Leah Blain

Council hears support for marijuana dispensaries.

Council hears support for marijuana dispensaries

It wasn’t a big crowd and not many people got up to speak, but of those who did, the sentiments were similar

Council hears support for marijuana dispensaries.
All set: For more on the fair

History of Salmon Arm Fall Fair

The Salmon Arm Fair celebrates its 119th anniversary this year.

All set: For more on the fair
On deck: Karen Davies plays Magic: The Gathering at her kitchen table on Monday

Mastering the complexities of magic

Karen Davies just got back from a Grand Prix in Portland. She came in 166th but that’s impressive

On deck: Karen Davies plays Magic: The Gathering at her kitchen table on Monday
Airhead: Tappen-based artist Luke Stalker-Switzer adjusts his artwork before the start of his exhibition opening at Meikle Studios on Saturday

Challenging perspectives of conformity

It was an unusual preview art show opening. But then again, that’s exactly what Luke Stalker-Switzer planned

Airhead: Tappen-based artist Luke Stalker-Switzer adjusts his artwork before the start of his exhibition opening at Meikle Studios on Saturday
Megan Senn

Tackling classes and chemo

Megan Senn: Teen continues treatment, returns to SAS.

Megan Senn
Becky McMahon sketches her surroundings in Glacier National Park.

Inspiration from nature

Blind Bay artist Becky McMahon was one of a dozen artists who participated in the 2016 Art in the Park program in Glacier National Park

Becky McMahon sketches her surroundings in Glacier National Park.
Pick and choose: Nicole Meikle receives a helping hand from Melissa Nasby and Mixed-up Murphy as she designs her own puppet.

Mixed-Uppets launches operations at festival

When Melissa Nasby goes to work she is surrounded by bright staring eyeballs, bushy eyebrows, florescent hair of all kinds…

Pick and choose: Nicole Meikle receives a helping hand from Melissa Nasby and Mixed-up Murphy as she designs her own puppet.

Star Wars a success for Salmar

The Salmar Community Association brought home the bronze at the Canadian film industry’s annual convention, ShowCanada.

Henry and Jack Bell show off some of the potatoes grown in their field in Salmon Arm. At 13

Budding farmer gets growing with spuds

local 13-year-old is successfully farming and selling potatoes.

Henry and Jack Bell show off some of the potatoes grown in their field in Salmon Arm. At 13
Dedicated: West Martin-Patterson

Driven to improve, excel

Trial and error: Self-taught player achieves much success.

Dedicated: West Martin-Patterson
Talon Keener and Tiegan Foley demonstrate Parkour by doing  a high dive roll over blocks.

Ready, set, move with Parkour

Energy: Staying fit with a creative combo of movement.

Talon Keener and Tiegan Foley demonstrate Parkour by doing  a high dive roll over blocks.
In her sights: Lamara Christie and Salmon Arm Archery Club member Vern Stevens watch as Debbie Christie takes aim during an introduction to archery session at the club’s indoor facility at the SASCU Memorial Arena.

Archery zeroes in on fun

Although the blockbuster, Hunger Games, spiked some interest in archery at the local club, it wasn’t the movie that inspired…

In her sights: Lamara Christie and Salmon Arm Archery Club member Vern Stevens watch as Debbie Christie takes aim during an introduction to archery session at the club’s indoor facility at the SASCU Memorial Arena.
Up and over: Silver Creek’s Chantelle Bykerk competes in Endurocross

Bykerk earns top Canadian

She parked her motocross bike for the winter but Chantelle Bykerk is already gearing up for 2014

Up and over: Silver Creek’s Chantelle Bykerk competes in Endurocross
They’re off: Salmon Arm Ice Breakers’ Kelsey and daughter Aila Norlin practise their starting position.

Experiencing the joy of speed on ice

“I got the flyer. It said ‘Learn to Speed Skate.’ I was interested right away. Sometimes when people give you flyers they’re interesting.”

They’re off: Salmon Arm Ice Breakers’ Kelsey and daughter Aila Norlin practise their starting position.
Country Music TV's number one video is by Brett Kissel

Sharing a passion for country

Brett Kissel is as much at home on the stage in front of thousands as he is tagging calves on his family ranch in Flat Lake, Alta

Country Music TV's number one video is by Brett Kissel
Right on track: Sandy Kilmartin has produced impressive results as the newest member of the UBC Okanagan Heat cross-country team.

Speed draws UBCO attention

She might be the new kid, but in her first couple of months Sandy Kilmartin is already burning up the track

Right on track: Sandy Kilmartin has produced impressive results as the newest member of the UBC Okanagan Heat cross-country team.
Salmon Arm talent Shelby Babakioff started with covers but has grown her ability to write her own material.

Local singer makes her own kind of music

Shelby Babakioff has a repertoire of her own and a debut single coming out this spring.

Salmon Arm talent Shelby Babakioff started with covers but has grown her ability to write her own material.