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Buying, selling Bitcoin easy

Feb 12, 2021 / 12:01 am

Cryptocurrency pioneer and president of Netcoins, Mitchell Demeter, was drawn to Bitcoin through his interest in gold. “It was a gold bug to begin with,...

Winner California dreamin'

Jan 28, 2021 / 12:01 am

Brian Saunders is longing for the time he can cruise down a winding ribbon of asphalt along the California coastline. Why? The Burnaby school teacher is the...

Health coaching will help

Dec 1, 2020 / 12:01 am

Good health is easy to take for granted, that is until you no longer have it. Living with a chronic health condition presents challenges one doesn’t think...

Salmon Arm getting ReStore

Nov 12, 2020 / 9:34 am

Good ideas tend to spread. And Habitat for Humanity Kamloops is preparing to open another ReStore in Salmon Arm next spring. Habitat Kamloops was established in...

Retrofits big election issue

Oct 9, 2020 / 12:01 am

While pandemic-related health policies are front and centre in this election campaign, it’s important not to lose sight of other critical issues that will...

Business awards get creative

Oct 6, 2020 / 11:55 pm

Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP opened the nomination period for the 34th annual Business Excellence Awards on March 13. A few days later, the COVID-19...

Five B.C. getaways this fall

Sep 30, 2020 / 12:01 am

With mild temperatures and the soft golden rays of afternoon sun, fall offers plenty of opportunity to explore. From coastal escapes to mountain adventures,...

Habitat never stops helping

Sep 28, 2020 / 12:01 am

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops’ mission is to help build and grow communities for seniors, veterans and families in need of a safe and decent home. Often,...

Ways to explore BC this fall

Sep 16, 2020 / 8:03 am

In fall, vivid colours transform an already spectacular setting. With fewer crowds and a slower pace, it’s a wonderful time to travel within our vast...

Make most of virtual care

Aug 31, 2020 / 1:17 am

B.C. has been praised for its effective response to the pandemic. But many aspects of life have still been impacted, including regular access to care. According...

More Habitat homes coming

Aug 28, 2020 / 12:01 am

The comfort, safety and independence created by affordable housing just got a step closer to reality for more families, seniors and veterans in B.C.’s...

Go to work, or go to school

Aug 25, 2020 / 12:01 am

How did you decide whether to seek or avoid more formal education after Grade 12? A new online survey in B.C. wants to find out, and participants have a chance...

Compete in seller's market

Jul 31, 2020 / 1:41 pm

British Columbia and the rest of Canada may still be battling the challenges of COVID-19, but the real estate market in the Kamloops region firmly remains a...

Car raffle returns

Jul 9, 2020 / 12:30 pm

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops is getting revved up for its second annual classic car raffle that will help to provide attainable housing for families, as well...

New project helps everyone

May 22, 2020 / 12:42 pm

A new Kamloops housing development in Brocklehurst is providing more than just a place to call home. It’s helping to improve Kamloops for everyone. The...

Canada is the country of choice for immigrants. Here's why

Apr 29, 2020 / 1:45 pm

It only takes to read the newspaper headlines to know that we live in an unsettled world. There’s Brexit in Great Britain, labour strikes and immigration...

Perfect timing for donation

Apr 2, 2020 / 2:55 pm

Health-care workers have always been unsung heroes, but the COVID-19 pandemic has put a new spotlight on the people who spend their lives saving others. TRU is...

Don’t get caught by this caper

Mar 18, 2020 / 3:06 pm