Community

Try a bold start to the New Year

The New Year’s Day Polar Bear Swim will be at Canoe Beach boat launch, 10:30 a.m., register at 10.

In Photos: Our top pics of 2018

The Observer team shares favourite photos and memorable moments of the year gone by

  • Dec 30, 2018

Salmon Arm pair head out on another maternity project in Guatemala

Women in rural Central American country taught methods to improve birthing outcomes

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Barbershop quartet performs Valentine's Day serenade
South Canoe Elementary Students visit the Salmon Arm Innovation Centre
Unplug and Play Sicamous
Shuswap Lodge resident Mary MacLachlan celebrates her 103rd birthday

Galaxy the cat could use your help

SPCA staff says friendly feline requires leg amputation surgery

Salmon Arm rugby teams to pick up Christmas trees

Yeti boys and girls to raise money in January for New Zealand trip

  • Dec 26, 2018

When Christmas was cancelled by Cromwell

Retired Shuswap professor tells of the 17th Century when Christmas was forbidden

Shuswap photographers give gift of portraits

Salmon Arm volunteers bring global HelpPortrait project to the region

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday

Keep lights and fixtures out of the landfill

Most lights and fixtures, including Christmas strings, can be recycled at Bill’s Bottle Depot

A gift for those in need

Salmon Arm woman does her part with gift cards

  • Dec 24, 2018

Take care of yourself this Christmas

Interior Health offers seven tips to remain mentally well during the season

Column: Larch Hills offers plenty of fun over the holidays

Trail Tales/Marcia Beckner

  • Dec 24, 2018

The Salmon Arm Observer’s readers step up to the plate for food banks

Observer staff collects 2,008 pounds of food for food banks and women’s shelter

Shuswap student creates slick new school scheduling app

App has been approved to run in a trial phase at Armstrong school for student use

North Okanagan-Shuswap student committee speaks to the benefit of volunteerism

District Me to We Committee work to fund charitable projects at home and abroad

CP Holiday Train rolls into Salmon Arm

Salvation Army presented with a cheque for $7,000

  • Dec 21, 2018

Prepare a zero-waste holiday meal

Follow basic guidelines provided by the Recycling Council of B.C.

  • Dec 21, 2018

Helping out Sorrento food bank

White Lake firefighters do their part for the community

  • Dec 21, 2018

Spirit of Christmas shared in lights

Salmon Arm resident Terry Bonar’s 2320 1st Ave NE holiday light display a must-see

  • Dec 20, 2018