Shuswap Lake

In a notice of claim filed with the BC Supreme Court in Salmon Arm on June 19, Interior Health claims former Shuswap Lake General Hospital pharmacist colluded with a local pharmacy owner in the sale of misappropriated medications. (File photo)

Interior Health suing former Shuswap hospital employee, pharmacist for alleged drug sales scheme

Health authority claims Salmon Arm hospital pharmacist conspired with pharmacy owner

In a notice of claim filed with the BC Supreme Court in Salmon Arm on June 19, Interior Health claims former Shuswap Lake General Hospital pharmacist colluded with a local pharmacy owner in the sale of misappropriated medications. (File photo)
Three BC Emergency Health Services ground crews and an air ambulance crew responded to a report of an overturned raft on the Adams River on Monday afternoon, June 22, 2020. (File photo)

Whitewater adventurers rescued after raft capsizes on Adams River near Shuswap Lake

Shuswap whitewater rafting company owner says now is not a safe time to be on the Adams

Three BC Emergency Health Services ground crews and an air ambulance crew responded to a report of an overturned raft on the Adams River on Monday afternoon, June 22, 2020. (File photo)
Shuswap Emergency Program and city crews protect Canoe Beach from high lake levels by placing gabion baskets and sandbags around structures on June 1, 2020. (City of Salmon Arm image)

High water levels on Shuswap Lake may close popular Canoe Beach

Rain forecast could flood entrance tunnel, city staff to evaluate

Shuswap Emergency Program and city crews protect Canoe Beach from high lake levels by placing gabion baskets and sandbags around structures on June 1, 2020. (City of Salmon Arm image)
The hummingbirds Rona Wylie Golding captured on video on May 9 represent only a small number those that have been visiting the feeder at her Sorrento home as of late. (Rona Wylie Golding image)

Video: Large number of hummingbirds surprise Shuswap resident

Sorrento resident Rona Wylie Golding says she’s never seen so many use her feeder

The hummingbirds Rona Wylie Golding captured on video on May 9 represent only a small number those that have been visiting the feeder at her Sorrento home as of late. (Rona Wylie Golding image)
Cruz the pet tortoise is missing from a home in the Tappen area near Salmon Arm. Cruz’s owner is seeking information that will aid in the search. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)                                Cruz the pet tortoise is missing from a home in the Tappen area near Salmon Arm. Cruz’s owner is seeking information that will aid in the search. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Owner seeks return of missing Shuswap tortoise

Cruz the tortoise weighs more than 60 lbs and may have sought shelter in a barn or shed

Cruz the pet tortoise is missing from a home in the Tappen area near Salmon Arm. Cruz’s owner is seeking information that will aid in the search. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)                                Cruz the pet tortoise is missing from a home in the Tappen area near Salmon Arm. Cruz’s owner is seeking information that will aid in the search. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
A photo of the area in Shuswap Lake in Electoral Area C, which has been affected by an algae bloom. The dark shadow in the water is the algae. People are warned to keep themselves and their pets away from the substance. (Interior Health photo)

UPDATE: Algae bloom in Shuswap Lake determined to be non-toxic

Interior Health maintains people should not drink untreated water

A photo of the area in Shuswap Lake in Electoral Area C, which has been affected by an algae bloom. The dark shadow in the water is the algae. People are warned to keep themselves and their pets away from the substance. (Interior Health photo)
A story shared in the Oct. 4, 1923 issue of the Summerland Review details the finding of a mammoth underground cave hidden somewhere near Shuswap Lake. (Freephotos-Pixabay)

History mystery: Mammoth-sized cave discovered at Shuswap Lake

Explorer says hidden underground find contains miles of passages

A story shared in the Oct. 4, 1923 issue of the Summerland Review details the finding of a mammoth underground cave hidden somewhere near Shuswap Lake. (Freephotos-Pixabay)
The switchback trail up to the lizard mountain bike route was closed after a man fell to his death into the gorge below on July 29, 2019. (CSRD photo)

Deaths on popular Shuswap trail ruled accidental

B.C. Coroners Service reports on fatal falls in May and July 2019

The switchback trail up to the lizard mountain bike route was closed after a man fell to his death into the gorge below on July 29, 2019. (CSRD photo)
The Copper Island Fine Homes crew show off the hardware won at the Canadian Home Builders Association Central Interior 15th Annual Keystone Awards Gala on Feb. 1, 2020. Left to right are Tammy Packer, Greg Vistisen, Lynda Curran, Melody Thompson, Tim Lukashuk, Kathy Moore, Dean Friesen, Heidi Friesen, Tracy Vistisen and Chuck Beaton. (Contributed)

Shuswap homebuilders capture gold for customer service

Copper Island Fine Homes receive top awards for best home, unique design

The Copper Island Fine Homes crew show off the hardware won at the Canadian Home Builders Association Central Interior 15th Annual Keystone Awards Gala on Feb. 1, 2020. Left to right are Tammy Packer, Greg Vistisen, Lynda Curran, Melody Thompson, Tim Lukashuk, Kathy Moore, Dean Friesen, Heidi Friesen, Tracy Vistisen and Chuck Beaton. (Contributed)
The shells of invasive Asian clams were discovered in Shuswap Lake. (CSISS photo)

Invasive clams make first appearance at Shuswap Lake

None of the testing samples have come back positive for Asian clam larvae

The shells of invasive Asian clams were discovered in Shuswap Lake. (CSISS photo)