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An overjoyed Darren Dettling with his daughter Challaine, who will be receiving his kidney in a matter of months

Family ecstatic as father a confirmed match for kidney donation BY CAITLIN THOMPSON Friends and family were overjoyed to hear that little Challaine Yvonne DettlingMorton will receive her father’s kidney in the coming months. Two-year old Challaine was born without functioning kidneys and has spent all of her life on dialysis. Early this year she was transferred

to BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver to begin hemodialysis as her home-based peritoneal dialysis was no longer doing the job. Separated from her father and Bella Coola family, she has been in Vancouver with her mother, Rhonda Morton, ever since. Challaine’s father, Darren, began testing almost immediately to find out if he would qualify as a kidney donor to

his daughter. The process has multiple levels and usually takes months. The separation and the continued hemodialysis have been a challenge for the family, but they faced every day with a renewed optimism as Challaine’s father Darren continued to pass various levels of testing for kidney donation. Hopes were high for a success, but the family didn’t

dare speculate. On April 28, a week after Challaine’s second birthday, the family was told the good news. “Our prayers have been answered,” said Rhonda. “We all cried for hours the day it was confirmed that Darren was a match. Finally! It seems to have come fast in some ways, but then it can seem never ending when trying to get through the final hour of a

rough dialysis run.” Before a transplant could even be considered, Challaine had to reach a target weight of ten kilograms. She is now at a healthy 11.2 kilograms. The doctors remain impressed with her growth and praised the efforts of her parents because, considering all of the daily challenges she faces SEE

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Our best wishes, love, concern and prayers go out to Kevin Parr, as well as our hopes for a speedy and successful recovery.

Roses to the entire Schieck Family (kids, parents, grandparents) who did an amazing job cleaning up the Bella Coola Townsite of unsightly litter last Saturday

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District Track Meet 2011 Hosted by Sir Alexander Mackenzie School

BELLA COOLA HARBOUR AUTHORITY

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WEDNESDAY MAY 25, 2011 Emmanuel Church Bella Coola Sunday Service 7pm

UNITED EMMANUEL CHURCH C.E. Centre 7:30 PM

Tuesday May 17th 1:30pm-3:30pm Wednesday May 18th 9:00am-3:30pm Grade 4-12 Boy’s and Girl’s Events by age group Open Men and Women Events (Register on the day) Concession Open During Track Meet Proceeds go towards BCE and SAMS PAC If you would like to help out as a volunteer please contact 250-982-2355

Come and take part in ensuring a great future for our harbour. Please make sure your membership fees are current by May 11, 2011 to be eligible to vote. Bella Coola Seventh-Day Adventist Church Saturday Service Song & Bible Study For Adults & Children 9:30 am Sabbath School Program 10 am Bible Study

The Family of the late Lhalyamc Copper Man John Earl Edward Moody

Thursday, May 26, 2011 Acwsalcta School - 10 am

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

Acwsalcta School Children’s Potlatch

Invite you to attend a Memorial Feast to honour John on May 27, 2011 at Nuxalk Hall. Work will begin at 6pm when the doors are locked.

Security will be enforcing our ancestral laws. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Everyone is welcome to join us as we celebrate the expansion of our school at Acwsalcta School’s 12th Children’s Potlatch. The Potlatch will begin at the school entrance at 10 am. Lunch and Dinner Feasts will be served. Traditional Nuxalk songs and dances will be performed by Acwsalcta students and there will be special performances by our out of town guests.

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with dialysis and reflux, it is remarkable that she has been able to reach such a healthy weight. “The doctors are delighted with her progress – she’s in the middle of the growth chart,” said Rhonda. “Darren and I were so particular with her diet as she had a strict daily volume allowed, we’d measure down to the millimeter to try and replace what she’d lose through reflux.” “From what I've been told most dialysis patients are low on the chart or have drops on it. Growing while on dialysis is a big mathematical game,” Rhonda explains. “I see how hard Challaine's doctors and dietitians work to try stay that little bit ahead of nutrition for her to grow but also not to overload the system and cause an imbalance. Lots of bloodwork to say the least.” There is no date set yet for the actual operation, as a team of medical specialists must be assembled and scheduled at both St. Paul’s Hospital, where Darren’s operation will take place, and at BC Children’s Hospital where Challaine will undergo the pro-

Once the transplant is complete, Challaine should enjoy a near normal life and will no longer have to receive dialysis treatments.

cedure. However, the family has been given the tentative timeline of June to August. Darren remains absolutely giddy with the news that he is match and says he has no anxiety facing a major operation that comes with many risks. “She’s my baby girl,” he says. “I just want to get it done.” Challaine is certainly a more delicate case due to her young age, but

transplants for children are not uncommon. Rhonda says they have conducted many successful transplants on very young children before. Once the transplant is complete, Challaine will have to remain in Vancouver for three months to make sure everything is stable and to regulate her

rejection drugs which over time may be lowered. These will be monitored closely as too little could cause rejection and too much could bring other side effects.” For Challaine’s father, changes are also imminent. There is a significant adjustment as the remaining kidney takes on the workload of two, resulting in fatigue and decreased energy for a period of time. He will be carefully watched for blood pressures, electrolytes and fluid balance, but is expected to make a full recovery. On average, related living donor kidneys’ last 12 years or more, depending on factors such as lifestyle, health,

medication schedule. While the transplant will improve Challaine’s quality of life immensely, she will have to take anti-rejection drugs for the rest of her life and undergo regular check ups. “The transplant will give her an almost normal life,” said Rhonda. “But she will always have to take anti-

and where the kidney came from. A live kidney donated from a living parent has a lower rejection factor than one received from a stranger or a nonliving donor and the best case scenario would be one donated from an identical twin, which is genetically the same and the recipient twin doesn’t even require anti-rejection drugs. Rhonda feels fortunate that Darren proved to be a match so quickly for Challaine’s sake. She herself was planning to be tested next, as the standing rule is to test only one potential donor at a time. But, she remains extremely empathetic towards those still waiting in hemodialysis. “I have mixed

feelings,” she says. “I am so happy for us, but when we are in the hemodialysis unit it’s hard to see all of those kids still waiting. I truly wish we had kidneys for all of them.” Once the transplant is complete and the waiting period is over, Rhonda and Challaine are excitedly planning to return to Bella Coola to family, friends, and their normal lives.

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To all Bella Coola Valley Stakeholders: Re: Telus Equipment Repair Please be advised that Telus will be undertaking an equipment repair project beginning Wednesday May 11th and proceeding as late as Wednesday May 18th. Specifically, Telus crews will be re-securing their Mt. Stupendous Passive Repeater (also known locally as 'the reflector' near Burnt Bridge). During the process of repairs there may be brief periods of long-distance phone interruptions at which time the valley will be isolated from telephone access to and from outside numbers. The local exchanges of 982 and 799 are not anticipated to have any interruptions due to this project. Also subject to interruption (if phones are interrupted) are the Central Coast Communications Society internet service as well as ATM/Credit Card processing that relies on telephone communications. Although the interruptions are

predicted to be brief, the CCRD Emergency Program intends to have protocol agreements established with agencies that operate VHF repeater systems from the valley to provide patch through communications with outside agencies should the need arise. Details of this process will be made available prior to the scheduled work date. The public will be notified of the potential interruptions on other levels such as newspaper and/or radio spots. Feel free to share this information with your teams or anyone else. Please address any questions to myself. Thanks, Stephen R. A. Waugh G.S.C. Emergency Program Coordinator Central Coast Regional District CCRD Office (250) 799-5291 Home Office (250) 982-2424 swaugh@suntree.ca www.ccrd-bc.ca PEP 24hr Emergency reporting 1-800-663-3456

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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 Christma s cheer to flood In addition to the affected families of Transportation’s Ministry Associates donated generos$4,000 to ity, other the

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A joint effort by agencies resulted numerous in an early Christmas for many last fall’s tremendousvictims of flood. At the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure office Lake, Leanna Illinickiin Williams and Loreen Russell organized a project that substituted usual staff gift exchange their in favour of buying gifts for floodaffected families.

BCGEU employees from various provincial ministries including the Corrections Branch, Client Services Branch, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Forests and Range, Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, and the Integrated Land Management Bureau took part in the project, as did their union. Interior Roads, Dawson Construction, Triton

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at the Williams Flood Relief Bank Lake hospital account to be used for firewood, also sent gifts to the valley via furnace fuel and hay. Beeline Courier. Many people purchased Earlier that week Michel specific items that Bazille (CEO of the Bella Coola families had indicated their Hospital), and children would some appreciate including pital staff delivered of the hosgift blankets mets, skates, board bikes, helthat had been donated games and to flood clothing. affected households, which had been donated by Leanna loaded two pick-up Vancouver trucks with the Coastal Health gifts employees in ered them to Bella and delivVancouver. Coola where volunteers used The Bella Coola the Mormon Flood Church Hall to Restoration Committee organize and was distribute them. also able to organize Employees two volunteer work crews that assisted

local householders in from mid October through November and December. The first group to arrive was a six-person crew from the Mennonite Disaster Service. Hosed at the Community Church in Hagensborg these men helped fourteen householders with cleanup and reconstruction during the nine days that they were in the valley. In mid-November volunSEE MANY ON PAGE 3

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Latin sensation Rumba Calzada coming to Bella Coola May 27 Rumba Calzada performs a powerful blend of Latin Jazz and Afro-Cuban rhythms, “guaranteed to move your feet and reach your soul,” according to LA’s Latin Beat Magazine. The band has been a favourite with Vancouver's Latin Jazz and Salsa enthusiasts for over 15 years. They will be the featured band at a dance, co-sponsored by the Bella Coola Valley Arts Council and the Discovery Coast Music Festival, on Friday, May 27, at Lobelco Hall. The band is now headed by Raphael Geronimo, which was founded in 1991 by his father who studied in Cuba at the Laboratorio Internacional de Folklore en la Habana, and in New York City at the Harbour Center of Performing Arts. Percussionist Raphael is joined by another percussionist, as well as bass,

Rumba Calzada is guaranteed to move your feet and reach your soul. Catch this fabulous band at Lobelco Hall on Friday, May 27. keyboard and vocals. In 2002, Rumba Calzada's CD was nominated for various awards, including a West Coast Music Award, a Canadian Independent Music

Award, and a Juno Award. Their latest CD, Album Four, was nominated for a 2008 Western Canadian Music Award for Outstanding World Recording of the Year. That

Bella Coola Heli Sports would like to thank all of our local suppliers, our wonderful staff and the people of the Valley for another successful season. You are a HUGE part of our success! Starting June 1, the Tweedsmuir Park Lodge will open for the summer season. The lodge, dining facility and spa will be open until October 15. Everyone Welcome!

same year, Rumba Calzada represented Canada at the Miri International Jazz Festival in Sarawak, Malaysia, and was voted as the “crowd favourite” to return for 2009. When the Arts Council confirmed they would be hosting Rumba Calzada, they decided to build up to the event in collaboration with Active Communities. Certified instructor Holly Willgress happily agreed to teach “Zumba” classes, a Latin-dance inspired exercise, with lots of hip-shaking and hot moves. Class participants will perform a choreographed dance routine at the event, showing off their hot Zumba grooves. Get up off that couch on Friday, May 27 and shake your booty. See you on the dance floor!

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Bella Coola Community Forest converted to 25 year long-term licence BY HANS GRANANDER The Bella Coola Resource Society is very pleased to announce that the Bella Coola Community Forest Agreement has been converted from a fiveyear probationary licence to a 25 year renewable licence. “This is a historic step as we now have long lasting security that the community will be managing the local forest resources,� says Resource Society President Barry Brekke. “From a business perspective, it also provides security for our investors and we can now plan for longer term development,� adds Bella Coola Community Forest President, Carl Siwallace. Community forestry is a growing movement and there are over 45 communities in the Province that have licences and more are applying for them as there is growing awareness how important it is for rural communities to have greater control of how the resources on which they depend are managed. 2010 was a successful year for the Community Forest despite the prolonged summer fire season shutdown and the September flood. 15,367 m3 were logged (approximately 375 truck loads) and all of the wood was sold earlier this year. Over 300 m3 were sold to local mill operators while the rest was barged to the lower mainland where the logs were sold to Japanese, Chinese, Korean and domestic customers. Close to 1100 mandays of employment was generated and 88% of that was local. All of this resulted in $1.5 million of economic activity. The September flood did major damage to a most of the main forestry roads in the community forest; however the operations that were active at that time were not affected

very much, although the delay did prevent completion of the last block before snow set in. Repairs to the damaged roads and bridges are in the Ministry of Forests hands and funding availability has not been announced yet. The first tree seedlings were planted on the Community Forest in 2010. In total 36,000 Douglas fir and red cedar seedlings were planted on the areas logged in 2009 in the Nusatsum valley. The goal of the community forest is to reforest logged sites as soon as possible and the seedlings for the areas logged last year are growing in the nursery right now and will be planted in September this year. To ensure that wildlife habitat is protected, the Community Forest is working closely with local staff at the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to develop a comprehensive habitat management strategy. In addition to the established grizzly gear, mountain goat and deer winter range areas, work is under way to identify and set aside goshawk nesting habitat and riparian areas along streams with tailed frogs. Last year, one of the fallers discovered

an occupied goshawk nest with two young fledglings. Work was stopped immediately and in coordination with Ministry of Environment work plans were adjusted and a protective buffer was put in place before work resumed. The nest was monitored and when the fledglings had matured enough they flew away with their parents. Looking ahead, logging plans for 2011 are very uncertain as the economic challenges continue. Driven by increasing demand from China, prices for certain types of wood are improving, but the high Canadian dollar erodes the gains. Furthermore, our access costs are very high as we need to build or rehabilitate a lot of road in order to reach small patches of viable timber. There is a small amount of wood (35-40 truck loads) left from the logging started in 2010 which will be completed later this spring and there are a few other logging options available that were not affected by flood damage but timber prices need to improve. Every option is being investigated by the Board with the goal of developing a plan that will get the crews back to work and provide some logs for local mills.

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Bella Coola Resource Society President Barry Brekke signing the 25 year licence and Directors (L-R) Roger Brandt, Ed Willson, Carl Siwallace, Chris Mathews, Oran Hoppe, Troy Gurr, Hans Granander.

Truck driver Craig Tuck and 2nd Loader Larry Moody at work in the Nusatsum.

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Teddy Bear’s Picnic Sunday, May 15 - Noon to 2pm Fall Fair Grounds Welcoming all children ages 0 - 6. Child Care Services in the Valley will have booths on display. Bring your lunch and your teddy bear to the picnic this Sunday afternoon.

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Bella Coola Safety Committee to offer support to both victims and offenders BY EVANGELINE HANUSE The Bella Coola Safety Committee (BCSC) is a group of community members that have been working together for over a year to assist victims and offenders of serious harms. The RCMP had suggested that a committee be formed that could address concerns and grievances from victims of crime that had originally been brought to the Nuxalk Nation Chief and Council. The Nuxalk Nation’s Health and Wellness department was given the authority to set up the committee and bring together various community resources. Members of the committee range from organizations from the RCMP, Community Support Society, elders, Nuxalk Nation Health and Wellness, the United

The Bella Coola Safety Committee (BCSC) is a group of community members that have been working together for over a year to assist victims and offenders of serious harms. Back Row L to R: Jeanette Apps, Anne Austin-Cardwell, Nick Fleming, Bert Snow and Charles Nelson. Front Row L to R: Evangeline Hanuse, Emma Johnson, Melinda Mack and Eva Mack

Church, and the transition house. Charles Nelson, director of Health

and Wellness says the committee can offer “support to victims of offences to ensure

they are safe and develop a wellness plan with them.” The BCSC can also “assist

offenders with wellness planning and by providing recommendations to the court of

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Visual Art Show Location: Bella Coola Valley Arts Councilʼs Art House

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Call for Entries Application deadline is June 17th. Mail to P.O. Box 591, Bella Coola, V0T 1C0 or drop at the Art House. Applications available at the Art House, by mail or e-mail. Please contact Beth Jay (799-5935) or Joan Cole (982-2540).

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Crack Sealing Runway Brushing of Runway Perimeter To receive a tender package contact: Denny Island Airport Commission C/o CCRD 626 Cliff St. Bella Coola BC Ph 250-799-5291 Email info@ccrd-bc.ca Closes: 4:00pm Friday June 3, 2011 Lowest or any bid not necessarily accepted

their sentencing.” Concerns that the community can bring forth to the committee include criminal and non-criminal matters and range from complaints of domestic violence, sexual offences, youth issues and drug and alcohol related offences. Any wellness planning that is done includes an opportunity for a person to help themselves whether they have endured trauma or addiction. Through working with the RCMP and the court circuit team that attends in Bella Coola every four months, the BCSC has developed a working relationship to best help individuals who find themselves in trouble with the law or who have been vic-

timized. With many resources being pooled together Nelson says that community members are at an advantage in that “issues such as abuse can be dealt with at a communitybased level”. Nelson sees the committee in the future taking on a “stronger role in terms of community justice, with a sub-committee dealing with restorative justice” where victims can feel safe and have their rights upheld. The BCSC is available to assist anyone in the Bella Coola Valley. Contact the Nuxalk Nation Health and Wellness department at (250) 7995809 for further information.


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Tour de Bella Coola enjoyed by 45 riders

Ready for take off!

BY MONICA TUTT April 30 was a beautiful spring day for the Tour de Bella Coola. Although challenged by a good headwind, 45 riders enjoyed

the sunshine and cooler temperatures. This year we were pleased to see more youth attendance, thanks to Charlotte Leys and Janice Kyle of Nuxalk Health and Wellness, who

spirited an enthusiastic team from Acwsalcta School. The ride once again ended at Bella Coola Grizzly Tour’s site where hungry, muscle fatigued bike riders feasted

on Mike’s yummy burgers beneath Leonard’s awesome gazebo. Keen participants and good weather are essential to the tour but what made this event truly a

success is the support and encouragement of community partners. Active Communities Bella Coola, a Bella Coola General Hospital initiative, coordinated the day. Thanks to Janice Kyle and Charlotte Leys for encouraging youth riders, a big thank you to Rick Ratcliff at Rick’s Re-Cycling for his inventive rack system to transport bikes, Wes Dearmond, from BC Parks, for transportation and support, School District #49 for the use of the school bus, Doug Baker for his wit, charm and driving finesse, Mecham’s Garage for propane, Leonard Ellis, Bella Coola Grizzly Tours for the functional charm of his gazebo, and Buddy Thatcher for flipping 85 burgers. The Tour de Bella

Photo credit: Doug Baker

Melanie Kloss, Robyn Willis, and Ellie Archer are all smiles Coola is an exceptional spring event. It’s a unique way to spend time with friends or family, enjoy the challenge and zest of physical activity, and delight in the beauty of our spectacular valley. Next year oil up that bike, grab your

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Clark and Environment Minister Terry Lake launched BC Parks centennial celebrations today by announcing that parking will now be free in all provincial parks to encourage families to take advantage of our world-class parks system. “The parking meters are coming out and parking will be free, effective immediately, so that British Columbia's parks are even more welcoming for families,” said Premier Clark. “Our parks not only contribute to a healthy lifestyle and protect our environment, they are important to our economy. More park visitors mean more tourism dollars and more jobs for rural

Have you got some poems that you’d like to work on, but just never get around to it? What about that children’s story that you’ve been wanting to get published? That memoir of your travels? That half-finished novel? Or perhaps you want to start writing a blog? Does it seem like you can just never seem to find the time to write, or you can’t seem to finish anything you start? Joining a writer’s group might just provide the push that you need. Writer’s who belong to writers groups say there are many reasons to join: it provides motivation because you have to get something ready for the next meeting; you get inspiration from hearing others in your group read their work, and from their thoughtful suggestions about yours; you get support and encouragement from other writers; and you make connections and meet others who care about the written word. The list could go on. As this is a new group in the Valley, the members will determine the format and direction of the group. At the first

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British Columbians and we want to eliminate any barriers to using the parks.” The Province also announced a $500,000 Community Legacy Program to support communities while they celebrate the BC Parks centennial. The funding will be used to improve parks across the province. Community groups can apply for up to $20,000 for projects such as trail enhancements, improvements that support recreational activities or conservation of a park's ecology or cultural history. These projects will provide a lasting commemoration of BC Parks 100. “BC Parks are a part of who we are,” said Lake. “They help define us as British Columbians, and show that we care deeply about our environment and our planet. The new legacy fund looks to the future and the improvements we can continue to make, and it looks to the past 100 years by recognizing that com-

munity groups have played a key role in making the parks and protected areas system what it is today.” While we celebrate BC Parks 100, park visitors will be the ones getting the birthday gifts through a number of promotions throughout the year. Starting soon, people can share photos or stories from a BC Parks adventure at www. facebook.com/ YourBCParks and then go to www. bcparks.ca to submit their name for a random draw of a BC Parks birthday pack to make your next park visit more enjoyable. With 13.6 per cent of the province set aside as parkland and protected areas, B.C. has the second largest park system in Canada, second only to the national park system. Special events will be held in parks across the province all year, as BC Parks honours 100 years of conservation and recreation, from the snowy peak of Mount Robson to the tidal pools of Haida Gwaii.

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meeting, we will start with some free-fall writing exercises. Writers can talk about what they are working on, or what they want to start working on, they can read something they’ve been working on, or talk about a project they want to start working on. Maybe the group can start a blog or a wiki, organize workshops, invite local published authors – the only limit is our imagination. Writers will be able to perform their work for the public at the next “Word in the Valley” event, hosted by the Arts Council in October. In October, Chilcotin author and artist Chris Czajkowski will be the special guest. Chris will be spending the weekend in the Valley, showing her art and her books, and meeting and with the writer’s group. The first meeting of the Valley Writer’s Group will be May 29, 7:00 p.m. at The Art House. The group will continue to meet the last Sunday of the month. Please phone 250-799-5935 to register and for more information.

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The Bella Coola Parks & Recreation Commission is inviting Tenders for the installation of approximately 700 feet of fencing around the area around the ball field. The work will include fastening the fencing material to previously installed posts. All material will be provided. Installation to commence the week after closing date. Tender forms and further information is available 8:30-4:00 pm Tuesday to Friday at: Central Coast Regional District 626 Cliff St Bella Coola, BC Tel 250 799-5291 Fax 250 799-5750 Email: info@ccrd-bc.ca Closing date: 4pm, Friday, May 27, 2011 Lowest or any bid not necessarily accepted

Invitation to Tender The Bella Coola Parks & Recreation Commission is inviting Tenders for the construction of an Outhouse that will house a men’s and a women’s facility at the Walker Island Park site. Tender forms and further information is available 8:30 -4:00 pm Tuesday to Friday at: Central Coast Regional District 626 Cliff St Bella Coola, BC Tel 250 799-5291 Fax 250 799-5750 Email: info@ccrd-bc.ca Closing date: 4pm, Friday, May 27, 2011 Lowest or any bid not necessarily accepted


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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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Lost & Found Found: Blue Heeler X Terrier. Male, blue merle. Found by the 153 Mile Ranch. (250)3922179

Announcements

Employment

Employment

Employment

Services

Merchandise for Sale

Lost & Found

Career Opportunities

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Legal Services

$200 & Under

DENIED CANADA Pension Plan Disability Benefits? The Disability Claims Advocacy Clinic can help. Call Allison Schmidt at 1-877-793-3222. www.dcac.ca.

26” JVC TV with stand. Like new. $125. (250)392-2879 40 mini coda thrust electric trolling motor, with handle bar extension.$175.(250)392-3955 Colonial style queen size sofa bed and matching chair. $175. (250)392-5149 Craftsman self propelling lawn mover. Electric start with bag. $150. (250)392-5149 Elna 5 thread serger. Computerized, comes with extras. $125.(250)392-2879 Ladies Merrell Hikers. Size 9, worn 1 time. Asking $130 call (250)392-7577

Found: Border Collie X, black, male. Running down Likely road in 150 Mile area. (250)392-2179

Check Classifieds! Found: Border Collie X, black/white, female. Running down Likely Road in the 150 Mile area. (250)392-2179 Found: DLH female, white. 7 months old on Pigeon Road in the 150 Mile area. (250)3922179

Travel

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Travel SUNNY SPRING specials At Florida’s best beach, New Smyrna Beach. Stay a week or longer. Plan a beach wedding or family reunion. www.NSBFLA.com or 1-800541-9621

Employment Business Opportunities 100 MILE HOUSE Excellent opportunity. First Aid Contracting Co. Lock, stock and equipment. 3 mobile treatment centres, ready for work. Lucrative business, owner retiring. Serious inquiries only. Please call 250-395-1307 or after 6pm 250-706-2090. 80% COMMISSION Travel Only has 500 agents across Canada. Business opportunities with low investment, unlimited income potential, generous tax/travel benefits. Run your travel company, full-time, part-time from home. Register for free seminar, travelonly.ca, 1-800-608-1117, Ext. 2020. COKE AND candy vending route. Local Hi-Traffic locations.Earn $40K+ per year. Fast & safe investment return. Secure your future. Be the boss! Factory direct pricing 1-888-579-0892 Must Sell EXPAND YOUR financial future by marketing The Incredible KD Cloth. No fees, territories or minimums. Buy wholesale and sell retail. Learn more about the KD Opportunity at www.kdcloth.com.

Flower Store Wake up & smell the roses be your own boss! Existing 20 year old turnkey franchise available in Victoria. $49,900. Serious inquiries only to sellflowers505@gmail.com

Career Opportunities Lake City Ford has an immediate opening for a Body-Shop Production Manager. Duties include writing estimates, dealing with insurance companies, customer handling and managing shop floor. Compensation will depend on experience, full benefits and pension plan. Send resumes to: csmith@lakecityford.ca or mail to: 715 Oliver St., Williams Lake, BC V2G 1M9. Attention: Colin

M.I.C.S GROUP Of Health Services. View job ad at micsgroup.com Fax: 705-258-2645 r e s u m e s @ m i c s g r o u p. c o m Clinical Pharmacist: Permanent Full Time, $120,000$150,000+Benefits. To provide services and oversee three Hospital sites within MICs. Qualifications: Degree in Pharmacy (BScPhm, PharmD) Licensed with the Ontario College of Pharmacy. Recent current acute care/hospital pharmacy experience. SMALL CATTLE operation looking for ranch caretaker with cattle/horse experience. Winter feeding, spring calving, general ranch duties req’d. Home included as partial compensation. Monthly wage negotiable. Merritt, BC area. Call Don @604789-6047.

Education/Trade Schools AIRLINES ARE hiring. Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified. Housing available. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-818-0783 APARTMENT CONDOMINIUM Managers (CRM) home study course. Many jobs registered with us across Canada! Thousands of grads working! Government certified. 30 years of success! www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-665-8339, 604-6815456.

Help Wanted ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL Trainees Needed! Large & Small Firms Seeking Certified A&P Staff Now. No Experience? Need Training? Career Training & Job Placement Available. 1-888-424-9417 ADMIN ASSISTANT trainees needed! Large and small firms seeking admin staff! No experience? Need training? Career training and job placement available. 1-888-512-7116. ATTN. EMP Level 3 and EMR medics! Camp positions for projects in BC, Yukon and NWT. 3 yrs medic/cook exp an asset.Send resume to ken@alphasafety.net or fax to 403.352.6308

Auto Mechanic wanted. Automotive mechanic required for oilfield construction company. We want a journeyman mechanic preferably with Dodge truck experience. Your work schedule will be 5-10hr days. Call Lloyd @ (780)725-4430 Dozer & excavator operators required by a busy Alberta oilfield construction company. We require operators that are experienced and preference will be given to operators that have constructed oilfield roads and drilling locations. You will be provided with motels and restaurant meals. Competitive wages, bonus and transportation daily to and from job sites. Our work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call 780-723-5051. EXPERIENCED WELDERS, Hoe-chuckers, wheel loader operators and truck drivers. Queen Charlotte Islands. Full/part time positions. Contact Merewyn. Fax 1 250-5574306 Email: obracct@qcislands.net Heavy Duty Mechanic wanted. Heavy Duty Mechanic required. for oilfield construction company. Must be 3rd year to Journeyman, prefer a mechanic with Cat & or Hitachi experience. You will work in shop or field & be home virtually all nights. Call Lloyd @ (780)725-4430 HOMEWORKERS Get paid daily! Now accepting: simple full/part time data entry & online computer related work is available. No fees or charges to participate. Start today, www.BCWOC.com

LIVE, PLAY, work on the beautiful Sunshine Coast! Permanent, full-time employment for mechanic/welder, excavator operator, truck drivers. Fax resume to Direct Disposal 604-885-6669. L.S.MCLELLAN TRUCKING Cranbrook, BC Looking for Owner Operators with or without own equipment. We offer year round stable work, excellent work environment, flexibility, benefit pkg. You will need to have min 5 years exp, clean abstract, FAST card or passport, well maintained equipment. More info call Ken at 877-717-2988 or fax resume to 250-417-2982 or email ken@ lsmclellantrucking.com MEDICAL OFFICE doctors need medical office and medical admin staff! No experience? Need training? Career training & job placement available. 1-888-748-4126. MEDICAL OFFICE Trainees Needed! Hospitals & Dr’s Need Medical Office & Medical Admin staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Career Training & Job Placement also Available! 1-888-778-0459 NORTHWEST FABRICATORS Ltd. of Athabasca, Alberta currently has openings for structural fitters/welders. Shop based only in the town of Athabasca. Resume may be sent to main@nwfltd.net or faxed to 780-675-4970. Quesnel Industrial Transportation is currently hiring one driver for our flat deck division. Operate BC/AB. Steady year round work, health plan, above average pay with a well maintained fleet. 1 (250)992-2309 Quesnel Industrial Transportation is currently hiring experienced full time log truck drivers. Year round work available, health plan, above average pay with a well maintained fleet. Call 1 (250)9922309 Dennis START TODAY from home, Company needs both men & women, p/t & f/t, no experience needed. Your approval is instant and guaranteed. Get details at: www.BasicOnlineWork.com TECHNICIAN REQUIRED for General Motors dealership in Drumheller, Alberta. Licensed or experienced apprentice. Good health plan, new GM approved facility. Please fax or email resume to Service Manager; bob.thomas@westerngmdrumheller.com. Fax 403-823-7237.

The Lemare Group is currently seeking a hydraulic loader/hoe chucker, boom man & off highway truck driver for the North Vancouver Island area. Full time, union wages. Fax resume to 250-956-4888 or email: office@lemare.ca.

The Lemare Group is currently seeking contract coastal hand fallers for the North Vancouver Island area. Full time, union wages. Email resume to: office@lemare.ca or fax 250-956-4888. WANTED: Servers, bartenders, barrista’s & cooks @ Telegraph Cove Resorts Ltd. Send resume to Box 1, Telegraph Cove, BC V0N 3J0. Fax: 250-928-3105 or email: tcrltd@island.net. Attn: Taso.

The Lemare Group is currently seeking applicants for Production Accountant. The successful applicant will have a strong accounting background that might include 4th level CGA courses or better. Computer literacy is essential with Accpac, Word and Excel experience an asset. The successful applicant will have experience in the forest industry. Strong organizational skills are required to be effective in this busy environment. Competitive salary is commensurate with experience. Applicant must be willing to relocate to Port McNeill, Vancouver Island. Please fax resumes to 250-956-4888 or email to: ray@lemare.ca.

Traffic Control (flagger) 2 day training classes May classes KELOWNA 14/15. CHWK 18/19. Quesnel 25/26. KMLPS Jun 4/5. New $224.00 Renew $112.00 incl taxes, photo & manual go online www.roadsafetytcs.com or call 1-866-737-2389

Trades, Technical WELDERS SEEKING welders for custom manufacturing environment. Competitive wages, Benefits, RRSP’s & apprenticeship opportunities. Apply to: Do All Metal Fabricating, Estevan, SK. Email: jhoward@doallmetal.com Fax: 306-634-8389

Services

Health Products

ICBC, MVA’S, SLIP & FALL or Any Injury? MARCO D. CEDRONE Making The Difference in Personal Injury Claims! 24hrs.1-866-913-3110 Cascade Law Corporation

Pets & Livestock

Feed & Hay SMALL SQUARE bales, 60 Lbs, Alfalfa Grass Mix. well dried, shredded. $6.00 per bale, 25km west Williams Lake. App 400 left. 250-3031577,

Kenmore reconditioned gas stove, white. $275. Call Robert 250-392-7064 evenings

Livestock

$400 & Under

FULL BLOOD 2 yr old Limousin Bulls, quiet. Kerr’s Limousins. (250)846-5392

064 Stihl powersaw with full wrap handle bars. $400. (250)392-3955

Merchandise for Sale

Garden Equipment

Appliances 2007 Frigidaire washer and dryer. $400. (250)398-7287 Reconditioned washers/dryers stoves etc, 6mon. guarantee, will deliver in town. More info call Robert (250)392-7064 evenings or (250)305-6344 days.

$100 & Under 12” bike with training wheels. $50. (250)296-0007

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CAN’T GET up your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! 1-866-981-5991 DIABETES CHOLESTEROL Weight loss natural product for cholesterol, blood sugar and weight. Physician recommended, backed by human clinical studies with amazing results. Call to find out how to get a free bottle of Bergamonte! 888-470-5390

Financial Services

DEBT CONSOLIDATION PROGRAM Helping Canadians repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest, regardless of your credit. Steady Income? You may qualify for instant help. Considering Bankruptcy? Call 1-877-220-3328 FREE Consultation Government Approved, BBB Member $500 LOAN, no credit refused. Fast, easy and secure. 1-877776-1660 moneyprovider.com. GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com IF YOU own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits will lend you money: It’s that simple. Your credit / age / income is not an issue. 1-800-587-2161.

Legal Services CRIMINAL RECORD? Guaranteed record removal. 100% free information booklet. 1-8Now-Pardon 1-866-972-7366. Speak with a specialist. No obligation. www.PardonServicesCanada.com. A+BBB rating. 20+ yrs experience. Confidential. Fast. Affordable.

$300 & Under

5 cu. ft. freezer. (250)296-0007

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Gary Fisher BMX bike. Like new. $75. (250)392-5520 Reconditioned lawnmower. Call Robert 250-392-7064 afternoons or 250-305-6344 White Moffat electric stove. Good working condition. $75. (250)392-6617

Jacobsen 3 gang Reel mower. 1684-D, 3 cyl, hyd drive and lift. $3700. (250)398-6296 or 250-392-0312

Misc. for Sale A FREE telephone service Get your first month free. Bad credit, don’t sweat it. No deposits. No credit checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines today Toll-Free 1-866-884-7464. CAN’T GET up your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift. 1-866-981-6591. CHERRIES: JULIETTE or Carmine Jewel at $6.99/tree for full box of 90. Also Evans Cherry, Haskaps, Raspberries, Black Currants, Saskatoons, Sea Buckthorn. treetime.ca. or 1-866-873-3846

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Transportation

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Misc. for Sale

Mobile Homes & Parks

Cars - Domestic

Recreational/Sale

2003 PT Cruiser, 4 cyl, auto, full load, ex cond. Great on gas, 181,000 highway kms. $4495. 250-305-7307 or 250-989-1037 eves.

1991 Slumber Queen 10’ camper. 4 burner stove/oven, 3 way fridge, furnace, bathroom/shower, queen bed & 2 awnings. In nice shape. $4600. (250)3923955

DO-IT-YOURSELF steel buildings priced to clear - Make an offer! Ask about free delivery, most areas! Call for quick quote and free brochure - 1800-668-5111 ext. 170. HOT TUB covers & accessories. Lowest price, highest quality. All sizes and colours available. 1-888-611-7660. www.spasuppliesonline.ca. HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com SAWMILLS BAND Chainsaw - spring sale - Cut lumber any dimension, anytime. Make money and save money. In stock ready to ship. Starting at $1,195. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-5666899 Ext.400OT Silver Buyer in Town Now. Buying Old Coins, Collections, Silver, Sterling,Flatware, Gold, Jewelry, etc. 1-800-948-8816

Misc. Wanted WANTED: Old lever action Winchester ries and carbines. Call (250)791-6369 WE BUY silver in every form. Coins (16x 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 nger.com

Real Estate Acreage for Sale 20 ACRES $0 Down, $99/mo. only $12,900 near growing El Paso, Texas, 2nd safest U.S. City. Owner ďŹ nancing, no credit checks! Money Back Guarantee. Free color brochure 800-755-8953 www.sunsetranches.com BIG BEAUTIFUL Arizona land $99/mo. $0 down, $0 interest, Golf Course, Nat’l Parks. One hour from Tucson Int’l Airport. Guaranteed ďŹ nancing, no credit checks. Pre-recorded msg. 1-800-631-8164 Code 4001 sunsiteslandrush.com

Houses For Sale

WHOLESALE FACTORY DIRECT. Manufactured, Modular & Park models. Tremendous savings. Luxurious 1512 sq. ft home including delivery and installation only $ 109,950. Many other plans available. The Home Boys 877-976-3737 509-4819830 or www.hbmodular.com

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 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

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

Rentals

Motorcycles

Commercial/ Industrial

1971 Ironhead Sportster 1000 cc. Sport Bob tanks & fenders, dual disc front, black & chrome, fresh service. $6500 OBO. (250)392-6841 1983 FLHTC Electraglide Classic. 80ci, 5 spd, 20,564 kms. Tour pack and trailer kit. Collector plates, fresh service, new tires, chains, battery. $11,500 OBO. (250)392-6841

For lease or rent 1238 sq. ft. at 84(A) North Broadway, zoned service commercial, fenced compound area included, avail. immed. (250)392-3725

Housesitting

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 1994 Dodge Dakota. V6, ext. cab, 2Wd,standard, lots of new parts. $2450 OBO. Call 250-392-4366 or 250392-3697. Ask for Les.

2002 BMW

REASONABLE RATES. Responsible & Reliable. Minimum 2 weeks at a time. Cyndi (250)305-0306

Suites, Lower Level entry, 2bdr.suite in new home, high end subdivision, walking & biking trails off backyard, lots of parking, shared laundry, utilities included. $1,000/mo. 1 (250)305-6444

Transportation

Auto Accessories/Parts 18� new take offs. P275/65R18 Goodrich Rugged trail T/A. $500. Set of 4. (250)392-6680

Cars - Domestic 1955 Ford 4 dr. Town Sedan. V8, auto, good conditiom. Many new & spare parts. $4500.(250)392-6841 1966 Monaco 500. 2 drht, 383, auto, P/S, P/P. Clean interior, good body & glass, new brakes. $3500.(250)392-6841

F650 GS Dakar 60,447 kms $6000 OBO 250-440-5759

   

Ebike/scooter. Electric scooter, 500 watt, like new used very little. $900. Call evenings. (250)392-2441

Recreational/Sale 1996 Citation 5th Wheel. 26 feet, a/c, oak cupboards, winter package with hitch. Great shape.(250)398-3336

            



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EXQUISITE SANCTUARY Fabulous 2.26 private acres with creek in beautiful Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island. Enchanting 3600 sq.ft. 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom custom built 1995 home. Outstanding 57x40 shop with own bathroom, lots of parking. Features hardwood, tile throughout, custom cabinetry. Gas ďŹ replaces, stove, heat and hot water; ensuite with soaker tub. Thinking of a life style change? Move to Vancouver Island. Even better, move to Port Alberni, the Salmon Capital of the World! Visit www.albernihomes4u.ca for more information on this “one of a kindâ€? property. Asking $649,000 RE/MAX Mid Island Realty Port Alberni, B.C. John Stilinovic 250-724-4725 Toll Free 1-877-723-5660 House for sale. 2461 Douglas Drive, Hagensborg. 5 bdrms, 2 baths, 2200 sq. ft. Renovations, mature fruit trees. Never ooded. $244,900. Jim 250-799-5519

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