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Kamloops is raising readers

Kamloops is raising readers

Thompson Rivers University basketball players Brett Parker (left) and Reese Pribilsky help to collect funds at the Aberdeen McDonald's for local literacy groups through the annual Raise-a-Reader program, which was held on Tuesday, Sept. 23.
Slurpee-ing for the food bank

Slurpee-ing for the food bank

Three-year-old Dominic Marchi gets some sips in before having to share his cream soda and 7-Up Slurpee with mom Kim on Friday, Sept. 19, at the Sa-Hali 7-Eleven store.
Well done, Kamloops — Rotary Food Drive collects 56,000 pounds

Well done, Kamloops — Rotary Food Drive collects 56,000 pounds

In the photo: Weekend truck driver Gabrielle Bray displays some of the 56,000 pounds of food collected on the weeknd during the 13th Rotary Food Drive.
A fish tale that offers food for thought

A fish tale that offers food for thought

In the photo: United Church Rev. Carolyn Ronald reels in an Anglican fish as the annual salmon run food drive among Kamloops churches begins.
United Way's 2014 goal is $2.5 million

United Way's 2014 goal is $2.5 million

The United Way of the Thompson-Nicola-Cariboo wants to raise $2.5 million in the 2014 fundraising campaign. The organization held its annual kickoff breakfast on Thursday, Sept.
It takes a village of kids to raise of forest

It takes a village of kids to raise of forest

Now in its fifth year, TD Tree Days is a grassroots community tree- planting program. As the TD flagship volunteer program, TD Tree Days sees Toronto Dominion-Canada Trust employees and their families, customers and community partners plant trees.
Toy Run on two wheels

Toy Run on two wheels

Many motorcycle enthusiasts took to two wheels at Aberdeen Mall on the weekend for the annual Toy Run, organized as always by the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Kamloops. KTW photographer Allen Douglas was there to shoot these photographs.
Heroes arrive by rail

Heroes arrive by rail

BC Transplant volunteers arrive in Kamloops on the Rocky Mountaineer Life Changing Train for Heroes on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The heroes are on an a rail journey across the province. For more details on their stories, go online to rockymountaineer.
Hair today, gone tomorrow

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Five-year-old Mikayla Cassidy-Waight reacts after seeing her locks cut for a good cause. The youngster donated her hair to the B.C. Children’s Hospital Wigs For Kids program, helping other young kids with cancer.
Fore a good cause

Fore a good cause

Cella Arnott (left) joins grandfather Dr. Gur Singh and uncle Arjun Singh as they watch Sen. Nancy Green -Raine and Coun. Ken Christian tee off in the retired doctor’s annual golf tourney at The Dunes.