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.

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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.

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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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Friday, April 10, 2015

Merritt, BC

Lilac countdown to Merritt’s fabulous lilac season!

Twin Kennedy CD release concert. Friends of SaySo & NV Community Arts Council present Rockin’River preview artists Twin Kennedy with guest Emily Rowed at the Culture Club, this evening, door open 7pm. Tickets are $20ea, available at Black’s & Brambles.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Merritt BC

Hamilton Hill

“There will be an escalation of the unrest”. Sludge protestors are not happy with MLA Jackie Tegart’s editorial in yesterday’s Herald (‘No easy solutions for biosolids’, pg. 6). After a meeting last evening in response to the article, Friends of the Nicola Valley spokesperson Georgia Clement said that they are “outraged with Jackie Tegart’s comments. She has not contacted any spokesperson for the group, and has hidden behind her assistant [and this editorial] despite numerous attempts to contact her.”

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Merritt, BC

Beautiful sumacs in the Nicola Valley.

Remembering The Merritt Morning Mirror Each year on April Fool’s Day, I reminisce about those seminal & heady days of the Merritt Morning Mirror (from which evolved this publication) with Merritt’s all-time favourite columnist, reporter & Mirror Guy, Gordon Cockle.

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