Sept. 9: Police Update

This week, the Vanderhoof RCMP lodged 101 files with 26 imprisoned — a number doubled in comparison to previous weeks.

This week, the Vanderhoof RCMP lodged 101 files with 26 imprisoned — a number doubled in comparison to previous weeks. Most prisoners were arrested due to public intoxication and causing disturbance.

 

Drinking and driving kills for ATVs too

With the high number of deaths from ATV this year — though none in Vanderhoof at the moment — the RCMP will continue to focus enforcement and impairment investigations on ATV operation. Most of the deaths were attributed to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, as well as improper safety equipment such as helmets.

The RCMP has received specific funding for ATV patrols to provide education to the public on new insurance laws.

 

Construction means slow down

As the RCMP continue to receive speeding complaints within construction zones, their enforcement on speed limits in those areas will also continue.

 

– With files from Cpl. Wade Harvey, Vanderhoof

Just Posted

Northern B.C. First Nation communities hold “Rally for the river” in Prince George

Saik’uz and Stellat’en First Nation have taken Rio Tinto BC Works to court over their operation and construction of the Kenney Dam

Want better internet? Complete an online survey by the RDBN

The regional district is doing a survey to understand internet requirements that… Continue reading

Vikings played well this season, says coach

The double-A varsity football team from NVSS received ten northern conference All-Stars

Salvation Army aims to raise $25,000 through the Christmas Kettle program

Last year the organization raised $20,000 for various social needs in the community

William Griffin arrested in Houston homicide

RCMP have now arrested William Griffin, the man wanted in connection to… Continue reading

Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada, The Weather Network predicts

In British Columbia temperatures will be slightly above normal and precipitation will be just below normal

UPDATED: Vancouver Island’s Joe gets suspended sentence in Teddy the dog cruelty case

Melissa Tooshley expected in court on Thursday in same case

Nineteen boats carrying invasive mussels stopped at B.C. borders

Waters of Columbia-Shuswap still test mussel-free

Woman ‘horrified’ after being told to trek 200 kilometres home from Kamloops hospital

‘I can’t get from Kamloops back to 100 Mile House injured, confused… no shoes, no clothes whatsoever’

Canadian universities encourage exchange students in Hong Kong to head home

UBC said 11 of its 32 students completing programs in Hong Kong have already left

Midget no more: Sweeping division name changes coming to minor hockey in Canada

Alpha-numeric division names will be used for the 2020-2021 season and beyond

Duncan man gets suspended sentence in Teddy the dog cruelty trial

Joe also gets lifetime ban on owning animals

B.C. pushes for greater industry ‘transparency’ in gasoline pricing

Legislation responds to fuel price gap of up to 13 cents

B.C. woman ordered to return dog to ex-boyfriend for $2,000

After the two broke up, documents state, they agree to share custody of the dog, named Harlen

Most Read