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230 km/h while fleeing cops

Jan 28, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff A Kamloops-area man who reached speeds of 230 km/h while fleeing police on a motorcycle near Cherry Creek won’t be allowed to drive for two years. Richard Marshall, 44, pleaded guilty in Kamloops provincial court

Blazers too much for Royals

Jan 27, 2023 / 9:42 pm

Photo: Jay Wallace/Victoria Royals Matthew Seminoff, Fraser Minten, Logan Stankoven and Olen Zellweger combined for 13 points Friday in the provincial capital as the Kamloops Blazers quelled a comeback and beat the Victoria Royals 7-4. Seminoff

Jury finds attacker guilty

Jan 27, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Police parked outside the Acadian Inn on Columbia Street on Sept. 12, 2020, the day Daniel Myles was fatally stabbed nearby. A Kamloops man charged with second-degree murder following a fatal stabbing outside a downtown

Tk'emlups opens Tesla stalls

Jan 26, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Tk'emlups te Secwepemc Tk’emlups te Secwepemc’s new eight-stall Tesla supercharger station is now open in the parking lot of the Petro Canada on Shuswap Road. The band cut the ribbon on the project last weekend, though

Missing man found safe

Jan 26, 2023 / 1:56 pm

Photo: RCMP Glen Hobson UPDATE: 1:56 p.m. Glen Hobson has been found safe, according to Kamloops RCMP. "We are pleased to report he has since been located and his well-being confirmed," Mounties said in a statement. The

Wildfire arsonist guilty plea

Jan 26, 2023 / 10:00 am

Photo: David Newcomb Monte Lake resident David Newcomb said his security system captured this image in early April, after a suspicious fire was set near his property. A Kamloops firebug who was arrested in connection with a string of intentionally

Local enrolment sags at TRU

Jan 26, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: TRU While local enrolment is declining at Thompson Rivers University, overall numbers are being buoyed by strong demand from international students. That’s what TRU President Brett Fairbairn said this week at the university’s

Woman had loaded gun

Jan 26, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff A Kamloops woman who was caught with a loaded gun in her jacket pocket could be facing a prison sentence longer than two years. Angeline Marie Morris, 44, was convicted following a trial in B.C. Supreme Court on one

Person in distress on bridge

Jan 25, 2023 / 3:05 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff A person was apprehended by police and taken to hospital on Monday night after a passerby reported someone in emotional distress on the Red Bridge. According to Mounties, officers were called to the bridge just before

Interior rainforest protected

Jan 25, 2023 / 2:12 pm

Photo: Paul Zizka, Nature Conservancy of Canada Click here to view gallery Photo: Paul Zizka, Nature Conservancy of Canada Photo: Paul Zizka, Nature Conservancy of Canada Photo: Paul Zizka, Nature Conservancy of Canada Photo: Paul Zizka, Nature



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