Eagle Valley News

Sicamous flood protection plan, public walkway come with hefty price tag

New barrier against higher seasonal lake levels called a proactive approach by mayor

 

Revelstoke Mountain Resort voted best in Canada

The World Ski Awards announced the 2020 winners

  • Nov 22, 2020

 

KIJHL proceeds with weekend games despite new COVID-19 restrictions

The league falls entirely within Interior Health and is already playing within four-team cohorts

 

Malakwa fire chief champions rewards of being part of local fire department

Department looking to replenish its ranks

Sicamous bridge project will obstruct travel on the Eagle River

Replacement work on the Solsqua-Sicamous Bridge is entering a new phase next week.

Sicamous Eagles win regular season opener

The Eagles beat the Golden Rockets on the road on Nov. 13.

Eagle Valley Arts Council launches online youth talent show

Online submissions are being accepted in a variety of categories.

In Photos: Sicamous marks Remembrance Day

A small, spread-out crowd and many masked faces made 2020 obviously different from previous years

Sicamous Eagles gear up for first home game of the season

Games this season will not have fans in the stands due to COVID-19 but will be streamed online.

Proposed Sicamous Beach Park upgrade to be built into landscaped slope

Upgraded facility will also sport a concession and better accessibility

Engine 8, the newest addition to the Sicamous Fire Department's fleet. (Vivian Ogino photo)

Forest fuel management work underway near Sicamous

Project could lead to slash burns into mid December

Engine 8, the newest addition to the Sicamous Fire Department's fleet. (Vivian Ogino photo)
Members of the public will now have to wear masks to enter the Sicamous Municipal Hall. (File photo)

Masks now required to enter Sicamous Municipal Hall

Mask policy joins other precautions already in place at district office

Members of the public will now have to wear masks to enter the Sicamous Municipal Hall. (File photo)
A rock slide is blocking one lane off the Trans-Canada Highway west of Sicamous. (Cindy Schedlosky/Facebook)

Rock slide near Sicamous cleared from highway

Single-lane alternating traffic had been in effect.

A rock slide is blocking one lane off the Trans-Canada Highway west of Sicamous. (Cindy Schedlosky/Facebook)
Planning is underway for the Okanagan Rail Trail connecting Sicamous to Armstrong. (Supplied)

Sicamous denied rail trail ownership

The district sought ownership of part of trail to address a conflict with dock owners.

Planning is underway for the Okanagan Rail Trail connecting Sicamous to Armstrong. (Supplied)
A pair of Oct. 27 vehicle crashes damaged the railing of the RW Bruhn Bridge. (Sicamous RCMP photo)

Railing of Sicamous’ Bruhn Bridge damaged, repairs could take months

Sicamous says sidewalk will be inaccessible to wheelchairs until repairs complete

A pair of Oct. 27 vehicle crashes damaged the railing of the RW Bruhn Bridge. (Sicamous RCMP photo)
Mayor Terry Rysz receives the ceremonial first poppy from Legion president Bill Moore and vice president Marty Goble. (Sicamous Legion/Facebook)

Sicamous Legion adjusts Remembrance Day to pandemic

Live-streamed ceremony and changes to poppy campaign in the works

Mayor Terry Rysz receives the ceremonial first poppy from Legion president Bill Moore and vice president Marty Goble. (Sicamous Legion/Facebook)
A four-vehicle accident on the Bruhn Bridge in Sicamous destroyed two cars and a section of bridge guardrail but remarkably injured no one. (Sicamous RCMP Image)

Sicamous’ Bruhn Bridge site of two collisions

Although a total of five vehicles were involved, no one was injured

A four-vehicle accident on the Bruhn Bridge in Sicamous destroyed two cars and a section of bridge guardrail but remarkably injured no one. (Sicamous RCMP Image)
The RW Bruhn highway bridge nears Sicamous has been reduced to single-lane alternating traffic. (Drive BC/Twitter)

Vehicle incident on Bruhn Bridge near Sicamous delays traffic

Highway 1 bridge reduced to single lane

The RW Bruhn highway bridge nears Sicamous has been reduced to single-lane alternating traffic. (Drive BC/Twitter)
Sicamous resident Paige Mounce says she has found numerous sick mice and rodents on her property. She wants the district to get started with a non-chemical treatment program so that other animals that might eat the poisoned rodents do not get sick. (Paige Mounce-Facebook)

Numerous rat complaints in Sicamous prompt look at pest control options

Resident warns chemical treatment dangerous to pets, livestock, wildlife

Sicamous resident Paige Mounce says she has found numerous sick mice and rodents on her property. She wants the district to get started with a non-chemical treatment program so that other animals that might eat the poisoned rodents do not get sick. (Paige Mounce-Facebook)
The Sicamous Eagles recently moved into the “Eagles’ Nest” dormitory behind the Sicamous and District Rec Centre. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)

Sicamous Eagles move into dormitory on arena grounds

The KIJHL hockey team's billet system was strained by COVID-19 so they are piloting a new solution

The Sicamous Eagles recently moved into the “Eagles’ Nest” dormitory behind the Sicamous and District Rec Centre. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)