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The message is NOT sinking in

No open fires in the Town of Oliver   8:30 pm Saturday Zinfandel at Meadows Drive – north side – (former Knodel Property ) 3 units of Oliver Fire Department respond to a dispatch. This looks like rural agricultural land … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is ?

A holiday for Jack… no time off in almost 9 years… We will give you a story on garbage and recycling changes in Oliver that take effect Monday Will announce a contest winner Will give you first rate photos of … Continue reading

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Bursary winners to take a year off – before resuming studies

Congratulations to our two OCAC bursary winners for 2018. Ali enjoys photography exhibiting at a downtown art gallery and did a placement as a reporter for Oliver Daily News. Tristan excels in performance, where he has been cast in an … Continue reading

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by Laird Smith

Wally and Auntie Kay Smith moved to Oliver during the Dirty 30’s, built a house and stayed in it for thirty plus years before building another house 100 meters away and moving again. There are many good things to say … Continue reading

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Oliver takes it case to Victoria

On Monday June the 25th, 2018, Dr. Peter Entwistle, along with Councillor Petra Veintimilla and Aarin Frigon (left) (Project Manager for the South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice) were in Victoria to make a presentation to the Joint Standing … Continue reading

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And the winner is

Not that many entries but high quality and difficult to separate out a winner. Many thanks to all photographers who sent in pictures but only those that sized them correctly are in the mix for consideration. Other pictures were published … Continue reading

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by Susan Brown

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Thanks

As the school year winds to a close, the Tuc-el-Nuit PAC would like to give a huge high-five of thanks to the Community Foundation of the – Okanagan/Similkameen for helping keep our students fed well this past year! The Foundation’s generous support … Continue reading

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On the Sunnyside

  Remarkable Answers On this Canada Day weekend we have a lot to be thankful for. Canada is among the best countries in the world. I also want to use this opportunity to express appreciation to all who wished us … Continue reading

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Werner Eigelsreiter, nature photographer

Werner Eigelsreiter installs and fixes your computers. He gets the bugs out — that’s his job. But for fun, he searches for different bugs – he hikes the Okanagan hills and valleys, photographing insects. The South Okanagan boasts one of … Continue reading

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Update – Oliver woman found rescued after 10 hour ordeal

Monday Oliver RCMP were contacted by a male who advised his 66 year old wife had gone for a walk along the canal at 8:45 am and has not returned home. The canal  due to recent flooding was very high … Continue reading

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A question that needs to be answered

Cliff Gay writes: I am confused by the above statement about no campfires. Recently heard that there are no campfire bans in BC currently. What constitutes a campfire? In the Town of Oliver – no open fires/burning/campfires at anytime of … Continue reading

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2018 – basketball training begins Tuesday

Nothin But Net basketball camp July 3-6th at SOSS gym. Rookie camp is for grades 3-6 and senior camp for grades 7-10. Players going into Gr 7 have the option to play in either based on their level of comfort … Continue reading

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by Pat Whalley

LONG TO REIGN OVER US Every now and again the question crops up if it is time for Gt. Britain to drop the Royal Family.  The cost involved with Royal visits and all the fanfare and security they entail also … Continue reading

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Updated: Late Fall or early Winter for Nomination Meeting

Marshall Neufeld is a realtor in Penticton – first to announce  – ran in the riding once before Penticton city Councillor Helena Konanz is a former professional tennis player – endorsed Thursday by Dan Albas, Rick Thorpe and Tom Siddon History … Continue reading

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Town quick to respond

Two complaints Thursday made to ODN by readers rather than to the Town office. Canada Flag badly damaged by wind ? Canada Day on Sunday Replaced quickly – BC flag needs help – yes? *** 2nd complaint involved a mess of … Continue reading

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Long weekend – mixed bag – not hot -bring an umbrella

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Police called to assist Oliver firefighters

9pm Thursday Primrose Lane between Rd 2 and Rd 3 Fire department dispatched on a report of a pole burning. Turned out to be a campfire (not legal) in front of a home.  The campfire put out quickly but one of … Continue reading

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A lady I know well sent me a picture of a fallen tree – came in a few days after the big wind so I ignored it……..But You know she put a second picture into the mix as well. Two of … Continue reading

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by Audrey MacNaughton

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Former premier surprises many

  Former British Columbia premier Ujjal Dosanjh is urging voters to say No to a referendum on proportional representation because he believes it will usher in extremist parties like those in some European countries. Dosanjh says Germany, the Netherlands and … Continue reading

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by Peter Joyce, Mountain West Studios

With permission High format picture – press to enlarge

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