Cameron Thomson

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Snow warning for Coquihalla Highway, 15-20 cm expected

Fraser Canyon to expect winds of 60-90 km/h

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Alastair Whitehead, Adrian Gross, Darryl Poulsen and Frank Evans make up the Slocan Ramblers. (Contributed)

Fleet-fingered string band, the Slocan Ramblers to visit Salmon Arm

The group will be playing at the Nexus at first on March 25

Alastair Whitehead, Adrian Gross, Darryl Poulsen and Frank Evans make up the Slocan Ramblers. (Contributed)
Scott and Toni Campbell stand next to their daughter Sydney Rose Margaret Campbell taking a seat in the Stanley Cup at the Rogers Hometown Hockey showcase in Salmon Arm on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

IN PHOTOS: Hometown Hockey descends on Salmon Arm

Event-goers were treated to a viewing of the Stanley Cup and live entertainment

Scott and Toni Campbell stand next to their daughter Sydney Rose Margaret Campbell taking a seat in the Stanley Cup at the Rogers Hometown Hockey showcase in Salmon Arm on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
The Observer asked: Have you taken any precautions against COVID-19?

Word on the street: Have you taken any precautions against COVID-19?

With fears over COVID-19 emptying shelves of face masks and hand sanitizer,…

The Observer asked: Have you taken any precautions against COVID-19?
Century-old painting of Shuswap Lake boasts $34,000 price tag

Century-old painting of Shuswap Lake boasts $34,000 price tag

Artist Grafton Tyler Brown considered first professional African American painter in B.C.

Century-old painting of Shuswap Lake boasts $34,000 price tag
Craig Mackay on the list of people waiting to visit the final frontier through the world’s first commercial space flight program, Virgin Galactic. (Contributed)

Salmon Arm man is 600th in line for Virgin Galactic space flight

Longtime adrenaline junkie believes space flight to be the thrill-seeking pinnacle

Craig Mackay on the list of people waiting to visit the final frontier through the world’s first commercial space flight program, Virgin Galactic. (Contributed)
Craig Mackay on the list of people waiting to visit the final frontier through the world’s first commercial space flight program, Virgin Galactic. (Contributed)

Shuswap adrenaline junkie in line for Virgin Galactic space flight

Salmon Arm man believes trip will be the thrill-seeking pinnacle

Craig Mackay on the list of people waiting to visit the final frontier through the world’s first commercial space flight program, Virgin Galactic. (Contributed)
(Black Press Media file)

Shuswap resident wins $75,000 in BC/49 lotto

Mystery winner was one number short of $2 million jackpot

(Black Press Media file)
(Black Press Media file)

Shuswap resident wins $75,000 in BC/49 lotto

Mystery winner was one number short of $2 million jackpot

(Black Press Media file)
Salmon Arm girl to enjoy beach vacation thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation

Salmon Arm girl to enjoy beach vacation thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation

Time with swim club has had positive impact for 12-year-old after heart surgeries

Salmon Arm girl to enjoy beach vacation thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation
Salmon Arm RCMP and fire crews are investigating a fire at a possible homeless camp in Salmon Arm which took place the morning of Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

UPDATE: Fire at homeless camp leaves one dead

Initial reports to fire crews described the sound of explosions

Salmon Arm RCMP and fire crews are investigating a fire at a possible homeless camp in Salmon Arm which took place the morning of Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
Salmon Arm RCMP and fire crews are investigating a fire that killed one individual in Salmon Arm which took place the morning of Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

UPDATE: Fire at Salmon Arm homeless camp leaves one dead

Initial reports to fire crews described the sound of explosions

Salmon Arm RCMP and fire crews are investigating a fire that killed one individual in Salmon Arm which took place the morning of Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
Liberty Vandergrift and her family will be taking off for an all expenses paid vacation to the Bahamas courtesy of the Make-A-Wish foundation on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (Contributed)

Young Salmon Arm swimmer to enjoy beach vacation thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation

Time with Salmon Arm Sockeyes has had positive impact for 12-year-old after heart surgeries

Liberty Vandergrift and her family will be taking off for an all expenses paid vacation to the Bahamas courtesy of the Make-A-Wish foundation on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (Contributed)
Shane Guthrie works on the Hyundai showroom tent as part of the Roger Hometown Hockey in Salmon Arm’s Marine Park on Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

Rogers Hometown Hockey starts set up in Salmon Arm

Tents and stages going up in Salmon Arm’s Marine Park

Shane Guthrie works on the Hyundai showroom tent as part of the Roger Hometown Hockey in Salmon Arm’s Marine Park on Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
Brody Paton drills a hole in a partially finished birdhouse while Linden Reynolds watches during South Canoe Elementary’s visit to the Salmon Arm Innovation Centre Makerspace wood shop in February. (File photo)

SASCU, Innovation Centre in Salmon Arm launch Big Ideas contest for Earth Day

Contest offers $400 in prizes and annual Makerspace membership

Brody Paton drills a hole in a partially finished birdhouse while Linden Reynolds watches during South Canoe Elementary’s visit to the Salmon Arm Innovation Centre Makerspace wood shop in February. (File photo)
Victoria Olynik stands in the newly rebuilt “catio” at the Shuswap SPCA building in Salmon Arm on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

Video: Local contractors rebuild Shuswap SPCA’s “catio”

$3,000 in donations received for rebuilt structure that was collapsed by snow

Victoria Olynik stands in the newly rebuilt “catio” at the Shuswap SPCA building in Salmon Arm on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
Over 600 residents have experienced a loss of hydro power due to a windstorm that reached 84 km/k the morning of Wednesday, March, 4, 2020. (Contributed)
Over 600 residents have experienced a loss of hydro power due to a windstorm that reached 84 km/k the morning of Wednesday, March, 4, 2020. (Contributed)
Fireballs were flung between two individuals at Xcalibur Enterprises car wash the night of Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Xcalibur Enterprises - Facebook)

VIDEO: Fireworks battle captured on security camera at Salmon Arm car wash

Ongoing suspicious activity prompts business owner to reduce hours

Fireballs were flung between two individuals at Xcalibur Enterprises car wash the night of Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Xcalibur Enterprises - Facebook)
Fireballs were flung between two individuals at Xcalibur Enterprises car wash the night of Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Xcalibur Enterprises - Facebook)

VIDEO: Fireworks battle captured on security camera at Salmon Arm car wash

Ongoing suspicious activity prompts business owner to reduce hours

Fireballs were flung between two individuals at Xcalibur Enterprises car wash the night of Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Xcalibur Enterprises - Facebook)
A semi trailer has crashed on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke the morning of Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Contributed)

Semi trailer crash on Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke

No road closures have been announced by DriveBC

A semi trailer has crashed on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke the morning of Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Contributed)