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Shop Local in the Shuswap

November 22, 2021

During the holiday season, our thoughts turn to meaningful and memorable days celebrating the people we care about. This particular holiday season, we are more mindful, maybe more than ever, of the value and importance our local farmers, producers, artisans and craft people contribute to our communities. In anxious times, we rely on out community…

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Serendipity in Salmon Arm – Winter Wanders and Wonders

November 3, 2021

As the age old adage goes, wherever we roam, there’s no place like home. Such is clearly the case for Jesse Ziercke. Born and raised in Salmon Arm, at 18, his first job was as a bellman at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort. After some time working in Kamloops, Kelowna and Calgary, in 2019, he returned…

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Ski and Snowshoe at Skmana Lake to your heart’s content

October 10, 2021

Nature lovers will swoon for the breathtaking views on the way to and from Skmana Lake whether you arrive via the North Shuswap’s Squilax Bridge or the bridge off Pine Street in downtown Chase. Start your family day or valentines staycation with a hot drink and a yummy baked good either at the Inside Out…

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Sweethearts in Sicamous

October 8, 2021

Are you and your love dreaming of the lazy days of summer, late breakfasts, visits to the beach, and multiple scoop ice cream cones? Surely, you’re not alone. And, as it happens, you’re in luck. While Sicamous’ typical summer buzz quiets in the winter months, their warm welcome is year round. Home to world class…

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Appetite for adventure – winter fun in Enderby and Armstrong

October 7, 2021

Ashton Creek’s very own Tundra Baird casts an enthusiast lens on the many outdoor winter activities in the Enderby and Armstrong area. The former television news videographer and now Enderby city councillor’s appetite for adventure includes a weekly hike up the Tplaqin Trail (Enderby Cliffs). Be sure to pack your crampons come winter and grab…

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3 Reasons Why The Shuswap Owns Social Distancing

June 15, 2021

While some places are known for their bustling streets and crazy nightlife, the Shuswap offers a quietly cool alternative that makes social distancing easy. The best part? You’re still guaranteed loads of fun. Surrounded by mountains, trails, lakes and beaches, you’ll find endless adventures and ample space around you to explore. Read on to find…

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3 Easy Ways To Find The Space That’s Right For You In The Shuswap

June 10, 2021

Feeling ready to ease back into adventure? We’d like to show you how easy it is to find a space that’s right for you here in the Shuswap. Whether you’re exploring our network of nature trails or grabbing coffee or a bite to eat, you won’t have any problems finding a peaceful spot to call…

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Shuswap Farmers Markets

May 21, 2021

What’s on your market list for the season? Here’s a round up of local farmers markets in the Shuswap. COVID protocols are in place and new for 2021 is the addition of craft vendors. Community markets are a great way to show your support for local businesses, better get to know your community and enjoy…

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Spring Break Trail Guide | The North & South Shuswap & Chase!

March 23, 2021

Spring is one of the best reasons for creating a new adventure bucket! At the dawn of the new season, we sit down and dream up our Shuswap to-do list as a family. We are so fortunate to enjoy such an array of hidden gems, spectacular scenery, terrific trails, and local secrets right at our…

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Spring Break Trail Guide | Enderby, Armstrong, Falkland!

March 17, 2021

School is out, and spring is here! How do you plan to spend the warmer days? Here in the Shuswap, there is a wealth of outdoor springtime activities to enjoy, some exhilarating, some leisurely, and all of them simply incredible!  Immerse yourself in the excitement of the songful season, the delightful connection to nature, and…

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