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FireSmart Conference: Fire fuel management is key

FireSmart Conference: Fire fuel management is key

Wildfires can be a community threat, but they are also natural disturbances
FireSmart Conference: Embers, not flames, led to destruction of Lytton

FireSmart Conference: Embers, not flames, led to destruction of Lytton

Those embers ignited spot fires across short-distance vegetation gaps, carrying the fire through town
FireSmart Conference: Social media hindered evacuation of Juniper Ridge

FireSmart Conference: Social media hindered evacuation of Juniper Ridge

Social media worked against the evacuation of Juniper Heights during the Canada Day fire last year, according to former Kamloops Fire Rescue chief Steve Robinson
Mapping out ways to deal with climate change issues

Mapping out ways to deal with climate change issues

Interior Health project produced maps showing potential impacts from extreme heat, flooding, wildfire smoke vulnerability and extreme cold
Domestic tuition rates for some Ukrainian students at TRU

Domestic tuition rates for some Ukrainian students at TRU

Up to 50 Ukrainian students will pay the domestic tuition of $4,487, compared to the $18,355 normally charged international students
Lot shortage in Kamloops leads to spike in redevelopment

Lot shortage in Kamloops leads to spike in redevelopment

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association said only three per cent of the city’s land base can be developed, with infill occurring as a result
Campaign to stop City of Kamloops herbicide use

Campaign to stop City of Kamloops herbicide use

The Thompson Watershed Coalition and the Kamloops Food Policy Council will be at farmers’ market on May 21
Police pinpoint polluting vehicles in blitz

Police pinpoint polluting vehicles in blitz

With exhaust modifications, vehicles can also exhale hotter gases, creating more of a fire risk for those who off-road on dry grass
Bone found near airport belongs to Kamloops man reported missing

Bone found near airport belongs to Kamloops man reported missing

David Bosanac was reported missing on March 18. On March 26, the bone was found
Tk’emlúps to stage day-long ceremony on May 23

Tk’emlúps to stage day-long ceremony on May 23

Governor General Mary Simon will speak at the event, being held to recognize the first anniversary of the discovery of 215 probable graves on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School