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Showing how cool being on a chair can be

Showing how cool being on a chair can be

Alex Kilba wants to grind rails on his wheelchair. The 21-year-old Kamloops man has been looking at some new wheels for a couple of years and has been fundraising with the goal of upgrading his setup to hopefully one day be sponsored.
Dairy Queen raises $36,000 for B.C. Children's Hospital

Dairy Queen raises $36,000 for B.C. Children's Hospital

Dairy Queen restaurants in Kamloops raised more than $36,000 during this year’s Miracle Treat Day, which was held on Aug. 14. All proceeds from sales of Blizzard ice-cream treats are donated to B.C. Children’s Hospital in Vancouver.
Lacing them up for 25th annual Kidney Walk

Lacing them up for 25th annual Kidney Walk

In the photo: Linda Bonner-Brown (left) and Jeannette Taylor catch up in Royal Inland Hospital. Taylor and Bonner-Brown are hoping scooter and power-chair users come out in droves for this year’s Kidney Walk, which will take place at 11 a.m.
HOW WE MET: On the road again

HOW WE MET: On the road again

In the photo: Andy Vanmil (left) and Brad Kalutich complete their How We Met interview with the requisite ‘selfie,” using KTW’s famous barnstorming iPad. Brad Kalutich, 34, and Andy Vanmil, 44, are on the road.
Show me the bunny

Show me the bunny

Mitchell Dick of the Kamloops Jumping Jack 4H Club answers the questions of rabbit judge Becky Weerts in the nine-to-11-year-old division of Junior Rabbit Showmanship at the PNE.
B.C. Rendezvous 2014: 10-day blast from the past  comes to Heffley Creek

B.C. Rendezvous 2014: 10-day blast from the past comes to Heffley Creek

Kamloops will get a blast from the past this weekend as B.C. Rendezvous makes its annual visit to the Heffley Creek Gun Range. With leather dresses and pants, teepees and Jesuit priests, black-powder rifles and trap lines, B.C.
Cruise on down to A&W and take part in a good cause

Cruise on down to A&W and take part in a good cause

Thursday, Aug. 21, is the sixth annual Cruisin’ to End MS Day, with more than 800 Canadian A&W restaurants, including those in Kamloops, raising money for the MS Society of Canada.
Celebrating Overlander Days

Celebrating Overlander Days

The annual celebration took place on Saturday, Aug. 16, at McDonald Park on the North Shore. KTW photographer Allen Douglas dropped by to take in the fun.
TRU student only Miss India-Canada finalist from B.C.

TRU student only Miss India-Canada finalist from B.C.

Roopam Plawn recently changed her university major. The 22-year-old Thompson Rivers University student is opting for a marketing degree over human resources because of her experience promoting herself for Miss India-Canada.
Pioneering friendship

Pioneering friendship

Sharing the experience of gliding atop the water are newly acquainted playmates Malia Ross (left) and Malik Feero during an outing to Pioneer Park with their parents.