Friday, June 24, 2016

"I loved this one from the Brambles mosaic & quilt show. Silvia Rosenfelder-Schechtel's work and artcards are still in Brambles until the end of the month." — Cassandra Dolen

“I loved this one from the Brambles mosaic & quilt show. Silvia Rosenfelder-Schechtel’s work and artcards are still in Brambles until the end of the month.” — Cassandra Dolen

 

Congratulations 2016 Grads! Big weekend… Grad walk from MMSS to the NV Memorial Arena this evening, 6:30-6:50pm. Road closure will be in effect from Chapman St. to Voght St., crossing Nicola Ave. to Mamette Ave. Tomorrow afternoon, they gather in Rotary Park, then parade to the Civic Centre for the dance. All the best to all!

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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This is what you call perseverance… and good luck! Mother Nature’s own ‘guerilla gardening’.

Stay vigilant for CRA scams. Despite the widespread news coverage they’ve received over the past few months, scammers persist with their attempts to prey on Canadians’ respectful fear of the Canada Revenue Agency. They telephone or email — or both! And recently they’ve been out in full force, one local resident got a call & 2 emails over a two-day period…

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Merritt, BC

The roses & honeysuckle are the highlights of the patio outside the saloon at historic Quilchena Hotel.

Strawberry moon on Summer Solstice. According to the Old Farmers’ Almanac, full moons in June were traditionally referred to as “strawberry moons” by some First Nations because that was the month strawberries were picked…

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Still time to check out the beautiful work of Cindilla Trent & Silvia  Rosenfelder-Schechtel. Mosaics & quilts have much in common, and complement one another perfectly. But these 2 artists in particular. At Brambles until the end of the month.

Still time to check out the beautiful work of Cindilla Trent & Silvia
Rosenfelder-Schechtel. Mosaics & quilts have much in common, and complement one another perfectly. But these 2 artists in particular. At Brambles until the end of the month.

LNIB heads protest of lack of consultation on Trans Mountain Expansion project. A collective of 48 Nations — headed by Lower Nicola Indian Band Chief Aaron Sam & Cheam First Nation Chief Ernie Crey — has written to Prime Minister Trudeau, Premier Notley of Alberta & Premier Clark of BC to express concern & disappointment in the respective governments failing to live up to their constitutional and international obligations to consult and obtain consent for the pipeline project from the First Nations whose lands are impacted by the project…

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2876 – June 17

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Merritt, BC

Yesterday, longtime Merritt resident Andrea Rogers was presented a plaque of recognition for her contributions to the community. Councillor Kurt Christopherson attended on behalf of the Merritt City Council. Her name will be added to the wall of Supporters of Note, in the Merritt Civic Centre.

Special weather statement: Turning to wet snow. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for the Coq summit, between Merritt & Hope: A cold unstable airmass over the Coastal Mountain passes combining with moisture off the Pacific will result in showers turning to wet snow (last) evening. Amounts will generally be light but near the Coquihalla Summit and over the Allison Pass amounts of 5-10cm are possible through Wednesday morning. Travellers are advised that roads could be slippery and should exercise due caution…

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Top: Love To Dance Academy teacher Lizette Nel with the young dancers. Bottom: Dancers waiting for their call to the stage.

Top: Love To Dance Academy teacher Lizette Nel with the young dancers. Bottom: Dancers waiting for their call to the stage.

 

Dancepirations 2016 Yesterday’s presentation by the Love To Dance Academy dancers & new troupe was a culmination of this year’s hard work. “Truly delightful and inspiring… served up with tea & coffee and scrumptions ballet slipper cookies and a variety of cheesecakes.” —JdW

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Friday, June 10, 2016

Merritt, BC

Wild mustard — invasive or not — is colourful & yummy bee food. Nice to see a ‘wild’ look downtown!

Welcome, racers! Plenty of race action this weekend, and to the out-of-towners: welcome to Merritt & the Nicola Valley! The Cow Trail Classic mountain bike race on Saturday 6 kms south of town on Midday Valley Rd. The Merritt Country Run starts out of Voght Park Sunday morning…

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2873 – June 10

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