Kamloops

Wallet Stolen On 1979 Camping Trip Returned To B.C. Woman

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - When Martha Shepherd answered the phone, the last thing she expected to hear was that someone found her wallet — 35 years after her...

Canada's Top 15 Best Value Cities for 2015

Trivago.ca | Posted 11.14.2014 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

If you're looking for a fun and affordable vacation it's time to travel domestically and explore one of hotel comparison trivago.ca's 15 Best Value Canadian Cities for 2015. Based on the yearly average price of a standard double room and the destinations' overall hotel reputation on over 200 booking sites, trivago has revealed the home turf cities that are both budget friendly and worth a visit in 2015!

Truck Hauling Explosive Material Catches Fire Near Kamloops

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Trailers carrying about 40,000 kilograms of highly explosive ammonium nitrate have been hauled away from the scene of a truck fire th...

B.C. Students' Experiment Destroyed In NASA Rocket Explosion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Talk about a second chance: A group of students in Kamloops, B.C., will get another opportunity to get their experiment aboard a rock...

B.C. Boys Shared Female Nude Photos Like 'Hockey Cards': Crown

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Three teenage boys originally charged with possession and distribution of child pornography have pleaded guilty to the lesser charge ...

Canada's 10 Creepiest Halloween Places

Vacay.ca | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

Sure, you might be the type that laughs at scary movies, but do you really think you're brave enough to handle Canada's most haunted destinations and most frightening events? From zombie infestations to haunted hotel rooms, this country is downright creepy as it rolls out a myriad of ghostly chills in time for Halloween, if you dare.

B.C. Meteor Caught On Video

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An Okanagan farmer who regularly takes photos of the sunrise captured a whole lot more this week when she spotted a meteor in the sky. Janette Case...

What's Behind The Malaise With B.C.'s Local Elections?

Dermod Travis | Posted 11.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

In Vancouver, less than one in five eligible voters re-elected Gregor Robertson in 2011. In Victoria, less than one in six re-elected Dean Fortin. In Nanaimo, Kamloops, and Prince George, less than one in seven elected their mayors.

B.C. Student Sues Ex To Pay For Failed Class After Breakup

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A 22-year-old B.C. woman is suing her ex-boyfriend to pay tuition for a class she says she failed due to distress over the breakup.Ro...

Ex-NHL Player Charged With Assault, Drunk Driving

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A former NHL tough guy is facing assault and driving charges after an alleged incident in Kamloops, B.C.Rudy Poeschek has been charge...

Striking B.C. Teachers Offering $40 Daycare Services

CBC | Posted 10.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Many striking teachers in B.C. are setting up day camps and childcare services for school kids starting next week, under the expectation none of them ...

B.C. Teachers Back On Pickets 1 Week Before Scheduled Classes Start

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - For the past two months, Chris Moon has been running tractors, bailers and swathers at his father's hay farm in Creston, B.C.He was suppos...

B.C. Teachers Ramp Up Pressure On Government

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The union representing British Columbia's striking teachers plans to spend the final week before the scheduled start of classes increasing...

'Let's Get This Deal Done': Teachers' Union Challenges Province

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The head of the B.C. Teachers' Federation is urging government to enter mediation with teachers in order to end an ongoing strike before the school ye...

Kamloops Teachers' Union Cited For Workplace Bullying

CP | Dale Bass, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A teachers' union local in Kamloops has been cited by WorkSafeBC for bullying and harassment in the workplace.Two orders issued to th...

B.C. Can Expect More Mount Polleys

Carol Linnitt | Posted 10.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

The industry needs productive, safe, and enabling parameters to work within, and British Columbians deserve to rest assured that our business leaders and elected representatives are engineering those limits properly -- with a foundation much stronger than that of the Mount Polley tailings pond.

Robber's 'Family Guy' Neck Tattoo Gives Him Away

CP | Cam Fortems, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A pepper-spray attack on a 13-year-old boy working the register at a Kamloops, B.C., restaurant was still not enough to disguise the ...

NHL Team Owner's B.C. Renos Broke Environmental Laws

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A judge has ruled the owner of the NHL's Dallas Stars and the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League broke federal environment...

Panhandlers Could Be Banned From Parking Kiosks

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - City officials will consider whether new parking kiosks in downtown Kamloops, B.C., should be legislated off-limits for panhandlers ...

Flash Flooding In Kamloops

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A cell of torrential rain caused flash flooding in Kamloops, B.C., turning roads into rivers and flooding basements.The storm lasted ...

Quadruplets Diagnosed With Lyme Disease

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A family of 10-year-old quadruplets in Kamloops, B.C., is dealing with more devastating news about the health of their children.Two o...

Dad's Actions Called 'Bullying' By B.C. Judge

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A B.C. judge had harsh words for a man who tried to intimidate his daughter into lying in court after four of his children were taken...

WATCH: Hail Blasts B.C. Okanagan

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Spring weather is wonky in some parts of British Columbia, with hail in the Okanagan and flooding risk in the south-central part of the province. E...

B.C. Pedophile Says He Grew Breasts On Meds

CP | Cam Fortems, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A convicted pedophile who could be locked up indefinitely says the drugs he took to control his sexual impulses a decade ago caused h...

Pedophile's Apartment Filled With Toys: Probation Officer

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A pedophile's apartment in Kamloops, B.C., was filled with toys, a probation officer and a Mountie have told the man's dangerous offe...