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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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Heavy winds bring trees down, City of Kamloops advises residents to stay out of parks

By James Peters
October 17, 2017 - 11:26am Updated: October 17, 2017 - 5:26pm

KAMLOOPS — Heavy winds caused chaos in Kamloops Tuesday as a storm system blew into the BC Interior.

Beginning at about 11:00 a.m., emergency crews began responding to multiple reports of trees down, including some over power lines.