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WATCH: Okanagan pipers prepare for trip to the Netherlands

75 pipers and drummers will head to the Netherlands for the 75th anniversary of the country’s liberation

Word on the street: Have you taken any precautions against COVID-19?

With fears over COVID-19 emptying shelves of face masks and hand sanitizer,…

Vernon church gifts friendship to Blair Apartment tenants

Women from Saint John’s Lutheran Church prove downtown affordable rental complex is safe for all

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Appreciation for health-care worker
Seniors' chair exercise class
Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail

Salmon Arm celebrates International Women’s Day

The night was hosted by the SAFE Society and the Shuswap Pie Company

Shuswap history in pictures: Hockey greats

Salmon Arm’s legendary Maw’s Jam Eaters

  • Mar 6, 2020

Summerland students place second at Techstars Startup Weekend

Participants pitched and developed entrepreneurial ideas during 54-hour initiative

MLA Dan Ashton to speak at Summerland Chamber luncheon

MLA for riding of Penticton will answer questions from members of the business community

Shuswap history in pictures: Sicamous Regatta

American Frank Duncan was photographing events at the Sicamous Regatta in 1913.…

  • Mar 6, 2020

Trio of Shuswap firefighters to gear up for 55-storey fundraiser

Annual stair-climb event at Calgary’s Bow building to benefit cancer patients

Health equipment needs provided for by Salmon Arm Red Cross

Volunteers needed to support equipment program, emergency management

Video: Local contractors rebuild Shuswap SPCA’s “catio”

$3,000 in donations received for rebuilt structure that was collapsed by snow

Vernon Rotarian pens travel memoir based in Nepal with humanitarian twist

Author and journalist Patti Shales Lefkos records solo journey building schools in remote Himalaya

Block watch helps North Okanagan residents fight crime

Crime prevention groups help reduce property crime

History mystery: Mammoth-sized cave discovered at Shuswap Lake

Explorer says hidden underground find contains miles of passages

History mystery: Mammoth-sized cave discovered at Shuswap Lake

Explorer says hidden underground find contains miles of passages

Bagpipes once rocked by Beatles

North Okanagan Pipes and Drums share some unique history

Okanagan volunteer wants to comfort, encourage Kelowna’s homeless

George Pierce is a volunteer at Kelowna’s Gospel Mission and the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society

Column: Family flees conflict in Syria, now thriving in Salmon Arm

Welcome Shuswap by Linda Franklin, Shuswap Immigrant Services Society

  • Mar 3, 2020

Racers on classic sleds to thrill crowds in Malakwa

The Burner Bar and Grille is putting on their second annual Vintage Snowmobile Race on March 14.