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Several commercial tractor trailer units can be seen in this RCMP drone image of the Saturday, Jan. 8, collision on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm. (RCMP photo)

Year in Review: The Eagle Valley News looks back at headlines from January 2022

In this issue, the Eagle Valley News looks back at the stories…

  • Jan 2, 2023
Several commercial tractor trailer units can be seen in this RCMP drone image of the Saturday, Jan. 8, collision on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm. (RCMP photo)
The well-known Burner Bar and Grille is open until Dec. 31 2022 to engage interested potential buyers, as the property is currently for sale. (File photo)

One-of-a-kind Sicamous Burner Grille reopens for limited time

Owner looking for potential new buyers for unique restaurant

The well-known Burner Bar and Grille is open until Dec. 31 2022 to engage interested potential buyers, as the property is currently for sale. (File photo)
The Sicamous Visitor Experience Guide was printed and reprinted in 2022 as well as downloaded more than 400 times. (District of Sicamous Development Corporation image)

District of Sicamous Development Corporation looks at workforce shortages, internet issues

Presentation to council included report on popular visitors guide, hotel tax revenue

The Sicamous Visitor Experience Guide was printed and reprinted in 2022 as well as downloaded more than 400 times. (District of Sicamous Development Corporation image)
The District of Sicamous Chamber of Commerce saw a successful 2022. (File photo)

Sicamous Chamber of Commerce bounces back in 2022

Events return and chamber helps businesses thrive after pandemic

The District of Sicamous Chamber of Commerce saw a successful 2022. (File photo)
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Sicamous street lights will be replaced by LEDs in the new year

New bulbs will comply with federal replacement rule regarding PCBs

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Teddy bears and stuffed animals collected by the Sicamous Eagles on Teddy Bear Toss game night, Dec. 16 2022. (Sicamous Eagles/ Facebook)

Sicamous Eagles fans come bearing gifts, clothing for last home game of 2022

Eagles lose to Revelstoke rivals after 8-round shootout

Teddy bears and stuffed animals collected by the Sicamous Eagles on Teddy Bear Toss game night, Dec. 16 2022. (Sicamous Eagles/ Facebook)
Owners from the Legacy on Mara shared their views on the MUR-2 (multi-unit residential – seasonal accommodation) zoning proposed by the District of Sicamous for the property at 326 Mara Lake Lane. (Google image)

Sicamous council gives proposed zoning bylaw third reading for second time

Public hearing dominated by stratas’ differing views on short-term rentals

Owners from the Legacy on Mara shared their views on the MUR-2 (multi-unit residential – seasonal accommodation) zoning proposed by the District of Sicamous for the property at 326 Mara Lake Lane. (Google image)
Sicamous Fire Department provided assistance to the Columbia Shuswap Regional District during a fire in Malakwa during the early hours of Thursday, Dec. 15. (File photo)

‘Nothing left to save’: Building in Malakwa destroyed by fire

CP Rail crews spot fire while travelling on train near Sicamous

Sicamous Fire Department provided assistance to the Columbia Shuswap Regional District during a fire in Malakwa during the early hours of Thursday, Dec. 15. (File photo)
The CP Holiday Train rolls into Canoe on Thursday evening, Dec. 15, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

More than $15,000 donated between Salmon Arm and Sicamous during CP Holiday Train stops

Crowds entertained during stops by Mackenzie Porter and Virginia to Vegas

The CP Holiday Train rolls into Canoe on Thursday evening, Dec. 15, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
A conceptual design of the Shuswap Healing Centre being constructed at 200 Main St. (District of Sicamous image)

Construction of Shuswap Healing Centre delayed after artifacts found on Sicamous site

Discovery means further permits have to be applied for

A conceptual design of the Shuswap Healing Centre being constructed at 200 Main St. (District of Sicamous image)
A custom 18-foot home from Your Tiny Homes Inc. was the model used in a presentation at the Dec. 7 Sicamous Planning and Development Committee meeting, about possibly allowing such homes at 1005 Riverside Ave. (Summit Tiny Homes photo)

Sicamous committee contemplates tiny homes on Riverside Avenue

Pros and cons of tiny home rentals discussed

A custom 18-foot home from Your Tiny Homes Inc. was the model used in a presentation at the Dec. 7 Sicamous Planning and Development Committee meeting, about possibly allowing such homes at 1005 Riverside Ave. (Summit Tiny Homes photo)
Sicamous Beach Park is one of the public recreation sites included in the Parks and Trails Master Plan presented at the Planning and Development Committee meeting on Dec. 7, 2022. (File photo)

Safer highway crossings, trail system connections among key input for Sicamous parks plan

8 types of parks identified, winter use park designation important

Sicamous Beach Park is one of the public recreation sites included in the Parks and Trails Master Plan presented at the Planning and Development Committee meeting on Dec. 7, 2022. (File photo)
The chief election officer for the CSRD did not conduct an unofficial election recount for the Oct. 15 Electoral Area E local election. (File photo)

Shuswap candidate defeated by four votes says recount request ‘essentially ignored’

Unofficial recount up to election officer’s discretion, candidates responsible for judicial recount

The chief election officer for the CSRD did not conduct an unofficial election recount for the Oct. 15 Electoral Area E local election. (File photo)
Sicamous council, from left: Couns. Bob Evans, Siobhan Rich, Malcolm Makayev, Mayor Colleen Anderson, Couns. Gord Bushell, Pam Beech and Ian Baillie. (District of Sicamous photo)

Sicamous council appoints board and committee reps

Some appointments changed at Nov. 30 meeting due to scheduling conflicts

Sicamous council, from left: Couns. Bob Evans, Siobhan Rich, Malcolm Makayev, Mayor Colleen Anderson, Couns. Gord Bushell, Pam Beech and Ian Baillie. (District of Sicamous photo)
The Red Barn in Sicamous has a heritage designation, so extra care will be taken when installing a Sea Can behind the property for storage. (File photo)

Sicamous council approves accessory building for historic Red Barn

Development permit fees waived for addition to heritage designated structure

The Red Barn in Sicamous has a heritage designation, so extra care will be taken when installing a Sea Can behind the property for storage. (File photo)
Henry the dog playing in the snow. Henry is healthy and happy after being reunited with his owners. (Duffy Baker photo)

Dog reunited with Penticton owners after being lost five months in the Shuswap

Sicamous’ K9-1-1 Animal Rescue tracked down missing pup

Henry the dog playing in the snow. Henry is healthy and happy after being reunited with his owners. (Duffy Baker photo)
A Sicamous, B.C. nurse has agreed to a one-year suspension after the regulatory college found he wasn’t following proper hygiene procedures. (Shutterstock photo)

Sicamous nurse suspended 1 year for unsanitary catheter use, not washing hands

Joseph Michael Dupuis also used unprofessional language, didn’t keep wounds clean

A Sicamous, B.C. nurse has agreed to a one-year suspension after the regulatory college found he wasn’t following proper hygiene procedures. (Shutterstock photo)
District of Sicamous council has extended the demolition deadline to April 30 for 1133 Paradise Ave. (File photo)

Demolition deadline extended for former Sicamous restaurant

23 tickets totalling $23,000 issued for unsightly premises

District of Sicamous council has extended the demolition deadline to April 30 for 1133 Paradise Ave. (File photo)
DriveBC camera footage Highway 1 east of Sicamous. (DriveBC)

VIDEO: Highway 1 clear following collision east of Salmon Arm

Update: 12:45 p.m. Dec. 6 2022 DriveBC reports Highway 1 has been…

DriveBC camera footage Highway 1 east of Sicamous. (DriveBC)
Representatives of Legacy on Mara Concerned Owners Group are opposed to the District of Sicamous rezoning the complex on Mara Lake Lane, adjacent to Highway 97A, to allow short-term rentals. (Google photo)

Sicamous strata members vote against proposed rezoning allowing short-term rentals

Group raises concerns around parking, safety along Mara Lake Lane

  • Dec 5, 2022
Representatives of Legacy on Mara Concerned Owners Group are opposed to the District of Sicamous rezoning the complex on Mara Lake Lane, adjacent to Highway 97A, to allow short-term rentals. (Google photo)