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Kamloops mayor likes sale of pulp mill to Kruger of Montreal

Kamloops mayor likes sale of pulp mill to Kruger of Montreal

Ken Christian pointed to Kruger’s existing presence in B.C., with a tissue plant in New Westminster and the Zeballos Lake Hydro Plant on Vancouver Island
KTW honoured at Ma Murray Awards

KTW honoured at Ma Murray Awards

Kamloops This Week claimed two golds and a bronze at the past weekend’s BC Yukon Community Newsmedia Association event in Richmond
Grassfire west of Savona under control

Grassfire west of Savona under control

The human-caused Juniper Knoll blaze was ignited on the morning of May 17 and has been mapped at three hectares
Accused arsonist's bail hearing set for May 26

Accused arsonist's bail hearing set for May 26

Angela Elise Cornish, 42, was arrested on May 11 and charged with multiple counts of arson following a joint investigation between the BC RCMP and BC Wildfire Service
At long last, Jessie Simpson is coming home

At long last, Jessie Simpson is coming home

The victim of a life-altering baseball bat attack in 2016 will return to his Savona home this Victoria Day long weekend for the first time since the assault
Kamloops mayor pans riding proposals

Kamloops mayor pans riding proposals

Ken Christian criticized the possible changes in the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission’s new electoral map for British Columbia that would see east Kamloops split from the remainder of the city
Interior Health’s former top doctor to stand trial in January 2023

Interior Health’s former top doctor to stand trial in January 2023

Dr. Albert de Villiers is charged with sex crimes against a child
Due to strike, fate of BC Lions FanFest up in air

Due to strike, fate of BC Lions FanFest up in air

If the CFL players’ strike continues later this week, the May 21 event will be cancelled
Interior Health: Vaccine mandate has had 'minimal impact' on RIH staffing issues

Interior Health: Vaccine mandate has had 'minimal impact' on RIH staffing issues

The Kamloops hospital lost 66 employees, of whom 28 were nursing staff (RNs, LPNs, student nurses and care aides). In February, 28 nursing grads were added to the RIH employee roster
Sad end to missing persons case in Kamloops

Sad end to missing persons case in Kamloops

Karissa Wilson was reported missing on April 27 and found deceased on May 14. Criminality is not suspected in her death