A group of locals is rallying to bring attention to the sport of pickleball, with the Merritt Pickleball Club even having a permanent home on Merritt Avenue.
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 | Jul 6, 2023
Following an expansion of their scope of practice last month, the province has announced that people can now book an appointment to see a pharmacist through a new provincial online booking system.
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 7, 2023
EquipCare BC is now getting a boost in funding, with the province investing an additional $14 million for health, safety, and quality improvements in publicly funded long-term care (LTC) and assisted-living homes, according to a press release from the provincial government.
by Marius Auer | May 16, 2023
A former Merritt CIBC employee has been fined $300,000 for stealing more than $150,000 from an elderly client, and from the bank itself.
by Marius Auer | Feb 21, 2023
A province wide survey looks to engage those living in B.C.’s long-term care facilities, with the provincial Ministry of Health now seeking volunteers to connect with residents at Merritt’s Gillis House and collect their experiences and perspectives.
by Marius Auer | Dec 9, 2022
The Merritt Transit System’s annual Christmas Light Tour is back this year, rolling through town after a two year hiatus.
by Izaiah Reyes | Aug 10, 2022
The Thompson-Shuswap Senior Slo-pitch League, for the first time, featured a Merritt team consisting of our aged slo-pitch enthusiasts looking to have a great time while getting sweat in.
by Marius Auer | Apr 26, 2022
The Merritt and District Hospice Society is reminding Merrittonians that hospice services are as diverse as wildflowers, with the Wildflowers Bloom campaign bringing awareness to the cause from April 4 to 29.