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Latest Articles from Brendan Kergin
The biggest challenge for the TNRD wasn't the COVID-19 pandemic

The biggest challenge for the TNRD wasn't the COVID-19 pandemic

Dec 31, 2020 / 12:00 pm

While COVID-19 was the over-arching challenge for essentially every organization in 2020, Thompson-Nicola Regional District Board (TNRD) chair Ken Gillis says a...

Tourism Kamloops had a tough year, but is excited for 2021 and 2022

Tourism Kamloops had a tough year, but is excited for 2021 and 2022

Dec 30, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Of all the major industries out there, tourism may be the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as all travel (with the exception of essential travel) was put...

City wants feedback on future of Kamloops' North Shore

City wants feedback on future of Kamloops' North Shore

Dec 22, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The city is looking for feedback from the community on the North Shore Neighbourhood Plan, which includes some big ideas for the commercial areas. The public...

Curtis Sagmoen facing new charge of assaulting peace officer

Curtis Sagmoen facing new charge of assaulting peace officer

Dec 22, 2020 / 6:07 pm

Curtis Sagmoen is facing a new criminal charge. One count of assaulting a peace officer has been levelled against Sagmoen for an incident that occurred Oct. 29...

Highway 8 blocked, delays on Coquihalla due to vehicle incidents

Highway 8 blocked, delays on Coquihalla due to vehicle incidents

Dec 22, 2020 / 6:05 pm

UPDATE: 8:39 p.m. Both highways are once again open, according to DriveBC. ORIGINAL: 6:05 p.m. A vehicle incident south of Merritt is causing delays on the...

Long-term care worker the first in Kamloops to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Long-term care worker the first in Kamloops to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 22, 2020 / 3:38 pm

One Kamloops woman received one of the most sought-after jabs today. Kelsey Medhurst is the first person in Kamloops to be vaccinated against COVID-19, with the...

Truck involved in Cache Creek jade theft found; jade still missing

Truck involved in Cache Creek jade theft found; jade still missing

Dec 22, 2020 / 3:15 pm

Kamloops Mounties found the truck involved in this weekend's theft of a jade boulder from a Cache Creek shop, but the huge slab of green stone is still...

New food place The Cure to open up in downtown Kamloops early next year

New food place The Cure to open up in downtown Kamloops early next year

Dec 22, 2020 / 4:00 am

For fans of cheese, charcuterie and condiments, a new store opening up soon in downtown Kamloops should pique some interest. The Cure is a new business from...

TNRD approves funds for two rural fire departments

TNRD approves funds for two rural fire departments

Dec 21, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Two rural fire departments north of Kamloops are getting regional district funding. The TNRD board approved $150,000 this week for the Loon Lake Volunteer Fire...

Kamloops RCMP surprised by the number of impaired drivers

Kamloops RCMP surprised by the number of impaired drivers

Dec 21, 2020 / 4:53 pm

The ongoing pandemic and early closure of pubs and night clubs haven't curbed the number of impaired drivers, according to the Kamloops RCMP. Local Mounties...

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