Monday, May 25, 2015

The Central Park improvement project's ribbon cutting event took place yesterday morning. By then the sun had come out & helped dry off the new lacrosse box — once City staff had squigeed off the 2" of water that remained from Saturday's storm.

The Central Park improvement project’s ribbon cutting event took place yesterday morning. By then the sun had come out & helped dry off the new lacrosse box — once City staff had squigeed off the 2″ of water that remained from Saturday’s storm.

Biosolids caravan arrives in Victoria. Yesterday, the Nicola Chiefs’ caravan arrived on Vancouver Island. Today supporters & protestors/protectors will arrive at the steps of the Legislature in Victoria, where the five Nicola Chiefs hope to present their Moratorium to a representative of Premier Christy Clark at a rally at 12 noon.

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Friday, May 22, 2015

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Welcome BC Cattlemen Association. The 87th annual AGM & Convention kicked off yesterday afternoon at the NV Memorial Arena, with past-BCCA-president-turned-Lt.-Gov. Judy Guichon opening the event. Organizers are expecting 300 attendees at the convention.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

chief caravan at Coldwater

The Nicola Chiefs’ Caravan to Victoria departed yesterday evening from Coldwater Reserve. A rally is planned at the Parliament Buildings in Victoria on Monday, May 25, 12noon.

 

Lost cat at N’kwala. Our 14-year-old tabby cat, Holly, went missing from N’Kwala recreation site on the evening of Saturday May 9th.

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Bench Choir with Lt. Govt Judith Guichon in Victoria.

Bench Choir with Lt. Govt Judith Guichon in Victoria.

Merritt Bench Choir’s trip to Victoria. On May 6-8, grades 4-7 students from Merritt Bench Elementary School performed in Chilliwack and in Victoria for the Lt. Governor Judith Guichon at Government House. What an honour!! Thank you to teacher & musical director James Clark, and principal Lori Stewart for an awesome experience!! — Callie Langlois

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Merritt, BC

Lush spring foliage

Pickleball comes to town. Sylvia & Brian Dafoe are giving it their best shot to get pickleball started in Merritt. The City of Merritt Recreation Dept has given them the ‘ok’ to use Merritt Bench tennis courts for now. And because a pickleball court is smaller than tennis they will have to chalk the lines for now. Eventually they hope the lines can be painted on. They are looking for 8-10 players, after that they will be able to invite some of their pickleball contacts to give clinics.

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Monday, May 11, 2015

Merritt, BC

Choke cherry blossoms

Garden Day @ the Olde Courthouse. Let’s make the Olde Courthouse a landmark again, a place which all Merrittonians can be proud of. Sat. May 23, 9am, dance students & parents will plant 900 marigolds. Volunteers needed to help clean the flower beds, plant seedlings, donate additional plants, fertiliser and compost. Musicians welcome to come & make music in the garden. FMI 378-9898, dance@telus.net.

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Friday, May 9, 2015

This Lilac season is one of the earliest since the Lilac Conspiracy began monitoring in 1994! Even the later-blooming lilacs are ahead of where the early bloomers are normally!

This Lilac Season is one of the earliest since the Lilac Conspiracy began monitoring in 1994! Even the later-blooming lilacs are ahead of where the early-bloomers are normally!

Opening reception: ‘Dynamic Range’. Photography by Anya McVean and Julie VanKoll at the Courthouse Art Gallery. Opening reception today 5-7 pm, exhibition runs May 8-16. Gallery hrs: Fri & Sat 10am-4pm. FMI 378-6515 http://www.nvartscouncil.com

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