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Virus cases at 3 schools

Jan 17, 2021 / 6:23 pm

Three schools in Kamloops have recently been the site of COVID-19 exposure, health officials have announced. School District 73 was informed Sunday of positive...

Missing sledder found safe

Jan 17, 2021 / 1:15 pm

South Cariboo Search and Rescue is applauding a backcountry snowmobiler who went missing Saturday night for doing all the right things in an emergency...

Chefs remain in the City

Jan 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Chefs in the City won’t be stopped because of Covid-19. It will just look a little different in Kamloops this year. Carrying on a 12 year tradition,...

Crews pull man from river

Jan 16, 2021 / 4:49 pm

An "unresponsive" man was rushed to hospital after being pulled from the frigid South Thompson River in Valleyview on Saturday. Emergency crews were...

Bail for stabbing suspect

Jan 16, 2021 / 1:30 pm

An attempted murder suspect arrested in downtown Kamloops earlier this week is no longer behind bars. Terrance Jones was arrested on Monday after being spotted...

CMK continues Passions

Jan 16, 2021 / 12:45 pm

Chamber Musicians of Kamloops have announced the next performance in their ongoing virtual series, Passions. Local pianist, Dimiter Terziev, will be performing...

Virus case at Superstore

Jan 16, 2021 / 11:50 am

Kamloops’ Real Canadian Superstore on Columbia Street has reported a staff member recently tested positive for COVID-19. Loblaws, Superstore's parent...

COVID spikes in Cariboo

Jan 16, 2021 / 9:47 am

While the Kamloops local health area saw a slight dip in weekly COVID-19 cases in the most recent week for which data is available, significant spikes were...

Kamloops rep'd at nationals

Jan 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

There will be no shortage of Kamloops content when Canada's best curlers enter a Calgary bubble later this year to play for the country's top prizes....

$2.8M salmon rehabilitation

Jan 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

Nutrients will be added to a Kamloops-area lake in a $2.8-million effort to boost salmon returns in the Adams River. Agricultural-grade liquid fertilizer is...

Upper Nicola COVID cases

Jan 15, 2021 / 3:00 pm

A First Nations community near Merritt has reported two recent confirmed COVID-19 cases. In a statement, Upper Nicola Band Chief Harvey McLeod said the band was...

Cases spike near Kamloops

Jan 15, 2021 / 1:08 pm

New COVID-19 cases skyrocketed in the Kamloops region last week, with the rate of new infections surpassing most regions in the province. From Jan. 7 to 13, 282...

Female feline feelin' fine

Jan 15, 2021 / 12:00 pm

After days roaming around the city, the lynx captured earlier this week in North Kamloops is enjoying her holiday retreat. The lynx was found wandering the...

City to pave bike routes

Jan 15, 2021 / 9:53 am

While 2021 may not be the year of the cyclist in Kamloops, the city is hoping to soon begin a project that will add a significant number of bicycle routes. The...

Extra time to keep evidence

Jan 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

A judge has given police extra time to hold on to a sawed-off shotgun found hidden inside the wall of a North Kamloops home last year after a 911 call reporting...

In the pipes with Garand

Jan 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

Dylan Garand fulfilled the dream of many young Canadian hockey players this winter, representing Team Canada at the IIHF 2021 World Junior Hockey Championships....

TNRD defers 5A decision

Jan 14, 2021 / 6:30 pm

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District board voted Thursday to defer writing a letter of support to restrict commercial vehicles on Highway 5A, opting instead to...

No jail for hiding dead body

Jan 14, 2021 / 3:44 pm

A Kamloops man who “panicked” and for weeks hid the body of a homeless acquaintance who died while staying in his apartment, pouring a bottle of...

Stone won't seek leadership

Jan 14, 2021 / 1:42 pm

Thought to be one of the a handful of top contenders for leadership of the BC Liberal party, Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone announced Thursday he will...

Search for suspect

Jan 14, 2021 / 12:15 pm

Kamloops RCMP are asking the public to help identify a suspect involved in a retail store theft. Around 8 p.m. on Jan. 7, police received a report of a theft at...

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