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One of two WolfPack athletes hurt in fatal Kamloops crash to be honoured at TCC this weekend

One of two WolfPack athletes hurt in fatal Kamloops crash to be honoured at TCC this weekend

Kamloops/Kelowna Feb 12, 2024 / 4:09 pm

Riley Brinnen will be returning to the Tournament Capital Centre this weekend to be honoured as a graduating athlete, according to Thompson Rivers University....

Kamloops Mounties look for two suspects, truck wanted in connection with Sahali break-in

Kamloops Mounties look for two suspects, truck wanted in connection with Sahali break-in

Feb 12, 2024 / 3:14 pm

Kamloops Mounties are looking for a pair of suspects in connection with a residential break-in which happened in Sahali on Sunday. In a news release, RCMP Cpl....

Injured pedestrian taken to hospital after downtown Kamloops collision

Injured pedestrian taken to hospital after downtown Kamloops collision

Feb 12, 2024 / 1:09 pm

Traffic was moving slowly through a downtown Kamloops intersection over the lunch hour Monday after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. Emergency crews were...

Probation for man who broke into 'abandoned' Kamloops house while temporarily homeless

Probation for man who broke into 'abandoned' Kamloops house while temporarily homeless

Feb 12, 2024 / 4:00 am

A young Kamloops man who broke into an unoccupied home on Schubert Drive while looking for a place to stay has been ordered to spend the next 15 months on...

Mixed reviews for ground rules put in place following Kamloops city hall investigation

Mixed reviews for ground rules put in place following Kamloops city hall investigation

Feb 12, 2024 / 4:00 am

Ground rules put in place behind the scenes at Kamloops city hall are receiving mixed reviews after a third-party investigator found Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson...

Kamloops MLAs point out delays, changes following cancer centre announcement

Kamloops MLAs point out delays, changes following cancer centre announcement

Feb 12, 2024 / 4:00 am

A missing scanner and another year of delay has Kamloops’ Opposition MLAs sounding alarm bells over a long-promised cancer centre at Royal Inland...

Unruly nightclub patron taken to jail to sober up, Kamloops Mounties say

Unruly nightclub patron taken to jail to sober up, Kamloops Mounties say

Feb 11, 2024 / 6:00 pm

A Kamloops man was taken from the bar to jail over the weekend, held behind bars to sober up after allegedly causing a ruckus at a downtown nightclub. According...

TransCanada Highway reopened west of Kamloops, two transported to hospital

TransCanada Highway reopened west of Kamloops, two transported to hospital

Cache Creek Feb 11, 2024 / 4:53 pm

UPDATE 4:51 p.m. BC EHS says two people have been transported to hospital following a vehicle incident which closed the TransCanada Highway at Juniper Beach,...

Nicola Valley Hospital's ER shutdown temporarily Monday

Nicola Valley Hospital's ER shutdown temporarily Monday

Merritt Feb 11, 2024 / 3:47 pm

The Nicola Valley Hospital's emergency department will close down Monday morning into Tuesday due to limited physician availability. Emergency services will...

Driver loses licence, taken to jail after drunken North Kamloops crash

Driver loses licence, taken to jail after drunken North Kamloops crash

Feb 11, 2024 / 3:00 pm

A Kamloops man sobered up in a jail cell after drunkenly causing a crash last weekend near a busy North Shore intersection, police say. According to Mounties,...

As many as a dozen City of Kamloops plows out as fresh dump of snow falls

As many as a dozen City of Kamloops plows out as fresh dump of snow falls

Feb 11, 2024 / 2:23 pm

City of Kamloops crews are working to clear streets as a fresh layer of snow blankets the Tournament Capital. Snow has been falling since Saturday night and it...

TRU law professor to give talk on agricultural gag laws

TRU law professor to give talk on agricultural gag laws

Feb 11, 2024 / 12:00 pm

A Thompson Rivers University law professor says Canada has some of the worst animal protection laws in the world, something she hopes to bring attention to...

Crash cleared after Sunday morning Highway 1 closure near Kamloops

Crash cleared after Sunday morning Highway 1 closure near Kamloops

Feb 11, 2024 / 6:40 am

UPDATE: 6:40 a.m. Sunday morning's crash has been cleared at Copperhead Drive and the highway traffic is once again moving unimpeded. ORIGINAL: 5:55 a.m. A...

Kamloops' repeat violent offender program fully booked

Kamloops' repeat violent offender program fully booked

Feb 11, 2024 / 4:00 am

The Kamloops hub for the province’s Repeat Violent Offenders Intervention Initiative (ReVOII) is now serving its maximum number of people. According to...

Lots to discuss when Hamer-Jackson, Casimir deliver speeches next month at chamber event

Lots to discuss when Hamer-Jackson, Casimir deliver speeches next month at chamber event

Feb 11, 2024 / 4:00 am

The executive director for the Kamloops and District Chamber of Commerce says an upcoming event offers an opportunity for local businesspeople to connect and...

Judge to decide whether drug-addicted Kamloops fentanyl dealer should go to jail

Judge to decide whether drug-addicted Kamloops fentanyl dealer should go to jail

Feb 11, 2024 / 4:00 am

Prosecutors are seeking a two-year prison sentence for a Kamloops addict who was busted three years ago with 13 grams of drugs including fentanyl and...

Chopped Leaf supporting Heart and Stroke with Paint Red campaign

Chopped Leaf supporting Heart and Stroke with Paint Red campaign

Feb 10, 2024 / 6:00 pm

Kamloops’ two Chopped Leaf locations are turning red this month to raise funds and awareness for the local chapter of the Heart and Stroke Foundation....

Kamloops Mounties catch couple swapping seats during traffic stop

Kamloops Mounties catch couple swapping seats during traffic stop

Feb 10, 2024 / 3:00 pm

A man and a woman are facing possible criminal charges after allegedly switching seats during a traffic stop, Kamloops Mounties say. According to police, a...

Investigators probing blaze in abandoned Tk'emlúps outbuilding

Investigators probing blaze in abandoned Tk'emlúps outbuilding

Feb 10, 2024 / 12:39 pm

Firefighters knocked down a large, suspicious fire in an outbuilding located on the Tk'emlúps reserve across from Westsyde Road and McQueen Drive...

Kamloops naturopath files lawsuit alleging tenant stopped paying rent, left immovable hyperbaric chamber behind

Kamloops naturopath files lawsuit alleging tenant stopped paying rent, left immovable hyperbaric chamber behind

Feb 10, 2024 / 12:00 pm

A Kamloops naturopath is suing a former tenant in her office building, alleging he left her high and dry with tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid rent and a...

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