The Light-Up Parade is a staple of Country Christmas Week, and over 40 floats registered for its triumphant return last Friday.
by Marius Auer | Nov 17, 2022
The Nicola Valley First Nations Veterans (NVFNV) annual Remembrance Day ceremony was back this year after a two year hiatus, and saw participants gather at the Anglican Church in Shulus before parading to the Catholic Church for the official ceremony.
by Izaiah Reyes | Oct 26, 2022
On October 8 and 9, nine teams all met up at the diamonds in Merritt Central Park to take part in the ‘Beat the Heat’ tournament.
by Izaiah Reyes | Oct 17, 2022
Nine teams battled it out on the diamonds at Merritt Central Park, the weekend of September 17 as Pukaist Heat hosted their invitational fastball Tournament.
by Marius Auer | Oct 14, 2022
During a Community Update event on Tuesday, October 11, the NVFNV presented the names that will be inscribed on the monument, gave a history and update on the project, and received thousands of dollars in donations.
by Izaiah Reyes | Oct 10, 2022
On Sunday, October 2, Samaritan’s Purse organized a ‘Community Connect Day’ at Rotary Park. Through the event, the non-profit organization aims to uplift the community, furthering their mission to support Merritt after last year’s devastating floods.
by Marius Auer | Oct 8, 2022
The National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) took place on Tuesday, October 4, and saw students of Merritt Secondary School host an awareness walk through downtown Merritt.
by Merritt Herald | Oct 7, 2022
On Saturday, October 1, BC Liberal Party Leader Kevin Falcon met with the people of Merritt to hear their concerns. The engagement served as an opportunity for locals to meet the new leader in person as well as to voice out issues that he could bring up in the legislature.
by Marius Auer | Oct 7, 2022
Multiple organizations and individuals took part in marking the second iteration of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day, with locals showing their respect to the victims of Canada’s residential school system.
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.
by Izaiah Reyes | Sep 28, 2022
On September 21, WorkBC Merritt hosted the ‘Celebrating Abilities’ event to promote the inclusion of employees with disabilities within the workforce.
by Izaiah Reyes | Sep 24, 2022
The Sr. Girls Air Attack Volley Ball Tournament took place from September 16 -17. Sixteen teams, from across B.C. competed at the two day tournament.
by Izaiah Reyes | Sep 15, 2022
The Merritt Centennials have began playing their pre-season games, leading to the start of the official season on September 23.