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Give the gift of hope with Operation Christmas Child

By Tanya Cronin
November 14, 2016 - 4:52pm Updated: November 14, 2016 - 5:41pm

KAMLOOPS — Residents can give the gift of hope to kids in need this holiday season. 

This week, volunteers are collecting shoeboxes for the annual Operation Christmas Child project, care packages that will be delivered to underprivileged children in over 150 countries.

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Emergency department to expand at Nicola Valley Hospital

By Chad Klassen
November 7, 2016 - 4:22pm Updated: November 8, 2016 - 10:10am

MERRITT, B.C. — Serving nearly 12,000 patients every year, the Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre is a cornerstone of the region, not only for residents in merritt but also for people travelling on one of the four area highways that intersect through Merritt.