Barb Brouwer

New face: Corrinne Cross is taking over as executive director of the Sicamous Chamber of Commerce.

New sites for chamber, visitor centre

The Sicamous & District Chamber of Commerce has stepped out of their pink Finlayson Avenue home, and into new digs and the Visitor Centre will follow suit in another two weeks.

New face: Corrinne Cross is taking over as executive director of the Sicamous Chamber of Commerce.
Interior: A view inside the new “Euro” designed houseboat for use in Russia.

New boat model heads to Russia

A houseboat made in Sicamous will soon be sailing the rivers between Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Interior: A view inside the new “Euro” designed houseboat for use in Russia.
Chris Fowler took this image of a lightning bolt striking Mt. Ida near Salmon Arm. The shot was taken from Sunnybrae looking towards the city.

Salmon Arm hit by violent thunderstorm

For such an intense storm, Salmon Arm got off lucky with little to report in terms of damage or fires.

Chris Fowler took this image of a lightning bolt striking Mt. Ida near Salmon Arm. The shot was taken from Sunnybrae looking towards the city.
The Eagle Valley Nature Trails is one of the many outings to be experienced with Routes and Blues

Malakwa a stop on new Routes and Blues initiative

The Salmon Arm Folk Music Society will debut their Routes and Blues concert series, a great new program where you can get your boots on a local hiking trail in the afternoon and your dancing shoes on for a fantastic concert in an intimate setting in the evening.

The Eagle Valley Nature Trails is one of the many outings to be experienced with Routes and Blues
Silver Sands Road resident Carol Arbuthnott dawns a mesh coat to protect her from the infestation of mosquitoes that currently plague the district.

Sicamous area blighted by blood suckers

Mosquitoes are putting the bite on Sicamous tourism and raising more than welts with the locals.

Silver Sands Road resident Carol Arbuthnott dawns a mesh coat to protect her from the infestation of mosquitoes that currently plague the district.

TCH should trump Hwy 97 work

CSRD: Directors approve of upgrades, but want focus on Hwy 1.

Mara Lake has risen enough to reach the backyards of some Swansea Point residences. While sandbags are available

Widespread flooding not imminent

Barring sudden and severe weather events, this year’s freshet is expected to conclude without consequence.

Mara Lake has risen enough to reach the backyards of some Swansea Point residences. While sandbags are available

Neighbour worries trail will become party spot

He got 15 minutes and not much more.Blatchford Road resident Calvin Wrench…

CT scanner now operating Monday to Friday

It happened on the first but it was no April Fool’s joke.The…

Lyme disease rare in Shuswap

The bull’s eye is definitely spot-on in diagnosing Lyme disease.This is from…

CSRD directors approve SLIPP funding

After lengthy and sometimes heated debate at previous board meetings, Columbia Shuswap…

Grant funding at stake for Sicamous area

Allocation: Mayor to argue local economy affected by dam.