Sicamous

The Sicamous RV and Cabin Resort, formerly the KOA, is scheduled to reopen on May 1. (Pinnacle Lifestyles photo)

Former Sicamous KOA reopening in May as a Pinnacle Lifestyles resort

Campground renamed the Sicamous RV and Cabin Resort

  • Apr 20, 2022
The Sicamous RV and Cabin Resort, formerly the KOA, is scheduled to reopen on May 1. (Pinnacle Lifestyles photo)
Sicamous’ Main Street is lined with bikes during the 2018 Summer Stomp Show and Shine. There are no Main Street events proposed with the Son of Stomp event being planned for Sicamous’ dog park on July 15/16. (File photo)

‘Bikes, babes & beer’: Sicamous council puts foot down over planned Son of Stomp event

‘So they’re just looking for a big place to drink beer and camp. Let’s call it what it is’

Sicamous’ Main Street is lined with bikes during the 2018 Summer Stomp Show and Shine. There are no Main Street events proposed with the Son of Stomp event being planned for Sicamous’ dog park on July 15/16. (File photo)
The District of Sicamous will be drafting a letter to the federal government in opposition to a proposed luxury tax on cars, aircraft and boats. (Scottslm/Pixabay photo)

Sicamous council speaks out against proposed federal luxury tax on new boats

Tax would apply to new boats over $250,000, cars and aircraft over $100,000

The District of Sicamous will be drafting a letter to the federal government in opposition to a proposed luxury tax on cars, aircraft and boats. (Scottslm/Pixabay photo)
Adrienne Georgette Langen, 50, was given a conditional sentence March 21, 2022 in Salmon Arm on three drug charges, one of them possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking, stemming from December 2019 in Sicamous. (File photo)

Methamphetamine trafficking-related charge from 2019 in Sicamous garners home arrest, curfew

Woman also charged with possession of fentanyl and cocaine, will be under restrictions for 18 months

Adrienne Georgette Langen, 50, was given a conditional sentence March 21, 2022 in Salmon Arm on three drug charges, one of them possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking, stemming from December 2019 in Sicamous. (File photo)
Sicamous’ mayor and council expressed frustration over the ongoing littering by the Sicamous Husky Travel Center. (District of Sicamous photo)

‘They’re still pigs’: Sicamous council frustrated by littering around local truck stop

Councillors discuss options including signage, bylaw enforcement

Sicamous’ mayor and council expressed frustration over the ongoing littering by the Sicamous Husky Travel Center. (District of Sicamous photo)
The B.C. government has agreed to cover the cost of a $30,000 early warning system to alert residents of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park in the event of a debris flood or debris flood. (Google Earth image)

Province to fund early warning system for landslide risk to Sicamous mobile park

Two Mile area mobile park at high risk of debris flood, possible debris flow

The B.C. government has agreed to cover the cost of a $30,000 early warning system to alert residents of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park in the event of a debris flood or debris flood. (Google Earth image)
A section of burned forest in the midst of the Two Mile Road wildfire on July 21, 2021. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

Regional district against Sicamous salvage logging that would up debris flow risk

Engineering firm finds leaving burnt trees in place has considerable ecological value

A section of burned forest in the midst of the Two Mile Road wildfire on July 21, 2021. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)
A woman and her child were killed in a collision on Highway 1 near Sicamous on Feb. 17, 2022. (File photo)

Collision on Highway 1 near Sicamous kills Okanagan Falls woman and her child

Collision occurred near Kerr Road around 9 a.m. yesterday

A woman and her child were killed in a collision on Highway 1 near Sicamous on Feb. 17, 2022. (File photo)
Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed over the summer are where a debris flow is likely to begin. (BGC Engineering photo)

Support denied for debris flow mitigation options proposed for Sicamous mobile park

Columbia Shuswap Regional District hopes to implement early warning system by April 1

Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed over the summer are where a debris flow is likely to begin. (BGC Engineering photo)
Harold Fitzpatrick of Sicamous won $50,000 from a scratch and win ticket. (BCLC photo)

Sicamous man wins $50K on scratch and win ticket

Harold Fitzpatrick bought his ticket at Eagle Valley Pharmacy

Harold Fitzpatrick of Sicamous won $50,000 from a scratch and win ticket. (BCLC photo)
A Sicamous resident wants the speed limit for Highway 1 to be reduced in district limits. (File photo)

Sicamous resident wants Highway 1 speed limit reduced in district limits

Council to submit request for speed limit reduction to Ministry of Transportation

A Sicamous resident wants the speed limit for Highway 1 to be reduced in district limits. (File photo)
A black and white example of a B.C. Dangerous Goods Prohibition Sign. (B.C. Government image)

Sicamous council wants commercial traffic hauling dangerous goods off of Hwy. 97A

Councillor calls highway ‘inadequately designed for commercial transport’

A black and white example of a B.C. Dangerous Goods Prohibition Sign. (B.C. Government image)
Sicamous council wants an update from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs on municipalities’ authority to add a vacant land tax. (File photo)

Sicamous pursuing option for municipalities to add vacant land tax

Coun. Colleen Anderson said focus is downtown commercial property not being developed

Sicamous council wants an update from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs on municipalities’ authority to add a vacant land tax. (File photo)
Sicamous council passed a resolution regarding “organizations paying individuals to protest on their behalf” at its Feb. 9, 2022 meeting. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

Shuswap municipality wants B.C. to prohibit ‘organizations paying individuals to protest’

Sicamous Coun. Colleen Anderson suspects there’s U.S. influence in B.C.

Sicamous council passed a resolution regarding “organizations paying individuals to protest on their behalf” at its Feb. 9, 2022 meeting. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)
Man sentenced to six months in Vision Quest program after pleading guilty to charges of fleeing police and driving while prohibited. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Rehabilitation recommended for man who flees police in Shuswap several times

Man pleads guilty, judge agrees to crown and defence submission on Vision Quest program

Man sentenced to six months in Vision Quest program after pleading guilty to charges of fleeing police and driving while prohibited. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Jackie Paul, a Sicamous resident, is doing aquatic physiotherapy as she heals from a November 2021 leg amputation. (Contributed)

Supporters of Shuswap amputee fundraising for the most ‘badass advanced prosthetic’

Sicamous resident Jackie Paul grateful for support amid healing journey

Jackie Paul, a Sicamous resident, is doing aquatic physiotherapy as she heals from a November 2021 leg amputation. (Contributed)
Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed over the summer of 2021 are where a debris flow is likely to begin. (BGC Engineering photo)

Planned salvage logging near Sicamous prompts look at debris flow risk

Columbia Shuswap Regional District to wait for investigation results before commenting

Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed over the summer of 2021 are where a debris flow is likely to begin. (BGC Engineering photo)
The next appearance in Salmon Arm court for Dorian Bell, 32, charged with dangerous driving causing death in a May 2021 crash in Sicamous, will be Feb. 1, 2022. (File photo)

Man charged in crash that caused death of Shuswap woman changes plea to not guilty

Dorian Bell, 32, was not sentenced in Salmon Arm court but instead will undergo preliminary inquiry

The next appearance in Salmon Arm court for Dorian Bell, 32, charged with dangerous driving causing death in a May 2021 crash in Sicamous, will be Feb. 1, 2022. (File photo)
A report on housing needs in Sicamous, completed by CitySpaces Consulting, is being presented to district council at its Jan. 26 meeting. (File photo)

Sicamous housing report shows lack of rentals forcing residents into ‘unsafe’ housing

Consulting firm finds short-term rentals contributing to housing challenges

A report on housing needs in Sicamous, completed by CitySpaces Consulting, is being presented to district council at its Jan. 26 meeting. (File photo)
Nick Deschenes is the new coach of the Sicamous Eagles Junior B hockey team. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

‘Working together’: Sicamous Eagles’ new coach brings structure, consistency

Nick Deschenes believes junior hockey is a special thing in small communities

Nick Deschenes is the new coach of the Sicamous Eagles Junior B hockey team. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)