• Dangerous driving charges dropped

    The Crown has stayed charges of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle against a Merritt man accused of attempting to run over his wife following a family argument last summer. The charge against 39-year-old Steve Gurjant Ahuja...

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  • Food bank hires new manager

    A new food bank manager has been hired to serve the Merritt and surrounding areas. Elissa Barron has been chosen by the Nicola Valley and District Food Bank’s board of directors, replacing former manager Marlene Jones who...

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  • Patel’s heart is in the dream of cardiac-care unit at RIH

    By: Kamloops This Week It has taken Al Patel nine years to start a journey — but he’s confident about where the trip will take him. The Kamloops businessman and philanthropist has committed to raising $500,000 this...

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  • Hunting paperwork moves online

    Starting today, hunters looking to get a jump on renewing their licenses this season will be able to do so from the comfort of their own home. A press release from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and...

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  • Finding the leak at city hall

    City councillors were forced to add a last minute item to the ongoing budget deliberations, after staff identified issues with the dry sprinkler system installed throughout city hall. Brad Gilbert, director of recreation and facilities for the...

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  • Thirtieth annual junior native hockey tournament a huge success

    Twenty-seven teams from across Western Canada converged on Merritt for the four-day Nicola Valley Junior Native Hockey Tournament. The 30th edition of the annual event featured 64 games, involving players in the initiation, atom, peewee, bantam and...

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  • Learn To Dance students showcase their talents

    It has been a busy time of year for many of the students who attend the Love To Dance Academy in Merritt. Twenty-seven members of the academy participated in the Spanish Flamenco exams on Feb. 27, under...

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  • GM Joe Martin reflects on the Cents’ season

    There was just nothing left in the tank. The Merritt Centennials showed the cumulative effect of two very gruelling playoff rounds in a row, as they fell 6-2 to the Penticton Vees in the seventh-and-deciding game of...

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  • Brown fights for zero per cent increase, rest of council aims for 1.5

    Citing a rough year for the city, which included losing the Tolko sawmill and the Kengard Manor fire, Councillor Linda Brown argued vehemently last night during budget deliberations for a zero per cent property tax increase. “With the...

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  • BHANDAL: A season to remember

    “The Cents win! The Cents win! The Centennials WIN!” These words highlighted the playoff run the Merritt Centennials had this past season. As the voice of the team, I got to call some fantastic games, which will...

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