• Forest industry wants into climate conversation

    With the Justin Trudeau government focused on pricing greenhouse gas emissions and constraining the growth of the petroleum and coal industries, the forest industry is trying to get Ottawa’s attention as a key part of a national...

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  • Cents’ struggles continue; losing streak at four

      For the second weekend in a row, the Merritt Centennials went two-and-out in games against BCHL opponents. Friday night, in front of 2,200 fans at the Town Toyota Centre in Wenatchee,Washington, the Cents failed to protect...

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  • Best of the best recognized at business excellence awards

    Merritt’s top businesses were lauded Saturday night at the annual business excellence awards hosted by the Merritt and District Chamber of Commerce. Taking home top honours were Adventure Management Ltd. — the company which runs the BC...

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  • Legion warns of fraudulent poppy sales

    The Royal Canadian Legion is notifying the public after receiving a report of fraudulent poppy sales. Legion member Chuck Kidd told the Herald they received word on Saturday (Oct. 29) that a person had been walking around...

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  • 13 non-monetary issues remain

    Teck Resources has presented its monetary offer to the union representing about 1,000 employees at the Highland Valley Copper mine. In a bargaining update, United Steelworkers president for Local 7619 Kyle Wolff confirmed the union had received...

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  • Investigating the haunted Baillie House

    Strange occurrences have been recorded at the Baillie House over the years — unexplained sounds and sights, enough to convince some that the heritage home is truly haunted. Glen Ferguson is a part of the Chronicles of...

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  • Police seeking assistance in finding stolen guns

    A gun safe that turned up empty along the bank of the Coldwater River has police asking the public for assistance. Merritt RCMP were called to the Riverside Mobile Home Community on Houston Street just after 7:00...

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  • Police forward charges against pot shop employee

    Police are waiting to see if the Crown will pursue the charges they’ve forwarded against an employee of a medical marijuana dispensary they busted back in September. Merritt RCMP recommended charges of possession for the purposes of...

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  • Council withholds support for rails trails initiative

      City council doesn’t want to endorse the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) rails trails initiative before all affected land owners are consulted. At its regular meeting on Tuesday (Oct. 25) city council unanimously denied a request...

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  • MITRA: Prayer and biblical meditation: the act of spiritual evaluation

    (Editor’s note: The views expressed in this column don’t necessarily reflect those of the Merritt Herald and its staff. The Herald welcomes qualified writers with views on this or other faiths to submit their work to newsroom@merrittherald.com, to...

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