Monthly Archives: January 2019

Where did the sun go? Gloomy forecast

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First round of budget talks complete in Osoyoos

Osoyoos council met with the public last night to introduce the 2019 overall Town budget Finance Manager Jim Zakall talked to an overall total balanced budget of  $28+ million with an average homeowner increase of taxes and utilities of $62 in … Continue reading

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Car fire at OIB Hall

Oliver Fire Department crews dispatched at about 9:25pm Wednesday To the Community Hall parking lot – Osoyoos Indian Band Sage Road at Sandpoint Drive Vehicle on fire, no sign of a driver, no sign of any accident, no event at … Continue reading

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Busy month at the local curling centre

January 19 Families + Curling = Fun! The Oliver Curling Club just hosted a Family Fun Day on January 19th. Over 50 people turned out at the Eastlink Curling Centre, including kids as young as 4 and their parents, grandparents … Continue reading

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Go Fund established for Denise Lalonde

Jan 12, 2019 my son was involved in a single vehicle accident in Kamloops on his way home from work at New Gold Mine – recently hired at. My son grew up in Hedley and graduated in Keremeos. He had … Continue reading

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Oliver capital projects approved

Town of Oliver’s list of General Fund – Capital Projects approved: Earle Crescent Resurfacing – Okanagan Street to Veterans Avenue to Kootenay Street $600 thousand Veterans Avene & Church Avenues – resurfacing $148 thousand Airport Street – Lane rehab – … Continue reading

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Swan Picture above

Banner pix captured by Carolyn Madge at Turtle Bay

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Murphy’s Pub shuts down – owner heads to China for MRI

For the past nine years, Christine MacKinnon has been welcoming customers to Murphy’s Pub and Grill with a quick smile — but last Saturday, she poured her last pint. MacKinnon has closed down her business in order to seek treatment in her home country of … Continue reading

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Game Banquet (3) of 3 end on headline Friday

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