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A motorcyclist was injured in Kelowna shortly before 12 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, in a collision at Harvey and Richter. (Brittany Webster - Kelowna Capital News)

Motorcyclist injured in Kelowna collision

Happened just before 12 p.m. at Harvey and Richter

  • Aug 1, 2022

 

A motorcycle rider sustained serious, life-threatening injuries in a collision on Old Town Road in Sicamous on July 16, 2022. (RCMP cruiser)

Motorcycle rider in hospital with life-threatening injuries following crash in Sicamous

RCMP say motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet when bike struck a concrete barrier

  • Jul 18, 2022

 

Tavin Hansom, 18, died after his motorcycle collided with a truck at Highway 97 and Old Vernon Road in Kelowna on June 23. (Tavin Hansom Memorial Ride/Facebook photo)

Memorial ride planned for young motorcyclist killed in Kelowna crash

Kickstands up at 12:15 p.m. Sunday to ride to Winfield Memorial Hall

  • Jul 5, 2022

 

Emergency crews were on scene Saturday, June 25, to assist a man with serious head injuries on the High Rim Trail in Lake Country. The man was returning to his campsite when his ATV flipped and he was thrown from the vehicle. (Central Okanagan Search and Rescue photo)

Man suffers serious head injuries in Okanagan ATV incident

Man thrown from vehicle returning to campsite on Lake Country’s High Rim Trail when ATV flipped

Emergency crews were on scene Saturday, June 25, to assist a man with serious head injuries on the High Rim Trail in Lake Country. The man was returning to his campsite when his ATV flipped and he was thrown from the vehicle. (Central Okanagan Search and Rescue photo)
Jan Seelinger died in a motorcycle crash on Highway 97A/Springbend Road in June 2021. (Contributed)

Brother’s push for upgrade of Highway 97A intersection where his sister died reaps action

Anniversary of fatal June 2021 motorcycle crash brings positive news

Jan Seelinger died in a motorcycle crash on Highway 97A/Springbend Road in June 2021. (Contributed)
Crash on Highway 97 near Kelowna International Airport. (Jenny Smith/ Black Press Media)

UPDATE: Fatal crash involving motorbike closes Highway 97 near Kelowna airport

Traffic is backed up in both directions at Old Vernon Road

Crash on Highway 97 near Kelowna International Airport. (Jenny Smith/ Black Press Media)
Officers participating in a motorcycle training course at UBC Okanagan (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

RCMP rev up for motorcycle training in Kelowna

Officers will be pulling people over as part of their training

  • Jun 17, 2022
Officers participating in a motorcycle training course at UBC Okanagan (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Tim Sangha, a member of the Nanaimo-based business partnership that has owned the Scarlet Ibis Pub and Restaurant since November 2020, presents a carving by woodcarver Rick Rotar of the Ibis business logo to Patricia Gwynne who owned and operated the Island’s most remote pub for more than 40 years. (Scarlet Ibis image)

New business partners breathe new life into Vancouver Island’s most remote pub

Scarlet Ibis Pub and Restaurant in Holberg is edge of civilization for wilderness adventurers

Tim Sangha, a member of the Nanaimo-based business partnership that has owned the Scarlet Ibis Pub and Restaurant since November 2020, presents a carving by woodcarver Rick Rotar of the Ibis business logo to Patricia Gwynne who owned and operated the Island’s most remote pub for more than 40 years. (Scarlet Ibis image)
Scooter racer Diane Eaton takes the turn wide in the seniors scooter race, one of the events held downtown during the 2017 Summer Stomp in Sicamous. Organizers of the Son of Stomp, planned for July 15-17, and district staff are planning to bring back the scooter races and other family friendly events to the downtown for July 16. (File photo)

Son of Stomp, District of Sicamous staff plan afternoon of family friendly activities

Council supports issuance of permit for motorcycle event to be held at dog park

Scooter racer Diane Eaton takes the turn wide in the seniors scooter race, one of the events held downtown during the 2017 Summer Stomp in Sicamous. Organizers of the Son of Stomp, planned for July 15-17, and district staff are planning to bring back the scooter races and other family friendly events to the downtown for July 16. (File photo)
Son of Stomp organizers wish to host the event at Sicamous’ Dog Park on July 15-16. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Son of Stomp organizer encouraged after meeting with Sicamous council

Diane Gloux grateful for opportunity to give presentation regarding proposed July 15-16 event

Son of Stomp organizers wish to host the event at Sicamous’ Dog Park on July 15-16. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Main Street in Sicamous was lined with bikes during the 2018 Summer Stomp Show and Shine. There are no Main Street events proposed with the Son of Stomp event being planned for the Sicamous dog park July 15-16. (File photo)

‘Bikes, babes & beer’: Sicamous council puts foot down over planned Son of Stomp event

‘So they’re just looking for a big place to drink beer and camp. Let’s call it what it is’

Main Street in Sicamous was lined with bikes during the 2018 Summer Stomp Show and Shine. There are no Main Street events proposed with the Son of Stomp event being planned for the Sicamous dog park July 15-16. (File photo)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Okanagan bikers are trading in their leathers for pink shirts

U.B.A.K.A is raising funds and awarness for victims of bullying

(Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Sandy Suttle, store supervisor at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore in Salmon Arm, stands next to the 1979 Harley Lowrider which is being raffled to raise funds for organization projects. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Habitat ReStore in Salmon Arm raffles vintage Harley to fund projects

Tickets for the motorcycle can be bought online or in-store

Sandy Suttle, store supervisor at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore in Salmon Arm, stands next to the 1979 Harley Lowrider which is being raffled to raise funds for organization projects. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Jan Seelinger died in a motorcycle crash on Highway 97A/Springbend Road in June 2021. (Contributed)

Fatal motorcycle crash revs Sicamous man to drive for upgrades to Enderby intersection

After his sister died in a June 2021 crash, Steve Seelinger has invited officials to review section of Highway 97A

Jan Seelinger died in a motorcycle crash on Highway 97A/Springbend Road in June 2021. (Contributed)
Paramedics attended the scene but were unable to save the rider (File/Black Press Media)

Motorcylist killed in crash near Oliver

Sept. 9 accident kept Willowbrook Road closed for several hours

Paramedics attended the scene but were unable to save the rider (File/Black Press Media)
Sicamous RCMP responded to a motorcycle collision on July 4, 2021. (File photo)

Motorcyclist, passenger sent to hospital after collision on Hwy. 97A near Sicamous

Police say traffic was stopped for 40 minutes due to the July 4 incident

Sicamous RCMP responded to a motorcycle collision on July 4, 2021. (File photo)
A memorial ride for Jan Seelinger will take place on Saturday, July 3. (Contributed)

Memorial ride planned for Salmon Arm woman killed in collision

Ride will take place July 31, with donations going to the SAFE Society

A memorial ride for Jan Seelinger will take place on Saturday, July 3. (Contributed)
A motorycle crash has been reported on Westside Road. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Westside Road reopened following motorcycle crash near Vernon

AIM Roads advises drivers to expect delays due to congestion

A motorycle crash has been reported on Westside Road. (Google Maps)
Shuswap Litas and Son of Stomp head out from uptown Askew’s parking lot on Thursday, June 10, some with teddy bears and stuffies, to ride to Pierre’s Point by Adams Lake community hall to show their support for band members in the wake of the confirmation of 215 children buried at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Shuswap bike clubs ride to support Indigenous communities

Motorcyclists go to Pierre’s Point in solidarity with bands in wake of residential school findings

Shuswap Litas and Son of Stomp head out from uptown Askew’s parking lot on Thursday, June 10, some with teddy bears and stuffies, to ride to Pierre’s Point by Adams Lake community hall to show their support for band members in the wake of the confirmation of 215 children buried at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)

B.C. Traffic Services reminds drivers to share the road with motorcyclists

36 riders are killed in 2,400 crashes involving motorcycles on B.C. roads every year

A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)