Jodi Brak

Paralympian skier Natalie Wilkie celebrates her bronze medal finish in the 1.5km cross-country race with her mother Karin Huster at the Paralympics in Pyeongchang. (Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

Salmon Arm Paralympian Natalie Wilkie races to the podium

A bronze medal finish just 0.1 seconds off the silver

Paralympian skier Natalie Wilkie celebrates her bronze medal finish in the 1.5km cross-country race with her mother Karin Huster at the Paralympics in Pyeongchang. (Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee)
Aidan Miege-Moffat works on an electrical panel on a power pole. Miege-Moffat completed an electrician apprenticeship program in high school and now works for All Phase Electric in Salmon Arm.

Trades programs helping to fill gaps in the job market

Programs target youth, women with new opportunities.

Aidan Miege-Moffat works on an electrical panel on a power pole. Miege-Moffat completed an electrician apprenticeship program in high school and now works for All Phase Electric in Salmon Arm.
Natalie Wilkie (centre) was surrounded by friends and family on March 3 who gathered to send her off to the Paralympics on a high note. (Photo contributed by Karin Huster)

Natalie Wilkie takes off for the Paralympics

Salmon Arm skier represents Team Canada in Pyeongchang

Natalie Wilkie (centre) was surrounded by friends and family on March 3 who gathered to send her off to the Paralympics on a high note. (Photo contributed by Karin Huster)
The winners of this year’s Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest accept their ribbons and rolling pins on the stage at the Mall at Piccadilly. First place went to Bertha Norish (left) for her apple pie, second place went to Bonnie Peterson (centre) for her cherry pie, and third place wen to Mary Rollier (right) for her bumbleberry pie. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

A most delicious competition at the Mall at Piccadilly

Salmon Arm hosts the Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest

The winners of this year’s Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest accept their ribbons and rolling pins on the stage at the Mall at Piccadilly. First place went to Bertha Norish (left) for her apple pie, second place went to Bonnie Peterson (centre) for her cherry pie, and third place wen to Mary Rollier (right) for her bumbleberry pie. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Mike Hall, also known as ‘The Rasta Blasta,’ is the man behind Rusty Rasta’s Restorations, a TV show about restoring classic cars to be produced near Tappen. Hall is pictured here among just a few of the more than 400 classic cars which have made his property well known. (Facebook / Mike Hall)

Tappen resident seeks classic car collectors for new TV show

Shuswap auto fanatic wants to revitalize high-octane relics on camera

Mike Hall, also known as ‘The Rasta Blasta,’ is the man behind Rusty Rasta’s Restorations, a TV show about restoring classic cars to be produced near Tappen. Hall is pictured here among just a few of the more than 400 classic cars which have made his property well known. (Facebook / Mike Hall)
The trails at Margaret Falls before the 2017 flooding which caused extensive damage to the popular attraction. The trail was marked as closed indefinitely on June 2, 2017, with a target of reopening by June 2019. (File photo.)

Margaret Falls trails likely to remain closed through 2018

Fierce flooding in 2017 warrants extensive repairs to Shuswap scenic trail network

The trails at Margaret Falls before the 2017 flooding which caused extensive damage to the popular attraction. The trail was marked as closed indefinitely on June 2, 2017, with a target of reopening by June 2019. (File photo.)
On Feb. 13 Salmon Arm RCMP arrested two suspects and recovered a stolen 2018 GMC pick-up along with a stolen 2003 Ford Focus from the Sorrento area. (File photo)

RCMP recover two stolen vehicles in the Salmon Arm area

Two arrests made and vehicles recovered with the help of OnStar system

On Feb. 13 Salmon Arm RCMP arrested two suspects and recovered a stolen 2018 GMC pick-up along with a stolen 2003 Ford Focus from the Sorrento area. (File photo)
Salmon Arm RCMP officers arrested two suspects on Feb. 17 when the stolen Ford Aerostar van they were driving hit the ditch near Tappen Beach Road after running over a spike belt. (File photo)

Salmon Arm RCMP arrest suspects after discovering stolen vehicle

Routine license plate check leads to pursuit, two arrested

Salmon Arm RCMP officers arrested two suspects on Feb. 17 when the stolen Ford Aerostar van they were driving hit the ditch near Tappen Beach Road after running over a spike belt. (File photo)