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Canada Post suspends Monday service in Kamloops

Canada Post suspends Monday service in Kamloops

Canada Post has suspended its services for the day in Kamloops.
Coroner reports four overdose deaths in September in Kamloops

Coroner reports four overdose deaths in September in Kamloops

Kamloops lost four more people to illicit drugs in September. The total number of such deaths in Kamloops through September of this year is 66. 
SD73 buses cancelled Monday due to snow

SD73 buses cancelled Monday due to snow

In a media advisory, Kamloops-Thompson school district superintendent Rhonda Nixon announced all bus routes would be cancelled, due to “unsafe road conditions.”
Clocks fall back Sunday morning

Clocks fall back Sunday morning

Shift to pacific standard time will be made at 2 a.m. Sunday morning
BC Housing says it understands 'immediate need' for shelters

BC Housing says it understands 'immediate need' for shelters

BC Housing says it plans to announce new operators for its two winter shelters in downtown Kamloops soon, but the locations will remain closed throughout the weekend.
Volunteers bring people indoors as winter weather arrives

Volunteers bring people indoors as winter weather arrives

Glenn Hilke said 25 people were brought into The Loop drop-in centre on Thursday night because shelters were full. BC Housing has yet to announce a new operator for cold weather shelters after CMHA pulled out.
RCMP, rail police investigate pedestrian struck by train

RCMP, rail police investigate pedestrian struck by train

A second person in the month of October was struck by a train on the Canadian Pacific Railway downtown.
Drivers warned to take extra time after first snowfall

Drivers warned to take extra time after first snowfall

Residents can expect periods of wet snow again on Friday, with more rain and flurries forecast through the weekend and into early next week.
Interior Health issues alert after multiple drug poisonings

Interior Health issues alert after multiple drug poisonings

Sixty-two people died in Kamloops from using toxic drugs through the first eight months of this year. Last year, 78 people died by overdose death in Kamloops, the highest number ever recorded.
Airport passenger counts on the rebound

Airport passenger counts on the rebound

Kamloops Airport managing director Ed Ratuski said passenger numbers began picking up in the spring and have steadily increased through the fall, as restrictions like masking, domestic and international travel further eased.