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Kamloops News

Local lawyer fined $9,000

Sep 19, 2020 / 12:00 pm

The Law Society of British Columbia has issued a $9,000 fine to a Kamloops lawyer after he failed to pay his government remittances in full and on time in 2017...

Fire crews at Coast Hotel

Sep 19, 2020 / 11:20 am

Kamloops Firefighters responded to reports of smoke coming from the laundry room at the at the Coast Kamloops Hotel Saturday morning. Hotel visitors are...

Meet the new florist in town

Sep 19, 2020 / 4:00 am

Meet Rose and Wild, the new florist in Kamloops' North Shore neighbourhood. "We aim to be something different," says Fee Khalide, owner at Rose...

10-yr animal ban upheld

Sep 19, 2020 / 4:00 am

A B.C. woman has lost her appeal to have her 10-year ban on animal ownership lifted. On July 24, 2019, Cheryl McKinlay was convicted of willfully causing...

Fire department of the year

Sep 18, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) has unveiled its 2019 Fire Department of the Year. The title and trophy go to the crew at the Anglemont Fire...

Milestone reached at RIH

Sep 18, 2020 / 12:21 pm

The new patient care tower under construction at Royal Inland Hospital has reached a significant milestone, according to Interior Health. Crews have completed...

Land transfer complete

Sep 18, 2020 / 11:42 am

A collective of five First Nations in the Nicola Valley will be receiving 11 hectares of Crown land. The province announced the land transfer this morning in a...

Man charged for 2019 theft

Sep 18, 2020 / 9:55 am

A Kamloops man has been charged for the theft of a Barriere resident's debit card in 2019. The card had been used to withdraw money from ATMs in the...

Over $2M for school site

Sep 18, 2020 / 9:42 am

Francophone students will now have a permanent facility in Kamloops for École Collines-d'Or. The province has given over $2 million to the Conseil...

Run for the Cure goes virtual

Sep 18, 2020 / 8:30 am

On Sunday, Oct. 4, the people of Kamloops are invited to join the reimagined CIBC Run for the Cure. Since big gatherings are a no-go during the pandemic, the...

Food and supplies for kids

Sep 18, 2020 / 4:00 am

The Starfish backpack program is up and running for the school year thanks to the Kamloops Food Bank. It’s a little bit different this year because...

Day of Peace event coming

Sep 18, 2020 / 4:00 am

With the international Day of Peace coming up, organizers with Interfaith Kamloops wanted to do something, but the pandemic shelved a repeat of last year's...

Free VIFF film in Kamloops

Sep 17, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The Kamloops Film Society and Vancouver International Film Festival are partnering to bring a B.C.-made film to the Paramount Theatre. Monkey Beach, which takes...

Kamloops woman wanted

Sep 17, 2020 / 6:00 pm

The RCMP is looking for a 44-year-old Kamloops woman. Robin Victoria Leigh Alcorn the province-wide warrant was issued for one count of theft under $5,000. On...

Stop sign, street signs stolen

Sep 17, 2020 / 4:12 pm

Mounties are looking into the theft of five traffic signs in Barriere. SInce August an unknown suspect or suspects removed street signs for Armour Road and Hall...

94% of students returned

Sep 17, 2020 / 3:27 pm

The Kamloops-Thompson School District is estimating around 94 per cent of students have returned to the district's classrooms. The district expected around...

Season passes sell out

Sep 17, 2020 / 1:39 pm

If you were planning on getting a Sun Peaks alpine season pass but haven't yet, it's too late. They've sold out. Both individual and family options....

Homeless youth expected

Sep 17, 2020 / 1:13 pm

The BC Coalition to End Youth Homelessness (BCCEYH) is asking the public to become a change maker and contribute housing to youth aging out of foster care on...

Back-to-school thoughts

Sep 17, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Castanet took it to the playground to ask kids how it feels to be back to school during a pandemic (with mom and dad's permission, of course). It has been...

Last of the Snowbirds to fly

Sep 17, 2020 / 10:06 am

All the CF Snowbirds CT-114 Tutors will once again be in Moose Jaw again soon. The last six of aerial demonstration team's planes will be flown to their...