• 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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  • SD 58 closing in on new education agreement with Nooaitch, Coldwater bands

    School District 58 is working towards a local education agreement (LEA) with the Nooaitch and Coldwater bands. “We are through to some final discussions with the communities of Nooaitch and Coldwater and we’ll be looking at finalizing...

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  • Panel decides against changing conditions for child killer

      by Kamloops This Week A panel has decided against changing custodial conditions for Allan Schoenborn, who in 2008 murdered his three children in their Merritt home. The B.C. Review Board released its decision on Friday, following...

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  • Solar panels a possibility at Princeton Secondary School

    The local school board is asking its operations manager to look into the feasibility of installing solar panels at it’s secondary school in Princeton. At the Nov. 8 board meeting trustee Dave Rainer put forward a motion...

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  • Clerical error causes cancellation of alternative approval process for fire hall expansion

    The City of Merritt is cancelling its alternative approval process required to borrow up to $2.2 million for the second part of the fire hall expansion. According to a press release issued by newly hired director of...

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  • TNRD BRIEFS: Ranta re-elected as board chair

      by Kamloops This Week Cache Creek Mayor John Ranta will remain at the head of the board table at the Thompson-Nicola Regional District. Ranta was re-elected as board chair for his fourth consecutive term at the...

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  • Stats prove theft is on the rise in Merritt

      The number of break-ins to vehicles and properties in the past four months compared has nearly doubled compared to the same time period last year. In total police have compiled 69 files for break-ins and thefts...

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  • Sexual assault kits available in Merritt

      Busy emergency department and low staffing levels at the Nicola Valley means some assault victims must make the trip to Kamloops in order to utilize sexual assault kits. Despite a report from a community health meeting...

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  • Curriculum implementation pushed back in B.C.

      Fully implementing the new curriculum at the high school level in B.C. has been pushed back yet again. The 2017-18 school year is the second year grade 10 to 12 teachers are able to teach with...

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  • Police reporting multiple break-ins to mailboxes

    ‘Tis the season of mail thefts. “It’s happening again. It is Christmas season, so this is the time of year that people are starting to get mail with Christmas presents or ordering presents and package,” said...

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