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Bras on the Dame all part of finding a cure

Bras on the Dame all part of finding a cure

Wendy Smith and the rest of the Kamloops Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure committee took part in Bras on the Dame this week, an awareness campaign in which bras were strung up at the intersection of Notre Dame Drive and Columbia Street. It’s all part of Canada Think Pink Week. Run for the Cure will take ...

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A budding businesswoman

A budding businesswoman

Isabel Marchese can be found Saturdays at the Kamloops Farmers’ Market, selling flowers for her grandmother in the Anna’s Garden Produce booth. The market runs to the end of October and is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the 200-block of St. Paul Street and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 400-block of Victoria ...

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When it doubt, skim it out!

When it doubt, skim it out!

Harrison Ewert prepares to complete a jump during last week’s first-ever skimboarding camp on the beach at Overlander Park. To learn more about future events, search Skimcity Kamloops Skimboarding Camp on Facebook. Andrea Klassen/KTW

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Over the moon at Overlanders Day

Over the moon at Overlanders Day

The annual Overlanders Day celebration in McDonald Park on the weekend was a hit, with record numbers of visitors taking part in the fun. KTW photographer Allen Douglas stopped by to document the event with his camera. Allen Douglas/KTW

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Front crawl Clover

Front crawl Clover

Clover the Kermode bear takes a dip during a hot day at the B.C. Wildlife Park. A Kermode bear talk takes place daily at the park, along with several other daily activities, such as porcupine, moose and bobcat feedings. The park will conclude its summer festivities on Aug. 29 with The Great Summer Finale with Bobs and Lolo, a Vancouver ...

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In the swim of things

In the swim of things

Kids take part in the lifeguard’s challenge to tread water for one minute then swim across McDonald Pool and back during a recent free swim day at the North Kamloops pool. Scorching temperatures this weekend will mean busy days at the city’s outdoor pools. Allen Douglas/KTW

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Golden years

Golden years

Hayley Guizzo and Grace Dobrovolny cool down with Manny the golden retriever during a weekend visit to Pioneer Park. Allen Douglas/KTW

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Happy trails in Pineview Valley

Happy trails in Pineview Valley

Mike Lorimer leads as daughter Talyn and friend Tammy Anderson follow. The cyclists were among many to take to the Pineview Valley trails during Saturday’s official grand opening and barbecue of the trail system that begins at the west end of Hugh Allan Drive. Allen Douglas/KTW

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Bike to Work Week returns to Kamloops

Bike to Work Week returns to Kamloops

Hundreds of Kamloops commuters will strap on their helmets next week as Bike to Work Week returns to the city. The annual event, which encourages participants to ditch the car for two wheels, runs from Monday to Friday. Organizer Krystal Kehoe said 799 people are signed up for the event, about the same as last year’s 801 participants. But, registration ...

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The music, ma’am

The music, ma’am

Marian Owens accompanied by bass player Jean Lehbauer, leads a singalong with seniors and children at Chartwell Ridgepointe retirement residence. Songs such as My Favourite Things, Down By the Old Mill Stream and Farewell to Nova Scotia were among the repertoire Dufferin elementary students in Lorry Eacrett’s grade 4/5 class learned, with the help of retired teacher Lillian Kwan, when ...

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