Dating in kamloops
Dating in kamloops
Because of milder winters and aridity, the area west of Kamloops in the lower Thompson River valley falls within Köppen climate classification BWk climate.Kamloops gets short cold snaps where temperatures can drop to around −20 °C (−4 °F) when Arctic air manages to cross the Rockies and Columbia Mountains into the Interior.
In 1973, Kamloops annexed Barnhartvale and other nearby communities.
Kamloops North railway station is served three times per week (in each direction) by Via Rail's The Canadian.
Kamloops is home to Kamloops Airport (Fulton Field), a small Regional airport expanded in 2010.
Kamloops is a city in south central British Columbia in Canada at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River near Kamloops Lake.
It is the largest community in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District and the location of the regional district's offices.
The two operations were merged in 1813 when the North West Company officials in the region bought out the operations of the Pacific Fur Company.
After the North West Company's forced merger with the Hudson's Bay Company in 1821, the post became known commonly as Thompson's River Post, or Fort Thompson, which over time became known as Fort Kamloops.
Prior to the arrival of European settlers, the Cree-Saulteaux band led by Chief Yawassannay had migrated to this region in the early 15th century where they met the local Secwepemc (Shuswap) nation (part of the Interior Salish language group).
The Yawassanay band's Kamloops settlement was the largest of their three tribal areas.
TRU (Thompson Rivers University) serves a student body of 10,000 including a diverse international contingent mainly from Asian countries.
Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) is the biggest distance education provider in British Columbia and one of the biggest in Canada.
Kamloops Indian Band areas begin just to the northeast of the downtown core but are not within the city limits.