Shuswap

The Momich Lake wildfire is burning across an estimated 6500 hectares as of July 31, 2021. (B.C. Wildfire Dashboard image)

Momich Lake wildfire in Shuswap burning across an estimated 6,500 hectares

Nearby properties remain on evacuation alert as the blaze grows

 

Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP warn public after tail of horse in Monte Creek east of Kamloops cut. (File photo)

Horse owners warned after trespasser east of Kamloops cuts horse’s tail

Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP say not the first time this has happened, horse hair can be used for crafts

 

An aerial photo from the White Rock Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

BC Wildfire: ‘Wind is our greatest enemy’ for Okanagan fires

High temperatures but lack of wind seen as favourable to progress on wildfires

 

Shuswap Cider Company’s Lindsay Wong, Kailee Amlin with son Knox, and Gena Ginn stand among the large tanks where the cider is made at their Westgate Public Market location. Now open for business, the Shuswap Cider Company includes a tasting room where growlers and canned cider can be purchased. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Shuswap Cider Company taps into Salmon Arm’s apple heritage

City’s first cidery opens with dining options at Westgate Public Market

Shuswap Cider Company’s Lindsay Wong, Kailee Amlin with son Knox, and Gena Ginn stand among the large tanks where the cider is made at their Westgate Public Market location. Now open for business, the Shuswap Cider Company includes a tasting room where growlers and canned cider can be purchased. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Those wishing to support Indigenous neighbours on Canada Day in Salmon Arm can gather about 10:45 a.m. on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway in Salmon Arm between Ross and Alexander streets, wearing orange.(Aaron Hemens/Black Press)

Supporters in Salmon Arm can greet a slow caravan along Highway 1 on July 1

Indigenous people and allies will travel from Enderby to former Kamloops residential school

Those wishing to support Indigenous neighbours on Canada Day in Salmon Arm can gather about 10:45 a.m. on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway in Salmon Arm between Ross and Alexander streets, wearing orange.(Aaron Hemens/Black Press)
Pam Gretzinger, a teacher at Eagle River Secondary, speaks as graduate Raegen Starkell’s photo is on the drive-in screen on June 17, 2021 in Enderby. (Contributed)

PHOTOS: Eagle River Secondary graduates celebrate under the stars in Enderby

On June 17, students attended a screening of their graduation video at the Starlight Drive-In

Pam Gretzinger, a teacher at Eagle River Secondary, speaks as graduate Raegen Starkell’s photo is on the drive-in screen on June 17, 2021 in Enderby. (Contributed)
Vehicle Check

Clean – Drain – Dry: Prevent invasive aquatic species spread with these 3 steps

Invasive Species Action Month offers timely reminder for Shuswap boaters and watercraft users

  • May 10, 2021
Vehicle Check
A $45,000 grant from the Shuswap Community Foundation (SCF) will allow the SAFE Society’s Transition House to construct three indoor heated and cooled dog kennels with access to an outdoor run for each dog. From left, Lindsay Wong, SCF; Paige Hilland, SAFE Society; Jaylene Bourdon, SAFE Society; Jane Shirley, SAFE Socity; Ineke Hughes, SCF; Judy Moore, SCF; with dogs Tulah and Loki. (Contributed)

Grant to support women with pets in Salmon Arm transition house

Shuswap Community Foundation gives largest grant ever to build shelter, abusers often target pets

A $45,000 grant from the Shuswap Community Foundation (SCF) will allow the SAFE Society’s Transition House to construct three indoor heated and cooled dog kennels with access to an outdoor run for each dog. From left, Lindsay Wong, SCF; Paige Hilland, SAFE Society; Jaylene Bourdon, SAFE Society; Jane Shirley, SAFE Socity; Ineke Hughes, SCF; Judy Moore, SCF; with dogs Tulah and Loki. (Contributed)
A $45,000 grant from the Shuswap Community Foundation (SCF) will allow the SAFE Society’s Transition House to construct three indoor heated and cooled dog kennels with access to an outdoor run for each dog. From left, Lindsay Wong, SCF; Paige Hilland, SAFE Society; Jaylene Bourdon, SAFE Society; Jane Shirley, SAFE Socity; Ineke Hughes, SCF; Judy Moore, SCF; with dogs Tulah and Loki. (Contributed)

Grant to support women with pets in Salmon Arm transition house

Shuswap Community Foundation gives largest grant ever to build shelter, abusers often target pets

A $45,000 grant from the Shuswap Community Foundation (SCF) will allow the SAFE Society’s Transition House to construct three indoor heated and cooled dog kennels with access to an outdoor run for each dog. From left, Lindsay Wong, SCF; Paige Hilland, SAFE Society; Jaylene Bourdon, SAFE Society; Jane Shirley, SAFE Socity; Ineke Hughes, SCF; Judy Moore, SCF; with dogs Tulah and Loki. (Contributed)
Shuswap Adventure Girl Sarah Tokarek has a particular passion for hiking trails around Blind Bay and the South Shuswap. (Contributed)

Meet Shuswap Adventure Girl: A mom leading hikers to their own outdoor adventures

Sarah Tokarek has created an online trail guide for the region

Shuswap Adventure Girl Sarah Tokarek has a particular passion for hiking trails around Blind Bay and the South Shuswap. (Contributed)
City supports landmark proposal in spirit of reconciliation

City supports landmark proposal in spirit of reconciliation

Shuswap collaboration aims to create awareness of Secwepemc traditional territory

City supports landmark proposal in spirit of reconciliation
A wildfire is burning on Mount Chase, 10 kilometres south-east of Skimikin.

Wildfire near Skimikin

Fire on Mount Chase estimated to be one hectare in size.

A wildfire is burning on Mount Chase, 10 kilometres south-east of Skimikin.