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Pepper-spray incident spurs call for more security

A Kamloops woman wants more security at the downtown library after getting treated for pepper spray in her eyes. Teresa Lomax, a former School District...

More teachers being hired in Kamloops-Thompson schools

Postings are expected this week for additional teaching staff in the Kamloops-Thompson school district, hirings that will flow from the $50 million the provincial...

Welcome to Kamloops — the course

Newcomers to Kamloops have a fresh option to consider as they set out to learn more about their new home. Sasha Kondrashov, an assistant professor...

B.C. Liberals defend donation downpour

  The B.C. Liberal Party won't support eliminating corporate and union donations or capping the amount that individuals can add to their bulging campaign fund,...

Kamloops teachers’ union wants two-week spring break retained

David Komljenovic doesn’t want to see the Kamloops-Thompson board of education do away with a two-week spring break. The president of the Kamloops-Thompson Teachers’ Association...

Lake, McLeod call on Ottawa to do more on overdose crisis

Cathy McLeod looks back in time as she explains why she wants the federal government to take stronger action on the opioid crisis in...

Jan. 30 open house in Kamloops on student reporting

Parents of children in schools in the Kamloops-Thompson district are invited to an open house to discuss how they want to be informed of...

Police looking for mail thief who was caught on security camera

Police are on the hunt for a mail thief after an Aberdeen apartment building was broken into this week. Linda Eyzenga, resident manager at Glynnwood...

Palliative-care rooms coming to Overlander facility in Kamloops

The two Kamloops MLAs spoke on Friday about a subject that is close to them as they announced funding for a quartet of palliative-care...

No diesel detected in water, but Vavenby residents remain under ‘do not use’ order

Preliminary draft results of water samples taken from the Vavenby water system on Wednesday indicate no detectable petroleum hydrocarbons. According to the Thompson-Nicola Regional District,...

International student fined in connection to $500,000 crash; could be deported

A Thompson Rivers University international student from India who was driving drunk when he caused more than a half-million dollars in damage to a...

Kamloops Mounties arrest man after domestic call in Sahali

Kamloops Mounties took a man into custody on Thursday night following a call to a Sahali home. Staff Sgt. Edward Preto said a man in...

TRU Business Kickstart Series: The robots are coming

A Ryerson University business professor who is one of the country's pre-eminent experts on start-ups and venture capital has a message for students he...

Former Kamloops Mountie gets conditional discharge for cocaine possession

Despite having pleaded guilty to cocaine possession, a former Kamloops police officer will not have a criminal record — if she keeps her nose...

Dear Mr. President . . .

On Friday, Jan. 20, in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America. We...

From D.C. to Kamloops, they are marching against Trump

Donald Trump will be sworn in on Friday during his inauguration in Washington, D.C. While there will be supporters and protesters, one protest movement has...

Kamloops Mountie charged with assaulting wife

A Kamloops police officer has been charged with domestic assault. RCMP Const. Kris Reinburg is facing one count of assault stemming from an alleged incident...

Should park have Secwepemc moniker?

MOE discussing rename of Roderick Haig-Brown park B.C.’s Ministry of Environment is in discussions to rename the park at the heart of the Adams River...

More family time for Prince George man after Lotto Max win

Patrick Kukko of Prince George knew his family would be excited about his $1-million lottery win, but he could not have anticipated the absolute...

Vavenby residents told by IHA not to use water

There’s millions of cubic metres of water flowing by in the North Thompson River, but Vavenby residents can’t drink it, brush teeth, cook or...