Sicamous

Highway 1 was closed in both directions following a multiple-vehicle collision on the Bruhn Bridge at Sicamous on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022. (Contributed)

‘It’s a dangerous bridge’: Sicamous mayor raises concern over 60-year-old Highway 1 crossing

Two-lane R.W. Bruhn Bridge opened along Trans-Canada Highway in 1962.

 

Kelly Bennett has been appointed the new chief administrative officer for the District of Sicamous as of Aug. 3, 2022. (District of Sicamous image)

New chief administrative officer named for Sicamous

Kelly Bennett to take over in wake of the departure on July 5 of former CAO

 

SUV flips on Highway 97A at Highway 1 in Sicamous. (Skilled Truckers Facebook)

SUV flips on Highway 97A in Sicamous

Reports indicate an SUV and semi-truck collided

 

Mara Hills Resort. (Live Auction)

‘Go ahead and make a bid on that’: Live RV auction comes to Sicamous

The live auction takes place at MaraHills Golf Resort on Aug. 13

  • Aug 3, 2022
Mara Hills Resort. (Live Auction)
Hiker Jason Reedyk found the rehabilitated historic Eagle Pass Lookout destroyed by fire, part of it still burning, on Tuesday afternoon, Aug, 2, 2022. (Jason Reedyk photo)

‘Rehabilitated’ historic Shuswap fire lookout destroyed by fire

Hiker finds part of Eagle Pass Lookout still burning

Hiker Jason Reedyk found the rehabilitated historic Eagle Pass Lookout destroyed by fire, part of it still burning, on Tuesday afternoon, Aug, 2, 2022. (Jason Reedyk photo)
Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed during last summer’s Two Mile Road wildfire are where a debris flow is likely to begin according to a report by BGC Engineering. (BGC Engineering photo)

Regional district unwavering in opposition to proposed salvage logging near Sicamous

CSRD disappointed with BC Timber Sales’ plans for Wiseman Creek watershed

Areas of high intensity burns that occurred in the Wiseman Creek watershed during last summer’s Two Mile Road wildfire are where a debris flow is likely to begin according to a report by BGC Engineering. (BGC Engineering photo)
Elise and August Shannon race back to the beach in their vessel Gramhalla, designed to reflect their Swedish heritage, to take first place in the first heat of the cardboard boat race during Sicamous Family Fun Day at Beach Park on Saturday, July 30, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Eagle Valley News)

In Photos: Family Fun Day returns to Sicamous

Cardboard boat race, sandcastle building and more

Elise and August Shannon race back to the beach in their vessel Gramhalla, designed to reflect their Swedish heritage, to take first place in the first heat of the cardboard boat race during Sicamous Family Fun Day at Beach Park on Saturday, July 30, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Eagle Valley News)
The District of Sicamous released a conceptual design of the Shuswap Healing Centre being planned for 200 Main St. on July 29, 2022. (District of Sicamous image)

Shuswap Healing Centre: Conceptual design revealed for planned Sicamous building

‘Council has listened to residents’ desire to maintain downtown greenspace.’

  • Jul 29, 2022
The District of Sicamous released a conceptual design of the Shuswap Healing Centre being planned for 200 Main St. on July 29, 2022. (District of Sicamous image)
Highway 1 was closed in both directions following a multiple-vehicle collision on the Bruhn Bridge at Sicamous on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022. (Contributed)
Highway 1 was closed in both directions following a multiple-vehicle collision on the Bruhn Bridge at Sicamous on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022. (Contributed)
Highway 1 was closed in both directions following a multiple-vehicle collision on the Bruhn Bridge at Sicamous on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022. (Contributed)

Highway 1 closed in Sicamous due to collision on Bruhn Bridge

Traffic being detoured on highways 97A and 97B

Highway 1 was closed in both directions following a multiple-vehicle collision on the Bruhn Bridge at Sicamous on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022. (Contributed)
Watering restrictions in Sicamous went into effect on May 15 and continue until Sept. 15. (File photo)

Options for ramping up watering restrictions proposed for Sicamous

Bylaw amendment sparked by extreme heat and wildfires fires of the summer of 2021

Watering restrictions in Sicamous went into effect on May 15 and continue until Sept. 15. (File photo)
The District of Sicamous’ naming review panel has proposed naming a portion of beach area in Two Mile after the late Rob Flockhart. (District of Sicamous graphic)

Locations proposed to be named after former Sicamous NHL’er and longtime volunteer

District revamps naming policy to include parks, trails and other assets

The District of Sicamous’ naming review panel has proposed naming a portion of beach area in Two Mile after the late Rob Flockhart. (District of Sicamous graphic)
The Sicamous chamber’s INFO on the GO team, Dillion Whiting, Sarah Spence-Ellis and Hanna Chipman, and visitor centre coordinator Alyssa Sande, have their photo taken with Pinnacle Lifestyles CEO Darvin Zurfluh (centre), and the new bikes Pinnacle purchased for the INFO on the GO team, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. (Contributed)

New Sicamous resort owners step up for student community ambassadors

Sicamous chamber bicycles stolen in recent vandalism at Beach Park

  • Jul 27, 2022
The Sicamous chamber’s INFO on the GO team, Dillion Whiting, Sarah Spence-Ellis and Hanna Chipman, and visitor centre coordinator Alyssa Sande, have their photo taken with Pinnacle Lifestyles CEO Darvin Zurfluh (centre), and the new bikes Pinnacle purchased for the INFO on the GO team, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. (Contributed)
Emergency responders were called to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 east of Sicamous on Sunday, July 24, 2022. (File photo)

Family taken to hospital following two-vehicle collision east of Sicamous

RCMP sergeant gives thanks to motorists who stopped to provide assistance

  • Jul 25, 2022
Emergency responders were called to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 east of Sicamous on Sunday, July 24, 2022. (File photo)
Sicamous council has asked staff for a report on allowing temporary use permits to be issued for properties designated Town Centre in the district’s official community plan. (District of Sicamous image)

Council divided over temporary use permits in Sicamous’ downtown

Permits not currently allowed for properties with Town Centre designation

Sicamous council has asked staff for a report on allowing temporary use permits to be issued for properties designated Town Centre in the district’s official community plan. (District of Sicamous image)
The Sicamous caboose has been restored to its original colour thanks to work done by a committee of community volunteers. (Tia Ciseralla-Lemieux photo)

Volunteer committee on track with Sicamous caboose restoration

Effort was sparked after donated railcar received unwelcome repaint

The Sicamous caboose has been restored to its original colour thanks to work done by a committee of community volunteers. (Tia Ciseralla-Lemieux photo)
Sicamous council is supportive of signs from the district’s economic development corporation and the chamber being part of a temporary community showcase at 425 Main St. (District of Sicamous graphic)

District taking steps to temporarily beautify future home of housing project

Council supports suspending sign bylaw to allow signage at 425 Main Street

Sicamous council is supportive of signs from the district’s economic development corporation and the chamber being part of a temporary community showcase at 425 Main St. (District of Sicamous graphic)
The inaugural Monashee Music Festival takes place at the Sicamous Dog Park on sJuly 22-23. (File photo)
The inaugural Monashee Music Festival takes place at the Sicamous Dog Park on sJuly 22-23. (File photo)
Shuswap Paws Rescue Society has reduced its adoption price for adult cats for the summer with the hope of finding them a forever home. (Shuswap Paws Rescue Society photo)

Shuswap animal rescue seeking homes for large number of cats in its care

Shuswap Paws Rescue Society lowers adoption fee for adult cats for summer

Shuswap Paws Rescue Society has reduced its adoption price for adult cats for the summer with the hope of finding them a forever home. (Shuswap Paws Rescue Society photo)
During a recent act of vandalism at Sicamous’ new Beach Park washroom and concession facility, a pair of bikes belonging to the chamber were stolen. (File photo)

Sicamous chamber student ambassador bikes stolen and destroyed

Bikes were taken during recent act of vandalism at new Beach Park facility

During a recent act of vandalism at Sicamous’ new Beach Park washroom and concession facility, a pair of bikes belonging to the chamber were stolen. (File photo)