• Interior Health probes privacy breaches after arrests uncover personal information on employees

    by Kamloops This Week The personal information of an estimated 500 current and former Interior Health employees was found by Mounties in the Lower Mainland when they arrested two people on two separate occasions in the past...

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  • EDITORIAL: Farmers being co-opted in tax debate

      The federal government is proposing changes to the Income Tax Act aimed at collecting revenue from corporations that are using certain measures as loopholes to shelter profits from being taxed at the same rate as other...

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  • Cents GM makes some moves on the backend

      Merritt Centennials’ head coach and GM Joe Martin has made his first move to bolster the team’s roster. Last week, Martin acquired 18-year-old defenseman Colten Gerlib from Kamloops in exchange for the playing rights to Ethan...

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  • Merritt Golf & Country Club holds windup tourneys

      The Merritt Golf & Country Club held its men’s and ladies’ windup tournaments on the weekend, with over 100 participants taking part. The ladies’ event on Saturday was a stroke-play competition that also acted as the...

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  • Local cowboys and cowgirls clean up at Little Britches

      It was another banner year for young  Nicola Valley competitors in B.C. Little Britches Rodeo. Following the final event of the season in Barriere on the Sept. 9 and 10 weekend, no fewer than four local...

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  • Kinder Morgan ordered to stop installing fish spawning deterrent mats

    The National Energy Board (NEB) has ordered Kinder Morgan to stop installing mats, which discourage fish from spawning in streams its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is slated to cross. Numerous conditions have not yet been met by...

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  • VOHRINGER: The future of hunting is in good hands

      During the mid-eighties and into the early nineties hunter numbers plummeted to an all-time low. It got eventually so bad that some insiders started to predict that if this decline continues for much longer it could...

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  • Coldwater Band wins Federal Court battle over Trans Mountain easement

      The Federal Court of Appeal found the B.C. government had erred in its responsibility to protect the environmental and financial interests of the Coldwater Band during the process of approving Kinder Morgan’s license to continue operating...

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  • Cents win – at last!

      It wasn’t pretty, but they did it. The Merritt Centennials finally won a regular-season game, after going 0-6-0-0 to start the 2017-18 BCHL campaign. The Cents defeated the visiting Surrey Eagles 2-1 on Wednesday night, in...

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  • Traffic blitz yields tickets for distracted driving and seatbelt infractions

    Police caught a number of people breaking the law during a traffic enforcement blitz in Merritt at two different locations on Tuesday (Sept. 26). In total six tickets for distracted driving related to cell phone use and...

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