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Source Of Odor Unconfirmed After Evacuation At Thrift Store

Salmon Arm's Fire Department has provided details on a Thursday incident at Churches Thirft Store. Fire Chief Brad Shirley says an odour in the building resulted in its evacuation "There had been some type of smell in the building, possibly pepper spray, or bear spray. Upon our arrival crews search ... Read More...

Big Eddy Bridge Closure Scheduled For Next Thursday

The City of Revelstoke has announced that the Big Eddy Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic for a portion of Thursday, October 8th. Next week's closure will last from 7AM to 2:30PM, as staff need time to complete repairs to the bridge. Pedestrian traffic will still be able to ... Read More...

Winter Tire Rules Now In Effect On The Majority Of B.C Highways

October is here, and that means winter tire requirements on most B.C Highways, including Highway One. Corporal Thomas Blakney with Southeast District Traffic Services in Revelstoke has details on how you can tell if your tires are acceptable on the Highway "They need to have a snowflake symbol, or the ... Read More...

RJ Haney Confirms Cancellation Of This Year's 'Spooktacular' Event

Salmon Arm's RJ Haney Heritage Village and Museum has confirmed reports that the annual 'Spooktacular' event prior to Halloween has been cancelled for this year. A post on the Museum's website states that Spooktacular has been cancelled so that staff can focus time and money on the Montebello Block project. ... Read More...

Salmon Arm Woman Hospitalized Following Tuesday House Fire

Salmon Arm's Fire Department says a woman was sent to Hospital on Tuesday night, following a structure fire at a two-storey home on Salmon Arm's 2nd Avenue, SE. Fire Chief Brad Shirley has details on the call that came in around 5PM "Early indications are the resident had a fire ... Read More...

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