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Provincial Seniors Advocate visits Kamloops for town hall style meeting

By Becky Mann Over 60 seniors attended the Town Hall Meeting at Brock Activity Centre, on the morning of Nov. 20 — an opportunity to meet and hear from B.C.'s Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie.

This day in history: November 11

By Lauren Hoot It’s a significant day in history that some of us don’t give much thought. Maybe it’s an extra day off work or just another day of the week.

Love that lasted a lifetime

By Jessica Messerer-Trosin A chance meeting brought together two members of the Canadian Air Force — one originally from Victoria and the other from Winnipeg — for almost three-quarters of a century.

Connector quizzes federal parties

Unedited party responses: Conservatives, NDP, Green and Liberal Conservatives How does your party plan to improve Canadian hospice services, which are currently not consistently available throughout Canada, and as a result limit usable access? While

The CPSBC's updated standards and you

By Wade Tomko “I am not saying we don’t need physicians because we do but we need to do better with how we utilize them,” said Stan Marchuk, former president of the BC Nurse Practitioners Association.

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.