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Reconciliation about creating relationships

By Mike Youds
January
21
,
2016
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Inspiring words of hope, promise and compassion — together with evocative storytelling by Richard Wagamese — brought fuller meaning to reconciliation Wednesday night during a public gathering at TRU’s House of Learning. About...

Crews clearing debris in park

January
20
,
2016
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Even in midwinter, City crews are working to control fire hazards in Kenna Cartwright Park. As part of continuing efforts by the City's natural resources department to reduce potential forest fires, crews will be performing a clean-up in the...

Cyclists, Phoenix Centre team up for youth

January
20
,
2016
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The Phoenix Centre and Kamloops Bike Riders Association have teamed up in the interests of youth and local trails. Ashes to Dust Mountain Bike Camp will be extended to include a third day of trail building by participants. Now in it’s...

Unplug and Play strikes healthy balance

January
18
,
2016
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Literacy in Kamloops (LinK) and others have planned an annual week-long celebration that encourages families to play and learn together. Interior Savings Unplug and Play Family Literacy Week takes place Jan. 23-30. The goal is to raise awareness...

Around the world in five nights

January
18
,
2016
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UNDERSTANDING comes from building personal connections. I am fortunate enough to have visited over 40 countries. I have been able to get a good taste of different languages and cultures and have endeavored to gain more than a superficial...

Having good time getting fit, WYWH

January
18
,
2016
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Get active, Kamloops. The City of Kamloops has partnered with Red Tag Fitness for the Get Active Kamloops campaign. Until Feb. 14, they’re asking people to send write a postcard — a Get Active Kamloops postcard — available at...

ROGERS - Welcome to glorious Snapchat future

January
17
,
2016
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AFTER MANY months of puzzlement, I think I've finally got a handle on Snapchat. It's all thanks to this video by the Wall Street Journal called Snapchat Explained . . . Using Snapchat. Joanna Stern shows us a Snapchat story she made...

For the love of a boat design

January
15
,
2016
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Everyone loves the idea of lazing away a summer’s day aboard a houseboat on the Shuswap, right? Well, maybe not everybody, figures one Kamloops entrepreneur. ...

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch announces engagement to ex-supermodel Jerry Hall

January
12
,
2016
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LONDON — Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has announced his engagement to Jerry Hall, the American actress and former supermodel who had a long-time relationship with Mick Jagger. Murdoch, 84, and Hall, 59, placed a classified ad in the Births,...

The Playboy Mansion is up for sale but longtime resident Hugh Hefner wants to stay put

January
12
,
2016
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LOS ANGELES — For $200 million, the Playboy Mansion, where risque parties have raged for decades, could be yours. But you might want to think twice if you're aiming to close escrow on the famous property that went on the market Monday...