Monthly Archives: July 2018

Face in the sky

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by Marjo Koskinen

Leading edge of a giant cloud

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banner cloud fire

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by Darcy McElveny

Expansion of Evacuation Alert for south Similkameen Valley Due to Snowy Mountain Fire The Snowy Mountain wildfire has increased in size and BC Wildfire recommends a precautionary Evacuation Alert for the Cawston and Keremeos areas. There is the potential for … Continue reading

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Station Street- normalcy returns

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by Les Dewar

Female Western Bluebird 

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Oliver – the brand to remember

The Branding Blueprint and Usage Guide project is coming to a close. Our research and workshops are complete and we have combed through our community input. The branding committee working closely with our contractor has renewed Oliver’s Brand Identity. Munday … Continue reading

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peach banner

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Smoky village

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by Jeremy Cook

Large format picture – a gift I would think

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Rural/Town divide – two days of cart pickups

Town more densely populated – auto cart pickup works better but not flawless. Spotted today – some homes with garbage at front and back, overstuffed carts,  black bags (no cart) recycling bins on wrong day – with the pick truck … Continue reading

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Heat, smoke and….rain

First part of week – quite warm with alerts on smoke/breathing and intense heat.

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Watch out – paving and re-construction projects in Oliver

Construction Works Scheduled for Fairview Bridge and Town-owned Parking Lot Fairview Bridge On Monday, July 30th, Mackinley-Clark Paving Ltd. will begin restoration at the entrances to Fairview Road Bridge. The works involve some asphalt milling, paving and gravel base restoration … Continue reading

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by Rick Knodel

Meeting in Oliver with LANA POPHAM, Provincial Minister of Agriculture Saturday July 28th Concerns: •We hope you will oppose the formation of a National Park Reserve in this area as it will have a devastating effect on a number of … Continue reading

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North of Osoyoos

Motorhome totally gone Location south of 176th Avenue just before Cemetery Hill

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by Dave Whalley

Drivers are advised to expect periodic delays on Highway 3, starting this week, while the existing bridge in Hedley is replaced with a new, two-lane structure. A temporary two-lane detour will be put in place while the old bridge is … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor

In my opinion the RCMP do not provide the coverage we should be entitled to. This is, in part, because they are having trouble enlisting new Constables. My biggest concern revolves around the fact that regardless of the local Commanders meeting … Continue reading

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New feature – Sunday Seens

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On the Sunnyside

Monarch Butterfly Walking along the a hiking trail at certain times of the year a person may well spot a green-striped worm feeding on the milkweed. Repulsive, it seems. That ugly, chewing machine seems to be destructive and greedy. It … Continue reading

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remedy starts jun (j30 ju5 ju12 jul22 jul 28) next aug 3

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The Steele Report

Trick Or Treat, that is the new slogan of Greyhound in the West actually from Sudbury Ontario to the Pacific Coast. October 31st Halloween Night will be like the ride of the Headless Horseman. See that night where ever you … Continue reading

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by Pat Whalley

LACK OF WHEELS Living in our beautiful little town has so many benefits, our weather, our great community our wonderful live theatre and movie theatre, to name just a few. No wonder so many people come for a visit then … Continue reading

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Think about it with Joseph Seiler

Shop To go to the shop is to go to the place I do my fixing and building work. Could be a motorcycle shop, which usually also has a store to sell new motorcycles, clothing, parts and so on. Going … Continue reading

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a daisy smith

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Hot and smoky weekend predicted

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Osoyoos RCMP report death

One man is dead following a motorcycle crash on Highway 3, six kilometres east of Osoyoos. A 73-year-old Chilliwack man was travelling east on the highway Wednesday evening when he went over an embankment on a sharp curve. He was … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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For those keeping track

A number of headlines and stories in local media this week – all quoting insiders and not Parks Canada – Note to MP – Parks Canada has an abysmal record of communicating what it is doing in this regard and speaks … Continue reading

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The story of a license and a lantern

Between 1904 and 1912, BC motorists were required to display “a lighted lamp, or lamps … any time after dusk and before dawn … to display prominently the number of the permit issued” – i.e. their licence plate number. The … Continue reading

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Smoky Lake

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