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City’s Ajax review costs over budget

A review of the Ajax mine could go more than 60 per cent over initial budget, thanks to delays and difficulties in acquiring information,...

UPDATE: Police officer, civilians inured in downtown crash

Civilians and a police officer are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries following a collision in a downtown Kamloops intersection on Friday afternoon. Emergency crews were...

Train strikes man in Valleyview; injuries undetermined

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a train in Valleyview. Emergency crews were called to the area of River Road...

Bear season has officers busy in Kamloops

Conservation officials say conflicts between humans and bears have increased drastically in recent weeks, especially in and around Kamloops, as the animals prepare for...

Students call for more food choice at TRU

A change in focus at Heroes Pub at the university is welcome — but students still would like to see more choice, one of...

Partnership brings Chinese high school students to TRU

When Alexx Taishi arrived in Kamloops to start her high-school studies, she felt like there was too much distance between people. She felt uncomfortable, was...

Hines plans to campaign hard as Green candidate

Dan Hines freely admits his rivals in next year’s provincial election will have one advantage over him. On Wednesday, a day before Hines was acclaimed...

Red Bridge closed to drivers on Sunday

The Red Bridge will be closed to motor-vehicle traffic for almost 10 hours on Sunday, Oct. 2, as work is done to reinforce the...

Kamloops’ community safety manager no longer employed at city hall

City of Kamloops CAO David Trawin has confirmed John Wilson, who served as the city’s community safety manager, is no longer in his role,...

Foul play not involved in discovery of man’s body in downtown Kamloops

Police say foul play was not involved after a man’s body was found downtown on Wednesday. Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said police and paramedics...

Red Bridge in Kamloops to be closed on Sunday, Oct. 2

The Red Bridge will be closed to motor-vehicle traffic for almost 10 hours on Sunday, Oct. 2, as work is done to reinforce the...

Charges against Merritt hunter tossed

The Crown has dropped illegal hunting charges against a Nicola Valley trapper who argued the rules were unclear. The provincial Court Services Online database shows...

Prelim set for Kamloops murder suspect

A Kamloops man charged with murder in connection to a fatal stabbing in January outside a North Shore sushi restaurant will have a date...

Home invader sentenced to time served

A Kamloops man who pleaded guilty last week to charges stemming from a drug-related 2014 home invasion won’t spend any more time behind bars. Steven...

Improving lives of disabled part of UBCM resolution

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...

Senator Greene Raine sets sights on fast-food sponsorship

If a bill introduced by Conservative Sen. Nancy Greene Raine becomes law, the familiar branding of fast-food companies, including McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Tim Hortons,...

Premier funds water, firefighter help for communities

In what looked and sounded like a road-test of her 2017 election campaign, Premier Christy Clark used her annual speech to municipal leaders Wednesday...

Kamloops woman killed in Vernon crash identified

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a Kamloops woman who died after a motor-vehicle incident in Vernon last week. She is 55-year-old...

Talk federal budget with your MP

Kamloops’ MP is asking for ideas for the 2017 federal budget. Cathy McLeod, who represents Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, wants to receive ideas from constituents via email, is...

Gifts from Kamloops fit for royalty

Two Kamloops artisans have had some of their work given to the royal couple now touring the province. Haida artist Clarence Mills, a Westsyde secondary...