• Campfire ban goes into effect Friday

    There are just a few days left before all campfires in the Kamloops Fire Centre need to be snuffed out for the time being. The Wildfire Management Branch is putting a campfire ban in place after Canada...

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  • Wenatchee, Washington becomes 17th BCHL franchise

    The Wenatchee Wild will join the BCHL, starting with the 2015-16 season. Wenatchee is situated in north-central Washington State. It is the largest city and county seat of Chelan County. In the 2010, the population within the...

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  • Modest turnout at Merritt Centennials AGM

    The Merritt Centennials hockey team held its annual general meeting on June 10 in the mezzanine of the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena. The club’s executive had hoped to see a large turnout of interested citizens and new,...

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  • O’Donovan wins writing award

    It doesn’t seem like there’s much Lower Nicola resident Sunshine O’Donovan can’t do. The star of locally shot Shana: The Wolf’s Music, a film about a young aboriginal girl who loses her mother, O’Donovan has now shown...

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  • Albas: The 41st Parliament comes to an end

    Although it has been reported that the 41st Parliament is now dissolved, technically the House stands adjourned and is set to reconvene in September. However, as the election writ is expected to be dropped prior to that,...

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  • McMaster: Ranching and haying in Upper Nicola

    The Upper Nicola people were known for their ranching. They specialized in hay crops. I remember so well, my dad hiring men from Shulus band to work for him. The haying crew would have several tents set...

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  • Tegart: B.C. well positioned to deal with wildfires

    It has been a dry spring in Fraser-Nicola and that means the possibility of a wildfire is never far away. The recent fire that threatened homes south of Lytton is a frightening example. Forest fires are never...

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  • Longer hours at Eco-depot

    As of July 6, the Lower Nicola Eco-Depot will be open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., year round. On a weekly basis, the change will only affect Monday and Tuesday hours. Previously,...

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  • Crash Prompts Ministry Probe

    Charges are pending after a three-vehicle crash on the Coquihalla Highway’s Brodie Bridge that left 37 people injured when a tour bus rear-ended a tow truck servicing another vehicle. Additionally, the Ministry of Transportation will conduct a...

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  • 37 injured in Coquihalla bus crash

    Charges are pending after a three-vehicle crash on the Coquihalla Highway’s Brodie Bridge that left 37 people injured when a tour bus rear-ended a tow truck servicing another vehicle. At about 9 a.m. Saturday (June27), a red...

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