The Upper Nicola Band’s Cultural Heritage Department is on its eighth year of releasing burrowing owls into the wild.
by Marius Auer | Jan 11, 2023
A number of local organizations are teaming up to bring a week of fun, excitement, and new literary skills to residents of the Nicola Valley.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 27, 2022
Following the announcement of Teck’s $500,000 support for Earth Rangers initiatives, the conservation group has already confirmed its visit in early 2023.
by Marius Auer | Dec 19, 2022
The BC Human Rights Commissioner is calling for an end to the use of liaison officers in BC schools, recommending the School Liaison Officer (SLO) programs be suspended unless school districts can show a clear evidence-based need for the program that can’t be met through other civilian services.
by Merritt Herald | Dec 19, 2022
On Friday, December 9, Merritt got to experience the screening of a new movie, ‘Bones and Crows’. With two different showings at Merritt Secondary School (MSS), high school students and the viewing public both had opportunities to watch the movie in the school gym.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 15, 2022
Literacy Merritt & Nicola Valley Society brings back their ‘Active Stories’ program for this school year. The program encourages the development of movement skills, improvisation, creativity, and early literacy skills among young students in the Nicola Valley.
by Marius Auer | Dec 9, 2022
The Merritt RCMP and Community Policing Office (CPO) are often seen working hand in hand, and the community engagement sessions held over the past two weeks were no exception.
by Marius Auer | Dec 7, 2022
Merritt’s own Aboriginal Head Start program participated in the province-wide open house initiative this past weekend, welcoming residents of the Nicola Valley in to learn more about their programs and approach to early childhood education.
by Merritt Herald | Nov 30, 2022
In 2019, Merritt Secondary School (MSS) teacher Shelly Moorehead began the Cold Weather Shelter Clothing Drive for grads to give back to the community. This year, the tradition continues with the 2023 Grad Class is beginning the drive.
by Izaiah Reyes | Nov 14, 2022
NVIT is excited to announce a 5-year contract extension for President Ken Tourand. The NVIT Board of Governors has confirmed the new contract will see Tourand continue as President and CEO of NVIT until October 2027.
by Merritt Herald | Nov 7, 2022
With people coming in until it was time to close, the grads were able to guarantee a prom venue for June.
by Izaiah Reyes | Nov 4, 2022
‘Take a Breath: Teen Voices on Tobacco & Vaping’ is a contest that invites youth living in the Interior Region to create engaging posters to tackle the subject of smoking and vaping.