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Rick  Proznick Publisher
Rick Proznick
Tracy  Hughes Editor, Columnist
Tracy Hughes
Tracy Hughes has worked for the Observer for more than 12 years as a reporter and editor, as well as managing the demands of her three young children. She enjoys writing about everything from quirky people to hard-hitting issues.
Penny   Brown Advertising Sales
Penny Brown
(250) 832-2131
Martha  Wickett Reporter, Columnist
Martha Wickett
Martha Wickett came to Salmon Arm to work at the Observer in May of 2004. She moved in an effort to escape the traffic and concrete of the Lower Mainland where she had worked in community newspapers for more than a decade.
Sherry  Kaufman Advertising Sales
Sherry Kaufman
(250) 832-2131
Laura  Lavigne Advertising Sales
Laura Lavigne
Lachlan  Labere Reporter
Lachlan Labere
Tammy  Howkins Advertising Sales
Tammy Howkins
Barb  Brouwer Reporter, Columnist
Barb Brouwer
An award-winning reporter, Barb Brouwer has been a member of the Salmon Arm Observer editorial team for 10 years. She enjoys the variety of work and the opportunity to meet people that her job provides. She is an insatiable reader.
Valerie McMillen