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Farewell from us at NewsKamloops

November
25
,
2016
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We regretfully announce that NewsKamloops will cease publication today, Sept. 30, 2016. We’ve enjoyed the experiment of publishing an independent, online newspaper owned and written by Kamloops people, and we thank readers who have made us...

Princeton newspaper announces final edition

July
7
,
2016
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By DEBORAH PFEIFFER The Similkameen News Leader, a locally-owned, independent weekly community newspaper in Princeton, is shutting down. The first issue was published Jan. 6, 1998, and the final one will be July 26, 2016. "I...

Kamloops CBC reporter wins radio award

June
5
,
2016
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A Kamloops journalist was among the award winners at the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) awards in Toronto on Saturday night (June 4). Doug Herbert, a reporter with CBC’s Kamloops Daybreak show, won the Byron MacGregor...

TV model could mean less choice, not more

February
29
,
2016
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OTTAWA — Canadian TV subscribers may be rejoicing as they prepare for Tuesday's launch of new, regulator-mandated basic cable and satellite packages. But a group that advocates for Canada's broadcasters says consumers will...

Postmedia lays off staff, merges newsrooms in four cities to slash costs

January
19
,
2016
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TORONTO — Postmedia has cut approximately 90 jobs and merged newsrooms in four cities as it steps up plans to slash costs amid mounting revenue losses. The company owns two newspapers in each of the cities of Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and...

Knox no longer an 'award-losing' columnist

November
7
,
2015
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A journalist whose columns appear regularly in NewsKamloops has been awarded the prestigious City Mike Award for Commentator of the Year by the Jack Webster Foundation. Jack Knox, whose Slightly Skewed column is published Sundays in...

Rick Arnish to retire from Pattison group

September
19
,
2015
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Rick Arnish will step down as chair of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group in January. Arnish, who started at the Broadcast Centre as an announcer trainee in 1969, has announced he’ll retire after 47 years with the company. He worked as a...

Welcome to NewsKamloops, the newest source of information for and about our community

August
4
,
2015
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Welcome to NewsKamloops, the newest source for news in the Tournament Capital of Canada and the Thompson Nicola region. This is the first day of what we hope will be years of service to our communities on the newskamloops.com website. ...