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The School District 27 board is continuing on with its Initial Options Report review despite a complaint about the process filed by the Russet Bluff Community Association and Kwaleen Parent Advisory Council with the Ombudsperson of British Columbia. In a joint press release Dec. 10, the parents and community association stated: “The board has not adopted criteria with respect to school closures, and the appropriate information is not being made readily available to the public. “Namely: the board has not explained why the schools slated for closure were selected and how cost savings will be realized by closing those schools. “The board has failed to demonstrate that it is giving adequate consideration to alternative proposals from the community or that there has been a genuine opportunity for those affected by a potential school closure to influence the decision; and that it has made reasonable efforts to engage all groups whose input is required.” At the regular school board meeting Tuesday, Tom Hoffman, Columneetza Secondary School parent advisory council chair, asked the board if it would change any of its proceedings in light of the submission to the ombudsperson. “I don’t think we would change any of the processes that have been set out,” responded secretary-treasurer Bonnie Roller. “The process was set out from day one. The board believes that the process is a good one and has moved forward through it with that intent. The complaint is from citizens but it is not going to change the process.” See INITIAL Page A3


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Duncan Barnett seeks NDP nomination Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Cariboo rancher Duncan Barnett has put his name forward as a possible NDP candidate for the riding of Cariboo North. “The time is right,” Barnett said during an interview at a Williams Lake coffee shop Tuesday morning. His three daughters, ages 22, 20 and 16, are growing up, and the youngest one has given him permission to put his name forward, he said. “Politics is a challenge that has always appealed to me. I enjoy politics, but have not always been an NDP member or had strong leanings that way. People might be surprised to hear I am putting my name forward to run for the party.” Over the last year Barnett has talked to the NDP leadership in the region and in the province and said he thinks the NDP has what he described as a “big tent.” “They are open to debate and discussion about issues. That appeals to me because I think we need some of that and I think leader Adrian Dix listens to his MLAs.” Not wanting to pinpoint any particular issues of interest to him, Barnett said he’s committed to the long-term health of the province. “My issues are not important, what’s important is representing people in this region and dealing with all the issues that are going to come forward. I’m reluctant to get tagged with a couple of issues.” He said he cares about what’s happening in rural B.C., about what’s happening with natural resource industries, has concerns about what’s happening for youth, seniors and Aboriginal People, but he’s reluctant

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Cariboo Chilcotin NDP candidate Charlie Wyse, provincial NDP vicepresident David Zirnhelt and Duncan Barnett, who has put his name forward to run for the NDP Cariboo North riding. to get pegged as a natural resources candidate because these days he’s also concerned with issues that have to do with people. “I’m not going into politics because of one or two issues,” he added. Barnett was a director with the Cariboo Regional District for a decade, an experience he said “taught him a lot.” He is a director with the B.C. Cattlemen’s Association, past-chair of the Invasive Species Council, and is presently chair of the Cariboo Cattlemen’s Association. “This year we had a series of field schools in the cattlemen’s association, focusing on forage. That’s our strength in this region, our forage production. I’m proud of the proactive work our regional association has done,” Barnett said, adding through those experiences he has worked with many communities and First Nations. When asked where he stands on the New Prosperity Gold-Copper Project, he said the riding he is pursuing is not in the Chilcotin. The NDP party has come out against the New Prosperity project,

Barnett confirmed, but added in the riding of Cariboo North mining is active and being explored. “I am certainly not opposed to mining and am very aware and appreciative that mining makes a big contribution to the economy of Cariboo North.” Mining, like all natural resource economies, are important to people living in the riding, Barnett said. Provincial NDP party

vice president and former NDP MLA David Zirnhelt said he welcomed Barnett to the NDP team. “I work on policy for the NDP and that’s one of the things that excites me about Barnett joining the NDP. We need people on our team with his background. He’s had his hands dirty being in business on the land for a long time,” Zirnhelt explained, adding Barnett’s willingness to join

is proof that the NDP is open to improvement in business. “We are a mixed economy party and believe the private sector has a huge role to play. Adrian Dix has been talking to business of all sizes across the province and has had some success in opening up dialogue.” During the past year, as he contemplated running for the NDP, Barnett said it was important for him to understand where Dix and the NDP are “coming from today” with respect to business. “I think it’s fair to say that any party that assumes governance of this province has to deal with the economy, has do deal with jobs. You can’t do the social stuff in isolation and Adrian Dix knows that. I think I have a clear role there because that is my background, small business, rural B.C. and natural resources.” Zirnhelt said the NDP looked at a dozen potential candidates and Barnett was the only one that put his name forward. The official nomination convention will take place Jan. 20.

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Teacher poverty challenge benefits food bank Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Without too much effort a poverty challenge in Williams Lake raised just over $5,500 for the Salvation Army Food Bank. “Some of the teachers raised money by donating $26 or more, but two teachers also tried to live off the $26 a week for groceries,” said organizer Shannon Rerie, a teacher at Columneetza secondary school. Rerie is also a member of the BCTF Committee for Action on Social Justice and said November was antipoverty month. “At a meeting in Prince George where we were coming up with some different

strategies around advocating for a poverty reduction plan and ideas were shared about activities different communities had planned,” Rerie said. She returned to Williams Lake and asked her colleagues what could be done locally and the $26 poverty challenge was the result. “A lot of people have heard about it. That’s what you’re basically left with for the week after you’ve paid rent, hydro, and all your other bills.” After receiving approval from School District 27, Rerie sent out an e-mail to schools suggesting they participate in the challenge of trying to survive on $26 a week

for groceries, “knowing full well” she couldn’t do it herself. “I get grumpy when I’m hungry and dealing with 120 teenagers and being really grumpy probably would not have gone over very well, but we have had a few teachers take it on and it’s been amazing. One woman’s written an article about it, but wants to remain anonymous. One of those teachers is also trying to see if she can continue for at least a month.” A few days into the challenge, Rerie received a phone call from a colleague at Williams Lake secondary school who suggested the two high schools, along with Peter Skene Odgen

school in 100 Mile House, participate to see which school could raise the most money. “The principals at WL and PSO had a side bet going and the losing school’s principal would have to wear the other school’s colours. It sort of took on a life of its own, the fundraising aspect of it, and of course there is such a competitive nature between the two big high schools in Williams Lake.” In the end Williams Lake secondary won, raising $2,55l. Columneetza raised $2,078, Glendale elementary school raised $260 and Nesika elementary school raised $40. See DONATIONS Page A4

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School District #27 superintendent Mark Thiessen, assistant superintendent Harj Manhas, education division secretary Brandy Nasuszny, Columneetza secondary school teacher Shannon Reerie and Salvation Army Captain Claudia Kadonaga at the food bank.

Marie Sharpe elementary replacement status explained Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer At least one parent wants to know what has happened to School District 27’s funding to replace Marie Sharpe Elementary School. Tom Hoffman, Columneetza secondary parent advisory council chair asked for clarification on the point during the school board’s regular meeting Tuesday. Hoffman asked the board what has happened to the $4 million

targeted for reconstruction of Marie Sharpe and the $800,000 spent to design the replacement school. He also asked if the insides of Marie Sharpe school can still be moved to Williams Lake secondary school and if funds ear-marked for Marie Sharpe could legally be used for other projects. Secretary-treasurer Bonnie Roller explained that funding for Marie Sharpe is sitting in a “restricted by min-

istry” account. Unlike local capital funds where the board has full control over expenses, she said the board must have permission from the Ministry of Education to spend restricted funds. Roller said the board has made a motion not to go ahead with replacing Marie Sharpe at this time which releases funding for other projects. “We believe that money will be eligible for us to use on other

projects,” Roller said. “That request would have to go into the minister, should a decision be made between now and when the money is spent.” She confirmed that $800,000 has been spent on a design for the new Marie Sharpe school and that the board will look at covering this cost out of the “restricted ministry” funds. The board could go forward and ask the Ministry of Education

to cover that cost or use the restricted money to cover the cost. The money sitting in the restricted account is technically the ministry’s money because the board has to have permission to spend it, she further explained. “The minister could say we have to cover that cost with the restricted money,” Roller explained. “The sale of Anne Stevenson school [now Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake] was $4 million

and that money was supposed to be used for the replacement of Marie Sharpe school specifically and the closure of one other school.” She explained that because of the economy and work being done by the present board on school options, a new elementary school is not needed in this area. “This was started in 2003, 2004,” she added. “The board feels the money would be better

spent in other areas.” The board’s Initial Options Report proposes closing Glendale, Kwaleen, and Wildwood elementry schools to address falling student enrolment and school underutilization problems. Roller also noted the option to move the “insides” of Marie Sharpe to WLSS is still possible. “It is legal for us to do this, as long as we have the minister’s permission in writing.

There will be one hard copy of the 300page summary available for people to come in and read if they don’t have a computer, she said, adding if new submissions come from the public, they will be added as

they arrive. Roller said the 10year facility plan does talk about other options that were put forward in prior years that the present board considered when preparing the Initial Options Report.

Initial Options Report summary released Continued From Page A1 Roller also announced that two things will be made available to the public on the school district’s website — a 300-page summary of public

stakeholder feedback regarding the Initial Options Report and the 10-year facility plan prepared by a previous board. Comments made by the trustees are not recorded, they know what they said, the

purpose of the meetings were to hear from the public, Roller said. The board’s summary is 1,500 pages and contains the Initial Options Report, and other reports produced by previous boards, information

break down including public meetings, think-tanks, guiding principles, motions, reports, and some confidential staff meeting information. “In your e-binder you will see some things that are closed

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Accident victim named Rosk was the driver of a northbound vehicle that was in a head-on collision with a southbound pickup truck on Highway 97 on the morning of Dec. 7. Rosk was transported by ambulance to hospi-

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Donations to go a long way Continued From Page A3 Those funds will go to the Salvation Army food bank in Williams Lake, while an additional $800 raised by the school board office will go to the food bank in 100 Mile House. While the fundraising demonstrates “great” social responsibility, food banks were developed 30 years ago as a “band-aid” solution to a temporary problem, Rerie said. “Food banks are going stronger than ever and more used than ever and the government has come to rely on them. They have to be there, they are no longer a temporary solution to a problem.” She has been encouraging BCTF members to sign a peti-

tion on www.firstcall. org, which ranks B.C. as having the second worst child poverty in Canada. “We see that every day in the schools. I have granola bars in my classroom constantly. We have kids coming to school without eating, without adequate clothing, or no winter jackets. We see it all the time as teachers,” Rerie said. “They don’t know necessarily that they are so bad off, that’s just how they think everybody lives. We run the breakfast program here because kids need to eat healthy food on a regular basis.”

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out of a week, because they are focused on the next meal, never mind working their way out of poverty.” Smiling Rerie calculated the cost of one food hamper is $175, and said the donation should go a long way, and the neat thing is it did not take a lot of effort to raise the funds. Students had fun participating through a ‘pay to play day’ at Columneetza secondary school where students brought in spare change and at Williams Lake secondary there were pizza sales. Next year Rerie hopes they can raise $10,000.

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Bernice and Harris Wilkinson awoke Dec. 8 to discover their vehicle had been stolen from their driveway on Pigeon Avenue overnight. Church on Sundays, but as a result of the car theft, weren’t there last Sunday. “He’s been walking up to the mail boxes to post the mail. Mom does a lot of corresponding,” their daughter Rose Wilkinson said. “Dad has sustained a couple of broken hips in the last two years so the car has been his main mode of getting around.” The Wilkinsons have been married for 63 years and have lived in Williams Lake all that time, where they raised six children.

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Harris arrived in Williams Lake to work at the powerhouse generating station, where he stayed for three years until he joined the army, serving overseas in places such as England, Belgium, Holland and Germany during the Second World War. His car has veteran license plates, said his daughter Lillian Mikkelsen. “I can’t say it’s the first time I’ve had a car stolen,” Harris recalled. In the 1950s someone stole a little black car of his.

“A friend called and asked why our car was parked on Carson Avenue out in front of their house. They asked if Harris had tried to take it up Carson Drive and couldn’t make it,” Bernice said chuckling. Prior to the car theft last weekend, the only other incidents they have experienced since moving to Pigeon Avenue in 2008, were an egg being thrown at the house a few months ago, a first-aid kit was stolen from the glove compartment of the Dynasty a few months ago, and Har-

ris noticed someone had been checking the gas tank to see how much gas was in the Dynasty. “I guess they pried it open and after that it didn’t lock anymore,” Harris said. Loss of the car has hampered the Wilkinsons’ independence, they said. There are not too many 93-year-old drivers, Harris agreed, but said he has received a notice every second year since he turned 80, requesting a doctor’s note declaring he is fit to drive. “Last time the doctor charged me $75 to tell me I could drive,” he added. Rose said it’s sad that innocent people have to pay for things in more ways than one. “It’s been emotional, financial and the actual physical fact that the car is gone. They will probably only get about $500 after the deductible. ICBC won’t reimburse him for the tools, he’ll have to go through house insurance for that.” The theft was reported to the Williams Lake RCMP on Dec. 8, but so far the car has not surfaced. “It was an old car, but it got us around,” Harris said.

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• Publisher/Sales Mgr. Lisa Bowering • Editor Erin Hitchcock 250-392-2331 ext 243 editor@wltribune.com Free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad. - Albert Camus

Council wants to encourage dialogue

A big thanks to government workers

t’s always good to have faceto-face meetings with the senior levels of government, and I was part of such a meeting this week with Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour Pat Bell, MLA Donna Barnett, 100 Mile House Mayor Mitch Campsall, and the Premier’s Chief of Staff. The three Beetle Action Coalitions met with Bell Monday in VictoFrom the ria. I was Mayor’s there repChair resenting the Kerry Cook Cariboo Chilcotin BAC. The three BACs represent approximately 70 per cent of the province. We had a positive, productive meeting about rural BC issues. Expect more news in January. I heard a comment recently that the TNG delegation shouldn’t have been allowed to appear before Council. I strongly disagree. This is an open council who wants to encourage dialogue and partnerships, and we were honoured to receive such a large and passionate group of people into council chambers. This is too important of a project not to be able to discuss and find opportunities to work together for the betterment of all communities. Sometimes we have to agree to disagree. There’s been a lot of inaccurate information and emotion out there over recent information requests from the federal review panel to Taseko about the mine. These requests do not mean the review process is over, or that the mine has been denied. Taseko has submitted a huge amount of information, and requests for clarification are to be expected. The process is working. We know this mine will have a rigorous review, and that residents of the Cariboo-Chilcotin will have their say at the panel hearings. We must let the process unfold as it should. More than 600 people were served at the Yuletide dinner at the Ramada Convention Centre. A big thank you to Vanessa Riplinger at the CDC, the Ramada, the Rotary Club, and all of the volunteers who served, cleaned, and entertained at the dinner. It was a great way to start the Christmas season! Kerry Cook is the Mayor of Williams Lake.

ver the past few months I’ve been working on a number of very complex files, and I’m very appreciative of the support I’ve received from our public sector employees. I could not do my job as your MLA if I was not provided with such timely and thoughtful assistance on an ongoing basis. Whether I need briefings on emerging topics, the attendance of senior staff at either MLA private Musings or public Bob Simpson meetings, or help with individual constituent issues, I’ve found our local public service managers and staff ready and willing to help. Even more so now that I’m free from the partisan politics that parties foist on our governance structures, which can make our public service hesitant to assist individual MLAs for fear of reprisal. Few of us can imagine the pressures put on our public servants. They are the ones who have to roll with the changes created by politicians without their input, both when government changes hands and when the government attempts to redefine itself in advance of an election, as we are seeing now. They must also deal with people who are mad at the lack of common sense in government decisions, the lack of resources to assist people in need, and the lack of resources to simply do their job to the level the public expects. The public service is also an easy scapegoat for politicians who want to distance themselves from the implications of their budget and spending decisions. I’m sure we’ll see lots of blame placed on the public service as the BC Liberals try to balance the budget on the backs of public servants next spring in advance of the May election. Despite all of these pressures, I believe the vast majority of our public servants do everything they can to serve the public interest to the best of their ability with increasingly fewer resources. I want to publicly thank them for that and let them know that I appreciate their efforts. Bob Simpson is the Independent MLA for Cariboo North.

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Food and toy drive Saturday A total of 269 applications have been made for food hamper assistance in Williams Lake this Christmas, says Salvation Army Cpt. Claudine Kadonaga. A total of 256 children are also on this year’s gift list. In Williams Lake the Salvation Army is seeing more and more people who are holding down two, at times even three, part-time jobs; and still cannot make ends meet, Kadonaga reported this fall. This Saturday, the 10th annual Tribune Food and Toy Drive offers an opportunity for the whole community to come together to help the Salvation Army make Christmas a little brighter for those in need this

season. A gift for a child, donation of nonperishable food, or money donation will be rewarded with a gift from one of 50 participating local businesses. In exchange for donations people will get to pick an envelope (one per family) from our Christmas tree. Donors will also have a chance to have their names put into the draw to win one of four grand prizes: mechanical labour donated by 150 M&S Tire and Service; a half-day spa package donated by Eloquence Spa; a gold chain donated by Excelsior Jewellers; or a round trip for two to Vancouver donated by Pacific Coastal Airlines. As in past years, a fleet of trucks

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Observe and transform ourselves Editor: Nero fiddling while Rome Burned? Canadians “fiddling” while the world burns “unlimited” Canadian fossil fuels? Count on greater severe extreme weather related damages. Pontius Pilate washed his hands “clean” seeing the people condemn Jesus for crucifixion. Told we contribute only three per cent of deadly GHG’s (green house gases) to the global climate, Canadians aren’t purified. We don’t/won’t count every barrel of oil, every ton of coal, every cubic foot of natural gas Canada sells in foreign marketplaces as Canada’s GHGs. Condemning China and India soothes Canadian ears. Conservatives, Liberals, NDP are determined to sell Canadian fossil fuels abroad. Crucify China, India, Japan, I just wanted to send some metaphorical roses to a great many people. My name is Maureen and I have a great many thank you roses to send to the numerous people who played a part in saving my life on Nov. 7 this year. I don’t remember anything of that morning besides pulling out of my driveway and then awakening in the ER of Cariboo Memorial Hospital. I was the driver of the Toyota pickup that was removed from the wreckage by Search and Rescue. I want to thank the people who called 911, the RCMP who responded, the Search and Rescue personnel who cut me from the wreckage, the paramedics who got me to the hospital, and the nurses and Dr. Delene Wasserman who were able to put me back together and get me back to my family. If you were in any way involved and I have missed you, count you among my thanks. An eternal rainfall of roses upon you all. Maureen Streeter A huge bouquet of roses to Hub International Barton Insurance who once again put on a great Christmas dinner, the young singers that sang carols - they were beautiful. To the RCMP in their red serge who served the tables with good humour and for Santa Claus with her great HOHOHO. We missed the RCMP singing Christmas carols. We enjoyed every minute of it. Thank you. Dick and Nola Poole

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U.S. and others. We “externalize” Canadian GHGs to others who burn fossil fuels bought from Canada. No one on our planet is immune to indiscriminate GHGs from Canada. It’s not possible to wash GHG “blood” off Canadian hands. Harper’s $21 billion OK for Nexus and Progress Energy hinges on delivering pipelines. Degrading environmental protection, the Navigational Act, Fisheries Act, eliminating environmental reviews “improves” the process. Withdrawing Canada from the Kyoto Accords helps. Kent says not to worry. Canadian Association of Petroleum Products (CAPP), Canadian Energy Pipeline Association(CEPA), Coal Association of Canada(CAC), Canadian Gas Association(CGA), Canadian business chambers of commerce, Conservatives, Liberals,

NDP, expect “net benefit.” They download all the risks and damages and costs onto the general public worldwide. Canadians may be the last to acknowledge Canadian originated GHG fossil fuels are destroying the foundations of human life. Like Nero, Pilate, and Harper in our mega-fossil fuel state of Canada, we “fiddle” and “wash” our hands clean. Care according to our ability... develop our willingness to function/participate/contribute/create a socially “just” sustainable habitable planet...with peaceful loving kindness. By observing ourselves and transforming with awareness, we can stop “fiddling” and “washing” our hands.

Dozens of roses to Tom Bunn! People may have seen Tom pedalling on his bike with his dog riding with him. What you might not know is that Tom and his dog kept South Lakeside Drive neat and clean by picking up messes left by inconsiderate people. Not only did he clean up litter on the street, but he sent his trained dog down into the ditches to bring up bottles, cans, and debris. Your good deeds are very much appreciated, Tom. It was so good to look out my front window and be able to enjoy the view. Thank you very, very much! Jeanne Suttis

Gastroscope for our hospital. Hough Memorial Society Verla Atchison

Roses to the Cariboo Chilcotin Metis association for seeing a need in the Wildwood Area for an after school child minding service. This was a much needed service. Thank you! Cassie Blain Roses to the Wildwood Community Association and all it’s members for their continued support and active participation with the Wildwood School. Thank You! Cassie Blain The Hough Memorial Society wishes to send a huge bouquet of roses to the Royal Canadian Legion for their generous donation of $2,000 toward the purchase of a

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Salvation Army ramps up for Christmas The Salvation Army will be delivering Christmas food hampers to 269 individuals and families next week, says Cpt. Claudine Kadonaga. Along with this 256 children will receive toys and age-appropriate gifts, thanks to donations from the community. She says the food hampers and toys will be distributed on Thursday, Dec. 20 out of the Salvation Army dining room at 272 Borland Street between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   Given recent high profile thefts within the Salvation Army in other

parts of Canada, Kadonaga explains that all food and toy donations received in Williams Lake are utilized in the Williams Lake Food Bank, stored locally, and are under the direct supervision of the Williams Lake Corps officers.  The Salvation Army continues to collect toys, food and cash donations for the Christmas Cheer program right up until Christmas and beyond. Food bank manager Sabrina Silvey says the greatest need is for nonperishable high protein foods such as canned tuna, ham, salmon, pork and beans, and all kinds

of beans. She says there is also a need for meals in a can such as chilli and beef stew. Other items of greater need on the list include peanut butter, oatmeal, powdered milk, tomatoes, tomato sauce and pasta. The hardest group to buy gifts for are teens. This year Kadonaga says there are 56 teens ages 13 to 18 in need of gifts. She suggests people purchase a small stocking stuffer such as chocolates and a gift certificate for a store where teens can make choices on gifts such as clothing, make-up, sporting goods, electronics, etc.

The children’s gift list includes 10 children under one year of age; 31, ages 1 to 2; 34, ages 3 to 4; 37, ages 5 to 6; 37, ages 7 to 8; 36, ages 9 to 10; and 25, ages 11 to 12. This Saturday between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. the Williams Lake Tribune hosts its 10th annual food and toy drive in co-operation with local businesses. In exchange for donations to the Salvation Army food bank donors receive a gift certificate donated by a local business. People may also put their names in a draw box for one of four grand prizes.

Crime reduction plan developed Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Williams Lake city council has passed a number of resolutions to tackle crime. At its Dec. 4 regular meeting, council brought forward a number of items passed during an in-camera session to address crime and safety in the city. “A number of items came out of a meeting of council with RCMP Inspector Warren Brown last week where we were discussing how to support the RCMP to

make our city a safer community,” Mayor Kerry Cook said. The items include helping develop a harmreduction strategy for weapons of choice used in crimes, such as machetes and bear spray. Council also directed staff to limit vehicle access to the vacant area known as the “Dairy Fields,” located between Glendale elementary school and Seniors Village. The city’s community policing will be encouraged to reinstate the Court Watch program.

“This is part of the community policing that was active in the past,” said Coun. Surinderpal Rathor. “There are a number of things that we’re trying to do as a council to improve the current situation and one of the things is having active court watch volunteers in the courts,” Cook said. “The volunteers would be recognizable, would report out, and media would be there. It would be a way of having another set of eyes there for accountability for what’s going

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From left, Tatla Lake’s Patrick King, Williams Lake’s Ryan Epp, and Tatla Lake’s Bing and Lars Satre combined to race in this year’s Baja 1000 in Ensenada, Mexico. The group went on to surpass its goal of finishing, bringing home a fourth-place result in the 450cc and over class.

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Tomahawks host Stamps The Lac La Hache Tomahawks will be looking for some redemption Dec. 15 at home after a 6-4 loss to the Williams Lake Stampeders Dec. 1. The two teams are currently battling for the top spot in the Central Interior Hockey League’s East Division. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at the Rolf Zeis Memorial Arena.

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Locals combine to race Baja 1000 Greg Sabatino Tribune Staff Writer With little to no idea what to expect, things couldn’t have gone much better when a group of local motorcycle riders travelled to Ensenada, Mexico in November to race in the Baja 1000. The Baja 1000, a long distance off-road race featuring various classes on the same track including motorcycles, buggies, trucks and more, stretches across Mexico’s Baja California peninsula for nearly 1,100 miles. It’s widely considered one of the craziest off-road races in the world. Not only did Tatla Lake’s Patrick King, Lars Satre and Bing Satre and Williams Lake’s Ryan Epp finish, they finished fourth overall in the 450cc and over class. Combined, the group rode for 30 hours and 19 minutes straight. “It started with Bing,” King said. “He’s been looking for guys to do the race and he’s wanted to do it all his life but no one’s ever really committed to it. He asked me and I thought about it, and told him I’d be in for sure. Then Lars Satre joined the team — he’s Bing’s nephew — and Ryan joined up when I was at the Overlander XC in Williams Lake here.”

King said the group arrived a few days early in order to get acquainted with the area. “No one’s really been down there, none of us had raced Baja before and none of us had even rode in the desert before so it was a totally new experience,” he said, adding they’d been given a pre-run course map to help them get familiar with the track. King, who was slated to ride the first 350 miles of the race, decided to test out the team’s 650cc over the first section. “It didn’t work very well,” he said. “I was carrying two jerrycans and a back pack, didn’t know where I was going, when one of the jerrycans cracked and started leaking all over me. Plus, the bike was draining fuel. It wasn’t a good start, and I was kind of wondering what we were doing out in the desert.” It took King 11 hours to get through the first 350 miles of pre-run — leaving little to no time for the rest of the team to pre-run their sections of the race. “We decided to go with the 450cc — which was a Honda CRF 450x — and it was a lot lighter and worked out,” he said. “But we didn’t even make it half way down the peninsula because we had to drive back to the start to get ready for the race [Nov. 14-

17].” With no goals in mind other than to complete the race, the group set out with King riding the first leg. He added each rider faced a unique challenge in each of their sections of the race. “We went down there with no expectations, really,” King said. “We just wanted to say we’ve done it. Our game plan was to ride smart, consistent and fast — within our level — and everyone did that really well. No one had any crashes and no one had any bad accidents. They all finished great.” Adding to the challenge for Epp and Bing was riding at night on a course they’d never been on before. “For how unprepared we were it couldn’t have gone any better,” Epp said. “Lars and I were completely blind. “I rode a 50-mile section right after Bing, and then Lars got on for a bit, and I rode from about the 780-mile marker to the 1,006mile marker, then Bing got on to ride it in. It was just under 300 miles, the section I rode.” Both Epp and King described challenges in each of their sections of the race. The most obnoxious came in the form of ‘whoops.’ “Both Patrick and I had like 30

miles of whoops, which are just like four to five feet deep,” Epp said. “Just the monotony of it was tough. It goes on forever, then you see a mile marker and realize you’ve only gone five miles. You’ve got to ride what you can see and not worry about the rest of it — just focus on the 10 feet in front of you and don’t think about how much further you’ve got to go.” Epp added the highlight for him was seeing all of the locals cheering the racers on through all hours of the night. “That was pretty cool,” he said. “I rode from 4 a.m. until about 10 a.m. and they were up at 4 a.m. still cheering you on. It was crazy.” In order to communicate with the team King’s girlfriend, Jessica Boomer, followed behind the team in a pace truck while the rest of the team rested. Back home at Tatla Lake, King’s mom Audrey was relaying the team’s progress through an online GPS tracking system. “Everyone did awesome in the race,” King said, noting plans may already be in motion for next year’s race. “But this was kind of a trial run. Next year our plan is to take it a notch up and maybe try to get a little bit better.”

The Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association hosts its annual Williams Lake Atom House Tournament at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Several local teams will be in action throughout the weekend.

Friday, Dec. 28 to Sunday, Dec. 30

Cariboo Canucks Hockey Club All-Native Tournament The Cariboo Canucks hockey club are hosting its tournament at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex with four divisions: competitive, recreational, 40+ masters and women’s. Prize money, in the competitive division, and hoodies in other divisions, will be awarded to winning teams. Registration is required by Dec. 21. For more information contact Cecil Grinder by phone at 250-305-6600 and/or 250267-2189, or by e-mail at itsgoodmedicine@hotmail.com.

Saturday, Jan. 5 and Sunday, Jan. 16 Female U16 High Performance Camp

BC Hockey is hosting one of its three regional female U16 high performance camps at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in Williams Lake. The camp aims to introduce high level hockey to eligibile players to on- and off-ice aspects of the game. For more information visit http://www. bchockey.net/HighPerformance/ FemaleHPUnder16.aspx.


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Monday Night Bowling League (Dec. 10) MGD - 37 El Paso Wipo - 22 Charlie’s Angels - 32 Margs Devils - 20 Pirates - 29 Loonies - 14 Spare Parts - 29 Inter Mill Hockey League Standings (as of Dec. 9) Team GP W L T PTS Gibraltar Copper Kings 9 8 1 0 16 West Fraser Sawmill 9 6 3 0 12 Lakeview Lumber 9 4 4 1 9 Gibraltar Copper Barons 10 2 7 1 5 Mount Polley Mine 9 2 7 0 4 Williams Lake Recreational Hockey League (standings to week 11, Dec. 7) A Div: GP W L T F A PTS Cariboo Canucks 10 6 3 1 70 62 13 Grey Fox 11 5 5 1 62 57 11 Stone T-Birds 10 4 4 2 60 57 10 Duff’s MH 9 3 6 0 46 60 6 B Div: GP W L T F A PTS O-Netrix 10 10 0 0 86 29 20 Pioneer Log Homes 10 8 2 0 68 35 16 Sight & Sound 10 4 6 0 53 57 8 Toyota 10 4 6 0 44 70 8 Buffalo Creek 10 2 8 0 39 61 4 Firemen 10 2 8 0 27 65 4 Boston Pizza Friday Club 55+ Bowling League (Dec. 7) W-5 - 34 The Connection - 25 Gutter Dusters - 32 The Originals - 24 The Fix Is In - 31 Golden Girls - 22 100 Mile Strikers - 28 Help! - 21 Oom Pa Pa - 26 Elks - 17 Williams Lake Super League of Curling (as of Dec. 11) Team W L Credit Union 2 4 4 PMT Chartered Accountants 4 4 Tolko Log Truckers Association 4 4 Credit Union 1 4 4 Once again there is a four-way tie in the WL Super League of Curling. In Tuesday night’s play Credit Union 1 narrowly defeated PMT, 8-7. Credit Union 1 was up two in the last end. Ron Bisaro made a double takeout against three to only give up one for the win. Tolko, for the third time, went into extra ends and stole the victory with a draw to the button for a 5-4 win over Credit Union 2. Tuesday’s Commercial Bowling League (as of Dec. 11) Heartland Toyota - 39 Investors Group - 29.5 Overlander - 36 Mr. Sqwiegee - 27 Pam’s Place - 30 Cariboo Bowling Lanes - 21.5 Weatherby’s Roofing - 30 YBC Youth Bowling League (Dec. 2) Pee Wee Division Dawson McFarlane - 113 single - 20 pins over average Dawson McFarlane - 207 double - 72 pins over average Junior Division Bradley Clearwater - 252 single - 109 pins over average Bradley Clearwater - 495 triple - 66 pins over average Ian Lanford - 228 single - 100 pins over average Ian Lanford - 465 triple - 81 pins over average Abby West - 132 single - 43 pins over average Abby West - 304 triple - 37 pins over average Senior Division Kyry Morrison - 314 single - 135 pins over average Kyry Morrison - 674 triple - 137 pins over average Thursday Night Bowling League (as of Dec. 7) Total Chaos - 37 The Strike Outs - 27 Blackys - 30 On Strike - 26 Bowl Dogs - 29 Four Cougars & A Cub - 22 Split Enz - 29 Team Awesome - 17 Foxy 5 - 27

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Williams Lake Blue Fins swimmer David Russell takes part in the team’s home mini meet held late October at the Sam Ketcham Memorial Pool. This weekend, the Blue Fins are sending 23 swimmers to the Kamloops Classic Swimming Club’s MJB Law CLassic.

Blue Fins splashing to Kamloops for weekend swim meet The Williams Lake Blue Fins are off to Kamloops this weekend for the Kamloops Classic Swimming Club’s MJB Law Classic Dec. 14-16. Blue Fins coach Chad Webb said the club has 23 swimmers attending the meet — the largest number to attend in years. “Our goal is to fin-

ish in the top 10 — we were 14th last year — and try to make second swims into finals,” Webb said. “The meet has more than 500 swimmers from some of the best clubs in Western Canada with the University of Calgary and many Vancouver teams attending.” Webb said the meet

will be the first big test for the club and added he’s confident the work his swimmers have put in will pay off in the form of personal best swims. “Our goal at this point in our season is to move up in our rankings and place as many swimmers as possible in the top 16 for second swims,” he said.

“The swimmers will have a short break after this for Christmas and then will get ready for provincial trials and provincials in February and March.” The Blue Fins will host its annual swim meet in March, just before Spring Break. For Kamloops meet results check a future Tribune.

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100 Mile approved for junior ‘B’ team Ken Alexander 100 Mile Free Press 100 Mile House Wranglers Junior B Hockey Club president Tom Bachynski got an early Christmas present on Dec. 6. That’s when he heard that 100 Mile will have a Junior B hockey team in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League in 2013. Noting he was letting people know about the bidding process for the annual Celebration of Lights fundraiser at Central GM that night, Bachynski says he was in the middle of his introduction when his cell phone rang. “... my phone rings and it was one of the teams I knew was going to vote ‘yes’ for us, so I answered in and he said, ‘I don’t have the phone number for the conference call, do you have it?’ I didn’t have it on me, so I had to run upstairs and get it for him. “Then around [7:40 p.m.], I got a text mes-

sage from the league our success and then saying we were in. It we’ve got to get down was a 15-2 vote, so it to work.” was an overwhelming Bachynski says the ‘yes’ to let us in.” club’s executive will be This is how the Wran- getting together to map glers learned its bid to out a plan of attack. purchase the Penticton “Certainly, we need Lakers was approved by to do a couple of things. the league. Bachynski We have to bolster our was absolutely ecstatic numbers ... we need to about the results. get some more volunIt was a far different teers, and we have some emotion for Bachyn- fundraising we have to ski than the one he had do because we have to in early May when he raise a bunch of money.” learned the Revelstoke The local club purGrizzlies would be stay- chased the Penticton ing in that community Lakers from the Okanaand not coming to 100 gan Hockey Academy, Mile House. but because the franMeanwhile, the club chise is run by the OHA, president notes they still the Wranglers got none have one more hurdle to of the club’s assets in get over before it’s offi- the exchange. cial that the Lakers fran“This is like a scratch chise is being handed franchise because [the over to the Wranglers. Lakers] is run by a The club now has to hockey school and it reget approval from Hock- leases the players at the ey BC, he explains. end of each season. Hockey BC has “We have to buy evrarely, if ever, denied a ery stick, every piece franchise move, he says, of tape, every shin pad adding that if the league – whatever, we have to says it’s good, it’s done. buy it all. We have some “We’re going to take plans for some great a few days and revelTrim: in 5.81” fundraising ideas next

year, but we’re going to be leaning on the community to help us get there. I think we’re going to do it with value added products ... it will all work out.” He adds they intend to have a spring camp to look at players they can pick up for next season. “Really we have to put our nuts and bolts for our [club] together, so we’re ready to go. In my mind, I see a window of about three months that we have to be about as ready as we can be, so we can take the summer to develop our hockey program to be ready for the main camp in August.” Bachynski says the club has marketing plans and will be talking to the 300 or so folks who have already committed to purchasing season’s tickets in the new year. “Right now, we just need to enjoy the moment. It’s been a long journey and it’s had lots of ups-and-downs, and last night was the best

Christmas gift we could have asked for.” Meanwhile, Bachynski says the local club wishes the Penticton Lakers all of the best for the rest of the season. “We apologize to the fans of the Penticton Lakers, but it is business and we certainly look forward to the team moving up here,” he adds. “Okanagan Hockey Academy has been an unbelievably good partner through this process and with Andy Oakes, who has been their lead man, we have nothing but good things to say about him and that organization.” The final purchase completion date for the franchise is 10 days after the league is finished for the season, and AD MAT SHELLS Bachynski says that is when the second cheque goes in.

Scout Island Nature Centre The Scout Island Nature Centre, on behalf of the children, their families and other visitors who will use the new footbridge, wishes to recognize and thank the following for their in-kind donations, financial assistance for the construction and volunteer help. A special thank you to Daryl Taylor of Celtic Engineering for providing his professional engineering services, supervision by his staff and other in-kind donations. Other contractors who contributed in-kind donations include: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10)

ARK Services Ltd. Phil and Rod Blake Eldorado Log Hauling Dev Ray Excavating John Johnstone Contracting Likely Xats’ull Community Forest United Concrete & Gravel Ltd. Caribou Interior Crane Services Rona Home Centre Davis Environmental

Financial assistance was received from: 1) The Scout Island Nature Centre Trust Account of the Williams Lake Field Naturalists (thanks to the many donors who donated to this account) 2) The Joint Committee of the Central CRD and the City of Williams Lake Thank you to the volunteers from the Williams Lake Field Natuarlists who helped construct the bridge.

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK Saturday, Dec. 15

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Williams Lake dancers, Gil McCall and Madge Struthers, prepare to jump into a square at the Dollar Dollar Store.

Williams Lake Square Dance Caller Nick Turner sings ‘squarols’ for the dances held at at Save-On Foods.

There they go “a squarolling” Mary Anne Turner Special to The Tribune When Christmas carolling is combined with square dancing, an enjoyable activity is created that the local square dance club calls ‘squarolling.’ On Friday, Dec. 7, the Williams Lake Square Dancers were welcomed at Save-On Foods to spread a little Christmas joy. Using a little covered wagon that had been retrofitted to hold the audio equipment and microphone, caller Nick Turner, sang Christmas carols while the dancers kicked up their heels. Customers and staff members could be seen tapping their toes and there were smiles all around. Like true carollers, Turner and his dancers then travelled to another location - the Dollar Dollar Store. Again they sang and danced and this time some of the store staff members asked if they could join in the fun. Store owners, Carl Johnson and Katalin Szauer as well as employee Debra Mailhiat, quickly mastered a few square dance steps and were whirling around the floor in

no time. To wrap up their weekend of Christmas cheer, the Williams Lake Square Dancers met on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Child Development Centre for their annual Christmas dinner and dance. Approximately 50 people attended and the club was especially pleased to have their new dancers attend the party and show off their newly acquired dancing skills. Club president, Marie Gibbons, commented: “It was a pleasure to see the new people dancing confidently and with broad smiles on their faces.” The club will not be dancing over the Christmas holidays but they will be start up again on Jan. 3, 2013. Square dancing is a great way to start a new year! Fun, exercise and friendship. For information about the Stampede Whirlaways Square Dance Club, go to their website at www. wmslk.squaredance.bc.ca For more information contact: Nick and Mary Anne Turner Square Dance Caller/Round Dance Cuer Williams Lake Square Dance Club, 250-392-2432, mturner@ telus.net

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New dancer, Cathy Davidson, shares a dance at the Christmas party with experienced dancer, Randy Morgan.

The Williams Lake Community Band will be performing in the Williams Lake city council chambers Friday, Dec. 14 starting at 7 p.m. “This concert is always a guaranteed fun time to be had by anyone young or old,” says band director Michael Butterfield. “Be prepared to be entertained and enlightened by this year’s

program, which will feature some very special guests, including renowned author Sage Birchwater, vocalists George White, Harry Jennings, Suzanne Butterfield, and guitarist Brian Sawyer,” Butterfield says. He says all proceeds from this concert will go to local charities, so please bring non-perishable food items and/or cash donations.

The Tribune’s Annual Food and Toy Drive for the Salvation Army’s Food Bank and Christmas cheer program happens this Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring new toys or nonperishable food items to the Tribune office at 188 North Second Avenue and exchange your donation for a prize envelope sponsored by one of 50 participating local businesses. For more information on all of the participating businesses supporting the project pick check out today’s Tribune and the Tribune Weekend. The editions will include a last minute gift guide by participating businesses, along with a list of donated prizes and advertised holiday shopping bargains.

Thursday, Dec. 13 Peter Panic wrap this week

The Maranatha Players wrap up their 11th annual musical, Peter Panic, this week at the Maranatha Christian School Theatre. Tickets are available at Wise Owl Toys and Maranatha Christian School. Show times are at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14 and at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Dec. 15.

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St. Peter’s Sing ‘n Ring St. Peter’s Anglican Church will hold its first annual Sing ‘n Ring on Dec. 16. Doors open at 2 p.m. The event wraps up at 4 p.m.

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The annual Christmas Bird count hosted by the Williams Lake Field Naturalist’s will take place Sunday, Dec 16 within a 24 kilometer radius of downtown Williams Lake. People counting at their bird feeders and yards can call in their list to 392-7680 after 5 p.m. Sunday or email ranson1@telus.net. If you need help identifying the birds at your feeder, call Phil at 250-398-7110.


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Tianna Hoy and Katy Nicol (right) perform in front of a full house during the Columneetza Talent Show Nov. 29 in the school’s gymnasium. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Williams Lake BC SPCA. Acts included violin, vocals, piano, hip hop dancing, hula hopping, guitar and local band Dynamic Downfall.

Teens craft beaded jewellery Liz Twan Special to The Tribune Youthful entrepreneurs, Kimberley Davis and Shaylin Leclerc of 150 Mile House are budding jewellery designers. The duo manned a table of their own at the Made in the Cariboo arts and craft sale held at the Tourism Discovery Cen-

tre Nov. 24. Although one might have assumed they were rookies, the pre-teen duo were actually back for a second season at the event and each item offered for sale on their table was made by one or both of the girls. There was beadwork; earrings, bracelets and necklaces – all hand-

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Although various adult family members stopped by periodically to check on the girls, all the business of the day was handled solely by the girls. And although they were located on the upper floor in the eagle’s aerie (the upper level balcony over-looking the main floor) business was fairly brisk. Teens Kimberley Davis (left) and Shaylin Leclerc of 150 Mile House enjoy making beaded jewellery.

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Citizens on Patrol mentor Bob McIntosh with youth volunteers Chris Dow, Dyllan Wall and Mitchell Bilkhu, and safer communities co-ordinator Dave Dickson at the community policing office in Williams Lake. heads up in respect to what they want to do when they grow up. They keep a police notebook, just like a policeman does. They communicate with the police and are very good at that,” McIntosh said. “A lot of the older C.O.P. members are “quite shy,” but not these guys.” Every one of the youths has signed a confidentiality agreement, McIntosh explained, adding he has received loads of thanks from the youths’ parents. “The parents of Jason, our First Nations student, bring him for his shift and then pick him up right afterwards every time. That kinds of support is great.” McIntosh has also received support from GROW and said he visits there regularly to see if any more students are interested in participating in the program. “They have to keep their school work up, that’s the primary reason why they are there,” he added. Williams Lake has the only C.O.P. program in the province engaging youth, safer communities co-ordinator Dave Dickson said. The public has noticed the youths and in their first month the students say they’ve

been treated with the upmost respect. Inspector Warren Brown said he was at the Santa parade with his family in his role as a father and observed the youths in action. “They were very well organized and appeared to be very knowledgeable and confident in their duties, “ Brown recalled. “The contact they had with pedestrian traffic and the motoring public was professional, courteous, and efficient. I have no doubt they were well prepared by Bob McIntosh but in my role that day outside of my profession, I was very impressed with how they presented and conducted themselves.” In his role as the inspector Brown said

he was equally impressed that Williams Lake has such an engaged and committed pool of volunteers. “Regardless of their age or background, they go the extra mile to make our community safe.”  “A taxi driver thanked us and brought us coffee and cookies one night,” Bilkhu said. He was also surprised by how much contact they actually have with the local RCMP. To volunteer students need to be 16, have a criminal record check, and be interested in some sort of policing, security or probation career. “We think it’s a great way to go. These life skills are going to help them throughout no matter what they do,” McIntosh said.

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“They call the Cariboo home” Margetts Meats a part of Cariboo food industry Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer John Margetts arrived in the Cariboo on May 30, 1948. “I was born in the hospital when it was where city hall is today,” Margetts says. His parents had arrived in Williams Lake from Vancouver two years before. His father, originally from Toronto, and his mother, originally from Vancouver, were tired of city life. They came north with another couple and stayed. The other couple returned to Vancouver. On a busy Tuesday afternoon at Margetts Meats, the butcher shop Margetts and his wife Maureen opened up in September 1985, Margetts cuts up a lamb from Anahim Lake. The store is steadily busy, but in between customers, and as long as he can keep working, Margett shares some of his life’s details. He was the second oldest of four children — three boys and a girl. His first two years of school were at 150 Mile School because his parents were running the 150 Mile Hotel at the time. In fact, there’s a framed black and white photograph of the hotel hanging behind the till of the store. “We lived in a little white house beside the hotel. Then my dad finished there and then owned Williams Lake Radiator shop for a few years and we commuted until we found a place in town around 1954,” Margetts said, adding the house was located on Second Avenue where Excelsior Jewellers and Scotia Bank are today. Margetts attended Parkside School, situated where the Williams Lake Library is now, and from there went to Marie Sharpe elementary school, Williams Lake secondary and then was part of the first class to graduate from Columneetza Secondary School in 1967.

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John Margetts of Margetts Meats prepares a lamb from Anahim Lake. Margetts has called the Cariboo home all his life, and has run his own meat shop since 1985. He played a “little bit” of high school basketball — the norm for someone that stands six foot four. He used to be six foot five, he said, but is kind of “shrinking a little.” His greater sports love was hockey and throughout the years his experience included playing in minor hockey and for the Stampeders in Williams Lake, for a Junior A team in Victoria, the Calgary Centennials and in 1970 he played intermediate hockey for one year in Port Alberni. After one year back with the Stampeders and working at National Grain in Williams Lake, he headed to Australia for six months in 1974 and 1975, team roping and calf roping in rodeos. By 1975 he was back in Wil-

liams Lake to stay and at that time met Maureen. She’d arrived in the lake city from Chilliwack to work as a school teacher. The couple were married in 1977 and have one son, J.D., who works for Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX as a technical director in the theatre department. A year after his return, Margetts began working in a small slaughter plant in Glendale. “I also surveyed for the Department of Highways for about three or four years, and then picked up odd jobs until 1984. In 1985 a small butcher shop in town had closed up so I thought, I have some experience cutting meat.” After doing a bunch of phone surveys and running around ask-

ing people what they thought, he and Maureen opened up Margetts Meats in a spot where Mulberry Lane is today. In the same area where his family home was located on Second Avenue. The shop remained in that spot until 1994 when he relocated to People’s Foods where the Chevron Bulk Plant is off Hwy. 20. “I leased a space there until it closed down in 2002 due to big stores’ hours being changed and in June 2002 I moved to this location. It was a garage before and the landlord did some improvements for me.” Today there are five people working full-time and a couple of people part-time. The store is always busy with serving customers coming from Bella Coo-

la, the Chilcotin, and 100 Mile House aside from Williams Lake and the surrounding areas. He sells organic turkeys from the Hutterites in Farmington, north of Dawson Creek, he brings smoked fish from Bella Coola and fresh fish from Vancouver. They have their own smoke house for preparing sausage and bacon occasionally. When asked if he eats meat, he chuckles, and says “yes.” Throughout his career he has seen some changes. “In the last five years, with the mad cow scare people have really been concerned about where their meat is coming from. That’s a big question. With all the meat recalls people have been more cautious. Outside of work, Margetts is a director on the Williams Lake Stampede board of directors. His main focus are gates and parking during the Stampede each year. He also likes to putter in the yard at home. He’d like to golf more often than he gets out to, but hopes one day that will change. Margetts loves living in Williams Lake. The proximity to things makes life easy and people are friendly, he says. Maureen is already retired — she left teaching after the school she was teaching at, Poplar Glade, burnt down. At this point the plan is stay here after retirement. Margetts has not ruled out travelling, although he doesn’t see himself being a “snowbird” he says. Away from work for eight weeks recently, due to a knee injury, Margetts says as much as he didn’t want to be away from work, it was reassuring to see how well his staff kept the shop running smoothly. “They really stepped up and did a good job and I had an excellent rest. I’ve never had that much time off at one time before.”

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Dave passed away peacefully at the Vernon Hospice House on the morning of Thursday, December 6th, 2012 leaving his wife of 57 years, Marie; son George; daughters: Muriel (Cliff) and Christine (Murray); grandchildren: Katrina (Matt), Skip (Ashley), Danica (Ryan), Kelan, Russell and Robin; great grandchildren: Teighan, Noel and Finlay; brothers: Bill and Bob and their families; as well as many, many life-long friends from years of ranching, orchard work, curling and cow cutting. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, December 14th, 2012 at the Pleasant Valley Funeral Home. A reception will follow in the tea room. In lieu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in Dave’s memory may do so to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, #104, 3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S1. Arrangements have been entrusted to PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME 4303 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon, BC V1T 4M4 250-542-4333 Condolences may be offered at pleasantvalleyfh.com

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It’s with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Garry James Dikur. Garry leaves behind his wife Georgette; his parents Nick and Velma Dikur; siblings: Milton (Pat) Stuart, Bruce (Gail) Stuart, Francis (George) Yates, Nikki (Myles) Gochee, Vikki Dikur; children: Sheryl (Earl) deLeeuw, Kurtis (Kellie) Dikur, Brock (Carol Anne) Dikur; grandchildren: Lauren, Daign and Arynn deLeeuw, Jaxson and Avery Dikur. Garry had a love for the outdoors, sports, and family. He will be dearly missed and he has gone home to be with the Lord. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, December 16th at 2pm at the Calvary Church, 625 Carson Drive. Reception to follow. Graveside burial service will be held at Tatla Lake Cemetery Monday, December 17th at 1pm.

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Quesnel, BC Professional Salesperson required. Applicant should excel in sales and have a proven record of exceptional customer service. Chemo offers best commission/compensation in Northern BC. Join a fun, professional team Submit applications to Steve Rutledge steve@chemorv.ca An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051. HI my name is Vandy, $1000 reward for anyone who can author a life story about the ups and downs of my intriguing life...Creativity and imagination is an asset, short and sweet on the poetic spectrum preferable, whilst keeping within the guidelines of fact overriding fiction, embellishment an option but not most likely not necessary as my life is interesting enough to be authored and published within local newspapers without exaggeration as a necessity. You can reach me @ 778677-5446 or 885-8002 or e-mail vandybuck@hotmail.com

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Denisiqi Services Society ABORIGINAL FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCE COORDINATOR Position Overview: This full time position will be instrumental in coordinating and setting up family conferences, which are specific to each child/family in the vicinity of Williams Lake and surrounding area but may include 100 Mile House. Under the supervision of the Family Care Coordinator and with guidance and direction from the North Cariboo Chilcotin Zone Working Committee the successful candidate will work with child and families from the Tsilhqot’in, Secwepemc, and Carrier Nation including the Métis and the Friendship Centre organizations. Purpose: • Work with and provide support to key partners, such as families, North Zone community representatives and MCFD/agency staff. • Coordinate and finalize plans to set up various family group conferences as per referral from MCFD or delegated agency. Qualifications • A degree or diploma in human services related area program and/or • Five years experience in providing preventative services in a similar environment would be a definite asset • Bachelor of Social Work is an asset • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered • Willing to travel • A valid class 5 drivers license and clean drivers abstract • Successful criminal records check Job Skills and Abilities: a) Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of local and BC First Nations history and issues b) Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills c) Demonstrated organizational and time management skills d) Aptitude for computer applications e) Ability to maintain working relationships with all Denisiqi staff Please submit your resume and cover letter attention: Dwayne Emerson, Executive Director Denisiqi Services Society 240B North Mackenzie Avenue V2G 1N6 Fax: 250-392-6501 Email: elaine@denisiqi.org Closing Date: December 21, 2012 Note: Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry. Resumes submitted after 4:30pm on the deadline date will not be considered. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Eldorado Log Hauling in Williams Lake requires experienced Low Bed and Log Hauling drivers immediately. We offer a competitive benefit package. A Class 1 license and drivers abstract are required. Applications can be delivered in person, by fax: 250-392-3504 or email: eldoent@telus.net. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Medical Transportation Receptionist TERM POSITION Three Corners Health Services Society is accepting applications for a term full time position for a Medical Transportation Receptionist. This position requires the successful candidate to work closely with the Receptionist and to administer the Medical Transportation 3rogram in a busy ofÀce setting to status First Nations in the Williams Lake area. 4XDOLÀFDWLRQVDQG6NLOOV • Understanding of First Nations culture • Understanding of Health Canada-Non Insured Health BeneÀts an asset • Experience working in a Receptionist position required • Knowledgeable in Microsoft OfÀce 200 Programs including Excel • Excellent written and oral skills • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Customer service oriented • Valid Driver·s License and reliable vehicle 3OHDVHVXEPLW5HVXPHZLWK&RYHU/HWWHUDQG QDPHVRI3UHYLRXV6XSHUYLVRUVIRUUHIHUHQFHWR Jennie Walker, Health Director Three Corners Health Services Society 150 North 1st Ave Williams Lake BC V2G 1Y8 Fax: 250-398-9824 Email: jwalker@threecornershealth.org &ORVLQJ'DWH2SHQXQWLOÀOOHG

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Tuesday to Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm Saturday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

A.R.S. Enterprises Ltd 1075 N. Mackenzie Ave.

Phone 250-392-3522 • Fax 250-392-3548

Brad Huston • Small Appliance Recycling Depot • E-Waste Electronic Recycling Center 250-982-2611 Daily service to Quesnel Wednesday & Friday to Bella Coola In-Town Deliveries

Bella Coola

250-392-7567 Williams Lake

405 Mackenzie Avenue South, Williams Lake

Fax 250-392-5440 • www.beelinecourier.ca

LAVTAP

188 North 1st Ave. 250-392-2331 Fax 250-392-7253 classifieds@wltribune.com

Mobile Audio Service

Industrial Audiometric Technician Industrial / Commercial / Logging / Construction 2011 Moduline 14x70 Brand new with full factory warranty 3 bedroom, 1 bath home. Comes with fridge, stove, dishwasher, vaulted ceiling. Situated in Fran Lee Mobile Home Park. Good resale area, move in today! Reduced price. Please call (250)392-3879

Rentals $299,000 3 bedroom, Hardwood floors, Stainless steel appliances. Contact Parnell (250)398-7172 or Bryan (250)392-3621.

Largest Condo with best view in Terra Ridge! Level entry, large yard, Double garage, 3 bdrms, 3 bathrooms, Central Air, Natural gas fireplace $247,000. (250)398-2975 evenings 1(778)471-1223 day.

Apt/Condo for Rent

THIS IS MORE LIKE IT! 1 - 2 bdrm apt F/S Dishwasher and A/C in most units. Quiet Good references only. Ask about our incentives. Call Frank 250-305-1155 pics at 2 bdrm apartment, South Lakeside area, no pets. (250)392-5074. Clean, lakeview, 1bdr. apart. $450./mo. util. incl., n/s, quiet working person preferred, f/s, n/p. r/r (250)398-7361

Mobile Homes & Pads 3 bdrm. mobile at 150 Mile. Close to shopping center and school. (250)392-7617

$200 & Under Gold’s Gym Stride Trainer 310. Never used. $200. For more info call (250)398-7292

MANFACTOR CAVCO HOME Yuma, Arizona

$300 & Under

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower. Carport, closed in patio, fully furnished, outside shed with fridge & bathroom. RV Hook-up. $124,000. 1(928)305-8847

Set of 4 “Hankook Winter IPike” tires. Size 175/70R13’s, 90% tread or better still, purchased last year, paid over $440 selling for $230 obo (250)305-5256 leave msg.

Subscriber #148737 Colleen Hughes you are the lucky winner of a Panago Pizza. Please contact the Tribune office by Wed. Dec. 19/12 to collect your gift certificate.

4 + bdr. house, Alexis Creek, workshop, greenhouse, comm. water, wood/propane, n/s, n/p., prefer long tern renter or rent to own. $650/mo. (250)392-0841 cell.

Despite every technological advance, business cards remain an essential business tool.

Misc. Wanted Private Coin Collector Buying Collections, Accumulations, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins + Chad: 250-863-3082 in Town

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

McLeese Lake 5-6 bdr. 2 1/2 bath home built in 2000 on 3.74 ac. on Enright Rd. near McLeese Lake. Large trees, spacious yard, drilled well, garden, raspberries, greenhouse, 30’x30’ new shop, tack shed, guest house and other outbldgs., fenced for horses. Reduced$275,000. Phone (250)297-6569.

Large waterfront 3bdrm, 2 1/2 bath home in town. 5 appl. $1800/mnth +util. n/s n/p ref. req’d. Avail. Dec. 1st. Call Mark (250)305-7742

Here’s my Card!

Homes for Rent 1145 2 Ave.N. 1-bdrm updated house. W/D,F/S, N/P,N/S. Perfect for single person. $650 + util. 1-yr lease only. Avail Now. 604-617-6119. rklc48@gmail.com 2 bdrm. house with F/S included. Please call (250)392-7617.

CARIBOO FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY Accountant – Accounts Receivable Clerk

General: Under the direction of the Senior Accountant of the Cariboo Friendship Society and subject to its policies and procedures, the Accounts Receivable Clerk will be responsible for assisting the Senior Accountant in keeping the books and accounts of the Society by ensuring timely and accurate invoicing and administrative duties related to accounts receivable management. Duties: 1. Performing data entry and related duties in preparation and issuance of bills, invoices, and account statements. 2. Maintenance of ledgers, credit balances, and resolving account irregularities. 3. Administer claims, refunds, adjustments, and any other accounting transactions related to A/R management. 4. Interactions with customers to provide billing information and support in order to facilitate swift payment of invoices due to the organization. 5. Provide assistance with annual audit working papers. 6. Performance of related clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying. Qualifications/Experience: a. Minimum one year Business Administration certificate or equivalent experience. b. Working knowledge and familiarity with Sage Accpac ERP. c. Computer Knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. d. Must have the ability to communicate clearly in English both orally and in writing. e. Must maintain professional conduct and abide by the Cariboo Friendship Society’s Code of Ethics. f. Must submit to a criminal records check.

Dwight Satchell Box 4105, Williams Lake, BC V2G 2V2 250-392-2922 • 1-866-327-8678 Fax: 250-392-2947

HORSE DRAWN SLEIGH RIDES in beautiful Beaver Valley

Up to 10 people Book your sleigh ride party today!

Roy Barter 250-620-3476 or 250-989-1002

CARIBOO AESTHETIC

LASER CLINIC

Velashape • Skin Rejuvenation • Refirme • Botox Juvéderm • Blu-U • Latisse • Laser Hair Removal Leg Vein Therapy • Microdermabrasion

402 Borland Street Williams Lake, BC V2G 1R7

cariboolaserclinic@gmail.com

Consistent Advertising = Familiarity = Trust = Customers You can trust me with your advertising.

Please note: Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry. Close Date: January 4, 2013

Submit resumes with three work related references: 99 South Third Avenue, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1J1 Attention: Personnel Committee

Dr. J.D. Neufeld 250-392-7227

Lori Macala

Advertising Consultant

188 North First Avenue Williams Lake, BC V2G 1Y8 Bus: 250-392-2331 Fax: 250-392-7253 sherri@wltribune.com


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Sell your vehicle in the Tribune Classifieds Sweet Deal! Like New

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Just bring in or e-mail your picture

1 column x 2” ad

Private party ads only (non-commercial) under cars, trucks, SUVs or vans.

after 4 p.m.

classifieds@wltribune.com

188 N. 1st Ave. Williams Lake

250-392-2331

Until there's a cure, there's us.

Room for rent. $550./mnth $150 D/D utilities incl. Call (778)412-0040 after 7pm weekdays, anytime weekends.

Transportation

Cars - Domestic

Suites, Upper

Cars - Domestic

Drive a little Save a lot Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suv’s, 4x4’s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repo’s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Don’t miss the huge savings. Sat, Dec 15th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC.

Sport Utility Vehicle

Trucks & Vans

2005 Kia Magentis A/C, auto start, sun roof, power windows & locks, tinted back windows, radio/CD player, summer rims & tires $5,300.00 (250)296-3118

Recreational/Sale

For Rent ; 1 bdrm furnished cabin & 2 bdrm partly furnished basement suite, avail. imm., N/P (250)392-7921

Transportation

Transportation

2001 4wd Toyota Highlander, new all season plus Blizzak winter tires w/Toyota hub caps. One owner, well maintained. 8,000 obo (250)3988004

Suites, Lower 3bdrm bsmt suite in town. n/s n/p r/r $625/mo + 1/2 util. Avail immed. (250)305-8545 or (250)296-3131 Bright 1bdr. suite, 900 sq. ft., private entry, prefer single working person, n/s, r/r, avail. Dec. 15th. $650/mo. wifi, sat. tv & util. inc., no pets. (250)398-7323 eve. Newly renovated 1bdr. suite, close to school & TRU, n/p, n/s, (250) 392-1586 or (250)302-9907.

Transportation

2010 8.5 Northern Lite Camper Like new, only used a few times. Built for short box trucks. 3 burner cook top with oven. Entertainment center with 19” LCD TV with cable hook up and much more! $32,000 new Asking $22,000. Call for more info. (250)392-7627

Snowmobiles

Trucks & Vans

1998 F250 XLT lt. duty Black 4X4 237,000 km tr. tow, PW, 5 speed $4,200 (250) 392-6475

Drive a little Save a lot Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suv’s, 4x4’s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repo’s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Don’t miss the huge savings. Sat, Dec 15th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC.

2008 M1000 Arctic Cat snowmobile, 3,800kms. Electric reverse, wider skiis, high rise seat, new clutch & rollers in the secondary. Excellent condition, high rise handlebars. Asking $6500. Contact Al: (250)398-7958

1995 Silverado Club Cab Full Load, 230 K. $3,300. Dandy Truck (250)296-4307

2005 Nissan Frontier Nismo Ed. Grey, auto, 4.0L, V6, 4x4, crew cab, leveling kit, HD struts, 60% Geolanders, elec locker, excellent condition. $16,500. obo (250)398-0716

***MOVING, MUST SELL*** 2007 Dodge Dakota 4x4 / 4 door 4.7L V8, A/C, power pkg, auto, tow pkg, box liner, good power for towing, good fuel economy, regularly maintained. 176 000 km. Excellent running condition. Sacrificing at $11, 500. 250-305-7787 Randy

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

Come visit us in Quesnel We Don’t Sell. We Help You Buy!

362 Reid St. Downtown Quesnel 250-992-2229

2316 Larch Ave South of Quesnel beside Canadian Tire (250) 747-7420

www.ashleyfurniturehomestore.com

Appliances, Electronics, Furniture, Mattresses www.cityfurniturecanada.com

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HWY (A/T): 6.5L/100KM CITY (A/T): 9.8L/100KM

ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

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3.5L V6 276 HP 248 LB-FT

60 MONTHS

3,500 LBS TOWING CAPACITY¥

bi-weekly for 60 months, amortized over 84 months with $0 DOWN PAYMENT. $8,053 remaining balance. Offer includes delivery, destination and fees of $1,772, $500 LOAN SAVINGS§ and $1,000 EVERYBODY WINS SAVINGS. BASED ON A PURCHASE PRICE OF $28,667. Offer based on 2013 Sorento LX AT.

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2013 Sportage SX shown

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2012

OWN IT FROM

Rondo EX-V6 Luxury shown

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bi-weekly for 60 months, amortized over 84 months with $0 DOWN PAYMENT. $5,933 remaining balance. Offer includes delivery, destination and fees of $1,772, $1,000 LOAN SAVINGS§ and $1,000 EVERYBODY WINS SAVINGS. BASED ON A PURCHASE PRICE OF $22,767. Offer based on 2012 Rondo LX with AC.

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HWY (A/T): 6.5L/100KM CITY (A/T): 9.7L/100KM

bi-weekly for 60 months, amortized over 84 months with $0 DOWN PAYMENT. $6,606 remaining balance. Offer includes delivery, destination and fees of $1,772, $750 LOAN SAVINGS§ and $1,000 EVERYBODY WINS SAVINGS.♦ BASED ON A PURCHASE PRICE OF $23,767. Offer based on 2013 Sportage 2.4L LX MT FWD.

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Gustafson’s Kia 112 North Broadway, Williams Lake, BC (250) 392-3035 Offer(s) available on select new 2012/2013 models through participating dealers to qualified customers who take delivery by January 2nd, 2013. Dealers may sell or lease for less. Some conditions apply. Offers are subject to change without notice. See dealer for complete details. Vehicles shown may include optional accessories and upgrades available at extra cost. All offers exclude licensing, registration, insurance, other taxes and down payment (if applicable and unless otherwise specified). Other dealer charges may be required at the time of purchase. Other lease and financing options also available. **0% purchase financing is available on select new 2013 Kia models on approved credit. Terms vary by model and trim, see dealer for complete details. Representative financing example based on 2013 Rio5 LX+ AT (RO753D) with a selling price of $18,572 [includes delivery and destination fees of $1,455, $1,000 Everybody Wins savings, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies) and A/C charge ($100, where applicable)] financed at 0% APR for 36 months. 78 bi-weekly payments equal $225 per payment with a down payment/equivalent trade of $0. License, insurance, applicable taxes, variable dealer administration fees (up to $699) and registration fees are extra. Retailer may sell for less. See dealer for full details. Every eligible contestant will win (subject to correctly answering a skill-testing question) an Instant Win prize consisting of a discount in an amount from $1,000 to $10,000 towards the purchase or lease of any new 2012 or 2013 Kia vehicle. One Grand Prize consisting of a $25,000 cheque will be randomly awarded from among all eligible contestants at the conclusion of the contest. No purchase necessary. Contest open to Canadian residents with a valid driver’s license over the age of majority. Odds of winning a particular discount vary by prize and by region. See kia.ca or your participating Kia dealer for complete contest rules. ∞“Don’t Pay until Spring” on select new models (120-day payment deferral) applies to purchase financing on all 2013 Sorento models. No interest will accrue during the first 90 days of the finance contract. After this period, interest starts to accrue and the purchaser will repay the principal interest monthly over the term of the contract. ≠Bi-weekly finance payment (on approved credit) for new 2013 Sorento LX AT (SR75BD)/2013 Sorento 3.5L LX V6 (SR75ED)/2013 Sportage 2.4L LX MT (SP551D)/2012 Rondo LX with AC (RN750C) based on a selling price of $28,667/$31,267/$23,767/$22,767 is $157/$172/$130/$114 with an APR of 1.49%/1.49%/1.99%/0% for 60 months, amortized over an 84-month period. Estimated remaining principal balance of $8,053/$8,824/$6,606/$5,933 plus applicable taxes due at end of 60-month period. Delivery and destination fees of $1,650, $1,000 Everybody Wins savings, $500/$500/$750/$1,000 loan savings, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies) and A/C charge ($100, where applicable) are included. License, insurance, applicable taxes, variable dealer administration fees (up to $699) and registration fees are extra. Retailer may sell for less. See dealer for full details. §Loan savings for 2013 Sorento LX AT (SR75BD)/2013 Sorento 3.5L LX V6 (SR75ED)/2013 Sportage 2.4L LX MT (SP551D)/2012 Rondo LX with AC (RN750C) is $500/$500/$750/$1,000 and is available on purchase financing only on approved credit. Loan savings vary by model and trim and are deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes. Some conditions apply. Model shown Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price for 2013 Sorento 3.5L SX AWD (SR75XD)/2013 Sportage 2.0T SX with Navigation (SP759D)/2012 Rondo EX V6 Luxury (RN75BC) is $43,045/$39,145/$28,945 and includes delivery and destination fees of $1,650 and A/C charge ($100, where applicable). License, insurance, applicable taxes, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies), variable dealer administration fees (up to $699) and registration fees are extra. Retailer may sell for less. Available at participating dealers. See dealer for full details. °The Bluetooth® wordmark and logo are registered trademarks and are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. ¥Trailer brakes must be equipped to achieve 3,500 lbs towing capacity. Highway/city fuel consumption is based on the 2013 Sorento 2.4L GDI 4-cyl (A/T)/2013 Sportage 2.4L MPI 4-cyl (A/T)/2012 Rondo 2.4L MPI 4-cyl (A/T). These updated estimates are based on Transport Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the Government of Canada’s EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors. Information in this advertisement is believed to be accurate at the time of printing. For more information on our 5-year warranty coverage, visit kia.ca or call us at 1-877-542-2886. Kia Canada is the official automotive sponsor of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada). KIA is a trademark of Kia Motors Corporation.


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Wise customers read the fine print: •, *, ‡, ♦, § The Guts Glory Ram Event offers are limited time offers which apply to retail deliveries of selected new and unused models purchased from participating dealers on or after December 1, 2012. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Offers subject to change and may be extended without notice. See participating dealers for complete details and conditions. •$28,888 Purchase Price applies to 2013 Ram 1500 Quad Cab SXT 4x4 (23A+AGR+XFH) only and includes $7,000 Consumer Cash Discount. See participating dealers for complete details. Pricing includes freight ($1,500-$1,595) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and applicable taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. *Consumer Cash Discounts are offered on select new 2013 vehicles which are deducted from the negotiated price before taxes. Amounts vary by vehicle. See your dealer for complete details. ‡4.49% purchase financing for up to 96 months available on the new 2013 Ram 1500 Quad Cab SXT 4x4 model to qualified customers on approved credit through Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Auto Finance and Ally Credit Canada. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. See your dealer for complete details. Example: 2013 Ram 1500 Quad Cab SXT 4x4 with a Purchase Price of $28,888 (including applicable Consumer Cash Discount) financed at 4.49% over 96 months with $0 down payment equals 208 bi-weekly payments of $165 with a cost of borrowing of $5,523 and a total obligation of $34,411. Pricing includes freight ($1,500-$1,595) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. ♦Holiday Bonus Cash up to $1,000 is available on most new 2012/2013 models, excluding the following: Chrysler 200 LX, Dodge Caliber, Dart, Grand Caravan CVP, Journey CVP/SE, Avenger, Viper, Jeep Compass Sport 4x2 & 4x4, Patriot Sport 4x2 & 4x4, Wrangler 2 Dr Sport, Grand Cherokee SRT8, Ram 1500 Reg Cab & ST & SXT Trucks, Ram Cab & Chassis, Ram Cargo Van, FIAT 500 Abarth and 2012 FIAT 500 Pop models. Bonus Cash will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes. See your dealer for complete details. §2013 Ram 1500 Crew Cab Laramie 4x4 with optional equipment shown. Price including applicable Consumer Cash Discount: $40,755. Pricing includes freight ($1,500-$1,595) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and applicable taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. ≠Based on Automotive News classification and 2013 Ram 1500 with 3.6 L V6 4x2 and 8-speed transmission. 11.4 L/100 km (25 MPG) city and 7.8 L/100 km (36 MPG) highway. 2013 EnerGuide highway fuel consumption ratings published by Natural Resources Canada. Government of Canada test methods used. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on powertrain, driving habits and other factors. Ask your dealer for complete EnerGuide information. ΩBased on 2012 Automotive News Full-Size Pickup segmentation and competitive information available at time of printing. TMThe SiriusXM logo is a registered trademark of SiriusXM Satellite Radio Inc.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 Williams Lake Tribune

ALL-NEW 2013 RAM 1500

2013 RAM 1500 QUAD CAB SXT 4X4

$ PURCHASE PRICE INCLUDES $7,000 CONSUMER CASH* AND FREIGHT.

28,888 •

$

1BONUS ,000 CASH ON SELECT MODELS ♦

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$

165 @ 4.49 %

BI-WEEKLY ‡

CANADA’S MOST FUEL EFFICIENT RamTruck.ca/Offers FULL-SIZE PICKUP ≠

FOR 96 MONTHS WITH $0 DOWN

• All-new 3.6 L PentastarTM VVT V6 delivers remarkable power with great fuel economy (available) • All-new premium interior design • Class-Exclusive Active Level air suspension (available)Ω • Class-Exclusive Active Grille Shutters (available)Ω • Class-Exclusive RamBox cargo management system (available)Ω • Class-Exclusive 8-speed automatic (available)Ω

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