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Decide the best brunch on wheels at Oliver's Food Truck Brunch Showdown

Decide the best brunch on wheels at Oliver's Food Truck Brunch Showdown

Oliver May 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

Hungry brunch enthusiasts can determine their favourite late morning foods during the Food Truck Brunch Showdown at Oliver’s Nostalgia Wines this weekend....

Free pickleball lessons at Osoyoos' Sandy Beach

Free pickleball lessons at Osoyoos' Sandy Beach

Osoyoos May 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

Pickleball fans can make a racket as the Desert Pickleball Club begins offering free pickleball lessons, starting in June. Twice a week, the club will be...

Temporary service interruption at South Okanagan General Hospital emergency department

Temporary service interruption at South Okanagan General Hospital emergency department

May 20, 2024 / 3:11 pm

The emergency department at South Okanagan General Hospital will be temporarily closed overnight due to limited physician availability. Emergency services at...

Osoyoos' Gyro Park and other park washrooms closing early due to limited staff and software issues

Osoyoos' Gyro Park and other park washrooms closing early due to limited staff and software issues

Osoyoos May 20, 2024 / 1:58 pm

Some Osoyoos public park washrooms are closing early due to “limited staff availability and software issues.” In a public notice Friday, the Town of...

Osoyoos Fireworks lights up the sky at Spring Festival of the Arts in full video

Osoyoos Fireworks lights up the sky at Spring Festival of the Arts in full video

Osoyoos May 20, 2024 / 12:08 pm

The Osoyoos Spring Festival of the Arts closed out a full weekend of music, entertainment, and vendors with a vibrant fireworks display from celebrated...

Oliver's Half Corked Marathon celebrates 16th year with a weekend full of wine events

Oliver's Half Corked Marathon celebrates 16th year with a weekend full of wine events

Oliver May 20, 2024 / 4:00 am

Runners can get ready to cross or stumble through the finish line at Oliver’s 16th Half Corked Marathon this weekend. The route is between 20 and 24...

Osoyoos Spring Festival of the Arts brings in the crowds with a full day of music and nighttime fireworks

Osoyoos Spring Festival of the Arts brings in the crowds with a full day of music and nighttime fireworks

Osoyoos May 19, 2024 / 3:56 pm

Music filled the downtown area as the Osoyoos Music Festival of the Arts took over Gyro Park with a full day of tunes on Sunday. Starting at 11 a.m, crowds...

Highway to Healing raffle to support sick children with 'generous' South Okanagan hospitality prizes

Highway to Healing raffle to support sick children with 'generous' South Okanagan hospitality prizes

South Okanagan May 19, 2024 / 11:17 am

The Highway to Healing Support Society has opened its Taste of the South Okanagan fundraising raffle and will be announcing the winners this summer....

Public meeting planned in Oliver to discuss healthcare with BC United Party candidate

Public meeting planned in Oliver to discuss healthcare with BC United Party candidate

Oliver May 19, 2024 / 4:00 am

South Okanagan residents are invited to a public discussion on healthcare in the region, featuring the local BC United Party candidate and the party's...

Tribute show for Kenny Rogers and Elvis Presley coming to Oliver, Penticton, Vernon and Kelowna

Tribute show for Kenny Rogers and Elvis Presley coming to Oliver, Penticton, Vernon and Kelowna

Okanagan May 18, 2024 / 4:00 pm

Tickets sales have just opened up for a show touring across the Okanagan Valley this fall, promising a "rare and unforgettable night of...

Upcoming show in Oliver, Penticton to celebrate Ukrainian culture and help welcome newcomers

Upcoming show in Oliver, Penticton to celebrate Ukrainian culture and help welcome newcomers

Oliver/Penticton May 18, 2024 / 4:00 am

Enjoy the beauty of Ukrainian culture while helping newcomers from the country settle in their new home. The Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Society of Calgary and the...

Opening of Oliver and District Community Pool delayed by leak in main system

Opening of Oliver and District Community Pool delayed by leak in main system

May 17, 2024 / 5:12 pm

It'll be a little longer before people are able to splash in the Oliver and District Community Pool, since the town announced the opening has been delayed...

Oliver residents reminded that Co-Op Avenue is closed 24/7 for time being

Oliver residents reminded that Co-Op Avenue is closed 24/7 for time being

Oliver May 17, 2024 / 1:38 pm

Work has begun on Oliver's co-op Avenue Reconstruction Project, and motorists will see continued work throughout the summer. The road will be closed 24...

Wave of Osoyoos town staffer resignations partially related to public harassment

Wave of Osoyoos town staffer resignations partially related to public harassment

Osoyoos May 17, 2024 / 4:00 am

The Town of Osoyoos is playing catch up after a string of staffers have resigned within the last few months, some of which are reportedly partly related to...

Town of Osoyoos to hold public hearing over multi-family residential building proposal

Town of Osoyoos to hold public hearing over multi-family residential building proposal

Osoyoos May 17, 2024 / 4:00 am

Osoyoos residents can have their say on whether a Main Street property should be kept for agricultural use or excluded for a multi-family residential building...

Osoyoos' Desert Sun Marina main boat launch closed due to damage

Osoyoos' Desert Sun Marina main boat launch closed due to damage

Osoyoos May 16, 2024 / 6:00 pm

The main Osoyoos Desert Sunrise Marina boat launch is closed due to damage, and residents report it is currently barricaded off. “We are working to assess...

Osoyoos Spring Festival of the Arts underway for May long weekend with some changes

Osoyoos Spring Festival of the Arts underway for May long weekend with some changes

Osoyoos May 16, 2024 / 12:42 pm

The Osoyoos Spring Festival of the Arts kicked off Wednesday and will continue over the long weekend. Tickets for most shows, present by Osoyoos & District...

Best in province Osoyoos secondary student competing at Skills Canada National Competition in electronics

Best in province Osoyoos secondary student competing at Skills Canada National Competition in electronics

Osoyoos May 16, 2024 / 4:00 am

A 17-year-old Tucker Macor spent two weeks at school after spring break putting a 2005 Jeep Liberty engine in a 2009 body. That’s just the kind of kid he...

RDOS notifies public of Victoria Day weekend service closures

RDOS notifies public of Victoria Day weekend service closures

Okanagan-Similkameen May 15, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Residents within the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen will have to prepare for some regional service closures over the Victoria Day weekend. In a press...

RCMP sergeant meets with woman in Oliver to celebrate citizenship during Citizenship Week

RCMP sergeant meets with woman in Oliver to celebrate citizenship during Citizenship Week

Oliver May 15, 2024 / 12:23 pm

An Oliver RCMP sergeant made a special appearance for a woman who recently became a Canadian citizen. In honour of Citizenship Week from May 13 to 19, RCMP Sgt....

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