• Miles lands in Logan Lake

    The City of Merritt’s former corporate officer has found new work not far from the Nicola Valley. Melisa Miles, who resigned from her position at the end of July, has been hired by the District of Logan...

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  • O’Fee out as Interior Health board chair

    By: Chirstopher Foulds (Kamloops This Week) John O’Fee says he has no hard feelings after being replaced as chair of the Interior Health board. The new NDP government removed O’Fee as chair on Friday, replacing him with...

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  • Campfire ban lifted in Kamloops Fire Centre

    By: Kamloops This Week Break out the weenies — campfires are once again allowed to burn in the Kamloops Fire Centre, which includes the Merritt fire zone. Following a hot, smoky summer with a blanket ban on...

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  • ALR reforms ahead for NDP

    Getting rid of the two-zone Agricultural Land Reserve is just one of the changes in the works for the NDP government, along with serving B.C. produce in hospitals and restoring a provincewide Buy B.C. marketing program. The...

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  • Stolen vehicles recovered near Coquihalla Highway

    Local police recovered a couple of stolen vehicles this week that were mysteriously parked south of Merritt off the Coquihalla Highway, including one that was reported stolen from Merritt. “One was reported stolen out of Langley and...

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  • Walking to heal old wounds

    There are still many features of the T’kemlups Indian Band Office that remind Upper Nicola Band Chief Harvey McLeod of the years he spent there when it was a residential school. “The smell and the aroma in...

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  • City reopens access to three trails

    Cooler weather and rain has lead to the city allowing access to three local trails that have been closed for more than two months due to the wildfire risk. As of noon Thursday (Sept. 21) access points...

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  • Teacher could return to MSS after serving suspension

      A Merritt teacher who violated professional conduct standards by sending inappropriate text messages to recently-graduated students will be returning to Merritt Secondary School after he serves a one-month suspension. School District 58 superintendent Stephen McNiven confirmed...

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  • Wildfires burn up business for local forest industry

      This year’s wildfire season has burnt up more than just a million hectares of land. Local forestry businesses are reporting feeling the pinch from logging operations being suspended due to a wildfire danger rating much more...

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  • PHOTOS: Fire chief makes the case for expansion

      It’s a project aimed at bringing Merritt’s fire hall into the 21st century, but it comes with a hefty price tag. This fall, phase two of the fire hall expansion will head to an alternative approval...

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