Osoyoos: Your Sunday morning review

Good Sunday morning, Osoyoos.

Grab your coffee, find a comfortable place to sit for a few minutes and catch up on the week behind.

Here’s some of what OsoyoosToday reported over the last seven days. To stay up to date, be sure to make OsoyoosToday part of your day every day.

Watch out for the cops — they’re cycling our highways!

A team of BC Mounties climbed out of their cruisers and on to their bikes this weekend, starting a 10-day odyssey through the southeast...

Young Coyotes drop weekend pair to undefeated conference foes

It's looking to be an early-season education for a pack of young Coyotes — with some extra time needed reviewing the powerplay. The Yotes —...

Twelve nominated for Osoyoos Council seats

Ten candidates are in the race for four Osoyoos council seats after nominations closed this afternoon for October’s  municipal elections. Among the 10 are incumbents...

RCMP put ‘prolific offender’ back behind bars

A man accused of eluding RCMP August 15 following a hit-and-run incident on Anarchist Mountain is now behind bars. Police say Jeffrey Pelly, 42, was...

Here’s a stumper: what should we be calling ourselves?

Folks from New York are New Yorkers. People from Calgary are Calgarians. And those residents hailing from Smithers, BC? They’re Smithereens, of course. But what should we be calling residents of Osoyoos?

Town rewarded for being a good environmental citizen

Being a good neighbour has earned the Town of Osoyoos a carbon tax refund — and a few extra dollars to better address climate...

Boundary neighbour gets provincial help to re-build after spring flooding

Grand Forks, devastated by flooding this spring, will be getting up to 100 new homes as the province expedites plans for two new housing...

Man nabbed with fake IDs, cards at Osoyoos border crossing

The game was up for an alleged fraudster after to took a wrong turn south of Osoyoos last month. RCMP are reporting a motorist mistakenly...

Win tickets to Festival of the Grape

Oliver Tourism and OsoyoosToday want to send you and a friend to Festival of the Grape, to be held in Oliver September 30. We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away.

‘Country-proud’ Rock Creek celebrates 73rd fall fair

Rock Creek is “proud to be country.” Maybe that’s why the tiny community 30 minutes east of Osoyoos does it so well. The 73rd annual...

Heavy blanket of smoke a serious concern for young, elderly lungs

The view of Osoyoos Lake from the Destination Osoyoos beach cam located at the Watermark Beach Resort. For updates throughout the day, visit destinationosoyoos.com. Consider...

SOGH to shutter ER Sunday evening

South Okanagan residents and visitors will have to go elsewhere to seek acute medical care Sunday night. Due to limited physician availability at South Okanagan...

Draft policy provides details on cannabis retail ‘considerations’

Osoyoos Council will get a first look August 20 at a draft policy written to assist it in determining whether individual retail cannabis outlets...

Spirit of the Game looking for auction items

The South Okanagan's big sibling for young athletes is looking for auction items as it prepares for an October 13 fundraiser at the Sage...

Jailed motorist dies in Penticton cell

The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) has been called in to investigate after a man died while in RCMP custody in...

Make OsoyoosToday a big part of your Sunday — catch up on your community with a morning read of the various sections delivered.

You can also pick up the latest copy of Osoyoos ThisWeek at many coffee shops, grocery stores, resorts, hotels, motels and other locations in Osoyoos.

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