Tracy Hughes

Ashley Simpson

Silver Creek farm search has parents anxious for answers

Believing their daughter is dead, Ashley Simpson’s parents want to be able to lay her to rest

Ashley Simpson
Tracy Hughes, Salmon Arm Observer editor

Column: Watching and waiting in Silver Creek

Observer editor Tracy Hughes reflects on covering the police search at the Sagmoen farm

Tracy Hughes, Salmon Arm Observer editor
Police appeal for information about Traci Genereaux

Police appeal for information about Traci Genereaux

RCMP address rumours, misinformation about their investigation at Silver Creek farm

Police appeal for information about Traci Genereaux
Criminal charges pending following Halloween robbery

Criminal charges pending following Halloween robbery

Two men and a woman are being held in custody after being arrested in downtown Salmon Arm

Criminal charges pending following Halloween robbery
Photo contributed.                                Monica Kriese and Dr. Richard Currie presented at the board meeting on Tuesday asking that Official Trustee Mike McKay consider the establishment of a wellness centre at the Sullivan campus of Salmon Arm Secondary.

Wellness centre in works for Salmon Arm Secondary

People in rural areas face additional barriers to accessing health-care services. Time…

Photo contributed.                                Monica Kriese and Dr. Richard Currie presented at the board meeting on Tuesday asking that Official Trustee Mike McKay consider the establishment of a wellness centre at the Sullivan campus of Salmon Arm Secondary.
The flavour of Mexico in a bottle

The flavour of Mexico in a bottle

Salmon Arm’s Caliente Hot Sauce Company brings a fresh product to store shelves

The flavour of Mexico in a bottle
Update: Reserve chute saves skydiver’s life

Update: Reserve chute saves skydiver’s life

Salmon Arm company owner says fishing more dangerous than skydiving

Update: Reserve chute saves skydiver’s life
The Storybook Trail welcomes familys and younger Spooktacular attendees. -Christopher Hamm Photo

Something wicked this way comes…

Spooktacular at R.J. Haney Heritage Park served up some Halloween fun

The Storybook Trail welcomes familys and younger Spooktacular attendees. -Christopher Hamm Photo
Jorja Mitchell’s furry companion keeps close during a Cats on Mats session at Grattitude Yoga Studio on Sunday, Oct. 22. -Christopher Hamm Photo

Yoga class adds a dose of feline fun

Does it get any cuter than kittens joining a yoga class?

Jorja Mitchell’s furry companion keeps close during a Cats on Mats session at Grattitude Yoga Studio on Sunday, Oct. 22. -Christopher Hamm Photo
Sicamous RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Nicole Bell, reported missing since Sept. 2.

Family worries about missing Malakwa woman

Discovery of human remains has put family members on edge

Sicamous RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Nicole Bell, reported missing since Sept. 2.
Update: Police expand search in North Okanagan-Shuswap

Update: Police expand search in North Okanagan-Shuswap

Examination continues in Silver Creek, while another search happens between Salmon Arm and Enderby

Update: Police expand search in North Okanagan-Shuswap
Jim Elliott/Salmon Arm Observer                                 Police officers continue the search of a property at 2290 Salmon River Road. RCMP are not commenting on how long they might be on site.

Who is Curtis Sagmoen?

The Observer reveals what we know about the man attached to the Silver Creek property where human remains were found

Jim Elliott/Salmon Arm Observer                                 Police officers continue the search of a property at 2290 Salmon River Road. RCMP are not commenting on how long they might be on site.
Day 2 of RCMP search at Silver Creek residence

Day 2 of RCMP search at Silver Creek residence

Police use backhoe in ongoing search effort at residential/agricultural Salmon River Road property

Day 2 of RCMP search at Silver Creek residence
Update: Backhoe used in search of Silver Creek property

Update: Backhoe used in search of Silver Creek property

RCMP into second day of search of Silver Creek residence/agricultural property

Update: Backhoe used in search of Silver Creek property
Meg Croken follows the direction of Penny Ogasawara, with the Shuswap Children’s Association’s Infant Development Program, in using massage to stimulate baby Nash’s fingers. -Image credit:Tracy Hughes/Salmon Arm Observer

Salmon Arm parents fear MRI wait will harm baby

Without a pediatric scan, doctors cannot properly diagnose Baby Nash’s condition

Meg Croken follows the direction of Penny Ogasawara, with the Shuswap Children’s Association’s Infant Development Program, in using massage to stimulate baby Nash’s fingers. -Image credit:Tracy Hughes/Salmon Arm Observer
Sisters Hannah, Rileigh and Isabelle Meeuwsen, along with mother Mahalia and helper Tammy Smuin express their gratitude to Radio Flyer for replacing their Triple Play wagon, used by Mahalia to move her children in and around town. Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer

Radio Flyer donates new set of wheels to triplets

Company reads of damaged wagon in the Observer, offers a replacement

Sisters Hannah, Rileigh and Isabelle Meeuwsen, along with mother Mahalia and helper Tammy Smuin express their gratitude to Radio Flyer for replacing their Triple Play wagon, used by Mahalia to move her children in and around town. Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer
Larry Arrowsmith captured this image of snow in the Larch Hills area on Friday morning. -Facebook photo

Snow has arrived in the Shuswap

Winter is coming

Larry Arrowsmith captured this image of snow in the Larch Hills area on Friday morning. -Facebook photo
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran speaks at launch for $8 million Better Together fundraising campaign to build JoeAnna’s house. Photo Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Column: JoeAnna’s House a worthy cause

Fundraising underway to construct facility where families can stay during crisis

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran speaks at launch for $8 million Better Together fundraising campaign to build JoeAnna’s house. Photo Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Randy Lewis, Gord Bose and John Schut use the radios and mapping equipment in Shuswap Volunteer Search and Rescue’s mobile command centre. -File photo.

Search effort finds missing teen

RCMP, Shuwap Search and Rescue discover 18-year-old in unlocked vehicle

Randy Lewis, Gord Bose and John Schut use the radios and mapping equipment in Shuswap Volunteer Search and Rescue’s mobile command centre. -File photo.
-File photo

Two collisions cause problems on the TCH west of Salmon Arm

Semi-truck goes off road near Sorrento, pair of vehicles collide in Tappen

-File photo