Kamloops News

Online fundraiser launched for man seriously injured in Halston Avenue motorcycle crash

Jun 29, 2022 / 6:00 pm

An online fundraiser has been set up for a man who suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle collision earlier this month on Halston Avenue. According to the...

Driving Coquihalla will be slow-going this long weekend

Jun 29, 2022 / 5:50 pm

Drivers can expect delays if they're travelling the Coquihalla Highway this long weekend. Due to damage from the November 2021 flooding and ongoing...

Staffing shortages once again force IH to temporarily close Clearwater emergency room

Jun 29, 2022 / 5:22 pm

The emergency department at the hospital in Clearwater is once again closing its emergency department due to limited staff availability. According to Interior...

City of Kamloops will no longer require new hires to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Jun 29, 2022 / 12:33 pm

The City of Kamloops is pressing pause on its policy requiring new employees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. In a statement Wednesday morning on...

Police searching for young Kamloops woman missing since weekend

Jun 29, 2022 / 11:52 am

Kamloops Mounties are hoping tips from the public will help them track down a young city woman missing for a number of days. According to police, Teesha Danroth...

Small wildfire burning near Knouff Lake after lightning strikes

Jun 29, 2022 / 11:15 am

BC Wildfire Service crews are dealing with just one new blaze in the Kamloops Fire Centre after a brief but intense storm Tuesday saw hundreds of lightning...

Two productions based on classic stories to run in Prince Charles Park

Jun 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

Theatre under the Trees is back for its 2022 summer season with two imaginative productions that offer a fresh and unique take on classic stories. Red Riding...

City of Kamloops to look into pop-up water park options after splash park delayed

Jun 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

The City of Kamloops is looking at options for offering a pop-up water park after a councillor introduced a motion aimed at filling a gap in summer refreshment...

New five-year strategic plan unveiled by SD73

Jun 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

The Kamloops-Thompson board of education has approved a new five-year strategic plan aiming to help students thrive. SD73 officials have been working on the...

Businesswoman seeking seat on Kamloops city council, vows to donate pay to charity

Jun 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

A Kamloops businesswoman seeking a seat on city council says she will donate all of her earnings at city hall to charity. Margot Middleton unveiled her plans to...

City of Kamloops reminding residents of July 4 deadline for property tax payment

Jun 28, 2022 / 7:00 pm

The City of Kamloops is reminding residents they have one more week to pay property taxes before a late penalty is applied. In a statement, the city said...

Mudslide slowing highway traffic near Monte Lake, DriveBC says

Jun 28, 2022 / 4:40 pm

Drivers are being warned to expect delays along Highway 97 near Monte Lake following a mudslide on Tuesday afternoon. According to DriveBC, the impacted area is...

Severe thunderstorm watch lifted for Kamloops, remains in place in nearby regions

Jun 28, 2022 / 2:44 pm

UPDATE: 2:44 p.m. The severe thunderstorm watch for Kamloops has now ended, but a severe thunderstorm warning remains in place for the Shuswap. Severe...

Staffing shortage prompts another temporary closure of Clearwater emergency department

Jun 28, 2022 / 1:52 pm

A staffing shortage is once again prompting the closure of the emergency department at Clearwater’s hospital, Interior Health says. According to the...

Summer lineup unveiled with Music in the Park slated to get underway on Canada Day

Jun 28, 2022 / 11:23 am

Music in the Park will return this weekend to the Rotary Bandshell at Riverside Park, offering free live music each night through to the end of August. Concerts...

City couple wins $1.2-million dream home in Kamloops Y lottery

Jun 28, 2022 / 10:46 am

Winners for the Kamloops Y Dream Home Lottery were drawn on Tuesday morning, and a Tournament Capital couple took home the big prize. Marilyn and Brad Gerow...

Kweseltken Farmers' and Artisan Market kicks off 2022 season

Jun 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Visitors to the Kweseltken Farmer’s and Artisan Market on Sunday were greeted by live music and more than 30 vendors selling food, produce and handmade...

Covert tracking device helped police catch Kamloops drug dealer

Jun 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Police used a covert tracking device hidden on an SUV belonging to a Kamloops drug dealer to seize three kilograms of cocaine and two kilograms of crystal meth....

Daphane Nelson, Kamloops business consultant, announces bid for city council

Jun 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Daphane Nelson, business consultant and Interior Savings Credit Union director, will be running for Kamloops city council in the upcoming fall election. In an...

Police seize multiple 'unsecured' guns from Scotch Creek home while investigating burglary

Jun 27, 2022 / 6:00 pm

A number of unsecured firearms were found and seized by Mounties in Scotch Creek investigating a report of a burglary, police say. Chase RCMP said they received...