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#$@&%*! in Kamloops could lead to $$$$$$ out of pocket

#$@&%*! in Kamloops could lead to $$$$$$ out of pocket

Use a naughty word on city streets and Kamloops bylaw officers could soon be after you with a swear jar. Corporate services and community safety director David Duckworth said the city is looking at new bylaws targeting swearing, fighting and other bad behaviours in public spaces. Measures could come to city council for debate this fall. Duckworth said the city ...

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Premiers blast U.S. lumber claim

Premiers blast U.S. lumber claim

Premier Christy Clark and other provincial and territorial leaders have written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, asking him to refute the latest lumber trade action by U.S. interests. “Unfair and inaccurate allegations of Canadian lumber subsidies” have been made by 25 U.S. Senators to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, seeking a reduced cap on Canadian lumber sales, the premiers wrote ...

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Mueller : ‘Zero tolerance’ for group intent on crime

Mueller : ‘Zero tolerance’ for group intent on crime

IN THE PHOTO: Kamloops RCMP Supt. Brad Mueller told the city’s Co-ordinated Enforcement Task Force on Monday, July 25, police will have zero tolerance with a group police have identified to be “intent on creating social discord, living on the prevails of the crime.” KTW file photo The city’s top cop says Kamloops RCMP will crack down on transients who ...

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Ninety days in jail for hiding child porn on work computer

Ninety days in jail  for hiding child porn on work computer

A former Thompson Rivers University administrator who was fired after getting caught hiding child pornography on his work computer will spend 90 days behind bars. But it’s not yet known what other sanctions, if any, will be connected to Andrew McKay’s sentence. The 55-year-old was charged after a backlogged office printer at TRU spat out an image of a naked ...

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Kamloops Chamber takes issue with Cavers’ comments on pipeline project

Kamloops Chamber takes issue with Cavers’ comments on pipeline project

  The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce has criticized a city councillor for attending last week’s Trans Mountain pipeline panel hearing as a private citizen to speak against the proposal. Donovan Cavers appeared at the hearing at Thompson Rivers University, raising the issue of climate change in his opposition to Kinder Morgan’s pipeline plans. “The elephant in the room is climate ...

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Butler gets 13 years before parole eligibility for killing ex-girlfriend

Butler gets 13 years before parole eligibility for killing ex-girlfriend

A 42-year-old man who killed his former girlfriend, telling police she was a demon, was sentenced Monday in B.C. Supreme Court to serve at least 13 years in prison before he is eligible for parole. Christopher Butler pleaded guilty in August of last year to second-degree murder in connection to the death of Deanne Wheeler. Butler immediately notified police after ...

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Another severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kamloops

Another severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kamloops

Another severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Kamloops and the South Thompson region. Environment Canada issued the warning at 10:45 a.m.. on Monday, noting “conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the ...

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Kamloops’ ‘Bike Guy’ pleads guilty — but will keep tinkering with two wheels

Kamloops’ ‘Bike Guy’ pleads guilty — but will keep tinkering with two wheels

The black-market “Bike Guy” of Kamloops will be allowed to ply his trade on stolen bicycles despite being busted red-handed this week while dismantling a stolen RCMP bait bike. Terrace Rudachyk pleaded guilty in Kamloops provincial court on Friday to one count each of possession of stolen property and possession of break-in instruments, as well as an unrelated charge of ...

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Video brings Kamloops Hospice’s message to the masses

Video brings Kamloops Hospice’s message to the masses

Kamloops Hospice Society executive director Wendy Marlow and Mastermind Studios owner Peter Cameron-Inglis celebrate the release of an informational video unveiled July 21 at Sun Rivers Resort’s Hoodoos restaurant. Dave Eagles/KTW If you’ve never had friends or family stay at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home, Wendy Marlow thinks this is the time to learn more about what it ...

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Suspicious-activity call leads to stolen truck, shotgun — and an arrest

Suspicious-activity call leads to stolen truck, shotgun — and an arrest

An Alberta man will likely face firearms- and property-related charges in Kamloops after being busted early Friday morning with a stolen truck and a loaded shotgun. RCMP Staff Sgt. Michael Grondin said police were called to a gas station parking lot on Thursday night for a report of suspicious activity involving a black Dodge pickup with Alberta plates. By the ...

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