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Coast Mountain News Thursday, July 7, 2011


$1.00 + HST Vol. 27 | No.14 Thursday, July 7, 2011

photo credit Hans Granander

Local cowgirl Rachel Chatman is presented with the buckle for Peewee Goat Tail Tying by Rodeo Queen Tyanna Dixon

Bella Coola rodeo spurs excitement BY CHRISTINA BOUCHER It may have been cold and rainy this past Canada Day weekend, but the spirits of rodeo-goers were not dampened. A strong attendance at the three-day event revealed that the love for riding, roping, and racing can’t be shaken by a few raindrops. Several improvements have been made to the rodeo grounds infrastructure in the past year.

Routine upgrades included the replacement of aging wooden bullpens with new steel pens. New footings and porches were installed on the concession building in response to last fall’s flooding. Nearly all buildings had received a good scrubbing to remove the silt deposited from the flood as well. Increased prize money this year contributed to the success of the event, and to bull riding in

particular. Thanks to local businesses that stepped up with additional sponsorship dollars! Initially, registration was down by 30 contestants, but 10 more were gained after adding increased funds to the prizes. The two head option on saddle bronc and bareback bronc also helped to increase registration. This new twist gives the cowboy two chances to win, and most likely doubled the number of bronc rid-

ers signed up. However, the audience enjoyed seeing local guys and gals in the ring, such as Pee Wee Goat Tail Tying Buckle winner Rachel Chatham and returning Rodeo Queen Tyanna Dixon. Several local men also impressed fans on the Gentleman’s Cow Ride: Chris Knudsen, David Enderud, Erik Granander, and John Sissons, to name a few. Just as local talent was repre-

sented in center stage, so was it represented behind the scenes. Countless volunteers helped out in many ways, from providing resources for the livestock and building maintenance in the past year, to selling tickets and cooking up the delicious rodeo burgers on the weekend itself. Thank you to all the volunteers – without you, the event would not be what it is: getting better and better every year!


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Central Coast Legal Workshops Employment Issues, On and Off Reserve Employers and Employees – Know your rights and responsibilities under the law Presented by Jim Sayre, Staff Lawyer with Community Legal Assistance Society, Vancouver Elder Issues and the Law Legal Protections for Elders and their families Presented by Joan Braun, Executive Director and Staff Lawyer for the BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support Anahim Lake, July 11, Elders Lounge, Noon to 7pm

July 9, 2011 9 am to 4 pm

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The Hagensborg Water District is urgently needing to communicate immediately with Mark and/or Cheryl Sudweeks. Emmanuel Church Bella Coola Sunday Service 7pm

If anyone knows their whereabouts, please ask them to contact Rosemary at the District office: 250-982-2777 or 250-799-5171.

Mobile Screening Mammography Program Bella Coola Medical Clinic

July 15 - 17, 2011 Bella Coola Seventh-Day Adventist Church Saturday Service Song & Bible Study For Adults & Children 9:30 am Sabbath School Program 10 am Bible Study

Have you made an appointment yet? If not, call


To register: please contact Anne Fletcher, Legal Advocate 250-799-0044 / 1-877-499-0044 Funding Provided by the Law Foundation of BC Brought to you by the S.H.E.D. Society of Bella Coola, Legal Advocacy Program

2011 Valley Ridge Riders Rodeo Buckle Winners and Sponsors Bareback Bronc - Matt Bates (Hagensborg Mercantile; Cliff Kopas Store; Ounpuu Family)

Saddle Bronc - Garrett Madley (A&A Trading; WWE Rodeo Co.; Endicott Family; Bella Coola Valley Restaurant) Tie Down Roping - Cody Braaten (Belco Service; WBC Contracting; Bella Coola Redi-Mix Ladies Barrel Racing; Lyndy Dorsey Frontier Resource Management; Columbia Fuels; Coast Mountain Guest House) Ladies Barrel Racing - Lyndy Dorsey (Frontier Resource Management; Columbia Fuels; Coast Mountain Guest House) #8 Team Roping - Katrina Ilnicki & Rayell Bremner (Bella Coola Co-op) Open Team Roping - Aaron Palmer & Myles King (Bella Coola Air; Monarch Resources; Redline Falling; Elamar Enterprises) Break Away Roping - Rayell Bremner (Les’s Welding; Shelton Contracting; Moore’s Market) Bull Riding - Dustin Campbell (Townsite Tru Value Hardware) Ladies Goat Tying - Katrina Ilnicki (Columbia Fuels) Jr. Break Away Roping - KC Spiers (Bella Coola Mountain Lodge)

Jr. Barrel Racing - Savanah Watson (Barry’s Automotive; Bittner Contracting)

Please join us for a Celebration of Life for

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Bella Coola Adventist Academy Offers a Christian Learning Environment for Grades K - 9 Grades 10 - 12 Distance Learning through West Coast Adventist School

August 18, 1929 to March 23, 2011

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Bella Coola, July 12, Moose Hall, 9am to 4pm Bella Bella, July 13, Location TBA, 9am to 4pm Workshops are Free ~ Lunch included

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Jr. Pole Bending - Shelby Park (Barton Insurance) Jr. Goat Tying - Jaime Macdonald (Lower Dean River Lodge) Pee Wee Barrel Racing - Sydney Schuk (Barry’s Automotive) Pee Wee Polebending - Sydney Schuk (Bella Coola Mountain Lodge) Pee Wee Goat Tail Tying - Rachel Chatham (Suntree Guest Cottages; Klonik Contracting)

All Around Cowboy - KC Spiers (Maurice and Dianne Tuck) All Around Cowgirl - Rayell Bremner (Bella Coola Heli-Sports) All Around Junior Cowboy - Chad Braaten (Williams Lake and District Credit Union)

All Around Junior Cowgirl - Savanah Watson (Williams Lake and District Credit Union)

All Around Pee Wee - Sydney Schuk (Valley Ridge Riders) Gymkhana: PeeWee - Kade Lawlor; Intm. - Sydney Schuk; Jr. Rylee Shepherd; Open - Launie Stowell (Valley Ridge Riders) Bull-a-Ramma - Matt Bates (OK Tire/Mecham Sales; Interior Roads Ltd.; Stoeler’s Contracting; Diesel Cowboy Transport)

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Rodeo fun for all ages

Photo credit Hans Granander Photo credit Sara Germain

Chris Knudsen impresses fans in the Gentleman’s Cow Ride

The kids have a great time at the Calf Scramble

In Celebration of BC Parks Day 2011, ‘Parks 100’ Anniversary and Tweedsmuir Provincial Park’s 73rd Birthday

Come Spend a Day in Tweedsmuir Park Saturday, July 16th 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Photo credit Sara Germain

These cowgirls have brought their rain gear, and it came in handy!



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CCRD lobbies Victoria to change diking policy BY KEVIN O’NEILL The regular monthly meeting of the Central Coast Regional District was held on June 9. After reviewing Emergency Program Coordinator Steve Waugh’s monthly report, emergency matters again dominated our meeting. The CCRD will join with a growing number of regional districts in a concerted effort to lobby the province to take responsibility for repairs and maintenance to its network of dikes. The directors believe that effective and affordable flood protection can only be achieved when Victoria reverses its policy of declaring these structures “orphaned”. The CCRD will also attempt to put forward a resolution to this effect before the upcoming convention of the Union of BC Municipalities. Also, with requests and inquiries from concerned residents from all areas of the valley coming to the directors,

the board will renew the Emergency Executive Committee to work with emergency planning staff in the interest of prioritizing these public concerns. The committee will also consider how to best utilize those funds recently received from Emergency Management BC. Continuing concerns over proposed ferry fare increases resulted in the board’s decision to invite representatives of the BC Ferry Commission to visit both Bella Coola and affected outer coast communities. Additionally, the CCRD will be part of a group of other local governments who will meet on this issue with Minister Blair Lekstrom on July 19. Martin Antoniuk joined the meeting to provide an update regarding our library. Specifically, Martin read a letter from Vancouver Island Regional Library executive director Rosemary Bonanno which highlighted progress in VIRL’s attempts to locate new premises to house our library. Stay tuned… The directors noted with appreciation the efforts to

repair flood damage(s) to Centennial Pool. It is our expectation that the pool will be fully operational for this summer season…hallellujah! The CCRD will undertake an extensive updating of its funding agreement with the Nuxalk Nation involving the Nation’s direct contribution to the operation, maintenance and capital development costs of the Thorsen Creek Waste and Recycling Center. This update will ensure a more equitable division of these costs. Finally, the directors received the welcome news that the purchase of the building currently housing the CCRD office has now been successfully completed. As funding for this acquisition was secured from the Community Works Fund, taxpayers have not been burdened with any borrowing costs. Future renovations under consideration may include the establishment of a fully equipped Emergency Operations Center.

Come spend the day in Tweedsmuir Park BY JOAN SAWICKI Come spend a day in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. That’s the invitation BC Parks is extending to the whole community on Saturday, July 16th. Each year, the third weekend of July is designated ‘BC Parks Day’. It is a day set aside by the province to celebrate the tremendous contribution our system of 989 parks, conservancies and protected areas make

to the ecological health of our province and to our personal lives. On this day, many communities across BC traditionally hold educational and fun events in their local provincial parks. This is the first year BC Parks is organizing an event in Tweedsmuir Park South. This year also marks the 100th anniversary of our provincial parks system. With the establishment of Strathcona

Bella Coola General Hospital

Provincial Park in 1911, BC became the first western province to establish provincial parks. Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, named for the 15th Governor General of Canada, John Buchan, Baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield, was not far behind. This year we are celebrating its 73rd birthday! Saturday’s community day in the Park event will be held at Fisheries Pool campsite from 11 am to 3 pm. There will be guided nature walks along the Esker trail,

contest and prizes and special kids activities. There will be various interpretive displays, including maps celebrating some of the 54 other parks, conservancies and protected areas within our Bella Coola/Mid-Coast parks regions, information on the Belarko Bear Viewing Station (which will again be open this year) and DFO displays on fish and fish habitat. BC Parks’ mascot, “Jerry the Moose” will also be in attendance. Introduced in 1976 for the 75th anniver-

sary of BC Parks, Jerry is always a big draw for kids, young and old. Jerry will be at Fisheries Pool from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. There will be food and refreshments available from 11 am to 2 pm. You won’t want to miss Jerry the Moose help cut the Tweedsmuir Park birthday cake at 1 pm. After enjoying the food, activities and displays, we hope everyone will continue to explore the Park on their own for the rest of the day. While some areas like the

full Loop Trail and the Tote Road are not accessible right now due to last year’s flooding, there is still lots to do and see in the Park. Self-guided maps will be available for Kettle Pond Trail, Tweedsmuir Trail, and east portion of the Loop Trail to the lookout. We are very fortunate to have a provincial park of such beauty and diversity on our doorstep. Not only is it rich habitat for salmon, bears and a host of other plant and animal species, but it provides

wonderful public recreational opportunities close to home. The Park also contributes significantly to our local economy, attracting tourists from all over the world. So, come on out on Saturday, July 16. Spend a day in Tweedsmuir Park and enjoy the festivities that have been planned. If you want further information or would like to volunteer to help on that day, please contact Park Ranger Bree Matthewman at 250982-2701.

Position – Fulltime Public Health Nurse Contract – BCNU Compensation – CH1 - $30.79 to $40.42 Job Summary Within the context of primary health care with a population health approach and within the vision and values of the United Church Health Services Society and within the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia’s (CRNBC) Standards of Practice and the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards, provides a full continuum of public health, prevention and health promotion services to enhance the optimal health, well being and safety of clients by identifying and prioritizing wellness needs and developing and maintaining community partnerships to provide health promotion, advocacy, counseling, education, assessment, referral and intervention in a variety of community based settings. Posting open until October 31, 2011 Start Date of position January 9, 2012 Please submit cover letter and resume to: Michel Bazille, COO Bella Coola General Hospital RW Large Memorial Hospital Box 220 Bella Coola, B.C. V0T 1C0 Email Fax 250 799 5635

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SNOW REMOVAL Tenders are being called for snow removal services at the Bella Coola Airport Further information and tender packages can be obtained from: Central Coast Regional District 626 Cliff Street, Bella Coola Phone: 250 799 5291 Fax: 250 799 5750 Email:

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Community discusses the reduction of human-bear conflict BY CHRISTINA BOUCHER Community members gathered at Lobelco Hall on June 26 to discuss the realities of human-bear conflicts in the Bella Coola Valley. The discussion focused on polling public opinion on the formation of a Bella Coola Bear Working Group, which would work to assist the community in reducing humanbear conflict. Provincial, regional, and local presenters put forth a variety of perspectives on proactive methods to reduce these conflicts. Human-bear conflicts are defined as any damage caused by a bear, ranging from property damage to loss of human life. The outcome of these conflicts often includes bear mortality. BC Ministry of Environment Large Carnivore Specialist Tony Hamilton opened up the evening’s discussion. “The provincial view of human-bear conflicts is largely driven by the objective to reduce bear mortalities, as well as to keep people safe and to reduce property damage,” noted Hamilton. “More bears have been killed in Bella Coola than the population can sustain,” he explained. The community members present had several questions about the details of these numbers, and the Ministry has committed to look into the production of more detailed statistics of bear mortality in the region. Primarily, humanbear conflicts arise when bears have become human habituated or food conditioned. One audience member expressed concern that the bear-viewing stations at Atnarko may be contributing to human habituation of bears. Hamilton clarified that the human activity occurring at the Atnarko station is unlikely to increase human habituated bears due to the con-

trolled environment at the station. Bears have a greater likelihood of becoming food conditioned if natural food supplies decline and unnatural food supplies increase. Thus, if salmon runs and berry production decline in the valley, bears will have limited access to these natural food stores. Additionally, if unnatural food sources such as garbage, livestock, fruit trees, recycling cans and bottles, or even motor oil become available, bears will seek out these sources, thereby causing conflict with humans. BC Conservation Officer (CO) Andrew Milne provided the results of last year’s bear attractant audit of the Bella Coola Valley by the Williams Lake Conservation Office. In such an audit, the CO reviews a property for natural and non-natural food sources. The residential compliance rate with safe practices was 82 percent of 57 private residences reviewed. Compliance for commercial properties was substantially lower at 31 percent of 16 properties reviewed. The main reasons for noncompliance included insecure garbage containers. Regional COs will be in Bella Coola for ten days out of every month to respond to complaints regarding property damage or attacks, for attractant audits, or for special events such as com-

munity meetings. During these times, the CO will be able to respond immediately to phone calls; however, outside of these times, a local representative such as an RCMP member will be sent to deal with urgent complaints. Local perspectives on reducing human-bear conflict in the Valley were provided by Bella Coola Valley Bear Aware Community Coordinator Ellie Archer. Archer acknowledged the strong foundation provided by previous Coordinator Tim Degrace. She noted that her main objective in her new role is to assist community members in managing bear attractants in order to reduce the likelihood of conflict. “Bears roaming around on people’s properties are a potential safety issue,” said Archer. “It is better that they do not come there in the first place. The Bear Aware program is about education and helping people to manage bear attractants.” One current project facilitated by Bear Aware is the Valley-wide bear hazard assessment. In this assessment, patterns of humanbear conflicts will be mapped using past records of calls to the Conservation Office. This information will be used to identify and prioritize areas of focus for conflict reduction. Results of the assessment will be presented to the community, and feedback

will be solicited on the best solutions for minimizing humanbear conflict in these areas. The next Bella Coola Bear Working Group community meeting is tentatively scheduled for early August 2011. The Bear Aware program also exists to provide services to individual community members. Archer can be contacted to perform bear attractant assessments, wherein attractants are identified and a workplan is offered to the site owner for securing identified attractants.

Archer also facilitates teams of volunteers who assist with the installation of electric fencing or fruit tree gleaning for homeowners. She also encourages community members to approach her with any questions or concerns about bearrelated issues at 250982-2274. Residents should contact the Conservation Office RAPP line regarding human-bear conflicts or immediate safety issues at 1-877-9527277. The evening’s discussion was

chaired by Bella Coola Bear Working Group Volunteer Co-facilitator Steven Hodgson. Hodgson founded the Bear Working Group initiative in 2008, which has culminated in the establishment

of a group committed to work with the community to reduce human-bear conflict and increase safety overall. Moving forward, Hodgson and Archer will co-facilitate the Bear Working Group.

Knotweed Field Tour Thursday July 21, 2011 Meet at the Co-op Parking Lot at 10:00 am to learn about Knotweed and discuss how we can control the infestations around Bella Coola. Lunch included. PowerPoint presentation at Bella Coola Valley Inn at 2:00pm to see the impacts of Knotweed in other areas of BC and hear from Knotweed experts. (snacks and refreshments included) No charge. Please RSVP to: or Call: (250) 392-1400 or (250) 799-5914

Bella Coola General Hospital We are looking for motivated, energetic individuals to join the office team at the Bella Coola General Hospital.

Fulltime Clerical Performs clerical duties related to payroll time sheet review and processing, working with a computerized scheduling and payroll system. Accounts Payable clerical duties to include matching invoices, packing slips and purchase orders and preparation of excel spreadsheets. Issuing manual cheques. Central Coast Travel Program – distribution and recording air ticket usage, manage transit bus income and excel spreadsheets detailing monthly program use. Purchasing of medical and surgical supplies, management of inventory for Bella Coola General Hospital and RW Large Memorial Hospital under the direction of the Manager of Patient Care. Maintain organized storerooms, receiving and storing incoming medical surgical supplies orders. Qualifications: Certificate(s) in Administrative Office Training – specifically Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel. Minimum one year of experience in an office setting. Interested individuals need to have the ability to deal with others effectively and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Applicant must be proficient with basic computer use, including email and demonstrated excellent organizational skills and abilities. Must be reliable as the job requires employee meets stringent deadlines each week. Must have demonstrated through past employment references, dependability and excellent attendance on the job. Compensation will be as per training and experience. Full benefit package available. Posting will remain open until filled. Medical Records/Receptionist Relief Casual Position We are looking for an energetic, personable individual to provide casual as needed relief for the Medical Records/Receptionist at the Bella Coola General Hospital. Job Summary: Receives and forwards telephone calls and information, utilizing a switchboard and related communication systems. Filing medical records, reports etc. Completes admission/discharge forms. Prepares and processes Medical Services Plan billing for Diagnostic Services using computerized systems. Qualifications: Certificate(s) in Administrative Office Training – specifically Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel. Minimum one year of experience in an office setting. Training in Service Industry – Tourism related certificates would be an asset.

Centennial Pool is looking for You Are you are interested in training to be an aquatic instructor? We want to train you! Please contact: Pauline Russell at (250) 982-2126 or Janice Newkirk at (250) 982-2799

As this position is the first contact with the public for the organization it is expected the individual will have a pleasant telephone manner and will demonstrate excellent abilities to communicate with the public. Compensation will be as per the Hospital Employee’s Union Grid Code 11 $18.16 per hour plus 12.2% in lieu of benefits as a casual employee. Posting will remain open until filled. Please forward cover letter and resume to: Michel Bazille, COO Bella Coola General Hospital RW Large Memorial Hospital Box 220, Bella Coola, B.C. V0T 1C0 Email Fax 250 799 5635 Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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Health Care Hero Awards presented to BCGH staff members BY CHRISTINE HYDE Two of Bella Coola General Hospital’s employees were recognized at the Health Employer Association of B.C.’s Excellence in Health Care Awards at their Annual General Meeting in Vancouver 20 June 2011. “This doesn’t happen every day,” said Bella Coola General Hospital COO Michel Bazille, “and we are proud to be part of an organization where everyone does such a great job. It is very special to have two of our staff members recognized for their roles in healthcare. Please join us in recognizing the achievements of Carole Clark and Glenda Phillips.” When Carole Clark came to Bella Coola, she saw the need for extra effort to ensure that people in this remote community had access to mental health services. She collaborated with other agencies and service providers to devise ways of getting mental health and addictions clients, family and friends together with caregivers and professionals. One successful example is The Supper

Club, which has been running since 1998. This weekly event brings together a diverse group of people to enjoy a good meal and good company. Carole and other service providers also sought ways to make sure Bella Coola youths knew where to get support. They started “Dysfunctional Pizza”, a weekly event at the high school that provides students with a safe, welcome place to be. Thirteen years later, “Dysfunctional Pizza” is attended each week by a group of about 50 students who are grateful for the food and opportunity to connect with others and feel part of their community. Carole was also instrumental in starting video conferencing assessment, therapy and consultation with psychologists and a psychiatrist from outside the area resulting in hundreds of people receiving direct services that they would have otherwise never received. Glenda Phillips has been tireless in finding ways for seniors to get the support and care they need with limited resources. Without long-term care facili-

ties, the only option for seniors is to come to Bella Coola General Hospital. Glenda developed a partnership with Health Canada and the Nuxalk Nation to provide the community’s first integrated home and community care program, seven days a week. She consulted with community members, elders, chief and council, and the RCMP to help design a program that would work both on and off the reserve to meet the needs of seniors in a very isolated community with high health needs. Glenda leads a team who go out into the community to help those who remain at home and she is a strong link with the Nuxalk Nation’s Health and Wellness Program. Glenda is always looking for new ways to connect with seniors and to provide services with clients. For example, when the seniors group meets for lunch at the local church hall, she will drop by to talk to people and take a quick blood pressure check. Glenda has been invited to share her program success with Vancouver Coastal Health Home and

Community Care. Health Canada has asked her to participate in the National Home Care Nursing Summit and in March of this year, she presented at the First Nations Nursing Conference. HEABC created the Excellence in BC Health Care awards in 2007 to celebrate successes and thank those who are often too busy to stop and appreciate their accomplishments. These awards recognize the efforts of health care employees who provide quality care and support to the people of this province and acknowledge excellence and innovation in publicly funded health care. Award nominees are judged by a committee of volunteers from the health field as well as community leaders from business, science and technology and academia, and are given out in the following categories: Top Innovation, Affiliate and Health Authority; Workplace Health Innovation; Collaborative Solutions; Individual Health Care Hero Awards to an Affiliate and from within each Health Authority.

Glenda Phillips – Manager, Home & Community Care. 2011 Gold Apple Winner - Affiliate & Provincial Health Care Hero

Carole Clark – Programs Manager, Mental Health Services. 2011 Gold Apple Winner - Affiliate

I WILL MARK MY BALLOT ‘YES’ TO SAY ‘NO’ TO THE HST As your MLA and a member of the Official Opposition, I want you to know exactly why I will vote ‘YES’ to scrap the Liberal government’s HST • The HST is a massive shift of the tax burden from large corporations onto the backs of average families and small businesses. • The deceptions of the HST cannot conceal the fact many things that had zero provincial tax are now taxed at 7% more. Items such as travel, haircuts, restaurant meals, sports fees, school supplies, safety equipment and household repairs, including making your home energy efficient or fixing a leaky roof. • Not only will ordinary families pay more with the HST, but it will mean more cuts to vital public services including health care, education, seniors care and other social programs. My ‘YES’ vote to scrap the HST is a vote for more fairness. More support for ordinary families and small business. More protection for health care and education. A vote for accountability.

GARY COONS MLA North Coast Constituency 818 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, B.C. V8J1M6 1-800-624-7734 or 250-624-7734

Are you in favour of extinguishing the HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) and reinstating the PST (Provincial Sales Tax) in conjunction with the GST (Goods and Services Tax)?



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Acwsalcta School celebrates 11th Children’s Potlatch

Acwsalcta School students display masks at the 11th Children’s Potlatch in May, 2011. BY DAVID DOWLING At the end of May, Acwsalcta School put on its eleventh 'play' potlatch, a school tradition of educating younger students into the ways and meanings of the Nuxalk potlatch ceremony. As this year's organizers Alvin Mack and Dana Drugan observed early on in the lengthy preparations, "This is no longer a 'play' potlatch - it's the real thing." About one hundred visitors came, from as far away as Chase, Anahim Lake, Oweekeno and Redstone, to share their dances; there was even a small troupe from Samoa! Throughout the day-long festivities, presentations and acknowledgements were made to many people, from Nuxalk Elders to the builders of the school's new gymnasium and classrooms. A highlight of the evening program was the presentation to the school of a fine eagle mask carved by school graduate and promising young artist, Latham Mack. Latham then danced the first eagle dance in his beautiful mask,

before announcing that it would be flying south to Vancouver with him in the morning, to take up residence on display at YVR for a year! M.C. Clyde Tallio, who teaches Nuxalk language at the school, discussed the history and meaning of each event and dance, and celebrated the fact that several songs and dances were being re-introduced into the community after many years of non-performance or seclusion in archives. "It's all part of reawakening the language and the culture that the language brings with it, especially for our young people," he said. The school plans to make Nuxalk language an integral part of its curriculum in the coming years. The day's celebrations took place in the magnificent new gymnasium, built with Action Canada funding as a state of the art facility, with eco-friendly lighting and heat. The programme ended with school staff distributing a whole warehouse full of useful giveaways to the satisfied and grateful guests.


JUNE 13 - AUGUST 5, 2011 To vote in the referendum, you should know the following: Two key dates of the 2011 HST Referendum have been extended, ■ the deadline to request a voting package is extended to midnight (local time) July 22, 2011. Call 1-800-661-8683 (toll-free). ■ and, the close of voting is extended to 4:30 p.m. August 5, 2011. ■ an HST Referendum Voting Package will be mailed to each registered voter through July 7, 2011.

■ voting packages will include a ballot and instructions on how to vote and return your ballot package. ■ you can vote if you are: ■ a Canadian citizen ■ 18 years of age or older on July 22, 2011 ■ registered as a voter in British Columbia ■ a resident of B.C. for at least six months before July 22, 2011 ■ not disqualified by law from voting

ballot packages must be received by Elections BC, a Service BC Centre or an Elections BC Collection Centre before 4:30 p.m., Friday, August 5, 2011. Locations are listed on the Elections BC website at or call 1-800-661-8683 (toll-free).

■ HST Referendum Voting Packages are provided in English. Translations of the materials are available on the Elections BC website at Ballot

For more information, contact: 1-800-661-8683 TTY 1-888-456-5448


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Local artisans showcase work at 2011 Visual Arts Show BY TAHIRIH GOFFIC This year's visual arts show was a feast for the eyes. Many people showed up to enjoy the diversity of our local talent. There

were a number of new artists as well as our valley’s well-known local artists. From sculpture to glasswork to jewelry and painting as well as abstract and representative

art, this year’s show had it all. June Vosburgh was presented with a card and gift to honor her for her many years of volunteer service to the Arts Council,

Women Are Doing It That’s right – by age 50, women are making screening mammograms part of their regular health routine - once every two years. Women ages 40-79 can book at the BC Cancer Agency’s Screening Mammography mobile service coming to: Bella Coola: July 15-17, 2011 Call 1-800-663-9203 (toll-free) to book. Visit for more information.

and Ernest Hall was awarded the honor of the Arts Council’s annual purchase for his beautiful sculpture, “Playmates”. He and his wife, Jill, are both very talented artists and will soon be opening a pottery studio at their residence, so make sure to keep your eyes peeled for their opening. Many pieces will

remain in the Art House for the rest of the year, and new work is being brought in all the time. Come in for a visit and a coffee, while enjoying the work by this Valley’s incredible artists. You may even have a chance to watch an artist at work, as local girl Tahirih Goffic is running the Art House

IN MEMORY OF Malcolm Bruce Mackenzie September 18, 1965 - June 14, 2011 Our family would like to thank the community for all the support we have received since the passing of Malcolm. The reaching out and words of friendship have been incredible. Your cards, flowers, treats, and remembrances are all very appreciated. Malcolm was not only a loving husband and extremely doting father, but just a terrific warm person. Malcolm, we miss you and love you ‘infinity.’

Cindy & Ariel, Hugh & Helen, Graham & Erin

Ernest Hall was awarded the honor of the Arts Council’s annual purchase for his beautiful sculpture, ‘Playmates’ this year and will be using it as her working studio. If you’re an artist who needs a place to display your work, please don’t hesitate to bring it by and Art House staff will make sure to find room for it. From now until July 29, there is a display by a variety of

artists from around B.C. The Exhibition is called Artsfest, 2011, and is a yearly juried show put on by the Central Interior Regional Arts Council (CIRAC), so don’t forget to come by and see what the artists of the Central Interior are up to. See you there!

Before you vote, understand the referendum question: Are you in favour of extinguishing the HST and reinstating the PST in conjunction with the GST?

NO. To bring back the GST & PST at 12%, vote YES. To lower the HST from 12% to 10%, vote

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An aerial shot of the Valley taken September 22, 2010 - this is perhaps the last picture before September's 2010 for many

massive flood Bella Coola residents - certainly the defining moment ‘Operation Santa’ of delivers some Christm as cheer to flood affected families

Michael Wigle photo

SUBMITTED BY COLEEN FRASER In addition to the Ministry of Transportatio Associates donated n’s $4,000 to ity, other BCGEU generosA joint effort by the Flood Relief at the Williams employees Bank account Lake hospital agencies resulted numerous from various provincial to be used for firewood, also sent local householders in an early minisfurnace Beeline gifts to the valley via Christmas for many tries including fuel and hay. October through in from mid Courier. the Corrections November last fall’s tremendousvictims of Branch, Client Many people purchased and December. Earlier that week Services Branch, flood. The first group Michel At the Ministry specific items that Ministry of Environment, Bazille (CEO of to arrive was a the Bella Coola families had six-person Transportation of Ministry of Forests indicated their Hospital), and crew from the Mennonite and children would and Range, some Infrastructure office Ministry of Agriculture appreciate including pital staff delivered of the hos- Disaster Service. and gift blankets Hosed at Lake, Leanna Illinickiin Williams Lands, and the mets, skates, board bikes, hel- that had been the Community Integrated Land and donated games and Church in Loreen Russell Management Bureau clothing. affected households, to flood Hagensborg these organized men helped which had fourteen project that substituted a part in the project, took been donated by Leanna loaded householders with as did their two pick-up Vancouver usual staff gift exchange their union. trucks with the Coastal Health cleanup and reconstruction gifts employees in in favour of buying ered them to Bella and delivInterior Roads, Vancouver. during the nine gifts for floodDawson days affected families. Construction, Triton volunteers used Coola where were in the valley. that they The Bella Coola the Mormon Flood Environmental Church Hall to Restoration Committee In mid-Novembe and Binnie organize and r volunwas distribute them. also able to organize Employees SEE MANY unteer work crews two volON PAGE 3 that assisted

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The Lemare Group is currently seeking a hoe chucker/loader operator, and a boom man for the North Vancouver Island area. Full time, union wages. Fax resume to 250-956-4888 or email:

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EQUIPMENT SALESPERSON Inland Kenworth Parker Pacific of Prince George has an Immediate Opening for an Equipment Salesperson. Must be a team player w/good work ethic. Applicant must have a valid drivers license and a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Sales experience would be a plus with some knowledge of forestry and construction equipment. Please forward resume to Corey Timms, 1995 Quinn Street Prince George. BC V2N-2X2. Fax: 1.250.562.2914 or e-mail:

Trades, Technical DIAMOND Drillers Wanted. We are currently looking for Sr. Drillers to provide services for our Sr. Clients programs in Gold, Zinc, Coal, and Copper drilling projects. Projects will be located near towns in the South and Interior of BC. Clean Safety and Performance references are mandatory. Apply via Fax at 250-314-4865, Email at or by phone at 250-572-2614.

E CONSTRUCTION Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors. Currently seeking experienced Finish Grader Operators for Ft. McMurray. Competitive wages, medical and dental benefits, employer matched pension plan. E-mail Human Resources at or fax: 780-743-5946. EDMONTON STEEL Fabrication shop requires Structural Steel Fitters, up to $32.72/ hour; CWB FCAW Welders, to $31.68/hour. Overtime, benefits, relocation/accommodation assistance. Resume to fax: 780-939-2181 or Email: LOUISIANA-PACIFIC Canada Ltd. requires an experienced Jour- neyman Electrician for our EWP Operation in Golden B.C. Email resume to: or fax to 250-344-8859.

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR / Technician wanted for More Core Diamond Drilling Services Ltd. Windows 7, SERVER 2008 and MCSE Program are essential to this position. Familiarity with ERP Software such as Timberline/ACCPAC/Solomon/Great Plains would be an asset as well. Ongoing software and hardware maintenance and monitoring are part of this position as well as participation in all radio, internet, and telephone communications programs. We require a “Team Player” who is willing to become part of the Accounting and Admin Team, and to have a regular role as an Administrator in addition to that of Technician. The position is located in Stewart, BC. Accommodation and meals are provided free of charge, and there is generous remuneration for the right candidate. All applications will be acknowledged and kept in the strictest confidence. Application by email only to: and cc to

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Appliances Reconditioned washer/dryer, stoves etc. 6 month guarantee. Will deliver in town. More info call Robert. 250-392-7064 eves or 250-305-6344 days.

$100 & Under 7 unopened packages of 18, size 6 Pampers. $4/pkg or $25 takes all. (250)392-6784 Jersey wooly satin cross bunnies. $12 each. (250)620-3476 Kids Shimano 21spd mtn bike. Dual susp. Ex. cond. Like new. $50. (250)305-9046 Manx kittens, 6 weeks old. Litter trained. $50. (250)3927375 Patio table with umbrella and stand. $30. (250)392-5660 Plywood shelving material. 10-12 in wide. $2.00/piece. (250)392-5660 Red cement sidewalk pads. 24”x24”. 6 for $50. (250)3925660 Shrubs and perennials from landscaping project. You dig. $4 and up. (250)392-5660 Treated fence rails, 8ft. long. 10 for $25.(250)392-5660

$300 & Under Blue couch & loveseat. $300. 250-305-9046

Farm Equipment JD 4230 100hp cab 3pt new engine, $18,500. JD 2130 66hp 146 loader, $17,000. JD 5400 60hp FWD loader, $18,500. JD 4240 110hp cab 3 pt $20,000. MF 135 diesel loader new engine, $7,500. MF 165 diesel loader, $8,500. JD 6400 cab FWD 85hp loader, $36,000. JD 2130 66hp loader, $12,500. Case DX33 33hp FWD ldr 690 hr, $15,000. JD 435 4 X6 round baler, $9,500. NH 1037 bale wagon, $11,500. NH Super 1048 S P bale wagon, $18,500. NH 1032 70 bale wagon, $6,500. JD 348 baler hyd tension, $13,000. Bauer 260 meter 2 in hose reel, $4,500. Ed De Boer 250-8387362, Curt De Boer 250-8389612. M.F. square baler. $700. Misc rakes, mowers, plow, post hole auger. light plant. Offers. (250)396-7689 Round bale spike. 3 pt. hitch. 18 ft. hay conveyer. $300. (250)396-7689

Furniture Large antique 2 door pine armoire. Great shape. Many uses. $1400. Other interesting antiques. (250)243-2306

Heavy Duty Machinery A-STEEL SHIPPING STORAGE CONTAINERS / Bridges 20’40’45’53’ Used / Damaged 40’ insulated makes great shop. Only $2300! Needs door and 40’HC $2800 No Rust! Semi Trailers for Hiway & storage. Delivery BC and AB Call 24 hrs 1-866-528-7108

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Misc. Wanted Wanted: Daybed. Reasonably priced. (250)296-3383 WANTED: Old lever action Winchester rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369 Wanted: pieces of wrought iron railing for up the staircase. (250)296-3383

Career Opportunities


The Morning Star in Vernon, B.C. has an opening for the position of Publisher. The Morning Star, one of Canada’s leading community newspapers, is published every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and has an extensive distribution network throughout the North Okanagan. More than 33,000 homes and businesses are reached in the communities of Vernon, Coldstream, Armstrong, Enderby, Lumby, Cherryville, Oyama, Spallumcheen, Grindrod, Falkland and Silver Star. The Morning Star is the No.1 news source in the North Okanagan and has been committed to serving its communities with in-depth local news, sports, entertainment, events and happenings since 1988. The Morning Star is part of Black Press, Canada’s largest private, independent newspaper company, with over 150 community, daily and urban newspapers located in BC, Alberta, Washington State, Ohio and Hawaii. Black Press is seeking a proven leader with an impressive track record in newspaper management, to build on the considerable growth the Morning Star has experienced over the past 23 years. Ideally, you should have a good understanding of all facets of newspaper operations with emphasis on sales, marketing and financial management. As publisher, you will be instrumental in developing a multi platform strategy for the newspaper and its online initiatives, as it continues to serve a rapidly expanding and diverse marketplace. If you are a critical thinker, customer driven and possess strong entrepreneurial skills, Black Press wants to hear from you. Please send your resume by July 22, 2011 to: Bruce McAuliffe, President Black Press BC South c/o Kelowna Capital News 2495 Enterprise Way, Kelowna, B.C. V1X 7K2 Email:

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Merchandise for Sale


Misc. Wanted

Cars - Sports & Imports

WE BUY silver in every form. Coins (12 x face value paid for pre 1967 coins) , cutlery, candle holders, cups, teapots, trays, bowls: damaged, broken, dirty - doesn’t matter. Get your quote @ 250-395-3034, or go to:www.mrgoldďŹ OfďŹ ce will be closed July 16 - August 27. We will re-open on Sept. 3

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OKANAGAN’S Largest Used Car Super Store. Always open online at: w w w. b c m o t o r p r o d u c t s. c o m 250-545-2206

Motorcycles 1971 Norton Commando 750. Showroom cond., red tank. Serious inquiries only. $8000 OBO. (250)392-6688

Acreage for Sale 20 ACRE Ranch Foreclosures Near Booming El Paso, Texas Was $16,900, Now $12,900, $0 Down, take over payments, $99/mo. Beautiful views, owner ďŹ nancing, FREE map/pictures 800-755-8953.

Business for Sale Well established Home Furnishing business for sale in the heart of Central Alberta in the Village of Pigeon Lake. Serious Buyers please call Connie 403-704-5322

Houses For Sale

2007 Honda VTX 1300cc, 8100 km’s. REDUCED! $7800 Dennis 992-8334 DL7239

Scrap Car Removal SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288

Trucks & Vans 1998 Dodge Ram V6, standard, 140,000 kms., a/c, custom canopy, 2 sets of tires. 1 owner. $4800 OBO. (250)302-8221

Beautifully redecorated 3 bdrm up, 2 down. New paint, ooring throughout including hardwood upstairs. New custom cabinets and stainless steel appliances. High efďŹ ciency furnace. Close to all levels of schools. $275,000. (250)302-1287



99 Chev 2500. Ext. cab, diesel, 4x4, 5 speed, a/c. $6900 OBO. Call (250)392-4366

Mobile Homes & Parks Canadian CSA Modular, Manufactured, and Park Model Homes @ US factory direct wholesale prices. Starting @ 39,824 better features + more options = best value. The Home Boys 877976-3737 or 509-481-9830 We will beat anyone’s price. Guaranteed!

Great condition! 97 Ford Ranger. Comes with canopy and a set of winter and summer tires. $3000 OBO. (250)392-0311

Mortgages Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and reďŹ nances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181

Real Estate TEXAS LAND Foreclosures! 20/40 acre tracts. Near growing El Paso. Was $16,900 (USD) Now $12,900 (USD) $0 down, take over payments, $99/mo (USD) Beautiful views, owner ďŹ nancing, Free map/ pictures. 866-484-0857 (US)

Small Ads work! Rentals Misc for Rent CITY LIVING in a Westcoast setting! Beautiful rentals available now in Wesbrook Village at UBC. Studios, 2-bedrooms and Townhouses. Call 604-228-2025 today, or e-mail DiscoverWesbrook@

Homes for Rent Available immediately. 4 bdrm home on private lot. See for photos. $1400/mo. 250-267-7325

Recreation Beach Front Cottages, Mabel Lake Lumby end, RV stalls w/hook-up, boat launch & docks. Reserve 250-542-3276

Townhouses 3 bdrm townhouse. New windows and doors. $800/mo. See for photos. 250-267-7325

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Coast Mountain News Thursday, July 7, 2011

2011 Fiesta SE 5 Door Hatchbackk SAVE 1C029

2011 Explorer p Limited AWD SAVE 1T194



1.6L, 5 Speed, SYNC, Moonroof BI-WEEKLY PAYMENT


MSRP $20,929

126 Employee Price $18,475 **


329 Employee Price $45,518

2011 Escape cappe cape XLT FWD D SAVE

1.6L, 5 Speed, Loaded with Leather and Moonroof

2.5L, Auto, SYNC, Fuel Economy Leader



MSRP $23,979

146 Employee Price $21,161




2.0L, Auto, o, Luxury Package




2.0L, Auto, Nicely l Equipped

2011 F450 Crew Cabb Lariat 4WD 6.7L Engine, Automatic, Loaded Trailer Tow Special with Navigation


MSRP $18,899

123 Employee Price $18,093

2011 Fusion SE 4 Door Sedan SAVE 1C021


3.0L, Auto, Loaded ed ed with Leather and Moonroof MSRP $37,849

222 Employee Price $31,260








2011 Escape p Limited 4WD SAVE


2012 Focus S 4 Door Sedan SAVE 2C009

154 Employee Price $22,220


MSRP $24,679

139 Employee Price $20,349 **

MSRP $27,099




2011 Focus SEL 4 Door Sedan SAVE 1C016





MSRP $48,899



2011 Fiesta SES 5 Door Hatchbackk SAVE 1C030


3.5L, Auto, oo,, Loaded with Trailer Tow







2011 Ranger g Super p Cab Sport 4WD SAVE



2.0L, Auto,, SYNC, Remote Start


MSRP $27,779

Employee Price



2011 F150 Super p Cab XLT 4WD SAVE 1T174

5.0L, Auto,, Loaded with Options

4.0L, 5 Speed, eed Cruise, Tilt


MSRP $82,274



MSRP $26,279

MSRP $43,779

161 Employee Price $23,186 130 Employee Price $19,117 235 EEmployee Price $32,941 **


2012 Mustangg Coupe 2C007



2011 F150 Super p Crew XLT 4WD SAVE



$2,876 3.7L, Auto, o, SYNC, Premium Package




6.2L Gas Engine, Auto, Leather and Loaded


MSRP $31,649


2011 F250 Super p Crew XLT 4WD SAVE

5.0L, Auto, oo,, SYNC, Trailer Tow Pkg




MSRP $43,469

MSRP $60,699

203 Employee Price $28,773 $230 EEmployee Price $32,352 $295 Employee Price $49,619





Bevan Koch

*Prices net of all factory incentives, dealer added accessories, taxes and doc fees extra. ** Terms would be $2500 downpayment, Term 84 Months, Interest Rate 5.99%.

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