Barb Brouwer

Development issues being addressed

District policies conflict with provincial Riparian Areas Regulation.

Rail safety concerns addressed by CP

CP working with first responders to prepare for scenarios involving derailment of dangerous goods.

Province nixes George Abbott appointment to First Nations Treaty Commission

Former Shuswap MLA suspects decision may have been personal.

Directors seek taxpayer funding for spouses’ dinners

A group of CSRD directors are backing a bid to allow their spouses to attend banquet dinners on the taxpayers’ tab.

CSRD ups pressure on province for Trans-Canada Highway improvements

Speed signs slated to be installed in the Enchanted Forest in move to improve traffic safety.

Grant sought to fund waste water treatment upgrade

$1.85 million: Sicamous’ share to be paid through DCCs and reserves.

District does away with August fireworks

Council goes back to one big fireworks display on Canada Day and gives the smaller August long weekend one a miss.

Sigurd Larsen displays the medals he received for service to his country.

Local veterans receive prestigious honour

Sigurd "Sid" Larsen and James Munro receive the French National Order of the Legion of Honour.

Sigurd Larsen displays the medals he received for service to his country.
Police control traffic Friday morning as a tow truck moves in place to extract a tractor-trailer from the eastbound lane ditch of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Sicamous near the rest area. The incident occurred about 8:19 a.m. and police say the semi was westbound when the driver lost control

CSRD directors want action to improve safety on highway corridor

Martin encourages follow through on four-laning of TCH.

Police control traffic Friday morning as a tow truck moves in place to extract a tractor-trailer from the eastbound lane ditch of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Sicamous near the rest area. The incident occurred about 8:19 a.m. and police say the semi was westbound when the driver lost control
Eastbound truckers wait in their vehicles parked along the Trans-Canada Highway

Trucker impressed with local hospitality

Stranded drivers surprised to receive hot meal on side of highway.

Eastbound truckers wait in their vehicles parked along the Trans-Canada Highway
Approximately 100 tractor-trailer units were parked along the Trans-Canada Highway and at the Husky Travel Centre late Wednesday morning as avalanche control was continued along the highway between Craigellachie and Revelstoke. Many of the drivers were forced to stay overnight as a result of the highway closure.

Snowfall smothers the Shuswap

Storm: Region struggles with power outages, closed highways and schools.

Approximately 100 tractor-trailer units were parked along the Trans-Canada Highway and at the Husky Travel Centre late Wednesday morning as avalanche control was continued along the highway between Craigellachie and Revelstoke. Many of the drivers were forced to stay overnight as a result of the highway closure.

Program targets derelict docks on Shuswap

Several derelict docks are being removed from three Shuswap lakes.

The SHuswap is expected to see a cold snap

Cold air headed to the Shuswap

An Arctic air mass will bring overnight lows of -13 Saturday night. Residents are advised to clean driveways while weather is still mild.

The SHuswap is expected to see a cold snap
The MV Phoebe Ann

New life wanted for MV Phoebe Ann

Paddlewheeler valuable part of Sicamous' history.

The MV Phoebe Ann

Can-do attitude a positive start

Results of community health forums show where there's room to improve.

CSRD to require sorted materials at depots

Columbia Shuswap Regional District directors have agreed to spend $100,000 on new bins.

CSRD tourism commission’s reach growing

CSRD directors endorsed Shuswap Tourism/Columbia Shuswap Film Commission officer Robyn Cyr’s two-year appointment

Salmon Arm Rotary Club member Kari Wilkinson

Local students to benefit from lunch program

Students in the Salmon Arm Rotary service area will be getting lunch, thanks to the vision of a mother and local business owner.

Salmon Arm Rotary Club member Kari Wilkinson

Martin to run for 24th year with CSRD

Area E director Rhona Martin steps down as Union of BC Municipalities president.

BC Assessment grilled by CSRD board

A presentation to CSRD board of directors by a BC Assessment Authority senior appraiser drew questions and criticism.