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The Valley Choppers’ Andy Grammatikos heads upfield in Chilliwack men’s recreational soccer action last Saturday at the Tzeachten field. The game started under barelypassable conditions and soon the lines were obliterated. The Hope team, sponsored by Valley Helicopters, had held two leads in the game but Internacional tied it up twice and scored a late goal to take it 3-2.

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Child care challenges in Hope

Darla Dickinson Contributor

Talk to anyone who has lived in Hope for 20 years and you will hear of the multitude of stores and businesses that once lined the streets. Slowly, over the years, businesses and companies have closed or moved on and the economic base of Hope has gradually changed. Now, an added deterrent for young families residing in Hope is the challenge of finding child care. “When I first started in the industry most parents were doing 9-5 but today the economy has changed and we are in desperate need to find

child care providers willing to cover shift work,” said Kim Paolini, program coordinator for Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR). “Our 9-5 world is shifting, and we have to learn to shift with it.” CCRR was created to provide a free resource for parents and child care providers, while ensuring that quality child care is available. “The needs of parents in Hope are changing, as more and more parents find themselves working shift and weekend work, while most daycare providers are still only offering 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday,” said Paolini. “The solution is simple,

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we need more care providers willing to work evenings and weekends, or people willing to establish a daycare business to meet just that need.” Child Care Resource and Referral offers resources, program ideas, equipment and support to set up a licensed child care home based business. “Our goal is to ensure that child care providers provide the best care possible for children,” added Paolini. “The first five years are the most important for a child’s development.” Once a business is licensed, the child care provider can have up to

seven children, otherwise the maximum number of children they can care for is two (not including their own). In addition, Paolini noted that registered child care providers are eligible for extra subsidy funding from the Ministry of Children and Family Development as well as support and resources if they have a particular child that has behavioral issues. In many cases, parents are also eligible for child care subsidy support as well. For more information, contact Paolini at 604-869-2466 ext. 403 or email kpaolini@hopecommunityservices.com.

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A2 Hope Standard Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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Join us in Worship Community of Hope Church Directory AngliCAn ChurCh of CAnAdA

Christ ChurCh consecrated 1861

www.anglican-hope.ca 275 Park street

sundAy 10:00Am ChristmAs EvE 10:00Pm The Rev. Gail Newell The Rev. FRed TassiNaRi

604.869.5402

Church of the Nazarene

Friday, Dec. 21 @ 5:45 Free soup & sandwich followed by a Candlelight Service

Pastor Andrew Tarrant 604-749-7094 888 Third Ave. www.hopenazarene.ca

hope pentecostal assembly Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

Corner of 5th & Fort

10:30am Morning Worship & Children’s Sunday School

Pastor Jim Cornock

604-869-9717 Mt. Hope SeventH-Day aDventiSt CHurCH 1300 Ryder St.

SaturDay Morning Study Hour 9:15 a.m. Worship Hour 11:00am Prayer Meeting - Tuesday, 7pm

anglican church of the resurrection Welcomes you to

Dec. 23 10am Carol Service Dec. 24 7pm Christmas Eve Service & Reception

345 Raab St. Rev. Don Gardner

604-823-7165 Anglican Network in Canada

Local info: 604-869-1918

Grace Baptist Church

Stuff the cruiser

949-3rd Ave. • 604.869.5524

“Helping people take one step closer to Jesus...”

hope united church 590 Third Ave.

Christmas EvE sErviCE: 7pm sunday sErviCE: 10am RCMP PHOTO

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604-869-9381

SunDay WorSHip: 10:30 aM free Store tueS/tHurS 3:00-4:30 pM

An 82-year-old Hope woman was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 1 near the Bradner Road rest stop in Abbotsford on Saturday morning. As Elsie Ethel Eileen McAdam pulled out of the rest stop in a 2005 four-door Buick Allure, she entered the westbound lanes of Highway 1 heading east.

Northwest Harvest Church

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Service held 2nd & last Dec. 19 at 7:30pm Sunday of each month. Led by Rev. Don Gardner F.C. hospital Conference & Wife Sylvia Room – 2:30 pm

Anglican Church of Resurrection 345 Raab St.

Anglican networking Canada Parish

604-869-1918

Hope RCMP Constables JP Vezina, Michelle Burke and Ryan Fillmore (above) collected donations during the fourth annual Stuff the Cruiser event at Cooper’s Foods. About 1,400 pounds of food and $619.80 in cash was raised for the local food bank, which included large donations from Hope Kal-Tire and 1st Hope Scouting. Jacob and Claire Medlock (top left) dropped off the donation on behalf of 1st Hope Scouting. The group spent the last month canvassing door-to-door for donations. At left, Boston Bar RCMP Constables Steve Thackeray (red surge) and Jon Lane were joined by residents in front of Boston Bar Kal-Tire on Saturday. They collected $904.84 in cash and 1,125 pounds of food for the food bank. Most of the officers participating in the Stuff the Cruiser events volunteered their time.

Local woman killed in head-on collision

a paSSion for CHriSt anD HiS KingDoM

pastor Caleb Bru 604-869-0668

Contact: Linda 604-869-2073

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888 - Third Ave. 604-869-9969

Wayne Lunderby, Pastor

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“Imperfect people following a loving God”

She crashed into a family from Chilliwack in a 2003 Mazda3 hatchback heading west at about 10:45 a.m. The 29-year-old Chilliwack man and his 24-year-old wife sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Their three-month old baby was unharmed. “This tragic loss of life has impacted a fam-

ily forever,” said RCMP Sgt. Peter Thiessen. “This is a time of year when families come together and celebrate the holidays, but unfortunately a family now grieves the loss of a beloved family member.” The BC Coroners Service and Upper Fraser Valley Traffic Services continue to investigate.

Missing Langley man’s body found in Hope The family of missing Langley man Dan Rikkinen are in mourning, after Hope RCMP discovered his body on Dec. 9. Rikkinen was found in his burned-out pickup truck in the Hope area. Forensic special-

ists were called in to make the identification, confirmed Cpl. Len Vannieuwenhuizen of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional RCMP. “The matter is still under investigation, but foul play is not

suspected,” he said. Rikkinen went missing on Nov. 22 after visiting his wife at Langley Memorial Hospital. Family members told the media that he had just celebrated his 59th birthday and had

made plans for the weekend, but left without a trace after making a large withdrawal of cash from a bank the next day. He had plans to move to Vancouver Island with his wife after she got out of hospital.

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HOLIDAY HOURS & PUBLISHING DEADLINES The Christmas edition of The Hope Standard will be published on Monday, December 24. There will be no Wednesday edition that week. Advertising Deadlines for the December 24 edition are: Wednesday, December 19 at 5 pm Advertising Deadlines for the January 2 edition are: Monday, December 24 at 12 noon. OFFICE HOLIDAY HOURS December 24 - 9 am - 3 pm December 25, 26 & 27 - CLOSED December 28 & 31 - 9 am - 5 pm January 1 - CLOSED Re-opening January 2 with regular business hours. Merry Christmas to Everyone! 12/12W_HH12

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Welders work on a sign post at the Pilot Flying J truck stop site off Flood-Hope Road on Friday. Construction crews are developing the property into a travel plaza, which will consist of a gas station, card-lock commercial access diesel refueling facility, restaurant, and convenience store. There will also be showers and laundry facilities available for truck drivers, as well as parking for 67 trucks.

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Strahl to chair BC/Yukon caucus

Robert Freeman Black Press

C hi l liwack-Fras er Canyon MP Mark Strahl has been named by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to chair the Conservative party’s BC/Yukon caucus effective immediately. “I feel honoured and humbled to have been asked by the Prime Minister to take over this important role,” Strahl said in a Thursday news release announcing the appointment. He later told Black Press that he believes he may be the only MP among those elected for the first time in May, 2011, to be so honoured. Strahl, now 34, agreed his previous political work behind the scenes as an assistant to two Conservative MPs, and as an election campaign manager and as president of the Conservative board of directors may have had something to do with his appointment as chair of the regional caucus. But, he added: “I think it’s just the Prime Minister trusted my judgment and thinks I’m ready for the challenge the position presents.”

As regional caucus “abridged” by party of- only slightly from the chairman, Strahl will ficials in Ottawa to get 29,198 who voted for chair a weekly meeting ready for the expected his father in the 2008 of Conserelection call election. vative MPs didn’t help Since then Strahl has and Senators the negative served as a member of perception. from across the Standing CommitBut Strahl tee on National Dethe region, went on fence and the Standing and also to win the Committee on Health chair the bin o m i n a - - and now as chair of annual BC/ tion hand- the regional caucus. Yukon stakeily, and then holder meetStrahl praised outgathered a going caucus chair ing held in w h o p p i n g Dick Harris (CaribouVancouver. mark strahl 57.2 per Prince George) who He will cent to the is stepping down for also report total bal- health reasons after six the work of the regional caucus lots cast in the riding years as chair. to the party’s nation- - 28,153 votes - down “The BC/Yukon al caucus and to the Prime Minister. Strahl was first elect- 235 Wallace st. 604-869-2486 store Hours: ed just over a year ago Mon.-Fri: 9am-7pm visit us on in the riding held by Saturday: 9am-6pm his father MP Chuck Sun & Holidays: Strahl since 1993. 10am-5pm or at The younger Strahl hopepharmasave.com Testing new drugs requires raised some eyebrows seeing how they might affect body among Conservative organs like the liver, kidney and party members when heart. They use live subjects in he announced his inthis testing. The National Institute tention to make a run of Health in the U.S. is funding for the nomination just days after the el- Mike McLOughLin research into 3-D tissue chips der Strahl announced using living cells that model the his intention in March, structure and function of the real 2011 to leave politics. organs. Once developed, these Some accused Strahl chips will be used to test new of having advance drugs and result in bringing them notice of his father’s Lindsay KuFTA to market faster. intention not to run again, giving him an advantage over other possible candidates, and then a shortened nomination period

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Conservative caucus is a strong group of outstanding MPs and Senators, and I am looking forward to working with them in this new position,” Strahl said. He said James Moore (Port MoodyWestwood-Port Coquitlam) is currently the senior Conservative MP in B.C. The party won 21 of the 36 federal seats in B.C. in the 2011 election, one less than it held after the 2008 election.

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A4 Hope Standard Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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DISTRICT OF HOPE

MUNICIPAL NEWS

District of Hope Holiday Closure The District of Hope would like to advise that the Municipal Office will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday December 21st and will remain closed until 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday January 2nd, 2013. For services during that time, please contact the Operations Yard at 604-869-2333.

Season’s Greetings

Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard

Lee Naylor has been honoured for his commitment and dedication to the veteran community. He was one of 13 British Columbians who received a commendation from the Minister of Veterans Affairs on Dec. 12. The award is presented to individuals who have contributed to the care and well-being of veterans, and to the remembrance of their

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Donating to Fraser Canyon Hospital has been made easier, with the launch of Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s new website. While users have always been able to make online donations, www.FVHCF. org now clearly lists all of the facilities and programs under the Foundation’s umbrella and simplifies the giving process. “We’ve been around

for almost 13 years, and there are still some Hope area residents who don’t realize that we are their hospital foundation and that money raised in their community, stays in their community,” said executive director Vicki Raw. “We’ve been so busy fundraising and running campaigns, we’ve been a little too quiet when it comes to promoting ourselves.” The new website

December 19th Crossword Puzzle

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highest premier audience in Discovery Channel history. The series, which is produced by Vancouver’s Great Pacific TV, maintained an average of more than 600,000 viewers every week. The first season of Highway Thru Hell was filmed over 128 days, with the heavy rescue

team and production crew oncall 24-7. About 1,350 hours of raw footage was captured. Filming is currently underway for a second season with 13 episodes. Follow Highway Thru Hell on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates.

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Second World War veteran who fought in the Battle of Hong Kong and endured many hardships as a prisoner

Discovery Channel is airing a special Highway Thru Hell marathon on Christmas Day. Starting at 2 p.m., fans of the hit television series starring Jamie Davis Heavy Rescue can watch the full eight-part series, After the Crash special, and a new bonus episode. Highway Thru Hell had the

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Lee Naylor (left) receives his commendation certificate from Minister of Veterans Affairs Steven Blaney on Dec. 12.

who fought in Hong Kong during the Second World War. Naylor has been the education chair of the Hong Kong Veterans’ Commemorative Association of B.C. since 2008 and the Association’s director since 2009. He has also set up educational displays at teachers’ workshops and conferences at the Chilliwack Museum and participated in organizing a three-week study tour of Asia as part of the Association for Learning and Preserving Second World War History in Asia.

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contributions, sacrifices and achievements. “It was humbling,” said Naylor, a retired Canadian Forces officer and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient. “The work I do is for the Hong Kong veterans and their families. I don’t expect any reward for this. Their story is unknown to so many in Canada.” Commendation includes a bar, which can be worn below official decorations on a recipient’s blazer, a lapel pin for civilian wear and a certificate. Naylor is the son of a

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will also shine a light on third-party fundraisers organized by individuals, businesses and community groups and promote the Foundation’s community partners. It offers detailed information on the types of gifts the Foundation can accept, such as in memoriam and estate gifts. Unlike traditional hospital foundations which each serve a single acute care facil-

ity, the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation raises funds for the hospitals in Hope, Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Mission. In addition, it supports multiple residential care facilities, Christine Morrison Hospice, the Agassiz Community Health Centre, and community-based health care programs throughout the Fraser Valley Regional Hospital District.


Community

Hope Standard Wednesday, December 19, 2012 A5

Holidays offer many local activities

Watch for our next edition delivered to your home and at newsstands on Monday December 24.

Inge Wilson Contributor

The children are home from school for their Christmas holiday break starting Friday and they will be full of excitement and energy. Many Hope families will also be hosting family and friends from far and wide for the holiday season – how to keep them all busy and entertained? One of the first options to consider should be the wonderful recreation facilities that our small town is fortunate enough to have in the Dan Sharrers Aquatic Centre, Hope Arena and Gym/Cardio Room. While all of the facilities will be closed on Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1, there is a special schedule of expanded public hours over the rest of the holiday break. By offering your children and visitors a fun outing of swimming, soaking, skating or working out, you can also help them burn off some of those extra holiday calories. Contact the Hope Recreation Complex at 604-869-2304 to check on schedules and admission rates. Some of the special events that the Hope rec centre is offering this holiday season include a drop and shop session from 1-5 p.m. on Dec. 22. Need some time to Christmas shop? Or maybe to wrap presents without distractions? Bring your children in for an afternoon of fun. Snack provided. Cost per child is $15. Winter Festival day camps are offered Dec 27-28 and Jan. 2-4, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for ages six through to 12. Winter break day camps include a variety of games, crafts, swimming, skating, and bowling. Children should bring a lunch, swimsuit and towel. If possible, they should also bring a helmet and skates. The cost is $32/child per day and participants must be pre-registered. On Dec. 29, there will be a friends and family games night in the concession area from 6-8 p.m. for all ages. Settle in and socialize over the board and card games provided. Cost is $2/person. For those that are suffering from hockey withdrawal there is also an opportunity to be a spectator at the January 4-6 midget minor hockey tournament at the Hope arena. Come out and cheer on the local hockey players. Note that all public skating and casual hockey times are cancelled during this tournament weekend. Another fun option for all age levels is five-pin bowling at Sunshine Lanes. For extra excitement try their “Galactic Bowling” option complete with music, lights, and lasers. Reserve a lane by calling 604-869-7027. Also ask them about their racquetball, virtual golf and “wallyball” activities. The Hope Cinema is another entertainment facility in Hope that caters to all ages. They have first-run movies playing Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m. Starting Dec. 21, they will be showing the eagerly awaited Tolkien series film

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NOTICE OF 2012 HOLIDAY OFFICE CLOSURE HOPE MOUNTAIN CENTRE PHOTO

Manning Park Resort offers a variety of winter activities including downhill and cross country skiing, and snowshoeing.

The Hobbit. Check their information line at 604-869-0752 for show times and details. If you are looking to enjoy a live theatre performance, then plan to attend the Pantomine Play “Beauty, the Baron and the Beast” by the Hope Performing Arts Community Theatre at the Hope Station House at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Dec. 22. Tickets for the show are $10. They can be reserved by emailing hopeact@gmail.com or calling 604-206-7227. On Dec. 23, this play will be repeated after a special brunch with the Cinderella, Belle, Red Riding Hood and Prince Charming characters. This will also be at the Hope Station House The brunch starts at noon and the show follows at 1 p.m. Tickets for the show are $10. Tickets for the brunch and show are $12. They can be reserved by emailing hopeact@gmail.com or calling 604-206-7227. Hope is fortunate to have many great walking trails and two that remain easily accessible throughout the winter season are the Rotary Nature Trail along the Coquihalla River (accessible from the corner of Seventh Avenue and Wardle Street) and the Thacker Regional Park trail on the abandoned Kettle Valley Railway grade along Thacker marsh (accessible from Union Bar Road, but the gravel parking lot is not available due to bridge construction on Union Bar Road so park on the shoulder of the road near the Coquihalla River Bridge). Both are easy strolls of about 30 to 45 minutes return in length and provide bird watching opportunities. If you don’t want to venture out alone in nature consider taking part in the Dec. 22 “Families In Nature” program presented by Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning. This is a free program for families of all ages to discover the nature that sur-

rounds us. Meet at the Hope rec centre at 10 a.m. and dress appropriately for the weather. Bring water and snacks as nature walks are up to two hours in length. For the safety and comfort of others please leave your pets at home. Program runs rain, snow or shine. For more information, call 604-869-1274. If Santa brings you new electronic gadgets equipped with GPS abilities you can also get out to explore the world of geocaching (treasure hunting using GPS coordinates). There are hundreds of hidden treasure caches in the Hope region but not all of them will be winter friendly so choose wisely from those listed at www. geocaching.com – just enter a local postal code and lots of choices will be offered. If Hope should be fortunate enough to have snow over the holiday season you can add tobogganing and cross country skiing to your list of activity options. The hill at Kawkawa Lake Park is a perennial favourite for those with tubes and sleds. Even if Hope does not receive snow itself there are a number of locations close by that offer a wide variety of winter sports. Manning Park Resort is only about an hours drive east of Hope on Highway 3 and offers downhill and cross country skiing as well as snowboarding and snowshoeing. They also have a toboggan hill and the “Polar Coaster” tube park. These facilities are open daily over the holiday break plus they offer equipment rentals and lessons. Call 250-840-8822 or check www. manningpark.com for prices, times and details. Even if you don’t want to be active, a drive to the Manning Park Lodge will offer you spectacular winter scenery and a tempting menu of treats in the Cascade Café or Bear’s Den Pub. This outing is great at lifting spirits if Hope suf-

fers through an extended period of gloomy weather since Manning Park almost always offers sunshine and clear blue skies during the winter season. Snowmobiling in the Falls Lake and Coquihalla Lakes area will appeal to those who want more speed and excitement. These areas are only about a 30 minute drive northeast of Hope on Highway 5. You must have your own snowmobile or you can arrange for a rental through Variable Rentals in Kamloops. Call them at 250-573-6073 or 250-319-3424 for details or visit www.variablerentals.com. As for New Year’s Eve parties, there will be one at the Hope Station House (111 Old Hope Princeton Way) starting at 8 p.m. featuring live entertainment by The Crew and deluxe food offerings. Tickets are $29.99 per couple or $15.99 for a single. Tickets available at Hope Pharmasave, the Station House or by calling Ron at 604-860-3126. Proceeds will go to the front of building restoration. You can also ring in the new year at the Hope Legion Hall (344 Fort St.) starting at 8 p.m. with Swampwater. Tickets are $25 per person and are available from the Legion Hall. The evening will include a light snack plus a chance to win a TV. Aaron Halliday is performing an Alan Jackson tribute concert at the Hope Eagles Hall (386 Fort St.) on Dec. 31. Doors open at 8 p.m., followed by the show and dance until 1 a.m. Tickets are $20, which includes cold cuts and midnight champagne. At the Silver Chalice Pub (19974 Silverview Rd.), the celebration will feature the Woody James Band. Joe’s Restaurant & Lounge (293 Wallace St.) will have live entertainment by No Time Flat and a four-course gourmet dinner with champagne starting at 6:30 p.m. for $60 per person. Reservations recommended.

PLEASE BE ADVISED that the Fraser Valley Regional District office will be closed on the following dates for the holiday season: Monday, December 24th Tuesday, December 25th Wednesday, December 26th Monday, December 31st Tuesday, January 1st Our office will be open on Thursday/Friday, December 27th/28th and will resume our normal Monday to Friday schedule starting Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013. For further information, please contact us at: 45950 Cheam Ave. Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6 Ph: 604-702-5000 12-12 fvrd19

Christmas

Meat Draw

Saturday,General Dec. 22 Annual Starting at 3:30pm Last draw at 7:30pm Meeting Light dinner available by donation.

December Live music by11 RETROFIRE 7 pm Country/Old-Time Rock n’ Roll

Election of Officers 6-10pm All members please food attend. Entry by non-perishable item

New Year’s Eve

INCLUDES A LIGHT SNACK

Doors open at 8:00pm Music starts at 9:00pm

Live music by local band

SWAMPWATER

CHANCE TO WIN A TV

Tickets $25/person Available at Legion Lounge or call Al at 604-869-7372

Royal Canadian Legion Wheelchair Accessible Br.#228 344 Fort St. 604-869-5465

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Opinion

A6 Hope Standard Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Published at Hope, Boston Bar, Yale and surrounding area by Black Press

A costly crossing The smile on the face of the premier illuminated the early morning gloom as the new Port Mann bridge was officially opened to eight lanes earlier this month. It’s hard to say how long the honeymoon will last, especially when commuters and truckers start to see the effect the full cost of tolls will have on their wallets every month. Sensing the backlash that financial hit could spawn, crossing the bridge will be half price until Feb. 28 for drivers who haven’t registered for a special windshield sticker and until next November for those who have. The government is hoping if they get drivers hooked on the new bridge, they’ll pay whatever it takes to keep moving and won’t blink when they start getting dinged three bucks a crossing. But they may be underestimating the determination of Greater Vancouver motorists to drive for a bargain. Already burdened by the highest cost of living in Canada, extracting another $1,500 a year out of the household accounts of regular users of the Port Mann could be one debit too much. Not to mention the increases in the cost of food and consumer goods that are transported by trucks over the bridge. Three years ago the tolled Golden Ears Bridge that links Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows to Highway 1 via Langley was opened with similar fanfare. Yet every morning, drivers heading west from those communities line up bumper-to-bumper on the Lougheed Highway to cross the free Pitt River bridge as the six lanes of the Golden Ears sit largely empty. While tolls help pay for the infrastructure we so desperately need to keep up with Greater Vancouver’s booming population, those tolls need to be kept affordable for all. - Black Press

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Premier ponders black ink, oil

Tom Fletcher Premier Christy Clark has completed the traditional round of year-end interviews with legislative press gallery reporters.  Here are excerpts from my discussion with her, dealing with the Enbridge oil pipeline proposal and the balanced budget her government has promised to present in February. TF: On the Enbridge project, are you getting the answers you want on safety? PCC: No, we’re not. We’ve set out our position. The five conditions need to be met, period.   [B.C.’s conditions are “world-

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class” land and marine spill prevention and response, meeting legal obligations for aboriginal consultation, passing federal-provincial environmental assessment and a “fair share” of financial benefits.] PCC: We need the oilpatch producers, the Alberta government and the federal government to come to the table. We’ve been cross-examining Enbridge. We have not been getting any of the answers that we hoped to get. We haven’t gained a lot of comfort from that process. And none of the other conditions are even close to being met. We are doing our own study of marine traffic. We want to understand the total number of ships that are out there plying our coast right now. Because all of them have fuel in them, and some are

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tions that we receive from the experts in the Ministry of Finance, it’s going to be quite clear that we have done it. We have come by a balanced budget honestly. So when it comes to natural gas, you know that the assumption we use in the budget is based on a fairly complex formula that the Ministry of Finance has relied on for probably a decade now. We don’t fiddle with that. There are those who would say we should artificially lower the [revenue projection] number that we use. But if you artificially lower it, what’s to stand in the way of artificially raising it? You either accept the advice of your experts or you don’t. And they’re the experts, not the politicians. TF: Right now we have a deficit gap of more than a billion dollars. Can that be closed without signifi-

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Bear committee had successful year

Lions donation

Fire chief and Hope Lion Tom DeSorcy (right) recently presented early bird winner John Fortoloczky with a $500 cheque. “After Christmas Cash” tickets are still available from Lion members and at select Hope retailers. Prizes will be drawn Jan. 12.

Now that the bears are hibernating, the Hope Mountain Black Bear Committee and the Conservation Officer Service would like to thank the residents of Hope for a great year. Our partnership this past year has resulted in the creation of a program to raise awareness about bear attractants and coexisting with bears in Hope. We are very thankful for all the encouragement and help we have received from so many Hope residents. The garbage situation

has greatly improved and people have become more tolerant and understanding about the issues we face when living in bear country. We would like to thank the RCMP for their help, particularly on Halloween night, and we look forward to another year of cooperation. We are very grateful to the District of Hope for providing a helping hand whenever possible, and for financial support in the form of a grant in

aid. We are also thankful for the signs and bear proof garbage containers distributed throughout town by the district. This was a big step in the right direction. Many thanks to the Hope Rotary Club for their financial support, and also to all local businesses which have donated to our fundraisers or provided other forms of assistance. It is very much appreciated and we would not have been so successful without your help.

The FVRD and The BC Conservation Foundation are also thanked kindly for their financial help and other support. We say a big thank you to all of the dedicated volunteers who have made this program possible by donating countless hours to keeping the residents, and bears, of Hope safe. And last but not least, we thank the residents of Hope for their interest and willingness to change old habits. Because of the many

On Friday, Dec. 14 Trails Crossing Friendship Centre held a youth media blitz that brought together young people from C.E. Barry, Hope Secondary and a homeschooled student to en-

Facebook’s privacy problems, bullying and online stalkers. There were several students using various social media networks from Facebook,Twitter, deviantART, Tumblr and YouTube. At the end of

the evening, Trails Crossing had a competition for a Iconia Tablet from Acer and Jesse Tobacco won it with an inventive plan to create a female heroin using hand drawn and/ or digital anime art and

making her the Trails Crossing girl. By creating a weekly or monthly comic strip that can be seen on the Centre’s Facebook and website, as well as the Dream catcher newsletter, to at-

tract more interest in the Centre’s programs and outreach. Joshua Lemmens

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tractor, we can expect to hear something like, “why didn’t you just do that by hand? It wouldn’t have taken any longer and we would still have the rose bush” or “How are you going to fill those awful wheel ruts in the flower bed?” not realizing of course that it will be a “breeze.” All we have to do is attach the rear blade to the tractor and wait until conditions are right. The “right conditions” are defined as being home alone. It is essential to work out a set of hand signals that allow for communication between the tractor driver and the driver of the pickup truck. It is crucial to adjust the forward speed of the pickup and to synchronize the release of the clutch with the

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disappearance of slack in the tow rope. I have been told that if this part of the operation is done properly, the tow rope will remain in one piece. I find this hard to believe. There are a number of universal hand signals that convey precise directions to the other party. However, wives seem to have an uncanny ability to improvise and change hand signals to suit a particular situation. There is a correlation between the degree of change in the signals and the amount of stress associated with the towing operation.

For instance, a right hand raised to about ear level and flopping widely means you are going to fast, or it could it could stop, or there goes a fingernail, or it’s too late to save the rosebush. After the tow rope breaks for the second time, I have a signal that involves throwing my hat on the ground with great gusto. This is her signal to disappear into the house. I have not been able to figure out what she means when she points at me with her left hand and then points the index finger at the side of her and rotates it around her ear.

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Male rebuttal to why country women go gray All men realize the absolute necessity of having a wide range of motorized equipment available to keep the yard and garden in order and the driveway free of snow. Sometime our country women think there are occasions when the job could have been completed by hand, using a shovel and a rake, in about half the time it took to fondly stroke and remove the tractor from the shed. Of course, we men know better, but because of this, we have to be very careful not to find ourselves in a situation that requires us to proceed to the kitchen door with hat in hand and ask for help to extricate a stuck tractor or hook up a piece of equipment. In the case of a stuck

contributions we have received, we have had a very successful year. However, there is much more to be done and we are looking forward to another year of working with the community. Happy holidays to everyone and may the new year bring lots of happiness and prosperity. Lydia Koot

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Several changes at Hope Library other events around town. LiLi’s mandate is take the library out of the library. There have been staff changes too. Bronwyn spent the summer in Abbotsford and then moved on to Port Coquitlam. Toni is going back into semi-retirement soon – and it has been a real pleasure to work with her for the last six months. Kristin G. moved from being a page here in Hope to working as a casual circulation assistant at many of our 24 libraries. And so, Sarah is now our new shelving wizard. I’m still coming and going doing programs both in and out of the library. I suppose that hasn’t changed! In the first few months of 2013, we have several author visits, exciting spring break programs, and a brand new book club for children. More change! Toni, Jacquelynne, Sarah and myself – all of us – are looking forward to seeing you in the library in the coming year. And a great big thank you to all of the people who make the Hope Library a bustling, busy place – may each and every one of you experience all the joys and happiness of the holiday season.

Bibliotheca

Here we are, already near the end of December, with many of us (like me) near giddy with the anticipation of the joy of spending the holidays with family and friends. It really has been a great year! Now I don’t have a particularly philosophical bent, but the views expressed by the Greek philosopher Heraclitus certainly resonates with my career and with our work here in the library. In Libraryland, you see, the only constant is change. This year a puppet theatre was installed in the children’s area, resulting in almost daily puppet plays (and the children are very creative). This was made possible through donations from two generous library visitors. Funds raised by the 2012 Quiz Night helped Deb purchase a Ireland new chair in the tween area and a new carpet in the tween area appeared there as well – thanks here to our fabulous volunteers, the Friends of the Hope Library. The Friends also purchased the snazzy red mini-couch, which provides seating for the puppet show audience. The library system as a whole went a little greener and moved toward using less paper, using digital signage in many of the branches. In Hope, the display unit is on the wall behind the desk and has information about changing library initiatives and programs. New databases include Naxos (music), Mango (languages), OneClickDigital (e-books) and Zinio (magazines). Mango, OneClick, and Zinio can all be used on mobile devices. How awesome is that? Another innovation which ranks very high on the awesomeness scale are the new Community and Internet cards which both allow more universal access to the library’s collection. Along the same lines, LiLi and Smitty, as Library Live and On Tour, have been visiting the Thunderbird Hotel and have been at Story Time in the Park and

*** On the Nightstand: Just finished Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovitch. I’ve read the first 18 Stephanie Plum mysteries and this is a good series for anyone who enjoys a light read. But with this latest, the plot and characters (and even scenes – for crying out loud, how many times does Stephanie’s car have to blow up?) are getting stale. Barbara Kingsolver’s latest, on the other hand, is fabulous. Flight Behavior is the poignant story of Dellarobia Turnbow, a young woman dissatisfied with her life and family relationships in a small Tennessee community. Rich characters, brilliant writing, and a strong message about climate change make this a worthwhile and engaging read.

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Sports Mustangs finish fifth in home tournament Annual Hope Secondary alumni basketball games take place Dec. 19 Barry Stewart Hope Standard

Basketball fans were treated to a classic nailbiter in the Hope Secondary gym last Friday. The senior Mustang girls’ were in the opening game of their home tournament, against BC Christian Academy of Port Coquitlam — and Hope only led by two points at the half, 20-18.  A couple of treys in the third quarter helped the visiting Panthers pull ahead 34-31, but the Mustangs were ready to battle. There were more fouls called in the final quarter than in the rest of the game — and the Panthers made two more points than the Mustangs could manage at the foul line. With four minutes to go, Morgann Steeves sank one from the foul line to bring the score to 38-38. At 3:18, Mina Kim gave Hope a 41-40 lead and Steeves added a single at 2:15 to make it 42-40. The Panthers answered with two points from the line, tying the match again. Jamie Peters then took a pass from a throw-in and sank a shot to put Hope up 44-42 and Kim sank two free-throws with a minute remaining, giving the Mustangs a 46-42 lead. The Mustangs poured on an aggressive forecheck and were picking off the visitors’ passing, but the Panthers sank three of four foul shots in the last minute. Down by a single point with only seconds left, the Panthers’ hottest shooter, Shamara Abraham, unleashed a hail-Mary shot that banged off the rim and the Mustangs contained the ball to secure the 46-45 win. Coach Tammy Nazarchuk said the following game against D.W. Poppy on Saturday morning was a very aggressive match. “We had three of our players foul out in the first half,” she said. “It was 27-23 for Poppy at the half but they pulled away after that.” Final score: 69-50, with Azalia John netting 26 points, four of them from the foul line. “Poppy ended up second in the tournament,” added Nazarchuk. “Mission Ecole won it, by about 20 points.” The Mustangs were schooled by Burnsview, 60-22 in their third game. “Hope’s tournament all-stars were Morgann Steeves, Azalia John and Jamie Peters,” said Nazarchuk, “with honourable mention to Arden Sauvé.” ***

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Senior Mustang Azalia John goes up for two of her 16 points in the opening game of the girls’ home tournament last weekend. Hope battled neck-and-neck with the BC Christian Academy of Port Coquitlam but a missed shot in the dying seconds gave Hope a 46-45 win. The Mustangs dropped their two games on Saturday, to finish fifth out of eight teams. Tonight (Wednesday), Hope Secondary hosts its annual alumni games, with the senior girls taking on the returnees at 6 p.m. The senior boys take on the former boys at about 7:45 p.m. Admission is free, but there will be a raffle and 50/50 draws. Proceeds go toward team expenses.

Hope Secondary’s annual alumni games take place tonight (Wednesday), with the senior girls taking on the grads of yesteryear at 6 p.m. The men’s game starts at about 7:45 p.m. Rebecca Arrowsmith, a 2011 grad, is organizing the night with fellow-alumnus Linden Willock, Jaclyn McNicol  and Janelle Brouwer. Using Facebook as a sign-in device, Arrowsmith said over 10 women had indicated interest in playing or at least attending. “All the Brouwer sisters are planning on being there,” said Arrowsmith. “Janelle, Tori, Lauren and Rachel. Also Carmen Pernitsky, Reegan Barber, Richelle Willick, Rachel Deschenes, Hannah Jarvis, Shalene Sherman and myself. “Linden is taking care of the men’s side but I know Rob and Kyle Kjemhus will be there, along with Linden and Wilson Willock and Clayton Steinebach. Admission is free, but there will be a raffle and 50/50 draws. Monies will go to the athletic department to help out with costs of running the senior basketball teams.

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With regret, we announce the passing on December 2, 2012 of a dear lady, Louise Cox. Late of Hope, BC., Louise was born in Conneaut, Ohio in 1917. She had a long and eventful life, eventually retiring in Hope. There will be no services held.

FRENCH, Mary Ann, passed away peacefully at Abbotsford, B.C. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at the age of 79 years. Predeceased by her loving husband Lawrence, Mary is survived by her children, Cheryl (Randall) Marston and Maureen French. She leaves, also, her grandchildren, Adam, Aaron and Leah; her sisters, Theresa and Susan, nieces, nephews and dear friends. Funeral Services to be held at Grace Baptist Church, 949 3rd Avenue, in Hope, B.C., at 11:00 am, on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, with interment at Mountainview Cemetery. For those desiring, donations made in Mary’s memory, to your favourite charity, would be most appreciated.

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MISUMI, Ritsuko bcclassified.com May 4, 1926 Dec. 15, 2012

Ritsuko Misumi passed away peacefully at the Fraser Canyon Hospital on December 15, 2012. Ritsuko is survived by sisters: Tats Oshiro, Tokiko Nishijima, and Yoko Gillies, daughter: Marie (Dennis) Hugh, son: Scott Misumi, grandchildren: Camilla Hugh, Jason Hugh, Katie Misumi, Kevin Misumi and Steven Misumi, and greatgrandchildren: Ella Hugh and Jake Hugh. There will be a small family service. Donations can be made to Hope Hospice, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice in memory of Ritsuko.

For the many cards, memorials and acts of kindness given to me by friends and neighbours after Rod’s passing I would like to express my deepest appreciation. To Maclynn and Diana for their vigil; to Pat for his continued support, to Ernestine, Tama and Rosalee for making Rod’s celebration of life run so smoothly and Lou for putting it all together; thank you my friends. To Bobby’s and my friends Eva and Don, thank you. During Rod’s illness and afterward I know Bob was being treated royally and I need not worry about him. I will always be grateful to Dr. David Botha and the nursing and support staff at Fraser Canyon hospital for the wonderful care Rod received during his illness. Sincerely, Pat Appleby

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FARM WORKERS

4 Seasonal Farm Workers for Westcan Grhs at 2527 210 St in Langley to start Feb. 12, 2013. Work is labour intensive, includes: filling pots, moving/spacing potted plants, weeding, pulling orders, shovelling soil, outside work and other related duties. Must have own transporation. Experience required. $10.25/hr. Email resume by Dec. 21 to westcangrhs@shaw.ca

130

HELP WANTED

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.

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Email: lisa@blackpress.ca PANGO PIZZA in Hope is looking for kitchen helpers. Full time position. Will be required to work late nights and weekends. Will train. $10.75/hr. Email resume to: sukhi221@yahoo.ca

Required for an Alberta Trucking Company. One Class 1 Driver. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience pulling low boys and driving off road. Candidate must be able to pass a drug test and be willing to relocate to Edson, Alberta. Scheduled Days Off. Call Lloyd 780-723-5051

for a busy logging company in Harrison Mills. MUST BE PROFICIENT WITH EXCEL!

Competitive Wages Commensurate w/ experience & Benefits Available. Please fax: (1)604-796-0318 or e-mail: grant.tamihilog@shaw.ca WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com

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ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

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188

LEGAL SERVICES

PURE CHI. Relaxing Chinese Full Body MASSAGE ~ 604-702-9686 9am-11:30pm 9263 Young Rd Chwk www.purechimassage.com

MIND BODY SPIRIT

604-746-6777 2459 McCallum Rd. Abby. *****Hiring New Girls*****

FINANCIAL SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 239

COMPUTER SERVICES

ALLSYS IT, new computer sales & service. 604-869-3456 or info@allsyscomputers.com

260

ELECTRICAL

C & C Electrical Mechanical • ELECTRICAL • FULL PLUMBING SERVICES • HVAC GAS FITTING *Free Est. *Licensed *Insured 24hr. Emergency Service

604-475-7077 KENLIN ELECTRIC, residential, rural, commercial, new construction, reno’s. Call (604)860-8605

ANSWERS FOR DECEMBER 12 CROSSWORD PUZZLE

25 yrs in roofing industry

Family owned & operated. Fully ins. We do Cedar Shakes, conversions, concrete tiles, torchon, fibreglass shingles, restoration & repairs. 20 yr labour warr. 604-427-2626 or 723-2626 www.mainlandroof.com

374

TREE SERVICES

PHILLIPS TREE SERVICES, Removals, Toppings. Free estimates & Fully Insured. Call 604-869-9990

387

WINDOWS

275

FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS

CANYON CARPETS, 549 Wallace St., Hope. For all your floor covering needs! Call 604-869-2727

300

LANDSCAPING

GLEN TRAUN LANDSCAPING, Commercial & Residential yard maintenance. Call 604-869-2767

320

MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555.

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt shingles, flat rfs. Cln Gutters $80. Liability Insur. 1-855-240-5362

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www.bcclassified.com 604-869-2421 Toll-free 1-866-575-5777

CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 European German Shepherd pups, 12 weeks, nice, classic colors. Lrg dogs CKC + all shots $1000/ea & up. 2 F. 604-538-4883 German Shepherd Puppies, American Canadian bloodline, wonderful temperament, great confirmation $1200. 856-2004 / 604-908-7913 GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES P.B. $1200: Born Sept. 29th. 2 Male, 1 Female. (778)863-6332 GERMAN SHEPHERDS registered. All ages & colours. $750-$1500. 604-882-9555. DeaSmith@shaw.ca

FRASER CANYON GLASS, for all your glass repairs, windshields domestic & imports. (604)869-9514

NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com

PETS

PITBULL puppies. 5 males, 4 females. 6 wks old. White & brown. $350. each obo. 604-300-0807

PETS

AMERICAN COCKER Vet ✔, cuddly, family raised, paper trained. Exc pet! $700. 604-823-4393 Chwk.

New GIRLS, New LOOK, New Management!

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Mainland Roofing Ltd.

477

WONDERFUL Massage

CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

AMERICAN BULLDOGS $1200 Ready for Xmas 4 females, 3 males 1st shots dewormed(604)230-1999

Own A Vehicle? Borrow Up To $25,000

PERSONAL SERVICES

173 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

TRADES, TECHNICAL

NOW HIRING A TRADESPERSON-PLUMBER/SPRINKLER FITTER IN SURREY SCHOOLS. The successful candidate will carry out planned and emergency maintenance, repair, and installation of institute water, gas, drainage, domestic hot water systems and backflow prevention assemblies. For more info and to apply, visit www.makeafuture.ca/surrey or www.surreyschools.ca.

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PITBULLS. Ready for Christmas. 3 M & 1 F. $950 obo. View both parents. Call for pictures 778-240-5811 PUPPIES FOR SALE, 7 wks old, Terrier X Multi Poo $500 Call 604-856-3855

GOLDEN Retriever collie (Lassie) X pups. Born Oct 13. Ready for new families. Raised in home with kids cats & other dogs. These pups are well socialized, sweet and mellow. Both parents here to meet. Dad is Golden retriever: OFA hips cert. clear of hip dysplasia and eyes cert. so is mom. Both parents 4H (obedience, showmanship, agility) dogs. You can’t find a better combination for a companion dog (smart & loyal) 1st shots & dewormed. Both males & females avail, all black in color with varying amounts of white on toes & chest. 604-820-4827 Mission

Pupplies for Xmas -Rottie X Pitti. 1st shots, dewormed. cropped tails. 8 wks. $400/ea. (604)961-9117

Wolf X Shepherd pups, $450. blk w/markings, view parents. chrisjo@telus.net (604)869-2772

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 545

FUEL

1YR Seasoned Alder Birch Maple Clean, Split, DRY & Delivered. Family Operated for 20 yrs. (604) 825-9264

Eagle Valley Premium

WOOD PELLETS $4.30/40lb bag when purchasing a skid of 60 bags OR $5.10/40lb bag individually Call 604-869-9952 or 604-819-3593 20305 Flood Road, Hope

Shop from home! Check out our FOR SALE sections: class 500’s for Merchandise, 600’s for Real Estate, and for Automotive view our 800’s.

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FURNITURE

REAL ESTATE 633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

MATTRESSES starting at $99

BUSINESS AND FINANCE: Seeking a business opportunity or partner? Posting legal notices? Need investors, agents or distributors, this is where you advertise.

560

MISC. FOR SALE

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New SRI *1152 sq/ft Double wide $77,900. *14x70 Full gyproc single wide - loaded $66,900. Repossessed mobile, manufactured & modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960. Glenbrookhomes.net

636

MORTGAGES

2 Bdrm apt. $650 1 Bdrm apt $575 F/S, coin laund, cable incl., secure prkg. Avail Now.

HOPE, Retail Space available, 591 Wallace, 3 units + storage shed starting at $400/mon +hst, incl heat, water & garbage. Call Rob @ 604869-9763

715 RENTALS 706

20 Acres FREE! Buy 40-Get 60 acres. $0-Down, $168/mo. Money Back Guarantee, NO CREDIT CHECKS. Beautiful Views. Roads/Surveyed. Neaer El Paso, Texas. 1-800-843-7537 www.sunsetranches.com

APARTMENT/CONDO

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BEDROOM APARTMENT

For Rent in Kings Court on main floor. $600./mo. Heat & hot water incl. Air conditioning & balcony. D.D. and Ref’s Required. Seniors preferred. Avail. immed.

FOR SALE BY OWNER

Call 604-869-0932 LEAVE MESSAGE HOPE:

1 bedroom apartments for rent on Wallace St. $600. Newly renovated. Great view of Mt. Hope. On site coin-op laundry. N/P, N/S.

LAIDLAW, 660K for 5 rich good water acres, 2 storey, 5 bdrm, 5 bath w/ 5 skylights. Call (604)869-7568

HOMES WANTED

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

HOPE - 3 bdrm duplex, 2 bath, big fenced yard, central to all schools. Small pet ok. Call (604)860-3658

733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS

HOPE

HOPE, 1979 Manufactured/Mobile Home for Sale. 16’ x 67’, 3 bdrm, propane and electric heat, W/D, F/S. $7000.00 obo. Must be moved from current location. Call 604-8695802.

WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-657-9422

1030 3rd Ave.

HOPE, Newly reno’d commercial storefront in centre of town for rent or lease, 1200 sq ft, avail immed. $890/mo. Call 1-604-505-1077 or 1-604-267-7473

REAL ESTATE

627

Coquihalla Courts

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

STEEL BUILDINGS/ METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

625

HOPE

Ross Fullbrook Royal LePage 604-792-0077

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

ACREAGE

Avail now. Call (604)869-6599 or (604)796-0069

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HAWAII ON THE MAINLAND, healthy low-cost living can be yours. Modern Arenal Maleku Condominiums, 24/7 secured Community, Costa Rica “friendliest country on earth”! 1-780-952-0709; www.CanTico.ca.

603

APARTMENT/CONDO

2 or 3 bedroom townhouse, 5 appl., soundproof, radiant heat, blinds, fenced yard, patio, 658 Coquihalla St., sunny side of town, N/S, no dogs, D/D Ref’s req.

NEW PILLOWTOP QUEEN MATTRESS SET. In packaging. Incls. Warranty $200! 604-798-1608

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RENTALS

Call (604)869-1301 or kflimited@hotmail.com HOPE, 2 bdrm apt in newer building in downtown. W/D, A/C, secure, priv. balcony, covered parking, N/S, no party, suit. for mature or seniors. Call 604-855-9940

HOPE

For sale or for rent, in a 55+ community a 2 bedroom manufactured home. Better than an apartment. No noisy neighbours. For rent only a double wide home with 2 bedrooms and a den. References, criminal background check. One small pet OK under 20 lbs, N/S. Call for appointment. Now accepting applications.

Gordon 604-240-3464 HOPE

In a 55+ community in Hope. Mobile homes for sale 2 bedrooms from $14,000 to a brand new one for $74,000. 2- Vacant pads for rents.

Call Gordon 604-240-3464

RENTALS 733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS

TRANSPORTATION 810

TRANSPORTATION

AUTO FINANCING

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HALF house for rent. Opposite Esquimalt High on 828 Colvile Rd. 3 Bedrooms, large yard for pets and kids. 250-885-8002 or 250-885- 8090

Hope, 535 Queens St. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appl, garage, wood f/p, pets negot. Avail. Nov. 15, $1000/m Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage, 604792-0077

HOUSES FOR SALE

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HOUSES FOR SALE

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CARS - DOMESTIC

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1996 FORD CONTOUR 4dr auto fully loaded ST#305 THIS WEEK $999

Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

1995 FORD EXPLORER 2dr 4X4 5spd 5 pass Aircared ST#299 $2495 1999 PONTIAC TRANSPORT van 7 pgr low km ST#281 THIS WEEK $2299 2002 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 4dr auto st#195 $2995

1-800-961-7022

www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557

1997 HONDA CIVIC 4dr auto Aircare ST#323 $2700

KAWKAWA LAKE, 3 bdrm home, stunning views of lake, floor to ceiling reno’s just completed, water access 100 yds away, W/D, $990/mo. Avail immed. Call 1-604-505-1077 or 1-604-267-7473

827

VEHICLES WANTED

Wanted, Small camper van, GM “poptop”, Call Syd in Agassiz (604)796-2649

SILVER CREEK, 4 bdrm, 2 bath, Avail. Dec 15, 4 appl. $1050/mo, D/D & ref’s req. Call (604)869-1765

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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

ROOMS FOR RENT

HOPE, Long term stay available, for non smokers, utility included. Picture ID and credit card req. Call 604-860-5223 HOPE. Room for rent, wireless & cable access, laundry, unfurnished. $400/mo. Ref’s needed. Call (604)750-8422

750

SUITES, LOWER

HOPE, 3 bdrm suite, on private acreage, sunny location with lots of outdoor opportunities, covered parking, $600/mon., horse paddocks on property. Avail Dec 1. Call (604)869-9990

SCRAP CARS & METALS - CA$H for CARS Up to $300. No Wheels - No Problem! Friendly & Professional Service. Servicing the Fraser Valley 1-855-771-2855

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673 The Scrapper

HOPE, near new ground level 1 bdrm suite in quiet area, walking distance to downtown, $690/mon, Avail immediately. Call Walter @1 (604)792-0077(Royal Lepage office in Chilliwack).

752

TOWNHOUSES

2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026

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1999 TOYOTA COROLLA 4dr sedan fully loaded ST#303 $3495 2000 HONDA CIVIC 4dr auto sedan ST#169 $3495 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA 4dr auto sdn a/c runs good st#302 $3500 2002 PONTIAC GRAND AM 4dr sdn auto Aircare low km st#313 $3800 1997 NISSAN PATHFINDER 4dr auto 4X4 runs good ST#221 $3900 1994 CHEV CAMARO black, auto T-Top low kms 178K ST#279 $4,800 2005 PONTIAC GRAND AM 4dr auto AirCrae ST#276 $4900 2007 PONTIAC MONTANNA 7pgr Van runs good no accidents ST#312 $6900 2006 DODGE MAGNUM 4dr wagon auto fully loaded ST#106 $6900 2007 FORD FUSION 4DR auto, loaded ST#250 $6900 2007 FORD FUSION 4dr sdn aotu full load Aircare st#321 $7,900 04 JEEP LIBERTY 4X4 auto Aircared ST#319 $7900 04 AUDI A4 4dr sdn, auto Lthr Aircared ST#320 $8800 2009 CHEV IMPALA 4dr auto, loaded ST#325 $8,900

TRUCKS THIS WEEK:

HOPE, 3 bdrm townhouse, 1 1/2 bath, full bsmt, No Pets, $850/mon. 1-604-858-4629

818

2006 FORD FREESTAR SE

Ext. van, 130K, 7 pass. loaded, Excellent condition. Only $5450! 604.556.4242

HOPE, house for rent, 2 bedroom, new carpets, new paint job. $850/mon. Avail. immediately. Ref. & DD Req’d. Call 1-604-795-1433

KAWKAWA LAKE, small 2 bdrm home, self contained, F/S, W/D, with view of lake, front porch, large yard $490/mo. Call 604-267-7473 or 604-505-1077

TRUCKS & VANS

CARS - DOMESTIC

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HOMES FOR RENT

HOPE, 3 bdrm house with unfinished bsmt in Silver Creek, incl. 4 appl., N/S, completely reno’d. Tenant must be tidy with good ref. $1000+util. 604-302-5100

AUTO SERVICES

HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244

HOPE, Silver Hope Mobile Park. Cabin, Mobile homes, and R/V pads for monthly rentals, cable included. Call (604)869-1203

736

TRANSPORTATION

Ch-ihl-kway-uhk Forestry Limited Partnership Notice of Public Viewing Forest Stewardship Plan Amendment #4 Notice is hereby given that Ch-ihl-kway-uhk Forestry Limited Partnership is submitting Forest Stewardship Plan Amendment #4. The Forest Development Units outlined within the amended plan are located within the Chilliwack Forest District/Fraser TSA. The Forest Stewardship Plan Amendment #4 conforms and complies with applicable Higher Level Plans, the Forest and Range Practices Act and the associated regulatory framework. As per Section 20 of the Forest Planning and Practices Regulation, notice is hereby given to all applicable First Nations, Forest Tenure Holders, Guide Outfitters, Trappers, Private Land Owners, Water Users and the general public that Forest Stewardship Planning is proceeding and your input is requested so that any concerns or comments can be addressed. The Forest Stewardship Plan Amendment #4 is available for public review and comment at the following location; Chartwell Consultants Ltd.’s office located at #210-275 Fell Avenue in North Vancouver, BC and on the following website: http://www.tselxweyeqw. ca/page.php?id=64&p=56. The review and comment period commences on December 21, 2012 and lasts for a period of 60 days. Comments regarding this plan are welcomed and must be received by February 21, 2012. Comments should be submitted to Rob Deines, RPF of Chartwell Consultants Ltd., #210 – 275 Fell Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3R5: E-mail rdeines@chartwell-consultants.com: Phone (604) 980-5061: Fax (604) 986-0361 12/12W_CL19

2007 FORD F150 reg cab V6 auto long box ST#205 $8,900 2005 GMC SLE CREW cab 4X4 auto diesel long box, loaded ST#218 $10,900 2001 FORD F350 Dually 4X4 cr/cab XLT 7.3L pwrstrk diesel ST#130 $11,900 2008 FORD F150 REG CAB 4x4 auto long box ST#207 $11,900 2007 FORD RANGER 4X4 auto S/cab st#193 $11,900 2007 FORD F150 supercab cre XLT 4X4 auto fuel loaded ST#273 $13,900 2005 FORD F250 CREW cab Lariat leather diesel 4X4 auto ST#246 $13,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT crew cab diesel 4X4 auto long box ST#283 $13,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT CREW cab diesel 4X4 auto long box runs good ST#309 $14,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT quad cab 4X4 auto diesel only 156K st#17 $15,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT crew cab diesel 4X4 auto long box only 160Km st#310 $15,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT crew cab diesel 4X4 auto full loaded long box st#311 $15,900 2008 GMC 2500 HD Quad cab 4X4 auto long box ST#267 $15,900 2007 CHEV 2500 HD quad cab 4X4 auto gas, shortbox, fully loaded ST#267 $15,900 2005 CHEV 2500 HD LS cr/cab Duramax diesel leather 4X4 auto ST#190 $15,900 2007 FORD F350 LARIAT crew cab diesel 4X4 auto short box ST#275 $18,900

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