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Vernon North Okanagan RCMP delivered Starfish Packs on behalf of the Kalamalka Rotary Club. (RCMP)

Mounties deliver breakfast to Vernon schools

Kalamalka Starfish Society gets helping hand from RCMP

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP delivered Starfish Packs on behalf of the Kalamalka Rotary Club. (RCMP)
B.C. RCMP say 585 total fines for COVID-19 infractions have already been issued since Jan. 8, 2021. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021

The Lower Mainland District accounts for 415 total infractions

B.C. RCMP say 585 total fines for COVID-19 infractions have already been issued since Jan. 8, 2021. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press
Activist Gladys Radek places posters on the Vernon courthouse grass ahead of Curtis Wayne Sagmoen’s police assault charge comes before a judge via teleconference April 8, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Vernon Morning Star)

UPDATE: Warrant for Sagmoen’s arrest rescinded

High-profile North Okanagan man charged with assaulting police officer in October

Activist Gladys Radek places posters on the Vernon courthouse grass ahead of Curtis Wayne Sagmoen’s police assault charge comes before a judge via teleconference April 8, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Vernon Morning Star)
Salmon Arm RCMP warn businesses to watch out for scam where customer wants to exchange large bills for smaller denominations. (File photo)

Salmon Arm RCMP: Beware of fake jewelry, money exchange scams

Scammers try to steal cash from unsuspecting Shuswap residents

Salmon Arm RCMP warn businesses to watch out for scam where customer wants to exchange large bills for smaller denominations. (File photo)
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Kelowna teen approached by stranger in white van in Rutland

The 14-year-old girl was waiting alone at a bus stop when the man approached her

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A man thought to be impersonating a police officer who conducted four traffic stops in the Lumby area in March was, in fact, a certified member of the RCMP. (Black Press file)

North Okanagan ‘cop impersonator’ in fact real officer

RCMP say man believed to be impersonating officer who conducted four traffic stops near Lumby is member of North Okanagan Traffic Services

  • Apr 7, 2021
A man thought to be impersonating a police officer who conducted four traffic stops in the Lumby area in March was, in fact, a certified member of the RCMP. (Black Press file)
RCMP. (File)

Man arrested in West Kelowna after alleged attempt steal delivery vehicle

Kelowna resident Kurtis Sanderson, 25, is facing two charges

RCMP. (File)
The RCMP Air Services unit was dispatched to track a stolen vehicle from Vernon April 5, 2021. (BC RCMP image)

Helicopter, cellphone used to track stolen Vernon vehicle: RCMP

32-year-old arrested; faces potential criminal charges after ‘crime of opportunity’

The RCMP Air Services unit was dispatched to track a stolen vehicle from Vernon April 5, 2021. (BC RCMP image)
A gun-wielding man allegedly robbed a Kelowna business on Monday night. (Contributed)

Worker ‘shaken’ after alleged armed robbery at Kelowna business

Suspect produced what appeared to be a handgun, demanded cash, then fled the scene

A gun-wielding man allegedly robbed a Kelowna business on Monday night. (Contributed)
Scam attempts continue to circulate. In 2020, Canadians lost an estimated $107.5 million to scammers and fraud attempts. (Stock photo)

Scam calls continue to circulate

RCMP urge public to learn about and report fraud attempts

Scam attempts continue to circulate. In 2020, Canadians lost an estimated $107.5 million to scammers and fraud attempts. (Stock photo)
Shayla, an 8-pound black and grey Havanese, was stolen from outside a store on Banks Road on Saturday. (Contributed)

Kelowna Mounties searching for stolen pup

A man tied his dog, Shayla, to a tree while he was getting food. When he returned, she was gone

Shayla, an 8-pound black and grey Havanese, was stolen from outside a store on Banks Road on Saturday. (Contributed)
Suzie Bruce, left, and Ray Bruce, right, holding Ray’s heart after his transplant. His old heart was donated to the Cardiovascular Tissue Registry at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, where it will be used for research and educational purposes. (Submitted photo)

Police officer shows a lot of heart in overnight effort to get B.C. senior a new heart

Qualicum Beach man just makes transplant deadline in amazing story out of Vancouver Island

Suzie Bruce, left, and Ray Bruce, right, holding Ray’s heart after his transplant. His old heart was donated to the Cardiovascular Tissue Registry at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, where it will be used for research and educational purposes. (Submitted photo)
Scott Macausland and his son, Declan (7), at the finish line of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Run. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drunk driving crash that killed B.C. officer still reverberates through community, 5 years later

Const. Sarah Beckett’s memory lives on in the community, honoured with park, scholarship and annual run

Scott Macausland and his son, Declan (7), at the finish line of the Sarah Beckett Memorial Run. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP officer will have a conduct hearing in June in regards to six allegations of breaching of the RCMP Code of Conduct. (File photo)

Vernon North Okanagan Mountie to face conduct hearing

Constable to appear on six allegations of RCMP Code of Conduct breach

A Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP officer will have a conduct hearing in June in regards to six allegations of breaching of the RCMP Code of Conduct. (File photo)
Surrey Police Service has announced five more hires to its leadership team. (File photo)

Police in B.C. confirm truth to allegations new inspector drove impaired

Information disclosed during hiring process, deemed ‘not a barrier’ by Surrey Police Service

Surrey Police Service has announced five more hires to its leadership team. (File photo)
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday October 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

RCMP watchdog waiting over two years for Mountie views on its own foot-dragging

130 outstanding interim reports had been awaiting replies from the RCMP commissioner for more than 6 months

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday October 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Police have cordoned off an area outside a West Kelowna strip mall near Highway 97 and Elk Road on Sunday, March 21. (Dave Ogilvie photo)

RCMP appeals to public for more information regarding West Kelowna homicide

Police looking to speak to the occupants of vehicle that stopped in intersection near crime scene

Police have cordoned off an area outside a West Kelowna strip mall near Highway 97 and Elk Road on Sunday, March 21. (Dave Ogilvie photo)
A Mountie speaks with a passerby while stationed outside NorKam secondary on March 31, 2021. Photograph By DAVE EAGLES/KTW

RCMP continue to investigate threat that locked down Kamloops schools

Police are still investigating the nature of the threat

A Mountie speaks with a passerby while stationed outside NorKam secondary on March 31, 2021. Photograph By DAVE EAGLES/KTW
RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Oyama man arrested after chasing women with baseball bat

Vigilante thought the women were involved in a theft from his home

RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
The owner of a generator found in the Gardom Lake area is being sought. (North Okanagan RCMP photo)

‘Is this your generator?’ North Okanagan RCMP

Large, towable unit found in rural Enderby area

The owner of a generator found in the Gardom Lake area is being sought. (North Okanagan RCMP photo)