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by Contributor on Monday Feb 15 2016

The Nanaimo RCMP is investigating the sexual assault of a young teenage female that occurred at approximately 4:40 pm on Feb. 12. The incident took place along the railway tracks, behind the Islamic Cultural Centre, near Kennedy and Farquar Streets.

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 09 2016

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Surrey RCMP is reminding residents to be wary of those taking advantage of our basic need for human companionship.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Feb 04 2016

Surrey RCMP is releasing a composite sketch of the suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted and stabbed a woman on Feb. 2 in the City Centre area.

The victim was able to provide a detailed description of her attacker resulting in the preparation of a composite sketch (see attached).

by Castlegar Source on Monday Feb 01 2016

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a 27-year-old Salmon Arm man after body was found on school grounds Monday morning, according to RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

Moskaluk said police received a report early Monday morning of man laying in a high school field.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jan 27 2016

Surrey RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance to identify other potential witnesses and/or victims in order to advance an ongoing sexual interference investigation.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Jan 26 2016

A Salmon Arm homeowner, who had witnessed thieves stealing his ATV, figured the best way to get help was to create some noise, according to RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott West.

"After seeing thieves drive away with his ATV from his yard, he ran out of his house, jumped into his car and followed the thieves honking his horn in order to draw attention, and it worked," Scott said.

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 17 2015

The BC SPCA is encouraging British Columbians to voice their opinion on proposed changes that will remove the limit on how many wolves hunters can kill in the Peace Region and triple the number of grizzly bears that can be killed in the same area.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Dec 17 2015

Charges have been laid against two BC drivers, as a result of a motor vehicle collision with a herd of Big Horn Sheep on Hwy 3, near Keremeos this past October.

On Oct. 1 at around 4 p.m., the South Okanagan Traffic Services received a report of a collision involving multiple vehicles and a herd of Big Horn sheep on Hwy 3 West of Keremeos.

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 13 2015

Selkirk Paving of Crescent Valley has won this year’s Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Award in the category of paving for the Highway 3 Bombi Junction to Nelway Junction resurfacing project.

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.