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Moose app lets users upload data

August
23
,
2016
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A new, interactive tool will allow B.C. residents to help wildlife biologists monitor moose populations and inform conservation efforts, says Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson. The B.C. Moose Tracker app,...

Kidney Walk honourees announced

August
22
,
2016
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Dorothy Drinnan and Margaret Thompson will be co-honourees at the 2016 Kamloops Kidney Walk, organizers have announced.  The walk in support of kidney transplantation and organ donation is scheduled for McDonald Park on Sept. 25, with...

Family-owned ranch added to century list

August
22
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2016
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As you travel on Hwy. 97, or the Cariboo Highway as it is known near Cache Creek, one of the local homesteads has a longstanding history along B.C.’s longest highway. On behalf of Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick, Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie...

ROGERS - The drive toward driverless cars

August
21
,
2016
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UBER HAS BEEN testing self-driving cars in Pittsburgh. The goal is simple: You open the Uber app on your phone, summon a car and it takes you where you want to go. Everything is automated. This got me thinking about the high price of owning...

Will it be the Salsinators or the Terminatoes?

August
19
,
2016
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UPDATE There was elbow room only amid a circle of sweet salsa samples Friday at Gardengate as the Summer Salsa Challenge tempted tastebuds. The annual event brings together community service providers and clients with disabilities, including...

Committee promises best fair possible

August
18
,
2016
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Volunteers are working to make next month’s Provincial Winter Fair “the best fair possible in the Kamloops area.” Cattle, sheep, 4-H entries, photography projects, horse show and gymkhana are just the beginning of the plans for...

Lure for a Cure grew from Run for a Cure

August
18
,
2016
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Between 150 and 200 anglers along with family members are expected for the annual Lure a Cure Fishing Derby taking place on three local lakes this weekend, Aug. 19-21. Knouff Lake Resort is the focal point for the fundraising derby, which...

Co-ordinator needed for homelessness action

August
15
,
2016
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Organizers of Homelessness Action Week and the annual homeless count are seeking a project co-ordinator as they prepare for fall activities. Homelessness Action Week will be held the week of October 10-14. HomeFree is seeking a project...

Tick infestation common in moose

August
15
,
2016
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Roughly two thirds of the moose in B.C. show signs of a potentially deadly tick infestation. More than 60 of moose in a provincewide study showed signs of hair loss associated with winter tick infestation, according to a report released Monday by...

Charity golf buys eco-stoves for Guatemala

August
11
,
2016
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Golfers are invited to get their game on for a great cause at the annual Developing World Connections-Home Hardware charity golf tournament in Kamloops. This is the ninth year for this major fundraising event, being held on Thursday, Sept. 8, at...