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Shuswap Tourism seeks industry members for new advisory committee

Shuswap Tourism seeks industry members for new advisory committee

Shuswap Oct 15, 2022 / 3:22 pm

Shuswap Tourism wants you – to join its tourism advisory committee. The tourism body reported a "tumultuous" 2021, but is looking to the future,...

Two parents killed in head-on crash near Salmon Arm, surviving children in hospital

Two parents killed in head-on crash near Salmon Arm, surviving children in hospital

Tappen Oct 11, 2022 / 10:23 pm

Two young children are recovering from serious injuries in a Vancouver hospital after a head-on collision near Salmon Arm earlier this month — a crash...

Police draw guns as spike belt used to stop vehicle on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Revelstoke

Police draw guns as spike belt used to stop vehicle on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Revelstoke

Highway 1 Oct 11, 2022 / 3:26 pm

UPDATE: 3:25 p.m. RCMP say the driver of an Alberta registered vehicle is in police custody after fleeing from BC Highway Patrol Tuesday morning near Salmon Arm...

Immigration pilot program expands from North Okanagan to Shuswap

Immigration pilot program expands from North Okanagan to Shuswap

North Okanagan-Shuswap Oct 11, 2022 / 12:12 pm

An immigration pilot program that has brought workers to the North Okanagan is being expanded to the Shuswap. The federal government is expanding the Rural and...

Sakura’s Hope Foundation matching donations for Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge

Sakura’s Hope Foundation matching donations for Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge

Chase Oct 10, 2022 / 4:00 am

Sakura’s Hope Foundation is helping senior donkeys to have a better life. The foundation has provided the Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge with up to $30,000...

Non-compliant buoys removed from Shuswap Lake

Non-compliant buoys removed from Shuswap Lake

Shuswap Lake Oct 5, 2022 / 4:00 pm

Non-compliant buoys have been pulled from Shuswap Lake. The Columbia-Shuswap regional District says numerous owners of non-compliant buoys decided to pull them...

Salmon Arm daycare to provide $10-per-day childcare

Salmon Arm daycare to provide $10-per-day childcare

Oct 3, 2022 / 3:36 pm

Shuswap Daycare Centre in Salmon Arm is the latest child care provider to be approved for $10 a day daycare. This will allow for 12 spaces for infants and...

Young Coldstream fan beaten outside BCHL game in Salmon Arm; accused of keying team bus

Young Coldstream fan beaten outside BCHL game in Salmon Arm; accused of keying team bus

Oct 3, 2022 / 2:47 pm

A young Coldstream hockey fan says he was attacked outside a Salmon Arm BCHL game on Friday, in a case of mistaken identity. Ashton Pede drove to Salmon Arm to...

Two dead in multi-vehicle collision Sunday on Trans-Canada near Salmon Arm

Two dead in multi-vehicle collision Sunday on Trans-Canada near Salmon Arm

Oct 3, 2022 / 11:05 am

UPDATE: 11 a.m. The BC Coroners Service has confirmed Sunday night's crash was a double fatal. "The BC Coroners Service was notified and is...

Crowds flock to Adams River for start of Salute to the Sockeye

Crowds flock to Adams River for start of Salute to the Sockeye

Oct 1, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Hundreds of visitors arrived at Tsútswecw Provincial Park on Friday for the opening day of the Salute to the Sockeye Festival to welcome the annual...

CrimeStoppers community shred-a-thon Saturday in Salmon Arm

CrimeStoppers community shred-a-thon Saturday in Salmon Arm

Sep 29, 2022 / 7:00 pm

North Okanagan/Shuswap CrimeStoppers will host a community shred-a-thon this Saturday. The fundraising event will held at the Piccadilly Mall parking lot in...

No charges against police in Sicamous arrest that saw suspect lose a testicle

No charges against police in Sicamous arrest that saw suspect lose a testicle

Sicamous Sep 29, 2022 / 12:10 pm

The BC Prosecution Service has approved no charges against two police officers following a 2020 Shuswap arrest in which the suspect suffered serious injuries....

Dancing with the Shuswap Stars event returns Nov. 18 in Salmon Arm

Dancing with the Shuswap Stars event returns Nov. 18 in Salmon Arm

Sep 27, 2022 / 5:00 pm

Dancing with the Shuswap Stars is back, and tickets go on sale Oct. 1. The popular will raise money for the Shuswap Hospice Nov. 18 at the SASCU Recreation...

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...