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Oliver/Osoyoos News

Saying goodbye to Roxanne

Saying goodbye to Roxanne

Oliver Jan 17, 2015 / 3:00 pm

Around 300 people gathered at the Osoyoos Indian Band Community Hall in Oliver to celebrate the life of Roxanne Louie Saturday morning. Louie, 26, was reported...

Mount Baldy officially reopens

Mount Baldy officially reopens

Oliver Jan 16, 2015 / 2:00 pm

Mount Baldy Ski Area in the South Okanagan officially reopened Friday for the 2015 season. The day began with a number of local dignitaries in attendance for a...

Mount Baldy to open Friday

Mount Baldy to open Friday

Oliver Jan 12, 2015 / 12:15 pm

Snowboarders and skiers who missed riding at Mount Baldy last ski season have reason to celebrate. The South Okanagan ski area has announced it will open to the...

Mount Baldy to open Sunday

Mount Baldy to open Sunday

Oliver Jan 9, 2015 / 4:28 pm

Skiers and snowboarders rejoice, Mount Baldy Ski Resort is set to reopen this weekend. Baldy will open to village residents on Sunday and will begin regular...

Sentencing set in sibling killing

Sentencing set in sibling killing

Osoyoos Jan 8, 2015 / 10:35 am

The sentencing date has been set for an Osoyoos Indian Band member who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the stabbing death of his younger brother. Sentencing...

School buses run in South

School buses run in South

Oliver Jan 6, 2015 / 8:36 am

School District 53, (Okanagan Similkameen), is reporting that all schools are open today, Tuesday, and all school buses are running. Buses did not run Monday in...

Wooden dragon's head stolen

Wooden dragon's head stolen

Osoyoos Dec 23, 2014 / 2:00 pm

A wooden dragon's head, as well as several other unique items, have been stolen in Osoyoos in recent days. According to the Osoyoos RCMP, there was a break...

Mt. Baldy Ski Resort to re-open

Mt. Baldy Ski Resort to re-open

Oliver Dec 22, 2014 / 12:25 pm

South Okanagan skiers and snowboarders received some good news on Monday. The G-Force Group announced that Mount Baldy Ski Resort, which was closed for the...

Equipment theft at job site

Equipment theft at job site

Oliver Dec 19, 2014 / 5:00 am

According to the Oliver RCMP, at some point during the evening hours of Dec. 17 to 18, thieves raided a job site in the 4300 Block of Black Sage Road. Items...

Dog shot in Oliver

Dog shot in Oliver

Oliver Dec 11, 2014 / 7:26 pm

According to the Oliver RCMP, a missing dog located in a rural area close to Black Sage Road has been shot. On Dec. 10, the RCMP received an initial report that...

Child luring arrest

Child luring arrest

Osoyoos Dec 5, 2014 / 4:00 pm

A 29-year-old Osoyoos man has been arrested and charged for offences against a child, according to the Osoyoos RCMP. On Nov. 24, the RCMP received information...

Mission Impossible theft

"Mission Impossible" theft

Oliver Dec 3, 2014 / 1:15 pm

A determined thief went to great lengths to break into a recycling depot in Oliver early Saturday morning. The man pulled out a skylight, came down a rope, and...

Oliver grow-op trial starts

Oliver grow-op trial starts

Oliver Dec 2, 2014 / 7:54 pm

The trial for a man and woman facing charges tied to a rural grow-op near Oliver, started Tuesday in Penticton. Jessica Stelkia and Blaine Vickers are charged...

Fire destroys lakeside home

Fire destroys lakeside home

Osoyoos Dec 2, 2014 / 12:00 pm

A large fire at the Inkaneep Point Resort in Osoyoos destroyed a lakefront cabin over the weekend. The Osoyoos Fire Department was alerted late Saturday night...

Movember drive thru breakfast

Movember drive thru breakfast

Oliver Nov 27, 2014 / 5:30 am

Oliver residents will be getting their first opportunity to drive through the local fire hall this weekend, and it's all for a good cause. The Oliver Fire...

Suspect in crash turns self in

Suspect in crash turns self in

Oliver Nov 26, 2014 / 6:44 pm

The man allegedly responsible for the hit and run that killed a 73-year-old woman in Oliver, has turned himself into police. Cst. Kris Clark says the...

Accident victim was well known

Accident victim was well known

Oliver Nov 26, 2014 / 5:00 am

The woman who died after being hit by two cars in Oliver early Tuesday morning, was well known in the town. Residents said the accident victim was a sweet older...

New distillery in South Okanagan

New distillery in South Okanagan

Oliver Nov 25, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Oliver is known for its wineries, but visitors will soon have the opportunity to sample spirits made at a new distillery just off the highway, north of town....

The most expensive wine in BC

The most expensive wine in BC

Oliver Nov 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

One Faith Vineyards - A First Growth from the Okanagan Valley from Olaf Strassner on Vimeo. If you love wine and money is not an issue, you now have a chance to...

Rookie cracks Oliver council

Rookie cracks Oliver council

Oliver Nov 16, 2014 / 1:05 pm

One new face will join Oliver Town Council as Petra Veintimilla managed to top the polls on Saturday in a race that included all four incumbents seeking...

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