Environment Canada has issued a winter storm watch for area highways on November 29. According to the notice, accumulations of 20-35 centimetres are possible, with the heavy snow and intense wind gusts expected to bring limited visibility.
by Marius Auer | Nov 25, 2022
Environment Canada has issued a winter storm watch for Highway 5 from Hope to Merritt. According to the notice, accumulations of more than 20 centimetres are possible, with the heavy snow and southwest wind gusts expected to bring limited visibility.
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 | Sep 1, 2022
The Merritt Community Policing Office (CPO) is seeking the public’s assistance in getting drivers to obey speed limits, and reminding everyone to obey school zones as the first day back to school creeps up. Offering a number of community safety programs, the CPO is focused on keeping commuters of all ages safe.
by Marius Auer | Aug 26, 2022
Road Safety at Work BC is reminding Merritt drivers to be cautious of the “cone zone,” and protect roadside workers from serious injury or death while on the job. As summer traffic continues to ramp up, including a wave of travellers enjoying the lack of COVID travel restrictions, the organization is urging motorists to slow down and move over.
by Izaiah Reyes | Aug 2, 2022
In Merritt there is a family of pilots, the Scholtens, whose youngest girl already had a license to fly before she could even drive.
by Izaiah Reyes | Jun 30, 2022
Police will be ramping up enforcement beginning this Canada Day long weekend, looking for impaired drivers at CounterAttack roadchecks set up throughout the province.
by Marius Auer | May 25, 2022
With the draw of warmer weather and brighter days beckoning people to spend more time outdoors, drivers in the Nicola Valley are reminded to be alert and aware of their fellow four-legged road users.