Sicamous

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District issued an evacuation alert for properties in Queest Village and Pete Martin Bay on July 30, 2021. (CSRD image)

Evacuation alert issued as Crazy Creek Gorge wildfire in Shuswap hits 1,700 hectares

Alert issued for properties in Queest Village and Pete Martin Bay

 

Sicamous’ landfill will be closed until further notice due to the Two Mile Road wildfire. (File photo)

Sicamous landfill to remain closed until further notice

Temporary waste transfer station by the Sicamous Curling Rink will remain in place

 

The District of Sicamous will be unable to hold any “Movie in the Park” events in 2021 due to poor air quality. (District of Sicamous image)

Music, movies at Sicamous Beach Park postponed due to poor air quality

District said safety of residents is its top priority

 

An updated map of the Two Mile Road wildfire’s perimeter, as shown to District of Sicamous Council at its July 28, 2021 meeting. (District of Sicamous image)

Two Mile Road wildfire jumps Sicamous Creek as its perimeter grows

BC Wildfire Service “not worried about a raging inferno heading towards town.”

An updated map of the Two Mile Road wildfire’s perimeter, as shown to District of Sicamous Council at its July 28, 2021 meeting. (District of Sicamous image)
Federal internet maps show the majority of the District of Sicamous as having 50 megabyte-per-second download times and 10 megabyte-per-second upload times available as of July 28, 2021. (Google/Government of Canada map)
Federal internet maps show the majority of the District of Sicamous as having 50 megabyte-per-second download times and 10 megabyte-per-second upload times available as of July 28, 2021. (Google/Government of Canada map)
People line the shore and pedestrian bridge at Sicamous Beach Park. (File photo)

Sicamous Beach Park to be location of art project

Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union funding the project for its 75th anniversary

People line the shore and pedestrian bridge at Sicamous Beach Park. (File photo)
Sicamous’ landfill was scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, July 27, after being closed since July 20 due to the Two Mile Road wildfire. (File photo)

Sicamous landfill to reopen after temporary closure due to wildfire

Temporary garbage collection operation at curling club will continue until July 29

  • Jul 26, 2021
Sicamous’ landfill was scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, July 27, after being closed since July 20 due to the Two Mile Road wildfire. (File photo)
A household waste transfer station was established in the Sicamous & District Recreation Centre parking lot on July 23, 2021. (File photo)

Temporary household waste transfer station established in Sicamous

The station is located at 1121 Eagle Pass Way

A household waste transfer station was established in the Sicamous & District Recreation Centre parking lot on July 23, 2021. (File photo)
The wildfire near Sicamous on July 20, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service image)

Sicamous care home proactively evacuated due to 2 Mile Road wildfire

Around 1,000 Sicamous residents have been ordered to evacuate their homes

The wildfire near Sicamous on July 20, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service image)
The District of Sicamous is seeking community input on short-term rentals. (Zachary Roman-Eagle Valley News)

Short-term rentals: Sicamous looking at cost, impact on community, regulation

District seeking feedback from citizens on the topic

The District of Sicamous is seeking community input on short-term rentals. (Zachary Roman-Eagle Valley News)
Hyde Mountain Golf Resort in Sicamous. (File photo)

Shuswap golf course sells to Kelowna-based company

Development, renaming planned for Hyde Mountain Golf Course near Sicamous

Hyde Mountain Golf Resort in Sicamous. (File photo)
Hyde Mountain Golf Resort in Sicamous. (File photo)

Shuswap golf course sells to Kelowna-based company

Development, renaming planned for Hyde Mountain Golf Course near Sicamous

Hyde Mountain Golf Resort in Sicamous. (File photo)
A notice asking Sicamous residents to conserve water was posted on July 15, 2021. (District of Sicamous image)

Dry spell causes unprecedented demand on Sicamous’ water system

District asks residents to limit non-essential water use

A notice asking Sicamous residents to conserve water was posted on July 15, 2021. (District of Sicamous image)
A photo of the Sicamous Beach Park washroom and concession facility on July 8. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

Early August completion targeted for washroom, concession at Sicamous Beach Park

Next step for the project includes getting spray park running again

A photo of the Sicamous Beach Park washroom and concession facility on July 8. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)
The “Eagles’ Nest” dormitory behind the Sicamous and District Rec Centre. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)

District of Sicamous looks to rent out Eagles’ Nest accommodation facility

District staff say multiple rental inquiries have already been received

The “Eagles’ Nest” dormitory behind the Sicamous and District Rec Centre. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)
The Districts of Sicamous has invited local kids to vote on the animal to be sculpted from a stump at 417 Main Street. (Zachary Roman-Eagle Valley News)

Sicamous kids invited to vote on animal sculpture

Votes can be cast online, or in person at 446 Main Street

The Districts of Sicamous has invited local kids to vote on the animal to be sculpted from a stump at 417 Main Street. (Zachary Roman-Eagle Valley News)
A BC Emergency Health Services ambulance. (File photo)
A BC Emergency Health Services ambulance. (File photo)
A motor-vehicle incident about 12:45 p.m. on July 9 which blocked the Trans-Canada Highway in both directions about five kilometres east of the Canoe mill between Salmon Arm and Sicamous has been cleared. (Google maps)

Trans-Canada Highway opens between Salmon Arm, Sicamous

Incident about five kilometres east of Canoe mill cleared

A motor-vehicle incident about 12:45 p.m. on July 9 which blocked the Trans-Canada Highway in both directions about five kilometres east of the Canoe mill between Salmon Arm and Sicamous has been cleared. (Google maps)
A Burger King, a Kentucky Fried Chicken and a convenience store are proposed to go in the former Mountainpark Motorsports building at 534 Main Street in Sicamous. (Zachary Roman-Eagle Valley News)

KFC, Burger King proposed for Main Street in Sicamous

Proposal on agenda for July 14 planning and development committee meeting

A Burger King, a Kentucky Fried Chicken and a convenience store are proposed to go in the former Mountainpark Motorsports building at 534 Main Street in Sicamous. (Zachary Roman-Eagle Valley News)
Sicamous resident Alysha Wolf wants to make air conditioning mandatory in housing facilities for people ages 55 and up. (Contributed)

Update: Sicamous woman petitions for mandatory air conditioning in seniors housing

Alysha Wolf says AC shouldn’t be prohibited in housing leases

Sicamous resident Alysha Wolf wants to make air conditioning mandatory in housing facilities for people ages 55 and up. (Contributed)