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West Coast Amusements by day . . .

West Coast Amusements by day . . .

The West Coast Amusements carnival made its annual spring visit to Kamloops and, as its arrival coincided with the Easter long weekend, Kamloopsians were treated to five days of rides, food and fun. KTW photographer Allen Douglas was there.
Life's a beach

Life's a beach

The beach on the South Thompson River below Overlanders Bridge expands and contracts as the water level rises and falls. Even on a cool weekend, a walk along the water’s edge is always therapy for the soul. Allen Douglas/KTW
Eggs - sunny side up

Eggs - sunny side up

Little Liliana Guereil has an Easter egg in sight during the weekend’s massive Easter-egg hunt at the B.C. Wildlife Park. The east Kamloops park is preparing for larger crowds as spring struggles to elbow winter out of the way.
Brock middle school gets honourable mention in B.C. Green Games

Brock middle school gets honourable mention in B.C. Green Games

Brock middle school has received an honourable mention in the B.C. Green Games project run by Science World. The annual province-wide contest is designed to allow students to document and share their stories on environmental topics.
Two heads are better than one

Two heads are better than one

Nova Bishop, 4, and Grace Henry, 6, have some fun while visiting the Big Little Science Centre on Saturday, April 19. The Easter-themed day attracted large crowds to the centre, which is in the former Happyvale elementary building at 655 Holt St.
Budding builder

Budding builder

Four-year-old Leilani Vanderydt wants to follow in her father’s footsteps and become a builder. Like her dad, the youngster says she, too, “wants to build a house to keep kids safe.” Her family was among the large group that gathered recently
Volunteer opportunities: April 17, 2014

Volunteer opportunities: April 17, 2014

Volunteer Kamloops is a non-profit charity supporting community volunteering. Positions: Audience seating, front door, parking, AIM Canada information table, photography assistant, setup/cleanup and more.
Smailes boys of Kamloops honoured by ALS Society of B.C.

Smailes boys of Kamloops honoured by ALS Society of B.C.

In the photo: Justin (left) and Nolan Smailes. Nolan and Justin Smailes of Kamloops have received the Leaders of Tomorrow Award from the ALS Society of B.C.
Kid find curling to be cool

Kid find curling to be cool

The Kamloops Curling Club hosted the annual Jam Can Curling Bonspiel on the weekend, an event that attracted dozens of kids to the sport. Cooper's Foods was right on the button in the house with donated food for lunches both days.
Always board in Kamloops

Always board in Kamloops

Michael Joules practises board flips and rotations during a weekend visit to the skate park on McArthur Island. With spring now firmly entrenched in Kamloops, the skate park at McArthur Island has become a busy place.