• Search for predatory bear ended

    The Conservation Officer Service have called off their search for a predatory bear that attacked a jogger near the Norgaard lookout last week. No new reports of a black bear in the area were received in the...

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  • Enduro debut set for Cow Trail weekend

    June 9 to 11 is already shaping up to be the biggest weekend of the summer for mountain bike enthusiasts in the Nicola Valley, with the Cow Trail Classic and all the associated camps, fanfare and contests...

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  • Thunder bantams fall just short of victory

    A win was in their grasp, but the Nicola Valley Thunder bantam team had to settle for a 7-4 loss to the visiting Penticton Heat at the Shulus Arena Tuesday (May 30). The Thunder looked good early,...

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  • Drynock charged with murder

    A man facing charges after getting into a tussle with police officers at a bar in Merritt is now also facing a separate charge for murder. First-degree murder charges have been approved against Johnny Drynock, 22, who...

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  • Logan Lake shows off new fire hall

    The community of Logan Lake has taken a step forward with the opening of a new $3.2 million fire hall. The new city facility was officially opened on May 24. In addition to the fire department, it...

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  • Inside the NDP-Green governing agreement

    The cooperation agreement between the B.C. NDP and the B.C. Green Party calls for increasing the carbon tax starting next year, “immediately” beginning measures to stop the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, and establish a “fair...

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  • Police close investigation of suspicious fires at Coldwater and May Street

    The Merritt RCMP has ended its investigation of two suspicious fires that occurred a few months ago at the corner of Coldwater Avenue and May Street. No charges will be coming as a result as police have...

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  • NDP prepares for chance at governing

    NDP leader John Horgan was greeted as a victor Tuesday at his first caucus meeting since the May 9 election, with hugs and a standing ovation among the 41 members who have reached a support agreement with...

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  • Crown declines to pursue attempted murder charges

    The Crown won’t pursue attempted murder charges against two men accused of shooting at a group of people outside a house party in Diamond Vale last month, but are proceeding with a multitude of others. Michael Drynock,...

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  • Police recover trove of stolen items

    The Merritt RCMP is trying to return a trove of recently recovered stolen items to their rightful owners. The items were all found Monday morning (May 29) in a single location in town that “was stumbled upon...

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