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Trans-Canada now open after crash between Sicamous and Salmon Arm

Trans-Canada now open after crash between Sicamous and Salmon Arm

Jul 6, 2020 / 1:41 pm

UPDATE: 1:41 p.m. DriveBC is reporting Highway 1 is now open after a crash occurred between Sicamous and Salmon Arm. UPDATE: 12:10 p.m. Highway 1 is reduced to...

VIDEO: Waterspout passes over houseboat on Shuswap Lake

VIDEO: Waterspout passes over houseboat on Shuswap Lake

Shuswap Lake Jul 6, 2020 / 11:54 am

A family had some scary moments recently when a waterspout passed over the houseboat they were vacationing on. Last month YouTuber Kristan Enciso, along with...

Slide impacts approximately 500 people in Seymour Arm

Slide impacts approximately 500 people in Seymour Arm

Seymour Arm Jul 3, 2020 / 3:59 pm

There were no injuries, but a landslide in the Bass Creek area of Seymour Arm Thursday July 2, damaged a water system and the 1200 Forest Service Road. Columbia...

Salmon Arm RCMP on lookout for stolen boat and trailer

Salmon Arm RCMP on lookout for stolen boat and trailer

Jul 3, 2020 / 1:52 pm

Salmon Arm RCMP are on the lookout for a stolen boat and trailer. On June 29 shortly before 6:30 a.m., police received a report of a theft of a boat from a...

Suspects in Salmon Arm robbery caught in Princeton

Suspects in Salmon Arm robbery caught in Princeton

Jul 3, 2020 / 1:44 pm

Police have arrested two suspects in a violent Salmon Arm robbery. Princeton RCMP apprehended two men, one from Kelowna and the other from Nanaimo, in...

Landslide risk in Salmon Arm prompts evacuation alert for one house

Landslide risk in Salmon Arm prompts evacuation alert for one house

Jun 30, 2020 / 6:11 pm

One house in the Ravenscroft Strata in Salmon Arm has been issued an evacuation alert on Tuesday due to a landslide risk. Bank erosion and sloped land slippage...

Salmon Arm RCMP searching for two-time grocery store thief

Salmon Arm RCMP searching for two-time grocery store thief

Jun 30, 2020 / 3:42 pm

The Salmon Arm RCMP are on the lookout for a woman who is a suspect in stealing from a local grocery store on at least two occasions. On June 11, police were...

'2 hippie gals' are taking requests as they paint their way across BC

'2 hippie gals' are taking requests as they paint their way across BC

Jun 30, 2020 / 4:00 am

A pair of 'hippie gals' are making their way across the province while painting works of art, and they are currently taking requests from people in the...

2 men in Salmon Arm rob house at knifepoint & tied up the victims

2 men in Salmon Arm rob house at knifepoint & tied up the victims

Jun 29, 2020 / 4:15 pm

Two suspects robbed a house at knifepoint in Salmon Arm early Saturday morning and are still at large. Shortly after 8 a.m., RCMP were called to a residence in...

Dancing with the Shuswap Stars cancelled for 2020

Dancing with the Shuswap Stars cancelled for 2020

Jun 26, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Yet another popular event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. This time, it is a fundraising event for the Shuswap Hospice Society that will not be...

Salmon Arm RCMP release pictures of trailer theft suspects

Salmon Arm RCMP release pictures of trailer theft suspects

Jun 25, 2020 / 3:48 pm

Salmon Arm RCMP have released pictures of pair of suspected trailer thieves. On Tuesday, police reported a stolen 2016 Jayco tent trailer had come free from a...

Elephant statue stolen from Salmon Arm has been located

Elephant statue stolen from Salmon Arm has been located

Jun 25, 2020 / 3:35 pm

The mystery of the pilfered pachyderm has been solved. Police say a grey elephant statue went missing June 6 from a residence in downtown Salmon Arm. But, on...

Columbia Shuswap offers workshops on how to identify & consume weeds

Columbia Shuswap offers workshops on how to identify & consume weeds

Jun 24, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society (CSISS) is hosting online training sessions for those who are interested in identifying and managing invasive...

Evacuation, alerts issued in Shuswap over landslide danger

Evacuation, alerts issued in Shuswap over landslide danger

Shuswap Jun 23, 2020 / 1:16 pm

Landslide risk has prompted the evacuation of five properties in the Shuswap. Seven other properties in the Gateway Lakeview Resort neighbourhood in Lee Creek...

Stolen tent trailer comes unhitched near Salmon Arm

Stolen tent trailer comes unhitched near Salmon Arm

Jun 23, 2020 / 11:01 am

Salmon Arm RCMP are on the lookout for a black pickup that lost a stolen tent trailer it was towing. Staff Sgt. Scott West says police received a complaint on...

CSRD rejects Walmart plan for transfer yard on ALR land

CSRD rejects Walmart plan for transfer yard on ALR land

Malakwa Jun 22, 2020 / 6:00 pm

Walmart's proposal to use farmland for a trailer storage and transfer yard along the Trans-Canada Highway did not pass muster with Columbia Shuswap Regional...

Salmon Arm youths get 4x4 stuck, police come to the rescue

Salmon Arm youths get 4x4 stuck, police come to the rescue

Jun 22, 2020 / 1:27 pm

Police came to the rescue of some stranded youths Saturday night, south of Salmon Arm. Two teens and a young adult became stuck several kilometres up Shaw Road...

Two separate car crashes in Salmon Arm go off-road

Two separate car crashes in Salmon Arm go off-road

Jun 22, 2020 / 1:12 pm

Two separate crashes in Salmon Arm on Friday caused vehicles to go off-road – one into a grassy area and another into a fence. The first happened just...

DriveBC is reporting single-lane traffic south of Sicamous

DriveBC is reporting single-lane traffic south of Sicamous

Sicamous Jun 18, 2020 / 8:10 pm

UPDATE 8:10 p.m. Highway 97A has fully reopened after a logging truck lost its load just south of Sicamous Thursday morning. While the highway was reopened to...

Multiple dead dogs found in McGillivray pit near Chase

Multiple dead dogs found in McGillivray pit near Chase

Chase Jun 18, 2020 / 2:00 pm

A number of dead dogs were found in the McGillivray gravel pit near Chase this week. The dogs were discovered on Monday by Ryan Fenton, who shared his shocking...