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Rivers Trail joy ride on stolen dirt bike ends in arrest

Rivers Trail joy ride on stolen dirt bike ends in arrest

Oct 5, 2022 / 6:00 pm

A dirt bike stolen from a Sahali property in June was recovered last weekend after Mounties received a report of someone out for a joy ride on Rivers Trail....

Kamloops teacher recognized with award from Canadian government

Kamloops teacher recognized with award from Canadian government

Oct 5, 2022 / 4:06 pm

A Kamloops educator has earned a national award for teaching excellence. Brandon Bell, a teacher at Marion Schilling elementary, was announced as one of 25...

Pelley promoted from within, named new officer in charge of Kamloops RCMP

Pelley promoted from within, named new officer in charge of Kamloops RCMP

Oct 5, 2022 / 2:53 pm

A new officer in charge has been named for the Kamloops RCMP detachment — and they didn't have to look far to find him. In a news release, the City of...

Applications for 2023 Social and Community Development grants now open

Applications for 2023 Social and Community Development grants now open

Oct 5, 2022 / 11:11 am

Non-profit organizations and societies in the Tournament Capital are invited to submit applications to the City of Kamloops to receive funding through 2023...

Mounties investigate late-night fire in abandoned building on former car lot

Mounties investigate late-night fire in abandoned building on former car lot

Oct 5, 2022 / 9:38 am

Police are investigating a suspicious late-night fire in an abandoned building on a former North Shore car lot. Emergency crews were called to an address in the...

Mayoral hopefuls debate crime, homelessness at well-attended Tuesday night forum

Mayoral hopefuls debate crime, homelessness at well-attended Tuesday night forum

Oct 5, 2022 / 4:00 am

Kamloops mayoral candidates sparred over questions related to tackling crime, substance use and restoring a sense of community safety in a debate Tuesday night...

WCT kicks off season with ghostly thriller inspired by true events

WCT kicks off season with ghostly thriller inspired by true events

Oct 5, 2022 / 4:00 am

Western Canada theatre is kicking off its new season with an original script and a whole bunch of special effects. Sleight of Mind is a new ghostly thriller...

Crown closes case in trial of pipeline protesters accused of violating Trans Mountain injunction

Crown closes case in trial of pipeline protesters accused of violating Trans Mountain injunction

Oct 5, 2022 / 4:00 am

Trans Mountain crews were undertaking “very critical” work the day a group of anti-pipeline protesters disrupted construction along Mission Flats...

School District 73 trustee candidate profile: Jimmy Johal

School District 73 trustee candidate profile: Jimmy Johal

Oct 5, 2022 / 4:00 am

Castanet Kamloops is going to help you get to know the candidates running for Kamloops school trustee seats over the next few weeks. Every morning starting Oct....

City of Kamloops councillor candidate profile: Bonnie Cleland

City of Kamloops councillor candidate profile: Bonnie Cleland

Oct 5, 2022 / 4:00 am

Castanet Kamloops is going to help you get to know the candidates running for city councillor over the next few weeks. Every weekday morning starting on Sept....

Traffic stop leads to seizure of gun, ammunition and drugs, police say

Traffic stop leads to seizure of gun, ammunition and drugs, police say

Oct 4, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Kamloops Mounties say they seized a gun, ammunition and drugs following a late-night traffic stop Friday in Dallas. According to police, an officer was...

Transition Kamloops endorses one mayoral, six councillor candidates as 'sustainability leaders'

Transition Kamloops endorses one mayoral, six councillor candidates as 'sustainability leaders'

Oct 4, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Transition Kamloops has endorsed one mayoral candidate and six councillor candidates as sustainability leaders for the upcoming municipal election. The...

Kamloops Airport sees passenger counts rise, but not yet to pre-pandemic levels

Kamloops Airport sees passenger counts rise, but not yet to pre-pandemic levels

Oct 4, 2022 / 10:00 am

More than 23,000 travellers made their way through the Kamloops Airport in August — double the amount of passengers served by the airport in August of...

Gunman sentenced to five years for 2020 drive-by shooting on North Shore

Gunman sentenced to five years for 2020 drive-by shooting on North Shore

Oct 4, 2022 / 4:00 am

A gunman who opened fire on a rival’s North Kamloops property in a drive-by shooting two years ago has been ordered to spend five years in federal prison....

TNRD CAO maintains former CFO had 'high level of integrity'

TNRD CAO maintains former CFO had 'high level of integrity'

Oct 4, 2022 / 4:00 am

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s CAO says he stands by comments made last year when he noted the district’s former chief financial officer...

City of Kamloops councillor candidate profile: Randy Sunderman

City of Kamloops councillor candidate profile: Randy Sunderman

Oct 4, 2022 / 4:00 am

Castanet Kamloops is going to help you get to know the candidates running for city councillor over the next few weeks. Every weekday morning starting on Sept....

New industrial park proposed for former Iron Mask mine site

New industrial park proposed for former Iron Mask mine site

Oct 4, 2022 / 4:00 am

The owners of a former mine site in southwest Kamloops are looking to turn the 190-acre parcel of land into a light industrial subdivision. Comet Industries has...

School District 73 trustee candidate profile: Cole Hickson

School District 73 trustee candidate profile: Cole Hickson

Oct 4, 2022 / 4:00 am

Castanet Kamloops is going to help you get to know the candidates running for Kamloops school trustee seats over the next few weeks. Every morning starting...

Missing Vernon woman found safe

Missing Vernon woman found safe

Oct 3, 2022 / 7:22 pm

UPDATE 7:20 p.m. Police say Tristen Phillip has been found safe and sound. ORIGINAL 12:45 p.m. Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a...

TNRD collecting household hazardous waste products on two Saturdays in October

TNRD collecting household hazardous waste products on two Saturdays in October

Oct 3, 2022 / 6:00 pm

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District will once again host its annual event to help residents dispose of old cleaners, chemicals and other hazardous waste...