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Micro-Managing Mandarins Make Oliver & Area “C” A Community In Gloom

November 9, 2011
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Micro-Managing Mandarins Make Oliver & Area “C” A Community In Gloom

Why do the Elected & their Appointed Public Servants Cower From Accountability? Since The B.C. Municipalities Inspector Was Eliminated, Micro-Managing Mandarins Can Ignore Their Legal Obligations and Victimize British Columbians Without Fear of Penalty. Ironical Or Diabolical? Municipal Mandarins Voluntarily Complying With Provincial Statutes Would Bring New Meaning To The “Faint Hope” Clause. Ironical,...

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Oliver Sends In The Clowns

November 9, 2011
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Oliver Sends In The Clowns

WHAT SAY THESE CLOWNS? Clown to the Left says, Yes to Alcohol for City Yard and Fire Hall and No to Sunshine Café Coffee and Yes to Calling Kamloops Command Central for the Conflagration Commissioner and No to the Notion that he gave the Order to Crush the Crush Pad Bistro and both Yes...

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Water Water Everywhere Yet Not A Drop Riparian

May 13, 2011
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Water Water Everywhere Yet Not A Drop Riparian

  Former Fire Chief Hampson and Former Chronicle Owner, Publisher & Editor Newman continue to support their Municipal Manager’s inexplicable demeanor and judgment regarding what the Daily Oliver News calls the 87th Street rape and massacre and what most voters consider more municipal mishandling. Fortunately, for all the wrong reasons, Current Daily Oliver News...

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Oliver Grow-Op Hurt by Unlawful Demolition

April 17, 2011
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Oliver Grow-Op Hurt by Unlawful Demolition

Like a dog eating grass, the questions regarding the unwarranted and unlawful Mesa Hotel Demolition, continue to regurgitate. The long weekend in May will be remembered by most as the day they drove the Mesa down and as the day Councilor Bennest says he was jogging on the hike and bike path, where he...

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Hampson’s Secret

March 1, 2011
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Hampson’s Secret

Mayor Hampson claims to hold secret the answers as to how his Council can assist the in-town merchants to attract Southwind Crossing Shoppers into Downtown. If the Mayor had any answers would he keep them secret? If he knew anything he wouldn’t be boasting like a Banty Rooster to all / any who would...

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Self-proclamation makes you go blind

March 1, 2011
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Self-proclamation makes you go blind

As a visitor, taking in our Main Street, on any afternoon how would you know you’re in the heart of Canada’s Wine Capital if you were not previously told? The self-proclaimed Wine Capital of Canada can only proclaim but one Winery, one Pub, one closed during the “shoulder season” RV Park, one Theatre, one...

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In the 60’s, people took acid to make their world weird. Now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make their world normal

March 1, 2011
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Machiavelli's Benevolent Minster & Sanctuary

Oliver’s Predilection for Political Correctness is a Symptom or a Syndrome? Are rules made by and for the rule-makers or for the good of the majority? What’s the difference between a rule-maker and a rule-enforcer? Is Political Correctness a rule and is that rule Politically Correct? The opposite of Political Correctness is Commonsense. Commonsense...

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“Local businesses suffer from a perceived lack of support from Mayor & Council”

March 1, 2011
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“Local businesses suffer from a perceived lack of support from Mayor & Council”

“Local Businesses Suffer from a Perceived Lack of Support form Mayor & Council” F.Y.I. this statement was adopted as a Council Resolution on March 09, 2009 and was scheduled for a review on June 15, 2009.   The Council Resolution Solution: Dec. 06, 2010 Councillor Bennest heads the steering committee bound to hire the...

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Oliver Town employees work with a local Gardener Designer to complete the carwash corner project.

March 1, 2011
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Expensive Rocks

Most folks would consider a couple of rock berms, some boulders, a large rock and some indigenous plants as prepared rubble. Our elected consider such intentional rubble as a “facelift” for the ‘triangle’ at the carwash corner. Without asking hometown affiliation we asked 69 people at random the following: Considering the value and availability...

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Only in Small-Oliver!

March 1, 2011
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Only in Small-Oliver!

A random compilation of the top ten answers to the following question; What do you like most about Small-Oliver? Nothing in the past two decades except the faces have changed and in the next two decades nothing except the faces are expected to change There has yet to be a separation between church and...

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