• United Church gets messy

    It’s not your typical church service, and that’s the point. Starting in April, on the first Thursday of each month, Trinity United Church will host ‘Messy Church,’ an initiative aimed at facilitating family interaction between children and...

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  • Dyck: Good night and good luck, Merritt

    After nearly a year as the editor of the Merritt Herald, I’ve decided to accept an opportunity elsewhere, outside the field of journalism altogether. Although I enjoyed my time here, and learned a lot, the industry is...

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  • Aaron Goodvin returns to the Nicola Valley with Rockin’ River

    Up and coming country music artist Aaron Goodvin will be one of the acts at this year’s Merritt Rockin’ River Festival — but it won’t be the first time he’s performed in the Nicola Valley. Goodvin last...

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  • Logan Lake moving forward with new fire hall

    At Logan Lake’s last council meeting, the district voted in favour of entering into discussions with Maloney Construction from Kelowna to build the new fire hall. Maloney was the lowest bidder, at $3.24 million. That will be...

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  • Merritt Rotarians looking into feasibility of hosting Syrian refugees

    The will is there, but some Merrittonians want to know the way to get Syrian refugees settled here in Merritt. To that end, both of the Rotary clubs in town — The Rotary Club of Merritt, and...

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  • MFRD responds to fire alarm at Bench Elementary School

    At about 11 p.m. last night MFRD was called to Bench Elementary School for a fire alarm that turned out to be a faulty compressor. Failing to keep pressure up on the sprinkler system, the mechanism tripped,...

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  • Last city position filled with new director of recreation and facilities

    The last open senior management position in city hall has been filled. As of May 2, Brad Gilbert will start his new job as director of recreation and facilities for the City of Merritt. Gilbert comes from...

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  • MGEP on track for July start

    Merritt Green Energy Project (MGEP), the giant $230 million skeletal metal structure that sits just off Midday Valley Road in the southwest of town, will be up and running by July, according to Wayne Clarke, plant manager...

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  • Heyman tours Merritt Green Energy Project

    Recently appointed NDP environment critic made a stop in Merritt last week to check out progress on the Merritt Green Energy Project, a 40 megawatt biomass-fired power plant for BC Hydro. “This project and its twin project...

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  • Logan Lake hires new corporate officer

    The position of corporate officer for Logan Lake has been filled, the district’s chief administrative officer Randy Lambright announced this week. Maria Mazzotta started on March 1, just three months after the previous corporate officer left the...

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