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No wreckage found

Oct 19, 2021 / 10:20 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff UPDATE: 10:20 p.m. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre aircraft sent to search the Mount Cheam area after a plane crash was reported found no wreckage, according to media reports. In a social media post, CBC said that

Pedestrian beacons installed

Oct 19, 2021 / 8:30 pm

Photo: City of Kamloops New flashing beacons have been installed at some Kamloops intersections to increase pedestrian safety, according to the city. The City of Kamloops is installing new flashing beacons at three intersections on the North

Snow clearing boost passed

Oct 19, 2021 / 5:52 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Kamloops city council has authorized city staff to move forward with plans to enhance snow and ice clearing at transit stops and adjacent sidewalks starting this year. The move will see city staff ensure snow clearing

City to require vaccines

Oct 19, 2021 / 3:43 pm

Photo: Kristen Holliday The City of Kamloops will be requiring all employees, contractors and volunteers to prove their vaccination status, according to a release from the city. David Trawin, the city’s chief administrative officer,

Actions over words: Casimir

Oct 19, 2021 / 4:00 am

The importance of actions over words was a recurring theme throughout an event held at the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc powwow arbour on Monday, marking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first visit to the community since the confirmation of hundreds

Fire caused by fireworks?

Oct 18, 2021 / 9:27 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Kamloops Fire Rescue put out a grass fire Sunday night in Batchelor Heights, with crews reporting it may have been sparked by fireworks. The fire, which burned near Lac du Bois Road, was reported just after 10:30 p.m. Ray

Sun, warm temps this week

Oct 18, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff The coming week will bring a mix of sun and clouds for Kamloops, with temperatures hitting highs that are slightly above average for this time of year, according to Environment Canada. Meteorologist Eric Mak said a

Helping the salmon return

Oct 18, 2021 / 4:00 am

The final water samples for this year were taken from under the choppy surface of Adams Lake on Tuesday, a process the team working on the Upper Adams Salmon Restoration Program has undergone several times since April. The goal of the program is

Overlanders Bridge cleared

Oct 17, 2021 / 2:22 pm

Photo: City of Kamloops webcam A crash at the south end of Overlanders Bridge snarled Sunday afternoon traffic. UPDATE: 2:22 p.m. All lanes of traffic on the Overlanders Bridge have been cleared after an accident on Sunday afternoon.

City looks to award grants

Oct 17, 2021 / 1:30 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff The City of Kamloops is looking to provide funding for projects that will address community needs such as affordable housing, childcare, food security or supports for homelessness. According to a release from the city,
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