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Photos: $4.85M rustic Merritt retreat

November 13, 2013

Buck’s Landing, a 4,808-sq-ft wooden home on Glimpse Lake, offers a six-acre property with 650 feet of water frontage. Click here for the full listing. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Forest worker encounters aggressive wolf pack near Merritt

October 28, 2013

British Columbia’s forest safety council has issued an unusual safety alert after a forestry worker narrowly escaped a pack of wolves while working in the province’s southern Interior. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Merritt student on field trip dies in ATV crash near Kamloops

October 11, 2013

A post-secondary student has been killed in an ATV accident south of Kamloops, B.C. Nicola Valley Institute of Technology president Ken Tourand says students from the Merritt-based institute’s environmental resource technology program were doing field work on Thursday near Surrey Lake, just east of the Coquihalla Highway, about 50 kilometres south of Kamloops. Vancouver Sun [...]

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Merritt sawmill shut down temporarily by WorkSafeBC for wood dust buildup

September 22, 2013

WorkSafeBC took the rare step of ordering a B.C. sawmill to stop work because wood dust had built up to levels it considered to create a risk of fire or explosion. The buildup of wood dust at the Aspen Planers sawmill in Merritt took place despite several industry-wide regulatory warnings and significant public attention after [...]

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Small earthquake rattles Merritt, B.C.

August 24, 2013
Small earthquake rattles Merritt, B.C.

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake shook Merritt, B.C. Friday evening, according to Earthquakes Canada. CBC | British Columbia News

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