• Schoenborn granted outings

    From Kamloops this Week Almost two years after a transfer request to a Manitoba psychiatric hospital was turned down, convicted killer Allan Schoenborn has been granted escorted outings into the community. Schoenborn, who murdered his three children...

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  • The Iceman Cometh

    Merritt’s Luke Pierce signs on with Kootenay of the Western Hockey League The news came as no surprise really. He’s just too good of a coach. An emotional Luke Pierce made it official on Tuesday. His six-year...

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  • Third annual Ty Pozzobon Invitational this Saturday

    The third edition of the Ty Pozzobon Invitational PBR, slated for this Saturday at the Nicola Valley Rodeo Grounds in Collettville, promises to be bigger and better than ever. Which is saying something. In its first two...

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  • End in sight to U.S. border beef?

    A 2008 United States ruling that discriminates against imported beef may be on the chopping block, and Nicola Valley ranchers are excited. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has overturned the fourth and final appeal by the United...

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  • Local doctor trying to establish practice back home

    Steve Lali wants to come home. Trained as a medical doctor in Poland, this Merrittonian has spent the past three years completing his residency in Miami, Florida and wants to set up shop as a family physician...

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  • Ease off on the self-righteousness, Canada

    After Ireland’s vote last week to allow same-sex marriage, a CBC radio producer made a statement on social media that highlighted a common Canadian hypocrisy in our attitude towards Americans. I’ll show you the tweet, and you...

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  • Letter: “Biosolids” are marketing waste

    Dear Editor, One of the main arguments for the use of “processed” sewage sludge on agricultural lands is that it is a positive example of “reusing” and “recycling,”  that sacred mantra of the environmental movement. People first...

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  • New sports facility comes with hefty price tag

    Merritt’s newest sporting facility and concession building is now open, but it came at a cost well over budget. On Sunday, representatives from the City of Merritt and the Nicola Valley Minor Lacrosse Association officially opened the...

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  • Sagebrush Golf and Sporting Club awaiting rezoning approval

    By Adam Williams – Kamloops this Week A zoning amendment bylaw has passed its third reading at the Thompson-Nicola Regional District, moving the Quilchena course one step closer to reopening for play this season. The bylaw will...

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  • Anne Rodschat: 42 years of service

    Anne Rodschat has been a volunteer with the Nicola Valley Health Care Auxiliary for 42 years. She moved to Merritt from Germany 47 years ago and has become quite familiar with the community over the years. When...

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