236671
232328
Kristen Holliday

Kristen Holliday


[email protected]
250-860-5050 ext: 778-376-21
Kristen Holliday is a graduate of Langara College's journalism program, and moved to Kamloops to start working with Castanet in January 2021.

She most often covers city hall and all things related to municipal politics, but also writes about courts, police and crime, fires and floods, and community happenings.

When she isn't in council chambers or in the newsroom, she enjoys travelling and being outdoors, visiting one of the many trails or lakes near Kamloops.
Latest Articles from Kristen Holliday
Kamloops council voted in favour of rezoning application for Tournament Inn property

Kamloops council voted in favour of rezoning application for Tournament Inn property

May 22, 2024 / 4:00 am

After a public hearing which saw some residents raise concerns around a lack of transportation upgrades, Kamloops council gave its stamp of approval to a...

Kamloops council sending KFR medical unit business case to B.C. government

Kamloops council sending KFR medical unit business case to B.C. government

May 22, 2024 / 4:00 am

Kamloops city council is sending a business case for a dedicated Kamloops Fire Rescue medical response unit to the B.C. government, asking the province to...

Firefighters make quick work of cedar hedge fire near North Kamloops pub

Firefighters make quick work of cedar hedge fire near North Kamloops pub

May 21, 2024 / 4:28 pm

A cedar hedge near a North Kamloops pub went up in flames Tuesday morning, but Kamloops Fire Rescue crews were able to extinguish the blaze before it could...

Suspicious vehicle report leads to police search, arrest on Coquihalla Highway

Suspicious vehicle report leads to police search, arrest on Coquihalla Highway

May 21, 2024 / 1:37 pm

One person was arrested Friday after reports of a suspicious vehicle travelling through the Fraser Valley led Mounties to search an area near the Great Bear...

RIH healthcare workers mark Trauma Awareness Week, encourage residents to stay safe

RIH healthcare workers mark Trauma Awareness Week, encourage residents to stay safe

May 21, 2024 / 1:22 pm

A trauma nurse coordinator at Royal Inland Hospital is hoping to raise awareness about traumatic injuries with the summer months bringing about a...

Kamloops director says report coming to council regarding peace officer status for CSOs

Kamloops director says report coming to council regarding peace officer status for CSOs

May 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

The City of Kamloops’ director of protective services says a report will be coming to council that will start to lay the municipal groundwork for...

Kamloops residents invited to attend city's family friendly Civic Operations open house event

Kamloops residents invited to attend city's family friendly Civic Operations open house event

May 20, 2024 / 6:00 pm

A free open house event showcasing the City of Kamloops' civic operations division will include an interactive archaeology activity and tours of the city...

Kamloops councillor says ministers seem 'agreeable' to community court but require more information

Kamloops councillor says ministers seem 'agreeable' to community court but require more information

May 19, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops councillor says an application for a Kamloops community court has been sent back to the project proponents as the province, while...

Kamloops Model Airplane Society hosting annual Fun Fly at its Heffley Creek runways

Kamloops Model Airplane Society hosting annual Fun Fly at its Heffley Creek runways

May 18, 2024 / 6:00 pm

The Kamloops Model Airplane Society is hoping for a big turnout for its 20th annual Summer Fun Fly next weekend. The event will take place from Friday, May 24,...

Kamloops council gives its approval to move forward with new East Kamloops BIA

Kamloops council gives its approval to move forward with new East Kamloops BIA

May 18, 2024 / 4:00 am

Wheels are in motion at the City of Kamloops to formally establish a new East Kamloops Business Improvement Area. Representatives from the new East Kamloops...

225769


227287


236248


235104
Castanet Proud Member of RTNDA Canada