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Wildlife park reports banner year

November
3
,
2015
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Forget Kami the Trout. Clover the bear may be one of Kamloops’s biggest drawing cards these days. B.C. Wildlife Park is experiencing its most successful year to date and is on pace to exceed 104,000 visitors, City council learned Tuesday. ...

Capital project budgeting earns thumbs up

November
3
,
2015
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The City is reporting 95 percent completion of 39 capital projects worth $39 million in 2015, only seven of which have gone over budget. Those seven projects could ultimately amount to a total cost overrun of $820,000, yet it was the overall...

Bus stop issue doesn’t stop here

November
3
,
2015
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A simple request to relocate a bus stop to accommodate a clinic patient drop-off zone has become more complicated than expected. After attempting to reach a compromise on the matter, council agreed Tuesday to allow it back on the agenda so that...

City agrees to clarify wording in PAC ad

October
21
,
2015
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The City is modifying the wording in its advertising on the proposed performing arts centre after a critic of the project said it is misleading the public. Frank Dwyer has no intention of letting go of the matter, though. He is filing a complaint...

Medical pot rezoning sails through hearing

October
21
,
2015
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There were no objections raised at a public hearing on the city’s first medical marijuana growing facility. City council approved a rezoning application for 8170 Dallas Drive in Gateway Industrial Park Tuesday after receiving only one...

Council OKs McGill Rd. office rezoning

October
20
,
2015
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City council overrode downtown business concerns and a staff recommendation Tuesday with approval of rezoning that allows a high-end office development in Southgate Industrial Park. The rezoning for 1452 McGill Rd., which also required an...

Clinic's bus stop relocation request denied

October
20
,
2015
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What may have first seemed a straightforward request to move a bus stop turned out to be a no-go with a handful of businesses on Tranquille Road. Council voted 7-2 Tuesday to leave the transit stop at Wood Street in front of a walk-in clinic in...

Open house sessions set for Nov. 4

October
20
,
2015
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The City made good Tuesday on a promise to focus more on a performing arts centre referendum after the flurry of the federal election by scheduling public information sessions on the question. A “casual open house” will be held...

PAC critic complains City's ad is misleading

October
20
,
2015
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The City’s top administrator says he won’t change the City’s messaging on the proposed performing arts centre after an opponent of the project objected to its wording as “egregious.” “It comes straight from the...

Medical grow-op rezoning recommended

October
18
,
2015
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City staff will recommend that council support an industrial rezoning to accommodate a medical marijuana growing facility in Dallas when the project goes before a public hearing on Tuesday. The Dallas Drive industrial grow facility — the...