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People enjoy a cool fall day walk on the iconic Salmon Arm wharf at the city's Marine Peace Park. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
People enjoy a cool fall day walk on the iconic Salmon Arm wharf at the city's Marine Peace Park. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
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COLUMN: Growing efforts to moderate social media platforms

Major platforms are now paying closer attention to the content posted to their sites

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Great Outdoors columnist James Murray. (File photo)

Column: Virtually fleeing self-isolation for distant exotic locales

Great Outdoors by James Murray

  • Feb 17, 2021
Great Outdoors columnist James Murray. (File photo)
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Okanagan youth share their thoughts on kindness
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Valentine’s Day is a cruelty

From a matrimonial perspective I blew the Valentine’s Day gig early on.

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Cats and furniture aren't typically a great mix. (Rihaij/Pixabay photo)
Cats and furniture aren't typically a great mix. (Rihaij/Pixabay photo)
Sheila Malcolmson, minister of mental health and addictions in B.C. (B.C. Government photo)

MALCOLMSON: 2020 left us grappling with overdose tragedy and working for change

B.C.’s Addictions Minister reflects on visit to Overdose Prevention Society in Vancouver

  • Feb 12, 2021
Sheila Malcolmson, minister of mental health and addictions in B.C. (B.C. Government photo)
Cats and furniture aren't typically a great mix. (Rihaij/Pixabay photo)
Cats and furniture aren't typically a great mix. (Rihaij/Pixabay photo)
Having his people at home for a period of self-isolation did not throw the Labere family cat off of his routines. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)
Having his people at home for a period of self-isolation did not throw the Labere family cat off of his routines. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)
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Column: Making a choice for hope and optimism

Opening Our Eyes by Nan Dickie

  • Feb 5, 2021
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Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)

Kootnekoff: Workers compensation costs bleeding into MSP

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Feb 3, 2021
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)
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HOLM: Why we need the carbon tax

Margaret Holm writes about solutions to global warming

  • Feb 3, 2021
Submitted photo Gas pump, Mark Buckawicki, Wikimedia Commons
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Column: Blister-free feet worth investing in

Great Outdoors by James Murray

  • Feb 3, 2021
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The dog show at the first Lee Creek Harvest Festival, held in 1976. (Jim Cooperman photo)

Column: Remembering the famed Lee Creek Harvest Festival

Shuswap Passion by Jim Cooperman

  • Feb 2, 2021
The dog show at the first Lee Creek Harvest Festival, held in 1976. (Jim Cooperman photo)
City of Salmon Arm council allocated funding in the 2021 budget for construction and maintenance along the foreshore trail. (File photo)

Column: Challenging year not without its bright spots in Salmon Arm

Council Report by City of Salmon Arm Councillor Debbie Cannon

  • Feb 1, 2021
City of Salmon Arm council allocated funding in the 2021 budget for construction and maintenance along the foreshore trail. (File photo)
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Column: Instagram and other social media not worth losing sleep over

In Plain View by Lachlan Labere

  • Feb 1, 2021
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Yeah - my coworkers are truly ridiculous. Andrea DeMeer

The importance of being ridiculous

There are crab legs on the roof of the woodshed

Yeah - my coworkers are truly ridiculous. Andrea DeMeer
Derek Sloan is no longer part of the Conservative Party caucus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

COLUMN: A choice of social conservatism or economic conservatism

Decision to remove outspoken MP Derek Sloan from Conservative caucus will have repercussions

Derek Sloan is no longer part of the Conservative Party caucus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin