• LETTER: ‘Alternative facts’ used to justify grizzly bear hunt

    Editor, After reading the column VOHRINGER: Trophy hunters targeted in election propaganda, I was reminded that “alternative facts” aren’t confined to U.S. politics. Dispelling the many myths in this column would require far more lines than I...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Our participation is essential to democracy

    Editor:  True democracy may be an unattainable ideal, but elections give ordinary British Columbians an opportunity to influence the future priorities and moral standards of our provincial government. The qualities and skills of a candidate are more...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Norgaard provides fantastic service for Merritt

    Editor, Spring is here. As I sweep sand off sidewalks, clean out catch basins and always seem to be sweeping sand off the kitchen floor, I think of where it came from. May I use this paper to...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Access to Corbett Lake shouldn’t be in question

    Editor: First things first, you stated on the front page of you last issue of the Herald that the derby was hosted by the Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club. I don’t know where you got that...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trudeau’s apology a misguided effort

    Editor:   Re: PM Justin Trudeau’s historic apology in the Government on May 18th, 2016. So, what other idea is PM Justin Trudeau going to dig up then apologizing for something that happened 102 years ago? Why...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Albas off the mark

    Editor; Our MP Dan Albas’ recent piece on electoral reform truly misses the mark. (RE: Everyone needs a say in electoral reform, May 24) The first and most basic flaw in his argument is that no change...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Letter: Musings on the CMS pathway

    Editor: Some of the most appealing walking routes in Merritt are on paths that lead from a street or cul-de-sac and follow a right-of-way between two neighbouring properties, and connect two areas or neighbourhoods.  Sometimes these walking...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Letter: Gillis House goes above and beyond

    Editor: Not too long ago my best friend in Merritt, Al Werbowski, passed away from cancer. He went to Gillis House during his last days and passed away there. I am writing this to thank everyone at...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • BC Hydro’s tactics tantamount to extortion

    Editor: Does anybody else have a problem with BC Hydro charging such an exorbitant amount for checking the analog meters still in use in some homes? Being a senior on a fixed income does not leave a...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Joe Martin: Cents get a lesson in ranching

    Many thanks to the Douglas Lake Ranch, which gave our team a firsthand look at what it’s like living and working on a large scale ranch. This past Sunday, Nov. 22, Steve Brewer gave our players, staff...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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