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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...

UPDATED: Pendrel wins bronze in Rio

It would have been easy to count her out. When an early crash sent Kamloops’ Catharine Pendrel to the ground on Saturday morning in Rio...

Updates coming to council on Stuart Wood and Daily News site

Kamloops city council should get an update on the statues of two vacant city-owned properties this fall. CAO David Trawin said after months of working...

UPDATED: No injuries as Westsyde home gutted by fire

Kamloops Fire Rescue crews are mopping up after flames tore through a home in Westsyde on Friday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the Karindale Road...

Cops had ‘tunnel vision’ during drug, weapon investigation, lawyer argues

The lawyer defending a man on trial for weapons charges argued Friday police are guilty of "investigative tunnel vision" linking him to a rifle...

Province expecting increase in wildfires this weekend

The B.C. Wildfire Service is expecting increased wildfire activity this weekend. Hot, dry weather and gusty winds are in the forecast and the public...

Nederpel expected to announce NDP candidacy on Monday

The first potential NDP candidate to announce a run in next year's provincial election has scheduled an event Monday. Barb Nederpel is expected to announce...

Kamloops planners looking at balance, infill residential

A city of Kamloops planner says plans to revise the city’s official community plan to focus more on infill in core neighbourhoods is seeing...

Downtown businesses expanding operating hours

It’s been talked about for years, but Gay Pooler thinks Kamloops’ downtown may finally be ready to stay up past 5 p.m. “If somebody wants...