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Fedan likely to face jail time: lawyers

Fedan likely to face jail time: lawyers

The driver of a pickup that rounded a corner beside McArthur Island at twice the legal limit, losing control and killing the two passengers he was taking home cannot avoid jail, lawyers have agreed. A B.C. Supreme Court justice will determine tomorrow (Oct. 31) just how long Wayne Fedan will spend in jail. Fedan, 53, was charged after a single-vehicle ...

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Prepping park

Prepping park

Horizon North Logistics Inc. president and CEO Bob German joins Tk’emlups Indian Band Coun. Colleen Mosterd-McLean in officially breaking ground on the opening of the company’s new head offices in Kamloops on Friday, Oct. 24. Preparation work is underway for expanded office space at the Mount Paul Industrial Park site. Construction will consolidate administrative and head-office functions, moving most of ...

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Pedestrians call for changes at intersection

Pedestrians call for changes at intersection

Carmen Babic was a few steps into the crosswalk at the corner of Lansdowne Street and Third Avenue when she saw a flash out of the corner of her eye. “The front end of the car went into my back, all 3,200 pounds,” she said. “I went up into the air and onto the hood, into the window.”  The driver ...

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Council candidates go back to school

Council candidates go back to school

IN THIS PHOTO: City council candidate Mike O’Reilly (standing) addresses students in a Westsyde secondary classroom this week. Candidates were invited to speak to the high-school socials students ahead of a mock class vote next month. O’Reilly was joined at Westsyde by Nancy Bepple, Donovan Cavers and Jenny Green. (Andrea Klassen/KTW) After an hour with four of the 28 candidates running ...

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Police: Be safe, be careful this Halloween

Police: Be safe, be careful this Halloween

Kamloops Mounties have some tips for trick-or-treaters and Halloween revellers of all ages to make sure the night goes smoothly. RCMP Cpl. Cheryl Bush said police are asking everyone to take extra precautions on Halloween to ensure the safety of children going door-to-door and other people out enjoying the festivities. “Police anticipate the night to be busy,” she said. “There ...

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Council candidates take tour of Ajax site

Council candidates take tour of Ajax site

A tour of the Ajax mine site for city council candidates is getting mixed reviews. About 18 mayor and council candidates attended the two-hour tour and presentation hosted by KGHM Ajax on Wednesday, Oct. 29.  Media and members of the public were not invited.  Coun. Ken Christian, who has toured the proposed site of the copper and gold mine before, ...

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Chefs in the City goes next week

Chefs in the City goes next week

While the food and beverages are the focus, the real benefit of Chefs in the City shows up in classrooms at Thompson Rivers University in the view of some of the chefs taking part. Ed Walker, culinary-arts instructor at the university, said the event — which happens this year on Monday, Nov. 3, in the Campus Activity Centre — provides ...

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Changes to Out of the Cold

Changes to Out of the Cold

The Out of the Cold program will be up and running on Nov. 5, but will no longer be the go-to shelter when the mercury drops below –7 C.  Out of the Cold is a staple during Kamloops winters. Housed in the basement of St. Paul’s Cathedral, it provides hot meals, toiletries, donated clothing and warm beds to the city’s ...

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Updated: City of Kamloops mailout mistake has TNRD candidate miffed

Updated: City of Kamloops mailout mistake has TNRD candidate miffed

UPDATE 30/10/14: Area P candidate John Sternig reports the city of Kamloops’ voter information cards  have also turned up in mailboxes on Shuswap Road, Westsyde Road past the city limits, and in Rivershore. He’s now concerned the cards may effect director races in Areas L and J. “This is a really piss-poor effort,” Sternig told KTW.   A Thompson-Nicola Regional ...

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