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Yew Street residents dispute crime characterization

The former tenants of two North Shore properties purchased by the City of Kamloops say descriptions of their homes as a problem spot in...

Bone-rattling temperatures lead to extreme-weather alert in Kamloops

An extreme weather alert has been issued in Kamloops as an Arctic front sweeps the province, but a lack of funding has limited the...

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Music to Cheer the soul

Eleven year-old Wesley Mah (left) and sisters Vanessa, 9, and Christina, 7, brought some Christmas Cheer to KTW’s office yesterday. The Mah siblings raised...

Find-your-bus app set to arrive in Kamloops in 2018.

Bus-tracking technology will likely arrive in Kamloops in 2018, the city’s development and engineering services director told city council Tuesday. Marvin Kwiatkowski said BC Transit...

CHBA reveals 2017 Keystone finalists

Finalists have been unveiled for the 2017 Keystone Awards, doled out annually by the Canadian Home Builders Association Central Interior. “We were thrilled to showcase...

City of Kamloops wants province to tax users of online rental sites

The City of Kamloops will ask the province to start charging sales tax to users of Airbnb and other online vacation rental sites. The request...

Naloxone kits being used by Kamloops firefighters

The deputy chief of Kamloops Fire Rescue says firefighters have used naloxone kits eight times in their work as first responders since they began...

Water use in Kamloops is drying up — and saving money

The City of Kamloops is ahead of its goals to reduce water use. In a briefing to council Tuesday, public works director Jen Fretz said...

Q&A on Trans Mountain pipeline with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley was in Vancouver this week to promote approval of Kinder Morgan Canada’s plan to twin the Trans Mountain pipeline from...

City ponders future of suites in homes

Should suites be allowed in every single-family home? That’s a question the City of Kamloops will ponder as it works to update its official community...

Violent offender close to being free

A former Kamloops criminal who was described by doctors as “floridly psychotic” after he stabbed a woman at random outside Royal Inland Hospital is...

First Nation chief Sam to battle Lali for Fraser-Nicola NDP nomination

NDP veteran and firebrand Harry Lali said he's not shying away from a nomination fight in Fraser-Nicola now that a high profile name has...

Judge nixes ‘nagger’ defence in convicting woman of racist-laden assault

A Kamloops judge has thrown out the "entirely unbelievable" story of a Spences Bridge woman accused of beating an acquaintance over the head with...

Health minister, IHA, seeking solution to vets’ access to cancer drugs for animals

The Interior Health Authority doesn’t want to create roadblocks for veterinarians treating animals with cancer. Kevin Peters, the health authority’s regional director for pharmacy services,...

Kamloops man who killed pedestrian in 2009 sent back to prison for driving violations

A Kamloops man who was jailed and given a five-year driving ban after killing a pedestrian in a downtown crosswalk is headed back to...
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Watching Kamloops change over 32 years — in four remarkable seconds

NOTE: This is best viewed on laptops/desktops and may not work when viewed on cellphones. %CODE1% Ever wonder how much Kamloops has truly changed in the...

AFN B.C. Regional Chief Gottfriedson resigns portfolio after posting controversial photo online

A contrite Shane Gottfriedson said he has closed all his social-media accounts and will seek further guidance from elders following an embarrassing image he...

B.C. looks to China as U.S. lumber lobby retaliates

SHANGHAI — Six years ago, B.C. forest companies were selling large volumes of lumber to Chinese builders for concrete forms or earthquake-resistant roof trusses...

Here comes the sun: Solar farm sites sought in Kamloops region

A Kelowna-based company is looking at feasibility of three sites in the Kamloops region for a solar farm that would create power for the...

KTW CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND: Western Karate Academy kicks in its donations

Western Karate Academy students did their part once again this year to raise money for the KTW Christmas Cheer Fund. Students took part in the...