• No plans to apply for day pass after judge declines high-risk designation for Schoenborn

    Child killer Allan Schoenborn will not be labeled a high-risk accused, a B.C. Supreme Court Justice ruled this morning (Aug. 31), but his lawyer says there are no plans to apply for day passes — something Schoenborn...

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  • Action coming on senior care ‘crisis,’ Dix says

      Unpaid family caregivers are taking more of the burden of seniors care as government home care and day program services decline, B.C. Seniors Advocate says. Isobel Mackenzie released an update of her 2015 report on home...

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  • Careless campfires continue in B.C.

      Even after a summer of wildfires, evacuations and smoke, some campers continue to ignore a ban on campfires that remains in place across most of southern B.C. In the past week, 37 tickets have been issued...

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  • Fall Fair to feature special Canada 150 category

      The pickles have been jarred, the flowers cut, quilts sewn and baskets weaved — all that remains is for the blue ribbons to be assigned. This year’s Nicola Valley Fall Fair will keep the judges busy,...

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  • Judge declines to label Schoenborn high-risk accused

    Child killer Allan Schoenborn will not be labeled a high-risk accused, a B.C. Supreme Court Justice ruled this morning. Justice Martha Devlin said Schoenborn does not pose a high enough risk that he could cause grave physical...

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  • Buhler headlines all-star cast at Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo

      A ton of talent from across Canada and the U.S. will be on display this weekend at the 2017 Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo, slated for Saturday and Sunday at the Merritt rodeo grounds in Collettville. Over...

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  • Pro rodeo will have something for everyone

      The 59th edition of the Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo on the Labour Day weekend in Merritt once again promises to be one of the best ever — with spectacular displays of skill, courage and horsemanship by...

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  • Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo to honour Ty Pozzobon

      While the community of Merritt and the entire rodeo world continues to try and come to terms with the sudden passing of much-loved local cowboy Ty Pozzobon in January of this year at the age of...

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  • Ranch rodeo: Working cowboys and cowgirls show their stuff

      A big crowd and a whole mess of participants turned out for the 2017 Nicola Valley ranch rodeo and first annual Norman Lindley Memorial saddle bronc event, held in Merritt on Saturday. A total of 14...

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  • ALBAS: Joint accountability could mean no accountability

      This past week the Prime Minister announced a cabinet shuffle. Although media often portray cabinet shuffles as a type of crisis level event, there many reasons why a shuffle occurs and in this case I believe...

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