• Cents take down Silverbacks 5-2

        The Merritt Centennials scored four times in the first period en route to a 5-2 win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Friday night. The victory, Merritt’s second in a row, improves the Cents’ record...

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  • LNIB observes Orange Shirt Day

      Recalling her time in residential school still brings tears to Doreen Sterling’s eyes. Today (Sept. 30) is Orange Shirt Day, and it is a time to remember the First Nations children who were taken from their...

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  • Casting call for Canadian comedy shooting in Merritt

    Want to play a part in a comedy that’s shooting in Merritt? The Thompson Nicola Film Commission (TNFC) is getting the word out that the Canadian production titled Indian Road Trip is casting four speaking roles. Auditions...

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  • Horgan blasts Clark’s record on communities

      A combative NDP leader John Horgan reminded B.C. community leaders Thursday that Premier Christy Clark’s ministers haven’t always been as welcoming to them as they are at their annual convention. Horgan recalled Clark pointing to local...

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  • Premier funds water, firefighter help for communities

      In what looked and sounded like a road-test of her 2017 election campaign, Premier Christy Clark used her annual speech to municipal leaders Wednesday to announce new funds for water systems and benefits for forest firefighters....

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  • $52,525 dolled out at NVIT awards ceremony

    More than $52,000 was awarded to students of Merritt’s Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) campus this past Saturday (Sept. 24) as the post secondary institution held its annual awards ceremony for the recently wrapped up 2015-16 school year....

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  • Charges against Merritt hunter tossed

    By: Cam Fortems, KTW The Crown has dropped illegal hunting charges against a Nicola Valley trapper who argued the rules were unclear. The provincial Court Services Online database shows a stay of proceedings has been entered on...

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  • School district in good financial shape

    School District 58 is in good financial standing. That’s the message chartered accountant Chris Kelley delivered to the school trustees regarding the district’s 2015-16 audited financial statements at the school board meeting on Wednesday (Sept. 21). “On...

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  • Impact of Tolko closure still unclear

    Stephanie Schultz couldn’t believe it when she heard the Tolko mill in Merritt will be closing in December. “Then I checked the various news sites and they were all saying it, so it must be true, right?”...

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  • ASK Wellness in Merritt receiving six support recovery beds

      ASK Wellness in Merritt has received one of five contracts awarded by the Interior Health Authority (IHA) for the creation of support recovery beds. The new beds are an important step in ensuring people with drug...

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