Merritt

Salmon Arm Crushing, based in Merritt, has been working alongside other companies repairing damage caused by recent flooding and debris flows along the Coquihalla Highway corridor. (Contributed)

Power of water: Salmon Arm Crushing part of massive effort to restore Coquihalla

Manager Simon Rizzardo working on highway while on evacuation from his own Merritt home

 

The Penticton Vees and Merritt Centennials were supposed to play on Nov. 17, before the floods and highway closures postponed the affair. (Phil McLachlan - Penticton Western)

Penticton and Merritt will play make-up game Friday, Nov. 26

The original game was cancelled when Merritt was evacuated due to floods

 

Evacuees from Merritt, Terry Crandell and Jessica Price, said Nov. 17 they were shaken and stressed but appreciate the help they’ve received from Salmon Arm’s Emergency Operations Centre at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort in Salmon Arm. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Evacuees from Merritt shaken, stressed, but grateful for support in Salmon Arm

Residents estimate one-quarter of town under water but optimism for future not dampened

 

Abbotsford flood damage: Nov. 16, 2021 (Photos by Sophie Middleton)

295 millimetres of rain: Abbotsford, Hope set precipitation records

In a span of two days, Hope saw just as much rain as Penticton would in one year

Abbotsford flood damage: Nov. 16, 2021 (Photos by Sophie Middleton)
Rescue crews on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Merritt, B.C.(North Shore Rescue photo)
Rescue crews on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Merritt, B.C.(North Shore Rescue photo)