Barb Brouwer

Fentanyl a factor in two Salmon Arm deaths

Interior Health rolls out program to provide a life-saving drug both in emergency departments and through a Take Home Naloxone program.

Shuswap weather could turn ugly this afternoon

Environment Canada says thunderstorms and heavy rain could be on the way today.

Enjoy Theatre on the Edge

It’s provocative and entertaining. It’s the second annual Theatre on the Edge and it takes place July 22 to July 24 at Shuswap Theatre

Ornamental planter part of ongoing prank

Returning home to find a toilet planted on one’s roof is not an everyday occurrence.

Embracing humanity

Smiles were wide and tears flowed at an Eid al-Fitr celebration last Wednesday at First United Church.

Workshop magic plays out at Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival

As well as taking their own acts onstage, many festival performers jam together in carefully created workshops.

Groups ask city to get out of fossil-fuel investing

Morris asked council members to vote in favour of a resolution that will be made by the Association of Vancouver Island Coastal Communities

Sand castles help keep memories alive

A sand castle created on a Blind Bay beach on Canada Day was more than a work of art.

Stroll through local history

Walking tour: Brochure brings Salmon Arm to life. A new historical walking tour brochure is available for those who wish to learn more

Art and trails mix in show

Salmon Arm Art Gallery and Shuswap Trail Alliance have mixed it up for the July exhibition, which opens Thursday, June 30

Taking the next step

Students from a small local dance studio have big plans for the summer.

Dress rehearsals underway at Haney

For 23 years, actors have been dressing up in period costume to depict the rich Shuswap history at R.J. Haney Heritage Village

Program aims to reduce suicide

It may be a difficult subject to talk about, but doing just that can help save lives.

Bear complaints increase, citizens appeal to council

Calling the act by conservation officers a travesty, Mary-Lou and Virginia McCausland asked local politicians for answers.

Salmon Arm council debates dredging

A letter from a concerned business owner sparked conversation at the June 13 meeting of council.

Add colour to your life

Colouring is being hailed as providing a healthy way to reduce stress and, like meditation, increase a sense of well-being

Heartfelt ceremony

I acknowledge that we are on Secwepemc territory on which we live, work and play.

Timing prevents tragedy in Salmon Arm vehicle accident

Two Shuswap residents are lucky to be alive after bystanders pulled them from a car just before it caught fire.

Dancing into summer

Year end: Shuswap Dance Center holds two recitals. First up is the end-of-season dance recital.

City asked to acquire DAC

Heritage: Petitioners seek to prevent demolition. Save our school!