Community

Shuswap hamper society expands operation with grants

Funds from Food Banks BC helps Chase group purchase freezers, refrigerated van.

Salmon Arm students hope to perform at national music festival

Five Shades of Gray is looking for paying gigs to fundraise travel costs

The Salmon Arm Observer’s Guide to Giving

The Observer’s annual guide lists the needs of non-profit groups in the Shuswap at this time of giving

  • Nov 30, 2018
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Hillcrest Elementary holiday carollers
Shuswap Makerspace grand opening at the Salmon Arm Innovation Centre
Salmon Arm Community Brand Launch
Dancing with the Shuswap Stars 2018

From rusted to restored, new TV show puts Shuswap on display

Classic car restoration show Rust Valley Restorers, based in Tappen, premieres Dec. 6

Quaaout/Talking Rock wins national tourism award

Quaaout, near Chase, was created and is owned by the Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band

  • Nov 29, 2018

Update: Sicamous barely ahead in Sled Town Showdown

The Shuswap community had a one-vote lead in the early afternoon of Dec. 3

Bingo buys big donation for Shuswap Lake Hospital Foundation

Canoe Senior Citizens Association provide $10,000 donation

Plenty of activity in Summerland this weekend

Festival of Lights, Season’s Sparkles, pancake breakfast and Christmas Bazaar all on the schedule

Cooler temperatures on the way for B.C. Interior

Environment Canada is forecasting a cooler next few days

Jeopardy responds to William Shatner tweet about word invented by B.C. 6-year-old

Jeopardy questions from Nov. 20 spur Twitter support for levidrome

Northern B.C. city dealing with its own otter problem

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate

Rainy week ahead for the Okanagan – Shuswap

Above seasonal temperatures are forecast for the region at the start of the week

Shuswap dog dives to the top of the water test

Morgan the Newfoundland dog from Sunnybrae adds underwater rescue to her list of accomplishments

Student committee receives award during ceremony in Vancouver

School District 83 Me to We committee presented with Get Doing Award

Celista Fire Department gets year-round access to water

A new dry hydrant will allow firefighters to pump from Shuswap Lake even in winter

A mix and sun of cloud for the weekend

The Okanagan and Shuswap will see wet snow and flurries for Friday

Guide to Giving spreads the word for charitable groups

Email in your group information to the Observer before Monday, Nov. 26, 9 a.m.

  • Nov 22, 2018

Festival lights up the Okanagan

Hanukkah celebrations planned for Salmon Arm, Vernon, Kelowna, Peachland, Penticton and Oliver

Shuswap invited to stand united against violence against women

Annual event on Dec. 6 particularly poignant in view of missing Shuswap women