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May 23, 2019

Construction of Salmon River Parallel Trail to get rolling

Plans for a 3.65 km bike trail linking the Silver Creek Community Hall, library and elementary school with the Silver Creek Park are gearing up for construction.

At the May 16, 2019, Regular Board Meeting, Columbia Shuswap Regional District (...

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May 23, 2019

Sunnybrae Boil Water Notice rescinded

The Boil Water Notice for the Sunnybrae Water System issued on April 11, 2019 has been rescinded effective May 23, 2019. 

Recent water quality tests have confirmed that turbidity levels in the Sunnybrae Water System's drinking...

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May 22, 2019

CSRD hopes to access funds for food waste composting in Revelstoke

Banana peels, mouldy bread and potato peelings won't be filling up the landfill in Revelstoke, if a CSRD grant application to construct a Food Waste Composting Facility is approved. 

At the May 16, Regular Board Meeting, Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Directors voted unanimously to make an application for grant funding to the BC Organics Infrastructure Program, for a maximum...

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May 17, 2019

Sicamous Creek Trails re-opened to the public

The Sicamous Creek Falls Trailhead and park trail system are now open for public use following the conclusion of a Shuswap Search and Rescue recovery mission.

Shuswap Search and Rescue were called to the area Thursday to assist in locating and recovering the body of a man who died after a fall. 

The CSRD expresses its sympathy to the family and friends of the victim.

We...

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May 15, 2019

Harbour Road Boat Launch open

The Harbour Road Boat Launch, located at 1955 Eagle Bay Road in Blind Bay, is open for use effective Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

This boat launch had been closed since August 23, 2018 due to low water.

In addition, the CSRD operates two additional boat launch sites within the Sorrento/Blind Bay area:

Markwart Road Boat Launch at 2888 Markwart Rd, Sorrento;
Whitehead...

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May 13, 2019

Grant promotes Indigenous culture in the Shuswap

A project to enhance the knowledge of Secwépemc landmarks and culture in the Shuswap is receiving $100,000 from the BC Rural Dividend Program. 

The Secwépemc Landmarks and Trail Sign project will involve Secwépemc artists, elders and youth...

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May 13, 2019

Bridge closure on Reinecker Creek Trail

Hikers on the Reinecker Creek Trail need to be aware that the upper north bridge crossing is out due to damage to the bridge.

The area has been marked off and hikers should not attempt to cross.

The popular trail is still accessible up to the bridge for an out-and-back hike.

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May 10, 2019

Funds add momentum to Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail Project

Plans for the development of a non-motorized trail connection from Sicamous to Armstrong are taking a leap forward with the announcement of a $500,000 BC Rural Dividend Grant to advance the project to the design phase....

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May 8, 2019

The early birds get the worm… and the title of Master Composter

Donald Bourne and Colleen Kohlman have wormed their way into becoming the first Columbia Shuswap Regional District Master Composters.

The pair were recently acknowledged for their dedication in completing the requirements to become designated...

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May 7, 2019

Notice of Development Variance Permits - Wild Rose Bay - Electoral Area C

Notice of Development Variance Permit No. 701-86 and Development Variance Permit No. 701-91

What is Development Variance Permit No. 701-86 (DVP701-86)?
The subject property is located at 25 - 6421 Eagle Bay Road in Wild Rose Bay of Electoral Area C (view map). The lot is currently vacant and the...

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