Pramod Thapa awarded Athlete of the Year


Not many people share Pramod Thapa’s drive and determination. He only started skiing two seasons ago, and yet he had three podium finishes in Whistler last April, beaten only by provincial team members at the B.C. Provincial Para-Alpine Championships. Born with cerebral palsy, the eighteen-year-old already had a black belt in karate coming … [Read more...]

Accidental lockup prompts changes at Heffley Creek landfill


A resident and her five-year-old son almost spent the night at the dump after employees left for the day, accidentally locking them in. Upper Louis Creek resident Rebecca Advocaat went to the Heffley Creek dump about 20 minutes before closing to unload some dirt and brush before heading home. “I went past the attendant’s station and there … [Read more...]

Torch Relay slated for Western Canada Summer Games opening day


After 10 months of planning, the Western Canada Summer Games has finally announced the route for the Torch Relay. The Torch will begin its journey at the Kamloops Airport on opening day, Aug. 5 at 2:45 p.m. where local dignitaries Mayor Peter Milobar, MLA Kevin Krueger and MLA and Minister of Environment Terry Lake will start it on its way through … [Read more...]