Kamloops

Bears play in a tub. (BC Wildlife Park)

Tubthumping: Bears stay cool at BC Wildlife Park

Two grizzles play in a tub at the wildfire park in Kamloops

 

BC Wildfire Service, the RCMP, local ranchers and Kamloops Fire Rescue responded to five suspicious fires in the Knutsford area south of Kamloops. Facebook

4 suspicous fires spark overnight in Kamloops

A witness reportedly saw someone lighting two fires

  • Jul 14, 2021

 

Smoke from the fire near Whitecroft as seen from the trails of Sun Peaks, captured in this photo posted to social media by Twitter user Clientric.

Wildfire forces evacuation alert for Sun Peaks

Embleton Mountain wildfire has grown to 290 hectares

  • Jul 11, 2021

 

Trapp Lake wildfire.
 Trapp Lake wildfire.
 Trapp Lake wildfire.
 Trapp Lake wildfire.
Trapp Lake wildfire.
 Trapp Lake wildfire.
 Trapp Lake wildfire.
 Trapp Lake wildfire.
NorKam secondary student Karis Wilson in the outfit that got her sent home from school on Feb. 23, 2021. (Kamloops This Week photo)

School district dress code changed after B.C. teen sent home for turtleneck, lace-edged dress

Karis Wilson said she was sent home because a teacher told her that her outfit had made her uncomfortable

  • Jul 7, 2021
NorKam secondary student Karis Wilson in the outfit that got her sent home from school on Feb. 23, 2021. (Kamloops This Week photo)
Sparks Lake wildfire, as shot by the BC Wildfire Service on July 2.

Sparks Lake wildfire burning near Kamloops grows to more than 39,000 hectares

The change in size is due to growth on the southwest flank

Sparks Lake wildfire, as shot by the BC Wildfire Service on July 2.
Sixteen BC Wildfire Service personnel were attacking a one-hectare fire west of Chase as of noon on Friday, July 2, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Firefighting efforts pick up on blaze near Chase

Fire now estimated at one hectare

Sixteen BC Wildfire Service personnel were attacking a one-hectare fire west of Chase as of noon on Friday, July 2, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
A caravan, or rolling blockade of vehicles, on its way to the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, receives waves and shouts of support as it passes through downtown Salmon Arm along Highway 1 about noon on July 1. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)

Caravan bound for former residential school finds show of support in Salmon Arm

Rolling blockade bound for Kamloops to raise awareness, call for justice

A caravan, or rolling blockade of vehicles, on its way to the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, receives waves and shouts of support as it passes through downtown Salmon Arm along Highway 1 about noon on July 1. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)
Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. (Black Press Media file)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Kamloops’ Royal Inland Hospital

Seven patients on unit 6 South have tested positive for the virus

Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. (Black Press Media file)
The 2141 Spirit of Kamloops steam train. Kamloops This Week- FILE

2141 steam train eyeing Kamloops to Armstrong route this fall

Kamloops Heritage Railway hopes to use the CN rail lines

  • Jun 29, 2021
The 2141 Spirit of Kamloops steam train. Kamloops This Week- FILE
Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire/ Twitter)

Wildfire near Kamloops now 750 hectares, evacuation order issued

The blaze sparked Monday afternoon and quickly grew out of control

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire/ Twitter)
(BC Wildfire)

2 more wildfires spark near Kamloops

BC Wildfire is reporting two small blazes near Kamloops

(BC Wildfire)
Thick, white smoke from the Sparks Lake blaze could be seen from Kamloops on June 28, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service/Twitter)

Wildfire near Kamloops grows to 180 hectares, evacuation alert issued

BC Wildfire is currently responding to a blaze 15 kilometres north of Kamloops Lake

  • Jun 28, 2021
Thick, white smoke from the Sparks Lake blaze could be seen from Kamloops on June 28, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service/Twitter)
(File photo)

Man arrested after allegedly smashing stolen vehicle around Kamloops

Kamloops RCMP is looking for the vehicle headed towards Merritt

(File photo)
The former Marieval Indian Residential School. Twitter.

Discovery of ‘hundreds of unmarked graves’ at former Saskatchewan residential school

A press conference will be held June 24, regarding the discovery

The former Marieval Indian Residential School. Twitter.
Photograph By MICHAEL POTESTIO.KTW

Former Kamloops security guard wants job back after kicking incident caught on video

Rick Eldridge quit when a video surfaced of him kicking a man outside a facility for homeless

  • Jun 21, 2021
Photograph By MICHAEL POTESTIO.KTW
Phil McLachlan/(Black Press Media

Man shot at Kamloops shopping centre

The man is believed to be in stable condition

  • Jun 16, 2021
Phil McLachlan/(Black Press Media
Susan Cairns (left) and Cecelia Reekie with the 215 crosses bedecked with children’s clothes placed in memory of the Kamloops residential school victims at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum at 21559 Fraser Hwy. Langley on Tuesday, June 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: 215 crosses go up in B.C. community to remember Kamloops residential school children

‘Sadly, there’s going to be more,” organizer says

Susan Cairns (left) and Cecelia Reekie with the 215 crosses bedecked with children’s clothes placed in memory of the Kamloops residential school victims at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum at 21559 Fraser Hwy. Langley on Tuesday, June 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A hawk that was trapped behind a truck grill in Clinton last Friday. (Submitted photo)

Police rescue hawk trapped in truck grill near Clinton

Hawk flew into moving vehicle as it headed north on Highway 97

A hawk that was trapped behind a truck grill in Clinton last Friday. (Submitted photo)
Somebody scrawled graffiti on the outside walls and door of the heritage St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on or around May 31. Photograph By TWITTER/SECWEPEMCC SECWEPEMC CROW

Tk’emlups condemns vandalism at Kamloops Catholic church

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church was built by Catholic Missionaries

  • Jun 7, 2021
Somebody scrawled graffiti on the outside walls and door of the heritage St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on or around May 31. Photograph By TWITTER/SECWEPEMCC SECWEPEMC CROW