Sicamous

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)
Al Stevens spoke on the importance of remembrance, adding to the tale with a personal account of the loss of a friend to an electrical accident while serving as part of the UN peacekeeping forces near the Suez Canal, during the Sicamous Legion’s Remembrance Day Ceremony in 2020. (File photo)

‘Nobody was special’: Sicamous veteran reflects on duty, Canadian peacekeeping missions

‘I like to think we helped some people, but in the big picture, I wonder.’

  • Nov 11, 2022
Al Stevens spoke on the importance of remembrance, adding to the tale with a personal account of the loss of a friend to an electrical accident while serving as part of the UN peacekeeping forces near the Suez Canal, during the Sicamous Legion’s Remembrance Day Ceremony in 2020. (File photo)
Justice George Leven swears in new Sicamous Mayor Colleen Anderson at the inaugural council meeting, Nov. 9, 2022. (Tessa Phillips photo)
Justice George Leven swears in new Sicamous Mayor Colleen Anderson at the inaugural council meeting, Nov. 9, 2022. (Tessa Phillips photo)
Sicamous RCMP respond to suspicious vehicle. (Contributed)

Sicamous RCMP find two men, guns, drug paraphernalia in suspicious van

The men were asleep inside parked van in Bay View Estates area

Sicamous RCMP respond to suspicious vehicle. (Contributed)
A prescribed burn is planned for Owlhead Mountain near Sicamous. (File photo)

Smoke on Owlhead Mountain near Sicamous from planned burn

Fire department says burn will continue for several weeks

A prescribed burn is planned for Owlhead Mountain near Sicamous. (File photo)
RCMP in Shuswap use spike belt to stop speeding vehicle in Sicamous on May 20, 2021. (RCMP image)

Police watchdog finds Shuswap Mounties did not commit offence in deadly crash

RCMP not at fault in May 2021 speeding incident along Highway 1 in Sicamous

RCMP in Shuswap use spike belt to stop speeding vehicle in Sicamous on May 20, 2021. (RCMP image)
One project the Shuswap Trail Alliance worked on over the summer involves repairing/improving the trail leading to the historic Mara fire lookout. This work includes replacing about 500 metres of worn boardwalk. (Contributed)

Shuswap Trail Alliance wraps up another busy season of building and maintenance

Mara fire lookout boardwalk replacement among summer projects tackled by Shuswap Trail Alliance

One project the Shuswap Trail Alliance worked on over the summer involves repairing/improving the trail leading to the historic Mara fire lookout. This work includes replacing about 500 metres of worn boardwalk. (Contributed)
The Ford F150 being driven dangerously by the man from Alberta. (BCRCMP)

Alberta man arrested following ‘drunken joyride’ from Kamloops to Golden

The man, driving a Ford F150, was speeding, passing illegally, and tailgating dangerously

The Ford F150 being driven dangerously by the man from Alberta. (BCRCMP)
Volunteers at Eagle Valley Community Support Society’s recent Thanksgiving food drive. (Contributed)

Downturn in donations a problem for Sicamous food bank

Eagle Valley Community Support Society has less to give this year

Volunteers at Eagle Valley Community Support Society’s recent Thanksgiving food drive. (Contributed)
Skeleton crew Kennedy Sanche, Gunnar Millar, Oakley Lee and Dieken Green pose for a photo on Halloween day at Parkview Elementary. (Contributed).
Skeleton crew Kennedy Sanche, Gunnar Millar, Oakley Lee and Dieken Green pose for a photo on Halloween day at Parkview Elementary. (Contributed).
A KIJHL franchise could begin playing in Quesnel in fall of 2022. (File Photo)

Sicamous Eagles rally, treat fans to win over Princeton

Eagles down 2-0 to Posse in KIJHL play at Sicamous Rec Centre, charge back for 3-2 victory

A KIJHL franchise could begin playing in Quesnel in fall of 2022. (File Photo)
Skilled Truckers Canada posted a video on a near miss. (Facebook)
Skilled Truckers Canada posted a video on a near miss. (Facebook)
Eagle Valley Community Support Society executive director Janet McClean Senft and childcare centre manager Penny Deeter show off the inside of the new Little Bears Child Care Centre in Sicamous on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)

New operator sought for District of Sicamous-owned day care

Eagle Valley Community Support Society not renewing contract

Eagle Valley Community Support Society executive director Janet McClean Senft and childcare centre manager Penny Deeter show off the inside of the new Little Bears Child Care Centre in Sicamous on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)
Both Sicamous and Salmon Arm RCMP are requesting the public’s help locating the suspect in two separate incidents in Sicamous and Salmon Arm on Oct. 21 that they think may have been committed by the same person. The first image from left was taken in Sicamous, the second in Salmon Arm. (RCMP images)

Same man suspected in Sicamous sexual assault, Salmon Arm indecent exposure

RCMP would like public’s help in locating suspect, also seeking more witnesses

Both Sicamous and Salmon Arm RCMP are requesting the public’s help locating the suspect in two separate incidents in Sicamous and Salmon Arm on Oct. 21 that they think may have been committed by the same person. The first image from left was taken in Sicamous, the second in Salmon Arm. (RCMP images)
The Sicamous Moose Mouse Parade returned for the B.C. Day long weekend on Saturday, July 30, 2016. (File photo)

Meeting to explore return of Sicamous’ Moose Mouse Days

Organizer Jake Dewitt says event could be a fundraiser for participating groups

The Sicamous Moose Mouse Parade returned for the B.C. Day long weekend on Saturday, July 30, 2016. (File photo)
The Sicamous Fire Department is in the process of setting up a burn building for training at the district’s public works yard. The structure will be a smaller version of the one pictured used by Sicamous, Salmon Arm and Columbia Shuswap Regional District firefighters at the Shuswap Regional Fire Training Centre in Salmon Arm. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

New burn building to benefit Sicamous and area firefighters

Facility expected to be fully ready next spring

The Sicamous Fire Department is in the process of setting up a burn building for training at the district’s public works yard. The structure will be a smaller version of the one pictured used by Sicamous, Salmon Arm and Columbia Shuswap Regional District firefighters at the Shuswap Regional Fire Training Centre in Salmon Arm. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
The Sicamous Eagles’ new logo debuted when the team hosted the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Oct. 18, 2022. (Sicamous Eagles photo)

Sicamous Eagles debut new logo in home-game victory versus Revelstoke rivals

Eagles shake Columbia Valley Rockies with 4-1 away-game win

The Sicamous Eagles’ new logo debuted when the team hosted the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Oct. 18, 2022. (Sicamous Eagles photo)
Sicamous RCMP are seeking a suspect involved in a sexual assault that occurred near Parkview Elementary School on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. (File photo)

Sicamous RCMP seek suspect after youth sexually assaulted near school

Incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21

Sicamous RCMP are seeking a suspect involved in a sexual assault that occurred near Parkview Elementary School on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. (File photo)
Eagle Valley Transportation Society president Malcolm Makayev stands beside the Chevy Bolt currently used by the non-profit group. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Sicamous transportation provider adding second electric vehicle to fleet

Eagle Valley Transportation Society expanding fleet, seeks to expand volunteer base

Eagle Valley Transportation Society president Malcolm Makayev stands beside the Chevy Bolt currently used by the non-profit group. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Sicamous Mayor Terry Rysz and SASCU president Barry Delaney listen as artist David Harder details the creation of his sculpture, People Helping People, during an official unveiling of the artwork at Beach Park on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. (Andrea Horton-Salmon Arm Observer)

SASCU unveils legacy sculpture, People Helping People, at Sicamous Beach Park

Artwork comprised of human silhouettes taken from recent and historic photos

Sicamous Mayor Terry Rysz and SASCU president Barry Delaney listen as artist David Harder details the creation of his sculpture, People Helping People, during an official unveiling of the artwork at Beach Park on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. (Andrea Horton-Salmon Arm Observer)