• Surrey man facing charges for assaulting Merritt police

    A 19-year-old man from Surrey is facing charges of assault and uttering threats towards police officers after getting his rental car stuck in the woods near Merritt yesterday (June 22). Anhad Virk contacted police at about 5 a.m. when his...

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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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  • City council to address pigeon problem

    The City of Merritt is looking into a bylaw amendment that’s for the birds. Merritt city council is directing staff to prepare a report outlining a possible change to the animal control bylaw that will restrict the...

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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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  • Police encouraging citizens to report alcohol-related offences

    The Merritt RCMP is encouraging the public to keep calling in alcohol-related offences, after the detatchment received a large number of complaints involving alcohol over the weekend. There were 14 complaints for offences such as drunk in...

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  • Trailer taken from Chapman Street home

    The Merritt RCMP is asking the public for assistance after a trailer was reported stolen out of a driveway on Chapman Street on Friday (June 16). The trailer is a 2010 utility trailer with the B.C. license...

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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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  • Milk recall issued in British Columbia

    A number of Agropur Cooperative-produced brands of milk are the subject of a recall issued Thursday by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The CFIA recall advises that “Agropur Cooperative is recalling Island Farms, Lucerne and Natrel...

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