Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the province of British Columbia.
This prohibition will remain in effect until noon on Oct. 15, 2021, or until the order is rescinded.
On June 27 at 8:21 p.m., the Keremeos RCMP received a call from a concerned member of the public after they recognized a recreational trailer travelling on Highway 3, east bound toward Osoyoos that was previou
Interior Health is warning the public that the high temperatures — expecting to last expected to last at least until Wednesday, with daytime highs ranging from 35 to 40 degrees Celsius combined with overnight lows of 20 to 22 degrees Celsius — will increase the potential for heat-related illnesses and are historically associated with an increase in deaths among residents.
Columbia Valley RCMP is releasing images of a suspect in connection to the armed robbery of a local pharmacy in an effort to identify the individual and advance its criminal investigation.
On June 27, 2021, just minutes after 12 p.m., Columbia Valley RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery just committed at the Invermere Pharmasave, situated on 10 Avenue in Invermere BC.
The Penticton South Okanagan Similkameen RCMP (PSOSRD) have opened an investigation after two more churches were destroyed by fire early Saturday (June 26) morning.
In a media release Saturday, the Princeton RCMP received a call at 3:52 a.m., the St. Ann's Catholic Church on the Upper Similkameen Indian Band (USIB) near the small community of Hedley was on fire.
Last week Copcan worked on finishing the road grading on Columbia Avenue, and started paving the road between 21st and 23rd street. They also prepped driveway tie-ins and prepared for the future installation of landscape items like banner poles, trees, and lights.
Next week. you will still expect to see:
Today the RCMP announced the appointment of Assistant Commissioner Dwayne McDonald who will be the next Commanding Officer of the RCMP in British Columbia. A/Commr. Dwayne McDonald will assume the rank of Deputy Commissioner when he takes over command from D/Commr. Jennifer Strachan on July 1, 2021 No decisions have been made yet with respect to a formal change of command ceremony.
On Thursday, June 24, at around 3 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP executed a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act on a residence and recreational vehicle in the 1000 block of Birch Avenue, in Trail.
BC Wildfire Service crews in the Southeast Fire Centre were busy Wednesday responding to a wildfire north of Balfour.
BC Wildfire Service said on Twitter that the Knob fire is burning four kilometers north of Balfour.
“The fire is about 0.5 (hectare) and is lightning caused,” BC Wildfire Service said.
Effective at 12:00 pm (noon) on Friday, June 25, 2021, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires, as well as other equipment and activities will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre. This prohibition is being implemented due to increased fire danger ratings caused by a warming trend throughout the Southeast Fire Centre.