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Salmon Arm News

Beer at Salmon Arm parks?

Jul 27, 2020 / 4:00 am

The Salmon Arm Downtown Improvement Association is endorsing the idea of public alcohol consumption on city land (as long as it's responsible). Spurred by...

Football player drowns

Jul 26, 2020 / 2:56 pm

The Langford, B.C. Westshore Rebels have been shaken by the death of two-season standout receiver Nathan Falito. Falito is presumed to have drowned while...

Truck thieves evade police

Jul 24, 2020 / 10:14 am

A trio of suspected truck thieves managed to evade police after colliding with a big rig on Highway 1 near Revelstoke. Cpl. Madonna Saunderson said on Thursday,...

Not responsible for shooting

Jul 22, 2020 / 4:31 pm

A Shuswap man who admitted to first-degree murder will be going to a forensic psychiatric hospital, not prison. In April 2019, Matrix Gathergood walked into a...

Shooter pleads not guilty

Jul 21, 2020 / 12:56 pm

UPDATE 4:20 p.m. BC Supreme court justice Sheri Ann Donegan is expected to rule Wednesday afternoon in the trial of Matrix Savage Gathergood. Gathergood is...

Officials support masks

Jul 21, 2020 / 4:00 am

Directors of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District are voicing their support of the province's recommendation of wearing masks in certain social...

Watershed council extended

Jul 20, 2020 / 6:00 pm

Directors of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District have voted in favour of extending Shuswap Watershed Council services for another three years. The council...

Video: Semi crash on Hwy 1

Jul 20, 2020 / 9:39 am

The driver of a truck and trailer smashed in a 6-vehicle crash last week in the Shuswap area has shared a video of the incident, including the moment of impact....

Lucky nobody died

Jul 16, 2020 / 7:57 am

UPDATE: 7:55 a.m. A major crash that closed the Trans-Canada Highway west of Sicamous overnight involved six vehicles, RCMP say. Police from Sicamous and Salmon...

Hwy 1 closed, man arrested

Jul 13, 2020 / 9:35 pm

The Trans Canada Highway near Sicamous was closed in both directions earlier today following a firearms complaint. Police say they were called after an...

Suspended driver crashes

Jul 13, 2020 / 12:31 pm

An uninsured and prohibited driver crashed a Jeep Cherokee on the Trans-Canada Highway near Tappen early Sunday. Salmon Arm RCMP and other first responders were...

Distress flares investigated

Jul 13, 2020 / 10:52 am

Police and search and rescue crews responded to distress flares Sunday on Shuswap Lake. The flares were seen in the Blind Bay area. A caller reported two...

BC, Alberta deaths linked

Jul 13, 2020 / 10:39 am

Sicamous RCMP say the discovery of a body near a suspect vehicle is related to a suspicious death in Edmonton. On July 11, Edmonton police warned BC RCMP that a...

Shuswap fishing in the '40s

Jul 10, 2020 / 4:00 am

Thanks to Omar Schau, we can get a glimpse of fishing around Shuswap Lake circa the late 1940s. A video has been uploaded on YouTube, showing what a fishing...

Road reopens after slide

Jul 9, 2020 / 5:27 pm

A forest service road has been reopened and private water service restored on a temporary line following a landslide in the Shuswap. The slide, near Seymour Arm...

Hwy 1 now clear

Jul 6, 2020 / 1:41 pm

UPDATE: 1:41 p.m. DriveBC is reporting Highway 1 is now open after a crash occurred between Sicamous and Salmon Arm. UPDATE: 12:10 p.m. Highway 1 is reduced to...

Houseboat hit by waterspout

Jul 6, 2020 / 11:54 am

A family had some scary moments recently when a waterspout passed over the houseboat they were vacationing on. Last month YouTuber Kristan Enciso, along with...

Slide takes out water supply

Jul 3, 2020 / 3:59 pm

There were no injuries, but a landslide in the Bass Creek area of Seymour Arm Thursday July 2, damaged a water system and the 1200 Forest Service Road. Columbia...

Have you seen stolen boat?

Jul 3, 2020 / 1:52 pm

Salmon Arm RCMP are on the lookout for a stolen boat and trailer. On June 29 shortly before 6:30 a.m., police received a report of a theft of a boat from a...

Violent suspects caught

Jul 3, 2020 / 1:44 pm

Police have arrested two suspects in a violent Salmon Arm robbery. Princeton RCMP apprehended two men, one from Kelowna and the other from Nanaimo, in...

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