• The changing face of Merritt: 2015 in a nutshell

    A lot can change in a year, and it’s important to reflect back on past successes and failures, celebrations and failings. Taking stock of where we are now can give insight into what direction we’re heading into...

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  • B.C. makes quitting smoking easier

    The B.C. government’s quit-smoking assistance program is now available to people who drop by a pharmacy to qualify for free nicotine replacement products. As of Jan. 1, 2016, participants no longer have to register by calling 8-1-1...

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  • Shewchuk: Ghosts from New Year’s past

    By Murphy Shewchuk While searching through the Hudson’s Bay Company journals and The Inland Sentinel newspaper looking for information on the Brigade Trails that wound through the Nicola Valley, I came across several references to past New...

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  • Gage: There can be many reasons for rebound headaches

    Do you suffer from headaches every day despite regularly using a pain reliever? Do they remain the same or even become worse after you take this pain reliever? If you can answer “yes” to either of these...

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  • Young: Resolutions and intentions

    “Our intentions create our reality.” -Wayne Dyer As I write this, another year is coming to an end. A New Year always seems like a fresh start, so we often reflect on the past year and resolve...

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  • Dyer: 2015 year-ender

    If historical ingratitude were a crime, most of the people writing year-end pieces this month would be in jail. This year was not like 1919, when three per cent of the world’s population died of influenza, or...

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  • Vohringer: Wintertime is ice fishing time

    The winter, with its cold, ice and snow, is here and but for the avid outdoors person that is no reason to sit inside by the fire. Ice fishing is a popular activity in our valley that...

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  • Tegart: A look back at 2015, and where we’re headed

    As one year ends and another begins, it’s important to take a look back at what we have accomplished in the past and what we hope to achieve in the future. For Merritt it was a busy...

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  • Top 10 most read stories of 2015

    These stories have been flipped through, clicked on and seen by more eyes than any of the other stories printed this year. 1. Drama on Corbette Lake as protesters arrested (December) Back in January of this year, fishermen,...

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  • Charges laid in Dec. 28 collision on Highway 97C

    The driver involved in the Hwy 97C collision which occurred this past Monday (Dec. 28) a few kilometres east of Merritt is facing several Motor Vehicle Act charges, according to police. At about noon that Monday, Merritt RCMP, Central...

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