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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for the North Thompson

Special weather statement follows warning of daytime highs of 29 to 38 C for the area

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Janet (left) and Karen Johnson. (Shelley Woods Boden/Facebook)

Parole hearing for convicted killer in Johnson-Bentley murders pushed to September

An application was submitted by David Ennis’ lawyers to extend the hearing deadline for day parole

Janet (left) and Karen Johnson. (Shelley Woods Boden/Facebook)
Research suggests this map of the Trans Mountain Pipeline corridor is the most active region for Metis land and resource use. There are numerous key sites the Metis used for hunting, fishing, trap lines, medicines and camping, among other uses, according to multiple community members. (Segment 4 map / BC Metis Federation Terrestrial Study 2020)

Valley Voices: The Metis people in the North Thompson Valley

The Metis have a strong history in the valley

Research suggests this map of the Trans Mountain Pipeline corridor is the most active region for Metis land and resource use. There are numerous key sites the Metis used for hunting, fishing, trap lines, medicines and camping, among other uses, according to multiple community members. (Segment 4 map / BC Metis Federation Terrestrial Study 2020)
Footage taken from across the gas station in Little Fort shows the traffic stopped on Highway 5. (Photo courtesy of Pam Jim)

UPDATE: Person trapped, air ambulance responding after semi slams into car on Highway 5

Two people were air-lifted to hospital in Kamloops.

Footage taken from across the gas station in Little Fort shows the traffic stopped on Highway 5. (Photo courtesy of Pam Jim)
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Evacuation alert issued for residents south of Lytton

The TNRD Emergency Operations Centre in Kamloops says a wildfire in the area poses a threat to structures and residents.

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Matthew Robson and Corally Delwo are both candidates for the People's Party of Canada nomination for the Kamloops-Thomspon-Cariboo federal riding. A meeting will be held June 27 where local PPC members will cast their vote. (Danny Jones / People's Party of Canada)

Two candidates fight for PPC nomination

Local PPC members will vote for their nominee on June 27

Matthew Robson and Corally Delwo are both candidates for the People's Party of Canada nomination for the Kamloops-Thomspon-Cariboo federal riding. A meeting will be held June 27 where local PPC members will cast their vote. (Danny Jones / People's Party of Canada)
This bird’s eye view shows the tanker truck fire on Highway 24. (Photo taken by Kurtis Rainer)

UPDATE: Tanker filled with gasoline explodes, fire crews save second tanker of diesel, during Highway 24 blaze

Driver pulled into the runaway lane after the truck wheels caught fire

This bird’s eye view shows the tanker truck fire on Highway 24. (Photo taken by Kurtis Rainer)
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Clearwater man convicted of sexually assaulting two young girls

The offences took place in the early 2000s.

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Capt. Jennifer Casey, the Snowbirds’ public affairs officer, was killed in the May 17, 2020, crash of a squadron jet in Kamloops. This photo of her was taken in the Okanagan during a July 2019 visit by the team. (Mark Brett/ Black Press Media)

Kamloops plans future memorial for fallen Snowbird

The memorial, for Capt. Jennifer Casey, will have a home in the future Fulton Field Park

Capt. Jennifer Casey, the Snowbirds’ public affairs officer, was killed in the May 17, 2020, crash of a squadron jet in Kamloops. This photo of her was taken in the Okanagan during a July 2019 visit by the team. (Mark Brett/ Black Press Media)
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Mosquito reduction won’t expand to Blue River due to public assent failure

The public assent didn’t receive the number of signatures required to expand the service to the community.

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The TNRD is undertaking a Master Trails Plan for the community of Blue River. (Darcy Lawrey / Pexels Photo)

TNRD to develop trails plan for Blue River

A survey is available for public input on the TNRD website.

The TNRD is undertaking a Master Trails Plan for the community of Blue River. (Darcy Lawrey / Pexels Photo)
The Clearwater River Road suffered a washout July 2, 2020, about 12 kilometres up the road. (Submitted photo)

Unstable ground leaves Clearwater River Road impassible

The road provides access to hiking, camping and waterfalls in Wells Gray Provincial Park.

The Clearwater River Road suffered a washout July 2, 2020, about 12 kilometres up the road. (Submitted photo)
An ewe (a female sheep) is pictured with her triplets, part of the herd at Aveley Ranch. The lambers need to keep an eye on the sheep that give birth to more than one lamb as sometimes the mothers may not have enough milk to feed the little ones. These “orphans” would then need to be bottle fed instead. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

It’s lambing season at Vavenby’s popular heritage sheep ranch

About 1,000 lambs will be born when the season ends.

An ewe (a female sheep) is pictured with her triplets, part of the herd at Aveley Ranch. The lambers need to keep an eye on the sheep that give birth to more than one lamb as sometimes the mothers may not have enough milk to feed the little ones. These “orphans” would then need to be bottle fed instead. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
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TNRD to test emergency alert app

The Voyent Alert! emergency notification will be sent April 23.

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Carlos Sigurnjak was found near where his blue hatchback was found. (Facebook photo)

Missing man found after two days

A man from Kelowna who went missing the afternoon of April 6…

Carlos Sigurnjak was found near where his blue hatchback was found. (Facebook photo)
Carlos Sigurnjak went missing about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, according to a Facebook post by his family. (Facebook/Carlos Sigurnjak profile)

UPDATE: Clearwater RCMP find missing man from Kelowna

Sigurnjak was found just before 2 p.m. April 8 by a passerby.

Carlos Sigurnjak went missing about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, according to a Facebook post by his family. (Facebook/Carlos Sigurnjak profile)
Two youth, who have been identified as "accomplices" of the Tiny House Warriors and Braided Warriors, have attached themselves to a large piece of equipment at a Trans Mountain pump station in Blue River. (Submitted/Tiny House Warriors; Braided Warriors)

Protesters arrested after more than 12-hour lockdown at Trans Mountain pump station

The two youth have been arrested for breaking and entering after being on lockdown since 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Two youth, who have been identified as "accomplices" of the Tiny House Warriors and Braided Warriors, have attached themselves to a large piece of equipment at a Trans Mountain pump station in Blue River. (Submitted/Tiny House Warriors; Braided Warriors)
About 12,000 customers are without power druing a wind storm Monday afternoon. (File photo)

Residents across North Thompson Valley say power has been restored

While their power may be on, many residents concerned about how long it took to bring it back

About 12,000 customers are without power druing a wind storm Monday afternoon. (File photo)
The Thomas family. From l-r: Parker's mom, Krista, sister, Morgan, Parker, brother, Harris and dad, Scott. (YouTube video screenshot)

Clearwater’s Parker Thomas wants to be a YouTube star, and you can help

In just a few days, the video has been viewed over 5,500 times

The Thomas family. From l-r: Parker's mom, Krista, sister, Morgan, Parker, brother, Harris and dad, Scott. (YouTube video screenshot)
The Thomas family. From l-r: Parker's mom, Krista, sister, Morgan, Parker, brother, Harris and dad, Scott. (YouTube video screenshot)

Clearwater’s Parker Thomas wants to be a YouTube star

Video has been viewed over 7,000 times already

The Thomas family. From l-r: Parker's mom, Krista, sister, Morgan, Parker, brother, Harris and dad, Scott. (YouTube video screenshot)