A small bird flock in Merritt has tested positive for avian flu.
by Merritt Herald | Oct 13, 2023
The Grassland Homesteader’s 4-H Club had a successful week at AgExpo Sept 21-25th in Barriere.
by Marius Auer | Sep 14, 2023
Making use of the newly upgraded Smith Pioneer Park, the Lower Nicola Garlic Festival will return...
by Marius Auer | Sep 7, 2023
The Nicola Valley Rodeo Grounds were packed this weekend as dozens of competitors from across the country competed in the 63rd iteration of the Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo.
by Merritt Herald | Aug 31, 2023
Hello everyone! Labour Day weekend our 4-H Club will be showing our animals, so come on down to the rodeo grounds.
by Marius Auer | Aug 29, 2023
Continuing to build its post COVID-19 pandemic restriction return, the Nicola Valley Fall Fair will hold its annual exhibition this week once again.
by Marius Auer | Aug 16, 2023
The City of Merritt has increased water restrictions to Level 5, effective immediately, amid severe heat and drought conditions.
by Merritt Herald | Aug 14, 2023
While the Nicola Valley is well known for it’s farms, one of its lesser known farms were that of fox farms.
by Marius Auer | Aug 9, 2023
The Nicola Valley Rodeo Parade will make its triumphant return to the downtown core this September long weekend, kicking off the Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo and reviving the event after four years.
by Laísa Condé | Aug 8, 2023
British Columbians are being urged to wash their hands and food carefully after a parasitic...
by Merritt Herald | Jun 6, 2023
The Nicola Valley Rodeo Association (NVRA) is saddling up for its next chapter as it announced the completion of major upgrades to its electrical system.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 2, 2023
The provincial government announced in a recent press release that it is making new funding available to support farmers and ranchers become more resilient to flooding, wildfires, and extreme heat.
by Izaiah Reyes | Feb 14, 2023
The Herald had the chance to speak with Executive Chef Kim Wallace of NVIT to learn more about how they incorporate local suppliers to their culinary education program.
by Marius Auer | Feb 10, 2023
4-H in the Nicola Valley has a membership base of 20 youth aged six and up who participate in educational pursuits and service projects to explore a number of topics including agriculture and photography.
by Marius Auer | Nov 16, 2022
Members of the Nicola Valley Community Garden Society recently announced their new seed exchange program, including the installation of a brightly coloured seed exchange box at the Nicola Valley Community Garden on Reid Avenue.
by Marius Auer | Sep 7, 2022
Merrittonians and visiting Pro Rodeo attendees once again had the opportunity to visit the Merritt Exhibition Grounds for the annual Nicola Valley Fall Fair this Labour Day weekend, with organizers bringing back the beloved annual event after a COVID-19 induced two year hiatus.
by Marius Auer | Aug 25, 2022
A new initiative by a Merritt local offers community members fresh produce and other garden goodies, all by donation.