Osoyoos: Your Sunday morning review

After spending several weeks filling sandbags, BC forestry workers cheerfully went about the business of unloading bags no longer necessary at Gyro Park.

Good 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.

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...

Coyotes fall 5-2 to Leafs in Nelson

Milo Labonte scored two goals — one on the powerplay — as the Osoyoos Coyotes fell 5-2 to the Leafs in Nelson Saturday evening. The...

Rookie netminder shines as Coyotes earn tie with Steam

As ties go, this is one Osoyoos head coach Mark Chase doesn't mind wearing. His Coyotes earned their third point of the young KIJHL season...

Pair of meet-and-greets set as municipal election nears

Osoyoos and area residents still looking to shore up their selections for this month’s municipal election will have a pair of meet-and-greet opportunities next...

If nothing else, the all-candidates forum was certainly ‘well-seasoned’

Attending Tuesday evening’s all-candidates forum, I was struck by two observations — both of them having to do with “seasoning.” The first observation came within minutes of walking into the Sonora Centre gymnasium and doing a quick glance through the gathered audience. The chairs were filled with “seasoned” Osoyoos residents.

College bringing health care training to South Okanagan campus

South Okanagan students looking for health-care training will soon find it a lot closer to home. A special intake of Okanagan College’s Health Care Assistant...

Forum brings candidates together to contrast platforms

Housing, concerns about a new upscale municipal office and policing costs were among the issues Osoyoos candidates fielded at a municipal election forum Tuesday...

WCRA season comes to an end with final races

Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) wrapped up its 2018 season on Thanksgiving weekend. The cool air temperatures at Richter Pass Motorplex made for happy...

Being a grandfather gives a new focus to climate future

Last week I became a grandfather for the first time. Politicians are fond of talking about what kind of future we will leave our grandchildren,...
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Fortis customers asked to shut down furnaces after pipeline explosion

A ruptured natural gas pipeline north of Prince George yesterday evening has FortisBC asking customers to limit natural gas use this morning. That includes homes...

Dragsters light em up at Richter for last time this season

Wine Country drag racers will start their engines this morning on a final day of racing this season at the Richter Pass Motorplex. Gates open...

Town of Osoyoos Council Highlights: Monday, October 1

Highlights from Town of Osoyoos Council meetings held Monday, October 1. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE Delegations Ralf Nielson, Managing Director Advisory and Sustainability Services, Colliers International...

Yotes looking to change script as tough season continues to screen

If this were Hollywood, the Osoyoos Coyotes would be that throw-together ragtag squad of young but very talented players at the opening end of...

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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