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Kamloops Airport to host travel show

Kamloops Airport to host travel show

The Kamloops Airport is hosting the Kamloops Travel Show on Friday, Oct. 24, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Offering free parking, the event is open to the public to learn more about travel opportunities. Up to 24 representatives from travel companies and tour operators will be on hand: Fitness travel, group travel, river cruising, New Sun destinations, Adventure travel, ...

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Two shows under one roof at Interior Savings Centre

Two shows under one roof at Interior Savings Centre

For years, the Kamloops Fall Home Show has been a staple of autumn at Interior Savings Centre. Right around this time each year, as the leaves change colour and twirl to the ground, Kamloops homeowners make their way to the downtown arena to get inspired to renovate, decorate and recreate. This year, home-show owner Jim Rice has added to the ...

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Running for the Cure

Running for the Cure

In the photo: Jordan Fisher makes sure daughter Paetyn, 4, is ready to run in last weekend’s annual CIBC Run for the Cure. Kamloops participants raised $159,000 for breast-cancer research. Allen Douglas photos/KTW   More photos from the Oct. 5 CIBC Run for the Cure:        

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In a pickle

In a pickle

Darlene DeMarzo and partner Ken Wong play pickleball in the Tournament Capital Centre during National Seniors Day celebrations on Wedmesday, Oct. 1. Dave Eagles photo/KTW

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Community briefs: GreenJobsBC hosting town-hall event in Kamloops

Community briefs: GreenJobsBC hosting town-hall event in Kamloops

GreenJobsBC will be holding a town-hall event in Kamloops to discuss possibilities for a green economy and get feedback about its goals for creating local jobs that are good for the economy and the environment. The town hall will bring together members of the community, including labour and environmental groups, to talk about how to achieve these goals. The event ...

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Classics in the sun

Classics in the sun

Many attending the classic-car show and shine at Smith Chevrolet on the weekend gave a nod to Ian Pike’s 1918 Chev 490 truck (above) as the star — but Ian’s tales may be even more impressive. KTW’s Allen Douglas dropped by the Notre Dame Drive dealership to get a closer look at the classics on display.    

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Stepping on the September grass

Stepping on the September grass

James Garner and Erin Aarenritchie-Bonat take advantage of a perfect September weekend by visiting Riverside Park. The month has been spectacular, weather-wise, and, despite forecast showers today (Sept. 23) through Thursday, the sun is set to return by Friday. Allen Douglas photo/KTW  

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Hamster power

Hamster power

Some hamsters are made for speed, while others need coaxing, as was discovered on the weekend at Petland’s hamster races. KTW’s Allen Douglas dropped by to capture the action.  

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Registration for Cubs, Beavers

Registration for Cubs, Beavers

The First Heffley Creek Cubs and Beaver Scouts is holding its annual registration at Rayleigh elementary on Monday, Sept. 15. Kids between the ages of five and 10 are welcome to sign up from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the school’s community room, 306 Puett Ranch Rd. For more information, call 250-578-2003, email 1stheffleycreek@gmail.com or go online to scouts.ca.

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A North Shore conversation starter

A North Shore conversation starter

In his time as the general manager of the North Shore Business Improvement Association (NSBIA), Steven Puhallo has heard some less-than-flattering comments directed at his turf. “At last year’s Overlander Days, I was talking to a young father who came up and said, ‘I had no idea it was this nice over here,’” Puhallo said. “I asked, ‘What do you ...

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