Kamloops

Quadruplets Diagnosed With Lyme Disease

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2014 | 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 06.26.2014 | 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...

Boyfriend Arrested In Okanagan Teen's Slaying

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Charges have been laid in connection with the slaying of a 16-year-old B.C. girl whose body was discovered in a ravine one year ago.S...

The End Of 80 Years For Kamloops Daily News

Mel Rothenburger | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Mel Rothenburger

George Whitely wore a plastic hat and spoke very deliberately. Each day, he would put on his hat and his rumpled old raincoat and leave our offices at 309 Tranquille Road. I seldom knew where he was going but a few hours later he'd be back with a half-dozen good stories. I really liked that guy. A lot of good people passed through here -- it was an interesting place.

Kamloops' Only Daily Shutting Down

CBC | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Kamloops Daily News, the city's only daily newspaper, is shutting down after 80 years of publishing, putting 55 full-time and part-time worke...

Stranded Skiers Found

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SUN PEAKS, B.C. - An American snowboarder who spent a cold night lost on a B.C. mountain is OK after she was found by search-and-rescue teams.A woman ...

3 Skiers Missing At Ski Resort

CBC | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A desperate search is underway for two young sisters and a woman in her 40s, after they went out of bounds at Sun Peaks ski resort, 50 kilometres nort...

ID'd Dead Man's Sister: Don't Give Up

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - For 38 years, Judy Samson endured heartbreak, frustration and uncertainty around the disappearance of her brother.She never stopped l...

Body Identified After 40 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Almost 40 years after a man's body was found in Vancouver, he's been identified as a young man whose family reported him missing in 1975.T...

Home Invasion Victim.. Arrested?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A man in B.C.'s Interior who called police to report a home invasion is now in custody himself, after RCMP officers discovered he had...

Senior Investigated Over Care Home Attack Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The B.C. Coroners Service confirms the death of a senior being investigated in connection with a violent attack at a Kamloops, B.C. c...

Kamloops Man Who Killed Father Receives Sentence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A Kamloops, B.C., man who has admitted to fatally stabbing his father 31 times will spend at least the next 12 years behind bars.A B....

Crews Scour Kamloops For Missing Pilot

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Searchers are in the air for a second day as they scour an area around Kamloops, B.C., looking for a small plane and its lone pilot.R...

Woman Charged After Puppy Left In Sweltering Car

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A Kamloops, B.C., nursing student has been fined $1,500 for leaving her puppy in a sweltering car for hours while she was in the West Edmon...

Boozy Bus Driver Banned

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A transit bus driver in Kamloops, B.C., has been handed a 90-day driving ban after failing a roadside sobriety test while on the job....