Jim Elliot

Shuswap residents, would-be tourists urged stay home over May long weekend

CSRD chair asks not to jeopardize effectiveness of sacrifices made

Life-jacket Day a chance to reflect on boating safety

101 Canadians die each year in boating-related accidents; improper lifejacket use is a factor

City of West Kelowna issues water quality advisory

Safe water alternatives are available.

Black bear and cubs spotted in Salmon Arm park

The city is warning residents about the bears in the well-used trail system.

Owner seeks return of missing Shuswap tortoise

Cruz the tortoise weighs more than 60 lbs and may have sought shelter in a barn or shed

Shuswap school puts students, families’ culinary skills to the test

Chase’s Haldane Elementary holding Masterchef challenge, sharing images of plates online

RCMP seek witnesses of fatal highway crash in Peachland

Police got the call about the fatal crash at 9:45 p.m. on May 1.

Weather warning calls for gusty winds in the Okanagan and Shuswap

Localized thunderstorms and snow on mountain passes are also expected.

Okanagan-Shuswap gun club leaders react to Canadian government’s firearm ban

Restricted firearm owners are disappointed in the federal government’s ban

Bear shot, later burned in Shuswap gravel pit, sparking B.C. Conservation officers probe

A black bear killed and dumped in a Tappen gravel pit in mid-April, says BC COS.

Emergency crews rush to highway collision in West Kelowna

The crash occured shortly before noon at the intersection of Highway 97 and Butt Road.

Bruhn Bridge replacement work along Highway 1 on schedule to commence in 2020

Major construction may not begin until 2021, but some utilities are expected to be moved this year

Update: COSAR call out for missing hiker now believed to be false alarm

The area searched overnight included the Angel Springs and K.L.O. creek trails.

Rude, abusive behaviour directed at essential service staff at Shuswap landfills

Lack of respect for staff, regulations, may lead to halting of recycling and yard waste dumping

Two flights through Kelowna airport in April had COVID-19 case aboard

One incoming and one outgoing flight carried someone who later tested positive for the virus.

Conservation officers patrol closed North Okanagan and Shuswap rec sites over Easter long weekend

Warnings and formal orders to vacate were issued to more than 30 people.

Police watchdog investigates after man seriously injured during arrest near Sicamous

The incident took place around noon on Tuesday, April 14

Grass fire on Trans-Canada Highway near Chase

Residents called the fire department after seeing rising smoke

South Shuswap residents criticize upgrades to Balmoral Road/Highway 1 intersection

Reliance on frontage roads and narrow underpasses near Blind Bay not good enough

West Kelowna man charged in relation to cannabis grow robbery in Sicamous

Two suspects remain at large; police believe they left the robbery scene in a white hatchback