Jill Sperling

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School District 73 adds two rural teachers-teaching-on-call assignments

By Jill Sperling
September 27, 2017 - 4:29pm Updated: September 27, 2017 - 5:27pm

KAMLOOPS — School District 73 is creating two new positions to address a shortage of teachers-teaching-on-call (TTOC) positions in rural communities.

One posting is being created in Chase, and the other in Barriere, two communities that struggled to fill vacancies last school year.

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Kamloops acting mayor says city has learned lessons from fire season

By Jill Sperling
September 15, 2017 - 4:33pm Updated: September 15, 2017 - 6:16pm

KAMLOOPS — With the province-wide state of emergency about to be lifted, acting mayor Arjun Singh believes Kamloops can learn from the past few months. 

Kamloops became a place of refuge for thousands of wildfire evacuees when the state of emergency was declared on July 7.