KEREMEOS LIBRARY WRAP UP
DOWNTOWN IN THE DUMPS
Summer season ends at ORL See page 10
Business closure on Main Street has business owners concerned See page 3
Keremeos responds to motor home fire See page 10
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Brigadeers paddle into Okanagan Falls Modern day adventurers take part in “Brigade Trails to Wine Trails” By Steve Arstad news@keremeosreview. com
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Volunteers with the Okanagan Brigade Society make their final charge for the beach in Okanagan Falls on August 31. The group spent the week paddling down Okanagan and Skaha Lakes in a reenactment of a fur brigade voyage from days past.
Olalla Town Hall Meeting will discuss community issues Contributed Olalla “Town Hall” meeting taking place on Saturday, September 8 at 11a.m. Under the 20’ x 20’ tent 1518 Hwy 3A (Next door to Zack’s New and Used Store) The purpose of this meeting is to share information so that we can work toward solving problems that the com-
munity faces. • Information on the Boil Water Advisory for Olalla will be available. Your questions will be answered by the technical experts at the RDOS. • Nominations for the Olalla Water Board will be accepted. Your participation in decision making for your community is vital. • Information on what the RDOS does and does not “do” respecting roads. Get the dirt on our roads.
• Information on the recent RDOS fire ban. This ban is intended to protect public safety. • Presentations by interested community groups. Information to share? Now is the time to do it. If you represent a community group and would like an opportunity to speak at this gathering, please contact Angelique Wood at 250-292-8082 before noon on Friday, September 7 in order that you may be placed on the agenda.
During the last week of August, the Okanagan Brigade Society hosted voyageurs from across Western Canada, the North West United States, and possibly from as far away as Europe and Australia. Base camp for the first two days of the brigade was the historic O’Keefe Ranch. Entertainment included story telling by local historical story tellers. The first day’s activities included warm up paddles on Wood lake and Kalamalka Lake. The official launch of 15 to 20, 24 foot long voyageur canoes occurred at the head of Lake Okanagan) on
August 27. Over the next several days the brigade travelled the entire length of lakes Okanagan and Skaha, to Okanagan Falls. Each canoe waspaddled by six to 12 voyageurs. During the brigade, participants had the opportunity to learn about the rich history of the Okanagan First Nations people, the Okanagan Fur Brigade Trail, and the early ranching history of the valley. The voyageurs were impressed by the beauty of the Okanagan valley. After paddling, there was ample time to savour fresh produce from local fruit stands and sample award winning wines from local wineries. On hand to greet the paddlers upon their arrival at Christie Park was Area “D” Director Tom Siddon and Alternate Tom Styffe, as well as a scattering of Okanagan Falls residents.
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OKANAGAN FALLS SECOND MON: Communities for Kids OKFalls Table Mtg., 2:45 pm at StrongStart Early Learning Ctr. at OK Falls Elementary, 250-498-8433 for more info. MON. & WED.: Carpet Bowling 1 p.m. Seniorís Centre. TUESDAY: South Okanagan Toastmasters 7 - 9 p.m. at Best Western in Osoyoos. Call 498-4412, 499-2144. TUESDAY: Bingo at the Senior Citizenís Centre on Willow St. 1p.m. (except last Tues.). EVERY 3RD TUESDAY: Legion Branch #227 Gen Meeting 7 p.m. Jack Hill Room, OK Falls. WEDNESDAY: Join the Stroke Recovery Club for stroke survivors and caregivers, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society office, #2-996 Main Street, Penticton..Call Tina at 490-0613. FIRST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Legion - Ladies Auxiliary General Meeting 1:00 p.m., Jack Hill Room, OK Falls. THIRD WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Womens Institute meeting at the Falls Community Centre business at 7, entertainment at 8 p.m. Call Betty for more info - 497-6665. THURSDAY: Bridge 1 p.m. Seniors Centre. THURSDAY: Crib 7 p.m. Seniors Centre. THURSDAY: Computer classes 9 a.m. Seniorís Centre. FRIDAY: Arts group painting 1- 3 p.m. FRIDAY: Whist 7 p.m. 2ND & 4TH FRIDAY: A Wellness Clinic is held at the Seniors Centre, on Willow Street, 9 to 11 a.m. Have your blood pressure, heart and weight checked by a retired registered nurse. Open to everyone. FIRST FRIDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Legion - Ladies Auxiliary Dinner and Entertainment 6:00 p.m. After the Meat Draw. THIRD FRIDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Legion Ladies Auxiliary Steak Fry Dinner 6:00 p.m. After the Meat Draw. FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS: The Okanagan Falls Legion Branch #227 has meat draws from 5:00 p.m. SATURDAY: OK Falls Legion Branch #227, Dinner and Dance 6:00 pm. FIRST SATURDAY: Ladies Auxiliary Branch #227. Drop in Bingo 1-4 p.m. Jack Hill Room. OK Falls. THIRD SATURDAY OF MONTH: Drop in bingo at OK Falls Senior Centre. 1128 Willow St. KEREMEOS MONDAY: N.A. meets at 8 p.m. at the South Similkameen Health Centre. 2nd MONDAY: Similkameen COPS, 7 p.m., Upstairs at the Legion (Legion Hall). Ben Gumm for info 499-0216 4th MONDAY: Orchard Haven - Friends and family council monthly meetings. Making a difference to residential care. MON, WED, FRI: KrossFit Fitness (similar to ‘boot camp’) 7:15 - 8 am, Sim. Rec. Centre. For more info call Theresia 499-2029 or email email@example.com TUESDAY: Every 2nd, Caregiver Group, Activity Room, Orchard Haven 1:30 - 3 p.m. For info 499-3020 TUESDAY: AA Meetings, 7:30 p.m., in the Health Center Activity Room, info call Diane 499-0077 TUESDAY: Handguns 5:30 pm Fly Tying/22 Shoot, 7 pm, KCSA (Keremeos Cawston Sportsmans Association) Club House. More info call 250-499-7027. TUESDAY: Keremeos Bellringers, 7:30 pm, Cawston United Church, for more info call Herma @ 499-5292, Joan @ 499-2450. WEDNESDAY: Qigong exercise 9 a.m. Cawston Church Hall. 499-7852 for information. WEDNESDAY: Kyokushin Karate at Legion Hall from 5 - 7 p.m. Phone Lyle for info 292-8565. WEDNESDAY: Diabetes Clinic, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Similkameen Health Centre. RN & Reg. Dietitian in attendance. Dr. referrals or self refer-
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We always have fun events going on at the Library. Be sure to check out what The Okanagan Falls Branch is is going on this fall and winter. located at 101 - 850 Railway Lane. For more information call 497-5886 Ph: (250)497-5886 ral. Appts. necessary. Phone 1-800-707-8550. 1st THURSDAY: South Similkameen Museum Society Meeting, 7 pm, at the Ecumenical Church in Keremeos THURSDAYS: AA meetings at 7:30 pm Health Centre activity room. Info. call Eleanor 499-5982. THURSDAY: KCSA Monthly meetings the last Thursday of each month at clubhouse 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY: Yoga, Cawston Hall in the WI Room 7:30 pm, for more info call Theresia 499-2029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org THURSDAY: Afternoon dances at the OAP Seniors Centre from 1:30 - 4 p.m. THURSDAY: Similkameen Adult Badminton Club, Oct. 16th to Dec. 18th, 7 pm to 9 pm, For more info call Manfred at 499-5290. THURSDAY: Weight Watchers, 5 pm, Elks Hall. More info call Sarah at 250-499-2878. FRIDAY: Keremeos TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 9:00 a.m. at the Health Centre. Visitors & new members are welcome. Call Georgina at 499-0202 or Dianne Clifton at 499-5180 for more info. FRIDAY: Elks and Royal Purple bingo. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Carpet Bowling at 1:00 p.m. in the Cawston Hall. Bowlers needed. Call Glennys at 499-5409. SUNDAY: KCSA Trap Shooting, 11:00 am to ?, Weather permitting. SUNDAY: Yoga at 8:00 am at Sim. Rec Centre, bring a yoga mat & blanket. Call Theresia (Certified Yoga Instructor) 499-2029 or email email@example.com SUNDAY: AA Meeting at 10:00 am in the Health Center Activity Room. Info call Eleanor at 499-5982. 3rd MONDAY: Kars Under the K Meeting, 7:00 pm, Meeting Room at Health Center, Call Marcel Morin for info 499-7775. 2nd TUESDAY: Can-Do General Meetings. Everyone Welcome. Phone 499-2420 for more information. 3RD TUESDAY: Legion General Meeting. 7:00 p.m. Keremeos Legion Hall. 1ST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: Regular meeting of the O.A.P. Branch #65, at 2 p.m. Keremeos. 1ST & 3RD WEDNESDAY: Search & Rescue meet 7-9 p.m., 8th Ave. & 4th St. Call 499-6067 or 499-5429. 2ND WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: The Similkameen Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. at the OAP Centre on Main Street in Keremeos.. Everyone is welcome. 2ND & 4TH THURSDAY: Keremeos Lions Club meet upstairs at the Legion hall at 7 p.m. 2ND AND 4TH THURSDAY: The Royal Purple Lodge meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Elks Hall. Info: 499-7073. LAST THURSDAY OF MONTH: KCSA Club meeting. EVERY 1ST AND 3RD THURSDAY: The Keremeos Elks meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Elks Hall. EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY: Interval Training at the Rec. Center, 6am-7am, Call Annette @ 250-499-2238 1ST SUNDAY OF MONTH: Jam Session. OAP. 1 p.m. Everyone Welcome. 499-0112. HEDLEY TUESDAY: 2x’s a month Soup and Sandwich - OAPO Hall watch for posters. THURSDAY: Library 2 pm - 7 pm Hedley Happy Hall, free computer use. THURSDAY: Learn how to make Crafts - 6:30 pm to 9 pm at OAPO Hall 2ND MONDAY: Regular monthly meetings are held at 6 p.m. Hedley Happy Hall19 + & over welcome 2ND MONDAY: Hedley Museum meeting, 6:00 p.m. at the Museum 2ND SUNDAY: Pancake Breakfast, Hedley Happy Hall, 8:00 am to 11:00 am, OAPO Hall 3RD MONDAY: Monthly meeting 2 pm at OAPO EVERY SUNDAY: Hedley Farmer’s Market, June 17 to October 9th, 9 am to 1 pm, follow the signs
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The north side of Seventh Avenue, between Sixth and Seventh Streets will have a 50 per cent occupancy after the closure of Keremeos Variety. The loss of the long time business on Main Street has business owners concerned that the village business policies in Keremeos are not in keeping with the times.
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Concern over future of business community fueled by imminent closure of Keremeos Variety Business owners fear loss of “critical business mass” as the village is about to lose yet another goods provider By Steve Arstad firstname.lastname@example.org Main street is starting to take on the appearance of a ghost town. The recent announcement of a quitting business sale at Keremeos Variety has resonated through the Keremeos downtown business section, already feeling the effects of recessionary times, a slow tourist summer, and cross border shopping practices. The prospect of yet another vacant building in the village’s main commercial block provides locals with yet another reason to take their business elsewhere - as the selection of merchandise available in town declines, consumers think outside the community more and more. Several business owners have, in recent weeks, begun talking about what changes they would like to see in order to make it easier for business to locate and operate in Keremeos. “We pay way too much taxes for our small tax base,we get very little if anything, but grief if we try and improve or bring new business in. Existing businesses are closing,and those of us wanting to sell cannot, because of way too many restrictive bylaws,which scare prospective buyers away,” commented Karl Schorb of the recently relocated Branding Iron Bar and Grill. He cited inflexible parking bylaws as the main reason for a prospective business to back out of a deal to acquire Keremeos Variety recently, and he wonders why the village can’t be more flexible in times like these, when parking isn’t an issue currently in the downtown core. Across the street, at Canadian Chopper Daryl Letkeman and Sandy Taylor were upset when they received a 25 per cent increase in their municipal tax bill this year. “We’re assessed on three lots,” Sandy said, “but there is only one business
here.” ness taxes are higher than they should Taylor was also displeased at last be, and while he feels local government year’s council decision to allow $250 doesn’t necessarily work to discourage of taxpayers money to be spent on business,they don’t actively encourage a farewell gift for parting CAO Joni it, either. Heinrich. “Our taxes are high compared to the “Losing Keremeos Variety is a big services we get,” MacDonald continued, blow,” Taylor said, “it has been such a “I see main street as having a different stable buisness on Seventh Avenue for situation than me - tax incentives to such a long time. make main street viable, even if I don’t The village needs something besides get anything - to me, the downtown area fruit stands to stop tourists. Our restau- has to be viable - keep the plywood off rants are good - that’s not an issue.” the windows and put something in the Taylor said she would be interested in stores.” discussing a theme for downtown. Shannon Forner of Valu Plus Foods Next door at Napa Auto Parts, owner also worries about the imminent closure Aaron Beauchamp indicated that local of the Variety Store and its implications bylaws did not seem to be affecting his on business activity in Keremeos. business negatively. “Do I have concerns? Yes, “Losing Keremeos Vabig ones,” she said. riety is a big loss for the “Do I have answers? downtown,” Beauchamp No.” When we lose a admitted. He felt that in Forner notes that most business like the order to be successful in of Main Street business Variety Store, and business in Keremeos, one is made up of renters, so residents can’t needed to have cash in tax incentives may not even get clothing hand, and provide goods help. She sees an issue in town, it just and services not already with older businesses that provides another reason to go someavailable. close, because any new where else “You can’t survive dubusiness starting up may plicating existing business,” be subject to a number he stated, “and you can’t afof new bylaws that didn’t ford to carry big debt.” apply to the previous busiBeauchamp felt that a business that ness - an example being the number of provided family needs would be suc- parking spaces now required by downcessful. town businesses, who pay a fee in lieu of “There needs to be cooperation not being able to provide enough. amongst existing businesses to ensure “Business taxes are high - ridicuthat we don’t all carry the same thing,” lously high,” she said, echoing a theme he said, adding his observation that the amongst downtown business owners. “downtown hasn’t really changed that “My residential assessment went much in 30 years.” down this year, but business taxes went Off the main street, Jake MacDonald way up. How does that figure?” she of Keremeos Building Supplies sees a added. move to disincorporate as a step back“I think council needs to address bywards. laws if business is being stifled because “I’d sell and move on,” he said, of them,” Forner said. should the village deliberately drop its “When we lose a business like the Vastatus. riety Store, and residents can’t even get “Do they think that local politics is clothing in town, it just provides another the reason the Variety Store shut down?” reason to go somewhere else - and do all he asked. of their shopping there,” she said. “People spend their working lives Forner also recognizes the difficulty building a business that nowadays no prospective business people have in one can afford to buy out - no one has acquiring bank loans. the money to come in and continue, so “It’s very difficult to set up a business shutting down is the only option when these days,” she said, “Banks are very you are ready to retire.” close minded about lending money to MacDonald agrees that village busi- start a business in Keremeos.”
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news Sia enjoys an afternoon at the Memorial Park playground on August 31. This week Sia will be heading to playschool along with her cousin Cassius and sister Naren, who will be heading to Kindergarten.
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Campfires now permitted within Kamloops Fire Centre Campfire ban rescinded for South Okanagan, Similkameen and RDOS By Steve Arstad email@example.com Effective at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 29, the current campfire ban in the Vernon and Penticton fire zones were rescinded due to a decreased risk of wildfires. Campfires will now be permitted throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre. The public is reminded that campfires cannot be larger than a half-metre high by a half-metre wide. Anyone who lights a campfire must have a hand tool (such as a shovel) or at least eight litres of water available nearby to fully extinguish it. Never leave a campfire unattended and make sure the ashes are completely cold to the touch before leaving the area. All other types of open burning remain prohibited within the Kamloops Fire Centre. This includes: · The burning of any material larger than a half-metre high by a half-metre wide. · The burning of stubble or grass. · Using fireworks or burning barrels of any size or description.
Anyone found in violation of an open fire prohibition may be issued a ticket for up to $345. Anyone who causes a wildfire through arson or recklessness may be fined up to $1 million, spend up to three years in prison and be held accountable for associated firefighting costs. The open fire prohibition covers all BC Parks, Crown and private lands, but does not apply within the boundaries of local governments that have forest fire prevention bylaws and are serviced by a fire department. Please check with local governments for any other restrictions before lighting a fire. The open fire prohibition will remain in place until the public is notified that it has been rescinded. For the latest information on current wildfire activity, burning restrictions, road closures and air quality advisories, go to: http://bcwildfire.ca The Regional District Okanagan Similkameen has also issued a notice of change in the fire danger rating within the region. The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is rescinding the temporary fire ban issued on August 17, 2012. Effective noon on Wednesday, August 29, the temporary fire ban was rescinded for all areas of the RDOS.
The Board of Education of School District No. 53 (Okanagan Similkameen) invites the public to our learning forum on September 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm in the Similkameen Elementary Secondary School library (830 2nd Avenue). The focus of this forum will be the BC Education Plan. As well, the school principal will outline some of the exciting innovative projects happening in the school. Please join us for an informative evening!
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With harvest underway, it’s salsa season in the Similkameen
By Simone Jennings Interior Health For me a fresh tomato off the vine is one of the best parts of summer. This time of year tomatoes are in abundance, and one of my favourite ways to use them is in salsa. Salsa made with fresh, locally grown ingredients is so much tastier than the store bought variety and it can be a nutritious snack. Tomatoes are low in sugar and calories and are a good source of vitamin C, potassium and fibre. They are also a great source of the antioxidant called lycopene,
which is thought to help prevent prostate cancer. Lycopene is more readily absorbed from cooked tomatoes so cooking and canning salsa is a good way to preserve tomatoes for the winter months. The one nutrition downfall to salsa is that it can be high in sodium, but if you’re making your own you can control the amount of salt you use. Fresh herbs and spicy peppers provide so much flavour that excess salt is unnecessary. Here is a fresh salsa recipe that makes a great appetizer or can be served on fish or chicken. 2 cups fresh roma tomatoes, diced 1 red pepper, roasted and diced
1 cup black beans (optional) 1/2 cup red onion, diced 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped 2 limes, juiced ½-1 jalapeño, seeds removed (use jalapenos as per your heat preference) 1 tsp cumin Salt to taste Roast the red pepper by placing under the broiler. Allow the skin to blacken and crack, using tongs to turn frequently. You want to blacken the skin but not burn the flesh. When the pepper is black on all sides remove from the oven and place in a paper bag or a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Allow the pepper to sit for at least five minutes before peeling off the black-
ened skin and removing the core and seeds. Chop the cooled pepper and the rest of the ingredients and combine with cumin and salt to your taste. Don’t feel like making salsa but need a quick way to use up extra tomatoes? You can try roasting them with garlic, onions, and a little salt and pepper. Small tomatoes such as cherry or grape can be roasted whole. Larger tomatoes can be halved or quartered. Place washed tomatoes on a baking sheet covered with tin foil, drizzle with olive oil and roast at 450˚ F for twenty to forty minutes, until the tomato skins have popped and are browning. Serve as is with fresh herbs on pasta or put in the blender and puree into a sauce
Two Calgary men lose vehicle to an IRP during Ironman triathlon By Steve Arstad firstname.lastname@example.org Police report that Cawston man Michael Prentice, who was reported missing last week, has been located in Vernon. Keremeos RCMP called a halt to the search on Sep-
tember 4 after locating the 35 year old. An Ironman participant had his race ended prematurely on August 26 after being struck by a car near Cawston. The male suffered undisclosed injuries in the incident, and was transported to hospital in Penticton.
Two Calgary men on a journey to Vancouver had their trip cut short near Cawston after being given an Immediate Roadside Prohibition (IRP) for impaired driving. Their car was impounded for thirty days and both men were forced to return to Calgary on the bus.
BC food producers welcome $2-million “buy local” campaign Robert Boelens, Communications, Ministry of Agriculture The B.C. government is investing $2 million to help B.C. farmers and food processors promote local foods, Agriculture Minister Don McRae announced August 30. The funding will allow local businesses and organizations to launch or expand their own marketing campaigns, so different sectors of B.C.’s diverse food industry can use customized promotions specific to their market and needs. It is anticipated the funding will be particularly helpful to small-scale producers and businesses looking to promote their products. Businesses and organizations will be able to apply for matching funding from the provincial government for projects that promote local foods. Projects could include in-store
promotions, social media or web campaigns, smartphone apps, traditional advertising, on - product labelling and food-tourism maps. Producers, stores, farmers markets, restaurants, processors and industry associations all will be eligible to participate. Building the local market for B.C. foods is a key commitment of government’s Agrifoods Strategy, a component of the B.C. Jobs Plan, to lead the agrifoods sector growth into a $14-billion-a-year industry by 2017.
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A StrongStart Centre is the place for you! Are you a kid under 5? Is your mom, dad, or caregiver (grandparents too!) looking for a place to have some fun, connect with other families and learn together? Beginning on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 on a drop-in basis during the school year Monday to Fridays: 8:30 am – 11:30 am x Okanagan Falls Elementary School (250) 497-5414 x Oliver Elementary School (250) 498-3468 x Osoyoos Elementary School (250) 495-7248
Monday to Fridays: 8:45 am – 11:45 am x Cawston Elementary School (250) 499-5617 It’s a busy morning of sharing stories and songs, playing with friends, studying your world, learning to count… and just plain having a good time. Our service is free and facilitated by a Licensed Early Childhood Educator. We look forward to seeing you! Come join the fun! *Sponsored by School District No. 53 (Okanagan Similkameen) and Funded by the Ministry of Education
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THE REVIEW Publisher: Mark Walker 605 7th Ave, Keremeos Box 130, Keremeos, B.C. V0X 1N0
Editorial Downtown issues need council’s attention The downtown business community in Keremeos is reeling after the announcement by Sharon Finch of Keremeos Variety that the business was selling out and closing its doors. The north side of Keremeos’ single block of retail storefront between Sixth and Seventh Streets will have a 50 per cent occupancy rate after Keremeos Variety shuts its doors. Summer activity in the main business core is active, with many tourists stopping to access the bank, liquor store, or insurance office. A downtown core containing complementary businesses would give visitors an incentive to linger for more than five or ten minutes, and with the right commercial mix, result in them dropping a few more dollars in the community. Instead, we have a decreasingly viable downtown core, where residents are less and less inclined to think locally about a purchase before climbing into the car for a shopping trip to Penticton, or another larger centre. Perhaps this is an area where the present council could step up to the plate and distinguish themselves. Village council can’t do much about the downtown situation if there is not a resolve amongst local business to develop a strategy. But they can let local business know they are listening, be ready to modify legislation that currently isn’t working, and research for any tax breaks and grant opportunities that might be available to help move main street forward. Providing a product mix that people will shop in the village for is a job for local entrepreneurs to figure out and provide. But it appears to us that the downtown core needs some leadership to move forward. Village council - who have had a relatively unproductive first year - are in an ideal position to take the initiative and provide it.
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Separating oil from manure By Tom Fletcher Black Press I was as surprised as anyone to hear about the plan by this newspaper’s owner, David Black, to begin regulatory work on an oil refinery for Kitimat. I’ll leave it to others to comment on the practicality of that plan, and whether it would make the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project more acceptable to B.C.’s government and population. Black Press news coverage, columns, letters to the editor and other reader comments are not affected by this project, and there has been a range of views expressed already. Whatever the merits of the refinery idea, it has advanced the debate over pipelines and the place of oil in our society. And that’s a good thing, because as someone with a basic knowledge of chemistry and some experience in oil refining, I have noticed a lot of ignorance about the subject. Today I’d like to address some of the main miscon-
ceptions, which have been exploited by some opponents. The first one is oil pollution in general and how it gets into the environment. A global study by the Smithsonian Institution in 1995 calculated the amount of oil making its way into oceans this way: Big tanker spills accounted for 37 million gallons a year, about five per cent of the total marine oil pollution identified. By far the largest source was oil runoff from land into drains, from oil changes, municipal and industrial wastes and other sources: 363 million gallons. Bilge cleaning and other routine ship maintenance added 137 million gallons, four times the tanker spill average. Air pollution from vehicles and industry deposited hydrocarbon particles equal to another 97 million gallons; natural seeps added 62 million gallons; offshore drilling discharges accounted for 15 million gallons. So that’s the first thing to understand. It’s not tankers
and pipelines doing most of the polluting. It’s you and me. Then there is the propaganda about greenhouse gas emissions from the oil sands crude. Actor Robert Redford is one of the highest-profile pitchmen for the false notion that “tar sands” oil generates three times the greenhouse gases as conventional oil. The facts are clear. The most widely cited source is a graph prepared by Cambridge Energy Research Associates, which shows that 75 per cent of greenhouse gases from all types of crude occur when the gasoline, jet fuel and diesel are burned by the end user. Yes, there are variations in emissions on the remaining quarter. Emissions from mined oil sands crude are slightly higher than steam extraction, which is slightly higher than conventionally drilled and pumped crude. The most greenhouse gasintensive crude used in North America is California heavy crude, which is conventionally drilled.
Burning coal produces far more greenhouse gases than oil, as University of Victoria climate scientist Andrew Weaver has calculated. Two U.S. environmental groups, including the one fronted by Redford, have lately been promoting a study that suggests oil sands crude is more corrosive to pipelines. False, says the industry, showing analysis of pipes that have carried diluted bitumen for decades. The Trans-Mountain pipeline has been carrying crude from Alberta to Burnaby and Washington state for more than 60 years. It has periodically carried heavy crude for 40 years, and diluted bitumen for 25 years. Some of that crude is refined in Washington and the gasoline and diesel barged up to supply B.C. gas stations. And of course Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii and all other B.C. islands depend on marine fuel shipments. And let’s not forget the most common heavy oil used in B.C. It’s called asphalt.
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Dispatch transition not as simple as portrayed To the Editor: “Not So seamless” Apparently the ‘seamless transition’ announced in the paper in January of this year between Penticton dispatch and Kelowna dispatch has not been quite so seamless as some people would have the public believe. Given the letters to the editors and the articles in local newspapers it seems that the current system is inadequate. One of the articles also states that the “RDOS is moving towards a major upgrade.” Last summer when the proposals were put forth by the various interested parties wouldn’t it have been prudent of the RDOS members to have thoroughly researched what each of these proposals included? Did any of the regional directors (who are elected officials representing their communities) educate themselves about the dispatch systems available before voting? It was recognized at that time that the aging radio equipment would need to be replaced .It doesn’t appear to have been in the Kelowna bid or why would the RDOS need to spend $49,000 on a study to ‘ensure the current system is up to snuff?” As stated by the deputy chief in Kelowna
the current system has experienced numerous glitches including downed computer systems due to overload, confusing directions, incorrect press dispatch reports and erroneous GPS locations to name but a few. The public is being reassured that Kelowna dispatch is continuing to correct and improve these ‘glitches’ as they arise. Now the RDOS is talking about a major radio upgrade which could cost around a million dollars. I believe the public was duped into believing that by transferring dispatch to Kelowna they would be getting a superior system. It certainly is saving money on salaries in Penticton and perhaps that was the goal all along. I think the focus has been on the wrong issues and in the long term the RDOS and Penticton will suffer because of their short sighted decision. Compared the whole situation to shopping for clothes. I doubt there are many people who would not try on an outfit before they purchase to ensure they get a proper fit so why didn’t the RDOS examine the proposals a little closer to ensure that they(and us the public) were getting the ‘right fit?’ Regards, Mary-Anne MacDonald, Summerland
Questions abound over Olalla’s continuing water issues To the Editor: Is it just me, or does anyone else agree? I’m beginning to feel like we’re living in a third world country! Here in Olalla, we have now entered the fourth week of a water contamination alert. We still need to boil our municipal water to keep from getting sick. Doesn’t that seem like a long time? Wouldn’t you think that the problem could have been solved by now? I’ve placed phone calls to the RDOS staff, and have appreciated their very prompt response to my calls, and the information they’ve provided to me. That is commendable. But even so, four weeks?
In the 21st century, in Canada, how long should it take to identify the critters in the water, and their source, and an antidote to bump them off and clear the system? This is not rocket science, is it? Interior Health is also apparently involved. Shouldn’t they know how to get on top of this? And for goodness sake, how big can Olalla’s water system be? Or could it be that we 300 rural residents are just not considered important enough to get a timely response? RDOS posters thank us for our patience. But I have a hunch that if the problem was in Penticton, or even in Keremeos, their water would be running safe and clear by now. Dwayne Woloshyn, Olalla
Resident takes dim view of community after bad morning in the village To the Editor: It’s time for the weekly larceny update here in Keremeos. On Saturday morning (August 25) I was the first customer welcomed in the Bargain Centre. I put down my shopping bag in an inconspicuous place and once I’d found a towel to buy, placed it on top of the bag and resumed browsing the shop. Minutes later, when I went to fetch my bag and towel - the towel was gone and my bag had been noticeably rifled through. Quickly I searched for my money holder in the bag and was relieved to find it, so I made my purchase (minus the
stolen towel) and proceeded to Valu Plus to purchase a bag of groceries, Next, I was the first patron welcomed in the Okanagan Regional Library. I instantly reached for my spectacles case in my shopping bag- only to find that my reading specs were sitting at the bottom of the bag and the case, still containing my distance specs had been removed at the Bargain Centre. So, I rushed back to the scene of the crime to report this to staff, then proceeded homeward feeling naseuous, knowing I can’t afford the approximately $175 to replace my specs. At home, I reminded myself to put the groceries in
the fridge - when I suddenly realized I’d left the bag at the library downtown in my haste and shock to rush back to the crime scene. I walked the two kilometres back to the library, only to discover my bag of groceries had itself also diappeared from there, with staff not having had my grocery bag handed in. I have always seen Keremeos as a hellhole, only now, I recognize it as a larcenous hellhole! All that remains for me is to walk to the village’s edge, shake the Keremeos dust and dirt from my soles and sail into the sunset - hopefully never to return. Réal Saint Laurent, Keremeos
CTF petition is available for signatures in Keremeos To the Editor: Do you think Members of Parliament pensions are too rich? Did you know that for every dollar MPs contribute to their pensions, the taxpayers contribute $24? Shouldn’t it be 50/50? If you agree, then make your voice heard. Sign the Canadian Taxpayers Federation peti-
tion for MP Pension Reform at the K Café in Keremeos. With a sufficient taxpayer push, Prime Minister Stephen Harper will have to address pension reform for Members of Parliament this fall. Sincerely, Paul McCavour and Julie Turner, Osoyoos
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SEWER SERVICE - ANNUAL FEE Invoices for those households that are on the Village Sewer System have been mailed out. If you have not yet received your invoice please contact the Village Office at 250-499-2711. The 2012 rate is $235 and the due date for payment is September 30th, 2012. Please note that a 10% penalty will be charged on any unpaid balance. Any questions can be directed to Rob Hager, CFO at 250-499-2711 or email@example.com Payment methods: Cheque, interac or cash. We cannot accept credit cards.
LOWER LEVEL OF VICTORY HALL AVAILABLE FOR RENT The Village of Keremeos is requesting proposals for rental of the lower level of Victory Hall located at 427 7th Avenue. The space available is a total of approximately 3000 sq. ft. and is handicap accessible. For further details or to make arrangements for viewing of the premises please contact Wendy Curr, Village Clerk at 250-499-2711.
NOTICE OF TAX SALE Pursuant to the provisions of Section 405 of the Local Government Act, notice is hereby given that the following properties will be offered for sale by public auction, unless outstanding taxes are paid prior to the Tax Sale (payments made after the date of this advertisement must be made in guaranteed funds): 1.
825 - 6th Avenue PID 007-842-554 Parcel Z, Blk 73, Plan 300, DL 174, SDYD
719 - 9th Avenue PID 026-546-922 Lot 1, Plan KAS2952, DL 174, SDYD Portion of Phase 1, Together with an interest in the common property in proportion to the unit entitlement of the strata lot as shown on Form V.
217 - 12th Avenue PID 012-391-204 Blk 127, Plan 300, DL 174, SDYD
826 - 3rd Avenue PID 005-515-513 Lot 11, Plan 25412, DL 749, SDYD
The Tax Sale will be held in the Council Chambers, Municipal Office, 702 - 4th Street, Keremeos, B.C., at 10:00 A.M., Monday, September 24th, 2012. A purchaser at the Tax Sale must pay in cash or by certified cheque. The property may be redeemed by the owner within one year and, if so, the purchase price will be refunded. Please note that, after expiry of the one year redemption period, the purchaser will be required to pay the 1% Property Purchase Tax on fair market value of any property purchased. Rob Hager Chief Financial Officer
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Agricultural Land Commission seeks to improve policy implementation By Steve Arstad news@keremeosreview. com Members of the Union of BC Municipalities recently received a member release from the Agricultural Land Commission in late August to update municipalities with rePhoto by Steve Arstad spect to changes being implemented by the ALC in order to better achieve ALC hopes to become proactive with respect to land preservation and its mandate. encouraging farming. The Agricultural Land to farm and ranch communities. Commission is imple5. An ALC that is able to respond to and enforce menting changes to its operations in response to two reviews that were undertaken. Both of these reviews against improper use of ALR land. Ensuring that ALR lands are being used properly indicated that theALC needed to implement measures to better protect farmland and to generate more rev- will maintain a high quality land base for farming and enue. The purpose of the new measures is to give the reduce the potential for lands to be degraded to the ALC the ability to review Agricultural Land Reserve extent that they can no longer be used for agricultural (ALR) boundaries to ensure the land is suitable for production. The ALC must continue to strive to build farming; to implement a proactive planning model partnerships with other government agencies and local with local government; and to ensure enforcement/ governments to assist in compliance and enforcement related matters. compliance measures. 6. An ALC that moves away from being reacIn the member release, ALC Chair Richard Bullock noted that serious challenges existed with tive and focused on applications towards becoming respect to preserving B.C.’s limited agricultural base, a proactive planning organization. This shift would even though public support for farmland preservation allow the ALC to proactively seek opportunities to remains as high as it was when the ALR was first improve agricultural land preservation and utilization, encourage farming, and focus on emerging and implemented 40 years ago. Nine recommendations were presented following strategic issues. 7. An ALC that has up-to-date technology. To use the Auditor General’s 2010 report that examined the technology to integrate mapping (spatial) information ALC. After consideration of the nine recommendations, with the ALC’s database for research, planning, ALR the ALR recently made public their plans to better boundary assessments and business reporting. To seek partnerships with other provincial ministries and achieve their mandate in the future. 1. An ALR that has defensible boundaries. The agencies to share data to further enhance the ALC’s boundaries of the ALR, and any decisions to change technical capacity for research, planning,ALR boundthe boundaries, should be based upon a consistent ary assessments and business reporting. It was also noted in the release thatALC’s resources method of evaluating scientific and technical information. The boundaries should be defensible in order to were increasingly being consumed by applications discourage speculation and the proliferation of non- - between 500 and 700 annually - also making the farm uses and subdivisions that erode the agricultural observation that “a significant number of applications land base and drive up agricultural land prices. Com- are nothing more than an attempt to gain a financial munities should be encouraged to adopt compact and benefit from non-agricultural uses, or from removing efficient development patterns that minimize pressure land from the ALR. Land speculation remains high after 40 years,” the on the ALR boundary. 2. An ALR that places agriculture first. The use of release stated. The ALC also confirmed a desire to communicate lands for agriculture should take priority over all other uses within theALR.Although theALR permits many early and often with local governments to educate and non-farm uses and may protect other public values brief local officials on ALC functions. Further development of ALC policy was also seen that occur within it, it is first and foremost a working agricultural landscape. The ALC must have adequate as a priority. In streamlining the application process, the ALC resources to advocate for farmers, ranchers and the would like to see 30 per cent of budget resources go agricultural industry to encourage farming. 3. An ALC that places priority considerations on towards application processing, as opposed to the presbona fide farmers and ranchers, and issues that may ent 80 per cent. Since 1975 the ALC has considered impact, positively or negatively, bona fide farmers 40,000 applications. One of the ways the ALC plans to streamline the and ranchers. (This requires) flexible, risk-based approach to reviewing and deciding upon proposals that application process will be to have the onus for comare intended to support and enhance bona fide farms plete application information rest with the applicant. ALC staff will no longer assist in completing a ALR and ranches. 4. An ALC that builds strong alliances with farm application. Other initiatives will include education and ranch groups and other organizations to identify of local governments with respect to improperly and cooperatively address emerging issues that may prepared applications and improving the decision impact, positively or negatively, bona fide farmers or making process of commissioners. The ALC also ranchers. Through regular communication and consul- plans to refuse repeat applications for non farm use, tation, the ALC will be better positioned to participate subdivision or exclusion made within five years of a at an early stage in dialogue on issues of importance previous application.
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The Wind-up party for the Summer Reading Club was held at the Keremeos library on Aug 31. All members who completed their reading records received a certificate and a medal, sponsored by the BC Library Association in conjunction with the Royal Bank of Canada. Summer Reading Club encourages students to keep up their reading skills over the summer. The club had over 80 members this year, and programs were very well attended. A Keremeos firefighter prepares to approach this motorhome, which was fully involved on the department’s arrival. The owner was only able to save a few possessions, including his two dogs. The fire started in the dashboard / motor compartment area and does not appear to be suspicious. There were 12 fire department members on scene. Total time the department was on scene was two hours, including cleanup.
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Brigade trails to wine trails The Okanagan Brigade Society ended its down valley canoe trip on August 31, arriving in Okanagan Falls (below, left) prior to their arrival at their final destination at Christie Memorial Park beach in Okanagan Falls, where they are greeted by local politicos and members of the public (below, right). Above, spirited canoeists arrive at the beach in Okanagan Falls.
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Neil Armstrong immortalized by his footprints on the moon
n August 25, Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the Moon, died. This sad event has triggered those of us lucky to live through the heady years of the “Space Race” to relive it all over again. The culmination of that period came on July 20, 1969. That is when two men, Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin and Neil Armstrong, landed on the Moon’s surface. The hatch of the lander was too small for both men to exit together, so Neil Armstrong came out first, and became
the first man to set foot on the surface of another world. People all over the world watched those rather poor video images of the space-suited astronaut climbing down the ladder and stepping onto the Moon. Under the circumstances it was not surprising that he slightly muffed his epic lines, when he said “One small step for (a) man. One giant leap for Mankind”. What became known as the “Space Race” was driven by politics, military one-up-manship and last but by no means least, our curiosity about the universe beyond the Earth and our desire to explore it. This “Outward Urge” is a key part of us. None of this could have happened without the path being prepared by the pio-
neers in rocket development. However, the space race really got moving on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union put Sputnik, the first artificial satellite, into orbit around the Earth. Thereafter, it seemed that every month saw another satellite being launched. They are intended to study the Earth and its space environment, to provide better worldwide communications and many other things. Canada got into the game with Alouette; a satellite designed to study the ionosphere. These days, satellites are essential parts of our lives. When President Kennedy announced in 1961 that the U.S.A. intended to put a man on the Moon, the technology to do so did not exist, and it was not clear what would be the best way to do it. The result was a long
period of experimentation, which included the Mercury and Gemini manned space programmes, and then Project Apollo. During trials on the ground, three astronauts, Virgil (Gus) Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee, died in a fire. There were then trials in Earth orbit, and during Christmas, 1968, Apollo 8 carried Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders safely round the Moon. In addition to the dramatic pictures they sent back of the craters and mountains of the lunar surface rolling past, the astronauts sent back a Christmas message, which included verses from Genesis. This was a very exciting couple of decades to live through. No matter what memorial we set up for Neil Armstrong here on Earth, his
real memorial is on the Moon, where, on a world without weather and running water, his footprints may last for millions of years. They are a more permanent memorial than most of us can ever hope to have. That is, unless another astronaut decides to step in his footprints. However, we will need to go back to the Moon for that to happen, and no doubt Neil would be entirely in favour of that. We need to go back. Mars and Saturn are low in the Southwest after dark. Saturn is close to the star Spica. Jupiter rises after midnight at Venus around 3am. The Moon will reach last quarter on the 8th. Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astro-physical Observatory, Penticton.
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health this summer, pl ay it safe with arnic a! part I When cycling, inline skating or enjoying other sports on wheels make sure the whole family wears a helmet and protective gear. Always follow the rules of the road, make sure to wear bright and reflective clothing, and assume motorists don’t see you. And before doing any kind of exercise, to avoid damaging your muscles, always make sure to warm up and stretch: the next day, you’ll be glad you did! We all know that self-propelled sports carry their own share of risk and injuries. Kids get bumps and bruises, and older people who are still kids at heart can trip and get hurt too. For everyone’s bumps and bruises, sprains and strains, there’s Absolüt Arnica! Although arnica has been used as a medicinal plant since the 16th century, we now know that only homeopathic dilutions are safe for oral use. And while arnica has been both taken internally and used externally, its use as an external treatment continues to grow. Applied externally, its analgesic and healing properties have made it a very popular remedy for easing the pain and swelling of bruises. Nowadays, we also know that when delivered in the form of a gel, this amazing herb relieves pain caused by arthritis and sprains, as well as sore muscles. Arnica gel is recommended for:
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Arnica (Arnica montana) is a small plant with bright yellow flowers that grows in grassy lowland and mountain meadows (hence the name montana) in many parts of Europe. However, due to over-harvesting, the plant has become increasingly difficult to find in the wild. To ensure a sustainable supply of this unique medicinal herb, A.Vogel cultivates its own organic arnica. A.Vogel’s Absolüt Arnica Gel is a herbal preparation rather than a homeopathic one. It is highly concentrated and contains 25% arnica tincture-10% to 15% more than other products on the market. This column and articles are provided by OK In Health. Come visit HYPERLINK “http://www.OKinHealth.com” www.OKinHealth.com Your on-line community events and wellness magazineGet Connected! Sign up for your FREE monthly OK In Health’s E-Magazine. OK In Health - Your Wellness Community at Your Finger-Tips!
OVARIAN CANCER The most serious of all female cancers is ovarian cancer. Over 2600 Canadian women are diagnosed every year and 1750 succumb to this disease. There is no screening test to detect this cancer but when found early and treated, the survival rate is 90%. If you have any abdominal symptoms that last for more than three weeks, see your doctor. VACCINES SAVE LIVES Many people tend to take vaccines for granted but they do save lives. The number of children saved from dying of measles during the past decade was over 9,500,000 worldwide. This represents a 74% drop in measles deaths. PROBIOTICS “FRIENDLY” BACTERIA Probiotics are “friendly” bacteria found in food products like yogurt and also available in capsules. Diarrhea is a side effect of many regular antibiotics. By taking probiotic supplements during antibiotic therapy, diarrhea can often be prevented. It is best to take the probiotic dose 2-4 hours after the antibiotic dose. HEAD LICE - WHAT WORKS NOW? Head lice often become a problem in children at this time of year. Some of the older lice treatments are not as effective anymore. Our pharmacists can advise you about those products. Our pharmacists are not only dispensers of medications but dispensers of information. We are always ready to help you with your questions about medications and health.
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HOME PLAN OF THE WEEK PLAN NUMBER 7-3-929
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GREAT FAMILY TWO-STOREY HOME Designed for today’s busy family, this handsome two-storey home features a large second-floor games room that could double as a fitness studio. At the home’s heart is the open-plan great room, which flows into the kitchen and includes a nook for casual meals. Separated from the kitchen by an island with a raised eating bar, the great room features a corner fireplace. The kitchen’s U-shaped counter configuration promises efficiency, and a pantry will provide welcome storage space. Natural light will flood into the kitchen’s workspace, thanks to corner windows above the sink The nook, with access to a generous covered porch, boasts a bay window.
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WIDTH - 49'- 0" (14.9M) DEPTH - 58'- 6" (17.8M)
Another room, accessible from the spacious foyer, has a bay window with a window seat. This room could function as a formal dining room or a den. Adjacent is a U-shaped flight of stairs leading to the second floor and to the unfinished basement included in the plans. With a bay window overlooking the back garden, the master suite includes a touch of luxury in the form of a built-in entertainment unit set over a fireplace, as well as a walkin closet. The en suite contains a double basin, as well as a soaker tub and shower stall.
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The laundry room, with access to the double garage, can serve double duty as a mud room. The coat closet is nearby, along with a linen closet.
Upstairs, along with a games room, two more bedrooms share a bathroom with a double sink. One of these bedrooms features a bay window and window seat, as well as its own walk-in closet. The home’s exterior features an L-shaped covered veranda at the front, Tudor-style detailing at the gables, wood shingles and vertical siding. Partially-mullioned windows and river-rock accents add to its charm. The home measures 49 feet wide and 58 feet, six inches deep, with 2,537 square feet of living space, and includes an unfinished basement. Plans for design 7-3-929 are available for $812 (set of 5), $914 (set of 8) and $977 for a super set of 10. Also add $30.00 for Priority charges within B.C. or $55.00 outside of B.C. Please add 12% H.S.T., 13% H.S.T. Or 5% G.S.T (where applicable) to both the plan price and Priority charges. Our 44TH Edition of the Home Plan Catalogue containing over 300 plans is available for $13.50 (includes taxes, postage and handling). Make all cheques and money orders payable to “Home Plan of the Week” and mail to: HOME PLAN OF THE WEEK c/o...(name of newspaper) Unit 7, 15243 91 Avenue Surrey, B.C. V3R 8P8 OR SEE OUR WEB PAGE ORDER FORM ON: www.jenish.com AND E-MAIL YOUR ORDER TO: homeplans@ jenish.com See us for Friendly, Personalized Service! · Hardware · Building Materials · Plumbing · Electrical · Irrigation · Cabinets · Windows · Doors · Paint & Stain · Tool Rentals Our knowledgeable staff can help!
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Hedley’s huglebeet project continues to see great volunteer effort Contributed by Area “G” Director Angelique Wood The Huglebeet was successful last week, with seven folks contributing to the build and one young audience member and the dog she was babysitting... Special guest included Michael Day, son of Bill Day, who works for Whistler and whose job includes the “greening” of the resort. We are very lucky in Hedley to have had the additional help, thanks for that. Mike Hayes was in charge and did a great job. Mike pointed out at our last “build” that we needed to focus on the back of the hugelbeet, so his suggestion was heeded and he was the one to make it happen. When hugelbuilders arrived two weeks ago, they found the sprinkler which Lynn Wells has lent us was wetting down the pile, a strategy suggested by Russ at the last build. He had observed that the large-scale wetting down by the fire department disrupts the pile,
and he felt we could accomplish the same thing with a sprinkler left on for longer periods. Voila! Bill Day donated a length of hose which can be added to the two which Angelique had already donated. Bill Day, Michael Day, Andy English, Cherie Rupprecht, Russ Stoney, Lynn Wells and their granddaughter Mikaela Day and Toby stopped by to visit. Last week’s work marked the day on which all material in the “sort area” was placed on the Hugelbeet and we have a clean area. Thank you all who worked so hard. Unfortunately, Russ pulled his back out, which is going to mean that his house painting project is going to suffer. This is too bad. Cherie took lots of photos of the group’s progress, (the one on the right included). Go team! This work is an awesome example of how a number of people working together can create something much bigger than themselves. Great work. Apologies to those who worked so hard last week, I, Angelique am in Little Shuswap, about an hour northeast of Kamloops at a Strategic Planning session for the Southern Interior Local Gov-
ernment Association. This group works hard to bring the issues which matter to our local, rural areas to the forefront of attention of the decision makers in Victoria by acting as a unified voice for its membership. Plans are coming together for a Hugelcelebration which will include food, an educational session, and a painting party/ art activity for kids this October. We’ll keep you posted.
Parking bylaw implicated as anti-business By Steve Arstad email@example.com There are a few Keremeos business people who feel the village’s present parking bylaw needs to be reviewed. They claim that it is an unnecessary expense at this time for village businesses, as parking in the village is currently not an issue. Following is an excerpt from Keremeos’ Off Street Parking and Loading bylaw outlining parking requirements by business in the village, as well as fees payable in lieu of being able to provide the necessary parking space. 5.1 OFF-STREET PARKING Subject to the provisions of Section 5.2, when any development takes place on any lot, off-street parking shall be provided and maintained in accordance with the regulations contained in Section 5. The minimum number of off-street parking spaces for motor vehicles required for any use shall be calculated according to Table 5.1. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) regulations may apply for all sites that have direct access to a provincial highway. It is the responsibility of the developer to ensure that all MOTI requirements are met. 5.2 EXISTING BUILDINGS, STRUCTURES AND USES The regulations contained in this section shall not apply to buildings, structures or uses existing on the effective date of this Bylaw, except that off-street parking shall be provided and maintained in accordance with this section for any addition to such existing building or structure, or any change or additions to such existing use; 5.4 UNITS OF MEASUREMENT .1 Where gross floor area is used as a unit of measurement for the calculation of required parking spaces, it shall include the gross floor area of accessory buildings and basements, except where they are used for parking, utility or storage.
.2 Where the number of employees is used as a unit of measurement it shall mean the greatest number of persons at work, at any time of the day or night in a particular building or for a particular use during any season of the year. .3 Where seating accommodation is used as a unit of measurement, and such accommodation consists of benches, pews, booths, and the like, each 0.75 m of width of such seating accommodation shall be counted as one seat. .4 When the calculation of parking requirements results in a fractional parking space, one parking space shall be provided to meet this fractional requirement. 5.7 PAYMENT IN LIEU OF PARKING .1 Any person who applies for a Building Permit to construct or extend a building or structure for a use on a lot within the C1 zone which requires parking to be provided may, at his option, instead of providing such required parking spaces, pay to the Village the sum of $5,000 (Five Thousand Dollars) for each parking space required but not provided. .2 Any person who changes a use within the Cl zone such that this bylaw requires additional parking spaces to those already provided may, at his option, instead of providing said additional parking on site, pay to the Village the sum of $5,000 (Five Thousand Dollars) for each additional parking space required but not provided. .3 Payment in lieu of parking is payable at the time when: ·1 the Building Permit is issued for the building or structure that is being put to the use that requires the parking space specified in this Bylaw, or where no Building Permit is required, the use that requires the parking space specified in this Bylaw is granted a business licence; .2 parking spaces provided in this section are not available on a reserved or dedicated basis within a municipal parking lot.
Huglebeet voumteers clean up the project area.
More retirees are getting schooled these days It’s one of the perks of being comfortably retired after years spent building a career and raising a family, you now have the luxury of making personal choices. Like heading back to school to develop new skills, reawaken a life-long dream, explore new interests or to learn just for the pure joy of it. Every education choice has a cost. That’s why your retirement plan should include the funding that will allow you to return to the classroom. Here are a few options to get you going back to school: • Expand your RRSP eligible investments You already know that a balanced, retirementfunding investment strategy should include Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) eligible investments, the best tax-deferred, retirement-savings builder for most Canadians. Consider expanding your RRSP investment strategy to provide a money source for the extra costs of your return to education. • Borrow from your RRSP Through the government’s Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP), you can withdraw up to $20,000 from your RRSP eligible investments for qualifying forms of training and education. But this is an option you don’t want to rush into because you are required to repay your LLP withdrawals within a 10-year period or they become taxable and you’ll also lose the significant tax-deferred growth those savings could have provided if left inside your RRSP for those 10 years. Repayments cannot be made after the end of the year in which you turn 71, so if you still have a balance at that time, you’ll have to pay tax on it. • Establish a TFSA Any Canadian over 18 can save up to $5,000 a year in a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) eligible account. TFSA contributions are not tax-deductible but the investment earnings are tax-sheltered and taxes are not applied to withdrawals. Could be a good way to save for your education expenses. • Establish your own RESP People of any age can benefit from the tax-deferred savings offered by a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) eligible investments although, as an older student, you will not receive the added benefit of the Canadian Education Savings Grant* and other government grants that are available only to younger plan beneficiaries. Still, you may be in a lower tax bracket when you make your withdrawals to go back to school, so the tax deferral
MANAGING Your Money may result in you paying less tax than you would if you had invested outside the RESP. If you see a real or virtual classroom in your future and would like to realize your other retirement dreams, talk to your professional advisor about the best path to a financially secure retirement. *The Canada Education Savings Grant and Canada Learning Bond (CLB) are provided by the Government of Canada. CLB eligibility depends on family income levels. Some provinces make education savings grants available to their residents. This column, written and published by Investors Group Financial Services Inc. (in Québec – a Financial Services Firm), and Investors Group Securities Inc. (in Québec, a firm in Financial Planning) presents general information only and is not a solicitation to buy or sell any investments. Contact your own advisor for specific advice about your circumstances. For more information on this topic please contact your Investors Group Consultant.
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Help Wanted An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilﬁeld road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051.
Trades, Technical 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax 780-488-3002. CERTIFIED ELECTRICIANS wanted for growing northern company. Competitive wages and beneﬁts. Safety tickets needed. Fax 250-775-6227 or email: email@example.com www.torqueindustrial.com CERTIFIED MILLWRIGHTS needed for growing northern company. Competitive wages and beneﬁts. Safety tickets necessary. Fax resume to 250-775-6227 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.torqueindustrial.com
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Cawston Cold Storage is now accepting applications for a full time Janitor. Must be bondable. Hours of work is 40+ hours per week from Tuesday to Saturday. Experience would be an asset but not necessary. Wage depends on experience. Please ﬁll out an application or fax resume to (250)499-7000.
VK MASON Local Union Underground Contractor is seeking experienced labor for remote camp job near Kitimat. Looking to hire immediately!
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QUALITY CONTROL Person experienced with Piping and Structural Welding needed for a growing northern company. Competitive wages & beneﬁts. Please email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax 250-775-6227 or apply online: www.torqueindustrial.com
Forestry Hooktender/Spotter Required. Prefer experience but willing to train. Must be physically ﬁt, able to work all weather conditions. Fax:250-503-1148 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 resumes to: 780-725-4430
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• Heavy Duty Mechanics • Automotive Mechanics or • Millwrights (engine exp. an asset) The successful candidate will be operating a service vehicle in Fox Creek, Northern Alberta. Must be willing to work overtime. Exp. in natural gas compression is an asset. The successful candidate is not required to reside in Fox Creek, shift work negotiable. We Offer Top Competitive Wages, Beneﬁt Plan & Performance Bonuses. E-mail resume to: jobs@ advantage-engine.ca or fax to: (1)780-622-4409
Volunteers The British Columbia Press Council is seeking three persons to serve as public directors on its 11-member Board of Directors. Public Directors serve two-year terms and are eligible to serve four terms. A nominal per diem is paid for meetings. Candidates should have a record of community involvement and an interest in print and online media issues. Applications together with names of two references and telephone numbers should be submitted by Sept. 30, 2012, to: The B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R 2R2. See www.bcpresscouncil.org for information about the Press Council.
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Garage Sales Something for everyone. Sept. 8th, 9 am to 4 pm. 2142 & 2124 Ritchie Drive, Cawston. See you all there! Yard Sale: 701 12th Avenue, September 8, 8:00 am.
WATER MAINTENANCE OPERATOR The Keremeos Irrigation District has an opening for a permanent part time Maintenance operator. The hours will be a minimum of 20 per week or more as may be required from time to time. Regular hours will include some weekend and vacation relief as necessary. QualiÀcations/ Requirements: ·Valid Class 5 driver’s license ·Mechanical Aptitude ·Able to Work unsupervised ·Self-motivated ·Knowledge of water systems operations would be an asset ·Be able to work more hours as may be required ·Be courteous and able to deal with customers and other people in a reasonable manner ·Reliable transportation Rate of pay will be based on qualiÀcations and experience. Please submit your Resume by September 10th, 2012 to: Keremeos Irrigation District 712-6th Avenue P.O. Box 220 Keremeos B.C. V0X-1N0 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Attention: District Manager
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Farms 6.1 Acre Organic Orchard, 1 acre newly planted apples (Pink Lady & Sunrise), 1 acre planted peaches, 4 acres Red Delicious. 3 bdrm house, 1 bath. $625,000. 250-499-6010 or 250-499-9500.
Mobile Homes & Parks RETIRE IN Beautiful Southern BC, Brand New Park. Affordable Housing. COPPER RIDGE. Manufactured Home Park, New Home Sales. Keremeos, BC. Ask us about our Free Rent option! Please cal 250-462-7055. www.copperridge.ca
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Rentals Homes for Rent 2 bdrm 1/2 duplex w/carport on Upper Bench. Small fenced yard & fantastic river view. Avail. Sept. 15th or Oct. 1st. Ref. req’d and small pet negotiable. $800/month. Call 604287-5519 before 8 pm. CAWSTON - 2 bdrm, 1.5 bath avail., October 1st, private fenced yard, F/S, W/D, $850 plus utilities. Small pets negotiable. Phone 250-506-0009 or 250-506-2475. DOWNTOWN KEREMEOS, 2 bedroom, Family Room, W/D/F/S, Dishwasher, hardwood ﬂoors. Non Smoking. Underground irrigation, covered patio and paved parking. $850/month. Utilities not included. Available September 1st, References required. 250499-5992 KEREMEOS - 2 Bdrm for rent. Available Sept 1/12. F/S, W/D. Fenced yard. $675 a month plus utilities. Small pets negotiable. 250-490-5846 KEREMEOS - 3-4 bdrm, patio, attached garage, unﬁnished basement, N/P, N/S. F/S, W/D $850/month (250)498-2887.
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6193 HWY 3, KEREMEOS $260,000 * Almost an acre! 3 bed, 2 bath home * Similkameen Riverfront!. MLS® #26 - 1514 HWY 3A, OLALLA $59,000 * 2 bdrm home, deck & carport. *Private, tucked away, wood stove, cozy! MLS®
721 11TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $149,900 * Open, updated, 3 bedrooms * great deck & outbuilding! MLS® 421 10TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $270,000 * 1,400 sq foot 3bdrm home * Shop with heat & power, alley access MLS®
#12 - 1518 HWY 3A, OLALLA $179,900 * Country Setting, newer home in adult park! * 3 bed, 2 bath, gorgeous! Wow! MLS®
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @rlptuesday 2641 9TH STREET, OLALLA $119,000 * On your own land! * very clean, all updated 2 bdrm home. MLS®
2151 MAIN ST., CAWSTON $189,000 * cute rental suite upstairs * high ceilings, large rooms, old charm! MLS®
422 10TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $159,000 * full basement w/ kitchen * private back yard! MLS® 2488 UPPER BENCH ROAD, KEREMEOS $384,000 * 2.5 acres certified organic apple orchard * 1,500sqft home w/garage. MLS®
Keremeos’ only Realtors born & raised in the area! 2900 RIVER ROAD, KEREMEOS $549,000
178 ASHNOLA ROAD, KEREMEOS $430,000 * 5.3 acres, 60x120 cover-all arena * 2 bed, 2 bath home. MLS®
* 2,500 Sqft 3 bed, 3 bath & dbl garage & shop * just over 2 acres on the river. MLS®
2640 10TH ST., OLALLA $110,000 * 2 bed, 2 bath home, private, very well maintained * hardwood, new windows, garden shed. MLS®
29955 HWY 3, CAWSTON $949,000 * 74 acres with southern exposure * flat virgin farm land. MLS®
#3 - 605 9TH STREET, KEREMEOS $215,000 * 3 bedroom, 2 bath & garage * No Steps! Low Strata fees! MLS®
3491 HWY 3, KEREMEOS $289,000 * Over an acre Riverfront! * Set up with 10 RV pads. MLS®
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$399,000 * almost 5 acres, large house * fruit trees, open field, & seasonal creek in the back! MLS®
1872 BARCELO RD, CAWSTON $1,150,000 * 10 ac. best benchland * Organic orchard, great house! MLS®
727 & 729 7TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $75,000 60x120 zoned commercial/multi family. MLS® 312 9TH AVE., KEREMEOS $84,000 52x120 Residential building lot, downtown. 723 & 725 7TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $75,000 MLS® 305 2ND AVENUE, KEREMEOS $98,000 NO HST 59X119 no time limit to build! 60x120 zoned commercial/multi family. MLS® LOT 5 COULTHARD RD., CAWSTON $197,000 MLS® ASHNOLA ROAD, KEREMEOS $275,000 156 acres along the Ashnola River! MLS® 4 acre bare lot! MLS®
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#606 – 10th Avenue, Keremeos - Two bedroom/ 2 bath raised rancher in immaculate condition - only 8 years old. Large rear sundeck; fenced back yard for your canine pal, workshop/garden shed too. Great location; shopping & access to walking path nearby. Easy to view, quick possession. $255,000 MLS® #138238
#422 – 3rd Avenue, Keremeos - Half duplex on the Sunny Bench. 4 bdrms + 2 1/2 baths total 1970 s/f. Large family/games room, 12 x 20 storage area with access to backyard. Large fenced back yard; also 8 x 12 garden shed. Single garage. $229,000 MLS®#137712
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Unique, peaceful 4.77 acre property that has an Osprey family. 6yr old 2 story home with energy efficient geothermal heating, roomy kitchen w/island & cherry wood cabinets, 4 bdrms, 3 baths, garage etc. Dupl. Listing #133477 & #133476 $449,900 mls®
On Keremeos By-pass Rd. 21.3 acres of vines are in #1 Viticulture area. Vineyard is 5 yrs old with several varieties. Planted completely from scratch in 2007 with new well, power system, irrigation system. $1,999,000 mls®
Well maintained open plan Mobile by the river. Private pad, Arizona landscaping, awesome valley & mountain views. Two good sized bdrms, bath has a soaker tub. Conservatory has sliding doors to home & huge covered deck & hot tub. $171,500 CALL GAIL mls®
On a bench overlooking town. 114 acres of orchard & vines. The KID water supplies drip lines with u/g mainline. Property has 2 wind machines, full line of machinery, workshop, 4 condo style workers accomodations, 3000 sq ft home. Appt. to view. $3,899,999 mls®
* Excluding Licenses #1966 Hwy 3, Cawston - Valley central. Double-wide mobile home set away from highway. Small orchard at front. Ground crop section, rear be cross-fenced for horses, additional orchard or greenhouses. Older mobile with all the comforts. The possibilities are endless! $389,500 MLS® #138414
#1425 Main Street S., Olalla - Two garages, green house, potting shed, fenced yard. 1330 s/f rancher with sunroom & covered back deck. Numerous fruit & shade trees; fenced yard, double lot. Excellent retirement property! $207,000 MLS® #137976
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#124 K-Mountain MHP, Keremeos - Well maintained unit - 3 yr old roof, re-certified electrical August 2012. Very popular floor plan – 2 bed/ 2 full baths. Huge covered deck. Large yard with grapes, berries, peach & plum trees. Workshop has an insulated cool room. Carport, extra pad parking & RV dump! 55+ park, small dog OK, pad rent $372/mo. $89,900 MLS®#139283
#803A – 9th Avenue, Keremeos - Value here in this 1/2 duplex on corner lot. Garage, sideyard, rear deck, garden shed, fully fenced back yard. New roof last year. Walk to shopping & services. Great little starter home at this price. Immediate possession possible. $169,000 MLS® #137533
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Well looked after moduline on 68x124 lot close to main street. Open floor plan w/good sized master w/soaker tub in ensuite. New kitchen cabinet doors & kitchen flooring. There is a sunroom for the gardener or artist. $239,000 exc
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September 06, 2012 edition of the Keremeos Review