Staff Writer

Former Penticton Vee Tyson Jost attempts a backhand on the Russian netminder in Team Canada's opening game for the IIHF World Junior Championship on Monday. Canada won the game 5-3.

Former BCHL player nets goal in Canada’s win over Russia at World Juniors

Former Penticton Vee Tyson Jost opened scoring for Team Canada at the 2017 World Junior Championship.

Former Penticton Vee Tyson Jost attempts a backhand on the Russian netminder in Team Canada's opening game for the IIHF World Junior Championship on Monday. Canada won the game 5-3.
Airlift: The lone occupant of a vehicle involved in a head-on collision on the Salmon River Bridge is rushed to the air ambulance on Saturday

Year In Review: March, April

An avalanche has taken the life of a yet another snowmobiler – the second in one week.

Airlift: The lone occupant of a vehicle involved in a head-on collision on the Salmon River Bridge is rushed to the air ambulance on Saturday
Identical triplets come home: Mahalia and Mike Meeuwsen pose for a picture with their identical triplet daughters

Year In Review: January, February

The new year was off to a rough start for the downtown Askew’s grocery store, which experienced unwanted excitement on Jan. 2.

Identical triplets come home: Mahalia and Mike Meeuwsen pose for a picture with their identical triplet daughters
Mayor Nancy Cooper

Community support inspires city leaders

For my Christmas message, I am expected to say something special or share a unique story about the holiday season.

Mayor Nancy Cooper

It’s time to talk turkey

How to prepare a safe holiday meal for your loved ones.

Area C Director Paul Demenok

New governance model explored

A series of meetings and public opportunities are being held in 2017 to discuss the future governance model for Area C.

Area C Director Paul Demenok
More than 75 Blind Bay residents gathered to celebrate the holiday season at the annual New Year’s Eve party held in 1920.

The story behind the photo

Once Everything Shuswap is off to the printers, one of my next projects will be to prepare an educational guide.

More than 75 Blind Bay residents gathered to celebrate the holiday season at the annual New Year’s Eve party held in 1920.
Merchandising honour

Merchandising honour

The Canadian Tire outlet was competing against approximately 265 other stores.

Merchandising honour
n With the Chase Heat looking to add to their 2-1 lead midway through the second period

‘Twas the weekend before…

The ‘this’ was a trundle down the highway to the Cheese Capital of Canada to churn up a 5-2 road win in Armstrong.

n With the Chase Heat looking to add to their 2-1 lead midway through the second period
Marcia Beckner

Be prepared for the conditions

If you bundle up, the recent cold weather should not keep you from skiing these days.

Marcia Beckner
Chix With Stix: Shuswap’s Brittany Burge drives around a defender during a game at the Shaw Centre on Sunday

Silver medal for Royal midgets

The North Zone Royals were in tournament action last weekend in Kelowna and brought home a hard-fought medal.

Chix With Stix: Shuswap’s Brittany Burge drives around a defender during a game at the Shaw Centre on Sunday
Playing for many faces

Playing for many faces

Dayton Massey, 13, performs Creedence Clearwater Revival ’s ‘Bad Moon Rising’ at the FACES winter recital.

Playing for many faces
Preparing for career development

Preparing for career development

Students in the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District are connecting with skills and technology training development thanks to a grant.

Preparing for career development
A pair of ducks create a wake behind them as they swim in the underneath the Salmon Arm Wharf.

Christmas tips for the birds

A recent showing of the award-winning eco-documentary, The Messenger, in Salmon Arm drew attention to the plight of songbirds.

A pair of ducks create a wake behind them as they swim in the underneath the Salmon Arm Wharf.
Preparing your car for winter

Preparing your car for winter

As travellers prepare for their holiday road trips, the ministry would like to remind motorists to ensure their vehicle is winter ready.

Preparing your car for winter
The North Okanagan-Columbia-Shuswap United Way is urging residents to support community programs.

United Way struggling to meet goal

Currently, the North Okanagan-Columbia-Shuswap branch is 47 per cent of its $260,000 campaign goal.

The North Okanagan-Columbia-Shuswap United Way is urging residents to support community programs.

Bantam ’Tips split Trail

The Scotiabank Tier 2 Bantam Silvertips played a pair of games against Trail last weekend, dropping a close one Saturday before a big win.

CLUSTERS OF QUAGGA and zebra mussels have been found on at least eight boats entering the Okanagan and officials are concerned some are being missed.

Invasive mussels pushing their way to B.C.

Invasive mussels that devastated lakes in eastern North America are getting closer to B.C.

CLUSTERS OF QUAGGA and zebra mussels have been found on at least eight boats entering the Okanagan and officials are concerned some are being missed.

Peewee Silvertips fall apart against Sicamous

The Yan’s Restaurant Peewee Tier 3 Salmon Arm Silvertips lost a close game against the 100-Mile House Milers in Sicamous on Saturday.

Vehicle rollover leaves impaired driver unhurt

Vehicle rollover leaves impaired driver unhurt

On Dec. 13 at approximately 3:50 p.m. the Salmon arm RCMP responded to a report of a roll over motor vehicle crash in Salmon Arm.

Vehicle rollover leaves impaired driver unhurt