#Salmon Arm

Neskonlith band councillor Cora Anthony looks on as Neskonlith councillor and knowledge keeper Louis Thomas raises the Secwepemculecw flag with help from Adams Lake councillor Gina Johnny on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the School District 83 District Education Support Centre in Salmon Arm. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Flag raising at School District 83 centre recognizes Secwépemc territory

Ceremony unfolds at District Education Support Centre in Salmon Arm, flag to fly at all schools

Neskonlith band councillor Cora Anthony looks on as Neskonlith councillor and knowledge keeper Louis Thomas raises the Secwepemculecw flag with help from Adams Lake councillor Gina Johnny on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the School District 83 District Education Support Centre in Salmon Arm. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)
Neskonlith band councillor Cora Anthony looks on as Neskonlith councillor and knowledge keeper Louis Thomas raises the Secwepemculecw flag with help from Adams Lake councillor Gina Johnny on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the School District 83 District Education Support Centre in Salmon Arm. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Flag raising at School District 83 centre recognizes Secwépemc territory

Ceremony unfolds at District Education Support Centre in Salmon Arm, flags to fly at all schools

Neskonlith band councillor Cora Anthony looks on as Neskonlith councillor and knowledge keeper Louis Thomas raises the Secwepemculecw flag with help from Adams Lake councillor Gina Johnny on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the School District 83 District Education Support Centre in Salmon Arm. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)
The upcoming Business Connections virtual workshops and business expo is the latest attempt by the Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce to assist the city’s business community during these challenging times created by the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

Salmon Arm chamber forges business connections

Chamber organizes Business Connections trade fair for May 12

The upcoming Business Connections virtual workshops and business expo is the latest attempt by the Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce to assist the city’s business community during these challenging times created by the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
The Salmon Arm ReStore is set to open and will hold its official ribbon-cutting at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1. (Photo contributed)

Habitat for Humanity ReStore set to open in Salmon Arm on May 1

Official ribbon cutting to take place at 11 a.m.

The Salmon Arm ReStore is set to open and will hold its official ribbon-cutting at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1. (Photo contributed)
Eleven LED light fixtures were added to the downtown during the 2019 Hudson revitalization project. (File photo)

Salmon Arm gets injection from BC Hydro for street lights

Charges from the electric utility company and number of street lights leased don’t match

Eleven LED light fixtures were added to the downtown during the 2019 Hudson revitalization project. (File photo)
Ronald Morlock from Salmon Arm wins $50,000 from a Lucky Lines Scratch & Win ticket. (BCLC image)

Salmon Arm man scratches to win $50,000

A new set of golf clubs is in Ron Morlock’s future

Ronald Morlock from Salmon Arm wins $50,000 from a Lucky Lines Scratch & Win ticket. (BCLC image)
Ronald Morlock from Salmon Arm wins $50,000 from a Lucky Lines Scratch & Win ticket. (BCLC image)

Salmon Arm man scratches to win $50,000

A new set of golf clubs is in Ron Morlock’s future

Ronald Morlock from Salmon Arm wins $50,000 from a Lucky Lines Scratch & Win ticket. (BCLC image)
Logging is proposed for a portion of Mount Ida, with the industrial park to the right. The purple portions are the proposed cut blocks, the yellowy-green are city-owned properties and the red and black dotted lines are the proposed logging roads. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Salmon Arm council to hear logging plans for portion of Mount Ida

BC Timber Sales rep to address city’s development and planning meeting on Monday morning, May 3

Logging is proposed for a portion of Mount Ida, with the industrial park to the right. The purple portions are the proposed cut blocks, the yellowy-green are city-owned properties and the red and black dotted lines are the proposed logging roads. (City of Salmon Arm image)
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Letter: Bottled water operation a poor use of Salmon Arm land

Writer raises concerns with proposed use

  • Apr 28, 2021
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On March 27, Salmon Arm's Auldin Maxwell smashed his own Jenga stacking world record with a tower of 1,400 blocks held up by one vertical brick. (Contributed)

Young Salmon Arm Guinness World Record breaker helps raise autism awareness

Auldin Maxwell breaks own Jenga stacking record with 1,401 block tower

On March 27, Salmon Arm's Auldin Maxwell smashed his own Jenga stacking world record with a tower of 1,400 blocks held up by one vertical brick. (Contributed)
On March 27, Salmon Arm's Auldin Maxwell smashed his own Jenga stacking world record with a tower of 1,400 blocks held up by one vertical brick. (Contributed)

Young Salmon Arm record breaker helps raise autism awareness

Auldin Maxwell breaks own Jenga stacking record for Guinness World Records

On March 27, Salmon Arm's Auldin Maxwell smashed his own Jenga stacking world record with a tower of 1,400 blocks held up by one vertical brick. (Contributed)
Salmon Arm RCMP investigated by police watchdog after woman critically injured. (File photo)

Police watchdog investigates after woman critically injured in the Shuswap

Report states woman’s vehicle in head-on collision on Highway 1 near Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm RCMP investigated by police watchdog after woman critically injured. (File photo)
Salmon Arm RCMP investigated by police watchdog after woman critically injured. (File photo)

Police watchdog investigates after woman critically injured in Salmon Arm

Report states woman’s vehicle involved in head-on collision on Highway 1

Salmon Arm RCMP investigated by police watchdog after woman critically injured. (File photo)
Word on the Lake Writer’s Festival alumnus Michael Slade will take part in this year’s fest, once again hosting Shock Theatre with a production of Boomerang scheduled for Saturday, May 8. (Contributed)

Creative juices flow for return of Shuswap’s Word on the Lake Writers’ Festival

Virtual event offers opportunities to learn from long slate of talented authors, musicians

  • Apr 27, 2021
Word on the Lake Writer’s Festival alumnus Michael Slade will take part in this year’s fest, once again hosting Shock Theatre with a production of Boomerang scheduled for Saturday, May 8. (Contributed)
When Agatha Brown looked away from the camera, what was she looking at? Teaching staff, Salmon Arm High School 1950-1951. J.S. Michell, M.A. Landers, J.F. Nicoll, E.R.M. Yerburgh, John Parker, W.A. Huggett, E.A.C. Tweeddale, Joan Calderwood and Agatha Brown. Image courtesy the Denis Marshall Collection, Archives at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum.

Shuswap history in pictures: Salmon Arm High School

Staff photo from 1950-51.

  • Apr 27, 2021
When Agatha Brown looked away from the camera, what was she looking at? Teaching staff, Salmon Arm High School 1950-1951. J.S. Michell, M.A. Landers, J.F. Nicoll, E.R.M. Yerburgh, John Parker, W.A. Huggett, E.A.C. Tweeddale, Joan Calderwood and Agatha Brown. Image courtesy the Denis Marshall Collection, Archives at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum.
Monique Cusson is grateful to be able to display her work in her new gallery space for her business, The She Shed by the Shuswap Store, at 4850 10a Ave. NE (near the Highway 97B intersection). (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm artisan, business owner shares PTSD experience to support others

Monique Cusson marks one-year anniversary with new location, gallery

Monique Cusson is grateful to be able to display her work in her new gallery space for her business, The She Shed by the Shuswap Store, at 4850 10a Ave. NE (near the Highway 97B intersection). (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
The Salmon Arm Sockeyes Swim Club helped replace the starting blocks at the SASCU Recreation Centre Pool. (Brad Calkins photo)

Swim club excited to launch into summer from new blocks at Salmon Arm pool

Sockeyes grateful to city and recreation centre for help with the purchase

  • Apr 27, 2021
The Salmon Arm Sockeyes Swim Club helped replace the starting blocks at the SASCU Recreation Centre Pool. (Brad Calkins photo)
Monique Cusson is grateful to be able to display her work in her new gallery space for her business, The She Shed by the Shuswap Store, at 4850 10a Ave. NE (near the Highway 97B intersection). (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm artisan, business owner shares PTSD experience to support others

Monique Cusson marks one-year anniversary with new location, gallery

Monique Cusson is grateful to be able to display her work in her new gallery space for her business, The She Shed by the Shuswap Store, at 4850 10a Ave. NE (near the Highway 97B intersection). (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Writer opposed to the prospect of granting a company a licence to bottle groundwater in Salmon Arm. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Letter: Proposed Salmon Arm bottled water operation prompts opposition

“Water should be treated as a common good to be shared by everyone.”

Writer opposed to the prospect of granting a company a licence to bottle groundwater in Salmon Arm. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
An equipment problem was responsible for a three-hour power outage in parts of Salmon Arm on Sunday, April 25. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Power outage in Salmon Arm not caused by usual difficulties

About 2,500 BC Hydro customers in the Shuswap and North Okanagan were without power on April 25

An equipment problem was responsible for a three-hour power outage in parts of Salmon Arm on Sunday, April 25. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)