Monthly Archives: April 2017

Photographer Dustin Lesmeister

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School Board wants “education” high on the election debate

Board, councils seek common front and attempt to heal old wounds By ROY WOOD At least two themes will likely emerge later this month when the Okanagan-Similkameen school board holds it annual spring confabs with members of the local town … Continue reading

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Youth treatment centre reopens

British Columbia youth and young adults struggling with serious substance use problems now have access to Ashnola at The Crossing, the re-opened and re-named 22-bed residential treatment program in Keremeos. The new treatment program provides individuals aged 17 to 24 … Continue reading

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Trades training equipment – local school district to benefit

SD 53 – Okanagan Similkameen: $172,443 (earmarked for local schools) VICTORIA – Skilled trades students in B.C.’s rural regions will benefit from the majority of funding from a three-year, $15-million investment by the provincial government with the purchase of new … Continue reading

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Osoyoos Secondary to receive special “rural” funding

OSOYOOS – Government is continuing to support rural communities with a $410,426 investment under the Rural Education Enhancement Fund (REEF) to help the Okanagan Similkameen School District keep Osoyoos secondary in Osoyoos open, Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson announced today on … Continue reading

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Utilities Commission says ‘no change’ to tiered power rate system

 BCUC Issues Report to BC Government on Residential Inclining Block Rates VANCOUVER – The BCUC has issued an independent report requested by the BC Government in response to public concerns raised about BC Hydro and FortisBC’s residential inclining block (RIB) … Continue reading

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Mt. Baldy – from the owner

What a year! First we would like to express our most sincere gratitude towards our annual pass holders, our guests, our staffs, management team, and families and friends. It has been an amazing year indeed. As a team, we have … Continue reading

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Fantastic picture Audrey

What is it? Submitted by Audrey MacNaughton

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Get set and go

Pictures by Dave Whalley

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Town of Oliver

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