Sicamous

Sicamous residents Cathy and Ernie Baynes will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on September 2, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

‘Could be we tolerate each other’: Shuswap couple to celebrate 72nd anniversary

Humour part of the glue that’s kept Cathy and Ernie Baynes together

  • Aug 18, 2022

 

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.

 

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)
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)
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)
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)
Canoes dot the western shore of the Shuswap River at Belvidere Park in Enderby Tuesday, July 12, for the start of the Pulling Together Canoe Journey. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Canoe journey paddlers pull it together in Enderby

The 20th Pulling Together Canoe Journey began Tuesday morning, July 12, on the Shuswap River

Canoes dot the western shore of the Shuswap River at Belvidere Park in Enderby Tuesday, July 12, for the start of the Pulling Together Canoe Journey. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
An evacuation alert issued for residences in the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park on July 3 was lifted on July 6. (CSRD image)

Evacuation alert lifted for Sicamous properties

Due to ongoing landslide risk, mobile home park residents advised to stay informed

An evacuation alert issued for residences in the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park on July 3 was lifted on July 6. (CSRD image)
An evacuation alert was ordered at 3 p.m. on July 3 for the Sicamous Mobile Home Park. (District of Sicamous image)

Landslide risk prompts evacuation alert for Sicamous Mobile Home Park

Alert advises people to be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice if danger increases

An evacuation alert was ordered at 3 p.m. on July 3 for the Sicamous Mobile Home Park. (District of Sicamous image)
Sicamous RCMP say vehicle was going twice the posted speed when it was clocked on Highway 1 on June 25, 2022. (Black Press file photo)

Excessive speed: Sicamous RCMP say vehicle clocked going 205 km/h on Highway 1

Vehicle impounded for seven days, driver fined and may face more penalties

Sicamous RCMP say vehicle was going twice the posted speed when it was clocked on Highway 1 on June 25, 2022. (Black Press file photo)
Measuring old-growth trees at Yard Creek Provincial Park. (Shuswap Trail Alliance photo)

Japanese themed garden planned for Yard Creek park to remember internment

The plan was unanimously supported by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board

  • Jun 22, 2022
Measuring old-growth trees at Yard Creek Provincial Park. (Shuswap Trail Alliance photo)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is making sand and bags available for filling. (CSRD file photo)

Shuswap activates Emergency Operations Centre in response to rising lake levels

The BC River Forecast Centre has upgraded to Flood Watch status for the Shuswap Region

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is making sand and bags available for filling. (CSRD file photo)
Ron Flockhart and sister LaVerne – holding her grandson, Conner – were at the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre for the unveiling of a sign honouring brother Rob Flockhart on June 6, 2021. (Contributed)

District of Sicamous looks to honour local hockey legend Rob Flockhart

Proposed street naming policy amendment also sparked by longtime volunteer Lloyd Gavel

Ron Flockhart and sister LaVerne – holding her grandson, Conner – were at the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre for the unveiling of a sign honouring brother Rob Flockhart on June 6, 2021. (Contributed)
Sand and/or bags are being made available at 22 locations in the Shuswap area. (CSRD)

Shuswap residents prepare for rising flood risk

The BC River Forecast Centre has upgraded to Flood Watch status for the Shuswap Region

Sand and/or bags are being made available at 22 locations in the Shuswap area. (CSRD)
An evacuation alert was issued for all residences of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park on Monday, June 13, 2022. (File photo)

Rainfall, increased landslide risk spurs evacuation alert for Sicamous mobile home park

Evacuation alert follows special weather statement issued for Shuswap

  • Jun 13, 2022
An evacuation alert was issued for all residences of the Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park on Monday, June 13, 2022. (File photo)
Dorian Bell appeared via video in BC Supreme Court in Salmon Arm on June 10, 2022 to be sentenced on three charges, one of them dangerous driving causing death stemming from a May 2021 incident near the Bruhn Bridge in Sicamous that resulted in the death of a Malakwa woman. (File photo)

Details of high speed flight to Sicamous ending in death heard in Salmon Arm court

Moving victim impact statements from woman’s family read, sentencing delayed

Dorian Bell appeared via video in BC Supreme Court in Salmon Arm on June 10, 2022 to be sentenced on three charges, one of them dangerous driving causing death stemming from a May 2021 incident near the Bruhn Bridge in Sicamous that resulted in the death of a Malakwa woman. (File photo)
Members of a Ukrainian family fleeing their home country are expected to soon arrive in Sicamous. Efforts are underway in the community to support them through this transition. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Sicamous residents to welcome family fleeing Ukraine

Gift cards suggested as a way to support arriving refugees

Members of a Ukrainian family fleeing their home country are expected to soon arrive in Sicamous. Efforts are underway in the community to support them through this transition. (Angelique Houlihan photo)