Man injured by bottle in the faceA man staying at a hotel in Whistler called the RCMP and reported he had been hit in the face with a beer bottle and needed medical attention on Aug. 19 at 3:30 a.m.He told police that an acquaintance of his had thrown a bottle, which had hit him in the face, breaking the skin. The injuries were photographed and a statement taken.A suspect, a 22-year-old man from Coquitlam, was arrested for assault and brought to the Whistler detachment, and was later released on the promise to appear for a court date on Sept. 19, and was given an undertaking to have no contact with the injured man, who was a 22 year old from Maple Ridge.
Two darts to down this bearA problem bear proved a slippery customer in Whistler Village, when the Conservation Service called in the RCMP to tranquilize the animal at Village Gate and Northland Boulevard on August 14 at 10:20 a.m. After darting the bear, it ran into nearby woods and was not found by officers.At noon, the RCMP received a second call that the same bear had returned to the same location. It was located, further tranquilized and this time successfully removed from the area.Another bear was tranquilized on McKeever Place on Aug. 21. - Cathryn Atkinson