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Heart & Stroke Month: Get fit and dance this weekend

Heart & Stroke Month: Get fit and dance this weekend

Heart and Stroke Month is wrapping up with a pair of events this weekend. Kamloops Dodge is sponsoring the first annual Father/Daughters Winter Ball at Hotel 540 on Saturday, Feb. 28, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Every princess and her father or father-figure are invited to a magical red-carpet evening with food, photography, door prizes, dancing and a live DJ. Tickets ...

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Press Time: Heavy, but not heavy weight

Press Time: Heavy, but not heavy weight

IN THE PHOTO: KTW is participating in the Y Strong Kids Challenge, raising money for kids while tackling personal fitness goals. (Left to right) Kelly Hall, Adam Williams, Dayana Rescigno, Nevin Webster with Sophia Victoria Ziesman, Tim Petruk, Jessica Wallace, Jessica Klymchuk and Marty Hastings work it out in the ring at the Kamloops Boxing Academy, 319 Victoria St. At ...

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KTW is getting strong for Y kids

KTW is getting strong for Y kids

Lisa McCreadie is new to town. She arrived from the Coast last June to take on the position of store manager at Save-On-Foods. While touring the Downtown Y, she found out about the Strong Kids Challenge. “I struggle to stay fit while managing a hectic schedule,” McCreadie said. “What helps me get to the gym is to have a goal ...

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Ahead in the poles

Ahead in the poles

Cheryl Anderson and James Pusey found a fun way to enjoy the great outdoors after this week’s snowfall in Kamloops. According to Pusey, some of Logan Lake’s trails are not groomed due to an equipment malfunction, so the pair decided to check out McArthur Island and found the conditions to be perfect. However, water-skis may be in order by the weekend ...

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Learning to fly

Learning to fly

Eight-year-old Nora Simcoe watches as her paper airplane is launched by the battery-powered device built by each participant at an event at the downtown Kamloops Library during Family Literacy Unplug and Play Week activities. The week-long celebrations conclude on Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Henry Grube Education Centre, with a plethora of events from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The centre is located ...

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Hole lot of fishing fun on the ice at Walloper Lake

Hole lot of fishing fun on the ice at Walloper Lake

 The Kamloops Fish and Game Club’s annual Learn To Ice Fish Day attracted hundreds to the lake south of Kamloops on Sunday, Jan. 18, with perfect conditions greeting visitors. KTW photographer Allen Douglas didn’t catch a fish, but he did catch these shots:        

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He was called for icing

He was called for icing

Five-year-old Ryan Trudeau doesn’t seem too fazed by a face full of the white stuff after taking a face-plant into the snow during an outing to the outdoor skating rink in Pineview Valley. Dave Eagles photo/KTW

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Snow Day sledding

Snow Day sledding

In the photo: Sarah Hines catches some air while flying down a hill at Beattie School of the Arts on McGill Road on Tuesday, Jan. 6, the second of two snow days in which Kamloops students enjoyed the winter wonderland with classes cancelled. School resumed on Wednesday. Kevin Chaben photo

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Kamloops Polar Bear Swim helps food bank

Kamloops Polar Bear Swim helps food bank

The annual Kamloops Polar Bear Swim will take place on New Year’s Day — and those brave enough to enter the river will be doing so in the midst of an Arctic cold spell. The Polar Bear Swim is a refreshing way to start the year on a brisk note and will take place on the beach at Riverside Park ...

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