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TNRD Discontinues Free Disposal Days and Expands Free Recycling

Kamloops, BC—November 24, 2020—The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) is discontinuing its annual Free Disposal Days held throughout the region. The decision comes following a recommendation from the Regional Solid Waste Management Committee to the TNRD Board of Directors at its November 19th inaugural meeting. With the City of Kamloops’ recent announcement to end of its …

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Land Donated for New Water Treatment System in Vavenby

Kamloops, BC—November 2, 2020—the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has received a donation of over one acre of land from Mr. Brian Fehr, the new owner of the former Canfor sawmill site in Vavenby. The land will be used for a future water treatment facility in the community. The announcement came on Monday, October 23 with the …

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Water Meter Installations For Loon Lake To Start In November

Kamloops, BC—October 28, 2020—The TNRD is improving its water system infrastructure by installing water meters for all community water system users. Residents of Loon Lake are invited to join the TNRD on Monday, November 2nd from 6:30 – 8:30 pm to learn about their residential water meter installations, ask questions, and find about the next …

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Free Household Hazardous Waste Events Postponed

Because of weather, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has postponed its free annual Household Hazardous Waste Round-up events in Merritt and Cache Creek by one week:This is your chance to clear out all those old cleaners, chemicals, and unknown products from the garage or under your sink. NEW DATES: Merritt Bailie House Parking LotSaturday, October 31 …

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StoryWalk Arrives In Barriere’s Fadear Park

Take a Walk, Read a Book, Have an Adventure Kamloops, BC—October 19, 2020—The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of Barriere Library’s permanent StoryWalk® in Fadear Park, next to the library. A StoryWalk® is an outdoor reading experience that supports literacy in a unique environment. The StoryWalk® also promotes physical …

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Ashcroft Library Upgrade – Request For Public Input

Kamloops, BC—October, 16, 2020—The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is seeking feedback from Ashcroft and area residents regarding library services, programs and collections. As identified in the TNRL’s Facilities Master Plan, Ashcroft Library will be receiving an upgrade to its interior space. The building, circa 1974, continues to see heavy use by area residents. The library’s …

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Learn About Residential Water Meter Installations in Maple Mission

Kamloops, BC—October 15, 2020—The TNRD is improving its water system infrastructure by installing water meters for all community water system users. Residents of Maple Mission are invited to join the TNRD on Tuesday, October 20th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm to learn about their residential water meter installations, ask questions, and find about the next …

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Library Announces Fall Author Line-Up

Kamloops, BC—October 9, 2020— The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library is excited to announce its roster of virtual author and writer events for the remainder of 2020. These events are part of the library’s weekly Thursday night programs dedicated to readers and writers, created in partnership with the Kamloops Society for the Written Arts. October 15: Shawn …

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TD Giving Garden to Plant Roots at the Merritt Library

Kamloops, BC—October 8, 2020— The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is delighted to receive a grant from the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation to support the development of a community garden at the Merritt Library. The Merritt Library is well known for its engaging programs and the new TD Giving Garden project will place an …

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Grade 3s are VIPs at the Library!

Kamloops, BC—September 23, 2020—An exciting library initiative is coming back to grade 3 classrooms this fall. The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library is bringing the Grade 3 VIP Library Card Campaign to students in School District No. 58 Nicola-Similkameen and School District No. 73 Kamloops/Thompson. “For many grade 3 students, reading on their own is a newly …

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