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Welfare fraudster to repay $5,000

Welfare fraudster to repay $5,000

The Crown is asking for a Chase woman to repay about $5,000 after she pleaded guilty yesterday to defrauding the Ministry of Social Development. Mary Kuch pleaded guilty in B.C. Supreme Court to fraud between March 2010 and May 2012, when she collected income assistance. She agreed to plea to the lesser crime after originally being charged with fraud over ...

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Motorcyclist killed in 5A crash

Motorcyclist killed in 5A crash

Emergency crews were called to a stretch of Highway 5A south of Knutsford just after 2 p.m. Thursday after a fatal single-vehicle motorcycle crash. The BC Coroners Service is investigating the incident and the name of the deceased has not been released. (DAVE EAGLES/KTW)

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UPDATE: Kamloops standoff was result of false 911 call

UPDATE: Kamloops standoff was result of false 911 call

A 911 call about a shooting that prompted Mounties from the Kamloops city and rural detachments to shut down streets in Brocklehurst has turned out to be a false alarm. Mounties surrounded a home at 1129 Lethbridge Ave. from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., believing a person was inside and had shot someone. In the end, the call turned out ...

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After the flash flood, cleanup begins

After the flash flood, cleanup begins

Red Cross representatives were visiting with residents of Oakdale Mobile Home Park on Thursday, including Roger Guay (left), two days after a torrential downpour led to flash flooding in the park. The surge of water caused plenty of  damage and led the City of Kamloops to declare a local state of emergency until 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Roto Rooter workers will be ...

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Crown obtains injunction to halt KTW story

Crown obtains injunction to halt KTW story

Midway through publication of a three-part series, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has imposed a ban on publication that prevents Kamloops This Week from reporting key facts in the RCMP case against accused murderer Peter Beckett. Crown prosecutor Sarah Firestone made an application to ban any publication of Crown disclosure — the detailed package of material, including police investigation reports, ...

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UPDATE: Kamloops Mounties dealing with man in home after shots-fired call

UPDATE: Kamloops Mounties dealing with man in home after shots-fired call

Kamloops Mounties have barricaded roads near 14th Street in Brocklehurst on Thursday afternoon as they responded to a shots-fired call at about 1 p.m. and dealt with a person in a house on 14th Street. As of 3;20 p.m., Mounties had their guns drawn at various points as a police negotiator dealt with an individual Const. George Buttuls called “unco-operative.” ...

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Two months behind bars for the Grinch of Rayleigh

Two months behind bars for the Grinch of Rayleigh

  A 28-year-old man stopped in the middle of stealing a pickup full of Christmas presents has been sentenced to 60 days in jail. Mark Aaron Schulz pleaded guilty in Kamloops provincial court to possession of stolen property and possession of a stolen credit card. His criminal record includes driving and drug offences. It includes stealing an RCMP bait car ...

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102 reasons to celebrate

102 reasons to celebrate

Wes Heiderich suspects many Kamloopsians who were students in the 1960s and 70s will be surprised to hear one of their former teachers is celebrating her birthday this Canada Day. As the nation turns 148, Wes’s mother, Katherine Heiderich, will celebrate her 102nd year with family at Ridgeview Lodge. Katherine taught Home Ec at John Peterson secondary (amalgamated into South ...

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