Kamloops News

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Kamloops Mounties say distracted driving getting worse, not better

By Chad Klassen / James Peters
March 23, 2017 - 5:30pm

KAMLOOPS — The fines are harsher and there's more police presence, but drivers around BC including in Kamloops still aren't leaving their phones alone.

Central Interior Traffic Services pulled over dozens of vehicles today during a distracted driving blitz on Columbia Street West.

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Child recovering after medical incident at Canada Games Pool

By James Peters
March 23, 2017 - 4:37pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 5:54pm

KAMLOOPS — The child who was the subject of a frantic emergency call to the Canada Games Pool yesterday has been released from hospital.

According to a news release from the City of Kamloops, the young child experienced a - quote - "medical incident" yesterday afternoon.

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Ask Wellness treating supervised injection sites as an experiment

By Vanessa Ybarra
March 22, 2017 - 6:00pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 9:17pm

KAMLOOPS —  With this year's fentanyl-related deaths about to reach double-digits, it's clear the province-wide epidemic is far from over.

Last week, Kamloops city council voted in favour of opening two mobile injection sites, one on the North Shore and one on the South Shore.