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Ice and avalanche risks rise with increasing temperature

By Jill Sperling
January 16, 2017 - 4:52pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 9:23am

KAMLOOPS — Kamloops will see a reprieve from the cold weather this week, with temperatures reaching well above zero. While that sounds like good news for the outdoor enthusiast, it could spell trouble for those who fail to plan for changing conditions. 

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SD73 cold weather decisions up to individual schools

By James Peters
January 13, 2017 - 1:11pm Updated: January 13, 2017 - 2:06pm

KAMLOOPS — Cold temperatures like the ones Kamloops has experienced this week present a conundrum for elementary school administrators.

They must decide whether to keep students inside and warm during break times, or to send them out for much-needed exercise and physical activity.