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NHL tough guy gets jail

NHL tough guy gets jail

Sep 14, 2015 / 2:55 pm

A former NHL tough guy has been handed a conditional sentence, 45 days in jail and a $1,500 fine for separate assault and driving offences. Rudy Poeschek...

Budget news buoys Harper

Budget news buoys Harper

Sep 14, 2015 / 12:11 pm

Hard new numbers about the past performance of Canada's economy gave way to crystal ball-gazing Monday on the campaign trail as the major party leaders all...

Spartan time at Sun Peaks

Spartan time at Sun Peaks

Sep 14, 2015 / 5:00 am

The legendary Reebok Spartan Race Series is returning to Sun Peaks. It's the third consecutive year the world-renowned obstacle course is partnering with...

Fatal crash on Coquihalla

Fatal crash on Coquihalla

Sep 11, 2015 / 9:02 pm

One woman is dead following a fatal crash on the Coquihalla Highway south of Kamloops near Inks Lake. Sgt. Mike Pears says the incident occurred approximately...

Snelson to be sentenced

Snelson to be sentenced

Sep 11, 2015 / 3:55 pm

UPDATE 3:50 P.M. SEPT. 11 Neil Snelson is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 10:30 a.m. in Kamloops Surpreme Court. Snelson was convicted for a...

'Chop shop' for guns

'Chop shop' for guns

Sep 11, 2015 / 1:04 pm

A man charged with eight weapons-related offences was involved in operating a "chop shop" for modifying firearms, a Crown lawyer says. Frank Caputo...

15-year sentence sought

15-year sentence sought

Snelson trial Sep 10, 2015 / 4:20 pm

A man convicted twice for a Kelowna college student's 1993 death should be sentenced to 15 years in prison, says the Crown. Neil Snelson was found guilty of...

Kamloops teen missing

Kamloops teen missing

Sep 9, 2015 / 4:06 pm

Kamloops RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 18-year-old female. Sarah Robinson was reported missing on Sept. 2. She is...

Harper coming to Kamloops

Harper coming to Kamloops

Federal election Sep 9, 2015 / 12:13 pm

The prime minister will be in Kamloops next week. It will mark the first time since he was leader of the opposition that Stephen Harper will visit the...

River temps cooling off

River temps cooling off

Sep 9, 2015 / 9:55 am

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is relieved to see water temperatures in the Fraser River system slowly dropping from summertime highs that could have...

Off-duty cop nabs thieves

Off-duty cop nabs thieves

Lake Country Sep 8, 2015 / 6:07 pm

Alleged boat thieves were unable to escape the watchful eye of an off-duty member of the Kamloops RCMP. A truck and boat, stolen from Lake Country Sunday night...

Back alley makeover

Back alley makeover

Sep 6, 2015 / 10:00 am

Back alleys are getting a splash of colour with three new murals in downtown Kamloops. One mural of a dragon has been completed behind All Aboard Games, 238...

Two out of three found

Two out of three found

Sep 3, 2015 / 7:53 pm

UPDATED 7:53 P.M. Hayley Haines, 18, and Rhoda Johnson, 58, have been located by Kamloops RCMP Thursday evening. McKenna Smith, 18, is still missing. ...

Pizza to go - literally

Pizza to go - literally

Sep 3, 2015 / 10:09 am

A pizza delivery driver had his car stolen at gunpoint overnight. About 12:15 a.m., a Papa John’s Pizza driver was approached by two males as he was...

Pipeline summit planned

Pipeline summit planned

Sep 3, 2015 / 5:00 am

A two-day meeting to discuss issues around oil pipeline development in Canada will be held in Kamloops next month, hosted by the Lower Nicola Indian Band. The...

Karaoke cop takes the mic

Karaoke cop takes the mic

Sep 2, 2015 / 4:34 pm

An RCMP officer took the microphone last weekend at a pub in Kamloops and gave the crowd some entertainment they won’t soon forget. Const. Kevin Roy was...

Assault suspects sought

Assault suspects sought

Sep 2, 2015 / 4:24 pm

Kamloops RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three individuals who were involved in an assault on the 500 block Victoria Street on...

2 1/2 yrs for syringe stabber

2 1/2 yrs for syringe stabber

Sep 2, 2015 / 2:40 pm

A British Columbia man convicted of aggravated assault for stabbing a grocery store security guard with a used syringe has been sentenced to two and a half...

Fire cost up to $258M

Fire cost up to $258M

BC wildfires Sep 2, 2015 / 11:07 am

Cooler conditions are taming wildfires across British Columbia. B.C. Wildfire Service information officer Ryan Turcot says three new fires broke out Tuesday,...

Mulcair touts jobs plan

Mulcair touts jobs plan

Sep 2, 2015 / 6:53 am

Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair vowed to be a champion for manufacturing and innovation during his campaign whistle stop in Kamloops, Tuesday. Mulcair made a...

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