Kamloops

A map shows proposed changes to federal ridings in southern B.C. (Photo credit: Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission)

Commissioners hear feedback on proposed federal riding changes

New Kamloops-Thompson-Lytton riding would include Highway 1 communities from Lytton to 70 Mile

  • Jun 22, 2022

 

June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Kamloops mom recalls brutal baseball bat attack on son, 6 years later

Mom Sue continues to fundraise to cover costs of bringing her son home on weekends

 

Fatal on Highway 5 from Wednesday June 15. (Facebook)

4 dead in 15 hours on Highway 5 near Kamloops following crashes with semi-trailers

Two adults and a baby died on June 16, just hours after another fatal crash on Highway 5

  • Jun 16, 2022

 

Suspect wearing the clothing found by police dog service unit on June 6, 2022 (Kamloops RCMP)

Kamloops RCMP searching for alleged quick outfit change armed robber

The suspect allegedly changed his clothes behind First Choice Haircutters before fleeing on foot

Suspect wearing the clothing found by police dog service unit on June 6, 2022 (Kamloops RCMP)
Area where crash occurred.

Fatal motorbike crash on rural road east of Kamloops

The incident happened near Paul Lake

Area where crash occurred.
Jessie Simpson went home on the weekend for the first time since being attacked with a metal baseball bat in June 2016 (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

“I’m home!”: Kamloops man beat the odds thanks to mother’s determination

Jessie Simpson spent 10 months in a coma after an attack with a metal baseball bat on June 19, 2016

Jessie Simpson went home on the weekend for the first time since being attacked with a metal baseball bat in June 2016 (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
Kamloops Indian Residential School survivor Camille Kenoras holds eagle feathers as she laughs during a ceremony to mark the one-year anniversary of the TkÕemlœps te SecwŽpemc announcement of the detection of the remains of 215 children at an unmarked burial site at the former residential school, in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

215: Memorial honours unmarked graves found 1 year ago at former Kamloops residential school

Governor General Mary Simon, Canada’s first Indigenous person in the role, attended the event

Kamloops Indian Residential School survivor Camille Kenoras holds eagle feathers as she laughs during a ceremony to mark the one-year anniversary of the TkÕemlœps te SecwŽpemc announcement of the detection of the remains of 215 children at an unmarked burial site at the former residential school, in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
People are silhouetted as they walk past the former Kamloops Indian Residential School after gathering to honour the 215 children whose remains have been discovered buried near the facility, in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 31, 2021. The year since the the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation announced that ground-penetrating radar had located the suspected grave sites in a former apple orchard has been one of national reckoning about residential schools in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

A year of trauma, catharsis and finally peace for some survivors of Kamloops school

215 suspected unmarked graves were found at the former residential school in May 2021

People are silhouetted as they walk past the former Kamloops Indian Residential School after gathering to honour the 215 children whose remains have been discovered buried near the facility, in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 31, 2021. The year since the the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation announced that ground-penetrating radar had located the suspected grave sites in a former apple orchard has been one of national reckoning about residential schools in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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B.C. man robs gas station, uses toddler as a shield against police

Kamloops RCMP say the Oliver man was arrested after attempted robbery with his 3-year-old child

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
The human-caused blaze was ignited on May 17 at about 8:45 a.m. within view of Highway 1 just west of Savona (and about 35 minutes from Kamloops).BCWS

RCMP seek dash cam footage in connection with human caused blaze near Cache Creek

The fire started between Cache Creek and Walhachin grew to about three hectares before being doused the next day

  • May 19, 2022
The human-caused blaze was ignited on May 17 at about 8:45 a.m. within view of Highway 1 just west of Savona (and about 35 minutes from Kamloops).BCWS

Erratic driver smashes police car, Kamloops school placed on hold and secure

The driver was arrested in the Oak Hills community of Kamloops

Jessie Simpson was left with life-altering injuries after being attacked with a metal baseball bat June 19, 2016 (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Kamloops man heading home six years after catastrophic injury

Jessie will be home on weekends starting May 6

Jessie Simpson was left with life-altering injuries after being attacked with a metal baseball bat June 19, 2016 (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
Naxolone, used to reverse opioid overdoses, is part of Interior Health’s addiction services in harm reduction. IH just announced new outpatient withdrawal services in Penticton, Kelowna, Kamloops and Vernon. (File photo)

Interior Health announces new outpatient withdrawal services

A total of 174 British Columbians died in February from toxic drug supply

Naxolone, used to reverse opioid overdoses, is part of Interior Health’s addiction services in harm reduction. IH just announced new outpatient withdrawal services in Penticton, Kelowna, Kamloops and Vernon. (File photo)
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Kamloops Mounties investigating stabbing at Pioneer Park

A man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

  • Apr 11, 2022
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An artist’s rendering of the new Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Tower at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, which is scheduled to open in July 2022. (Photo credit: Royal Inland Hospital Foundation)

New tower scheduled to open at Royal Inland Hospital in July

$417 million Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Tower will provide state-of-the-art health care services

An artist’s rendering of the new Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Tower at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, which is scheduled to open in July 2022. (Photo credit: Royal Inland Hospital Foundation)
An artist’s rendering of the Teck Emergency Department at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. (Photo credit: Teck)

Teck donates $2.5 million for emergency department at RIH

Upgrades and renovations will start in July, be completed in 2026

An artist’s rendering of the Teck Emergency Department at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. (Photo credit: Teck)
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Kamloops RCMP search for driver involved in hit and run that killed 2 dogs

The driver allegedly left the scene claiming he had to go to the airport

  • Apr 4, 2022
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Kelowna man dies in car crash near Kamloops

The man in his 50s was pronouced dead at the hospital shortly after being rescued from the crash

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Kamloops Mounties investigate body found in North Thompson River

The body was discovered Tuesday in the Westsyde area

  • Mar 30, 2022
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Wildfire sparks west of Merritt

Sunshine Valley Road fire sitting at 4.1 hectares

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