Community

Salmon Arm’s sister city exchange with Inashiki, Japan marks 29 years

Activities galore for students from Inashiki and their hosts including a favourite, river rafting

Observer staff greeted in morning by pair of bats

Bats found huddled together on wall in the sun outside downtown office

Okanagan residents reminisce over Winfield’s Adventureland

According to the Lake Country Museum, Adventureland was the first park of its kind in the Okanagan

Grand opening held for new Shuswap Memorial Cemetery

Site applauded for its peacefulness and beautiful grounds, trees

Salmon Arm’s ‘space pioneer’ dies at age 95, leaves amazing legacy

Bruce Aikenhead would bring astronaut friends like Chris Hadfield to science centre

Salmon Arm history in pictures: lacrosse

The date is 1923. The Salmon Arm Lacrosse team is ready to…

  • Aug 13, 2019
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Second Harvest Food Bank receives unusual donation
Shuswap's Crannog Ales and Wolf Springs Farm initiate Haskap Beer Month in B.C.
Lumberjack Show at the Hub in Scotch Creek on Saturday, June 29
Sicamous celebrates Canada Day

Shuswap photographer captures Perseid meteor shower

Six hours spent capturing hundreds of meteors streaking across the night sky

Iconic Carnaval del Sol to host end of summer fiesta in Kelowna

Get ready to enjoy all that Latin American culture has to offer

A healing journey at Arion Therapeutic Farm

What started as a therapeutic horseriding facility has become so much more

Snapshot: Inspired to play

Downtown public piano a draw for Salmon Arm’s musically talented

Salmon Arm history in pictures

The Salmon Arm ball team stops for a pose in front of…

  • Aug 12, 2019

Kirchhoffer played role in Summerland’s early years

Senator from Manitoba monitored progress of community and owned orchard on Bristow Road

Hundreds attend celebration of life for British Columbia wine industry pioneer

Harry McWatters remembered for love of wine and love of family

Shuswap resident on the clock for air cadets

Capt. Geri Stewart official timekeeper at Comox Cadet Flying Training Center.

  • Aug 10, 2019

Paddleboard trails considered for Okanagan lakes

Regional district expected to consider trails for Okanagan and Kal lakes in 2020 budget talks

North Okanagan ready to horse around at IPE

B.C.’s largest agricultural fair begins its 120th show Aug. 28

Shea Weber scores Old Town Road sign

Sicamous signs also on their way to Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X.

Alternate parking promoted for Okanagan Rail Trail

Westkal Road lot undergoes upgrades; officials hope signs leading from Kalamalka Road lot will help