Monday, April 27, 2015

Mosaic by Silvia Rosenfelder-Schechtel in the Community Art Show at the Courthouse Art gallery. Ends this Saturday.

Mosaic by Silvia Rosenfelder-Schechtel in the Community Art Show at the Courthouse Art gallery. Ends this Saturday.

Coq paving projects. This year’s highway resurfacing program kicks off with an investment of approx. $15 million for improvements to the Coquihalla.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2716 – Apr 27

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Merritt, BC

Nicola Chiefs sign their own moratorium on bio solids.

Sayso presents the DungBeatles. It’s Merritt’s favourite dance band, this Friday, April 24 @ the Culture Club. $15 adults, $10 Students, buy 2 and get a free CD! Tickets available at Brambles, Black’s & NV Medical Centre. Doors @ 7pm, music @ 8pm.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2715 – Apr 24REV

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Merritt, BC

Heritage plum blossoms exploded in the warm weather.

Wayta go, Ninja Grannies. Evidently occupying the constituency office of the Premier of BC isn’t as easy as just sauntering in. The story behind the story is that Judy Weinart, Waneta Murphy and Cathy Larson (aka Ninja Grannies) approached the office and were able to jam a foot in the door, then allow the Chiefs & supporters in afterwards…

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2714 – Apr 22

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Merritt, BC

Particularly moving were the First Nations woman warrior songs & drumming. But also the stories from family, friends, and politicos — among them former NDP leader Adrian Dix.

 

Bio Solids public info meeting. Local First Nations & Friends of the NV are hosting an info evening Apr. 20, Merritt Civic Ctre, 6-9 pm. Everyone welcome, there will be time for questions to the speakers include the Chiefs, a geologist, fisheries rep, biologist, hydrologist & and TNRD Director Randy Murray.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2713 – Apr 20

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Merritt, BC

Tulips in, what we refer to as, a “woodland” setting (under the caragana hedge)

Occupation. Protestors from the Nicola Valley occupying the Premier’s constituency office in West Kelowna are calling for supporters. Bring your drums & songs and join the 5 Nicola Chiefs and others who are standing up against the importation of biowaste into the Nicola Valley. Or stop by for a coffee and sign the petition.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2712 – Apr 17

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Merritt, BC

Great turnout for the March for Millie, from Shulus to MLA Jackie Tegart’s office in downtown Merritt, yesterday. TNRD director Randy Murray (above with bullhorn) was particularly ‘spot on’ with his support for the protest — Ms Tegart should take her cue from Randy!

Connect the Blue Dots. Blue Dot Organizers in Merritt are gearing up for an event on April 19 at NVIT, from 1pm-3pm. The event coincides with many other across the country as part of the Suzuki Foundation’s Blue Dot movement. Environmental groups from around the Nicola Valley will talk about the importance of strong environmental policies and what they are doing to help the community. Check out the movement’s goals on Facebook: Blue Dot Movement- Merritt / Nicola Valley

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2711 – Apr 15

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Merritt, BC

The Community Art Show is on now, until May 2, 2015. The Courthouse Art Gallery is open Fridays & Saturdays 10am-4pm, 1840 Nicola Ave.

March for Millie. On Tuesday, April 14, local First Nations and Friends of the Nicola Valley have organized a march from the blockade at Shulus to the office of MLA Jackie Tegart, to protest the importation of sewage sludge into the Nicola Valley and demand that Ms. Tegart start doing something to stop it, or else face a recall.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2710 – Apr 13

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