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Kamloops Mounties continue investigating shooting death of woman, say it's not linked to recent drug war

Kamloops Mounties continue investigating shooting death of woman, say it's not linked to recent drug war

May 22, 2024 / 2:42 pm

The murder of a Kamloops woman who was shot a year ago inside a Brocklehurst home is not believed to have a connection to the recent gang war playing out in the...

TNRD CAO says regional district is prepared for fire season as wildfires rage in B.C., Alberta

TNRD CAO says regional district is prepared for fire season as wildfires rage in B.C., Alberta

May 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District is ready for wildfire season, according to its chief administrative officer, who’s been reflecting on wildfires in...

Free legal clinic aims to increase awareness of services in Kamloops

Free legal clinic aims to increase awareness of services in Kamloops

May 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

A new legal clinic has opened its doors in Kamloops and Kelowna. The Okanagan Thompson Legal Clinic, located on the third floor of then Kelson Building in...

TRU community radio station to hold record fair at Sahali Mall later this month

TRU community radio station to hold record fair at Sahali Mall later this month

May 19, 2024 / 6:00 pm

The annual CFBX Record Fair is returning for its 26th edition later this month. The campus radio station located at Thompson Rivers University will hold the...

TNRD board approves new fire and library contracts, doles out grants

TNRD board approves new fire and library contracts, doles out grants

May 19, 2024 / 10:00 am

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District has approved a fire service agreement in Merritt, library deliveries and six grants at the latest board of directors...

BC Lions FanFest delivers food, fun, smiles and signatures in downtown Kamloops

BC Lions FanFest delivers food, fun, smiles and signatures in downtown Kamloops

May 19, 2024 / 4:00 am

Charlie Marren was taking his daughter to the library when they ended up at a football party. The Kamloops residents were among the dozens of fans who...

TNRD approves $1M contract for new firehall in Monte Creek

TNRD approves $1M contract for new firehall in Monte Creek

May 19, 2024 / 4:00 am

Work on a new firehall in Monte Creek is expected to break ground this fall at the site of a house fire that claimed the life of a man in 2021. Tthe...

First-ever block party to highlight BC Lions' FanFest in Kamloops

First-ever block party to highlight BC Lions' FanFest in Kamloops

May 18, 2024 / 11:16 am

The 300-block of Victoria Street is closed to traffic Saturday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. for the annual BC Lions FanFest Block Party. The first-ever event runs...

TNRD tweaks zoning bylaw for more housing density on some properties

TNRD tweaks zoning bylaw for more housing density on some properties

May 18, 2024 / 10:00 am

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District is changing its bylaw on housing density to comply with a new provincial mandate. The province’s Bill 44, approved...

Homeless Kamloops man found naked on downtown street died from hypothermia, coroner says

Homeless Kamloops man found naked on downtown street died from hypothermia, coroner says

May 18, 2024 / 4:00 am

The BC Coroners Service has ruled the death of a homeless man found cold to the touch on a downtown sidewalk in November of 2021 was the result of hypothermia....

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