• Bridge work impacting Highway 5A this week

    By: KTW Drivers travelling between Merritt and Kamloops on Highway 5A need to use the Coquihalla Highway instead today and Thursday. The Quilchena Bridge on Highway 5A is closed to vehicle traffic today (Nov.14) and Thursday, Nov....

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  • UPDATED: Michael Boyer arrested after three day manhunt

    UPDATE (5:14 p.m.): RCMP have arrested Michael Boyer at a residence in Kamloops. by Kamloops This Week An altercation involving a handgun at the Tournament Inn in Valleyview on Saturday night sent a Kamloops Mountie to hospital...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Dealer with fentanyl-laced drugs gets 15-month sentence

    By: Tim Petruk (Kamloops This Week) A Surrey drug dealer arrested with fentanyl-laced heroin and other drugs during a traffic stop on the Coquihalla last year has been handed a 15-month prison sentence, despite the Crown suggesting...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Fentanyl courier awaits sentencing in Kamloops court

    By: Tim Petruk (Kamloops This Week) The Crown wants a Surrey man busted with fentanyl-laced heroin and other drugs during a traffic stop on the Coquihalla Highway last year to spend four years in federal prison. But...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Traffic blitz yields tickets for distracted driving and seatbelt infractions

    Police caught a number of people breaking the law during a traffic enforcement blitz in Merritt at two different locations on Tuesday (Sept. 26). In total six tickets for distracted driving related to cell phone use and...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Man arrested under Mental Health Act for trying to start fires

    A transient man attempting to light fires with cigarettes and diesel near the Quality Inn along Voght Street was arrested under the Mental Health Act yesterday (Aug. 2). “He was walking about, chain smoking cigarettes throwing...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • B.C. WILDFIRE: Firefighters battling new blazes in Kamloops Fire Centre

      A fire near Monte Lake ignited on Wednesday night, growing quickly throughout the evening to 150 hectares in size as of the following afternoon, reported the BC Wildfire Service on Thursday. “I think the speed and...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Stem-cell treatment arrives in Kamloops

    By: Jessica Wallace (Kamloops This Week) Gail Walsh didn’t want to spend the rest of her days waiting. The 72-year-old retired Peachland woman said she needed surgical procedures on both knees, hip, neck and back, but didn’t...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Million-dollar health research grant largest ever at TRU

    By: Kamloops This Week Thompson Rivers University has received its largest health research grant ever thanks to the Canadian Institute of Health Research — $1 million that will fund studies into First Nations and Indigenous health issues. TRU...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Merritt woman accused of skating away after setting home on fire

    By: Tim Petruk (KTW) A Merritt woman accused of setting her drug dealer’s home on fire before fleeing on a pair of Rollerblades will have to wait until next week to find out if she will be...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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