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The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO BC) is investigating whether or not police action contributed to several injuries during a crash on the Lougheed Highway near Agassiz involving a stolen vehicle. (File photo)

B.C. watchdog investigating police chase that sent 2 suspects, 2 civilians to hospital

Driver of suspect vehicle crashed into civilian one along Lougheed Highway in Agassiz Sept. 17

 

If you’re planning on taking a ferry this Labour Day long weekend, expect at least a one sailing wait if you don’t have a reservation. Travellers heading out for the last long weekend of the summer can expect delays at BC Ferries, YVR airport and on B.C. highways. (BC Ferries photo)

Travel delays expected across B.C. for last long weekend of the summer

British Columbians can expect traffic and delays by land, sea and air

 

A Cultus Lake Fire Department engine tries to thread the needle through traffic and parked cars on a busy day last weekend. (Cultus Lake FD screenshot)

VIDEO: Illegal parking at Cultus Lake causes problems for first responders

Cultus Lake Fire Department has to creep through traffic on Columbia Valley Highway

 

People get out of their vehicles during the complete closure of Highway 1 in Revelstoke, near 3 Valley Gap following a crash Sunday afternoon. (DriveBC)

Crash closes Highway 1 in Revelstoke, Coquihalla facing long delays

A challenging day for those returning home from Canada Day long weekend vacations

People get out of their vehicles during the complete closure of Highway 1 in Revelstoke, near 3 Valley Gap following a crash Sunday afternoon. (DriveBC)
Erosion on Coal Creek Rd. on June 10, 2022. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

Coal Creek Rd. to be closed Friday evening due to erosion

The road had seen some repair work done in January and February following November flood damage

Erosion on Coal Creek Rd. on June 10, 2022. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)
A map was tweeted by Drive BC at 4:47 p.m. Monday, June 6, regarding a collision that brought traffic on Hwy. 3 east of Sparwood to a halt for over four hours. (Courtesy Drive BC)

‘Serious collision’ on Hwy. 3 near Sparwood leaves three dead

The incident is under investigation from the Elk Valley RCMP and the BC Coroners Service

A map was tweeted by Drive BC at 4:47 p.m. Monday, June 6, regarding a collision that brought traffic on Hwy. 3 east of Sparwood to a halt for over four hours. (Courtesy Drive BC)
A stock photo of an RCMP cruiser. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Hwy. 3 is currently closed in both directions east of Sparwood: RCMP

The RCMP posted the notice on their Facebook page around 3:30 p.m. on Monday

A stock photo of an RCMP cruiser. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Reto Barrington of Handshake Holdings, the Galloway Lands development proponent, presents to the Regional District of East Kootenay Planning and Development Services Committee on May 12, 2022, in favour of his proposed bylaw amendments proceeding. The committee voted 9-6 to recommend the proposal not proceed.

RDEK planning committee recommends Galloway Lands proposal not proceed

After a gruelling meeting, the Regional District of East Kootenay recommended 9-6 to not proceed

Reto Barrington of Handshake Holdings, the Galloway Lands development proponent, presents to the Regional District of East Kootenay Planning and Development Services Committee on May 12, 2022, in favour of his proposed bylaw amendments proceeding. The committee voted 9-6 to recommend the proposal not proceed.
A new roundabout in Willoughby has baffled some local motorists – and become the subject of a viral TikTok video. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

B.C. drivers struggle with roundabout in viral TikTok

Some drivers are having trouble understanding the system

A new roundabout in Willoughby has baffled some local motorists – and become the subject of a viral TikTok video. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Officers responded to a collision on Amelia Street following a 3 a.m. police chase. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Man arrested after dragging Victoria police officer, leading late-night car chase

Intoxicated driver was arrested on Amelia Street after colliding into a garage

Officers responded to a collision on Amelia Street following a 3 a.m. police chase. (Submitted photo)
The rock cut site, 4.5km east of Elko on Hwy. 3 where rock blasting and removal will take place on Dec. 16 2021. (Image courtesy of Google Street View)

2-hour Hwy. 3 closure near Elko moved to Dec. 16

Snowfall forced the rescheduling of planned rock blasting next to the highway

The rock cut site, 4.5km east of Elko on Hwy. 3 where rock blasting and removal will take place on Dec. 16 2021. (Image courtesy of Google Street View)
A pedestrian was killed on Dec. 10. File photo

Pedestrian killed while crossing Highway 3A in Tarrys

Incident took place on the highway between Castlegar and Nelson

A pedestrian was killed on Dec. 10. File photo
Kaydence Bourque was struck in a Saanich crosswalk on Monday (Dec. 6) and was pronounced dead the following day. (Photo courtesy of Crystal Bourque/Facebook)

B.C. teen dies after being struck in crosswalk less than 30 metres from his home

Kaydence Bourque, a student at Saanich’s Reynolds Secondary, had just gotten off the school bus

Kaydence Bourque was struck in a Saanich crosswalk on Monday (Dec. 6) and was pronounced dead the following day. (Photo courtesy of Crystal Bourque/Facebook)
The first vehicles in over a week pass through the McCallum area on Thursday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Highway 1 reopens to the Fraser Valley

Reopening will reduce congestion along Highway 7, officials say

The first vehicles in over a week pass through the McCallum area on Thursday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Near the No. 3 Road exit as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Section of Hwy. 1 between Chilliwack, Hope opens to essential traffic only

Regular travel open west of Agassiz along Lougheed Highway

Near the No. 3 Road exit as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A “Sasquatch Egg” of a boulder came crashing down onto Lougheed Highway near Harrison Mills on Wednesday (Oct. 27). (Photo/Russell Purcell)

‘Sasquatch Egg’ boulder crashes onto Highway 7 near Harrison Mills

A few cars were damaged running through the hole left by the boulder

A “Sasquatch Egg” of a boulder came crashing down onto Lougheed Highway near Harrison Mills on Wednesday (Oct. 27). (Photo/Russell Purcell)
A family of three camping off of East Harrison Forest Service Road were nearly killed when a truck crashed in from the road, coming to a stop a few feet away from their tent. (Photo/Michelle Labor)
A family of three camping off of East Harrison Forest Service Road were nearly killed when a truck crashed in from the road, coming to a stop a few feet away from their tent. (Photo/Michelle Labor)
The B.C. Highway Patrol division of the RCMP will be on the lookout for distracted drivers this month, as enforcement ramps up. (Black Press Media file photo)

Distracted driving enforcement getting full police attention on B.C. highways

RCMP partners with ICBC, Road Safety BC on September distracted driving, seat belt campaign

The B.C. Highway Patrol division of the RCMP will be on the lookout for distracted drivers this month, as enforcement ramps up. (Black Press Media file photo)
A BCAA survey found 68 per cent of respondents believe school zone traffic will be more chaotic than usual this year. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Distracted parents in drop-off zones a top concern for back-to-school rush: BCAA

About 72 students are injured in school zones every year, according to the roadside assistance company

A BCAA survey found 68 per cent of respondents believe school zone traffic will be more chaotic than usual this year. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)

B.C. Traffic Services reminds drivers to share the road with motorcyclists

36 riders are killed in 2,400 crashes involving motorcycles on B.C. roads every year

A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)