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RCMP contract cost issues go to UBCM, MP

January
26
,
2016
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The City has concerns about RCMP services and they have nothing to do with the Kamloops detachment. On Tuesday, council voted to authorize Mayor Peter Milobar to forward feedback on the five-year review of RCMP provincial police service agreement...

Ribfest for community, not profit, Rotarian says

January
20
,
2016
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City councillors with eyes on a steadily increasing parks budget wonder whether charging groups cleanup fees would help ease the burden on taxpayers. The idea came up during 2016/2017 budget discussions Tuesday, when Coun. Denis Walsh suggested...

City open to ideas for KDN building

January
19
,
2016
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The City will invite expressions of interest on potential uses for the former Kamloops Daily News building. Council agreed to that one step forward Tuesday with the City-owned property at the corner of Seymour and Fourth after rescinding a...

'Out of scope' Ajax questions left out

January
12
,
2016
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Lots of questions from the public on KGHM’s Ajax Mine proposal — questions the City is handing over to SLR Consulting for review — brought lots of discussion around the City council table Tuesday. The first response was...

Council votes 5-4 to lift Ajax restriction

January
12
,
2016
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City council is risking Ajax Mine overload by availing itself of delegations on the matter during the project’s forthcoming application review process. ...

Walsh takes second crack at averting KDN demo

January
11
,
2016
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Coun. Denis Walsh expects his notice of motion Tuesday on the Daily News building will enable a detailed look at the future of the property, fixing a fumbled motion made late last year. ...

City needs to focus on Plan B, councillor says

December
18
,
2015
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City council has yet to address all matters — the so-called Plan B — stemming from the failed Nov. 7 referendum, says Coun. Ken Christian. Christian said Friday that there has been no follow-up discussion yet to a defeat that was...

Council passes pesticide ban in parks, 5-4

December
15
,
2015
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The City will spend an additional $30,000 next year to practice as it preaches, maintaining civic parks and gardens with more expensive alternatives to pesticides. Council voted 5-4 Tuesday to accept two staff recommendations, one to eliminate...

Demolition delayed but intention falls flat

December
15
,
2015
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A move to delay demolition of the Daily News building for a year was narrowly passed by council Tuesday but the intention fell flat on a technicality. As it stands, the building will stand for another year before it’s demolished without any...

KDN building too costly to save, mayor says

December
14
,
2015
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A debate over the planned demolition of The Daily News building — including a possible revival of the PAC/parkade proposal in an entirely new form— is taking shape as council considers the matter at its regular meeting Tuesday. On one...