Welcome home Elli!

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The Olympics are over, and it’s time to welcome athletes home. On Saturday, April 5 a welcome back celebration for Sun Peaks slalom skier Elli Terwiel, Kamloops speed skating silver medalist Jessica Hewitt, and local Olympic officials will take place from noon to 2 p.m. at the McArthur Island Olympic Ice Sheet. It will include hearing the … [Read more...]

Freedom to ride

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Speed skiing, slopestyle, ski cross and other ski and snowboard events have become household words, but have you heard of freeskiing? The “new age” downhill event has competitors hit natural features such as pillows, drops and trees as well as terrain park rails, boxes and jumps. Each skier has the freedom to choose their own line while judges … [Read more...]

Kamloops theatre gets intimate

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Coming soon to an ally near you, Dancing Monkey presents Frank McGuiness’ “Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me” March 6 to 8. The production will take place in an empty commercial space, accessed via an ally, with small audiences to create an intimate atmosphere. “This is a show about men who are hostages in Lebanon, and we really want to make the … [Read more...]