• Fire at Tolko quickly suppressed

    A spontaneous fire that broke out in the hog piles at the Tolko mill Wednesday evening was quickly put under control by mill workers, but not before it generated a lot of smoke in the area. Twenty-three...

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  • MSS principal changing schools

    After five years of working as the principal at MSS, Bill Lawrence is changing schools. Lawrence is heading to Princeton, where he’ll take up his new post as the principal of John Allison Elementary on Aug. 1....

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  • Diya’s Demolishers set sights on diabetes cure

    For Merritt’s Chhabra family, the effects of research by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) are felt close to home. Ten-year-old Diya Chhabra was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2010, and that’s the reason her family...

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  • Multi-vehicle pileup on Highway 97C

    Multiple vehicles went off the road on Highway 97C near Loon Lake about 45 kilometres east of Merritt at about 5 p.m. Saturday in an incident that turned out to be far less serious than initially reported...

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  • Canada Post halts letter delivery after lockbox thefts

    Mail theft in the Merritt area has led to Canada Post ceasing delivery to some of its community mailboxes as approximately 500 customers have had mail stolen recently. Merritt post office shop steward Lana McKnight said customers...

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  • Road work on the move to Fraser-Nicola highways

    By Jackie Tegart, MLA for Fraser-Nicola As summer gets closer, those who travel our highways will begin to see more road improvement projects throughout Fraser-Nicola. These are all part of B.C. on the Move, our government’s 10-year...

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  • Fertilizers help gardens thrive through hot, dry summers

    Dear Editor, I golfed at Quilchena with friends several years ago and saw lots of green algae in the creek. If I remember correctly, the Department of Fisheries focused on the cattle feed lot upstream. Commercial fertilizers...

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  • MSS principal Bill Lawrence changing schools

    After five years of working as the principal at MSS, Bill Lawrence is changing schools. Lawrence is heading to Princeton, where he’ll take up his new post as the principal of John Allison Elementary on Aug. 1....

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  • The literally incredible power of food

    The story of a young mother healing herself from terminal brain cancer started out too sad to be fake, then ended up too good to be true. That’s the typical life cycle of a very public fall...

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  • Coast Guard hysteria sinks lower

    The Vancouver media’s frantic coverage of the Great Bunker Spill of 2015 has just about run out of fuel. By late last week, the usually serious Globe and Mail was reduced to quizzing a U.S. expert who...

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