Mayor Niel Menard and some councilors were mustering at City hall on Monday with high vis vests and pickup sticks. Going on an outing for spring clean up is popular with local politicians.

Merritt British Columbia is in a hub of 7 major highway systems into the South Central Interior of BC. Many roads and ditches make for a trap for debris over winter.

On this Day: March 31st  1994

The finding of a complete skull of a hominid,Australopithecus afarnensis that lived more then 2 billion years ago is reported  by a scientific journal.