• City of Merritt left with another vacant position

      For the third time in two years, the City of Merritt is looking for a new recreation and facilities manager. Lee Nelles had only been in the role since Aug. 1, when he took over for...

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  • ‘No parking’ signs removed from McLean Place

      Three “No Parking” signs erected on a dead-end street in Diamond Vale have been removed almost as quickly as they were put up. The city installed the signs earlier this month on McLean Place in response...

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  • Email option offered as alternative approval process starts over

      Locals will be able to cast their ballot via email in what will be the city’s second go at a public approval process for the fire hall expansion. The City of Merritt is restarting its alternative...

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  • Merritt city council to address concerns about walkway

      Harassment concerns on a walkway between the Railyard Mall and the Nicola Valley Museum is an issue the City of Merritt is looking to address. “It’s a situation where some people are being harassed when they’re...

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  • GALLERY: Elementary players serve up some great volleyball

      Sports reporter Ian Webster dropped by the School District 58 elementary school volleyball tournament to catch some future volleyball stars in action. Teams from Bench elementary pulled off the successful morning/afternoon sweep of the competition, with...

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  • Council briefs: in-kind grant awarded for Winter Powwow

    Merritt city council voted 6-1 in favour of granting an in-kind extraordinary grant worth about $1,100 to the Winter Celebrations Powwow Committee to rent the Merritt civic centre from Dec. 15 to 17 for the 8th annual...

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  • Former Merritt minor hockey product practises with the Cents

      Last week, 15-year-old defenceman Talon Zakall was in town practising with the Merritt Centennials for a few days. Born and raised in the Nicola Valley, Zakall played all of his minor hockey in Merritt until last...

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  • Merritt skaters figure well at Okanagan inter-club competition

      Seven members of the Nicola Valley Skating Club took part in an Okanagan inter-club competition in Kamloops on the weekend. The three-day event was held at the MacArthur Island Sports Complex. Twelve-year-old Emma Sowpal finished eighth...

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  • Cents fortunate to earn another weekend split

      For the second weekend in a row, the Merritt Centennials played just well enough to split their pair of games against BCHL opponents. After being thumped 7-2 on the road by the West Kelowna Warriors at...

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  • MINOR HOCKEY REPORT: Merritt plays host to atom tournament

    Atom Rec The spotlight will shine on atom rec hockey this coming weekend as the local LNB Jr. Cents play host to seven out-of-town teams in a three-day tournament taking place at both local arenas on Friday,...

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