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Kamloops News

Trudeau wrapping up visit

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:00 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Kamloops Thursday morning before leaving the province this afternoon. Trudeau will spend the morning touring the new...

Trudeau touts LNG project

Jan 9, 2019 / 7:32 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted the benefits of a liquefied natural gas project that's at the centre of an impasse with First Nations in a speech to...

Arrest in manor arson fire

Jan 9, 2019 / 11:14 am

RCMP have arrested a man for an arson fire at a Kamloops transitional housing project. Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says the fire was set Tuesday night about 10 p.m. at...

Arrests not ideal: Trudeau

Jan 9, 2019 / 10:13 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's "not an ideal situation" that 14 people were arrested Monday in northwestern British Columbia over a...

Trudeau on outreach tour

Jan 9, 2019 / 9:01 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hitting British Columbia Wednesday as part of an outreach tour that will expand across the country. He is in Kamloops to meet...

Yellow Vests to greet PM

Jan 8, 2019 / 7:05 pm

Yellow Vest protesters plan to greet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Kamloops on Wednesday. Organizer Kevin Proteau says the anti-tax group will leave from...

Early morning 7-11 robbery

Jan 8, 2019 / 1:59 pm

Kamloops RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male who robbed a 7-11 convenience store early Tuesday morning. A male had entered...

No shots fired in incident

Jan 7, 2019 / 10:40 am

UPDATE: 10:40 a.m. Kamloops RCMP say no shots were fired in an early morning incident on the North Shore. The investigation revealed there was no firearm...

Water supply all clear

Jan 4, 2019 / 2:52 pm

UPDATED: 2:52 p.m. Following the semi-truck accident in the North Thompson River that lead to a diesel fuel leak north of the water system intake, Interior...

Library bomb scare over

Jan 4, 2019 / 11:34 am

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. RCMP in Kamloops say a bomb scare at the downtown library did not result in any explosive device being found, and the area is now reopened to...

350 litres of diesel into river

Jan 2, 2019 / 10:01 pm

More details are being released about a diesel spill into the North Thompson River last week that has left the small community of Vavenby without water. The...

Trudeau comes to Kamloops

Jan 2, 2019 / 12:06 pm

One week from today, Canada's Prime Minister will be in Kamloops. Justin Trudeau is expected to speak at the Liberal Party event on January 9, 2018. The...

Rescued from apartment fire

Jan 2, 2019 / 11:18 am

Two people needed to be rescued from the upper floor of an apartment building in Kamloops as flames raced through one room of the converted hotel. Kamloops Fire...

BC's newest millionaire

Dec 28, 2018 / 4:11 pm

Sometimes lady luck smiles upon you. At least she did in the case of BC's newest millionaire. Joseph Kristmanson says he usually picks his own numbers, but...

Arsonist torches bank

Dec 26, 2018 / 1:32 pm

Surveillance video has been recovered from a bank burned by an arsonist last summer in Chase. Emergency crews were called to the Royal Bank at 746 Shuswap Ave....

New lift opens at Sun Peaks

Dec 23, 2018 / 6:53 am

Sun Peaks Resort opens its new Orient chairlift on Monday. The $4-million project in the east village area of the resort near Kamloops is a four-passenger,...

Fatality after work party

Dec 21, 2018 / 9:41 am

Kamloops RCMP are calling it a stark reminder to look after one another during this holiday season, after a man, returning from a work party, was struck and...

Taxi driver assaulted

Dec 19, 2018 / 10:09 am

A taxi driver was assaulted in Kamloops and now police are asking the public for help identifying the suspect. On Dec. 14, just after midnight, a taxi driver...

Culprit caught by keen eye

Dec 18, 2018 / 1:52 pm

The keen eye of an RCMP officer is being credited for the recovery of a stolen necklace. December 9, an officer doing a curfew check on a man released on...

Street closed as a precaution

Dec 18, 2018 / 1:25 pm

Kamloops RCMP are assuring the public that there is no threat to safety in the area of Tranquille Road. Just before noon, Kamloops RCMP received a report of a...

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