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Crash snarls traffic on Highway 1 in Kamloops

The westbound lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway were closed for a short time Wednesday after a collision near Peterson Creek Bridge. Emergency crews were called...
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Lake’s skydiving adventure over Kamloops

Health Minister and Kamloops-North Kamloops MLA Terry Lake ticked one more item from the bucket list last week when he took part in a...

Overdose alert issued in Kamloops

Health officials have issued an overdose alert to Kamloops drug users after five reported overdoses — including one fatality — in 48 hours. The Interior...

Communists to field two candidates in 2016 election; Lake yet to announce plans

A pair of Kamloops Communists have thrown their names in the ring ahead of next year’s provincial election, making the Communist Party of B.C....

Evacuations as Lytton fire grows

Sixteen homes have been evacuated and another 20 are on evacuation alert as wildfire crews battle a blaze south of Lytton. Fire information officer Rachel Witt...

Brothers, others, ride and climb in memory of Terry Fox

A hike up Valemount’s Mt. Terry Fox is no easy feat. While there are three routes up the 8,500-foot mountain, each requires hiking experience and...

Killer of teenager granted escorted leaves from prison

  A Lower Mainland man who beat a hitchhiking teenager to death 16 years ago before leaving his body in a ditch west of Kamloops...

It’s a girl — TRU nursing school welcomes baby

The Thompson Rivers University School of Nursing has announced the birth of baby Florence, born to Victoria — a $120,000 birthing mannequin, the newest...

Tentative agreements reached in postal dispute

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have the reached tentative short-term agreements in their labour dispute, with Canada Post saying...

Fire damages Sahali townhouse; no injuries reported

A fire in a Sahali townhouse just past midnight as Monday became Tuesday has left its occupants  homeless. “By all indications, the fire started in...

Standoff in west Kamloops ends with two arrests

  An hours-long standoff at a home in Iron Mask Trailer Park ended at about 11 a.m. Tuesday with a pair of arrests. A 46-year-old Kamloops...

Fatal crash closes Coquihalla Highway north of Merritt

The southbound lanes of the Coquihalla Highway between Kamloops and Merritt remains closed Tuesday morning following a fatal crash between the Helmer interchange and...

More fishing curtailed by province

The province has temporarily shut down fishing on Nicola River, Coldwater River and Spius Creek to help protect steelhead and other trout from health...

Kamloops Mounties seek hit-and-run driver

Police are trying to track down a driver who fled the scene after striking a jogger over the weekend, landing the runner in hospital...

Overdose Awareness Day at Kamloops Farmers’ Market

When her son Tyler died earlier this year, Sherry Robinson didn’t want to talk about it. Even with family and friends it was a challenge...

Circle Creek Ranch to host 78th annual Provincial Winter Fair

Organizers of this year’s Provincial Winter Fair in Kamloops are hoping to bring the tradition back to the city by staging the event close...

Wine on Save-On shelves by Thanksgiving?

After a turbulent approval process at Kamloops City Hall, Overwaitea Food Group director of wines Steve Moriarty said the Sahali Save-On Foods is on...

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 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...