Daybreak KamloopsPlayers battle it out for spot on Kamloops Blazers' rosterAug 28, 2015 | 5:58The Kamloops Blazers have room on their roster for just three 20-year-olds. But they've got four guys fighting for those spots. Marty Hastings will take us to training camp.
Daybreak KamloopsSeniors Advocate speaks dementia careAug 28, 2015 | 7:32When dementia turns deadly. A Kamloops woman died this week in a fire after falling asleep while smoking. But her family says she needed better care and the system failed her. We'll talk to Interior Health.
Daybreak KamloopsShooting brings back painful memories for Kamloops manAug 28, 2015 | 5:13The shooting in Virginia this week of a TV news team is the shocking extreme of violence at work. 13-years-ago, something similar happened here in Kamloops. We'll talk with a man who was there.
Daybreak KamloopsInterior Health speaks dementia care in light of woman's deathAug 28, 2015 | 5:26When dementia turns deadly. A Kamloops woman died this week in a fire after falling asleep while smoking. But her family says she needed better care and the system failed her. We'll talk to Interior Health.
Daybreak KamloopsBring back the grasshopper tax, says officialAug 28, 2015 | 4:52A plague of grasshoppers could throw a wrench in the finances of area ranchers and farmers. But Thompson Nicola Regional District director Ken Gillis has a plan: a grasshopper tax.
Daybreak KamloopsTRU soccer team welcomes 31-year-old returning playerAug 27, 2015 | 3:03Soccer has played a big role in Danielle Fauteaux's life.
She was a star player with the University College of the Cariboo way back before it was TRU.
Danielle's in her 30s now.
She has just re-enrolled at TRU.
Daybreak KamloopsKamloops woman dies after chair catches fire from cigaretteAug 27, 2015 | 11:25Jackie and Jeanne Olineck are recovering from great loss.
Their mother Matilda- "Tillie" - as she was known, was the victim of a terrible accident.
She fell asleep while smoking in her home in her nightgown and her chair.
Daybreak KamloopsBeing fabulous takes a lot of preparation-Drag Show benefits Safe SpacesAug 26, 2015 | 6:31The Safe Spaces Centre for Youth in Kamloops
is holding its second annual drag show this weekend.
It's their big fundraiser.
Staging a drag show is a lot of fun.
But it requires a lot of skill and preparation.
Daybreak KamloopsDaughter questions care home staff training after father's violent outburstsAug 26, 2015 | 8:00Violence in nursing homes.
The stories are not uncommon.
Elderly patients, often with dementia, lashing out
violently assaulting other patients and staff.
Krystal Oleson has a unique perspective.
Daybreak KamloopsBeing fabulous takes a lot of preparationAug 26, 2015 | 6:44Being fabulous takes a lot of time...and make-up. A Kamloops drag performer will show us what it takes to get ready for a fund-raising show this weekend.
Daybreak KamloopsRisks of river rafting without a guideAug 25, 2015 | 5:48A celebration of life was held in Kelowna over the weekend
For a 29-year-old man who died in a whitewater rafting accident.
Rene Bourgault du Coudray died in the Kicking Horse River near Golden.
He was one of four people who went rafting on their
Daybreak KamloopsMemorial bench to honour slain Ashcroft manAug 25, 2015 | 2:53It's been a year since the death of Ed Gyoba in Ashcroft but the community has not forgotten him.
He was killed last June near his home in Ashcroft.
His nephew, Shane Gyoba, has been charged with second degree murder.
Daybreak KamloopsDawson Davidson makes big splash with the Kamloops BlazersAug 21, 2015 | 4:40Looking back on last season for the Kamloops Blazers, Dawson Davidson was one of the bright spots. We'll hear from the young defenceman when our sports guy Marty Hastings drops by with the story.