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Residential fire in Westsyde

Feb 28, 2021 / 5:56 pm

UPDATE: 5:53 p.m. Neighbours in the area of a fire Sunday that destroyed a garage in Westsyde heard a loud explosion before flames tore through the structure. A...

Hiker rescued from park

Feb 28, 2021 / 1:05 pm

A hiker was rescued from Peterson Creek Park Sunday morning, after a fall off the trail left the woman hanging on to brush above a several-hundred metre...

Landfill fire extinguished

Feb 28, 2021 / 9:55 am

The fire at the Mission Flats Landfill has been put out, according to Kamloops Fire Rescue. Ken Hartt, acting platoon captain for KFR, told Castanet Kamloops...

Adaptive Sports needs funds

Feb 28, 2021 / 4:00 am

Sun Peaks Resort will continue its fundraising efforts for the Adaptive Sports program. Setting a goal of raising $10,000, the program is designed to help those...

ElderDog in Kamloops

Feb 27, 2021 / 7:00 pm

A special kind of dog service has come to the city of Kamloops. ElderDog Canada Inc., a national non-profit organization helps seniors in the community care for...

Landfill fire losing vigour

Feb 27, 2021 / 5:10 pm

UPDATE 5:00 p.m. Kamloops Fire Rescue continues to drive three trucks back and forth to keep the fire at Mission Flats landfill at bay. Landfill workers on...

SD73 looks at dress code

Feb 27, 2021 / 11:37 am

On Friday, School District 73 sent out a notice to parents in the district regarding the dress code for students. Earlier this week, NorKam Secondary...

Local businesses team up

Feb 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

Kamloops business owners are continuing to feel the influences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The hospitality industry has been hit especially hard. So Pav Moore,...

Gill remains a TRU advisor

Feb 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

The former Thompson-Nicola Regional District executive who resigned this week from TRU’s board of governors in the wake of a $500,000 spending scandal...

Honour for highway project

Feb 26, 2021 / 5:24 pm

A Kamloops-area highway engagement project has received national recognition from the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC). The project involves...

9 years for 'incest-like' rape?

Feb 26, 2021 / 1:55 pm

A Kamloops-area man who repeatedly raped an exceptionally vulnerable young girl he was supposed to be raising, a case described in court as...

Kamloops' most wanted

Feb 26, 2021 / 12:30 pm

The following individuals were wanted by Kamloops RCMP as of the time of publication: Name: Kristin Munro Age: 29 Height: Five-foot-seven Weight: 170 pounds...

A long, varied history

Feb 26, 2021 / 4:00 am

From courthouse to hostel to arts-and-culture hub, one of Kamloops’ heritage buildings has had a long and varied history — and it's about to get...

$10K in blood damage

Feb 26, 2021 / 4:00 am

A former nurse who caused $10,000 in bloody damage to a neighbour’s townhouse after cutting himself while breaking in during a drug-induced psychotic...

Utah talent joins NorthPaws

Feb 25, 2021 / 7:30 pm

The Kamloops NorthPaws expanded their inaugural West Coast League roster with a Pac-12 middle infielder. Zane Skansi, a freshman from the University of Utah,...

COVID case at Sun Peaks

Feb 25, 2021 / 6:30 pm

Sun Peaks Heath Centre has announced a positive COVID-19 case in the mountain resort. An employee of the Sun Peaks Pharmacy was identified Thursday as the...

Homeless vaccinated

Feb 25, 2021 / 4:49 pm

An increase in COVID-19 cases within the Kamloops homeless population prompted Interior Health to vaccinate those individuals earlier than scheduled. IH chief...

Police seek missing woman

Feb 25, 2021 / 4:12 pm

A woman is missing and the Kamloops RCMP are asking the public for help in locating her. Jennifer Crocker was reported missing on Tuesday, but police said she...

4-suspect child porn probe

Feb 25, 2021 / 3:57 pm

Kamloops Mounties have been given more time to hold on to cellphones seized as part of a multi-suspect child pornography investigation. Police were in Kamloops...

Police dog nabs teen burglar

Feb 25, 2021 / 3:09 pm

A Kamloops teenager has been arrested following an alleged attempted residential break-and-enter. Police were called to a home in the 1100-block of Bentley...