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WL baby dies Big Bike brings in big support in Kelowna Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer An eight-month-old boy who had currently been living in Williams Lake died in Kelowna on Monday morning. He was staying in a motel with his family when he began having difficulties breathing. When the family contacted BC Ambulance, the call was also referred to the Kelowna RCMP. “At about quarter to ten in the morning we received the report. When we arrived both the ambulance and fire department were on scene and had commenced life-saving efforts, but when the boy was transferred to hospital he could not be revived,” says Kelowna RCMP Cst. Kris Clark, adding the infant’s death is not considered suspicious. “It will be up to the coroner. The autopsy may show more, but right now we have no cause for suspicion,” Clark says.

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The City of Williams Lake, the Cariboo Regional District and the Royal Bank of Canada ride the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike through the lakecity Tuesday afternoon. The bike, which is on its way across the province, helped the organization raise more than $10,000 in Williams Lake through pledges raised by riders from multiple teams who participated.

Contaminated soil to be cleaned up Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer It is anticipated that soil contamination at the old fire training area at the Williams Lake airport will be cleaned up by 2015, says acting chief administrative officer Geoff Goodall. “The city’s understanding is that the site will be cleaned up earlier than anticipated,” Goodall said. “They have a mobile system that comes up to the airport for pumping ground water out.” Mayor Kerry Cook requested the item be discussed at Tuesday’s city council meeting after she, other councillors and city staff members were contacted by Joe Minor, a biologist from Hamilton, Ont., who has been advocating on a local level that the federal government clean up similar contamination at the Hamilton airport. Reading from a report prepared by chief administrative officer Brian Carruthers, Cook said the city entered into an agreement with the

federal government for transfer of the airport to the city in July 1996. At the time, Transport Canada contracted UMA Environmental Limited to conduct a baseline study of the airport. Soil contamination was identified at the fire training areas and Transport Canada confirmed in a letter date Nov. 29, 1996 to then chief administrative officer Wayne Thiessen it would perform the required remediation. That work would involve remediating contaminated ground water and surface soil contamination at the existing fire training area and remediating deep soil contamination at the existing and former fire training areas. The consultant’s report identified a number of priority items; however, it stated there were no known threats to human health or safety. Of those priorities, 28 were noted around violation of federal, provincial and municipal law, 21 for noncompliance with a policy, guideline, and code and 16 not reflective of

good environmental practices. Under a contract with Public Works Canada, a private environmental engineering firm began the remediating work in 2005 and has continued every year since. Coun. Ivan Bonnell asked about changes in the timeline slated for cleanup at the airport. Originally it was 2038, but has now been reduced to 2015. “I don’t know what the impact of all that means,” Bonnell said. Minor told the Tribune Tuesday morning, the main thing Williams Lake should worry about is that for several years running the federal government said it would stay and help Williams Lake clean up this mess until 2038 and on May 4 of this year changed its mind and decided it was going to leave in 2015. “All that pollution will become the city’s responsibility, he warns, adding the city needs to be told more by the federal government about what’s happened. Because it hasn’t been cleaned up, it will continue to spread, and you’ll be responsible

for figuring out how far it’s spread. That costs a lot of money, that ongoing monitoring.” Minor voiced concerns about the water affecting nearby wells; however, Bonnell said he thinks that people in Hamilton probably think the airport is closer to residential areas than it actually is. Minor described Hamilton and Williams Lake as two cities linked in a tale-of-two-cities-kind-of-way, because both airports were “badly” contaminated with chemicals. “I was the person, as a citizen volunteer, who figured out that these chemicals were leaching off Hamilton’s airport into a local waterway where they were badly contaminating fish and making them unsafe to eat,” Minor said. For more than a year Minor has attempted to retrieve information about what chemicals were used in Hamilton and in Williams Lake. See ONTARIO Page A3


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courthouse locked down Wednesday morning Monica Lamb-Yorski photo Williams Lake RCMP members stand outside the courthouse building on Borland Street Wednesday morning. The building was on lock down due to reports of someone brandishing a firearm inside. Insp. Warren Brown of the Williams Lake RCMP says that at about 10:30 a.m. a male phoned the Williams Lake RCMP detachment to say that a male dressed in a black hoody attended an office at the courthouse and had a gun. The RCMP, along with Sheriff Services, locked down the building and conducted a systematic search. However, the search did not confirm that there was someone inside with a gun. “The investigation is continuing to determine whether or not this was a hoax,” Brown says. “Due to the vague details, we could not determine which floor or office the alleged incident occurred nor could we determine the source of the call.”

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City’s CAO takes two-month leave Brian Carruthers, the city’s chief administrative officer, has taken a

leave of absence. At the Williams Lake city council meeting

Tuesday night, Mayor Kerry Cook said the CAO is expected to re-

turn to work Aug. 1 and that Geoff Goodall, general manager of of plan-

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Chiefs protest at Taseko AGM Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Tlet’inqox Chief Joe Alphonse, along with other First Nations leaders from B.C. and leaders from South America, protested outside of Taseko Mines Ltd.’s AGM held Friday in Vancouver. “There were supporters from various groups. There were about 50 or 60 people, which was

better than what we could have expected,” Alphonse says, explaining that he was one of several speakers at the event. “We wanted to show and demonstrate that there is opposition to the development of the New Prosperity mine. We wanted to be consistent with our message. If we let up then Taseko will say there’s no protest and that the Tsilhqot’in are in support

of the development.” There was extra security personnel outside and Alphonse says Taseko was not willing to meet with the media. For Alphonse the support and media coverage of the protest was more than he could have hoped for. “We were supposed to be there for two hours, but when all was said and done I think we were there for three and a half

hours.” Inside, Taseko’s AGM was actually completed in seven minutes, vice president of corporate affairs Brian Battison says. “It’s a regulatory requirement. The formal part of the meeting involves the appointment of auditors, re-appointment of board members, procedural things. The formal part was over in a very short period of

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Ombudsperson speaks on seniors report Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer B.C.’s ombudsperson is optimistic that if seniors speak up about reasonable expectations seniors care will improve in the province. Speaking to local seniors at a meeting hosted by Independent MLA Bob Simpson at the Pioneer Complex in Williams Lake Tuesday, ombudsperson Kim Carter and her colleague Bruce Ronayne, executive director of intake and systemic investigations, presented the ombudsperson’s latest report — The Best of Care: Getting it Right for Seniors in British Columbia (Part 2). The report was first released in February and outlines 143 findings and 176 recommendations to the Ministry of Health, Ministry Responsible for Housing, and five regional health authorities. It investigated home and community care issues, home support, assisted living and residential care and a spirit of ensuring people are treated fairly. “We found people need assistance to navigate the system, that people who deliver care need support, and that there needs to be clear, objective, enforceable standards,” Carter says. “There also needs to be a straight forward and responsive complaints process. We found they weren’t there and in some cases people

were not getting any answers.” Highlighting statistics, the report shows payments for home and community care can range from $10 a day for home support to more than $2,900 a month for residential care. Seniors can be paying up to 80 per cent of their income as long as they have $325 left for themselves. Carter says seniors are the consumers and have the ability to have an influence. When it comes to reporting abuse and neglect, the report looks at the requirement of staff to report abuse, and discovered that some workers said they were afraid to speak up. The report includes both shorter-term and longer-term recommendations. For the shorter term, one of the key recommendations suggests standardized training and registration for community health workers. Under its longer-term recommendations, the report calls on the Ministry of Health to report out every year. “An annual home and community report needs to be put out there so people understand what’s happening,” Carter explains. In 2009/2010, at least 24,500 seniors received subsidized long-term home support services, of which health authorities spent approximately

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Around 60 people attended a meeting about the Ombudsperson’s report on Seniors Care in BC. Ombudsperson Kim Carter was there on the invitation of Independent MLA Bob Simpson. $339 million providing subsidies. Interior Health expended 582,632 hours in subsidized long-term home support services and supports of independent living in 2009/10, down from 882,283 in 2008/09 and 919,999 in 2007/08. “These are the types of figures people need in order to have a good conversation,” Carter says. Specific cases are outlined in the report, one about a woman’s home support hours being reduced by half. “We learned that health authority staff had approved a reduction in services because they believed that the same number of tasks could be performed in less time,” Carter says. Later the health authority acknowledged that wasn’t

the case and agreed to restore most of the original time allotment. When it comes to home support, the report calls on the Ministry of Health to establish clear, specific and enforceable standards. Ronayne said there were 194 registered assisted living residences in B.C. as of May 2011, with five regional health authorities providing $74.7 million in funding in 2010/11. A total of 4,380 units were subsidized; 2,451 were not. The Interior Health Authority in 2010/11 had 57 residences, 926 publicly subsidized units and 904 private pay units. Subsidized residents pay a maximum of 70 per cent of their after-tax income — an amount that ranged from $801 to $3,860 per month,

and averaged $1,224 per month as of March 2010. In 2008/09 the average wait after assessment for placement was 185 days for residents in IHA, 146 days in 2009/10, and 160 in 2010/11. One of the shorter term recommendations around assisted living is to provide legal authority to recognize a wider range of relationships for residents who can no longer care for themselves. A longer-term recommendation focuses on legally-binding quality care of standards around things such as food safety and records keeping. Another recommendation advocates that the office of the assisted living registrar be expanded to have broader powers. In 2010/11 there were 5,279 publicly subsidized

residential care beds up from 4,304 in 2005/06 for IHA. Daily hours of direct care provided per resident in 2011 averaged 2.85 hours in IHA, up slightly from 2.80 hours in 2008. There are no legislative requirements around time, the number of staff or who should be on duty. While child-care facilities have strict guidelines, elder-care facilities do not, Carter observes. “In the Ministry of Health’s report to us, one of the recommendations was that the report would benefit from direct input from seniors,” Carter says. The Ministry of Health is also soliciting feedback on establishing a seniors advocate. While public consultation meetings are not being held in Williams

Lake, local seniors are encouraged to submit feedback either by mail, e-mail or phone. Simpson says people can either contact his office or MLA Donna Barnett’s for more information. Seniors Advisory Council member George Atamanenko wonders if there’s a “true” buy-in from government and public health authorities to the recommendations and how long it will take for any of them to be implemented. Carters says there’s the voice of buy-in. “We’ve made the recommendations. There can be buy-in, but it’s easy to be distracted. What’s really going to make a difference is that public interest in getting key recommendations implemented.”

Ontario resident concerned with soil by airport Continued From Page A1 “Like Sherlock Holmes on the Internet, I’ve been trying to figure out what was done with firefighting chemicals and came across little abstracts

that say in the Interior of B.C. there is a very bad problem with PFCs, PFOCs and PFOAs contamination and we’re working on it.” He added it was only by very carefully looking at every

record that contained the word “fire” that he figured out there was a mess being dealt with in Williams Lake. “I wondered if people in Williams Lake knew about this and I began sending out emails,” Minor said.

Minor read the CAO’s report for Tuesday evening’s council meeting and said he was disappointed. “It doesn’t tell you where the contamination is or how much there is. I’m telling the city to let me know if

I’m wrong, but please give me the data and show me why I’m wrong.” Carruthers’ report, however, said the remediation program is focused on removal of hydro carbons resulting from the burning

of petroleum products at the training areas and not PFC/PFOC, as these chemicals are not identified as requiring remediation by the provincial government. “The city’s interests are not affected by the

contaminated site as the airport groundwater source is isolated from the contamination. There are no other health or safety issues affecting the airport lands or operations,” the report stated.

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The city is asking owners of the closed Slumber Lodge Motel in Williams Lake to secure the building after receiving complaints that unauthorized persons have been occupying the building.

Unwelcome guests squat at motel Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Owners of a closed motel in Williams Lake’s downtown are being asked by the city to do some remedial work by July 12 because the site is unsafe and poses a hazard. At its Tuesday meeting, council heard the city continues to receive several complaints about unauthorized person(s) occupying the Slumber Lodge Motel, which is located near Oliver Street and Seventh Avenue south. Options for the owners include beefing up security to prevent entry by unauthorized people or hiring the services of a security company to provide security 24/7. If the city does not hear back from the owner by June 25 of this year, the city will carry out remedial action itself at the owner’s expense. Mayor Kerry Cook says the RCMP has received several complaints and, on May 23, 2002, the Williams Lake Fire Department issued a BC Fire Code order for the owners to comply with certain provisions that have not been remedied. “The RCMP and Citizens on Patrol are doing

regular patrols of this area,” Cook says, adding there’s a high risk for death and serious injury. Williams Lake RCMP Insp. Warren Brown says some people use the Slumber Lodge to drink and/or sleep in. “They have no permission to do this; however, the central location, the lack of security, and accessibility make it a welcome place, not to mention there is no rent. There is still electricity to the building so this offers an added bonus to the ‘squatter.’” The RCMP is concerned that due to the high-risk behaviour that occurs in the suites, there is a high potential for a fire or some other looming accident that could cause risk to human life/safety. “The city has been very co-operative and is taking steps to remedy our concerns,” Brown says. Acting chief administrative officer Geoff Goodall says the city has been dealing with the issue over the last month and the activities are a real concern. “The remedial action that we’ve presented here is the quickest option for us to get some security to that building,” Goodall says.

Coun. Surinderpal Rathor asked who would be responsible if something were to happen within the next few weeks before the notice for remediation goes

out. Goodall says the option is the fastest, legal way the city can get authorization to go in and do something if it has to.

The Tribune visited the site after Tuesday evening’s council meeting and met with the owners. However, they declined to comment on the issue.

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NOTICE OF PARCEL TAX ROLL REVIEWS Parcel Tax Assessment Rolls for the following parcel taxes will be open for inspection at City Hall during regular office hours, Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm: Water and Sewer Parcel Tax – General Water and Sewer Parcel Tax – South Lakeside Downtown Parking and Beautification Tax Any complaints as to (a) the names of owners of parcels of land or (b) the parcels to be taxed must be made in writing to the office of the Collector at least 48 hours prior to the time appointed for the sitting of the Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel. Parcel Tax Roll Reviews will only be held in the event that any complaints are received and are tentatively scheduled for Council Chambers, 450 Mart Street, Williams Lake, BC on the following dates and times: Water and Sewer Parcel Tax – General Water and Sewer Parcel Tax – South Lakeside Downtown Parking and Beautification Tax

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The Cariboo Memorial Complex would like to advise all parking patrons of the following confirmed Cariboo Memorial Complex and Boitanio Park events that will affect the parking at the rear of the Complex. During these events, please park in the front parking lot of the Cariboo Memorial Complex. Northern Shuswap Tribal Council Thursday, June 21, 2012 the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council is hosting Aboriginal Day in Boitanio Park. The Cariboo Memorial Complex would like to thank you for your cooperation during these events. Should further events be booked, we will attempt to notify all parking patrons immediately. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ALL PARKING PATRONS MUST DISPLAY A VALID PARKING TICKET IN THEIR VEHICLE AT ALL TIMES.

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ATTENTION CITY OF WILLIAMS LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS 2012 PROPERTY TAX NOTICES

Please be advised that the 2012 Property Tax Notices have now been mailed out. If you do not receive your notice by the end of the month; please contact City Hall at 250-392-2311. Note that the due date for this year’s property taxes is July 3, 2012. New property owners are responsible for payment of their annual property taxes by the due date to avoid a 10% penalty, whether or not they receive a Property Tax Notice. To avoid a penalty of 10%, payments and properly completed applications for the Northern & Rural Home Owner Grant (N&RHOG) must be received by 4:30pm, on the Property Tax Due Date, without exception. It is not necessary to make payment in order to apply for the N&RHOG.

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT ON RENTAL SUITES IN SINGLE FAMILY HOMES The City of Williams Lake encourages residents to fill out a survey in order to collect public input on rental suites in single family homes. A survey is available online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NN38NPT and at City Hall, 450 Mart Street.

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The survey asks questions regarding whether the City should allow secondary suites where the homeowner does not live in the home, and how the City should approach duplexes with secondary suites. Currently, the Policy states that suites are not allowed in homes where the owner is renting both the main part of the house, as well as the suite. This requirement reflects a higher number of complaints about noise and property maintenance, where homeowners do not live in the home. It is believed that if the owner lives in the home, there will be fewer issues and complaints from both the neighbourhood and the tenant. Houses with both the main and secondary suite rented are not permitted and would either need to remove their suite or consider an application to rezone to an R-2 designation (Two Family residential).

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illiams Lake welcomed the Imperials Metals Annual General Meeting recently, the first time the company has held its AGM outside Vancouver. I attended the meeting, and later a tour of the Mount Polley mine. It was great to From the see ImpeMayor’s rial Metals Chair making Kerry Cook the effort to show its shareholders and guests one of its key assets in person; and also giving those investors a glimpse of the communities and people who support the mine. The city’s Business Expansion and Attraction Strategy calls for the city to work with local mining companies to identify suppliers and urge them to relocate to Williams Lake. We want to be the province’s supply and training centre for mining. There is so much happening around us in this industry — Mount Polley, Gibraltar, the New Prosperity and Spanish Mountain Gold proposals — and the city wants to be poised to capitalize on the economic development benefits. I attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities annual conference in Saskatoon, and what stuck out to me was it’s not just Williams Lake, or the cities at the BC Mayors Caucus, but cities across the country that want to see better funding arrangements with the federal government. Municipalities get eight cents of every tax dollar, and that has not changed in years. More and more services are downloaded to municipalities. There needs to be stable funding for public infrastructure, such as roads and water systems, most of which is built and maintained by municipalities. Williams Lake has joined the chorus of municipal voices calling for a better funding arrangement. Lots of grads and their families are busy this week with pictures, family barbecues, and other activities as the big weekend approaches. I’m one of those parents, and it is a very busy time. But it’s a good kind of busy. We are celebrating an important milestone in our children’s lives, and they should be celebrated for their hard work. I wish all the grads of 2012 the very best as they start the next chapter of their lives. Kerry Cook is the mayor of Williams Lake.

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Protests begin Federal politics are getting stranger all the time, and more than a little bit scary. It is frightening to watch the antics of the federal Tories under Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The Conservatives had been straining at the long leash of a minority government for years, drooling at the thought of taking full control of the House of Commons. Well, their wishes have come true and they are steam rolling over the Opposition, as the federal NDP lost its leader shortly after the election and, undoubtedly, Canadians were relying on Jack Layton to temper the Tory enthusiasm. The former powerhouse federal Liberals are a shadow of what they once were, and now appear to be rudderless on the political landscape. It appears there is little opportunity to slow Mr. Harper in his push to reshape Canada. The prime minister will do what he thinks is best and folks better watch out if they get in his way. The Tories want to close the investigation on the F-35 fighter jet fiasco. It’s absolute nonsense to

close the investigation when so many things went wrong in this messy affair. Now, the Tory government wants to push Bill C-38, the Budget Implementation Bill, through the House. It includes some six dozen laws that will significantly affect the lives of all Canadians now and into the future. The trouble is most folks, including the folks we send to Ottawa, don’t know everything that’s in the bill — let alone the fine details or the pitfalls it may create in the future. So, how do people slow down the Harper Express? They try to encourage their elected representatives to urge the prime minister to give more time to scrutinize the bill. If that doesn’t work, they do what British Columbians did when the B.C. Liberals rammed the HST down our throats. This is exactly what 30 or so concerned citizens did when they held a protest rally in front of Cathy McLeod’s office in 100 Mile House on June 2. The pebble has started rolling down the mountain. — Ken Alexander

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t’s great to have Quesnel as my home base again after the long spring session of the legislature. The end of session does not mean MLAs go on vacation, however. They simply move their base of operations back to t h e i r commuMLA nities. I ’ m Musings always Bob Simpson taken aback by people who believe that MLAs don’t work if the B.C. Legislature isn’t sitting. I had someone come up to me this past week and tell me they think we get too much time off now that the legislature supposedly sits in accordance with a fixed calendar. “Must be nice to be off till the fall,� the person quipped.   The reality is that when the legislature sits MLAs simply add the burden of their Victoria workload to their ongoing constituency obligations. Once the Victoria workload disappears, MLAs re-orient their focus back to full-time constituency work. Ministers don’t have it that easy. They must carry on with their ministerial obligations (equivalent to those of a CEO of a small, medium, or large corporation, depending on the ministry) as well as their constituency responsibilities. I don’t envy ministers when we’re in Victoria and they have to add estimates and legislative debates to their workload, while being lobbied by every MLA because of their increased accessibility when the House is sitting. So, no, I’m not on vacation now that the session has ended, but I do have the luxury of being more focused on constituency matters and in getting around to the various communities in the riding. Constituency work is the most enjoyable and fulfilling part of this job, and I can’t always say the same about the nature of my work in Victoria when the legislature is in session. Bob Simpson is the Independent MLA for Cariboo North.


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Thanks for Relay for Life support Question of the week Editor: I am writing to thank the people of Williams Lake for their continued support of the Canadian Cancer Society, in particular for their support of the eighth annual Williams Lake Relay For Life held June 2-3 at Boitanio Park. Thank you for sharing your strength and community spirit in support of cancer patients and their families. A very special note of thanks goes to the volunteer Williams Lake Relay For Life leadership committee and to all of the additional volunteers who contributed their time and energy during the weekend. Thank you also to the donors,

sponsors, and participants whose contributions enable the Canadian Cancer Society to continue its mission to eradicate cancer and to enhance the quality of life of those people living with cancer. Thirty-three cancer survivors completed their victory lap, 13 teams raised much-needed funds, and 83 participants walked or ran a part of the 12 hours in Williams Lake. This year, the Williams Lake Relay For Life has exceeded $36,000 in contributions to date, with pledges supporting cancer patients and their families in northern British Columbia through Canadian Cancer Society practical and peer-support programs. Your support ensures contin-

A bunch of roses for the quick response from the ambulance crew, to the emergency staff at Cariboo Memorial Hospital, to air ambulance who transported my husband to Kelowna. What wonderful, special people.

A big bouquet of roses to the two First Aid attendants and the staff at Joey’s Restaurant on Thursday May 24 for their help and kindness while I was in need of help.

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ued funding for Canadian Cancer Society lodges, information services, peer-to-peer CancerConnection program, wigs and prostheses, and Camp Goodtimes for children with cancer and their families. Thank you again for fighting back against cancer, a disease that touches two in five Canadians. Should you like more information or wish to make a donation, please call our local office at 250-392-3442, or our regional office at 1-800-811-5666.

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This fox was sitting on the side of the road a kilometre south of the Esler soccer fields Friday evening. The fox got up to leave after a second truck came driving by.

City CAO takes two-month leave Brian Carruthers, the city’s chief administrative officer, has taken a twomonth leave. At the Williams Lake

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Geoff Goodall, general manager of of planning and operations, will act as CAO until Carruthers returns.

Mayor Kerry Cook returns from FCM Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Mayor Kerry Cook has returned from the 75th Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) annual conference held in Saskatoon June 1-4, confident that communities across the country are standing united to lobby government for funding opportunities. With the theme being “strong cities, strong communities, strong Canada,” the conference highlighted that Williams Lake is on the right page, Cook says. “That whole piece around long-term financial planning and sustainable infrastructure funding, of which our city has put a resolution forward to the Union of BC Municipalities, which was also the focus of the BC Mayors Caucus, was re-

ally one of the main focuses of this whole convention.” Former NDP leader Jack Layton was honoured on Saturday, with his widow Olivia Chow there to hear the tribute. “Jack Layton had been a keynote speaker in the past,” Cook explains. “He was honoured for his past involvement with municipal governments.” While Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the 1,600 conference delegates via video conference, other political leaders such as Bob Ray, Thomas Mulcair and Elizabeth May were there to give keynote speeches. Cook says there were different meetings throughout the weekend, including a short session for resolutions, and individual caucus meetings for each province. “What was exciting

for the B.C. caucus this year is that Vancouver city councillor Raymond Louie was elected third vice-president on the FCM board. It was a highly contested position, because once you get in you can move up into the presidency. He was the successful candidate out of four campaigns.” The conference also saw Cook spending a lot of time networking with mayors from other communities. “Having the BC Mayors Caucus a few weeks ago, it was great to have the opportunity to catch up with many mayors within the province, even sitting on the plane talking with a mayor from Salmo and a councillor from Port Moody. It’s so valuable to be able to find out what’s working in other communities,” Cook says.

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Williams Lake’s Shaylene Tucker competes in the barrel racing portion of the Kispiox Valley Rodeo June 2-3 near Hazelton. For local results from the rodeo see the Scoreboard on page A13.

SPORTS NOTEBOOK Saturday, June 9 COPA for Kids and Williams Lake Flying Club host free flights The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association and the Williams Lake Flying Club partner to host a free flying session for youth in the community June 9 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Williams Lake airport. Young people ages eight to 18 will have the opportunity to fly but to register must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. There will be entertainment, hot dogs and snacks with 80 to 100 kids expected to attend.

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Soap box derby a first of its kind Greg Sabatino Tribune Staff Writer Lorne Doerkson, sales manager and partner at Cariboo GM, is inviting everyone in the community out to the first ever Williams Lake Soap Box Derby. “The course is going to go from the top of the hill by Cariboo GM on Fourth Avenue,� Doerkson said, adding the event will be held June 22 at 6 p.m. “There’s going to be some great head’s up racing.� The event is being held as a fundraiser for Kids Running for Kids, who are raising money for BC Children’s Hospital, and plan to deliver that money after running, relay-style for the distance it takes to get from Williams Lake to Vancouver this summer. There will also be a barbecue at the derby, with all of the proceeds going to KRFK. Adults and kids are invited to build their own soap boxes to enter in the races.

“People can enter however they want, as teams or individuals,� Doerkson said, noting sign up will be done the night of the races. “We’ll probably have three classes and we’ll make the classes based on combined weight between the car and driver.� Building a soap box is simple enough, he said, and noted kits are available in town or online. “There’s lots available in town to build these,� he said. “The deal with the soap boxes is it has to have brakes, and the driver will have to have a helmet on.� Doerkson said there should be some interesting cars entered in the races; however, the cars can be as simple as some wheels attached to a piece of plywood. “There are some units that sound like they’re going to be a bit fancier,� he said. “The car club is building one and it’s going to be something else. Leo Nieuwland from our shop has got an aluminum hood on his and it sounds like it’s headed for the spray booth soon.

The popular Pedal by the Puddle mountain bike event celebrates its fifth year in the lakecity this Saturday, June 10. The race features an “Enduro� format, is non-competitive and features a fun and social atmosphere. Registration must be completed by Saturday, June 9 at noon. Potential volunteers are also asked to contact Donna Bentham at dbentham@ tru.ca. To register, or for more information, visit www.pedalbythepuddle.com.

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Cariboo GM salesman (from left) Dave Sacchetti, sales manager and partner Lorne Doerkson and sales consultant Jillian Wade test out a soap box in preparation for the June 22 races. “But if people aren’t able to make their own we’ll have a couple carts for them here. They can come down and sign up and race. We just want to have some fun. With the Laker’s Car

Club coming down with all their hot rods it should be really good and it’s a bit unique. “This is to celebrate hot rods and summer.�

The Williams Lake Stampede Grounds and the Williams Lake High School Rodeo Club play host to the 2012 BC High School Rodeo Finals. The top rodeo athletes from both the northern and southern regions of the province will be in B.C. competing in various rodeo events vying for provincial titles. Qualification into the National High School Rodeo Finals in the U.S. in July is also up for grabs.


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Paige Gudbranson (lower left), Morgan Moore (lower right) and Melissa Styran (top, second from right) will compete at the B.C. Soccer Provincial B Cup in July as part of the Quesnel Strikers U14 team.

Locals to compete at B.C. Provincial Cup of soccer Three Williams Lake girls are on their way to the B.C. Soccer Provincial B Cup. The girls, Paige Gudbranson, Morgan Moore and Melissa Styran, are part of the Quesnel Denny’s Strikers U14 team. The Quesnel team cinched their spot in the B Cup last Saturday after a tough two-game battle with the Prince George Kodiaks. Though the Quesnel team, with the help of the three local girls, had the edge in possession, both matches ended in draws — the morning 0-0 and the afternoon

game 1-1. The winner then needed to be decided in a penalty kick shoot out. After six shots each, Quesnel came out with a 5-4 victory. Gudbranson, Moore and Styran became part of the Quesnel team through a series of events starting last fall, when their Williams Lake team travelled to Quesnel for a series of exhibition games with Quesnel and Prince George in Quesnel’s indoor soccer facility. During these meets coaches Beth Moore (Williams Lake), David Bladgon (Prince George) and Gilbert

Schotel (Quesnel) decided to join forces and enter a Cariboo United team in the Kelowna Ice Breaker tournament in early April of this year, which resulted in the girls taking home gold. Shortly after, when the Williams Lake girls learned that the Quesnel team would be unable to recruit enough players to form a team, they offered to join their new Quesnel friends. “The Williams Lake girls have fit in very well, both in terms of skill and socially with our group. We are very pleased to have them on our team,” said Gilbert

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Pedal by the Puddle entrants on the rise Greg Sabatino Tribune Staff Writer Participation at this Sunday’s Fifth Annual Pedal by the Puddle enduro-format mountain bike race looks like it’s increasing again. Organizer Ivor McMahen said so far 81 people have registered for the race — up 11 riders from last year at the same time. “We’re ahead of last year which is nice,” McMahen said, noting participation has increased each year the race has been held. “Last year

we had 137 total and typically most of the entries pour in the last few days.” The race, wildly popular among not just locals, but also out-of-towners, situates itself on some of South Lakeside’s famous singletrack including sections of Rotnee, Twizzler, Cabin Loop, the South Lakeside Ridge, Moose Drops and the old Gun-A-Noot downhill, Guiness and Leppard Spots. The objective is to complete the greatest number of laps as an individual, or as part of a

team of two in six hours. The Pedal by the Puddle also features a Micro Pedal by the Puddle for youngsters, along with a 1.4-kilometre Mini Pedal by the Puddle for kids a bit older. McMahen said it’s nice to see more youth getting involved with this style of racing. “We are seeing a slow but steady increase in the number of under-20 participants in the main event which is good to see,” he said. “Traditionally that age group tends to do the shuttletype riding ... but some

of the more competitive riders in that age group have discovered if they can improve their cardiovascular fitness their downhill performance actually improves.” Scott Bicycles will be on hand demoing bikes for participants to test out around the course, and Kamloops’ legendary freerider Brett Tippie will be MCing the event. In addition, for riders exhausted from multiple laps around the course, Satya Yoga Studio will be providing a warmup session and recovery

yoga throughout the day. McMahen cautioned participants to get their registrations in early to avoid any problems. “It really is a fantastic setup,” he said. “It’s in the middle of some really great trails that are very suitable for this type of event.” The race kicks off at 10 a.m., but riders are asked to arrive by around 8:30 a.m. to take part in pre-race activities. Signin closes at 9:15 a.m. For more information, and for registration packages, visit www. pedalbythepuddle.com.

Horsin’ Around in the Cariboo showcases events Williams Lake’s Eagle View Equestrian Centre played host to its annual Horsin’ Around in the Cariboo May 26-27, showcasing an impressive display of horsemanship and equine events. “We had a lot of fun with our event this year, offering a smorgasbord of different events so the public could come see all the different activities we offer,” said Lori Rankin, manager of the Eagle View Equestrian Centre. “The featured event this year was an Equine Versatility Challenge

and Rankin. “Caz,” as he’s known, is a 10-year-old quarter horse and was ridden by Rankin at the event. Reserve champion was Devil’s Advocate, also known as Deavon — a five-year-old Oldenburg mare ridden and owned by Hayley Pinfold. Other events included buckle series cattle sorting, a hoof-n-woof (horse and dog agility), mini horse agaility and many great demons including: bridle-less cutting, reining, free jumping and hands free jump-

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Alice â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A Wonderland on stage next week Gaeil Farrar Tribune Staff Writer Nicole Curbello is only in Grade 8 but she has landed the role of Alice in the Williams Lake Secondary Schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Musical Theatre production of Alice â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A Wonderland starting its run Tuesday, June 12. While just 14, Nicole already has a strong background in performance arts having played Shrek in a choir production at Cataline elementary and been the storyteller in the Studio Theatre production of Just So last year. Alice will be her biggest challenge yet. The musical will be a wonderfully colourful and charming event for the whole family with Alice arriving straight through the rabbit hole from high above the stage. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m looking forward to flying,â&#x20AC;? Nicole says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Once Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m in the air I will be able to feel myself falling through the rabbit hole.â&#x20AC;? In Lewis Carrollâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s book Alice in Wonderland, upon which the musical is based, director Sidonie Boll says Alice is wearing yellow, but they are dressing her in blue because that is the colour most people have seen Alice wear in the Disney productions. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I splurged on fabric for her costumes because she is on stage in every scene in the play,â&#x20AC;? Boll says. While Aliceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s costume may be in Disney colours Boll is proud to say the musical version they are doing is purely Canadian, written by Canadians Roy Surette and Sandra Head. The original script was for a small cast of six actors, but Boll says she has been given permission to expand the play to include a cast of 25 students. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I know the writers and they told me I could do what I want with the play and add more scenes to get more kids in it,â&#x20AC;? Boll says. Boll knows the writers because she played the part of Alice herself as a young professional actor when it was first staged at the Carousel Theatre in Vancouver. She was a seasoned actor of 29 at the time, but believes Nicole is well up to the challenge of the part despite her young age. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have a better Alice than even I was,â&#x20AC;? Boll says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Usually these lead roles go to Grade 11 or 12 students but she was perfect for the part.â&#x20AC;? She says Stephanie Johannesen, who recently graduated from acting school and is featured in some prominent television commercials these days, was the last Grade 8 student at WLSS to land a lead role, Boll says. After the first run-through, Boll says she thought she might have to replace Nicole because project-

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Director Sidonie Boll adjusts the blue satin shirt Nicole Curbello will wear as Alice in the WLSS musical next week.

WLSS drama teacher Sidonie Boll with the poster of her playing Alice in the Carousel Theatre in Vancouver when she was 29. ing across the floodlights of the big stage was difficult for her. But after that first week and lots

of work on her part, Boll says Nicole was projecting well and adding mannerisms of her own to the

character. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m glad I waited that week,â&#x20AC;? Boll says. In Just So Nicole says the actors were supported with microphones and she was just talking. She has taken singing lessons with Angela Sommers at Angelkeys Music Studio for three years, which she says has helped her to adjust to the big stage. She also plays the flute and piano and fits in lots of rehearsal time at noon and after school. Her brother and mother also run lines with her at home. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We never memorize our lines â&#x20AC;&#x201D; we learn them until there wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be anything else to say,â&#x20AC;? Boll says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That way everyone doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to think about what they are saying. You talk and respond as if you were really there.â&#x20AC;? Boll says Nicole has taken on a huge responsibility for someone so young and always with a smile on her face and never a complaint. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve learned a lot,â&#x20AC;? Nicole says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really realize how much went into the production of a play.â&#x20AC;? At first Nicole was shy about working with the older students but soon found her footing. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was a little scary at first because I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know any of them but once I started working with them and got to know them I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t feel like such a little kid,â&#x20AC;? Nicole says. The musical, like the book, is lots of fun with numerous colourful costumes and beloved charactersâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; the cards, flowers, caterpillar, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the Mad Hatter, and the White Knight. The show features some amazing costumes and props such as a baby that turns into a pig. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It took a long time to figure out how to do that one,â&#x20AC;? Boll says. Retired teacher Jim Sims built a giant chair for Alice to sit on and an old fashioned camera that is part of the set. A special harness was also acquired for Aliceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s flying scene. Boll says the musical, starts the way Carroll wrote the book with Alice Liddell and her sisters reading the story together, before she falls down the rabbit hole and into a fantasy world. Nicole says her favourite part of the play is when she is pronounced guilty of stealing a tart and everyone is running around after her. The cost of the production is about $15,000 of which Boll hopes to recoup $10,000 on ticket sales and the rest in program advertisements. Alice â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A Wonderland is on stage at 7 p.m. June 12-16, June 2023 with a matinee and meet the actors at 1 p.m. June 23. Tickets are available at the school, The Hobbit House and The Open Book.

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK Thursday, June 7 Museum hosts author Jay Sherwood Author Jay Sherwood will be at the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin in Williams Lake on Thursday, June 7 to do a power-point presentation on his new book Furrows In The Sky. The book is a photographic adventure through B.C. with Gerry Andrews. The presention will start at 7:30 p.m.  There is no admission.  Sherwood will have his books on hand for anyone who wants to purchase one. Andrews has a Cariboo connection, having taught at Big Bar near Clinton. He was a noted aerial photographer who had, as the book title suggests, many adventures.   He lived to 102 years. Andrews daughter, Kris Andrews is a local artist and will be in attendance that night.

Monday, June 11 Stampede workbee The Williams Lake Stampede is in need of volunteers to help with the concession, sell tickets, in the office, man the gates and help as ushers. People are also needed to help at the Monday night workbees from now until Stampede starting at 6 p.m. People wishing to volunteer can contact Cindy Brady at 250-392-6585 or check out the web site at info@williamslakestampede.com

Wednesday, June 13 Strawberry Tea All seniors are welcome to attend the Royal Purpleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Strawberry Tea on Wednesday, June 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Elks Hall.

Thursday, June 14 Stampede Queen contestants ride The four 2012 Stampede Queen contestants will participate in the riding portion of their horsemanship skills training and judging at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds on June 14, starting at 5 p.m. The public is invited to come out and watch.


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Young Naturalists visit research forest Julianne Trelenberg Special to The Tribune The Williams Lake Young Naturalists’ Club had another fantastic trip this month. We visited the Alex Fraser Research Forest with Cathy Koot. We hiked up to the top of a bluff exploring along the way. We saw many neat things, different types of insects and where they live, beautiful flowers, edible plants, and

evidence of forest fires past. We learned how to age a tree, and la piece de resistance, we saw a skunk wandering around below. At the top of the bluff we had an amazing view of the valley. While we were resting and enjoying the view we were treated to a spectacular show by a turkey vulture. There were so many curious minds, and so many neat things to see and hear.

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Naturalist Cathy Koot looks at an ant’s nest with young naturalists on a recent field trip to the Alex Fraser Research Forest.

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The purple bins can be used year round for the recycling of clothing, soft items such as bedding, towels, draperies etc. People can also recycle accessories such as shoes and purses, and well-loved stuffy toys. The purple bins can be found at the Share Shed, Surplus Herby’s, Safeway and Canadian Tire. BBBS thanks all students, and their parents, for cleaning out their closets to participate in the program.

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Purple bins help BBBS recycle campaign Big Brothers and Big Sisters is in the midst of a “purple bin” awareness campaign. One of the strategies it has undertaken is to promote the use of the purple bins and have clothing drives at Columneetza and Williams Lake secondary schools. For every bag of clothing students brought into the school, a ballot was entered in their name for a $500 gift certificate to Caribou Ski Source for Sports. Williams Lake Secondary School held its drive earlier in the month. The winner was Spencer Neufeld.   The Columneetza secondary draw was held Friday, June 1 at lunch. The grand prize winner of that draw is Grade 8 student Chloe Storoschuk.

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Grad parade this Saturday Gaeil Farrar Tribune Staff Writer Motorists should be on the lookout for students in a bit more excited state than usual this week, being it’s the big week and weekend for high school graduates. The formal graduation ceremonies actually start today, May 7 with the GROW/Skyline graduation ceremonies for 56 students taking place at 1 p.m. in the Marie Sharpe Elementary School gymnasium. Friday night Columneetza and Williams Lake secondary grads will be participating in rehearsals at the Cariboo Memorial Complex where the formal graduation ceremonies will take place during the day Saturday, followed by the Dry Grad parade and Dry Grad festivities. The Columneetza Secondary School graduation ceremonies for 135 students are set for 9:30 a.m. in the main arena at the complex followed by the Williams Lake Secondary School graduation ceremonies for 109 students at 1 p.m. The grad parade will start marshaling on Second Avenue North by Sacred Heart Catholic School by 5:30 p.m. and will start rolling at 6:30 p.m. The parade will travel south on Second Avenue, left on Borland Street, left on Third Avenue, and right onto Proctor Street to the complex for arrivals starting about 7:30 p.m. The grad parade in Williams Lake is usu-

ally quite interesting for viewers with students riding on horseback, in horse-drawn carriages, in vintage vehicles, on trailered boats, on bicycles, in big trucks and even in the shovel of a backhoe last year. Parents are encouraged not to stop traffic flow for picture opportunities, say organizers. There will be photo opportunities at the back of the complex and inside the complex. Each graduate will receive two tickets which will allow two family or friends at a time to enter the main arena to see the prom decorations and take pictures. The visiting session is between 7:30 and 9 p.m. Visitors will enter through the side door of the complex on the Boitanio Park side of the building. For fire safety reasons the number of people visiting inside at a time is limited. After viewing is complete the family or friends will drop off their prom pass at the exit so that it may be used by other people waiting to view the prom area. Guests entering the complex may be asked to have their purses and bags searched for safety purposes, organizers say. Visitors will leave the complex at 9 p.m. when the prom and other Dry Grad festivities for grads and their escorts will begin. This year’s theme, chosen by the grads, is Stars and Constellations, says Orlena McColl, who is heading up the decorations committee.

Grads and escorts will be able to dance, play on the “big” toys and participate in different games in the carnival-themed activities area. There is also a hypnotist who will be putting on performances throughout the night. “It will be a fun-filled event, and About Face Photography will be on site for professional photos between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m., and John Dell will be capturing it all as he is producing DVDs of the entire event, which will be available for purchase,” McColl says. There will be prizes drawn throughout the night, but grads must be present to win the prizes. Grads and escorts who leave the building early will not be permitted back in the building. Food will be served throughout the night, but breakfast will not be provided. Parents or guardians will pick up grads and escorts between 4 and 5 a.m. Sunday. Grad committee cochair Betty Turatus says the dry grad committee had a few challenges this year with their grant-inaid, a solution for which has been worked wonderfully with the city and CRD, and with finding volunteers. She says having more volunteers would have meant shorter shifts at Dry Grad but preparations are going smoothly. “The grad event for this weekend is going great,” Turatus says. “The decoration committee starts on Wednesday (June 6) morning to do the set up. They will continue until they are done on Friday.

Anyone wanting to help is welcome to go to the complex any time from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.” She says students were also to receive their last newsletter about Dry Grad requirements on Wednesday along with their visitor prom passes for family and friends, and baggage check tags for the rehearsal and baggage check-in on Friday evening. “It is important the grad brings his/her bag and their guest’s bag to rehearsal on Friday,” Turatus says. “It might be a good idea for parents to ask for the newsletter if they haven’t seen it.” While teachers are not expected to participate in the formal graduation ceremonies due to job action related to stalled contract negotiations, Turatus says the teacher job action has not affected the Dry Grad event which is a parent/community organized event. She thanks the community for its “continually fantastic support” for Dry Grad whether it is via donations of funds or prizes, the opportunity to do fundraising or volunteering. “It really does take the whole community to make the event a success,” Turatus says. “The committee this year has been great and it has been a pleasure working with all of them.” Dry Grad co-chair Bill Page says the event is quite expensive to put on costing about $50,000. to cover costs for food, entertainment, arena rental and the like. He says the truck raffle will likely be

Cariboo Art Society show opens tonight Wonder is the theme of the Cariboo Art Society’s 68th annual show and sale opening at the Station House Gallery tonight, June 7. The June show features the latest works of 11 art society members, Sharon Prevette, Elisabeth Hoelderl, Karen Mayers, Kris Andrews, Jennifer Bazan, Yvette Rogers, Lorne Lazzarotto, Gladys Wheatley, Anne Kohut, Marilyn Dickson, Jenni Bazan and Tracy Pajamaki. Everyone’s vision of “wonder” is different of

course and works in this show reflect the wonderful memories and experiences of individual members working in their own styles and mediums. For the past two years the artists have met at 10 a.m. every Saturday morning in the new Central Cariboo Arts Centre next to city hall. The art society has a history in the Cariboo dating back to founding members such as A.Y. Jackson, Vivian Cowan and Sonia Cornwall, who while gone now, continue to inspire more

recent members with the legacy of work they have left. During their Saturday sessions members new and old glean fresh ideas from each other. Trying new mediums is part of the process of learning. The opening reception is tonight, June 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. and everyone is welcome to attend. Many of the featured artists will be there to discuss their work and maybe inspire “wonder” in a new crop of people wishing to enrich their artistic side.

The next two gallery openings in July and August will be on Wednesday evenings rather than the traditional Thursday evenings to accommodate the Performances in the Park which are held on Thursday evenings during the summer. Community Roots: Inspirations From the Potato House, will open July 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. followed by the play Potato Dreams. The opening for the show Conspiracy Case by Edwin Janzen, will be Aug. 1 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Brain injury society in 10th year Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer The Caribou Brain Injury Society is celebrating its 10th anniversary and it’s an anniversary that coincides with Brain Injury Awareness Month, this June. The society is a nonprofit organization that supports, advocates and serves brain injury individuals and their families by helping them face the challenges of living with a brain injury. “We provide advocacy, one-to-one support, group support, peer support, awareness and prevention, brain injury education, and life skills support,” says Shilo Labelle, executive director of the society. Generally the society hosts a group meeting once a week — focusing on coping strategies, or simply talking about current events. “Sometimes we’ll go bowling even,” Labelle adds. Following the Whatever it Takes model, the society meets with a survivor to help determine what supports that survivor needs. “Is it housing? Is it applying for persons with disability funding? Or to get them connected with the services in Williams Lake that can help them. Is it budgeting? Is it education around what brain injury is and looking at coping strategies? Maybe they need group support to help them realize that they are not all alone in this journey.” What are ways a person can be helped to realize that things will get better?

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Shilo Labelle invites the public to the open house celebration for the 10th anniversary of the Caribou Brain Injury Society that will take place at the New World coffee shop from 2 to 4 p.m. June 20. “We’re helping with not only the physical challenges, but the cognitive challenges as well and the emotional challenges, whether that’s one-on-one, peer support or group support. Whatever it takes to get them back to their new normal.” Throughout the year, the society also provides a nine-week education series — Understanding Brain Injury and Coping Strategies — that’s free for survivors. In the past, the series has been offered to professionals as well. Prevention is crucial and one of the things the society does every year is go into elementary schools in the month of June to

talk to students about brain injuries and ways to prevent them from happening. In November, the society conducts a shopping cart safety program because one of the leading causes of brain injuries in children under five years old is falling out of shopping carts. “For four years we’ve gone into Zellers, Save-On Foods, Safeway and Canadian Tire and we set up a little table with information and we talk to families about shopping cart safety and what they can do to keep little ones safe.” In the United States, every year 20,000 plus injuries occur from children falling out of

shopping carts, Labelle adds. “Those are brain injuries. We don’t have those statistics for Canada.” They are also giving pamphlets to pizza places in Williams Lake for distribution this month that contain some eye-opening statistics. “One in 26 Canadians live with a brain injury, an estimated 1.3 million. Within in the next hour six Canadians will suffer a brain injury, one in five sports-related injuries are to the head, and brain injuries are the number one killer and disabler of people under 44 years of age.” Labelle’s area of service covers Williams Lake to 100 Mile House, where she spends 18 hours a week with individuals that have brain injuries, aside from group support. She’s been with the society for six years. Before that she was an Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder worker, another type of brain injury but organic, she explains. “I was also a youth worker for five years, and my parents were foster parents for 18 years, so it’s been my lifestyle working with people with learning and physical disabilities and behavioural challenges, so that’s how I got involved.” On June 20, the society will host an Open House at New World coffee shop on Oliver Street from 2 to 4 p.m. During the afternoon society staff will be there sharing information around acquired brain injuries. Everyone is welcome.

Bass problem still not resolved Bruce MacLeod Special to The Tribune The bass problem in the Beaver Lakes system is apparently still acute. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is still working on eradication, but has not been successful to date. The Horsefly River Roundtable has not received an up-to-date re-

port recently. The last report I heard is that only the one bass had ever been seen in Big Lake, but this was last year’s information. For those who are unaware of the damage these bass can do, they will ultimately wipe out all other species of fish in the Beaver Lakes including trout, burbot, chub, and squaw fish.

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Some people fear they might escape to the Quesnel River and somehow into Quesnel lake, and wipe out everything. Bass prefer warmer water, so this is unlikely to happen; however, the whole problem would never have occurred had someone not transported bass from somewhere else to the Beaver Lake

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“They call the Cariboo home” Mitch and Janette Minchau cruise to new adventures Erin Hitchcock photo

Janette Minchau Special to The Tribune It all started when they said “I do.” Mitch Minchau and Janette Armstrong drove all over Alberta and British Columbia to find a place to start their lives. In 1981, they fell in love with the Cariboo and moved from Edmonton, Alta. to a small acreage on the Likely Road and have been there ever since. Mitch was a Fisheries technician but a carpenter by heart and decided to build a log home. Back in the ‘80s, one was able to get enough logs for a home from a cash sale for $25. In the winter of ‘82 the logs were cut down and hauled to the acreage and in the spring construction began. For two city slickers, they really had many challenges. In two years, the house was completed and they started their family. Three children, Jessie, Matthew, and Kallie, whom kept them busy with 4-H and all sorts of projects. They had rabbits, chickens, lambs, pigs, steers, and horses,

Janette and Mitch Minchau moved to the Cariboo from Alberta in 1981 and have three children, Jessie, Matthew, and Kallie.

which provided wonderful fertilization for the garden. Gardening was a challenge as well, with the frost occurring every month in the sum-

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used from Big Lake. It has taken more than 10 years for the boat to be completed with more than 3,000 hours of craftsmanship involved. The hull was built upside down and the wood frames were covered with plywood. The lumber had to be steamed and bent to obtain the streamline curves the boat required. The hull was turned over and the wood was fiber-glassed and the inside was treated with epoxy to pressure the wood. The cabin was constructed to provide beds, bathroom, kitchen, and a lounge area. The neighbours would joke when it rained for a couple days that “the Ark” must almost be done. This August will be the maiden voyage of the “Makai,” Hawaiian for Towards the Sea. They intend to have some great adventures on her out on the B.C. Coast and Quesnel Lake with family and friends. When they retire, they don’t have to move anywhere, as they have a little piece of Heaven on Earth they call home right here in the Cariboo.

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INTERIM Aboriginal Head Start Teacher and Program Coordinator Redstone Head Start Seeking an Interim Teacher - Aug 20, 2012 - August 31, 2013 We are seeking an enthusiastic team player with a desire to make a difference in the lives of children and further their own personal learning. Continue implementation of 6 Aboriginal Head Start Components: - Education - Health Promotion - Culture and language - Nutrition - Social Support - Parental/family involvement - Implementation of Redstone’s High Scope to achieve these 6 components. (training provided) - Working Redstone’s Chilcotin with Teacher and Honorary Elder. Collaboration with community agencies and staff. - Organize and facilitate all summer programming. - Work under direct supervision of the School Principal and within program budget. - Salaried Interim position at 36 hours weekly. Qualifications Required: - Current Early Childhood Educator License - Early Childhood Educator Degree - Current Criminal Record Check Please submit: - Resume - ECE license - ECE degree - Performance evaluation - Minimum 3 professional references Submit documentation to: Tsi Deldel School , Box 106, Chilanko Forks, BC V0L 1H0 Attn. Jill Horsman 250-481-0029 (fax) tsideldel@gmail.com Closing date: June 18, 2012

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Craigen It is with sadness and love that the family of Vera May Craigen announces her sudden passing on May 25, 2012 at her home in Williams Lake at the age of 89 years. A Memorial Service honouring Vera’s life will be held on Monday, June 11, 2012 at 2 pm at St. Andrews United Church in Williams Lake with Reverend Jenny Carter officiating. Vera played the organ for weddings and funeral services for over 40 years in Williams Lake and always thought the amount of floral tributes at a service showed how much the person was loved and respected. Floral tributes welcomed. Cremation will be held at Cariboo Crematorium. For those wishing to honour Vera’s memory by way of donation may do so to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC in memory of her late husband Jim Craigen. Compassionate Care Funerals entrusted with arrangements. 250-392-3336

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Oli Cl Olin Claude d Aldridge of Williams Lake passed away May 18, 2012 at the age of 88. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 9. 2012 at the HorseÁy Community Hall. Donations can be made to a charity of your choice. LaPrairie’s Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements. 250-398-9100

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Northern Shuswap Tribal Council is seeking to Įll a posiƟon in its treaty department.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT to Treaty Team Coordinator Job Summary The ExecuƟve Assistant contributes to the overall success of the organizaƟon by eīecƟvely carrying out administraƟve and execuƟve support funcƟons for the Treaty Team Coordinator. This posiƟon focuses on providing eīecƟve, professional, and Ɵmely assistance and soluƟons to administraƟve needs and requirements. Skills and AbiliƟes The ideal candidate will be conĮdent with excellent communicaƟon skills and strong people skills. You must be proĮcient in the knowledge, use and experience of computers and computer programs and funcƟons. You must have strong administraƟve, organizaƟonal skills and the ability to self-regulate and meet deadlines while keeping aƩenƟon to detail. The ability to recognize and respect all cultural diversity and understand Aboriginal culture will be considered an asset. QualicaƟons and Experience Three to Įve years administraƟve, coordinaƟon and execuƟve support experience. A related diploma or cerƟĮcate is a deĮnite asset. Working CondiƟons Some travel is required. The ideal candidate will have and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence and a vehicle in good working condiƟon with appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program needs. Pay Grade: $17.95/Hr + depending on experience For a complete job descripƟon and applicaƟon package please visit the Job PosƟngs secƟon of our website: www.northernshuswaptribalcouncil.com If you should have any quesƟons, please contact Marg Casey, Community Services Coordinator at 250-3927361 Ext. 208 ApplicaƟon Deadline: June 14, 2012 at 4:00 pm ApplicaƟons will be accepted by hand, fax 250-3926158, or post. Please provide a cover leƩer with salary expectaƟons and availability. **NOTE** ApplicaƟons received aŌer 4:00 pm on June 14, 2012 will not be considered. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry as per SecƟon 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act.

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Van Kam’s Group of Companies requires Owner Operators to be based at our Prince George Terminal for runs throughout B.C. and Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain, driving experience/ PRINCE GEORGE training. Van-Kam Freightways’ Group of Companies We offer above average rates and an excellent employee benefits requires Owner Operators for runs out of our package. Prince Terminal.drivers, call Bev, 604-968-5488 or To join ourGeorge team of Professional email resume, driver’s to abstract and details of truck to: Van aKam is current committed Employment Equity and W careers@vankam.com ff ll t t or fax Wi604-587-9889 t /M t i Environmental Responsibility. Van-Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility. We thank you for your interest in Van-Kam, however only those of interest to us will be contacted.

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Skills Development Coordinator (SDC) Job Summary The Skills Development Coordinator acts as liaison between represented communiƟes and Thompson River’s University. The Skill Development Coordinator is responsible for program development in conjuncƟon with TRU, program markeƟng, reporƟng on achievements and developing Įnancial proposals. The Skills Development Coordinator is an advocate for educaƟonal development in the community. Skills and AbiliƟes • Must have strong administraƟve, organizaƟonal and communicaƟon skills; • Ability to self-regulate, meet deadlines, have aƩenƟon to detail; • Flexibility to changing job requirements; • ProĮciency in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, email and the internet, to the intermediate level (capable of using a large number of funcƟons and feel conĮdent using the program); • Recognizes and respects all cultural diversity; • Have a strong knowledge of Aboriginal culture. QualicaƟons and Experience Bachelors Degree in Business AdministraƟon, First NaƟons Studies, EducaƟon or related Įeld. Working CondiƟons • Travel to other related organizaƟon locaƟons will be required; • Non-standard hours of work; • Receives minimal supervision with occasional direcƟon and few checks of the work performed. Pay Grade: $22.00/Hr + depending on experience For a complete job descripƟon and applicaƟon package please visit the Job PosƟngs secƟon of our website: www.northernshuswaptribalcouncil.com If you should have any quesƟons, please contact Marg Casey, Community Services Coordinator at 250-3927361 Ext. 208 ApplicaƟon Deadline: June 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm ApplicaƟons will be accepted by hand, fax 250-3926158, or post. Please provide a cover leƩer with salary expectaƟons and availability. **NOTE** ApplicaƟons received aŌer 4:00 pm on June 18, 2012 will not be considered. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry as per SecƟon 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act.

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Owner Operators Required Van Kam’s Group of Companies requires Owner Operators to be based at our Prince George Terminal for runs throughout BC and Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain, driving experience/training. We offer above average rates and an excellent employee benefits package. To join our team of Professional drivers, call Bev, 604968-5488 or email a resume, current driver’s abstract and details of truck to: careers@vankam.com or fax 604-587-9889 Van-Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility. We thank you for your interest, however only those of interest to us will be contacted.

is looking for an experienced Processor Operator, a Truck Driver and a Buncherman for the Williams Lake area. Top wages and benefits offered. Please fax resumes to 250-392-4405 or email progressive_ harvesting@hotmail.com An Alberta Construction Company is hiring dozer, excavator and labour/rock truck operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051. Pitre Construction has an immediate full-time position for construction laborer. Wages negotiable email to: tjpitre@telus.net Contact Trevor at (250)267-5629 Require caretaker for ranch. For more info. call (250)2963131 Require retired person for light work in exchange for accommodation. (250)305-8545

WEEKENDER ROUTES AVAILABLE *318-696 Sunset Dr 902-1012 Toop Rd* *200-220 Cornwall Cres. 630-650 Second Ave 800-980 Second Ave*

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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

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PARTS ADVISOR TRAINEE Progressive auto dealer in Cariboo has career opportunity for automotive orientated individual. The successful applicant will be committed to a 4 year program of development as a parts advisor. Fax Resume to: 1-250-992-8220 c/o Ron Konschuh e-mail: rkonschuh@ caribooford.com Part-time kitchen help and or housekeeping required for private home. Wage negotiable. (250)392-4314

*3000-3037 Edwards Dr. 1000-2000 Mackenzie Ave. N. 1000-3006 Maple St. 1100-2020 Second Ave. N. 2003-3004 Third Ave. N* *900-1135 Boundary St. 1010-1280 Moon Ave.*

*101-199 Brahma Cres. 0-399 Jersey Pl. 200-299 Longhorn Dr.* *1200-1200 Eleventh Ave N 1225-1585 Eleventh Ave N* *974-1048 Mckinnon Rd 479-802 Tenth Ave N* *900-900 Broughton Pl 200-545 Dodwell St. 301-791 Smith St.* *1005-1096 Dairy Rd. 1000-1011 Huckvale Pl. 935-995 Larch St. 1008-1038 Norquay Cres. 1046-1078 Oak Pl. 2004-3015 Pine St. 1109-1190 Third Ave.* *3001-3001 Mackenzie Ave.* *200-391 Litzenburgh Cres.* Please call Kym at (250) 392-2331

Senior Ranch Hand/Foreman for remote guest ranch in central BC. Good working knowledge of farm equipment, maintenance; horse and cattle experience. Portion of job working with guests. Options available for couple, accommodation provided. Fax resume to (604)881-2301 or Email: karenr@adventurewestresorts.com

Help Wanted Administration Assistant/Bookkeeper Required

A local, busy industrial retail business requires an Administration Assistant/Bookkeeper for immediate fulltime employment. The ideal candidate will assist with metal retail sales, customer service, and have previous experience with accounting software. This company offers a good financial package and a great working environment. Please send resume and cover letter to: Box 696, c/o The Williams Lake Tribune, 188 N. 1st Avenue, Williams Lake, BC V2G 1Y8 Deadline for resumes is Friday, June 8th. Interviews will be on Sunday, June 10th. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. jstangoe@cariboosteel.com

Central Cariboo Disposal Services (2001) Ltd. Operator Position - Williams Lake Central Cariboo Disposal Services is looking for an experienced Operator for our Williams Lake location. As a successful candidate you will have a ‘safety first’ perspective, be customer and service orientated, and possess a Class 3+ drivers license. Experience with welding, or operating skid-steers or forklifts is desirable. If you are a team player, interested in the rapidly growing solid waste and recycling sector, please submit your resume and an updated drivers abstract by 8: 00 AM, June 11, 2012, to: Keith L Dufresne, Manager Central Cariboo Disposal Services (2001) Ltd. 100-5101 Frizzi Road Williams Lake, BC V2G 5E4 Phone: 250-392-5893 Fax: 250-392-1115 manager.ccdsl@telus.net Thank-you for your interest in this permanent part-time employment opportunity. Only those respondents selected for an interview will be contacted.

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THE Williams Lake Association for Community Living is seeking responsible individuals / families in the Williams Lake / 100 Mile House area to provide care in your home for an adult affected by a developmental disability. Interested individuals will undergo a home study, including a criminal record check. Please contact the Director of Operations at 250-305-4243 for more information

MARIPOSA GARDENS (in Osoyoos BC) seeking RCAs. ($17.34/hr) email: becky.marlatt @balticproperties.ca

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Classifieds Get Results! Trades, Technical Pitre Construction has immediate full-time position for a Journeyman carpenter, wages commensurate with experience e-mail resume to: tjpitre@telus.net contact Trevor at (250)267-5629

Grocery Manager Williams Lake, BC We are currently seeking applications for the position of Grocery Manager for our Real Canadian Wholesale Club located in Williams Lake, BC. We are seeking candidates with: • Retail management experience • Proven record of success • Exceptional leadership ability Interested applicants can apply directly online at www.loblaw.ca (click on Careers, and enter in validation code 34900BR, search by keyword 34900BR). For additional questions please contact Andrea, Store Manager at mon06734@loblaw.ca or at the Wholesale Club at 250-305-2150.

For half a century, Ainsworth has been respected as a successful enterprise built by ingenious, resourceful people who take pride in their work and are rewarded for their ability and entrepreneurship. Known for its innovation, quality and service, the company today supplies markets worldwide with technologically advanced, engineered forest products used in construction and industrial applications. At Ainsworth we live health and safety aboveboard without compromise; we believe in injury free production. We operate from locations in BC, Alberta, and Ontario. We currently have a vacancy for an exceptional individual at our 100 Mile Woodlands Department:

OPERATIONS FORESTER 100 Mile House, BC Reporting to the Woodlands Manager, the Operations Forester is responsible for operational planning activities and the day to day supervision of Ainsworth’s operations on PA 16 and other Licenses in British Columbia. The Operations Forester is responsible for activities relating to harvest planning, harvesting, trucking, road construction and maintenance, and ensures that the integrity of the Sustainable Forest Management system is maintained while ensuring Company compliance with associated acts, regulations and policies. The Operations Forester utilizes problem solving abilities, negotiation skills, analytical skills and organizational abilities and relationship-building skills with knowledge of industry standards in order to promote excellence as established in the Company vision, mission and values. The ideal candidate has a post secondary degree in Forestry and is currently a member of a Registered Professional Technician or Forester association with at least 10 years of experience in a related role. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collegially with people of different backgrounds and perspectives; strong analytical and organizational skills; a high energy and commitment level, with a positive outlook. Interested candidates please submit your resume by Friday, June 15, 2012 to: Ainsworth Engineered Canada LP. Attention: Human Resources – Vancouver 3194-1055 Dunsmuir Street P.O. Box 49307, Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3 Or fax to: 604.661.3201 or email: jobs@ainsworth.ca Ainsworth Group of Companies

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Career Opportunity A progressive industry leading automobile dealership located in the central interior of BC has the following opportunity.

Parts Counter Person If you are a motivated individual, focused on customer service, have strong organizational skills and the ability to work on your own, please apply in person to Al Weinert, Parts Manager. 370 S. Mackenzie Avenue, Williams Lake or email parts@cariboogm.ca DL# 5683

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Caribou Road Services Ltd. HEAVY DUTY MECHANICS CRS is accepting resumes for two Heavy Duty Mechanics Positions in our Pouce Coupe Facility, 10 minutes from Dawson Creek, BC. Join a team dedicated to providing exceptional service, repairs, and maintenance on a variety of heavy-duty trucks and construction equipment. Qualifications: • Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic preferred • HD Apprentices are encouraged to apply • Must have your own tools • Self-motivated Successful candidates must be self-motivated, competent, have strong organizational skills, and a commitment to quality, customer service, and safety. Competitive wages and benefit package. Please forward resumes, including drivers abstract to the attention of Rick Mortenson at Caribou Road Services Ltd., P.O. Box 100, Pouce Coupe, BC, V0C 2C0, fax to (250) 786-5447 attention: Rick Mortenson or email: crs@caribouroads.com.

Borland Creek Logging JOB POSTING Forestry Operations Manager Borland Creek Logging Ltd. is actively seeking a Forestry Operations Manager for their operations which include harvesting, silviculture and other forestry work. The Forestry Operations Manager is responsible for the profitability of the forestry operations. Duties/Experience: • Proven experience in harvesting and silviculture operations. • General management skills including: financial management and budgeting, strategic planning, business development, marketing, human resource management, etc. • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills, ability to build and maintain strong working relations with board of directors as well as community and stakeholders. • Strong verbal and written skills. • Demonstrated tact, diplomacy and sound decision making abilities. • Working with current forestry partners to oversee operations and ensure maximum profitability of the operations while ensuring employment opportunities are maximized. • Upholds all company policies including operational and personnel policies. • Performs duties as requested by the Board of Directors. • Good knowledge of labour laws. Preferred Experience: • Energetic, business oriented professional with significant experience in successfully developing and managing First Nations businesses and partnerships. • Significant experience in the Forestry sector including managing operations and pursuing new opportunities. • Specific experience in road building, silviculture, office management and contract bidding will be considered an asset. • Registration with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals. Please submit your cover letter, resume and three references no later than June 11, 2012 by 4:30 pm to: Marg Shelley Williams Lake Indian Band 2672 Indian Drive Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9 Email: marg.shelley@williamslakeband.ca


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Power Sports Mechanic req immed. at one of Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest Polaris dealers. F/T position, prefer person with industry experience but will consider training the right individual. Wage negotiable depending on experience. Send resume to: hseibert@ spectrapowersports.com

BEAUTIFUL 10 year old Black Morab Gelding with very sweet personality. A wonderful horse but needs a more experienced rider. Asking $1,500. Evenings (250)992-1012 Days (250)992-9807

4 LT 285/75R16 Radial XTX Sport tires off rims. $300. obo (250)392-4931 after 5pm. Patio set, 6 chairs, table hexagon shape, umbrella & base. $300. (250)392-4227

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Recycling RECYCLING

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

Pets & Livestock

Feed & Hay Fox Mtn. Ranch 1400-1500lb. round bales, excellent horse hay, 5â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x5â&#x20AC;&#x2122;6â&#x20AC;?. $80. per bale. (250)305-9931.

Livestock

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Drop down windows, large front tack room with king size bed, 3 tier swing-out saddle rack, galvanized skin, new tires, rubber matting, 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; wide x 7â&#x20AC;&#x2122; high, 2 removable dividers, lights inside & out, Excellent condition.

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

Auctions

Delta 46 700 wood lathe 12â&#x20AC;? variable speed, + extras, 3/4 hp, on weighted moveable bench. $325. (250)398-2842 Solid oak mates bed, bookcase headboard, excellent cond. $400. (250)989-2228

Medical Supplies Shoprider Pirouette 888 WNLS Powerchair, used less than 6 mo, ltd warranty, can be seen at Econo Glass, new $2850 asking $1500 (250)3988202 cell (250)392-0824

Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suvâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 4x4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss the huge savings. Sat, June 9th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC.

Building Supplies Must Sell! 8x16 shed on skid, moveable, insulated, linoleum flooring, door and pet door. Paid $2,800. Asking $2,500. (250)398-2093

$100 & Under A-frame step ladder, 10ft. $25. o.b.o. Phone (250)398-8119 weekday evenings after 6pm Black & Decker cordless lawnmower. $50. o.b.o. (250)3988119 evenings after 6pm DeWalt 5â&#x20AC;? random grip palm sander. $25. o.b.o. (250)3988119 evenings after 6p.m. Dewalt Sander 1/4 sheet palm grip. $25. o.b.o.(250)398-8119 weekday evenings after 6pm Extension ladder, 10-20ft. $25. o.b.o. Call (250)398-8119 weekday evenings after 6pm Free! Palliser tv entertainment stand, 50â&#x20AC;?x44â&#x20AC;?x20â&#x20AC;?, exc. cond. (250)392-6098 Nordic Track skier. $25. o.b.o. Call (250)398-8119 weekday evenings after 6p.m. Queen size mattress & bed frame. FREE. Call (250)3988119 evenings after 6pm Stainglass light pendant, 19â&#x20AC;? wide. $25. o.b.o. (250)3988119 evenings after 6pm

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Drive a little Save a lot Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suvâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 4x4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss the huge savings. Sat, June 9th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC. HOT TUB!! Beachcomber model 538. Excellent cond. Treat-

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Misc. Wanted COIN Collector looking to buy Collections, Accumulations, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins. Bulk Silver coins, bills etc. Call Chad 250-863-3082 (Local) WANTED: Old lever action Winchester & Marlin rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369

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Move In Ready! 3bdr. up, 2bdr. mortgage helper down, 2 full bath. New w/d windows, doors, insulation, siding and roof, freshly painted. 0.34 acre, fully fenced & landscaped. 22â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x24â&#x20AC;&#x2122; shop, 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x30â&#x20AC;&#x2122; garden. Great location by hiking trails, school, shopping and bus. Phone (250)398-5221 Offered at $270,000. 1986 mobile with over 1100 sqft on 5.33 acres. Two bedrooms and den, one bath. Entire property is fenced and crossed fenced. Two stall barn with hay storage and tack/grain room. Riding ring, another separate horse shelter, and four more storage buildings. $179,000. Call to view. 250-249-6802 Quesnel BC

10 acre lake view lot ,10 minutes to downtown Williams Lake Power @ property line. $120,000. Vendor ďŹ nancing possible on approval. (250)558-9516

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Custom Home Theatre Design & Installation 766 - 9th Avenue Beautiful & completely renovated home on 2 levels. Arts & crafts style with custom woodwork & doors throughout. Gorgeous new deck down to patio into large fenced private level back yard. Woodstove in mudroom. Attached workshop/garage. Close to all schools & TRU. To view www.bcforsalebyowner.com MUST BE SEEN! $285,000. Phone: (250)267-7082

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Great Location; $249,000 Well Built 2 story house; fully finished basement with options to make a rental suite for extra income! 3 Bedrooms upstairs; 2 downstairs; 2 fridges; 2 stoves; washer; dryer; covered deck; large city lot, beautiful backyard, large garden area; close to all levels of school; 1 block from hospital; 4 blocks to down town area! Please call to book viewing! 250-267-2317

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Create the ultimate entertainment experience in your home with home theatre systems and multi-media rooms. Our skilled professionals will design and install complete, dedicated private home theatre systems that complement and enhance the aesthetic demands of your home. From screen to furniture, Audio Video Unlimited will help your family enjoy must-see TV and movies.

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201 Foster Way (Westridge Subdivision) 4 1/2 yr. old, 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with open floor plan on a view lot. Wide paving stone driveway with RV parking. Nicely landscaped yard with underground irrigation system. (www.kijiji.ca search ID 381234050 for more info and photos) $346,000. Call (250)392-3964 to view.

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Panoramic 58 Acres along West Fraser Road. 35 acres in hay. $135,000. 780-394-7088.

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1140 Tower Crescent Country living on 2.37 acres with miles of rec trails outside your back door. Secluded 3,580 sqft 5 beds, 3 bath executive home with many new updates. Open concept galley kitchen, dining and sitting room. Private patios, backyard and garden area. Parking for RV, boat, ext. For more info and pics go to www.craigslist.com $399,000. For appointment to view (250)305-2266

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Call 250-398-0398 for details Toonie Admission Charge all proceeds to the Child Development Centre Huge Multi-Family Garage And Estate Sales Saturday June 9th and Sunday June 10th 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 3797 Hopkins Road (1st left off Airport Corner) Too much to list!!

Multi Family 9am-3pm Saturday, June 9th 278 Crosina Cres Lots of quality items!

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

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Multi-Family Garage Sale Sat. June 9th 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 758 North 9th Avenue Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing & toys, tools, household goods etc.

Saturday June 9th 9am-2pm 1015 11th Avenue Single bed, power saw. Lots of odds and ends!!! West Chilcotin/Williams Lake Family Combo Garage Sale Sat., June 9th 8am-3pm 549-9th Ave N Including the kitchen sink. Minus the horse. Saddles, horse tack, tools, lights, washer dryer, light ďŹ xtures, old stuff. The list goes on.

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Mobile Homes & Parks

Recreational

820 Pigeon Ave, 3 bdrm up & 1 down, finished bsmt, 1220 sqft, level lot, 2 sheds, garage, underground sprinklers, alarm system, close to Columneetza & TRU,and city bus. Reduced Price. $230,000. (250)392-7201 to view.

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

PRICE REDUCED!

219 Rowat Road

908 N. SECOND AVENUE A MUST SEE! 6 bedrooms, 3 up and 3 down, 2 1/2 bath, well-kept family home, central a/c, alarm system, lots of parking (room for RV), two patios, large fenced yard. $235,000. (250)392-6100

Bella Coola Two Acres Trailer w/large addition, updated, 2 bathrooms, 4bdrms, w/d, f/s, w/c, large front porch, storage, flood safe zone, close to downtown. Must be seen to be appreciated. $90,000. Phone (250)392-1488

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.

Quesnel Lake

Beautiful 1.7 acres on Quesnel lake, 180ft. of waterfront, building site cleared, excellent view, hydro, and phone right at the acreage, 5min. to Likely.

Price reduced to $139,000. (250)790-2088

Silver Horn Lodge in Big Lake Ranch Cariboo Development. (1) Lakefront home/vacation home for rent or sale, 2,000 sq.ft. 4bdr., 2 bath, sundeck, workshop, carport, European style, could come fully furnished as a vacation home or Miner share, also suitable as hobby farm with barns & fenced areas. (2) Waterfront bldg. lot for sale, 7.2 acres, road access, BC Hydro & phone service at lot line, soil & perk test for sewage with backup done. (3) Lakefront Log home/ Lodge for sale, currently operating as B & B. Live in an outstanding building & area, 5.69 acres, commercial & rural zoned. Too much to list, a must see, don’t miss the opportunity. Make your offer or buy the whole package as investment. Contact Bernd. Phone 1 (250) 243-2032 Serious Enquiries Only

Wow! Great Value 390 4th Avenue North

4 bedroom, 2 bath mobile with additions in town. On its own lot. Drive by 935 Larch Street and have a look. You won’t be disappointed. $79,000. ($9,000 below Gov’t appraisal.

Call Gloria (250)296-9010

HORSEFLY 1.8 ACRES 5 bedroom house,2 baths, 24x30 shop, garage, greenhouse, playhouse, fenced yard, pellet stove and oil furnace. $198,500. Firm 2010 appraised at $220,000. Contact (250)620-3641

Mobile Homes & Parks

LAKEFRONT FOR SALE 0.86 acre south facing lot with cleared lakefront area to build your cabin, on Emerald Island on Lac La Hache. The island has a perimeter hiking trail and two pebble stone beaches to enjoy. It’s a 5 minute boat ride from the public boat launch, and is within cell-phone range. Comes with an 8x20 barge complete with side-rails and a transom. $77,000. with optional unbuilt 708 sq. ft. premanufactured Norpine cabin with loft (unbuilt & tarped) for an extra $17,500. (worth $35,000. new) serious enquiries only please. robj10@hotmail.com Phone (250) 305-4703.

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

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Apt/Condo for Rent

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

To view call 392-2997

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Phone 250-392-3522 • Fax 250-392-3548

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THIS IS MORE LIKE IT! 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

Williams Lake 250.392.2321 1.800.665.5909 www.thewaterpeople.com Irrigating BC and the Yukon since 1974

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Open Houses

Freshly renovated 5bdrm, 2.5 bath with full inlaw suite downstairs. Beautiful yard, fully landscaped, complete with dog proof fencing and outdoor shop (insulated & wired), RV sized parking in separate space behind the house. Quiet neighborhood with only 5-10 min walk to 3 schools, TRU & to groceries. kijiji house I.D. #385292578

(250)267-3997

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1 & 2bdr. apartments located downtown next to everything low income suites avail. & incentive to quiet long term tenants. (250)305-4972 1bdr & 2 bdr apt. at Eagle Nest, quiet, secure bldg., downtown location. $375/mo. for 1 bdr + hydro,$570/mo for 2 bdr + hydro, ref/req., n/p, d/d. (250)398-6831 1bdr. fully furnished suite, very nice, in quiet secure bldg. (250)302-9934 2bdr. apartments close to all levels of schools, laundry facilities and long term incentives. (250)302-9108 2bdrm $755/mnth incl util. Avail. April 1st. 1170 Latin Ave. Please call Pace Realty, 455 Quebec St, PG, BC 1(250)562-6671

250-982-2611 Daily service to Quesnel Wednesday & Friday to Bella Coola In-Town Deliveries

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Industrial Audiometric Technician Industrial / Commercial / Logging / Construction Dwight Satchell Box 4105, Williams Lake, BC V2G 2V2

1990 14x70 Mobile 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Open floor plan Central air, large deck, 7 appliances. Fran Lee Trailer Park Asking $65,000. Call (250)398-6674 or (250)267-2873

Houses For Sale

JUST REDUCED $10,000 120 BRAHMA CRESCENT

Now only $180,000 WHY RENT?

Reduced for quick sale. Early possession possible on this well kept 1,390 sq ft home built in 2000. New flooring and paint, backing onto park.

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Houses For Sale

Location! Location! 759 Winger Road View Of Lake! 1900 sq. ft. 4bdr., 3 bath, plus full bsmt., 2.7 acres backing onto crown land, 5 min. to town. Complete new kitchen. New laundry area. Dbl. garage, large covered deck, plenty of water, garden & fruit trees. $399,000. (250)398-6266

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OPEN HOUSE Sat. June 9th & Sunday, June 10th 1-4pm 732 Fourth Ave. North

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Lakeshore

Buy For Less Than Used 2012 SRI 14x70 Brand new 3 bedroom/bath Fridge, stove, dishwasher. Situated in Fran Lee Mobile Home Park. Factory warranty. $78,0000. (250)392-3879

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Single level 3 bedroom, updated bathroom. Underground sprinklers, flat lot, spacious kitchen, enclosed garage, laundry room, crawl space, very clean. $159,000. Kijiji ad 381566870 Phone (250)392-0490

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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

FSBO: Waterfront lot + cabin on gorgeous Jim Lake, 0.83 acres, near Green Lake. VERY private (3 lots on lake), great fishing to 10 lb, extensive snowmobile/ATV trails. Great swimming, cozy 360 s/f insulated cabin, propane cooktop/fridge/lights, wood cookstove. Seasonal, rough 4X4 road access, or float plane. $225,000. See www.http://bchomesfor sale.com/view/70-mile/frank

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Antiques / Classics

Cars - Sports & Imports

Recreational/Sale

Sport Utility Vehicle

Trucks & Vans

Boats

2004 Montana 5th Wheel 32 feet, 3 slides, satelite dish, Polar package, Very clean. $28,500. (250)296-9109

1996 Chevy Blazer LT

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

2001 Crestliner

Quiet one bedroom apt., downtown, n/s, n/p, ref/req. (250)398-7899

Cottages / Cabins WILLIAMS LAKE- 1 bdrm cottage in Commodore Heights, F/S, W/D. NP/NS. Avail Now. $625. Call 250-989-4711. ejbjb@shaw.ca

Duplex / 4 Plex Duplex on S. Lakeside, avail. July 1st, small 2bdr., w/d, f/s, yard, quiet area. $550/mo. + util., (250)296-4375

Misc for Rent Management Company with a variety of apartments available immediately, ref/req. but will supply excellent rental units. (250) 305-4970.

Homes for Rent 2 bdrm. duplex with F/S included. Please call (250)3927617. 3-4 bdr. house on acreage, 12 min. from W.L., bsmt., 2 bath, sundeck, n/s, references required. $1200/mo. Evenings (250)398-2805 3 bdrm home, clean, quiet responsible party wanted. N/S, N/P. $900 + utilities. W/D extra (250)392-4314 3-bdrm. house in city, Lakeview, lg deck & yard,n/p, n/s, f/s, r/r. $900/mo. Avail June 15 (250)392-3469 COUNTRY home 12 minutes from town, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. $1375 month. References required. Please email weezybennett@gmail.com with a convenient time to contact you.

Suites, Lower 1bdr. ground level suite, single person only, n/p, n/s inside, incl. w/d, cable, & util. $675/mo. Avail. July 1st (250)267-8411 2bdrm. new bsmt. suite, Pigeon Ave. $695/mo. w/d, yard. (250)392-9119 Daylight 1bdr. suite, f/s, blinds, n/s, n/p, quiet working people preferred. Avail. immed. $600/mo. includes utilities. (250)392-4059

Suites, Upper 3bdrm top floor n/s n/p $1000./month utilities included r/r (250)305-1213 New spacious 1 bdrm. suite, nice lake view, radiation floor heat with own control, laundry hook ups n/s n/p, r/r. $800/mo. inc. util. (250)398-6111 Small 2bdr. suite at 150 Mile $725/mo. includes heat & hydro, n/p, r/r. avail. immed. (250)296-3131

1987 Porsche 944 Very good condition. 120,000 miles. Texas car. No rust. Carfax and maintenance records available. $6,900. Ph. (250)398-7372

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1993 Mazda MX6

2.5L, standard, 150,000kms, Runs great, full body kit, HID headlights, New clutch, Bucket racing seats, Metallic blue.

$4000. Phone (250)267-2020

Off Road Vehicles

2009 550 YAMAHA GRIZZLY

Holley 670 CFM Street Avenger 4BBL Carburetor. Fits chevy small block & comes with 2” Aluminum carb spacer. Asking $300. (250)267-3912

Only 69 hours & 813 kms. Extras inc. - 27 inch oversize tires, winch, passenger seat/storage. MINT! $8,200. Phone (250)392-2556

Cars - Domestic

Recreational/Sale

Drive a little Save a lot Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suv’s, 4x4’s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repo’s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Don’t miss the huge savings. Sat, June 9th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC. 1988 Chevy Sprint 5spd., looks decent, runs great, reliable, 55mpg, driven daily. $1,250. (250)296-3272

2004 WESTWIND 19’ Lite WT185 Axles flipped, Rubber roof, bunk over double bed. Like new. $9,900. OBO (250)392-4148

$6500. obo (250)392-5900 or (250)267-6123 cell

2006 BMW X5 Executive Edition 3.0i , fully loaded with only 60,000kms. Immaculate condition. A Must See! $26,000. (250) 392-5764.

Transportation

Antiques / Classics

MOVING SALE Cash & Carry Private Collection of 75 vintage cars and trucks. Misc parts & pieces also.

Saturday, June 9 & Sunday, June 10 10am to 6pm Highway 97 & Fox Mountain Rd

(the old Adams Wrecking Yard)

Call 250-398-0398 for details Toonie Admission Charge all proceeds to the Child Development Centre

1998 Honda Civic EX 224k, runs well, normal wear and tear for age, one owner, two sets of mounted tires, one set of mags. $3995 (250)392-4658

Slumber Queen 1999 Adventurer 20ft. Trailer Nice layout, bright int., sleeps 4, bathroom with shower, f/s c/w oven, a/c, awning, stereo, hitch, sway bars. Great shape! $8,500. o.b.o. (250)392-6704

Wildwood 2007

27’ ft. Travel Trailer. Sleeps 8, bunk beds, Seven year warranty on all appliances, 12 year warranty on roof, fully transferable.

Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suv’s, 4x4’s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repo’s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Don’t miss the huge savings. Sat, June 9th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC.

Asking $19,500.00 (250)392-4325

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

1970 Chevy Pick Up Nice shape, good running order. (250)392-5757

1999 Geo Metro 1 Litre engine 5 speed, 40,000kms on rebuilt engine and clutch. One owner, clean little car, needs nothing, stereo, new front brakes. $2,350. o.b.o. (250)303-0941 2004 Pontiac Vibe, comes with brand new studded winter tires and rims, excellent running condition, great on fuel, 227,00kms standard transmission please call 250-398-4129 $4200

Sport Utility Vehicle 2001 10’ Frontier Camper large fridge, stove with oven, North South Queen bed, furnace, bathroom, excellent condition. $9,000.o.b.o. Phone (250) 392-3379.

Wanted: Small travel trailer, or windup tent trailer, good cond. Please call (250)392-5051

2005 Dodge Caravan Reduced! Silver, excellent condition, summer tires, brand new winter tires, 128,000 kms, auto, 7 passenger, A/C, power locks, power locks, and power mirrors. $6,500 OBO (250)392-3969

‘85 Chevy Silverado 3/4 ton, 6.2 diesel, auto, 2 w/d, hitch, wired for trailer and camper, front chrome guard, needs battery and minor work. $1200.00 Phone (250)392-6192 evenings

Boats 12ft. Lund aluminum boat, good shape, no dents or leaks. $700. o.b.o. (250)392-2891

Chris Craft Bow Rider 1992 22ft., 350 Windsor motor. In great condition, very well maintained, brand new stereo system. $11,000. Phone (250)296-4788

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1995 26.55 Bayliner-Cierra. 5.7 Mercury inboard/outboard. Comes with 9.9 Mariner and steering arm. GPS/depth sounder, elec. down rigger, dual battery system, anchor and much more. Shorelander galvanized tandem trailer. $29,000 OBO. 250-2676001

1998 F150 XLT

1987 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER

FJ70 diesel, this rare unit has been stored under cover and received regular maintenance. It is sound and in excellent condition. Very little offroad use. 399,000kms.

$14,000. (250)392-5660 2002 Wilderness 25’ Trailer Excellent condition Sleep 4-6, Queen master bed, two 30lb propane tanks, with cover, ducted furnace, outside shower, awning. $9,500. obo (250)392-3661

20’ Sangster 165 Merc Cruise New floor, easy loader trailer included. Runs good, easy on fuel. 3/4 hard top and convertible back. $3500. obo (250)398-6650

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Townhouses 3bdr. townhouse located near university, excellent family unit. (250) 302-9934.

2004 Mazda LX MPV Automatic, Sage colour, Seats 7, Loaded, Roof racks, 6 cd changer, summer & winter tires on rims. $4800. (250)398-5986

16.5 ft. alum. boat 45 Honda 4 stroke, sounder, bilge pump, anchor, paddles, electric 30 lb trolling motor with new battery, very comfortable seating, EZ load trailer, all in excellent condition. $8,000. Call Gerry (250)392-7884

Trucks & Vans

1988 Ford Elite

351 V8, sleeps six, excellent condition, six new tires, 2 new batteries last season. Will to trade for approx 22’ Travel Trailer with queen bed, have cash for difference.

150,000 kms on replacement engine, p/w, p/l, a/c, new stereo system, leather interior, incl. four winter tires, $3,500. Call (250)296-0114

2003 Chev Trail Blazer Loaded, 4x4, light green ext./beige int., automatic, exc. condition 113,000kms, alarm system. Asking $10,000. o.b.o. Phone (250)398-9396 Ask for Sheila.

4x4, no rust or damage, power locks, mirrors, windows. Air, tilt, cruise, running boards. New starter, trans, tires.

$5,400. 250-742-3258

1999 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4, reg. cab, 182,000km, as-iswhere-is, needs cylinder repair. $3,700. o.b.o. Call (250)305-7620

2004 Chev Silverado 6.0 L engine, 4x4, extended cab, 200,000kms. Very good condition. $10,000. Call (250)305-0601

Open Houses

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ON NOW AT YOUR BC CHEVROLET BUICK GMC CADILLAC DEALERS. GM.ca 1-800-GM-DRIVE. Chevrolet, Buick, GMC & Cadillac are brands of General Motors of Canada. */â&#x20AC; /â&#x20AC;Ą Offers apply to the purchase of a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze LS (R7A), 2012 GMC Sierra Ext 2WD (1SA) and 2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS (R7A) equipped as described. Freight included ($1,495). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in the BC GM Dealer Marketing Association area only. Dealer order or trade may be required. GMCL, Ally Credit or TD Financing Services may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See GM dealer for details. â&#x20AC; 0% purchase financing offered on approved credit by TD Auto Finance Services/ Ally Financing Services for 84/72 months on new or demonstrator 2012 Cruze LS/2012 Sierra & 2012 Equinox LS. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 0% APR, the monthly payment is $119.05/ $138.89 for 84/72 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000.00. â&#x20AC;ĄBased on a 48 month lease. Rate of 0% advertised on new or demonstrator 2012 Cruze equipped as described. Annual kilometer limit of 20,000km, $0.16 per excess kilometer OAC by GM Financial. Monthly payments may vary depending on down payment/trade. Other lease options available. ÂĽKodiak package includes PDZ credit valued at $1,200 and PDJ credit valued at $350. Dealer trade may be required. Offer available to retail customers in Canada for vehicles delivered between May 1 and July 3, 2012. x$7,500 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit available on select 2012 GMC Sierra Ext (tax exclusive) for retail customers only. Other cash credits available on most models. ++Cruze Eco equipped with 6-speed manual transmission. Based on Natural Resources Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2012 Fuel Consumption Ratings for the Midsize Car class. Excludes hybrid and diesel models. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. ,ŠThe Best Buy Seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC, used under license. +For more information visit iihs.org/ratings. ÂĽÂĽ2012 GMC Sierra, equipped with available Vortecâ&#x201E;˘ 5.3L V8 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission and competitive fuel consumption ratings based on Natural Resources Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2012 Fuel Consumptions Guide and WardsAuto.com 2012 Large Pickup segment. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. Excludes hybrids and other GM models. â&#x2C6;&#x17E;OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery) wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.ca for OnStarâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Terms and Conditions,Privacy Policy and details and system limitations. Additional information can be found in the OnStar Ownerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Guide. **Comparison based on 2012 Wards segmentation: Middle/Cross Utility Vehicle and latest competitive data available, and based on the maximum legroom available. Excludes other GM brands.

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

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Williams Lake Tribune, June 07, 2012  

June 07, 2012 edition of the Williams Lake Tribune

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