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Celebrating Overlander Days

Celebrating Overlander Days

The annual celebration took place on Saturday, Aug. 16, at McDonald Park on the North Shore. KTW photographer Allen Douglas dropped by to take in the fun.  

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Pioneering friendship

Pioneering friendship

Sharing the experience of gliding atop the water are newly acquainted playmates Malia Ross (left) and Malik Feero during an outing to Pioneer Park with their parents. The forecast for sunshine and temperatures in the mid-30s through next week should mean busy beaches in Kamloops. Dave Eagles photo/KTW  

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Stephanie finds it really is a Small World

Stephanie finds it really is a Small World

When Stephanie Fowles first stepped foot on the hardwood floors of the repossessed house, she saw the big windows and floors and immediately felt the house could have kids in it. “The bankers and realtors thought that it was a crazy idea,” Fowles recalls. It didn’t deter her resolve to renovate and create what has become a legendary institution in ...

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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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Photo Gallery: Horse Barn small animal sale

Photo Gallery: Horse Barn small animal sale

The Horse Barn in the Mount Paul Industrial Park, next to Mount Paul Golf Course, is in the midst of hosting monthly small-animal markets. The latest sale of small animals took place on the weekend, with many furry creatures finding good homes. Make note of the next small-animal market — on Sunday, Aug. 24. KTW’s Allen Douglas dropped by to ...

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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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