Wednesday, July 30, 2014

cricket-greenCricket circuit On Sunday afternoon, Voght Park was host to a pick-up game of cricket! The experienced players are on a tour of Merritt, Ashcroft, Logan Lake, Cache Creek, Lytton and Spences Bridge, organized by TNRD Area I (Blue Sky) rep Steven Rice.

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Monday, July 28, 2014

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Sunday’s annual Show & Shine was the largest ever.

 Energy generation plant gets financing After nearly a decade since the first announcement of the first iteration of the energy generation plant, Dalkia Canada Inc. & Fengate Capital Mgt Ltd. a.k.a. Merritt Green Energy Project, announced on Friday that they’ve closed on the financing.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2611 – Jul 28

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Downtown Merritt just before the storm hit

Downtown Merritt just before the storm hit

Wildfire update Small fires near Larsen Hill and the Coldwater Reserve were discovered yesterday morning. Crews attended and were working to put them out before they could grow, both are believed to have been caused by lightening. Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2610 – Jul 25 Or read on Scribd 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Crochet bombing

Crochet bombing

New M2 application by Peters Bros. defeated Last evening, City Council rejected Peters Bros’ second application to rezone the same piece of property to allow an asphalt plant. The first application created an uproar in the community last fall at the public hearing phase.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2609 – Jul 23

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Fireweed

Fireweed

Diacarbon Energy public open house Friday evening, Merritt’s newest industry — Diacarbon Energy Inc. — opened its doors as part of the public input process required for their application to discharge emissions from their plant on Priest Ave.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2608 – Jul 21

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Friday, July 19, 2014

Back alley flowers

Back alley flowers

Music in Spirit Square Juno Award winner for blues album of the year James ‘Buddy’ Rogers will perform in Spirit Square Fri & Sat 11:30am-1pm. Bring your lunch!

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2607 – Jul 18

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

smoky sky

Sun sets on smoke from Murray Lake wildfire

Maka-Murray wildfire The fire is believed to be caused by a lightning strike on July 14, a rappel crew, airtankers and helicopters had initially responded to it. But last evening, due to aggressive fire behaviour at the Maka-Murray wildfire, west of Murray Lake in the Juliet Creek area, 5km west of the Coquihalla Hwy, ground crews were withdrawn from the fire as a safety precaution.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2606 – Jul 16

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