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Salmon Arm RCMP: transport truck left highway and smashed into a house

Salmon Arm RCMP: transport truck left highway and smashed into a house

Feb 1, 2023 / 4:00 pm

Speed and road conditions were a factor in an accident where a tractor trailer unit left the highway and smashed into a house. Salmon Arm RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott...

Salmon Arm RCMP issue travel advisory due to road conditions along Trans Canada Highway

Salmon Arm RCMP issue travel advisory due to road conditions along Trans Canada Highway

Shuswap Jan 31, 2023 / 4:49 pm

Road conditions are treacherous on Highway 1 through the Shuswap region. Tuesday afternoon, Salmon Arm RCMP issued a travel advisory for the area with motorists...

RCMP investigate Salmon Arm business break-in

RCMP investigate Salmon Arm business break-in

Salmon Arm Jan 30, 2023 / 4:47 pm

RCMP in Salmon Arm are asking the public to keep their eyes open for a suspect in a business break-in. The business is located on 10th Avenue, and according to...

SASCU gives $75,000 boost to youth endowment fund

SASCU gives $75,000 boost to youth endowment fund

Jan 29, 2023 / 12:00 pm

Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union kicked off 2023 with a $75,000 boost to the SASCU Youth Endowment, bringing the fund’s balance to $100,000. The SASCU...

Dreamcatchers Conference set to inspire, connect youth with First Nations traditions

Dreamcatchers Conference set to inspire, connect youth with First Nations traditions

Chase Jan 28, 2023 / 4:00 am

Inspiring First Nations youth is the goal of the Secwepemc Dreamcatchers Conference. The conference takes place March 17-19 at the Adams Lake Band gym, in...

Judge dismisses collection company's application for default on 45% loan

Judge dismisses collection company's application for default on 45% loan

Jan 27, 2023 / 12:30 pm

A judge slammed a debt collection company and dismissed its application for a default order on a payday loan that charged almost 45% interest. In a B.C....

BCGEU reaches tentative deal at Salmon Arm's Lakeside Manor following mediation

BCGEU reaches tentative deal at Salmon Arm's Lakeside Manor following mediation

Jan 26, 2023 / 2:26 pm

A tentative contract agreement has been reached with seniors home workers at Lakeside Manor in Salmon Arm. The BC General Employees' Union says it has...

Parent raises concern over homeless shelter in same building as Salmon Arm daycare

Parent raises concern over homeless shelter in same building as Salmon Arm daycare

Jan 25, 2023 / 4:00 am

A Salmon Arm father says he was shocked to learn a homeless shelter would be opening up in the same building as his three-year-old son's daycare. Seamus...

DriveBC says Highway 1 near Tappen reopened after Tuesday evening crash

DriveBC says Highway 1 near Tappen reopened after Tuesday evening crash

Jan 24, 2023 / 10:00 pm

UPDATE: 10:00 p.m. DriveBC says Highway 1 near Tappen has been reopened after a crash earlier Tuesday evening closed the highway in both directions. ORIGINAL:...

69-year-old woman falls through the ice at Swansea Point

69-year-old woman falls through the ice at Swansea Point

Sicamous Jan 24, 2023 / 12:09 pm

After falling through the ice near Swansea point on Mara Lake Monday night, a 69-year-old woman was able to call 911 while clinging to the ice. “The woman...

Co-workers try to offset family's costs as child undergoes chemo

Co-workers try to offset family's costs as child undergoes chemo

Jan 24, 2023 / 4:00 am

It’s going to be at least six months of intensive chemotherapy for young Gage. Chad Inglis is trying to help out friends whose son was recently diagnosed...

Salmon Arm liquor store sees 'overwhelming support' after roadwork blues

Salmon Arm liquor store sees 'overwhelming support' after roadwork blues

Jan 21, 2023 / 5:00 pm

After announcing it would close due to being cut off by a major Salmon Arm road project, the Downtown Liquor Store says it has received an outpouring of support...

Shuswap MLA blasts NDP community benefits agreements as discriminatory

Shuswap MLA blasts NDP community benefits agreements as discriminatory

BC Jan 20, 2023 / 1:22 pm

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo is blasting the governing NDP's community benefits agreements as discriminatory and favouring the party's union friends. Kyllo,...

Mosquito control returns to Scotch Creek after one-year hiatus

Mosquito control returns to Scotch Creek after one-year hiatus

Shuswap Jan 18, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Mosquito control will return to the Scotch Creek area of the Shuswap this year. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District, BC Parks and Little Shuswap Lake Band...

New winter shelter opening in downtown Salmon Arm

New winter shelter opening in downtown Salmon Arm

Jan 17, 2023 / 1:15 pm

A new emergency winter shelter is opening in Salmon Arm. “We recognize the urgent need to offer safe, indoor housing to those currently sheltering outside...

Mediation averts strike at Salmon Arm seniors home

Mediation averts strike at Salmon Arm seniors home

Jan 17, 2023 / 11:52 am

Job action has been postponed at a Salmon Arm seniors home. BC Government Employees Union workers at Lakeside Manor issued 72-hour strike notice on Friday and...

Trans Canada crash cleared between Sicamous and Revelstoke

Trans Canada crash cleared between Sicamous and Revelstoke

Trans-Canada Highway Jan 17, 2023 / 6:20 am

UPDATE: 6:20 a.m. A crash scene on the Trans-Canada Highway between Sicamous and Revelstoke was cleared early this morning. DriveBC advises the scene was...

Lighthouse Community Food Forest at the Salmon Arm Salvation Army Food Bank has been recognized nationally

Lighthouse Community Food Forest at the Salmon Arm Salvation Army Food Bank has been recognized nationally

Jan 15, 2023 / 8:00 am

A Salmon Arm food forest has been recognized nationally as healthy urban green space. The Lighthouse Community Food Forest at the Salmon Arm Salvation Army Food...

Strike notice issued at Salmon Arm retirement home

Strike notice issued at Salmon Arm retirement home

Jan 13, 2023 / 2:12 pm

BC Government Employees Union workers at retirement home in Salmon Arm have issued 72-hour strike notice. The union announced Friday its members at Lakeside...

Shuswap residents can now recycle more items

Shuswap residents can now recycle more items

Jan 8, 2023 / 5:00 pm

Residents across the Columbia Shuswap Regional District can now recycle more items at local recycling depots or in their home-recycling programs. Effective Jan....

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