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Charges against police officer recommended in wake of 2020 incident that began in Kamloops and ended in Williams Lake

Charges against police officer recommended in wake of 2020 incident that began in Kamloops and ended in Williams Lake

On Oct. 25, 2020, a silver pickup truck, which had been reportedly driving erratically on Highway 1 in Kamloops earlier that day, was eventually pulled over by Mounties on Highway 97 near White Road in Williams Lake, four hours away
RCMP seek help in finding Daniel Ritchie

RCMP seek help in finding Daniel Ritchie

The Valemount man's rental Ford pickup truck was reported abandoned 14 kilometres up the 1130 Forest Service Rd., off of Dunn Lake Road in East Blackpool, which is about 120 kilometres north of Kamloops
More deaths connected to COVID-19 outbreak at Kamloops long-term care home

More deaths connected to COVID-19 outbreak at Kamloops long-term care home

There have now been five deaths recorded at the Overlander Residential Care facility in Brocklehurst
Too many cats has BC SPCA working on a feline fix in Kamloops

Too many cats has BC SPCA working on a feline fix in Kamloops

Cat overpopulation is problematic due to the animals being neglected, unhealthy, at risk of disease, injured by wildlife or preying on other animals, such as birds
COVID-19 update: B.C. records 667 new cases and 13 more deaths

COVID-19 update: B.C. records 667 new cases and 13 more deaths

In Interior Health, there are 39 people in hospital, while in total, 252 people in the health region have died from the disease
Kamloops homicide victim was one of three people charged in connection with Aug. 3 Lordco robbery, van arson

Kamloops homicide victim was one of three people charged in connection with Aug. 3 Lordco robbery, van arson

The body of Adam Hibbert was found on Oct. 1 during a fire call on Mission Flats Road. At the time of his death, Hibbert was wanted on a warrant for the robbery as charges had been sworn that very day
Prime Minister Trudeau to visit Tk'emlúps on Oct. 18

Prime Minister Trudeau to visit Tk'emlúps on Oct. 18

The visit comes after the prime minister decided against visiting Tk’emlúps on Sept. 30 — the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation — despite being invited to do so, twice, by the band
TSB investigation of Lytton fire did not include interviews with village residents

TSB investigation of Lytton fire did not include interviews with village residents

TSB board chair Kathy Fox said the agency could not rule out 100 per cent from this investigation that a train may have played a part in causing the blaze
TSB report says no link found between Lytton fire and railway activity

TSB report says no link found between Lytton fire and railway activity

According to the Transportation Safety Board, the investigation was significant and found that a westbound Canadian Pacific coal train consisting of 157 cars, operated by CN, was the last train through Lytton prior to the first report of the fire. It was travelling 40 kilometres per hour and passed through the suspected fire origin area at 4:30 p.m., about 18 minutes before the fire was reported
COVID-19 case counts in Kamloops area continue a yo-yo pattern

COVID-19 case counts in Kamloops area continue a yo-yo pattern

The latest weekly report from the BC Centre for Disease Control, spanning from Oct. 3 to Oct. 9, shows 131 new cases in the Kamloops area. That was preceded by weekly case counts of 226, 219 and 158