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Former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice among four killed in plane crash near Lake Country

By The Canadian Press
October 14, 2016 - 7:57am Updated: October 14, 2016 - 3:59pm

KELOWNA, B.C. — The family of Jim Prentice expressed its “profound shock and heartbreak” Friday after a plane carrying the former Alberta premier and three other people crashed into a heavily wooded area in southern British Columbia with the loss of everyone on board.

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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.