Jim Elliot

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
Two homes were severely damaged by a landslide which roared through the 4000 block of Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Road on April 7, 2017. The subsequent evacuation order is now lifted. (File photo)

16 months later, B.C. mudslide evacuees allowed to return home

Residents of two Sunnybrae properties near Salmon Arm can return but will remain on evacuation alert

Two homes were severely damaged by a landslide which roared through the 4000 block of Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Road on April 7, 2017. The subsequent evacuation order is now lifted. (File photo)
The Bruhn Bridge, where the Trans-Canada Highway crosses the Sicamous Channel. (File Photo)

Woman from New Zealand dies after jumping from Highway 1 bridge

The woman was one of four people to jump from the bridge in Sicamous shortly before 2 a.m. on Aug. 8

The Bruhn Bridge, where the Trans-Canada Highway crosses the Sicamous Channel. (File Photo)
Video: Kayakers jump into action to rescue dog from raging B.C. river

Video: Kayakers jump into action to rescue dog from raging B.C. river

Ivory the Silver Lab from the Shuswap is safe and sound after falling in to the raging Adams River

Video: Kayakers jump into action to rescue dog from raging B.C. river
B.C. man attempts to contact aliens in the Shuswap

B.C. man attempts to contact aliens in the Shuswap

Dan Berg performs meditation to try to interact with visitors from other worlds

B.C. man attempts to contact aliens in the Shuswap
RCMP investigate after flagger hit by beer can

RCMP investigate after flagger hit by beer can

The employee was struck in the head but his hard hat prevented serious injury

RCMP investigate after flagger hit by beer can
Hockey on the highway

Hockey on the highway

A game of shinny breaks out on the packed snow of the Coquihalla Highway

Hockey on the highway
Drones were used to help a search of several areas linked to the cases of missing women in the north Okanagan on Saturday, Nov. 18. -image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

Drones take off to search for missing North Okanagan women

A volunteer search party was supported by professional drone operators

Drones were used to help a search of several areas linked to the cases of missing women in the north Okanagan on Saturday, Nov. 18. -image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer
Human remains found at Silver Creek property

Human remains found at Silver Creek property

RCMP have been searching the property in the 2200 block of Salmon River Road for the past three days

Human remains found at Silver Creek property
Skip Sandra Jenkins throws a stone for third Kate Horne and second Wendy Cseke to sweep during a curling match against the Noble rink at the Salmon Arm Curling Centre on Tuesday

Jenkins rink undefeated heading for finals

The Salmon Arm representatives at the BC Senior Curling Championships are 7-0 going into the finals.

Skip Sandra Jenkins throws a stone for third Kate Horne and second Wendy Cseke to sweep during a curling match against the Noble rink at the Salmon Arm Curling Centre on Tuesday