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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Facebook contact a breach of conditions Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment March 26 received a complaint of breach of conditions when an accused male made contact with a victim via Facebook. Police met with the male and … > Read More

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RCMP in on search for missing Edmonton man

The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) is seeking the public’s help in locating a man who has not been in contact with his family since Sept. 8, 2014.  Jason Beaupit, 34, who also goes by the nickname of ‘Bones,’ was initially … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Scam alert Mr. John Martinez has been sending his kindest regards to a number of citizens in the valley, stating that he has a dormant account worth $6.6 million that was left by a deceased customer … > Read More

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C-51 misses the mark: Green

Canadians should be deeply concerned about Bill C-51, the federal government’s new anti-terrorism bill, says Kootenay-Columbia Green Party candidate Bill Green. The hastily drafted legislation proposed by the Conservative government, which is also supported by the federal Liberal Party, completely … > Read More

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I wouldn’t trade my best day drunk for worst day sober

Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks is a smart conservative serving his constituents as a member of the Stephen Harper Conservative Government. The first-term MP and owner of Sparwood Bowl & Billiards, is a retired RCMP officer and former Mayor of Sparwood … > Read More

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RCMP continue to investigate vandalism to deer traps

On March 6, at approximately 5:30 a.m., City of Cranbrook contractors were conducting their early morning rounds to check on the deer traps that had been strategically placed throughout the city. In doing so, the contractors discovered that sometime overnight, … > Read More

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Be respectful with noise levels

The return of warmer temperatures will certainly spring residents into the mode of spending more time outside, something many City of Cranbrook residents are looking forward to after this winter. With the increase in outdoor activities, there often comes an … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Loose horses rounded up At 11:30 p.m. on March 12, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of four loose horses without riders roaming Highway 93/95. Shortly after getting the report the owner showed up and … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Distracted driving Even an old school Mountie continues to learn. As a result of a discussion with a citizen in the valley I reviewed the Motor Vehicle Act which deals with using an electronic device while … > Read More

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Human-caused fires raise concerns

On Monday, March 9, crews from the Southeast Fire Centre responded to four new wildfires, all of which were human-caused and therefore preventable. Two of the fires were the result of poorly planned open burning. A 2.6-hectare fire just outside … > Read More

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