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Salmon Arm News

Processing plant protest

Dec 11, 2018 / 5:00 am

A group of animal rights activists are claiming that two of its members were assaulted during a protest outside a Salmon Arm meat processing facility. The...

Man dies snowmobiling

Dec 10, 2018 / 1:06 pm

A Sunday snowmobiling trip north of Sicamous ended in tragedy. A 51-year old man is dead after his snowmobile rolled into a creek bed pinning him underneath....

Busy weekend for crashes

Dec 10, 2018 / 12:45 pm

It was a busy weekend for Salmon Arm RCMP responding to multiple vehicle crashes. The first call came in on Dec. 7 just after 7 a.m. when emergency crews were...

36-foot trailer stolen

Dec 10, 2018 / 9:16 am

A 36-foot trailer was stolen early Friday morning in Salmon Arm. Between 4 a.m. and 4:25 a.m. a trailer was stolen from 3101 10th Avenue SW. The new travel...

Generosity is contagious

Dec 7, 2018 / 5:16 pm

Generosity was contagious at the Shuswap Women Who Wine second quarterly Community Giving event. The structure of the event is simple: each of the attendees...

Not the average homebuyers

Dec 3, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Police have caught up with a couple posing as interested homebuyers but were actually stealing family jewelry. September 10 and October 11, RCMP received seven...

Rasta gets real - on TV

Nov 28, 2018 / 5:00 am

His name is Mike Hall, but many people know him as Rasta Blasta. Hall earned the nickname because of his long blonde dreadlocks. But he will soon be known for...

Possible abduction attempt

Nov 26, 2018 / 11:52 am

Salmon Arm RCMP are warning the public after it received a report on Saturday of a possible abduction of a 7 year old. Police say the alleged abduction attempt...

Land staying in ALR

Nov 22, 2018 / 7:00 pm

A 49-hectare parcel of land at the corner of the Trans-Canada Highway and Balmoral Road in Blind Bay will remain in the Agricultural Land Reserve. The...

Logging truck loses its load

Nov 21, 2018 / 5:00 pm

A logging truck lost its load on the Trans Canada Highway Tuesday afternoon. At about 4:45 p.m. Chase RCMP arrived on scene to find a logging truck that had...

Knife pulled at residence

Nov 21, 2018 / 3:38 pm

A man pulled a knife on three people at a home in Chase on Friday. At about 2:35 p.m. the police responded to a report of a man brandishing a knife at a Chase...

Hwy 1 still single lane only

Nov 20, 2018 / 11:58 am

Highway 1 through Sicamous is still single lane alternating traffic after an early morning motor vehicle incident. According to the Ministry of Transportation,...

Preparing for emergency

Nov 19, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Flooding and wildfires seem to be increasing across the province year over year. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is no exception. As a result,...

Women Who Wine

Nov 19, 2018 / 10:37 am

Support some great non-profits at the Shuswap Women Who Wine event being held next month. The event is open to the public and each attendee is required to bring...

OnStar foils bad guys

Nov 13, 2018 / 2:35 pm

Modern technology was the undoing of a pair of armed robbery suspects. Staff Sgt. Scott West said Salmon Arm RCMP were able to locate two suspects in Vernon who...

Problem buoys removed

Nov 9, 2018 / 9:40 am

Transport Canada has cleaned up problem buoys from Shuswap Lake. More than 100 buoys were flagged as non-compliant in June 2018, and staff recently removed many...

Sacred fire honours women

Nov 2, 2018 / 10:00 am

A sacred fire will be lit in Malakwa today in honour of the women who have gone missing from the region in the past two years. Starting at 1 p.m., the fire will...

Bear-sprayed over diesel

Nov 2, 2018 / 9:16 am

Police are searching for a would-be diesel thief, after an early morning attack on a security guard in Salmon Arm. RCMP Sgt. Scott West says the security guard...

Home invasion arrest

Oct 30, 2018 / 3:55 pm

Police have made an arrest in relation to a brutal attack on a 59-year-old terminally ill woman in Sicamous. Police arrested Robert Christopher Bomba, 37,...

Arrest made in truck theft

Oct 30, 2018 / 9:43 am

A 38-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the theft of a Ford F-350 and ATV stolen out of Kelowna. The man was arrested Friday, Oct. 26 in a home...

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