Columbia Shuswap Regional District

Shuswap Tourism marketing co-ordinator Stephanie Goodey and Morgen Matheson, team leader of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District’s Tourism and Film Commission, work to promote the Shuswap and develop tourism throughout the region. (Contributed)

CSRD’s Morgen Matheson aims to get movie productions rolling in the Shuswap

Tourism and Film Commission team leader excited to share local stories with the world

  • May 24, 2022

 

Managing fires in rail cars and other accident scenes will be one of the training workshops available to BC Fire Training Officers at the upcoming convention in Salmon Arm. (BCFTOA photo.)

Firefighters flock to Salmon Arm for six-day training convention

Salmon Arm Fire Department and CSRD Fire Services hosting event

  • May 10, 2022

 

Columbia Shuswap Regional District board supported revisions to owner liability insurance requirements for vacation rental temporary use permits at its April 21 meeting. (File photo)

Columbia Shuswap Regional District changes insurance requirements for vacation rental permits

Minimum liability insurance coverage reduced, covenant protecting CSRD still required

  • May 6, 2022

 

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District has approved a zoning amendment bylaw for a subdivision at Hyde Mountain Golf Course that will accommodate up to 100 lots for seasonal use by recreational vehicles. (File photo)

Approval given for recreational vehicle subdivision at Sicamous golf course

Regional district supports zoning amendment bylaw for development at Hyde Mountain Golf Course

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District has approved a zoning amendment bylaw for a subdivision at Hyde Mountain Golf Course that will accommodate up to 100 lots for seasonal use by recreational vehicles. (File photo)
An evacuation alert was issued for residents of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park on Thursday morning, May 5, 2022. (CSRD map)
An evacuation alert was issued for residents of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park on Thursday morning, May 5, 2022. (CSRD map)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District will proceed with dividing Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) into two electoral areas, each to be represented by its own elected director. (CSRD map)

Referendum results official, South Shuswap to be divided into two electoral areas

Columbia Shuswap Regional District confirms majority vote against incorporation

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District will proceed with dividing Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) into two electoral areas, each to be represented by its own elected director. (CSRD map)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District uses the Alertable app to relay to users notifications about such things as wildfires, landslides, flooding, swimming advisories and boil water notifications. (File photo)

Alertable users in Columbia-Shuswap may receive repeat test message from B.C. Alert Ready system

Province test will interrupt your cell phone, radio and TV broadcasts

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District uses the Alertable app to relay to users notifications about such things as wildfires, landslides, flooding, swimming advisories and boil water notifications. (File photo)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District planned to divide Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) into two electoral areas should voters decide against the proposed incorporation of Sorrento-Blind Bay. (CSRD map)

Letter: Resident relieved by referendum results on Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation

Re: Referendum on incorporation of Sorrento-Blind Bay We are so very fortunate,…

  • May 2, 2022
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District planned to divide Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) into two electoral areas should voters decide against the proposed incorporation of Sorrento-Blind Bay. (CSRD map)
BC Wildfire Service personnel continue to work on the Horseshoe Bay wildfire near Anglemont, which grew Sunday, May 1, from 15.7 to 18.5 hectares. (Allen Douglas/Twitter)

UPDATE: Crews get a hold on blaze burning for 5 days near Anglemont

BC Wildfire Service plans to add personnel to firefighting effort

BC Wildfire Service personnel continue to work on the Horseshoe Bay wildfire near Anglemont, which grew Sunday, May 1, from 15.7 to 18.5 hectares. (Allen Douglas/Twitter)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District planned to divide Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) into two electoral areas should voters decide against the proposed incorporation of Sorrento-Blind Bay. (CSRD map)

Referendum results indicate majority of Sorrento-Blind Bay voters against incorporation

Once results made official, CSRD will proceed to divide South Shuswap into two electoral areas

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District planned to divide Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) into two electoral areas should voters decide against the proposed incorporation of Sorrento-Blind Bay. (CSRD map)
North Shuswap firefighters respond to a blaze near St. Ives on Thursday, April 28, 2022. (Sean Coubrough/Columbia Shuswap Regional District photo)

UPDATE: BC Wildfire Service updates size of North Shuswap wildfire to 15 hectares

Anglemont firefighters assisting BC Wildfire Service crew in attacking blaze

North Shuswap firefighters respond to a blaze near St. Ives on Thursday, April 28, 2022. (Sean Coubrough/Columbia Shuswap Regional District photo)
A photo of the dump, where Weissenborn says you can see the leachate in the rust coloured streak just to the right of the pole. Inset, an adult diaper and an example of the pervasive litter that Weissenborn sees on her property. (Claire Palmer photo, Andrew Weissenborn photo)

Resident, Wildsight take issue with Golden Landfill over environmental concerns

The Ministry of Environment will be doing another inspection this year

A photo of the dump, where Weissenborn says you can see the leachate in the rust coloured streak just to the right of the pole. Inset, an adult diaper and an example of the pervasive litter that Weissenborn sees on her property. (Claire Palmer photo, Andrew Weissenborn photo)
At its April 19 meeting, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District’s board of directors approved the regional district’s 2021 Statement of Financial Information, which includes remuneration totals for staff and elected officials. (File photo)

Columbia Shuswap Regional District report shows pay, expenses for staff, elected officials

Board approves 2021 Statement of Financial Information

  • Apr 27, 2022
At its April 19 meeting, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District’s board of directors approved the regional district’s 2021 Statement of Financial Information, which includes remuneration totals for staff and elected officials. (File photo)
Water flows along a former logging road in an area of concern for BC Timber Sales are captured in this photo shared with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board of directors during its April 21 meeting. (BC Timer Sales photo)

Old logging roads, culverts part of mitigation work planned during salvage harvest near Sicamous

BC Timber Sales responds to debris flow concerns in wildfire-damaged watersheds

Water flows along a former logging road in an area of concern for BC Timber Sales are captured in this photo shared with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board of directors during its April 21 meeting. (BC Timer Sales photo)
A slide shared with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board at its April 21 meeting shows areas along Highway 1 where delays can be expected. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure image)

Expect delays: Summer Highway 1 projects from Kamloops to Alberta shared with regional district

Okanagan Shuswap District manager says number of projects, delays similar to last year

A slide shared with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board at its April 21 meeting shows areas along Highway 1 where delays can be expected. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure image)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District’s chief administrative officer Charles Hamilton is retiring on April 30, 2022. (CSRD photo)

Columbia Shuswap Regional District board pays tribute to outgoing administrator

Charles Hamilton has served as CSRD’s chief administrative officer for 13-plus years

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District’s chief administrative officer Charles Hamilton is retiring on April 30, 2022. (CSRD photo)
Advanced voting on the proposed Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation takes place April 20, with voting day set for April 30 (CSRD map)

Letter: Writer defends voices opposed to Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation

Re: Letter: Misinformation around Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation a concern I agree with…

  • Apr 19, 2022
Advanced voting on the proposed Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation takes place April 20, with voting day set for April 30 (CSRD map)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District has released housing needs assessment reports for Electoral Area F (North Shuswap), as well as electoral areas B (Rural Revelstoke) and D (Falkland, Deep Creek and Salmon Valley). (Google Earth image)

Lack of affordable homes, rentals a challenge for rural Shuswap communities

Housing needs reports for North Shuswap and Falkland/Deep Creek/Salmon Valley released

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District has released housing needs assessment reports for Electoral Area F (North Shuswap), as well as electoral areas B (Rural Revelstoke) and D (Falkland, Deep Creek and Salmon Valley). (Google Earth image)
A new early warning system is being launched for residents of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park in response to a heightened risk of landslides in the Wiseman Creek area. (File photo)

Sicamous mobile home park residents asked to alert neighbours in event of evacuation

Public meeting offers update on new early warning system for Wiseman Creek area

A new early warning system is being launched for residents of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park in response to a heightened risk of landslides in the Wiseman Creek area. (File photo)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District board has recommended the proposed incorporation of a new Sorrento-Blind Bay municipality go to referendum. (Google Earth image)

Letter: Misinformation around Sorrento-Blind Bay incorporation a concern

Writer encourages voters to ‘get the facts’

  • Apr 3, 2022
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District board has recommended the proposed incorporation of a new Sorrento-Blind Bay municipality go to referendum. (Google Earth image)