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B.C. prepares for postal disruption

The B.C. government’s Plan B for income-assistance cheques and other time-sensitive documents could be re-activated as the long-running Canada Post labour dispute reaches another...

Kamloops man at wheel in fatal crash accused of driving while banned

A Kamloops man who avoided jail after killing his friend in a drunken crash in 2012 now stands accused of violating the driving ban...

Kamloops sheriff ensnared in Creep Hunters sting

Police are investigating a Kamloops deputy sheriff who appears to have been caught by a vigilante group targeting online sex predators. Kelowna Creep Hunters posted...

New rules for off-road riding in Kamloops area

The province hopes to better protect sensitive grasslands when it enacts restrictions as of Thursday for off-loading riding in Lac Du Bois and lower...

Probe into suspicious death continues; deceased identified

Kamloops RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are continuing their joint investigation into a suspicious death at the Super 8 Motel in Aberdeen. Police were...

Jogger in serious condition after hit-and-run crash

A jogger is in serious condition in hospital after a hit-and-run crash on the Tk'emlups Indian Band reserve on Sunday, police say. RCMP Staff Sgt....

Transit routes tweaked in time for school year

Five Kamloops bus routes are getting some fine-tuning in time for fall. BC Transit will add trips to the city’s Pacific Way, North Shore TRU...

Police investigating death at Aberdeen hotel

Kamloops police are investigating a suspicious death at an Aberdeen hotel. RCMP Staff Sgt. Edward Preto said emergency crews were called to the Super 8...

SD73’s international student program half of original goal

When the Kamloops-Thompson school board introduced an international student program in 1998, 20 full-time equivalent young people came to Kamloops to study. Since then, the...

Trucker accused of multiple highway beatings of spouse following hockey argument

An Alberta truck driver accused of beating his girlfriend with a soup can over a period of hours in the cab of his rig...

Taxi company taking donations for cabbie injured in Wednesday stabbing

A cabbie stabbed early Wednesday morning is recovering and responding to visitors through gestures. Cal Huntington remains in Royal Inland Hospital where he was taken...

UPDATED: Merritt mother, three children found safe

UPDATE: Monica Jacob and her three children have been found safe. The Merritt RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a 32-year-old woman and...

Suspended sentence following violent January crime spree

A First Nations man with a long record that includes violent offences was given a suspended sentence Friday for a crime spree that included...

Projected enrolment numbers down for Kamloops-Thompson school district

The Kamloops-Thompson school district is expecting fewer students to arrive for class next month than returned from summer vacation last year. While the number for...

Not much pecking about chicken bylaw, city says

If new rules allowing urban hens have sparked a backyard craze, the city of Kamloops hasn’t heard about it yet. So far, community development co-ordinator...

FLUSHED: Innocuous items can cause big problems in city sewers

Derek Fisher doesn’t know where the marbles keep coming from. “I didn’t think marbles were still a thing,” said the chief operator of Kamloops’ wastewater...

Cocaine wholesaler will stay in prison after appeal tossed

A review panel ruled cocaine wholesaler Jean-Claude Auger was dealt with fairly by the Parole Board of Canada when it denied him early release...

Kamloops doctor involved in marijuana research

Dr. Ian Mitchell has been added to the advisory team behind Doctors for Responsible Access, an organization focused on objective discussion on the legalization...

Photo gallery: Roman Catholic bishop ordained at Sandman Centre

A procession of Roman Catholic bishops and priests from North America and Asia was on hand for the ordination of Joseph Nguyen, the sixth...

Charge laid in relation to stabbing of Kamloops taxi driver

A 19-year-old man is expected to make his first court appearance on Friday in relation to the downtown stabbing of a Kamloops taxi driver. Austin Eyres...