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Kamloops winner takes PNE Prize Home

September
12
,
2016
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By CARMEN WELD Kamloops' Dave Maw is the proud new owner of the PNE Prize Home in Naramata. Pacific National Exhibition announced the winner of the 82nd-annual PNE Prize Home on Monday. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson pulled out the...

Sun Rivers Golf Course deal in the cards

September
12
,
2016
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Sun Rivers Golf Course has been sold and that should be good news for golfers starting next season. Sun Rivers Partners announced Monday morning, Sept. 12, that Ranchero Enterprises, a local investor, has signed a letter of intent to buy the golf...

Peterson Creek Bridge work tendered

September
12
,
2016
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Peterson Creek Bridge in Kamloops will undergo drainage improvements this fall, providing long-term benefits to the structure and for hikers who use the Peterson Creek trail system. “This busy crossing forms part of the Trans-Canada Highway...

Pool beams not too rotten for recycling

September
9
,
2016
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Progress to replace the Westsyde Pool roof has revealed the extent of moisture damage —exposing potentially dangerous rot for all to see — but there may be life yet in the laminated beams. Work began in earnest last month on the $3...

KidSports closes in on goal of 200 in 2016

September
9
,
2016
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More than a dozen years after KidSport began, many families don’t know about how it could potentially help their kids. The City of Kamloops has once again recognized the second week in September as KidSport Week in the city, part of an...

Too many kids injured in city crashes

September
9
,
2016
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Eight Kamloops kids are injured in crashes in a typical year; one is too many, says Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone. Stone, ICBC and Kamloops RCMP offered a reminder to drivers Friday as the first week of school came to a...

No serious injuries in Hwy. 5A crash

September
8
,
2016
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A rush-hour collision Thursday morning at the corner of Summit Drive and Hwy. 5A caused serious damage to two vehicles but no serious injuries were reported. Two four-door sedans cars collided at the intersection with an impact sufficient to...

Low-cost housing needs ignored, Bepple says

September
8
,
2016
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The B.C. government has fallen short on pledges to build more affordable housing in Kamloops, says New Democrat Nancy Bepple. In Kamloops, aside from seniors’ housing, there has been no new-build affordable housing in Kamloops since 2009,...

No, you can’t smash that window legally

September
6
,
2016
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The City’s bylaw enforcement department hopes people don’t start smashing vehicle windows once warm weather returns. Jon Wilson, community safety and enforcement manager, said in a news release Tuesday that false information is...

Milobar to state his plans Tuesday

September
5
,
2016
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Mayor Peter Milobar didn’t waste any time making up his mind. Milobar has arranged a news conference for Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 11 a.m. to say whether he will take a run at provincial politics and seek the Liberal nomination in Kamloops-North...