Jessica Klymchuk

Accompanied by their miniature dachshunds

Connecting with Canada

Couple find cycling the country made a powerful impact.

Accompanied by their miniature dachshunds
The opening reception for “A Documentation of My Private Suffering” by Jeremy Shantz is Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at SAGA Public Art Gallery. An artist talk will be Sept. 19 at 2 p.m.

Art of human suffering

Exhibition of works created by former Salmon Arm resident Jeremy Shantz opens Friday at SAGA Public Art Gallery.

The opening reception for “A Documentation of My Private Suffering” by Jeremy Shantz is Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at SAGA Public Art Gallery. An artist talk will be Sept. 19 at 2 p.m.
Dutch students Fen van der Kruit and Nina Reichle came to Canada in January to assist with the organization of the Routes and Blues Outreach events.

Interns plan the Routes

The ladies who organized Routes and Blues only first set foot in the Shuswap seven months ago.

Dutch students Fen van der Kruit and Nina Reichle came to Canada in January to assist with the organization of the Routes and Blues Outreach events.
Olivia Hughes takes part in an African dance workshop.

Moved by the music

Everyone was dancing at Roots and Blues, but for those who wanted a bit more technique, the Roots ‘N’ Rhythms Dance stage didn’t disappoint.

Olivia Hughes takes part in an African dance workshop.

More tourists in August

Economy: Quiet July linked to flooding in Alberta.

Hotter than ever: Performers and patrons will be headed in droves to the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds for the Roots and Blues Festival.

Get set for Roots & Blues

As suddenly as the summer heat hits the entrance, so will the melodies of haunting blues, the rugged tinge of folk…

Hotter than ever: Performers and patrons will be headed in droves to the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds for the Roots and Blues Festival.
Mix and mingle: SilverBacks Bryden Marsh and Harlan Orr chat with billet co-ordinator Evelyn Cook at the second annual town hall meeting and barbecue.

’Backs stress commitment

If Troy Mick had one message for hockey fans last Wednesday it was that the SilverBacks are committed to making Salmon Arm proud

Mix and mingle: SilverBacks Bryden Marsh and Harlan Orr chat with billet co-ordinator Evelyn Cook at the second annual town hall meeting and barbecue.
Natural spectacle: Grebes carry out their mating dance. This year Shuswap Lake is supporting more babies than ever.

Baby grebes set record

Annual count: Naturalists surprised to find so many.

Natural spectacle: Grebes carry out their mating dance. This year Shuswap Lake is supporting more babies than ever.

Public noncommittal on coach house bylaw

Minimal public input on coach houses won’t deter the process to allow them.

Being a billet reaps rewards

Opening your home to a stranger is one thing, opening your home to three 18-year-old hockey players is another.

Small town dancer makes leap to big city

Former Just For Kicks dancer Taylor Boschman shows other Salmon Arm dancers there can be a future in dance.

Valentine (Val) Degenhardt is from Salmon Arm but went missing while working in Alberta.

Search continues for local man

RCMP in Alberta are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Salmon Arm man

Valentine (Val) Degenhardt is from Salmon Arm but went missing while working in Alberta.
Going up: Salmon Arm’s Mary Pakka competes in the hill climb portion of the cycling event during the 2012 BC Seniors Games in Burnaby.

Staying on a youthful trail

She might be 80, but Mary Pakka doesn’t plan to stop pedalling any time soon.

Going up: Salmon Arm’s Mary Pakka competes in the hill climb portion of the cycling event during the 2012 BC Seniors Games in Burnaby.
Kathleen Du Toit believes so much in the healing power of music that she has compiled a 262-page guide for running music programs.

Music makes it better

Music therapy program improves the lives of those in residential care.

Kathleen Du Toit believes so much in the healing power of music that she has compiled a 262-page guide for running music programs.
Ready to fly: On right

Owl rescued from wire

A bird of prey is not a pet, and if you’re getting up close and personal with one, you’re probably in a zoo.

Ready to fly: On right
Valentine (Val) Degenhardt is from Salmon Arm but went missing while working in Alberta.

Update: Search continues for missing Salmon Arm man

Valentine (Val) Degenhardt, 45, was last seen in Barrhead, Alta. and police are now inquiring about burned vehicle.

Valentine (Val) Degenhardt is from Salmon Arm but went missing while working in Alberta.
Communities in Bloom Judge Teresa Williams admires the flower beds in front of city hall on her tour through town with city gardeners Mike Clark and Candice Denault.

City hosts Communities in Bloom judges

The Communities in Bloom competition is a chance to showcase Salmon Arm's charms.

Communities in Bloom Judge Teresa Williams admires the flower beds in front of city hall on her tour through town with city gardeners Mike Clark and Candice Denault.
Hikers will again climb up the Albas Falls trail when Routes and Blues leads to Seymour Arm on Aug. 10

Roots & Blues fans follow festival trails

Get a festival fix early when Routes and Blues begins Friday, Aug. 2, with several music, hike and dine stops across the Shuswap.

Hikers will again climb up the Albas Falls trail when Routes and Blues leads to Seymour Arm on Aug. 10
Stella Mozin checks her bags before leaving for Nepal on July 12.

Making a charitable trek

Stella Mozin picked up her diploma and a travel visa in the same month and is now in Nepal.

Stella Mozin checks her bags before leaving for Nepal on July 12.
Dean Trumbley was brought up in a family that loved the outdoors and views his show as a type of  legacy.

Passion triggers TV show

Skill and respect for nature will be the focus of new hunting and fishing show.

Dean Trumbley was brought up in a family that loved the outdoors and views his show as a type of  legacy.