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Burglar steals cash, tip jar

May 20, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Cash was stolen from tills and a tip jar in a burglary last weekend at a Sahali business, police say. Police were called to an unnamed business in the 1200-block of Summit Drive early Saturday morning for a report of

Crosswalk painted for 215

May 20, 2022 / 4:10 pm

Photo: Tim Petruk The crosswalk across Fifth Avenue in front of the TNRD building on Victoria Street has been painted orange with seven large white feathers. Government officials from the city, the regional district and the Tk’emlups

RIH ready for weekend: IH

May 20, 2022 / 12:42 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Steps have been taken at Royal Inland Hospital to shore up staffing for the Victoria Day long weekend, but staff are also preparing to transfer some patients to other facilities if necessary. RIH executive director

Toddler 'used as shield'

May 20, 2022 / 12:17 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Police say a suspect was arrested Thursday after a gas station was held up by a man holding the hand of his three-year-old child — an alleged robbery described by Mounties as “deeply disturbing.” According

New 'tunnel vision' caution

May 20, 2022 / 12:01 pm

Photo: B.C. Provincial Court Crown prosecutors in B.C. are being warned specifically about miscarriages of justice in a new policy document, which cautions against “tunnel vision.” The B.C. Prosecution Service (BCPS) unveiled

Suspect sought in stabbing

May 20, 2022 / 10:14 am

Photo: Castanet Staff A man was taken to hospital after a stabbing last weekend near Northhills Centre, Mounties say. Police said they were called just before 9:30 a.m. on Saturday to a business in the 700-block of Sydney Avenue after a

Uride to launch next month

May 20, 2022 / 8:58 am

Photo: Contributed A new ride-share service is slated to launch in the Tournament Capital next month. Uride is scheduled to begin service in Kamloops on June 3. “The people of Kamloops deserve reliable transportation,” Cody

Could face indefinite prison

May 20, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: RCMP Jayden Eustache A B.C. Supreme Court Judge has ordered an assessment for a “Five Guys” killer to determine whether he should be designated a dangerous offender — a label that could come with an indefinite prison

Police vehicles damaged

May 19, 2022 / 11:48 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Two Kamloops RCMP vehicles were damaged Thursday during a pursuit that resulted in the arrest of two people and the recovery of two stolen vehicles, according to Mounties. According to police, officers responding to

No serious injuries in crash

May 19, 2022 / 10:35 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Emergency crews at the scene of a two-vehicle crash Wednesday in the intersection of McGill Road and Columbia Street. No serious injuries were reported in a collision Wednesday that slowed traffic through a busy Sahali


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