Outdoors and Recreation

Dogs on duty: Avalanche rescue dog in training Sadie (above) learning about obedience with her owner and handler, Steve Morrison at the Fernie Alpine Resort, and Drift (right) who is FAR’s newest CARDA-certified dog.
More pictures, story on page 8.

PHOTOS: Meet Fernie’s team of avalanche rescue dogs

There are five avalance rescue dogs at Fernie Alpine Resort

 

Three-year-old Adia Leidums skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort. (Image courtesy of Erich Leidums)

Fernie toddler wins hearts with adorable skiing pep-talks

Three-year-old Adia Leidums is world-famous after being mic’d-up by her dad as she skis Fernie Alpine Resort

 

The city of Williams Lake has received provincial funding for a proposed boardwalk connecting the RC Cotton Trail to the River Valley Recreational Trail. (City of Williams Lake rough visualization of the proposal)

$550,000 provincial funding announced for Williams Lake boardwalk trail

The boardwalk will connect the new RC Cotton Trail to the river valley

 

The city has crews clearing a rink and some walking paths on Williams Lake Thursday, Feb. 18. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Rink, walking paths being cleared on Williams Lake

Mayor Walt Cobb hopes it will be give residents another outdoor venue to enjoy

The city has crews clearing a rink and some walking paths on Williams Lake Thursday, Feb. 18. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The river valley remains closed to the public until further notice. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

River valley closed for recreation purposes until further notice

Emergency response repairs completed, infrastructure replacement slated for the spring

The river valley remains closed to the public until further notice. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake is beginning to freeze over and with temperatures expected to remain below zero beginning Tuesday evening the ice may get thick enough for residents to recreate. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake could freeze enough for outdoor recreation activities

Overnight lows anticipated to dip below -13C beginning Wednesday

Williams Lake is beginning to freeze over and with temperatures expected to remain below zero beginning Tuesday evening the ice may get thick enough for residents to recreate. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Wanderers head out for a winter trek off Anderson Road Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Smart 55: Williams Lake Wanderers inspired to explore

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays the group recreates together

The Williams Lake Wanderers head out for a winter trek off Anderson Road Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Construction is underway on Chilliwack’s new pump track, seen here on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 beside the Chilliwack Curling Club. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. city set to become home of the largest pump track facility in North America

Custom designed pump track with crossover tunnel will be geared to riders of all abilities

Construction is underway on Chilliwack’s new pump track, seen here on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 beside the Chilliwack Curling Club. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The City of Williams Lake has implemented several measures as part of a mandatory face mask policy inside the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in order to help keep users and spectators safe through the coronavirus pandemic. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The City of Williams Lake has implemented several measures as part of a mandatory face mask policy inside the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in order to help keep users and spectators safe through the coronavirus pandemic. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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From Valleys to Vineyards: British Columbia’s Bountiful Playground

Rediscover your next great BC adventure

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British Columbia is blessed with settings that are as fruitful as they are beautiful. Andrew Strain photo.
The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

All the amenities, none of the crowds: Discover Sugar Lake

  • Jun 8, 2020
The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here
Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

North Okanagan’s Sugar Lake offers four seasons of memory-making opportunities

  • May 18, 2020
Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!
Your family staycation could look like this

Your family staycation could look like this

At Sugar Lake, find all your favourite Okanagan amenities, without the crowds!

  • May 4, 2020
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Toronto Police Mounted Unit officers patrol a city park in Toronto on Thursday, April 16, 2020. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says it’s going to seek amnesty for all tickets issued for municipal recreational infractions during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Civil Liberties group seeks amnesty for recreational tickets issued during pandemic

The association has received at least 100 public complaints over the past 10 days

Toronto Police Mounted Unit officers patrol a city park in Toronto on Thursday, April 16, 2020. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says it’s going to seek amnesty for all tickets issued for municipal recreational infractions during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn