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Delta Police and Langley RCMP are in the area of 272nd Street between 24th and 28th Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. (Google Maps)

Report of 2 women forcibly confined in U-Haul van leads to 2 B.C. arrests

Langley RCMP located suspect vehicle and arrested two people, rescue woman

 

Bad Tattoo Brewing is closing as of Dec. 18. Their neighbour Neighbourhood Brewing’s owner company Yellow Dog has bought the space and will eventually be opening a second location there. (Bad Tattoo)

Penticton’s Bad Tattoo Brewing is closing, Yellow Dog taking over

Last day to grab a Bad Tattoo beer is Dec. 18

 

John McKinley and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)

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Graeme Flannigan holding a sign that reads ‘no sex for children’ behind a group of children and their mom who attended the Holiday drag show and drag performer Toddy (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Protesters clash with attendee at Kelowna drag show; police investigating

Counter protesters held signs that read ‘drag is for everyone’

Graeme Flannigan holding a sign that reads ‘no sex for children’ behind a group of children and their mom who attended the Holiday drag show and drag performer Toddy (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Former Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran charged with sexual assault. (file photo: Capital News)

Former Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran charged with sexual assault

Colin Basran is due in Kelowna Provincial Court Jan. 24

Former Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran charged with sexual assault. (file photo: Capital News)
Oliver Fire Department. (Submitted photo)

Dog house goes up in flames in Oliver

All members of the family, including the dog, are safe after crews quickly extinguished the blaze

Oliver Fire Department. (Submitted photo)
Pay parking in downtown has been stopped until March 31, now offering two hour free parking instead. (File photo)

Pay parking is no more in downtown Penticton

City council votes unanimously to eliminate pay parking from Dec. 7 to March 31

Pay parking in downtown has been stopped until March 31, now offering two hour free parking instead. (File photo)
Peter Ducommon of PD's Hot Shop and Skull Skates. (Black Press photo.)

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Peter Ducommon of PD's Hot Shop and Skull Skates. (Black Press photo.)
The Osoyoos CIBC branch was robbed on Monday, Dec. 5 by a lone individual. RCMP are seeking any information that could help identify him. (RCMP)

UPDATE: RCMP release photo of man who allegedly robbed Osoyoos bank in broad daylight

The man did not produce a weapon and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash

The Osoyoos CIBC branch was robbed on Monday, Dec. 5 by a lone individual. RCMP are seeking any information that could help identify him. (RCMP)
Crash at Bertram and Leon in Kelowna. (Brittany Webster/ Black Press Media)
Crash at Bertram and Leon in Kelowna. (Brittany Webster/ Black Press Media)
(File photo)

Pedestrian killed on Highway 97 outside Oliver

The fatal crash closed the highway until Tuesday morning

(File photo)
HAVAN’s chair Mark Cooper, president of Shakespeare Homes & Renovations. (HAVAN photo)

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HAVAN’s chair Mark Cooper, president of Shakespeare Homes & Renovations. (HAVAN photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly punched another man in a grocery store checkout line this past summer. (Photo submitted)

Man allegedly budges in line at a B.C. supermarket, punches man after confrontation

RCMP release suspect photo to renew investigation into incident from this past summer

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly punched another man in a grocery store checkout line this past summer. (Photo submitted)
NHL Goaltender Devan Dubnyk. (Canadian Press)

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MOJ on Sports: Recently retired netminder played junior in Kamloops

NHL Goaltender Devan Dubnyk. (Canadian Press)
Bradley Bender

One of B.C.’s most-wanted car thieves sentenced for crimes in Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Surrey

Bradley Bender receives time served on 3 charges, while another 12 charges are stayed

Bradley Bender
Police have evacuated one building at the University of Victoria. (Nick Csillag/Twitter)

University of Victoria shooting threat found on bathroom wall sparks evacuation

Saanich police said the threat was written on a bathroom wall in Cornett building

Police have evacuated one building at the University of Victoria. (Nick Csillag/Twitter)
William Karl Paulsen, left, Sean Oliver Douglas Kendall and Kristopher Steven Smith are three of the four men charged after a joint forces operation related to drug trafficking on Vancouver Island. (Photos submitted)

Drugs, guns seized as 4 B.C. men with Hells Angels ties face ‘serious charges’

Multiple charges following ‘complex’ 4-year investigation on Vancouver Island

William Karl Paulsen, left, Sean Oliver Douglas Kendall and Kristopher Steven Smith are three of the four men charged after a joint forces operation related to drug trafficking on Vancouver Island. (Photos submitted)
Erin Haluschak and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)

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Erin Haluschak and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)
(Jake Courtepatte)

UPDATE: Extinguished, smoke and flames seen from building in North Kelowna

Fire crews are responding to the structure fire on Adams Road

(Jake Courtepatte)
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

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TODAY IN B.C.: Reporter Michael Bramadat-Willcock interviews Conservative Party of Canada leader

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)