Barb Brouwer

Two men rescued after night on Owl Head

Two Salmon Arm men are glad to be in from the cold.

CSRD approves tax for water council

CSRD directors approve the establishment of a Shuswap Watershed Council Service at the Nov. 19 board meeting.

Trail Alliance benefits from CSRD support

The Shuswap Trail Alliance receives financial support and kudos from the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.

Bylaw may address noisy boat concerns

Despite wishful thinking on the part of some Shuswap Lake users, loud, speedy boats are not likely to be banned.

Non-profit group Our Horizon would like warning labels like the one above required at local gas pumps.

Climate campaign targets gas pump

A non-profit organization is hoping you will be reminded of the effects of climate change every time you gas up your car.

Non-profit group Our Horizon would like warning labels like the one above required at local gas pumps.

Drought conditions close fisheries

Anglers will have to reel in their rods on the Middle Shuswap River.

Precipitation provides some relief on wildfires

Warmer weather in the forecast keeps campfire ban in effect.

A recent lightning storm was responsible for several new fires

Fire season hits Okanagan-Shuswap

Lightning storm sparks several wildfires in the region.

A recent lightning storm was responsible for several new fires
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Fast boats, lack of regulation a concern

The only place on Shuswap Lake that has a speed limit is Cinnemousun Narrows. Everywhere else is wide open to boat operators.

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Emergency program simulation

Shuswap Emergency Program needs people with pets for an evacuation simulation this Saturday at Silver Creek Community Hall.

District to apply for Beach Park funding

Application made for federal funding through Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.

Building permit issuances on the rise

Value of construction permits single-family dwelling up by $100,000 over last year.

Aging infrastructure addressed at FCM

Need for federal infrastructure funding was a high priority item at this year’s Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

CSRD wants business plan for centre

regional district turns down a funding request from Sicamous Chamber of Commerce and Eagle Valley Arts Council.

Council supports grant for Malakwa Learning Academy

Funding application will go to Columbia Shuswap Regional District board for approval.

New digs: Cliff Doherty

Preparation essential for wildfire season

Whether the weather brings heavy rains and flooding or flames, the Shuswap Emergency Program has a plan for that.

New digs: Cliff Doherty
The Shuswap Watershed Council has firmed up a five-year program proposal to address its goals for water quality and recreation safety.

Shuswap Watershed Council taking shape

Organization approves working budget, with municipal and regional government partners from throughout the Shuswap in support.

The Shuswap Watershed Council has firmed up a five-year program proposal to address its goals for water quality and recreation safety.

Regional districts, Splatsin take lead on rail trail

There is excitement but no decisions on the purchase of the abandoned CP Rail line.

Local business leaders and organizations are working together to improve Sicamous’ labour outlook.

Group pursues economic recovery for Sicamous

Action plan: Community input needed to help shape report.

Local business leaders and organizations are working together to improve Sicamous’ labour outlook.
Zoey the dog leads owner Blair Randall with son Hans Randall

Trail Alliance seek funds for co-ordinator

You too can be a trailblazer – and you don’t even have to go outside.

Zoey the dog leads owner Blair Randall with son Hans Randall