With an el Nino climate expected this winter, ice may be just as much of a factor as snow on Southern Interior highways.
by Laísa Condé | Nov 17, 2023
The Okanagan Connector is currently closed in eastbound due to a Penske truck on fire. According...
by Jake Courtepatte | Nov 15, 2023
The reconstruction of the Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Merritt is now complete, two years after the devastating November 2021 floods.
by Laísa Condé | Nov 10, 2023
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement and a winter storm warning for the...
by Laísa Condé | Oct 31, 2023
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the southern Interior with the...
by Laísa Condé | Oct 23, 2023
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the southern Interior highway passes...
by Jake Courtepatte | Oct 5, 2023
The Trans-Canada Highway between Spences Bridge and Cache Creek is closed following a pair of semi...
by Marius Auer | Aug 23, 2023
A travel ban to hotels and campgrounds in some wildfire affected southern Interior was lifted at midnight, according to B.C.’s Minister of Emergency Management.
by Laísa Condé | Aug 22, 2023
Valemount RCMP released surveillance pictures of the vehicle suspected to be involved in the...
by Marius Auer | Jul 24, 2023
A provincial safety initiative is reminding workers that the most dangerous thing they may be doing at work is driving – even if they only drive for work occasionally.
by Marius Auer | Jul 12, 2023
With summer conditions come summer construction projects, and the Nicola Valley’s surrounding highways are no exception.
by Marius Auer | Jul 11, 2023
The ongoing reconstruction project along the stretch of Highway 5 between Merritt and Hope has reached the halfway point, officials said in a press release.
by Marius Auer | Jul 7, 2023
The Merritt Community Policing Office (CPO) announced in a social media post that Superintendent Dale Carr and Inspector Rob Nason with BC Highway Patrol will be joining in on a conversation at Sprit Square to engage with the community and answer any questions.
by Marius Auer | Jun 29, 2023
Two small wildfires have broken near Merritt, with the spot size flames still classified as ‘out of control’ this morning (June 29) after being discovered late yesterday.
by Marius Auer | Jun 19, 2023
Highways 3, 5, and 97C are impacted by the special weather statement, which advises travellers of a weather system that will cause slippery road conditions in the coming day.
by Merritt Herald | May 24, 2023
Residents of the Nicola Valley are no strangers to roadside construction, with several major highways converging in Merritt, and long term road construction projects still ongoing for both Highway 8 and the Coquihalla Highway in the aftermath of the 2021 floods.
by Marius Auer | Apr 18, 2023
Merritt Fire Rescue Department crews responded to a motor vehicle fire involving a semi truck hauling an excavator, managing to contain the blaze to the vehicle itself during the late night fire on Saturday (April 15).
by Marius Auer | Mar 31, 2023
A snowfall warning has been issued for the stretch of Highway 5 between Merritt and Hope, and Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton, via Allison Pass, as a heavy late season snowfall system enters the area today (March 31).