Thompson Nicola Regional District

Director Jill Hayward: TNRD provides many services for residents of Area ‘O’

By Jill Hayward Seasons greetings to all the folks who live in…

  • Jan 15, 2023

 

Highlights from the latest TNRD meeting provides by TNRD staff.

TNRD chair acknowledges efforts to fix leaks in Vavenby community water system

Merlin Blackwell acclaimed as Thomspon Regional Hospital District acting chair

  • Jan 2, 2023

 

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library, in partnership with Riversong Guitars of Kamloops, has launched a free Ukulele Lending Program through all its branches. (Photo credit: TNRL file photo)

Free Ukulele Lending Program now available at all Thompson-Nicola libraries

Program is similar to wildly successful Guitar Lending Program launched earlier this year

 

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TNRD: Audit recommendations near complete

Jessica Wallace Kamloops This Week The Thompson Nicola Regional District says it…

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Shackan Indian Band Chief Arnold Lampreau. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)

Thompson-Nicola Indigenous bands still reeling from flood that destroyed highway

About 20 hectares of agricultural land lost to November 2021 flood

Shackan Indian Band Chief Arnold Lampreau. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)
Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s newest Area O (Lower North Thompson) director is longtime Louis Creek rancher and Barriere Star Journal editor Jill Hayward, pictured here with her husband Bob and two canine companions. (Hayward photo)

Barriere Star Journal editor takes on role of TNRD Area O (Lower North Thompson) director

Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s newest Area O (Lower North Thompson) director is longtime…

Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s newest Area O (Lower North Thompson) director is longtime Louis Creek rancher and Barriere Star Journal editor Jill Hayward, pictured here with her husband Bob and two canine companions. (Hayward photo)
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A dumped load of commercial garbage within the TNRD containing an excessive amount of corrugated cardboard, which can easily be recycled at any TNRD Eco-Depot. (Photo credit: TNRD)

TNRD makes carboard recycling mandatory for commercial haulers

The bylaw is effective as of Sept. 1

  • Sep 2, 2022
A dumped load of commercial garbage within the TNRD containing an excessive amount of corrugated cardboard, which can easily be recycled at any TNRD Eco-Depot. (Photo credit: TNRD)
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TNRD RV bylaw amidst soaring home prices and lack of housing

To the editor, They are back! It’s alive! I remember about three…

  • Sep 1, 2022
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New Thompson-Nicola Film Commissioner Terri Hadwin. (Photo credit: LinkedIn)

New TNRD film commissioner hitting the road to showcase the region

Terri Hadwin has extensive experience in the TNRD and its arts scene

New Thompson-Nicola Film Commissioner Terri Hadwin. (Photo credit: LinkedIn)
Thompson Nicola Regional District Area ‘O’ Director Bill Kershaw. (S/J file photo

The role of an area director for the TNRD

By Bill Kershaw, Area ‘O’ Director for the Thompson Nicola Regional District…

  • Jul 21, 2022
Thompson Nicola Regional District Area ‘O’ Director Bill Kershaw. (S/J file photo
Burn it, bag it, or compost it? These youngsters — pictured at Lac Le Jeune in August 2021 — know the right answer when it comes to disposing of invasive plants. (Photo credit: TNIPMC)

Burn it or bag it? Do weed control the right way with proper disposal

If invasive plants aren’t disposed of properly, they can cause a lot of damage

  • Jul 16, 2022
Burn it, bag it, or compost it? These youngsters — pictured at Lac Le Jeune in August 2021 — know the right answer when it comes to disposing of invasive plants. (Photo credit: TNIPMC)
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TNRD expense policy deserves further comment

To the editor, Your May 26, 2022, article entitled “TNRD expense policy…

  • Jun 23, 2022
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The Thompson Nicola Regional District Board consists of 26 Directors. The next General Local Election in British Columbia will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2022. (Black Press file photo)

Chris Ortner announces candidacy for TNRD Area ‘O’ Director

Chris Ortner says he has spent more than 50 years in and…

The Thompson Nicola Regional District Board consists of 26 Directors. The next General Local Election in British Columbia will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2022. (Black Press file photo)
The TNRD operated two Resiliency Centres in Kamloops last year, including this one at Northills Mall pictured in July 2021. The centres were open for a total of 143 days, while more than 60 TNRD staff logged more than 11,000 hours at the Emergency Operations Centre. (Photo credit: TNRD)

TNRD activates Emergency Operations Centre for the season

Later than usual flood risk could push flooding into fire season and present a challenge

The TNRD operated two Resiliency Centres in Kamloops last year, including this one at Northills Mall pictured in July 2021. The centres were open for a total of 143 days, while more than 60 TNRD staff logged more than 11,000 hours at the Emergency Operations Centre. (Photo credit: TNRD)
Members of the Sagebrush Neighbourhood Association in Kamloops showing off their invasive weed pull spoils in 2020. This year’s Weed Pull Challenge gets underway on June 1 and runs through Aug. 31. (Photo credit: TNIPMC)

Weed Pull Challenge on through Aug. 31 to battle invasive plants

Groups throughout the TNRD encouraged to weed out invasive plants and compete for prizes

Members of the Sagebrush Neighbourhood Association in Kamloops showing off their invasive weed pull spoils in 2020. This year’s Weed Pull Challenge gets underway on June 1 and runs through Aug. 31. (Photo credit: TNIPMC)
Oxeye daisies look pretty, but they are an invasive species throughout the TNRD. (Photo credit: Pixabay/Wikimedia images)

Clinton and Clearwater among five communities joining invasive plant program

Residents now have free access to resources, including consultation and removal of invasive plants

Oxeye daisies look pretty, but they are an invasive species throughout the TNRD. (Photo credit: Pixabay/Wikimedia images)
Gareth Smart is the new Thompson-Nicola Film Commissioner. (Photo credit: TNRD)

New film commissioner looking forward to taking region to next level

Gareth Smart says film commissioner position is his dream job

Gareth Smart is the new Thompson-Nicola Film Commissioner. (Photo credit: TNRD)
The Thompson Nicola Regional District say the Agate Bay Boat Launch has received some much needed repairs and is now ready for the boating season. (TNRD Facebook photo)

TNRD completes repairs to Agate Bay Boat Launch

Successful repairs are reported as having been completed to the Agate Bay…

The Thompson Nicola Regional District say the Agate Bay Boat Launch has received some much needed repairs and is now ready for the boating season. (TNRD Facebook photo)
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TNRD hits pause on vaccine policy

CAO said the decision comes as a result of changes to the status of the pandemic

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