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Win against Merritt third in a row for 'Backs

!Elijiah Barriga lines up a shot as Mike Faulkner of the Merritt Centennials during a game at the Shaw Centre on Feb. 19.   - Jim Elliot/Observer
  • Salmon Arm posted Feb 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM

1-0 victory wraps up winning weekend for Silverbacks.

UPDATE: Social media tributes identify man killed in Friday crash

  • Shuswap updated Feb 18, 2017 at 10:51 AM

Al Boucher, former owner of the Blue Canoe Bakery and Cafe lost his life early Friday morning along the Trans-Canada Highway.

Slideshow: 'Backs clinch playoff berth with home-ice win

  • Salmon Arm, B.C. posted Feb 17, 2017 at 11:00 PM

A 4-1 shutout victory against the visiting Alberni Valley Bulldogs secured the Salmon Arm Silverbacks their spot in the BCHL playoffs.

B.C. transplant specialist says drug overdose organ donors on the rise

  • B.C.  updated Feb 18, 2017 at 8:59 AM

The Canadian Transplant Society said it makes no difference to transplant recipients if an organ comes from someone killed by drug overdose.

Library branches experience steady growth

  • Okanagan Shuswap Columbia Similkameen updated Feb 18, 2017 at 6:31 AM

There was a 19 per cent increase in program attendance at Okanagan Regional Library

Agricultural land commission fees jump

  • Shuswap, B.C.  posted Feb 17, 2017 at 5:00 PM

The wait to receive rulings from the commission has improved, but costs to property owners have more than doubled.

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