Revelstoke avalanche rescue dog handler Zuzana Riha Driediger has illustrated a children's book on avalanche safety. It features a foreword by Justin Trudeau.

Revelstoke artist illustrates avalanche rescue dog children’s book

Local artist and CARDA avalanche rescue dog handler Zuzana Riha Driediger has illustrated a new children's book about rescue dogs

Local artist and CARDA avalanche rescue dog handler Zuzana Riha Driediger has illustrated a new children’s book about rescue dogs that is designed to promote mountain safety to young skiers.

The book, entitled Radar the Rescue Dog, is based on Whistler’s first avalanche rescue dog, named Radar, and his handler Bruce Watt.

Author Janet Love said the book is an important tool to promote avalanche safety and education for young skiers.

The book is endorsed by the Canadian Avalanche Foundation, the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association (CARDA) and other ski professionals.

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has penned a foreword for the book. Justin’s brother Michel died tragically in a 1998 avalanche.

Zuzana Driediger has been a CARDA member since 1993.

She will be launching the book at the Revelstoke Ski Swap on Nov. 3.

 

Just Posted

BC SPCA investigates Okanagan woman with prior animal abuse convictions

BC SPCA is investigating a property near Vernon

Revelstoke Grizzlies celebrate the end of their regular season with awards

Their last game is on Saturday and the playoffs start next week

MP Stetski calls for more funding for rural internet

Stetski says there is a growing digital divide between rural and urban communities

Revelstoke Search and Rescue calls Feb. 11-17

Revelstoke Search and Rescue reports their activities to Emergency Management BC who… Continue reading

Sell regulated heroin to curb B.C.’s overdose problem: report

B.C. Centre on Substance Use points to organized crime and money-laundering as contributing factors

Man wanted for sex trafficking, confinement may be heading to B.C.

Kevin Myrthil, 26, is also accused of assault on a 19-year-old woman at an Edmonton hotel

Bursaries available for trades students at Okanagan College

“With this bursary, we want women to know that there is a place for you in this industry and a place for you to excel.”

A mother’s warning: Man follows Peachland teen to her home from Kelowna

The teen’s mother is warning others about the incident

Kelowna RCMP urge hit and run driver to turn themselves in

An alleged hit and run occured late Feb. 18

B.C. Speaker Darryl Plecas resumes battle with suspended staff

Committee meets at B.C. legislature to consider new allegations

Northern B.C. train derailment due to broken axle could happen again: TSB

CN coal train derailment caused by broken axle can happen again without a different way to inspect

5 Events to check out at local ski hills

Check out this new column from Okanagan events guru Christina Ferreira

Most Read