2016-03-20 Two Snowmobilers Little White

Mar
20

9 COSAR members responded as requested by RCMP to search for 2 snowmobilers on Little White Mountain. The subjects were located and escorted back safe.

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2016-03-16 Lost Sledder with Children Trappers Main FSR

Mar
16

5 Central Okanagan SAR members responded as requested by RCMP to search for a lost sledder and her two children in the Trappers Main /CopperKettle area near Big White . SAR was stood down when they were located by the local Fire Department
.

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2016-03-07 Care Home Walkaway Vernon

Mar
07

1 Shuswap, 1 Central Okanagan and 17 Vernon SAR members responded to search for an elderly lady who walked away from her care residence in Vernon. The resident was located alive and passed to BCAS for care.

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2016-03-01 Stranded Motorist Bear Main FSR

Mar
01

4 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to rescue a motorist stranded since the previous afternoon off the Bear Main FSR in West Kelowna. SAR arrived on scene by snowmobile and found a single set of tracks leading away from the vehicle. After following the tracks for 5 1/2 km out to the FSR, it appeared that the subject had been picked up by a vehicle at that point. SAR stood down pending further investigation by RCMP.

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2016-02-21 Party Of 6 Overdue Snowmobilers Lumby

Feb
21

3 members of Vernon, Shuswap and COSAR SAR along with 8 PEP Air members responded to search for 6 overdue snowmobilers in the Lumby area. All of the subjects were located alive and well.

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2016-02-07 2 Missing Skiers Gem Lake

Feb
08

3 COSAR,1 Penticton SAR and 2 Kelowna snowmobile members, as convergent volunteers, responded to search for 2 missing skiers last reported to be in the area of the Gem Lake chair on Big White. SAR was stood down while mustering, as the subjects walked out to a road and were picked up by a passing motorist
.

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2016-01-06 Out Of Bounds Snowboarders Big White

Jan
06

5 COSAR and 1 Vernon SAR members responded to search for three out of bounds snowboarders at Big White. The three snowboarders made their own way to the truck in the parking lot and the SAR response was concluded

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2016-01-05 Missing Male West Kelowna

Jan
05

13 Central Okanagan SAR, Penticton and
Oliver/Osoyoos SAR members responded to
search for a missing male who was last seen at his
residence on Glencoe Road in West Kelowna on
30 Dec. SAR was stood down pending further
investigation by police.

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2015-12-22 Male in Ravine Postill Lake

Dec
22

9 COSAR members responded to rescue the subjects of a dropped 911 call that had reported a male was stuck in a ravine near Postill Lake Road in the Kelowna area. SAR was stood down after the two subjects had self rescued.

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2015-12-21 Missing Female King Edward FSR

Dec
21

15 Vernon and 10 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for a missing female on the King Edward Forest Service Road in Coldstream. The search was stood down when the woman made contact by cellphone from Cherryville

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