Sicamous

Sicamous Eagles games this season will streamed at www.hockeytv.com (Sicamous Eagles/Facebook)

Sicamous Eagles win regular season opener

The Eagles beat the Golden Rockets on the road on Nov. 13.

 

RCMP officers ended a pursuit Nov. 9, 2020 using a spike belt near Revelstoke. (Black Press - file photo)

Police pursuit ends with spike belt near Revelstoke

The immobilized vehicle fails to stop for police near Salmon Arm before racing east

 

Nicole Bell, one of the women missing from the Shuswap, has been missing since Sept. 2, 2017. (Photo contributed)

Mother implores people to not forget daughter missing in Shuswap

The birthday of Nicole Bell, one of four women missing in region, is fast approaching

 

Nicole Bell, one of the women missing from the Shuswap, has been missing since Sept. 2, 2017. (Contributed)

Mother implores people to not forget daughter missing in Shuswap

The birthday of Nicole Bell, one of four women missing in region, is fast approaching

Nicole Bell, one of the women missing from the Shuswap, has been missing since Sept. 2, 2017. (Contributed)
Sicamous resident Paige Mounce says she has found numerous sick mice and rodents on her property. She wants the district to get started with a non-chemical treatment program so that other animals that might eat the poisoned rodents do not get sick. (Paige Mounce-Facebook)

Numerous rat complaints in Sicamous prompt look at pest control options

Resident warns chemical treatment dangerous to pets, livestock, wildlife

Sicamous resident Paige Mounce says she has found numerous sick mice and rodents on her property. She wants the district to get started with a non-chemical treatment program so that other animals that might eat the poisoned rodents do not get sick. (Paige Mounce-Facebook)
Retired Sicamous United Church minister and author Juanita Austin will be signing her new book, Cup of Wine and a Piece of Bread, at Bookingham Palace in the Mall at Piccadilly on Saturday, Nov. 7. (Contributed)

Retired Shuswap United Church minister shares songs, stories of healing and hope

Juanita Austin to hold signing of her new book on Nov. 7 in Salmon Arm

Retired Sicamous United Church minister and author Juanita Austin will be signing her new book, Cup of Wine and a Piece of Bread, at Bookingham Palace in the Mall at Piccadilly on Saturday, Nov. 7. (Contributed)
A man charged with aggravated assault in an April 2, 2019 stabbing in Sicamous was sentenced at the Salmon Arm Law Courts on Oct. 13, 2020. (File photo)

Man under meth psychosis who stabbed mother sentenced in Shuswap

Several people witnessed 2019 stabbing in Sicamous, man apologizes to mother in court

A man charged with aggravated assault in an April 2, 2019 stabbing in Sicamous was sentenced at the Salmon Arm Law Courts on Oct. 13, 2020. (File photo)
A man charged with aggravated assault in an April 2, 2019 stabbing in Sicamous was sentenced at the Salmon Arm Law Courts on Oct. 13, 2020. (File photo)

Man under meth psychosis who stabbed mother sentenced in Salmon Arm

Several people witnessed 2019 stabbing in Sicamous, man apologizes to mother in court

A man charged with aggravated assault in an April 2, 2019 stabbing in Sicamous was sentenced at the Salmon Arm Law Courts on Oct. 13, 2020. (File photo)
Ivan and Jamie Gracia represent for Mexico at last year’s Gathering Together Multicultural Festival in Salmon Arm. The two operate Salmon Arm restaurant Cantina Vallarta. This summer, Ivan opened new Mexican restaurants in Sicamous and Lake Country. (File photo)

Salmon Arm restaurateur brings taste of Mexico to Sicamous and Lake Country

Cantina Vallarta owner Ivan Gracia embraces opportunities amid pandemic

Ivan and Jamie Gracia represent for Mexico at last year’s Gathering Together Multicultural Festival in Salmon Arm. The two operate Salmon Arm restaurant Cantina Vallarta. This summer, Ivan opened new Mexican restaurants in Sicamous and Lake Country. (File photo)
The sale of the Waterway Houseboats property in December 2019 resulted in the payment of over $80,000 in back taxes to the District of Sicamous. (File photo)

Sale of Waterway Houseboats property covered taxes owed to Sicamous

Statement in response to Facebook post clarifies that no outstanding taxes remain.

The sale of the Waterway Houseboats property in December 2019 resulted in the payment of over $80,000 in back taxes to the District of Sicamous. (File photo)
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure anticipates construction of the Bruhn Bridge replacement will begin in 2021. (File photo)

Sicamous mayor hopeful Highway 1 bridge replacement remains a priority after election

Construction of Bruhn Bridge replacement was initially to commence in 2020

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure anticipates construction of the Bruhn Bridge replacement will begin in 2021. (File photo)
Sicamous history in pictures: boat parade

Sicamous history in pictures: boat parade

Vintage houseboat floats through Sicamous Narrows.

  • Sep 25, 2020
Sicamous history in pictures: boat parade
Roof drainage and other improvements were made at Parkview Elementary over the summer to address moisture concerns that forced the Sicamous school’s closure in September 2019. (File photo)

Heating, flooring, other projects prepare Shuswap schools for reopening

School District #83 staff comfortable with work done at Parkview to address moisture issues

Roof drainage and other improvements were made at Parkview Elementary over the summer to address moisture concerns that forced the Sicamous school’s closure in September 2019. (File photo)
Grass grows through cracks in the concrete at Sicamous’ public tennis courts adjacent to Eagle River Secondary. The District of Sicamous has asked School District#83 to partner on a grant application to repair and reconfigure the courts to create a new sports complex. (Lachlan Labere-Eagle Valley News)

School District #83 asked to partner on proposed Sicamous sports complex

District of Sicamous wishes to apply for $600,000 infrastructure project grant

Grass grows through cracks in the concrete at Sicamous’ public tennis courts adjacent to Eagle River Secondary. The District of Sicamous has asked School District#83 to partner on a grant application to repair and reconfigure the courts to create a new sports complex. (Lachlan Labere-Eagle Valley News)
Brayden Haskell of the Sicamous Eagles slips a shot by Adam Ferreira of the Kamloops storm during the Eagles’ 7-4 home win on Sunday, Feb. 9. (Clancy Whiteside/ Eagle Valley News)

Sicamous Eagles draft forward from team that won’t play in coming season

Three KIJHL squads are opting out of the 2020/21 season which will be shorter due to COVID-19.

Brayden Haskell of the Sicamous Eagles slips a shot by Adam Ferreira of the Kamloops storm during the Eagles’ 7-4 home win on Sunday, Feb. 9. (Clancy Whiteside/ Eagle Valley News)
Marco Bieri poses by his bicycle in Sicamous following a five-day ride, done largely over trails and backroads, from Vancouver between July 24 and 29, 2020. (Contributed)

Vancouver to Sicamous: a backroads journey by bicycle

Marco Bieri discovers backcountry via trails, logging and mining roads

Marco Bieri poses by his bicycle in Sicamous following a five-day ride, done largely over trails and backroads, from Vancouver between July 24 and 29, 2020. (Contributed)
Marco Bieri poses by his bicycle in Sicamous following a five-day ride, done largely over trails and backroads, from Vancouver between July 24 and 29, 2020. (Contributed)

Vancouver to Sicamous: a backroads journey by bicycle

Marco Bieri discovers backcountry via trails, logging and mining roads

Marco Bieri poses by his bicycle in Sicamous following a five-day ride, done largely over trails and backroads, from Vancouver between July 24 and 29, 2020. (Contributed)
Cloth or disposable face masks provide means layer of protection in response to COVID-19. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Sicamous asks people to use face masks, not police others

Face masks recommended for any indoor public place where physical distancing isn’t possible

Cloth or disposable face masks provide means layer of protection in response to COVID-19. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Single-lane alternating traffic can be expected over the Solsqua-Sicamous bridge after the Labour Day weekend as work gets underway on its replacement. (File photo)

Bridge replacement to get underway in Sicamous

Three projects, including the replacement of the Solsqua-Sicamous bridge, may affect traffic

Single-lane alternating traffic can be expected over the Solsqua-Sicamous bridge after the Labour Day weekend as work gets underway on its replacement. (File photo)
Jaxon Danilec tries to strip the puck away from a Kelowna Chiefs player before Cole Steinke makes a pad save. Danilec was one of the top scoring rookies in the KIJHL in the 2019/2020 season. (Dunsmoor Creative/KIJHL)

Sicamous Eagles’ Jaxon Danilec moving on to Alberta Junior A team

Following a divisional MVP performance, the Olds Grizzlys came calling

Jaxon Danilec tries to strip the puck away from a Kelowna Chiefs player before Cole Steinke makes a pad save. Danilec was one of the top scoring rookies in the KIJHL in the 2019/2020 season. (Dunsmoor Creative/KIJHL)