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Bepple seeking NDP nomination in Kamloops-South Thompson

A former Kamloops councillor is making a bid to represent the NDP in next May’s provincial election. Nancy Bepple is expected to officially announce on...

Three years in prison for ‘wanton, unprovoked’ attack on Walmart security guard

A 19-year-old who stabbed a Walmart security guard five times — narrowly missing his heart — is a "danger to society" who must serve...

Update: Kamloops Mounties arrest suspect in connection to stabbing of cab driver

UPDATE: Kamloops RCMP announced on Wednesday at 10 p.m. that, with the public's help, a suspect in the stabbing of a Kamloops taxi driver has...

Accused in gas station robbery due back in court next week

A man accused of robbing the Safeway gas bar on Eighth Street is set to return to court next week. Edward Duffy made a first...

Kamloops safe-injection site could open this year, IHA says

Interior Health Authority hopes to open a safe-injection site in Kamloops before the end of the year. “Ideally, we would want that,” said Dr. Silvina...

TRU awarded for mentor program

IN THE PHOTO: Thompson Rivers University journalism students were encouraged by profs to attend career mentoring sessions last year, linking them with local journalists and...

Suspect in trailer-park shooting granted bail

A man accused of firing shots at a North Kamloops trailer park Saturday has been granted bail. Ezra Adair, 61, was released on conditions by...

From prison to priesthood, new Kamloops bishop ready for role

The new Bishop of Kamloops will be joined by several thousand people on Thursday at the Sandman Centre to celebrate his ordination as the head of...

Plans for amphitheatre at Monte Creek progressing through TNRD

Monte Creek Ranch Winery is one step closer in its bid to create an outdoor amphitheatre on its site nine kilometres east of Kamloops....

Evading taxes, fleeing Canada will cost Kamloops business man 90 days in jail, $49K

An oilfield consultant who evaded taxes and left the country to avoid punishment was led away in handcuffs from Kamloops provincial court on Tuesday. James...

Sentencing for Salmon Arm love-triangle killer delayed until next year

A sentencing hearing for a 24-year-old man convicted in June of first-degree murder has been delayed until January. Crown and defence lawyers were set to...

Kamloops truck thief busted by GPS

A couple who just brought home a new truck used a remotely operated GPS unit to help RCMP locate their stolen vehicle the next...

TIB bans non-members from South Thompson beach

The Tk’emlups Indian Band is banning non-members from its beachfront property after what one councillor says is years of bad behaviour. Coun. Jeanette Jules said...

Kamloops man completes cross-country trek with Hip on farewell tour

When Colin McGaffin looks back on the hundreds of kilometres of driving and 14 concerts along the way, it’s an early moment that stands...

Jail could be next step for 13-year-old who posted beating on social media, judge...

A 13-year-old who went from being a straight-A student and rep sports player convictions for break and enter and assault is one step away...

Tips lead to arrest in North Shore gas station robbery

Tips from the public have helped police collar a suspect in the robbery last week of a North Kamloops gas station. The Safeway gas bar...

Nederpel announces candidacy for NDP in Kamloops-North Thompson

A health care worker and union leader will run for the NDP in Kamloops-North Thompson in next year's provincial election. Barb Nederpel announced her candidacy...

B.C. will be home base for Royal couple’s September visit

Victoria will be home base for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge when they make their second visit to Canada in late September. The visit...

Kamloops man target of fraud investigation after meeting Clearwater woman on dating site

A Kamloops man is the target of a fraud investigation in the North Thompson after allegedly scamming a woman he met on a dating...

Arrest made after shots fired at North Kamloops trailer park

One man is custody after multiple shots were fired at a North Kamloops trailer park on Saturday. Police were called to a mobile-home park in...