• Martin, Van Unen headed to WJAC Team Canada West selection camp

      The Merritt Centennials will be well-represented at this year’s World Junior A Challenge selection camp. On Nov. 20, Hockey Canada announced the invitees to the Team Canada West and Team Canada East selection camps — in...

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  • Merritt Secondary volleyball season wraps up

      A very busy and successful Merritt Secondary School volleyball season came to an end this week. Merritt’s last remaining team was knocked out of the playoffs on Tuesday night in Kamloops, as the Grade 8 girls...

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  • Volunteers heading door-to-door in Merritt

      It’s time to start digging through those cupboards, as the annual Hands of Hope food drive is set for Nov. 26. Each year, a team of volunteers spends an afternoon traversing Merritt, going door-to-door to collect...

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  • Nicola Nordic Ski Club Ski club revved up by donation

      The skiing in the Kane Valley should be extra smooth this year, after a donation from the Thompson Nicola Regional District  (TNRD) allowed the Nicola Nordic Ski Club to purchase a new groomer and snowmobile to...

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  • ‘Because I’ve Been There’ triumphs at film festival

      It’s been a whirlwind month for a group of young indigenous filmmakers from the Nicola Valley. A month ago, the group of 12 filmmakers learned that their short film, “Because I’ve Been There” had been accepted...

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  • Country Christmas kicks off with tree lighting

    The holiday season officially got underway in the Nicola Valley with the lighting of this year’s Christmas tree at Spirit Square yesterday (Nov. 20). The ceremony is the first of what will be a week of Country...

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  • Dog death investigation ended due to lack of information

    The Merritt RCMP has ended its investigation into the the death of a dog left hanging by its neck from a tree on the Coldwater reserve last fall. There was a suspect in the case, but due...

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  • Local man charged for stabbing family member with knife

    A 27-year-old Merritt man is facing charges for allegedly stabbing a family member in the neck with a paring knife — the second such incident this year. Skyler Washington faces charges of aggravated assault and uttering threats...

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  • 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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