2017-03-27 Overdue Hikers Christy Falls

Mar
27

2 Central Okanagan Search and Rescue members responded to search for two overdue hikers in the Christie Falls area near West Kelowna. The two people self rescued the next morning.

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2017-03-26 Family of 6 Stranded Kettle Valley Rail Trail

Mar
26

6 members of Central Okanagan Search and Rescue responded to rescue a family of six stranded in their vehicle on a snow covered Kettle Valley Trail near Kelowna. SAR located the family and brought them back safely.

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2017-03-19 Medical Distress Penask Lake Lodge

Mar
19

5 members of COSAR responded to assist a pregnant female with health issues at Penask Lake Lodge. The SAR team snowmobiled into location and helped stabilize the patient overnight. The patient was then airlifted out of the area via BCAS Helicopter the following morning.

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2017-03-12 Two Missing skiers Gem Lake

Mar
12

4 COSAR members responded to search for two missing male skiers at Gem Lake. Both skiers were rescued by SAR.

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2017-03-05 Lost Snowmobiler Greystokes

Mar
05

5 Central Okanagan Search and Rescue members and 3 convergent volunteers responded to search for a lost snowmobiler near Greystokes Road and Hwy 33. COSAR rescued the snowmobiler alive and well.

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2017-02-23 Overdue Hiker Smith Creek

Feb
23

4 members of Central Okanagan Search and Rescue responded to search for an overdue hiker in the Smith Creek and Power Creek Canyon area of West Kelowna. SAR was stood down when RCMP located the subject.

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2017-02-21 Missing 12 Year Old near Knox Mountain

Feb
21

4 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for a missing 12 year old boy in the Knox Mountain area near Kelowna. SAR was stood down while mustering as the subject was located in good condition

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2017-02-19 Lost Skier Near Big White

Feb
19

8 COSAR members responded to search for a skier in the back country of Big White Resort, near Kelowna. The skier managed to walk out to safety.

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2017-02-17 Stranded Male Quad Riders Peachland Main FSR

Feb
17

7 members of COSAR responded to rescue 2 stranded elderly males who had been riding quads on the Peachland Main . The two males were assisted out of the area in good condition.

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2017-01-30 Search for Missing Tug Boat Operator

Jan
30

4 Kelowna Marine Rescue and 4 COSAR members responded to search for the operator of a tug boat that flipped over at a local mill in Kelowna. COSAR used an underwater camera to look inside the cabin of the tug and it was confirmed that the operator was trapped inside deceased.

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