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The District of Sicamous Development Corporation submitted a letter to District of Sicamous council requesting free office space on Oct. 20, 2021. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

District of Sicamous Development Corporation asks council for free office space

Letter asking for free use of Unit 2A at 217 Finlayson St. submitted to council on Oct. 20

The District of Sicamous Development Corporation submitted a letter to District of Sicamous council requesting free office space on Oct. 20, 2021. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)
Shuswap Middle School had potential COVID-19 exposure events on Oct. 12 and 13, 2021. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

5 Salmon Arm schools potentially exposed to COVID-19 between Oct. 12 and 15

Three public and two private schools are listed on Interior Health’s school exposures website

Shuswap Middle School had potential COVID-19 exposure events on Oct. 12 and 13, 2021. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
The approximate location of a vehicle incident on Highway 97 near Penticton that’s causing delays, according to DriveBC. (Google image)

Highway 97 near Penticton closed in both directions due to vehicle incident

Vehicle incident occurred just south of Sandhill Road

The approximate location of a vehicle incident on Highway 97 near Penticton that’s causing delays, according to DriveBC. (Google image)
Sicamous Beach Park. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Artist selected for $75k Sicamous Beach Park art project

Funding for the art installation comes from the Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union (SASCU)

Sicamous Beach Park. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
RCMP investigated a rural Grandview Bench Road property on March 7, 2019. (File photo)

Salmon Arm man gets 9.5 years in jail for explosive bank robberies in Edmonton

Police investigators searched a property on Grandview Bench Road near Salmon Arm in 2019

RCMP investigated a rural Grandview Bench Road property on March 7, 2019. (File photo)
Three kittens (from left: Damaris, Eos and Theron) born to a feral mother are in good health thanks to the Shuswap Veterinary Clinic and Shuswap Paws Rescue Society. (Lynda Tyler photo)

Collaborative kitten rescue: Shuswap Paws, Shuswap Veterinary Clinic save the day

Special medical procedure performed to boost kittens’ immunity

Three kittens (from left: Damaris, Eos and Theron) born to a feral mother are in good health thanks to the Shuswap Veterinary Clinic and Shuswap Paws Rescue Society. (Lynda Tyler photo)
On Oct. 22, 2021, the Independent Investigations Office of BC filed a report to the BC Prosecution Service for consideration of charges regarding an April 14, 2020 arrest near Sicamous. (File photo)
On Oct. 22, 2021, the Independent Investigations Office of BC filed a report to the BC Prosecution Service for consideration of charges regarding an April 14, 2020 arrest near Sicamous. (File photo)
Salmon Arm RCMP are investigating the theft of this mountain bike, which was stolen from the 600 block of 5th Avenue SE in Salmon Arm on Oct. 17, 2021. (Salmon Arm RCMP image)

Bicycle bandit: Salmon Arm RCMP investigating theft of black and yellow Norco Range

Mountain bike has unique features such as green seat and pedals

Salmon Arm RCMP are investigating the theft of this mountain bike, which was stolen from the 600 block of 5th Avenue SE in Salmon Arm on Oct. 17, 2021. (Salmon Arm RCMP image)
The first ever Witches Warlocks Walk will be held at Finlayson Park, 1121 Eagle Pass Way, in Sicamous on Oct. 30, 2021. (District of Sicamous image)

Sicamous and community partners to host new outdoor Halloween event

Witches & Warlocks Walk takes place Oct. 30 at Finlayson Park

The first ever Witches Warlocks Walk will be held at Finlayson Park, 1121 Eagle Pass Way, in Sicamous on Oct. 30, 2021. (District of Sicamous image)
The Sicamous Eagles will be hosting their annual Kids Halloween Pumpkin Carve on Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. upstairs at the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre. (File photo)

From pucks to pumpkins: Sicamous Eagles to host annual Kids Halloween Pumpkin Carve

Event will be held Oct. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre

The Sicamous Eagles will be hosting their annual Kids Halloween Pumpkin Carve on Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. upstairs at the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre. (File photo)
Two town hall meetings are being held on Nov. 3, 2021 regarding the Shuswap Healing Centre that’s set to be built at 200 Main St. in Sicamous. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

Sicamous public meetings to address Shuswap Healing Centre concerns, other developments

Town manager said rumours around proposed medical facility persist

Two town hall meetings are being held on Nov. 3, 2021 regarding the Shuswap Healing Centre that’s set to be built at 200 Main St. in Sicamous. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)
Chase RCMP responded to a report of a residential break and enter and theft on Oct. 5, 2021. (File photo)

Jewels and power tools: Chase RCMP investigating after residence burglarized

Alleged burglar entered residence through an unlocked window

Chase RCMP responded to a report of a residential break and enter and theft on Oct. 5, 2021. (File photo)
A converted shipping container will soon store the Sicamous Eagles’ wet gear after away games. The shipping container will be placed beside the ‘Eagles’ Nest’ dormitory, behind the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre. (File photo)

Safety order prohibits Sicamous Eagles from storing gear after hours at rec centre

Anonymous donor steps up with funding for drying and storage alternative

A converted shipping container will soon store the Sicamous Eagles’ wet gear after away games. The shipping container will be placed beside the ‘Eagles’ Nest’ dormitory, behind the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre. (File photo)
Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron visited Shuswap Lake for a training exercise with Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSAR) Shuswap Station 106 members on Oct. 13, 2021. (Contributed)

Royal Canadian Air Force squad trains with local search and rescue on Shuswap Lake

Shuswap Station 106 grateful for training opportunity

Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron visited Shuswap Lake for a training exercise with Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSAR) Shuswap Station 106 members on Oct. 13, 2021. (Contributed)
From left: Lindsay Kusisto (Paul’s sister), Allyson Wagner, Jennell Stanley, Chris Pieper (Anita’s husband), Jordan Stanley, Chad Pieper (Anita’s son) and Chad Wagner, at the site of the new Buddy Bench installed in honour of Paul Whyte at Bastion Elementary in Salmon Arm. (Contributed)

‘Buddy Bench’ installed at Salmon Arm school in memory of former student

Paul Whyte attended Bastion Elementary from 1993-97, and passed away in 2020

From left: Lindsay Kusisto (Paul’s sister), Allyson Wagner, Jennell Stanley, Chris Pieper (Anita’s husband), Jordan Stanley, Chad Pieper (Anita’s son) and Chad Wagner, at the site of the new Buddy Bench installed in honour of Paul Whyte at Bastion Elementary in Salmon Arm. (Contributed)
Salmon Arm RCMP reported a break in at a property in the northeast of Salmon Arm on Oct. 10, 2021. (File photo)

RCMP searching for person who broke into Salmon Arm residence through sliding window

Police seek information, reports of possible similar incidents

Salmon Arm RCMP reported a break in at a property in the northeast of Salmon Arm on Oct. 10, 2021. (File photo)
District of Sicamous council and staff addressed concerns and confusion surrounding the Shuswap Healing Centre on Oct. 13. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

Sicamous residents riled by proposed healing centre location, loss of green space

District agrees town hall meeting needed to address concerns, confusion

District of Sicamous council and staff addressed concerns and confusion surrounding the Shuswap Healing Centre on Oct. 13. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)
Rob Fleming (left), B.C.’s minister of transportation and infrastructure, visited the Salmon Arm West Highway 1 project site on Oct. 14, 2021. (Zachary Roman/Salmon Arm Observer)
Rob Fleming (left), B.C.’s minister of transportation and infrastructure, visited the Salmon Arm West Highway 1 project site on Oct. 14, 2021. (Zachary Roman/Salmon Arm Observer)
The District of Sicamous has proposed a new animal control bylaw which includes limiting the number of dogs a person can have on a property to three. (File photo)

Proposed Sicamous animal control bylaw includes dog limit

People who leave animals in vehicle with windows up during summer could be fined

The District of Sicamous has proposed a new animal control bylaw which includes limiting the number of dogs a person can have on a property to three. (File photo)
A photo of the Sicamous Beach Park washroom and concession facility on July 8, 2021. (File photo)

Sicamous reallocates $100k for unexpected costs in Beach Park upgrade

Finlayson Park turf upgrade funds to be used for archaeological expenses

A photo of the Sicamous Beach Park washroom and concession facility on July 8, 2021. (File photo)