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Streak for cancer research in October – Kamloops This Week

 October 10, 2016

Kamloops This Week

Streak for cancer research in October
Kamloops This Week
Participating salons in Kamloops include Genesis Fashion & Beauty Complex at 319 Victoria St. (pink streaks by donation) and Headhunters Salon & Wellness Centre at 350 Seymour Street (flip your wig event on Oct. 12). “This is a fun, simple way for

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More doses of naloxone needed in overdoses – Kamloops This Week

 October 10, 2016

Kamloops This Week

More doses of naloxone needed in overdoses
Kamloops This Week
Dr. Ian Mitchell of Kamloops, who spearheaded the program, said sometimes people overdosing require to four milligrams of naloxone. The ampoules contain .8 milligrams. The health ministry reports at least 13,000 of the kits have been distributed for

Stolen bike was much more than a ride for Reggie – Kamloops This Week

 October 10, 2016

Kamloops This Week

Stolen bike was much more than a ride for Reggie
Kamloops This Week
Nelson has been accessing services at the Aboriginal Training and Employment Centre (ATEC) in North Kamloops four to five days a week since the beginning of September, searching for a restaurant job after moving to Kamloops from Nanaimo in July.

CRA scam drains $8000 from Kamloops senior’s bank account – Kamloops This Week

 October 10, 2016

CRA scam drains $8000 from Kamloops senior’s bank account
Kamloops This Week
The Canada Revenue Agency scam is alive and well and recently resulted in an 80-year-old Kamloops man being ripped off for $8,000. Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said the scammer phoned the senior and told him there had been errors on his 2015 …

Smoke alarms focus of Fire Prevention Week – Kamloops This Week

 October 10, 2016

Kamloops This Week

Smoke alarms focus of Fire Prevention Week
Kamloops This Week
That is the message Kamloops firefighters are promoting during this year’s Fire Prevention Week. Until Saturday, Oct. 15, fire departments across British Columbia and North America will be working to educate the public about the importance of fire

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Kamloops high school football weekend round-up – Kamloops This Week

 October 10, 2016

Kamloops high school football weekend round-up
Kamloops This Week
Kaden Cook returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and his South Kamloops Titans went on to beat the Valleyview Vikings 28-18 in senior B.C. High School Football Okanagan Conference play on Friday. The 1-0 Titans’ quarterback Ben MacDonald …

Blazers, Storm to help push for outdoor rink at Riverside Park – Kamloops This Week

 October 10, 2016

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Blazers, Storm to help push for outdoor rink at Riverside Park
Kamloops This Week
The Kamloops Outdoor Skating and Hockey Association (KOSHA) is inviting children and adults to join members of the Kamloops Blazers and Kamloops Storm at a ball-hockey event with a purpose in Riverside Park on Oct. 22. Action will run from noon to 2 …

New clinics will take appointments, have patients attached to doctors – Kamloops This Week

 October 10, 2016

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New clinics will take appointments, have patients attached to doctors
Kamloops This Week
For Bantock, head of the Thompson Region Division of Family Physicians, the decision to create the two primary-care centres on the North Shore is a positive step in resolving the lack of family physicians in Kamloops. Bantock said the best estimate he

Succeeding with sevens — Inaugural B.C. tournament coming to Kamloops this month – Kamloops This Week

 October 10, 2016

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Succeeding with sevens — Inaugural B.C. tournament coming to Kamloops this month
Kamloops This Week
Brittny Werstiuk carries the ball for the NorKam Saints in the gold medal game of the B.C. High School Girls’ Rugby Association Provincial Championships hosted in Kamloops earlier this year. KTW file photo. The Tournament Capital will be home to the …

Blithe Spirit a wild, supernatural romp – Kamloops This Week

 October 9, 2016

Kamloops This Week

Blithe Spirit a wild, supernatural romp
Kamloops This Week
But is is what the actors on the Kamloops stage do with the characters they inhabit that makes attending a Western Canada Theatre production so enjoyable. You can see the same play in various venues, but the productions are unique in the hands of the

Blazers snap losing skid with victory over Tigers – Kamloops This … – Kamloops This Week

 October 9, 2016

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Blazers snap losing skid with victory over Tigers – Kamloops This …
Kamloops This Week
The Kamloops Blazers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Tigers in Medicine Hat on Saturday. Kamloops, which has played seven …
Hitmen host Blazers on WHL on ShawWestern Hockey League
Blazers edged 2-1 in Calgary | CFJC TodayCFJC Today Kamloops
Matteo Gennaro scores winner for Hitmen in victory over Blazers …Calgary Herald

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Kamloops gets drenched: More rain fell Saturday than in all of October 2015 – Kamloops This Week

 October 9, 2016

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Kamloops gets drenched: More rain fell Saturday than in all of October 2015
Kamloops This Week
Saturday’s rain was so heavy and constant that the crew from Kamloops Septic Service had to be called to drain a lake that had formed in the parking lot of the Lorne Street Bottle Depot on the Halston Connector. The water had risen to the point it was

Paving the way for Iron Road – Kamloops This Week

 October 8, 2016

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Paving the way for Iron Road
Kamloops This Week
Jared Tarswell and co-owner Ryan Phillips hope to have Kamloops‘ newest craft brewery, Iron Road Brewing Company, open by next spring or summer. Dave Eagles/KTW. The warehouse on Camosun Crescent off McGill Road is empty, save for a few piles …

Blazers lose third straight, will finish road swing tonight – Kamloops This Week

 October 8, 2016

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Blazers lose third straight, will finish road swing tonight
Kamloops This Week
Two games on a Central Division road swing have ended in defeat for the Kamloops Blazers, who finish the trip tonight against the Tigers in Medicine Hat. The Calgary Hitmen scored two power-play goals in the third period to edge Kamloops 2-1 on Friday, …
Hitmen host Blazers on WHL on ShawWestern Hockey League
Matteo Gennaro scores winner for Hitmen in victory over BlazersCalgary Herald

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Kamloops agency encouraging employers to hire people with … – CFJC Today Kamloops

 October 8, 2016

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Kamloops agency encouraging employers to hire people with …
CFJC Today Kamloops
KAMLOOPS — The employment placement organization, Open Door Group is hoping more Kamloops businesses will be inclined to hire people with disabilities.

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Kamloops agency encouraging employers to hire people with disabilities – CFJC Today Kamloops

 October 8, 2016

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Kamloops agency encouraging employers to hire people with disabilities
CFJC Today Kamloops
KAMLOOPS — The employment placement organization, Open Door Group is hoping more Kamloops businesses will be inclined to hire people with disabilities. The agency just finished its celebration of Disability Employment Month in September, and has …

Second bid for NDP nomination in Kamloops-South Thompson – Kamloops This Week

 October 8, 2016

Second bid for NDP nomination in Kamloops-South Thompson
Kamloops This Week
Kamloops will have a second nomination race before the May 2017 provincial election if a candidate-in-waiting is approved by the provincial NDP. Retired teacher and party member Lillian Kwan said Friday she has filed papers with the party to run in …

If you’re concerned about crime in Kamloops, there’s a way to help – InfoTel News Ltd

 October 7, 2016

If you’re concerned about crime in Kamloops, there’s a way to help
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KAMLOOPS – In recent months at least two vigilante groups have set up shop in Kamloops claiming they are preventing crime and making the community safer. Creep Catchers is hunting down online child predators and meeting with them face-to-face, while …

Kamloops to participate in Homelessness Action Week | CFJC Today – CFJC Today Kamloops

 October 7, 2016

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Kamloops to participate in Homelessness Action Week | CFJC Today
CFJC Today Kamloops
Kamloops will join with other communities across the province next week in participating in Homelessness Action Week. The week long event begins Sunday …

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Kamloops woman proves Down syndrome is no barrier to employment – CFJC Today Kamloops

 October 7, 2016

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Kamloops woman proves Down syndrome is no barrier to employment
CFJC Today Kamloops
KAMLOOPS — An incredible young woman with Down syndrome is proving people with differences deserve the same opportunities as everyone else. Dominique Baird is a ray of sunshine for the guests of the Kamloops Fairfield Inn & Suites. The 24-year-old …

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Kamloops restaurant warning others about simple scam | CFJC Today – CFJC Today Kamloops

 October 7, 2016

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Kamloops restaurant warning others about simple scam | CFJC Today
CFJC Today Kamloops
KAMLOOPS — Employees at Frick and Frack Taphouse downtown say they want to warn other Kamloops eateries after they were taken by a clever scammer …

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Kamloops to get more health care options – CBC.ca

 October 7, 2016

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Kamloops to get more health care options
CBC.ca
Health Minister Terry Lake made a major announcement yesteday to improve access to health care in his own riding of North Kamloops – Two new clinics and a plan to bring in more doctors. Daybreak’s Jenifer Norwell was at the media event and spoke …

Wine sales come to Kamloops Save On Foods – CBC.ca

 October 7, 2016

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Wine sales come to Kamloops Save On Foods
CBC.ca
You can now buy a bottle of wine along with your groceries in Kamloops. The wine department officially opens at the Save On Foods in Sahali. It comes not without controversy. At first, city council rejected the idea of grocery stores selling wine, but
Save-On Foods starts sale of BC in Sahali store Friday.CFJC Today Kamloops

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Kamloops Judo Club loses a long-time volunteer – CBC.ca

 October 7, 2016

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Kamloops Judo Club loses a long-time volunteer
CBC.ca
For nearly 60 years, sensei Henry Uyeda has volunteered at the Kamloops Judo Club. Now, he’s moving on. Reporter Marty Hastings dropped by the Uyeda’s house on moving day, as Henry and wife Irene were hauling the last of their boxes into a truck …

Tobiano makes the most of natural beauty near Kamloops – Calgary Herald

 October 7, 2016

Calgary Herald

Tobiano makes the most of natural beauty near Kamloops
Calgary Herald
A lot of handywork has gone into Tobiano in Kamloops, B.C., but it’s in the right hands now. Started more than a quarter of a century ago, the massive development has had a few owners. All had similar grand plans for the picturesque neighbourhood, but …

Local events: Oct. 7 to Oct. 13 – Kamloops This Week

 October 7, 2016

Kamloops This Week

Local events: Oct. 7 to Oct. 13
Kamloops This Week
The second annual Art in the Dark fundraiser for the Kamloops Arts Festival is on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Lansdowne Village. Last year, Michael and Jennifer OBrien (above) of 4Cats Art Studio got in the spirit with glow-in-the-dark paint. This year’s

Health Minister promises easier access to primary care in Kamloops – CFJC Today Kamloops

 October 6, 2016

Health Minister promises easier access to primary care in Kamloops
CFJC Today Kamloops
But the province is trying to help patients like Makowichuk, announcing today a four-point plan to give Kamloops residents easier access to primary care. Health Minister Terry Lake says while residents may not get a family doctor right away, the plan

FOULDS: A Trumped-up connection to Kamloops – Kamloops This Week

 October 6, 2016

Kamloops This Week

FOULDS: A Trumped-up connection to Kamloops
Kamloops This Week
In 2007, The Donald read a story by Dave Eagles in Kamloops This Week. The story led to Trump giving Lyons a $1,000 gift. Eagles, the longtime KTW photographer, had taken an interesting snapshot of life on the Kamloops streets. There was Lyons sitting …

Kamloops school board chair questions ministry’s responses – Kamloops This Week

 October 6, 2016

Kamloops This Week

Kamloops school board chair questions ministry’s responses
Kamloops This Week
While the province’s education minister has raised the idea of firing the Vancouver School Board (VSB), a local trustee is wondering why it hasn’t happened already. Denise Harper, chair of the Kamloops-Thompson board of education, said she would be …

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Pearce: Collective begins as market wraps up – Kamloops This Week

 October 6, 2016

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Pearce: Collective begins as market wraps up
Kamloops This Week
The Kamloops Artisan Market had an amazing first year. We set up right in front of the library, on the 400-block of Victoria Street. Artists from all over the area, some as far away as the Kootenays, came to Kamloops to show and sell their unique