Salmon Arm News Staff

Here is the scheduled lineup for Sunday’s final night of the 28th annual Roots and Blues Festival in Salmon Arm. (Photo submitted)

Shuswap Roots and Blues Fest wraps Sunday

Lineup is a beauty for final evening of Salmon Arm’s virtual festival

Here is the scheduled lineup for Sunday’s final night of the 28th annual Roots and Blues Festival in Salmon Arm. (Photo submitted)
Salmon Arm’s Kathy and Stu Bradford have been recognized by Cystic Fibrosis Canada for their efforts to raise funds and awareness for the organization. (Black Press - file photo)

Shuswap couple honoured by Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Salmon Arm’s Kathy and Stu Bradford are among the groups and individuals honoured in BC and the Yukon

Salmon Arm’s Kathy and Stu Bradford have been recognized by Cystic Fibrosis Canada for their efforts to raise funds and awareness for the organization. (Black Press - file photo)
An estimated crowd of more than 400 gathered on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway in Downtown Salmon Arm Saturday, June 6, to show their support for Black Lives Matter. It was the second such peaceful protest in the city in three days. The first on Thursday, June 4, drew a crowd of more than 150. (Kristal Burgess photo)

PHOTOS: Second Shuswap Black Lives Matter rally draws big crowd

An estimated 400 people showed up in downtown Salmon Arm Saturday to show unity

An estimated crowd of more than 400 gathered on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway in Downtown Salmon Arm Saturday, June 6, to show their support for Black Lives Matter. It was the second such peaceful protest in the city in three days. The first on Thursday, June 4, drew a crowd of more than 150. (Kristal Burgess photo)
Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke

Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke

Mudslide closed the road in both directions shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday

Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke
UPDATED: Traffic moving again on TCH west of Revelstoke

UPDATED: Traffic moving again on TCH west of Revelstoke

Mudslide closed road in both directions shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday

UPDATED: Traffic moving again on TCH west of Revelstoke
Sicamous Fire Departments works to knock down a motorhome fire on Wednesday, April 15. The fire is likely not suspicious in nature. (Peter Rowbottom photo)

Cause of Shuswap motorhome fire undetermined

Sicamous Fire Department doesn’t think it was suspicious; motorhome destroyed, nobody hurt

Sicamous Fire Departments works to knock down a motorhome fire on Wednesday, April 15. The fire is likely not suspicious in nature. (Peter Rowbottom photo)
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks won the B.C. Hockey League’s simulated NHL 20 video game version of the Fred Page Cup final, beating the Cowichan Valley Capitals in six games. (BCHL photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks capture BCHL video game glory

Silverbacks defeat Cowichan Valley in six, winning title at Shaw Centre, in simulated final

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks won the B.C. Hockey League’s simulated NHL 20 video game version of the Fred Page Cup final, beating the Cowichan Valley Capitals in six games. (BCHL photo)
Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer

Fire at Salmon Arm Buckerfield’s Ltd.

Emergency crews are on scene

Jim Elliot/ Salmon Arm Observer
Moms-to-be can now access information about their own pregnancy online or by text, thanks to Interior Health’s new health-care application. (Photo submitted)

Interior Health offers new info tool for pregnant women

Moms-to-be with uncomplicated pregnancies can access tips by text or online

Moms-to-be can now access information about their own pregnancy online or by text, thanks to Interior Health’s new health-care application. (Photo submitted)
Melvin Bailey from Red Deer, Alberta, was missing and last seen in Sicamous but has been located. (RCMP photo)

Update: Missing Red Deer man located

Red Deer RCMP thank public for their help locating man with dementia last observed in Sicamous

Melvin Bailey from Red Deer, Alberta, was missing and last seen in Sicamous but has been located. (RCMP photo)
Barley Station Brew Pub, Salmon Arm. (Photo contributed)

More spots on Ale Trail to sample a cool beer

Salmon Arm, Vernon, Kamloops make up the Triang-ale Trail featuring six craft breweries

Barley Station Brew Pub, Salmon Arm. (Photo contributed)
Caleb Makortoff and Amanda Moga, co-workers at SASCU, practise one of the more acrobatic portions of their rumba routine. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Dancers don dance shoes to prepare for popular Shuswap fundraiser

Dancing with the Shuswap Stars to benefit Larch Hills chalet expansion and Shuswap Hospice

Caleb Makortoff and Amanda Moga, co-workers at SASCU, practise one of the more acrobatic portions of their rumba routine. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Clinical Services Building at completion (courtesy of Interior Health/Bird Construction)

New Patient Care Tower project for Kamloops moves ahead

Construction is expected to begin in the fall, and the new tower is anticipated to be open for patients in early 2022.

Clinical Services Building at completion (courtesy of Interior Health/Bird Construction)
Police unknowingly help B.C. man break up with girlfriend

Police unknowingly help B.C. man break up with girlfriend

Shuswap man issues complaint that provides woman with a relationship surprise

Police unknowingly help B.C. man break up with girlfriend
Four new board members for Okanagan College

Four new board members for Okanagan College

David Porteous, Juliette Cunningham, Shelly Cook and Tina Lee appointed to board

Four new board members for Okanagan College
Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

Vandals spray painted the words Make S.A. Straight Again on Salmon Arm’s rainbow crosswalk on Sunday, July 29. (Photo submitted)
Japanese Canadian recounts life in B.C. internment camp

Japanese Canadian recounts life in B.C. internment camp

Salmon Arm centenarian shares story of forced relocation from Vancouver to Yard Creek in the Shuswap.

Japanese Canadian recounts life in B.C. internment camp
Senior falls through the ice near Chase

Senior falls through the ice near Chase

A cross-country skier was able to pull himself to safety after falling through the ice near Chase

Senior falls through the ice near Chase
Firefighters ignore campfire ban

Firefighters ignore campfire ban

A group of B.C. firefighters are being skewered online for enjoying a campfire Tuesday

Firefighters ignore campfire ban
Update: One lane still blocked Tuesday afternoon

Update: One lane still blocked Tuesday afternoon

Some members of the Adams Lake Indian Band blocked a portion of Pine Street Tuesday.

Update: One lane still blocked Tuesday afternoon