rescue

Left to right: Tom Watkinson, (Kiwanis Club President), Firefighter Ryan McGiverin, Fire Chief David Lind, Firefighter Derek Kruysifix, Warren Cecchini (Kiwanis Club member), Firefighter Darren Cecchini. June 25, 2020. (Contributed)

Club funds new rescue equipment for Vernon firefighters

Vernon Four Seasons Kiwanis Club donated more than $12,500 for new extrication tool

Left to right: Tom Watkinson, (Kiwanis Club President), Firefighter Ryan McGiverin, Fire Chief David Lind, Firefighter Derek Kruysifix, Warren Cecchini (Kiwanis Club member), Firefighter Darren Cecchini. June 25, 2020. (Contributed)
Injured 71-year-old mountain biker rescued from Okanagan trail

Injured 71-year-old mountain biker rescued from Okanagan trail

Vernon firefighters assisted with the rescue in Ellison Provincial Park

Injured 71-year-old mountain biker rescued from Okanagan trail
Injured equestrian rescued in North Okanagan

Injured equestrian rescued in North Okanagan

The Vernon Search and Rescue Group Society assisted in the Wednesday evening rescue

Injured equestrian rescued in North Okanagan
West Kelowna Fire Rescue’s new utility vehicle returns from delivering medical supplies and a paramedic to the scene of a quadding accident on May 30. (Dave Ogilve Photo)

Emergency crews rush youth to hospital after quadding accident in West Kelowna

West Kelowna Fire Rescue’s new off-road vehicle was used in the rescue

West Kelowna Fire Rescue’s new utility vehicle returns from delivering medical supplies and a paramedic to the scene of a quadding accident on May 30. (Dave Ogilve Photo)
A patient is rescued from the Skaha Bluffs using a long-line helicopter in 2019. (PENSAR Photo)

Penticton Search and Rescue airlifts injured mountain biker near Naramata

The Penticton Fire Department initially took the call and attended to the injured biker.

A patient is rescued from the Skaha Bluffs using a long-line helicopter in 2019. (PENSAR Photo)
Man rescued by helicopter after falling down 40-foot embankment in Kelowna

Man rescued by helicopter after falling down 40-foot embankment in Kelowna

The man reportedly fell down a 40 foot embankment on Wednesday evening

Man rescued by helicopter after falling down 40-foot embankment in Kelowna
The approximate location of the marine rescue, today near Naramata. (Google)

Family of four rescued from flipped sailboat near Naramata

First responders rescued two adults and two children from a flipped sailboat…

The approximate location of the marine rescue, today near Naramata. (Google)
This is one of five orphaned feral kittens rescued on May 11, 2020 by Shuswap Paws Rescue Society. (Contributed)

WATCH: Shuswap pet rescue society creates happy ending for five feral felines

Volunteer group could use food, donations for its work helping vulnerable cats and dogs

This is one of five orphaned feral kittens rescued on May 11, 2020 by Shuswap Paws Rescue Society. (Contributed)
Image: Dave Ogilvie

Woman in distress rescued from West Kelowna trail

Emergency crews were called to the Rose Valley area about 12 p.m. Tuesday

Image: Dave Ogilvie
Injured hiker airlifted from Pincushion Mountain near Peachland

Injured hiker airlifted from Pincushion Mountain near Peachland

Penticton and District Search Rescue used its helicopter unit to extract the hiker Friday afternoon

Injured hiker airlifted from Pincushion Mountain near Peachland
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)
The switchback trail up to the lizard mountain bike route was closed after a man fell to his death into the gorge below on July 29, 2019. (CSRD photo)

Deaths on popular Shuswap trail ruled accidental

B.C. Coroners Service reports on fatal falls in May and July 2019

The switchback trail up to the lizard mountain bike route was closed after a man fell to his death into the gorge below on July 29, 2019. (CSRD photo)
Vernon Search and Rescue was deployed Friday night to help look for an injured snow biker near Vernon. (Kevin Hillier - VSAR)

Vernon search and rescue team battle elements to rescue injured snow biker

Vernon Search and Rescue was tasked with rescue mission Friday night

Vernon Search and Rescue was deployed Friday night to help look for an injured snow biker near Vernon. (Kevin Hillier - VSAR)
Maple Ridge firefighters pose with Corrado around 10 minutes after he was rescued. (Contributed)

Dog rescued in Maple Ridge after getting swept into fast-flowing culvert

Owner calls his dog’s survival ‘a miracle’

Maple Ridge firefighters pose with Corrado around 10 minutes after he was rescued. (Contributed)
Milania, Georgia and Olivia Kwiatkowski with rescue kittens Boo, Jack, Shadow and Pumpkin. (Contributed)

Handmade shelters help house Salmon Arm’s large feral feline population

Shuswap Paws Rescue Society fixed and adopted out about 500 cats in 2019

Milania, Georgia and Olivia Kwiatkowski with rescue kittens Boo, Jack, Shadow and Pumpkin. (Contributed)
Deer rescued after falling through ice on Skaha Lake

Deer rescued after falling through ice on Skaha Lake

Deer likely chased onto the lake by a coyote; tail missing, injuries not critical.

Deer rescued after falling through ice on Skaha Lake