Friday, October 21, 2016

Merritt, BC

The cottonwoods along the Coldwater River are fabulous right now. Although with yesterday’s wind, many a leaf tumbled across town!

Cents’ parent weekend. Welcome to all the parents of Merritt Centennials players! Friday 7pm Merritt hosts Penticton, then on Sunday they play against Chilliwack, starting at 2pm. The Icebreaker fundraiser is on Saturday evening…

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Fall gourds

Fall gourds

New AED at the Merritt Legion. The Canadian Legion Branch 96 is the location of Merritt’s latest Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Legion members received training from Merritt Fire Rescue at a workshop on Sunday…

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Windchimes glowed with Saturday's early evening golden light.

Windchimes glowed with Saturday’s early evening golden light.

Poetry slam. Noted Vancouver Slam Poet and national Slam Poetry champion, Johnny MacRae, will be giving a performance and MC-ing a Poetry Slam that will showcase local talent at the Merritt Library, on Wednesday Oct 19, 6pm…

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Friday, October 14, 2016

This yucca was looking very artistic with its curling tendrils.


Coffee with Dan Albas. Dan Albas will be available to chat over a coffee at Brambles Bakery & Cafe, today 11am-12:30pm. If you have comments or concerns, or ideas on how to make Merritt and Canada a better place, Dan would like to talk with you…

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Colour that seems to radiate its own light!

Colour that seems to radiate its own light!

Small Business Week. Still time to catch some of Community Futures Nicola Valley’s Small Business Week activities & free seminars, in partnership with Small Business BC and Merritt & District Chamber of Commerce…

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Leaves & berries seem extra colourful, all altogether different growing season for the Nicola Valley, this year.

Leaves & berries seem extra colourful right now, perhaps part of the altogether different growing season for the Nicola Valley, this year.

Biosolids protests are back! Yesterday, Friends of the Nicola Valley held a rally on Voght St. near City Hall, despite the traffic turmoil downtown. And another one is set for today, 4pm on Gasoline Alley — a prime location for long weekend travellers. They will have signs, and supporters are invited to join them…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Beavers at work on a tree along the Coldwater River.

Beavers have been busy at this tree along the Coldwater River.

$100,000 for community theatre. Late last week, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson notified the NV Community Theatre Society that they will receive a grant of $100,000 from their Rural Dividend Fund application…

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