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Salmon Arm News

Fatal fall near Sicamous

Jul 30, 2019 / 3:42 pm

There has been a second fatality in the same area of a Shuswap hiking trail. Search and rescue had to be called in to retrieve the body of an Alberta man near...

Crash triggers search

Jul 30, 2019 / 8:45 am

Police in Salmon Arm are looking for two men who fled the scene of a single vehicle crash in Blind Bay early Monday afternoon. The crash occurred shortly before...

Bigger docks on Shuswap

Jul 29, 2019 / 7:30 pm

Officials have set a limit on the size of docks in Shuswap-area lakes. The maximum size for docks on lakes including Shuswap, Mara and White lakes is going to...

Booze, chainsaw a bad mix

Jul 25, 2019 / 4:36 pm

Booze and chainsaws don't mix. Chase RCMP report they were called to an assault about 1:15 a.m., at a home on Squilax Anglemont Road in Scotch Creek on July...

Trans-Canada reopens

Jul 25, 2019 / 12:17 pm

UPDATE: 12:15 p.m. DriveBC reports Highway 1 is now clear at the accident scene in Salmon Arm. UPDATE: 11 a.m. For the second time in as many days, a crash...

Hwy near Tappen reopens

Jul 22, 2019 / 7:30 pm

UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. The Trans Canada Highway between Tappen and Salmon Arm is completely open to eastbound and westbound traffic. The highway was closed earlier...

Fire start near Salmon Arm

Jul 21, 2019 / 1:15 pm

BC Wildfire is reporting a fire start on Sunday southwest of Salmon Arm. The fire is the minimum .01 Ha in size, and the cause is not yet known. The location is...

Step back in time

Jul 12, 2019 / 7:00 pm

The R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum is inviting people to step back in time this weekend. The museum is celebrating Pioneer Day with a community party...

Panhandlers face fines

Jul 12, 2019 / 4:46 pm

Salmon Arm has passed a bylaw that will fine people $50 for panhandling. But the city says the fines aren't the intended "primary method of achieving...

Threats cancel abortion film

Jul 8, 2019 / 6:50 pm

Salmon Arm's Salmar Theatre has cancelled showings of a controversial anti-abortion movie after allegedly receiving threats against staff. The film...

Three crashes over weekend

Jul 8, 2019 / 11:30 am

Salmon Arm responders were busy over the weekend attending motor vehicle crashes. The most serious incident involved a head-on crash between a motorcycle and a...

100 low-income units

Jul 3, 2019 / 4:54 pm

More affordable housing is coming to Salmon Arm. Construction is underway on 67 affordable rental homes that will be built in two, four-storey buildings at 540...

Parking lot gold jewelry fake

Jul 2, 2019 / 10:49 am

This might come as a shock to some, but "gold jewelry" purchased from a random parking lot may not actually contain real gold. At least two people...

Trailer flips on Trans-Canada

Jun 28, 2019 / 4:15 pm

A travel trailer being pulled by a pickup has flipped on its side on the Trans-Canada Highway, east of Chase. Traffic is reportedly stop and go as only a single...

Slide closes Shuswap road

Jun 26, 2019 / 9:04 am

Rainy weather has delayed work at a landslide in Seymour Arm that initially closed the road on Sunday. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District has been informed...

Alliance to operate rail trail

Jun 25, 2019 / 9:34 pm

The Shuswap Trail Alliance will run the day-to-day operations of the Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail. The Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Corridor Governance...

Hwy 1 reopens at crash site

Jun 25, 2019 / 3:12 pm

UPDATE: 3:10 p.m. DriveBC advises the accident scene has been cleared and Highway 1 has reopened west of Salmon Arm. UPDATE: 2:30 p.m. Highway 1 remains closed...

CSRD to buy Blind Bay park

Jun 25, 2019 / 2:09 pm

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District Board has agreed to take the next steps towards the creation of a community park in Blind Bay by offering to purchase 9.5...

Empty life-jacket found

Jun 23, 2019 / 2:27 pm

Search and rescue workers discovered the life-jacket of a missing boater over the weekend on the Columbia River near Revelstoke, and the missing man is presumed...

Landfill to expand

Jun 23, 2019 / 2:10 pm

Now that the Ministry of Environment has approved the move, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District will be incorporating the purchased 20-acre parcel of land at...

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