A home was destroyed on Midday Valley road on Friday according, to some at 8PM. A couple of people from the neighbouring industrial project were the ones to report it ( source). A person cleaning up on Wednesday said that there remains about 15,000 dollars clean up costs.
The home was in view of the security recording cameras at the nearby storage facility, it was closed at the time.
On this Day: October 2nd 1452
Richard 111 of England is born.
Pole installation and work on Voght street Merritt
The work continues for the Merritt Green energy and new substation power project. Poles on Voght to transmit power from the substation and generator.
A worker on site says that they are putting pipes in the road to bring three phase power to some business’s for after they move the poles to the other side of the road.
On this day: September 30th 1955
Popular entertainer James Dean dies at 24 in a car crash.
Moon over Merritt 27th September
There will be others and the skies here cooperated for the event although it was maximum eclipse when we saw it here 7:47 PM.
On this Day: September 29 1966
The Chevrolet Camaro is produced renamed from the Panther.
File photo: KDG
The total lunar eclipse this weekend coincides with the end of the….. nomination period for the federal election. Elections Canada will publish all registered candidates on Sept 30th.
In the US, Canada, and Central and South America, this rare Total Lunar Eclipse of a Supermoon will begin on the evening of September 27, 2015. In Europe, South/East Asia, Africa, the Arctic, and in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans it starts after midnight on September 28, 2015.
Also called a Blood Moon this eclipse will last for about 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Is this Total Lunar Eclipse visible in Kamloops? source: http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/lunar/2015-september-28
On this Day: September 25th 1890
The US, Sequoia National park is established.
Art displayed at the Baillie House,art follows life then who,what,where, when and why.
File Photo. KDG
The press is a 20th century phenomenon in its present form. Oral communications and book publishing flourished for antiquity and through the middle ages but only since modern constitutions guaranteed a free press has it been so proactive and investigative. In times when things published were usually the dictates of authorities a separate press and library system ensures democracy.
Edwardian Era press ribbon at the Baillie House
File Photo: KDG
On this Day: September 24th 1968
Sixty Minutes debuts on CBS
The sunset on the day of this writing is going to be at 7:12 and sunrise was 6:42, one half hour to go to equinox when its 12 hours of each. This will happen on the 23rd of September. then the march to the winter solstice begins. and the shortest day begins.
September 18th 2009
The decades run of the daytime soap The Guiding Light ends. The Talk eventually takes over the CBS time slot from long time soaps…