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2 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Company Hires After Great Co-op Experiences

So impressed by the quality of TRU's co-op students over the past few years, GE Capital recently took the plunge and hired one of its former students to a full-time position after his graduation this past spring.

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6 hrs ago | Salmon Arm Observer

Nominate packages for Chase election available

Election information for the Nov. 15 municipal election can be viewed at the Village of Chase website under Village Office, 2014 Election.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Bus crash triggered cascading emergency response

Chinese Consulate in Vancouver confirms that many injured on the bus crash on Thursday Aug. 28th 2014 are from China.

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Canada.com

'Swarms' of parasitic lampreys feed on bumper sockeye run

The parasitic Pacific lamprey is taking a bite out of the estimated more than 21 million sockeye returning to the Fraser River this year - a bumper harvest but short of the unexpectedly high returns of 2010.

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Canada.com

Kamloops student sues ex-boyfriend to pay for tuition for failed class after breakup

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.

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Northwest Music Scene

Kieran Strange to play five northwest dates on North America and Asia tour.

On the heels of a forthcoming EP titled Last Hero Standing , British rock musician Kieran Strange is currently undergoing a tour through North America and certain parts of Asia.

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GlobalNews

Woman suing ex-boyfriend over tuition

A 22-year-old B.C. woman is suing her ex-boyfriend to pay tuition for a class she says she failed due to distress over the breakup.

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Castanet.net

Bus crash update

Interior Health has announced that seven people are now listed in critical condition following Thursday afternoon's tour bus crash south of Merritt.

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The Chronicle Herald

56 injured, at least 5 critically, after tour bus rollover on B.C. highway

Dozens of tourists were injured, at least five of them critically, when a bus carrying them through a picturesque British Columbia mountain pass rolled over Thursday.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Centre has shows from A to Q this season

From a performance by three of B.C.'s most respected musicians, to a troupe of male Brazilian dancers, to a trip down Broadway's Avenue Q, the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Society is aptly celebrating lucky number 13 with music, theatre, dance, comedic and children's acts, and even a book smack, to keep everyone culturally fulfilled this season.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Ride the coasts of North America

No worries about driving on the wrong side of the road, no bitter recriminations over missed turns, no unwittingly passing the locations of momentous events - instead, room to move, food, drink and commentary mean that travelling by train beats a self-drive holiday hands down.

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Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Emotions run high at Qualicum school board meeting

With little sign of progress in the provincial labour situation, emotions were running high at the first School District 69 board meeting of the school year on Tuesday night "We recognize we're in the midst of what is a dispute between the provincial parties," District 69 superintendent Rollie Koop told the board.

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CBC News

56 injured in Coquihalla tour bus crash south of Merritt, B.C.

A long shot of the bus crash on the Coquihalla south of Merritt shows one ambulance on scene.

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CBC News

B.C. tour bus crashes on Coquihalla Highway near Merritt, 56 injured

A long shot of the bus crash on the Coquihalla south of Merritt shows one ambulance on scene.

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Canada.com

Six critical, 15 in serious condition after tour bus rolls over on Coquihalla Highway

Six passengers are in critical condition and being transported to nearby hospitals after a tour bus carrying 56 people rolled over about 20 kilometres south of Merritt on the Coquihalla Highway on Thursday afternoon.

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Canada.com

Charge against Mountie from Kamloops jail-sex incident under review

A judge wants to hear arguments from lawyers about the legality of the charge against an RCMP corporal accused of breach of trust in connection with a jail-sex incident in Kamloops.

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Salmon Arm Observer

Fleeing driver denies authority

What happens when an accused criminal refuses to accept he's bound by Canada's laws? He's convicted anyway.

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Castanet.net

Hunting guide charged

A Kamloops hunting guide and an American hunter are now banned from hunting in the Yukon and have been slapped with hefty fines after an incident in 2011.

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Pique News Magazine

Lillooet's white gold

In 1858, a far-flung fur-trading district known as New Caledonia experienced its first major gold rush when more than 30,000 treasure seekers flooded the banks of the Fraser River, from the town of Hope to just north of Lillooet, in what would eventually become present-day British Columbia.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sun Peaks Independent News

Busy period for thieves in Sun Peaks

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police were called to Sun Peaks on August 6 in response to an attempted break-in and a theft from a vehicle sometime during the night of August 5. Corporal Mike Mucha, RCMP Kamloops rural detachment, said a vehicle on Bella Vista Drive was broken into.

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