Kamloops News

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Time a ticking to ensure Christmas cards and presents arrive on time

By Vanessa Ybarra
December 8, 2017 - 6:06pm Updated: December 8, 2017 - 6:44pm

KAMLOOPS — Ready or not Christmas is just over two weeks away and the rush is on to get the Christmas cards and parcels in the mail to ensure they arrive in time for the big day.

No matter how many Christmases pass, many of us still wait until the last minute to get to the post office.

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Kamloops woman helps Santa respond to letters for 32nd year

By Jill Sperling
December 8, 2017 - 3:50pm Updated: December 8, 2017 - 5:26pm

KAMLOOPS — Santa Claus receives millions of letters from children around the world each Christmas. 

With so much mail heading for the North Pole, Santa needs a little extra help. 

In Kamloops, 85-year-old Izzy McQueen pores over thousands of letters to Santa.