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Art and music at Summerland Ornamental Gardens

Second event of the summer will be held Sunday, Aug. 25

Sleep expert recommends summer snooze solutions

Summertime brings light, noise, heat and other conditions that can make getting to sleep hard.

Summerland’s downtown has gone through numerous changes

Main Street has been commercial hub of community for many years

Word on the Street: Festivalgoers at the 27th annual Salmon Arm Roots and Blues

The Observer asked: Where are you from and what brought you to the festival?

Paddleboard festival coming soon to Kalamalka Lake

Wildfire smoke got in the way of last year’s event, but conditions look better this summer

  • Aug 17, 2019

Salmon Arm’s sister city exchange with Inashiki, Japan marks 29 years

Activities galore for students from Inashiki and their hosts including a favourite, river rafting

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Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna
Find me my furever home: Billy
Find me my fureverhome: Mittens and Boots
Hitched- An Okanagan bridal fair

Observer staff greeted in morning by pair of bats

Bats found huddled together on wall in the sun outside downtown office

Okanagan residents reminisce over Winfield’s Adventureland

According to the Lake Country Museum, Adventureland was the first park of its kind in the Okanagan

Grand opening held for new Shuswap Memorial Cemetery

Site applauded for its peacefulness and beautiful grounds, trees

Salmon Arm’s ‘space pioneer’ dies at age 95, leaves amazing legacy

Bruce Aikenhead would bring astronaut friends like Chris Hadfield to science centre

Salmon Arm history in pictures: lacrosse

The date is 1923. The Salmon Arm Lacrosse team is ready to…

  • Aug 13, 2019

Shuswap photographer captures Perseid meteor shower

Six hours spent capturing hundreds of meteors streaking across the night sky

Iconic Carnaval del Sol to host end of summer fiesta in Kelowna

Get ready to enjoy all that Latin American culture has to offer

A healing journey at Arion Therapeutic Farm

What started as a therapeutic horseriding facility has become so much more

Snapshot: Inspired to play

Downtown public piano a draw for Salmon Arm’s musically talented

Salmon Arm history in pictures

The Salmon Arm ball team stops for a pose in front of…

  • Aug 12, 2019

Kirchhoffer played role in Summerland’s early years

Senator from Manitoba monitored progress of community and owned orchard on Bristow Road

Hundreds attend celebration of life for British Columbia wine industry pioneer

Harry McWatters remembered for love of wine and love of family