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Brock pool kicks off outdoor swim season

June
2
,
2016
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Brocklehurst Pool has opened for the season. Swimmers can enjoy enhanced lap swimming times at the popular outdoor pool all summer long.  Early bird laps are available from Monday to Thursday, 6-9 a.m. from June through August. Weekend...

Car club hosts swap meet in Logan Lake

June
1
,
2016
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Kamloops Vintage Car Club hosts the 32nd annual Interior Swap Meet in Logan Lake this weekend. The event, which includes a show and shine, takes place Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Logan Lake Recreation Centre. A pancake breakfast begins the day...

Officers kept busy over May long weekend

May
31
,
2016
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Ramped-up conservation enforcement over the May long weekend resulted in more than 250 charges, warnings, arrests, suspensions and seizures. The province promised enhanced patrols over the weekend that marks the unofficial start of summer...

Park upgrades continue beyond spray park

May
30
,
2016
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A weekend ceremony celebrating the opening of Centennial Spray Park marks another chapter in ongoing improvements by Westsyde Community Development Society. Despite the threat of rain Saturday, about 50 people, including City council members and...

Celebrating recreational sports – adaptive style

May
30
,
2016
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By LISA CORIALE Lisa Coriale interviewed Jessica Vliegenthart about adaptive sports in Kamloops for Disability Awareness Week, May 29 to June 4. Jessica Vliegenthart grew up in Kamloops, an able-bodied child who loved sports. Vliegenthart...

ROGERS - Webmasters build their own sites

May
29
,
2016
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THE WORD "webmaster" seems hopelessly old-fashioned. It brings back memories of under-construction GIFs, visitor counters and "enter" links you had to click on just to get past the home page. Plus, the idea of one person...

HOG raises thousands in annual poker run

May
29
,
2016
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The Kamloops Harley Owners Group (HOG) held their annual Charity Poker Run on Saturday and once again raised thousands of dollars for Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Despite the cooler temperatures and occasional showers, more than 600 riders...

Society hosts airshow in miniature Saturday

May
25
,
2016
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Aircraft of all sorts will be soaring in the area of Heffley Creek this weekend, but don’t be deceived by appearances — those are models. Kamloops Model Airplane Society hosts a “fun fly” event May 27-28 that culminates in...

Kids get free fishing lesson at Edith Lake

May
24
,
2016
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Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. offers another of its Learn to Fish sessions Wednesday, May 25, 6-8 p.m. at Edith Lake. Children and youths aged 5-15 have a chance to pick up basic angling skills and knowledge, including species...

Standing up for justice through the written word

May
23
,
2016
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Editor's note: Disability Awareness Week is May 29 to June 4. By LISA CORIALE Krystian Shaw, the founder of the Kamloops Self Advocate for People with Diverse Abilities (KSA), began the monthly newsletter in 2013 because he thought...