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Free Xmas choir concert

Dec 7, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Pexels The City of Kamloops is inviting residents to attend a Christmas choral performance put on by eight choirs — seven of which are local groups. The annual Choral Rhapsody of Christmas performance will be held at the Sagebrush

Funding for CSO program

Dec 7, 2022 / 3:10 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff City of Kamloops staff are looking into more permanent sources of funding — including taxation — for a program which pairs community services officers and outreach workers to patrol city streets and provide

Mayor left because of report

Dec 7, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Kamloops Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson pictured at his business on West Victoria Street. Kamloops Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson says he decided to leave the entirety of Tuesday’s council meeting due to a conflict of interest

Avalanche control on Hwy 1

Dec 6, 2022 / 8:25 pm

Photo: DriveBC A stretch of Highway 1 will be closed for two hours on Tuesday night for avalanche control work. UPDATE: 10:05 p.m. Highway 1 west of Revelstoke has been reopened after an earlier temporary closure due to avalanche control

RHJ leaves council meeting

Dec 6, 2022 / 4:15 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Kamloops Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson recused himself from the entirety of a Tuesday council meeting declaring a potential conflict of interest. Hamer-Jackson didn’t specify which agenda items he had a conflict with

Motion to support agencies

Nov 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff A Kamloops councillor is putting forward a motion which, if approved, would see $8,000 from a council contingency fund be given as grants to agencies providing services for people in need this winter. Nancy Bepple told

Choir spreading Xmas cheer

Nov 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

The Kamloops Thompson Honour Choir is working hard this year to spread seasonal cheer. The choir is made up of about 45 students in grades three through seven from across the Kamloops-Thompson School District. Jennica Alpaugh, choir director,

Neskonlith runner awarded

Nov 27, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Pexels An Indigenous endurance runner from the Lower Nicola has received a provincial award for excellence in sport. Darius Sam, of the Neskonlith Band, was one of 10 people province-wide to receive the 2021 Premier’s Awards

Trailer park seeks to expand

Nov 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: City of Kamloops Kamloops council authorized a public hearing to consider rezoning a property being sold from CN Rail to a North Kamloops mobile home park that wishes to expand. Kamloops council has authorized a public hearing for

Heritage Quartet to perform

Nov 26, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Pexels The Chamber Musicians of Kamloops’ Heritage Quartet will be performing Collage, a concert showcasing a number of classical pieces as well as some seasonal favourites. According to the CMK, the quartet includes Catharine
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