• PHOTOS: Merritt celebrates Aboriginal Day

    No matter what it’s called, Aboriginal Day in the Nicola Valley was once again a great opportunity to celebrate First Nations culture. In Ottawa on Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that, in the spirit of the...

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  • Pals across an age divide, forged through a paper bond

    Nine-year-old Evan Dallaire, a student in the Grade 3/4 split class at Logan Lake Elementary, made a new friend this year — albeit one who is a couple years older than him. Evan didn’t meet Pat Marshall...

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  • Angling for something to do for Father’s Day this weekend?

    Motors and mud highlight the list of things to do in the Nicola Valley for Father’s Day. There are plenty of ways to celebrate with dad in the Nicola Valley this weekend. On Saturday, head on over...

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  • 2017 Cow Trail Classic a thing of beauty

    Over 120 riders of all ages and from all across the province took to the line for the running of the 2017 Cow Trail Classic on June 10. The annual event, organized by the Merritt Mountain Bike...

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  • PHOTOS: Young and old represented at KIDZ TRI

    It was a day full of cheering, encouragement and air drying yourself with a bicycle ride through town en route to the finish line. The 2017 KIDZ TRI triathlon was held under clear, blue skies  Sunday morning...

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  • Work started on multi-million dollar community centre in Rocky Pines

    The Lower Nicola Indian Band (LNIB) has broken ground on a multi-million dollar investment in its Rocky Pines community. The band is building a new 4,000 square-foot community centre on Cougar Crescent in Lower Nicola, which will...

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  • PHOTOS: Back Country Horsemen take aim in Merritt

    For the second time in three years the Back Country Horsemen of BC (BCHBC) descended on the Merritt rodeo grounds for their yearly rendezvous. The event, which serves as the group’s main fundraiser for the year and...

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  • GALLERY: 6th annual SD 58 student powwow

    Representatives of the Nicola Valley’s First Nations community, School District 58, and other local organizations proceeded proudly into the Lower Nicola Band Arbour in Shulus for the 6th annual school district student powwow on Wednesday (May 24)....

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  • Canada-wide Walk for Dog Guides coming to Merritt and Logan Lake

    Most people are used to the idea of taking the pooch for a stroll — but for a large number of Canadians with a disability, walking with a specially trained guide dog can make a huge difference...

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  • GALLERY: Arts Festival provides insight into new curriculum

    Thursday marked day four of School District 58’s two-week Arts Festival, and was highlighted by the grand opening of  the visual arts exhibition entitled It’s Not Only Black and White at the Courthouse Art Gallery on Nicola Ave. The...

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