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B.C. woman accused of beating dog that had to be euthanized facing two charges

By The Canadian Press
October 13, 2016 - 5:27pm

COURTENAY, B.C. — The SPCA says charges of animal cruelty have been laid against a Vancouver Island woman accused of beating a dog that had to be euthanized.

It says Kylie Nikkels of Courtenay, B.C., will face two charges at a court appearance scheduled for Oct. 20.

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B.C. Liberals reject nomination bid from former cabinet minister Terry Segarty

By The Canadian Press
October 13, 2016 - 10:18am

CRANBROOK, B.C. — A former Social Credit cabinet minister in British Columbia won’t get another crack at provincial politics as a Liberal.

The party’s candidate approval process has rejected an application from Terry Segarty to seek the Liberal nomination in Kootenay East.

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Merritt Mayor keeping fingers crossed on Coquihalla maintenance this winter

By Doug Collins
October 13, 2016 - 7:54am

MERRITT  —  There's already been one travel advisory this fall for the Coquihalla highway. Snowfall Saturday resulted in a number of accidents for police. That's raised some concerns about whether or not maintenance of the highway will be better this year than it was last.