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Kamloops’ top stories of the week

Former Kamloops councillor and Kamloops Heritage Railway Society treasurer, Joe Leong, is expected to make his first appearance today in court following charges of theft, fraud and breach of trust.
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August 05, 2013 - 10:46 AM

Here are just some of the stories InfoTel News brought you this week.

 

Savings found in new parking pay stations

Kamloops city council approved a contract for new pay station technology for downtown that will replace 850 parking meters.

 

"I really trusted Joe — we all did;" former heritage railway president

Former Kamloops councillor and Kamloops Heritage Railway Society treasurer, Joe Leong, is expected to make his first appearance today in court following charges of theft, fraud and breach of trust.

 

Rancher found guilty of killing neighbours dog

A B.C. rancher won't go to jail for killing her neighbour's dog, which she believed was 'attacking' $40,000 worth of her livestock.

 

KGHM comes clean on blasting

A letter to the city clarifying test blasting and other details reveals residents within a 4km range will be able to feel vibrations from blasting if the proposed Ajax mine goes ahead. This range would include almost all of Aberdeen and parts of Pineview Valley.

 

Latest Ajax hire calls councillor comments 'childish'

Lawyer John O'Fee is calling the words of a local city councillor 'childish' after being labelled a 'sellout' for providing legal services to KGHM International, operators of the proposed Ajax mine.

 

Bepple drops Ajax interests, questions blasting report

Coun. Nancy Bepple announced Tuesday she no longer had pecuniary interests in the proposed Ajax mine as council proceeded to question whether the letter meant to clarify details of test blasting did enough to truly clarify. 

 

Crown proves intent; student guilty in pool cue assault case

A Saudi Arabian international student was found guilty yesterday of assaulting another student with a pool cue at a Kamloops nightclub last year.

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