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Latest Articles from Tim Petruk

Brawl in back of police car

Dec 1, 2022 / 10:06 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Two women were arrested over the weekend after getting into a physical fight in the backseat of a police vehicle, Mounties say. According to police, an officer was giving two women a ride home at about 1:15 a.m. on

Jurors to decide on murder

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff A prosecutor urged a dozen jurors Wednesday to use their common sense when deciding the fate of a North Thompson woman accused of shooting her husband to death while camping near Clearwater two years ago. Ashleigh Tschritter

Big honour for Casimir

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Tk'emlups Chief Rosanne Casimir Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Kukpi7 Rosanne Casimir will be one of 13 people to receive B.C.’s highest honour on Thursday. The chief and a dozen others will receive the Order

Blazers best Bedard, Pats

Nov 30, 2022 / 9:37 pm

Photo: Allen Douglas/Kamloops Blazers Caedan Bankier skates in with the puck in second-period WHL action on Wednesday at Sandman Centre. A three-point night for 17-year-old phenom Connor Bedard was not enough to get the Regina Pats into

Highway 5 crash cleared

Nov 30, 2022 / 6:13 pm

Photo: DriveBC This webcam shows Highway 5 in the Little Fort area on Wednesday afternoon. UPDATE 6:10 p.m. The crash scene has now been cleared. DriveBC described it as a multi-vehicle incident. Highway 5 is now open again between

Santa Claus coming to town

Nov 30, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Coca-Cola Santa Claus himself will be in the Tournament Capital for a series of festive holiday events later this week. The Coca-Cola Caravan Tour will roll into Kamloops for events on Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, the caravan

Shelter now open 24 hours

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff A temporary shelter at the Yacht Club will operate on a 24-hour basis through the winter. The Mustard Seed Kamloops, which stepped in to operate the temporary shelter earlier this month, has announced the shelter is

Murder hearing underway

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff A preliminary inquiry is underway in a Kamloops courtroom for a man charged with murder following an alleged slaying in Lillooet earlier this year. Justin Ehlert’s preliminary inquiry on one count of second-degree

Aberdeen ski track reopens

Nov 29, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: City of Kamloops A popular cross-country ski track in Aberdeen will open for the season later this week. The cross-country route at West Highlands Park enjoyed a successful first season last winter, and the City of Kamloops said in

City snowfall warning

Nov 29, 2022 / 1:37 pm

Photo: Alertable.ca This map shows areas under a snowfall warning on Tuesday. Kamloops is under a snowfall warning on Tuesday, with Environment Canada forecasts calling for 10 to 15 centimetres of snow between now and Wednesday morning. According
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