Jenifer Norwell

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Jenifer Norwell has been working with CBC radio since 2008. She's worked with CBC Prince George, Vancouver and Sudbury before returning to her hometown of Kamloops.

Latest from Jenifer Norwell

A B.C. city needs $90M to protect itself from future floods. But who is willing to pay?

While the provincial and federal governments have provided funding to build back to pre-flood levels, the money for mitigation work doesn't seem available, says the finance chief of the city's Recovery Operations Centre.

These 3 mayoral candidates want to lead Lytton out of the ashes

Three candidates are running for mayor of Lytton even though most of the community remains empty after a wildfire in 2021 destroyed the majority of homes in the community.

B.C.'s Kamloopa Powwow introduces 2-spirit dance, ends blood ancestry rules after online backlash

The president of B.C.'s Kamloopa Powwow Society says it's making substantive changes to the event, in collaboration with local Indigenous 2SLGBT+ organizations, after social media outcry last week over gender and blood ancestry rules.

Country singer Reba McEntire is filming in Merritt, and it's delighting music fans and residents alike

Country music fans and residents in Merritt, B.C., dubbed the country music capital of Canada, are excited to see the award-winning American singer filming in their neighbourhood this week.

How 23 parking spots are getting in the way of new affordable housing in Kamloops

A Kamloops developer says a rule requiring him to build new parking spots are getting in the way of being able to construct affordable housing in the city.

'It's going to take some tough love' to get this feral cat colony under control

Volunteers remove rotten food and feces as part of cleanup of longtime feral cat colony in Kamloops, B.C.'s north shore area

Kamloops main library to close for 6 weeks for major renovation

The downtown branch of the Kamloops public library will be temporarily shut down on February 26.

Log car from Williams Lake, B.C., fuels multiple bids on the auction block

It was 'pandemonium' as the so-called Pioneer Cedar Rocket was sold at the Barrett Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Coquihalla Highway reopens one lane northbound after rock slide

Coquihalla Highway reopens one lane northbound after rock slide 3.5 kilometres south of Merritt.

Kamloops couple ask others to be bear aware after learning captured mother and cubs to be put down

A Kamloops couple took to Facebook to express their sadness after finding out that a family of bears caught in their backyard would be put down.

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