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Warning of man near Kamloops school a false alarm

A man reported as acting suspiciously outside a Westsyde school on Wednesday afternoon did not have bad intentions, according to Kamloops Mounties. Police had sent...

Pipeline info meeting Thursday night

Construction on the Kamloops leg of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline could be underway by September, Kamloops city council heard Tuesday. Greg Toth, senior director...

Sexual-assault trial: Woman testifies she rejected accused’s advances

Consent is the issue a B.C. Supreme Court judge will have to address at the conclusion of an emotional trial of a Thompson Rivers...
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New rules for food trucks in Kamloops

The Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association says a new set of rules for food truck owners strikes a good balance for the neighbourhood. At a...

Ousted Adams Lake Indian Band council members focus of meeting

The chief of the Adams Lake Indian Band is curious about what might happen at a general meeting on Thursday night. Paul Michel, who was...

Warning issued after man approached girls near Kamloops elementary school

Kamloops Mounties are searching for what they call a suspicious man who was speaking to girls and reaching at them at a Westsyde elementary...

Accused robber remains in jail

A Kamloops man accused of holding up a downtown bank last week will remain behind bars until at least next month. Roger Jerry Decoine is...

AGM will feature plans for B.C. Lottery Corporation’s HQ

Future plans for the B.C. Lottery Corporation’s head office downtown will be discussed at the annual general meeting of the Kamloops Central Business Improvement...

Love triangle murder sentencing hearing to resume May 30

A Salmon Arm man who shot to death his romantic rival as a result of a high school love triangle more than eight years...

Crown, defence argue over consent in Kamloops sexual-assault trial

Consent is expected to be the main issue at the four-day trial of man accused of sexually assaulting two women following a New Year's...

B.C. budget 2017: Local reaction

The B.C. Liberal government pledged to cut MSP premiums by half and find a way to completely get rid of a tax that hits...

NDP pans MSP reduction plan in B.C. budget

Opposition politicians were quick to attack the B.C. Liberal government's plan to cut Medical Services Plan premiums by half next year and eliminate them...

Nurses’, teachers’ unions and mining industry weigh in on B.C. budget

Gayle Duteil, president of the B.C. Nurses’ Union, had some praise for what she called an election budget. She said she was surprised to hear...

B.C. budget proposes PST relief for business electricity bills

Finance Minister Mike de Jong has accepted the advice of a business advisory group, proposing to take the provincial sales tax off business electricity...

Kamloops Mountie gets his man — home

The Mounties always get their man. A particular Kamloops Mountie got his man home. On Friday, Feb. 17, when a transit driver in Kamloops noticed a...

Medical premiums cut by half in B.C. budget

The B.C. Liberal government's pre-election budget promises to cut Medical Services Plan premiums by half next year and eliminate them entirely after a consultation...

Kamloops council has property-tax hike at 2.7%

Add another $65 to your home budget for 2017. After the City of Kamloops’ latest round of budget talks, the owner of an average-assessed home...

Telus restores phone service to 500 customers in Kamloops 

As of Tuesday, Feb. 21, Telus had fully restored home phone service to about 500 customers in Kamloops. Telus spokeswoman Liz Sauvé said rising temperatures...

Sun Peaks rescue first time in B.C. drones used to find missing people

Kamloops Search and Rescue members used drones to find missing skiers late Monday night and early Tuesday morning in what the group said is...

Kamloops Search and Rescue teams rescue seven snowboarders near Sun Peaks

Following a long night, Kamloops Search and Rescue members found  seven snowboarders reported missing late Monday night from Sun Peaks Resort. The call to search...