Community

Donkey refuge wins big at Shuswap Women Who Wine event

More than $4,000 awarded to Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge for education project

In photos: Mirella Project helps Salmon Arm residents go green at Christmas

Two more events planned to help combat climate change in December

Snapshot: Sicamous Fire Department collects for annual toy drive

On Sunday, Dec. 8 the fire department collected food and toys to benefit those in need.

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Big moose on campus in Salmon Arm
CP Holiday Train visits Chase, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019
Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park

Book examines history of B.C. wine industry

Author Luke Whittall has studied the growth of the industry from the mid-19th century to today

Summerland college operated from 1906 to 1915

Ritchie Hall and Morton Hall were constructed for Okanagan Baptist College

Word on the street: What is your strategy for not spending too much on Christmas gifts this year?

The Observer asked: What is your strategy for not spending too much on Christmas gifts this year?

Map points to mysterious ‘Waterdome’ in the middle of Salmon Arm Bay

City would like to have map marker removed, pilot recalls its significance

Summerland businesses participate in Sip N’ Shop

Downtown event on Dec. 14 will feature local beverages

Salmon Arm history in pictures: Caring at the city’s K-Mart

Winners of the K-Mart “We Care” certificates are: (left to right) Colleen…

  • Dec 6, 2019

Secwepemc knowledge-keeper’s contributions recognized by Province of B.C.

Louis Thomas one of 18 people to receive B.C.’s Medal of Good Citizenship

Secwepemc knowledge-keeper’s contributions recognized by Province of B.C.

Louis Thomas one of 18 people to receive B.C.’s Medal of Good Citizenship

Salmon Arm Work BC office hosts grand reopening

Services available at the office will remain similar to past offerings

Donations help develop and expand Shuswap trails

Money received by Shuswap Trail Alliance often earmarked for particular projects

  • Dec 5, 2019

Food bank shelves stocked thanks to North Okanagan realtors

Realtors Food Drive collects 30,000lbs and counting

White Lake firefighters grateful for residents’ generosity

Annual drive nets close to 2,000 lbs of food for Sorrento Food Bank

  • Dec 5, 2019

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

Grandparents raising children: Salmon Arm grandma sees need for support

Peer group formed for those who have unexpectedly taken on the role of parenting

  • Dec 5, 2019

Grandparents raising children: Salmon Arm grandma sees need for support

Peer group formed for those who have unexpectedly taken on the role of parenting

  • Dec 5, 2019