Kamloops News

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KFR HAZMAT responds to McArthur Island ammonia leak

By Jill Sperling
February 27, 2017 - 4:42pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 6:50pm

KAMLOOPS — An ammonia leak at the McArther Island Sport and Events Centre was quickly isolated Monday afternoon. 

Kamloops Fire Rescue was called out to the facility after a gauge blew off a valve that a worker was attempting to change. Ammonia began to rush out. 

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Delay in setting trial date for accused in baseball bat beating

By Chad Klassen
February 27, 2017 - 4:17pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 6:52pm

KAMLOOPS — There has been another delay in setting a trial date for a man accused in a baseball bat beating last June.

Kristopher Teichrieb is charged with attempted murder after young Jessie Simpson was beaten with a baseball bat near Teichrieb's Brocklehurst home.