• GALLERY: The 2017 sports year in pictures

      Sports editor Ian Webster takes a lot of photos over a year, but here are some of the highlights from his camera roll in 2017.

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  • The Herald’s top story of the year: Ty Pozzobon’s legacy

    The Herald’s top story of the year, curated by the editorial staff, taking into account page views, overall impact and significance of the news event in retrospect. See part one here, click here for part two and part three. 1....

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  • Five stories from the brighter side of 2017

    This year was dominated by big headlines and hard news leads. Occasionally, a story about community and simple human kindness can break through the noise and capture our readers’ attention. Some news is driven by an event,...

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  • WAGNER: So long, Mr. Webster

    It is quite literally the end of an era at the Merritt Herald. Our intrepid and prolific sports editor, Ian Webster, will be retiring from his post as of the start of the new year. Names underneath...

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  • A fond farewell from this sports scribe

      It only seems fitting that as the calendar year 2017 comes to an end, I take this opportunity to announce that I am retiring from the position of sports writer and photographer with the Merritt Herald....

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  • Cents looking to make a push in the new year

      In contrast to one year ago at this time, when the Merritt Centennials stumbled into 2017 on a six-game losing streak, this holiday season sees the team brimming with confidence following a 5-2 record in the...

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  • The Herald’s top stories of 2017: part two

      Highlights from the year, curated by the staff at the Merritt Herald, taking into account page views, overall impact and significance of the news event in retrospect. See part one here. 7. Future of pipeline project...

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  • End is near for B.C. medical premiums

    Break of $900 a year for average working couple, other taxes going up. The B.C. government takes its first step toward eliminating Medical Services Plan premiums on Jan. 1, slashing single adult rates by half and eliminating...

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  • Permits required to operate Airbnb rentals in TNRD

    by Andrea Klaassen KTW Looking to set up an Airbnb in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District? You now need a permit. At its Dec. 14 meeting, board members voted to require property owners to obtain temporary-use permits if...

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  • The Herald’s top stories of 2017: part three

    Highlights from the year, curated by the staff at the Merritt Herald, taking into account page views, overall impact and significance of the news event in retrospect. See part one here, and click here for part two. 4....

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