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  • The Spirit of Giving with Kamloops Heritage Railway and Four Paws!

    As Christmas approaches, a crisp and beautiful train ride is on the minds of many residents of the area. This year, when you book your Spirit of Christmas excursion, you will have the opportunity to make Christmas a little brighter for our furry friends as well.
  • UBC Okanagan research looks at ways to control rot in stored apples

    An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but the mold on it could make you sick.
  • City of Penticton begins capital works schedule for the summer of 2017

    PENTICTON - The City of Penticton’s work crews will be busy in various neighbourhoods throughout the city this summer as the Penticton Capital Works Program gets underway.
  • Okanagan College students notch 12 podium finishes at Skills Canada BC competition

    Four Okanagan College students have punched their tickets to Winnipeg, MB to compete in the Skills Canada National Competition next month, after gold medal-winning performances at the provincial competition in Abbotsford last week.
  • It's back: The Best of Varietal Awards 2017

    The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society is delighted to announce the 23rd British Columbia Best of Varietal Wine Competition presented by Grant Thornton, Farm Credit Canada, ContainerWorld and TricorBraun Winepak.
  • Spring into Travel at YLW this weekend

    Kelowna International Airport (YLW)’s annual Spring Travel Event will take place on Saturday, March 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests can meet with air carriers, travel agents, hotels and resorts to get helpful travel tips and information on popular vacation destinations.

    “This year, we have a fantastic lineup of booths for participants to connect with and learn about exciting new travel options from YLW,” said Sam Samaddar, Airport Director
  • Kamloops Long Blades return from busy weekend

    Members of the Kamloops Long Blades Speed Skating Club were back in action in two separate events this past weekend.
  • Impressive Performance by KLB Skaters at Three Weekend Events

    Five members of the Kamloops Long Blades competed in the Western T2T Circuit Speedtacular which was held over the weekend at the McArthur Island Sports Centre. Vladimir Demishkevich, Teagan Lawhead, Cameron Thomas, Leah Turner and Isaiah Jessie Uribe all skated personal bests in this high level competition which featured 67 elite skaters from all over British Columbia.
  • Province and Creative BC announce $3.8 million in funding for music industry

    1.     LIVE MUSIC PROGRAM
    $2.5 million has been dedicated to support the Live Music program.  B.C. based festivals, venues, live music presenters and event producers can apply for funding aimed at increasing the number of live music performances within the province
  • Energy management efforts at Thompson Rivers University pay off with $500,000 in savings

    KAMLOOPS - BC Hydro has recognized Thompson Rivers University as an energy conservation leader. Saving $500,000 collectively in utility costs this year alone, TRU has more energy savings as a percentage of total consumption than any other post-secondary institution in the province.

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