Update: Fire victim identified

!A residence is destroyed in Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park in Chase early Friday and one person is found dead inside. The deceased had not been identified Friday morning and emergency personnel were investigating.  - Rich Koch photo
  • updated Jan 23, 2015 at 4:13 PM

The BC Coroners service confirmed Sherry Leah Skjeie, aged 53, died as a result of a fire which occurred at a mobile home in Chase Jan. 16.

Business

Mine inspections beefed up in B.C.

  • posted Jan 26, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Premier Christy Clark says budget increased $6 million to create new office for major mine regulation in wake of Mount Polley failure

Community

Centre gets age-friendly funding

  • updated Jan 22, 2015 at 9:11 AM

Copper Island Seniors Resource Centre has been granted $20,000 through the province’s 2015 Age Friendly Community Planning and Projects

Community

Carlin Middle School fundraising for goats

  • posted Jan 22, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Carlin Middle School is looking for loose change in order to buy a goat.

Sports

Swimming to honour Jim

  • posted Jan 22, 2015 at 9:00 AM

All three swim clubs from Salmon Arm met at the SASCU Rec Centre pool for the first time to honour longtime masters swimmer, Jim Casselman

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