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Christmas bazaar a 40-Year St. Ann’s tradition

November
18
,
2015
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No one is exactly sure when it started, or who was responsible for starting it, but the annual Christmas Bazaar that’s believed to be about 40 years old has become an important seasonal tradition at St. Ann’s Academy. The afternoon of...

Endowment fund a legacy of Dr. Gur Singh

November
16
,
2015
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Living and succeeding with a brain injury is a long, difficult journey – often cyclical and filled with twists and turns. Jay Brandsma, now 36 years old, learned the hard way how to live with the ‘new Jay’ after a tragic car...

Operation Christmas Child filling shoeboxes

October
30
,
2015
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Thousands of shoeboxes from Kamloops will help bring joy and a message of hope to children in poverty around the world as part of Operation Christmas Child. Volunteers across Canada and throughout many other countries have begun the annual...

Operation Red Nose needs 250 volunteers

October
21
,
2015
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Operation Red Nose needs volunteers — 250 to be exact — to keep its deterrence to drinking and driving rolling through the holiday season. PacificSport is hosting its 19th campaign of Operation Red Nose in Kamloops. The free service...

'You can't lose when you do this'

October
13
,
2015
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They’re probably not in league to win, but they are in league to succeed. The Centre for Seniors Information (CSI), in partnership with Class Act Theatre Society (CATS), is among nonprofit groups across the country participating in the...

Annual Raise a Reader for literacy

September
18
,
2015
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Tuesday morning, Sept. 22, remember to put a few extra coins in your pocket for Raise-a-Reader Day happening in Kamloops, Barriere, Chase, Clearwater and Logan Lake. Local celebrities, sponsors, sports teams, beneficiaries and staff are...

Sagebrush neighbourhood garage sale

September
8
,
2015
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The Sagebrush Neighbourhood Association will host its second annual community garage sale on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. Setup will start at 8 a.m.   There are two options: you can rent a space and sell your stuff for $10 or...

Farmers Market to host local-food BBQ

September
1
,
2015
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Talk about fresh. The Kamloops Regional Farmers Market will host a local food BBQ lunch on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in recognition of Farmer Appreciation Week, Sept. 12–19.  The lunch will feature bison and...

Alzheimers Society winners at soccer clinic

August
22
,
2015
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For a fifth straight year, the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack women’s benefit soccer clinic has been a big success. The clinic, which the team has been doing to help youth and at the same time raise money for a worthy cause, had less...

Salsa Challenge comes up all smiles

August
21
,
2015
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The weather felt more like fall, but that didn't take any fun out of the 12th annual Gardengate Summer Salsa Challenge on Friday in Brocklehurst. More than 100 partipants strolled between tasting tents amid orchard trees at Gardengate, an...