Merritt Bc

Good Samaritan Becomes Victim Of Attempted Carjacking In Merritt

CP | Posted 11.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The unnamed victim picked up a couple he thought was stranded on the highway.

Voters Turned Away As Advance Poll In B.C. Runs Out Of Ballots

CBC | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Some voters in the rural area had travelled 40 minutes or more and waited only to be turned away.

B.C. Father Who Killed His Kids Granted Day Trips

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Allan Schoenborn killed his three kids seven years ago.

Flash Flood, Hail Hit B.C. Interior

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The extreme storm lasted only half an hour.

B.C. Home Where Dad Killed 3 Kids Finally Torn Down

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Allan Schoenborn stabbed his daughter and smothered his sons at the home in April 2008.

Fishermen Find Okanagan Woman Frozen To Death On Roadside

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

RCMP believe the 73-year-old died fter her truck got stuck on an unplowed road and she got out and started walking.

Merritt Doesn't Want To Be The 'Crap Capital Of Canada'

National Post | Posted 01.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

S— happens, but some Merritt, B.C. residents are just hoping it will happen somewhere else. Friends of the Nicola Valley are worried that the are...

B.C. Outdoorsmen Risk Criminal Record To Keep Lakes Public

CBC | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A group of local outdoorsmen east of Merritt, B.C. say they're being threatened with criminal charges and accuse the RCMP of taking sides in a disput...

Why B.C.'s Murky Political Lobbying Industry Is So Troubling

Dermod Travis | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The intertwining of lobbyists with a political party's fundraising apparatus is worrisome, because ultimately both sides risk developing a dependency on keeping the other happy and the money flowing. It rarely ends well.

Killed Miner's Daughters Speak Out

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The daughter of a miner who drowned in an industrial accident says she won't give up her fight for justice, even though prosecutors have d...

No Charges In Merritt Mine Accident

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Criminal Justice Branch says it will not approve charges against the operators of a mine where an employee drowned more ...

Teens Missing Near Nicola Lake

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

MERRITT, B.C. - Two teenagers from Langley, B.C., are missing in the southern Interior and their half-submerged canoe has been found in Nicola Lake, j...

Cougars And Bobcats In Merritt, Oh My!

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

MERRITT, B.C. - Residents of Merritt, B.C., are being warned about an unusually high number of cougar and bobcat sightings around their city, about 35...

Job Losses Hit Merritt, B.C. Hard

CBC | Posted 01.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The recent loss of about 85 resource jobs in Merritt, B.C., has some in the Interior city worried about its future — but the mayor is confident the ...

B.C. Mom Struggles To Prove She Actually Had Baby

CBC | Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada

A B.C. mother who gave birth to her son at home with some family members present, but with no doctor or midwife, has found it difficult to persuade pr...

RCMP Officer Accused Of Stealing Cocaine From BC Drug Exhibit

CBC | Posted 03.12.2012 | Canada

An RCMP officer in B.C. with more than 18 years in the force has been charged with theft for allegedly taking cocaine from a drug exhibit, a senior of...