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Embleton fire 'being held'

Aug 1, 2021 / 3:45 pm

Photo: BC Wildfire Service Structural protection personnel at the Embleton Mountain wildfire pictured in mid-July. The Embleton Mountain wildfire is now classified as being held, with no fire growth beyond its current perimeter expected,

Lytton Creek now 50,944 ha

Aug 1, 2021 / 1:00 pm

Photo: BC Wildfire Service The Lytton Creek wildfire continues to burn near Botanie Valley. According to new mapping from the BC Wildfire Service, the Lytton Creek wildfire has now burned about 50,944 hectares of land, with increased smoke

Ignition at Young Lake fire

Aug 1, 2021 / 9:30 am

Photo: BC Wildfire Service A planned aerial ignition at Young Lake on Friday evening was a success, the BC Wildfire Service says. A planned ignition to help contain the growing Young Lake wildfire was a success, according to the BC Wildfire

Singh to be Indigenous 'ally'

Jul 30, 2021 / 4:00 am

Speaking in front of the former Kamloops residential school, federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh said a for-Indigenous, by-Indigenous housing strategy is needed to address a disproportionate number of First Nations people facing homelessness. Singh

TRU coach goes national

Jul 29, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Andrew Snucins Chad Grimm leads a timeout with the TRU women's volleyball team on Jan. 10, 2020. Thompson Rivers University’s Chad Grimm, head coach of the women’s volleyball team, has been named assistant coach for

NDP leader visits Tk'emlups

Jul 29, 2021 / 2:59 pm

Photo: Kristen Holliday Bill Sundhu, NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, and Jagmeet Singh, federal NDP leader, visited the site of Kamloops' former residential school on Thursday. Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh called for

Biz award finalists unveiled

Jul 29, 2021 / 1:26 pm

Photo: Kristen Holliday An event to announce finalists for the 35th annual Business Excellence Awards was held at Match Eatery and Public House on Wednesday evening. Finalists for the 35th annual Business Excellence Awards were announced

Unique project to next step

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Bluegreen Architecture A rendering of the proposed 40-unit rental building at 501 Tranquille A proposed affordable rental residential building is one step closer to construction after city council voted to consider the variances required

Free laundry for evacuees

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Facebook / Thompson Cleaners and Tailors A Sahali dry cleaning business is offering free laundry services for fire evacuees. A post to Thompson Cleaners and Tailors Facebook page announced the initiative, saying they would like to

Plane crash near Tobiano

Jul 28, 2021 / 11:57 am

Photo: Castanet Staff UPDATE: 11:57 a.m. The pilot and single occupant of a small plane that went down on Kamloops Lake swam to shore with minor injuries after the crash, according to police. Kamloops RCMP said they received a report



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