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Denita Zimmer sorts through clothing options available at Salmon Arm’s Man Woman Home open at 103 231 Trans-Canada Highway. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Kelowna clothier branches out with new home in Salmon Arm

Man Woman Home opens doors at 103 231 Trans-Canada Highway

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Cannabis facility proposed in Enderby

The indoor facility would exceed the 500-square-metre limit, provide 15 jobs

Jamie and Tanisha Out and Toni Starkell are the team behind Forage General, a floral, coffee and gift shop located in downtown Salmon Arm at the corner of Alexander Street and the Trans-Canada Highway. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: Salmon Arm trio open small business with big city feel

Forage General offers flowers, coffee and a variety of unique gifts

Jamie and Tanisha Out and Toni Starkell are the team behind Forage General, a floral, coffee and gift shop located in downtown Salmon Arm at the corner of Alexander Street and the Trans-Canada Highway. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm trio open small business with big city feel

Forage General offers flowers, coffee and a variety of unique gifts

Jamie and Tanisha Out and Toni Starkell are the team behind Forage General, a floral, coffee and gift shop located in downtown Salmon Arm at the corner of Alexander Street and the Trans-Canada Highway. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Barley Station Brewpub’s owners Stu and Kathy Bradford and longtime head chef Wally Bonn celebrated 15 years in business on Saturday, Jan. 23. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Barley Station Brewpub’s owners Stu and Kathy Bradford and longtime head chef Wally Bonn celebrated 15 years in business on Saturday, Jan. 23. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
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Enderby chamber proposes new rural e-business training program

The program would help rural-area businesses expand using online tools and insights

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Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital gets AAHA accredited
Certified KonMari Consultants take over Kelowna
Missy MacKintosh, founder/CEO with MisMacK Clean Costmetics, has been chosen one of the top 100 Canadian businesses in Canada’s Total Mom Pitch, with the next round going to public voting. (White Willow Photography)

Salmon Arm’s MisMacK cosmetics hits top 100 in women’s entrepreneur program

To reach the finals, participants must garner votes on website

Missy MacKintosh, founder/CEO with MisMacK Clean Costmetics, has been chosen one of the top 100 Canadian businesses in Canada’s Total Mom Pitch, with the next round going to public voting. (White Willow Photography)
People line up outside the Blue Moon event space on Shuswap Street for the opening of the Harry Potter inspired “magical pop-up” shop on Oct. 31. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Harry Potter inspired pop-up shop opens in Salmon Arm

The store is only open for a limited time.

People line up outside the Blue Moon event space on Shuswap Street for the opening of the Harry Potter inspired “magical pop-up” shop on Oct. 31. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Paul Ross is still hoping the community of Canoe will cram his canoe with donations for the food bank as they have in previous years. (Paul Ross/Facebook)

Shuswap community plans to fill canoe for food bank despite lack of holiday train party

Paul Ross has been putting out his canoe to serve as a donation bin for the past six years.

Paul Ross is still hoping the community of Canoe will cram his canoe with donations for the food bank as they have in previous years. (Paul Ross/Facebook)
SASCU reduces waste and helps out Shuswap Hospital Foundation

SASCU reduces waste and helps out Shuswap Hospital Foundation

A credit union campaign will keep paper out of landfills while helping the hospital.

SASCU reduces waste and helps out Shuswap Hospital Foundation
J.R. Morgan throws an axe into the target at the “axe hole” outside the AFD gas station in Sicamous. Morgan has had the axe throwing lanes open for about a year and says he plans to open an attached concession serving pizza and donairs. Reservations can be made for the axe-throwing lanes by calling 587-335-3994. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)
J.R. Morgan throws an axe into the target at the “axe hole” outside the AFD gas station in Sicamous. Morgan has had the axe throwing lanes open for about a year and says he plans to open an attached concession serving pizza and donairs. Reservations can be made for the axe-throwing lanes by calling 587-335-3994. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)
The well-known Burner Grille is up for sale. (Damon Stamboulieh/Facebook)

Shuswap landmark the Burner Grille up for sale

Malakwa restaurant built in former beehive burner on the market

The well-known Burner Grille is up for sale. (Damon Stamboulieh/Facebook)
Lumby’s Rusty Spur Tack, Feed & Pet store has opened a second location on Cliff Avenue in Enderby. The store’s grand opening was Saturday, Aug. 15. (Photo submitted)

Lumby tack store opens new Enderby location

The Rusty Spur Tack, Feed and Pet opened on Cliff Avenue Saturday, Aug. 15

Lumby’s Rusty Spur Tack, Feed & Pet store has opened a second location on Cliff Avenue in Enderby. The store’s grand opening was Saturday, Aug. 15. (Photo submitted)
A cryptocurrency ATM operated by a company called HoneyBadger was recently installed in Centenoka Park Mall. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm’s first Bitcoin ATM installed in mall

The kiosk will allow people to buy cryptocurrency or sell it for cash.

A cryptocurrency ATM operated by a company called HoneyBadger was recently installed in Centenoka Park Mall. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Allen Mills, the owner of Mills Mechanical, poses for a photo with Angie Austin, the winner of last year’s furnace giveaway. (Mills Mechanical Ltd./Facebook)

Shuswap HVAC company giving away free furnace to someone in need

Mills Mechanical plans to help keep a deserving individual warm this winter

Allen Mills, the owner of Mills Mechanical, poses for a photo with Angie Austin, the winner of last year’s furnace giveaway. (Mills Mechanical Ltd./Facebook)
Alex Wenezenki stands by the Robinson R44 Raven II which he uses to offers aerial tours of the Shuswap on behalf of BC Helicopters, on Friday, July 24. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)

Pilot offers helicopter tours taking off from Sicamous golf course

Alex Wenezenki has been enjoying showing people a bird’s eye view of the Shuswap this summer.

Alex Wenezenki stands by the Robinson R44 Raven II which he uses to offers aerial tours of the Shuswap on behalf of BC Helicopters, on Friday, July 24. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)
A new houseboat company has opened on the former Waterway property south of Sicamous. (Sicamous Houseboats/Facebook)

New houseboat company up and running on Shuswap Lake

Sicamous Houseboats has moved in to the former Waterway Houseboats property.

A new houseboat company has opened on the former Waterway property south of Sicamous. (Sicamous Houseboats/Facebook)
A new electric vehicle charging station at the Canadian Tire in Salmon Arm is expected to open this fall. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Electric vehicle chargers being installed at Salmon Arm Canadian Tire

The chargers operated by Electrify Canada are expected to be operational by the fall.

A new electric vehicle charging station at the Canadian Tire in Salmon Arm is expected to open this fall. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Whib’s Gym in Enderby and Sicamous is recruiting volunteers among its members to take shifts monitoring for compliance with COVID-19 safety measures, a requirement for reopening under Interior Health’s new guidelines released May 15, 2020. (Google image)

COVID-19: North Okanagan gym needs volunteers in order to reopen

Gyms have been told they need staff members to monitor for compliance with COVID-19 safety measures

Whib’s Gym in Enderby and Sicamous is recruiting volunteers among its members to take shifts monitoring for compliance with COVID-19 safety measures, a requirement for reopening under Interior Health’s new guidelines released May 15, 2020. (Google image)
Dreydon Desjarlais, 16, was last seen at his Salmon River Road home on May 9, 2020. (RCMP)

UPDATE: Missing North Okanagan teen found

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP locate 16-year-old boy after missing from Salmon River Road home

Dreydon Desjarlais, 16, was last seen at his Salmon River Road home on May 9, 2020. (RCMP)