Jill Sperling

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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. 

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KSAR on track for record year despite quiet summer

By Jill Sperling
September 11, 2017 - 3:39pm Updated: September 11, 2017 - 6:03pm

KAMLOOPS — Kamloops Search and Rescue is closing in on a record year. 

"Definitely it's been the busiest year so far," said Search Manager Alan Hobler. "We're currently at 35 call outs for the year, and 39 is our highest year ever, so we're only four call outs from beating our record."