Salmon Arm News Staff

Salmon Arm RCMP issued a request Oct. 13 to the public to help locate Tyra Sim of Tappen who is wanted for theft. (RCMP image)

Salmon Arm RCMP ask for help locating woman wanted for alleged theft

Public asked to call their local detachment or Crimestoppers

Salmon Arm RCMP issued a request Oct. 13 to the public to help locate Tyra Sim of Tappen who is wanted for theft. (RCMP image)
The Progress Pride Flag Community Quilt, co-created by 19 members of the 2SLGBTQ community and allies, is part of A Place to Belong, an exhibition at the Salmon Arm Art Gallery that’s part of the Salmon Arm Pride Project. It opens Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and continues to Oct. 29. (Photo contributed)

Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents A Place to Belong exhibition in Pride Project

Exhibition, with two collaborative projects, opens Oct. 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and runs to Oct. 29

The Progress Pride Flag Community Quilt, co-created by 19 members of the 2SLGBTQ community and allies, is part of A Place to Belong, an exhibition at the Salmon Arm Art Gallery that’s part of the Salmon Arm Pride Project. It opens Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and continues to Oct. 29. (Photo contributed)
Friends Abreast team members Janet Ferns, Melanie Gotell, Angie Trenholm and Barb Puetz prepare to hand out pink carnations on Oct. 1 at the Mall at Piccadilly for Breast Cancer Awareness Month as a reminder to book a mammogram. (Contributed)

Carnations serve as reminder in Salmon Arm to get a mammogram

Members of Friends Abreast dragonboat team, made up of survivors and supporters, hand out carnations

Friends Abreast team members Janet Ferns, Melanie Gotell, Angie Trenholm and Barb Puetz prepare to hand out pink carnations on Oct. 1 at the Mall at Piccadilly for Breast Cancer Awareness Month as a reminder to book a mammogram. (Contributed)
The photo of Queen Elizabeth II in the council chambers at Salmon Arm City Hall was draped with a black scarf following her death in keeping with provincial and federal protocols. (Salmon Arm Observer photo)

Death of Queen Elizabeth II marked at Salmon Arm city hall

Portrait draped with black in keeping with federal, provincial protocols

The photo of Queen Elizabeth II in the council chambers at Salmon Arm City Hall was draped with a black scarf following her death in keeping with provincial and federal protocols. (Salmon Arm Observer photo)
A public input meeting into the 2023 Salmon Arm budget will be held on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

Public invited to provide input into Salmon Arm budget

November meeting considers taxpayer’s thoughtsl city budget process continues into January 2023

A public input meeting into the 2023 Salmon Arm budget will be held on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)
Chelsea Prince is the new director of instruction – Indigenous education for School District 83, North Okanagan-Shuswap. (School District 83 photo)

New role in North Okanagan-Shuswap school district to lead Indigenous content

Chelsea Prince to guide inclusion of Indigenous world views for all K to 12 students

Chelsea Prince is the new director of instruction – Indigenous education for School District 83, North Okanagan-Shuswap. (School District 83 photo)
An instructor leads a 10-week chair exercise series in 2020 at the Salmon Arm Recreation Centre. (File photo)

Free fitness programs in Salmon Arm help keep older bodies healthy and flexible

Two separate short-term programs for seniors offered in mid-September

An instructor leads a 10-week chair exercise series in 2020 at the Salmon Arm Recreation Centre. (File photo)
Joining the Kamloops Symphony on Oct. 2 in Salmon Arm to perform what is frequently described as the “king” of cello concertos is cellist Stéphane Tétreault. (Luc Robitaille photo)

Kamloops Symphony bringing the ‘king’ of cello concertos to Salmon Arm

Recipient of many honours, cellist Stéphane Tétreault to be featured at season’s first performance

Joining the Kamloops Symphony on Oct. 2 in Salmon Arm to perform what is frequently described as the “king” of cello concertos is cellist Stéphane Tétreault. (Luc Robitaille photo)
First Community of Salmon Arm has announced it will begin hosting a free weekly lunch on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting Sept. 21, 2022. (File photo)

New free weekly lunch to be offered at Salmon Arm church

Lunch program at First United free to everyone regardless of income, ability

First Community of Salmon Arm has announced it will begin hosting a free weekly lunch on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting Sept. 21, 2022. (File photo)
From left, Carole Gillis, Rosemary Gillis, Carole’s daughter Portia Comrie and, at back, Carole’s partner David Comrie. (Photo contributed)

Celista farm recognized for century-long commitment to agriculture

Hungry Rock Farm in Celista receives provincial Century Farm Award

From left, Carole Gillis, Rosemary Gillis, Carole’s daughter Portia Comrie and, at back, Carole’s partner David Comrie. (Photo contributed)
Natalie Wilkie competes in the women’s 15-km cross-country race during the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. She recently won two gold medals in Canmore, Alta. (Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

Salmon Arm’s Natalie Wilkie wins back-to-back golds at Para Nordic World Cup

Wilkie tied for gold Dec. 4 in short distance race, another gold in 10-k skate-ski standing field

Natalie Wilkie competes in the women’s 15-km cross-country race during the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. She recently won two gold medals in Canmore, Alta. (Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee)
Dinoflex, operating in the Salmon Arm Industrial Park, received a safety award on Oct. 21, 2021 from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC. (Contributed)

Salmon Arm recycled rubber manufacturing company receives safety award

Dinoflex recognized for its demonstrated leadership commitment to safety

Dinoflex, operating in the Salmon Arm Industrial Park, received a safety award on Oct. 21, 2021 from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC. (Contributed)
Salmon Arm Minor Hockey Association to host Officiating Clinic Saturday, Oct. 16 at Shaw Centre. (File photo)

Salmon Arm Minor Hockey hosting officiating clinic

Clinic set for Saturday, Oct. 16 at Shaw Centre

Salmon Arm Minor Hockey Association to host Officiating Clinic Saturday, Oct. 16 at Shaw Centre. (File photo)
People’s Party of Canada candidate for the North Okanagan-Shuswap, Kyle Delfing, spoke at an event at Blackburn Park in Salmon Arm on Aug. 25, 2021.

VIDEO: North Okanagan-Shuswap People’s Party candidate speaks at Salmon Arm event

Kyle Delfing talked about B.C.’s vaccine passport and more at Blackburn Park on Aug. 25

People’s Party of Canada candidate for the North Okanagan-Shuswap, Kyle Delfing, spoke at an event at Blackburn Park in Salmon Arm on Aug. 25, 2021.
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)