Tracy Hughes

Salmon Arm woman vies for Mrs. BC title

Salmon Arm woman vies for Mrs. BC title

The public can vote for Abby VanderMeulen to be the People’s Choice winner

Salmon Arm woman vies for Mrs. BC title
The Canada Day fireworks show in Sicamous which usually takes place at the Beach Park with hundreds of boaters coming into the area to view the spectacle from the lake. -File photo

Flooding may mean changes to the Shuswap’s Canada Day festivities

Salmon Arm, Sicamous coming up with alternative plans if lakeside parks are underwater

The Canada Day fireworks show in Sicamous which usually takes place at the Beach Park with hundreds of boaters coming into the area to view the spectacle from the lake. -File photo
RCMP vehicle

Man jumps out of moving vehicle on the Trans-Canada Highway

The man, who is a resident of Alberta, has been spoken to by police but, due to his injuries, has not been able to convey information.

RCMP vehicle
Superintendent Glenn Borthistle addresses those gathered at Eagle Valley Secondary in Sicamous on Feb. 14 for the district's school board meeting.

Support for one K-12 school in Sicamous

Official trustee seeks additional public input prior to decision on school configuration.

Superintendent Glenn Borthistle addresses those gathered at Eagle Valley Secondary in Sicamous on Feb. 14 for the district's school board meeting.
Salmon Arm Mayor Nancy Cooper met Justin Trudeau at an event in Vernon

Trudeau invited to his "favourite spot in Canada"

Mayor Nancy Cooper wants the prime minister to come check out Salmon Arm.

Salmon Arm Mayor Nancy Cooper met Justin Trudeau at an event in Vernon
Prime minister Justin Trudeau's favourite place in Canada? He says it's right here in Salmon Arm.

Justin Trudeau shows Salmon Arm some love

The prime minister revealed his opinion of our city is much warmer than his father's.

Prime minister Justin Trudeau's favourite place in Canada? He says it's right here in Salmon Arm.
Bill Fish and Pat Haddad hang out together six years after Haddad donated one of her kidneys to Fish

Single kidney donation ends up healing two lives

Six years ago, Bill Fish received the greatest gift he’s ever received – and it came from a woman he hardly knew.

Bill Fish and Pat Haddad hang out together six years after Haddad donated one of her kidneys to Fish
Hannah

Identical triplets celebrate first birthday

The likelihood of conceiving triplets without the use of fertility drugs in one is 50 million.

Hannah

CSRD looks to add books to recycling menu

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is looking to expand its recycling offering to include hard-cover books

Protesters march outside the CSRD offices in an attempt to rally support for reconsidering Dan Baskill's rezoning application.

CSRD Chair refuses to reconsider vote on Blind Bay Resort expansion

The decision the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board made on Jan. 16 to reject Dan Baskill's application will stand.

Protesters march outside the CSRD offices in an attempt to rally support for reconsidering Dan Baskill's rezoning application.
Loss: Kara Wagner with her sons Devlin and Lealan. The boys died in the Jan. 1 fire.

Scammers try to capitalize on Sicamous mother’s tragedy

Reports have surfaced that someone is trying to take credit card numbers under the guise of making a donation to Kara Wagner.

Loss: Kara Wagner with her sons Devlin and Lealan. The boys died in the Jan. 1 fire.
Pamela Jones

Homicide shocks Salmon Arm

Pamela Jones: Family, friends remember the kind-hearted mother and former teacher.

Pamela Jones
A view of a flipped semi-trailer on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Sorrento.

Highway re-opened after fatal accident west of Sorrento

Travellers on the Trans-Canada Highway are now able to travel after being re-routed for most of the day Thurdsay after a collision has closed both lanes of the highway between Sorrento and Chase.

A view of a flipped semi-trailer on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Sorrento.
James Phillips

Man accused of murder in Salmon Arm attempts suicide

A man who attempted suicide by shooting himself in the head with a nail gun at Herald Park Tuesday, April 12 is the same man accused of murdering his estranged spouse, Louise Phillips, the Observer has learned.

James Phillips