Monday, September 29, 2014

garlic fest comp‘Startup Coffee’. Kamloops Innovation, in partnership with Community Futures Nicola Valley, invites interested entrepreneurs and those considering a start-up business in the tech sector, to attend Merritt’s first, Startup Coffee networking session. It is a casual, informal meeting where existing and budding entrepreneurs can informally discuss ideas, explore business start-up resources, and get advice from other entrepreneurs and mentors. Join them tomorrow, Tues. Sept. 30, 10am at Mandolin’s Bagel & Coffeehouse. FMI Amanda Chan (250)434-0200, or Rob Miller 378-3923,

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Friday, September 26, 2014

fall sunsetHuldra Silver to get new life. Earlier this week, Huldra’s secured & unsecured creditors approved a plan that proposes to settle outstanding obligations, restructure its affairs and restart operations. The plan, however, is subject to some conditions, including raising at least $5million.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

demolition 1demolition 2Demo. The apartment building on Quilchena Ave. that burned earlier this summer came down yesterday. Water was sprayed as the 100-year old building was demolished, to deal with the asbestos in any remaining perlite insulation.

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Monday, September 22, 2014

beautiful Baillie House flowersCentral Park project. On Friday was the official ground breaking for phase 1, which includes the construction of a regulation size lacrosse/multi-purpose sport box, a new concession/washroom building and the relocation of the sand volleyball courts.

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Prize pigeons at the Fall Fair

Prize pigeons at the Fall Fair

B.C. teachers’ strike is over: 86% vote ‘yes’ to accept deal

‘Yes’ majority means many B.C. public schools will open Monday


Old Time Fiddlers. Merritt Old Time Fiddlers will be having baron of beef and a jam session at the Legion on Sat, Sept. 20. Baron @ 5:30pm, music @ 7. Everyone welcome to come and enjoy good food & good music.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

snow white oversees her kingdom-sunshine

Snow White in a clearing in the forest, where she waits for the dwarfs’ text to let her know what time they’ll get off work, so she can make reservations at their favourite restaurant.

Seed Saving Workshop.  If you weren’t able to make the last workshop, Merritt Seed Savers and Monkey in the Garden are offering a second one on Sunday Oct 5th, 10:30am. There will be hands-on seed collecting & cleaning, as well as a discussion on seed purity, genetic diversity& bottle necking — and some seeds to send home with each participant too! Includes a tour of their farm, and a delicious seed-to-plate lunch. Cost is $40, limit of 15, secure your spot by registering early with Eleanor 378-4947, final deadline Sept 29th.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

horses at rodeo groundsZoning bylaw open house. Tomorrow evening, there’s an opportunity to review the City’s proposed Zoning Bylaw, at City Hall, 3:30-6pm. The zoning bylaw deals with use, size, height, density and location of buildings on properties within the City as well as parking and landscaping requirements. The City of Merritt has a new Official Community Plan (OCP) that provides the vision and guidance for the zoning bylaw. updating the zoning bylaw ensures that the regulatory tools are consistent with the OCP’s goals and objectives. The current zoning bylaw was written 10 years ago.

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