Salmon Arm News Staff

Interior Health’s mobile vaccine clinic is scheduled to be in Canoe on July 7 and 8, and in Blind Bay on July 9 and 10. (Interior Health photo)

Mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic to stop in Canoe, Blind Bay

Second doses available for those whose first was more than seven weeks ago

Interior Health’s mobile vaccine clinic is scheduled to be in Canoe on July 7 and 8, and in Blind Bay on July 9 and 10. (Interior Health photo)
Motorists are asked to watch out for the Adams Lake Indian Band’s Walking Our Spirits Home procession on Friday, June 11 to Sunday, June 13, 2021. The purple line outlines the route. (Adams Lake Band image)

Motorists asked to watch for ‘Walking Our Spirits Home’ procession Kamloops to Chase

Adams Lake Band advises of delays June 11-13 while walk honours residential school survivors

Motorists are asked to watch out for the Adams Lake Indian Band’s Walking Our Spirits Home procession on Friday, June 11 to Sunday, June 13, 2021. The purple line outlines the route. (Adams Lake Band image)
A map on BC Hydro’s outage list on its website shows the region where power has been knocked out between Salmon Arm and Spallumcheen. (BC Hydro)

UPDATE: Power restored in Spallumcheen, Shuswap

Close to 2,500 customers without power for several hours Sunday from Salmon River Road near Salmon Arm to Glenemma between Armstrong and Falkland

A map on BC Hydro’s outage list on its website shows the region where power has been knocked out between Salmon Arm and Spallumcheen. (BC Hydro)
Susan Martin and Peter Gook from Salmon Arm are the honorees in Vernon for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s largest fundraiser, the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s. People are encouraged to register, fundraise and walk throughout May 2021 to support the programs and services of the society. (Contributed)

Salmon Arm couple honoured in this year’s walk for Alzheimer’s

People are asked to participate to raise funds for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Susan Martin and Peter Gook from Salmon Arm are the honorees in Vernon for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s largest fundraiser, the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s. People are encouraged to register, fundraise and walk throughout May 2021 to support the programs and services of the society. (Contributed)
Here is the scheduled lineup for Sunday’s final night of the 28th annual Roots and Blues Festival in Salmon Arm. (Photo submitted)

Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Fest wraps Sunday

Lineup is a beauty for final evening of virtual festival

Here is the scheduled lineup for Sunday’s final night of the 28th annual Roots and Blues Festival in Salmon Arm. (Photo submitted)
Salmon Arm’s Kathy and Stu Bradford have been recognized by Cystic Fibrosis Canada for their efforts to raise funds and awareness for the organization. (Black Press - file photo)

Salmon Arm couple honoured by Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Kathy and Stu Bradford are among the groups and individuals honoured in BC and the Yukon

Salmon Arm’s Kathy and Stu Bradford have been recognized by Cystic Fibrosis Canada for their efforts to raise funds and awareness for the organization. (Black Press - file photo)
An estimated crowd of more than 400 gathered on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway in Downtown Salmon Arm Saturday, June 6, to show their support for Black Lives Matter. It was the second such peaceful protest in the city in three days. The first on Thursday, June 4, drew a crowd of more than 150. (Kristal Burgess photo)

PHOTOS: Second Shuswap Black Lives Matter rally draws big crowd

An estimated 400 people showed up in downtown Salmon Arm Saturday to show unity

An estimated crowd of more than 400 gathered on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway in Downtown Salmon Arm Saturday, June 6, to show their support for Black Lives Matter. It was the second such peaceful protest in the city in three days. The first on Thursday, June 4, drew a crowd of more than 150. (Kristal Burgess photo)
Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke

Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke

Mudslide closed the road in both directions shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday

Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke
Sicamous Fire Departments works to knock down a motorhome fire on Wednesday, April 15. The fire is likely not suspicious in nature. (Peter Rowbottom photo)

Cause of Sicamous motorhome fire undetermined

Fire department doesn’t think it was suspicious; motorhome destroyed, nobody hurt

Sicamous Fire Departments works to knock down a motorhome fire on Wednesday, April 15. The fire is likely not suspicious in nature. (Peter Rowbottom photo)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks’ defenceman Akito Hirose (left) is one of nine players from the team that are part of a season-high BC Hockey League record for college commitments. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Nine Salmon Arm Silverbacks part of BCHL college commit record

A total of 172 players have committed to US or Canadian universities during 2019-20 season

Salmon Arm Silverbacks’ defenceman Akito Hirose (left) is one of nine players from the team that are part of a season-high BC Hockey League record for college commitments. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks won the B.C. Hockey League’s simulated NHL 20 video game version of the Fred Page Cup final, beating the Cowichan Valley Capitals in six games. (BCHL photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks capture BCHL video game glory

Silverbacks defeat Cowichan Valley in six, winning title at Shaw Centre, in simulated final

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks won the B.C. Hockey League’s simulated NHL 20 video game version of the Fred Page Cup final, beating the Cowichan Valley Capitals in six games. (BCHL photo)
Salmon Arm fire crews respond to a downed hydro line near Foothill Road in Salmon Arm on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)

Thousands without power in Salmon Arm and area

Approximately 3,500 BCHydro customers have been affected by downed power lines

Salmon Arm fire crews respond to a downed hydro line near Foothill Road in Salmon Arm on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (Cameron Thomson - Salmon Arm Observer)
Smoke pours from the Buckerfield’s building on 10th Avenue SW about 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 10. (Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer)

Update: Buckerfield’s owners express gratitude to emergency crews

Fire crews battle blaze, paramedics support firefighters, Cindy the cat survives

Smoke pours from the Buckerfield’s building on 10th Avenue SW about 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 10. (Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer)
Fire crews battle a blaze at the Salmon Arm Buckerfields location. (Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer)

Fire at Salmon Arm Buckerfield’s Ltd.

Emergency crews are on scene

Fire crews battle a blaze at the Salmon Arm Buckerfields location. (Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer)
Building inspections in the South Shuswap will begin on March 4. (Photo contributed)

Building permits coming soon to South Shuswap

Starting March 4, building inspection will be implemented for Area C

Building inspections in the South Shuswap will begin on March 4. (Photo contributed)
Ferrets Pretzel and Squirrel check out all the new faces as their owner Taryn Schmid tells her young audience a bit about them during her presentation at the Salmon Arm library Thursday, July 19. (File photo)

Limited opening at library on Thursday, Jan. 10

Salmon Arm branch to fully reopen next Monday, Jan. 14 following renovations.

Ferrets Pretzel and Squirrel check out all the new faces as their owner Taryn Schmid tells her young audience a bit about them during her presentation at the Salmon Arm library Thursday, July 19. (File photo)
Take care of yourself this Christmas

Take care of yourself this Christmas

Interior Health offers seven tips to remain mentally well during the season

Take care of yourself this Christmas
Moms-to-be can now access information about their own pregnancy online or by text, thanks to Interior Health’s new health-care application. (Photo submitted)

Interior Health offers new info tool for pregnant women

Moms-to-be with uncomplicated pregnancies can access tips by text or online

Moms-to-be can now access information about their own pregnancy online or by text, thanks to Interior Health’s new health-care application. (Photo submitted)
Melvin Bailey from Red Deer, Alberta, was missing and last seen in Sicamous but has been located. (RCMP photo)

Update: Missing Red Deer man located

Red Deer RCMP thank public for their help locating man with dementia last observed in Sicamous

Melvin Bailey from Red Deer, Alberta, was missing and last seen in Sicamous but has been located. (RCMP photo)
Conservation officer Tanner Beck allows the children in the front row to touch a cougar pelt during a presentation at the Salmon Arm Okanagan Regional Library Branch in July. (File photo)

Upgrades coming to Salmon Arm library

Painting, other improvements to take place between Dec. 17 and Jan. 10

Conservation officer Tanner Beck allows the children in the front row to touch a cougar pelt during a presentation at the Salmon Arm Okanagan Regional Library Branch in July. (File photo)