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Local mills improve safety after PG explosion Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Mills in Williams Lake have beefed up safety measures, in light of the recent sawmill explosions in Burns Lake and Prince George, and a directive from WorkSafe BC issued last Wednesday requiring all sawmill employers to undertake a comprehensive risk assessment. Sigurdson Forest Products has shut down its operations as of April 26 to carry out a major clean up, while Tolko and West Fraser held meetings with managers, instructing them to carry out safety inspections. West Fraser curtailed some of its operations. “We only process beetle kill.

After the Babine fire we were on notice and determining steps and inspections, but after Prince George we decided to be proactive,” Sigurdson mill manager Tom Beddington says. The mill employs around 40 workers and during the shut-down 11-man crews have come to work, but spent their entire shifts cleaning. “They have been going through every nook and cranny. We used water instead of air so we don’t create that air-borne dust to start,” Beddington explains. Normally every shift already had one employee dedicated to cleaning, and that person will continue in that role. However, on Friday the

mill hired a new employee who will be solely dedicated to dust control. That employee will work Friday nights after the planer ends until Monday night. “All he’ll do is make sure the tresses are clean, top to bottom,” Beddington says, adding Sigurdon’s Mill is lucky because most of its operations are outdoors so air is going through the mill all the time. Only the planer is in an enclosure. Routinely workers spray the logs and boards with water as they go through the machines. “That makes a big difference,” Beddington says. Tolko Industries Ltd.’s vice president of forestry and environment says the explosions have rocked

the industry, in terms of the short amount of time between the two explosions, and the catastrophic and tragic nature of both events. Bob Fleet has been in the industry for 35 years and does not remember an explosion ever taking place. “Routinely Tolko’s mills do monthly inspections under its joint health and safety regulations, but the reality is Prince George and Burns Lake thought they had pretty good plans in place too,” he says. Fleet says Tolko normally does inspections around air-borne sawdust, ignition sources, fire extinguishers, flip and pull hazards. See SPECULATION Page A2


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Speculation continues Continued From Page A1 “These inspections are really focused at crawling right up on the rafters and looking for sawdust and then vacuuming it up. We do that regularly.” There are other things Tolko’s done at its mills, Fleet says, including at its Quesnel mill, where a humidification system was installed. “The system takes the sawdust out of the air by increasing the humidity. It’s an example that all industry could do if we found sawdust to be the risk that people are starting to think it might be.” Speculation continues around whether there is an added risk due to processing pine beetle wood. Fleet says industry en-

courages WorkSafe BC to step forward with the Burns Lake explosion findings as soon as possible. “If they could do that without compromising the investigation it would help.” The peculiarity is that for 25 years there hasn’t been a similar sawmill explosion and in four months there have been two, Fleet says. “Both mills are processing fairly high amounts of mountain pine beetle kill lodgepole pine. That wood comes to the mills much drier than if you were processing green Douglas fir. We know it seems to produce a little bit more, little bit finer quality of sawdust than processing green fir or even green lodge pole pine.”

West Fraser says over the last number of years it has done a lot of dust collection and reduction work at its mills. “Since the Burns Lake incident, we went around to all of our mills and conducted thorough risk and hazard assessments using third-party expertise,” says solid wood vice president Ray Ferris, adding where needed some mills have curtailed operations to address issues both after Burns Lake and subsequently after Lakeland. The company continues to spend lots of dollars to ensure that issues related to dust are remote. “We continue this week to carry out a number of divisional and corporate inspections, using third party expertise to ensure

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ourselves that our mills are safe and people can come to work with confidence that those types of events can’t re-occur.”



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City of WL, CRD to attend convention Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer All rooms are booked from Lac La Hache to Lone Butte in anticipation of the North Central Local Government Association Convention taking place in 100 Mile House May 2-4. A number of resolutions will be put forward at the convention from local governments. Ones from the Cariboo Regional District include government funding to help with fencing on secondary roads for ranchers, and lobbying the government to enlist the aid of ranchers when it comes to fighting noxious weeds. The City of Williams Lake is proposing to petition the provincial and federal governments to revise their grant formula so that they do not require matching funding, or come up with a new system that allows cashstrapped local governments to address their critical infrastructure needs without having to borrow money to do so. CRD chair Al Richmond says most of the convention will be held at the South Cariboo Recreation Centre, with the exception of the opening reception on Wednesday (May 2), which will take place at the 108 Heritage Site. “We want to show people some of the heritage we have here.” It will be the first time 100 Mile House has hosted this type of convention before, and Richmond says while it will be a good opportunity to show off the community, it will also allow organizers to learn how well the community can handle an event of this size. “It’s in Quesnel next year, so that’ll be great,” A3

Richmond says. Included in the NCLGA will be plenary sessions on topics such as healthy families, carbon offsets, mining in Northern BC, and First Nations relationship building. NCLGA president Art Kaehn says there will be a break out session on Friday morning with Don Basserman, from the Omineca Beetle Action Coalition around Northern BC’s farming and food security. “He puts on a great talk and will also be speaking at 3:45 p.m. about a real community look at tourism. I haven’t heard the talk but I can imagine that it will be on par with his food security talk.” Basserman has a real passion for both topics, Kaehn says. Another thing Kaehn is happy about is that the Northern Rockies are rejoining the organization. “We are looking forward to welcoming them back,” he says. Co-hosted by the Cariboo Regional District and the District of 100 Mile House, the convention has attracted 230 registrants, plus presenters, companions, and 28 trade show booths. “It’s a self-funded event with sponsorship that’s very diverse,” says NCLGA president Art Kaehn. “We’re not taking money out of the community. It’s actually bringing in money from other parts of Northern B.C. from major sponsors like Spectra Energy, which serves a big chunk of Northern B.C,” Kaehn says. A total of $90,000 is coming in through sponsorship, $52,000 from registration and $5,000 from the trade booths alone.

Sikh Temple celebrates Vaisakhi Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

The Guru Nanak Sikh Temple on Mackenzie Avenue celebrated Vaisakhi on Saturday and Sunday. Here Neena Bhogal, Ranjit Galsian and Prabh Mudhar work in the kitchen to prepare lunch on Sunday.

TRU works to attract international learners Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer It’s hard not to get excited listening to Dr. Ray Sanders talk about the next step Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake campus is taking when it comes to attracting new students. On May 2, a delegation of 11 agents from all of the world, including regions in places such as China, India and Saudia Arabia, will be in the city for an afternoon to see what the community has to offer international students. Sitting in his office on a Tuesday afternoon, Sanders, who is the campus director, says Williams Lake can offer a true Canadian experience and he believes what international students will see when they get here will “blow them away,” the idea being to show them that Williams Lake is a great place to live and study. The delegation has been to Kamloops before, but this will be the first time TRU is

furthering the opportunity to include Williams Lake. “That’s huge for us,” Sanders says. Williams Lake, he adds, is a community that rallies around causes. “I know from all my experiences in international education, as I assess what we have here in Williams Lake, it’s just a secret waiting to be told.” The tour will kick off the push to attract international students set by the campus. In three years, the hope is to have 300 enrolled. Kamloops, he explains, has reaped economic benefits of around $88 million generated annually in the community from the foreign students, who arrive with a single suitcase, and then proceed to purchase things they need and pay for rent. Around 1,400 international students are enrolled there. For Williams Lake, that could be an infu-

sion of $12 million once there were 300 students attending school here. “We’re fortunate that we’re able to bring Williams Lake campus into the TRU World fold,” Sanders says. When Sanders is asked why he would pursue bringing international students to the community, he holds up three fingers. First, to globalize the existing Canadian students’ view; second, to expand that global view into the community; and three, to increase the critical mass of the campus’s enrollment. “We’re not displacing our existing students, but the infusion of more students will give us the opportunity to offer more programs,” he explains. The plan is have eight to 10 students enrolled in the licenced practical nursing program in the fall of 2012. By January, it’s anticipated the first big push of students will arrive because it will take time for students to ob-

tain visas. Sanders also believes the influx of international students will cause the faculty to think in new ways, and even the city to think in new ways. “Another benefit of having international students is the longterm relationships that are built in the community.” The initiative is also being prompted by the premier’s office, he says. There are a handful of foreign students enrolled in Williams Lake who may have arrived in the community with a spouse, but the May 2 event will really be the first deliberate attempt to recruit. Housing, he admits, will be a serious issue. However, he points to how many locals have opened up their homes to exchange students. “This community brings in quite a few exchange students throughout the year and many local service clubs help with that.”

In the long run the plan is to build housing, but there’s a chickenand-the-egg dilemma — does the university wait until the students are enrolled, and then build housing? Once there are 300 students, it will catch the attention of the folks needed to build housing, Sanders says, adding the school year will run year-round because foreign students, once they arrive, don’t go home until they are finished their studies. Grateful that TRU already has its TRU World program, Sanders says Williams Lake does not have to start from scratch. When he arrived in Williams Lake a year and a half ago, student enrollment was down, and TRU World was getting too full so it made sense to ask if Williams Lake could be part of the program. “TRU World has even paid for a Williams Lake website, which will be up and running fairly soon,” Sanders adds.



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Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer During the National Day of Mourning ceremony held at the cenotaph in Williams Lake Saturday, organizer Eric Freeston called out the names of the four mill workers recently killed in Burns Lake and Prince George. Afterwards he said it is unfortunate that ceremonies to remember those who have died in the workplace have to take place each year because it would be better if there had been no deaths at all. “But the sad reality is that workplace deaths continue to occur,” Freeston said, adding people working in forestry, mining, and restaurants and even those driving taxis, are subject to injury and it’s necessary to remember people who have lost their lives and pay tribute to their sacrifices on the job. The National Day of Mourning is observed on April 28 in Canada to commemorate those injured, who have suffered illness or have died due to work-place hazards. First initiated by the Canadian Union of Public Employees in 1984, the Canadian Labour of Congress picked up on it the following year, and in 1990 it passed third reading at the federal legislation level and became a national day. Today it is observed in more than 80 countries in the world; however, Freeston said the observance hasn’t reduced the number of deaths. That number has been growing. “Health and safety

vention to make work places safer, Auge added. Mark Stevens, regional manager from Tolko Industries Ltd., said taking time to remember those who have died from all industries is valuable. “As an employer it’s our goal to have an accident-free workplace. We continue to strive to achieve that and find new ways to succeed where we haven’t in the past,” Stevens said, adding safety is a number one priority. United Steelworkers Local 1-425 president Paul French noted that everyone goes to work believing they have the right to come home. “But it’s up to us to look toward that and make that happen. It’s up to us to report haz-

ards and work toward fixing them. Safety is everybody’s responsibility, not just the managers and the bosses. It’s up to us to train, correct, and look out for each other’s wellbeing,” French said. Richard Vollo, regional vice president of the BC Ambulance and Paramedics Association, described some of the workplace incidents he’s attended and the common thread of industrial accidents. “In my 27 years it’s been a lack of education and improper supervision of young workers. One example I can share is a young fellow that was hired for a company that recycled tires. “On his first day, his task was to ensure the tires didn’t get stuck in

the grinder,” Vollo recalled. When paramedics arrived on the scene, he was half in and half out of the grinder. He was told to shut off the machine before he attempted to loosen a tire from the grinder. “What he wasn’t told was not to use his leg and that the wheels in the grinder continue to turn for at least five minutes before they stop. This young fellow lost his life,” Vollo said, adding it’s difficult because often paramedics see accidents that could have been prevented. Vollow said mentoring young workers is crucial “Make sure they know what the safety rules are and how important they are to all of us,” he said.

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Mill workers remembered at ceremony laws haven’t necessarily been enforced,” he said. Cariboo Regional District Area F director Joan Sorley echoed Freeston’s concern, saying it is a shame that the numbers haven’t improved. In 2011 142 workers died in B.C., in 2010 it was 121 and in 2009 it was 121. “We’re not getting better and we’re not off to a good start this year. As a society and as people who care we have to do better. All of us, from the top down, from the bottom up, politicians, we have to do better,” Sorley said. City coun. Surinderpal Rathor, who also works at a local sawmill, thanked Freeston for organizing the event. “The explosions in Burns Lake and Prince George are very close to my heart. It’s important we remember those colleagues, friends and family that have died in the workplace,” he said, adding it’s important that safety is something all employers and employees need to invest in. WorkSafe BC occupational officer Leonard Auge said this year’s remembrance is fresh with the sawmill tragedies. “I want to ensure you that WorkSafe BC, its prevention officers and investigation officers will do everything in their power to find out what happened at these operations to determine what can be done to prevent something like that happening again,” Auge said. The highest honour fallen workers can be given is a legacy of pre-


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Sears stays put in lakecity Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Sears manager Rob Harrison says, despite the rumours being reported to him, the store in Williams Lake is not closing. “People have seen some items on TV. The first one came out about

the United States. Sears Robuck was in trouble so then we got a few inquiries,” Harrison says. Then there was the news that three stores in Canada were closing in Vancouver, Ottawa and Calgary. Harrison explains the flag-ship store in Ottawa is being totally

rebuilt, so in fact only two “big stores” are closing. The term “big store” is different from the kind of store in Williams Lake. “We have what’s called a home-town store. And we’re OK,” Harrison explains. In fact, he adds, the

home-town style of stores is a growing and blossoming item in Sears. “When I started there were only about 100 stores like us across Canada and now there are over 300 and there are more opening every month. This program will never go away.”

CCRHD considers health authority change Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer After mulling it over for a couple of months the Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District Board is pursuing the possibility of falling under one health authority. Presently communities within the CCRHD come under the auspices of either Interior Health or Northern Health, depending on where they are located.

At its April 20 meeting directors passed a motion unanimously to explore the option of coming solely under Northern Health. While CCRHD chair John Massier wasn’t at the meeting, because he was attending a health roundtable in Kamloops, he said the board’s plan is to engage in discussions with both health authorities about possibly moving into one health authority. “The idea comes up

mostly from the directors in the Interior Health Authority,” Massier says. Some of the main issues are around recruitment and retention of medical professionals, and the thought that it might be simpler to deal with one health authority instead of two. There is a number of larger cities within Interior Health to compete against too, he explains. So far there have not been any formal discussions with either health

authority so the plan is to gather some data of service over the last decade and invite representatives from each authority to meet with the board. “We don’t really know at this point if the provincial government or the health authorities would even entertain the idea, because those boundaries might be set. However, we still want to see if there is an ability to make this happen,” Massier says.


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y dismay that the Canucks are out of the running for the Stanley Cup is somewhat mitigated by the fact that the Boston Bruins didn’t make it beyond the first go-around either. *** April 28 was the Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job. The Steelworkers’ French union Connection was inDiana French volved in organizing the ceremonies here (good job, Eric) and the recent mill explosions in Burns Lake and Prince George were much on people’s minds. The day is meant to remember all workers, not just union members, and in spite of all the rules and regulations governing the workplace, deaths still happen. *** Laugh or cry department. 1. “I know at the top you are seeing great sights, but down here on the bottom we too should have rights.� Dr. Seuss, Yertle the Turtle. The acting school superintendent in Prince Rupert has banned the Seuss book from the curriculum. He says that line is politically inappropriate given the current dispute with teachers. What next, ban Bambi? 2. Because the Harper government believes some Canadian environmental groups are bad, ugly, and maybe subversive, as well as being under the thumbs of Foreign Funders (FFs), it plans to crack down on their charitable status. So what about the Fraser Institute? That influential right-wing group has charitable status, and it receives significant FFs from Republican oil billionaires, the Koch brothers. Will the Institute have to meet the same criteria as the green groups re their charitable status? The institute says it uses the Koch money for work on the international scene. Air, water, fish, etc. — don’t know about geographical or political boundaries, so doesn’t that give U.S. funders an interest in the work Canadian green groups are doing on those issues? #3. I live only a few blocks from the city’s downtown area, but that doesn’t deter deer from nipping the tops off my tulips. Diana French is a freelance columnist for the Tribune. She is a former Tribune editor, retired teacher, historian, and book author.


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What a travesty If they were unpopular before, public school teachers are really walking around with targets on them now. After the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) members voted 73 per cent in favour of withdrawing all extracurricular activities, the uproar from students, parents and the general public was loud and clear. People are madder than hornets, as they realized this placed graduation ceremonies, school sports and field trips in jeopardy. Unfortunately, the only people who will suffer directly are the children from kindergarten to Grade 12. They will lose events that form memories for the rest of their lives if this isn’t resolved. Losing the field trips will be especially difficult for the elementary school children. It is those end-of-the-school-year outings that are so much fun, and for many, they are trips they may not otherwise have the opportunity to take. However, it’s the older students and the grads who may see their formal education end with a sour taste in their mouths. School administrators may be able to re-

arrange cap-and-gown ceremonies during school hours, but there is bound to be disappointment if parents and family are unable to attend the graduation ceremonies because of work commitments. There are senior secondary students who will not be able to compete with their peers throughout the region and the province because they cannot play if they do not have a teacher/ sponsor and that won’t happen because of the BCTF dictate. Yes, it hurts the children, but we also have to consider there were 27 per cent of the teachers who voted against the motion. These are the ones who would rather volunteer, so “their students� can have those lifetime memories. Teachers feel they are being backed into a corner and are losing all their rights to have a say on what’s going on in provincial education and their workplaces. The B.C. Liberals have been mean-spirited in their non-negotiation with the teachers and have definitely played a role in what we are faced with today. — Ken Alexander

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ith the continued economic growth of the oil and gas, forestry, mining and tourism industries, our northern highways are becoming crucial trade routes and are handling heavier traffic. This puts added stress on highway infrastructure and increases the need for safe and reliable routes through northern B.C. Along Highway MLA 97, passenger Musings vehicle Donna Barnett traffic grew by three per cent from 2000 to 2003, and heavy truck traffic increased by as much as 28 per cent. We expect these numbers to continue to grow. In 2005, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure recognized these increased traffic pressures and introduced the Cariboo Connector program, a long-term program to widen and improve the 460-kilometre portion of Highway 97 from Cache Creek to Prince George. This will involve four-lane construction, intersection development, and safety and capacity improvements. The program was designed to proceed over an extended time frame with various phases. For Phase 1, the province committed $200 million in funding over five years. This phase focused on congested sections near communities, and on identified safety issues. Included under Phase 1 was fourlaning and intersection improvements at various sections of the highway between Williams Lake and 100 Mile House. On April 13, Premier Christy Clark announced that Phase 2 of the program would go forward with an investment from the province of another $200 million over the next five years. It will involve nine new projects that will four-lane an additional 30 km of Highway 97 between Prince George and Cache Creek, and will create more than 1,000 direct jobs. Highway 97 will be a safer and more reliable route for tourist and commuter traffic, as well as a more efficient route for resource and trade transportation. This will help us attract businesses, investment, residents, and tourists to our beautiful part of the province. Donna Barnett is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin.

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Editor: Teachers are withdrawing from extra curricular/voluntary activities with heavy hearts. This is not easy for any of us but we must take a stand against Bill 22, the education Improvement Act. Here is just one reason why our stand is of great necessity. Bill 22 neither addresses class size (number of students in a class) nor class composition (number of special needs students in a class). The superintendent and the principal will decide if the class is appropriate for learning. The teacher has no say. Bill 22 hits quality public education in the gut. Bill 22 is just bad for both kids and teachers. Yours in defence of public education. Joan Erb, president Cariboo-Chilcotin Teachers’ Association

When it comes to life — all life — it is water and land that sustain all, no matter who you are. This is central to the Tsilhqot’in people’s position that there can be no give and take when it comes to protecting Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) and the surrounding ecosystem (Yanah Biny [Little Fish Lake] and Nabas) from an utterly destructive revised mine proposal — a bid that is in fact based on Option 2 in the original Prosperity Mine bid, which the former 2010 CEAA review panel, Taseko Mines Limited and

Environment Canada all agreed had greater environmental risk than the plan that was ultimately rejected. While this proposal might be all about money for Taseko Mines Limited, for us it is about life and future generations. No amount of money could replace what would be lost. Of course, the issue of rights is also crucial to us. The same CEAA panel in 2010 reported that our current and future rights would be irreparably harmed, and noted that the incredible cultural importance of this area would be lost for the Tsilhqot’in whether or

not Teztan Biny is somehow kept on life support in the middle of a massive open-pit mining operation.  In 2010 the federal government did the only thing it could honourably do under its responsibility to the environment and its constitutional duty to protect First Nations rights, and rejected this proposed mine. With continuing immitigable impacts to the environment, fish and grizzly habitat and aboriginal use now and in the future, it must do so again. This project is not the only option for Williams Lake or the Tsilhqot’in.   As Williams Lake’s


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mayor said during the recent municipal election, there are many other projects and options for the city and region, and indeed the Tsilhqot’in Nation continues to work towards other economic opportunities. It might be easy for some to say that the Tsilhqot’in should step aside, but one wonders if they would do so if this project were to be built in Williams Lake and threatened their water and land, instead of out of the town’s sight, 125 kilometres away. Chief Marilyn Baptiste Xeni Gwet’in First Nations Government

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Subscribers now have online access This week, all Williams Lake Tribune subscribers will enjoy full access to the newspaper’s premium online content at no additional cost. This is an important step as part of a growing industry trend to reward our loyal readers with free unlimited access to all the local coverage you expect from your community newspaper. That means all website content, including our eEditions (a digital replica of the paper), is now included in the cost of your paid subscription. On May 1, the first day for subscribers to activate their digital account, the Tribune will publish details about the premium content plan and how it will work. Starting May 1, print subscribers can go to to sign up for digital access. May 1, new clients can subscribe for an average cost of $6.16 a month for an all-access package, which includes the print


edition and premium online content. Discounts are offered for seniors or office pick-up. Readers who want to forgo the print edition, or who live outside the Tribune’s delivery area, will still be able to access digital-only premium content with a subscription. With this step, the Williams Lake Tribune joins scores of paidcirculation community newspapers in cities large and small across the country which are recognizing the value of their online content, Williams Lake Tribune publisher Lisa Bowering said. “Our next-generation products, such as our online content and eeditions, play an important part of our future,� Bowering said. “We will deliver the news and information to readers when they want it, where they want it and, most importantly, how they want it.� While recognizing the value of the unique, local content created

by the newsroom staff at the Williams Lake Tribune, Bowering also appreciates the realities of a free-access internet. “We understand that news outside of what our local reporters generate can be had elsewhere and for free, but there are literally thousands of such stories each day,� she said. “The stories written by our staff are unique to Williams Lake and the Cariboo-Chilcotin; there is an inherent value in that — we appreciate it, our print subscribers appreciate it — and it should be recognized in all facets of our industry, including the emerging online component.� Subscribers will enjoy privileges that include the ability to forward stories via e-mail or social media accounts, participate in online discussions and access all content. Non-subscribers will still have free digital access to limited areas, such as provincial news, our

web site’s front page and section fronts, blogs, classifieds and obituaries, Bowering said. And when breaking news happens locally, that too will be available to all site visitors at no charge. The Tribune’s all-access paid premium print and online model represents next-generation thinking for the newspaper industry, Bowering said. “Frankly, our industry could have adopted this paid-premium online approach years ago, but the thinking was always on page views and unique site visits,� she said. “We all thought that the more circulation you had — in this case, page views — the more desirable for advertisers. But people utilize advertising on the Internet differently.� She said the evolution to valuing online content is “simply another tool in our kit. We have always been a media company.�

Bowering has been reticent to charge for online content, considering it may impact page views. However, she is confident the hyper-local nature of content created by the Williams Lake Tribune staff will win the day. “If we have something that no one else can produce, readers might be willing to pay for it,� she said. “We have that audience through the Williams Lake Tribune — and we owe it to our print readers to share the same respect for them with our online product.� Bowering expects there may be an initial decline in page views during the transition to e-subscriptions. However, she knows it will be minimal and short-lived as the products value gains traction. “What’s encouraging is we will show our advertisers a dedicated readership that is committed to the Williams Lake Tribune brand — in print and online.�

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Cycling club to premiere film

SPORTS NOTEBOOK Thursday, May 10 Strength in Numbers Film premier of Strength in Numbers, produced, directed, and edited by Anthill Films, runs at 7 p.m. on May 10 at the Gibraltar Room. The event is hosted by the Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium and the Williams Lake Cycling Club. Tickets are $10 at the door. There will be Peel Out registration and prizes.

Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer As an early revving up for the third annual mountain bike festival taking place in Williams Lake May 19 and 20, the Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium and Williams Lake Cycling Club are hosting the world premiere of Strength in Numbers, the latest bike film offering from Anthill Films. Showing at the Gibraltar Room on May 10, proceeds from the film premiere will go toward bike trail maintenance. “It looks like it’s going to be a killer movie with shots from Nepal, the States, and B.C. Anthill usually does a pretty good job,� says the consortium’s chair Justin Calof, adding there’s a decent sound system at the Gibraltar Room with a big screen. The local bike groups will also show some films or slides they’ve built locally before the screening. “Like the trails we experienced in Nepal, Strength In Numbers is about the threads that tie different communities of mountain bikers together. The bike is a tool of connections. Tire to ground. Foot to pedal. Hand to handlebar. Effort put out, in turn rewarded with full body happiness,� says the film’s creators. “Go to Nepal, meet the people and find singletrack that has never seen a mountain bike. It is the place to do it. Strength in Numbers was produced, written, directed and edited by Anthill Films in co-production with Red Bull Media House. Presented by Shimano and Trek in association with Contour HD, Clif Bar, and PRO Components. Additional support for the film is provided by the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, Kona, Toyota Trucks, Scion, Oakley, Easton, Evoc, Big Mountain Adventures, Verbier St. Bernard and Ride Nepal. There will also be registration taking place that evening for the upcoming Peel Out Mountain Bike Festival. Tickets are available for $10 at the door, show time is 7 p.m.

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Local riders are gearing up for Peel Out — a two-day mountain bike extravaganza in Williams Lake.

Riders ready to Peel Out Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Local riders have been buffing up corners, building new jumps, and adding a few more features on bike trails in anticipation of the third annual Peel Out Mountain Bike Festival. “This is something the Williams Lake Cycling Club started three years ago and the Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium supports,� says consortium chairperson Justin Calof. The two-day event starts on May 19 on Fox Mountain with the down hill event — same course as last year with a new start zone. That race will be followed by the Boitanio Bike Park Jam, with a barbecue, and because the bike company Specialized is sponsoring the event, there’ll be some demo bikes and tents. “We’ll have a couple pros out — including local pro rider James Doerfling — doing some trick demos,� Calof says. There are contests open to little kids, too. “We had six-year olds there last year doing little pump-track challenges or slow-track races, just super fun events. There will be something for everyone to do and then we’ll have some judged competition.� Saturday night will feature the funk/ska band Dope Soda from Vancouver Island at a 19-plus event sponsored by Cariboo Brewery at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre (the old fire hall).

Calof says it should be fun and to keep up the hype, tickets are only available at the door for $10. Doors open at 8 p.m. “Capacity’s pretty limited so get there early if you want in.� Sunday morning will feature the second annual West Side Super Down Hill. Riders can expect a longer, more pedally down hill course. “There’s a lot of hype around that. People are really looking forward to it. It’s a really fun course.� It will begin at Bell-E-Acres Golf Course on Hodgson Road. That afternoon will contain a special, pro downhill spectator event at the same area. “This year we’ve created an online registration system that’s going to allow for instant results, which was a bit of a challenge last year,� Calof explains, adding the system is contingent on everyone registering by May 16 online at Around 145 people raced at the 2011 festival and this year organizers are expecting more. Advertising is out on Pinkbike. com and around the province. “This is part of the Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium’s goal to grow the mountain bike economy by having big events that draw people from out of town that stay over the weekend,� Calof says. Twenty volunteers helped with the 2011 Peel Out, a number he hopes for in 2012. People can sign up to volunteer by calling Lenora at Red Shreds Bike and Board Shed.

Calof estimates the local mountain biking community has grown to the thousands, and has been building over the last 25 years. “We have one of the largest legalized mountain bike networks in the province, meaning our trails are designated by the provincial government as designated mountain bike trails. If somebody is going to log or build a road, they have to manage around the trails.� Those safeguards provide greater security for the trails and help flow through provincial funding to maintain the trail infrastructure. Coupling that is an endorsement from all local governments and the Cariboo Chilcotin Beetle Action Coalition that the trails network is also an economic driver and a prominent feature of the economy. The area can boast trails that are unique in style, adds Calof. “Our trails are really flowy and tight. Unlike the Coast, where it’s really rocky and technical, our trails are forgiving and fast, and people of all skills can enjoy the mountain bike experience here. There’s also something for everybody.� The local mountain bike culture, he adds, is welcoming and inviting and people are keen to share what the area has to offer. “We’ve developed a website at that we’re hoping people will use by posting photos and sharing stories that will make our culture stronger, and we’ll be putting out a new trail map in a couple of weeks,� Calof says.

Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 Peel Out The Williams Lake Cycling Club’s Peel Out mountain bike extravaganza goes over the weekend featuring a downhill event Saturday on Fox Mountain. Sunday, the festivities continue with the second annual West Side Super Down Hill. Saturday night will feature the funk/ska band Dope Soda from Vancouver Island at a 19-plus event at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre. Saturday afternoon, following the Fox Mountain downhill, the Boitanio Bike Park Jam takes place. Demo tents with demo bikes will be setup for participants.

Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 Lakers Car Club Spring Roundup Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 the Lakers Car Club in Williams Lake hosts its 18th Annual Spring Roundup. Saturday, the Roundup Poker Run takes place at 1 p.m. starting at A&W on Highway 97, followed by a steak barbecue at the Stampede Grounds at 5 p.m. Later, at 7 p.m., the Lakers Car Club will be showing off their rides at the Thunder Mountain Speedway Cruise. Sunday, on Third Avenue, gates for the Lakers Car Club Show and Shine open at 8:30 a.m. for with the show starting at 10 a.m. Award presentations go at 3:30 p.m. Advertised are 66 trophies for 50 classes. Sunday also features a Ladies Only Poker Run downtown. For more information visit www.

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sports Boxer lands Golden Gloves trophy Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Williams Lake Boxing Club’s Harley Mulvahill, 27, returned from the Golden Gloves in Vernon last weekend with a final trophy. “I almost didn’t go, but I’m glad I went,” Mulvahill says. “I was expecting it to take place in the middle of May and then we got this memo at the club a week before the fights were to take place saying they were happening on April 21 and 22.” Because of that, the number of fighters who showed up was less than normal, and gave Mulvahill an advantage. “It wasn’t a bad turnout, but I’ve seen much bigger. I expected to fight two days in a row and only ended up having to fight once.” His opponent, Dalton Red Crow from Lethbridge, Alta, weighed about six or seven pounds more than Mulvahill. Mulvahill fought in the 165 lb. 75 kg division. He had more experience — with about 30 fights under his belt. During the first round, Red Crow came out strong and in decent shape. “I probably had a little bit of an edge of height on him so that worked to my advantage definitely. I usually try to play tall if I can,” Mulvahill explains, adding he had moved up into a new weight class and fought in tournament at that weight for the first

The Williams Lake Boxing Club’s Harley Mulvahill was victorious late April at the Golden Gloves in Vernon, taking a win over Dalton Red Crow from Lethbridge, Alta. in a 165-pound contest. A9

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Williams Lake time. “I usually fight lighter than that, but I’m getting too big for that now so I’ve had to grow and move up.” He admits he was expecting to rematch a guy from Vancouver Island who has a win over him, but he didn’t make it. In the end, there were only two who showed up for that class, but Mulvahill was glad he went because it’s hard to get fights sometimes in the Cariboo. By the second round, he was starting to figure out Red Crow’s style. Angles worked well Mulvahill says. “He’d come at me straight ahead and throw in big shots. It was real easy to side step him and then counter. He was really susceptible to my movements as long as I used angles.” At the tournament, Mickey Sims, president of BC Amateur Boxing, actually stepped up and coached Mulvahill, something the boxer is

grateful for. “He said if I think about anything, think about angles and getting a new angle on him. Boxing is about lots of angles, pivoting left and right. Red Crow was a real strong big guy, but his boxing skills weren’t as polished as mine.” He’d come straight in with big punches, but Mulvahill wasn’t there to hit, and didn’t land much on him. “In round three he could barely touch me. I was starting to figure him out and I was slipping all over, countering good, and getting the juices flowing,” he says. The three rounds lasted three minutes and by the end, his opponent was bleeding out of his nose and his mouth, and Mulvahill says his own arms and chest looked like they’d been in a blood bath. “You never really get used to that,” he admits. When the bell rang, he knew he had the provincial title.

Afterwards Mulvahill told Red Crow he appreciated him coming all the way from Lethbridge. “If he hadn’t shown up, I wouldn’t have had a fight.” Up until the memo arrived at the club, Mulvahill hadn’t been training seriously or getting much sparring in. He had his heart set on the fights in Quesnel and Vernon taking place later in May. Once he signed up for the Golden Glove, he trained nine days straight, sparring with brothers Stu and Roberto McLellan of the WLBC. “I couldn’t ask for better sparring partners. Stu is ranked number one in Canada for 160 lbs. and Roberto is Canadian Champion at 154. I’m glad I have them because without them I probably wouldn’t be at the level that I’m at.” In two weeks, Mulvahill hopes to participate in a bout in Quesnel.

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sports New flag football program offered The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex has been chosen by BC Sport Funding Agency to receive a grant from the province of B.C. in order to support local sport development programs in the community. The city’s recreation services department says it is excited to roll out the new flag football program, Touchdown RunAround. With assistance from the grant, the city was able to purchase brand new flag football equipment to include three types of flag belts, three sizes of footballs for various age groups, and specialized speed and agility equipment. The flag football program started Monday, April 23 at the TRU sports field, despite the rain. Thirty participants ranging in age from eight to 18 years had a

great time learning flag football basics such as agility drills, positions and football plays while burning energy, meeting sports-oriented friends and having a blast. Boys and girls are welcome to continue to register in this no-contact sports opportunity, although spaces are going fast, the city says. Classes run on Mondays and Wednesdays until May 16. Instructor Dionte Jelks brings a wealth of experience from his knowledge as a physical education teacher and varsity football coach from various colleges and high schools in the U.S. as well as Canada. Also assisting with the program is volunteer coach Const. Chris Ives from Williams Lake RCMP Traffic Services. He brings experience to the sport from his knowledge as a previous recreation programmer

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Scramble kicks off season Fifty-four ladies took to the course on the weekend for the Williams Lake Golf and Tennis Club Ladies Club Opening Scramble. The tournament marks the first event held at the local course this season. The format for the event was four-person scramble. “The weather was perfect for a day of golf and great food at the Fox’s Den Restau-

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Families fighting cancer event a huge success

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK Tuesday, May 1 Dance review tickets available The Maureen Saunders School of Dance review happens in the lakecity only every second year and this is the year. The show this year is called In the Spotlight. The revue features dances by tiny tots right up to high school and adult dancers. In one section of the revue about 70 students will participate in a medley of dances to Michael Jackson songs. There will be two shows only on Saturday, June 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, June 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. Tickets go on sale today at the studio and sell out quickly. Tickets may be purchased at the Maureen Saunders School of Dance studio at 110 Oliver St. The studio is open after 3:30 p.m. week days.

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After shedding a few tears Tanis Daum was all smiles as the last of her long locks came off to raise funds for the fight against cancer during the Families Fighting Cancer dinner, dance, auction and head-shaving event held at the Elks Hall Saturday night. Daum decided to have her head shaved at the last minute and raised about $1,050 in spontaneous donations for her efforts. The event raised about $20,000 for cancer research and treatment. “It was amazing,� says event organizer Corry Williams, who holds Daum’s hand (right) through the head-shaving ordeal. Pictured left Myrna Sutherland (left) and stylist Caitlin Smith inspect Daum’s hair before making the first cut as JC Young looks on. Four people had their heads shaved.

Creative writing adjudicator enjoys a creative life Local writer, poet, teacher and horse logger Lorne Durfour adjudicated the Cariboo Festival 2012’s creative writing section of the festival during a writing workshop held April 13 at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre. Dufour awarded Grade 3 student Marija Mederal the award for prose writing in her age group; Daniel Sellars won the award for poetry; and Grade 7 student Laine Grace won the prose section of the competition with her story Winter Wonderland. Look for the winning work by these young writers in future editions of the Tribune. Adjudicator Dufour was born in Blind River, Ont. in a small lumber town on the north shore of Lake Huron. He studied literature at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Ottawa University, and Michigan State University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and studied toward a masters degree before the 1960s revolution caught up with him and he took a leave from university.

Poets’ Corner Award from Broken Jaw Press in 2000. He published Jacob’s Prayer in 2010. After 35 years working as a horse logger, Dufour is now retired though he still uses horses and enjoys their company. His horse family has extended to a dozen horses over the last 36

years. Dufour continues to write poetry and prose and has written for 10 years in the annually published Lived Experience of Lillooet B.C. The Cariboo Festival 2012 wraps up with the Honours Concert taking place at Cariboo Bethel Church this Saturday night, May 5 starting at 7 p.m.

Rotary Exhibition shaping up Lorne Dufour He later returned to university earning a teaching certificate in 1969. Dufour took some time to join and travel with a theatre company, Little People’s Caravan. This was a gypsy-style, horse-drawn theatre group. Dufour taught at Royal Rhodes University at Sooke, B.C. and also at Alkali Lake. He has published two books of poetry, Spit on Wishes and Starting From Promise, which won the

Fifty exhibitors have registered to participate in the Rotary Exhibition taking place at the Cariboo Memorial Complex main arena this Friday, Saturday and Sunday and more will likely sign up this week, says event chair Mike Austin. There will be a main stage set up with periodic live musical performances and also facepainting for the kids and a display by Camp Likely. The trade show features a wide variety of local businesses and visiting businesses from area communities on everything from financial institutions to home renovation, construction, automotive, recre-

ation, student works booth, vehicles, health-care products and more. There will be a health booth where people can have their blood pressure taken and learn about stress management, Austin says. “There will also be new companies with interesting new products,� Austin says. “Come down and visit with local vendors supporting your community.� The exhibition runs Friday, May 4, from 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The $2 entry fee (adults only) helps the Williams Lake Rotary Club to support local charities.

Friday, May 4 Heart and Stroke fundraiser Curves is hosting a hot dog and bake sale Friday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the WLCBIA parking lot at the corner of Third Avenue and Oliver Street. The event is a fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike Ride coming to the lakecity on June 5. The Curves team needs five more riders to fill the 29 seats on the bike for their ride at 1 p.m. on June 5. Information on the ride will be available at the hot dog and bake sale and at

Saturday, May 5 My Wife’s Quartet My Wife’s Quartet will perform Saturday, May 5 at the Gecko Tree Restaurant. Band members Brian Sawyer, Glenn Robson, and Suzanne and Michael Butterfield will be joined Saturday by the Butterfields’ son, Louis, who has been studying music at Selkirk College in Nelson for the past eight months. Tickets for the show (dinner is separate) are available at the Guitar Seller (downstairs Audio Video Unlimited) and at The Gecko Tree. Doors open at 6 p.m.


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Author Diana Phillips will be signing copies of her book Beyond the Home Ranch in several locations in the Chilcotin this week. Thursday, May 3 from 3 to 7 p.m. she will be at Alexis Creek signing her book at the Cariboo Regional District Library, Alexis Creek Branch located in the Alexis Creek

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School. Saturday, May 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. she will be at Donna’s Place, 6639 Christensen Rd. in Anahim Lake. Monday, May 7, from 11 to 4 p.m. she will be at the library in Tatla Lake located at 16451 Chilcotin Highway 20, Tatla Lake. Beyond the Home

Ranch, is Phillips’ second volume of stories documenting life in British Columbia’s backcountry. Her frank accounts of her experiences as a young cattle rancher capture the spirit of a lifestyle that has disappeared.  Beyond the Home Ranch is a vivid account of ranch life as Diana reflects on

Scout Island yard and plant sale coming up The Williams Lake Field Naturalists’ longawaited Spring Yard and Plant Sale is slated for May 12 this year.  “We always get a great selection of transplants, perennials, books, toys, household goods and sports equip-

ment, and unpredictable treasures,” says Jenny Noble, Scout Island Nature Centre’s program co-ordinator. There is something for everyone, garden plants, garden tools, bird houses etc. “The proceeds allow

us to give a $600 bursary to a graduating science student, and any additional money goes toward our children’s programs at Scout Island.” Donations for the sale can be dropped off at the Nature House on

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Lakecity family physician Dr. Stephan de Swardt gave a presentation on Operation Smile at the Alliance Church on April 22. Operation Smile is a fundraising project to pay for cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries for patients in underdeveloped countries. Dr. de Swardt was born with a cleft lip and is spokesperson for Operation Smile which is a humanitarian non-profit organization. The local group hopes to hold local fund-raising events in Williams Lake and has set a goal of raising $24,000 to perform 100 cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries for people in developing countries. For more information and to help with the cause contact RN Gabriel Zamorano at gabe.zamarano@gmailcom.

Friday afternoon prior to the sale after 4 p.m. “It’s really helpful if folks price their items,” Noble says. The sale opens at 9:30 a.m. and finishes at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12. Tomato plants donated go quickly.

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The 14 students participating in the 2012 Applied Business Technology program at Thompson Rivers University in Williams Lake held their annual employer open house and luncheon Friday, April 27. The students took turns giving visitors a guided tour of the university and their program and provided them with lunch in the cafeteria. Among the participating students are Terris Billyboy (left), June Lulua, Shawna Sellars, Kandee Wilkinson, Jennifer Chamberlain, Megan Cooper, and Linda Exshaw.

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Home Financing Workshop Guest Speaker: Paul Eves, Branch Manager of Scotiabank Some of the activities after the walk/run/ride included breakfast and discussion on how to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDs. In this scene participants play pass the condom.

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Jahpa Belleau was the first finisher in the event, running the entire seven kilometres.

Esk’etemc First Nation Aids Walk well supported Liz Twan Special to The Tribune Many walkers, runners, bikers and horseback riders took part in the second annual Esk’etemc AIDS Walk held Saturday, April 21. Participants of all ages set off (from near the Esk’etemc Rodeo grounds) at 9 a.m. precisely on the seven-kilometre journey back to the main reserve at Alkali Lake on a perfect sunny Saturday morning. Hosted by the Esk’etemc Health Department, the walk was planned in the hope it would serve as an opportunity to get some exercise (it did), have some fun (yes, indeed) and make a difference in stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS (you can only hope). There is no doubt that the seven kilometres was a breeze for some, a good hike for many and a struggle for a few.

Jahpa Belleau was the first finisher. He ran all the way and left the rest of the group trailing considerably behind in his wake — George Johnson was the second runner to finish. Bert Johnson of Dog Creek — an elder — also ran most of the seven kilometres as did Henry (Hank) Johnson, Charlie (Chuck) Johnson, Frankie Robbins and Alec Chelsea, among others. Alexander Stevens and his youngest daughter, Kendra, rode horseback with Kendra shyly smiling for pretty much the whole seven-kilometre journey. She was so thrilled to be riding alongside her dad. Several other walkers from Dog Creek joined the group; Martina Camille, her daughter and grandchild (in a stroller) among them. The participants were all walking for different reasons;

some to honour family/friends lost to HIV/AIDS, some to honour/celebrate cancer survival/loss and many just in support, or for the exercise and the social aspect of the day. Signs along the route (kilometre markers) each had HIV/AIDS information posted upon them. The participants were rewarded at the end of the trail, with a delicious breakfast of French toast, whipped cream, berries and more, served at the Esk’etemc Youth Centre. The meal was followed by a frank informative talk about HIV/AIDS (how to avoid contracting the disease, preventative measures, etc.) given by Esk’etemc Community Health Nurse, Stella Nilsson. Her talk was followed by several games, such as “pass the condom” (which was the cause of great hilarity), in which prizes were won

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AIDS representative). It was an enjoyable day with a worthwhile purpose/cause, appreciated by all who attended.

6:00 - 8:30 pm Women’s Contact Society, 301 - 19 N. First Avenue, Williams Lake Watch this space for more information each month.

“They call the Cariboo home” Everyone has a story. What is yours? The Tribune is accepting submissions and suggestions for a series in our paper called “They Call the Cariboo Home.” One article (with photos) on one person or family will appear in our paper once a week for a year. Perhaps you are a long-time resident who has had led an interesting life in the lakecity and would like to share your story with the community, or maybe something out of the ordinary drew you to Williams Lake. If you think you or someone you know would make a good candidate for a profile/feature article in They Call the Cariboo Home, we would love to hear from you. Stories may be written by you or one of our reporters. Submissions and suggestions can be dropped off in person or sent to: e-mail: fax: 250-392-7253 mail: 188 North 1st Ave. Williams Lake, B.C. V2G 1Y8

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Brenda Grace Funk of Williams Lake passed away April 26, 2012 at the age of 54. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Senior’s Activity Centre. Donations can be made to Central Cariboo Hospice Society or a charity of your choice. LaPrairie’s Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements. 250-398-9100

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Born: October 29, 1929 at Suhrs, Lettland Passed Away: March 25, 2012 in Nanaimo, B.C. Survived by loving wife: Lydia, sister: Irmtraud brothers: Edwin and Helmut. sister-in-laws: Erna, Hilde, Anneliese & Marianne (Werner) Nieces, Nephews & Cousins.

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We are looking for strong customer skills & the ability to work in a fast paced team oriented environment. We offer an excellent benefit package. Please apply in person with resume to: 1059 Hwy 97 Williams Lake, BC Between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm

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CONCRETE Pump Operator required in Salmon Arm area. Must have experience Call Pete (1-250)833-5722 Holbrook Dyson Logging Ltd Has vacancies in the following job: 1)Heavy Duty Mechanic. Details can be seen at Fax resume to 250-287-9259 NEEDED: Responsible person to supervise senior occasional basis. Male preferred. Vehicle an asset. (250)398-2093

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COORDINATOR OF THE CENTRAL INTERIOR RURAL DIVISION OF FAMILY PRACTICE The Central Interior Rural Division of Family Practice is a new nonprofit society that aims to support and strengthen primary health care in the region. The Division is seeking a P/T Coordinator for its operations. The Coordinator will: Set up and maintain the division as a non-profit organization support the work of the Board plan and implement public information, research, and other projects in support of family physicians in the region, build relationships with family physicians, health care partner organizations The successful candidate should be able to work with family physicians, build and maintain strong relationships, communicate professionally in a variety of situations and have strong office and organizational leadership skills. Starting rate is commensurate with experience and will begin on a contractual basis. For a complete job posting, please send an email to: c i rd @ d i v i s i o n s b c . c a with the subject “Division Job Posting request.”

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JOURNEYMAN TECHNICIAN required immediately for Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep dealership in Salmon Arm, BC. Proven producer, good attitude, quality workmanship a must. Excellent wage and benefit package. Contact Pat - phone 250-832-8053, fax 250-8324545, email: Require front desk person with some maintenance exp., full/time/part/time, 11pm-7am, also front desk for other shifts required. Drop off resume to Best Western in Williams Lake. Atten: Bal

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The Fraser Inn Cold Beer and Wine Store is looking for a person to work weekend evenings. (Sat. & Sun.) $11.00/hour. Drop resume off between 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday - Friday, Attention: Tom.

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Alexis Creek First Nation Job Posting Executive Assistant OVERVIEW: The Alexis Creek First Nation is looking for a competent individual to fill the training position of Executive Assistant Trainee. This training position is under the direction of the Director of Administration. The Executive Assistant Trainee is directly responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative duties in support of the Chief, Director of Administration and other Senior Management members. This is a permanent/full time position. QUALIFICATIONS: The following skills are required: • Good oral and written communication skills; • Knowledge of basic computer programs, internet and email; • Maintain strict confidentiality; • Organized, able to maintain filing systems, records and documents; • Able to manage duties in a timely manner; • Able to take direction, is a self-starter; • Ability to work under pressure; • Knowledge of internet use for post-secondary and online courses. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include, but are not limited to: reception duties, arranging travel plans, taking meeting-minutes and distribution, scheduling appointments and drafting both internal and external correspondence. The Executive Assistant is also required to maintain confidentiality and professionally interact with employees, management and the public. Other duties shall be assigned as necessary. SALARY: To be negotiated. Alexis Creek First Nation offers competitive training packages, and engaging work environment, and career advancement opportunities. Qualified applicants should forward a resume and cover letter including salary expectations either in-person at the Alexis Creek First Nation Office or by mail, fax or email to: Alexis Creek First Nation Hiring Committee P.O. Box 69 Chilanko Forks, BC V0L 1H0 Fax: 250-481-1197 Email: DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, May 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm or until a suitable applicant is chosen. Alexis Creek First Nation thanks all those that applied. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Summer Student Wanted to work in a Forest/Structual Engineering office. Term May 15th-August 31st. The successful applicant will perform both field and office work. Wage dependent on experience. Please forward resume in confidence to: Christine Seinen, Office Administrator or fax: 250-493-1907 Closing date: May 4th We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Salvation Army Williams Lake, BC has a full time position available. Duties to include janitorial duties in the Community and Family Services and general laborer. 35 hours per week at $12/hr. Please submit resume via mail or drop off at: The Salvation Army, 267 Borland Street, Williams Lake, BC V2G 1R3, email: or fax: 250-392-6467. Closing Date: May 11, 2012 No phone calls please.

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The Cariboo Regional District is requesƟng expressions of interest and proof of qualiĮcaƟons from potenƟal project coordinators to coordinate the development of wheelchair accessible wilderness trails in the Cariboo ChilcoƟn. The project will entail adapƟng at least 14 regional priority trails in rural communiƟes, including the 108 Mile Ranch, Lac La Hache, Kosta’s Cove (Ten Mile Lake), HorseŇy, the 100 Mile DemonstraƟon Forest, Gavin Lake, the Interlakes Community Hall wetland, Alexis Creek, Blessing’s Grave site, Stanley Cemetery site, Likely, Hallis Lake, Churn Creek Protected Area, Russet Bluī and the Bouchie Lake area.


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Home Care THE Williams Lake Association for Community Living is seeking responsible individuals / families in the Williams Lake area to provide care in your home for an adult affected by a developmental disability. Experience / relationships with people affected by a developmental disability is a must. Interested individuals will undergo a home study, including a criminal record check. Please contact the Director of Operations at 250305-4243 for more information.

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Pets & Livestock

Feed & Hay Fox Mtn. Ranch 1400-1500lb. round bales, excellent horse hay, 5’x5’6”. $80.-$100. per bale. (250)305-9931. Hay for Sale square bales, alfalfa mix $4.00 each 250 567-9813 Vanderhoof Large quantity round bales, 1200-1500lbs. stored outside, $65. each, stored inside, $85. each. (250)614-6667. ( P.G. area)

Livestock Foundation Bred Buckskin Quarter Horse Stud (cutting line), Kruggerrand Black Angus Bull & grass Calves for sale. (250)546-9766 Horse & Tack Auction Sat May 12th at 11:30 am. 4071 McLean Rd. Quesnel. Please consign early. Call BC Auctions 250-9922459 or 250-983-1239.

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May 26, 2012 Saturday @ 10:00 a.m. Topley, BC. @ Topley Garage, Hwy 16 & Junction Hwy 118 to Granisle Sale Conducted on behalf of Henry Van Der Weil & others. Sale will start off with Horse & Tack, followed by Antiques and a large coin collection. VEHICLES etc: Yukon chainsaw sawmill, Okanogan 5th Wheel, 2005 Ford Freestar Sport 4.3, 4 door Mini van, 2008 Ford F250 Super duty 4x4 Super cab w/new tires & canopy, 2007 F350 Super duty 4x4 crew cab diesel w/new tires & spray on bed liner, 1972 Triumph Spit Fire convertible, 2002 diesel 2.4 l Toyota Hilux Surt SSR-G right hand steering (38x15.5x15” tires), 1984 Yamaha Tri-Z ATV, 800 ATV w/ winch, BF Good wrench 265/70R/17” tires w/ Ford 8 bolt rims (2 sets), misc. used tires good shape, Johnson 10 HP boat motor. TOOL & EQUIPMENT: New welding rods & grinding discs, Aw32 hydraulic oil, chain saws, Poulan 2150, Husky 2150, Husky 371xpg, Cantec 6.5 gas water pump CT200, Cantec CT80CLC air cooled diesel water pump, 2 & 12 ton hydraulic jacks, riveters, levels, new & used cordless drills & skill saws, Rona table saw, Geotop C20C Automatic level w/ 2 tripod stands, pressure washer gun kit, HD furniture trolly, Rockwell Beaver 10” bandsaw, Beaver table saw on stand, Lincoln wire feed welder, Ingersoll Rand upright 60 gal air compressor, Speedair air compressor, Coleman Powermate 2500, Honda CX34 11hp power unit, Makita grinders, rolling toolboxes, socket drives, torque wrenches, air tools, wrenches, 23 - 16x2x4 trusses. HOUSEHOLD: Solid oak table & chairs, loveseat, sectional sofa, bunk bed w/ mattresses, Maple bedroom suite, Pine end table, Citizen TV w/ dvd, coffee table w/ brass accents, 3 drawer dresser, table & chairs, lamps, zero clearance mantle electric fireplace, Kenmore washer & dryer, Igloo bar fridge, paintings, upright Kenmore freezer (new), hot/cold stainless steel 40 tray catering cart, hot water tank, Weider weight machine, fish smoker, Big Gar wood stove, Ivy Cabin wood cook stove, small 2 door wood stove, Techniflame pellet stove, pewter & brass items, violins & guitar, Memorex antique syling radio/cassette/CD player, many misc. household items, 8” computerized Colestoron telescope. ANTIQUES: Oil lanterns & lamps, antique table & chairs, Missionary desk, Oak sideboard, Mahogany mirrored dresser, cast iron kettles, Pine mirror & night stand, green marble top hall stand w/ barley twist legs, 40 yr. old never fired 30-30 Winchester Rifle Sioux Carbine (engraved). HORSES & TACK: Black/white Pinto mare, Blue Roan gelding, black QH gelding, saddles, headstalls, halters, breast collars, antique pack saddle, reins, foldable saddle racks, misc. other tack. COIN COLLECTION: Nice 150 lot coin collection, don’t miss it! Consignments welcome! This is an excellent sale and all Goods are in very good condition. For out of town buyers there is local restaurant & accommodations, please contact Whispering Pines Motel (250) 696-3353. Condition of sale terms: Cash & Check with Identification, sorry no Credit cards. Items are As Is Condition ~ Not responsible for accidents. There will be a Concession on Site. Any question Please Contact:

Mike Steinebach @ (250) 694-3497 Cell (250) 692-6107 or Egon Steinebach @ (250) 694-3319 Cell (250) 570-2055 E-Mail: & Website Watch future papers for a complete listing

$100 & Under 1 Bentwood rocker. $25.00 obo (250)305-1191


June 2, 2012 Saturday @ 10:00 am. Ft St James, BC. Hwy 16 & Junction Hwy 27. Drive into Ft St James, follow signs thru town. 4 km on Germanson North Road Sale Conducted on behalf of Mr. & Mrs. Bill Tuck & others. VEHICLES etc: 2 man self contained camp on skids, 8 liter BMW, 5 ton service truck, Bluebird 72 seat bus on factory propane, variety of late model Ford diesel trucks, 98 GMC 1/2 ton 4x4, 2 electric 3 wheel handicap carts, 5HP Craftsman roto tiller, 2 person go cart. 4 - 17” tires for Toyota pickup. MARINE: 16 ft. fiberglass boat, 70 HP Johnson boat motor, boat trailer, 30 commercial prawn traps, 2 new Dawa halibut rods. TOOLS: Makita 5 & 8” grinders, Hitachi 8” grinders, impact tools 3/8”-1”, electric jack hammer, Hilti drills & hammer drills, air greaser & luber, 3/4 & 1” drive socket, 600 lb. torque wrench, 1 & 1 3/4” drive multiplier set, torque wrenches, power tools, air / brad nailers, 12.5 & 18v rechargeable drills, 3/8”-1/2” metric & standard socket sets, lg. slide hammer, cord & rechargeable hand power tools, 2 - 10” Rockwell miter saw, hydraulic 2 1/2” pipe bender w/ dies, tap & die sets, pipe stand & threader, wheel sockets & seal drivers, multiple open & box end wrenches, 1-1 1/2, 2-3 & 6 ton com-a-longs. EQUIPMENT: 10x10x20 portable garage, 6000 lb. HD engine hoist on wheels, 2 HP compressors, Hilti drills & hammer drills, 200 Lincoln gas welder, 1200 liter lube oil dispenser (full of 15/40 oil), multiple roll away tool boxes, tire machine, bead blaster, air conditioner equip., 2 vac pumps, 10 & 20 ton porta power kit, parts washer, quad jack, electric fuel pumps, double walled 100 gal used oil tank, Acetylene torches & hoses, 2 new shallow well pumps, sand blaster, 6 - 3 ton floor jacks, 2 - 3500 lb. transmission jacks, multiple ext. cords, 5 gas powered water pumps, 2 - 6500 gensets (gas & electric start, low hrs.), new 3000 gen set, 8 1/2HP wheeled Honda pressure washer, 3500psi pressure washer, 18Hp 3500psi pressure steam cleaner, up to 2 1/2” metric & standard dies hydraulic hose press, Rockwell lg drill press (variable speed), 2HP bench grinder, 4 industrial shop vacs, 3 pickup headache racks w/ side rails, 40# full forklift propane tanks, 4 warn winches, 2 - 99 channel ICom programmable radios w/ charger, helmets size s-2xl, 1st aid equip. SUPPLIES: Lg qty of brass, pipe & hydraulic fittings, pallets of new & used truck parts, multiple trays of snap rings, o-rings, screws, rivets, keyways, side, rear & front windshield for Peterbuilt, alternator, starter, fan hubs, pulleys for Cummings motor, new cam shafts, auto & manual slacks, plastic air line fittings, cinches, wrappers & cable for logging trucks, metal cabinets & filing cabinets, bolt bins (full of bolts), lg qty truck parts back up, tail & head lights, wiring, log trailer parts, 8’6” axel, truck parts seals, drive lines, scale equip, bearings, brake shoes, drums, lowbed chains & cinches, body work equip, sanders, new spray & paint guns, welding rods, grinding discs HOUSEHOLD & MISC: 26 sheets of 3/4”-7’6” granite counter tops w/ 4” back splash. Consignments welcome! Approx. 2000 lot Sale. If you would like to consign large farm / logging equip or vehicles please contact Mikes Auction. Please note that we cannot take any small items at this already large sale. Condition of Sale Terms: Cash & Check with Identification, sorry No Credit cards. Items are As Is Condition ~ Not responsible for accidents. There will be a Concession on Site. Any question Please Contact:

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Merchandise for Sale

$100 & Under Apartment sized appliances and furniture. $75.00 each (250)392-3731 Cabinets great for shop. $100. for all (250)392-3731 Dewalt drywall drill & palm sander. $85.00 obo (250)3051191. Mens & Ladies Golf clubs, bag & pull cart. $50. each (250)305-1014 Treadmill for sale, very good cond. $75. (250)398-9315 XBox 2 controls, 5 games, TV with stand. $90. obo (250)3051191.

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$200 & Under Double mattress set, excellent cond. $150. (250)3927684 Older models washer $50. dryer $100. Both in working cond. (250)392-3568

Misc. for Sale CAN’T GET Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1-866-9815991. DIY STEEL Building deals! Many sizes and models. Make an offer on clearance buildings today and save thousands of dollars. Free brochure - 1-800668-5111 ext. 170.

Government Inspections Shuttle Service • BCAA Approved STAN POGUE

Licensed Technician

Tuesday to Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm Saturday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

A.R.S. Enterprises Ltd 1075 N. Mackenzie Ave.

Phone 250-392-3522 • Fax 250-392-3548

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Approx. 32ft. long, has legs so it sits on the bottom or can easily be converted to floating dock.

$1,000. o.b.o. (250)396-7775

Go to work today! Complete Pressure Washing Set up. 1994 F350 7.3 Turbo Diesel w/ 16’ insulated box. EB3500X Honda generator, Dynablast 5000 PSI Pressure washer w/24 HP Honda V-twin electric start. Mitsubishi 4HP water pump and hoses for remote fill. Wayne diesel boiler with new coil, 600 gallon water holding capacity. Wet sand blasting capability. Includes a variety of cleaning products. $24,000. Ph: (250)296-4357 MANUFACTURED pure wood shavings: natural product, high quality, low cost, bulk bagged shaving for livestock, pets, gardens. Custom hauling available. Call New Cal Rabbit Farm 250-395-3336 or 250706-8972. ONE STOP shopping, get a million different products here. High quality, 20% less than Walmart, vitamins, health, nutrition, cosmetics, jewelry, cleaners, soaps, shampoos, guaranteed; Retirement Sale - leather couch & chair, 1/4 sawn oak 3 piece bdrm suite, snowblower, lawnmower, end tables, wine rack, lamps, computer desk, office desk, big screen TV, Kitchen Aid mixer, wicker love seat, antique end table and chair, various household items and tools. (250)398-8144 or (250)305-8015. SAWMILLS FROM only $3997. Make money & save money with your own bandmill. Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info and DVD: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT

Lori Macala

Advertising Consultant

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

Brad Huston • Small Appliance Recycling Depot • E-Waste Electronic Recycling Center 250-982-2611 Daily service to Quesnel Wednesday & Friday to Bella Coola In-Town Deliveries

Bella Coola

250-392-7567 Williams Lake

405 Mackenzie Avenue South, Williams Lake

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Mobile Audio Service

Misc. Wanted Local Coin Collector buying Collections, Accumulations, Olympic, Gold & Silver Coins. Call Chad 250-863-3082 WANTED: Old lever action Winchester & Marlin rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369

Real Estate

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

Acreage for Sale


Million Dollar View Mike Steinebach @ (250) 694 - 3497 or Cell (250) 692-6107 or (250) 692 - 9752 Egon Steinebach @ (250) 694-3319 or Cell (250) 570- 2055 E-Mail: & Website Watch future papers for a complete listing

188 North First Avenue Williams Lake, BC V2G 1Y8 Bus: 250-392-2331 Fax: 250-392-7253

is an investment that can help a store’s turnover and net profit

10 acre lake view lot. 10 minutes to downtown. Power @ property line.

$120,000. (250)558-9516

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Brenda Webster

Advertising Consultant

250-392-2331 188 N. 1st Ave.

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Real Estate

Real Estate


Acreage for Sale

For Sale By Owner

Apt/Condo for Rent

Boitanio Villa


$100,000. LEAVE MESSAGE AT (250)398-8558.

ONLY ONE LEFT! Top of Mile 168 Rd. Just 5 minutes to town! 5+ Acres. Beside crown land. Very Private. Awesome view. Endless trails for riding, snowmobiling and quadding. Phone for more info and viewing. $80,000. Firm! (250)392-1431

For Sale By Owner

Older approx 2400 sqft home on approx. 1.74 acre lot in town. Central location. Great lake views. 4bdrm, 2 bath, 2 family rooms. $276,000. inquiries (250)392-1067

PANORAMIC CITY VIEW 40+ Level entry condo, 2bdr., 2 bath up, walk-out finished basement with full bath down, new fireplace with remote. New hardwood floor, new countertops, new bathroom flooring, reverse osmosis, new water softener. FOR APPOINTMENT TO VIEW. (250)398-9315

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

To view call 392-2997

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



4bdr. home just minutes from town on 1 acre. New kitchen, large wrap deck, new glass sliding doors, unfinished basement, great shop. Quiet, nice neighbourhood, quad trails right out your backyard. $249,000. (250)398-8907

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

#3- Chilcotin Estates 1992 14x70 Moduline 2+ bedrooms, with many updates, 5 appliances included. Asking $59,900. Days (250)398-8191 or Evenings (250)392-6266.

219 Rowat Road

Cozy home, southern exposure. Renovated on main floor, includes new laminate, freshly painted cupboards, new tile & fixtures in bathroom, exterior & interior freshly painted, app.incl. Wrap around deck from garden, doors off kitchen to fenced private backyard. Downstairs partially finished with living area, bathroom, bdr., possible in-law-suite. Price Reduced to $155,000. (250)398-3356 for appointment to view. THE PERFECT FIXER UPPER

Main floor is 1,304 sq.ft. with full unfinished bsmt. This 3bdr. 1 1/2 bath home is well built but needs complete interior reno. Excellent investment for the home handi-man. 2.01 acres, 5 gal. + well, unfinished fireplace. 5 min. north of Williams Lake. Very private. $134,900. Phone for appointment to view at (250)989-5515

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1 - 2 bdrm apt F/S Dishwasher and A/C in most units. Quiet Good references only. Ask about our incentives. Call Frank 250-305-1155 pics at 1 & 2 bdr. apart. avail. immed., quiet, clean, & secure bldg., laundry provisions on-site. (250)302-9108 1 & 2bdr. apartments located downtown. (250) 305-4972. 1bdrm apartment f/s, w/d, n/p, suitable for single working person. $450/mo. (250)398-8426. 2 bdrm apartments, Lakeside area, no (250)392-5074.

Open House Sat. May 5th 10am-5pm Clean & bright 4bdrm, 2bath, 2200sqft home on 5+ acres. High speed internet & cell phone service. Good drinking water, excellent well, large sundeck, a/c, cross fenced fields, outbuildings, creek, walk to school/Polley bus stop, borders crown land, fishing lake across road, 25 minutes to Williams Lake. 3231 Likely Rd. $240,000. (250)302-8117

South pets.

2bdrm Condo, ground level w/d f/s n/s n/p Avail May 1st. $650./mo (250)296-4497 2bdr. recently renovated adult oriented apartment in Wildwood, avail. May 1st. $600/mo. (250)302-9649 Quiet one bedroom apt., downtown, n/s, n/p, ref/req. (778)412-1951

Commercial/ Industrial Commercial Space for lease at 150 Mile Center. Call Dianne at (250)296-4515 for more info.


Cottages / Cabins


Cars - Domestic

Cars - Domestic

WILLIAMS LAKE- 1 bdrm cottage in Commodore Heights, F/S, W/D. NP/NS. Avail May 1. $625. Call 250-989-4711.

2 & 3bdr. townhouses avail. May 1st must have references close to all schools & downtown. (250)305-4970. 3bdr. townhouse located next to University, excellent cond. (250)302-9934. 1999 HONDA HATCHBACK

2008 Ford Taurus Limited

Duplex / 4 Plex 2bdrm in 4-Plex, Super nice. Completely upgraded. Great location. (604)767-1600

Misc for Rent 2bdrm house, big yard $800. 3bdrm townhouse $825. 3bdrm upper floor, fresh paint and new flooring. $950. (250)2677325

Mobile Homes & Pads 2bdrm mobile, $550/month +Utilities. No dogs. (250) 3925350. Avail. June 1st 3-bdrm. f/s, w/d, no dogs. Avail. immed. $650/mo. plus d/d & utilities. Comer Hill Trailer Park. (250)392-3919 3bdr. mobile, carport, sundeck, c/w 5app., ref/req. (140 Mile) (250)296-0080 days (250)296-3089 evenings.

2 bdrm. duplex with F/S included. Please call (250)3927617. Horsefly, Exclusive Private 1400 sqft home for rent or rent to own. 2bdrm & loft, 5 appl, hot tub. 20 acres, fenced, 2 cabins, sm shop, greenhouse, showerhouse, outbuildings & sm barn. (250)620-3606 after 6pm. HORSE LAKE Waterfront - 3 BDRM House, avail immediately. No smoking. No large dogs. Small pets negotiable. References & damage deposit req’d. Contact Nancye, 250395-2684, cell# 250-706-1406. VIEW home on acreage, available May 15th 4 bedrms, 2 bathrooms, open plan about 12 minutes from town. Employment and rental references required. N/S, $1300 per month, dd, utilities and yard maintenance also required. Gas/wood heat. 604-992-7491 leave message.

Suites, Lower 2bdr. suite, w/d hook-up, utilities incl. $850/mo. n/s, n/p, close to schools and TRU. (250)302-1155 or (250)3985883. Bright 1bdr. suite, 900 sq. ft., private entry, prefer single working person, n/s, r/r, avail. June 1st. $650/mo. wifi, sat. tv & util. inc. (250)398-7323 eve. Lovely ground level 1bdrm suite, f/s & bbq with lrg bath. Includes cable & utilities. Will be freshly painted. Prefer single working professional. Move-in incentive for that just right new tenant. Move in date negotiable. $650/mnth n/s n/p references. (250)392-9103 leave message.

Open Houses

Open Houses

OPEN HOUSE Renovated new siding, new windows, new furnace, new plumbing, throughout, kitchen updated, new bathroom. very nice setting, nice view, very private. $41,500. obo Cash Only. Call Wayne (250)392-3589 (250)267-3543 cell

Auto Accessories/Parts 1986 Chevy Crate 350 Engine. Under 10,000 kms. All after market top end, used 3 months. Asking $1800. Firm! (250)267-3912 4 LT 285/75R16 Radial XTX Sport tires off rims. $600. obo (250)392-4931 after 5pm. Holley 670 CFM Street Avenger 4BBL Carburetor. Fits chevy small block & comes with 2” Aluminum carb spacer. Asking $300. (250)267-3912

Cars - Domestic 1990 Chrysler Lebaron Convertible, White. $5000 obo. Perfect Condition. Call 250392-4235.

Sporty, reliable, and fuel efficient. New front brakes, cd player, Honda hubcaps incl. everything in great cond. Body has 25460km, different engine replaced 2yrs. ago 145000km on it. Well maintained, n/s owners, studded winter tires.

AWD sedan, 42486 kms, burgundy, fully loaded, heated leather seats, GPS, sunroof, keyless entry, rear parking sensor, fog lights, like new condition. $22,000. Phone (250)305-3370

$3,000. (250)392-7908


2001 Buick Century v-6 loaded, only163k, great shape, easy on gas, beautiful car to drive. Includes set of winter tires. $4,000. (250)305-7709

2004 Dodge SX 2.0 5 speed, 68,000 kms Sun roof Includes winter rims/tires Very clean. $5,500.00 obo (250)398-9314

1997 Plymouth Breeze 4 door, 2.4 cyl, auto, A/C, power everything. Nice condition, new Nokian all seasons, 220,000kms, hitch. Part trades welcome. $2600.00 or best straight cash offer. (250)659-5667

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2005 PONTIAC PURSUIT 4 door sedan, 64,000km, 5 spd. manual trans., summer & winter tires, excellent gas mileage and a pleasure to drive. $5,500. (250) 398-5902 or (250) 267-3730.

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


Saturday May 5th 10 am - 12 pm 2134 Kinglet Road

12x60 Mobile Home

820 Pigeon Ave, 3 bdrm up & 1 down, finished bsmt, level lot, 2 sheds, garage, underground sprinklers, close to Columneetza & TRU, and city bus. $235,000. (250)392-7201 to view.


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Cars - Sports & Imports



Sport Utility Vehicle

2007 Yamaha R6 Excellent condition, new tires, Candy Apple Red. A Must See! $6,800. (250)398-4120

2008 Colorado 5th Wheel

1996 BLAZER LT Winter & summer tires, 178,000kms, remote start, air, leather interior, trailer hitch, bug guard. $3,995. (250)392-4881

1987 MAZDA 323 4 door, remote start, four good summer and four good studded winter tires. Sony am/fm cd player, 183,000kms. $1,250. o.b.o. Phone after 5p.m. (250)392-4439

2001 Honda Accord

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

$3,500. (250)392-6009

2008 Honda CRF-250F Very good shape! $4500.00 Call Lee: (250)989-0152

Off Road Vehicles 2008 Polaris 450 Outlaw. $4500 Runs perfect. Race ready. Got too many toys and not enough room!! Feel free to ask any questions. 250-2671552


32ft., 3 slides, winter package, a/c, furnace, BI vac, full bath, queen bed, awning. In excellent shape, less than 1,000km. $32,500. (250)296-4136

2011 Arctic Fox 29L Silver Fox Edition

Used twice, like new, fully loaded. 2 power slides with topper awnings, laminated fiberglass walls, thermal windows, alum. super structure, heated and enclosed tanks, black tank flush system, power awning with screen room, power jack, 10gal water heater, flat screen tv, auto gps satellite dish, DVD CD radio, led lights, 125W solar charge system, maxx air covers, dual 6 volt batt.

$35,000. 1(250)392-3201

2001 KIA Sephia LS

only 105,000kms, 4 door, auto trans. 1.8L 4 cyl., cruise control, tilt, wheel, power windows and locks, air cond.,CD.

$4,750. (250)392-3201

1988 28.5ft. Travelair 5th wheel.

Great shape, a/c, full bath, awning, sleeps 6. New: RV battery, stripes, queen mattress, propane tanks, hot water heater, c/w 5th wheel hitch.

23.5’ 1995 5th Wheel & Structure at Lakefront Site 7 Plato Island Resort on Quesnel Lake. $10,000 for both Will trade for camper of equal value. Will sell both separately. or (250)305-8330

2003 Toyota Matrix XRS

Reduced to $7000.00 Firm (250)392-7387


1993 Prowler 5th Wheel 23 1/2 ft., net wt. 5456lbs. 1/2 ton, towable, back kitchen. New batteries, two 30lb. propane tanks, ducted furnace & ducted air cond., sleeps 6, shower & outside shower. Good condition. $6,000. o.b.o. (250)305-7709

Arctic Fox 27ft. Trailer Full load with slide, solar panel and flat screen tv and winter package. Used only four times and virtually brand new. Only $31,500. Dan @ (250)398-0492 or (250)392-7104


1971 Norton Commando 750cc Mint condition. Beautiful bike. $6000. obo (250)392-6688

2000 Corsair Excella Full slide with awning, solar system, central vac, in excellent shape, wheel covers, 4 point hitch, 28 1/2 ft. $24,500. (778) 373-6280

1984 Shadow 750 This bike is like new. Replaced front tire and battery. 53,000 original kms.

$2250.00 obo Call Gord: (250)392-1431

2003 YAMAHA 650 MOTORCYCLE Only 9500 kms, excellent shape, in great running order. Asking $4,500. Call (250)392-7927

2001 Chev Tahoe

V-8, 2WD, Power windows, locks, seats, cruise. Good tires. Police performance pkg.

$6500.00 (250)392-6800

$7,500. o.b.o. (250)398-6335 work or (250) 398-8155 home.

Mint condition, no rust, dark blue/grey interior, 38 MPG Hwy., 8’ cargo capacity, air/pw/pd/keyless entry, leg room plus. Smooth, comfy & sporty, 102,000kms, not winter driven.

1996 Chev Blazer 150,000 kms on replacement engine. Includes 4 winter tires, new stereo, leather interior. $3,500. Call (250)296-0114

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

Scrap Car Removal 2003 29’/34’ Titanium 5th wheel with 16.3 superslide, fireplace, central vacuum cleaner, tinted dbl. windows, hardwood floor in kitchen, new tires, alum. rims, new batteries, excellent condition. Asking $27,000. (250)481-0072 (Hank) BIG FOOT Sightings! New 2012 Bigfoot Campers have arrived only at Mike Rosman RV! 1-800-667-0024 Camperette for short box pick-up, table to bed, stove, boat rack, storage, hand jacks. $700. (250)392-2629

Scrap Batteries Wanted We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288

Trucks & Vans

1983 Camperized Van

New radiator, new battery. Set of summer tires, color is brown/tan. Fridge, 4 burner stove, oven, cupboards, thermostat controlled furnace, water tank, upper bunk, toilet. Runs good, only 125,504 kms!

Asking $3,000. firm (250)398-2093


1988 Dodge 1500

New rebuilt 318 motor and clutch system. Well maintained. Runs great. Updated sound system. 31” summer tires & New Cooper winter tires.

$3500.00 obo (250)303-1177 or (250)267-2509

2000 Red GMC 2500 Nice, nice leather, fully loaded, heated seats, 6L engine, cd, 300k’s. $6,000. (250)296-4307

2002 Dodge Ram SLT 1500 4x4, 5.9L, 143K, Leather, heated seats, All power options, Clean & solid truck $9500. obo (250)303-2275

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE Application for a Permit Amendment Under The Provisions of the Environmental Management Act

2002 GMC Safari

Good condition, 243,000 kms. Take it for a test drive.

$2,500. or best offer. (250)398-8087

2003 F150 XL 4x4, 4.6L v-8, red, 115K kms, 5spd. manual transmission, new BF Goodrich A/T tires, custom stereo system. $9,500. o.b.o. Call (250)267-4963

2007 Chev 1500


Crew cab, loaded with many extras, 89,000km, one owner since new, comes with studded winter tires on rims, trailer towing package. $19,900. o.b.o. (250)392-3473

2004 Mazda MPV Seats 7, loaded, excellent running condition, summer and winter tires on rims, 196,000 kms. Asking $5,500. o.b.o. (250)398-5986

4x4, 5.3 auto, 96,000kms, new brakes, sprayed box liner, loaded, power train warranty, GM Service every 5,000kms. Kelowna truck, mint shape, very well looked after. $18,800. May trade for old Chev 2dr. car. (250)398-5335

2009 F-150 4x4 Platinum Pick-up Power running boards, blue tooth, navigation system, leather heated & air cond., seats, trailer tow package, moon roof and driving lights, 6900 kms. Asking $29,950. (250)398-0085

1984 Aquastar 18’, 150hp Johnson outboard, EZ load trailer, c/w new Hummingbird ďŹ shďŹ nder, tarp, extra prop (new). Runs excellent. $4000.obo (250)620-0518 Leave message

Calais 18ft. Bowrider with a Suzuki 115hp outboard and trailer . First 3,900. steals it!! (250) 302-9593 WANTED: Prospector or Tripper model used canoe. Phone: (250)296-4258

I, Ross MacLean, General Manager of Gibraltar Mines Ltd., PO Box 130 McLeese Lake, BC, V0L 1P0, intend to submit this amendment application to the Director to amend Permit PA-01595, issued September 22, 1972 and last amended May 17, 2011 which authorizes the discharge of particulate matter from a copper-molybdenum mine and mill complex to the atmosphere. The land upon which the facility is situated and the discharge occurs is DL3728 (PID – 015074-994), located near McLeese Lake, BC. Gibraltar Mine has announced its Gibraltar Development Plan 3 (GDP3) which will increase Gibraltar’s nominal milling capacity from 55,000 short dry tons/day (sdt/d) to 85,000 sdt/d. The GDP3 Project utilizes the existing site primary crushers, modernizes the mine’s original coarse ore handling system and installs a second concentrator circuit (consisting of a SAG mill / Ball mill grinding circuit and associated otation equipment) adjacent to the existing concentrator. In addition, a new molybdenum otation circuit will be constructed and housed in its’ own building to replace the existing molybdenum circuit which is housed inside the existing concentrator. These changes to the Gibraltar facilities necessitate that the air emissions permit be amended to include the new and modiďŹ ed infrastructure as well as remove the air emission points which the project will make redundant. Any person who may be adversely affected by the proposed amendment and wishes to provide relevant information may, within 30 days after the last date of posting, publishing, service or display, send written comments to the applicant, with a copy to the Regional Manager, Environmental Protection at Ste. 400 – 640 Borland Street, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 4T1. The identity of any respondents and the contents of anything submitted in relation to this application will become part of the public record. Dated this 21st day of April, 2012.

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2003 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 V6 Automatic, Canopy, and bedliner, comes with winter steel rims. 211,000 kms, One owner. $12,000. OBO (250)296-3601

Contact person: Todd Wambolt, Senior Environmental Engineer Telephone No.: (250) 992-1800 Ext. 359 2005 Dodge Caravan Silver, excellent condition, summer tires, brand new winter tires, 128,000 kms, auto, 7 passenger, A/C, power locks, power locks, and power mirrors. $7,500 OBO (250)392-3969

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Legal Notices

Legal Notices

Legal Notices

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE Application for a Permit Amendment Under The Provisions of the Environmental Management Act I, Ross MacLean, General Manager of Gibraltar Mines Ltd., PO Box 130 McLeese Lake, BC, V0L 1P0, intend to submit this amendment application to the Director to amend Permit PE416, issued July 13, 1971 and last amended April 29, 2011 which authorizes the discharge of efuent and tailings from a copper-molybdenum mine and mill complex to a tailings storage facility and the Gibraltar East Pit. The land upon which the facility is situated is DL3728 (PID – 015-074-994), located near McLeese Lake, BC, within the Cuisson Creek watershed. The land upon which the discharge occurs is mineral claims HY 5 and HY 9-16 and Mining Leases described as Lot 3596, 3597, 3601, 3602, 3705, and 3706 within the Cariboo Mining Division located near McLeese Lake, within the Cuisson Creek watershed. Gibraltar Mine is adding a second bulk concentrator to the processing infrastructure at the Gibraltar Mine. As a consequence of increasing mill capacity, it is necessary to increase the authorized rate of tailings discharge to the tailings storage facility from 100,000 m3/day to an annual average of 200,000 m3/day. Any person who may be adversely affected by the proposed amendment and wishes to provide relevant information may, within 30 days after the last date of posting, publishing, service or display, send written comments to the applicant, with a copy to the Regional Manager, Environmental Protection at Ste. 400 – 640 Borland Street, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 4T1. The identity of any respondents and the contents of anything submitted in relation to this application will become part of the public record. Dated this 21st day of April, 2012.

_______________________________ (Signature)

Contact person: Todd Wambolt, Senior Environmental Engineer Telephone No.: (250) 992-1800 Ext. 359


ENIYUD (TATLA) COMMUNITY FOREST Eniyud Community Forest Ltd. invites the public to view and provide written comment on the proposed Forest Stewardship Plan Amendment to incorporate the Cariboo-Chilcotin Land Use Plan 2011 Land Use Order prepared for the Community Forest located in the west Chilcotin around the communities of Redstone and Tatla Lake in the vicinity of Puntzi Lake, Eagle Lake, Tatla Lake, Sapeye Lake, Bluff Lake, Middle Lake and north Tatlayoko Valley. The Plan Amendment indicates how results and strategies proposed by ECF have been amended to include the 2011 Land Use Order objectives. The draft Forest Stewardship Plan will be available for review and comment during ofÂżce hours until June 8, 2012 at the Alexis Creek Indian Band ofÂżce located at Redstone. If you have any questions or comments or would like to arrange for a meeting to review the plan, please contact Dave Neads at 250-742-3222 or the Band OfÂżce at 250-481-3335. Written comments are requested by June 8, 2012. Comments can be sent to: Dave Neads at P.O. Box 3350, Anahim Lake; or via email: Dave Neads at

HOW TO REACH US... 250-392-2331

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Williams Lake Tribune

If you are Suffering from Pain and Inammation We have a Gift for You! “It is a Pay-It-Forward Gift... because we have experienced life changing results due to a sweet, natural cactus fruit juice that can eliminate pain and inflammation.” A year ago... a friend of mine was in such pain he could barely walk. With Arthritis and Spinal Stenosis in his neck and low back, severe edema in his feet, and other degenerative conditions... at 68 his health was failing fast. Today - he is pain free and healthier than he’s been in 15 years and so am I and so are many of my friends and family. How? -- it’s a simple natural answer... a sweet elixir from the heart of the Sonoran Desert. Inflammation is at the root of all pain and degenerative diseases including Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Allergies, Asthma, Lupus, Digestive Disorders, Depression, Heart Disease, Sleep Disorders, High Blood Pressure, Alzheimer’s, Aging and more. Inflammation can be caused by stress, physical and emotional traumas, toxins, pathogens (virus, bacteria...), chemicals and drugs. Inflammation can affect any tissue in our bodies from the vital organs of our brain, heart or liver to muscles, joints and nerves.

Chromic Inflammation The Cause of Pain and Disease Chronic Inflammation, was responsible for all my friend’s problems... and mine, too. I have always believed that for every physical problem, there is a plant that can help solve it . My clear intention was to find that natural solution I did and will share that secret with you now... it is a simple cactus fruit from a very special location with a very rare ingredient. The nopal cactus fruit grown in the hottest and most extreme climate on the planet has created a natural defense to survive its extreme location... and its defense is our major miracle.

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Shaman and Medicine Women from the Southwest have known for centuries to use the fruit from this cactus for inflammation. Now over 300 medical research studies have proven that a very rare antioxidant in the fruit... called a Betalain... is what is so very effective in reducing pain and inflammation. It even stimulates stem cell regeneration!

Betalains The Answer to Pain and Inflammation Carried on the high frequency magenta pigment, all 24 different types of these rare anti-inflammatory Betalains are found in the fruit of this special cactus. Betalains target inflamed tissue and release and flush the waters which have collected the toxins, dead cells, pathogens, old drugs and chemicals... the toxic waters which cause the pain, degeneration and eventually disease. I found this juice recently and it’s bottled by a company that had the consciousness to cold press rather than pasteurize this precious juice to keep the enzymes and nutrients vital and bottle it in a nitrogen environment so that no preservatives have to be used!

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Williams Lake Tribune, May 01, 2012  

May 01, 2012 edition of the Williams Lake Tribune

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