Environment

Naturalist club wants to turn McArthur Island golf course into outdoor learning space

By Vanessa Ybarra
October 21, 2017 - 10:24am Updated: October 21, 2017 - 10:57am

KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Naturalist Club wants to turn the McArthur Island golf course into a different kind of 'green.'

Earlier this week the ​course's operator announced he wouldn't be renewing the lease on the property handing it over to the city.

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Three volunteer fire departments receive generous donation from Lions Clubs

By Chad Klassen
October 20, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: October 20, 2017 - 5:28pm

KAMLOOPS — This summer's historic wildfire season in B.C. was devastating.

More than 1.2 million hectares burned across the province. Within the TNRD, 215 structures were destroyed, including the Loon Lake Volunteer Fire Hall. The wreckage is gone, but the rebuild has yet to begin. 

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Wildfire smoke in Kamloops had 'significant' impacts on health: report

By Greg Fry
October 19, 2017 - 10:51am Updated: October 20, 2017 - 9:00am

KAMLOOPS — A new study confirmed what many in Kamloops already suspected: this summer's wildfire smoke "significantly impacted health and healthy lifestyles."

The report was released by Kamloops Physicians for a Healthy Environment Society today (Oct. 19).

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Kamloops area farm offers plethora of pumpkin-related fun

By Adam Donnelly
October 16, 2017 - 12:03pm Updated: October 16, 2017 - 1:55pm

KAMLOOPS — It’s become a tradition for many families in Kamloops, heading out to Sunset Valley Farm to peruse the vast pumpkin fields, in search of the perfect pumpkin; as that tradition has grown, so has the number of activities the farm offers to those who come out for that quintessential Thomp

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