When asked what businesses they’d like to see come to town, surveyed Salmon Arm residents expressed an interest in evening/after work hours activities such as something similar to the Revelstuck Escape Rooms in Revelstoke. (Revelstuck Escape Rooms/Facebook image)

Word on the street: What businesses would you like to see open in Salmon Arm?

The Observer asked: What businesses would you like to see open in Salmon Arm?

Read more: Shuswap entrepreneurs go head to head in business competition

Read more: Okanagan College students shine during business competition


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


“It would be nice to have a place where you could go and have a drink after the movie, like a bar or a restaurant that was open late.” -Susie Bowman

“I went to a cool mini putt place in Ottawa, it was all neon… funky, artistic thing and you walked in and you played the mini putt through this piece of art. I’d like to see something like that.” -Cathy Hay

“A game centre with pool tables, ping pong, arcade games with internet as well like… the internet cafes kind of thing.” -Valerie Cervo

“We definitely need stuff for younger people. Even an exit room would be cool; get some of those going – that would be awesome.” -Christian Huska

“Children’s activities other than jungle mania would definitely be a good thing because there’s nothing.” -Shaun Barr

Just Posted

In photos: The 27th Annual Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival

Images from Friday evening and Saturday at the festival grounds.

Summerland cannabis shop receives approval in principle

Inspection now required before Green Gaia may sell cannabis

North Okanagan-Shuswap Liberal candidate responds to Trudeau ethics report

Prime Minister’s immediate response to commissioner’s findings appreciated

Shuswap tow truck operator sees high number of collisions this summer

Drivers encouraged to “loosen up behind the wheel, smarten up and read the road”

QUIZ: How much do you remember about Woodstock?

Weekend music festival in Bethel, New York, was held 50 years ago

Fire departments extinguish suspicious wildfire near West Kelowna

Crews established a fire guard and knocked down the blaze before it grew to one hectare.

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

15-year-old boy drowns after midnight jump into Okangan Lake

The RCMP and BC Coroners Service are investigating the drowning.

‘It’s just the freedom:’ Paralyzed Broncos player pursuing life on the water

The former Humboldt Broncos goaltender, who started in the net when he was nine, was paralyzed last year

Canadians killed in Afghanistan honoured during emotional dedication ceremony

One-hundred-fifty-eight Canadian soldiers died during the mission

It’s snow joke: Up to 30 cm of snow expected to fall in northeastern B.C.

Alaska Highway, Fort Nelson to be hit with August snowstorm, according to Environment Canada

‘I’m just absolutely disgusted’: Husband furious after B.C. Mountie’s killer gets day parole

Kenneth Fenton was sentenced to prison after he fatally struck Const. Sarah Beckett’s cruiser

Most Read