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Garbage disposal puts workers at risk Cache Creek resident will be asked to put a little more effort into preparing their garbage for pickup each week. In response to a report from PublicWorks Superintendent Deb Channell, Council asked staff to come up with a plan to educate residents on how their garbage is to be presented for pickup. Channell told Council in her report that the highly physical job of garbage collection is made more difficult by people who leave their containers by their house for the worker to come and get, leave dangerous objects in their containers, or exceed their allowed volume. There is no means of enforcing compliance for the current 1991 bylaw. She said a musculoskeletal injury (MSI) assessment was conducted with WorkSafeBC that determined the current collection system puts the workers at a High Risk of injury. Council considered that they may eventually have to change to a system similar to Ashcroft’s where the truck itself lifts the standardized garbage container.

Oh, Canada!

Ashcroft and area residents took full advantage of the sunshine and warm temperatures to celebrate Canada Day at the pool park. Flags were waved, hot dogs ate and O Canada was sung in both languages - one at a time.

RCMP use spike belt to stop erratic driver RCMP had to use a spike belt on Hwy 97 near Clinton to stop a Quesnel driver who had ignored several orders to stop and was endangering the lives of those around him. On June 27 at 4 pm police received several complaints about an erratic southbound vehicle, including one from the 100 Mile House RCMP who had attempted to stop it on Hwy 97. The complaints indicated that the vehicle was driving erratically, travelling at excessive speeds, and had endangered the lives of several highway workers as it sped through a construction zone. The vehicle was relocated by Central Interior Traffic Services officers at the 59 Mile Cafe and a spike belt was laid across the highway as the driver continued to refuse to pull over. The tires were deflated and the driver and vehicle ended up in the ditch. A 41 year old Quesnel man was arrested and turned over to 100 Mile House RCMP for tickets that included excessive speed and vehicle impound. No alcohol was involved.

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Clinton and Area Community Forest (CACFOR) Public Open House July 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm Clinton Memorial Hall The Clinton and Area Community Forest Committee extends an invitation to the people of Clinton and the surrounding area, to attend an open-house meeting. The open house will be a chance to review and discuss: s0ROPOSED#OMMUNITY&OREST-APS s-ANAGEMENT0LANAND"USINESS0LAN The meeting will be held in an informal setting, where there will be an opportunity to become familiar with the proposed Community Forest. -EMBERSOFTHECOMMITTEEWILLBEAVAILABLETO answer any questions. Following the public open-house meeting, there will be an opportunity for written comment and we welcome letters of support. A survey is available at the Village OfďŹ ce, and we would appreciate anyone stopping in to ďŹ ll it out. For more information call Heidi at (250) 459-2261. We need your input and support.

Distracted by scenery June 23 at 3 pm RCMP received a report of a single vehicle accident on Hwy 97C near the Mesa Vista Dr. turnoff after an Idaho driver ran into the cement barricade while looking at the river below instead of the road. The 65 year old man from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho was not injured but his 2004 Dodge pickup had to be towed.

Marijuana plants seized June 23 RCMP investigated a report of a small grow op at a residence on the Ashcroft Reserve. The 54 year old owner of the residence was co-operative and surrendered the nine small marijuana plants when asked to. The plants were destroyed. No charges will be laid.

Long drive, small space June 23 at 10:30 pm RCMP assisted a 40 year old Smithers man who asked for their help to convince his passenger, a 25 year old Smithers woman, to get back into his car so they could continue their trip from Vancouver to Smithers. The woman left the vehicle parked at the Husky after the two had an argument. She planned to take the Greyhound Bus the rest of the way to Smithers but found she couldn’t get a ticket for the bus until the next day. The two continued

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June 23 RCMP received a report of an attempted break and enter of a tool shed at a residence on Sunvalley Cres. in Cache Creek. The incident happened the evening of June 20 when a window in the shed was pried open, but not enough for anyone to gain entrance.

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zone. The 63 year old Vancouver man was given a ticket for excessive speed and his car was impounded for

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June 23 at 11 pm Interior Roads requested the RCMP’s assistance with traffic control at the intersection of Hwy 97C and Cornwall Rd. after a torrential downpour caused a mudslide at the intersection by the bridge.

Refusal nets impound June 24 at 2 am a Traffic Services officer stopped a Chevrolet Cobalt on Hwy 1 by Quartz Rd. The officer detected an odour of liquor on her breath but the 42 year old Cache Creek woman refused to provide a breath sample for the roadside sobriety test. She was given a 24 hour driving suspension and her vehicle was impounded for 90 days.

June 27 RCMP investigated damage to a car parked at a residence on Barnes St. in Ashcroft after the 38 year old owner discovered deep, deliberate scratch marks on the hood and driver’s side of her 2003 Cavalier. The damage occurred some time the night before.

Tossing money around June 27 while patrolling on Hwy 1 in Cache Creek, a Traffic Services officer noticed $20 bills floating in the air and an RBC debit card and wallet on the ground nearby. He found a Yukon Drivers License in the wallet and was able to track down the owner, a 55 year old Whitehorse man, at the nearby A&W. The driver was very happy to have his wallet and its contents returned to him.

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Porsche impounded June 24 at 2 pm a Traffic Services officer stopped a Porsche 911 on Hwy 1 near the Kumsheen Rafting Resort in Lytton after it was seen travelling at 151 kph in the 100 kph

Long time member gets Life Membership Ashcroft Legion member Flo Berry was recently the recipient of a Life Membership Award, presented to her by George Cooke, Past President of the Ashcroft Branch 113 of the Royal Canadian Legion. “Thank you Legion members,â€? said Berry who received her 35 year pin from the Legion this year. “Also thanks to the Dart Club for their contributions. This award is most deďŹ nitely appreciated!â€? she said.

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Water plans precede new filtration plant Dale Johnson asked Ashcroft Council why they would be considering water restrictions when the Thompson River is full of nothing but water. “If I conserve 1,000 gallons this year, will it be there next year?” he asked at Council’s June 25 committee of the whole meeting. “We have a river running through town,” he said, “let’s use it.” “If we’re going to conserve water because of the costs to get that water to my property, let’s say so,” he said. “I can buy that, but I’m not just going to conserve water in order to conserve it.” Mayor Andy Anderson replied that conversatons with Interior Health has made it clear that “We’re getting to a point where we need to improve filtration for our

drinking water.” Turbidity in the river where the water comes from is climbing, and bacteria adheres to the turbidity. He said a new filtration plant for Ashcroft would cost $8$10 million. The Village would have to source provincial and federal grants in order to pay for the plant and those grants require that the municipalities have plans in place for water conservation. “Water is the most important commodity in the world,” said Anderson. “We use way more water here than we need to to keep the lawn green. We don’t want to build a filtration plant bigger than we need.” He said Council is still listening for feedback to their proposed restrictions, but he doesn’t think anyone will go without the water they need.

Kevin Ryan from Blue Green Architecture Inc. and Adrienne Teague, Branch Head for the Cache Creek Library, at the TNRD open house last week for the new Cache Creek Library building plans.

Construction to begin this month Following an open house on June 25 to present the new Cache Creek Library plans to the public, TNRD administrator Sukh Gill, architect Kevin Ryan and other TNRD staff spoke to Council. Gill told them that

they are in final negotiations with the successful contractor. Work on the 1,600 square foot building should begin by the end of July and be finished by March 2013. Architect Ryan pointed out the library

will have a larger computer area than normal to reflect that libraries are becoming more of a drop in centre these days as opposed to a place to just check out books. The design is “Very open, very airy, very bright,” he said.

Lions and Cache Creek CiB“tree-ify”their partnership The Ashcroft & District Lions Club and Cache Creek Communities in Bloom planted a Princeton Gold Maple tree together in the Cache Creek Community Park Friday morning. The joint venture was in keeping with CiB’s efforts to add to the village’s urban forestry and the Lions Clubs International to plant one million trees in the past year, as encouraged by Lions International President Wing-Kun Tam In fact, the international organization has planted 9.7 million trees between June 2011 and June 2012. L-R: Yvette May and Alice Crosson of Clinton Communities in Bloom, Carmen Ranta, Judy Davison and Mary Kim of Cache Creek Communities in Bloom, Ashcroft & District Lions president Darrell Rawcliffe and Lions Mavis Putnam, Henry Klassen, Inez Lopez, Ernie Kristoff, Vivian Edwards and Nick Lebedoff.

Council listens to Wellness opponents Ashcroft’s “Wellness Awaits You” brand was discussed at Council’s committee of the whole meeting on June 25 as proponents of a recent survey presented their results and asked Council to “revisit the brand.” The definition of wellness is vague, said Ray Bewza, and the “multi-coloured cow patties” are ugly. Bewza and Doreen Lambert attended the meeting with about 10 supporters and presented their survey which had been placed in eight area retail outlets and collected 221 signatures. Thirty-four, they said, agreed with the brand, 24 were undecided. The rest disagreed with it. Bewza asked Council why they abandoned the western theme recommended by the consultant company, Destination Development International (DDI). “It was accepted by everyone, including Council,” he said. Mayor Andy Anderson replied that DDI was not part of the brand development. The company came to explain the reasons for branding and the process to follow, but the actual development was left to a company called Flair Innovations. Flair conducted several public meetings and consulted with public inviduals and groups. Bewza said he knew about the meetings but didn’t know “they were going to switch directions.” “How do I explain to people in 10 words or less what wellness is?” asked Lambert. She said she had attended meetings of the branding committee and asked for a definition, which they didn’t provide. “It’s not the same for everybody,” Anderson replied. He added that the first consultant told them that a brand would take a number of years to be fully developed and accepted. “We were told that a successful brand will create a lot of resistance,” said Dave Durksen, who attended meetings with both DDI and Flair. He said the DDI consultant told them that there were already dozens of communities sporting a historic-themed brand. Someone in the public audience suggested that the brand be put to a vote right away. “If it has to go to a referendum in the future, then it will,” said Anderson. Council suggested that they attend the branding committee meetings to try and work on a compromise.


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The Maple Leaf Forever Canada Day is perhaps the only day when Canadians feel entirely comfortable with enthusiastic public displays of patriotism. Maybe it’s part of our Colonial legacy, or perhaps we shy away from the exuberance of our neighbours to the south, whose patriotism can be somewhat OTT, or “over the top”, as they say in Britain. Funnily enough, it was while living in Britain that I truly came to appreciate how much being Canadian meant to me. I’d always been proud of my country, of course, proud of its beauty, its people, its accomplishments, its worldwide reputation as a kind and generous and welcoming place. But I didn’t know how proud I was, and how much I missed my country, until the night of Aug. 3, 1996. I’d been living in England for four years. There had been the occasional trip back home, but days, even weeks, could pass without me seeing a mention of anything Canadian anywhere. On the night of Aug. 3, however, I was up late watching the Olympic Games from Atlanta. Against all odds, the Canadian men’s 4 x 100 metre relay team took the gold medal, and I was ecstatic. Indeed, I couldn’t have been more proud if I’d been their coach, or my brother had been on the team. It was dark in Atlanta—and well past midnight in England—when the gold medal was awarded. I watched the men come out in their red-and-white tracksuits, arms raised, step onto the podium, and receive their medals. Then the Maple Leaf rose on the centre pole at the end of the stadium, unfurling proudly at the top, as “O Canada” started playing, and I began to cry. This wasn’t a discreet tear rolling quietly down one cheek; these were great sobs of joy and pride as I heard my anthem again, that piece I knew so well and hadn’t heard in such a long time. I came back to Canada in 1997, and have heard the anthem countless times since then. I sing it a little more loudly now, to make up for all those times I couldn’t. Perhaps there really is no place like home. I’m so very happy that Canada was the country I got to come home to.

ANOTHER SEASON IN THE GROUND at Desert Hills Ranch in Ashcroft Our farm, Secret Gardens, has been taking a good bit of my time but alas…all is planted except for a few pumpkins and melons. In addition, my TNRD duties ramped up as of late beginning with my first Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) conference in Saskatoon. The FCM brings together about 1,800 politicians from all over Canada to make policy recommendations, network, and listen to our leaders - Mulcair, May, Rae - we even got a short video speech from Stephen Harper. Bill C-38, the Omnibus Budget Bill was the hot topic and a number of amendments were proposed. And none were approved in Ottawa as the majority Conservatives defeated all 159 amendments. On a better note, was the Ashcroft Rodeo fun or what! What a great job the

It has been carried over until these issues are sorted out - hopefully sooner than Steven Rice later. Area I Director The TV steverice53@msn.com series Mantracker was renewed with a revolunteers did, with a special Shout Out to Heather cent sneak preview being held in the Barriere area. for leading the charge. Much of its filming will The time and effort put be done in the area. into this incredible event TNRD has a number must have been overof other film projects on whelming. Well done! the go including the GerMy first parade ever, and what a parade it was! man production, Gold, which will be filming (Except, I ran out of around the Clinton area. candy! In the middle of The Film Commission the parade!! Some kids is also close to getting a were not impressed.) great new website up and The TNRD has been running so you can check trying to establish a danout all the ongoing film gerous dog bylaw for projects. rural areas, which is Summer approaches much more difficult than with sunshine, fresh fruit it sounds. We have come and vegetables, rafting, up with some questions fishing and wildlife. What about enforcement so a beautiful slice of heaven this very emotional issue on Earth. will turn another chapter.

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The 3rd Annual Ashcroft Hellclimb on June 23 had some seasoned racers as well as some aspiring ones battling the 18 km climb up towards Logan Lake from Ashcroft. With Ian Fillinger making it to the top of the hill in only 57 minutes, the pace was set. Wayne Little was the second to the top, with Raymond Nyuli and Shawn Wenger cresting shortly after that. Continuing along the flats on top another 20 km to the turn around point, most met up with an ugly black rainstorm that definitely put a damper on the ride. The temperature also dropped dramatically. Coming back down the hill had speeds much less than the usual 80+ kph due to the puddles and pelting rain. Back in Ashcroft, prizes were given out and now we hope for nicer weather for next year!! Wayne Little

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problems that I, and millions of others do when it comes to food addiction. Or perhaps I should say junk addiction, because it’s not real food that’s the issue. It’s the processed crap that passes for food in the grocery store and often has little or no nutritional value whatsoever. “I stick to the outside perimeter of the store when I go grocery shopping,” my friend told me recently. “Haven’t you ever noticed that all the packaged stuff that our bodies don’t need is in the middle aisles?” I have noticed that, and I’ve had that pointed out to me many times. Yet just because you know the facts doesn’t mean you’ll make wise

decisions. Any smoker can tell you that. As I mentioned, I’m tired of feeling like junk, so I’m not putting any more of it into my body. No more pop, candy, processed foods or anything else that ends up making me feel gross. It’s easy to say these words in a moment of strength, but what will I do when I get that overwhelming desire to self-sabotage like I always do? My plan is to write about the experience in a journal and record everything I consume on MyFitnessPal.com, a free diet and fitness site supporting people with health goals. to know the reason I deliberately spoil my well-laid plans, and the trick to conquering this behaviour. I think it’s different for everyone, but if anyone wants to share what worked for them, please contact me at loriwelbourne.com Knowledge is power, and I’m ready to accept any advice that will help me climb out of my garbage can. Lori Welbourne is a syndicated columnist. You can read her blogs and columns and watch her videos at LoriWelbourne.com


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Loon Lake addresses confuse computer system I hope everyone has enjoyed our June monsoon season. The rain has made the valley greener than usual by washing away a lot of dust and dead vegetation, and has refilled some of the waterholes as well. Now we are all ready for sun and hot.

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The Queen’s Jubilee has led my thoughts back to a lovely June day many years ago. It was the day of the Queen’s coronation – June 2, 1953. That was the year there was a school at Loon Lake – located at what is now the Sands Ranch. The Ebert family who owned the ranch then made available two of their cabins – one for the school and the other for the teacher to live in. The school opened in September 1952 with about 12 children. In those days children walked to school. From our house the distance was about 6 km – depending on which route we took. Going home was often a slower trip than getting to school. On the coronation day we were all given a half day school holiday and a gilded souvenir medal. What I remember clearly is the group of us walking back along the dusty Loon Lake Road throwing the medals up in the air and catching them.

The coins glinted so nicely in the sunshine. Barbara Hendricks The coin has long ago been ful and apologetic and they mislaid but the memory of that sunny after- keep saying “we have entered your information into noon walk home remains. the system, and we keep entering it every time you call Change of Address woes A year ago Canada Post – but the system rejects it.” No wonder the system reinformed us that they were changing the way mail was jects it. The telephone numto be addressed to us along bers at Loon Lake have a Loon Lake Road. They also 459 prefix – this means that informed us that after June Loon Lake Road is in Clin2012 all mail not correct- ton according to the Telus ly addressed, using the new system. To find phone numaddress, would not be de- bers for Loon Lake residents livered. This meant that we you need to use the Williams had to inform everyone to Lake directory and look change our mailing address under Clinton. According to to our street number. For the Telus “system” we are some contacts this has been nowhere near Cache Creek a problem – some don’t have – which is true, we are not. a category for change of ad- The system cannot accept that Loon Lake Road is both dress but not moved. Telus has been the most in Clinton and at the same problematic. I have in fre- time in Cache Creek. Somequent contact with them in thing I also understand – berecent months to correct the cause we are not in either mailing address on my bill. place – we are at Loon Lake. I wish bureaucracies Yet each month the bill arrives with the wrong address. were as clear thinking as the At first the city was wrong – Telus system. Now I wonder the bill was sent to Clinton. if I will get a bill delivered When they finally got the by Canada Post for June? Cache Creek part right – it Attacking noxious weeds was back to RR 1. The TNRD has been I have now had many very pleasant and long con- working in the past months versations with staff at to reduce the spread of the Telus. They are very help- spotted knapweed along the

roadside through the release of several insects which attack various parts of the knapweed. This is a very welcome effort and I hope that the biological controls succeed. Meanwhile everyone is reminded to remove knapweed and Dalmatian toadflax from their property to reduce the spread of these noxious weeds. Be sure to get the roots out and all the flower head so there are no seeds to start more next year. Spotted knapweed is the pinkisk flowering plant along the roadside while Dalmatian toadflax has tall spikes of yellow flowers.

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Trees sprouting up Out in the garden the wet weather has resulted in my finding a large number of fir and spruce seedlings in the strangest places. Fortunately the cool temperatures also permit transplanting with some success so I am still moving things about the yard. Fresh picked salad greens are being harvested and the first pea pods and tomatoes are forming. A few ripe strawberries have been seen but the robins have enjoyed them before I got to them. In return I am enjoying the songs of the robin from the tree tops in my garden so I think it is fair trade.

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Patricia Lenore Foster 1929 - 2012

It is with great regret and sadness that the Foster family must announce the passing of our wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Patricia Lenore Foster on June 23, 2012 at Red Deer, Alberta. Pat passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Regional Hospital following a brief illness after having visited one last time with her loved ones. Pat and her husband Norm lived in Okotoks from 1954 – 1982 then retired to Chemainus, B.C. on Vancouver Island. They then moved to Ashcroft where Pat was an avid part of the community and spent the better part of her time tending to her huge garden. They stayed in Ashcroft for the better part of 19 years and recently moved to the town of Olds. Pat finished her working career teaching at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School after having been a teacher at the Okotoks High School for many years. Pat was predeceased by her sons Bob in 2001 and Dave in 2002. She leaves behind her husband of 63 years Norm, her sons Mike (Marsha) and Gord, her daughter Cheryl (Jack). She also leaves 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. As per Pat’s wishes there will not be a service. In lieu of flowers the family asks that well wishers make a donation to either the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Society in memory of Pat. Heartland Funeral Services Ltd. Olds entrusted with arrangements. 403-5078610 www.heartlandfuneralservices.com

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Ashcroft and District Fall Fair Contact Person: Janna 250-457-6614 Contact Person: Jessica 250-453-2352

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St. Alban’s Anglican Church Hall, 501 Brink Street Tel: 250-453-9909 or 250-453-2053 - All Welcome

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Ashcroft/Cache Creek Volunteer Chapter Phone 250-374-8307

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Contact Person: Fred Dewick

Phone 250-453-2415

Ashcroft & District Tennis Association

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Contact Person: Maria Russell Martin Phone 250-453-9391

Ashcroft Apartment & Motel

Sage & Sand Pony Club

District Commissioner: Sandy Agatiello sageandsandspc@hotmail.com

Ashcroft-Cache Creek Rotary Club

Contact Person: Denise Fiddick Phone 250-453-9547

Desert Spokes Cycle Society Phone 250-457-9348

Ashcroft Curling Club Phone 250-453-2341 Ashcroft & District Rodeo Association Phone: 250-457-9390

Ashcroft Volunteer Fire Department Phone 250-453-2233

Cache Creek Volunteer Fire Department Phone 250-457-9967

South Cariboo Sportsmen Assc. #3366 Attn: Marian Pitt, Box 341, Ashcroft BC V0K 1A0

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Historic Hat Creek Ranch Contact: Jack Jeyes

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Kinsmen Club of South Cariboo Contact Person: Dave 250-453-9062

Cache Creek Recreation Society Contact Person: Jackie

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Winding Rivers Arts and Performance Society

The “Purpose of Sunday” Car Club

Contact Person: Ann Belcham 250-453-9417

President: Tom Lowe 240-457-6564

Canadian Red Cross - Health Equipment Loan Program (H.E.L.P.)

SCI Thompson River, B.C. Chapter

Desert Bells Handbell Choir

Ashcroft Yoga Group

Sage Sound Singers Adult Community Choir Michelle Reid 250-457-9676

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Cache Creek Communities in Bloom Committee Carmen Ranta 250-457-9119

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serious physical, mental or tre. Watch for it! The next General meeting is Sept. 20 emotional harm or damage at the Seniors Centre 217 Smith Ave. folto or loss of aslowing a noon Potluck lunch. Come and sests. Summer is officially here! June 20 signalled the joinus! Fees are $15 annually. We can help first day Happy Birthday to Harvey Guenther to reverse this of sumClinton Seniors Association on July 18. by being aware. mer. We Zee Chevalier There all anticiNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING pate good are clues that adult ZONING BYLAW NO. 497, 2012 weathabuse or neglect may be occurring er for gardening and holiday travTAKE NOTICE that in accordance with Section el and spending time under the sun in our circle of family or friends. 890 of the Local Government Act, the Council of The notice stated that the Village of Clinton will hold a public hearing relaxing in our own backyard. Of A person may be seen only rare- LETTERS from p. 5 the club has a number of to receive submissions concerning the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Village of course we look for a balance be- ly in the neighbourhood. That perClinton Zoning Bylaw 497, 2012â&#x20AC;?. tween sun and showers, for mois- son may appear to be fearful of cer- other places where they also post their inThe purpose of the Bylaw is to replace the existing tain family members or friends or formation and they would focus on using ture is needed as well. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Village of Clinton Zoning Bylaw No. 439, 2007â&#x20AC;? We want good weather for the caregivers and may appear to have these legal means to communicate to the with the proposed â&#x20AC;&#x153;Village of Clinton Zoning Bylaw annual Yard Sale/Book and Bake frequent or unexplained injuries, residents. No. 497, 2012â&#x20AC;?. Sale which is underway as you read showing signs of declining health, If they feel their plant sales, dinners or The proposed bylaw is as follows: and/or physical appearance. this. A bylaw to establish zones and regulate the use of other projects arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t well received in the land, Buildings and structures within the zones. Take action....tell someone you wider community then perhaps it has more Clinton Seniors Association Time of Hearing: 6:00 p.m. trust who you think can help. If pos- to do with the recent disrespect and intolermembers were proud to accept a Date of Hearing: Thursday, July 12, 2012 sible, talk to the adult first. white ribbon on May Parade Day. ance the club has shown towards the comPlace of Hearing: Clinton Memorial Hall, 306 All adults, particularly sen- munity at Loon Lake. Thank you to all those who created Lebourdais, Clinton, B.C. iors, should feel safe and valued in the winning float. Written submissions regarding the proposed bylaw Either way it would behove â&#x20AC;&#x153;the secreOne of our oldest and dearest the community, respected and free may be submitted at the public hearing, or should be taryâ&#x20AC;? to take note that there are signs on our members has passed away. Marj from abuse and neglect. received in the Village of Clinton OfďŹ ce, P.O. Box 309, 1423 Cariboo Highway, Clinton, B.C., V0K A booklet has been published by new group mail boxes which state â&#x20AC;&#x153;No noDrayton will be greatly missed. Sin1K0, (facsimile number 250-459-2227), forty-eight the Canadian Grandparents Rightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tices, stickers or graffiti. Violators will be cere condolences to all the family. hours prior to the hearing. No further information Association for people who want prosecuted.â&#x20AC;? World Elder Abuse Awareness or representation can be considered by the Village of Posting notices in the way that has been to know more about understanding Day was on June 15. We are urged Clinton Council after the public hearing. laws that apply to children and famto work together to stop adult abuse done is not only vandalism, it detracts from A copy of the proposed bylaw may be inspected from and neglect. Adult abuse is any ac- ilies, Family Law in B.C., parent- the appearance of the community and the the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, except Statutory Holidays, at the Village of Clinton tion which causes harm to another. al alienation and chile/elder abuse, roadside and should be stopped. Canada OfďŹ ce, 1423 Cariboo Highway, Clinton, B.C. from It can be financial, physical, sex- and where to get help. The booklet Post has also informed me that they would June 26, 2012 to July 12, 2012. ual or psychological. Neglect is the is titled The Childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Right to Love. prefer us to pay for their services and donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Heidi C. Frank failure to provide necessary care, Copies will soon be available at the agree with other usages of their property. Chief Administrative OfďŹ cer assistance or attention that causes library and from the Seniors Cen-

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Targeting individuals for removing the clubs postings, which flap in the wind from the sides of the mail boxes in the 2100 block is out of place. Such action should instead be thanked as it serves to save the club from being prosecuted by Canada Post and maintains an attractive appearance along the road. And for that, you are welcome. It is also the job of the letter carrier to remove all posting from the private property of Canada Post letter boxes. Denice Hart Loon Lake

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July 03, 2012 edition of the Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal