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New playground opens on McArthur Island

New playground opens on McArthur Island

It is located behind the mini-golf course and is part of the city’s long-term plan to redevelop the former McArthur Island Golf Course into a passive park space
Exhibit in Kamloops delves into the Japanese-Canadian experience

Exhibit in Kamloops delves into the Japanese-Canadian experience

Collective Memories: Japanese Canadian Reflections was put together with the help of the Kamloops Japanese Canadian Association and its members, with a number of their stories shared and pieces of history loaned to the museum
After a pandemic pre-emption, Santa Claus is coming (back) to town

After a pandemic pre-emption, Santa Claus is coming (back) to town

The Santa Claus Parade in downtown Kamloops is scheduled for Nov. 28
Milobar, Kamloops Blazers, Aldus of TRU WolfPack feature in Episode 19 of Kamloops Last Week, along with discussion on drive-thru greetings

Milobar, Kamloops Blazers, Aldus of TRU WolfPack feature in Episode 19 of Kamloops Last Week, along with discussion on drive-thru greetings

Milobar takes aim at Premier John Horgan and the NDP, talks Indigenous issues, including National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and answers questions on dining at the legislature and his daughter’s career in media
Kamloops History: How place names came to be in the area

Kamloops History: How place names came to be in the area

The Indigenous people of the area, the Secwépemc, had many names for features describing the land, but only orally until white explorers and fur traders started to write down the names they heard
Faith: Being and living thankful all year long

Faith: Being and living thankful all year long

Narayan Mitra is pastor of Merritt Baptist Church.
Healing hearts through hand-picked carving

Healing hearts through hand-picked carving

Vaughn Warren’s sculpture, Let Their Spirits Soar, was unveiled at Skeetchestn Health Centre
After 13 years of hard work, Kamloops woman is a TOPS Queen

After 13 years of hard work, Kamloops woman is a TOPS Queen

Barbara Schwitek lost 69 pounds through non-profit TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a non–commercial weight loss, education and support organization
Permanent ping pong table in Riverside Park now ready for public use

Permanent ping pong table in Riverside Park now ready for public use

The table, free to use, was installed via a partnership between the City of Kamloops and the Rotary Club of Kamloops Daybreak. More tables will be erected in the future
Cutober returns on Oct. 2 with event at Aberdeen Mall

Cutober returns on Oct. 2 with event at Aberdeen Mall

Kids cutting parents’ hair will raise money for the Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre and the Kamloops branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association