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A week to celebrate! 420 to the Earth!

Posted By: Patrick · 4/18/2016 12:10:00 PM

April brings forth a myriad of celebrations as we open the doors to spring. The 420 April 20 has become a day of peaceful protest as people all over Canada head to public spaces to smoke and consume weed. Vancouver’s is a hot spot for BC with the smoke in taking place on the shoreline next to the Vancouver Aquatic Centre. Concerns are now being raised regarding smoke getting into the ventilation ducts and main the center smell like a skunk.

The other big celebration is Earth Day on Friday, April 22. As we look at our impact on Mother Nature, it seems fitting that the Shuswap breaks heat records this week. The normal temp is around 15 degrees with a record set back in 1962 at 26.1 degrees. Mon to Wed we are seeing temps upwards of 28, almost double that of the regular clock.

One might ask are ...

Patio Perfect!

Posted By: Patrick · 3/29/2016 12:01:00 PM


There is nothing better than creating that outdoor living room on the patio and enjoying it for the summer ahead. Here are a couple of easy DIY projects to help you make your space perfect.

Add some color to your life. If you have a covered patio and you can set up furniture, there are many ways that you can bring that designer feel to your special outdoor retreat.

We are all on a budget, so I suggest going to the thrift store to find many treasures.

Décor can cost a fortune, and upcycling is the new catch phrase for making old things new.

Take old vases and jars and a can of bright spray paint. Some rubber gloves and eye protection, and suddenly you have a dozen small deco pieces all in your color scheme; for a fraction of the cost.

Pillows are also a costly item. Because ...

Who needs work?

Posted By: Patrick · 3/16/2016 11:54:00 AM

R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum is a qwonderful step back in time in Salmon Arm. They are busy building new exhibits and the Montebello Block will be a great new adition.

Over the summer they have dinner theatzre that is always a sell out. From private parties and weddings, to full on family days the park caters to a wide and varied interests.

R.J. Haney is hiring in all departments and they are inviting people of all ages to come join our team.

On the to do list are Kitchen Helper, Actors, Curator’s Assistant and Heritage Program Assistant.

If this is something that interests you, from being on stage tyo cooking up the viddles, get more details at or call 250-832-5243.

As Susan Mackie, the General Manager would say - Come and Explore Haney Heritage Village

751 Hwy 97B, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4P7