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Kristen Holliday

Kristen Holliday


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250-860-5050 ext: 778-376-21
Kristen Holliday is a graduate of Langara College's journalism program, and moved to Kamloops to start working with Castanet in January 2021.

She most often covers city hall and all things related to municipal politics, but also writes about courts, police and crime, fires and floods, and community happenings.

When she isn't in council chambers or in the newsroom, she enjoys travelling and being outdoors, visiting one of the many trails or lakes near Kamloops.
Latest Articles from Kristen Holliday
City committee recommends reducing Kamloops asset management, climate levies in 2024

City committee recommends reducing Kamloops asset management, climate levies in 2024

Feb 22, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops committee has recommended council reduce taxation-based contributions to the city’s asset management reserve and climate levy this year —...

Report of unresponsive person leads Kamloops Mounties to wanted man, firearms

Report of unresponsive person leads Kamloops Mounties to wanted man, firearms

Feb 21, 2024 / 2:11 pm

Kamloops Mounties say a report of an unresponsive person in a running vehicle led to the arrest of a man wanted for an August robbery and the seizure of two...

Palestine Solidarity Kamloops organizing Wednesday demonstration at MP office

Palestine Solidarity Kamloops organizing Wednesday demonstration at MP office

Feb 21, 2024 / 11:05 am

A sing-in event in support of a permanent ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war is slated to be held in front of Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo’s...

City of Kamloops budget meeting attendees voice support for climate levy

City of Kamloops budget meeting attendees voice support for climate levy

Feb 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

A City of Kamloops budget meeting Tuesday night drew more than 50 attendees, many of whom were there to show support for the city’s climate action levy....

Kamloops group hoping to establish local car share formally incorporates co-op

Kamloops group hoping to establish local car share formally incorporates co-op

Feb 20, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops group has cruised past a milestone on its journey to establish a local car share — an initiative the founding directors say will drive cost...

KMHA representatives say shortage of ice sheets are causing talented youth to leave Kamloops

KMHA representatives say shortage of ice sheets are causing talented youth to leave Kamloops

Feb 20, 2024 / 4:00 am

Kamloops Minor Hockey Association representatives say a shortage of ice sheets in the Tournament Capital is resulting in less time for young players to hone...

Kamloops Blazers earn 3-1 win over Royals in Family Day matinee

Kamloops Blazers earn 3-1 win over Royals in Family Day matinee

Feb 19, 2024 / 4:57 pm

Kai Matthew scored a pair of goals and added an assist as the Kamloops Blazers cruised to a 3-1 win over the visiting Victoria Royals during a Family Day...

Kamloops council accepting nominations for Exemplary Service Awards

Kamloops council accepting nominations for Exemplary Service Awards

Feb 19, 2024 / 3:00 pm

The City of Kamloops is once again accepting nominations for its exemplary service awards. In a news release, the City of Kamloops said the awards recognize...

City of Kamloops seeking ESS volunteers ahead of flood, wildfire seasons

City of Kamloops seeking ESS volunteers ahead of flood, wildfire seasons

Feb 19, 2024 / 3:00 pm

The City of Kamloops is looking for Emergency Support Services volunteers to help out in times of crisis. In a news release, the city said the Kamloops ESS team...

Kamloops quartet raises $1,300 for local youth with Singing Valentines

Kamloops quartet raises $1,300 for local youth with Singing Valentines

Feb 19, 2024 / 1:30 pm

Kamloops a cappella group Slow No Tempo says this year’s Singing Valentines fundraiser was its most successful to date, raising $1,300 to support A Way...



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