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The Snowbirds fly over Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 16. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

PHOTOS: Snowbirds fly over parts of B.C.

The Canadian military demonstration squadron flew low over Salmon Arm.

The Snowbirds fly over Salmon Arm on Saturday, May 16. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Bear shot, later burned in Shuswap gravel pit, sparking B.C. Conservation officers probe

Bear shot, later burned in Shuswap gravel pit, sparking B.C. Conservation officers probe

A black bear killed and dumped in a Tappen gravel pit in mid-April, says BC COS.

Bear shot, later burned in Shuswap gravel pit, sparking B.C. Conservation officers probe
Interfor has announced curtailments in all the regions where they have forestry operations. (Black Press file photo)

Forestry giant Interfor curtails operations in the face of COVID-19

Forestry giant set to reduce production by 60 per cent for at least two weeks.

Interfor has announced curtailments in all the regions where they have forestry operations. (Black Press file photo)
Zuri the baby goat who recently arrived at the Twin Hearts Animal Sanctuary will need a prosthetic leg to replace the one she lost to frostbite. (Contributed)

Okanagan animal sanctuary seeks to fit frostbitten baby goat with prosthetic leg

Fundraiser started to help Zuri, newest resident of Twin Hearts Animal Sanctuary

Zuri the baby goat who recently arrived at the Twin Hearts Animal Sanctuary will need a prosthetic leg to replace the one she lost to frostbite. (Contributed)
Woman arrested in Cariboo after fuel stolen, police car rammed

Woman arrested in Cariboo after fuel stolen, police car rammed

Suspect wanted for crimes allegedly committed in Kelowna, Salmon Arm and 100 Mile House

Woman arrested in Cariboo after fuel stolen, police car rammed
A young bobcat took up residence in a Salmon Arm couple’s bird coop and had to be scared out. (Jim Hilland photo)

VIDEO: Bobcat infiltrates Shuswap couple’s coop, feasts on fowl

Police officers credited for attempting to assist with animal’s extraction

A young bobcat took up residence in a Salmon Arm couple’s bird coop and had to be scared out. (Jim Hilland photo)
Webcam footage shows compact snow on Highway 1 in the Kicking Horse pass but no evidence of the delays Drive BC is reporting due to a vehicle incident. (Drive BC Image)

Update: Highway reopens after crash west of Revelstoke

Drive BC also reported a vehicle incident 10 km east of Golden.

Webcam footage shows compact snow on Highway 1 in the Kicking Horse pass but no evidence of the delays Drive BC is reporting due to a vehicle incident. (Drive BC Image)
B.C. judge rules in favour of vaccination for two children despite mother’s objections

B.C. judge rules in favour of vaccination for two children despite mother’s objections

Court hears mother and father’s views on vaccines and dental X-rays.

B.C. judge rules in favour of vaccination for two children despite mother’s objections
A semi truck crashed into the ditch alongside the Trans-Canada Highway near Bernie Road on Dec. 18. The passenger in the sleeper berth was trapped for six hours. (Sicamous RCMP Photo)

Trucker trapped in semi for six hours after Highway 1 collision

Power was cut to much of the area to make the scene safe for emergency crews

A semi truck crashed into the ditch alongside the Trans-Canada Highway near Bernie Road on Dec. 18. The passenger in the sleeper berth was trapped for six hours. (Sicamous RCMP Photo)
Drug samples located in Salmon Arm in November are a potentially-deadly mix or fentanyl, carfentanil, heroin and caffeine. (File photo)

Interior Health warns about opioid containing fentanyl, heroin and caffeine

White powder located twice in November contained carfentanil, fentanyl, heroin and caffeine

Drug samples located in Salmon Arm in November are a potentially-deadly mix or fentanyl, carfentanil, heroin and caffeine. (File photo)
One of many proposed proposed changes to B.C.’s hunting regulations are extended seasons on mountain goats in parts of Region 3 and Region 8. (File photo)                                One of many proposed proposed changes to B.C.’s hunting regulations are extended seasons on mountain goats in parts of Region 3 and Region 8. (File photo)

Scopes on crossbows, wireless trail cameras out in proposed changes to B.C. hunting regs

New regulations include longer waterfowl season in the Okangan, ban on hunting with spears

One of many proposed proposed changes to B.C.’s hunting regulations are extended seasons on mountain goats in parts of Region 3 and Region 8. (File photo)                                One of many proposed proposed changes to B.C.’s hunting regulations are extended seasons on mountain goats in parts of Region 3 and Region 8. (File photo)
B.C. woman seeks return of jewelry box containing father’s cremated remains

B.C. woman seeks return of jewelry box containing father’s cremated remains

Sicamous RCMP report handmade box was stolen from a storage locker

B.C. woman seeks return of jewelry box containing father’s cremated remains
A police incident has closed the Coquihalla Lakes rest area. (File Photo)

Police incident closes Coquihalla Highway rest area

Drive BC reports the Coquihalla Lakes Rest Area’s washrooms are closed until further notice.

A police incident has closed the Coquihalla Lakes rest area. (File Photo)
The IIO is investigating after a long police pursuit ended in a man being hit with a stun gun in Malakwa. (File Photo)

Man stunned by RCMP Taser following pursuit through Okanagan-Shuswap

Police watchdog investigating after suspect transported to hospital in critical condition

The IIO is investigating after a long police pursuit ended in a man being hit with a stun gun in Malakwa. (File Photo)
The IIO is investigating after a long police pursuit ended in a man being hit with a stun gun in Malakwa. (File Photo)

Man dies following RCMP Taser incident in Okanagan-Shuswap

Police watchdog and BC Coroners Service investigating

The IIO is investigating after a long police pursuit ended in a man being hit with a stun gun in Malakwa. (File Photo)
Ernie Whitehead, 78, and Len Dykhuizen, 55, pictured in 1987. (RCMP image)

Remains of B.C. men confirmed in crashed plane missing for 31 years

Ernie Whitehead and Len Dykhuizen took off from Eagle Bay on a fishing trip, never to be seen again

Ernie Whitehead, 78, and Len Dykhuizen, 55, pictured in 1987. (RCMP image)
A flock of about 40 American White Pelicans took a late-August vacation in Salmon Arm Bay. (Ron Banville/Facebook)

Pelicans pay rare visit to Shuswap Lake

American White Pelicans nest on only one lake in B.C. but fly far for food.

A flock of about 40 American White Pelicans took a late-August vacation in Salmon Arm Bay. (Ron Banville/Facebook)
Sebastien Archambault, left, helps strip the puck from a Chase Heat player during one of the 2017 games he played with the Sicamous Eagles. (File photo)

B.C. hockey player excited to join Humboldt Broncos

Defenceman Sebastien Archambault played last two seasons with Junior B Sicamous Eagles.

Sebastien Archambault, left, helps strip the puck from a Chase Heat player during one of the 2017 games he played with the Sicamous Eagles. (File photo)
15-year-old boy drowns after midnight jump into Okanagan Lake

15-year-old boy drowns after midnight jump into Okanagan Lake

The RCMP and BC Coroners Service are investigating the drowning.

15-year-old boy drowns after midnight jump into Okanagan Lake
B.C.-born NHL captain Shea Weber gifted ‘Old Town Road’ sign from Sicamous

B.C.-born NHL captain Shea Weber gifted ‘Old Town Road’ sign from Sicamous

Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X will also recieve signs like NHL star Shea Weber

B.C.-born NHL captain Shea Weber gifted ‘Old Town Road’ sign from Sicamous