USGS Martian Quadrangle Map MC-26 showing crater KAMLOOPS, just beneath crater GALLE, and on the Eastern edge of ARGYRE Planitia. Four major highways join in Kamloops, the BC Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway), the Coquihalla Highway (BC highway 5 south of the city), the Yellowhead Highway (BC Highway 5 north of the city) and BC Highway 97, making it a transportation hub and a place which attracts business.

Tourism generates many types of income for the region, including business income, wage earnings, share earnings, rates and levies. It was like the scenery of Mexico, weirdly desolate and aridly morose.

Kamloops (/ˈkæmluːps/) (Secwepemctsín: Tk'əmlúps) is a city in south-central British Columbia, Canada, at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River and east of Kamloops Lake.

Heaven gained another angel. Greyhound Canada previously connected Kamloops with Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary, with service ending at the end of October 2018. The average number of days where temperatures drop below` −10 °C (14 °F) per year is 19.9 as recorded by Environment Canada.[15]. Voters in British Columbia are casting ballots today in an election campaign that was largely defined by the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2016, Kamloops was the first city in British Columbia to become a Bee City,[7] as numerous organizations in the community are actively protecting and creating bumble bee habitats in the city. She campaigned on the influence the Greens have had on policy, particularly on the government's plan to transition to renewable energy. There are 29 outdoor murals – the Back Alley Art Gallery- throughout downtown Kamloops that the Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association has spearheaded since the 2000s. Chief electoral officer Anton Boegman said that 13-day period may be extended depending on how quickly they can handle the vote-by-mail packages. The campaign featured promises for more affordable daycare and improvements to long-term care, as well as different ideas on ways to spur the economy after the pandemic subsides.

Popular attractions include: the Adams River Sockeye Salmon Run;[27] Kamloops Bike Ranch; BC Wildlife Park; Kamloops Heritage Railway; Kamloops Wine Trail; Secwepemc Museum, Tranquille Sanatorium, and Treetop Flyers Zipline. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu.

Daytime humidity is generally under 40% in the summer, sometimes dropping below 20% during a dry spell, which allows for substantial nighttime cooling.

Because of milder winters and aridity, the area west of Kamloops in the lower Thompson River valley falls within a desert (Köppen climate classification BWk) climate. In the summer of 2008, Kamloops, and its modern facility the Tournament Capital Centre played host to the U15 boys and girls Basketball National Championship. In 2018, the City of Kamloops partnered with the Tk'emlups te Secwepemc to expand its services on Tk'emlups te Secwepemc land for Route 18: Mount Paul. NEW: For every donation of $25 or greater, we will offer a digital advertising package to the local non-profit group of your choice.

[48] Kamloops is home to world-famous mountain bikers such as freeride pioneers and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame members Wade Simmons, Brett Tippie, (also a former Canadian National Team member for snowboard cross and giant slalom), and Richie Schley.

Accommodation occupancy rates were 61.5% in 2017, up 2.6% from 2016.

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Kamloops North station is served three times per week (in each direction) by Via Rail's Canadian.

Kamloops (/ ˈ k æ m l uː p s /) (Secwepemctsín: Tk'əmlúps) is a city in south-central British Columbia, Canada, at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River and east of Kamloops Lake.It is located in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District and the location of the regional district's offices. The city is also home to Kamloops This Week,[82] a free newspaper which publishes three times a week. CITYpage Council Calendar July 30, 2018 10:00 am - Community Safety … The company manages and performs in two spaces: the 706 seat Sagebrush Theatre and the 150-seat Pavilion Theatre. [58] Also located at McArthur Island Park is NorBrock Stadium, the McArthur Island Sports and Events Centre and the McArthur Island Curling Club. The Overlander Ski Club runs the Stake Lake cross country ski area with 50 km (31 mi) of trails. Voters in British Columbia are casting ballots today in an election campaign that was largely defined by the COVID-19 pandemic. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?

The E-mail Address(es) you entered is(are) not in a valid format. Crater Kamloops was officially adopted by the International Astronomical Union's Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (IAU/WGPSN) in 1991. An update on Kamloops stores' altered hours amid pandemic, Kamloops Makerspace creating face shields for frontline workers, Pandemic brings early fire bans to Kamloops and the province, Two sites, 50 spaces for homeless, others to self-isolate in Kamloops amid pandemic, Pandemic's impact on building stats as yet unknown, A composite image of three photographs shows BC NDP Leader John Horgan, left, in Coquitlam, B.C., on Sept. 25, 2020; BC Green Party Leader Sonia Furstenau, centre, in Victoria on Sept. 24, 2020; and BC Liberal Party Leader Andrew Wilkinson Pitt Meadows, B.C., on Sept. 24, 2020.

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack are the athletic teams that represent Thompson Rivers University. Ebus and Rider Express both provide service to Vancouver and in between cities and towns, with Ebus connecting to other Interior cities like Kelowna and Vernon, and Rider Express continuing east to Calgary. Kamloops This Week November 6, 2020 Prince’s Trust Canada is launching its annual awareness campaign to encourage Canadians to celebrate and support veterans in more ways than one. Furstenau argued for another minority government, telling voters not to give all the power to one party. Dementia date.

The rival North West Company established another post – Fort Shuswap – nearby in the same year.

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Calling the election was a gamble for Horgan, who faced criticism from B.C. In calling the election on Sept. 21, Horgan said the pandemic was a central factor in deciding to seek a new mandate, adding that he "grappled" with the decision. [1], As a census agglomeration (CA) in 2016, Kamloops had a population of 103,811 living in 42,857 of its 46,895 total private dwellings, a 5.1% change from its 2011 population of 98,754. Subscriptions are $35 per year in Canada.

[14] The January mean temperature is −2.8 °C (27 °F). In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Kamloops This Week is now soliciting donations from readers. Tourism's economic ROI is immense.

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[79] Peter Wing, the first ethnic Chinese mayor in North America, was elected in 1966 and served three terms as the Mayor of Kamloops. [15] That average sharply increases with an average maximum temperature of 4.3 °C (40 °F) in February. Kamloops hosted the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games. The Canadian Pacific (CPR) and Canadian National (CNR) mainline routes connect Vancouver in the west with Kamloops. Local bus service is provided by Kamloops Transit System and funded through BC Transit with 14 routes across the Kamloops area that are operated by contractor First Student Canada. You can unsubscribe or contact us anytime. Donor date. The most popular things to do in Kamloops with kids according to Tripadvisor travelers are: InterContinental (IHG) Hotels in Kamloops, Hotels near Riverside Park - Centre of the City, Hotels near Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park, Hotels near Harper Mountain Ski and Snowboard Hill, Points of Interest & Landmarks in Kamloops, Riverside Park - Centre of the City: Tickets & Tours‎, Monte Creek Ranch Winery: Tickets & Tours‎, Privato Vineyard and Winery: Tickets & Tours‎, Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park: Tickets & Tours‎, Tourism Kamloops Visitor Centre: Tickets & Tours‎, Paul Lake Provincial Park: Tickets & Tours‎, Cascades Casino Kamloops: Tickets & Tours‎, Things to do near Thompson Rivers University, See all attractions in Kamloops on Tripadvisor, See all outdoor activities in Kamloops on Tripadvisor, See all kid friendly things to do in Kamloops on Tripadvisor. The gold rush of the 1860s and the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, which reached Kamloops from the West in 1885,[11] brought further growth, resulting in the City of Kamloops being incorporated in 1893 with a population of about 500.

Public schools in Kamloops and adjacent communities are run by School District 73 Kamloops/Thompson. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving mom, grandma, great-grandma Hedy Bepple.

The surrounding region is more commonly referred to as the Thompson Country.

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Kamloops Indian Band areas begin just to the northeast of the downtown core but are not within the city limits. Please enter the message. "The hardest part of the campaign for me has been the lack of the ability to connect with groups of people because of COVID," Wilkinson said in a recent interview. Supreme Court heard Phillips, who is a competitive boxer and has a degree in psychiatric nursing, used a stolen credit card to rent a truck at the Kamloops airport in August 2014. [53], On 6 February 2016, Kamloops hosted Hockey Day in Canada with Ron MacLean and Don Cherry.[54]. The newspaper says it will provide the same page count and number of articles per week, so the reduction in print publication will not lead to layoffs, but will result in cost savings for owner Aberdeen Publishing. Kamloops is in the Thompson Valley and the Montane Cordillera Ecozone. Kamloops hosted the 1993 Canada Summer Games.

"We can either delay that decision and create uncertainty and instability over the next 12 months — more speculation, more talk about what might be — or we can do what I believe is always the right thing and ask British Columbians what they think.". It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Walter Black on November 1, 2020 at the age of 84. Kamloops is known for its professional anglers including Brian Chan,[40] Jordan Oelrich,[41] and Brennan Lund. After the North West Company's forced merger with the Hudson's Bay Company in 1821, the post became known commonly as Thompson's River Post, or Fort Thompson, which over time became known as Fort Kamloops.

The Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique operates one Francophone school: école Collines-d’or primary school.[84].

Our newsroom abides by the RTDNA Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and follows the Canadian Press Stylebook, Kamloops couple hopes big RIH Foundation donation will inspire others to give back, Kamloops band plans online Remembrance Day shows to support local Legion, GINTA: Lest we forget - Why the poppy is not a political statement. Golfers enjoy three seasons of golf due to the dry and hot climate of the area.

Help Us Help Kamloops. Kamloops has the third mildest winter of any non-coastal city in Canada, after Penticton and Kelowna.

Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. It is with tender hearts and that we announce the passing of Joseph Cormac ("Joe") Baxter on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at long term care home, Haro Park, Vancouver, BC, age 81.