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Kamloops adopts One-Bag Challenge

July
27
,
2016
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One good turn equals five others. That’s the idea behind the One-Bag Challenge, a midsummer food bank fundraiser that Kamloops has borrowed from Kelowna.  Each donor of a bag of nonperishable food items challenges five other friends...

Angler fends off persistent badger

July
27
,
2016
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By JENNIFER ZIELINSKI It wasn’t quite the catch of the day he was looking for, but it certainly makes for a whale of a tale. Ron Lancour was fishing on Sheridan Lake, near 100 Mile House, a quiet spot at a resort he’s been visiting...

B.C. Parks welcomes favourite shots

July
26
,
2016
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If you've got a hot shot of a B.C. provincial park, share it. To celebrate its arrival on Instagram, B.C. Parks is looking for beautiful, adventure-inspiring and fun-filled photos from park visitors throughout the province. Whether...

Best treatment for brain injury is prevention

July
25
,
2016
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By Dr. RICHARD BROWNLEE Welcome Back MRI and Pain Management Centre TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability worldwide. The best treatment for traumatic brain injury is prevention. Policies such as mandatory...

ROGERS - The augmentation of our reality

July
24
,
2016
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WHILE PLAYING Pokemon Go out in the neighbourhood recently — for research purposes only, of course — I confirmed that this is more that just a game. It's the gateway drug to augmented reality. I've had experience with AR...

Chrome in the Grass - a trip down memory lane

July
23
,
2016
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More than 300 car lovers checked out hot rods and classic cars on display at the Kamloops Street Rod Association's annual Chrome In The Grass Show at Prince Charles Park on Saturday. Association president Trenton Moniuk confirmed...

Chase goes full tilt in Project Play campaign

July
22
,
2016
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CHASE — Volunteers are making a final push to make sure people vote in a contest that could bring the community $250,000 towards a skate park. The Chase & District Skate Park Society has been working full tilt since Kraft...

Marathoners support TRU athletics

July
22
,
2016
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Keep an eye out for runners on the road Sunday in the SportChek Kamloops Marathon. As many as 650 runners are expected to depart from McArthur Island Parkway at intervals beginning at 6 a.m. The annual event, a qualifier for the famed Boston...

B.C. grounds drones for hunting

July
22
,
2016
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The government has strengthened regulations to ensure hunters don’t use drones to help them track wildlife, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson announced Friday. The province amended the Wildlife Act...

Bishop’s Tea supports church mission

July
20
,
2016
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A fundraiser at one historic church supports another historic place of worship on the opposite side of the river. The second annual Bishop’s Tea takes place from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday at St. Andrew’s on the Square, the oldest historic...