• Grad dance location to be determined

    The school board will decide next month whether the Merritt Secondary School class of 2014 can have its graduation dance at MSS. At the school board meeting on Nov. 13, School District 58 superintendent Bob Peacock told...

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  • Hunting regulation changes proposed for 2014

    The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has released a proposal of changes to the hunting and trapping regulations in British Columbia effective, if accepted, in 2014. The proposal is the result of a year-long...

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  • Frustrated with smart meter opponents

    Dear Editor, The misinformation train rolls through town with a new “documentary” involving people locked in a contest of who can stay away from the evils of radiofrequency, including all the drama and hearsay of a soap...

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  • No need to encourage new Hall of Fame

    Dear Editor, According to the story in the Nov. 21 Merritt Herald, one of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association’s (TOTA) recommendations to council is to encourage implementing a plan to build a new Country Music Hall of...

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  • Weekend split leaves Cents in third place

    Despite a makeshift lineup still ravaged by injuries and illness, the Merritt Centennials managed to salvage a split of their weekend home-and-home series with the Surrey Eagles, last year’s BCHL champions and RBC Cup finalists. Friday, on...

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  • Minor Hockey Report

    Atom Development The Fountain Tire atoms won a pair of games on the weekend, defeating North Okanagan 5-3 on home ice Saturday, then recording a 7-1 road win over West Kelowna on Sunday. Team captain Max Graham...

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  • Kinder Morgan talks money

    Merritt could see an estimated $38 million in spending from workers on the Trans Mountain expansion project if the proposed pipeline twinning gets the go-ahead. That spending is estimated to come from workers who would be based...

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  • Smart meter opponents continue local fight

    The fight against smart meters continues in Merritt following a Nov. 21 showing of Take Back Your Power, a documentary about the potential negative health and safety effects of smart meters. The documentary criticized BC Hydro’s motivation...

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  • Hope for humanity in animal stories

    Amidst all the ridicule Canada is the subject of right now — thanks largely to the antics of Toronto’s mayor — it’s time to focus on some of the better things about Canada and its inhabitants. I...

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