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Fires at top of TNRD list

There are still some hot issues for the Thompson-Nicola Regional District to deal with, says John Ranta. "We've got a couple of leftovers," says the Cache Creek mayor, who has been re-elected chair of the TNRD. "The wildfires is obviously a big one.

Red Nose catching on

No matter how slow the evenings go, Sukh Heer-Matonovich knows that, come 2 a.m., she's going to need every Operation Red Nose volunteer she can get.

Health speaker returns

Michael Kendrick, an expert in the fields of community work and human services, returns to Kamloops Dec. 15 and 16 for a workshop sponsored by the Kamloops Society for Community Living.

Trouble with teens

Q uestion: I have two sons, ages 17 and 15. They are driving me crazy - especially the 15-year-old. I can't seem to get through to him that if he continues to mess up he won't amount to anything and will end up as a bum on the street.
Ho Ho know-how

Ho Ho know-how

Special to This Week Is Christmas at your house more hectic than merry? Anyone over the age of 12 knows the truth - yes, there's a Santa Claus and she's a woman.

Billiards for food

Some of the city's finest billiards players filled their pockets and the food bank's shelves. Ragman Billiards hosted a charity tournament Nov. 28 to 30 at the Beach House Pub for the Kamloops Food Bank.
Here's what's hot for Christmas

Here's what's hot for Christmas

Dear Santa: My Christmas list is short this year. It's got something to do with the length of my children's lists. And the new fuel pump my husband says was an early Christmas present.

Walk planned for memories

Burn off some of those Christmas calories and raise money for a good cause during the first Alzheimer Society of B.C. Walk for Memories. Scheduled for Jan.

Kids' gifts from games to rescues

Canadian Parent magazine surveyed its readers to come up with the Top 5 gifts for mom: a Kitchen-Aid mixer, Canadian Tire gift certificates, a digital camera, a portable jukebox to hold songs downloaded from the computer and a day at a spa.
Don't forget your pets on the Christmas list

Don't forget your pets on the Christmas list

Trish Hines' dogs and cats can't tell her what they want for Christmas, so the manager of Petland says she's going to have to guess. Squeaky toys are tops for dogs, she says, while the feline set prefer catnip toys.