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Rainbow’s Roost earns small business accolades

IN THE PHOTO: Rainbow’s Roost, a 53-acre property in Westsyde, recently won a Small Business B.C. Award for Best Community Impact. Dave Eagles/KTW A local farm...

Next Kamloops fire chief won’t have to live in city

Kamloops’ next top firefighter won’t be required to live in the city where they provide protection. When it was first posted, the job description for...

Minimum wage boost in September

Workers earning minimum wage will see a 50-cent an hour boost to their bottom line in September. The province said the increase is part of...

Yet another group of skiers gets lost after going out of bounds at Sun...

Kamloops Search and Rescue crews were again called to help find out-of-bound skiers who left marked trails at Sun Peaks Resort, but searchers were...

Wilkinson Steel closes Kamloops operation

A manufacturing company with a history in Kamloops dating to the mid-1970s is shutting its doors on Tuesday, resulting in job losses for more...

Fears that logging will threaten water sources

Proposed logging by Canfor Corp. in the Upper Clearwater Valley threatens neighbouring Wells Grey Park and endangers water sources, a long-time property owner charged. “They...

Talking fentanyl at TRU on March 2

A panel of experts — including a parent who lost someone to fentanyl use — will gather at Thompson Rivers University on Thursday to...

Man shot by police still in Royal Inland Hospital

A man shot by police last month in Salmon Arm is expected to be released from hospital at some point next month. Kaymen Winter has...

Kamloops RCMP seeks credit-card thief

Kamloops Mounties are hoping tips from the public will help them track down a thief suspected of racking up thousands of dollars in charges...

Kamloops Mounties on hunt for man who failed in bid to rob Sahali 7-Eleven...

Kamloops Mounties are looking for a would-be robber who failed in his attempt to extract cash from a clerk at the Sahali 7-Eleven store...

Grant will lead to improved trail in Peterson Creek Park

Wheelchair users and people with mobility issues will have an easier time navigating Peterson Creek Park thanks to a grant from the Rick Hansen...

Accused in death of uncle will stand trial on charge of second-degree murder

A Kamloops judge has ordered a Lytton man accused of stabbing his uncle to death last year to stand trial on a count of...

Chase mayor expects golf carts to return to streets in spring

The mayor of Chase predicts golf carts will be back on village streets this spring. Minister of Transportation and Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone announced...

Westsyde Pool now expected to reopen in late summer

Westsyde Pool should be open to the public by the end of the summer, according to an update from city hall. In a release, Heidi...

City agrees to rezone motel property to allow for seniors’ housing

Kamloops city council has officially signed off on a new seniors’ housing program to be operated out of a former downtown motel. Under the program,...

Kamloops Mounties searching for teen girl reported missing

Kamloops Mounties are asking for the public’s help in finding a teenaged girl. Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said 17-year-old Aislynn Hanson was reported  missing on Monday,...

Downtown Debate: If it’s dying, why is parking tight?

Scroll to bottom to read remaining three stories in this series For Jim Anderson, the easiest answer to a question on the vitality of the...

Downtown Debate: Councillor wants to see changes on board

Denis Walsh would like to see some changes on the board of the Kamloops Centre Business Improvement Association (KCBIA). “At least half should be on...

Downtown Debate: Allure includes low rent, more restaurants and being walkable

Mona Murray has a client who loves to come up from his home in California to check on his project in Kamloops. “He just loves...

Downtown Debate: Should they stay or should they go?

Two viewpoints on downtown, one from a retailer who left and one from a retailer who is staying: STAYING: Jody Tippett, Caduceus Chocolates, 228 Third...