• Kamloops Mounties seek help to find teens

    Update: RCMP say Brittany Pattison has been found unharmed and reunited with her family on Feb. 26. Robinson was found as well on March 2. Kamloops RCMP is asking for help in finding two missing teens. Sarah Robinson,...

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  • Canada-wide warrant issued for Burnaby man

    Burnaby RCMP officers are seeking the public’s assistance in locating James Patrick Benson, who is wanted on a B.C. and Canada-wide arrest warrant. Benson, 34, is wanted for an alleged assault that occurred on Feb. 10. His...

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  • Cents clip the Eagles; back in third place

    Don’t let the final score fool you. A plucky squad of Surrey Eagles featuring just 14 skaters gave the host Merritt Centennials all they could handle before falling 5-2 at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena on Wednesday...

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  • Local couple shares travel tips from Arctic road trip

    There are few things more Canadian than long road trips in the summer, and perhaps no road trip more quintessentially Canadian than one to the Arctic. That’s a journey local couple Murphy and Katharine Shewchuk embarked on...

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  • Merritt shooter wins bronze at Canada Winter Games

    Dakota O’Donovan, a young Merritt resident, and his teammate Brian Ng from Langley scored a bronze medal in the air pistol shooting competition at the Canada Winter Games 2015, held in Prince George. O’Donovan has come a...

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  • Ranch life on display at Courthouse Art Gallery

    Harold Allanson went from life-long trucker to watercolour painter when he rediscovered the artistic side he’d left behind in his youth. This Friday, his life-like watercolour paintings of ranching life will headline Nicola Valley Ranch Life, the...

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  • Better posture for better results in school

    As a child, you may recall how your parents always nagged you to sit up straight. Not that I am purposely trying to give them the pleasure of being able to say they told you so, but...

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  • Recognize, respect teen boundaries

    Each new generation of parents has things to deal with that their parents did not. Today’s parents must cope with the prevalence of technology in the lives of their children, easier access to recreational drugs, and the...

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  • Merritt marksman wins bronze at Canada Winter Games

    Just 18 months after taking up the sport of air pistol, Merritt Secondary School Grade 12 student Dakota O’Donovan shot his way to a bronze medal at the Canada Winter Games, being held in Prince George from...

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  • Minor hockey report

    There are just three Merritt minor hockey teams remaining in the playoffs. Here’s where they’re at: Midget House The NVIT midgets stunned the Lillooet Pistols 3-1 on Sunday to take game two of their best-of-three championships series....

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