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meeting room. MEETINGS Bi-Polar Support Group 3rd Wednesday of each month –7 pm Ponoka TOPS ( Take off Pounds Sensibly) meets Wed evenings, Rimbey United Church Prov. Building. Call basement. You are invited to an open house. Oct 17 @ 7pm Nancy 843-0067 403-783-7903 for more info. Bentley Minor Hockey Annual General Meeting- Oct 17 at 7pm at Drop-In Centre. Bluffton Chamber of Commerce meeting 2nd Wednesday of each monthCall 748-4838 or 748-2078 for info. 7:00 pm Bluffton Bentley Curling ClubHall. Annual Fall General Meeting- Oct 17 at 7:30pm at The Alcoholics Wednesdays8:30 pm at the Rimbey Anglican Curling Club Anonymous Lounge. New and Returning curlers invited. Church. 403-843-6697 Blindman Valley 4_H Beefinfo. Club Parent Oragnizational Meeting- Oct 17 at 7:30 pm st Thursday of each welcome. month, 7:30 pm Rimbey Cdn. Legion meeting1 at Bentley Royal Ag Centre. Call 748-2374 or 748-4739. New members Rimbey School RimbeyElementary Legion, 5019 50thParent St. Council Meeting- RES room Oct 16 at 7:00pm nd Tuesday month3rd 1 Thursday pm Rimbey each Health Centre7:00 Rimbey Hospital 2Rimbey monthpm Auxilary at the Agriplex. Ageach Society st Thursday each month, 7:30 p.m.Mondays Regular Members Rimbey Legion 1Divorce Care Support Group - 7pm inMeeting, the Rimbey Alliance #36. Church. 403-872-4252 info. nd 2Rimbey Thursday each monthRimbey Ag Society 7:00pm at the agriplex Hospital Ladies Auxiliary meeting 2nd Tuesday every month, 3rd Tuesday each month- Caregiver Support Group 10am at Rimbey Health 1pm Hospital Conference Rm. Centre. Rimbey Horticulture Club meets the 3rd Wed. of each month, 10 am ACTIVITIES Rimbey Drop In Centre.

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Ponoka County gives Bluffton project go-ahead By Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye met with council, who After discussion with the Chain Lakes-area resi- approved $1,000 donadents, Ponoka County Council has agreed to amend its tion for her trip to Baku, Azerbaijan. She will watershed management plan. CAO Charlie Cutforth said the amendments relate represent Canada in the to the importance of tree cover in steeply sloping land Cadet World Championnear a lake, environmental reserve easements, which ships Aug. 21 to 27. Raab showed off the should include penalties for unauthorized disturbance. jacket she will wear to the Subdivisions of less than 80 acres with a slope of 15 per cent or more — and/or within 20 metres of a lake competition, which has or watercourse — will have an environmental reserve the Ponoka County logo on the back, and other easement. “I think most people certainly understand the need sponsors. “It’s been crazy drivto protect the lake,” he said. ing back and forth to Another proposed amendment indicates loss of Edmonton five days a tree cover is a potential threat to the watershed. Coun. George Verheire feels the county should week,” she said of her consider adding this to its regular documents. “Can we preparations for the trip. Coun. George All councillors ofnot include this into county policies with regard to tree Verheire fered their support to her cover?” including Reeve Keith Cutforth said there have been some questions on that for other water bodies in the county and consultant Beebe. “We wish you all the luck, you’ll do great.” Bob Riddett, who is the author of the plan, is inves- Public hearings There were four public hearings for reclassificatigating how other municipalities deal with scenarios tion requests: the first was from Doug and Evelyn such as this. Becker to rezone 72 acres to country residential hobby Paving changes Council has agreed to pave an intersection on Mead- farm from agriculture. Located on Range Road 40 and owbrook Road and Range Road 284. The $272,600 Township Road 430, Mr. Becker said the purpose was project through Central City Asphalt will pave turning to downsize. “I would like to subdivide that and we’d lanes and a passing lane on the south side, explained like to downsize and stay there as long as we possibly Cutforth. Approving this project for the fall meant the can instead of moving.” Council approved the request. paving project Bluffton north and west of Highway 20 Another request came from Steven and Karlee would start in the spring but would save money while Prins to rezone their eight acres to country residential Central City Asphalt is working nearby. “It saves us mobilizations costs and so on,” said Cutforth. The other option would be to start work next year but Cutforth and Verheire advised against that as it is in need of paving. “It doesn’t have to Registration - Home Education Program be done this year if we don’t want to do it, but if Registrations are now being accepted for Home Education we just put gravel down students within Wolf Creek Public Schools, covering the Counties on it and the snow plows of Ponoka and Lacombe, for the 2012-2013 school year. come…the gravel will just be in the ditch,” said Wolf Creek Public Schools provides direct ongoing supervision Verheire. and assistance to Home Education students through an on-site Coun. Paul McLauchHome Education Coordinator. lin felt it would not hurt to have the road near BluffRegular home visitations are a feature of our services. Students ton with more traffic on it may access full time or blended programs, traditional distance for a longer period. “I’d education or on-line courses, as well as a variety of other like to see that road get individualized programs. pounded on for a bit longer. The better the base is, To register, or for more information, makes for a better road.” please contact Kacey Oehlerking at 6000 Highway 2A, Ponoka, Raab visits council koehlerking@wolfcreek.ab.ca or phone: 403-783-5441 Ext. 1311. Wrestler Kelsey Raab

from agriculture. Rezoning would not take away any farmland as it is already on a subdivided property. Mr. Prins has also spoken to Alberta Transportation as the current home is too close to Secondary Highway 604. He plans to move the building and sell the southern area as an acreage or possibly as a rental property. The request was approved by council. Councillors also approved a request from J.W. Rodenburg to rezone 15-acres to country residential hobby farm from agricultural. Located on Secondary Highway 795 and Township Road 432, the application states the land is not suitable for farming as 50 per cent is wet swamp. The last request was from Don and Althea Lewis to split an acreage into two parcels on Range Road 243 north of Highway 53. They want to change it to country residential from agricultural as there are two buildings on the one property. Cutforth said the change would not affect any farmland as it is already with two buildings. The request was approved. Land use bylaw request A request from Alvin Brockhoff returned to council as it was tabled July 17 to give the applicants time to discuss

parcel size options. A quarter section of land on Township Road 452 and Range Road 25 was requested by Brockhoff to be split equally among three brothers who had inherited the land. Brockhoff, speaking on behalf of the brothers, said most of the land is tree covered and they agreed each brother should take an equal share. The proposal is to split each parcel north and south so as to have access from the east/west road, which Dave Brockhoff feels is safer as it is less travelled than Range Road 25. The request was approved. Summer Village of Parkland Beach Council was asked to send a letter to the Summer Village of Parkland Beach, which is working on improving its beach area, stating the county’s support of its application to expand its beachfront. With recent development in the area, Cutforth feels it is something the village needs. “They’re just looking for a letter of endorsement for their application to (Alberta) Environment of Sustainable Resource Development,” he explained. Council approved the request.

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Canada’s airports: The new “train” stations Connie Johnson Sales

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For those fortunate enough to travel to Europe this summer, or even some of North America’s older cities, take a good look at the train stations. They reveal much about architecture and cities, but also provide a clue to hisMark Milke toric regional economies Troy Media and the preferences of past travellers. On a purely visual level, some stations are works of art. For those familiar with New York City, consider Grand Central Station, built in the golden age of rail travel and decorated with Tiffany glass and French sculptures. Toronto’s Union Station, with its classical beauxarts style, is a beautiful place to connect. When it was opened in 1927 by the Prince of Wales, the future British King commented that “You build your stations like we build our cathedrals.” Such train stations were constructed before buses and airplanes replaced trains as the default choice for mass transit, and long before the car further hastened that trend. You can dislike that development — I prefer dense, packed cities and used trains extensively when I lived in Japan — but one cannot un-invent automobiles, buses and airplanes. Nor can you get around the plain fact of how much sense the automobiles make for much intercity travel in much of Canada, especially for families. Still, some would attempt to use massive taxpayer subsidies to try and restore rail’s golden age. Thus the occasional suggestion that taxpayers finance high-speed rail between Calgary and Edmonton or in southern Ontario. Even if you like trains, that would be a substantial misallocation of resources and run against the grain of traveller preferences. To understand why, consider a 2008 report prepared for the Alberta government on high-speed train options for the Edmonton-Calgary corridor. The authors, TEMS/Oliver Wyman, noted 10 million passenger trips took place annually between Edmonton and Calgary, with 91 per cent made by automobile, six per cent by air and three per cent by bus. The TEMS report forecast that even with the fastest high-speed train option used — and at a cost of $20-billion — only seven per cent of all passenger traffic on

the corridor would use passenger rail. That’s 700,000 people annually. That’s a fraction of the passenger flows at Calgary and Edmonton airports, which annually serve 13.1 million and 6.5 million passengers respectively. Of course, those airports serve more than just the Edmonton-Calgary corridor. But that’s the point: airline service long ago eclipsed trains (and also passenger ships) as the preferred, cheaper and faster way to travel on most medium to long-haul trips. It’s not that rail isn’t desirable in densely packed locales, such as in Japan, elsewhere in Asia, or in parts of Europe. But, contrary to the claims of high-speed rail proponents, these things are not net contributors to the economy. They are also not net contributors to the tax base — quite the opposite. In 2009, the director of High-Speed Rail at the International Union of Railways said, with the exception of two routes (Paris-Lyon and Tokyo-Osaka), all highspeed rail systems are subsidized. In 2010, the World Bank noted how governments should contemplate “the near certainty of copious and continuing budget support for the (high-speed rail) debt.” A study just released in June by the University of California, Los Angeles, and which looked at Japan, found even there, “high-speed rail simply moves jobs around the geography without creating significant new employment or economic activity.” Even conventional rail is costly. In the case of VIA Rail, a Crown corporation, since 1996 the federal government has provided it with $4 billion in operating and

capital subsidies. It is thus fanciful to expect high-speed rail could be built and operated without large taxpayer subsidies, be it in southern Ontario or in central Alberta. In contrast, airports in Canada, most of which have been based on a user-pay model since the 1990s, are no longer a drain on governments. Airports instead directly contribute to the public treasury through rents paid to the federal government, which owns the land. (That would also be a useful model for any improvements to train service and station upgrades, as toll roads are for highway improvements, at least where gas taxes don’t cover highway costs.) Which brings up another summer observation: In some cities, airports are the “new” train stations, reflective of many people’s preferences, and as a destination for money and ambitious architects. Perhaps the best Canadian example is Vancouver International Airport, which is spacious, well-designed, and has an international terminal that is visually stunning with eye-catching “candy,” from totem poles to waterfalls. To be sure, even that airport doesn’t rise to the architectural magnificence of Grand Central Station or Union Station. But it and other airports do provide a clue about the priorities of today’s travellers and travelrelated commerce. In many Canadian cities, airports typify the new golden age of travel, one without government subsidies. Mark Milke is a Senior Fellow with the Fraser Institute.

What future for the loonie? What’s the forecast for deficits and investors the Canadian dollar in the don’t look favourably second half of 2012? on countries in poor The loonie returned to fiscal shape. Today, parity with the American Canada is one of the dollar recently for the first best fiscal performers time in months. But where among the G20 councan we expect the loonie’s tries. exchange rate to go in the interest Todd Hirsch rates.Third, fall? To answer that quesCountries with Troy Media tion requires a quick sumhigher interest rates mary of the main factors attract foreign investthat determine its exchange ment dollars. Granted, rate movements. the country has to be stable and withFirst, commodity prices. Canada out risk of default (sorry Greece). Inis a natural resource exporting nation terest rates in Canada are extremely and prices for commodities like crude low at the moment, but the Bank of oil, wheat, base metals, gold and pot- Canada will likely raise interest rates ash make a difference. Most of these before the U.S. Federal Reserve. commodities are priced and sold in Fourth, trader sentiment. Along U.S. dollars, but sellers then take the with other countries such as Australia, U.S. dollars they receive and convert Norway and New Zealand, Canada is them back into Canadian dollars. The in a group of countries that are stable end result is that higher commodity and well-run, but are still considered prices raise the demand for Canadi- risky by traders. Ours are relatively an dollars — and the loonie tends to small currencies compared to the U.S. rise. dollar, the British pound, the yen or Second, Canada’s fiscal positions. the euro. In times of global uncertainOne reason why the loonie flew so ty, currencies in these riskier countries low back in the ’80s and ’90s was that tend to tumble. Ottawa was running shockingly large With those main factors in mind,

there are basically two scenarios that could play out when it comes to the loonie’s future value: Scenario #1: Sunny skies. Europe somehow manages to get its act together and avoids a major banking meltdown. The euro currency holds together. Spain, Greece, Italy and Portugal are in for a difficult decade of slow growth and recession, but they manage to hang with the euro currency. The U.S. and China avoid major downturns and demand for commodities hold up. Investors lose some interest in the traditional safe havens like the U.S. dollar and gold. Under this scenario, the riskier currencies such as the loonie do well and appreciate against the U.S. greenback. Canada’s relatively good fiscal position attracts investment dollars. Given this, the Canadian dollar would rise back above par and trade in the $US1.02 to 1.07 range. Scenario #2: Stormy weather. Europe can’t squirm its way out of its mess and Greece and Spain default. The euro currency loses members and banks collapse. The U.S. dollar soars as the only remaining safe haven for investors. Recession grips Europe and

the U.S. and China are dragged down. Interest rates remain at rock bottom, including in Canada. A global recession pounds commodity prices. Oil hits $US50/barrel. Base metals, potash and gold are also smacked down. Under this scenario, the Canadian dollar gets sideswiped in the wake of a strong “flight to safety” in the U.S. dollar. The loonie is volatile and falls to the range of $US0.85 to 0.95 — possibly lower if it appears the global economy is headed for a prolonged recession. So what is it going to be? Sunny skies or stormy weather? Scenario #3: It’s probably a bit of both. This means we’ll see the Canadian dollar stumble around its current range for a while longer, but chances are it will hover close to par this fall and will trade slightly above par in 2013. Troy Media columnist Todd Hirsch is senior economist with ATB Financial.


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Melissa Hambly works part-time for the Town of Rimbey and at the historic Beatty House, indulging her love of history.

Teacher indulges her hobby at Beatty House By Amelia Naismith Rimbey’s prominent historic site, the Beatty House, is being looked after in part by a teacher and selfproclaimed history enthusiast this summer. Melissa Hambly works for the town and shares the house and information booth duties with the house’s other employee, Brianna Buist. Hambly is at the house two days a week. When she isn’t at the house, Hambly works at the town office. “I just help out with clerical work.” Hambly is a teacher and in the fall will look for a position. “I’m on the sub list,” she said. Driving by the house, Hambly always had an urge to go inside, but until she started working there she’d never had the opportunity. Once she started work Hambly fell in love with the house’s ornate diamond windows and its fireplace. “The fireplace is petrified wood, not stone, which is pretty rare for that time because that (petrified wood) wasn’t manufactured. Somebody

had to go out and get that.” The Beatty House was built between the years 1924 and 1925. “People see the house as an information booth,” said Hambly. “They’re surprised the house is a historic house that’s provincially protected.” Hambly uses people surprise of the house’s history to give them tours, her favorite aspect of the job. “History is kind of a hobby of mine.” “There’s still a lot of questions we don’t know, not so much about the house but about the family,” sad Hambly. Jack Beatty, who lived in it with his wife, Violet, until he died built the Beatty House. Even with giving tours for up to 15 people a day Hambly says the house can get lonely. She says many people don’t realize the grounds of the house are open to the public for thing such as picnics. The grounds can be used on whim without contacting the house first. Hambly says if people decide to use the grounds, just to make sure they use the trash cans too.

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Bentley Rodeo & Fair

Garry Peterson with his antique tractor parade entry.

The Blindman Valley BazaArt Art Show & Sale in the Bentley Community Hall a new event this year, featured 11 booths with an additional nine local artists in the gallery, who presented a wide variety of talents. Budding young artists had a chance to create their own piece of art to take home at a rock painting station. Here three- and five-year-old brothers from Calgary dip into the paint. Blindman Valley 4-H Beef Club members served up cowboy breakfasts to kick off the fair Aug. 9.

Along with her aunt and cousin, Ethel and Pat Raabis, Marg Peterson-Martin started the Sunset Hills Riding Club 50 years ago. The Bentley parade saluted the Sunset Hills Riding Club. Above, Kath Issler rides in the parade with a western outfit Peterson-Martin made in 1966. Photo by Marg Peterson-Martin

There was a good showing at the Kroozin’ West Show and Shine held Aug. 11. Some businesses also had some booths. Photos by June Norvila


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Young Thomas Mueller from Bentley explains how he creates wooden working models built to scale. A fireworks show wowed spectators at the close of events Saturday night, Aug. 11. Photo by Tamara Christensen

Shooters take aim By June Norvila

Some “Red Hatters” enjoyed the free Seniors Pie Social in the Bentley Community Church following the parade.

The Boom Chucka Boys band with Ryan Langlois, Joel Rathjen, Teddy Roy Michaylow, and Dave Grobe was the well received featured entertainment at the interdenominational rodeo church service at the Bentley Community Church on Aug. 12. Two young band family members joined in at one point. Photos by June Norvila

It is hard riding and straight shooting that counts. The fastest competitor with the fewest penalties and missed targets (balloons) wins. Cowboy mounted shooting is growing in popularity. It is a fastpaced equine sport involving horsemanship and shooting skills. “It is expensive to get into. Everyone needs the proper equipment (including horse and gear and equipment), and their restricted firearms license and transport permit, as well as a membership in a mounted shooting club,” says Gail Cook from Bentley, “but the sport really is growing.” The sport has only been in Canada for about six years but in some areas of the United States since the Nineties. This is the second year for the newest club in Alberta, the Wildrose Mounted Shooting Society (WMSS). At the shootout Aug. 11 at the Bentley Fair & Rodeo, there were 14 contestants who ran three stages (rounds) each, up some in numbers from last year. The overall winner and winner of division 1 was Lee Stuckey from

Bentley, John Townsend from Breton was second. In division 2 Gene Stuckey from Stettler captured first, and Kendra Sinclair from High River second. Twyla Stuckey from Stettler won division 3, and Ken Wick from Crossfield took second. After completion of two stages of Shotgun Shootout, Cam Fleury from High River was top, and Kyle Townsend from Breton second. Contestants also came from Magrath and Rimbey. Harry Foley helped out as the announcer at the last minute when the regular announcer was called away. The Bentley Ag Society donated toward prize money and Velocity Hydrovac donated toward the Blindman Valley 4-H who were the balloon runners putting out the balloons on the course for each contestant and picking up the pieces afterward. The range master, who had made sure all the rules were followed, was Gail Cook from Bentley. On Sept. 1 and 2 at the Rimbey shootout, members will get their last chance to try to qualify to go on to the finals Sept. 28 to 30 in Nampa, Idaho.


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Busy at horseshoe courts By June Norvila One of the biggest horseshoe tournaments in the province was hosted by the Bentley Horseshoe Club on the fair and rodeo August weekend with more than 40 different competitors from all around Alberta and some from Saskatchewan competing over the two days of competition with weather perfect for play. The special Allan Boettger Memorial VIP Award, an annual presentation started last year, went to David Kilbourn from Red Deer, for his total involvement in the sport, his volunteerism, sportsmanship and promotion, and caliber of play. There were nine different classes in singles play on Saturday, more classes than there has been for a number of years. Winning placings follow: Men’s A - Ray Madu from Leduc, second Fred Lochner. Men’s B - Wade Katzmarzyk from Sylvan Lake, second Erv Callin. Men’s C - Cliff Miller from Red Deer, second Kyle Berlino.

Competition was keen at one of the biggest horseshoe tournaments in the province, hosted by the Bentley Horseshoe Club. Photo by June Norvila

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Mixed A - Alvin Nanninga from Neerlandia, second Lyle Olmstead. Mixed B - Jim Lea from Tofield, second Egon Sandau. Mixed C - Bill Moody from Alder Flats, second Paul Degagne. Mixed D - Doreen Peers from Calgary, second Eugene Domshy. Mixed E - Allan Peers from Calgary, second Winnona Kilbourn. Juniors - Bradan Madu, 10, from Leduc, second, Garrett Christensen, 6. Eight teams played in the mixed doubles on Sunday. At the end of the day the doubles champions were Alvin Nanninga and Rick Clark, with Myrna Kissick and Wies Valckx second. Continued financial support makes Bentley one of the top paying tournaments in Alberta. All entry fees, plus the collected donations from a number of generous sponsors are paid back to the players. The club makes money by running a well-supported lunch concession — all run by volunteers and helpers.

Fair sewing entries up By June Norvila Entries in the sewing and stitchery section of the Bentley Fair bench exhibits were up slightly from last year, according to convener Betty Kubista and co-convener Carol Landon. There were around 55 entries and they included six juniors who entered exhibits. The judge this year was Gail Booth from Rimbey. Judges Choice Awards were Thomas Mueller for his Pam Carritt from Eckville shows how to use a stuffed penguin in the junior category, Susanne Mueller’s loom at The Blindman Valley BazaArt Art Show needlepoint pictures set for adult, and Carol Landon’s & Sale. Photo by June Norvila hand-made quilt in the senior division. Major prize winners were: adult grand aggregate (donated by Bill Brown from Crop Production Services) to Penny Seiling from Bentley with points earned on her 10 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012 entries; junior prize plaque (donated by Servus Credit RIMBEY, ALBERTA Union) to Luke Pike for his two entries, senior prize plaque (donated by Servus Credit Union) by Ruth Anderson with her seven entries. Best quilt of show (donated by Jessie Palmer) was earned by Carol Landon’s hand quilted “Dresden Plate” quilt. Kay Bearchell from Bentley received best sewing entry donated by Albert and Jean Goldade with her men’s golf shirt. Inga Schneider from Bentley with her crocheted afghan earned best crochet entry donated by Bev Brandon. Marion Han from Bentley was named the best overall super senior (age over 80 years) with her baby quilt and quilted For more information or to consign call: tablecloth. Both Betty Kubista ALLEN B. OLSON AUCTION SERVICE LTD. and Carol Landon feel it is time for someone else to RIMBEY, ALBERTA take a turn at convening the (403) 843-2747 Sale Site LICENSE NO. 165690 sewing section and want to thank all the great donors Web Page Address: www.allenolsonauction.com and helpers they have had E-mail: abolson@telusplanet.net over the past five years.

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Four drunk drivers arrested by RCMP in five days Last week the Rimbey RCMP responded to more than 45 calls for service. The highlights — or lowlights — include impaired driving and the theft of copper wire. Thefts from town, county and business RCMP have received complaints of thefts from both town and rural areas, including bikes stolen from a yard in town, as well thefts from unlocked vehicles. RCMP are also investigating an internal theft from a business in Rimbey. Four suspected drunk drivers arrested Impaired drivers were targeted last week with four arrests. On Aug. 10, a 67-yearold male from Rocky Mountain house was found impaired well driving. He was also on conditions not to consume alcohol and was suspended from driving as a result of a previous impaired driving conviction. He is

facing several charges and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days. On Aug. 12, a 30-year-old male from Bentley was arrested for impaired driving and provided samples of his breath that were over three times the legal limit. He was charged and had his licence suspended immediately until the matter is resolved in court. His vehicle was also impounded for three days. A 25-year-old Hinton man was found to be stunting his vehicle at a local campground on Aug. 13, and the investigating officer found the man was intoxicated and arrested him. He provided samples over twice the legal limit, he too had his vehicle impounded, licence suspended and is facing a court date. On Aug. 14 a 46-year-old Lacombe woman was extremely fortunate, as she had

passed out behind the wheel and came to rest on the boulevard of the oncoming lane, without colliding with anything, or more importantly, anybody. When the investigating officer arrived the woman was still passed out. She was charged with impaired driving and refusing to provide a sample of her breath. Her vehicle was impounded and licence immediately suspended. All four of these people have had previous impaired driving related incidents. Elder abuse alleged Rimbey RCMP also are investigating several family disputes, including one where a son has threatened to come and kill his father. The father has alleged that the son is causing him to be the victim of elder abuse. The son, upset over this allegation, felt the only thing to do was to prove his dad right

RCMP focus on impaired driving in August Throughout the month of August, RCMP and other law enforcement agencies from across Alberta, continue with their patrols in a continuous effort to ensure our roadways are safe from impaired driving. Impaired driving continues to be one of the leading preventable causes of death. Drivers who choose to get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol not only put themselves at great risk, but also threaten the safety of everyone else on the road. “If you knew of a proven, effective way to save lives and prevent injuries, would you subscribe to it, would you pay attention to and follow all the messages, would you change your behaviour and adhere to it?”

Shootout shorted in newspaper coverage Dear Editor: I find it very confusing that two events going on in the town at the same time — the 200foot shootout and the rodeo — can receive such very different coverage in the paper. The parade and rodeo were covered on 21/2 pages in colour, while the 200-foot shootout had one lonely black and white picture on the second to last page. While the town would argue that the 200-foot shootout was not a town event, I would bet that the town benefited from the people that attended. And the Rimbey Review is a community newspaper and covers surrounding area news, so I would have thought they would have covered an event on the town’s doorstep. The turnout at the 200-foot shootout was phenomenal. Too bad the paper didn’t report that. Way to go Central Alberta Raceway. Aaron Schaff

asks Staff Sgt. Shawn LeMay of Alberta’s RCMP. “It’s very simple — don’t drink and drive. “The message has been out there for years, and it needs to start sinking in fast, because ignoring the law and making poor decisions, is tragically impacting too many lives.” From 2006 to 2010, 569 people were killed and 8,530 people were injured in alcohol-related collisions in Alberta. The highest number of collisions involving impaired drivers typically occur from May to October, and these crashes are often associated with special occasions such as long weekends. Alberta Traffic Services and RCMP

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and threaten to kill him. Mounties get their copper wire thief Rimbey and Breton RCMP have stepped up patrols in rural areas around Iola Road and out toward Highway 22 after numerous copper wire thefts. As result of these patrols, RCMP apprehended a suspect as he was stealing copper wire. Murlin Becker, 29, of Buck Lake, was charged with theft over $5,000, mischief over $5,000 and failing to comply with conditions. The investigation of copper wire thefts is ongoing and more offenders are being sought. Residents are reminded to be vigilant of vehicles coming and going from lease sites and to report any suspicious vehicles. If you have any information on these or any other crimes, please call the Rimbey RCMP at (403) 8432224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, #8477 on Telus Mobility or *8477 on Rogers AT&T. Crime Stoppers is a community program that does work. Do your part and call now.

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Golfers support seniors with annual FCSS tourney By Amelia Naismith Golfers teed up to support Rimbey’s seniors. Rimbey’s Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) second annual Charity Golf Tournament generated approximately $15,000 in proceeds. Profits will be donated to the seniors’ programs of the FCSS. Executive director Peggy Makofka says with the baby boomer generation aging, seniors’ programs

are going to be more important than ever. The FCSS board believes while programs are available through the government, the research process to find the right program for their needs can be difficult to navigate. “There’s a lot FCSS can do . . . but there’s so much we can do with a little amount of money,” said Makofka. The tournament was held at the Spruce Haven Golf Resort in Bluff-

ton. After a power breakfast of bacon, pancakes, French toast, orange juice and champagne, among other things, the golfers teed off for their 18-hole game of pasture golf. “It was really picturesque,” said Makofka. The golf course had been set up with flowers and open barbecue tents for supper and some of the themed holes. One hole featured celebrities, as Makofka called them. They were actually employees of Buist Motors who would take the shot instead of the golfer, for a small fee. There was also an insurance hole, where golf-

ers could pay to carry their ball across the water, and a shrimp and caesar hole. Golfers could sample shrimp and buy a caesar to go with it. This hole was set up in partnership with the Rimbey Kinsmen Club. “Everybody loved the shrimp, it was really good,” said Makofka. The evening wound down with a loonie auction, live entertainment by Trish Matthews and Terri Boyce, and door prizes. “I think most everybody got a little prize of some sort,” said Makofka.

The Bentley Revmasters Car Club would like to thank all our volunteers, sponsors and participants for making this years

“ KROOZIN’ WEST” Show & Shine a huge success. Looking forward to doing it again next year! • Outlaw Electric, Bentley • Mayor Joan Dickau, Bentley • Bentley Ag Society • Aero Appraisals, Bentley • Bentley Agencies, Bentley • Monkey Top Saloon, Bentley • Crossfire Directional Drilling, Bentley • Bentley IDA Pharmacy, Bentley • Hydrodig Canada Ltd., Bentley • Servus Credit Union, Bentley • Piccolo Pizza & Pasta, Bentley • Clear Image Inspections Ltd., Bentley • Cross Eyed Giraffe Café, Bentley • Alken Basin Drilling Ltd., Bentley • Aponi Holdings Inc., Bentley • Classic Car Ranch, Rimbey • Just for Licks Ice Cream, Bowden • Gord Schmidt RV Service, Lacombe • Lacombe Ford- Lacombe • Hi- Tech Radiator, Red Deer • Deermart Equipment Sales Ltd., Red Deer • H-O Performance Parts & Service, Red Deer • WalMart, Sylvan Lake • Brandt Tractor Ltd., Red Deer • Past Connections Emporium, Bentley

• Kasha Farm Supply, Eckville • GLDC Gas Co-op, Rimbey • Silverbelt Septic Service, Rimbey • Jim McDonald, Calgary • Border Paving Ltd., Red Deer • Pumps & Pressure Inc., Red Deer • Select AG Foods, Bentley • Canadian Tire, Sylvan Lake • Bentley Shell, Bentley • Simply Country, Bentley • Subway, Bentley • Town of Bentley • Bentley Rodeo Committee • Gail Wilson, Bentley • Bentley Elks • Kay Waldern, Bentley • Westward Parts Services, Red Deer • Kipp Scott Pontiac, Red Deer • Geoff Goodwin, Red Deer • Town of Bentley Public Works • Bentley Community Church • Bentley Care Center • Community Services, Bentley • Potty- Go Portable Rentals, Bentley • D & R Septic, Bentley • Bentley Fire Dept. & Foundation • Hunter Radiator Ltd. • Larry Bergen • Traditions Photography, Bentley • Rocky Potuer

Even though it wasn’t the nicest day, golfers came out to support the second annual Rimbey FCSS Charity Golf Tournament. Photo by Margaret Ledingham

Thank You The Rimbey Family & Community Support Services Would like to thank the many organizations that participated in the 2nd Annual Rimbey FCSS Charity Golf Tournament held on August 9th at the Spruce Haven Golf Resort, and recognize the efforts of the community’s many generous and caring sponsors, registrants and volunteers. Thank you to the following organizations that provided sponsorship:

Title Sponsor • Spruce Haven Golf Resort • S & S Shippy Construction Ltd. • Crossfire Directional Drilling • W. Pidhirney Welding • Good Mountain Energy INC. • Rimbey Builders • Ponoka County • ConocoPhillips • All Structures • ATB Financial • Super 8 Motel • Mr. & Mrs. Real Estate • Buist Motors Products • Meridian Maverick Supply Ltd. • Servus Credit Union • Allen B Olson Auction • Rimbey Co-op • Country Acre Stables • Co-operators Insurance • Silver Belt Septic Services • Lazer Energy • Hydrodig Ltd. • Hi-Way 9 • Side Street Liquor Store • The Vault

• Value Drug Mart • UFA • Simark Controls • John Hull • Rimbey RCMP • Tazmech Ltd. • W5 Steamin’ & Cleanin’ • Taron Puri • Rimbey Ford • Pollitt Construction • Scratchin’ the Surface • Daniel Zerbe • Katherine Winters • Blooms Flower Shop • Cam Clark Ford • Advance Systems • Above & Beyond Compression Inc. • The Source • Whitgan Creations • Senior’s Drop In Centre • Harry Stuart • Canada Post • Exterran Canada Ltd.

In addition, we would like to acknowledge: The many local business who donated prizes for this event; and all the special guests, dignitaries and celebrities. Plus all the agency representatives and individuals who contributed to this fundraiser for the Rimbey FCSS Programs for Seniors... Many Thanks!

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Western quilting retreat offers camaraderie, tips By Amelia Naismith Ponoka’s annual quilting retreat attracted 63 women, ranging from beginners to master sewers, from across British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan for four days of quilting. “Some of them are new, some have never been to a retreat before,” said host Kathleen Mennell. The retreat started at 7:30 a.m. each morning from Aug. 13 to 16 and the sewers would work on individual projects until 10:30 at night at the Ponoka Legion. There were two show and tell nights where the sewers were able to show up to three projects and tell their stories. “You get everything form very basic sewing to very elaborate quilts,” said Mennell. “There’s a real diversity of project ideas and it becomes your family after a while.” Home economist Veronica Longmuir, who’s also the owner of Veronica’s Sewing Supplies, travelled from Kindersley, Sask. to show her wares. Longmuir has been running her store for 33 years and it’s the longest running single proprietor store in Canada. She was one of four vendors and according to her and Mennell, it’s an achievement to have all four at the retreat in Ponoka. ‘This is a huge retreat. The food is excellent. I really like Ponoka people,” said Longmuir. Before she had her store, Longmuir was a home ec teacher. “I had a great home ec teacher, she inspired me.” When she retired she needed something new. “And then I thought it’d be great to have a store.” Some sewers at the retreat have been sewing and quilting most of their lives, such as Lois Nysetvold, while others, like Darlene Pfahl started much later. Nysetvold stared sewing when she was 11 years old. She once took her sewing machine in to be serviced and saw an embroidery machine. Form there her love of embroidery grew. “I embroider. I quilt because I love to embroider.” Nysetvold has two sons whose shirts she embroidered over and over again. She eventually needed something else to do. “I’m not typical of the people here.” Nysetvold lives near Lloydminster and a mutual friend helped introduce her to Mennell. It normally takes Nysetvold three months to finish a project but more elaborate ones can take up to a year. “It’s not like a job. I do it for fun.”

Pfahl took sewing in school until Grade 12 but it wasn’t until she retired from her Grade 2 teaching job that she got into quilting. “I had some home ec friends and I said I’ve always wanted to quilt.” They helped Pfahl cut the pieces and she did the sewing. Without their help, Pfahl says she wouldn’t have been able to do it. “But then I was hooked.” Pfahl likes making lap quilts better than the fullsized ones, like her first quilt. “It’s smaller and knowing myself I’d get it done.” Pfahl likes quilting because it can be a social hobby. Mennell believes it can also be a charitable one. Mennell created a wall hanging for the Slave Lake Fire Department. From it they were able to make postcard replicas Quilters, sewers and embroiderers from across Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan and other items to sell. gathered at the annual Ponoka quilting retreat. Photo by Amelia Naismith The wall hanging represented the flames, the forest that burned, the animals, houses and businesses that were lost and a helicopter that went down with a man inside. Despite the social aspects and tips and greetings flying across the room, the retreat can be hard on the sewers’ bodies. Many wore supports to save their shoulders and backs, and a registered massage therapist was on site to give half-hour massages. Quilting and sewing can also be hard on the wallet. Four women who attended the retreat each had a machine that cost $1,000. One also brought 600 spools of thread with her.

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Church of the Nazarene, Rimbey Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. (on Radio 93.3 FM) 5214-51 Street, Phone: 403-843-2029 Pastor Dave MacMillan

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY 5211 52 St., Rimbey

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Saturdays Sabbath School@9:45 a.m. Worship Service@11:00 a.m. Pastor David Beaudoin 403-783-2499

Evangelical Missionary Church 1/2 mile East of Hoadley on Highway #611

Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Rev. Barry Klassen 403-843-6461

Zion Lutheran Church Lutheran Church Canada Divine Service at 10:30 4521 - 54th Ave. Rimbey Pastor Al Lewis Office - 403-843-2767 Home - 403-843-2240

Rimbey Christian Reformed Church 5506-51 Ave Service at 10:00 a.m.

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10:30 a.m. Worship Service with Children’s Church Last Sunday of the month, service held at Parkland Manor at 10:00 am

Roman Catholic Church Mass Times:

Saturday Evening: Sylvan Lake - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday Morning: Rimbey - 9:00 a.m. Sylvan Lake -11:00 a.m.

Last Sunday of every month: Sylvan Lake 9:00 a.m. Rimbey 11:00 a.m. Parish Priest: Father Gabriel Udeh Administration Office: 403-843-2126; After Hours Emergency Cell: 403-963-0954

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Tyson at Summer Send Off Canadian country music icon Ian Tyson joins CCMA award winner Gord Bamford and Joe Diffie as they are added to the final line up of performers for the second annual Summer Send Off Music Festival, Aug. 31 to Sept. 2 at the Ponoka Stampede Grounds. “In his duel life style as an international singer/ song-writer and working rancher, Ian has dedicated his life to a strict regimen of dedication to both careers,” said Tyson’s manager, Paul A. Mascioli, president of Mascioli Entertainment in Orlando, Fla. “He loves Alberta more than any other place in the world and has demonstrated this time and again in his songs. His music has allowed Ian to be a successful rancher and his ranching and beloved horses have inspired him to become a musical historian of the west.” Gord Bamford, who was also added to the final roster of singers, says he’s honoured to be able to share the stage with Tyson at the festival. “I have always held him in high regard, and it’s a really special moment to secure him to play at the festival. I know that the Summer Send Off offers the perfect venue for him to connect with many Albertans who love him and his music.” The Festival begins with a Kick-Off Party on

Friday, Aug. 31 at the Billy Bob’s Beer Garden Saloon located on the Ponoka Stampede and Exhibition Grounds. Doors open at 7 p.m. with Julian Austin performing at 8 p.m. Canadian Country Music Association award winning musicians Dean Brody and Doc Walker will perform on the Gasoline Alley Harley Davidson main stage, Sept. 1. Brian Halbert of Big Air Entertainment says that the ability to draw quality talent speaks volumes to future Summer Sendoff festivals. “We are already talking about Summer Sendoff 2013. But for right now, we’re incredibly pleased with the depth and breadth of talent that our festival is offering. The Ponoka Stampede and Exhibition Grounds offer a laid back atmosphere which will make it a memorable Labour Day long weekend.” Tickets and additional information and other main stage acts can be found at www. summersendoff.ca.

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Student players learn SWAT volleyball skills By Amelia Naismith Volleyball players for the Rimbey area got the chance to learn in-depth skills from University of Calgary Dinos players and alumni in a new volleyball program; South Western Technical Volleyball clinic (SWAT).

One of the coaches, Sammy Fraser, says the goal of the program is to reach out to smaller communities. “Its not always economically feasible for some of these kids to go to bigger cities such as Edmonton or Calgary,” said Fraser.

With SWAT, Fraser says higher levels of coaching are introduced to the players instead. “It’s on of our flaws as a national program, the kids don’t have educated coaches always.” She’s noticed in tournaments smaller communities sometimes have trouble keeping up with the level that bigger city teams play at. Fraser and coaches, Jace Richards, a Dinos alumnus, and Graham Vigrass; a graduate of the University of Calgary who now plays for the men’s national team, have also been working with Lisa Shukin, Rimbey’s high school volleyball coach. Teaming up with Shukin is something Fraser

has really enjoyed. “She’s really willing to learn.” With the junior high students the coaches have broken the game down to its basic components. “We do lots and lots and lots of reps,” said Fraser. The coaching is more advanced with the older students, with more systems lessons and game plays instead of basic drills. “I’m trying to get them to understand the game at a higher level.” Fraser says all the players are willing to learn new techniques and interest has already been generated for a SWAT camp next year.

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Kitz 4 Kidz sales more than doubled By Amelia Naismith The Value Drug Mart Kitz 4 Kidz campaign has already surpassed last year’s kit purchases total in half the time. Front store manager Leanne Coleman says last year 75 kits were purchased and 185 have been bought for far this year. “The community has really jumped in and been really awesome,” said Coleman. The Kitz 4 Kidz campaign is a program Value Drug Mart has been involved with for the last eight years. This year, along with partners Stationery, Stories and Sound and the FCSS, people can buy the kits for $5 or make donations, resulting in a

charitable receipt, at the FCSS or the drug mart. Stationery, Stories and Sound is also accepting donations for the program. “The kits are donated to families in the community that are less fortunate who may not be able to afford school supplies for their children,” said Coleman. The kits stay solely within the community, which Coleman thinks is a nice bonus for the community. Kits sell to the end of August. Value Drug Mart is also holding a contest in relation to the program. Those who buy and donate a kit have their name entered in a draw and are eligible to win a $500 Value Drug Mart gift card.

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HUMMEL William Charles (Bill) Sept. 5, 1953 - Aug. 7, 2012 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved brother, uncle and best friend. Bill passed away at his home near Cow Lake on August 7, 2012. Bill was born on September 5, 1953 to William and Gladys Hummel. His birthplace was Calgary, AB, where he spent his early years. His parents bought a farm and moved west of Rimbey, where he attended school. He started working early in his life, with construction on the Rimbey School, body shop work, oil patch and pipelining. Later Bill worked at the Bonny Glen Plant and the Rimbey Gas Plant. When Bill’s health declined, he was forced to an early retirement. Bill lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He had a green thumb. His gardens, yard and flowers thrived, and he was very proud of this. He loved his horses, pets and most of all his faithful dog, Teddy. Teddy was Bill’s constant companion for the last eleven years. Bill was a great cook and baker, and always had something prepared for company. His big smile and big hugs also greeted friends and family. Bill is survived by his siblings, Larry (Fern) Gillespie of Oyen, AB, Frank (Alison) Hummel of Rimbey, Valerie (Vern) Browne of Rimbey, David Hummel, of Red Deer, Margaret Hummel of Bentley, Jack (Sharlene) Hummel, of Rimbey and best friends, Randy and Karen Cross, of Rimbey. Bill also leaves to mourn numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces. Bill was predeceased by his brother, Tommy Hummel in 1978; his father, Bill Hummel Sr. in 2003; and his mother, Gladys Hummel in 2005. Friends and family feel they were blessed to have had Bill in their lives. We will cherish the memories we have of Bill. Forever in our thoughts and hearts. A graveside service was held August 11, 2012 at the West Haven Cemetery. If wished, memorial donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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HANKINS Albert Ronald “Bert” Hankins passed away at the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre, Lacombe on Wednesday,

August 8, 2012 at the age of 69 years, after a long battle with cancer. Bert was born on September 23, 1942 to Erastus and Lily Hankins at Bentley, Alberta. He lived his entire life doing what he loved best ... farming.

Rimbey and District Horticultural Society for the opportunity to show off our lilies. Thanks to Blooms Flower Shop for the generous gift certificate. Most of all thank you Tom for doing all the planting, moving , digging and fussing around to make the lilies look the best they can. The humourous signs in the lilies are always a hit with visitors. Yours, Speedy Bullet

“Bert will be greatly missed. Rest in peace.” Bert will be lovingly remembered by his beloved wife, Hilda; four sisters: Elsie, Jean, Bonnie, and Janet; and two brothers: Richard and George; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many friends. Bert was predeceased by his father, Erastus; his mother, Lily; two sisters: Irene and Myrtle; and three brothers: James, Charles, and Robert. A Memorial Tea in Bert’s Honour was held at the Forshee Hall on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Bert’s Memory may be made directly to the Lending Cupboard Society, 5406C - 43 Street, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1C9. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by email to: special_reflections@telusplanet.net Cremation Arrangements for the Late Albert Ronald “Bert” Hankins entrusted to the care of OBERHAMMER FUNERAL CHAPELS Rimbey 403-843-4445

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Dec. 16, 1920 - Aug 13, 2012

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Rita Irwin at the age of 91. She will be sadly missed by her five children Roderick (Joey), Denise (Frank) Dyck; Susan (Lawrence) Hrycan; Stephen (Valerie); and Eileen (Gary) Key; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law Gladys Outhwaite; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband George, daughter Christine, and siblings John, Eileen, Christine and Colin. A celebration of Rita’s life will be held on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at 2:00pm at the Rutherford Heights Retirement Residence located at 949 Rutherford Road SW, Edmonton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation or St. Joseph’s Palliative Care Edmonton.

From the bottom of our hearts to our children who worked so hard putting on a 50th celebration for us. Thank you to everyone who came and brought cards, gifts, food and flowers. It truly was a weekend to remember.

Gene and Winnie

Welcome Home! Celebrating the birth of your child? Share your happy news with family & friends with a special announcement in the Classifieds “Announcement” section.

1-877-223-3311 CLASSIFIEDS


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Coming Events

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Card Of Thanks

What’s in it? Your ad in 6 community papers

THE PONOKA-RIMBEY Palliative Care Council acknowledge and thank Jenny Crossley for her most generous donation of $1520.00 These monies were raised by Jenny through her participation in the recent Bob Sorenson head shave event held in Ponoka. The money will be used by the Council towards the purchase of items to be made available for Palliative Care clients in the Ponoka Rimbey area. Receipts for the individual donations have been mailed out. Thank You.

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Fall Fling Dance

What’s Happening #50 - # 70 Arts & Crafts Shows ..................50 Class Registrations....................51 Coming Events ..........................52 Lost ............................................54 Found ........................................56 Companions ..............................58 Personals...................................60 Bingos........................................64 Fitness & Sports ........................66 Happy Ads .................................70

Coming Events

with Crystal Faction & Chris Pal, Fri. Sept. 7, Festival Hall, Red Deer 7:30 pm. - 11:30 pm. includes late lunch. $25/per person. 17 and under 1/2 price. Phone 403-343-8936 All proceeds for the Cronquist House GREEN GABLES ANTIQUE CLOSE OUT SALE. DON’T MISS IT! FINAL SALE 2 DAYS ONLY! AUG. 18 & 19 11-5 PM. 5 MILES W OF LACOMBE ON HWY 12. 403-782-4683

Coming Events

* BASHAW * CASTOR * STETTLER * WEEKENDER * PONOKA * RIMBEY

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Lost

LOST (in Bluffton Area) Working Maremma Solid White Male Dog If you see him, or any information please call 403-843-4715

Meetings

OFFICE & PHONES CLOSED MON. SEPT. 3, 2012

25 WORD AD only

$40.20 + gst

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Weekly meetings Tuesdays @ 8 pm Neighborhood Place 5115 49 Ave. Ponoka For more information 403-783-4557 or 403-783-8371

Personals

Rimbey Seniors Drop In

Floor Curling Free Floor Curling and Winter registration on Sept. 4 & 5th, 12:00 - 3:00 pm. 2012-2013 Season begins Sept. 18th.

Come join us.

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WIGS ALWAYS HAIR FORYOU “Shops of Many Wigs” Headwear * Hairpieces Fashion * Health * Fun Personal Appointments Flexible Hours Blackfalds * Innisfail

403-885-0210 www.alwayshairforyou.com

Red Deer Advocate & Red Deer Life Publication dates: SAT. SEPT. 1 SUN. SEPT. 2 TUES. SEPT. 4 Deadline is: Fri. August 31 at 5 p.m. Central AB Life Publication date: THURS. SEPT. 6 Deadline is: Fri. August 31 at 5 p.m. Ponoka Publication date: WED. SEPT. 5 Deadline is: Thur. August 30 at 5 p.m. Rimbey Publication date; TUES. SEPT, 4 Deadline is: Thurs. August 30 at NOON Stettler & Weekender

Publication date: WED. SEPT. 5 FRI. SEPT. 7 Deadline is: Fri. August 31 at NOON Sylvan Lake News & Eckville Echo Publication date: THUR. SEPT. 6 Deadline is: Fri. August 31 at 5 p.m.

TO ADVERTISE YOUR SALE HERE — CALL 309-3300

MOVING SALE Furniture, antiques, queen bed, tools, gardening equipment, electric fireplace & lots more. Must go. Bashaw - 5209 55 Ave 780-372-4058 Friday, August 12th, 4-6 & Saturday, August 18th, 10-3

Rimbey

GULL LAKE GARAGE SALE #524 - 500 Sunnyside Place Friday, Aug. 24 9 am - 4 pm Saturday, Aug. 25 9 am - 4 pm

Rimbey

50% OFF Trees & Shrubs Rimbey

Home Hardware

SUMMER LONG

Have a safe & happy holiday CLASSIFIEDS 403-309-3300 classifieds@reddeeradvocate.com www.wegotads.ca

MANAGEMENT Trainee Required Westcan Fabricating Ltd is a fast growing oil and gas fabricating company based out of Ponoka AB. The successful candidate will have: *2 years Post-Secondary Education in either Business/Oil & Gas Technology *Good Computer Skills with MS Office; *Detailed Orientated individual who can deal with multi-tasking and changing priorities and staff on a daily basis. *Experience working in fabricating oil and gas production equipment an asset. Competitive wages with benefit packages available. Interested candidates please send resume to admin@westcanfab.ca Of fax to 403-775-4014 NOW LOCATED in Drayton Valley. BREKKAAS Vacuum & Tank Ltd. Wanted Class 1 & 3 Drivers with all valid tickets. Top wages, excellent benefits. Please forward resume to: Email: dv@brekkaas.com. Phone 780-621-3953. Fax 780-621-3959.

Employment #700 - #920 Oilfield

Located in Greenhouse

TANKMASTER RENTALS requires experienced Class 1 bed truck/winch truck operators. Competitive wages and benefits. m.morton@tankmaster.ca or fax 403-340-8818

Classifieds. 1-877-223-3311.

Sylvan Lake ESTATE SALE, Acreage 1/2 miles S of McDonalds, 4120 Hwy 20, lots of collectibles, household and misc. items, tools, FrI. Aug. 24, Sat. Aug. 25 9-6 and Sun Aug. 25 9 - 1 P.M.

Celebrate Your Marriage with a Classified Announcement - 1-877-223-3311 Remember to share the news with your friends & family!

770 Rimbey Co-op

Rimbey Co-op is accepting

Tenders for Janitorial Services for the Rimbey Co-op Shopping Centre. Contract to start October 1, 2012 and for the term of 2 years (24 months). Specifications are available at the Rimbey Co-op Administration Office. Deadline for submission: August 24, 2012.

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TANKMASTER RENTALS requires experienced Class 3 Vac Truck Operators for Central Alberta. Competitive wages and benefits. m.morton@tankmaster.ca or fax 403-340-8818

Trades

850

ALBERTA BASED COMPANY looking for qualified & experienced: Equipment Operators, Mulcher, Feller Buncher & Processor Operators. Out of town & camp work. Safety tickets & drivers abstract required. Email resume: jobs @commandequipment.com Fax 780-488-3002 ARROW ARC WELDING is looking for WELDING APPRENTICE LOCATED BY GULL lAKE. Phone Brian 318-6760

ZUBAR Production Services

BLUE GRASS SOD FARMS in Red Deer requires mechanic’s helper. Apprenticeship opportunities available. Farm equipment experience an asset. Reply: bluesod@explornet.com or fax 403-342-7488.

810

BLUERIDGE LUMBER INC. looking for a 3rd & 4th Class power engineer to operate thermal liquid heating system. Excellent compensation and benefits. Submit resume to: Box 87, Blue Ridge, AB, T0E 0B0. Email: jeff.victor@westfraser.com

is currently taking resumes for experienced Assistant Operators. Must have all valid tickets. Email resume to: rdzubaroffice@telus.net or fax to: 403-346-9420

Professionals

JOURNALISTS, Graphic Artists, Marketing and more. Alberta’s weekly newspapers are looking for people like you. Post your resume online. Free. Visit: www.awna.com/ resumes_add.php.

Trades

850

3RD OR 4TH YEAR APPRENTICE PLUMBER. Experience with hydronics and gas an asset. Must be hard working, self motivated and own hand tools. Competitive wages with benefit package. Please fax drivers abstract and references with resume to 403-342-5748 INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL. No Simulators. In-the-seat training. Real world tasks. Weekly start dates. Job board! Funding options. Apply online! iheschool.com. 1-866-399-3853

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EXPERIENCED WATER and Vacuum Haulers required. H2S, PST, First Aid. Above average day rate and cushy benefits plan. Fax 403-934-3487. Email: reception @mjswaterhauling.ca

Rimbey Janitorial

Home Hardware

Oilfield

Professionals

GARAGE SALE JOB HUNTING? Read the

Bashaw Publication date: TUES. SEPT. 4 Deadline is: Thur. August 30 at NOON Castor - Regular deadline

LEDUC TRUCKING COMPANY looking for Class 1 Winch Truck Operators and one ton Drivers for oilfield hauling. Minimum 3 years commercial driving experience, oilfield experience is preferred. Excellent wage & benefits. Please send resume and abstract via email at brunostrucking@xplornet.com or fax 780-986-0099

ALATEEN

Call 403-309-3300 or toll free 1-877-223-3311

Bashaw

800

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Oilfield

JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC is required at OK Tire in Whitecourt, Alberta. Send resume by fax 780-778-6471. Email: oktirewc@telus.net or drop off at 3735 Caxton Street. LOOKING FOR Laborers, equipment operators, foreman, and Class 1 truck drivers for Castor and Three Hills are email resumes to: cswcon@xplornet.com RED DEER MITSUBISHI is looking for a Journeyman Technician to join our closeknit team of professionals. Enjoy a diverse workload and above industry average compensation. E-mail resume to eduiker@ reddeermitsu.ca fax to 403-348-8026 or call Ed @ 403-348-8000. Licensed Technicians only please.

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edium size accounting Àrm located in Ponoka, Alberta, which provides professional services to agriculture, small business, government organizations, and professionals, is currently seeking a senior level accountant to join our team. You would provide a variety of professional services to our clients, including audit and assurance and general taxation matters. Applicants should have at least 3 years experience in public practice and preferably have obtained an accounting designation. We will consider applicants nearing completion of their accounting designation programs with public practice experience. ProÀciency in Caseware and other accounting and tax related software would be an asset. We are a Àrm that provides opportunities for learning and growth with increasing levels of responsibility commensurate with your skills and experience. We offer competitive compensation and beneÀts plans. Interested applicants please email or fax your resume and cover letter in conÀdence to Tim Rowland at 403-783-6170 or resume@ rowlandparker.com. We would like to thank all candidates who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


CLASSIFIEDS Trades

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Trades

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850

MONAD INDUSTRIAL Constructors Inc. now hiring: Skilled Tradespersons with industrial construction experience for an industrial site near Vanscoy, SK. Required Exp’d Fabricator Journeymen & Apprentice For a Ponoka Concrete Finishers; Manufacturing Shop. Journeymen & Apprentice Scaffolders; Knowledge of ASME code Skilled Labourers. bolt up, basic instrumentaAll wages depend on tion and a commitment to experience. We offer a $2./hour retention bonus & excellence are prerequisites. $2./hour completion bonus Competitive wages with (total $4./hour). Living out benefit packages available. allowance is provided to those that qualify. We are Interested candidates also looking to fill night please send resume to shift positions with an extra admin@westcanfab.ca premium of $3./hour. Of fax to 403-775-4014 Monad has excellent benefits, pension plan & TJ LOGGING RRSPs. The successful of Whitecourt, Alberta candidate must have is now accepting resumes current safety certifications for the logging season: including CSTS 09, H2S Heavy Duty Hoe, Dozers, Alive & complete a preBunchers, Skidders, & access D&A test. Apply Process Operators. with resume in person: Fax resume 780-778-2428 9744 - 45 Ave., Edmonton, AB, T6E 5C5 or by fax WELDER-RED SEAL 1-888-398-0725 or email: Journeyperson with valid jobs@monad.ca. Attention: Alberta B Pressure ticket. Monad Recruitment Team GTAW, SMAW, roll welding & pipe fitting an asset. Southside Edmonton, full-time days, competitive wages. Submit resume: gwc.info@gmail.com. Fax 1-888-283-8153. Part Time Painter or Full Time Painter/Junior Assembler For a Ponoka Manufacturing Shop. Painting Knowledge and skills required. Experience in oilfield production equipment fabrication, assembly and finishing an asset. Competitive wages with benefit packages available. Interested candidates please send rÊsumÊ to admin@westcanfab.ca Of fax to 403-775-4014 QUALITY CONTROL PERSON experienced with Piping & Structural Welding needed for a growing Northern Company. Competitive wages & benefits. Please email resume to: info@torqueindustrial.com. Fax 250-775-6227 or apply online: www.torqueindustrial.com

Misc. Help

Truckers/ Drivers

860

REQUIRED FOR AN Alberta Trucking Company. One Class 1 Driver. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience pulling low boys and driving off road. Candidate must be able to pass a drug test and be willing to relocate to Edson, Alberta. Fax resume to: 780-725-4430

Business Opportunities

870

BE YOUR OWN BOSS and make money by the loads! Open a MAYTAG equipped LAUNDRY store. We’ll help you get started. Commercial Laundry Distributors 1-800-663-2646.

880

Misc. Help

Full-Time & Part-Time Attendants required at Magic Suds Truck Wash, Rimbey Email resume to: Integrawestern@gmail.com

Rimbey & District Chamber of Commerce is looking to ďŹ ll a part-time contract position. Approx 3 hrs/week, attend all meetings. See website for further details: www.rimbeylive.ca ADULT UPGRADING

Alberta Government Funded Programs Student Funding Available! TANKMASTER RENTALS requires fluid haulers. Oilfield tickets an asset. Competitive wages. Fax resume to: 403-340-8818

* GED Preparation * Trades Entrance Exam Preparation * Women in the Trades

Academic Express

Adult Education & Training

340-1930

880

www.academicexpress.ca

BUS DRIVER

NOW HIRING Laborers & Carpenters Bridge Work Ponoka & Rimbey Area Email: info@alberco.com or fax resume: 780-459-7185 Misc. Help

required RIMBEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL is looking to hire a bus driver for our North Country bus route. Please inquire to Cal @ 403-357-3291 or email clv@telus.net

P/T help needed for janitorial days and or eve/wknds. $13.00 start please send resume to acncleaning@ hotmail.com grt supplemental income!

Employment Training

FAST TRACK your career in 22 weeks and become a Certified Health Care Aide. Phone 403-347-4233 or visit www. healthcareaideacademy.com Classes begin September 11 at the Health Care Aide Academy downtown Red Deer. FOR INTEREST or career opportunities, take an online eight-week Renewable Energy and Conservation course from Lakeland College. September 4 - Basic Energy Principles; Energy and the Environment. October 29 - Introduction to Wind Power; Energy Audits and Conservation Practices; www.lakelandcollege.ca. 1-800-661-6490. 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; www.canscribe.com; admissions@canscribe.com

Business Services #1000 - #1430

Accounting .......................... 1010 Acupuncture........................1020 Advocate/Mediation ............1025 Antique Dealers & Stores ...1027 Automotive ..........................1029 Bands & DJ s ......................1030 Beauty/Cosmetic ................1040 Bookkeeping .......................1050 Cabinet Makers...................1054 Child Care/Caregivers .........1060 Carpentry............................1062 Car Rentals .........................1064 Cat Work .............................1065 Cleaning .............................1070 Clerical................................1080 Construction .......................1085 Consulting...........................1090 Contractors ......................... 1100 Computer Services ..............1110 Drafting & Design................ 1120 Eavestroughing ................... 1130 Educational ......................... 1140 Electrical ............................. 1150 Entertainment ..................... 1160 Escorts................................ 1165 Farm Equipment ................. 1168 Financial ............................. 1170 Fireplaces ........................... 1175 Flooring............................... 1180 Food/Catering ..................... 1190 Furnace Cleaning ............... 1193 Glass Shops ....................... 1196 Mobile Glass Shops............ 1197 Handyman Services ...........1200 Health Care......................... 1210 Income Tax .........................1220 Insurance ............................ 1130 Landscaping .......................1240 Land Mapping .....................1250 Legal Services ....................1260 Limousine Services ............1270 Massage Therapy ...............1280 Mechanical .........................1285 Misc. Services ....................1290 Moving & Storage ...............1300 Oilfield .................................1305 Painters/Decorators ............ 1310 Personal Services ............... 1315 Pet Services ....................... 1318 Photography .......................1320 Plumbing & Heating ............1330 Printing................................1335 Rental - Equipment .............1340 Rental - Misc .......................1350 Repair Service ....................1360 Roofing ...............................1370 Snow Removal....................1380 Travel ..................................1385 Upholstery ..........................1390 Well Drilling ........................1400 Welding ............................... 1410 Window Cleaning ................1420 Yard Care ............................1430

Misc. Services

880

900

1290

Butchering

1055

1290

Misc. Services

Paul Taylor

843-4383 Contractors

miles EE & & 1.5 1.5 22 miles miles N of Hoadley AB.

1100

LANCE’S

CONCRETE

Sidewalks, driveways, shops, patios, garage pads commercial. Specialized in stamp concrete. 302-9126

Financial

1170

DO YOU NEED to borrow money - Now? If you own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits will lend you money - It’s that simple. 1-877-486-2161 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. MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 loan and +. No credit refused. Fast, easy, 100% secure. 1-877-776-1660.

Legal Services

1260

CRIMINAL RECORD? Think: Canadian pardon. U.S. travel waiver. (24 hour record check). Divorce? Simple. Fast. Inexpensive. Debt recovery? Alberta collection to $25,000. Calgary 403-228-1300 1-800-347-2540; www. accesslegalresearch.com CRIMINAL RECORD? You can still get a pardon. Find out how. Call 1-866-242-2411 or visit www.nationalpardon.org. Work and travel freely. Guaranteed by the National Pardon Centre

Misc. Services

1290

DISCONNECTED PHONE? Phone Factory Home Phone Service. No one refused! Low monthly rate! Calling features and unlimited long distance available. Call Factory today! 1-877-336-2274; www.phonefactory.ca

Misc. Services

1290

1318

MacDonald Old Kennels

JKC MEATS MEATS JKC

Licensed Mobile Mobile Butchering Licensed Butchering Custom Cutting Cutting &&Wrapping Custom Wrapping Beef,Pork Pork and Beef, andWild WildGame Game

Pet Services

IRONMAN Scrap Metal Recovery is picking up scrap again! Farm machinery, vehicles and industrial. Serving central Alberta. 403-318-4346 NEED TO ADVERTISE? Province wide classifieds. Reach over 1 million readers weekly. Only $259. + GST (based on 25 words or less). Call this newspaper NOW for details or call 1-800-282-6903 ext. 228.

Painters/ Decorators

1310

RALPH’S PAINTING “When Ralph’s Done Brushing You Don’t Feel Rolled� Journey man painter, serving the area for 25 years

403-843-4172 Personal Services

1315

Animal services for Ponoka County

Dog Shelter Boarding Dogs for adoption Dogs to surrender www.pawsandclawsanimalrescue.ca click courtesy adoptions

Phone (403) 783-7447 Septic Service

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SilverBelt Septic Service for your septic tank service & port-a-potti rentals Home 403-843-2840 Cell 403-704-5224

CASH BACK - $10 for every pound you lose. Lose weight quickly and safely and keep it off, results guaranteed! Call herbal Magic today! 1-800-854-5176. DATING SERVICE. Long-term/short-term relationships. Free to try! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call #7878 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1 Call 1-866-311-9640 or #5015. Meet local single ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+). GET PAID to lose weight. $5,000. for your success story. Personal Image TV Show. Call to qualify. 1-888-771-7607; AVA@mertontv.ca; www.mertontv.ca. TRUE ADVICE! True clarity! True Psychics! 1-877-342-3036 or 1-900-528-6258 or mobile #4486. (18+) $3.19/minute; www.truepsychics.ca.

Misc. Services

1290

Buy & Sell #1500 - #1990

1530

Auctions

MEIER GUN AUCTION. Saturday, August 25, 11 a.m., 6016 - 72A Ave., Edmonton. Over 200 guns - handguns, rifles, shotguns, miscellaneous. Call to consign 780-440-1860. CLASSIFIED Want Ads do more things for more people than any other form of advertising. Phone 1-877223-3311

Misc. Services

1290

BIG STRAPPER AUCTIONS 4625-46 Street, Lacombe, south of Tim Horton’s. We buy for cash SALES WED. @6 pm. ANTIQUE SALE 1st SUN. OF THE MONTH AT 1 P.M. 403-782-5693 www.bigstrapperauctions.net

COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION. 5TH Annual Red Deer Fall Finale. September 21 - 22, Westerner Park. Last year sold 77%. Only 100 spaces available. Consign today. 403-396-0304. Toll free 1-888-296-0528 ext. 102; www.egauctions.com.

1550

Building Supplies

METAL ROOFING & SIDING. Best prices! 36� Hi-Tensile TUFF-Rib 29ga. Galvalume $.67 sq. ft. Colours $.82 sq. ft. 40 Year Warranty. ALTA-WIDE Builders Supplies 1-888-263-8254 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

1760

Misc. for Sale

70% OFF Selected Paint Rimbey

Home Hardware

1860

Sporting Goods

WESLO 25 TREADMILL Ph 403-783-4227

Misc. Services

1290

RURAL WATER TREATMENT

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Auctions

1530

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

APPOINTMENT OF MÉTIS COMMUNTIYBASED MEMBERS TO THE COUNCIL FOR THE RUPERTSLAND CENTRE FOR MÉTIS RESEARCH The Board of Governors of Rupertsland Institute, an afďŹ liate of the MĂŠtis Nation of Alberta, seeks two MĂŠtis community-based representatives to serve on the SO006423 Council for the Rupertsland Centre for MĂŠtis Research (RCMR). The appointment terms for these appointments are two (2) and three (3) years respectively. For more information about the positions, or to apply, visit www.metisemployment.ca/about-us/employment_opportunities E-Mail: employment@rupertsland.org Phone: 780-801-9977 Fax: 780-801-9992 Closing Date: September 10, 2012

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Auctions

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22 The Rimbey Review, August 21, 2012 Grain, Feed Hay

HEATED CANOLA buying Green, Heated or Springthrashed Canola. Buying: oats, barley, wheat & peas for feed. Buying damaged or offgrade grain. “On Farm Pickup” Westcan Feed & Grain, 1-877-250-5252.

Agricultural #2000 - #2290

Farm Equipment ..............2010 Haying Equipment ............2020 Tractors ............................2030 Combines & Headers ......2040 Fertilizer Equipment..........2050 Misc. Farm Machinery ......2060 Equipment Wanted ..........2070 Farm Custom Work ..........2080 Farm Auctions ..................2090 Livestock ..........................2100 Livestock - Exotic..............2110 Sheep ..............................2120 Poultry ..............................2130 Horses ..............................2140 Horse Boarding ................2150 Riding Supplies ................2160 Horse/Stock Trailers ........2170 Pasture Wanted ................2180 Grain, Feed, Hay ..............2190 Seed Grain ......................2200 Seeding & Tillage ............2210

AN EXCELLENT CHOICE WHERE YOUR AD REACHES RURAL READERS

FOR fast results: Classified Want Ads. Phone 1-877223-3311.

Farm Custom Work

2190

CALL 1-877-223-3311 CLASSIFIEDS HOT-LINE

2080

Jaffray Custom Spraying High Clearance Sprayer Licensed Ag Applicator Specializing in herbicide, fungicides & desiccants Cody Jaffray Cell 403-358-1532 RR 1 Rimbey, AB T0C 2J0

Randy Jaffray Cell 403-357-9913 Res #403-748-2140 cjaffrayspraying@hotmail.com

Houses/ Duplexes

CLASSIFIEDS

3020

WANTED TO RENT For Rent #3000 - #3200

Acreages/Farms ..............3010 Houses/Duplexes ............3020 Condos/Townhouses........3030 Manufactured Homes ......3040 Four Plexes/Six Plexes ....3050 Suites ..............................3060 Cottages/Seasonal ..........3070 Roommates Wanted ........3080 Rooms for Rent................3090 Motels/Hotels ..................3100 Offices ..............................3110 Stores/Commercial ..........3120 Industrial ..........................3130 Warehouse Space............3140 Garage Space..................3150 Storage Space ................3160 Land ................................3170 Pasture ............................3180 Mobile Lot ........................3190 Misc. for Rent ..................3200

Wanted to Rent #3250 - #3390

Acreages/Farms ..............3255 Houses/Duplexes ............3260 Suites ..............................3270 Rooms..............................3280 Manufactured Homes ......3290 Housesitting Wanted ........3300 Garage Space..................3310 Storage Space ................3320 Stores/Commercial ..........3330 Office Space ....................3340 Industrial ..........................3350 Warehouse Space............3360 Resorts & Cottages..........3370 Pasture/Land....................3380 Mobile Lot ........................3390

Acreages/ Farms

3010

2 bdrm. home/mobile for a senior couple & small inside dog. Within 10 mins/kms of Rimbey.

Can afford $800/ mth. utilities included. 403-844-9104 3 BDRM.FARM HOUSE S.W. OF RIMBEY. no pets, n/s, $1100 rent, $1000 d.d. all utils. incl., Larry Trautman, 1-403-843-2733 Mark 403-843-3474 BRIGHT, beautiful, spacious house in Forestburg, AB. 1100 sq.ft, 2 bdrm., huge oak kitchen, hardwood & tile floors. High Eff. furnace. Att. 2 car garage. N/S, no pets. $1000 + utils. DD. same. Avail. Immed. Call Brad @ 780-220-9175 PONOKA 3 bdrm. main floor home $750/mo., $400 d.d., For details, call 403-783-1285

Condos/ Townhouses

3030

PONOKA, 3 bdrm., newer townhouse, fully developed, 3 baths, 5 appls., $1195/mo., 403-704-1221

4 Plexes/ 6 Plexes

3050

6 BEDROOM home on pavement close to Ponoka. AVAIL. Sept. 1 in Ponoka, Includes 100’x45’ quonset/ 3 bdrm. upstairs suite in 4 shop, other out-buildings, plex, 4 appls., no pets, n/s, corrals, $1800 month plus $800. rent/d.d. No utils. utilities. Call 403-357-4401 incl’d. 403-704-1706, for more details. Ask for Viki or Mel

4 Plexes/ 6 Plexes

3050

2 bdrm unit in adult 4 plex, Rimbey 403-729-3087 AVAIL. immed. in Ponoka 2 bdrm. spacious downstairs suite in 4 plex. 4 apps., N/S, NO PETS, $675 rent & d.d., Call 403-704-1706 Vicki or Mel

Suites

3060

Recently Updated Bright, clean 2 bedroom suite in quiet Cedar Villas. 4814-53 Ave. Available Aug 1 to mature adult(s). Rent includes water, heat and cable t.v. N/S, N/P. PH.

PONOKA:1 Bedroom suite downtown, no pets, n/s, Avail. Sept.1. 403-357-0654

Bright, spacious 2 bdrm., w/balcony & storage room. Heat & water included. N/S & N/P $645/m. $645/DD

403-843-6533

3260

FURNISHED BACHELOR SUITE FOR RENT IN PONOKA TV & utils. incld. $650/mo. 403-963-0204

Rimbey, 2 bdrm. with brand new flooring, inclds. heat/water, laundry and storage provided $750/mo. + DD 403-843-4894

Quiet Adult Building

Houses/ Duplexes

LOOKING ro rent an old farm hosue or trailer, in the AVAIL. SEPT. 1, large 2 C r e s t o m e r e / P o n o k a / bdrm., 1-1/2 baths, walk in R i m b e y o r L a c o m b e suite, incl. heat & water, county area. 403-783-1175 $800/mo., $800 d.d., 403-783-6011

PONOKA: 2 bedroom apartment, blinds, heat, water, fridge, stove. Adult building, no children, no pets. (403)588-3040

3060

3190

* RIVERSIDE APTS. * Newly renovated 1 & 2 bedroom units in Ponoka: 3724-45 Street. 403-357-0287

SPACIOUS 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT IN PONOKA 1.5 bath, fireplace, balcony, clean, washer/dryer hookup. $595 + utils. Avail. sEPT. 1 403-348-6594 VERY large 1 BDRM. apartment in Ponoka $750/mo. inclds. all utils. plus laundry facilities. Avail. now.. 403-993-3441

Houses For Sale

4020

EMPTY LOT FOR RENT RIMBEY TOWN MOBILE HOME PARK Call Betty 403-843-3944

843-4124 or 783-0579.

RIMBEY 2 bdrm. 1 1/2 baths, 2 levels with balcony, 4 appls, inclds. heat/water, $775/mo. + DD 403-843-4894

Suites

Mobile Lot

Real Estate #4000 - #4190

Realtors & Services..........4010 Houses for Sale................4020 Houses Wanted ................4030 Condos/Townhouses ........4040 Acreages ..........................4050 Acreages Wanted ............4060 Farms/Land ......................4070 Farms/Land Wanted ........4080 Manufactured/ Mobile Homes ..................4090 Income Property ..............4100 Commercial Property ......4110 Industrial Property ............4120 Cottages/Resort Property ..4130 Businesses for Sale..........4140 Buildings for Sale ............4150 Lots for Sale ....................4160 Out of Town Property ......4170 Investment Opportunities ..4180 Mortgages Bought/Sold....4190

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CHARMING RENOVATED 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH BUNGALOW Near downtown Ponoka. Contact Jasmin Howell Royal LePage Network Realty 403-307-7664 FOR SALE: Irricana. Small bungalow - starter home. 2 bedroom, full basement. On corner lot backing onto green space. Asking $210,000. Mortgage payment $900/month. 403-546-4266

Parkvale adult duplex

Prime location, quiet close, next to walking trails/market, 1208 sq. ft. bungalow, open design, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, single garage, lg. pie lot, immed. poss.$268,000, 403-342-8937 after 6 Open house Sun. Aug. 19th, 1-4, 4610-42 St. Cres SYLVAN LAKE - 1/2 duplex, 2 bdrm,1 bath, hardwood, lino & carpet, fireplace, single garage, u n d e v. b s m t . , a l l n e w appls., furn. at $268,900 east verandah, Landscaped yards with stocked garden shed, Phone 403-887-4378

RIMBEY BUSINESS DIRECTORY STORAGE

Time to put it in storage?

HOMEWARD BOUND KENNELS

ASPENWORKS MECHANICAL

BOARDING & GROOMING

Plumbing Gasfitting Hot Water & Forced Air Heating Water Analysis & Treatment Systems

RR#1 Lockhart Road Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0

Ph: 843-7794 Cell: 704-5039 dbfranklin@telus.net

Outdoor Wood or Coal Boilers High Efficiency Wood Gasification Boilers Doug Madu 5034 45 Avenue Box 2040, (403) 843-2635 Rimbey, AB., TOC 2J0 Cell (403) 350-5901 email: rgcourse@gmail.com

Features

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403.843-4909

P.K. Painting

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Interior

Reaching 5700 households per week

403-843-4842

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CLASSIFIEDS Condos/ Townhouses

4040

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Farms/ Land

4070

SIERRAS OF TAYLOR Red Deer

REDUCED

4050

21 QTRS of Farmland & 3 Country Acreages in Hythe, Alberta by Unreserved Ritchie Bros Auction, October 4. 3183+/- total acres, $33,000 Surface Lease Revenue; rbauction.com BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF GULL LAKE - Custom Built home w/walk out basement, 4 bedroom, 3 bath. Call the Red Deer Home Team 403-505-4358 PRIVATE 2.57 acres, with 2005 modular, 28x40 insulated garge, garden shed and fenced garden, move in condition. Asking $276,000. 403--843-6531

Farms/ Land

4070

147.7 ACRES of excellent Farm Land near Breton, AB, approx. 107 acres in hay, direct seeded in 2011, 40 acres of pasture land, dugout, corrals, new cross fences, $249,000 c/w this years hay crop 403-993-3441

4110

4130

Cottages/Resort Property

HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 5 miles east of Grande Prairie by Unreserved Ritchie Bros Auction, October 4. 153+/acres, zoned RM2, Hwy frontage; rbauction.com.

Exceptional senior residents, for people 40+, that have no children going to school. For sale by owner. 1 bdrm. On main floor. $235,000. Call 403-346-1063

Acreages

Commercial Property

Riverfront land for sale in Leedale. Approx. 1.5 Acres. Camp now build later. Priced to sell at 69k. The property has been legally subdivided into 2 riverfront lots. Great family investment!! There is a storage building with an overhead door. A 4000 watt gas generator is also incl. Call Dave 403-896-8017

COUNTRY LANE RV PARK Beautiful privately owned RV Park Heated Pool, Spa, Clubhouse SERVICED CLEAR TITLE LOTS

4130

Now from $25,000!!

Cottages/Resort Property

(only $2,000 Deposit) Viewings must be pre-booked 2 days in advance by phoning

FULLY SERVICED Lake Lots for sale. Starting at $69,900. Elinor Lake Resort, 2.5 hours North East of Edmonton. 1-877-623-3990; www.elinorlakeresort.com

Toll Free: 1.888.913.2114 www.countrylanervcalgary.com

Out Of Town Property

4090

20’ X 76’ BLOWOUT! (3) pre-owned modular homes available from $74,900. And (4) Clearance SRI REDUCED! Homes available for LAKE FRONT PROPERTY immediate delivery! Call -†2300 sqft home on 10 acres 1-800-461-7632 or www.unitedhomescanada.com $449,000. 10 min from Ponoka. Fishing, swimming & boating at your back door. JANDEL HOMES. See welist.com #47984.† 11 sold 49 remaining stock MLS C3526876. homes available for Call 403-519-6773† Email: immediate delivery. brettie@platinum.ca 17 models to choose from. Loaded with options, priced from $116,000. - $144,900; Training for life www.jandelhomes.com

First Aid Training teaches how to respond confidently when injuries occur.

4170

Beautiful Sheridan Lake waterfront log home Great fishing and water sports lake. 3-storey, fenced yard, SO006902 lots of antique built-ins. Charm and character galore!

569,000

$

www.DarrelWarman.ca

Automotive Services ........5010 Antique & Classic Autos ....5020 Cars ..................................5030 SUV’s................................5040 Trucks ..............................5050 Heavy Trucks....................5060 Vans/Buses ......................5070 Motorcycles ......................5080 Campers ..........................5090 Motorhomes......................5100 5th Wheels........................5110 Holiday Trailers ................5120 Tent Trailers ......................5130 Utility Trailers ....................5140 ATV’s ................................5150 Boats & Marine ................5160 Snowmobiles ....................5170 Tires, Parts & Accessories ......................5180 Auto Wreckers ..................5190 Vehicles Wanted ..............5200 Car/Truck Rental ..............5210 Recreational Vehicle Rental ..............................5220 Trailer Rental ....................5230 Misc. Automotive ..............5240 RV’s ..................................5300

Cars

MLS#N217953

1-800-731-2344

Classifieds Your place to SELL Your place to BUY

Vans Buses

Holiday Trailers

5120

1994 SUNRISER HOLIDAY TRAILER Very clean. Non-smokers, microwave & fridge, washer, lrg freezer, 2 TV hook-ups, w/drop tables. Awning. Asking $7000. 403-783-8073

Tires, Parts Acces.

5180

AUTO-TRUCK WRECKING all makes all models, lots of 4x4’s, Dodge, Ford, GMC, imports, trucks up to 3 tons. We ship anywhere. Call 306-821-0260 Lloydminster or 403-878-2513 Medicine Hat.

FOR SALE 2010 Ford Focus $14,450 o.b.o. 403-843-6090

5070

2003 FORD WINDSTAR, 98000 kms, 1 owner, garage life, new tires, com start $6500.00 o.b.o. 403-304-5776

5030

Loaded, 38,600 kms

5050

2003 DODGE Ram 2500 diesel, loaded, cloth, 95,000 kms, inspected, trades considered $19,500 403-598-0682

Transportation #5000-5300

S006630

Manufactured Homes

WHY WAIT? 3 most popular SRI Plans - in stock! Drastically reduced for immediate delivery. ‘In House’ broker for lowest rates. Free washer/dryer, or microwave & skirting Purchase before August 30/12; www.dynamicmodular.ca. 1-877-341-4422.

Trucks

TELL it all! Tell it well! Make your ads sell for you by giving full description of goods or services offered. Include prices and terms. Phone 1-877-223-3311 for a friendly ad taker.

RIMBEY BUSINESS DIRECTORY Action Autobody RIMBEYDENTALCARE DR. STEVE CALDER BS C DDS

Rimbey “We’re in the Business of Making You Look Good” 3 kms North & 3 kms East of Rimbey on Hwy #53

Owner Carey Anderson

403.843.3030

Family Friendly Dentistry Box 1100 4905 50 St. Rimbey, AB T0C 2J0

Ph. (403) 843-2173 Fax: (403) 843-2607

Rimbey Implements Ltd. Janice Cameron DD Al York General Manager Cell: (403) 783-0593 5410 - 43 Street Bus: (403) 843-3700 Fax: (403) 843-3430 Rimbey, AB

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780-388-0216

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19,369

2012 FOCUS SE SEDAN 2012 F-150 XLT SUPER CAB 4X4 5.0L 2013 EDGE SEL FWD AUTO

Employee Price Adjustment ..........$1,280

Employee Price Adjustment ...........$4,316 Delivery Allowance .............................$7,000 Employee Price Adjustment ...........$2,770 Delivery Allowance .............................$1,000

Total Eligible Price Adjustments ....$11,316 Total Eligible Price Adjustments .... $3,770

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7.2L/100km 39MPG HWY *** 11.1L/100km 25MPG CITY ***

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 www.ford.ca/shareourpridecontest (follow the entry path applicable to you, complete all mandatory fields and click on ‘submit’). Subject to the following terms and conditions, contest is 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. Notwithstanding the foregoing, 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 2012 Fiesta SE Sedan/2012 Focus SE Sedan/2012 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine/2013 Edge SEL FWD with automatic transmission/2012 F-150 Platinum Super Crew 4x4 for $16,654/$19,369/$28,783/$32,379/$46,413 after Total Eligible Price Adjustment of $995/$1,280/$11,316/$3,770/$14,186 (Total Eligible Price Adjustment is a combination of Employee Price Adjustment of $995/$1,280/$4,316/$2,770/$7,186 and Delivery Allowance of $0/$0/$7,000/$1,000/$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/$1,650/$1,700/$1,650/$1,700 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge 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. **Receive [0%/0%]/[0.99%/0.99%/4.99%/2.99%] annual percentage rate (APR) purchase financing on a new [2012 Fiesta SE Sedan/2012 Focus SE Sedan]/[2012 Fiesta SE Sedan/2012 Focus SE Sedan/2012 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine/2013 Edge SEL FWD with automatic transmission] for a maximum of [60]/[72] months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is [$238/$281]/ [$210/$252/$431/$450] (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of [$109/$129]/[$96/$116/$199/$208] with a down payment of [$2,450/$2,550]/[$2,050/$1,800/$1,950/$2,750] or equivalent trade-in. Interest cost of borrowing is [$0/$0]/[$445.57/$535.73/$4,264.42/$2,773.94] or APR of [0%/0%]/[0.99%/0.99%/4.99%/2.99%] and total to be repaid is [$14,254.00/$16,869.00]/[$15,099.57/$18,154.73/$31,047.42/$32,402.94]. Offers include Total Eligible Price Adjustment of $995/$1,280/$11,316/$3,770 (Total Price Adjustment is a combination of Employee Price Adjustment of $995/$1,280/$4,316/$2,770 and Delivery Allowance of $0/$0/$7,000/$1,000. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,650/$1,650/$1,700/$1,650 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Total Eligible Price Adjustment has been deducted. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract with a first payment date one month from the contract date and to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by the payment due date. Bi-weekly payments can be made by making payments equivalent to the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 bi-weekly periods every two weeks commencing on the contract date. 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: 2012 Fiesta 1.6L I4 5-speed Manual transmission: [6.9L/100km (41MPG) City, 5.1L/100km (55MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Focus 2.0L I4 5-speed Manual transmission: [7.8L/100km (35MPG) City, 5.5L/100km (51MPG) 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. †††©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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