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Get the facts with White Cane Week

Get the facts with White Cane Week

Why do people with vision impairments use white canes? It’s a simple question with a surprisingly complex answer. Did you know there are actually three different types of white canes, all serving different purposes? First, there’s the ID cane.
Dreamlift Day gets Hugh-ge help

Dreamlift Day gets Hugh-ge help

Hugh Kirkland makes new friends while waiting for his turn to donate to the kids by making a purchase on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Sahali Wendy’s.
Variety viewers raise more than $6 million

Variety viewers raise more than $6 million

Last weekend’s 48th annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon, which featured Kamloops kid Kai Gotro (pictured above) among children profiled, raised $6.7 million.
Wedding WAS the winning ticket

Wedding WAS the winning ticket

Howard and Leona Swaren will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6 and still do many activities. together. On Robbie Burns Day — Saturday, Jan.
SISTER ACTIVITY

SISTER ACTIVITY

Nicole Colistro (left) and her twin sister Marissa (right) work through her uneven bar routines on Friday, Jan. 24, at the Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre.
Slideshow: Walk for Memories 2014

Slideshow: Walk for Memories 2014

The annual Investors Group Walk for Memories to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease was held on the weekend at the Tournament Capital Centre. Leading the walk was Linda Blanchet, the walk’s honouree.
Running for his life — and those of the kids

Running for his life — and those of the kids

Between the coconut water, jerky and trail mix, Jamie McDonald was eating like someone who just ran all the way to Valleyview from Pritchard. Well, all that way with a slight detour. Several kilometres into his run on Thursday, Jan.
Kamloops 350: Debating what the future with bring

Kamloops 350: Debating what the future with bring

Imagine walking down the street in Kamloops in the year 2034. It’s a beautiful day — sunny and warm — and everything is right with the world.
Kamloops Foundation prepping for fundraiser

Kamloops Foundation prepping for fundraiser

The Kamloops Foundation will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year with a fundraising dinner and auction on Saturday, March 29, at Colombo Lodge. TIckets are $65 and available at the foundation office, 2-219 Victoria St.
Walk (and wax) for Memories

Walk (and wax) for Memories

Shouts and yelps filled the student lounge at Valleyview secondary this week.