It is all too easy, living in a beautiful town like Osoyoos, to hear about the clamor and bother over the “things” that get the world in a flap, and ignore them. It is also easy to understand why. We live in a beautiful place; it is quiet, it is tranquil for the most part [...] [...more]
Facing a bleak financial situation, the Osoyoos Golf and Country Club is slashing services and shortening its season in an effort to reduce costs.
The new president of the club, Eco Aukema, informed members last week that the club would close for the season at the end of October. [...more]
An Osoyoos resident has his eyes on the prize as he pursues his passion for singing and performing.
Local hopeful Ioannis Tsigonias went to Vancouver on Sept. 19 to audition for the nationwide talent search tryouts for Citytv’s production of Canada’s Got Talent. [...more]
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency won’t be building a fence along the international border in the Osoyoos area— or anywhere else where there isn’t a port of entry along the 49th parallel— any time soon, a spokesman for the U.S. Border Patrol said.
Last week, dozens of media reports announced that the U.S. was considering building fences along the Canada-U.S. border to keep criminals and terrorists out of America. [...more]
Mayor Stu Wells admits that he no longer enjoys introducing the summary of monthly building permits at council meetings.
Little wonder, when the most recent summary – for August, 2011 – listed just two small items: a $6,000 sundeck extension and a $20,000 detached garage. [...more]
Editor: I don’t know how many of you out there have been following the recent events concerning BC Hydro’s plans for the installation of “smart meters” in all homes in the province, but being retired gives me the opportunity to keep up with current events these days. I just read the latest piece in the [...] [...more]