Kamloops

Kamloops Court House. (Kamloops This Week photo)

Clearwater woman convicted of manslaughter

Ashley Tschritter had been charged with second-degree murder of her husband

  • Dec 5, 2022

 

Kelowna resident Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops on Friday, Nov. 11. (Kamloops RCMP/Submitted)

Friends organize search party for missing Kelowna man

The search will take place Saturday in Kamloops where he was last seen

  • Nov 30, 2022

 

Kelowna man Joseph Driscoll, 43, has been missing since Dec. 12 when he was last seen in Kamloops. (Kamloops RCMP)

Kamloops police reveal new information on missing Kelowna man

Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops and has been missing since November 12

 

Kelowna resident Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops on Friday, Nov. 11 (Photo - Kamloops RCMP)

Missing Kelowna man last seen in Kamloops

Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops on Friday, Nov. 11

Kelowna resident Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops on Friday, Nov. 11 (Photo - Kamloops RCMP)
Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.

2 wanted B.C. men died in Ontario plane crash due to inexperienced pilot, poor visibility

Investigations found that the plane was overloaded and the pilot was not certified to fly in the adverse conditions

Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.
Kamloops Search and Rescue manager Alan Hobler told KTW there were some civilians who showed up on the mountain on Nov. 13, 2022, who wanted to help, but they were told to leave. (Image/ Kamloops Search and Rescue)

Man accused of being belligerent to SAR volunteers during Kamloops mountain rescue

A man was released without charge after allegedly acting belligerently toward rescuers

  • Nov 15, 2022
Kamloops Search and Rescue manager Alan Hobler told KTW there were some civilians who showed up on the mountain on Nov. 13, 2022, who wanted to help, but they were told to leave. (Image/ Kamloops Search and Rescue)
This rottweiler cross was found in a stolen vehicle on the morning of Nov. 14. (RCMP/Submitted)

Kamloops RCMP looking for owner of puppy found in stolen truck

Break and enter was reported on morning of Nov. 14

This rottweiler cross was found in a stolen vehicle on the morning of Nov. 14. (RCMP/Submitted)
A fire in Kamloops prompted safety warnings from departments in the Interior over the potential dangers of lithium batteries. (Screenshot- Kamloops Fire Rescue, Facebook video)

Explosive footage from Kamloops prompts safety warnings over lithium batteries

Defective batteries can overheat, catch fire or explode: Kamloops Fire Rescue

A fire in Kamloops prompted safety warnings from departments in the Interior over the potential dangers of lithium batteries. (Screenshot- Kamloops Fire Rescue, Facebook video)
Kamloops RCMP arrested a Kelowna man with a Canada-wide warrant on Monday, Nov. 7 (Black Press Media files)

Kelowna man with Canada-wide warrant arrested in Kamloops after stealing security vehicle

Joseph Alain Parent, 46, was arrested on five charges on Monday, Nov. 7

Kamloops RCMP arrested a Kelowna man with a Canada-wide warrant on Monday, Nov. 7 (Black Press Media files)
Jessie Simpson was left with life-altering injuries after being attacked with a metal baseball bat June 19, 2016 (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Kamloops attack victim eagerly awaiting annual Christmas cards

Cards have come from as far as England to wish Jessie a Merry Christmas

  • Nov 7, 2022
Jessie Simpson was left with life-altering injuries after being attacked with a metal baseball bat June 19, 2016 (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
Shelter and outreach operators in the B.C. Interior, including several in the Okanagan, have authored an open letter to Interior Health, BC Housing and municipalities calling for changes to the way the “homeless crisis” is addressed. The letter was issued Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

‘We are tired of the futility’: Okanagan shelters call for changes to homelessness response

Open letter addressed to Interior Health, BC Housing, municipalities calls for ‘meaningful change’

Shelter and outreach operators in the B.C. Interior, including several in the Okanagan, have authored an open letter to Interior Health, BC Housing and municipalities calling for changes to the way the “homeless crisis” is addressed. The letter was issued Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The Ford F150 being driven dangerously by the man from Alberta. (BCRCMP)

Alberta man arrested following ‘drunken joyride’ from Kamloops to Golden

The man, driving a Ford F150, was speeding, passing illegally, and tailgating dangerously

The Ford F150 being driven dangerously by the man from Alberta. (BCRCMP)
(Black Press file photo)

Kamloops RCMP investigating body found in park

The body was discovered around 2:20 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29

(Black Press file photo)
This vehicle was set alight sometime overnight on Oct. 19 at TRU Auto Market in Kamloops — the business of incoming mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson.

Vehicle torched at business of Kamloops’ mayor-elect

Hamer-Jackson said he does not know if the damage is connected to his mayoral run

  • Oct 19, 2022
This vehicle was set alight sometime overnight on Oct. 19 at TRU Auto Market in Kamloops — the business of incoming mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson.
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TRU WolfPack snare ‘blue-chip’ recruit Sodaro of Kelowna Owls

Volleyball player is in Grade 12 at Kelowna Secondary School

  • Oct 13, 2022
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(Artem_Apukhtin/Pixabay photo)

Fire ban extended in Kamloops Fire Centre

Campfires under a half-metre wide by half-metre tall are allowed

  • Oct 12, 2022
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(Photo - @MerrittRCMP/Twitter)

Search ongoing for missing woman last seen on Highway 97C between Merritt and Logan Lake

Jacqueline McDermott was last seen on Thursday, Sept. 29

(Photo - @MerrittRCMP/Twitter)
Tristen Phillip of Vernon was last seen in Kamloops after 12 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, and there has been no known communication since with family and friends. (Contributed)

Vernon woman missing in Kamloops

Tristen Phillip, 24, last seen in Kamloops Oct. 2 at about 12:45 a.m.; no communication since

Tristen Phillip of Vernon was last seen in Kamloops after 12 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, and there has been no known communication since with family and friends. (Contributed)
Kamloops RCMP are searching for the identity of a second suspect in a break and enter on Summit Drive on Aug. 11 (Kamloops RCMP)

Kamloops RCMP looking to identify break-and-enter suspect

One of two suspects has been identified

  • Sep 12, 2022
Kamloops RCMP are searching for the identity of a second suspect in a break and enter on Summit Drive on Aug. 11 (Kamloops RCMP)
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