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Fire near Kamloops Lake

Jun 5, 2023 / 10:21 am

Photo: BCWS A new blaze was discovered Monday morning near Kamloops Lake. The wildfire is being called the Russeau Creek fire. It is classified as out of control, according to the BC Wildfire Service website. It is suspected that the

New owner at funeral home

Jun 3, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Mya Toews New owner of Drake Cremation and Funeral Services hopes to carry on the company's legacy while incorporating new additions. Nolan Adam has been in the funeral business for over 25 years and hopes to provide a smooth

Tournament Inn no more?

Jun 3, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Mya Toews The new development sign displayed outside the Tournament Inn. A well-known Valleyview motel appears to be earmarked for redevelopment. A new sign outside the Tournament Inn, 1893 East Trans-Canada Hwy., indicates the

KAG boss on national board

Jun 3, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: CAMDO Margaret Chrumka, Executive Director at the Kamloops Art Galler, has been nominated to be a part of a national board of directors. The head of the Kamloops Art Gallery has been nominated to join the Canadian Art Museum Directors

URide surpasses 50K rides

Jun 2, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: URide An official URide car making its debut in Penticton after the company's success in Kamloops. URide is celebrating its first year in Kamloops. Over that year, the company said, 50,000 rides have been given in the Tournament

Aberdeen forest fundraiser

Jun 2, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: KHIC The KHIC team prepared to plant their first tree in the Kamloops Community Forest on Saturday. The Kamloops Hybrid Interact Club and the Aberdeen Neighbourhood Association are hosting a fundraiser Saturday aimed at helping the

Pool opening for summer

Jun 2, 2023 / 12:24 pm

Photo: City of Kamloops The Brocklehurst Outdoor Pool will officially open for the summer on Monday. Swimming between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. requires registration, but all other times are drop-in. Registration opens on Saturday at 10 a.m. More

Heritage tours not drawing

Jun 2, 2023 / 10:22 am

Photo: Mya Toews Three Kamloops locals being taught about the old courthouse's past by Kamloops Museum educator Meghan Stewart. Guided walking tours through downtown Kamloops aimed at showcasing the history of the city during the Memorial

Baby suffers 'margarita burn'

Jun 2, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Reanna Bendzak The progression of phytophotodermatitis (a.k.a margarita burn) on Reanna Bendzak's daughter. A Kamloops mom is issuing a warning to other parents after her baby experienced phytophotodermatitis — also known

McHappy Day raises $69K

Jun 1, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Brandy Godza-Sekhon The McDonald's team on McHappy day, which raised over $69,000 for RIH. Kamloops-area McDonald's restaurants were among the top fundraisers in Canada last month on McHappy Day. According to Brandy Godza-Sekhon,



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