Month: June 2021

Evacuation Order – Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country)

Sparks Lake Wildfire Pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the BC Emergency Program Act, an Evacuation Order has been issued by Chair Ken Gillis from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Kamloops. A wildfire event located in the vicinity of Sparks Lake in Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country) is …

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Evacuation Alert – Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country)

Sparks Lake Wildfire An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Kamloops. A current wildfire in Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country) poses a threat to structures and residents near Red Lake, as shown on the attached map, and as noted below: • 8092 Tranquille-Criss Creek Rd• …

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Evacuation Alert Rescinded to All Clear – Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country)

George Road – South of Lytton Effective June 21, 2021 at 1100hrs, the Evacuation Alert south of Lytton in Electoral Area “I” has been rescinded to all clear as the threat of the George Road wildfire (K70804) in the area no longer poses an imminent risk to the safety of residents. This Alert was put …

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Evacuation Alert – Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country)

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Kamloops. A current wildfire in Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country) poses a threat to structures and residents south of Lytton, as shown on the attached map, and as noted below: 1210 George Rd 1177 George Rd 1180 George …

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Opportunity for TNRD Residents to Participate in Internet Speeds Study

Kamloops, BC—June 16, 2021— to help understand broadband needs throughout the region, particularly those in rural areas, TNRD residents, businesses and community stakeholders are encouraged to take part in an online internet speed test. All TNRD residents can go to https://performance.cira.ca/bc to perform a quick and easy Canadian speed test. Community data collected will be …

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Thompson-Nicola Regional Library Announces Summer Programming

Kamloops, BC – June 9, 2021 – the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is excited to release its schedule of summer virtual programs. Registration is now open online at tnrl.ca, or contact your local library. Children Popular children’s programs like Tiny Tunes, Storytime & Craft, and Crafts to Go will be returning. Children ages 6-12 can …

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Crack the Case With Summer Reading Club at the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library

Kamloops, BC – June 7, 2021 – Let the mystery of the 2021 Summer Reading Club begin! The theme for this year’s Summer Reading Club (SRC) is “Crack the Case”. The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is looking forward to sharing some exciting mystery-themed activities. Babies, children, teens, adults – there is a summer reading club …

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Mosquitoes in Kamloops

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) Mosquito Surveillance and Reduction Program mosquito control contractor is noticing significant mosquito numbers in some communities around Kamloops.  Areas like Barnhartvale, Dallas, Juniper Ridge, Deloro, Tobiano and others are being pestered by vicious little yellow mosquitoes.  The contractor has been working through the week and will continue through the weekend …

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