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Summer in the Cariboo Blue skies, hay fields and Saskatoon bushes – a reminder of why Quesnel is the perfect place to be. Karen Powell photo

West Fraser encouraged by quarterly results AUTUMN MacDONALD Observer Reporter West Fraser is looking at continued operational improvements. West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reported earnings for the second quarter of 2012 of $27 million and earnings per share of $0.63 on sales of $774 million. For the first half of 2012, earnings were $10 million and earnings per share were $0.24, on sales of $1.5 billion. In the quarter the lumber segment generated

operating earnings of $34 million and operating earnings plus amortization (EBITDA) of $53 million. Lumber prices rallied strongly as improved U.S. demand combined with continuing Asian demand for Canadian lumber. Higher lumber prices also triggered a reduction in duties (from 15 per cent to 10 per cent) charged on softwood lumber exported to the U.S. from B.C. and Alberta for the month of June 2012. The panels segment,

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which includes plywood, laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and medium density fiber (MDF) generated operating earnings in the quarter of $8 million and EBITDA of $12 million. Improved plywood and MDF prices were the main contributors. Pulp and paper operations generated operating earnings of $14 million and EBITDA of $26 million. The average northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) benchmark price

for the quarter businesses increased to to improve “We are US$900 per if U.S. encouraged by new home tonne from US$870 in this quarter’s construction the previous continues to quarter but recover. results...� reduced NBSK “Despite Hank Ketcham, WF CEO some production and shipments encouraging and increased signs, the chemical costs resulted current recovery still in a marginal decline appears to be fragile and in operating earnings could be set back by compared with the adverse global economic previous quarter. events,� the company’s The company said statement reads. they expect results from The company adds with their lumber and panel the additional supply of

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NBSK, the pulp business will require market adjustments before prices recover. Still, the company remains optimistic. “We are encouraged by this quarter’s results and we expect to see continuing operational improvements as a result of our extensive capital program and the efforts of all of our people,� West Fraser chairman and CEO Hank Ketcham said. “We are well positioned to take advantage of the anticipated recovery.�

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The City of Quesnel has cancelled the local state of emergency that has been in effect since last Friday evening. The declaration had been in place due to the potential risk of flash flooding after a landslide took place in Baker Creek near Pinnacles Provincial Park, about three kilometres upstream from where the creek flows into the Fraser River. A team of specialists coordinated by Emergency Management BC and the City of Quesnel visited the site on Monday afternoon, and after

consulting again this morning, determined there is no immediate risk to the public. The material that slid into the creek is solid material, including several large boulders, that is not expected to dissolve suddenly. The opposite creek bank appears to consist mainly of material that erodes easily. This is allowing the creek to carve a new path around the blockage. Various agencies, including the City of Quesnel, will continue to monitor the site, especially during next spring’s run-off period.

A more in-depth geotechnical assessment may also be conducted to determine a number of things, including what caused the slide and the potential for new slides in the area. Despite the risk of a flash flood having passed, the city reminds residents that the creeks and rivers in our area remain potentially dangerous places and that people should always exercise caution when enjoying them. The city thanks residents for their cooperation, patience and understanding during this event.

‘Sophisticated’ break in at Rocky’s Quesnel RCMP CrimeStoppers at are currently 1-800-222-TIPS investigating a (8477). sophisticated CrimeStoppers commercial pays up to break and enter $2,000 in cash newsroom@quesnelobserver.com rewards for to Rocky’s Convenience information Store located in the 2000 leading to an arrest and block of Blackwater Road in charge. Bouchie Lake. Man arrested Shortly after 2 a.m. July 24, unknown suspect(s) entered A 34-year-old Williams Lake the building and stole a man has been arrested and is substantial quantity of cash facing charges of dangerous and merchandise. operation of a vehicle and RCMP investigators and flight from police, after an a Forensic Ident Specialist incident during Billy Barker attended the scene. The Days. investigation into this Break Shortly before 8 p.m. July and Enter continues. 21, Quesnel RCMP received a If you were in the area report of a possible impaired of Rocky’s Convenience driver operating a black Store around 2 a.m. July 24 pickup truck leaving Billy and noticed any vehicles at Barker Days festivities in the the store or persons in the area of LeBourdais Park. immediate vicinity, please Quesnel RCMP located the contact the Quesnel RCMP. Chevrolet pickup moments Anyone with any later in the area of Shepherd information regarding this Avenue and Reid Street and break and enter is asked to activated emergency lights call the Quesnel RCMP at and sirens in order to initiate 250-992-9211. a traffic stop. The vehicle Or, if you wish to initially stopped but quickly remain anonymous, call thereafter fled, traveling

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southbound on Front Street – driving erratically and narrowly missing a white car. The truck then proceeded south on Highway 97 at excessive speeds. Attempts to stop the vehicle by Quesnel RCMP were unsuccessful. The vehicle was later located in Williams Lake where it collided with a marked police vehicle resulting in substantial damage to both vehicles. The vehicle was abandoned nearby and the occupants fled on foot. A 34-year-old Williams Lake male was apprehended by Williams Lake RCMP and police dog services. He was arrested for dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, fleeing the scene of an accident and flight from police. Quesnel RCMP are asking the driver of the white car which was almost hit and anyone who may have witnessed the suspect truck fleeing the traffic stop and driving erratically through Quesnel’s downtown core to call 250-992-9211.

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Thank you to the following poets who submitted their poems. Poet’s Corner will run the last Friday of each month (providing we get submissions). Drop off your poems at the Cariboo Observer Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or email to publisher@quesnelobserver.com. Fax 250-992-5229

The Country Drive We took a drive down a long country road, Looking for wildlife in nature’s abode. The deer were attractive, they ate without fear, As we drove alongside them, ever so near. On the swamp by the road swam a Canada Goose, While there on the edge stood a tall lonely moose. The field in behind had rabbits galore, And a coyote strolled by, looking for more. A bald headed eagle sat, perched on a tree, While a bear down below, ate berries for free. We drove down the road overlooking a hill,

And there stood an elk, he was ever so still. While on our way home, looking up to the sky, We saw a large owl, his head was held high. He soared and he soared while looking for prey, As he flew o’er the fields of the freshly cut hay. Our drive through the forest was really worthwhile, We enjoyed every minute, mile after mile. It’s still in our mind and it’s all very clear, We’re taking that drive again in a year. Elaine Couldwell

Whittier Creek What better place to write a poem Or but a poet be? What better place to have a home than by the lovely lea?

It gives a cool, refreshing bath In summers hot and dry, Within a pool along the path; Secluded if you're shy.

I love to walk along it's sand And know the peace it brings When twilight covers all the land And night has velvet wings.

The creek has other things to give, Such as fish, if you know About the foam and where they live And how far down to go.

And in the Spring, when it has grown From melting snows that last On meadows far unknown, It is a torrent going past.

But best of all, it gives the place To be alone, at last, Where the earth shows it's smiling face And life is not so fast.

The thunder from the water booms And fills the night with sound. It reaches into all the rooms As in the air around.

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The Calgary Stampede “Welcome to the 100th anniversary of the Calgary stampede!” Beautiful horses enter the stampede, they see their riders must lead. Cowboys and Cowgirls throughout the map rush in for the National Anthem by fire. 300,000 people come to see the entertainment they must admire. Amateur Bareback is the first to start a scene. To ride you must at lease be in your teens. The handsome rider and the horse leap out of the corral before you can say horse. The grand horse bucks with such great force. The horn blares and the cowboy has survived the exciting round. Next is Amateur Saddle bronco, the riders courage must be found. They ride a bucking horse, NOT BAREBACK! But with a saddle. When it begins, the riders sure rattle. The horn blares! Oh! He’s bucked off his horse. Other cowboys must try to survive this daring course. Another bucking competition begins, steer riding to be exact. Some cowboys riding get a nice hard WHACK! Now tie down roping must begin its awesome show. When the calf gets tied up, the cowboy sure crows. Next is steer wrestling, then pro bareback professional saddle bronc, ladies barrel racing, bull riding and finally wild pony races. These spirited cowboys/girls sure put an effort and keep the pace. But they enjoy competing in the Calgary stampede! The End Ryder Anderson Age 11

Awesome Wonder I stand in awesome wonder out in the misty moon light night. I feel the gentle softness and the beauty of the sight. I thought about my Father’s home; I left not long ago. As I looked into the heavens, I know he loves me so. I see again His glorious mansions that seem made of pure gold. The splendor of the flowers and their beauty to behold. I smell their scented perfume, it seems riding on the breeze. I hear the robins singing, and the rustle of the leaves. Along the silver pathway, I feel my footsteps lead. To a splendid golden alter, for talents I would need. I hear Him whisper softly, a message just for me. Please treat others kindly, as you would have them do to you. Reach your hand to all, and the needy please pursue. Learn to understand, all are not the same. Be willing to forgive, those who play the different game. Like My Son; your brother, please turn the other cheek. Keep the spirit with you, and of the gospel seek. My daughter dear we, now send you down to earth, To take a body up, in a mortal birth. We bless you now with courage, and with a spirit bright. Keep away from satans darkness, and seek heavenly light. Follow well the Savior, and shout with joyous lays. I know my father lives, let it be your song of praise. So now to you, we say adieu. Go now and choose the right. Remember my yoke is easy, and my burden is so light. I’ll do what thou hast asked me; and I will promise to obey. I’ll build a wall around my faith; and not be led astray. As I turned to enter in my door, I know I lived with Him before. Loving parents let me go. And watched my struggles down below. The Savior taught us how to pray, We ask our Father day by day; To teach, help and strengthen us as we go upon our way. June Harnden Anderson

The Pipeline-a Parody It is a path to perplexity. It is thousands of risks to streams and soil It is a threat to ecosystems, and to rare and common species. It is world-record safety violations. It is a path to low environmental conscience. A pipeline, with the oil tankers, will increase danger to the ocean and ocean life. It will trigger global dilemmas. It will spawn local opposition. It is more than a pipeline. It is a pathway to future disaster. Betty Helsdon Edwards


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The Ten Percent Solution I had the pleasure of attending a Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) sponsored event in Quesnel last week at which CUPE BC President Barry O’Neill outlined the union’s campaign to create a “ten percent shift” in people’s spending habits in favour of local producers and businesses. This is a timely and worthwhile campaign that merits closer attention from local government and business organizations in our region. The Ten Percent Shift campaign is intended to show people they can actively help to create sustainable economic growth in their communities by deliberately shifting ten percent of their existing household spending to local goods and services and locally owned businesses. Ideas and examples of how to make this shift are provided on the campaign’s website,www.tenpercentshift.ca, along with an opportunity to take the “Ten Percent Pledge.” During the session in Quesnel, Mr. O’Neill gave numerous examples of communities that have actively promoted this shift in spending and the positive, and cumulative, impacts that accrued to workers and businesses alike. Given the sorry and uncertain state of the global economy, anything we can do to foster a stronger local economy will help us all in the long run.

The seven candidates in the Miss Quesnel Self Development Program did their best last Friday night to impress the judges, but in the end, Parveen Pannu was crowned Miss Quesnel 2012 and Katey Genereux and Cassidy Knorr were crowned as Quesnel Princesses. The newly crowned royalty waved to the crowds Saturday morning at the Billy Barker Days parade.

While the overall intent of CUPE’s campaign is similar to other “shop local” initiatives, the key difference is the specific target it establishes for spending locally and the fact that a large public sector union is actively educating its members about the community benefits of keeping their money circulating in their local economy.

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The shift Mr. O’Neill is promoting should become part of our overall strategy to mitigate the economic impacts of the mountain pine beetle epidemic, and I applaud his and CUPE BC’s efforts to get us all to support our local economies.

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OPINIONS Just ask

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erhaps Premier Christy Clark sees a battle with Alberta — over revenue from allowing the Enbridge pipeline to use B.C. to link Alberta oil with tankers on the Pacific Ocean — as the last hope to rally voters in time for the spring 2013 election campaign. It stands to reason, since the B.C. NDP has staked the opposed-topipeline position and the B.C. Conservatives have claimed the support-with-conditions spot. However, by demanding that B.C. receive oil royalties from profits made from what flows through the pipeline, Clark is simply catering to those who already support the Enbridge proposal. Those opposed — and they include First Nations along the proposed route from Alberta to Kitimat — have said loud and clear it is not about money, but about inevitable environmental damage. Grand Chief Edward John of the First Nations Summit political executive summed it up in a scathing press release on July 24, when he said the Clark B.C. Liberal government has missed the mark, stressing “B.C. First Nations’ traditional territories and pristine environment are not for sale.” John reminded Clark of the Supreme Court of Canada’s stance that there is a legal requirement for governments to “consult and accommodate” First Nations regarding any and all land and resource development initiatives in their respective territories. If First Nations cannot be convinced to allow a pipeline to be constructed through their territories — with or without scads of cash — the pipeline simply will not come to be. With Clark’s demand having been rejected by Alberta Premier Alison Redford, with First Nations still on the sidelines and with strong opposition among the public, perhaps it would be wise for Clark to add a non-binding referendum question to the May 14, 2013 general election ballot. A simple question — Are you in favour of the Enbridge pipeline proposal? — could produce results that tell the government of the day exactly which direction it should travel on this pipeline proposal. –Black Press

Everyone has a story to tell T

he recent report of a 45-year-old man in Oklahoma City who claimed he made $60,000 a year panhandling sparked a ton of conversation throughout North America, and some of it was angry. “Here I am working my tail off for $45,000 a year and this guy is making more than me doing nothing?!” exclaimed one of my friends. That was the kind of reaction many people had after reading that Shane Warren Speegle told a police officer that he was too lazy to get a real job and would rather risk paying $200/day for a permit to panhandle. But given a choice between an honest day of work and a day out on the streets, most people would never choose the latter. Why? One of the reasons is that begging is humiliating. Another could be that it’s harder than it looks.

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On A Brighter Note “I was stuck in a strange city once after my wallet was stolen when I was traveling in my twenties,” another friend told me. “I had to ask strangers for money so I could get something to eat and call home. Most people ignored me like I didn’t exist and a few hurled profanities at me and told me to get a job.” Embarrassed and in tears, she continued to ask for handouts until a nice older couple stopped to help. “I can’t imagine ever choosing to beg for money,” she said. “Working is way easier

don’t know their history any more than they know ours. I’m not saying whether or not we should be giving them money, I’m just suggesting that we don’t paint everyone with the same brush. We also can’t lose sight of how fortunate we are to be living in North America. Even the homeless of our society have access to running water, food and shelter, unlike millions of our fellow humans who are born into poverty stricken third-world nations where a glass of clean water isn’t even available. Everything is relative and compassion is key. It will guide us as individuals to decide who and how we choose to help others. More columns, blogs, cartoons and videos can be found at LoriWelbourne. com. Lori Welbourne is a Black Press columnist.

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than that was.” So is this Speegle guy for real when he says he’d rather panhandle than work a real job? It’s obviously possible. Yet if he is telling the truth, I don’t think he’s a fair representative of panhandlers in general. From what I know, most people on the streets are there because they have a mental illness, a crippling addiction or they’ve fallen on desperate times and are unable to get a legitimate job. I’d also guess that most of them aren’t making anywhere close to $60,000 a year. As human beings we tend to judge based on the appearances of what we see. When we witness what looks to be an able-bodied person asking for money on the streets we may judge them harshly and consider them to be lazy scammers when quite the opposite might be true. We really

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Half truths and rude Editor: Re: Not the Barkerville I remembered, Feedback, July 18. The letter from AB and Mary McQuillin printed in the recent Observer is inaccurate, discouraging and unfair, with respect to our theatre and, I believe, our town. At 10:45 on Monday morning there was a pounding on our front door. When I answered there were four people there, asking about the 11 a.m. show. I explained that there was no show on Monday, as the actor needed a day off, one day off per week. A regular day off, as they saw

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on the web by their “Our actors own admission. At 10:45 the full cast motto is: ‘You was in rehearsal – don’t call some day off. At no time did I indicate in sick - you that “they had worked hard over call in dead.’ the past week and And, we do cancelled the show.” That is a complete shows for as fiction. We have few as two cancelled perhaps three shows in nine people.” years and always because of serious incidents. Our actors motto is: “You don’t call in sick - you call in dead.” And, we do shows for as few as two people.

Their final comment advising visitors to check “if the cast is in the mood to put on the show” is rude, and wrong. The letter was run without fact checking by the Observer staff so the can also should hang off your paper’s tail as well. A simple phone call would have rectified the issue. Richard Wright Theatre Royale Barkerville

This spectator at the Quesnel rodeo shows his excitement of winning more than $1,700 in the 50/50 draw. Karen Powell photo

Letters and emails must include full name and contact phone number and should be 250 words or less. The editor reserves the right to edit submissions for clairity, brevity and legality. Letters to the Editor, Quesnel Cariboo Observer, 188 Carson Ave. Quesnel, BC V2J 2A8 email: newsroom@quesnelobserver.com Ph: 250-992-2121 Fax: 250-992-5229 Quesnel Cariboo Observer is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org

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BBDAYS2012 – KIDS DAY IN THE PARK

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BBDAYS – GOLD DUST MALL

Congratulations!

277 athletes and 47 coaches from the Cariboo-North East (Zone 8) competed at the 2012 BC Summer Games. Thank you to the coaches, officials, volunteers, and families who support these growing champions. See photos, videos and results at www.bcgames.org

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BBDAYS2012 – ENTERTAINMENT AT THE PARK

Autumn MacDonald photos

2012 BB Days another great Celebration

Thanks to BB Days Society Hair Styling: Colours, cuts, Hi-Lites Tinting: Eyebrows & Lashes Waxing: Eyebrows, Lashes, Upper lip, Lower Legs Open: 5 Days a Week • Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm 723 Abbott Drive • 250-992-7800

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Billy Barker Days 2012

Thank You to our many volunteers

Ariana Cross, BC Hydro Power Smart, Bethel Church Crew, Bev Grondzil Carolyn Bartel, Cathy Walsh, Charlotte Petrie, Child Care Resource & Referral Child Development Centre, Eileen Cindric, Eric Wickham, Florence White Girl Guides of Canada, Harjinder Jassel, Herman Nijjar, Jenna McLennon Jeremy Mathies, JJ Hackler, Joyce Standbridge, Justin Hesselgrave Kamalpreet Nijja, Ken Mooney, Kurtis Ford, Laura VanSchick, Liam Palmer Martin Scriver, Melanie Rosner, Mike Cross, Nancy Gagnon, Navin Kotak Neelam Jassal, North Cariboo Aborigional Family Program Society, Pat Cortens Rae Daggitt, Rhea Everatt, Rosemarie Shopa, Samantha Morgan, Sandra Warner, Shane Rawling, Sharon Kreitzer, Sheri Coles, Stefan VanSchick Trina Melanson, William Lacy and Kerry O’Nanski

Festival Results at www.billybarkerdays.ca

Draws:

Bronze

A & W Restaurants B & A Autobody Babcon Industries Ltd Bear Communications Big Canyon Rafting Blackwater Timber Bo Peep Boutique Booster Juice Boston Pizza Bumblebee Boutique/Barkerville Fudge Canadian Forest Products Ltd. Quesnel Cariboo Forest Consultants Chemo RV Sales & Service Coffey & Bernath Crystal Glass Canada Ltd Custom Polishing & Wax Dairy Queen Quesnel Domino’s Pizza Eagle Building Supplies Eldorado Recreation Firehouse Tattoo Fountain Tire Full Throttle Motor Sports Gordon Perry Photography Green Tree Health & Wellness Ltd. H & R Block HMC Johnston Meier Insurance AGCS Grp Julie’s Edible Bouquets Kal Tire KPMG LLP Load Em Up Petroleum Magnuson Hotel - Grace Inn

1 Minute Muffler/Tireland Active Rent-All All West Glass Amboy Logging Ltd Bank Of Montreal Barkerville Historic Town Big Country Printers C & R Video Canadian Western Mechanical Cariboo Propane Cariboo Woodshop Carrie’s Custom Picture Frames Centreline Collision Century 21 Bob Sutton Realty Ltd Chevron Canada Coffee Break Publications Concord Restorations Ltd Cutting Edge Hair Studio Denny’s Restaurant Design Flooring Ltd Fraserview Pharmacy Gillin Accounting Ltd

Maple Park Mall Merchant Association MGB Tax Services NAPA Auto Parts North Cariboo Realty Ltd. Northland Mortgages Quesnel Ltd. OK Tire Store (Canada) Ltd. Panago Pearl’s Antique mall Quesnel Citizens Patrol Association Quesnel Paving Quesnel Portable Toilet Rentals Richbar Nursery Golf & Garden Robin’s Donuts & Deli Ron Paull Communications Ron Rasmussen/Alpha Accounting Rona Home Centre Shoppers Drug Mart Subway Restaurant Tolko Industries Ltd Tower Inn Travelodge Ultimate Trophies & Engraving Unimac Carriers Ltd Vanderhoof & District Co-op Association West Central Pipe West Park Dental West Park Mall Westside Liquor Store Willis Harper Wright Choice Automotive Ltd. WV Falloon Contracting Ltd Yellowhead Drywall

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Booster Arthur J Burrows & Co Inc Benjamin Moore Decor Gallery Berge’s Styling Caravan Motel Cindric Surveying Circle ‘S’ Western Wear Downtown Petro Canada Frank’s Supermarket Good Health Pharmacy Hi Chic Lazy Daze Motel & Campsite Mac’s Convenience Store

Marshall Veterinary Clinic Modern Electric North Town Auto Clinic Quesnel Iron & Engineering Ltd Quesnel Veterinary Clinic River Rock Pub & Restaurant Sears Canada South Hill Shell Super Suds Laundromat & Dry Cleaning The Barber Shop The Breeze Gold & Gallery

Lucky Program Winners 1st prize 2nd prize 3rd prize 4th prize -

Custom Polishing & Wax Car Detailing - Sandi Evjenth Richbar Nursery Golf & Gardens -Two 10 round Punch Passes- Bert Lucas Quesnel & District Arts & Recreation Centre 3 month pass - Heather & Ingo Hinz Barkerville Historic Site - 2 adult Heritage Packages - Sheron Kunkel

Visitors Program Draw Connie Fraik

2 Person Rafting Trip with Big Canyon Rafting Draw July 20 - Harlen Whitford • July 21 - Frank Boucher

Volunteer Draw

Araina Cross Carolyn Bartel Harjinder Jassal

Jeremy Matthies Navin Kotak Rosemarie Shopa

Shane Rawling Stefan VanSchick

Business Decorating Winners Bank Challenge 1st Scotiabank 2nd CIBC Most Humorous Carter’s Jewellers

Best Window Painting West Park Mall Best Window Display Willis Harper

Best All Round Décor Scotiabank Dairy Queen Quesnel

Best Dressed Staff Savalas Steakhouse Restaurant

Billy Button

$1000 Button # - 1571 - Unclaimed • $ 500 Button # - 1883 - Unclaimed • $ 300 Button # -1535 - Claimed Best Local Entry (Trophy) B.C. Forest Service Float - Association/Club North Cariboo Multi Centre Float - Out of City Cariboo Regional District Float - Children’s (12 & under) Hidden Lake Guest Ranch Float - Commercial Any Theme BC Forest Service Best Other Wheeled Sandy Toma ‘73 Fury

Parade

Best 1900-1960 Stock Bob & Becky DeRoy 1916 Dodge Brothers Best Riding Club Quesnel & District Riding Club Best Horse Drawn Team Allen Thideman Best Drill Team Quesnel Kidney Foundation Quesnel Chapter

Marching Unit Club/ Organization Red Hat Society Best Mascot Denny’s “Benny” Best Marching Band Grande Prairie Marching Band Best Pipe Band Quesnel Pipe & Drums

Coloring Contest Winners Age Group 0-5 1st Place - Kenzie Nordgren 2nd Place - Stella 3rd Place - Madison MacIntyre

Age Group 6-9 1st Place - Tatum Mueller 2nd Place - Cole Salmons 3rd Place - Keira Michalchuk

Age Group 10-12 1st Place - Alyssa Horth 2nd Place - Cheyenne Winslow 3rd Place - Shannon Foley

Billy’s Treasure Hunt Winners 2012 1st Place - Branda Eggert, Emily Eggert - Botkin, and Kyle Eggert 2nd Place - Rhea Callis and Carllie Smith 3rd Place - Sadie Mills, Desmond Mills and Gerry Howe

Slushy Drinking Contest 2012 Adult - Jamie Wannop Kids - Keira Nelson

Presidents Post Festival Message Quesnel - you make me proud! The tents have been taken down and put away. The stage has been swept. Billy Barker Days members and staff are tying up loose ends and they wind up a great Festival for the 39th time. Thank you for coming out and supporting Billy Barker Days. Thank you to the volunteers for donating their time and energies on those hot, hot days. Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors for keeping the Festival going. And last but not least, The Billy Barker Days members, your dedication and commitment is appreciated. To all of Quesnel, mark these dates on your calendar, July 18 -21 for the 40th annual Billy Barker Days Festival.

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Lifestyles

Annie Gallant Lifestyles Editor

Ray Langley, left and Duane Paley, right, share a special story of good luck and good timing. Annie Gallant photo

ANNIE GALLANT Observer Reporter Ray Langley admitted he sometimes tells stories, mostly true but with a little embellishment. But the fishing rod story was even beyond his belief. His pal Duane Paley began the story in late March 2011. As was often his habit he headed to Milburn Lake with his little dog for a bit of ice fishing, hoping to catch a couple of trout for dinner. “After I cut a hole in the ice my little dog disappeared,” he said. “I put my rod on my bucket and went in search of the dog around the corner. When I found him I threw him in the pickup and returned to my fishing hole. “My rod was missing. I presumed it went down the hole.” Paley said he usually doesn’t carry a second rod, so he returned to his home nearby, fired the dog in the door and grabbed another rod. “I went back to my fishing hole, caught a couple of fish and was done.” Chalking it up to a casualty of fishing, although he’s never lost a rod before, Paley never expected to see the rod again. His 30-inch, yellow-tipped fishing rod, with his favourite weight and chartreuse jig, was swallowed up by the lake. Fast forward to March 2012 and avid fisherman Ray Langley decided to try ice fishing in Milburn Lake. “I like to go where others fish, often there’s holes already cut in the ice,” he said with a laugh. “I’m always looking for easy fishing.” He wasn’t disappointed as there were several existing holes. “I thought maybe Duane or some other fishermen would be on the lake but I was alone,” Langley said. After trying a few of the different spots, Langley settled on his fishing box at one of the ice holes and began jigging, hoping to catch a few trout for his dinner. “All of a sudden something heavy was on the line,” he said.

Once he returned, they talked about the chance of losing a rod and Duane related his experience from “I put my rod on my bucket and went in search the previous year. of the dog around the corner. When I found As he was describing the dog disappearing, laying him I threw him in the pickup and returned to the rod down instead of inside the bucket and finding it missing, Ray said a light went on and he figured he my fishing hole. My rod was missing. I pre- might just have found the lost rod. Ray shared his story of landing a rod less than a sumed it went down the hole.” hour before. Duane Paley “I said there’s no way that was my rod,” Duane said with a big grin. He envisioned a great big fish but whatever he’d Ray asked him to describe the rod. hooked was too big for even a fat Milburn Lake trout. “The only thing I could remember was the chartreuse Slowly reeling in his catch, Langley saw a spinner, jig,” Duane said. followed by the rod handle and reel and he knew he’d When Ray produced the rod, Duane was stunned, he hooked a fishing rod. instantly recognized his lost fishing rod. “It was perfectly hooked to come straight out of the “I recognized the weight on the line, it’s one I’ve been ice hole vertically,” Langley reported. fishing with for about 30 years,” Duane said. Now, at that time of year the ice is about 26 inches Although he’s only had the rod for about 10 years, he thick and besides fish, he said, the only thing you hook was happy to have the gear back. are sticks and unless they come straight up you can’t Both agreed it was an amazing coincidence; the retrieve them and often have to cut the line. But the fishing rod, with the yellow tip and chartreuse fishing hole Ray chose to jig was probably exactly where Duane had been fishing a full year earlier. jig came up through the hole as pretty as you please. “I was reluctant to tell the story because it really “I wound the line on the reel, but the whole thing was sounds like a far-fetched fish story,” Ray said. pretty slimey, I didn’t want to touch it,” he said with a “If Duane hadn’t come along just after I fished the grin. rod out of the hole and we hadn’t started talking about “I gave it a little bath in the hole and stashed the losing a rod, the story might never have unfolded.” thing in my truck. I didn’t want people to think I was The rod is no worse for wear after spending a year at cheating, fishing with two rods.” the bottom of Milburn Lake, however the reel didn’t Fast forward about 40 minutes. survive the ordeal. Langley noticed someone drive up, obviously With a new one in place, Duane said it’ll be back in planning on ice fishing. action next winter. “I’d finished work early and decided to catch a fish Ray says he’ll be back fishing next year for another for supper,” Paley said. rod. “I realized it was Duane and we starting talking But for both men it’s really all about the fish. Both are about fishing and trucking (both men shared the same born and raised in Quesnel and have a long love-affair profession),” Langley said. Ray had to go to the truck and asked Duane to watch with fishing, especially fish from Milburn Lake. “The fish in Melburn Lake are better tasting,” Ray his rod. said with a hearty laugh. “I joked that maybe I’d catch the big one and didn’t They said they haven’t told the story to too many want to lose my rod,” he said. people because it seems so unbelievable but figure the That wasn’t likely though as unlike Duane a year ago, Ray’s rod was securely set in the rod holder on his jig is up, now the whole town will know their totally true, but remarkable fishing tale. fishing box.


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Thank You from Family Day and Early Learning Expo Organizers - 2012

Happy 65th Anniversary

It is never too late to say thank you to all those that supported and helped with Family day 2012…

Central interior Logging association, Cariboo Guru Darbar Sikh Temple, Crystal Glass, Cariboo Water, Rona, A&W(North), Johnston-Meier Insurance, Gill Insurance, Aroma Foods, Quesnel RCMP Prince George RCMP, Emergency Social Services Committee, Air cadets Squadron 168, 768, Travelodge, Eagle Building Supplies, Grace Inn, Quesnel Cariboo Observer, Miss Quesnel Royalty, Cariboo Honda, Kal Tire, Integris Credit Union, Quesnel Labour Council, Kawasaki Full Throttle Motorsports, Johnston Neighbourhood Association, Bob Simpson, MLA, Canada Safeway Limited, Save on Foods, BC Hydro, PG, CN, Vista Radio WL, Ron Nielsen The Wolf, and to all the volunteers, to anyone we may have missed, a big apology.

Thank You so much, we look forward to your participation in 2013. From the Family Day Committee

August 1st, 2012

Len & Louise Dubuc Love your Kids, Grandchildren, & Great Grandchildren

Darlene was congratulated by family and friends as she Þnished 4 years of college to obtain her Bachelor of Science and her nursing degree degree. The road ahead is full of new challenges, some good, some bad, but all a new experience to savour and enjoy. Stay true to yourself Dar and don’t look back. Congratulations from all your family, good luck in future endeavours and God Bless You.

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Finding a new home: the challenges of rehoming a pet When the decision is made to bring an animal into our lives, most of us accept the responsibility to care for it for its entire life. Sadly, there are times when we realize that we may need to rehome our pets: unmanageable allergies, conflict between pets, changes in family finances, long-term illness or moving to a place, such as an assisted care facility, which may not allow pets. When looking for a new home for your cherished animal companion here are a few things to consider. Start with who you know. Do you have a friend, family member, neighbour or someone else who is close to you who wants to welcome a new animal into their life? Going to live with a familiar face will make the transition much easier for your pet. Whenever possible, try to find someone who has previous experience with caring for pets and who has a suitable lifestyle. For instance, does your cat dislike children? Perhaps rehoming her with your daughter who just had twins wouldn’t be the best option – for the cat or the children! Plan for the health of your pet. Before you rehome your animal ensure that they are spayed or neutered. If your pet has on-going and expensive health issues you may want to set up a trust with your veterinarian so that your pet’s new owner can have some assistance with the costs. If this isn’t an option, be sure that you are completely honest about all

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Trinity Lutheran Church (LCC) 375 Hartley Street • 250-992-6112 Pastor Lorne Reddemann Home of the “Lutheran Hour” Sundays on 100.3 The Wolf at 8:05 am Divine Service: 10 a.m. Sunday Sunday School & Bible Class: 11:20 a.m.

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Jonas Gagnon Sports Reporter

Top; runners made their way along the scenic river walk. Right; the welcoming party at the end of the race offered encouragement to many a weary runner as they crossed the line. Jonas Gagnon photos

Billy Barker Days Fun Run host to both youn and young at heart JONAS GAGNON Observer Reporter With categories ranging from six years-old all the way up past 70, the fun run had fun for everyone. Starting at 9 a.m. in a mass start from LeBourdais Park, the group of runners set out to challenge themselves and each other. Tracing their way through the city, along the river walk and finishing at the Rec Centre, runners took from half an hour, to two hours to filter their way through the city. The variation in times is mostly as a result of the two courses from which the runners could choose. Participants made the choice between a 5.2 or 12.4 km run, except for the youngest category, which was limited to the 5.2 km run. After all the runners had collected at the Rec Centre, they gathered at the Shiraoi Garden for the awards ceremony, door

prizes and some snacks to recoup the energy they had just expended. Door prizes included gift certificates and two pairs of runners, a pair of New Balances and a pair of Asics from Reason 2 Run. Bruce Haley was the first of all the competitiors running the long course to arrive at the Rec Centre. He topped his category, male 40-49, with a time of 54:20. Second in the category, with a time of 56:02, was Francis Barbosa, followed by Scott Gibbs at 59:16 taking third. Not far behind, at 58:48, was Melinda Johnston at the top of her class, female 30-39. She was followed by Nicola MacKay at 1:21:41 and Trina Melanson with a time of 1:27:09. In the female 40-49, Catherine Giles was the fastest, at 58:56. Terri Paul was second, making the Rec Centre in 1:10:29, followed by Valri Finniss in third at 1:21:17. The 30-39 male category

Jason Neumeyer took first, finishing all 12.4 km in 55:14. Kevin Sturt came in second, finishing in 55:51, followed by Anthony Boyd at 56:59. Sonny Cervienka was the only runner to represent the young'uns in the 12.4 km run. He finished in 59:19 and won his category, male 13-18. The 50-59 year-olds were scant on the ground, but a couple of women showed up to represent for their age group. Bridget Nowalwuslin took first in her age category, with a time of 1:08:49. Rebecca Hydamacka took second with a time of 1:18:19. Perhaps the most impressive were those were closing in on retirement, or were long retired, but still came out and did the whole 12.4 kms of the long run. Petrie Neave, in the men's 60-69, did the run in 1:08:37, winning his category. Bill Staats followed in second with a time of 1:45:29.

A single runner came out to run in the 70+ category. Everet Bjorkkland was that man, finishing the race, and a couple extra kilometres due to a wrong turn, at 1:56:57. Kayla Plamandon and Craig Rodger were the only ones representing for the 20-29 yearolds. Plamandon, in the 5.2 km category, finished with a 32:08 and Rodger at 33:55. Diane Gibbs took the 5.2 30-39 category with a time of 28:59, followed by Amelie Deyaeger at 30:18 and Colleen Realf at 30:32. In the male 40-49 5.2 km, Matthew Havery came in first with a 26:29, followed by Martin Holst at 35:32 and Kelly McTaggart at 37:33. Jean Renyard was the only 50-59 year-old woman doing the 5.2 km run. She finished at 28:47. There were more men in the 50-59 category. Barry Mueller was the first past the line in that category, with a time of

24:42. Don Wood followed him at 26:33, with Peter Renyard wrapping up the top three at 29:36. Two adventurous septuagenarians took part in the 5.2 km version of the fun run. Doug Schweyer finished in 37:43 to take the male category and Lorraine Vandeweghe finished in 37:13 to take the female category. A couple 13-18 year-old girls took part in the run. Grace McTaggart took the fastest time in that category with a 24:56, followed by Casey Richert at 26:50. Katherine Osmond was the only female in the 6-12 year-old category, and thus took the tops spot in her category, finishing at 44:27. The male 6-12 category was fuller. Adam Osmond took the top spot in that category, finishing at Adam Osmond at 29:18. Jade Gibb took second at 32:12, followed by Nathan Isaac at 35:35.


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July 22 - 28, 2012 ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20 Branch out and enjoy new ways of thinking, Aries. Keep the energy and enthusiasm about a new project. Your energy will inspire others to get moving, too.

Girls and boys and their big toys, playing in the dirt JONAS GAGNON Observer Reporter Under a hot sun that threatened to turn the mud to caked sand, the mud boggers got their clean trucks dirty on Saturday and continued playing in the mud through to Sunday. The bogs were a little dry on Saturday due to a new system the organizers were implementing, but, the organizers perfected the system for Sunday, resulting in much muddier, dirtier races. Despite the glitch on Saturday, the organizers were happy with the event. "It was one of the best races we’ve had in a long time and we're very proud of the guys who worked so hard to get the races up and running," Gavin McDonald, the president of the North West Mud Racing Association, said. The drags included everything from Suzuki Samurais you can see everyday on the street, to alcohol-burning, paddle-wheeled, supercharged, big-block running, fire breathing monsters that travelled the length of the drag in under three seconds, with wheels in the air as often as the mud. It was a test of endurance for those who showed up without earplugs, as the higher classes, running with open headers, sang an intense tune. The tube frame trucks, and car-ish vehicles, were a hit with the young ones in the crowd, who got to see them up close, as well as get free posters signed by the drivers, at the intermission. Drivers and trucks came from all over the province to compete. A couple local trucks and drivers did quite well in their classes. Locals Clint Crossman and Carmen Standbridge got third in the Fountain Tire Racing truck in the Street Class. Jody Mighton, another Quesnel local,took second in Class C in Mudder Hucker. The fastest pass, however, went to Steve Streel in Overdraft, a Class F truck. He made it down the strip in 2.272 seconds in a cloud of mud and noise.

TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21 You may need to get a little aggressive to get what you need, Taurus. Don't worry about being rude; you just may need to push yourself into certain situations this week.

Clockwise from left; Defibrilator gets some air off a bump as the strip ends and the ground turns from mud to dust; Mudder Hucker, driven by Jody Mighton, was the most succesful local; the trucks didn’t just spew mud, but some pretty intense exhaust fumes from their open headers. Jonas Gagnon photos

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Stocks and the Quesnel Iron Street Stocks. But the main event, and the treat for race fans, was the brightly coloured ARCA cars. Closer to the cars circling tracks in NASCAR than any car you might see on the road, the ARCA cars were a rainbow of colour as they blurred around the track, letting out shrieks of banshees as the drivers

coaxed every bit of power from the engine in an effort to win. In the Mr. Mikes Mini Stocks, Davin Barks, from Prince Geoge, took first in the main. In the Quesnel Iron Street Stocks, local Mike Lefebvre took first in the main event. In the ARCA series 27 Mark Berriau won, 18 Ian Graham came second,

71 Dave Olson was third, followed by 92 Logan Jewel. Number 5 Bob Williams battled into fifth. Top finishing rookie 21 Cass Walker claims her first top ten finish. This meant the top three drivers in the points race, Berriau, Grahm and Olson, kept theeir place and pulled a couple more points in front of their challengers.

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The divorce open While crowds of people made their way into town to take part in the fesitivities of Billy Barker Days, a few couples escaped the noise and bustle for the greener pastures of the Quesnel golf course. Known in other towns as ‘The Divorce Open,’ couples played the course, each teeing off and then choosing whose ball they wanted to play, which they would take turns playing until they managed to sink the ball. This called for not only good golfing, but a steady relationship lest a big number and a small, white ball get between couples. Justin Neufeld and Nicole Labrecque, from Prince George, came away from the weekend with the low net score. Quesnel locals Dan and Heather Rosengren took the low gross for the weekend. With a record amount of players for the tournament, the organizers were happy with the outcome. “It was a pretty big success,” Wendy Heppner, an organizer of the event, said. “There was lots of support from the community. Players from Kelowna, Abbortsford, 100 Mile, Prince George and Quesnel were at the course for the weekend. Heather Marchildon puts as her husband Frank, looks on at the His & Hers golf tournament at the Quesnel Golf Course on the weekend. Jonas Gagnon photo

Today in Kamloops again this week butcher cows and butcher bulls dominated the sale receipts with 225 head. Jeanette Munson and Hugh Herritt set our cow pace with 1205 lb cows from Lillooet trading to 77.50 and 1370 lb cows to 77.00. The Arrowhead Ranch with 1715 lb cows to 77.00. Edith Currie from Princeton had 1373 lb cows trade to 75.50 and 1260 lb cows to 76.50. Paul Kempter had 1655 lb butcher cows trade to 76.75. Wayne & Jill Hughes with 1995 lb butcher bulls trading to 86.50. Lauder Ranches with 1378 lb cows trading to 77.00. Feeder cattle had a nice package from the West Ranch 433 lb h/c’s trading to 161.00. The Fennell Ranch with a great set of calves, their 613 lb steers traded to 151.00, a pen of their 560 lb steers hit 161.00 and their 618 lb heifers to 146.00 and 478 lb h/c to 167.00. Only a few cow/calf pairs today trading to 1900.00 per pair. Just a reminder - no sale in Kamloops next week - the next sale in Kamloops is Tuesday August 7th. This will be a special yearling sale with over 300 top quality yearlings listed now.

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The heart of Billy Barker Days: riding and roping JONAS GAGNON Observer Reporter The scorching heat made for a dry paddock and many a red neck at the 46th Annual Quenel Rodeo last weekend. The rodeo had less serious events to go along with the official cowboy roping and riding. Featuring a wild horse race, where cowboys scrambled to catch and put saddles on horses, before racing them. A wild pony race, which was much the same, but infinitely cuter as the contestants were ponies and children. During the intermission, the rodeo also had a flat race the length of the track and a calf scramble, in which kids scrambled to take flags from calves and win $50. In the more serious events, Richard Glassford had the honour of taking first in breakaway roping in front of the hometown crowd. Chelsea Wallach, from Prince George, took second place, with Brandy Sledon, from Keremeos following in third. Junior breakaway roping also had a local in the top three.

For the Record The results for the Crash to Pass were misreported. It was #6 Matt Byrd in first, followed by #77 Dusty Mack in second and 23 Cory Loomis in third.

McKenzie Wills took third, following close behind Kyle Bell, from Houston, in second and Troy Gerard, out of Savona, in first. In peewee barrel racing, the Quesnel racers did well, as usual. This time around, however, Elly Farmer, from Savona snuck past the local girls to take first. Local Tyler Cherry was close on her tail in second. Dyson LeNeve, from Quesnel, rounded out the top three. In junior barrel racing, Lane Wills held up the honour of the hometown by Jody Coe ropes a calf at the Billy Barkers Days Rodeo. taking third. In front of him, Tosha Seits, from Savona took Macaiah showed the steer wrestling. second and Bacardi rest how to wrestle Jackson Scott, out Zimmerlse, from a steer, with his of Kamloops, took Clinton took first. first place in junior second, followed by Local Gordon

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top spot in bareback. Orlan McGuffin, up from all the way south in Ellensburg Washington, took second, followed by Jared Marshall out of Prince George. In tie down roping, Brock Herman, riding out of Knutsford, took first. Steve Pozzobon, out of Osoyoos, took second, followed by Cash Snaidy, out of Cache Creek. Cliff Schup, out of Tatla Lake, took first in saddle bronc. Garrett Modley and Joe Roberson, out of Alexis Creek and Merritt respectively, tied in the second/ third position. Steer wrestling also had a tie, with Riley Isnardy, Cache Creek, and Craig Allison, Clinton, tying for third/fourth. Merritt

rider Mike Gill took second and Cohord Mason, riding out of Kamloops, took first. Brandon Daniel, out of Cache Creek, was the only person to place in bull riding. In ladies barrel racing, Laura Jamen, out of Kamloops, took first, followed by Judy Hyde, Prince George, in second and Joleen Seitz, Savona, in third. The team of Willee Twan, from Alkali Lake, and Keegan Smith, from 150 Mile House, took top honours in team roping. Cecil Louis and Darreel Eustach, from Vernon and Kamloops respectively, took second. Aron Isnardy, Savona, and Archie Williams, Cache Creek, rounded out the top three.

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MEMORIAL GIFTS Quesnel & District Hospice Palliative Care Association Your tax-deductible donation either to continuing palliative care services or to Quesnel Hospice House will assist those living with or affected by life-threatening illnesses, by providing dignified care and comfort. Donations may be sent to: Quesnel & District Hospice Palliative Care Association PO BOX 4537, Quesnel, BC V2J 3J8 Volunteer Co-ordinator/Grief Counsellor 250-985-5815 Executive Secretary/Donations 250-985-5816

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Pat Crocker passed away peacefully, at the age of 86, at G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital on February 21st, 2012 with her loving family at her side. As our Mother and Grandmother she will always be remembered for her caring and loving ways. Together with her husband Clarence, she raised nine children. It was always so clear the pride she had for each and every member of her family. The door to her heart was always open as shown by her willingness to put the needs of other before her own. We will always treasure the time we shared with her and feel truly blessed to have had her in our lives as our Mother and Grandmother. In her final years she resided at Maeford Place Assisted Living Residence, Quesnel, BC., where she enjoyed many friendships which were so important to her. She is predeceased by her husband, Clarence Crocker, her sons; Gordon and Harold, her daughter; Joan and four grandchildren. Pat is survived by her sons; Pat (Deb), Rick (Joyce) and Tom (Chrissy), her daughters; Darlene (Marvin), Alanna (Ralph) and Shannon (Gary) as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. We will always love and remember you, Mom (Gramma)

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As a successful candidate, you will be a qualified HD MECHANIC with a valid Interprovincial Journeyman ticket. Experience with Liebherr, Caterpillar and Taylor equipment would be a definite asset. A Level 3 Welding ticket would be an definite asset as well. Shifts could consist of days and or afternoons (must be flexible to work both). This individual will be a team player with good interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Will have the ability to work with minimal supervision, and will be able to contribute positively to a quality team environment. Strong values of Safety, Respect, Progressiveness, Open Communication, Integrity and Profit guide us at Tolko. READY TO APPLY YOURSELF? JOIN THE TOLKO PROFESSIONALS If you are a results oriented individual with a proven record of accomplishment in your trade, a strong safety background and a desire to work in a team environment, explore this opportunity by sending a detailed resume by August 8, 2012 to: Penni Yamamoto, Human Resourses Tolko Industries Ltd., Quest Wood Division 1879 Brownmiller Road, Quesnel, B.C. V2J 6R9 Fax: (1) 250-992-1701 or e-mail: Questwood@Tolko.com

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$

199,900

791 Funn Street 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

1300 Renyard 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

591 Dawson Street 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

1145 Yorston Ave 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Listing #8201 Therese Galloway in attendance

Listing #8147 Ray Blackmore in attendance

Listing #8243 Ray Blackmore in attendance

Listing #8232 George Roach in attendance

Therese Galloway 250-983-9022

Ray Blackmore 250-991-2787

REDUCED Lovely character home near the hospital on Walkem St. 4 bdrm, 3 bths, large sunken L/R, hardwood & tile floors, spacious kitchen, covered deck, dble gge. $229,900. $249,900. #3762

Randy Derrick 250-992-6028 • 250-992-7202

QUESNEL REALTY 355 St. Laurent Ave. 2400 sq ft, 2 level, 4bdrm./1.5 baths, fully reno’d home with views of 10 Mile Lake! A must see! Asking $305,500. Contact Joni @ (250)991-2680 3 Bdrm House For Sale: in Chew Subdivision , Corner lot, Garage , Green house , paved driveway. $198,500.00 call 250-747-3369 LET THE TENANT PAY FOR YOUR INVESTMENT. Same tenant has occupied home for 9 yrs. Cozy & affordable 1 bdrm house located in West Quesnel near mall. Partial basement, natural gas heat,lot size 50’X120’, Zoned RM2, by appt only $73,200.00 call 250-992-1212

Mobile Homes & Parks RETIRE IN Beautiful Southern BC, Brand New Park. Opening May 2012. COPPER RIDGE. Manufactured Home Park, New Home Sales. Keremeos, BC. Ask us about our Free Rent option! 250-462-7055. www.copperridge.ca

Open Houses

OPEN HOUSE

BOB SUTTON REALTY LTD.

Acreage for Sale 235 Acres for sale, only 10 minutes from Vanderhoof. Great building site at 10 acre pond, fenced, 45 acres cleared. $248,000. obo (250)567-3193

Randy Derrick 250-992-6028 • 250-992-7202

Tolko Industries Ltd. is a forest products company with marketing and manufacturing facilities throughout Western Canada. Our commitment to excellence in the forest industry has resulted in significant growth. We arecurrently seeking a CERTIFIED HD MECHANIC to join our progressive team at Tolko’s Quest Wood sawmill facility located in Quesnel, B.C. The Quesnel area has a population of 25,000 people and combines small-town values and affordable housing with a full array of recreational, educational and healthcare facilities. We are surrounded by rivers and lakes offering unlimited yearround outdoor recreational opportunities.

353 Reid Street 250-992-8818

Real Estate

WANTED: Old lever action Winchester & Marlin rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369

Yard Sale : Sat July 28 /12 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm located at 545 Murphy St. Books, Puzzles, Appliances & Tools , lights.

BUILD YOUR CAREER WITH US

Open Houses

Misc. for Sale HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?

Merchandise for Sale

Garage Sales

Open Houses

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 www.rtccontainer.com

Real Estate

195,000

3460 Robin Road 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

George Roach 250-255-0473

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent

WILKINSON APARTMENTS 398 Roddis Dr. Quiet, Secure 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Elevator & laundry facilities. References Required. Move-In Incentives Available. Call 250-992-8949

Renaissance I

Apartments Bachelor - $500 + 1 Bdrm. - $525 + 2 Bdrm. - $600 + No parties, No Pets References Required 575 Doherty Drive

250-992-1195

Renaissance II

Apartments

$

Listing #8228 George Roach in attendance

BEAUTIFUL south facing home overlooking the north end of Dragon Lake at 415 Thompson Road. Description and pictures at propertyguys.com #68210. Join us for on open house on Sunday July 29 between 11:00 and 4:00. Call 250-747-2675 or 250-991-9210 for more info

1.96 ac. south with a lovely 2 bdrm home. Hardwood floors, lge mstr bdrm. Great 54x40 building w/2 shops and storage. 12x20 shop and RV storage. Beautiful private yard. $207,500. #3840 Randy Derrick 250-992-6028 • 250-992-7202

QUESNEL REALTY 355 St. Laurent Ave.

1 Bdrm. - $525 + 2 Bdrm. - $600 + 3 Bdrm. - $700 + No Parties, No Pets References Required

951 Abbott Drive

250-992-2806


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Rentals

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Apt/Condo for Rent

Antiques / Classics

Sport Utility Vehicle

Trucks & Vans

Boats

2001 JEEP Cherokee Sport

1999 Pontiac Transport Fully Loaded

4 door, dark blue, automatic, fully equipped 4X4, full length running boards, good runner, $4,950

8 passenger, 176,000 km’s, $3,600 just spent on motor. Excellent condition! Great tires. Asking $2,490 (250)255-4509

FIR Crest Apartments - 1 & 2 bdrm suites, North Quesnel. N/P, no parties. (250)992-6593/(250)255-6593

(250)255-4509

2002 Chevy Venture

Trucks & Vans SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 28 (QUESNEL)

Commercial/ Industrial

VIN# 31GNGK26R9WJ37AA00 Closing bid by August 6th, 2012 View at 1120 North Fraser Dr. at Bus Garage. Bids may be dropped off at Helen Dixon Centre between Monday - Thursday

For Rent or Lease 276 Reid St. - 1600 sq ft Downtown core - Street Level - Available Immediately. Call Brian @ (250)992-0177 Retail/Office Space 146 Barlow St. downtown core - Approx. 1100 sq ft - street level, 1100 sq ft upper level. Can be rented separately. Call Brian @ (250)992-0177. Available immediately.

1994 3/4 Ton GMC Pickup

Auto Financing YOU’RE APPROVED Poor, Good, OR No Credit at AUTO CREDIT NOW DL11143 Details and APPLY online autocreditwithbarrie.com OR TOLL FREE 1-877-356-0743

Recreational/Sale 1995 King of the Road 5th Wheel Trailer(knight series) 32ft, /c 12ft slide out, ex. shape, A/C, new furnace update, memory foam mattress, queen size, kitchen table /c 4 chairs, 20ft awning /c Arizona add on room, storage area under 5th wheel /c zipper entrance. $15,000. Call Art @ (250)992-6752 for showing.

2007 GMC SIERRA 3500 DURAMAX FULL LOAD 180000 KMS CAMPER AND FIFTH WHEEL EQUIPPED NEW STUDDED TIRES INC DEALER SERVICED EXCELLENT CONDITION 28000.00 250-398-0709 250-7475192

1996 Chevy Blazer

Shop from home! Cars - Domestic

$1,500. obo - 250.747.2277

Cars - Domestic

in the Cariboo Observer

2005 80W Adventurer Camper Options- Propane stove, two way refrigerator, propane furnace, toilet, ladder, luggage roof rack, CO2 and smoke detectors, full electrical hook up, $8,500. 250-249-0093 2006 Fleetwood Tent Trailer

Townhouses

Private party ads only (non-commercial) under cars, trucks, SUVs or vans.

No Pets. $700/MO. Call Tim 991-6429 RIDGEWOOD ESTATES NQ 2bdrm/1.5baths 3level townhouse, available Aug. 1st, n/p, n/s, $650/mo. + utilities. Call (250)992-5658 RENOVATED COMPLEX 3 levels, 2 & 3 bdrm. townhouses, 1.5 baths. Starting @ $600/mo. Best deal in Quesnel. 655 Anderson Ave. Small dogs negotiable. No parties. On site caretaker. Call: (250)992-6103.

E L P M A S all w wheel drive, low whee wh kms, Great Price Call today

555-555-5555

2 BDRM plus den on Hill St., Quesnel. $900/month includes utilities. Clean & quiet complex N/S Inside, Pets neg. Please call Tanya (250)863-1585.

Multiple layouts, clean & safe. Quiet, clean & safe.

Cars - Domestic

Sell your vehicle

Reduced $18,000 (250)992-6033

3 BDRM. TOWNHOMES

Sport Utility Vehicle

Dark green, Michellin all season tires, AWD, new spark plugs and water pump. Needs work.

5th Wheel Only -

1bdrm. suite in brand new house. Close to MP Mall. N/P, N/S. Avail. immed., 747-3878 Avail. Aug 1st - Large 2bdrm. suite. $550/mo. + Utilities. Call after 4PM (250)992-2448

Tenders

Asking $3,500 Phone (778)466-2280

747-0200 or 255-7921

35 ft 5th Wheel 2 slides, sleeps 4, central vac., entertainment center, air, loads of storage, awning, fully loaded Stored inside in winter.

Suites, Lower

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to section 17 of the Woodlot Licence Planning and Practices Regulation, that a woodlot licence plan has been prepared for Woodlot Licence 1525 held by Keith and Peggy Corbett. Woodlot Licence 1525 Schedule A and B Lands are located northwest of Quesnel via Highway 59 and Paradise Road, in the vicinity of Whittier Creek. The Schedule A Lands include DL 5078, 9787A, 9788, 9789 and 9790. The Schedule B Lands are adjacent to the Schedule A Lands. If approved by the Ministry of Forests , Lands and Natural Resource Operations District Manager, this plan may apply for a term of 10 years from the date of approval. The Plan also includes a cutting permit over a portion of the woodlot area for green wood harvesting and a salvage permit to address beetle and blowdown issues. The woodlot licence plan is available for public review and comment at 841 Elm Street, Quesnel, during regular business hours between July 20, 2012 and August 27, 2012. Any written comments on the plan should be mailed to Cariboo Forest Consultants Ltd., Steven Curtis, R.P.F., 841 Elm Street, Quesnel, B.C., V2J 7J8 before August 27, 2012. Please phone (250)747-4382 to book an appointment to view or discuss the plan.

180 km’s, runs good, no problems, good shape, clean inside, good tires on van, all rear seats can be removed individual easily, included are 4 winter tires on rims. These tires & rims were bought new - used 1 & a half winters.

Extended cab, boat/work rack Rebuilt transmission, new radiator & 10 ply tires, towing package, 307,200 km’s, have matching canopy & selling separately, $2,700, phone

Homes for Rent

(Truck also avail. for purchase)

Woodlot Licence 1525 Woodlot Licence Plan #1

Tenders

Sport Utility Vehicle

WestSide lge 3 bdrm in duplex. W/D incl. $800/mo. + utilities. Ref required, available Aug. 1st. Call (778)466-0998

1995 Snow Villa Ltd

Legal Notices

INVITATION TO TENDER (date extended) Barkerville Outbuildings Project

Duplex / 4 Plex

Recreation

$2,000 Call (250)249-5956

FOR SALE 1998 CHEV. SUBURBAN

For Rent/Lease - Commercial office space, 400 sq ft on Reid St., second floor, $375 incl. utilities. Call (250)992-1230

3 bdrm 1.5 bath house, N Quesnel Aug 1st. Fenced yard, carport, F/S, DW, W/D. Pet friendly. $1200/mo (250)316-2019 6 Bdrm , 2 Bath Farm House on Dragon Lake Rd. Available Aug $1350.00/month call 250747-2842 Full furnished small 2 bdrm/1.5 bath home near Dragon Lke. Full kitchen, laundry room, quiet surroundings, n/s, Avail. Sept. 1st, call (250)747-4383

9’6” Fiberglass rowing dinghy /c oars. Also comes /c removable 15’ metal mast, sail, center board & rudder. Easily sailed by 2 people.

Legal Notices

after 4 p.m.

1 column x 2” ad Sleeps 6, 3-way fridge, 3 burner stove, hot water tank, furnace, shower /c cassette, pottie never used, Canopy /c “add-a-room”, roof vent /c fan, box size 10 ft., G.W. 3000 lbs., electric brakes.

Price $7,800 Call (250)747-1105

4 week buy

4495

$

plus HST

Just bring in or email your picture to classifieds@quesnelobserver.com Attn: Trina

classifieds@quesnelobserver.com 188 Carson Avenue 250-992-2121

The Barkerville Heritage Trust is holding mandatory site viewings on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 11:00 am PST for repair work to 3 structures (Powerhouse, Skid Shack and Lowhee Shed), which will include log work, framing, painting, replacement of cedar shake and metal roofing, and window and door repairs or replacement. Please assemble at the Administration Building in Barkerville Historic Town at 11:00 am PST for these mandatory viewings, during which bid packages will be supplied. TENDER CLOSING: Monday, August 13, 2012 at 12:00 noon. For details, visit barkerville.ca/employment.htm. For inquiries, contact Lynn Berlin, Heritage Projects & Trades Supervisor, at servicecontracts@barkerville.ca or call 1-888-994-3332, ext 36.


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Professional Services PAINFUL FEET?

You Requested it! We listened! It’s Back..

Marathon Orthotics

Plaster Casted Custom Made Orthotics Daily Use • Sports • Diabetic

CHERRY BOMB!

Spacious room for rent Call us

250-992-9079

3-445 Anderson Dr. Quesnel hairwest@shaw.ca • look us up on facebook

“The Sharpest Deals Around”

Linda’s Unique Boutique NEW CT DU PRO

All Things Jill

Complete Bandsaw & Round Saw Sales & Service & Sharpening “We Sharpen EVERYTHING”

•HandMADE •Organic •Bath & Body Products Located in West Park Mall Open: Tuesday-Saturday: 9:30am-6pm

250-747-1556

R& R

SAW REPAIR

• Carpentry Saws & Tools • Household Saws & Tools • Carbide Service • Knife Grinding • Electric Shears • Bandsaw Sharpening 2680 Campbell Cres. (Industrial Park - end of road) 250-992-9119

250-992-55277

Quesnel Physiotherapy Clinic Marathon Orthotics

370 Kinchant Street ORTHOTICS are covered by Extended Medical Insurance

WE BUY GOLD & SILVER LOCALLY Jewellery, watches, coins, placer and nugget gold, collections and estates. Nothing too big or too small 250-612-1828 (24 hr. service)

Dealer

Sewing Center

• sergers • embroidery • quilting machines • service & repairs • mending

• custom sewing • sewing classes • notions • gift certificates

#7-423 Elliott St (Beside JD Meats)) 77 www.rsewing.com • 250-992-9777

Quesnel Septic Service Ltd. Site Assessments • Designs • Installations Inspections • Maintenance & Repairs Quality & Service 43 years

Also: Prescription & Non Prescription Custom Fitted Braces, Splints, Compression Stockings, Footwear & Sandals Dieter Beisel, M.C.P.A., Registered Physiotherapist

Sean Pitcher, ROWP

Ph: 250-747-5126 Fax: 250-747-5133 email: sean.quesnelseptic@telus.net

Quesnel’s Full Service Septic Systems Company

m Custo •Aluminum & Glass Railings •Ornamental Aluminum Fencing & Gates •Solariums, Sunrooms, Canopiess •Vinyl & Wood Decking •Materials & Installation includedd

Durable Decks cks Call Mike 250-612-1828 28

Residential • Commercial • Industrial

Roads • Highways • Parking Lots Tennis Courts • Driveways

FREE ESTIMATES Ph. 250-992-9033 • Fx: 250-992-6030

My clients sell quality...so do I. Call me for all your advertising needs. Karen Powell at

250-992-2121 email:karen@quesnelobserver.com

I can help you with all your advertising needs. Give me a call today.

Cleaning Supplies Visit our local online store! Free delivery on orders over $99.00 (select cities) www.acmepg.com Commercial & Residential Janitorial Supplies ~ New & Used Equipment Sales ~ Equipment Repair Service Toll-free

1-855-564-4309

1960 Robertson Rd, Prince George

SOLIDARITY...

Begins with local shopping

Tracey Roberts at

250-992-2121 email:publisher@quesnelobserver.com

Call Karen or Tracey to book your ad in the Professional Services Directory. 250-992-2121

D I R E C T O R Y


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Those who know more, paint with Benjamin Moore Quesnel Decor Gallery West Park Mall 250-992-7975

JOHNSTON MEIER INSURANCE GROUP

For all your Mobile, Home, Residential and Tenants Insurance...call

250-992-6611 333 Reid Street

YELLOWHEAD DRYWALL Interior finishing Division of 497735 B.C. Ltd.

Drywall • Steel Studs Taping •All kinds of spray tex •Acoustic ceilings •Painting •Insulation •Commercial •Residential In business for 40 years

Romeo Gauthier

250-747-1882

Fax: 250-747-0477 • Cell: 250-991-6706

m

Custo

•Aluminum & Glass Railings •Ornamental Aluminum Fencing & Gates •Solariums, Sunrooms, Canopies •Vinyl & Wood Decking •Materials & Installation included

Durable Decks Call Mike 250-612-1828

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HOME of the MONTH

PLAN NUMBER 1-3-599 RANCH-STYLE CHARMER

This ranch-style charmer with its arts-and-crafts ornamentation is sure to delight any family looking for a home with the living area all on one floor. Glass doors at the covered entry lead into a compact foyer, with a study to the right, separated from the great room by a wall of glass blocks. A flight of stairs to the left leads to the unfinished basement included with the plans. The great room features a gas fireplace. Sliding glass doors open onto a covered deck-with access from the dining room too, this will be perfect THIS DESIGN INCLUDES AN UNFINISHED BASEMENT for al fresco warm-weather meals. Separated from the great room by swinging doors is the open-plan dining room/kitchen. A smaller covered deck off the dining room provides a sheltered spot for year-round barbecuing. The kitchen's generous island has an unusual round eating bar for snacks and casual meals, as well space for storage and a work surface. The U-shaped counter configuration will MAIN FLOOR PLAN 2318 SQ. FT. (215.3 M ) save many steps. Off the kitchen is 9'-0" CEILING HEIGHT the laundry room, with a two-piece lavatory tucked into a corner, as well as access to the double garage. There's a spacious walk-in closet WIDTH - 65'- 4" (19.9M) nearby. DEPTH - 63'- 0" (19.2M) The master suite boasts its own PLAN NO. 1-3-599 covered balcony overlooking the TOTAL 2318 SQ. FT. (215.3 M2 ) back garden. The en suite includes a soaker tub and a glassed-in shower, as well as his-and-hers basins. The huge L-shaped walk-in closet will provide lots of storage. The second and third bedrooms, one with an extra-wide sill, share a three-piece bathroom with a double sink. A linen closet is conveniently placed near the bedrooms. Exterior finishes include siding and brick, with painted trim. Partly-mullioned windows and a multi-gabled roof line add character. This home measures 65 feet, four inches wide and 63 feet deep for a total of 2,318 square feet. Plans for design 1-3-599 are available for $746 (set of 5), $835 (set of 8) and $890 for a super set of 10. Also add $30.00 for Priority charges within B.C. or $55.00 outside of B.C. Please add 12% H.S.T., 13% H.S.T. Or 5% G.S.T (where applicable) to both the plan price and Priority charges. Our 44TH Edition of the Home Plan Catalogue containing over 300 plans is available for $13.50 (includes taxes, postage and handling). Make all cheques and money orders payable to "Home Plan of the Week" and mail to: HOME PLAN OF THE WEEK c/o...(Quesnel Cariboo Observer) Unit 7, 15243 91 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3R 8P8 OR SEE OUR WEB PAGE ORDER FORM ON: www. jenish.com AND E-MAIL YOUR ORDER TO: homeplans@jenish.com 2

Tip of the Month

•Commercial

KETCHUM ENTERPRISES Serving you since ‘82

& Residential •Construction •Renovations •Painting

Most new builds require electrical outlet boxes to be placed 12" off the floor. Adding an extra 4" and placing them 16" inches high, however, can be a lot more convenient and will not affect the look of the room. It's also useful to think about where furniture will be located and place the outlets accordingly; for instance, directly behind side tables instead of behind the sofa, to avoid running unsightly cords along walls unnecessarily.

NEW Phone/Fax

250-992-5440

Proudly Canadian

Cell 250-991-9350

Home Centre

250-992-2155

CONTRACT´SALES • INSTALLS • KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGN Home Centre

email: contractsales132@rona.ca

DOING IT RIGHT 450 Johnston Ave.

250-992-2155

Proudly Canadian


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144

HR

2010

Sale Event 2010

2006

2010

Ford Edge

Ford F-350

Was 29,995 STK#12T015A

Was 29,450 STK#12C027A

Ford F-150

Was 29,995 STK#11T108A

Was 29,995 STK#9302

Laramie, 20" Wheel, 31,000kms, HEMI POWER!

10k, SEL, 10,800 km, Leather, SYNC, AWD, 36mpg, "Easy Life"

CREW, DIESEL, 6.0L Turbo Diesel, 61K

LARIAT BLK, 5.4L 24mpg Heated & cooled leather seats

Dodge Ram

28,877

27,893

26,985**

$

$

26,863

$

$

Earn min. of 1000 air miles on every purchase during 144 hr Sale Event

2010

Honda Civic Was 15,995 STK#9282

13,624*

$

5 SPD, STD Trans, One Owner 62,000 km

2003

2010

2008

2009

Ford Fusion SEL Ford Ranger RED Dodge Gr.Carvan

Ford Ranger XLT

Jeep Patriot

Was 20,995 STK#12T034A

Was 18,990 STK#12T076A

Was 18,990 STK#12C034A

Was 19,995 STK#9294

Was 17,995 STK#12T132B

4x4, 7.0L, V6, Auto JUST 25,125 Kms! with Warranty

ONLY 38,000 kms! 5 SPD EASY ON FUEL!!

175 HP, 2.5L, 41mpg, Eco. Cruiser 3mth/5000km Warranty

(Parts), V6, Auto

Stow 'N Go Fun Family Friendly Hauler

18,825

$

$20,000 2008

2009

17,446

$

2008

2006

Was 13,995 STK#12T038BA

Was 13,990 STK#12T086A

Chrysler Sebring Hyundai Tiburon

11,465

$

Touring Edition, V6-2.7L 88,000 kms

2007

11,375

$

NICE! Sporty Summer Fun -STD Trans ONLY 81,00km's!!

2008

16,992

15,991**

$

2007

Ford Fusion Was 13,995 STK#9293

10,899*

$

SEL, Sporty V6 Power AWD Winter Security

2004

$

➧ $10,000 2004

15,646

$

2002

Ford F-150 Was 12,995 STK#9301

9,989*

$

5.4L W/Tow Pkg

1985

Ford F-150XLT

Pontiac G5

Chev Cobalt

Dodge Caravan

Olds Alero

Ford F250

Was 12,995 STK#12T059A

Was 10,990 STK#13T003A

Was 11,995 STK#11T098B

Was 10,995 STK#9290

Was 6,990 STK#12086AB

Was 6,990 STK#12T092B

9,944*

$

8,088

$

7,998*

$

7,950*

$

5,226

$

3,884

$

You’re in good hands with “The Deal Makers” in Quesnel S/Cab, 5.4l Auto Local Truck Clean and Straight

ONLY 67,000 km! Economical Family Car

CLICK ON US www.caribooford.com DL #10723

Sporty Coupe with 4 cyl, Auto Trans, 81,000 km

7-Passenger Comfort and ONLY 125,00km

Clean Reliable and Economical

6.9L Diesel-STD 4 SPD Trans Great for Hunting

TOLL FREE 1-877-290-3673

250-992-FORD (3673)

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July 27, 2012 edition of the Quesnel Cariboo Observer

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