News Articles

Global News – January 12, 2019 by Doyle Potenteau
“The Columbia Shuswap Regional District has approved spending to shore up a section of Newsome Creek in Sorrento. Calling it an urgent decision, the regional district’s board of directors voted to approve $25,000...” Read more on Global News
South Shuswap Scoop – January 11, 2019 by Paul Demenok
“Currently one of the most important issues because of the urgency and the potential danger involved...” Read more on South Shuswap Scoop
Salmon Arm Observer – January 10, 2019 by Jim Elliot
“Province to fund half of feasibility study, unwilling to budge on responsibility for creek work.” Read more on Salmon Arm Observer
CSRD Website – January 10, 2019 by CSRD Staff Writer
“There's simply no time to wait. That's the message from the CSRD Board of Directors as they voted to approve spending $25,000 for a remediation assessment and work plan to address the safety issues of residences located along the banks of Newsome Creek in Sorrento...” Read more on CSRD Website
Salmon Arm Observer – November 18, 2018 by Jim Elliot
“Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Directors are sending an urgent letter to the province for it to fund needed studies and all mitigation works to protect the Newsome Creek stream banks, which are causing a hazardous situation for residents along Caen Road in Sorrento.” Read more on Salmon Arm Observer
Salmon Arm Observer – November 12, 2018 by Jim Elliot
“Some residents of properties perched along Newsome Creek, which runs through Sorrento on its way to Shuswap Lake, feel as though they are teetering on the edge...” Read more on Salmon Arm Observer
Salmon Arm Observer – November 3, 2018 by Paul Demenok
“The residents of Caen Road in Sorrento need help from the province of British Columbia, and they need it soon. In fact, their problem is one that also affects all residents who receive their water from the CSRD’s Sorrento Water System.” Read more on Salmon Arm Observer
Global News – October 24, 2018 by Megan Turcato
“As erosion threatens the steep creek bank underneath their properties, some residents in Sorrento, B.C., are looking to the province for help. However, the province says it’s up to the regional district to take the next steps.” Read more on Global News