• Sam contemplates seeking NDP nomination

    Aaron Sam may toss his hat into the political ring at the provincial level. The chief of the Lower Nicola Indian Band is considering whether or not to seek the nomination as the B.C. NDP candidate for...

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  • No arrests yet for storage locker break-ins

    Merritt police are still investigating multiple cases of thefts from storage lockers reported this earlier this month. “I know that we’ve been utilizing a lot of the surveillance and we’re identifying potential suspects vehicles …...

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  • Prime Minister approves Trans Mountain expansion

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unleashed a torrent of pipeline news on Tuesday, issuing federal approval for two projects — including Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain project — and rejecting a third, during a press conference on Nov. 29....

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  • Sudden death ruled an accident due to intoxication

    The death of a 34-year-old Merritt man has been ruled an accident caused by extreme intoxication. RCMP Sgt. Norm Flemming said the man, who is from the Coldwater reserve, passed away on the morning of Nov. 12...

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  • VOHRINGER: Hunters must respect private land

    To respect private land is part of the hunter ethics creed, but not everybody adheres to it. In conversations with landowners I hear complaints all the time. This is not good because the negative impressions some hunters...

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  • NVIT alum wins national forestry award

      A former Nicola Valley Institute of Technology student has been recognized with a national award, honouring First Nations people who choose to pursue a career in the forestry sector. Gregory Daniels, who studied at NVIT from...

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  • Fraudster scams Merrittonian out of $750

    The Merritt RCMP is warning the public after two people reported running into scammers on the social media website Facebook. Last Tuesday, (Nov. 22) two residents informed police they had received messages on Facebook that claimed they had won...

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  • DYER: After Aleppo: a kind of peace?

      Eastern Aleppo, the rebel-held half of what was once Syria’s biggest city, is falling. Once the resistance there collapses, things may move very fast in Syria, and the biggest question will be: do the outside powers...

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  • Highland Valley Copper running at reduced capacity after weekend incident

    The Highland Valley Copper mine is operating at 60 per cent capacity this week due to damage to one of its three ore stockpile covers. The cover buckled at approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 26), but...

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  • Conservation app makes it easy to report violations

      While many head out to the wilderness to escape the daily hum of technology, the launch of a new conservation app has the BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) encouraging outdoorsmen to bring their smart phones with them...

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