Edna Thorsen shows off her Saskatchewan Roughriders blankets, flag and lawn gnome on Monday, Oct. 9. -image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

A quick news catch-up before the weekend

Did the week somehow pass you by? Here’s a quick guide to what’s been going on in the Shuswap.

  • Oct. 13, 2017 6:00 a.m.

It’s Friday, you’ve almost made it to the weekend, but before you do, catch up on what people are talking about this week in the Shuswap.

Some of our top stories include:

Eight days in a health care ‘hole’

Passion for fishing leads to fines

Rough ride for Roughriders fan

Bank teller foils scam attempt on seniors

Fate of Eagle Pass lookout in hands of bureaucracy

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Family worries about missing Malakwa woman

Discovery of human remains has put family members on edge

Update: Police expand search in North Okanagan-Shuswap

Examination continues in Silver Creek, while another search happens between Salmon Arm and Enderby

Who is Curtis Sagmoen?

The Observer reveals what we know about the man attached to the Silver Creek property where human remains were found

Human remains found at Silver Creek property

RCMP have been searching the property in the 2200 block of Salmon River Road for the past three days

Search at Silver Creek property enters third day

A portion of the property has been cordoned off with black landscaping fabric

VIDEO: Sears liquidation sales continue across B.C.

Sales are expected to continue into the New Year

WATCH: 10,000 signatures gained to stop ‘no pets’ rental policy

Pets OK BC said about 1,700 animals were surrendered to the BC SPCA last year due to housing issues

A golden opportunity

Orthodontist offers sweet deal for the pocketbook

VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey and a celebrities attend ‘B.C. Miracle Concert’

Fundraiser featured Foster, Steven Tyler, The Tenors, Matteo Bocelli, Laura Bretan, Carly Rae Jepsen

New B.C. acute care centre opens for young patients, expectant mothers

Facility aims to make B.C. Children’s Hospital visits more comfortable

Search ramps up for B.C. woman after dog, car found near Ashcroft

Jenny Lynn Larocque’s vehicle and dog were found in Venables Valley, but there is no sign of her

Police officer hit by car, stabbed in Edmonton attack back on job

Const. Mike Chernyk, 48, returned to work Thursday

UBC medical students learn to care for Indigenous people

Students in health-related studies to take course, workshop to help better serve Aboriginal people

Dorsett has 2 goals, assist in Canucks’ 4-2 win over Sabres

‘It was a real good hockey game by our group,’ Canucks coach Travis Green said.

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