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Salmon Arm News

CSRD wildfire report highlights communication concerns, desire for local firefighting supports

CSRD wildfire report highlights communication concerns, desire for local firefighting supports

Shuswap Apr 13, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Columbia Shuswap Regional District report commissioned after last year’s wildfire season shows many residents were concerned with a lack of...

Salmon Arm police hand out 24-hour driving ban, tow vehicle after reports of a man 'tweaking out'

Salmon Arm police hand out 24-hour driving ban, tow vehicle after reports of a man 'tweaking out'

Apr 12, 2024 / 5:30 pm

Mounties say they handed out a 24-hour driving prohibition, seized a canned vodka beverage and towed a vehicle after receiving complaints about a man...

Salmon Arm Mounties say drunk driver caught without insurance after striking speed alert sign

Salmon Arm Mounties say drunk driver caught without insurance after striking speed alert sign

Apr 12, 2024 / 3:34 pm

A drunk driver with no insurance was caught in Salmon Arm after hitting a speed alert sign, police say. Salmon Arm RCMP Const. Andrew Hodges said the incident...

SASCU Indoor Memorial Arena to remain closed, engineering report recommends demolition, replacement

SASCU Indoor Memorial Arena to remain closed, engineering report recommends demolition, replacement

Apr 12, 2024 / 11:00 am

An engineering report on the SASCU Indoor Memorial Arena has found the building's structural integrity to be “in poor condition,” and recommends...

Brazen thief walks into a Salmon Arm music store, takes guitar from window and quickly runs away

Brazen thief walks into a Salmon Arm music store, takes guitar from window and quickly runs away

Apr 12, 2024 / 4:00 am

A brazen thief walked into a Salmon Arm music store in the middle of the day and stole a guitar from the front window. Acorn Music Store at 118 Lakeshore Drive...

Salmon Arm Mounties urging caution after local woman lost $1,900 in e-Transfer scam

Salmon Arm Mounties urging caution after local woman lost $1,900 in e-Transfer scam

Apr 11, 2024 / 10:42 am

Mounties are warning the public to be cautious after a Salmon Arm woman was scammed out of $1,900 after receiving a text message from someone claiming to be her...

Salmon Arm's Glynis Sim takes 38th place, top Canadian finish at the World Cross Country Championships

Salmon Arm's Glynis Sim takes 38th place, top Canadian finish at the World Cross Country Championships

Apr 11, 2024 / 9:00 am

Salmon Arm’s Glynis Sim took 38th place at the World Cross Country Championships in Belgrade, the top Canadian finish in her division. The World Cross...

Sicamous council votes unanimously in favour of rezoning rail trail properties

Sicamous council votes unanimously in favour of rezoning rail trail properties

Apr 11, 2024 / 4:00 am

The District of Sicamous council voted unanimously to approve zoning bylaw changes which will pave the way for a rail trail after a well-attended public hearing...

Trucker caught driving drunk after police pull over 18-wheeler on Highway 1

Trucker caught driving drunk after police pull over 18-wheeler on Highway 1

Apr 10, 2024 / 3:42 pm

Mounties say a call from concerned motorists led to them catching an impaired driver behind the wheel of a semi truck pulling a 52-foot trailer on the...

District of Sicamous issues statement clarifying it is not affiliated with rail trail flyer

District of Sicamous issues statement clarifying it is not affiliated with rail trail flyer

Sicamous Apr 10, 2024 / 4:00 am

The District of Sicamous has issued a statement saying it isn't affiliated with a flyer that has been circulated throughout the community which claims to...

Mansion, sprawling ranch on Shuswap Lake hits market with $30M asking price

Mansion, sprawling ranch on Shuswap Lake hits market with $30M asking price

Shuswap Lake Apr 9, 2024 / 3:42 pm

The most expensive single-family property on Shuswap Lake could be yours for a mere $30 million. The 73-acre ranch is located at 6525 Worral Rd. in the...

Salmon Arm church shooter to be held in forensic psychiatric hospital for at least one more year

Salmon Arm church shooter to be held in forensic psychiatric hospital for at least one more year

Apr 9, 2024 / 12:12 pm

The mentally ill gunman found not criminally responsible after shooting and killing an elder inside a Salmon Arm church will be held for at least one more year,...

Sicamous woman says 10-year-old son attacked, bitten 20 times by classmate's dog

Sicamous woman says 10-year-old son attacked, bitten 20 times by classmate's dog

Sicamous Apr 9, 2024 / 4:00 am

A 10-year-old boy from Sicamous was taken to hospital with serious injuries after being attacked by a classmate's dog, according to his mother. Krysta...

Salmon Arm man faces new charges after allegedly confronting Mounties with a sword

Salmon Arm man faces new charges after allegedly confronting Mounties with a sword

Apr 8, 2024 / 12:50 pm

A Salmon Arm man who failed to attend a court date is facing new charges after allegedly confronting Mounties with a sword. RCMP Cpl. James Grandy said officers...

The Shuswap Food Action Society prepares to launch a new community garden in Salmon Arm

The Shuswap Food Action Society prepares to launch a new community garden in Salmon Arm

Apr 5, 2024 / 4:00 am

The Shuswap Food Action Society is preparing to launch a new community garden in Salmon Arm just in time for the spring growing season. Shuswap Food Action has...

Chase village council directs staff to prepare tax rate bylaw with 9.8 per cent tax increase

Chase village council directs staff to prepare tax rate bylaw with 9.8 per cent tax increase

Chase Apr 4, 2024 / 4:33 pm

Village of Chase council approved a motion to have staff prepare the 2024 tax rate bylaw with a 9.8 per cent tax rate increase. In a special budget meeting on...

New Sicamous fire chief prepares to step into his role in mid-April

New Sicamous fire chief prepares to step into his role in mid-April

Apr 4, 2024 / 2:14 pm

Lorenzo De Arcangelis has been named the new chief of the Sicamous Fire Department. Previous Fire Chief Brett Ogino officially retired in March after 28 years...

Three suspects in custody after Sorrento break and enter led to a standoff in Salmon Arm

Three suspects in custody after Sorrento break and enter led to a standoff in Salmon Arm

Apr 4, 2024 / 11:30 am

Mounties have arrested three suspects after an early morning break and enter in Sorrento led to a short standoff and a hold and secure order placed on a middle...

Chase council agrees on 2024 budget, including funds for cemetery, hiking trails, arena parking lot

Chase council agrees on 2024 budget, including funds for cemetery, hiking trails, arena parking lot

Chase Apr 4, 2024 / 10:00 am

Chase council agreed on this year's proposed budget and decided how to allocate $1.5 million in provincial grant money at its April 2 special budget...

Salmon Arm's Kate Boutilier tests French pastry skills on Food Network's Spring Baking Championship

Salmon Arm's Kate Boutilier tests French pastry skills on Food Network's Spring Baking Championship

Apr 4, 2024 / 4:00 am

Salmon Arm’s own Katelyn Boutilier is baking up a storm on the Food Network’s Spring Baking Championships. Boutilier owns and operates Flake Pastry...

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