Jim Elliot

Driver ticketed and hospitalized after highway crash near Sicamous

The two-vehicle collision took place near Bernie Road on June 26.

Rising rivers possible as unsettled air enters Shuswap

Further rain and thunderstorms are a possibility as unsettled air crosses the rockies from Alberta.

UPDATE: Trans-Canada Highway closed due to flooding both east and west of Revelstoke

Heavy equipment is on scene trying to reopen the road to traffic to the west

Large pile of railway ties raises water quality concerns among Shuswap residents

Notch Hill resident Paul Poirier is especially concerned as stream diverts onto his land

Chase firefighters organizing Canada Day parade

Although other events were cancelled due to COVID-19 a parade through the streets is happening.

Heavy downpour and thunder expected for Okanagan Valley

Vernon and Kelowna will be affected by the weather system coming from the north.

Shuswap Lake level recedes slightly after reaching new peak

The lake level dropped just over a centimeter on June 26.

Dancing with the Shuswap stars postponed, hospice still needs help

Event organizers ask those who would have intended to donate to hospice society.

Salmon Arm Silverbacks bring in new forwards with trades

Team made deals with squads outside the BCHL for the new players.

Sicamous marine search and rescue responds to woman injured on houseboat, two other emergencies

High water and floating debris create obstacles for marine rescue volunteers

Shuswap Lake reaches new peak, could surpass 2018 level

After peaking then falling in May, rainy weather has driven the lake level back up

Bird parts dumped in the South Shuswap came from chickens not eagles

Conservation Officers determined the illegal dumping likely came from the slaughter of poultry.

SPCA returning dog found near Sicamous to rightful owner

Two-year-old German shepherd cross had no identification when found on June 21.

Police respond after bear spray used in altercation at Shuswap 7-Eleven

Sicamous RCMP release individuals involved without charges

RCMP respond after bear spray used in altercation at Sicamous 7-Eleven

Police release individuals involved without charges

Walmart’s plan for trucking yard on Shuswap agricultural land doesn’t fly with CSRD

Columbia Shuswap Regional District staff point out property located in a flood plain

Shuswap history in pictures: Moose Mouse parade

A float rolls through downtown Sicamous in the community’s Moose Mouse parade…

Canada Day parade planned for Sicamous

While most festivities had to be cancelled due to COVID-19 a parade with a long route will go ahead

Sicamous Saturday market back up and running at new location

The weekly artisan market will operate at the Sicamous Senior’s Centre.

South Shuswap businesses ready to welcome out-of-town guests

Optimism grows around easing of travel restrictions though safety measures continue