• Forest trade mission finds headwinds in Asia

    Forests Minister Steve Thomson is leading the B.C. industry’s annual trade mission to promote lumber sales in Asia this week, with a focus on maintaining sales in a soft market. Accompanied by more than 30 executives from...

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  • Hands of Hope collects 6,200 lbs. for Food Bank

    They’ve outdone themselves. For the third year in a row, the Hands of Hope food drive has collected more than the previous year. The drive went out on this past Sunday afternoon, returning with 6,200 pounds of non-perishable...

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  • Gold Country membership renewed for three-year $25,200 deal

    Merritt city council has committed to enter into a three-year tourism and marketing membership with Gold Country Communities society for $8,400 per year. For the past few years, the city has entered into one-year agreements with the...

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  • PHOTOS: 2015 Light-up Parade

      Plenty of people braved one of the coldest evenings this winter to watch the 2015 Light-up Parade. Photos by David Dyck

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  • Raise carbon tax, B.C. advisors recommend

    The B.C. government’s climate advisory panel wants to start increasing the province’s carbon tax with a 33 per cent jump in 2018, and says even with higher fuel tax the province won’t meet its current target to...

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  • Victim of fatality on 97C identified

    The BC Coroners Service has identified the man killed in an accident on Highway 97C on Nov. 16 as 44-year-old Martin Lewis Schultz, a resident of Penticton. Schultz was the only occupant of an SUV travelling westbound...

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  • Mustangs win home tournament

    The Merritt Mustangs won two of the three divisions in their own seventh annual hockey tournament at the Shulus arena on the Nov. 14 and 15 weekend. In the men’s division, the Mustangs defeated the Warriors 8-5...

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  • Cents still searching for home-court advantage

    Going into Wednesday’s game against Surrey, Merritt’s losing streak at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena was sitting at eight It was a dubious showdown of struggling teams on Wednesday night of this week, when the Surrey Eagles...

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  • Les gagnants volleyball!

    Les Chats Sauvages d’École Collettville ont été les gagnants de la session de l’aprés-midi aux championnats élémentaire de volleyball de School District #58, qui ont eu lieu au gymnase de CMS le 20 novembre.

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  • Sports shorts

    Tennis Four members of the Merritt & District Tennis Club travelled to Kamloops on the weekend to take part in the Singh Dalin Men’s Doubles Tournament. Competing ‘under the bubble’ at the Kamloops Tennis Club, the Merritt...

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