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'We want beer,' Rotarians proclaim

September
24
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2015
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Brew Loops, a beer festival with a difference, is pouring out fun and fundraising at novel events around town. “It’s Rotary partnering with Western Canada Theatre,” said Brant Hasanen, a Rotarian who was promoting the event at...

Apple security breach could impact Canadians with iPhones and iPads

September
21
,
2015
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TORONTO — Apple announced a rare security breach over the weekend that means some Canadians may have unwittingly infected their iPhones and iPads with malware that could expose their iCloud passwords and other personal data. ...

Who will brave the Ultra Beast?

September
21
,
2015
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Thousands of competitors will converge on Sun Peaks Resort for its third consecutive year of the Spartan Race this weekend, Sept. 26-27.  The Spartan Race is one of the toughest obstacle course races in Canada. Combining obstacles of varying...

ROGERS- Readers rebel, publishers listen

September
20
,
2015
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IF YOU GO to Apple's web page to find out what's new in the latest version of the software that runs its iPhones and iPads, you'll find no mention at all about content blockers. And yet this is the iOS 9 feature that appears to...

Annual Raise a Reader for literacy

September
18
,
2015
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Tuesday morning, Sept. 22, remember to put a few extra coins in your pocket for Raise-a-Reader Day happening in Kamloops, Barriere, Chase, Clearwater and Logan Lake. Local celebrities, sponsors, sports teams, beneficiaries and staff are...

OUTDOORS: A high point of summer's end

September
17
,
2015
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AUTUMN is tinged with gold in the Thompson, where aspen, birch and cottonwood light up the ridges and river banks, backlit by skies turned a deeper shade of blue. Head any direction out of Kamloops in late September and the sage-green landscape...

Old neighbourhood acquires new identity

September
16
,
2015
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Four years ago, there was a Kamloops neighbourhood with a lengthy history, three schools, two historic cemeteries and a performing arts theatre but no name and no community association. This instalment of Neighbourhoods features Sagebrush, a...

A naked neck and 'winning personality'

September
13
,
2015
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By MICHELE YOUNG Special to NewsKamloops   Temperatures had plummeted below normal for several days in a row in the winter of 2013. Tracy Reynolds crossed the yard of her Campbell Range acreage to check on her flock of chickens....

Learn financial literacy at the library

September
13
,
2015
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The TNRD library system hosts two free financial literacy workshops this month.  On Monday, Sept. 21, bring a bagged lunch to the downtown library from noon to 1 p.m. to learn about Raising Financially Fit Kids. On Tuesday, Sep. 22,...

OUTDOORS: 'Dude, I'm proud of you'

September
10
,
2015
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‘Dude, I’m proud of you’ Here comes another despicable deed guaranteed to incur the wrath of the masses. A YouTube video replayed millions of times Wednesday night was released by the Wildlife Defence League, a group...