Vernon SAR report that a snowmobiler was found after being missing for more than eight hours.
Vernon SAR, along with Vernon North Okanagan RCMP, were called out Friday at 6 p.m. after the snowmobiler was separated from his party and had become lost and then got stuck.
At this time he activated his iPhone SOS and his SPOT device.
Vernon SAR said due to the current winter conditions, delayed responding and spent considerable time pre-planning — utilizing an avalanche safety officer to review the terrain and the risk of avalanche that was considerable.
Six Nelson Police officers will have the opportunity to prepare a defence after being found to have committed discreditable conduct following an investigation by Vancouver Police Department into messages sent in a WhatsApp chat group.
The VPD, on behalf of the Office of the Public Complaints Commissioner (OPCC), released findings of its investigation on February 9 into the 'WhatsApp' chat group matter relating to the alleged posting of inappropriate messages and memes by some members of the NPD between 2018 - 2020.
On Feb. 28, at 8:57 a.m., frontline Trail RCMP officers responded to a report of a 36-year-old Trail man who had been shot in the face with a BB gun in the 1300 block of Pine Avenue in Trail, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
The city needs to step up and advocate for better transit not only in Nelson but for the creation of a province-wide electric transit network, says the representative of a newly-formed transit coalition.
Keith Wiley of the Nelson and Area Action Group for Better Public Transportation admitted transit service delivery — both locally and throughout the province — was a very “rough” job, but it was an essential one worth fighting to improve.
BC Highway Patrol Cranbrook is looking for Dash Cam video following a collision near Moyie that left one passenger deceased at the accident scene.
RCMP said that on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at 4:45 PM, officers received a report of a collision between two vehicles on Highway 3 south of Moyie, which is located approximately 31 kilometers from Cranbrook.
RCMP said BC Highway Patrol, along with Cranbrook RCMP, responded to the collision between a Subaru and a commercial Tractor Trailer.
Basketball Officials in the West Kootenay are once again joining with their provincial colleagues to raise money and awareness in the 14th Call a Foul on Cancer — Pink Whistle Legacy Fund — which strives to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society — B.C. and Yukon Division.
A small amount of residential properties distributed around Kootenay Lake are expected to suffer the highest proportion of economic losses if the lake were to flood, a study commissioned by the regional district found.
According to the BGC Engineering study — Kootenay Lake Flood Impact Analysis — a disproportionate amount of the losses due to flooding would be concentrated in a small number of properties distributed around the lake.
On February 21, 2023 at 4:40 p.m., Grand Forks officers attended to a report of a collision involving two semi trucks and a SUV on Highway 3 and McRae Road in Christina Lake, BC.
Grand Forks RCMP said it appears that the SUV was trying to pass a semi on poor roads when an oncoming semi’s trailer began to lose control and crossed into the path of the SUV sideswiping the SUV.
The two semi's then met becoming stuck to each other on the side of the highway in the ditch.
Bright futures await graduates from Selkirk College’s School of Hospitality & Tourism and employers from across the province who are eager to meet potential industry stars descended on Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus to get acquainted.
The annual School of Hospitality & Tourism Job Fair was held at Mary Hall in mid-February with more than 20 employers setting up booths in an effort to entice more than 100 current students looking for both mid-program work terms and after-graduation permanent employment.