Lachlan Labere

Family reunites with pet

Sicamous: Missing dog survives a month in the bush.

City funds transit passes for refugees

City council has agreed to dip into its initiatives fund to support Syrian refugees as they arrive to Salmon Arm

No expansion of dog prohibition

A request to extend the prohibition period for dogs on the foreshore trail was denied by Salmon Arm council

Funds sought for bridge, sewer

Replacement of the Salmon River Bridge and an upgraded sanitary sewer main along the foreshore top the city’s wish list

Salmon Arm student carrying prop sword becomes centre of police drama

Reports of suspicious occurrence prompts safety protocols at schools.

Contamination kinks recycle program

Salmon Arm’s curbside recycling program appears to be working well, though the city recognizes more work is needed

Woman imprisoned for criminal negligence causing death

Christina Laforge sentenced to two-years jail time for involvement in death of Sicamous resident Troy Charlton.

Ross Street Plaza hosts market

Downtown Salmon Arm and the Shuswap Farm and Craft Market partner to bring a new shopping option to the Ross Street plaza.

Traffic concerns don’t deter car wash approval

A detour into traffic concerns didn’t deter city council from approving a development permit for a new car wash at the top of Tank Hill

Request surprises city

Ministry: Suggests saving funds for another study.

From Mexican stray to therapy dog

Mocha’s tale is one of rags to riches. The approximately three-year-old dog of “indeterminate breed” belongs to Regina Forry.

New car wash proposed for top of Tank Hill

Public hearing on form and character scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25.

Council turns down Telus mural

Salmon Arm council was friendly enough, but not supportive of Telus installing something akin to an advertising billboard

City considers flood mitigation advice

A little work could go a long ways to reduce the flooding hazard west of town, and avoid having to spend $610,000 on a study

Home values rise in the Shuswap

The assessed value of Shuswap residential properties is on the rise, owed in part to strong sales activity and limited inventory

Man rams police cruiser, attempts escape by kayak

Justin Daniels remains in police custody and his next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 19

Search drone attracts attention

For about a year-and-a-half, Keam has been piloting drones for the local, non-profit, volunteer rescue organization

New curriculum puts focus on ‘big ideas’

They say it’s not the destination but the journey that matters.

Knotweed gains ground

Japanese knotweed may look nice, but you don’t want it growing on your property, or anywhere else for that matter.

Sculpture has $300,000 price tag

Sicamous council has budgeted $300,000 for a sculptural concept to adorn the future roundabout on Highway 97A