Edna Thorsen shows off her Saskatchewan Roughriders blankets, flag and lawn gnome on Monday, Oct. 9. -image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

A quick news catch-up before the weekend

Did the week somehow pass you by? Here’s a quick guide to what’s been going on in the Shuswap.

  • Oct. 13, 2017 6:00 a.m.

It’s Friday, you’ve almost made it to the weekend, but before you do, catch up on what people are talking about this week in the Shuswap.

Some of our top stories include:

Eight days in a health care ‘hole’

Passion for fishing leads to fines

Rough ride for Roughriders fan

Bank teller foils scam attempt on seniors

Fate of Eagle Pass lookout in hands of bureaucracy

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Money available for events in Salmon Arm’s Marine Park

Downtown Salmon Arm and partners offer new Fun in the Park grant

Traffic on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Revelstoke moving again

Accident 10 kilometres east of Craigellachie closes Trans-Canada Highway Sunday evening

Heat warning issued for Central, South Okanagan

Environment Canada expects temperatures to exceed 35 degrees Celsius today

Reel Reviews: A cure for anger

We say, “Purge it up, goofballs.”

Firefighters dispatched to Gardom Lake Bible Camp as precaution

Sauna caught fire Sunday evening but quickly extinguished, no one injured

Course veterans seize victory in Peach City Classic

The first place titles in this year’s triathlon belonged to returning competitors.

Non-union construction industry fears exclusion in B.C.

Premier John Horgan imposes ‘project labour agreements’ for public works

BC Wildfire says Kamloops wildfire ‘being held’

Firefighters worked tirelessly this weekend to stop the spread of a wildfire east of Kamloops.

Trump, Putin sit down a bit late for closely watched summit

Trump and Putin arrived Monday at Helsinki’s presidential palace for a long-awaited summit.

In TV interview, Trump claims queen called Brexit ‘complex’

Asked the queen’s view on Brexit, Trump said: “She said it’s a very complex problem.”

Exotic corpse flower begins to emit its putrid scent at Vancouver conservatory

A unique and exotic tropical plant, acclaimed for its size and abhorred for its smell, is blooming at a Vancouver conservatory.

CREA reports June home sales down 10.7% from year ago, but up from May

The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in June were down 10.7 per cent compared with a year ago.

Three Days Grace to perform in the South Okanagan

Internationally acclaimed Three Days Grace to perform in the South Okanagan

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