November 9, 2015 - 5:10pmUpdated: November 13, 2015 - 11:25am
It was a project that was intended to revitalize downtown Kamloops, stimulate the local arts community, and provide economic growth to the City. But over the weekend, Kamloops residents shot down the idea of building a performing arts centre at the former location of the Kamloops Daily News.
November 7, 2015 - 8:30pmUpdated: November 12, 2015 - 12:51am
Kamloops residents have had their say, rejecting the Performing Arts Centre and Parkade Complex. 31.97% of eligible voters cast a ballot in the referendum. Of those 53.74% voted against the centre and 46.26% voted for it.
After six months of reconstruction, and rain delays that threatened to postpone the projected opening date, the Overlanders Bridge has re-opened to four lanes of traffic. All four lanes were open to traffic starting Saturday afternoon, and more importantly for Monday morning's commute.