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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 02 2015

RCMP in BC is asking for public assistance to help the Calgary Police Service locate a missing woman.

Penny Firth, 51, was last seen at her residence at approximately 12 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, in the 2400 block of 17 Ave S.W. in Calgary, Alberta.

Her family reported her missing and have not heard from her since.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 07 2015

A child in Hope has died due to injuries received after a being hit by a truck on Wednesday afternoon, according to RCMP Cpl. Mike Rail.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Sep 15 2015

RCMP have found what they believe to be the body of two year-old Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette in a rural area near Blairmore, Alta. The body was located this afternoon during a police search based on information received in their efforts to locate her. Hailey’s family has been notified.

by Castlegar Source on Sunday Aug 30 2015

Salt Spring Island - Shortly after 12 a.m. on Aug. 29th, officers with the Salt Spring Island RCMP were conducting an impaired driving checkpoint in the 100 Block of Upper Ganges Road, when a man driving a Chevrolet Blazer attempted to avoid the checkpoint, nearly striking an officer who was on foot.

by Contributor on Friday Jul 10 2015

Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson issued the following statement in response to a July 10 incident involving a firefighting aircraft working on the Puntzi Lake wildfire:

“On the afternoon of July 10, 2015, an Air Tractor AT-802F Fire Boss amphibious airtanker working on the Punzti Lake wildfire in the Cariboo Fire Centre went down in Puntzi Lake.

by Trail Champion on Monday Jun 08 2015

Around 11:00 p.m. on June 6, 2015 the Williams Lake RCMP received multiple reports of several shots being fired in the 900 block of Western Avenue. 

by Dermod Travis on Wednesday May 20 2015

"Don't mind the elephant in the room, we're redecorating."

When the B.C. government tabled its legislation to amend the Election Act in March, it was probably hoping no one would notice. They were in for a bit of a shock.

by Trail Champion on Monday Mar 23 2015

On June 12, 2015, Coquitlam RCMP’s very own Cpl. Nigel Blake, along with a team of more than 75 riders, will embark on the 2015 Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) Battlefield Bike Ride in Western Europe supporting the WWC’s outstanding programs.

by Sara Golling on Sunday Mar 22 2015

So, you think the federal Bill C-51 is bad?    It is.  And here comes the DRAFT new BC Societies Act, provincial legislation with provisions that will make life even worse for any society that speaks up about anything.  If this draft Act is made law, Sections 98 and 99  will enable any person  to brin

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