• Tips for a safe Halloween

    An RCMP member and costumed volunteers from the Community Policing Office were out on the street handing out reflective candy bags to drivers with children earlier this week. It’s part of an initiative to ensure trick-or-treating children...

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  • A spooktacular time in Merritt

      The City of Merritt in partnership with Interior Community Services held its annual Spooktacular haunted house at the former Central Middle School building ahead of Halloween last weekend. There were thrills and chills for people of...

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  • Develop qualities you like to see in others

    Sometimes there is a lot of wisdom in old sayings. There is one in particular which is very powerful if we really think about it and begin to practise it in our daily lives: “Like begets like.”...

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  • Exercise when flying or driving

    Over the past twenty years of treating patients, I have had a countless number of patients see me in my office for neck and/or back pain after a long drive or airline flight. Unfortunately, having to sit...

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  • LETTER: Fishing will continue on Corbett Lake

    Editor: Would you please explain the cost-benefit where trespassing charges are concerned? The article titled “Corbett Lake trespassing charges discontinued” in the Oct. 22 issue of the Herald reads like the RCMP are trying to say there...

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  • LETTER: Proud parents of a Centennial

    Editor: I wanted to write to let you know what a wonderful time my wife and I had during Centennials  Parents Weekend in Merritt. On my way to work this morning in midtown Manhattan, it struck me...

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  • Cents’ losing streak at five games; mighty Vees up next

    The Merritt Centennials racked up three more losses this past week to bring their season’s record to 6-11-0-1. The team’s current winless streak now stands at five games. The Cents travelled to Trail on October 21 and...

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  • L’Estage wins Pacific Forest Rally for eighth time

    Antoine L’Estage (St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.) and co-driver Alan Ockwell (Etobicoke, Ont.) wasted little time in establishing themselves as the team to beat in the 38th running of the Pacific Forest Rally on the weekend. Driving a 2015 Subaru...

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  • Ramada peewees take home tournament title

    The Merritt Ramada peewee reps continued their impressive run of success on the weekend by winning all five of their games to finish first in the team’s own tournament on home ice. The Merritt peewees wrapped up...

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  • Merritt — Put a face to the name

    More than 8,000 people are proud to call themselves Merrittonians. But how many know how the city of Merritt got its name? Merritt was originally known as Forksdale, but the name was changed in 1906 to honour...

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