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Event highlights school bus safety

There are around 2,700 students in the school district who rely on school buses, and everyone else on the road

Starbucks, service station proposed for Sicamous

District of Sicamous confirms receipt of application to develop new service station/drive-thru on Highway 1, adjacent to Tim Hortons.

Shuswap communities to benefit from rural dividend grant

B.C. government awards Shuswap Economic Development with $32,000 from Rural Dividend program.

Yard Creek salmon run has no fish

A salmon run without salmon at Yard Creek has some Shuswap residents wondering what’s going on

Sorrento mailboxes broken into

Chase RCMP report 15 individual boxes pried open.

Malakwa’s The Burner to host chainsaw carving exhibition

Event to host a variety of talent from B.C. and Alberta.

North Fork Bridge replacement to begin this fall

Fifty-eight-year-old structure east of Sicamous last remaining bridge with a metal truss on Trans-Canada Highway.

Barber creates his own products

Matt Koivisto, the man behind the manicured beard at the Salmon Arm Barber Shop, has branched out

Downtown sees increase in vacancies

Salmon Arm: Business closures worry some, others call it a natural progression

Truck smashes through barrier

A transport truck driver was taken to hospital after a medical issue contributed to a single-vehicle collision

Decorum sorely lacking on social media

It has been argued that without empathy – an inherent aptitude to show love and compassion for one another

Council pushing to protect water

Chase council will be raising concerns about the potential impacts of logging operations on local water quality

Province considering options for Bruhn Bridge replacement

A B.C. government document lists a new Main Street bridge, along with new a four-lane structure crossing the narrows

Cougar stalks woman and dog on Canoe’s Park Hill trail system

Hikers warned to take precautions following sighting.

Property crime update planned

Chase residents once again have an opportunity to hear from local police about property crime in the community

Two bridges recommended to replace Sicamous Bruhn Bridge on Highway 1

Province and local governments favour replacement option that includes new bridge at west end of Main Street.

Former school district offices sold

Shuswap Street: Developer Bill Laird purchases outdated building for $675,000

Input wanted on golf cart project

The Chase & District Chamber of Commerce is seeking feedback on the pilot project allowing residents to play through the community

Chronicling Canada in photos

Bob Boxall wants to share his cross-Canada adventure with Salmon Arm and help a couple of community groups in the process

Fungi Festival returns to Sicamous

An effort is underway to bring back the Sicamous-based Fungi Festival – an event that offers participants a chance to learn