Barb Brouwer

Cast members Adam Winship

Students high on performing

Take a people-watching trip into a high school and it’s not hard to pick out the fashion-conscious, the jocks…

Cast members Adam Winship
A featured presenter

Channelling ghosts in stories

Acclaimed children's author and member of the Order of Canada will present a workshop bringing our ghosts into history.

A featured presenter
Ancora Women's Choir

Ensemble performs songs to warm the heart

Members of the Ancora Women’s Ensemble sing from the heart.

Ancora Women's Choir
Financial Services Manager Jodi Pierce for the Columbia Shuswap Regional District presented a remuneration bylaw to the CSRD directors that was turned down.

Board rejects independent study on their pay rate

CRSD Director maintains electoral area reps are underpaid in regional district

Financial Services Manager Jodi Pierce for the Columbia Shuswap Regional District presented a remuneration bylaw to the CSRD directors that was turned down.
Highway 1 at Highland Drive east of Sorrento at the Blind Bay turn off

Doesn’t look like spring yet

Winter driving conditions continue and a forecast for bright days comes with dropping temperatures.

Highway 1 at Highland Drive east of Sorrento at the Blind Bay turn off
Investigators mark places where shell cases landed at the Xcalibur car wash where police shot a fleeing suspect early this morning.

UPDATE: Investigators in shooting find only police weapon

Independent Investigations Office cautions investigation of car wash shooting in Salmon Arm in its early stages.

Investigators mark places where shell cases landed at the Xcalibur car wash where police shot a fleeing suspect early this morning.
It's Handmade owner Chris White and Laura-lee Knowles wrap up a purchase for a customer at Ladies Night on Friday

Eclectic events attract sippers and shoppers

A Sip and Shop event at It's Handmade provided women with the opportunity to see a variety of actives and sip wine while they shopped.

It's Handmade owner Chris White and Laura-lee Knowles wrap up a purchase for a customer at Ladies Night on Friday
Columbia Shuswap Regional District financial manager Jodi Pierce is working with directors to craft a remuneration policy.

CSRD directors squabble over pay increases

A committee will be struck in an attempt to develop a remuneration policy acceptable to Columbia Shuswap Regional District directors.

Columbia Shuswap Regional District financial manager Jodi Pierce is working with directors to craft a remuneration policy.
Artist Kris Fuller of 123 Artful will teach students how to create their own version of her 'Fireflies at Sunset' at 7 p.m. on Saturday

VIDEO: Paint like a pro, sort of

Artist Kris Fuller turns dubious would-be artists into happy painters in her Cocktails & Canvas workshops at It's Handmade.

Artist Kris Fuller of 123 Artful will teach students how to create their own version of her 'Fireflies at Sunset' at 7 p.m. on Saturday
Several Silver Creek School students ditched their computers and tablets and headed to White Lake to try their hands at fishing during Unplug and Play Week.

Shuswap wrap

Start your day by browsing through this eclectic selection of stories.

Several Silver Creek School students ditched their computers and tablets and headed to White Lake to try their hands at fishing during Unplug and Play Week.
The speed limit will be reduced from 60 km/h to 50 on Blind Bay Road between Balmoral and Ingram during the busy tourist season

Slowing down to prevent accidents

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure official shares plans to improve safety with Columbia Shuswap Regional District directors.

The speed limit will be reduced from 60 km/h to 50 on Blind Bay Road between Balmoral and Ingram during the busy tourist season

College offers dark but delicious films

Okanagan College is back with a fifth season of classic films.

Five-year-old Mohamad and his dad

Housing situation worries refugee families

Rentals hard to come by when vacancy rate is near zero.

Five-year-old Mohamad and his dad
Jeffrey Belado places photos on a display board for a project about the youth 180 youth ministry

Curriculum cultivates critical thinking

Learning has entered a new dimension at Salmon Arm Secondary School’s Jackson campus

Jeffrey Belado places photos on a display board for a project about the youth 180 youth ministry
Booker T of Booker T and the MGs fame is just one of the performers already signed on to perform at this year’s Roots and Blues Festival

Organizers bring the best to the fest

Concern turned to congratulations as the Salmon Arm Folk Music Society reported an amazing turnaround year

Booker T of Booker T and the MGs fame is just one of the performers already signed on to perform at this year’s Roots and Blues Festival
A coyote makes its voice heard on a winter day.

Deer carcass could attract coyotes

Those who use the South Canoe trails should be mindful of a deer carcass.

A coyote makes its voice heard on a winter day.
Not quite pea soup but Salmon Arm and area roads are foggy this morning.

Slow down and keep your eyes peeled

Roads within City of Salmon Arm and the Trans-Canada Highway are foggy this morning.

Not quite pea soup but Salmon Arm and area roads are foggy this morning.
The Bolshoi Ballet performs Sleeping Beauty on the Salmar Classic screen on Sunday

Bolshoi Ballet performs Sleeping Beauty

See a well-loved fairytale set to fabulous music and performed by one of the world's best ballet companies.

The Bolshoi Ballet performs Sleeping Beauty on the Salmar Classic screen on Sunday
City of Salmon Arm workers attempt to fix a water main break near the Salmar Grand Theatre

UPDATE: Water restored downtown

Several buildings are without water due to a broken water main near Boston Pizza.

City of Salmon Arm workers attempt to fix a water main break near the Salmar Grand Theatre
A collision between a southbound SUV and a CP Rail snow removal vehicle took place at the  crossing at Third Street NW and Lakeshore Drive in Salmon Arm.

Collision on CP Rail crossing

An SUV and a CP Rail snow clearing vehicle collide at the Narcisse Street crossing.

A collision between a southbound SUV and a CP Rail snow removal vehicle took place at the  crossing at Third Street NW and Lakeshore Drive in Salmon Arm.