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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012

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❚ TEACHER’S STRIKE

B.C. teachers withdraw services

Teachers in Grand Forks and the surrounding area gathered at Gyro Park for a CUPE-organized rally on Tuesday. A withdrawal of services began this past Monday for three days. .CASSANDRA CHIN PHOTOS

CASSANDRA CHIN Gazette Reporter

Monday saw the start of a three-day, full-scale withdrawal of services by teachers across B.C. Norm Sabourin, president of the Boundary District Teachers’ Association (BDTA), pointed out that information leaflets will be distributed at various schools during the job action. “We have to look at the details,” he said Monday. “The LRB (Labour Relations Board) ruled we are not allowed to block any of the entrances of school sites. Technically, we’re not allowed to call it a picket, but we will be handing out leaflets and information to the public.” The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) organized a rally on Tuesday, March 6 in Gyro Park, which included several speakers. “Teachers (walked) from the BDTA office (near Flexus) and met at Gyro Park,” stated Sabourin. According to the LRB ruling, teachers can withdraw their services for three days this week and then one day a week every week after that, provided that Bill 22 legislation hasn’t been introduced. Members of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) met on Feb. 28 and 29 to discuss the escalation of job action in response to the government’s proposed Bill 22, the Education Improvement Act. According to a BCTF press release, Bill 22 seeks to impose a net-zero contract, restrict the ability to negotiate improved learning conditions and eliminate fundamental civil and labour rights for teachers. According to a press release from the Ministry of Education, Education Minister George Abbott stated Bill 22 demands careful debate and full understanding by all members. “Bill 22 sets a cooling off period and suspends the teachers’ union strike action while calling on the assistance of a mediator,” he stated. “It also implements the $165-million

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Learning Improvement Fund and other measures that will play a fundamental role in the future of education in our province.” Abbott and the ministry stated they were disappointed by the BCTF’s decision to hold the strike. “A strike of this nature will significantly disrupt student learning and creates tremendous concern for parents and families,” he said. “Parents are encouraged to find child care arrangements.” Sabourin added he hasn’t heard anything from the government about legislation as of Monday. “(As of Monday) the legislation (was) in its second reading, so it (was) still under debate. Once it gets done with its second reading, it will then have to do a third reading but it depends on how long the debate goes,” Sabourin said. “It will be my assumption that the earliest the bill could be passed and brought into law would the end of this week and very possibly into next week.” In a letter to parents in School District 51 (SD51), Superintendent Michael Strukoff noted that during the three-day strike, “there will be no classes, buses will not run and parents need to keep their children home.” Earlier this week, Strukoff stated, “There seems to be a pattern between the disputes between BCTF and the government. I truly hope both parties find some alternatives and allow the kids to continue with school and things return to normal by the end of spring break.” Spring break is the last two weeks of March, beginning on March 19. The SD51 website will be updated to keep parents in the district informed and any questions can be directed to Strukoff at 250-442-8258. Teachers will be back in the classroom tomorrow (March 8). Of the 32,209 teachers, 87 per cent (27,946 teachers) voted yes in the province-wide vote conducted Feb. 28 and 29.

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❚ THE WAY IT WAS

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1907 A company with $250,000 capital was formed to develop the Maple Leaf at Franklin camp, which has shown one of the richest surface showings of copper ever seen in this section. 1912 One of the best hockey matches of the season was seen in the local arena when Phoenix got the big end of a 5-3 score against the locals. 1922 At the annual meeting of the Grand Forks Liberal Association the following officers were elected: Fred Clark, pres.; D. McPherson, vice-pres.; R.L. Hodgson, sec.; F.J. Miller, treas. 1932 James Robertson is again in good health after being buried under tons of icy snow to a depth of 25 feet for a few hours and regarded as dead. 1947 Manufacture of red brick in large quantities at Grand Forks was to begin soon, according to Frank J. Eves of the Bazan Bay Brick & Tile Co., Victoria, who recently became production engi-

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neer of Love’s Bricks Ltd. 1952 A four-way flasher beacon signal light was installed by the city maintenance crew at the intersection of First and Bridge streets. 1962 Provided the plebiscite was passed for the additional $75,000 required, the Boundary district was to have a new Boundary hospital incorporating many modern hospital features. 1977 First-class postage rates changed on March 1 when the cost of mailing (up to one ounce) moved from 10 to 12 cents. 1982 Members of the Grand Forks Entertainers Precision Figure Skating Team will be heading to Vancouver on March 11 to take part in the B.C. championships. 1987 Management, union, local government along with two federal MPs, banded together to take a strong stand against reduced railway service and possible line abandonment by CP Rail

Pet of the Week

on its Midway to Castlegar line. 1992 YBC bowlers Ray McKinnon, Spencer Dunlop, Mike Hanlon, Jamie Burt, Leon Plamondon and coach Stan Swinarchuk are off to Vancouver to participate in the provincial championships as the West Kootenay representatives. 2002 The City of Grand forks is losing long-time public works superintendent Ken McKinnon. In a brief but emotional display on Monday night, Mayor Lori Lum announced McKinnon’s retirement after 38 years of municipal service as of May 31. 2007 Roxul (West) Inc. will be launching a full investigation into the cause of a fire in the facility Sunday. Leslie McLauren, manager of marketing and government affairs for Roxul, said the fire was not a severe one. Two Roxul employees were sent to the hospital Sunday, one to be checked out and treated for smoke inhalation and other for eye-flushing after accidentally being sprayed in the face with a fire extinguisher.

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My name is Cooney. I miss my human, Cliff, so much. Sandy says he is in Scotland but I cannot find him. The last time I saw him he put a suitcase into the van and left. He leaves often, sometimes several times a day, but this time he did not come back. I have been especially watchful and barking for Sandy, but she does not understand my responsibility to protect her and she gets mad. I usually get a cookie and some loving along with an apology afterwards though. Cliff is my world and I will be the best-ever dog when he comes home. I hope it is soon.

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NEWS ❚ SEARCH AND RESCUE

❚ REGIONAL DISTRICT

Daring dog rescue near York Road on Saturday

RDKB Area C out of BEDC after 2012 in budget plan

CASSANDRA CHIN Gazette Reporter

In the early morning hours of Saturday, March 3, Grand Forks RCMP, Boundary Animal Control and Grand Forks Search and Rescue were called out to assist a couple and their dog, who was stuck on a steep cliff. At 1:08 a.m., RCMP were dispatched to assist two people who were stranded on a cliff just above the rail grade near the north end of York Road. The couple attempted to climb the hill to rescue their dog but became stranded themselves on the hill because it was too steep and they were unable to climb back down. From there, Grand Forks Search and Rescue assisted the couple to safety. “The two constables climbed the hill in the early morning hours and located the two that were stranded. They directed them to a safe location to get off the hill,” explained Grand Forks RCMP’s Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison. “Once the couple was safe, members attempted to get the dog down but the dog had gotten itself lodged in the cliff side. It couldn’t get down and wouldn’t go up, so the constables made the determination that it was too treacherous to continue to rescue the dog at that time.” Later that day, Grand Forks Search and Rescue brought their rope crew in and managed to scale down, put a harness around the dog (Hasha) and repel down to the bottom. Fire Chief Dale Heriot added, “We were

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Area C Director Grace McGregor (far right) discussed options on how to handle the milfoil situation at Christina Lake with residents at a town hall meeting last week.

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CASSANDRA CHIN Gazette Reporter Grand Forks Acting Fire Chief Dale Heriot (back extreme left) and crew were amongst those that assisted in rescuing Hasha the dog (front) from a ledge on a hill in the York Road area of Grand Forks on Saturday.

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able to locate the dog and execute the rescue. Everybody is okay – the dog was checked out by one of the local veterinarians. It had (some) scrapes and bruises but otherwise it was good. (Hasha) was quite scared and quite happy when we got him down.” “Nobody got hurt, so that’s the important part,” Harrison went on to say.

❚ INDUSTRY

Interfor continues upgrades, lost-time accident free since 2011 CASSANDRA CHIN Gazette Reporter

International Forest Products Limited (Interfor) in Grand Forks is happy to note that the mill is one-year lost-time accident free since Jan. 13, 2011. Interfor was also ranked 14th out of 50 sawmills in British Columbia and has a medical incident rate (MIR) of 1.9. This rank places Grand Forks’ sawmill second best in all of Interfor’s productions in B.C.. “We’ve gone through the whole year lost-time free,” explained Don Johnson, plant manager for Interfor’s mill site in Grand Forks. “If you look at day 365 plus the days up until now, it’s pretty respectable.” Lost-time accidents are when production and the mill have to stop due to a workplace injury. “We’ve had some first aid minor things, but nothing serious, nothing that would have someone go off the job.” As a part of their job, workers at the sawmill go through regular work procedures and processes such as work reviews. “I’m pretty proud of everybody that’s here and that they’ve managed to string together days without a serious or loss-time injury,” stated Johnson. “It’s indicative that it can be done in an industrial environment with a little bit of hard work and commitment.” Grand Forks mill upgrades Upgrades to Interfor’s sawmill in Grand Forks and Castlegar are ahead of schedule. In Grand Forks, the plan involves the installation of a new small log line to replace the existing

two-line facility. The project is budgeted at $19 million and also includes the installation of an automated lumber grading system and incorporates the same technology recently installed at Interfor’s Adams Lake sawmill. “We’re in the process of demolition at the moment,” explained Johnson. “We’ve bought some equipment and we’ve ordered a lot of equipment but it won’t be here for several months yet. We still need to install it all so there’s a lot of work ahead of us. We’re well on our way and we’re committed to getting her done.” Demolition of a portion of the mill where the new double-length canter, which helps position and feed logs, will be placed is currently at the halfway mark. “Basically we’re upgrading our sawmill and putting down a new breakdown, what we call a double-length canter,” concluded Johnson. In Castlegar, the project is budgeted to be $5 million and consists of a series of high return projects, including an automated lumber grading system. The grading system is aimed at increasing productivity and value extraction at the mill. Upgrades at both sawmills are expected to be complete sometime in 2013. According to reports, when completed, the mills will operate with a combined capacity of 375 million board feet on a full two-shift basis. Interfor’s board of directors announced in November 2011 that they had approved a $24 million capital plan to upgrade the sawmills in Grand Forks and Castlegar.

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary’s (RDKB) Area C (Christina Lake) discussed budget cuts at this year’s town hall meeting to increase funding for milfoil, including a withdrawal from the Boundary Economic Committee (BEDC) after 2012. In the five-year finance plan, Area C Director Grace McGregor noted after 2012, Area C will no longer participate in the BEDC. Until then, Area C’s proposed budget for 2012 is $173,811, down from $179,905 in 2011. As a result, Area C plans to increase spending for noxious weed control, most notably, milfoil to $295,906 ($141,889 more than the previous year). In 2011, Area C spent $153,350 on milfoil. “We need to get on with it, we need to double our divers, which is what we’re going to do for the short term and we need to make plans for the long term,” said McGregor. “The plans for the long term include the milfoil weevil. They’ve had very good luck with the weevil in other areas.” McGregor hopes to use the Solar Aquatics System to help develop a weevil-breeding project and eventually sell the weevils to other troubled milfoil communities. The Solar Aquatics System is located adjacent to the Christina Living Arts and Welcome Centre and filters the waste water from the facility. “If we can become a supplier, we can probably offset our costs in the long run,” she added. “We all know how milfoil got into the lake, so we have to be really careful with what we do with it.” The current budget figures are only proposed and will be determined at the end of March. The recreation commission may also see a decrease from $77,573 to $62,248. Alongside Area D, Area C also participates in sub-regional activities, including the $30,000 budget towards the Boundary Museum Service. The Grand Forks Curling Rink, another sub-regional service, may see an increase from $35,529 to $40,869. For regional parks and trails, there may be a slight decrease from $186,330 to $184,731, while fire protection in Area C may also see an increase from $384,303 to $667,709. This year, the animal control contract with Craig Caruso and his company Good Governance Solutions is to expire, which leaves the RDKB to determine what will happen next. The RDKB will also be rewriting the animal control bylaw, which is considered dated, to include different aspects like barking to be included into a newer bylaw. Animal control for Area C is proposed to increase from $110,862 to $117,874, while mosquito control may see a slight dip from $28,835 to $28,735. In terms of the regional library services, which may be set to increase from $292,725 to $355,331, McGregor is opposed to supporting other services with Area C funds until other districts pitch in for the costs of milfoil removal. There may also be a decrease in 9-1-1 emergency communications from $914,218 to $726,209. In 2011, Area C spent $66,688 for grant-in-aids, and the proposed budgeted for $57,241 in 2012. According to Statistics Canada’s census, Area C saw a population decrease since 2006 from 1,435 to 1,391, a negative 3.1 per cent population change.

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OPINION

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❚ Our View

Better if city water chlorinated Despite being small in stature, the City of Greenwood accomplished something big by taking home the Best Municipal Water in the World award from the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting Competition in West Virginia. Mayor Nipper Kettle and the city have been featured in articles and news stories across the country. Greenwood does not use chlorination and draws its water from three untreated wells, which are pumped from an aquifer. The fact that the city down Highway 3 and its awardwinning water isn’t chlorinated has some in Grand Forks wondering why that city’s water has to be chlorinated – Grand Forks doesn’t have a filtration or purification system but rather uses a chlorination system. While having untreated water that is free of chlorine in Grand Forks would be good, it isn’t ideal. According to Sasha Bird, Grand Forks’ manager of technical services and utilities, the city is mandated by Interior Health to chlorinate water because of E. coli concerns and has been doing so since 2007. While E. coli is found in humans’ lower intestine and most strains don’t cause harm, some variations have been known to cause food poisoning. E. coli had a detrimental effect on the community of Walkerton, Ont. in 2000, when a deadly strain of the bacteria got into the water supply and people began suffering a series of ailments, including diarrhea – in some cases the ailments led to death. That community’s utilities commission initially said that its water was OK but eventually issued an advisory for residents to boil water. Health Canada’s website states that based on current scientific data, the benefits of chlorinating drinking water is greater than the byproducts that are produced from chlorination, such as trihalomethanes (THMs). Greenwood should be commended for having untreated water and in fact, it has with the award from the competition. But places like Greenwood, that don’t chlorinate water, are more exceptions than the rule. Walkerton was a tragedy and if it can be prevented by the use of chlorine in Grand Forks’ water, then so be it. Besides, if people in the city want to have better tasting drinking water, there are always filters and faucet attachments that can filter out chlorine and other water contaminants.

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Once again Canadian politics head south While I am influenced by American culture, I find it disconcerting that Canadian politicians are using American-style tactics more and more. During the last federal election, it seemed like there were more attack ads being used and it has been suggested by some that then-leader Michael Ignatieff and the federal Liberals fared poorly due to those advertisements. The Liberals lost their status as official opposition party (an honour that would go to the lateJack Layton and the federal New Democratic Party) and in fact, Ignatieff was even beaten in his own riding (Etobicoke – Lakeshore). The attack ads against Ignatieff began long before an election was announced and some accused him of returning to Canada after a three-decade long absence strictly to gain power. The election is supposedly history but accusations of robocalling – automated phone calls –

❚ Yu Speak

KARL YU

have been made recently against a number of political parties. The automated calls were made to voters and allegedly told them that their polling station had changed locations. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the federal Conservatives have been accused and in turn, they’ve accused the Liberals. Conservative aides are denying any sort of dirty election tactics were used but according to a March 3 story in the Toronto Star, 14 Conservative Members of Parliament signed with a Republican company – Front Porch Strategies. According to The Star’s Linda Diebel, “On its website, Front

Porch Strategies, a ‘voter contact and constituency outreach’ firm based in Columbus, Ohio, boasts: ‘In May’s federal elections, Front Porch Strategies won all 14 of their races.’” The RCMP and Elections Canada are currently investigating the situation and the latter traced some of the automated calls to a disposable mobile phone that was registered to someone with the name Pierre Poutine. Attack ads, robocalls and the like are tactics that are slowly souring me to politics. Taking aim at a politician’s poor record or hypocritical comments is fair game for sure but propaganda and dirty tricks aren’t necessary and give Canadian politics a black eye. If the robocall investigation does find out who Pierre Poutine really is and what party he was working for, an attack ad for the next federal election would be just deserts, though.

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LETTERS ❚ LABOUR

Time for change Editor: Time for change. You can spend all you want on cutting edge technology of the pedagogy. Good teaching, good learning outcomes; poor teachers, poor learning outcomes until we solve the problem of assessing teachers and tying their pay scale to performance, anything we attempt to accomplish with technology, personalized learning, anything that is, will only have partial success, if any. Until then, we will remain somewhere below fully meeting expectations. Once again inclusiveness is to the boards as assessment is to the teachers. Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again expecting different outcomes. Valerie Rich, Grand Forks

❚ CURLING

Curling club “rocks” Editor: Our men’s (curling) team Bothamley from Creston was one of 16 teams who came to curl in the BC Masters Playdowns that were held at the Grand Forks Curling Club from March 1 to 4. This was the second time that our team came to curl at your curling club, the first being at the Retiree’s Bonspiel held in December of 2011. At each visit, we were treated with

great hospitality and there was great ice and great service that made our curling experience in Grand Forks memorable. We look forward to coming back in the 2012/13 season and we would like to thank Mel Lungle, Guy Dubeault, Paul Plamondon and Dwight Hagle and the other volunteers at the Grand Forks Curling Club for making this event a huge success. Grand Forks must be proud to have such a well-run curling facility. Ross Gowan, Creston

❚ WATER

Pure water Editor: Greenwood is acknowledged for having the best drinking water in the world (according to judges at the 22nd annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting in West Virginia). As least somebody has their priorities right. We used to have decent drinking water until they decided to poison us with chlorine. Chlorine does in peoples’ thyroid glands. Thanks a lot. Rather than dumping hundreds of gallons of bleach into our drinking water how about testing the level of E. coli and if we are nearing an uncomfortable level then add the poison but until then, find someone with high integrity and common sense to be in charge of our drinking water. To do less is criminal and evil. It’s time to clean house on those who are authorizing such audacity. Nadine Heiberg, Grand Forks

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❚ OPINION

Learning from Walkerton BARRY BRANDOW SR.

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The role of the Advisory Planning Committee

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Bruce Davidson, an activist from Walkerton, Ont. who has made over 100 presentations, will tell his story at Grand Forks Secondary School’s auditorium March 14 at 7 p.m. Remember Walkerton? Over 2,300 seriously ill, seven deaths and over 40 left with serious health problems, all from cow manure in one of the town’s water wells. Rock Creek’s Al Grant will start the evening with a short presentation that will demonstrate why Bruce’s presentation is relevant to water management in the Boundary. This event in a large way, is driven by comments by a B.C. Cattlemen’s representative and a government employee at a Grand Forks City Council meeting in May of 2010. In response to concerns about the unlimited access by cows in the Granby River and rehabilitating the muck holes on the Gilpin grasslands, the range employee and representative stated that pathogens from cow manure were not a health issue. Their argument was that properly functioning riparian areas would quickly filter out pathogens. In other words, ranchers and range staff are the arbitrators of public health everywhere the cow is allowed to trespass on Crown land. How is it possible that in modern society, public health and the Ministry of Environment are not on the point, speaking strongly on behalf of the public interest on all issues connected to our water? Remember, rural B.C. is growing rapidly and responsible water management is more important than ever. In 2005, the executive director of the B.C. Cattlemen’s Association was hired to oversee the provincial range bureaucracy and no surprisingly, the Forest Practices Board issued a news release on Dec. 3, 2009 criticizing range management after examining over 200 range plans and many on-site inspections. This criticism was quickly followed by an email from well-known biologist Ray Demarchi and his colleagues criticizing range management in the East Kootenay. There are plenty of examples in the Boundary that reinforce the argument that responsible range management is a thing of the past. Responsible water management has to examine all human activity but the management of cows is a serious concern that looms large over the future management plan for the Kettle River and the ongoing proposed changes of the Provincial Water Act. A point reinforced by the fact that range plans are no longer available for public scrutiny and stakeholders have no input. Good government supports ranching but it should not continue deny the truth and public interest and will mandate the removal of the cow from sensitive, important environments: domestic watersheds, parks and quality recreation areas. Davidson’s presentation will make the case that proactive water management that puts the public interest first is a small price to pay when you consider the cost of mitigating a health management disaster like Walkerton.

❚ In the Spotlight IRENE PEREPOLKIN

We have been getting a number of questions and comments recently regarding the role of the Advisory Planning Committee (APC). There have been erroneous comments that this committee makes the final decision on applications be they rezoning,

subdividing or mining etc. The role of the APC in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) is to be the eyes, ears and advisors to each of the directors of the electoral areas. They are appointed by the director and endorsed by the board of the RDKB for a one-year term. There are restrictions for sitting on the committee. APC members cannot be an employee of the RDKB, or a member of the RDKB Board of Directors. The members are volunteers and receive no remuneration. They are a very valuable component to the referral process to the Planning and Development Department as well. The APC meetings are open to the public but these meetings are not intended to be public hearing forums. Input from the public can be provided elsewhere in the application process. Applications and referrals with an introduction, background, implications, Official Community Plan (OCP) designation, zoning and any other pertinent information are sent from the Planning and Development Department to be reviewed as received at a monthly meeting. Comments and feedback are recorded and referred back in a report from the APC. This is the first step that starts the application process. It follows through with the Electoral Area Services comments and then onto the board of directors before it is sent back to the planning department, who refer it to the appropriate agencies Referrals on mining applications are one of the processes we deal with. Referrals on mining come from FrontCounter BC to the planning department, as well as to affected ministries and local and municipal government for comments. The APC reviews this application, along with information given by the planning department, and records its concerns, comments and recommendations and returns it to the planning department. The process from there is as any other application or referral received and the last step is to refer it back to FrontCounter BC. FrontCounter BC allows a 30-day period to receive all information from the various levels of government and agencies it sent the notices to. It is up to FrontCounter BC to decide if a public hearing in the communities closest to the proposed site is required. If it deems a public hearing necessary, it is then the responsibility of the applicant to set this up and bear the costs. The province had a review process to address public issues or concerns/comments regarding any of these applications and referrals – the Ministry of Mines is the contact for this. Information can be obtained at your local Service BC office. The APC is the first step in most applications and referrals. It makes comments; it is NOT the final say in the outcome of the application or referral. It is not its mandate for advising the public as to these applications, nor the mandate of the area directors. Questions or comments can be made to Irene L. Perepolkin at irneperepolkin@gmail or calling 250-442-3817. – Irene Perepolkin is Area D director for the RDKB

Thank You I wish to extend my heartfelt thanks to everyone who has been so supportive and kind through my recent physical challenges. Your caring, help and expressions of good wishes will never be forgotten. Please accept my sincere thanks and appreciation to everybody who has assisted me during this ordeal. ordeal. Gratefully,

Gladys Henshilwood

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual General Meeting will be held in the library on March 7th, 2012 at 7:00 pm Please come out and support your library.


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Community Easter Dinner – Saturday, April 7 Chess Club Meets – Saturdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31 Kettle River Lions Club is hosting a free community The chess club meets from 2 - 5 p.m. at the Grand Easter dinner at the Rock Creek Fairgrounds pavilion at Forks Public Library. Join other players for instruction 5 p.m. No tickets needed – just arrive. Donations will and games. All level of players welcome. be accepted. Door prizes! The whole Western Boundary Pre-school Storytime – Friday, March 9 & 16 community is invited. The Grand Forks Public Library is hosting Pre-school Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Storytime from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Rhymes, songs, Grand Forks Valley Group of Alcoholics Anonymous. stories. All ages welcome. MONDAY at 8 p.m. (Closed Study) at Catholic Church Volunteer Tax Prep Clinic – March 6 - April 30 Rectory - 7269 - 9th St. WEDNESDAY (Men’s Closed) Tax Preparation Clinics will be held at the Boundary Women's Resource Centre on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 8 p.m. at Anglican Church rear basement - 7252 7th St. THURSDAY and SATURDAY (Open) at 8 p.m. at 1 to 4 p.m., from March 6 to April 30. For information Anglican Church rear basement - 7252 - 7th St. Phone on eligibility or other questions, phone Lorraine at 250250-442-3839 or 250-442-8797. 442-0962 or email Lorraine.Dick@gmail.com. Focus on Fibre Weekly Schedule Boundary Youth Success Program Talent Show & Monday – needlework/rug hooking in alternatBake Sale – Thursday, March 8 ing weeks; Tuesday – quilting (Sunshine Quilters); A talent show and bake sale will be held at Studio B (7330 2nd St.) from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is by donation at the door. Sign up today – any talent welcome! An all-age TODAY IS A GOOD DAY event. Call 250-584-4679 to sign up for TO PLAN FOR THE FUTURE the talent show. Proceeds to Blessings Boutique, GFSS grad class, and the Boundary Humane Society. Skating Thru the Decades – Friday, March 9 Boundary Figure Skating Club presents "Skating Thru the Decades" at 7 p.m. at the Midway Arena. Guest skater is Graeme Gordon. Admission by donation. ANKORS Mobile Needle Exchange – Friday, March 16 & 30 ANKORS Mobile Needle Exchange will be in Grand Forks March 16 and 30 from noon - 2 p.m.; and throughout the Boundary (Rock Creek to Christina Lake) this same afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. To arrange for an appointRobert J. Ogloff, CFP • 250-442-3164 ment and/or for more information 245 - 72 Avenue, Grand Forks call the ANKORS Needle Exchange at 1-800-421-2437 or cell phone: (250) 777-0733. Wednesday – spinning/knitting in alternating weeks; St. Patrick's Day Tea, Bake Sale & Raffle – Saturday, Thursday – weaving (Boundary Spinners and WeavMarch 17 ers). Focus on Fibre is a place to learn or practice Catholic Women's League is hosting a tea, bake sale fibreart disciplines. More disciplines and new members and raffle from 2 - 4 p.m. Raffle tickets $1; admission welcome. Located at 8120B Donaldson Drive. For inforby donation. Door prize at the tea. mation and complete calendar visit http://focusonfibre. St. Patrick's Day Cookie Sale – Saturday, March 17 blogspot.com or call Mary at 250-442-0206. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church (2495 76th Every Monday Ave). $17/box – lid must close when filled. At the door • Senior Centre Branch 68 is holding Crib at 1:30 p.m. receive a 12" pizza box (holds approximately 4-5 dozen • “Are you troubled by someone’s drinking?” Al Anon cookies) and a latex glove. meets at 8 p.m. at the Catholic Church Rectory 7269 Ostomy Support Group Meets – Monday, March 19 - 9th St., Grand Forks. For information call Liz at 250The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. at the Kiro Wellness Center, 1500 Columbia 442-5654 or Lewis G. at 250-447-2668. Avenue, Trail. Guest Lesley Anderton will be speaking • Lawn Bowling - A Sport for Life, played at a casual and showing slides on her trip through the Northwest level 6:30 p.m. (assembly 6:15 p.m.) Christina Lake. Passage. For further info, please call 250-368-9827 or Bowls available, everyone welcome. 250-365-6276. • Grand Forks Border Bruins Bingo held at the Curling Spring Break Storytime at Christina Lake – WednesRink. Early birds starts at 6:45 p.m. All proceeds to the day, March 21 Border Bruin Junior B Hockey. Spring Break Storytime will be held at the Christina • Drop-in carpet bowling is held at the Seniors’ Hall in Lake village at 11:15 a.m. All ages welcome. Grand Forks City Park at 9:30 a.m. Vision Board Workshop – Friday, March 23 • The CanCan Troupe practices from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at This workshop is for teens, from 2 - 4 p.m. at the the Anglican Church on 7th St. Contact Mona at 250Grand Forks Public Library. A fun, interactive workshop 442-2237 or Mel at 250-447-2614. where you create a visual representation of how you • Boundary Stroke Recovery Club meets at 341 - 75th want your future to look. This even tis free but preAvenue, 10:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. For information call Ian registration is appreciated. Taylor at 250-442-3545. Book Club at the Christina lake Village – Wednesday, • Figure Drawing/Painting Group meets 5:30-7:30 at March 28 Gallery 2 (formerly Grand Forks Art Gallery). Artists bring their own materials. Easels available. Small 1:30 p.m. Still Alice by Lisa Genova is this month's book. donations collected to pay models. For information call Book Club at the Grand Forks Library – Thursday, Gallery 2 at 250-442-2211 or Nora at 250-442-3668. March 29 • Pickle Ball is held at the Hutton School gym from 6 to 7 p.m. Still Alice by Lisa Genova is this month's book. 9:30 p.m. $1 drop-in fee. (Also held Wednesays.) ConFabulous Friday at the Library – Friday, March 30 tact 250-442-2604 for information. Everyone welcome. Learn to play chess and other board games. Play 2nd Monday Every Month with our XBox 360 Kinect. Crafts and snack. All ages • Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary meets in the Hospital welcome. 1 - 3 p.m. Board Room at 2 p.m. New members are welcome. For Spring Bazaar – Saturday, March 31 info call 250-442-0323 or 250-442-8755. Craftspeople, artisans, gardens, home businesses... Every Tuesday join them at the bazaar at the Midway Community Hall. • The Sunshine Quilters of Grand Forks meet at 9 a.m. Table rentals $15. Call Jeannette at 250-449-6804 or at the Focus on Fibre building on Donaldson Drive. For Fran at 250-449-2333. Lunch available, door prizes, more info call Rae at 250-442-3333. raffles. Net proceeds to Midway Community Garden.

Email your event to production@grandforksgazette.ca with the words “Event Listing” in the subject line; You can also mail it to Box 700, Grand Forks, B.C. V0H 1H0 or drop it off at our office at 7255 Riverside Drive – please mark clearly “Event Listing”

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are always welcome. Phone Mary at 250-446-2454 or Sue at 250-446-2608. 2nd & 4th Wednesday Every Month • The Rumplestiltskein Fibre Arts Guild of Rock Creek meets. Phone 250-446-2431 or 250-446-2406 for more information. Every Thursday • R.E.A.L. Men - A weekly men’s meeting exploring authentic manhood. Meets (beginning Sept. 22) at Gospel Chapel. 7048 Donaldson Dr. 7pm - 8:30pm. Open to all men. 250-442-5148. • Lawn Bowling - A Sport for Life, played at a casual level 6:30 p.m. (assembly 6:15 p.m.) Christina Lake. Bowls available, everyone welcome. • The Sopraninos, the community children’s choir, meets at 4-5 p.m. at Studio B - 7330 2nd St. (old Gazette building). The choir is open to children in Grades 3 - 6. • The Second St. Singers, a new acappella vocal ensemble, meets at 5:15-6:30 at Studio B - 7330 2nd St. (old Gazette building). Music eclectic: madrigal to Motown. Tenors and basses especially welcome. Call 250447-6393 for more information. • Join the new seniors “fun” singing group. Sing songs from bygone eras Friday, March 9 at Seniors’ Hall in City Park at 9:45 7 pm ~ GFSS Auditorium a.m. Visit, have coffee and sing. Contact Joan at 250-442-0924 or Liz Tickets: $35 advance / $40 at the door at 250-442-5516. Drop-in fee $1. Available at: • Blessings Boutique from noon The Source, to 3:45 p.m. at the Gospel Chapel. the Grand Forks Art Gallery, Contact Karen at 250-443-1295. Morrissey Creek Building Supplies • Boundary Women’s Resource Centre Drop-in 11:30 to 5:00. We www.justinhines.com provide referrals, library, information, social time for women and Proceeds to the much more. Call for more info 250Grand Forks Art Gallery 442-5212. • Bingo at the Legion! Doors open at 5:45 p.m., game starts at 6:45 p.m. • Opt Clinic (Planned Parenthood) is held from 5 to 7 p.m. for contract bridge. For info or reservations call 7:30 p.m. at the Boundary Medical Clinic. Peter at 250-442-0681. • Join us for Bible study at 1 p.m. at Christ Lutheran • Grand Forks Pipes & Drums practices 6:30 - 8:30 Church. We welcome everyone who is interested. For p.m. in Room 101 at GFSS. Beginning and experienced more information call 250-442-3959 or 250-447-2562. pipers and drummers invited to join. Lessons by • Drop-in Crib is held at the Seniors’ Hall in Grand arrangement. Inquiries, please call 250-442-1249. Forks City Park at 1:30 p.m. • AA (open) meeting in Greenwood at the McArthur • The CanCan Troupe practices from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Centre, at 8 p.m. Contact 250-446-2249 or 442-0072. the Anglican Church on 7th St. Contact Mona at 250• Pioneer Girls/Girls in Action - Gospel Chapel 3:30-5 442-2237 or Mel at 250-447-2614. p.m. Contact Eileen Gobbett at 250-442-2417. • TOPS is the weight loss support group of choice for • Pioneer Clubs - Girls In Action (grades 1 - 7), meets from thousands. Join us and you will see why. Weigh-in is 3:30 to 5 p.m. Call Lee Anna Klassen at 250-442-5502. at 8:30 a.m.; meeting to follow, at the Gospel Chapel • Is food a problem for you? The Grand Forks Overeat(7048 Donaldson Drive, Room 302). Questions? Call ers Anonymous Group meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Frances at 250-442-0638. Holy Trinity Anglican Church basement. Phone Ella at • Community Learning Place – drop-in – from 2 to 5 250-442-2346. p.m. at the Grand Forks Library. Come for help with 2nd Thursday Every Month reading, writing, basic computer, test preparation, • Grand Forks Garden Club meets at the public library citizenship study. Sponsored by the Columbia Basin at 7 p.m. New members welcome. Contact Cheryl Alliance for Literacy and the Grand Forks Library. Ahrens at 250-442-2666 for details. • Kettle River Runners: your friendly Grand Forks • Pot-luck is held at the Seniors’ Hall in Grand Forks running club meets for a group run every Tuesday City Park at 12:00 p.m. throughout the fall and winter at 5 p.m. at the aquatic 1st and 3rd Thursday Every Month centre. Runs are generally 5 to 8 km in length, and • The Kettle Granby Boundary Fly Anglers meet at the group splits into runners of similar ability. Further Clyde’s Pub. The 1st Thursday is an information night information about club events are posted on our weband is held downstairs in the pub; the 3rd Thursday site: www.kettleriverrunners.shawwebspace.ca. is held upstairs in the meeting room and kids are Every 2nd Tuesday welcome...this is a fly tying night plus other goodies. • Granby Wilderness Society meets at 7 p.m. at Selkirk All ages and skills are welcome. Contact Bud Alcock at College starting Feb. 14. Contact 250-442-7733. kettleriverfisher@gmail.com or call 250-443-4446. 2nd Tuesday Every Month 2nd and 4th Thursday Every Month • Resident Free Masons in the Grand Forks and Chris• The Boundary Peace Initiative meets at 7 p.m. at tina Lake area join our Harmony Lodge No. 37 in Grand Selkirk College. Contact Laura at 250-442-0434. Forks. Meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Free Mason hall on 2nd Friday of the Month Market Ave. Visitations with view to affiliation welcome. • The Grand Forks Wildlife Association meets at the Call Gord at 250-442-3218 for information. Wildlife Hall at 7 p.m. Members and new members 2nd Wednesday Every Month welcome - memberships can be purchased from Peter • Evangeline Chapter No. 31 Order of the Eastern Star at the Wildlife Hall. meets in the Masonic Hall at 7:30 p.m. • B.C. Retired Government Employees Association • North Fork Community Club meets at 7 p.m. Branch 400 Grand Forks holds a luncheon meeting 3rd Wednesday Every Month each month except July and August. All B.C. govern• Rock Creek Women’s Institute meets at 11:45 a.m. ment retired employees are welcome. For information for a potluck lunch at a member’s home. New members and location call 250-442-5783. • Scrabble at the Grand Forks Public Library from 1-3 p.m. • CAN/AM Women’s closed AA meetings, 11 a.m. to noon at the Anglican Church Basement. • Crib at the Legion Hall starts 6:30 p.m. sharp. • Grand Forks Air Cadets meet at the Legion from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This organization promotes leadership skills, camaraderie and working together as a team. New members always welcome. Join the fun. Contact Jim: 1-866-447-9307 or Janice 250-442-5732. • Boundary Women’s Resource Centre Drop-in 11:30 to 5:00. We provide referrals, library, information, social time for women and much more. For more info call 250-442-5212. • St. John’s Ambulance Brigade, Boundary Branch meeting 7 p.m. at 8008 Donaldson Drive. • Grand Forks Bridge Club meets at Anglican Church at

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Greenwood water “best in the world� CASSANDRA CHIN

CASTLEGAR A Sunshine Award is presented to:

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The City of Greenwood has been awarded Best Municipal Water in the World in this year’s Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting Competition. Based out of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, a water sample was taken across the border to Colville, Wash. and mailed to the organization. “We sent our water sample out about a month and a half ago,� he added. “I was monitoring the internet because I knew they were testing it on Feb. 25. On Feb. 25, I looked on the Internet and found out that we won gold for best quality tap water in the world. We were pretty stoked.� The water sample was drawn from well number four, a 110-foot (33.53 metres) well tapped into a pretty good aquifer. The city currently has three untreated, active wells. “According to the rules, you have to draw it from a tap,� Kettle stated. “I know we have great quality water here but when you send in your sample with things like that, you never know what or who you’re up against.� Kettle pointed out that the result of the contest has drawn interest from various parties looking to invest. “It’s all very positive at this time,� he said. “We’re getting lots of offers but you know, at the end of the day we have to see what will actually work out but we’re hoping.� This is the third time Greenwood has entered the competition, with the city placing third for best municipal water in North America in 2010. “We’re pretty happy and it’s created a buzz and things moving and people thinking in our city,� Kettle said. “The spinoff we’re hoping will turn into something good for our city. The Berkeley Springs competition features more than 100 water samples from around the water, from wells to carbonated water. Water is judged based on clarity and taste. Other Canadian cities with winning water sources include a gold in the non-carbonated bottled water category for Jackson Springs Natural Premium Spring Water out of Winnipeg, Man. Source Saint-Elie and Saint Elie-de-Caxton in Quebec placed fourth in the carbonated bottled water and the people’s choice for package design categories. Greenwood will be presented with an official award early next month.

Grand Forks mandated by IH to chlorinate water

Jo Balazs, Chris Burt, Sharon Fausten, Carol Johnson, Sylvia Jmaiff, Sharon Kennessey, Kay McCaffrey, Louise Popoff, Jill Talarico, and Marjorie Wunder – thank you for volunteering at the Mammogram Screening Clinic

While Greenwood basks in the glory of having the “Best Municipal Tap Water in the World,� some in Grand Forks wonder why their water is chlorinated. Grand Forks has five wells that go through a chlorination system before it heads out to the rest of the city. “It’s not necessarily filtered or purified, because we don’t have a treatment plant,� explained Sasha Bird, manager of technical services and utilities for the City of Grand Forks. “We were mandated by Interior Health to chlorinate because we had E. coli in the water.� “Water is a staple and if it’s contaminated, people can get sick and die,� she added. “If Greenwood is able to not chlorinate, that’s great, but there are very few municipalities out there that don’t chlorinate. We’re a small community and treatment plants are expensive.� Bird said it’s the first time she’s heard of the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting Competition. “I heard through the grapevines that (Greenwood) had sent some samples to the States to get tested,� she said. “I’ll have to look into it but I’m sure we could (send in a sample).� The City of Grand Forks began chlorinating its water in 2007.

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Wednesday, March 14 7:00 p.m. – Grand Forks Secondary School Auditorium Can you imagine your source of clean drinking water becoming contaminated? The residents of Walkerton, Ontario didn’t have to imagine. They learned in May, 2000 that their water contained E-coli. It wasn’t imaginary. Several people died.

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Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal

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Member Positions Various Locations Part-time Renumerated on a per appeal basis Initial term of 2 years Reappointment to a maximum of 6 yrs The Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal is seeking a number of individuals to serve as members. The Tribunal is independent of government and hears appeals of most types of decisions made by the Ministry of Social Development under the employment and assistance program. The Tribunal also hears appeals of decisions made by the Ministry of Children and Family Development under the child care subsidy program. The Tribunal has developed a Candidate Training and Testing Package to enable members of the public to acquire and demonstrate the prescribed knowledge and skills. For further information regarding member qualiďŹ cations and application details, visit http://www.gov.bc.ca/eaat or phone 1-877-557-0035.

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Truck hits car, no injuries On Feb. 28 at 2:13 p.m., a 33-year-old male from Castlegar was driving a Chambers truck and hit a 2004 Taurus that was turning left off the highway near Christina Lake. The truck was unable to stop in time and struck the left rear corner of the vehicle, causing over $1,000 in damages to the car. No one was injured, but the 20-year-old female driver of the car from Christina Lake was taken to the hospital because she is nine months pregnant. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They wanted to make sure everything was OK, and thankfully it was,â&#x20AC;? said Grand Forks RCMPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison. Public disturbance On Saturday, March 3 at 8:14 p.m., there were two calls of a disturbance from residents. RCMP attended the scene and located a 20-year-old individual who has been living in Grand Forks but is from Trail.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;They arrested him for being drunk in a public place and causing a disturbance,â&#x20AC;? explained Harrison. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He was subsequently charged with being drunk in a public place and we (placed him in a cell) for the evening to sleep it off and to stop him from bothering people.â&#x20AC;? Broken windows on trucks Two Chambers trucks were reported with broken windows on Feb. 27 at 6:46 a.m. Parked near the City Grand Forks Works Yard, both driver side windows were broken. Nothing was taken and there were no witnesses. Alberta car struck outside restaurant On March 2 at 2:09 p.m., an accident originally reported as a hit-and-run occurred near New Century Restaurant. A white, 1988 Ford pickup truck backed out into a 2007 Toyota Rav 4 from Alberta and left damage worth over $1,000. The driver of the truck was located and he subsequently reported he had left the scene and was going to report the accident to police. There were no injuries.

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The response from the community for the Boundary Emergency Transition Housing Society’s (BETHS) logo contest has been overwhelming, as 17 potential logos have been submitted. The logo submissions can be viewed on this page and also in colour at www.grandforksgazette.ca or at the Grand Forks Gazette’s office (7255 Riverside Dr.) The names of contestants have been left out in the interests of fairness and you can email votes to bethsinquire@gmail.com or you can vote at the front desk of the office. Deadline for votes is 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14 and the winning logo will be revealed in the Wednesday, March 21 issue of the Grand Forks Gazette. BETHS’ board of directors and input from the community will determine which logo will be chosen as the winner. A big thank you to the community for taking part.

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The teacher’s strike began Monday across B.C. but while teachers in Grand Forks and area are off the job, School District 51 (SD51) says the community can still use its facilities. “School District Number 51 (Boundary) school facilities will continue to be available for scheduled community use despite the teacher strike,” explained SD51 Superintendent Michael Strukoff in a release. “Our support staff will be at the schools as usual so afterschool events, Strong Start, the Glanville Centre will all be operating as normal.” Boundary District Teachers’ Association (BDTA)

President Norm Sabourin told The Gazette last week that a ruling from the Labour Relations Board will not allow striking teachers to block entrances to schools. Grand Forks Recreation (GFREC) will not have any additional programs for parents looking to keep their children busy but the arena will be open today (March 7) between 2 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Lilly Bryant, program co-ordinator at GFREC stated, “We’re not doing any pool activities and we can’t extend the hours due to budgetary reasons but we are able to open up the arena.” Teachers will be back in the classroom tomorrow, Thursday, March 8.

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Locals consider cohousing concept KARL YU Gazette Editor

Stuart McKinnon and Wolf Willow were in Grand Forks at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on Saturday evening to discuss the concept of cohousing and it could be something that is applied locally. The couple came from Nelsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Middle road Cohousing Community and said that cohousing is a form of intentional community and has six characteristics. â&#x20AC;&#x153;First, it has a participatory process,â&#x20AC;? explained McKinnon. â&#x20AC;&#x153;No one is making all the decisions and telling you how itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be. As a part of being in the community, it means youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to be participating.â&#x20AC;? Cohousing also includes a neighbourhood design, privately-owned homes that are supplemented by common areas, resident management and as mentioned, decisions arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t made hierarchically and could be done by consensus. McKinnon also said that there are communal communities that generate an economy together but that doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t fall into the realm of cohousing. Rod Gustafson thought that his Broadacres Care Facility could be used for cohousing â&#x20AC;&#x201C; he said his complex is fully-operational and is in a ideal location. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The location is close to town, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s close to 10 acres (four hectares) there and thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s quite the outbuildings on the property already,â&#x20AC;? said Gustafson, adding there was also a fire suppression system.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the main residence, which could be opened up for assisted living and could be part of the community as well.â&#x20AC;? Gustafson said Broadacres also had a gym, a workshop and a number of barns, which could be utilized. Habitat for Humanity Boundaryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Executive Director and Building Co-ordinator Rick Friesen was also on hand and saw potential for cohousing as well. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I would see the potential of incorporating the low income housing ownership model that we provide together with the cohousing project as long as the rest of the residents or participants of the cohousing program were agreeable to having low-income families living in their midst,â&#x20AC;? Friesen said. Friesen also noted that for the majority of lowincome seniors in the area, home ownership isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t a practical reality and low income subsidized rental probably is. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They still need community and if we can incorporate that into a community model, I can see a lot of benefit to that,â&#x20AC;? he said. Ed MacLeod, project manager of the Ponderosa EcoVillage proposal at Christina Lake, said if approved by regulators, Ponderosa will use cohousing once it becomes established. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll have 37 lots for sale, if everything goes according to (plan), eight of those acres will be dedicated to cohousing and theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be hopefully creating the community waste disposal facility, similar to whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in Christina Lake now at the arts centre,â&#x20AC;? MacLeod said and went on to say there would be consensus-style decision making.

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Pink is for anti-bullying Feb. 29 was Pink Shirt Day, a day where people and students at Grand Forks Secondary, Perley, Hutton and Christina Lake Elementary Schools wore pink to show support for anti-bullying. Above: Perley Elementary School’s Mrs. Baliko and her Grade 3/4 class wore pink and had pink balloons on Feb. 29. Right: Hutton Elementary School Principal Doug Lacey and Mrs. Jacob’s Grade 1/2 class in front of the Pink T-shirt mural created by all the classes at the school.

Swift runs the Silver Fox Artwork from students of Dr. D. A. Perley Elementary School is being displayed at Gallery 2. From Grades 2 to 4, students were told the tale of How the Silver Fox got his coat during their Aboriginal Education class. From there, they learned how to draw using charcoal and pastels. Pictured here is Mrs. Konar’s Grade 3/4 class.

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Grand Forks Irrigation District ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm At the Regional District OfÀce

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Mind your nutrition in March Fun activities for kids on March break at the Rec Centre. Submitted

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March is Nutrition Month and Grand Forks Recreation (GFREC) would like to help you get started eating healthier and learn the difference about what is good and what is not when it comes to the food we eat. Canada’s Food Guide is built on healthy eating practices, which will help meet your needs for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Making healthy food choices helps reduce your risk of obesity, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer and osteoporosis. Nutrition information has never been more accessible than right now. Millions of Canadians have ready and easy access to the Internet and other forms of social media. You must consider where the information is coming from and make sure you are researching credible sites. Small changes can make huge difference to the way you feel and look in a short time. *** GFREC offers many different fitness classes weekly at the pool. Spring is fast approaching and we are now taking registration for our spring fitness circuit classes. Check out the new spring class that will be held from 12 to 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. This session will run from April 3 to May 31.

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*** Shape up for 2012 spring session will be resuming Tuesday, April 3 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Circuit weight-training combines cardio and light weights, offering a complete workout in a short period of time. During spring break from March 19 to 30, morning fitness classes at the pool will be reduced to Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Aquafit from 9 to 10 a.m. only. Circuit weight training classes will be on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 6 to 7 a.m. and Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m. Our spring pool schedule will be in effect Monday, April 2. *** The arena is still open for the month of March. If your child has a birthday this month, let us help you with your party plans. Bring the kids on Fridays from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. for loonie/toonie public skating or the other option is to book private ice and enjoy the entire facility with family and friends. The viewing room is available to rent during all ice rentals. Kids can drop into casual hockey on Fridays from 11:15 to 12:15pm. They must be fully geared to take part in this one-hour session. For information, give us a call at 250-442-2202 or email us at gfplay@rdkb.com. You can also visit our website at www.rdkb. com to view the March flyer.

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SPORTS ❚ SKIING

Phoenix Mountain Racers shine at Nancy Greene zone race NANCY GABRIELSE Submitted

The Phoenix Mountain Racers shone at the Nancy Greene Zone Race hosted by Phoenix Ski Hill on Feb. 26. Snow, sunshine and smiles were plentiful as racers from Red Mountain, Whitewater, Summit Lake and Salmo competed with Phoenix on a dual slalom course. Seamus Carlyle placed fourth and Sean Phelps was fifth in races in the E2 division while Ella Churchill came in an impressive first overall in the E1 category. “Our whole club is performing incredibly well and the race results are proof these kids are capable, strong and fast,” said Coach Astrid Kihl. “The Phoenix Mountain racers – from an entirely community supported ski hill, with an allvolunteer coaching staff – are competing quite favourably against some very strong Kootenay teams like Red Mountain and Whitewater.”

“Spring is on it’s way... Are you ready?” “We’ll keep your motor purring”

The 10-week ski program introduces kids to proper ski-race technique and hones their overall skiing skills. “My daughter has made remarkable progress since she started with the club in January,” commented Rob Chornenki. “She came in pretty much as a complete beginner and is now doing beautiful parallel turns. All the kids are thriving. It’s a lot of fun and very affordable – about half what some of the other hills are charging.” After the zone race, prizes were awarded to winners of the raffle draw. Congratulations to all the winners and a big thank you to all those who bought tickets. Thanks go out as well to all the volunteers who made the race such a great success. Lots of positive feedback was given from visiting teams, as Phoenix provided a festive, friendly atmosphere with good food, music and a wide variety of ski runs enjoyed after the race.

Weekly Sunday

Entertainers Sunday from

x Mon. Mar 19 Seniors Hall 565-71st Ave Grand Forks

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Colleen Ross, Policy Vice President of Canada’s National Farmers Union is also a strong partner to the global Via Campesina movement of small farmers fighting giant corporations for the right to determine their own food policies. Hear her stories of how this worldwide struggle reaches into our own communities.

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3 - 6 p.m.

2 certified technicians 2 apprentices & 1 certified welder

Tomkat Automotive

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Good Country Music and Great Meals!

DESIGNATED INSPECTION FACILITY

Call Tom or Chelsey for an appointment

Alex Atamanenko, MP

Dinner at 5:30 pm

x Thu. Mar 22 The Legion 172 Bridge St Princeton

Featuring Dave Jackson! Come out and dance ~ Great music

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Open to members and guests

March 11th: Roast Beef with trimmings

Michael O’Connor’s Horoscope: now online at www.grandforksgazette.ca

advance tickets are $10.00, available at the bar For further info, please call 250-442-0370 and leave a message

NHL Hockey Pool STANDINGS Rank

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T10 T10 12 13 14 15 16 T17 T17 T19 T19 21 T22 T22 24 25 T26 T26 28 29 30

Team

The Painter Manager of the Year LenSav 94 Drakedehtoya Top Dogs Teepa Moth #4 51576 Mama Hockey Fan Mutts Monsters Black Mambas Jewels 77 RRRZZ03 The Trekkers 2 Girls, 1 Puck Kaylee Head Shots Jinglenuts Pickem Bad The Bears Limmik Vintage Cooper Islanders Rule Golden Girls The Grandkids Dunner Vancouver Russian Renegades She Shoots She Scores Thanksgiving Turkey

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Rank

1067 1030 1013 1010 998 993 991 986 984 983 983 982 976 973 972 971 970 970 969 969 967 964 964 963 961 960 960 957 956 955

T31 T31 T33 T33 T33 T36 T36 T36 39 T40 T40 T42 T42 T44 T44 T46 T46 T46 49 T50 T50 T52 T52 54 T55 T55 57 58 59 60

Team

3pucksrus Senior Moment #1 Spoilers Flyer 74 JR2 Just Flying Moth #2 JR3 Gran’s All Stars Weezie’s Winners Flubby McDubbs i Rock 88 JD Hot Picks 1 Kokanee Kids Moth #3 Rooster’s Raves Myncaster Ice Boilers Flower One Amigo 07 Aquaris Rocket 22 Pidd’s Pros Han102 Racetrak Rockers Blue Moon The 3-A-Remo’s Hoot 243637 Snowball Leafs

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Team

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61 62 63 64 65 T66 T66 T68 T68 T70 T70 72 73 T74 T74 T74 T74 78 79 80 81 T82 T82 T82 85 T86 T86 T86 89 T90

Mrs. Doubtfire H. Sedin Is King Canuckles #2 BD Hockey Van Rossio3 Rally Boston Champs 2011 Holden Flo Scores Kootenay 1 Winner The Top Producers House League Hockeyboy2 Clyde’s Pub Kenny 77 Davpar The Bruinettes Senior Moment #2 Short-of-Super Hockeyboy The Turkeys Julipers Five Hole Trina Moogieman Az Is Candy Goin’ For It

923 920 919 918 917 916 916 915 915 914 914 913 911 909 909 909 909 907 905 904 902 901 901 901 900 899 899 899 892 891

T90 92 T93 T93 95 T96 T96 98 T99 T99 101 102 103 T104 T104 106 107 108 T110 T110 T112 T112 114 115 116 117 118 119 120

Maktak The Buds Danny’s Boys Hawk Chatter Thundercats Dunbarge GoGo Hanson Hockey Mom Krunch Toilers Lissy Who Knew Sand Baggers Mutts Monsters 2 Dozer2 Amigo 08 The Lynch Team Dozer Moth #1 Kid Claw American Express JRI Gladiskaters Rockets12 Wings Stick Boys Danmak

891 889 885 885 884 883 883 880 879 879 878 876 875 870 870 867 864 863 857 857 851 851 850 843 839 834 829 828 804


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SPORTS

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BC Masters Curling Championships concluded with the Pughe rink (Left: Rick Pughe, John Zwarych, Jack Finnbogasson and Bob Byrne, not in order) and the Skinner rink (Right: Beverly Skinner, Wendy Archery, Betty Raymond and Rosemarie Fenrich, not in order) representing British Columbia in the Nationals at the end of this month.

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CALL FOR VENDORS EXHIBITOR BOOTHS

Exhibitors are encouraged to provide an “experience” for festival attendees through demonstration and presentation. If you are selling a product, a high quality of craftsmanship is expected and your product must be crafted, grown or produced locally. Any exhibitors with imported products will be asked to remove them immediately. Please include several pictures of your work with your booking form if applicable. $45 - $55 with power

FOOD VENDOR BOOTHS The committee will be looking for a variety of local cuisines as well as family favourites. Food vendors must provide a permit from the Interior Health Authority by June 15, 2011 and abide by their rules and regulations. Non Profit $60 – Commercial $95

NON-PROFIT EXHIBITOR BOOTHS A non profit registration number must be provided with the application.These booths are for information only. No products or food items are to be sold and any items to be given away must be approved by the Festival Committee.$30 To apply please contact Audrey Polovnikoff at 250-365-3386 ext. 4105 or download and submit the application form at http://www.kootenayfestival.com/apply.html check out our Facebook page and click the like button to receive updates.

The Pughe rink from Royal City and the Skinner rink from Summerland will be representing British Columbia at the National Curling Championships in Montreal. Hosted in Grand Forks, this year’s B.C. Masters Curling Championships went from March 1 to 4 at the Grand Forks Curling Club. Mel Lungle, Region 1 director (Grand Forks, Trail, Naskup and Nelson) for Curl BC, stated, “It’s been very successful. We have some very, very good curlers here and some curlers who are here have an excellent resumé of what they’ve done in the past and there’s some superb curling.” Lungle pointed out the curlers are so good that anybody can win at any time. “I’m very happy that the community has been supporting us and there have been a number of sponsors who have come forward to assist us and it’s very important that we do work as a community,” he added. The finals in the men’s division had two teams from Royal City Curling Club in New Westminster facing off against each other. The Pughe rink played against the Lightbody rink in a tight match throughout the eight ends. It was in the last end that the Pughe rink managed to pull away with two points to win the Championship 6-4. Skip Rick Pughe will be heading to Montreal with third John Zwarych, second Jack Finnbogasson and lead Bob Byrne. “(The tournament) was very good,” Pughe said. “The ice was very good and the hospitality was great.” He stated the competition was pretty tough,

as usual, but hopes to continue play the same way at the nationals. “This is a great place to come and curl,” he added. The women’s division also saw a tight match with the Kelowna Curling Club against the Summerland Curling Club. The beginning of the match had the two teams in close contention before the Skinner rink pulled away in the last two ends. Though the Bird rink was close, led by Skip Maureen Bird, the Skinner rink won 6-4. Representing the women’s Masters team for British Columbia, Skip Beverly Skinner will be joined with third Wendy Archer, second Betty Raymond and lead Rosemarie Fenrich in Montreal. “This year’s competition was absolutely wonderful,” Skinner stated. “It was a great field of girls and there was competition from the coast, and the interior, as well as the island.” Everyone curled their hearts out and the camaraderie here was unbelievable.” This is the first time Skinner has made it to the provincials and she is excited to continue and play in the nationals. “I’d like to thank the Grand Forks area because we were here three weeks ago for the bonspiel and everybody’s kind of taken us under their wing,” she stated. “We felt like the hometown team and it’s been unbelievable support from Grand Forks. “People on the streets were waving and saying ‘way to go!’ or ‘go for the gold.’ It was awesome.” Teams participating in the BC Provincials Masters Curling came from around the province, including Comox, Kamloops, Nanaimo, Quesnel and Duncan.

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Valmore Joseph Roberge December 1927 – March 2012 Our precious husband, father and grandfather began his journey onward from this human experience, peacefully with all his loved ones around him. He was born at Nelson, B.C., to Ugene and Georgina Roberge, with a French, Irish and Iroquois background. He was the youngest of 10 siblings, born on his eldest sisters’ birthday. He lived and worked all over Canada in the very best years – from the army in his younger years to mining and railroads to ranching and rodeo cowboy, just to name a few. From the Rockies to the prairies, and everywhere in between. As a youngster his first love was hockey. He trained at 16 in the NHL with many of the late greats. He played many instruments to accompany and had a dynamite singing voice. He loved camping and his biking, hiking and swimming. He was united in marriage to Elsie Popoff in 1958 and was blessed with three children. They eventually made Grand Forks home to raise their family. He was predeceased by his entire original birth family, as well as his son, Kevin in 1998. He is survived by his wife, Elsie; daughter, Eve; son, Tom and his wife, Diane; and grandchildren: Nolan, Josef, Darryl, Mandy and Cody; many, many nieces and nephews and treasured friends of Grand Forks. He was all about the sunrise and firelight as each day he rose and retired with them. He was the Iroquois; his father’s name for him was “Barefoot”. Tiny but tough with a heart of gold n’ sunshine – this was our father. “Oh sweet mother, embrace and comfort him as he arrives For of this earth he was a gem so rare!” We as a family have been so blessed to be a part of this man. My father requested that we skip a memorial, and celebrate his life later this year. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be made. Cremation has taken place. Grand Forks Funeral Home had care of arrangements.

Publically-funded residential seniors’ care and assisted living employers in British Columbia provided a $3-million leap year gift to the province’s health authorities on Feb. 29. B.C. does not adjust public health care contracts with non-profit, denominational and private employers to reflect the operating and staffing costs associated with providing 24-hour care an extra day on leap year. As a result, care providers had to fund the full cost of the Feb. 29 service day. “(On Feb. 29), employers (absorbed) an additional $3 million in costs to provide publically-funded care for our most vulnerable B.C. seniors,” said BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) CEO Ed Helfrich. “While most provinces account for cost increases associated with providing care for an extra day on leap years, B.C. care providers are expected to provide the service without funding.” Instead of calling on the ministry to fund the leap-year shortfall, BCCPA is calling on the government to respond to the B.C. Ombudsperson’s recommendations to improve the province’s seniors care system – particularly as they relate to the historic funding inequities that have remained in the system. Among other things, the Ombudsperson’s investigation confirms realities care providers have been raising for years. Hundreds of seniors are waiting too long in B.C. hospitals for placement into residential care beds and it is having a negative impact on their health. Sufficient funding has not been provided to achieve provincial staffing levels at most residential care facilities in B.C. Health authorities’ services cost more than the same complex residential care services delivered by contracted non-profit, denominational and privately-owned providers. Historic funding anomalies need to be addressed and a consistent model should be established that considers the needs of seniors, actual costs, taxes and capital expenses. New user fees the province has collected from seniors over the past two years have not been Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the outpouring of love and fully returned to facilities for enhanced staffing support during Mom’s illness and her final days in the hospital. The food, flowers, as promised. “The Ombudsperson has flagged several fundvisits and other acts of kindness were much appreciated by Mom and our whole ing and staffing concerns in the B.C. seniors care family. So many people came by to pay their respects in one way or another and sector,” concluded BCCPA President Mary Mcwe are so grateful to have met so many of you. Special thanks to Moms friends; Dougall. “By providing a road map to improve Mary, Pat, Vivian, Tanis and Marge who took such good care of all of us <3 the quality, efficiency and transparency of the public system for families and front-line care proThank you to the Doctors and staff of Boundary Hospital who provided viders, Kim Carter’s report represents a turning wonderful care for the last month of Mom’s life. Through this most difficult time point for seniors care in B.C.” of our lives, we were reminded that our Mother was a well respected and generous “The $3 million gift of care made by sector emmember of the Grand Forks community. Thank you to everyone who attended her ployers across the province is a demonstration that B.C. care providers want to play a positive service at the USCC Centre and a special thanks to those who honoured her with role to quickly make the changes being proposed sharing your thoughts or songs at Mom’s memorial service. We will forever cherish to improve the quality, efficiency and sustainfond memories of Grand Forks and loving memories of our dear mom. ability of our seniors care system,” concluded Mr. Helfrich. Love from Lucy’s family. For more information, contact www.bccare.ca or 778-239-5350.

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T hank you The family of Vera Semenoff would like to express a heartfelt thank you; to everyone for coming and taking part in the service; to all who travelled from out of town; to the psalmist’s and all the congregation for the wonderful singing; John Verigin Jr. and all the Verigin family for their expression of sympathy and words of comfort; Jerry Seminoff for his guidance and for officiating mom’s service; to our aunt Margaret for reading the Russian biography; to Brenda Semenoff for the beautiful singing; to all who spoke and for their kind words about our mom; to the USCC ladies cooking group for preparing a very tasty luncheon and to all the ladies who brought the lovely baking; to all the men for preparing the gravesite; Grand Forks Funeral Home – Everett Baker and his staff for the guidance and professional service; to the USCC office ladies, Stephanie and Faye; to Jim Popoff and John Kalmakov for their work on mom’s funeral notice for the USCC website; to all the staff at Hardyview Lodge, Annesley Cottage for the loving care and attention given to our mom; to everyone who phoned, visited, and brought food and flowers; for all the donations; to all our aunties, uncles, extended family and good friends a big thank you for all the times you visited and looked in on our mom at the lodge – and just for the times you called and gave us morel support – it meant a lot to us.

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BOUNDARY COMMUNITY CHURCH Pastor: Mark Danyluk 629-8th Ave, Box 129, Midway, BC V0H 1M0 • 250-449-2644 Sunday Service ............................................................................10:00 a.m. Children’s Church .........................................................................10:30 a.m. For info on Discovering Jesus Groups & Home Groups call the church ofÀce.

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CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Ken Schauer 509-690-0332 • 7328-19th St. (Across from Arena) Box 1689, Grand Forks, B.C. V0H 1H0 • 447-2562 • 442-0741 Sunday Morning Worship ............................................................. 8:52 a.m. Bible Study, Thursday ....................................................................1:00 p.m.

CHRISTIAN CENTRE 7525 4th St. (behind Overwaitea) • OfÀce 250-442-5815 Senior Pastors: Larry and Elsie Dannhauer Associate Pastors: Richard and Ramona Dannhauer SUNDAY: Church Service .............................................................................10:30 a.m. Prayer ......................................................................................... 10:00 a.m. Prayertime Wednesdays ..............................................................10:00 a.m.

EVANGEL CHAPEL 401 N. Kimberley, Greenwood, B.C. Pastor Paul Brandon • 250-445-2111 Sunday Service ............................................................................10:00 a.m.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 2495 - 76th Ave., Grand Forks, B.C. • Pastor John Siemens 250-442-0057 OfÀce: 250-443-9200 • Web: fbcgf.ca Prayer Line: 250-442-8016 (Theresa) 250-442-3953 (Olga) • 250-442-2803 (Rachel) Sunday Worship ...........................................................................10:30 a.m. Children’s Church .........................................................................11:15 a.m. Prayer and Praise ...........................................................................6:00 p.m. Youth Group - Friday ......................................................................7:00 p.m. For the Weekly Bible Studies and for Home Group times please call the ofÀce

GOSPEL CHAPEL 7048 Donaldson Drive, Box 2528, Grand Forks, B.C. 250-442-5148 ; Senior Pastor Henry P. Klassen; Karren Donald, Community Care Coordinator; Benjamin Jepsen, Associate Youth Pastor Worship Service ...........................................................................10:30 a.m. Youth Activities - Friday ................................................................ 7:00 p.m. SEPT. TO MAY Pioneer Clubs - (girls Gr 1-7) Tuesday ......................................... 3:30 p.m. Brigade - Battalion (boys Gr. 7-12) Wednesday ........................... 7:00 p.m. Brigade - Stockade & Tree Climbers (boys Gr. 1-6) - Thursday ............................................................. 7:00 p.m. Weekly HOME groups, various times and days; also, weekly bible studies for seniors, young marrieds, and college and careers - call the church ofÀce for details.

GRAND FORKS BAPTIST CHURCH Independent/Fundamental/Conservative/KJV Pastor Brett Swope • 250-443-1557 • 275 Market Ave. Sundays: Adult Sunday School ................................................................10:00 a.m. Main Service .............................................................................11:00 a.m. Bible studies available upon request

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KING OF KINGS NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH AND ACADEMY 735 9th Ave., Midway, BC • Rick Steingard • 250-449-2252 Sunday Service ............................................................................10:00 a.m.

RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH 2826 - 75th Ave. (near Hutton School) Senior Pastor Gabe Warriner • OfÀce 250-442-8456 Sunday Service (Sunday School during service) .........................10:30 a.m. Mid-Week Service, Wednesday Pre-service prayer ......................................................................6:30 p.m. Service........................................................................................7:00 p.m. Youth Meeting, Friday .................................................................. 7:00 p.m. AfÀliated with Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

SACRED HEART ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Fr. Marcel Cote • Box 128, 346 Church St., Greenwood, B.C. VOH 1JO Mass - Saturdays.......................................................................... 5:00 p.m.

SACRED HEART ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Rev. Marcel Cote ; Box 459, 7269 - 9th St., Grand Forks, B.C. VOH 1HO 250-442-3114 SUNDAY MASS (Grand Forks) ................................................... 9:30 a.m. Tuesday - Friday........................................................................... 9:00 a.m. Saturday ....................................................................................... 7:30 p.m. Christina Lake Community Hall: Mass.........................................11:30 a.m.

GRAND FORKS SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST 4500 Hillview Road, Box 1524, Grand Forks • 250-442-5081 or 250-442-3221 SATURDAY SERVICES: Sabbath School (Bible classes for all ages) ................................. 9:15 a.m. Hour of Worship............................................................................11:00 a.m.

UNITED CHURCH OF CANAtDA Boundary Pastoral Charge - Rev. Kim Horwood OfÀce: Hours - Mon. 8 - 11 am, Thurs. & Fri. 8 - 3 pm • Phone: 250-442-3311 email: stjohn@telus.net Sunday Services St. John’s - Grand Forks...............................................................11:00 a.m. St. Columba - Greenwood ............................................................. 9:00 a.m. Perley Memorial, Christina Lake.................................................... 9:00 a.m.


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Wood lathe: c/w tools & stand $200. Phone 250-443-3112.

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HAY For Sale. Timothy/Alfalfa Mix. No Hoary Alyssum. $5.00 per bale. Delivery Available. Call 250-443-3191.

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Local Coin Collector Looking to Buy Collections, Mint & Proof Sets, Accumulations, Olympic, Gold, Silver Coins etc. Any amount. Please call 250-499-0251 We buy gold! Rings, chains, bracelets, etc. Cash paid by value (weight and karat). Even broken jewelry and scrap gold. Picture ID required. Grand Forks Pawnshop, 225 Central. 250-442-5552. Will buy old mineral collections, especially specimens from old BC mines. 250-4479209.

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FACTORY DIRECT WHOLESALE modular homes, manufactured homes, and park models. New homes starting as low as $37,209, 16 wides $49,183, and double wides $70,829. www.hbmodular.com or 877976-3737 The Home Boys.

1000 sq ft. Commercial office space for rent next to the Gazette on Riverside Dr. Avail. Sept. 15/11. 780-723-2297. Prime downtown Grand Forks locations - 3rd St Plaza, 3,080 sq ft and 1,167 sq ft; Very reasonable rents. Call 250-666-0088.

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Grand Forks: approx 1,000 sq ft open area plus 200 sq ft office area with 22’ x 22’ attached workshop. Lots of parking, great location, good signage on main road. $800 month plus utilities. Call Jim @ 250-442-9780 james.rankin70@yahoo.com

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Misc. Wanted Will buy scrap copper, aluminum, brass, what have you. 250-442-7067.

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Piano tuning and repair. Call Mike, 250-442-3366.

Grand Forks: 2 bdrm mobile, private setting, $600 month; 2 bdrm apt, balcony, $750 month ; 2 bdrm home with large office/den space, 1.5 baths. Very close to downtown,. $850 month; 3 bdrm home, 5 apps, fenced yard, $850 month. Christina Lake: 2 bdrm house, $650 month; 3 bdrm furnished home, 5 appliances, long term, $850 month. N/S, N/P, References. Ken: 250-442-2632.

Real Estate Houses For Sale Grand Forks. New 2 storey $325,000. Also 4 bdrm w/new addition, $245,000. Both with opt. rent to own, 0% interest, 15% down. Possible package deal, 10% less with cash for both properties. 250-497-6989 or 250-497-7808. Grand Forks: 1972 12x68 ft Leader mobile home, 3 bdrm, F/S, W/D, A/C, truss & steel roof built over existing roof, 1/2 new windows. Some blocking & pads included. Good starter home, well looked after, ready to go! $5,500 obo. 250-4428750. Please ask for AnnaLise or Ed. Grand Forks: REDUCED! Peace of mind in a country setting & only mins to town & affordably priced. This updated 2 bdrm Manchester mobile is a very comfortable starter or retiree option. Fully fenced, landscaped .5 acre & outbuildings are ready for the yard or gardening enthusiast! Why rent? $145,000 obo. 250-4428185. Newly Renovated 5 bdrms, 2 baths, everything brand new. $259,000. 250-442-8760.

Grand Forks: 1-bdrm, $445/mo. 3-bdrm $750/mo. Both w/utilities and sat T.V., N/P, N/S. Senior or mature person only. Avail April 1. 250-442-0687. Grand Forks: clean 1 bdrm apt in quiet building near down town, 2nd floor w/balcony. Recent updates. N/S, N/P, references required. $500 month. 778-214-0408.

Mobile Homes & Parks 2007 mobile home in desirable Triangle Garden adult park. #41, 7225 Boundary Drive. MLS K203163. $135,000. 250-442-8559.

Grand Forks: Newer 2 bdrm apt in 6-plex, ground level, avail. April 1. 250-838-9757. Greenwood apts: 1&2 bdrm avail immediately. N/S, furnished, crew accommodations. Convenient downtown location. Renovated, comfortable. $450 & up & utilities. 250-443-1443, lv message.

Grand Forks: NEW OWNERSHIP. 3 commercial spaces, in town (Black Knight building) & 1 on hwy. Available now. 250442-2599 / 250-443-1599.

Abbeyfield senior’s home has a vacancy. Meals, utilities & cable all inclusive, $1,300. Contact Ron, 250-442-5550.

Mobile Homes & Pads Grand Forks: 2 bdrm mobile avail March 1st. $500/mo plus utilities. 50+, pet on approval, Almond Gardens Mobile Home Park. 250-443-4125 or 250442-2768.

Homes for Rent Grand Forks: 2 bdrm home on Kettle River. F/S, W/D, N/S, N/P. References required. $700 month & utilities. Phone 250-442-4104. Grand Forks: 4 bdrm, full basement, 1.5 bath, 1/2 acre lot close to town, quiet street. Avail Apr 1. 250-442-3959. Grand Forks: Clean 950 sq ft 2 bdrm house, quiet neighbourhood, $750 + utilities N/P, N/S. For March 15 or earlier. References Required. 250584-9100.

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2000 Dodge Neon, in good shape, battery needs charging. $2,500. 250-443-1600.

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Motorcycles 2003 Harley Sportster 883 Hugger. 10,000km. Exc cond, leather saddlebags, forward controls, windshield, crash bar, flame grips & gas cap. $5,000. 250-442-3411.

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Grand Forks: Wanted! House to rent. Single mom with 1 child, 2-3 bdrm in town, close to Dr. Perley Elementary School. Fully fenced yard. Elizabeth, 250-442-6611 or 250-584-9100.

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Grand Forks: Newly renovated 2 bdrm mobile w/ addition and woodstove, 2 car garage, 24 km north of town. 250-4420930.

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Auto Financing DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

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MARKETPLACE Laser engraving Plaques, pins, awards Jewel boxes, Wood boxes Etched wine glasses

Homes for Rent Grand Forks. New. $1,400/m. Opt rent to own. 0% interest, 15% down. 250-497-6989.

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Wood pellets and the units that heat with them at Snowball Ventures. 250-442-2943. INSPECTIONS (WETT) and solid fuel appliances at Snowball Ventures. 250-442-2943. 5 man hot tub, works great $1,700 obo; 580 Pantera snowmobile $1,400 obo; 550 Polaris Indy $700 firm. Both run great. 250-442-2993, 250442-6415. Electrolux w/power nozzles. Antique table with drop leaf & 4 chairs. 250-442-2718. Free standing electric fireplace/heater, grey, $150. 250442-8682. HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? MH Pony, front end loader $900 obo; country table, 6 chairs, green & oak, 2 leaves $200; coffee table, 2 end tables, green & oak $75; oak coffee table 2 end tables $75; 250-442-8103. SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 - Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info and DVD: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT

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250-442-2930 or (cell) 250-442-6553 460 Starchuk Road

CARPENTRY, DRYWALL, PLUMBING, PAINTING, SEWING & MORE NO JOB TOO SMALL

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Boundary Honey DO! Prompt & Reliable Handyman

Property Maintenance “I don’t build houses, I fix them”

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HOME FOR SALE BY MOTIVATED OWNER Has made purchase in AB. New kitchen cabinets, laminate flooring, 2 bedrooms on large corner lot

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SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288

Must sell! 1991 Polaris Indy 650 SKS. Rebuilt engine, tuned exhaust, FAST!. $950obo. 250-442-5646, ask for James.

Canopy, for midsize truck extended cab GM Canyon or Colorado, $750. 250-442-8616

Snowmobiles

Trucks & Vans

1992 Arctic Cat 550EXT, low mileage, excellent shape. 250442-5348.

1999 Chevy K3500 dually 4x4, good condition. $5,500 obo. 250-442-5776.

Custom 3700 sq ft home, close to school, recreation and hospital. 3 bedroom, 4 bath, sauna, formal living room, large rec room with wet bar and home theatre.

MLS K207027

$327,900

6580 Como St. 250-442-5017

Call Jazz or Val for a listing package.

$129,900 “LET’S TALK”

250-443-9088

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2000 Polaris RMK Indy 700, $3,000 obo. Extra parts available. 250-444-0067.

Features of the Week Pete Vanjoff 442-7415 • Scott Vanjoff 442-7700

VERY COMFORTABLE Very comfortable low maintenance home on .18 acre corner lot. 3 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large living room and very nice kitchen. New paint, new hardwood and heated tile flooring throughout. New 300 sqft paving stone deck with new privacy fence. $ MLS# K206064.

239,000

CHRISTINA LAKE CREEKFRONT Almost 1/4 acre in Moody Creek Estates! Enjoy the lake, golf course and miles of hiking/biking trails while leaving the yard work to someone else. This very clean 1,400 sq ft home features vaulted ceilings, 2 bdrms, 2 baths including a large ensuite, 12x16 shop and a 12x24 raised deck. $ MLS# K190507.

179,900

GREAT INVESTMENT PROPERTY Great investment property +/or mortgage helper potential. Over 2700 sqft finished, large family home. 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home in very popular Valmar subdivision. Lots of potential for 2 bedroom suite in basement, 2 updated kitchens with appliances already in place. 2 sided fireplace upstairs. MLS# K206278. $

269,000

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2011 Ford ranger, 4x4 , supercab, standard trans, $20,000 firm, 6,000 km.250-442-0664

Utility Trailers

94 Ford 250 XLT Ext, cab. good condition, low km. Worth a look! $3,600. 250-442-0957.

14,000 lb Southwind lowboy deck trailer, slide-out ramps. $4,000 obo. 250-442-5776.

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The Computer Lady Marilyn Private Lessons $25/hr NEW COMPUTER SETUP

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Your place or mine

KITCHENS & BATHROOMS by Larry Podmoroff Journeyman Carpenter

CUSTOM SHOP WORK 250-443-3166

40 YEARS EXPERIENCE • Supplier & Installer of Canyon Creek & Euro Rite & Westwood Cabinets • Counter Tops - supply & install Marble & Composite, Post Form & Custom Built • Installation of Floor & Wall Ceramic Tile, Laminate & Hardwood Flooring

T O A W I N P T E N A T

Kathleen Smythe, CHTP

159 Alpine Rd, Christina Lake, B.C. 250-447-6201

Jim Long

MOBILE WELDING 250-442-5244

Certified Journeyman

PORTABLE AND AFFORDABLE Framing

Siding/RooÀng Cabinets Finishing

TOTAL FINISH CONTRACTING ) Full Renovations ) ) ) ) )

Basement Development Flood Damage Repairs Foundation Crack Repairs Kitchen & Bathroom Renovations New Construction

Free Estimates/Competitive Rates

Call Alek 250-443-4537

Full Drywall Services

• Offering exercise sessions that address health conditions, injury recovery & fitness goals • Choose from 1 hour or 1/2 hour sessions • Train at private studio or at your own home • Tanning packages and products available • Monthly studio membership

Phone: 250-442-5574 or Cell: 250-442-7273

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• Craniosacral Therapy (Adult and Pediatric) • Lymph Drainage • Heart Centered Therapy • Certified Healing Touch Practitioner

Painting Interior/Exterior

Tanning Studio

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Holistic Healing

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Alpine’s

Energy Upgrade Professionals •Insulation: blowing, bat, styro •Thermal Imaging Inspections •Fujitsu & Daikin Mini Split Heat Pumps (ductless) •Brand Names For Less

A C G O O R N R E E A T U S R A N T I R E

CALL DELPHINE AT 250-442-2191 EXT. 205 TO ADVERTISE IN MARKETPLACE

CJ SERVICES

3440 ALMOND GARDENS ROAD WEST PHONE: 250-442-7276 BOATS - AUTOMOBILES - RV’S - FURNITURE

FOR SALE: Excavating Company including excavators, dump trucks and skid steers. $250,000 O.B.O FOR SALE: Septic Pumping Company includes 2 trucks (one hydrovac, one pump truck) 250,000 O.B.O Email: jaydensunfire@yahoo.ca for more details.

Flooring: Hardwood/Laminate/Tile

Classy Cuts 26 years Experience

Hair Salon

Trendy cuts, perms & colors • Walk-ins Tansportation provided for seniors if needed

Terry 250-443-3200

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DISCOVER BORDER COUNTRY REALTY

Jazz 250-443-9088

www.bordercountryrealty.ca

Val 250-442-7655

Heather 250-443-4320

The purpose of Pest Management Plan (PMP) No. 131-0024-12/16 is to reduce overall mosquito annoyance in select areas of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary by using an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to control. The PMP emphasizes larval mosquito control initiatives and employs public education, physical site modification and biological controls to reduce larval mosquito populations and conserve or enhance natural mosquito predators wherever possible. Adult mosquitos may be controlled to limit their annoyance. This Pest Management Plan is a renewal of the recently expired 5 year PMP for this program and is proposed duration is from 01 May 2012 to 15 September 2016.

Ingrid 250-442-3425

Huge views, riverfront, 9+ acres, 10 minutes to town, shopping, recreation, riding & walking trails. ½ hour to border. 15 minutes to Christina Lake MLS K206240 $279,000 Call Heather

An oldie but goodie. Great location, walk to Greenwood’s quaint shops, recreation & parks. 2 bedrooms, office, large garage + more. $109,000 MLS# K204746 Call Heather

COURT ORDERED SALE! 1224 sq ft home in Greenwood, w/partly fin. basement - Great Renos Open Kitchen/Dining/Living $175,000 Call Sharon MLS# k210683

1.9 acres, wonderful views, mostly level, great building sites, just outside Grand Forks city limits & 5 minutes to town. MLS# K202774 $135,000 Call Heather

ONLY $35,900 buys this immaculate 3 bed mobile complete w/all appliances! MLS# K205858 Call Sharon

Fantastic investment property, just past the city limits of Greenwood, BC. Located right on Hwy 3, with great exposure. This lot has no zoning so bring your ideas for this growing tourist area. $54,945 MLS# K210950 Call Jazz or Val for more information.

NOW $169,000! Great family home w/gorgeous view of Greenwood-private location. K191632 Call Sharon

Beautiful, bright Modular with open concept Living!! 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms on over ½ acre. 2 dishwashers in kitchen, 2 person jetted tub in ensuite bathroom.Tucked away in corner of a dead end street. $230,000 MLS# K205773 Call Ingrid

Near new mobile home located in a creek side trailer park in Greenwood BC. This home is in immaculate condition, with a covered deck, fully fenced yard. A definite must see! MLS# K210376 $106,900 Call Jazz or Val for more information

Large custom 3700 sq ft home, on a .56 acre corner lot, close to school, recreation and hospital. 3 bedroom, 4 bath sauna, formal living room, large rec room with wet bar and home theatre. Call Val or Jazz today. MLS K207027 $322,900

$124,900 will buy this house located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the desirable Christina Lake community. This home has a great lay-out and a natural gas fireplace in the living room. Call Val or Jazz today to set up a viewing . MLS K207015

Own this gorgeous piece of farm land! 2 acres of land just off of North Fork Road. No building restrictions, shallow well in place, close to the Granby River. $125,000 Call Ingrid MLS# K202640

Mosquito larvae require stagnant or non-flowing waters, temporary or permanent, to develop. When physical alterations (drainage, filling) are neither practical nor desirable, developing larvae will be treated using VectoBac or VectoLex larvicides. VectoBac 200G (PCP # 18158) contains the natural-occurring soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis and VectoLex CG (PCP # 28008) is made with the related bacterium Bacillus sphaericus. Both of these products are classified as bio-rational products, they do not accumulate in the environment and provide species-specific control of mosquito larvae. They are non-toxic to other organisms including fish, birds, wildlife, man and domestic animals. Applications of VectoBac 200G and VectoLex CG will be made using aerial (helicopter) and ground-based, hand-broadcast methods. Adult mosquitos may be controlled (adulticided) with Gardex Micro-spray containing pyrethrins (PCP # 11855) or similar products including Industrial D-Trans Micro Spray (allethrin, PCP # 15494) and Permanone (permethrins, PCP # 26476). Adulticide applications would be made using either back pack or truck-equipped Ultra Low Volume aerosol misters. All applications will be conducted within, and adjacent to, the communities of Grand Forks and Christina Lake. Treatment areas could include forest and thick brush (mosquito harbourage) areas adjacent to residential, commercial, golf courses and industrial areas. No treatment of residential streets is planned. This Pest Management Plan for mosquito control is being prepared for the RDKB by D.G. Regan and Associations Ltd., an environmental services firm, with extensive experience in pest management plan development and local mosquito control operations. Information on proposed treatment areas, annual mosquito control program operations and this PMP are available to the public by request from D.G Regan and Associates Ltd., #413 - 500 Klahanie Drive, Port Moody, B.C., V3H 5L1, (604) 931-4565, Facsimile (604) 931-4563, or email; dgra@telus.net. For VectoBac or VectoLex product information please see the manufacturers website www.valentbiosciences.com. Adult mosquito control product information is available through the distributor at www.gardexinc.com. A person wishing to contribute information regarding a proposed treatment site, relevant to the development of this Pest Management Plan, may send copies of the information to D.G. Regan and Associates Ltd. (agents for the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary) at the contact addresses above within 30 days of the publication of this notice. The identify of any respondents and the contents of anything submitted in response to this notice and application will become part of the public record.

Houses For Sale

Property Management Services Owners and Prospective Tenants Call

250-442-2711 Toll free: 1-800-567-3199 Website: www.grandforksrealestate.ca

OFF THE GRID, but not really! 4 BR home on 138 acres in the North Fork Valley. Fully renovated home, creek, natural pond, internet, appliances & tractor. Great hiking, biking, quadding & snowmobiling from here! $399,000. MLS# K201682.

1897 HERITAGE HOME! Large lot, state of the art kitchen, 4 BR, 2 baths, attached garage. Asking $239,900. MLS# K205066.

EXECUTIVE LAKEVIEW HOME on large .235 acre beautifully landscaped wit lots of outdoor living areas. Over 600 sq.ft. of private decks. Beautiful cedars surround great garden areas with underground sprinklers and a greenhouse and picturesque water features. $349,000. MLS# K206054.

20 ACRE PRIME PROPERTY! $169,000. MLS# K206189.

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250-442-2632

ADULT COMMUNITY LIVING. 925 sq. ft. Modular home in just like new condition. 2 BR, ensuite plus main bath, Walk in closet, central air and much more. Priced to sell. $135,000. MLS# K206271.

CHRISTINA LAKE STRATA COMMUNITY! Carefree year round living or enjoy as a seasonal home. This friendly place is as beautiful as it is affordable, and prices are negotiable! $71,900. MLS# K210159.

LOCATION! LOCATION! This 2700 sq.ft. family home is on a quiet cul-du-sac, within walking distance to town. Open concept living space, full rec room, 4 BR, new appliances, new roof & flooring, covered deck & fenced yard. Move in ready & priced to sell! $329,000. Call your realtor today for an appt. to view. MLS# K205509.

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION! 2.27 acres of high-bank waterfront. Approx 166 ft of frontage on Christina Lake, BC. $275,000. MLS# K197380.

VERY AFFORDABLE LIVING! Neat older mobile in a great rural park. Must be seen at the asking price of $26,000 and waiting for offers. MLS# K210365

GREAT FAMILY HOME with five BR, located on large lot close to recreation and schools. Detached workshop and large carport that is partially enclosed. Vendor is Motivated, bring your offers! $241,000. MLS# K203292.

Ken Dodds

VENDOR FINANCING AVAILABLE! Ten acres of stunning river front with a beautiful 4 BR custom built home. Vendor willing to carry a mortgage. A must see property for the discerning buyer.

Linda Laktin 250-442-3099

BEST VALUE! Great home! Tons of updates! $329,000. MLS# K206841.

Barry Poppenheim 250-449-8276

Wayne Greenhalgh 250-442-9090

Terry Mooney 250-442-6777

Deanna Thompson 250-442-7971

Houses For Sale

CAN’T BEAT THE PRICE! 2 BR condo in secure, adult building, just steps to shopping with all appliances included. Call your realtor as this is a must to see at only $149,500. MLS# K203266.

CHRISTINA LAKE WATERFRONT HOME! Custom built to fit 2 families, plus shop! 5 BR, 5 bathrooms and 90 feet of beach front! $1,478,000. MLS# K210827.

Cindy Anthony 250-442-7379

Legal Notices

DEVELOPMENT OF A PEST MANAGEMENT PLAN

Sharon 250-442-6396

250-442-2124

1-800-949-4499

Legal Notices

Pete Vanjoff 250-442-7415

GREAT HOLDING PROPERTY!!! CL, Corner lot, 100 by 117, 4 min. to beach, 1144 sq. ft. per floor, 3 BR, 2 bath, suite potential, large deck, hot tub. $239,000. MLS# K210841.

Brian Thate 250-442-7370

Scott Vanjoff 250-442-7700

Ken Dodds 250-442-2632

FIVE ACRES ON THE KETTLE RIVER with a brand new post and beam, vaulted ceiling home, very private treed property with spectacular forest views. This home is immersed in nature, one huge bedroom on the main and another one down, three full baths, two decks, one covered. This is a must see home for anyone who wants a new home with all the amenities in a rural river front setting.

Linda Gray 250-442-6474

Pat Ballard 250-442-7616

Gayle Holmes 250-442-7516

Harry Davy 250-442-0466

Aaron Anthony 250-584-4663


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BOUNDARY BUSINESS DIRECTORY ACCOUNTANTS

BOOKKEEPING

Lia Azhure Inc.

Christine Brooks Bookkeeping

Certified General Accountant

250-442-0141 7157 - 3 Street rd

KEMP HARVEY BURCH KIENTZ INC. Certified General Accountants 619 Central Ave., Grand Forks, B.C.

Ph: 250-442-2121 Phone 250-442-2191 to advertise here

GENERAL CONTRACTOR GEN

Phone 250-442-3369

STEVE DANSHIN • New Construction • Residential Builder • Renovations • Commercial Ph. 250-442-3744 Cell: 250-442-9437 Fax: 250-442-3720

BOTTLE DEPOT

ELECTRICAL

Bookkeeping and Income Tax Service

E-file Agent

Reg. g No. 13266

7816 Donaldson Dr. Grand Forks, B.C. 250-442-2523

CAR CARE

Service & New Construction Commercial • Residential Industrial Pumps Honest Service – Quality Work

Open Monday to Saturday

Boundary Electric

Three great services at one convenient location! Full Service Mechanical • Full Service Auto Body Full Service Custom Muffler Centre • ICBC ExpressValet Certified Mechanics: 250-442-3828 • Auto Body: 250-442-0507

6391 Highway 3, Grand Forks, BC

Animal Control Of¿cer

Ph.

250.584.9398

APPRAISERS

7990 Columbia Drive

BOUNDARY APPRAISAL SERVICE Serving Grand Forks & Boundary Country 30+ Years Experience Residential & Vacant Acreage Appraisals for: -Mortgage Applications -Estate Purposes -Family Disputes -Assessment Resolution Phone: Res-250-442-5199 Cell-250-442-6199 e-mail – marsda@telus.net

WEST KOOTENAY

APPRAISALS Serving the West Kootenay and Boundary Regions since 1993

BRAD McPEEK, D.A.R.

PHONE 250-442-7030

RAY NYSTEN Licensed & Insured Commercial * Residential General Contracting Renovations * Project Management Free Estimates

Ph/Fx 250-443-3226 Cell 250-442-9825 E-mail ray_kris@telus.net

DEREK’S BOBCAT & YARD SERVICE • Bobcat - forks & buckets - fence post augers

• 3 Ton Hauling Truck - 12 ft sides - haul anything to & from - will move locally

Your Satisfaction is My Priority • Pressure Washing 250-442-6696 Cell 250-442-9690

Grand Forks

Andy 250-442-0795

Reg. #100851

HAIR SALON

Oasis

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

E-mail: wkappraisals@shaw.ca

Bobcat, Excavating & Trucking Services ~ Certified Planner & Installer of Septic Systems Call Jimmy 250-442-9422 COMPLETELY MOBILE – WE CAN GO ANYWHERE

Screened & Crushed Gravel special driveway mix, drain rock, blend sands, PEA GRAVEL Division of Gofer Farms Ltd. Road Grader Service 10405 Granby Rd (9 km) • email: gofer@xplornet.com

PLUMBING & HEATING

Beverly Banks R.M.T.

Granby Plumbing & Heating IAN ORSER

7635 16th Street 250-442-8658

New Construction / Renovations / Repairs Licensed Plumber / Bonded Gas Fitter

Monday to Friday Phone for appointment

Commercial / Residential

YOUR AD BELONGS HERE!

Cell: 250-442-8118 granbycamp@hotmail.com

MULTI-SERVICES

SAW SHARPENING Twisted Teeth Saw Shop

J&S

Saw, knife & tool sharpening service

Quality Equipment Flexible Rates

George Stooshinoff Certified Sawfiler Phone: 250-442-8359 gastoo@telus.net 3845 Victoria Rd., Grand Forks

• Snow Removal • Rototilling • Firewood • Fencing • Custom Haying & Hay Sales

STORAGE

250-442-0007

NOTARY PUBLIC

Chris (Christine) Esselink

Ph: 250-442-0282

~ Licensed Stylist / Colorist ~ Nail Technician / Esthetician 7223 - 5th Street, Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0

250-442-1259

HEATING

LOUISE CURRIER

HOME INSPECTIONS

Blair’s

(Across from Fire Hall)

OPTICAL

334C Market Ave 250-442-3025

Phone 250-442-2191 to advertise here

UPHOLSTERY

’ Andy

s

CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY 38 years experience!

For all your RESIDENTIAL / COMMERCIAL / RECREATIONAL Reupholstery, Repairs and Custom Builds

162 B – 72nd Ave • Grand Forks

OPTOMETRIST

Y&R Water

Dr. Alan LeRoy, O.D.

OPTOMETRIST Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

3rd St., Grand Forks

250-442-8208 * denotes Optometric Corporation

250-442-2499 WATER

Phone 250-442-2191 to advertise here

Brian Blair

CONSUMER PROTECTION BC #58522

250-442-5561

148 Sagamore Avenue Grand Forks, B.C. 250-442-2652 www.sagamoreministorage.com

GRAND FORKS OPTICAL

Phone: 250.442.8175 Cell: 250.443.1905 Email: blairshome@nethop.net

Serving the Kootenay Boundary

Located at Boundary Electric

Digital Video Surveillance Access 24 hrs/day – 7 days/week Personal Keypad Entry 5’x10’, 10’x10’, 10’x20’ & 10’x30’

*

Home Inspections

Computerized Security Gate 5’ x 10’ to 10’ x 30’ Units

SAGAMORE RV & MINI-STORAGE

7215 2nd St., Grand Forks

WOOD AND PELLET HEATING APPLIANCES

John Billwiller www.snowballventures.com 10545 Granby Rd., Grand Forks

BOUNDARY MINI STORAGE 7990 Columbia Drive

NOTARY PUBLIC

Your Pellet Heating Specialist WETT CERTIFIED

Large supply of rock for retaining walls, decorative purposes, etc.

MASSAGE THERAPY

Hair and Nail Studio

SNOWBALL VENTURES

OFFICE 250-442-0428

1649 Landsdowne Crescent • 250-442-0288

John or Sherri

250-442-2943

GRAVEL & SAND

NEW LOCATION:

MultiServices

GENERAL CONTRACTORS

+ Mortgage Refinancing Appraisals + Current Real Estate Market Evaluations + Estate/Taxation/Divorce/Appraisals + New Construction/ Progress Report/Appraisals

Your best buy is from a merchant you know

250-442-5561

7816 Donaldson Dr 250-442-5229

Construction

D.G. (DAVE) MARSHALL, CRA, RI

Electrical Contract Reg. #1210

• Form Rentals • Concrete Accessories

ANIMAL CONTROL S. Craig Caruso

• Electric Motor Sales & Repair • Pump sales & Service • Electric Parts & Sales Counter • Commercial, Residential & Industrial Electric Service Work • New Construction

CONTRACTOR

BOUNDARY

Kettle River Spa & Pool Co.

7920 Donaldson Dr. • 250-442-2082

(1985) Ltd.

ANIMAL CONTROL

Hot Tubs

Walk-in Baths • Swimming Pools Accessories & Chemicals • Repairs

Redi Electric Ltd.

GRAND FORKS

BOTTLE DEPOT

HOT TUBS

CONTRACTOR

SALES & SERVICES Certified Pump Installers

• EOCP Certified • Cross Connection Certified (Backflow Prevention) WATER CONDITIONING • Water Softening, Reverse Osmosis, Filtration & Ultraviolet IRRIGATION & PUMPS

8098 Donaldson Drive • 250-442-5537


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