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Quest to quiet train whistles in Kamloops continues

Quest to quiet train whistles in Kamloops continues

Downtown residents are questioning the train whistle-cessation process and want the city to look at alternative funding sources
In Kamloops, Effie’s open mic nights crafting comedy

In Kamloops, Effie’s open mic nights crafting comedy

Organizers are hoping to see the Kamloops comedy scene blossom and, eventually, rival other communities
SHOULTS: Provincial government fails FOI test

SHOULTS: Provincial government fails FOI test

We think that public information should be deemed to be public by default unless there is a compelling and truly privacy-based reason for it to be withheld
Youth worker awarded $1.3 million for injuries sustained in arrest

Youth worker awarded $1.3 million for injuries sustained in arrest

Michael McLellan won his lawsuit against former Kamloops Mounties Carla Peters and Evan Elgee, the RCMP and the provincial and federal governments
Kamloops MP Caputo calls Liberal-NDP deal a power grab

Kamloops MP Caputo calls Liberal-NDP deal a power grab

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be able to govern until 2025 without the fear his minority government will fall after making an expensive deal with the NDP that includes new dental-care and pharmacare programs
Picket lines at CP Rail yard to come down

Picket lines at CP Rail yard to come down

CP and the Teamsters have agreed to go to binding arbitration on a new contract
Kamloops man gets his ticket to Hollywood on American Idol (with video)

Kamloops man gets his ticket to Hollywood on American Idol (with video)

Cameron Whitcomb appeared on the March 21 episode of American Idol, auditioning before judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan. The audition actually took place in Austin, Tex., in October
Another apartment building may rise in downtown Kamloops

Another apartment building may rise in downtown Kamloops

A 15-unit strata building is planned for the corner of Ninth Avenue and Nicola Street
Tiny House Warrior gets a year of probation for her part in paint protest at TRU

Tiny House Warrior gets a year of probation for her part in paint protest at TRU

Nicole Manuel was handed the sentence last week, along with conditions, about two months following her conviction
Kudos to Kamloops staffers who helped in Merritt during floods

Kudos to Kamloops staffers who helped in Merritt during floods

Twenty-two city workers went to the Nicola Valley town in November 2021 to help during the natural disaster