• One man dead following car crash near Cache Creek

    An elderly man is dead after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of the Trans Canada Highway and Highway 97C near Cache Creek this morning (April 28). A southbound vehicle with one elderly male occupant was turning...

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  • GALLERY: Arts Festival provides insight into new curriculum

    Thursday marked day four of School District 58’s two-week Arts Festival, and was highlighted by the grand opening of  the visual arts exhibition entitled It’s Not Only Black and White at the Courthouse Art Gallery on Nicola Ave. The...

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  • GALLERY: Arts Festival Day 3 Highlights

      Wednesday was another exciting day for the School District 58 Arts Festival. In the afternoon, over 400 elementary children and a large number of parents converged on the Civic Centre for Central Elementary School’s presentation of...

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  • Bradner R Farms assumes haying operation at Nicola Ranch

    There’s good news for some workers recently laid off at Nicola Ranch, which decided at the end of March it would cease its haying operation. This week, the ranch struck a deal with Bradner R Farms from...

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  • Thunder lacrosse peewees win twice

    The Nicola Valley Thunder peewee lacrosse team had a very successful week with a pair of lopsided wins. On April 19, the team traveled to Kamloops and came away with a 12-1 victory over the Jr. Rattlers....

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  • Panthers in tough versus Valleyview Vikes

    Two of the games five tries came in the final minute of the game on Monday, as the visiting Valleyview Vikes edged the host MSS Panthers 15-10 in high school girls’ rugby action at Voght Park. After...

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  • Greens prevail over Light Blues in youth soccer scoring-fest

    The Merritt Youth Soccer Association’s first week of scheduled games began on April 18, with matches involving Grade 2/3 and Grade 8+ teams. The following night, it was the Grade 4/5 and Grade 6/7 squads that took...

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  • MSS soccer girls settle for second again

    For the second year in a row, the Merritt Secondary School Panthers girls’ soccer team had to settle for the runner-up position in their own Test of Mettle tournament on the weekend. The Panthers finished up with...

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  • RANDALL-YOUNG: When other drivers make you angry

                  Do you, or does someone you know get angry with other drivers? This could be a natural and justified response if someone just about smashes into you. However, many drivers make their daily commute an...

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  • ALBAS: Softwood dispute a federal issue

    This week, the U.S. administration announced that softwood lumber imports into the United States from Canada would be subject to new duties ranging anywhere from 3 per cent up to 24 per cent. The highest duties will be...

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