Merritt’s second by-election of the current term is heating up no issues are broadly discussed.

Two more councilors are campaigning for the February 22 by election.  Ginny Prowel and Julie  Vankoll are putting out signs or advertising no signs are clearly out for Linda Baird as yet. Advanced polls open on February 12th.

Below is a list of the candidates for election.

BAIRD Linda City of Merritt
CROSS Noreen Thompson-Nicola Regional   District
JOLLY Mike City of Merritt
MENARD Neil City of Merritt
PROWAL Ginny City of Merritt
VANKOLL Julie City of Merritt

GENERAL VOTING DAY will be open to qualified electors of the City of Merritt on Saturday, February 22, 2014 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at the following location: Lower portion of City Hall – 2185 Voght Street, Merritt, B.C.

Today in history: February 7th 1962

The United States bans all imports and exports from Cuba.