Friday, July 3, 2015

Merritt, BC

Bellflower (Campanula) Viking, blooming early this summer.

Country & Western musicians reunion. With all his friends in the country music scene invited, Murray Tremblay, along with Melva White at the Merritt Desert Inn, is finalizing the details before everyone starts arriving today!

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2743 – July 3

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Coldwater River Merritt BC

Remnants from a less ecologically-minded time.

Bass Coast preview @ Canada Day. Bass Coast DJs will sample their music onstage at Rotary Park — part of Music in the Park — on Canada Day, Wed. July 1st, 3-6pm. Bass Coast music festival runs July 10-13, this year, at the music fest site south of town.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2742 – June 29

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Evening sun on early alfalfa

Evening sun on early alfalfa

Major heat wave this weekend. Special ‘weather statement’ for Nicola. Hot desert air will move into Southwestern BC this weekend. Record breaking high temperatures of 40 degrees are forecast for Saturday & Sunday — 15 degrees above normal for the end of June.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2741 – June 26

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Wednesday, June 24, 2014

Seeing that crane building the 'Green Energy' plant, makes me wonder at the view once the 14-storey stack is looming...

Seeing that crane (visible from most angles in the city) on the ‘Green Energy’ plant site, makes me wonder about the view once the 14-storey stack is completed… KL

103 days, 405 trucks. Today [Monday, June 22] marks 103 days of roadside protests, People! That equals approximately 405 truckloads of Biosolids from Okanagan and Lower Mainland that we have held back from being dumped here! Do you know how many tons of toxic waste that is? Think about it.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2740 – June 24

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Monday, June 22, 2015

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Grad 2015 festivities took place this weekend, with 101 students graduating. Friday evening, students wore their caps & gowns as they paraded from the school to the arena. School District 58 distributed over $77,000 in bursaries. This year’s valedictorian was french immersion student Levi Loewen, who is off to study engineering at McGill in Montreal.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2739 – June 22

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Wednesday's evening sky

Wednesday’s evening sky

MSS Grad 2015. Congrats to the MSS grade 12 students graduating this weekend! The ‘cap & gown’ walk leaves the school at 6:40pm this evening, and will parade to the arena with a police escort. The ceremony starts at 7pm at the NV Memorial Arena. The Grad dance is tomorrow evening. Students will assemble at Rotary Park starting at 3pm, then parade at 5pm to the Civic Centre, where the “Grand Entry” starts at 6pm.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2738 – June 19

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

All that remains of the picturesque old barn along the Coldwater River walk, after it burned to the ground 2 weeks ago.

All that remains of the picturesque old barn along the Coldwater River walk, after it burned to the ground 2 weeks ago. It was especially iconic after it had been graffiti-ed with fluorescent pink “Hugs, not drugs” several years ago.

Biosolids protest shuttle to Kamloops. Residents of the Nicola Valley opposed to the importation of sewage sludge will be conducting a peaceful protest to raise awareness in front of the Kamloops Library at 11:30am on Friday June 19.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2737 – June 17

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