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Caution urged as water recedes By Barb Brouwer MARKET NEWS STAFF

An unfamiliar symbol appeared Wednesday on Environment Canada’s Internet weather forecast page for the Shuswap. It is the sun. And after near-record rainfall in June, the future is looking brighter – and hotter. While heat will speed up high-altitude snowpack melt, David Campbell of the BC River Forecast Centre says mid-level snowpacks are gone

and he expects upper level packs, which are only 40 per cent of their former size, to melt without causing more flooding in Shuswap River. The dry sunny weather predicted for the next several days will see water levels steadily dropping. Shuswap Lake will remain on flood watch until the water level drops by another 15 to 20 centimetres, something Campbell believes will happen this weekend, or early next week. City of Salmon public works manager John Rosenberg says he figures

the lake has dropped about six inch- first place. es and guesses it will drop by the “I think a lot of stuff was sitting on same amount over the weekend. shore a metre or metre and a half “By Monday, we may be down higher than normal water levels,” about a foot,” he says. “Evaporation said Rosenberg. One victim of wave action was the is gonna make up for the snow melt large, carved salmon that sat on the if we any kind of heat.” Rosenberg says staff have already breakwater in Salmon Arm Bay and begun the long, slow process of was knocked off its perch. “It was in Monday’s photos and cleaning up the debris the water was found floating near the marina leaves behind. Canoe Beach is littered with de- Tuesday morning,” Rosenberg says, bris, brought into shore by the same wave action that took normally out- See Salmon on page 2 of reach items out into the lake in the

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Man killed climbing Albas What was supposed to be a fun vacation turned deadly. According to Chase RCMP Sgt. Gary Heebner, the body of a 23-year-old Regina, Sask. man was pulled from the foot of Albas Falls Tuesday night. Heebner says the man had been houseboating with a group of people before deciding to climb the falls.

According to Heebner, the man is reported to have lost his footing on wet rock surface near the top of the falls. “He fell through two sets of falls before landing,” says Heebner, adding the man was dead by the time he reached bottom. The family has requested that the man’s name not be released.

noting the salmon is at public works where it will be assessed and repaired or revarnished as necessary. As well, efforts are being made to locate the carver. Other than the salmon, Rosenberg says 24 Salmon Arm has done Flavours! relatively well in terms of damage – at least Island Farms what has been revealed Ice Cream so far. • Fruit Sundaes “We virtually went # One victim of wave action was the large, carved salmon that sat on the • REAL Banana Splits unscathed, other than breakwater in Salmon Arm Bay and was knocked off its perch. Public • Milkshakes (with real milk) • All Beef Hot Dogs the federal wharf in Ca- works is assessing the damage to see if it can be repaired. 3710 TC Hwy., West, • Kurts - Bratwurst Salmon Arm noe,” he says. “It’s defi1-250-832-7550 nitely lifted from its pil- munity or private water “The last message is with a laugh, “but you Get your licks on a.m. - 9 p.m. daily ings but we’re hoping it systems, residents yes, you can expect to- won’t be able to see the this side of town! 3 8Lo LLocations Loca oca cati tion ti onss to to sserve erve er v yyou ve o will settle back down. It should call their pur- tal coliform and E.coli sun because of the mosCowlick Hours: looks like a mini roller- veyors to ask about the in water, but the bigger quitoes.” 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. coaster.” potability of their wa- hazard is the large What remains hidden ter. amount of debris on is the state of the shore“Particularly in Mara surface and subsurface line and the grass at Lake, there is increased of the lakes,” says FerCanoe Beach, which turbidity following the guson, noting swimhas been underwater for two flash floods,” says mers just need to avoid a couple of weeks. Ferguson of the level of swallowing the water The beach remains particulate in the water. to avoid problems with closed to the public, as “It’s not the turbidity, .. “Try to make sure does the federal wharf. it’s what the sediment is you’re swimming in an Dan Ferguson, assis- concealing or bringing area that doesn’t have tant director health pro- with it.” debris.” tection for Interior Ferguson says two As to the cause of Health, says in terms of well-known culprits are the flooding, Environpublic safety, there are crypto sporidium and ment Canada warning two important pieces of giardia, both parasites preparedness meteoinformation. destroyed when water is rologist Doug LunThe first is dquist says that that no one while rainfall “We virtually went unscathed, should be in “monsoonother than the federal wharf in drinking unal” June did Canoe. It’s definitely lifted from treated surface not break any its pilings but we’re hoping it will water at any records, it was settle back down. It looks like a time of the well above mini rollercoaster.” year – anynormal rainfall John Rosenberg where in B.C. levels of 63 “There are mm for the enany number of tire month. pathogens in the water,” brought to and kept at a The weather station he says emphatically. rolling boil for one min- at Salmon Arm Airport “If it’s untreated water ute. recorded 124 mm of from a creek, river or “If we were to sam- rain in June, compared lake, don’t drink it – ple any surface water to 128 mm in June ever.” body in B.C., we 2007. The second piece of would not be surprised It was second place information Ferguson to find two indicator to for rainfall at the would like residents to organisms in the water station near Salmon know is that flooding at any time – total coli- Arm wharf, where 94 brings an increased risk form and E. coli,” he mm fell, second only to water supply, and pri- adds. “Typically with to the 95 mm that fell vate wells that have flood events, we have in June 2007. been comprised should increased potential for While the immedibe disinfected. E.coli due to potential ate future looks hot Following disinfec- flooding of agriculture, and sunny, Lundquist tion, water samples septic fields and what- has two cautions: sumshould be taken to ever’s running from mer, particularly July, Ecotech Laboratories in the roads – moose or brings thunderstorms Kamloops or Caro En- dog feces. Whatever is and bugs in abunvironmental in Kelowna out there is now in the dance. for microbiological test- water.” “Summer is a wild ing to ensure their water The same precau- card, but hopefully the is safe to drink. tions apply – don’t rainy weather will stay 10th hA Ave & 10 10th hS St. S S.W. WS Salmon l A Arm • 250-832-0441 250 832 0441 • piccadillyma i dill With respect to com- drink without boiling. away,” he says, adding

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Victims of flood want bridge Province: No plans to replace culvert. By Lachlan Labere MARKET NEWS STAFF

This time Swansea Point homeowners Glen and Linda Heming won’t be letting the province off the hook so easily. Last week the Hemings were busy removing truckload upon truckload of sand and debris from their front and back yards. Their Swansea Point Road residence was in the path of destruction left by Hummingbird Creek after it left its channel on the evening of Saturday, June 23, and came rampaging through the residential subdivision. Glen, who says the residence has been in his family since 1963, and who had recently finished renovating the place, says the foundation was compromised by the flooding water, which managed to fill his eight-foot-high basement. He says there is no insurance as it’s “an act of God,” and that seasonal residents do not qualify for disaster relief from the province. “We’re not permanent residents here so we don’t qualify,” Glen explained. “Most of the people here are in the same boat. So there’s no compensation.” So the Hemings are considering a class action suit which, as they explain, would be based on the fact that at one time, the B.C. government had planned to build a bridge over Hummingbird Creek instead of the culvert that was put in after an equally powerful debris

flow occurred in 1997. “We said they need a bridge there instead of a culvert,” says Glen. “The culvert is too small, they put steel rods in front of it to stop the trees from going down there – well that just made it dam quicker because nothing could go through it. What they need is a bridge so the material can continue going down the creek and into the lake.” Neighbour Dave Flemming wholeheartedly agrees a bridge may have lessened, if not prevented, the damage that occurred this time around. “It did exactly what it did in ’97 – it starts like pickup sticks against the culvert,” said Flemming. “And it starts to come over the road, and as soon as it started to come over the road the people who were here in ’97 said it’s going to flood again.” Across the road from the Hemings, Alpine Village Resort president Decker Shields is plodding around in gum boots, trying to deal with the damage done to 15 of the 18 residents impacted by the torrent. By a swimming pool filled with sand, and a residence that was pushed by water, concrete foundation and all, Shields explained he was in Swansea Point in 1997, and said he was surprised when the province replaced the former culverts with more of the same. “When they put the new culvert in, the first thing we were saying was, ‘This is like the old culvert,’” said Shields. “Why don’t they make two pillars, make it the same width as the creek bed, so if anything happens it stays in the creek bed for a longer term… “So I don’t know

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and former Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon discuss debris flows at Hummingbird Creek. The three posed for this 2004 photo after Falcon indicated the province would be prepared to commit $4 million towards construction of a debris basin and bridge over Hummingbird Creek. what’s going on but all options are open.” According to Swansea Point’s political representative, Columbia Shuswap Regional District Electoral Area E director Rhona Martin, the B.C. government had $4 million on-hand to build a bridge as well as catch basins. However, Martin says the government wanted to costshare maintenance of the basins with Swansea Point residents. This issue went to referendum and Swansea Point residents voted it down. “The reason the electorate turned it down is because the other debris basins in the province, the maintenance is paid for by the province. It is protecting the province’s infrastructure and it is protecting the highway,” said Martin. “So the people of Swansea Point questioned, why should we pay for it when other people don’t have to pay for it, and I can understand that is why they voted the way that they did.” Shuswap MLA George Abbott, who

worked with Martin on getting the province’s support for the proposed bridge and catch basins, confirmed that the works were shelved as a result of the referendum. “My recollection was the Ministry of Transportation was prepared to bear 100 per cent of the cost of the bridge and the debris basin, subject to there being a specified area created for the maintenance of the debris basin, and there was a very minor cost associated with that but… I know it was turned down in referendum by a local vote.” Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure spokesperson Kate Trotter says “the culvert at Hummingbird is still in place and, while it was blocked by debris during the recent floods, it was not damaged.” “Crews were able to quickly clear the inlet and restore flow through the culvert,” Trotter explained in an email. “The culvert is working properly and there are no plans to replace it with a bridge.”



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The rain let up and the sun smiled on the Canada Day opening of Captain Billie Louie and the Pirate of the Shuswap, the annual Villains and Vittles Dinner Theatre. Written and produced by Peter Blacklock, the play is an entertaining snippet Shuswap history – with a few unexpected and somewhat stretched embellishments. Talented and wellvoiced, Alaura Bibby, Hannah Gomme, Caleb Makortoff and Aidan Sparks bring the production to life in a most delicious way. Also tasty and served in generous portions, the pork roast dinner is a satisfying prelude to the play. Food is also featured in the July 8 Pioneer Day celebration of Salmon Arm’s rich history. Start the day with a pancake breakfast at Marjorie’s Tea Room from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and, if you’re still hun-

gry, get in on the pieeating contest. Kids can compete in a cupcakeeating version. The Chris Stevens Family Band will perform, as will local country duo Vicki and John, who will have you singing along to your favourite old-time country songs. Register at Pioneer Day or by calling the Village at 250-832-5243. This year the the whole family will enjoy the old-fashioned midway, where you can play games of chance and skill and win prizes. Visit the Kid’s Corner and make a special pioneer craft, colour or have your face painted. While at Pioneer Day take a free tour of Haney House, the gem of the village. The Shuswap Pioneer Tractor Club will offer wagon rides and there will be many demonstrations and displays of life in pioneer times. Visit the many antique collectors and vendors. Appointments can be arranged to have certi-

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FRIDAY, JULY 6 SAGA – Public Art Gallery presents “Historiscapes,” landscapes by Lazuline

(Lisa Figueroa/Linda Franklin/Tracey Kutschker). Opening reception for this July exhibition is a reception at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 7 NAZARETH – The Scottish boys are back in town, appearing at the Shaw

Centre following Scarecrow, who will perform at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7. Tickets are $34 for general seating or $39 for a place at a table on the floor. SUNNYBRAE ARTISTS – Group presents an Art Show and Sale at Sunnybrae Seniors Hall from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Refreshments will be available. Admission by donation.


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10:00 a.m. Services Sundays and Wednesdays 170 Shuswap Street S.E., Salmon Arm

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PIONEER DAYS – R.J. Haney Heritage Village’s annual event features family

fun, demonstrations, displays, pie-eating contest and entertainment, beginning with a pancake breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and including a pioneer lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets adults $6, children 5 to 13 $4 and children under 4 are admitted free. Call 250-832-5243. RICH MUSIC - Mike Shaver and Stephanie Webster of a Million Dollars in Pennies perform at 7 p.m. at Sunnybrae Hall as part of their cross-Canada bicycle tour. Tickets are $20 at Acorn Music or Synergy studio.

TUESDAY, JULY 10 MANY VOICES - The all adult Murwillumbah Philharmonic Choir from New South Wales, Australia perform in concert at First United Church at 7:30 p.m. Admission at the door is $12 adults, $10 seniors and students. For more information, call 250-832-3860 during weekday mornings.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 WOW – Wednesday On the Wharf features The F-Holes at 6:45 p.m. at Marine Park. Admission is by donation. Take a blanket or chair.


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MUSIC IN STORY & SONG – A third version of the Louisiana Hayride rolls into town with 26 new songs at 7 p.m. at the SASCU Rec Centre. Tickets are available at Wearabouts or Touch ‘A Texas.

SATURDAY, JULY 14 SALE – Blind Bay Hall hosts a Junk in Your Trunk Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Book a spot for $ 10. Call Kathy at 250-675-4698, or email Sandy@harris51@

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 WOW – Wednesday On the Wharf features The Callum Hughes Collective at

6:45 p.m. at Marine Park. Admission is by donation.

THURSDAY, JULY 19 SAGA – Coffee break from 2 to 4 p.m., with an artist talk by Lazuline at 2:30

p.m. Free coffee and cookies, admission is by donation.

MONDAY, JULY 23 SAGA WORKSHOP – Artists of all media are invited to a 5X7 workshop by Lisa

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Marine Park. Admission is by donation.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 WOW – Wednesday On the Wharf featuring Bananafish Dance Orchestra, at

6:45 p.m. at Marine Park. Admission is by donation.

OTHER EVENTS: SUNDAY, JULY 29 FLOOD FUNDRAISER – Askew’s Foods presents 2012 Musical Follies for

Shuswap Flood Relief at 7 p.m. at the SASCU Rec Centre, Entertainment, snacks, beverages and door prizes. Admission is minimum $10 donation at the door. Doors open at 6.

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Sunday Service: 10:30 a.m. Pastors Mel & Joyce Janzen 250 675-3839 or 250 835-8736 4409 Trans Can. Hwy., Tappen

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Sunday Family Worship - 10:00 a.m. Hillcrest School, 1180 20th Street S.E. Office - 331 4th Street N.E., 250 832-9142 Email: Lead Pastor: Pastor Ken Dryden

River of Life Community Church Pastor Reuben Pauls - 250 675-3636

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St. Mary’s Anglican/ United Church 1188 Trans Canada Hwy., Sorrento Ph. 250-675-2294 Tuesday Eucharist 10 a.m. The Rev. Bruce Chalmers SUNDAY WORSHIP - 10 am

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CATHOLIC CHURCHES Shuswap Lake Area Mass Time: SALMON ARM: St. Joseph’s 90 First Street SE Sat., 5:00 pm & Sun., 9:00 am SICAMOUS: Our Lady of Fatima Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. BLIND BAY: Our Lady of the Lake 2740 Fairway Hill Rd., Blind Bay Sunday, 11:15 a.m. CHASE: Blessed Sacrament Sunday, 9:00 a.m.



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Friday, July 6, 2012 Shuswap Market News

OPINION Harper remaking Canada in own image The Harper government had plenty to celebrate this Canada Day. The Conservatives have been busy in recent months, remaking Canada into the nation they’ve always dreamed of: one with a permanent underclass to provide an endless supply of cheap labour for the corporate elite. First, the Conservatives began dismantling Canada’s Old Age Security program, stripping away any hopes for an early retirement for the working class. The government then set to work on Employment Insurance, bringing forward a proposal that would see any worker with the audacity to lose their job forced to take any work that comes along. But the most devastating blow might be delivered by the changes to Canada’s mortgage rules coming on July 9. Home buyers will now need to put at least 20 per cent down, with the amortization period reduced to 25 years. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said the new rules are designed to reduce the risk of bank foreclosures. It’s hard to argue with that, as it’s hard to foreclose on something you don’t own. And that’s the one certainty these new rules will bring about: an end to the dream of home ownership for thousands of Canadians. Most first-time buyers will not qualify for a mortgage under the new rules. And with so many buyers now out of the market, housing prices are bound to take a hit. For a majority of Canadians, their home represents their largest single investment. That investment is now about to be significantly devalued, if not out of reach altogether. Not to worry, just tack a couple more years of minimum-wage work onto your golden years. But all is not lost. Parliament has now passed legislation making it easier to transport wine across provincial borders. And God knows Canadian workers have ample reason to want to drown their sorrows. Kelowna Capital News

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Kale for the table year round It was while I was sitting in my old Adirondack chair under the cherry tree in the front yard a couple of weekends ago, lamenting the fishing trip I’d planned for my two weeks of holidays that was blown out because of all the rain, that I realized how everything in the yard was so green and lush. The grass was, well green for change. The leaves on the trees were every shade of rich, luscious green you could imagine. The only thing in the whole yard that wasn’t green was my garden. The one where I planted nothing but potatoes last year, dug them up and hadn’t quite got around to planting anything at all this year. Yes, there were a couple of weeds that were green but, in general, the garden was but a 10 by 15-foot brownish-black rectangle that took up a good part of the yard at the side of the house. That was when I started thinking about kale. Actually, I was thinking that I had to go to the organic market to buy some kale to put in a shrimp stir fry for supper.

THE GREAT OUTDOORS James Murray My point being that I started thinking about my empty garden and kale at the same time. (I suppose I should also mention here that I consider gardening a part of the whole outdoor experience.) Kale is a dark green, leafy vegetable of the Brassica family that provides many nutrients, including beta carotene, vitamins K and C, lutein and calcium. Not only is kale a nutrient-rich, lowcalorie food, it is in its peak season during the winter months when fresh quality green foods can seem impossible to find. Kale is easy to grow and will self-seed once planted, thus providing food year after year with little care and attention. Aspiring “locavores” should note that

the purple, silvery-green, frilly, Tuscan and rainbowhued varieties of kale can be grown year-round in the province of B.C. Kale can be harvested as a ‘baby green’ in about 30 days, as well as, allowed to grow to full maturity. Kale can be eaten raw in salads (especially the small, tender new shoots and leaves), steamed as a vegetable on its own, mixed into a stir fry, added to soups or mixed into casseroles. It can be served year round. Historically, the thousandhead variety of kale is the progenitor of all other Brassica oleracea crops, including cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower. It is hard to find another vegetable with more nutritional value and historical significance than kale. Kale, which has even been dubbed a modern ‘superfood’ by many nutritionists, is one of the most nutrientdense greens in existence and has been grown and harvested for thousands of years. Yet, despite the fact that kale is lauded as a miracle food, most people don’t

really know how to prepare it for the table. In her book, The Book of Kale – The Easy-To-Grow Superfood, Vancouver author Sharon Hanna details more than 80 recipes and ways to prepare and enjoy this leafy vegetable. She describes all sorts of dishes, ranging from simple kale chips to scalloped kale with browned butter and sage. This garden-to-kitchen guide (which just so happened to be sent to me recently for review) gives readers all the information they’ll ever need to know to grow, harvest, prepare and enjoy this super-sustainable crop. I read The Book of Kale and subsequently learned a heck of a lot about a plant that, although I’ve been eating it for years, discovered that I did not know anywhere near as much as I thought I knew. I have since sent away to West Coast Seed Company for three different variety of kale seeds. With a bit of luck, I should have kale growing in my garden until well after the snow comes.

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Time to rethink what’s always been done James Murray’s lament for the end to fishing at McGuire Lake offers little or no justification for this so-called sport. He provides even less justification for encouraging (educating?) children to adopt such a disrespectful and disruptive recreational use of nature. His main rationale seems to be that he’s done it for his entire life. (“When I was a kid, fishing was fun – plain simple fun,” Market News, June 29). Perhaps it was (fun) for James, but most of us have come to realize that what we’ve always done is not necessarily appropriate forever.

Alas! However much we may yearn for ‘the good old days,’ the world changes, it’s no longer some unspoiled Earth, and, as Einstein stated: “In order to solve problems, we must see the world anew, and not from the consciousness and perspective that produced the problems in the first place.” We have also come to realize that treating nature as nothing more than entertainment (fun) – whatever the impact on wildlife – is an ethically indefensible position. James and others, at least, have not supplied one, beyond the dubious, ‘this is just

what we do,’ position. So, the frightening environmental realities of this, the 21st century, cry out for us to re-examine what we’ve always done, and revise our relationship to nature accordingly. Surely this means encouraging and practising nature protection and preservation ethics, not nature depletion and nature disrespect – in short, understanding ecological systems and creating as little disturbance as possible – in our recreation, and all other nature-related activities..

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OUT AND ABOUT Lynda Hooper The Sorrento 100 Committee now has a home to display a wealth of local information in various forms, with historical publications available. The committee’s storefront headquarters are at the east end of the building located at the southwest corner of the Trans-Canada Highway and Notch Hill Road. When I asked Sorrento 100 Committee member Louise Barber what would happen with the displays, she said, “There is a plan for a future home, the details are being worked out at the moment.”

With the amount of time represented in the framed maps and charts, there is much to see and appreciate, especially the dedicated volunteers. With the sudden passing of Maureen Brass, someone with incomparable dedication to the community, the Sorrento 100 volunteer drive is more focused than ever. She will be missed. If you are able to help out with time to volunteer at various Sorrento 100 activities for the duration of the year, call Louise Barber at 250-253-5776.

Tour continues A tour of 10 heritage properties is a special feature of the Sorrento 100 celebrations. Gates Open, a guided tour, will be held July 19 from noon to 4 p.m. Property owners will open the exterior grounds to visitors interested in architectural history over the past century.

This is a collaborative community initiative to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the naming of Sorrento and to increase the awareness of the community’s rich heritage. Number seven on the Gates Open tour guide is the Sorrento General Store and Post Office. Built in 1910 as a general store and post office, it received its official postal cancelling stamp in 1912. The flat-roofed building has two stories, wood siding, a wood plank porch with shed roof and original windows from the old store. Available to purchase in the shop were stovepipes, hardware, candy, baking needs, and some meat. Patrons were able to pay their bills when they were able.

Arts festival The theme of this the 29th Shuswap Lake Festival of the Arts is

“Celebrating Sorrento’s 100th Birthday.” Shuswap Lake Festival of the Arts is a non-profit organization providing a venue for all artists who wish to participate. The nine-day festival opens at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14 at Sorrento Memorial Hall. Festival Hours: July 14 to July 20 from 10 a.m to 6 p.m., July 21 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and July 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Passes for the entire show are $5 for adults and $3 for students, and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A highlight of this year’s festival is Children’s Day, Wednesday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to noon. Children are invited to participate in free art activities during this time. Visit the bistro and newly designed gift See Camp on page 9

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23 through Friday, July 27. The day camp gets underway at 10 a.m. and the fun-filled activities continue until 4:30 p.m. For more information, call Sorrento Centre at 250-675-2421/1-866-694-2409 (toll free).

Canada Day later Sorrento Centre Day Camp 2012 Day camp at Sorrento Centre, provides an opportunity for children and youth between the ages of 5 to 12 to participate in interesting program activities, including crafts, games, beach time, music, athletics and social activities. There are two weeks to choose from: Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 and Monday, July

Sadly, a soggy Canada Day has come and gone without the usual and highly popular South Shuswap festivities. The good news is the Canada Day Committee has announced that all Canada Day events at Centennial Field, except the Show and Shine which did take place as scheduled, have been reset for Sunday, Aug. 5, pending permit approval.

Dates to remember Cedar Heights Rafting Adams River, afternoon Thursday July 12, spaces still available, cost is $65 per person or group rate for more than eight is $58 per person, contact Gloria Heinzmann at 250-675-0036. Gospel Song Sorrento, Saturday July 14 at 7 p.m. at Sorrento Centre, 1159 Passchendaele Rd., folk, country and bluegrass performers present more than two hours of gospel and inspirational music in support of the Sorrento Food Bank. Admission is by cash or non-perishable food donation, call Lyn Stewart at 250 675 4431. Shuswap Rock Club Show ‘n’ sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Toad Hall. Admission is free. See displays of rocks, minerals and fossils, watch demonstrations of various lapidary crafts, and talk with club members about their hobby. Fun and games for the children, including a hunt

for hidden rock treasures. Many craft-related items for sale, including polished rocks, minerals, wire-wrapped gems and used lapidary equipment. Adams River Salmon Society’s Summer Salmon Festival begins at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 15 at Roderick Haig-Brown Park and features free music with Birchbark, free native storytelling and stick games with Ralph McBryan, free interpretive trail tours with Celia Nord, bannock sales and segway demonstrations. For more information, call Blair Acton at 250675-2977. Sorrento 100 Street Party, Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. at Sorrento Memorial Hall. Cedar Heights Paddle and Picnic at Gardom Lake, Thursday, July 26, from 10:30 a.m. to late afternoon, swim, boat, kayak, or lie on the beach with a picnic, contact Gloria Heinzmann at

250-675-0036. Cedar Heights Trip to Wells Grey Provincial Park, Tuesday, Aug. 14 and Wednesday, Aug. 15, stay overnight, play golf or go rafting, booking must be confirmed by July 15, contact Gloria Heinzmann at 250675-0036. Cedar Heights Tour of O’Keefe Ranch in Vernon, Thursday Aug. 23, cost is $11 per person, contact Gloria Heinzmann at 250-675-0036. North and South Shuswap Guys and Gals Hikers, every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, meet at Cedar Heights Centre parking lot at 10 a.m. People who enjoy hiking are welcome. For information and to get on the email list, contact Gloria at or call 250-675 0036. Hiker Ladies, every Friday, age doesn’t matter. hiking easy to more difficult, not

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A Blind Bay golf course and housing development is suing the provincial government for nearly $3.5 million to make up for business losses allegedly suffered during highway construction. In court documents filed in B.C. Supreme Court in Kamloops on June 19, Shuswap Lake Estates claims to have lost $3,404,737 as a result of the widening

of Highway 1 north of Notch Hill Road — a project that began in March of 2010 and didn’t wrap up until last September. “As a result of the project, the plaintiffs sustained significant business losses due to the limited access available during construction,” the documents read, adding that postconstruction access to the golf course has been limited as well. “The visibility and access to their busi-

nesses has been severely impacted.” According to the documents, Shuswap Lake Estates owners entered into a contract with the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in 2009. The documents claim the contract included a clause allowing the golf course to seek damages if any should occur. Shuswap Lake Estates officials claim costs of nearly $350,000 for utility work and losses of more than

$400,000 for green fees and cart rentals, nearly $200,000 for lounge and food sales and almost $2.5 million in lost lot sales. In addition to the $3.4-million amount, the golf course is also seeking compensation for “permanent business losses” as a result of the new access roads off the highway, as well as interest on compensation and costs. The provincial government has yet to file a response.

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Considering your privacy In light of concerns over modern technology and social media, the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics is currently studying issues around your privacy. Today, with modern data systems, personal information can be stored and sold to those wishing to market their wares. I was browsing the Internet looking at various models of vehicles, and it was not long after that I started to receive ads from car manufacturers. At first, I did not connect the dots. Then I realized that by using my browser, the search engines and websites were personalizing ads based on my browsing history. What other personal information about you is being used/shared

FROM THE HILL Colin Mayes without your knowledge? Service contracts have small print hidden in complicated legal jargon. For most Canadians it is too time-consuming to read, therefore they just hit the ‘agree’ button and carry on. But should we require search engines, email providers and/or web companies to make these settings more obvious and easier to opt in or out of? Canada has some of the most stringent

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End-of-life care is on the table for discussion and Dr. Joan Bratty is hoping residents will speak up. Bratty is chair of a committee overseeing a collaborative initiative between local family doctors and Interior Health. “The mandate of working group is to look into status of the current (hospice) care through surveys and hospital questionnaires,� she says, pointing out very few people have not had some experience with palliative care issues. “We are reviewing palliative care services in the Shuswap area with the aim of improving the care of terminally ill patients and their families. There are lots of opinions about quality of service and we’re trying to get as

much community engagement as possible.� A survey to assess community opinion of palliative care services in our region is now available in local doctors’ offices, the outpatient lab/community care office at the top of Tank Hill and online at www.surveymonkey. com/s/shuswappcare. Hospital patients and their families will also be given an opportunity to express their opinions and concerns about palliative care in the area. The survey seeks opinions on how well needs of both patients, families and friends were met in a hospice situation, availability of helpful information and transition to or from hospital. There is an opportunity to express both kudos and concerns regarding hospice care, to present suggestions for

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Newbies to the Vernon portion of the Funtastic slo-pitch tournament, Salmon Arm’s No Glove No Love made a few rookie mistakes. Like, for example, being unaware that the Army Camp location had 13 diamonds. “I went to four diamonds before I finally found the right one,” laughed lefthanded catcher Alanna Guenter, who showed up about, oh, five minutes before the team’s opening game on DND Diamond 3. “They should have signs and bigger numbers on both sides of the screens.” After scoring a 12-8 win over the Fat Bats – a team dressed up as airplane pilots and flight attendants – No Glove No Love had a bit of a break (and its own tailgate party)

before heading to Grahame Park for game two against Rally Time (no costumes), a match played in, well, a steady dose of “liquid sunshine.” “I don’t like this rain thingy,” said No Glove No Love outfielder Dave Johnson, especially when the game was cut short by the downpour, with the team trailing by two runs. “There needs to be covered dugouts at Fulton Secondary, put that in your report,” added second baseman Keitha Amdam, to a reporter. Overall, No Glove No Love went 3-2 in its round-robin play, then lost its playoff game Monday morning to finish 3-3 in their inaugural Vernon appearance. “I’ve played in Enderby before but this is our first time in Vernon and it’s been great, other than the

rain,” said shortstop Shaun Balicki. No Glove No Love got through play Saturday by picking up a Vernon player to have the required 10 players before fielding a full roster Sunday. “He wore his glove, he got some love,” laughed first baseman Jodi Crocker. No Glove No Love is, of course, just one of hundreds of examples of why teams flock to the North Okanagan for Canada’s largest slo-pitch and music festival. To play ball, have some fun and enjoy some music. Many of the teams played in costumes ranging from neon tank tops and wigs, to pirate outfits to brides and grooms, complete with wedding gowns and tuxedos. Besides Vernon, which hosts more than 240 teams, another 36 play in Armstrong and 32 play in Enderby.

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Friday, July 6, 2012 Shuswap Market News

Thank You #Jacquie Sharpe and Holly Ready purchase fresh vegetables at the Shuswap Farm and Craft Market now open Tuesday and Friday mornings in the parking lot behind Centenoka Park Mall.

Orchardists find fuel for GMO battle BLACK PRESS

Okanagan orchardists say they have the required proof to fight genetically modified fruit. A national survey indicates 69 per cent of the 1,501 respondents are not in favour of a genetically engineered apple. “We are not in favour of genetically modified food because of the market risk,” said Glen Lucas, B.C. Fruit Growers Association general manager. “The survey validated growers’ concerns that there could be a possible backlash against genetically modified apples.” Lucas says there are several examples of genetically modified organisms being developed and negatively impacting market conditions. Beyond domestic consumers, there is a concern some international customers could stop buying Okanagan apples if genetically modified organisms are allowed. “Europe doesn’t like this kind of product,” said Lucas. The survey was commissioned by B.C. and Quebec orchardists after an Okanagan biotech company applied to have a genetically modified apple approved by the government. When


Nominate your neighbour, the people down the street, yourself or someone’s water garden, vegetable garden or best overall garden. Photos of one of these gardens will be featured in the Salmon Arm Observer each week, starting in June. The only stipulation is that the garden must be in the City of Salmon Arm.


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Gardener Name: __________________________________ cut, the apple does not brown. Seventy-six per cent of respondents stated the federal government has not provided adequate information about genetically modified food. A further nine per cent said they had not heard of genetically modified food prior to the survey. Ninety-one per cent of respondents agreed that mandatory labelling of genetically modified food should be required by the federal government. If the food were clearly labelled as being genetically modified, 14 per cent of respondents would purchase the food without hesitating, 45 per cent said it would

depend on the type of food being purchased, and 35 per cent said that nothing could convince them to purchase genetically modified food. Seventy-one per cent of the survey respondents indicated they are in favour or having a special category of food (e.g. milk, apples, Pablum, fruits and vegetables) that should not be genetically engineered or be free of genetically engineered ingredients. The survey results will be sent to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the federal health and agriculture ministers. “We want to express our concerns about the current regulations on genetically modified

products,” said Lucas. “People want more information. We would like the government to postpone further introductions (of genetically modified fruit) until they get their act together and have better public discussion on the issue.”

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Some boat launches closed Marine campers on Shuswap Lake will have to find a new pastime for a while. Although provincial campsites in the Shuswap are open and accepting campers, marine campsites are not. Alan Hobler with BC Parks says the boatin sites are the ones most impacted. When they open will depend on water levels. “It sounds like things have peaked and have started to come down a little bit,” he said June 29. “I think it will be a little while before water comes down significantly and we are able to have the beach sites open.” Besides, he noted, boats on the lake are not a good idea for both safety and environmental reasons. “Boats on the lake

RCMP issue boaters warning Salmon Arm RCMP are warning boaters that with the high water of Shuswap Lake, a boat’s wake can cause serious damage, and boat owners can be held responsible both under federal and civil law. On Sunday, July 1, the detachment received a report of a boat moving quickly near the shore along Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road, its wake causing debris to wash upon the road. The boat was not located, though it was later reported to have slowed down. Police are asking boaters to slow down near developed areas along the foreshore. In addition, boaters need to take caution out on Shuswap and Mara lakes, where there is a great deal of debris in the water. Alcoholics Anonymous


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#Water pumps and a wall of sandbags help keep the campground at Pierre’s Point dry. are causing a lot of erosional problems, so we’re really discouraging people from being out on the lake,” he said, adding that there’s so much debris on the water, boating is not safe. To keep up-to-date on the state of Shuswap Lake campsites, go to the BC Parks website. Click on ‘find a

park,’ and then search alphabetically for marine parks such as Cinnemousun Narrows and Anstey. The high water has also led the Columbia Shuswap Regional District to close three of their Shuswap Lake boat launches – Markwart Road in Sorrento, Harbour Road in Blind

Bay and Magna Bay Wharf Road in Magna Bay. The Windsor Road boat launch at Swansea Point on Mara Lake remains closed due to damage. The regional district will update their website at when the boat launches reopen.

City of Salmon Arm Jeff Stacer Remax Grey Grebes Columbia Shuswap Regional District Tim Hortons Twin Anchors Houseboats Citizens on Patrol Barley Station Brew Pub Pedro Gonzales Fruit & Garden Save-on-Foods Shuswap Coffee Company Hanna & Hanna Farm & Garden Recline Ridge Winery

David Long Mark Schneider Barb and Wayne Raspberry Gord & Wendy Henderson Vern Paull & Ann Dixon Larch Hills Winery Crannog Ales Gort’s Gouda Demille’s Farm Market Investor’s Group Financial Northern Plastics Jacobson Ford VIP Transport Dan Gamache Trucking Forsite Consulting West Line Trucking RCL Transport

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Lynda Hooper Canada Day weekend went by quickly, spent at a wilderness camp in the area, enjoying nature, taking pics of wildflowers now just starting to appear with some sunshine. I also had the opportunity to read a book with some buzz, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, understanding there has been an upsurge in archery interest connected with the book. The read was enjoyable, a page turner to the very end, complete with romance, plenty of adventure, intellectually satisfying with an underlying message and philosophy. No sensationalistic assaults, explicit sex, or long, drawn-out redundancy to undermine the well-written story. Katniss Everdeen is a 16-year-old girl, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister. They live in one of the 12 districts surrounding the shining capital, in the ruins of a place once called North America and known now as Panem. The districts are kept in line by the harsh and cruel capital officials, all forced to send one boy and one girl be-

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asked why the connection with increased archery interest and the Hunger Games, he said “The main character uses a bow and arrow as her weapon of choice.” Learning discipline and training to put everything together to make that perfect mark is what archery is about. Kenning said. “It’s no different than golf that way, consistency and practice are important to success.” Though the skill is ancient, today’s bows and arrows are more high-tech, made of composite materials, Kenning said every bow sold from his shop comes complete with three hours of lessons and setup, with safety paramount. Kenning came to

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#An ambulance waits to provide help to two kayakers who ended up in the lake on June 26.

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Two 14 year olds are lucky to be alive after their afternoon of kayaking went wrong. Despite public notices advising people to stay off the water, the two Lower Mainland boys decided to venture out and test the waters. About 9:30 p.m. on June 26, a call came into the RCMP in Chase from two people who had seen two flipped kayaks from shore.

“They said they had seen two kayaks had overturned, one person was seen just offshore, the other was no longer visible,” says Cpl. Mark Skotnicki. Officers launched their boat from a local marina to search for the boys, as fire rescue and ambulance personnel made their way on land. Both boys had managed to swim their way to shore safely, but officers agreed they were very lucky. “They have gone

home with their mother,” said Tim Kenning, a member of Chase Fire Rescue who was on the scene. “They are wet and cold, but safe.” It appears that rough waters were what caused the boys’ kayaks to tip, just as the sun began to set in the area. An investigation is underway, says Skotnicki. “Neither of the two boys was wearing life jackets.” The RCMP are considering laying charges.

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#Faith Hugo and Izzy Paring enjoy water play on June 27 at the Teddy Bears Picnic in Chase, an event put on each year by Haldane Strong Start as an end-of-year wrap-up.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the Village of Chase proposes to adopt Art Holding Memorial Arena Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 771, 2011 and Art Holding Memorial Arena Partnering Agreement Bylaw No. 772, 2011. Art Holding Memorial Arena Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 771, 2011 If adopted, Art Holding Memorial Arena Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 771, 2011 will authorize the continued guarantee of repayment of the mortgage for the construction and development of the Art Holding Memorial Arena (being a total value as at third reading of the bylaw of $724,676.13. The original mortgage amount in 1999 was $1.4 million. Art Holding Memorial Arena Partnering Agreement Bylaw No. 772, 2011 If adopted, Art Holding Memorial Arena Partnering Agreement Bylaw No. 772, 2011 will authorize the continuation of the annual grant of assistance to the Recreation Society of $75,000 for operational expenditures. This bylaw also includes a statement about the annual mortgage guarantee, however authorization for the continuation of payments for the mortgage fall under Bylaw No. 771, 2011. If adopted, these bylaws, along with a new Lease Agreement for the lands, will take the place of Bylaw No. 585, 1999. Elector approval for Bylaw 585, 1999 was obtained in 1999 by way of a referendum (now called other voting). Bylaw 585, 1999 leased a parcel of land to the Chase and District Recreation Society for the construction and operation of an arena, guaranteed the repayment of the then $1.4 million loan in increments of up to $132,000 paid annually to the Society, authorized an annual grant of assistance of up to $75,000 annually for operational expenditures, and provided a tax exemption for the arena land. Bylaw No. 771, 2011, Bylaw No. 772, 2011, the Lease Agreement with the Society, and a separate Tax Exemption Bylaw are all intended as a package to replace Bylaw No. 585, 1999. Only Bylaws No. 771 and 772 require elector approval to proceed to adoption. ALTERNATIVE APPROVAL PROCESS AND ELIGIBILITY Pursuant to Section 86 of the Community Charter, Village Council may adopt both Art Holding Memorial Arena Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 771, 2011and Art Holding Memorial Arena Partnering Agreement Bylaw No. 772, 2011 unless at least 10% (223) of the electors of the Village of Chase, of which there are 2237 according to Elections BC and as determined by Council, indicate they are opposed to the adoption of these bylaws by submitting a signed Elector Response Form to the Village Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. Elector Response Forms must be in the form established by Council, and only those persons who qualify as electors of the Village of Chase are entitled to sign. Electors may qualify as either resident electors or as non-resident property electors as follows: Resident Elector – you are entitled to submit an elector response form as a resident elector if you are 18 years of age or older on the date of submission, are a Canadian citizen, have lived in BC for at least six months, have been a resident of the Village of Chase for at least 30 days prior to submitting your elector response form, and are not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or are not otherwise disqualified by law. Non-Resident Property Elector – You are entitled to submit an elector response form as a non-resident property elector if you are 18 years of age or older on the date of submission, are a Canadian citizen, have lived in BC for at least six months, have owned and held registered title to a property in the Village of Chase for the past 30 days or more, and do not qualify as a resident elector. NOTE: Only one non-resident property elector may submit a response form per property, regardless of how many owners there may be.

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If less than 10% (223) of the electors submit an Elector Response Form, the bylaws will be deemed to have the approval of the electors and the Council may proceed to adopt the bylaws.

Chase Museum will be opening again soon, after an intense restoration period following the devastating fires that severely damaged the heritage building one year ago. More resources than ever are needed. Volunteers to help are especially in demand. In terms of funding, the museum’s annual Heritage Golf Tournament, Auction, Dinner and Dance July 14 at the Sunshore Golf Club is the largest fundraising event for non-profit organization.

The Elector Response Forms include the following statement:

All proceeds from this event go to the restoration of the Chase and District Museum. “This year, donations for the auction have been tremendous,” said volunteer co-ordinator Joan Anderson. “Museums along with other organizations from all around, have contributed.” Auction items include theatre/accommodation packages, sporting and adventure packages, artwork, collectors’ items, handcrafted furniture,

books, trips, concert tickets, sports jerseys and memorabilia, pet supplies, “Museums of BC” packages, cable TV package, and much, much more. Dinner and dance tickets are $30 per person, with entry forms and additional dinner/ dance tickets being available at Sunshore Golf Course and the Chase Visitor Centre. For further information or to volunteer, call the Chase Museum at 250-679-8847, or email at

“I am opposed to the Village of Chase continuing its guarantee of the repayments of the principal and interest of the loan ($724,676.13) which was obtained by the Chase and District Recreation Society in order to fund the capital costs of the initial construction and development of the Art Holding Memorial Arena, at an annual amount of up to $132,000, and I am opposed to the Village of Chase continuing its annual grant of up to $75,000 to the Chase and District Recreation Society for the purpose of meeting the Society’s obligations to operate the Recreation Centre and provide Recreation Services.” A copy of the bylaws and Elector Response Forms are available from the Village of Chase Office located at 826 Okanagan Avenue, Chase, BC. For additional information please contact Larry Randle, Corporate Officer or Joni Heinrich, Chief Administrative Officer at 250.679.3238. Note: Completed elector response forms must be returned to the Village of Chase Office at 826 Okanagan Avenue, Chase BC, V0E 1M0, on or before Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. Completed forms may be submitted in person, faxed to 250.679.3070, or may be mailed to the Village of Chase, PO Box 440, Chase, BC, V0E 1M0 and must be received in the Village office by the deadline. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding statutory holidays.

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Village of Chase NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to Sections 890 and 892 of the Local Government Act, R.S.B.C. 1996: TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held at the Village Office, 826 Okanagan Avenue, Chase, B.C., on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 during the Regular Council meeting commencing at 4:00 p.m. to consider Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 782 - 2012. The proposed Bylaw applies only to the parcel of land legally described as Lot 1, Plan 34142, DL 517, KDYD having a civic address of 1042 Hillside Avenue. The purpose of Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 782 – 2012 is:


Curling club gets funds The Chase Curling Club has seen decreasing numbers in membership over the past few years, the spirit remaining as strong as ever in the ones who endure. There is a youth program bringing in new curlers, with former Village of Chase Coun. Diane Overton

as coach. With some wellintended restructuring in membership fees, the situation had not improved over the last season, so a request was made to the Village of Chase Council in the form of a letter, for any assistance possible. At the Chase Coun-

cil Meeting June 26, Coun. David Lepsoe responded: “I think the village should give the curling club $5,000 from the grant-in-aid fund, the money is there.” Mayor Ron Anderson added, “There hasn’t been as much demand for the GIA mon-

ies as in prior years.” The Curling Club has been hosting popular pancake breakfasts, all staffed by volunteers, to supplement membership fees. There is also a lunch counter, with a separate meeting room upstairs for rent to community organizations.

Skwlax Pow Wow set for July 20 to 22 Little Shuswap Lake Band and the Skwlax Pow Wow Committee are hosting the 29th Annual Skwlax International Pow Wow, starting Friday, July 20 and ending Sunday July 21.

Pow-Wows are fun events, but they are also sacred. Ceremonial songs and dances are performed throughout the pow wow. Aboriginal Food along with arts and crafts will be offered by vendors.

There will be a princess pageant, a highlight over the weekend. Camping and shower facilities are available. The Skwlax Pow Wow grounds are at 1833 Little Shuswap Lake Rd., Squi-

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To apply site-specific rezoning of the lands described in section 1 from R-1 Low Density Residential to R-1A Low Density Small Lot Residential. If approved, the land would also be subdivided into two residential lots. FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that this Bylaw may be inspected at the Village Office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, excluding holidays, until the date of the Hearing. AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that all persons who believe their interest in property is affected by this proposed Zoning Bylaw amendment shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions on matters contained in the Bylaw. Those who are unable to attend the Hearing may make written submissions to the undersigned prior to the Public Hearing. No representations will be received by the Village Council after the Hearing has concluded. All written and verbal comments will become part of the public record. Dated at Chase, B.C. this 22nd day of June, 2012. L. Randle Corporate Officer


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#The Turtle Valley Band entertains during Canada Day celebrations in Chase. Guy Spencer fills in on lead guitar and vocals for the night.

Come see Chase Logger show July 14 Logger shows are educational for a variety of reasons, but now especially with all the high-tech equipment in the forest as well as at

the mill. Entertainment for the whole family will be in store, at one of the jewels of Chase, Memorial Park, at the Logger Show Satur-

day July 14. The show starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m, with the main show taking place at noon. There will be a Lions concession and

beer garden. The top three winners go to Norway. For more information contact Karl Bishchoff at 250-955-6250.

What’s On in Chase Chase E Free Church Kids Camp, Aug. 13-17, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., for ages 5-12, lunch provided, contact: Trish 250-679-8353. Chase Museum Annual Heritage Golf Tournament, July 14 at Sunshore Golf Course, registration forms and dinner tickets are available at both Sunshore Golf Course and the Chase Information Centre. Scotch Creek Farm and Craft Market, Sundays until fall, located in People’s Drug

Mart parking lot. The Great Shuswap Pottery Sale, July 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Celista Hall, pottery and clay sculpture, glass and stone jewelry, weaving, garden sculpture and much more, contact Lorel Sternig by email at clayworkx@ or phone 250578-0242. Parents & Tot Playgroup, every Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, basement of the Catholic Church in Chase, children ages 0-5 with parents/care-

givers, provided free of charge, program continues through summer, playtime, crafts, healthy snack for all participants, special events and outings throughout the year, for more information call Hazel 250679-4465. Chase Farmers’ Market every Friday 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m., Chase Curling Club parking lot, plants, produce, pies, preserves, pickles and plenty more, vendor applications available at the chamber office, for more info

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Trendy New “Super Foods” and their benefits

Alzheimer society seeks volunteers Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless” – Sherry Anderson, Author This quote echoes the sentiment of the non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C, especially in Salmon Arm. Volunteers are a treasured resource that allow the society to provide a range of free services for families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. “They are absolutely invaluable to our team and are a big reason why we are able to meet the growing need for support and education for families living with dementia,” says Michelle Hallren, the society’s regional support and education coordinator for the North and Central Okanagan. An estimated one in 11 B.C. residents over age 65 already lives with Alzheimer’s and other dementia. And that number is projected to double over the next generation. Volunteers are needed to facilitate local support groups that meet each month. The objective is to strengthen coping abilities of caregivers and people with early symptoms of dementia, and reduce the impact of

dementia on the community. Volunteers must possess: • Excellent listening and empathetic skills. • Knowledge of dementia or a willingness to learn. • Facilitation skills or a willingness to learn. • Formal or informal caregiving an asset. Training is provided, and a one-year commitment is required. “The work is very rewarding,” says Donna O’Hearn, local support group facilitator. “Volunteering has given me the feeling that I can do something very positive...” Caregivers who work with the volunteers can vouch for the positive impact on their lives. “It is very challenging to even know where to begin,” says care provider Joanne Roach. “The Alzheimer Society not only opened doors for me, it gave me a new lease on life. I am no longer a lonely traveller but have connected with others with similar experiences and continue to learn on my journey.” For more information on volunteering, contact Hallgren at 250-860-0305, tollfree 1-800-634-3399 or

seeds, grown and harvested in South America and Mexico, have been touted as a popular super food. Some research shows that chia seeds have the potential to support heart and digestive health, thanks to their high fat (as omega-3 fatty acid) and fibre content. Chia seeds have a mild, almost non-existent flavour, and contain no cholesterol. They are gluten free and low in saturated fats. Chia seeds are recommended as a pro-


tein choice for vegetarians and vegans, as they contain all the amino acids we need to consume. Chia seeds can be purchased as ground whole chia seeds, chia flour, and chia oil. Chia flour can be used as a gluten-free alternative in place of all-purpose flour in baking recipes. Thus, chia seeds can be a great food choice but should be treated as an addition to your diet and not an agent of disease prevention. There is no one food

item that can provide all the energy and nutrients your body needs. These super foods may be beneficial in many ways but they should not be a replacement for a well-balanced diet. Give these foods a try by adding them to your favourite dishes for some extra nutrition and variety. Rose Soneff, Community Nutritionist in collaboration with Stephanie Lau and Janine Seto, UBC Dietetics Students.


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the attention surrounding ancient grains. It is a good source of fibre, protein, and minerals and is a popular gluten-free choice that can be included in salads, entrées, and even desserts. Quinoa has a nutty flavour, with a fluffy yet crunchy texture. It comes in a variety of colours including yellow, red, pink, and black. It takes only 15 minutes to cook in boiling water and is a great alternative to oth-


“Super food” is a term used to promote certain foods as having additional health benefits beyond basic nutrition. Have you ever wondered if these “super foods” can really make a big difference in your diet and your health? Let’s take a look at three of these “super foods” and the hype surrounding them. Quinoa (pronounced ‘keen-wah’): Quinoa has become increasingly popular with

variety of minerals and vitamin C; however, the vitamin C content varies amongst the dried berry products. There are several health claims associated with this berry including lowered blood cholesterol levels and antiaging benefits; however, more research is needed to support these claims. Goji berries are a source of several nutrients but they should not replace other foods in your diet. Chia Seeds: Chia



er grains like rice and pasta. Goji Berries (aka Wolfberries): Goji berries are small red fruits that are a common ingredient in traditional Chinese cuisine. They are mildly sweet and sour, and can be incorporated into a variety of dishes, including soups, stews, or desserts. They are usually sold as juice or dried. Goji juice is ready for consumption but dried goji berries need to be cooked. Goji berries are a source of a

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October 7, 1979 - July 4, 2010 A gold heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest. God broke my heart to prove to us, he only takes the best. His memory lives on in our hearts. Love, Mom (Terry McKnight), Dad (Donny Jackson), three little sisters: Jorden, Kelsey, Meagan, as well as many friends and family.



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WHITING, SHEILA DAWN On Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Mrs. Sheila Dawn Whiting passed away peacefully at the Kamloops Hospice Home at the age of 63 years, with family present. She is survived by her loving husband Stacey, her daughter Shelley and son Shane, grandson Zeth; her brothers Tom, Gary and three sisters Debbie, Wendy, Jennifer and mother Betty. She was predeceased by her father Sydney Yates in 2011. Sheila was a very vibrant, loving person who experienced each day with renewed positive energy that effected all around her. Her smile along with a hug was her standard greeting. Sheila had a special place in her heart for her grandson-Zeth. His visits were always a highlight for her as their bond was exceptional. Family was always important to Sheila but she was always interested in other people’s lives and took time to listen. Sheila enjoyed working at the lab at RIH with all her workmates who were a close group. Sheila was very active all her live. Curves became her place of exercise but she also very much enjoyed the social environment it provided for her with all her friends. Sheila retired in Feb 2006 and 2 months later had cancer. Sheila’s relentless battle with ovarian cancer for the last 6 years, which involved over 40 chemo treatments and surgery, it then became my privilege to serve as her caregiver. People around Sheila fed off her positive attitude, which was a delight to watch. Thank you to Dr Ellard and nurse Karen at the Kelowna cancer clinic, 8th floor RIH cancer clinic, Dr Stabler and Dr Montalbetti for their attention to detail that they provided for Sheila. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal. A Celebration of Sheila’s life will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 11am in the Southwest Community Church with Royal Inland Hospital Spiritual Chaplain Viktor Jan Gundel officiating. Should friends desire, donations to the Kamloops Hospice Association or the Royal Inland Hospital, Cancer Services Fund in memory of Sheila would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed at www. Arrangements entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, 250.374.1454

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WILLIAMSON, THOMAS P. Thomas P. Williamson, 59, of Kamloops, British Columbia, died Friday, June 22, 2012. Tom was born in Albany, Oregon, the youngest son of Ralph and Dorothy (Scofield) Williamson. He spent his young years on the family farm where he grew into a gifted athlete, pursuing basketball, football and track. He graduated from Albany High School in 1970, went on to University of Oregon and Oregon Health Sciences University, earning his Doctorate in Medical Dentistry in 1980. Tom purchased his brother Jim’s Dental practice in Chase, British Columbia where he served the community for 32 years. He is survived by his wife of 39 years Marcia (Marcy) of Kamloops, BC; his mother Dorothy and step-mother Elvira of Albany, OR; his brother Ron and wife Charlotte of Monmouth, OR; his brother Dennis and wife Svetlana of Corvallis, OR; his daughter Sara and husband James of Burnaby, BC; his son Seth and wife Shelly of Lynnwood, WA; his daughter Rebecca, husband Kevin, and their daughter Honora of Burnaby, BC; his son Ryan and wife Shannon of Kahuku, HI; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is predeceased by his father Ralph, his son Bruce J. and his brother Jim. Contributions in memory of Tom may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. A Funeral Service was held on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel with Pastor Don Maione officiating. Condolences may be expressed at Service arrangements entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, 513 Seymour St., 250.374.1454

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HANNAH CHRISTINE DUBITZ (NEE AULIN) “A soft and gentle spirit surrounding us”

She is survived by her son, Steven (Mary) Dubitz of Chase and granddaughter, Kristel Dubitz of Kamloops; daughter, Maxine (Dennis) Mucha of Kamloops; sister, Kathleen Drake of Chase; sisters in law, Beth (Matt) Pryhitko of Sorrento, Kay Hutzkal of Willingdon, AB, Ivy (Tim) Aulin-Barron of Kamloops, Lil Aulin of Chase and Mary Cooney of Kamloops; nieces and nephews and extended family. Predeceased by her parents, Alexander and Catherine (Kelly) Aulin; husband of 55 years, Con Dubitz; brothers, George and John Aulin and sister, Ruth Bjornson. Hannah was born Feb. 7, 1920 in the Chase hospital. Her family lived in Chase Creek and she was the eldest of five children. She attended the Chase Superior School grades 1 – 12 and completed senior matriculation (grade 13) by correspondence studies. After leaving school, she worked in the telephone office in Chase, living with her grandmother, Rosanna Bracken, at the time. She married Con Dubitz of Willingdon, AB in 1942. Her son, Steven, was born in April, 1943. During the war years, she and Steven lived with Con’s parents, Tom and Sandra Dubitz in Hairy Hill, AB while Con was in the army and stationed in the east. After the war the family returned to live in Chase Creek and later moved to the newly established VLA Flat in Chase, where Con built their home. A daughter, Maxine, was born in 1947. The family later lived at Adams Lake and started the Indian Point Resort area with camping and trail rides. Hannah loved living on the lake and gloried in having family and friends visit and stay with her there. In 1964, they returned to the Chase home and Hannah worked at the Chase post office. Hannah’s last years were spent at Ponderosa Lodge and Overlander Extended Care Hospital in Kamloops. Hannah was a lifelong member of the Chase branch of the Catholic Women’s League. She had many interests such as gardening, writing and her music. She was always ready to take on new projects and was a great mentor to the young ones who gathered around. Her sense of humor, love of animals and kindness were always evident – (blue food coloring in the mashed potatoes to surprise us – a puppy’s cool nose on your cheek to kiss you awake in the morning, always room for extra at the table and in her heart). She made us know we could accomplish anything we wanted to in life. Her strong faith and courage carried her through her last years with grace and dignity. She passed away June 24, 2012 at the age of 92 years. We will miss her smile and her love so much – but we will always remember her. A special thank you to Dr. D Hamilton, Dr. T. Eccleston, Dr. C. Bantock and the incredible staff of Overlander Extended Care Hospital for their tender care. Prayers were recited on Monday, July 2nd at 7:00 pm in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Chase, BC. The funeral mass aws celebrated on Tuesday morning at 11:00 am. Interment followed in the Chase Community Cemetery. If so desired, contributions in memory of Hannah may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC, Suite 300, 828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E2. Online condolences may be sent through Hannah’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice. com Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm. A23



MYRTLE SCOTT Myrtle Blanche Scott passed away in Hillside Village, Salmon Arm, BC on Saturday morning, June 30, 2012 at the age of 88 years. A true Pioneer of the Silver Creek Valley, she was born in Salmon Arm on July 11, 1923. Myrtle is remembered for her quiet manner, was happy and content to be in the background at any social events. Her love of baking and spending time in the kitchen was greatly appreciated by family and friends. Prior to marriage in 1946 she worked in the kitchen at the original Salmon Arm Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Scott on October 20, 1982; her two brothers, George and Gordon Needham; and son in law, Don deBruijn. Myrtle is survived by her three children; Myron (Mary) Scott of Armstrong, Marilyn deBruijn of Langley, and Janet (Russ) Palmer of Salmon Arm; 7 grandchildren, Heather, Lisa, Theresa, Andrew, Daniel, Scott and Jarred; 5 great grandchildren, Katelynn, Kasey, Cooper, Ella and Tyler; her sister, Eileen Smith of Vancouver, and half sister, Mabel Henderson of Calgary. A Memorial reception will be held in the Mountainside room at Bowers Funeral Home on Saturday afternoon, July 7th, at 2 p.m. with Jack Bowers presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Myrtle may be sent to the charity of one’s choice. Email condolences may be sent to Myrtle’s obituary at Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

LORNA KEEHN Lorna Mae Keehn passed away in Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC on the afternoon of Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the age of 69 years. A celebration of life service will be held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, on Saturday afternoon, July 7th at 4 p.m. with Jack Bowers the celebrant. Tributes will be shared by family and friends, led by grandson, Ryan Keehn. A reception will follow in the Mountainside room, allowing time for family and friends to continue sharing memories. Lorna was a longtime resident of Salmon Arm, having arrived with her parents, the late Sam and Theresa Wilnechenko, and siblings, on June 15, 1953. She was a long time secretary with North Okanagan Shuswap School District, working in many schools including, Bastion, Hillcrest, J.L. Jackson and Shuswap (where she retired). She fought a long battle with Cancer, having her first diagnosis 15 years ago; despite this Lorna kept a positive outlook and never gave up hopes and dreams of a full recovery. She was predeceased by her father, Sam, in 1985, her sister, Patricia Martin and her two children, Robert and Breanne, in a tragic accident in 1994, and her mother, Theresa Rose in 2004. Lorna is survived by her husband, Ron; 4 children; Gary (Shona) Keehn of Sicamous, Kim (Barb) Keehn of Enderby, Bonnie (Dennis) Kelly of Enderby and Kelly (Alvin) Backus of Salmon Arm; 10 grandchildren, Camille, Ryan, McKenzie, Korey, Bradley, Tori, Tyler, Travis, Angela and Lindsay; 7 great grandchildren; also her sister, Jackie (Garry) Clements of Prince George; brothers, Len (Bonnie) Wilnechenko of Prince George and David (Lynn) Wilnechenko of Vernon. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Lorna may be sent to the Canadian Cancer Society, PO Box 3451, Salmon Arm, BC VIE 4S2 Email condolences may be sent to Lorna’s obituary at Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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MAUREEN GEORGINA FRANCES BRASS MAUREEN GEORGINA FRANCES BRASS It is with great sorrow It withannounce great sorrow that is we the that we announce the passing of Maureen Brass. passingMaureen of Georgina Maureen Frances Brass was born Brass. Maureen Georgina in 1943 Brass in thewas Orkney Frances born Islands of Scotland. in 1943 in the Orkney Maureen tragically passed Islands on of June Scotland. away 28th Maureen tragically while visiting herpassed twin boys and away inonVancouver June 28th Squamish. is while visitingMaureen her twin survived her sons Elliot boys in byVancouver and (Gabi) Cameron (LaceySquamish. Maureen is Lee) Brother Michael survived by her sons Elliot (Sharon) Nephews Kevin, Glenn (Kerri). It is (Gabi) Cameron without doubt that (Laceyshe will also be greatly missed Lee)theBrother Michaelwhose (Sharon) Nephews Kevin, by many people, lives she touched with her infi(Kerri). nite generosity and love. Glenn It is without doubt that she will also will be held at many 1:00pm on Tuesday, July beServices greatly missed by the people, whose lives 10th at the Canmore Association. 600B she touched with her infiSeniors nite generosity and love. - 9th Street Canmore, AB T1W 3L9. The family Services will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, July requests donations be made to Ronald McDonald 10th atinthe House lieu Canmore of flowers.Seniors Association. 600B - A9th Street Canmore, AB T1W 3L9. will Thebefamily memorial tea in Maureen’s honour held requests donations beatmade to Ronald McDonald on July 23 at 2 p.m. Sorrento Drop-in Society Hall (1148 Passchendaele House in lieu of flowers. Road).

LANGSET, PATRICIA MARGARET (nee Mitchell) Patricia passed away at Bastion Place, Salmon Arm, on June 24, 2012. She was born at Oakshela, Saskatchewan, on Nov. 21, 1919 the eighth and youngest child of George and Louisa (nee Randal) Mitchell. She attended and graduated from the Grenfell High School, Grenfell, Sask. She received her Registered Nurse training at the Regina General Hospital. Patricia also graduated from the Moose Jaw Bible School in Moose Jaw, Sask. She worked as a R.N. in Saskatchewan. California and British Columbia for over thirty years. She moved from Fruitvale, B.C. to Salmon Arm in 1984 and was involved in Crossroads Free Methodist Church. Her later years were physically challenging for her. She was a hospitable and generous person having had many people in for a meal and sponsored several children in other countries and donated to many charities around the world to help those in need. Patricia was predeceased, after eight short years of marriage, by her husband John Langset in 1982. She was also predeceased by her brothers, Jack, Fred, Richard and Donald Mitchell and her three sisters Louisa Russell, Dolly Gibson, and Nancy Irwin. Patricia is survived by her stepsons, Roland (Judy) Langset, Glen (Dianna) Langset of Langley, B.C. and their families. One sister-in-law, Lillian Mitchell of Saskatoon, Sask. also numerous nephews, nieces, and friends. Her cremated remains are to be interned in the Mitchell family plot in the Grenfell Cemetery, Grenfell Sask. A memorial service will he held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Patricia’s name may be made to the “International Child Care Ministries” at 4315 Village Centre Court, Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 1S2 or a charity of your choice. Many thanks and appreciation to the people at Pioneer Lodge, Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Bastion Place and Doctor Bell for your excellent care while Patricia was in your care. Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129. EMAIL condolences and share memories at

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Salmon Arm Ready Mix Ltd. has opening for full time heavy duty mechanic. Operation includes repair and maintenance of mixer and dump truck fleet as well as various aggregate mining equipment. Preference will be given applicants who also have class 1 drivers. Person must be able to work unsupervised and able to work in a fast paced envionment when required. Competitive wage and health benefits offered. Resumes can be dropped off at the office at 2851 - 13th Ave SW, faxed to 250-832-7176, or email: attn: Murray

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The Shuswap Hospice Society is seeking a well qualified person to fill the role of administrator to support a team of staff and volunteers who provide compassionate care for the dying and bereaved. The successful candidate will report to the Board of the Society. Full job description available at The ideal candidate will have a post secondary degree or demonstrated experience in administrating in a relevant field. Salary negotiable - 20 hours per week. Forward resume and letter of interest, by July 26, 2012, Attention: Dr. Adele Preto, President, Shuswap Hospice Society to Box 967, Salmon Arm, B. C. V1E 4P1 or email to Contact Sue McCrae, for further information.

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An Alberta Construction Company is hiring dozer, excavator and labour/rock truck operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in 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. BAWTREE Software Contracting is a growing software company in Salmon Arm. Our company is an imaginative, friendly and collaborative team that develops customized and professional Apps for mobile devices to help our customer’s goals come true. We have doubled our revenue in 12 months and require another sales person. This position is required to respond to sales leads, attend events, promote and sell the business within BC. This sales opportunity is based on commission, has flexible hours and can be performed from a remote location. The applicable resources and training is provided. This position has a very healthy earning potential and will only increase over time. Interested applicants can email their resume to: Visit our website: COUPLE wanted for Narrows Village. Looking for a gardner and a chef. Room/Board prov. Must live on water only accessible resort. Go to: or call (250)804-6496 FIELDSTONE Granary reqs. an immed. gen. repair & maint person with millwright & demonstrated welding, fabricating exp. in their Armstrong Grain Mill. Fwd resumes by email to or send to: 4851 Schubert Rd Armstrong V0E 1B4 FULL-TIME line cook needed immediately at Home Restaurant- Sorrento. Apply in person to Doug. STRAWBERRY PICKERS required at the Berry Patch 3930 10th Ave. NE. (TCH) S.A. (250)832-4662 Kevin or Kate Stadnyk

Computer Services

Need Help?




EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR Salmon Arm Partners is hiring an Early Childhood Educator. This position is full-time with the successful candidate dedicated as the lead Preschool teacher and under 5 childcare provider. Must possess a valid Early Childhood Educator certificate issued for the Province of British Columia, Child-Safe First Aid, and a Food Safe Certificate. A class 4 driver’s license is an asset. Position details are available by email request. Please forward your resume and cover letter to Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Rossworn Henderson LLP Chartered Accountants Tax Consultants

Busy accounting firm requires RECEPTIONIST FRONT DESK PERSON to perform administrative duties. Knowledge in taxation or accounting would be an asset. If you would like to submit a resume Please respond to: Eileen Tomlinson Fax: (250) 838-2144 Email to

Repairs and Sales Upgrades and accessories Wireless & home networking

John Schlosar, A+ Certified

Garden & Lawn

Garden & Lawn

REIMER’S FARM SERVICE • Bark Mulch • Shavings • Sawdust

We Deliver

250-260-0110 or 804-3030



• Shavings, Sawdust, Bark Mulch, Wood Chips (bulk/ mini bags) • Well Rotted Manure • Soils • Extra Clean Wheat Straw

Stanley Bland 832-6615 or 833-2449

EXPERIENCED Line Cook & Server req’d. Must be available days, evenings & wkends. Drop resume at S.A Home Restaurant or email to Attn: Coranne THE Burner Restaurant (Malakwa) - F/T Prep Cook. Possible Permanent Position. Must follow direction, work well with others and independently. Award Winning Fresh Homemade Food of a high standard. Competitive wage based on experience. e-mail: or fax: (250)836-4617

Make a difference in the lives of seniors. Come work for AdvoCare Health Services, we take “Pride in Caring” Now recruiting casual, potentially permanent positions at Piccadilly Care Centre in Salmon Arm. • LPN’s • Registered Care Aides • Cooks • Multi Service Workers For more information and to apply please see our website: or email resume to Jenni.Hicks@ or fax 250-803-0515

Legal BUSY local law firm requires temporary receptionist/secretary with possibility for further relief work. Experience preferred. Resumes can be emailed to the attention of Dennis Zachernuk at or faxed (250-832-6177) or delivered to #320, 351 Hudson Ave NE.

P/T Bookkeeper/Receptionist required. Must have advanced computer skills and able to work in a fast pace environment with little supervision. Apply in person only with resume to Salmon Arm Ready Mix Ltd 2851-13 Avenue SW Attention Neal

Trades, Technical Armstrong Collision is accepting resumes for Journeyman Autobody Technicians or 2nd & 3rd year apprentices for immediate employment. Phone 250-546-3300 or resumes can be sent to fax: 250546-3376 or email:

Ready to take the next step in the food industry? Come join Red Seal Chef Che Langevin and his culinary team at Moose Mulligan’s and break out of the ordinary. Currently hiring all positions; •Line Cooks •Salad/Prep •Dishwashers. See what you would help create at Apply in person Attn: Che or email

Volunteers Volunteers Wanted! Spend your time doing something fun & rewarding at RJ Haney Heritage Village For info (250)832-5243 or

Work Wanted

2401 T.C. Hwy, Salmon Arm

FRIENDLY, polite and reliable Administrative Assistant looking for PT/FT work in Salmon Arm. Skills include Microsoft: Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher. Please Call Stephanie @ (250)832-5869

Excavating & Drainage

Excavating & Drainage

Salmon Arm

seeking FT/PT Front desk agent/housekeeper Must be able to work weekends. Apply with resume.

DAN DEGLAN EXCAVATING Professionally Beautifying Properties for Over 27 Years. • Rock Walls • Utility Services • Site Prep • Terracing • Drainage • Pools 981 - 16th Street N.E., Salmon Arm V1E 2V2


Painting & Decorating

Painting & Decorating

Abbott Painting Experienced Experi ienced d Professional Professionall Painter • Ceiling Repaints • Interior/Exterior • New Construction BOOK YOUR EXTERIORS NOW! Phone: 250-804-6194

Paving/Seal/ Coating

Kale Abbott

Asphalt Driveway Seal Coating & Crack Filling Call for a FREE Estimate

Keith 250-377-1820 • Walter 250-314-4231

Misc Services

Misc Services

old gal says “GIT ‘ER DONE!”


Grumpy Old Man • Building Projects • Home Improvements • Repairs, Renovations • Too many years experience fixing old houses • Local References

Esthetics Services PERMANENT Laser Hair reduction. Call for a free consultation. Sada (250)832-4266 Shuswap Laser Clinic or email:

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

Legal Services CRIMINAL RECORD? Guaranteed Record Removal since 1989. Confidential, Fast, & Affordable. Our A+BBB Rating assures EMPLOYMENT & TRAVEL FREEDOM. Call for FREE INFO. BOOKLET

1-8-NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366)

Carpentry/ Woodwork FINISHING carpenter for hire 25yrs experience. Make your vision a reality. Call Pat (250)675-5577

Misc Services SHUSWAP BBQ & Catering offers southern bbq for all occasions. Now at Prestige hotel and Sandy Point Rd. Check out our website at or call (250)803-8712

Painting & Decorating nt iscou $D ting$$ $ ain P • Residential & Commercial • Interior/Exterior

• Wallpapering • Drywall Repair • Professional Workmanship • Seniors Discounts

For Free Estimate call Lorraine

Cell 833-8009 Home 836-4154 Serving Sicamous & Area for 20+ Years

Paving/Seal/ Coating




Driveways & Parking Lots

Paving/Seal/ Coating

Local Area Owners Serving the Shuswap & Area


250 833-5668

FREE ESTIMATES! CALL NOW! 1-888-670-0066


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Pets & Livestock

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate



Feed & Hay

Garage Sales

Misc. for Sale

Free Items


Apt/Condo for Rent

Modular Homes

A horse quality orchardgrass, $5, & other quality $2-4/bale Al Fritzel (250)832-9070 EXCELLENT Quality grass hay and grass alfalfa mix hay. No rain barn stored $4-$6 bale. Straw $5 bale. 250835-4748 or 250-833-9595

3960 TCH NE, along TCH not in Canoe, Sat/Sun, July7/8, 8-4, downsizing sale, tools, jewelry, ďŹ shing, equipment, furn, appliances, etc

11’ aluminum boat, Honda 8HP, 4stroke low hrs, Scotty down riggers, Eagle portable ďŹ sh ďŹ nder, life vests, rods, reels etc. $2300. Also Honda 6.5HP 2700psi, 4 stroke pressure washer. 80’ hose, 18’ wand. low hrs. $800. Kim (250)833-8749 3 Neil Diamond Concert Tickets, Sat. July 21st at Roger’s Arena Vancouver. Selling at cost $360. (250)832-9100 45GAL. drum, thick walled, no rust, previously used for fuel $50. obo, plastic 2 tier ďŹ sh pond 5’ x 3’ $75. obo(250)8322803 55GAL. US food grade barrels plastic $20. plastic removable top $30. steel $15. steel removable top $25., 1000L plastic steel cage tank $100. stainless steel barrel $75. (250)833-4963 BEAN bag chair new cover $30 Fluid stationery bicycle trainer (mount your own bike) $150 OBO Golf Clubs bag and good putter incl. $50 Equipment to make your own wine $20 OfďŹ ce/computer desks $10-$20 Call Janice 250-8320090

FREE semi-tame outdoor cats, would make perfect barn cats. 3 females, 1 male. All are spayed and neutered, and all have shots. Cat house included. Call Pat (250)515-6016 Good homes wanted for 5 kittens. 2 orange males, 3 Calico females. 8 weeks old. call 250-832-4079 or leave message


2 BDRM. HOME $700/mo. + util. 3 bdrm. home $800/mo. + util. in Sicamous area. 250309-0975.

BUILDING A CABIN! 1X8 Bevel Siding Starting from $0.30 Lin. Ft. Call Kelly 250-306-9635

Mobile Homes & Parks

Pet Services NEW LAKESIDE GROOMING CertiďŹ ed with over 20yrs. experience. In home one on one care & service. No cages. Hand drying only. By appointment only. (250)832-8845

Pets Bichon-Shih-tzu pups, great disposition, litter trained, 1st shots, dewormed, available immediately. For more information call. 1 (250)832-4923 FEMALE Jack Russell for sale. Black & white, 8 weeks. 1st shots, de-wormed (250)804-3917 (250)804-4234 FREE TO GOOD home. Spayed female 9 month old mix breed dog, short haired good with other pets/kids 250836-3478. N&T CANINE CARE Daycare, boarding, grooming. Visit our webpage: 250-835-0136 With Dignity & Understanding. N&T PET CREMATION SERVICES call 250-835-0136

Merchandise for Sale

$100 & Under BAR Fridge 30’X30’ w/stand the same. Exc cond 250-8358494 $85 OBO FULL size free standing basketball hoop $75 Day light therapy light $75 250-8320090 SIMPLICITY (Danby) 5200 BTU-IT Window A/C $50 Citizen Bread Maker $50 250832-9610

Fruit & Vegetables

430 1St SE, Sat. July7, 8-2, headboards, furniture, ladies shoes, performance arts dance wear, much more! DOWNSIZING Woodworking machinery, tools and supplies, household goods galore, and collectibles Sat July 7 9am2pm 929 Dilworth Rd., Sorrento GARAGE SALE, hockey gear & more. 240 26th St NE Sat & Sun July 7 & 8 from 10am-4pm HUGE Moving sale at Little White Lake. Furniture, household, dining sets, antiques, glasses & much more! 1000 items from over the world. Sat. July7, 10-3, 3224 White Lake Rd. Sorrento BC RAVEN Subdivision 4640 17St NE, Sat. July 7, 9-3, antiques, tools, knick knacks VARIOUS household, crafting, outdoor items. Sat/Sun July 7/8 9-2 3950 30 St NE

Heavy Duty Machinery A- STEEL SHIPPING STORAGE CONTAINERS / Bridges / Equipment Wheel loaders JD 644E & 544A / 63’ & 90’ Stiff boom 5th wheel crane trucks/Excavators EX200-5 & 892D-LC / Small forklifts / F350 C/C “Cabs�20’40’45’53’ New/ Used/ Damaged /Containers Semi Trailers for Hiway & StorageCall 24 Hrs 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB A- STEEL SHIPPING STORAGE CONTAINERS / Bridges / Equipment Wheel loaders JD 644E & 544A / 63’ & 90’ Stiff boom 5th wheel crane trucks/Excavators EX200-5 & 892D-LC / Small forklifts / F350 C/C “Cabs�20’40’45’53’ New/ Used/ Damaged /Containers Semi Trailers for Hiway & StorageCall 24 Hrs 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB

FRESH picked STRAWBERRIES The Berry Patch 393010Ave NE TCH (250)832-4662 STRAWBERRIES are ready now. Sandy Acres Berry Farm Berry pickers needed (250)832-5398 (250)833-6617 STRAWBERRIES Chemical free U-pick strawberry farm, 6km East of Sicamous. (250)836-2272

DOLOMITE, like new, blue walker $300. (250)832-9610

Garage Sales

the Video Man

Misc. for Sale

Ron Marchand


157 Evergreen MHP Sat July 7, 8am-4pm Day Bed and Pull out, Dryer, Desk, Dresser, Small Dirt Bike, Hshld etc... 2211 4 AVE SE Sat July 7 9am-noon Lots of kids items, Double stroller, misc, etc... 2571 Lakeshore Rd. NE, SA, Fri,Sat,Sun, July 6,7,8, 9-4, Lots of clothes inf-5yrs. & maternity, toys, bikes, crib/matress, antique tbl/chr, hd boards, kitchen stoves, lg mirror, lg area rugs, misc. household/garage items

Medical Supplies

MEMORIES ON DVD! Films, slides, photos & video transferred to DVD. Copies for gifts!

Pet Services

Pet Services


Monday to Friday

All Breeds including Cats & Large Dogs

Appointments necessary.

271A Trans-Can. Hwy. N.E. (across from KFC) • 250-832-0604

Grama Vikki’s Dog Grooming & Daycare Vikki Myers 813 Kappel St. Sicamous, BC Bring your fuzzy babies to Gramma’s house


HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 MODEL 5600 Econominder water softner. $500. Reverse osmosis system. $300. Camper tie down bar $50. (250)833-4393 WEBER jumping jack 3HP Honda $2600, Concut slab saw 18HP $4200, Garlock patch kettle 35gal $750. Call 250-832-9426 WURLITZER Organ Centura Deluxe Model 605 complete with Owner’s kit and Owner’s Manual. $200 OBO Call 250463-5315 or 250-833-5668

Real Estate For Sale By Owner WATCH for AFFORDABLE FAMILY HOME to be listed with! 4 bed, 2 bath, large private deck, view, fenced yard, walk to schools, college & Rec centre. Priced under 350k! (250)4634070

Houses For Sale 2871 sq. ft. 3 bed/3 bath home with panoramic view. Price negotiable. (250)675-5442 SHUSWAP River. Double wide on 2 ac. 2 bed, 1 bath. $85,000 (250)838-0605


Home and Land Packages, Salmon Arm Available now!!! Don’t miss out!!!

Call 250-833-4728 We Create Quality Assured Custom Homes in 90 days and Relationships that last a lifetime - Guaranteed!!

I Buy Old Coins & Collections Olympic, Gold Silver Coins etc Call Chad 250-863-3082 Local

Our classified ads are on the net! Check it out at



Misc. Wanted


Best rate 5yr-3.09%OAC Serving the Columbia-Shuswap since 1976. Rates Consistently better than banks

(250)832-8766 Toll free 1-800-658-2345

Townhouses SHUSWAP RIDGE Quality Townhomes in Salmon Arm. Great location 2751 15 Ave NE Near high school. 3 styles. Prices $320,900 - $359,000 (250)833-1002

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent 1BDRM. apartment, close to down town, adults, NS, NP, references req.(250)833-6855 1BDRM. apartment downtown W/D, parking, Call Colin (1-604)858-8176 or Dale (250)832-3706 1BDRM Apt. downtown SA, newly reno’d, balcony, private, quiet, NS, NP, Seniors discount, $700/mo. Suomi Apartments, Keith (250)832-6060 2BDRM. in town, avail. July1, 3rd oor, balcony, a/c, adults, NP, $750/mo. heat incl. (250)833-4726 AVAILABLE immediately, spacious 1000sqft. 2bdrm. apt., downtown SA, can be used for residential or commercial incl. F/S, $850/mo. +DD & ref’s, (250)307-2431 BACH suite $550/mo. by rec ctre, inc util, bus stop out front NP, no WD (1-250)871-6000


suites in quiet adult NS, NP, seniors/professional building close to all amenities. Avail now 2 Bdrm Unfurn. 1 Bdrm Furnished. Views McGuire Park and Shuswap Lake $845/mo plus hydro. Ref req’d 250-833-9148

1760 Mable Lake Rd., Lumby

903 Raffan Rd., Armstrong, B.C. V0E 1B7 Ph. 250-546-9420 Fax 250-546-3399

See our website for details & pictures

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Homes for Rent

MARA: 2bdrm. mobile, addition, deck, creekside, new oors, electric & plumbing, f/s/w/d/ac, elec. heat, $700/mo. + DD (250)838-7670

2BDRM. 1.5bath on shared acreage, private fenced yard, F/S, NS, ND, pets neg., avail. Sept.1, ref’s req., $975/mo. + util & DD (250)832-0408 2BDRM., 1bath, near Chase golf, 1yr. lease, ref’s req., $775/mo. (1-250)376-5445 2 BEDROOM house. Close to downtown, NS, NP, ref’s req. (250)833-6855 3 BDRM, 2 BATH, 2 car garage, heat pump. $1,000 per mo. plus utilities. Avail. Sept. 1st. Call 250-836-4841. 3BDRM. near new townhouse, all appl., gas f/p, dbl. garage, $1250/mo. + util. & DD, avail. immed. (250)804-3876 3Bdrm open oor plan approx 1800 Sq ft. Family home 2 full baths, big private lot Low maintenance lots of trees great location close to Little Montain and Shuswap Middle School NS , F/S/DW/W/D Pets neg $1200 lease avail end of Aug. 250-832-0090 BLIND Bay: 4bdrm. 1.5bath, N/G ďŹ replace, 5appl., lrg. yard, NS, NP, $1400/mo. + util., avail Aug. 1st (250)832-2664

Mobile Homes & Parks

Mobile Homes & Parks

SPACIOUS 3bdrm, 1 bath, remodeled $1200 mo. plus util. and damage deposit. Ref. req. (250)774-4724

Commercial/ Industrial COMMERCIAL space for lease at the Blind Bay Market Place. Space from 900sqft. to 6000sqft. Contact Terry (250)804-6132 INDUSTRIAL 4380 45thST SE 1800 Sq.ft. O.H. doors $1000/mo 250-832-0908

Mobile Homes & Pads 3BDRM 1.5 bath, deck on 1/2 acre, 5appl. $1000/mo + util. pets neg. 250-832-5119 or 250-517-7909

Bright, spacious 2 bedroom apartments Close to town, family owned & operated newer apartment buildings. Includes F/S/DW/AC/HW NS, NP. Available Aug. 1 $825/mo. (250)803-1694 SPACIOUS 1 bdrm apt. Central loc. Mature adult. Pet negot. $675. Phone 250-8326490

Misc. for Sale

10 minutes to downtown Vernon. Boat launch, Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club, O’Keefe Ranch – just a few mintues away!! Custom order your new home today:


Sat., July 7 • Starts @ 10:30 a.m.

OLDER 12x56 trailer, needs a lot of work $1000. Call (250)804-6132




For the month of JULY all ads in the Items for Sale category will be

1/2 PRICE! AD MUST BE BOOKED TO START BETWEEN July 4th & 31st. No refunds if cancelled. Must book min. 4 weeks. Cannot be combined with any other special. No changes permitted with the exception of price.

Call 250.832.2131 to book


Friday, July 6, 2012 Salmon Arm Observer





Homes for Rent

Suites, Lower


BEAUTIFUL Eagle Bay, lakeview home, 3 bdrms, large covered deck, wood burning ďŹ replace. Rancher style with a fully ďŹ nished basement. Large, detached double wide garage. N/S N/P $1075/month Call Sid at 250-675-3432 or Danette at 604-309-5124. SEMI beachfront top r. house $900/mo. 2bdrm., lrg deck, 1100sq.ft, internet, W/D/DW, dock, 10 min. from Tappen, NS, NP, ref’s req’d. (604)6121715 or (604)861-6254 SORRENTO: 2Bdrm House w/bsmt. & shed, unfurnished, 4 appl., carport, private area downtown, NS, NP, ref. Req., avail. July 15, $980/mo (250)675-4920 after 5pm. SOUTH Broadview 2bdrm. 2bath on large lot, F/S, NS, NP, $1200/mo. (250)372-0587 (250)371-7536

QUIET Hillcrest area, 1bdrm, gas f/p, above ground suite. $750/mo inc. util. avail. Aug. 1st. ref’s req. N/P, N/S, (250)804-0980

Auto Accessories/Parts

Shared Accommodation BDRM, Hillcrest, quiet + private, shared kitchen + bathroom $400 mo. (250)833-2129

Suites, Lower 1BDRM. 5appl., partially furn SA, great view, NS, NP, $750/mo. + util. (250)517-0743 1 Bdrm Daylight suite, Avail July 15 in a quiet neighborhood close to O/C & Rec Ctre Suitable for working couple. Util and shared laundry incl. N/S N/P D/D and refs. req’d. $650/mo 250-832-4696 1BDRM suite for rent, Hillcrest area, cable, wireless internet gas & hydro incl. $750/mo. (250)803-2037 (250)803-2092 Available July 1st 1BDRM. W/O bsmt. suite, Raven area, avail. Aug 1., $700/mo. incl. util., N/S, DD, (250)253-1265 /250-833-0248 2BDRM W/O bsmt. Ste. Close to DT SA Covered parking. bright and clean small pets ok. NS July 15 $825 + Util 250804-4754 2 BED suite walk to OUC & Bastion. $750. incl. Hydro/gas, N/S .(250)803-1736 BLIND Bay 1bdrm available now. Walk-out suite. Utils. included. $700/mo DD & Ref’s req. N/P, N/S (250)675-2710 BLIND BAY 3bdrm 1bath W/O, lakeview, patio, lge yard, min to beach, large open living/dining/kitchen area, NS, NP, $800/mo. inc. util. plus half months security deposit. Standard BC Lease, ref. req. (250)675-3101 CEDAR Heights: Brand New 1000 sqft., 2bdrm., all appl., sep. ent., $900/mo. + half util., (250)675-5322 EAGLE Bay: new 1bdrm., light and bright, $600/mo. (250)675-4952 Enderby (rural) 1bdrm $650. Also, Bachelor $450. both incl all util, sat/int., 250-558-9171. FULLY reno’d bsmt suite on acreage, sep. ent, w/d, 2 lg bdrms, close to town & OC, $825/mo. incl util. (250)8320013 LARGE 1bdrm. Suits 1 person new w/d, f/s, paint, & ooring. $700/mo. util. incl. NS, NP, quiet area, Avail immed (250)832-6868 Large bright, 2bdrm. 6appl., 4pce. bath, walk to Canoe beach. Cable & utils. inc., NS, No parties. (250)804-2640

Suites, Upper 1BDRM suite in Raven Hill. Private entrance and deck. N/S, N/P, F/S, W/D. WIFI and cable, util. inc. Ref’s req. Parking $800/mo. (250)832-7267 3BDRM., F/S/DW, shared laundry, kid friendly yard, walk to DT, close to bus, NS, NP, Cat OK avail July 1 , $1150/mo. incl. util. (250)8324555

Auto Financing

3BDRM Townhouse, great landlords looking for good tenants, 3 level, 1.5bath, electric heat, washer/dryer, walk to downtown, no pets, $950/mo.(250)819-6966 FULLY Furnished, like new, 2 bed, 2 bath. Near RCMP station & new Askews. 1 year term. $1000. per mth. Incl. gas, hydro. N/P Avail. Aug. 1 Call Lyle (250)833-6097 SICAMOUS 2 bdrm townhouses, c/w washer & dryer. 250-836-4556


2000 Dodge Diesel P/U 3/4 Ton Crewcab low Km’s good cond $12,500 250-833-0980 2007 Pontiac Montana 3.9 V6, ac/pw/pl, 7 pass, 191,000 kms, $4900 obo 250-307-0002

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

1-800-910-6402 DL# 7557


Auto Loans or We Will Pay You $1000

All Makes, All Models. New & Used Inventory.

1-888-229-0744 or apply at:

Antiques / Classics

Campers’ Special - Ready for this year’s camping season 1999 Dodge Dakota club cab, 4x4, V8, 5 spd., A/T/C, exc. tires, well maintained vehicle, highway kms; 1991 Prowler 18’ 5th wheel trailer, new awning, new fridge, new 30# propane tank, 3pce bathroom, 4 burner stove w/oven, double sink, $6500 for the package. (250)804-2795

Trucks & Vans


Must be employed w/ $1800/mo. income w/ drivers license. DL #30526

‘97 FORD AEROSTAR VAN, AWD, 2 sets of tires w/ rims. 250,000 kms. $950.00 FIRM. 250-804-5156.

Boat Accessories MOTOR Guide electric trolling motor 36 pounds thrust with battery $100 250-833-1976

Boats 19’ sailboat on trailer, V-berth, new outboard motor, sails & extras $4500. (250)832-8462 2009 E.Z. boat trailer. C/W spare wheel. $550. (250)833-4393 FIBERGLASS PACIFIC SEA KAYAK. as new, 17’, rudder, 24�beam, roomy cockpit, very stable. $1950. (250)833-4830

Cars - Domestic

The PHOEBE ANN on Shuswap Lake is for sale 39 Passenger Vessel

1994 Ford Mustang V6 RWD 70,000km on new engine. $1000 in winter tires/rims. Amp & Subs. $2700 obo (250)517-9412 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD 260,000kms exc cond Winter/Summer tires $3800 OBO 250-833-8840

Recreational/Sale 2000 24.5’ Topaz 5th wheel, must sell! Price reduced to $8500. DrawTite hitch included. (250)833-4361

$2 million replacement value, will sell for $1 million Contact Narrows Village @

250-804-6496 Recreational/Sale

Great Selection Of RV’s

MIKE ROSMAN RV 1-800-811-8733 Senior Assisted Living


Senior Assisted Living

Beautiful 1 bedroom

Homes for Rent

PROPERTY RENTAL • • • • • • • • •

4 - 16x6.5 5bolt Ford van rims, not winter, $150. ALSO 4 - 16� 5bolt Chevy winter car rims $60. pics on CSRD Reuses website (250)832-2803

2 bdrm house Myers Frontage Road 3 bdrm house, 21st Street SE 2 bdrm house, White Lake Road 3 bdrm house, 50th Street NE 3 bdrm house, Willowdale Dr., Armstrong 2 bdrm furnished townhouse - Orchard Terrace Bachelor & 1 bdrm. Apartments 1 & 2 bdrm Apartments - Caprice 3 bdrm Apartment - Colonial House

& bath corner suite located on the main oor; bright with lots of large windows, kitchenette includes fridge & microwave. Ready for immediate move in. Drop in for a personal tour and let us show you our wide variety of services & programs. Attractive move in incentives being offered. Parkside Estate Retirement Residence 743 Okanagan Avenue Chase, B.C. Telephone: 250-517-9667


Commercial SolutionsÂŽ

OfďŹ ce: Direct: 250•832•7051 250•832•8220

each ofďŹ ce independently owned and operated

TOLL FREE: 1-855-503-3477

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Friday, July 6, 2012 Shuswap Market News

Customers Are Really Everything...


Our Store is Locally Owned & Operated Cracked Wheat & Honey Bread

1 loaf



Jelly Donuts


Calabrese Buns

69¢ea. 249ea. 549ea. 28 /100 g

6 Pack .........................................................................

New! Cheesy Cheddar & Hot Sauce Breadsticks 6 Pack .................

Black Forest Ham ......................................................................... Pastrami



Cervelat Salami

China Lily Soya Sauce


483 mL ..............................................

Save $1.41 on 1

Uncle Tom’s Long Grain Rice 2 kg .......................................

Pieces & Stems, 398 mL ....

Breyers Family Classic Frozen Dessert

Sel. Var., 1.66 L .................................

2 for 5 for



Western Family Pop 355 mL. 12 Pk. + dep. .....

2 for

Old South Frozen Orange Juice ...........................................

3 for

You Save $3.45 on 5

You Save $5.64 on 3

Delmonte Pineapple

Folger’s Coffee

Sel. Var., 398 mL ................

2 for


920 g ...............................................

You Save 78¢ on 2

You Save $2.01 on 1

Kellogg’s Fun Pack Cereal

Carnation Coffee Mate

210 g .................................

2 for

You Save $4.98 on 2



Fresh Chicken Drumsticks VALUE PACK, $5.03 kg ......................................................................

198lb. 228lb.

/100 g



B.C. Baby Long English Cucumbers 5 Pack ...............................................................................

Head Lettuce



ea. ¢

U.S. Grown, $2.16 kg ......................................................................

Save $3.58 on 2


VALUE PACK, $4.37/kg .......................................................................

/100 g


Save $2.01 on 1

You Save $3.98 on 2

Western Family Mushrooms


Fresh Pork Side Ribs


/100 g


Every Day Savings in our Grocery Dept.

VALUE PACK, $19.80/kg .................................................

98 lb.

158 98¢ 158


Summer Sausage

T-Bone Grilling Steak



U.S. Grown, $2.16 kg ......................................................................


Bulk Food


Sunflower Seeds No Salt ................................................................................................

You Save 30¢/kg

798 98

1.40 kg ............................................

Large Tomatoes


You Save $1.41 on 1

Sunflower Seeds Salted .................................................................................................

You Save 30¢/kg


65 65¢

/100 g

/100 g

Flowers Bouquets


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Prices Effective: July 8 - 14, 2012 Summer hours start this Week! Monday-Friday 8:30am-8pm Saturday 8:30am-6pm Sun. & Holidays 9am-6pm Phone: 250-679-3261 Fax: 250-679-3606




We reserve the right to limit quantities - Check our weekly flyer for more specials

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- Big Savings!

Salmon Arm Observer, July 06, 2012  

July 06, 2012 edition of the Salmon Arm Observer

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