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Kamloops News

Stands by controversial post

Sep 19, 2019 / 2:50 pm

Ken Finlayson — the People's Party of Canada candidate in Kamloops — is standing by a social media post that compares climate activist Greta...

SnapChat gun threat

Sep 19, 2019 / 7:54 am

Kamloops RCMP working in conjunction with Interpol have arrested a male youth after another threat involving a Kamloops school. RCMP were alerted after a post...

New Interior air ambulance

Sep 18, 2019 / 5:05 pm

A new air ambulance is serving B.C.'s Central Interior. Summit Helicopters has deployed a brand-new Bell 412 EPI helicopter to support the BC Ambulance...

School threat unfounded

Sep 18, 2019 / 1:10 pm

UPDATE: 1:10 p.m. RCMP have concluded their investigation into this morning's threat to Sa-Hali Secondary School in Kamloops, and classes will resume at...

Missing 30-year-old found

Sep 16, 2019 / 3:39 pm

UPDATE: Monday 3:40 p.m. Kamloops RCMP advise missing 30-year-old male reported on Sept. 13th has been located and is safe. ORIGINAL: Saturday 2:50 p.m....

'Any bag will do' food drive

Sep 15, 2019 / 3:54 pm

If you want to chip in to help the Kamloops Food Bank this fall, you'll have to empty out that drawer full of shopping bags (we all have one). For the first...

SUV, truck collide

Sep 14, 2019 / 6:45 am

UPDATE: 6:45 a.m. Kamloops RCMP say a serious crash at the old Highway 5 junction near Station Road Friday night involved an SUV that was entering the highway...

Bomb threat 'not credible'

Sep 13, 2019 / 4:30 pm

The Kamloops-Thompson School District confirms that police were called to Valleyview Secondary this morning to investigate a bomb threat painted on the school....

PM campaigns in Kamloops

Sep 12, 2019 / 3:00 pm

A room full of Liberal supporters gathered at candidate Terry Lake’s Kamloops campaign office Thursday to welcome the prime minister. Justin Trudeau was...

NDP candidate told to quit

Sep 11, 2019 / 9:41 am

The federal NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo was asked by the party to step down after inflammatory Tweets were discovered on his account. Region NDP...

133 drivers on phones

Sep 10, 2019 / 11:48 am

Kamloops RCMP are warning local drivers to be smart and put their phones down while driving. Last week, on Sept. 3 and 6, police issued 133 tickets to people...

School fire not suspicious

Sep 10, 2019 / 10:21 am

Kamloops RCMP have concluded the Parkcrest Elementary School fire was not caused by criminal activity. The school building, which was completely destroyed in a...

Fatal rollover crash

Sep 9, 2019 / 12:17 pm

RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating after a fatal vehicle rollover on Sunday. The crash happened about 2 a.m. when a vehicle veered off Savona...

School fire; new site found

Sep 9, 2019 / 10:47 am

Officials in Kamloops have found a new home for about 350 students whose elementary school was destroyed by fire last week. District Supt. Alison Sidow says...

Fired at vehicles, people

Sep 7, 2019 / 5:51 pm

Kamloops RCMP responded to two incidents Saturday of a man firing paint balls at moving vehicles and threatening people with his weapon. The suspect was...

Trying to keep kids together

Sep 6, 2019 / 2:43 pm

The Kamloops-Thompson School District (SD 73) says they can't share their tentative plan for Parkcrest Elementary just yet, but their goal is to have...

School officials scramble

Sep 6, 2019 / 9:48 am

The Kamloops-Thompson School District will be spending the next few days making contingency plans for Parkcrest Elementary students. Board chair Kathleen...

Burning school a total loss

Sep 5, 2019 / 9:35 pm

UPDATE: 9:35 p.m. While Kamloops' Parkcrest Elementary continues to burn, crews now have the blaze under control. "Right now, we are in a defensive...

Beloved Mtn. Goat killed

Sep 5, 2019 / 1:00 pm

Staff at the BC Wildlife Park near Kamloops are in mourning following the death of Gustav, a mountain goat that was struck by lightning Tuesday. “It is...

Body found on tracks

Sep 5, 2019 / 12:40 pm

UPDATE: 12:40 p.m. Officials with Canadian Pacific Railway have confirmed one of their trains struck someone on the tracks in Kamloops this morning. In a brief...

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