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Pete Ryan wins people’s choice award at competition
Frank Pilz soars over the scenic landscape of Hope and the Fraser River last Friday. Pilot Gerry Binnema of the Vancouver Soaring Association gave Black Press photographer Harv Toews a tour of the area in a glider after Pat Rolfe towed the plane to 3,000 feet.
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A new youth-driven documentary explores the issues faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students in high school. The short film emerged from the Hope Inclusion Project’s Challenge Day earlier this year, which strived to create understanding and empathy among its participants. A community survey two years ago found that racism and hate is prevalent in high school. The Hope Inclusion Project decided to explore
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these issues further through a film “It’s designed to create dialogue project called Dialogues of Hope. among youth, to help community Eight students from Hope Second- leaders and community members ary were asked to connect with youth come up with a and understand focus for the film “It challenges people youth better. It based on issues challenges people to look deeper into they see create the to look deeper into themselves.” most tension. themselves.” “What’s great Dialogues of about this film Hope explores the Darla Dickenson from my perspecdifferent perspective is that it’s a tives through inmore positive, uplifting take on ev- terviews with students, parents and erything,” said project coordinator teachers. Darla Dickenson. The 20-25 minute documen-
tary is directed and produced by Eva Wunderman, with editing by Brodi-jo Scalise. Filming took place between March and June. “We didn’t want to include anything that has no meaning,” said Wunderman. “It’s been very interesting working with these kids. I liked opening it up to their interpretation and actually being a mentor.” Dialogues of Hope will be shown at the Hope Cinema on Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $2, with all proceeds benefiting the Hope Inclusion Project.
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Motorcycle show Glenn Hootnick, left, shows Jonathan Aartsen his Harley Davidson during the fourth annual Motorcycle Show & Shine on Wallace Street Saturday. The event, sponsored by the Hope & District Chamber of Commerce, attracted about 50 riders with a variety of models from around the region.
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Participants will compete in several different events to see who can recover a predetermined amount of gold flakes from a bucket of pay dirt the fastest. The event attracts about 150 panners every year from as far away as Europe. “The competition draw is ‘Gold Fever’ and they will all catch it,” said event organizer Dan Moore, who is better known as Yukon Dan. “In the hey day 25,000 miners searched for gold in these parts.” The event kicks off on Thursday with two days of workshops and
demonstrations in Yale. Free gold panning will be held Thursday and Friday from 1-4 p.m. There will also be free metal detecting for children and teens on Friday night. Competition gets underway on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., with the top third in each category moving into the Sunday finals. All beginners will get a professional panner as a coach and every child that enters the competition receives a new gold pan and bag of pay dirt. Over $5,000 in prizes are up for grabs this year, including chainsaw carvings of min-
ers panning for gold. Moore will also put $2,000 worth of gold into two piles of dirt at the end of the competition and panners will get to keep what they find. The Fraser River Gold Panning Championships is held at Anderson Creek Campground, located about one hour north of Hope on Highway 1. Entry for children and teens is $5, and $10 for adults and professionals. Children seven and under are free. For more information, contact Moore at 604-948-4941 or gold@ yukondan.com.
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Const. Les Betker, a former Boston Bar RCMP member, stands high above downtown Hope in front of district hall on Saturday during the annual Cops for Cancer Pole Sit. The event raised $2,395.72 for this year’s ride, which included a $1,000 donation from the Hope Eagles. The cheque was presented to Betker and fellow Chilliwack RCMP officer Mike Paysen by Herb Smith and Allan Derrick. KERRIE-ANN SCHOENIT THE STANDARD
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Local families hosted 19 students from Hope’s sister city of Izu, Japan this week. They spent their time here skating at Hope Arena, picnicking at Othello Tunnels and visiting Hell’s Gate. The trip marks the first time many of the students have been to Canada. “Much effort and detail is put into ensuring our guests have the most memorable and meaningful Canadian experience with our wonderful host families that is not only culturally enriching, but also to enable friendships that will last a lifetime,” said Lori Izawa, sister city coordinator and cultural liaison. Council, district staff and RCMP members welcomed the
group during a special ceremony on Monday night. Mayor Yutaka Kikuchi and several other officials from Izu were also in attendance. “We’re so privileged and honoured to have you in our community,” said Mayor Susan Johnston on Monday. “I have no doubt that you’ll find the hospitality in this community exemplary and I’m sure that this will be a memorable time for you here. We’re delighted to have you as our sister city and anything that we can do to make that relationship better, just speak and we’ll listen.” Hope has hosted hundreds of junior high school students from Iza since the exchange program started in 1995. KERRIE-ANN SCHOENIT / THE STANDARD Kikuchi said the program has Mayor Susan Johnston opens a gift from Mayor Yutaka been and will continue to be a Kikuchi of Izu, Japan during a welcoming ceremony for sister city visit on Monday at district hall. priority for his city.
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Carving competition attracts thousands More than 4,500 people poured into downtown Hope to watch the Chainsaw Carving Competition Aug. 1619. The event featured eight world-renown carvers, including local favourite Pete Ryan, sculpting cedar logs into intricate pieces of art in Memorial Park. “It went very well,” said organizer Victor Smith, adding that the souvenir T-shirts designed by Sasquatch Sign Company sold out. “The carvers and everybody enjoyed it.” Each carver received $1,000 for participating in the competition this year. An additional $3,000 was awarded to first place, $2,000 to second, and $1,000 to third. A $1,000 people’s choice award was also handed out at the end of the competition. “Everyone did a fabulous job and we’re just grateful to have these people come and participate in the competition,” said Mayor Susan Johnston “To be able to auction the speed carvings off twice during the event made people feel so good about getting a piece of the action.” A total of $5,320 was raised from the speed carving competitions on Saturday and Sunday.
Winners 1st place: Kingfishers in Flight - Chris Foltz 2nd place: Phoenix -Tomas Vrba 3rd place: Spider and Wasp on a Log - Woojay Poynter People’s choice: Old Man in the Park - Pete Ryan
Jeffrey M. Samudosky (Gig Harbour, Washington) sculpts the leg of his ram last Thursday in Memorial Park.
Clockwise from above: Chris Foltz (North Bend, Oregon) shapes a Kingfisher bird on Friday. Ryan Cook (Britannia, B.C.) uses a sander to smooth part of his Alice in Wonderland-inspired carving on Saturday. Brigitte Lockhead (Langley, B.C.) adds detail to her alligator on Saturday. Ken Sheen (Marguerite, B.C.) cuts away at his gold panner on Thursday. Pete Ryan (Hope, B.C.) works on the lower part of his carving Saturday.
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ICBC mishandled The BC Liberals have completely mishandled ICBC, and the proof came last week, when a review showed that the company has been hiring boatloads of senior managers and paying them more each year — with the government apparently oblivious. There are 32 per cent more managers than in 2007, and they are paid (as a group) 70 per cent more than managers received in 2007. Fifty-four of them made more than $200,000 each in 2011. The Liberals insisted, on taking office in 2001, that ICBC didn’t need to be privatized, nor did there need to be complete competition in the auto insurance sector. They have also insisted, especially in recent years, that substantial dividends from ICBC go back to the shareholder — the government. This means that all ICBC customers, and that’s everyone who owns a vehicle, are paying additional insurance premiums to boost government revenues. It’s a tax grab, hidden in the guise of insurance costs. The government has now, very belatedly, said ICBC meeds to cut its management costs and manager compensation. This comes just after ICBC has boosted insurance rates by 11.2 per cent. The simple fact is this: ICBC is being used by government for all sorts of purposes that are far afield from its ostensible role as a public car insurance company. This isn’t new — the NDP did this with ICBC back in its earliest days. But it certainly points out that the Liberals are just as good as the NDP at mismanaging Crown corporations and sticking taxpayers with extra costs. ICBC needs to be privatized. There is no real need to have government operate a car insurance company that forces all drivers to buy at least basic car insurance. – Black Press
Time for investment in forests B.C. VIEWS Tom Fletcher The B.C. government’s emergency committee on timber supply has produced its report, but it leaves many of the big questions unanswered. Can the Burns Lake sawmill, destroyed by fire last winter, be given enough timber to rebuild? It’s likely, committee members concluded, if areas that are currently considered “marginally economic” are harvested. With nearly half the pine in that region dead from beetle infestation, and much of the better timber already cut, that means harvesting areas that would produce only about two thirds of the volume that is currently considered economical to log. Will eight more sawmills have to close once the beetle-killed
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Interior. But he said the roots of the problem go back a decade, to when the B.C. Liberals started reducing support for forest health just as the beetle epidemic was spreading. Ten years ago the government removed the obligation for the province to reforest areas affected
those areas, and cut the budget by 90 per cent,” Macdonald told me. “The three-year budget that’s in front of us is keeping on the downward slide, and it’s not what people in communities are saying is the answer. So that has to change.” The opposition, the auditor general and various forest experts have been blasting the government for the degraded state of the timber inventory, at a time when environmental changes have been sweeping. Steve Thomson, minister of the newly amalgamated forests, lands and natural resource operations ministry, points to the urgent efforts to upgrade the government’s detailed picture of the state of the forests, so it can consider new cutting, planting and fertilizing efforts. But there’s no denying that he came to the job in a crisis that will take more spending in the future, and he will have a hard
“Will eight more sawmills have to close once the beetle-killed timber becomes too degraded to cut in the next few years? by disease and fire. This was not only at the peak of the epidemic, it was one year before devastating wildfires raced through the Interior in the summer of 2003. “In 2002, the government removed its obligation to replant
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Letters Proposal a conflict of interest ure? The Alberta option would also eliminate the added expense of building a recycling pipeline for the toxic distillate used to thin that gooey heavy oil. I can think of two reasons: (1) refining crude oil requires enormous quantities of water, and (2) Enbridge intends to ship bitumen out of Kitimat come hell, high water or a refinery. When I heard the
company spearheading the bitumen refinery proposal was called Kitimat Clean Ltd, I instantly thought of George Orwell’s book 1984. In that fictional tale about tyranny, the Ministry of War is called the Ministry of Peace and the Ministry of Propaganda is called the Ministry of Truth. Kitimat Clean sounds like a name dreamt up by a team of public re-
lation consultants after they consumed too many martinis. Hopefully Mister Black will not misuse the power of his newspapers (over 80 of them are here in BC) to limit criticism of the Northern Gateway project and thereby manipulate public information. As anyone can see, there is now the potential for a conflict of interest. Lloyd Atkins
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Tsunami debris poses greater risk We seem to have many opinions on oil pipelines. I lived next door and a short distance away from the Trans-Mountain Pipeline most of my life. At no time was it ever a problem. They, as well as the refineries, were excellent neighbours and quite willing to answer concerns and take action to investigate possible problems. There was a leak in my area of Burnaby after I had moved. I would have been devastated as I am very much affected by oil, including oil stoves in regular use. No one wants a spill, but I do believe that no
one has thought this situation through. We need oil. Supposed environmentalists would be the first to complain if they were deprived of any small convenience. Transportation, air conditioning, computers and cell phones. I feel that most opposing the pipeline are insincere in their environmental concerns. What I do not understand is why they cannot come to some compromise. It would be in the best interests of everyone to find a solution as quickly as possible. My reasoning has nothing to do with oil. We will need the sup-
port and financial assistance of some large companies to clean up the mess that is heading to our ocean coastline because of the debris from Japan. All the complaining groups will find themselves without federal, provincial or local support when the mess hits the coastline of B.C. This blanket of junk will do more damage than the oil spills that might happen from the transport of oil from Alberta. All these private boats and sailing vessels that use the Vancouver harbour should be ashamed of themselves
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for expecting the Coast Guard to assist them. I do not call out the military when my car breaks down on the highway; I have BCAA. The people who use the Vancouver harbour should have the equivalent to BCAA. The federal government wants the pipeline to go through. Is this the same government we will be asking to clear our beaches of debris? I really think that B.C. should be thinking about what to do with the debris. Asking for money from Alberta for royalties is not the way to go. We are not in a position to be calling the
shots. Please consider what will happen to our fisheries with a blanket of debris over the ocean and no financial support to remove it. May LaChance
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memorial service for those students and teachers who are no longer with us. We thank you for our walk down memory lane, it was truly a weekend we will never forget. Echo and Bob Johnson, Bob and Iris Swain
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David Black, owner of Black Press, says he wants to build an oil refinery in Kitimat. He claims coastal pollution would be less harmful if a tanker carrying refined petroleum products, rather than diluted bitumen, has an accident. I’m befuddled. Why not build the refinery in Alberta and minimize the bitumen pollution that would result from a pipeline fail-
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$13-billion oil refinery proposed for Kitimat Tom Fletcher Black Press
A Victoria businessman is heading up a proposal to build a $13-billion oil refinery in Kitimat. David Black, chairman and owner of Black Press, announced Friday he wants to build a world scale oil refinery at Kitimat, B.C. Black told a news conference in Vancouver Friday he is submitting an environmental assessment application to build a “world scale” oil refinery on behalf of Kitimat Clean Ltd., a company owned by Black. The application to the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office is expected this fall. The proposed refinery would be big enough to process all the diluted bitumen carried by Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. Black said he has had extensive discussions with Enbridge and other players in the Canadian oil industry, but none has so far offered to back the project. Black said he will use his own money to finance the proposal through environmental assessment, which he expects to cost several million dollars. After that, he said investors would be needed to complete it, assuming both the refinery and the pipeline receive approval. He has had preliminary meetings with Kitimat and Terrace councils, as well as the Haisla and Kitselas First Nations in the region. The proposed site is a 3,000-hectare Crown industrial property between Terrace and Kitimat. Kitimat Mayor Joanne Monaghan spoke by phone to the news conference, offering encouragement for the proposal. But Black acknowledged he does not yet have formal support from communities or investors. “I see myself as a catalyst to make this happen,” said Black, who first proposed the idea to the province
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and the industry seven years ago when he was chairman of the B.C. Progress Board. Black is working with Glenn McGinnis, a consulting engineer and former manager of the Ioco oil refinery in Port Moody. “We want it [the Kitimat refinery] to be the cleanest and greenest upgrading and refining site in the world,” McGinnis said. The refinery would produce 240,000 barrels per day of diesel, 100,000 barrels per day of gasoline and 50,000 barrels per day of kerosene or aviation fuel, refined from heavy oil. Among those attending the news conference was Art Sterritt, executive director of the Coastal First Nations, a group in the Kitimat area that has strongly opposed the pipeline proposal. Sterritt disputed Black’s assertion that a B.C. refinery “solves half of the problem” with exported oil by shipping refined gasoline, jet fuel and diesel
in tankers instead of heavy crude. Those products have their own risks, Sterritt said. Black pointed out that without marine shipments of those fuels, the remote coastal communities Sterritt represents would not be able to function. The lighter fuel products are still an environmental hazard, but they dissipate much more quickly and do not persist for many years like spilled heavy crude, he said. NDP energy critic John Horgan was also skeptical. “At this point, it’s a proposal without business partners and without First Nations and local community support,” Horgan said. “It doesn’t change our position [opposing] the Enbridge Northern Gateway project.” Black said the refinery will mean nearly 6,000 construction jobs over a five-year period, 3,000 permanent jobs at the refinery and tax revenue for various levels of government.
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Hope Mountain Centre hosted 20 paddlers on Ross Lake in the Skagit Valley last Saturday. Travelling by Voyageur canoe, they learned about the impact of glaciers on the Cascade Mountains over the past 10,000 years. Jon Riedel of the U.S. National Parks Service shared his 25 years of research in the Skagit, revealing the dramatic reduction that has occurred to the region’s glaciers during that time due to global warming.
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CX-5 RAISES THE BAR the city, 5.7 highway for front-drive models with the six-speed manual transmission. Front-drivers with the six-speed automatic get 7.7 city/6.1 highway and with AWD and the automatic, 8.0 city/6.4 highway. Using regular gas across the board. Mazda, then, is taking aim at the heart of the new-vehicle market in Canada with a crossover that is very capable, looks sharp and is fun-todrive. All at an appealing price. If Mazda gets this right, the CX-5 will not be a niche player. You’re going to see them all over your neighbourhood. The CX-5 is, for the present, the future of Mazda. It’s Mazda going all in for the ﬁrst time with SkyActiv fuel-saving technologies. For instance, there is a new global platform architecture here, and it is 8 per cent lighter and 30 per cent more rigid than the company’s previous small-car architecture. Most interesting, I think, is that this small-car architecture has yielded a fuel-efﬁcient crossover that not only isn’t a bore to drive, but is almost as big as the current Mazda CX-7. SkyActiv at work. Speaking of which, the heart of it, really, is Mazda’s new Skyactiv-G direct-injected, 2.0-litre, inline- four-cylinder gasoline engine. Director Technobabble had a long and detailed presentation to explain why this engine is so good, so strong, and so efﬁcient and if you must know, the essence of it all is the 13:1 compression ratio using regular gas. Those who care about
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The story of the 2013 Mazda CX-5 began in 2005 when Mazda began mapping out its long-term strategy in a post-Ford world. This is how the car business works. What you see in showrooms today was conceived long ago. SkyActiv, the buzzword Mazda is using to describe the company’s comprehensive take on improving fuel economy and reducing emissions in vehicles that remain fun to drive, is all about “wiping the slate clean,” says Mazda senior engineer Dave Coleman, the selfdescribed Director of Technobabble. “No more parts-bin engineering,” he adds. By that he means this: The CX-5 and all that comes next from Mazda represent what you might call a holistic approach to vehicle development. Everything you will see from Mazda going forward, from the powertrains to the platforms, from the designs to engineering top to bottom – all if it is about “squeezing maximum efﬁciency from existing technologies.” Yeah, but why should you care? You’re not a technogeek. But if you’re like 300,000 other Canadians or so, you will be buying a compact SUV of some sort this year or next year or the year after, each and every year. Canadians love their compact SUVs; sales here account for 17 per cent of the entire new-vehicle market and just in the last two years have doubled. So you are very likely to want something along the lines of a Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, Kia Sportage, Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue. If you are a Mazda owner, you will likely be moving up from a Mazda3, although Mazda wants you if you are a former Honda Civic or Ford Focus owner, too. If that’s you, the base version of the CX-5, the GX with front-wheel-drive, starts at $22,995. The volume model, the GS, lists for $27,895 and the top-of-the-line GT starts at $32,495. All are well equipped, but of course, as you pay more you get more. AWD, for instance, is a $2,000 option on GX and GS models, standard on the GT. Most importantly to Mazda, the CX-5 offers the “best highway fuel economy of any SUV sold in Canada – including hybrids:” 7.8 litres/100 km in
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The original Bibles at Christ Church National Historic Site will be appraised at the church’s Heritage Roadshow on Aug. 25.
A stroke of luck and good timing heralded the return of historic artifacts to Christ Church. The set of three Bibles, which were stolen in late June, now await their turn to be appraised at the church’s Heritage Roadshow on Aug. 25. “Getting them appraised will be the first step in keeping them safe,” said Christine Elliott, the student who first discovered the theft of the Bibles, “but it will also be an opportunity for everyone else to get a closer look at a piece of the church’s history.” The event will be held upstairs in the Christ Church hall, which is located next to the historical church. “We first thought of
hosting such an event, and made the initial inquiries last spring while antique hunting for specific items to complete an exhibit at the church,” said Darla Dickinson, one of the show coordinators. Light refreshments will be available throughout the day for those who are getting their antiques appraised. Time slots will be divided up into 15-minute increments per item. The appraisal cost is $5 per item or $12 for three items. Doors open at 10 a.m. Anyone who wants to have their antiques appraised needs to register in advance by calling Elliott at 604-869-5402 to secure a time with the appraisers.
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The annual Concerts in the Park series wraps up this Sunday in downtown Hope. Hope Performing Arts Community Theatre takes over the Memorial Park stage for a preview of their Brigade Days production “Fool’s Gold,” featuring the Moonshine Mountaineers. The group consists of Cheryl Lynne Lacey, Pas Pascucci and Willy Spence playing a combination of country, blues and folk. They’ve taken the liberty of changing the words to some songs to reflect the difference between how men and women see the world of love. The show features a moonshine jug on stage and an assortment of smaller instruments, including the accordion. Hope Performing Arts Community Theatre who
Denise Pascucci, left, Shelley Empey and Marianne Hyland of Hope Performing Arts Community Theatre in the spring production, Generations of Music. The theatre will preview their new production “Fool’s Gold” during Sunday’s Concert in the Park.
will bring the audience into the town of Hopeful where Nasty Nellie and One Hand Harry are having a dispute which has tumbled over into the mayor’s office. There will be Cancan dancers, square dancers, and weapons drawn. The full
performance of “Fool’s Gold” takes place at Brigade Days on Sept. 8. Concerts in the Park is sponsored by the Hope & District Arts Council, with funding from the province. The free summer event runs from 2-4 p.m.
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Body found in the Fraser
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A body found in Abbotsford in the Fraser River has not yet been identified, but the coroner’s service has ruled out foul play.
Const. Ian MacDonald said the man’s body was found last Monday by workers on gravel barges for Mainland Sand and Gravel, located at 6850 Cox Rd. along the shoreline of the river east of Matsqui Trail Regional
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said. As of press deadline, the man’s identity had not been established, but could possibly be one of the people who have been reported missing in recent accidents. On July 28, a 67-yearold Hope fisherman
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It won’t happen in time for the provincial election next spring, but the B.C. government is moving ahead with Premier Christy Clark’s pledge to examine online voting at the local and provincial level. Some municipalities have suggested modernizing elections to make voting more convenient, and reverse the recent trend to lower voter participation. Clark proposed the idea during last year’s B.C. Liberal leadership campaign. Justice Minister Shirley Bond has asked Chief Electoral Officer Keith Archer to set up an expert panel to make recommendations. Archer asked the government last year to give him authority to conduct pilot projects for electronic voting, and to consider extending voter registration to 16and 17-year-olds, as has been done in Australia and some U.S. states. During his leadership bid, Health Minister Mike de Jong proposed lowering the voting age from 18 to 16, to encourage younger people to get involved as part of their high school education. Nola Western, deputy chief electoral officer at Elections B.C., said the panel will likely need until 2014 to recommend changes to the Election Act that would permit online voting. Independent experts on Internet security and electoral administration will be asked to serve on a committee chaired by Archer, with a first meeting expected by October.
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sockeye run to use local streams as a spawning ground • A fire completely destroys a home on the Schkam site of the Chawathil reserve • A tragic accident near the Farabee Tunnel in the Fraser Canyon claims the lives of five people, including a seven-year-old child from Williams Lake and a Boston Bar woman • First Heritage Savings Credit Union donates $25,000 to the District of Hope for the new recreation centre AUGUST 2002 • Plans to expand the Cooper’s Foods complex move ahead after being put on hold for years by the developer • A man and woman from Hope face several charges after police seize 76 grams of crystal methamphetamines, 25 grams of cocaine, 135 ounces of marijuana, a quantity of Valium, and over $3,000 in
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Denise Pascucci and Shelly Taylor participated in a competitive trail ride in 108 Mile Ranch on Aug. 10.
with one mandatory hold and vet in. Dent took third place in the lighweight division, while Dickenson finished second in the heavyweight. Taylor and Pascucci com-
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Library can help you declutter (2012) with Glenn Close was pretty good and it’s based on a book of the same name. The library is a great place to find a good, and new, movie, with 214 catalogue entries for 2012 DVDs in our catalogue. That’s just movies and television shows in English. There are documentaries and DVDs in other languages as well. And this fall, the library has lots of programs from redesigning your home and
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Church of the Nazarene Sunday Celebration 5:30 pm
Grace Baptist Church “Imperfect people following a loving God” www.gbchope.com
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was Peter Walsh’s It’s All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff that really resonated and got me moving. Walsh contends that attachment to our “things” should reflect our life’s goals and values. So there I was busily decluttering when it occurred to me that I could be listening to a good story (it’s hard to read a book and haul garbage) at the same time. What good timing! The library just subscribed to a new ebook service and it’s super easy to download books and get listening. Of the 356 e-Audiobooks now available on FVRL’s OneClick Digital service, over 100 are always available – no waitlists! So I promptly downloaded Elizabeth Hay’s Alone in the Classroom. Only took a few minutes from clicking “Play” on our homepage, then “eCollection,” and there it was: OneClickdigital. Just create a new account and Bob’s your uncle! After a day of cleaning, maybe a movie is in order? Albert Nobbs
The geese are flocking, there’s dew on the grass, and a bit of a chill in the air. The library’s Summer Reading Club (we had 232 readers this year) wraps up next week and that’s it, summer is officially over! The changing of the seasons often means changes in our lives — especially in September. Perhaps it is years of heading off to school but every September I find myself eager to de-clutter and Deb launch new Ireland projects. The library has tons of books on clutter and housecleaning. Using the keyword search term “clutter,” you can quickly find over 30 titles. And then even more by using the subject searches “storage in the home,” “orderliness,” or “house cleaning.” Using a more serendipitous approach though, I checked out two books which recently came across the library counter. One was What’s a Disorganized Person to Do? by Stacey Platt. This book offers 317 tips and tricks for sorting and organizing. But it
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Four local riders recently took up the challenge of participating in their first competitive trail ride. The women – Becki Dent, her daughter Darla Dickenson, and friends Shelly Taylor and Denise Pascucci – headed to 108 Mile Hills Health Ranch on Aug. 10. Competitive trail riding differs from endurance riding in that riders must first weigh in with the saddle and bags their horses will carry. Along with body weight, the rider is then categorized as lightweight or heavyweight. The riders also start with a base point of 300 and can loose points depending on the horse’s vetting (hydration, pulse, gait, etc.) as well as time. Riders are allowed to return to base camp 10 minutes early or 10 minutes late before loosing points. Dent and Dickenson entered the Level 1 competition, which had them navigate 31 kilometres (19 miles) of countryside
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meet other homeschooling families in your community. Children and caregivers welcome. Tuesday, Sept. 11 6:30 p.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-860-0308
WEDNESDAY Forms and Visions: Raku pottery and acrylic paintings create this interesting and varied exhibit. Diane Ferguson and Jan Kinna are the experts in Raku pottery, which originated in Japan over 400 years ago. The pottery when ¿red is unique and no two pieces can ever be exactly the same. Rebecca Bisette has mastered the modern medium of acrylic painting and is a full-time artist who creates explosions of thought emotion and imag-
ery featuring landscapes, Àorals and contemporary visions. The exhibit runs until Aug. 28. Hope Arts Gallery, 349 Fort St. 604-860-4087 firstname.lastname@example.org Funky Hats: The Hope Brigade Days parade is coming soon! Come on down to the library and make a funky hat to wear on parade day. Space is limited so please call the library to register. Wednesday, Sept. 5 6:30 p.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 deb.ireland@fvrl. bc.ca
THURSDAY Prayer Connection: Enjoy a cup of coffee with like-minded people who wish to pray for the Hope Christian Women’s group, families, friends, church leaders, local, Canadian and world politicians,
police forces and military. Thursday, Sept. 6 9:30 a.m. 530 Hemlock Ave. 604-869-8420 hopecwc@hotmail. com
FRIDAY Hope Genealogy Club: Interested in getting help to ¿nd your ancestors? Have you interesting genealogy to share. Join like-minded people who can help you with Internet searches and give you dates of events pertaining to genealogy. Friday, Sept. 7 10 a.m. Golden Agers Hall 650 Douglas St. 604-869-5925 email@example.com
SATURDAY Open Community Music Jam: Come partake in this community tradition. Lead a few songs or just sing/play along while others lead. Light snack served at 9 p.m. Send an email to receive
event notices. Saturday Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Hope Station House 111 Old Hope Princeton Way. 604-860-3126 firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope Ladies’ Golf Tournament: A two-day tournament for women at the picturesque Hope Golf Club. Lots of fun, golf, food, dancing and conviviality. Saturday, Aug. 25. Hope Golf Club 900 Golf Course Rd. 604-869-9522 email@example.com
The Brigade Trails: Charles Hou, author of The HBC Fur Brigade - First Nations Trail, 1848-1849, presents information on the fur brigade trails. Join us for this interesting and informative presentation - a Hope Brigade Days event! Saturday, Sept. 8 2 p.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 deb.ireland@fvrl. bc.ca
Summer Reading Club Reunion: All Summer Reading Club members are invited to join us in the Hope Library parade entry. Marshalling 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wear your funkiest hat and be a part of Hope’s annual after summer celebration! Saturday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m. 604-869-2313
Empress Catherine, Thomas Jefferson, and the Brigade Trail: John Hannah will share some of his research into the fascinating geopolitical forces which inÀuenced and shaped our local history from 15851810. Saturday, Sept. 8 3:30 p.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2313
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Sports Hope Minor Hockey hosts clinic next week The workshop focuses on improving skating skills and game techniques Barry Stewart Hope Standard
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Nathan Holding (left), Kevin Misumi and Dale Howell make the first scratches in the newly-installed ice at the Hope Arena last Monday. Hope and District Minor Hockey is holding mini-clinics next week — and on August 29 the rec centre is hosting an exhibition match between the Chilliwack Chiefs and the Merritt Centennials.
ing, stick handling, passing and skating. “The cost is $80 per player,” added Lang, “but they have to be registered with Hope Minor Hockey, for insurance purposes.” Mini-camp registration forms can be downloaded from the club’s website at w w w.hopeminorhockey. com. See “hockey camps” in the main menu on the left. The arena’s big midweek
event is the preseason clash between the Chilliwack Chiefs and the Merritt Centennials on August 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 and are available at the rec centre’s reception desk. Early registrations for Hope Minor Hockey have given the executive a good picture of where numbers are needed. It has been typical to have two teams in each of the divisions from atom
through midget — but it has to start at the bottom and so far, the numbers in Hockey 1 to 4 are sparse. “We only have 11 registered in Hockey 1 to 4,” said Lang, “and only one of the 11 is in the H1/H2 age. Ideally, I would love to double these numbers and have an H1/H2 team and an H3/H4 team. “In atom, we have 20 skaters and two goalies. This is not quite enough for two
teams,” explained Lang. “At least four more forwards are needed there. “We had a very successful atom rep team last year but lots of them moved up to peewee and the way the numbers shook down there weren’t enough players for a rep team in either division — so some of the peewees are trying out for rep in Chilliwack. Peewee is the earliest that you’re allowed
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If you’ve been melting in the recent heat wave, the Hope Arena is now about the coolest place in town to get a break from it. The ice was officially opened for use last Monday and a handful of local youths were there to lay down the first grooves in the pristine surface. It used to be tradition to wait until after Brigade Days before laying down the ice — but in recent years, the rec centre has been bringing the opening into mid-August, making it possible for the Hope and District Minor Hockey Association to start their practices a week after schools reopen. The early ice also gives kids a chance to test out their gear and see if it’s going to need replacement before the season begins. Hope Minor Hockey is helping in that regard, by holding an equipment swap and sale meet at the arena mezzanine on August 31 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. “If kids have outgrown their gear, they can bring it and trade it or sell it,” said the club’s new president, Pete Lang. “There’s no charge for participants.” Starting on August 27, the HDMHA is holding daily one-hour clinics — except for Wednesday when a special event is using the ice. “Hockey 1 to 4 will be working with Michelle Inancsi of the Hope Figure Skating Club,” said Lang. “Their focus will be on skating skills, in full hockey gear, with sticks. “Atoms and peewees and bantams and midgets will be working with Paul Nicolls of Chilliwack,” said Lang. “Paul is the owner of the Xceed Training Centre and he’s also the development coach for the Chilliwack Chiefs. Those kids will be drilled on hockey skills such as shoot-
to try out in a neighbouring association,” said Lang. “We’ll see who makes rep in Chilliwack,” he added. “They’ll still be welcome to take part in any mini-camps that we hold during the season. “Peewee currently has 24 skaters and two goalies signed up,” said the president. “At this point, this is barely enough for two teams, depending on how many kids make rep in Chilliwack. We would like to see a few more registered. Thirty skaters would be ideal. “Bantam has 13 skaters and one goalie, which is barely enough for one team,” figured Lang. “There is room for more there — and midget has 21 skaters and three goalies. This is a tough one. There are not enough for two teams — but too many for one. “We are currently only counting on one midget team, thus we are wait-listing players and goalies. If we can get some more players, we can ice two house teams and nobody will be wait-listed.” Lang noted that the league has voted to eliminate all body-checking from house or “C” hockey, so this may attract players back to the game. It will also be easier to attract Interior teams to tournaments, as they had earlier moved no body-checking. Lang is also open to icing a joint team with Chilliwack, if they end up with wait-listed players in certain divisions. “Especially if you live in Rosedale, you can be at the Hope rink in about the same time as it takes to get to Twin Rinks,” he noted. “And we don’t need to have morning practices.” Lang is looking forward to a successful season. “We’ve got a great new executive — though we’re very fortunate to have Jessie James and Lui Talarico staying on, as they have so much knowledge and experience.”
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CARLSON, Ethel May June 24, 1922 Aug 17, 2012 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mom and Grandma. She is survived by her two children, Cheryl (Allan) Hahn and Daryl Carlson. Her grandchildren: Tessa (Donny), Dale (Carla), Darren (Tara), Chelaine (Shane), Chris (April) and Jason (Alicia). Her great grandchildren: Shelby, Grace, Kaitlyn, Ashlyn, Evan and Derek. We would like to thank Dr. Nyirenda and Christina Scherle, for being there for us during the final moments of her life. As per Grandma’s wishes there will be no service. On Friday, August 24 at 1pm there will be a private family ceremony at the Royal Canadian Legion Cemetery where we’ll place Grandma in her final resting place with Grandpa. She will remain in our hearts forever.
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It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of Frances MacDougall on August 14th, 2012 after a short illness. Born on February 29, 1932, Frances was predeceased by her mother and father, Ethel and Frank Kilbride. Frances leaves behind her husband Evan, son Peter (Rachel), daughter Laurie (Kindy), Evan’s daughters, Donna and Kyndree, her sisters, Joan, Shirley and Patricia, and grandchildren, Kyndree, Grant, Zoey, Caelee, Saje, Kiran, Samuel, Tavi, Ainav, and Maxwell, and great grandchildren Jake and Tao. Though her departure was unexpected, hers was a full life dedicated to family, friendship, community and teaching. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, a lifelong teacher, and a compassionate, curious and enthusiastic person. Her passion and determination co-existed in equal measure and enabled her to achieve many successes and bear any burden. A celebration of her life will take place in Hope, BC on Thursday August 23rd, 2012 at 2pm at the Hope Golf Club. In lieu of flowers, you are invited to make a donation to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign at the Stephen Lewis Foundation.
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Seabird Island Band EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Internal Posting Position Title: School Bus Driver Department: Education Direct Superviser: Shari White-Principal Seabird Island Band is currently accepting applications for a permanent school bus driver to begin work in September 2012. Hours are based on the school calendar. POSITION SUMMARY: Bus transportation service is offered to students from who wish to attend Seabird Island School. Current position operates Seabird Island to Chilliwack Monday through Friday, morning and afternoon. Approximately 25 – 30 hours per week (based on enrollment). Also requires availability for ﬁeld trips and driving for other events (additional pay for additional hours of work). PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Class 2 license. Airbrake endorsement an asset. • Safe driving record and current drivers abstract. • Completion of a satisfactory criminal reference check • Completion of a satisfactory medical examination • High professional and ethical standards • Strong leadership skills • Team player • Knowledge of the Sto:lo culture, traditions and language would be an asset. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, covering letter & three references to: Interested individuals are required to submit a resume and covering letter with 3 letters of reference to: Human Resources - Seabird Island Band P.O. Box 650 Agassiz, B.C. V0M 1A0 Phone 604-796-6814 Fax 604-796-3729 email@example.com Deadline: Tuesday August 28, 2012 4:00 PM We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview. We thank all applicants for their interest. 2-11F_SI18
A18 Hope Standard, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 160
AMIX HEAVY Lift and Amix Marine Services are sourcing certified Crane Operators for mobile cranes (hydraulic and friction) and boom trucks. Wages will be determined in accordance with experience and ability. Amix is a growing company that will provide training and opportunity for advancement. Please enquire and become part of a great team. E-mail resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax to 604517-0875
DRILLER / BLASTER with valid ticket required. Must have a min. of three years experience building logging roads.
Competitive Wages & Beneﬁts After 3 mos. Please fax: 604-796-0318 or e-mail: email@example.com QUALITY CONTROL PERSON experienced with Piping & Structural Welding needed for a growing Northern Company. Competitive wages & benefits. Please email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax 250-775-6227 or apply online: www.torqueindustrial.com.
CAREGIVER available, full or part time, personal care and/or light housekeeping, laundry, meal prep. $10.25/hr. Call (604)869-3137 or email@example.com
HOUSEWORK MAID EASY Tired of doing housework on your day off? Then don’t ... “let me.” Weekly, bi-weekly, monthly. 20+ yrs exp., Local Ref. Avail.
PERSONAL SERVICES 191
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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 239
ALLSYS IT, new computer sales & service. 604-869-3456 or firstname.lastname@example.org
GLEN TRAUN LANDSCAPING, Commercial & Residential yard maintenance. Call 604-869-2767
MOVING & STORAGE
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555.
604-787-5915, 604-291-7778 www.treeworksonline.ca email@example.com 10% OFF with this AD
329 PAINTING & DECORATING
604-230-3539 Running this ad for 8yrs
3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour
(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls. Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed.
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.
FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS
CANYON CARPETS, 549 Wallace St., Hope. For all your floor covering needs! Call 604-869-2727
ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582
FRANK’S LAWN SERVICE, lawn care, hedge trimming, gutters, rubbish removal. Call (604)869-1040
GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com
BULL MASTIFF available for stud service. Call 604-997-2001 or 604997-9500 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com
WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com
Concrete, Forming, Framing & Siding. Crews available for new construction & additions Patrick 604-218-3064
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt shingles, flat rfs. Cln Gutters $80. Liability Insur. 1-855-240-5362
If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161.
DISPOSAL BINS Residential & Commercial Services
INCOME TAX PROBLEMS? Have you been audited, reassessed or disallowed certain claims by Canada Revenue Agency? Call Bob Allen @ 250-542-0295 35yrs. Income Tax experience, 8.5yrs. with Revenue Canada. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COFFEE TABLE, dark brown rectangular, good condition, $15. Call (604)860-0358
Mobility 4 wheel scooter, blue $2800, Pride Silver Star mobility lift $3000, or both for $5000. Quickie wheel chair $100 , 4 wheel walker, new $275, steel ramps 7ft curved, never used $40, drafting board 3’ 5”x4’7” $100,
615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR LEASE: 7,200 sq.ft. building (#3-45150 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack) (currently “End of the Roll”) Lease Rate $12.75/sq.ft. per annum. Available Sept.1, 2012 (604) 790-3188 (Trevor) STEEL BUILDING - HUGE CLEARANCE SALE! 20X24 $4,658. 25X28 $5,295. 30X40 $7,790. 32X54 $10,600. 40X58 $14,895. 47X78 $19,838. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca.
We Recycle! GO GREEN! www.EconPro.com 604-882-2733
Stó:lô Nation Requires the services of a qualiﬁed
1) HUMAN RESOURCES PERSONNEL ASSISTANT 2) ACCOUNTING CLERK 3) ADMINISTRATION CLERK
1 manufactured home 14 ft. wide w/2 bdrms. Brand New. In the Lismore community, a seniors community “Where the Good People live”. Call Gordon for details & for an appointment to view @ (604) 240-3464 New SRI *1152 s/f dblwide $77,900 *14x70 full gyproc single wide, loaded $66,900. Repossessed Mobiles & Modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960. Glenbrookhomes.net
Oster wine chiller, fondue set & Oster rice cooker...never used. Popeil auto pasta maker, family sized griddle & Nescoe 18 qt. electric roaster oven...used twice. Oster blender, wok, electric heater & deluxe dust tamer...all used. Jenny Craig complete weight loss program, like new. Weight loss books, tapes and videos. 45 and 78 records, mixed tapes, Teac stereo system. Panic Saurus slot machine $100. Call 604-869-9281 for individual prices.
GARAGE SALE in MORGAN CREEK Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 9-1pm. 16348 Morgan Creek Cres, S. Surrey. Furniture, appl., decor, PRICED TO CLEAR HOPE
65622 Birchtrees Dr Sat. & Sun., Aug 25 & 26 9 am - 3 pm
MOVING SALE Everything Must G furniture, board games, native carvings, misc household items Hope
Sat. Aug 25 65367 Kawkawa Lake Rd 9:30am - 3:30pm DVD’s CD’s, misc items
MULTI-FAMILY SALE landscape business closing brand new products discounted.
Book Sale Proceeds to Friends of the Hope Library
Sat. Aug. 25 9am - 1pm Please bring your own bag Donations welcome call 869-8278 or drop off at Hope Library
DEEDED RV LOT #5 In Latitude 49. Birch Bay. Gated 5 star complex. Reduced to $29,600. Incl. water, sewer, fncd yd & patio. Abbotsford. 778-549-7750
660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
3 BDRM TOWNHOUSE 1 1/2 baths, newly reno’d, fenced backyard, 4 appl., Attached storage area. Incl. heat
For Rent in Kings Court. $700/mo. Heat & hot water incl. Air conditioning, courtyard, balcony. D.D. and Ref’s Required. Seniors preferred. Avail. now. Call 604-869-0932 Leave Message HOPE
3 bedroom townhouse, 5 appl., soundproof, radiant heat, blinds, fenced yard, patio, 658 Coquihalla St., sunny side of town, N/S, no dogs, D/D Ref’s req. Avail now.
Two - 1 bedroom apartments for rent on Wallace St. $600 and $625. Newly renovated. Great view of Mt. Hope. On site coin-op laundry. N/P, N/S. Call (604)869-1301 or kﬂimited@hotmail.com
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS
2 BD, 1bth Chlwk suite for rent. No smk. no pets. $700/mnth. Call Gerry 604-861-7560 HOPE
1 BEDROOM APT Adult complex, fridge, stove, N/P, drapes, laundry facilities. Ref’s req’d.
604-869-1212 or 604-869-2139 HOPE, 2 bdrm apt in newer building in downtown. W/D, A/C, secure, priv. balcony, covered parking, N/S, no party, suit. for mature or seniors. Call 604-855-9940 HOPE: 2 BDRM, Spacious 1250 sq. ft., 5 appl., priv. patio, N/S, N/P. Ref req’d. Adult oriented, avail. Sept, $625/mo 604-869-5288/858-7620
NO PETS! No Smoking 604-869-9402 or 604-869-1432 Want to turn your castoffs into cash? You don’t need magic to do the trick. All you need is a classified ad. Call us today to place your ad. bcclassified.com 604.869.2421 or Toll-free 1.866.575.5777
QUIET FAMILY CAMPGROUND On #7 Hwy 20 Min. East of Mission monthly year round sites 4 rent $315/mo incl water & sewer, elec. metered. Park model RV’s welcome. No GPS Service avail Call for location (604)826-2741
Hope - 10x23 storage garage, avail Sept. 1, $125/m 604-860-5009
HOPE, near new ground level 1 bdrm suite in quiet area, walking distance to downtown, $690/mon, Avail Sept 1. Call Walter @1 (604)792-0077(Royal Lepage office in Chilliwack).
Hope - 66545 Stevens Rd, Kakawa Lake, 2 bdrm, 1 bath cabin, great cond. year round rental, gas f/p, private backyard, no w/d, n/p, $600/m avail. now. Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage 604-792-0077
HOMES FOR RENT
2 BEDROOM APARTMENT
HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS
Better than an apartment, no noisy neighbours on other side of the apartment wall. A 2 bedroom Mobile home in a Seniors Community in Hope. References. One pet under 20lbs. allowed. Call for an appointment to view, Gordon 604-869-7641
East Indian cuisine also avail. To join market call 604-869-7082
Sat., Aug. 25 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat & Sun Aug. 25 & 26
Call (604)860-5009 or (604)869-6599 or (604)796-0069
ANSWERS FOR PUZZLE 617 CROSSWORD
For the Finance and Administration Department Located in Chilliwack For complete details visit our website at: click on Jobs link on the Homepage Mail resume and cover letter to: #7-7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack BC, V2R 4G5 E-mail to: email@example.com OR Fax to 604-824-5342 Attn: Stó:lô Nation HR Personnel
CHEAM TREE SERVICES, falling, topping, etc. We’ll beat all competitor’s quotes. Call (604)860-4606
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?
901 Old Hope Princeton Way
HOPE, FOR SALE:
MISC. FOR SALE
27052 Baker Road
633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS
Treadmill multi speed & tilt must sell $55 obo. Call (604)860-4935
at gas Station off Trans Canada
MATTRESSES starting at $99
Dogwood Market & Garage Sale
WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-626-9647
Handicap Madline Deluxe Walker, basket, seat, brakes $90, 604-869-7028
• Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331
all clean, excellent condition 604-869-2022
A New Pillowtop Mattress Set Still in Packaging! Can Deliver! $150 - Call: 604-484-0379
• Portable Toilets • Fencing • Containers • Waste Management • Storage
DINING ROOM TABLE, with 3 extension leaves & table top saver. $100. Call (604)869-2195
MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877776-1660.
BOXER puppies ready to go. 2 white/ 2 fawn. Vet ✓ tails/dewclaws, 1st shots. $875. 604-882-7477.
DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. AVOID BANKRUPTCY! Free consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1 877-556-3500
Two Registered German Shepherd Males. Excellent breeding lines. $800 each. Serious inquiries only. Call 604-869-3349.
MISC. FOR SALE
SHELTIES SABLE COLOUR full white collars, 9 weeks old, selecting and caring for loveable precious puppies, (604)826-6311
Call Pat at 604-869-5457
FRASER CANYON GLASS, for all your glass repairs, windshields domestic & imports. (604)869-9514
P/B Choc. lab puppies, 5 left, born June 27, CKC reg. vet✓ $750. 604217-6551 or 604-825-1730.
AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.
KENLIN ELECTRIC, residential, rural, commercial, new construction, reno’s. Call (604)860-8605
• Tree & Stump Removal • Certiﬁed Arborists • 20 yrs exp. • 60’ Bucket Truck • Crown Reduction • Spiral Pruning • Land Clearing • Selective Logging ~ Fully Insured • Best Rates ~
GET the best for your moving 24/7. From $40/hr. Licensed & Insured. Senior Discount. 778-773-3737
Tree removal done RIGHT!
GET the best for your moving 24/7 From $40/hr Licensed & Insured Senior Discount 778-773-3737
BARCLAY FLETCHER CONTRACTING, complete home reno’s, additions & more. (604)869-1686
PHILLIPS TREE SERVICES, Removals, Toppings. Free estimates & Fully Insured. Call 604-869-9990
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
HOPE - 20118 Beacon Hill Rd, new 2 bdrm, 2 bath t/h, 2 car garage, 6 appl., f/p, wood floors, exc cond, avail now, pets neg. $1200/m. Call Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage, (604)792-0077
HOPE, 2 bdrm, 2 bath townhouse, 5 appliances, avail Sept 1. Call (604)860-4953
HOPE, 2 bdrm townhouse, heat & light incl., carport, new flooring & paint. $700/mo, no pets please. Avail immed. Call 1-604-858-4629
HOPE, Silver Hope Mobile Park. Cabin, Mobile homes, and R/V pads for monthly rentals, cable included. Call (604)869-1203
HOMES FOR RENT
HOPE,1 BEDROOM CABIN - Cariboo Trailer Park,Unfurnished, F/S and utilities included. Ref’s. Req’d. D/D, must be willing to do criminal record check. Call 604-869-9024 HOPE, 21241 Kettle Valley Rd 4 BDRM 3 bath newer home, good cond., 2 car garage, 5 appl., fenced yard, hardwood floors, avail now. pet neg. $1200/m. Call Ross Fullbrook, Royal LePage, (604)7920077 HOPE, 2 bdrm house, corner large lot, $720/month. Avail Sept 1. Call (604)799-6433 HOPE, 3 bdrm home, sunny side of town, large fenced backyard, $850/mo, avail Sept 1. Call 1 (604)826-2735 HOPE, Large 6 bdrm, possible 2 suites, newly reno’d, $1700/mon. avail. Sept. 1, Call (604)869-5694
DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
www.PreApproval.cc DL# 7557
WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in August $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-936095.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012, Hope Standard A19 TRANSPORTATION 810
CARS - DOMESTIC
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!
HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244
2006 CHRYSLER 300, 4 dr, loaded, 77K, fresh AirCare, awesome shape, $9950. Jim 604-828-2084
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS
CARS - DOMESTIC
2003 CHEVY MALIBU, 145,500 km, silver, 4 dr., p.sunroof, leather seats, $3200 obo. (604)302-3922 2006 CHEV IMPALA perfect cond. Great feul economy Only 42,000kms $7900. 604-835-7358 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA LS V-6, auto, ice cold air, loaded, no accidents. Only $3850 604-556-4242
1993 Nissan 240SX convertible, 160,000k’s, auto, new cloth top, & snows, summer tires. $3995. 604-846-7769
PUBLIC NOTICE Land Act: Notice of Intention to Apply for a Disposition of Crown Land Take notice that Zella Holdings Ltd. of Abbotsford, BC, intends to make application to the Province of British Columbia for a licence for Water Power / Investigative Phase purposes covering approximately 1.4 square kilometers of unsurveyed Crown land along Lorenzetta Creek situated in the New Westminster Land District located in the vicinity of Laidlaw. The Land File Number is 2410746. Comments on this application may be submitted in two ways: 1) Online via the Applications and Reasons for Decision Database website at: www.arfd.gov.bc.ca/ApplicationPosting/index.jsp where details of this application, including maps can also be found. 2) By mail to the Senior Land Ofﬁcer at 200-10428 153rd Street, Surrey, BC V3R 1E1. Comments will be received by the Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO) until September 14, 2012. Comments received after this date may not be considered. Be advised that any response to this advertisement will be provided to the public upon request. For information, contact the FOI Advisor at the MFLRO regional ofﬁce.
1971 11’ FRONTIER CAMPER Fix or parts. $700. 604-820-0871
1983 Dodge ext van, wide body raised roof, camperized runs gd, needs lots of sm work. New tires Lots of upgrades Pics avail $1500/obo. 604-996-8734 2007 WILDERNESS trailer, bought new in 2009 - 28’, Alum frame, 2 doors, 2 slides, Q bed, comp. w/hitch, exc. shape. $18,500/obo. 604-856-3777
Pursuant to Section 892 of the Local Government Act, notice is hereby given that the District of Hope will conduct a Public Hearing with respect to District of Hope Zoning Bylaw No. 2012, No. 1324 (hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1324). The purpose of Bylaw 1324 is to update the current (1996) Zoning Bylaw and make it more user friendly. The Public Hearing will be conducted on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers at the District of Hope Municipal Hall, 325 Wallace Street.
1989 Chev Getaway van raised roof, new tires, no rust. P/W, alarm, runs good. Pic’s avail. $1550. 604-996-8734
14 ft Lund WC 25hp Merc long shaft, elec start. Galv. trailer, fish finder, Swivel seats, full canvas cover. $5800: (604)701-6232
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
851 Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal 1991 Class A MOTORHOME Mode-34 SI. Ford chasse, 460CID engine SFI, 4 spd, auto. trans (with over drive) Power steering, power brakes, disk brakes on 4 wheels, tilt st. wheel, a/c, cruise, burner range, oven, double sink & many more extras. A must see! Original owner. Under 70,000 miles.
FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
TRUCKS & VANS
1992 FORD F250 XLT super cab. 7.5 engine, 142,000 kms, p/s, p/w, a/c, brand new tires, canopy, exc. cond. $6,400. obo. 604-557-9402 1993 MPV Van, 4 door, fully loaded. AirCrd, runs good. asking $1200 obo. Phone 604-504-0932. 2000 Windstar SEL, mini van 5 dr. exc cond. loaded, a/c $2500 obo. Pictures avail. 604-996-8734. 2007 CHEV pickup extended 4x4, tow package, 102,000k, loaded. $15,600. Call (604)798-6712
Price $19,950. Henry 604-309-6012
2008 FORD 350, diesel. Black. 3 yr warranty left. $27,000. Call 604589-6032 or 604-807-6022.
2008 CROSSROADS Seville 38’ 5th wheel. Winter package. 4 slideouts, fireplace, Corian counters, 17 cu.ft. dble door fridge, oak cabinets, electric awning, lots of heated storage. Luxury year round living! $43,800. 604-870-4799
2008 FORD F150 regular cab 2 whl dr 8ft box auto V6 only 14,000kms, silver $10,500 firm 604-538-4883
KEY TRACK AUTO SALES CARS & VANS:
Notice of Intention to Apply for a Disposition of Crown Land Take notice that the Boston Bar First Nation intends to make application to the Province of British Columbia, for a Statutory Right of Way (ROW) for a utility waterline. This ROW consists of a 10m wide x 128 m length access road and a 40m x 50m rectangular parcel for a water reservoir, situated on Crown Land located East of Canadian National Railway ROW Plan A701, Tuckkwiowhum (Anderson Creek) Indian Reserve Number 1 and North of Boston Bar Indian Reserve Number 1A, Section 23, Township 10, Range 26, West of the Sixth Meridian, YDYD. Comments concerning this application should be directed to the Senior Land OfÄcer at 200-10428 153rd Street, Surrey, BC V3R 1E1. Comments will be received by the Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations until September 23, 2012. Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations may not consider comments received after this date. Please visit the Applications and Reasons for Decision Database website at www.arfd.gov. bc.ca/ApplicationPosting/index.jsp for more information. Be advised that any response to this advertisement will be considered part of the public record. For information, contact the FOI Advisor at the Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations regional ofÄce.
Written submissions may also be presented to the District of Hope in advance of the hearing but must be received no later than 12:00 noon August 27, 2012. Written submissions will be read at the Public Hearing and entered into the Public Hearing record.
Take notice that in accordance with the WAREHOUSE LIEN ACT and Silver-Hope Mini Storage the personal effects of GEORGINA KAY will be sold on or after Aug. 30, 2012 for outstanding storage charges. Bids will be received by the office at 63870 Flood Hope Rd. Hope, BC. 604-869-5288 or 604-858-7620
TRUCKS THIS WEEK: 1997 CHEV P/U EXT CAB 3 door auto fully loaded ST#256 $3,995 2005 FORD F250 XLT quad cab. Power stork diesel 4X4, auto, long box. ST#125 $6900 2007 FORD F150 reg cab V6 auto long box ST#205 $10,900 2005 GMC SLE CREW cab 4X4 auto diesel long box, loaded ST#218 $11,900 2001 FORD F350 Dually 4X4 crew cab XLT 7.3L pwrstrk diesel ST#130 $11,900 2008 FORD F150 REG CAB 4x4 auto long box ST#207 $11,900 2007 FORD RANGER 4X4 auto super cab st#193 $12,900 2005 FORD F250 CREW cab Lariat leather diesel 4X4 auto ST#246 $13,900 2008 GMC 2500 HD Quad cab 4X4 auto long box ST#267 $15,900 2007 CHEV 2500 HD quad cab 4X4 auto gas, shortbox, fully loaded ST#267 $15,900 2007 FORD F150. Super crew XLT 4 X 4, auto, fully loaded, ST#265 $15,900. 2005 CHEV 2500 HD LS crew cab Duramax diesel leather 4X4 auto ST#190 $15,900 2006 FORD F350 CREW CAB Lariat leather diesel 4X4 auto st#266 $17,900 2006 FORD F350 CREW CAB Lariat leather 4X4 auto diesel ST#164 $17,995
In the matter of the Warehousemen Lien Act, StorageMAX located at 1070 5th Ave, Hope BC hereby claims a warehouse lien on goods stored at our location by VERNA MCKINNON formerly of Hope BC, for unpaid rents and fees associated with unit #74 which ought to have been paid but have not. If not paid in full on or before August 23, 2012 the contents of said unit will be sold or disposed of by way of public auction on August 30, 2012.
2002 KIA RIO RX-V 4dr auto, hatch back st#245 $2400 2001 PONTIAC GRAND AM 4dr sdn auto ST#242 $2500 1998 HONDA ACCORD 4dr auto leather sdn ST#215 $2900 2000 DODGE NEON 4DR auto sunroof, runs good ST#147 $2995 2002 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 4dr auto st#195 $2995 2002 FORD WINDSTAR sport 7 pass auto Aircare ST#108 $3495 2002 CHEV CAVALIER 4dr auto sdn st#208 $3995 1999 HONDA ODYSSEY 7 Pgr van, auto, Aircare fully loaded ST#259 $4500 1997 NISSAN PATHFINDER 4dr auto 4X4 runs good ST#221 $4900 2003 CADILLAC CTS 4dr sdn auto fully loaded ST#237 $4900 2002 BUICK GRANDVIEW 7 pass auto ST#214 $5900 2006 DODGE MAGNUM 4dr wagon auto fully loaded ST#106 $6900 2007 DODGE CARAVAN 7 pass low km, fully loaded ST#268 $8,900
33166 S. Fraser Way, Abbotsford DL#31038
John Fortoloczky, Chief Administrative Ofﬁcer 08/12W_DOH15
2009 UPLANDER - Cargo mini van190,000 kms. Local, no accidents. $4900: Kris (604)832-6321
Copies of the staff report and Bylaw 1324 are available for public inspection online at www.hope.ca or at the District of Hope Municipal Hall between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. For further information, please contact the Planning Department at 604-869-5671. At this Public Hearing, all persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by Bylaw 1324 will be afforded an opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw.
The Land File Number is 2410787.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NEW ZONING BYLAW
Metal Recycling Ltd.
2004 HARLEY DAVIDSON Screamin Eagle Deuce 9,000k, yellow on silver, no accid. local, $16,990 to take me on the road. 604.328.1883
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
We Pay CA$H For •Auto •Scrap Metals •Batteries •Machinery •Lead
2011 NISSAN VERSA 4/dr h/back, auto, 25,000/km, red, many options, $8700/firm. 604-538-9257.
2009 Toyota Yaris - 4 dr auto sedan, p/w, p/l, a/c. Local. Very clean. 42,000 kms. $10,500: 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid 4 dr auto, local. p/w, p/l, a/c. 70,000 kms. $11,900: 2008 Honda Civic 4 dr auto, p/w, a/c. 70,000 kms $9,900: 2012 Nissan Altima Like new - p/w, p/l, a/c. Local. 12,000 kms. $17,900: 2003 Honda Pilot p/w, p/l. a/c. 8 passenger. Local. $6,900: Call Kris 604-832-6321
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2006 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID - 4 dr auto, p/w, p/l, a/c. No acc. $7,900: Kris (604)897-3139
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