Image Credit: CFJC Today

Respite lodge in Merritt making life better for families dealing with disabilities

By Chad Klassen
March 14, 2018 - 12:07pm Updated: March 14, 2018 - 1:04pm

MERRITT, B.C. — It's set in the country side near Merritt, a picturesque setting, a place for families to escape the reality of caring for someone with a disability.

The Coldwater Ranch Lodge is now open for the season and accepting application for B.C. families to stay.

Image Credit: Adam Donnelly/CFJC Today

Youth program drives home sobering message about impaired and distracted driving

By Tanya Cronin
March 13, 2018 - 3:48pm Updated: March 13, 2018 - 5:26pm

KAMLOOPS — A serious car crash after a few drinks at a party: something nobody wants to imagine. But it's exactly what happened to a dummy "patient" — and these Kamloops teenagers are witnessing the trauma.