• Despite increased funding, health care faces pressure

    Over the past few weeks I've been asked numerous times about the state of the health care system and what our government is doing to preserve and improve upon it.

    • Posted 16 years ago
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  • Correction: 13 in five years?

    In compiling last week's list of names of murder victims in Merritt since 1996, we came up with nine. Now, it seems, at least one agency in Merritt claims there have been 12 victims before Cherish.

    • Posted 16 years ago
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  • Debating public safety a city issue

    Hats off to the Merritt City Council members and our mayor for broaching a pricklish subject: a curfew for teenagers and younger, to keep them off the streets at night and presumably at home in bed.

    • Posted 16 years ago
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  • MINIMUM WAGE: Youth misfortune-500?

    If Premier Gordon Campbell honestly thinks employers won't try to take advantage of the new "first job" wage rate, he's really got to get out there and work a minimum wage job for once.

    • Posted 16 years ago
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  • BLAST FROM THE PAST: Bands purchase airport lands

    Five First Nations - Upper Nicola, Lower Nicola, Coldwater, Shakan, and Nooaitch - joined together to purchase the 80 acres, and they plan to have part of the property up for sale in early 1982.

    • Posted 16 years ago
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  • Rent-A-Band-Student fundraiser cancelled

    We regret to inform you, that due to lack of interest in the trip this year, it has been cancelled. Due to the cancellation of the trip, the Rent-A-Band-Student fundraiser has also been cancelled.

    • Posted 16 years ago
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  • Poor parent role model

    To the parent who stole my purse from the Dandelion Daycare Monday morning Oct. 15. Thanks to you I had to borrow money to buy milk and bread for my daughter.

    • Posted 16 years ago
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  • When we attack, why is it called a justified war?

    In what we euphemistically refer to as the Gulf War, 200,000 Iraquis died. The Arab world did not think of it as a war but as a terrorist attack by the most ominous military machines ever devised...

    • Posted 16 years ago
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  • Some cells are made for wanderin’

    Do cells get lost and end up in the wrong place?

    • Posted 16 years ago
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  • Train ‘forever’ to run 9.5k

    They've been running for years, and last weekend the practice was put to good use in the 31st annual James Cunningham Seawall Race.

    • Posted 16 years ago
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