PHOTO: Revelstoke Snowmobile Club’s big day

It was a big day for the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club as they took advantage of Avalanche Awareness Day to make a few big announcements.

It was a big day for the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club on Saturday

It was a big day for the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club on Saturday, as they took advantage of Avalanche Awareness Days to make a few big announcements.

Above: First, the club shows off the latest addition to their grooming fleet — a brand new Prinroth BR 350 the club purchased for about $300,000. One third of the cost was paid for by the tourism infrastructure fund, while the club took out a loan for the rest.

Top right: The club, in partnership with Team Thunderstruck, makes a $10,000 donation to Avalanche Canada. From left: Tom Riley from Avalanche Canada accepts the cheque from Jeff Rosner and Randy Swenson of Team Thunderstruck, and Kathy Burke of the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club.

Bottom right: Rosner, Burke and Swenson dedicate a memorial plaque to Shay Snortland and Kurtis Reynolds, the two victims of the March 2010 Boulder Mountain Avalanche; and Chris McCoy, who died in an avalanche on Boulder in February 2014.

Photos by Dusty Veideman for the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club

 

Just Posted

New bus route to ‘replace’ Greyhound along Trans-Canada Highway

Rider Express Transportation says they will soon begin a bus service from Winnipeg to Vancouver

Okanagan RCMP detachment hosts recruiting, exam sessions

If you’ve contemplated a career with RCMP, register for sessions at West Kelowna detachment

Fire prevention in Revelstoke: ‘Look. Listen. Learn.’ What does it mean?

Home fires today can burn faster than ever. Occupants may have as… Continue reading

VIDEO: First legal cannabis purchases as midnight strikes in eastern Canada

Newfoundland and Labrador was the first province to kick off the sale of cannabis, just after midnight local time

Boeser tallies in OT as Canucks beat Penguins 3-2

Vancouver wins without star rookie Pettersson

U.S. pot firm urges Trump to deny Canadian producers ‘competitive advantage’

The challenge for U.S. firms lies in the fact that while recreational cannabis is legal in nine states and medicinal pot in 22 others, it remains illegal under federal law

Mayor of Kamloops says ‘history has been made’ with vote on B.C.’s lone pot shop

The store to be run by the province in B.C.’s Interior is opening Wednesday as pot sales become legal across Canada

Government says imprisoned Canadian terror suspects must face consequences

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale showed little sympathy Tuesday for such individuals who now want to return to Canada

How rules for inmate segregation in Canada will change under Bill C-83

Federal government proposing changes to rules around inmates in federal correctional institutions

Canada Post union issues strike notice; rotating strikes could begin Monday

Union says rotating strikes will begin if agreements aren’t reached with bargaining units

Carole James avoids questions on B.C.’s payroll tax (with video)

Green MLA Adam Olsen cites huge tax increase for local business

2 charged for feeding B.C. bear Tim Horton’s timbits

Court documents show that Randy Scott and Megan Hiltz have both been charged with feeding or attempting to feed dangerous wildlife.

Most Read