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Carpenter to fill empty seat on Sicamous council

In a byelection held Saturday to fill the seat to replace Greg Kyllo who is now MLA, one candidate wins with significant margin.

Update: Fatal MVI closes Trans-Canada west of Revelstoke

A serious MVI 8 kilometres west of Revelstoke on Sunday morning closed the Trans-Canada for about eight hours on Sunday.

North Okanagan Shuswap Crime Stoppers’ fundraising campaign begins

The company that has helped North Okanagan Shuswap Crime Stoppers raise funds for the past seven years kicked off its 2013 campaign

Highway re-opened between Salmon Arm and Sicamous after mudslide

As of 8 a.m. Friday the highway was re-opened after a mudslide closed it down Thursday night.

Special public avalanche warning issued for weekend

Fresh storm loads lead Canadian Avalanche Centre to issue special public avalanche warning. Very large avalanches are expected this weekend.

Update 2: Late 9 p.m. start for Grizzlies vs. Sicamous game 7

Cole Sanford scores four goals for Grizzlies to help tie series at three.

Grizzlies hibernate through first, down 0-2 in Sicamous series

Revelstoke Grizzlies came out flat in the first period versus the Sicamous Eagles, digging themselves a five-goal hole.

RCMP arrest Salmon Arm man for dealing cocaine, heroin

The arrest took place in a downtown parking lot and officers discovered large amounts of cocaine, heroin and cash on the suspect.

Victim’s family relieved charges laid

Seventeen months after the collision at Magna Bay took place on the 2010 Canada Day weekend, Leon Reinbrecht faces charges.

Pro-Am game to see NHLers Franson, Smyth

The annual Salmon Arm Hockey School Pro-Am Scholarship game is set to go on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Sunwave Centre.

Black Press buys Cranbrook, Kimberley dailies

Black Press, British Columbia's largest publisher of community newspapers and websites, has announced the purchase of the Cranbrook Daily Townsman and the Kimberley Daily Bulletin from Don Kendall.

Betty Fox is ‘seriously ill’

Betty Fox, mother of the late Terry Fox, the Canadian hero from Port Coquitlam, is seriously ill, according to a statement posted today on the Terry Fox Foundation website.

Four candidates enter federal race

Okanagan-Shuswap voters will experience the shortest ballot in years when they go…

’Tips sweep to second place

Medals: Silvertips earn silver in championships.