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Kerstin Auer
Merritt, BC
Freelance Writer and Consultant
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My son was approached by a teenager a little while ago about "getting some weed". This is the article that was published in the Merritt Herald on Feb. 21 about it - "Merritt mother Kerstin Auer is speaking out about drugs after her 10-year-old son was offered marijuana during his... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2012 at The Merritt ABC
I had fun over the course of the last year, "counting down" the Merritt ABC from A to Z. Merritt's centennial year had lots to offer, and 2012 promises to be just as exciting. There are some big projects rolling into town, BC Hydro is doing some major upgrades and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2012 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt ABC. XYZ - like yard sale. Now that I know what that actually is, I'm hooked! Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt ABC. W - like wind. And it's blowing the tumbleweeds through the streets like in the Wild West! Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
The Merritt ABC. V - like volunteers. And I know what I'm talking about, I have volunteered myself... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
The Merritt ABC. U - like underground. There is a whole different world out there... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt ABC. T - like Things to do. My favorites in the Nicola Valley! Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt ABC. S - like sunshine! Yes, there is sunshine in Canada and there is actually plenty in Merritt! Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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It's not my first rodeo in Merritt - but my favorite one! Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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Many Q's in the Merritt area - but one says it all. Our local radio station Q101! Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt ABC. P - like Post Office. It's not the pony express anymore! Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt ABC. O - like ... well, it wasn't easy, but see for yourself! Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt-ABC. This time N - like Nicola Valley. When you google the NV in German, the first thing that comes up is the Museum... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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M - like Mills. The beehive burner might be history, but the mills are very much a part of Merritt! And this time I had some insider information... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt ABC - Lakes or lookout? Why not both?! Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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K - like Kettle Valley Railway. The KVR serviced Merritt from 1915 to 1949. This (fictional) story about the last time it left Merritt might have happened just like that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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J - like Junior Hockey. The Merritt Centennials have defined sports in the Valley for 40 years, and I just might have to make my first trip to the arena next season... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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I - like Indian Bands - as a German greenhorn I can't resist - it's like the wild west with cowboys and indians. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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H - like heritage. Oh yes, even places less than 1000 years old have tradition! Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt ABC - it's G, like Great Canadian Bike Rally. Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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It's part 6 of the Merritt ABC - and this time it's all about the Merritt Fire and Rescue Department! Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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E - like education. What have you learned today? Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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The Merritt ABC. D - like Downtown. Tumbleweeds and early morning walks - right up my alley! Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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C - like Coldwater Hotel. Good times and barfights - sound like Wild West to me! Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2011 at The Merritt ABC
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Not lions and tigers and bears, but two bears, a coyote, two deer and a duck - oh my! Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2011 at The Merritt ABC