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Clayoquot reserve not so protected after all

September
29
,
2016
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A West Coast area that became synonymous with B.C.’s War in the Woods more than 20 years ago is threatened again by resource development, say two naturalists who were part of the struggle that pitted loggers against environmentalists. Dan...

United Way almost halfway to 3-year goal

September
28
,
2016
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United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo is well on its way to reaching a three-year goal of raising $6.5 million, particularly with the promise of new partnerships in Kamloops. “It was an ambitious goal for sure, and of course there was concern...

Power of a Girl always filled to capacity

September
28
,
2016
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Barbie will make an appearance — presumably not as the guest of honour — in a “media busting” workshop at the 11th annual Power of Being a Girl Conference. The workshop is but one of a host of activities planned for the...

Beyond Fabulous! back for a third year

September
27
,
2016
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Beyond Fabulous!, a drag show fundraiser in support of youth programs at Interior Community Services, takes place in mid-October. The third annual show, featuring some of the top drag queens in Western Canada, will be held on two nights,...

Kidney Walk raises $14,000 for cause

September
26
,
2016
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About 100 participants took part in the 2016 Kamloops Kidney Walk at McDonald Park on Sunday morning. When all the calculating is done, they will have raised about $14,000 from donations and sponsors. That number doesn’t include money...

Harley owners raise thousands for kids

September
26
,
2016
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About 130 bikers took part in the 15th annual Toy Run recently as Kiwanis and the Harley's Owner Group (HOG) of Kamloops teamed up to support Christmas Amalgamated. The totals aren't final but it's estimated they raised between $7,000...

Massage a powerful tool for good health

September
26
,
2016
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By THERESA DRAPER Welcome Back MRI and Pain Management Centre Massage Therapy For Improved Health Theresa Draper Brush aside any thoughts that massage is only a feel-good way to indulge or pamper yourself. Massage can be a powerful...

ROGERS - How the Yahoo hack freed me

September
25
,
2016
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IT HAS BEEN a glorious morning of liberation, all started by a massive hacking of Yahoo accounts that came to light last week. In 2014, information was stolen from 500 million Yahoo accounts. I'd say that's pretty much all of them,...

Friends of Deb selling tickets

September
23
,
2016
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The local running community is flexing its collective muscle again in aid of Deb Kennedy, a member who was injured in a road accident last month. Tickets for the Friends of Deb Community Fundraiser Breakfast on Oct. 16 are available for $30 each...

Woodstoves must meet EPA standards

September
23
,
2016
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New standards for wood-burning stoves should mean a substantial reduction in emissions and the harmful particulate that goes with them. The province announced the new requirements on Thursday, Sept. 22. Wood burning appliances, such as wood...