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Palm Springs more than chipping, putting

PALM SPRINGS —Travelers heading south for a week or more, are generally there for one reason — to escape the rain, snow and cold...

Faith: Salt of the earth

When we say someone is “the salt of the earth,” we generally mean they are essentially a good person with many admirable qualities —...

Exhibit pops up at city hall

Kamloops Museum and Archives (KMA)is adding a surprise to Canada’s 150th birthday. “You don’t necessarily think you’re going to walk into city hall and pay...

Local Travel: The Emerald of Yoho National Park

Emerald Lake was discovered in 1882 by famed mountain guide Tom Wilson who was led to the lake while rounding up a group of...

Former football player Mutrie, now quadriplegic after catching rare virus, opens up about journey;...

Evan Mutrie has visited a dark chasm where reasons to live are hard to find. Now, about two-and-a-half years removed from contracting a rare virus...

Screening time — ‘It’s finding healthy balance’

Fiona Clare knows it’s not easy cutting down on screen time in this day and age. But combatting that “addiction,” the outreach co-ordinator with Literacy...

Q: Why has there been surveying recently along Tranquille Road?

IN THE PHOTO: The city has recently been surveying an area in Brocklehurst, where construction is set to begin next month to replace a sewer...

Travel: Feasting on the jungle’s bounty in Peru

“Go ahead, touch it,” says Ericson, our guide, holding out a seven-foot-long rainbow boa constrictor squirming and wrapping itself around his arms. I inch...

Shooting for transformation in 2017

Months ago, a friend recounted to me his experience with serious illness. He said he learned a new appreciation for ordinary life routines. He learned how...

Kamloops mom wins tickets to Super Bowl, Bruno Mars through Papa John’s Pizza

Yes, I’ll have the meat lovers, a two-litre of Pepsi, a trip to the Super Bowl and, oh, can you throw in a pair...

The more things you will know

Four-year-old Bennet Rintoul donates classic tales by Dr. Seus during the annual Heap the Honda Children’s Book Drive. The event is a partnership between Literacy...

Sips in the City: Rieslings like brussels sprouts — try again

It’s resting time in the wine world.  The grapes are all bubbling away in their barrels and tanks. The field workers are keeping warm. The wine-makers...

Protecting stories untold

Overlooking an excavated area in Juniper Ridge, Joanne Hammond ponders stories untold. “If there was an site down there first, that’s gone now,” she...

Christmas Cheer raises more than $50,000

The holidays are over but, for Cheer Fund recipients, the generosity of the community will be a reminder of the Christmas spirit for many...

Bored in the kitchen? Find cultural inspiration

If you tend to fall into cooking ruts, one easy way to snap out of it is to check out the holiday calendars of...

Saddleback Drive expected to open in coming months

Q: In Batchelor Heights, development on Saddleback Drive was completed except for a short portion of road that has been closed for a long...

Two chances to celebrate Lohri this weekend

IN THE PHOTO: Lohri, one of the most celebrated festivals in India, will include cultural Gidha performances on Saturday night at St. John Vianney. Kuldeep Dhami...