Community

Child’s request to Salmon Arm mayor will be granted

Government action to move relatively quickly regarding timely cycling path wish

Community comes through for Okanagan woman fighting leukemia

Fundraiser brings in $11,200, GoFundMe at $11,495 for Black Press saleswoman

Summerland students to participate in blood drive

High school students will attend clinic in Penticton on June 13

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Ryan Phillips spin the globe ride for mental health
Bill Eaton's happy garbage day
Black bear in downtown Salmon Arm
Grand opening of Shuswap Family Centre, May 23

Okanagan man makes rail trail accessible

Steve Skultety gives rides to people who can’t walk or bicycle, free of charge

  • May 30, 2019

Big funds raised for late Okanagan dance instructor legacy

Cheque for $34,000 presented to start Ruth Blencoe Memorial Award

Okanagan teacher aims to “inspire kindness” through documentary

If successful in their quest for funding, the documentary will showcase four Vernon widows; voting ends Friday, May 31

Paddleboarder cleaning up Okanagan lakes gifted new board

Aaron Nasipayko has been cleaning up local lakes since early April; he recently reached the 25 per cent marker

Okanagan student golden at national web competition

Armstrong student at Skills Canada in Halifax

Rise project lifts Okanagan college trades students

Okanagan College celebrated the 60th annual Home for Learning initiative for students

Web design a constantly changing field for Johnson

Summerland designer has been creating sites for past seven years

New Saturday farmer’s market to offer taste of the Shuswap

Downtown Salmon Arm market to begin June 22, bring your own bags

  • May 30, 2019

Shuswap Paws wants to Jam the Ram with food and supplies for cats

Rescue organization with more than 70 cats in their care hopes for help meeting their needs

Rotarians dig in to beautify Bastion Place

Club members donate labour as well as $15,000 for patio furniture upgrade at care facility

Salmon Arm resident’s backyard becomes moose daycare

Conservation officer says it’s normal for moose to stash calves in safe place for period of time

Salmon Arm resident’s backyard becomes moose daycare

Conservation officer says it’s normal for moose to stash calves in safe place for period of time

Column: Friends, squirt guns, freezies – a snapshot of outdoor fun

Friends and Neighbours by Lean Blain

  • May 29, 2019

Donations help Shuswap non-profit give animals second chance

Twin Hearts Animal Sanctuary hosts veganniversary extravaganza fundraiser on June 9

Summerland car museum supports Agur Lake Camp

Nixdorf Classic Car Museum has donated $14,000 to the camp since 2006

A Gardener’s Diary: Benefits of mountain kale

Jocelyne Sewell is a longtime gardener and gardening columnist with The Morning Star in Vernon

  • May 28, 2019

Our history in pictures: Downtown Salmon Arm, 1949

Downtown Salmon Arm circa 1949. Why? The Salmar Theatre opened in May…

  • May 28, 2019