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❚ “Meat” and greet

page 3 Ag society receives funding for abattoir.


No radio beacon at airport, no Medevac Airport beacon repair proposal part of five-year financial plan KARL YU Gazette Editor

The City of Grand Forks is in the midst of completing its 2012-16 Five Year Financial Plan as council makes decisions on budgeting. While there was an increase in the city’s electrical utility rate in January, there aren’t any other anticipated increases for the rest of the year as city Chief Financial Officer Cecile Arnott said she hasn’t heard anything from FortisBC regarding this. However, there could be other increases, as water and sewer usage fees could increase by $90,000. Proposed preventative maintenance and minor capital projects include repairs to the beacon radio at the airport, estimated to cost $68,000. “The airport needs to fix the beacon radios so that they can do night flights,” explained Arnott at a special council meeting this past Monday night. “If we don’t fix them, (they are failing) we can’t do Medevacs anymore.” With the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament a big draw for the city, $17,000 worth of work for the infield at James Donaldson Park was proposed. “The infield work needs to be done and apparently it’s been a safety issue as well,” Arnott said. “If we do it, the expected life is another 15 to 20 years.” Repairs on the washrooms at Barbara Ann Park were also part of the proposed budget for an estimated cost of $10,000. “We’re suggesting that since (the three) are one offs and we’re looking at tremendous pressure for tax money, that we do these this coming year and fund from surplus” Other proposed maintenance projects included $15,000 for the Trans Canada Trail crossing design on Highway 3 – $15,000 or 50 per cent of that would be funded by the Ministry of Transportation and the city’s 50 per cent ($15,000) could come from the Trail Project Fund and slag sales reserve. The slag sales reserve funded the city’s portion of the trail project. There was also a proposed $10,000 that could go towards preventative maintenance on the exterior of the Scout Hall on 72nd Avenue.

City of Grand Forks Chief Financial Officer Cecile Arnott said that the radio beacons at the airport need repairing.


As of Monday’s meeting, the water utility was expected to see revenue of $790,000 while operation expenses were anticipated at $715,000. Minor capital was projected to be $75,000 and studies and planning projected to be $255,000 with a deficit of $255,000. The sewer utility’s revenue was projected to be $908,000 with operation expenses projected to be $697,000. Minor capital was projected to be $25,000, studies and planning at $253,000, debt servicing at $186,000 with a deficit of $253,000 forecast. The summary of total incremental levies reflected in 2012 could be $100,000 for the operations budget, $10,000 for the scout hall, $20,000 for committees, $77,000 for community support line items, $5,000 for hanging baskets and items such as banners, an offset by an increase of $20,000 thanks to a transfer from electrical for a net increase of $192,00 in tax revenue. An initial presentation on the plan was made at the March 19 city council meeting while, as mentioned, the second presentation took place Monday night. Another meeting is planned for tomorrow (Thursday) at 2 p.m. and will deal with James Donaldson Park, the Boundary Emergency Transition Housing Society (BETHS), the Boundary Women’s Coalition and the Boundary Museum. A five-year bylaw is expected to see three readings at the next council meeting, this Monday (April 2).

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Grand Forks Gazette

Curling club wants land for $1 in 1977 1907 Ranchers from all parts of the valley gathered in the city offices to discuss the formation of a local Farmers Institute. 1912 A capacity audience at the opera house saw moving pictures and witnessed a pie-eating contest, the winner being Geo. Wiseman. 1917 The doubling of the capacity of the Grand Forks plant of the Curlew Creamery Co. to 1,000 pounds daily was the announcement made by manager Ira Carter. 1922 Rocky Mountain Trading Co., was the name of a new liquor export concern which was to open for business in Grand Forks shortly. 1927 E.F. Keir had developed a fur farm of considerable worth near Greenwood where he had two blue foxes and 25 silver grays. 1932 The unseasonably early blooming of strawberries was discovered by D.R. Docksteader when he raked over his plants. 1937 Grace Hull, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S.T. Hull, was elected May Queen for 1937 by the students at Central School. 1942 The Odd Fellows’ crib team were season winners in the Grand Forks Crib League when they defeated the Firemen in the final game to break the tie for leadership. 1947 Mayor D.C. Manly accepted an invitation to become a patron of Mount St. Francis, a proposed home for the aged

to be built at Fairview, Nelson. 1952 Jack Acres, manager of Woodland and Co. drugstore since 1948, acquired sole ownership and was to operate the firm under the name Acres Drug Store Ltd. Woodland & Co. had been in operation in the city since 1899. 1962 The Boundary Hospital Improvement District and the cities of Greenwood and Grand Forks went all out for a ‘yes’ vote on three plebiscites, an affirmative vote of 90.9 per cent being achieved. Work on the new hospital was therefore to commence early in April. 1967 Mayor Jack Goddard announced on the weekend the appointment of Edward Terrance (Terry) Clegg as chief administrative officer of the City of Grand Forks. 1972 A row-housing project, estimated worth a quarter of a million dollars, was halted last week by the city by reason of violation of the recently approved zoning bylaw. 1977 The Grand Forks Curling Club would like to purchase city-owned property near the arena for a minimal $1 fee, the city learned at their regular meeting. The club intends to construct a 70’ x 200’ curling rink which would include four sheets of ice, a lounge and cafeteria facilities. Approximate cost of the structure is expected to be $150,000. 1982 Sunny spring weather, excellent snow conditions, enthusiastic skiers, a country and western band and barbecued steaks combined Saturday to make the Spring Fling at Phoenix a success.

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1987 Bev Vatkin, Grade 11 GFSS student, recently came home with the silver medal in figure skating at the B.C. Winter Games. 1992 A gas price war in Grand Forks had prices plummeting to 39.9 cents a litre. 1997 Canada Post’s change to group mailbox delivery created a flurry of discontent. 2002 “Brutal”, “punitive”, “outrageous”, “crippling”, “devastating”: those are some of the adjectives being used by forestry bosses, politicians and union leaders to describe the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to impose duties totaling 29 per cent of Canada’s softwood lumber exports. Premier Gordon Campbell called it, “The most serious threat to Canada-U.S. relations in our time.” 2007 Several nurseries this year will be relying, at least in part, on import Mexican labour to see them through their peak season, participating in a federal-government agricultural initiative created to help ease the labour shortage for Canadian agriculturally-based companies. Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) board of directors chair Gord DeRosa says local use of the federal program reflects of a booming economy and robust job market. Local nursery owner Vince Bron, of Bron & Sons, says many of the people he used to hire each spring have this year headed out to explore more lucrative job markets in the oil patch in Fort McMurray, for example, where employers are aggressively recruiting.

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Atamanenko, Ross GFBRAS receives funding for abattoir support local food

Guest speaker Colleen Ross, vice-president of National Farmers Union in Canada, discussed why supporting local farmers and local foods is important to the community, during a forum on food sovereignty hosted by MP Alex Atamanenko.


Past-president of Grand Forks and Boundary Regional Agricultural Society (GFBRAS) Doug Zorn, current president Roly Russell and MP Dan Albas after the funding of $240,000 was announced. CASSANDRA CHIN PHOTO

CASSANDRA CHIN Gazette Reporter

The Grand Forks and Boundary Regional Agricultural Society (GFBRAS) has received $240,000 in funding from the federal government to set up a licensed mobile animal slaughter unit (abattoir). The announcement was made in Gallery 2 last week by Dan Albas, MP Okanagan-Coquihalla, who announced the funding on behalf of the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification (WD). “One of things we stated in last year’s budget was that we wanted to see local industries take the lead and say how they feel they should be moving forward on their issues,” Albas said. “People closest to their issues certainly have a lot to say about it. Roly (Russell) and the (agricultural) society brought up a very good business plan.” The proposed business plan revealed that 70 per cent of the people in the Boundary area surveyed said they would use the mobile abattoir. Albas stated the large number caught their attention. “WD felt that this would be a great avenue for a traditional agricultural food industry to take that next step,” he added. “We want to create not just a short-term bump in the economy, but we want to create a long-term, sustainable economic development in this region. The Boundary area is very important and we want to see all of Canada do just as well.” The funding will aid the GFBRAS purchase a custom-built trailer and hauling vehicle for use as a licensed mobile abattoir. It will also fund a winter docking station, and provide equipment for processing poultry and multiple species of livestock. “It’s fantastic news to get the funding from WD. It’s been a long time coming to get to this point so it’s very exciting,” stated Roly Russell, president of the GFBRAS. “We’re pretty eager to have assistance from actual meat producers out there who are interested in helping out and making this a reality.” The abattoir will eliminate costs on transportation and reduce the stress on the animals due to transportation. Area residents will also have access to locally-

raised and government-inspected meat products, including beef, pork, goat and poultry. Once the abattoir is set up, Russell stated a schedule will be established to identify how much it would cost to move it and the fee per animal. “We should be able to operate the unit at a very reasonable price,” Russell said. “In that way, it will probably be scheduled from the beginning of the year and if you have bunch of cattle and you would like to use the unit, you’d get in touch with me and we’d figure out a way to get the unit to you at the appropriate time.” Russell expects the machine to be available by the end of this summer. “We in the (agricultural) society believe that smart investments like this lead us to greater productivity and greater environmental sustainability,” he added. “This in turn leads us to family nutrition and income in the community, which leads to economic prosperity and this in turn leads to sustainable social, economical and environmental prosperity.” Doug Zorn, past-president of GFBRAS, added, “I feel that this is a pretty important thing that has happened for the community. I think that the meat producers are an important part that could really move us forward. It’s not so much about today’s farmers as much as it is about the future of farming in this region.” Zorn pointed out that Grand Forks and the Boundary region used to be a thriving agricultural community and the future looks bright. Albas noted that the closest processing facility is located about 100 km away in Rock Creek, and the local producers here face high transportation costs and waiting periods. Since the facility at Rock Creek is not outfitted for poultry, it will also be making use of the abattoir. “This mobile unit will engage local businesses to increase their production of red meat and poultry,” he said. “In the next few months, local jobs will be created to operate this mobile unit.” The number of jobs that the abattoir would create is still being discussed. WD works to promote the development and diversification of the economy with provinces, industry associations and communities. For more information contact GFBRAS at

CASSANDRA CHIN Gazette Reporter

A forum on food sovereignty, hosted by MP of B.C.’s Southern Interior Alex Atamanenko, was held in Grand Forks with special guest Colleen Ross on March 19. The Seniors’ Centre in Grand Forks’ City Park was full of farmers, gardeners and interested residents who were keen on finding out more about local sustainability. Ross, the first vice-president of the National Farmers Union (NFU) in Canada and the owner of Waratah Downs Organic Farm, discussed the importance of small farmers and fighting back against global corporations. According to the NFU website, “Farmers producing diverse products must work together to advance effective solutions. The organization also works toward the development of economic and social policies that will maintain the family farm as the primary food-producing unit in Canada.” The NFU is an organization that believes that problems facing farmers in Canada are common. “I hope that farmers become less discouraged and to start thinking creatively on how they can reach out and market to the eaters in this community,” she explained. “I hope that the eaters out here who aren’t farming, start to think more strategically about what they choose to eat, how they make their purchases and who they’re buying their foods from.” What is important is bringing farmers and eaters closer together, stated Ross. She hopes that the farmers, gardeners and eaters who attended the presentation will start to join hands and work together. At the same time, Ross hopes that they farmers don’t settle for less. “I want them to push back so that they don’t let the federal government, the local government or

the provincial government dictate what’s going on and for them to start saying no,” she stated. “I want them to start doing things that make sense instead of doing things that are dictated from above.” Atamanenko agreed. “They can make this an election issue in the next B.C. federal election,” he explained. “Each province has to sign on to the trade agreements so let’s get a position from all the parties and see what they say.” For Atamanenko, the issue of food sovereignty is not an issue that belongs to one political party. “A country that loses control of (its) own food supply is, I believe, vulnerable,” he stated. “We are a trading nation and we can find a healthy compromise between trading and at the same time having control of our food systems.” To Ross, there is a distinct difference between being a farmer and being a gardener. “I think there’s a romantic idea of being a farmer and I think a lot of people who grow food are gardeners who think they’re farmers. If you lose your crop and you’re a gardener, you’re going to be OK,” she stated. “If I lose my crop and I’m a farmer, I’m going to lose my home, there’s a big difference.” The overall message was to become more engaged with where the food one buys and eats comes from. “Buy some seeds, dig up some soil and plant them, it is not that difficult. There’s so much life in a seed, put the seed in the ground, (and) ask your friends who have success growing food,” she concluded. “Under every bit of grass there’s soil. Rip out that soil and plant.” Roly Russell, president of the Grand Forks and Boundary Regional Agricultural Society (GFBRAS), Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Area D Director Irene Perepolkin and past-president of GFBRAS Doug Zorn were also in attendance.


Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Grand Forks Gazette


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❚ Our View

Restorative Justice could ease backlogs There is a backlog of cases in British Columbia’s courts. According to reports, there were 56 cases thrown out thanks delays in 2010 and 109 in 2011 and much of the same is predicted for 2012. The provincial government announced in February that there would be nine new judges appointed to help alleviate the pressure but there are some in the legal profession who doubt that will help the large number of cases which are close to reaching expiration in the courts. But there is something that can aid the provincial courts – a restorative justice forum, which the Boundary Restorative Justice Program and a number community organizations, including local RCMP, are involved in. Based on the healing circle that First Nations use, it involves an offender and victims coming together for a face-to-face forum where everyone involved has a say and restitution is decided on. There are case files which the RCMP won’t recommend for a restorative justice forum and the offenders must admit that they did something wrong and seek to make amends but the forum could be a good alternative for a number of other reasons, besides alleviating the crowded courts. Those familiar with the restorative justice forum say that it is often more difficult for offenders to face accusers in an intimate setting as they have to address the victims personally. Hearing first hand from the victim in that setting could put the offender on the spot and could cause the offender to feel more shame – it can be difficult looking the victim right in their eye. Some say that the forum could be applied to a number of different situations where someone was harmed but it is often used for first-time offenders. While some cases are fit for trial, some of the cases involving lesser offences could use the forum and even having cases of less severity off the court docket will mean less of a logjam. A similar type of forum was used in a case involving former Midway mill owners Fox Forest Products, who disturbed a riparian area near the Kettle River. Fox Forest Products took responsibility and donated money to the Granby Wilderness Committee to repair the damage, in a process those involved referred to as “quick.” Taking Fox Forest Products to court would’ve taken longer and would’ve added yet another case to the already overflowing court system.

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As dreary March concludes, April blossoms into spring. Dirt covered snow starts to melt as the weather warms ever so slightly. Let’s ignore our neighbours to the east who have been enjoying blistering hot weather for a moment. Yes, that’s me glaring at you for pictures of shorts and sandals and ice-cold drinks. Each season has its perks: fall for its vivid colours, winters for its indoor sessions of steamy cups of tea, spring for its new blooms and summer for the suns rays. Since I arrived here over six months ago, I’ve had my share of new experiences and I have definitely experienced a lot in this little community. From running the trails and my attempts at wood carving, to history lessons about the city’s past and issues of the deer.

❚ A Chin Up


Oh, deer. Everything has been a learning experience and I’ve enjoyed each new venture that I’ve had so far. My next challenge, and it will definitely be an interesting one, is to try my hand at gardening this year. For all that I love about flowers and vegetables and all things that grow, I can’t seem to keep them alive; at least, not without reminders. My main issue, I believe, is that I forget to water them. My mom can attest to the constant reminders to water the few

plants we have. Mostly it’s because when I ask myself if I’ve watered a plant, I think to myself, yes I have. Three days later, sharp green leaves are found limp and desolate. Nevertheless, let’s hope that this year fares better than all my previous attempts. As a child, rather than dehydrating the poor greenery, I recall over-watering the plants. I was probably thinking the more water the better. Oh how times have changed. There will probably be colourful post-it notes pasted around my home, reminding me to water the growing sprouts. That or I will have to make an organized schedule with arrows pointing to what days I should water and how much. Once I have a schedule, it should get easier, right?

❚ Your View

Water in the area should be chlorinated.

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Gardening takes a lot of devotion

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Childhood at hotel Editor: In the 1940s, my father was a CPR railroader. As he was very young and had very little seniority, he was bumped several times back and forth between Grand Forks and Nelson. His first bump was from Nelson to Grand Forks around 1944. As housing was in short supply and we had to move on short notice, the only accommodation my parents could find was a room in the Grand Forks Hotel Annex – upstairs in what is now Kocomo’s Coffee House. My mother would feed my younger brother and I cereal for breakfast and sandwiches for lunch in our room. She would then dress brother Jack and I up each evening and take us over to the hotel for supper. The tables were covered with white linen tablecloths and there were large picture windows looking out on a beautiful garden, where the parking lot is now – there weren’t enough cars in those days to warrant a parking lot. In the centre of each table was a tray containing salt and pepper shakers, soda crackers and hot mustard. Soup was served with every meal, hence the crackers but the mustard? We only ate there for a short time until we found permanent housing; however, while we were there, a crew of construction workers was also at the hotel, eating in the dining room at the same time. As with any two-and-fouryear-olds, my brother and I couldn’t wait for our soup to hit the table so we could start on the crackers. The construction crew got a kick out of loading the crackers with hot mustard and feeding them to us and we gobbled them up as fast as they could feed them to us, to the amusement of the entire dining room. We learned at an early age to enjoy spicy food and we still do today. Those were great days at the Grand Forks Hotel. Bob McTavish, Grand Forks


Cancer and pesticides Editor: Re: Cancer society using fear tactics (letter in the March 21 issue of the Grand Forks Gazette Gazette)) Thanks, Lorne Hepworth, for your very reassuring letter. I am now trusting that Monsanto

et al. will take care of all our pollination needs now that all the bees are disappearing. John Grandy, Grand Forks *** Editor: Re: Cancer society using fear tactics (letter in March 21 issue of the Grand Forks Gazette) Gazette) Our doctors’ organization is extremely disappointed to see the chemical industry attacking the Canadian Cancer Society. Goodness knows health authorities and industry lobbyists don’t agree on everything but all parties have a responsibility to engage in civil discourse. The industry’s unfounded allegations – against one of Canada’s most respected and trusted health charities – are just beyond the pale. No one benefits when debate is carried on in this manner. Gideon Forman, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment


Dispatch troubles Editor: Re: Gazebo at the Lake set on fire (police report in the March 21 issue of the Grand Forks Gazette)) zette As the initial caller to 911 regarding an accident above the Paulson Bridge on the morning of March 18, I wish to clarify that at no time did I, or the lady who came in to the store requesting someone to call 911, ever say that a vehicle had gone off the Paulson Bridge. I reported that a vehicle had gone over the bank, above the Paulson Bridge. When the lady recovered enough to take the phone, I heard her report the same thing. She did not witness the accident but said witnesses told her the car had flipped over the cement guardrail on the side of the highway and gone down the bank. I tried to tell the 911 dispatch it was approximately one kilometre above the bridge but they wanted to know exactly how many kilometres the scene was from Christina Lake. Neither of us knew and a customer in the store guessed between 20 and 30 kilometres. They wanted to know how steep the bank was (we didn’t know exactly) and if the car was visible from the road (no it was not). I understand Trail/Rossland was called first and about 20 or 30 minutes later, Christina Lake was called. I suggest, since we are forced to have a centralized 911 dispatch, at the very least, they should be equipped with maps

❚ OPINION and computer programs that can pinpoint local landmarks of rural areas, landmarks that local fire departments and first responders would know. Alternatively, the dispatchers must be familiar with all the rural landmarks in the areas they serve. It was very frustrating speaking with the 911 dispatch and even more so reading in the papers that the call was reported as a vehicle going off the bridge. I thank God no one was hurt. The delay experienced from having to deal with the centralized 911 dispatch could have been devastating. Betty Martin, Christina Lake


Co-ops vs. corporate Editor: Re: Steinman discusses food co-ops in Grand Forks (story in the Feb. 22 issue of the Grand Forks Gazette)) Gazette The idea of food secure communities is not a new idea by any means, in fact it plays on a time before globalization when communities were selfsufficient. In the article, “Steinman discusses food co-ops in Grand Forks,” the people of Nelson will be replacing the Extra Foods store with a food co-op. Is Grand Forks willing to take a step back from progress of the modern world and get rid of all the big grocery stores? These aren’t just grocery stores but big box stores that provide food, furnishings, pharmacy and much more. Will people be willing to go without foods like oranges from California, bananas from Ecuador, and pre-packaged TV dinners from who knows where? I don’t think so. There are plenty of farmers’ markets in the Boundary area that focus on locally-grown produce that co-exists with the chain grocery stores. Will this solve things if people make longer trips to larger centres such as Castlegar to still shop at these big box stores to get specialty groceries? Again, it seems contradictory to the food co-ops. If locally grown foods are to make a complete comeback, they must be comparably priced and in sufficient quantities. Don’t get me wrong, food co-ops sound like a fantastic idea, they just don’t seem like a viable option to overtake the large corporate powerhouses that have become an integral part of our industrialized food system. Lindsay Howes, Edmonton, Alta.

Jumbo Glacier Resort is not a done deal The announcement that the Jumbo Glacier resort proposal has received government approval on March 20 came as a complete surprise to everyone in the province, particularly those who live in ROY RONAGHAN the East Kootenays and have been watching the project for two decades. Even the proponent was surprised. The application for the development was first made when Mike Harcourt was premier and Glen Clark was environment minister. Victoria was chosen as the site for the announcement, not Invermere, the community nearest to the Jumbo Glacier. Bill Bennett, MLA for the area and Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources Steve Thomson chose to be about as far away from the epicentre of the action as one can get. Bennett said that making the announcement in Invermere would have perpetuated the division in East Kootenay communities. Maybe he didn’t want demonstrations from either side. Thomson signed what is called a master development agreement for the project and his doing so allows the proponent to begin the necessary engineering studies that precede any work on the ground. Oberto Oberti, president and CEO of proponent Glacier Resorts Ltd. says he would like to open the resort in 2014 but he must first get the area rezoned as a resort municipality. At a meeting in August 2009, the Regional District of East Kootenay board of directors handed the project to the provincial government for zoning as a resort municipality. The environmental assessment certificate that took nine years to complete was issued eight years ago. The reviewers had reached the conclusion that the project was in “the broad public interest.” However, those who are opposed have questioned that conclusion. They say it doesn’t make economic sense. The assessment certificate listed 195 conditions that must be met by the proponent. The government also has responsibility for rebuilding the logging road into the valley. Jumbo Mountain and Jumbo Glacier are located 55 kilometres west of Invermere, a small community in the Rocky Mountain trench. The resort that is planned will be built in three phases on an old sawmill site. When it is completed it will include 5,500 bed units plus 750 bed units for staff. Some 2,000 to 3,000 visitors are expected to visit the resort in the high winter season to use its 23 ski lifts. Why Jumbo? A press release from Jumbo Resorts Limited says “The resort’s location was chosen for its optimal snow conditions, high elevations, large glaciers, and the fact the Jumbo Creek valley has seen significant prior use and it provides the easiest access to 3,000 metre high (10,000 feet) glaciers in North America.” Nowhere has the proponent expressed concern about the fact that Jumbo Glacier is melting at a rapid rate. What will happen to the resort when the glaciers are gone? The estimated cost of the project is $450 million. During construction it will provide approximately 3,750 person years of employment. At completion, 750 to 800 people will be employed full time. Jumbo resort supporters are the people who look to the project as a necessary stimulus for the economy. It will provide jobs but they will be the kind of low paid jobs one finds in the resort industry: ski lift operators, food service providers, hotel staff, etc. A fierce opponent of the Jumbo Glacier proposal has been Wildsight, a group that works to maintain biodiversity and healthy human communities in the Columbia and Rocky Mountains ecoregion of B.C. The group has already begun a campaign in opposition to the project. CBC has reported that a delegation from France would be visiting Jumbo Glacier this spring. The company may well be Compagnie des Alpes, the company that expressed interest in the resort when it was first proposed. Although it has cleared a couple hurdles, the Jumbo Glacier project is still far from being a done deal. Opposition against Thomson’s decision is building.

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Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the • CAN/AM Women’s closed AA meetings, 11 a.m. to Chess Club Meets – Saturday, March 31 Glanville Centre (Perley Annex), 1200 Central Ave. Gain noon at the Anglican Church Basement. The chess club meets from 2 - 5 p.m. at the Grand confidence in position, latch-on and feeding your baby. • Crib at the Legion Hall starts 6:30 p.m. sharp. Forks Public Library. Join other players for instruction Access to a hospital-grade electric breast pump, or • Grand Forks Air Cadets meet at the Legion from 6:30 and games. All level of players welcome. borrow a hand pump, video, book or specialty breast to 9 p.m. This organization promotes leadership skills, Book Club at the Christina Lake Village – feeding equipment. Phone 250-443-3150 for more info. camaraderie and working together as a team. New Wednesday, March 28 Royal Canadian Legion Branch 59 Ladies Auxiliary members always welcome. Join the fun. Contact Jim: 1:30 p.m. Still Alice by Lisa Genova is this month's The Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 1-866-447-9307 or Janice 250-442-5732. book. 59 would like to invite any ladies who are interested, • Boundary Women’s Resource Centre Drop-in 11:30 to Book Club at the Grand Forks Library – to join the Auxiliary. Our main objective is to help the 5:00. We provide referrals, library, information, social Thursday, March 29 Veteran, young and old and their dependants. We also time for women and much more. For more info call 7 p.m. Still Alice by Lisa Genova is this month's book. help other charities. For more information please call 250-442-5212. Fabulous Friday at the Library – Friday, March 30 250-442-8446 or any L.A. member. • St. John’s Ambulance Brigade, Boundary Branch Learn to play chess and other board games. Play Are You Interested in Your Community Library? meeting 7 p.m. at 8008 Donaldson Drive. with our XBox 360 Kinect. Crafts and snack. All ages The Friends of the Library are looking for new members • Grand Forks Bridge Club meets at Anglican Church at welcome. 1 - 3 p.m. with new ideas. The purpose of our organization is to 7 p.m. for contract bridge. For info or reservations call ANKORS Mobile Needle Exchange – Friday, March 30 raise funds for the library’s “wish list.” This enables the Peter at 250-442-0681. ANKORS Mobile Needle Exchange will be in Grand Forks March 30 from noon - 2 p.m.; and throughout the Boundary (Rock Creek to Christina Lake) this same Join afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. To arrange for an appointment and/or for more information call the ANKORS Needle for their weeklyy Exchange at 1-800-421-2437 or cell phone: (250) 777-0733. Spring Bazaar – Saturday, March 31 The First Baptist Church T Craftspeople, artisans, gardens, home Invites You to an businesses... join them at the bazaar Every at the Midway Community Hall. Table rentals $15. Call Jeannette at 250Thursday 449-6804 or Fran at 250-449-2333. April 5, 2012 from Lunch available, door prizes, raffles. 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Net proceeds to Midway Community 6:30 to Garden. Pre order your tickets for $5.00 per person & Community Easter Dinner – 8:30 pm pay/pick up at the door – call 250.442.4806 or 250.442.8550. Saturday, April 7 All llevels l off scrapbookers b are welcome! Tickets not pre-ordered available at the door at $7.00 per person. Kettle River Lions Club is hosting a See in-store for details. free community Easter dinner at the 317 Market Ave Rock Creek Fairgrounds pavilion at 5 250-442-5633 •250-442-0897 p.m. No tickets needed – just arrive. Donations will be accepted. Door prizes! The whole Western Boundary library to purchase equipment, materials and services. • Grand Forks Pipes & Drums practices 6:30 - 8:30 community is invited. If you’re interested to find out more, you are cordially p.m. in Room 101 at GFSS. Beginning and experienced Golf Privilege Club Membership Book invited to attend our next meeting. For information call pipers and drummers invited to join. Lessons by The British Columbia Lung Association is offering Lee Derhousoff at 250-442-2054 or Ev Deverson at arrangement. Inquiries, please call 250-442-1249. the 2012 Golf Privilege Club Membership Book for 250-443-3225. • AA (open) meeting in Greenwood at the McArthur purchase. The Golf Privilege Club features reduced Every Monday Centre, at 8 p.m. Contact 250-446-2249 or 442-0072. green fees in courses in British Columbia, Alberta, • Senior Centre Branch 68 is holding Crib at 1:30 p.m. • Pioneer Girls/Girls in Action - Gospel Chapel 3:30-5 Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Washington State. Golf • “Are you troubled by someone’s drinking?” Al Anon p.m. Contact Eileen Gobbett at 250-442-2417. Privilege Club Membership from The British Columbia meets at 8 p.m. at the Catholic Church Rectory 7269 • TOPS is the weight loss support group of choice for Lung Association is the best way to save up to 50% - 9th St., Grand Forks. For information call Liz at 250thousands. Join us and you will see why. Weigh-in is on golf in the West. What a great gift for the golfer in at 8:30 a.m.; meeting to follow, at the Gospel Chapel the family! All proceeds support lung health research, 442-5654 or Lewis G. at 250-447-2668. (7048 Donaldson Drive, Room 302). Questions? Call programmes and lung health education. For more • Lawn Bowling - A Sport for Life, played at a casual Frances at 250-442-0638. information and to obtain your Golf Privilege Club level 6:30 p.m. (assembly 6:15 p.m.) Christina Lake. • Community Learning Place – drop-in – from 2 to 5 booklet, contact Marge at 250- 442-3522 or Michele at Bowls available, everyone welcome. p.m. at the Grand Forks Library. Come for help with 250-442-3055. • Grand Forks Border Bruins Bingo held at the Curling reading, writing, basic computer, test preparation, Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Rink. Early birds starts at 6:45 p.m. All proceeds to the citizenship study. Sponsored by the Columbia Basin Grand Forks Valley Group of Alcoholics Anonymous. Border Bruin Junior B Hockey. Alliance for Literacy and the Grand Forks Library. MONDAY at 8 p.m. (Closed Study) at Catholic Church • Drop-in carpet bowling is held at the Seniors’ Hall in • Kettle River Runners: your friendly Grand Forks Rectory - 7269 - 9th St. WEDNESDAY (Men’s Closed) Grand Forks City Park at 9:30 a.m. running club meets for a group run every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Anglican Church rear basement - 7252 • The CanCan Troupe practices from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at throughout the fall and winter at 5 p.m. at the aquatic 7th St. THURSDAY and SATURDAY (Open) at 8 p.m. at the Anglican Church on 7th St. Contact Mona at 250centre. Runs are generally 5 to 8 km in length, and Anglican Church rear basement - 7252 - 7th St. Phone 442-2237 or Mel at 250-447-2614. the group splits into runners of similar ability. Further 250-442-3839 or 250-442-8797. • Boundary Stroke Recovery Club meets at 341 - 75th information about club events are posted on our webGrand Forks & District Public Library Avenue, 10:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. For information call Ian site: Open hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to Taylor at 250-442-3545. 1st Tuesday Every Month 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays from 10 a.m. • Figure Drawing/Painting Group meets 5:30-7:30 at • The Discover Rock Creek Society meets in the West to 5 p.m. Book clubs are held the last WEdnesday of Gallery 2 (formerly Grand Forks Art Gallery). Artists Boundary Elementary School Library from 6:30 p.m. to the month at Christina Lake Village (1:30 p.m.); and the bring their own materials. Easels available. Small 8 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings. last Thursday of the month at Grand Forks (7 p.m.) donations collected to pay models. For information call • Grand Forks Elks #493 meet at 7:00 p.m. at the Food Bank Needs Items Gallery 2 at 250-442-2211 or Nora at 250-442-3668. Slavonic Hall at 686-72nd Ave in Grand Forks (except The Boundary Community Food Bank is looking for • Pickle Ball is held at the Hutton School gym from 6 to for July & August), effective Feb. 1st. New members baby food jars, small jam jars, and 250-ml plastic con9:30 p.m. $1 drop-in fee. (Also held Wednesays.) Conand volunteers are welcome. Contact Larry Jmaiff 250tainers with lids. If you can help, please call 250-442tact 250-442-2604 for information. Everyone welcome. 442-2856; Roy Stevenson 250-442-5260 or Shawna 2800 or bring them to 7419 - 2nd St. – Tuesdays only. 2nd Monday Every Month Schuh 250-442-4276. For more info: www.elks-canada. OPT (Planned Parenthood) Midway • Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary meets in the Hospital org. We look forward to participating in fundraisers Call Julie 250-449-2887 for more info. Board Room at 2 p.m. New members are welcome. For for the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children and Are you caring for a loved one, or experienced the info call 250-442-0323 or 250-442-8755. opportunities to socialize with members, guests and loss of a loved one? Every Tuesday the community. Would you like to chat with a person who understands? • The Sunshine Quilters of Grand Forks meet at 9 a.m. • Grand Forks Search & Rescue meets at 6:30 p.m. at Call Louise at Boundary Community Hospice, 250-443at the Focus on Fibre building on Donaldson Drive. For Nursery Fire Hall. New members welcome. Call Barry at 2162. more info call Rae at 250-442-3333. 250-442-5818 for more information. Boundary Breastfeeding Centre • Scrabble at the Grand Forks Public Library from 1-3 • A spiritual study group, called a Satsang, meets in the Drop in to the Boundary Breastfeeding Centre from p.m.

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Grand Forks Public Library meeting room from 7 - 8 p.m., beginning March 6. For further information on HUMUH, check our website:, or call 1-800-336-6015. Everyone welcome. Admission free; donations welcome. Every Wednesday • Senor Center Branch 68 is holding Carpet Bowling at 9:30 a.m. • GFSS Choral Society choir practice meets at 6:45 to 9 p.m. in the GFSS Band Room. Concert dates are April 28 & 29, 2012. For more info phone Joan Thompson at 250-666-0113 or Nanci Gillmor at 250-442-3935. • Boundary Hikers meet. For information and times please call 250-442-0160, 250-442-5272 or 250-4479278. • Boundary Healing Rooms - open from 1-3 p.m. at River Valley Community Church, 2826 75th Ave. Affiliated with International Association of Healing Rooms. Trained prayer teams ready to pray with you. No charge. No appointment necessary. • The Sopranos & Co. meet in the GFSS bandroom 5-6:30 p.m. They welcome students ages 12-18 who are seriously into singing. Contact 250-442-2764 for information. • Boundary Women’s Resource Centre Drop-in 11:30 to 5:00. We provide referrals, library, information, social time for women and much more. Call 250-442-5212. • Drop-in Whist is held at the Seniors’ Hall in Grand Forks City Park at 1:30 p.m. • Pickle Ball is held at the Hutton School gym from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $1 drop-in fee. (Also held Mondays.) Contact 250-442-2604 for information. Everyone welcome. 1st Wednesday Every Month • In the Company of Friends is a support group for parents/guardians who are raising children with special needs. We meet from 7-9 p.m. at the Glanville Centre, 1200 Central Avenue. Childcare is available onsite, as well as snacks and refreshments. For more info rmation contact Angela at or call 250-442-0833. • A geneology group meets at the Grand Forks Public Library at 10 a.m. Anyone interested in finding their roots is welcome to join the group. 1st Thursday Every Month • King Edward Masonic Lodge meets in Greenwood at 7:30 p.m. Reputed to be the most successful & vibrant “small” lodge in B.C. Want to know more about the winning team? Like toa ttend a “no cost to you” dinner either in November or April? C all Peter Smith at 250442-5769. • The Boundary Woodworkers Guild meets at the former SPCA site on Donaldson Drive at 7:00 p.m. New members welcome! • Members of Hardy View Lodge Auxiliary continue to meet the at 2 p.m. in the lodge auxiliary room. Following the monthly birthday celebration the auxiliary gathers for a short meeting (except July & August). We welcome new people to join us. For information call Vi at 250-442-5998 or Dora at 250-442-8108. • The Grand River Rubies (Grand Forks affiliate of the Crown Jewels of Canada Society), meet at 7 p.m. at the Library meeting room (except holidays). For further info call Pat at 250-442-0920 or Shawna 250-4424276. Dust off your Red Hat! 1st and 3rd Thursday Every Month • The Kettle Granby Boundary Fly Anglers meet at Clyde’s Pub. The 1st Thursday is an information night and is held downstairs in the pub; the 3rd Thursday is held upstairs in the meeting room and kids are welcome...this is a fly tying night plus other goodies. All ages and skills are welcome. For more information contact Bud Alcock at or call 250-443-4446. 1st Friday of the Month • The Geneology group meets at 10. New members welcome. • Open Mic –7 p.m. at Kocomo’s in Grand Forks. 250-442-5558.

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Teachers to vote in mid-April, suggest mediators CASSANDRA CHIN Gazette Reporter

The BC Teacher’s Federation (BCTF) is seeking support from its members for a possible strike during a vote on April 17 and 18. The vote asks members about a protest that could include a walkout that would violate Bill 22. The legislation bans strikes and imposes a mediator to end the long running contract negotiations between the BCTF and the government. The BCTF, though opposed to current mediation, has put forward two names, including Ian Donald of the B.C. Court of Appeal, and Stephen Kelleher of the B.C. Supreme Court as a potential mediators. Sabourin stated the two choices were chosen as trusted, neutral mediators that understand labour law. “We don’t know how the government will respond to that but those are two names put forth that we feel can do a good job mediating an entire settlement,” he said. At the BCTF’s annual general meeting on March 17 to 20, Norm Sabourin, president of the Boundary District Teacher’s Association, pointed out that there was a lot to talk about, with Bill 22 on the top of the list. “At the AGM we did put together an action plan to deal with Bill 22,” he said. “We will be having a vote, and we will be voting on the possibility of pulling extracurricular activities, and there is a possibility that we will be voting on a full withdrawal of services.” Though teachers are still actively engaged with extracurricular activities in Grand Forks and School District 51 (SD51), Sabourin pointed out that there were dozens of lo-

cal teacher associations who have passed motions to stop the activities. Sabourin is hoping that the government will reconsider and bargain with the BCTF on Bill 22. “We hope that we have a fair mediation process set up right now but it doesn’t look that way,” he added. “It looks like a mock mediation and it looks like there will be a predetermined outcome because of all the conditions placed by the government.” Since Bill 22 was passed into legislation last week, current teacher job action will stop when spring break is over. Students in Grand Forks and SD51 return to school on April 2. He also stated the union is not demanding anything, despite the notion teachers are demanding a 15 per cent pay hike over three years. “In the middle of January we put forth a new bargaining proposal, so 15 per cent is our end proposal and we are certainly willing to negotiate,” he said. “When you start off at a number, you know there’s a reasonable chance you’re going to be backing off from that number. We’re not demanding 15 per cent, yes it’s in the proposal, but we are looking for a meditative settlement that makes sense.” The first thing teachers are fighting for are for the students, with class size and composition, Sabourin stated. “This bill is just brutal. The system for compensating teachers with class sizes over 30, is absolutely insane. A class of 30 is already too big, so the government is trying to get teachers to accept an even worse situation and our students will fall farther behind.” Teachers have been without a contract since last June.

Teachers in B.C. will vote on a possible strike on April 17 and 18. Pictured here, a rally by local teachers and supporters at Gyro Park in early-March. CASSANDRA CHIN PHOTO

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The Boundary Emergency Transition Housing Society (BETHS) and Shelter Co-ordinator Tonya Galloway will be shutting the doors on the year on March 31.


KARL YU Gazette Editor

March 31 will spell the conclusion of the Boundary Emergency Transition Housing Society (BETHS) cold weather shelter’s second year and like the first, it has been a learning experience. While Shelter Co-ordinator Tonya Galloway said that the first year – which lasted from February to March of 2011 – was more of a pilot project, there were a lot more people using the shelter, as the season started in November. The shelter is currently run out of the Grand Forks Christian Centre. “We opened Nov. 1 and it’s been a ride ever since. Of course, with it being a full season and being out there, things came forward that we didn’t expect would happen, like the (Grand Forks and Winnipeg) hotel fires,” she said. “We did have protocols and procedures in place to deal with that but it was something that no one could have foreseen.” Galloway said that the funding is from B.C. Housing for emergency response and is weather contingent and because of this, the shelter won’t be available to extend its operation past March, despite some being displaced by the fire. “In the fall again, there will be conversations with B.C. Housing and another application will go in and they will approve the funding as they see (fit) and if they accept BETHS’ proposal,

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they’ll make adjustments as necessary and start again with the cold weather,” explained Galloway. As for what the future holds for the shelter, Galloway says that BETHS has a long-term vision with three phases. The first phase consisted of the trial and opening, the second involved seeing how the five-month situation with full weather response would go and the third could see a permanent, fixed location. “The partnership with the Grand Forks Christian Centre is amazing but it’s a functioning church that we take over every evening and when you’re looking at it being for five months, seven days a week, 12 hours a day, there are some limitations in terms of church use or what BETHS would like to do during the day,” explained Galloway. “BETHS would like to see a permanent location and eventually down the road, the board of directors and BETHS have discussed a 24-hour shelter for 12 months a year so individuals that come in and need services at night could also have services during the day.” Galloway and BETHS’ board of directors and staff would like to express thanks to the community partners, volunteers, and individuals who supported BETHS this season. With the contributions of time and donations, the shelter was able to have a successful second year.

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Boundary Restorative Justice alternative to courts, seeking volunteers KARL YU Gazette Editor

There is an alternative to the court system in Grand Forks and other cities that provides a more healing-oriented option for offenders and victims of crime. The Boundary Restorative Justice Program has been in operation since 2002. It is a community-based justice process based on a First Nations healing circle but isn’t a replacement for the justice system. Richard Tarnoff, co-ordinator of the Boundary program, says the program works with local RCMP and other community organizations and emphasizes repairing the harm caused by (the) conflict and crime rather than only punishing the offender. He says that a restorative justice forum is often used for first-time offenders but can be used for any situation where people have been harmed. While some might view this as an easy way out for the offender, Tarnoff disagrees. “Actually, in a lot of cases it’s more difficult, because the offender actually has to sit down and talk to the person that (he or she) has harmed and hear how what (they) did affected the (victims). It’s then up to the victim to decide what the consequences are and what the restitution should be,” explains Tarnoff. “It enables the victim to not only communicate how they’ve been harmed but also how to have the damage repaired.” Tarnoff says that even if the offender goes to court and prison, the victim usually doesn’t receive restitution for the

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damage they have suffered or a way of moving past their feelings of anger and victimization. The offender, who often pleads not guilty, hasn’t had to take responsibility, make amends or been given a way to be accepted back into the community. While the RCMP does forward cases, not every case is suitable for a restorative justice forum, however, as there must be conditions that are met. The offender has to have the desire to make amends and the victim has to be willing to participate in the process. “Certainly no sexual offenses and certainly we’re not going to recommend murder charges. It’s really a big wideopen field and what we do is look at each individual case on its own merit, Grand Forks RCMP Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison says. “We also look at the persons involved, first off, to determine whether or not the offender is an appropriate person for that type of recommendation.” Members of the restorative justice program meet separately with the par-

ties involved – offender, victim, family members and people who have been affected – and then a face-to-face forum is arranged. Tarnoff says that during the forum everyone is able to describe what happened and how they’ve been affected; an agreement on how best to repair the damage done is discussed and agreed upon and a mentor is provided to assist the offender with any problems that arise. “Once the offender completes the agreement, the case is closed and the offender has no criminal record as a result of the incident,” Tarnoff says, although failure to complete the agreement could still result in criminal charges. The Boundary Restorative Justice Program is seeking volunteers and Tarnoff says that there are a number of ways people can assist the program. “We certainly want to get as many people in the community as possible involved both as supporters and, if they have the time and interest, to take the training to become facilitators and mentors,” he said, adding that the program will be offering three-day training workshops in July. Restorative justice-type forums are also being used for environmental infractions by industries and last year, there was one involving Fox Forest Products, the former owners of the mill in Midway regarding a disturbance done to a riparian zone along the Kettle River in Midway. In that case, Fox Forest Products donated $10,000 to the Granby Wilderness Society to rehabilitate and improve the riparian zones along the river.

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Boundary Habitat Stewards focus on eco-restoration CASSANDRA CHIN Gazette Reporter

The Boundary Habitat Stewards (BHS) is a group that consists of environmentally conscious organizations around the Boundary that focuses on ecosystem restoration. BHS originally developed from an initiative two years ago from the Habitat Conservation Trust Fund. “The Granby Wilderness Society got $4,000 to look at ecosystem restoration mainly in the Grasslands, but I wanted to be more holistic about it and look at everything,” explained Jenny Coleshill, project co-ordinator and local biologist for the Granby Wilderness Society. “I also wanted

more input and help and expertise so we held a meeting two March’s ago and I brought in some experts in eco-restoration and we did a presentation.” From that meeting, a group formed that consists of the Granby Wilderness Society, the Grand Forks Wilderness Association, the Boundary Weeds Committee, the Christina Lake Stewardship Society and a habitat biologist from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources. “We’ve been meeting every other month and we’re trying to prioritize areas that need restoration,” Coleshill stated. “We are trying to be the voice for the Boundary and get money from the government to get restoration going on and what not.” Coleshill added they had just received

money to support prescribed burns throughout the Boundary. The funding will be spread throughout three years, with the BHS receiving roughly $250,000 a year to do prescribed burnings. Morrissey Creek is one of the first areas on the list for a prescribed burn this spring, Coleshill pointed out. Prescribed, or controlled, burns are used to reduce fuel buildup and decrease the likelihood of a more serious fire. “We’ll be meeting again in April to see how and when this burn will happen,” she explained. “Our team is going to looking at the weeds aspect, as well as look at the wildlife trees. We’ll be pulling away debris and

what not so that the wildlife trees won’t be burned during the prescription.” Other projects BHS will look into include watching the amphibian migration and the black cottonwood riparian restoration planning. “We look at everything. We’re interested in wildlife trees, stewardship, amphibians, birds, carnivores, and everything,” she said. “That’s why it’s important to get everyone from different perspectives together.” A BHS sign will also be placed somewhere along the Trans Canada Trail with information about eco-restoration on it. For those interested in volunteering, contact Coleshill at

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Reminiscences of by Jim Holtz

Over the last 76 years, life-long North Fork resident Carl Stone has not only seen many of the changes affecting the lives of Boundary ranchers and farmers but has experienced many of them, good and bad, himself. The horses he once learned to hitch to wagons and ploughs have been replaced by tractors; the homesteads and town sites he knew in his youth, that had dotted the Granby River valley from the beginning of the 20th century, have all slowly become overgrown and vanished. Only a few men and women who, like Carl, were raised in the North Fork remember the first families that built the log houses and cleared the land long before there was electricity or telephones or paved roads. “I was fortunate to have known many of the original settlers,” Carl says, “and to have heard their stories and remembered and recorded them over the years.” Carl is highly regarded as a local historian in the Boundary area. He has his own archive of photographs, articles and publications that recount the early days of the area, and his personal history is both interesting and indicative of a time when life was different indeed, and significantly more precarious. “I should have been born in Phoenix,” Carl says, “on the homestead my grandfather had where they later put the tailings pond for the mine but a neighbour rode on horseback to Grand Forks to get old Doc Kingston, who drove his car up and took my mother down to the hospital.” Just three years after Carl was born, his father, George Stone, was killed in an accident at the Phoenix mine. Then in 1942, Carl’s mother, Dorothy, developed tuberculosis and had to go to Kamloops to stay in the sanatorium there. While his mother was ill, Carl, who was too young to remain with his two older sisters and brother, was taken in by several different families, who looked after him. “In those days,” Carl says, “that’s just what people did. There were no social services; no one got paid for it.” As he does with most experiences in his life, Carl expresses gratitude for his atypical upbringing. “They all treated me royally and I learned something from each one.”

Carl Stone

When his mother returned to Grand Forks, they lived in town for a couple of years until she married widower Al Cooper, a horse logger and farmer. The family lived in several places in Grand Forks until 1946, when Al and Dorothy moved the family to another homestead on the old Lynch Creek Hotel site 30 kilometres up the North Fork Road. There was no way for Carl to attend school from there in those days, so he moved in with the Buck Kennedy family, on the Brown Creek Road ranch which he later bought from the Kennedy’s and where he lives today. It was there that Carl’s love of ranching really took hold, and he decided that ranching was all he really wanted to do. He worked hard on the ranch with the Kennedy’s and in return learned all the skills that a self-reliant rancher needed.

Carl Stone circa 2012

He confides that he wasn’t particularly interested in completing high school; he would have preferred working on the ranch but the Kennedy family wanted him to graduate and they had been so good to him that he felt he had to finish school, which he did, graduating from Grand Forks High School in 1955. From an early age, Carl realized that the only way he could have the ranching life he wanted was to plan carefully and frugally. “I knew I had to save,

Carl Stone at 14 with Smokey at the Lynch Creek hotel site horse barn.

dig in and do it myself,” he says. In 1955, at the age of 19, Carl acquired his first piece of property near the 25-kilometre bridge on Brown Creek Road. “In those days, that property, 80 acres, was assessed at $300,” Carl says. Two years later, he made arrangements to buy 123 acres from the Engels family, a few kilometres further north. Then, in 1967, he made two decisions that would establish for him the life he had worked for: he asked Lona Hooge to marry him and he bought the ranch he had worked on for the last 20 years from the Kennedy family. Lona, who had been recently widowed, was instrumental in helping Carl develop and maintain a successful cow/calf operation on the ranch, and Carl was happy to help raise Lona’s two children, Susan and Mike. They also had a wonderful daughter of their own, Karen, who sadly passed away at the age of 12. Though they have slowed down somewhat now, Carl and Lona at one time managed a herd of 90 animals, a herd that their neighbour, Larry Butler maintains was one of the most highly-regarded herds in the Southern Interior. “Everyone knew that Carl and Lona had the heaviest calves,” Butler says. “They really looked after them.” Carl credits Lona with having a sixth sense with animals. “She is a real animal person,” he says. “She really has a way with them.” Today the ranching life is harder and harder to get into, Carl maintains, and he feels badly that more young people aren’t able to do it. “Land is all mortgaged now,” he says, “and there isn’t enough money in it. Husband and wife have to work off the ranch and everything suffers. Someone has to be on the ranch 24/7 if it is going to work.” And that, he maintains, is too bad for a couple of reasons. “Nothing,” he says, “has contributed so much to this area over the years as farming and ranching has. Year in and year out, dollars are put back into the local economy.” In addition, for families, a rural lifestyle is extremely valuable. “People raised on ranches or farms have an advantage,” he says, “because they are used to both the good and the bad.” If that is the case, then Carl and Lona have an advantage indeed.

Carl Stone riding high on the Kennedy ranch in 1949.

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There will be an important meeting on Saturday, March 31 in the meeting room at the Regional District of the Kootenay Boundary office in Grand Forks at 1 p.m. If you are a producer of any meat, such as poultry, beef, pork, goats, rabbits etc., this meeting is very important for you. If you are thinking about becoming a meat producer, the timing is great and your attendance is welcomed. With the official announcement made by Grand Forks and Boundary Regional Agricultural Society on March 20 in regards to a mobile slaughter unit (MSU), Western Economic Diversification Canada is supporting agriculture development in the region by providing $240,000 to go with the $200,000 already secured from Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust and the provincial meat transition funds. This will insure the MSU will be built and ready for use in the fall of 2012. This is great news for the region and now is the time to come together as a group to discuss the future of meat production in the Boundary. The building of a MSU creates more opportunities for current and future producers wanting to grow meat products. Along with these opportunities come challenges we need to address and overcome. Lastly, there are regulations to be met and standards to develop. As meat producers we

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Tablets and tutoring

Just dance The Granby Dance Studio Competition Team Dancers have been preparing for the Kootenay Festival of the Arts in Nelson, B.C. on Thursday, March 29. Dancers are entering the lyrical, jazz and musical theatre categories. L-R: Melissa Dean, Kara Plotnikoff and Samantha Melchior. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Many parents and grandparents turned out at Perley Elementary recently to see how much progress students have made in a local tutoring program. The program is supported by School District 51, the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy and the Grand Forks and District Public Library and is also held at Hutton and Greenwood elementary schools. Here Colton Rooke and grandfather Bob use an iPad for learning purposes.



Travolta’s ’96 archangel fantasy a real treat LIZ MARTIN Submitted

Hi movie lovers, this time I would like to write about a wonderful fantasy movie called Michael. It is a most unusual story about an archangel called Michael, superbly played by John Travolta. This is a most unusual angel, a smoking, boozing, sugar-loving, slobby kind of character, who delivers such wisdom when needed. The cast of this film is very good, not

only Mr. Travolta, but Andie MacDowell, Bob Hoskins, William Hurt and last but not least, the late-Robert Pastorelli. It is the story of three reporters sent to try and get a story from an old lady, who claims to have an angel in her home. Jean Stapleton plays this part and it is hard to recognize her, as she looks completely different. Much to the surprise of these keen reporters, down the stairs comes this overweight man, with wings sprouting from his back. They are completely taken aback by his

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crass appearance and manners – not a bit like what their idea of an angel was – however after some persuasion, they manage to encourage Michael to come back to their office in Chicago and be seen by their boss (Hoskins). The bulk of this film is about their journey by road back to their destination, Michael in tow and many laughs and surprises along the way. I find all movies directed by Nora Ephron to be first class and this one is no different. It was released in 1996 and certainly






made a mint at the box office, with a reported total domestic gross of over $95 million. I don’t know about you, good people of Grand Forks, but I love a fantasy movie, especially one with stalwart characters like Travolta in the lead role. It is funny, sad, romantic at times and has a lovely ending. I stood and applauded at the end. It is indeed a feel-good movie with music by Randy Newman to enhance the wonderful dance scenes. I think it is one not to be missed.

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Easter Services

The physical Resurrection of Jesus Christ is central and absolutely critical to the faith of those who call themselves followers of Jesus. that is why the Passion Week which culminates in the Resurrection of Christ is the most important week of the Christian calendar. Do join us at one or more of the special services taking place in our community.

Boundary Pastoral Charge United Church of Canada (St. John’s United- Grand Forks, Perley Memorial - Christina Lake, and St. Columba - Greenwood)

Good Friday, April 6 St. John’s United Church 10:15 a.m. Hot Cross Buns, coffee and fellowship. Service at 11:00 a.m.

Easter Sunday Services, April 8 9:00 a.m. St. Columba – Greenwood 9:00 a.m. Perley Memorial – Christina Lake 11:00 a.m. St. John’s – Grand Forks Friday April 6th – GOOD FRIDAY 10:30 am Interdenominational Service and Communion Sunday, April 8th – EASTER SUNDAY 9:30 am Community Breakfast (Continental ie muffins & fruit) + Children’s

Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 am Worship Service

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Palm Sunday: Mass times as usual. Holy Thursday, April 5: Greenwood: 5 p.m. Grand Forks: 7:30 p.m. Good Friday, April 6: Greenwood: 1 p.m. Grand Forks: 4 p.m. (No Stations of the Cross Good Friday evening)

Easter Vigil, April 7: Grand Forks, 8 p.m. (No other Masses on Holy Saturday)

Easter Sunday, April 8: Grand Forks, 9:30 a.m. Christina Lake – Our Lady of the Lake, 11:30 a.m. Greenwood, 3 p.m.

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Grand Forks Christian Centre 7525 4th Street (behind Overwaitea)

Good Friday, April 6 Please join us at the Gospel Chapel for our partnership with them Good Friday

Easter Sunday, April 8 Everyone welcome at our Special Communion Service at the Grand Forks Christian Centre, 10:30 a.m. Any inquiries please call Pastor Larry Dannhauer at Grand Forks Christian Centre at 250-442-5815

Holy Week Schedule Thursday, April 5 Agape Supper followed by Maundy Thursday Liturgy – 6 p.m. Good Friday, April 6 Good Friday Service – 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7 Easter Vigil Service “Bringing in the Light of Christ” – 8 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 24 Easter Sunday Service – 10:30 a.m.

Holy Trinity Anglican Church ~ 7252 7th St., Grand Forks ~

First Baptist Church – Sunday, April 8 – Easter Breakfast and Egg Hunt 8:30 a.m. Celebration Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Everyone Welcome!

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Now let the heavens be joyful, Let earth her song begin: Let the round world keep triumph, And all that is therein; Invisible and visible, Their notes let all things blend, For Christ the Lord is risen Our joy that hath no end. – Saint John of Damascus


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Exhibitors are encouraged to provide an â&#x20AC;&#x153;experienceâ&#x20AC;? for festival attendees through demonstration and presentation. If you are selling a product, a high quality of craftsmanship is expected and your product must be crafted, grown or produced locally. Any exhibitors with imported products will be asked to remove them immediately. Please include several pictures of your work with your booking form if applicable. $45 - $55 with power

FOOD VENDOR BOOTHS The committee will be looking for a variety of local cuisines as well as family favourites. Food vendors must provide a permit from the Interior Health Authority by June 15, 2011 and abide by their rules and regulations. Non ProďŹ t $60 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Commercial $95

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

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Grand Forks Fields remains open CASSANDRA CHIN Gazette Reporter

Despite last monthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s decision by the Hudsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bay Company (HBC) to close down 141 stores under the Fields banner, the Fields in Grand Forks will remain open. According to Grand Forksâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Fields Manager Holly Morgan, another company has purchased several Fields operations, including the location in Grand Forks. Information in regards to whether or not the Christina Lake Fields store will remain open was not available as of press time. Christina Lakeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fields said they could not make a comment. Tiffany Bourre, HBCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s external communications officer, stated the decision was made so that HBC could focus on growing its other banners, including The Bay, Lord & Taylor, and Home Outfitters. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a strategic decision by the Hudsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bay Company to focus on growing our other ban-

ners,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Fields has entered into a tentative agreement with FHC Enterprises Ltd. to acquire 37 Fields store location leases.â&#x20AC;? FHC Enterprises Ltd. is headed by Jason McDougall, a businessman in metro Vancouver who has been in the retail, wholesale and discount business for over 20 years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;HBC is still done with Fields by the fall of this year and we were purchased by another company,â&#x20AC;? said Morgan. Bourre noted that while it is still a tentative agreement, the Fields name is also a part of the agreement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have a timeline for the agreement to be complete, but we expect sometime by the end of this month,â&#x20AC;? Bourre said. Morgan pointed out that if Fields were to close, the impact on the community would have been huge. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are so many basic essential needs that we have that you canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get anywhere else,â&#x20AC;? she stated. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everybodyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s happy that weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re staying and I hear that everyday now.â&#x20AC;?

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Moving towards a breastfeeding-friendly Boundary LISA McPHEE & CYNTHIA GARNETT Submitted

Breastfeeding is natural and best for babies, mothers and the environment. However, successful breastfeeding requires more than the commitment of mother and baby. Breastfeeding requires the support and encouragement of family, friends and community for success. Imagine a breastfeeding-friendly Boundary?

To take part in this initiative by placing a sticker in their window to show that they are a breastfeeding-friendly establishment. The Boundary is not alone in this initiative. Businesses across the country have begun initiatives to protect, promote and support breastfeeding practices and improve rates of breastfeeding. Businesses will be asked to show their

Glanville Family Centre participants and staff are trying to build one because although most families in the Boundary choose to breastfeed, many do not continue for as long as recommended because of lack of public acceptance. Lisa McPhee and Jessi Bryan, peer mentors from the family centre, will be reaching out to local businesses in the next few weeks to inform them of their vital part in supporting breastfeeding mothers.

support and promote awareness amongst customers and staff that breastfeeding needs to be natural or “anytime, anywhere” to meet the needs and rights of mothers and children across Canada. For more information contact Cynthia or Kristy, Baby’s Best Chance, at 250-4425355 ext. 123 or Linda, Heather or Julie, Interior Health, Public Health Nurses, at 250-443-3150 in Grand Forks and Julie in Midway at 250-449-2887.



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RDKB Woodstove Exchange Program

Grants Available To upgrade your wood heating appliance

He’s a magic man

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Murray Hatfield and Teresa brought their Incredible Evening of Magic to Grand Forks in early-March. Here Hatfield coaches Bob Devries to rip up a newspaper and then magically put it all back together again.

“Spring is on it’s way... Are you ready?”


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USCC holds annual convention USCC Submitted

The Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ (USCC) held its annual convention in Castlegar on February 25 and 26 at the Brilliant Cultural Centre. Delegates representing member communities in the Kootenay Boundary and the Vancouver, Okanagan and Calgary regions and organizational committees and groups met to review the organization’s spiritual and cultural activities, the state of its finances and assets, and structural changes implemented in 2010. Delegates expressed their appreciation to members of the organization’s governing body, the executive committee composed of Chairperson Jim Horkoff of Nelson, Treasurer Robert Zwick of Glade, Secretary Michael Davidoff of Ootischenia, Spiritual and Cultural Development Liaison Barry Verigin of Grand Forks, Finances and Asset Stewardship Liaison Briane Verigin of Winlaw, Youth, Membership and Communications Liaison Bonnie Strukoff of Delta and External Relations and Administration Liaison Maxim Voykin of Vancouver, for their effective implementation of structural changes and their prudent management of organizational affairs. USCC Community Representatives for Spiritual and Cultural Development, Colin Markin (South Kootenay communities), Leonard Markin (North Kootenay communities) and Stephanie Swetlishoff (Grand Forks communities); for Finances and Asset Stewardship, Fred Bojey (South Kootenay communities), Lovette Nichvolodoff (North Kootenay communities), and Larry Jmaiff

(Grand Forks communities), and for Youth Membership and Communications, Wendy Voykin (South Kootenay communities), Paris Voykin (North Kootenay communities) and Ellen Strelaeff (Grand Forks communities), were also thanked for their work in advancing structural changes and for initiatives undertaken within their respective communities and across the organization during their terms of service. The convention expressed its appreciation to USCC Ladies Organizations and related groups in Grand Forks and the Kootenays, the Union of Youth Council, the Cultural Interpretive Society and the Kootenay Men’s Group and to other organizational groups ranging from Children’s Sunday Meetings to Ladies Spiritual Meetings and Psalmists groups in the Kootenays and Grand Forks for sustaining the Doukhobor Life Concept, culture and traditions, their support of the organization and their involvement in the wider community. In addition, the editor and staff of Iskra Publications and volunteers administering the organization’s website were also gratefully acknowledged by delegates, who also welcomed the development of a Communications Advisory Board. During the convention delegates adopted new bylaws as well as resolutions empowering the Executive Committee and relevant Standing Committees to investigate ethical investment options, how to leverage organizational finances and assets to advance membership benefits and organizational interests, and ways to encourage more youth and adults to become engaged in organizational affairs. Delegates were pleased by the transparency and clarity of the financial re-

ARE YOU A JOB SEEKER? A CAREER CHANGER? A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT? Take advantage of this great education and employment opportunity. Selkirk College faculty and staff will be on hand to talk about our programs and how they open doors to various careers. Make valuable face-to-face connections with employers and find out which companies are hiring right now!

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port and adopted a balanced budget for 2012, with a $30 increase to membership donations across all membership categories. Appreciation was also expressed to the Ladies Organizations and Kootenay Men’s Group for their financial support, and to Theresa Dergousoff for her ongoing advice and assistance. Convention delegates expressed their appreciation to JJ Verigin for his service to the organization and membership and unanimously reaffirmed him in his role as Executive Director. Verigin thanked the delegates for their confidence and support and pledged to continue efforts to deepen the spiritual understanding and the cultural horizons of membership and to strengthen their sense of community. A highlight of the convention took place on Sunday following a traditional Doukhobor moleniye when Nick and Mildred Relkoff and Mike and Nina Jmieff, from the North Kootenay Communities, George and Katie Koochin, Peter and Vera Makeiff, and Mike and Patsy Popoff, from the South Kootenay Communities, and John and Mary Harasemow, Anne Ogloff, and Phyllis Gritchen from the Grand Forks Communities were recognized, thanked, and gifted for their lifelong dedication and service to the USCC and its membership. The convention was ably chaired by Larry Veregin and proceedings recorded by secretaries and assistants Marcia Strelaeff and Vera Kanigan, and Val Samsonoff and Fay Malins. A sumptuous meal and snacks were provided by the Kootenay Ladies organization, and convention setup and takedown was attended to by the Kootenay Activity Fulfillment Team.


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Å (12:45) ›››› “Some Like It Hot” (1959) Tony Curtis. ››› “The Long, Long Trailer” (1954) Å Be.- Made Contessa Meals Meals Diners Diners Gotta Eat Ice Cold Diners Diners Sweet Genius Å Top Chef Canada ’ Chopped ’ Å Chopped ’ Å Top Chef Canada ’ The Village Feast ’ Fish TV Snowmo Campus Planet Top Shot Å Top Shot Å Top Shot Å Top Shot Å Top Shot Å Top Shot Å Python Hunters Å Python Hunters Å Mantracker ’ Å Pawn Pawn American American IRT Deadliest Roads Pawn Pawn ›› “First Knight” (1995) Sean Connery, Richard Gere. ’ Å ››› “Kingdom of Heaven” (2005) Orlando Bloom. ’ Å American Pickers ’ Bedlam “Driven” Bedlam “Inmates” Bedlam “Committed” Bedlam “Cohabitants” Bedlam “Driven” Bedlam “Inmates” Bedlam “Committed” Bedlam Å Bedlam Å Bedlam Å Bedlam Å The Killing “Missing” ›› “The Beach” (2000) Leonardo DiCaprio. Å ››› “Speed” (1994, Action) Keanu Reeves. Å › “Stigmata” (1999) Patricia Arquette. The Killing ’ Å The Killing ’ Å Intervention Canada Paid Prog. Fishful Torrens Paid Prog. Intervention Canada Friends Friends ’70s Show ’70s Show Frasier ’ King King Friends Friends Drew Drew 3rd Rock 3rd Rock Frasier ’ Bubble Mike Cat in the Max, Ruby Dora... Are We Angelina Dinosaurs Babar Bob Build Mike Wonder LittlePony Bubble Cat in the Rolie Polie Max, Ruby Big Friend Mike Toopy Cat in the Rolie Polie Wild Clifford Curious Cat in the Everyday Impact Inside European Moyers & Company Pops Great Performances American Yiddish theater. Old Amusement Parks Hometime Old House Inside Olympia Å News Invest Meet the Press (N) Babar NHL Hockey Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins. Paid Prog. Dr. Ho News News NUMB3RS ’ Å PGA Tour Golf Shell Houston Open, Final Round. (N) ’ (Live) Å “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood” Dancing With the Stars The couples perform. Dancing With Stars E! News (N) Can Dance Dance etalk “Two Weeks Notice” ›› “Two Weeks Notice” (2002) Å Patriots Phantom Phantom Gourmet Comm Paid Prog. “The Breakup Artist” (2004) Paula Devicq ›› “Joe Somebody” (2001) Tim Allen. Criminal Minds Å Criminal Minds Å Law & Order ’ Å Law & Order ’ Å KTLA 5 Morning News at 7 Burrous, Burch. In Touch Heal Power-Juicing Cindy C Hair Loss Paid Prog. Grt Pillow Sexy Face Dr. Steve Traveler Jim Two Men Two Men ›› “Meet Dave” (2008) Eddie Murphy. Å “Give Me Your Life” “In the Heat of the Night: Geli Bendl” 30 Rock How I Met How I Met How I Met ›› “A Matter of Justice” (1993) Å ›› “By Duty Bound” (1995) Å “Grow Old Along With Me” (1995) Å News Dr. Steve Chris Chris Friends Friends Paid Prog. Hair Loss Secrets Paid Prog. Eco Co. Career Amer. Dad Amer. Dad MLB Preseason Baseball Detroit Tigers at New York Mets. (N) Å Ugly Betty ’ Å Jem Josie She-Ra He-Man Bugs & Tweety Ninja Ninja Ninja Turtles Ninja Ninja Gadget Looney Scooby Doo Movie Bugs & Tweety Garfield Gadget Batman Looney Copeland Facts Islam Context Faith Food Life Randall Believe Pwr-Mrcy David Tomorrow Prince Hope Discovery Van Impe Jeremiah Facts Hour of Power Å Living Truth ’ Arise ’ MotorWk Autoline Leader Record McL’ghlin Need Journal Contrary Truth Money Great Performances American Yiddish theater. Moyers & Company Finding Your Roots The Story of Jesus ’ Doc Martin ’ Å Russian Russian Jerseylicious So Cosmo So Cosmo ››› “The First Wives Club” (1996) Goldie Hawn. Love Trap Sex-City Sex-City Sex-City Sex-City Sex-City Sex-City ›› “Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!” Headhunters of WWII Inside--Gene Search for the Cannibal-Stone Headhunters of WWII Dog Whisperer Å Dog Whisperer Å Dog Whisperer Å Dog Whisperer Å Dog Whisperer Å Dog Whisperer Å



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Representatives from Community Futures Boundary will be knocking on doors of Boundary businesses during the next few weeks. The representatives will be conducting a Business Retention





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and Expansion (BRE) initiative in order to take the pulse of the current business climate in the Boundary Country. Business owners will be asked questions that range from sustainability and succession plans, to gaps in the local market for supplies and services and critical issues facing employees.



Community Futures Boundary General Manager Wendy McCulloch notes the completion of the study will enhance information available to decision makers about the needs and concerns of the Boundary Business community. The initiative will be made available to the region to support







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best practices and tools in business retention and expansion. “Business retention and expansion has been identified as a priority in the Boundary region through consultations with key economic development stakeholders and local businesses. The findings will ultimately strengthen the competitiveness of Bound-


2012 F-150 XLT SUPER CAB 4X4 5.0L


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WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. Dealer order or transfer may be required as inventory may vary by dealer. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. *Purchase a new 2012 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4X4/2011 Ranger Super Cab Sport 4X2/2012 F-250 XLT Super Cab 4X4 Western Edition with power seats for $30,999/$15,999/$41,999 after Total Manufacturer Rebate of $7,500/$5,500/$5,500 deducted. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate has been deducted. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,600/$1,500/$1,600 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. **Choose 4.99%/5.99%/5.99% annual percentage rate (APR) purchase financing on a new 2012 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4X4/2011 Ranger Super Cab Sport 4X2/2012 F-250 XLT Super Cab 4X4 Western Edition with power seats for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $467/$250/$620 (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of $215/$115/$286 with a down payment of $2,000/$900/$4,550 or equivalent trade-in. Cost of borrowing is $4,617.26/$2,912.72/$7,224.21 or APR of 4.99%/5.99%/5.99% and total to be repaid is $33,616.26/$18,011.72/$44,673.21. Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $7,500/$5,500/$5,500 and freight and air tax of $1,600/$1,500/$1,600, but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Taxes are payable on the full amount of the purchase price. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract with a first payment date one month from the contract date and to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by the payment due date. Bi-weekly payments can be made by making payments equivalent to the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 bi-weekly periods every two weeks commencing on the contract date. Dealer may sell for less. Offers vary by model and not all combinations will apply. †From Feb. 1, 2012 to Apr. 2, 2012, receive $500/ $750/ $1,000/ $1,750/ $2,000/ $2,500/ $3,000/ $3,500/ $4,000/ $4,500/ $5,000/ $5,500/ $6,500/ $7,500/ in Manufacturer Rebates with the purchase or lease of a new 2012 Flex SE, E-Series/ Explorer (excluding Base)/ Fusion S, Taurus SE, Escape I4 Manual, Transit Connect (excluding Electric)/ Mustang Value Leader/ F-350 to F-550 Chassis Cabs/ Edge (excluding SE)/ Flex (excluding SE)/ Mustang V6 (excluding Value Leader)/ Fusion (excluding S), Taurus (excluding SE), Expedition/ Mustang GT (excluding GT500 and Boss 302)/ Escape and Hybrid (excluding I4 Manual)/ Escape V6, F-250 to F-450 gas engine (excluding Chassis Cabs)/ F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2)/ F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew, F-250 to F-450 diesel engine (excluding Chassis Cabs). All Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, and Medium Truck models excluded. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ††Offer valid from February 1, 2012 to April 2, 2012 (the “Program Period”). Receive CAD$1,000 towards select Ford Custom truck accessories, excluding factory-installed accessories/options (“Accessories”), with the purchase or lease of a new 2011/2012 Ford F-150 (excluding Raptor), Ranger or Super Duty delivered or factory ordered during the Program Period (the “Offer”). Offer is subject to vehicle and Accessory availability. Offer is not redeemable for cash and can only be applied towards eligible Accessories. Any unused portions of the Offer are forfeited. Total Accessories may exceed CAD$1,000. Only one (1) Offer may be applied toward the purchase or lease of an eligible vehicle. This Offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. This Offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, Daily Rental Allowances, the Commercial Upfit Program, or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Limited time offer. Offer may be cancelled at any time without notice. Some conditions apply. Offer available to residents of Canada only. See Dealer for details. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for models shown: 2012 F-150 4X4 5.0L V8: [15.0L/100km (19MPG) City, 10.5L/100km (27MPG) Hwy]/2011 Ranger 4X2 4.0L V6 5-speed Manual transmission: [13.5L/100km (21MPG) City, 9.8L/100km (29MPG) Hwy]. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. 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CFB conducting Business Retention and Expansion initiative ary communities,” McCulloch says. The BRE initiative is already progressing and in the early stages. If you would like to have your business included in the survey, please contact Sarah Winton at 250-442-2722 to arrange an appointment.


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Your host Paul Bamber Former 26 year owner of Gold Dust Jewellers, Penticton

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Golfers asked to help lung association

Junior division birth years 2000-2004 Senior division birth years 1996-1999


Pick up a registration form at the Rec. Dept. or call Lee-Anna Klassen 250-442-7221 (c) * We also need coaches *

Keep girls’ ball alive!!! Check out this week’s flyers in the West Kootenay Advertiser If you watch the nickels and dimes the dollars will take care of themselves!

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B.C. Arts and Culture Week from April 17 to 28

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BC Lung Association Volunteer Director Michele Caskey of Grand Forks (left) and fundraising team member Kelsey Lenters check out the golf savings in the BC Lung Association’s 2012 golf savings book. SUBMITTED PHOTO


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The B.C. Lung Association is encouraging golf lovers province-wide to golf and save this season by investing in a copy of the B.C. Lung Association’s 2012 Golf Privilege Club membership book. The ultimate in golf savings, the book provides golf lovers with deep discounts and reduced fees at nearly 350 golf courses throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and even Washington. For just $35, you will not only be paying less to play your favourite sport but you’ll be helping the lives of the one in five British Columbians living with lung disease. “Our membership book saves golfers hundreds of dollars for less than the price of one round of golf. It’s also a great way for golfers to pay less and play more while supporting the lung association’s work to improve lung health in British Columbia,” says Michele Caskey, B.C. Lung Association volunteer director for Grand Forks. Start saving on golf and support the BC Lung Association by purchasing the Golf Privilege Club membership book today at or by phone at 1-800-665-5864. All proceeds support vital lung health research, advocacy and patient support programs.

Easter hours We are closed Good Friday April 6; open Saturday, and closed Easter Monday April 9.


It’s Spring!

Time to get seeding. We have plant trays, soil, seeds –

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The Boundary District Arts Council and Gallery 2 are again joining forces to host the Arts and Culture Week in the Boundary. They are calling all artists and crafts people to enter their creative work, to be exhibited from April 17 to 28. Application forms are available at the gallery and exhibits must be brought to the gallery by Saturday, April 14, before 3 p.m. During Arts Week, there will be tours and demos for school students in the gallery from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the library during the following hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays,

and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays – all are welcome. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. Arts week begins on Sunday, April 22, with a gala performance by member groups in music, piano, voice and violin, dances by Spirit of the Dance, Les Folles Jambettes, the Hip Sisters, poetry, the Grand Forks Pipes and Drums and a celebration of Earth Day. Admission is by donation and the proceeds go the upkeep of our community grand piano. On Tuesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m., the library is inviting all to come and meet Grant Lawrence, an author, also a free event. On Thursday, April 26, the Rick Han-

sen Relay takes place with a celebration at Grand Forks Arena. On Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m., Christina Lake Living Arts Centre presents a performance by musician Trevor Caswell. Visit the Boundary Woodworkers workshop located on Donaldson Drive near North Fork Road, on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Back at the gallery from 1 to 3 p.m. is a reception for all artists and guests with refreshments, entertainment, music, mini can-can dancers and speeches – a great way to end B.C. Arts Week. Come and meet the artists, crafts people and their wonderful creations, all amazing work. Celebrate the arts in learning and in life.

NHL Hockey Pool STANDINGS Rank

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JD Hot Picks 1 2 Girls, 1 Puck Flubby McDubbs Moth #2 Jinglenuts JR2 The Bears Han102 Flyer 74 Boilers i Rock 88 Vancouver Dunner Gran’s All Stars Rooster’s Raves Myncaster Ice The 3-A-Remo’s Racetrak Rockers Vintage Cooper Snowball Leafs Rossio3 BD Aquaris Just Flying Rally Russian Renegades Hockeyboy2 Kokanee Kids The Bruinettes Hockey Van



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Davpar Amigo 07 Holden Blue Moon Pidd’s Pros Five Hole Kootenay 1 H. Sedin Is King The Turkeys Moth #3 Julipers The Top Producers 243637 Hoot Flo Scores Senior Moment #2 Winner Trina Dunbarge Boston Champs 2011 Kenny 77 Mrs. Doubtfire Chatter Clyde’s Pub Moogieman Hockey Mom Hockeyboy Flyers 73 Az Is House League



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Sedin for the win! Gina Burroughs (far right) entered a contest at Overwaitea and won the autographed Canucks jersey of Daniel Sedin. From left, Vince, Fairyn, Erika and Gina. CASSANDRA CHIN PHOTO


Walking an inexpensive form of exercise, good for health LILLY BRYANT Grand Forks Recreation

If you want to live healthier longer, now is a good time to start with a daily walking exercise routine. All it takes is just 30 minutes of walking a day to help you feel better and younger – invest a little time for a healthier future. As we age, we must take the time to exercise. Walking is a simple but very effective way to fight the war against heart disease, diabetes and other health-related diseases. Walking is one of the easiest ways to improve your health, fitness and overall well-being. At the end of the day, it’s the sum of our steps that determines the state of our health. You may not perceive the few steps to the car or the quick walk home from the grocery store as exercise but it’s the accumulation of this activity, or the lack of it, that can determine whether you’re active and healthy or sedentary and unhealthy. From improving your health and elevating your mood to maintaining a healthy weight, walking is an ideal form of exercise for almost everyone. If you wait until you develop a health problem, you will be spending more than 30 minutes


a day on drugs, surgery and recovery, treatments, getting the medical bills paid and going to appointments. Instead, spend those 30 minutes a day beforehand in an exercise you enjoy. If walking doesn’t work try biking or swimming. If walking is too mild, try running. *** The Love and Sugar walking group is back for another season. The group meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the aquatic centre parking lot and heads out for a walk around the block. This is a self-led walking program and anyone can join. There is no fee to join but be ready for laughs and fun. *** Springtime means getting in shape for the summer and being ready to bike ride or go for hikes. Circuit classes are a great way to get an all around full body workout. Shape up for spring starts Tuesday, April 3 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will run for the month of April and May. Space is limited so call to reserve your spot. For information give us a call at 250-442-2202 or email us at You can also visit our website at www.rdkb. com to view the March flyer.

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The Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament (GFI) is proud to announce that a prominent alumni baseball team will be participating in the 32nd GFI. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is one of the most familiar names in college sports in the United States. In the sports of basketball, football and baseball, the UCLA Bruins have a history of excellence and championships. This team was started in 2005 and the chief architect behind this squad is legendary UCLA Coach Gary Adams. Adams is the winningest coach in UCLA history. In his 30 years at the helm, he led the Bruins to 984 wins and a total of 1,172 victories in his college coaching career. He coached 44 major league players while at UCLA (second most in collegiate baseball history) and was inducted into the prestigious National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 and the UCLA Hall of Fame last November. On a separate note of interest, Adams has also written several children’s books, including The Ladybug Story and So Flat, So Deep, So Far. Sharing the leadership of this team is General Manager Marty Stuka. Marty is a businessman but maintains a heavy involvement in the world of baseball, including the director of international baseball operations for MVP Baseball. He has coached against national teams from eight different countries


and in 1983, he coached the French national baseball team in the European Championships. The UCLA Alumni team makes an international trip each year. Last year they played a series in the Czech Republic; other trips have included Spain, Italy and Australia. Now in 2012, they will bring their team to James Donaldson Park in Grand Forks. Stuka said a few days ago, “We are getting very excited about the trip to Grand Forks.” GFI President Gerry Foster responded, “We also are excited, and very much looking forward to welcoming this team from Los Angeles to our community and tournament.” This year’s tournament runs from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3.


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CHURCH DIRECTORY ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA Rev. Simon Shenstone 250-442-5808 Holy Trinity Church, 7252 - 7th St., Grand Forks • Services every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. B.A.S. Eucharist St. Jude’s, Greenwood • Services 4:00 p.m. on 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays of the month St. Mary’s, Kettle Valley • Services 10:30 a.m. on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month

Winter melts, spring nears Ice on Christina Lake thaws out as the weather warms.

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


BOUNDARY SABBATH FELLOWSHIP Join us for an ongoing in-depth study of Daniel and Revelation. Saturday .......................................................................................10:00 a.m. 272-C Market Ave., Grand Forks, B.C. • Call for info: 250-442-8656

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

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

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

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

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

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

HüMüH MONASTERY Buddhist Meditation & Empowerment Centre Sundays: Meditation and Spiritual Teaching with Master Maticintin ...................................................................11:00 a.m. For directions call 1-800-336-6015 • Westbridge, B.C.

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


Cancer society applauds ban on tanning beds for youth CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY Submitted

The Canadian Cancer Society, B.C. and Yukon applauds the announcement made by the Honourable Health Minister, The local mobilization of “Tanning is Out” ambassadors Michael de Jong, to restrict access to tanning beds for young across B.C. played a role in prompting the B.C. government to people under the age of 18. The regulation is anticipated to take effect this fall, says ban teens under 18 from using tanning beds. In the Southern Interior reAmanda Harris, the Canadian Cancer gion, there have been numerous Society’s health promotion co-ordinainitiatives in Kelowna, Vernon, tor in Kelowna, B.C. Merritt, Clearwater, 100 Mile “This is another step forward in canHouse, Cranbrook, Creston and cer prevention,” said Barbara KaminInvermere. sky, Canadian Cancer Society CEO, Many people across the provB.C. and Yukon. “The decision to introince took this issue to heart and duce this healthy public policy has the support of the majority of British Co- This is another step forward in into the schools. Canadian Cancer Society health promotion co-ordilumbians and will help protect young cancer protection. nators worked with local youth people from getting skin cancer later in volunteers in 18 high schools in life.” 2011 to develop and implement Skin cancer is the most common the “Tanning is Out” campaign type of cancer in Canada and overduring the spring of 2011. exposure to ultraviolet radiation from Over 3,000 Grade 12 students the sun and indoor tanning equipment pledged to be tan-free for prom or is the major cause of skin cancer. The good news is that skin cancer is also one of the most prevent- graduation in 2011 and the Canadian Cancer Society is confident the number of students who pledge to be tan-free in 2012 able cancers. Youth are particularly vulnerable as the use of indoor tan- will be much higher. Southern Interior region high schools are pledging throughning equipment before the age of 35 increases the risk of melaout the months of March and April and over 1,000 pledges noma by 75 per cent. Melanoma skin cancer – the most serious form of skin can- have been received so far. The Canadian Cancer Society fights cancer by doing everycer – is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in youth thing it can to prevent cancer, save lives and support people between the ages of 15 and 29. Further, the incidence rates of melanoma skin cancer are living with cancer. Go to to find out more about our increasing each year. Parental consent does not work: the Canadian Cancer So- prevention activities. When you want to know more about cancer, visit cancer. ciety has been calling on the B.C. government to implement province-wide legislation banning those under the age of 18 ca or call our toll-free bilingual Cancer Information Service at 1-888-939-3333. from using artificial tanning equipment because:

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

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

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

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

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

• Indoor tanning is especially harmful to young people • Public education alone is not working • Voluntary guidelines are not working • Parental consent does not work

Sonia Willson


Funeral Home

Serving the community since 1936

May 31, 1938 ~ March 29, 2010

If love looked in a mirror, it would see my mothers face. She was always ready to do her best with a heart so true and caring. Mom devoted her life to those she loved and those she loved remember. I mourn and honour her, for all that she has done. Treasuring all our memories for the rest of my life. From your loving son ~ Graeme

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The First Baptist Church Invites You to an Easter Tea April 5, 2012 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Blaine R. Krist Our staff is committed to your complete satisfaction. We pride ourselves on the quality of our service, LOWEST PRICE, and our dedication to the community.

Pre order your tickets for $5.00 per person & pay/pick up at the door Call 250.442.4806 or 250.442.8550. Tickets not pre-ordered available at the door at $7.00 per person.

Wear you best Easter Bonnet & come out ready to have fun!

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Notice of Passing ~ In Memoriam Call Delphine at 250-442-2191 ext. 205 to place your announcement

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Forget about the future The future is not ours to predict. Nevertheless, some try. In 1899, ❚ View Charles H. Duell commented, “EvFrom erything that can be invented has The been in invented.” He was wrong. Pulpit In 1943, the chairman of IBM, Thomas Watson, predicted that there KEN SCHAUER was a world market for maybe five computers. The president, chairman, and founder of Digital Equipment Corporation said that he saw no reason anyone would want a computer in his or her home. Even Bill Gates was greatly mistaken in his predictions when in 1981 he said, “A computer with 640 K of memory “ought to be enough for anybody.” The computer we have at home has many times the maximum memory that Bill Gates suggested. There was a prediction from an expert at Decca Recording Company that didn’t turn out as expected. He stated, “We don’t like their sound and guitar music is on the way out.” That was his evaluation of the biggest-selling musical group of all times, The Beatles and proved to be very much off the mark. I don’t know what will happen next year, next month or even tomorrow. I do know one thing – our Lord is in the future before we get there and will be with us. Also, in Matthew 6:34: “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.” Committing our life into the hands of Jesus lessens the fear and worries of the future. – Ken Schauer is pastor of the Christ Lutheran Church in Grand Forks

Notice of Passing GEORGE FRANK SHERBININ 1932 - 2012 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George Sherbinin, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was born on June 5, 1932, at Crescent Valley, B.C., and passed away on March 17, 2012, at the age of 79. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 51 years, Maxine; and his children: Carrie (Dale Mader), Alan (Linda), Jill (Craig Harsany) and David (Melanie); and he is lovingly remembered by his grandchildren: Brooklyn, Lisa (Steve), Keri (Darren), Nicholas, Craig, Jordyn, Claye, Reese, Libby and Emmett; and great-grandson, James. Harley (the cat) will also miss him. George is fondly remembered by Jim and Phyllis Olsen (brother-in-law & sister-inlaw), Daphne Sherbinin (sister-in-law), his nephew Guy Owens, and numerous nieces and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Helen Sherbinin; his sister, Tania (Don Owens); his brother, Johnny; and his brother, Gus. George was also a treasured friend to many. He contributed greatly to the community of Midway, B.C., where he resided almost his entire life. George was involved in the lumber industry, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. As a young man, he took over the operations of Boundary Sawmills as vice president, and then later as president (in 1966). After selling the mill to Pope & Talbot in 1969, he stayed on as president for five additional years. He created George Sherbinin Lumber Ltd., a successful wholesale lumber company, and later purchased a small mill operation at Westbridge, B.C., with Jim Olsen that they named S & O Sawmill. George spent many years volunteering for clubs and associations - including the Kettle River Lions Club; president of the Midway Curling Club; director of the Kettle Valley Golf Club; school board member for School District #13; director for Interior Lumber Manufacturer’s Association; director for Interior Labour Relations; director for Silver Lake Forestry Education Center; and director for Pacific Enercon. George and Maxine enjoyed travelling – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, was always a favourite destination. Summers spent at the cabin on Osoyoos Lake were especially cherished. George loved fishing on the Kettle River, curling, hunting and golfing with family and friends. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of George’s life that will be held at Boundary Central Secondary School at Midway, B.C., at 1 p.m., on Saturday, April 7, 2012. There will be a tea at the Midway Community Hall following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that contributions be made to the Kettle Valley Bursary & Scholarship Society (KVBSS) in George’s memory. Contributions, payable to K.V.B.S.S., can be sent to Leslie Walker, Box 362, Midway, B.C., V0H-1M0. Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting: Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver and Osoyoos.

Notice of Passing From left to right: scenes from last years Gallery 2 Garden Tour.. KARL YU PHOTOS

Notice of Passing BEATRICE DECOURVILLE February 10, 1910 to March 20, 2012 Bea Decourville peacefully passed away at the age of 102. Bea is survived by her two nieces Joyce Stearn and Marjorie Gackstatter, both of Chemainus, B.C. and her stepson Richard Decourville of New Brunswick. Bea was born in Vancouver. She married Alex Decourville and they resided in several communities throughout the province including OK Falls, Greenwood and Midway. Bea was a kind, gentle person with a great sense of humor. She made a lasting and loving impression on all who came to know her. At Bea’s request there will be no funeral service. She did, however, request that we all remember her fondly and rejoice her life.

Notice of Passing ALICE MAY LATREILLE It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of Alice May Latreille fondly known as Mom, Nan and GG Nan. Nan passed away peacefully at the Hardy View Sunshine Manor on March 21, 2012, at the age of 95, just shortly before her 96th birthday. She was born and raised at Kerr Creek near Midway. She started school in the little old school house just below the Graser (now Lee) farm at Kerr Creek. The school is now a house in Greenwood. From there, many years were spent riding horseback with her brothers, sister and the Horovatin brothers to school at Boundary Falls. At Grandma and Grandpa Grasers’ fox farm at Kerr Creek she met Harold Latreille and they were married in Spokane. They had two children, Herb and Myrtle. Her husband and son both predeceased her. They spent time working at Ingram Creek, Copper Mountain, Princeton, Merritt and the Okanagan. Most of her life was spent raising her family at Greenwood. Nan enjoyed playing bingo and crib, and especially camping and picking huckleberries, gardening and dancing. She was a great cook, always baking treats for everyone, especially donuts and chocolate cake for Dean. Her most precious moments were spent with her family, especially the grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Alice was predeceased by two brothers, Ted Bauer and Bud Pasco. She is survived by her sister, Cecilia Kincaid; brothers, Junior and Jim Pasco and families; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She had five generations in three ways, which she was very proud of. A special “Thank you” to all the staff at the Hardy View Sunshine Manor who took such good care of Nan while she lived there. We also extend our appreciation and thanks to all the staff at Parkview Manor in Midway where she enjoyed living. Family values, cheerfulness and molding our lives was your greatness! You touched the hearts of everyone who knew you. We will miss you dearly, Mom, Nan and GG Nan. Cremation Services entrusted to The Baker family of Grand Forks Funeral Home.

LANDON ERNEST RICH May 8, 1938 to March 11, 2012 Wild Ride Who would have known an adventure of a lifetime Riding on whirlwind through time Time is a substance from which we are made It carries us along like a river Sometimes the flow is gentle other times a raging torrent Travelling the mountain tops to the valleys below At last to the crossroads of life and death The final ride into eternity Rest in peace my love. He is survived by 13 children, 40 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Cremation was on March 14, 2012, at Hanson’s Arbor Funeral Chapels and Crematorium of Kelowna, B.C.

Notice of Passing WILLIAM DOUGLAS THOMSON December 11, 1947 to March 20, 2012 On Tuesday morning, the first day of spring, a day of renewal and rebirth, Dad lost his short but courageous battle to cancer at the age of 64 in Grand Forks, B.C. He passed peacefully with family by his bedside holding his hand. Dad was born at Vancouver, B.C., to William and Elizabeth Thomson. During his boyhood years the family moved from Vancouver to Michel/Natal, then to Mission where he graduated from high school. Following graduation, he joined the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce where he was promoted with distinction through the ranks to branch manager in various communities in B.C., including: New Denver, Prince George and finally Grand Forks in 1983. He retired in 1993 after 28 years with the bank. In 1996 he fulfilled a long-time ambition with Mom and went ranching up the Burrell with his friend, Walter Austin, on the Burrell Creek Ranch. They all moved back into town when fire destroyed the ranch house in 2003. Doug is lovingly remembered by Sue, his wife of 40 years; son, Peter (Kirsten) and their sons, Liam, Noah, Lyle and Logan of Langley; and his daughter, Melissa of Grand Forks (who has been his rock and care-giver through his illness) and her son, Phoenix (the pride and joy of Dad’s life), who misses his “Papa” very much. His sister, Maureen (Wayne) Booth of Salmon Arm; and his good friend, Walter Austin, also survive him. His son, Christopher, predeceased him in 1982, as have both his parents. Dad was a person of exceptional intelligence with knowledge of many subjects and tried his best to mentor and challenge his cherished grandson, and constant companion, Phoenix. Right to the very end he was planning new projects and set about doing what he could to make life easier and better, to the best of his decreasing ability, for the people he loved but was forced to leave. So much to do, so little time to do it. So much to say in so short a time. Family dinners were frequent, not just on special occasions, but just because we could. Anyone who met Dad will well remember his handshake was second to none. Sometimes our loved ones become more alive to us than ever before. Now we are seeking a new relationship with him, even though he is out of sight. My father requested that we skip a memorial, and celebrate his life later this year. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Boundary Community Hospice Association may be made in his memory. Cremation has taken place. Graham Funeral Home of Oliver, B.C., has been entrusted with care of arrangements.


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Career Opportunities CITY OF Yellowknife Building Inspector II. The City of Yellowknife has a vacancy for a Building Inspector II. For more information on this position, including salary and benefits, please refer to our web page at: Submit resumes by April 5, 2012, quoting #220-139U to: Human Resources Division, City of Yellowknife, P.O. Box 580, YK, NT, X1A 2N4, Fax: (867) 669-3471, or Email:

The Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice is a local innovation in health care, and part of a province-wide initiative designed to strengthen primary health care in B.C. Operating as a non-profit society, the Division aims to increase primary health care capacity and improve patient and population health outcomes by developing and implementing programs and services that will positively impact family physicians, nurse practitioners and their patients.

Executive Director The Division is seeking an Executive Director to coordinate and supervise management of the Division’s primary health care projects and to build strong relationships with Division members and between the Division, the health authority and the Ministry of Health. As well, the Executive Director will be the lead staff person for the organization, providing overall organizational development, management and leadership of the Division in support of the Board’s mission, vision, guiding principles and strategic directions. For a complete job description and posting, please visit:

Recruitment Project Manager The Division is also seeking a Recruitment Project Manager to develop and implement a physician recruitment initiative for general practitioners, specialists and locums in Kootenay Boundary. For a complete job description and posting, please visit: Closing deadline for both positions is Friday, April 13, 2012.

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Heavy Duty Mechanic Sunny Okanagan. Required for maintenance & repairs of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic systems, & diesel 2 & 4 stroke engines. For details or to apply: e-mail Museum Coordinator. Please see detailed job description at T-MAR INDUSTRIES located in Campbell River is hiring for the position of Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. Position comes with a competitive benefit package and applicant must possess a valid driver’s license. Contact Tyson Lambert. Mail: 5791 Duncan Bay Road, Campbell River BC V9H 1N6 Fax: 250-286-9502.


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Medical/Dental Dental Assistant required Reply to Dr. Harvey Thompson, #22-665 Front St., Quesnel, BC V2J5J5. 250-992-3771

Work Wanted Carpenters & Construction laborers wanted, apply in person to Harry or Jack at 2350 72nd Ave. Grand Forks, beside Recplex.


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The Trail Daily Times has an opening for a part time reporter/photographer. As a member of our news team, you will write news stories and take photos of Greater Trail events, cover city council and other public meetings and respond to breaking news stories. You must work well under pressure, meet daily deadlines and be a Áexible self-starter with a reliable digital camera and vehicle. This union position is for three days a week, with the potential for full-time work during holiday relief periods. This is a temporary position, minimum of one year. Computer literacy is essential, experience with layout in InDesign an asset, newspaper experience or a diploma in journalism preferred. Some weekend and evening work is involved. The Times offers a competitive salary and beneÀts. The successful candidate will be required to become a member of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union, Local 2000. QualiÀed applicants should apply in writing no later than April 5, 2012 to: Guy Bertrand, managing editor Trail Daily Times 1163 Cedar Ave. Trail, BC V1R 4B8 Fax: 250-368-8550 Only qualiÀed candidates will be contacted; no phone calls please.

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Hogg’s Multi Yard Services. Weekly lawn cutting; yard clean up; will pickup furniture & appliances. 250-442-8163.

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Beautiful Timothy mixed with 10% Alfalfa. No Hoary Alyssum. $4.50 bale if you take more than 10 bales. Call 250442-3113. Orchard grass/alfalfa, mixed hay, small square bales, barn stored. 250-442-4204. Quality Hay Alfalfa or Alfalfa/Grass. Irrigated, weed free, by the bale or ton. Deane Farms, Grand Forks. B.C. 250-442-3400.

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Auctions HUGE RANCH & Farm Equipment Auction. Saturday April 14, 11am for Allan Smashnuk at 6188 Vla Road, Chase BC, Tractors, Haying Equipment, Livestock Equipment, Welding Equipment, etc. Phone: BC Livestock (250)573-3939

The successful applicant must be a highly motivated team player, with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Alternate schedules and shift work will be required for a demanding, high paced environment. Excellent wages and benefit package as applicable in the United Steelworkers Local 1-423. Interfor’s Board of Directors approved a $24 million capital plan to upgrade the Company’s Grand Forks and Castlegar sawmills. The plan involves the installation of a new small log line at Grand Forks to replace existing two-line facility, along with funds to complete the installation of an automated lumber grading system. The Grand Forks project is budgeted at 19 million and will incorporate the same technology recently installed at the Company’s Adams Lake sawmill. Construction will commence in the first quarter of 2012 and will be completed in mid 2013

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Grand Forks: Sat+Sun, Mar 31 + Apr 1,2255 72nd Ave, 9am-4pm.

Wood pellets and the units that heat with them at Snowball Ventures. 250-442-2943. INSPECTIONS (WETT) and solid fuel appliances at Snowball Ventures. 250-442-2943. 4 Bridgestone all terrain T/A tires, 275/75/16, 90% tread left. $400 set. 250-442-7313, Steve. Couch, love seat & matching recliner. Black fabric $300 obo, 3.5’ x 6’ utility trailer,$300 obo, 10” table saw on stand $125 obo. 250-447-6341.

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Garage Sales Grand Forks: Moving sale. 5440 Hwy 41 towards Carson border, driveway south side of house, back yard, Thurs-Sat, Mar 29-31, 8:30-5. Grand Forks: Sat, Mar 31, 1337 67th Ave, 9am-1pm. Grand Forks: Sat + Sun, Mar 31 + Apr 1, 2710 Placer Place, 9am4pm.

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Firewood/Fuel DUSTIN’S FIREWOOD: Top quality dry larch. $200 cord, split, delivered. 250-442-8571.

Clean unprinted paper! - craft or art projects - bird cages - personalized wrapping paper - wrapping parcels - table coverings games - colouring mats Paper roll ends available at the Gazette. Assorted sizes & prices. Phone 250-442-2191, or drop by our office at 7255 Riverside Dr. Craftsman 8 HP snow blower, 25 in, $150; elliptical cross trainer exerciser $40. 250-4420242. Futon $80, Electrolux (new) $1,500, Dog Kennel $45. 250442-2119 or 250-442-7511. HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 RCA TV’s: 32 inch $100 & 21 inch $20. 250-442-8479. SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 - make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free info & DVD: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.

STEEL BUILDINGS For all uses! Spring deals! Make an offer on sell-off models at factory and save thousands now! Call for free brochure. 1-800668-5111 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 1-800668-5422.


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Farm Equipment 2 horse bumper pull horse trailer. Good condition, 4 wheel brakes, good tires. $1,200 obo. 250-442-3348.

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White sliding closet doors. 2 panels each 30x80 in & hardware. $50. 250-442-3979.

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All Dog & Cat All Grooming Natural Choice Dog & Supplies! Check out our great in-store specials! Cat Foods!

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Building Supplies WANTED Old Barn Board any size, shape, and kind of wood, preferably FREE. Please call 250-442-6611.

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Interested applicants should forward a resume, or complete an hourly application available at the Grand Forks Office by April 15, 2012 and forward to: Ken Makortoff, Interfor Ltd. Box 39, Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0 Fax: (1) 250-443-2434 or email:


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Happy Feet Dog Walking Services. $10/hr afternoons, evenings, weekends. Call Charmaine, 250-442-5686.

The successful candidate will be a certified electrician (BC/IP),with preference given to candidates who have experience in the lumber manufacturing industry. Preference will be given to candidates who have Allen Bradley PLC experience. Ability to troubleshoot and repair VFD drives, optimizer systems, scanners and computer skills would be an asset.

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Ladies CCM 15 speed bike, $100 firm. Exercise bike, has display $60. 250-442-5959.

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Grand Forks: REDUCED! Peace of mind in a country setting & only mins to town & affordably priced. This updated 2 bdrm Manchester mobile is a very comfortable starter or retiree option. Fully fenced, landscaped .5 acre & outbuildings are ready for the yard or gardening enthusiast! Why rent? $145,000 obo. 250-4428185.

Newly Renovated 5 bdrms, 2 baths, everything brand new. $259,000. 250-442-8760.

WINNER Scooter with hood. Excellent condition $1700 250-368-9619

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

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Jazz 250-443-9088

Sharon 250-442-6396


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


Val 250-442-7655

Heather 250-443-4320

Ingrid 250-442-3425

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Piano - Mason & Risch, with stool & accessories, exc cond, modern style . 250-442-8044. Piano tuning and repair. Call Mike, 250-442-3366.

Grand Forks: 1 bdrm plus den apt downtown, $700 month, 2 bdrm mobile, private setting, $600 month; 2 bdrm apt, balcony, $750 month; 2 bdrm home with large office/den space, 1.5 baths. Very close to downtown, $850 month; 3 bdrm home, 5 apps, fenced yard, $850 month. N/S, N/P, References. Ken: 250-442-2632.

Sporting Goods 2001 SKI DOO 700cc $3,500 (obo). 250-442-8699.

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Grand Forks: 1-bdrm, $530/mo w/utilities, N/P, N/S. Senior or mature person only. Avail April 1. 250-442-0687. Grand Forks, Bachelor suite, N/S, N/P avail April 1-250-8389757 Grand Forks: Newer 2 bdrm apt in 6-plex, ground level, avail. April 1. 250-838-9757.

Apt/Condos for Sale 2 story 3bdrm, 1.5 bath, immaculate townhouse, w/finished basement. A steal at $140,000, but open to offers. #18 1410 78th St. Close to high school. 250-442-0610. Grand Forks: 3 bdrm condo, #1-6690 21st St, recent upgrades to bathroom & kitchen, new paint, asking $135,000. 250-443-1403.

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

Grand Forks: 1972 12x68 ft Leader mobile home, 3 bdrm, F/S, W/D, A/C, truss & steel roof built over existing roof, 1/2 new windows. Some blocking & pads included. Good starter home, well looked after, ready to go! $5,500 obo. 250-4428750. Please ask for AnnaLise or Ed.

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Need a small acreage with a charming home? 3 beds, 1 bath home on 1.12 flat acres. Large master bedroom, hardwood floors, big double unfinished basement, pantry and cold room.$230,000 Call Ingrid MLS# K206496

Are you looking for that home with an open concept living? 4 beds, 2 baths modular home on 0.613 acres. Master bed has a his n’ hers closets and bath with a 2 person jetted tub. This home has two dishwashers in the kitchen. Large dining room with pantry and plenty of room for your growing family. $230,000 Call Ingrid MLS# K205773

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

6.45 acre farm of your dreams!! 2 beds, 2 baths, dining room, eat in kitchen, sunroom, living room and large sundeck. Large two story shop, large barn with chicken coop, two car attached garage and large breezeway. Perfect for the mechanic, gardener and the horse owner! $365,000 Call Ingrid MLS# K197513

“Lovely level large building lot; mountain views, walk to Greenwood’s quaint shops. Services at the lot line. $39,900 MLS# K203995 Call Heather

“Fixer-upper,” value-priced mobile on it’s own large lot... NO PAD FEES! Walk to town, river, shopping, recreation, etc. 2 bed, 1 bath, quiet area. $86,000 MLS# K206102 Call Heather

JUST LISTED-2 bed/2bath Bungalow. Gas F.P. Fenced yard-Ideal Location! $249,500 Call Sharon

Great Opportunity! $249,900 Anne’s Bake Shop is located on Bakery Frontage Road, the hub of Christina Lake BC. Centrally located to campgrounds and public beaches, this property is zoned R4. There are 2 lots in this parcel. In addition to the bakeshop, there is a 900 sq ft. house as well as multiple storage buildings. The private back yard is like a park. MLS#k4100115

55+ Acres in City of Grand Forks Level, paved access on all sides. Potential galore. $699,000 Call Sharon

Relax on your lake front property at Christina Lake. 2.6 acres of private boat access with close to 300 feet of beach. A seasonal creek flows down the edge of this fantastic property. An 11x14 rustic cabin and a large deck for you to enjoy your hot summer nights. MLS# K211497 $419,000 Call Jazz or Val for more information

Over 5 acres close to town. Vacant land, great valley views, private, choose your own building site. All for $149,900 Call Val or Jazz for more information. MLS#K211357

Fantastic view on this private .908 acre property. Ideal location to build your dream home or a great rental income property. MLS# K211341 $119,000 Call Jazz or Val for more information.

Property Management Services Owners and Prospective Tenants Call

250-442-2711 Toll free: 1-800-567-3199 Website:

Ken Dodds 250-442-2632

WOW! LOTS OF HOUSE! Great location, over 2,300 sq. ft. of finished space on 2 floors. 3 BR up and 1 down, 3 baths, large rec room and much more. Call your realtor to view and try your offer. Only asking $229,900 MLS# K201213

Adult community living. 925 sq. ft. modular home in just like new condition. 2 BR., ensuite plus main bath, walk-in closet, central air and much more. Priced to sell. $135,000 MLS# K206271

Designer’s touch! Custom built new home. Granite counters, maple cabinets, hardwood and porcelain floors, heat pump. Complete RV hook-up. Basement entry for potential in law suite. Top quality finishing $429,900 MLS#K205641

SPECTACULAR view lot in English Ridge Estates! 2.49 acres overlooking Christina Lake, the best lot available on the market today. A mandatory building scheme will ensure continuity & protect your investment in one of the most prestigious developments in the Boundary Country. $274,000 MLS# K192187

Great little house on 2 city lots, fully fenced. This house has many recent upgrades, bamboo and tile floors, bathroom upgrades and new windows. Priced to move fast. $164,900 MLS# K211384

NEW LISTING. This mobile is on a corner lot just outside of city limits. Priced very near assessed value. Large living room, fireplace and three BR. Live in or make this a rental investment. Needs some TLC. $99,500 MLS# K211514

Looking for your piece of paradise? Then come and view this unique home on over 52 acres. It comes with outbuildings, a huge pond, and a potential mortgage helper. $349,000 MLS# K211220

The Price is Right! Location is central! 3 BR home, full basement, carport, large lot perfect for gardening! Right price of only $149,900 MLS# K206500

3000 sq ft Light Industrial/ Commercial building on .57 acres. Two units of 1500 Sq. Ft. each, great location, access and tons of parking. Easy to add on to for more space or revenue! $248,800 MLS# K3800357

Large and lovely 3 BR 2 BA home with large bay windows and loads of charm. West facing front porch is the perfect place to enjoy our early spring days. Original clear fir floors. Built-in china cabinet. Beautifully maintained. $299,000 MLS# K210778

Central Grand Forks. 2 large BR. 2 BA, 1 bathroom has all new fixtues. Large 16 x 24 enclosed deck. Lane access. Well built and a good project for the handyman $149,900 MLS# K211256

Brand New Home! Full Warranty! $320,000 MLS# K210125

OWN a home and LAND for less than renting. Call your Realtor to view! $79,000 MLS# K211606

PANORAMIC VIEW!!! 10 acres all arable, with 2 BR. 1991 mobile in excellent condition, barn, shop, root cellar and greenhouse. $299,900 MLS# K202596

Approximately 270 feet of riverfront on 5.76 acres. 2 meticulous homes. Best value for your money! $397,500 MLS# K211463

Friendly strata community by the lake! Choose and decorate your brand new modular home and enjoy carefree living. Developer will consider creative offers on any lot. Prices start at $71,900 MLS# K210159

Linda Laktin 250-442-3099

Wayne Greenhalgh 250-442-9090

Harry Davy 250-442-0466

Cindy Anthony 250-442-7379

Barry Poppenheim 250-449-8276

Deanna Thompson 250-442-7971

Terry Mooney 250-442-6777

Pete Vanjoff 250-442-7415

Brian Thate 250-442-7370

Scott Vanjoff 250-442-7700

Ken Dodds

Linda Gray

Pat Ballard

Gayle Holmes

Aaron Anthony






Gary Smith 250-443-1256

Grand Forks Gazette Wednesday, March 28, 2012 A33




Commercial/ Industrial

Misc for Rent

Mobile Homes & Pads

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

Grand Forks: approx 1,000 sq ft open area plus 200 sq ft office area with 22’ x 22’ attached workshop. Lots of parking, great location, good signage on main road. Security system installed. $750 month plus utilities. Call Jim @ 250-442-9780

Mobile Homes & Pads

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

Houses For Sale

Grand Forks: 33 ft penthouse 5th wheel set up on the river, asking $13,000. Pad rent $300 a month. Will consider rent to own. Call 442-2995 after 5pm. Grand Forks: Mobile home pad on the river, $300 a month pad rent. Call 442-2995.


Grand Forks: older clean motor home on 5 acres, w/power. $450 month. 250-442-0122, 250-493-1807.

Homes for Rent Grand Forks: 2 bdrm, $700 month plus utilities. N/P. Avail immediately. 250-442-5111 or 250-442-2804. Grand Forks Just renovated 3 bdrm. Avail. April 15th. $800/m + utl. 250-442-6603.

Houses For Sale


Homes for Rent

Homes for Rent


Want to Rent

Responsible family or persons to rent a 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, full basement. Close to school, very lg back yard all fenced. Avail May 1, N/S N/P, Ref req. $1,150. + utilities. 250-4425160.

Land available to grow hay or other crop. 250-442-6822.

Grand Forks: Wanted! House to rent. Professional working parent looking for 2-3 bdrm in town, close to town. Clean, responsible tenant. Need fully fenced yard. Elizabeth, 250-442-6611, 250-5849100 or 9-5 at 250-442-2191.

Houses For Sale

TWO bed room house in Grand Forks, large fenced yard, great for kids, $750 per month plus util. All appliances included, n/s, pet negotiable. Available April 15. phone 778476-2782 or 250-809-1950


MLS# K4100087



MLS# k211128







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Shen Nong

• Chinese Acupuncture & Herbs • Reflexology & more

Gunter J. Beisswenger DR. T.C.M 250-442-5802

Clocks, Golf Items Granite headstones Corporate Awards Cremation urns




Winter Specials

Free Estimates ~ References FREE FREE FREE



250-443-4251 • 250-442-3823


Your Mobile In-Home Decorating Service Window Coverings • Blinds • Custom Bedding • Custom Drapery • Drapery Hardware • Interior Design Consultation • Colour Consultation

Laurine Vaugeois

Grand Forks, BC Phone 250-442-0826 Interior Design Consultant Cell: 250-442-7355 Fax: 250-442-0883




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Mechanical Inc.


Phone Dana ~ 250-442-2445

Free auto removal Free metal drop off & pickup

1-800-910-6402 DL# 7557

MR. & Mrs. FIX IT

Classic Design Studio

Big Y Auto Recycling

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


7487 2nd St. Grand Forks


MAY-SEPT. GRAND Forks area. Employed, shared accommodation ok. Steve 250505-3682 or 250-229-4555.

Call us for all your plumbing needs Residential – Commercial Senior’s TEL: (250) 443-2375 Rates!

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Prevention and Treatment of Diseases

Call Delphine at 250-442-2191 Ext. 205 to advertise in the Marketplace


Misc Services

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


Want to Rent



6000 SQ. FT. RETAIL BUILDING In busy downtown Grand Forks. Make it into whatever suits you. Presently its the only furniture store in the valley and it’s move in ready low maintenance. Metal roof and metal siding. Lots of parking. Upstairs suite available on mezzanine level MLS# K410061

Townhouses Grand Forks: 3 bdrm at the Sands on the river. W/D. N/S only. $650 month. References required. 250-442-3766.


Houses For Sale

Pete Vanjoff 442-7415 • Scott Vanjoff 442-7700

6.3 ACRES with GREAT SANDY BEACH and river frontage. Home and large barn are high and have a wonderful southern view to the river and Galena Mountain. The 5 acre lower pasture is in the flood plain. Private 2 bedroom home that needs some tlc.


Grand Forks lg home on acreage. 778866-8511, 250-442-2549. w w w. h o m e away. c o m / va c a tion-rental/british-columbia/chr istina-lake/r25986. #379429. Grand Forks: Newly renovated 2 bdrm mobile w/ addition and woodstove, 2 car garage, 24 km north of town. 250-4420930. Immaculate new property quiet and cozy. Large 2 bed room apartment, main level of home on 16th Ave in Grand Forks ,all utilities and air conditioning included $750 per month available April 1st Call Dan 250-231-8667

Features of the Week

GREAT RIVERFRONT Commercial/residental opportunlty. Established Convenience Store, 7 spot Mobile Home Park, 7 spot riverside RV Park and U-Haul outlet. 4 bedroom attached residence on 2.22 Acres. Turn key operation includes equipment and ATV with snow plow.


Mars Magic Touch New Day Spa

Now offering overnight accommodations

• Micro Current Facelift • Holistic Massage • Ionize Foot Detox • Infrared Sauna • Hot Stone Therapy • Hot Lava Shell Massage • Spa Treatments • Intense Pulsed Light COME OUT TO WALK THE TREE MAZE

Call Marlene

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


250-442-3620 • Foundation • Framing

(250) 442-7210

Boundary Honey DO! Prompt & Reliable Handyman

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

Peter Kootchin 250-442-7532






Auto Financing

Auto Financing

Auto Financing

Scrap Car Removal

SHIFT AUTO FINANCE Get Approved Today! CREDIT DOESN’T MATTER.. For The Best Interest Rate Call: 1.877.941.4421

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

s'//$#2%$)4s"!$#2%$)4 s./#2%$)4s()'($%"42!4% s344)-%"59%2 s"!.+2504#9s$)6/2#%

YOU’RE APPROVED Call Dennis, Shawn, or Patti

    for Pre-Approval or




YOU’RE APPROVED Poor, Good, OR No Credit at AUTO CREDIT NOW DL9597 Details and APPLY online OR TOLL FREE 1-877-356-0743

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

Cars - Domestic

Sport Utility Vehicle


1990 Toyota Hilux Surf, 4WD, right hand drive, exc body, no rust, P/W, 150,000 km, probably needs head gasket. $2,500 obo. 250-442-0122, 250-493-1807.


PARK & SELL Ph: 250-666-0088

Auto Financing - Dream Catcher, Apply Today! Drive Today!

Next to Greyhound Across from Ball Park You Park It - You Sell It No Commission!


GUARANTEED Auto Loans or We Will Pay You $1000

Legal Notices

Low Monthly Rate! $50 for regular size car/truck 1989 Chrysler Dynasty, runs very well, 100,000 km, new fuel pump, solid reliable vehicle. $2,000. 250-442-7468.

Legal Notices

1989 Nissan 240SX 2dr lift back. 71000km on rebuilt engine, good rubber, little rust, reliable. $1,500. 250-442-5635

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: Estate of JANET ELIZABETH MacMILLAN, Deceased, formerly of Hardy View Lodge, 78th Avenue, Grand Forks, BC (the “Estate”) Creditors and others having claims against the Estate are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor, PETER DENTON MacMILLAN, c/o Heather Sadler Jenkins LLP, Attn: Roberta J. Stewart, 700 - 550 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 2K1, on or before May 18, 2012, after which date the Executor will distribute the Estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice.

Misc Services

Lots of Traffic - Great Exposure

All Makes, All Models. New & Used Inventory. 1-888-229-0744 or apply on line at: (click credit approval) Must be employed w/ $1800/mo. income w/ drivers license. DL #30526

1995 Cadillac Eldorado. 2 door, leather, sun roof, heated seats, nonsmoking, well maintained. 250-442-3776. 2000 Dodge Neon, in good shape, battery needs charging. $2,500. 250-443-1600.


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

Utility Trailers

1996 Okanogan 5th Wheel, exc cond, 25.5 ft., rear kitchen, sleeps six,winterized, immaculate, $5,000. 250-442-0790.

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

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Lia Azhure Inc.

Christine Brooks Bookkeeping


Certified General Accountants 619 Central Ave., Grand Forks, B.C.

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

Tanning Studio

BY APPOINTMENT ~ For more information call Tammy Certified Medical Exercise Specialist & Personal Trainer 250-442-9866 or (home) 250-442-3110

Misc Services

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

Excellence, Professionalism & Customer Satisfaction is our #1 priority Interior/Exterior Painting on Renovation, New Construction, Repaints and Commercial Sites + Pressure Washing +

Brian Day


Grand Forks, BC email:

Open Tues-Fri 10-5 Sat 10-1 5040 Siminoff RoadÊUÊ250-442-3817

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

The Computer Lady Marilyn Private Lessons $25/hr

PHONE 250-442-5810

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

Open Monday to Saturday

Misc Services

Your place or mine

KITCHENS & BATHROOMS by Larry Podmoroff Journeyman Carpenter

CUSTOM SHOP WORK 250-443-3166

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

Misc Services



Holistic Healing

Energy Upgrade Professionals



Kathleen Smythe, CHTP

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

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

Jim Long

MOBILE WELDING 250-442-5244

Certified Journeyman


Siding/RooÀng Cabinets Finishing

TOTAL FINISH CONTRACTING ) Full Renovations ) ) ) ) )

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

Free Estimates/Competitive Rates

Call Alek 250-443-4537

Full Drywall Services

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


The BC SPCA cares for thousands of orphaned and abandoned cats each year. If you can give a homeless cat a second chance at happiness, please visit your local shelter today.

“Save Money On Heating and Cooling!”



Adopt a Shelter Cat!



E-file Agent

Phone 250-442-3369



Bookkeeping and Income Tax Service

7157 - 3rd Street

1998 Toyota Rav4, 5 spd, 4 dr, silver, 310,000 km. Well maintained, reliable. $4,200. C/w 2 sets tires on rims (new winters). 250-442-4279. 2000 Ford Explorer XLS V6, 4L, auto, AWD, 4 dr, 4 like new winters w/studs, 170,000 km, P/W, P/L. Exc cond in/out. $5,500 obo. Is in Grand Forks. 250-442-0122, 250-493-1807.


Certified General Accountant

1993 GMC Suburban 1500, 4x4, good condition, 313,000 km, 350 FI V8, auto, remote start, A/C, cruise, P/W, P/L, intermittent wipers, P/seat, rear heater & A/C, MP3 stereo, barn doors, 3rd row seat, trailer brakes. New radiator & A/C service, recent windshield, alternator & starter. Clean inside, runs strong. $2,500 obo. 250-442-5297.

Trucks & Vans

1992 27 ft 5th wheel w/slide, very clean, new awning, new water heater, new water pump, big fridge w/large freezer. Asking $6,500 obo. Phone 250-442-3348.

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Painting Interior/Exterior


Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Grand Forks Gazette

Flooring: Hardwood/Laminate/Tile

Classy Cuts 26 years Experience

Hair Salon

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

Terry 250-443-3200

7665 McCallum View Dr.

Grand Forks Gazette Wednesday, March 28, 2012 A35

BOUNDARY BUSINESS DIRECTORY CAR CARE Three great services at one convenient location! Full Service Mechanical • Full Service Auto Body Full Service Custom Muffler Centre • ICBC ExpressValet Certified

Redi Electric Ltd.

Reg. g No. 13266

S. Craig Caruso

Animal Control Of¿cer




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

7920 Donaldson Dr. • 250-442-2082



You WILL be noticed and get MORE business by placing an ad in this directory

Serving the West Kootenay and Boundary Regions since 1993


PHONE 250-442-7030 + Mortgage Refinancing Appraisals + Current Real Estate Market Evaluations + Estate/Taxation/Divorce/Appraisals + New Construction/ Progress Report/Appraisals

RAY NYSTEN Construction

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

Ph/Fx 250-443-3226 Cell 250-442-9825 E-mail

E-mail: • Form Rentals • Concrete Accessories


CASCADE CUSTOM C ABINETRY • Kitchens • Furniture • Counter Tops

GENERAL CONTRACTORS 7816 Donaldson Dr 250-442-5229

• Comm. Millwork

• Bobcat - forks & buckets - fence post augers

Electrical Contract Reg. #1210

7990 Columbia Drive


Grand Forks

Andy 250-442-0795

Reg. #100851

GUTTERS Serving the Boundary & West Kootenays





Granby Plumbing & Heating IAN ORSER

7635 16th Street 250-442-8658

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

Monday to Friday Phone for appointment

Commercial / Residential

Cell: 250-442-8118


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



John Billwiller 10545 Granby Rd., Grand Forks





John or Sherri



BOUNDARY MINI STORAGE Computerized Security Gate 5’ x 10’ to 10’ x 30’ Units

7990 Columbia Drive

LOUISE CURRIER 7215 2nd St., Grand Forks

Located at Boundary Electric



(Across from Fire Hall)

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


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

GRAND FORKS OPTICAL 334C Market Ave 250-442-3025

Phone 250-442-2191 to advertise here


’ Andy


CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY 38 years experience!

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

162 B – 72nd Ave • Grand Forks


Y&R Water

Dr. Alan LeRoy, O.D.

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

3rd St., Grand Forks

250-442-8208 * denotes Optometric Corporation

250-442-2499 WATER

Phone 250-442-2191 to advertise here

Brian Blair


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

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

Phone: 250.442.8175 Cell: 250.443.1905 Email:

Serving the Kootenay Boundary

Saw, knife & tool sharpening service

Quality Equipment Flexible Rates


Home Inspections

SAW SHARPENING Twisted Teeth Saw Shop


Ph: 250-442-0282

Your Pellet Heating Specialist WETT CERTIFIED

OFFICE 250-442-0428

Beverly Banks R.M.T.

Chris (Christine) Esselink






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


Hair and Nail Studio

Bobcat, Excavating & Trucking Services ~ Certified Planner & Installer of Septic Systems Call Jimmy 250-442-9422

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

1649 Landsdowne Crescent • 250-442-0288 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Paul – 250-442-5612


- 12 ft sides



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

• 3 Ton Hauling Truck

Your Satisfaction - haul anything to & from is My Priority - will move locally • Pressure Washing 250-442-6696 Cell 250-442-9690

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



Kettle River Spa & Pool Co.

(1985) Ltd.


6030 Whitehall Rd. • 250-442-2797


Boundary Electric




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

Honest Service – Quality Work

6391 Highway 3, Grand Forks, BC


Hot Tubs

Service & New Construction Commercial • Residential Industrial Pumps

Mechanics: 250-442-3828 • Auto Body: 250-442-0507




SALES & SERVICES Certified Pump Installers

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

8098 Donaldson Drive • 250-442-5537


Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Grand Forks Gazette

Home Solutions Home Audio Installations TV Mounting Residential Commercial Pre-Wiring Home Automation Home Delivery * additional charges may apply


Offers available while quantities last until March 31, 2012 unless otherwise indicated. Price is subject to change without notice. Pricing and availability may vary. TELUS, the TELUS logo, and are trademarks of TELUS Corporation, used under license. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Š 2012 TELUS

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