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  • Signature look leads to arson conviction

    KAMLOOPS – The video evidence may have been grainy, but it was an accused man’s white Stetson cowboy hat that turned his arson charge into a conviction.

    Kamloops Provincial Court Judge Stephen Harrison convicted Mannie Shaw Stewart of arson damaging the McCracken Station Pub’s property after reviewing video evidence of the event and hearing from two witnesses who recognized the accused
  • Court hears boat was travelling at 'killing speed' before crash on Shuswap Lake

    KAMLOOPS - A speedboat was travelling at "killing speed" before a fatal nighttime crash with a houseboat on Shuswap Lake in 2010, a trial has heard.
  • Another showing of northern lights possible Monday

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - The adventurous and the lucky were able to get a glimpse of the northern lights this weekend but there is still a chance of seeing them again tonight and this time Mother Nature might be a bit more cooperative.
  • Elementary schools vandalized in Aberdeen neighbourhood

    KAMLOOPS – The weather has warmed and with it has come an upswing in vandalism, most recently at two South Shore elementary schools.

    School District 73 Facilities Manager Art McDonald says Pacific Way Elementary and Aberdeen Elementary schools both had windows broken last week.

    “It’s nothing out of the ordinary,” he notes. “It’s weather-dependent. We don’t get as much when it’s minus 30 degrees out
  • Prescribed burns planned for Kenna Cartwright Park

    KAMLOOPS - Expect to see smoke in the air later this month as the city works to protect our large urban nature park from a potentially catastrophic fire.
  • Family of Clearwater homicide victim takes custody battle public

Vernon RCMP Supt. responds to 'RISK IT OUT'
Editor,   I am concerned by significant inaccuracies that could compromise both officer and public safety, in the November 30th Infonews article by Charlotte Helston on RCMP staffing in Vernon. To set the record straight, I do

Editor's Note in response to allegations from Vernon RCMP Supt. Jim McNamara
Editor’s note: • Watch shifts at the Vernon detachment have fallen as low as three roadable officers. • The department suffers from chronic understaffing. • Sources, who we trust and who have knowledge of the situ

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