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Pulse Boot Lab has been purchased by OvareVentures. (Contributed-OvareGroup)

Revelstoke’s Pulse Boot Lab sold to OvareVentures

Founder Kai Palkeinen will continue to run the business

 

Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)

Mike Wiegele, Blue River heli-skiing industry legend, dies at age 82

“He had an unparalleled passion for skiing (and) was a fearless entrepreneur.”

 

Eric Schwenck was awarded the Train-to-Train Coach Goldie award by BC Alpine this year. He coached the Revelstoke Ski Club U14s last winter. (Katie Findlay photo)

Revelstoke Ski Club coach and volunteer recognized in the Goldie Awards

BC Alpine recognizes ski clubs, skiers and volunteers with awards every year

 

The snow-covered top of Mount Seymour is visible through low cloud as a Harbour Air floatplane approaches Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday December 28, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The snow-covered top of Mount Seymour is visible through low cloud as a Harbour Air floatplane approaches Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday December 28, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative wants you to keep an eye out for wolverines when skiing in the backcountry, and send in a report to Wolverine Watch if you come across any tracks. (Photo via Wolverine Watch)

Watch out for wolverines when backcountry touring

This time of year females are making dens in the snow

The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative wants you to keep an eye out for wolverines when skiing in the backcountry, and send in a report to Wolverine Watch if you come across any tracks. (Photo via Wolverine Watch)
Warm temperatures has led SilverStar Mountain Resort to shut its Putnam Creek backside for the remainder of the season at the end of day Sunday, March 28. (Facebook photo)

Warm temps, party lead to early shutdown of Okanagan resort hot spots

SilverStar Mountain’s Putnam Creek backside will close at end of day Sunday due to warm temperatures; Mountain View Cabin warming hut on nordic trails shut because of party

  • Mar 28, 2021
Warm temperatures has led SilverStar Mountain Resort to shut its Putnam Creek backside for the remainder of the season at the end of day Sunday, March 28. (Facebook photo)
An injured skier was helivaced from Apex Mountain Resort to Kelowna General Hospital Monday, March, 2021. (Linda Geggie / Facebook)

Injured skier helivaced from Apex Mountain Resort

The skier was taken to Kelowna General Hospital

An injured skier was helivaced from Apex Mountain Resort to Kelowna General Hospital Monday, March, 2021. (Linda Geggie / Facebook)
Alexandra Luxmoore sets a speedy pace in the five km skate ski in the Finnish world championships early this month. (Submitted)
Alexandra Luxmoore sets a speedy pace in the five km skate ski in the Finnish world championships early this month. (Submitted)
Photo courtesy Big White Ski Resort

Snow with the flow!

Skiing in British Columbia

  • Feb 10, 2021
Photo courtesy Big White Ski Resort
Brita Colero was skiing at SilverStar Resort near Vernon Jan. 9 when an accident left her a paraplegic. The community has rallied behind the Lake Country woman, raising more than $211,000 toward expenses. (GoFundMe)

Community response to injured Okanagan woman overwhelming

More than $211K raised for Lake Country’s Brita Colero, severely injured in skiing accident Jan. 9

Brita Colero was skiing at SilverStar Resort near Vernon Jan. 9 when an accident left her a paraplegic. The community has rallied behind the Lake Country woman, raising more than $211,000 toward expenses. (GoFundMe)
Big White Ski Resort’s Village Centre seen via webcam on Feb. 7, 2021. (Big White)

Snow Report: Big White receives 16cm of fresh powder

Alpine base now sits at 224 centimetres

Big White Ski Resort’s Village Centre seen via webcam on Feb. 7, 2021. (Big White)
It’s ‘Time to get a doctor’s note’ and head to SilverStar Mountain Resort, at least according to the POW cam after an ongoing dump of snow Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (SilverStar Mountain Resort)

10cm of snow blankets Vernon ski resort… so far

SilverStar Mountain Resort reports it’s a ‘winter wonderland’ after Thursday snow dump

It’s ‘Time to get a doctor’s note’ and head to SilverStar Mountain Resort, at least according to the POW cam after an ongoing dump of snow Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (SilverStar Mountain Resort)
Big White Village on Dec. 16. (Big White photo)

11 more COVID-19 cases linked to Big White cluster

Interior Health provided an update on the cluster on Friday

Big White Village on Dec. 16. (Big White photo)
Revelstoke competing last year in Mont St Anne, Quebec. (Submitted)

Revelstoke Nordic skiers head to Finland for World Championships

It’s the first race of the season for the Canadian athletes

Revelstoke competing last year in Mont St Anne, Quebec. (Submitted)
Yu Sasaki started Far East Bistro seven years ago. Though he usually shuts it down for the winter, with the Freeride World Tour cancelled this year he is set up in the parking lot at Southside Market. (Photo by Oscar Bascones)

Revelstoke food truck stays open while Freeride World Tour is closed

Yu Sasaki would normally stash Far East Bistro for the winter, but the pandemic changed that

  • Jan 12, 2021
Yu Sasaki started Far East Bistro seven years ago. Though he usually shuts it down for the winter, with the Freeride World Tour cancelled this year he is set up in the parking lot at Southside Market. (Photo by Oscar Bascones)
The Sun Peaks Community Health Centre near Kamloops is reporting cases of COVID-19. (Alex Passini photo)

COVID cases reported at Sun Peaks community

Letter by community health centre’s medical director posted to social media

The Sun Peaks Community Health Centre near Kamloops is reporting cases of COVID-19. (Alex Passini photo)
SilverStar has made it to the 10Best USA Today list for ski hills. (Jackson Parker photo)

Okanagan ski resort among North America’s finest

SilverStar Mountain finishes at No. 10 among voters at USA Today’s 10Best.com

SilverStar has made it to the 10Best USA Today list for ski hills. (Jackson Parker photo)
SilverStar has made it to the 10Best USA Today list for ski hills. (Jackson Parker photo)

Vernon ski resort among North America’s finest

SilverStar Mountain finishes at No. 10 among voters at USA Today’s 10Best.com

SilverStar has made it to the 10Best USA Today list for ski hills. (Jackson Parker photo)
Big White Village on Dec. 16.

Monday’s storm brought new snow to Big White

The Dec. 21 snow storm brought 33 centimetres of fresh powder to the ski hill

Big White Village on Dec. 16.
Penticton local and Freestyle Canada skier Jordan Kober (top) secured his first World Cup podium finish, placing third Sunday in the dual moguls event Idre Fjall, Sweden. (Contributed)

Okanagan skier wins bronze at World Cup in Sweden

Jordan Kober, who trains at Apex, secured his first World Cup podium finish, placing third on Sunday

Penticton local and Freestyle Canada skier Jordan Kober (top) secured his first World Cup podium finish, placing third Sunday in the dual moguls event Idre Fjall, Sweden. (Contributed)