KARI RUBEL DIDN’T KNOW WHO TO CALL.
The needles had been left among some cedar bushes in an elevated concrete planter.
Nearby was a garbage receptacle that was overflowing with trash, and that needed addressing as well.
Rubel called the City of Kamloops and got transferred from department to department in a futile wild goose chase.
James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.