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After last week's warnings, it shouldn't be too big of a surprise, it is snowing on some sections of the Coquihalla Highway system this morning. Jim Steele of Environment Canada says once the snow hits, winter will dig in its' icy heels. Again, there's snow falling on sections of the Coquihalla Highway, so make sure the snow tires are on.
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The Merritt City Councilor whose bid to ban plastic bags has so far been unsuccessful stated yesterday her intentions to continue the fight. Nadia Hunter says it's been on the back burner long enough. Councilor Hunter adds that she intends to bring it back to Council in the near future after an Ontario MP introduced a private members bill to ban plastic bags across Canada.
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Merritt is on the NavCan weather map with weather cams now up and operational. Merritt Mayor Susan Roline says there's two cameras at Sanders Field. Roline adds that the Merritt Flying Club will be updating their website so people will again be able to go there for weather updates as well.
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When Merritt City Council meets tonight it'll be a fairly light agenda. City Clerk Carole Fraser says there are no delegations expected. Fraser says there will be a number of items for information in the way of correspondence before the meeting adjourns. Tonight's session gets underway at 7 o'clock in the City Hall Council Chambers.
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The Merritt Centennials got by Quesnel 4-1 yesterday to wrap up a three game weekend. Jeff Jones had the game winner midway through the third period. The Cents went 1-for-8 on the power play and their penalty kill was a perfect 2-for-2. Jakob Reichert had a goal and an assist for Merritt while Silvan Harper notched a pair of goals. The Centennials next game is Friday in PG.
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