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Thursday, August 9, 2012

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Greens naming local candidate

Luanne Armstrong is well known for her poetry and non-fiction but nearly half of her published books have been aimed at the young reader fiction market. In I’ll Be Home Soon, Armstrong chronicles the harrowing story of Regan, a 13-year-old who lives with her mom in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. When mom doesn’t return from a promised two- or three-day absence, Regan is left to fend for herself and, eventually to unravel the mystery of her disappearance. In the two opening paragraphs of I’ll Be Home Soon, Armstrong lures both young and adult readers into Regan’s gritty world: “Regan checked the street behind her to make sure no one was looking at her. She ran into the alley, stopped at the fallen gate, picked her way through a backyard littered with bags of trash, twisted pieces of bicycles, rusty grocery carts and broken glass. Blackberry vines and white-flowered morning glory were slowly eating it all up. “She climbed through a broken window into the abandoned house, picked her way past the lumps of human waste on the old wooden floor, up a broken staircase and out another window. Then she squatted on the roof the porch, in the shadows, just under the overhang of the roof to watch the street.”

Nelson-Creston constituents will learn who the next Green Party provincial election candidate is on Aug. 19 when the constituency association holds its annual general meeting in Nelson. Green Party organizers are banking on federal leader Elizabeth May’s strong showing in Ottawa will translate into party support at the provincial level when voters go to the polls in May 2013. “Greens finished third in this riding in the 2009 election, with 7.2 percent of the vote, and we hope our candidate can win over the many voters who did not vote in the last election when turnout fell to 60 per cent,” said riding executive member Mary Rathbone. ”Colleen McCrory was able to capture a record 21.5 per cent of the vote for the Greens in the 2001 election, when 75 per cent of registered voters came out to the polls.” The meeting will also feature speakers on two of the hottest environmental topics in the province — the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort.


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Fruit pickers visiting the Creston Valley for this year’s cherry harvest were greeted by this sign put up on an Erickson fence last week.



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SportsCentre will broadcast live from 3-4 p.m. The community complex will host a free swim from noon-3 p.m., and other entertainment includes live music by Fat Charlie, the Kings of Kitchener, Peanut Butter and Jam, and Marybeth and Mike Stenhouse, a fashion show put on by Gleaners, a demonstration by Red Jade Martial Arts, and a display by the Creston Museum. The Creston Concert Society and Friends of the Cinema will be selling season tickets, and NRthe Creston and District Society for Community Living’s Therapeutic Riding Program will have a booth and two horses, Cupcake and Inga, on-

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teacher Ian Cunliffe won’t be taking any time off. On Aug. 8, Cunliffe will begin in Sparwood to run and walk over 1,100 kilometres across B.C., and will run from Yahk to the top of the Kootenay Pass on Aug. 12/13. An attempt of a marathon a day for 22 days will draw public attention to the decade of cuts to B.C. public education by the Liberal government. In his six years of teaching, Cunliffe has witnessed the erosion of funding to B.C. schools and the impact these cuts are having on students. With an education funding shortfall once more projected for 2013, he feels that he can no longer remain silent and has decided to take a stand. “For years now we have been asked to do more with less,” he

said. “We’ve reached the point where the average teacher is spending over $1,000 of their own takehome pay trying to bridge the funding shortfall in order to meet the needs of their students. “It’s time for people to demand that government commit to adequately funding our public school system to ensure every student has an equal opportunity to succeed.” Cunliffe is a primary school teacher and teacher-librarian with the North Vancouver school district. He is a parent of two young children and has completed several ultramarathons, including the world’s toughest race, the Marathon Des Sables (a 240-kilometre race across the Sahara Desert). Follow his journey at by searching “22 Marathons against Bill 22”.

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Brewmaster keeps Kokanee, Bud, Keith’s on tap

Who: Scott Stokes What: Beer Where: Columbia Brewery When: Started at Columbia Brewery in 2004, has been brewmaster for five years Why: “As I learned more about beer I got more and more passionate about it.”


Scott Stokes was on track to become a medical student at Thompson Rivers University when another line of work began brewing in his mind. The biology major had a summer co-op job at Columbia Brewery and began thinking that a career in brewing might not be a bad idea. “I began to wonder if I really wanted to go to school for another four years after I got my degree,” he says. He earned his science degree in 2002 and went to work for a microbrewery in Kamloops, only an hour’s drive from his hometown of Sorrento. “I learned a lot about brewing in that job,” Stokes says. “And also that making beer by hand is a lot of hard work. Shoveling hot mash on a hot summer day isn’t fun.” When a position to work under thenbrewmaster Graham Kendall at Columbia Brewing came up in 2004 he jumped at the opportunity and began working his way up the ranks. Three years later, he accepted a transfer to work as Kendall’s assistant in Halifax’s Alexander Keith’s brewery, one of six Labatt breweries in Canada. “We (he and his wife, Leanne) had sold our house and were 36 hours from flying to Halifax to look for a house when I was asked to become the brewmaster here,” he recalls. He and Leanne scrambled to find accommodation in what was then a hot housing market and were lucky to get a house on Scott Street that wasn’t listed. “Becoming a brewmaster was my goal, anyway, so I was happy to stay here,” he says. During his years in Creston, Stokes has earned a brewmaster’s diploma by taking

Scott Stokes is brewmaster at Creston's Columbia Brewery.

courses, many by correspondence, and on the job training. “It’s worked out pretty well,” he smiles. “Nobody ever told me when I was young that you could earn a good living making beer. But now, with craft breweries popping up all over, there are more and more people doing just that.” Stokes is part of a small community of brewmasters in large Canadian breweries, so it still isn’t seen as a viable career by many. “There aren’t a lot of technically skilled people available,” he reflects, “so there aren’t a lot of aspiring brewmasters in line for my job.” In a job that he describes as “50 per cent science and 50 per cent taste,” Stokes shoulders large responsibilities and is on call 24/7 if anything goes wrong in the brewing process. And, with Columbia Brewery producing 15 different kinds of beer (Kokanee, Kokanee Gold, Kokanee Light, Keith’s IPA, Keith’s Red Amber Ale, Bud Light, Busch, Lucky, Wildcat Strong, Winchester Draught, Labatt Blue, Labatt Lite, Labatt Genuine, Kootenay True Ale and Brava), there is plenty that can go wrong. Each of the beers has its own distinct recipe and each recipe has to be adjusted according to the size of batch that is being made. “There are about seventeen different batches going in the brewhouse, nine in fermenting tanks and as many as seventeen more in the filter room — there’s always something to tweak.”

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While the recipe is key, it’s the manual tweaks — minor adjustments to ingredient measurements or a host of other variables — that keep each beer’s flavour consistent. Two years ago, Stokes took on a huge challenge when Creston was designated to be the first ever brewery outside of Halifax to brew Alexander Keith’s beer. Logistics — transporting ingredients and packaging, and shipping the finished product to market — are incredibly expensive in the brewing business and it’s much more cost-effective to have beer made in two or more breweries than to make it in a single location. “That was a really good learning experience for me,” he says. “It was challenging and we were under very high pressure to meet the standards — it has to taste exactly the same as the ones made in Halifax. And we had orders coming in before we were actually ready to go.” “I learned to question assumptions.” Malt and other ingredients can be slightly different than the ones used in Halifax and the difference in water and even elevation — “boiling at 600 metres compared to sea level makes a difference” — mean that the recipe can vary significantly in each location and matching the taste is largely a matter of trial and error for the first while. While Stokes and other managers and lab workers constantly monitor each brew for taste, the ultimate arbiter is a tasting panel in the Anheuser-Busch

brewery in St. Louis, which gets samples weekly. “I hate when we don’t get a good report,” he smiles. Stokes and the Columbia Brewery management team have been working recently to add yet another label to the mix. They are hoping to get approval from corporate headquarters to begin making the necessary capital improvements to produce Budweiser, one of the most popular beers in the U.S. Its recipe includes up to 30 per cent rice in addition to hops and barley malt and its brewing time is about four times longer than other Columbia Brewery products, so Stokes could soon have another steep learning curve ahead of him. Somehow, that planning has continued through the brewery’s busiest months. “We are stressed to the max from April through July,” he says. “We’re running full bore 24/7, trying to get every last can of beer out that we can. It’s always tough in the summertime; it feels like it’s never going to end. But that’s just the way it is.” With Labatt breweries being part of the giant Anheuser-Busch InBev global conglomerate, Creston’s operation is something of an anomaly, a small-town brewery in a big city business. But Columbia Brewery has a strong reputation for efficiency and good labour relations. It’s also extremely productive. At peak production, the brewery rolls out up to 1.5 million cans of beer a day, in addition to 225,000 bottles a shift, plus kegs. And it doesn’t happen by magic. “People at this brewery always find a way to make something happen. We always come together to find a way. This might not be a logical place to have a brewery, but it does what it does extremely well, so in that way it makes sense. And the water here is really good.” Stokes seems surprised when he realizes that with only eight-and-a-half years in Creston, he is one of the longest serving managers. “Now that I think about,” he says, shaking his head, “the time has gone by in a flash. I could count the days that have dragged by on one hand. Usually when I look at the clock and see it’s 5 p.m. I wonder where the time went. “There’s always something to keep you busy. With all this equipment there is trouble-shooting or maintenance or fullblown rebuilds. And we have a lot of equipment. … “We have a great team here, and that includes all of our 140 or so employees. It’s fun to come to work. And part of my job involves drinking beer. What more could you want?”

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RCMP set ’12 record with 137 calls in a week BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff

Creston RCMP responded to a year-high 137 calls from July 30-Aug. 5, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Tuesday. July 30 •When patrolling police stopped a car on Canyon Street they found the driver, already subject to a court condition to abstain from alcohol, to be in possession of both alcohol and marijuana. He was arrested and held in custody pending a court date. •A 36th Avenue North resident reported that the driver of a silver-grey minivan stopped to photograph the residence. The vehicle was gone when police arrived. •A truck sustained more than $1,000 in damage in a collision with a bear on Highway 3. •A Meadow Wood Road resident in Kitchener complained about the receipt of unwanted emails. •When police responded to a complaint about a dog left in a car on Cook Street, the animal’s owner said the dog was just fine. •A female reported her purse was stolen from her vehicle on Canyon Street. She called a short time after to report that she had found the purse in a ditch nearby, missing a passport. •Police were called to a 23rd Avenue South residence, where a male refused entry to his wife and her stepdaughter because they were intoxicated. The females were taken to police cells to sleep.


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•A male was charged following a domestic dispute on 12th Avenue North. He was arrested and later released with conditions. July 31 •A person complaining about a dog barking at the top of 16th Avenue North was referred to the town bylaw department. •A bicycle was found in a church parking lot on 25th Avenue South. •Police attended an Osborne Road residence to assist the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals with a case. •A rear-end collision occurred on Canyon Street when a vehicle yielded to pedestrians in a crosswalk. •The owner of a vehicle reported to be driving with children hanging out the windows on Lyons Road will be contacted by police. •A report of a injured bear near Crawford Bay was referred to conservation officers. August 1 •When police investigated a complaint about a shot fired near CanyonLister Road they learned a cat that scratched a child had been dispatched by the owner, who was warned about the dangers of shooting in a populated area. •A husband and wife on a motorcycle were forced off Highway 3A near Armstrong Road by five passing street bikers. Both required hospital treatment. •An orange and grey Bolina mountain bike was stolen from near the Goat River Bridge. Y

•No injuries resulted in a rear-end collision at Highway 21 and Sixth Avenue North. •Among an ongoing series of complaints from Seventh Avenue North was a report about fireworks and ATVs and motorcycles on the road in the area. •Police were called to a landlordtenant dispute on Cedar Street. •An aggressive dog was hit by bear spray by a pedestrian on Majestic Road in Kingsgate. The dog owner has agreed to keep better control of the animal. •Police attended a 12th Avenue North home while a former resident retrieved some property. •A truck carrying what appeared to be an unsecured camper was reported on Highway 3. It was not located by police. •A mother and son were caught on video camera stealing a cellphone from a 19th Avenue South residence. The pair has been charged and the cellphone was recovered. •Occupants of a red sports car and a red Chevrolet Avalanche were reported to be throwing objects at vehicles on 16th Avenue and Canyon Street. A red sports car was reported soon afterward to have occupants throwing eggs at vehicles on Canyon Street. August 2 •A complaint was received about a truck driving without lights on Canyon Street at 6:30 a.m. •A 21-speed women’s specialized bike with fenders on both wheels was stolen from a shed on 12th Avenue North. •House and vehicle keys were reported stolen from an Erickson Road residence.

•When police investigated a reported sighting of a possible missing person they found a female who was mistakenly identified. •A wallet stolen on Crawford Bay Beach was later found in Balfour, missing cash. •Police attended a Hahn Road residence in Kitchener to apprehend some firearms on behalf of Mission RCMP. •A woman reported to be hitchhiking on Helen Street with a young child was not located by police. •When police located the owner of a vehicle reported to be driving erratically on Highway 3 the mother said she will address the issue with her child. •Police arrested a male at Millennium Park on an outstanding arrest warrant. •A male was given a 24-hour driving prohibition when police found he had been consuming liquor. He was sitting in a car in Centennial Park. August 3 •An intoxicated male found passed out on Alder Street was found to be in possession of marijuana. He was arrested and held overnight in police cells, the marijuana was confiscated and he left with a ticket for being drunk in public. •A resident complained about a person sitting on a stump at the edge of Goat River. Gollan points out that the public has a right to be on the shores of rivers and lakes. •Police were called to an ongoing dispute between a disgruntled customer and a business owner on Northwest Boulevard. See RCMP, page 5

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THE CRESTON & DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY is pleased to announce the appointment of the Chief Librarian.

Effective September 4, 2012, Mr. Aaron Francis will take on the position of Chief Librarian. Aaron comes to us with several years of experience and accomplishments from the Vancouver Public Library Community. Aaron has a Masters in Library and Information Studies and has a Master of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature/Religious Studies from UBC. Aaron will bring to Creston his vast experience in facilitating programs from baby-time programs and children’s programs to teens’ and seniors’ reading programs and training.

We look forward to Aaron Francis joining us and hope you will come out and meet Aaron. You are invited for refreshments at the Creston and District Public Library Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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— The interdenominational Revival in the Park was held on Friday and Saturday evenings. The free event gave Creston Valley youth a chance to worship through song, and listen to guests speakers.

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released for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. •A domestic dispute was reported on MacDonald Street. •A driver on Highway 95 who refused to provide breath samples was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days. August 5 •Two youths who threatened to burn down a shed on Riondel Road left when police were called. •Occupants of a vehicle that crashed on the Kootenay Lake Forest Service Road refused to cooperate in the investigation. One was hospitalized, high on LSD, and two were held on police cells overnight. •Police are investigating a report of a male on 12th Avenue being in breach of court conditions. •A complaint from Ninth Avenue North said a female screamed so loud she set off a car alarm. •The driver of a quad that cut off a motorcycle on Highway 3/95 was ticketed for having no insurance and failing to yield. The biker was taken to hospital with a broken arm. •A boy was bitten by dogs on Riverview Road.

From page 4 •A complaint about excessive vehicle traffic on Seventh Avenue North was received. •A truck inadvertently pulled down cable television lines at Cedar Street and 25th Avenue South. •Police were called to mediate a neighbours’ dispute on Sixth Avenue North. •When police investigated a report of a female screaming on Porthill Road she reported that she was “screaming for joy’ on the occasion of her 65th birthday. August 4 •An intoxicated male on Mallory Place in Lister was arrested and held in cells until sober. •An itinerant fruit picker was held in police cells “until he calmed down” after a complaint of uttering threats on Erickson Road. •A male was arrested after a vehicle theft at Galena Bay Wharf Road in Riondel. He was charged and later released with a pending court date. •A male reported seeing his bike that had been stolen on Pine Street in the possession of another male, but didn’t provide further details. Producers West Financial •Significant damage was sustained by a vehicle that collided Mortgage Broker with a deer on Rates starting at: Highway 21 South. 5 yr fixed 3.11%* •A pedestrian was 10 yr fixed 3.93%* taken to Nelson hospi5 yr variable 2.79%* tal after being struck *Annual percentage rate by a vehicle during the - rates subject to change; OAC Riondel Daze parade. cell: 250-402-3903 •A driver and occupants on Highway 3 were arrested and later

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From page 1 Left to rely on her own resourcefulness, and skills learned in kung fu class, Regan pulls the reader along with her as she struggles to maintain her independence and figure out what has happened to her mother. Armstrong, who has a new non-fiction book due to be released this month — The Light Through the Trees: Reflections on Farming — can tell a story that engages readers of all ages, as six earlier books aimed primarily at young readers prove. With short sentences, a basic vocabulary and fewer than 200 pages, I’ll Be Home Soon keeps readers engaged and makes Regan a convincing and very likeable teen. Armstrong is an adjunct professor of creative writing at the University of British Columbia who continues to work primarily from her family farm on Kootenay Lake, where she grew up. She is currently working on a book about the ethics of autobiographical writing.

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From page 1 Provincial Green Party energy critic Michael Jessen will outline the party’s opposition to the pipeline project and put forward an alternative vision that will create more jobs in B.C. An energy consultant and researcher, Jessen is currently completing a book on climate disruption. Kim Kratky of Jumbo Wild will speak about the latest news regarding the Jumbo Pass area ski resort development. Kratky, a Selkirk College instructor and longtime Kootenay Mountaineering Club member, has made numerous presentations against the proposed resort in an effort to keep Jumbo Wild. City of Nelson Coun. Candace Batycki will talk about the joys of being elected and Green. The meeting will take place in Nelson’s Lakeside Park at the Rotary barbecue shelter from 3-5 p.m. and everyone is welcome. For more information, call 250-352-7300 or email

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Shingles Shingles is the common name given to a viral rash caused by the varicella zoster virus. This is the same virus that causes chickenpox. After causing the outbreak of chickenpox, the varicella virus becomes inactive and remains in certain nerves in the body. Shingles occurs after the virus becomes active again – often many years later. The reason that the virus reactivates is unclear but it is thought to be due in part to lowered immunity. Shingles can occur anywhere on the body, but it most often presents as a line of blisters wrapping around the body from the spine to the ribs. The appearance of the rash is often preceded by pain or burning. The eruption of fluid filled blisters then occurs. These blisters may break open and crust over and often are accompanied by itching. Some sufferers also experience fever or chills, achiness, headache and fatigue. A person who has shingles can pass the virus on to individuals who have not had chickenpox (such as newborns). There are several factors that increase the chance of contracting shingles. Shingles occurs most

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frequently in those over fifty years old. The presence of other diseases such as HIV also increases the risk. Medications such as chemotherapy drugs and anti-rejection drugs also enhance the risk of developing shingles. There is no cure available for shingles. There are prescription antivirals which can both decrease the length of the attack and reduce complications. Painkillers such as codeine and other medications such as gabapentin may reduce pain and discomfort. Recently a vaccine (Zostavax) has been introduced to prevent shingles. Zostavax is most effective in people aged 60-69 and reduces the occurrence of shingles by half. The most common complication that is caused by shingles is post herpetic neuralgia (PHN). PHN is the result of damage to the nerves caused by the virus. This damage causes the nerves to send exaggerated message of pain to the brain. Shingles is a relatively common affliction for which there is no cure. While there are medications to treat it, the use of a vaccine to prevent it supports the adage about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure.


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Thursday, August 9, 2012 Creston Valley Advance

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“A federal law enforcement official said investigators knew where at least two of the guns had been purchased, and suggested that they were bought recently, but would not say where or precisely when. Another law enforcement official said that information investigators had obtained about the purchase of the AR-15 rifle indicates that it was bought locally and apparently legally, as were the other guns, adding, ‘There’s nothing nefarious there,’ � — from a New York Times article about the Batman movie killer. I posted that quote on my personal Facebook page a couple of weeks ago, adding the comment, “The dead and wounded will be relieved to know the guns were all purchased legally. He followed the rules to become a mass murderer exactly as they are laid out in American law.� On Monday, the day this column was written, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, an American organization, was quoted in the Huffington Post: “The gunman in Oak Creek, 40 year-old neo-Nazi Wade Michael Page, had much in common with other recent mass shooters. He used a semiautomatic firearm with highcapacity ammunition magazines. And he was able to purchase his guns and ammo legally despite a personal history replete with red flags. Page was an army veteran who had been discharged under less than honorable conditions. He had a criminal history. Most importantly, Page had been publicly involved in the White Power movement since 2000. He was known to both federal law enforcement authorities and also anti-hate watch groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center. And

this is just what we know after a few hours. “This country deserves a firearm policy that prevents military-style hardware from falling into the

700,000 legally registered handguns in this country — a sizable arsenal waiting to be stolen by criminals. While this isn’t the main origin of their firepower, private collections represent a significant source that should be shut down. “To that end, a nationwide handgun ban deserves a fresh look in the wake of the worst shooting spree in Toronto’s history. Unlike a shotgun or hunting rifle, a handgun has no practical use except to kill a human Lorne Eckersley being. No wonder it’s the gangster’s weapon of choice. hands of dangerous and deranged These weapons should have no individuals. Our daily experience place in Canadian society apart from with gruesome violence is not inevipolice, the military, and a few top table. Let’s be clear: The repeated competitive shooters. nature of these events is the direct “Collectors and pistol enthusiasts result of the poor policy choices complain such a ban, delivered made by our elected leaders. under a mandatory federal buyback Americans can solve big problems program, would end their freedom when they set their minds to it. to pursue a handgun hobby. They’re Today is the day to start making right. But balanced against that is these changes. We ask every the freedom of innocent people to American to call their elected repreenjoy life without being cut down in sentatives today and demand imme- a hail of pistol bullets.� diate reform. It’s long past time to Since the federal Conservatives stand up to the National Rifle campaigned successfully to elimiAssociation and say, ‘Enough.’ � nate the long gun registry, I think The U.S. doesn’t have a monopoly there is a perception in Canada that on what seems to be an increasing citizens have chosen to tolerate a number of senseless killings, of gun culture, one that puts individual course. But it has a gun culture that is rights ahead of society’s. While it is likely impossible to break, and one true we still don’t let people go out that Canadians should be wary of. and buy handguns and automatic A few weeks back, after two peoweapons, we aren’t having much of ple were killed and many more a discussion about what it means to injured in a Toronto shootout involv- live beside a country that provides a ing handguns, the Toronto Star ready availability of such weapons weighed in: by people who have little respect for “Toronto police estimate that the lives of others. It’s a conversaabout a third of the guns they seize tion we should be having, before we come from domestic sources. The begin to play catch-up with our other two-thirds are smuggled into neighbours to the south. Canada from the United States. As Lorne Eckersley is the publisher of of the end of May, there were almost the Creston Valley Advance.

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Lojong slogan 47: Practice with body, speech and mind

It is easy to think of meditation and Zen training as just a mental exercise. Even on Facebook they advertise that you can meditate like a Zen monk in one minute and get a clear, sharp mind. But according to slogan 47, true spiritual practice engages our whole being: our body, our speech and our mind. The idea is to practice so that our whole being is thoroughly and completely permeated with our spiritual values, and not, in any way, separate from what we do, say and think in daily life. Wholehearted practice shows in the body. It shows in how you handle yourself physically and in how you relate to even the most ordinary objects in your life. A Zen teacher can see the depth of your practice in each movement. So working with the body is a very powerful way to sustain practice. Body practice is not about forcing your body into shape as if you were working out, doing yoga or going on a diet. No matter what condition your body is in, you

can still contact the world with gentleness, awareness and openness. When you practice wholeheartedly, it also shows in your speech and emotions. Instead of speaking impulsively,


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we speak simply, directly and with the conscious intention of injecting loving-kindness and gentleness into every situation. In the phrase, “body, speech and mind,� speech refers not only to talking and expression, but to the world of emotions, as well. When hot emotions arise, meditation and Zen training help us find a small time and space when and where we can calm down before we speak or act. In this way, our actions, our words and our thoughts are not driven by

ingrained emotional habits. Whole-hearted Zen training also shows in your thinking patterns. Meditation and mindfulness training is nothing other than noticing from moment to moment exactly how your mind works. What do you do inside your head? What do you think about most often? Are you in the past a lot of the time? The future? Busy with problem solving? Or are you engaged in figuring out a way to add more sensual pleasure to your life? Each person has a different tendency. Meditation and mindfulness practice affords an opportunity to know our habits of mind and let them go. This is the secret of creativity. Applying the practices of meditation and mindfulness to the activities of mind will eventually reverse the habits of preoccupation and self-absorption that take up so much mental energy. As a result, your mind becomes less tight. It begins to relax and turn outward. See SLOGAN, page 8

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Canadians must learn from history

To the Editor: Thank you, Pat Martin (“Canada Not Part of the U.S.A.”, July 19 Advance) and all the Canada Day protestors, for getting a message to MP David Willks about Bill C-38. On Canada Day, I had a chance to discuss Bill C-38 with him and express my opinion. Of course, Bill C-38 is about so much more than our sovereignty. By using allocations to limit debate, the Harper Conservatives again showed their contempt of Parliament. Bill C-38 eviscerates many of Canada’s historic environmental laws so that unrestrained economic development at the expense of environmental protection can take place. Some cabinet ministers have called anybody who stands up to protect the Earth and wants a livable future for our children “radicals” and “extremists”. The Harper Conservatives are at war with Canadians who want to protect our resources for future generations. It was very appropriate for Pat and the Canada Day protestors to carry a banner stating Albert Einstein’s wisdom, “The world is a dangerous place to live because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” Wilks spoke up against Bill C-38 but in the end did not have the courage to vote against it. Einstein was well aware of what would happen to his country, Germany, and also Europe and how dangerous it would become because of the people who didn’t do anything about it. Have we learned from history? We Canadians still have a chance to do something about it. Henry Dahle Creston

Science is a way to gain knowledge

To the Editor: The sole purpose of this letter — and there is no political agenda here — is simply to let those with the holierthan-thou view on life not get away with their inept thinking, or, more likely, their lack of it. After all, they do have all the answers. As a former science teacher for more than a few decades, I find the statements made by the person who wrote the letter “Scientific Knowledge not Needed” (July 26 Advance, page 7) totally reprehensible and ignorant to the core. I doubt that this person would be able to utter such tripe at his age, as without scientific endeavours, he would have been long dead. Human lifespans have almost tripled since the time of the Bible as a direct result of


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scientific questioning. Unthinking acceptance of religious dogma and the like has allowed more suffering, death, abuse, misery and skullduggery than any other human endeavour (take a good look at the history of mankind). Without a fault, it has been the exploitation of fear and guilt to manipulate and control. It is largely responsible for our cavalier treatment of the Earth — after all, the Bible states that all the wild things were put here for our use and exploitation. I just find these sorts of statements so disappointing when they are accepted as truth. I know I garner the wrath of the denizens of the “Christian Valley”, but I am tired, time and again, of having to listen to this constant barrage of propaganda. There are many ways of looking at our world and gaining knowledge from it. Science is a very powerful way of doing so, but I have come to learn that there are many other ways of looking at the world and getting information from it. You are delusional if you think you have all the answers. Bruce Paterson Creston

Real story of rescue at Goat River To the Editor: (Re: “Ontario man rescued from Goat River,” July 19 Advance, page 4) The last paragraph totally surprised me and made me chuckle because I think it refers to me: “The rescue was made more challenging when two males at the scene confronted police officers, challenging them to fight and refusing to leave the site when requested. The males did not want the rescuers on the property, Gollan said. The pair could face obstruction charges.” My father always said, “There are two sides to every coin,” when he read or watched a news item in the media. So I want to tell you the other side of the coin. I bet if we really had “confronted police, challenging them to fight”, I would be writing this response from behind bars. If having an RCMP officer screaming at you from such a considerable distance that we couldn’t tell who he was yelling at, as there were numerous parties around, some on the car bridge, the railroad bridge and the other side of the river, and using the F-bomb every second word, then I guess this can be construed as “refusing to leave the site when requested”. This was all taking place in my backyard, 30 yards from my back door. I had just come home to find RCMP vehicles had blocked off the Goat River bridge and the RCMP officers in my driveway. Is it out of line to ask someone in charge and expect to have an innocent question answered when in your own backyard? To be met by an excited pair of officers, one of which was threatening arrests and charges, totally blew us away. 7

Creston Search and Rescue has asked me personally to use my property at the riverbank to practice its rappelling skills and river rescue techniques for the last four years. It annually cleans out debris from the river below the bridges, where kids throw old bikes to TVs to a fridge, a commendable and awesome job to which they don’t get enough credit. However, I guess the police officer and Lorne Eckersley are not aware of this relationship with the Creston Search and Rescue team. Ask the Creston fire department if I have ever expressed my desire not to have them on my property at any time or on this occurrence perform a rescue. After all, it could be my treasured daughter, my precious grandchildren or any one of my neighbors or friends and relatives, or the many who use the watering hole up river from my place. I would definitely not want to hamper a rescue of any nature willingly. This officer grabbed my 110-pound daughter on her upper arm and placed his hand on her back and pushed her. She lost her footing and stumbled, almost falling forward upon the embankment of rocks. What would any father think? What could I do? He is a police officer!raise funds for your group incident or I had an after-rescue discussion with this organization. same police officer. We agreed if he had us in a callapproached dave to calmer state, a lot of energy and stress organize a could have been avoided Bottle Drive by both parties. I asked if it would be unreasonable if I asked for him to phone my daughter to apologize, to which he readily agreed. Now, knowing the other side of the coin, you can imagine my surprise when I read the July 19 paper, after the RCMP officer and I had resolved the issue. When did RCMP Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan and Lorne Eckersley receive their information? And why did the article show myself, my friend and daughter in such opposition to the Creston Search and Rescue and RCMP? Sanderson Segi Canyon

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A closer look at the art of imagination

I am a perfectionist. Much as it has benefits, it also has its drawbacks. I also have quite an imagination but not of the creative kind. I paint what I see, not what I imagine. This summer, I have been giving free demos and workshops during my days

came to my own work). Imagination makes the world go around. It is the vision someone has of the future that pushes them to go beyond the limits of ordinary thinking; an idea that they can’t let go of — a dream they want to turn into reality. They imagine the possibilities and set about making it come into existence. I believe that is how we have arrived at the place we find ourselves now as a species. The telephone, the light bulb, indoor plumbing, space exploration, flight and art are all a by-product of someone’s imagination. When man first began making his mark on the world, he only recreated what he saw; our capacity for imagining what could be, had not been developed yet. We only thought about what was. As we began to be able to think “What if?”, we began to use the strength or power of imagination to create all manner of things for the advancement and enhancement of ourselves and our lives. The world around us has become what it is today because of the imagination that turned dreams, wishes and ideas into reality. Where would we be really without the imagina-

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at Artistic Visions summer art market located at the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Information Centre on Northwest Boulevard. I have given three demos in various mediums and have been awed by the results produced by the children and adults who have participated. Perhaps one of the problems with my artistic expression is perfectionism. Bob Ross, the oil painter, has said, “There are no mistakes, just happy accidents.” I, until recently, did not share that view (especially when it

tion of the Wright brothers, Einstein, da Vinci and others? What we would we do without fiction? Sure, non-fiction can be interesting and exciting (as a student of anthropology and history, I can attest to that), but the imagination of some becomes the enjoyment and escapism of others. I love Ray Bradbury, Stephen King and Robert Ludlum, to name a few. Their imaginations have given me hours of enjoyment, changed the way I think about some things and made me sleep with the lights on (just last month). How dull life would be without imagination — all of us thinking the same, doing the same, being the same. In T.H. White’s The Once and Future King, we would be like the ants that Arthur spends some time with, just mindlessly going through the day, with no wants or desires as we’d have no imagination to fuel them. Maybe that’s what really separates us from “animals”. When I first started to paint with my granddaughter, Betty, we had endless arguments about what was being painted. I’d tell her, “You can’t use that colour!” and she would ask, “Why?” I’d tell her it wasn’t supposed to be that colour and she would ask, “Why?” To my surprise, I really had no answer for that question


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except, “That’s just the way it’s supposed to be.” Strangely enough, that did not satisfy her four-year-old mind and she began an endless litany of, “I can make it whatever I want.” Can you imagine that? I was telling this story to my son and he said, “Mom, she’s just using her imagination. What’s wrong with that?” I realized then that even as an artist (save the medium I paint on, which is stone) I was stuck in a box that limited me and suppressed my imagination. I have been struggling to change that ever since. The art of imagination is no small thing. It has become the focus for me personally in the hope that the more I’m willing to let go of what should be and consider what could be, the more I’ll be able to grow as an artist and as a person. Tomorrow, I’m giving a free workshop at the chamber of commerce from 1-2:30 p.m. on having fun with watercolours for kids as well as adults. There is room for 10 people, and all the materials are supplied. Albert Einstein once said, “Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” If that’s the case, I’m looking forward to the main feature. Lori Wikdahl is a Creston Valley artist.

Family an important part of our society

Arguably, one of most important components of any society is a well functioning family: mom, dad, a couple of kids, decent morals, clear rules, communication, love, understand-

dren. Follow this model and you have a pretty good chance to succeed. Turn this upside down and failure will be the end result. How do I know? I was on both sides of the aisle and observed plenty of both throughout my life. What do you do if you are in a less-thanperfect situation? Start where you are. Dream, desire, change, work on it. Start with yourCertik self. There is nothing to lose, but you do have a good chance to win it all. No matter how young or old you are, whether you are a kid, mom, dad or grandpa/grandma, make it work. Remember, many of us make better grandparents than parents just because by the time we “arrived” as parents, our kids were on their own already. You cannot change the past but surely you can do something about the future. A last bit of an advice: Love no matter what, and be there for the others. Vladimir Certik believes that thinking outside the box and engaging fellow citizens may bring simple solutions to complex problems. The West Creston resident can be reached at 250-402-0055.

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ing, patience. I know there are wonderful single moms and single dads but the truth is that the basic unit of every society has always been family as described above. Usually, the father had the role of provider while the mom took upon herself a nestbuilding and children-raising role. The best way to guide kids is to lead by example, being honest with each other, admitting mistakes and growing together. Dads should imprint on boys respect for their mother and protecting their sisters as they grow. This is especially important, as it breeds future fathers who will know how to properly relate to their wives and raise their own chil-

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Slogan 47

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From page 6 Slogan 47 points out that spiritual practice applies to everything we do, say, or think. It is a way of bringing the whole system into harmony. Suggested practice: Is your spiritual practice balanced and wholehearted, or one-sided and limited? What

helps you come into harmony with body, speech, and mind, and what tends to rob you of that harmony? This column is a long series of short essays exploring the meaning of the Lojong Slogans. It is inspired by the work of Judy Lief. Kuya Minogue is the resident teacher at Creston’s ZenWords Zen Centre. For more information, she can be reached at 250-428-3390.

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REDEEMER LUTHERAN Praise 9:30am Sunday Worship -10 am GLAD TIDINGS PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Sunday Worship - 10:30 am

315 - 15th Ave. North

TRINITY UNITED CHURCH Sunday Worship - 10 am ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Sunday Service - 10:30 am

128 - 10th Ave. North

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Crawford Bay is about as far from Calgary as a person can get, at least in terms of size. But it was the perfect place for the owners of Sunny Woods Farm when they decided to leave the big city with their one-and-a-half-yearold son. “We were both working, working, working, and had a kid in daycare,” said Jennie Hodgkinson. “I wanted Chris to have a different life than city life.” She and her husband, Nick, moved from Calgary to Crawford Bay in 1996. A year later, they started Sunny Woods Farm — and started a 15-year journey of supplying Kootenay Lake’s East Shore with everything from pet supplies to bedding plants to fresh produce. Sunny Woods began life in the garage attached to the Hodgkinsons’ house, and offered pet food and supplies, and novelty gifts. The garden market came along in the late 1990s, and the shop later expanded into a new building, made with logs the couple harvested from their property. With annuals brought in from Creston, and a selection of garden decor, soil and fertilizers, Sunny Woods offered a service of great value to East Shore residents. “There was nothing here for miles,” said Hodgkinson. “The support was unbelievable. They didn’t have to go to Nelson or Creston. They could buy a little at a time and come back.” And the market garden has been a hit, too, with squash, potatoes, carrots, onions, pumpkins and, at times, up to

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before fruit and vegetables are ready locally, the Hodgkinsons are already bringing them in from the Okanagan before phasing in local products. “We just keep bringing it in closer and closer as it’s available,” said Hodgkinson. The local products extend beyond vegetables — Creston Valley beef, jam and honey, as well as preserves from Pick of the Crop, are available. Hodgkinson said tourists are often surprised to find such a well-stocked garden shop in Crawford Bay — not to mention the artisan shops that line Highway 3A.



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Ninety-nine years ago, Arthur Lymbery was persuaded to open a small store at Gray Creek, then an isolated East Shore outpost with thrice weekly sternwheeler service. Later, it became the busy terminus of the Kootenay Lake ferry, and he added a post office, gas pump and auto camp. Those things are gone, but the business remains in the family, now a twostory emporium that claims to be the “Woodstove and Fireplace Capital of the Kootenays” and “The Most Interesting Store You’ve Ever Seen.” The slogans are from the clever mind of Arthur’s son, Tom, employed in the Gray Creek Store since boyhood, and now its proprietor emeritus. While Arthur sold anything anybody needed — a billiard table and sundial were two more unusual items in the 1920s — Tom took things much further, adding an insurance agency, woodstoves and chainsaws. “I needed a chainsaw, but when it came in, it sold before I got to use it,” he says. “A local man asked, ‘What do you do after you’ve sold everybody one?’ We still haven’t got to that point.” (When ICBC’s Autoplan insisted on street addresses instead of box numbers, the store’s cul-de-sac was christened

Tom Lymbery in the Gray Creek store, which his father opened in 1913.

Chainsaw Avenue, described in a travel guide as a “once-in-a-lifetime address.”) A new, much bigger store opened next to the old one in 1979, complete with grocery, hardware and clothing departments. With an inventory of 20,000 items, the store’s brochure boldly declares, “If we don’t have it, you don’t need it.” Lymbery has extended his marketing genius to the community at large. He

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coined the term “Best Shore”, and when B.C. towns were encouraged to erect berms for Expo 86, created some unusual welcome signs. “We didn’t qualify for any grants, but I thought here’s a good time to put up a sign,” he says. “I made them with a chainsaw. You can rout a lot quicker with a chainsaw than a router.” See GRAY, page 23

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Thursday, August 9, 2012 Creston Valley Advance

Boaters can prevent invasive species from spreading CENTRAL KOOTENAY INVASIVE PLANT COMMITTEE

Clean. Drain. Dry. These simple steps will prevent zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species from spreading into the waterways of the Kootenays. Aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels, Eurasian water milfoil and New Zealand mudsnails have devastating impacts where they are introduced. They can ruin fishing and recreational opportunities, alter aquatic habitat for plants and animals, and block water intake structures for hydropower. “Hydropower facility costs associated with an infestation include the installation of control systems, antifouling paints, cleaning, and potentially, lost power production caused by clogging of the trash racks,” said Sheila Street, chair of the Central Kootenay aquatic invasive species working group. “In a U.S. Columbia Basin impact study, the total estimated capital cost of a zebra mussel infestation for hydropower facilities, not including power losses, is estimated at over $8,800 per mega watts of hydro plant capacity with about $160 annual operating cost per mega watt capacity.” Although no impact studies have been conducted on the Canadian side of the basin to date, the capacity of about 7500 MW, translates to about $7.8 million in potential economic impact. “Our waters are precious” said Margaret Hartley of the

Slocan Lake Stewardship Society (SLSS). “We use them for recreation, drinking and power generation. Zebra mussel infestations would affect all of us. It could mean anything from higher hydro bills for all of us or taking the kids to the beach and finding nothing but a smelly bed of dead mussels.” Aquatic invasive species hitch rides on boats, equipment, fishing waders, and other gear to spread into new water bodies. If there is a place for water to collect, there is a chance that zebra mussels or other invasive species may be transported. Boats heading for B.C. that have zebra mussel stowaways have been stopped at checkpoint stations in Idaho and Washington; however, there are currently no checkpoints for boaters coming from eastern Canada. Luckily, zebra mussels have not yet been detected in B.C. waters, although early detection monitoring activities for the species has been very limited in B.C. “We can stop their spread by cleaning boats and equipment of visible debris, draining water from all conceivable places — including bilge, buckets, ballast water and wells — and letting boats and equipment dry for 30 days before entering a new body of water” said Crystal Klym, program manager for the Central Kootenay Invasive Plant Committee (CKIPC). “These simple acts can protect our waters.” With funding from the Columbia Basin Trust and FortisBC, and in partnership with SLSS and the province of B.C.,

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The Central Kootenay Invasive Plant Committee encourages boaters to keep from carrying invasive species from one body of water to another.

the CKIPC is installing signs at boat launches on Slocan Lake and associated waterways to remind users to clean, drain and dry.

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” said Klym. “By preventing these species from entering our lakes and rivers, we can save millions of

dollars in impacts in the future”. For more information, or if you would like to sponsor a sign, contact CKIPC at 250-352-1160 or visit

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Public help needed Rowing club receives to find screech owls $5,000 to create program WESTERN SCREECH OWL TELEMETRY PROJECT

When biologists embarked on a study of the endangered western screech owl in 2009, they were not aware of how much the success of their project rested on the hands (or ears) of the public. West Kootenay residents, to date, have been integral in finding new territories (four of eight territories monitored last year were reported by local landowners), helping monitor owls and conserve valuable habitat on their properties. Once again, the public is being asked to listen for the calls of the western screech owl. “Because of their nocturnal habits and elusive ways, these birds have a certain allure with people,“ says biologist and project manager Doris Hausleitner. “We have really appreciated the leads we have received in the past and we are hoping that we can find a couple of new territories this year.� Although the western screech owl is listed federally and provincially as an endangered species, their habitat is offered no real protection on private land. The western screech owl in the West Kootenay region typically reside in low-elevation areas adjacent to water, precisely where people also like to live. In fact, over 90 per cent of locations (collected from owls wearing small radio backpacks) have occurred on private lands. Biologists have followed owls on eight different territories from the Creston Valley to the Columbia River and from the border of the U.S. north to Slocan City. “For these territories, there are approximately 150 landowners involved,� added Hausleitner. “So far, every single one of them has cooperated positively with the project which we are really pleased about.

“Getting all the residents of a particular owl’s territory together to view an owl territory has been very successful. A landowner might not think they have high-value land for wildlife when they look within their property lines, but when they


The Creston Valley Ospreys Rowing Club has been awarded $5,000 by the governing body of Rowing Canada to develop an adaptive rowing program in the community. Adaptive rowing is a worldwide initiative that provides an opportunity for people with disabilities to participate in rowing. In recent years, adaptive rowing has become one of the fastest growing areas of the sport in Canada. Stable, safe and comfortable boats are now available with specially designed equipment to enable people of all ages with a wide range of disabilities to enjoy the freedom of rowing. This generous grant will go a long way towards upgrading the club’s facility and equipment to meet adaptive requirements. Club president Julie Miller worked with the BC Rowing’s adaptive coach to bring this initiative to Creston. She has also developed a liaison with our own Cresteramics, and will be offering the adaptive rowing program to two clients and a staff member from Cresteramics. We look forward to the new members joining us and benefitting from the beautiful environment of the Kootenay River. For the 2012 season and

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The western screech owl.

see the significance of their property on a larger scale, a sense of collective responsibility sets in. Some have even invited biologists to walk their properties to give them ideas on how to enhance their land and keep important wildlife trees for the owls. This type of habitat conservation will benefit a multitude of species.� As a direct result of the project, biologists have applied to the province to provide conservation status on approximately 150 hectares of Crown land on three owl territories.

beyond, the club will continue to grow its masters programs (25-plus years), and to recruit a new batch of junior rowers from Grade 7, as well as inviting students from Prince Charles Secondary School to experience the sport. As the club settles comfortably into its role as a recreational rowing club, it is appropriate to remember the six Creston enthusiasts who founded this rowing club on Canada’s best rowing river: Rob Armstrong, John Griffioen, Mike Poznikoff, Steven Poznikoff, Mike Ramaradhya and Milan Uremovic. This group had a powerful vision that brought an exceptional

opportunity to our community, which has resulted in racing successes in B.C. and in the U.S.A. PCSS graduate Katrina Tarrant, who has achieved a rowing scholarship to the University of Washington, must also be acknowledged. She was given the introduction and encouragement by former club coach Uremovic, and through her dedication and hard work made the grade. We are sure to hear of her in the future as her talent becomes widely known. For more information on the Creston Valley Ospreys Rowing Club, email creston

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Motorists must be more cautious, says cyclist BY BRIAN LAWRENCE Advance Editor

Cycling isn’t supposed to be a contact sport, but according to one Creston cyclist, it often nearly is on local roads. In a recent four-day period, Rick Smith experienced two close calls, one caused by a driver’s lack of attention, the other when a driver “buzzed� him — intentionally, it seemed, passed too close, despite having with plenty of room to share the road. In the former incident, a car was driven without even looking right in front of Smith and another cyclist. Smith anticipated that might happen and was prepared. “It was likely a momentary error in judgment or a simple moment of undue care and attention on the part of a motorist,� said Smith. But the latter, which took place while he was southbound on Highway 3A, heading up a hill, didn’t seem so accidental. Smith spotted the pickup pulling a utility trailer in his rearview mirror, and was prepared for it to pass.

“There is no safe place to stop on that part of the road to get out of the way, there is no guard rail

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Many sections of Highway 3A along Kootenay Lake require cyclists and motorists to exercise caution.

to protect you from the rather steep cliff on the right and the very little shoulder that exists was

so full of debris that it was not possible to ride on it safely,â€? he said. “Hence, I was essentially riding on the white line as far over to the right as I could.â€? There was no oncoming traffic, but rather than giving Smith some extra room, “they flew up the hill past me with the wide trailer missing my shoulder by no more than 13 inches. The force of the air dam that he was pushing almost blew me off of the road and down the cliff. ‌ “I must admit that I am not that easily rattled on the bike, but that scared me and later made me quite angry. Over the years, I believe that I have developed a pretty good feel for the road and the attitudes of the motorists that do pass me while on the bike and I know when I’ve been ‘buzzed’. This is unforgivable in my eyes.â€? Although these incidents were the most recent, they were hardly the first Smith has witnessed. “Over the years, within the group of people that I have been riding with, we have experienced a number of what I will call ridiculous and unwarranted ‘attacks’, ranging from being cussed out or

buzzed at high speed to actually being slapped and having beer bottles thrown at us,� he said. Smith said that people are often surprised to learn that he’s cycled along Highway 3A — for many, the potential dangers outweigh the potential enjoyment. As a result, many haven’t been on their bikes for a long time. “It saddens me to hear that but I fully understand and respect their decisions and points of view and would be fibbing if I were to say that these thoughts have not gone through my mind from time to time, as well,� said Smith. Motorists aren’t the only ones who have to be more careful, though; cyclists have to take responsibility, too, by obeying the rules of the road. Cyclists are required to ride as far to the right as is deemed safe and ride in single file, as well as wear a helmet. Riders who ignore the law “give all of us a bad reputation and do nothing to establish any credibility or good relationships with the motorists that we share the road with,� Smith said. He would also like to see local governments get in on making the roads safer for cyclists.

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From page 13 In addition, commercial landowners have been notified of owl use on their properties and regional districts have used the spatial data from the project in their official community plans. Together with private landowners, habitat is being conserved for the western screech owl one territory at a time. The western screech owl telemetry project is funded by the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, Columbia Basin Trust, FortisBC, Habitat Stewardship Program and the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation. Project biologists are still searching for owls to monitor by radio telemetry in 2012. Not only will this data be used in habitat conservation, but also for species recovery provincewide. Recordings of the western screech owl can be found at This call, which will only be made when the bird is perching, can be heard at night and should not be confused with that of the common snipe. If you have heard this owl or you have any further questions please contact Doris Hausleitner at 250-5057768 or dorishaus@

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Friday, August 17• 1pm to 4:30 pm Creston and District Community Complex

• FREE Kraft sponsored BBQ • FREE samples of Kraft products • Cracker Barrel picnic area • Family-friendly activities and games • FREE SWIM 12 noon to 3 pm • LIVE Music Therapeutic Riding will have • CFL on TSN Football Toss • TSN Sportscentre broadcasts LIVE 3-4pm two horses, Cupcake and Inga, and MUCH MORE! on site to meet and greet folks Visit for details. (weather permitting). Volunteers needed! email or call 250-402-6793 Some parking will be available at the Complex parking lot, but we ask that only folks with mobility challenges use that lot. Parking will also be available at PCSS & College of the Rockies, as well as on side streets, where permitted.

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… Kate H. for 30 years of fun-filled friendship, camaraderie and partner-in-criming. I owe you a Sunday breakfast. … Rick L. for always being willing to lend a helping hand to his neighbor. … Jacky for the delicious “Cherry Garcia” ice cream. It really cheered me up. … Bryan for putting up with my crankiness over the weekend and for making dinner.

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Every year, dogs suffer and die when their guardians make the mistake of leaving them in a parked car even for “just a minute”—while they run an errand. Parked cars are deathtraps for dogs: • on a 25.5 ℃ day, the temperature inside a parked car can soar to between 37.7 ℃ to 48.8 ℃ in just minutes. • on a 32.2℃ day, the interior temperature can reach as high as 71℃ in less than 10 minutes. • animals can suffer brain damage or death from heatstroke in just 15 minutes. Sponsored by P.A.W.S 2805-Lower Wynndel Rd 250-428-7297

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You’ll get an additional $1,000 in loyalty/ conquest customer cash on the purchase or lease of most new 2012/2013 F-Series (F-150 to F-550) models if you are a current owner or lessee of any Ford or competitive model pickup truck.


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WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. Dealer order or transfer may be required as inventory may vary by dealer. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ‡Ford Employee Pricing (“Employee Pricing”) is available from June 14, 2012 to August 31, 2012 (the “Program Period”), on the purchase or lease of most new 2012/2013 Ford vehicles (excluding all chassis cab and cutaway body models, F-150 Raptor, Medium Trucks, Mustang Boss 302, and 2013 Shelby GT500). Employee Pricing refers to A-Plan pricing ordinarily available to Ford of Canada employees (excluding any CAW-negotiated programs). The new vehicle must be delivered or factory-ordered during the Program Period from your participating Ford Dealer. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Employee Pricing is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, Daily Rental Allowance and A/X/Z/D/F-Plan programs. ‡‡No purchase necessary. For full contest rules, eligible vehicle criteria, and to enter as a Ford owner, visit (follow the entry path applicable to you, complete all mandatory fields and click on ‘submit’) or visit your local Ford Dealer for details. Open only to residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority, possess a valid graduated level provincially issued driver’s license, and are owners of Ford branded vehicles (excluding fleet customers and all Lincoln and Mercury models). Eligible vehicle criteria includes requirement that it be properly registered in Canada in the contest entrant’s name (matching vehicle ownership), and properly registered/plated and insured. Non-Ford owners can enter by mailing an original 100 word essay on “what they like about Ford”, with their full name, full mailing address, email, daytime phone number (with area code) to: Vanessa Richard, Pareto Corp., 1 Concorde Gate, Suite 200, Toronto, ON, M3C 4G4. Contest closes at 11:59pm (PST) on the last day of the 2012 Ford Employee Pricing campaign which will be no earlier than August 31, 2012. Limit of 1 entry per person. Up to 8 prizes available to be won in Canada in 3 possible prize categories, each worth up to CAD$50,000. Chances of winning are dependent on the total number of entries received up to each 10,000 interval of unit sales under the Employee Pricing campaign (“Draw Trigger”). Odds of winning decrease as the contest progresses, more entries are made into the contest, and opportunities for Draw Triggers lessen. Skill testing question required. �Offer only valid from August 1, 2012 to August 31, 2012 (the “Program Period”) to Canadian resident customers who own or are currently leasing (during the Program Period) a Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, or F-150 to F-550 (each a “Qualifying Loyalty Model”), or any competitive pickup truck with a pickup bed (each a “Qualifying Conquest Model”) and purchase, lease, or factory order (during the Program Period) a new 2012/2013 Ford F-150 to F-550 (excluding Raptor) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). Qualifying customers will receive CAD$1,000 (the “Incentive”) towards the purchase or lease of the Eligible Vehicle, which must be delivered and/or factory-ordered from your participating Ford dealer during the Program Period. Limit one (1) Incentive per Eligible Vehicle sale, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales, per Qualifying Conquest/Loyalty Model. Each customer will be required to provide proof of ownership/registration of the applicable Qualifying Conquest/Loyalty Model and the ownership/registration address must match the address on the new Buyer’s Agreement or Lease Agreement for the Eligible Vehicle sale. The offer is transferable only to persons living within the same household as the eligible customer. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at the time of factory-order or delivery (but not both). This offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, Daily Rental Allowances, or any other Targeted Loyalty Programs. Taxes payable before Incentive is deducted. Dealer may sell or lease for less. This offer is subject to vehicle availability and may be cancelled at any time without notice. See dealer for details. *Purchase a new 2013 Escape SE FWD with automatic transmission/2012 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine/2013 Edge SEL FWD with automatic transmission/2012 F-250 XLT Super Cab 4X4 Western Edition with power seats/2012 F-150 Platinum Super Crew 4x4 for $26,030/$28,783/$32,379/$39,714/$46,413 after Total Eligible Price Adjustment of $2,519/$11,316/$3,770/$9,485/$14,186 (Total Eligible Price Adjustment is a combination of Employee Price Adjustment of $2,019/$4,316/$2,770/$5,485/$7,186 and delivery allowance of $500/$7,000/$1,000/$4,000/$7,000) is deducted. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Total Eligible Price Adjustment has been deducted. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,650/$1,700/$1,650/$1,700/$1,700 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, dealer PDI (if applicable), registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Delivery Allowances can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Delivery Allowances are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. Employee Pricing is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, Daily Rental Allowance and A/X/Z/D/F-Plan programs. ±Until August 31, 2012, lease a new 2012 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4X4 5.0L and get 4.99% lease annual percentage rate (LAPR) financing for up to 36 months on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest LAPR payment. Lease a vehicle with a value of $40,099 at 4.99% APR for up to 36 months with $1,600 down or equivalent trade in, monthly payment is $399, total lease obligation is $15,964 and optional buyout is $16,040. Offer includes Total Price Adjustment of $11,316. Taxes payable on full amount of lease financing price after Total Price Adjustment is deducted. Offer includes freight and air tax of $1,700, but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, dealer PDI (if applicable), registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Additional payments required for PPSA, registration, security deposit, NSF fees (where applicable), excess wear and tear, and late fees. Some conditions and mileage restrictions of 60,000 km over 36 months apply. A charge of 16 cents per km over mileage restrictions applies, plus applicable taxes. Delivery Allowances can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Delivery Allowances are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. Employee Pricing is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, Daily Rental Allowance and A/X/Z/D/F-Plan programs. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for model shown: 2013 Escape 1.6L EcoBoost FWD: [9.1L/100km (31MPG) City, 6.0L/100km (47MPG) Hwy / 2013 Edge 3.5L V6 FWD 6-speed Automatic transmission: [11.1L/100km (25MPG) City, 7.2L/100km (39MPG) Hwy / 2012 F-150 4X4 5.0L V8: [14.9L/100km (19MPG) City, 10.5L/100km (27MPG) Hwy]. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading, vehicle equipment, and driving habits. †When properly equipped. Max. towing of 11,300 lbs with 3.5L EcoBoost and 6.2L 2 valve 4X2 V8 engines. Max. payload of 3,120 lbs with 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engines. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs GVWR, non-hybrid. ††Class is Full–Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs GVWR, non-hybrid vs. comparable competitor engines. Max. horsepower of 411 on F-150 6.2L V8 engine. Estimated fuel consumption ratings for the 2012 F-150 4X2 3.7L V6 SST: 12.7L/100km city and 8.9L/100km hwy based on Environment Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading and driving habits. ��Projected best in class fuel economy based on competitive data available at the time of testing using Ford drive-cycle tests (in accordance with the guidelines of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Standard J1321) of comparably equipped 2011 Ford vs. 2010 competitive models. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. GVWR. �Some mobile phones and some digital media players may not be fully compatible – check for a listing of mobile phones, media players, and features supported. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford recommends that drivers use caution when using mobile phones, even with voice commands. Only use mobile phones and other devices, even with voice commands, not essential to driving when it is safe to do so. SYNC is optional on most new Ford vehicles. †††©2012 Sirius Canada Inc. “SiriusXM”, the SiriusXM logo, channel names and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc. and are used under licence. ©2012 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved.

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In Loving Memory Of ELIZABETH MARIE (MARIE) MABBOTT Passed Away August 2, 2012 Age 92 years Residence Creston Private Family Memorial Funeral Service Cremation Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the Creston Valley Hospital Auxiliary Bag 3000, Creston, BC, V0B 1G0

Coming Events Nelson Farm & Artisan Markets EcoSociety presents: Cottonwood Community Market Saturdays 9:30 am - 3:00 pm May 19th - Oct 27th Cottonwood Falls Park

CONSULTANT FOR A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR LOW COST DENTAL CLINIC Nelson CARES Society and the Community First Health Coop are requesting submissions from consultants interested in completing a feasibility study for the operations of a low cost dental clinic Nelson BC. The compensation for the contract is $5,000. the work is to be complete by January 31, 2013. Proposals may be sent to the address below by 5pm on August 31, 2012: Community First Health Coop, Suite 204, 518 Lake St, Nelson, BC V1L 4C6 or emailed to For a copy of the RFP email CRESTON AL-ANON MEETING Thursdays 7:00 pm Creston Valley Hospital Education Room A (downstairs) Phone: 250-402-8685 “Are you affected by someone else’s drinking?”

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COMMERCIAL BEEKEEPING Certificate Program. GPRC Fairview Campus. Extensive study of beekeeping, queen rearing, and honey business. Paid work experience. Affordable on-campus residences. Starts January 7, 2013. Call Lin. 1-780-8356630; IF YOU’RE Interested in real estate, then take Appraisal and Assessment, a specialized two-year business major at Lakeland College’s campus in Lloydminster, Alberta. Your training includes assessment principles, computerized mass appraisal valuation of properties, farmland evaluation and property analysis. Start September; 1-800-661-6490, ext. 5429. MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION Rated #2 for at-home jobs. Start training today. Graduates are in demand! Enroll now. Take advantage of low monthly payments. 1-800-466-1535

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H&R ORCHARDS require 25 orchard labourers and pickers for 2012 season, $10.25/hour. Start July to November. Creston location 250-428-7573 (fax)

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WANTED Starting August Local help appreciated 250-428-5240

Help Wanted An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator 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. AUTOMATED TANK Manufacturing Inc. is looking for welders. Due to a huge expansion to our plant located in Kitscoty, Alberta, 20km west of Lloydminster. We have openings for 10-3rd year apprentices or journey person welders. We offer best wage in industry. 3rd yr apprentice $28$30/hr, journey person $32$35/hr, higher with tank experience. Profit sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine at; (office)780-8462231; (fax)780-846-2241 or send resume to:; Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through inhole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform. CHERRY PICKERS WANTED starting August. Local help appreciated Creston, BC. 250-428-5240


Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is responsible for the on-going planning and delivery of community supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families throughout the province. Competition 2012.072: Facilitator – Creston $26.50 to $35.07 per hour Facilitators represent CLBC as the primary contact for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Facilitators may act as a key point of contact for individuals and their families; responding to crisis situations, resolving problems, coordinating services, creating and implementing individual support plans. Facilitators assist individuals and families to connect to their community, to build on the strengths and assets of the individual, as well as help them develop achievable goals. Qualifications: Bachelor of Social Work Degree or equivalent. Experience working in Community Living field with children, youth or adults with developmental disabilities and their families. For a complete list of qualifications and duties please review the job description on our website. For more information on this and all other available positions, visit our website: Closing Date: August 16, 2012


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INSERTING MACHINE Operator required for busy Alberta printing plant. Previous Alphaliner or other machine experience an asset. Mechanical & computer aptitude required;

CERTIFIED MILLWRIGHTS Needed for growing northern company. Competitive wages and benefits. Safety tickets necessary. Fax resume to 250-775-6227 or email: Online:

Motivated & Enthusiastic Certified Dental Assistant Required for busy practice. Experience an asset. Resumes accepted: 201-402 Baker St, Nelson fax: 250-352-2275

NEUCEL SPECIALTY CELLULOSE is a softwood dissolving sulphite pulp mill, located in peaceful, picturesque Port Alice, on the majestic West Coast of BC near the Northern tip of Vancouver Island. Do you appreciate sport fishing, hockey, mountain biking, golfing, scuba diving, hiking, camping, skiing, caving? Port Alice and the surrounding areas are a home base and playground for you and your family. Port Alice is a friendly town and a great place to raise children. Currently there are exciting employment opportunities at Neucel and we are looking for qualified and committed people to fill them. • 2nd Class Power Engineer • Electrician (2) • Millwright (2) • Vibration Analyst • Process Engineer • Maintenance Purchaser • Manufacturing Support Engineer • Shift Superintendent

CONCRETE FINISHERS and Form Setters. Edmonton based company seeks experienced concrete finishers and form setters for work in Edmonton and northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work; Cell 780-660-8130. Fax 780-444-7103.

PARTS AND Services representatives at Jacobson Ford Salmon Arm BC. We are looking for exciting, customer friendly, dynamic individuals capable of working in a fast paced work environment. Parts and service experience an asset but not necessary, email resume to:

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ROUGH Cut Timber for sale. 1x6,2x4,4x4,6x6. Prices vary. 250-426-2354.


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2-NEW HOLLAND 1036 bale wagons, $9,500 & $11,500. AG100 3’x3’ baler $15,000 250-428-3374

NEW LIFE FURNITURE & RECYCLING 114 NW Blvd. 250-402-0098


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WANTED: RIFLES, shotguns, restricted weapons, reloading equipment, decoys or any other shooting related items. Fully licensed. Glen 250-428-6750

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BC INSPECTED GRADED AA OR BETTER LOCALLY GROWN NATURAL BEEF Hormone Free Grass Fed/Grain Finished $100 Packages Available Quarters/Halves $2.50/lb Hanging Weight Extra Lean Hamburger $4.00/lb TARZWELL FARMS 250-428-4316 Creston

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Free Items GIVE AWAY: 21ft Catalina sailboat. Needs lots of TLC c/w trailer, sails, etc. If you want to work on boats- this one’s for you. 250-428-7295

Fruit & Vegetables BLUEBERRY PATCH COUNTRY MARKET *Blueberries u-pick and we pick August 1 to September 15 *Everbearing Strawberries and Raspberries *Lunches, fresh berry pies, giftware..... Open Mon to Sat: 9:30am - 4:00pm 2782-20th Street, Lister From Creston take Highway 21 South and follow signs (250)428-4647

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 Sharpening Equipment, Complete, Like New condition, $15,000. 1-(250)542-4106.

2NDHAND HEAVEN 910 Pine St. P 250-428-2375 Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm Sat noon - 4:30 pm Furniture Books, Toys, King Size Bed, Hoosier Tools, Pictures, Bedding, Dishes & MORE! BUILDING materials for sale Aug 11 from 9AM until Noon at 125 Industrial Road # 2. Includes doors, windows, garage doors, plumbing fixtures, tile, lumber, etc.

FREE METAL RECYCLING Drop off at 1314 NW Blvd. 8am - 5pm Mon to Sat Free Pickup For Large Quantities. Nolan Evans (250)428-6374

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 KENMORE DRYER; old wood stove for shed; 1-2 furrow plow; Hypro pumps for sprayer; 1 bush mower & misc. farm equip. 250-428-9860 KING SEARSOPEDIC bed like new, c/w 3 sets sheets & quilted mattress pad $400 250-402-2036 Trinity Used Treasures THRIFT SHOP Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am - 1pm Closed Holidays United Church on 10th Ave North (next to post office)

Just east of PCSS

250-428-5975 OPEN MON, TUES & FRI

9AM - 3:45PM except holidays

Misc. Wanted CABINET WANTED for laundry room. 2 shelves & a drawer, arborite top. 250-428-7411 WANTED OLD LEAD ACID VEHICLE BATTERIES WILL PAY $4 PER BATTERY 250-428250-428-8425

Real Estate Acreage for Sale Creston- 8.38 ACRES on 40th St (off Hwy 21) 250-428-3038

For Sale By Owner ESTATE - HOUSE, Wynndel Flats on 6.3/acres. Approx 1200sq.ft. main floor, 4/bdrms. 2 1/2/baths, 1 1/2 story + full bmnt. Exc. soil for gardening crops, grew strawberries for 40/yrs, aparagus for 10/yrs, now in hay. 1/acre fenced for pets + fenced front yard. $269,000obo. 250-866-5274 NEW LISTING: Location Location Location! 1509 Scott St $232,000 250-428-4091/250428-6790 UNFINISHED 2 STORY cabin on 2.8 acres at 926 Riondel Rd near the Ashram. To be appraised mid July. Price likely well under $200,000. Terms negotiable. Excellent for handy person or couple. Great small starter home with beautiful lake view bench to build on. Please call 780-566-0707

Mobile Homes & Parks Mobile Home For Sale: REDUCED $64,000 Adult Park with Marina 7126 Hwy 3A, #5 Lakeshore Place ID#196700 250 229-4563

RV Sites Beautiful Treed & Spacious RV sites in prime recreation area. No hook-up fees. No buy in. Just annual lease that includes all utilities & firewood. 50 minute drive from Cranbrook. call (250)424-5403 or visit



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Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent 2/BDRM APT N/P N/S $650/mo Avail. Sept 1st. 250428-2825 55+ 1/BDRM $390/mo, & Bach suite $305/mo, + Util. & DD N/S N/P. Catalpa Apt. United Church 250-428-4015 or Jan 250-866-5472 Creston APARTMENTS for rent: Call Michele or Paulette 250-4282562 or 250-428-3096 Creston- 1 & 2/BDRM APTS $535/$625 + elec. N/S N/P call 250-254-0840 or 250-8665789 CRESTON 1/BDRM renovated suite close to library, brewery, parks. Quiet building, N/S, no drugs, no parties, no pets (will consider small dog) $625/mo + elec. 250-431-8353 Creston: 2 - 1/BDRM APTS $450/mo + elec & $575/mo + elec. Also - 2/bdrm + elec. $725/mo N/S; N/P; DD & ref req. 250-428-2202 Creston: 2/BDRM CONDO near Rec Center. W/D A/C fridge, stove, N/P N/S $775/mo 250-428-1452 Creston - 2/BDRM CONDO style apartment. F/S incl., N/P. N/S. Located downtown Creston 250-428-5240. Refs req. Creston - 2/BDRM SUITE, avail immd. Responsible, quiet tenants only. 250-428-4918 Creston 55 + 2BDRM CONDO 6 appl. Walk to all amenities top floor, elevator. N/S N/P $850 + elec/D.D. 250-428-4984 CRESTON ATTENTION SENIORS Nikkyl Place Seniors APARTMENTS provides 2 meals a day house keeping,laundry & reg bus service. Wheelchair access main floor 1/bdrm units $1150/mo 2/bdrm $1250/mo. 250-402-9351 Creston- LARGE 2/BDRM. suite w/private balcony. W/D hookup. Quiet bldg. N/S, no drugs, no parties, quiet dog considered. $750/mo + elec. 250-431-8353 PARKVIEW MANOR 1 & 2/Bdrm Apartments Available now! N/S N/P Children OK 250-428-9560 Creston

Commercial/ Industrial Creston COMMERCIAL BUILDING

3600 sq.ft. of Retail Space

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Mobile Homes & Pads 3/BDRM 2/BATH mobile home for rent on lg lot w/ beautiful view. Has addition; deck; F/S W/D & heat pump. N/S $850/mo Avail. immed. call Keith 250-402-9001

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Cars - Sports & Imports 2004 Porsche Carrera Cabriolet, like new, only 42,900km, garage kept! 6-spd, p/top, all maintenance done by MCL Porsche in Vancouver, only $52,500. Ric, (250)426-9599 DL#30866

Motorcycles 1998 KAWASAKI KX60, exc cond, $950. 2009 Kawakasi KX100, Monster, like new $3,000. 2005 Suzuki 800 Blvd, 10,530km $5,000. 2008 Honda CBR125R 3500km, $2,500. 250-428-3374

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1976 30ft cabin cruiser with a 185 merc Full galley (fridge, stove, sink, furnace, toilet) • Fold down table for a queen sized bed • Fold up bunk beds • VHF radio • Hull is sound, galley is dated. • Low draft • 200 hrs on new engine • A great boat that needs some TLC $12,000.00 invested $8000 OBO Call 250-362-7681 or email monikas_2010@ 4 more information & to view •

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MOVING/GARAGE SALE: Lots of quality household items, chesterfield, beds, kitchen stuff, garden tools, misc. Book cases, high quality antique dining room suite & sideboard. Sat Aug 11 8am2pm #5- 724 Devon St (Devonshire Meadows) NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE sale: Sat Aug 11 9am-? Kitchener Rd - watch for signs! Lots of great stuff!!

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(Top) Tom Lymbery in front of the original Gray Creek Store, next door to the current one. (Above) A Gray Creek postcard from the 1930s. Office: 250-428-2234 1013 canyon st. creston, Bc 23


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From page 11 The signs declared Gray Creek a metric-free zone — due in part to mix-ups between imperial and metric measurements that caused headaches when building the new store — and touted the community as home to a huge gold boulder supposedly lost in Kootenay Lake. (Lymbery became part of the story when two would-be treasure hunters arrived in the late 1960s in hot pursuit. They left empty-handed, but he still has a sign with the company logo.) A voracious reader — he usually has three books on the go — Lymbery ensures the store is well stocked, especially with local history titles. “If I wanted a book, it was just as easy to buy several and sell the rest,” he says. A lifelong resident, save for a few years of high school in Vancouver, he’s often asked about Gray Creek’s past, and usually has the answers. He’s a past-vice-president of the BC Historical Federation, has been president of the Gray Creek Historical Society since its inception, and leads tours of local historic sites each summer. He and wife Sharon spend several months each year in Mexico, and on their most recent trip, he got a good start on an as-yet-untitled memoir, based on Tom’s Corner, his monthly column in the East Shore Mainstreet. (He also writes Tom Sez, a list of quotidian observations.) Lymbery, 83, sold his insurance business but never really retired. He stops by the store every day, although his son and others are now in charge. His grandchildren have become the fourth generation to work there. As its centennial nears, the store is planning a celebration — and eyeing further expansion.

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Having just come home from Torontoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s North by Northeast Festivals and Conference, and playing a sold out 10,000-person festival on Vancouver Island in July (including appearances by k.d. lang, Emmylou Harris and Buffy SaintMarie) the band is hitting the road again for its third major tour this year, playing at Crestonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Snoring Sasquatch on Aug. 14. The Whistler-based

band combine harmonicas, guitars, and drum machines with turntables, sampling, and banjos to create a hiphop show unlike anything youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve ever seen before. Kicking off in Whistler for the start of this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Crankworx festival, the band will be travelling as a three-piece again as guitar player Jeff Waters is back from back surgery and on the road again. Animal Nation will also be travelling with Saskatoon band Sly Business, fronted

by guitar player/singer/ MC/amazing guy Mark Ejack. In September, the band is set to play two shows at the Western Canadian Music Awards in Regina (Breakout West Fest) to go with their WCMA nomination for best hip-hop album. Previous accolades include the 2010 Olympics, Pemberton Festival, multiple Telus ski and snowboard festivals, Parliament Hill on Canada Day. Animal Nation is Steige

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Animal Nation plays at the Snoring Sasquatch on Aug. 14.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tall Manâ&#x20AC;? Turner and Mike â&#x20AC;&#x153;Armadillo Slimâ&#x20AC;? Armitage and, it formed in 2004 after a heated argument between the two not-then members over the quality of another bandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s performance. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The members of Animal Nation are hesitant to call their music â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;hip-hopâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; because a lot of hip-hop sucks,â&#x20AC;? said the bandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s press information. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The members of Animal Nation think this is unfortunate because they really, really love good hip-hop, but

know that the general population thinks that hip-hop sucks as well. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Animal Nation is the greatest band you will ever hear. After listening to Animal Nation it will henceforth be impossible to appreciate any other sort of music that is not Animal Nation.â&#x20AC;? Tickets from Animal Nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s concert are $10 in advance at Black Bear Books and Kingfisher Used Books, or $12 at the door, which opens at 7 p.m.; the show starts at 8.




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