Skip to content

Community

Royal Canadian Sea Cadets shine in ceremonial review

Royal Canadian Sea Cadets shine in ceremonial review

The Navy League of Canada Cadets held their ceremonial review on Sunday, an event that included Kamloops’ Megan Jervis (above), as chief petty officer first-class, achieving the highest rank available available — this year’s unit cadet of the year an
Cutting hair for cancer care

Cutting hair for cancer care

John Bouffioux looks at his shorn locks after hairstylist Melanie Nyeste made the snip at Westsyde Hair Salon. Bouffioux, a cancer survivor, decided to donate his hair to the Canadian Cancer Society's wig program.
Bike to Work Week returns to Kamloops

Bike to Work Week returns to Kamloops

Hundreds of Kamloops commuters will strap on their helmets next week as Bike to Work Week returns to the city. The annual event, which encourages participants to ditch the car for two wheels, runs from Monday to Friday.
CanGo Grannies host plant sale

CanGo Grannies host plant sale

The Kamloops CanGo Grannies will hold their annual Flower Power Plant Sale on Saturday, from 8 a.m. to noon, at Gaglardi Square (corner of Seymour Street and Second Avenue).
Marching against Monsanto this weekend

Marching against Monsanto this weekend

The national March Against Monsanto this weekend will include a Kamloops component. GE Free Kamloops is organizing Saturday’s march, which will begin at the Kamloops Farmers’ Market downtown at 10:30 a.m.
Public works pizzazz on display

Public works pizzazz on display

The City of Kamloops is hosting its annual public works open house this weekend. The free event on Saturday at the public works yard at 955 Concordia Way is part of National Public Works Week, which runs from May 17 to May 23.
Cycling4Diversity teaches strength in uniqueness

Cycling4Diversity teaches strength in uniqueness

Brad Vis, Harjit Sajjan, Ken Herar, Katie Van Nes, Sukhmeet Singh Sachal and Anne-Marie Sjoden of the Cycling4Diversity Foundation arrive at Lloyd George elementary on Tuesday.
Poster child for Earth Day

Poster child for Earth Day

Seven-year-old Mischa Grover of Lloyd George elementary school points to the poster that won her and a partner first prize in the Earth Day Poster Contest. Kids’ artistic creations were displayed in Sahali Centre Mall on the weekend for all to see.
BCLC pays it forward at Spring Festival

BCLC pays it forward at Spring Festival

Yesterday’s lineup for hamburgers and hotdogs outside city hall was long, but people didn’t seem to mind waiting in the sunshine and listening to music by Dodie Godney’s Instamatics during the BC Lottery Corporation’s 30th anniversary Pay It Forward
The North Shore's Garbage Whisperer

The North Shore's Garbage Whisperer

Karen Kopec-Repka’s husband calls her the Garbage Whisperer. Every day, she can be seen walking for at least an hour, and often longer, meandering through her North Shore neighbourhood making frequent stops — to pick up garbage.