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Crown Counsel has approved the charge of assault against Const. Andy Yung of the Williams Lake RCMP. The charge follows a recommendation by the Abbotsford Police Department, which investigated assault allegations stemming from an incident where a 17-yearold girl sustained injuries while in custody of the Williams Lake RCMP on Sept. 10, 2011. Yung will appear in court in Williams Lake at a date yet to be determined. Gaeil Farrar photo

The Cariboo Friendship Centre’s Choices for Youth group SWAG, Strength Within All Generations, is creating two new murals on the Friendship Centre walls. This one is being painted in the Hearth Restaurant by Tasheena David (left), Juanita Keener, Felicity Tuck, Lane William and Fallon William who will also be among local youth attending a national youth conference in Nanaimo on March 19.

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Decade-old human remains identified Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the human remains found in the Esler area near Williams Lake in August. The remains belong to Dennis Russell Meleta, said the BC Coroners Service today (Friday). Meleta was about 36 years old at the time of his death, which is believed to be about 10 years prior to discovery. On Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 a mountain biker found the human remains about two kilometres north of the Esler area, while exploring the possibility of building trails. “That’s often how people are found. This is one of those cases where someone went off the beaten track and discovered a body,” says coroner Stephen Fonseca of the BC Coroners Service. Following an RCMP examination of the scene, police said the “severely decomposed human remains” were found in a heavily wooded area, and that it was possible the deceased may have been at the location for a number of years.

The investigation was then taken on by the BC Coroners Service to investigate the identity of the remains. The B.C. Coroners Service says confirming the man’s identity follows an exhaustive post-mortem investigation and with assistance from the Williams Lake RCMP Detachment, Vancouver Police Department Forensic Identification Section, the B.C. Police Missing Persons Centre and the Ontario Provincial Police Missing Persons/ Unidentified Bodies Unit. Identification was determined through advanced fingerprint techniques. Thorough scene investigation and a post-mortem examination ruled out foul play in Meleta’s death. “He’d been in British Columbia for quite a few years, but we lose track of him coming into around the year 2000, so we’re not sure how long he was in Williams Lake for. That’s what we’re trying to understand,” says Fonseca. Meleta’s family has been notified of the confirmed identification, but to further a humanitarian

effort, investigators wish to learn more about Meleta’s activities preceding his death and how people may have known him. “Hopefully that will allow us to get a better interval on how long he’s likely been deceased for. We have some initial ideas, but hopefully someone will come forward

and provide some verifiable evidence that they were with him on a particular day or even in a particular year,” Fonseca points out, adding it would be good to learn why Meleta was in Williams Lake. See CASE Page A2

Inquest into man’s death An inquest into the death of Williams Lake resident Blaine Conrad Sargent will be held, says the BC Coroners Service. Sargent, 19, died at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia on Sept. 21, 2011. He had been taken to the hospital after going into medical distress at the Prince George Regional Correctional Centre a short time after returning from a court appearance in Williams Lake. “Presiding coroner Donita Kuzma and a jury will hear evidence from subpoenaed witnesses to determine the facts surrounding this death. While the jury may not, by law, make any findings of legal respon-

sibility, it will have the opportunity to make recommendations aimed at preventing deaths under similar circumstances in the future,” says the BC Coroners Service. While the date and place of the inquest has yet to be determined, the coroners office points out that an inquest is a formal process that allows for public presentation of evidence relating to a death. In September, regional coroner Shane DeMeyer said that the death was being treated as an “in custody death,” meaning there were protocols that must be followed, which included an autopsy performed in Kamloops, as well as toxicology testing.


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EHHDBG@ :M Tribune an awards finalist RHN The Williams Lake RCMP are asking anyone who may have witnessed an assault of a female by

a male on March 4, 2012 between 5 and 6 p.m. in the parkade next to the Elks Hall on First Avenue

South to contact police. Information on the assault can be forwarded to the Williams Lake

detachment at 250-3926211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, says Sgt. Richard Lebeuf.

The Williams Lake Tribune is pleased to announce that it is an awards finalist in the 2012 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards. The Tribune is se-

lected as one of three finalists in its circulation category for Best Editorial Page. It is also also a Blue Ribbon award recipient — a Blue Ribbon award

is given in the general excellence division to papers in the national competition that judges determine to deserve recognition for excellence. The winners will be

announced Thursday, April 26, at the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards Gala during Newspapers Canada’s Ink and Beyond conference in Toronto, ON.

“We know a fair amount about him, but there’s this gap between around 2000 and when he was found in 2011.”

Anyone who had previous interaction with Meleta is asked to contact the BC Coroners Service at 604660-5077.

Case complex Continued From Page A1 Had he met someone from Williams Lake whom he was visiting,

or had moved there to work, are some of the questions being asked. It was a complex case, admits Fonseca.

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Public to have input on pool Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer The consultant hired to do a pool feasibility study in Williams Lake was in the city last week meeting with various stake holders and going through the facility with a fine tooth comb, says Cariboo Regional District board member Joan Sorley. “At the end of the day we had a meeting which summarized the two days and reached a consensus. There wasn’t a single person who did not think we needed a pool, so no pool is not a solution.” The next step will see the consultants, Professional Environmental Recreation Consultants Ltd., go away to create at least three options for the public to consider. Input from the public will be random, says Sorley, adding kiosks are being considered for venues such as grocery stores, high schools, the seniors’ centre, at the park during festivals, or at businesses when there are special events taking place. “It’s hoped we can find out what the will is in the community,” Sorley says, adding the two days spent with the consultants involved some good meetings

and lots of good ideas. The process is beginning, Sorley says. New members recently appointed to the task force are Jerome Beauchamp, Stefan Hoelzer and Geoff Goodall. They join the existing members Ron Bisaro, David Reedman, Ryan Lucas, Gerald Doering, Talia Baptiste, Doug Neufeld, Margaret Waring, Geoff Paynton, Darron Campbell, Deb Radolla and Bonnie Roller. Sorley and city councillor Laurie Walters are the committee’s appointed co-chairs. While it needs final approval by city council, it has been approved by the CRD that the task force include two youth representatives. “There was already one person, Talia Baptiste, who is a youth council member, and the youth council asked that there be another one and we all agreed that was a good idea,” Sorley says, adding especially for something like the pool, youth representation is really important. The task force, says the city, exists to act as an advisor to the consultant during the Pool Feasibility Study and will be disbanded as soon as that report is finalized.

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Cariboo GM management and staff accept the Business of the Year award Saturday at the Williams Lake & District Chamber of Commerce’s 17th Annual Business Excellence Awards. Pictured (from left) are GM sales manager Lorne Doerkson, Community Futures of the Cariboo Chilcotin general manager Karen Eden, and GM’s Pearl Weinert, Alan Weinert and Leo Nieuwland.

Businesses receive excellence awards Cariboo GM emerged as the winner of the Business of the Year at the Williams Lake & District Chamber of Commerce 17th Annual Business Excellence Awards held March 10 at the Elks Hall.

“This inspiring award has been given out only a handful of times to a local business,” says the chamber’s executive director Claudia Blair. Other winners included Tickled Pink

Beauty Bar for the Greatest Improvement Award; Alley Katz Bistro for the Food Services Award; Kirsten Braumandl for Newsmaker of the Year; Williams Lake Men’s Rugby Club for

the Hospitality Tourism Award; Save-On Foods for Community Booster; Gibraltar Mine for the Manufacturer Award; Kornak & Hamm Pharmacy for Customer Service; and Karen Roberts for the

Hugo Stahl Memorial Award. In total, 91 nominations were received by the chamber for consideration. Blair was also recognized for her over 25 years of service.

Few attend city’s fourth budget meeting Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer The city’s fourth public budget meeting ended in frustration for some Wednesday evening, with less than half the agenda completed and no decisions finalized. Four members of the public attended the meeting; however, by the end of the evening only two had remained until the meeting was adjourned. Some of the councillors expressed concern that council was going through the budget “line by line,” while others insisted it was the only way to deal with the budget. “I have a hard time picking apart everything. I appreciate going through line by line, but I think we have to go on a certain amount of faith that it’s required. Everything we’re asking about, we keep getting the same answer that we need it

and that’s why it’s on the list,” said Coun. Geoff Bourdon minutes into the discussion, adding he thinks council’s role is to give overall direction on the budget. Mayor Kerry Cook replied that council had given overall direction previously, but that other council members wanted the opportunity to go through the budget item by item and ask questions. Coun. Sue Zacharias echoed Bourdon, saying council had all the requests in front of it back at the end of January. “We read them back then, that 120-page document. We had an opportunity and we asked a lot questions and I remember asking those same questions. I don’t think we can get through this and go through every single thing asking the same questions over and over,” Zacharais said.

Cook disagreed, saying council had not had a chance to go through the capital budgets. “We had the information, but we haven’t had the opportunity to have the discussion,” Cook said, adding at every meeting council has been asking when members would go through it and circle items for approval. It’s a transition year where council is trying to make the budget process more public and to address policy concerns around the budget process, Cook added. During the public comments portion of the meeting, Tolko Cariboo Regional Woodlands manager Tom Hoffman offered some feedback. “I sense the frustration, but I see a lack of leadership,” Hoffman said, adding he liked when councillors asked questions of staff about

certain items. By way of example, when he heard Coun. Laurie Walters ask if the city needed to purchase a skag mower or if it could rent one, or when Zacharias asked the same about a stump grinder, he heard staff reply they are used at certain times of the year. “If, for example, you said no we want to start a small business this year and employ some First Nations in our region, and then ask them if they are interested in purchasing a skag mower or a stump grinder, or talk to Tolko or West Fraser or any of the engineering firms and ask if we could use your plotters. And you know what? We’re there,” Hoffman told council, adding those examples would do a lot for the city to be more business friendly. Rather than going line by line, Hoffman sug-

gested council’s role is to state its objectives for the budget around increases and decreases and task staff to look at doing things differently. Pointing to examples in Quesnel and Prince George, Hoffman said Williams Lake has been out-manouervered: Quesnel, through its support behind a proposed First Nations Power Project, and in Prince George, where an idle sawmill is becoming a training centre. Elke Reiner questioned the validity of paying $20,000 for a dog park, and suggested that dog license fees need to be increased. She estimated fewer than 250 dog licenses are being purchased annually and said she doesn’t think that’s a high enough proportion of the population to warrant the city spending $20,000 on the park.

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New World Coffee and Tea House’s (from left) Tamara Charleyboy, owner Sue Lachance and Deborah Browning donated coffee and tea sales Saturday to help pay for the Rick Hansen monument to be unveiled at the Tourism Discovery Centre on March 26. Lachance said the local business raised $308.

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Not all vehicle theft incidents reported to ICBC, RCMP say Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer The latest vehicle theft stats from ICBC indicate that vehicle thefts and break-ins continue to decline provincially, but also show that they only reflect part of the picture when it comes to Williams Lake. In a press release issued Thursday, ICBC stated that in Williams Lake, there were 33 per cent fewer vehicle theft incidents and 37 per cent fewer break-ins in 2011 compared to 2010. An ICBC chart shows 20 theft-from-vehicle incidents in 2011, a decrease from 30 theft-

from-vehicle incidents in 2010. Sgt. Richard Lebeuf of the Williams Lake RCMP says the RCMP’s stats are quite different. For example, they show 76 theft-from-vehicle incidents in 2010 and 109 theft-from-vehicle incidents in 2011, indicating an increase. “I think we get a lot more reported than what gets reported to ICBC,” Lebeuf says, adding not everybody goes through insurance. There has been a reduction of theft-of-vehicles though and that has been a result of pro-active enforcement, Lebeuf says.

Lebeuf says there’s been a 55 per cent decrease in the amount of theft-of-vehicles between 2010 and 2011, an 80 per cent reduction of theft of trucks over $5,000, and an 83 per cent reduction of trucks under $5,000. The bait program was introduced in Williams Lake in 2003, and vehicle crime rates spiked in 2007 and 2008, so Lebeuf doesn’t think the bait program has been much of a contributing factor to reducing vehicle crime. Instead, he suggests its pro-active, rather than reactive, enforcement that’s making the difference. “We had a slight de-

Williams Lake & District Credit Union Community Investment Fund Williams Lake and District Credit Union is now accepting applications from local organizations and community groups for projects and initiatives geared to helping local communities achieve greater economic success and improve quality of life. Grants are available for projects focussing on youth, entrepreneurs, immigrants, low-income working families and aboriginal peoples. Information on the application process and requirements is available on our website at: www.wldcu.com/Personal/InOurCommunity/CommunityInvestmentFund

or at any Credit Union branch. Preference will be given to organizations that are members of Williams Lake and District Credit Union. Application Deadline is March 31, 2012

crease between 2010 and 2011 for calls for service so that gives the bootson-the-ground types of members more time to go out and do these types of enforcements and patrols.” Equally important are routine curfew checks on known offenders who commit vehicle crimes and the successful arrest and prosecution of

known offenders, Lebeuf adds. Citizens on Patrol are also out surveilling areas in the city that are known to have higher rates of vehicle thefts and breakins. “There’s more community awareness too, which means we’re receiving more reports of suspicious activities,” Lebeuf says.

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SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 27 (CARIBOO-CHILCOTIN) PRE-REGISTRATION - KINDERGARTEN

FOR SEPTEMBER 2012 School District No. 27 will be registering Kindergarten students for 2012-13 with a deadline of March 15, 2012 Children beginning Kindergarten must be five years of age by December 31, 2012. Children presently enrolled in Kindergarten do not need to re-register for Grade One. A birth certificate (or other proof of age) and presentation of the BC “Care Card” is required at registration. Students will normally register at the school in their attendance area. Parents not sure of their attendance area are requested to contact the nearest elementary school for information. Registration for French Immersion Kindergarten at Glendale Elementary School will also be held at this time. For your assistance, Williams Lake area schools and their phone numbers are listed below: Cataline Elementary School 250-392-7154 Chilcotin Road Elementary School 250-392-5455 Glendale Elementary School 250-398-7108 (Year Round Calendar & French Immersion) Kwaleen Elementary School 250-392-4332 (Traditional School) Marie Sharpe Elementary School 250-392-4104 Mountview Elementary School 250-392-7344 Nesika Elementary School 250-398-7192 150 Mile Elementary School 250-296-3356 Wildwood Elementary School 250-989-4701 If you wish your child to attend a school other than the one in your attendance area, please contact an elementary school or the School District Office at 250-398-3800 for the School of Choice process and application. School of Choice applications are also required if you wish your child to attend Glendale Elementary (because of the year round calendar and the French Immersion Program) and Kwaleen Elementary School (because of the traditional format).


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f the Christy Clark government is so broke, why did it change its mind on the deal with Telus, which would have seen the corporation pay some $1.75 million a year for 20 years to rename BC Place “Telus Park�? This governm e n t French seems Connection bent on privaDiana French tizing everything from health care to hydro (and schools?) so why balk at renaming a facility that is mostly for the benefit of professionals? In my opinion such facilities should be built and operated by the corporations that use them so tax dollars could go to provide services to people. I’ve lost track of just how much BC Place ended up costing us. The last I heard it was more than $560 million and that’s just for the capital, not operating costs. As a taxpayer who doesn’t get much use of BC Place, I wouldn’t mind it being called Telus Park if the revenue received went to health care and education. *** Mary Mackie, a B.C. writer and most recently a well-known blogger, died last week. Known as B.C. Mary on the Internet, her coverage of the BC Legislature raid, the subsequent Basi /Virk trial and other matters relating to the sale of B.C. Rail were “must� reading for all those concerned about those events. At one time Mary lived in Prince George with her former husband who established the Allan Mackie School of Log Building. Mary coauthored a number of books on the subject of log-home building with Allan including Building With Logs, which inspired many to go into log construction. *** Has spring sprung? We shouldn’t be fooled by a few sunny days and water running everywhere but one day last week a wasp flew in our door. It wasn’t too lively, but was it a sign the warmer weather will stay, or was it simply a confused insect? Diana French is a freelance columnist for the Tribune. She is a former Tribune editor, retired teacher, historian, and book author.

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A pox on both their houses The battle between the B.C. Liberal Government and the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation has kicked up a notch. The rhetoric has escalated on both sides. Numbers are being manipulated to provide a presentable front for both sides, as they seek the favour of the general public. Highly paid spin doctors are busy spinning their webs of deceit by twisting truths and glossing over harmful facts. It’s the same old, same old. It is the same two big bullies duking it out in the public arena because both are power-hungry egomaniacs who only care for victory at whatever cost. So who is left to suffer in all of this mayhem? It is the students who are being kicked to the sidelines in the big boy’s game, called “contract negotiations.� This nonsense also negatively impacts the emotions of their parents, and in some cases, the teachers and provincial politicians. The real victims, however, are our students who will be our future leaders. What are they learning from the display of ignorance and intolerance?

While the BCTF may be the unionized head of the public teaching profession, we believe its outrageous demands for salary increases and other benefits on behalf of our friendly, neighbourhood teachers are totally out of control and not part of the real world. We believe our local teachers want, and deserve, some more money, but not the world. As for the B.C. Liberals, they’re going to the table offering no money, and at the same time, wanting to strip away teachers’ seniority and other classroom governance. This government appears to be willing to do everything and anything it can to gain public approval before the next year’s provincial election. Are we surprised this is coming from a government that wants to dig itself out of the huge financial hole it dug by forcing the 2010 Winter Olympics and the Harmonized Sales Tax down our throats? The problem is there is no real alternative for the electorate to choose as a replacement. — Ken Alexander

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n March 8 municipalities everywhere celebrated the 10th anniversary of the provincial Bait Car program. And let me tell you — there was a whole lot to celebrate. T h e program MLA w a s launched Musings in 2002 Donna Barnett and has been remarkably effective in reducing auto crime across the province. Province wide, auto theft has gone down 20 per cent between 2010 and 2011 and is down 71 per cent since 2003. Theft from vehicles went down 13 per cent between 2010 and 2011 and is down 64 per cent since 2003. Here are the incredible Williams Lake statistics: • Between 2010 and 2011, auto theft decreased by 33 per cent • Since 2003, auto theft has gone down by a whopping 67 per cent • Between 2010 and 2011, theft from vehicles decreased by 37 per cent • Since 2003, theft from vehicles has gone down by 64 per cent The bait fleet includes cars, snowmobiles, boats, and trailers, and yesterday Minister of Justice Shirley Bond announced that commercial vehicles will be added to the list this year. Law enforcement across the province has also been successful in apprehending 77 out of B.C.’s 80 most notorious crime thieves. But don’t let your guard down. It’s still incredibly important to be smart about locking up as it’s an integral part of this sweeping success story. Here are some helpful tips.   Top seven ways to protect your vehicle from theft: 1. If you have an older vehicle not equipped with an immobilizer, use an anti-theft device. 2. Park in secure, well-lit areas. 3. Remove your valuables. 4.  Always lock doors and close windows, even if you are just away from your vehicle for a few minutes. 5. Keep your garage door opener out of sight. 6. If parking on the street outside your residence, take your garage door opener with you. 7. Wait for the garage door gate to close behind you. Donna Barnett is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin.


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More Viewpoints Does B.C. have an education plan for principals? Editor: The government and media again and again state that the teacher’s strike is all about wages. Well, personally I think there are a few more important things going on here as well. One of them is the increased power the province wants to place in principals’ hands. In effect, the province wants

principals to have more control over hiring practices, such as being able to hire the short-listed candidate they feel is most “suitable,� with, if they so wish, no consideration of seniority. In addition, the province would like principals to review teacher performance and be able to tell teachers what they must do to get “better.� One should, however, question

A parking lot full of raspberries to the 20plus people who walked past my friend who had fallen on the brick path in front of the police station on Wednesday, Feb. 15 around noon. She had just delivered some crafting supplies to her friend who works in the RCMP office and was walking back to her car when she tripped and fell. At least 20 people went past her, six of them looking directly at her, and not one asked her is she was OK or if they could help. One person walked past her, giving her a look of disgust (her words) and proceeded on with his business. She sat on the cold ground for more than 20 minutes until her husband got there to help her. When he saw that she was badly hurt he called 911 and requested an ambulance. It was the 911 dispatcher who notified the

what qualifies the principals to do this. Who reviews the principals? In some cases, principals have little experience in the position of fulltime-teacher. Even if they do have extensive teaching experience, I argue that it is unlikely that a former intermediate specialist (grades 4-7), for example, will know much about what should happen in a Grade 2 class.

RCMP that there was someone hurt outside their office. Come on, People! I always tell folks how friendly the citizens of Williams Lake are and I still feel that is true. Perhaps we just need to be reminded to be aware of others around us. If you see someone struggling or who has fallen, ask if you can help. If you aren’t comfortable with that, make a call to 911 or go into a business and let them know someone is hurt so they can notify the ambulance. Please, don’t judge others by the colour of their skin, their shape or size, their race, their gender, or by whatever they are wearing. One day it could be you on the ground in need of help from others. To my friend, I am so sorry you had to go through this awful experience. I hope your broken bones and your tendons and ligaments

Thus, we are left with the question: are principals capable of reviewing teacher performance at multiple grade levels, for example K-7 in elementary or 8-12 in high school? And are they capable of making appropriate hiring decisions? I suggest some are not, and that the provincial government is asking too much of them, while at the same time giving them too

A big bouquet of roses to the angel, Rick, from Gibraltar Mine. After our first Cariboo Cowgirl practice of the year, I was heading up a snow-covered Fox Mountain Road, returning new members’ horses when my four-wheel gave out. The truck was spinning and slipping and I finally gave up. Less than one minute after praying, “Lord, help me’ a fellow pulled along side and asked if I would like a tow up the hill. Thank you so much, Rick and family, for helping us out. We owe your kids a ride! From the Cariboo Cowgirls, Jen Wintjes and Wendy and Brittney Palesch

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much influence over school operations. Ultimately, I believe the provincial government needs to not only focus on teaching and teachers, but also on how they can ensure that principals have the knowledge and skills they require to succeed.

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news Private land may be removed from woodlot licences Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer The fact that woodlot owners now have the option to remove private land from a woodlot is significant says BC Woodlot Association general manager Brian McNaughton. Responding to the announcement made March 10 by Steve Thomson, minister of forests, lands and natural resource operations, McNaughton, also a woodlot owner in the Cariboo, says he’s happy because the change addresses the federation’s main concern. “We have an aging demographic of woodlot licensee owners that need to plan their estates and plan for the inevitable,� says Mc-

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Naughton, adding the ability to keep private land in or move it out allows them to better estate plan for their families. A woodlot license in British Columbia is a parcel of Crown forest land which may be joined with a parcel of private forest land. “This allows for the licence holder to remove some or all of their private land while still maintaining the remainder or whatever private land is left in the licence and continue to manage it,� he explains. On average, the private land comprises about 20 per cent of the woodlots in the province, McNaughton notes. From a forestry side, the fact woodlot owners don’t have to change licences, the Crown land

stays in the woodlot licence, and continues to be managed sustainably is a really good thing, he says. The BC Woodlot Association began advocating for the policy change about three years ago. There are 52 woodlot owners in the Williams Lake, Horsefly, Likely areas, 63 in the Quesnel area, and another 33 in the 100 Mile House region. Locally most of the licences will have been longer-term licences, says McNoughton. He says that is significant because under the new policy, that private land must be part of a woodlot license for at least 10 years. “There’ll be a few that have been transferred. It may have been

somebody that had it for 15 years and they transferred in the last four or five years, so that person wouldn’t be eligible. “There’s been a few new awards up in Quesnel that also wouldn’t be eligible. “So there are a few circumstances, but generally speaking most of those numbers have held their licences for more than 10 years.� Provincially the numbers are 866 woodlots covering about 592,000 hectares, managed by individuals, families, small groups or First Nations, says the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resources. All private land removals will be at the discretion of the minister of forests, lands and natural resource operations following pub-

lic consultation. In addition to the 10-year minimum licence requirement, owners will have to provide notifications and advertise their intent. Their licence must be in good standing, access to Crown land via existing roads on the private land has been adequately addressed, and any private land that is removed will not be eligible for new woodlot licence opportunities. “Woodlot holders are not major licensees. They are small-scale operators, who have asked for the flexibility to be able to manage some of their private land independently of the Crown land portions, which with this amendment the government is pleased to provide,� Thomson said in a press release.

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Williams Lake Shogun Martial Arts Academy student Tanna Lauriente (right) throws a kick at her opponent, Emma Cuell of Smithers, Saturday during the World Karate and Kickboxing Council (WKC) Provincial Championships at Columneetza secondary. The competition was hosted by the Williams Lake Shogun Martial Arts Academy. Martial artists from around the province competed in kata, point fighting and continuous fighting throughout the day looking to earn berths to nationals. For story see a future Tribune.

SPORTS NOTEBOOK Friday, March 16 to Sunday, March 18 Central B.C. Aboriginal Youth Hockey Tournament Hundreds of youth hockey players from around the province will converge this weekend at the Cariboo Memorial Complex for the Fifth Annual Central B.C. Aboriginal Youth Hockey Tournament. Visiting teams from Good Fish Lake, Alta., Fort St. John, Prince George and Chase will join multiple local teams in multiple age divisions at the tournament. The tournament’s opening ceremony goes on Saturday at 1 p.m.

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Wrestlers gain valuable experience Sonia Conrod Special to The Tribune The Williams Lake Wrestling Club sent four athletes to the B.C. School Sport Provincial Championships in Penticton from Feb. 24-25. There were more than 700 athletes from across the province competing. Those who placed in the top three were guaranteed a spot to compete at nationals this coming April in New Brunswick. As B.C. is known for producing some of the best wrestlers in Canada, this was an incredible opportunity for our younger athletes to participate at and wrestle the best of the best in the province. We are the highest ranked province at nationals; therefore, our provincial competitions are among the toughest tournaments in the country. For the boys, Grade 8 student Braden Conrod represented the black and blue in the 54-kilogram weight class. Despite not making the top six, he fought hard and learned a lot from the experience. Teammate Kerry Normand, Grade 11, battled his way to a 12th-place finish in the 90-ki-

logram weight class, doing extremely well. The competition was intense in both categories. For the girls, Grade 10 wrestler Kara Pare did exceptionally well, earning her way into the top 10, taking ninth place overall in the 54-kilogram weight class. Makaela Haller, also in Grade 10, made her provincial debut and fought hard, also. She did not place in the top 12 but came home with great memories. We also brought Conlan Sprickerhoff, fellow student and veteran of the provincials, with us to help coach. Due to unforeseen circumstances he was not able to compete, but still wanted to be there for the team. Above all, everyone had a ton of fun, and is looking forward to next season. The process to get to a national tournament is a difficult one. Each year we train for zones, provincials and nationals and building up to these tournaments are various other events throughout the season. Most high school tournaments are sorted by age and grade, and gender and weight. Grade 7-8 is schoolboy/schoolgirl, grades 9-10 are cadets and grades 11-12 are juvenile. When wrestling the

Saturday, March 17 bring the entire family up to Mt. Timothy for a fun day at the slopes. The hill is hosting its annual radar race, where participants can test their top speed on the hill. The race is open to anyone wishing to enter. Staff at the hill also invite everyone to dress in green to help celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. For more visit www. skitimothy.com.

Wednesday, March 28 Williams Lake Ladies Soccer Association AGM The Williams Lake Ladies Soccer Association is hosting its annual general meeting in the commons area at Williams Lake Secondary School on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to all members; however, teams are required to have a quorum of three players on hand to vote on issues raised. Photo submitted

Grade 8 wrestler Braden Conrod (right) holds a collar and elbow tie up late February in Penticton at the provincial high school wrestling championships.

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athlete always wrestles an opponent of similar weight. The year a student enters Grade 8 he or she is allowed five years of competition at the provincial and national levels. To get there athletes must finish top four for boys or top three for girls. There, all wrestlers from grades 8-12

WLMHA will be hosting a Esso Female Fun Day on Wednesday, March 28 from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. at the Cariboo Memorial Complex. Esso Fun Day is a fun, introduction to female hockey for the first time player, coach or administrator. Registration by phoning 250-392-2211 or emailing wlmha@telus.net.

compete together in the designated weight classes, making qualifying as a young athlete an amazing feat. For those with dreams of making the Canadian National Wrestling Team, the opportunity gives them a glimpse of what they need to do in order to make it there.

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Poker run a great family event Ted Hlokoff Special to The Tribune The Annual Nimpo Lake Poker Run went March 10 at 10 a.m. in front of the Public Boat Launch (beside the Ice Road), featuring loads of participants.  Richard and Leah Simon organized another great Sledding  Poker Run this year.  The initial count was 24 sleds at the start.  Waiting at Hooch and Charlotte Main were five entrants from Anahim Lake.  We drew cards for our poker hands  at that location and headed down the trail to the Charlotte Alplands.  Several volunteers ride throughout the group to help get people unstuck and handle any problems that may come up. I normally ride at the rear and try to keep track of stragglers. We check that no one gets left behind.   The group started off with Myles Pare being towed on his snowboard, but an ice divot caused a wipeout and blown bindings within the first few miles, forcing him to become a passenger. We made a few stops

and picked more poker cards as we rode the trails. Several riders got stuck, as that is part of the fun of snowmobiling. We had fresh powder for this ride.   Climbing into the mountains the sun came out.  It was the perfect setting for the hot dogs, smokies and Pringles donated for snacks around the bonfire.  Our “prep group” (Logan, Bill, Kevin and I) had stacked the firewood in a protected area of the trees where the view of the mountain slope was spectacular. As always the view is best when there are expert riders (Darwin, Mark, Dustin and a few others) stunting, climbing and jumping in it. The kids had a blast sliding  down the mountain slope towards the bonfire as well. After a couple hours of fun, it was time to head back. The ride was nearly 40 kilometres each way.  Richard used a different trail coming down, and everyone enjoyed the ride back. Bonnie Berwin felt a little adventurous and following old tracks (under the powder) she was surprised when the snow

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Help still needed for fire victims The City of Williams Lake would like to encourage residents to continue to assist those who were displaced during the Williams Inn fire on Feb. 24 These families are in desperate need to replace key household items, including: new/gently used beds, kitchen tables, kitchen chairs, sofas, kitchen household items such as microwaves/toasters/ silverware/cups/plates/new dish towels and cloths, new bathroom essentials such as towels/washcloths, new bedding, etc. Although some of these items were donated to these clients during the recent Cariboo Chilcotin Search and Rescue appeal to the community, assisting agencies still require these items for a number of people. If you have any of the above named items that you are able to share, please bring them to the local Salvation Army Thrift store at 267 Borland Street in Williams Lake and indicate they are intended for the Fire Evacuees. The Salvation Army will give first access to each of these items to the 40 people impacted by the Fire. Any surplus items not taken by those impacted by the fire will be made available to regular Thrift Store clients.

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Spring is coming through the door at the Yellow Umbrella!

Stamps start Coy Cup push today The Williams Lake Stampeders are slated for a rematch against the defending-champion Kitimat Ice Demons in round one of the Coy Cup senior men’s ‘AA’ provincial hockey championship today in Kitimat. The lakecity squad hits the ice at 8 p.m. for the clash, and will be seeking revenge after falling 8-5 in the 2011 Coy Cup final to the Ice Demons — this year’s tournament host.

The Coy Cup tournament runs from today until Saturday, March 17, and features a fourteam round robin, prior to playoff games and finals. The Williams Lake Stampeders, the Quesnel Kangaroos, the CIHL champion Smithers Steelheads and the host Kitimat Ice Demons will each play each other once prior to the playoff games on Friday. The team with the best record will

receive a bye to Saturday’s final. Tuesday, the Kangaroos and the Steelheads kick off the tournament at 5 p.m. Wednesday, games go at 5 and 8 p.m. Thursday, teams play

their final round robin games at 5 and 8 p.m. to determine Saturday’s clash for the Coy Cup. The final goes at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Tamitik Arena in Kitmat. Advance tickets are available at the arena, or at Constant Cravings Coffee Shop, Dee’s Flower Shop and at All Season’s Sports in Terrace. The arena has seating for 2,000 fans and standing room for 400

more. Tournament passes are available for all eight games and cost $30 for youth and seniors, and $55 for adults. Round robin day passes are $8 for youths and seniors and $15 for adults. There will be a licenced beer garden on site for all 8 p.m. games. Check www.wltribune.com for tournament updates as they become available.

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FUNDING FOR STUDENTS, NOT FOR WAGE HIKES. The BCTF is demanding a 15 per cent wage hike and other benefits that would cost $2 billion and raise taxes for BC families. Virtually all other public sector unions have settled for no wage increases. It’s unacceptable that schools are disrupted and that students and their families are inconvenienced over an unreasonable salary demand in difficult economic times. The union is making claims and demands that simply don’t add up.

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The union wants more paid time outside the classroom – sick leave for teachers on call, expanded bereavement and discretionary leave.

The government wants more time for teacher training and to ensure that Pro-D days really are for professional development.

The union says all teaching positions should be selected on the basis of seniority.

The government supports seniority but qualifications must also count so that math teachers teach math, and science teachers teach science.

The union says that teachers who perform poorly in evaluations will be dismissed – ‘one strike and you’re out’.

The government wants to support teacher improvement through a standardized evaluation process.

The union says that government refuses to negotiate.

There has been over a year of negotiations and 78 full bargaining sessions.

The union says that class size limits have been eliminated.

Class size limits will remain in place on all grades across BC.

The union says that BC has 700 fewer special needs teachers.

2100 new teaching assistants have been hired since 2001. And, with a new $165 million Learning Improvement Fund, we will hire more.

It’s time to focus on what matters most in education – BC’s students. That’s why we are focused on per-student funding which is at an all time high, not on wage increases. We all want to do more to make BC’s education system even better. It’s the driving force behind BC’s Education Plan that teachers, parents and students are helping to shape. Teachers care about their students. Parents care about their children’s future.

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THE ROADSHOW IS COMING T0 WILLIAMS LAKE: — 5 Days Only! — TERRY INKLER Canadian Collectors Roadshow Staff Writer

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he Roadshow has been travelling the country in search of hidden treasures and is coming to Williams Lake to see what surprises comes through the door! They will be appraising and buying everything from gold and silver jewellery and coins to antiques and collectibles. Now is the time to search through those old boxes containing the silverware you no longer want to polish, the jewellery you do not wear and the coin collections you would like to learn more about. The experts at the Roadshow will be more than happy to look through your old treasures, heirlooms and curiosities, free of charge. They will even make you an offer to buy anything their network of collectors are looking for. You could be in possession of something rare and sought after that could earn you a lot of money!!! At an event in Belleville, Ontario, a man named Larry Wilkes brought in an old jewellery box full of items he had inherited from family members, over the years. It contained gold and silver jewellery and even some costume jewellery that is desirable to collectors. “I was very pleased to see that there was this much value in that old box!� Larry commented. “I have never been much for jewellery so I didn’t know what was in there all these years.� Larry traded in his jewellery box for $3,700! Expert appraiser Luc Bergevin explains, “There has never been a better time to sell gold or silver jewellery, flatware or coins. Many people are coming to realize that since the stock market prices of precious metals are now so high there is a lot of money to be made from things that are just collecting dust!� At an event, a woman named Lise Archambault arrived with a lot of silverware. “I’m sorry I didn’t polish it�, Lise said. It turned out that among her unpolished silverware was a rare and beautiful Victorian coffee and tea service made in Lon-

don, England, in 1852 by Charles and George Fox. This set is highly desirable to collectors! Lise also had an assortment of newer sterling silverware. She decided to sell it all and received $5,000 for her items! “I am very happy that someone else could enjoy my silverware... but even happier that I can now take an overdue vacation!� Lisa joked. At another Roadshow event in Calgary, Alberta, a man named Carlos Miller brought in a sizeable coin collection, which included a rare 1966 Small Bead Canadian silver dollar. “We were really pleased to see that coin, as it is very rare. We purchased it for $6,000. We also purchased an assortment of other coins from him for their silver content,� expert appraiser Lawrence Tyee explained. He went on to say, “more and more people are cashing in their coins for their silver content, which is wise because of how much silver is worth these days!� Canadian coins from 1968 or older and American coins from 1964 or older contain silver. Many older foreign coins contain silver too. If you are not sure, the experts at the Roadshow can quickly let you know which ones contain silver and which ones are rare! The Roadshow buys and appraises all kinds of antiques and collectibles. Appraiser Sandy Johnstone recounts one of her more memorable experiences: “While working in White Rock, B.C. a gentleman came to my table with two boxes full of things. In the second box he had a large collection of cast-iron banks that our collectors love and several tin wind-up toys which are also collectible...especially his tin wind-up Popeye on a tricycle made by Linemar in the 1950’s. It was still in its original box and in perfect condition. What a find! We wound up giving him over $2,000 for these gems! Everyone was super happy!�

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A true story of an unlikely underdog who mastered the money game Have you ever felt an uncomfortable silence when someone starts getting too personal about money? Why is that? I find it odd that people share their most intimate details with friends and strangers on Facebook, yet completely clam up when the subject of money comes up. Like it or not, money is what makes our society click. Canadians enjoy one of the highest qualities of life in the world, and money is a big part of the reason why.

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My name is Darren Weeks and I am one of the fortunate few who LOVES to talk about money. More specifically, I love to talk about the fundamentals that help people create and protect their wealth. Real independence comes when you learn how to make money work for you. Money knowledge needs to be at your side in all situations... like a trusted friend who does nice things for you on a regular basis.

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While he was building his portfolio of properties, Rob also took his health very seriously. Rob was overweight, had sleep apnea and was sluggish every waking hour.

Rob Chaulk came to one of my events in the Spring of 2008. He grew up in a family with a poor dad, and a rich dad (his uncle). So Rob had been given a good start on his money education. But it wasn’t enough.

Rob found a new lifestyle that had been long lost, and a money mindset that continues to help him and his family with all of the retirement and dreams.

Rob was a hard worker that knew his job wasn’t going to make life any easier. He held careers in the energy and industrial sector. He dabbled in some businesses along the way in the restaurant and towing business. When Rob read Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki, he took it seriously and within 30 days he bought his first rental property. He was hooked. He put together a plan for 10 properties in 10 years... his key to retirement. Right around this same time he had lunch with his rich dad (his multi-millionaire uncle). Not exactly an easy guy to talk to, his uncle “Frank” was self-made and not easy to approach

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK Tuesday, March, 13 Climate change topic University of Northern B.C. professor Dr. Stephen DĂŠry will give a talk about his research on the impact of climate change on the Cariboo Mountains at Scout Island Nature Centre, today, March 13 starting at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and open to everyone.

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Cataline elementary student Cameron Sytsma with his project Science with Cabbage which took gold at the district fair.

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Maranatha Christian School silver winner Carly Lange with her intermediate project A Field You Can’t Harvest.

District science fair winners announced Students from eight schools participated in the School District 27 district-wide science fair held in 100 Mile House on March 8. Williams Lake Secondary School student Samantha Delacherois took the overall gold prize and the intermediate gold prize with her health science project Ergonomics 101. 100 Mile House Elementary student Reid Davidson won the overall silver prize and gold in the junior life science category with his project Seeing is Believing. Big Lake Elementary School student Ben Tudor took the overall bronze prize and gold in the novice environmental science category with his project Every Drop Counts. Results for schools in the Williams Lake area are as follows. Cataline Elementary School Environmental Science Junior Gold, Tamara Kelly and Danielle Schultz: Earth Friendly. Physical Science, Junior Gold, Cameron Sytsma: Science with Cabbage. Physical Science, Novice Silver, Jaylyn Johnson: Beef, Chicken or Tuna? Physical Science, Junior competitor, Karlee Smith and Amy Berkelaar: Magical Balloons. Physical Science, Novice competitor, Tyler Wiseman: Rolling Resistance. Big Lake Elementary School

Thursday, March 15 Museum celebrates city’s birthday The Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin will celebrate Williams Lake’s 83rd birthday on Thursday, March 15 with a tea at the museum from 1 to 3 p.m. Birthday cake, sweets, tea and coffee will be served. The official cake cutting with city representation is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

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Sacred Heart elementary students Maria DiMarco (left) and Joanna-Rae Alphonse with their novice project Warriors of Evaporation. Health Science, Junior Gold, Hazel Ryeger: The Click Technique. Life Science, Novice Silver, Jackson Briscoe and Amy Swan: Coca Cola Catastrophe. Physical Science, Junior competitor, Logan Lewis: Water Bolt. Maranatha Christian School Environmental Science Intermediate Bronze Mikayla Blusson: Let There be Light. Health Science, Novice Gold, Samantha Martin and Daniel Dougherty: Germa Phobes Beware.

Big Lake elementary student Hazel Ryeger with her junior gold winning project The Click Technique.

Life Science, Junior Bronze, Mikaela Martin: I Spy Frustration. Physical Science, Junior Bronze, Nadia Klave: The Human Centre of Gravity. Physical Science, Junior competitors Daymond Godbout and Micah Vogt: Sand Versus Sound. Physical Science, Novice competitors, Mitchell Blusson and Brad Cramer: Walking on Water. Physical Science, Novice competitors, Brooklyn Laukkanen and Abby James: How Accurate are Gas Pumps. Sacred Heart Elementary

School Engineering, Junior Gold, Conley Pinette: Zambonis R US. Health Science, Novice Bronze, Maryclaire Snowball: Got Milk? Life Science, Junior Silver, Emily Bechard: Intense Senses. Physical Science, Junior competitor, Megan Jantz and Kaitlin Jantz: Bubble Galaxy. Physical Science, Novice competitor, Georgia DiMarco: Make it Clean. Physial Science, Novice competitor: Maria DiMarco and JoannaRae Alphonse: Warriors of Evaporation.

Dr. Glen Schmidt from the University of Northern British Columbia will give a talk at city hall on March 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the topic Social Aspects of Rapid Economic Growth. Everyone is invited to attend this presentation which is presented free by the city’s Social Planning Council and the City of Williams Lake. For more information on this event and the Social Planning Council contact Anne Burrill at aburrill@williamslake.ca or call 250-392-8480, or Jessica Knodel at spc-coordinator@ xplornet.com

Saturday, March 24 SPCA fundraiser A fundraiser for the SPCA will be held at CJ’s Southwestern Grill March 24 from 5 to 11 p.m. The evening will include an Italian meal, entertainment with The Perfect Match, games and an auction. Tickets are $25 and available at the Animal Care Hospital, Beaver Valley Feeds, Cool Clear Water, Total Pet, Williams Lake Veterinary Hospital and the local SPCA.


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The Canadian Collectors Roadshow will be in Williams Lake this week prepared to help people determine the value of jewelry, antiques and collectibles they may have had laying around for years and want to sell. Organization president Eric Dvorkin says it can be incredibly exciting to find out what your old coins and jewelry are worth — not to mention surprising. “People inherit stuff or have been sitting on pieces for the past 20 or 30 years while it’s been collecting value,” he says, “and they have no idea what they actually have.” Gold, silver, jewelry and precious metals are some of the most popular items the appraisers see and can be worth a remarkable amount of money. He says the value of gold and silver pieces presented is based on the market price of where gold and silver are at on a daily basis but for some, explains Dvorkin, it’s about getting something — anything — out of

pieces that would otherwise collect dust. “Times are tough right now and every little bit helps,” he says. “I’ve seen people walk out in tears because they were so surprised at what their stuff was worth and they finally don’t have to worry about coming up short on their bills.” Dvorkin says three appraisers will be on site at the Canadian Collectors Roadshow when it visits Williams Lake this week, March 15 to 19. He says they will be set up in the Williams Inn conference room each day from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. to help people assess the value of silver, gold, small antiques, old paintings and collectibles they may wish to bring in for appraisal and possibly sell. For antiques and collectibles he says they pay 65 to 70 per cent of the market value on lower end antiques and coins, more for very old, rare items that are in the best condition. He says they have a huge database of private collectors through which

the lower end items are re-sold. Higher end items they purchase may be resold through Maynard’s Auctions in Vancouver and the “really, really” high-end items will be re-sold at Christies or Sotheby’s auction houses in New York. He says items of jewelry that may have antique value can garner up to double the melt value or more depending on the item and its condition. But he says the very high-end antique items more than 100 years old are rare finds. What they see most of in smaller communities such as Williams Lake are more recent pieces of gold and silver jewelry, silver tea sets and cutlery, war memorabilia, smaller antiques such as vases and night stands and the like. He says bayonets and medals from the World Wars have been known to garner a fair value but the rarer pieces such as medals from generals are more in-demand. With the 100-year anniversary of the First World War approaching in 2014, memorabilia

from that time is also of great value. Even those soft and cuddly teddy bears passed down from generation to generation could be worth a pretty penny — more specifically, Steiff bears from the German-based company that began producing teddy bears in 1902. French dolls made from porcelain or wax may also garner impressive value. He says dolls 100 years or older made in these ways can fetch anywhere from $25 into the thousands of dollars. But he says it is very rare to find antique wax dolls in good condition today simply because wax breaks down with time. When it comes to coins, the less there are of a particular one, the more value it holds, he says. “The 1948 Canadian silver dollar is the most valuable silver dollar right now,” says Dvorkin. “Only 19,000 were minted, while hundreds of millions of other coins are currently in circulation. In good condition, these coins can get

anywhere from $2,000 to $10,000.” Fifty-cent pieces and nickels from 1921 are also in demand, fetching up to $20,000. Dimes, quarters, 50-cent pieces and silver dollars minted before 1968, says Dvorkin, could be of great value just for the silver contents of them. Most surprising of all, however, is the value of certain 1936 pennies; one of the four currently in circulation was recently sold in auction for $400,000, he says.

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Big Lake students go for Green Games win Would you like to help the Big Lake Elementary School win $500 and celebrate students’ green projects? Until March 31, everyone is encouraged to go online and vote in the fourth annual Viewers’ Choice Awards for Science World’s B.C. Green Games. The contest celebrates and shares environmental sustainability projects from B.C.’s students. Four of these inspirational stewardship projects, submitted using creative media such as videos or photo essays, will receive $500 each in the Viewers’ Choice Awards. Two prizes will go to elementary schools

and two to secondary schools. “The Big Lake elementary green team is called the Radical Reducers and this year they are focusing on Litterless Lunches and making every day as close to a litterless lunch as possible,” says principal Judy Vanderzwan. “The students were assisted in preparing their submission by their science teacher Ms. Fushtey and parent volunteer Emily Zabel.” The public voting period runs from March 1 to 31 and all projects can be viewed at www. bcgreengames.ca. Science World manages B.C. Green

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Fiddlers host Kelli Trottier and Greg Simm in concert The Williams Lake Old Time Fiddlers will host Kelli Trottier and Greg Simm in concert at the Seniors’ Activity Centre on March 20. The concert start time is 7 p.m. “This is an opportunity not to be missed,” says Hal Giles, who plays with the Old Time Fiddlers. Trottier blends traditional Celtic, contemporary country, folk, bluegrass and western swing with her inspired fiddle and vocal arrangements. Giles says she is an unforgettable and enchanting artist who consistently delivers performances that raise her stature in the hearts and memories of audiences everywhere with her singing, dancing

and playing. She has performed for Canadian soldiers in the Middle East and for the Inuit of the Canadian Arctic and has six independent recordings to her credit. Trottier spent nine years touring North America with the very successful Bowfire entourage, often described as “the finest line-up of fiddle and violin virtuosi ever assembled on one stage.” Greg Simm has been a mainstay on the Nova Scotia music scene for more than 30 years. He has performed with artists as diverse as Denny Doherty, Lennie Gallant, Natalie MacMaster and Old Man Ludecke and has appeared on more

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Van Kam’s Group of Companies requires Owner Operators to be based at our Prince George Terminal for runs throughout BC and Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain, driving experience/training. We offer above average rates and an excellent employee benefits package. To join our team of Professional drivers, call Bev, 1800-663-0900 or 604-9685488 or email a resume, current driver’s abstract and details of truck to: careers@vankam.com or fax 604-587-9889 Van-Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility.

Patricia Onken It is with sadness and love that the family of Patricia June Onken of 150 Mile House, BC, announces her peaceful passing at home on March 7, 2012 at the age of 78 years. Pat was predeceased by her husband John Onken (July 4, 2008) and is lovingly remembered by her family:: ard) Vicki (Don) Zimmer, Cheryl (Richard) Sellars, Cindy Onken (Derrick), John Onken Onken, Gail (Jim) Paul and Pam (Leo) Godin. She will also always be missed by her 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren as well as her loyal companion Tika and many friends. A Memorial service for Pat will be held on Friday March 16, 2012 at 11:00 am in the chapel of Compassionate Care Funeral Home, 180 Comer Street, Williams Lake. Cremation was held at Cariboo Crematorium with Inurnment to follow in Tranquil Gardens Columbarium next to her husband John. A reception will be held at Compassionate Care Funerals after the inurnment. Those wishing to honour Pat’s memory by way of donation may do so to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in her name. Compassionate Care Funerals entrusted with arrangements. 250-392-3336

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MILLWRIGHTS AND WELDERS Required immediately for busy welding/ fabricating/machine shop. Must have various experience in mining and sawmills, be willing to work out of town and work exible hours. Beamac offers competitive wages and a benefit plan. Please drop off resume to Beamac Installations 1085 South Lakeside Dr Williams Lake fax: 250-398-6452 email: info@beamac.ca

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

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Bookkeeper, Williams Lake The Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society (CCPL) is seeking a Bookkeeper. This is a Àexible, permanent, part-time position - 20 hours per month. Wage is negotiable based on quali¿cations, skills & experience. The individual we are looking for will have the following skills, abilities and experience: • Pro¿ciency in the use of computer programs for: accounting, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, email, and internet; • Maintaining a full set of books for a non-pro¿t organization; • Working knowledge of Simply Accounting software; • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles; • Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities; • Knowledge of provincial labour legislation including Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety, and Human Rights; • Knowledge of the voluntary sector; • Reconciling all balance sheet accounts; • Familiarity with fund accounting; • Preparing payroll deductions and related remittances; • Preparing ¿nancial reports for funding agencies; • Maintain accounting system on a cash basis. Applicants must also: • Respect con¿dentiality and maintain privacy; • Be self motivated, take initiative and work independently; • Manage time and organize well; • Hold a valid drivers license and have their own transportation; travel may be required; • Provide own of¿ce space, telephone, and access to fax etc. as required. Please, write to Robyn Mumford at robyn@caribooliteracy.com for a detailed job description. Applicants must submit a cover letter and detailed resume outlining quali¿cations and experience. Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society Attention: Secretary/Treasurer RE: Bookkeeper P.O. Box 2565, Williams Lake, BC V2G 4P2 Or email: robyn@caribooliteracy.com DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Thursday, March 22, 2012 We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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SUPERSTARS WANTED! DQ Grill & Chill / Orange Julius is currently hiring for part time front and kitchen positions. Must have flexible availability (including Evenings & Weekends). Chill (Front of House) & Grill (Kitchen) experience will be an asset but we will train the right personality. Successful applicants will have a great work ethic, an outgoing personality and have the ability to deliver outstanding customer service. Apply in store with a resume and cover letter at the DQ Grill & Chill or email dq@gertzen.ca. Only those applicants who meet our guidelines will be contacted for an interview. Wanted: Camphost required to live in their RV at Felker Lake Campsite. The Host will be provided with a phone, power, and water. Duties include: Booking, greeting, and placing guests, keeping the campsite tidy, and taking monthly water samples. Minor bookkeeping for Branch Financial Secretary. Applicants please submit request to: Legion, c/o Felker Lake Attention: Al Giddens or Al Tranq.

DL Baker Construction Canada is looking for Laborers and Foremen in Kitimat. BC, Canada. Red Seal Preferred. Laborers will possess competency in assisting on the installation of all types of formwork, performing general labor work and placing concrete. Have the ability to correctly rig and hoist material, ability to signal, rig and work safely with cranes. Project Terms is Project Based Wages are in accordance with Project Labour Agreement between Kitimat Modernization Employer Association and Coalition of British Columbia Building Trades for the Kitimat Modernization Project Please forward resumes to patton@bakerconcrete.com

LOUISIANA-PACIFIC Canada Ltd. requires an experienced Journeyman Electrician for our EWP Operation in Golden B.C. Email resume to: Audra.Stanton@LPCorp.com or fax to 250-344-8859.

Bodyshop in Williams Lake BC is now accepting resumes for Journeyman Body Technicians and Journeyman Painters. Body techs must be experienced in all aspects of collision repair, and knowledge in writing estimates and working with ICBC Accredited and Express Valet programs. Painter must be experienced in all aspects of water bourn refinishing. We offer competitive wages and a clean, safe and fun work environment. Please email resumes with a brief cover letter to: est95@yahoo.com 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 hr@nor-val.com

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is hiring on behalf of Baker Hughes Baker Hughes Alberta -

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DRIVER EQUIPMENT OPERATORS & SERVICE SUPERVISORS Class 1 or 3 License required.

Drivers

HD MECHANICS 3rd or 4th apprentice or Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanics with their Red Seal and CVIP License to work in Red Deer & Hinton.

ROUTES AVAILABLE: Door to door delivery before 8:00 am Tuesday & Thursday *615 Atwood Pl. 4008 Mackenzie Ave. N. 100-589 Midnight Dr. 1042-1095 Moxon Pl. 1000-1095 Slater St.* *3000-3037 Edwards Dr. 1000-2000 Mackenzie Ave. N. 1000-3006 Maple St. 1100-2020 Second Ave. N. 2003-3004 Third Ave. N.* *900-1135 Boundary St. 1010-1280 Moon Ave.* *225-599 Barnard St. 0-End Seventh Ave. S. 0-100 Sixth Ave. S. 33-597 Yorston St.* *101-199 Brahma Cres. 0-399 Jersey Pl. 200-299 Longhorn Dr.* Please call Shelley at (250)392-2331

Security Professional with TQ, 3 years experience required. Full Time. Career Wages & Bennefits package. Class 5 with drivers abstract. Relocate to Kamloops for a Career Opportunity. Fax: 250-374-2587 Williams Lake Husky requires waitress, full-time, wages commensurate with experience. Must be reliable & be a team player. Drop off resume.

Labourers PAINTERS Needed. Student Works Painting Williams Lake is looking for hardworking, enthusiastic painters for the summer! Contact 250-267-9400 or apply online at studentworks.ca

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Owner/Operator wanted with tractor & class 1. We supply plates, insurance, & fuel card. 5 days a week, Tues.-Sat. Fax resume & abstract to (604) 273-2434. Require part-time secretary, Quick Books an asset, and a knowledge of excel and word. Please reply to Box # 695 c/o The Tribune, 188 N. 1st Ave., Williams Lake, BC V2G 1Y8

WEEKENDER ROUTES AVAILABLE: *57-195 5th Ave. S. 26-98 6th Ave. S. 71-314 7th Ave. S* *3000-3039 Edwards Dr.* Please call Shelley at (250)392-2331

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Job Posting –Millwrights Needed

Pinnacle Renewable Energy requires journeyman millwrights at both its Strathnavor and Burns Lake BC plant locations. Ideal candidates will have experience with the various automated operations and systems in a modern pellet plant. They will be highly motivated journeymen that have demonstrated the ability to apply their trade skills and knowledge safely and effectively. Candidates should also have good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Pinnacle pays competitive rates and provides full benefits. To apply please submit your resume and cover letter, along with proof of trade’s qualification. For more information on this position see www. pinnaclepellet.com Send your resume to:

NENQAYNI WELLNESS CENTRE www.nenqayni.com

Nenqayni Wellness Centre A residential alcohol and drug treatment centre providing holistic healing to First Nations and Inuit youth, families and communities in a safe and secure environment. Currently seeking qualified candidates for on-call work as 1) assistant cooks and 2) custodians. 1) Assistant Cook - training certificate or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of nutrition requirements and the Canada Food Guide. Food Safe Certificate is mandatory. 2) Custodian - experience with commercial cleaning and sanitation standards is required. Preferably, the successful candidates will be of aboriginal descent. A Class 5 Drivers Licence and reliable transportation to and from Nenqayni are required. There is a pay incentive to obtain a Class 4 Drivers Licence. Deadline for submissions is Friday March 23, 2012. Please send your resume, covering letter and minimum 3 references to Nenqayni Wellness Centre, PO Box 2529, Williams Lake BC V2G 4P2; fax: 250-989-0307 or email: jchorney@nenqayni.com

E-mail: hr@pinnaclepellet.com No Phone Inquiries Accepted – Closing date March 23, 2012.

SUN RIVERS RESORT COMMUNITY REALTOR® JOB OPPORTUNITY Are you looking to relocate to sunny central BC? Attracted to a 6-figure real estate sales position? Are you an engaging and energetic Realtor® wanting to relocate and build your career in Kamloops where golfing and skiing happens on the same day?

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DL Baker Construction Canada is looking for Journeymen Carpenters and Foremen in Kitimat. BC, Canada. Red Seal Preferred. Carpenters must have experience with installation of footing forms, slab on grade forms, build and install wall, column and elevated horizontal forms. Ability to layout work, off supplied control lines. And the ability to correctly rig and hoist material, ability to signal, rig and work safely with cranes. Project Terms is Project Based Wages are in accordance with Project Labour Agreement between Kitimat Modernization Employer Association and Coalition of British Columbia Building Trades for the Kitimat Modernization Project Please forward resumes to patton@bakerconcrete.com

PLANER/MOULDER Technician Required for Planermill in Creston BC. Please Contact: justinstorm@shaw.ca Fax: (250) 428-2366 WELDERS WANTED. Journeyman 2nd and 3rd year apprentices with tank manufacturing experience. Automated Tank Manufacturing Inc. Located in Kitscoty, Alberta. 20km 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: blaine@autotanks.ca or p r o d u c t i o n @ a u t o t a n k s. c a . 780-846-2231 (Office), 780-846-2241 (Fax). WRANGLER wanted for Chilcotin backcountry. 250-2382375 rides@sprucelaketours.ca

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Cleaning Services Housecleaning & Organizing. Experienced, dependable, and bondable. (250)296-3173

Moving & Storage

6´, 8´, 10´, 20´ & 40´ sizes available. Safe. Portable. Affordable. Rent or buy. Call Jason 250-296-9092.

Recycling RECYCLING

Depot for batteries, rads, copper, aluminum, catalytic converters, alts. and starts. Will p/u, will buy! Phone 250-398-0672

Pets & Livestock

Feed & Hay Fox Mtn. Ranch 1400-1500lb. round bales, excellent horse hay, 5’x5’6�. $80.-$100. per bale. (250)305-9931. Hay for sale, 40 lb. bales $3.50. Please call (250)2970102

Livestock

Drop down windows, large front tack room with king size bed, 3 tier swing-out saddle rack, galvanized skin, new tires, rubber matting, 6’ wide x 7’ high, 2 removable dividers, lights inside & out, Excellent condition.

REDUCED to $8,000. (250)392-3436

275 Clearview Crescent Clean, quiet place to live. 1 & 2 bedroom units available.

Pets Gorgeous Shih-Tzu/X puppies, obedience school dropouts, “bad to the bone� it’s all about me! Puppensnoogles! Vet checked, 9wks. 1st shots. $350. (250)398-7801 REGIST. Bernese Mountain dog pups. Chip, claws, wrmd. and Hlth. Gar. $1200, 1 rare light blue eye male, 3 females(250-998-4697)

Merchandise for Sale

Appliances Reconditioned washer/dryer, stoves etc. 6 month guarantee. Will deliver in town. More info call Robert. 250-305-6344 days or 250-392-7064 eves.

$100 & Under 10 ft. Redwing heavy duty wooden ladder. $90. Please call (250)392-6801

$200 & Under Family kitchen table set, leaf & six chairs, white in color, exc. cond. $200. (250)989-1037

Furniture

699 North 10th Avenue Large Corner Lot

3bdr., 2 bath, white soapstone fireplace,fully finished bsmt., includes bar, n/g heat/woodstove, new hot water heater, all new dbl. windows, fully fenced nicely treed yard, covered patio. $224,000.

To view call 392-2997

BOITANIO PLACE APARTMENTS

Appointment to view (250) 392-5214.

1 & 2 bedroom suites. Most desirable apartments for seniors. Clean and quiet. Next to Boitanio Park behind Boitanio Mall. Suite comes with heat, hot water, elevator, patio or balcony, fridge, stove, dishwasher & cable. Laundry facility on site, no pets.

72 WESTRIDGE DRIVE 4 bedroom, 3 bath home on a large lot, no development behind the house. Home has a recently renovated kitchen upstairs with a second kitchen in the walkout basement. Excellent bsmt. suite potential. New hotwater tank and new flooring in basement and bathrooms. Large yard has alley access with a large garden & shed.

Misc. Wanted LOCAL Coin Collector, looking to buy collections, Mint & Proof sets, Accumulations, Olympic, Gold, Silver Coins Etc. Any amount. Please Call Chad at 250-863-3082. WANTED: Old lever action Winchester & Marlin rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369

(250)398-9190

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For Sale By Owner

1 - 2 bdrm apt F/S Dishwasher and A/C in most units. Quiet Good references only. Ask about our incentives. Call Frank 250-305-1155 pics at

248 N. 5th Avenue 2 bdrm., approx. 1,000 sq. ft. main floor, 4 pc. bathroom, hardwood, lino, alarm, separate entrance to basement, fenced backyard, underground sprinklers, single car garage, paved driveway. (250)398-5328

Location! Location! 759 Winger Road

1900 sq. ft. 4bdr., 3 bath, plus full bsmt., 2.7 acres backing onto crown land, 5 min. to town. Complete new kitchen. New laundry area. Double garage with large covered deck, plenty of water, garden & fruit trees. View of lake. $399,000. (250)398-6266

Kranich-Bach low piano very good cond. $2,500. (250)3988080.

For Sale By Owner

Perfect Family Home: 2300 sq. ft. home on 12th Ave. 3 bedrooms up, 1 bedroom down, 2.5 baths. Nicely finished basement with gas fireplace, large laundry room. Many updates including furnace and flooring. Fenced front yard and 14x29 ft. deck on back. Very clean. A must to see! Asking $245,000. (250)392-1401 after 5 pm

WHY PAY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN FOR LESS!

Private country setting on 6.2 acres, great view. Walk-out suite, 2bdr., 2bath, separate entry & laundry. Upper levels 5bdr. 3 bath, office, loft etc. Features include crown molding, window seats, porch, underground sprinklers, rink and more! Phone Yvonne at (250)305-9349 to view.

Mobile Homes & Parks

2011 Moduline 14x70 Brand new with full factory warranty 3 bedroom, 1 bath home. Comes with fridge, stove, dishwasher, vaulted ceiling. Situated in Fran Lee Mobile Home Park. Good resale area, move in today! Reduced price. Please call (250)392-3879

Mountview Trailer Park IMMEDIATE POSSESSION

Beautiful 2001 SRI mobile home, 14x70, 2bdr., 2 bath, open floor plan, skylight,f/s, water softener, vaulted ceilings. Very clean and well kept.

$65,000. For appointment to view Phone (250) 392-5428

Rentals

Tools

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service design sales Highlands Irrigation Ltd. Williams Lake 250.392.2321 1.800.665.5909 www.thewaterpeople.com Irrigating BC and the Yukon since 1974

Brad Huston • Small Appliance Recycling Depot • E-Waste Electronic Recycling Center

$323,000.

Musical Instruments

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Misc. for Sale CAN’T GET Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1-866-9815991. STEEL BUILDINGS for all uses! Spring Deals! Make an offer on sell-off models at factory and save thousands now! Call for free Brochure - 1-800-6685111 ext. 170. STEEL OF a deal - Building sale! 20X24 $4798. 25X30 $5998. 30X42 $8458. 32X58 $12,960. 40X60 $15,915. 47X80 $20,645. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca. Wood cook stove, early 1930. Lots of chrome & enamel. $550. obo Call Henry. (250)305-4380

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Antique piano $300, Kawia electric organ $90, chest a bed $70. Pls call (250)392-5270

244 WOODLAND DRIVE

1997 Sundowner

Boitanio Villa

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3 bedroom Condo. Highwood Park $77,000.00 For appointment to view call: (250) 392-1816 or (250) 392-2686

FIND EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN THE CLASSIFIEDS

Apt/Condo for Rent 1 and 2 bedroom apartments avail. immediately. (250) 3054972.

1, 2, 3 bdr. apartments located in different areas of town, excellent cond., located near all levels of schools & university. (250) 302-9108. 1bdr. apartment, 1144 N. MacKenzie Ave., f/s, n/s, n/p. $475/mo. Available April 1st (250)398-3301 2&3 bdrm apartments, South Lakeside area, no pets. (250)392-5074. 3bdr. condo located in secure complex, w/d & garage incl., r/r. (250) 305-4970. 3bdrm $900/mnth incl util. Avail. April 1st. 1170 Latin Ave. Please call Pace Realty, 455 Quebec St, PG, BC 1(250)562-6671

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Industrial Audiometric Technician Industrial / Commercial / Logging / Construction Dwight Satchell Box 4105, Williams Lake, BC V2G 2V2 250-392-2922 • 1-866-327-8678 Fax: 250-392-2947

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2 bdrm. suite in 4-plex, courtyard. $660/mo. Phone (250)398-7552 3 bedroom suite in town, $850/mo. + util., avail. immed. n/s, n/p, r/r. (250)296-3359

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Commercial/ Industrial Commercial Space for lease at 150 Mile Center. Call Dianne at (250)296-4515 for more info. SHOP/TRUCK BAY/STORAGE Unit 1000 Sq.Ft., Large overhead door, Supplied compressed air, $625/month plus HST/utilities 1145 S Lakeside Williams Lake 250-392-0112 or 877-614-3518 lakesideindustrial@telus.net

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3bd, 3 bath duplex, 2 levels, fireplace, laundry, util. incl. n/s n/p r/r. Close to TRU & transit. $1,000/mo. (250)305-9197. Excellent spacious 2bdrm in 4-Plex like new Details, Pictures and map at: www.LivingSpace4Rent.com Call to view (604)767-1600

Homes for Rent 2 bdrm. duplex with F/S included. Please call (250)3927617. 3 bdrm main floor on Winger Rd., 6 appliances, satellite TV, internet, util. incl. n/s r/r d/d. $1100/mo. (250)305-4120. 3bdr. upper floor, 1 1/2 bath, private deck, private driveway, shared separate laundry, fenced yard, family neighbourhood, incl. heat & hydro. $1,200/mo. (250)392-1124

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1996 Geo Metro 1 litre engine, 5 speed, 2 door hatchback. Looks good and drives good!! $1,400. o.b.o. (250)303-0941

Shared Accommodation

1990 Winnebago Chieftan 34 ft. 454 engine Excellent condition. Low Mileage. Must sell! $10,000 obo (250)305-7134

Scrap Car Removal

Free utilities - Free view

Impressive 3bdrm upper suite w\ private deck. In desirable area, close to downtown. Incl f/s, w/d, d/w. Pets neg, n/s. $1,200/month. Avail. April 1st (250)267-9686 Large 3BR Executive home main floor, 2 full bath, 9’ vaulted ceiling , large windows, large kitchen, DR, living room with gas fire place, large deck with a spectacular view of Williams Lake. Walking distance to golf course. Bus nearby. NO smoking, NO pets. Available immed. Superior references required. (250)3926011

2001 Honda Accord

Red, 4spd. auto, A/C, power locks, windows, & mirrors. Grey cloth interior, with winter tires on rims, 4 cylinder engine, 267,000kms. New brakes, muffler, and spark plugs.

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

Sport Utility Vehicle

$3,500. o.b.o. (250)392-6009

Motorcycles 2000 XR80 Like new. $1200. obo. 1985 XR250 Excellent shape. $1200. obo (778)4120077

Off Road Vehicles

Looking for roommate to share house $500/mnth util & internet incl. (250)490-1987

1997 Honda CRV awd, 4cyl. auto, fully loaded, new tires, recent timing belt & pump. Complete tune-up etc. 363k hwy. kms. Too much to list! Economical and reliable. $4,200. o.b.o. (250)392-9768

Storage Mini Storage units, various sizes, plus RV parking. Ph. (250) 392-6717 or (250) 3980980.

Suites, Lower 1bdr. bsmt. suite close to Nesika school, incl. heat & hydro. $600/mo. (250)392-1124 1bdrm. close to schools, nice & clean, n/s, n/p, r/r, d/d. Avail immed. (250)398-3366 1bdr. suite $550/mo. 1 person $650/mo. 2 persons incl. heat/light n/s, n/p, r/r. (250) 305-6045. 1 large newly renovated bsmt. suite, gas/hydro included, bus stop nearby, n/s, n/p. $625/mo. (250)267-7799 2bdr. newly renovated, close to schools and bus stop, util. incl., n/p. $850/mo. Avail. immed. (250)305-1213 2bdr. suite, w/d hook-up, utilities incl. $900/mo. n/s, n/p, close to schools and TRU. (250)302-1155 or (250)3985883.

Suites, Upper 3bdr. upper floor, $1000/mo. includes utilities, large fenced yard, close to schools & bus, avail. April 1st (250)267-1574. Bright, clean 3bdr. upper floor, newly renovated, 4 app. d/d, ref/req. n/s, n/p. $1,100/mo. includes utilities, avail. immed. (250)392-9580 Good for working couple, 2bdrm. suite at 150 Mile, heat & hydro included, $750/mo. r/r, n/s, n/p. (250)296-3131

Townhouses 3bdr. townhome located near all levels of schools, avail. immed. (250) 302-9934.

Transportation

2006 Polaris 800 Comes with winch, snowblade, windshield, passenger seat, and chains. Asking $6,850. o.b.o. (250)297-0143

Recreational/Sale

1994 10ft. Vanguard Camper N/S queen bed, oak cabinets, oven, bathroom, furnace, hot water, bsmt. storage, awning, pod & rack on top. Camper only $7,000.o.b.o. On 1999 F350 crewcab 4x4 Lariat, v10, long box SRW, 201K km, winters on rims, canopy. Will sell camper separately or as unit with truck. (250)392-4423

Cars - Domestic 2003 Pontiac SunďŹ re. 4 cyl., auto, A/C. Great economical car. $2995. (250)392-4366

1997 Chev Express van needs transmission, but good cond. $2,000. (250)297-0102 1998 Chev Venture van, good running cond., good glass, reliable transportation. $800. (250) 305-1055 or (250) 2671374 (Days).

2004 28ft. Rustler Bunk beds, lots of extra storage, full bathroom, sleeps 6, microwave, stove/fridge, queen-size bed, air conditioner. $15,000.!!! Very well maintained. (250)398-9091

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1993 Ford Aerostar XL 7 Passenger Van All wheel drive, No rust, A1 motor, 148,000kms, trailer hitch, Good winter tires, roof rack. View at 1283 Midnight Drive. $2600.00 (250)392-0075 cell or (250)392-5858 home.

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2002 Dodge Crew Cab Red, 4x4, auto Low kms, loaded, New tires. $10,000. obo (250)790-2263 Trades welcome

Legal Notices REPAIRERS LIEN ACT Take notice that pursuant to section 2 of the Repairers Lien Act a 2002 Ford Focus will be sold to satisfy the indebtedness of SADIE WELSH in the sum of $2,532.00 plus the costs of this action for NORTH SHORE REPAIR LTD. To view and submit bids please attend NORTH SHORE REPAIR LTD. 335 7th Ave. South, Williams Lake BC Closing date of the sale will be MARCH 15, 2012. Highest or any other bid not necessarily accepted. Sale can be cancelled or adjourned without notice.

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country van needs motor work, but good cond., has new transmission. $1,500. (250)297-0102

Sweet Deal! Like New 1998 Kustom Koach 25ft. travel trailer, sleeps 6, tub/shower, sound system, t.v., antenna, a/c, awning, microwave. Reduced to $7,900. (250)392-2492

2004 Dodge One ton diesel, 6spd., 4x4, cd player, p/w, p/l, new exhaust and brakes summer 2011, tow pkg., 5th wheel hitch mounted in back, 167,000kms. $23,500. o.b.o. (250)297-0143

1988 Dodge 1500 New rebuilt 318 motor and clutch system. Well maintained. Runs great. Updated sound system. 31� summer tires & New Cooper winter tires. $3500.00 (250)303-1177 or (250)267-2509

2006 Nissan Murano SL awd, black interior/exterior with heated cloth seats, air, tilt, cruise, winter and summer tires, hidden hitch, new brakes, great condition, regular service schedule, 185,000 kms. Asking $12,500. (250)392-0164

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Cariboo Regional District

QUOTES

Runway and Apron Crack Sealing, Pavement Sealing and Painting at the South Cariboo Regional Airport and Anahim Lake Airport The Cariboo Regional District is inviĆ&#x;ng quotes from experienced, qualiÄŽed contractors to perform crack sealing, pavement sealing and painĆ&#x;ng on the runways and aprons at the South Cariboo Regional Airport located at 108 Mile Ranch and the Anahim Lake Airport in the west ChilcoĆ&#x;n. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Complete informaĆ&#x;on regarding this Request For Quotes can be found on the Cariboo Regional District website at www.cariboord.bc.ca. QuesĆ&#x;ons regarding this Request For Quotes may be directed to the Manager of Community Services at 250-392-3351. SUBMISSIONS: Quotes may be submiĆŠed up to 3:30 pm on March 26, 2012.

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Cariboo Regional District

INVITATION TO

TENDER

MAINTENANCE OF REFUSE SITE TRANSFER STATIONS AND MARSHALLING YARDS The Cariboo Regional District is accepĆ&#x;ng tenders for the maintenance of four refuse site transfer staĆ&#x;ons and marshalling yards at Baker Creek, Riske Creek, Wildwood and McLeese Lake. The work involves regularly collecĆ&#x;ng indiscriminately placed refuse and debris, to keep sites in a neat and Ć&#x;dy condiĆ&#x;on. The Cariboo Regional District does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any quote and reserves the right to reject all quotes and negoĆ&#x;ate with any bidder. SelecĆ&#x;on will be based upon such factors as qualiÄŽcaĆ&#x;ons, experience (especially on similar projects), ability to perform the contract according to its terms (including Ć&#x;ming requirements), availability of contractors’ workforce and subcontractors, if applicable, reputaĆ&#x;on of quality of work and for Ć&#x;meliness, ÄŽnancial stability of ÄŽrm, and cost. Tender documents and further details are available from the undersigned. Completed tenders are to be delivered no later than 2:00 p.m., March 28, 2012 to the address below, at which Ć&#x;me a public opening will take place. Mitch Minchau Manager of Environmental Services Suite D, 180 North 3rd Ave. Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A4 Phone: (250) 392-3351 1-800-665-1636

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ON NOW AT YOUR BC CHEVROLET DEALERS. Chevrolet.ca 1-800-GM-DRIVE. Chevrolet is a brand of General Motors of Canada. */x/†/††/^Offers apply to the purchase of a 2012 Cruze LS (R7A), 2012 Sonic LS Sedan (R7A) equipped as described. Freight included ($1,495). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offer available to retail customers in Canada. See Dealer for details. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in the BC Chevrolet Dealer Marketing Association area only. Dealer order or trade may be required. GMCL, Ally Credit or TD Financing Services may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See Chevrolet dealer for details. ††0% purchase financing offered on approved credit by Ally Financing for 72 months on new or demonstrator 2012 Cruze LS & 2012 Sonic LS Sedan. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 0% APR, the monthly payment is $138.89 for 72 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000.00. Offer is unconditionally interest-free. Freight ($1,495) included. License, insurance, registration, PPSA, applicable taxes and fees not included. Limited time offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. ^Credit valid towards the purchase or lease of an eligible new 2011 or 2012 model year Chevrolet, GMC, Buick or Cadillac vehicle, excluding Chevrolet Volt, delivered between January 6th 2012 and April 2nd 2012. Customers must present this authorization letter at the time of purchase or lease. All products are subject to availability. See Dealer for eligibility. Only one $1,000 Bonus may be redeemed per purchase/lease vehicle. This offer may not be redeemed for cash. The credit amount is inclusive of any applicable taxes. As part of the transaction, dealer may request documentation and will contact GM to verify eligibility. The $1,000 Bonus is not compatible with the Employee New Vehicle Purchase Program or the Supplier Program New Vehicle Purchase Program. Void where prohibited by law. $1,000 offer is stackable with Cardholder’s current GM Card Earnings, subject to Vehicle Redemption Allowances. For complete GM Card Program Rules, including current Redemption Allowances, transferability of Earnings, and other applicable restrictions for all eligible GM vehicles, see your GM Dealer, call the GM Card Redemption Centre at 1-888-446-6232 or visit TheGMCard.ca. Subject to applicable law, GMCL may modify or terminate the Program in whole or in part with or without notice to you. Subject to Vehicle Redemption Allowances. For complete GM Card Program Rules, including current Redemption Allowances, transferability of Earnings, and other applicable restrictions for all eligible GM vehicles, see your GM Dealer, call the GM Card Redemption Centre at 1-888-446-6232 or visit TheGMCard.ca. Subject to applicable law, GMCL may modify or terminate the Program in whole or in part with or without notice to you. Primary GM Cardholders may transfer the $1,000 Bonus to the following eligible Immediate Family members, who reside at the Primary Cardholder’s residence: parents, partner, spouse, brother, sister, child, grandchild and grandparents including parents of spouse or partner. Proof of relationship and residency must be provided upon request. The $1,000 Bonus is not transferable to Immediate Family residing outside of the Primary Cardholders residence. ∞OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery) wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.ca for OnStar’s Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and details and system limitations. Additional information can be found in the OnStar Owner’s Guide. WBased on GM Testing in accordance with approved Transport Canada test methods. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. +For more information visit iihs.org/ratings. ++U.S. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are a part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program.

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TO FIND YOUR BC DEALER AND SEE OFFERS

Call Cariboo Chevrolet Buick GMC at 250-392-7185, or visit us at 370 Mackenzie Avenue South, Williams Lake. [License #5683]

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Williams Lake Tribune, March 13, 2012