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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 Contributor on Sunday Nov 29 2015

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crimes Unit are now investigating the death of a woman who was found deceased in a Lee Creek area residence on Friday evening. Investigators are treating the death as suspicious.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Nov 18 2015

A fatal collision on Tuesday near Revelstoke involving a tractor-trailer has revealed 160 pounds of marihuana hidden in a commercial truck, according to Staff Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Nov 10 2015

On Nov. 9 at 6:25 p.m. on duty Surrey RCMP plainclothes officers had stopped in the area of 71 Avenue and 135 Street in an unmarked police car when they were approached by a male who had unsavory plans for the car and its occupants.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Oct 27 2015

A hiker has been found dead in the Whistler/Pemberton area, according to RCMP Staff Sgt. Steve LeClair.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Oct 26 2015

The BC Coroners Service is providing preliminary information about the five persons confirmed deceased in the sinking of a whale-watching boat off Tofino on Oct. 25, 2015.

The five persons were all British nationals and all were passengers aboard the boat, not crew members.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 21 2015

The B.C. government is about to pilot two new high-tech wildlife detection systems on Highway 3, to help warn motorists when wildlife is on or near the highway.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 07 2015

By Naomi Yamamoto

B.C. Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness

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.