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Motion to support agencies

Nov 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff A Kamloops councillor is putting forward a motion which, if approved, would see $8,000 from a council contingency fund be given as grants to agencies providing services for people in need this winter. Nancy Bepple told

Choir spreading Xmas cheer

Nov 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

The Kamloops Thompson Honour Choir is working hard this year to spread seasonal cheer. The choir is made up of about 45 students in grades three through seven from across the Kamloops-Thompson School District. Jennica Alpaugh, choir director,

Neskonlith runner awarded

Nov 27, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Pexels An Indigenous endurance runner from the Lower Nicola has received a provincial award for excellence in sport. Darius Sam, of the Neskonlith Band, was one of 10 people province-wide to receive the 2021 Premier’s Awards

Trailer park seeks to expand

Nov 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: City of Kamloops Kamloops council authorized a public hearing to consider rezoning a property being sold from CN Rail to a North Kamloops mobile home park that wishes to expand. Kamloops council has authorized a public hearing for

Heritage Quartet to perform

Nov 26, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Pexels The Chamber Musicians of Kamloops’ Heritage Quartet will be performing Collage, a concert showcasing a number of classical pieces as well as some seasonal favourites. According to the CMK, the quartet includes Catharine

Hockey hero launches book

Nov 26, 2022 / 4:00 am

A former Kamloops Blazers captain has teamed up with a local author to publish a children’s book about the health challenges he overcame while skating forward in his hockey career. Ajay Baines battled through a diabetes diagnosis in his teens,

City staff awarded for safety

Nov 26, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Two City of Kamloops staff teams have been recognized for their innovative contributions to workplace safety. During a city council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15, Jen Fretz, the city’s civic operations director,

WolfPack invited to council

Nov 25, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: TRU The TRU WolfPack men's soccer team defeated the UBC Thunderbirds in a penalty kick shootout Sunday at Hillside Stadium to earn the school's first U Sports national championship. Kamloops city council will be inviting the

$1,200 raised for food bank

Nov 24, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Facebook / K'wese'ltken Farmer and Artisan Market Over 1,800 attendees helped the K'wese'ltken Kristmas Market organizers raise $1,200 and nearly 900 pounds of food for the Kamloops Food Bank. The second annual K’wese’ltken

Downtown shops open late

Nov 23, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Victoria Street in downtown Kamloops. The owners of downtown Kamloops shops Far and Wide and the Botanical Scene have planned a series of late shopping nights in hopes of bolstering support for local businesses. In



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