VALLEY FIRST CELEBRATES
RICK HANSON COMMITTEE
PAUL BRANDT ENTERTAINS
65th anniversary, 6500 pound food drive campaign See page 5
Rick Hanson tour passes through Keremeos May 9
SOEC crowd had their socks rocked off
See page 9
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RDOS adopts 2012 budget No appetite for late funding requests By Steve Arstad email@example.com The regional district board of directors adopted the 2012 budget at the Thursday, March 1 regular board meeting, after playing the role of Scrooge to some late funding requests. RDOS Finance Manager Warren Everton led board members through a short list of uncontested corrections and adjustments before dealing with questions and the three late requests. Photo by Steve Arstad Area “G” Director Angelique Wood set board discussion in motion with a query regarding funding Auxiliary RCMP Officer Troyce Beglaw, (second from left) along with RCMP Constable James Laton (right) spent some time for mosquito spraying. “How do I get funding for mosquito spraying on the afternoon of Feb. 29 - Anti-Bullying Day - offering the Cawston Primary Kindergarten class of Andrea Reichl some in Olalla?” she asked Everton, who recommended advice about bullying. Constable Laton also spoke to the class about policing, and showed the students the various items that she apply to change the regional district bylaw he carries in order to perform his duties. governing the mosquito spray program to include Valley Planning Society had also been approached for as well. Area “G.” Further discussion revealed that Area “G” funding. Wood felt that Community Futures was applying A request for $30,000 from the Seniors Society was also was already a partner in the program, and was eligible to to too many government sources for funding. viewed negatively, with Director Wells commenting that receive $19,000 in funding. The regional district will not Area “D” Director Tom Siddon commented on the fact he was “really opposed,” adding that local help should be see any money from the province this year to fund a West that Community Futures had been receiving funding from utilized to deal with the matters to which the Seniors SoNile Control program, and only spring “nuisance” spraying the Western Diversification Fund, asking what the organi- ciety was making the funding request. He also noted that will be done this year. zation had been doing since 1986. He expressed concerns the society did not operate in Osoyoos. Board members reacted with austerity to the late fund- about the eleventh hour nature of the request, noting that “I’ve been trying to work with them to show them how ing requests. providing the funds would add two to three per cent to this to fundraise,” added Summerland Director Janice Perrino, Several directors expressed concerns with Community year’s tax requisition. “they have raised a lot on their own in the past.” Futures’ request for $85,000 combined with a request to It was also suggested that individual areas and municiOther directors expressed a need for the regional district several member municipalities for funding. The money is to be invested in economic development, with Penticton palities could offer a grant in aid. needed to operate the organization’s “Economic Garden- Director Andrew Jakebuit asking if any money had been A late request for $5,000 from Accelerate Okanagan was ing” program. set aside for regional economic development. To an an- summarily dismissed, with several directors voicing their “They asked in Osoyoos, and now here,” stated Osoyoos swer of “No,” he replied, “Maybe that’s what we should opinion that the representatives at the last board meeting Director Stu Wells. “It’s double dipping. It is a worthwhile be doing.” did not make the request seriously. program, but we only want to pay for it once, and that Director Wells expressed similar interest in funding All three funding requests - totalling $120,000 - were should be here with all the players. economic development, again praising the work of Com- denied by the board. There is value in it- let’s get it down to one payment.” munity Futures. Chair Ashton praised the efforts of Finance Manager Area “G” Director Wood expressed similar sentiment RDOS Board Chair Dan Ashton pointed out that the Warren Everton for his speed and clarity in the presentation regarding double dipping, noting that the Similkameen request was for $85,000 for this and the next two years of the 2012 five year plan.
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OAPO HEDLEY Spring Craft Fair and Bake Sale Saturday, March 31st 9 am to 3 pm
Table Rental $10, Call George 250-292-8638 Scrambled Egg and Toast Breakfast $3.00 Soup & Sandwich Lunch $5.00
Lower Similkameen Community Services Society Community Kitchen Prepare meals to take home, every Monday. Low cost, nutritious foods for you and your family. Phone 250-499-2352 to register or for more information
SIMILKAMEEN CHAPTER #78 O.E.S. Celtic Chicken Pie Dinner Saturday, March 10, 2012, 5:00 pm Masonic Hall, 414 9th Ave., Keremeos “Irish Sing-a-Long” Tickets $7.50, available at the door.
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KEREMEOS MONDAY: N.A. meets at 8 p.m. at the South Similkameen Health Centre. MONDAY: Men’s Recreation Hockey, Sim. Rec. Ctr. 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm 2nd MONDAY: Similkameen COPS, 7 p.m., Upstairs at the Legion (Legion Hall). Ben Gumm for info 499-0216 4th MONDAY: Orchard Haven - Friends and family council monthly meetings. Making a difference to residential care. MON, WED, FRI: KrossFit Fitness (similar to ‘boot camp’) 7:15 - 8 am, Sim. Rec. Centre. For more info call Theresia 499-2029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org TUESDAY: Every 2nd, Caregiver Group, Activity Room, Orchard Haven 1:30 - 3 p.m. For info 499-3020 TUESDAY: AA Meetings, 7:30 p.m., in the Health Center Activity Room, info call Diane 499-0077 TUESDAY: Handguns 5:30 pm Fly Tying/22 Shoot, 7 pm, KCSA (Keremeos Cawston Sportsmans Association) Club House. More info call 250-499-7027. TUESDAY: Keremeos Bellringers, 7:30 pm, Cawston United Church, for more info call Herma @ 499-5292, Joan @ 499-2450. TUESDAY: Mites Hockey, 6:00 pm, Sim. Rec. Ctr. WEDNESDAY: Qigong exercise 9 a.m. Cawston Church Hall. 499-7852 for information. WEDNESDAY: Kyokushin Karate at Legion Hall from 5 - 7 p.m. Phone Lyle for info 292-8565. WEDNESDAY: Diabetes Clinic, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Similkameen Health Centre. RN & Reg. Dietitian in attendance. Dr. referrals or self referral. Appts. necessary. Phone 1-800-707-8550.
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OKANAGAN FALLS SECOND MON: Communities for Kids OKFalls Table Mtg., 2:45 pm at StrongStart Early Learning Ctr. at OK Falls Elementary, 250-498-8433 for more info. MON. & WED.: Carpet Bowling 1 p.m. Seniorís Centre. TUESDAY: South Okanagan Toastmasters 7 - 9 p.m. at Best Western in Osoyoos. Call 498-4412, 499-2144. TUESDAY: Bingo at the Senior Citizenís Centre on Willow St. 1p.m. (except last Tues.). EVERY 3RD TUESDAY: Legion Branch #227 Gen Meeting 7 p.m. Jack Hill Room, OK Falls. WEDNESDAY: Join the Stroke Recovery Club for stroke survivors and caregivers, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society office, #2-996 Main Street, Penticton..Call Tina at 490-0613. FIRST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Legion - Ladies Auxiliary General Meeting 1:00 p.m., Jack Hill Room, OK Falls. THIRD WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Womens Institute meeting at the Falls Community Centre business at 7, entertainment at 8 p.m. Call Betty for more info - 497-6665. THURSDAY: Bridge 1 p.m. Seniors Centre. THURSDAY: Crib 7 p.m. Seniors Centre. THURSDAY: Computer classes 9 a.m. Seniorís Centre. FRIDAY: Arts group painting 1- 3 p.m. FRIDAY: Whist 7 p.m. 2ND & 4TH FRIDAY: A Wellness Clinic is held at the Seniors Centre, on Willow Street, 9 to 11 a.m. Have your blood pressure, heart and weight checked by a retired registered nurse. Open to everyone. FIRST FRIDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Legion - Ladies Auxiliary Dinner and Entertainment 6:00 p.m. After the Meat Draw. THIRD FRIDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Legion Ladies Auxiliary Steak Fry Dinner 6:00 p.m. After the Meat Draw. FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS: The Okanagan Falls Legion Branch #227 has meat draws from 5:00 p.m. SATURDAY: OK Falls Legion Branch #227, Dinner and Dance 6:00 pm. FIRST SATURDAY: Ladies Auxiliary Branch #227. Drop in Bingo 1-4 p.m. Jack Hill Room. OK Falls. THIRD SATURDAY OF MONTH: Drop in bingo at OK Falls Senior Centre. 1128 Willow St.
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Keremeos Cawston Food Bank
The Keremeos Branch is located at 638 - 7th Avenue. Ph: (250)499-2313
Storytime for 3 - 5 year olds will continue through the March break on Friday mornings at 11:15 am. Children of all ages are welcome during this time!
THURSDAYS: AA meetings at 7:30 pm Health Centre activity room. Info. call Eleanor 499-5982. THURSDAY: KCSA Monthly meetings the last Thursday of each month at clubhouse 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY: STICKS & PUCKS (9 - 13 year olds) 5:00 pm THURSDAY: Men’s Rec Hockey, 8 - 10 pm. THURSDAY: Yoga, Cawston Hall in the WI Room 7:30 pm, for more info call Theresia 499-2029 or email email@example.com THURSDAY: Afternoon dances at the OAP Seniors Centre from 1:30 - 4 p.m. THURSDAY: Similkameen Adult Badminton Club, Oct. 16th to Dec. 18th, 7 pm to 9 pm, For more info call Manfred at 499-5290. THURSDAY: Weight Watchers, 5 pm, Elks Hall. More info call Sarah at 250-499-2878. FRIDAY: Keremeos TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 9:00 a.m. at the Health Centre. Visitors & new members are welcome. Call Georgina at 499-0202 or Dianne Clifton at 499-5180 for more info. FRIDAY: Elks and Royal Purple bingo. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Carpet Bowling at 1:00 p.m. in the Cawston Hall. Bowlers needed. Call Glennys at 499-5409. SATURDAY: MITES HOCKEY 10:00 am SUNDAY: STICKS & PUCKS (9-13 year olds) 3:30 pm SUNDAY: KCSA Trap Shooting, 11:00 am to ?, Weather permitting. SUNDAY: Yoga at 8:00 am at Sim. Rec Centre, bring a yoga mat & blanket. Call Theresia (Certified Yoga Instructor) 499-2029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org SUNDAY: AA Meeting at 10:00 am in the Health Center Activity Room. Info call Eleanor at 499-5982. 3rd MONDAY: Kars Under the K Meeting, 7:00 pm, Meeting Room at Health Center, Call Marcel Morin for info 499-7775. 2nd TUESDAY: Can-Do General Meetings. Everyone Welcome. Phone 499-2420 for more information. 3RD TUESDAY: Legion General Meeting. 7:00 p.m. Keremeos Legion Hall. 1ST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: Regular meeting of the O.A.P. Branch #65, at 2 p.m. Keremeos. 1ST & 3RD WEDNESDAY: Search & Rescue meet 7-9 p.m., 8th Ave. & 4th St. Call 499-6067 or 499-5429. 2ND WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: The Similkameen Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. at the OAP Centre on Main Street in Keremeos.. Everyone is welcome. 2ND & 4TH THURSDAY: Keremeos Lions Club meet upstairs at the Legion hall at 7 p.m. 2ND AND 4TH THURSDAY: The Royal Purple Lodge meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Elks Hall. Info: 499-7073. LAST THURSDAY OF MONTH: KCSA Club meeting. EVERY 1ST AND 3RD THURSDAY: The Keremeos Elks meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Elks Hall. EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY: Interval Training at the Rec. Center, 6am-7am, Call Annette @ 250-499-2238 1ST SUNDAY OF MONTH: Jam Session. OAP. 1 p.m. Everyone Welcome. 499-0112. HEDLEY TUESDAY: 2x’s a month Soup and Sandwich - OAPO Hall watch for posters. THURSDAY: Library 2 pm - 7 pm Hedley Happy Hall, free computer use. THURSDAY: Learn how to make Crafts - 6:30 pm to 9 pm at OAPO Hall 2ND MONDAY: Regular monthly meetings are held at 6 p.m. Hedley Happy Hall19 + & over welcome 2ND MONDAY: Hedley Museum meeting, 6:00 p.m. at the Museum 2ND SUNDAY: Pancake Breakfast, Hedley Happy Hall, 8:00 am to 11:00 am, OAPO Hall 3RD MONDAY: Monthly meeting 2 pm at OAPO EVERY SUNDAY: Hedley Farmer’s Market, June 5 to October 9th, 9 am to 1 pm, follow the signs
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news Keremeos realtor Tuesday MacDonald looks completely engrossed in the copy of the Review that she brought with her on a recent trip to New Zealand. It’s actually quite amazing that she wasn’t able to finish reading it on that long flight from Vancouver! Photo contributed
Keremeos updates village strategic plan By Steve Arstad email@example.com The Village of Keremeos completed an update of their Strategic Plan 2012 to 2014 in February. A strategic plan provides a framework for all other village planning documents. It sets the context for all the village does and for more specific plans having to do with finance, land use and staff operational plans. It also provides the basis for annual budget submissions. Strategic plans provide a process for managing results and determining where an organization is going, as well as how it is going to get there. In Keremeos, the strategic plan is updated every three years. It’s goals, priorities and actions are examined annually. These are the Village of Kermeos priorities and action plans for the next three years: Communication 1. Expand methods of communication with residents 1.1 Enhance the Village’s website in 2012 1.2. Implement quarterly newsletter in 2012 1.3 Take over operation of reader board in 2012 1.4 Send out a resident survey with 2012 tax notice 2. Maintain open communication with other jurisdictions/ governments 2.1 Arrange meetings as required or as issues arise (ongoing) 3. Maintain open communication with community organizations 3.1 Attend community organization meetings to relay information (ongoing) Public Works & Services 1. Improve existing infrastructure 1.1 Complete the Liquid Waste Management Plan in 2012 1.2 Pursue new water reservoir project with KID in 2012 1.3 Participate in SVPS Watershed & Planning Program (ongoing) 1.4 Develop a long range road and sidewalk rehabilitation program (ongoing)
2. Improve Village parks and trails 2.1 Develop a bench/tree/dog bag dispenser donation policy 2.2 Develop a long range tree replacement program (ongoing) 2.3 Support trail development initiatives within Village boundaries 2.4 Look at options for trail link between upper & lower Village in 2012 Village Community Planning 1. Establish guidelines for orderly growth 1.1 Complete OCP review in 2012 1.2 Pursue possibilities for boundary expansions (ongoing) 2. Expand economic development 2.1 Support region-wide economic development initiatives (SVPS) (ongoing) 3. Improve visual aspect of downtown commercial core 3.1 Explore options for LED street lighting in 2012 3.2 Establish a banner donation program in 2012 Governance 1. Improve capital asset management 1.1 Complete Capital Asset Management Policy in 2012 2. Improve Staff capacities and efficiencies 2.1 Develop succession planning policy in 2012 2.2 Assess Staff procedures & workloads in 2012 3. Improve and update municipal legislation 3.1 Complete review and adoption of subdivision bylaw in 2012 3.2 Complete review of sign bylaw in 2012 3.3 Complete review of Village policies in 2012 4. Improve revenue collection processes 4.1 Combine garbage, sewer and taxes into one notice in 2013 4.2 Provide for PHOG application on website in 2013 4.3 Design monthly payment plan system for taxes in 2013 5. Improve local government election process 5.1 Automate the election process by 2014.
Tommie awards for building excellence awarded to Kaleden contractors By Steve Arstad The Tommie Awards for 2011 were handed out on Saturday January 28, 2012 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna. The annual awards for building excellence went to a variety of companies, from affordable housing, renovations, single family homes, marketing, to energy efficient considerations. Two Kaleden contractors who placed in the awards were Paradise Controls and Madeira Contracting. Paradise Controls took a gold place finish for two proj-
ects while Madiera Contracting won silver in the kitchen category for buildings of $750 - $1,000,000 price range. Grand Tommies 2011 Single Family Home Builder of the Year - Small Volume Homescape Building & Design Inc Associate Partners Vic Martens Millwork & Design Ltd., Duane Jackson Design & Build Ltd., Paradise Climate Controls Inc FortisBC Award for Building Energy Efficiency Homescape Building & Design Inc - Lang Hodge Residence Associate Partner Paradise Systems
KEREMEOS ELKS & ROYAL PURPLE FRIDAY BINGO Friday Night at the Elks Hall Doors Open at 5:30 pm All proceeds go towards Elks & Royal Purple Charities
Similkameen Recreation Commission The Recreation Commission invites applications for recreation development grants from interested groups. Grants are available for qualified residents of the Village of Keremeos, Area B and Area G. The purpose of the grants is to provide funding for the promotion of physical activity or sports related recreation programs. Application forms and grant criteria are available from the Recreation Centre (250) 499 2400 or may be downloaded from the Village website at www.keremeos.ca. Applications should be submitted not later than April 6, 2012.
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Regional District Okanagan Similkameen briefs Okanagan Falls Rec Commission appointments
Regional district directors appointed the Okanagan Falls Parks and Recreation Commission members at the March 1 regular board meeting. Bob Daly takes the chairmanâ€™s position until the end of 2013, while Mike Pearce will act as vice chair. Kris Poole, Randy Perrett and Peter Brown were also appointed as members.
Two year contract with CORD undertaken
The board authorized the chair and CAO to execute a two year 911 service agreement with the Central Okanagan Regional District. The board had previously signed two year agreements with CORD and Kelowna RCMP dispatch. The last agreement expired in December of 2011. One board member asked, â€œIs everything OK - was everybody happy?â€? to a non-specific response with a couple of directors commenting on their previous weekâ€™s tour of the busy Kelowna 911 dispatch centre.
Contract awarded for OK Falls water park
Board members awarded a contract for the design and construction of the Okanagan Falls water park facility project to Greyback Construction Ltd. at the March 1 regular board meeting. The project had three proponents submit a total of 12 proposals to the regional district, ranging in cost from $192,887 to $237,145. The Okanagan Falls Recreation Commission wants to construct an interactive childrenâ€™s water spray facility on the newly established waterfront park recently purchased by Okanagan Falls residents after a referundum in 2010. Greyback offered four different quotes, of which the regional district opted for the leaset expensive one at $186,200. Greyback will subcontract to JC Installations Ltd., incorporating products manufactured by Water Splash Inc. Area â€œDâ€? Director Tom Siddon, in speaking to the project, told the board that the water park was part of predecessor Director Bill Schwarzâ€™ plan to upgrade Okanagan Falls beachfront areas. Siddon spoke of having â€œserious questions about where the water comes from and what becomes of it,â€? adding that these facilities use copious amounts of treated water . Oliver Director Ron Hovanes described the water park in Oliver as being a heavy domestic water user that was operated by a motion sensor. The total budget for the project is set at $229,000.
Directorâ€™s motions introduced
Area â€œCâ€? Director Allan Patton introduced a directorâ€™s motion to write a letter to the province and the Labour Relations Board â€œrequesting in the strongest possible terms the importance of water to the Okanagan valley agriculture industry and that irrigation water for agricultural purposes be deemed an essential service.â€? Area â€œDâ€? Director Tom Siddon also requested that the regional district â€œPetition the Hon. Ida Chong, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, to initiate a study of the benefits, costs, advantages and disadvantages of an appropriate form of incorporated local government for the town of Okanagan Falls, with possible inclusion of the surrounding communities of
South Skaha Lake in the study area.â€? Siddon informed the board that, after an original request was made in 2010, the province advised the regional district to bring the matter back after last Novemberâ€™s municipal elections. â€œThe province does the study at their expense,â€? he told the board, urging their support. The board approved both directorâ€™s motions.
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news (left to right): Ingrid Percival (Cawston & Area Food Bank) receives a $1,000 Feed the Valley cheque from Valley First’s Josie van Diemen, Sonja van den Hoek, Jill Gratton, Diane Francis and Vicki Morgan. This money was raised through Feed the Valley cookbook sales, cloth bag sales and member and employee donations. Feed the Valley is a corporate citizenship program created by Valley First – aims to raise food, funds and awareness for local food banks. Since its launch in March 2010, Feed the Valley has donated 200 pounds of food and more than $12,000 to the food bank.
Valley First celebrates 65 years with food drive Contributed In celebration of Valley First’s 65th Anniversary, we are asking for the community’s help in raising 6,500 pounds of food for the food bank by December 31, 2012. If our Keremeos branch is successful in collecting the highest amount of food amongst Valley First Branches, we will be successful in earning a $6,500 cash donation for our food bank (besides all that food!). All the food collected here stays in our com-
munity. Community members can help us be successful by dropping off food donations to Valley First – how convenient that we are right across the street from Valu-Plus. Currently our food bank assists approximately 60 to 80 families per month and without our assistance the food bank would have difficulty meeting the needs of our community. For more information – please visit the Feed the Valley website at www.feedthevalley.ca Thank-you for your help.
Dry grad campaign underway at BC Liquor outlets Provincial press release Last week, Minister Rich Coleman launched this year’s Support Dry Grad fundraising campaign at R.E. Mountain Secondary school in Langley. From Feb. 25 until March 31, BC Liquor
Stores customers can donate $1 or more to Support Dry Grad celebrations in their communities. The money collected is used by local high school Dry Grad planning committees to plan alcohol-free high school graduation events and activities such as boat cruises, ski trips and dances.
Crime of the week involves attempted Kaleden theft
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SIMILKAMEEN CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Crime Stoppers During the night of February 15/16, 2012, an unknown person/s attempted to steal the air compressor from Kaleden Petro Can. Several hundred dollars of damage was done to the building and compressor in the unsuccessful theft attempt. If anyone can identify the (right) noted person and/or vehicle of interest in this crime, they are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-8477 (TIPS) or visit the website w w w. s o u t h o k a n a gancrimestoppers.ca for other anonymous ways of passing along information. Should your information lead to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash reward up to $2,000.
Crime Stoppers is not a police program and does not subscribe to call display. Your identity will never be known and you will not have to appear in court to testify. We don’t want your name – just your info.
Pastor: Don Bodden 250-499-2040 Worship Service - 11:00 a.m. Everyone Welcome
KEREMEOS COMMUNITY CHURCH
Sunday Morning 10 a.m. Wednesday Evening 7 p.m.
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Pastors - Dwayne & Georgina Trelenberg 250-499-2422
ANGLICAN/UNITED Sunday Worship Services Rev’d Nicholas (Nick) Judson KEREMEOS/CAWSTON SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH
2334 Newton Rd., Cawston Pastor Greg Wellman - Ph. 250-492-3135
KEREMEOS - #605 - 5th Street 1st & 3rd (5th) - 9:30 a.m. 2nd & 4th - 11:30 a.m. CAWSTON - Main Street 1st & 3rd - 11:00 a.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m. Bible Study 11:00 a.m. Worship Service Christian Radio: 96.7 V.O.A.R. It is written TV - Sunday
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Editorial Rotten apples Apple Inc. has been under some pressure recently to investigate allegations that some of their manufacturing plants in China are exploiting cheap labour, at a time when the company recently reported quarterly profits of one billion dollars per week on quarterly revenue of 46 billion dollars. The Fair Labour Association - a U.S. based not for profit agency - has been hired by Apple to investigate allegations of workers subjected to seven day work weeks, cramped living and working conditions, and unsafe working conditions. Up to 18 workers at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China are alleged to have committed suicide by jumping from the buildings windows - something the company apparently tried to solve by installing nets around the perimeter. An explosion last year killed four and injured many more at another plant. Workers are also apparently being exposed to dangerous chemicals without adequate protection. The investigation comes at a time when Apple shares are hitting an all time high, closing above $500 per share in recent trading. It has become one of the most valuable companies in the world. Experts claim the company is facing pressure to show it is not exploiting cheap labour overseas, and Apple spokesmen insist that the company will give investigators unrestricted access to the plants in question. But Li Qiang, labour activist and spokesman for China Labour Watch recently observed that even though Apple does more than it’s competitors, it is ultimately responsible for the conditions at suppliers’ factories. Li maintains that the public is right to put pressure on Apple because Apple makes the most profit of any of the computer companies in China, so they should bear the most responsibility for fixing a broken system. He maintains that it wouldn’t take more than two per cent of Apple’s profits to dramatically improve workers’ lives in China. Corporate governance campaigner Lucy Marcus may have summed up the problem this simply: “This is about a big company having to confront the question about how much control they have — or choose to take.” It’s an issue that we consumers might want to look at more closely at as well.
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BCTF indoctrinating our kids By Tom Fletcher BC Views Column VICTORIA – Perhaps the single most ridiculous stunt in the lead-up to this week’s teachers’ strike was pulled at an elementary school here in the capital. A teacher gave her Grade 1 class an assignment for anti-bullying day: take crayons in hand and write to Education Minister George Abbott, demanding he stop bullying their teacher and address class size and composition. This North Korea-style political indoctrination of six-year-olds was a mistake, according to the local teachers’ union boss, who vaguely indicated that the unnamed teacher would apologize to parents. Is this self-serving abuse of teacher authority an isolated incident? My experience as a parent and journalist suggests it is not, and recent events support that. By Friday, students across B.C. were skipping class in solidarity with their teachers, led by budding campus radicals suddenly conversant with B.C. Teachers’ Federation talking points about “Bill 22.” This left-wing groupthink pervades the education system from public schools through taxpayer-supported colleges and universities. After a couple of generations of this indoctrination, almost everyone “knows” that government under-funding is at the heart of every school problem, standardized testing is an assault on the fragile self-esteem of students, and reducing class size is the top priority for improving educational outcomes. All of this is glaringly false union propaganda, reinforced in classroom “current affairs” discussions. Don’t believe me? Google “Study: Class size doesn’t matter” for the latest on a growing stack of scientific evidence that shows you and your children are being force-fed lies. B.C. Teachers’ Federation president Susan Lambert announced the strike on live TV with a remarkable string of rhetoric about the “Orwellian” legislation that will soon put an end to this teacher tantrum. The government
needs to negotiate “clearly, rationally and respectfully,” said the boss of union representatives who have spent the last year insulting the taxpayers’ negotiators by telling them to “go back to your masters” and get a couple of billion more. Clearly? It was the BCTF that announced its workto-rule plan for the fall and then took the summer off. It was the BCTF that didn’t even present its outrageous 16-per-cent wage demand until January, a full 10 months after formal negotiations began, and accompanied it with a false costing. Orwellian? At a sparsely attended rally on the legislature lawn, local teachers’ unions marched out their most strident tame trustee to demand the government “come to the table” with billions. One teacher in the crowd held up a large sign adorned with three mug shots: Premier Christy Clark, ex-premier Gordon Campbell and Benito Mussolini, to illustrate a multiple-choice question about “fascism.” This teacher should be assigned to write an essay about the Italian dictator’s formative years, and his schooling in particular. In Vancouver, a protesting teacher got big media play, holding up a sign proclaiming that “it’s not about a wage increase, it’s about classroom conditions.” This too is a lie. The BCTF trotted out its standard “children first” rhetoric, then tabled its breathtakingly out-of-touch benefit demands. It doesn’t take a math teacher to see what its $2 billion wage and benefit fantasy would actually do to classroom conditions. For his part, Abbott started out pretty keen about students and parents heading down to occupy their local school and replace striking teachers with volunteers for a couple of days. But he changed his tune after the support staff union started grumbling about parents colouring too close to their craft lines. One fight at a time, I guess. The next one will be over teacher performance assessment and the choke-hold of union seniority on school jobs. PUBLISHED THURSDAYS BY
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Pro parkers need to make their feelings known To the Editor: I am a proponent of the proposed national park reserve; but unfortunately, I have been mostly reticent in my support, except for some letters to Parks Canada and a few government agencies in the early stages of the feasibility study. A short while ago, I came across my copy of the 2008 winter newsletter of the Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society, which contains an article by Don Grayton of Summerland wherein Mr. Grayton writes the following prophetic words in relation to the national park: “...quiet support is meaningless. Active, vocal support and persistent support, even by small minorities, is what politicians respond to.” I wish that everyone (including myself) who silently supported the national park reserve, had erected huge signs on their property and slapped bumper stickers on their cars, saying yes national park, and otherwise made their opinion known. For that reason, I have recently written to both the premier and the minister of environment, setting forth my arguments in favour of the proposed park. I hope that all hitherto quiet proponents of the national park reserve will also take action. In order for the park to become a reality, we have to send the provincial government such a barrage of letters, e-mails, telephone calls, etc., that they cannot ignore our point of view. We have reached a major crossroads on the bumpy highway leading to the objective of a national park, and if we hope to attain our goal, all supporters of the park have to make some noise. Parks Canada has worked long and hard on the national park proposal, and many of the seemingly insurmountable obstacles that initially faced the project have been overcome by compromise, concession and the redefin-
ing of boundaries. The park would be a refuge of scenic beauty and solitude, rich in diverse plants, animals and birds, and a place to renew and uplift the spirit. It would protect the area from destructive practises such as vehicular hill climbing and mud bogging, bush parties and the high risk of wildfire associated with them, the illegal dumping of garbage, yard waste, old appliances, furniture, etc., and a host of other misuses. The national park would also prove to be an invaluable asset to the economy of the South Okanagan and Similkameen, because of its capability to generate business and job opportunities. All this has been reiterated time and again, but the opponents of the park continue their clamour against it. I appreciate to a degree the concern of some of the opposition, as they genuinely fear that their livelihood will be impacted by the national park. However, I have no empathy whatsoever for most of the naysayers, who consist of four wheel drive and ATV operators and hunters, whose mindset is that they have always enjoyed unrestricted use of the region, free of charge, and this should and must be their right in perpetuity. My family moved to Oliver in 1966; and at that time, the rare pocket desert still covered a substantial portion of the valley floor. Today the aforesaid ecosystem has been reduced to scattered fragments by interminable agricultural, commercial, industrial and residential development. The same fate awaits the representative area of the unique and endangered grasslands that Parks Canada proposes to preserve. Once this territory is taken over by private enterprise, it will be forever lost to the public, and that includes the naysayers to the national park. Sharron J. Zuehlke, Oliver
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Some observations about modern entertainment To the Editor: Everywhere I go folks ask me to keep writing. Well - you know at my age I watch TV quite a bit. We like the news and some of the true and interesting real life programs. They tell me that the commercials pay for the programs. If that is so - then why did the manufacturers put that little button on the side so can cut out all the commercials, or anything else you don’t like? I know that two thirds of the elderly (I am one) cannot understand that in a hockey game the hockey players don’t do anything in life than get into a fight over who can put a little piece of useless rubber in a net and get half a million dollars for it. I was a farmer for years. We raised enough delicious food to feed a whole city for 40 years
in the old days and they would not even give us enough money to buy a pair of shoes or overalls. We wore bare feet in the stubble fields to do it, too. So, you see - when the hockey games come on we make good use of that little button on the remote control. But when we want the news there is nothing but commercials and hockey, so our TV just sits there to hold up a bouquet of flowers or a picture of aunt Hessey while we read the funnies in the newspaper. They showed one day some Martians that landed on the earth and found no one alive, but the machinery was still here. Then they found a movie still going, showing what happened. The Martians said in surprise, “They did it to themselves!” As ever, Wilf Miller, Keremeos
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Is it possible for the government to fall over “robocalls”? To the Editor: I will make this letter short and sweet and it could save tons of dormant time and mega dollars. This is one time I feel the Canadian public needs American help. A letter should be sent immediately to American President Barack Obama asking for the reassembly and expertise of robo cop to point the finger at those responsible for the dirty tricks known as “robocalls.” Robo cop would free the majority govern-
ment and the opposition from their child’s play to at least try to do what they are paid to do - the business of Canada. One more thing if I may ask - If it turns out that the Harper government got elected in a fraudulent robocall way - could those rusty parliamentary bells start ringing that ousted former Prime Minister Joe Clark from power some years back ? I can only wish for this political “gong” show to end. Ted Azyan, Osoyoos
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Princeton Hospital’s emergency department is once again set to have limited services available for patients. Only the most critical patients - those whose life is in danger or who may lose a limb - will be seen by a doctor on call all day from March 26 to 29. During this time, a nurse will make an assessment, and less-critical patients will be sent to Penticton or be forced to wait until later for care. The emergency department will also not have a doctor at the hospital from midnight to 8 a.m. from March 2 to 5, 9 to 11, 15 and 20 to 22. “The situation - rather than getting better since last May - has been steadily getting worse and worse,” said Mayor Fred Thomas. “A doctor will only be there in the most serious situations, like to resuscitate a stroke victim or sew-up a severed hand - things that have to be done immediately.” Last Monday, the emergency department was closed completely because there were no doctors available in Princeton. Patients with serious emergencies would have been helicoptered in to Penticton or Kelowna, while an ambulance would have driven people with non-life threatening emergencies to Penticton, Thomas said. “This is the first time the emergency department was completely closed due to doctor unavailability,” he said. “One of the doctors in town came back from Washington State in order to shorten that time as much as possible.” On Christmas Eve, the emergency room was closed due to a nursing shortage. “There are three doctors in Princeton, but two are over the age of 70 and one can’t work a full night shift,” Thomas said. Thomas said he has watched the situation get steadily worse during the last year when he drew the previous mayor’s attention to the problem. “It’s got worse and worse, as I predicted.” Locums were available in the past to cover for the doctors, but there aren’t any available right now. “I’m working as closely as I can with the IHA [Interior Health Authority] to reverse that trend.” Thomas is taking part in a meeting on March 15 to discuss possible solutions to the emergency room’s limited service.
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Man in Motion returning to Keremeos Similkameen Rec Centre bowling scores Tour passes through Keremeos on May 9 As the day approaches for Rick Hansenâ€™s return to Keremeos on May 9, the Rick Hansen Committee has put together a few questions to test your knowledge of that historic tour, and spinal cord injuries in general. 1. What was the date that Rick Hansen wheeled through Keremeos on his around the world marathon? What was his cause for doing it? 2. What did Keremeos do for the Rick Hansen Tour/ and what team won? 3. How much money did Rick Hansen raise for spinal cord research? What country raised the most money? How much did our community in Keremeos raise? 4. How is the money used that The Rick Hansen Tour raised? What are some of the results? What was the secondary cause and results? 5. What disabilities are generally lifelong in duration that greatly impair mobility? Is there any progress made in finding cures. 6. What is the leading cause of spinal injuries? Who are the people who generally have the highest rate of spinal injuries? 7. Should prevention of injuries be made a bigger priority? What about costs? 8. How many people in our province other than the aged have a severe mobility problem? (Answers to these questions on page 17)
Bowling scores for the week of Feb.27 Mar.2 Monday - Alley Oops Ladies Joyce Fauteux 214, 241 - 642 Diane Paskas 255-608 Irma Desjardins 262 Kristina Dupuis 201 Men Harold Desjardins 200, 266 - 615 John Leiding 257 - 604 Roy Stewart 228 Jack Popovich 216 Paul Meikle 203 Wednesday A.M. Goldenagers Ladies Madeleine Pruden 202 Jane Hodge 204 Wendy Flack 201
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Owner of starving horses near Princeton investigated by SPCA
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By Michaela Garstin Black Press Peaches’ daughter Cricket is the most recent underweight horse to be surrendered from an owner near Princeton.
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The SPCA is investigating a man living near Princeton who owned five severely underweight horses before surrendering them to a rescue organization. “The man could be facing charges, depending on whether the SPCA can prove he neglected the horses,” said Kathy Woodward, BC SPCA senior animal protection officer. The SPCA visited the property in November to photograph the horses. "All of them were in adequate body condition at that time," Woodward said. All the horses had been rescued by the time she got the next complaint. Woodward said it is important for the SPCA to do a thorough investigation because horses can sometimes drop weight suddenly for reasons other than neglect, such as if they get into something that makes them sick. “Charging someone with animal neglect can often take years to go through the legal system,” she said. The five horses are recovering at the BC Interior Horse Rescue Society in Kelowna, a process the organization's president Joey Tompkins said will take months. Four horses were rescued in mid-February, with another surrendered a week later. Peaches - the most underweight horse - only weighed 500 pounds, less than half the weight she should. The other horses were also underweight, but not as bad. "Babe, Jesse and Torrie are showing more weight gain. Peaches and Cricket still have a long way to go," said Tompkins on the BC Interior Horse Rescue Facebook page. The horses are eating well, and should start to put on weight soon. "Peaches is starting to get the sparkle of life back. She is loving all this attention she is recieving as well as her extra yummy food." Torrie - the horse who is most untrusting of people - is beginning to come around. "From what I have learnt she is quite stand-offish and will not let anyone get close to her. With that being said we had a volunteer Laura come over yesterday and Torrie walked right up to her and Laura was able to groom her," Tompkins said.
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Excellent elements to student’s artwork Sarah Gray, a grade seven student at Similkameen Elementary Secondary School produced these well crafted logos for each of the noon hour house league teams. Elementary students get together at noon in their respective house league teams to indulge in friendly, school spirit building competitions in athletic, academic or social settings.
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Paul Brandt entertains crowd at SOEC By Kristie Patton Black Press
The arena vibrated as the crowd screamed for more after Brandt said his goodbyes for the night. Even more so when Brandt came out for his encore clad in a Penticton Vees jersey. It was the perfect segue into I Was There, the theme song Brandt wrote for the World Junior Hockey Championships. He finished the evening out inviting the crowd to be Alberta Bound. Judging from the crowd’s reaction, let’s hope there was a few hundred extra seats on his bus.
Congratulations! He broke the ice with an embarrassing story about his neon pink shorts on Okanagan beach. Then he courted the audience with his big smile, signature black cowboy hat and deep voice. He even poured some romance on, singing I Do and inviting a soon-to-be married couple up on stage to dance. Basically, Paul Brandt rocked Penticton’s socks off. Brandt brought his show to the South Okanagan Events Centre on last Thursday and wasn’t short on charisma. Having local singing sensation Nikita Afonso open wasn’t a bad choice either. Afonso played original songs while praising remarks scrolled on the screen behind her from Twitter accounts of the concert-goers. With the help of two ladies in the audience outfitted in sparkly red cowboy hats, Brandt had the floor up and dancing to the song Small Towns and Big Dreams. And, just as he had women swooning by the stage at his feet, it was the perfect time to sit down and get intimate. Pulling up stools to the stage like he was sitting having a beer with friends at a bar, Brandt shared how he got to this place in his life. He explained how it all started at the Calgary Stampede where he won a talent competition and how this summer he will be returning as the headliner for the Grand Stand show. Just as the crowd felt like the relationship with Brandt was really starting to grow, he dropped the bomb. The lovely blond lady singing back up vocals and sitting with the band is his wife, who he just celebrated a 15th anniversary with. While the swooning cowgirls at the stage may have been a little heartbroken, within seconds they were like putty again. The acoustic set went into the song When You Start With Love while pictures of Brandt and his wife throughout their years together flowed on the big screen behind them. The crowd cheered as they turned to wedding photos and finally a family shot of Brandt, his wife and two kids. And just when they thought he couldn’t be any more perfect, Brandt announced the Penticton Vees had defeated the Merritt Centennials 5-3 bringing even more cheers. To say he only had the ladies going would be wrong. He belted out the upbeat, irresistible-tonot-clap-to I’m Gonna Fly and put the hammer down for Convoy which had everyone in the crowd jacked.
200 athletes from the Thompson-Okanagan (Zone 2) competed at the 2012 BC Winter Games bringing home 80 medals. Thank you to the coaches, ofﬁcials, volunteers, and families who support these growing champions. See photos, videos and results at www.bcgames.org
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It’s a good time of year for dusk and dawn planet watching
Last Monday, as I left the observatory, the Sun had just gone, and in the southwest, in a line descending into the sunset glow was the crescent Moon, and the planets Jupiter, Venus and Mercury. Against t h a t l o v e l y a f t e rsunset blue, it was a beautiful sight. The Moon has now moved on to the east, but that alignment of the planets will be with us for the next week or so. If you have a chance, get out to see it. Find a place with-
out a hilly horizon to the southwest, because any hills block the view of Mercury before the sky has darkened enough for it to be visible. These alignments are striking, and in the past were often regarded as portents. Of course they are merely consequences of the way our Solar System is organized, with the planets moving in more or less circular paths around the Sun, like marbles rolling around a plate. Things are made a little more complicated for us because we see it all from our home on the third marble from the centre. The planets are not really close together. At the moment Mercury lies about 110 million kilometres away, Venus 122 million and Jupiter 840 million. The Moon is in our laps at a mere 405 thousand.
Mercury is the first planet out from the Sun; Earth is the third. As Mercury moves around its orbit, we see it alternating between being left and right of the Sun. Because it orbits close to the Sun, its separation from it in the sky is always small. We only get to see it easily when it is close to its maximum separation, and then only just before sunrise, or just after sunset, when the horizon blocks the glare. The next planet out from the Sun is Venus. Whereas Mercury is an airless rock ball reflecting only 11 per cent of the sunlight falling on it, Venus has an atmosphere and is enveloped in a layer of white cloud, reflecting 65 per cent. This makes Venus shine more brightly in the sky than anything other than the Sun or Moon. Because its orbit lies inside the Earth’s,
like Mercury, we see it swinging either side of the Sun. However having a larger orbit that brings it closer to the Earth means it wanders much further to the left and right of the Sun. So we see it in a dark sky before dawn, as “The Morning Star” or after sunset, as “The Evening Star.” A small telescope will usually show Venus as a glaringly-bright crescent, because as the planet passes between us and the Sun, we see less and less of the sunlit side. Jupiter is the fifth planet out from the Sun. This means we pass regularly between it and the Sun, and that we get to see it in the sky at all sorts of times. That cannot happen with Mercury and Venus. At the moment it lies close to the far side of its orbit, almost on the other side of the Sun. For planet watching, the situation does
not get much better. Although not part of that great Solar System spectacle, Mars, the fourth planet out from the Sun, appears in the eastern sky in the evening and Saturn, the sixth, rises around 10 p.m. If you have a telescope, do some observing. We will see another spectacular show on the evenings of 25 and 26 March, when once again the crescent Moon, Venus and Jupiter pose in the southwest after sunset. Mercury though will have sunk back into the Sun’s glare. At around 10 p.m., look at that golden star in the east. It is Arcturus, the herald of spring. The Moon will be full on the 6th. Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council’s Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, and is based at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.
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What is Menopause, what causes it, is it a disorder or a natural period of transition? Incredibly, the exact scientific explanation of menopause is not yet fully understood and the physiological mechanisms which cause menopause have not yet been fully elucidated. There exists some controversy over the initiating events that lead to the cessation of menses and the myriad of symptoms which may exist during the peri-menopausal period (which may include the years prior to and following menstrual cessation). Even experts on the subject do not know everything about it! Thus, it is imperative that each woman become as knowledgeable as possible about her options, her own body, and what can be expected during this period in her life. Conventional medicine often views menopause as a disease to be treated with harsh medicine. Naturopathic medicine does not share this view. It sees menopause as a natural transition in a woman’s life which often passes without much notice but which can bring on some level of discomfort depending on the individual and the many variables which contribute to overall health. Many of these variables are amenable to safe, natural, risk-free methods which have been proven throughout the centuries to benefit women. High risk treatments are not necessary since many other options are available. Menopause is defined as the cessation of menses for a 12 month period. It usually occurs between the ages of 50-55 but may occur earlier or later, with the mean age being 53.3 years. The “Climacteric” is the period of time leading up to menopause and may begin a decade prior to menopause. During the climacteric period many women experience symptoms associated with changing hormone status and these include: Hot flashes Vaginal dryness and atrophy Water retention Fat and weight gain, especially in the hips thighs and abdomen Sleep disturbances (insomnia, less REM-time sleep) Decreased libido Mood swings - depression, irritability Headaches, fatigue Short-term memory lapses, lack of concentration j Dry, thin, wrinkly skin Thinning of scalp hair, some increase in facial hair Bone mineral loss (osteoporosis) Diffuse body aches and pains No wonder this time in a woman’s life is often dreaded! However, the good news is that these symptoms can be avoided and that menopause is not a disease! Quite to the contrary, menopause can be a most gratifying time in a woman’s life and it should be. It should be viewed as a time of positive change, when old responsibilities can be abandoned and new interests can be pursued; a time perhaps for taking more personal time for oneself, rekindling romance, and using the wisdom of one’s past to contribute positively to the future through guidance, example, and teaching. Most of all it is a very personal and individual time for each women, a time to discover one’s unique gifts and allow the self to flourish. Bio: Dr. Tamara Browne - Naturopathic Doctor. has had an active general family Naturopathic practice and is located at 101-1040 Main Street Okanagan Falls BC, V0H 1R4. Ph. 250-497-6681. Dr. Browne has a column called ‘ Naturopathic Corner ‘ and has written for OK In Health since June 2009.This article is of the copyright of OK in Health and the author; any reproduction, duplication and transmission of the article are to have prior written approval by OK in Health or the author. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER This information and research is intended to be reliable, but its accuracy cannot be guaranteed. All material in this article is provided for information only and may not be construed as medical advice or instruction. No action or inaction should be taken based solely on the contents of this newsletter / e-magazine / website. Readers should consult their doctor and other qualified health professionals on any matter relating to their health and well-being.
PHARMACIST AWARENESS WEEK
This is Pharmacist Awareness Week, a week set aside to raise the awareness of the role of the pharmacist in healthcare. Pharmacists believe that knowledge is a great medicine and want you to know you can always use their knowledge to answer your questions about health and medications. We are always available to help you!
BAD DREAMS & MEDICATIONS
Bad dreams can sometimes interrupt a good night’s sleep. Sometimes, these nightmares can be caused by your medication. Vivid dreams can be caused by antidepressant drugs and can be lessened with a change in dose or drug. Check with our pharmacists if you have a concern about sleep and your medications.
YOUR URINE IS FULL OF INFO
Our urine is a good source of information about possible problems in our bodies. Sometimes, too much protein gets excreted in the urine and this may need further evaluation to rule out kidney disease. If the urine is foamy in appearance, it could signify protein content. This is called proteinuria.
MARRIED MEN GET HELP SOONER
Men are notorious for not seeking timely medical advice. Evidently, married men who are experiencing a heart attack arrive at emergency units more quickly than single men even when their spouses weren’t present at the time. They didn’t want to face any recriminations for being slow getting medical help.
Many people aren’t aware they can ask the pharmacist for advice on nonprescription medications. Some people feel the pharmacist is too busy but we want you to know that we are never too busy to answer your questions about medications. It’s an important part of our job and one we enjoy.
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community The Senior’s Centre in Keremeos is a popular gathering place through the week with a schedule full of activities. Last week, a couple of pool tables were in use as Bob Anger (below), Glenn Dunlop, and Al Snowden played on one table while, Alan Fitzgerald (right) and Bill Swan (left) played a few games on the other.
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Alex Atamanenko, MP and his Special Guests invite you to an evening of lively discussion about the barriers and challenges facing farmers and eaters in the worldwide battle to achieve ... Tax planning for post retirement life To save the most during your working years, to build the largest possible retirement nest egg, tax planning in an absolute necessity. And it becomes even more important after you retire when you’ll need to maximize your (perhaps) limited income so you can live your dreams for all your retirement years. Here are some essential strategies for making that happen. Income split Aim at reducing your family’s total tax liability by allocating up to 50 per cent of your eligible pension income (monthly pension payments and, when you reach age 65, RRIF income) to the lower income spouse/partner for tax purposes. Share benefits Sharing CPP/QPP benefits with your spouse/partner can save significantly on taxes. Plan withdrawals RRIF withdrawals are fully taxable; manage your taxable income by withdrawing as little as possible. Take full credit Reduce the amount of tax you pay by taking advantage of all the federal tax credits (some with equivalent provincial credits) that apply to you including the Pension Income Credit, Age Credit, Medical Expense Credit, and Charitable Donations Credit, among others. Allocate assets efficiently Reduce taxes by holding fully-taxable, interest-generating investments inside a tax-sheltered RRSP, RRIF or TFSA and keeping eligible investment assets that generate capital gains or Canadian dividends and are taxed less outside your registered plans. 71 – before and after Be sure to take full advantage of the tax-sheltering benefits of your RRSP by making your maximum contribution up to the end of the year you turn 71. At that age, the government requires that you wrap up your RRSP(s) and convert the proceeds, usually to a RRIF. After you reach 71, consider putting any extra money into investments held within a TFSA where the funds can continue to grow tax-free and/or contributing to a spousal RRSP eligible investments until your spouse/partner turns 71. Consider a guaranteed investment fund This is a segregated fund that contains a guaranteed minimum withdrawal benefit so you can enjoy the potential investment growth of a mutual fund along with a guaranteed regular income which will not decrease. Consider a Monthly Income Portfolio This mu-
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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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Keremeos woman finds something worth sewing for By Steve Arstad firstname.lastname@example.org Erma Turcotte wanted to do something to help someone else, but wasn’t looking for a standard, everyday type of charitable act to do. “With all the heartache in the world, I wanted to help alleviate that somehow,” said the Keremeos woman recently. “I don’t have a lot of money, but I like to sew,” she continued. “I heard about an organization called ‘Little Dresses for Africa,’ and right away I knew this was for me,” she said. Turcotte began sewing the dresses about six months ago and has put together about 400 so far. She hopes to have sewn 1,000 by
the end of the year. Turcotte has the dresses delivered to Vancouver by a friend, where they are taken through a church to Victoria to be distributed by an organization known as Compassionate Canada, who sends them to third world countries, wherever they are needed. “Anyone wishing to sew or to donate new or gently used pillowcases, sheets, or any cotton or cotton blended fabric or notions, please call me at 250-499-7858,” Turcotte asked, advising that such materials may also be dropped off at Subway Restaurant in Keremeos. “I like to know that every dress is giving each little girl who gets one hope and cheer in their difficult lives,” she said.
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Erma Turcotte displays some of the many colourful dresses she has sewn for girls in third world countries. She hopes to have 1,000 made by the end of the year.
Man in Motion 25th anniversary tour returning to Keremeos (cont’d) Answers to Man in Motion ques- way has been made in the use of various which is a minuscule cost of rehabilitation in B.C. and there are 12,000 in B.C and tions types of stem cells other methods are elec- and wages lost. estimated 86,000 in Canada, besides there 1. The date Rick Hansen Man in Mo- trical stimulation. The prevention of swell8. About 500 people are added each are many new diagnosis of diseases that tion passed through Keremeos was May ing and scarring at time of injury to pro- year to the list of severe spinal injuries affect severe mobility. 14, 1987. mote re The reagrowth Photo contributed son was is helpto find ful. a cure 5 . for spiThere nal cord a r e injuries. multi Get the training and support you need to find and keep a job in B.C. R i c k lifeJob search resources • Personal employment planning • Workshops and training • Specialized services wheeled long over 40 m o thoubility sand kicauses lometres besides i n 7 9 2 25th anniversary of the Man in Motion tour will s p i n a l days. cord insee Rick Hansen in Keremeos on May 9. 2. We juries, held a Mulwelcome Rick afternoon in Memorial tiple Sclerosis, Parkinson, Park where we made our fund raising Cerebral Palsy and other presentation. Many groups had raised neurological causes and they money. We also made a presentation are making slow progress in to the farmers team for winning the finding cures. Cawston-Keremeos wheelchair relay. 6. The leading cause of Awareness was important, we also had spinal injuries is automobile children trying to wheel a wheelchair accidents, sporting and recaround Memorial Park reation events and workplace 3. Rick Hansen Man in motion tour injuries. Generally males raised 25 million dollars, Canada raised between 15-39 are mostly the most money, Keremeos raised 6,292 affected. dollars. 7. Injury prevention can be 4. A cure for spinal cord injuries was greatly reduced by constant Rick Hansen’s main objective, some head- awareness and education
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The history of Spring Station (St. Andrews by the Lake) Contributed by Elizabeth Bork In the history of the White Lake near Kaleden, there was considerable traverse through the valley of fur brigades of the Hudsonâ€™s Bay Company between 1820 and 1848, then miners heading for the Caribou goldfields, followed by cattlemen and settlers. But 1890, homesteads dotted the horizon and freighters, with multiple teams and huge wagons, utilized the old trails, hauling between Penticton and Fairview. During the years of that steady action the trail became a road, known today as White Lake Road. Into this hilly, sagebrush covered valley arrived the Prather family in 1892, settling on the Junction Ranch. John Thomas Prather had moved his wife, Miranda Jane, and their family, Laura, James and Louis from Kansas in 1880 by covered wagon over the Oregon Trail to Deep Creek near Spokane where another son, George,
resided. At Deep Creek, twins Earl and Pearl Jean were born. Later the family moved north into Canada, to the mining town of Fairview, then to the Junction Ranch near Kaleden. When the Prathers moved up to White Lake, frieghters including Tom Roadhouse, Alec Gillespie, and Warwick Arnott were hauling everything from mine machinery to cigars through the White Lake basin to Fairview and east to Camp McKinney. Near a spring fed pond in a draw beside the present lodge located on what is now the southern property of St. Andrews Estates, John Prather set up his stopping house. It was a beautiful location, for colourful wild flowers carpeted the hillsides and groves where graceful Alpine firand majestic Ponderosa pin stood in tall stateliness. Wildlife abounded in the valley filled with melodious bird song and bright sunshine. Built of logs, the stopping house had several rooms
where passengers could remain overnight, and a stage barn where teams were kept for exchange. It was called Spring Station, also known as the â€œPrather Place.â€? For a time John Prather hauled freight while his son, James, and the women of the family looked after the station. It was quite a wonderful place for travellers to remain awhile, for there was a small orchard where delicous fruit could be picked at random throughout the season, a large garden from which fresh vegetables were enjoyed at mealtimes and stored in the root cellar against for the winter months , and daily produced dairy products. Much excitement reigned at Spring Station when bells on harness of the teams were heard from quite a distance. The Prather women would know when to have the meal prepared and related duties attended to. One of the jobs was to have the silver polished to a high shine. continued on page 19
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history History of Spring Station / continued from page 18 song. However, change was inevitable for To accomplish this, the girls would gather up the sil- White Lake and the popular station. Around verware, rush outside and kneel and repeatedly push and 1920 Seaman Hatfield of Kaleden started turn the utensils in the sand. Then , washed throughly a passenger and mail run through the area in hot, soapy water, rubbed and dried to a sparkling with his MacLaughin car. When folks could polish, the dining table was set in wait of the arrival travel from Penticton to Fairview in one day, of the wagons. As the talented Prather family played there seemed no need for a stopping house a variey of stringed instruments and piano, there was mid way. As well, there became little use for always music during the evening hours, and sometimes horses as the mines closed and frieighting dancing. Further excitement prevailed when the mail waned. Dave Burns, who had located his arrived, as the stopping house was also the official home in a draw on the east side of White Lake Post Office for awhile, its address being White Lake, Road, hayed the fields and ran cattle on the via Penticton, B.C. land, Family members continued to live in the In 1912, David Burns arrived at Myers Flats, south house until after the passing of their parents. of White Lake, spotted the delightful young lady, Pearl when it was sold in 1932. Jean Prather, and quickly got a romance going between Spring Station changed hands several them. They were married in 1914 in her brother James’ times between 1944 until 1979 when St. house across from the station which served as the church, Andrews by the Lakes Resort was officially the school and a dance hall, for James had built an extra opened. Its illustrious past of fur brigades, large living room in his home. Three children were born freighting, mining, orcharding, and cattle to them by 1925. Spring Station now had lively, young ranching has, over 100 years later, faded into children keeping everyone entertained with music and history .
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Tony’s big adventure Contributed Tony Dawson of Cawston has been participating in an agricultural program in Tanzania since the beginning of February. He has set up a blog to describe his experiences while assisting in the development of the country’s agriculture. In the coming weeks, the Review will publish excerpts of Dawson’s blog as he discovers the country for himself. Upon arrival, Dawson spent a week in Dar es Salaam – he described the morning call to prayer as “haunting and musical against a backdrop of city noise.” Dawson enjoyed the city. He liked the chewed up asphalt in the alley that took him to his not-so-four-star hotel. He liked the the open air cafes around the corner that offered up a variety of exotic fare prepared on open BBQs. He liked the fact that he could speak English and be understood. Dawson noticed that the streets were not cluttered with stray and abandoned dogs.
news And he liked his continental breakfast of half a banana, a slice of watermelon, a cup of coffee and two slices of dry toast with margarine. Most of all, Dawson found that he already has a kinship with the people he is volunteering with who hail from many places including Canada, Uganda and Kenya. Dawson had spent the previous week in an orientation with the CUSO-VSO staff. He found that he continued to be impressed with the integrity of the organization. Transportation in Dar es Salaam had been interesting – and possibly a little crowded. Tony and his co-volunteers lined up to take the bus where they stood out like sore thumbs because they are mostly white. And then the transportation company needed to ensure its survival by having as many farepaying patrons in the bus as possible- Tony was sure that eight more people could not fit in. You guessed it – wrong again! And then of course the dallah dallah. You don’t know what the dallah dallah is? Well it is a small van that someone like Dawson crawls into with head skewed
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Help Wanted An earthmoving company based in Edson Alberta requires a full time Heavy Duty Mechanic for ﬁeld and shop work. We require Cat Dozer/Deere excavator experience. You will work a set schedule for days on and off. Call Lloyd @ 780-723-5051 DIRECT SALES REPRESENTATIVES. Canada’s premiere home automation and Security Company is NOW hiring AprilAugust. No experience necessary. Travel Required. E-mail resume: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit: www.vivint.ca ‘Dynamic Duo’ F/T caretakers in Osoyoos. Qualiﬁcations: ﬂuent in English, physically ﬁt, organized, mtnce. & ofﬁce exp. Reply to email@example.com
Full-time Waitress with cooking experience. Apply at the KCafe in Keremeos. Heavy Duty Mechanic Vernon,BC Required for maintenance and repairs of mechanical,electrical, hydraulic systems, & diesel, 2 & 4 stroke engines. For details or to apply: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org P. Scheck Industrial LTD requires a Certiﬁed Electric Motor Winder and a handy man (must have grade 12) apply with resume 205A Lear Rd. or email: email@example.com SOWINS requires a Relief Women’s Support Worker at Penticton Transition House. Full details at www.sowins.com. Closing date March 7.
Income Opportunity EARN EXTRA Cash! - P/T, F/T Immediate openings. Easy computer work, others positions are available. Can be done from home. No experience needed. www.hwc-bc.com HOME BASED Business. We need serious and motivated people for expanding health & wellness industry. High speed internet and phone essential. Free online training. www.project4wellness.com
Trades, Technical EXPERIENCED Excavator Operators required immediately in Northern BC. Must have extensive experience operating tracked excavators. Competitive wages. For further information please call 250-7715708. Resumes including references and experience should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org attention D. Frocklage Contracting Ltd. LICENSED HD Mechanic & Class 1 Drivers, required for full-time work with construction company in west-central Alberta. Wage based on experience. Fax resume 780-5393536. MONSTER Industries, a rapidly growing construction and maintenance company servicing northwestern B.C., in now accepting resumes for the following positions: Certiﬁed “B” and “A” level welders with fabrication experience, Certiﬁed CWB all-position welders and Certiﬁed Millwrights. Please send resume with attached cover letter to ofﬁce@monsterindustries.ca. Unfortunately we are not accepting applications for laborers at this time.
WELDERS WANTED. Journeyman 2nd and 3rd year apprentices with tank manufacturing experience. Automated Tank Manufacturing Inc. Located in Kitscoty, Alberta. 20 km west of Lloydminster is looking for 15 individuals that want long term employment and a secure paycheque. Journeyman wages $33$37.50/hour. Wages for apprentices based on hours and qualiﬁcations. Beneﬁts, training programs, full insurance package 100% paid by company, proﬁt sharing bonus. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine for an appointment or send resume to: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org 780-846-2231 (Ofﬁce), 780846-2241 (Fax).
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Lidder Farms seeking 10 Farm Workers starting May. 15 to Dec. 15, 2012. For pruning, thinning, weeding, picking, sorting and packing fruit and vegetables. 40 to 60 hours/week, $10.25/hour. Call cell 250-506-0006 or home 250-499-5258 or email email@example.com
HOLIDAY Retirement is seeking pairs of motivated managers for our Independent Senior Living communities. You’ll have the chance to work alongside your partner, receive a competitive salary and excellent beneﬁts. The ideal duo is team-oriented, with sales experience. Please apply on-line at www.holidaytouch.com or send resumes for both to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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OBITUARY HOLT BRIAN: Born February 5, 1930 - Died February 28, 2012:
Brian passed away peacefully on February 28th 2012 in his 83rd year. Brian was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England to parents William and Hilda (nee Southern) Holt. He always wanted to be a teacher and after completing his required studies initiated his university studies at the University of Bristol in England. He continued his education at Aberystwyth University in Wales and ¿nally completing his education at the University of Paris. Brian then taught at a number of grammar schools in northern England before the urge to emigrate to Canada in 1966 became a reality. Arriving in Golden, British Columbia with his ¿rst wife and young family was the initial stage of a teaching and professional career that took him to Stettler, Alberta, Prince George, B.C., and New Denver, B.C. He culminated his teaching career in Keremeos as the Principal of Similkameen Senior Secondary School. Early on in life Brian was involved in sports that included football, cricket, and cross country running. He also took particular interest in the success of Bolton Wanderers Football club. Throughout his life Brian enjoyed travelling to different places whether it was on school trips or with his family. He had an intense interest in languages, classical music, and history. During his later years he enjoyed gardening and developing an extensive movie collection. He is sadly missed by his wife Eva, his sons Michael (April) of Alberta, Peter (Sheila) of Penticton, Andrew of Cawston and his grandchildren. The family would like to convey their deep appreciation to the Doctors and staff at Penticton Regional Hospital for their care of Brian during his recent stay as well as to Dr. Louw and the staff at Orchard Haven for the attention Brian received while in their care. The family would also like to thank Brian’s former students for their kind words. No service by his request. Letters of condolence may be addressed to: Hanson’s Arbor Funeral, Chapels and & Crematorium 527 Ellis Street, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 4M4
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Similkameen Recreation Commission Grants in Aid of Physical Activities and Sports Related Recreation Funding Criteria Grant Objective To provide funds to groups or organizations in areas B, G, and Village of Keremeos, who request financial assistance in order to offer or improve physical activity or sports related recreation programs, special events or projects, which would benefit specific communities or the area as a whole. Application Process 1. Submissions for grant applications are advertised and received on a seasonal basis. Please see application form for dates. Applicants must complete an application form, and may submit any other relevant documents, letters or plans. 2. Completed applications must be clearly marked â€œRecreation Grants Programâ€? And submitted by the closing date to:
Similkameen Recreation Commission Grants Program Box 496 Keremeos BC V0X 1N0 3. Any questions regarding the application or application process may be addressed by phone 250-499-2400 or email email@example.com . Administration of Programs 1. The Recreation Commission will review, evaluate and approve grant applications. 2. All applicants will be notified regarding approval status, and once approved; successful applicants will receive funding within approximately 4 weeks of approval date. 3. The Recreation Commission will ensure that each community is generally and equitably represented throughout the process and that a wide range of grant recipients are represented in the selection process. 4. A follow up process and evaluation procedure will be implemented. This process will require a report regarding the success of the project along with funding revenues and expenditures to be submitted within 90 days of project completion. Formal agreements may also be necessary, depending on the nature of the application and if the Commission deems necessary.
5. Funding will be released at intervals based on progress and presentation of reports and invoices as agreed between the Recreation Commission and the applicant. 6. Late submissions may or may not be considered at the discretion of the Recreation Commission, depending on timing, priorities, and available funding.
Funding Criteria Two levels of funding will be available, grants under $1,000, grants $1,001-$10,000 each with separate criteria. For both grants, applicants must: 1. Be residents of the Village of Keremeos, Area B or Area G 2. Must have evidence of support, including letters of support and evidence of participation numbers. 3. Have identified need in the community. 4. Must be unique in nature-not duplicating services already provided in the community, unless a demand can be demonstrated. 5. Have a detailed budget and time line and show long term benefit to the community. 6. Funds may not be used for honorariums, wages or other professional fees. 7. Groups may apply for funding each term and each year; however, funds are not guaranteed on a regular, on-going basis. Specific Criteria Grants Under $1,000 1. Applicants must be a formed club, group or society that have been in operation for a minimum of one season, and have a bank account in the name of the club, group or society. 2. Applicants must show a need and the benefit of their application. 3. Applicants must show a detailed budget and time frame for the funds applied for. 4. Applicants are encouraged to use the funds for leverage for other grants or funding applications. Priority will be given to applications with in kind funding from sources other than the Similkameen Recreation Commission. Grants $1,001-$10,000 As previous and: 1. Applicants must be a registered society in good standing, who are from the Village of Keremeos, Area B, or Area G. 2. Applicants must show in kind funding for the project, or be using the funds as leverage for other grants in aid.
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GAIL DOWDING Phone: 888-499-6777 firstname.lastname@example.org In business since 1989
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Conventional orchard central Cawston location. Access at front and back of the property, northwest corner bordering on creek. Good building sites. Apples, peaches, apricots & plums.Call for more info on this property. $474,999 mls®
3.286 acres w/8 unit motel, office & 20-unit Mobile Home Park. Motel rented out monthly. Wine warehouse w/security coverage, swimming pool, easy access, hwy frontage & close to shopping & schools. 24hr notice to view. $1,600,000 mls®
CALL GAIL TO LIST YOUR PROPERTY HERE 250-499-6777
Great potential here! Level land, close to schools and shopping. 3 bdrm home is currently rented. Farm is in use with a small orchard and ground crops. Suitable for grape vine. Hwy frontage makes for plenty of potential. $985,000 mls®
Ask Gail about free air miles when you list or sell A newly built Fruit stand on Hwy 3 w/ high volume of traffic & great visual exposure. 10-acre mixed fruit orchard, well maintained. to eat. Duplicate Acreage listing 130319. $949,000 mls®
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#8 - 622 Keremeos Bypass Rd, Keremeos. GENEROUSLY SIZED DOUBLE-WIDE in 55+ park. Vaulted ceilings, oak cabinetry, room for your china cabinet & your computer too. Large open kitchen with breakfast bar. Family room has sliding patio doors out to carport. One dog allowed if 14” or less. $172,000 MLS®#1356660
#3224 Cory Road, Keremeos - SOFT FRUIT ORCHARD 9.9 acres, planted 6 yrs ago. Cherries - 4 varieties; early & late Plums. Mobile home has full length addtion & carport. 18’x32’ machine shop on slab. Good production numbers. Replant of 1.0 acre prune plums; orchard mower & sprayer included. $849,000 MLS® #135584
#4 – 1498 Main Street, Keremeos. FIXED UP! S/W in quiet 55+ park has had some great updates – new kitchen, updated electrical, new front deck & skirting, laminate flooring, new windows. Comes with 5 appliances. Pad rent includes water - $ 294.00 / mo. Wow! $39,900 MLS®#134291
#415 – 9th Avenue, Keremeos. HIDDEN GEM w/non-conforming suite. Under-used daylight basement freshly reno’d w/second laundry hookup & full bath down. Small front & backyard for min. upkeep. Attached single car garage. Walking distance to services. $180,000 MLS®#130097
#749 Daly Avenue, Hedley. PAST PERFECT. Carefully tended character home on triple lot. Several updates including new furnace. Original leaded windows, tin ceiling, fir floors. Great location for home based tourist business across from the Museum. 3 bdrms / 1 ½ baths. $235,000 MLS®#132837
#30 – 1292 Hwy 3A, Keremeos. GORGEOUS HOME! Floor to ceiling/inside and out reno. New kitchen design is light & bright. Spacious master bedroom. 400 s/f addition - foyer/library & office. Stacking W/D in ensuite. Extensive landscaping & outside living areas. $174,900 MLS®#134890
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#3-605 9TH ST., KEREMEOS $215,000
# 7 - 1292 HWY 3A, KEREMEOS $62,500 * beautifully done * great views MLS®
* 3 bed, 2 bath adult complex * wheelchair accessable, garage, easy! MLS® 2593 HWY 3, KEREMEOS $269,000 * almost 1 acre! * character home w/ 3 bedrooms MLS® 2108 MAIN STREET, CAWSTON $550,000 * 5 bed, 4 bath house * commercial shop/garage! MLS®
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709 9TH AVE, KEREMEOS $205,000 * 2 bed + den, 2 bath * double garage! MLS®
2624 UPPER BENCH ROAD, KEREMEOS $309,000 * Almost 2 acres, private, views * Well kept 2 bed + den home with basement MLS® 3470 RIVER ROAD, KEREMEOS $299,000 * 4 acres, Riverfront! * about 500 apple trees planted MLS® 622 6TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $149,000 * 1 bdrm home & garage * 2 30x120 lots multi-family zoned. MLS® 422 10TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $199,900 * full basement w/ kitchen * private back yard! MLS®
310 HWY 3, KEREMEOS $1,900,000 * 30 unit Reputable Motel * 2 bedroom Manager’s suite MLS®
“LOTS & ACREAGES” 723 & 725 7TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $75,000 60x120 zoned commercial/multi family. MLS®
524 3RD AVENUE, KEREMEOS $255,000 * Family home w/ full basement * detached garage/workshop MLS® 803 10TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $184,900 * Wow, new pricing, large lot * ask for details today! MLS® 2616 HWY 3, KEREMEOS $175,000 * 3 bedrooms, fenced yard * greenhouse and detached garage! MLS® 357 COULTHARD RD, CAWSTON
$399,000 * almost 5 acres, large house * fruit trees, open field, & seasonal creek in the back! MLS®
625 VETERANS AVENUE, KEREMEOS $875,000 * 3/4 acres downtown * large warehouse/storage MLS®
178 ASHNOLA ROAD, KEREMEOS $430,000 * 5.3 acres, 60x120 cover-all arena * 2 bed, 2 bath home. MLS®
3491 HWY 3, KEREMEOS $289,000 * Over an acre Riverfront! * Set up with 10 RV pads. MLS® 1344 HWY 3A, KEREMEOS $470,000 * custom Quadlock concrete poured house * full basement, views, wow! MLS® 2625 13TH ST., OLALLA $1,150,000 * 121 acres w/ 2 homes * good water, currently has sheep MLS® 1872 BARCELO RD, CAWSTON $1,225,000 * 10 ac. best benchland * Organic orchard, great house! MLS®
727 & 729 7TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $75,000 60x120 zoned commercial/multi family. MLS® 312 9TH AVE., KEREMEOS $84,000 52x120 Residential building lot, downtown. MLS® 305 2ND AVENUE, KEREMEOS $98,000 NO HST 59X119 no time limit to build! MLS® LOT 5 COULTHARD RD., CAWSTON $197,000 4 acre bare lot! MLS® ASHNOLA ROAD, KEREMEOS $275,000 156 acres along the Ashnola River! MLS®
March 08, 2012 edition of the Keremeos Review