Tracy Hughes

Flying squirrel touches down inside Salmon Arm home

Flying squirrel touches down inside Salmon Arm home

Rodent jumps around residence before homeowers encourage it back outdoors

Flying squirrel touches down inside Salmon Arm home
An image taken by a Drive BC webcam of a line of traffic stopped on the Trans-Canada Highway approximately 20 kilometres west of Revelstoke due to a multiple vehicle collision on Dec. 27.

Update: Trans-Canada Highway reopens near Revelstoke

Six people reported injured, with two of those patients in critical condition.

An image taken by a Drive BC webcam of a line of traffic stopped on the Trans-Canada Highway approximately 20 kilometres west of Revelstoke due to a multiple vehicle collision on Dec. 27.
An ultralight aircraft sits in a field near the intersection of 30th Street NE and 30th Ave. NE after the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing on Dec. 22. -Photo contributed.

Plane makes emergency landing in alfalfa field

Cold temperatures cause engine troubles for Shuswap pilot

An ultralight aircraft sits in a field near the intersection of 30th Street NE and 30th Ave. NE after the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing on Dec. 22. -Photo contributed.
A map shows where a fire destroyed a home in the small community of St. Ives on Boxing Day.

St. Ives home, vehicles lost to fire

Owners of the residence were away for the holidays

A map shows where a fire destroyed a home in the small community of St. Ives on Boxing Day.
Sicamous residents enjoy the CP Rail Holiday Train during its stop in that town on Thursday, Dec. 14. -Image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

Holiday Train rolls through the Shuswap

Hundreds of people have gathered in Sicamous, Canoe and Salmon Arm for…

Sicamous residents enjoy the CP Rail Holiday Train during its stop in that town on Thursday, Dec. 14. -Image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer
There’s plenty of clouds in the Okanagan-Shuswap forecast for the next five days, as in this photograph of the Sicamous Beach, but there’s no snow expected to fall. -File photo.

No snow, mild temperatures for Okanagan-Shuswap

You shouldn’t need your shovels anytime soon

There’s plenty of clouds in the Okanagan-Shuswap forecast for the next five days, as in this photograph of the Sicamous Beach, but there’s no snow expected to fall. -File photo.
Salmon Arm resident Kirk Gennings took this photo of what he believes to be a bobcat or lynx near Okanagan Ave and 16th Street SE Salmon Arm.                                Photo contributed

Big cat spotted near Okanagan Avenue

Photographer trying to identify the cat species seen in a residential Salmon Arm neighbourhood.

Salmon Arm resident Kirk Gennings took this photo of what he believes to be a bobcat or lynx near Okanagan Ave and 16th Street SE Salmon Arm.                                Photo contributed
Ashley Simpson

Silver Creek farm search has parents anxious for answers

Believing their daughter is dead, Ashley Simpson’s parents want to be able to lay her to rest

Ashley Simpson
Tracy Hughes, Salmon Arm Observer editor

Column: Watching and waiting in Silver Creek

Observer editor Tracy Hughes reflects on covering the police search at the Sagmoen farm

Tracy Hughes, Salmon Arm Observer editor
Police appeal for information about Traci Genereaux

Police appeal for information about Traci Genereaux

RCMP address rumours, misinformation about their investigation at Silver Creek farm

Police appeal for information about Traci Genereaux
Criminal charges pending following Halloween robbery

Criminal charges pending following Halloween robbery

Two men and a woman are being held in custody after being arrested in downtown Salmon Arm

Criminal charges pending following Halloween robbery
Photo contributed.                                Monica Kriese and Dr. Richard Currie presented at the board meeting on Tuesday asking that Official Trustee Mike McKay consider the establishment of a wellness centre at the Sullivan campus of Salmon Arm Secondary.

Wellness centre in works for Salmon Arm Secondary

People in rural areas face additional barriers to accessing health-care services. Time…

Photo contributed.                                Monica Kriese and Dr. Richard Currie presented at the board meeting on Tuesday asking that Official Trustee Mike McKay consider the establishment of a wellness centre at the Sullivan campus of Salmon Arm Secondary.
The flavour of Mexico in a bottle

The flavour of Mexico in a bottle

Salmon Arm’s Caliente Hot Sauce Company brings a fresh product to store shelves

The flavour of Mexico in a bottle
Update: Reserve chute saves skydiver’s life

Update: Reserve chute saves skydiver’s life

Salmon Arm company owner says fishing more dangerous than skydiving

Update: Reserve chute saves skydiver’s life
Jorja Mitchell’s furry companion keeps close during a Cats on Mats session at Grattitude Yoga Studio on Sunday, Oct. 22. -Christopher Hamm Photo

Yoga class adds a dose of feline fun

Does it get any cuter than kittens joining a yoga class?

Jorja Mitchell’s furry companion keeps close during a Cats on Mats session at Grattitude Yoga Studio on Sunday, Oct. 22. -Christopher Hamm Photo
Sicamous RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Nicole Bell, reported missing since Sept. 2.

Family worries about missing Malakwa woman

Discovery of human remains has put family members on edge

Sicamous RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Nicole Bell, reported missing since Sept. 2.
Update: Police expand search in North Okanagan-Shuswap

Update: Police expand search in North Okanagan-Shuswap

Examination continues in Silver Creek, while another search happens between Salmon Arm and Enderby

Update: Police expand search in North Okanagan-Shuswap
Jim Elliott/Salmon Arm Observer                                 Police officers continue the search of a property at 2290 Salmon River Road. RCMP are not commenting on how long they might be on site.

Who is Curtis Sagmoen?

The Observer reveals what we know about the man attached to the Silver Creek property where human remains were found

Jim Elliott/Salmon Arm Observer                                 Police officers continue the search of a property at 2290 Salmon River Road. RCMP are not commenting on how long they might be on site.
Day 2 of RCMP search at Silver Creek residence

Day 2 of RCMP search at Silver Creek residence

Police use backhoe in ongoing search effort at residential/agricultural Salmon River Road property

Day 2 of RCMP search at Silver Creek residence
Update: Backhoe used in search of Silver Creek property

Update: Backhoe used in search of Silver Creek property

RCMP into second day of search of Silver Creek residence/agricultural property

Update: Backhoe used in search of Silver Creek property