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Drone over wildfire

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...

Area restriction issued

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 3 has reopened

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...

Outbreak at Nelson facility

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 and cub water fight

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...

Evacs south of Slocan

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 mauled by 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...

Firefighting gear stolen

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....

Drone halts fire fight

Jul 12, 2021 / 10:43 am

The BC Wildfire Service is reminding operators of drone aircraft it is illegal to fly them in areas close to where crews are actively fighting forest fires....

Scooter injury not cop's fault

Jul 7, 2021 / 12:13 pm

British Columbia's police watchdog has exonerated an RCMP officer following an arrest in Castlegar last month that left a woman with life-threatening...

Merry Creek being held

Jul 4, 2021 / 1:54 pm

UPDATE 2 p.m. July 4 The Merry Creek fire is now 100 percent contained, according to the BC Wildfire Service. The fire was estimated at 20.0 hectares and is...

Arrest in Canada Day killing

Jul 2, 2021 / 4:43 pm

RCMP have made an arrest in a Canada Day murder in Trail. On July 1, a 33-year-old Trail man was arrested in relation to a Thursday-evening homicide. Staff Sgt....

Deadly altercation in Trail

Jul 1, 2021 / 11:34 am

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit has been called to assist Trail RCMP after a homicide Wednesday evening. The suspect remains at large but police do not...

Another 182 remains found

Jun 30, 2021 / 10:43 am

The Lower Kootenay Band in British Columbia says a search using ground-penetrating radar has found 182 human remains in unmarked graves at a site close to a...

Beaten up by deer momma

Jun 18, 2021 / 9:56 am

A British Columbia woman says she needed hospital treatment for injuries including gashes and deep bruises after being attacked by a deer defending its fawn....

Seriously hurt in traffic stop

Jun 14, 2021 / 9:57 am

British Columbia's police watchdog says a woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after she was pulled over in a traffic stop in Castlegar on...

Impersonator report false

May 5, 2021 / 3:03 pm

RCMP in the Kootenays say a report in March about a suspected police impersonator on Highway 3B was unfounded. Police in Trail were called for a report of a...

Flood forces evacuations

Apr 26, 2021 / 12:29 pm

Three families were forced from their homes overnight to escape floodwaters from an overflowing creek near Christina Lake. The Regional District of Kootenay...

Shot while in handcuffs: suit

Apr 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Kootenay RCMP officer is facing a new lawsuit after he allegedly shot a man with a non-lethal round who was already detained in handcuffs. Police had first...

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