Friday, May 27, 2016

The Inspirations & Master Artists of the Nicola Valley exhibition ends this weekend. Friday & Saturday, 12noon-6pm. Be sure not to miss it!

The Inspirations & Master Artists of the Nicola Valley exhibition ends this weekend. Open Friday & Saturday, 12noon-6pm. Be sure not to miss it! Works from top left: Diane Kiernan, Silvia Rosenfelder-Schechtel, Arnold Moseley & Pius Chong. Bottom left: Bill Edmonds, Cassandra Dolen, and Arnold & Pius.

Upgrade to Coquihalla at Box Canyon. As part of a $17.6-million project —$7.3 million from the feds & $10.3 million from the province — the Box Canyon chain-up area will be expanded to fit up to 70 commercial truck spots so that drivers can safely chain-up tires for the next winter season…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Late lilac varieties are extending the lilac season — it's been more than a month now!

Late varieties are extending the lilac season — it’s been more than a month now!

Federal apology for Komagata Maru. Last week the federal government finally made an apology for the racist policies and subsequent events of May 23, 1914, when 376 passengersof the Komagata Maru were denied entry to Canada. The BC government issued a formal apology in 2008…

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Merritt, BC

Looking a lot like Scotland — no wonder Scots had no trouble settling here!

For a good time, call Jackie. The “May Long” is almost upon us, with hoards from the Coast heading for the hills – our hills. Many locals prefer to stay home, avoid crowded camping, and plant their gardens, this traditionally being the weekend where all fear of frost has passed…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Merritt, BC

Lots of changes at Mirror Vintage, including opening up a second floor. Lots of great treasures & treasures-to-be.

Kinder Morgan emergency exercise. Kinder Morgan Canada will conduct an emergency exercise tomorrow 7:30am -2:30pm on the Nicola River in Lions Memorial Park and N’Kwala Park…

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Merritt, BC Evelyn Armstrong

Photos & digital art at the Courthouse Art Gallery by longtime Nicola Lake resident Evelyn Armstrong. Evelyn has explored lake ice as an art motif for many years, part of her life’s study of art, culture, psychology, ecology & feminism. Exhibition ends May 28.

Early Spring. Of course we know it was an early Spring, but on May 1st, provincial government snow survey data showed that snow conditions were more typical of those observed in a normal June 1st period — meaning that the snow melt this season is 3-4 weeks ahead of normal…

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Merritt, BC

Dynamic & colourful artwork by Ms. Wong’s grade 2 art class is hanging in Brambles now, until the end of the month!

Farewell, Gwen. A farewell tea will be held for Gwen Pruden, who is moving to Kamloops. It will take place tomorrow, Sat. May 14, 2-4pm at Trinity United Church. Come and visit with Gwen and share a story….

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Those young trees downtown that have replaced trouble & diseased trees these last few years are really showing  their best these days. (Perhaps a type of locust tree?)

Those young trees downtown (that have replaced diseased & trouble trees these last few years) are really showing their best, these days. Perhaps a type of locust tree? Anyway, FABULOUS colour!

Driving Tourism Together 2016 TOTA President & CEO Glenn Mandziuk & team members, along with Gold Country Communities Society will co-host the session on Friday, May 13, 1-3pm at the Civic Centre. RSVP to support@totabc.com…

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