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ROGERS - Linking into the future

May
1
,
2016
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WELCOME to a sprinkling of links — all pointing toward what appears to be our inevitable future. Geoff Watts, having reached a certain age, writes about life with robot companions. It won't be long before mobile computers designed...

Festival at Fourth marks three milestones

April
27
,
2016
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Festival at Fourth is the name of a block party planned by Kamloops United Church for May 14-15, celebrating three major milestones. First, and most visibly, the bricks and mortar are in place and the scaffolding is down at 429 St. Paul St., a...

Parkcrest kids embark on Stream of Dreams

April
26
,
2016
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Those colourful wooden salmon seen swimming along school fences are more than mere decoration. During the first week of May, Parkcrest elementary students and staff will be the next school to explore an educational project called Stream of Dreams...

Portal gives instant access to credentials

April
25
,
2016
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A new government online portal is designed to make it easier for hunters to access a range of e-services, including hunting licences and applications for limited entry hunting (LEH) draws, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations...

ROGERS - Netflix is a good deal, even if you have to follow the rules

April
24
,
2016
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SOME CANADIANS are acting like spoiled children over the fact that Netflix is actually enforcing its own rules. No, you aren't allowed to use VPN to watch content reserved for other countries. This is in the terms of service you agreed...

These superheroes have special power

April
22
,
2016
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Sustainable approaches to energy use are the focus of an exhibition planned for early next year for the BMO Open Gallery at Kamloops Art Gallery. The Kamloops Chapter of the B.C. Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA) is co-ordinating Everyday...

Do as we say, not as you see

April
22
,
2016
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A widowmaker is a branch or hanging tree waiting to snuff out your life in a split second, an ever-present danger they try to imprint on your brain, working in the woods. Also known as fool killers, these hazards cause about 10 percent of...

Adventurer, Olympian team up in town

April
19
,
2016
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Adventure travel writing started by accident for Robin Esrock. Knocked off his bike at a Vancouver intersection, Esrock suffered a broken kneecap but won a $20,000 insurance settlement. With that, he decided it was time for a change. He quit his...

'This is not a beauty contest'

April
15
,
2016
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Thirteen young women stepped forward Thursday night at St. Andrew’s on the Square for the 2016 Miss Kamloops banner ceremony. The ceremony, during which sponsors pin sashes on participants, marks the start of a series of events leading up...

Miss Kamloops contenders lined up

April
11
,
2016
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Thirteen candidates for Miss Kamloops will be introduced at a ceremony Thursday evening at St. Andrew’s on the Square. The annual banner ceremony marks the start of the royalty selection process overseen by the Kamloops Ambassador Society....