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Leza Macdonald reports – a flashback to 2014 – Oliver Theatre

  Photographer Leza Macdonald on the prowl inside the historic Oliver Theatre Three metal doors, were on a series of ropes and pulleys, automatically closed IF the arc light projecting the early highly flammable film started a fire.  The portholes … Continue reading

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Kenny McLean inducted (flashback)

2017 Vancouver Sun runs a history piece on Kenny This one from ODN 3 and half years ago.   Kenny McLean Saddle Bronc Rider Inducted 2013 Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame   Considered by many to be the greatest Canadian rodeo … Continue reading

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Winners will be picked soon

Photographer Leza Macdonald travelled the rural back roads and city streets looking for the best and the finest of residential light up displays and commercial sites with lights. We will display that later in the day. A team of judges … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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News from School District 53

1. District Restructuring: A decision has been made not to replace the position of Assistant School District Superintendent in 2015. The board will restructure itself into a number staff/administrator based committees and attempt to do the same kind of work … Continue reading

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New term, new board, new directions

Press to enlarge Trustees from four regions within School District 53 sworn in Wednesday before a regular meeting. Left to right – back: June Harrington, Osoyoos; Rachel Allendbrand, Oliver; Debbie Marten, Similkameen and Myrna Coates, Keremeos Left to right – … Continue reading

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This man looks happy

Assistant Superintendent, Jim Insley, – School District 53 is set to retire at the end of January. Insley has been in the district for many years as teacher and school administrator. Jim is posing with this picture, his favourite, received … Continue reading

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Stories of interest from okfallsdailynews.com

The Grinch has arrived in Ok Falls – Several area residents have reported property theft over the last few weeks, with many crimes happening in the middle of the day.  Thieves seem to be targeting storage buildings and the items they … Continue reading

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Local story teller – Ray Hull passes in Oliver

Ray Stanley Hull was born and raised in Rolla, BC in the beautiful Peace River country. His early days were spent on the farm but this changed with WW II and the building of the Alaska Highway from Dawson Creek … Continue reading

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Open auditions

Theatre director Nathan Linders thinks it’s never too early to start planning that summer vacation to the family cottage, especially when it includes the prospect of fishing and beer. Linders hopes he’ll find a few actors to bring such a … Continue reading

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Wednesday – one week until Christmas Eve 2014

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Tradition of light up continues – flashback

This is a shot by Russell Work of the Christmas show at the Feedlot a few years ago. How time flies.

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Thursday evening – it begins for another year

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Picture of Santa’s fire truck by John Chapman Route Schedule for: 12th anniversary Christmas Fire Truck – Cheer with Santa on a route near your home: Thursday – Wine name area … Continue reading

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Just about time to open the box

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Christmas ice

December 2011 – photographer unknown

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By the lake

December 2011 – photographer unknown

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The perfect tree

Published December 2012 – photographer unknown

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Merry Christmas

First Row (left to right) Luke, Cody, Adrienne, Harmeet, Tomarrae, Chelsey Back Row: Marilyn, Sam, Lori, Stacey, Jessica Press image to enlarge Press for larger Press this picture for larger: . . . . . .     Merry Christmas … Continue reading

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Sunday feast – an interesting look at Seniors Centre

Press to enlarge Christmas at the Seniors Centre on Sunday Night. Submitted by Brian Johnston

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Reaction swift

Clean-energy industry underlines BC role Now that the BC government has approved BC Hydro’s Site C hydro-electric dam, BC’s clean-energy industry asks what role it can play in continuing to be a generator of cost-effective power and jobs for BC, … Continue reading

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Update: $8 billion Site C dam approved

The Site C hydroelectric dam is the third of four major dams initially proposed in the mid-1950s for the Peace River Valley in northeastern B.C. The three dams were designed to be part of a power-generating package that reuses water … Continue reading

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Friends and kids join here for Tuesday montage

Thanks to North Pole Musical – OES – at the Frank Venables Theatre – 2nd show tonight at 7pm Thanks to the Oliver Public Library and it’s friends caroling inside today – grab a book for the holidays.

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Treasure

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All proceeds to the Food Bank

The Oliver Branch of Valley First got into the Christmas Spirit during their annual branch Christmas Party by wearing Tacky Christmas Sweaters! From 9 am – 3 pm on December  these sweaters will be auctioned off with all the proceeds going … Continue reading

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OK Photo Lab

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Couple of advisories – of interest to readers

Wednesday is the first Christmas Edition 2014 – filled with Xmas Cards and seasonal photographs – a great day to say hello to your friends on Oliver Daily News. This feature will be repeated on Christmas Eve – next week … Continue reading

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Starts Thursday – the 18th of December

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Picture of Santa’s fire truck by John Chapman Route Schedule for: 12th anniversary Christmas Fire Truck – Cheer with Santa on a route near your home: Thursday – Wine name area – Meadows … Continue reading

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Hornets take a win against Summerland

The Hornets got back into the win column last night as they played a very well balanced game. The team applied an intense man full court that Summerland could not handle, couple that with smart offense and the result is … Continue reading

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Okay to grow pot at home – says federal court

The federal government has lost its latest attempt to prevent medical marijuana patients from growing pot at home. New rules were introduced earlier this year that prohibited home growing and instead shifted production to commercial operations, but a group of … Continue reading

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RDOS budget deliberations begin Thursday

Both Area C and the Town of Oliver face a budget increase when it comes to paying for regional governance but more importantly a rise in the cost of operating joint services. In 2014 – Town of Oliver budget at RDOS … Continue reading

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