• Nicola Naturalists host kid’s nature outing

    Members of Merritt’s Nicola Naturalist Society hosted 14 local children participating in the Royal B.C. Museum’s (RBCM) traveling “Species at Risk” program on July 28. The museum’s program, which is traveling through many B.C. towns this summer,...

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  • MFRD puts out fire in Tolko mill yard

    Merritt Fire Rescue Department has a fire at the Tolko mill under control this afternoon. Fire Chief Dave Tomkinson said eleven firefighters and two fire engines arrived on scene to a pile of wood waste burning in...

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  • Pratch: An introduction to everyday law

    This is the first in what I intend to be a regular legal column in the Merritt Herald. I am hopeful that you will find my articles easy to read, informative and applicable to circumstances that you...

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  • The return of the Grizzly Torque

    How a piece of history was remade in the Nicola Valley It’s the subject of articles, news stories, and potentially a documentary. Nearly half a century ago it travelled through continents, forded rivers and crossed jungles, carrying...

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  • Centennials sign playmaking forward from Connecticut

    The Merritt Centennials continue their reload for the 2015-16 BCHL season. The club announced this week that they have signed 19-year-old forward Nick Jermain from Norwalk, Connecticut. Jermain played this past year for the Junior A Connecticut...

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  • Another Sloan headed for Texas

    Nine years after her big brother Roger made tracks for the U.S.A. and the start of a golf scholarship at the University of Texas-El Paso that would eventually lead him to a career on the PGA Tour,...

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  • Lohans cause a stir at Caps camp

    At six-foot five inches, it was hard to miss former Merritt Centennials defenceman Kevin Lohan (left) on or off the ice when he played here for one season in 2012-13. Somehow, we did manage to miss the...

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  • Golfers survive the rain in mixed competition

    A rare bout of rainfall greeted the 26 teams that took part in this year’s mixed tournament at the Merritt Golf and Country Club on Sunday. At times, the precipitation came down in torrents. The wet stuff...

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  • Chamber proceeding with caution as new country music festival starts

    It’s a wait and see year for the chamber of commerce when it comes to the Rockin’ River Music Festival. Reviving the country music scene in Merritt, this four-day event has been ongoing for six years in...

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  • Merritt hoping to capitalize on festival

    Merritt’s business sector is preparing for the economic windfall the Rockin’ River Music Festival is expected to bring. Some of the business-stimulating initiatives spearheaded by the chamber of commerce to expect this weekend include an outdoor mall...

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