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16,000 meals in two months

May 30, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Facebook The Kamloops COVID Meal Train has been rolling across the city for the last 65 days or so, providing breakfast and lunch to those who need it most.  In that time, volunteers have handed out 16,000 meals.

Got a bored teen at home?

May 29, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Pexels The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) has a number of upcoming virtual programs for youths between the ages of 13 and 18.  "If you've been missing our in-person teen programs, our virtual programming is

TCC indoor track to reopen

May 29, 2020 / 12:31 pm

Photo: Brendan Kergin Inside the TCC. The fieldhouse at the Tournament Capital Centre is scheduled to reopen on June 1, as part of a phased approach. People will be able to use the indoor track on Monday, according to the City

E-bike store opens next week

May 29, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed Electra Ride — the first shop in Kamloops dedicated to e-bike rentals and sales — opens its doors to the public on June 1. The storefront at 150 Victoria St. W is the brainchild of Gary

SD 73 ready for students

May 29, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Unsplash The Kamloops-Thompson School District is just days away from welcoming back students on a part-time and voluntary basis.  Trish Smillie, assistant superintendent of elementary, tells Castanet staff returned to school

'It was pretty surreal'

May 29, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Luke Eliason, left, and Tim Wray in Eliason's ATV. Luke Eliason is an inspiration, says his close friend Tim Wray. Ten years ago, Eliason was in a serious car accident. The then-19-year-old had just concluded a

Lots of restart hurdles

May 28, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Unsplash A recent poll shows Kamloops businesses face a number of obstacles when it comes to restarting under B.C.'s Phase 2 plan. According to the third 'Pulse Check' survey from the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce,

Have you seen this man?

May 28, 2020 / 3:30 pm

Photo: Kamloops RCMP Kamloops Mounties are hoping the public can help them locate a missing 42-year-old man. Jason Redhead was last seen on Feb. 19, 2020 in the Kamloops area. He's described as: Indigenous male 5'6''

5 arrested in Merritt

May 28, 2020 / 11:46 am

Photo: Brendan Kergin Five individuals were arrested in Merritt Wednesday evening. In a news release, Cpl. Derrick Francis says police received information from multiple sources on May 27, that a local couple had been involved in at least

Teen filmmaker pivots doc

May 28, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Marius Fernandes. COVID-19 has forced many to pivot the way they do things. Marius Fernandes, a 16-year-old Indigenous filmmaker from Kamloops, is no exception. The local teen is part of the Youth Communities Stories
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