Candlelight vigil unites community against violence

!Mercedes Admiraal Gassman observes a minute of silence during a candlelight vigil for United Against Violence Against Women on Tuesday, Dec. 6. The event was sponsored by the SAFE Society, Okanagan College Students’ Union and Okanagan College Aboriginal Services. While the event originated out of the horrific murder of women at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique, this year’s ceremony also recognized the missing and murdered women who have disappeared along B.C.’s Highway of Tears. - Evan Buhler/Observer
  • Salmon Arm posted Dec 6, 2016 at 9:00 PM

A candlelight vigil was held at Okanagan College Salmon Arm campus for United Against Violence Against Women on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

News

Parent of Penticton overdose victim: 'Our kids are being wiped out'

  • Penticton posted Dec 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Until he found the lifeless body of his son on the bedroom floor Friday morning, Joe Frocklage had no room in his heart for hate.

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Salmon Arm woman gets life sentence for role in love-triangle murder

  • Salmon Arm updated Dec 6, 2016 at 4:59 PM

The Salmon Arm woman pled guilty to second-degree murder after arranging to have her teenaged lover shoot her other boyfriend.

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Compost drop-off to be discontinued

  • Columbia Shuswap Regional District posted Dec 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District will not continue to collect food waste at transfer stations

News

Couple decides on equality in names

  • Salmon Arm updated Dec 6, 2016 at 4:29 PM

With an eye to the future, Kristine Gick and Jason Wagner have been pondering names over the past couple of years. Their own names.

Sports

Bulldogs show off their skills

  • Salmon Arm, B.C. posted Dec 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM

The Salmon Arm Bulldogs Boxing club hosted an open house on Saturday, Dec. 3.

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Privacy watchdog to look at electoral reform survey amid privacy concerns

  • posted Dec 6, 2016 at 3:33 PM

Electoral reform survey raises privacy issues

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