Sicamous

The Coates’ Marvin the Martian sign that was stolen on Nov. 30, 2022. (Nancy Coates/ Facebook)

Sicamous couple’s iconic sign stolen, theft appears pre-planned

Nancy and Terry Coates offering $50 reward for return of sign in good shape

 

A proposed plan for the layout of the Paradise Motel lot upgrades at 517 Main St., including the temporary RV campground site approved by Sicamous council Nov. 30 2022. (District of Sicamous image)

Sicamous council approves temporary RV campsite at Paradise Motel

Temporary use permit allows RV camping for three years

 

Four evacuation alerts were issued for all residences in the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park during spring/summer 2022. (File photo)

Warning system for landslides in Sicamous to be refined after summer without incident

Four evacuation alerts were issued during the spring and summer

 

Chetwynd, B.C. artist Teigen Gayse cools down the audience with a cover of Harry Styles' Watermelon Sugar during her afternoon performance on day two of the  Monashee Music Festival, Saturday, July 23, 2022. (File photo)

Monashee Music Festival organizer wants more camping options in Sicamous for 2023

Festival’s Andy Bowie addressed council about lack of accommodation, permits

Chetwynd, B.C. artist Teigen Gayse cools down the audience with a cover of Harry Styles' Watermelon Sugar during her afternoon performance on day two of the  Monashee Music Festival, Saturday, July 23, 2022. (File photo)
The District of Sicamous is looking for contractors for its snow removal equipment registry. (District of Sicamous photo)

Contractors wanted for Sicamous snow removal registry

Registrants may be called by district for help during extreme weather

  • Nov 30, 2022
The District of Sicamous is looking for contractors for its snow removal equipment registry. (District of Sicamous photo)
The Sicamous Moose Mouse Parade returned for the B.C. Day long weekend on Saturday, July 30, 2016. (File photo)

Return of Sicamous Moose Mouse Days gaining traction, second meeting planned

District Chamber of Commerce, organizers need community support

The Sicamous Moose Mouse Parade returned for the B.C. Day long weekend on Saturday, July 30, 2016. (File photo)
The R.W. Bruhn House in Sicamous, a site being considered for inclusion in the Sicamous Heritage Registry. (Victoria Simpson photo)

Sicamous historical society calling for submissions of local heritage sites

Heritage sites not about historical time frame but what shaped the community

The R.W. Bruhn House in Sicamous, a site being considered for inclusion in the Sicamous Heritage Registry. (Victoria Simpson photo)
A snowmobiler displays a stunt in one of Sicamous’ popular sledding areas. (Hardliners Photography/ Sled Sicamous website)

SLED Sicamous expecting to groom snowmobile trails early December

Snow bike to be won in group’s Ramp Up the Season raffle

A snowmobiler displays a stunt in one of Sicamous’ popular sledding areas. (Hardliners Photography/ Sled Sicamous website)
Volunteers work in the kitchen at the Sicamous Senior Centre, Dec. 26 2018. (Sicamous and District Seniors Centre Society/ Facebook)

Holiday feast: Sicamous seniors centre bringing back traditional Christmas gathering

Seniors and their families are invited to spend time and dine together

Volunteers work in the kitchen at the Sicamous Senior Centre, Dec. 26 2018. (Sicamous and District Seniors Centre Society/ Facebook)
School District 83 has seen a recent uptick in staff and student absences due to illness. (Victoria_Watercolor/Pixabay photo)

Shuswap schools see uptick in absences due to illness

Interior Health offers guidance on when students should be kept home

School District 83 has seen a recent uptick in staff and student absences due to illness. (Victoria_Watercolor/Pixabay photo)
Gwyneth Gau looks after the Eagle Valley Community Support Society table with hamper applications and raffle gift baskets for the Sicamous Parents and Tots program at the Sicamous Christmas Craft and Trade Fair at Eagle River Secondary, Nov. 19 2022. (Rebecca Willson-Eagle Valley News)

Sicamous support society offers ways to help those in need over the holidays

Upcoming firefighter toy drive, CP Holiday Train opportunities to donate

Gwyneth Gau looks after the Eagle Valley Community Support Society table with hamper applications and raffle gift baskets for the Sicamous Parents and Tots program at the Sicamous Christmas Craft and Trade Fair at Eagle River Secondary, Nov. 19 2022. (Rebecca Willson-Eagle Valley News)
Krista Hyde, right, and her family. Hyde is running Project Santa Sicamous for the second year in 2022. (Contributed)

Project Santa: Sicamous woman organizes second year of hampers for families in need

‘If we all pitch in a little bit, we can make sure that no one goes empty handed’

Krista Hyde, right, and her family. Hyde is running Project Santa Sicamous for the second year in 2022. (Contributed)
Bianca Colonna is the District of Sicamous’ new chief financial officer. (District of Sicamous photo)

New Sicamous chief financial officer eager to help shape the community she loves

‘I am confident the finances of the District of Sicamous are in good hands’

Bianca Colonna is the District of Sicamous’ new chief financial officer. (District of Sicamous photo)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (Drive BC)

Heavy snowfall forecasted from Shuswap to Rogers Pass

Special weather statements in effect for Columbia, North Thompson, Shuswap, and Rogers Pass

Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (Drive BC)
Cortlan Dawydiuk sells his Perler bead Christmas ornaments and decorations at the Christmas Craft and Trade Fair at Eagle River Secondary, Sicamous, Nov. 19 2022. (Rebecca Willson/ Eagle Valley News)

PHOTOS: Annual Sicamous Christmas Craft and Trade Fair

Eagle River Secondary gym overflowed with vendors selling holiday goods

Cortlan Dawydiuk sells his Perler bead Christmas ornaments and decorations at the Christmas Craft and Trade Fair at Eagle River Secondary, Sicamous, Nov. 19 2022. (Rebecca Willson/ Eagle Valley News)
The Sicamous Eagles at Parents’ Weekend, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (Sicamous Eagles/ Facebook)

Sicamous Eagles soar in first game of parents’ weekend

The Eagles beat the Chase Heat 6-1 in Sicamous

The Sicamous Eagles at Parents’ Weekend, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (Sicamous Eagles/ Facebook)
A decorated truck rolls along in the 2016 Sicamous Christmas Light Up Parade. (File photo)

Sicamous to kick off the holiday season with return of Light Up Parade

New parade route covers fresh ground, fire department ready to collect donations

A decorated truck rolls along in the 2016 Sicamous Christmas Light Up Parade. (File photo)
Sicamous Community Health Centre building. (Sicamous Community Health Centre/ Facebook)

Sicamous health clinic reopening after suspicious fire

The clinic was closed for five days with only phone appointments available

Sicamous Community Health Centre building. (Sicamous Community Health Centre/ Facebook)
The Sicamous Fire Department responded to a blaze at the community health centre on Finlayson on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.	(File photo)

UPDATE: Sicamous health centre temporarily closed after suspicious fire

Clinic will be out of commission for several days, phones redirected

The Sicamous Fire Department responded to a blaze at the community health centre on Finlayson on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.	(File photo)
Sicamous veteran Al Stevens gestures for the crowd to finish the Act of Remembrance recitation at the Sicamous Legion Remembrance Day ceremony, Nov. 11. (Rebecca Willson- Eagle Valley News)

PHOTOS: Community gathered for Sicamous Remembrance Day ceremony

‘You don’t have to want a war to have to fight a war’

Sicamous veteran Al Stevens gestures for the crowd to finish the Act of Remembrance recitation at the Sicamous Legion Remembrance Day ceremony, Nov. 11. (Rebecca Willson- Eagle Valley News)