beaches

Kevan Bodkin snapped a long exposure sunset over San Josef Bay on March 9 during a brief sunny break in the weather. (Bodkin's Best Photography)

B.C. home to three of Canada’s best beaches

Two Vancouver Island and one Lower Mainland spot hit Lonely Planet list of our best wave catchers

 

A concept drawing released by the District of Sicamous shows plans for the replacement of the recently demolished Beach Park washroom facilities. (District of Sicamous Image)

Proposed Sicamous Beach Park upgrade to be built into landscaped slope

Upgraded facility will also sport a concession and better accessibility

 

Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services

Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach

Six Mile Beach near Nelson is known for its unique sand spit. But locals have feared it for decades

 

A woman reports being assaulted on the gravel trail near Okanagan Centre Road West in Lake Country Sunday evening. (Google Maps image)

Woman assaulted by two men in North Okanagan

RCMP seeking witnesses to July 19 incident

A woman reports being assaulted on the gravel trail near Okanagan Centre Road West in Lake Country Sunday evening. (Google Maps image)
A pair of beaches on Shuswap Lake which were closed due to high water reopened to the public on July 15. (CSRD photo)

Two public beaches reopen as Shuswap Lake level falls

Several beach parks remain closed due to the high water

A pair of beaches on Shuswap Lake which were closed due to high water reopened to the public on July 15. (CSRD photo)
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
Eddy Johnston and Jody Boychuk, accompanied by Sophie the pug, stand in front of the sign they created for their new business location at 305 Main Street on July 1, 2020. (Lachlan Labere-Eagle Valley News)

Shuswap business duo broaden downtown beach vibe

Jody Boychuk and Eddy Johnston enjoying bigger, brighter Sicamous location

Eddy Johnston and Jody Boychuk, accompanied by Sophie the pug, stand in front of the sign they created for their new business location at 305 Main Street on July 1, 2020. (Lachlan Labere-Eagle Valley News)
Eddy Johnston and Jody Boychuk, accompanied by Sophie the pug, stand in front of the sign they created for their new business location at 305 Main St. on July 1. (Lachlan Labere - Eagle Valley News)

Sicamous business duo broaden downtown beach vibe

Jody Boychuk and Eddy Johnston enjoying bigger, brighter Sicamous location

Eddy Johnston and Jody Boychuk, accompanied by Sophie the pug, stand in front of the sign they created for their new business location at 305 Main St. on July 1. (Lachlan Labere - Eagle Valley News)
(The Canadian Press)

Beach bummer: Novel coronavirus can live in water, but is it infectious?

Living in water and being infectious in water are different things

(The Canadian Press)
The Kalavista Boat Launch in the District of Coldstream will be open to all users effective May 15, 2020, as part of its Phase 2 for reopening all parks and public spaces amid COVID-19. (Morning Star file)

Coldstream boat launches open, beaches remain closed

Kalavista boat launch opens May 12 for locals, May 15 for others

The Kalavista Boat Launch in the District of Coldstream will be open to all users effective May 15, 2020, as part of its Phase 2 for reopening all parks and public spaces amid COVID-19. (Morning Star file)