Vanessa Ybarra

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Kamloops council taking many issues to UBCM convention

By Vanessa Ybarra
September 24, 2017 - 9:24am Updated: September 24, 2017 - 10:55am

KAMLOOPS — Drug issues, affordable housing, business investment and improving bus services are some of the main issues city councillors and Acting Mayor Arjun Singh will be taking with them to the UBCM Convention Monday.

The annual convention runs Monday to Friday in Vancouver.

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No greater risk to the public after Red Scorpion's co-founder gunned down

By Vanessa Ybarra
September 23, 2017 - 10:32am

KAMLOOPS — Kamloops RCMP say the risk to the public is relatively low following a brazen shooting in a west end neighbourhood Thursday night.

Konaam Shirzad, one of the leading members of the Red Scorpions gang, was shot dead outside a residence with the two suspects fleeing the scene.