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Electrical fire doused at John Tod Community Centre

Electrical fire doused at John Tod Community Centre

Kamloops firefighters were called to the John Tod Community Centre at 4 p.m. on Tuesday to douse a fire in an electrical panel. Capt. Jeff Bell said there were no injuries and the investigation into how the fire started is continuing. The call was the third of the day for the fire department, which put out a small blaze in ...

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‘Dirty’ robber fails to clean out construction worker

‘Dirty’ robber fails to clean out construction worker

Police are on the lookout for a “very dirty” would-be robber after an attempted mugging at a Kamloops construction site. RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said a man holding a knife walked up to a worker on site at a home under construction in Campbell Creek in east Kamloops just after 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, demanding the worker’s wallet. “When the ...

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Will last Hip show be screened at Sandman Centre?

Will last Hip show be screened at Sandman Centre?

Those who attended the Tragically Hip concert in Kamloops in September could not have known it would be their last chance to see the band play live in the Tournament Capital. Lead singer Gord Downie has since been diagnosed with incurable brain cancer and the Hip are in the midst of their farewell tour, the Man Machine Poem Tour, which ...

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Aberdeen Mall evacuated after leak, power outage

Aberdeen Mall evacuated after leak, power outage

Aberdeen Mall was evacuated at about 2 p.m. Tuesday following reports of a power outage and the smell of smoke. Kamloops Fire Rescue attended and discovered a rooftop leak, from which water entered an electrical panel. There were no injuries reported. An Aberdeen Mall spokeswoman told KTW an electrician is on site and the mall could be open by 3:30 ...

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Transgender rights legislation introduced

Transgender rights legislation introduced

Premier Christy Clark joins Justice Minister Suzanne Anton, Liberal MLA Jane Thornthwaite, NDP MLA Spencer Chandra-Herbert and transgender rights advocates at the B.C. legislature Monday. Tom Fletcher/Black Press The B.C. government has passed amendments to its Human Rights Code to specify protection for “gender identity and gender expression,” a reversal by the B.C. Liberals after years of saying transgendered people ...

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Kamloops man gets jail time for filming stepdaughter stepping out of shower

Kamloops man gets jail time for filming stepdaughter stepping out of shower

A Kamloops man who secretly recorded videos of his teenaged stepdaughter getting out of the shower will spend the next 15 months in prison. The 48-year-old cannot be named because the victim’s name is protected by a court-ordered ban on publication. Court heard he surreptitiously recorded three videos of his stepdaughter, who was 13 or 14 at the time, as ...

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Downtown apartment fire quickly knocked down

Downtown apartment fire quickly knocked down

A resident of the apartment building at Third Avenue and Seymour St. comforts his cat as Kamloops Fire Rescue work to extinguish a fire in a storage room on the rear of the complex on Tuesday morning (July 26). Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week At about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Kamloops firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the building housing ...

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Kamloops woman is Set for Life after lottery win

Kamloops woman is Set for Life after lottery win

Melody Manuel’s husband bought her the winning Set for Life 15th anniversary ticket at the Paul Lake Husky in Kamloops. A Kamloops woman’s birthday present from her husband cost a few bucks — but turned out being worth more than a million dollars. Melody Manuel’s husband gave her a $5 Set for Life lottery ticket as a birthday present and ...

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NewLeaf flights to begin Saturday

NewLeaf flights to begin Saturday

NewLeaf Travel Company took to the skies from Kelowna, Hamilton and Winnipeg yesterday as the nation’s latest discount air-travel company tries to establish itself in the market. NewLeaf, which is in partnership with Flair Air, is scheduled to begin flights from Kamloops to Edmonton and Victoria beginning on Saturday, July 30, and on Saturdays and Wednesdays thereafter. The total round-trip ...

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New rules in effect for mine tailings ponds

New rules in effect for mine tailings ponds

The latest changes to B.C. mine regulations bring the province closer to its goal of preventing another tailings pond failure, according an independent expert who investigated the 2014 dam breach at Mt. Polley mine in the Cariboo. Dirk van Zyl, professor of mining and the environment at the University of B.C. and one of three outside reviewers of the Mt. ...

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