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Coldest Night welcomes more support

February
3
,
2016
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Coldest Night of the Year for New Life Community could use another 100 participants later this month. The local fundraiser, which is centred around an evening walk through the downtown, takes place Saturday, Feb. 20., starting at 5 p.m. New Life...

Club holds free ski day for food bank

February
3
,
2016
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Overlander Ski Club offers its third annual Free Ski on Family Day Monday at the Stake Lake cross-country ski area with a chance to support the food bank. This year, the club is adding some family fun at the stadium from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., courtesy...

TCC the place to be for a fit Family Day

February
2
,
2016
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The fourth annual Kamloops Family Festival and Indoor GranFondo are ready to hit the pedals on Family Day weekend, Monday, Feb. 8, starting at 10 a.m.  In addition to face-painting and a photo booth, a variety of other fun and engaging...

Family-related events lead up to holiday

February
1
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2016
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The province has released a list of B.C. Family Day activities in practically every community in the province from Armstrong to Zeballos. While Kamloops and area events aren’t listed, that doesn’t reflect the assortment of family...

ROGERS - Newspaper bosses need to say why

January
31
,
2016
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AUTHOR Simon Sinek has a theory about why people become loyal to certain products or brands. He says it starts with why — the motivation of the people who run the company. What makes the CEO get out of bed in the morning? What does he...

At last, one more step to stabilize SAR

January
29
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2016
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One day we’ll look back and find it inconceivable that for more than 50 years organizations on which hundreds of peoples’ lives depended were dependent themselves on gaming grant applications and charity fundraisers. Do we expect...

Countdown on for Hockey Day in Canada

January
28
,
2016
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Canada’s national celebration of hockey is less than two weeks away as Kamloops gets set to host Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, Saturday, Feb. 6. Celebrations will include a 13-hour broadcast featuring four national games. Visit www...

ROGERS- Facebook life vs. real life

January
24
,
2016
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A FRIEND recently changed her picture on Facebook and got close to 80 likes. It was a nice picture, but not significantly nicer than the previous one — at least not that I noticed. Still, it was worthy of approval from dozens of what I...

Polarthon still going ahead Saturday

January
22
,
2016
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The Polarthon revival will proceed Saturday, Jan. 23, at Stake Lake, minus its skating event due to warm temperatures. Doug Paeth at Runner’s Sole confirmed Friday that the winter recreation event is going ahead with the duathlon event,...

Club's 'good fight' goes largely unnoticed

January
22
,
2016
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Public access to wilderness has long been taken for granted in Canada, particularly in the B.C. Interior owing to an abundance that figures prominently in the quality of life here. That may explain why so few, outside of a handful of guys in Merritt...