Salmon Arm

Okanagan College is located at 1000 K. L. O. Road in Kelowna B.C. (Contributed)

3 new student housing projects to be built at Okanagan College campuses

Kelowna, Vernon and Salmon Arm to have new student housing spaces

 

Ashley Simpson. (Facebook photo)

Preliminary inquiry set for Shuswap man charged with murder of Ashley Simpson

Inquiry to determine if there is enough evidence to proceed with a trial

 

As B.C. approaches another summer, students in Salmon Arm area shared a bleak outlook on the future of the Shuswap region in a special essay contest sponsored by the Shuswap Environmental Action Society. (Black Press Media file photo)

Salmon Arm essay contest reveals ‘betrayal’ B.C.’s youth feel over climate inaction

Students provide glimpse into their concern as province preps for summer

 

An RCMP officer surveys the scene behind Bastion Elementary School in Salmon Arm following the murder of Tyler Myers in November 2008. (File photo)

‘No alcohol’ added to day parole for Salmon Arm woman charged in 2008 killing of boyfriend

Parole Board of Canada extends day parole of woman convicted in Tyler Myers’ death by six months

An RCMP officer surveys the scene behind Bastion Elementary School in Salmon Arm following the murder of Tyler Myers in November 2008. (File photo)
Student Abigael Fletcher lands a fish June 10, 2022 at the docks at Marine Peace Park as part of a fishing program for Shuswap Middle School students put on each year by Indigenous education workers Theresa Johnson and Kaeli Hawrys as part of Indigenous History Month. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

‘Got a fish!’: Favourite sound at Indigenous-led program for Shuswap school

Students in all Shuswap Middle School classes given chance to appreciate nature through fishing

Student Abigael Fletcher lands a fish June 10, 2022 at the docks at Marine Peace Park as part of a fishing program for Shuswap Middle School students put on each year by Indigenous education workers Theresa Johnson and Kaeli Hawrys as part of Indigenous History Month. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is making sand and bags available for filling. (CSRD file photo)

Shuswap activates Emergency Operations Centre in response to rising lake levels

The BC River Forecast Centre has upgraded to Flood Watch status for the Shuswap Region

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is making sand and bags available for filling. (CSRD file photo)
Sand and/or bags are being made available at 22 locations in the Shuswap area. (CSRD)

Shuswap residents prepare for rising flood risk

The BC River Forecast Centre has upgraded to Flood Watch status for the Shuswap Region

Sand and/or bags are being made available at 22 locations in the Shuswap area. (CSRD)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is making sand and bags available for filling. (CSRD file photo)

Snowmelt, rain prompts flood watch for several Shuswap rivers

Columbia Shuswap Regional District making sand and bags available

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is making sand and bags available for filling. (CSRD file photo)
Dorian Bell appeared via video in BC Supreme Court in Salmon Arm on June 10, 2022 to be sentenced on three charges, one of them dangerous driving causing death stemming from a May 2021 incident near the Bruhn Bridge in Sicamous that resulted in the death of a Malakwa woman. (File photo)

Details of high speed flight to Sicamous ending in death heard in Salmon Arm court

Moving victim impact statements from woman’s family read, sentencing delayed

Dorian Bell appeared via video in BC Supreme Court in Salmon Arm on June 10, 2022 to be sentenced on three charges, one of them dangerous driving causing death stemming from a May 2021 incident near the Bruhn Bridge in Sicamous that resulted in the death of a Malakwa woman. (File photo)
Miracle has been recovering in the care of Shuswap Paws Rescue Society volunteer Siobhan Rich and is coming up for adoption. (Contributed)

‘Worst condition I’ve ever seen:’ dog rescued in the Shuswap given the name ‘Miracle’

Shuswap Paws Rescue Society volunteer encourages donations for ongoing efforts

Miracle has been recovering in the care of Shuswap Paws Rescue Society volunteer Siobhan Rich and is coming up for adoption. (Contributed)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Canada’s lakes

Your morning start for Monday, June 6

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
Will and Wanda Bierman celebrate their 70th anniversary on June 7. (Barb Brouwer photo)

‘I captivated him’: Restaurant encounter leads to 70-year journey for Salmon Arm couple

Will and Wanda Bierman’s 70th anniversary celebration to follow Will’s 90th birthday

  • Jun 6, 2022
Will and Wanda Bierman celebrate their 70th anniversary on June 7. (Barb Brouwer photo)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Saving lives and the environment

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Travellers Benjamin and Lea Möeller share a moment with Chelsea Keenan at Keenan Family Farms. The Möellers have been helping out on the farm in exchange for food and lodging. The Keenans connected with them through Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, Canada. (Keenan Family Farms photo)

International travellers become part of the family at Salmon Arm farm

James and Chelsea Keenan welcome assistance through program that links visitors to farmers

  • Jun 3, 2022
Travellers Benjamin and Lea Möeller share a moment with Chelsea Keenan at Keenan Family Farms. The Möellers have been helping out on the farm in exchange for food and lodging. The Keenans connected with them through Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, Canada. (Keenan Family Farms photo)
Bears have been seen around Salmon Arm recently, in some cases getting into residents’ city food waste bins. The city asks residents to keep the bins in closed buildings and not put them out until collection day. (File photo)

Thwarted by tough lid, hungry bear in the Shuswap takes whole garbage can

Several bear sightings around Salmon Arm, city urges residents to keep food waste in closed buildings

Bears have been seen around Salmon Arm recently, in some cases getting into residents’ city food waste bins. The city asks residents to keep the bins in closed buildings and not put them out until collection day. (File photo)
School District 83 trustees have passed a new policy addressing student attire in schools. (File photo)

New dress policy speaks to hateful messaging in North Okanagan-Shuswap schools

School District 83 trustees give first reading to anti-racism policy

School District 83 trustees have passed a new policy addressing student attire in schools. (File photo)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Fire in the Shuswap and pups in Kelowna

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Traffic will begin driving over the new Salmon River bridge on Thursday, May 26, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

New traffic pattern ahead: Vehicles to begin navigating new Salmon River bridge along Highway 1

Move from older section of Highway 1 to take place Thursday, May 26

Traffic will begin driving over the new Salmon River bridge on Thursday, May 26, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
DeMille’s Farm Market owner Brad DeMille is concerned this summer’s sweet corn crop will be negatively impacted by the lingering cool, wet weather. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

‘It’s horrible’: Summer sweet corn crop an uncertainty for Salmon Arm’s Brad DeMille

Cool, wet weather a concern for DeMille’s Farm Market owner

DeMille’s Farm Market owner Brad DeMille is concerned this summer’s sweet corn crop will be negatively impacted by the lingering cool, wet weather. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Spring gatherings bring pie-eating grins

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)