Tag Archives: Kootenay National Park

Busy weekend dealing with alcohol for RCMP

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Vehicle impounded for warn At 1:50 a.m. on July 26, RCMP performed a vehicle check on a Chevrolet Avalanche on Redstreak Park Road in Radium Hot Springs. A 24-year-old female driver from Morley … > Read More

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KNP trail closing for bridge replacement

The Stanley Glacier trail in Kootenay National Park (KNP) will be closed from July 16 to August 31 to facilitate a bridge replacement. Pursuant to subsection 36(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the area will be closed to all … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac The male blew a fail On July 13, a 33-year-old male from Red Deer, Alberta was checked operating a 2005 Chrysler on Athalmer Street by a Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment officer. The driver displayed signs of … > Read More

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Seasonal silliness continues in valley

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Speeder can’t handle car; ends up in ditch in KNP At 10:20 a.m. on July 5, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment members responded to a single vehicle accident on Highway 93 in Kootenay … > Read More

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Noise increases as summer approaches

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Shots fired call turns into firecrackers fest At 12:16 a.m. on June 14, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment members received a complaint of what sounded like shots being fired near the Fairmont Mountain … > Read More

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No-stopping zone created to halt ‘bear jams’

An 11 km ‘no-stopping zone’ has been implemented on Highway 93 South between McKay Creek and Cobb Lake in Kootenay National Park because of recent ‘bear jam’ activity. “Please do not pull over to watch wildlife here. The zone will … > Read More

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Four injured in rollover north of Fairmont

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 51 calls for service over this past week. A few of the more noteworthy calls are highlighted below. On May 21, at approximately 6:46 p.m., Columbia Valley … > Read More

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Closures and warnings in park due to bears

There has been plenty of bear activity in Kootenay National Park lately, prompting closures at several locations within the park. Closures because of bear activity are at Olive Lake day use area, around the southbound brake check, as well as … > Read More

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What’s happening in Kootenay this long weekend

Despite snow and winter conditions throughout most of the mountain parks, spring is in full bloom in Kootenay National Park. Redstreak Campground opened May 15, and non-reservable sites are still available. New this summer, rent an oTENTik tent-cabins. Equipped with … > Read More

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Drunk trying to jump onto moving truck hospitalized

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 8:24 p.m. on April 26, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of an intoxicated male walking around Laurier Street near the Petro Can, challenging cars that drove by. Immediate patrols … > Read More

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