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Maria Creek under control

Aug 18, 2022 / 4:51 pm

Photo: BC Wildfire Service Crews board a helicopter near the Maria Creek wildfire. The Maria Creek wildfire, burning west of Cache Creek, is now classified as under control. According to the BCWS, a wildfire is classified as under control

New chief forester named

Aug 18, 2022 / 2:15 pm

Photo: The Ministry of Forests The B.C. government has announced Tuesday that Shane Berg will be the province's new chief forester. The province has named its new chief forester. On Tuesday, the B.C. government announced Shane Berg,

Car cruise for a good cause

Aug 18, 2022 / 12:18 pm

Photo: Andrew Holliday Cars drive through downtown Kamloops during a rolling seniors' tour last year. The Kamloops Street Rod Association is hosting a charity car cruise on Thursday evening to raise funds to support the Multiple Sclerosis Society

Rail crossing upgrade sought

Aug 18, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: City of Kamloops The City of Kamloops is applying for a grant that would help pay for safety improvements at three rail crossings along Lorne Street. Staff say this work could result in whistle cessation along the corridor, something that

Algae bloom in Shuswap

Aug 17, 2022 / 10:35 am

Photo: Google Maps Interior Health has issued a cautionary advisory due to an algae bloom found in an area of Shuswap Lake. Health officials are monitoring an algae bloom in Shuswap Lake. According to a joint statement from the First

Two cooling centres to open

Aug 17, 2022 / 9:53 am

Photo: Tim Petruk It's going to be hot in the coming days, like it was during RibFest when this melted ice cream cone was found abandoned on a concrete barrier in the Riverside Park parking lot. The City of Kamloops is opening two cooling

Winter shelter sites named

Aug 17, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The gymnasium at the site of the former Stuart Wood school has been identified as one of two emergency shelter locations for the upcoming winter season. Two downtown locations have been authorized by Kamloops city council

Reporting bad driving on 5A

Aug 17, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: File photo A stretch of commercial truck traffic along Highway 5A. Some residents living along Highway 5A have created a Facebook group to report dangerous driving from truck drivers as a push have the province ban commercial traffic

KFR, BCWS tackle wildfire

Aug 16, 2022 / 10:15 pm

Photo: BC Wildfire Service BC Wildfire Service, Kamloops Fire Rescue crews responded to a spot-sized wildfire near Inks Lake on Tuesday evening. BC Wildfire Service and Kamloops Fire Rescue crews tackled a spot-sized wildfire near Inks Lake

Home phone service outage

Aug 16, 2022 / 9:41 pm

Photo: TELUS Outage Map Residents in Loon Lake are without landline service after an outage, according to TELUS. With a TELUS landline service outage impacting the Loon Lake area, emergency service operator E-Comm took to social media to



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