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    B.C. dairy rebuild almost done nearly 1 year after fire

    B.C. dairy rebuild almost done nearly 1 year after fire


    A B.C. dairy is nearing the end of construction after a fire tore through its processing plant in June...

    A B.C. dairy is nearing the end of construction after a fire tore through its processing plant in June 2017.

    Can a dog help manage emotions during mediation? New study says yes

    Can a dog help manage emotions during mediation? New study says yes


    A paper published by the Harvard Negotiation Law Review by Kamloops lawyer David Paul explores the idea of canine-assisted mediation: having dogs in the room while going through family law mediation...

    A paper published by the Harvard Negotiation Law Review by Kamloops lawyer David Paul explores the idea of canine-assisted mediation: having dogs in the room while going through family law mediation proceedings.

    Former rodeo athlete says bodybuilding helped him recover from brain injury

    Former rodeo athlete says bodybuilding helped him recover from brain injury


    Dave Potter suffered a brain injury while riding bareback. He used fitness and nutrition to recover, and has bought a gym to try to help others reach their fitness...

    Dave Potter suffered a brain injury while riding bareback. He used fitness and nutrition to recover, and has bought a gym to try to help others reach their fitness goals.

    One a penny, two a penny: The great hot cross bun debate

    One a penny, two a penny: The great hot cross bun debate


    Some people love hot cross buns, others hate them. Either way, British Columbians are passionate about their spring-time baked...

    Some people love hot cross buns, others hate them. Either way, British Columbians are passionate about their spring-time baked goods.

    Students with specific learning needs suffering after court ruling on class size, say mothers

    Students with specific learning needs suffering after court ruling on class size, say mothers


    Two Kamloops mothers say smaller class sizes are stretching teaching resources thin. As a result, their children with specialized learning needs aren't getting the support they...

    Two Kamloops mothers say smaller class sizes are stretching teaching resources thin. As a result, their children with specialized learning needs aren't getting the support they need.

    Tsilhqot'in First Nation closes fishery, forgoes Aboriginal right to steelhead

    Tsilhqot'in First Nation closes fishery, forgoes Aboriginal right to steelhead


    Tl'etinqox First Nation Chief Joe Alphonse said the decision to close fisheries and ask members not to fish steelhead this year has been difficult, but necessary to preserve the steelhead population for future...

    Tl'etinqox First Nation Chief Joe Alphonse said the decision to close fisheries and ask members not to fish steelhead this year has been difficult, but necessary to preserve the steelhead population for future generations.

    Storage solution for homeless people on the way in Kamloops

    Storage solution for homeless people on the way in Kamloops


    The City of Kamloops hopes to have upwards of 50 units of storage for the community's homeless population to access ready to go by...

    The City of Kamloops hopes to have upwards of 50 units of storage for the community's homeless population to access ready to go by mid-April.

    Cougar cub tranquilized in downtown Kamloops

    Cougar cub tranquilized in downtown Kamloops


    A young cougar spotted in downtown Kamloops on Wednesday morning has been tranquilized and removed by B.C. Conservation...

    A young cougar spotted in downtown Kamloops on Wednesday morning has been tranquilized and removed by B.C. Conservation officers.

    Kamloops temporary shelter to close at end of the month

    Kamloops temporary shelter to close at end of the month


    After five months, the temporary homeless shelter at the former Stuart Wood Elementary school is set to close. With plans to turn the building into a cultural education centre, it's not expected to re-open next...

    After five months, the temporary homeless shelter at the former Stuart Wood Elementary school is set to close. With plans to turn the building into a cultural education centre, it's not expected to re-open next winter.

    Community rallies behind Merritt students after rainbow crosswalk rejected by city council

    Community rallies behind Merritt students after rainbow crosswalk rejected by city council


    When the proposal from the LGBTQ pride group and the Aboriginal Youth Voice Group was rejected by council, calls came flooding in from other places, offering space for their...

    When the proposal from the LGBTQ pride group and the Aboriginal Youth Voice Group was rejected by council, calls came flooding in from other places, offering space for their initiative.

    Body found in Kamloops identified as missing wildfire evacuee

    Body found in Kamloops identified as missing wildfire evacuee


    David Jeff was reported missing on July 31, 2017, while Williams Lake was under an evacuation order due to wildfires threatening the...

    David Jeff was reported missing on July 31, 2017, while Williams Lake was under an evacuation order due to wildfires threatening the city.

    Kamloops parkade to be transformed into a giant piece of art

    Kamloops parkade to be transformed into a giant piece of art


    Kamloops artist Bill Frymire will create public artwork that will surrounding the building in around 90,000 tiny pieces of painted aluminum that will ripple like a...

    Kamloops artist Bill Frymire will create public artwork that will surrounding the building in around 90,000 tiny pieces of painted aluminum that will ripple like a river.

    $7M sports centre expansion announced for Sun Peaks, B.C.

    $7M sports centre expansion announced for Sun Peaks, B.C.


    Right now, the sports centre consists of an indoor pool and an exercise room, with an outdoor rink nearby. But in coming years, it will become a 3,000-person capacity...

    Right now, the sports centre consists of an indoor pool and an exercise room, with an outdoor rink nearby. But in coming years, it will become a 3,000-person capacity arena.

    Lack of lactation consultant in Kamloops sparks online petition

    Lack of lactation consultant in Kamloops sparks online petition


    A Kamloops mother has launched an online petition to bring a lactation consultant back to the region after the position was eliminated two years...

    A Kamloops mother has launched an online petition to bring a lactation consultant back to the region after the position was eliminated two years ago.

    What to do with all that poop? Kamloops approves working group to figure it out

    What to do with all that poop? Kamloops approves working group to figure it out


    As biosolids build up at the Kamloops sewage plant, the need for a long-term solution is growing. So, the city will turn to its newly-approved stakeholder group for ideas on how to manage...

    As biosolids build up at the Kamloops sewage plant, the need for a long-term solution is growing. So, the city will turn to its newly-approved stakeholder group for ideas on how to manage it.