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Silence is man’s golden ticket out of jail

A Kamloops man who refused to speak or acknowledge anyone in court on Tuesday has been released from jail after a judge said he...

UBCM to consider motion focused on those with disabilities

Delegates to the annual gathering of the Union of B.C. Municipalities will be asked this week to support a motion to make life easier...

Mines minister: Agreement between KGHM Ajax and City of Kamloops could be worth $4...

It won’t be a condition of final approval, but Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett said the province would be open to writing...

United Way kickoff breakfast updates three-year campaign; honours 2015 campaign champions

The United Way Thompson-Nicola-Cariboo changed the way it runs its fundraising last year, announcing a three-year goal of collecting $6.5 million. In making that announcement...

Man with hep C gets nine months for spitting in face of Mountie

A hepatitis C-positive Kamloops man who spat in the face of a police officer before telling the Mountie he had been infected with the...

Kamloops man on life support after suspected accidental fentanyl-laced overdose

A Kamloops man is on life support in Kelowna General Hospital after an accidental drug overdose on Saturday night. Interior Health told KTW five people...

Chief Gottfriedson witnesses reconciliation ceremony with Prince William

Shane Gottfriedson, B.C. regional chief for the Assembly of First Nations and former longtime Tk’emlups Indian Band chief, witnessed Prince William, the Duke of...

Ajax assessment still on hold

KGHM Ajax says it is still working to resume the environmental assessment for its proposed copper and gold mine, but it’s not clear if...

Provincial Winter Fair declares weekend a success . . . (ditto)

Two competing Interior country fairs with the same dates and same name each declared success Monday following their weekend events. On Friday, the Provincial Winter...

A call for a living-wage policy in Kamloops

A Kamloops city councillor would like to see the city adopt living-wage policies for its staff and contract workers, but a discussion at council...

Amnesty on way for gun owners

Police across B.C. are offering amnesty in October for gun owners looking to get rid of weapons — even if they are illegal. “It’s a...

Update: Kamloops Mounties search house for armed suspect; home is empty

A police incident in downtown Kamloops has ended with the possibility the drama that unfolded was a result of a false alarm. Kamloops Mounties surrounded...

Police surround downtown Kamloops home after report of handgun in area

Kamloops Mounties have surrounded a house at 146 Columbia St. downtown on Monday afternoon following reports of a person in the area with a...

Despite ‘extreme risk’ to reoffend, mentally ill woman released from custody

A mentally ill Kamloops woman who is dead set on murdering her disabled sister and then killing herself has been released from jail despite...

The Blind Kid chases his dream

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCVaa3kZVtQ&feature=em-upload_owner   Slouching on a concrete bench on  McArthur Island, Brett Devloo looks like any other 21-year-old skater. He wears his hat backwards and hits the jumps...

Bryan Adams to play Kamloops on Nov. 18

Bryan Adams wants Kamloopsians to get up and get out to his concert at Sandman Centre on Friday, Nov.18. The Get Up Tour is in...

Sun Peaks wants province to look at rental market

Sun Peaks wants to encourage short-term rentals in its resort municipality. But Mayor Al Raine also wants to make sure those rentals are fairly taxed. He...

Cattlemen call on province to focus on water storage

The province needs to invest in infrastructure for water storage, B.C. Cattlemen's Association told a committee of government and Opposition MLAs. The association was one...

Many Kamloops classrooms filled with out-of-province, out-of-city students

The Kamloops-Thompson board of education was curious about from where new students to the district are coming — and a review of registration information...

Merritt mill closure latest in series of Interior setbacks going back 15 years

The planned closure of Tolko's Merritt sawmill by the end of the year — throwing 200 workers out of a job — is the...