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Cluster of COVID-19 cases from club concert grows to 18

Cluster of COVID-19 cases from club concert grows to 18

But Blue Grotto owner David “Pup” Johnston still has faith in vaccines and the role they play in not taxing the health-care system
Hall of fame dog is a Bane of bears

Hall of fame dog is a Bane of bears

Thanks to his heroic work in defending her from a bruin in 2019, Ashley Gribble's dog, Bane, has been inducted into the Purina Animal Hall of Fame
COVID-19 case counts dip again in Kamloops local health area

COVID-19 case counts dip again in Kamloops local health area

In the latest weekly tally, there were 118 new cases in the Kamloops area
B.C. reports 715 cases of COVID-19 as the province clears 200,000 reported infections

B.C. reports 715 cases of COVID-19 as the province clears 200,000 reported infections

B.C. has passed the 200,000-case mark of the pandemic, with another 715 cases and four further deaths reported on Thursday. All of the deaths occurred in the Northern Health region. Of the new cases, 137 are in Interior Health.
Strike deadline nears for unionized LifeLabs employees

Strike deadline nears for unionized LifeLabs employees

In Kamloops, three of the four LifeLabs locations are unionized and could be impacted as of 7 p.m. on Oct. 22
Weapons call led to fireworks — of the homemade variety

Weapons call led to fireworks — of the homemade variety

A report of a weapon amid a dispute between two people at a Valleyview motel led to a large police response. The weapon in question turned out to be homemade fireworks
TNRD costs for 2021 fire season will be double amount incurred during 2017 fire, flood events

TNRD costs for 2021 fire season will be double amount incurred during 2017 fire, flood events

This past summer, the regional district’s emergency operations centre issued 293 evacuation alerts and orders compared to 45 alerts and orders issued in 2017
Police seek thief who smashed and grabbed items from downtown vehicle

Police seek thief who smashed and grabbed items from downtown vehicle

An iPad and other items were taken from a parked car earlier this week, but police have an image of the suspect which they hope someone will recognize.
Cultural items stolen from storage container

Cultural items stolen from storage container

Animal puppets, a basket and hatchet, colourful First Nations blankets and modern snowshoes were taken from a storage container in North Kamloops earlier this week. Mounties are hoping to track the unique items down.
Kamloops Museum sends residential school-related materials to National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Kamloops Museum sends residential school-related materials to National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Museum supervisor Julia Cyr said the materials include photographs, articles, records and notes. She said the work, conducted by archivist Jaimie Fedorak, took two years to complete and culminated in digital versions of the materials sent this week