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  1. Six weeks have gone by since Research Co. and Glacier Media first asked about the concept of “Vaccine Passports.” At the time, the promise of an earlier return to regular activity seemed feasible, and vaccination efforts across the country appeared to be progressing well. A lot has...
  2. A shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school has injured three people, and a suspect is in custody. Police and ambulances responded Thursday to Rigby Middle School. Law enforcement told Idaho Falls television station KIFI-TV that two students and one adult had injuries that were not believed t...
  3. Nearly 200 more B.C. communities will be tapping 5G services from Telus Corp. (TSX:T) by year’s end, part of an additional $54 billion in nationwide infrastructure and operations spending the Vancouver-based telecom giant is earmarking through to 2024. Telus revealed Thursday it would be ro...
  4. UPDATE: 9:25 a.m. A pile driving company says it is waiting on permits to remove one of its floating platforms that is beached at the north end of Wood Lake. A spokesman says the platform will be moved once the necessary permits are received. "We will obviously move it sooner if the di...
  5. A pickup went off Highway 97 just north of Vernon Thursday morning, coming to rest on the railroad tracks beside Swan Lake. Tow trucks have now successfully removed the Toyota Tacoma, but as of 9:15 a.m., one lane of southbound traffic was still blocked at the scene near the weigh scales. It&#...
  6. When Vancouver Police responded to a call about a maskless man inside an East Vancouver gas station, they found him lying on his back – just before he lunged at them. The VPD officers were called to the gas station on May 2 about 4:20 a.m. According to a release, staff had asked the man...
  7. An online petition calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled has gained tens of thousands of signatures since being launched in Japan only days ago. The rollout of the petition comes with Tokyo, Osaka and several other areas under a state of emergency with coronavirus infections rising &mdas...
  8. Local Mounties have called in a specialized RCMP financial-crimes investigative team to look into a potentially criminal spending scandal at the Thompson-Nicola Regional District. In March, TNRD representatives contacted the Kamloops RCMP detachment and turned over evidence thought to potentially...
  9. Kamloops city council voted to finalize the 2021 budget and property tax rate on Tuesday, approving the lowest budgeted tax increase in over a decade. The property tax increase within the city’s budget is 0.93 per cent, which translates to an additional $20.72 for the average residential ho...
  10. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says economic conditions could return to pre-pandemic levels and moderate the pace of home sales by the end of 2023 if broad immunity to COVID-19 is achieved this year. The federal housing agency predicts sales will be slowed by increasing mortgage rates an...