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District of Sicamous bylaw amendment allows for waiving of fines for property owners unable to connect to sewer.

Relief available for non-compliance fine

District can waive fine for properties unable to connect to sewer.

District of Sicamous bylaw amendment allows for waiving of fines for property owners unable to connect to sewer.
Salmon Arm firefighters put out a fire at 17th Street NE  residence on Dec. 18

Local family suffers second house fire

Family grateful for firefighters and community’s support.

Salmon Arm firefighters put out a fire at 17th Street NE  residence on Dec. 18
Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo's constituency information sign seen along Highway 1 in Canoe on Thursday

Constituency signs removed amid confusion

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo's highway signs criticized as misleading.

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo's constituency information sign seen along Highway 1 in Canoe on Thursday
A summary of the recent public engagement  on the proposed Bruhn Bridge replacement options shows the five-lane Option 2 as having the most support.

Public favours five-lane option to replace Bruhn Bridge.

B.C. government releases results of public engagement exercise on Sicamous bridge replacement options.

A summary of the recent public engagement  on the proposed Bruhn Bridge replacement options shows the five-lane Option 2 as having the most support.
The District of Sicamous is hosting a town hall meeting on the Bruhn Bridge options on Feb. 21 at Eagle River Secondary.

Ministry unable to attend Bruhn Bridge meeting

Questions asked at meeting will be forwarded to Ministry of Transportation staff, who are unable to attend.

The District of Sicamous is hosting a town hall meeting on the Bruhn Bridge options on Feb. 21 at Eagle River Secondary.
Sicamous Eagles

Eagles stampeded in 12-1 loss to Wranglers

The Sicamous Eagles couldn’t get a break last week, at home or on the road.

Sicamous Eagles
Britton Hutchinson is a heart transplant recipient.

Family grateful for organ donation

February is a special month for Teri Hutchinson and her daughter Britton, who received a heart transplant last September.

Britton Hutchinson is a heart transplant recipient.
Updated census data shows most Shuswap communities seeing an increase in population.

Shuswap communities see population increase

Current census data shows most Shuswap communities following national trend of increasing populations.

Updated census data shows most Shuswap communities seeing an increase in population.
WakeRide BC comes to Sicamous this summer.

Wakeboard event coming to Sicamous

The annual professional wakeboard competition will make its inaugural run in Sicamous this year.

WakeRide BC comes to Sicamous this summer.
School District #83 trustee Mike McKay has offered an alternative to closing Parkview Elementary that will be up for discussion following the Feb. 14 school board meeting at Eagle River Secondary

Alternative to closure considered for Parkview Elementary

Trustee suggests dividing Sicamous schools by Grades K-5 and 6-12.

School District #83 trustee Mike McKay has offered an alternative to closing Parkview Elementary that will be up for discussion following the Feb. 14 school board meeting at Eagle River Secondary
Multiple bullet holes are left in a vehicle at the Xcalibur car wash where police shot a suspect attempting to flee early Monday

Man shot by police facing numerous charges

Charges include dangerous operation of motor vehicle and willfully resisting or obstructing a police officer.

Multiple bullet holes are left in a vehicle at the Xcalibur car wash where police shot a suspect attempting to flee early Monday
A recent report on the one-year trial for allowing dog walking on the foreshore trail shows that compliance with the regulations has increased since leashed pets have been permitted.

Decision to allow dogs has been a boost for the foreshore trail

Since the decision to allow leashed dogs on the popular trail, the number of people breaking the rules has dropped.

A recent report on the one-year trial for allowing dog walking on the foreshore trail shows that compliance with the regulations has increased since leashed pets have been permitted.
A Malakwa man has been charged in the stabbing of a relative.

Sicamous officer earns recognition

A Sicamous RCMP constable is to be honoured for keeping drunk drivers off the road.

A Malakwa man has been charged in the stabbing of a relative.
Sicamous Mayor Terry Rysz and Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo officially open the Highway 97A roundabout in November 2016.

Difficult bridges to cross in 2017

Sicamous mayor proud of accomplishments in 2016, sees challenges ahead.

Sicamous Mayor Terry Rysz and Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo officially open the Highway 97A roundabout in November 2016.
Williams Lake's Brock Hoyer is one of the skilled snow bike riders to headline the Ripped Snow Bike Tour coming to Sicamous.

Ripped Snow Bike Tour coming to Sicamous

Event will feature demonstrations, training and other activities involving some of the best snow bike riders in Canada.

Williams Lake's Brock Hoyer is one of the skilled snow bike riders to headline the Ripped Snow Bike Tour coming to Sicamous.
A Malakwa man has been charged in the stabbing of a relative.

Man stabbed in altercation with relative

Malakwa man facing charges after stabbing at Bloomquist Road residence.

A Malakwa man has been charged in the stabbing of a relative.
The Sicamous Eagles’ Tyler Collens scrambles for the puck during Saturday’s home game versus the North Okanagan Knights.

Eagles have rough start to new year

Wranglers deliver 4-0 shutout, followed by 7-4 home-ice loss to North Okanagan Knights.

The Sicamous Eagles’ Tyler Collens scrambles for the puck during Saturday’s home game versus the North Okanagan Knights.
Most Shuswap residential property owners will see a boost in their assessed property values from BC Assessment.

Residential property values on the rise

Assessed residential property values in the Shuswap continue to be trending upwards.

Most Shuswap residential property owners will see a boost in their assessed property values from BC Assessment.
Eagle River Secondary closed today due to a heating system failure.

UPDATE: School to reopen Thursday

Eagle River Secondary students can return to class on Thursday.

Eagle River Secondary closed today due to a heating system failure.
William and Katie Souza hold their new son

Shuswap’s New Year’s baby surprises parents

Nathaniel Souza’s early arrival to the world has earned him the honour of being the Shuswap’s New Year’s Baby.

William and Katie Souza hold their new son