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Fatal crash closes Coquihalla Highway north of Merritt

The southbound lanes of the Coquihalla Highway between Kamloops and Merritt remains closed Tuesday morning following a fatal crash between the Helmer interchange and...

More fishing curtailed by province

The province has temporarily shut down fishing on Nicola River, Coldwater River and Spius Creek to help protect steelhead and other trout from health...

Kamloops Mounties seek hit-and-run driver

Police are trying to track down a driver who fled the scene after striking a jogger over the weekend, landing the runner in hospital...

Overdose Awareness Day at Kamloops Farmers’ Market

When her son Tyler died earlier this year, Sherry Robinson didn’t want to talk about it. Even with family and friends it was a challenge...

Circle Creek Ranch to host 78th annual Provincial Winter Fair

Organizers of this year’s Provincial Winter Fair in Kamloops are hoping to bring the tradition back to the city by staging the event close...

Wine on Save-On shelves by Thanksgiving?

After a turbulent approval process at Kamloops City Hall, Overwaitea Food Group director of wines Steve Moriarty said the Sahali Save-On Foods is on...

B.C. prepares for postal disruption

The B.C. government’s Plan B for income-assistance cheques and other time-sensitive documents could be re-activated as the long-running Canada Post labour dispute reaches another...

Kamloops man at wheel in fatal crash accused of driving while banned

A Kamloops man who avoided jail after killing his friend in a drunken crash in 2012 now stands accused of violating the driving ban...

Kamloops sheriff ensnared in Creep Hunters sting

Police are investigating a Kamloops deputy sheriff who appears to have been caught by a vigilante group targeting online sex predators. Kelowna Creep Hunters posted...

New rules for off-road riding in Kamloops area

The province hopes to better protect sensitive grasslands when it enacts restrictions as of Thursday for off-loading riding in Lac Du Bois and lower...

Probe into suspicious death continues; deceased identified

Kamloops RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are continuing their joint investigation into a suspicious death at the Super 8 Motel in Aberdeen. Police were...

Jogger in serious condition after hit-and-run crash

A jogger is in serious condition in hospital after a hit-and-run crash on the Tk'emlups Indian Band reserve on Sunday, police say. RCMP Staff Sgt....

Transit routes tweaked in time for school year

Five Kamloops bus routes are getting some fine-tuning in time for fall. BC Transit will add trips to the city’s Pacific Way, North Shore TRU...

Police investigating death at Aberdeen hotel

Kamloops police are investigating a suspicious death at an Aberdeen hotel. RCMP Staff Sgt. Edward Preto said emergency crews were called to the Super 8...

SD73’s international student program half of original goal

When the Kamloops-Thompson school board introduced an international student program in 1998, 20 full-time equivalent young people came to Kamloops to study. Since then, the...

Trucker accused of multiple highway beatings of spouse following hockey argument

An Alberta truck driver accused of beating his girlfriend with a soup can over a period of hours in the cab of his rig...

Taxi company taking donations for cabbie injured in Wednesday stabbing

A cabbie stabbed early Wednesday morning is recovering and responding to visitors through gestures. Cal Huntington remains in Royal Inland Hospital where he was taken...

UPDATED: Merritt mother, three children found safe

UPDATE: Monica Jacob and her three children have been found safe. The Merritt RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a 32-year-old woman and...

Suspended sentence following violent January crime spree

A First Nations man with a long record that includes violent offences was given a suspended sentence Friday for a crime spree that included...

Projected enrolment numbers down for Kamloops-Thompson school district

The Kamloops-Thompson school district is expecting fewer students to arrive for class next month than returned from summer vacation last year. While the number for...