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More than 300 people served so far by North Shore shelter, Mustard Seed says

More than 300 people served so far by North Shore shelter, Mustard Seed says

Feb 1, 2023 / 12:37 pm

An extreme weather shelter run out of Kamloops Alliance Church on the North Shore has helped 310 people take shelter from freezing temperatures so far this...

Rare dog stolen from Cherry Creek dropped off at vet, returned to owners

Rare dog stolen from Cherry Creek dropped off at vet, returned to owners

Feb 1, 2023 / 12:33 pm

UPDATE: 12:33 p.m. Police say they helped reunite a stolen rare-breed dog with its owner on Tuesday — and Mounties are still investigating the theft....

Vernon business leader takes helm of Barriere's Paradigm Building Solutions

Vernon business leader takes helm of Barriere's Paradigm Building Solutions

Barriere Feb 1, 2023 / 11:43 am

A Vernon business leader is taking the helm of a North Thompson manufacturing company. Philipp Gruner has been appointed as the new CEO of building panel maker...

Conflict of interest questions dog mayor as council discusses West Victoria Street

Conflict of interest questions dog mayor as council discusses West Victoria Street

Feb 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

Kamloops Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson received a strong warning Tuesday from a city councillor about the potential for conflict of interest as council discussed the...

Sentencing next month for woman who shot husband dead while camping

Sentencing next month for woman who shot husband dead while camping

Feb 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

A North Thompson woman who shot her husband to death while camping more than two years ago will return to court for sentencing next month. Ashleigh Tschritter,...

TRU, Tk'emlups partner on plans for new Indigenous master's program

TRU, Tk'emlups partner on plans for new Indigenous master's program

Feb 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

Thompson Rivers University is developing a new graduate program in collaboration with Tk’emlups te Secwepemc. At a university senate meeting last week,...

Hwy. 1 reopens after crash east of Revelstoke, DriveBC says

Hwy. 1 reopens after crash east of Revelstoke, DriveBC says

Revelstoke Jan 31, 2023 / 10:43 pm

UPDATE: 10:43 p.m. Highway 1 east of Revelstoke has reopened to single lane alternating traffic after an earlier closure due to a crash, according to DriveBC....

Vehicle incident at Hwy. 5 and Mount Paul Way cleared, DriveBC says

Vehicle incident at Hwy. 5 and Mount Paul Way cleared, DriveBC says

Jan 31, 2023 / 8:36 pm

UPDATE: 8:36 p.m. DriveBC said the intersection of Highway 5 and Mount Paul Way has been cleared after an earlier vehicle incident. ORIGINAL: 7:11 p.m. DriveBC...

Drunk driver hits power pole outside RCMP detachment, then drives off: police

Drunk driver hits power pole outside RCMP detachment, then drives off: police

Jan 31, 2023 / 6:00 pm

A drunk driver lost his licence for 90 days over the weekend after crashing into a power pole outside the Kamloops RCMP detachment, police say. According to...

Traffic flowing on Highway 97 in Monte Creek after serious crash

Traffic flowing on Highway 97 in Monte Creek after serious crash

Jan 31, 2023 / 5:07 pm

UPDATE: 5:07 p.m. Traffic is once again getting through on Highway 97 near Monte Creek after a collision Tuesday morning had the stretch closed for hours....

Firefighters urge caution on Kamloops streets after Tuesday snowfall

Firefighters urge caution on Kamloops streets after Tuesday snowfall

Jan 31, 2023 / 4:36 pm

Firefighters are urging Kamloops drivers to take care on city streets, which have been made slippery by snowfall on Tuesday. Kamloops Fire Rescue said in a post...

No arrests yet as police investigate serious weapons assault in Brocklehurst

No arrests yet as police investigate serious weapons assault in Brocklehurst

Jan 31, 2023 / 4:21 pm

UPDATE: 4:21 p.m. A man injured in a serious weapons assault Tuesday in Brocklehurst is expected to survive, police say. Mounties were called to a home in the...

Owners of rare dog stolen in Cherry Creek double reward to $10K

Owners of rare dog stolen in Cherry Creek double reward to $10K

Jan 31, 2023 / 11:06 am

The owners of a rare dog stolen earlier this month from a property in Cherry Creek have doubled their reward to $10,000. Jennifer De Lisi’s fluffy French...

Man arrested while running naked past North Shore police station

Man arrested while running naked past North Shore police station

Jan 31, 2023 / 9:08 am

A naked man jogging on Seventh Street in North Kamloops on Sunday was arrested by police and taken to Royal Inland Hospital for assessment. Mounties said they...

Police seek tips on one-year anniversary of student's homicide

Police seek tips on one-year anniversary of student's homicide

Jan 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

It's been one year since a high school student was found slain in a parking lot on the Tk'emlups reserve, and police are renewing their plea for tips...

Academic ethics expert to speak to TRU faculty about AI, ChatGPT

Academic ethics expert to speak to TRU faculty about AI, ChatGPT

Jan 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

Thompson Rivers University instructors will hear from a leading expert on educational ethics next month on issues relating to artificial intelligence, ChatGPT...

Jail for man who drove stolen truck to RIH, fell asleep in waiting room

Jail for man who drove stolen truck to RIH, fell asleep in waiting room

Jan 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

A man who drove a stolen truck to Royal Inland Hospital and then fell asleep in the emergency department waiting room has been ordered to spend seven months in...

Non-profit behind Phoenix Centre celebrates 50 years, rebrands as Day One

Non-profit behind Phoenix Centre celebrates 50 years, rebrands as Day One

Jan 30, 2023 / 6:00 pm

The non-profit society behind The Phoenix Centre has rebranded as part of its 50th anniversary, which was celebrated Monday at the Paramount Theatre in downtown...

Otter Co-op gas bar, convenience store proposed for vacant Campbell Creek property

Otter Co-op gas bar, convenience store proposed for vacant Campbell Creek property

Jan 30, 2023 / 1:16 pm

A new Otter Co-op gas bar and convenience store could be coming to Campbell Creek, with Kamloops council set to review the development permit application on...

Amateur radio club participates in weekend-long communications exercise

Amateur radio club participates in weekend-long communications exercise

Jan 30, 2023 / 4:00 am

An old homesteader building in the Knutsford area was transformed into a communications hub this weekend as the Kamloops Amateur Radio Club held its annual...