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Red Bridge closure in effect Sunday

September
29
,
2016
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The Red Bridge will be temporarily closed Sunday, Oct. 2, for routine maintenance. A crew will be reinforcing the wooden deck and repairing a pothole at the south end of the bridge. The work has been scheduled for Sunday in order to...

City's top enforcement officer dismissed

September
29
,
2016
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The City’s top bylaw enforcement officer has been dismissed without explanation.  Jon Wilson, who has served as community safety and enforcement manager for the City for the past seven years, was let go on Friday, Sept. 23. Mayor...

Historic church getting new roof

September
28
,
2016
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St. Paul’s Cathedral is getting a new lease on life. Re-roofing of the historic church at 4th Avenue and Nicola Street got underway with a degree of urgency this week, and it’s a big job, said Colleen Stainton. “We wish to...

A little comprehension with the coffee, please

September
27
,
2016
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Nine years after it began a national campaign to boost literacy, Raise a Reader was out in force Tuesday with more than 200 volunteers greeting people across the city. At the North Shore McDonald’s, the Kamloops Broncos teamed up, off the...

Divisive rhetoric polarizes, author says

September
26
,
2016
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I’m Right and You’re an Idiot is the title of James Hoggan’s latest book on the state of the world. It’s also the title of a talk that Hoggan — president of the Vancouver public relations firm Hoggan & Associates...

Cougar encounter spurs park trail closure

September
23
,
2016
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A popular hiking trail above Kamloops Lake remains temporarily closed after several reported cougar sightings. It was a family’s encounter with one cougar in particular last weekend that led B.C. Parks to post a closure of the Battle...

Coroner identifies body

September
23
,
2016
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B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man whose body was discovered last Saturday, Sept. 17, along Tranquille Road. Sasha Reginald Brubaker, 26, had resided most recently in Kamloops.   The manager of an apartment...

Here comes another food truck festival

September
23
,
2016
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There will be lineups and they may be long, but Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association is back in the saddle today, Sept. 23, with another fundraising food truck festival on a Friday afternoon. The event takes place from 1-6 p.m. (yes,...

Councillors question ballooning costs

September
20
,
2016
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A new $750,000 KFR training centre was approved Tuesday but only after several councillors questioned a grossly inflated price-tag. The need to replace the existing “live” fire training centre off Bunker Road arose as a result of the...

Chamber backs marijuana resolution

September
19
,
2016
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As it prepares to legalize recreational use of marijuana, the Trudeau government must ensure fair competition, preserve consumer choice and impose adequate safeguards for public protection, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Kamloops...