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EDITORIAL - 11th-Hour Award goes to KCBIA for nick-of-time parking reprieve

An ArmchairMayor.ca editorial by Mel Rothenburger.

I WANT TO congratulate the Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association for discovering, four years after it was scheduled, that a 25-cent-an-hour parking-rate increase wouldn’t be popular. 97 more words

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McQUARRIE - Proposed new business fines could spell trouble in River City

WHILE I WATCHED last week’s City Council meeting, I couldn’t help but think of the Broadway play, Music Man.  A story about the arrival of a pool table in conservative small-town America. 139 more words

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COMMUNITY - Pizza campout raising funds to help local homeless youth

More than 50 people will camp out in front of a Kamloops pizza store on Friday in support of homeless youth.

Individuals, families, businesses, non-profits and even a couple of City councillors will crawl into their sleeping bags and hunker down for the night under cardboard boxes to raise funds for the initiative. 372 more words

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EDITORIAL - Horgan’s reluctant decision to approve Site C was the right call

An ArmchairMayor.ca editorial by Mel Rothenburger.

SO, SITE C is a go. Which leaves about half the people in B.C. happy as clams, and the other half mad as hatters. 346 more words

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POLICE - Charges laid against alleged gang associates after RCMP drug raids

Charges have been laid after an investigation of alleged drug trafficking activities by suspects RCMP say are Red Scorpion associates.

Cpl. Jodie Shelkie said today (Dec. 436 more words

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GINTA - Why a different approach is needed this holiday season and beyond

LAST WEEK, the conservation group Sea Legacy (co-founded by Canadian-born photographer and marine biologist Paul Nicklen and his partner Cristina Mittermeier, also a conservationist, photographer, and writer,) released a video of a starving polar bear, aiming to draw attention to an issue that is not new but is getting increasingly worrisome: the impact of climate change on wildlife and the environment, human life included, since we are, truly, but a piece of the big puzzle we call life. 100 more words

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NATIONAL PULSE - We prefer physical stores, but increasingly shop online

Entertainment media by far the commodity
Canadians most prefer to buy online

December 11, 2017 – It’s been a rough couple of years for retail giants. 251 more words

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