“We’ll have our team pretty much selected by (September) sixth,” said Ken Law, head coach, explaining the process of nailing down just who is going to be playing on the Osoyoos Coyotes KIJHL hockey team this year.
Last weekend was the Coyotes’ “main camp” – a follow-up to the team’s spring camp held in April. [...more]
“The height’s way too high,” said Osoyoos’s Tina Lussier. “Way, way, way too high.”
Lussier lives on Jubilee Drive – north of Peanut Lake and right next to the site of the proposed Oasis medical-commercial-residential development.
“I don’t mind the development,” Lussier continued, as she browsed the designs of the project, which were set up at a public information meeting held at the Sonora Community Centre on Aug. 25. [...more]
The mother of a Bridesville teenager who was struck by an alleged drunk driver in an Osoyoos crosswalk on Aug. 13 said her son’s entire life has changed.
Natasha Michener said her son Dayton, 14, has a passion for snowboarding, soccer and BMX biking. [...more]
The folks who were involved with the early version of the Osoyoos Baptist Church started getting together in the 1930s, said current Pastor Phil Johnson.
“But they didn’t become an independent, self-governing church until 1960,” he said. [...more]
Editor: Re: Oasis Development Project Proposal Mr. Mayor and City Councillors: I attended the information session for the proposed Oasis Development Project. Regretfully, I noted that the planners who work for our city seemed to be attempting to “sell” the project to the audience. I would have thought that until a project has been approved [...] [...more]
OSOYOOS TIMES-September 1, 2010 It’s a sad reality that most people respond to stories about tragic accidents or near-misses in our community with the sentiment “No one will do anything about it until someone gets seriously hurt or dies.” That’s the way many people have reacted to news about a collision at a Main Street [...] [...more]
It took a lot of flash, a pink hoochie and a fair bit of patience to catch a sockeye salmon on Osoyoos Lake between August 13 and 22.
At least, that’s what Osoyoos’s Rob Erk used to catch his five-pound salmon.
“This is awesome,” Erk said, holding his fish up high, with a big smile on his face. “My first one ever.” [...more]
A two-year-long dispute that ended up before the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has finally been settled.
In December, 2009, the tribunal found that the Casitas del Sol strata corporation had discriminated against Mick Shannon, a 64-year-old retired train engineer who suffers from a type of lung disease known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). [...more]
“Obviously it’s really hard to give up something you’re so committed to,” admitted Gayle Cornish, curator of the Osoyoos Museum, about her decision to retire this fall.
“There’s a point when you have to step back and relax a bit. I love what I do but I know there is a time to do some of the other things in life.” [...more]
Oliver-Osoyoos RCMP spokesman Sgt. Ken Harrington has confirmed that Ace Elkink, who owns a ranch just west of Osoyoos, was the victim of an assault at the Oliver Airport on 95th Street on July 31.
Elkink holds a water licence for the Testalinden Lake reservoir, which burst on June 13 causing a mudslide near Oliver’s Road 16. [...more]