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Downhill thrills at Harper Mountain

Downhill thrills at Harper Mountain

Fresh snowfall earlier this week has the tube run at Harper Mountain in fantastic shape. With a bit more of the white stuff, the ski slopes will also open. The tube park is open daily through Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Half my heart

Half my heart

She is strong, kind, stunning and extremely funny so, when she met her match at Riverside park on Nov. 30, she was amazed Santa had came all the way from the North Pole just for her because she was so special to him.
A time to pull out Grandma’s secret recipe

A time to pull out Grandma’s secret recipe

BY WENDY NORDICK Her large Her rose polyester no-wrinkle suits were always immaculate and stylish for an octogenarian woman, but in slight contrast to the serviceable off-white Hush Puppies, which gave her stability but betrayed her age.
Feliz Navidad, baby — let’s drink to our Mexico ‘tree’

Feliz Navidad, baby — let’s drink to our Mexico ‘tree’

BY RICHARD FROGGE Since it was our first trip there, we were given lots of advice. “Don’t drink the water!” they all stressed, but no one said anything about Christmas trees. Mazatlan does not have conventional, traditional, green Christmas trees.
A simple wooden rolling pin

A simple wooden rolling pin

BY JENNIFER EBENSTINER One morning last year, around the middle of December, I decided to start my Christmas baking. Sugar cookies were on the menu. I started to arrange all my baking utensils/dishes on my wooden Island.
A Misfit Christmas can  be anytime you make it

A Misfit Christmas can be anytime you make it

BY JENNIFER MOORES It’s my daughter’s first Christmas and my son’s first in which he knows who Santa is and what Christmas is all about. Christmas in our house is rarely on Dec. 25. I call it our Misfit Christmas.
Riding the tracks back to childhood

Riding the tracks back to childhood

It’s fun setting up the Christmas train displays, it’s fun watching the excitement on children’s faces as the miniature trains dash along their tracks, it’s fun seeing the joy on a child’s face when they know they’re getting a train set, a new locomo
Christmas at the Mission

Christmas at the Mission

BY JOANNE MAZZOTTA Volunteers were preparing a meal with a vision To feed all the needy that would come to their door To feast them and treat them, two hundred or more The people they entered when the doors finally opened For warm food and some cheer
KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Banding together for the community

KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: Banding together for the community

It’s fair to say no one at Kamloops This Week had any idea what we were getting into when we took on the Christmas Cheer Fund. Sure, we knew the basics because, for the past dozen years, we watched it begin and soar.
Saints connect the community

Saints connect the community

NorKam secondary international student David Oort Alonso (bottom centre) enjoyed a turkey dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 17, in the school’s gymnasium.