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Kamloops News

Coq reopens after crash

Feb 18, 2021 / 6:47 am

UPDATE: 6:45 a.m. DriveBC reports the Coquihalla Highway has reopened at the scene of a serious crash between Hope and Merritt. It had been closed since...

Rust Bros ready to go

Feb 18, 2021 / 4:00 am

Mike Hall and the crew at Rust Bros Restoration are getting set for Season 3 of Rust Valley Restorers, premiering Thursday. Despite the setbacks caused by the...

City, TNRD to share space?

Feb 18, 2021 / 4:00 am

A TNRD director hopes to spark discussion among three local government bodies about constructing and sharing an updated board room — a move he says could...

More COVID-19 at Sa-Hali

Feb 17, 2021 / 8:22 pm

Sa-Hali secondary school is reporting another COVID-19 exposure — the seventh since class resumed following Christmas break. In a letter sent to parents...

RCMP reward kindness

Feb 17, 2021 / 6:30 pm

Today is designated as Random Acts of Kindness Day and, to mark it, Kamloops RCMP's crime prevention unit has been rewarding Tournament Capital residents...

Hive adds three tenants

Feb 17, 2021 / 6:30 pm

The Hive has completed another stage in development and added three more tenants. The commercial project continues to implement unique and state of the art...

TNRD allowed spending

Feb 17, 2021 / 5:26 pm

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District's former CAO was acting within the district's policy when he charged taxpayers for hundreds of thousands of...

Kamloops numbers falling

Feb 17, 2021 / 5:04 pm

The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in Kamloops fell last week, but virus figures for the region remain quite high. According to data released...

Valentine's burglary probed

Feb 17, 2021 / 4:30 pm

Police are on the hunt for a Valentine’s Day burglar who used a recycling bin to haul away items stolen from a Sahali store. Kamloops Mounties were called...

Outbreaks are not growing

Feb 17, 2021 / 4:11 pm

No growth was been reported among any of Kamloops’ four ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks on Wednesday, according to Interior Health. Case numbers of outbreaks...

White hopeful ahead of race

Feb 17, 2021 / 3:45 pm

Sun Peaks’ Jason White has one more round at Daytona, and he is looking to improve on his past two performances. He will be taking his new No. 33 truck on...

TRU fundraiser hits $48M

Feb 17, 2021 / 2:16 pm

Thompson Rivers University’s Limitless fundraising campaign has surpassed $48 million in money raised. The campaign launched in October 2019 with a goal...

Attacked with blow torch

Feb 17, 2021 / 2:02 pm

Police are trying to track down a suspect in a weekend assault that saw a man burned with a blow torch. Mounties were called just before 11 p.m. on Saturday for...

Drug alert issued over pills

Feb 17, 2021 / 12:39 pm

Drug users in Kamloops are being warned about pills sold as Percocet containing fentanyl. According to a drug alert issued on Wednesday by Interior Health, the...

Couple killed in crash ID'd

Feb 17, 2021 / 12:04 pm

Friends and family have identified the people killed Monday in a collision on the Trans-Canada Highway in Kamloops as a Kelowna couple. According to posts on...

Parole for Wells Gray killer?

Feb 17, 2021 / 11:30 am

A petition has been launched with the intent of keeping David Shearing, a convicted murderer of six, behind bars. Shearing, who also goes by the name David...

Man sought in bank holdup

Feb 17, 2021 / 10:24 am

Police have released photos of a suspect in a brazen daylight bank robbery Tuesday in Sahali. The Canadian Western Bank on Summit Drive was robbed at about 2:30...

Stay away from river ice

Feb 17, 2021 / 10:12 am

As temperatures hover around the freezing mark, Kamloops firefighters are reminding city residents to stay away from dangerous river ice. Cold temperatures...

Bobcat sighted in Aberdeen

Feb 17, 2021 / 9:16 am

A bobcat spotted in Aberdeen has prompted a reminder from conservation officers that residents should be vigilant with their pets. A post on the BC Conservation...

Shtuka search hits 3 years

Feb 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

For the third anniversary of her son’s disappearance, Heather Shtuka and her husband, Scott, have returned to Sun Peaks. Until pandemic health orders...

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