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Councillor plans to propose more zoning changes for the Sicamous section of the rail trail

Councillor plans to propose more zoning changes for the Sicamous section of the rail trail

Sicamous Apr 23, 2024 / 4:00 am

Zoning issues for the Sicamous section of the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail were resolved when the District of Sicamous council voted unanimously to pass...

Canadian jazz supergroup Triology to perform at The Nexus at First in Salmon Arm

Canadian jazz supergroup Triology to perform at The Nexus at First in Salmon Arm

Apr 22, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Salmon Arm Jazz Club is hosting a performance from Canadian jazz supergroup Triology at The Nexus at First this Friday. Triology features Jodi Proznick on...

Chase and District Chamber of Commerce announces $40K grant for tourism initiatives

Chase and District Chamber of Commerce announces $40K grant for tourism initiatives

Chase Apr 22, 2024 / 11:05 am

The Chase and District Chamber of Commerce has been awarded $40,000 after successfully applying for Destination British Columbia’s Experience Enhancement...

Salmon Arm man's sentencing for child pornography, luring charges delayed until November

Salmon Arm man's sentencing for child pornography, luring charges delayed until November

Apr 22, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Salmon Arm man who pleaded guilty to child sex charges will have to wait until at least November to find out his sentence. Brecken Peters' sentencing...

Salmon Arm man claimed neighbour's motorcycle was his, but it wasn't

Salmon Arm man claimed neighbour's motorcycle was his, but it wasn't

Apr 20, 2024 / 3:00 pm

Salmon Arm RCMP have cautioned a man after he claimed his neighbour's motorcycle was his own. Const. Andrew Hodges said in a press release that a man...

Injured man refused to co-operate with Salmon Arm RCMP

Injured man refused to co-operate with Salmon Arm RCMP

Apr 20, 2024 / 11:00 am

A Shuswap man declined to co-operate with authorities after being thrown from a vehicle. Salmon Arm RCMP Const. Andrew Hodges said on April 14, police received...

Salmon Arm RCMP catch impaired driver driving without a license - again

Salmon Arm RCMP catch impaired driver driving without a license - again

Apr 20, 2024 / 10:08 am

Some people just don't learn. Salmon Arm RCMP caught a man driving without a license - again. The man was also found to be driving under the influence....

Group of Yankee Flats and Silver Creek residents threaten lawsuit over lack of oversight of compost facility

Group of Yankee Flats and Silver Creek residents threaten lawsuit over lack of oversight of compost facility

Salmon Valley Apr 20, 2024 / 4:00 am

A group of residents in the Yankee Flats and Silver Creek area have announced plans for a lawsuit naming the province and the Columbia Shuswap Regional...

Shuswap Makerspace getting ready to host Repair Cafe at Piccadilly Mall on Saturday

Shuswap Makerspace getting ready to host Repair Cafe at Piccadilly Mall on Saturday

Apr 19, 2024 / 8:00 pm

The Shuswap Makerspace and the Rotary Club of Salmon Arm are bringing another Repair Cafe session to Piccadilly Mall on Saturday. Jim Hilland, Repair Cafe...

Rail trail owners announce plans to begin construction on Sicamous section this year

Rail trail owners announce plans to begin construction on Sicamous section this year

Sicamous Apr 19, 2024 / 11:17 am

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District has released a joint statement with the owners of the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail saying they plan to begin...

CSRD directors hear some changes already underway after receiving report on last year's wildfire response

CSRD directors hear some changes already underway after receiving report on last year's wildfire response

Apr 19, 2024 / 4:00 am

Columbia Shuswap Regional District staff and directors were eager to take action after receiving a report on community feedback received in response to last...

DeMille Farm Market has big plans for newly purchased 11th Avenue apple orchard

DeMille Farm Market has big plans for newly purchased 11th Avenue apple orchard

Apr 18, 2024 / 4:00 am

A local apple orchard is under new ownership. DeMille's Farm Market has purchased the Hanna and Hanna apple orchard, located adjacent to Northyards Cider...

Salmon Arm theatre to host public forum focused on 2023 Bush Creek East wildfire

Salmon Arm theatre to host public forum focused on 2023 Bush Creek East wildfire

Apr 17, 2024 / 7:00 pm

A public forum focused on discussing the devastating wildfire which tore through North Shuswap last year is coming to Salmon Arm next week. The Shuswap...

Chase and Salmon Arm Rotary Club collecting food items for local agencies

Chase and Salmon Arm Rotary Club collecting food items for local agencies

Apr 17, 2024 / 1:27 pm

The Chase and Salmon Arm Rotary Food Drive is on now, with collection taking place on Saturday. Rotary volunteers have gone door to door this week, leaving...

Salmon Arm business owner and son pitching toxin-free eye black on Dragons' Den

Salmon Arm business owner and son pitching toxin-free eye black on Dragons' Den

Apr 17, 2024 / 4:00 am

Missy MacKintosh of Salmon Arm’s MisMacK Clean Cosmetics is hoping a new line of toxin-free eye black she created with her 13-year-old son will wow the...

Salmon Arm RCMP announce charge against suspect in December hit and run

Salmon Arm RCMP announce charge against suspect in December hit and run

Apr 16, 2024 / 4:27 pm

Police say charges have been laid in a December hit and run that left a Salmon Arm woman with several broken bones. The collision took place on Dec. 8, 2023. A...

Shuswap Theatre brings a funny and dramatic story of romance between rural Irish farmers to the stage with Outside Mullingar

Shuswap Theatre brings a funny and dramatic story of romance between rural Irish farmers to the stage with Outside Mullingar

Apr 16, 2024 / 12:38 pm

Shuswap Theatre is bringing a tale of rural romance between middle aged Irish farmers to Salmon Arm. Outside Mullingar, written by John Patrick Shanley, will be...

Salmon Arm family marks 100 days in NICU after premature birth of first child

Salmon Arm family marks 100 days in NICU after premature birth of first child

Apr 16, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Salmon Arm baby has spent nearly 100 days in a Vancouver neonatal intensive care unit since his early arrival, born less than 25 weeks into his development....

Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society asks residents to help stop the spread of invasive rats

Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society asks residents to help stop the spread of invasive rats

Apr 15, 2024 / 1:00 pm

The Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society is asking residents to help stop the spread of invasive rats. CSISS said there are currently two problem species...

Salmon Arm council agrees to add multi-use pickleball courts at Klahani Park by painting lines on tennis courts

Salmon Arm council agrees to add multi-use pickleball courts at Klahani Park by painting lines on tennis courts

Apr 14, 2024 / 4:00 am

Salmon Arm council has decided to add eight more pickleball courts to Klahani Park in time for the 2024 55+ B.C. Games. A motion was passed unanimously at the...