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Dye blasts robbery suspect

Aug 15, 2019 / 4:18 pm

Judicious use of a dye pack led to the quick capture of a suspect after a bank robbery in Kamloops Thursday. Kamloops RCMP responded to the robbery call at the...

RVs not legal dwellings

Aug 15, 2019 / 3:50 pm

Thompson-Nicola Regional District would like to remind residents that recreational vehicles are not designed for permanent residence. They issued a news release...

Teacher suspended for kiss

Aug 13, 2019 / 7:03 am

A Kamloops middle-school teacher has been suspended after he kissed a former student's neck, according to the B.C. Commissioner for Teacher Regulation. A...

Thousands without power

Aug 11, 2019 / 5:30 pm

UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. Nearly 3,200 BC Hydro customers in eastern neighbourhoods of Kamloops are still without power. The outage, being blamed on an equipment...

Gas station robbed

Aug 11, 2019 / 8:18 am

A short and slight suspect robbed the CANCO station in Kamloops Saturday night. The station at 228 Tranquille Rd. was the target at 11:10 p.m. as a lone white...

Motorcyclist hit by cars

Aug 10, 2019 / 6:42 pm

RCMP are looking for witnesses to a fatal motorcycle collision near Kamloops earlier this week. On Friday Aug. 9 at 9:45 p.m., a motorcycle was travelling...

Movie magic in giant mural

Aug 8, 2019 / 3:35 pm

Kamloops' Paramount Theatre is getting a new coat of paint – or rather paints. Work on a massive mural has begun, featuring seven different panels....

Feathered evacuees are fine

Aug 7, 2019 / 12:40 pm

While there haven't been any human evacuations due to the Eagle Bluff wildfire, 28 feathered evacuees have landed in Kamloops. The burrowing owls arrived...

Dump fire knocked down

Aug 7, 2019 / 6:42 am

UPDATE: 6:40 a.m. Firefighters knocked down the fire at the Mission Flats Landfill in Kamloops Tuesday night. Platoon Capt. Jim Gorman says the blaze got to the...

$500K lotto win 'a shock'

Aug 6, 2019 / 3:11 pm

A longtime Kamloops resident says she's still in shock after picking up $500,000 in the Lotto 6/49 draw on July 31. Dodie Costain is the city's newest...

Garden tour nets pot plants

Aug 6, 2019 / 2:52 pm

If you're going to open your doors to the public, best to know what's legal in your garden. RCMP in Revelstoke are warning residents to know the law if...

NDP candidate bows out

Aug 6, 2019 / 12:45 pm

It's not the ideal situation, but local members of the NDP's Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding association are meeting tonight to figure out how to...

ATV thief nabbed

Aug 4, 2019 / 1:46 pm

A man found sitting on a stolen ATV outside of a Kamloops business was arrested last week. Kamloops RCMP initially responded to a report that a man was breaking...

Missing child found safe

Aug 4, 2019 / 12:49 pm

UPDATE: 2:11 p.m. RCMP report that the missing person has been located and is safe. ORIGINAL: 12:40 p.m. The Tk’emlúps RCMP are requesting the...

Powwow full of colour

Aug 4, 2019 / 7:31 am

The 40th annual Kamloopa Powwow is in full swing this weekend in Kamloops as thousands have descended on the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds for the...

Bullets aren't recyclable

Aug 2, 2019 / 3:21 pm

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District and Recycle B.C. are asking residents to properly recycle explosive and hazardous materials, including propane canisters,...

$500K ticket in Kamloops

Aug 1, 2019 / 6:26 pm

Someone has $500,000 sitting in their pocket. According to the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, a ticket bought in Kamloops for the Lotto 6/49 Extra draw...

Raided pot shop reopens

Aug 1, 2019 / 1:00 pm

At least one of the illegal cannabis stores in Kamloops that was raided this week has reopened its doors with restocked product. That's according to a...

Cutest member of SAR team

Aug 1, 2019 / 12:54 pm

The newest four-legged recruit for Kamloops Search and Rescue finally has a name: Taseko. On July 28, the organization shared pictures of the puppy on its...

Customers lament raids

Jul 31, 2019 / 6:09 pm

A small group of Canadian Safe Cannabis Society (CSCS) customers gathered outside 405 Tranquille Rd. Tuesday afternoon (July 31), following a raid on the...

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