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RCMP at Kelowna General Hospital on Dec. 20, 2021. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Kelowna Capital News)

Victims of West Kelowna shooting expected to survive, investigation continues

On Dec. 20, West Kelowna RCMP responded to shots fired near Barona Beach Lakeview Resort

RCMP at Kelowna General Hospital on Dec. 20, 2021. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Kelowna Capital News)
Terra Stephenson received Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s 2021 National Eva Markvoort Leadership Award. She’s pictured here with her daughter Sophia. (Contributed)

‘A beautiful example’: Salmon Arm woman wins Cystic Fibrosis Canada leadership honour

Terra Stephenson has volunteered with Cystic Fibrosis Canada for her entire life

Terra Stephenson received Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s 2021 National Eva Markvoort Leadership Award. She’s pictured here with her daughter Sophia. (Contributed)
Donations are being collected at the Tappen Co-op for those affected by a Dec. 16 house fire that claimed the life of one man. (Tappen-Sunnybrae Fire Department image)

One man dead, five escape from Shuswap house fire

Fire occurred in the 1100 block of Tappen-Notch Hill road on Dec. 16

Donations are being collected at the Tappen Co-op for those affected by a Dec. 16 house fire that claimed the life of one man. (Tappen-Sunnybrae Fire Department image)
Peggy Henrickson said each child at Parkview Elementary School in Sicamous is a little piece of her heart. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

VIDEO: Young Sicamous students surprise volunteer ‘Grandma Peggy’ with gift, carols

Her name is Peggy Henrickson, but to the kids of Sicamous, she’s…

Peggy Henrickson said each child at Parkview Elementary School in Sicamous is a little piece of her heart. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue attended its 100th call of 2021 on Dec. 14. (File photo)

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue responds to 100th call of 2021

While the Dec. 14 response was ‘anticlimactic’, it’s been the station’s busiest year ever

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue attended its 100th call of 2021 on Dec. 14. (File photo)
Police responded to a report of a semi truck and trailer driving westbound on Highway 1 near Crazy Creek in a dangerous manner on Dec. 13, 2021. (File photo)

Semi truck driving erratically stopped by Sicamous RCMP, driver refuses breathalyzer

Police suspended 54-year-old man’s license and impounded his truck

Police responded to a report of a semi truck and trailer driving westbound on Highway 1 near Crazy Creek in a dangerous manner on Dec. 13, 2021. (File photo)
The wind whips up the hair of a pedestrian on a chilly winter day. (File photo)

Windy weather warning: Gusts of up to 80 km/h predicted to hit Okanagan, Shuswap

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement on Dec. 10

The wind whips up the hair of a pedestrian on a chilly winter day. (File photo)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC has sent a report to the BC Prosecution Service for consideration of charges in an October 2019 police incident near Malakwa. (File photo)

Police watchdog: Use of force in 2019 arrest may have contributed to Kelowna man’s death

38-year-old Clayton Donnelly died the day after he was arrested in Malakwa

The Independent Investigations Office of BC has sent a report to the BC Prosecution Service for consideration of charges in an October 2019 police incident near Malakwa. (File photo)
The Sicamous Eagles were sanctioned by the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League for violating the league’s COVID-19 vaccination policy on Dec. 10, 2021. (File Photo)

Sicamous Eagles sanctioned by KIJHL for violating league’s vaccination policy

Suspensions issued for head coach, general manager

The Sicamous Eagles were sanctioned by the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League for violating the league’s COVID-19 vaccination policy on Dec. 10, 2021. (File Photo)
Natalie Wilkie of Salmon Arm, pictured competing in the 1.5km cross country sprints during the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. (File photo)

Salmon Arm sharpshooter Natalie Wilkie wins biathlon silver at Para Nordic World Cup

Wilkie won two gold medals in races earlier this week

Natalie Wilkie of Salmon Arm, pictured competing in the 1.5km cross country sprints during the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. (File photo)
Splatsin supports old-growth harvest deferrals north of Revelstoke at Argonaut Creek. (File photo)

‘Vital habitat’: Splatsin supports old-growth harvest deferrals north of Revelstoke

Splatsin wants old-growth review to align with UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Splatsin supports old-growth harvest deferrals north of Revelstoke at Argonaut Creek. (File photo)
The approximate location of a collision and material spill that closed Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm on Dec. 9, 2021. (Google image)

UPDATE: Collision, spill on Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm cleared

Incident occurred between Canoe Beach Drive NE and Bernie Road Thursday morning, Dec. 9

The approximate location of a collision and material spill that closed Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm on Dec. 9, 2021. (Google image)
Highway 97A south of Sicamous has reopened. (Google image)

Rocks blocking Highway 97A south of Sicamous have been cleared

DriveBC announced the highway was open around 11 a.m. on Dec. 5

Highway 97A south of Sicamous has reopened. (Google image)
The approximate location of a motor vehicle incident that closed the eastbound lane of Highway 1 west of Sicamous. (Google image)

UPDATE: Transport truck incident on Highway 1 west of Sicamous cleared

AIM Roads gave the all clear at 2 p.m.

The approximate location of a motor vehicle incident that closed the eastbound lane of Highway 1 west of Sicamous. (Google image)
The approximate location of the rocks that’ve closed Highway 97A south of Sicamous. (Google image)

Highway 97A closed in both directions south of Sicamous due to rocks on the road

DriveBC reported the rocks Friday night, Dec. 3

The approximate location of the rocks that’ve closed Highway 97A south of Sicamous. (Google image)
A firefighter sprays water on the flames of a derelict building which was lit ablaze as part of a training exercise involving the Malakwa, Sicamous and Swansea Point fire departments on March 26, 2017. (File photo)

Two Shuswap fire chiefs take unpaid leave of absence in response to CSRD vaccine mandate

Swansea Point, Silver Creek fire chiefs say losing members puts communities in danger

A firefighter sprays water on the flames of a derelict building which was lit ablaze as part of a training exercise involving the Malakwa, Sicamous and Swansea Point fire departments on March 26, 2017. (File photo)
The Monashee Music Festival will be held at the Sicamous Dog Park on July 22 and 23, 2022. (Contributed)

Rockers 54-40 to headline in new Shuswap music festival coming next summer

Monashee Music Festival will feature a day of rock and a day of country tunes

The Monashee Music Festival will be held at the Sicamous Dog Park on July 22 and 23, 2022. (Contributed)
An autographed Shea Weber jersey is being raffled off at Hideaway Liquor Store in Salmon Arm and tickets are available until Dec. 20, 2021. (Contributed)

Signed Shea Weber jersey being raffled off in support of Shuswap charity

The two-time Olympic gold medalists’ threads will benefit Shuswap Paws Rescue Society

An autographed Shea Weber jersey is being raffled off at Hideaway Liquor Store in Salmon Arm and tickets are available until Dec. 20, 2021. (Contributed)
Purchase of the Sicamous to Armstrong rail corridor by the Regional District of North Okanagan and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (excluding portions owned by the Splatsin), was completed in early 2018. (Photo contributed)

Columbia Shuswap Regional District dismisses claim it plans to bring rails back to rail trail

CSRD administrator says updated agreement with Shuswap property owners ‘functionally the same’

Purchase of the Sicamous to Armstrong rail corridor by the Regional District of North Okanagan and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (excluding portions owned by the Splatsin), was completed in early 2018. (Photo contributed)
Rocks were blocking part of Highway 1 east of Chase around 3 p.m. on Nov. 25, 2021. (Sarah Sigurdson photo)

Rocks blocking lane of Highway 1 east of Chase

According to DriveBC, a rockslide occurred 10 kilometres east of Chase around 2:45 p.m.

Rocks were blocking part of Highway 1 east of Chase around 3 p.m. on Nov. 25, 2021. (Sarah Sigurdson photo)