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Sicamous' Old Town Road Feature

Posted On: Aug 01, 2019

Tags: Discover , Home Featured , Live Here

Where to buy a sign:

Please contact the Sicamous & District Chamber of Commerce to purchase a sign.

Old Town Road Sicamous Style on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/bHfNmdgAtuM

Media Videos:

https://globalnews.ca/video/5721989/stolen-street-signs-for-old-town-road-in-sicamous-b-c-draw-national-attention-thanks-to-hit-song
https://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1745356
https://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1745356&cache=yes%3FclipId%3D89578
https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational/status/1157114252613701632
https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/small-canadian-community-cashes-in-on-old-town-road-street-signs-1.4538112

Written Media:

CBC:
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/old-town-road-sign-stolen-sicamous-selling-signs-1.5233669
https://twitter.com/cbcthenational/status/1157114252613701632?s=21&fbclid=IwAR2MWZOBnceXTOdS7VLrQk7xq1cSY6BOu4bEQ78uAXz7pX37TnPTKZ3t0ns

Global:
https://globalnews.ca/news/5714286/sicamous-old-town-road-sign-stolen/

CTV:
https://bc.ctvnews.ca/people-are-stealing-old-town-road-signs-from-this-b-c-community-1.4534504

Local:
https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/thieves-steal-old-town-road-sign-in-b-c-as-megahit-song-makes-history/
https://infotel.ca/newsitem/if-you-cant-beat-em-monetize-sicamous-deals-with-old-town-road-sign-theft/it64549
https://infotel.ca/newsitem/brite-old-town-road/cp1637203663
https://www.kamloopsthisweek.com/news/popular-song-draws-attention-thieves-to-sicamous-old-town-road-1.23904616
http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/news/article_90254244-b7d5-11e9-ab12-d3649134dc0a.html

https://www.saobserver.net/columns/column-kudos-to-sicamous-for-keeping-it-light-on-old-town-road/
https://www.eaglevalleynews.com/community/shea-weber-way-namesake-scores-old-town-road-sign/

Canadian Press:
https://www.cp24.com/lifestyle/sicamous-b-c-riding-newfound-old-town-road-fame-til-it-can-t-no-more-1.4534861

The Toronto Star:
https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/2019/08/02/bc-burgh-riding-old-town-road-fame.html

Narcity:
https://www.narcity.com/news/ca/bc/people-keep-stealing-sicamous-old-town-road-signs-and-the-bc-towns-reaction-is-everything

Daily Hive:
https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/old-town-road-sicamous-sign-lil-nas-x

Vancouver is Awesome:
https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2019/08/04/old-town-road-sicamous-bc/

Scoop Square 24 (I think this one was translate to French and then back again to English):
https://scoopsquare24.com/people-are-stealing-old-town-road-signs-from-sicamous-bc/

iPolitics.ca (See “The Kicker” section at the bottom:
https://ipolitics.ca/2019/08/02/evening-briefing-ice-ice-break-ey/

Canadian Chinese News:
https://www.singtao.ca/3647783/2019-07-29/news-%E7%9A%87%E5%AE%B6%E9%A8%8E%E8%AD%A6%E6%8C%81%E7%BA%8C%E7%B7%AC%E7%9C%81%E5%A4%A7%E6%90%9C%E7%B4%A2+++%E8%BF%BD%E6%8D%95%E5%8D%91%E8%A9%A9%E5%85%A9%E6%AE%BA%E4%BA%BA%E5%AB%8C%E7%8A%AF/?variant=zh-hk&desktopweb=1&referid=3666531

Times Colonist (Western Canada paper):
https://www.timescolonist.com/sicamous-b-c-riding-newfound-old-town-road-fame-til-it-can-t-no-more-1.23904516

Honorable Mentions:
This Wellesley Massachusetts newspaper noted our response to their shared problem.
https://theswellesleyreport.com/2019/08/for-wellesley-dpw-old-town-road-song-is-no-hit/

New York Daily News:
https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-old-town-road-boston-massachusetts-lil-nas-x-20190809-qtywgqrvczfefeh74t3pcqasoe-story.html

Boston Magazine:
https://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/2019/08/08/old-town-road-signs-wellesley/

CBC's The National

Mayor Terry Rysz will be on the CBC National broadcast tonight (Thursday, August 1, 2019) in the "Moments" portion of the broadcast (at the end) - he did an interview with CBC about the Old Town Road phenomenon!

Watch The National:
https://gem.cbc.ca/series/the-national/all/7edf3b97-b615-483a-842c-6c168d68c0ba

The National's Schedule:
https://www.cbc.ca/programguide/program/the_national_hd

Original Post:

Have ya heard? We're having some fun with the hit song Old Town Road by Lil Nas X! Here's a feature from the Eagle Valley News about Sicamous' Old Town Road & the hit song of the same name.

Popular song draws attention, thieves to Sicamous’ Old Town Road

More news articles coming soon, we will keep you posted!