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Trail RCMP find replica handgun in man's fanny pack

Oct 14, 2021 / 8:20 pm

Police are considering charges against a Trail, B.C. man after he was spotted carrying a replica handgun in his fanny pack. On October 4 just after 8:30 p.m., a...

Trail Mountie assaulted with knife during arrest, still off duty

Oct 14, 2021 / 3:24 pm

A Trail RCMP officer was reportedly assaulted with a weapon during an arrest and remains off duty due to his injuries. On October 9, just after 6 p.m. Trail...

Coroner's inquest for B.C. man shot and killed by RCMP officer in 2014 underway

Sep 27, 2021 / 1:32 pm

The coroner's inquest into the shooting of Peter de Groot, seven years ago in Nelson B.C. got underway on Monday. de Groot lost his life while at a remote...

Man convicted of killing his family wins appeal for evidence testing

Sep 24, 2021 / 5:19 pm

A Cranbrook, B.C., man convicted of the murder of his wife and two children 25 years ago will have a chance at overturning that conviction after an appeal court...

Police in Trail searching for suspect in mask dispute

Sep 23, 2021 / 3:15 pm

Police in the Kootenays are investigating an anti-mask dispute earlier this month. RCMP in Trail were called about a 30-year-old Abbotsford man who was not...

Police investigating child's death in Creston, B.C.

Sep 3, 2021 / 1:23 pm

RCMP major crimes is investigating the death of a child in the Kootenays. Police were called just after 6 p.m. on Aug. 30 to a campground east of Creston, B.C....

Train stowaway spends 2 days without food, water trapped in grain car

Aug 26, 2021 / 6:40 pm

A man who crossed the Canada/U.S. border by stowing away in a train car last month likely regretted his trip. RCMP say they were called by CP Rail on July 23,...

Evacuation alerts due to Bear Creek wildfire near Trail lifted

Aug 16, 2021 / 3:23 pm

Evacuation alerts near the Bear Creek wildfire on the outskirts of Trail have been rescinded. The fire started Sunday and prompted three properties to be put on...

Care home regional manager loses nursing licence for three years

Aug 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

The regional manager for a number of Interior care homes has been barred from nursing for three years for failing to protect vulnerable women from a male...

Woman arrested after armed standoff near Creston, B.C.

Aug 11, 2021 / 5:26 pm

UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. A woman has been arrested in connection to the armed standoff. The 63-year old was taken into custody, with the assistance of the Southeast...

Kelowna woman drowns in Christina Lake

Aug 3, 2021 / 10:59 am

A Kelowna resident has died in a boating accident on Christina Lake, east of Grand Forks. RCMP was called to a possible drowning on the lake Thursday Evening...

Drone impacted firefighting efforts at Arrow Lake wildfire complex

Jul 28, 2021 / 3:09 pm

Someone using a drone near a wildfire has once again impacted efforts to combat the blaze. The BC Wildfire Service stated a drone was spotted in the Arrow Lake...

BC Wildfire Service issues area restriction for the Bill Nye Mountain fire

Jul 24, 2021 / 5:53 pm

UPDATE: 5:50 p.m. BC Wildfire Service has implemented an Area Restriction Order for the vicinity of the Bill Nye Mountain wildfire on Saturday evening. This...

RCMP break up biker fight

Jul 24, 2021 / 2:37 pm

Mounties in British Columbia say they had to break up a fight between rival outlaw motorcycle gangs from Alberta that sent several people to hospital. RCMP say...

Highway between Christina Lake to 24 km west of Castlegar is now clear

Jul 24, 2021 / 10:38 am

UPDATE 10:38 a.m. DriveBC is reporting Highway 3 is now open. ORIGINAL 8:12 a.m. Highway 3 is closed in both directions due to an accident. DriveBC is...

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Nelson long-term care home

Jul 23, 2021 / 1:32 pm

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at a long-term care home in Nelson. Interior Health declared the outbreak at Nelson Jubilee Manor Friday afternoon, after...

Mother bear and her cub play in the water and on greens at Trickle Creek G C&C

Jul 23, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Kelowna woman had an up-close and personal encounter with a mother bear and her cub in Kimberley B.C. recently. Not the nasty kind, Emily Fralick tells...

Tozzo fire fanned by strong winds now 2,635 hectares

Jul 22, 2021 / 9:26 am

Residents in more areas of British Columbia have been forced from their homes as wildfires were whipped up by strong winds in the southeastern part of the...

Baby receives multiple surgeries after being attacked by a dog

Jul 21, 2021 / 3:05 pm

Eleven-month-old RosieMay has a long road to recovery after she was bitten in the face by a dog on July 15th in Nakusp. Sarah Warren, RosieMay's mother says...

Castlegar Mounties hope to track down thieves who stole firefighting gear from fire site

Jul 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

Officials are asking for help from the public in tracking down thousands of dollars worth of firefighting equipment stolen from a wildfire site near Castlegar....

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