420 guests attended the Coast Kamloops Conference Centre last night for the 29th consecutive Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and TD Businesse Excellence Awards. The Chamber received 509 nominations this year according to President Steve Earl.
A First Nations Oil Pipeline Development Summit will be held in Kamloops this week. Organized by the Lower Nicola Indian Band, Chief Aaron Sam says the conference is to bring First Nations together from Alberta and B.C. to discuss the proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.
During Wednesday night's all-candidates debate at TRU, questions from the media and public touched on everything from the economy, environment, foreign policy, terrorism and security, and even electoral reform.
Craig Bonner is out as the Vice-President and General Manager of the Kamloops Blazers, succeeded by a figure from the team's storied past. The team issued a news release today stating Bonner has resigned to follow another hockey opportunity.
Kamloops voters are preparing to go to a referendum next month to determine if the city should borrow close to 50 million dollars on a performing arts centre and parkade. In Merritt a local non profit is working to construct a three screen movie theatre and performing arts centre.
➤ 2015 is proving to be a challenging year for B.C. cattle ranchers. Drought conditions in Canada's western provinces are causing a surge in the cost of hay in British Columbia. And predators are dwindling herd.