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Kamloops News

Armed robber pleads guilty

Aug 13, 2020 / 4:00 am

One of three men charged in a February 2019 robbery-turned-kidnapping in Kamloops has pleaded guilty. Justin Daniels appeared in BC Supreme Court Wednesday...

North Shore craft fair returns

Aug 13, 2020 / 4:00 am

If you missed the first, don't worry; there's going to be a second. The North Shore Business Improvement Association (NSBIA) is hosting a second craft...

T-shirts celebrate Kamloops

Aug 13, 2020 / 4:00 am

Adina Markin, owner of Ms. Whimsy's Gift Emporium, has created Kamloops-specific t-shirts to unite the community and promote tourism within the area. The...

SD73 begins restart plan

Aug 12, 2020 / 9:05 pm

The Kamloops-Thompson School District (SD73) is developing its plan to get students back to school come September, dubbed the Education Re-start Plan. The goal...

Student house starts

Aug 12, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Representatives of the construction industry, TRU faculty members and university students gathered today (Aug. 12) for the ceremonial cutting of a board as the...

7 yrs sought for stray bullet

Aug 12, 2020 / 5:18 pm

Crown prosecutors are seeking seven years of prison for a man who committed an armed robbery in Brock in 2017. On Nov. 4, 2017, Brett Haynes and his...

Tribute for fatal crash victim

Aug 12, 2020 / 4:50 pm

British Columbia and Alberta truck drivers are showing support for a friend after a fatal collision in Ashcroft last month. The double-fatal crash late July 27...

Missing Kamloops man

Aug 12, 2020 / 11:44 am

Kamloops RCMP are looking for a missing 62-year-old man. Kenneth Bayntun hasn't been in contact with family or friends since July, according to an RCMP...

Penningtons closing soon

Aug 12, 2020 / 9:53 am

Penningtons and Addition Elle in Sahali are slated to close this month as part of restructuring by Reitmans. The company has filed for creditor protection; as...

Show your Pride this month

Aug 12, 2020 / 4:00 am

The COVID-19 pandemic won't stop Kamloops Pride from going ahead this year. But it'll be with a twist. Gatherings will take place via Zoom and Twitch,...

Soccer game lawsuit filed

Aug 12, 2020 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops resident is suing the local school district following a 2018 soccer game at Sa-Hali Secondary School, where she fractured her foot and wrist after...

H2O, there's an app for that

Aug 12, 2020 / 4:00 am

A man from Adams Lake has created an app to ensure no more lives are lost due to poor drinking water. Trever Andrew is creator of Sewllkwe Book, a digital...

Film society goes virtual

Aug 11, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The Kamloops Film Society presents the 1 Day/1 Roll Super 8 Youth Challenge. This year’s free workshop will be online, due to COVID-19 restrictions, and...

City releases financial info

Aug 11, 2020 / 1:53 pm

The City of Kamloops has released its annual statement of financial information for 2019, including contract costs, how much employees made and remuneration for...

Free service from locksmith

Aug 11, 2020 / 12:29 pm

Ray Dhaliwal, owner at Brown's Locksmith in downtown Kamloops, wants people to call him if they see children or animals locked in hot cars. Dhaliwal saw...

Car hits Shoe Company

Aug 11, 2020 / 12:07 pm

Employees of The Shoe Company are dealing with plenty of smashed glass right now after an SUV came through the store's front window this morning. Around...

Parkade renos complete

Aug 11, 2020 / 9:29 am

The city's parkades are flipping. The Seymour Street parkade is once again open for use on the 200 block. It's been closed for several weeks for...

Fall programs modified

Aug 11, 2020 / 4:00 am

The City of Kamloops has released its Fall Activities Guide, and several modifications have been made in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The annual...

Fundraising for newborn

Aug 11, 2020 / 4:00 am

Walker John Richard Hopson's life hasn't been easy. Born at Kamloops' Royal Inland Hospital at 8 p.m. on July 25 to Shanine Okrainetz-Hopson and...

City looks to defer tax sale

Aug 10, 2020 / 7:00 pm

With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting most parts of Canada's economy, it should come as no surprise the city is looking at deferring its annual tax sale. The...