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  • City of Kamloops launches Waste Wise Kamloops app

    Kamloops, BC – The City of Kamloops has launched the Waste Wise Kamloops app to help residents remember their collection day and help divert materials from city landfills.

    The free app includes a Collection Calendar tool where residents can enter their address into the app to find their collection schedule. Residents can then sign up to receive collection day reminders via email, phone call, or text message. In-app notifications are also available in the mobile app.
  • Illicit Drug Alert: Kelowna and Kamloops

    Interior Health is urging residents using or considering using drugs to take extra caution in the wake of an increased number of fatal overdoses in the Lower Mainland on Friday, which may be an indication that more lethal illicit drugs are also present in Interior Health.
  • Kamloops weekly volunteer highlights

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  • Volunteer opportunities in Kamloops

    Weekly Volunteer Highlights for June 7th - June 14th, 2017
  • Weekly volunteer highlights in Kamloops

    Weekly Volunteer Highlights for May 17, 2017 to May 24, 2017
  • Changing with 'modem' times

    The City of Kelowna is asking for feedback about its website starting today at

    The online survey and open discussion questions ask residents to assess the new website on aspects such as ease of finding services and information, ease in understanding the information and the site’s visual appeal.
  • Vernon RCMP volunteers checking for drivers distracted by electronic devices

    March is Distracted Driving Month and the Vernon RCMP volunteers will be conducting operations to check for drivers on their phones talking or texting.
  • One week to save on 2017 Central Okanagan dog licenses

    Tuesday, Feb. 28 is the deadline for dog owners in the Central Okanagan to save.

    That’s the last day for purchasing a new license or renewing an existing license for 2017 at the discounted rate of $20 for a dog that’s spayed or neutered and $60 if not.

    Starting March 1, licenses go up the regular annual rate of $40 and $80.
  • Best in class technology will deliver a better transit experience in BC communities

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - BC Transit is beginning a request for proposal (RFP) process to introduce Real Time, automatic vehicle location (AVL) enabled technology on buses in seven transit communities, including Kamloops, Nanaimo, Comox Valley, Squamish, Whistler, Kelowna and Victoria.  BC Transit aims to introduce the customer-facing features of the Real Time technology in 2018.
  • New app makes dog license renewal in Central Okanagan quick and easy

    It’s easier for dog owners in the Central Okanagan to save when they purchase or renew their dog license for 2017. And renewing can be quicker than ever.

    That’s thanks to the ‘My Dog Matters’ App created for the Regional District of Central Okanagan. The App is believed to be the first developed for local governments in Canada and brings the opportunity to renew a dog license right to an owner’s mobile device.

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