Neighbourhoods

Message to City: 'This is Unacceptable'

August
17
,
2016
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The beach is sandy, broad and beautiful, the Rivers Trail above a popular scenic stroll along Schubert Drive at this time of year.  In contrast, the North Thompson River foreshore that lies between them is a disgusting mess and needs to...

Wading pool delayed by new guidelines

August
16
,
2016
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A wading pool originally planned in tandem with a new spray park at McDonald Park had to be delayed due to tighter provincial health regulation, City council was told Tuesday. Parks director Byron McCorkell said the province changed its...

Westsyde Pool bids in, work set to begin

August
9
,
2016
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A six-month repair job to rehabilitate Westsyde Pool could begin next week once City council authorizes the successful bid on the long-awaited project. Three bids were submitted for structural repairs to the roof of the 40-year-old building,...

Home is where the hens lay

July
14
,
2016
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If you’re looking to buy a coop for backyard hens, don’t be chicken-hearted — go big or go home. That timely advice comes courtesy of a Cherry Creek business ideally positioned to cater to a renaissance in rearing hens at home...

City splashes new life into old neighbourhood

July
8
,
2016
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As the Rube Band played Happy Days Are Here Again, a wave of kids rushed under the central feature of a newly opened spray park in North Kamloops, a christening of sorts for the surrounding neighbourhood. Several hundred people gathered in...

New spray park opens July 8

July
4
,
2016
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Splashdown for the city’s newest water park is Friday, July 8. The McDonald Park water park opens that day in North Kamloops at 501 McDonald Avenue, replacing an outdoor pool that had been part of the neighbourhood since 1958. ...

Tapestry ties together Valleyview generations

June
23
,
2016
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There was a synergy between the generations at play around the sports box in Valleyview Centennial Park Thursday, even if the people delivering the sweat equity were retired seniors. Over the winter, Jim Freathy, president of the Valleyview...

Hey, neighbour, watch your speed, please

June
9
,
2016
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In response to an increase in speeding complaints, the City is reintroducing its “Hey Neighbour” program, enlisting support from neighbourhood associations to remind drivers to slow down. Hey Neighbour uses the power of peer pressure...

Slide, runoff add to Dallas biosolids complaints

May
13
,
2016
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A group of Dallas residents is meeting with MLAs Friday, May 13, hoping to get more than sympathy for their ongoing worries about a biosolids mixing operation above their homes. Their troubles were exacerbated on Wednesday, May 11, by a...

Columbia Street crossings raise concerns

May
12
,
2016
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Two neighbourhood associations want the City to take a closer look at crossing safety along the Columbia Street corridor through downtown. Sagebrush Neighbourhood Association and Downtown Neighbourhood Association say that safety issues persist...