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Jail time for Malakwa drug grower

Colin Martin was handed a two-year prison sentence last Friday on charges of production of a controlled substance

Cuts coming to library

Public feedback may help shape how and what services are provided at Salmon Arm’s library, but not preserve current service levels

Election 2014: Funding a challenge

Money may not be the answer to all of the school district’s problems, but it certainly would help.

Independent owner key to lower gas prices

There’s opportunity for an independent gas service station in Salmon Arm; what’s needed now is someone to act on it

Anger at high gas prices in the Shuswap

Protest: Salmon Arm citizens gather for protest, group initiates boycotts.

Protest grows against gas prices

Salmon Arm residents have had enough of being gouged at the pump – and citizens and the local chamber are aiming to do something about it.

CP pledges $1 million to underpass

CP Rail is all aboard the Ross Street underpass project with a $1 million commitment, though construction may not be on track

Library considers cutbacks

The Okanagan Regional Library is considering cuts at 19 branches, including those in Sicamous and Salmon Arm

Weather damages trails

Recreation: Popular hiking attractions require repairs.

Better at Home helps link seniors with services

The Shuswap’s Better at Home program is expanding its outreach to better assist seniors to remain independent

Municipalities looking for rail info

Hazardous goods: Local governments cite the need for improved communication.

Council considers rezoning

Former Jackson site: Commercial designation sought.

GMO labelling supported

City: Council to send letter encouraging legislation.

Library looks at Sunday shutdowns

The Okanagan Regional Library board is considering pulling Sunday openings over the winter at the Salmon Arm branch

Alberta man drowns after falling from houseboat

The BC Coroners Service is continuing the investigation into the incident on Shuswap Lake.

Roots and Blues Festival desperate for funds

Organization needs to raise $150,000 this fall in order to maintain operations for 2015.

Variance approved for Harris Street

A city variance application spurred some impassioned pleas to preserve the uniqueness and character of Harris Street.

Musician creates retail store with more

The Music Man has returned. To be accurate, John Guilbeault never really left Salmon Arm, though it’s been a while…

City to revisit issue of cell tower sites

A city staff report on cell tower placement will be coming to Salmon Arm council in October.

City reinstates yard waste collection program

The city is bringing back curbside collection of yard waste this fall.