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Tactical police help with drug bust in Creston, B.C.

Tactical police help with drug bust in Creston, B.C.

Creston Feb 21, 2024 / 4:06 pm

Police say they have made a dent in a local drug trade in Creston, B.C. RCMP said Wednesday in a news release that officers executed a search warrant on Feb. 20...

Texan visiting Kootenays goes missing, found dead after car slides down embankment

Texan visiting Kootenays goes missing, found dead after car slides down embankment

Nelson Feb 20, 2024 / 2:32 pm

It was a tragic end to an American family's visit to B.C. over the weekend. On Feb. 17, just before midnight, Nelson RCMP received a missing person report...

Stolen trucks linked to break-ins, thefts in Castlegar

Stolen trucks linked to break-ins, thefts in Castlegar

Castlegar Feb 20, 2024 / 12:38 pm

The Castlegar RCMP has released CCTV footage of a suspect in a series of break-ins linked to stolen vehicles. Police are investigating multiple cases of...

ER closed at New Denver healthcare facility Saturday due to nursing shortage

ER closed at New Denver healthcare facility Saturday due to nursing shortage

New Denver Feb 17, 2024 / 8:55 am

Healthcare staff shortages have hit the Kootenays this weekend. In an announcement Saturday morning, Interior Health says the emergency department at New...

Trail RCMP searching for suspect after explosion at motel

Trail RCMP searching for suspect after explosion at motel

Trail Feb 13, 2024 / 3:38 pm

RCMP in Trail, B.C. are still looking for a suspect believed to have been involved in an explosion inside a motel room at the Glenwood Inn. The incident...

Cops in Kootenays capture condom thief

Cops in Kootenays capture condom thief

Trail Feb 6, 2024 / 4:26 pm

Police say they stopped a “slippery” thief after a foot chase last week in Trail, B.C. RCMP were called on Feb. 1 at 12:30 p.m. by a business in the...

B.C. attorney general apologizes to Doukhobors, offers $10M 'compensation package'

B.C. attorney general apologizes to Doukhobors, offers $10M 'compensation package'

Castlegar Feb 1, 2024 / 4:25 pm

UPDATE 4:25 p.m. British Columbia's attorney general has formally apologized to members of the Doukhobor religious group, including those who were forcibly...

First deer with Chronic Wasting Disease found in B.C

First deer with Chronic Wasting Disease found in B.C

Cranbrook Feb 1, 2024 / 11:49 am

The first known cases of Chronic Wasting Disease in British Columbia have been discovered in two deer in the Kootenays. In a Thursday morning press release, the...

Creston RCMP crack down on prolific offenders, make multiple arrests

Creston RCMP crack down on prolific offenders, make multiple arrests

Creston Jan 18, 2024 / 1:01 pm

RCMP in Creston made several high-risk arrests while cracking down on prolific offenders. Police searched several properties for items including firearms,...

Creston man facing assault charges after 'dynamic arrest'

Creston man facing assault charges after 'dynamic arrest'

Creston Jan 18, 2024 / 12:23 pm

A Creston man has been charged after what RCMP called a “violent” assault against a woman. While conducting a surveillance operation Jan. 10, the...

Grand Forks fire chief pays elderly couple the money owed for incomplete kitchen renovation

Grand Forks fire chief pays elderly couple the money owed for incomplete kitchen renovation

Trail Jan 13, 2024 / 4:00 am

An elderly couple in Trail has finally got their money back after a contractor walked away from their kitchen renovation back in 2021. That contractor remains...

BC man sentenced to five years in death of off-duty police officer in Nelson

BC man sentenced to five years in death of off-duty police officer in Nelson

Nelson Jan 12, 2024 / 6:24 am

A B.C. man has been sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of manslaughter in the death of an off-duty Abbotsford police officer. B.C....

Man faces many weapons charges after Creston, B.C. search warrant

Man faces many weapons charges after Creston, B.C. search warrant

Creston Jan 11, 2024 / 3:50 pm

A Kootenay man is facing a long list of charges after a search warrant was executed last week. RCMP say began an investigation on Jan. 5 into alleged crimes...

Mountie struck by vehicle speeding through roadblock between Salmo and Nelson

Mountie struck by vehicle speeding through roadblock between Salmo and Nelson

Salmo Jan 10, 2024 / 2:13 pm

A Trail B.C. man is facing multiple charges, including assaulting a police officer after plowing into an RCMP roadblock. The incident started at 1:30 p.m....

Creston RCMP resolve six-hour standoff, seize drugs, weapons

Creston RCMP resolve six-hour standoff, seize drugs, weapons

Creston Dec 21, 2023 / 3:16 pm

A 50-year-old Creston man was arrested following a six-hour police standoff Wednesday. About 11 a.m., Creston RCMP and the Southeast District Containment Team...

Castlegar RCMP give gifts, food to local family

Castlegar RCMP give gifts, food to local family

Castlegar Dec 21, 2023 / 11:19 am

Castlegar RCMP teamed up with sponsors in the community to add some extra cheer to the holiday season for one family this year. Nearly two dozen members of the...

Drunk driver, 73, crashes into Creston, B.C. dollar store

Drunk driver, 73, crashes into Creston, B.C. dollar store

Creston Dec 20, 2023 / 4:20 pm

A man is facing multiple charges after his vehicle smashed into a dollar store in Creston, B.C. Police say a local man, 73, was behind the wheel of a car that...

'Water apocalypse' demands return to nature for flood, drought resilience: experts

'Water apocalypse' demands return to nature for flood, drought resilience: experts

Creston Dec 19, 2023 / 6:20 am

Norm Allard knows he may never see the full impacts of his efforts to restore wetlands and floodplains in southeastern British Columbia, but he takes a...

Police respond to dispute over 'straight pride' sticker in Kootenays

Police respond to dispute over 'straight pride' sticker in Kootenays

Trail Dec 18, 2023 / 6:15 pm

Police in the Kootenays were called last week to break up a dispute over a "straight pride" sticker. An RCMP news release says an officer was called...

Kootenay man charged after alleged assault, vehicle crash

Kootenay man charged after alleged assault, vehicle crash

Trail Dec 18, 2023 / 3:37 pm

A Kootenay man may think twice next time before fleeing the scene of a car crash. RCMP say they were called on Dec. 12 at 12:43 a.m. to a single motor vehicle...

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