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Kamloops News

Break-in spree suspect in custody

Jan 27, 2015 / 11:22 am

Kamloops RCMP have a male in custody following a rash of break and enters to businesses overnight, followed by a bait car activation that took place in the east...

Shot officer's family gives thanks

Jan 27, 2015 / 11:08 am

It has been nearly two months since RCMP Cpl. Michaud was shot on duty in Kamloops. His recovery since the shooting has been difficult, but the officer...

No fines for crow whisperer

Jan 26, 2015 / 4:23 pm

The City of Kamloops has reached a deal with a local resident whose feeding of crows caused quite a disturbance in his neighbourhood. In a press release issued...

No escaping students loans: court

Jan 23, 2015 / 4:00 pm

A former university student who declared bankruptcy must repay his student loans, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled. The decision by Justice Geoffrey Gaul...

More 4-laning for Trans-Canada

Jan 23, 2015 / 1:59 pm

A $23.4-million contract has been awarded to Emil Anderson Construction Inc. of Kelowna to four-lane a section of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Kamloops. The...

Coroner releases fire victim ID

Jan 23, 2015 / 1:35 pm

The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman who died in a fire at a mobile home in Chase on Jan. 16. The woman was Sherry Leah Skjeie, 53,...

Machete-wielding pepper sprayers

Jan 23, 2015 / 11:40 am

RCMP are appealing for help in finding two machete-wielding females who robbed a store in Kamloops, B.C. Police say two women working at the store were...

Inmate found dead at jail

Jan 23, 2015 / 8:25 am

UPDATE: The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre on Monday. The man was Daryl Vic...

Grow-op senior arrested

Jan 22, 2015 / 1:35 pm

One of two seniors arrested at a marijuana grow-op north of Kamloops has been handed a six-month conditional sentence while another faces the prospect of jail...

Fitness summit first of its kind

Jan 22, 2015 / 10:24 am

Kamloops will host a first Health and Physical Literacy Summit Feb. 20 and 21. The event is said to be the first of its kind in Western Canada. The two-day...

No aboriginal words on stop signs

Jan 22, 2015 / 5:02 am

A proposal by a councillor in Kamloops, B.C., to add the Secwepemc language to some of the city's traffic signs has been stopped in its tracks by provincial...

Missing senior drives to Kamloops

Jan 21, 2015 / 8:52 am

Police say a missing elderly woman from Richmond has been located alive and well hundreds of kilometres from her home. RCMP said late Tuesday that 89-year-old...

Oil bust hits Kamloops company

Jan 20, 2015 / 4:23 pm

A Kamloops company deeply entrenched in the energy sector has laid off several employees as a result of the downturn in the oil industry. Horizon North...

Second trial in stabbing death

Jan 19, 2015 / 1:02 pm

A British Columbian man accused of killing a friend by stabbing him 73 times is on trial for the same charge for a second time. Cory Bird, 27, is charged with...

Social worker found guilty

Jan 17, 2015 / 2:30 pm

A jury in Kamloops, B.C., has found a community support worker guilty of sexual assault. Michael Hume was also found guilty of forcible confinement and uttering...

Winter winefest a hit

Jan 17, 2015 / 8:30 am

The Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival kicked off Friday with the most successful advance ticket sales in its 17-year history. More than half of the 20...

Ski resort sued for broken leg

Jan 16, 2015 / 10:30 am

A Kamloops, B.C., woman has filed a lawsuit against Sun Peaks Resort Corp., after a bumpier-than-expected tube ride left her with a broken leg. Pamela Boileau...

Project launches into space

Jan 10, 2015 / 7:19 pm

A science project that a group of B.C. students dreamed of launching into space was finally on its way to the International Space Station on Saturday. Four boys...

Jury hears victim's plea for help

Jan 9, 2015 / 6:27 am

The trial of a longtime youth and justice worker accused of sexually assaulting a resident in a community he once helped has heard a recording of a phone call...

Extreme snowmobiler goes viral

Jan 9, 2015 / 5:00 am

A video of one man's death-defying antics, posted nearly a year ago, is gaining speed once again with shares all over social media, the snowmobile world and...