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Society aims for answers

By Cavelle Layes A local seniors group is sick of hearing politicians talk about what they think seniors want, rather than listening to their real concerns.

Stunning sojourn through the Chilcotin

By Sharon Brooker There is an area in B.C. that has intrigued me since my youth when the brother of a good friend went there to be a cowboy and stayed. He told his sister that it was the most beautiful place he had ever seen.

Hot Nite in the City

By Jim Elliot Summer storm dampens tires but not spirits at 21st annual Hot Nite in the City On Aug. 8, 13 blocks of downtown Kamloops were adorned with everything from classic muscle cars to custom motorcycles and big-rigs.

Chugging along after more than 100 years

By Jessica Messerer-Trosin More than 100 years after it was first built, Kamloops’ historical locomotive, 2141, is ready to get back on the rails.

70 year labour of love

By Jessica Messer-Trosin Beverlee Steele has been doing what she loves for nearly 70 years. The owner of 3B Best Beauty Buys has felt a passion for the fashion and beauty industry since she was just 16 years old.
Spirit Warriors celebrate twenty years with carnation ceremony

Spirit Warriors celebrate twenty years with carnation ceremony

Submitted by Sandy Cooper On Saturday, June 13, the local Spirit Warriors dragon boat team celebrated their 20th anniversary of the introduction to dragon boating as a rehab program for breast cancer survivors.
Symposium celebrates and informs for second year

Symposium celebrates and informs for second year

By Cam Doherty and Jim Elliot The Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre was bustling with activity on June 12 as the second annual Seniors’ Symposium took over the bottom floor of the hotel for the day.
Hiking routes abound for every ability

Hiking routes abound for every ability

With summer just around the corner, people are shedding their winter jackets and boots, opting for a pair of loafers and a stroll in the great outdoors.
Remembering the sacrifice of D-Day

Remembering the sacrifice of D-Day

June 6, 1944, is a day that will forever be cemented in the annals of history. 14,000 Canadians landed on Juno Beach in northern France and took part in the largest seaborne invasion in recorded history.
Register for the Second Annual Seniors' Symposium on June 12

Register for the Second Annual Seniors' Symposium on June 12

June is Senior’s Month, and there are many events happening around Kamloops to celebrate seniors.