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Kamloops Mounties on hunt for man who failed in bid to rob Sahali 7-Eleven...

Kamloops Mounties are looking for a would-be robber who failed in his attempt to extract cash from a clerk at the Sahali 7-Eleven store...

Grant will lead to improved trail in Peterson Creek Park

Wheelchair users and people with mobility issues will have an easier time navigating Peterson Creek Park thanks to a grant from the Rick Hansen...

Accused in death of uncle will stand trial on charge of second-degree murder

A Kamloops judge has ordered a Lytton man accused of stabbing his uncle to death last year to stand trial on a count of...

Chase mayor expects golf carts to return to streets in spring

The mayor of Chase predicts golf carts will be back on village streets this spring. Minister of Transportation and Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone announced...

Westsyde Pool now expected to reopen in late summer

Westsyde Pool should be open to the public by the end of the summer, according to an update from city hall. In a release, Heidi...

City agrees to rezone motel property to allow for seniors’ housing

Kamloops city council has officially signed off on a new seniors’ housing program to be operated out of a former downtown motel. Under the program,...

Kamloops Mounties searching for teen girl reported missing

Kamloops Mounties are asking for the public’s help in finding a teenaged girl. Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said 17-year-old Aislynn Hanson was reported  missing on Monday,...

Downtown Debate: If it’s dying, why is parking tight?

Scroll to bottom to read remaining three stories in this series For Jim Anderson, the easiest answer to a question on the vitality of the...

Downtown Debate: Councillor wants to see changes on board

Denis Walsh would like to see some changes on the board of the Kamloops Centre Business Improvement Association (KCBIA). “At least half should be on...

Downtown Debate: Allure includes low rent, more restaurants and being walkable

Mona Murray has a client who loves to come up from his home in California to check on his project in Kamloops. “He just loves...

Downtown Debate: Should they stay or should they go?

Two viewpoints on downtown, one from a retailer who left and one from a retailer who is staying: STAYING: Jody Tippett, Caduceus Chocolates, 228 Third...

Sexual assault trial ends; date for verdict to be set March 6

A former Thompson Rivers University student accused of raping an 18-year-old woman and aggressively fondling her 19-year-old friend after New Year's party two years...

Rivers Trail near Kamloops Airport closed to end of spring

The section of the Rivers Trail near Kamloops Airport is closed until the end of spring as work continues to replace a deteriorating stretch...

Kamloops Mountie returns to court March 9; charged with assaulting wife

A Kamloops police officer facing a criminal charge accused of assaulting his wife was not present for his first appearance in Kamloops provincial court...

National police spokesman says officers ‘outraged’ at sentence in assault of Mountie

An executive member of the National Police Federation says law-enforcement officers across Canada are "outraged" by the decision last month by a B.C. Supreme...

Kinder Morgan meeting in Kamloops draws 200

About 200 people attended a meeting Thursday evening to hear about Kinder Morgan’s construction plans, including the jobs on offer. There are expected to be...

Kamloops Cascades Casino wants to open taps earlier

Kamloops city council will take public feedback on whether Cascades Casino should be allowed to begin serving alcohol at an earlier time. The casino at...

Kamloops MP questions retirement-home chain sale to Chinese firm

Cathy McLeod wants an answer from the government on why it approved a Chinese company’s purchase of a retirement-home chain — and if that...

Rayleigh teen’s skate park dream on cusp of reality

Merek De Witte hasn’t been able to make it out to Kamloops city council’s budget debates since they take place during school hours. But the...

Kamloops council to consider anti-racism motion

Kamloops city council will be asked to pass a motion condemning racism and discrimination when they meet next week. The motion from Coun. Arjun Singh,...