Reporter Roy Woods on holidays
Committee of the Whole 4pm
Community Food Action Initiative Grant Application
Grant for Food Security Report
Presenter: Carol Sheridan, Manager – Oliver Parks and Recreation
Council agreed to fund 50% of project cost (cash and in kind) so that application can be made
This commitment is for 3 years at 15 thousand dollars per year. If grant is approved it would fund the hiring of a consultant to work on a Food Security report for the community.
RDOS budget items for Oliver – Presenter: Sandy Croteau, RDOS
- Budget is still at draft stage – final budget must be approved by March 31
- Total RDOS budget (capital and operating) 37.4 million up $300,000 from previous year
- Joint services – Oliver Parks up 95 thousand for a weight room addition
- Garbage collection down $15 thousand. Heritage Grant increased by $7000
- Oliver has only 4.73% of the assessed value in the RDOS
- In Oliver average home worth $271 thousand and pays $385 in taxes to RDOS
- Frank Venables Theatre, capital and operating: $55 annually, General Government $20, Heritage $26, Garbage $18, 911/Emergency $14, Sterile Insect and Okanagan Basin Water Board $19
- Hospital District capital requisition: $91 per average home.
Bylaw enforcement issue at “old Greyhound building” on Bank Avenue
Presenter: John Chapman appeared before council to plead for fairness in the application of bylaws in regard to signage/paint for building (480 Bank Avenue) a new pawn shop business. Mayor Hovanes told Chapman there had been a number of complaints from neighbours and bylaw enforcement officer sent to inspect. Letter was sent to owner asking that bylaw requirements be adhered to. Owner asked tenant to comply. Chapman stated he thought there was a level of unfairness in the process.
Regular Council Meeting 7pm
Development proposed for 5800 block of Okanagan Avenue west side – tri-plex to replace single family residence. Public Hearing ordered for February 9th 7pm Council Chambers. Application seeks to upgrade zoning from Low density to Medium Density.
8:07 Monday night north of Oliver
Lone occupant of a late model black smaller car taken to hospital for observation.
Debris field of at least 300 feet south to north indicating car was shattering as it flipped several times.
Police, ambulance and Oliver Fire Department on the scene. Cold temperature but no indication of road conditions playing a part in the accident. Great Dane dog missing from the car said one bystander. Male driver thought to be his early twenties.
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Game 19 8:00 am – 9:30 am
1st Place Pool A – LANGLEY vs Wild Card – WEST KELOWNA
RESULT: LANGLEY beat WEST KELOWNA by a score of 4 to 2
Game 20 8:00 am – 9:30 am. (Osoyoos)
1st Place Pool B – KELOWNA ROYALS vs 1st Place Pool C – SALMONARM RUSTY BLADES
RESULT: KELOWNA ROYALS beat SALMONARM RUSTY BLADES by a score of 7 to 1
Game 21 9:45 am – 11:15 am
4th Place Pool A – VERNON vs 4th Place Pool C – CASTLEGAR CANADIANS
RESULT VERNON TIED CASTLEGAR CANADIANS with a score of 6 to 6
Game 22: 9:45 am – 11:15 am. (Osoyoos)
3rd Place Pool B – SOUTH OKANAGAN vs 3rd Place Pool C – SOUTH DELTA
RESULT: SOUTH DELTA beat SOUTH OKANAGAN by a score of 6 to 3
Game 23. 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
3rd Place Pool A – KELOWNA PREDATORS vs 4th Place Pool B – KAMLOOPS PISTONS
RESULT: KELOWNA PREDATORS beat KAMLOOPS PISTONS by a score of 6 to 2
Game 24. 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. (Osoyoos)
2nd Place – CASTLEGAR DEKES OF HAZARD vs 2nd Place – KAMLOOPS HURRICANES
RESULT: CASTLEGAR DEKES OF HAZARD TIED with KAMLOOPS HURRICANES – score of 1
Game 25. 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Loser Game 19 WEST KELOWNA vs Loser Game 20 SALMONARM RUSTY BLADES
RESULT: WEST KELOWNA beat SALMONARM RUSTY BLADES by a score of 6 to 1
Game 26 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Winner Game 19 – LANGLEY vs Winner Game 20 – KELOWNA ROYALS
RESULT: LANGLEY CHIEFS beat KELOWNA ROYALS by a score of 6 to 1
LANGLEY CHIEFS TOOK FIRST PLACE IN THE TOURNAMENT
Thanks to Lynne Smith – Oliver Lions and Lioness Clubs
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Did you know that quitting smoking can add 3-10 years to your life? As soon as you quit smoking, your risk of cancer, lung problems, and heart disease starts to drop and your health improves.
Why is Quitting so Hard?
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The Good News!
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“Rock came down more or less opposite the lake. Sizeable chunks of rock strewn across beach, ice is partially broken up from impact, and I imagine a bit of a ” lake tidal wave ” The covered part of the flume now has a lot more debris on it than before” – 2nd submitted comment
Gallagher Lake this morning
At 6am this morning we heard a very loud rumbling coming from the mountain across Gallagher lake. We looked out the door but it was too dark to see anything. The rumbling lasted for about 30 seconds followed by the sound of falling rocks. We are not sure how big it was but it was very loud.
The Al Lwisi family with the Oliver Refugee Committee on Sunday at the Tea and Greet welcome party at Christ the King Catholic Church. Over 100 people turned up to say ‘Welcome to Oliver’ to the Al Lwisi family, and also to the new Syrian Refugee family just newly arrived in Osoyoos. Mohammad and Nesreen both talked to the crowd and thanked them sincerely for the support and warm welcome accorded to them since they arrived in early December.
Mohammad and Nesreen Al Lwisi with Tara and Mayor Ron Hovanes at the welcome gathering. Mayor Hovanes welcomed the family to Oliver on behalf of the Town. Over 100 people were in attendance to meet, greet and have tea with the new arrivals.
Submitted by Dale Dodge
As a boy I skated every winter, sometimes on Park Rill, the dugout Wally created, or Mud Lake. The first half hour was always fun but then when the cold started to settle into my bones and my toes, it became a challenge to see any fun in it.
Years on, as a man I skated once in a while. Then in the 1990’s I ceased skating altogether and somewhere along the line even sold my skates.
Today Nelly and I were walking in a City of Edmonton park when I saw a skate rental sign. I must admit that at first I was feeling quite positive about renting skates, then I started second guessing my desire to be on skates again.
My main concern was, what if I fell? When Nelly encouraged me to go for it, I gave in and rented the beasts! I had forgotten the struggle you get to put them on your feet. I even went back and got a larger size. Finally, with laces done up as tight as possible, it was off to the ice surface.
There was a hand railing to support myself going down the three steps to where the ice began. On top of the ice there was a patch of crusty snow extending out about two feet from the stairs. I stepped into that, and was expecting to glide through it and onto the ice that was snow free.
Instead, the snow caught my skates and I stumbled forward and began to lose my balance. I straightened up and fell backwards crashing onto my right shoulder. Fortunately, by this time I was far enough away from the stairs so that when I hit the ice I did not crack my head on the stairs.
I scrambled to my feet, looked around and saw a woman looking at me with astonishment, as if to say, ” old man, you should stay in your rocking chair!”
With the falling business out of the way, it was time to get on with the business of skating!
I tried to stand up straight and skate like the young men around me were doing, but I was too wobbly to maintain that balance. Lean forward and crouch, that was the only style for me. I skated a short loop and my leg muscles were aching.
I went over and hung onto the stair railing for a minute or two then decided that a two minute skate was not worth the $9.00 rent on my skates. Off I went again, this time wobbly skating around the island that was in the middle of the pond. That was all of ten minutes then I was done.
Back in the change room I had forgotten how difficult it was to get the skates off! I unlaced them as best I could but was unable to make any headway in removing them.
As I hung onto the bench, Nelly pulled them off my feet. I don’t remember ever having someone help me like that when I was a little gaffer.
As I write this I do have a little stiffness in my shoulder where I fell and my right hip feels tender, but I’ll see what I feel like tomorrow.
On a different note, I have managed to contact Gunnar Kuehn with the help of a few of his relatives. Before I give you his letter, I must make a correction that both he and my sister Trish have mentioned. The year of the Reach For The Top contest for them was 1961.
Gunnar’s letter is as follows.
” WOW! A real flash from the past! I actually thought REACH FOR THE TOP was 1961, but ok it has been a long time. I am currently on the road with my actors ( THE AMERICAN DRAMA GROUP EUROPE ) doing THE CANTERVILLE GHOST by Oscar Wilde, through Italy, Slovenia, and Hungary. Therefore, I will not have any time to look into this** more exhaustively for a few weeks.
Briefly though, I am a producer and part owner of the above company, an international touring theatre company ( based in the beer capital of the world, Munich, Germany ) that has performed in English, French, and Spanish in around 40 countries throughout the world ( not Canada unfortunately ) and am currently in Bologna, Italy, ready for a 11:00 show for schools.
Normally I do not accompany my actors on their tours but when they go to Italy I insist on sharing the company van with them as I love the country so much. The actors kindly accept my presence.
In fact whenever I do go along I often insist on driving the van. There are two reasons for that; one, I have been to these countries numerous times on our various tours and thus know the routes and theatres like the back of my hand, and secondly, seeing that most of the actors are Brits they are not used to driving on the right side of the road. And I just love their accents!
Unfortunately I have to rush. The actors are waiting for me down in the hotel lobby.”
Gunnar went on to mention that he has been living abroad for nearly 50 years and that he hasn’t had much contact with Canada since his parents died.
I have enjoyed writing this series. I know there are others who participated in the Reach For The Top journey such as Sandra Shaw and one of the Olgilvie boys.
If anyone is aware of the names of the rest of the participating students, please drop me a line.
** The Reach For The Top details.
A 46 year old woman is listed in stable condition in Kelowna Hospital according to the Traffic Division of the RCMP.
The woman from Oliver was involved in a serious accident in the noon hour Sunday.
Highway 97 south of Okanagan Falls was closed for a number of hours following an accident between a logging truck and a gold coloured import. The car was southbound and the truck northbound.
The truck, which wasn’t carrying a load of logs, burst into flames. The driver of the truck was bruised and taken to hospital for observation and has been released.
Top photos Skylar Noe- Vack
Bottom picture Matt Lewis
January kicks off a new artistic year for the Oliver Community Arts Council. The OCAC plays an important role in making arts accessible to the public throughout our region. We mount five major arts events per year, and support many other live performances, exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and seminars. All our events are free or by donation. That means we work hard to make art fun for everyone!
Did you know there are many advantages of YOU becoming a member? And you don’t have to be an artist! Arts-loving individuals, families, groups and businesses all benefit from joining. For $15 (individual) or $20 (family), you can keep up-to-date on the latest arts news with the colourful Creative Minds newsletter. Receive discounts on art entries to faires and exhibits. Participate in the occasional member draws for tickets and other promotional items. Maybe you forgot to renew last year, and want to reconnect?
Are you a non-profit group with an interest in arts and culture activities? A business with a creative flair? Or simply a business who loves the arts and wants to support a local organization? For $30 (non-profit) or $40 (business) we offer virtually unlimited advertising through Creative Minds, website promotion, weblinks, and featuring your promotional materials at arts events through the year. Share your news in person at our fun Arts Jam! gatherings. We also welcome member businesses and groups as guest speakers – your place or ours.
Supporting your arts council is a fantastic way to give back to your community. It might even be one of your New Year resolutions. You can bet your membership supports a worthy enterprise:
Did you know the Oliver Community Arts Council:
* currently represents 20 non-profit groups, 15 businesses and about 80 households?
* publicizes beyond that to reach 20 regional arts councils, our sponsors, political representatives, tourism bureaus, and other community leaders?
* celebrates creative expression from performance art to fibre arts to painting, from photography and graphic design, to culinary arts, history, culture, & more ?
* attracted several hundred people to its events last year, not including the hundreds more to its member group activities?
* is a registered Canadian charity as well as a non-profit society?
* is publicly funded $9,000- 12,000 per year to mount five major arts events, support up to ten more events by its member groups, and manage the Quail’s Nest Arts Centre?
* is run entirely by dedicated volunteers?
Say yes to the arts this year! Support your local arts council!
You can download a membership form here
Find out the advantages of different levels of membership here:
BANTAM RECREATION HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Game 7. 8:00 am – 9:30 am KELOWNA PREDATORS vs LANGLEY CHIEFS
RESULT: KELOWNA PREDATORS TIED LANGLEY CHIEFS – score 3 to 3
Game 8. 8:00 am – 9:30 am (Osoyoos) VERNON vs KAMLOOPS HURRICANES
RESULT: KAMLOOPS HURRICANES beat VERNON by a score of 5 to 4
Game 9. 9:45 am – 11:15 am CASTLEGAR DEKES OF HAZARD vs S. OKANAGAN
RESULT: CASTLEGAR DEKES OF HAZARD beat SOUTH OKANAGAN by a score of 4 to 0
Game 10. 9:45 am – 11:15 am (Osoyoos) KELOWNA ROYALS vs KAMLOOPS PISTONS
RESULT: KELOWNA ROYALS beat KAMLOOPS PISTONS by a score of 9 to 0
Game 11. 11:30 am – 1:00 pm CASTLEGAR CANADIANS vs SOUTH DELTA
RESULT: SOUTH DELTA beat CASTLEGAR CANADIANS by a score of 7 to 3
Game 12. 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Osoyoos) SALMON ARM RUSTY BLADES vs WEST KELOWNA
RESULT: SALMONARM RUSTY BLADES TIED WEST KELOWNA – score of 3 to 3
Game 13. 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm KELOWNA PREDATORS vs KAMLOOPS HURRICANES
RESULT: KAMLOOPS HURRICANES beat KELOWNA PREDATORS by a score of 6 to 1
Game 14. 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm (Osoyoos) LANGLEY CHIEFS vs VERNON
RESULT: LANGLEY CHIEFS beat VERNON by a score of 6 to 3
Game 15. 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm KAMLOOPS PISTONS vs CASTLEGAR DEKES OF HAZARD
RESULT: CASTLEGAR DEKES OF HAZARD beat KAMLOOPS PISTONS by a score of 3 to 0
Game 16. 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm OUTH OKANAGAN vs KELOWNA ROYALS
RESULT: KELOWNA ROYALS beat SOUTH OKANAGAN by a score of 8 to 3
Game 17. 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm WEST KELOWA vs CASTLEGAR CANADIANS
RESULT: CASTLEGAR CANADIANS beat WEST KELOWNA by a score of 5 to 1
Game 18. 8:15 pm – 9:45 pm SOUTH DELTA vs SALMON ARM RUSTY BLADES
RESULT: SALMON ARM RUSTY BLADES beat SOUTH DELTA by a score of 7 to 2
Thanks Lynne Smith and the Oliver Lions and Oliver Lioness clubs – say hi at the concession stand
B.C.’s Ministry of Forestry, Lands and Natural Resource Operations wants to remove limits how many wolves hunters can kill in the Peace Region and when.
The proposed changes would also remove the time limits on the hunting season.
As it stands, hunters can only kill three wolves each year in the Peace Region between Aug. 15 and June 15.
275 wolves in the Peace were killed by hunters annually from 2000 to 2010, equating to 14 per cent of the local population.
The ministry believes the current population could support double the current amount of hunting.
Changes proposed for grizzly limits as well
The ministry is also proposing to triple the number of grizzly bears that can be killed in part of the Peace Region called MU 7-52, from 50 to 150.
MU 7-52 is a remote area of Northern B.C., bordered approximately by the Kechika River, Turnagain River, Highway 37 and the Yukon border. The nearest community is the First Nations community of Good Hope Lake, with less than 50 people.
According to the ministry, the area has an estimated population of 459 grizzlies, the highest in the Peace. Annually, about eight grizzlies are killed by hunters each year in MU 7-52.
An average of 297 grizzlies are killed provincewide each year.
Professor and activist questions rationale
Under the “rationale” section of the bear hunting proposal, the ministry notes it based its proposal on population estimates.
Science director for Raincoast Conservation Foundation and University of Victoria professor Chris Darimont said that set off alarm bells for him.
He said population estimates are just “best guesses,” and that there are a lot of unknowns about grizzlies, their population rates, how fast they reproduce and what kills them.
“The fear here is with these increased authorizations, hunters will be taking more bears than are produced,” he told Radio West host Rebecca Zandbergen.
From the Wilderness Committee – Act Now – research the issue
Right now, the BC government is engaging in public consultation on proposals to loosen hunting regulations – and we have until January 31, 2016 to say no to these dangerous changes.
The provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is proposing drastic increases to wolf and grizzly hunting in BC.
They propose extending the open season for wolf hunting in several areas of the Omineca, Thompson-Nicola and Peace regions, to the point of year-round hunting in some cases. They propose completely eliminating the bag limit (the amount each hunter is allowed to kill) for wolves in the Peace region, increasing the bag limit in the Kootenay region, and allowing trapping year-round on private land in Thompson-Nicola.
More on Pain & Other ‘Stuff’
I see many ‘mature’ ladies getting to exercise classes. And I’m talking about women in their 80’s even! Not sure what the men are doing…
These women have a variety of conditions. Cancer, heart problems, lung problems, arthritis, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis… & the list goes on. Some are waiting for hip or knee replacements.
These women are in pain. These women have many difficulties that most of us can’t even imagine. But they are not sitting at home feeling sorry for themselves. They still want to make the most of their life & live it to the best that they possibly can, both physically & mentally.
Older ones who are waiting for surgery are frequently told they will have better success if they work on improving their health & become more active prior to surgery. So how much more so for a younger person?
I recently met a woman who was told she’d never walk again without assistance. She was determined to prove them wrong & she has progressed from using a walker to now participating in exercise classes without the walker!
Exercise classes that cater to the older adult (or those with other barriers) know how important it is to have the social aspect included too. During class they work hard on the days they can. They laugh. They may complain sometimes. They feel better. They share stories & support each other during & after class. Some develop lasting relationships this way & go for coffee or do other things together.
There is a personal trainer or an exercise class in our community that is suitable for you. You might be surprised how much Oliver, Osoyoos & OK Falls has to offer in the fitness industry. This does not mean that you have to be fit to go. You can attend even if you happen to be an unhealthy couch potato at this point. You won’t regret it. Personal trainers offer small group training too, so you can get a couple of your friends together & let the pro help all of you. You will save some money this way without losing the quality support & direction that you need. Contact your local community center & they can help you find a group, a class or a personal trainer that will work for you.
If women in their 60’s, 70’s & 80’s are starting out at this point in their lives despite major health issues & feeling better & having fun, so can you! Men too :)
I’m here to help… feel free to comment or contact me by email.
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250 498 3448
From a distance icebergs are impressive, even beautiful. Up close they can be dangerous. Most of the iceberg, 90% they say, is hidden below the water line. To approach closely is to risk serious or even fatal damage to the ship’s hull.
Are we that way more often than we’d like to admit? We have our public image, our outward appearance that looks good to others. But when they rub into us up close it’s another matter. What we’ve been harboring inside comes into play. Warmth, hospitality and flexibility are not the attributes of an iceberg.
Jesus had severe words for those who pretended to be one thing but inside were something very different. He said, “Everything they do is done for men to see.” Matthew 23:5. We are adept at trying to make ourselves look good but is it only external or superficial?
What is the issue that causes us to do that? We are in it for ourselves, not the Lord and not for others. We don’t have the priority of honoring the Lord but strive to enhance our own image. I know that from personal experience. This is directly opposite to what Jesus taught as the two most important priorities. They are: Love the Lord your God (that’s first) and love your neighbor as yourself. (That comes second). See Mark 12:30 – 31.
That melts the iceberg and turns it into life giving fresh water in the midst of undrinkable ocean water. For the iceberg the fresh water is soon lost in the sea. We don’t have to let that happen to our attitude in our community. This transformation can happen as we place our faith in the Lord to forgive our sins and make us a new person.
Keeping on the sunny side,
Nice conversation with Osoyoos School Trustee June Harrington this afternoon.
Harrington was the only member of the School District 53 who voted against two staff recommendations about closing a school in Osoyoos.
This week a local Save our School committee was formed and June’s name was used as one of those at the top of the leadership. Mrs. Harrington says “not so”. “I went to one meeting to get the responses of the participants there but will not be a part of that committee.
The Osoyoos trustee and I covered a lot of territory today and that is good background information.
Harrington says her mind has not changed but she wants the full participation process to continue and hopefully some common ground can be found – so that budget shortfalls can be addressed.
ODN has adjusted its editorial but the basic thrust will stay on the paper. The process was and is flawed and no passing grade given by me.
Didn’t go in
SO players taking on Castlegar this morning at Oliver Arena
Friday, January 22, 2016
Game 1 3:00 – 4:30 pm
KELOWNA PREDATORS vs VERNON
RESULT: KELOWNA PREDATORS beat VERNON by a score of 5 to 4
Game 2. 4:45 – 6:15 pm
LANGLEY CHIEFS vs KAMLOOPS HURRICANES
RESULT: LANGLEY CHIEFS beat KAMLOOPS HURRICANES by a score of 4 to 1
Game 3 6:30 – 8:00 pm
KELOWNA ROYALS vs CASTLEGAR DEKES OF HAZARD
RESULT: KELOWNA ROYALS beat CASTLEGAR DEKES OFHAZARD by a score of 5 to 3
Game 4. 6:30 – 8:00 pm. (Osoyoos)
SOUTH OKANAGAN vs KAMLOOPS PISTONS
RESULT – SOUTH OKANAGAN beat KAMLOOPS PISTONS by a score of 7 to 1
Game 5. 8:15 – 9:45 pm
CASTLEGAR CANADIANS vs SALMON ARM RUSTY BLADES
RESULT – SALMONARM RUSTY BLADES beat CASTLEGAR CANADIANS by a score of 4 to 3
Game 6. 8:15 – 9:45. (Osoyoos)
SOUTH DELTA vs WEST KELOWNA
RESULT – WEST KELOWNA beat SOUTH DELTA by a score of 6 to 1
We are having a Bantam (ages 13 – 14) Tournament in Oliver – on now
The tournament Schedule is as follows:
Awaiting Friday results !!
Saturday, January 23, the games start at 8:00 am and the last game will start at 8:15 pm.
Sunday, January 24, the games start at 8:00 am and the last game will start at 3:00 pm.
Osoyoos will be hosting the Overflow games.
Also on Saturday, South Okanagan vs Kelowna Royals at 4:45 pm in Oliver.
Sunday games will depend on the outcome of the other games.
Thanks to Lynne Smith for scores and updates.
Oliver Lions and Lioness club on duty at the concession stand
You are invited to attend – say hi at the Lion’s Booth
“Oh my gosh! The play was amazing! We had so much fun. The students absolutely loved the show. The professional quality of the acting, the set and the overall look of the show were simply awesome. I laughed so hard with the three burglars! Honestly, one the best productions that I have seen. Way to go SOAP! Outstanding! Thanks for including us! A great memory for all of us!” ~ Alison (used with permission)
Pictured : Real estate agent Roger (Craig Bjornson) and housekeeper Dotty (Carrie Lyle) are each surprised to see each other in the supposedly vacant English house. So begins a series of misadventures, mistaken identities, romantic liaisons and criminal activities in SOAP’s production of Noises Off. The two-storey set (an 16th c converted millhouse) revolves twice during each performance. Three evening shows and one matinee run January 21 – 23 at the Frank Venables Theatre.
A concession serves refreshments including wine during the intermission (cash only). Advance tickets are
available at Sundance Video (Oliver) and Your Dollar Store with More (Osoyoos)
for $18 or at the door for $20.
Submitted by Penelope Johnson