SD58 has received a six-figure grant to battle food insecurity within schools.
by Laísa Condé | Sep 18, 2023
The Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) is home to over 1,700 students across all its...
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 24, 2023
The provincial government is investing more than $15 million in graduate scholarships over three years, including funding scholarships of nearby schools like Kamloops’ Thompson Rivers University.
by Marius Auer | Aug 11, 2023
Kelowna’s Regional RCMP is reminding lake goers to paddle by the rules this summer – a reminder stemming from Lake Okanagan, but extending to all water users in B.C.
by Marius Auer | Aug 10, 2023
Looking to connect the community and provide a culturally safe environment, the Citxw Nlaka’pamux Assembly (CNA) has acquired the historic City of Merritt courthouse and will renovate it to house some of their programming.
by Marius Auer | Jul 31, 2023
The 40th annual award was presented by former Lieutenant Governor and long time Nicola Valley resident, Judith Guichon, at the BCHF’s conference in Princeton, B.C.
by Marius Auer | Jul 25, 2023
Looking to make kids breathe a sigh of relief, the BC Lung Foundation is kicking off its new Asthma Education Day Camp, called “Breathe 1-2-3,” designed especially for kids aged eight to ten who live with asthma.
by Merritt Herald | Jul 24, 2023
Growing up, Jim Hardy was a member of the local boy scouts, was an actor in the MSS’s version of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, was the captain of his midget hockey team and led his team to a championship, and was also a proficient baseball player.
by Merritt Herald | Jul 17, 2023
You’ve likely found yourself scratching your head, looking at an enormous plant wondering, “is this the giant hogweed I’ve heard so much about?”
by Marius Auer | Jul 12, 2023
The provincial government is providing a funding boost to a number of organizations that support people entering the trades and help them to complete their apprenticeships.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 30, 2023
On Friday, June 4, 2023, parents, step-parents, grandmas, grandpas, friends and acquaintances all gathered in the Logan Lake Elementary Secondary School (LLESS) gym to honour and celebrate the graduation of a group of students who have, for the most part, been together since Kindergarten.
by Marius Auer | Jun 28, 2023
Literacy Merritt & Nicola Valley will continue to offer both its Active Stories and Explore Art Literacy programming free-of-charge for children ages four to six, and there are several activities for families to join in on.
by Marius Auer | Jun 23, 2023
The Merritt Secondary School (MSS) Panthers golf team recently returned from its second consecutive provincial tournament appearance, landing in the top ten and bringing pride to the community.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 22, 2023
As the Nicola Valley braces for another hot summer and the potential climate emergencies that come with it, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. is reminding people that community members suffering from dementia are more vulnerable than others and need support.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 21, 2023
It takes more than one month to familiarize oneself with a nation’s culture and history, but National Indigenous History Month is a good start for those who want to learn about how Canada’s Indigenous population persevered through centuries of colonialism.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 20, 2023
It’s easy to get involved in keeping your community safe, and one program that has lowered the threshold even more since its inception in Merritt last year is Coffee with a Cop.
by Marius Auer | Jun 19, 2023
During two recent award ceremonies at its Merritt and Burnaby campuses, the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology divvied up more than $30,000 in scholarships and bursaries between 40 of its students.