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NewLeaf 'way exceeding' expectations

August
11
,
2016
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Kamloops’ newest air service is less than two weeks old but already it’s beating expectations. “The response has been way exceeding what we forecast,” Dean Dacko, the chief commercial officer for NewLeaf Travel Company...

Gardengate hosts Summer Salsa Challenge

August
10
,
2016
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Let the tomatoes do the talking. A city tradition tied to the tomato harvest will again tempt taste buds on Friday, Aug. 19 and Gardengate hosts its 13th annual Summer Salsa Challenge. Participants, volunteers, and staff will be joined by...

Kidney support group gathers

August
10
,
2016
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The Kamloops kidney support group will gather on Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m., at Romeo’s Kitchen in the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre, 1260 Rogers Way. They meet on the second Saturday of every month to chat and/or answer...

'Just try it,' air cadet says to peers

August
10
,
2016
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Cadets is completely underrated, says a Brock Middle School student spending her summer at Albert Head Cadet Training Centre (CTC) in Victoria. Cadet Cpl. Gabrielle Israel-Armand, 12, belongs to the 204 Black Maria Royal Canadian Air Cadet...

Threshold change allows muscle cars

August
8
,
2016
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Make way for the muscle era. The province is making changes to its modified collector vehicle program to allow specialty cars and trucks, up to and including 1974, into the program. ICBC's modified collector vehicle program that allows...

ROGERS - Olympics tape delays relic of past

August
7
,
2016
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WHILE CANADIANS watched the Olympic opening ceremonies live on TV and swapped reactions on Twitter, Americans seethed as they waited for NBC's notorious tape delay. Commentary, pictures, even the occasional video were all there under the...

Self-advocate speaks on newsletter

August
3
,
2016
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A local self-advocate gives a talk Saturday, not about disability, but about “differently abled people.” TNRD Library System hosts Krystian Shaw, creator and publisher of The Kamloops Self-Advocate newsletter, at the Kamloops...

Seniors downplay, sometimes lie about health

August
3
,
2016
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By CASTANET STAFF That little, old aunty or aging grandfather who say they are fine after a hospital stay may be lying through their teeth, confirm experts. Older adults who have been discharged from the hospital following serious...

Toys mean more in troubled times

August
2
,
2016
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The Y Emergency Women’s Shelter welcomes donations of new toys or gift cards during its fifth annual Empty Toy Box campaign, which runs through August. The campaign serves the shelter’s specific requirements. Often children in...

Sun Peaks celebrates B.C. and bloom

July
29
,
2016
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A mountain full of flowers — with a more robust blossom than last year thanks to regular rain — awaits Sun Peaks visitors this weekend. The Alpine Blossom Festival held every B.C. Day long weekend brings  a variety of village and...