Zachary Roman

A section of burned forest in the midst of the Two Mile Road wildfire on July 21, 2021. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

Regional district against Sicamous salvage logging that would up debris flow risk

Engineering firm finds leaving burnt trees in place has considerable ecological value

A section of burned forest in the midst of the Two Mile Road wildfire on July 21, 2021. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)
Parkview Elementary School students will be able to skate for free thanks to grant-in-aid funding. (File photo)

Past free skating for Sicamous elementary school students provided in error

Parkview parent advisory council secured $7,000 so it could offer skating at no charge

Parkview Elementary School students will be able to skate for free thanks to grant-in-aid funding. (File photo)
Fitness equipment at the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre will soon be replaced. (File photo)

‘Woefully inadequate’ fitness equipment at Sicamous rec centre to be replaced

$67,000 from Electoral Area E community works funds to be used to buy new equipment

Fitness equipment at the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre will soon be replaced. (File photo)
The Ranchero Deep Creek firehall in October 2018. (File photo)

Ranchero Deep Creek Firehall to receive energy-efficient upgrades

Electoral Area D director Rene Talbot said supporting volunteer firefighters is important

The Ranchero Deep Creek firehall in October 2018. (File photo)
A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Salmon Arm at the intersection of Highway 1 and Shuswap Street NE on Feb. 16, 2022. (File photo)

Salmon Arm pedestrian struck by vehicle, taken to hospital with serious injuries

Pedestrian was hit at the intersection of Highway 1 and Shuswap Street NE

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Salmon Arm at the intersection of Highway 1 and Shuswap Street NE on Feb. 16, 2022. (File photo)
A woman and her child were killed in a collision on Highway 1 near Sicamous on Feb. 17, 2022. (File photo)

Collision on Highway 1 near Sicamous kills Okanagan Falls woman and her child

Collision occurred near Kerr Road around 9 a.m. yesterday

A woman and her child were killed in a collision on Highway 1 near Sicamous on Feb. 17, 2022. (File photo)
Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed over the summer are where a debris flow is likely to begin. (BGC Engineering photo)

Support denied for debris flow mitigation options proposed for Sicamous mobile park

Columbia Shuswap Regional District hopes to implement early warning system by April 1

Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed over the summer are where a debris flow is likely to begin. (BGC Engineering photo)
Harold Fitzpatrick of Sicamous won $50,000 from a scratch and win ticket. (BCLC photo)

Sicamous man wins $50K on scratch and win ticket

Harold Fitzpatrick bought his ticket at Eagle Valley Pharmacy

Harold Fitzpatrick of Sicamous won $50,000 from a scratch and win ticket. (BCLC photo)
Sicamous Councillor Colleen Anderson said the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program could help businesses in the tourism sector find employees. (File photo)

Sicamous supportive of immigration program that could help businesses find employees

Council would like to see Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program expand to Shuswap

Sicamous Councillor Colleen Anderson said the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program could help businesses in the tourism sector find employees. (File photo)
Joseph Jankowski scored his first KIJHL goal against the 100 Mile House Wranglers on Feb. 15, 2022. (Sicamous Eagles image)

Malakwa’s Joseph Jankowski scores first KIJHL goal in 5-4 Sicamous Eagles loss

The 100 Mile House Wranglers scored a late-third period goal to beat the Eagles

Joseph Jankowski scored his first KIJHL goal against the 100 Mile House Wranglers on Feb. 15, 2022. (Sicamous Eagles image)
A family visiting Tsútswecw Provincial Park in Columbia Shuswap Regional District Electoral Area F. (Viktoria Haack photo)

The Shuswap ranks high on list of most-loved Canadian destinations

Tourism Sentiment Index uses artificial intelligence to gather and analyze data

A family visiting Tsútswecw Provincial Park in Columbia Shuswap Regional District Electoral Area F. (Viktoria Haack photo)
A B.C. Air Ambulance was dispatched to Salmon Arm Sunday, Feb. 13, shortly before 12 p.m., to pick up a man who was struck by a train. (File photo)

Man hit by train in Salmon Arm suffered extensive injuries, still in hospital

Canadian Pacific Police Service continuing investigation into the incident

A B.C. Air Ambulance was dispatched to Salmon Arm Sunday, Feb. 13, shortly before 12 p.m., to pick up a man who was struck by a train. (File photo)
Sicamous Eagles goalie Gage Reimer and defenceman Jace Ticknor coaching the Sicamous U9 Junior Eagles. (Sicamous Eagles image)

Snapshot: Two Sicamous Eagles coach community’s young hockey players

The Eagles are collecting donations for the food bank before Tuesday night’s game

Sicamous Eagles goalie Gage Reimer and defenceman Jace Ticknor coaching the Sicamous U9 Junior Eagles. (Sicamous Eagles image)
From left: Captains Stone Olson, Will Campbell and Kylana Farn, Deputy Chief Norm Nelson. (Malakwa Fire Department image)

Malakwa Fire Department celebrates promotions, upgraded firehall

Captain Norm Nelson was promoted to deputy chief

From left: Captains Stone Olson, Will Campbell and Kylana Farn, Deputy Chief Norm Nelson. (Malakwa Fire Department image)
Registered technologist of radiology Tarryl Hartling with the new X-ray machine at the Chase Health Centre. (Interior Health image)

Chase Health Centre gets new ‘state-of-the-art’ X-ray machine

Machine began serving patients on Jan. 31

Registered technologist of radiology Tarryl Hartling with the new X-ray machine at the Chase Health Centre. (Interior Health image)
The Sicamous Eagles warm up before their game against Princeton on Feb. 11, 2022. (Sicamous Eagles image)

2 goals in 21 seconds help Sicamous Eagles defeat Princeton Posse 6-3

The Eagles got two quick goals at the end of the second period

The Sicamous Eagles warm up before their game against Princeton on Feb. 11, 2022. (Sicamous Eagles image)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say stopped a penalty shot and 48 of 50 shots overall in an 8-2 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Feb. 11, 2022. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks score 8 goals in victory over Trail Smoke Eaters

Goals were scored by eight different Silverbacks players

Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Owen Say stopped a penalty shot and 48 of 50 shots overall in an 8-2 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Feb. 11, 2022. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)
A Sicamous resident wants the speed limit for Highway 1 to be reduced in district limits. (File photo)

Sicamous resident wants Highway 1 speed limit reduced in district limits

Council to submit request for speed limit reduction to Ministry of Transportation

A Sicamous resident wants the speed limit for Highway 1 to be reduced in district limits. (File photo)
A black and white example of a B.C. Dangerous Goods Prohibition Sign. (B.C. Government image)

Sicamous council wants commercial traffic hauling dangerous goods off of Hwy. 97A

Councillor calls highway ‘inadequately designed for commercial transport’

A black and white example of a B.C. Dangerous Goods Prohibition Sign. (B.C. Government image)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks left-winger Brandon Santa Juana. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks concede late third period goal to Prince George, lose 4-2

The Silverbacks are currently in second place in the BCHL’s Interior Division

Salmon Arm Silverbacks left-winger Brandon Santa Juana. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)