Sun Peaks sliding accident kills Kamloops man

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The B.C. Coroners service says a Kamloops man died Sunday morning after a sliding accident at Sun Peaks ski resort. Coroner Barb McLintock says the man, in his 20's, was sliding on a crazy carpet and crashed into a support tower. McLintock says he was taken to Royal Inland Hospital but died from his injuries. It's still unclear if he was in a marked sliding area or was out of bounds.

Two people attacked by a bear near Cranbrook.

The Conservation Office in Fernie confirms a bear attack yesterday involved a grizzly sow, and at least one cub. Two people are now in hospital in Calgary after surprising the bears as they passed by a dead deer the bears had been feeding on. The couple, both seniors were hiking near Cranbrook when the attack occured.

Stranded hikers rescued

Three hikers have Kamloops Fire and Rescue to thank for getting them to safety Sunday night. Assistant Chief Mike Adams says at around 7 o'clock one of the hikers called 9-11 to say they were stuck on a ledge in the Cinnamon Ridge area. The fire department was the first to arrive and crews managed to hike in nearby where the three where stranded. Using flash lights they managed to lead the three hikers out to safety.
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