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When the City of Kimberley purchased the ladder truck for the Fire Department a couple of years ago, it was argued that one day it might prove very valuable on a major fire. That

day came last Friday, December 28, 2012, as the Kootenay Cycle Works building in the Platzl went up in flames. With the ability to get at the fire and spray water from above, firefighters were able to save the building immediately adjacent — the Gilded Goat — and prevent the fire from spreading through the entire block. The buildings in the Platzl are older and very

close together. Had the fire taken off, it could have been catastrophic, says Kimberley Assistant Fire Chief Rick Prasad. “We’d still be fighting it,” Prasad said Monday morning. “The ladder truck was extremely useful in protecting the remaining structures. We were able to get water on the nearby buildings and prevent the fire from spreading.” See FIRE, page 3

Chamber to elect new board of directors Chamber AGM Tuesday, January 29, 2013 C AROLYN GR ANT

The Kimberley Chamber of Commerce has words to live by in 2013 — “Focused on business”. The Chamber will be passing on duties at the Info Centre to Tourism Kimberley early in the new year and seeking a new office space. Chamber President Darren Close said in December that aiding Kimberley businesses will be the main focus for the Chamber going forward. The first order of business in the new year is the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at the Conference Centre. A new board of directors will be elected, and a brief business meeting will take

place as well. But in keeping with the new business-focused theme, the evening is all about Kimberley businesses. Bring your business cards and network in an informal setting. You also might want to feature your business and what it’s about by taking a table at the Mini Trade Show. There are a limited number of tables available ($20 for members, $30 for non-members) and a 10 per cent discount available if you book by January 8, 2013. The AGM starts at 6:30 p.m. and non-members, prospective members or any interested parties are invited to attend. Appetizers will be provided and there will be a cash bar. Call Bev Campbell at 778-481-4883 or 250-4273666 for more information on the Trade Show or the AGM.

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Power Up 2012 a great success For the Bulletin

Over fifty skaters took part in the Power Up camp held Dec 27 and 26 at the Civic Arena in Kimberley. The camp, hosted by the Northstar Figure Skating Club, catered to both figure skaters and hockey players. Three groups of figure skaters and hockey players by age moved through the two-day program, which included both on and off ice training. Thirty-nine hockey players and fourteen figure skaters from Kimberley, Cranbrook, Fernie and Invermere attended the two-day camp. The line up of instructors included; Danielle Fujita-Elford, from Invermere, who has 22 years of professional coaching experience. She covered blade awareness, edge development, forward and backward stride technique, quick feet and

Figure skaters participate in off ice fitness training. turn development. The instruction is designed to teach proper techniques and biomechanics of skating. She was assisted by Wayne and Shane Murray both KMHA coaches. Heather Bourchier, a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from Tanglefoot

Training Center, led participants through core, strength, flexibility and balance training. Dave Gollogly, focused on mental skills. The training assists hockey players in learning the skills to create, maintain and regain focus during their game and channel nervous

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energy to achieve their goals. Tamara Harrision, the Northstar Figure Skating coach, assisted with the Star Skate program. The Kimberley Dynamiters have been a huge supporter and this year star defenseman Corson Johnson gave a

Danielle demonstrates the knee bends chalk talk to the hockey players. The talk focused on character building in the sport of hockey with emphasis on the leadership qualities that promote strong teams both on and off the ice. He fielded a number of questions from the youngsters. After the session he

Fire’s cause not determined From Page 1 He says the closest neighbour, the Gilded Goat building, sustained minimal damage. “It appears to be structurally sound.” The cause of the fire, which began just before 6 p.m. last Friday evening, is still under investigation, Prasad said. At the peak of the effort, 24 firefighters were on the scene. Fire crews remained on scene through the night. As for when the rubble from the fire might be removed from the Platzl, Prasad says that matter is currently in the hands of insurance agents. Kootenay Cycle Works has announced on the Facebook page that they are currently seeking a new location, and over 100 people have left messages of support. The business has posted a picture of a phoenix rising from the ashes on their page.

passed out complimentary tickets to the Dynamiters game against Beaver Valley. Funding assistance from the Winter Games Legacy, received last winter assisted the skating club in being able to bring this camp to the Community. Kim Miller and the Northstar

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Figure Skating club would like to thank all the participants, volunteers and instructors that made this happen. Kim Miller of Kimberley was the coordinator and driving force behind this very successful training program.

Canfor confirms $40 million investment in Elko mill BARRY COULTER Townsman Editor

Firefighters break open a window in an attempt to vent smoke from Kootenay Cycle Works.

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Earlier in December, Canfor Corporation announced it was going ahead with a $40 million investment in its Elko sawmill. The company, which earlier this year acquired the assets formerly owned by Tembec, said the investment is part of a multi-year capital investment program aimed at enhancing productivity and cost performance across the company. The Elko sawmill is located 65 kilometres east of Cranbrook. Canfor said the Elko investment will include upgrades to the sawmill, increased kiln drying capacity and construction of a greenfield plan-

er mill complex. The capital project will commence in the first quarter of 2013. Completion is anticipated in the third quarter. “These investments are aligned with our strategic investments in our Kootenay assets, and are necessary to ensure our Elko facility can operate competitively in all market conditions,” said Don Kayne, President and CEO of Canfor Corporation. Canfor is the largest forest company in British Columbia, directly employing more than 3,500 people in B.C. Over the last three years, the company has invested $372 million in its B.C. facilities including the restart of the Radium and Vavenby mills.

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RDEK urges patience at busy transfer stations Annalee Gr ant Townsman staff

Santa has come and gone, and the East Kootenay is cleaning up after family get togethers, opening presents and all the Christmas and New Year’s cheer. The Regional District of East Kootenay, which

operates area landfills, is asking residents to be courteous and thoughtful this season when they take trips to the transfer stations to drop off their Christmas garbage. For staff at the RDEK’s transfer station, the weeks after Christmas are the busiest of the year. “The days between Christmas and New Years are extremely busy,” said Loree

Duczek, the RDEK’s communications Manage. “Unfortunately, much of the waste we receive during this time is made up of cardboard and recyclable packaging and wrapping paper.” All of those items can be recycled, and the RDEK is asking residents to sort their garbage before committing it to the landfill. Cardboard, paper-based wrapping paper, enve-

lopes and cards are all recyclable materials, while foil wrapping paper, tin pie plates, styrofoam and dirty/unwashed or unnumbered plastics cannot be recycled. those items should go in the garbage if you can’t find another use for them. As the RDEK works to keep the transfer stations clear, they are asking that residents remember to flatten all recyclables to save space.

“Boxes take up a tremendous amount of room in the yellow recycling bins and throwing them in without flattening them down not only fills up the bins faster, but often means that other people aren’t able to use the bins because they’re too full,” Duczek said. Boxes, milk jugs, and other bulky recyclables can all be squashed down to make room. See page 5

School District won’t appeal BARRY COULTER Townsman Editor

School District 5 has decided not to appeal a recent Supreme Court decision granting a group of Cranbrook teachers a new compensation board hearing. The School District announced its decision Thursday in a press release, following a special meeting of the Board on Friday, Dec. 21. Six Cranbrook teachers who claim they were poi-

soned by mercury during their time at Mount Baker Secondary School were granted a new court-ordered compensation board hearing by Supreme Court Justice A. Saunders on Tuesday, Dec. 4. On Dec. 4, Saunders said the decision handed down by the Worker’s Compensation Appeal Tribunal in September, 2010 was unfair. “It was manifestly unfair to the petitioners,” Saunders wrote in his ruling. “The

panel’s conclusion was patently unreasonable in failing to weigh all of the relevant evidence and in imposing a requirement that mercury poisoning be proven, as that diagnosis would be made by physicians.” Frank Lento, chair of the Board of Trustees, indicated that the ruling itself does not involve the school district. “Strictly speaking the judge was dealing with the WCAT decision and how it was made,” Lento said. “The

district’s responsibility in this matter was to determine if there was a safety concern and if so to properly address it. The board of the day did exactly that.” Following the initial BCTF claim in 2006, SD5 undertook a $200,000 investigation into mercury at Mount Baker and completed the necessary upgrades to ensure the building’s continued safety. No concerns regarding mercury have since been reported.

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Make a resolution to quit with B.C.’s Smoking Cessation Program

VICTORIA - Smokers who want to make a New Year’s resolution to quit are reminded that help is available from B.C.’s Smoking Cessation Program. “Quitting smoking can be the best thing you can do for your health as it will reduce health risks like cancer, heart disease and asthma,” said Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid. “There are a range of supports in place through our Smoking Cessation Program, and accessing them can be as simple as calling 8-1-1.” Since the Smoking Cessation Program was launched on Sept. 30, 2011, 161,453 orders for nicotine replacement therapies have been placed through HealthLink BC. As well, over 45,000 people have obtained a prescription for a smoking cessation drug while visiting their physician for another reason. The program aims to help British Columbians stop smoking by assisting with the cost of smoking cessation aids. Once in each calendar year, B.C. residents enrolled with the Medical Services Plan can re-

ceive coverage for a single continuous course, lasting up to 12 weeks, of either a prescribed smoking cessation drug through the PharmaCare program or a free supply of nicotine replacement gum or patches. While a prescription for a smoking cessation drug can be obtained simply by visiting a physician for another

reason, the nicotine replacement therapies can be easily accessed by calling HealthLink BC at 8-1-1, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Smoking increases many health risks, including lung cancer, throat and oral cancer, heart disease, stroke and emphysema. For longterm smokers, it’s never a bad time to quit. By quitting smoking, British Columbians are taking active steps towards making the healthy choice, the easy choice for themselves and their families. Quitting smoking and reducing exposure to second-hand smoke greatly improves

both quality of life and lifespan. “There has never been a better time to quit smoking, with QuitNow offering a variety of tools that greatly complement the Smoking Cessation Program and help British Columbians to quit,” said BC Lung Association CEO Scott M c - Donald.

“Choose to make a positive impact on your health this holiday season. Cancer prevention depends on healthy living and healthy public policies,” said Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon, CEO Barbara Kaminsky. “I applaud British Columbians who have taken the important next step and chosen the Smoking Cessation Program.” British Columbians who register with the Smoking Cessation Program are able to receive further web, text and telephone support from QuitNow Services (‘QuitNow’), which is operated by the BC Lung Association. HealthLink BC staff can also transfer callers directly to QuitNow. While B.C. has the lowest smoking rate in Canada at 14.3 per cent, there are still approxi-

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Recycling etiquette From Page 4 In the meantime, the RDEK is clearing the transfer stations more often in the busy season. If you happen across a full trash bin, Duczek said the best thing to do is find another or wait until it’s clear. “Our contractors are busy servicing the recycling bins as quickly as they can; however, if people do come across full or overflowing recy-

cling bins, we are asking them to go to a nearby bin or come back. Never leave recyclables on or around bins,” she said. Leaving your recyclables or garbage in front of a bin encourages others to do the same, which makes a mess and takes longer for RDEK staff to clear the bins. “Many of our bins are located on private property and we need

to make sure we keep these areas clean or we risk having to remove bins,” Duczek said. For all other items, there are provincial programs in place for electronics, appliances, batteries and chemicals. For more information on where to recycle other items, contact the RDEK at (250) 4892791.

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Fees rising across Canada Annalee Gr ant Townsman Staff

Prepare to open your wallets a little wider in 2013. B.C.’s Medical Services Premiums are jumping again for the third year in a row. The provincial government is introducing a four per cent hike in premiums once the clock ticks to January 1, 2013. Individuals will now pay $66, up from $64. A family of two currently pays $116 and in 2013

that will jump to $120.50. Families of three or more will now pay $133 up from $128. Federally, several fees will be rising for residents in 2013 as well. Taxes for both Employment Insurance and the Canada Pension Plan will go up. Employees will see $891.21 taken off their cheques next year if they make $47,400 or more. That’s up $51.50. Employers will start paying $1,247.57 per employee, which is up $71.61. Canada Pension Plan contributions are

going up as well. For those making $51,100 or more, contributions will go up $49.50 for a total of $2,356.20. Employers will also see an increase. BC Hydro rates will go up 3.91 per cent in April and most cities in the province will see their property taxes rise by two to three per cent. Here in Cranbrook, water utilities are going up by $1 and will be $55.50 this year. for homeowners looking to save on utilities, paying up all your fees by February 28 will give you a five per cent discount.

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is not known if the word “dysfunctional” was invented specifically to describe the Nigerian state — several other candidates also come to mind — but the word certainly fills the bill. The political institutions of Africa’s biggest country are incapable of dealing with even the smallest challenge. Indeed, they often make matters worse. Consider, for example, the way that the Nigerian government has dealt with the Islamist terrorists of Boko Haram. Or rather, how it has failed to deal with them. Boko Haram (the phrase means “Western education is sinful”) began as a loony but not very dangerous group in the northern state of Bornu who rejected everything that they perceived as “Western” science. In a BBC interview in 2009 its founder, Mohammed Yusuf, claimed that the concept of a spherical Earth is against Islamic teaching. He also denied that rain came from water evaporated by the sun. Bornu is a very poor state, however, and his preaching gave him enough of a following among the poor and ignorant to make him a political threat to the established order. So hundreds of his followers were killed in a massive military and police attack on the movement in 2009, and Mohammed Yusuf himself was murdered while in police custody. That was what triggered Boko Haram’s terrorist campaign. Its attacks grew rapidly: by early 2012 Boko Haram had killed 700 people in dozens of attacks against military, police, government and media organisations and against the Christian minorities living in northern Nigeria. So last March Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, promised that the security forces would end the insurgency by June. But the death toll just kept climbing. In September, a senior official told The

Guardian newspaper that “There is no sense that the government has a real grip. The situation is not remotely under control.” Last week alone saw six people dead in an attack on a church on Christmas Day, seven killed in Maiduguri, the capital of Bornu state, on 27 December, and the abduction and murder of 15 Christians, mostly by slitting their throats, in a town near Maiduguri on the 28th. President Jonathan’s reGwynne sponse was to visit a Christian church on Sunday and Dyer congratulate the security forces on preventing many more attacks during Christmas week: “Although we still recorded some incidents, the extent of attacks which (Boko Haram) planned was not allowed to be executed.” If this is what success looks like, Nigeria is in very deep trouble. Part of the reason is the “security forces”, which are corrupt, incompetent, and brutal. In the murderous rampages that are their common response to Boko Haram’s attacks, they have probably killed more innocent people than the terrorists themselves, and have certainly stolen more property. Right across the country’s mainly Muslim north, they are Boko Haram’s best recruiting sergeants. But it is the government that raises, trains and pays these security forces, and even in a continent where many countries have problems with the professionalism of the army and police, Nigeria’s are in a class by themselves. That is ultimately because its politicians are also in a class by themselves. There are some honest and serious men and women among them, but as a group they are spectacularly cynical and self-serving. One reason is Nigeria’s oil: 100 million Nigerians, two-thirds of the population, live on less than a dollar a day, but there is a lot of oil money around to steal, and politics is the best way to steal it. Another is

the country’s tribal, regional and religious divisions, which are extreme even by African standards. In the mainly Muslim north, 70 per cent of the population lives below the poverty line; in the mostly Christian south, only half do. Now add a ruthless Islamist terrorist group to the mix, and stir. Boko Haram’s support does not just come from a tiny minority of religious fanatics and from grieving and angry people turned against the government by the brutality of the security forces. It also comes from a huge pool of unemployed and demoralised young men who have no hope of ever doing anything meaningful with their lives. Democracy has not transformed politics dramatically for the better anywhere in Nigeria, but the deficit is worst in the north, where the traditional rulers protected their power by making alliances with politicians who appealed to the population’s Islamic sentiments. That’s why all the northern states introduced sharia law around the turn of the century: to stave off popular demands for more far-reaching reforms. But that solution is now failing, for the cynical politicians who became Islamist merely for tactical reasons are being outflanked by genuine fanatics who reject not only science and religious freedom but democracy itself. Nigeria only has an Islamist terrorist problem at the moment, mostly centred in the north and with sporadic attacks in the Christian-majority parts of the country. But it may be heading down the road recently taken by Mali, in which Islamist extremists actually seize control of the north of the country and divide it in two. And frankly, lots of people in the south wouldn’t mind a bit: just seal the new border, and forget about the north.

Gwynne Dyer is a London-based independent journalist.

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Make your New Year’s resolutions While 2013 will bring us plenty of entertainment in the way of new films (among them the second Hobbit movie, expected to be released by year’s end), new books (including several by previous Man Booker award-winners), and new music from around the world, it will also, no doubt, bring to stages and pubs in Cranbrook and Kimberley new local musical and theatrical talent as well as showcasing many established local performers. If you haven’t yet made a New Year’s Resolution perhaps it could be to get out to more shows by local Kootenay artists and enjoy the freshness of local live local performances. You’ll find some of them listed below.

deadline for entry forms, available from the CDAC office, is 5 p.m. on January 2. The deadline for artwork is 3 p.m. on January 4. Through Youthful Eyes Kimberley Arts Council’s next exhibition, ‘Through Youthful Eyes’, opens today in the Gallery at Centre 64 featuring works by students of Kootenay Orchards and Pinewoods Elementary Schools, Parkland Middle School, Kimberley Alternate School, Kimberley Independent School, and Selkirk Secondary School. An opening reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 12. Hoola Hoop Heidi Bisgaard will conduct Hoola Hoop classes at Centre 64 this evening and each Tuesday evening until April 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. Anyone wishing to take part in this full body workout should call Centre 64 at 250-427-4919.

Wednesday, January 2 We Paint The Kimberley painting group, ‘We Paint ‘, is back in action this evening at 7 p.m. in the dance Eye on studio at Centre 64. Anyentertainment Wednesday, January 9 one interested in joining Fibre Arts Group this supportive group for Mike Kimberley & District Fibre painters of all skill levels should call Marianne Redfern Arts Guild meets tonight at 7 p.m. in the weaving studio at Rennick at 250-427-3440. Centre 64. Anyone interested Natalie MacMaster tickin joining this group which meets every ets Tickets for the April 10 concert by Mari- Wednesday afternoon or evening should time fiddler Natalie MacMaster at the Key contact Becky Pelkonen at 250-432-9549 or City Theatre are now available at the KCT Centre 64 at 250-427-4919. Tai Chi box-office for $46 inclusive. Best to get them Tai Chi slow movement meditation early as this will definitely be a sell out. classes are conducted by Adele Norman at Centre 64 each Wednesday afternoon from Friday, January 4 3 to 4 p.m. If you’d like to join, call Centre 64 St. Eugene Weekend Showcase Tonight and tomorrow night at 9 p.m. at 250-427-4919. GoGo Grannies Travelogue the St. Eugene Casino & Golf Resort WeekThe GoGo Grannies present a second end Showcase features Paul Filek. travelogue by Sabine and Gabe Pfieffer this evening at 7 p.m. in the College of the RockSaturday, January 5 ies lecture theatre. This blend of pictures Kimberley Christmas Bird Count Bird watchers and feeder watchers are and music describes a tour of Laos and invited to participate in the Rocky Moun- Thailand. Admission is by donation. For tain Naturalists’ annual bird count in Kim- more information contact Norma at 250berley today. Those wishing to check birds 426-6111. in the field are asked to meet at the Platzl Thursday, January 10 parking lot at 8.45 a.m. where experienced Searching For The Sugar Man and novice birders will be teamed up. Bring The Rockies Film series presents the a lunch and birding gear. There will be a potluck dinner at the end of the day If you movie ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ this eveprefer to count birds at the feeding station ning at 7 p.m. in the Columbia Theatre. It is in your yard please phone in your count re- a story about little known 60s musician Rosults between 5 and 6 p.m. to Ruth Goodwin driguez whose Dylan-like album became a at 250-427-5404. For more information call phenomenon in apartheid South Africa. It is a film about hope and inspiration, truth Ruth at the foregoing number. versus illusion, and the resonating power of Banff Mountain Filmfest Wildsight presents the Banff Mountain music. Tickets are $10, available at Lotus Filmfest at Key City Theatre at 7.30 p.m. this Books, or $12 at the door. evening. Tickets are $25, available from the Saturday, January 12 KCT box-office (250-426-7006), all proceeds Myrtle Mountain Snowshoe going to support Wildsight’s local educaThe Kimberley Nature Park Society intional projects. vites you to join members in a snowshoe 3D Show at Artrageous The exhibition of pottery, ceramics, jew- hike to Myrtle Mountain viewpoint in the ellery, woodwork, wearable art, and other Nature Park today. Meet at the Swann Aveitems closes at the Artrageous Gallery today. nue entrance at 10 a.m. for this 3 to 4 hour, 10.5 km hike to the top of Myrtle Mountain and back along the Army Road and MounMonday, January 7 tain Mine Road. Bring a lunch and a hot Lillith Tickets on Sale Tickets go on sale today at Natural At- drink and dress warmly. traction and Sole to Soul in Kimberley and Thursday, January 17 Lotus Books in Cranbrook for 2013’s ‘A LilYou Should Write That lith Affair’ performance in the Theatre at Cranbrook & District Arts Council offers Centre 64 on February 28, March 1 & 2. It is advisable to get your tickets early this a Family History/Memoirs Writing series of workshops entitled ‘You Should Write all-women show for women. That!’ with Sioux Browning this evening from 6 to 10 p.m., continuing on Jan. 17, 24, Tuesday, January 8 31 and February 7. The deadline for regisNude Art Cranbrook & District Arts Council’s tration is January 8 and the registration fee next exhibition in the Artrageous Gallery is is $120 for CDAC members, $140 for ‘Nude Art’ which opens today and runs to non-members. Call CDAC at 250-426-4223 February 2. 2-D and 3-D artists are invited to register and for more information. to submit entries in any medium. The

Friday, January 18 Theatre Camp The fourth of seven Pro D Day Theatre Camps for young actors takes place today at Fort Steele Heritage Town from 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., offering instruction by Lisa Aasebo in an aspect of theatre performance. To register and for more information call Lisa at 250-420-7154 or email After School Art Program The Creative Kids after school art program for children 7 years old and up continues at Centre 64 today with a workshop in Painting Minecraft, creating pixilated paintings based on the gaming sensation, from 3.15 to 4.45 p.m. For more information about this and future Creative Kids after school art classes call 250-427-4919 or check out Kimberley Arts on Facebook. Saturday, January 19 Homegrown Coffeehouse The next HomeGrown Coffeehouse performance at Centre 64 will take place tonight starting at 8 p.m. Performers confirmed to date include Laurie Stewart, Heather Wattie and Cosima Wells, Ben Van der Werf and Deb Anhorn, Ken Johnson and Jeannie McDonald, the Bunk House Boys, Marta Zeeger and Jeff, and Aiden and Liam Szalanski, students of Arne Salhen. Tickets are $7, available at the Snowdrift Café or at the door. Tuesday, January 22 Have Camera, Will Travel The next travelogue in the Have Camera, Will Travel series in the Theatre at Centre 64 will be about Guatemala, presented by Karen Vold Oakley at 7.30 p.m. this evening. Admission is by donation, proceeds to support the Kimberley Arts Council and the Centre 64 Expansion Project. Friday, January 25 Creative Kids This afternoon from 3.15 to 4.45 p.m. at Centre 64 the Creative Kids after school art program for children aged 7 and up will offer the first of two consecutive Friday classes in ceramics, making heart-shaped bowls. For more information and to register your child, call Centre 64 at 250-4274919. Saturday, January 26 Collage Workshop Today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Centre 64 a work shop will be conducted by Creston artist Win Din entitled Collage - Playtime for Adults, in which Win will teach 10 ways to create a surface for painting, add found objects, and complete your painting. This workshop has met with considerable success in the past. The fee is $137.50 plus HST for Kimberley Arts Council members and $150 plus HST for non-members, plus the cost of supplies. For more information and to register call Centre 64 at 250-427-4919. Sunday, January 27 Dean Brody at KCT Country star Dean Brody and his band will bring his ‘Dirt Tour’ to the stage of the Key City Theatre in two concerts tonight and tomorrow night at 7.30 p.m. The show is part of a cross-Canada tour to promote his latest album ‘Dirt’. Contact Information To get your event publicized in Wednesday’s Eye on Entertainment e-mail information to by 10 a.m. the preceding Tuesday. Events will be listed up to four weeks in advance.

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UPCOMING 2013 FREE PUBLIC SWIM Wednesday, January 2nd, 5:00-6:00 PM is sponsored by Kimberley Health-Care Auxiliary. Wildsight presents the Banff Mountain Film Festival at Key City Theatre on Saturday, Jan 5 at 7:30 pm. Tickets at Key City boxoffice 250-426-7006. All proceeds go to support Wildsight’s local educational projects. ONGOING ESL: CBAL hosts Conversation Cafe Tues 7-9pm, morning class Wed 10am-12noon & Evening class Wed 7pm-9pm. All sessions held at CBAL office 19 9th Ave S (next to the radio station). Childcare upon request. All programs are FREE. FMI: Bruce 250-919-2766 or The Compassionate Friends meet 2nd Tuesday each month at 4:00pm at the East Kootenay Child Care Resource and Referral Boardroom (in the Baker Street Mall parking lot) Info: call Laura @ 250 489-1000/Diane @ 250 489-0154 Do you have the desire to stop eating compulsively? OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS (a 12-Step Program) meets Tuesdays from 7-8 pm at Cranbrook United Church, 2-12 S. S., downstairs. Contact: The Council of Senior Citizens Organizations (COSCO) is an advocacy group devoted to improving “The Quality Of Life” for all seniors. To become a member contact Ernie Bayer, ph 604-576-9734, fax 604-576-9733, email The Cranbrook Kimberley Hospice Society seeks volunteers to help us provide services to persons at the end of life and their families. Training is provided. Call 250-417-2019, Toll Free 1-855-417-2019 if interested. Cranbrook Quilters’ Guild hold their meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month at 7:15 pm upstairs in Seniors Hall, 125-17th Ave. S. All skill levels welcome. FMI Betty 250-489-1498 or June 250-426-8817. Mark Creek Lions “Meet and Greet” the 1st and 3rd Wednesday, from 6:00-6:30 pm. Dinner to follow at Western Lodge. FMI: 250-427-5612 or 427-7496. Cranbrook Branch of the Stroke Recovery Association of BC. Meetings are from 10:00am-1:00pm the 2nd and 4th Wed. in the lower level of the Senior Citizen’s Hall, 125-17th St. S. Bring bag lunch. Tootie Gripich, 426-3994. KIMBERLEY North Star Quilters meet 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 7pm downstairs Centennial Hall, 100 4th Avenue. Everyone welcome. Info: Carol at 250-427-7935 or Joan at 250-427-4046. The Cranbrook Senior Floor Curling is looking for new members. Curling is Monday and Wednesday afternoons, upstairs in the Curling Rink. Info: Dave at 250-426-5387. Cranbrook Senior Centre, Branch 11 holding their meetings every third Thursday a month. 1:30pm at the hall. We always welcome new members. Play and Learn Parenting/Literacy Program – 8 week registered program for parents with preschool children with a facilitated play and activity component for children. Kimberley Early Learning Centre Kim 250-427-4468. StrongStart BC - FREE family drop-in program for preschoolaged children accompanied by a parent. Kimberley Early Learning Centre. Activities include circle time, play centers, nutritious snack and active play. Monday 9 - 12, Tuesday 9 - 12, Thursday 9 – 12, Friday 9 - 12. Gina 250-427-5309. Treehouse—Families with children 5 & under are invited to come play. Free drop-in program in gym of Kimberley Early Learning Centre. Transportation avail. Tuesdays, 9:00 - 12:00. Diana 250-427-0716. Canadian Cancer Society- if you have spare time and would like to volunteer, interested applicants can call 250-4268916, drop by our office at #19-9th Avenue S, Cranbrook or go to and register as a volunteer. ICBL-Duplicate Bridge–Senior Center in Cranbrook. Mon & Wed 7pm, Thurs & Fri 1pm at Scout Hall, Marysville. Info: Maggie 250-417-2868. Tai Chi Moving Meditation every Wednesday 3-4 pm at Centre 64. Starts November 7th. Call Adele 250-427-1939. Cranbrook Phoenix Toastmasters meet every Thursday, noon - 1:00 Heritage Inn. Toastmasters teaches communication & leadership skills. Roberta 250-489-0174. Breast Cancer Support Group meets at McKim Middle School Library, every 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 pm. Contact: Daniela @ 427-2562. Super Christmas Bargains: Bibles For Missions Thrift Store extend warm wishes to you this Christmas and New Year season. Closed Dec. 23 – Jan. 1, open Wed. Jan. 2 with wonderful bargains for you! Place your notice in your “What’s Up?” Community Calendar FREE of charge. This column is intended for the use of clubs and non-profit organizations to publicize their coming events — provided the following requirements are met: • Notices will be accepted two weeks prior to the event. • All notices must be emailed, faxed or dropped off in person. No telephone calls please. • NOTICES SHOULD NOT EXCEED 30 WORDS. • Only one notice per week from any one club or organization. • All notices must be received by the Thursday prior to publication • There is no guarantee of publication. Notices will run subject to space limitations.


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Canada wins Spengler Cup MITCH GOLDENBERG Canadian Press

DAVOS, Switzerland —Canada’s Patrice Bergeron silenced the raucous crowd at the Vaillant Arena in the opening minute of the Spengler Cup final. He then made sure that host HC Davos never recovered. Bergeron sparked an early rally with his goal in the opening minute and Canada was never threatened in a comfortable 7-2 victory. Bergeron added three assists to help Canada win its first Spengler Cup title since 2007. John Tavares and team captain Ryan Smyth scored two goals apiece while netminder Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves for the victory. “We were relentless,’’ said Smyth. “It’s an honour to put the flag in front of us, I just want to relish it. What a great feeling to be successful for my country again.’’ In a star-powered finale featuring Joe Thornton, Patrick Kane and Loui Eriksson playing for the home side, Canada’s depth proved to be too much for the defending champions. After a 2-1 overtime loss to German club Adler Mannheim to

open the tournament, it was unclear whether the newly assembled team could overcome the lack of familiarity they faced at the start. Canada found its rhythm after the defeat and went on to outscore its opponents 17-3 over the final three games.

“We played better each and every game and today was our best one. It was nice to see it come together, its something I’ll remember forever.” John Tavares “It’s great to be rewarded after the adversity,’’ said Tavares. ``We scored early and put the pressure on our opponents in each of our last few games.’’ The Canadian roster also included lockedout NHL stars like Jason Spezza, Tyler Seguin and Matt Duchene. “We played better each and every game and today was our best one,’’ said Tavares. “It was nice to see it come together, its something I’ll remember forever.’’

Canadians beat Russia 4-1, earn bye into semifinals DONNA SPENCER Canadian Press

UFA, Russia—Ryan Nugent-Hopkins assisted on three Canadian goals in a 4-1 win over Russia at the world junior hockey championship Monday. Canada finished the preliminary round 4-0 to sew up first place in Pool B. The Canadians earn a bye to Thursday’s semifinal when they’ll play the winner of the quarter-final between the United States and Czech Republic. Defending champion Sweden finished first in Pool A and awaits the winner of the quarter-final between Russia and Switzerland. The extra day of rest is welcome for a Cana-

dian team that has been far from home since Dec. 15, when they flew out of Calgary to pre-competition camp in Finland. “It’s been a long haul to this point,’’ Canadian head coach Steve Spott said. “We haven’t had a day off, so with a lot of travel and a lot of time zones, we’ll enjoy tomorrow as a team and then we’ll move forward from there.’’ Nugent-Hopkins assisted on goals by Dougie Hamilton, Mark Scheifele and Jonathan Drouin. Jonathan Huberdeau added an empty-net goal. Malcolm Subban picked up his fourth win of the tournament in Canada’s net with 21 saves.



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Ice beat Hitmen for second straight win TRE VOR CR AWLEY Sports Editor

The cable guy came through for the second time in as many games for the Kootenay Ice on New Years Eve in a tense 3-2 victory over the Calgary Hitmen. Levi Cable broke a 2-2 tie in the third period and Kootenay held on for the win, notching their second consecutive victory following a 7-3 thrashing of the Spokane Chiefs last Saturday. Brock Montgomery supplied the other offence for the Ice with a pair of goals, while Zane Jones and Cody Sylvester scored for the Hitmen. Mackenzie Skapski had a 30-save performance, while Mack Shields stood in net for the Hitmen and turned away 34 shots. Cable was quick to spread around credit for his game winner, along with the one he notched against the Chiefs in Washington state. “This goal was a lot better than the one in Spokane,” he said, of his game winner against the Hitmen. “That one we got lucky, but it was just hard work by my linemates that caused both of those goals.” It was the third game for Montgomery since returning from an upper body injury after getting a little time to recover over the Christmas break. It didn’t take to long for him to return to form, as he added an assist to Cable’s game-winner in Spokane, before finding the back of the net twice against the Hitmen. “My first couple


Kootenay Ice forward Levi Cable brings the puck up the ice during a game against the Calgary Hitmen on Monday night at Western Financial Place. games back, I was just getting a feel for it. I had a lot of opportunities but I couldn’t put the puck in the back of the net,” said Montgomery. “…I got my hands back a little bit and it’s really nice to get that. Anytime you can help the team get a win like that, it’s always a positive thing.” The Ice took the lead in the opening period off an odd man rush, when Montgomery sniped the corner above Shields’ glove after using the pass option to teammate Luke Philp as a decoy. Calgary tied up the game early in the middle frame when Sylvester took advantage of an

Ice turnover and fed Jones, who buried the puck into the net from the slot. The two teams entered into the final period tied up at 1-1, however, that didn’t last long as Montgomery struck again while camped out in front of Shields. Less than a minute later, the Hitmen pulled even again when the Sylvester found the puck on his stick after it bounced between a few players in the Ice’s zone, and he made good on his shot. But Cable scored his game-winner unassisted two minutes afterwards to give his team the edge with 10 min-

utes to go, after working away outside the crease. Joey Leach had a scare after he got run hard into the boards by Chase Clayton, but the 20-year-old veteran was able to get up with the help of trainer Cory Cameron and made it back to the bench without taking a trip to the dressing room. While beating a top ranked team like the Hitmen is impressive in itself, holding and protecting a one-goal lead for the last 10 minutes of the game is just as impressive as the team rallied around Skapski and kept Calgary at bay. “It’s huge because Calgary is a top-seeded

team and we came off a big win down in Spokane and I wasn’t 100 per cent sure of how the team would respond, being that we’re such a young club, but we showed a lot of character with the work ethic that the guys put forward tonight,” said Montgomery. “We had 37 shots and that speaks volumes for this younger group that we have here and I couldn’t be prouder of every guy in that room tonight.” The Ice had Tuesday off, but they’ll host the high-flying Red Deer Rebels on Wednesday night at Western Financial Place.

NFL coaches, GMs get sacked on Black Monday C ANADIAN PRESS

Quite a day for NFL sacks. Seven coaches and five general managers were fired Monday in a flurry of pink slips that were delivered the day after the regular-season ended. There could be more, but so far the sent-packing scorecard looks like this: Andy Reid in Philadelphia, Lovie Smith in Chicago, and Ken

Whisenhunt in Arizona, all coaches who took teams to the Super Bowl, Norv Turner in San Diego, Pat Shurmur in Cleveland, Romeo Crennel in Kansas City and Chan Gailey in Buffalo. Three teams made it a clean sweep, saying goodbye to the GM along with the coach— San Diego, Cleveland, Arizona. General managers also were fired in Jacksonville and in New

York, where Rex Ryan held onto his coaching job with the Jets despite a losing record. Reid was the longest tenured of the coaches, removed after 14 seasons and a Super Bowl appearance in 2005—a loss to New England. Smith spent nine seasons with the Bears, leading them to the 2007 Super Bowl—a loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Turner has now been

fired as head coach by three teams. San Diego won the AFC West from 2006-09, but didn’t make the post-season the last three years. “Both Norv and A.J. are consummate NFL professionals, and they understand that in this league, the bottom-line is winning,’’ Chargers President Dean Spanos said in a statement. The fired GMs included Mike Tannenbaum of the Jets; Gene

Smith of the Jaguars; A.J. Smith of the Chargers and Tom Heckert of the Browns and Graves of Arizona. “You hope that those guys that obviously were victims of black Monday land on their feet,’’ Rams coach Jeff Fisher said. “You’ve got guys that have been to Super Bowls and won championship games and all of a sudden they’ve forgot how to coach, I guess.’’

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ARIES (March 21-April 19) You finally are able to recuperate. You might be anxious to get into a project, yet you enjoy the return to a normal pace. Don’t forget to touch base with an important person with whom you have not been able to spend time this past holiday season. Tonight: Nice and easy. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You go with the flow, and your good intentions come through. Don’t indulge in an overserious conversation, especially if you are working through some issues. Sometimes people talk too much about a situation and ruin the naturalness of a bond. Tonight: Add some spice. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You’ll enjoy relaxing right now, but you also might experience an uneasiness, as boredom could appear on the horizon. You are not a sign that can stay in the same place mentally for any length of time. Toss plans in the air and regroup. Tonight: Get enough sleep.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) Return calls, and finalize details involving the end of the holidays. Once you clear up all of the issues at hand, you finally will be able to relax. A serious conversation with a child might be rather uncomfortable, but it is necessary. Tonight: Visit with a friend. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Be sure to take stock of your financial standing in order to assess what you have to offer. Rethink how you handle your budget in the near future. Be direct when dealing with an associate or partner. Your serious mood emerges, to others’ dismay! Tonight: Stay within your budget. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You have a few remaining calls and thank-you notes to complete. Your feelings toward a neighbor or sibling emerge. Could it be this person’s energy that evokes a reaction? Only you can decide. Make sure you leave a lot of time for a child or loved one. Tonight: Make it easy. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

For Better or Worse

Your pace is about to radically change. You might want to take advantage of the slow period right now. A depression or a sense of being off can be combated by getting some exercise. Consider yourself in transition. A family member needs to talk. Tonight: Postpone a decision. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Try to relax with friends. Remember, it is not often that you have so many people around you. Fatigue could play into this situation. Schedule a few extra days off, if possible. Your communication style is concise when dealing with others. Tonight: Only where the fun is. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Others demand and expect a lot from you. Can you meet their expectations? You know what you will not do, but on the other hand, you might not want the alternative either. Use care when committing any funds at present. Tonight: A force to be dealt with. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Reach out to someone knowledgeable for an opinion. You

could be investing too much in a situation that involves a friend. Try assuming a more laidback position. You might need some distance from the here-andnow. Tonight: Put on a favorite piece of music. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Don’t keep switching from one subject to another. Focus on one person and one topic at a time, even if your mind seems to be running away from you. An older friend or associate demands more of your time. Follow your instincts. Tonight: Talk and dinner. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Defer to a partner, family member or dear friend. You have been very active, and now you need some time just for you. Say no to an invitation, unless you really want to be there. Honor your desires, and let someone else carry the responsibility. Tonight: You know what you want. BORN TODAY Actress Kate Bosworth (1983), singer/songwriter Roger Miller (1936), author Isaac Asimov (1920 ***

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2013 CHRYSLER 200 LX







@ %









5.4 L/100 KM HWY ¤


2013 Dodge Dart R/T shown.§


7.5 L/100 KM HWY ¤


115 @ 4.49 %

FOR 96 MONTHS WITH $0 DOWN 2013 Dodge Journey Crew shown.§




115 @ 4.49 %



6.7 L/100 KM HWY ¤


4.49 %


2013 Chrysler 200 Limited shown.§

Kimberley Daily Bulletin, January 02, 2013  

January 02, 2013 edition of the Kimberley Daily Bulletin

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