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Kamloops News

TRU 'disappointed' with city

Sep 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Thompson Rivers University says it is “disappointed” that the City of Kamloops turned down its request to erect on an emergency basis temporary...

No jail for wild police chase

Sep 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

A man who led Kamloops Mounties on a wild and dangerous chase in January that saw a number of downtown schools placed on lockdown has avoided jail. Charles...

City considering film bylaw

Sep 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Following an uptick in film production activity in the Tournament Capital, the city is looking at establishing a film permitting bylaw. City staff will present...

Birding business taking off?

Sep 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Feeding the birds is for everyone, according to the owner of a new Kamloops birding shop — himself an avid avian enthusiast. Kurtis Huston opened Wild...

Search for armed robber

Sep 24, 2021 / 6:15 pm

RCMP in 100 Mile House were called to an armed robbery at the Cariboo Husky Service Station on Thursday afternoon. Police responded to a complaint of an armed...

GoByBike week ahead

Sep 24, 2021 / 6:00 pm

The City of Kamloops is encouraging residents to get cycling for this fall’s two back-to-back GoByBike weeks. According to the city, the event promotes...

Climate change walk out

Sep 24, 2021 / 2:54 pm

UPDATE: 2:54 p.m. A few dozen protesters gathered in Riverside Park on Friday hoping to catch the attention of local officials. The group was organized by the...

Changes needed at BCWS?

Sep 24, 2021 / 1:20 pm

A Thompson Rivers University study of the 2017 and 2018 fire seasons has resulted in a number of suggestions to improve BC Wildfire Service communications. TRU...

Logging truck hits overpass

Sep 24, 2021 / 1:14 pm

Traffic is snarled near city hall after a logging truck’s load struck the rail overpass at First Avenue. Crews are working to clean up the spilled load....

Tranquille pedestrian struck

Sep 24, 2021 / 11:35 am

Emergency crews were on scene near Surplus Herby’s in North Kamloops on Friday morning for a report of a pedestrian struck. Firefighters, paramedics and...

Horsting's looks to add rides

Sep 24, 2021 / 9:35 am

Cache Creek farm market Horsting’s is one step closer to becoming home to a small amusement park after the Thompson-Nicola Regional District board of...

Fill the Limo for the SPCA

Sep 24, 2021 / 9:22 am

The Kamloops BCSPCA has partnered with local businesses to gather supplies for pets in need with a unique donation drive. The second annual Fill the Limo event...

Some weekend rain to come

Sep 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

If the forecast holds up, the Tournament Capital is in for a mixed bag this weekend — including sun, rain and plenty of in-between. After a sunny Friday...

TNRD probe report delayed

Sep 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

A third-party audit of the Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s financial records will be delayed until later this fall, according to the district’s...

'Petrified' by bloody intruder

Sep 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops woman is shaken up after a bloodied man let himself into her downtown house last week and told her she might be killed — and she's...

NSBIA car wash raises $1K

Sep 23, 2021 / 6:00 pm

Local businesses raised $1,000 on Wednesday for hungry kids with a charity car wash. The North Shore Business Improvement Association and Canco’s charity...

Cops find 'kidnapping kit'

Sep 23, 2021 / 5:46 pm

Kamloops RCMP seize more than 200 grams of drugs after stopping a vehicle for expired insurance. On Wednesday night police say officers pulled over a vehicle at...

City denies TRU housing ask

Sep 23, 2021 / 10:42 am

The City of Kamloops has denied a request from Thompson Rivers University to set up temporary student housing portables as the units do not meet B.C.'s...

Drugs, cash, vehicle seized

Sep 23, 2021 / 10:30 am

Two people were arrested in an early-morning takedown this week, police say, in which Kamloops Mounties seized drugs, cash and a vehicle. Police made the...

RIH parade 'boosts morale'

Sep 23, 2021 / 4:00 am

A parade of first-responder vehicles drove past Royal Inland Hospital on Wednesday evening with lights flashing and sirens blaring in a tribute to the...