178577
181629
Kristen Holliday
[email protected]
250-860-5050
Latest Articles from Kristen Holliday

GoByBike week ahead

Sep 24, 2021 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Pixabay The City of Kamloops is encouraging residents to get cycling for this fall’s two back-to-back GoByBike weeks. According to the city, the event promotes riding as a way to get active, lower stress and improve mental health. Dewi

Horsting's looks to add rides

Sep 24, 2021 / 9:35 am

Photo: Thompson-Nicola Regional District Horsting's Farm Market. Cache Creek farm market Horsting’s is one step closer to becoming home to a small amusement park after the Thompson-Nicola Regional District board of directors voted

TNRD probe report delayed

Sep 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Kristen Holliday A third-party audit of the Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s financial records will be delayed until later this fall, according to the district’s CAO. During the TNRD board of directors meeting on Thursday,

'Petrified' by bloody intruder

Sep 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops woman is shaken up after a bloodied man let himself into her downtown house last week and told her she might be killed — and she's concerned police aren't going to do anything about it. Janice Pilkington said she was home

City denies TRU housing ask

Sep 23, 2021 / 10:42 am

Photo: Kristen Holliday The City of Kamloops has denied a request from Thompson Rivers University to set up temporary student housing portables as the units do not meet B.C.'s building code requirements — particularly falling short

RIH parade 'boosts morale'

Sep 23, 2021 / 4:00 am

A parade of first-responder vehicles drove past Royal Inland Hospital on Wednesday evening with lights flashing and sirens blaring in a tribute to the healthcare workers inside. The event started behind the Kamloops Law Courts at 7:30 p.m. Vehicles

Stranger replaces stolen bike

Sep 23, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Trevor Oleksy Trevor Oleksy said his son, Ayden, is "overjoyed" after an anonymous person gifted him a bicycle to replace one that had been stolen a few days earlier. A Kamloops teen is "overjoyed" after an anonymous

Nurse's art depicts sorrow

Sep 22, 2021 / 3:49 pm

Photo: Contributed A nurse at Royal Inland Hospital said she created this piece of artwork to depict the struggle and sorrow healthcare workers are feeling. Seeing co-workers “heartbroken” by conditions at Royal Inland Hospital

Cannabis facility on McGill?

Sep 22, 2021 / 2:29 pm

Photo: Tim Petruk City council voted to have staff distribute a notice of intent to consider issuing a temporary use permit allowing a small cannabis processing facility to operate along McGill Road. The City of Kamloops is considering issuing

Mayor urges COVID caution

Sep 22, 2021 / 10:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff The Tournament Capital's mayor is urging residents to scale down social interactions and avoid complacency as the fourth wave of COVID-19 hits the city. Mayor Ken Christian made the remarks during Tuesday’s
181548


179435


179836


Castanet pays for news tips. Email us a news tip, photo, or video and your name will be in a draw for our weekly news tip prize $25. Email us [email protected]


179364


Member of the RTNDA