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Trina Hunt's remains were found in the Hope area on March 29. (Photo courtesy of IHIT.)

Trina Hunt’s family angry and frustrated as her murder remains unsolved

It’s been one year since the Port Moody woman disappeared. Her body was found in Hope weeks later

Steve Roberts is the 2021 BC Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee in the category of working cowboy. (Photo credit: Submitted)

BC Cowboy Hall of Fame announces 2021 inductee in working cowboy category

Cariboo cowboy Steve Roberts is an accomplished cattleman, horse trainer and farrier

  • Jan 16, 2022
The BC Homeowners Grant in 2022 will provide in northern or rural areas as much as $770, or up to $1,045 for seniors or people who have a disability. (Metro Creative photo)

Home Owner Grant helps people with property taxes

New threshold ensures that 92 per cent of residential properties are covered by the grant

The BC Homeowners Grant in 2022 will provide in northern or rural areas as much as $770, or up to $1,045 for seniors or people who have a disability. (Metro Creative photo)
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UPDATE: Dunn Lake Road re-opened after avalanche cleared

The slide was reported late Wednesday afternoon

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DriveBC camera in Little Fort at Highway 5 and Highway 24 junction, looking north, at 10:22 a.m. Jan. 12. (DriveBC)
DriveBC camera in Little Fort at Highway 5 and Highway 24 junction, looking north, at 10:22 a.m. Jan. 12. (DriveBC)
Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.

Caputo pushes for natural gas for North Thompson

Access to natural gas service is something residents in the North Thompson…

Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
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With audit done at TNRD, criminal probe remains

The RCMP’s investigation of activities at the TNRD may be completed in mid-January

  • Jan 12, 2022
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SD73 advises Agate Bay School Bus not running until further notice

Expected wait up to two weeks unless replacement driver found

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A student walks off the bus at the Bancroft Elementary School in Montreal, on Monday, August 31, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)
A student walks off the bus at the Bancroft Elementary School in Montreal, on Monday, August 31, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)
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No appointment necessary for rapid COVID-19 tests in Interior Health

Limited supplies are available and reserved for at-risk individuals

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Part 2: B.C.’s community forests are at the heart of sustaining rural regions

An interview with Lower North Thompson Community Forest Association Chair Harley Wright

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Tips given to Northern BC Crime Stoppers led to nine arrests in 2021. (Pixabay image)

Northern BC Crime Stoppers tips led to $15,000 in drug and cash seizures last year

The group received nearly 1,000 tips in 2021, only lagging 2020’s totals

Tips given to Northern BC Crime Stoppers led to nine arrests in 2021. (Pixabay image)
Building spotted floating down the Fraser River past Maple Ridge. (Facebook/Special to The News)
Building spotted floating down the Fraser River past Maple Ridge. (Facebook/Special to The News)
Frank Caputo, MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Looking into 2022 with hope and optimism

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo looks into New Year

  • Jan 6, 2022
Frank Caputo, MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Surveillance video shows the suspect, wearing black clothing, a face mask and an orange high visibility vest, standing next to a white pickup truck at a Barriere Esso gas pump on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at 3:45 p.m. (Photo submitted by Barriere RCMP)

White pickup with key in ignition stolen from Barriere Esso

Police remind drivers to refrain from leaving vehicles unlocked and/or with keys inside

Surveillance video shows the suspect, wearing black clothing, a face mask and an orange high visibility vest, standing next to a white pickup truck at a Barriere Esso gas pump on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at 3:45 p.m. (Photo submitted by Barriere RCMP)
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UPDATE: Snowfall warning issued for North Thompson

As much as 25 cm of snow is expected in parts of the region

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Learn more about the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and how you can help those living with dementia, go to; www.dontchange.ca

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Learn more about dementia and its stark impact on Canadians

  • Jan 5, 2022
Learn more about the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and how you can help those living with dementia, go to; www.dontchange.ca
A barn is shown engulfed in flames on a property in McLure the afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 29. No people or animals were hurt in the blaze. (Facebook photo)

Barn lost in McLure, animals given temporary housing

An afternoon structure fire on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, completely destroyed a…

A barn is shown engulfed in flames on a property in McLure the afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 29. No people or animals were hurt in the blaze. (Facebook photo)
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BC Assessment values up in the North Thompson region

The average value of residential properties in B.C. increased by 22 per cent

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