Kamloops News

COVID-19 case at Sa-Hali

May 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

Parents of students at Sa-Hali secondary are being warned of potential COVID-19 exposure at the high school over four days last week. According to the letter,...

Peaceful end to situation

May 15, 2021 / 9:25 am

A potentially deadly situation between a distraught man and the RCMP was resolved with no injuries. On May 14 at 6:52 a.m., 100 Mile House RCMP along with North...

'It's clearly not a police car'

May 15, 2021 / 8:54 am

UPDATED: 8:54 a.m. A Kamloops mechanic whose vehicle was removed from the road this week and described by Mounties as a “police lookalike” is...

Officer thinking Columbine

May 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

One of two police officers being sued for excessive force for her part in the 2010 arrest of a youth worker outside a Kamloops school had the Columbine shooting...

Deceased were kind, gentle

May 14, 2021 / 7:50 pm

The family of slain Kamloops brothers Carlo and Erick Fryer are speaking out. The family issued a statement Friday, days after their bodies were discovered...

Teen killed on ATV

May 14, 2021 / 7:00 pm

A 14-year-old boy has died from injuries suffered in a serious ATV crash near 100 Mile House Friday afternoon. RCMP say they were called out along with 100 Mile...

Internet speeds increased

May 14, 2021 / 6:00 pm

A small community near Kamloops will be more connected thanks to a provincial program aimed at improving internet access for all British Columbians. ABC...

Fake cop car impounded

May 14, 2021 / 3:37 pm

A vehicle described as a “police lookalike,” complete with emergency lights and antennas, has been taken off Kamloops streets, Mounties say....

No water until midnight

May 14, 2021 / 3:23 pm

UPDATE: 3:23 p.m. The City of Kamloops says it has workers on scene and service is expected to be restored by midnight. ORIGINAL STORY: 1:28 p.m. A number of...

$750K for flood mitigation

May 14, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The City of Kamloops has received $750,000 in grant funding for flood mitigation work at Riverside Park — money the city says will be used to protect the...

Kamloops' most wanted

May 14, 2021 / 12:00 pm

The following individuals were wanted by Kamloops RCMP as of the time of publication. Brittany Brown Layton MacLaren Sean Nicholson

Man found dead in lake

May 14, 2021 / 11:47 am

A young Vernon man who had been reported missing in Kamloops earlier this week has been found dead. The body of David Melanson, 21, was found in Kamloops Lake...

Bus service to Edmonton

May 14, 2021 / 11:30 am

After years with no inter-city bus service, residents in some North Thompson towns will soon be able to access a network of bus routes thanks to a...

Rentals, food at Riverside?

May 14, 2021 / 10:09 am

Kamloops city councillors will be asked to support a pilot project that could see commercial water sport rentals and expanded food services in Riverside Park...

Man's pain to last for life?

May 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops man who hasn’t worked since he was violently arrested by police in 2010 outside a Brocklehurst school will likely be in pain for the rest of...

Nuance needed, mayor says

May 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

Lobbying levels of government to ensure supports and services are implemented is necessary to reduce crime and social issues, according to Mayor Ken Christian....

$21K raised for non-profits

May 13, 2021 / 6:00 pm

Kamloops trades businesses, led by a local man who has now organized his second fundraiser in seven months, have contributed more than $20,000, money that will...

RCMP staffer kicked off jury

May 13, 2021 / 2:49 pm

A City of Kamloops employee who works at the city’s RCMP detachment was removed from a B.C. Supreme Court criminal jury after telling co-workers about the...

Hot weekend in Kamloops

May 13, 2021 / 2:35 pm

If the weatherman is right, this weekend will feel like summer in Kamloops with temperatures approaching the 30-degree mark. Environment Canada is calling for...

YKA receives $1.4M

May 13, 2021 / 11:47 am

Kamloops Airport has received more than $1.4 million in funding that will help improve infrastructure at Fulton Field. According to a YKA press release, the...