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New homes in Kamloops may be required to be pre-wired for electric vehicle charging

New homes in Kamloops may be required to be pre-wired for electric vehicle charging

By a 6-3 vote, Kamloops council has directed staff to draft a bylaw, which may come into effect in 2023
Arsonist behind fire that destroyed, damaged mobile homes in Kamloops

Arsonist behind fire that destroyed, damaged mobile homes in Kamloops

Video from the carport of the mobile home that was destroyed shows a man on a bike enter the carport, spread liquid accelerant on material in the corner and set it ablaze
Fire damages two mobile homes in Westsyde

Fire damages two mobile homes in Westsyde

There were no injuries in the Feb. 16 blaze, the cause of which is under investigation
TRU faculty vote shows lack of confidence in university brass

TRU faculty vote shows lack of confidence in university brass

Eighty-one per cent of faculty who participated in the vote said they did not have confidence in university president Brett Fairbairn and 83 per cent did not have confidence in university board chair Marilyn McLean
Vaccinated Canadians can take antigen test instead of PCR for pre-arrival COVID testing

Vaccinated Canadians can take antigen test instead of PCR for pre-arrival COVID testing

Canada lowering travel advisory level, no longer urging against non-essential travel
Kamloops Voters Society creates survey on TNRD issues

Kamloops Voters Society creates survey on TNRD issues

Group wants to take the political temperature of voters, with the election exactly eight months away
​​​​​​​Kamloops MP Caputo to consider his stance on Emergencies Act

​​​​​​​Kamloops MP Caputo to consider his stance on Emergencies Act

While the prime minister has invoked the act, the House and Senate must still adopt the motion to confirm the declaration
Another View: Flagging love for the Canadian Maple Leaf

Another View: Flagging love for the Canadian Maple Leaf

I am somewhat saddened to see what the flag has come to represent in the past few years. It is obvious, as recent events indicate, the Maple Leaf means different things to different people, but I have always held our flag in a place of esteem
Kamloops and area residents donated $39,000 to Freedom Convoy movement

Kamloops and area residents donated $39,000 to Freedom Convoy movement

According to a leaked document, city donations total $13,054, while rural areas gave $26,068. Donations ranged from $10 to $1,000 in Kamloops and from $10 to $1,600 in rural areas
Fire at Memorial Arena contained to outside staircase

Fire at Memorial Arena contained to outside staircase

The blaze in the early-morning hours of Feb. 13 appears to have damaged the deck and power pole connecting to the building and scorched some of the outside of the facility