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Kamloops News

Area NDP candidate named

May 23, 2019 / 1:54 pm

Gina Myhill-Jones will be acclaimed Sunday as the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo NDP candidate in the federal election set for October 2019. President Bill Sundhu...

Trudeau debuts Terry Lake

May 22, 2019 / 3:02 pm

Terry Lake's acclamation as the nominee for the Liberal Party of Canada in the upcoming federal election was a raucous event Tuesday night (May 21). The...

More bait for bad guys

May 22, 2019 / 1:14 pm

The Kamloops RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) is getting a little sneakier when it comes to catching bad guys. The CRU has expanded its bait program to include...

Trudeau to visit Tuesday

May 19, 2019 / 2:44 pm

The Prime Minister is coming back to Kamloops just a few months after his last visit, this time to throw his support behind Terry Lake. Lake will be getting the...

Fleeing motorcyclist hurt

May 19, 2019 / 11:35 am

B.C.’s police watchdog has been called to Kamloops to investigate a motorcycle crash Saturday night. The Independent Investigations Office says a Kamloops...

Violent attack drug related

May 16, 2019 / 3:53 pm

RCMP in Kamloops have several people in custody following a violent attack on the North Shore believed to be connected to the drug trade. On Wednesday May, 15...

Stolen truck, two arrests

May 16, 2019 / 11:34 am

An observant employee help police nab a pair of bad guys. Thursday morning, May 16 at 8:30 a.m., employees from the Esso gas station on Columbia Street reported...

Stabbing at Kamloops hotel

May 15, 2019 / 5:34 pm

An unidentified man has suffered what are being called serious injuries following an incident inside a Kamloops hotel. RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says police...

Mascot loses its head

May 15, 2019 / 3:18 pm

A short clip of an awkward interaction in Kamloops has gone viral. The video is of a young boy meeting some of the "Paw Patrol" characters in...

Cheeky bistro's bikini theme

May 15, 2019 / 9:51 am

Kamloops' only Thai restaurant, Salajai, closed on April 28 – but the new bistro moving in to fill its place will offer an even more unique dining...

Teen sparks grass fire

May 14, 2019 / 2:26 pm

Kamloops RCMP are looking for a youth who intentionally started a grass fire Monday evening. About 5:20 p.m., a passer-by witnessed a teenage male start a fire...

Wildfire under control

May 14, 2019 / 1:42 pm

A wildfire burning near Barnhartvale, east of Kamloops, is under control. The fire, which sparked Sunday, has remained at 19 hectares in size. "The fire...

Fire not expected to grow

May 13, 2019 / 11:14 am

Wildfire crews rushed to a raging fire east of Kamloops near the Barnhartvale neighbourhood on Sunday and it is not expected to grow any further. BC Wildfire...

Thieves swipe solar panels

May 13, 2019 / 10:39 am

Thieves are swiping solar panels from roadside electronic message boards near Kamloops. RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in the case after panels...

Buse Creek wildfire 19 Ha.

May 12, 2019 / 6:15 pm

UPDATE: 6:15 p.m. BC Wildfire Service says a fire burning out of control east of Kamloops has grown to 19 hectares in size on Sunday evening. UPDATE: 5:15 p.m....

Robbery suspect nabbed

May 9, 2019 / 3:59 pm

Kamloops RCMP have one man in custody after an armed robbery and are looking for a second. Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said on April 19 at 3:15 a.m., a man was walking by...

Truck driver offered girl ride

May 9, 2019 / 1:51 pm

Kamloops RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man who pulled up beside a young girl, said he was a friend of her mother's and...

Over 5,500 without power

May 5, 2019 / 4:39 pm

Thousands of Kamloops residents are without power after an outage on Sunday. Over 5,500 people had their power go out at about 3:30 p.m. Crews are on route to...

Student drowned in river

May 4, 2019 / 12:40 pm

The body of a 23-year-old man who fell into Kamloops' North Thompson River early Friday morning has been found by police. The Thompson Rivers University...

Suspect found, but dead

May 3, 2019 / 4:54 pm

Kamloops RCMP have identified a suspect involved in a fatal hit and run last fall – but he's dead, too. A 48-year-old man was struck and killed on...

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