The City of Merritt is receiving $2,000,000 to help fund a 200-metre dike along the Coldwater River near Claybanks RV Park.
by Laísa Condé | Sep 13, 2023
A new report claims the City of Merritt and officials with the British Columbia government were...
by Laísa Condé | Sep 8, 2023
Local governments and First Nations that have been affected by wildfires this season are eligible to request Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA).
by Marius Auer | Sep 7, 2023
Long awaited upgrades to a stretch of Voght Street from Blackwell Avenue to River Ranch Road will get underway next week.
by Marius Auer | Aug 28, 2023
Nicola Valley residents are eligible to apply for a regional grant that looks to increase neighbourly connections in a variety of community driven ways.
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 16, 2023
New provincial funding will benefit two B.C. nonprofits working to reduce and prevent abuse against elders and adults.
by Marius Auer | Aug 14, 2023
Rebuilding of Merritt’s athletic track is well underway, with a number of improvements coming for track and field users following the destruction of the original six-lane oblong track during the November 2021 flooding event.
by Laísa Condé | Aug 9, 2023
First Nations’ communities and local governments are receiving additional funding from the B.C....
by Laísa Condé | Aug 2, 2023
On July 25, the City of Merritt approved a resolution for a grant funding stream to cover up $2...
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 Laísa Condé | Jul 13, 2023
The B.C. government announced a funding of approximately $6 million towards ground search and rescue groups and BC Search and Rescue Association to help them cover equipment and training activities.
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 Marius Auer | Jul 3, 2023
New funding from the provincial government will soon allow the City of Merritt to install a residential water metering system, a move both the city and province said will conserve water and protect vital infrastructure systems.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 29, 2023
The Nicola Valley and District Food Bank recently received a $1,540 donation from Save On Foods, the proceeds of this year’s Share it Forward campaign.
by Marius Auer | Jun 28, 2023
The provincial government has announced that it will provide funding for nine community risk-reduction and climate-adaptation projects throughout B.C., including a six figure project in the Nicola Valley.
by Marius Auer | Jun 26, 2023
The City of Merritt is receiving more than $10 million in funding that will allow for the construction of a new Middlesboro Bridge, one built to withstand high water flow such as the rates seen during the November 2021 flooding event that destroyed the original bridge on Voght Street.
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.