• Freezing rain warning issued for Coquihalla Highway, Okanagan Connector

    It may be best to stay off the highways today. Environment Canada is warning of the chance of freezing rain over the Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Kamloops today as well as the Okanagan Connector from Merritt...

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  • Theatre society adds former MLA to board of directors

    Former NDP MLA Harry Lali is the newest director of the Nicola Valley Community Theatre Society (NVCTS), joining the group with the goal of helping to secure government funding for a proposed theatre. “We have a new...

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  • Panel decides against changing conditions for child killer

      by Kamloops This Week A panel has decided against changing custodial conditions for Allan Schoenborn, who in 2008 murdered his three children in their Merritt home. The B.C. Review Board released its decision on Friday, following...

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  • Solar panels a possibility at Princeton Secondary School

    The local school board is asking its operations manager to look into the feasibility of installing solar panels at it’s secondary school in Princeton. At the Nov. 8 board meeting trustee Dave Rainer put forward a motion...

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  • BENNETT: Improve your balance to prevent falls

      by Katrina Bennett November is Fall Prevention Month in Canada, and the benefits of improving your balance can help everyone — not just seniors — avoid a painful and costly injury. I am in my early...

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  • LETTER: Proportional representation would be better for B.C.

      Editor, MLA Jackie Tegart’s opinion piece (Merritt Herald, Nov. 1, 2017) concerning proportional representation (PR) misrepresents the facts. She believes it’s not a good idea to give every B.C. citizen a voice in government. She would...

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  • TNRD BRIEFS: Ranta re-elected as board chair

      by Kamloops This Week Cache Creek Mayor John Ranta will remain at the head of the board table at the Thompson-Nicola Regional District. Ranta was re-elected as board chair for his fourth consecutive term at the...

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  • BC Liberals leadership race heats up at local bakery

    Two BC Liberal leadership candidates have made campaign stops in the country music capital, aiming to sell locals on their plan to boost the economy of rural B.C. Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone and Vancouver-Quilchena MLA Andrew...

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  • Bridge work impacting Highway 5A this week

    By: KTW Drivers travelling between Merritt and Kamloops on Highway 5A need to use the Coquihalla Highway instead today and Thursday. The Quilchena Bridge on Highway 5A is closed to vehicle traffic today (Nov.14) and Thursday, Nov....

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  • UPDATED: Merritt RCMP officer charged with assault

      Sgt. Norm Flemming with the Merritt RCMP has been charged with assault, announced a press release from the BC Prosecution Service on Friday. The charge stems from an incident at the Merritt RCMP detachment on May...

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