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Observer scoops six Ma Murray awards

It was scores of silver for the Salmon Arm Observer at the annual Ma Murray Community Newspaper awards, which honour the best community newspaper coverage in B.C. and the Yukon.

The Observer placed second overall in the province in its circulation category. The judges had high praise for the Observer.

“Solid, relevant and well-written community features and lots of local sports coverage gave the Salmon Arm Observer top marks... An easy-to-read, well-balanced paper to be proud of.”

Reporter Barb Brouwer was honoured with silver placing in the Environmental Initiative category for her feature entitled, Focusing on water issues and solutions. Reporter/photographer Lachlan Labere also earned silver in the portrait/personality category while photographer James Murray placed third in the sports photo category.

Graphic designer Tani Rademaker and ad rep Penny Brown took third place for a Salmon Arm GM ad and graphic designer Sierre Allison also placed third for another Salmon Arm GM ad.

 

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