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UCC gets funding boost for research

University College of the Cariboo is stepping out further on the national stage.<br><br>UCC will receive a Canada Research Chairs Award, valued at more than $1.5 million, over the next seven years.

Volunteers sought to help organize teen night

If you're a teenager in Kamloops, odds are you have run across Ejnar Laursen.

ICBC rate freeze extension condemned

Both Kevin Krueger and Mark Milke are crying foul this week about ICBC's decision to freeze mandatory automobile insurance rates for the sixth consecutive year.

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.