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Weekend on-street parking free for month of December, city says

Weekend on-street parking free for month of December, city says

Dec 3, 2022 / 4:00 am

Parking will be free in downtown Kamloops each weekend in December. The City of Kamloops took to social media on Friday to say on-street parking is free each...

Jury finds woman guilty of manslaughter in 2020 shooting death of her husband

Jury finds woman guilty of manslaughter in 2020 shooting death of her husband

Dec 3, 2022 / 4:00 am

It took a Kamloops jury less than two days of deliberations to find a North Thompson woman guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of her husband, who was...

Beer stolen by burglars in weekend break-in on Tk'emlups reserve

Beer stolen by burglars in weekend break-in on Tk'emlups reserve

Dec 2, 2022 / 6:00 pm

More than a half-dozen flats of beer were stolen over the weekend in a burglary on the Tk’emlups reserve. Police said they were called to a business on...

Kamloops boy needs heart surgery. He waits. And waits.

Kamloops boy needs heart surgery. He waits. And waits.

Dec 2, 2022 / 12:12 pm

When Rachael Armstrong learned her son’s long-awaited heart surgery was being postponed due to low-staffing in October, she was comforted that the...

City to collect garbage, recycling separately starting next month

City to collect garbage, recycling separately starting next month

Dec 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

The City of Kamloops will begin collecting garbage and recycling separately next month in an effort to reduce contamination and increase efficiency. Starting in...

Man ordered to spend six years in prison for role in deadly 2018 shooting near Williams Lake

Man ordered to spend six years in prison for role in deadly 2018 shooting near Williams Lake

Dec 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

A man has been ordered to spend six years in prison for his part in the 2018 shooting death of a man in a home near Williams Lake. Daine Stump was sentenced in...

Wanted man arrested while defecating in Kamloops parking lot, police say

Wanted man arrested while defecating in Kamloops parking lot, police say

Dec 1, 2022 / 6:00 pm

A wanted man was taken to jail over the weekend after a Mountie spotted him defecating in a downtown Kamloops parking lot, police say. According to police, a...

Wanted man from Creston might be in Kamloops, police say

Wanted man from Creston might be in Kamloops, police say

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:11 pm

Police are looking for a wanted man from the Kootenays who might be in the Kamloops area. Chad William Meszarosi, 39, was in the Tournament Capital on Nov. 4,...

Police still searching for suspect following October incident in which RCMP cruiser was rammed

Police still searching for suspect following October incident in which RCMP cruiser was rammed

Dec 1, 2022 / 2:24 pm

Police are hoping tips from the public will help them track down a suspect in an October incident in which an RCMP cruiser was rammed by a stolen truck....

Two women arrested after fighting in back of RCMP vehicle, police say

Two women arrested after fighting in back of RCMP vehicle, police say

Dec 1, 2022 / 10:06 am

Two women were arrested over the weekend after getting into a physical fight in the backseat of a police vehicle, Mounties say. According to police, an officer...

Deliberations underway for jurors hearing North Thompson murder trial

Deliberations underway for jurors hearing North Thompson murder trial

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

A prosecutor urged a dozen jurors Wednesday to use their common sense when deciding the fate of a North Thompson woman accused of shooting her husband to death...

Casimir one of 13 people slated to receive Order of B.C. on Thursday

Casimir one of 13 people slated to receive Order of B.C. on Thursday

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Kukpi7 Rosanne Casimir will be one of 13 people to receive B.C.’s highest honour on Thursday. The chief and a dozen others...

Multi-vehicle incident cleared and Highway 5 open again north of Barriere

Multi-vehicle incident cleared and Highway 5 open again north of Barriere

Barriere Nov 30, 2022 / 6:13 pm

UPDATE 6:10 p.m. The crash scene has now been cleared. DriveBC described it as a multi-vehicle incident. Highway 5 is now open again between Boulder Mountain...

Coca-Cola Caravan Tour to bring Santa Claus, elves to Kamloops and Tk'emlups

Coca-Cola Caravan Tour to bring Santa Claus, elves to Kamloops and Tk'emlups

Nov 30, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Santa Claus himself will be in the Tournament Capital for a series of festive holiday events later this week. The Coca-Cola Caravan Tour will roll into Kamloops...

Highway 5 reopens in wake of crash near Barriere

Highway 5 reopens in wake of crash near Barriere

Barriere Nov 30, 2022 / 10:19 am

UPDATE: 10:15 a.m. DriveBC reports the crash scene on Highway 5 near Barriere has now been cleared. UPDATE: 9:35 a.m. DriveBC reports that Highway 5 has...

Temporary Yacht Club shelter now open 24 hours, operator says

Temporary Yacht Club shelter now open 24 hours, operator says

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

A temporary shelter at the Yacht Club will operate on a 24-hour basis through the winter. The Mustard Seed Kamloops, which stepped in to operate the temporary...

Preliminary inquiry underway for man accused in March slaying in Lillooet

Preliminary inquiry underway for man accused in March slaying in Lillooet

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

A preliminary inquiry is underway in a Kamloops courtroom for a man charged with murder following an alleged slaying in Lillooet earlier this year. Justin...

City will reopen popular West Highlands cross-country ski track this week

City will reopen popular West Highlands cross-country ski track this week

Nov 29, 2022 / 6:00 pm

A popular cross-country ski track in Aberdeen will open for the season later this week. The cross-country route at West Highlands Park enjoyed a successful...

Snowfall warning covers Kamloops, North Thompson and Cariboo

Snowfall warning covers Kamloops, North Thompson and Cariboo

Nov 29, 2022 / 1:37 pm

Kamloops is under a snowfall warning on Tuesday, with Environment Canada forecasts calling for 10 to 15 centimetres of snow between now and Wednesday morning....

Two high-end mountain bikes recovered, being reunited with overseas owners

Two high-end mountain bikes recovered, being reunited with overseas owners

Nov 29, 2022 / 12:36 pm

A high-end mountain bike stolen over the summer from a tourist visiting Kamloops is being shipped to New Zealand to be reunited with its owner, police say....

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