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Two new faces to join council Darryl Crane ediotr@thegoldenstar.net The official results are in for the Town of Golden byelection and the referendum for the future of the proposed Bridge to Bridge diking project. In the end, Keith Hern and Connie Barlow were elected to council and the referendum on taking a long term loan for the diking project was voted down by the people of Golden. The byelection saw Hern finish in first place, with 516 votes, and Barlow in second, receiv-

ing 445 votes. Andrew Commons came in third with 418 votes, Lori Baxendale finished with 294 votes, and Jim deBolbec garnered 107 votes. The election, which was hotly contested, saw 953 people come out to cast a ballot, up from the election held last year. After the final number came in candidates shared some of their thoughts on the election. “I am overwhelmed and very happy,� said Hern. “All of the work from my volunteers has paid off and I want

to thank the people who voted for me.� Hern added he plans on working for all of the constituents and do his best to work with the other members of council. “There have been lots of issues (during the election) but that is behind us now and it is time to go forward with a positive attitude,� Hern said. Barlow said, “I am pleased. I am looking forward to being a councillor and working with the existing council and new councillor.�

She added she was happy to have the campaign over and wanted to say thank you to the people who came out to vote. “My volunteers were amazing and stuck with me, we had fun,� she said. All of the other candidates passed on congratulations to Barlow and Hern. Jim deBolbec wanted to thank the people who voted for him, and Andrew Commons wanted to thank the 418 people who came out and voted for him. Lori Baxendale said, “I

thoroughly enjoyed the process. It was my first time running and I am extremely thankful for the support of my family, friends, and community members. All the best to Connie and Keith and the best of luck to them over the next two years.� In the end, the vote on whether or not the town should take a $1.3 million dollar loan for the proposed Bridge to Bridge project was not close. A total of 614 people voted no to taking the loan while only 321 voted yes. Continued on page 4


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Youth Action Group prepares to hold grand opening celebration Golden Star Staff reporter@thegoldenstar.net The Golden Youth Action Group is working hard to get get their new youth centre up and running. Aside from getting the facility itself ready, they have been conducting interviews, trying to hire a new co-ordinator. The Golden Youth

Centre is also excited to announce that their first adopter the Youth Centre is the Golden Star. The Adopt the Youth Centre campaign provides needed funds to support youth engagement, provide programming and supplies, and other centre operations. The Golden Youth Centre appreciates the support and enthusiasm

for the project from the Golden Star. The Star has not only adopted the Youth Centre for the month of September, but also agreed to offer ongoing support of the initiative by highlighting the centre’s monthly adopters in the paper. The Youth Centre has been successful in applying for grants but still needs funds in order to

sustain its operations moving forward. “Community donations are vital to our fundraising plan,� said Co-ordinator Sara Nichols, “they allow us to respond to the needs of youth, offer programs and cover organizational costs. This funding will ensure we can continue to offer programming, events, a cool,

flexible drop-in space and encouraging staff to engage youth and the community in positive, fun and creative initiatives over the long-term. These funds also demonstrate community support and can be leveraged for additional outside dollars. “The Golden Star has been a great supporter of the Youth Cen-

tre. They have encouraged the Centre in its development and we are so grateful for their support.� Members of our Youth Centre Advisory Committee have been visiting local businesses and organizations looking for more monthly adopters. If you are interested in being an adopter, or

in simply giving a donation, please stop by the Youth Centre or email the centre at yaggolden@gmail.com for more information. Don’t forget, the Youth Centre is hosting its Grand Opening Street Party on Sunday Sept. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. Come take a look at the new facility, and check out some live music.

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For almost a year now, Little Mittens Animal Rescue Association has known that their resources fall short of their needs, and that a larger facility to house cats was needed. On Sept. 4, a solution was found when the Town Council decided to renovate the Town’s Dog Pound to create an animal shelter, suitable for the care of feral cats, as well as abandoned dogs. Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Golden, David Allen, described the Dog Pound as “underutilized.� The building will need some renovating, for which there is some money in the Town budget, but will serve as a good “short-term solution� for the group’s immediate need. The Town is entering into a one-year agreement with them. Since a presentation by Little Mittens in April of 2012, the Town has been looking for a way to help with their problem. “The process hasn’t actually been that frustrating. It always seemed to be going in this direction,� said Diane Slater, a volunteer with Little Mittens. “(The Town) never stopped talking to us, and that was a very positive thing.� “This has been a community issue that we just don’t

have the resources to deal with,� said Mayor Christina Benty, adding how impressed and grateful she is that a community group has stepped up to take on the responsibility. As part of the agreement, Little Mittens (which currently has 10 to 15 volunteers), will be responsible for the care of not only the feral cats, but any dogs who may be housed in the facility as well. “Every week it (Little Mittens) is growing. We always get new people interested in helping out,� said Jamie Crawford, a Little Mittens volunteer who is confident the group has enough people to care the animals, both cats and dogs, who will be housed in the facility. This will also free up some time for the Town’s bylaw officer, who currently has the responsibility of caring for any dogs in the pound, which is located near the Golden airport. “What we’re seeing is community groups coming forward with creative solutions for both problems,� said Coun. Caleb Moss, who described the agreement as “high reward, very low risk.� “What they’re doing is saying ‘please provide me with the minimal amount of support so that I can make this project happen, which is one of the functional ways that government can work.� There is no word yet as to when the facility will be ready for Little Mittens to move in, but the group says that as soon as possible would be best.


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Don McTighe honoured with the Diamond Jubilee Medal

It was a fun day at the Fall Faire this year and a special one for local resident Don McTighe who received the Diamond Jubilee Medal from

Member of Parliament David Wilks. McTighe has been a long time resident in the area and been involved in many different aspects of life in Golden. Craig Ward from Alpine Helicopters spoke

about McTighe and his contributions to the area over the years. It was Alpine Helicopters who nominated McTighe for the award. Ward said he has known McTighe for many years while growing up in Gold-

Funds raised for pediatric crib in Golden Jessica Schwitek reporter2@thegoldenstar.net What kicked off with an EZ Rock Radiothon back in April will come to fruition much earlier than expected on Sept. 13. Cops for Kids will be at the Golden Hospital on Sept. 13 to present them with the rest of the money required for a new pediatric crib. “We’re really excited. The one that we had, there’s some people who now work at the hospital and remember being patients in that crib. It’s about 20 years old,” said Erica Phillips, health services administrator for Golden and Invermere. “It was really time to change and upgrade.” The crib is similar to the ones used at home, but as with anything medical grade, it comes with a hefty price tag. Since the Radiothon, which raised more than $800, the cause has received a $100 donation from BCAS (British Columbia Ambulance Service), and $500 from the Mountain Magic Quilters Guild. Without the $11,500 from Cops for Kids, it may have taken another couple of years to reach the goal. “I was really surprised. My experience is always us going out looking for donors. So the fact that Mike (Const. Mike Hull),

through Judy Doyle who works victim support, came saying that the cops were wondering if there’s anything we might be looking for, for kids in the hospital,” said Phillips. After filling out the application for Cops for Kids, Phillips still wasn’t sure what to expect. A pediatric crib isn’t necessarily the kind of donation the organization often makes. But come Sept. 13, the hospital will have the money to replace their 20-year-old crib. All cribs are custom built; however, the company has lent the hospital a crib in the meantime. Theirs is due for completion sometime in February. Phillips wants to thank all the donors for their generous support. “People’s ability to keep putting the hand in the pocket and keep donating to the causes out there, it’s really tough,” she said. “The need for money never runs out at the hospital.” Anyone wishing to donate can do so in person at the hospital front desk, or on-line at www.ekfh. ca/content/make-donation, or over the phone by contacting the EKFH office at 250.489.6481 or toll-free at 1-877-4896481. All donations in excess of $10 will receive a tax receipt. All donors can

direct their gift to a specific area (for example to Durand Manor or Maternity services) or can make a more general donation Golden Hospital Gener-

al funds. Any donated dollars are guaranteed to remain within our community. Cops for Kids will be stopping by Sobey’s

before the presentation at approximately 1:15 p.m. to meet with the community, and local kids who have benefitted from the program.

presentation hit home for McTighe. “It is touching to listening to your friends and co-workers.” Being the centre of attention at the event was tough for McTighe who is not one to be centre stage. “We just do our jobs,” he said. As for the people who nominated him

for the award, McTighe thanked them but wanted to stress the group operates as a team. “Golden is so fortunate to have dedicated Search and Rescue, park wardens, mountain guides. I am just fortunate that I was part of that team...I had good people with me all the time.”

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antly, have saved lives,” Ward said. Next to the podium was MP David Wilks. Wilks has known McTighe for many years and spoke fondly of their time living and working together in Golden. “Congratulations to Don on this important day,” he said. “I remember many a night driving up and down the Trans Canada (with Don) having some fun.” Wilks said he will always remember McTighe as a helicopter pilot in the area and, in his opinion, there was no one more deserving to receive the award. After the presentation McTighe said, “It was a bit odd because we do this as a team. We do this with Golden Search and Rescue, the ambulance, the police, Golden fire. We are always a team. It is a great honour but it is always a team effort.” The kind words shared about him during the

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Picture from left to right are Const. Spencer Lainchbury, Craig Ward, Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks, Don McTighe, Town of Golden MAyor Christina Benty and Staff Sgt. Troy Durand.

en. Ward has worked with McTighe for the past eight years and said that his history in the area made him a great choice for this award. “He was your only way to get to the back country to go skiing, build a lodge, fight fires, and to pick you up when you were injured.” He added that in the world of helicopters he was a great name. “He always made sure his customers were taken care of first,” he said. “We always said our customers were not calling company X but they were calling Don McTighe.” He also thanked McTighe on behalf of many of the pilots who he guided over the years. “When you leave here, know you helped build an industry in the back country. You have put smiles on people’s faces who would have never been able to touch the mountains, and, most import-

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Macdonald continues to work in the fall Jessica Schwitek reporter2@thegoldenstar.net Still unsure about what is going to happen with the Legislative Assembly’s fall session, MLA Norm Macdonald says there is still plenty of work to be done. “We don’t know what’s going to happen in the fall. We’re supposed to start Oct. 1 and go for two months, but it’s unclear what’s going to happen right now,” said Macdonald. “There’s a lot to do in the fall. It’s still the opposition’s job to hold the government accountable, and that will be done.” Golden may have many issues that the provincial government needs to sort out, but Macdonald is still very optimistic about the future of the communities in his riding.

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“There’s always issues around seniors care and health care, and issues like DriveAble... and there’s a tremendous amount of concern that people have over the land base, and making sure that we’re properly looking after our rivers... I think in terms of what people are talking about, there’s affordability, and we need to make sure that we get employment. All of the communities in this area need to provide good family supporting jobs,” said Macdonald. “There’s every reason, I think, to be optimistic.” Golden, like most communities around the world, has been dealing with an economic downturn− and Golden tends to feel the downturn slower than other communities says Macdonald. This unfortunately means that the town if often at the tail end of the pick up. But, an expected upturn in the forestry industry and some much anticipated announcements regarding Trans Canada Highway projects could mean a brighter future for Golden. There is one important issue, however, that the province is dragging their feet on according to Macdonald. A proper solution has yet to be found for road rescue in Golden. “The good news is that our firefighters have gone and taken care of things. Volunteers from the community have gone and made sure that it’s working,” he said. “I would say that’s not a fair solution. As it often happens, it has been pushed onto people who are good enough to step forward and make it work. But it’s not a good permanent solution.” Macdonald has still been in contact with Minister Shirley Bond, as recently as last week, and is determined to keep the pressure on. Unfortunately Bond’s responsibilities are many and Macdonald worries that Golden road rescue has been de-prioritized for other issues like the struggling court system. “They (the province) need to be providing resources to look after what is really one of the most dangerous sections of the Trans Canada,” said Macdonald. “Thankfully we’ve had volunteers who have done a tremendous job so far. And it looks like they intend to continue to do that as long as there’s that need. But we shouldn’t pretend that’s the fair thing.”

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Marlon Bloomfield tries out the equipment at Lady Grey Elementary School on the first day of classes. Jessica Schwitek/Star Photo

Behind the Wheel

What Does It Cost to Slow Down in a School Zone? It’s tough to write a fresh article on some traffic safety topics. Urging drivers to watch for children and slow down in school zones at the start of each school year is just one example. Everyone should know this along with the fact that traffic police will be active in school zones issuing expensive tickets for those who don’t slow to 30 on a regular school day. So, let’s take a different look at the situation. Just how much does it cost a driver if they do slow down properly for a school zone? School zones are most often 50 km/h zones when drivers are not required to slow down. This is a speed of about 13.9 meters per second. My calculator also shows that the 30 km/h school zone speed is about 8.3 m/s. Now let’s consider a school zone about 400 meters in length. This distance might even be a bit long for most zones, but it takes about 29 seconds to drive this distance at 50 km/h. Slow down to 30 km/h and it takes about 48 seconds, or only 19 seconds longer. 19 seconds is trivial and I’ll dare to say that all drivers can spare 19 seconds out of their day to contribute to school zone safety. Add the fact that a collision with a pedestrian when driving 30 km/h is significantly more survivable than one at 50 km/h and you don’t have any logical way of justifying your failure to obey the speed limit in these situations! The author is a retired constable with many years of traffic enforcement experience. To comment or learn more, please visit www.drivesmartbc.ca.

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New councillors Keith Hern and Connie Barlow were all smiles after results from the 2012 Town of Golden byelection came in on Sept. 8. Darryl Crane/Star Photo

Town votes no on Bridge to Bridge Continued from page 1 Town of Golden Mayor Christina Benty was on hand and responded to the results of the evening. “As far as the referendum goes, it is done, it is over, and at the end of the day we are still the diking authority so we have responsibilities, however, the Bridge to

Bridge project is off the table,” she said. Benty was very excited about the number of voters who came out to cast their ballot. “Kudos to the community for coming out and voting in the election. That’s fantastic,” Benty said. The new councillors will be sworn in before the regular council meeting on Sept. 18.


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RCMP Report: Truck stolen in the middle of the night Golden Star Staff reporter@thegoldenstar.net Police responded to the report of a stolen vehicle on Friday, Sept. 7. During the night, a 2007 grey Chevy Silverado four-door truck was stolen in the 500 block of 8th Avenue South. The truck was locked, alarmed, and there was no glass found at the scene. RCMP are still investigating how the truck was stolen. RCMP in Golden said that there is usually a rapid decline in many of the problems seen throughout the summer.

Files for the department have dropped drastically from the amount they were seeing in August. The slower time usually last between the end of summer and the start of ski season according to the RCMP in Golden. Some of the big differences occur in a drop in aggressive driving on the highways where there are fewer drivers on the road. People are reminded to drive carefully both in town and on the highways around Golden. An 18-year-old male threatened

to jump off the CP Rail bridge on Sept. 5. Once out on the bridge, the male reconsidered and came into the RCMP. The male was arrested under the Mental Health Act and taken to the Golden and District General Hospital. RCMP in Golden would also like to remind residents to follow the 30 kilometre per hour speed limit in school zones. Currently, the RCMP have been giving out “friend-

ly warnings� to drivers, but drivers are reminded to slow down in school zones. RCMP will be continuing the patrols in those zones and drivers will be fined in the near future for

violations. Drivers are also reminded to be careful of children going back and forth to school both on foot or riding bicycles. Early mornings are busy on the streets of Golden.

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Rotary aims to upgrade Confluence Jessica Schwitek reporter2@thegoldenstar.net The Golden and District Rotary Club would like to take one of Golden’s under-utilized parks, and make it accessible for the entire community. Rotarian Bob Finnie made a presentation to Town Council on Sept. 4, discussing the club’s detailed plans on how they would like to upgrade Confluence Park. “This proposal will create a recreational area suitable for the members of all families to enjoy. The high-

light of the area will be a beach and picnic area, where families can enjoy the warm calm waters, and beautiful mountain views,� said Finnie. The Town gave approval for the Rotary to go ahead and conduct an environmental impact report, which will determine the scope of the project. “Obviously the results of the assessment will determine how far we go,� said Finnie. “The minimum would be that we could improve the area, clean it up.� Currently, the plans for the project include a network of trails around

the perimeter, picnic tables, washrooms, a grassy area, a cleanedup pond, and a well to provide water, possibly solar powered. The budget for the project is around $67,000, which will be used mostly for purchasing items such as the environmental assessment, landscaping materials and picnic tables. They hope to rely heavily on volunteer work. Already HMC Services has donated the use of their trucks, and excavating work. And Rotary is hoping that they will be able to work

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Star EDITORIAL

Now the work begins The election was tough and the referendum debate tougher, but the votes have been cast and the ballots counted. It is always interesting sitting around with the candidates on the night the results come in. It is a mix of anticipation, stress, excitement and excessive snacking. It is also fun to hear the different people react to the count and the well wishes after it is all said and done. After the fight is done, the only way to move forward is through people workBy Darryl Crane ing together. Golden will soon have two new council members sworn in and one of the first questions which will have to be asked is where do we go from here? In a campaign which was galvanized by one watery issue many questions still remain moving forward for the community. Even though the Bridge to Bridge project as it was, will now become something completely new, the town still has a responsibility to come up with a plan “C” or “D.” I am not sure which one we are on. But one thing is certain— money on some level will have to be spent . Right now what will be done is up in the air, but there is little doubt at some point another idea will have to be developed. The Bridge to Bridge that ended up going nowhere is not the only thing on council’s plate. Of course there will always be the struggles for small towns which will include aging infrastructure and basic needs of the people. In Golden there are more issues that seem to have been lost in the political shuffle this past month. The Trans Canada Highway still needs more funding. Golden is in a position where representatives for the town have been working to get the money that would be needed to complete the massive project, which would potentially make things easier to get to the Town. Speaking of highways, there was almost no mention of the road rescue situation around Golden right now. For months the province and the Town have been in talks or stalemates about who will be attending these situations. As I have said in the past, lives are on the line. Currently the Golden Fire Department has stepped up to do what they can to help out, and they deserve a great deal of credit for this. Those firefighters have taken on a challenge when the powers that be cannot work out their issues. This type of dedication should never be taken for granted and we should all be grateful for what they do. As for the two new councillors, they too will have a short time to become adjusted into their new surroundings. There have been many things said over the summer and now the council is back to seven. Some people would think that the tough part of an election is getting enough ballots cast to win one of the open positions. That, I would think, is wishful thinking. I have always believed in the theory the easiest job in politics is to sit on the opposition side of a majority government. The reason is you get to complain about everything people are upset about but cannot do anything to change the majority vote. In this local election people have been attacked and decisions have been challenged. The voices have now been heard in town and two new councillors are about to start their on political journey. There should never be a doubt though, for those people who just got elected, that the true work is just about the begin. After the congratulations fade for the victory they had, the questions they once posed will now be directed at them and not the other way around.

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Election Thanks The editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved with the election; the four other candidates who ran, the 953 people who cast their ballots, and all the staff under the direction of Jon Wils-

gard who always does a masterful job on these occasions. I would especially like to thank the team of volunteers who spontaneously offered their support during both the B2B referendum and the byelection campaign. The power of teamwork cannot be over-emphasised. With the referendum

What’s next? Now that the Bridge 2 Bridge is finally, officially dead and the election is over, what is everyone in town going to talk about now? Aside from the mandatory congratulations to Connie Barlow and Keith Hern, I think it is important to recognize the remaining three candidates. Although they were not successful on this occa-

and byelection behind us the work has just begun. Connie and I will be joining the four sitting council members on September 18 and I am hopeful that we can gel as a team to tackle the challenges that face the town. Thank you Golden. Keith W Hern, Councillor Elect.

sion, they all deserve credit for having the conviction to stand in the first place. Many (myself included) are happy to throw their opinions around to whomever will listen, but few have the guts to stick their necks out and actually stand up to be counted. I salute you all, regardless of where you finished on the results table. Brian Collins, Golden

Tense election gives way to happy results I went out on the street this morning, as I often do on Monday mornings, asking the newspaper’s poll question to random folks on the streets of Golden. After what has been a very tense and emotional campaign period, I was pleasantly surprised to hear how many people were happy with the results. The candidates for the town byelection seemed to be separated into two camps. And throughout the past month or so, most of the people I had heard from sup-

ported either one camp or the other. Yet somehow, after 953 people cast their ballots, one person from each camp ended up on top. I thought this was fantastic. It means that two different people with two different opinions and approaches to the position will now be on council. Either intentionally or not, the people of Golden chose diversity. The cynic in me, however, was worried that this would mean that the results would please no one. I was worried

that supporters on both sides would be disappointed that both their candidates didn’t make it in. It would seem that I was worrying for nothing. From what I’ve heard on the streets, and what I’ve seen written on the 2012 Golden Election Facebook page, people are generally pleased with how the democratic process unfolded. The election got a bit nasty at times, and I am thrilled to see that the nastiness has subsided, at least for the time being.

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My only hope is that it continues.

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Star EDITORIAL AND OPINION

Golden point of view Are you happy with the results of Saturday’s vote (both the byelection and referendum)?

Cam Dawes

Alana Higgins

Doug Jones

“I’m pretty neutral on both issues. As for the referendum, I see both sides of it. I’m 50/50 on that one.”

“Keith and Connie, and really happy about that. The Bridge to Bridge, I’m not as happy about. I agreed with potentially going through with that project.”

“I think we’ve got a couple decent people in there. Hopefully they’ll get their act together. Golden needs a lot of things, but they need to do it collectively..”

Stars to the Town of Golden for helping us so much - Jon Wilsgard for working with us on the TLO plus Chris Cochran and Dave Poland for the sign boards that we used on Hwy #1 to get people downtown to Spirit Square. From the Spirit Square Saturday Market Managers A star for Bruce Tomlinson for being such a good friend. Stars to all the young people who came to Marion Lake between Aug. 24 and 29.

Following my letter to the Golden Star, Keith Hern and I met at the Farmers Market Wednesday evening to discuss it. Below is a summary of our conversation identifying where we are in agreement and where our views differ on B2B. First Keith and I talked about the dredging vs. dike raising question. Keith indicated that the Say NO to B2B group understand that this is not a one or the other question. We both accept that ongoing dredging will be required even if the dike is raised. I think it makes sense to raise the dike to at least the minimum of 0.6m above 200 year high water level recommneded by the Province. The Say NO to B2B group are not opposed to raising the dike, however they want to see more analysis before accepting this proposal. This was not something I, and others, have understood from their materials which I pointed out to Keith. The Say No group also accept that the gravel cannot now be sold as it was in the past.

Poutine Patience Just a special thanks to the town of Golden for all the love and being patient enough to wait in line at the Fall Faire. The two french fry sellers tried to get everything together and prep food and no one complained. No one was angry with us and lovingly accepted our food with great comments. As we ran through the trail-

However, as Keith has pointed out the gravel can be stockpiled and used by the Town which produces significant budget savings. Where Keith and I disagree is on next steps for the dike raising project. I support the long term borrowing resolution as a way of getting the project moving while the current grant funds are available with the hope that the value engineering team can realise significant improvements to the proposed budget. I am concerned that a NO vote will stall this process. Keith and the Say NO group are concerned that the Town cannot afford this project at this time, that a complete list of priority projects does not yet exist, and that a YES vote will result in the proposed budget and solution becoming a foregone conclusion and that the value engineering team will not be robust enough to achieve real cost savings. The Say NO group also believe that a properly constructed plan which includes bar scalping and gravel removal and dyke improvement could be negotiated under the existing grant. I think this is unlikely.

er, back and forth, going crazy with the madness, with people waiting on us, I’m not sure what it looked like on the outside but we were on the edge at all times just hoping we have enough of eveything and getting everything prepared. It was quite a big venture for two young guys who never really worked for any cooking establishment and took one under their belt to run everyday until we drop. We are working hard on

Stars to Dr. Tan and his wonderful nurses when working the E.R. Thank you for saving my life. You are the best at what you do and I will forever be grateful. Mel you really are an angel. Stars to staff at the Golden Visitor Centre for sending tourists down to our store on a grey September afternoon for ice cream.

Many many miles of stingers to all the vehicles on the highway, mostly Albertans, that do not know what a signal light is used for on their vehicle. No courtesy on highways kills people. A farmer’s wagon loads of stars to Colleen Palumbo for a very efficient job done on the Kicking Horse Country Fall Faire. A world full of stars to our Golden Fire Department for being so prompt, courteous and very fast in coming when our fire alarm went off. Thank you.

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Stars to Darryl for the photograph that has taken 20 years off me, you made my day, thank you!

making this venture our lifestyle or career per-se but we are still/again dealing with the problems of the bylaw issue which is kind of in the works. So I’ve been left to the last option of writing a letter to the council expressing our intent to create a bylaw, or work with us to create a way for us to vend in town on either a full-time or semi-permanent basis. Again, we are in this just to make a living and have a good life working for ourselves. We

Keith and I are in very strong agreement on the following items: 1. Hydrological Modelling More hydrological modelling is required to quantify the likely extent of flooding, potential impact and remediation costs. Given the current construction of the dike it is highly unlikely that it will fail catastrophically and therefore the risk is of the river over topping the dike during high water events. How long is this likely to occur for? What depth of flood water would this result in across what area? This would be relatively simple to model using a number of scenarios and to our knowledge has not been done. 2. Value Engineering Team That the value engineering team needs to be independent of Urban Systems. As the proposer of the dike upgrade project solution and the fact that their fee is a percentage of total project cost Urban Systems are conflicted and not incentivised to look at more cost effective solutions. They will also act as judge and jury on alter-

want to work as much as we can to develop a policy where everyone wins and no other food establishment will feel the blow of new food businesses pushing their way in. Our hope is to be open on just the weekends or maybe late nights if possible (bar crowds). A little competition with the pizza shops, but we don’t deliver and people will still continue to get pizza because of how amazing it is.

nate solutions. Council needs to take a leadership role in the composition and terms of reference for this team. The currently proposed value engineering team structure is not adequate and risks being a rubber stamping organisation for the current proposal. 3. Asset Management Plan That the work the Town is conducting on its asset management plan must be completed as soon as possible so that priorities can be established and overall long term funding requirements can be identified. 4. Flood Management Working Group That a Flood Management Working Group (similar to the Air Quality Committee) needs to be established with a long term focus on both dike levels and gravel management, through dredging, to develop a holistic approach.

But at the moment Golden Fries has a few gigs including rockin on main in Radium and also weekends at the Village Cheese company in Armstrong. So sorry to Golden, we will be leaving for just a few days a week at the end of September to go to Armstrong to vend as our contract at the rest area is soon up and there is nowhere will we be able to go. I hope some people will come down to visit. The folks

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at the Village Cheese company have been great with us and are helping us out tremendously. Hopefully Golden Fries will soon have a home in Golden and everyone can come down and enjoy poutines whenever they please... PS sorry about the waist lines lol.. Travis of Gfries


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Events & Entertainment Calendar Golden Cinema Presents: Hope Springs Showing Wednesday Sept. 12 to Thursday Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. PREMIUM RUSH Showing Friday Sept. 14 to Wednesday Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.

This Week The Community Garden at the Ruth Wixon House is looking for volunteers to drop in on Tuesday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8 to 9 a.m.

Contact: Kim Br yan, Recreation Ser vices Coordinator kim.br yan@golden.ca Cost: Free!

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Wed, Sept. 12 Golden Cycling Club group ride and instruction. 7 p.m. Instruction from Andy Bostock at the new Pump Track. To learn more at www.goldencyclingclub.com Also check out the Golden Cycling Club group ride and instructions. Golden Golf Club Men’s Day ever y Wednesday starting at 1:30 p.m.

Thurs, Sept. 13 Ben & Eric Jam Night at the Golden Taps Pub. Mountain Magic Quilters Guild Meets on Thursdays from 7:30 to 9 in the Golden High School’s sewing room. New members and guests always welcome, annual memborship is $25.

SUPER R EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION Register with the team and ski for the same price as last year $360 4-6 years $260

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For online registration visit www.GKHAT.ca or please contact Mark Baxendale 250 344 2365 for more details.

The Golden Rockets open up their season on September 14 with a game against the Columbia Valley Rockies at the Golden Arena. Pre-game festivities start at 4 p.m. Golden Seniors, General membership meeting Friday, September 14th at 2:00 p.m. All members are urged to attend.

Sat, Sept. 15

Golden Figure Skating Club The club is having a community registration night on Sept. 12

Karaoke Night The Mad Trapper hosts a karaoke night every Saturday.

Golden Seniors Executive meeting Wednesday, September 12th at 10:00 a.m.

The Golden Light Horse Club has a funday on Saturday Sept. 15 start time 10 a.m. barbecue fundraiser at noon! Riders of English and western are welcome. Contact Shelley Black for more info 250-344-1425 or 344-6798.

Community Connections Evening at the Mount 7 Rec Plex 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. What are you doing this fall? The Town of Golden Recreation Ser vices Department is pleased to host the annual not-for-profit Community Connections Evening on Wednesday September 12th from 6:30-8:00pm at Mount 7 Rec Plex. From sport associations and recreational clubs to child programs and family-focused organizations - there will be something for ever yone. In this expo-style set up, we’ll have on-site registrations and dynamic displays through performances and hands on activities. Please join us to find out what’s out there for you and your family in Golden and surrounding area.

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54-40 ....Gold, Guts & Glory Tour. Saturday, September 15 at the Rockwater Grill & Bar. Tickets on sale now! Marathon of Dope Hip-Hop show for all ages. Pip Skid, Rob Crooks, DJ Co-op and Zucchini Drive are playing at Jita’s Cafe on Saturday Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets available at Jita’s and Bizarre Entertainment.

Sun, Sept. 16 Diamond Dust, acoustic pop rock on Sept. 16. early set from 6:30-8:30

John Jenkins & Friends Live acoustic mountain folk, Rock, Reggae, improv. This week, a special patio set from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Rockwater Grill & Bar. Golden Golf Club Ladies Day every Tuesday starting at 2:30 p.m. Pilates Core and More A pilates-based bone building class focusing on posture, core strength, fracture prevention and balance. Will run Tuesdays and Fridays from Sept. 11 to Oct. 12, noon to 1 p.m. Sign up at College of the Rockies. The Golden Basketball Association will be holding a registration night at the Mount 7 Rec Plex from 6- 8 p.m.

Upcoming Events Hungarian Rhapsody Queen: Live in Budapest. For the first time on the big screen, the original 1986 concert re-mastered in high definition and 5.1 surround sound. Thursday Sept. 20 at the Golden Cinema at 8 p.m. Joel Plasket The Juno award winner will start off Kicking Horse Culture’s Live Kicks series on Sept. 26 at the Golden Civic Centre. Take Back the Night The community of Golden and the surrounding area is invited to join The Golden Women’s Resource Centre for this empowering event and demonstration. This event includes a march of solidarity, inspiring and thought provoking words, poetr y and entertainment. Friday Sept. 28, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wine and Cheese Gala Silent auction and fundraising event at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 122 on Sept. 28 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Hon-

oured guest speaker will be Mcpl Paul Franklin, with the Amputee Coalition of Canada. Coming up at the Rockwater September 20 Arcane Saints, explosive hard rock. Friday, September 28 Scythia Heavy Metal Punk band Saturday September 29 Shred Kelly album release party. Early HiBEARnation Event: Bear Aware & Dr. Sawaya Thursday September 27, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Think there’s too many bears? Not enough? Learn what’s happening with Dr. Mike Sawaya, Carnivore Research Ecologist. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a glimpse at the Golden Bear Aware program; check out the edu-kit, meet the community co-ordinator and volunteers, view maps and learn about the progress being made. Dr. Sawaya’s presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Soup day at the Golden Seniors Centre on Frioday, September 28th from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. There are three kinds of soup, a white or brown bun with butter, coffee or tea and desert for only $5.00. Children under three years of age are free. Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce Community Excellence Awards Saturday Oct 20, 2012 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. 2012 Community Excellence Awards Contact: Ruth Hamilton 250344-7125 Website: www.goldenchamber.bc.ca Wedding Party and Gift Show October 14 at the Golden Rec Plex. Whether you’re planning for a wedding, staff function, birthday, anniversar y celebrations or any kind of party. Vendors are now being accepted. Admission to the event will be $2 or a donation to the Golden Food Bank or Little Mittens. For more information go to www.91sheep.ca or 250-3427625

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Golden Moments with backcountry enthusiast Ken Piggot uncle brought him along to help purchase the cattle and transport them. "So we went down there, and across this yard there was this eight-year-old girl running around." It would be a few more years before they would officially meet as teenagers. Piggot's friend wanted to go on a date with a young girl, but the girl’s mother wouldn't let them go unless Piggot went along. The girl brought along her friend and it turned out to be that same eight-year-old girl. "We had a lot of fun together. We did a lot of touring around the country, a lot of camping, hiking, skiing," said Piggot. "I skied in the mountains here a lot, just backcountry skiing. We have three boys, and two of them were racing, so we were going to Lake Louise all the time." Backcountry skiing was a big part of Piggot's life. After learning to ski from his friend Sid Fuez, the pair would explore and ski all around the area, including what is now the ski resort. "The hill up there was originally started by a group of local skiers. We were all involved in that, building the first runs and roads, all of that. It was fun, it was really exciting," said Piggot, who has had a season pass every year the hill has been open. Piggot had a variety of summer hobbies as well, including scuba diving. "There was eight or nine of us in town here who used to scuba dive. We'd practice on the lakes around here, and usually make one trip a year down to the coast for a week, or so, diving off boats," he said. "A few times I got called by the RCMP for assistance with someone who had gone into the lake or river−looking for remains. I never really liked doing it, but you do it because it's one of the things you can do to help." In his years belonging to this community, Piggot has raised three sons, has several grandchildren and one great grandchild, has worked multiple jobs, and has truly taken advantage at the natural splendour Golden has to offer. "I was content here. All my friends are here. I like to ski, I like the backcountry. We do lots of hiking and climbing. I'd look around and think: where else would I go?"

Jessica Schwitek reporter2@thegoldenstar.net Talking about everything from farm animals to scuba diving, Ken Piggot sat on the couch in his home on 10th Street South, the same home he built with his father in the late 1950s, and told stories about his life growing up in Golden. "My father and his family were from Britain. My grandmother was widowed, and her husband had huge family who were expecting to take over with the kids. My grandmother said that's not going to happen," said Piggot, reminiscing about how his family came to settle in Golden. "So one of her brothers-in-law said 'OK, whatever you want.' And he sent the family to Canada. That was 1911." A family member had ventured to Canada first and decided that Golden was the best place to settle. The family bought some property seven miles down the valley. Piggot's father was the youngest of the children to immigrate, and he and his older brother found love in the same place. "My dad and his brother married my mother and her sister," said Piggot. His mother was from Kelowna, so Piggot spent a bit of his childhood in the Okanagan, but was quite happy to eventually return home. "We lived there for a period of time, but it just wasn't the right country for us. I was really happy when we came back here, and I've been here ever since," he said. "I thought it was great growing up here. We farmed until I was 11 or 12... there were always lots of animals around. Most of the animals were pets, most of the time, but unfortunately, eventually you had to eat some of them." He recalled the family's labrador retriever dog who became attached to two colts. The trio would follow each other around, and even sleep together. It was also his family's farm work that first introduced Piggot to his wife. "I first met my wife when she was eight years old. My uncle used to purchase cattle from farmers down the valley," said Piggot. His

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Golden Basketball Association Got Skills? Registration Night Mount 7 RecPlex Tuesday, September 18th 6 - 8pm Teamwork ******* Fun ******* Skills ******* Games

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This week only when you spend $1.00 on a delicious chocolate chunk Smile Cookie, Tim Hortons will donate the entire proceeds to Early Childhood Development Coalition, right here in Golden. To find out more visit timhortons.com

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It was a busy day at the Fall Faire. (Above left) Bob Finnie cooks at the Rotary barbecue. (Directly above) There were a number of classic carts and carriages on display. (Below) The strong men created their own version of a podium, Richard Lefebvre was the winner, followed by Barry Bryant and Strongbad McCarthy. Travis Pickering (bottom left) performed, the smallest puppy in the show, Timmy, gave his best jumping over an obstacle in a show by the by the Golden Canine Flyers. Gwen Hamilton-Zimmerman enjoys getting close to animals at the Red Barn Petting Zoo. Darryl Crane/Star Photo

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Annual General Meeting Golden Community Resources Society 12:00 noon - September 20, 2012 Red Diamond Restaurant

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Thurs. Sept 13 (Above) Scout Adama got her fingers licked by a donkey. (Bottom left) One of the fiercest competitions of the day was the wife carrying: Ryan Watmough picked up his speed, a keg, and Carrie Bakas during an impressive run. (Below right) A member of the the Kettle Valley Brakemen plays a tune, while many visitors dropped in the Rec Plex to have a look at some handmade items and tasty dishes. Darryl Crane and Jessica Schwitek/Star Photo

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Tercon Construction Ltd. *Notice of Construction* Tercon Construction Ltd. would like to inform the travelling public of our construction project 4 km East of Golden, B.C. on the Trans Canada Highway. The project currently has an expected completion date of November 2012. We appreciate your patience during this time and request that you please watch for our crews and obey all construction signs. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Site Safety OfďŹ ce at: 250-344-6768.


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Another successful Fall Faire goes into the history books! Quite literally in fact! Many of you may not be aware that the Golden Museum has been the chief organizer for this event, which with the exception of last year has been going for five years now. I have a particular fondness for this Faire and want to take a moment in this column to say thank you to a few special people. There will be an official thank you to everyone in next weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s paper but there are a few who continue to make the Faire a special event. Thank you to Ray and Helen Tress and their amazing family! Ray and Helen love the old fashioned country Faire and have spent a great deal of time preparing for each Faire. For those of you who are not aware, Ray has his own museum out at Nicholson. He collects items of interest from pioneer days and various forms of machinery but mostly tractors and buggies. Starting a couple of weeks ago Ray began planning what he would bring to the faire. He took a wagon and used it to make a portable museum. He spent two days moving the various parts of his museum to Golden. My praise and gratitude does not end with Ray! Ray and Helen have raised a great family, who each love their community and contribute to the Faire in a variety of different ways. Randy Tress has enjoyed the Faire since the beginning and has encouraged the family to take part in the lawn tractor racing. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been busy since the

Randy Tress falls back on his lawn mower at the beginning of a race he managed to come back and win. Jessica Schwitek/Star Photo first Faire tinkering on his lawn mower until yesterday when he gave the crowd quite the show by cat walking the mower on the line. The machine went straight back, leaving Randy laying on his back on the ground. Up he got, got the machine going again and went after the two other mowers in the modified race. One of the racers was Jerry Leigan, Randyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s brother-in-law and the other was Eddie Leigan, Randyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nephew. In the stock division was Randyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s son Jason and Raelyn Tress, Randyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s newphew. The sixth machine was created and ridden by Ben Demers. All of these guys put on a fantastic show and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d like to say thank you to them for the extra effort! Thanks to Randy for sharing his concerns about the speed and suggesting that we get hay to slow the track down and

to Jerry for bringing the big beam from behind the museum so that the nail drivers had something to nail into. Huge thanks to Eddie Leigan who seemed to be present everywhere yesterday. He worked with the Rotary selling tickets, represented the volunteer fire department in the presentation to Don McTighe, raced tractors, helped with setup and hauled the hay from Parson for the event. Thanks to the many people who came forward to offer help, before during and after the event. To everyone who said â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hey, next year I would like to be responsible for a particular part of the event.â&#x20AC;? Thanks to Lee Bedford for organizing the Farmers Market, and to Travis Pickering for organizing the musical performances. Denice Darbyshire who stuck by my side for the best part of three and

a half days and to my husband for his help as well. Thanks to Mel McMahon at the Rec Plex for his flexibility, to Andy Commons for moving everything to the Rec Plex and returning it back to the museum, the Golden Rockets for helping with the setup and to Wayne Clark, who is the master of the stage construction. Thank you Michele at the Golden Star and Kris King at the Local Townie for making sure that people knew about the event. Thank you to the vendors, groups, organizations and businesses who contributed in a hundred different ways and to God for a glorious sunny day! Most of all thank you all for coming out to help us celebrate the end of another summer because without you all the planning or work in the world wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make this event a success. See you next year!

Get ready to go greenâ&#x20AC;ŚDark Green Simone Jennings Community Nutritionist with Interior Health We all know itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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. 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? Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not alone! Kale tends to be tough so it is best when cooked. It can be steamed, sautĂŠed or simmered. Remove the tough stems, tear or chop the leaves into bite sized piece,s and steam until bright green and tender (approximately ten

minutes). Add your favourite dressing to flavour and serve as a side dish. Or you can sautÊ 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, Ÿ tsp salt, Ÿ tsp pepper, 1 tsp lemon rind, grated, ½-1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice (depending on preference), 10 cups kale, chopped and ž 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.


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Reach-A-Reader campaign kicks off to support local communities Desneiges Profili Regional Program Manager- West Kootenay/Boundary Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy submitted Join the Reach-A-Reader campaign– your donations make a difference Buy your local newspaper from an agent or volunteer on the street. Your donation goes directly to a program in your community. The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL), a non-profit charity, joins with Black Press for the second annual Reach-A-Reader campaign On Wednesday, October 10, when you buy your local paper from CBAL and Black Press staff and volunteers out on the town, all funds go to supporting literacy programs in that community. “The Reach-A-Reader campaign is an important way for us to promote our region-wide commitment to building literacy skills and healthy learning communities,” said Ali Wassing, CBAL Executive Director. This joint campaign demonstrates Black Press’s dedication to building literacy skills in the communities it serves and helping CBAL stretch its reach. Reading is at the heart of CBAL’s drive to help citizens improve literacy skills, engage in life-long learning and increase their confidence to get involved in

the community. “We have 16 co-ordinators delivering services in 77 communities,” said Desneiges Profili, CBAL Regional Program Manager, West Kootenay and Boundary. “Their work with children, adults, families and seniors to build reading, writing, numeracy, computer and workplace skills is in demand. Fundraisers, such as our Reach-A-Reader campaign, help support communities to meet this increasing need.” CBAL is working hard to expand services to meet growing and changing needs in communities across the region. In addition to regional funding received from Columbia Basin Trust, Selkirk College, College of the Rockies and the Province of British Columbia, local partnerships and fundraising campaigns are critical to developing more community-led programs targeting local needs. The Reach-AReader campaign demonstrates this shared commitment. “We partner with businesses, community organizations, libraries, schools and colleges to help meet demand for our services,” said Betty Knight, Regional Program Manager, East Kootenay. “Getting the communities involved in supporting us through the partnership with Black Press and the Reach-AReader campaign takes our message to the heart of the communities we serve.”

Creston’s ESL field trip to the Wildlife Centre. Over the last 10 years, CBAL has delivered an average of 230 programs to 7,000 participants each year. Positive feedback, living examples of the benefits and community response has been very sup-

portive. Participants can choose from a variety of programs such as: Love 2 Learn, Young Parents Education Program, Cyber Seniors and English as a Second Language. You can make a difference in

Photo submitted your local community. Participate in the Reach a Reader campaign by purchasing a paper on, volunteering to sell papers, or simply spreading the word as a campaign champion.

Wednesday, October 10 The Golden Star and the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy are partnering on a great new event for Golden. On Wednesday, October 10, some of Golden’s highest profile people will be out on the street with our newspaper asking for donations to help support literacy initiatives in our community. Along with your donation we will give you a copy of your community newspaper for FREE (plus there might be a few extra promos to go along with that). Absolutely all funds raised from the day will go towards CBAL and all funds will stay in the community in which they are raised to support literacy programs in our community.


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A poodle which has developed an exterior tiger complex Darryl Crane editor@thegoldenstar.net People in Golden have been been lining up to take a photo with a local celebrity. Shyster is a poodle mutt who has been dyed to look like a tiger, and his popularity is only growing. Dianne Fiala, owner of the Funky Dog Spa in Golden, spent about 15 hours in total completing the work on Shyster. The name for the dog came from a family friend who was in hospital. When the discussion came around to a name for Fiala’s new dog, the women thought about her previous pets and said, “that one was a shyster. That’s what she should name him. They are all shysters.” Speaking about the process of completing the dye job Fiala said, “We did it in short bits of time because we have to do it in sections. It was lots of work but he is used to being groomed.” On a recent trip to Vancouver people were stopping the dog and asking to get pictures. “He loves the attention,” Fiala said. This is not the first time the dog has garnered a great deal of attention. A for years ago, Fiala dyed him pink for a cancer walk. She has the ability to dye dogs since taking a seminar on creative grooming. The business opened six years ago and is built of of a love of the animals. “I had worked with dogs in the past. This was an extension of that passion,” she said. With hundreds of clients, Fiala offers grooming, cleaning, hair cuts, and now dying service as well. “I get new puppies, as well as older dogs,” she said. “You have to be passionate. When people get to know you they can tell if you care or not. You have to have a passion for it.” Anyone interested in learning more can drop by the Funky Dog Spa at 912 9th St. N.

Dianne Fiala is pictured with her dog Shyster who has been enjoying all of the attention he has received since having his fur dyed to look like a tiger. Darryl Crane/Star Photo

What we want

FOR OUR KIDS this year

No two kids are alike. That’s what makes teaching both a challenge and a joy. It’s also why each student needs – and deserves – more of our time. Teachers will be working hard to give them that time. And together with parents, we’ll be urging government to help. Years of cuts have led to overcrowded classes. Our kids desperately need smaller classes, better support for students with special needs, and more one-on-one time. Every child matters. And every year counts.

Smaller classes, better support for kids with special needs, and more one-on-one time. THAT’S WHAT OUR STUDENTS DESERVE.

A message from the BC Teachers’ Federation


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Sloan takes over the Rockwater

Member of Sloan, Chris Murphy, gets recorded by fellow band mate Patrick Pentland at a show on Sept. 7 at the Rockwater Grill and Bar. To see more upcoming shows go to http://www.rockwatergrill.com/events-1. To see more photos from the Sloan concert check out the entertainment section online at The Golden Star website. Darryl Crane/Star Photo

54-40 ready to play at the Rockwater Darryl Crane editor@thegoldenstar.net The time is near for one of Canada’s most legendary rock bands to hit the stage at the Rockwater Grill and Bar in Golden. On Sept. 15 54-40 will bring give local residents the chance to celebrate 30 years of great music in the up close and personal setting of the Rockwater. In a recent interview 54-40 bassist, Brad Merritt, shared some thoughts on the band, the music and still being on the road. Merritt said that not only does he still enjoy performing, but probably enjoys it more now than ever before. “When you first start it is pretty exciting. As you do more of them and travel more and stay out longer it becomes a little tougher,” he said. Merritt explained that at the peak of the band’s travelling they were playing between 130 and 140 shows a year.

Shred Kelly will play at the Rockwater Grill and Bar on Sept. 29 Photo submitted

Things get shredded in Golden 54-40 will be playing live at the Rockwater Grill and Bar on Sept 15. Photo submitted “That was a lot of time. But that’s what you have to do to get things going. Once they are then it is a term of picking and choosing, scheduling and what works for you.” Merritt enjoys having more say on how long the band is on the road, but as long as people enjoy the music and the shows he looks forward to playing. “It is a good place to be in... and you have to appreciate it for what it

is,” he said. Over the years the band has developed a following of people of all ages. “It is something that probably started 10 or 12 years ago. It has gotten more so. It is funny because what is hip and cool comes and goes. At one point we were pretty hip and cool,” he said laughing. “Maybe it is a universal appeal for what we do. I think when you see music

for what it is rather than preconditioned on what you hear. I think that is what happened. There is a generation that grew up with us and some of them have children who have listened to our music in their houses.” Merritt is looking forward to returning to Golden for the show. “We have fun and it really comes down to that and we are looking forward to it,” he said.

Golden Star Staff reporter@thegoldenstar.net On September 29 Shred Kelly will be bringing their riffs to the Rockwater in Golden as part of the a new CD release called “In The Hills.” The band is a formulation of friends and foot-stomping good times that was born in the East Kootenays of British Columbia. Hailing from the town of Fernie, the band is made up of a five pieces, and is best known for mixing clawhammer banjo riffs. The music has the ability to tear the fabric of space and time with a mix of ambient synth, high voltage guitar, fierce drums, and hauntingly sweet vocal harmonies.

Saturday, September 15 2012, 10PM @ Rockwater Grill & Bar, Golden BC Tickets $25 Advance $30 Door 19+

The band’s 2010 album “Goodbye July” still resonates strongly with boot slappin’ slacker anthems such as “I Hate Work” and “Ghost Inside My Head.” In The Hills takes a look at the mountain string band and adds a cup of electric shock while consistently belting out stories of small town love and tragedy in the places they hail from. The band was awarded 2012 Artist of the Year at the Kooteney Music Awards and won a spot on the Green Couch Sessions/ CBC Radio 3 ‘Tracks on Tracks’ train adventure from Vancouver to Toronto. Shred Kelly is turning banjo doubters into sweaty indie folk rock believers on the dance floor, one town at a time.


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DON’T TELL A SOUL, IT’S THE SUPER SECRET SALE. Ask our salespeople!

EVERY PRE-OWNED VEHICLE WILL BE MARKED DOWN TO IT’S

LOWEST PRICE OF THE YEAR.

10 BANKS TO CHOOSE THESE PRICES FROM, OVER A ARE TOO LOW TO MILLION DOLLARS ADVERTISE TO THE IN CREDIT WILL BE GENERAL PUBLIC!!! AVAILABLE.

ALL DRASTICALLY REDUCED PRICES WILL BE WRITTEN DOWN INSIDE THE VEHICLE, ASK A SALESPERSON TO SHOW YOU, YOU WILL BE AMAZED! M A N Y W I L L B E B E LO W D E A L E R CO S T ! ! ! I N P E R S O N S H O P P I N G O N LY.

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1969 Chev Camaro 4 SPEED MUNCIE M-21 12 BOLT

1969 Plymouth Road Runner

ALL TRADES WELCOME, PAID FOR OR NOT Dan

1992 Nissan 300ZX

1970 Dodge Dart

2007 Ford Escape XLT

Odometer: 182385 Twin turbo, loaded with leather, T-Roofs and more

Odometer: 64000 LENGENDARY 340 4 BBL, 4 SPEED HURST

Stk# A0684A Odometer: 116600

2003 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning

4X4, automatic

Stk# 05110A Odometer: 82000 400 H.P. SUPERCHARGED 5.4 LITER

Robin

Brent

2008 Ford F-150 FX4 Stk# A0688 Odometer: 61150 4X4, automatic, 8 Cylinder

327 4 SPEED,POWER STEERING

POST-TRAC REAREND

Stk# BI580A Odometer: 78000 RM21 Roadrunner with the 383 and 4 speed

2011 Ford Edge SEL AWD

2010 Dodge Caliber SXT

2009 Dodge Nitro SE

2009 Ford Escape XLT

2008 Ford Taurus X Limited

2007 Ford Focus ZX4 S

1997 Ford F-150 Lariat

2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6

Stk# BI553 Odometer: 45720

Stk# BI558 FWD

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Automatic, Heated mirrors, Cruise Control

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Leather, canopy, One owner!

Front Wheel Drive, 6 Speed, 6 Cylinder.

+ Winte r Tires!

2011 Ford F350 Crew Cab 4X4

2010 Ford Mustang GT

2009 Subaru Impreza SPORT

2009 Honda Civic DX-G 5MT

2008 Ford F-150 XLT

2006 Ford Taurus SEL

2003 Pontiac Sunfire Base

2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT Stk# BI583 Odometer: 127250 4X4, automatic

Stk# BI581 Odometer: 59950

Stk# BI573 Odometer: 24400

Stk# A0686 Odometer: 65750

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Stk# A0652 4 speed

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AWD, Manual, Sunroof

Manual, A/C, FWD

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Glass T-Tops

2010 Hyundai Elantra

2010 Ford F-150 XLT

2009 Subaru Forester AWD

2008 Ford F-150 XLT

2008 Ford Mustang

2005 Chrysler 300C AWD

1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

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New recycling program in Golden for electronic toys Golden Star Staff reporter@thegoldenstar.net As of July 1st, 2012, British Columbians can recycle their used

or broken electronic toys at over 50 convenient drop-off locations, including the Golden Bottle Depot, through a new and unique pro-

gram for Electronic Toy Recycling. The Electronic Toy Recycling program will target the eventual diversion of approxi-

mately two million electronic toys previously destined for the landfill, helping to reduce pollution, save energy, and protect the environ-

ment. Introduced by the Canadian Brandowners Residual Stewardship Organization (CBRSC), Electronic Toy Recyc-

ling is the first electronic toy recycling program of its kind in Canada and the only government-approved electronic toy recycling pro-

FOR RECYCLING YOUR MILK CARTONS

Recycling your milk containers is easy. Simply give them a quick rinse and bring them with your bottles and cans on your next Return-It Depot trip. There’s no refund because you didn’t pay a deposit when you bought the milk. Last year Return-It collected over 630,000 kg of milk containers for recycling and kept them out of landfills. Help us recycle even more.

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gram in B.C. The program will accept a wide range of electronic toys for recycling. “This is a welcome addition to B.C.’s industry-managed and funded recycling programs,” says Brock Macdonald, CEO, Recycling Council of British Columbia. “By diverting electronic toys from municipal waste streams, Electronic Toy Recycling will recover valuable resources, promote conservation and reduce waste management costs for local governments throughout the province.” The program accepts thousands of electronic toys designed for children, ranging in size from small consumer electronic toy giveaways to large ride-on battery powered toys. Examples of accepted electronic toys are: -Plush textile toys with electronics powered by batteries or plugs -Hard plastic toys with electronics powered by batteries or plugs. -Remote control vehicles with electronics powered by batteries or plugs. -Ride-on vehicles with electronics powered by batteries or plugs. -Hand-held game devices with electronics powered by batteries or plugs. -Gaming devices with PC/TV with electronics powered by batteries or plugs. After an electronic toy is brought to a drop-off location, it will be transported to Genesis Recycling, a processor in Langley, B.C. and separated into different materials which are then recycled. Metals will be smelted down and recycled into other metal products, while plastics will be sorted and sold or reused in various manufacturing processes. All batteries will be recycled with a cooperate agreement between Electronic Toy program and the Call2Recycle battery recycling program. All electronics will be managed by rigorous R2/e-Stewards certified standards.


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The gavel is passed

Orlando Pecora had off the gavel to the new Golden Lions Club president, Wayne Clark, during their regular meeting on Sept. 5. Also pictured is club treasurer Gary Bjarnason, left, and club secretary David Clapperton, right. Jessica Schwitek/Star Photo

InspireHealth’s LIFE Program EXTERIOR SUMMER SELL - OFF! Submitted by Connie Watson, LIFE Committee Chair Exciting news for our valley! InspireHealth’s two day cancer care LIFE program is coming to our valley on Thursday, October 4 and Friday, October 5. Although InspireHealth has been in existence since 1997, anyone wanting to take the program has had to travel to Vancouver to do so. Now a new venture, called Inspire LIFE BC, has begun to reach out to more rural areas of our province, made possible in part by additional funding by the BC Ministry of Health. The first out- reach program was held in Terrace in March with the second one in Kamloops in June. We are thrilled that we will be the third BC location to receive this program. Anyone who has been affected with cancer is invited to attend this program to learn how to live well and empower themselves along with traditional treatments. InspireHealth is of benefit to anyone at any stage of their cancer journey whether recently diagnosed, undergoing treatment or having finished treatment and wanting to learn strategies to prevent recurrence. The program gives participants the tools to empower them to improve their recovery and survival. We are pleased to announce that we have received financial support from four service clubs in our valley: The Lake Windermere Lions, the Fairmont Lions, the Kinsmen and the Rotary Clubs, both of Invermere. This has allowed us to offer the LIFE Program for the early registration cost of $150 before September 15 and $250 after that date. The cost to take the program in Vancouver is $445 so this is a very significant saving for participants!

We are also pleased that Copper Point Resort has graciously agreed to host this event in their new facility. Their chef is presently working with the InspireHealth’s nutritionist to ensure that the food to be served will be made with the finest quality food using, when possible, local ingredients. One of our committee members, Donna Taillon, recently traveled to Kamloops to attend the LIFE program there. The program is designed to provide attendees with not only the two day workshop but with courses similar to those offered in their permanent clinics. Technology allows this connection with the InspireHealth staff and also provides members a personal connection. “The workshop was just what I needed after completing my treatments in Cranbrook and the personal care InspireHealth has provided me has been very helpful with my recovery process”. In addition to the Two Day LIFE Program, all cancer participants receive a one year membership in InspireHealth which includes weekly email information, a 90 minute consultation with an InspireHealth physician with online follow-ups as needed, online classes, free membership in Tyze, a secure online support program as well as access to a data base of the latest research. Participants are encouraged to bring along a support person who can attend for $95. In addition health care providers, such as massage therapists, physiotherapists, and health food providers, will find the program valuable for assisting those who have had cancer with the cost to attend being $95. We encourage anyone who currently has cancer or has had cancer at any time to register for this integrative cancer care program by calling 1-888- 734-7125.

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Many services offered under one roof at Kootenay Pumping LTD. Darryl Crane editor@thegoldenstar.net Over the years Kootenay Pumping Systems 1985 Ltd. has expanded to offer a wide variety of services for people in and around Golden. The company opened in the early â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;70s and in 2003 was purchased by Keith and Kathy Dondaneau. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The idea of Kootenay Pumping is to be able to provide many services under one roof. Because it is a very small town we have to offer more than one service. We have continued to expand into areas like jet rod and steam trucks and a variety of vacuum trucks. We have the only licensed potable water truck in the Columbia Valley.â&#x20AC;? Kathy Dondaneau said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We also have the only hydro vac in Golden.â&#x20AC;? She explained the hydro vac gives the company the ability to remove dirt from an area without damaging fibre optics, water, sewer and gas lines. The company also provides a jet rodding service for its customers. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is used to clean and unplug large and small sewer linesâ&#x20AC;?. They also rent portable toilets which are used at a variety of sites in the area. The company also has a gravel truck, plow trucks, and sweepers. Kathy said Keith has taken his knowledge of how to use the technology of the trucks in many different ways to expand what the company can provide for its customers. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What lots of people do not realize about Kootenay Pumping is that it is very environmentally based. On our logo it says, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Here for you. Here for the environment.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the whole object of it. You maintain your septic system because it can pollute your groundwater,â&#x20AC;? she said. She said they work with people to get, and keep, their systems in great shape, plus any other projects they need done in the most environmentally friendly way possible. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think Golden is the most beautiful place in the whole world,â&#x20AC;? Dondaneau said.

Pictured are Tanner Jones, Elsie Curtis, Jim Tress, Janie Tress, Kathy Dondaneau, Will Samuels, and Robert Tress. Darryl Crane Star Photo She also offered some advice for people who live in the area. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Many people do not understand how the septic system works. There is an old thought out there to add stuff to your tanks. This can, and often does, turn your tank solid which is the opposite of what you want. The new philosophy with septic is do not add anything to your system,â&#x20AC;? Dondaneau said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If you insist on adding something, come talk to us and we can give you something which will work.â&#x20AC;? Dondaneau said a properly maintained system will last up to 75 years if it is pumped every two to three years.

The key thing which has led to their success, are the great workers at the company. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is very important to have great workers. We are a small company who are very close knit. We all work together very well,â&#x20AC;? she said. She also thanks the people in the community for supporting the group over the years. For more information about the company and the services they offer go to www.kootenaypumpingsystems.com or call 250-3446410.

Keeping a light on for skiers, skaters, and snowboarders on the Darkside Darryl Crane editor@thegoldenstar.net Thirteen years ago a shop opened in Golden which gave lovers of snowboarding and skateboarding a place to call their own. The shop, today known as Darkside: Snow, Skate, Life, was brought to life by Robyn Nutt and Peter Navin, along with the financial assistance and industry know-how of the original Rude Boys, Rob and Greg. Tired of the scene in Banff, Nutt and Navin made the decision to move to Golden after the announcement that Whitetooth had been purchased and the ski area that they frequented on weekends, was about to expand. â&#x20AC;&#x153;At the time, we felt there was room for a small, core skate/snowboard shop in town. That, combined with having the endless terrain this area has to offer in our backyard. We made the move,â&#x20AC;? said Nutt. Since then, the shop has seen a name change, a slight change in ownership, and has doubled in size. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Like every business, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve had our

ups and downs. But Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve always done what I could to maintain a somewhat core image within the shop. Changing with the times is inevitable,â&#x20AC;? she says. Nutt describes Darkside as a place where kids of all ages love to hang out. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I can see how it could be overwhelming to someone walking through the door for the first time, but the Darkside Daycare kids are harmless,â&#x20AC;? she says with a smile. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have our loyal customers who have definitely helped us get to where we are today. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve met tons of great people over the years and always look forward to seeing the new faces that often become familiar by the end of the season.â&#x20AC;? Owning her own business has given Nutt the freedom and flexibility to enjoy the lifestyle she has become accustomed to. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just say that the store has somewhat flexible hours. The 20 cm rule is always in effect. When it snows, we ride. I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t imagine being obligated to a 9 to 5 job, and missing out on pow days,â&#x20AC;? she said.

Nutt also added that all of her staff have in-depth knowledge, not only of the gear they sell, but also the mountain and terrain they have spent countless years exploring. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everyone is super passionate about riding. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t hire people who are uninterested in what this area has to offer. The majority of the people who have worked here over the years are legit locals, born and raised in Golden,â&#x20AC;? Nutt said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve watched these kids grow up and have had the pleasure of getting to know them over the years. I love the relationships, and the mutual respect that exist between all of us.â&#x20AC;? One of the original Darkside Daycare crew/employees is Bruce Oatway who has practically grown up in the shop. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a great place to work and a better place to come to shop and hang,â&#x20AC;? he said. Nutt continues to patiently anticipate the progression of the town itself and would love to see the core downtown area develop into a place that entices people to spend time, peruse, and inevitably shop. To see whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in store at Darkside, drop Pictured are Bruce Oatway and Robyn Nutt. Darryl Crane/Star Photo by 517 9th Ave. N. in Golden.

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Drivers/Courier/ Trucking SUTCO Contracting Ltd. requires experienced flat-bed highway drivers. Min. 2 yrs exp. hwy/mtn driving, loading and tarping. New equipment, satellite dispatch, e-logs, extended benefits & pension plan. CANADA ONLY runs avail. www.sutco.ca fax:250357-2009 Enquiries: 1-888357-2612 Ext:230 VJ Bishop Excavating needs truck drivers. Must be experienced. Prefer Class 1. Fax resume to 250-341-6006.

An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051. Columbia Valley Credit Union has an exciting employment opportunity for a part time Customer Service Teller. This entry level position requires an enthusiastic, friendly & dynamic individual who has a background in the following: Bookkeeping/Accounting, cash experience, proficiency in Microsoft Suite & a dedication to customer service. Qualified applicants are urged to submit their resume in confidence to: Columbia Valley Credit Union Box 720 Golden BC, V0A 1H0 Attn: Lorne Leeson

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

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Trades, Technical ALBERTA BASED Company looking for qualiďŹ ed and experienced: Equipment Operators, Mulcher, Feller Buncher and Processor Operators. Out of town and camp work. Safety tickets and drivers abstract required. Email resume: jobs@commandequipment.com Fax 780-488-3002. AUTOMATED TANK Manufacturing Inc. is looking for Welders, due to a huge expansion to our plant located in Kitscoty, Alberta, 20km west of Lloydminster. We have openings for 10-3rd Year Apprentices or Journeyperson Welders. We offer best wages in industry. 3rd Year Apprentice $28$30/hour, Journeyperson $32$35/hour, higher with tank experience. ProďŹ t sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine at: (ofďŹ ce)780-8462231; (fax)780-846-2241 or send resume to: blaine@autotanks.ca production@autotanks.ca Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through inhole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform. BUSY LOWER Mainland Commercial Tire store is seeking Experienced tire man for shop duties. Top Wages & BeneďŹ ts Paid. Please send inquiries to: tireshop1234@hotmail.com

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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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SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 6 (ROCKY MOUNTAIN) School District No.6 (Rocky Mountain), Golden Zone is now accepting applications for a casual Custodial position at Field Elementary School. This is manual work involving the cleanliness and security of district buildings. The work may include dealing with public use of school facilities. Once an employee becomes familiar with a clearly deĂ&#x20AC;ned work schedule, the work is performed with minimal supervision. Usually, this job is performed after regular school hours and generally alone. Completion of the 12th school grade, or equivalent is required as well as completion of the Board provided training program. First aid training would be an asset. If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume, with three references to: Ms. Meghan Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neill Human Resources Co-ordinator School District No.6 (Rocky Mountain) P.O. Box 430 Invermere, B.C. V0A 1K0 Phone: (250) 342-9243 Fax: (250) 342-6966 e-mail: hr@sd6.bc.ca

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(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 speciďŹ c 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 conďŹ dential and must be received by 4:00 PM, Friday, September 14th, 2012. Interested applicants must send a letter of interest and rĂŠsumĂŠ 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

HMC Services Inc., road and bridge maintenance contractor in the Selkirk Area are looking for professional drivers for the winter season. Both full-time seasonal positions (November to March annually), and call-in (as and when) positions to operate snowplow and sanding trucks are available in Golden, Revelstoke and Trout Lake areas; please specify the geographic area where you are seeking work. Required qualiĂ&#x20AC;cations include: â&#x20AC;˘ Valid BC Driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s License (minimum Class 3 with air endorsement) â&#x20AC;˘ Proven Highway Experience â&#x20AC;˘ Experience driving single axle, tandem axle vehicles and operating a variety of transmissions, including a 13 speed Application forms may be picked up at HMC Services Inc.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ofĂ&#x20AC;ce listed below; qualiĂ&#x20AC;ed applicants are invited to submit applications, along with a photocopy of their driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license, and up to date driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s abstract and references to substantiate experience to: HMC Services Inc. 723 Highway 23 South, Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0 Fax: 250-837-6225 Email: joy.cwikula@hmcservices.ca Or HMC Services Inc. 521 Donald Upper Road, Golden, BC V0A 1H0 Fax: 250-344-6905 Email: joy.cwikula@hmcservices.ca Visit www.hmcservices.ca for Employment Application Form Please note applications will not be accepted without a current driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s abstract. Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted and pre-employment drug testing is part of hiring process

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Successful candidate will: r Provide outstanding customer-focused service to clients in person and over the phone r Have good knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel r Be a team player with excellent communication skills. r Be well organized and able to work in a fast paced environment. r Be available to work 5 days/week (including alternating Saturdays) r Be required to study and complete necessary insurance licensing courses Preference will be given to licensed candidates with previous insurance experience. Please send your resume and cover letter to: Deanna Lacasse 511-9th Ave, PO Box 1035, Golden, BC V0A 1H0 Phone: 250.344.7161 Fax: 250.344.2286 Toll Free: 1.866.345.7161 dlacasse@falkins.com www.falkins.com Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you have previously applied do not bring in another resume, just call to say you are still interested in being considered. Thank you.


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Misc Services Infinity’s Window Cleaning; Disc Golf; 2 Acreages for sale on North Bench. Call 250-348-2351

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Feed & Hay Hay for sale, Wycliffe, $125/ton, $32/bale, 500lb 65% alfa alfa bales. (250)426-7668

Pets 4yr old male dog - Pekenese & Shitzu. Needs lots of love & attention. Comes with dog house, beds, food, leashes & dog dish. Good with children. Phone 250-344-5868 Little Mittens Animal Rescue Association. Email info@littlemittensanimal rescue.com or call Alannah 250-290-0279 or Dianne 250-344-7691. Spotted Dog Rescue. Call 250-344-5524.

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Building Supplies 4 Vented VELUX SKYLIGHTS 39” x 31” - $150ea OBO (250)344-5751

Firewood/Fuel FIREWOOD for sale. Call 250-344-7677.

Garage Sales 2 Family Garage Sale #969 Jacob Road Nicholson Saturday, Sept 15th 9 am Lots of variety HUGE MOVING SALE EVERYTHING MUST GO FURNITURE HOUSEHOLD TOOLS CAMPING TRUCKS SEPT 8,9,15,16, 9-3PM, 912 9th St. N GOLDEN. 272-0021 Multi-Family Garage Sale 903 Ryter Rd. W. Nicholson Saturday Sep15. 9am - noon. Multi-family Garage Sale Sat Sept 15 9am - 1pm 1317 Maple Drive (Selkirk Hill)

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Misc. for Sale 1989 Chevy Elite Motorhome, 20ft, single wheels, $2500 obo as is. 250-348-2400 or 403-875-2752

BLACK LOAM ORGANIC SCREENED TOP SOIL. $30/yd delivered in Golden area. Pick up at the yard - $25/yd, we load you. Also mature fine mulch & forest wood chippings. Call John 439-9798 days, 344-2160 evenings. Samples available. CENTRAL RV. New and used sea containers. Best prices in B.C. Can Deliver. 20’ New $4200. Used $3000. 8’x10’ new - $2800. 10’x10’ new $4000. (250)314-9522. WALK-IN Tubs, Wheelchair Baths, Roll-in Showers, Shower Seats. Avail thru MEDIchair locations. Aquassure 1-866-404-8827

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HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? Long Mink fake fur coat, worn once $275. Men’s black pea coat (cashmere) $175. 1960 cedar chest, mint cond. $300. Honey white coloured bdrm suite , dresser, chest of drawers, 2 night tables and headboaed $250. Off white book shelf $75. 2 bar stools, black, 2/15. Sofa table $35, 250344-2938. SAWMILLS FROM only $3997. Make money & save money with your own bandmill. Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT STEEL BUILDINGS. Reduced prices now! 20x22 $4,455. 25x26 $4,995. 30x38 $7,275. 32x50 $9,800. 40x54 $13,995. 47x80 $19,600. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800668-5422 www.pioneersteel.ca VISITING ARIZONA for the Winter? Meridian RV Resort. Good Sam-Trailer Life Top 100 RV Resorts in America. Check us out at www.meridianrvresort.com or call 1-866-770-0080.

2 Bdr ground floor, private entrance apartment. $850/mth incl util. Call 250-344-2561 or 344-9882. 3 Bdr. Apt close to Lady Grey school. Newly renovated. Avail now. $850/mth. 250-344-8205 or 344-0725

Real Estate Acreage for Sale 11 & 1/2 acre parcel 10 mins south of Golden, east side of the Rockies. Drilled well, flat building site, good access. Survey plan available. 1-250-769-4288

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Business for Sale The Timbermill Restaurant For Sale In Golden Contact Don Rosodi 250-344-0733.

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Mobile Homes & Parks 2006 mobile home, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 14x70, good condition. For sale, rent, or rent to own. Call 250-348-2105. 3 bdrm mobile home 1049 King Cr. to view or make an offer. Call 250-439-1919. 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

Rentals Rent To Own Kingsgate - BEAUTIFUL RENO’D 4/bdrm (2up/2dn) 2400sq/ft home, french drs from din/rm & m/bdrm to 12x50’ fully covered deck, spacious kitchen w/island, l/rm with bay window looking out onto lndsc yd. 6x30’ front deck. Full walkout bsmt. Patio drs to yd. All on 2.9 acres. 1 mile from US border. $249,000 Financing avail. w/15% down. Rent to own, no interest for 2 yrs. 250-424-5360 Yahk- FULL RENO’D 2/bdrm mobile; completely redone inside and out - wiring, plumbing, floors. On 2.9 acres, lots of trees & great soil for gardening. $149,000 Financing avail. w/15% down. Rent to own, no interest for 2 yrs. 250424-5360

Acreage Grazing /Farm land available for lease. Approx. 200 acres south of Golden on Highway 95. Telephone 250-344-6710.

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2 bdrm, 2-4pc bathroom condo, furnished, Fairmont Riverside Resort, overlooking golf course, laundry & storage in unit. Great mountain views. 1 year lease, non-smoking, no pets. Call Sharon 250-688-1365

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All inclusive 2 Bdr Suite -Fully furnished -Utilities Included -Satellite TV -High Speed Internet -Laundromat on site DD & References required - No Pets Phone 250-344-7299 Please leave message if no answer Rental Units avail. Close to downtown. Call (250)344-8919 Sherri, Highland Property Management Ltd. Real Estate. ROSEWOOD Apts. 1309 12 St. S. 2 Bdr apt avail in nice location. Close to all amenities and College. Hardwood laminate throughout with storage & hot water. Laundry facilities & security entrance. Sorry no pets, N/S, no parties. 250-290-0056. Twin Rivers - 2 bdrm apts. No parties, N/S, no pets. Laundry facilities, Security doors. Best Deal in Town! 250-344-8113. Two Bdr apt available now. Non smoking. Age 55+ apartment building. Call Laura 250-344-6233.

Commercial/ Industrial Property Riverfront Commercial property for sale. 403-405 9 Ave. N Golden. Great Location, Location, Location. $399,969. Open to offers. 250-344-5008 or 344-2775.

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Apartment Furnished 1&2 bdr. furnished suites. Utilities included. Close to amenities. No pets, parties. DD. Internet available. 250-344-8429, or 344-0604. FULLY FURNISHED all inclusive bachelor suite. View at Mount7.ca or call 344-7001.

Commercial/ Industrial 1400 sq. ft. Store Front retail space available for lease or rent. Beside Body Quest Gym and Turning Point. Call 250-344-7876. Golden COMMERCIAL BUILDING 3100 sq. ft. of Retail Space Located DOWNTOWN Excellent High Traffic Area Plenty of Parking 250-344-6710

Cottages / Cabins 1 Bdr cabin. Cozy & quiet. Furnished, N/P, available Sept 20. Call 250-348-2311.

Duplex / 4 Plex Newer 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath half duplex with garage, balcony, propane fireplace. Appliances including dishwasher. $1495/month plus utilities. No pets, no parties. Long term mature reliable tenants preferred. Damage Deposit and references required. Please telephone 250-344-6710.

Misc for Rent In Golden; 1100 sq. ft Basement Suite. Util, w/d incl. $900/mth. Avail Aug 1. Also shared accom avail immediately. $450 all incl. 403-820-0785.

Mobile Homes & Pads 2 Bdr Mobile Home in Nicholson with beautiful view. Easy access to Community bus. $700/mth + util. 250-344-3104.

Homes for Rent 2 Bdr bsmt suite 1116 12 St. Newly renovated. W/D, F/S. No pets. Avail. Sep 1. 250-344-5626.

2 Bedroom house on acreage at Castledale on Hwy 95, south of Golden. $825/month plus utilities. No parties, no illegal activities. Long term mature reliable tenants preferred. References and Damage Deposit required. Please telephone 250-344-6710. 2 Bedroom renovated older house, downtown Golden. No pets or parties. References and Damage Deposit required. Long-term preferred. $950/mth + utilities. Located on a large commercial lot and is suitable for business use also. Telephone 250-344-6710. 3 Bdr house in town with fridge & stove. Also 1 Bdr suite. No pets. Avail now. Call 344-1599 or 344-6596 3 bdrm + den mobile home for rent, 10 mins from Golden. 5 appls. $650 / mo. Available immed. N/S, no pets, DD req and refs. Call 250-344-6286. 3 Bdr mobile home for rent or sale. $600/mth. Avail Aug 1. 250-344-7163 or 344-8179. 5 Bdr 2 Bath house on 2 levels in Golden. Large yard. Long term preferred. Damage Deposit and References required. $1495/mth + utilities. Telephone 250-344-6710. Beautiful mountain home for rent. 5 Bdr, 3 bath. Spacious deck and yard. Large shed/workshop. For more info visit www.goldenhome.me or call 250-439-8099 BEAUTIFUL NEWER HOUSE FOR RENT IN THE SLOCAN LAKE AREA. AVAILABLE OCT 1st • 4 Bedroom-2 Bath on 2 Acres • Red Mtn. Road above SILVERTON w/ Valhalla views + quiet privacy • N/S , Open to animals • 10 min. drive to Slocan Lake and Village amenities • Storage, treehouses, good access all year round • Minimum 6 mnth Lease • W/D Hookups, F/S plus Earth -Woodstove • $1100 negotiable with proper care of house, land + gardens • Open to work trades on property • References Required • Secure Income Essential • Serious Inquiries Only Call: 250-362-7681 or Mobile 250-231-2174 Email: monikas_2010@ hotmail.com

Duplex for Rent 3 Bdrs up, 2 down. Located in residential area close to everything. Fenced yard, W/D hookup. Call 250-344-5996. For Rent - 716 8th Street Main floor 3 Bdr, 1 1/2 Bath, f/p in living rm, laundry rm downstairs, electric heat, carport, mature tenant, no pets. $1200/mth, DD $600. Call 250-344-5508

BEAUTIFUL NEWER HOUSE FOR RENT IN THE SLOCAN LAKE AREA. AVAILABLE OCT 1st • 4 Bedroom-2 Bath on 2 Acres • Red Mtn. Road above SILVERTON w/ Valhalla views + quiet privacy • N/S , Open to animals • 10 min. drive to Slocan Lake and Village amenities • Storage, treehouses, good access all year round • Minimum 6 mnth Lease • W/D Hookups, F/S plus Earth -Woodstove • $1100 negotiable with proper care of house, land + gardens • Open to work trades on property • References Required • Secure Income Essential • Serious Inquiries Only Call: 250-362-7681 or Mobile 250-231-2174 Email: monikas_2010@ hotmail.com Fully furnished 3 Bdr with carport on private acreage, 7km south of Golden. Fabulous view of the valley. All util & snow removal incl. Avail Nov 1 to April 30. Dates are flexible. Rental contract @ $1200/mth, based on 2 occupants. 250-344-2422. Email wind@persona.ca Large 3 bdrm house with attached carport, separate shop/2 car garage on acreage. Great views 3 miles south of Golden. N/S, small pets only, ref. required, 250-344-6456. Newer 1 Bedroom cabin with loft, sitting on a full basement on an acreage south of Golden. $925/month + utilities. No parties, no illegal activities. Long term, mature, reliable tenants preferred. References and damage deposit required.

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Townhouses 3 BDR 2 bath Townhouse. Balcony & propane fireplace. Appliances incl. dishwasher. Family preferred. References & Damage Deposit. $1495/month plus utilities. Telephone 250-344-6710. Furnished townhouse in town. Util.incl. W/D, internet, sat TV. Oct 1. Couples pref. 519-566-

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1976 30ft cabin cruiser with a 185 merc • Full galley (fridge, stove, sink, furnace, toilet) • Fold down table for a queen sized bed • Fold up bunk beds • VHF radio • Hull is sound, galley is dated. • Low draft • 200 hrs on new engine • A great boat that needs some TLC $12,000.00 invested $8000 OBO Call 250-362-7681 or Cell 250-231-2174 email monikas_2010@ hotmail.com 4 more information & to view

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Rooms for Rent CLEAN rooms available. Mature adults only. No parties. 250-344-2444. Room in house. All inclusive. W/D, cable, wireless internet. Two blocks from all amenities. $525. Winter rate.Call 250-290-0110.

Shared Accommodation Lg 1 Bdr suite for rent. Private entrance, private back yard. N/P, N/S. $900/mth + DD, references. Avail Oct 1. Leave msg 604-356-2543. Rooms avail in fully furnished shared home. Close to all amenities. N/P, N/S. $450/mth all inclusive + DD. Avail Oct 1. Leave message 604-356-2543.

Storage BLAEDEN SELF STORAGE Household storage rentals. Several sizes to choose from. Competitive prices. 24 HOUR ACCESS. Phone or leave a message 250-344-2289. S TA S H YO U R S T U F F. C O M Storage spaces of different sizes starting at $40/month including heated units. 250-344-3104.

Suites, Lower 2 Bdr Apt bottom floor, 1 step, downtown. No pets, dishwasher, w/d hookup. Very clean, excellent condition. $725. Avail Sept 1. 250-344-0222. 2 Bdr. basement suite. No pets, no parties, N/S. Laundry facilities. Available Oct 1. 250-344-0604 Basement suite. $575/mth + util. Available now. Call 344-4565. Ground level. Excellent shape one bedroom. Located downtown. Great walking distance for all amenities. Has w/d hook up. Has dishwasher. $625. 344-0222.

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Cars - Domestic 1979 Toyota Jeep with plow $3500. 1988 Ford Topaz new brakes, air,$700 OBO. Call 250-352-7482.

Cars - Sports & Imports 1986 Hyunda Excel, low mileage, comes with 4 winter tires, $500, 250-344-2469 1995 VW Jetta in good running order. Comes w. summer tires and blizak winter tires. $1400 obo. 250-344-6398

Recreational/Sale 2011 ARCTIC FOX 29.5ft 5th wheel, 2 lg slides, 4 season, 2 - 80 watt solar panels, extended frame w/lg aluminum storage box $34,000 immaculate cond. Call Marvin 250-4284260 For Sale - 1998, 27’ Sportsmaster Travel Trailer. Sleeps up to 8 People. Twin Bunks, Pull-out Couch, Table Folds Down, Queen Pillow-top Mattress in Front Bedroom. Air Conditioner, 3 Burner Stove, Oven, Spacious Bathroom, 2 x 30lb Propane Tanks. Very Clean and in Excellent Condition! Asking $9,700. Located in Nakusp. Please call 250-265-9990 or email: tzanier@hotmail.ca for more info.

Trucks & Vans 1979 CHEV 3/4 ton 4x4 454 4 spd, daily driver $2000 250428-7985

Whereas; Marnor Holdings Ltd., Dave Elrick & Markus Elrick is indebted to Columbia Diesel Ltd. for repair’s on a 1989 Kenworth VIN: 1XKEDB9X1KJ812379

There is presently an amount due and owing of $4,660.14, plus any additional costs of storage, seizure & sale. Notice is hereby given that on the 10th day of October, 2012 or thereafter, the said vehicle will be sold. For more info. call Elite Bailiff Services at 604-539-9900

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 The Golden Star

Cold War veteran reveals his part in Project Coldfeet Jessica Schwitek reporter2@thegoldenstar.net In the ice-covered wasteland separating the Soviet Union from Canada and the United States during the Cold War one local veteran made history with a covert operation that even James Bond hadn't

attempted yet. Lieutenant Leonard LeSchack, a member of Golden's Royal Canadian Legion Branch 122, joined the United States Navy after he could no longer outrun the conscription agents. Working as a geophysicist on the US Antarctic Expedition for 14

months, he was able to delay his entrance into the military, and gain some valuable Navy contacts at the same time. "At that time, all the engineering and logistics for this whole governmental operation was performed by the US Navy. So I got to know some of those people,

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including the senior officers," said LeSchack. The plan, after he graduated as an officer, was to go back to an icebreaker ship in the Antarctic fleet. But a special request from the Arctic Institute of North America landed him on a US Air Force drift station in the Arctic Ocean instead. It was there LeSchack learned the strategic importance of the Arctic Ocean in the Cold War, as he spent much of his time tracking submarines, both ours and theirs. Both the Americans and the Soviets had stations set up in the Arctic, either on glacial ice (ice islands) or sea ice. Given the unstable nature of ice (especially sea ice) these stations often broke up, sometimes leaving very little time for personnel to vacate before planes could no longer land. This gave LeSchack an idea. "I realized that if we kept track of Soviet stations, particularly the ones around Canada, then we could tell when they broke up... And we know from our own experience that these stations that have been lived on for months and months, can't be abandoned all that quickly. And a lot of the things that were there, were likely to be left there," said LeSchack. The opportunity to gain intelligence from these abandoned stations tremendous. The trick would be getting men on and off an ice sta-

Lieutenant Leonard LeSchack holds a copy of his book, Project Coldfeet, which tells the story of his classified operation in the Arctic during the Cold War. Jessica Schwitek/Star Photo tion where planes cannot land. That's where the Fulton Skyhook came in. The skyhook, installed on a B-17 plane, allowed planes to pick a person up off the ground with-

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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

out landing the plane. It consisted of two arms attached to the aircraft's nose. On the ground, a rope held up by a weather balloon, and secured to the person to be picked up, would hook onto the two arms as the aircraft approached as low and as slow as possible. LeSchack was first person in history to be picked up by the skyhook during a real operation, in what was later dubbed as Project Coldfeet. Despite a few complications during the pick-up, LeSchack had trouble breathing as he was facing into the wind and had to use his arms to maneuver himself around, he says the process is relatively painless. The skyhook, attached to the very same plane used to pick up LeSchack in Project Coldfeet, was used a few years later to

pick up James Bond in the film Thunderball. "The mission turns out to have been extraordinarily valuable. We found a lot of good intelligence that made a difference to the Navy and to central intelligence," said LeSchack. This past June was the 50th anniversary of the successful operation, which was declassified in the late 1970s. The skyhook has not been successfully used in a mission since Coldfeet, and is somewhat obsolete now and long-range helicopters have advanced. "It was a milestone for sure," said LeSchack. LeSchack has written a book about the mission, available at the Legion. And Project Coldfeet will also be the subject of an episode of "Weapons of the Superspies," which will air on the Discovery Channel on Sept. 18 at 10 p.m. EST.


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Tyson Mitri (above left) on his mountain bike, and Martin Gautreau (above right) on his BMX get upside down to show why Stomp Down is such a popular event in Golden. (below left) Teo Richard at the age of six was one of the youngest competitors at the event; while Daylen Bidinger, age 15, shows off his balance on his skateboard. Darryl Crane/Star Photo

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This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Employee Pricing is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, Daily Rental Allowance and A/X/Z/D/F-Plan programs. ‡‡No purchase necessary. For full contest rules, eligible vehicle criteria, and to enter as a Ford owner, visit www. ford.ca/shareourpridecontest (follow the entry path applicable to you, complete all mandatory fields and click on ‘submit’) or visit your local Ford Dealer for details. Open only to residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority, possess a valid graduated level provincially issued driver’s license, and are owners of Ford branded vehicles (excluding fleet customers and all Lincoln and Mercury models). Eligible vehicle criteria includes requirement that it be properly registered in Canada in the contest entrant’s name (matching vehicle ownership), and properly registered/plated and insured. Non-Ford owners can enter by mailing an original 100 word essay on “what they like about Ford”, with their full name, full mailing address, email, daytime phone number (with area code) to: Vanessa Richard, Pareto Corp., 1 Concorde Gate, Suite 200, Toronto, ON, M3C 4G4. Contest closes at 11:59pm (PST) on the last day of the 2012 Ford Employee Pricing campaign which will be no earlier than August 31, 2012. Limit of 1 entry per person. Up to 8 prizes available to be won in Canada in 3 possible prize categories, each worth up to CAD$50,000. Chances of winning are dependent on the total number of entries received up to each 10,000 interval of unit sales under the Employee Pricing campaign (“Draw Trigger”). Odds of winning decrease as the contest progresses, more entries are made into the contest, and opportunities for Draw Triggers lessen. Skill testing question required. *Purchase a new 2012 Fiesta SE Sedan/2012 Focus SE Sedan/2012 Fusion SE with automatic transmission/2013 Escape SE FWD with 1.6L EcoBoost Engine/2012 F-150 Platinum Super Crew 4x4 for $16,654/$19,369/$19,981/$26,030/$46,413 after Total Eligible Price Adjustment of $995/$1,280/$6,368/$2,519/$14,186 (Total Eligible Price Adjustment is a combination of Employee Price Adjustment of $995/$1,280/$1,868/$2,019/$7,186 and delivery allowance of $0/$0/$4,500/$500/$7,000) is deducted. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Total Eligible Price Adjustment has been deducted. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,650/$1,650/$1,650/$1,650/$1,700 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, dealer PDI (if applicable), registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Delivery Allowances can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Delivery Allowances are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. Employee Pricing is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, Daily Rental Allowance and A/X/Z/D/F-Plan programs. †Until October 1st, 2012, receive 0%/0.99% APR purchase financing on new 2012 Ford Focus (excluding S)/Fiesta (excluding S) models for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest interest rate. Example: $20,000 purchase financed at 0%/0.99% APR for 72 months, monthly payment is $277.78/$286.22, cost of borrowing is $0/$608.13 or APR of 0%/0.99% and total to be repaid is $20,000/$20,608.13. Down payment on purchase financing offers may be required based on approved credit from Ford Credit. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for model shown: 2012 Fiesta 1.6L I4 5-speed Manual transmission: [6.9L/100km (41MPG) City, 5.1L/100km (55MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Focus 2.0L I4 5-speed Manual transmission: [7.8L/100km (36MPG) City, 5.5L/100km (51MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Fusion 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic transmission: [9.0L/100km (31MPG) City, 6.0L/100km (47MPG) Hwy] / 2013 Escape 1.6L EcoBoost FWD: [9.1L/100km (31MPG) City, 6.0L/100km (47MPG) Hwy. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading, vehicle equipment, and driving habits. ◆Some mobile phones and some digital media players may not be fully compatible – check www.syncmyride.com for a listing of mobile phones, media players, and features supported. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford recommends that drivers use caution when using mobile phones, even with voice commands. Only use mobile phones and other devices, even with voice commands, not essential to driving when it is safe to do so. SYNC is optional on most new Ford vehicles. ◆◆Remember that even advanced technology cannot overcome the laws of physics. It’s always possible to lose control of a vehicle due to inappropriate driver input for the conditions. ▼Offer only valid from September 1 2012 to October 31, 2012 (the “Offer Period”) to resident Canadians with a Costco membership on or before August 31, 2012. Use this $1,000CDN Costco member offer towards the purchase or lease of a new 2012/2013 Ford/Lincoln vehicle (excluding Fiesta, Focus, Raptor, GT500, Mustang Boss 302, Transit Connect EV & Medium Truck) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). The Eligible Vehicle must be delivered and/or factory-ordered from your participating Ford/Lincoln dealer within the Offer Period. Offer is only valid at participating dealers, is subject to vehicle availability, and may be cancelled or changed at any time without notice. Only one (1) offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per Costco Membership Number. Offer is transferable to persons domiciled with an eligible Costco member. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford Motor Company of Canada at either the time of factory order (if ordered within the Offer Period) or delivery, but not both. Offer is not combinable with any CPA/GPC or Daily Rental incentives, the Commercial Upfit Program or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Applicable taxes calculated before $1,000CDN offer is deducted. Dealer may sell or lease for less. 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The Community Excellence Award nominations are now live! on Saturday, October 20, at the Mount 7 Rec Plex. Everyone is welcomed to vote and can do so now at www.surveymonkey.com/s/ goldenawards. If you have any questions about the awards or would like to learn more information about the night you can drop by the Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce.

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River power The team aboard the Mark Twain raft waves as they take off down the river in the Kla-How-Ya River Battle on Sept. 9. The Mark Twain raft finished in 2 hours and 24 minutes. First place in the canoe category went to Clipper Tripper with a finish time of 57 minutes. Other participants were the Aussie Bear Grylis, Golden Oldies, Wetlands Adventures, SS Ptarmagin, Christakos and Team Morgan. Jessica Schwitek/ Star Photo

A wake up call for one last season Darryl Crane editor@thegoldenstar.net It may be hard to believe you could be an old-timer at the age of 20, but in terms of the Golden Rockets, Keith Wake accepts this suggestion for what it is. Wake, who is from Field, has entered his fifth and last season playing with the Rockets. Going into the season Wake, has played 204 games in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. He has scored 50 goals and added 69 assists during his time in the league. “It is different. It has sunk in definitely. I am getting old,” he said with a smile. Over his time with the team, he has seen a change in attitude in both the players and staff. “It has become a lot tighter. Curt (Thorne, President of the Golden Rockets), is good at getting fans out and promoting us,” he said. His role with the team has also developed over the years. “When I first started I could not play as much of a role. Now I am being leaned on to produce points and be more of a leader,” Wake said. “On and off the ice I have to be setting an example of work ethic.” As for the regular season, Wake said he can’t wait to hit the ice and start playing games. “We’re way ahead of where we were last year with so many returning guys. I think it will be exciting hockey right from the start this year.” As for his goals in the upcoming year the long time Rocket forward this a deep run is the only way things have to go this year. “I definitely want to win it all and go as far as we can. I want to take the title at the end.” To meet the Golden Rockets players and get autographs do not forget to head to the arena in Golden early on Sept. 14, to take part in a carnival before the first

Three-year-old Alanis Schellenberg participates in the Stick Pony Barrel Race at the Fall Faire. Jessica Schwitek/Star Photo

Riding into the winners circle The Golden Light Horse Club submitted

Keith Wake Golden Rockets home game of the season against the Columbia Valley Rockies.

The Golden Light Horse Club hosted a Stick Pony Barrel Race at the Fall Faire on Friday. Fun was had by all and here are the results from the fun competiton: 3 and Under-1. Leah Birnie (Won a Family Pass for four to the Wolf Center; 2. Keziah (Candy Bag from Moose Trax); 3. Ella (Horses and Horseshoe). Ages 4-5 1. Erica Pfisterer (Candy Bag from Moose Trax); 2. Joshua Jones (Family Pass for four to the Wolf Center); 3. Makenna (Horses and Horseshoe).

Rockets verses CV Rockies Friday, September 14th at 7:30 in Golden

Ages 6-8 1. Rachel Sibball (one Hour Pony Ride); 2. Lukas Pfisterer ( T-shirt) 3. Ria Ferrarelli (Hat and a Horseshoe). Ages 9-12 1. Kathleen (1 Hour Trail Ride for two from Bear Corner Adventures, T-shirt for FASTEST TIME OF THE DAY!); 2. Wesley Jones (T-shirt); 3. Mara (Hat and a Horseshoe). Ages 13 and Over 1. Soeren (one Hour Trail Ride for two from Flying W Trail Rides); 2. Lara Franzmann (T-shirt); 3. Lena (Hat and a Horseshoe). Thanks to all of the sponsors and supporters! Winners can call 344-7870 to claim their prizes.


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The Grey Cup looks good for its age as it reaches the century mark Ron Tabbert Special to the Star Canadian football fans have a special reason to party this year. It marks the 100th championship game to win the coveted Grey Cup prize. Lord Earl Grey, the Governour General of

Canada, donated a trophy for teams of the Canadian Rugby Union in 1909. The first game was played before 3807 fans in Toronto, December 4, 1909. The University of Toronto defeated the Parksdale Canoe Club 26 – 6. In 1911 the Calgary Tigers won the west-

ern championship and were ready to vie for the Cup, but since the Western Canada Rugby Football Union was not a full member of the CRU, that year’s game went to UT over the Toronto Argonauts 14 – 7. This is only one example of the many football unions and inter-

provincial arrangements over the years. Presently there are eight teams in the Canadian Football League, all hopeful to win the Lord Earl Grey’s Cup: The BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos, Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg

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Blue Bombers, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Toronto Argonauts, and the Montreal Alouettes. Not to be left out of the fun (and funds!), Canada Post has gone whole hog with stamps to celebrate the 100th Grey Cup game. At the end of June, CPC issued eight separate coils of 50 stamps each showing the team logos. The local Post received only those for the BC Lions, so it appears distribution was on a regional basis for each team. Apparently it is assumed fans will want the stamps for their team. A souvenir sheet of eight stamps was also issued showing all eight team logos. Likewise, in August, nine (nine!) stamp booklets were issued, one for each team and one for the Grey cup itself. The local Post received sets of all of these, so you can pick up one for whatever team you favour. A large souvenir sheet was also issued showing all nine of the stamps together. The nine stamps issued in August are based on a photograph of a memorable moment in the team’s history and shows a player in the teams colours. The BC Lions’ stamp pays tribute to Lui Passaglia’s kick in the last seconds of their 1994 win. BC not only won the game 26-23, but they kept the upstart Baltimore, Maryland team from taking the cup south of the border.

The player pictured in the foreground is Geroy Simon. As a record-setting wide receiver and CFL Most Outstanding Player, Simon led the Lions from a 2-3 start into the playoffs with a 13-5 season. The Lions defeated Montreal 25-24 in the championship game. The BC Lions were founded in 1954. They hoisted the Grey Cup in victory six times: 1964, 1985, 1994, 2000, 2006, and 2011. They play at the BC Place Stadium in downtown Vancouver. Some stamp collectors consider these an excess. The cost of one each of these 17 stamps is $10.37. If the souvenir sheets are included, it’s another $10.37. And, as well, single coil stamps are not available, so strips of 4 or 10 have to be ordered, bringing the minimum total to 35.38, with 12 stamps left-over. Yes, they can be used for postage, to

be sure. It appears that postal bureaus world-wide are widening their base to include fans and collectors of all fields in their market. This issue, obviously, is aimed at the football fan who wants to have another souvenir of his team, or the CFL. And, on the off chance someone still uses the Post, maybe they want to frank their mail with their team loyalty. Golden Stamp collectors will meet, share these stamps and many others, at our first meeting of the season, 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 23, 2012. We meet in the basement of Trinity Lutheran Church on Ninth St. South. Feel free to drop in and join us. We chat, share opinions, swap, trade, sell and generally chat and enjoy our hobby. If you have questions, call Ron: 250-3445939, or mail relich@uniserve.com .

CBT accepting applications Rachel Lucas Columbia Basin Trust Groups with projects that support social well-being and address social issues in Basin communities can now apply to Columbia Basin Trust’s (CBT’s) new Social Grants Program. This is the first time applications are being accepted to the program, and a total of $500,000 is available for project grants. The application deadline is 4 p.m. PDT on October 12, 2012. “Basin residents work hard to address a range of social issues, from connecting with isolated senior citizens to ensuring young families have access to early childhood development programs,” said Neil Muth, CBT President and CEO. “Through our new Social Grants Program, we’re increasing our support of these efforts, and are excited to see what projects come forward in this first intake.” Among others, eligible projects include ones that: * address the Canadian social determinants of health; * address the health, well-being and resilience of children, youth, individ-

uals, families, or seniors; * support community participation by individuals or groups of individuals who face barriers in seeking to participate in their communities, or who have been marginalized; or * address or encourage innovation, collaboration and sustainability within the social service sector. The Social Grants Program is a three-year pilot with an annual granting budget of $1 million. There will be two intakes per year, and granting decisions will be made by the Social Grants Program Selection Committee, a volunteer group of Basin residents that includes individuals who have experience and expertise in the social sector and individuals who have broader community development experience. For more information about the Social Grants Program, or to download an application form, visit www. cbt.org.spg CBT supports efforts to deliver social, economic, and environmental benefits to the residents of the Columbia Basin. To learn more about CBT programs and initiatives, visit www. cbt.or or call 1.800.505.8998.


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Administration - David Allen, Ext 228 Operations, Public Works - Chris Cochran, Ext 226 Recreation Services - Jordan Petrovics, Ext 225 Planning & Building - Gary Smith, Ext 235 Strategic Initiatives - David Love, Ext 249

810 9th Ave. S Golden B.C. V0A 1H0 250 344-2271 Fax 250 344-6577 www.golden.ca

Community Connections Evening Showcasing Local Not-for-Profit & Funding Organizations Wednesday, September 12th @ Mount 7 Rec Plex Find out more about recreational groups, clubs & organized activities Golden has to offer. Public Info Expo 6:30pm – 8:00pm For more information call 250-344-2271 or go to www.golden.ca

Notice of Sidewalk and Curbing Replacement Beginning this Monday, September 10th, the section of sidewalk and curbing along 9th Avenue North between the Bargain! Shop and Kicking Horse Ford is getting replaced. The work will be ongoing for between five and six weeks. Customer access to all businesses will be maintained during the construction period, although parking that fronts the area of sidewalk replacement will be displaced to allow for construction and pedestrian passage around the work zone. The Operations Department is happy to answer any questions about the project.

Notice of Tax Sale The properties listed below will be sold by TAX SALE on September 24th, 2012, commencing at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers of Town Hall located at 810 9th Avenue South unless the delinquent taxes plus interest are paid at that time. Payment must be made by cash, debit card, money order, or certified cheque. Roll # P.I.D Legal Description Civic Address 575005 014-999-340 Lot: 2, Sect. 13, Plan 4264, Twp. 27 , Rge. 22, W5M ,KLD 1141 10th Ave. N.

Dated this 12th, day of September, 2012 Lisa M. Vass, Chief Financial Officer

Annual Nomination Call for Community Volunteer Award Once again Town Council is seeking to honour an exceptional individual who has contributed to the well-being of Golden through outstanding volunteerism and community commitment. If you feel that someone in our community deserves this award, send a letter of nomination with the reasons you feel qualify them to Golden Town Council. Nomination letters should be titled “Community Volunteer Award” and may be dropped off at Town Hall, mailed to Box 350, Golden, V0A 1H0, or e-mailed to clerk@golden.ca. The award will be given at the annual Chamber of Commerce Community Excellence Awards night on Saturday, October 20th, 2012. The past recipients of the award have been Garry Bjarnason, Paul Hambruch, Colleen Palumbo, Terry Schiesser, Anne Galligan, Roy Nixon, Joyce Nixon, Orlando Pecora, Wendy Pecora, Lawrence Charlton, Delbert Johnson, Shauna Robinson, May Yurik, and Glen Ewan. The deadline for submission of nominations is Friday, September 14th, 2012.

Finance - Lisa Vass, Ext 227 Corporate Services - Jon Wilsgard, Ext 237 Fire Department - Ken McClure, 250.344.6401 Mayor’s Office - Christina Benty, Ext 229 Appointment hours - Tuesday 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Highlights

Town of Golden – Regular Open Council Meeting: September 4, 2012 Confluence Park Trail Improvement Project Council referred to staff the request from the Rotary Club to develop the Confluence area. “Foor Richer or Poorer” Building the Case for Taxation Tools Council affirmed that any member wishing to attend the upcoming AKBLG Forum on October 19th, 2012 may do so. Request to Adopt the Golden Youth Centre Council directed staff to make contact with the Golden Youth Centre and inform them of Council’s Grant in Aid Program. Council Policy on Asset Management The above policy, which is a policy to set guidelines for implementing asset management processes for the Town of Golden, was adopted. MIABC Voting Delegates Council appointed Councillor Hambruch as the primary voting delegate with Councillor Oszust as 1st alternate and Councillor Moss as 2nd alternate for the Town of Golden at the MIABC Annual General Meeting on September 25, 2012. Well 5 Project Update & Generator Supply Award Recommendation Council awarded the supply and installation of a backup generator to Golden Installations Ltd. for a total cost of $63,925.12 plus HST. ToG Golden Civic Centre Rates Bylaw No. 1305, 2012 Council rescinded third reading of the above bylaw, which is a bylaw to establish rates for the rental of space and time within the Golden Civic Centre. ToG Development Cost Charges Bylaw No. 1304, 2012 The above bylaw, which is a bylaw to impose development cost charges, was adopted.


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RE/MAX of Golden 250-344-7663

Garry Oddy (250) 344-7234

$164,900 1 bath

NEW

$179,900 5.58 acres

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$290,000

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Proposed Lot B, Ford Station Road

#304, 521 - 8th Avenue 2 bedrooms

Norma Crandall (250) 344-0275

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$127,000 1416 Deere Ridge Road

$369,900 3 bedrooms

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4bdrms 1 bath 2,500sqft 3.68 acres

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1 bath

#7, 411 - 5th Avenue 2 baths

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#16 Whispering Spruce MHP 3 bedrooms

1 bath

1,068 sqft

2 baths

1,500sqft 67 acres

3 bedrooms

1 bath

2 baths

REDUCED

$230,000 .5 acre

$599,300

1500 Quartz Crescent 3 bedrooms

2.5 baths

3,447sqft

3bdrms

1,032sqft

REDUCED

2 baths

$750,000 4bdrms 1 bath 2,480sqft

143 acres

$249,000 718 - 10th Street 2 bedrooms

$59,900 2 bedrooms

50’ x 130’

$429,000

$29,900

1521 Fir Crescent 3 bedrooms

3 bedrooms

REDUCED

$135,000

3 bedrooms

2 baths

REDUCED

REDUCED

$19,900

$299,900 1567 Campbell Road

974 Oster Road

$589,600

1501 Quartz Crescent 2.5 baths

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2 bedrooms

$339,900

3 bedrooms 1 bath 1,097sqft 6.74 acres

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2 baths

#58 Kicking Horse Village MHP

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Imler Road

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#92 Kicking Horse Village MHP

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2.7 acres

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2.4 acres

1361 Pine Drive

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$165,000

$489,900 4 bedrooms

2,884sqft

1359 Black Bear Drive

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2,860sqft

3075 Imler Road 1 bath

2.5 baths

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$277,600 1314 Pine Drive 3 bedrooms

$595,900

$369,900

$279,900

#303, 1420 Palliser Trail 2 bedrooms

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$265,000

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REDUCED

1 acre

Dan Veselic (250) 344-1435

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$419,900

4 bedrooms

731 Kinsey Road

4bdrms 2 baths 2,366sqft 18.5 acres

2,578sqft

Barry Klassen (250) 344-0262

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720 - 8th Street

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3 baths

NEW 3bdrms

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$329,900

1615 Gareb Road

$33,500

$149,900

3 bedrooms

4bdrms

Bob Tegart (250) 272-4321

#21 Golden Mobile Home Park

960sqft

1269 Horse Creek Road

$64,900 #2 Swiss Village MHP

1026 King Crescent

2 baths

5265 Ben Hynes Loop Road 2,267sqft

1608 Gareb Road

2 bedrooms

$229,900

NEW

1213 Golden Donald Upper Road 3,094sqft

Marlon Chambers (250) 344-0735

#306 1549 Kicking Horse Trail

$292,000

$349,000 901 - 11th Street 6 bedrooms

1,050sqft

805 - 5th Avenue

75’ x 150’

NEW 2 bedrooms

#12, 2924 Kicking Horse Road 2 bedrooms

Flec Demmon (250) 344-8451

1,833sqft

1bdrm

1 bath

530sqft

REDUCED

7 acres

$154,900

914 - 14th Street 2 bedrooms

2 baths

1,150sqft


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