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Kamloops News

Wanted man picked up

Jan 11, 2021 / 5:50 pm

A man wanted for attempted murder in the Shuswap was arrested Monday in downtown Kamloops. Police were called just after 10 a.m. and told Terrance Jones was on...

Attempted car jacking

Jan 11, 2021 / 4:01 pm

Kamloops Mounties are on the hunt for suspects after an attempted car jacking early Monday morning. According to police, a woman sleeping in her vehicle on...

Sobering centre revisited

Jan 11, 2021 / 3:04 pm

The case for creating a sobering centre in Kamloops will once again be brought forward to city council, as staff will recommend a letter be drafted to...

Outbreak in South Cariboo

Jan 11, 2021 / 2:29 pm

Interior Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak on a South Cariboo First Nation that last week imposed severe lockdown measures after members began to test...

Drunk hot tubber arrested

Jan 11, 2021 / 1:39 pm

An unauthorized drunken dip in a Kamloops family’s hot tub landed a city man in jail over the weekend. Mounties were called just after 6 a.m. on Saturday...

RCMP seek crash witnesses

Jan 11, 2021 / 12:00 pm

Clearwater police are looking for witnesses to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 5 just north of Vavenby, sending one man to hospital and claiming the life of...

Arrest after shots fired

Jan 11, 2021 / 11:52 am

A Merritt-area man is facing firearms charges after allegedly shooting his neighbour’s house during an argument. According to police, emergency crews were...

COVID at Barriere school

Jan 11, 2021 / 9:05 am

Students at a Kamloops-area high school could have been exposed to COVID-19 over three days last week. Interior Health is reporting a COVID-19 exposure at...

City may seek wildfire grant

Jan 11, 2021 / 4:00 am

City staff will ask Kamloops city council this week to authorize an application for grant funding to help prevent potential future wildfires from damaging...

Effects from summer assault

Jan 11, 2021 / 4:00 am

Glen Warner doesn't look injured anymore. However, for Warner, the Kamloops security guard who was assaulted last summer in Riverside Park, the long term...

Upcoming traffic disruption

Jan 10, 2021 / 1:25 pm

Traffic flow for Royal Inland Hospital patients will be temporarily impacted this week due to multiple construction cranes being dismantled on-site, according...

Injured in snowmobile crash

Jan 10, 2021 / 9:30 am

One man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries as a result of a snowmobile crash near 100 Mile House Saturday night. Emergency crews responded just...

TCC re-opens doors to pool

Jan 10, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Canada Games Aquatic Centre is ready to show off its new look. The pool, which closed last spring for extensive renovations, re-opened on Jan. 2 to swim...

Stun gun for knife wielder

Jan 9, 2021 / 9:00 pm

Police were called on Saturday night to a report of a suicidal woman with a knife was threatening to harm herself and others. At 6:27 p.m., 100 Mile House RCMP...

Smoke on Highway 97

Jan 9, 2021 / 5:56 pm

The travel advisory for Highway 97 in effect between Campbell Road and Canim-Hendrix Lake Road near 100 Mile House on Saturday has now been cleared. The...

Charges after leaving scene

Jan 9, 2021 / 3:28 pm

UPDATE: 3:28 p.m. Kamloops RCMP say a man tried to leave the scene of a collision on the North Shore around 12 p.m. today, and now he is expected to face...

Collision on Highway 5

Jan 9, 2021 / 11:58 am

DriveBC is reporting a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 5 just north of Merritt. The incident ie believed to be just before Meadow Creek Road on the...

Highway delays expected

Jan 9, 2021 / 4:00 am

Drivers can expect delays along the Trans-Canada Highway in Valleyview early next week as crews replace traffic controllers at three busy intersections. Work is...

Jail for man busted with gun

Jan 9, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops-area man who was caught with a handgun during a traffic stop in 2019 has been handed a 15-month prison sentence. Jake Soros was driving a vehicle...

Lockdown on band land

Jan 8, 2021 / 8:56 pm

A First Nation in the South Cariboo says it’s initiating nightly curfews and “locking down” its community indefinitely after confirming...

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