• Variance permits needed for fire hall expansion

    The fire department is looking to get approval for a pair of variances needed in order for an expansion of the Merritt fire hall to move forward. At its regular meeting on June 13, city council unanimously...

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  • New evidence prompts a return to court for Fish and Game Club

    It ain’t over ‘till it’s over. And in the case of a court battle between the Nicola Valley Fish & Game Club and Douglas Lake Cattle Company over public access to lakes — despite weeks of deliberations in...

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  • Hot weekend weather prompts warnings

    With temperatures predicted to hit the high 30s this weekend in the Nicola Valley, a whole host of organizations are issuing reminders, warnings and tips about how to stay safe in the heat. “Temperatures are going to...

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  • Stead named best Junior A goalie in Canada

    The 2016-17 hockey season is one netminder Kristian Stead is never going to forget. Back in March, the 20-year-old Merritt minor hockey product was chosen the Most Valuable Player and playoff MVP for his Nipawin Hawks team...

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  • GALLERY: Flat track racers take over Merritt Speedway

    Exciting flat track motorcycle racing came to the Merritt Speedway on Saturday. John Henry Ramsey (above), who finished sixth overall in the class, competed on a classic 1978 Can Am 378cc bike that his father, Pat, used...

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  • GALLERY: NWMRA mud racing in the Nicola Valley

    The NWMRA roared into town on the weekend for two days of down-and-dirty mud racing on the grounds of the Rockin’ River Music Fest site. A total of 73 trucks from around the province took part in...

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  • Flood recovery begins in Lower Nicola

    Andy Schindler’s backyard was once a very peaceful spot. A pasture extended from the back of Schindler’s house in Lower Nicola towards the banks of Guichon Creek. Andy and his wife Debbie used the space to run...

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  • Council says no to pickle ball-only retrofit

    The sports box at Central Park will remain a multi-use facility, after city council defeated a motion granting the Merritt Pickle Ball Club exclusive use of the facility at a special council meeting held on June 20....

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  • B.C. Liberals plan to restrict donations, raise welfare rates

    The B.C. Liberal government is preparing to propose new restrictions on campaign donations and offer an increase in income assistance rates in its throne speech set for Thursday. Facing a united opposition of B.C. NDP and B.C....

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  • Three years in prison for Merritt man who found, sold shotgun

    By Cam Fortems KTW A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled a three-year jail term is a fit sentence for a Merritt man who pleaded guilty to selling a stolen shotgun to who he believed was his...

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