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Five arrests for homicide

Oct 19, 2019 / 2:41 pm

Five men from Kamloops have been arrested and charged in connection to the 2018 homicide of Troy Gold. In a news release, Mounties say Nathan Townsend, 23;...

These dumpsters have style

Oct 19, 2019 / 6:52 am

With more than 20 dumpsters painted, Kamloops' parking lots and back alleys are looking a little brighter. After a pilot project this summer, the city gave...

Bikini bistro closes doors

Oct 19, 2019 / 6:17 am

The Teenie Bikini Bistro — a controversial restaurant that opened in Kamloops in late May — has shuttered its doors. The establishment has been...

Jail guards protest violence

Oct 17, 2019 / 6:55 pm

About 50 correctional officers and supporters gathered Thursday outside the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre to protest the level of workplace violence...

Stolen truck in fiery crash

Oct 16, 2019 / 7:30 pm

A truck involved in a burning crash near Kamloops Wednesday was stolen on Oct. 11, according to police. The vehicle was spotted by a friend of the owner, who...

Spilled logging truck cleared

Oct 15, 2019 / 7:30 pm

UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. DriveBC advises the spilled logging truck scene north of Kamloops was cleared as of 6:30 p.m. UPDATE: 5 p.m. DriveBC says southbound lanes...

Killer mom granted parole

Oct 15, 2019 / 7:22 pm

A woman who set her two children on fire 22 years ago, killing one of them, has been granted full parole. However, the Parole Board of Canada says Donna Hysop...

May promises tax reform

Oct 15, 2019 / 2:19 pm

The leader of the Green Party of Canada is promising major reforms to Canada's taxation system. During a press conference in Kamloops Tuesday, at local...

Jail guards set to protest

Oct 15, 2019 / 2:03 pm

Correctional officers will protest outside the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre on Thursday. The event is being organized "to bring attention to the...

Green leader set to visit

Oct 14, 2019 / 7:02 am

At least one federal leader is stopping by Kamloops before the Oct. 21 election. The Green Party's Elizabeth May is scheduled to stop in the Tournament...

TRU sets sights on $50M

Oct 11, 2019 / 10:46 am

Thompson Rivers University wants to raise $50 million by December 2020 — the largest fundraising campaign in its history. The Kamloops institution made...

Missing teenage girl found

Oct 9, 2019 / 4:49 pm

UPDATE 4:50 p.m. Police say they have located a 14-year-old girl reported missing earlier today. The teen had not been seen since October 8. Castanet News has...

Semi crash in Kamloops

Oct 9, 2019 / 4:18 pm

A semi carrying lumber has rolled over on a busy downtown Kamloops street. The big rig rolled onto its side at the Battle Street off-ramp, where it joins into...

Coquihalla reopened

Oct 8, 2019 / 10:14 pm

UDPATE 10:15 p.m. DriveBC reports the Coquihalla has now reopened in both directions. A lane closure remains in place northbound between Chuwhels Mountain Road...

Mother Nature damages sets

Oct 8, 2019 / 3:22 pm

Kamloops residents will have to wait a little longer to get their scare on. The Field of Screams was set to open at Sunset Valley Farms Wednesday, but Mother...

Closed theatre set to reopen

Oct 8, 2019 / 10:55 am

After months of repair, Kamloops' Sagebrush Theatre will reopen Thursday. In February, staff found a cracked roof truss during a routine technical...

Site honours armed forces

Oct 5, 2019 / 6:28 pm

More than 300 people gathered in Ashcroft today (Oct. 5) to celebrate the opening of Honour Ranch. The 120-acre property provides members of the Canadian Armed...

Screaming good time

Oct 3, 2019 / 8:00 pm

It is enough to make Pennywise proud. The star of the horror franchise 'It' will have some competition scaring people when the Field of Screams takes...

Trans-Canada Hwy reopens

Oct 2, 2019 / 12:18 pm

UPDATE: 12:15 p.m. DriveBC reports the crash scene has now been cleared and the highway has reopened. ORIGINAL: 10:20 a.m. An accident has closed Highway 1...

Single lane open on Coq

Oct 2, 2019 / 10:50 am

UPDATE: 10:45 a.m. DriveBC reports a single northbound lane is now open on the Coquihalla Highway at the scene of this morning's crash. ORIGINAL: 6:25 a.m....

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