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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...

Bepple seeking NDP nomination in Kamloops-South Thompson

A former Kamloops councillor is making a bid to represent the NDP in next May’s provincial election. Nancy Bepple is expected to officially announce on...

Three years in prison for ‘wanton, unprovoked’ attack on Walmart security guard

A 19-year-old who stabbed a Walmart security guard five times — narrowly missing his heart — is a "danger to society" who must serve...

Update: Kamloops Mounties arrest suspect in connection to stabbing of cab driver

UPDATE: Kamloops RCMP announced on Wednesday at 10 p.m. that, with the public's help, a suspect in the stabbing of a Kamloops taxi driver has...

Accused in gas station robbery due back in court next week

A man accused of robbing the Safeway gas bar on Eighth Street is set to return to court next week. Edward Duffy made a first...

Kamloops safe-injection site could open this year, IHA says

Interior Health Authority hopes to open a safe-injection site in Kamloops before the end of the year. “Ideally, we would want that,” said Dr. Silvina...

TRU awarded for mentor program

IN THE PHOTO: Thompson Rivers University journalism students were encouraged by profs to attend career mentoring sessions last year, linking them with local journalists and...

Suspect in trailer-park shooting granted bail

A man accused of firing shots at a North Kamloops trailer park Saturday has been granted bail. Ezra Adair, 61, was released on conditions by...