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Mayor's 'chaos' on display?

Mar 23, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet A number of Kamloops councillors say the alleged "chaotic behaviour" of the city's embattled mayor was on display Tuesday during a turbulent special meeting of council. Councillors called the meeting to address

Scratch ticket a $50K winner

Mar 22, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: BCLC Kamloops man Taylor Starling is taking home $50,000 after buying a winning scratch ticket. A Kamloops resident is taking home $50,000 after picking up a scratch ticket from a Westsyde gas station. In a news release, BCLC said

'Grave' condition after crash

Mar 22, 2023 / 11:40 am

Photo: DriveBC A vehicle incident closed Highway 33 in both directions on Tuesday night. UPDATE 11:40 a.m. BC Highway Patrol says a person reported as deceased by police on Tuesday evening in a crash on Highway 33 east of Kelowna is not

Grass fire under control

Mar 22, 2023 / 10:20 am

Photo: Contributed A grass fire that sparked Tuesday northwest of Merritt has been brought under control by firefighters, according to the BC Wildfire Service. Taylor Wallace, fire information officer for BCWS, said nine personnel responded

Burn planned near Barriere

Mar 22, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The BC Wildfire Service and Simpcw First Nations are planning to conduct a prescribed burn in Chu Chua, north of Barriere, advising area residents they may see smoke and flames next week. In a news release, BCWS said the

Mayor critical of committee

Mar 22, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Josh Dawson Coun. Kelly Hall addresses reporters and members of the public on Friday, March 17. A Kamloops city councillor says good governance and transparency was upheld at a special meeting on Tuesday, in which three approved motions

$30M for OKIB purchase

Mar 21, 2023 / 9:44 pm

Photo: OKIB The Okanagan Indian Band will be receiving $30 million from the federal government in anticipation of a long-awaited land claim settlement — with funds going to support the band’s purchase of the O’Keefe Range

3 vehicle crash on Gordon

Mar 21, 2023 / 7:30 pm

Photo: Melissa Campbell Firefighters are responding to a three vehicle crash at Gordon Drive and Sutherland Avenue on Tuesday evening. Emergency crews are responding to a three vehicle collision at Gordon Drive and Sutherland Avenue. The

Blazers to celebrate Pride

Mar 21, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Twitter / Kamloops Blazers Kamloops Blazers' Pride Night is coming up on Wednesday. The Kamloops Blazers are celebrating Pride Night this week. The team will be wearing special jerseys featuring the colours of the progress

City committees suspended

Mar 21, 2023 / 3:50 pm

Photo: Kristen Holliday Coun. Kelly Hall chairs a special meeting Tuesday at Kamloops city council chambers. UPDATE: 3:50 p.m. Kamloops Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson was repeatedly asked about his interest in creating an equitable process



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