Kamloops

A Kamloops mother said her son was taunted, punched and kicked, made to walk like a dog and, most seriously, forced to cut his own arm with a knife he carries. She said the attack occurred this past Saturday at Overlander Beach. The Kamloops RCMP confirmed three youths were arrested and that the investigation is proceeding.
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Kamloops mother issues warning after attack on transgender teen

She believes the Sept. 11 assault was connected to the fact her son is a transgender youth

  • Sep 16, 2021

 

Kamloops Mayor’s Chain of Office was stolen.

Kamloops City Hall broken into twice, Mayor’s chain of Office stolen

The first break-in occured on Sept. 10 and the second on Sept. 12

 

Kamloops This Week

Notes on the debate on the environment

Six of the seven federal election candidates in Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo took part in the Sept. 8 debate, with Conservative Frank Caputo citing a scheduling conflict as the reason he could not attned the forum.

  • Sep 10, 2021

 

Health Minister Adrian Dix at a news conference in the rotunda at legislature in Victoria on Wednesday May 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Health minister says Kamloops ER waiting room death will be reviewed

Dix said he couldn’t comment on the death specifically, but promised a ‘full and comprehensive’ review

  • Sep 9, 2021
Health Minister Adrian Dix at a news conference in the rotunda at legislature in Victoria on Wednesday May 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Frank Caputo, Conservative Party

Election 2021 Q&A: Frank Caputo, Conservative Party

The Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo candidates answer the Free Press’ questionnaire

  • Sep 9, 2021
Frank Caputo, Conservative Party
Bob O’Brien, Independent

Election 2021 Q&A: Bob O’Brien, Independent

The Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo candidates answer the Free Press’ questionnaire

  • Sep 9, 2021
Bob O’Brien, Independent
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)

Patient’s death in Kamloops ER sitting area came amid marathon wait for treatment

Another ER patient claims nurse informed those waiting there was a severe staff shortage

  • Sep 9, 2021
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)
Bill Sundhu, NDP

Election 2021 Q&A: Bill Sundhu, NDP Party

The Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo candidates answer the Free Press’ questionnaire

  • Sep 9, 2021
Bill Sundhu, NDP
Iain Currie, Green Party of Canada

Election 2021 Q&A: Iain Currie, Green Party

The Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo candidates answer the Free Press’ questionnaire

  • Sep 9, 2021
Iain Currie, Green Party of Canada
Corally Delwo, People’s Party of Canada

2021 Election Q&A: Corally Delwo, People’s Party of Canada

The Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo candidates answer the Free Press’ questionnaire

  • Sep 9, 2021
Corally Delwo, People’s Party of Canada
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)

Woman dies in ER waiting room at Kamloops hospital

The 70-year-old woman died while waiting for several hours to be seen by medical staff

  • Sep 8, 2021
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)
A house is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Urban-area B.C. mayors want next Parliament to focus on housing

The B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus wants the feds to keep urban issues in mind

A house is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Five candidates are running in the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding, which includes Clinton. (Photo credit: The Canadian Press/Peter Power)

Update: Five candidates vie for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo seat

Each major party has put forward a candidate to replace outgoing MP Cathy McLeod

Five candidates are running in the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding, which includes Clinton. (Photo credit: The Canadian Press/Peter Power)
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Kamloops man arrested for allegedly setting fire, fighting RCMP

A resident noticed a small fire and doused the flames with a water bottle

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KTW

Kamloops woman cites Nazi salutes, sexual groping in human rights complaint

Woman alleges she was the subject of harassment while working at McDonald’s in Kamloops

  • Aug 9, 2021
KTW
A large plume of smoke coming from the White Rock Lake wildfire Friday, Aug. 6. (Matt Knox photo)

Evacuation alert for Kamloops neighbourhoods due to White Rock Lake fire rescinded

The threat of wildfire in the area no longer poses an imminent risk to the safety of residents

A large plume of smoke coming from the White Rock Lake wildfire Friday, Aug. 6. (Matt Knox photo)
Most reports of the cough have come from the Kamloops region (BC SPCA)

BC SPCA warns dog owners of contagious cough

There are 24 confirmed cases of this highly transmissible sickness

Most reports of the cough have come from the Kamloops region (BC SPCA)
Crash on Coquihalla Tuesday. (Image: Contributed)

UPDATE: Coquihalla northbound reopened after crash near Merritt

The two of the north bound lanes outside of Merrit are closed

Crash on Coquihalla Tuesday. (Image: Contributed)
Kamloops RCMP photo.

3 arrested following robbery and van fire in Kamloops

A van was discovered in flames in Riverside Park on Tuesday morning

Kamloops RCMP photo.
Firefighters attack the flames after a collision on Highway 1 in west Kamloops on Aug. 2, 2021, led to a fire and explosions. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)

VIDEO: Explosions rock Kamloops after semi-truck catches fire on Highway 1

Kamloops Fire Rescue said the driver of the burning truck was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries

  • Aug 3, 2021
Firefighters attack the flames after a collision on Highway 1 in west Kamloops on Aug. 2, 2021, led to a fire and explosions. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)