Community

Campaign lights up support for North Okanagan healthcare

The goal is to raise $275,000 towards urgently needed equipment at the hospital

Two new fire trucks roll into service in North Okanagan

Ceremony Saturday will celebrate the bright red additions

Shuswap History in Pictures: View from the Marshall house

View from the Marshall house on Harris Street. Grabler, Weber and Allen…

  • Nov 12, 2019

Salmon Arm residents can send holiday cheer to children in developing countries

Operation Christmas Child collecting gift-filled shoeboxes at Centenoka Park Mall

Okanagan woman embarks on charitable trip to Kenya

Jessica Jewels is hoping to raise funds for her Kindness for Kenya service trip

Blessings in a backpack make a difference in Okanagan

Upper Room Mission campaign on until Dec. 13

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Crows' walnut-cracking methods
Water walk for Tanzania
Horses visit Bastion Place
Your Song: Ron Beaudoin proposes to Amanda Grace Leslie

Secwepemc Lakes Tourism projects look to support Indigenous youth, entrepreneurs

Collaboration includes Neskonlith, Adams Lake, Splatsin and Little Shuswap Lake bands

  • Nov 12, 2019

In Photos: Salmon Arm residents pay tribute

Residents gather at cenotaph for Remembrance Day ceremony

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

Defusing hate: Crows are a ‘respect-worthy’ species

Crows demonstrate joy in ‘skiing,’ grief at death, have good minds for accomplishing tasks

Word on the street: What are your favourite things to do in the Shuswap in the fall?

As the air gets colder and leaves continue to change, the Observer…

Summerland Credit Union funds eight Remembrance banners

Banner project honours Summerland’s fallen soldiers

Penticton resident shares local veteran’s stories

Penticton resident Dave Snyder has gathered over 130 stories from veterans in the region

  • Nov 8, 2019

Events planned to help Shuswap residents live lighter on Earth

The first topic tackled will be consumerism and how you can reduce your eco-footprint

Salmon Arm history in pictures: buildings collide

A.D. Booth Hauling was removing the remains of the old Empress Theatre…

  • Nov 8, 2019

Support sought for Salmon Arm toddler with Brittle Bone Disease

Falls resulting in broken femur, tibia lead family to concerning diagnosis

Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive members to welcome festive season

Wineries, cideries, breweries and distilleries to hold special events and offer samples

Coat drive delivers warmth to North Okanagan’s most vulnerable

Sutton realtors brave the cold for Warm N’ Fuzzy Collection