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News Items tag as: Kamloops History

  • Archival footage gives a snap shot of 1930s working life in Kamloops

    KAMLOOPS - The Royal B.C. Museum has released a piece of footage showing a slice of life in Kamloops from the late 1930s.
  • Historic Kamloops train robbery to be celebrated at local winery

  • Mapping war memorials throughout the Southern Interior

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - There are thousands of war monuments and memorials across the country and the Southern Interior alone is home to more than two dozen of them.
  • Chinese cemetery remains a cornerstone of Kamloops history

    KAMLOOPS - When Chinese Consul-General Liu Fei encouraged Kamloops’s Chinese community to explore and preserve their heritage in the city in 2013, Elsie Cheung went right to work on the most egregious omission — searching for the records from the Chinese Cemetery, the final resting place for many of the community's earliest settlers.
  • VIDEO: What Kamloops looked like in the 1950s

    KAMLOOPS - Sixty years ago, Kamloops was a budding community that looked far different from what it is today and lucky for us someone was smart enough to use video to preserve historical images for future generations.
  • Corduroy, double knits and extreme weather: What Christmas was like 50 years ago

    KAMLOOPS – Fifty years ago in Kamloops the gifts, clothes and news were different, but the holiday spirit was just as strong as today’s.

    In a look back at the Kamloops Daily Sentinel from December, 1964 the hot ticket items to gift for kids were dolls for girls and trucks or model kits for boys.

    The best–selling “Claudette doll” whose eyes opened and closed when you rocked her back and forth was on special at the Hudson’s Bay for $4.49

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