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Mini-libraries seek sponsors

LASS would like to set up one of the free-stranding structures at select locations throughout the community.

City supports status quo on herbicides

Salmon Arm council has opted for a diplomatic approach towards BC Hydro’s use of herbicides within the municipality.

Generation Generalization

Clint Eastwood may be considered a straight shooter, but I’m not sure he hit the mark by calling down a generation.

Sicamous steps it up

It’s always easy to point out how green the grass is on the other side.

City sees rise in secondary suite applications

Salmon Arm: Tight rental market may be prompting residents to add option to existing homes

Fortis buys city property

Salmon Arm city council has agreed to sell two portions of municipally owned property to FortisBC

Salmon Arm resident wants designated dog park

A suggestion that the city could use a formally-designated dog park was duly noted by city council.

Work begins on Salmon Arm soccer pitch

Blackburn Excavating Ltd. will start work on a new soccer pitch as well as phase one of the Life Trail System

Council supports hotel tax

The City of Salmon Arm will be seeking the B.C. Government’s approval to implement a two per cent hotel room tax

Salmon Arm Council approves five-year extension

Cabins on Canoe Beach waterfront will have to be removed by owners at the end of the extended lease.

A tasty alternative

What is the allure of food trucks? I mean, how wise is it to purchase a meal from someone who can’t or won’t commit to a permanent…

Council to examine food vendor policies

There’s an appetite among Salmon Arm city councillors for a mobile food vendor policy.

Collision numbers up in South Shuswap after speed limit increase

Volume of serious crashes on highway between Chase and Sorrento up since move to 100km/h.

Turtle Valley to see road improvements

Work is scheduled to begin in September and finish sometime in October of this year.

City kicks in $20,000 for arena asbestos remediation

Asbestos cleanup has begun at the SASCU Memorial Arena, but funds are still needed to cover the $75,000 remediation

Sicamous’ Shea Weber traded to Montreal Canadiens

Nashville Predators captain traded to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for P.K. Subban.

Seniors housing expansion planned

Work is underway to expand senior’s housing and care options in Sicamous.

Camps connect kids to nature

Shuswap Wild Wonders outdoor learning camps offer kids a chance to get out into and connect with nature

Chase resident urges highway fencing to keep sheep off the road

The Chase's iconic bighorn sheep are on the B.C. government’s radar as plans for highway improvements

Grocery store wine idea has legs

Mixed opinions: Council undecided on a one-kilometre bylaw