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Vol. 28 | No. 15 Thursday, July 19, 2012

Serving the Bella Coola Valley and the Chilcotin

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Fireweed blazes while Saloompt Mountain basks in the sun.

Summertime…and the Discovery Coast Music Festival is here! If you check out the latest issue of BC Musician Magazine, you’ll see that BC is a province with many music festivals. For those of us here in Bella Coola, far from the festival circuit, we are extremely fortunate to have our own festival, bringing the music of Canada and

the world right here to our beautiful valley. From solo performers to orchestras. From the pop duo of Carmen and Camille to the fiddling prowess of Daniel Lapp, the political songs of Williams Lake’s Brent Morton and the inter-cultural music of Toronto-based Jaffa Road,

there’s an amazing smorgasbord of Canadian talent and musical styles ready to entertain. H’Sao, based in Montreal but with Chadian roots, draws on traditional African music and masterful a capella singing to create a unique soundscape of world music. First

Nations singer/songwriter Digawolf brings the imagery of northern Canadian landscapes to his songs, accompanied by masterful guitar playing. And of course, Bella Coola is proudly represented by the music of Caley Watts and her band. So come on out and listen

to great live music, mingle with the musicians, dance up a storm, eat some local food, visit with friends, and don’t forget all the fun stuff for the kids! With the mountains in the background and eagles soaring overhead, what could be a better way to spend the weekend.


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Saturday Service Song & Bible Study For Adults & Children 9:30 am Sabbath School Program 10 am Bible Study Church Service 11 am Bella Coola Adventist Academy Offers a Christian Learning Environment for Grades K - 9 Grades 10 - 12 Distance Learning through West Coast Adventist School Principal Rob Parker 799 5910

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General public is invited to attend our open house on Monday, July 30, from noon to 8:00 pm at the CE Centre, basement of Emmanuel Church in Bella Coola If you are interested in what is happening on the Bella Coola Community Forest, drop in to view our short and long term development plans and find out about our operations. Staff will be on hand to present information and answer any questions you may have about how we are managing the community forest. We welcome people’s comments and input so that we can better serve the community. Light refreshments will be available. We also have a standing, ‘open door’ policy whereby the public is welcome to view our plans or ask questions about the community forest at any time by contacting the person below to arrange an appointment. Contact: Hans Granander, RPF, General Manager Bella Coola Community Forest Ltd. Tel:250-982-2515, email: hcgranander@belco.bc.ca

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Funeral for Norma Harestad to be held at the Augsburg United Church Saturday, July 21st at 1pm. Celebration of Life to follow at the Legion at 3pm, all welcome.


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Enbridge slammed for ‘culture of deviance’ in US oil spill A U.S. government agency has approved investigators' findings that Canadian pipeline company, Enbridge Inc,. knew about cracks that led to a 2010 leak of more than three million litres of oil into a Michigan river. The most expensive and extensive onshore cleanup in U.S. history, which is nearly complete, has already cost about $800 million US. A five-person panel of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) voted Tuesday to accept the conclusions of investigators on the cause of the leak. Matt Fox, an NTSB investigator, told board members on Tuesday that the Calgary-based company was aware of the cracks in its pipeline near Marshall, Mich., but failed to address them adequately before the rupture. The pipeline started leaking on July 25, 2010, into Talmadge Creek near Marshall, about 96 kilometres east of Grand Rapids. The oil spread into roughly 56 kilometres of the Kalamazoo River. The spill fouled wildlife habitat and resulted in the closure of a large swath of the river to boaters and anglers. Two years later, all but a few hundred metres of the river have since reopened. “Learning about Enbridge's poor handling of the rupture, you can't help but think of the Keystone Kops,” said Deborah Hersman, chair of the NTSB. “Why didn't they recognize what was happening? What took so long?” she said in statement. She said that

despite alarms and pressure differentials, Enbridge staff twice pumped more oil, about 81 per cent of the total release, into the pipeline, which was sporting a gash the size of a school bus. Hersman said that oil gushed from the rupture for more than 17 hours before the leak was discovered. “This accident was the result of multiple mistakes and missteps by Enbridge,” Hersman said. “But there is also regulatory culpability. Delegating too much authority to the regulated to assess their own system risks and correct them is tantamount to the fox guarding the henhouse. B.C Environment Minister Terry Lake said the report on the Enbridge spill is “pretty damning,” but that doesn't mean the Northern Gateway project shouldn't go ahead. Lake said the B.C. government will take the report into account as it studies Enbridge's plan. “When you read about the culture at Enbridge, that's worrisome,” Lake said in an interview. “But again, we need to fully understand this. This happened two years ago. What changes have occurred at that company to ensure that this kind of reaction doesn't occur in the future?… I view this as more information to help us formulate a position.” But B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix said the government of Liberal Premier Christy Clark should stop fence-sitting and join him in rejecting the Northern Gateway project. “The Kalamazoo pipeline rupture

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The US National Transportation Safety Board has found that Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. knew about cracks in their pipeline that led to leak of more than three million litres of oil into a Michigan river in July 2010. report showed that Enbridge was unprepared, its systems were inadequate, and proper procedures were not in place despite the various inspections and controls that are supposed to prevent these episodes and to contain them with minimal impacts if they do occur,” said Dix. As debate around the pipeline heats up and Joint Review Panel hearings continue across the province, the report is raising alarm bells in B.C. and Alberta where an Enbridge proposal to build a $5.5-billion, 1,177-kilometre pipeline from the oilsands to the West Coast is being opposed by residents concerned about the danger of oil spills. NDP Leader Adrian Dix says the report is more evidence the province should block the Northern Gateway

pipeline. “Premier Clark and the Liberal government have failed to fully participate in the National Energy Board hearings into the pipeline, missing the deadline to submit evidence and represent the interests of British Columbians,” said Dix. Clark has refused to take position for or against the Northern Gateway pipeline, saying she wants to weigh the evidence presented to the federal joint review panel, which is currently conducting hearings on the pipeline proposal. This stance has angered many British Columbians, who feel that the government should have registered to participate in the hearings on behalf of the residents of B.C. The three-member panel will release an environmental

assessment of the contentious Northern Gateway pipeline

project in the fall of 2013, several months after the May provin-

cial election. With files from CBC News

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Letters to the Editor CCRD Letter to the Editor: When I attended the public meeting on the valley’s flood preparedness at Lobelco Hall last Spring, I was comforted to learn that my newly purchased property on Airport Road would come under the protective umbrella of the proposed dyke upgrades around the airport. Like most, I thought it was a done deal.

From your letters last week, I am now aware that Steve Waugh was the little Dutch boy with his finger in the dyke, but that our Burghers failed him and our community. When the September floods come again, I’m sure we will all resolve to vote in the next regional election; however, until that time, we must fatten our fingers. David Dowling

Letters to the Editor should include name, address, daytime phone number. Keep letters under 200 words. Letters may be edited to length and clarity. E-mail: cmnews@caribooadvisor.com Coming up in the CMN August 2 issue: Single in the Valley - Vol. 2, Happy Trails at Horsetail Falls and Exercise is Medicine

Welcome to the Bella Coola Valley!

Jessica Berta photo Swimmers beat the heat while taking lessons at the Centennial Pool in Hagensborg.

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Take a guess at how long our pool has been serving the Bella Coola/ Hagensborg community? 20 years? 30? Try 45! For such a small pool, we are very fortunate to be able to offer a wide variety of swim programs to our community throughout the years. These include: Red Cross swim programs such as Swim Kids (Levels 1-10) and Preschool Programs (Sea Otter-Whale) as well as lifesaving and leadership courses. The Lifesaving Society's Bronze Medal awards train participants in how to be an effective lifesaver in aquatic environments and are an exciting challenge to anyone interested in improving their fitness, first aid and swimming skills.

Curious about Lifeguarding? The Bronze Medal awards are where you start! These courses are open to youth and adults, 13 years and older. Interested in teaching swimming lessons? We are proud to offer the Assistant Water Safety Instructor course. This is an introductory course on how to teach swimming. We also offer the Water Safety Instructor course, which shows you how to plan, organize and teach your own lessons. These courses are open to youth and adults 15 years or older. We are always looking to expand our team here at the pool, and this could be you! Our programs and services are not only for children and youth, we have a number of Adult Lap

Swims that are the perfect times to get in a great low impact workout, improve your strokes or just to relax. Swimming gives you an excellent total body workout and is a great way to get into shape. Aqua jogging is a fun new way to work out in the pool, and is also perfect for anyone with pre-existing injuries. It uses a soft, float belt to keep you afloat as you “jog” through the pool. Just ask our front desk staff to borrow a belt, at no extra charge! For those of you who would like to improve your strokes, learn new skills or start from the very beginning and learn to swim, our instructors can customize a program to meet your needs and fit your schedule. It is NEVER too late to

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learn to swim and private one-on-one lessons are a great place to start. Our current schedule is as follows: Adult Lap Swims: 12-1pm & 5:306:30pm (7 days a week) and 8-9am (Mon-Fri) Public Swims: 1-3 & 3:30-5:30 (7 days a week) and 6:308:30pm (Mon, Wed, Fri ) Lifesaving and Leadership courses run Tuesday and Thursday evenings Have any questions? Give us a call at 250-982-2488 or stop by to speak with an instructor. We would also like to give a special thanks to those countless volunteers who have helped us get the pool up and running, particularly to Blair Mack and the Snootli Hatchery crew.

STAFF: Editor: Tamara Hynd Contributors: Jeremy Baillie, Sandie MacLaurin, Janice Newkirk, David Dowling, Caitlin Thompson. Consultant: Angela Hall


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Sir Alexander Mackenzie School Awards Day Jeremy Baillie The Sir Alexander Mackenzie School Awards Day was held Tuesday, June 19th. Mr. Barnes was Master of Ceremonies for the event once again. Principal, Jeremy Baillie, opened with a few remarks thanking the students, parents and staff for their hard work during a challenging year which included job action by the BCTF. The awards ceremony began with the usual presentation of Certificates of Achievement in each subject. The certificate recipients were as follows: PE (Isaiah Edgar, Kelly Harrison, Ashley Moore, Melissa Brooks, Carrigan Tallio, Andrew Christensen, Aodhan Cearnaigh); Outdoor Education (Dan Ellis); Math (Gabrielle Pootlass – Gr. 8 / Jacob Gascoyne – Gr. 9); Science (Aodhan Cearnaigh, Kasey Karran); Chemistry 12 (Brody Tuck); Biology 11/12 (Dan Ellis, Cheyenne Anderson); English 8/9 (Taslyn Nelson, Gabrielle Pootlass, Cassandra Brooks, Aodhan Cearnaigh); English 10 (Kasey Karran); English 11/12 (Brody Tuck, Marissa Charlie); Socials 8/9 (Aodhan Cearnaigh, Ashley Moore, Kelly Harrison, Andrew Christensen); Computers (Jacob Gascoyne), Psychology (Brody

Tuck); Carving (Marissa Charlie, Earl Edmund, Isaiah Edgar, Theoren Evans), Mechanics/ Cabinetry (Kerie Currie, Justin Purkiss); Junior Alternate (Levita George – Math, Jamie Hans – Math, Megan Snow – Reading, Terrance Tallio – Socials, Bertha Edgar – Math); Foods (Kalene and Talia Pootlass); Art (Cheyenne Anderson); Band (Cassandra Dawson, Ashley Moore, Melissa Brooks). Following the presentation of the certificates of excellence was the presentation of the plaques and bursaries. Mr. Boileau presented the Most Improved Athlete Awards Male/ Female to Theoren Evans and Ashley Moore respectively. Sportsmanship plaques went to Aodhan Cearnaigh and Melissa Brooks for the leadership they displayed in soccer and basketball respectively. The athlete of the year was Connor Kopas who participated in both soccer and basketball seasons. Each year the Parent Advisory Council presents plaques recognizing citizenship at each grade level. The award for Grade 8 went to Taslyn Nelson. The grade 9 award for citizenship named in honour of Tina Nygaard went to Jacob Gascoyne.

Similar plaques went to Melissa Brooks (grade 10), Shari Harris (grade 11) and Kerie Currie (alternate program). The overall award for achievement in art went to Cheyenne Anderson. Meanwhile, the Bella Coola Co-op 2012 award for music went to Brody Tuck. The Parent Advisory Council recognized Ashley Moore for her achievement in music and finally the Laverne Macdonald (named for a former band teacher at SAMS) music award went to the talented Melisssa Brooks. Most Valuable Player plaques were presented by Mr. Boileau to Carrigan Tallio and Isaiah Edgar (Basketball), and Andrew Christensen (Soccer). Ms. McIlwain surprised her father and science teacher at SAMS for many years, Charlie Endicott, with the honour of having an award given out in his honour for achievement in science. The first of this annual award went to Brody Tuck. The Ed Nash award for achievement in Math, named after a former teacher, was presented to Brody Tuck. The NES Award for Achievement in Art went to Lauren Harrison. The Most Improved Student NES Award went to Taija Edgar. Lauren Harrison won the academic achieve-

Brody Tuck received a new annual award from Charlie Endicott, named in his honour for achievement in science. ment award while the Delmar Solhjell award for best overall grade 7 student (academics and citizenship) went to Samuel Stewart. The awards ceremony concluded with Mr. Baillie presenting the award for the highest mark in the humanities to Kasey Karran. He also presented the T.R Loosmore Award for achievement by a Grade 12 student to Brody Tuck. Finally, the Scott Svisdahl Citizenship Award was awarded to outgoing student council co-president Marissa Charlie. The ceremony concluded with Mr. Baillie offering a thank you to Mike Wigle for all the

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beautiful photos he took throughout the year at each school event and a short movie made by Mr. Baillie using the photos. The awards ceremony would not have been such a success without the hard work of Ms. Ignas, Melanie Kloss, Mr. Barnes, Mr. Baillie, John Breffitt, the SAMS Band, and the staff, students and parents of Sir Alexander Mackenzie School.

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Eco-rafting with Kynoch West Coast Adventures Tamara Hynd I’m always looking for new ways to explore the valley, so when I was invited to drift the Bella Coola river with guide, Fraser Koroluk and his guests, how could I refuse? It was a warm sunny Saturday morning, when I loaded into the van with a family of four from Sydney, Australia and a retired couple from northern California. We drove up to our put in location at Canoe Crossing, right across the road from the Summer/ Capoose trail head. Our route would take us sixteen kilometres down the Bella Coola River. After a safety briefing and double check of our life jackets, Fraser got his hands on the oars as he launched us on our way. What I got from this trip was a wealth of knowledge. I learnt more in three hours about ecology,

species in a 100 feet stretch of shoreline that are all food sources for grizzlies. Although grizzlies mate in May and June, females have delayed implantation. The fertilized egg will not implant into the uterus until the female’s body fat reaches a critical amount. This highlights the importance of a healthy, abundant and uninterrupted food source for grizzlies. At a sandy beach, Fraser set up a

table and served us a snack of hot tea, fresh fruit, scones and trail bars made with lavender from Holly’s garden. When Aussie boys Ryan, 7, and Mackenzie, 9, were asked what their favourite part of the trip was, they both cheered, “the rapids.” Their mother, Jill Hill, added what she liked most about the trip were “the eagles, the snow capped mountains and the tales from Fraser.” Fraser also pointed out the changes to the river since the

2010 flood. As we passed the Nusatsum River, Fraser spotted a playful river otter on the opposite bank as it walked along the rocks. As we neared the bend to the Bailey bridge take out, we spotted our first site of humans; fishermen trying their luck at spring salmon fishing. When we returned to Bella Coola Mountain Lodge, as luck would have it some friends arrived on their bikes after swimming at the Centennial Pool.

Together we sat on the deck to enjoy the view of Schoolhouse Mtn. with a cappuccino and cinnamon buns fresh out of the oven. It was a great way to spend a warm summer morning and share some of what I had just learned. Before leaving, I peaked into the sharp new dining room and I look forward to meeting friends there for dinner soon. For more information on Kynoch West Coast Adventures, call 250-982-2298.

Tamara Hynd Photo All you need to do is show up. and grizzly bear life and reproductive cycles than I have in three years. Fraser also spoke about salmon species, local history and new research revealing more depth to the grizzly bears food

sources to include amphibians. It was a relaxing morning, meditative, reflective and interesting. We stopped at three different shores. At a gravel bar, Fraser identified seven different

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Tamara Hynd Photo Rafting tours on the Bella Coola River leave daily from Bella Coola Mountain Lodge.

Road Construction & Logging Contract Opportunities Log Purchase Opportunities Bella Coola Community Forest is planning to harvest timber in Salloompt and Talchacko valleys this fall. Contract opportunities are available in all phases of the operation including road construction, falling, yarding, loading and hauling. BCCFL is interested in receiving contract bid proposals to carry out this work either by individual phases or combinations. Road Construction: approximately 1 km in east Salloompt, no rockwork anticipated. Logging: Approximately 4000 m3 in Salloompt and 1000 m3 in Talchacko, all ground based (skidder) yarding. A variety of log species, sizes and quality will be available for local sale later this fall and interested milling customers are encouraged to contact the BCCFL to confirm orders. A field viewing is scheduled for Tuesday, July 31 at which time detailed information packages will be available. Persons or contractors interested in these opportunities are invited to contact BCCFL General Manager, Hans Granander at 250-982-2515, or email hcgranander@belco.bc.ca for more information.

Marine planning Open House to engage Bella Coola Community Central Coast MaPP Co-leads Whether you live near the ocean, make a living from the coast, or just enjoy walking on the beach, you’ve likely come to appreciate the benefits of a healthy marine environment. But how can we work together to keep that environment healthy and able to support sustainable economies for future generations? That is one of the questions a new initiative, called the Marine Planning Partnership for the North Pacific Coast (MaPP for short), will answer. MaPP is a partnership between the Government of B.C. and 20 First Nations. The partnership works

with the public and stakeholders to create a marine plan for the central coast, along with plans for Haida Gwaii, the north coast and North Vancouver Island. On the evening of July 24, MaPP participants will be on hand at an open house at Lobelco Hall in the Bella Coola Valley to answer questions about how MaPP works, and let you know about some of the work planned over the next year and a half. It’s a collaboration that’s built on a diversity of voices and perspectives. We welcome your participation in helping to chart the future of the marine environment on B.C.’s central coast. More info: www.mappocean. org


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To Market, to Market Connie Nygaard I lived on the family farm until I was sixteen years old. It was there I learned to cook, bake, knit, sew and crochet among many other skills. I have always had a garden. In the late 1990's my daughter Deanna returned to Bella Coola and between us we grew all our own produce. We soon found out that we had more than we could use so we decided to take the produce to the Farmers Market that had been established in 1994. We also baked and sold meat pasties and fruit turnovers as well as other baking and homemade goods. Deanna has since moved to her own home and is working full-time, I have continued on my own. When Denise, the lady who baked the bread, left the valley, I filled the space left by her. I bake various types of bread

such as wholewheat, multigrain, white and rye. I will bake other types on request. I also bake quick breads, cookies and muffins. Blueberry and rhubarb seem to be the favourite. Along with the baking, I also make jams and jellies with whatever fruit is in season, most of which comes from our own farm. I will buy local fruits if I don't have some fruits I might like. Come see us at the Farmers Market every Sunday between 10AM and 1 PM. There are vendors with something for everyone. If you don’t see something you like, just ask and we will see what we can do for you. Remember if you have too much produce, fruit or eggs, but not enough for a table, Farmers’ Market has a community table for you. Contact Dianne Tuck or June Vosburgh ahead of time and Farmers’ Market will sell it for you. See you there

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Hagensborg Water District pilot project begins Grant Robertson and Ken Dunsworth The Hagensborg Water District is pleased to announce the commencement of its Point-of-Entry Water Treatment Pilot Project. The first installation was completed on July 2, 2012, in the home of Leslie and Carl Harestad. The beginning of the pilot project marks the culmination of roughly two years of extensive work with the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority which led to the receipt of a waterworks construction permit for the pilot project this spring. The POE treatment system installed in each home consists of three treatment steps including a multi-gradient filter to reduce turbidity, an ultra fine filter to reduce cryptosporidium and giardia (Beaver fever) and further reduce turbidity, and a NSFvalidated ultraviolet light (UV) sterilizer to disinfect the water. Other than removing suspended particles like dirt and debris, the system does not remove minerals, add chemicals, or alter the taste or physical char-

acteristics of the water. The system is equipped with back-up power, surge protection, monitoring equipment, several back-up safety systems, and even a water leak detection device. The District is confident that the system will serve as a model for other POE projects in B.C. The POE water treatment system was designed and built by HomePlus Products Inc. of Kamloops, B.C., a member of the Canadian Water Quality Association and leader in pointof-entry water treatment and UV disinfection in B.C. Grant Robertson, President of HomePlus was on hand during the pilot project installations, and had this to say when asked about the initial results, “So far, all of the installed systems are performing as expected. "The initial UV doses, post-treatment water pressures, installation time per system, and other key parameters are all running slightly better than we originally anticipated.” Over the course of the pilot project, extensive data regarding the performance of the systems, maintenance requirements, and

Hagensborg Water District pilot project begins

monitoring needs will be gathered to thoroughly assess the costs and logistics associated with full implementation of point-of-entry (POE) treatment for all homes and businesses in Hagensborg. The project will also assess the impact of unusual rain events on the ability of the system to meet turbidity reduction goals and if any modifications

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to the intake facility on Snootli creek are desirable to address such events. While implementing POE treatment in a large community is not without its challenges, we are confident that it will enable the District to meet the treatment objectives of the B.C. Drinking Water Protection Act and Regulations while meeting the Board’s mandate from community members to use an alternative to centralized chlorination treatment, and to complete the water treatment project without taking on debt. Trustee Dunsworth is very pleased that the pilot project has begun. “The commencement of the pilot project and collection of data will enable the Water Board to assess the maintenance costs. As previously outlined in the plan, this will enable the Board to come back to a public meeting with those costs for a final consensus prior to implementing a POE system for the Hagensborg water user”.

The United Church of Canada Presents Compassion Camp 2012: God Made You and Me Special David Dowling Following the success of last year's camp, attended by 52 children, Emmanuel United Church will offer a four day camp July 17-20 (Tuesday through Friday), 1 pm to 3.30 pm, called 'Compassion Camp 2012: God Made You and Me Special.' It is part of the Spirit Adventure Camp series. Emphasis is on spiritual, emotional and physical fitness. Children will be taught skills for compassionate living, inspired by the Charter for Compassion, a worldwide movement (find more information at www.charterforcompassion.org). Activities will include singing,

dancing, crafts, games and Bible study. This year the camp is linking with the Discovery Coast Music Festival. On the last day of camp, the children will be joined by the Woodshed Orchestra from Toronto. They will workshop music performance pieces for the morning sessions of the festival the next day. Any volunteer help is welcome. For more information, contact Rev. Ann Austin-Cardwell on 250 799 5388. If you want your children to attend, register at church services (10.30 am at Augsburg in Hagensborg, or 7 pm at Emmanuel in Bella Coola), or at Emmanuel Church between noon and 1 pm on Tuesday July 17.

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Announcements

Employment

Personals

Help Wanted

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Lost & Found Found: Sterling silver pierced earring in field by the old mill site. Lady who found it was in field walking dog. Contact 250305-3369

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Career Opportunities

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Help Wanted An Alberta Construction Company is hiring dozer, excavator and labour/rock truck 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.

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Please call Kym at (250) 392-2331

Services

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Holbrook Dyson Logging Ltd/ Newcastle Timber Have vacancies in the following job: 1)Heavy Duty Mechanic 2)Driller/Blaster 3)Swamper 4)Hydraulic Log Loader Operator 5)Yarder Operator. Details can be seen at http://hdlogging.com/ Fax resume to 250-287-9259 LOOKING FOR Sales Representatives - Canadian Taxpayers Federation is expanding our Sales Division in your area. For more information visit: www.taxpayer.com Call 1800-667-7933 Ext 111 or email: national.manager@ taxpayer.com

Trades, Technical 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 wage in industry. 3rd yr apprentice $28$30/hr, journeyperson $32$35/hr, higher with tank experience. Profit 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; (office)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. QUAD L ENTERPRISES LTD. has job openings for: Certified Utility Arborist’s and Mulcher Operators Please submit resumes to: hr@isley.ca or fax (780)538-3949

Services

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Dollar Deals

ClassiÀ C lassiÀe ed d Specials Specials One item under $100 One item under $200 One item under $300 One item under $400

for 1 week = $1 for 1 week = $2 for 1 week = $3 for 1 week = $4 maximum 3 lines per ad

Call Caitlin 250-982-2696 or Julie 1-250-398-5516 or email classiÀeds@caribooadvisor.com

Pets & Livestock

Feed & Hay New Hay for Sale 5’ x 5 1/2 ‘ round bailes $40.00 call 250747-1648

Livestock For Sale: Reg’d Norwegian Fjord 21 yr old mare. Ex cond can be ridden, driven, or packed , good feet , shoes & trailers easily to good home only $2500. OBO call 250747-1002

Merchandise for Sale

$300 & Under Utility trailer. U-Built, black, 14” wheels. Spare tire included. $250. OBO. 250-392-1018

Firearms Wanted: Old Winchester rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369

Free Items Free Banty roosters. 250-2963279

Heavy Duty Machinery 1999 20’ HD Roadblazer trailer. Has winch tie downs. Needs 1 new axle. Sold as is. 250-296-3195 A- STEEL SHIPPING STORAGE CONTAINERS / Bridges / Equipment Wheel loaders JD 644E & 544A / 63’ & 90’ Stiff boom 5th wheel crane trucks/Excavators EX200-5 & 892D-LC / Small forklifts / F350 C/C “Cabs”20’40’45’53’ New/ Used/ Damaged /Containers Semi Trailers for Hiway & StorageCall 24 Hrs 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB www.rtccontainer.com

Misc. for Sale HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?

Misc. Wanted I Buy Old Coins & Collections Olympic, Gold Silver Coins etc Call Chad 250-863-3082 Local WANTED: Old lever action Winchester & Marlin rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369 Wanted: Truck canopy, used, no leaks, to fit 97 GMC Sierra, 6 1/2’ box. Call 250-296-0062


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Real Estate

Transportation

Transportation

For Sale By Owner

Antiques / Classics

Cars - Sports & Imports 2001 Kia Sephia LS 4 dr. 1.8 litre 4 cyl. 105,000 kms, auto, tilt wheel, c/c, a/c, p/w, p/l, CD player. Safety inspection & report. $4750. 250-392-3201

GREAT LOCATION! 1005 BALSAM STREET Family friendly home on 1/2 acre, 2200sq. ft. backing onto crown land, 4bdr., 2 bath, lrg. family room, extensive renos throughout. Larger than it looks! Asking $240,000. Serious enquiries. Call to book an appointment. (250)392-5566 To view more pics visit kijiji.ca search ID387211233

Geo auto, cent alloy mpg. New 5558

MUCH BIGGER THAN IT LOOKS!

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

Level entry full basement, 4bdrm, 3 bath home located in a desirable residential area, close to schools and the mine bus route. Move in ready with many updates, including roof, deck, and central air. Basement has lots of storage, rec room and a workshop. 526 Smith St. Quick possession available.

Recreational/Sale 1981 Class A 25’ GMC Mohome. 104-K, 454 sound engine & general reliable condition. New tires, roof air/heater, 3 way fridge etc. $3700. Call 250-396-7579

$218,000. Well worth a look! (250) 267-3730

MUST BE SEEN TO BE APPRECIATED! 759 WINGER RD. Large home on 2.74 acres backing on crown land, 5 minutes from town, view. New kitchen and laundry room. See Property Guys.com #69266 $399,000. Phone (250)398-6266

WATERFRONT 3 ACRES 200 feet of waterfront, 2 storey Log House, Docks, 8 miles of lake, All furnishings stay, New 4000 watt full solar power plant, snow blower, 1994 GMC truck. For sale by owner (No real estate please) pseudonym W I A Jaxon Box 592 150 Mile House, BC V0K 2G0 or call (250)296-4766

Other Areas 20 ACRES- Only $99/mo. $0 Down, Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas, Beautiful Mountain Views! Money Back Guarantee! Free Color Brochure. 1-800-755-8953. www.sunsetranches.com FREE BROCHURE. Kings County “Land of Orchards, Vineyards and Tides�. Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley. Live! Work! Start a business! Toll-Free: 1-888865-4647 www.kingsrda.ca

Metro. 1 litre engine, stereo, 2nd owner, revalve job, timing belt, custom wheels. 55 Nice, clean little car. tires. $2200. 778-412-

Auto Financing YOU’RE APPROVED

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2004 Polaris 90 ATV. Good running condition. Excellent quad for kids. $1300. 250296-3195

Cars - Sports & Imports 1986 Dodge Lancer 4 door hatchback. 2.2 turbo, auto, 160,000 km’s. Runs good. Will need new brake line. $750. Will consider anything as trade! 250-267-9545 bigbenscolt@gmail.com

Trucks & Vans 2009 GMC 1/2 ton 4x4. 53,000 kms. Nice shape, never winter driven. Garage stored. $23,000 OBO. Call 250-305-4336

1990 Suzuki Tracker. Complete rebuilt engine. Newer updated transfer case. New over sized tires. No rust, soft top. Good mechanical condition.$2400. 250-303-0941

2007 Honda Accord EX-L. Red sedan, well cared for, clean. Fully loaded, new tires. One owner. Call Kevin 250-392-1592

Boats 1995 26.55 Bayliner-Cierra. 5.7 Mercury inboard/outboard. Comes with 9.9 Mariner and steering arm. GPS/depth sounder, elec. down rigger, dual battery system, anchor and much more. Shorelander galvanized tandem trailer. $24,500 OBO. 250-2676001

Adopt a Shelter Cat! The BC SPCA cares for thousands of orphaned and abandoned cats each year. If you can give a homeless cat a second chance at happiness, please visit your local shelter today. www.spca.bc.ca

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Coast Mountain News Thursday, July 19, 2012

13th Annual DISCOVERY COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL Bella Coola, BC ~ July 20, 21, 22, 2012 Featuring....

Pop Stars ~ Carmen & Camille

Fusion Grooves ~Mamaguroove

Northern Roots - Digawolf

KIDS SITE SUNDAY, JULY 22, NOON - 5 PM 30 foot supervised Climbing Wall, Face Painting, Bounce House, Stream of Dreams, Toddler Tent, Performances by Bobs & LoLo, Green Fools Teddy the Black Dog and more!

ADMISSION

Adults (18+) - $25 Students & Seniors - $20 Children 12 and under - FREE Weekend Pass - $45 Students & Seniors Weekend Pass - $35 NO drugs, alcohol, or pets allowed on site For the Kids ~ Bobs & LoLo SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2012 MC /TWEENERS ~Woodshed Orchestra 10:00-11:00 am ~ COMMUNITY BREAKFAST *Woodshed Orchestra, 11:00 am ~ Shake it up! / Wake it up! Mamaguroove, Daniel Lapp *Todd Butler, 12:00 pm ~ Kiss My Axe Kat Danser, Buddy Thatcher, Seth Macdonald 1:00 pm ~ Daniel Lapp & Family 2:00 pm ~ Kat Danser 3:00 pm ~ H’Sao 4:00 pm ~ Todd Butler MC / TWEENERS – Dean Bareham 5:00 pm ~ Nuxalk Welcome 5:15pm ~ Digawolf 6:00 pm ~ Jaffa Road 7:00 pm ~ Ivan Coyote 8:00 pm ~ Del Barber 9:00 pm ~ Carmen & Camille 10:30 pm ~ Mamaguroove * denotes host

FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012 Community Outreach: Spirit Adventure Camp with Woodshed Orchestra Nuxalk Community Outreach with Digawolf 8 PM Concert - Bella Coola Valley Inn: Ivan Coyote and Del Barber Band

For the Kids ~ Green Fools SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012 MC / TWEENERS – Steve Dishkin *Kat Danser 11:00 am ~ Sunday Soul H’Sao, Woodshed Orchestra *Jaffa Road 12:00 pm ~ North, East, West Digawolf, Mamaguroove 1:00 pm ~ Woodshed Orchestra 2:00 pm ~ Bobs & LoLo 3:00 pm ~ Daniel Lapp 4:00 pm ~ Drum & Bell Tower MC / TWEENERS – Todd Butler 5:00 pm ~ Caley Watts 6:00 pm ~ Digawolf 7:00 pm ~ Del Barber Band 8:00 pm ~ Kat Danser 9:00 pm ~ Jaffa Road 10:00 pm ~ H’Sao 11:00 pm ~ FINALE

Juno-nominated ~ Jaffa Road

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Coast Mountain News, July 19, 2012