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Bike to Work Week stretches to a month at TRU in Kamloops

Bike to Work Week stretches to a month at TRU in Kamloops

As Kamloops’ annual Bike to Work Week returns for another year, participants at Thompson Rivers University are gearing up for a challenge like none before. For the first time, TRU will stage a bike to work month, beginning alongside the week-long event and open to all. Both the week and month of two-wheeled commuting begin on Monday. “Bike to Work ...

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Market gardeners

Market gardeners

Siblings Lynden and Cedar help mom Nikki transport their soon-to-be planted garden home from the Kamloops Downtown Farmers’ Market on Wednesday. The farmers’ market is held twice a week: on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the 200-block of St. Paul Street and on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in ther 400-block of Victoria Street. Dave ...

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Kamloops United Church street party: PHOTO GALLERY

Kamloops United Church street party: PHOTO GALLERY

Kamloops United Church celebration on May 14 and 15 brings the community out to celebrate their recent changes. The housing development is now complete. Members and Kamloopsians celebrate in a street party with musicians, activities for children, a one-day art gallery, speeches and stories and food.

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Emergency Services Day: PHOTO GALLERY

Emergency Services Day: PHOTO GALLERY

For the first time ever, Emergency Services in Kamloops join forces to present Emergency Services Day, recently, on May 14. The free event combines Emergency Preparedness Week with National Police Week to give the opportunity for residents to meet the emergency response community. The event features a variety of emergency services partners:Kamloops Fire Rescue, local RCMP, BC Ambulance Service and ...

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The key to a splendid visit

The key to a splendid visit

Rana Upreti from Delhi, India and grandson Etasit from New York state play the street piano in front of Erwin’s bakery at St. Paul Street and Fourth Avenue. The pair was visiting Kamloops last  weekend and was blessed with  summer-like weather. The outlook this  coming weekend is less encouraging, with showers  and cooler temperatures forecast. Allen Douglas/KTW

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Blooming in spring

Blooming in spring

With spring in full swing, plant sales are growing. This sale took place last weekend at St. Andrews on the Square, at Seymour Street and Second Avenue. The same venue will be used on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon as the CanGo Grannies host their fifth annual plant sale. Allen Douglas/KTW

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Booking time in line

Booking time in line

We may be in the digital age, but good, old-fashioned comic books remain popular, as was evident Saturday by the lineup of people waiting to enter High Octane Comics and Collectibles in downtown Kamloops on Free Comic Book Day. Allen Douglas photos/KTW

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Take in CHBA’s Parade of Homes

Take in CHBA’s Parade of Homes

Fourteen of Kamloops’ best homes are being showcased in a new event by the Canadian Home Builders Association Central Interior (CHBA-CI) called the Parade of Homes. “We understand looking for a home can be a challenge, but this is a fun way for the people of Kamloops to get a sense of what’s out there,” said CHBA-CI president Matt McCurrach. ...

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Boogie raises $160,000

Boogie raises $160,000

The 19th annual Boogie The Bridge event took place Sunday as more than 2,600 people ran or walked the various distances. Charities helped by Boogie are the Crossing Bridges Outreach Program and A Way Home, which provides support and housing for homeless youth in Kamloops. Money raised before expenses was $160,000. Allen Douglas photos/KTW  

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Boogie The Bridge: Final week of training

Boogie The Bridge: Final week of training

The 2016 CFJC-TV Boogie The Bridge takes place on Sunday, April 24. In this series, organizer Jo Berry offers tips through her column and participants Susan Duncan, Kathy Elliott and Kathy Sinclair pen diaries as they progress through their training. All the information on Boogie can be found online at boogiethebridge.com. Pick up a copy of KTW each Tuesday to follow the progress of ...

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