Kamloops residents appear very eager to have their voices heard on the question of borrowing money to build a performing arts centre. The City of Kamloops says 1,529 ballots were cast in the first day of advanced voting yesterday.
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.
October 23, 2015 - 12:41pmUpdated: November 17, 2015 - 10:29am
Soldiers - veterans and hundreds of Canadian citizens stood at the National War Memorial to mark the first anniversary of the attacks on Parliament Hill. On October 22nd, a lone gunman fatally shot Corporal Nathan Cirillo on the steps of the National War Memorial - as he stood ceremonial guard.
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.