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Salmon Arm News

$1k reward for missing dog

Apr 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

An Armstrong woman is offering a $1,000 reward for her dog – which she believes was stolen. Brianna Rauser-Chisholm says her American pitbull terrier...

Water shutdown coming

Apr 12, 2021 / 11:39 am

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District advises residents of Scotch Creek the Saratoga water system will be temporarily shut off on Wednesday. Upgrades to...

Crash victim identified

Apr 7, 2021 / 5:29 pm

UPDATE 5:30 p.m. One of two victims in a double-fatal crash Tuesday near Sicamous has been identified as the grandfather of WHL player Connor Bedard. The Regina...

Fatal head-on collision

Apr 6, 2021 / 2:18 pm

A double fatality is reported on the Trans-Canada Highway, just east of Sicamous. DriveBC reports the highway is closed in both directions three kilometres east...

Virus at Salmon Arm school

Apr 6, 2021 / 11:44 am

A Salmon Arm school has been added to Interior Health’s list of school COVID-19 exposures. Salmon Arm secondary's Jackson Campus was added to the list...

New leader for Alliance

Apr 5, 2021 / 4:00 am

There will be a new face leading the Shuswap Trail Alliance. After 15 years at the helm, STA co-founder and Executive Director, Phil McIntyre-Paul is stepping...

Accident slows traffic

Apr 2, 2021 / 7:44 am

An accident has slowed traffic on Highway 1. According to DriveBC, the highway has been reduced to single-lane alternating traffic in both directions between...

Vintage coins seized

Apr 1, 2021 / 9:30 am

A traffic stop has netted RCMP a cache of vintage coins that are suspected to be stolen. On Feb. 9, a Traffic Services Road Safety Unit officer conducted a...

Churches' Easter protest

Mar 31, 2021 / 1:51 pm

A Salmon Arm church is among dozens across Canada that have signed up in protest of pandemic restrictions and vow to gather this Easter weekend "without...

Schools order 6,000 masks

Mar 31, 2021 / 11:45 am

The North Okanagan-Shuswap School District has ordered 6,000 face masks for students in light of new provincial pandemic guidelines. School District 83 Supt....

Wrong-way Hwy 1 driver

Mar 31, 2021 / 10:23 am

It's a miracle no one was injured by a wrong-way driver on the Trans-Canada Highway, Tuesday. Joshua Farley did what he could to warn oncoming drivers that...

COVID case at Shoppers

Mar 29, 2021 / 3:07 pm

Parent company Loblaws confirms a positive COVID-19 case at its Salmon Arm Shoppers Drug Mart store. An employee at the store Picadilly Mall store tested...

Small fire near Salmon Arm

Mar 28, 2021 / 4:06 pm

A small wildfire has sprung up near Salmon Arm, according to BC Wildfire Service. According to the BC Wildfire Service's wildfire dashboard, the fire was...

Ice rentals up for grabs

Mar 26, 2021 / 9:42 pm

Summer ice rentals are available at Sicamous & District Recreation Centre. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) owns the Sicamous & District...

Guns and a lot of drugs

Mar 25, 2021 / 9:25 am

Salmon Arm RCMP seized a small arsenal of weapons as well as a lot of drugs from a home in Sorrento. Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey says on March 20, Salmon Arm RCMP...

Bushman focus of book

Mar 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

One of the Shuswap's most notorious residents is the subject of a new book. The Bushman's Lair: On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap is written...

No poison for Salmon Arm

Mar 24, 2021 / 8:00 pm

The BC SPCA is giving a shout out to Salmon Arm for banning rodent poisons. Salmon Arm is the 14th city in BC ban the use of all anticoagulant rodenticides on...

Cadet teaches her peers

Mar 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Salmon Arm cadet is teaching her peers during the pandemic. Flight Sgt. MacKenzie Richards, of the 222 Shuswap Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron, taught 30...

Skimikin landfill closed

Mar 20, 2021 / 1:33 pm

A power outage has forced the closure of the Skimikin Transfer Station. Officials closed the site earlier Saturday due to the outage and associated road...

Mushroom man wins big

Mar 19, 2021 / 10:14 am

Who knew robots that pick mushrooms could be such a lucrative business? Salmon Arm’s Mike Boudreau definitely knew, and now he's richer because of it....