Kamloops

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

Dermod Travis | Posted 09.02.2014 | 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 08.29.2014 | 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 08.27.2014 | 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 08.26.2014 | 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 08.26.2014 | 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 08.26.2014 | 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 08.18.2014 | 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 08.18.2014 | 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 08.12.2014 | 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 08.08.2014 | 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 07.30.2014 | 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 07.27.2014 | 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...

'Pornographic' Book Should Be Banned: B.C. Dad

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A father of four in B.C. says an American coming-of-age book is "pornographic," and should be banned from the Kamloops/Thompson School District. De...

Teen Sexually Exploited By Hockey Coach Speaks Out

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Kamloops hockey player is speaking out about the relationship that developed with her coach, who has been convicted of sexual exploitation. Chant...

Teen Sobs As Longboard Attack Video Shown In Court

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A 15-year-old boy who has admitted to hitting a man over the head with a longboard sobbed as surveillance video of the attack was pla...

Jail Term Sought For Female Coach Who Had Sex With Girl

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The Crown wants a female hockey coach to spend up to a year behind bars for sexually exploiting a 15-year-old girl in Kamloops, B.C.A...

B.C. Couple's Near Death Experience In Mexico

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A Kamloops, B.C., couple believe they were seconds from death during a scuba diving expedition in Mexico.Diane Barry and her husband,...

Another Kamloops Teacher Dies In Car Accident

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The superintendent of the Kamloops school district says a teacher has been killed in a traffic accident in British Columbia's eastern...

Kamloops Bomb Scare

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Bomb technicians from Vancouver are on their way to the RCMP detachment in Kamloops after two women brought in a suspicious package.R...