• No postal strike after agreement reached

    Job action has been averted as Canada Post and the union representing more than 50,000 postal employees have reached tentative agreements. The possibility of a disruption in mail service loomed over negotiations for months, but Canada Post...

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  • Evacuations as Lytton fire grows

    Sixteen homes have been evacuated and another 20 are on evacuation alert as wildfire crews battle a blaze south of Lytton. The fire, which was first reported on Wednesday morning, is an estimated 60 hectares in size and...

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  • Overdose alert issued in Kamloops

    BY: Tim Petruk, KTW Health officials have issued an overdose alert to Kamloops drug users after five reported overdoses — including one fatality — in 48 hours. The Interior Health Authority issued the alert on Wednesday afternoon,...

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  • Nature groups to host documentary film screening tonight

    The Nicola Valley Naturalists and the Wilderness Committee are partnering up to host a film screening at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology tonight (Aug. 31). The film is titled “To the Ends of the Earth,” a...

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  • Merritt man charged for attempting to run over wife

      by Tim Petruk, KTW A Merritt man has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle after allegedly attempting to run over his wife following a family argument. The charge against the 39-year-old was laid...

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  • SFU students searching for satellite in Nicola Valley

    A team of students from Simon Fraser University are calling on people in the Nicola Valley to keep an eye out for a downed weather balloon in the area. Jordan Lui, one of the members of the...

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  • Dance academy hosts summer camp

    The Love To Dance (LTD) Academy in Merritt held its third-annual summer dance camp during the week of Aug. 15 to 19 at its facility on Nicola Avenue. Over 40 youngsters took part in the five-day camp....

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  • RCMP chase stolen ambulance to Hope

    A decommissioned ambulance, stolen from a BC Hydro substation in Logan Lake earlier this month, was spotted by police on Sunday, Aug. 28. On Sunday, officers from the Logan Lake and Merritt RCMP detachments responded to a call...

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  • Nicola, Coldwater and Spius set to be closed for angling

    Starting on Wednesday (Aug. 31), the Coldwater River, Nicola River, and Spius Creek will be closed to anglers, due to high temperatures in the water which endanger an already vulnerable fish population. Despite the relatively cool, wet...

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  • One to go for Mackay-Smith and Rose

    You can bet Merritt’s Matt Mackay-Smith and former resident Derek Rose have the Sept. 24 and 25 weekend firmly circled on their calendars. That’s the date of the fifth and final stop on the Canadian Motorcycle Drag...

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