• Rec hockey captures the weekend spotlight

    Maniacs take men’s title The Maniacs got three goals from Justin Jepsen and outstanding goaltending by Mike Parr en route to a 6-2 victory over the Vipers in the final of the Merritt men’s rec hockey tournament...

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  • Cents look to end losing streak in Vernon

    The Merritt Centennials traveled to Vernon on Wednesday night, intent upon putting an end to their current three-game losing streak, and avenging a 5-1 loss to the Vipers at home on Saturday. The final score of Wednesday’s...

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  • Ladies curling bonspiel benefits from new look

    Looks like it worked! In an effort to promote more interest in curling and grow the numbers attending its annual ladies bonspiel, the Merritt Curling Centre tried something different this year. Instead of a three-day extravanga with...

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  • MSS basketball teams kept busy

    It’s a very busy week of basketball for Merritt Secondary School teams. Tonight (Jan. 29) sees the undefeated MSS Grade 8 girls team (3-0) and their male counterparts take on the Titans of South Kamloops Secondary in...

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  • IHA investigating Woodward Road biosolids plan

    Representatives from the Ministry of Environment and Interior Health Authority say they ensure biosolids are regulated, and health and environmental risks are next to none. The Civic Centre was packed for the day-long Nicola Watershed Community Round...

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  • RCMP seeking serial bank robber

    UPDATE:  A serial bank robber continues to plague police, recently striking his ninth bank in the last two months across three provinces. On Jan. 28,  just before 4 p.m., a man entered a financial institution in Dawson Creek,...

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  • Fishermen undeterred by charges

    Local fishermen plan to continue fighting for access to fish on Corbett Lake, undeterred by recent trespassing charges. Back on Jan. 17, a group of people were charged with trespassing when they went ice fishing on the...

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  • Council tables motions on biosolids

    City council tabled two motions regarding biosolids at its regular meeting on Jan. 27 so councillors have more time to clarify their wordings. The motions are ultimately intended to stop other communities from disposing of their biosolids...

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  • Language around sludge misleading

    Dear Editor, As we head out of the Merritt forum on sludge waste (I am consciously not using the industry’s re-branded marketing term of “biosolids”), it is worth examining the terms and phrases employed by the companies and...

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  • How can we hack into our hidden genius?

    Is there a latent genius lurking in all of us? That’s one of the questions raised in the book Struck by Genius. In 2002, Jason Padgett was a hard-partying, futon-slinging college dropout. That all changed when he...

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