Local Road to Rockin' River contestant James Merkley came up short on making it to the finals on August Long Weekend but that's not stopping him from continuing on singing! We also get him on as an analyst to tell us who to look out for as the competition narrows down.
Elissa Barron discusses the "Grow a Row" initiative the food bank is supporting, how easy it is to donate, and why it makes sense!
Louise Grenier is the new president of the Chamber, and she joins Corey to discuss her background, the direction the Chamber is taking, and just what is she bringing back?
Dale Calder, the president of the Merritt Speedway and the #24 car joins Jesse in the studio to preview the June 9th races.
With a sever storm watch and lightning in the forecast, Firesmart coordinator Krista Minar joins Jesse to discuss measures we take to avoid fires.
Felicity drops into the studio to talk to us about the Story Walk over at Fairley Park. Go for a walk, and read a book at the same time! She's also looking for feedback on the program so any thoughts you have you can share with her at 315-1050.
Frances Depper from the Adria Empire joins Corey to discuss this weekend's Secret Squirrel event! What goes on at these events, are they attacking Kamloops? Want to take part or learn more? Call Frances 378-2735.
Merritt's Manager of Economic Development and Tourism Will George talks to us about the Merritt Photo Contest. Simply take photos of yourself having fun in the sun around town and the valley and get entered for some sweet prizes! Deadline to enter is June 25th, for more info: www.tourismmerritt.ca
Motion Notion Music Festival Director Kevin Harper joins Corey on the phone to talk about what Motion Notion is, why they had to leave Golden and why they chose Merritt!
Fritz and Melissa of the BC High School Rodeo stop in to tell us what we can expect this weekend. The stakes are high and a lot is up for grabs! The action happens over at the Merritt Rodeo Grounds all weekend long and is free to attend.