Kamloops News Last 7 days

Fire danger starts to climb

Jun 23, 2017 / 12:30 pm

The BC Wildfire Service is preparing for increased fire activity as this weekend looks set to heat up. With temperatures forecast in the 30s, the service is...

Motorcyclist dies in crash

Jun 23, 2017 / 9:40 am

A 32-year-old Kamloops man is dead following a motorcycle accident Thursday evening. RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said police received a report of a single-vehicle...

Heritage site a No to mine

Jun 21, 2017 / 11:53 am

First Nations leaders have declared the Pipsell area a cultural heritage site and are saying No to the Ajax open-pit mine near Kamloops. Grand Chief Stewart...

B&E suspect swims for it

Jun 21, 2017 / 10:55 am

A robbery suspect in Kamloops may have decided a swim was better than arrest as he tried to evade police early Wednesday morning. RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says...

Newcomer scam fails

Jun 19, 2017 / 8:15 pm

A scam aimed at wringing money out of new immigrants through threats failed when a woman was targeted in Kamloops recently. Kamloops RCMP report that a newcomer...

Fake US $ used in Kamloops

Jun 19, 2017 / 3:28 pm

Counterfeit U.S. $20 bills have been making the rounds in Kamloops. Over the past week, numerous local businesses have reported either inadvertently accepting...

Thompson River level down

Jun 19, 2017 / 11:11 am

The water level of the Thompson River dropped more than a metre in the past week and boat launches have reopened. However the City of Kamloops says the water...

Kamloops fight death arrest

Jun 19, 2017 / 11:01 am

A 27-year-old Kamloops man was to appear in court Monday charged with murder in connection with a fight last December that left another man unconscious on the...