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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...

New mayor and fire hall

New mayor and fire hall

Osoyoos Nov 16, 2014 / 9:37 am

Osoyoos will get its new fire hall and a mostly new Town Council after Saturday’s election. A referendum to borrow nearly $6 million for the new fire hall...

7-11 robbed

7-11 robbed

Osoyoos Nov 7, 2014 / 8:07 pm

8 p.m. update: RCMP have arrested a 23-year-old Osoyoos man for the 7-11 Robbery. The man is currently in Police custody to be remanded for court next week. ...

Park closure update

Park closure update

Osoyoos Nov 7, 2014 / 12:43 pm

The park closure at popular Haynes Point in Osoyoos was revised earlier this week. Pedestrian and bicycle traffic will now be permitted on the road within the...

Campaign sign shot at

Campaign sign shot at

Oliver Oct 30, 2014 / 10:30 am

RDOS candidate Joel Malcolm said he is concerned after a window with one of his campaign signs appeared to be shot at. Malcolm, of Oliver, learned Wednesday...

Sentenced for $41K theft

Sentenced for $41K theft

Osoyoos Oct 27, 2014 / 1:06 pm

An Osoyoos man who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $40,000 from the fire protection district was given a conditional sentence of 12 months, Monday, in a...

Mayor in theft scandal

Mayor in theft scandal

Osoyoos Oct 23, 2014 / 9:13 pm

6:48 p.m. Oct. 23, update: Osoyoos Mayor Stu Wells issued this statement late Thursday afternoon. There will not be a press conference tomorrow, Friday. My...

Deer left to rot by mailbox

Deer left to rot by mailbox

Osoyoos Oct 17, 2014 / 7:19 pm

A dead deer has been carefully wrapped in clear plastic, duct-taped and left to rot near mailboxes in the Anarchist mountain area, leaving residents...

Political pinch hitting

Political pinch hitting

Osoyoos Oct 14, 2014 / 5:13 pm

Newly minted Osoyoos mayoral candidate Sue McKortoff is defending the last-minute timing of her entry into the race. They say timing is everything, McKortoff...

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