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Salmon Arm man wins $500,000 by matching all four numbers on Lotto Max Extra

Salmon Arm man wins $500,000 by matching all four numbers on Lotto Max Extra

May 20, 2022 / 10:10 am

Four numbers turned into big bucks for a Salmon Arm man. Michael Heater was convinced his eyes were playing tricks on him when he saw his Lotto Max ticket from...

Head-on crash involving semis on Hwy 1 sends both drivers to hospital

Head-on crash involving semis on Hwy 1 sends both drivers to hospital

May 19, 2022 / 10:29 am

A head-on crash involving two semi trucks on the Trans Canada Highway in the Shuswap Wednesday resulted in injuries to both drivers. Emergency crews were...

Shuswap man awarded more than $1 million after hitting a steel chain strung across a dirt road

Shuswap man awarded more than $1 million after hitting a steel chain strung across a dirt road

May 18, 2022 / 3:30 pm

A Shuswap man has been awarded more than $1 million after being 'clotheslined' by a metal chain while riding his dirt bike. Cody Jackson was almost...

RCMP seek leads on Salmon Arm assault after three women groped

RCMP seek leads on Salmon Arm assault after three women groped

May 13, 2022 / 2:40 pm

Police in Salmon Arm are seeking information on a sexual assault. On Thursday, about 5 p.m., three young women near the corner of 30th Street NE and 9th Ave NE...

Bail denied for man accused in 2016 murder near Salmon Arm

Bail denied for man accused in 2016 murder near Salmon Arm

May 13, 2022 / 4:00 am

Bail has been denied for a man charged with murder in the 2016 death of a woman near Salmon Arm. Derek Lee Matthew Favell, 39, is facing one count of...

Stunt riders will take centre stage at Salmon Arm's Salty Dog Street Festival

Stunt riders will take centre stage at Salmon Arm's Salty Dog Street Festival

May 13, 2022 / 4:00 am

Trials cycling stars will show off their skills in Salmon Arm this weekend. Bicycle trick riders Jeff Anderson and Steve Dickin of The Trials Stars will take to...

Firefighters from across BC to gather in Salmon Arm for training conference

Firefighters from across BC to gather in Salmon Arm for training conference

May 11, 2022 / 4:00 am

Salmon Arm will be the "hottest" place in the province this weekend. Firefighters from across the province are gathering in the Shuswap city for the...

Evacuation alert been lifted for Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park as landslide threat subsides

Evacuation alert been lifted for Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park as landslide threat subsides

May 9, 2022 / 10:58 am

An evacuation alert has been lifted for Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park as the threat of a landslide has subsided. The alert was issued Thursday by the District...

Sicamous Creek Trailer Park residents wait and watch while under an evacuation alert due to landslide threat

Sicamous Creek Trailer Park residents wait and watch while under an evacuation alert due to landslide threat

May 7, 2022 / 4:00 am

Some are nervous, others are not, about the danger above them. Residents of Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park were put on an evacuation alert this week by the...

Boil water notice issued for Sorrento water system

Boil water notice issued for Sorrento water system

May 6, 2022 / 6:50 pm

A boil water notice has been put in place for the Sorrento water system. The notice has been put in place in consultation with Interior Health due to elevated...

WorkSafeBC fines North Okanagan-Shuswap School District more than $200,000

WorkSafeBC fines North Okanagan-Shuswap School District more than $200,000

May 6, 2022 / 2:04 pm

A fine of $204,814 has been imposed on School District 83 by WorkSafeBC. According to WorkSafeBC, the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District was conducting...

Rain lifts, but landslide threat remains at Sicamous mobile home park

Rain lifts, but landslide threat remains at Sicamous mobile home park

May 6, 2022 / 10:45 am

Conditions in the Wiseman Creek drainage improved overnight, however an evacuation alert remains in place for residents of Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park....

B.C. strata tenant wins bid to keep three emotional support cats

B.C. strata tenant wins bid to keep three emotional support cats

May 5, 2022 / 2:17 pm

B.C.’s Civil Resolution Tribunal has ruled an Sicamous woman can keep her three emotional support cats despite her strata’s ban on more than one...

Danger of landslide - evacuation alert issued for Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park

Danger of landslide - evacuation alert issued for Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park

May 5, 2022 / 11:12 am

An evacuation alert has been issued for Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park. The District of Sicamous and Shuswap Emergency Program say the threat of a landslide...

Official referendum results show incorporation soundly defeated in Sorrento and Blind Bay

Official referendum results show incorporation soundly defeated in Sorrento and Blind Bay

May 4, 2022 / 3:35 pm

Official results have confirmed Sorrento and Blind Bay residents' opposition to incorporation. Preliminary results released Sunday showed a sound defeat for...

Shuswap Lake rescue as boat runs into log boom in the dark

Shuswap Lake rescue as boat runs into log boom in the dark

May 4, 2022 / 11:18 am

A pleasure boat collided with a log boom on Shuswap Lake late Monday night. Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station Shuswap says rescue crews were...

Salmon Arm lotto ticket matches all four Extra numbers, worth $500,000

Salmon Arm lotto ticket matches all four Extra numbers, worth $500,000

May 4, 2022 / 6:30 am

There was no winning ticket was sold in Tuesday's Lotto Max $34 million draw. However, someone in Salmon Arm is half a million dollars richer. The BC...

Horseshoe Bay fire in the North Shuswap expected to be fully contained in next 24 hours

Horseshoe Bay fire in the North Shuswap expected to be fully contained in next 24 hours

May 3, 2022 / 4:50 pm

The Horseshoe Bay fire in North Shuswap is expected to be fully contained within the next 24 hours. There has been no substantial growth in the fire, which...

Wildfire on north shore of Shuswap Lake now classified as 'held'

Wildfire on north shore of Shuswap Lake now classified as 'held'

May 2, 2022 / 6:22 pm

UPDATE 6:20 p.m. The BC Wildfire Service says the Horseshoe Bay wildfire is now classified as "held." That means fire officials believe it will not...

BC Conservation handed out multiple tickets Sunday on Shuswap Lake

BC Conservation handed out multiple tickets Sunday on Shuswap Lake

May 1, 2022 / 6:00 pm

It was a busy weekend for BC Conservation. Officers continued patrolling along the Shuswap lake Sunday and handed out multiple violation tickets. In a tweet,...

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