Kamloops

Okanagan Hockey Dad May Be Charged For Threatening Referee

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The man's son held him back as he screamed at and threatened the referee, before punching his vehicle as he drove away, said RCMP.

Used Coffee Pods Help Fuel B.C. Cement Plant

CBC | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A Lafarge cement plant in Kamloops, B.C. has begun using spent Keurig K-Cups as part of a worldwide Lafarge push to move from fossil fuels to alternat...

B.C. Man Who Beat Dog At Drive-Thru Avoids Jail Time

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"The dog continued whimpering and then he put his hand around the dog's neck until it stopped."

B.C. Mom Gives Birth To Twins By Herself In Pickup Truck

CBC | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Growing up on a farm and delivering baby animals and knowing sort of what has to be done and the whole process of it, it didn't bother me that much. I just knew what was happening and I just had to deal with it."

Another Inmate Death At Kamloops Prison

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A man was found dead at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre.

Aboriginal Addition To Stop Signs Turns Out To Be Against B.C. Law

CP | Andrea Klassen, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A Kamloops councillor came up with the idea of adding the word estil, which means stop in Secwepemc, on stop signs to acknowledge the city's aboriginal population and history.

B.C. Social Worker Guilty Of Shaving, Confining Male Victim

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A jury in Kamloops, B.C., has found a community support worker guilty of sexual assault.Michael Hume was also found guilty of forcibl...

These Are The Best Restaurants In Kamloops

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 01.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Here at HuffPost B.C. we're big fans of eating. We happily explore the best restaurants across our fair province, staring at gorgeous photos of pla...

B.C. Hot Dog Stand Explosion Seriously Injures 2 People

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A hot dog stand has exploded in British Columbia's Interior and firefighters say the incident has sent two people to hospital.Kamloop...

B.C. Mountie Shot At Traffic Stop Now Speaking To Family

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The RCMP says a 40-year-old officer who was shot during a traffic stop in B.C.'s Interior is now conscious and speaking to his family...

Mountie Shot At Kamloops Traffic Stop Undergoes Second Surgery

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - An RCMP officer who was critically shot during a traffic stop in Kamloops, B.C., has had a second surgery.Cpl. Jean Michaud was still...

Woman Charged In Relation To Kamloops Mountie Shooting

CBC | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A second person has been charged in relation to the shooting of a Kamloops RCMP officer this week. Marquee Jasmin Klim, 28, is facing a single charg...

Convicted Killer Charged In Kamloops Mountie Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Four charges, including attempted murder, have been laid against a 36-year-old man accused of shooting a Mountie during a traffic sto...

Officer Shot At Traffic Stop, Suspect Arrested

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A 36-year-old man who is known to police has been arrested by members of an emergency-response team in Kamloops, B.C., just hours after an ...

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

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2015 | 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 01.14.2015 | 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 01.06.2015 | 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 12.29.2014 | 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 12.28.2014 | 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 12.27.2014 | 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 ...