Audit shows heli-skiing rules working

 January 13, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News /  No Comments

A Forest Practices Board report released today confirms that the Province’s memorandum of understanding with heli-ski and cat-ski operators is helping protect endangered mountain caribou.

Latest Mount Polley water quality samples

 January 13, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News /  No Comments

The latest water samples collected from Quesnel River off the Likely Bridge between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15, 2014, and Quesnel River off the Gravelle Ferry Bridge between Nov. 26 and Dec. 17, 2014, are consistent with previous results.

Canada-Korea free trade to strengthen B.C.’s economy

 January 13, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News /  No Comments

The groundwork for exponential growth in business between B.C. companies and South Korea has been laid, and the Province of British Columbia is committed to helping that happen, Minister of International Trade Teresa Wat said today in Richmond.

BC Coroners Service identifies snowmobile incident victim

 January 12, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News /  No Comments

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who died after a snowmobile incident near Sicamous on Jan. 9, 2015.


 January 12, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

Week in Review: Friday, January 9, 2015 vs. Kelowna Rockets – 2-1 Shootout LossDillon Dube scored in the seventh round of the shootout to lift the Rockets to a 2-1 shootout win over the Blazers. The Blazers held a 1-0 lead on a goal from Luke Harrison in the second period. Leon Draisaitl tied the game with 3:38 to go on a terrific individual effort. Connor Ingram had a big night in goal with 38 saves and five more in the shootout. Click here for Highlights & Recap.Saturday, January 10, …

Experiential Learning Series winter schedule

 January 12, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Learn more about experiential learning and how it is being incorporated around campus by various faculty and staff members during the winter portion of the Experiential Learning Series. Presentations are Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., free, and open to all members of the TRU community and greater Kamloops community. Room locations are noted with each listing. Please note that most of the presentations will be videotaped and available on the TRU YouTube channel. Winter 2015 Jan 16 — Dig …

The Kamloops Storm are pleased to announce the acquisition of goal tender Jake M…

 January 12, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

The Kamloops Storm are pleased to announce the acquisition of goal tender Jake Mullen from the Grand Forks Border Bruins. We played against Jake twice this season. In Grand Forks he stopped 55 of 58 shots and was fantastic against our team. We think Jake can be the goalie to take us through to the playoffs. In a related move the Storm traded goalie Brody Nelson to the Kimberley Dynamiters. We thank Brody for his time here and think he is a quality net minder in our league. With Jake Mullen and B …

2015: The year of the BC Training and Education Savings Grant

 January 12, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News /  No Comments

As proud parents welcome the first babies of the New Year, all families are reminded that there is no better time than 2015 to start saving for their children’s future.

Plunging Oil Price Good for the BC Economy in 2015

 January 12, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Business, News /  No Comments

By Ken Peacock The rapid and steep decline in world oil prices has prompted a fair amount of commentary on the accompanying economic impacts.  For Canada, much of the analysis points to modestly negative economic implications, stemming from reduced business investment, lower corporate revenues, a decline in the value of exports, and diminished job creation in the oil patch.  Lower oil prices also translate into a decline in revenues flowing to the federal government and to provinces li …


 January 11, 2015 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

GAME SUMMARYGAME HIGHLIGHTSThe Chiefs scored three goals on only six shots in the first period and went on to a 5-2 win over the Blazers on Saturday night in Spokane.The Blazers were the better team in the first period, but the scoreboard showed another story.The Chiefs opened the scoring on a power play. Adam Helewka set up Markson Bechtold at the top of the faceoff circle and he took a quick shot just over the pad of goaltender Connor Ingram to make it 1-0.Devon McAndrews made it 2-0 on a long …

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