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Shuswap Your Classified Connection / Vol. 23 No. 36 Friday, September 7, 2012

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School enrolment still in decline By Tracy Hughes MARKET NEWS STAFF

Classes are a little emptier in the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District. With the new year beginning Tuesday, enrolment for 2012/13 is expected to be about 5,952 students in kindergarten to Grade 12. That is down 216 students from last year.

“Our preliminary enrolment figures show we are just below projections at the secondary level, almost bang on at middle school and just above at the elementary grades,” said superintendent Dave Witt on Wednesday. “Unfortunately we expect this trend of declining enrolment to continue for at least another four years.”

A low birth rate is the major influence on enrolment, but there are other factors. “When a family leaves the region, they are off to Alberta to find work,” said Witt, adding that local economic conditions have created significant challenges for some local families. The largest decrease in students is anticipated in the secondary

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schools. Currently there are about 625 students graduating each year, but only 400 new kindergarten students coming in. A better understanding of enrolment will develop over the next few weeks and the number of students directly impacts the district’s funding from the provincial governSee Extra-curricular on page A2


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Extra-curricular participation up to individual teachers Continued from front ment. A shadow was cast over the last school year because of a labour dispute between teachers and the provincial government. “I hope that with a collective agreement now signed, it will

bring some labour peace and there will be some dialogue with the entire education community,” said Witt, who admits there are still issues of concern for teachers. One outstanding question, though, is whether teachers will begin volunteering for extra-curricular activi-

ties like sports teams and clubs. Those kinds of roles came to an end during the contract dispute. “The B.C. Teachers Federation has said it’s up to teachers,” said Witt. “We’ve heard from some coaches that are anxious to resume those duties.”

Landfill to accept slaughter waste By Barb Brouwer MARKET NEWS STAFF

It’s a potentially dangerous product that will be handled in a safe way. For that reason Columbia Shuswap Regional District directors voted unanimously to approve the containment of “specified risk management” (SRM) material at the Salmon Arm landfill. CSRD waste management co-ordinator Ben Van Nostrand explained to the board Aug. 16 that, based on upgrades in 2010, the landfill has been approved to accept the 10 per cent of slaughter waste that could contain Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy or “mad cow disease,” if the cow was infected. Van Nostrand said SRM will be dealt with in the same manner as asbestos, with the material being doublebagged and buried deep

immediately upon arrival at the landfill. CSRD obtained the best liners available on the market – built to last at least 50 to 100 years, he said. As well, the site will be monitored three times a year. Van Nostrand says accepting SRM at the Salmon Arm landfill – about 8,000 tons annually – would provide economic benefit to a local abattoir that currently ships SRM material to Calgary. “It has been identified by government agencies and Riverside Meats in Silver Creek that a local disposal option would lower the disposal costs and help maintain the viability of this local industry,” wrote Van Nostrand. He assured directors that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency had assessed the landfill using specific criteria and the Ministry of Environment is supportive

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of the initiative. He explained that through preventive measures introduced by CFIA, BSE disease has been virtually eradicated in Canada. “The risk of human or livestock infection with the BSE agent from SRM landfilled at the Salmon Arm landfill is extremely low.” Van Nostrand assured directors that under the CSRD bylaw only SRM material from within the regional district would be accepted at the Salmon Arm landfill. “The disease makes me queasy, but after reading the report, I am confident measures have been taken,” said Area F North Shuswap director Larry Morgan. “I will support this.” Satisfied with Van Nostrand’s report and replies to their questions, the board voted unanimously to approve the receipt of SRM at the local landfill.

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Abbott opts out of political life original relations, health, community services and sustainable resource management portfolios. George Abbott flatly denies he’s “His keen intellect and sharp wit abandoning a government in trouble. around the cabinet table and in cauThe Shuswap MLA’s decision cus will be greatly missed,” said not to run in the May 2013 election Clark. comes as the Liberals lag behind the Abbott placed third in last year’s NDP opposition in the polls. campaign to replace Gordon Camp“It didn’t play a role at all,” said bell as Liberal leader. Abbott, who was first elected in Steve Gunner, the NDP’s Shus1996. wap candidate, says Abbott deserves “The standing in the polls was ir- credit for representing constituents relevant to my personal and his handling of edufuture.” cational matters. And Abbott insists “He has had many the government can years of unblemished remain in power next public service and he year. has the respect of many “Given the formipeople he has worked dable campaigner she with,” said Gunner, who is, Premier Clark has a believes Abbott’s departremendous opportuniture creates opportunities ty to turn this around,” in the Shuswap. “George George Abbott he said. has done the best he can Abbott reached a conwith what he was given. clusion about his future He was a good man in a during August. difficult portfolio.” “The time is right to focus on other And Abbott has his fans in the interests in my life,” said Abbott, Shuswap too. Longtime Sicamous adding that his first project will be resident and former mayor Lorraine working with a British professor on March posted her appreciation on educational issues. Facebook: The former Okanagan College “Thank you, George, for your many instructor may also do some guest years of distinguished and dedicated teaching and research. service to the people of B.C. Your Abbott, who was in civic politics contributions, your achievements, before becoming MLA, says retire- and the honour you have brought to ment was an easy decision. your hometown is deeply appreci“The last time I woke up not be- ated. Happy retirement.” ing in public office, I was 26 years Other B.C. Liberals who have anold. That’s a long time ago,” he said, nounced they are retiring are Kamadding that his departure allows for loops-South Thompson MLA Kevin renewal in the constituency and the Krueger, Burnaby-Lougheed MLA party. Harry Bloy, Vancouver-Fairview Premier Christy Clark will re-work MLA Kash Heed, Surrey-Tynehead her cabinet this week to focus on in- MLA Dave Hayer, Saanich North dividuals seeking re-election and Ab- MLA Murray Coell and Penticton bott won’t be education minister. MLA Bill Barisoff. “I loved education. I arrived when Eric Foster, Vernon-Monashee there was a lot of policy work need- MLA, denies the departures mean ing to be done, and I believe I brought the Liberals are floundering. skills to the table that allowed a lot of “It’s our job to make sure people that work to be done,” he said. know this isn’t the case. The ship Abbott has also served in the ab- isn’t sinking,” he said.

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Running and remembering

# Sandra Rijken, right, takes part in the Forever Young Run in Sicamous, which pays tribute to Joah Atkinson and Brian Collins, two University of Calgary students who were struck and killed in a crosswalk in 2003. Family members started the run in the Shuswap, which was their summer home, to help fund memorial athletic awards at the University of Calgary and Eagle River Secondary. Organizer Tim Atkinson reports that while they are still calculating the proceeds, the run raised an estimated $6,000.

Grindrod Hall project hits financial snag By Richard Rolke BLACK PRESS

A community project in Grindrod could hit a cash-crunch without high-level support. Construction of a new community hall is expected to begin Sept. 18, but only half of the required $400,000 budget is in place. That will only get work to the lock-up stage, leaving the interior unfinished. “We hope the federal and provincial governments will come in

on this,” said Herman Halvorson, with the Grindrod Recreation Association. Both levels of government have been lobbied, but no cash is in hand yet. “I have made MP Colin Mayes aware of it and have encouraged him to come out and look at what we’re doing,” said Halvorson. “MLA George Abbott has been helpful and we will be applying for grants.” Halvorson hopes senior government

will see benefits to the project because it will create employment for construction workers, while adding to the long-term viability of Grindrod by attracting families and events. “Last year, there were 132 events in our old hall and we will get far more use in a larger facility,” he said. The present structure, which has been sold to generate revenue for construction, is in poor shape and only fits about 50 people. The new hall will

be in Grindrod Park, home to the annual Garlic Festival. Besides government, there is the possibility of funding coming from the Enderby Lions Club. “We are still looking for community support,” said Halvorson. “There will be businesses that come forward with support.” For more information about fundraising, efforts call Halvorson at 250-838-7407 or Lindsay Kibbe at 250838-6096.


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Out on the Town MUSIC • VISUAL ARTS • BAR SCENE ENTERTAINMENT • PERFORMANCE ARTS

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 7 Exhibition – SAGA Public Art Gallery’s “Railroad Bridges and the Lights of Town,” paintings of Salmon Arm from 1967 to 2012 by longtime resident Herald Nix, opens with a reception Friday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11a.m. to 4 p.m. FALL FAIR - Runs 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds. Gates are open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. See www.salmonarmfair.com for more information.

SATURDAY SEPT. 8 FALL FAIR PARADE - Start time is 10:45 a.m. running until approximately 12:30

p.m. The route heads south on Fifth Street SW, turns left on 10th Ave. SW, turns left on Shuswap Street, crosses the highway, turns right on Hudson Avenue, turns left on Ross Street, left on Lakeshore Drive, turns left on 10th St. SW, crosses the highway, turns left on Fifth Avenue SW and finishes. AUDITIONS – Shuswap Theatre auditions for Mending Fences by Norm Foster and directed by Danielle Dunn-Morris, take place Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 9 at 1:30 p.m. Three cast members needed – two males, one in his 20s or early 30s, one in his 40s to early 50s and a female aged 40-50. For a copy of the script or more information, call Cilla Budda 250-832-6805. FILM FARE – The Shuswap Film Society opens the fall season with a showing of Boy at 5 p.m. at the Salmar Classic Theatre. Please note the new time for the society’s Saturday night films. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. For more information, see the fall program guide at www.shuswapfilm.net.

Know that the Lord, He is God, it is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people. – Psalm 100:3

St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church Interim Priest in Charge Rev. Canon Barbara Stewart

10:00 a.m. Services Sundays and Wednesdays 170 Shuswap Street S.E., Salmon Arm

Tel: 250 832-2828 www.stjohnanglicanchurch.com

Cornerstone Christian Reformed Church Pastor Peter Stellingwerff 10:30 a.m. Worship

Nursery Care & Children’s Programs

1191 - 22nd Street NE

250 832-8452, 250 832-0910

DEO LUTHERAN CHURCH ~ ELCIC

10:30 AM • WORSHIP & SUNDAY SCHOOL deolutheran.org Pastor: Rev. Erik Bjorgan 1801 - 30th St. NE ~ 250 832-6160

MONDAY, SEPT. 10 SUICIDE PREVENTION - World Suicide Prevention Day event takes place with

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian

information booths and a barbecue from 5 to 6 p.m., remembrance ceremony at 6, at Marine Park. Call 250-833-6100 for more info. FALL SIGN UP WEEK- Starting today, community groups and businesses will have displays in the Mall at Piccadilly for fall programs. To book space, contact the mall administration office at 832-0441.

T.C.Hwy. across from RCMP Rev. Woldy Sosnowsky

Pre-service singing 10:45 a.m. Worship service 11:00 a.m. 250 832-7282

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13 JAZZ CLUB - An evening with the Swedish group Dixie Talks, an eight-piece

New Orleans jazz band from Sweden from 7 to 9 p.m. Suggested minimum donation is $10. S.O.A. R. – Group meets at Canoe Seniors Centre at 10 a.m. For information, call Wayne at 250-832-3497.

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Pastors Glen and Roseanne Fraser SUNDAY SERVICE 10:30 a.m. 191 - 2nd Ave. NE ~ 832-9196

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15 PARKINSON SUPERWALK – At McGuire Lake Park 599 10th St. NE at 9:30 a.m.

Canoe Senior Citizen’s Centre 7330-49th St. NE

SUNDAY, SEPT. 16 HARVEST CELEBRATION - R.J. Haney Heritage Village’s 15th Annual Harvest

Celebration runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling 250-832-5243, or by visiting R.J. Haney Heritage Village, SEDO Butchers & Deli, Touch’ A Texas or M&M Meat Shops.

OTHER EVENTS: MODERN SQUARE DANCING – Keep fit the easy way with square dancing at

the Seniors’ Fifth Avenue Activity Centre. First two lessons are free. Open house runs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12. New square dance classes start at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 and round dance classes begin Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. For information, call Lexie at 250-832-4724 or Lori at 250-8324417. FAMILY ART - SAGA Public Art Gallery presents a free weekly Family Saturdays program from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drop-in art-making for families with children two to 12.

Sunday Service: 10:30 a.m. Pastors Mel & Joyce Janzen 250 675-3839 or 250 835-8736 4409 Trans Can. Hwy., Tappen www.newlifeoutreach.ca

Mountain View Baptist Church

United Church Minister Juanita Austin

First United: Worship with Children’s Church: 10:30 a.m.

Worship: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School for the whole family @ 10:30 am

Pastor Benje Bartley

OKANAGAN AVE. & 5TH ST. SE 250 832-3860

For info.: 250 833-5636 1981 9th Ave. NE (St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church)

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If your church would like to advertise their services and location, or special events happening at your church, please call The Salmon Arm Observer at 250-832-2131 for advertising here.

Crossroads Free Methodist Church PASTOR GEORGE FLEMING Sunday Worship: 11:15 a.m. Traditional Service 250 832-8068 121 Shuswap Street SW

Sunday Family Worship - 10:00 a.m. Hillcrest School, 1180 20th Street S.E. Office - 331 4th Street N.E., 250 832-9142 www.lakesidecommunitychurch.ca Email: lakesidecc@shaw.ca Lead Pastor: Pastor Ken Dryden

River of Life Community Church Pastor Reuben Pauls - 250 675-3636

Sunday Worship - 10 a.m. Sunday School - 10:45 a.m. (Nursery to age 12) 2405 Centennial Drive, Shuswap Lake Estates Lodge, downstairs

Broadview Evangelical Free Church Tamara Peterson - Women’s Ministries Pastor Daron Blenkin - Student Ministries Pastor Rudy Evans - Children’s Ministries Pastor

Worship Service at 9:45 Nursery Care for ages 2 & under & Sunday School for ages 3 - Gr. 8 350 - 30th Street NE 250 832-6366

Living Waters Church WORSHIP SERVICE & CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS Sundays 10:30 a.m. HEALING SERVICE Every Sunday 1 p.m.

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Sunday Worship 11:00 a.m. Bible Study Thurs. 1:30 p.m.

Public welcome!

THURSDAY NIGHT PRAYER at 7 p.m.

250 832-6859

#180 Lakeshore Dr. NW Right behind Boston Pizza www.livingwaterschurch.ca

Joyfully centered on the word of God and lead by the Spirit.

250 832-3433

www.aflccanada.org

Salmon Arm Mennonite Church 4480 - 30th Street NE

Sunday Worship ..................................... 10:00 am Sunday School .........................................10-11 am Message ............................................... 11-11:45 am Every 4th Sunday evening Hymn Singing 5:30-6:30 pm Every other Thursday Prayer Service & Bible Study 7:30-8:30 pm

Pastor James Baer 250 832-3615

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church (LCC) 10:00 am Bible Study & Sunday School 11 am Sunday Worship Meeting at the Recreation Centre, West End, 2600 - 10th Ave. NE, Salmon Arm Phone for Information 250 832-4705

St. Mary’s Anglican/ United Church 1188 Trans Canada Hwy., Sorrento Ph. 250-675-2294

www.stmarysorrento.squarespace.com Tuesday Eucharist 10 a.m.

saintmary@shaw.ca The Rev. Bruce Chalmers SUNDAY WORSHIP - 10 am

Little Mountain Bible Chapel 3481 - 10th Ave. S.E. 250 803-0161 ~ Salmon Arm • Sunday ~ Worship & Remembrance - 9:30 a.m. • Family Bible Hour/Sunday School - 11 a.m. • Thursday ~ Prayer & Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Co-sponsor of Morning Star Bible Camp, Westbank, B.C.

Seventh-day Adventist Church

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Church of Christ We meet at 2560 Auto Road SE Come & join us! 10 a.m. ~ Worship & Communion 11:15 a.m. ~ Classes for all ages sa4Christ.com Phone for Information 250 833-0927

Everyone Welcome!

Emmanuel Free Lutheran Church

For more information or to register as a walker or donor, visit www. parkinson.bc.ca or contact Doreen at 250-836-2509. JUNK IN YOUR TRUNK COMMUNITY SALE – Shop for great deals at Carlin Hall from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot. Coffee and lunch will be available. For more info or to register, contact Joan at 250-835-0104 or Gale at 250675-4463.

New Life Outreach

Join us each Saturday ~ All ages

9:30 am. - Bible Study Hour 11:00 a.m. - Worship Service 3270 60th Avenue NE • 250 832-8936 Web: www.salmonarmadventist.ca Study Online: www.bibleinfo.com

Pastor Ken Finstad

10:30 a.m. Family Oriented Service

Everyone is Welcome!

Care Groups for everyone

Check out our website to find out more about us.

3160 - 10 Ave. SE, Salmon Arm • 250 832-3121 www.fivecornerschurch.ca

CATHOLIC CHURCHES Shuswap Lake Area Mass Time: SALMON ARM: St. Joseph’s 90 First Street SE Sat., 5:00 pm & Sun., 9:00 am SICAMOUS: Our Lady of Fatima Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. BLIND BAY: Our Lady of the Lake 2740 Fairway Hill Rd., Blind Bay Sunday, 11:15 a.m. CHASE: Blessed Sacrament Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

THE SHUSWAP’S MULTI-SITE CHURCH

SALMON ARM

Sundays at 9:00 am & 10:45 am 3151 - 6th Ave. NE

Children’s Ministry in 9:00 kids up to 10 yrs Childcare for all ages in both services

SICAMOUS

Sundays at 10:30 am Parkview School, 605 Parksville St. Children’s Ministry for kids up to 12 yrs Weekly Ministries for all ages

SORRENTO

Sundays at 10:30 am Sorrento Elem., 1135 Passchendale Rd. Children’s Ministry for kids up to 12 yrs

Visit us at: aplacetobelong.ca Contact: 250 832-4004, email office@salmonarmchurch.com


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The Woman’s Fair One day trade show for women!

Come join us for a day of shopping and fun! First 100 women get goody bags filled with amazing products, coupons, and prizes.

Sunday, September 16, 2012 • 10 am to 4 pm Prestige Harbourfront Resort, Salmon Arm Admission is FREE! (but donations for the local food bank are encouraged) 250-764-7045 • melissa.naturaltouch@gmail.com

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# Wobbly balls will be a new fun feature at the Salmon Arm Fall Fair, which opens Friday evening at the fairgrounds.

Fun, food, fine fare at fall fair Look for some new energy and excitement at this year’s fall fair. Over at the midway, fairgoers will be able to test their bravery by hopping aboard the Kamikaze, a ride that consists of a single stationary tower, supporting two 16-passenger gondolas on rotating arms. During the ride, passengers are swung backwards and forwards to build up momentum, before the gondola performs several inversions. For those who like a gentler experience closer to the ground, Mark Gagnon will be bringing a bunch of wobbly water balls. Climb into a zippered ball, which is inflated around the “rider,” who then tries to walk on water – learning quickly that falling down can sometimes be a great deal of fun. Also added to the entertainment roster is Kris Garwasiuk, a freestyle motocross performer. Garwasiuk was the first 15-yearold in Canada to turn pro in the sport of freestyling and continued on to win the Canadian Championships, appear in two video games, and become the only Canadian to compete

in his sport at the XGames. Thrill seekers can find Garwasiuk at Fifth Avenue between the north and south grounds where he will be performing a number of jaw-dropping stunts. The Salmon Arm Fall Fair is promising some more first-class entertainment at this year’s event, including performances by the king himself. Yes, Elvis will be in the building. Penticton native Adam Fitzpatrick is a favourite to many in Salmon Arm, where he has performed as Elvis, with all the right moves and charismatic singing. Elvis will appear on-stage Saturday, Sept. 8 at 12:45 p.m. with the music of a young Elvis. At 2:30 p.m., he’ll bring the music of Elvis’ 1968 comeback and at 4 he’ll perform the Vegas years. Sunday performances include the young Elvis at 1 p.m. and the Vegas years at 4 p.m. There’s plenty of familiar favourites to enjoy at the fair – antique tractor display, parade, heavy horse pull, scarecrow competition, the Shuswap Idols, and old-time trades such as blacksmithing. The parade begins

at 10:45 a.m. Saturday and spectators are asked to bring nonperishable food items for the Salvation Army Food Bank. As well as expanding activities, the association would like to broaden membership, and extends a warm welcome to anyone who may be interested. “We are looking for volunteers of all ages and walks of life who are passionate about agriculture, commu-

nity events, the fair and maintaining green space in the heart of our community,” says marketing committee representative Cheryl Johnson. “We need volunteers who enjoy light carpentry, public relations, event planning, local history and creating lasting friendships.” For more information, visit www.salmonarmfair.com or contact the association at safallfair@shaw.ca.

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IMPLICIT CAREER SEARCH PUBLIC WORKSHOP

Life’sWork is a locally based partnership between internationally acclaimed career consultant Steve Miller and former mining executive and psychotherapist Ian D. Johnson. Life’sWork facilitates the Implicit Career Search workshop a long established career exploration, planning and development program, in Canada, the United States and Europe. This fall Steve is delivering a series of weekend workshops for the local community in a 2 ½ day weekend format that delivers the complete 6-module workshop. Course Outcomes: • Discover the work you want to do and develop a step by step plan to achieve your career goals • Define and develop your work purpose statement • Gain an improved understanding of how one’s self-concept impacts decision making • Increase self-esteem through increased individual awareness • Develop action steps to break down obstacles to accomplishing personal career goals • Increase personal accountability and self-direction in ones life’s work. Who Should Attend? • High school students looking to become focused and directed to prepare for postsecondary work and educational opportunities • University and college students requiring clarity in educational direction • Anyone seeking a career change • Individuals seeking purposefulness in retirement • Workers of all ages, including managers and supervisors “Whether you are looking for career development for yourself, or looking to ignite the passion of your entire workforce, Steve’s Implicit Career Search program is the best program around.” ~ Jim Tamm, President, RC Group San Francisco, USA

Steve Miller

Ian D. Johnson

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Okanagan College, Salmon Arm Dates and Times:

Salmon Arm Sept. 21-23 The workshop will run Friday evening (6pm - 10pm) Saturday 8am - 6pm and Sunday 8am - 4pm. Costs:

Workshop is $500.00 + HST. There is also an option to purchase a 6 session coaching package as follow-up to the workshop for $350.00 if you purchase this at the same time as the workshop, regular cost for that would be $500.00. Register at:

http://www.lifes-work.com/application/public-workshop/ or at Life’sWork office #204-20 Hudson Ave. NE Salmon Arm, BC For further information please call Ian or Steve at 250 832 4132


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Friday, September 7, 2012 Shuswap Market News

OPINION Remember the kids when on the road As the steady sunshine and scorching temperatures of an Okanagan-Shuswap summer slowly begin to fade away for another year, the first signs of autumn are sure to be just around the corner. The first of those signs made an appearance Tuesday morning as thousands of youngsters across the Okanagan headed off for the first day of a new school year. And with those youngsters caught up in the excitement of seeing classmates again comes a reminder for motorists. Drivers were asked to use extra caution when heading off to work Tuesday morning. But that caution should continue beyond Tuesday. The 30 km-h school zone speed limit is back in effect from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. And the caution should extend beyond just school zones. Drivers are advised to leave a little extra time to reach their destination so they can slow down to keep an eye out for youngsters darting into the road. And if you see a vehicle stopped in front of you or the lane beside you, be prepared to stop as they may be yielding for a young pedestrian. Parents dropping off children in a school zone should always allow them to exit onto the sidewalk side of the vehicle and never allow a child to cross mid-block. Parents should also speak with younger children about the rules of the road. Children should cross at intersections that have a pedestrian crossing light or marked crosswalk wherever possible. It is safer to walk on the inside edge of the sidewalk, away from traffic, and to walk facing traffic if there is no sidewalk so drivers are better able to see you. Police throughout the Okanagan will again be out to enforce the school speed zones, with tickets ranging from $167 to $253. But a momentary lapse in judgment on the part of a driver can carry a far steeper cost. ---Penticton Western News

Publisher Rick Proznick Editor Tracy Hughes

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Rocky year ahead for fish stocks How many times have I bumped my way along some back road, missing one pothole just so that I could hit another, as I made my way into a new fishing hole? You know the type of roads where you invariably lose at least one part of your vehicle along the way, or hit a bump and have everything stashed in your visor fall into your lap as you’re driving along. It would seem that most really good fishing lakes/streams in the southern Interior are usually only accessible by such roads. On the other hand, there are more than 800 lakes in this province that are stocked each year with trout fry and fingerlings as part of the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC’s efforts to improve accessible recreational fishing opportunities. The FFSBC is responsible for stocking some eight million fish in lakes and streams throughout the province. (Approximately 53 per cent of freshwater angling licence revenues go towards fish stocking programs.) The FFSBC operates five

THE GREAT OUTDOORS James Murray hatcheries and up to 10 field stations in B.C. as well as a number of egg collection stations at various lakes and streams where, for two to four weeks every spring and fall, traps are set to capture wild trout as they head out to spawn in order to attain brood stock from which eggs are collected. All of these facts have upon occasion, as I sat out in my boat casting a line, letting my mind wander as it is often prone to do, brought to the surface the question of just how the FFSBC gets all those little fry into some of the more inaccessible lakes – you know, the really good lakes that are full of hungry, gullible 16- to 24-inch rainbow trout. Actually it only took go-

ing into the FFSBC website to find out that when designated lakes are not easily accessible by road, the fish are released by air. Each year approximately 200 lakes in our province are stocked with fish by helicopter. A 100-foot-long cable is hung below the helicopter with a “fry mover” container dangling at the end. The pilot controls the release of the fish with an electronic switch and the fry are dropped about 20 feet above the water’s surface. While on their website, I also learned that a number of fish population recovery initiatives are being planned/implemented by the FFSBC for specific fish species to prevent extinction in the short-term and to rebuild these fish populations over the longer term. In some cases, changes to the regulations and/or fish habitat restoration and protection is all that would be required to ensure the recovery of some fish populations, especially where fish numbers are extremely low or no natural reproduction is occurring.

Where fish populations face more immediate danger of extinction, more intensive measures may be required, including conservation fish culture methods and a more tailored restocking program. (Conservation fish culture differs from more traditional fish culture in that the goal is to preserve genetic integrity and aid in rebuilding native populations, rather than augmenting existing fish populations, or simply providing angling opportunities.) Of course there are currently already any number changes to regulations pertaining to the protection of fish habitat that are a direct result of the federal government slipping them past with their Omnibus Bill C-38 – none of which are all that beneficial to the poor fish. Any way you look at it, the proverbial road ahead for fish stocks in our province appears to be a relatively rocky one, and I for one am thankful that the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC is working hard to maintain and preserve both the wild and stocked fish populations in our lakes and streams.


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# RCMP Cst. Christopher Piggott and the owner of a van involved in a single vehicle accident Saturday morning inspect for damage. No one was injured in the accident.

ing to go forward with the sale of this block to the highest bidder. Being that I spent 32 years in the logging industry, I understand the possible impact it could have on the contractor that wins the bid. Knowing that there is so much opposition and controversy involved with this block, (K1K7), would it be fair for the BCTS, to sell this block, to guys who are just trying to feed their families? How many other communities are being treated with this dis-respect? Perhaps this question should be

investigated. Our community is reaching out to anyone who will help support our concern. Please contact our MLA George Abbott, the B.C. Forest Minister, Steve Thompson, NDP Forest critic Norm Macdonald, and let them know that you support out efforts. If we all stand together, we can stop this kind of bullying. The BCTS is a government body that employs servants of the public and works for the public. When the public speaks this loudly, they need to listen.

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With regards to the devastating, proposed logging in one of the most pristine areas in the Shuswap, I reach out to the public for support to help protect White Lake from the needless cutting of this young, healthy stand of timber. It is a 16-hectare block, that will gut the heart right out of the White Lake community. The BC Timber Sales (BCTS) refuses to discuss the issue with the community, after letting the logging slide for nine years past its proposed logging date. They insist on continu-

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Resignation hoopla unfounded Why is the media making such a big deal about the decision of three BC Liberal cabinet ministers not to run in the next provincial election? The media acts as though this has never happened before and seem to be suggesting that something earth-shaking is going on. Well, I’ve got news for the media: The political history of British Columbia shows that this is the normal state of affairs. Prior to the last provincial election in 2009, for example, there were six BC Liberal cabinet

ministers who decided not to run again. These were Carole Taylor, Claude Richmond, Richard Neufeld, Olga Illich, Rick Thorpe, and Tom Christensen. Likewise, in 2005, five BC Liberal cabinet ministers decided not to run again. Currently there are eighteen people in the BC Liberal cabinet and only three have announced they are not going to run again. By my calculation that means 15 BC Liberal cabinet ministers (at this point) are planning to run again in the provin-

cial election next May. So, why has the media failed to make note of this important and much more significant fact? I can only conclude that the media has been having a very slow news month and as a result is looking for almost anything they can jazz up and make into a something resembling news. Greg von Euw Editor’s note: More resignations have been tendered since the letter’s submission.

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SOUTH SHUSWAP Area C byelection on the map Candidates: Find out who’s running at two upcoming forums.

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Advance voting days for the Area ‘C’ South Shuswap byelection to fill the board vacancy left by the death of longtime director Ted Bacigalupo are fast approaching. Voters will have the opportunity to hear from the five candidates – Dan Adrian of Sorrento, Cal Cosh of Tappen, Paul Demenok of Blind Bay, Chris George, of Sorrento and Opal Hendrickson of Tappen. (Please note there was an error in the spelling of one of the candidates’ names when the information was released by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District last week. The correct name of the candidate is Paul Demenok.) The South Shuswap Chamber of Commerce is hosting two ‘Meet the Candidates’ forums. The first takes place Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Shuswap Lake Estates Lodge and the second is on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Sorrento Memorial Hall. Both forums

begin at 7 p.m. Advance voting will take place at the CSRD office at 781 Marine Park Dr. NE, Salmon Arm, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 and Tuesday, Sept. 25. General voting takes place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 with polling stations at the following locations: • Cedar Centre, 2316 Lakeview Dr., Blind Bay; • Eagle Bay Community Hall, 4326 Eagle Bay Rd., Eagle Bay; • Sorrento Memorial Hall, 1148 Passchendaele Rd., Sorrento; • Sunnybrae Community Hall, 3595 Sunnybrae/Canoe Point Rd., Sunnybrae. CSRD Chief Electoral Officer Carolyn Black reminds eligible voters to take appropriate identification. “Electors do not need to pre-register, but they do need to bring two pieces of identification. Photo ID is not necessary, but one of those pieces must show

the address that proves residency within Area C,” says Black. Voter eligibility follows provincial regulations. An elector must be: •18 years or older; •A Canadian citizen; •Resident of B.C. for at least six months immediately preceding voting day; •Resident of Electoral Area C or a registered owner of real property in Electoral Area C of the CSRD for at least 30 days immediately preceding voting day and •Not otherwise disqualified by law from voting. “If the elector is a non-resident, he or she must also provide proof of property ownership within the electoral area such as a property title listing the legal description of the property and the names of the owners,” says Black. “If there are multiple non-resident owners of a property, there is only one vote for that property. The one

who is casting the vote must have the written consent of the other owners.”

The consent form can be downloaded at www.csrd.bc.ca.

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# Juno-nominated British Columbia musical sensation, Lillix, will perform this Saturday as part of Sorrento 100.

Pop-rocking celebration Sorrento turns up the heat with its 100th anniversary celebration by booking a international music sensation to take the stage. They came from humble beginnings but have since taken the world by storm. Now the musical sensation will return to British Columbia to help Sorrento celebrate their 100th anniversary with musical style. Lillix fans will be pleased to learn that the B.C. band, who made it big after their hit single It’s About Time skyrocketed up the charts, will be coming back home to play in a free outdoor concert. The pop/rock group, which was formed in 1997 in Cranbrook under the name Tigerlily, has since had a number of hits, some of which have appeared on a number of movie

soundtracks, including Freaky Friday starring Lindsay Lohan, with their song What I Like About You. The band has opened for music legends such as Aerosmith & KISS, toured internationally and has gathered diverse fan base of their own. The band’s members may have changed, but their unique sound remains the driving force that keeps them in the charts song after song. Lillix will follow a day’s worth of events and activities, such as the Show and Shine, and Family Fun Festival that have been planned to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Sorrento. The Juno-nominated band will take the stage at Sorrento-Blind Bay Park at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 and will entertain the crowd for free until 10.

Dates to remember North and South Shuswap Guys and Gals Hikers, second and fourth Wednesday, meet at Cedar Heights Centre parking lot at 10 a.m. Email gloria16@ telus.net or call 250675 0036.

Hiker Ladies meet in lower parking lot at Cedar Centre every Friday. Email Joyce@ intheshuswap.ca. Pig and Whistle Talent Night at Cedar Heights Hall, Friday Sept. 28 at Cedar

Heights Community Centre, fund-raiser for new construction. Calling actors, singers, dancers, jugglers, animal trainers, etc. Call Peter at 250-6753004 or email gibsonda2012@gmail.com.

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NOTICE OF VOTING BY-ELECTION - ELECTORAL AREA ‘C’ DIRECTOR PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of Electoral Area ‘C’ of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District that a by-election is necessary to elect a Director for a term commencing October 18, 2012 and terminating in late 2014, and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are: DIRECTOR - ELECTORAL AREA ‘C’ One (1) to be elected Surname ADRIAN COSH DEMENOK GEORGE HENDRICKSON

Usual Name DAN CAL PAUL CHRIS OPAL

Residence Notch Hill Road, Sorrento BC Sun Ridge Place, Tappen BC Waverly Drive, Blind Bay, BC Pullin Road, Sorrento, BC Begbie Road, Tappen, BC

VOTING DATES AND LOCATIONS GENERAL VOTING DAY will be open to qualified electors of Electoral Area ‘C’ of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District on Saturday, September 29, 2012 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM at the following locations: Location Cedar Centre Eagle Bay Community Hall Sorrento Memorial Hall Sunnybrae Community Hall

Address 2316 Lakeview Drive 4326 Eagle Bay Road 1148 Passchendaele Road 3595 Sunnybrae/Canoe Point Road

Blind Bay, BC Eagle Bay, BC Sorrento, BC Sunnybrae, BC

ADVANCE VOTING will be open to qualified electors on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 and Tuesday September 25, 2012 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM at: Location Address Columbia Shuswap Regional District office 781 Marine Park Drive NE, Salmon Arm, BC ELECTOR REGISTRATION There is no need to pre-register to vote as the registration of all electors for this election will take place at the time of voting. You will be required to make a declaration that you meet ALL of the following requirements: • 18 years of age or older; and • Canadian citizen; and • Resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding voting day; and • Resident of Electoral Area ‘C’ OR registered owner of real property in Electoral Area ‘C,’ of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District for at least 30 days immediately preceding voting day, and • Not otherwise disqualified by law from voting. RESIDENT ELECTORS will also be required to produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). Photo identification is not necessary. The identification must prove both residency within Electoral Area ‘C’ of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District and identity.

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NON-RESIDENT PROPERTY ELECTORS must produce the folowing: • 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). The identification must prove both residency within British Columbia and identity. Photo identification is not necessary, and • proof that they are entitled to register in relation to the property located within Electoral Area ‘C’ of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (a copy of the property title listing the legal description of the property and the names of all owners), and • if applicable, written consent from the other property owners (if there are multiple owners of the property). Consent forms are available for download from the CSRD website at www.csrd.bc.ca Carolyn Black, Chief Election Officer Columbia Shuswap Regional District Box 978, 781 Marine Park Drive NE Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4P1 Phone: 250-832-8194 or toll free at 1-888-248-CSRD (2773) Website: www.csrd.bc.ca


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Country of ballads and bards By Cavelle Layes MARKET NEWS STAFF

A Blind Bay resident is giving back to the community whose beauty helped inspire him to rediscover his own musical roots. Duane Stewart has become somewhat of a local fixture in the Shuswap musical community. He is an active member and part of the committee of a local gospel group and has arranged the Gospel Music Jamboree for four years in a row. His creation, the Gospel Song, a two -hour show packed with musical entertainment takes place in Sorrento each year and just celebrated its fifth birthday. Stewart has also Duane Stewart branched out into other genres of music, taking on a country flavour, stemming back to his years growing up in Alberta. He enjoys nothing more than to travel around singing country-style shows at different venues throughout British Columbia and Alberta. Stewart wasn’t always so tapped into his musical side however. While music was a major part of his life as a youth, he admits that once he entered university he set his sights on his studies and finding a career. Once he pushed his music to the side, he says he never really looked back, until he moved to the Shuswap. When he moved to Blind Bay in hopes of retiring, he discovered the enormous musical talent within the area. It was this talent, along with the beautiful landscapes that triggered something within Stewart, that made him pick up his guitar once again. “It was only a little bit at first, I played here and there, and each time I picked up the guitar I would play a little longer.” Now Stewart is a regular face on the stages of Alberta country music festivals such as the Trail End show he will be taking part in just a few weeks. Stewart is thankful he was able to rediscover his old passion, and gives the Shuswap full credit for helping him find his way. In response, he has made it his mission to bring as much music to the area as he can, which is why he created Ballads and Bards. It is also the reason that when Stewart had the opportunity to ask world-renowned artist Doris Daley to perform at one of his shows in the Shuswap, he jumped on it. “She is so talented, and I know the people here will really appreciate her work,” says Stewart, who claims to have been personally moved by her

musical performances. Daley has toured Canada and the United States this year and will be continuing to Utah after her stop in Blind Bay. She is an accomplished musician, author and poet, through which she shares her passion for the old wild west wherever she goes. Once Stewart had Daley signed on, he designed an entire show around her, and Ballads and Bards was formed. When asked what spectators might expect, Stewart said his goal is to put on a wholesome show that celebrates the feeling of down-home, wherever home may be. “There is a quote from one of Daley’s poems that best describes the theme I would like the show to exude,” says Stewart. “A hundred years from now, if the world’s still in the game, may the earth recall our footprints, may the wind sing out our name. May someone turn a page and hearken back upon this time. May someone sing a cowboy tune and someone spin a rhyme.” “Isn’t that beautiful?” asks Stewart. Also playing at the show will be Blind Bay residents, Larry and Jane Stephenson, who are well-known in the area from their years in the Carlin X’ing bluegrass band. The pair will be performing their new duo act that Stewart describes as a contemporary folk with a traditional feeling. “There will be toe-tapping, hand-clapping, and everyone can feel free to sing along. There will be both new and old western country and an equal amount of Daley. Of course Stewart himself will be taking the stage, showcasing his country repertoire. “I come from an era when it wasn’t country, it was country-western,” he says, explaining this is the type of sound he will be performing at the show. Tickets to Ballads and Bards cost $12 and Doris Daley can be bought at the door or pre-purchased from Acorn Music or Touch’A Texas in Salmon Arm or at the Sorrento Centre or the Shuswap Lake Estates Community Centre, where the show will take place. Stewart says that he doesn’t plan to make any money from the show, explaining that the amount being charged will allow them to just break even. “It isn’t about making money, it was about bringing a great performer to the Shuswap because I know the people here will appreciate it.” Stewart says there will be a chance for guests to mingle among the musicians, including Daley herself, throughout the night. The show runs at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20.

Educational Outreach North Okanagan Shuswap School District No. 83

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Are you home schooling? Upgrading your own skills? Interested in learning a language? EOP can help for FREE! Offering high quality, BC curriculum courses at Kindergarten through grade 12. Courses open to anyone who has not graduated from high school at no cost. Adults who have graduated can take the following courses at no cost: • Communications 11/12, English 11/12, Math 11/12, Biology 11/12, Chemistry 11/12, Physics 11/12. • A flexible and creative individualized educational opportunity for students in grades K-12. • Grade 10-12 students can design their own courses around their interests/ passions and take advantage of the learning they already do in the community and at home. • 26 Rosetta Stone Languages available for adults at $150/yr on a non-credit basis. • Personal attention from friendly, local, qualified teachers in person and on-line. Flexible schedule, continuous in-take.

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Volunteers needed for reading If you love to read and are interested in working with children, consider becoming a volunteer with the One to One Children’s Literacy Program. One to One reading programs will be taking place this year at Bastion, Hillcrest, South Broadview, North Canoe, Salmon Arm West, Ranchero, Silver Creek, Carlin, Grindrod, MV Beattie, Parkview, Sorrento, North Shuswap, Highland Park, and Armstrong elementary schools. The program trains volunteers to work oneon-one with children who are struggling with their reading and who would not otherwise receive extra learning assistance help in school. Parent and commu-

nity volunteers are needed to support the students. The commitment is 1.5 hours per week from mid-October until the end of January. During that time, you will read with three children for 30 minutes each. The children are in grades two to five and are selected by their teachers to receive this special reading help. All tutoring is done at the school during regular school hours. A three-hour training session for all volunteers in basic reading strategies is mandatory as well as a criminal record check. To sign on as a tutor or for further information, contact One to One district coordinator, Jennifer Findlay, at 250-833-2095 or lassloc@telus.net.

SHUSWAP MINOR LACROSSE ASSOCIATION will be holding its

Annual General Meeting MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 7:00 PM at the Downtown Activity Centre 451 Shuswap St. SW, Salmon Arm All members should attend to elect the 2013 executive (please remember if your child was in Lacrosse last year you are a voting member)

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Go green – the darker, the better We all know it’s important to include a variety of vegetables in our diet. All vegetables are good, but some are packed with more nutrients than others. Some of the top contenders in nutritional value include kale and spinach. These dark greens are an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin A. They are also a great source of the antioxidant lutein, which is thought to promote healthy eyes. These veggies are green in more ways than one. Eating dark greens this time of year is an environmentally friendly choice as local gardens are overflowing. Reduce food miles by buying your greens at your local farmers’ market. Sick of spinach salads? Spinach can easily be preserved for later use. Blanch spinach in boiling water for one minute. Rinse in cold water and drain or squeeze off the extra moisture. Pack in freezer bags or containers

and freeze for future use in lasagne, spanakopita, spinach dip or frittatas. Not sure what to do with kale? You’re not alone! Kale tends to be tough so it is best when cooked. It can be steamed, sautéed or simmered. Remove the tough stems, tear or chop the leaves into bite sized pieces and steam until bright green and tender (approximately 10 minutes). Add your favourite dressing to flavour and serve as a side dish. Or you can sauté it with garlic and onions and top with lemon juice and a sprinkle of salt. When cooking grains such as rice or quinoa, you can add a large handful of chopped kale and some fresh herbs to the pot and let it cook with the grain. Lemon Kale 2 Tbsp canola oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 1 tsp lemon rind, grated

½-1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice (depending on preference) 10 cups kale, chopped ¾ cup water In large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, salt and pepper and cook until softened. Stir in kale and lemon rind. Continue to stir for about a minute or until the kale is slightly wilted. Add 3/4 cup water; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until kale is tender (about 10 minutes).

Finally, stir in the lemon juice and cook uncovered for another minute or two until the liquid has cooked off. Serve as a side dish. Pairs well with fish. Author Simone Jennings is a community nutritionist with Interior Health.

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BUDGET 2013 CONSULTATION

SELECT STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES Chair: Douglas Horne, MLA (Coquitlam-Burke Mountain) Deputy Chair: Doug Donaldson, MLA (Stikine)

Would you like to share your views on priorities for the next provincial budget?

W E W A N T T O H E A R F R O M YO U ! The all-party Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services is inviting submissions on the Budget 2013 Consultation Paper, prepared by the Minister of Finance. British Columbians can participate by attending a public hearing, answering an on-line survey, making a written submission, or sending the Committee a video or audio file. The consultation process concludes Thursday, October 18, 2012. For more information, please visit our website at: www.leg.bc.ca/budgetconsultations or contact: Parliamentary Committees Office, Room 224, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, BC V8V 1X4; tel: 250.356.2933, or toll-free in BC: 1.877.428.8337; fax: 250.356.8172; e-mail: FinanceCommittee@leg.bc.ca Susan Sourial, Committee Clerk


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Friday, September 7, 2012 Shuswap Market News

Time to speak of suicide

Shuswap Branch Saturday, September 8, 2012 Blackburn Park Pavilion 9:30 a.m.

Event: Remembering those who took their own lives.

Monica Kriese SUICIDE PREVENTION CO-ORDINATOR

“We want to end the silence and prevent others from experiencing such loss.” The Shuswap Suicide Prevention Committee includes a number of agencies – School District #83, Interior Health, Mental Health, RCMP, Hospice, Okanagan College and other community groups who also support families dealing with suicide. Kriese says one of the most important aspects of the committee is that it has broad representation and is looking at shortcomings in the area regarding suicide. Members are trying to find better ways to promote suicide prevention with education and awareness programs.

tion Day. “We will be remembering those who have died by suicide, support and acknowledge those who grieve and promote suicide awareness and local suicide prevention initiatives,” says Kriese. “There are a number of ways you can help: • Share the event information with people in your group/organization or contact list to let them know about the World Suicide event next Monday and that there is help available should anyone need it. • Take family and friends to the special memorial ceremony, where emotional supports will be in place for those who may need it. • Soles for Souls – Drop off a new pair

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Brendan Kennedy. A solid 17 year old rookie season for twins, Brendan and Jeff, has them poised for more action following a summer that spanned from a trip to Sweden to work on a farm and in the gym, “Jeff and I had a trainer three times a week in Terrace and we worked just as much with him as we did without him.” The off-season for the BCHL this spring and summer was just under six months, but that seemed too long for Brendan and his brother “We’ve been in the interior all August, two weeks in Penticton on the ice getting game ready before heading up to Salmon Arm.” Brendan says the change in the aura of the SilverBacks is night and day, “Not just around the team either but in the community there’s a positive push from all our excited fans. Not only that, but the guys are bonding and getting along really well so early into the season.” The defender who can be identified by his trademark off-ice glasses is looking to add a bit more offensive production this season. Since sibling rivalries are part of the fabric of hockey, Brendan does admit his brother Jeff has a skill that he’d like to acquire, “He finds a way to run into people; more than I can. He has the ability to get out there and bang and crash on a consistent basis.” Your SilverBacks open the Regular Season this weekend at the Inaugural BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack, when they face off against West Kelowna on Saturday and Nanaimo on Sunday. Look for the SilverBack Spotlight next week to find out what Jeff Kennedy thinks about the upcoming season and his brothers on ice repertoire.

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The race for the Arctic begins GLOBAL VIEWS Gwynne Dyer Russian television contacted me last month, asking me to go on a program about the race for Arctic resources. The ice is melting fast and it was all the usual stuff about how there will be big strategic conflicts over the seabed resources — especially oil and gas — that become accessible when it’s gone. The media always love conflict and, now that the Cold War is long gone, there’s no other potential military confrontation between the great powers to worry about. Governments around the Arctic Ocean are beefing up their armed forces for the coming struggle, so where are the flashpoints and what are the strategies? It’s great fun to speculate about possible wars. In the end, I didn’t do the interview because Skype didn’t work, so I didn’t get the chance to rain on their parade. But, here’s what I would have said to the Russians if my server hadn’t gone down at the wrong time:

First, you should never ask the barber if you need a haircut. Armed forces in every country are always looking for reasons to worry about impending conflict, because that’s the only reason their governments will spend money on them. Sometimes they will be right to worry and sometimes they will be wrong — but, right or wrong, they will predict conflict. Like the barbers, it’s in their professional interest to say you need their services. So, you’d be better off to ask somebody who doesn’t have a stake in the game. As I don’t own a single warship, I’m practically ideal for the job. And, I don’t think there will be any significant role for the armed forces in the Arctic, although there is certainly going to be a huge investment in exploiting the region’s resources. There are three separate resources in the Arctic. On the surface, there are sea lanes opening up to commercial traffic along the northern coasts of Russia and Canada. Under the seabed, there are potential oil and gas deposits that can be drilled once the ice retreats. In the water between, there is the planet’s last unfished ocean. Sea lanes are mainly a Canadian obsession because the Stephen Harper government

believes the Northwest Passage that weaves between Canada’s Arctic islands will become a major commercial artery when the ice is gone. Practically every summer, Harper travels north to declare his determination to defend Canada’s Arctic sovereignty from — well, it’s not clear from exactly whom, but it’s a great photo-op. Canada is getting new Arctic patrol vessels and building a deepwater naval port and Arctic warfare training centre in the region, but it’s all much ado about nothing. The Arctic Ocean will increasingly be used as a shortcut between the North Atlantic and the North Pacific, but the shipping will not go through Canadian waters. Russia’s northern sea route will get the traffic because it’s already open and much safer to navigate. Then there’s the hydrocarbon deposits under the Arctic seabed, which the U.S. Geological Survey has forecast may contain almost one-fourth of the world’s remaining oil and gas resources. But, from a military point of view, there’s only a problem if there is some disagreement about the seabed boundaries. There are only four areas where the boundaries are disputed.

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CHASE Keeping pace with BC’s best By Cavelle Layes MARKET NEWS STAFF

Three small-town heroes have returned home after learning a lesson in camaraderie and setting the bar high for those who follow. Bill Currie, Jordan McGee and Rob Greenaway recently competed against more than 30 fire departments from across British Columbia, making their mark on the 2012 Fire Fighter Games. The annual event held each year in Prince George is designed to test the skill and endurance of the top firefighters in the area. This year, however, an invitation was sent out to fire departments in both large and small districts across the province, widening the playing field, and stiffening the competition. Brent Chamberlain, Chase fire chief, had been vacationing in Prince George last year while the event was taking place, and saw it as a great opportunity for his own department. He pitched the idea to some crew members, and a three-man team was soon formed. “I was going to compete in it myself,” says Chamberlain, “but something came up and I had to get a replacement.” The three-day-long event has several competitions firefighters can take part in, including a number of team challenges such as circuit and bucket brigade, as well as a variety of individual challenges. While the Fire Fighter Games are meant to be fun, Chamberlain says the events were all challenges his crew would need to do on calls in Chase. The Chase representatives had to treat the challenges the same way they would an actual call; performing each challenge as

quickly and efficiently as possible. All three men took part in every individual competition available, while Greenaway paired up with 100 Mile House for the team challenges as well. Greenaway was ultimately able to take eighth place alongside his temporary crew. “I am very proud of how they did,” says Chamberlain, pointing out that his crew beat many of the larger fire departments from other areas despite it being their first time in the event. Since the events in the competition are so similar to call-out situations, such as motor vehicle accidents, See Getting on pg. 20

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Fishing for the hamper society Chase residents helped support a local cause while taking advantage of a day of stress-free fishing. More than 40 people showed up to take part in the third annual fishing derby held in Chase on Aug. 25. Rod Crowe, Chase councillor and host of the event, says it was a great success. The popular derby is not only a good way to bring the community together, but also helps support the Chase Hamper Society, he explains. “This is the second year for donating,” he says. “It started when the hot water tank broke at the Chase hall, caus-

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hamper society, and the tradition has carried on. Crowe proudly says that thanks to local sponsors, everyone who took part in the event went home with a prize. “Everyone had fun, I

think – anytime you get a group of people out fishing it is fun.” The Chase councillor designed the annual derby to be free of any kind of pressure. He explains that anglers do not need to stick to a certain dock or area; they can go anywhere they feel comfortable. That eliminates large groups fishing in one focused area. The prize money is also given out differently than most. Instead of going to the largest fish, Crowe says there is a weight draw, where a number is pulled out of a hat and whoever has a fish closest to that size gets the money.

Getting Games would benefit community Continued from pg. 19 structure fires, or simply loading equipment, the three local representatives prepared for the event by simply taking calls and attending weekly practices. “We have a pretty good team here,” says Chamberlain. For Currie, McGee and Greenaway the event was considered to be a great success, each saying they took home something from their experience. “It was a lot of fun,” says Greenaway. “You get to meet a lot of firefighters from different houses.” Currie agrees, adding that it was the camaraderie that caught his attention. On the final day of the event, a female firefighter from a different department was trying to complete a challenge.

She was towards the end, but was struggling, explains Currie. She was about to give up when a group of other firefighters stepped in and helped her finish. “It is a challenge, and we are all there to compete against one another, but the camaraderie is still there, we are still helping each other out.” This, says Chamberlain, is what the Fire Fighter Games are truly about. “It is all about team building.” On the scene of an accident, or at a burning building, fire crews must rely on one another to save lives and keep each other safe. Team building is a major part of that. The competition did cost a small fee which was paid out of the firefighters’ own pockets. All three opted out of a hotel, choosing to stay at a relative’s house in-

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stead, says Chamberlain. The event was able to provide Chase with some provincewide exposure, without costing the village a cent. The money raised through the fees went towards some of Prince George’s smaller fire departments, says Chamberlain. He says the games

are a great idea and he hopes to not only send members to next year’s Firefighter Games in Prince George, but would also like to bring the games to Chase as well. It is fun for the crew and the community, says Chamberlain, and will help bring a little extra fundraising to the area.

“It levels the playing field and makes it fun for everyone,” says Crowe. The councillor would not guarantee that the fishing derby would be taking place again next year but did not eliminate the idea. “There is definitely a demand for it.”

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Village of Chase NOTICE OF 2012 TAX SALE In accordance with Section 403 of the Local Government Act, the following properties will be sold for taxes by public auction on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chamber at the Village of Chase Office at 826 Okanagan Ave, Chase, B.C. unless, at a minimum, the delinquent taxes now owing plus interest are paid by cash, certified cheque or money order before 10:00 am Monday September 24, 2012. As the property owner, you are strongly advised not to wait until the last minute to pay or your property may be sold! Information regarding any of the properties must be obtained at the Village Office prior to the Tax Sale.

Folio No.

Civic Address

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Delinquent Taxes Due Minimum Upset (including interest) Price at Tax Sale*

512.00014.038 B-229 BROOKE DRIVE

Lot 6, Plan Number 34082, District Lot 517, Meridian W6

207.13

3598.19

512.00043.025 224 MASON STREET

Lot B, Plan Number 6240, District Lot 517 and Parcel B, of Lots 5&6 See DD KC89643

449.81

4,256.35

512.00064.000 520 HENDRY AVENUE

Lot 3, Plan Number 6377, District Lot 517

256.04

4,626.90

512.00111.000 609 1st AVENUE

Lots 1 & 2, Block B, Plan Number 514, District Lot 517

144.49

4,286.34

512.00160.000 910 SICAMOUS AVENUE

Lots 19 & 20, Block F, Plan Number 514, District Lot 517

751.55

4,154.87

512.00348.017 1190 CURRIE AVENUE

Lot 7, Plan Number 32675, District Lot 517

2,807.84

7,993.99

512.00388.000 456 VETERAN ROAD

Lot 6, Plan Number 10538, District Lot 517

394.76

1,678.51

512.00414.002 215 PINE STREET

Lot B, Plan Number 31450, District Lot 517

609.95

5,012.03

512.00463.000 220 BIRCH STREET

Lot 14, Plan Number 5871, District Lot 517

445.16

2,337.55

512.00494.000 315 BIRCH STREET

Lot 3, Plan Number 14854, District Lot 517

2,511.50

8,652.68

512.00505.000 527 PINE STREET

Lot A, Plan Number 18994, District Lot 517

2,440.61

8,184.81

254.60

636.21

512.71025.280 28-1214 OKANAGAN AVENUE Manufactured Home Reg. # 13206, Bay # 28, WHISPERING PINES MHP

*Upset Price includes delinquent taxes and interest, taxes in arrear and interest, and current taxes and interest, along with any applicable administration and Land Title fees Joni Heinrich, Chief Administrative Officer, September 7, 2012


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Team fashion show Sept. 23 What started as a way to bring people together, have some fun and do some good has evolved into an annual event, and the group responsible is enlisting the help of the Chase community. Eight years ago, a group of women from Chase decided to take part in the Weekend to End Women’s Cancer event in Vancouver. It wasn’t intended to be anything big, explains Diana Endean, a member of Team Chase. The community came together and sent down a total of six walkers with 18 supporters and was able to raise $26,000. “From a small community, that is a lot of work,” says Endean. This success has since inspired the group of Chase residents to continue to come to-

gether each year. While the people who have made up the group have changed throughout the years, the intent remains the same. “The only reason we can to do this is because we have so much support from the community,” says Endean. Team Chase continues to raise money for cancer but has narrowed the focus since its inception, now donating all funds raised to CIBC’s Run For The Cure. Endean explains the decision was made because more of the money, which is donated in large part by the community, will stay in the area instead of being sent away. This was an important factor for Team Chase. Endean is proud to say the team regularly

wins the Most Funds Raised By Family and Friends award at the Run For The Cure event. Initially the group raised money by donning their now somewhat signature cowboy hats, and square dancing at local events, anniversaries and the like. The group no longer dances, but instead opted for a number of other fundraising opportunities, including their annual spring Pink Ribbon Classic golf tournament, which has just experienced its second successful year. One of their more popular events and a major fundraiser is their Fall Fashion Show, which is just around the corner. This year’s fashions will be provided by Suzanne’s, which has locations in both Kamloops and Salmon Arm,

with clothes for women from young adult and up, at any size. “Jewelry, handbags and other accessories will also be included in the clothing lines,” says an excited Endean. Endean says the designs will be dressy casual and will suit anyone. “Whether they are planning to take a cruise, or a trip down South for the winter, or plan on braving the cold, there will be something there for them.” Team Chase would like to add a men’s line to the show; however they are still looking for male models to volunteer their time. Team Chase will be heading to Kamloops to take part in the walk Sept. 30 and are looking at sending 12 to 15 participants. There are only 100

What’s On in Chase Square dancers, Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday Sept. 8, Chase Community Hall. Chase Country Christmas planners’ meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 5 p.m. Craig’s Bakery. Haldane Strong Start, Monday, Sept. 10, 8:30 to 11 a.m. The free program is returning for another year of fun and is available for

children up to school age. Parents are asked to accompany children. Program runs on all regular school days. Prairie Roots: Saskia and Darrel, Thursday, Sept. 13, Chase Creekside Seniors Centre. Tickets available at the door for $10. For more information, call Denise at 250577-3857. A portion of the event proceeds will

go to support the seniors centre. Team Chase Fashion Show, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m., curling club lounge. Tickets are $10 and available from all team Chase members as well as at Liquid Hair and The Flower Girls. All proceeds go to the CIBC Run For The Cure event. Taoist Tai Chi sets practice, Mondays from

10 to 11 a.m., Chase Community Hall, spectators always welcome, new classes starting Thursday, Sept. 13. For more info, contact Judy at 250-6795425 or go to www. taoist.org. What’s On in Chase community notices are printed free of charge. Email notices to shuswapmarket@saobserver.net.

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#Defenceman Shane Hanna from Salmon Arm stops a player in his tracks during a scrimmage at the Salmon Arm SilverBacks training camp held recently at the Shaw Centre. Head coach and GM Troy Mick has finalized his roster, and the ’Backs open the regular season at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 against West Kelowna, before taking on Nanaimo on Sunday at 11 a.m. Then it’s a home-and-home series versus Vernon on Friday, Sept. 14 at the Shaw Centre, followed by a Saturday contest in Vernon. Both games start at 7 p.m. Bryden Marsh joins Shane Hanna as one of the two local players on the team.

Obituaries

Obituaries

SANDRA GORE The family of Sandra Gore, formerly of Shuswap Lake Estates, wish to inform friends of her passing August 16, 2012. To help celebrate Sandy and her new adventures we’d like you to join us on an Okanagan Lake Tour the afternoon of Saturday, September 22, on board the Boardroom Executive Houseboat. Please contact the family for more details.

MERCER, TAFFY DALE June 13, 1953 – September 2, 2012 Words alone cannot convey the depth of our sadness at the passing of Taffy Dale Mercer (nee Lind). Taffy leaves behind her husband, Garth and daughter, Chelsea. She is also survived by her three sisters and one brother: Cynthia (Michael) O”Connell of Port Moody, British Columbia; Debbie (Gordon) Hegland of Big River, Saskatchewan; Iris (Max) Powell of St John’s, Newfoundland and Mark (Marian) Lind of White Rock, British Columbia. After a long and hard fought battle with cancer, Taffy passed away on Sunday, September 2. But this illness was not what defined her. She was magnificent at almost everything she undertook. Taffy had graduated with an RN in 1981 and was known as an exemplary nurse. She worked initially at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster and then for many years at Shuswap Lake General Hospital. She loved to travel, meet new people and embrace new experiences, with outdoor sports being high on the priority list. But her true passion over the years was nurturing and caring for her daughter, Chelsea. She was an amazing mother even as the disease took hold and drained her of her energy. She would still embrace every aspect of Chelsea’s young life and offer her guidance. A special thanks for the wonderful care and support that Taffy received from the Shuswap Community Care team, Shuswap Lake General Hospital staff and Shuswap Hospice Society. A warm thanks as well to her many friends that were unconditionally there for her throughout her illness. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation or the Shuswap Hospice Society. Taffy was a gift to all who knew her and we will be remembering her at a service on Saturday, September 8th, 11:00 AM, at River of Life Community Church located at Shuswap Lake Estates, lower level, 2405 Centennial Drive in Blind Bay. Online condolences may be sent to Taffy’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com

COFFEY, JOHN THOMAS February 8, 1948 - September 1, 2012 It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing at home of John Coffey, on Saturday, September 1, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife Linda, daughters Erin (Peter) & Tanya, sisters Marsha (Ewart) & Debra (Dale) and brother Bob (Gisele), plus cousins, aunts & many friends. John was a teacher at J.L. Jackson School for many years and after retirement a cornerstone for the Shuswap Trail Alliance and an avid gardener. A casual dress Celebration of Life gathering will be held at the Coffey family residence on Friday, September 7 from 2 pm – 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in John’s memory to The Shuswap Trail Alliance, Box 1531, Salmon Arm, V1E 4P6, The Canadian Cancer Society, 111 Lakeshore Dr. N.E., Salmon Arm, V1E 2V7 or a charity of your choice. The family extends a huge thank you to family, friends, the medical community, Friends Abreast paddling team and so many others who have supported us through this difficult time. Your kindness will never be forgotten. Online condolences can be sent through John’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com

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Public Notice of Open House Malakwa and North Fork Bridge Improvements The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure invites the public to attend a Project Development Open House to preview plans for the replacement of the Malakwa and North Fork bridges and provide input on this project. The new four-lane bridges and improvements to Highway 1 between Sicamous and Revelstoke will improve the safety and mobility of the highway for all road users. Ministry staff will be available to provide information and answer questions. The drop-in open house is scheduled for the following date and time:

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Malakwa Community Centre 4118 Community Hall Road Malakwa, B.C. (Approximately 20 kilometres east of Sicamous.) For more information, please contact Senior Project Manager Ken Aura in Kamloops at 250 828-4254 or by e-mail at Ken.Aura@gov.bc.ca.


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#Salmon Arm Secondary grad Travis Froelich stops a shot while defender Austin Schneebli prepares to help out as the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s soccer team wrapped up a strong preseason campaign with a 2-0 loss on Sept. 1 to Trinity Western University Spartans in Langley. Froelich and Schneebli are joined by Salmon Arm’s Colton Walker on the TRU team. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

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CLASSACTION Everyone’s got talent. You’re never too old to learn new tricks. Taking a night class or a series of lessons might start out as just a pleasant way to pass time, but be prepared to discover a new passion that will contribute to your personal fulfillment. Guitar, stained glass, watercolor painting, photography, computers, yoga: the choice of activities and classes is virtually endless! If you’re a parent, one of your roles is to ensure

that your children are aware of all the different activities open to them. Learning new skills will help them discover their talents and increase their feeling of self-worth outside of academic success. They will learn one of life’s great lessons at a young age: that a hobby is a necessary escape from daily life in order to find balance and the ability to cope with stress. Perhaps they will continue to cultivate this newfound interest for

many years to come! Or perhaps they will wander from one interest to another only to go back to one of them as an adult. Whatever the case, they will expand their horizons and develop their self-esteem. Are you retired or about to be? It’s never too late to

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Shuswap Ringette is Looking For Players for the 2012/2013 Season! New Players are invited to give the fast & fun game of Ringette a try at our annual “Come Try Ringette Day”. Join us on ice to find out about the fun and friendship and enjoy the skating and skills of Ringette. This is a free event for 5-12 year olds. Registration is encouraged.

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Mixed Marshall Arts team member Jordan Roy spars with a partner during his training for an upcoming bout on the UCL15 King of th Valley card taking place Sept. 8 in Merritt. Joining him in Merritt will be Marcus Blair. Matt Blair was planning to go but suffered an elbow injury.

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Walk for Parkinson’s The 17th annual Parkinson SuperWalk will take place at McGuire Lake Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. On-site registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. at McGuire Lake Park with the walk set to take place at 10 a.m. All proceeds raised from the event will go to the Parkinson’s Society British Columbia. To pre-register for the event or make a donation, visit www.parkinson.bc.ca.

Bike for Life The Salmon Arm Bike for Your Life Century Ride takes place Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. start at Blackburn Park. It’s a non-competitive fun event for all ages with 10-kilometre, 35-km, 75-km and 100-km distances. Details and on-line registration can be found at www.bikeforyourlife.com. Proceeds go to Salmon Arm’s Second Harvest Food Bank.

Hike for Hospice The Shuswap Trail Alliance, partnering with Shuswap Hospice Society and Active Salmon Arm, are once again presenting fully-guided fall hikes. This year’s series begins on Saturday, Sept. 15 with Joss Mountain for experienced hikers. Preregister by calling the Shuswap Hospice Society at 250-832-7099. All proceeds go to support Shuswap Hospice Society and cover the cost of insurance.

Terry Fox Run The 32nd Annual Terry Fox Run will be taking place on Sunday, Sept 16 at Blackburn Park. Registration is at 8:30am and the start time is 10 a.m. Walk, run, roller, bike, push a wheelchair, or bring your pet on a leash.

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Obituaries

Obituaries

ERIC PETERSEN 1939 - 2012 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Eric Petersen August 26th, 2012 at Shuswap Lake General Hospital after a brief struggle with cancer. Eric was predeceased by his son, Jason in 2000, both parents, Carl and Frieda Petersen, and his sister Elsie. He leaves to miss him his wife of 47 years, Peggy of Salmon Arm, son Chris, daughter-in-law Jennifer and grandson Marcus, of Campbell River, B.C. Also an extended in-law family with many neices and nephews, in particular Jim and Sherry Stevenson of Lloydminster, Alberta. Eric worked in construction, starting in Castlegar in 1967 on the Arrow Dam, then Hudson’s Hope on the Bennett Dam. He moved his family to Mica Creek in 1973 and lived in the Columbia/Shuswap District until his passing. He was in Revelstoke 17 years, and retired to Sicamous for 14 years, and finally moved to Salmon Arm in 2008. His happiest working years were as the original owner/operator of the “Rebel” Boom Truck Service in Revelstoke, BC. Eric so enjoyed meeting or bumping into his old construction buddies, and maintained friendships with many of them throughout his life. He will be sadly missed. We welcomed friends and family to his home to celebrate his life on Friday August 31st. Internment will be at a later date at Mount Ida Cemetery beside his son Jason. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the Terry Fox Foundation in Eric’s memory. Arrangements were conducted by both Fischers and Bowers Funeral Homes. Online condolences can be sent through Eric’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com

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HELEN JEAN MACKENZIE (nee Aberson) April 8th, 1926 - August 5th, 2012 Helen passed away peacefully with her husband of 62 years, Murdo by her side. She is also survived and forever remembered by daughters, Heather (Rob) Zand, and Janet (Lloyd) Fairclough as well as five grandchildren, Hailey, Rachel, Chloe, Derek and Luke. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 at the Eagle Bay Community Church, Eagle Bay, BC from 2-4 p.m. The family would like to thank special friends Tessa, Klaus and Jonah Kristensen for there love and support of our Mom over the last few years, and the staff of Piccadilly Care Center, for their kindness, and care of our Mom while she was a resident there. Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm, (250) 833-1129. EMAIL condolences and share memories at www.fischersfuneralservices.com.

MACKINTOSH, PETER KILGOUR (1924 – 2012) Peter Kilgour passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, after a short illness, in Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Peter was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, but grew up in the Okanagan Valley. Throughout his life, he was an avid outdoorsman; enjoyed photography, hiking and fly fishing. He also had a passion for woodworking, winemaking and gardening, and a tremendous ability to repair anything mechanically or electrically if needed. Peter was always a very practical man. He had a distinguished career, working in broadcast communications for over 30 years. He was Engineering Manager for Moffat Broadcasting stations CKLG AM and CFOX FM throughout the 1960’s and 70’s at the peak of their success. He returned to his much-loved Okanagan in the late 70’s, working at CKXR radio, while he planned and built his dream home, at Eagle Bay, on Shuswap Lake. Peter’s expanded family includes 3 sons, Michael, James (Laura) and Ian (Holly) by first wife Pamela (deceased). He was re-married to his loving wife Mary in 1988, whose family warmly welcomed him, including Jack (Lisa), Helena (Rick), and Ingrid. Together, Mary and Peter have 14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Peter was quiet and thoughtful, but was gifted with a clever sense of humour. He was quick to make a joke and enjoyed teasing his daughters-in-law. He had a capacity to make the people he cared about feel very special. He was a regular volunteer to his church groups at St Martins (North Vancouver), and Eagle Bay, in support of their service clubs. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Eagle Bay Community Church (Eagle Bay Road). A reception will follow with refreshments in the Eagle Bay Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made directly to Eagle Bay Community Church (4802 Eagle Bay Road, Eagle Bay, BC V0E 1T0) or to Vernon Jubilee Hospital (2101 32nd Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5L2. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca Cremation arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES® Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237

In Loving Memory of TERRY TULMAN May 15, 1950 - August 28, 2012 Terry Tulman passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, August 28th at Lynndale Lodge in Salmon Arm BC. Terry was a very outgoing, pleasant and joyful soul who dispensed happiness to all those he encountered in this life. The fact that he had down syndrome only added to his charm. He is survived by his mother Dorothea, brother Curtis (Leslie), sister Valerie (Ken), nephew Jesse and niece Alanna. The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the residents and staff of Lynndale Lodge for their many years of friendship and loving care. A Celebration of Life service was held at Bowers Funeral Home, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 2:00 pm. “We know that when this earthly tent is taken down, we will have a house in heaven.” 2 Cor 5:1 Email condolences may be sent to Terry’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com EMBURY, MILDRED DORAINE

Mildred Doraine Embury, born in Fairy Glen, Sask. on May 20, 1915, passed away on February 8, 2012 in Salmon Arm. Mildred is survived by her immediate family as well as her large extended family and many friends. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 8 at 1 pm. at Deo Lutheran Church in Salmon Arm; everyone wishing to attend will be warmly welcomed. On Sept. 12 a service will be held at Carrot River Valley Lutheran Church in Fairy Glen where Mildred will be buried next to her beloved husband Roy and her loving parents Alph and Augusta Anderson. Memorial gifts may be given to LAMP or to The Cemetery Fund at Carrot River Valley Lutheran Church, Fairy Glen, Sask. in Mildred’s honour. Email condolences may be sent to Mildred’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com

On behalf of Harry Bartlett and his family, we would like to thank the Palliative Care program of Salmon Arm for enabling Harry to stay at home where he wanted to be during his illness. Thank you to the Community Care Aides who came cheerfully every day and to the Community Care Nurses who helped him to be as comfortable as possible. Thank you also to the Red Cross program for lending their equipment. A very special thank you to Dr. Chris Weicker for his wonderful medical care and for attending Harry at home. You are truly a family doctor. ~Dianne Bartlett and Julie Creasy


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BARTLETT, HENRY (HARRY) ROBERT We accept all Jan. 8, 1936 - Aug. 16, 2012 Memorial Society It is with much and Pre-Need sadness that we announce the passing Funeral Policies of Henry Robert Making final arrangements Bartlett on August for a loved one isn’t easy. 16th, 2012, known That’s why compassion goes to his friends as into everything we do. We Harry. He was born are prepared to arrange any in Vancouver, BC on special request you may have. January 8th, 1936. He was always proud • Traditional Services to be Canadian. He • Cremation Services grew up with his family • Prearrangement Planning in Qualicum Beach, • All inquiries welcome 24 hrs. BC. He had a happy childhood growing up Kim on the beach and developed a love ofIngenthron soccer and other sports. Licensed Amy He was predeceased by his daughter Funeral Director Sherwood in 2002 and his brother-in-law Bob Dobinson. He is survived by his loving wife of FUNERALJulie SERVICES & almost 40 years Dianne, his daughter Creasy, CREMATORIUM LTD. his sons-in-law Clint Creasy and Patrick Sherwood and his pride and joy, his four grandchildren, 4060-1st Ave. S.W. Jerra Creasy, Alex Sherwood, Ivan and Gavin Salmon Arm, 833-1129 Creasy. Also mourning him www.fi deeply are his sister schersfuneralservices.com Frances Dobinson of Qualicum Beach and brother Serving Kamloops to Golden Arthur (Lorraine) Bartlett of TollBerowra, Australia, Free 1-888-816-1117 his niece Kathy Dobinson of London, Ontario and his nephew Bob (Heather) Dobinson of Qualicum Beach as well as his cousins Shirley (Karl) Roessler of Edmonton, AB and John (Pearl) Elson of Thorsby, AB. Harry had a satisfying career as a lawyer in Salmon Arm. He belonged to the Salmon Arm Bar Association and was a director for the Legal Aid Services for many years where he came across many a fine character that he never judged. Harry was respected by his peers and always enjoyed their discussions! He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle and his family was very important to him. He enjoyed family celebrations, birthdays, Christmas and all holidays where the family would be together. We all remember his sense of humour and witty comments and entertaining stories! He enjoyed jazz music, reading and gardening and was able to enjoy many trips after retiring. Thank you to all our wonderful friends and relatives who came to visit regularly and a huge thank you to the Palliative Care Program for their help in enabling Harry to be at home during his illness. An extra special thank you to Dr. Chris Weicker for his dedication in attending Harry. He is truly a family doctor. As Harry’s friend Glen said, “Harry’s theme song should be I Did It My Way”. Lovingly remembered by his family and friends. No service by request, but “Harry’s stories” can be directed to his home. Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129. EMAIL condolences and share memories through Harry’s obituary at www. fischersfuneralservices.com.

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Date: Sept. 12-Oct. 17, 2012 • Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9:15 p.m. Location: Salmon Arm, B.C. Participants must pre-register before Sept. 11, 2012, call Donna at (250) 832-2170 ext. 206 or email: salmonarm@bcss.org. Presented by Mental Illness Family Support Centre, sponsored by BC Schizophrenia Society and Interior Health

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Buckerfield’s is seeking a Store Manager for our Salmon Arm location. The successful candidate will have retail understanding in the following areas: Nursery stock, fertilizer, grass seed Livestock feed and supplies Pet food and supplies Wild bird food and supplies Inventory control Staff management Retail merchandising A negotiable salary and bonus compensation is offered depending on experience. All resumes should be forwarded to: Barb Gent, Director of Human Resources Email barb.gent@buckerfields.org Mail – Buckerfield’s 587 Alberni Hwy. Parksville, B.C. V9P 1J9

Semi-Retired or retired person or couple. Front Desk Clerk . Wanted to manage & operate 20 unit motel in Vernon, BC. Accommodation included. Apply with resume at silverstarmotel@shaw.ca or fax : 250-545-3859 SERVERS needed at Home Restaurant in Sorrento need immed. Apply in person with resume to Brad or Sandy Truck driver required with Class 1 licence, ability to operate other heavy equipment and basic mechanic knowledge. This is a small company so person needs to do a variety of work. We work Mon-Fri & mainly within the local area. Resumes can be mailed to Box 358, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N5 WORKING couple needs housekeeper NS ref’s requ’d housekeepingad@yahoo.ca

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Employment Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services PRESTIGE Hotels & Resorts require full-time Room Attendants to clean and prepare rooms for hotel guests at: • Prestige Harbourfront Resort, 251 Harbourfront Dr., Salmon Arm • Prestige Inn Radium, 7493 Main St., Radium • Prestige Rocky Mtn Resort, 209 Van Horne St., Cranbrook • Best Western Cranbrook Hotel, 1019 Cranbrook St. North, Cranbrook • Prestige Lakeside Resort, 701 Lakeside Dr., Nelson • Prestige Mountain Resort, 1919 Columbia Ave., Rossland. No experience required. Applicant must have basic English. Conditions: Full Time, Shift, Weekend and Weekday. Wage: $12.89/hour. To apply, complete employment application found on w w w. p r e s t i g e h o t e l s a n d r e sor ts.com/careers-main.php and submit with your resume to Career@PrestigeHotels.ca

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Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union Manager Member Experience, Full-time Uptown Salmon Arm Make your own future at SASCU. As one of BC’s best companies to work for, we invest in our employees and support our communities, all in a fun, collaborative environment. Plus, we offer things our employees can appreciate on a daily basis – a competitive total compensation package and work-life balance. In this new branch scheduled to open in spring 2013 the Manager Member Experience is a key member of the branch leadership team. The Manager Member Experience will report to the Uptown Branch Manager. Direct reports include a team of Service Representatives, Branch Administrator and the Branch Host. The Manager Member Experience will excel at coaching and leading a team to ensure sales and service objectives are met and that the Member Experience is consistently delivered across the branch. With a passion for sales and service, the Manager Member Experience will carry out the Uptown Service Model Guiding Principles: • • • •

Ensure that the member is at the centre of all we do Create a warm and welcoming environment for the member Have fun and find ways to make the members a part of it Take personal responsibility for the member experience

The Manager Member Experience will supervise and lead the day to day activities of the front-line area to achieve objectives and to ensure operational efficiency. This position will actively interact with members and provide coaching to front line staff to execute SASCU’s sales and service strategy and achieve member and employee satisfaction targets. The successful candidate will be accountable to:

We Care is currently hiring for a LPN Manager in a seniors care home in Salmon Arm, BC. This position requires an individual with flexibility, adaptability and a great attitude. Must have the ability to work well in a team environment, accept changes on a daily basis, possess excellent supervisory/leadership skills. This position is responsible for the administration and supervision of a 22 bed complex care facility. Ensuring the delivery of quality care to residents, providing nursing assessments, care plan outcome evaluations while maintaining and implementing licensing requirements. Supervision and mentoring of LPNs and Care Aides. Communicate with Home Care Nursing, 3rd Party Funders and Families. Work to full scope of practice. Experience: Minimum 2 years active RN/LPN Nursing experience in Facility care. Qualifications: Current RN/LPN registration. Supervisor/Management course an asset. Applicants are to apply by email to joinus.wecare@telus.net or fax to 250-545-9729 or in person at 3907 27th Street, Vernon, BC.

• Lead and develop the front line team to actively identify opportunities to recommend products and services to meet member needs and make quality referrals to sales team as appropriate; • Work with the Branch Manager to develop a proactive strategy to lead the branch to build a greater membership base and have a positive impact on the community; • Support staff by being a resource and providing coaching, guidance and technical direction on all front-line products, services, policies and procedures; • Champion the SASCU Member Experience and lead programs established to enhance the SASCU Member Experience; • Take ownership of member concerns and resolve or support staff in correcting complex and/ or difficult member service situations; • Monitor and assist with orchestrating the flow of members within the branch to ensure all members feel welcomed and attended to in a timely manner; • Ensure adherence to service standards through ongoing observation, communications and training; • Responsible for front line staffing; • Oversee branch cash flow, cash orders, troubleshoot ATM’s etc; and • Acts as Privacy Champion for the branch Education, Training and Experience The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience: Two years post-secondary education, plus 4-6 years progressive financial industry experience in a sales and service capacity including 1 year in a leadership role. Solid knowledge of credit union policies, procedures and controls and knowledge of the features and benefits of SASCU’s deposit products and services. Solid working knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to activities supervised and performed. Competencies:

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AUTOMOTIVE F & I / BUSINESS MANAGER Full Time position, to provide Credit, Financial and Insurance Services to Automotive Customers. Candidate should have a solid background in Automotive Enhancement Products to go along with extensive knowledge in Credit, Financial, and Insurance on line Programs. We are a Honda Dealership in the very desirable West Kootenay area. A great place, if you enjoy the natural beauty of a semi rural part of Southern B.C. We offer an above average compensation package as well as benefits (after probation period). Would prefer a candidate with experience, but may consider someone with proven sales background in the Automotive or Banking Industry. Email resume to: glacierhonda@telus.net or Mail to: Ron Cutler Glacier Honda 1602 Columbia Ave., Castlegar, B.C. V1N 1H9 Phone: 250-365-4845 Fax 250-368-4865

Columbia Shuswap Regional District Is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the following position

INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (Permanent Position) The CSRD is seeking an energetic team player who works well with co-workers and colleagues to join our IT team as the IS Technician. Under the general direction of the IS Coordinator the IS Technician will perform a variety of general and specific local network technical duties and will provide technical support for the CSRD internet and intranet sites, and ensures the Network infrastructure performs properly. This is a permanent position, subject to the provisions of the Collective Agreement negotiated between the CSRD and CUPE Local 1908. A copy of the related position description is available on the CSRD website at www.csrd. bc.ca. Applications will be treated as confidential and must be received by 4:00 PM, Friday, September 14th, 2012. Interested applicants must send a letter of interest and résumé to: Brad Payne IT Coordinator Columbia Shuswap Regional District Box 978, 781 Marine Park Drive NE SALMON ARM, BC, V1E 4P1 Email: bpayne@csrd.bc.ca

• Ability to provide effective leadership to staff through on-going coaching and feedback; • Ability to resolve challenging situations and more complex member situations that have been escalated; • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about SASCU; • Ability to provide exceptional member service; and • Commitment to continuous learning and self development. This position provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic professional to further their career within a successful and growing organization. Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union is a community-based, financial co-operative, which offers a full range of banking and financial services. As of April 30, 2012, Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union is owned by 18,977 members with assets of $476 million under administration. For more information please visit our website. To apply, drop off, mail or email a résumé to us by Friday September 14, 2012 at: Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union Human Resources Box 868, Salmon Arm, B.C. V1E 4N9

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RELAY FOR LIFE REMEMBER FIGHT BACK Calling all Community Leaders Are you looking for an opportunity to develop and put your communication, delegation, networking or project management skills to use for a good cause? The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to join the Relay For Life Leadership Committee in your community and be a leader in the biggest cancer fundraising event in Canada.

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THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF S.D. NO. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) The Board of Education of School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Invites applications for the position of Music Accompanist. This is a temporary position. SALARY: $18.20 per hour SHIFT: This is an on-call position and may require some evening work. Qualifications: • Grade 12 plus course in Music Theory • Piano performance skills equal to Toronto Conservatory Grade Nine • Ability to sight read literature of a minimum difficulty level of Grade Three • General knowledge of music theory and history equal to Toronto Conservatory Level Three • Ability to follow a conductor and to follow verbal instructions • Ability to adapt to changes in a score, to transpose, and to improvise musical accompaniment. Duties and Responsibilities: • Provision of piano accompaniment to choral groups under the direction of the Music instructor • Attendance at Music Classes, rehearsals and concerts to provide piano accompaniment to groups (daytime and evening work required). Please submit resume with full supporting documents to the Human Resources Department, Darlene Chambers, Box 129, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N2 by September 14, 2012. Fax No. 250-832-9428 or tward@sd83.bc.ca We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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SHOP FOREMANHeavy Equipment. We are currently seeking applications for a working foreman for our Vernon company. The successful applicant will monitor and supervise equipment, repairs/maintenance, maintain records, including purchases/repairs, for all equipment. The company is a construction based company with a large and small array of equipment. Equipment such as John Deere, Bowmag, gravel trucks, trailers, service trucks, pickups and other types of equipment. Preference will be given to the candidate who is a licensed mechanic, has management experience and construction equipment repair experience. The shift is 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri. Candidates should be flexible to work extra hours during busy season. Please apply by fax 250-503-2004.

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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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Misc Services GI JANITORIAL SERVICES 12yrs exp. in Residential Cleaning. 250-463-1151

Painting & Decorating

Services

By shopping local you support local people. Computer Services

Computer Services

Need Help?

KEYSTROKE

COMPUTER SERVICE

250-836-5300

Repairs and Sales Upgrades and accessories Wireless & home networking

John Schlosar, A+ Certified computer@cablelan.net

Garden & Lawn

Garden & Lawn

Esthetics Services

nt iscou $D ting$$ $ ain P • Residential

PERMANENT Laser Hair reduction. Call for a free consultation. Sada (250)832-4266 Shuswap Laser Clinic or email: info@shuswaplaser.com

& Commercial • Interior/Exterior

• Wallpapering • Drywall Repair • Professional Workmanship • Seniors Discounts

Financial Services

For Free Estimate call Lorraine

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com

Cell 833-8009 Home 836-4154

Fruit & Vegetables

Fruit & Vegetables

Serving Sicamous & Area for 20+ Years

Pears Petersonn )Apples, & Prunes d ) Orchards

Laura’s Homemade Pies

Fresh Pressed Apple Juice!

Available frozen at Peterson Orchards!

4 km North on 30th St. NE 5690 35th St. NE Phone 832-4155 or 832-1347

Fresh Daily

Any Quantity 8 am to 8 pm Everyday

Phone to Order or Drop In

Pet Services

lRMaSnALdES’s B FA PICK-UP OR DELIVERY

• Shavings, Sawdust, Bark Mulch, Wood Chips (bulk/ mini bags) • Well Rotted Manure • Soils • Extra Clean Wheat Straw

Stanley Bland 832-6615 or 833-2449

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Employment

REIMER’S FARM SERVICE We Deliver

• Bark Mulch • Shavings • Sawdust

250-260-0110 or 804-3030

Pet Services

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NO JOB TOO SMALL

Driveways & Parking Lots

FREE ESTIMATES! CALL NOW! 1-888-670-0066

POWER PAVING SERVING ALL THE KOOTENAYS Pets & Livestock

Equestrian HORSE & tack for sale $1000. (250)253-7702

Feed & Hay A horse quality orchardgrass, 2nd crop $5 , & 1st crop $4 Al Fritzel (250)832-9070 ALFALFA Timothy hay, small squares. Good Beef, Cow feed. J. Lepine 250-832-2962

Pets Basset Hound Puppies, ready Aug 31, vet checked, 1st shots 1-250-833-4081 BOUVIER PUPS, home raised, loyal & loving. var. colors $800. Call 250-486-6773. sm.white@shaw.ca

Chesapeake brown reg’d hip checked Avail for stud 250803-1838 Chocolate Lab pups 5f, 1st shots, de wormed $650 Avail Sep 1 (250) 554-9214 DOG TRAINING CLASSES Obedience Puppy Kindergarten, Agility. Practical positive training produces reliable, willing & cooperative pets! pawsforfun1@gmail.com (250)517-8308 (250)679-3835 N&T CANINE CARE Daycare, boarding, grooming. Visit our webpage: www.nandtcaninecare.ca 250-835-0136 With Dignity & Understanding. N&T PET CREMATION SERVICES call 250-835-0136

PET GROOMING

Merchandise for Sale

Monday to Friday

Antiques / Vintage

With Patty All Breeds including Cats & Large Dogs

Appointments necessary.

271A Trans-Can. Hwy. N.E. (across from KFC) • 250-832-0604

Misc Services

Misc Services

old gal says “GIT ‘ER DONE!”

CARPENTER/HANDYMAN

Auctions ANTIQUE AUCTION Sunday, Sept. 23, 12pm Visit: carlinhallauctions.com No Buyer Fee 250-835-2126

$100 & Under BAR Fridge 30’X30’ w/stand the same. Exc cond 250-8358494 $75. OBO MEN’S RH metal golf clubs, #1/#3 woods, 3-PW irons, 1doz. new balls & pull cart incl., $25. firm (250)804-0443

Available

Grumpy Old Man • Building Projects • Home Improvements • Repairs, Renovations • Too many years experience fixing old houses • Local References

COUNTRY HOME ANTIQUES 5min from Armstrong. Now open again, Sat &Sun 10am5, or by appt. Barn full of Quality Antiques, 4262 MacDonald Rd (off Otter Lake Rd) 250-546-2529

Fruit & Vegetables

250 833-5668

STRAWBERRIES, Raspberries, Loganberries are ready now. Sandy Acres Berry Farm (250)832-5398 (250)833-6617


Shuswap Market News Friday, September 7, 2012

Merchandise for Sale Firewood/Fuel SEASONED FIREWOOD Reserve your firewood. Call Gus @ 250-833-2705

Garage Sales Sept 8-9 8am-4pm Moving Sale 7130 51st NE New batteries and chargers hshld etc.

Heavy Duty Machinery A- STEEL SHIPPING STORAGE CONTAINERS / Bridges / Equipment Wheel loaders JD 644E & 544A / 63’ & 90’ Stiff boom 5th wheel crane trucks/Excavators EX200-5 & 892D-LC / Small forklifts / F350 C/C “Cabs”20’40’45’53’ New/ Used/ Damaged /Containers Semi Trailers for Hiway & StorageCall 24 Hrs 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB www.rtccontainer.com

Misc. for Sale 77 GAL. FISH TANK with polished aluminum and cherry wood stand. 48” wide, 18” deep and stands 5’ high. Dual lighting, ornaments, gravel. New aerator and new fuval 403 filter/pump. Empty and clean. Ready to go. $500.00. 250-803-0560 or 250-8045156. ANTIQUE AUCTION Sunday, Sept. 23, 12pm Visit: carlinhallauctions.com No Buyer Fee 250-835-2126 CEDAR Shakes, 24” hand split. (1-250)836-3143 Malakwa CLEAR PLASTIC TARPS, approx. 40’x40’, $25.00/tarp, Days (250)835-4541 Evenings/Weekends (250)833-2118 HOT Tub in very good cond. Seats 6 Asking $2000 OBO 250-833-0196 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? Reddington fly rod. Like new in cask 250-833-1976 SEASONED cut Birch firewood. $150. per cord & can deliver locally. (250)675-2379

Real Estate

Rentals

Rentals

Rentals

Houses For Sale

Apt/Condo for Rent 2BDRM. 20 min to SA, like new, incl HW, W/D & AC, $695/mo. (250)804-0774 (250)803-1789 pets neg

Commercial/ Industrial

Misc for Rent

3BDRM 2 bath, Hot tub, AC Full basement, workshop, Central Vac, 2 car garage on 1/3 acre with U/G sprinkler 250-832-7268

Lots 3.85 Acres Great Lake View, 3 possible building sites, drilled well, hydro at lot line, fishing & ATV heaven. 10 min to golf course at Blind Bay, 20 min to Salmon Arm $135,000 (250)835-8888

Mobile Homes & Parks

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1280 Sq. Ft. New Reno’s. Scenic area amongst beautiful Cedar and fir trees in a 55+ park $118,500 250-803-8561 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

Mortgages TEKAMAR MORTGAGES

Best rate 5yr-3.09%OAC Serving the Columbia-Shuswap since 1976. Rates Consistently better than banks

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Rentals

Misc. Wanted

Rent To Own RENT LEASE OR SALE 10kms from town. $1100/mo + 1/2 util. 250-832-9875

Musical Instruments

Plants /Nursery SCREENED TOPSOIL. 250833-5576 or 250-838-7061.

Free Items FREE: 2 & 1/2 sheets of soffiting (250)832-7925 FREE: micro fiber loveseat, very good cond., needs cleaning, wall a way loveseat, blue foot rests, needs cleaning, black vinyl chair, good for outside, well broken in (250)8322168 FREE TO GOOD HOME Wire Haired X Terrier 250-832-9370

Real Estate Duplex/4 Plex ENDERBY 2 bed/1 bath, fdg, stove W/D, NP, NS, DD, $700. close to town (250)832-4397

Houses For Sale 3 BDRM. 2 BATH DBLE wide in park in Sicamous. lge. end lot, central air, deck & carport, 2 shops, new windows, roof, hw tank, floors. $110,000. 250-836-2647 or 250-2535151.

2-BDRM, 2-BATH, SICAMOUS LAKEFRONT fully furnished, underground parking, includes some utilities, faces the water. NO PETS, NO SMOKING, D/D $795/mo. 250-836-0094, 250-517-0634 1-403-540-2585 leona.hamilton@telus.net AVAILABLE immediately, spacious 1000sqft. 2bdrm. apt., downtown SA, can be used for residential or commercial incl. F/S, $850/mo. +DD & ref’s, (250)307-2431 ENDERBY 1bdrm, nice suite, $625/mo + Hydro, incl H.W. & heat, senior discount, (250)613-2670

Private Coin Collector Buying Collections, Silver Coins etc. Available now: 250-863-3082 PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670

CORT acoustic steel string guitar with cutaway, grover tuners and Fishman Pickup. Beautiful wood and sound. Must be seen and played to appreciate. $650 Call 250-517-8087 THINKING of piano lessons? Mason and Risch piano -superior tone, ivory keys (lovely to play on). Has served many students well. Will be dearly missed. 250-832-2067. Ok to leave message

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Apt/Condo for Rent 1800 Sq. Ft. 2 Bdrm, 2 Bath in Chase. incl W/D DW and util. $1100/mo. DD req’d. Avail Sept 1 One year minimum rental. 250-833-6029 1 bd apt downtwn Salmon Arm util.coin Ldry included $675. Call after 5pm 250-463-1513 1 BDRM CONDO in Sicamous, fully furnished, pool/hot tub. $700/mo. DD. Avail Sept. 1 2012 to June 30, 2013. Leanne at 250-804-3485.

Misc. for Sale

HUGE 1 bedroom, $850/mo. inc. utilities, garbage. NP, avail. Sept. 1st. Call Bonnie (1-250)871-6000 KERRI MANOR 2-bdrm. $825/mo. incl. f/s, d/w, a/c, h/w. Avail. Oct.1. 803-1694 LAKEVIEW MANOR FURNISHED & UNFURNISHED

suites in quiet adult NS, NP, seniors/professional building close to all amenities. Views McGuire Park & Shuswap Lake Available now 1Bdrm Furn. 2Bdrm Furn. or Unfurn. start $795/mo plus hydro Ref req’d 250-833-9148 PATRICIA MANOR 2-bdrm. $825/mo. incl. f/s, d/w, a/c, h/w. Avail. Oct.1. 803-1694 SICAMOUS WHITE PINES #48, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, fully furnished, newly renovated. $800/mo. + hydro. Avail. Sept. 1 to May 31. N.S. N.P. Call Leanne 250-804-3485.

Sicamous You deserve to live here! 2 bed, 3 bath FAB condo on the channel in Sicamous Gorgeous open plan Gourmet kitchen, W&D, FP, parkade for two vehicles, seasonal pool, hot tub, boat slip, furnished, available Oct. 1-June 15/2013 NP, DD $650 $650/mo. plus utilities (403)804-6228 (403)819-1295 (403)938-3408

NEWLY available 2 downtown semi-storefront office/retail premises, 657 & 1098sq.ft., great location, available immediately (250)804-9125

Our classified ads are on the net! Check it out at www.bcclassified.com

Log Home Sunnybrae Canoe Pt. Rd. 5bed, 3.5 bath, infloor heat, available August 1 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse in Salmon Arm 3 bedroom, 1 bath basement suite in SA 2 bedroom, 2 bath + den 4 plex in Salmon Arm 1 bedroom Condo in Salmon Arm 2 bed, 2 bath condo in Salmon Arm

Call AL BINGHAM

Cottages / Cabins 2BDRM cabin w/storage shed, 2appl., quiet country setting next to park, walking distance to Mara Demille’s store $575/mo. util. incl. (250)8364643 BRIGHT, clean fully furn. cottage, Paradise Point, past Sunnybrae, 1bdrm., Kitchen living & dining room, laundry $700/mo., incl. hydro, sat tv & internet. (250)835-8236 NEWLY reno’d 2bdrm cabin on scenic riverfront acreage near Grindrod, NS NP, Oct1-Apr30 $600/mo util. incl. (250)838-7484

250-804-6216

Mobile Homes & Pads 2 BDRM & 3 BDRM available in Malakwa. $600/mo. & $700/mo. plus hydro. 250-8362928. RENT or Rent to Own Mobile Home 2 bd,1 1/2 bth,W/D, A/C,fridge, stove,oven,Older but clean, call Tracy 250-5179254 or text. Rent $1000. DD 1/2 of rent.

Housesitting

Homes for Rent

AVAILABLE to house sit over the winter. Need someone to look after you seasonal Residence? Female, tidy, respectful willing to pay rent. Please Call 250-682-1540

DAILY, weekly, monthly meals/hskp. incl., single or double private bdrm, living room, bath. incl. sat tv, wifi, laundry (250)804-5545

2Bdrm close to Picadilly Mall very clean Reno’d avail Immed. on 2 Acres C/W garage,outbuildings and fenced field. NS $1200 disc for 1 yr. Lease 250-804-9125 3BDRM., 2 bath house Large deck 5 appl’s NS small pet neg 1 yr. lease DD and ref’s req’d. close to school & store, Ranchero area. $1,200/mo. (250)803-8935 Avail Oct 1 3BDRM 2 bath In Silver Creek $650/mo 250-832-4326

Mobile Homes & Parks

Mobile Homes & Parks

Misc for Rent

Commercial/ Industrial 2 BAY SHOP-2160 sq. ft. w/ hydraulic hoist. TCH & Seed Frontage Rd. Sicamous. Next to Gas Plus. For rental inquiries call 250-836-0095.

Misc. for Sale

Rentals

Homes for Rent

Homes for Rent

3BDRM Blind Bay 2 bath fully furn util incl $1200/mo OBO 250-515-3169

SUNNYBRAE. 2 Bedrm very private, energy efficient home, unique design, woodstove, 2 blocks from lake, pets neg Avail Sept 1st. $850/mo. 604-536-3921, 250-835-8236. SUNNYBRAE 3Bdrm 2 full bath. Private. AC garage NS NP first and last months rent (1 yr. lease) $1100 + Util 250835-2328

3BDRM. executive newer home for yearly lease located close to town center, 2.5bath, all appl. incl., NS, NP, DD & refs, avail. Nov1, $1250/mo. send info: h.4796@hotmail.com 3BDRM. house, upper floor, avail immed., 1260 Shuswap St. SE (250)549-9471 (250)675-2885 3bdrm lrg new house on Deep Creek Rd, main floor only, wood heat incl firewood & hydro, n/s, n/p Avail Sept 1 $1000+DD, RR (250)308-7984 4BDRM + den on .5 acre 2 car garage in Blind Bay $1200mo + Util DD $1200 250-409-9399

Storage SHIP SHAPE SHELTER Indoor RV & Boat Storage. (250)835-4224 for rates email: shipshapeshelter@hotmail.com

Suites, Lower

Older home close to schools 2 Bdrm storage shed huge yard $900/mo 250-832-2034

1BDRM. & be willing to help with chores $500/mo. plus 1/3 of hydro (250)832-9192 1BDRM., close to town, private, furn. or unfurn., NS, NP, DD, $650/mo. utilites included (250)463-2005 1+BDRM. near college, very spacious, private entrance, util & own washer incl., gas f/p, NS, small pet okay $800/mo. (250)808-3363 1bdrm own ent. level entry. Furn/unfurn short/long term avail. Close to DT SA NS/NP. $575/mo. 250-832-4417 1-bdrm.suite, incl. cable, int. util., laundry, sep.ent. $750/ mo.Avail.Oct.1. 250-803-1694 1 Bedroom bsmt suite with lakeview in Raven. Laundry, sep entrance, parking, hydro, heat incl. NS, Refs req’d. Avail immediately. $500/mo. 8328199, 463-4838 2 NS 1bdrm suites. parking, large kit., lots of storage, SA on bus rte., cable/util/int incl., refs req’d, pets neg., No Parties $750. to $789. (250)2535303 800sqft bright fully renovated 1bdrm., F/S/W/D, $775/mo, sat. tv and utils. incl., avail. Oct1, (250)804-3847

Misc for Rent

Misc for Rent

BLIND Bay: fully furn. 3bdrm on golf course, many reno’s, lg unfenced yd. sm. pet only, NS, DD. Avail Sept 1st-June 30, $975/mo +util. (250)803-0019 CHASE: 2bdrm. 2bath approx 1300sqft. trailer in nice quiet park, NS, NP, $750/mo. with all appl. (250)679-6803 GARDOM Lake: 2/3bdrm, rancher, all appliances, gas f/p, carport & small garage, steps to lake, pet neg., NS, ref’s req. $1200/mo + utils. neg. with proper care of house & property, long term avail. (250)835-2170 (250)517-7265 HOUSE for lease. $980. NS. Pet possible. Fenced yd. 5 appl. Oil heating is included. 250-869-0955 or 250-8033507 MAIN floor beautiful lakeview home in Raven. 2BR, 2bath, laundry, hydro & heat incl., NS, ref required. $1200/mo. Available Oct 1st. Option to rent bottom floor also. 8328199, 463-4838

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Apartment Furnished 2 Bdrm Condo 1/2 Duplex, White Pines Estates Fully furnished, suit mature persons, No Pets, No Smoking September 2012 - June 2013, $700/month plus utilities. 250837-8778

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Houses For Sale

1 bdrm Apt 571 Shuswap Street 2 Bdrm basement suite 480 7 St SE 2 bdrm house 3939 Myers Frontage 3 bdrm townhouse 2817 Willowdale Dr Armstrong • 2 bdrm furnished townhouse Orchard Terrace • 3 bdrm apt 420 4 Ave SE

Houses For Sale

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Suites, Lower

Want to Rent

Trucks & Vans

Boats

Legal Notices

BEAUTIFUL 2 bed walk out suite. W/D, inside storage. Rm & Brd for horses avail. Tappen (250)835-8537(250)253-4935

LOOKING for place to rent in N. Shuswap area. Single female. Quiet, tidy, respectful. NS. Flexible on location and start date. Call 250-682-1540

1982 Chev 1ton crew cab, 454, runs real good, new dual exhaust, starter, Nokian winter tires, brakes, rotors all around, low mileage c/w 11â&#x20AC;&#x2122; camper, box & tailgate like new, needs some bondo under doors $$3500. (250)835-8552 1996 Econoline Ford 150 full sized van, V8, winter stored, good mechanical cond. $2500. about (250)836-2727 1997 Ford F250 ext Cab, LB 5th Wheel hitch, canopy tool box $3300 250-675-5352 1998 TOYOTA Tacoma 230,000km 4 Cyl 5 spd. 4X2 wheel drive. Second vehicle. Only need one. $5000 OBO All service history at Hilltop Toyota Salmon Arm 250-6754002 2001 DODGE CARAVAN, good running cond., 4 new tires, $3200 OBO. 250-8364813.

12â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Lund boat with EZee Load trailer, $1595. (250)832-4613 (250)517-9565

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Alfred Alex, landlord, 132 Riverside Rd, Mara, BC, V0E 2K0, will be selling a 1976 Chevrolet, 4-WHDR truck, VIN#-CKL1461168017 owner Kyle Alfred Dustin Nowosad, address unknown, for debt owing in the amount of $3,500.00 Will be sold on Sept 17, 2012 at 132 Riverside Rd, Mara, BC, between 10am-2pm.

BLIND BAY Lakeview, bright & spacious, 1000 sq.ft. 1bdrm. + den large kitchen, w/d, f/s, lg. deck, NS/NP, $775/mo. & util. Avail. Oct. 1 or sooner. (250)675-3333 BLIND Bay: large, newer, 2bdrm suite, avail now. 5 appl., separate entrance & deck, lake & mountain view, $900/mo. util & sat tv incl. NS, NP, not suitable for children, DD & refâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, minimum 1yr. lease required (250)675-3250

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Cars - Domestic

2010 PREMIER Sunsation double pontoon boat, 23ft., seats 12, Suzuki 100hp, 29 gal. tank, 13â&#x20AC;&#x2122;6â&#x20AC;? bimini top, 2 captains chairs, 4 loungers, Sony stereo, full cover, c/w trailer w/foldaway hitch, Easy Start, runs like a charm. Photos & more info avail. upon request. $28,900. 250-675-4489

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NEWLY renoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d 2bdrm, NS, NP, close to DT, refâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & DD req., avail Nov1 $800/mo. util. incl. (250)253-4444 QUIET Hillcrest area, 1bdrm, gas f/p, above ground suite. $700/mo. inc. util. refâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s req. N/P, N/S (250)804-0980 SUNNYBRAE: 1bdrm units from $500/mo., 2bdrm units from $800/mo., utilities included, NS, NP (250)835-4531

Suites, Upper 3BDRM 1.5bath, garage, NP, FSWD, Sept 15, $1200/mo util incl. (250)832-6621 3BDRM. 2bath suite, newer bldg. in town, view of the lake, F,S,W,D, single garage, no yard, NS, $1100/mo. incl. util, avail Sept 1. Call Hugh or Barb evenings (250)832-6720 3BDRM., 2bath, W/D/DW, f/p, a/c, 2blocks from college, 4Int/tv outlets, small pet okay, no partiers, $950/mo., phone Rick (250)515-0020 3BDRM close to town, DD, NS, NParties, NP, $1000/mo. shared util. (250)832-9192 BRIGHT SPACIOUS 1BRM 2Bath,NS Sm pet ok Avail Oct 1 $900/mo utill incl. Refâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d 1-403-797-7738 Enderby (Rural) spacious 2 bdrm ste, garden area, incl.util + tv/int, $1000. 250-558-9171 SMALL 1bdrm. kitchenette, living, shared laundry & bath, female preferred, $600/mo. util incl. (250)832-1002

Townhouses 3BDRM 2 1/2 bath Absolutely Immaculate Exc location 50+Strata $1100 + Util 250832-1995 leave message 3bdrm., 2bath, newly renoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d, W/D, by new Askews, garage, NS, avail. Oct 1 $1100 plus Util. (250)299-4104 IDA VISTA is a family orientated housing cooperative located in Salmon Arm. We are now accepting applications for 3BDRM units. Housing charges are $783/mo. with a one time share capital purchase of $1500. Small pet okay. For further information call (250)833-5775 Leave msg.

Cars - Domestic

1/2 PRIVIECAEDS!!

1994 Chrysler Intrepid, low km, good condition, $1200. (250)833-4912 (250)649-6163 1995 Ford Aspire 122,000 kms great cond $2500 OBO 250832-8087 2001 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6 l S V8, rear wheel Drive Auto (O/D) transmission 120,000 (mainly Hwy) kms. fully and regularly maintained recent transmission and cooling system ďŹ&#x201A;ushes. Exc cond. Inside and out $4000 ďŹ rm Dave @ 1-778-821-4466 2002 Chevy Cavalier asking $2700 New stereo 3 sets of tires 250-803-0338 runs well 2008 Red Pontiac Wave. 12147 km. Auto trans, sunroof, power wind, car cover. $12000. (250)804-0443

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8 Turbo Wolfsburg Edition, sport interior, BBS wheels, tinted glass, very good cond., 182,000km (250)832-9501

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Motorcycles 2006 Honda Rebel 250 only 500kms barely ridden. Really nice bike $4200 250-832-4177

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10 ft Okanagan camper F/S w/oven Furnace etc...$1500 OBO 250-832-8854 1976 Lionel Tent trailer, sleeps 6, stove, icebox, $900 OBO 250-832-2988 34â&#x20AC;&#x2122; CARDINAL 5TH Wheel, 3 slides, Arctic Pak, lge. kitchen, island, lots of storage & beautiful shape. $16,000 OBO. Gus at 250-463-1921.

AD MUST BE BOOKED TO START BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1ST AND 28TH.

Tenders

Columbia Shuswap Regional District INVITATION TO TENDER PARKS MAINTENANCE TENDER ELECTORAL AREA â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Câ&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x201C; SOUTH SHUSWAP PARKS MAINTENANCE The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is inviting Tenders for a three year contract beginning October 16, 2012 for the maintenance and performance of Parks Services for twenty-two (22) parks located within Electoral Area â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Câ&#x20AC;&#x2122; South Shuswap. Sealed tenders clearly marked â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tender â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Electoral Area â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Câ&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x201C; South Shuswap Parks Maintenanceâ&#x20AC;?, will be accepted until 11 AM local time on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the ofďŹ ces of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, 781 Marine Park Drive NE, P.O. Box 978, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4P1. PARKS: Sorrento Blind Bay Park, Blind Bay Beaches, Caen Road Community Park, Shannon Beach Community Park, Harbour Road Boat Launch, White Lake Community Park, Cedar Heights Community Park, Balmoral Trailhead, Markwart Road Boat Launch, MacArthur Heights Trailhead, Wild Rose Bay Community Park, Gillespie Road Community Park, John Evdokimoff Park, Hugh Road Community Park, Reedman Road Community Park, Rocky Point Road Community Park, Sunnybrae Community Park, Robinson Creek Community Park, Notch Hill Community Park, Ferro Road Community Park and Robertson Road Community Park. Tenderers may submit a bid for all, one, or any combination of park locations; however, each Park will be independently evaluated. Each Park will require daily service throughout the summer and some will require reduced Services during the winter months. Tender documents and further information are available online on the Columbia Shuswap Regional District website at www.csrd.bc.ca, on BC Bid website at www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca, and at the ofďŹ ce of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District at the above address during regular ofďŹ ce hours. A mandatory meeting will be held at the CSRD Board Room on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 9:30 AM. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District reserves the rights to accept or reject any or all Tenders and to waive any informality in the Tenders received, in each case without giving any notice. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District reserves the right to accept the Tender which it deems most advantageous. Faxed or e-mailed submissions will not be accepted. The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted. For more information, please contact: Marcin Pachcinski, Parks and Recreation Team Leader (250) 833-5923 or Toll Free 1-888-248-2773 e-mail: mpachcinski@csrd.bc.ca

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Friendly affordable family fun!

Canoe’s Best Kept Secret! PUBLIC WELCOME J.P. Duranleau

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Open Tee Times. DAILY 7 AM to DUSK

Bill Wilson

Instructor

Lessons – Sales – Repairs – Consignments – Trades 9 Hole Coyote Ridge $16.00

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18 Hole Lakeview Greens $30

Milestone sponsors

All 27 Holes $41

# Cool Running co-owner Ray Warner, Lady Striders Kathy Yanke, Shirley Buckley, Mil Buchannon, Joan Mitchell and Cool Running co-owner Elaine Warner (seated) present Shuswap Trail Alliance representatives Winston Pain and Phil McIntyre-Paul (seated) with a cheque for $2,679 raised by the WalkRun For Charity held last May.

For a fun time book your

Wed., Sept. 12 10:30 a.m. $5 per person with NOW! before the $5 lunch special! end of the season Hosted by Marg & Steve McInnis

Input sought for Silver Creek library hours The Silver Creek branch of the Okanagan Regional Library is asking for the public’s assistance in determining which library open hours would best

serve the community’s needs. An “Hours of Operation” survey will be conducted at the Silver Creek branch between Sept.18 and Oct. 18.

call for submissions

Customers of the ORL and members of the public are welcome to visit the branch and request a survey at the front desk, or print off a survey at: www.orl.

bc.ca/branches/silvercreek. For further information, contact Community Librarian Julie White at 250-8324719.

Seniors’ “Fun Putting” Tournament

• Staff party • Tournament • Special occasion

5751 Trans Canada Hwy. N.E., Canoe, B.C., 8 km east of Salmon Arm • Ph: 250 832-7345 Fax: 250 832-7341 • Email: golf@clubshuswap.com • www.clubshuswap.com

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The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association is accepting digital photo submissions of the Thompson Okanagan area for the 2013 Travel Experiences Guide. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to showcase your photographic talent.

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Submissions must be received by 5pm Friday, Sept. 14th, 2012 to garner consideration. Go to totabc.org/photocontest for more details If you would like to know which type of traveler you are, just scan the QR code and take the short quiz. Upon completion, you will be provided with a brief profile of your traveler type. Submitted photos become the sole property of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association for all intent and purpose and may be published in multiple formats.

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Grand prize ONE WEEK VACATION FOR 2 IN THE THOMPSON OKANAGAN!

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Friday, September 7, 2012 Shuswap Market News

Customers Are Really Everything... Our Store is Locally Owned & Operated

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Strip Loin Grilling Steak

Value Pack • $15.39/kg .................................................

Fresh Loin Chops

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Fresh Chicken Breasts

Boneless, skinless, Value Pack • $13.18/kg ....................................

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Beer Sausage

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Deli Made Quiche ......................................................................................

Every Day Savings in our Grocery Dept. New Harbor Coffee 100% Arabic, 453 g ...........

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Gay Lee Spreadable Butter Sel. Var., 227 g.................

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Robin Hood Flour 10 kg Bag ................................................

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Armstrong Cheese Melt Slices 500 g.................................

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Sunmaid Raisins

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Red Rose Orange Pekoe Tea Bags

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Bartlett Pears Navel Oranges

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Bulk Food Chocolate Chips

Nature Clean Dishwasher Pacs

You Save 3.00/kg

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Rosebuds ..........................................................................................................

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298 Flowers

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10% off Plants!

Prices Effective: Sept. 9 - 15, 2012 Monday-Friday 8:30am-7pm Saturday 8:30am-6pm Sun. & Holidays 9am-6pm Phone: 250-679-3261 Fax: 250-679-3606

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Heinz Tomato Juice

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New Crop, B.C. Grown, $2.16/kg.....................................................

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