Salmon Arm council

Al Boucher’s sons Loic and Marrec stand next to their dad’s uniform number that friends erected in the Canoe baseball diamond last winter. - Image credit: Photo contributed

Council briefs: Memorial playground gets support

Other council news includes new soap box derby date, app for recycling.

Al Boucher’s sons Loic and Marrec stand next to their dad’s uniform number that friends erected in the Canoe baseball diamond last winter. - Image credit: Photo contributed
Students to get ongoing voice at council

Students to get ongoing voice at council

Idea of ‘shadow council’ to come to Salmon Arm in fall

Students to get ongoing voice at council
Observer file photo                                Demolition of the former Orchard House is expected to begin this week. This photo was taken in March of this year.

Orchard House demolition to begin this week

City of Salmon Arm receives no bids for relocating the building.

Observer file photo                                Demolition of the former Orchard House is expected to begin this week. This photo was taken in March of this year.
The proposed site of the Ross Street underpass. - File photo

Ross Street underpass cost estimate at $10.5 million

The issue will go to council this fall for a decision on whether to go to referendum

The proposed site of the Ross Street underpass. - File photo
Gerald Clancy of Valid Manufacturing Ltd. is requesting that council review light industry tax rates to make them more equitable. - Image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

Council ponders tax rates

Public input invited at council’s afternoon meeting on Monday, March 27

Gerald Clancy of Valid Manufacturing Ltd. is requesting that council review light industry tax rates to make them more equitable. - Image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer
City council holds its March 13 meeting in a room adjacent to council chambers, after the chamber was flooded over the weekend by a broken water line on the second floor - Image credit: Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer

Council chambers flood over weekend

Broken water line on second floor of Salmon Arm city hall wrecks ceiling, water leaks on mayor’s desk

City council holds its March 13 meeting in a room adjacent to council chambers, after the chamber was flooded over the weekend by a broken water line on the second floor - Image credit: Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer
Cracking down on property crime continues to be a priority for Salmon Arm RCMP - Image credit: Black Press.

Property crimes, highway top priorities

Thefts, break and enters, plus the highway corridor through town are in focus for Salmon Arm RCMP.

Cracking down on property crime continues to be a priority for Salmon Arm RCMP - Image credit: Black Press.
If a new plan is adopted, the traffic light at Alexander Street will remain, but the one at Ross Street will be removed and replaced with a light at Fourth Street. This will lengthen the distance between the current traffic lights at Alexander Street and Ross Street, in hopes to make stopping safer. –Image Credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

Intersection changes intended to make Trans-Canada safer

Council to seek public input on traffic lights and access through downtown

If a new plan is adopted, the traffic light at Alexander Street will remain, but the one at Ross Street will be removed and replaced with a light at Fourth Street. This will lengthen the distance between the current traffic lights at Alexander Street and Ross Street, in hopes to make stopping safer. –Image Credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer
Brody Savoie shows his soapbox car model to city council as he made a request for the city’s support for a Soapbox Derby - Image credit: Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer

Soapbox race planned for Salmon Arm

Young resident Brody Savoie convinces council to build on his 2015 Friendship Day idea.

Brody Savoie shows his soapbox car model to city council as he made a request for the city’s support for a Soapbox Derby - Image credit: Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer
Students bring solutions to council

Students bring solutions to council

King’s Christian Grade 7 students do research, then present requests and solutions to politicians.

  • Feb 8, 2017
Students bring solutions to council
File photo                                Kylee and Kord Gardner head home after speaking the afternoon paddle boarding on Shuswap Lake at Canoe Beach Park.

Paddle boards planned for Canoe Beach

Canoe Beach concession plans to offer rentals for lake lovers this coming summer.

  • Feb 6, 2017
File photo                                Kylee and Kord Gardner head home after speaking the afternoon paddle boarding on Shuswap Lake at Canoe Beach Park.