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Salmon Arm Fire Department called to the Shuswap Lake General Hospital Friday

Salmon Arm Fire Department called to the Shuswap Lake General Hospital Friday

Sep 24, 2022 / 9:35 am

UPDATE 9:35 a.m. A fire at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital Friday evening was limited to a single room and only the second floor of the hospital had to be...

Mike Hall of Rust Bros. is holding another auction to sell off a bevy of classic cars

Mike Hall of Rust Bros. is holding another auction to sell off a bevy of classic cars

Tappen Sep 23, 2022 / 4:00 am

Mike Hall is holding another auction. The Rust Valley Restorers reality TV star held a massive auction last year in a bid to clear his land of the hundreds of...

Water from the Cedar Heights Water System is now safe to consume

Water from the Cedar Heights Water System is now safe to consume

Sep 22, 2022 / 5:08 pm

The boil water notice for users of the Cedar Heights Water System has been rescinded. The notice was issued Sept. 14 due to higher-than-acceptable levels of...

Pile of bear paws in Shuswap last year belonged to taxidermist

Pile of bear paws in Shuswap last year belonged to taxidermist

Anglemont Sep 15, 2022 / 4:47 pm

CONTENT ADVISORY: THE VIDEO ABOVE CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES The BC Conservation Officer Service says they have solved the case of a large pile of skinned bear...

Vernon photographer captures stunning images of white pelicans on Shuswap Lake

Vernon photographer captures stunning images of white pelicans on Shuswap Lake

Sep 13, 2022 / 11:56 am

Former Vernon educator and current photographer extraordinaire Tom Skinner took a trip to the Shuswap recently where he found a flock of white pelicans....

Salmon Arm RCMP said Shiean Black Kettle has been located

Salmon Arm RCMP said Shiean Black Kettle has been located

Sep 13, 2022 / 11:54 am

A missing Shuswap woman has been located. Salmon Arm RCMP said Shiean Black Kettle, who was reported missing on Sept. 2, has been found. Police said Black...

Alternate Approval Process allows CSRD to move ahead with North Shuswap Health Centre Financial Contribution Service Area.

Alternate Approval Process allows CSRD to move ahead with North Shuswap Health Centre Financial Contribution Service Area.

Sep 11, 2022 / 5:00 pm

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) has obtained preliminary public assent by Alternative Approval Process to proceed with the establishment of the...

Shiean Black Kettle who was reported missing on Sept. 2, may have been seen in Vernon

Shiean Black Kettle who was reported missing on Sept. 2, may have been seen in Vernon

Sep 10, 2022 / 1:31 pm

Salmon Arm RCMP is seeking public assistance in locating Shiean Black Kettle, who was reported missing on Sept. 2. Black Kettle was last seen in the Vernon area...

Tactical officers help arrest wanted man in Salmon Arm

Tactical officers help arrest wanted man in Salmon Arm

Sep 6, 2022 / 4:12 pm

Tactical police officers were called to help capture a fugitive in the Shuswap with numerous warrants for his arrest. Salmon Arm RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott West said...

Salmon Arm RCMP asking for assistance in identifying armed robbery suspect

Salmon Arm RCMP asking for assistance in identifying armed robbery suspect

Sep 2, 2022 / 5:10 pm

Police are searching for a man who threatened a driver with a weapon and demanded money after taking a ride in Salmon Arm. RCMP said that on Aug. 25 shortly...

RCMP reminding drivers school zones are in effect as soon as school starts

RCMP reminding drivers school zones are in effect as soon as school starts

Sep 2, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Classes will be back in session next week and that means school zones will be in place as well. “School zones will be in effect starting with the first...

Shuswap family honoured for more than 100 years of farming

Shuswap family honoured for more than 100 years of farming

Celista Aug 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

A family that has farmed in the Shuswap for more than a century is being honoured by the provincial government for a commitment to B.C. agriculture and the...

Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge near Chase raising money to care for aging donkeys

Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge near Chase raising money to care for aging donkeys

Turtle Valley Aug 28, 2022 / 7:00 pm

The Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge is doing what it can to give senior donkeys the best life possible. Located near Chase, the refuge provides a safe, secure and...

More than 30,000 people attended 30th annual Roots & Blues festival in Salmon Arm

More than 30,000 people attended 30th annual Roots & Blues festival in Salmon Arm

Aug 25, 2022 / 5:00 pm

In this case, singing the blues was a good thing. The 30th annual Roots & Blues festival Aug. 19-21 in Salmon Arm saw 30,994 people converge on the Shuswap...

Traffic moving again on Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm

Traffic moving again on Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm Aug 24, 2022 / 9:48 pm

UPDATE 9:48 p.m. DriveBC reports the scene is now cleared and Highway 1 is open in both directions just east of Salmon Arm at 20 Ave. UPDATE 9:28 p.m. Highway...

Seriously hurt man blames rooster and turkeys for injuries

Seriously hurt man blames rooster and turkeys for injuries

Chase Aug 24, 2022 / 12:04 pm

Police in the Shuswap say some bad birds were blamed for a beating placed on a man. In their monthly update Wednesday, the Chase RCMP says they were requested...

Thunderstorms cancel community movie night in Salmon Arm

Thunderstorms cancel community movie night in Salmon Arm

Aug 22, 2022 / 4:41 pm

An outdoor community movie night in Salmon Arm has had to be cancelled due to thunderstorms. "Unfortunately, due to the threat of thunderstorm activity, we...

Evacuation alert lifted for fire burning on Seymour Arm of Shuswap Lake

Evacuation alert lifted for fire burning on Seymour Arm of Shuswap Lake

North Shuswap Aug 22, 2022 / 12:18 pm

An evacuation alert has been lifted for a fire burning in the North Shuswap. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District says the alert issued Aug. 17 over the...

Columbia Shuswap Regional District to allow non-vaccinated firefighters back on the job

Columbia Shuswap Regional District to allow non-vaccinated firefighters back on the job

Aug 21, 2022 / 12:00 pm

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is making a change to its COVID vaccination policy. The CSRD will be suspending its COVID-19 proof of vaccination...

Salmon Arm Folk Music Society ROOTSandBLUES kicks off this evening

Salmon Arm Folk Music Society ROOTSandBLUES kicks off this evening

Salmon Arm Aug 19, 2022 / 4:00 am

These blues won't make you sad. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID restrictions, the Salmon Arm Folk Music Society is ready to open the gates at 5 p.m....