• Five new members welcomed to Coldwater council

      The Coldwater Band welcomed five new faces to council and re-elected Chief Lee Spahan to another four-year term during band elections held in late November. The results of the election were shared with the Herald via...

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  • Logan Lake councillor announces resignation

      The District of Logan Lake will be operating without one of it’s most experienced public servants next year, after Coun. Jim Noble tendered his resignation effective Jan. 5. Noble’s resignation was accepted at the regular council...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Council approves cemetery upgrades

      The City of Merritt intends to put out a request for proposal (RFP) to build columbaria units at the Pine Ridge Cemetery after a motion from Mayor Neil Menard passed unanimously at Tuesday’s regular meeting. Menard’s...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Council to consider changing multi-use sports box to pickle ball courts

    Merritt city council is considering making the multi-use lacrosse box in Central Park the exclusive home for pickle ball. Council will hear from staff at a special council meeting next Tuesday at 7 p.m., and determine whether or not...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Finding the leak at city hall

    City councillors were forced to add a last minute item to the ongoing budget deliberations, after staff identified issues with the dry sprinkler system installed throughout city hall. Brad Gilbert, director of recreation and facilities for the...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Nooaitch elects chief and smaller council

    The results are in and Marcel Shackelly will once again lead the Nooaitch Indian Band as its chief. In a close race, Shackelly edged out challenger Ko’waintco Michel by two votes and now former councillor Sharon Bond by...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Candidates set for Nooaitch election

    Members of the Nooaitch Indian Band will head to the polls this month to elect a smaller council to a longer term. The final list of candidates for the election has been set, and members will vote...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • LNIB holds all candidates forum

      About 45 people came out to the Lower Nicola Band’s (LNIB) all-candidates forum on Tuesday (Sept. 20) at the band’s school. Most of the 22 candidates for councillor attended along with all three people in the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Aquatic centre roof replacement needs budget increase

    Multiple city projects will feel the pinch as $80,000 is being added to the budget of the Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre’s roof replacement project, which requires more work than originally expected. The City of Merritt’s new director...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Bus service to become a little handier

    HandyDARTs are on their way to Merritt. Starting in 2018, the city will have access to the the door-to-door bus service targeted at those with physical or cognitive disabilities. The announcement from BC Transit came on June 15,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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