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SilverStar Mountain Resort is nominated as one of 20 of North America’s most favourite ski resorts in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice 2020. Winners will be announced Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (SilverStar Mountain Resort - Facebook)

SilverStar tapped as one of North America’s favourites by USA Today

‘We are so humbled to be nominated,’ says Vernon resort’s communications manager

SilverStar Mountain Resort is nominated as one of 20 of North America’s most favourite ski resorts in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice 2020. Winners will be announced Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (SilverStar Mountain Resort - Facebook)
Apex Mountain Resort received 35 centimetres of fresh snow over the weekend, prompting some to head out for some early season turns. (Apex Mountain Resort / Facebook)

Stay off the mountain: Apex warns of early season dangers

Recreational use of the mountain before opening day comes with serious risks

Apex Mountain Resort received 35 centimetres of fresh snow over the weekend, prompting some to head out for some early season turns. (Apex Mountain Resort / Facebook)
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What to expect skiing this year at Apex Mountain Resort

General manager expects skiing and boarding to be popular among locals this year

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The view of Revelstoke from Revelstoke Mountain Resort. The resort will open for summer operations June 26. (Submitted)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort opening for the summer June 26

New additions to summer activities include a zip line and 18 km of mountain biking trails

The view of Revelstoke from Revelstoke Mountain Resort. The resort will open for summer operations June 26. (Submitted)
SilverStar Mountain Resort is creating a Play It Forward fund to help local organizations in these challenging times. (Morning Star - file photo)

North Okanagan ski resort plays it forward

SilverStar, in partnership with Community Foundation, pledges $150,000 for local groups

SilverStar Mountain Resort is creating a Play It Forward fund to help local organizations in these challenging times. (Morning Star - file photo)
SilverStar makes up for lost COVID-19 ski time

SilverStar makes up for lost COVID-19 ski time

Passholder Promise offered to those whose season was cut short due after the mountain closed early

SilverStar makes up for lost COVID-19 ski time
Avalanche Canada is calling on backcountry users to submit their observations as backcountry businesses, that usually contribute to forecast data are closing due to the pandemic. (File photo)

Avalanche Canada calling for user data amid backcountry business shutdowns

They anticipate forecast uncertainty without help

Avalanche Canada is calling on backcountry users to submit their observations as backcountry businesses, that usually contribute to forecast data are closing due to the pandemic. (File photo)
Apex Mountain Resort remains open for now and management his implemented some precautionary measures for those taking to the slopes in the face of the COVID-19 virus threat. (Mark Brett - Western News)

COVID-19: Two Okanagan ski hills remain open

Ski hills in the areas of Penticton, Oliver and Kelowna remain open in the face of COVID-19

Apex Mountain Resort remains open for now and management his implemented some precautionary measures for those taking to the slopes in the face of the COVID-19 virus threat. (Mark Brett - Western News)
The line-up for the upper gondola at Revelstoke Mountain Resort after a snow dump this season. (Jake Tweed via Instagram)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort closing due to COVID-19 concerns

Multiple ski resorts across the province have closed

The line-up for the upper gondola at Revelstoke Mountain Resort after a snow dump this season. (Jake Tweed via Instagram)
Brayden’s spirit shines at mountain tribute

Brayden’s spirit shines at mountain tribute

Hundreds turned up at Apex Mountain Resort March 14 to pay tribute to the late Brayden Kuroda

Brayden’s spirit shines at mountain tribute
The province enabled the creation of Silver Star Resort Association on March 10, 2020, which will bring economic benefits to residents and businesses in the North Okanagan. (Morning Star file photo)

SilverStar fourth B.C. mountain to form association: province

Vernon mountain resort gets seal of approval from province to form association

The province enabled the creation of Silver Star Resort Association on March 10, 2020, which will bring economic benefits to residents and businesses in the North Okanagan. (Morning Star file photo)
Brayden Kuroda of Penticton passed away Feb.17 at age 19. He is remembered for his “infectious smile” having touched many people in his short life. (File photo)

Brayden Kuroda remembered as talented and kind-hearted, with infectious smile

Celebration of life will take place March 30 at the Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre

Brayden Kuroda of Penticton passed away Feb.17 at age 19. He is remembered for his “infectious smile” having touched many people in his short life. (File photo)
The 2020 Carter Classic takes the slopes at SilverStar Saturday Feb. 29, which raises funds to help kids like Amy Herrick, who was part of the Jumping Joeys team last year, enjoy the fun and freedom of skiing. To enter a team, sponsor a participant or learn more about Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports visit www.ssass.bc.ca. (SSASS photo)

Brother and sister thrive with Silver Star ski program

Carter Classic supports kids like Adam and Amy, diagnosed with autism, hit the slopes

The 2020 Carter Classic takes the slopes at SilverStar Saturday Feb. 29, which raises funds to help kids like Amy Herrick, who was part of the Jumping Joeys team last year, enjoy the fun and freedom of skiing. To enter a team, sponsor a participant or learn more about Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports visit www.ssass.bc.ca. (SSASS photo)
Former Victoria Secret model skiing in Revelstoke

Former Victoria Secret model skiing in Revelstoke

Australian model Miranda Kerr has been in the area for several days

Former Victoria Secret model skiing in Revelstoke
Memorial run for Brayden Kuroda postponed

Memorial run for Brayden Kuroda postponed

Memorial run at Apex Mountain planned for Saturday postponed at parents’ request.

Memorial run for Brayden Kuroda postponed
Apex Mountain will host a run for Brayden Kuroda this weekend in the wake of his passing. (File photo - Western News)

Apex Mountain hosting memorial run for Brayden Kuroda

Kuroda, a Penticton native and World Cup freestyle skier, passed away Monday night at the age of 19.

Apex Mountain will host a run for Brayden Kuroda this weekend in the wake of his passing. (File photo - Western News)
Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda passed away unexpectedly Monday, according to Freestyle Canada. (Freestyle Canada - Facebook)

World Cup skier and Penticton native, Brayden Kuroda, dies at 19

Kuroda, who made his World Cup debut earlier this year, passed away suddenly Monday night.

Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda passed away unexpectedly Monday, according to Freestyle Canada. (Freestyle Canada - Facebook)
Heidi Lussi and Steve Wikkerink of Thrive Okanagan Real Estate get behind the Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports’ annual fundraiser, the Carter Classic Feb. 29. (SSASS photo)

Support stays on track for Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports

Thrive Real Estate gets behind Carter Classic

Heidi Lussi and Steve Wikkerink of Thrive Okanagan Real Estate get behind the Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports’ annual fundraiser, the Carter Classic Feb. 29. (SSASS photo)
SilverStar Mountain Resort and its partners are sharing the love this Valentine’s Day with a deal for the second annual all-inclusive wine, cider and spirits tasting April 4. (File)

SilverStar serves up sweet deal for Valentine’s Day

Tickets discounted for second annual all-inclusive wine, cider and spirits tasting

SilverStar Mountain Resort and its partners are sharing the love this Valentine’s Day with a deal for the second annual all-inclusive wine, cider and spirits tasting April 4. (File)
Big White Ski Resort is having a record-breaking season. (Big White Ski Resort photo)

Big White breaks snowfall record

As of this morning, the resort has recorded a cumulative snowfall of 615 cm and it’s still snowing.

Big White Ski Resort is having a record-breaking season. (Big White Ski Resort photo)