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An RCMP officer came to the rescue of two children stranded at Kelowna International Airport (YLW) on Christmas Eve. (Black Press file photo)

Constable Claus saves Christmas for kids stranded at Kelowna Airport

The 12 and 13-year-olds were trying to make it home to Victoria for Christmas from Alberta

An RCMP officer came to the rescue of two children stranded at Kelowna International Airport (YLW) on Christmas Eve. (Black Press file photo)
Illegal harvests of maple burls is a common problem in the Agassiz-Harrison area. Agassiz RCMP are looking for the public’s help to prevent more trees from being killed by this poaching problem. (File Photo)

Agassiz RCMP seek public help as maple burl poaching problem persists

Harvesting the prized wood kills off old trees, RCMP says

Illegal harvests of maple burls is a common problem in the Agassiz-Harrison area. Agassiz RCMP are looking for the public’s help to prevent more trees from being killed by this poaching problem. (File Photo)
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Thief steals Kelowna bylaw vehicle, busted by off-duty Mountie

The constable witnessed a bylaw officer running after the vehicle in the downtown area

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One individual was arrested after a high-risk warrant was executed in Maple Ridge on Friday evening. (Blackpress file)

UPDATE: 26-year-old Coquitlam man arrested during Maple Ridge operation

Joshawa Hall has been arrested following the Dec. 30 high risk warrant execution

One individual was arrested after a high-risk warrant was executed in Maple Ridge on Friday evening. (Blackpress file)
Emergency Response Team vehicles, including a Tactical Armoured Vehicle, surround 1075 Cactus Rd. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Police standoff in Kelowna ends after 10 hours with 8 arrests

People from two homes on the 1000 Block of Cactus Road were arrested

Emergency Response Team vehicles, including a Tactical Armoured Vehicle, surround 1075 Cactus Rd. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Arrests and flash bangs as Kelowna police standoff continues into the night

Man from a neighbouring house was arrested after threatening police

Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Karanjot Singh Sodhi has been identified as one of four people killed in a Christmas Eve bus crash on the Connector. (Photo/GoFundMe)

Fundraiser started for family of a man who died in B.C. Christmas Eve bus crash

Four people died in the crash along the Okanagan Connector

Karanjot Singh Sodhi has been identified as one of four people killed in a Christmas Eve bus crash on the Connector. (Photo/GoFundMe)
James Hanna poses in this undated handout photo. His family says he was excited about his future, but that was stolen by a stray bullet fired from an Edmonton police officer’s gun. The 59-year-old was in his basement suite watching television when he was killed in February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Susan Bandola
James Hanna poses in this undated handout photo. His family says he was excited about his future, but that was stolen by a stray bullet fired from an Edmonton police officer’s gun. The 59-year-old was in his basement suite watching television when he was killed in February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Susan Bandola
RCMP officers prepare to take a person into custody at a gas station in Enfield, N.S. on Sunday April 19, 2020. A man posing as an RCMP officer killed 22 people before he was fatally shot by police, a little over 12 hours after he started what would become one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tim Krochak

With trust collapsing in the RCMP, some call for ‘broken force’ to be rebuilt

Professor: ‘They really need to rethink what they’re doing as a police force’

RCMP officers prepare to take a person into custody at a gas station in Enfield, N.S. on Sunday April 19, 2020. A man posing as an RCMP officer killed 22 people before he was fatally shot by police, a little over 12 hours after he started what would become one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tim Krochak
Rona staff at the Hope store pose with a recovered snow blower that was being sold on Facebook Marketplace. (Heather Krentz)

Stolen $1,300 snow blower recovered in Hope after thieves post it on Facebook Marketplace

Hope RCMP arrested a couple on Dec. 21 in a motel and return hot commodity back to Rona

Rona staff at the Hope store pose with a recovered snow blower that was being sold on Facebook Marketplace. (Heather Krentz)
Carol Anderson after a free hair styling she was generously offered after someone stole her Christmas money. She’s hoping her tale of woe helps one person avoid becoming a fraud victim. (Carol Anderson/Facebook)

Chilliwack grandma loses all her Christmas money in crypto scam

‘If telling this story helps one person, then I haven’t lost everything,’ says Chilliwack woman

Carol Anderson after a free hair styling she was generously offered after someone stole her Christmas money. She’s hoping her tale of woe helps one person avoid becoming a fraud victim. (Carol Anderson/Facebook)
The “mischievous cow” in action Dec. 3. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP

RCMP on the lookout for a … ‘troublesome cow’

‘Cow’ left footprints, not hoof prints, in Island city after ringing doorbell earlier this month

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The “mischievous cow” in action Dec. 3. Photo courtesy Campbell River RCMP
Benjamin Archie may be in the Kelowna area. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Missing senior with dementia attempting to hitchhike from Chilliwack to Kamloops

The 81 year old was last seen wearing a yellow high-vis vest and a red ball-cap with a bear on it

Benjamin Archie may be in the Kelowna area. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
A similar-looking Jeep Cherokee is being sought by Merritt RCMP after shots were fired from it on Dec. 19. (Lower Mainland District RCMP/Submitted)

Shots fired between Merritt police and suspicious vehicle

Unknown if there are any injuries

A similar-looking Jeep Cherokee is being sought by Merritt RCMP after shots were fired from it on Dec. 19. (Lower Mainland District RCMP/Submitted)
Two people died and a third was in critical condition after a Saturday night (Dec. 17) collision involving three vehicles at 216th Street and 80th Avenue in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Two dead, one critically injured in Langley intersection crash

Speed and alcohol possible factors in Saturday night collision: RCMP

Two people died and a third was in critical condition after a Saturday night (Dec. 17) collision involving three vehicles at 216th Street and 80th Avenue in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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Langley RCMP hunt for van involved in three drive-by attacks

Rocks, eggs, reportedly thrown at pedestrians in Brookswood

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Police dog Neeka. (Kamloops RCMP/Submitted)

Kamloops canine cop earns special treat for hard work

Neeka nabs man fleeing from stolen vehicle

Police dog Neeka. (Kamloops RCMP/Submitted)
Creston RCMP detachment. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Driver dead after RCMP officer fired at truck that hit him during Creston traffic stop

Independent investigation launched after driver with gunshot wound later found in truck in a ditch

Creston RCMP detachment. Photo: Aaron Hemens
A person was killed at the train crossing in Hope, on 6th Avenue early Thursday morning. (Hope Standard file photo)

Man dies after being found near Hope train tracks, police still investigating

Man was found near the tracks with injuries and transported to hospital where he died

A person was killed at the train crossing in Hope, on 6th Avenue early Thursday morning. (Hope Standard file photo)
A catalytic converter. (Submitted photo)

White Rock resident helps thwart theft of neighbour’s catalytic converter

Alfred Anderson, 76, has had 3 catalytic coverters stolen in 18 months

A catalytic converter. (Submitted photo)
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