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Enderby man on trial for armed robbery of Salmon Arm liquor store

Enderby man on trial for armed robbery of Salmon Arm liquor store

Nov 3, 2022 / 12:38 pm

An Enderby man is on trial in Salmon Arm for a New Year's Day robbery on Jan. 1, 2020. Anthony Robert Summers, 31, faces multiple charges, including armed...

Drone operators help police find drowning victim in South Thompson River

Drone operators help police find drowning victim in South Thompson River

Chase Nov 1, 2022 / 2:19 pm

Drone operators helped police locate the body of a man who drowned Sunday in the South Thompson River near Chase. According to an RCMP news release, police...

Eagle Bay park project resumes after drainage issues uncovered

Eagle Bay park project resumes after drainage issues uncovered

Eagle Bay Oct 30, 2022 / 9:00 am

Unforeseen drainage challenges have prompted a redesign of a new Shuswap park. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District says construction has resumed on the Eagle...

CSRD awards contract for Scotch Creek water system expansion

CSRD awards contract for Scotch Creek water system expansion

Scotch Creek Oct 28, 2022 / 6:00 pm

The road to expansion of the Scotch Creek water system had its share of speed bumps, but is back on track. With the conclusion of a public assent process and...

Big rig head-on avoided on Trans-Canada near Sicamous

Big rig head-on avoided on Trans-Canada near Sicamous

Sicamous Oct 28, 2022 / 2:36 pm

A semi driver narrowly avoided a head-on collision on Tuesday night on the Trans-Canada Highway near Sicamous. Dashcam video shared to the Skilled Truckers...

Salmon Arm, Sicamous RCMP searching for suspect after teenager groped

Salmon Arm, Sicamous RCMP searching for suspect after teenager groped

Oct 28, 2022 / 9:28 am

Sicamous and Salmon Arm RCMP are hoping the public can help identify a man they believe is responsible for groping and exposure incidents on Oct. 21. About 4:30...

Trans-Canada road work to create 'major delays' through Salmon Arm

Trans-Canada road work to create 'major delays' through Salmon Arm

Oct 28, 2022 / 7:12 am

Expect major delays on the Trans-Canada Highway through Salmon Arm this weekend. DriveBC advises road construction work will be happening between 10th Street SW...

Dog thrown from vehicle in crash near Chase reunited with owner

Dog thrown from vehicle in crash near Chase reunited with owner

Chase Oct 26, 2022 / 1:52 pm

A caller was on the phone alerting RCMP when an erratic driver crashed near Chase Monday night. The caller was on hold with 911 when the Mini Cooper crossed the...

Chase RCMP called out twice to false reports of bodies in South Thompson River

Chase RCMP called out twice to false reports of bodies in South Thompson River

Chase Oct 26, 2022 / 1:44 pm

Not once, but twice, Chase RCMP were called out recently to investigate what were believed to be possible bodies in the South Thompson River. On Oct. 12, police...

Chase RCMP: Escaped patient returned, no monsters under the bed

Chase RCMP: Escaped patient returned, no monsters under the bed

Chase Oct 26, 2022 / 1:30 pm

Chase RCMP searched for an escaped psychiatric patient earlier this month. They were notified Oct. 11 that the patient had escaped from medical transport en...

Teen girl escapes stranger who grabbed her near Sicamous school

Teen girl escapes stranger who grabbed her near Sicamous school

Sicamous Oct 24, 2022 / 1:30 pm

Police say a Sicamous youth was sexually assaulted on Friday. RCMP spokesperson Sgt. Murray McNeil says the 14-year-old girl was walking with a 13-year-old...

Secwe?pemc Landmarks set to unveil Tsqu?qw7e Landmark in the Shuswap next month

Secwe?pemc Landmarks set to unveil Tsqu?qw7e Landmark in the Shuswap next month

Oct 23, 2022 / 4:00 pm

The Secwe?pemc Landmarks project team will be honouring their heritage with the unveiling the Tsqu?qw7e Landmark next month in the Shuswap. A ceremony will be...

Shuswap's Salute to the Sockeye celebration wraps up this weekend

Shuswap's Salute to the Sockeye celebration wraps up this weekend

Adams River Oct 21, 2022 / 12:00 pm

This is the last weekend left to take in the Salute to the Sockeye celebration at the Adams River salmon run in the Shuswap. The festive event, which is held...

More students with autism, new English learners in North Okanagan-Shuswap

More students with autism, new English learners in North Okanagan-Shuswap

North Okanagan-Shuswap Oct 21, 2022 / 4:00 am

Enrolment in the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District hit 6,800 students, as of Sept. 30. A School District 83 update notes several trends, including a spike...

Accused ordered to stand trial on murder charges in death of Ashley Simpson

Accused ordered to stand trial on murder charges in death of Ashley Simpson

Oct 20, 2022 / 1:18 pm

The man charged in the death of Ashley Simpson has been ordered to stand trial on second-degree murder charges. A preliminary hearing concluded in Salmon Arm...

Tickets for Dancing with Shuswap Stars still available

Tickets for Dancing with Shuswap Stars still available

Oct 18, 2022 / 6:00 pm

There's still some tickets left for the Dancing with the Shuswap Stars. The gala event will be held Nov. 18 at the SASCU Recreation Centre. Tickets are $75...

Man dies in motorcycle crash in Salmon Arm

Man dies in motorcycle crash in Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm Oct 17, 2022 / 4:49 pm

A person is dead after a fatal motorcycle crash in the Shuswap over the weekend. The collision happened Saturday at about 8:20 p.m. in the 300 block of Salmon...

Webcam watches spawning sockeye swim past in Adams River

Webcam watches spawning sockeye swim past in Adams River

Adams River Oct 16, 2022 / 4:00 am

The sockeye are making their annual run into the B.C. Interior, and a webcam has been set up to watch the big-red fish move through the Adams River. The Adams...

Alan Harrison soundly defeats challengers to return as mayor of Salmon Arm

Alan Harrison soundly defeats challengers to return as mayor of Salmon Arm

Oct 15, 2022 / 10:24 pm

Alan Harrison is returning as the mayor of Salmon Arm. Harrison received 3,213 votes, far outpacing challengers Luke Norrie with 747 votes, and Nancy Cooper...

Colleen Anderson elected mayor Sicamous

Colleen Anderson elected mayor Sicamous

Sicamous Oct 15, 2022 / 9:56 pm

Colleen Anderson has been elected mayor of Sicamous, besting four other candidates in the municipal election, Saturday. Anderson finished with 344 votes to take...