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Okanagan woman embarks on charitable trip to Kenya

Jessica Jewels is hoping to raise funds for her Kindness for Kenya service trip

Blessings in a backpack make a difference in Okanagan

Upper Room Mission campaign on until Dec. 13

Secwepemc Lakes Tourism projects look to support Indigenous youth, entrepreneurs

Collaboration includes Neskonlith, Adams Lake, Splatsin and Little Shuswap Lake bands

  • Nov 12, 2019
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Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park
Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna
Find me my furever home: Billy

In Photos: Salmon Arm residents pay tribute

Residents gather at cenotaph for Remembrance Day ceremony

Shuswap family makes tradition of tending to grave of fallen soldier

Grandchildren learn importance of Remembrance Day while paying their respect

  • Nov 11, 2019

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

Defusing hate: Crows are a ‘respect-worthy’ species

Crows demonstrate joy in ‘skiing,’ grief at death, have good minds for accomplishing tasks

Word on the street: What are your favourite things to do in the Shuswap in the fall?

As the air gets colder and leaves continue to change, the Observer…

Summerland Credit Union funds eight Remembrance banners

Banner project honours Summerland’s fallen soldiers

Events planned to help Shuswap residents live lighter on Earth

The first topic tackled will be consumerism and how you can reduce your eco-footprint

Penticton resident shares local veteran’s stories

Penticton resident Dave Snyder has gathered over 130 stories from veterans in the region

  • Nov 8, 2019

Salmon Arm history in pictures: buildings collide

A.D. Booth Hauling was removing the remains of the old Empress Theatre…

  • Nov 8, 2019

Not looking forward to raking? Here’s why to leave the leaves

Nature Conservancy of Canada has good news for those who hate yard work

Support sought for Salmon Arm toddler with Brittle Bone Disease

Falls resulting in broken femur, tibia lead family to concerning diagnosis

Support sought for Salmon Arm toddler with Brittle Bone Disease

Falls resulting in broken femur, tibia lead family to concerning diagnosis

Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive members to welcome festive season

Wineries, cideries, breweries and distilleries to hold special events and offer samples

Coat drive delivers warmth to North Okanagan’s most vulnerable

Sutton realtors brave the cold for Warm N’ Fuzzy Collection

Salmon Arm veteran’s love for Canada endures

Dean Rownd enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy in 1942, assigned to the HMCS Saint John.

  • Nov 7, 2019