KAMLOOPS — Did you watch the 90th annual Academy Awards on TV last night? Millions of others did.
KAMLOOPS — On February 27 Interior Health released yet another overdose alert for Kamloops. Six people died from illicit drug overdose over a period of ten days. Somebody’s child, sibling, spouse, or parent.
AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR. City of Kamloops CAO David Trawin announced last week there would only be four senior managers reporting to him instead of five after David Duckworth takes his leave to Calgary.
GOOD ON THE CITY for its newest public art project. I’m a huge fan of public art. This week, councillors were shown plans for putting lipstick on the Lansdowne Street parkade and they were full of praise for what they saw.
WHEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS are leading the movement for change in our society, there is little reason to fear for our future.
TECHNOLOGY SEEMS UNSTOPPABLE. The accumulated wealth of the Big Five: Apple, Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon, have a combined value of $4 trillion. That’s more than twice Canada’s annual GDP.
THE TERRIBLE MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH on the Coquihalla last weekend — thank goodness there were no fatalities — has everyone talking again about the dangers of driving that highway in winter conditions.
TUCKED AWAY behind all the budget speechifying Tuesday by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau about pay equity, gender equality, pharmacare and so on was something you might not have noticed.
KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce decried the new BC budget of last week with an eye popping, over the top comment suggesting, “...businesses of all sizes — from dry cleaners to family logging companies — are facing the cumulat