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Trial for Celista shooting

Trial for Celista shooting

Kamloops Dec 16, 2016 / 4:37 pm

A suspect has been ordered to stand trial in B.C. Supreme Court on a host of charges connected to a fatal shooting in the small Shuswap community of Celista...

Charged with impaired

Charged with impaired

Dec 14, 2016 / 2:44 pm

A 46-year-old Salmon Arm man has been charged with impaired driving and is expected to appear in court to answer charges in the new year. RCMP say that on...

Schools staying open

Schools staying open

Dec 13, 2016 / 9:22 pm

The North Okanagan Shuswap school district's official trustee has made it clear that two schools will not be closing after all. With money tight, district...

Big fine for vape dealer

Big fine for vape dealer

Sicamous Dec 13, 2016 / 3:50 pm

A Sicamous man watched as more than $500 went up in smoke for providing e-cigarettes to youths. Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said Sicamous RCMP recently received a...

Crashes in the Shuswap

Crashes in the Shuswap

Dec 12, 2016 / 11:00 am

Salmon Arm RCMP and emergency crews were busy dealing with vehicle crashes due to the snowfall over the weekend. "Members of the RCMP attended to four...

About face on schools

About face on schools

Salmon Arm Dec 9, 2016 / 5:18 pm

Parents in the North Okanagan Shuswap school district are holding their collective breath, hoping that motions that could have led to the future closure of a...

Watching over the Shuswap

Watching over the Shuswap

Enderby Dec 6, 2016 / 10:33 am

Over 60 leaders from around the Shuswap met recently for talks on the Shuswap regional trails strategy. "It's the process of working together...

Life for love triangle killing

Life for love triangle killing

Dec 5, 2016 / 6:30 pm

A 25-year-old woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the killing of Tyler Myers who was shot dead in a Salmon Arm schoolyard on Nov. 21, 2008. The...

Wrecker wrecks mall

Wrecker wrecks mall

Dec 5, 2016 / 4:10 pm

A heavy wrecker did a lot of wrecking on Sunday when it ran into Salmon Arm's main mall building, witnesses told Salmon Arm RCMP. “A heavy wrecker...

HEU workers rally

HEU workers rally

Dec 1, 2016 / 7:55 pm

UPDATED: 7:55 p.m. Care aides, nurses, cooks, food services workers, housekeepers, laundry workers and other staff at the Hillside Village seniors care home in...

Hwy 1 reopened

Hwy 1 reopened

Nov 30, 2016 / 3:42 pm

UPDATE 5:05 p.m. The highway has now reopened, with a lane closure in effect. ORIGINAL 3:45 p.m. Highway 1 is closed in both directions 25 kilometres west of...

Cops look for stolen boat

Cops look for stolen boat

Nov 29, 2016 / 9:34 am

Salmon Arm RCMP are asking the public for information following the theft of a 23-foot Centurion ski boat and trailer. On Nov. 21, police received a report of a...

Waste... of time?

Waste... of time?

Nov 25, 2016 / 5:00 am

It appears to be easier to dump rotting banana peels in the garbage rather than recycle them. Staff at the Columbia Shuswap Regional District have decided not...

Hate graffiti investigated

Hate graffiti investigated

Nov 24, 2016 / 11:51 am

Salmon Arm RCMP are investigating reports of anti-Muslim graffiti. Staff Sgt. Scott West said the graffiti “is negative and pertains to members of the...

Guilty in schoolyard murder

Guilty in schoolyard murder

Nov 23, 2016 / 12:46 pm

A 25-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for a Salmon Arm schoolyard shooting dating back to Nov. 21, 2008. Tyler Myers, 22, was shot dead...

Boulders cause crash

Boulders cause crash

Nov 21, 2016 / 4:46 pm

Falling boulders are to blame for an accident near Salmon Arm. RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott West said on Nov. 19 at 11 a.m., police were called to a collision on...

Shuswap trails discussed

Shuswap trails discussed

Nov 21, 2016 / 4:22 pm

It has been almost a year since the historic signing of the Shuswap Regional Trails Strategy. More than 75 leaders from business, education, government and...

Suspicious fire burns home

Suspicious fire burns home

Sunnybrae Nov 19, 2016 / 2:15 pm

Just hours after a mobile home went up in flames in West Kelowna early Saturday morning, a mobile home north of Salmon Arm burned to the ground, a blaze fire...

5 new hall of famers

5 new hall of famers

Nov 17, 2016 / 2:08 pm

Names in the Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum has grown by five. Five new inductees were welcomed to the hall Thursday morning during the ninth...

Holiday Train on the way

Holiday Train on the way

Nov 16, 2016 / 5:00 am

Once again the popular CP Holiday Train will be making its way across Canada, but unfortunately, it will not be stopping in the Okanagan. The closest the train...