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Abbotsford Police are investigating a possible attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday night (Aug. 15). (File photo)

B.C. child OK after nearly being yanked out ground-floor window in abduction attempt

Abbotsford Police investigating Aug. 15 evening incident

 

Kelowna RCMP investigated 24 police-reported hate files in 2021, compared to six in 2020. (File photo)

Kelowna man slashed with box cutter, RCMP search for second suspect

The altercation happened just before 2 a.m. Tuesday morning (Aug. 16)

 

Nicholas Epp was killed in an altercation in downtown Kelowna on Aug. 12 (Nicholas Lorne Epp/Facebook)

Chilliwack man confirmed as Kelowna homicide victim

The incident happened outside the Liquid Zoo

  • Aug 16, 2022

 

This picture of Apex Mountain Village was taken Aug. 8 where fire services worked tirelessly protecting and fire smarting evacuated properties in preparation should the Keremeos Creek Fire turn in their direction. On Aug. 16, residents of Apex were allowed back home. (Apex Fire Brigade)

Evacuated Apex Mountain Village residents get to go back home

Residents can go home at noon Aug. 16 as Keremeos Creek fire stabilizes

This picture of Apex Mountain Village was taken Aug. 8 where fire services worked tirelessly protecting and fire smarting evacuated properties in preparation should the Keremeos Creek Fire turn in their direction. On Aug. 16, residents of Apex were allowed back home. (Apex Fire Brigade)
People hold banners during a march to remember those who died during the overdose crisis and to call for a safe supply of illicit drugs on International Overdose Awareness Day, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. British Columbia’s chief coroner says at least 1,011 people died from suspected illicit drug overdoses from January to June, the highest death toll recorded in the first six months of a calendar year during the province’s overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. sees record high 1,095 toxic drug deaths in first 6 months of 2022

At least 10,000 people have died of toxic drugs since the 2016 public health emergency declaration

People hold banners during a march to remember those who died during the overdose crisis and to call for a safe supply of illicit drugs on International Overdose Awareness Day, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. British Columbia’s chief coroner says at least 1,011 people died from suspected illicit drug overdoses from January to June, the highest death toll recorded in the first six months of a calendar year during the province’s overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

RCMP fatally shoot man near Kamloops following alleged abduction of child, woman

Another woman was found inside the suspect’s home

  • Aug 15, 2022
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
‘When I was at work on Thursday pretty much every member in town was at a mental health call.’ (File photo)

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP needs help with mental health calls

‘The police shouldn’t be the people always responding to these’

‘When I was at work on Thursday pretty much every member in town was at a mental health call.’ (File photo)
(RCMP/Submitted)
(RCMP/Submitted)
A man is presumed drowned after falling into the water at the downtown Kelowna marina Saturday evening. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Surrey man who drowned in Kelowna marina recovered using underwater camera

The young man fell into the water on the evening of Aug. 13

A man is presumed drowned after falling into the water at the downtown Kelowna marina Saturday evening. (Facebook)
RCMP on scene outside Kelowna home. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)

Incident in Kelowna peacefully resolved after RCMP swarm home

The RCMP tactical response unit was heard asking someone to come of a home

RCMP on scene outside Kelowna home. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)
Police in Vernon are warning the public about a text-messaging scam currently circulating in the community Friday, April 22, 2022. (File image)

TELUS plans outage for customers in the Keremeos area

Customers will be unable to make 911 calls

Police in Vernon are warning the public about a text-messaging scam currently circulating in the community Friday, April 22, 2022. (File image)
Liquid Zoo police presence (Submitted)
Liquid Zoo police presence (Submitted)
(BC Wildfire Services)

Two wildfires on the go east of Vernon

Both were caused by lightning

(BC Wildfire Services)
The map showing the current outage in Kelowna. (FortisBC)

UPDATE: Power restored on Kelowna’s east side

The outage began around 8:45 p.m.

The map showing the current outage in Kelowna. (FortisBC)
Randy “Elvis” Friskie, shown here perfoming in 2018, says he is on his deathbed on a cot in a hallway at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)

Elvis impersonator says he is on deathbed in hallway at a B.C. hospital

‘No dignity in it whatsoever,’ says Randy Friskie, who has liver disease

Randy “Elvis” Friskie, shown here perfoming in 2018, says he is on his deathbed on a cot in a hallway at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)
A car crash along Highway 3 sparked a new wildfire on Friday morning between Keremeos and Osoyoos. (BCWS)

UPDATE: Evacuation alert rescinded along Highway 3 for Richter Mountain wildfire

A car accident on Highway 3 sparked the Richter Mountain wildfire

A car crash along Highway 3 sparked a new wildfire on Friday morning between Keremeos and Osoyoos. (BCWS)
(Photo - Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)

Off-duty lifeguard saves woman ejected from boat in West Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP rewarded the man on Aug. 11 for saving the woman’s life

(Photo - Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)
Flames from a vehicle fire on Highway 3 spread up hill. (Facebook)

Highway 3A from Keremeos to Penticton reopens

Reduced speed limits and additional RCMP will be along the road

Flames from a vehicle fire on Highway 3 spread up hill. (Facebook)
Unit Crew mopping up a spot on the Keremeos Creek Wildfire (BC Wildfire Service photo)

45 new wildfires spark after lightning hits dry areas of B.C.

There are 89 wildfires actively burning in B.C., six of them are wildfires of note

Unit Crew mopping up a spot on the Keremeos Creek Wildfire (BC Wildfire Service photo)
(B.C. Wildfire Services Dashboard)

Lightning starts wildfire east of Vernon

The blaze is 0.80 hectares in Cherryville

(B.C. Wildfire Services Dashboard)