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Weekend blitz nabs 13 impaired drivers in Kamloops

Weekend blitz nabs 13 impaired drivers in Kamloops

More than a dozen impaired drivers were taken off Kamloops streets last weekend as Mounties operated roving checkstops throughout the city. RCMP Cpl. Cheryl Bush said 10 drunk drivers and three drug-impaired drivers were caught at various locations on Friday and Saturday. “It just lets us know that we have to keep sending that message out there,” she said. Bush ...

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Firefighting aircraft arrive in Kamloops

Firefighting aircraft arrive in Kamloops

Three firefighting aircraft were scheduled to land yesterday at Fulton Field as the Kamloops Fire Centre readies for the 2015 fire season. The crew and aircraft — two Convair 580 air tankers along with a birddog spotter plane — are based out of Kamloops Airport. They will be stationed elsewhere, or joined by other aircraft, based on need and activity ...

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Collins ‘bigger than his voice’

Collins ‘bigger than his voice’

Beloved Kamloops opera singer, music teacher dies at age 42 The first time Doug and Sue Collins noticed their son singing, he was still a pre-teen. “He was singing on his own then,” Doug said of son Peter. “But, he really got into it in his mid-teens at Valleyview junior secondary. That’s where he really started to love it.” Peter, ...

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MP McLeod in Europe to commemorate 70th anniversary of liberation of Netherlands

MP McLeod in Europe to commemorate 70th anniversary of liberation of Netherlands

A three-kilometre silent march through the Dutch countryside yesterday to commemorate liberation by Canada was “incredibly powerful,” according to Cathy McLeod. The Conservative MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo is in the Netherlands this week as part of a Canadian delegation marking the 70th anniversary of liberation of the European nation from Nazi Germany at the end of the Second World War. “Today ...

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Court to decide who can grow medical marijuana

Court to decide who can grow medical marijuana

Final arguments wrapped up Friday in a court challenge of the federal government’s move to ban home-growing of medical marijuana by doctor-approved users. A win by pro-pot advocates would blow a big hole in the new federal system imposed last spring that outlawed previously legal home grows and tried to force all patients to buy only from new commercial producers. ...

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Sundhu tells mosque attendees Conservatives are ‘fear-mongering’

Sundhu tells mosque attendees Conservatives are ‘fear-mongering’

Bill Sundhu, the NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, told a group of Muslims gathered at the Knutsford mosque on Friday that the Conservative party is “fear-mongering and running on coded language” as it moved to pass Bill C-51 before the October federal election Sundhu also accused the federal Liberals, who are supporting the bill in its principle, of turning their backs ...

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May 26 deadline for referendum question on proposed arts centre

May 26 deadline for referendum question on proposed arts centre

The clock is ticking on the proposed performing-arts centre. By May 26, Kamloops city council needs to have a referendum question to put to the public if it is to meet its goal of a November vote on the estimated $90-million parkade and theatre complex that would rise on the former Kamloops Daily News property at Seymour Street and Fourth ...

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Kamloops Mounties seeking help finding woman

Kamloops Mounties seeking help finding woman

Kamloops Mounties are hoping tips from the public will help them track down a woman who hasn’t been seen in more than a week. RCMP Cpl. Cheryl Bush said Elizabeth Karlson was last seen on April 26. She was reported missing on Saturday. Karlson, 27, is a white woman standing 5-foot-6 and weighing 133 pounds. She has long brown hair ...

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Former MLA Krueger among five to receive honorary degrees from TRU

  Former Kamloops-North Thompson Liberal MLA Kevin Krueger is one of five people who will receive honorary doctorates at the upcoming convocation ceremonies at Thompson Rivers University. Krueger will receive a doctor of letters designation on June 10. He is being citied for his career of service and community representation, including lobbying for financial help after the 2003 wildfires. Others ...

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