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Experts in B.C. predicting bad flu season as people drop masks, return to travel

Experts in B.C. predicting bad flu season as people drop masks, return to travel

Estimated 12,200 Canadians hospitalized with flu annually during pre-pandemic years 
 

Letter: Kamloops creates two-tiered garbage collection system

Letter: Kamloops creates two-tiered garbage collection system

The city should not have full discretion to inequitably distribute municipal services
Mayoral candidate Dudy cites his measured approach

Mayoral candidate Dudy cites his measured approach

Dieter Dudy said his passion is “effective and seamless governance,” adding council should address community needs without compromising staff
Mayoral candidate Dhaliwal’s focus is on city taxpayers

Mayoral candidate Dhaliwal’s focus is on city taxpayers

Ray Dhaliwal said residents should vote for him to tackle safety and security
Two views of short-term rentals

Two views of short-term rentals

The TNRD takes a hard line, while the City of Kamloops is watching and waiting
Notice of motion urges pulling back seventh Kamloops director at TNRD

Notice of motion urges pulling back seventh Kamloops director at TNRD

Coun. Denis Walsh said there is not need for the extra city rep, arguing it will add costs to taxpayers
Doug Rae out as TNRD’s chief financial officer

Doug Rae out as TNRD’s chief financial officer

The regional district won’t explain departure of decade-long staffer; Carla Fox now interim CFO
Forty per cent of Kamloops residents are without a family doctor

Forty per cent of Kamloops residents are without a family doctor

Across B.C., about 20 per cent of residents are not attached to a family physician
Kamloops records a dozen overdose deaths in August

Kamloops records a dozen overdose deaths in August

The spike brings to 62 the number of people in the city who have died from using toxic drugs through the first eight months of the year
He ain't nothing but a rockhound

He ain't nothing but a rockhound

Kamloops geologist Don Bouffard brought rock talk — and dinosaur poop — to Westsyde elementary during a recent visit