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Sagebrush neighbourhood garage sale

September
8
,
2015
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The Sagebrush Neighbourhood Association will host its second annual community garage sale on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. Setup will start at 8 a.m.   There are two options: you can rent a space and sell your stuff for $10 or...

Luxury cruise lotto tix sold at Scotiabank

September
5
,
2015
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Kamloops Art Gallery welcomes aboard a new sponsor with its largest community fundraiser, the Luxury Vacation Lottery and its selection of international river cruises. Scotiabank is selling the $100 lottery tickets at its Kamloops branches. They...

Tranquille's corn maze 'jungle' opens

September
4
,
2015
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The fourth annual Tranquille Farm Fresh Corn Maze is back as of Saturday, Sept. 5 at 9 a.m.  This year the 5.5-acre maze features the wild animals, birds, reptiles, and insects of Tranquille. Its kilometers of trails have been designed to...

YOUDS: Walking through the exploits of KHC

September
3
,
2015
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A serious case of hiker’s envy is tugging at my boots these days — hopelessly chronic and incurable — leaving me to plot a great escape on the final blast of summer this weekend. You see, the online startup of NewsKamloops.com...

Heffley Creek hall gets new, energy-efficient lease on life

September
2
,
2015
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You can tell a lot about a neighbourhood with a visit to its community hall. Be careful where you sit, though. One spring day 35 years ago, a friend and I were hiking in the Gulf Islands when we stopped for a break at North Galiano Community Hall...

Farmers Market to host local-food BBQ

September
1
,
2015
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Talk about fresh. The Kamloops Regional Farmers Market will host a local food BBQ lunch on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in recognition of Farmer Appreciation Week, Sept. 12–19.  The lunch will feature bison and...

Follow your dreams - Work. Play. Love. Learn.

August
30
,
2015
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TRAVEL CONNECTS us to the people, places and experiences that we are interested in. It is easy to delay or deny ourselves the opportunity to follow our passions or take time out to do something different. To stray from the familiar and chase our...

OUTDOORS: Two-wheeled politics go round and round

August
27
,
2015
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If you routinely drive a motor vehicle, there’s a striking transformation that takes place when you strap on a bicycle helmet and head out on the highway. Suddenly, instead of seeing the world through the eyes of the majority who drive, you...

ROGERS — The Ashley Madison affair: Don't trust the Internet to cover up for you

August
23
,
2015
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THE LESSON to be learned from the Ashley Madison debacle is this: If there is something you wouldn't do in real life — because it's embarrassing, immoral, dangerous or whatever — don't think you can get away with doing it on...

Alzheimers Society winners at soccer clinic

August
22
,
2015
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For a fifth straight year, the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack women’s benefit soccer clinic has been a big success. The clinic, which the team has been doing to help youth and at the same time raise money for a worthy cause, had less...