Barb Brouwer

Shuswap MLA satisfied with 2016

Greg Kyllo: Public service with B.C. government continues to offer challenges and rewards

Back in the newsroom

Rather like slipping into a familiar old sweater, I have been easing my way back to working full time

Update: Trans-Canada east of Salmon Arm now open to single-lane traffic

Highway 1 was closed to traffic due to a vehicle incident but is expected to open to regular traffic by 9 a.m.

Keep your germs to yourself

Interior Health is reminding people to stay home if they have colds or the flu and avoid emergency rooms unless symptoms are severe.

Calling all drones

Salmon Arm Nature Bay Enhancement Society would like aerial records of work being done to improve habitat on Salmon Arm foreshore.

Blaze leaves couple homeless just before Christmas

The Silver Creek couple was treated for smoke inhalation in hospital and released the same day.

Dancers bring holiday magic

Shuswap Dance Center students brought the magic of Christmas to the stage last week.

Shuswap Morning

Stories of interest to the Shuswap to start off your day.

Slippery in the Shuswap

Drive BC cautions drivers to drive for conditions as several sections of highway are slippery.

Book based on Mount Ida ready for Christmas

Several Mount Ida residents put their writing skills where their mouths were to create The Many Faces of Mt. Ida

School closures off the table

School closures in Silver Creek and Armstrong are off the table, but Sicamous schools are still being debated.

Salmar closes after projectionist’s death

The Salmar community is mourning the loss of a longtime employee and friend.

Tracking feathered friends

Bird count: Naturalists host annual species survey.

Filling Christmas socks with magic

“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,” reads Clement Clarke Moore’s well-loved Christmas poem.

Syrian refugees anticipate their peaceful Christmas

André Al Kaed is looking forward to Christmas with joy for the first time in four years.

Children’s choir spreads Christmas cheer

The Shuswap Youth Choir caroled their way around downtown Salmon Arm on Monday.

Unravelling the mysteries of Christmas stockings

While you might be getting chocolate or socks in your stocking Christmas morning, the tradition began with bags of gold.

Sharing traditions

Laughter ricochets around the room as five Syrian newcomers share their Christmas traditions

Slippery roads in Shuswap require caution

Both the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 97A have slippery sections in the Sicamous area.

Salmar celebrates films

The board remains the same but the movies change constantly.