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End to water woes in sight BY BREANNE MASSEY Times Staff

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Close to 300 athletes from 11 elementary schools braved the elements to participate in School District 20’s annual elementary school track and field meet at Haley Park Tuesday. See photos on Page 9.

Trains back on track brings relief for Teck Union members unhappy but comply with back-to-work order BY TIMOTHY SCHAFER Times Staff

A financial disaster was avoided for the city’s largest employer when the federal government legislated CP Rail employees back to work Friday. As the national rail company’s biggest customer, Teck Resources Ltd. was bracing itself for the financial fallout of a prolonged rail strike when federal Minister of Labour Lisa Raitt and the Conservative government passed back-to-work legislation Thursday night. Marcia Smith, Teck’s senior vice president of sustainability and external affairs, said the effect of the brief

job action last week likely won’t register when the quarterly financial picture is developed in July, but there was some concern over the incident. “In a nutshell, any strike like that when you are captive to a railway is serious, because it has a spill over effect on all sorts of people in the province and across the country,” she said from Teck headquarters in Vancouver. “Anything that impacts our ability to do our operations is serious.” But with no trains running for one day while the workers — including locomotive engineers, conductors, yard workers and others — forced Canada’s second-biggest railway to shut down freight operations, that meant 30 car loads of product, both in bound and out bound, were halted

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at Teck’s Trail Operation. “Obviously not getting product in and not getting product out does have an effect on our operations,” said Smith. The Kootenay Valley Rail (KVR) line — that runs from Creston to Trail — is owned and operated by CP and is staffed with CP employees, and was affected by the strike. The line moves product for Teck, Zellstoff Celgar pulp mill and Interfor sawmill

in Castlegar. But because the job action was brief it did not have any impact in terms of Teck having to curtail any operations, Smith noted. She said there were a number of operational plans ready to put in place to deal with a potentially long strike, but could not say what those would have been. On its website, the Mining Association of Canada said its member companies will now have a backlog of work to catch up on as they return to rail usage to get supplies to work sites and products to market. CP Rail resumed operations across its entire Canadian freight network Friday morning after the union representing the 4,800 strikers, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference,

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The Village of Montrose is optimistic that water restrictions could be lifted this week after a water main breakage more than three weeks ago. The village’s previously existing water supply was used for a test period on Tuesday and could be accessible to residents as early as Thursday An air lock in the water main below the valves was detected during a test on Friday. The lines were charged to bleed it out, but the pressure “blew” an on-site hot water tank, explained Kevin Chartres, the chief administrative officer for the village. The test damaged three homes with finished basements and flooded some other unfinished basements with minimal damages. Chartres said the village has been in contact with insurance providers. “We’re optimistic about the water being on again (Thursday) if everything goes well,” he added. “But we have to wait and see what happens.” The boil water advisory will remain after the water restrictions have been lifted, and when the water main has been tested, residents will be notified of any changes.

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SOAR PENSIONERS “TOONIE BREAKFAST� MEETING Friday, Jun.8th Trail Legion Hall Breakfast: 9:30 Bring your Toonie Meeting: 10:15 Guest Speaker: BC Southern Interior MP Atex Atamanenko. All seniors are welcome to attend the 10:15 meeting. UNITED STEELWORKERS LOCAL 480 32nd Annual Seniors Picnic Thursday, June 28th Supper 4:30pm Birchbank Picnic Grounds Tickets are $5 and may be picked up at Local 480 All Area Pensioners Welcome

Colombo Lodge Supper Meeting Sunday, June 10th-5:00pm Bring your spouse/partner. Guest meet in games room @ 5:30 for refreshments & appies. Tickets $12. Please purchase tickets prior to Sunday @ Star Grocery, City Bakery or Tony Morelli. Menu: Colombo style pasta, meatballs, chicken, jo jos, veggies, salad, buns and dessert. Be sure to attend to enjoy our after dinner speaker.

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Jim Halpin of D & M Bobcat donated his time this week to prepare a new bed along the highway at Shaver’s Bench. Thanks to funding from Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, (which owns the property) Trail Community in Bloom will be planting a new low-maintenance ornamental grass bed at the site.

Transit meeting looks to cure system deficiencies BY TIMOTHY SCHAFER Times Staff

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Nelson having only paid once. The confusion and duplicity inherent in the current system for bus riders traveling between communities will be dissolved in the fall when the changes take place, said Meribeth Burton, B.C. Transit corporate spokesperson. “The greatest benefit is for customers who could really get any where they want to go in the West Kootenay in a cohesive way,� she said. The regional committee will help unite service between Nelson, Trail, Castlegar, Kaslo, Nakusp and the Slocan Valley, creating the venue for transit service providers to share common problems and come up with solutions, make sure systems are all interconnected, easy to navigate and combine resources. Burton said B.C. Transit went to local

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governments last year and made the pitch for regional transit. All municipal councils and regional district directors signed on, said Burton, and everyone “put their own agendas aside for benefit of the riders of the region.� “The new transit system is a great example of regional cooperation. It will benefit riders, and increase their numbers, by delivering a more efficient and flexible service,� said Nelson councilor Donna Macdonald, who represents the Heritage City on the committee. “It’s also a key part of local governments’ commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.� In the first meeting roles, responsibilities and cost sharing will be the first order of business, and where the resources will be utilized. As time wears on, schedule timing, transit

connector points, and an equitable fare will be set. Because local governments had set the level of service they want in place and the subsequent fare they would charge, those decisions will now be made by the committee as it begins operation as one transit system. As well, the committee will determine if they want extra service routes, but it will come at a cost, said Burton. And cost sharing will likely be based on the degree of usage, with each area’s costs based proportionally on the amount of people that ride the bus. “There is no plan in place right now to change the routes, but to best use buses throughout the region,� said Burton. Seamless regional transit should be in place for peak usage season beginning in September.


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LOCAL New rules had ‘minimal’ impact at border crossing, says CBSA BY TIMOTHY SCHAFER Times Staff

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Local CP Rail employees were on the picket line on May 23. Back -to-work legislation passed through Parliament last Thursday and trains were rolling again on Friday.

Arbitrator will impose a deal FROM PAGE 1 asked its members to end their walkout when the legislation became law Thursday night. Teamsters Local 563 union representative for the KVR line, Don Conway, said the 24 West Kootenay members were not happy with how the company

or government went into these negotiations, but they did honour back-to-work legislation. Ten hours after the union went on strike and the negotiations had failed — picketing Teck on May 23, as well as the CP Rail station in Castlegar and Nelson

— minister Raitt was preparing back-to-work legislation, he said. “Now why would CP Rail management bargain with us, when they know the government would force us back to work?” he said. The biggest sticking point in negotiations was pension and

fatigue of conductors and engineers while operating trains, said Conway. The workers last contract expired in January. The back-to-work law sends the labour dispute to a government-appointed arbitrator, who has 90 days to impose a deal.

New federal regulations governing cross border shopping have had “minimal” effect at the border in the Greater Trail region, says a Canadian Border Services Agency spokesperson. Stephanie Waddell said less than one week into the reign of the new regulations it was too early to see if there would be a significant trend developing. However, for the first weekend of the rise in the duty-free limit — from $50 to $200 on visits of more than 24 hours — there was a slight increase in local traffic volumes compared to the same weekend last year. For the June 1-3 weekend, there were 597 vehicles crossing the border into Canada from the U.S., and increase of 43 vehicles from the weekend

Police detachment goes digital with fingerprints BY TIMOTHY SCHAFER Times Staff

Fine-tuning of the fine art of fingerprinting in the digital format will be a forthcoming feature of local flatfoot work, says the region’s RCMP inspector. Nick Romanchuk said a digital fingerprint scanner has been installed at the RCMP Detachment in Trail, linking the local detachment to the fingerprint and criminal record database in Ottawa. The device is expected to allow local police to become more operationally efficient in terms of processing both criminal and civil fingerprints, he said. “The process of taking ink-based fingerprints, sending them to Ottawa, having them manually examined, and then mailed back could take several months to complete,”

Insp. Romanchuk said in a release. The new scanner means the local detachment will receive the results in approximately one week. Insp. Romanchuk said they are working on certification that will allow them to receive the results almost simultaneously. Fingerprints are sometimes required from people before their criminal record checks can be processed. Insp. Romanchuk said waiting several months for results from Ottawa proved onerous, particularly if the results were needed quickly for a job application. RCMP crime reduction unit Five incidents of note marked the workings of the RCMP crime reduction unit (CRU) in April in the latest installment of the RCMP’s report to

Trail city council. • April 28, Bull-arama - The unit’s presence in the crowds in plain clothes at the event enabled investigators to “prevent incidents before they happened.” There was also a strong uniformed police presence made up of local general duty members. • April 26, probation breach - As a result of frequent curfew checks on a 30-year-old Trail man, two charges of breach of probation were approved. The man will appear in Rossland Provincial Court this month — in the interim curfew checks will continue. • April 20, trafficking cocaine - Information received by the CRU on a 24-year-old Trail man suspected of trafficking cocaine allowed police to stage a “drug deal,” resulting in his

subsequent arrest. Approximately 3.5 grams of cocaine and other evidence of drug trafficking were seized from the suspect. It was also determined the man had multiple warrants out for his arrest in Alberta, which have now been extended to B.C. • April 19, pro-active investigation - The CRU took a proactive approach to crime when they attended the Groutage apartment building and spoke with

many of the occupants, tracking who was residing in each unit. “It is unlike any other apartment building in Trail because the occupants at the Groutage are usually transient and frequently involved in petty crime,” read the report to council. “Becoming more familiar with these occupants is a proactive measure and it is hoped this will in turn reduce crime within the City of Trail.”

recorded one year ago. From June 3-5, 2011, there were 554 vehicles. The CBSA officials collected $12,840.71 in duties and taxes this year, a jump of $2,899.95 from the $9,940.76 they collected in duties and

taxes last year. The lack of any change in the same-day exemption — a time period in which most cross border shoppers would do the deed — could offset the impact of the other rule changes on cross-border traffic.

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The Okanagan’s two biggest ski mountains will no longer function as one. Big White and Silver Star have “severed their ties,� said Michael J. Ballingall, senior vice president of Big White. “They’re acting as independent companies right now.� Ballingall was tight lipped on what prompted the split, saying it was for “personal family reasons.� “There’s nothing untoward

here,â€? he said. “The presidents remain the same —they’re brother and sister—and everybody is going to go about their business ‌ the two teams will still work closely.â€? Internally, the change will mean smoother operations, in terms of diminished paperwork. Kelowna residents should only notice that dual mountain passes are off the table. In the months to come, however, the change may take another form. Ballingall said he expects to see each distinct

product to start delving deeper into its own personality. Silver Star will be hiring a marketing and sales a team to work in and out of the valley to meet that aim, while Big White continues on in the way it has in the past. Ultimately, however, there may be more the same than different in days to come. “We share the airport, and there are synergies that take place,� said Ballingall, noting that a number of Interior resorts market their products together.

Environmental Assessment of the Proposed Kingsvale-Oliver Natural Gas Pipeline Reinforcement Project Open House and Invitation to Comment FortisBC (Proponent) is proposing the Kingsvale-Oliver Natural Gas Pipeline Reinforcement Project (proposed Project). The proposed Project consists of looping the existing FortisBC pipeline system between Kingsvale and Oliver, by installing a second pipeline approximately 161 km in length and building new compression facilities at Kingsvale, Trail and Yahk.

There are 30 days for the submission of comments by the public in relation to the draft Application Information Requirements. The comment period will begin on May 30, 2012 and end on June 28, 2012. All comments received during this comment period in relation to the Application Information Requirements will be considered.

The proposed Project is subject to review under British Columbia’s Environmental Assessment Act and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.

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Battle over lotto win headed to court THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER - A woman’s claim for half of a $12.6 million lottery jackpot will go to a full trial, a B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled last week. The Lotto 6/49 ticket was purchased at a Surrey, B.C. market in November 2008 by Maria Fehr, allegedly using a $20 bill given to her by her husband. But Fehr’s business partner at the time, Maria Ganguin, claims the ticket was purchased using funds from their catering business and should be shared between them. The two women had an agreement that business funds could be used occasionally to purchase lottery tickets and they would split the winnings. Fehr and her husband applied for a summary trial, which would resolve the matter quickly based primarily on sworn statements. But Justice Trevor Armstrong ruled that Ganguin, despite a lack of evidence for her claim, should be allowed to test her business partner’s credibility at a full trial.

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OBITUARIES ATKINSON, ERNEST GORDON — Loving father, uncle and friend quietly passed away on June 2nd, 2012. Gord, as he was known to most, a retired businessman from Rossland, spent the majority of his life in the Rossland / Trail community. He was an avid golfer, enthusiastic ďŹ sherman, and spent many hours in his retirement enjoying both. He was born in Rossland, July 18,1930, to Ernest G. and Ingrid Atkinson. After earning a trade with Cominco, he spent time working in Trail, Kimberly and Spokane before settling into the insurance business and eventually setting up shop in Rossland, where he worked until he retired in the late eighties. Gord is survived by his two sons, Campbell of Spokane Washington, and Dan of Kelowna, his niece, Gail Dudley of Christina Lake, his nephew Ron Parker of Rossland and his former wife, Maggie Atkinson of Spokane. Any who knew Gord will tell of his gruff demeanor, but know that inside he had a soft heart and great sense of humour. Gord will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He spent the last year of his life at Columbia View Lodge and many thanks go the those staff members that came to be his extended family and ďŹ lled his ďŹ nal days with care. A small gathering of family and friends will be held in the near future, the place and time yet to be determined. In lieu of owers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Asociation of B.C. We’ll miss you, Gord. May your ďŹ nal journey be blessed‌

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Singer reveals she has benign brain tumour THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK - Sheryl Crow revealed that she has a benign brain tumour, but her rep says it’s nothing to be alarmed about. The 50-year-old told an audience about her condition at a recent concert, but her representative, Christine Wolff, said it’s very common. The tumour is a meningioma (men-inGEE-oh-mah), and it’s typically benign and

develops from the protective linings of the brain and spinal cord. Wolff said that Crow is doing great and is healthy and happy. Crow battled breast cancer several years back. She’s currently on a nationwide tour.

LONDON - Pealing church bells, the crack of ceremonial rifle fire and the thunderous din of iconic Royal Air Force fighters couldn’t drown out Britain’s deafening cheers Tuesday as throngs of well-wishers marked the final day of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. As a Lancaster bomber soared over Buckingham Palace, flanked by a Hawker Hurricane and Spitfire fighters, the sovereign - ignoring everpresent rains - waved to the soaked, sprawling crowd from the balcony, capping four days of unparalleled pomp and pageantry that made it clear the country’s affections for the monarchy remain far from depleted. In a rare televised statement, the Queen said the celebrations had been “a humbling experience.� “I will continue to treasure and draw inspiration from the countless kindnesses shown to me in this country and throughout the Commonwealth,� the monarch said during the two-minute prerecorded broadcast. Throughout the festivities, which honoured the Queen’s six decades on the throne, her husband Prince Phillip was not at her side: the Duke of Edinburgh, who turns 91 this weekend, was

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he year 2010 was a challenging one economically in the Kootenays. Many were concerned at the vacant commercial spaces that were appearing with too much regularity and a general state of economic malaise that seemed to be gripping our local economy. Nearly two years after the global economic meltdown of 2008, the tiny metropolis of Trail was finally feeling the effects of this unprecedented event as were many other cities across Canada and the US. Nowhere was this more apparent than in Trail’s downtown core. In response to community concern and a recognition that something had to be done, in August of 2010, the City of Trail hosted a gathering of local business operators and downtown stakeholders at the Best Western Columbia River Hotel to discuss the state of our downtown core. During this facilitated session those in attendance quickly realized that we were facing many of the same issues that had impacted the city over several decades and some new ones too: Aging infrastructure, an undiversified economy, stagnant population figures, a

retiring workforce and a completely new dimension of competition in the retail sector with the proliferation of online shopping. It was clear to all present that if we were going to change the state of the downtown and revitalize our economy, a new approach would be required. This realization led to the development of the Downtown Opportunities and Action Committee (DOAC) in late 2010, with planning beginning in earnest during the first quarter of 2011. The DOAC is a select committee of council that operates under the legislative authority of the City. It was created with twenty local members from various industries and professions along with four subcommittees that focused on the following areas; Development, Planning, Social Concerns and Marketing Initiatives. At our second meeting it was clear that to be effective, the group must not only have committed volunteers, but also a leadership team who was willing to drive the initiative even if interest levels flagged. This was not a short term initiative and it would require sustained effort and commitment to

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JOLLY Community Comment reach our goal. An agreement was reached with the group that Lisa Milne and I would serve as Co-Chairs for Phase One, along with Richard Daoust, Maggie Stayanovich and Gord Sims leading the sub-committees until our Revitalization Plan was fully developed. We agreed to review the structure again prior to implementation. I am happy to report that the much talked about and anticipated MMM Group Plan is now in hand. After much deliberation, discussion and consultation with the community, on May 8 the MMM Group delivered their final presentation of the Trail Downtown Revitalization Action Plan to City Council and the DOAC. The plan was unanimously endorsed

by the DOAC on May 15 and Council has now passed the Trail Downtown Plan as our guiding strategy as we move forward with the revitalization of Trail’s Downtown. The plan is available for viewing on the City’s website at www.trail.ca/ Downtown.php and a condensed power point presentation is also available there that provides a high level summary of the plan and its scope. If you don’t have access to the internet, a paper copy can be viewed by contacting City Hall at 250.364.1262. The plan includes short, medium and long term objectives for the downtown that are prioritized into recommendations which are affordable, achievable and in keeping with our overall theme of celebrating our cultural heritage and industrial legacy of achievement. A sneak peak of a few things you will see in the plan includes the following: A renewed focus on the Columbia River as a draw to the downtown, greening of our streetscapes, improved heritage signage and way-finding, clearly defined entry points into the downtown that invite visitors to explore, as well as upgraded sidewalks and

crossings. Traffic patterns will be reviewed for efficiencies and development will be encouraged by the creation of a bylaw that provides incentives for businesses to invest in the prescribed areas. The DOAC, Council and city staff will be working diligently to bring about meaningful change as swiftly as possible. The goal of revitalizing our downtown is one that can only be achieved through the continued support of our merchants and residents. Your patience and commitment will be required to see this massive undertaking through and we are asking you to join us in this journey by providing us with your feedback at downtown@ trail.ca. In closing I would like to say that I am very impressed with the plan that MMM Group has delivered and I hope you will be too. We look forward to working with the merchants and residents of Trail in the weeks and months ahead as we pursue our common goal. Kevin Jolly is a councillor for the City of Trail. Community Comment is written by elected officials from municipal councils in Greater Trail.


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part of the core nor if you could walk over it would it attract anyone to the core in a meaningful manner, Sure it’s easy to say put up a sign and use it at your own risk but even researching the legalities of that sign will cost us a fortune in lawyers’ fees and we will still end up paying some form of insur-

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Catch-all legislation covers murky mandates An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald Once elected, governing parties tout the “mandate� they’ve received as justification for any measures they wish to implement. In the world of post-election politics, voters are presumed to have endorsed the victorious party’s entire platform, although everybody knows nobody has read it. Let us dispense, then, once and for all, with the big lie that governments often tell us, and themselves. Mandates are rarely ever clear. They are murky at best, and the truth is that governments more often prefer the murky side of mandates - especially when they do things they promised they wouldn’t do or react to unforeseen circumstances. It’s not as if the Conservative platform from the last federal election - a 67-page document - has received the wholesale

assent of the majority-bestowing public. It’s not as if the last election - by producing a clear winner - should have ended the debate over public policy. And it’s not as if anyone has given the Conservatives carte blanche to roll up their entire spring agenda into a monster bill - some 400 pages long that is designed to avoid proper scrutiny. The omnibus bill that is expected to come back before the House as early as this week has rightly encountered stiff resistance. This is no ordinary budget implementation bill, but a steamroller of sweeping change, from the streamlining of environmental regulations to the reform of Old Age Security and EI. If passed by month’s end, as the government hopes, it would even grant the FBI the right to make arrests in Canada in some cases.

Whatever the merits of these measures, the government has tainted them all by its stubborn refusal to split up its agenda into manageable pieces which can be digested by parliamentary committees. This is anti-democratic and the hundreds of organizations and businesses that “blacked out� their websites on Monday in protest - whether or not you agree with their agendas - are right about that. The Liberals and Greens, whose tag-team guerrilla strategy is to pepper the omnibus bill with 200 amendments, are right to pick a fight here, too. The truth is many conservatives, some of them on the government benches, and many in the media, are cheering them on. The usual tactic is to divide and conquer the opposition. But unite and blunder is what the Harper Conservatives have done here.

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The Rossland Secondary School Royals senior girls soccer team played their hearts out in the B.C. High School Single-A Soccer championship in Kelowna on the weekend. Sixteen teams from around the province descended on Immaculata Regional High School in Kelowna Thursday, to kick off the 2012 single-A provincials. Rossland went into the tournament seeded in fourth spot and looked to move up a notch. The talented Royals team has had a successful season winning regionals handily and breezing to victory in the Single A Public Schools Championship tournament in Osoyoos last month. But in the provincials, the small school was up against many private-school powerhouses. Nevertheless, they got off to a brilliant start, going 3 and 0 in the round robin. The Royals opened the tournament with a 7-1 drubbing of Kelowna Christian, then followed that with another decisive victory over Ashcroft 10-0, before finishing off the round with a 4-1 win over Langley Christian. The Royals then faced defending provincial champs Glenlyon Norfolk out of Victoria with the winner advancing to the final. The Royals quickly fell behind 2-0 but stormed back to tie it. However, Glenlyon would go ahead on a penalty kick and add another to go up 4-2. The Royals battled hard, scoring once more and cutting the lead to 4-3 but would eventually capitulate, suffering a 5-3 loss. With the loss to Glenlyon Norfolk, RSS had an opportunity for a bronze medal on Saturday. However, they came up against a strong Immaculata side and ended up losing 4-0. “The bronze medal game was actually a much harder match and Immaculata had some wickedly fast forwards,” said RSS teacher Kim McKinnon. “The RSS girls play an offisde trap which unfortunately you can live or die by.” In the final match between Norfolk and Southridge, extra time was needed to decide it, but in the end Southridge would score two to win the provincial title by a score of 2-nil. Coach Rick McKinnon said he couldn’t be prouder of the team who have stuck together for many years and were the talk of the tournament with their tenacious play and ball movement. Their fourth placing is the RSS senior girls soccer team’s best finish ever in the single-A provincials. The Royals placed seventh in 2011 and 12th the previous year. They also had the best record among all Single-A public schools in the province. They ended the 2012 season with an impressive 23 wins, two losses and four draws. (See photo on page 10)

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already changed his life and that of his family back in Mexico. But a win in the Belmont will take it up a notch, while adding zeros to I’ll Have Another’s stud fee. And at a time when thoroughbred racing seems to be losing its lustre, the sport needs a boost. Gamblers have many places to bet these days while others have been turned off by stories of doping abuse. O’Neill, no stranger to controversy himself, hopes I’ll Have Another’s feel-good storyline will help win some fans back. “Hopefully a horse like I’ll Have Another and a jockey like Mario Gutierrez can show people that a great racehorse can come from anywhere and a great jockey can come from anywhere. “And (with) all the extra scrutiny, people

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Ask family to help encourage professional help Dear Annie: My brother-in-law and his wife are strange people. “Tom and Alice” live beyond their means and are constantly asking for help. We’ve given them more than $10,000, and they’ve never paid back a dime. That’s not the worst part. Alice is in love with my husband, “Dean.” She giggles and flirts with him and used to send him scantily clad pictures of herself. This made us both horribly uncomfortable. I trust Dean. He would leave the phone on speaker when she’d call. And in order to avoid any hint of impropriety, Dean changed his phone number and email address and got off of all social networks. He now can only be reached through the office. Alice doesn’t work and aspires to be on a reality show for rich wives. When she got pregnant four years ago, she told me that

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Dean should be in the delivery room because “it’s his baby.” This can’t possibly be true. Dean had a vasectomy years ago, and more importantly, we were out of the country when Alice conceived. His father, stepmother and sisters believe her, and she even called our daughter at college to say she has a half-sister. We recently received a petition for child support. My brother-in-law shrugs off his wife’s behavior, saying Alice has inadequate boundaries. He says he knows the child isn’t my husband’s, but “a little extra cash couldn’t hurt” because he is out

of work. Dean and I spoke to a lawyer. The only reason we stay in touch with his family is because my mother-in-law, a wonderful woman, is battling breast cancer and relies on Alice (who yells at her) for rides to the doctor. My husband is worried that if we take legal action against Alice, his mother will suffer the consequences. I don’t know how I ended up in an episode of Jerry Springer. Any ideas? -Beside Myself in Jersey Dear Beside: The first thing you should do is get a paternity test so you have legal proof that Dean is not the father of this child. Then talk to as many family members as you can and urge them to convince Alice to get professional help. This woman has serious mental health issues, and her mercenary husband exploits her. Try to arrange other transportation for your mother-in-law so you

are not held hostage to her situation, and then do what you must to protect your own family. Dear Annie: For the third time, my daughter has called to verbally abuse me. The first time, I refused to listen, and she withheld her children from us. We had helped raise our oldest grandchild, and she kept him away for a year. The second time she pulled this stunt, she showed up two years later in need of financial help. She also had a new baby we’d never seen. We forgave her. She is now practicing this vicious tactic for the third time. We have decided we are too old to deal with this. We’ve redone our will. Our son will inherit the bulk of the estate, and our daughter will be given a pittance so she cannot claim we’ve overlooked her. No one should have to take abuse in order to see their grandchildren.

-- Three Strikes You’re Out in Pennsylvania Dear Three: We agree. But how heartbreaking for you. Our condolences. Dear Annie: Your response to “Ready To Settle Down” was excellent, but didn’t go

quite far enough. When I was newly divorced, someone gave me the best advice I’ve ever received. It has gotten me through some pretty rocky moments, and hopefully, it will inspire “Ready” to rethink her desire to

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YOUR HOROSCOPE By Francis Drake For Thursday, June 7, 2012 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You’ll have to be patient with siblings and neighbors in order to avoid arguments today. Some people are actually looking for a fight! (You know who you are.) TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Disputes about financial matters or something you own are likely today. Possibly the dispute is about children or the cost of a social event. Whatever the case, demonstrate grace under pressure. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Even though you feel easygoing and friendly, someone at home or within your family likely will irk you today. Why not cut this person some slack? After all, you have so much good fortune coming to you! CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You might be doing a slow boil about something today. You’re mad, but you can’t say

anything. (This might be just as well, if you stop to think about it.) LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Squabbles with others about financial matters or about something you own are very likely today. Try to distance yourself from these issues and give everything a little breathing space. Get some perspective. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) This is a very poor day to disagree with bosses, parents, teachers, VIPs or the police. If you start to fight, things will get nasty very quickly (not a pretty picture). LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Avoid touchy subjects like politics, religion and racial issues, today, because people are in a fighting mood. Keep your head down and your powder dry. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Disagreements about inher-

itances or how something should be divided are highly likely today. Therefore, postpone these discussions if you can. Why fight? SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Tread carefully today, because everyone is walking on eggshells. Friends, partners, parents and bosses are all ready to bark at each other. (Run away! Run away!)

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) You have to practice patience at work today, or things could go south in a New York minute. Customers and co-workers are antsy. Easy does it. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Lovers’ quarrels are likely today. Ditto for fights in sports and disagreements with children. (Oh dear, run for cover.)

PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Family disagreements and possibly arguments could break out today. Knowing this ahead of time, why don’t you avoid touchy subjects? Do what you can to keep the peace. YOU BORN TODAY You are intrigued by everything going on around you. This is why you like to have your finger on the pulse of fashion, politics and social change. At

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Education/Trade Schools

BUSINESS FOR SALE

21 WEEK HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM Prepare for a Career in Heavy Equipment Operation. Introducing our new Apprenticeship Program which includes:

Be your own boss publishing your own local entertainment / humour magazine. Javajoke publications is offering an exclusive protected license in your area. We will teach you our lucrative proven system, step by step by step to create the wealth that you want. Perfect for anyone FT / PT, from semi-retired to large scale enterprise. Call today to get your no obligation info packet. Toll FREE 1-855-406-1253

Drivers/Courier/ Trucking

Personals

F/T, P/T Tractor Only. Owner Operators needed for Line Haul Contract starting July 1, 2012. Servicing East and West Kootenays. Year round work, Pd GPS mileage rate, + fuel,+ drops. FMI contact Ken at 250-417-2988 or email resume ken@lsmclellantrucking.com

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 250-368-5651 FOR INFORMATION, education, accommodation and support for battered women and their children call WINS Transition House 250-364-1543

Lost & Found LOST: Toyota car keys at Waneta Plaza June 4. 250.357.2007

Find all What’sit on tonight? here. Check out TV listings for cable or satellite at www.trailtimes.ca

250-368-8551 ext. 0

Help Wanted

• • •

ITA Foundation ITA HEO Theory Multi Equipment Training (Apprenticeship hours logged) Certificates included are: • Ground Disturbance Level 2 • WHMIS • Traffic Control • First Aid Reserve your seat for August 13, 2012. Taylor Pro Training Ltd at 1-877-860-7627 www.taylorprotraining.com

Help Wanted Colander Restaurant is now taking applications for

Line Cook Career training available Bring resume to 1475 Cedar Ave Carpenters & apprentices wanted for Pols Contracting. Call Jeff @ 250.231.4142

WANTED PAPER CARRIERS

For all areas. Excellent exercise, fun for ALL ages. Fruitvale

With all our Love,

Bob, Debbie, Darcy, Renae.

Career Opportunities

DISCRIMINATORY LEGISLATION

Advertisers are reminded that Provincial legislation forbids the publication of any advertisement which discriminates against any person because of race, religion, sex, color, nationality, ancestry or place of origin, or age, unless the condition is justified by a bona i de requirement for the work involved.

Business Opportunities

For the best plants at the best prices shop NIPKOWS GREEHOUSE Fruitvale 9-5 seven days a week.

In our memories you are with us and always will be.

Career Opportunities

fax 250.368.8550 email nationals@trailtimes.ca Employment Employment Help Wanted Help Wanted

Rossland

Route 359 10 papers Columbia Gardens Rd, Forsythia Dr Route 370 18 papers 2nd St, Hillcrest Ave, Mountain St Route 375 8 papers Green Rd & Lodden Rd Route 381 11 papers Coughlin Rd Route 382 13 papers Debruin Rd & Staats Rd

Route 406 15 papers Cooke Ave & Kootenay Ave Route 414 18 papers Thompson Ave,Victoria Ave Route 416 10 papers 3rd Ave, 6th Ave, Elmore St, Paul S Route 420 17 papers 1st, 3rd Kootenay Ave, Leroi Ave Route 421 9 papers Davis & Spokane St Route 424 9 papers Warfield Ironcolt Ave, Mcleod Ave, Route 195 17 papers Plewman Way Blake Court, Shelley St, Whitman Route 434 7 papers Way 2nd Ave, 3rd Ave, Turner Ave

Blueberry

APPLIED BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY INSTRUCTOR A short-term (1-year) opportunity at our Castlegar Campus

Genelle

Route 308 6 papers 100 St to 104 St

Route 303 16 papers 12th Ave, Grandview Pl

Montrose

Montrose

Route 341 24 papers 8th Ave, 9th Ave,10th Ave

Applying your expertise, you will instruct courses in forest ecology, systems ecology and ecosystem management to students enrolled in our 2-year diploma program in Forestry, Recreation, Fish and Wildlife and Integrated Environmental Planning Technology.

Route 311 6 papers 9th Ave & Southridge Dr Route 312 15 papers 10th & 9th Ave Route 314 12 papers 4th, 5th, & 6th Ave Route 321 10 papers Columbia & Hunter’s Place

Route 345 9 papers 5th St, 8th, 9th Ave Route 348 21 papers 12th Ave, Christie Rd

A Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) with the College of Applied Biologists or a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with the ABCFP, you ideally have, at minimum, a Master’s in biology or forestry with specific terrestrial ecologyrelated work experience for at least 5 years. The equivalent in education and experience may be considered. Closing date: 4 pm, June 11, 2012.

For more information visit

selkirk.ca/s/jobpostings E X C E E D I N G E X P E C TAT I O N S

Castlegar

West Trail Route 131 14 papers Bay Ave, Riverside Ave Route 132 14 papers Daniel St, Wilmes Lane Route 140 11 papers Daniel St, Topping St

The Youth Community Development Centre in Trail, B.C. has an opening for a

YOUTH CENTRE COORDINATOR The successful applicant will have experience working with youth. This positions focus is on Youth and Community engagement, program development and implementation. A strong knowledge of the Greater Trail area and established community connections would be an asset. This is a 20-hour a week position. Please submit your resume including references to cindy16@telus.net The closing date is June 12th, 2012.

IS SEEKING TO FILL THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

MEAT DEPARTMENT MANAGER PRODUCE DEPARTMENT MANAGER FRONT END SUPERVISOR GROCERY CLERK PRODUCE CLERK Please submit resumes in person or email to: Liberty ‘AG’ Foods 1950 Main Street, Fruitvale, BC Email: libertyfoods@telus.net Only Those Candidates Short-Listed Will Be Contacted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Place a classified word ad and...

IT WILL GO ON LINE! Trades, Technical

Trades, Technical

Purchaser/ Stores Coordinator International Forest Products Limited (Interfor) is a leading global supplier, with one of the most diverse lines of lumber products in the world. The Company has operations in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon, including two sawmills in the Coastal region of British Columbia, three in the B.C. Interior, two in Washington and two in Oregon. For more information about Interfor, visit our website at www. interfor.com. Interfor is currently recruiting for a Purchaser/Stores Coordinator for our lumber manufacturing facility in Castlegar, BC. The successful candidate will be responsible for purchasing, organizing parts/supplies, and interaction with operations/maintenance crews while providing professional service and ensuring a safe working environment.

Salmo Route 451 8th St, 9th St

10 papers

Call Today! 250-364-1413 ext 206

The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, time management, computer and organizational skills, be detailed and results oriented, and possess strong analytical capabilities. Must have the ability to work effectively in a highly interactive and energetic team environment. We offer a competitive salary and bene¿t package. If you believe that you have the skills and quali¿cations that we are looking for, your resume can be emailed in con¿dence by June 11th, 2012 to: Taumi.mccreight@interfor.com As only short list candidates will be contacted, we thank you in advance for your interest.


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CLASSIFIEDS Employment

Services

Real Estate

Rentals

Transportation

Help Wanted

Garden & Lawn

Houses For Sale

Apt/Condo for Rent

Auto Financing

Siddall Garden Services

SALMO 4BD 1102sq.’ ďŹ nished bsmnt, carport, covered patio, well mntnd. close to school. $259,000. 250.357.2465

E. Trail 1bdrm $575/mo heat, hot water, cable included 250362-3316

Recreational

Rossland. 3 bdrm, clean, quiet, F/S, W/D, N/S, N/P. 250.362.9473.

250.364.1005

2 bed, 1 bath, fully furnished, sleeps 7. 403-271-2270 or email parkermb@platinum.ca for pictures.

ROSSLAND, bach. apt. Golden City Manor. Over 55. N/S. N/P. Subsidized. 250-3623385, 250-362-5030.

Apply at in person with resume to Benedict’s Steakhouse 3 Scho¿eld Highway, Trail 250-368-3360

Pets & Livestock

Pets Yorkie X puppies from $400 1 Chihuahua girl $600 obo 3 yr old female Yorkie enquire 250.442.2604

Apt/Condo for Rent

COIN Collector looking to buy Collections, Accumulations, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins. Bulk Silver coins, bills etc. Call Chad 250-863-3082 (Local) WANTED: used wall projector screen measuring approx 10’x8’ in good cond. 250.368.3268

COTTONWOOD CREEK INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY LIVING: Two bedroom apartments available immediately. Bright, spacious, and clean apts. on a 1 acre setting. Beautiful community gardens, green space with Cottonwood Creek as your soundscape. Pets considered. Laundry on site. On bus route or a short 10 min. walk from Nelson. cccpropertymanagement@gmail.com or 778 9620500 $900 + utilities with hardwood oors (2 bdrm) $850 + utilities (2bdrm)

Houses For Sale

Houses For Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Misc. Wanted

Financial Services Helping CANADIANS repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest regardless of your credit!

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WarÀeld

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Qualify Now To Be Debt Free 1-877-220-3328 Licensed, Government Approved, BBB Accredited.

$319,000

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com

Bright & open 3 bdrm home in lower WarÀeld. Big rec room & games room, tons of storage. Triple garage plus RV parking.

$169,900

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All Makes, All Models. New & Used Inventory.

1-888-229-0744 or apply at: www.greatcanadianautocredit.com Must be employed w/ $1800/mo. income w/ drivers license. DL #30526

Houses For Sale

Fruitvale

OD GO LUE VA

$189,500

Great 2 bdrm half duplex in Fruitvale with a full walk out basement and a single carport.

$159,000

$149,900

$319,900 W

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How to make your old sofa disappear:

$159,000

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Great location in a great neighbourhood. In-ground pool & hot tub. Heat pump, A/C and so much more!

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$198,000

Tons of potential! 3 bedrooms on the main, 3 baths and a Ă at, fenced yard.

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Beautifully renovated & decorated 3+ bedroom home, Creekside in Annable. Two new bathrooms, A/C, large shed with power. Ready to move in.

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Fruitvale

Dream custom kitchen with laundry, ceramic Ă oor & cut rock back splash. Spacious 5 bdrm, 3 bath home all on 2.79 acres.

Looking for a solid character home? This is it! 2 bdrms on main & master w/ ensuite up. Large, private lot w/ fenced back yard. HW à oors, partially Ànished basement. Quick possession possible.

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Fruitvale

WarÀeld

Check this one out! Large 2 storey family home on over 4 acres close to town. Large rooms throughout. Priced well below replacement value!

Perfect for the entertainer. Huge dining room, huge covered wrap around deck. Everything has been done!

$239,900

$224,900

For this price, why rent?

Call us today!

$118,000

$49,000 Wayne DeWitt ext 25 Mario Berno ext 27

$497,900 Dawn Rosin ext 24 Tom Gawryletz ext 26

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$219,000

$279,000

Denise Marchi ext 21 Keith DeWitt ext 30

A good, solid family one on one of Trail’s Ànest locations. Full basement features rec. room, 3rd bdrm and 2nd bath. Great carport, sun deck & separate workshop.

OPEN HOUSE Saturday, June 9 1:00 - 3:00pm

2014 Eighth Ave. Trail (Shaver’s Bench)

$259,900

Brand new custom design. 3 bed, 3 bath home. HST included!

Trail

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$165,000

No stairs, no problem! Close to Gyro Park, rancher w/ off-street parking. Nice yard. Awesome for the retiree.

Spacious 4 bedroom, 2 bath home. huge kitchen, open Ă oor plan, great views!

Fruitvale

T N MINITIO ND O C

Beautiful custom home has 5 bdrms, 3 levels, country kitchen and wraparound deck on a picturesque 3.4 acre lot.

$379,900

Trail

$144,900

Do you want a house that is spotless and well cared for? This is the one. In this price range, you need to see it!

OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE

14 Davis Ave Fruitvale

3401 Aster Dr. Glenmerry

Friday, June 8 3:00 - 5:00pm

Saturday, June 9 11:00am - 1:00pm

Fruitvale Come check out this great 4 bedroom house that’s on 4.5 acres.

A fantastic Ànd! Good, solid 3 bdrm home with Àreplaces, dining room, rec room, 2 baths and gorgeous views. Call today!

East Trail

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$125,000

Montrose

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Only 4 years old and in a beautiful location, close to rinks, parks and school. Plus an 800 sq ft. shop! Quick possession available

All the work is done. 3 bdrm home has newer kitchen, HW Ă oors, covered deck & patio area. Single car garage, many updates. Boasts pride of ownership. One of the nicest homes in this price range.

$314,900

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$469,000

Fruitvale

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Own your own piece of privacy. Small 3 bdrm home on 1 acre, located 10 minutes outside of Fruitvale.

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Montrose

$489,000 W NE

Big updates, small price! move in ready. Detached garage and additional parking available.

250-368-5000

Park Siding

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Trail

1148 Bay Ave, Trail

East Trail Super home in a super location. Walk to everything! Newer siding, roof, Ă ooring, furnace and A/C. Call today.

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Auto Loans or

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Well maintained 2 & 3 bedrooms townhouse for rent located in Shaver’s Bench No pets and no smoking Reasonable prices Phone 364-1822 or 364-0931.

LET’S KEEP OUR WORLD GREEN!

GUARANTEED

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BELLA VISTA TOWNHOMES

Come on down to Trail and don't worry about the snow.

1-800-910-6402

Auto Financing

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3 bdrm home on large lot. Flat yard, fully fenced. Great for kids & pets.

Beautiful, Clean and Well Maintained 1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent Located by the Columbia River in Glenmerry Adult and Seniors oriented, No Pets and No Smoking Reasonable Rents, Come and have a look Phone 250-368-6761 or 250-364-1922

www.PreApproval.cc DL# 7557

1894 Third Ave Trail

HANSON DECKING West Kootenay Agent for Duradek 250-352-1814

250.368.8551 ex.204

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Contractors

List it in the classiďŹ eds!

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OPEN HOUSE

Legal Services PLAA & Bell, Notaries Public, now serving Trail & Castlegar. Call us at (250) 368-6886 or (250)-608-7654 or Fax to (800)-631-6714. Located at 1146 Cedar Avenue in Trail. Home and Hospital visits are available.

Transportation

Apt/Condo for Rent

FRANCESCO ESTATES & ERMALINDA APARTMENTS

Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231 www.UapplyUdrive.ca

All Pro Realty Ltd.

Services

DEBT CONSOLIDATION PROGRAM

SUNNINGDALE, large 2bdrm. 1bth. Cable, heat & a/c included. Free use of washer & dryer. No smoking, No pets. Avail. Jul.1st. 250-368-3055

Rentals

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An Alberta Construction Company is hiring dozer, excavator and labour/rock truck operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilďŹ eld road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051. DO YOU have a passion for boardsports and skate and surf style? Are you a hardworking teamplayer and success minded, with retail experience? If so, we are looking for you. Bring your resume in person to JJ’s Fashions, 1330 Cedar Ave., Trail. **WANTED** NEWSPAPER CARRIERS TRAIL DAILY TIMES Excellent Exercise Fun for All Ages Call Today Start Earning Money Tomorrow Circulation Department 250-364-1413 Ext. 206 For more Information

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Line Cook and Bartender/Server

Apt/Condo for Rent

As soon as you see this home, you’ll fall in love with the country charm.

Thea Stayanovich ext 28 Joy DeMelo ext 29

$269,000

This 4 bdrm, 2 bath home is perfect for your family & only 2 blocks to school.

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CLASSIFIEDS Sunsafe Tip: Limit exposure to reective surfaces like water. UV rays can be reected o of sand, tiles, water, snow, and even buildings. Therefore, you must practice all the sun protective behaviors even when you are in the shade.

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Cars - Domestic

Recreational/Sale

Boats

Moorage

1965 MUSTANG F/B, restoration nearly complete, needs ďŹ nishing. $20,000. Phone Carmen after 7pm. 250-368-5567

2008 Jayco 1006 tent trailer, sleeps 7-8, hot water, outdoor shower, 3way fridge, stove furnace, heated beds, excel cond. $7000 250-364-2664

2001 20ft. Campion Explorer 552 4.3 Mercruiser, ďŹ shing ready with 2001 4.9 Yamaha 4 stroke kicker, electric downrigger, ďŹ sh ďŹ nder and more. New price $34,600, sell for $19,200. obo. Ph.250-3641020 or 250-368-7808

Motorcycles 2007 BMW K1200GT 27,000KM Mint condition, many extras 250.368.8975

Off Road Vehicles

Community Newspapers We’re at the heart of things™

Rare opportunity to own one of the very popular Nelson boathouses. This boathouse has had numerous recent upgrades, including new front and back doors as well as new decking. This is a great boathouse for some family fun and a great way to take advantage of all of the fun opportunities Kootenay Lake has to offer. For more info contact Bev at 250-505-5744 or by email at taillon@shaw.ca.

Off Road Vehicles

Teck Trail Operations

Surplus Equipment Sale

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Legal Notices

Legal Notices

The Corporation of the City of Rossland NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 2535 A public hearing will be held for Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2535 at Rossland City Hall, Council Chambers, 1899 Columbia Avenue on Monday, June 11, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. The proposed Bylaw will ensure that small lots (<550 sq m) that are existing and lie outside of the Infill Zone have the same Parcel Coverage and Floor Area Ratio as those small lots that lie within the Infill Zone. The amendment does not permit a small lot subdivision outside of the infill zone. The purpose of this meeting is to give all persons who deem their interest in Bylaw No. 2535 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Zoning Amendment Bylaw, No. 2535, 2012(4) an opportunity to be heard. Copies of the proposed Bylaw and Zoning Map may be inspected at the City Office from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on regular working days or on the City Web Site at www.rossland.ca Tracey Butler Corporate Officer 250-362-2321 traceybutler@rossland.ca

23974

1st Trail Real Estate

www.coldwellbankertrail.com 1252 Bay Avenue, TRAIL (250) 368-5222

OPEN HOUSES

Commercial Corner Bel-Air Dry Cleaners

MLS# K212535

Sat, June 9 2:30pm-4:30pm 695 Dickens St. WarďŹ eld $229,900

Nicely equipped. The only one in the city!

MLS# K206391

Sat, June 9 noon - 2:00pm 720 Shakespeare St. WarďŹ eld $259,900

MLS# K211391

MLS# K212192

MLS# K206977

Rossland $359,900

Trail $485,900

Trail $560,000

Fred Behrens 250-368-1268

Fred Behrens 250-368-1268

Fred Behrens 250-368-1268 MLS# K4100025

Trail $89,000

Milano Pizza Very successful busness as an express take-out MLS# K206391

MLS# K211176

MLS# K210637

Trail $218,000

Trail $215,000

Rossland $304,900

Gerry McCasky 250-231-0900

Gerry McCasky 250-231-0900

Gerry McCasky 250-231-0900

MLS# K205504

MLS# K210797

Beaver Falls $349,900 Montrose $495,000 Patty Leclerc-Zanet 250-231-4490

Fruitvale $169,000

MLS# K4000371

Patty Leclerc-Zanet 250-231-4490

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Automotive Business Fully equipped with excellent volume.

MLS# K4100023 MLS# K212336

MLS# K205510

MLS# K213040

Fruitvale $274,500

Fruitvale $274,900

Fruitvale $335,000

Fruitvale $429,000

Christina Lake $1,500,000

Rhonda van Tent 250-231-7575

Rhonda van Tent 250-231-7575

Rob Burrus 250-231-4420

Rob Burrus 250-231-4420

Rob Burrus 250-231-4420

MLS# K205398

Trail $159,000

MLS# K213216

Jack McConnachie 250-368-5222


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ROCERY STAR G â&#x20AC;˘ Fine Italian Foods â&#x20AC;˘ 1795 extra virgin 1l ....................... $995lb Bocce Balls Italy .............$8900set Olives pitted & sliced .......4 for $500 Black dried olives ............... $495kg La Molisana Tomatoes 100oz... $395 DeCecco Pasta ..............4 for $500 Colavita Olive Oil Pure 3l .. $ Colavita Olive Oil

Cheese Gorgonzola Italy ........... $1495lb Parmigiano Reggiano .... $1295lb Fruilano whole and half ....... $695lb Romano Lupa ................. $995lb Gouda .......................... $695lb Havarti ......................... $695lb Cheddar 3 year old

Meat

7 7 $ Baby Back Ribs ................. 495lb Cornish Hens..................... $295lb Beef Tenderloin .............. $1495lb T-Bone Steaks .................... $ 95lb Rib Steaks .......................... $ 95lb

Beef Burger 4, 6 & 8oz

PHOTOS BY CHARLOTTE MILLER AND LOU DEROSA

Italian Sausages CAB Striploin & Rib Eye Steaks

Wine & Beer Kits & Supplies

328 Rossland Avenue, Trail, BC 250-364-1824

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Springâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s splendor in Greater Trail was captured recently by two of our readers. Above, Charlotte Miller did a double-take on Monday morning. Fortunately, winter didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make a surprise return to her Tail home but the abundance of cottonwood floating in the air gathered at her door step. Right; Lou DeRosa snapped a photo of the wisteria vine blooming at his Sunningdale home. Planted 30 years ago, the first bloom came 10 years later. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s colourful display is among the best yet.

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2064 Spokane Street, Rossland 204 MacLure Avenue, Salmo

$284,000

Nicely maintained family home on 0.58 acres. Home features 3 bdrms, 1.5 baths, newer gas furnace and new flooring and paint on the main floor. The yard is treed and private, and there is plenty of room for parking. Great move in ready home in a great location. Call Art (250) 368-8818

628 Turner Street, Warfield

$114,900

Features include upgraded wiring & electrical-newer furnace-paint-flooringlight fixtures-windows-fenced backyard with new deck-large covered porch all on a quiet dead end street. Basement is ready for your ideas. Priced right and waiting for new owners. Call Mark (250) 231-5591

84 Bluebird Road, Fruitvale 795 Dickens Street, Warfield

$158,900

3 bdrm 2 bath solid home. Great neighbourhood, nice price! Underground sprinklers, air conditioning, gas fireplace, laminate flooring. Call Tonnie (250)-365-9665

$279,000

Contemporary split level home has it all! Sitting pretty on a landscaped 80x113 fenced lot it has a 40x17 garage/shop and extra covered parking. This custom floor plan spans 3 levels, with vaulted ceilings, 3 bdrms a large rec room and a private master bedroom with ensuite. Call Terry 250-231-1101

Call Mary A (250) 521-0525

ICE NEW PR

ICE NEW PR

2050 Green Road, Fruitvale 1280 Columbia Gardens Rd Fruitvale

$349,000

$489,000

Beautiful 4 bdrm, 2.5 bath home on 4.9 acres! Home features deluxe kitchen, covered deck, patio, gazebo, pasture and fencing, separate shop, and double attached garage. Call your REALTORÂŽ today.

5 bedroom, 3 bathroom on 5 acres. Creek with water rights, easy access, hay fields. Call Darlene (250) 231-0527 or Ron (250) 368-1162

$234,000 & $239,000

Call Bill (250) 231-2710

For additional information and photos on all of our listings, please visit

www.kootenayhomes.com

SOLD

Immaculate modular home with newer roof, some newer flooring, a/c, large modern kitchen, vaulted ceilings, open floor plan, huge covered deck and low pad rental of $195.00. Call now before itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gone!

Funky, bright 2 bdrm home with AMAZING South views! Situated on a large lot with small garage and tons of parking, this home features hardwood floors, lots of windows and loads of character. This home will sell quick so call your REALTORÂŽ before itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gone!

Call Mary M (250) 231-0264

Call Deanne (250) 231-0153

Call Christine (250) 512-7653

Call Mary M (250) 231-0264

$99,000

Ron Allibone

Christine Albo

Terry Alton

Cell: 250-512-7653

ext 39

christine.albo@century21.ca www.kootenayhomes.com

Mark Wilson

Art Forrest

deannelockhart@shaw.ca www.kootenayhomes.com ext 30

Cell: 250-231-5591

mark.wilson@century21.ca www.kootenayhomes.com

Darlene Abenante ext 23 darlene@hometeam.ca www.kootenayhomes.com

$154,000

Tonnie Stewart ext 33 Cell: 250-365-9665 tonniestewart@shaw.ca www.kootenayhomes.com

Cell: 250-231-0153

Cell: 250.231.0527

Call Mary M (250) 231-0264

This immaculate 2 bdrm home features spacious living and dining rooms with hardwood under carpet. Windows and shingles have been updated within past 10-12 years. Updated gas furnace and central air. Call your REALTORÂŽ for a personal viewing.

TRAIL TREASURE... This amazing 3 bdrm character home is privately situated, yet a short walk to town. Great oak flooring, main floor laundry, large dining and living room with custom fireplace. The views are gorgeous. Low maintenance yard and covered parking.

$189,000

Deanne Lockhart ext 41

The Bearkat Chalets offer more than just a place to stay and play at Redstone Resort. This unit offers you the choice to generate returns whether you are staying or away. You can rent the partial or full suite. 2 bdrms, 2 baths, one lock off bedroom/bathroom, each side has its own deck and fireplace. Call your RealtorÂŽ for details.

$559,000

This amazing heritage family home also operates as popular B&B. Features include amazing kitchen, office/eating area with wood stove, decor and bathroom upgrades. It is located close to town, the ski hill and trails and offers beautiful views. The B&B clientele is growing and has excellent reviews.

1787 Columbia Ave, Rossland

3331 Highway Drive, Trail

WE CAN SELL YOUR HOME. NOBODY HAS THE RESOURCES WE DO! Bearkat Chalets, Rossland

1345 Spokane Street, Rossland

#7-118 Wellington Avenue, Warfield

1638 Cedar Avenue, Trail

$225,000

$259,000

Let your tenants pay the mortgage! This renovated Rossland home features a 3 bedroom suite on the main floor and a 1 bedroom PLUS office suite on the lower level. Bright, spacious living areas, new roof, new windows and new paint inside and out. The upper suite was rented out for $1600/month last winter. Commercial Zoning.

ext 42

c21art@telus.net www.kootenayhomes.com

Mary Amantea

ext 26

Cell: 250-521-0525

mamantea@telus.net www.kootenayhomes.com

Cell: 250-368-1162

ext 45

ron@hometeam.ca www.kootenayhomes.com

Cell: 250-231-1101

ext 48

terryalton@shaw.ca www.kootenayhomes.com

Mary Martin

Cell: 250-231-0264

ext 28

mary.martin@century21.ca www.kootenayhomes.com

Richard Daoust

Cell: 250-368-7897

ext 24

richard.daoust@century21.ca www.kootenayhomes.com

Trail Daily Times, June 06, 2012  

June 06, 2012 edition of the Trail Daily Times

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