Zachary Roman

Chase RCMP report that two pickup trucks stolen in Sorrento on Dec. 25 were located during the following two days. (File photo)

Sharp-eyed citizens find trucks stolen Christmas Day in South Shuswap

Chase RCMP grateful for help, say light-coloured Ford dually with flat-deck believed to be involved

Chase RCMP report that two pickup trucks stolen in Sorrento on Dec. 25 were located during the following two days. (File photo)
The view from about halfway down Silver Star Mountain Resort’s “Far Out” green run. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)

Column: New year, same old me

The Roman Report by Zachary Roman

The view from about halfway down Silver Star Mountain Resort’s “Far Out” green run. (Zachary Roman/Eagle Valley News)
Extreme cold has led to increased demand for plumbing and heating professionals in the Shuswap. (File photo)

Shuswap plumbers busy fixing frozen water lines caused by extreme cold

Environment Canada has declared B.C.’s Interior is under an extreme cold warning

Extreme cold has led to increased demand for plumbing and heating professionals in the Shuswap. (File photo)
A map created by D.S. Cunliffe Consulting Services which shows plans for the property at 4439 Trans-Canada Highway in Tappen. (CSRD image)

Construction of auto restoration building on well-known Shuswap property prompts ALC application

Columbia Shuswap Regional District supporting application

A map created by D.S. Cunliffe Consulting Services which shows plans for the property at 4439 Trans-Canada Highway in Tappen. (CSRD image)
Interior Health notified School District 83 of exposures to COVID-19 at schools in Enderby, Salmon Arm and Armstrong on Dec. 21, 2021. (Google Maps image)

COVID-19 exposures reported at 5 North Okanagan-Shuswap schools

Interior Health reported exposures at schools in Enderby, Armstrong and Salmon Arm

Interior Health notified School District 83 of exposures to COVID-19 at schools in Enderby, Salmon Arm and Armstrong on Dec. 21, 2021. (Google Maps image)
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)
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)
Interior Health reported potential COVID-19 exposures at Len Wood Middle School from Nov. 23-26 and on Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1. (File photo)

Interior Health reports COVID-19 exposures at 5 North Okanagan-Shuswap Schools

Exposures occurred between Nov. 23 and Dec. 1

Interior Health reported potential COVID-19 exposures at Len Wood Middle School from Nov. 23-26 and on Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1. (File photo)
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)
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