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TNRD debris removal program to help those affected by 2021 wildfires

Property owners may be eligible for reimbursement or clean-up assistance

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Clearwater men lose appeal to have seized dogs returned to them

Nine pit bulls were seized from the property on Dec. 30, 2021

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TNRD board issues apology for actions of former CAO

The letter acknowledges ‘lack of accountability and board oversight’

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Over 65 per cent of survey respondents say they have very poor confidence in the board of the Thompson-Nicola Regional District to make fiscally-sound decisions. (Screenshot/Kamloops Voters Society)

Survey shows distrust in TNRD board

The Kamloops Voters Society has released results from its survey on the…

Over 65 per cent of survey respondents say they have very poor confidence in the board of the Thompson-Nicola Regional District to make fiscally-sound decisions. (Screenshot/Kamloops Voters Society)
Darren Coates, Barb Smith, Carman Smith and Mary MacLennan don viking attire, ready to protect the wee baby heir, Haakon Haakonson, for the Wells Gray Outdoors Club Birchleg event at the Candle Creek Trails the morning of Saturday, Feb. 12. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Darren Coates, Barb Smith, Carman Smith and Mary MacLennan don viking attire, ready to protect the wee baby heir, Haakon Haakonson, for the Wells Gray Outdoors Club Birchleg event at the Candle Creek Trails the morning of Saturday, Feb. 12. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres that will see temporary service reductions restored. (File photo)

IH to resume most regular services, following temporary cutbacks

Health centres in Ashcroft and New Denver will continue with reduced services

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres that will see temporary service reductions restored. (File photo)
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Kamloops Voters Society survey seeks input about TNRD spending

Survey asks questions about recent TNRD spending scandals surrounding former CAO

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An aerial view towards the west over Clearwater shows Dutch Lake on the left and Clearwater Peak in the background. (File photo)

Districts of Barriere, Clearwater see minimal growth: Census 2021

Both municipalities saw an increase in population of about three per cent over five years

An aerial view towards the west over Clearwater shows Dutch Lake on the left and Clearwater Peak in the background. (File photo)
The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library now has radon detecting kits available to borrow. (Wikimedia Commons image)
The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library now has radon detecting kits available to borrow. (Wikimedia Commons image)
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Interior Health tops daily COVID-19 case count Tuesday

Provincial health report numbers show region with 376 new cases

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SD73 implements ‘staff vaccination procedure’

Vaccination procedure for staff ‘is an important step in continuing to privilege student and staff safety in our district now and in the future’

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Trucks are lined up at many major roadways in Ottawa. (Photo submitted by Al Fortin)

Two North Thompson men holdouts in Ottawa protest

Both of the men say they will stay until COVID-19 mandates are lifted

Trucks are lined up at many major roadways in Ottawa. (Photo submitted by Al Fortin)
A semi-trailer lost a load of rig mats on Highway 5, near Avola. A flagging crew is controlling the single-lane alternating traffic. (Cliff Stellinga/Facebook)
A semi-trailer lost a load of rig mats on Highway 5, near Avola. A flagging crew is controlling the single-lane alternating traffic. (Cliff Stellinga/Facebook)
Horses and other large animals will soon be able to access emergency care in North Thompson after a new coalition secured a mobile vet for the area. (File photo)

Recruitment coalition secures vet for large animals

New mobile clinic coming to North Thompson

Horses and other large animals will soon be able to access emergency care in North Thompson after a new coalition secured a mobile vet for the area. (File photo)
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Grant funding approved for caribou rehabilitation in region

A program focused on restoring caribou habitats in British Columbia approved 14…

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TNRD frustrated with lack of communication from Interior Health Authority

Board members were taken off guard after announcement of change to health care services

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Barriere and District Health Centre is located at 4537 Barriere Town Road in Barriere, B.C. (Star/Journal file photo)

Emergency room at Barriere clinic to close, lab services one day per week

The changes in service are due to a high number of sick calls in health care

Barriere and District Health Centre is located at 4537 Barriere Town Road in Barriere, B.C. (Star/Journal file photo)
Kamloops Court House. (Kamloops This Week photo)

Trucking company says they have no part in lawsuit against dead Clearwater man

The lawsuit is seeking damages due to an incident in 2020

Kamloops Court House. (Kamloops This Week photo)
Highway 5 about 15 kilometres south of Avola at Wire Cache rest area, looking north. (DriveBC)

Travel advisories, closures on Hwy 5 issued by DriveBC

Current weather conditions have made for icy roadways in some areas

Highway 5 about 15 kilometres south of Avola at Wire Cache rest area, looking north. (DriveBC)
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UPDATE: Dunn Lake Road re-opened after avalanche cleared

The slide was reported late Wednesday afternoon

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