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Local News Briefs: Free Family Day weekend movie at the HUB

Plus an ice fishing derby, a Fancy Schmancy Tea Party, the Million Dollar Bursary is back, and more.

Theatre Diary 3: It’s hard to say no

Once theatre gets into your blood, it’s a hard thing to shake

The Rundown: Clinton News

A longtime Clinton firefighter is recognized for long service, plus lots of upcoming events.

  • Feb 12, 2019
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Website helps kids avoid common sports injuries

Active & Safe Central designed for kids, parents, teachers, and coaches

  • Feb 12, 2019

BC Parks Student Ranger program looking for new recruits

Program provides 48 students with hands-on outdoor learning experiences around B.C.

  • Feb 12, 2019

B.C sets new transplant records in 2018

A focus on living kidney donors is having a positive impact

  • Feb 12, 2019

B.C. opioid overdoses still killing four people a day, health officials say

Kamloops, Thompson Cariboo region see an increase in deaths over 2017

New initiative shares more information with women who get breast screenings

B.C. first province to share breast density results with all women

  • Feb 12, 2019

Youth drivers need to stay safe behind the wheel

Distracted driving is just one factor behind youth fatalities and accidents on B.C.’s roads.

It’s tax time, and that means the CRA tax scam is ramping up

Scammers are getting more sophisticated as they try to fleece consumers

Blind B.C. artist uses fingers for creative vision

Shuswap art studio helps people with special needs express themselves

Golden Country: Does ‘X’ mark the spot in Oregon Jack Valley?

A map might indicate the location of missing stolen gold.

Lots of flu season left, so there’s still time for a vaccine

This year’s vaccine is a good match for the dominant flu strain doing the rounds

  • Feb 5, 2019

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

Some simple steps to take to decrease the risk of falls

  • Feb 5, 2019

It’s an Art Attack for Ashcroft Arts Club members

In the run-up to this year’s Art Show, members attend an ‘abstract painting’ lesson.

Short-short films celebrated at annual KISS Fest in Kamloops

Regional filmmakers encouraged to submit films for screenings, prizes.

  • Feb 5, 2019

The real power battle on Super Bowl day isn’t during the game

BC Hydro says power use goes up before the game, not during it, as people get ready for kick-off.

Family Literacy Week events attracted crafty kids

There was a good turnout at events in local communities during the week of Jan. 21.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Local News Briefs: Free Ladies Night at the Ashcroft Curling Club

Plus free workshops, Meal and a Movie, a hockey fundraiser, events at Drylands Arena, and more.

Ashcroft council hires engineering firm to update subdivision bylaw

Plus a grant application, support for Gold Country, and questions at the last council meeting

  • Feb 5, 2019