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Polar Bear Swim 2017: Welcoming the new year with a splash in Kamloops

Hardy souls greeted the new year on Sunday at noon by plunging into the frigid South Thompson River at Riverside Park. Dozens braved the...

Piping in 2017 with Scottish flair

Janet MacKay hosted a Scottish New Year celebration at her Valleyview home. Participants gathered at 4 p.m. to ring in the new year on Scotland...

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Investors Group and walking the Wok

IN THE PHOTO: Investors Group has been an excellent fundraising partner for the KTW Christmas Cheer Fund with a 13- year running total donated of...

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Car-sized contribution from Volkswagen Kamloops

IN THE PHOTO: Terry Lowe (centre, with cheque) and his staff at VW of Kamloops get in the Christmas spirit on Friday, Dec. 16. Every Friday...

Holidays create special opportunities for people living with dementia

Sandra Lewis, general manager Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre, writes about patients with dementia and the Christmas season. The spirit of Christmas is all around us...

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Western Karate Academy kicks in more than $7,000

Students of Jim Doan's Western Karate Academy raised $7,475 from this year's kick-a-thon, bringing the KTW Christmas Cheer Fund to $27,416 as of Friday...

Raising money for an ultrasound machine at Royal Inland Hospital

Scott’s Inn and Restaurant has supported the ICCHA/Wish Fund, which has raised more than $500,000 to buy much-needed equipment for Royal Inland Hospital since...

Investing in Christmas Cheer

Dean Nicholson and the staff at Investors Group in Kamloops got a little boost to start their fundraising for the KTW Christmas Cheer Fund...

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Sewing up help for KTW Cheer Fund

Findlay’s Vacuum and Sewing Machine World is looking for sewers on Saturday, Dec. 10, to help make winter hats for those in need. The shop...

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Music to Cheer the soul

Eleven year-old Wesley Mah (left) and sisters Vanessa, 9, and Christina, 7, brought some Christmas Cheer to KTW’s office yesterday. The Mah siblings raised...

KTW CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND: Western Karate Academy kicks in its donations

Western Karate Academy students did their part once again this year to raise money for the KTW Christmas Cheer Fund. Students took part in the...

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Commodore event a delicious way for you to help

Lend a hand to the KTW Christmas Cheer Fund and get fed in the process. Tickets are on sale now for a fundraiser dinner at...

Secret Santa wants your help in gifting seniors

The Centre for Seniors Information is collecting donations for its Secret Santa project for low-income, high-risk seniors. Trees are located at London Drugs downtown, Your...

Blue Christmas services set for Kamloops

Christmas isn’t always a merry time for people and, this year, four churches are acknowledging that reality. Three Blue Christmas services are planned this month,...

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Centre helps assault survivors heal

Charlene Eden calls them “our kiddos” — the children who use the colourful corner playroom at the Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre to work...