Daybreak KamloopsKamloops Venom lacrosse struggles to surviveApr 24, 2015 | 5:18The Kamloops Venom lacrosse team is struggling to survive.
On the eve of the new season, the team is short of players.
Shelley Joyce talks with sports reporter Marty Hastings.
Daybreak KamloopsThe fight against fire antsApr 24, 2015 | 6:54Rob Higgins, a research biologist at Thompson Rivers University, will be on the front lines of the fight against fire ants this summer as he attempts to eradicate the pesky insects with the help of a $100,000 grant from the province.
Daybreak KamloopsKamloops woman who lost husband and son to cancer shows us how to mournApr 23, 2015 | 8:54Dana Goodman, of Kamloops,
lost her 10-year-old son Zach Laird to cancer five years ago.
You could say this young wife and mom was, by then,
a bit of an expert on how to grieve.
Her first husband died of cancer at the age of 30.
Daybreak KamloopsShould Kamloops' Overlander Bridge use counter flow during construction?Apr 23, 2015 | 3:00The first few days of the Overlanders Bridge construction project
have led to some long traffic line-ups.
Especially heading south - where there's only one lane open.
The line-up on Fortune Drive has extended back as far as Northhills Mall.
Daybreak KamloopsTwo threats on Kamloops schools in one weekApr 23, 2015 | 8:31Another threat, another school lock down.
That's two calls in just one week in Kamloops.
Yesterday it was Westsyde Secondary and David Thompson Elementary that were placed on lock down because of a anonymous threatening phone call.
Daybreak KamloopsAnimal Abuse Prevention DayApr 23, 2015 | 5:48The BC SPCA received nearly 9-thousand calls about animal abuse in 2014, and according to senior investigator Kent Kokoska many of the people found abusing their animals aren't doing so intentionally.
Daybreak KamloopsBackyard chickens and free transit- Kamloops council workshops new ideasApr 22, 2015 | 10:14The weekly meeting of Kamloops city council was put off yesterday.
So that concillors could hold an all-day workshop on a range of issues.
Everything from the cost of riding the bus
To environmental sustainability.
Daybreak KamloopsKamloops MP Cathy McLeod weighs in on federal budgetApr 22, 2015 | 8:16The Federal budget was released in Ottawa yesterday.
Political watchers say it's not so much a blueprint for the economy..
.. as a campaign platform for the upcoming federal election.
the Conservative government is balancing the
Daybreak KamloopsPolitical strategy behind the federal budget- Ian CapstickApr 22, 2015 | 6:53The budget will be a key factor in the federal election next fall.
To talk about the campaign politics connected to this financial document..
I'm joined by Ian Capstick
He's a managing partner with the digital communications firm Media Style
Daybreak KamloopsHot Rod Todd? Kamloops tries out new speedy nicknamesApr 21, 2015 | 2:39We've all been there.
A little behind schedule so the foot gets heavier and then...
BC's Transportation Minister Todd Stone knows the story.
Daybreak KamloopsTRU professor starts 100 Men Who Care chapter in KamloopsApr 21, 2015 | 5:55A Thompson Rivers University professor is trying to gather up enough men to start a 100 Men Who Care group in Kamloops, B.C.
Daybreak KamloopsQuebec Hobo Hillbilly street buskers hit KamloopsApr 20, 2015 | 7:59You never know where the Daybreak story's going to come from.
This next one - we found just around the corner.
Kate Lavoie and Alex Poirier are full time buskers.
They're from Quebec.
We heard them playing on Victoria Street.
Daybreak KamloopsTRU professor claims Ajax has negative social impact on community and neighbourhoodsApr 20, 2015 | 3:34A TRU professor is giving a public lecture on a hot topic this weekend:
The proposed Ajax mine.
Specifically he is looking at the social impact the mine might have
Our TRU intern, Hamza Hasan collected some thoughts on Victoria
Daybreak KamloopsClearwater vigil remembers Angila Wilson, reaches out to present domestic violence victimsApr 20, 2015 | 5:18Today the town of Clearwater will come together to remember Angila Wilson.
The 33-year-old nurse was killed on year ago today, leaving behing three children.
Her estranged common-law husband, Iain Scott, awaits trail for first degree murder.