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Blazers’ season preview, Part 1: A new hope — Blazers a force to be...

KTW will look ahead to the 2016-2017 Kamloops Blazers’ campaign in a series that starts today. Stories will run each Thursday until Sept. 22....

TRU profs discuss Rio legacy

It could be a decade before Rio de Janeiro knows if it has a parade of white elephants on its hands. Until then, Anne Terwiel...

Shirley speaks about new role as Blazers’ captain

Kamloops Blazers' head coach Don Hay shook Collin Shirley's hand and gave him the captain's jersey at a press conference on Wednesday at Sandman...

Peewee RiverDogs set for national championship

Tyrelle Chadwick and the peewee AAA Kamloops Riverdogs have arrived in London. Next up, the 2016 Baseball Canada 13-and-Under National Championships. Chadwick, the pitcher who threw...

Pendrel welcomed home in style at Kamloops Airport (with slideshow)

Catharine Pendrel was greeted by a crowd of about 100 people when she stepped inside Kamloops Airport just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday. She...

Gilbert debuts at Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championship Wednesday

Colin Gilbert will hit the pool Wednesday for Team Canada at the 2016 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Maui, Hawaii. The Kamloops Classic Swimming club...

Hamer-Jackson’s Islanders finished at Minto Cup

The Delta Islanders managed to pick up their first victory at the 2016 Minto Cup on Monday night, but it was too little, too...

Slideshow: Smiles, crashes and great riding at Cactus Classic Nationals

Cohen Siemens, a two-year-old daredevil from Kamloops, was enjoying every moment on the Kamloops BMX Club track on the weekend. The local club played...

Ultra-marathon runners from Kamloops complete gruelling races

Ultra-marathon runners from Kamloops have been busy this month. Ian McKinley finished the 125-kilometre Canadian Death Race in 15 hours, 41 minutes and 46 seconds,...

Ortiz breezes to victory in wild winds at Sunshine Open

Howling winds did not stop Brandon Ortiz from lighting up the Kamloops Golf and Country Club (KGCC) en route to victory at the Sunshine...

Blazers’ training camp begins this week

With another WHL season just around the corner, the Kamloops Blazers will get back to work this week. One-ice sessions and a goaltender camp will...

Broncos blanked in Kelowna, remain winless on season

Three second-half turnovers and an anemic offence led to the Kamloops Broncos’ demise in Kelowna on Saturday. The Okanagan Sun blanked the Broncos 31-0 at...

Hamer-Jackson, Islanders looking for national title at Minto Cup

Tyrell Hamer-Jackson wasn’t sure he would get another crack at the Minto Cup. The junior A men’s lacrosse championship in Canada, the Minto brings together...

UPDATED: Pendrel wins bronze in Rio

It would have been easy to count her out. When an early crash sent Kamloops’ Catharine Pendrel to the ground on Saturday morning in Rio...

GO TIME — Pendrel to race at Olympics tomorrow

Kamloops resident Catharine Pendrel will make what will likely be her last attempt at an Olympic medal tomorrow morning (Aug. 20) in Rio. The...

SUMMER SWAP: Blazers, Rockets make significant trade

Joe Gatenby ran over Jake Kryski and broke his nose with a crunching hit at Sandman Centre on March 4. Their WHL stories collided again...

Sydor can see coaching Blazers in future

Current and former Kamloops Blazers Darryl Sydor (from left), Greg (Spike) Wallace, Don Hay and Shane Doan posed for a picture at a club...

Bazian of Kamloops to make Rugby Canada debut

Brooke Bazian will play for Canada at the Rugby Europe Women’s Under-18 Sevens Championship in Vichy, France, in September. The next time Canada wins an...

Olympian Poulin a role model for Kamloops girls

Six months ago, Marie-Philip Poulin was inspiring Kamloops’ female hockey players on the international stage. Last week, she was doing it on a much smaller...

Jones wins Kamloops Junior Golf Tour title

The final event of the Kamloops Junior Golf Tour was held at Rivershore Golf Links on Monday. A lot was at stake, including the overall...