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Kamloops News

Youth camp out nearing

Dec 4, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Locals interested in raising money for at-risk youth can still register for the fourth annual Camp Out to End Youth Homelessness. The event, set for Friday,...

Water main breaks again

Dec 4, 2020 / 5:41 pm

The Highland Drive water main in Kamloops needs another repair after breaking for a second time today. The initial break occurred yesterday morning, and crews...

Protest for farmers in India

Dec 4, 2020 / 3:17 pm

A group of protesters gathered on Friday (Dec. 4) at Columbia Street and Summit Drive to protest the privatization of farming in India. The Indian government is...

Arson suspect arrested

Dec 4, 2020 / 1:21 pm

RCMP have arrested a Kamloops man for the Thompson Hotel arson that occurred Thursday morning. The 39-year-old suspect will face charges and will appear in...

In ditch after sliding on ice

Dec 4, 2020 / 12:30 pm

UPDATE: 12:30 p.m. Platoon Captain Troy Grant at Kamloops Fire Rescue tells Castanet, "A gold pickup truck was going up the hill and the driver lost...

COVID testing site opens

Dec 4, 2020 / 12:15 pm

Getting tested for coronavirus is now doable in Sun Peaks. A COVID-19 testing site has been set up in Sun Peaks Centre, located at 3200 Village Way. A notice on...

Another NorthPaw added

Dec 4, 2020 / 10:23 am

The Kamloops NorthPaws have announced another signee. Colby Ring, a Canadian left-hander, has been added to the pitching staff, according to a news release from...

Water main break fixed

Dec 4, 2020 / 9:03 am

Crews have wrapped up repairs to the broken water main on Highland Drive in Valleyview. The water main break happened Thursday morning (Dec. 3), around 5:45...

$50k for park's hoofed-folk

Dec 4, 2020 / 4:00 am

Quarantine issues aren't unique to Kamloops' human residents. The BC Wildlife Park has been collecting donations for a hoofstock quarantine, a need...

More than meets the eye

Dec 4, 2020 / 4:00 am

A North Shore Kamloops man is sharing his story of battling cancer — and it's a friendly reminder to respect social distancing protocols. In the...

Slow Nov. can't stop record

Dec 3, 2020 / 7:00 pm

It may have been one of the slower Novembers in recent years for the city's building permit department, but that won't stop 2020 from setting a big...

Bad haircut does good

Dec 3, 2020 / 4:00 pm

A Kamloops dad raised over $4,000 for the Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre (KSACC) and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), all by letting...

November had warmth

Dec 3, 2020 / 3:00 pm

If you thought it was a mild November, the statistics back you up. While no records were broken the month saw warm and mild weather throughout the 30 days, says...

Arson confirmed at hotel

Dec 3, 2020 / 2:04 pm

The Thompson Hotel in Kamloops is confirming arson as the cause of a fire early Thursday morning (Dec.3). “At this point we are investigating, the...

Time to toss the turkey

Dec 3, 2020 / 1:59 pm

The Mustard Seed along with partners like Save-On-Foods, have officially launched the inaugural Turkey Toss. The 'Toss' runs from Dec. 3 to 6 to help...

Release from jail after doubt

Dec 3, 2020 / 12:55 pm

A judge has ordered a man convicted of murder in the 90s to be released following concerns there was a miscarriage of justice. CTV News Vancouver is reporting...

Collision blocking traffic

Dec 3, 2020 / 12:16 pm

Emergency crews are responding to a minor vehicle collision in Kamloops at Cariboo Place and Hillside Drive. The collision is blocking northbound traffic....

Support website for nurses

Dec 3, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Nursing the Future officially launched this week as a support website for nurses the way founder, and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) professor, Dr. Judy...

Stabbed in downtown

Dec 3, 2020 / 11:59 am

Kamloops RCMP are hoping the public can help after a man was stabbed multiple times yesterday evening (Dec. 2). Around 5:15 p.m. Mounties responded to reports...

Ajax office opens

Dec 3, 2020 / 10:59 am

An office has opened to support the work being done to restart the Ajax Mine site. KGHM and Abacus Mining, the two companies who own the project, hired an...