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Emergency water repairs

Emergency water repairs

Jan 25, 2016 / 12:27 pm

The City of Kamloops will be conducting emergency repairs to its Juniper water booster station. To proceed with the repairs, the utility division will need to...

Community radio fundraiser

Community radio fundraiser

Jan 24, 2016 / 7:43 pm

Tucked at the back of Thompson Rivers University campus lies a little house that contains an alternative from the mainstream for Kamloops’ residents....

Murder investigation

Murder investigation

Jan 23, 2016 / 12:09 pm

UPDATE: 5:58 p.m. The owner of a Kamloops sushi restaurant says a fatal stabbing on his doorstep was a "nightmare." Hatsuki Sushi owner Sam Zhang says...

Baby cries, family lives

Baby cries, family lives

Jan 20, 2016 / 2:18 pm

Kyle and Monique Ruppel don't care if their baby daughter ever sleeps through the night. Baby Celia, just 15-months old, is being credited with saving her...

Hwy. 97 reopened

Hwy. 97 reopened

Jan 19, 2016 / 3:40 pm

UPDATE 3:40 P.M. Highway 97 near 70 Mile House is again open to traffic. A fatal crash has forced the closure of Highway 97 near 70 Mile House for most of the...

Death sparks safety upgrade

Death sparks safety upgrade

Jan 19, 2016 / 11:05 am

Safety recommendations have been implemented at a Kamloops trucking company after an employee was killed in a workplace accident. John Elliot Sleypen was found...

Blackout in TRU talks

Blackout in TRU talks

Jan 19, 2016 / 10:00 am

The mediator involved in a wage dispute between Thompson Rivers University and its faculty association has imposed a media blackout on bargaining teams. The...

Fatal on Highway 5

Fatal on Highway 5

Jan 18, 2016 / 9:30 am

RCMP are reporting a fatal collision on Highway 5, south of McLure – about 20 minutes from Barriere. Police, ambulance services and fire crews were...

Guards bear sprayed

Guards bear sprayed

Jan 18, 2016 / 9:11 am

A mall security guard and a store loss prevention officer got their man Sunday, despite being bear sprayed by a suspected thief at the Northills Centre in...

Armed liquor store robbery

Armed liquor store robbery

Jan 18, 2016 / 8:45 am

Kamloops RCMP is on the hunt for the man responsible for a brazen liquor store armed robbery. According to RCMP, at approximately 10:35 p.m. on Sunday, police...

Quadruple crash

Quadruple crash

Jan 16, 2016 / 12:34 pm

Kamloops Fire Rescue vehicles were involved in a chain reaction crash this morning as crews attended the scene of a two-vehicle accident on the Yellowhead...

Gaming grants for Kamloops

Gaming grants for Kamloops

Jan 16, 2016 / 7:53 am

Eight social service organizations in Kamloops are receiving a combined $374,500 from the province’s community gaming grant program. They include: ...

Cando can do in Kamloops

Cando can do in Kamloops

Jan 15, 2016 / 8:00 pm

A new railway company is setting up shop in Kamloops. Cando Rail Services announced Thursday, Jan. 14 it is expanding into British Columbia with the purchase of...

Two crimes at the same time

Two crimes at the same time

Jan 14, 2016 / 2:57 pm

Police not only got a suspected drunk driver off the road, but nabbed a truck thief at the same time. RCMP from Logan Lake, Merritt and Kamloops arrested the...

Job action starts at TRU

Job action starts at TRU

Jan 14, 2016 / 7:30 am

UPDATE: JAN. 14 As expected, the TRU Faculty Association will begin limited job action at 8 a.m. today. This limited job action will involve work-to-rule by TRU...

An apres-ski celebration

An apres-ski celebration

Jan 14, 2016 / 5:00 am

Those with an affinity for fine wine and good times will flock to the mountains of Sun Peaks, just outside of Kamloops, for the 18th Winter Okanagan Wine...

Accident victim identified

Accident victim identified

Jan 13, 2016 / 10:49 am

A man who died in a workplace accident in Kamloops has now been identified. Reegan Joachim Winofsky, 23, died Monday morning while at work at Inland Glass and...

Jewelry owner sought

Jewelry owner sought

Jan 13, 2016 / 10:48 am

Kamloops RCMP are attempting to identify the owner of several pieces of jewelry seized during an arrest. Police arrested two men in late December in relation to...

TRU mediation starts Fri.

TRU mediation starts Fri.

Jan 12, 2016 / 8:00 pm

Thompson Rivers University and its faculty will begin mediation Friday in an effort to reach agreement on a new contract. The TRU Faculty Association made that...

Mediation at TRU

Mediation at TRU

Jan 11, 2016 / 5:50 pm

UPDATE 5:30 P.M. Thompson Rivers University and its faculty have agreed to private mediation to try and resolve their ongoing dispute. The agreement of...

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