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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....

Stand-up comic John Wing performing in Salmon Arm next month

Stand-up comic John Wing performing in Salmon Arm next month

Aug 18, 2022 / 6:00 pm

A veteran comedian is coming to Salmon Arm. John Wing will be performing at the Salmar Classic Theatre in Salmon Arm on Sept. 22. Originally from Ontario, Wing...

Cabin destroyed by wildfire on remote shores of Shuswap Lake

Cabin destroyed by wildfire on remote shores of Shuswap Lake

Shuswap Aug 18, 2022 / 4:23 pm

A cabin has been destroyed by a wildfire burning along Shuswap Lake in a remote area southwest of Seymour Arm. The Mount Grice-Hutchinson fire is now pegged at...

CSRD issues evacuation alert due to wildfire burning near Shuswap Lake shore on Seymour Arm

CSRD issues evacuation alert due to wildfire burning near Shuswap Lake shore on Seymour Arm

Seymour Arm Aug 17, 2022 / 2:40 pm

UPDATE: 2:40 p.m. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District has issued an evacuation alert for five properties due to the Mount Grice-Hutchinson wildfire. The...

Interior Health issues cautionary advisory due to algae bloom in Shuswap Lake near Salmon Arm

Interior Health issues cautionary advisory due to algae bloom in Shuswap Lake near Salmon Arm

Aug 17, 2022 / 10:35 am

Health officials are monitoring an algae bloom in Shuswap Lake. According to a joint statement from the First Nations Health Authority, Interior Health and the...

First phase of MaraHills Resort auction sells fast, raises millions

First phase of MaraHills Resort auction sells fast, raises millions

Sicamous Aug 16, 2022 / 9:00 pm

The first phase of the MaraHills Golf Resort RV lot development is now sold out. The lots went up for auction Saturday, August 13 with all 100 available lots...

Storm watch postpones community movie night in Salmon Arm

Storm watch postpones community movie night in Salmon Arm

Aug 11, 2022 / 3:15 pm

An outdoor community movie night in Salmon Arm has had to be cancelled due to the severe thunderstorm watch for the region. Jay Keis with Armstrong Regional...

Accessibility mat added at Mara Lake beach, more could follow

Accessibility mat added at Mara Lake beach, more could follow

Mara Lake Aug 10, 2022 / 6:00 pm

It's not a red carpet, but for those with mobility challenges, access to Mara Lake just became easier in Swansea Point. A new access mat at Cambridge Road...

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