Sicamous

A concept rendering of the proposed seven-unit, two-storey development at 1129 Riverside Ave. in Sicamous. (District of Sicamous graphic)

Proposed luxury development in Sicamous sparks parking concerns

Seven-unit commercial-residential building planned for Riverside Avenue

 

Salmon Arm Minor Hockey’s Roy Sakaki presents Wayne March with some gifts for his retirement, including a crutch and an old hockey stick, during a surprise presentation outside the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: Community offers surprise send off to Sicamous arena manager Wayne March

Former Sicamous Eagles general manager also managed rec centre for 13 years

 

Willow’s owner, April Levasseur, shortly after closing time on June 2 in Sicamous. (Zachary Roman - Eagle Valley News)

Entrepreneur takes root on Sicamous’ Main Street with women’s clothing boutique

April Levasseur owned her own architectural design business before opening Willow

 

Pete Martin sits aboard the old Ogopogo boat in this photo, circa 1955, from the Sicamous and District Museum and Historical Society Photograph Collection.

Sicamous history in pictures: Ogopogo boat

Photo taken circa 1955

  • Jun 4, 2021
Pete Martin sits aboard the old Ogopogo boat in this photo, circa 1955, from the Sicamous and District Museum and Historical Society Photograph Collection.
A preliminary drawing of what the proposed residential building might look like next to the Best Western. (District of Sicamous image)

Six-storey, 40-unit residential building proposed in Sicamous near Highway 1

Coun. Jeff Mallmes said the town needs more low-cost rentals for workers

A preliminary drawing of what the proposed residential building might look like next to the Best Western. (District of Sicamous image)
The proposed RV resort would be situated on the 21.36 hectare (.21 square-kilometre) portion of land represented by the light blue part of this map. (District of Sicamous image)

350 unit RV resort proposed for Old Town Bay in Sicamous

District committee members suggest units should be available for camping

The proposed RV resort would be situated on the 21.36 hectare (.21 square-kilometre) portion of land represented by the light blue part of this map. (District of Sicamous image)
Work is being done on the future RW Bruhn Bridge in this photo, with the CP bridge in the background. A plaque on the bridge states it was originally named the Sicamous Narrows Bridge, and that it opened in 1962 (renamed the RW Bruhn Bridge in July 1963).<em> Sicamous and District Museum and Historical Society Photograph Collection. </em>

Sicamous history in pictures: Bridge construction

Image shows construction of future Bruhn Bridge.

  • May 28, 2021
Work is being done on the future RW Bruhn Bridge in this photo, with the CP bridge in the background. A plaque on the bridge states it was originally named the Sicamous Narrows Bridge, and that it opened in 1962 (renamed the RW Bruhn Bridge in July 1963).<em> Sicamous and District Museum and Historical Society Photograph Collection. </em>
District of Sicamous council gave third reading to a Good Neighbour Bylaw that addresses “unsightly” and “nuisance” properties, as well as noise concerns and issues relating to rodents and vermin. (File photo)

Escalating fines part of Sicamous bylaw targeting unsightly premises

Good Neighbour Bylaw also addresses ‘unreasonable noise’

District of Sicamous council gave third reading to a Good Neighbour Bylaw that addresses “unsightly” and “nuisance” properties, as well as noise concerns and issues relating to rodents and vermin. (File photo)
Anika Kennedy’s red and black plaid matches Zeth Oberle-Spyker’s red bandana and black hat combo on May 26 at Parkview Elementary School. (Contributed)

Photos: Students say ‘howdy’ to Western Day at Sicamous’ Parkview Elementary

On Wednesday, May 26, Parkview Elementary School students got dressed up in…

Anika Kennedy’s red and black plaid matches Zeth Oberle-Spyker’s red bandana and black hat combo on May 26 at Parkview Elementary School. (Contributed)
The female passenger in a vehicle which crashed near Sicamous on May 20, 2021 was pronounced dead at the scene. (File photo)

Watchdog probes Shuswap RCMP attempted traffic stop that ends in fatal crash

Female passenger killed, male driver sustains serious injuries in incident near Sicamous

The female passenger in a vehicle which crashed near Sicamous on May 20, 2021 was pronounced dead at the scene. (File photo)
The female passenger in a vehicle which crashed near Sicamous on May 20, 2021 was pronounced dead at the scene. (File photo)
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Watchdog probes Shuswap RCMP attempted traffic stop that ends in fatal crash

Female passenger killed, male driver sustains serious injuries in incident near Sicamous

The female passenger in a vehicle which crashed near Sicamous on May 20, 2021 was pronounced dead at the scene. (File photo)
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Highway 1 was closed in both direction for several hours May 20/May 21 due to a vehicle incident in Sicamous. (Drive BC image)

Trans-Canada Highway reopens in Shuswap after lengthy closure

Vehicle incident in Sicamous closes Highway 1 overnight May 20/21

Highway 1 was closed in both direction for several hours May 20/May 21 due to a vehicle incident in Sicamous. (Drive BC image)
Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control as Highway 1 has been closed in both directions at Sicamous beginning about 5 p.m. May 20, 2021. Drive BC states Highway 97A and Highway 97B are suggested as detours. (Drive BC image)

Motor vehicle incident closes Trans-Canada Highway in Sicamous

Drive BC advises motorists to take Highway 97A westbound or Highway 97B eastbound

Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control as Highway 1 has been closed in both directions at Sicamous beginning about 5 p.m. May 20, 2021. Drive BC states Highway 97A and Highway 97B are suggested as detours. (Drive BC image)
Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control as Highway 1 has been closed in both directions at Sicamous beginning about 5 p.m. May 20, 2021. Drive BC states Highway 97A and Highway 97B are suggested as detours. (Drive BC image)

Motor vehicle incident closes Trans-Canada Highway at Sicamous

Drive BC advises motorists to take Highway 97A westbound or Highway 97B eastbound

Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control as Highway 1 has been closed in both directions at Sicamous beginning about 5 p.m. May 20, 2021. Drive BC states Highway 97A and Highway 97B are suggested as detours. (Drive BC image)
A portion of railing along the Bruhn Bridge that was destroyed in motor-vehicle collision is to be repaired this summer. A portable barrier is currently blocking the missing railing to protect those using the sidewalk. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Repair of sidewalk railing along Highway 1 bridge at Sicamous planned for summer

Railing damaged on day when two motor-vehicle collisions occurred on Bruhn Bridge

A portion of railing along the Bruhn Bridge that was destroyed in motor-vehicle collision is to be repaired this summer. A portable barrier is currently blocking the missing railing to protect those using the sidewalk. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
At its May 12
meeting, the District of Sicamous 
development and planning committee offered comment on a proposed 
subdivision of the Paradise Motel 
property on Main Street. (District of Sicamous graphic)

Sicamous hotelier seeks subdivision of Main Street property

Airbnb concerns raised at district development and planning committee

At its May 12
meeting, the District of Sicamous 
development and planning committee offered comment on a proposed 
subdivision of the Paradise Motel 
property on Main Street. (District of Sicamous graphic)
Sgt. Murray McNeil of the Sicamous RCMP. (File photo)

Anticipating busy summer, Sicamous RCMP taking ‘realistic’ approach to COVID-19 restrictions

Enforcing physical distancing on beaches reminds sergeant of scene from Jaws

Sgt. Murray McNeil of the Sicamous RCMP. (File photo)
Sgt. Murray McNeil of the Sicamous RCMP. (File photo)

Anticipating busy summer, Sicamous RCMP taking ‘realistic’ approach to COVID-19 restrictions

Enforcing physical distancing on beaches reminds sergeant of scene from Jaws

Sgt. Murray McNeil of the Sicamous RCMP. (File photo)
Two people were killed in an April 6 collision on Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm. (RCMP Image)

RCMP correct cause of fatal April 6 collision on Highway 1 near Sicamous

Crash resulted in the deaths of both drivers involved

Two people were killed in an April 6 collision on Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm. (RCMP Image)
Completion of the Solsqua-Sicamous Bridge isn’t expected until spring 2022. (District of Sicamous photo)

Sicamous bridge completion pushed to spring 2022

Overnight crossing delays expected at Solsqua-Sicamous Bridge, May 19-21

Completion of the Solsqua-Sicamous Bridge isn’t expected until spring 2022. (District of Sicamous photo)