The OLWQS is looking for people who care about the environment

Volunteers needed to help test quality of Osoyoos Lake By Osoyoos Times on April 14, 2019 The Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society is preparing to start its testing season and looking for new volunteers. (File photo) By Vanessa Broadbent Osoyoos Times The Osoyoos Lake...

Overloaded B.C. invasive mussel-sniffing dog getting help

Overloaded B.C. invasive mussel-sniffing dog getting help Rob Munro Conservation Officer Sgt. Cynthia Mann with mussel-sniffing dog Major. Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Conservation Officer Service March 20, 2019 - 5:00 PM The fight to keep B.C. free of invasive mussels...

Osoyoos United Church Thrift Shop donates $2000 to OLWQS

The Dorcas Ladies of the United Church Thrift Shop presented a cheque for $2,000 to the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society (OLWQS) from monies it generated through its gift store.    Attending the cheque presentation (l-r) are Louise, Lillian, Kathryn, Gladys, Birgit...

New mussel threat to Okanagan beaches

New threat to our beaches Jon Manchester - Mar 14, 2019 / 12:41 pm | Story: 251540  Castanet.net Photo: OBWB-OkWaterWise The discovery of endangered mussels in much of the Okanagan could have a severe impact on future beach quality throughout the region. Rocky...

Who won the 25 bottles of wine at OLWQS fundraiser?

Osoyoos resident Alan Urichuk was the very happy winner of a draw for 25 bottles of wine at OLWQ's Beer 'n Burger Fundraiser. Kudos to the following wineries for making Alan smile: Adega; Intersection; Gehringer Brothers; Blue Sky; Rust Wine; Jackson Triggs; Moon...

Terrific turnout for annual beer & burger fundraiser at Sage

What a great turn out for our annual fundraiser raiser to support our effort to replace out pontoon boat so that we can . Wineries were particularly generous with wine and unique tasting experiences. Special thanks to Hidden Chapel, Burrowing Owl, Jackson Triggs,...

FUNDRAISER SOLD OUT!

OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER IS SOLD OUT !!! Thank you to all those that purchased tickets. KUDOS to all the retailers for their numerous and kind donations. We look forward to hosting you Saturday Feb 23 5-8 PM P.S. Bring some extra cash to bid on exciting prizes for both...

Osoyoos mayor takes on leadership of Okanagan Basin Water Board

By Vanessa Broadbent Osoyoos Times   Keeping with tradition, another Osoyoos mayor will serve as chair of the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB). Like her predecessors Stu Wells and John Slater, mayor Sue McKortoff is taking on the position for 2019. “I’m looking...