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Salmon Arm News

Murder case adjourned

Apr 23, 2019 / 4:55 pm

UPDATE: 4:55 p.m. The man accused of shooting and killing a man inside a Salmon Arm church on April 14, while seriously injuring another, briefly appeared in...

Shot in leg by gunman

Apr 17, 2019 / 2:10 pm

One of the men who was shot during a Salmon Arm church shooting Sunday has a long road to recovery. On Sunday, a gunman entered the Church of Christ in Salmon...

Wife heartbroken by death

Apr 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

A 25-year-old Salmon Arm man is facing a first-degree murder charge after shooting an elder to death inside a church. Matrix Savage Gathergood is alleged to...

'Shock and disbelief'

Apr 15, 2019 / 5:34 pm

UPDATE: 5:34 p.m. A small memorial of flowers is building outside a church in Salmon Arm where a fatal shooting occured. Yellow police tape hung around the...

Love rises from sorrow

Apr 15, 2019 / 2:58 pm

Out of the horror of what was supposed to be a typical Sunday service, Kristie Mattenley hopes some good can come. Mattenley was in the Church of Christ in...

Foster child cried for hours

Apr 15, 2019 / 7:56 am

UPDATE 7:56 a.m. A former foster child of a Salmon Arm, British Columbia shooting victim is remembering Gordon Parmenter as the man who helped him discover his...

Evacuation alert in Sorrento

Apr 11, 2019 / 11:36 am

An evacuation alert has been issued for two homes in Sorrento. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District issued the notice following a geotechnical assessment of...

Granny to the rescue

Apr 4, 2019 / 5:00 am

There is no sitting around with pair of knitting needles for this Shuswap senior. When the call for help goes out, Lester McInally responds. As soon as she...

Fighting for her life

Apr 2, 2019 / 5:34 pm

UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. A woman is in hospital suffering serious, life-threatening injuries after a man allegedly assaulted her early Tuesday morning. Sicamous and...

Success with at-risk kids

Mar 14, 2019 / 11:58 am

An intervention program in the North Okanagan-Shuswap has helped 236 of its most at-risk students, who are now reading at grade level. "We know that...

Easier to click and learn

Mar 13, 2019 / 7:15 pm

Students in a small Shuswap community now gave a greater opportunity to click, browse and learn. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District recently donated nine...

Busted for explosive robbery

Mar 12, 2019 / 1:57 pm

A 38-year-old Salmon Arm man has been arrested in connection to a pair of armoured car robberies and bank explosions in Edmonton last year. Justin Byron is...

Fatal crash on Hwy 97B

Mar 11, 2019 / 8:40 pm

UPDATE: 8:40 p.m. Highway 97B is now cleared. Traffic is again flowing in both directions. The stretch of highway just south of Salmon Arm has been closed since...

Fire at Buckerfield's

Mar 11, 2019 / 9:49 am

Salmon Arm fire crews were called to Buckerfield's Sunday evening following a report of smoke in the building. Fire Chief Brad Shirley said when crews...

No damage in earthquake

Mar 4, 2019 / 9:30 pm

There were no reports of injury, or damage resulting from a minor earthquake that hit the Salmon Arm area Saturday. That from the Shuswap Emergency Program. The...

Loud boom an earthquake

Mar 3, 2019 / 9:07 am

An earthquake shook the Salmon Arm area Saturday night. Social media lit up with comments and questions after a loud, explosion-like noise was heard about 8:40...

New municipality pondered

Feb 27, 2019 / 5:00 am

The Shuswap could soon have a new municipality. Columbia Shuswap Regional District directors have unanimously supported a request to the province to fund a...

Funds sought for rail trail

Feb 24, 2019 / 6:53 am

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is going to the federal government in an attempt fund the development of a rail trail from Sicamous to Armstrong. The...

We stop - You stop

Feb 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

Over the course of 19 school days in January, 32 motorists were seen passing school buses with their red lights flashing. And during the last 14 months, School...

Can run, but can't hide

Feb 12, 2019 / 11:37 am

He ran, but he couldn't hide from the long arm of the law. Salmon Arm RCMP have arrested a man wanted on several warrants after he fled from police twice....