Houseboat death trial to finally begin

!RCMP Cst. Chad Doucette wraps tape around the house boat that was struck by a speed boat, killing one person and injuring eight others in July 2010 at Magna Bay on Shuswap Lake. - James Murray/Observer
  • posted Jan 30, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Leon Reinbrecht is charged with criminal negligence causing death and in connection to the death of Kenneth William (Kenny) Brown of Chase.


B.C. corks luxury tax for premium wines

  • posted Jan 30, 2015 at 6:00 PM

After protests from restaurants and wineries, Justice Minister Suzanne Anton scraps increase for bottles retailing for $20 or more


Mount Polley design, steep additions led to failure

  • updated Jan 30, 2015 at 11:40 AM

Glacial layer in dam base not understood, plans to buttress slope put off until weight of water and tailings caused breach


Fatal shooting on Castlegar highway

  • updated Jan 30, 2015 at 1:02 PM

The RCMP have been involved in a shooting in Castlegar


ICBC frauds include fires, faked thefts

  • posted Jan 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Torching truck after it breaks down, claiming car was stolen before crash didn't work for drivers

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