Skip to content

Local News

Public will get chance to make budget suggestions to council

A mid-March public hearing will allow the overtaxed an opportunity to tell the city where to start cutting.

Special education needs more money

Parents, teachers and professionals have a message for the Kamloops-Thompson school board.<br><br>Special education funding cannot be cut and, instead, must be increased.

Trustees talk to education minister

Barry Brady couldn't find much positive to say about a talk he had with Education Minister Joy MacPhail yesterday.

KIB chief considers BCGEU

Kamloops Indian Band councillors are expected to decide shortly if they will negotiate with the BCGEU or stand firm on a labour code developed by former chief Manny Jules.

High-tech funding on way

Regional entrepreneurs will soon have something which has stalled the growth of a high-tech industry in Kamloops - capital funding. A group of local business people have established Kamloops Ventures Fund (VCC) Inc.

Students warned to be wary of rides

The old cliché couldn't be more bang on: it's better to be safe, than sorry.

Resaurants learn safety tips

Restaurants got a little safer Wednesday following the Kamloops Restaurant Association's annual general meeting.

Public will get chance to make budget suggestions to council

A mid-March public hearing will allow the overtaxed an opportunity to tell the city where to start cutting.<br><br>"They can ask for changes in service levels, deferring capital projects and user fees," said Coun.

Private systems bad for water

Mel Hale says Victoria should ban privately run water systems after a Sierra Legal Defense Fund report on water regulations gave British Columbia a failing grade.

Retirement means refocus for Kerssens

When Jack Kerssens goes to visit the Big Guy in the sky, you can be sure he'll be leaving some task behind. It might be a project he's pursing for the Child Development Centre or a meeting with other Credit Union directors.