• Citizens to council: drop the attitude

    Abandon the slogan. That was the message a delegation of Merrittonians upset by the city’s new brand and tagline sent to city council at its regular meeting on Tuesday night. Merritt resident Dawn Chypyha spoke on behalf...

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  • Penticton mum on asphalt complaints

    Just a few complaints and one tight-lipped city were the results of a report to council by city staff regarding Peter’s Bros. – the company that planned to build an asphalt plant in Merritt late last year....

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  • Special Olympics seeking athletes

    Local volunteers have stepped up to the plate to deliver Special Olympics programs in Merritt — now they just need athletes. Since it was announced in December that Merritt would be the 56th Special Olympics community in...

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  • Forget attitude — Merritt’s got heart

    Dear Editor, In response to the front page article of the Merritt Herald on Feb. 20, I too signed the petition and totally agree with the comments of Marguerite Kempin … very well put! I also agree...

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  • What about Merritt: City of citizens?

    On Tuesday, I was one of many to participate in the local library’s Freedom to Read Week read-a-thon. Predictably, I am a big fan of reading and said freedom to read, so of course I obliged. (I...

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  • Grizzly hunt isn’t going away

    VICTORIA – A little-noticed protest tent sprouted up on the rain-soaked B.C. legislature grounds earlier this month. Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver spoke, asking whether B.C. residents would tolerate trophy hunting of killer whales. That would be...

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  • Film screening raising funds for actors

    Next month the stars of the locally shot movie Shana: The Wolf’s Music will be headed to Zurich, Switzerland for the movie’s opening in Swiss theatres. SaySo Expression Society president Mil Juricic and chamber of commerce manager...

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  • Local man has a change of heart

    “Not everybody gets second chances,” Gloria Michayluk says, knowing her husband Ed is one of the lucky ones. It was a foggy Jan. 31, 2007 in Vancouver when Ed got that second chance thanks to a heart...

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  • Funds raised for local dance school

    Efforts to keep Merritt’s dance school running and its instructor in Canada have paid off as much as they can. Now it’s a matter of waiting to see if the Merritt Dance Society has adequately fulfilled the...

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  • Logan Lake losing doctor

    The overwhelming response to the community forum to address concerns about the impending doctor shortage in Logan Lake resulted in Fire Chief Dan Leighton having to shift the fire trucks outside in order to move the more...

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