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Salmon Arm News

Schools stay open for now

Jun 20, 2016 / 3:04 pm

Calling this a “go forward moment,” School District 83's new, official trustee Mike McKay met with the media Monday to outline his plans for the...

Pedestrian hit by CP train

Jun 20, 2016 / 12:33 pm

A pedestrian was struck by a train in Salmon Arm on the weekend, but officials are releasing few details. Salem Woodrow, a spokesman for CP Rail, said at about...

Bail for houseboat crasher

Jun 17, 2016 / 5:02 pm

British Columbia's highest court has granted bail to a man who recklessly drove his speedboat into a houseboat on Shuswap Lake, leaving one person dead and...

Parachuted in and working

Jun 16, 2016 / 3:17 pm

After being parachuted in as the one and only official trustee for the North Okanagan Shuswap school district, Mike McKay went straight to work. The former...

Falcons bounce back

Jun 16, 2016 / 9:00 am

The Kelowna Falcons snapped their three-game losing streak Wednesday night. The Falcons broke open a 1-1 tie with three runs in their half of the eighth, in a...

School board fired

Jun 15, 2016 / 2:04 pm

North Okanagan Shuswap school district trustees have been fired from their elected posts, following a special advisor's report. Former Surrey school...

Shop class injury probed

Jun 15, 2016 / 10:41 am

North Okanagan Shuswap School District Supt. Glenn Borthistle said a full investigation has been launched into how a student was injured during shop class....

Student airlifted to hospital

Jun 14, 2016 / 5:18 pm

A Salmon Arm student was airlifted to hospital following a serious accident at the Jackson campus of Salmon Arm Secondary School Tuesday. Emergency services...

SD #83 still waiting

Jun 10, 2016 / 8:00 pm

The North Okanagan-Shuswap school district board has been told it won't get a look at a report from the special advisor before its regular June meeting on...

Ospreys moved on

Jun 8, 2016 / 3:21 pm

Some osprey parents were moved by BC Hydro crews in Salmon Arm last week. Power line techicians – using a bucket, some straw and a blanket – lifted...

Crash closes highway

Jun 7, 2016 / 3:57 pm

UPDATE 6:03 P.M. A collision and car fire near Salmon Arm closed the Trans Canada Highway, but resulted in only minor injuries Tuesday afternoon. On June 7,...

Downed lines in Sicamous

Jun 6, 2016 / 8:37 pm

Downed lines in Sicamous, at the junction of Highway 97 and Highway 1, caused some trouble for drivers Monday afternoon. Detours were in effect, according to...

Love triangle murder motive

Jun 6, 2016 / 5:09 pm

A Kamloops jury has heard that a volatile love triangle led to the death of a 22-year-old man at the hands of two high school students. A 24-year-old Salmon Arm...

Vulgar graffiti at school

Jun 6, 2016 / 1:32 pm

RCMP attended Salmon Arm Secondary on Saturday after someone spray painted what police say was "vulgar graffiti" on the outside windows and walls of...

School board report card in

Jun 3, 2016 / 4:23 pm

The Ministry of Education is taking a look at the report from a special advisor, who was called in after public outrage over the actions of North Okanagan...

Don't dive alone say cops

Jun 1, 2016 / 2:18 pm

RCMP in the Shuswap are urging scuba divers to use the buddy system following an incident Tuesday when emergency crews were called in due to an overdue diver....

Human remains ID'd

May 31, 2016 / 10:39 am

Salmon Arm police have identified human remains found earlier this month as that of Christopher Allbury. Allbury's body was found May 20 along an unused...

Local kids design bike park

May 30, 2016 / 1:36 pm

The Mount Tuam community bike park has opened in Blind Bay. Funded and built by Columbia Shuswap Regional District in collaboration with the Shuswap Trail...

Shuswap Lake warning lifted

May 27, 2016 / 1:52 pm

Interior Health is removing the water use advisory on Shuswap Lake near the shoreline of Canoe Forest Products. “The water sample results obtained from...

Delay to report, byelection

May 25, 2016 / 3:15 pm

A byelection to replace three trustees in the North Okanagan Shuswap School District is being delayed due a late report for the Minister of Education. Special...

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