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Kristen Holliday

Kristen Holliday


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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
City of Kamloops budget meeting attendees voice support for climate levy

City of Kamloops budget meeting attendees voice support for climate levy

Feb 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

A City of Kamloops budget meeting Tuesday night drew more than 50 attendees, many of whom were there to show support for the city’s climate action levy....

Kamloops group hoping to establish local car share formally incorporates co-op

Kamloops group hoping to establish local car share formally incorporates co-op

Feb 20, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops group has cruised past a milestone on its journey to establish a local car share — an initiative the founding directors say will drive cost...

KMHA representatives say shortage of ice sheets are causing talented youth to leave Kamloops

KMHA representatives say shortage of ice sheets are causing talented youth to leave Kamloops

Feb 20, 2024 / 4:00 am

Kamloops Minor Hockey Association representatives say a shortage of ice sheets in the Tournament Capital is resulting in less time for young players to hone...

Kamloops Blazers earn 3-1 win over Royals in Family Day matinee

Kamloops Blazers earn 3-1 win over Royals in Family Day matinee

Feb 19, 2024 / 4:57 pm

Kai Matthew scored a pair of goals and added an assist as the Kamloops Blazers cruised to a 3-1 win over the visiting Victoria Royals during a Family Day...

Kamloops council accepting nominations for Exemplary Service Awards

Kamloops council accepting nominations for Exemplary Service Awards

Feb 19, 2024 / 3:00 pm

The City of Kamloops is once again accepting nominations for its exemplary service awards. In a news release, the City of Kamloops said the awards recognize...

City of Kamloops seeking ESS volunteers ahead of flood, wildfire seasons

City of Kamloops seeking ESS volunteers ahead of flood, wildfire seasons

Feb 19, 2024 / 3:00 pm

The City of Kamloops is looking for Emergency Support Services volunteers to help out in times of crisis. In a news release, the city said the Kamloops ESS team...

Kamloops quartet raises $1,300 for local youth with Singing Valentines

Kamloops quartet raises $1,300 for local youth with Singing Valentines

Feb 19, 2024 / 1:30 pm

Kamloops a cappella group Slow No Tempo says this year’s Singing Valentines fundraiser was its most successful to date, raising $1,300 to support A Way...

Kamloops council committee to review eight supplemental budget items

Kamloops council committee to review eight supplemental budget items

Feb 19, 2024 / 12:39 pm

Kamloops council will be asked Tuesday to consider eight additions to the 2024 budget and five-year financial plan — including funding a new Kamloops Fire...

Residents invited to give feedback on City of Kamloops' draft cultural strategic plan

Residents invited to give feedback on City of Kamloops' draft cultural strategic plan

Feb 19, 2024 / 9:00 am

The City of Kamloops is inviting residents to provide feedback on its draft cultural strategic plan, which lays out goals to strengthen cultural development and...

City of Kamloops changing public notification process for rezoning due to provincial restrictions

City of Kamloops changing public notification process for rezoning due to provincial restrictions

Feb 18, 2024 / 9:00 am

The City of Kamloops is updating its procedures for notifying residents about applications for zoning changes in response to new provincially mandated...

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