The district announced his death, for which no cause was given, though he had been battling cancer.
by Marius Auer | Dec 14, 2022
Yvette Baxter was a candidate for council in the City’s recent elections, finishing in tenth place in a contentious 18 candidate council race. She has now been fined $100 by Elections BC for initially failing to display a candidate authorization statement on her election signs.
by Marius Auer | Dec 14, 2022
The City of Merritt has released a report outlining an internal review of its election processes following public input and concern regarding the 2022 general election, including a legal proceeding by mayoral candidate Tony Luck.
by Marius Auer | Nov 23, 2022
Former City Councillor and 2022 mayoral candidate, Tony Luck, filed a petition to the Supreme Court of British Columbia seeking that the City of Merritt’s 2022 local election be declared invalid in an attempt to challenge the City’s allegedly unfair and improper election processes.
by Merritt Herald | Oct 21, 2022
Merritt City Council will see five new faces pull up a seat at the table starting November 1, when the new council made up of Dana Egan, Paul Petroczi, Wendy Charney, incumbent Adam Etchart, Manuel Olguin, and Claire Newman is sworn in.
Dana Egan, Paul Petroczi, Wendy Charney, Adam Etchart, Manuel Olguin, and Claire Newman make up Merritt’s new City Council.
Mike Goetz in now Mayor-elect, defeating incumbent Linda Brown for the top spot at City Hall.
by Marius Auer | Oct 15, 2022
This week, the eighteen candidates for Council were sent their final question, regarding the mitigation of conflict within City Council.
by Marius Auer | Oct 14, 2022
This week, the four candidates for Mayor answered their final weekly question, regarding the unity of city council.
by Merritt Herald | Oct 14, 2022
If successful, you will be in a position to determine policies that impact the residents of the entire city – not just the vocal few who shout the loudest, not just the influential few, not just the most eloquent, not just your friends. Your decisions impact the entire community.
by Izaiah Reyes | Oct 14, 2022
With the announcement of a one-time $60 million grant for school districts to “expand school meal programs” last month, the Coalition for Healthy School Food is calling on School Trustee candidates to commit to healthy, universal school food programs
by Marius Auer | Oct 13, 2022
This week, the candidates for School Trustee were sent their final question, regarding the district’s budgeting process.
by Marius Auer | Oct 11, 2022
The Merritt Civic Centre lived up to its name on Monday night, with 20 candidates for both Mayor and Merritt City Council presenting their platforms and fielding community submitted questions from moderators at the Chamber’s All Candidates Forum.
by Marius Auer | Oct 8, 2022
This week, the candidates for School Trustee were sent a question regarding SOGI programming in B.C.
by Marius Auer | Oct 7, 2022
This week, the four candidates for Mayor answered a question regarding support for the city’s homeless.
by Marius Auer | Oct 6, 2022
This week, the eighteen candidates for Council were sent a question regarding the flood mitigation options presented to City Council in June 2022.