• LETTER: Put the process in Canadian hands

      Editor, With all the jingoism over Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion creating jobs — and almost all of it temporary work — it’s conspicuous how there’s no mention of creating actual long-term employment by processing enough of our own crude to,...

    • Posted 1 day ago
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  • LETTER: Keep a close eye on your Visa bill

      Editor, This letter is meant as a warning to customers to check their pump receipts and billing to their credit card accounts when using this gas bar. I have now had two instances of incorrect billing...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • LETTER: Thank you Ian for years of service

      Editor, On behalf of the Love to Dance Society, I would like to thank Ian Webster for his dedicated service over the past five years. Ian has always shown patience and professionalism while photographing and reporting...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • LETTER: Addiction services valued in Merritt

      Editor, We would like to reply to the letter Ken Achter wrote in the March 22 edition of the Merritt Herald (‘In opposition to rehab facilities’). We took offence to what you have written about dealers,...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • LETTERS: Crosswalks should stay white

      Editor, I would like to express my support to the mayor of Merritt for his stand on crosswalks in the town. The colour of all crosswalks should stay neutral so that everybody there (including visitors) feel...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • LETTER: Big rig trucks should stick to designated areas

      Editor, In any other city, trucks must stay on specific routes and park in designated areas such as truck stops. Why? Noise: trucks are often left idling and use booming engine brakes. Stink: trucks smell like...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • LETTER: Tegart misses the mark with budget criticisms

      (RE: TEGART: Reactions to the NDP budget) Editor, The commitments in the provincial government’s 2018 budget represent significant stepping stones on the path to clean growth in B.C. A key item is the $4 million allocated over three years...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • LETTERS: Colourful crosswalks could boost town spirit

      Editor, I listened to the news report about Merritt city council not approving the school district’s request to paint a rainbow crosswalk in front of the high school. What flimsy arguments were given for the refusal! The...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • LETTER: Does religion also have a place on crosswalks?

      Editor, I’m writing as one of the Merrittonians who appreciated city council turning down the request for a rainbow crosswalk. Instead of tying up city council on something that is not really their jurisdiction to decide...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • LETTERS: In response to “City of Merritt should cater to trucks”

      Editor, Good for you Terry — how can any city stop trucks from coming in. They are the backbone to our country. They not only supply fuel for our vehicles, groceries to all our stores, fill...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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