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New designs for Bruhn Bridge in works

Sicamous residents will have an opportunity to review and provide input on design options for the Bruhn Bridge replacement in the fall

Veteran tackles Tough Mudder

Fitness: Al Stevens fundraises for Wounded Warriors

Emergency exercise runs Saturday

Local emergency responders will be dealing with disaster this weekend as part of a large-scale training exercise

New paramedic program for Sicamous

Sicamous has been selected to be part of a provincial initiative to provide extended health services from paramedics

Liquor store owners want buffer

Salmon Arm: Gord Erickson appeals to council for a one-kilometre distance between outlets.

Putting her horse sense to the test

Stephanie Schenkel really knows her stuff when it comes to caring for horses.

Chase mayor to pursue police resources

Village of Chase Mayor Rick Berrigan will be pursuing more policing resources for the area following a town hall meeting

Town hall to address Chase property crime

A publicly perceived increase in property crime will be addressed by Chase RCMP at an upcoming town hall meeting

Rail crossing upgrades to cost $109,000

At CP Rail’s request the Village of Chase will be upgrading two railroad crossings at an estimated total cost of $109,000

Break-ins anger cabin owners

A break and enter has turned what was once an idyllic family summer getaway in the Shuswap into a source of stress and concern

Chase to acquire curling rink

The future of curling in Chase is a little more rock solid thanks to an arrangement giving the village ownership of the rink

Surplus to fund new breezeway

City council is OK with Downtown Salmon Arm’s budget for 2016, but would like to see more input on the budget from its members

City to push for federal support for highway upgrade

The recent fatal collision on the Salmon River Bridge has prompted the city to seek federal financial support for the bridge’s replacement

Resident uncovers ‘tank shell’ among garbage in ditch

A local resident cleaning up illegally dumped waste near Solsqua-Sicamous Road needed more than a garbage bag

Sicamous man killed in avalanche on Owl’s Head

GPS led searchers to avalanche site where body of missing 34 year old was located.

Calgary man dies in Salmon River Bridge crash

A Calgary man is dead and a Salmon Arm resident is in hospital with serious injuries following a collision on the Trans-Canada Highway.

No change to heritage bylaw

The city’s Community Heritage Commission would like to review applications for the demolition or removal of registered heritage homes

Being more remains a work in progress

Don’t be a bystander. Be more. This was the message BC Lions members Rolly Lumbala and Matt McGarva were sharing

Hatching a plan for chickens

Sicamous: Resident wants bylaw to allow for birds. One might say Carolyn Sims isn’t one to count her chickens before they hatch

Hot tub boat ready to set a record

A Shuswap man is hoping to get his name in the Guinness Book of World Records by sailing across the Georgia Strait – in a hot tub