Barb Brouwer

CSRD directors amenable to building inspection

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District continues to move toward building inspection in electoral areas currently without.

Need for CSRD grants in aid questioned

CSRD ectoral area directors have approved a policy amendment that prevents the awarding of grants three-months prior to election time.

Hikers in good hands during Routes and Blues

Sun-filtered forests, sparkling streams, sweet-scented flowers – just a few of the features of the popular Routes and Blues trails.

CSRD directors and City of Salmon Arm council view the decommissioned CP Rail line between Sicamous and Armstrong as regional tourism opportunity.

Rail to trail campaign picks up steam

Local governments add support for rail-to-trail campaign,

CSRD directors and City of Salmon Arm council view the decommissioned CP Rail line between Sicamous and Armstrong as regional tourism opportunity.
Some CSRD board electoral directors were reluctant to approve an amended accountability policy that would provide greater transparency in terms of how their expenses are recorded.

CSRD directors balk at new expense policy

Staff introduce rules to better regulate claims, electoral directors call for more time to review.

Some CSRD board electoral directors were reluctant to approve an amended accountability policy that would provide greater transparency in terms of how their expenses are recorded.

Storm sparks blaze in Anstey Arm

A thunderstorm that blew through the Shuswap last night sparked a fire in a forestry cut block high above Anstey Arm.

Coalition seeks to fix ailing health-care system

CSRD directors support a motion to partner with the Shuswap Healthy Community Coalition to improve health in the region.

Hospital welcomes new chief of medical staff

Stacey Kirkman to be liaison between doctors and Interior Health.

Public input wanted on key issues in Shuswap

The Shuswap Community Foundation is seeking public input for a Vital Signs Report.

Malakwa Bridge goes to tender

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has asked for bids to replace the two-lane Malakwa bridge.

Shuswap Lake water levels have reached a point where there is no shore left at the Sicamous Beach Park

Officials keep an eye on water levels

The arrival of warm, sunny weather will likely hasten the melt of high-elevation snowpack.

Shuswap Lake water levels have reached a point where there is no shore left at the Sicamous Beach Park

Citizens complain about location of new CSRD offices

Salmon Arm mayor ticked off with regional district speeding up land transfer.

Allan and Lyndsay Martin share a tender moment with their son Evan

Shuswap welcomes first baby

Not only did Evan Martin earn status as Interior Health’s New Year’s baby, he was delivered in the same hospital room as his father.

Allan and Lyndsay Martin share a tender moment with their son Evan

Sledder hauled to safety

Ten members of Shuswap Search and Rescue extricated a snowmobiler from a gully at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4.

Interior B.C. communities ripe with film opportunities

Columbia Shuswap Regional District directors are counting on mojo to bring film companies to the area.

Waste reduction project recommended to CSRD

CSRD directors asked to buy into a new funding model for regional waste reduction projects.

Legal marijuana grows pose risks to CSRD

Federal government decision to replace small, legal medical marijuana grows could impact neighbouring properties.

CSRD moving ahead on new $6.4 million building

Site preparation will soon begin on a new office building for the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.

Sicamous waste collection in CSRD’s sights

Recyclable and compostable waste filling Sicamous landfill.

Future of SLIPP causing contention

The three-year Shuswap Lake Integrated Planning Process pilot project will end on March 31, 2014.