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Kamloops teen struck by vehicle, suffers serious injury

A 15-year-old girl was taken to Royal Inland Hospital on Friday with a serious lower-body injury after being struck by a vehicle in Westsyde. Kamloops...

City of Kamloops buys two North Shore homes for $560K; will demolish for $120K

The City of Kamloops is hoping that tearing down two houses on the northeast side of Spirit Square on the North Shore will improve...

Payment method at hospital parkade changing — back to prepaying and estimating time at...

Just months after exit lanes at the new parkade at Royal Inland Hospital were reduced from two to one, how parking is paid for...

Don’t fall for this email scam demanding payment for traffic tickets

An email scam prevalent in the Lower Mainland has spread to Kamloops. People receiving emails demanding payment for traffic tickets should not pay it, nor...

Woman, dog die in mobile-home fire near Clearwater

A North Thompson woman is dead following a fire at a mobile home in Blackpool on Thursday night. Mike Smith, chief of Clearwater Volunteer Fire...

Kamloops seniors’ care home part of proposed sale to Chinese company

While the federal government has yet to weigh in, the Chinese insurance company seeking to buy a majority share in the province’s biggest retirement-home...

November residential numbers up 10 per cent from last year

Another increase in both Kamloops’ real-estate sales and median prices continues to defy trends in Greater Vancouver. Kamloops & District Real Estate Association reported more...

Vigil Sunday in Kamloops to oppose pipeline expansion

The organizer of a protest against the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion is hoping to spark a community conversation about the project now approved...

Prince George defeats Kamloops in Movember contest; Mayor Milobar to don Cougars’ jersey

Their Kamloops moustaches raised more than $4,000 for men’s health, but the total isn’t enough to beat the facial hair fundraising prowess of Prince...

Sun Rivers to relist course, Hoodoos

Ranchero Enterprises signed a letter of intent to purchase Sun Rivers golf course and Sun Rivers in September. That deal has since collapsed. Sun Rivers’...

Drugs charges, child in custody following police raid of Library Square condo unit

  Two people are facing drug charges and a young child is in the care of social workers after Kamloops Mounties executed two warrants on...

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Centre helps assault survivors heal

Charlene Eden calls them “our kiddos” — the children who use the colourful corner playroom at the Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre to work...

Second-warmest November on record — but Old Man Winter is coming to Kamloops

Last month was the warmest November in a century and the second-warmest on record. “We were five degrees above seasonal norm,” Environment Canada meteorologist Ross...

Accused killer back in court on Dec. 15

A Fraser Valley man accused of killing a woman in a Kamloops hotel this past summer will be arraigned later this month. David Albert Miller's...

Plan a ride home as CounterAttack has begun in Kamloops

Police CounterAttack roadblocks began this week and will continue through the Christmas season. “It doesn’t take much alcohol or many drugs to impair your driving,”...

Scouting competition resurrected four decades later

Rhys Paetkau found it in the Boy Scouts’ storage room, the trophy’s silver cup and wooden base covered in years of dust. It had been...

Police investigation at Library Square continues

Kamloops Mounties have been at the Library Square condo building in North Kamloops all day Wednesday, but remain tight-lipped about why. Three officers have been...

Sign in Kamloops sparks debate on First Nations history in Kamloops

A Kamloops MLA candidate is unimpressed with a provincial sign outlining the early history of the city. The sign at the Columbia Street viewpoint has...

Probation for killing of newborn in Kamloops

A mother who drowned her newborn son in a sink because she had to write a university exam has avoided jail. Courtney Fawn Saul was...