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Kamloops News

Drunk smashes into office

Apr 11, 2015 / 1:05 pm

One man is facing impaired driving charges and a dental office may not be opening on Monday after a car crash early Saturday morning. Just after 6 a.m....

RCMP seek armed man

Apr 9, 2015 / 3:34 pm

UPDATE 10:30 p.m. RCMP have arrested Waylon Fauhlhafer. He was apprehended at a residence on the 100 block of Columbia Street in Kamloops this evening, without...

Fraudster pleads guilty

Apr 9, 2015 / 2:46 pm

A B.C. Supreme Court justice has asked Crown and defence lawyers to prove that an admitted fraudster who bilked a senior out of more than $20,000 shouldn't...

Boats were lit before crash

Apr 8, 2015 / 1:00 pm

A houseboat and a speedboat were on a collision course before a crash that killed the owner of the houseboat, B.C. Supreme Court has heard. Leon Reinbrecht has...

Liquor store robbed

Apr 8, 2015 / 11:26 am

A Kamloops liquor store was robbed Tuesday night. RCMP say man came into Starters liquor store, threatened a clerk with a pointed tool and demanded money. The...

Money for safe communities

Apr 8, 2015 / 5:53 am

The B.C. government is putting forth money for increased safety initiatives in communities across the province, investing $40 million toward more policing, new...

Thieves hit golf course

Apr 7, 2015 / 3:06 pm

A robbery attempt at the Rivershore Golf Course in Kamloops was thwarted by police, who arrived just in the nick of time. RCMP were notified by the alarm...

Victim no stranger to tragedy

Apr 7, 2015 / 11:47 am

A B.C. woman who suffered a fiery death in a supposed pagan ritual "gone horrifically wrong" was a former social worker who handled the case of three...

Goat, donkey aren't kiddin'

Apr 6, 2015 / 6:00 pm

Why walk when you can hitch a ride on the back of a friend? That seems to be the way Little Miss sees it, anyway. Little Miss is a goat at the Mile High Resort...

Fire destroys cafe

Apr 5, 2015 / 6:49 pm

A landmark cafe was destroyed by fire late Saturday. The McLure Cafe was a well-known landmark in the community, about 48 kilometres north of Kamloops....

Eng program adds 2nd year

Apr 3, 2015 / 8:58 pm

Thompson Rivers University’s engineering transfer program will now offer second-year courses in an agreement signed with the University of Victoria....

Shots fired inside house

Apr 3, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Kamloops RCMP are investigating after shots were fired in a residence early Friday morning. Just before 5 a.m. Friday, RCMP responded to a residence in the...

Leaders beamed to city

Apr 2, 2015 / 7:06 pm

Community and business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders at Leadercast Kamloops on May 8. The Leadercast event at the...

Help sought IDing body

Apr 2, 2015 / 3:58 pm

The B.C. Coroners Service and Kamloops RCMP are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who was found deceased on Feb. 21. The man was found by...

Pagan ritual killed woman

Apr 2, 2015 / 2:24 pm

What was originally reported as a suicide attempt by fire has now been determined a horrible accident by the B.C. Coroners Service. Emergency responders...

Quit writing me: accused

Apr 2, 2015 / 2:10 pm

A 36-year-old man charged with shooting a Mountie in British Columbia's Interior last December has told a judge that he wants others connected to the case...

Fatal boat crash driver blamed

Apr 1, 2015 / 7:09 pm

The driver of a speedboat that slammed into a houseboat on a British Columbia lake in 2010 was drinking beer and smoking pot before the crash, a witness has...

Murder home torn down

Apr 1, 2015 / 12:52 pm

The mayor of Merritt, says his community is relieved that a house where three children were killed by their father has finally been demolished. Neil Menard says...

Grampa grow-op gets 6 mos

Apr 1, 2015 / 9:50 am

A British Columbia grandfather who started a marijuana grow-op to augment his small pension has been sentenced to six months in jail. Donald Clarkson, who is...

Distracted drivers nabbed

Apr 1, 2015 / 9:12 am

Kamloops drivers aren't getting the message. The local RCMP detachment handed out 41 distracted driving violation tickets in the city during the month of...

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