Snow

Volunteers from Salmon Arm, Vernon and Revelstoke Search and Rescue came to the aid of a snowmobiler who was stranded in the Blue Lake area on Saturday, March 14. (Hunters Range Snowmobile Association/Facebook photo)

Helicopter used to save stranded sledder east of Sicamous

Members of local sled clubs and Shuswap, Vernon and Revelstoke SAR volunteers help with the rescue

Volunteers from Salmon Arm, Vernon and Revelstoke Search and Rescue came to the aid of a snowmobiler who was stranded in the Blue Lake area on Saturday, March 14. (Hunters Range Snowmobile Association/Facebook photo)
Volunteers, from Salmon Arm, Vernon and Revelstoke SAR rescued a snowmobiler who became stranded in the Blue Lake area on Saturday, March 14. (Hunters Range Snowmobile Association/Facebook)

North Okanagan and Shuswap search and rescue volunteers save stranded sledder

Members of local sled clubs and Shuswap, Vernon and Revelstoke SAR volunteers helped with the rescue

Volunteers, from Salmon Arm, Vernon and Revelstoke SAR rescued a snowmobiler who became stranded in the Blue Lake area on Saturday, March 14. (Hunters Range Snowmobile Association/Facebook)
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Snow warning for Coquihalla Highway, 15-20 cm expected

Fraser Canyon to expect winds of 60-90 km/h

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Snow warning for Coquihalla Highway, 15-20 cm expected

Fraser Canyon to expect winds of 60-90 km/h

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A couple of snowmobilers who got stuck near Sugar Lake were rescued by Vernon Search and Rescue March 7. (VSAR photo)

Day trip turns dark for snowmobilers in North Okanagan

Couple went out “for a few hours” and almost got stuck spending the night out in the dark

A couple of snowmobilers who got stuck near Sugar Lake were rescued by Vernon Search and Rescue March 7. (VSAR photo)
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Snow returns to Okanagan streets

Okanagan residents woke up to some fresh powder coming from the skies Saturday

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Drivers are reminded to check DriveBC and use #BCstorm on social media. (File photo)

Second snowstorm expected to hit B.C. Interior over weekend

Five to 10 more centimetres are forecasted to fall Sunday evening

Drivers are reminded to check DriveBC and use #BCstorm on social media. (File photo)
LETTER: Thanks to Fyffe Road Snow Angel

LETTER: Thanks to Fyffe Road Snow Angel

Snow-clearing efforts have been appreciated

  • Feb 21, 2020
LETTER: Thanks to Fyffe Road Snow Angel
Environment Canada is warning road users of heavy snowfall between Hope and Merritt on Friday, Feb. 7. 2020. (File photo)

Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for Coquihalla

20 to 25 centimetres of snow expected

Environment Canada is warning road users of heavy snowfall between Hope and Merritt on Friday, Feb. 7. 2020. (File photo)
PHOTOS: Driver performs risky manoeuvre to pass B.C. snowplows, sparking warning

PHOTOS: Driver performs risky manoeuvre to pass B.C. snowplows, sparking warning

The incident was spotted on Highway 19 in Campbell River

PHOTOS: Driver performs risky manoeuvre to pass B.C. snowplows, sparking warning
The warning was put into effect at 6:21 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5. (Contributed)

Snowfall warning in effect for Okanagan and Similkameen

The South Okanagan is expected to receive 10 to 15 cm today

The warning was put into effect at 6:21 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5. (Contributed)
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
Heavy snow expected for Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm

Heavy snow expected for Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm

Up to 25 centimetres forecast from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass

Heavy snow expected for Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm
The car port of Gina Gregg’s Malakwa rental home was destroyed by heavy snow on its roof on Jan. 23, 2020. (Contributed)

Shuswap carport collapse from snow prompts question of landlord/tenant responsibility

Cracks in ceilings, doors that become difficult to open can be warning signs

The car port of Gina Gregg’s Malakwa rental home was destroyed by heavy snow on its roof on Jan. 23, 2020. (Contributed)
Snow angels: B.C. volunteers shovel for those who can’t

Snow angels: B.C. volunteers shovel for those who can’t

‘They’ve helped me make it through the rest of the winter’

Snow angels: B.C. volunteers shovel for those who can’t
Heavy snowfall cracked a window at the Kitimat Northern Sentinel on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, unleashing an avalanche 12 feet into the newsroom. (Gerry Leibel/Northern Sentinel)

PHOTOS: Heavy snowfall breaks window, causing avalanche into B.C. newsroom office

It was a chaotic start to the week for the Kitimat Northern Sentinel

Heavy snowfall cracked a window at the Kitimat Northern Sentinel on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, unleashing an avalanche 12 feet into the newsroom. (Gerry Leibel/Northern Sentinel)
More than 70 centimetres of snow has dumped on Vernon this month so far. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

North Okanagan city dumped with fourth snowiest January in three decades

January isn’t even over yet, and Vernon has already recorded one of…

More than 70 centimetres of snow has dumped on Vernon this month so far. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Big White skier on pro career path

Big White skier on pro career path

17-year-old Lewis Brunt is ready for the challenges ahead

Big White skier on pro career path
Photo: Big White

Big White welcomes fresh powder

19 centimeters of snow has dropped at Big White within the last 24 hours

Photo: Big White