• Finding new airport tenant put on hold

    The City of Merritt’s plans to find a new tenant for the airport hangar building at Saunders Field have been grounded — for now. At its regular meeting on Tuesday (March 14) council voted unanimously in favour...

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  • Witnesses sought after highway shooter caught

    Members of the RCMP are searching for witnesses, after a winding chase which led Mounties across the province hunting a suspect who was allegedly shooting at semi-trucks along the highway last weekend. The sequence of events began at...

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  • Rockin’ River Festival receives $150,000 from B.C. government

    The B.C. government seems to have an interest in helping Merritt shore up its reputation as the Country Music Capital of Canada. Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart stopped by the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame on March...

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  • Teenager flown to hospital after being hit by truck

    A 13-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital this afternoon after being hit by a pickup truck while riding his bike on Voght Street between Central Elementary School and Priest Avenue. The teenage boy was conscious as he...

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  • UPDATED: Carbon monoxide suspected in death of family near Ashcroft

    by KTW The mayor of Ashcroft said the community is in mourning after four people were found dead inside a home in nearby Venables Valley — deaths believed to have been caused by carbon-monoxide gas. The bodies...

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  • UPDATE: RCMP make arrest in connection to highway shooting

      UPDATE (March 27): A press release from the RCMP on March 25 confirmed that officers located the suspect vehicle in Chilliwack and arrested one individual in connection to the shootings. Mounties are searching for a blue...

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  • Mounties investigating after four people found dead in Venables Valley home

      by KTW Police are investigating after four bodies were found inside a home near Ashcroft. In a release, RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said Ashcroft Mounties found the four bodies while performing a well-being check on Friday afternoon at...

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  • Overtime win sends Cents-Vees series to seven

        Tyrell Buckley’s second goal of the playoffs at 10:23 of the first overtime period on Friday lifted the Merritt Centennials to a 2-1 home ice victory in game six of their best-of-seven playoff series with...

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  • Province targets invasive weeds in the Nicola Valley

    The B.C. government has announced new funding to combat invasive weeds in the Nicola Valley by introducing a three-year pilot project to the tune of $2.2 million. The Thompson-Nicola Regional District, BC Cattlemen’s Association, Southern Interior Weed...

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  • Cents force a game six with stunning win in Penticton

      It ain’t over till it’s over! This pithy sports truism, immortalized by the late New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra, rang out loud and clear on Thursday night as the underdog Merritt Centennials fought off almost-certain...

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