Westsyde Road continues to be a hazard

Traffic light

WEDNESDAY MORNING EDITORIAL — Details of a pedestrian-driver accident on Westsyde Road Tuesday are pretty sketchy, as police reports often are. RCMP stick to the basics, providing a few facts and letting the justice system take over from there. What we know is that a 13-year-old boy was in a crosswalk on Westsyde Road when […]

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital staff ‘terribly shaken’ by murder of colleague, says IHA

Dr. Helmcken Meomrial Hospital.

CLEARWATER — Colleagues at Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital are deeply shaken by the death of a woman who was found murdered in her home on Easter Sunday, says the Interior Health Authority. Angila Wilson, 33, was found by RCMP Monday morning. A man believed to be her common-law husband, from whom she had separated, was […]

Puppy recovering from pellet-shot wounds

Recovering, but who did it? (SPCA photo)

A four-month-old German shepherd puppy is recovering from multiple pellet-shot wounds after being found in a B.C. provincial park near Niskonlith Lake, near Chase. The B.C. SPCA has launched an investigation and is hoping someone in the community has information about the person or persons responsible. “Some individuals out walking their dogs by Nisquanles Lake […]

Young pedestrian struck in crosswalk


NEWS/ POLICE — A young pedestrian suffered minor injuries at about 3:20 p.m. today when he was struck in a crosswalk at Westsyde Road and Anderson Terrace. Witnesses told RCMP a 13-year-old was crossing the roadway in a designated crosswalk while the signal lights were activated when the accident occurred. No alcohol was involved. The […]

Annual Peterson Creek Park cleanup Saturday

COMMUNITY NEWS — The Sagebrush Neighbourhood Association will host its second annual cleanup of Peterson Creek Park on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Meet at the parking lot at the north end of the park with road access off of Columbia Street. Cleanup supplies such as trash bags and gloves will […]

Charges expected today in Clearwater murder

Home on Steeg Road. (CFJC-TV)

NEWS/ POLICE — Charges are expected today in connection with the murder of a Clearwater woman over the weekend. Police surrounded a Joyce Road home in north Clearwater for several hours and took a man into custody late Monday. The victim was found dead about 10 a.m. in her home on Steeg Road. It’s believed […]

Teachers set to start job action Wednesday; here’s a rundown on what it’s all about

BCTF pres. Jim Iker.

Kamloops teachers will join others across the province tomorrow in limited job action to press their case with the province and with the B.C. Public School Employers Association in contract talks. Kamloops Thompson Teachers Association executive members won’t comment on the action, but here’s a summary of what it’s all about. Teachers voted 89 per […]


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