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The City of Salmon Arm has amended its zoning bylaws to match Agricultural Land Reserve rule changes so farmers can have more flexibility in providing housing on their farms. (File photo)

Salmon Arm bylaw changes to make it easier for families to farm together

Zoning amendments align size of rural detached suite with changes to Agricultural Land Reserve rules

 

Former Salmon Arm city councillor Ken Jamieson will be joining the city’s agricultural advisory committee. (File photo)

Former Salmon Arm councillor returns to his roots

City welcomes Ken Jamieson to agricultural advisory committee

 

The proposed Ross Street underpass. (City of Salmon Arm illustration)

Council awards contract for Ross Street underpass

Project costs rise to $20 million, city scrambles to cover $5 million shortfall

 

The City of Salmon Arm is considering the purchase of an electric vehicle for the use of its bylaw staff. There are currently several electric vehicle charging stations within the city, including the BC Hydro station at the Ross Street parking lot and those recently installed at Canadian Tire, pictured above. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm realizes it might be time to park the old gold Chevy Cobalt

City council to decide whether to purchase an electric vehicle for bylaw staff

The City of Salmon Arm is considering the purchase of an electric vehicle for the use of its bylaw staff. There are currently several electric vehicle charging stations within the city, including the BC Hydro station at the Ross Street parking lot and those recently installed at Canadian Tire, pictured above. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
The owners of a 4.16 hectare (10.3 acre) parcel in Gleneden at 821 60th St. NW would like rezone it from A2, rural holding zone to A3, small holding zone in order to subdivide it into two lots to accommodate a family member. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Plans underway to divide rural 10-acre Salmon Arm property into two lots

Proposal would allow mother to give Gleneden property to son

The owners of a 4.16 hectare (10.3 acre) parcel in Gleneden at 821 60th St. NW would like rezone it from A2, rural holding zone to A3, small holding zone in order to subdivide it into two lots to accommodate a family member. (City of Salmon Arm image)
The proposed Ross Street Underpass. (City of Salmon Arm illustration)

Window closes in July for Salmon Arm to award Ross Street Underpass project

City must decide by July 5 which pre-qualified bidder gets the contract

The proposed Ross Street Underpass. (City of Salmon Arm illustration)
Salmon Arm Council comes up with a decision regarding pickleball courts at Klahani Park. (File photo)

Salmon Arm council gives nod to pickleball locker, new fee and maybe new court

‘New day’ between council and club will mean a locker with defibrillator at Klahani Park

Salmon Arm Council comes up with a decision regarding pickleball courts at Klahani Park. (File photo)
Letter writer congratulates Salmon Arm council for its stand on bottled water. (File photo)

Letter: Congratulations offered to Salmon Arm council for stand on bottled water

Writer condones extraction of water for profit

  • May 31, 2021
Letter writer congratulates Salmon Arm council for its stand on bottled water. (File photo)
Many B.C. cities play host to large rat populations. The latest Orkin Rodent Rankings list is now out, with Vancouver number one. (Black Press File)

Salmon Arm council unmoved by plea for exemption from rodenticide ban

RJ Haney Heritage Village and Museum wants to continue using poison in order to protect artifacts

Many B.C. cities play host to large rat populations. The latest Orkin Rodent Rankings list is now out, with Vancouver number one. (Black Press File)
John McLeod has been a longtime member of the City of Salmon Arm’s Environmental Advisory Committe and the Agricultural Advisory Committee. McLeod’s family has been farming in Salmon Arm since 1911. (File photo)

Longtime member of two City of Salmon Arm committees receives accolades

John McLeod says it’s time for new blood, fresh faces

John McLeod has been a longtime member of the City of Salmon Arm’s Environmental Advisory Committe and the Agricultural Advisory Committee. McLeod’s family has been farming in Salmon Arm since 1911. (File photo)
This is the City of Salmon Arm’s map of paving projects to be tackled during 2021. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Salmon Arm ready with map and money for city’s paving program

Twelve areas listed for improvements, approximately $1.4 million allocated

This is the City of Salmon Arm’s map of paving projects to be tackled during 2021. (City of Salmon Arm image)
This Doughnut of society and planetary boundaries from Doughnut Economics is described as a compass for human prosperity in the 21st century, whose goal is to meet the needs of all people within the means of the planet. (Kate Raworth and Christian Guthier image. CC-BY-SA 4.0)

P0st-pandemic: Shuswap resident puts focus on how community can thrive

Groups hire expert to find path for city to recovery and sustainability

This Doughnut of society and planetary boundaries from Doughnut Economics is described as a compass for human prosperity in the 21st century, whose goal is to meet the needs of all people within the means of the planet. (Kate Raworth and Christian Guthier image. CC-BY-SA 4.0)
School District 83 is looking for homestay families for students in Salmon Arm and Armstrong. (File photo)

School district looking to house international students in Salmon Arm, Armstrong

Applications now being accepted for homestay parents

School District 83 is looking for homestay families for students in Salmon Arm and Armstrong. (File photo)
The majority of city council votes in favour of this design for a new Salmon Arm flag on Monday, May 10, 2021. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Majority of council salutes new flag for Salmon Arm

Two councillors raise concerns about logo being too corporate for a flag

The majority of city council votes in favour of this design for a new Salmon Arm flag on Monday, May 10, 2021. (City of Salmon Arm image)
The majority of city council votes in favour of this design for a new Salmon Arm flag on Monday, May 10, 2021. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Majority of council salutes new flag for Salmon Arm

Two councillors raise concerns about logo being too corporate for a flag

The majority of city council votes in favour of this design for a new Salmon Arm flag on Monday, May 10, 2021. (City of Salmon Arm image)
A B.C. numbered compay has applied for a groundwater licence to be used for bottling water from a property at 3030 40th St. SE. (Google maps image)

More information on Salmon Arm water licence application surfaces

Applicant says nothing finalized, they are exploring opportunities to expand local business

A B.C. numbered compay has applied for a groundwater licence to be used for bottling water from a property at 3030 40th St. SE. (Google maps image)
A B.C. numbered compay has applied for a groundwater licence to be used for bottling water from a property at 3030 40th St. SE. (Google maps image)

More information on Salmon Arm water licence application surfaces

Applicant says nothing finalized, they are exploring opportunities to expand local business

A B.C. numbered compay has applied for a groundwater licence to be used for bottling water from a property at 3030 40th St. SE. (Google maps image)
The City of Salmon Arm’s water treatment plant in Canoe to get a new flocculation tank mixer. (File photo)

Salmon Arm council educated on flocculation, support spare part purchase

Six mixers run 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year with no spare until now

The City of Salmon Arm’s water treatment plant in Canoe to get a new flocculation tank mixer. (File photo)
Salmon Arm council chose Option 1, a two-lane road with a multi-use pathway, when it upgrades unstable slopes on Lakeshore Road between 10th and 20th avenues NE. These signs were up in 2018. (File photo)

Two-way Lakeshore plus multi-use path gets Salmon Arm council’s nod

Just one councillor votes against Option 1 and instead for making Lakeshore Road one-way

Salmon Arm council chose Option 1, a two-lane road with a multi-use pathway, when it upgrades unstable slopes on Lakeshore Road between 10th and 20th avenues NE. These signs were up in 2018. (File photo)
The Rotary Club of Salmon Arm-Shuswap will be planting oak trees at Canoe Beach Park. (File photo)

Rotary to green up Canoe Beach Park for Earth Day

Local club plans to plant oak trees to replace danger trees

The Rotary Club of Salmon Arm-Shuswap will be planting oak trees at Canoe Beach Park. (File photo)