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UPDATE: Teen girl dies after double stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

Police arrest male suspect in the school; second victim in stable condition in hospital

Grow-vember campaign raises funds for men’s health

The Canadian Cancer Society is challenging men in the Southern Interior to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health.

Short story contest returns to Okanagan College

Okanagan College’s 3-Hour Short Story Contest is returning Saturday, Nov. 5

Brewing company celebrates accomplishments

Shuswap Lake Brewing Company, better known as Barley Station Brew Pub, is approaching 10 years in business.

Ministry of Forests challenges Cooke Creek slide claims

The Forest Practices Board has questioned the Ministry of Forests’ road maintenance and culvert design

Government blasted over Cooke Creek slide

Okanagan-Shuswap Resource District challenged over road maintenance and culvert design

No clowns on school grounds

North Okanagan Shuswap School District #83 will not be allowing creepy clown costumes on school grounds for Halloween.

Okanagan College students eligible to win free tuition

The provincial grand prize is your rent paid for one year ($12,000), second place wins a vacation in the sun this winter ($4,500).

Asparagus Community Theatre takes a bite of live radio play with Dracula

Armstrong’s Asparagus Community Theatre (ACT) brings the live radio thriller of Bram Stoker's Dracula to life in time for Halloween.

MyHealthPortal remote enrolment offered to Salmon Arm patients

MyHealthPortal provides patients with 24 hour access to their health information via their personal phone, tablet or computer.

A mask for man’s best friend

The Salmon Arm fire department is receiving four sets of pet oxygen masks.

Mozart at the Salmar Classic

His opera Don Giovanni is one of the most popular in the repertoire.

Silver Creek Hall turns 90

The present Silver Creek Hall was built in 1926. This hall replaced the one built in 1905.

North Okanagan-Shuswap MP wants electoral reform referendum

Mel Arnold has released the results of a survey on a proposed national referendum on the question of electoral reform.

Ceremony keeps missing in mind

Moving ceremonies were held by the Okanagan and Splatsin bands last Tuesday to remember the aboriginal women

Spooky radio broadcast for Halloween

On Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at Shuswap Theatre there will be a live recording of Wyllis Cooper’s Take Me Out to the Graveyard.

Electoral system in need of repair

Every decade or so, the idea of reforming Canada’s electoral system comes around

ReachOut Psychosis comes to SAS

The tour raises awareness about psychosis and mental illness.

Vehicles need to be winter ready

Winter weather is just around the corner and the ministry is reminding motorists that B.C.'s winter tire rules are in effect.

‘Happy memories, incredibly grateful’: Prince William’s parting words to Canada

Heartfelt thank you, touching farewell as Royal tour ends for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge