Dear Editor:

It is either in the air, the elevation or the heat that makes people come up with grandiose schemes in Merritt, schemes that they should have learned to be not workable.

The Bike Rally gave a few businesses some extra dollars and in all was kind of fun to attend. But not raising enough money for charity, as was the intent and claiming a $200,000 plus shortfall over two years seems to make it clear not to try this scheme again.

No suggested “improvements” will change that. Blaming the City (see taxpayers), for not being willing to fork over more money and shifting blame on the RCMP is pretty desperate and almost silly.

Remember the grandiose schemes immediately south of the City including Mountainfest?

Remember the Alamo?

Glen Arendt

Merritt, B.C.