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Centre invites all to mark Culture Days

September
7
,
2016
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As part of Culture Days activities around the city, the nonprofit Kamloops Child Development Centre (KCDC) joins with others to celebrate the B.C.’s diverse cultural makeup. Founded in 2009, Culture Days is a non-profit organization...

Work program changed young mom's life

September
7
,
2016
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  VERNON — It has never been easy for Krystal Holland to find work. She faces multiple barriers to employment that have made finding a suitable job difficult for her. The 33-year old mother of three was working from home...

Paws for a Cause walks Sunday

September
7
,
2016
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Some animals need that second chance before they know kindness, says the Kamloops SPCA. Paws for a Cause, the annual dog walk against animal cruelty and neglect, takes place Sunday, Sept. 11, at Pioneer Park. The 2016 Scotiabank & BC SPCA...

10 hot tips for back to school

September
2
,
2016
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As families get ready to send more than 600,000 B.C. students back to school, there are many great resources available to make the transition to the classroom easier – and to get a head start preparing for life after high school. Skills for...

Day marks 60th year for labour council

September
1
,
2016
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Monday’s customary Labour Day Picnic marks the 60th anniversary of Kamloops and District Labour Council. “Labour Day is our time to celebrate our work and the everyday victories we win to make life better for everyone,” said...

Drownings reinforce need to wear PFDs

August
31
,
2016
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Two drownings in the past week in which personal flotation devices were not worn have prompted a warning by the B.C. Coroners Service ahead of the Labour Day long weekend. Both victims were in small boats. In one case, the person fell overboard....

Pedal Fest back for long weekend

August
30
,
2016
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This Labour Day long weekend, Sun Peaks Resort celebrates the return of Peaks Pedal Fest, a three-day celebration highlighting the community's diverse and ever-expanding biking culture. Avid freeriders through to casual cyclists will find...

Hunters asked to watch for disease

August
30
,
2016
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Provincial wildlife health authorities are turning to B.C. hunters to help monitor deer, moose and elk after biologists discovered an animal infected with chronic wasting disease 30 km southeast of Edmonton. This is the furthest west – by...

Campers reminded to be cautious

August
26
,
2016
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Due to a marked increase in wildfire activity in the Okanagan Valley and elsewhere in the province over the past week, B.C. Wildfire Service is again urging the public to be extremely cautious with any allowed fire use. The Cariboo and Okanagan...

Mandatory hen registration begins

August
26
,
2016
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It’s time to register urban hens. Since June, Kamloops residents have been permitted to keep two to five hens on single-family and two-family residential lots greater than 370 square metres within city limits. Free, mandatory...