• Multi-provincial crime spree ends in Merritt crash

    A multi-provincial crime spree came to a halt this morning in Merritt when a vehicle rolled over after rounding a bend at high speed. All five occupants of the vehicle, two males and three females between 17 and...

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  • All candidates meeting offers few surprises

    The federal candidates were in Merritt last Thursday to participate in an all-candidates meeting. All five of the Okanagan-Coquihalla candidates attended the meeting that was hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and held in the NVIT lecture hall.

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  • Schoenborn withdraws request for outings

    Allan Schoenborn won't be making any visits to Starbucks in the near future after all. On Thursday Schoenborn withdrew his request for escorted outings from the psychiatric hospital where he is being held for killing his three children.

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  • RCMP conducts local spot checks

    Merritt drivers are either compliant or very lucky. Cst. Kathy Prentice, of the RCMP's Kamloops traffic division, was in Merritt on Thursday, conducting spot checks on motorists downtown.

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  • This election is not a show about nothing

    In the anything can happen world of politics, B.C. might just be a player in the upcoming federal election after all. The Liberals have fallen into third place nationally, while the NDP have steadily risen since Jack Layton's...

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  • Merritt to host biggest ATV poker ride in B.C.

    The biggest ATV poker ride in British Columbia will be coming to Merritt, attracting hundreds of quad riders from across the province. City Council agreed to support the seventh annual ATVBC Poker Ride, set for June 25, following...

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  • Reduce your footprint by the food you eat

    I have always been a bit of a greenie. Even though I have lived in the Nicola Valley for over 25 years, my kids tease me that it is my Island roots that give me this edge....

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  • The “Stars” will shimmer this Saturday

    The stars will be shimmering in Merritt, as Sayso presents a solid lineup of talent at Iron Mountain Music this Saturday night. The Sayso Expression Society is hosting two bands, made up of present and former Merritt residents...

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  • Get your Cents’ season tickets now!

    Time is running out to get your 2011-2012 Merritt Centennials' season tickets at the superb early bird discount prices. The deadline is this Saturday, April 30.

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  • Nicola Valley Thunder lacrosse this weekend

    Nicola Valley Thun-der lacrosse teams officially begin their regular season play this coming weekend. The peewees get the ball rolling with a road game Saturday in Vernon at 4 p.m. The team has 16 registered players, and is...

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