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Kinder Morgan meeting in Kamloops draws 200

About 200 people attended a meeting Thursday evening to hear about Kinder Morgan’s construction plans, including the jobs on offer. There are expected to be...

Kamloops Cascades Casino wants to open taps earlier

Kamloops city council will take public feedback on whether Cascades Casino should be allowed to begin serving alcohol at an earlier time. The casino at...

Kamloops MP questions retirement-home chain sale to Chinese firm

Cathy McLeod wants an answer from the government on why it approved a Chinese company’s purchase of a retirement-home chain — and if that...

Rayleigh teen’s skate park dream on cusp of reality

Merek De Witte hasn’t been able to make it out to Kamloops city council’s budget debates since they take place during school hours. But the...

Kamloops council to consider anti-racism motion

Kamloops city council will be asked to pass a motion condemning racism and discrimination when they meet next week. The motion from Coun. Arjun Singh,...

March 9 date for hearing into Jeep targeted in fatal hit and run probe

A Kamloops police officer is slated to be in court next month in an effort to convince a judge to allow Mounties to extend...

Lawyers want to appeal B.C. Court of Appeals ruling on shotgun, Charter argument

Lawyers for a man accused of weapons charges after police pulled him over while he was carrying a loaded shotgun will seek leave to...

Kamloops councillors Lange, Singh, want recycling cash to go back to taxpayers

A decision on what to do with a $1.9 million windfall from Multi-Material BC (MMBC) won’t come until the fall, but a pair of...

Accused on trial claims sexual acts were consensual

A former Thompson Rivers University student accused of raping an 18-year-old woman and aggressively fondling her 19-year-old friend following a New Year’s party two...

Lower student loan interest rates in B.C. budget

Students still in school and those already graduated will pay less in loan repayments with a change announced in Tuesday’s provincial budget. Finance Minister Mike...

Warning of man near Kamloops school a false alarm

A man reported as acting suspiciously outside a Westsyde school on Wednesday afternoon did not have bad intentions, according to Kamloops Mounties. Police had sent...

Pipeline info meeting Thursday night

Construction on the Kamloops leg of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline could be underway by September, Kamloops city council heard Tuesday. Greg Toth, senior director...

Sexual-assault trial: Woman testifies she rejected accused’s advances

Consent is the issue a B.C. Supreme Court judge will have to address at the conclusion of an emotional trial of a Thompson Rivers...
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New rules for food trucks in Kamloops

The Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association says a new set of rules for food truck owners strikes a good balance for the neighbourhood. At a...

Ousted Adams Lake Indian Band council members focus of meeting

The chief of the Adams Lake Indian Band is curious about what might happen at a general meeting on Thursday night. Paul Michel, who was...

Warning issued after man approached girls near Kamloops elementary school

Kamloops Mounties are searching for what they call a suspicious man who was speaking to girls and reaching at them at a Westsyde elementary...

Accused robber remains in jail

A Kamloops man accused of holding up a downtown bank last week will remain behind bars until at least next month. Roger Jerry Decoine is...

AGM will feature plans for B.C. Lottery Corporation’s HQ

Future plans for the B.C. Lottery Corporation’s head office downtown will be discussed at the annual general meeting of the Kamloops Central Business Improvement...

Love triangle murder sentencing hearing to resume May 30

A Salmon Arm man who shot to death his romantic rival as a result of a high school love triangle more than eight years...

Crown, defence argue over consent in Kamloops sexual-assault trial

Consent is expected to be the main issue at the four-day trial of man accused of sexually assaulting two women following a New Year's...