• LETTER: Put the process in Canadian hands

      Editor, With all the jingoism over Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion creating jobs — and almost all of it temporary work — it’s conspicuous how there’s no mention of creating actual long-term employment by processing enough of our own crude to,...

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  • Collettville rezoning application revisited

      by Dara Hill City council agreed to bring back the rezoning application for 1330 Pine Street for further discussion. The notice of motion — made by Coun. Brown — for the rezoning application to be revived...

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  • SD 58 to support Indigenous language learning through provincial grant

      by Dara Hill School District 58 received a grant of $6,571 to support Indigenous language learning in the Nicola Valley. As part of the B.C. Ministry of Education’s mandate to reflect Indigenous wordviews and perspectives in...

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  • Principals trading places in School District 58

      by Dara Hill Three principals in School District 58 will be rotating positions as of August 1. Superintendent Steve McNiven reported the three principals appointed to new positions are Leroy Slanzi, Dan Duncan and Kevin McGifford....

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  • Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club heading back to court

      by Michael Potestio Kamloops This Week The Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club is heading back to court in an effort to stop a suspected land swap that would block public access to a sport fishing...

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  • Crime Stoppers alive and well in Merritt

      by Dara Hill According to Merritt RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore, the local Crime Stoppers chapter is paying off in the community. “We had a fairly good year last year as far as Crime Stoppers and tips...

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  • Merritt RCMP struggles with staffing

      by Dara Hill Merritt’s RCMP detachment faces challenges recruiting senior staff. Staff Sargent Lorne Wood said the detachment is down three members as of April, and will soon lose a fourth. He reported the issue of...

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  • Kinder Morgan presses pause on pipeline project

      by Dara Hill Kinder Morgan Canada announced the company would be suspending non-essential work on their Trans Mountain pipeline project on April 8. “Under current circumstances, specifically including the continued actions in opposition to the project...

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  • Joyce Perrie’s lasting legacy

      by Dara Hill After 72 years, Joyce Perrie passed away in February. Her legacy, however, lives on. Perrie was known for her commitment to making her community a better place, which manifested through years of volunteer...

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  • No vehicle thefts last week

    According to Merritt RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore, the most surprising break-in news this past week has been the lack thereof. Dunmore noted local RCMP have received approximately twenty or more reports of vehicle break-ins these past two...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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