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Meeting the machines

The Meet The Machines event was held at the Tk’emlups Indian Band’s powwow grounds on the weekend. The inaugural fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation gave kids of all ages a chance to climb aboard machines of all types — including an RCMP helicopter. KTW’s Allen Douglas was there and shot these photos.  

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Great Cloth Diaper Change is coming to Sahali Centre Mall on April 18

Great Cloth Diaper Change is coming to Sahali Centre Mall on April 18

The Great Cloth Diaper Change and Natural Nurturing Expo will take place on Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Sahali Centre Mall. The event, hosted by Snug Glee Bumz Diaper Service, gives parents a chance to  learn about cloth diapering and to meet other green moms and dads in the Kamloops area. This Great Cloth Diaper Change ...

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CHBA House and Home Show happening

CHBA House and Home Show happening

The Canadian Home Builders Association of the Central Interior’s House and Home Show, held on Saturday, March 21, at the Kamloops Coast Hotel and Conference Centre, attracted plenty of people looking to improve their living spaces. KTW photographer Allen Douglas stopped by to see what is new in the field of home improvement.  

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The Three Amigos from Kamloops ride into Mexico

The Three Amigos from Kamloops ride into Mexico

Women sell blankets and other wares in Antigua, Guatemala. Go online to kamloopsthisweek.com to read more about the Three Amigos’ journey from Argentina to Kamloops.   Kamloopsians Ernie Beadle, Barry Deacon and Bryan Daly are on their motorcycles, attempting to drive from the southernmost tip of South America to Kamloops. While the idea for the trip started as an adventure ...

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Quesnel Skyfest takes to the air on B.C. Day long weekend

Quesnel Skyfest takes to the air on B.C. Day long weekend

For those looking to take a regional vacation this summer, Quesnel could be a sky-high plan. Quesnel Skyfest 2015 will take place on Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 — which happens to be the B.C. Day long weekend. Skyfest this year features the world-famous Snowbirds team. Building on the success of the 2013 show, volunteer organizers are planning crowd-favourite performances ...

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CFJC-TV Boogie the Bridge: The introduction

CFJC-TV Boogie the Bridge: The introduction

CFJC-TV Boogie the Bridge creator and organizer Jo Berry snaps a photo of KTW staff, many of whom are training for the April 26 event, outside the newspaper’s office on Dalhousie Drive. Kamloops This Week is a media sponsor of Boogie. To join, go online to boogiethebridge.com. Dave Eagles photo/KTW By Jo Berry Founder, CFJC-TV Boogie the Bridge I am ...

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Free health fair on Match 12 at Northills Shopping Centre

Free health fair on Match 12 at Northills Shopping Centre

Those with problems breathing because of asthma, COPD or when there are changes in the region’s air quality may be interested in participating in a free breathing clinic as part of the all-day Health Fair, which will be held on Thursday, March 12,  from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Northills Shopping Centre. In addition to blood-pressure and cholesterol testing ...

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A balanced education

A balanced education

Sa-Hali secondary students Morgan Clarke (left) joins Caimon Weiser and Shayden Swain in an exercise teaching balance while in a kayak. The school’s adventure tourism 12 class took part in the activity with student instructors from the Thompson Rivers University adventure travel guide program during a recent visit to the Canada Games Aquatic Centre in the Tournament Capital Centre. Dave ...

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Cooking up a trick shot for Big Brother Big Sisters of Kamloops

Cooking up a trick shot for Big Brother Big Sisters of Kamloops

The Cook family — with daughter Danielle bowling through the legs of dad Richard and sisters Kaylin and Cecileigh — were among many taking part in the weekend’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake at Falcon Lanes in Valleyview. The event raised money for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and, as can be seen by the numbers on the wall, it ...

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Press Time fundraiser makes a splash — with and for the kids

Press Time fundraiser makes a splash — with and for the kids

Four-year-old Sophia Victoria Ziesman and three-year-old Jamie Petruk don’t mind getting wet on a sunny Saturday in Kamloops as they splash in the puddles during a weekend fundraiser car wash in support of the Y Strong Kids campaign. Click here to donate to Press Time, the KTW team that is getting fit and raising money so kids can access programs at the ...

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