Salmon Arm Observer

Shuswap Market Year In Review 2020: March

The Market looks back at some of the stories that made headlines in 2020

  • Jan 1, 2021

Sicamous RCMP investigate suspicious death of woman early New Year’s Day

A police news release stated the 65-year-old woman was found in Malakwa with 'significant injuries'

Snapshot: Brave swimmers perform polar plunge in Shuswap Lake

Although no large group-plunge was organized, a few people waded into the frigid lake.

Flash of insight leads to the saving of Shuswap man’s life

Pair urges more people to consider becoming a kidney donor

North Shuswap outdoor rink opens for public skating

The skating surface at Farrell's Field in Celista is flooded and ready

Vehicle crashes at intersection in Salmon Arm, police search car

Crash occurred about 1 p.m., vehicle seen travelling fast prior to crash

  • Dec 31, 2020

Weekly Covid case increases drop for Shuswap, rise for North Okanagan

New cases reported for week of Dec. 20 to 26 show variety of trends

Freezing to death seen sometimes as welcome option for Salmon Arm man

Fighting drug addiction, living rough through cold winter make survival a struggle

Options available for Christmas trees leaving Shuswap homes

The Yeti Rugby club is doing its annual tree pickup in exchange for donations

Shuswap Veterinary Clinic seeks dog’s owner

The dog without identification was found in Gleneden and brought to the vet this morning

Snow, warmer temperatures heading for the Shuswap in early 2021

So far the only glimpse of sunshine predicted will be on Dec. 31, New Year's Eve day

Carvings bring new perspective, watchful eyes to Shuswap park

Look up, look way up, if you wish to see new faces along the trails of popular Salmon Arm park

Potential COVID-19 exposure reported at Shuswap’s Ranchero Elementary

Interior Health lists school as having potentially being exposed during week before winter break

Potential COVID-19 exposure reported at Shuswap’s Ranchero Elementary

Interior Health lists school as having potentially being exposed during week before winter break

Shuswap Music Festival moving online for 2021

The festival will not accept group entries from groups such as choirs next year

Total COVID-19 cases in North Okanagan-Shuswap rise but increases shrinking

Weekly jumps decreasing or levelling off for most local health areas in region

More than 600 Christmas dinners-to-go provided to Salmon Arm residents in need

Volunteers from three Rotary Clubs, churches create a pandemic protocol-friendly meal

Over 600 Christmas dinners-to-go provided to Shuswap residents in need

Volunteers from three Salmon Arm Rotary Clubs, churches create a pandemic protocol-friendly meal

Shuswap-North Okanagan municipal workers donate to regional non-profits

Workers from CUPE 1908, with members in Salmon Arm, Enderby, Sicamous and the region, give $5,000

Snowy week ahead forecast for Shuswap including New Year’s Day

Sunshine and clouds predicted to break up snowfall on Tuesday, Dec. 29 and Thursday, Dec. 30