Kamloops News

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City looks to improve aesthetic appeal along Victoria Street West

By Vanessa Ybarra
May 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

KAMLOOPS —Esthetic upgrades could be coming to West Victoria Street.

Earlier this week, the city submitted a request to council to apply for a six-million dollar grant that would go towards expanding sidewalk access along West Victoria Street as well as other improvements.

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Highway 5 now open between Vinsulla and McLure after accident

By Doug Collins
May 18, 2017 - 8:20am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 2:13pm

KAMLOOPS— The Yellowhead Highway was closed in both directions after an accident this morning between Vinsulla and McLure. 

The accident happened between 7:30 and 8:00 AM. 

No indication at this point what caused the accident, or whether there were serious injuries.

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Sister of cat hoarder says she didn't know extent of problem

By Jill Sperling
May 17, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 8:20pm

CHASE, B.C. — The BC SPCA seized 59 cats from filthy living conditions in Chase last week. 

The man who owned the cats faces potential charges of animal cruelty. 

His sister, Krystal Laluha, spoke out Wednesday, saying she's been hurt by the situation.