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Salmon Arm News

Jail for 6 fraud charges

Aug 23, 2019 / 4:00 pm

A Salmon Arm man was sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to six counts of fraud under $5,000. Troy Edward McKinnon, of no fixed address, pleaded...

Second crash in two weeks

Aug 23, 2019 / 10:33 am

There has been another accident at a dangerous Okanagan intersection. Salmon Arm RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott West said on Aug 22. at approximately 12:45 p.m.,...

Electrifying program

Aug 20, 2019 / 8:24 pm

An electrifying new program will help people get around easier. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is plugging into the South Shuswap Transportation...

Distraction scam returns

Aug 20, 2019 / 12:16 pm

The tag-team distraction grift is making a comeback in the Okanagan. Salmon Arm RCMP said the age-old technique was used on a woman exiting a grocery store last...

Incorporation study funded

Aug 19, 2019 / 7:32 pm

The province has agreed to the Columbia Shuswap Regional District’s request to fund an incorporation study for the communities of Sorrento and Blind Bay....

Alert lifted two years later

Aug 16, 2019 / 7:00 pm

More than two years after an evacuation alert was issued, residents of a Shuswap neighbourhood have been given the all clear. The alert issued by the Columbia...

Time to get the blues

Aug 16, 2019 / 10:43 am

It's time once again to get the rhythm and get the blues. The annual Roots and Blues Festival is underway in Salmon Arm with numerous acts and activities...

Two bad crashes Thursday

Aug 16, 2019 / 9:05 am

Salmon Arm first responders attended two serious highway crashes hours apart Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., emergency crews responded to a head-on...

Any of this stuff yours?

Aug 14, 2019 / 3:14 pm

Salmon Arm RCMP want to reunite some property with the rightful owners. Staff Sgt. Scott West said police recovered a welding cylinder/torch combination and...

Dangerous pass in big rig

Aug 14, 2019 / 12:14 pm

A dangerous move by a trucker is taking the twitter-verse by storm and has cost the person their job. The post was made by Graham17224731 of big rig passing...

Safety upgrades planned

Aug 14, 2019 / 11:33 am

A hazardous Shuswap intersection will be getting a much-awaited safety makeover. The Highway 1 and Balmoral Road intersection has been the site of accidents in...

Ferry operator assaulted

Aug 13, 2019 / 6:47 pm

A man was arrested after allegedly assaulting the operator of the Adams Lake Ferry. Chase RCMP Cpl. Scott Linklater said on Aug. 2 at 2 p.m., police received a...

Ticketed after head-on crash

Aug 12, 2019 / 12:44 pm

The driver of a car that clipped a trailer and then crossed the yellow line and crashed head-on with another car in Salmon Arm Friday was ticketed for...

Highway 1 now open

Aug 9, 2019 / 8:20 pm

Highway 1 between Salmon Arm and Tappen is now open to traffic. Motorists can expect major delays in the area. A serious accident on Highway 1 between Salmon...

Road Rage turns violent

Aug 9, 2019 / 12:25 pm

Heated tempers led to a case of road rage and assault near Salmon Arm this week. Salmon Arm RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott West said on Aug. 8 a semi truck driver was...

Arsonist targets horse rescue

Aug 9, 2019 / 11:36 am

Police in Salmon Arm are investigating a deliberately set fire that targeted a Shuswap horse rescue. On Wednesday Aug.7, at approximately 4 am the Salmon arm...

Sunnybrae Beach now open

Aug 6, 2019 / 3:34 pm

Just in time for the August heat wave, officials have given the thumbs up to swimming at Sunnybrae Beach. Interior Health has advised the Columbia Shuswap...

Busy but safe weekend

Aug 6, 2019 / 2:36 pm

While there were dozens of calls over the long weekend, Salmon Arm RCMP said it was relatively quiet. It was a busy weekend in the area with Salmon Arm RCMP...

Unfaithful Servants added

Aug 5, 2019 / 1:38 pm

The Unfaithful Servants will be in Salmon Arm to play The Roots & Blues Fest on Aug. 15. "With innovative singles like Deliver Me, The Unfaithful...

New trails in Shuswap

Aug 4, 2019 / 1:53 pm

Summer trail crews and stewards have been working hard in the Shuswap and their labours are once again bearing fruit. New trails have shown up in the South...