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More prenatal care at RIH

Jun 6, 2023 / 10:44 am

Photo: Castanet Royal Inland Hospital has opened a new midwifery clinic, allowing pregnant patients without doctors or midwives in the Kamloops area to receive ongoing care before birth. The Midwifery Antenatal Care Clinic receives referrals

Near miss on Highway 5

Jun 6, 2023 / 9:11 am

The latest near miss on a stretch of Highway 5 north of Kamloops forced a driver to pull off the road to avoid a barrelling semi. The close call occurred just south of Clearwater along Highway 5 on Friday, and Clearwater Mayor Merlin Blackwell

Dry June creates wildfire risk

Jun 6, 2023 / 4:00 am

Dry conditions may become dangerous over the next couple weeks as increased temperatures, low humidity and poor overnight recoveries mean greater risk for wildfires in the Thompson-Okanagan. Aydan Coray, a fire information officer with the BC Wildfire

Trades students win big

Jun 5, 2023 / 4:32 pm

Photo: TRU Hugo Heyes (centre) wins gold in the plumbing category. Thompson Rivers University Trades and Technology students won national awards for demonstrating their talents in skilled trades. TRU students took home five medals in

Grass fire just off Halston

Jun 5, 2023 / 4:08 pm

Photo: Kamloops Fire Rescue Firefighters were dealing with a grass fire Monday on the Tk'emlups reserve near Halston Avenue. UPDATE: 4:08 p.m. A grass fire burning Monday on the Tk'emlups reserve is not expected to grow any further. Kamloops

Cadets show off skills

Jun 5, 2023 / 4:00 am

Kamloops Army and Sea Cadets underwent their annual ceremonial review Sunday, where they were able to show off parade skills and receive awards and promotions in front of family and dignitaries. Cadets and officers from the 137 Royal Canadian Sea

Memorial Cup 'first class'

Jun 5, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Candice Ward/CHL The Quebec Remparts celebrate Sunday at Sandman Centre after defeating the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-0 to win the Memorial Cup. With the Memorial Cup having officially come to a close, attendees and organizers are singing

More sun and hot weather

Jun 5, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Josh Dawson Kamloops is expected to see gusting winds this week and temperatures higher than 30 C, according to Environment Canada. Skies are expected to remain clear and sunny over the week, with some clouds and chances of showers

Stabbing suspect sought

Jun 4, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Glacier Media Kamloops RCMP are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed in the hand last weekend in Valleyview. Mounties responded to the 1700-block of the East Trans Canada Highway just before 5 a.m. on Sunday where a man was

Warning for airsoft pistol

Jun 4, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff A youth was given a warning last weekend after police responded to a report of a person armed with what appeared to be a handgun. According to Mounties, officers responded to the report on May 26 at about 10:20 p.m.



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