Sicamous

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
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)
Skilled Truckers Canada posted a video on a near miss. (Facebook)
Skilled Truckers Canada posted a video on a near miss. (Facebook)
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)
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)
Dorian Bell appeared via video in BC Supreme Court in Salmon Arm on Oct. 14, 2022 when he was sentenced on three charges, one of them dangerous driving causing death stemming from a May 2021 incident near the Bruhn Bridge in Sicamous that resulted in the death of a Malakwa woman. (File photo)

Man responsible for vehicle death of Shuswap woman sentenced to 4.5 years in jail

Dorian Bell of Malakwa will serve three more years after credit for time served

Dorian Bell appeared via video in BC Supreme Court in Salmon Arm on Oct. 14, 2022 when he was sentenced on three charges, one of them dangerous driving causing death stemming from a May 2021 incident near the Bruhn Bridge in Sicamous that resulted in the death of a Malakwa woman. (File photo)
The District of Sicamous has received an application for a demolition permit for 1133 Paradise Ave., where the former Secret Garden Restaurant stands after years in disuse. (File photo)

Former Sicamous eatery in disuse facing demolition

Property owner issued $23,000 in tickets for building’s ‘unsightly and hazardous’ condition

The District of Sicamous has received an application for a demolition permit for 1133 Paradise Ave., where the former Secret Garden Restaurant stands after years in disuse. (File photo)
Habitat for Humanity Canada announced Oct. 13 that it is ‘disaffiliating’ Habitat for Humanity Kamloops, but former Kamloops executive director Bill Miller said it won’t affect assets, only the name. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Habitat for Humanity Canada announces it’s ‘disaffiliating’ Habitat Kamloops

Former Kamloops executive director says change won’t affect assets, only the Habitat name

Habitat for Humanity Canada announced Oct. 13 that it is ‘disaffiliating’ Habitat for Humanity Kamloops, but former Kamloops executive director Bill Miller said it won’t affect assets, only the name. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)
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Police chase from Sicamous to Revelstoke ends in arrest after officers threatened

The 48-year-old man is currently in police custody and awaiting a bail hearing

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The BC Prosecution Service announced no charges have been approved against two members of the RCMP involved in the arrest of a suspect with outstanding warrants on April 14, 2020, near Sicamous. (File photo)

RCMP officers won’t be charged after suspect injured in 2020 arrest near Sicamous

BC Prosecution Service says available evidence does not meet charge assessment standard

The BC Prosecution Service announced no charges have been approved against two members of the RCMP involved in the arrest of a suspect with outstanding warrants on April 14, 2020, near Sicamous. (File photo)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Top headlines from across the region

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Sicamous RCMP impounded their third vehicle in less than a week on Sept. 5 due to drivers being ticketed for driving at more than twice the posted speed limit. (File photo)

Sicamous RCMP impound third vehicle in 5 days for extreme speeds on Highway 1

Rental SUV clocked Sept. 5 doing 208 km/h in 100 km/h zone near Malakwa

Sicamous RCMP impounded their third vehicle in less than a week on Sept. 5 due to drivers being ticketed for driving at more than twice the posted speed limit. (File photo)
Gender neutral washrooms were installed at Eagle River Secondary over the summer to provide options for all students, after previous washrooms required extensive repairs. (Andrea Horton-Eagle Valley News)

Gender neutral washrooms among building upgrades for Sicamous high school

New principal says new washrooms exciting project for the secondary school

Gender neutral washrooms were installed at Eagle River Secondary over the summer to provide options for all students, after previous washrooms required extensive repairs. (Andrea Horton-Eagle Valley News)
Sicamous RCMP impound a second vehicle in one week after driver issued excessive speed ticket on Sept. 3. (File photo)

Sicamous RCMP fine driver for travelling 150 km/h in 60 km/h zone

On both Sept. 1 and 3 RCMP SUVs for 7 days for speeding over twice the posted limit

Sicamous RCMP impound a second vehicle in one week after driver issued excessive speed ticket on Sept. 3. (File photo)
Sicamous RCMP impound vehicle for seven days after driver arrested on Sept. 1, 2022 for travelling at twice the speed limit on Highway 1. (File photo)

Driver travelling at ‘excessive speed’ on Highway 1 in Shuswap loses vehicle

Vehicle impounded for 7 days as Sicamous RCMP say it was going over twice the limit on busy road

Sicamous RCMP impound vehicle for seven days after driver arrested on Sept. 1, 2022 for travelling at twice the speed limit on Highway 1. (File photo)
This option for the future Shuswap Healing Centre at 200 Main Street shows about 3,100 square feet or .7 acres of green space and 39 parking stalls. A development permit for the healing centre is expected to be coming to the Sept. 28 Sicamous council meeting. (District of Sicamous image)

Council chooses more green space, less parking for Shuswap Healing Centre

Development permit expected for Sept. 28 Sicamous council meeting

This option for the future Shuswap Healing Centre at 200 Main Street shows about 3,100 square feet or .7 acres of green space and 39 parking stalls. A development permit for the healing centre is expected to be coming to the Sept. 28 Sicamous council meeting. (District of Sicamous image)
Sicamous residents Cathy and Ernie Baynes will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on September 2, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

‘Could be we tolerate each other’: Shuswap couple to celebrate 72nd anniversary

Humour part of the glue that’s kept Cathy and Ernie Baynes together

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Sicamous residents Cathy and Ernie Baynes will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on September 2, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)