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Streak of strong sales continues

September
2
,
2016
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Kamloops and District Real Estate Association reported monthly results Friday showing a relatively brisk summer season continues uninterrupted. The total value of residential property sales in the Kamloops area was up by more than 50 percent in...

Lake makes it official - he won't run again

September
1
,
2016
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Terry Lake will call it a day after the next provincial election. He announced today he won’t run for another term as Kamloops-North Thompson MLA, citing a need to be closer to family. The health minister is in his second term as an MLA. ...

Disability changes hurt vulnerable, critics say

September
1
,
2016
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New B.C. disability rates — minus a transit subsidy eliminated by the province —took effect Thursday, sending critics of the government move into the streets in protest. A dozen people rallied on Seymour Street outside of the offices...

Court sheriff on leave after allegation

August
30
,
2016
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A Kamloops deputy sheriff faces an investigation by the B.C. Court Services Branch after allegations that he tried to engage in a relationship with a 14-year-old girl. The B.C. Ministry of Justice said the sheriff, accused by the Kelowna-based...

Apartment blaze started by grease fire

August
30
,
2016
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An apartment fire in lower Sahali could have been much more serious had the fire not been brought under control in short order early Tuesday morning. Kamloops Fire Rescue was able to bring the blaze, at College Heights apartments, 643 McBeth...

More grasslands surveillance planned

August
29
,
2016
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More surveillance is planned for the Lac du Bois/Batchelor Heights area in an effort to curb illegal dumping. The persistent problem came up in connection with additional off-road vehicle closures in the area, announced Friday, Aug. 26, by the...

Band reacts to beach closure criticism

August
26
,
2016
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Public health and safety, not exclusion, were behind a Tk’emlups First Nation decision to close a beach to non-members, Chief Fred Seymour said Friday. Seymour said he was disappointed by some media coverage of the decision after it was...

Grassland closures aimed at off-road vehicles

August
26
,
2016
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Off-road vehicle use as well as camping will be prohibited in the Lac du Bois, Batchelor Heights and lower Noble Creek areas as of Sept. 1.  Additional measures are needed to protect sensitive grasslands and riparian ecosystems in the areas...

Feedback leads to transit changes

August
26
,
2016
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B.C. Transit says rider feedback has led to improvements in routing that will take effect Sept. 4 The route changes include: Route 4 – Pacific Way: An early morning trip will be added to get riders to Thompson Rivers University by...

Historic ordination draws thousands

August
25
,
2016
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Bishop Joseph Nguyen, sixth bishop of the Kamloops Diocese More than 3,000 Catholics filed into Sandman Centre Thursday to experience a historic event Thursday — the first ordination of a bishop within the Diocese of Kamloops....