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A successful year for SD73

Dec 29, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Photo: SD73 Top row, from left: Meghan S. Wade, John O'Fee, Heather Grieve, Joe Small and Diane Jules. Bottom row, from left: Cara McKelvey, Rhonda Kershaw, Kathleen Karpuk and Shelley Sim. The COVID-19 pandemic was hands down

MLAs on 2020, pandemic

Dec 28, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Brendan Kergin MLAs Peter Milobar (left) and Todd Stone. 2020 had its highs and lows. For the two BC Liberal MLAs representing Kamloops, Todd Stone and Peter Milobar say October's provincial election falls into the latter category.

Unknown a big challenge

Dec 27, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Acacia Pangilinan is the executive director of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce. The biggest challenge local businesses faced in 2020 was the uncertainty of an ongoing pandemic. That's according to Acacia Pangilinan,

Mayor looks back on 2020

Dec 26, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Brendan Kergin Kamloops City Hall. Reflecting on 2020, the mayor of Kamloops says the city got some big projects done this year. Among the highlights is the completion of the $13-million Victoria Street West Improvement

70 new virus cases in IH

Dec 24, 2020 / 12:43 pm

Photo: Flickr/Province of British Columbia Dr. Bonnie Henry in the background, at one of her daily press briefings. There were 70 new cases of COVID-19 overnight in the Interior Health region.  In an Dec. 24 email, the health authority

Pub employee tests positive

Dec 24, 2020 / 10:44 am

Photo: Contributed An employee at McCracken Station Pub has tested positive for COVID-19, staff have announced on social media. In a Facebook post, the pub says the employee was last at the 1626 Valleyview Dr. establishment on Saturday,

'It's a Christmas miracle!'

Dec 24, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Facebook Mike Miltimore has been reunited with his beloved acoustic bass. It's being called a Christmas miracle. An acoustic bass that was stolen from Riversong Guitars in Kamloops almost a year ago has been

Wildlife park to lose $250k

Dec 23, 2020 / 1:15 pm

Photo: Eric Thompson One of the light displays of 2019 Wildlights. The cancellation of the 23rd annual Wildlights means the BC Wildlife Park will lose more than $250,000 in revenue, the organization announced on social media Wednesday (Dec.

Community comes together

Dec 23, 2020 / 12:05 pm

Photo: Brendan Kergin Employees at Castanet Kamloops, HUB International and The Mustard Seed Kamloops gather for a photo-op on Dec. 21. Thanks to the generosity of Kamloops, the city's most vulnerable neighbours will have a small

$7k and a van full of toys

Dec 23, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The big cheque for Christmas Amalgamated. Christmas Amalgamated has received another boost from the community. On Monday (Dec. 21), Kamloops Ford dropped off a van load of toys, as well as a $7,000 cheque.  It
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