Kamloops News

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New Life Community Kamloops seeks summer supplies for homeless

By Vanessa Ybarra
June 25, 2017 - 5:19pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 11:14pm

KAMLOOPS — New Life Community Kamloops is asking for supplies to help the homeless beat the heat.

Executive Director Stan Dueck says most homeless people wear heavy clothing year round as night temperatures can still be cool throughout the summer.

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Health officials warn of common signs of heat stroke and other illnesses

By Vanessa Ybarra
June 25, 2017 - 9:34am

KAMLOOPS — As temperature rise so does the risk of heat illnesses.

With temperatures expected to hit 36 degrees in Kamloops Sunday, Health BC officials are warning people to drink plenty of water and stay in a cool place as much as possible to avoid falling ill.