• Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon ready to return to the Nicola Valley

      Government House’s loss is the Nicola Valley’s gain. Outgoing lieutenant-governor Judith Guichon is set to end her term on April 23, handing over the keys to the official residence to the incoming Janet Austin, after serving...

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  • Upper Nicola solar project clears another hurdle

      A major solar farm is one step closer to becoming a reality in the Nicola Valley, after the membership of the Upper Nicola Band voted in favour of designating 400 acres of reserve land for development....

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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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  • Student recognized with national service award

      A senior student at Merritt Secondary School will receive national recognition for her years of volunteer service with various clubs and organizations in the Nicola Valley. Simren Panghli has spent countless hours of her time helping...

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  • Oil-by-rail traffic rises as B.C. battles over Trans Mountain pipeline

    While politicians bicker about the long-planned Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, crude oil and diluted bitumen shipments by rail continue to increase in B.C. B.C. Liberal MLA Mike de Jong presented documents in the B.C. legislature Thursday, including...

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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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  • Renters, landlords to be quizzed on B.C. problems

    Premier John Horgan has announced a task force of MLAs to tour the province looking for ways to improve the rental housing situation in B.C. The move follows increased funding for the Residential Tenancy Branch to reduce...

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  • B.C. blasted for Trans Mountain pipeline tactics

    Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she is following through with her threat to restrict petroleum shipments to B.C. as the dispute over oil pipeline expansion heats up. “We are introducing legislation to allow us to restrict product to...

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  • Encouraging signs for residents, business owners affected by fire

      Merritt’s fire chief is hopeful that at least some of the residents affected by Friday’s fire in a suite above Mongos Mongolian Grill will be able to return to their homes this week. Eight people were...

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  • Career fair coming to civic centre

      The Citxw Nlaka’pamux Assembly (CNA) expects big crowds to be in attendance at the group’s third annual career fair at the Merritt Civic Centre on April 6. More than 300 people attended last year’s event, said Lisa...

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