Jim Elliot

Escapee arrested in Shuswap after two years on the lam

Escapee arrested in Shuswap after two years on the lam

Man with charges in Alberta, Ontario, Western provinces back in custody

Escapee arrested in Shuswap after two years on the lam
Bullying Enns is one of two Alberta motorcycle groups riding to Chase in support of Samiya Noor who has been the victim of bullying at Haldane Elementary. (Bullying Enns/ Facebook)

Bikers plan to give bullied Shuswap girl a lift

Two groups of motorcyclists from Alberta plan to visit Haldane Elementary on May 10.

Bullying Enns is one of two Alberta motorcycle groups riding to Chase in support of Samiya Noor who has been the victim of bullying at Haldane Elementary. (Bullying Enns/ Facebook)
After being hauled onto the roof of the Ranchero Deep Creek Fire Hall, a water winger wets down the roof as part of a Saturday, April 13 demonstration. (Submitted)

B.C. inventor creates rooftop sprinklers to protect from wildfires

The Water Winger can be placed at the peak of a roof without climbing a ladder

After being hauled onto the roof of the Ranchero Deep Creek Fire Hall, a water winger wets down the roof as part of a Saturday, April 13 demonstration. (Submitted)
A towering dust devil swirled through Chase on April 24. (Cole Finn/Facebook)                                A towering dust devil swirled through Chase on April 24. (Cole Finn/Facebook)

VIDEO: Large dust devil swirls through town in B.C.’s interior

Residents look on as column climbs about 90 feet into the air

A towering dust devil swirled through Chase on April 24. (Cole Finn/Facebook)                                A towering dust devil swirled through Chase on April 24. (Cole Finn/Facebook)
Cynthia Bentley adds 100 daffodils a year to the numerous flowers on the fringe of her Celista property. (Photo Contributed)                                Cynthia Bentley adds 100 daffodils a year to the numerous flowers on the fringe of her Celista property. (Photo Contributed)

B.C. woman pleads for people to stop stealing daffodils meant to honour cancer victims

Cynthia Bentley honours memory of those lost to cancer by planting 100 daffodils each year

Cynthia Bentley adds 100 daffodils a year to the numerous flowers on the fringe of her Celista property. (Photo Contributed)                                Cynthia Bentley adds 100 daffodils a year to the numerous flowers on the fringe of her Celista property. (Photo Contributed)
Man killed in Salmon Arm church shooting remembered as father figure to many

Man killed in Salmon Arm church shooting remembered as father figure to many

Gordon Parmenter was a church elder known for his skill connecting with people

Man killed in Salmon Arm church shooting remembered as father figure to many
Penticton Search and Rescue on scene at a 2018 rescue at Skaha Bluffs. (File Photo)

Search and rescue team helicopters injured climber from B.C. provincial park

A 30-year-old woman suffered a suspected lower-limb fracture in Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park

Penticton Search and Rescue on scene at a 2018 rescue at Skaha Bluffs. (File Photo)
Cows feed at D Dutchmen dairy in Sicamous. (File Photo)

B.C. dairy farmers say federal budget not enough to cut losses from USMCA

Concerns raised over vague details, funding access and impacts on growth

Cows feed at D Dutchmen dairy in Sicamous. (File Photo)
Approximately 11,000 collisions involving wildlife take place in B.C. each year according to ICBC. (Pixabay Image)

Animals involved in 11,000 vehicle collisions annually across B.C.

ICBC stats show larger number animal-related accidents occur in Southern Interior

Approximately 11,000 collisions involving wildlife take place in B.C. each year according to ICBC. (Pixabay Image)
Shuswap Grill Gourmet Burgary employees Travis Kuchta and Dolena Koenig pose for a photograph with the giant decorative burger which was taken from outside the restaurant in early February and then returned about a week later. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Stolen hamburger returned to B.C. restaurant with side of shame

Misunderstanding leads to removal of sizable ornamental sandwich

Shuswap Grill Gourmet Burgary employees Travis Kuchta and Dolena Koenig pose for a photograph with the giant decorative burger which was taken from outside the restaurant in early February and then returned about a week later. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Patti New, an employee at Salmon Arm’s main post office said millennial customers are often unfamiliar with conventions of the postal system, such as where to write the address on an envelope. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Postal workers say millennials perplexed by “snail mail”

A study shows Canadian millennials appreciate Canada Post, but do they know where the stamp goes?

Patti New, an employee at Salmon Arm’s main post office said millennial customers are often unfamiliar with conventions of the postal system, such as where to write the address on an envelope. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Vernon SAR head out on a search on Hunters Range, winter 2018. (Photo contributed)

Search crews warn snowmobilers not to do ‘something stupid’ Family Day weekend

Lack of preparation and ‘poor-decision making’ contribute to the high number of rescue calls

Vernon SAR head out on a search on Hunters Range, winter 2018. (Photo contributed)
A giant decorative burger like the one pictured here was stolen from the Shuswap Grill Gourmet Burgary on Feb. 4. (Shuswap Grill/Facebook)

Thieves swipe giant burger from B.C. restaurant

Shuswap Grill Gourmet Burgary in Salmon Arm seeks stolen sandwich

A giant decorative burger like the one pictured here was stolen from the Shuswap Grill Gourmet Burgary on Feb. 4. (Shuswap Grill/Facebook)
Sleddermag.com posted this photo and wrote “Rene (right) had an unmatched passion for sharing the backcountry with others, like friend Geoff Kyle.”

Well-known B.C. snowmobile guide killed in rollover accident

Shuswap sledding communty mourns loss of experienced Sicamous snowmobiler

Sleddermag.com posted this photo and wrote “Rene (right) had an unmatched passion for sharing the backcountry with others, like friend Geoff Kyle.”
Children’s book an important legacy for family who called small B.C. town home during tragic time

Children’s book an important legacy for family who called small B.C. town home during tragic time

i am I ’ was written by Shawn Eastland before his death in 2010.

Children’s book an important legacy for family who called small B.C. town home during tragic time
B.C. man arrested in connection to violent home invasion

B.C. man arrested in connection to violent home invasion

Six charges are being brought against a man arrested by Nanaimo RCMP

B.C. man arrested in connection to violent home invasion
Shea Weber poses for a photo with a fan at the 2016 Canada Day celebrations in Sicamous. (File photo)

B.C.-born Shea Weber to captain Montreal Canadiens

Sicamous native will wear the ‘C’ for the 2018/19 campaign

Shea Weber poses for a photo with a fan at the 2016 Canada Day celebrations in Sicamous. (File photo)
Barb Hetherington and Buddy Boyd at the Cedars RV Resort in Malakwa. (Photo contributed)

B.C. couple plans sustainable, zero-waste life in the Shuswap

Plan includes building a tiny house before the snow flies

Barb Hetherington and Buddy Boyd at the Cedars RV Resort in Malakwa. (Photo contributed)
B.C. fishermen get up close and personal with eagle

B.C. fishermen get up close and personal with eagle

The immature bald eagle shared the boat with two men for about 10 minutes

B.C. fishermen get up close and personal with eagle
Video: B.C. sockeye salmon run creates a beautiful spectacle

Video: B.C. sockeye salmon run creates a beautiful spectacle

The early run of sockeye salmon is creating a beautiful spectacle as they travel up Yard Creek east of Sicamous.

Video: B.C. sockeye salmon run creates a beautiful spectacle