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Kamloops News

B.C. motorists: Still driving?

Nov 26, 2020 / 4:00 am

BCAA found a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic through its annual winter driving survey. Forty-six per cent of motorists say they are less likely to drive...

Business is good, city says

Nov 26, 2020 / 4:00 am

Businesses all over the world have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although some have closed shop, the City of Kamloops is reporting that more local...

Fake son used in scam

Nov 25, 2020 / 4:05 pm

Chase RCMP are warning the public after a local family was scammed out of $3,000. Yesterday (Nov. 24), the father received a phone call, according to a police...

Charge in watermelon attack

Nov 25, 2020 / 12:08 pm

Charges have been laid against an Albertan woman following a dispute that ended with her bringing half a watermelon down on a friend's son. The incident...

Christmas in the Bag is back

Nov 25, 2020 / 9:00 am

Castanet Kamloops is thrilled to announce that we'll be running Christmas in the Bag again this holiday season. Each year, the community donates much-needed...

Mom spreads joy in the city

Nov 25, 2020 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops mom is spreading Christmas cheer in the city. Alexa McMillan is decorating a busy walking trail in Juniper Ridge and she is encouraging the community...

Big rebrand for Big Boot Inn

Nov 25, 2020 / 4:00 am

Big Boot Inn is about to get a big rebrand. Owner Mercedes Basford has some exciting plans for the downtown shop, which is set to close in February 2021. ...

Coquihalla reopened

Nov 24, 2020 / 10:08 pm

UPDATE 10:05 p.m. DriveBC is reporting that the Coquihalla Highway has reopened to southbound traffic. Motorists should expect major delays as the backlog...

Holiday photos, for pets

Nov 24, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The Kamloops Veterinary Clinic is going forward with a holiday pet photo event next month. The by-appointment sessions will be on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 10:30...

New NorthPaw from B.C.

Nov 24, 2020 / 4:00 pm

The Kamloops NorthPaws continue to grow. The new baseball team announced the addition of their seventh player (and for some reason, the fifth whose first name...

Support local with new box

Nov 24, 2020 / 3:13 pm

Three food businesses based in Kamloops have banded together to support the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation. Wild Mountain Jun, Honest Elixirs and Local Pulse...

Yew closed after main break

Nov 24, 2020 / 2:36 pm

While Yew Street has been partially blocked due to recent roadwork, a water main break means even less traffic is travelling down the North Shore road today...

City cuts budget more

Nov 24, 2020 / 1:12 pm

City council approved new cuts Tuesday (Nov. 24) to help bring down the city's 2021 budget and keep tax rates lower, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and...

Harassed for wearing mask

Nov 24, 2020 / 9:48 am

100 Mile House RCMP are sharing the report of a woman who experienced harassment by two men while she was wearing her government-mandated face mask. The woman...

Missing teen returns

Nov 24, 2020 / 7:22 am

UPDATE: Tuesday 7:20 a.m. Kamloops RCMP say the youth reported missing on Monday has returned home and is safe. ORIGINAL: Monday 6 p.m. Police in Kamloops are...

Santa on the silver screen

Nov 24, 2020 / 4:00 am

With in-person visits with Santa Claus put on hold and potentially cancelled altogether, the Kamloops Film Society (KFS) is putting the big guy on the big...

Compost pickup on agenda

Nov 24, 2020 / 4:00 am

The city's plan for roadside compost pickup is moving forward today (Nov. 24). A report is being presented by staff on a potential "residential organic...

Running 100 miles (again)

Nov 23, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Darius Sam, the young man who captured the attention, and the hearts, of people all across the province when he pledged to run 100 miles in June to raise money...

Barb's sale closes early

Nov 23, 2020 / 5:32 pm

B.C.'s new COVID-19 regulations have prompted the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra (KSO) to suspend its Barb's Used Book and Music Sale for the remainder of...

Teichrieb found civilly liable

Nov 23, 2020 / 4:30 pm

A Kamloops man who beat a teen boy with a bat in 2016, leaving him with a serious brain injury, has been found civilly liable for the violent attack. BC Supreme...