Union workers at Highland Valley Copper (HVC) mine are back to work this morning following a safety stand down yesterday.
by Marius Auer | Nov 17, 2022
Award winning Canadian Naturalists and Photographers, Dr. Sonya Richmond and research partner, Sean Morton, made a stop in the Nicola Valley on their way, presenting their findings and experiences on the trail for two nights at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) lecture theatre.
by Marius Auer | Nov 10, 2022
After 11 months, countless work hours, and collaboration between the provincial government and local First Nations, the Highway 8 corridor from Merritt to Spences Bridge is open once again.
by Marius Auer | Oct 20, 2022
Dr. Sonya Richmond and Sean Morton will make a stop in the Nicola Valley on their way walking across Canada, presenting their findings and experiences on the trail for two nights at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) lecture theatre.
by Marius Auer | Oct 12, 2022
The Nicola Watershed Community Round Table (NWCRT) is a local organization looking to involve Merrittonians in the process of protecting the local waterways and supply, and to provide an opportunity for locals to have their say in land and resource management.
by Izaiah Reyes | Sep 21, 2022
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the past few years had gone without the in person conference but this year, BCCFA is happy to host an in-person conference once again.
by Marius Auer | Sep 12, 2022
The Nicola Valley has seen little bear activity or human conflict with wildlife in general this season, and
Merritt Conservation Officer Service is encouraging locals to keep playing their important role.
by Marius Auer | Sep 1, 2022
Effective at noon on Friday, September 2, campfires will be permitted throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre, including Merritt and the Nicola Valley.
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.
by Izaiah Reyes | Aug 12, 2022
Although there have recently been a few flash thunder storms, British Columbians should still remain alert to the threat of wildfire for the rest of August as conditions remain hot and dry.
by Marius Auer | Aug 2, 2022
Effective at noon on Thursday, August 4, all campfires will be prohibited in the Kamloops Fire Centre, which includes the City of Merritt and surrounding areas. Due to the high fire danger ratings throughout the area, this new set of provincial regulations will remain in effect until October 15, or until rescinded.
by Marius Auer | Aug 1, 2022
First Nations, local governments, and regional districts now have access to new provincial funding for projects that build or reinforce infrastructure, including natural infrastructure for future climate events.
by Izaiah Reyes | Jul 30, 2022
The Province is keeping a close eye on campers ready to penalize any violations of campfire regulations.
by Marius Auer | Jul 20, 2022
The local chapter of NatureKidsBC hosted its annual ‘Weed Pull’ event in an effort to preserve a rapidly disappearing ecosystem in the province.