Salmon Arm News

Shuswap fire probe

Aug 12, 2016 / 1:29 pm

UPDATE: 1:20 p.m. An investigation is underway into the cause of a residential structure fire in the 4800 block of Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road, near Herald...

100 complaints for cops

Aug 2, 2016 / 1:39 pm

Police in Salmon Arm were rushed off their feet over the August long weekend. "The Salmon Arm RCMP was busy this past weekend in responding to over 100...

Revving up for car show

Jul 28, 2016 / 10:43 am

Wanted: hot rods, rat rods, customs and more. Salmon Arm GM is putting on a family fun day and custom car show Sunday, Aug. 21 and is looking for more cars....

Attempt murder prelim set

Jul 20, 2016 / 10:22 am

A man charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting on the outskirts of Enderby last October returns to court in September for a preliminary...

Shuswap intersection safer

Jul 19, 2016 / 2:32 pm

Construction is complete on a project that will improve safety at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Road. The project,...

Local company gets job

Jul 12, 2016 / 4:17 pm

A contract has been awarded to Okanagan Aggregates Ltd. for a resurfacing project near Shuswap Lake Provincial Park. “A local Okanagan company will...

Fighting, but not talking

Jul 11, 2016 / 3:57 pm

Members of the public stepped in and stopped a brawl in downtown Salmon Arm over the weekend. Staff Sgt. Scott West said on July 8 at around noon, there was an...

Lucky to have minor injuries

Jul 11, 2016 / 12:14 pm

A head-on crash on the Trans-Canada Highway near Salmon Arm could have been a lot worse. Shortly after 4 p.m. on July 8, police and ambulance crews responded to...

Fishing for thieves

Jul 11, 2016 / 11:42 am

Someone made off with a lot of fishing gear over the weekend in the Shuswap region. Staff Sgt. Scott West said during the day on July 7, an unknown culprit or...

A father's love

Jul 6, 2016 / 3:51 pm

Each grain of sand is testimony of a father's love. Sand sculptor Mark Dansereau used to build sandcastles like many fathers do: on a beach with his child...

No new Shuswap campus

Jul 6, 2016 / 2:55 pm

Plans for a new Okanagan College campus in Salmon Arm have been scuttled. According to Okanagan College, the enrolment numbers were not enough to justify the...

Thanks and goodbye

Jul 6, 2016 / 11:20 am

Nine former trustees with the North Okanagan Shuswap School District, who were fired by the education minister last month, have been thanked for their service....

Shuswap trail mix

Jul 5, 2016 / 10:23 am

Two Shuswap groups have banded together to mix art and nature. The results can be found in art galleries, cafes and trails in the region. "This could...

Board of one holds meeting

Jul 5, 2016 / 5:00 am

The North Okanagan Shuswap School District's board of one holds his first regular board meeting Tuesday afternoon at the district office in Salmon Arm....

Busy, but under control

Jul 4, 2016 / 3:28 pm

RCMP in Salmon Arm were kept busy over the long weekend, but there were no major incidents to report. “Our officers were busy on the highways and rural...

A Narrow assessment

Jul 4, 2016 / 10:10 am

As part of the public safety funding announced in February, the province is committing $33,000 toward an assessment of the flood risk around Mara Lake shores....

CRA scam still active

Jun 27, 2016 / 6:00 pm

Scammers are still trying to pass themselves off as Canada Revenue Agency officials to try and con people out of their money. “We continue to receive a...

Teen girl missing

Jun 27, 2016 / 4:30 pm

Salmon Arm RCMP is looking for a missing teen. On June 25, Salmon Arm police received a report from a family member that 15-year-old Hailey Olsen was missing....

Upgrades ahead of tourists

Jun 24, 2016 / 11:43 am

Work has been completed on a heavily-used section of the Trans-Canada Highway through Malakwa, just ahead of the big tourist rush into B.C.'s Southern...

Winning back trust

Jun 21, 2016 / 8:55 pm

The North Okanagan Shuswap School District's official trustee has sent a message to parents promising to engage with communities in the coming weeks....