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Kamloops News

Virus exposure at Anavets

Apr 4, 2020 / 4:02 pm

Interior Health (IH) is warning the Kamloops community of possible COVID-19 exposure after an individual carrying the virus visited the Anavets 290 Army and...

Christmas in April

Apr 4, 2020 / 1:51 pm

When Leanne Peniuk woke up to snow on Friday morning, it put her in a bad mood. The Kamloops resident took a short video of the winter wonderland outside (with...

DJing during a pandemic

Apr 4, 2020 / 11:35 am

A Kamloops DJ company is redefining how local disc jockeys and bands get their music out to the public in the middle of a pandemic. Jesse Faubert, owner of...

Stories from the spectrum

Apr 4, 2020 / 4:00 am

A new Telus mini-documentary showcases how two individuals living with autism overcame their obstacles and proved everyone wrong. Brody Butts is a Thompson...

Become a data scientist

Apr 3, 2020 / 7:00 pm

A new program is launching at Thompson Rivers University this fall: a master's in data science. According to a news release, it'll be a two-year program...

Crash cleared on Hwy 97C

Apr 3, 2020 / 1:12 pm

UPDATE 1:15 p.m. DriveBC reports the crash has now been cleared and the highway is open in both directions. ORIGINAL 9:15 a.m. A crash on Highway 97C has...

Gas line ruptured at mall

Apr 3, 2020 / 11:17 am

Sahali Mall had to be evacuated this morning after a third-party contractor hit a gas line in the old Safeway building. The incident happened around 9:30 a.m.,...

City gets a dump of snow

Apr 3, 2020 / 10:23 am

It's April 3 and it's snowing in Kamloops. Environment Canada meteorologist Doug Lundquist says that's because the arctic air that has been moving...

Multi-vehicle crash on Coq

Apr 3, 2020 / 5:40 am

UPDATE: 5:40 a.m. DriveBC reports a multi-vehicle crash near the Coquihalla summit has now been cleared. ORIGINAL: 5:20 a.m. The Coquihalla Highway is closed...

Warm weather on the way

Apr 3, 2020 / 4:00 am

With arctic air still flowing through Kamloops, it might be nice to know next week will be significantly warmer. Environment Canada is expecting temperatures to...

Kamloops beer on podcast

Apr 3, 2020 / 4:00 am

The beers of Kamloops have drawn the attention of the Pacific Beer Chat podcast team. The group, which has several thousand followers on social media, discusses...

Calling 911: what to expect

Apr 2, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The Kamloops RCMP detachment has issued a public service announcement about how it's operating during the pandemic. Police continue to respond in person...

3 stabbings in one night

Apr 2, 2020 / 2:02 pm

Kamloops RCMP were busy last night, April 1. Officers responded to three stabbings. All three stabbings appear to be separate incidents, according to Staff Sgt....

Local list of restaurants

Apr 2, 2020 / 1:50 pm

Not sure what restaurants in Kamloops are offering takeout or delivery? Not to worry. Software company Two Story Robot has created a list of local dining...

Suspects in hotel theft

Apr 2, 2020 / 1:00 pm

Three suspects are being sought after luggage was stolen from a Kamloops hotel. Three suitcases were stolen from a common room at the hotel on the night of...

Near-record cold

Apr 2, 2020 / 12:05 pm

If these April mornings have seemed chilly, that's because they are. This morning Kamloops neared the record for the coldest April 2. "We got to -7.8...

Tips sought for car theft

Apr 2, 2020 / 11:35 am

Kamloops and District Crime Stoppers is hoping the public recognizes a suspect involved in a vehicle theft. The car was stolen from Kamloops on March 25,...

Postpone grad ceremonies

Apr 2, 2020 / 10:28 am

More than 2,600 people have signed an online petition asking Thompson Rivers University (TRU) to not cancel convocation and commencement ceremonies, but to...

Don't throw out your receipt

Apr 2, 2020 / 9:00 am

Two Story Robot — a small web app development company based in Kamloops — is delivering it forward. They're asking locals to send in a picture...

Tools for parents at home

Apr 2, 2020 / 4:00 am

In an effort to help parents staying at home with their children, School District 73 is regularly uploading tools and ideas to its website. A specific parent...