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TRU faculty ratify contract

Feb 21, 2020 / 1:43 pm

Thompson Rivers University and its faculty have ratified a new contract. The agreement includes a three-year term (April 1, 2019, to March 31, 2022) and general...

Car rear ends semi

Feb 19, 2020 / 6:26 am

A small car rear-ended a semi early this morning in Kamloops. About 2 a.m., RCMP responded to the serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 1, near the...

4 drunk drivers in 5 hours

Feb 18, 2020 / 12:06 pm

It seems more than a few people had more than a few last night, as Kamloops RCMP had a busy Family Day. Four immediate roadside prohibitions for impaired...

Man arrested after stabbing

Feb 17, 2020 / 11:30 am

Kamloops RCMP has arrested a man after he allegedly stabbed a person while robbing a group of people. RCMP responded to a call at Rogers Place on Feb. 16 at...

Man pulls knife in robbery

Feb 16, 2020 / 9:35 am

A male has been arrested after threatening Husky Gas Station staff with a knife and stealing cigarettes and cash from the store on Saturday night. Kamloops RCMP...

Three years for violent rape

Feb 14, 2020 / 10:43 am

A Penticton man has been sentenced to three years in prison for violently raping a Kamloops woman in July 2017. Richard Syver Skoyen was sentenced Monday in...

Vigil for disappearance

Feb 13, 2020 / 1:23 pm

Almost two years after Ryan Shtuka disappeared without a trace from Sun Peaks, efforts to both locate him and keep his memory alive are still going strong. The...

Full-scale emergency drill

Feb 12, 2020 / 8:30 pm

Trans Mountain conducted a full-scale emergency response exercise in Kamloops on Wednesday, training hundreds of participants in an effective and efficient...

Big bags of drugs seized

Feb 12, 2020 / 2:50 pm

The Kamloops RCMP seized a family-sized bag of chips worth of drugs during a traffic stop in Valleyview last month. On Jan. 31, Crime Reduction Unit (CRU)...

Vatican won't cooperate

Feb 10, 2020 / 5:18 pm

The Pope’s Ottawa representative has refused to participate in the case of a Kamloops priest suspended for alleged sexual offences, a BC Supreme Court...

Truck smashes into home

Feb 10, 2020 / 3:12 pm

Kamloops RCMP say everyone is OK after a truck smashed through the front wall of a home in the city's Aberdeen area, Monday. Police were called to a Fleming...

Winter at wildlife park

Feb 10, 2020 / 11:13 am

They may be the best cared for residents in Kamloops, but they still have to spend winter outside. While most people think of the BC Wildlife Park as a...

Pipeline protest in traffic

Feb 7, 2020 / 4:50 pm

Around 40 people staged a peaceful protest at the intersection of Summit and McGill today in Kamloops in support of hereditary chiefs of the...

Firebug sought by police

Feb 7, 2020 / 2:36 pm

Kamloops RCMP are hoping the man sought in connection to the Jan. 30 fire at the Travelodge will come forward after investigators determined the blaze was...

Human remains found

Feb 5, 2020 / 11:37 am

The body of a Kamloops man missing since late last year has been found. On Feb. 1, an area resident located human remains on Salish Road, on Kamloops First...

Rare coin owner is a mystery

Feb 4, 2020 / 3:59 pm

Since August 2018, there have been three separate incidents where coins have been seized in Kamloops. The most recent one to occur happened in December. There...

Boy spent night outside shed

Feb 3, 2020 / 3:28 pm

UPDATE: 3:30 p.m. Kamloops RCMP media relations officer Cpl. Jodi Shelkie has confirmed that upon further investigation, the teen missing overnight did not...

Motel fire suspicious

Jan 30, 2020 / 12:32 pm

UPDATE: 12:30 p.m. Kamloops RCMP says a motel room fire this morning is considered suspicious. The fire broke out about 8 a.m. at the Kamloops Travelodge....

Car jumper led to drug bust

Jan 30, 2020 / 5:00 am

On Saturday night around 9 p.m. an RCMP officer spotted a vehicle on a frontage road, and saw a woman trying to get out of the passenger side when the vehicle...

Busted with stolen diggers

Jan 29, 2020 / 12:51 pm

Just one day apart, brothers David and Sean Nicholson ended up in jail for similar crimes. On Jan. 17, a Kamloops RCMP officer spotted a stolen truck pulling a...