Paddling

A man paddling alone capsized his newly purchased kayak on the Alouette River on Sunday, May 2. (Klamer Eggens/ Facebook)

Pitt Meadows Paddling Club provides water safety tips for canoers and kayakers

Katie Stein-Sather says: know how to swim, go with friends, be aware of boat and surroundings

 

The Pitt Meadows Paddling Club is looking for a new location. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows paddling club looking for a new location

Club has lost its former leased site on Harris Road

 

Terry Chandler shared this picture taken – prior to the wildfire smokes – while paddling up the North Alouette River, facing Silver Bridge on Harris Road. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Pre-smoke the sunset illuminated the skies in Pitt Meadows

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  • Sep 20, 2020

 

The motor boat that allegedly sideswiped a paddler at Cultus Lake’s Main Beach on the morning of July 29, 2020. (Rick Joe/Facebook)

Boat allegedly sideswiped canoe, knocking paddler into Cultus Lake

Operator of power boat allegedly left the scene after collision near Main Beach

The motor boat that allegedly sideswiped a paddler at Cultus Lake’s Main Beach on the morning of July 29, 2020. (Rick Joe/Facebook)
An artist’s concept of the new boathouse and dock at Whonnock Lake. (Contributed)

$1 million upgrade for paddling club going ahead

Club’s new dock and boathouse faces council’s final approval

An artist’s concept of the new boathouse and dock at Whonnock Lake. (Contributed)
It’s been a bad year for mosquitoes in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press Media files)

‘Perfect storm’ led to bad year for mosquitos near Fraser River

High river levels and lots of rain meant many eggs hatched this year

It’s been a bad year for mosquitoes in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press Media files)
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.

Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Experience some of BC’s history this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.
Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Plan your visit to BC’s mountain towns

  • Jun 29, 2020
Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC