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Photo Gallery: Show ‘n Shine

Photo Gallery: Show ‘n Shine

Classics and Chrome For Kids The Chrome on the Grass Show ‘n Shine on Saturday, July 26, was the a great success. It’s the annual Show ‘n Shine event held by the Kamloops Street Rod Association at Prince Charles Park. Between 140 to 150 vehicles lined the park. KTW photographer Allen Douglas was there with his camera and caught these great ...

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Soaring over Hell

Soaring over Hell

While driving the Coquihalla Highway is no doubt the quickest way to get from Kamloops to Vancouver, the Fraser Canyon is the most beautiful. With seven tunnels cutting through the rugged mountains, magnificent views of the Fraser River and historic stops along the old Gold Rush trail, this route is well worth travelling the extra mile. Along the way, be ...

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Rational Thoughts: What is so scary about GMOs?

Rational Thoughts: What is so scary about GMOs?

Would you eat a plant that makes its own toxic pesticides, contains DNA from viruses and bacteria, sports genes that emerged from random strings of DNA code and whose DNA human beings have mercilessly chopped and manipulated, producing who knows what toxins and allergens? Before you get out that pitchfork and march against Monsanto, you might like to know which ...

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Sun Rivers the focus of Communities in Bloom

Sun Rivers the focus of Communities in Bloom

With Communities in Bloom (CIB) judges due in Sun Rivers on Thursday, July 17, residents have been putting a little extra time into their mowing and gardening efforts this week. “Everyone’s out there sprucing up,” CIB co-chair Karri Loadman said. “It’s easy to get people to do yard maintenance when the judges are coming. It’s looking really good and everyone’s ...

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Photo gallery: The dog days of summer

Photo gallery: The dog days of summer

St. Andrews on the Square went to the dogs on Saturday, July 12, with a pet expo. The event featured a variety of pets — including some rescue animals — and a variety of pet-related businesses. Organizers are planning another pet expo. Check the Facebook page online by searching “Kamloops Pet Expo” for more information. KTW photographer Allen Douglas stopped ...

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Royal helpers

Royal helpers

Royal Soccer Club coach Sarah Eagles gets a helping hand in carrying a goal net from day campers Carter Johnson, Ryder Johnson, Gabe Nadalin, Thomas McKerral, Ashlee Crawford and Jeremy Yates this past week at Brocklehurst Park. The Royal Soccer Club is a registered, non-profit community organization dedicated to providing summer day-camp experiences for boys and girls ages five to ...

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Beach boys score a hat trick

Beach boys score a hat trick

From left: Brothers Daniel, 8, Marcus, 3, and Lucas Wagner, 6, play in the sand during a visit to Riverside Park with mom Amie. With the forecast calling for temperatures as high as 38 C this weekend, sunblock should be the first thing in your pocket when venturing outside. Dave Eagles photo/KTW  

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PHOTO GALLERY: Canada Day fireworks

PHOTO GALLERY: Canada Day fireworks

Riverside Park was packed on Canada Day as tens of thousands celebrated the nation’s 147th birthday. The event culminated with the annual fireworks show, this year with music by the Chamber Musicians of Kamloops. KTW photographer Allen Douglas was there to capture the excitement.

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Look! It’s Yoga Bear!

Look! It’s Yoga Bear!

Dawson the grizzly bear seems to have perfected a yoga pose while relaxing at home at the B.C. Wildlife Park. July is Animal Encounteers Month at the park and it all begins this weekend, on Saturday, July 5, with a full schedule of events to let you get up close and personal with a variety of animals. It begins at ...

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Kenna buck has a point — or four

Kenna buck has a point — or four

KTW reader Ron Edwards came across this beauty while walking on the west side of Kenna Cartwright Park. “It is a buck that will be at least a four-point,” Edwards said. “I hope he sticks around this summer so I can get a photos of him as his antlers develop.”  

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