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Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon visited Cache Creek earlier this week, meeting with the Village Council, students and staff at Cache Creek Elementary School and the Seniors Fitness class in the Community Hall. (Above): Mayor John Ranta, Her Honour The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor, Chair Carmen Trustee of the Gold Trail school board, CCES principal Brenna O’Connor and Elder Diane Sandy outside the school. (Upper Right), the Senior’s Fitness class with Vicky Trill (in front).
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Newly appointed B.C. Lieutenant Governor, Her Honour The Honourable Judith Guichon, visited Cache Creek and Ashcroft on Tuesday, spending much of her time chatting with the town Councils and students at the local schools. Guichon addressed an assembly of Cache Creek students, explaining to them her role of representing Queen Elizabeth II in this province. She described to them in a softspoken voice how she swears in the Cabinet, gives the Speech from the Thone, and then she demonstrated how she gave Royal Assent to new laws with a quick nod of her head. She demonstrated it a second time for those who might
The Journal joins with its parent company, Black Press, in offering its condolences to the family of Tuula Opheim, 52, who passed away Jan. 24. Tuula was publisher of The Journal, 20062009, before taking on the publishing duties at The Northern View in Prince Rupert. Tuula was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2010, but successfully underwent treatment for it. Her doctors declared her cancer-free, but soon afterwards a tumour was discovered in her brain. Tuula passed away peacefully n the Palliative Care Unit of Nanaimo Regional General Hospital with her family by her bedside. Tuula and Chewy in front of The Journal in 2007
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have missed it. “It’s a really great job,” she told the students. “If you want it, start working for it now. People have asked me how I got this job. I tell them I had to attend 1,001 meetings.” She told the students that her “3 Rs” were Responsibility, Respect and Relationships. She asked the students which “3 Rs” they might be more familiar with in school. “Recycling!” answered one youngster. Guichon acknowledged that Reduce, Reuse and Recycle were good “Rs” although she had meant Reading, ‘Riting’ and ‘Rithmatic’. She said also that she would continue a program started by former Lt.Governor Steven Point of supporting libraries in rural areas.
Lt. Governor Judith Guichon shares a smile with Elder Diane Sandy in the CCES gymnasium.
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Cache Creek Pentecostal Church Christ Centered People Centered 1551 Stage Rd. Cache Creek B.C. Phone 250-457-6463 Pastor David Murphy Worship and Sermon commences at 10 a.m. Everyone welcome
COMING EVENTS Feb. 2 - Seniors Fit for Life Healthy Living Conference in the Cache Creek Community Hall. Feb. 5 - Zion UCW meets in the Church Hall; 2 pm. A warm welcome awaits everyone interested. Come and be our guest! Feb. 7 - Zion UCW invites you to their Friendship Tea at the Church Hall, 40l Bancroft Street, Ashcroft at 2 pm. This is FREE and open to everyone. Come for social time, entertainment and refreshments. Feb. 8 - Movie Night at Zion United Church Hall; 7 pm. Showing Courageous. FREE admission. Refreshments by donation.
Text leads to help
Jan. 23 at 10:46 pm police were notified by a woman in Vancouver that she had been exchanging texts with a male friend who was supposedly working and living temporarily in Ashcroft. The male had texted her about wanting to harm himself, and he was a known drug user. The local motels were checked and he was not located. His cell phone was pinged and it was located in Abottsford, where he was also located. He was arrested under the Mental Health Act and taken into custody for observation.
Jan. 24 at 3:50 pm police received a complaint from the Ashcroft office of Interior Roads about a member of the public who was harassing employees by calling their private phone numbers to complain about road conditions. The 60 year old Spences Bridge man told employees that they didn’t know how to clean the roads and that they weren’t doing their jobs. The matter is still under investigation.
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POLICE REPORT Wendy Coomber
Jan. 24 at 7:30 pm police responded to a complaint by a woman at a residence on the Ashcroft Reserve who said that a male in the house was intoxicated, belligerent and refusing to leave. Police spoke to the 23 year old man, who lived in the residence. He showed no signs of being drunk, although admitted to drinking a couple of beer. He decided that he would stay with a neighbour and left. But before he did so, he flipped off all of the breakers in the house and turned off the electricity, leaving the woman to turn it back on again.
Came to the wrong jail
Jan. 25 at 6 pm a 47 year old Cache Creek man showed up at the Detachment to serve an intermittent weekend sentence in cells. He said that he was supposed to serve it at the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre but he couldn’t get a ride into Kamloops. He said he called the KRCC who told him that he could serve his sentence in Ashcroft. Of-
ficers checked and found that he had never made the call. He was turned over to the custody of Kamloops RCMP who escorted him to KRCC.
Left in the dark
Jan. 27 at 8:30 pm an 80 year old Cache Creek man called to complain that he and other residents of a local motel were without TV, heat and lights and that they couldn’t contact the manager. Police told them that it wasn’t a criminal matter and there was nothing they could do about it.
Feb. 8-10 - Ashcroft Curling Club Men’s and Ladies’ Joint Bonspiels. For information call the Curling Club (250-453-2341), Barb Hodder (250453-9286), or Janet Quesnel (250-453-9665). Feb. 13 - Zion is joining with St. Alban’s for Ash Wednesday service; 7 PM at 501 Brink Street. All are welcome. Ashcroft Curling Club invites everyone to their new “Drop-In Nights”, every Monday starting Jan. 14, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. A great opportunity to learn how to curl, or improve your technique. $2 per child / $5 per adult per evening. For information call Anita Mazurkewich (250-453-9347).
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The RCMP just wanted to have a fun game to foster positive relationships with the kids and community and so Cst. Kevin Pierotti organized a game between local RCMP and Novice and Atom-aged players. Cst. McMichaels from Clinton and Cst.Hutt from 100 Mile came to join the RCMP team! All of the kids really enjoyed themselves and played hard. Thanks to Greg Pigeon and Jay Duncan for coaching the kids’ team so that regular coaches Brodie Ferris and Mike Rampone were able to play against the kids!
Christy Clark’s so-called “jobs plan” will kill BC jobs!
“Recent BC Liberal forests policy changes will increase raw log exports to China, while local companies lay-off workers and shut down mills due to shortage of wood. It makes no sense.” For details go to www.bcndpcaucus.ca/ and click on “Forests minister’s changes…”
Harry Lali, MLA Fraser-Nicola 2099 Granite Avenue, Bag 4400, Station Main Merritt, BC V1K 1B8 Telephone: (250) 378-4802 Fax: (250) 378-4852 Toll Free: 1-877-378-4802 Email: Harry.Lali.MLA@leg.bc.ca
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Tegart acclaimed Liberal candidate for Fraser Nicola only candidate nominee for the riding, allaimed. “And you’re going to kick Harry Lali’s butt,” he said, adding “and we’re going to help you any way we can.” Ashcroft Mayor Andy welcomed everyone and vouched for her suitability, saying he believed she would be a good candidate. “It is important to have Liberal candidate Jackie Tegart with Rich an MLA in our comColeman, Minister of Energy and Mines munity,” he said. “I believe the LibAshcroft Councillor Jackerals have done a good job of govie Tegart will be representing the erning in difficult times,” said TeBC Liberal party in the provingart. cial election in May as she runs for She said that she only had to the MLA’s seat in Fraser Nicola. look at the U.S. and even at the That seat is currently held by NDP other provinces in order to feel Harry Lali. lucky to be living in B.C. Tegart was acclaimed at a nom“This is a critical time for B.C. ination meeting in Ashcroft on Jan. to stay the course,” she said. 19 where about 30 supporters gath“I’m excited to be part of the reered in the Central Cafe, along newal of the B.C. Liberal party.” with Liberal Cabinet Minister Rich Tegart said she was looking forColeman and Liberal party memward to being the voice of Fraser bers. Nicola. “We haven’t had a strong Coleman told the full house voice for a long time, and we have that the party has been restrucsuffered for it. When I’m your tured under Premier Christy Clark, MLA, your voice will be heard, I and that she has done a remarkable guarantee it.” job of bridge building. The LiberShe said her next step would be al platform going into the May 14 to put together a campaign team election is jobs and economy, he from across the riding. After that, said. she will be holding meetings and He added that the Liberal party talking to people to hear their conwas in good financial shape as it cerns and issues. headed into the election. The Liberals currently hold 45 Coleman read through the statseats, the NDP hold 36, and four ues governing candidate nominaMLAs sit as Independents. tions before declaring Tegart, the
Ashcroft Legion Branch 113 president Glen Joss (right) accepts a $10,000 donation from Jacqui Schneider (centre) and Peter Martell of Highland Valley Copper.
Legion uses donation for upgrades Branch 113 of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ashcroft, got a late but very much appreciated Christmas present from Highland Valley Copper last week: a $10,000 donation for upgrades to the building. Through its community investment program, Highland Valley Copper and Tech Resources Ltd. contribute to non-profit organizations, institutions and initiatives that strengthen our communities in the regions in which they operate. The Ashcroft Legion has been part of the community for
68 years. The Legion is nonprofit, and dues-supported, with no financial assistance from any outside agency. It supports programs through events such as dinners and meat draws and gives grants to seniors groups, community, youth, education, sports, Cadets, Guides and Scouts. Their request was for financial support for upgrades to their current facility. Their annual administration costs are limited to 15 per cent which would not cover costs of repairs that were required. They sent a request to HVC for sup-
port to make the facility safe for community users such as updating wiring, plumbing, flooring and emergency lights. Safety is an unwavering value and an inherent part of who we are at Highland Valley Copper. We strive to be a company where “Everybody Goes Home Safe and Healthy Every Day.” Having an effective safety and health systems in place that provides the foundation for a safe work environment is part of our safety strategy. Submitted
Clinton gets $2.5M water upgrade grant
Clinton Council gathered in their Chambers to hear the good news about funding for upgrades to the town’s municipal water system. (l-r) Councillors Wayne Marchant and Susan Swan, MP Cathy McLeod (Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo), Mayor Jim Rivett, MLA Harry Lali (Fraser Nicola), and councillors Diana Guerin and David Park.
Susan Swan The Village of Clinton got great news on Friday, Jan. 25 when Cathy McLeod, MP announced a $2.45 million grant under the Federal Gas Tax Fund to upgrade the municipal water system. McLeod made the announcement in Council Chambers to the Village of Clinton Council, Village staff, media and interested residents. “Investing in clean drinking water is an investment in the health and safety of local residents,” said Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-ThompsonCariboo. This two-year project will see a new reserve tank for treated water that will be added to the existing system, an additional UV treatment system, which will be added to the existing chlorination treatment system, and new mechanical/ software equipment that will allow remote monitoring during emergencies. This will bring the Village water system in line with Interior Health standards, provide room for growth in the area, and provide
water for fire emergencies. “This project will enable the Village of Clinton to upgrade and meet compliance with the Interior Health Authority’s guidelines on potable water for our drinking water system,” said Mayor Jim Rivett. “It is a great example of the three levels of government cooperating to renew local infrastructure.” Although the funds come from the Federal Gas Tax the grants are administered by UBCM. “This is a good example of how upgrades to local infrastructure improve community health and safety,” said UBCM President Mary Sjostrom. “UBCM is very appreciative of the support the Gas Tax Fund provides to BC communities to improve core services.” Harry Lali, MLA Fraser-Nicola commended the Federal Government and praised Village of Clinton Council and Staff for their hard work towards obtaining this grant. Work on this project is expected to get underway by this summer.
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A short but full life Tuula came to work at The Journal in August or September of 2006. Former publisher Judy Stuart was trying to retire, but the company kept persuading her to stay. Judy told me they’d finally found someone to take over from her - a sales rep at our Williams Lake Tribune office - and she really wanted to come here. Nothing got Tuula down for very long, even though she had her own personal challenges. Perhaps it was because she was too busy helping others sort out their problems. She made friends here easily and volunteered her time with groups like Soups On and Communities in Bloom. She supported even more than that. She loved this town and its people. Tuula came up with some great ideas to keep us all busy in the office. I remember a series of ads she worked on with Gerry Anderson at Ashcroft Work Wear to sell Crocs footwear, featuring silly take-offs on the word Croc. She never did use my contribution of Croc-a-Shih Tzu, but we both thought it was funny. Wherever Tuula went, Chewy was right there with her. They were inseparable. If you wanted to ride with Tuula, you had to make room for Chewy. We were driving back from a conference in Kelowna in 2008. First a quick stop at Tim Hortons for her coffee and we were on our way. Except for the part where she missed the turnoff and I got to see a wee bit of the Historic O’Keefe Ranch by mistake. And then we had to stop at the antique shop in Falkland. And then we had to stop at her sister’s house (and pick up Chewy) in Kamloops. There was always time for a little side trip. Tuula could sell just about anything. “I’ll give ya a smokin’ hot deal,” I’d hear her tell customers on the phone - sort of an ironic choice of words, since she quit smoking in 2006 just before she came to The Journal. She was offered another publisher’s job in Prince Rupert in 2009. I think she always intended to return to Ashcroft, maybe after she retired. She never sold her house, although I guess her family will now. She has no more need for it. She is in a better place.
LIGHT AS A BUTTERFLY, STINGS LIKE A BEE - the snow keeps falling
Idle No More casts light on broken system Idle No More
I normally like to write about local issues, the human interest side of life in our community. The small happenings. The events that a great deal of work and thought is given to, like the play, Midsummer Nights Mid Term which performed on an ambitiously put together stage in Ashcroft last November. But something of national and perhaps even of international consequence is happening in Canada. And it effect us all. It is the Idle No More movement, and I’m sure we have all been made aware of it every time we turn on the TV. The Journal has received letters about Idle No More. One reflects the political aspects. The other the broader, social consequences and conditions. We are a civilized country. A civilized people. We have an economy that other countries envy. And some of our policies are influencing countries with much longer histories than ours. Our
banking and investment regulations for one thing. Our gun laws for another. But we have one serious failing. It is more than a residual element of colonialism that has become a festering discontentment among our native Indian communities. The Dinosaur governance and regulations of DIA, is the sorest point. Let’s face it. The whole system needs to be overhauled. I have worked on our municipal councils and I have been employed by two native Indian bands over the years. I was made aware of the issues and problems, and the structure of their administrations. Around Ashcroft and Cache Creek, Lytton and down through the Fraser Canyon, there are numerous native Indian com-
munities. They have their elected councils and they have an elected chief. They have their administrations and their economic plans. Budgets and various areas of the “pie, “ with their designated areas of funding. Much like our municipal governments. And, like many municipalities across Canada whose income depends on provincial and in some cases, federal government funding, there is never enough. In the case of our municipal governments in B.C., the Ministry in Victoria sets the regulations and the guidelines. They must be strictly adhered to. Accountability is
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a strong factor. Whether drumming, singing, marching, native communities across the country are trying to get a message across. And this movement began two months prior to Ms. Theresa Spence’s sojourn on an island in Ottawa. And, as everyone who reads a newspaper and listens for the news on TV, we have all been made aware that Ms. Spence’s community administration has not been fiscally responsible. One hundred and ten million dollars have been funnelled into the community over the past six years. Unfortunately this revenue has not benefited the families. Extreme poverty, unfinished new dwellings that sit empty, and social conditions that can only be described as deplorable are now in the public eye. The question is, who is responsible? Who is responsible for the lack of accountSee CAKEWALK on p. 6
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Comedy and laughter, music and romance WRAP Society presents Improv Nights
Last week’s first Drop In Theatre & Comedy Improv night at Shelley’s Place in Ashcroft saw about a dozen brave souls working together to create the magic of ‘improv’. The night consisted of some great improv sketches revealing many new skills and some polished tricks of the trade they had all learned from last month’s workshops. The new material scratched out on cue cards was a hit - well done everyone! Thanks to the 25 plus people who were there to support everyone. The nights continue through February and are hosted by WRAPS Committee members Actress and Director, Mavourneen Varcoe-Ryan and stand up comedian, Tracey Knihnitski. There are three nights remaining to strut your stuff! Wednesday nights at Shelley’s Place (301 3rd St. in Ashcroft) from 7-9 pm on Jan. 30 and Feb. 6 and 20. Free Admission, kids, teens and adults welcome. For more info (250) 453-9100 www.windingriversarts.ca
House Concert with Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra
Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra will be returning to the Ashcroft area for a House Concert on Tuesday, Feb. 12 hosted by Creative Cow House Concerts (Nadine and Andrea) in Barnes Lake, just 12 minutes from downtown Ashcroft. Call it folk, call it fusion, call it gypsy roots tango afro psychedelic soul - the harmonic and toe-tapping tunes of Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra will no doubt be entertaining.
The ska-folkfunkrockers have been making tunes since 2008. From Victoria, the boys are supporting their newest record Follow My Lead, Lead Me To Follow (released last November). Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra have toured across Canada, played a variety of festivals over the 2012 summer and zipped their way across Europe. The show starts at 7:30 pm and the house location is at 3820 Barnes Lake Rd., just past IG Machine. Call Nadine or Andrea at (250) 453-9100 to reserve your seat. Hope to some new faces at this very enjoyable community event - coffee, tea and sweets provided.
Take your sweetie to a Valentine’s Dance
The Ashcroft ‘Wellness Awaits You’ Branding Committee invites the Community for a romantic Valentine’s Evening (Thurs., Feb. 14) at St Albans Hall. There will be Dancing, Appies and Dessert, a Cash Bar and Live Auction of four fabulous “Getaway” packages for two! Doors open at 6 pm, appies served from 6:30 pm.
CREATIVE CURRENT Nadine Davenport creativecurrent@ telus.net Only 60 tickets available, so get yours soon at The Ashcroft Bakery or Sun Country Community Futures. All proceeds support the 1st Annual Ashcroft Wellness Festival scheduled for this summer on July 19-21. Everyone 19 and over welcome!
Old-time mountain music at Dessert Concert
Winding Rivers Arts & Performance Society hosts another fabulous Dessert Concert in downtown Ashcroft on Friday, March 15 with the husband and wife duo of Pharis and Jason Romero. The performance is at St Albans Hall, doors open at 7 pm with music starting at 7:30 pm. Tix in advance at The Ashcroft Bakery and the Ashcroft Liquor Store. Pharis and Jason res-
ide in Horsefly, where Jason also makes his own guitars and banjos. You can expect some beautiful, striking duet singing on originals and well-loved songs from others. Close your eyes and their sound is like they’re sitting on the front porch of some Appalachian cabin, kicking back with a banjo and guitar and some sweet tea. Rooted in the old-time mountain music of Virginia and Tennessee, their approach is an unpretentious and simple with one single microphone between the two. Writing songs about ageless characters, hard living, loss and love, Pharis’s songs have been played on radios around the world, and she was called a “historical treasure” by the BC Folklore Society. They also spend much of their year teaching at music camps and workshops including BC Bluegrass Workshops, Fiddle Tunes, Voiceworks, Fiddle Works, 108 Mile Bluegrass Camp, Georgia Straight Guitar Workshop, and others.
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ability. The jurisdiction, the enforcement of regulations? The answer is undoubtedly, our federal government. The time has come to stop seeing the total community we live in with a “Them and Us” attitude. Our native communities are just as valuable and just as viable as any other. Culturally and historically, they had filled the pages of our history books. The Museum of Civilization in Ottawa, indeed, in most museums across Canada, the native identity and role is celebrated in one way or the other. But the old system must go. And it is my personal feeling that the Idle No More is just about that. When it all boils down.
warmed by the planning of the Second Annual Plein Air session to be held in Ashcroft and surroundings on May 22 and 23. I received an email with the gorgeous painting of Ashcroft’s dramatic hills by prize winner last year, Desiree Bond of Victoria. A beautiful poster that, Last year’s Plein Air. The showing was in Heritage Park. and it brightened my needs them? Why can’t the writers creday. I forwarded the e mail and poster ate some characters that you can actualto my old friend Diane Roberts in Vic- ly feel some pity or compassion for? toria, and she will be coming. Wonders why the event is being The Canucks are back held mid-week though, instead of the As a Hockey Widow, I felt the first On a Brighter Note weekend. I guess there is a good reason pang of dismay when the NHL finally Plein Air rises again! In the dead for this. I’d like to know what it is too. got around to adjusting their millions of winter with snow and ice and fog and billions and the first of a new series on Cornwall Mountain, the chill air is A sunset to behold began. Sherman’s passion, unfortunateOn the evening of Jan. 14 ly, is not mine. the most spectacular sunsets I I plead to my Maker for tolerance, have ever seen in the past 40 patience and understanding. And then I odd years reddened the skies cry out, “Will you please turn that thing over Ashcroft. People com- down!” He does. And I find him madly mented on it on the street that scribbling scores on foolscap, and I day. Sunsets can often look know how I must help to keep my dear, like fried eggs with catsup. But gentle guy happy. So bear with it, gal! not this one! It was a setting You see, he writes with his left hand, that spread across an area of and he’s right handed. The stroke has The Journal office will be several miles and it laid a car- paralyzed the right hand. So he’s had closed Tuesday, Feb. 12th pet of light against our mesas to learn to write with his left. But he’s and mountains. But paint it? amazing! He’s a Canuck fan through No. Not even a Claude Mon- and through. And it doesn’t matter how et could get what we saw that disappointing they can be. He’s with evening. them till the end. Cakewalk from p. 5
Tuula Opheim (Tydeman)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tuula Opheim on January 24, 2013. Tuula slipped peacefully into the arms of her Lord Jesus after a two and a half year struggle with cancer. She is survived by her daughter, Maigan Opheim; parents, David and Wilma Tydeman; sisters: Nerida Hygh (Steven), Zoe Tydeman; brother, Patrick Tydeman (Michelle), and a number of nieces and nephews. In her early adult years, Tuula lived in Nanaimo, Dawson Creek and Tumbler Ridge where she worked in the hospitality industry. In later years, she worked for Black Press at Williams Lake, the lower mainland, Ashcroft, and lastly, Prince Rupert, returning home to Nanaimo in 2010. Wherever Tuula lived and worked she made lifelong loving friends with co-workers, in her community and in her church. Her greatest joy was serving and giving to others and exercising her unique sense of humor. Our family gives thanks to the Drs, nurses and Hospice volunteers of the Palliative Care Unit at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital for the wonderful, considerate care with which they attended Tuula during her stay there. Also for their kindness and encouragement to all family members and friends. A special thank you to Cheryl Rae and Debbie Bianchin for the love and support they gave to Tuula and family. A celebration of Tuula’s life will take place at Eagle Mountain Pentecostal Church on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2 p.m. The church is located at the Howard Johnston Hotel on Comox Road, Nanaimo (beside the Greyhound Bus Depot). B
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A friend recommended that I get this DVD from the library and I finally did. What a delightful, amusing and inspiring movie it is. Much of it filmed in New Delhi. Maggie Smith was her usual caustic and majestic self. My! She’s getting lots of work these days. The 70ish star has starred in Downton Abbey, and Quartet. The latter, directed by Dustin Hoffman looks like a prize winner. Julian Fellowes Downton Abbey is in its second go-around. I’m an addict. I know the series has quite a few fans here too. But I am beginning to realize that Coronation Street is getting so formula bound and its people so hostile and unappetizing, or so merely pathetic, that I can miss it these days without a regret. Who
It’s a word you’ve probably never heard. Not a word in the lexicon of most of us. But it means, improvisation. Making it up as you go along, in other words. And as a group activity it can be not only a lot of fun, it’s a learning experience. You never know what you’ve got in you until you get on the stage with some people watching. I watched an Improv at Shelly’s recently and got a good laugh. Yes, it is kind of insane. But if it breaks down some inhibitions and makes people laugh... what the heck. You only live once. Barbara Roden did a very funny routine. As a stand-up comedian, as well as a heck of a funny Bottom in the play mentioned above... I wonder if our author/journalist is adding yet another skill to her roster? Well, that’s all for this month. Are some of you thinking about gardening already? Perusing seed catalogues? Thinking about what you are going to put in this spring? I am.
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... Past, Present & Beyond Gold at Scottie Creek, Pt. 2: The Man with The Claim The hold-up of the luck. Heard there BX stage near 100 Mile were some likely House on July 14, 1890, spots round here.” and the theft of the gold “And you recknuggets and bars in its on you’ve found strongbox, had been a one?” nine days’ wonder; but “Yup. Got mywhen no trace of the robself a claim up ber was found it was asScottie Creek.” sumed that he had man“Scottie aged to flee the area. So Creek?” Haddock when the stranger walked couldn’t keep the into Foster’s General disbelief out of his GOLDEN COUNTRY Store that August, James voice. Haddock initially thought “Yeah. What of BARBARA RODEN little of it. Strangers were it?” a common sight in AshHaddock shook croft, passing through on their way to his head. “Scottie Creek’s played out, somewhere else. and it weren’t no great shakes to start The shopkeeper ran his eyes down with. You might have got hold of some the list of supplies the man had given misinformation, Mr. Rowland.” him, surprised at how extensive it was. “Misinformation?” The man pulled “You homesteading round here?” he a small bag from one pocket. “Does asked. “Haven’t seen you before.” this look like I was misinformed?” The man hesitated. “No, not homeHe turned the bag upside down and steading,” he said finally. He jerked his shook a handful of gold nuggets on to head in a northerly direction. “Staked a the counter. Haddock’s eyes widened. claim up the road a piece. Been work- If that gold was from Scottie Creek ing it a little while now, and decided to then someone definitely HAD been stay on.” misinformed; and that person wasn’t “Well, we’re glad to have your busi- Martin Van Buren Rowland. ness, Mr. . . .” “Got that from my claim after just “Rowland. Martin Van Buren Row- a few days’ work. Strikes me someone land.” gave up on it too soon, but that’s their Haddock gazed at the man a bit loss. Now you see why I’m planning more keenly. He’d heard about a stran- on staying for a time.” He picked up the ger in town, who’d been on a spree the gold. “But don’t anyone get to thinking last couple of days; fellow with a fancy- about being too neighbourly. Everysounding moniker. He could put back one just keeps to themselves, we’ll get his liquor, everyone agreed on that, along fine.” He gestured at the supplies but he hadn’t been forthcoming, about Haddock had piled on the counter. “I’ll himself or where he’d come by the take some of that along of me now, and gold that he paid with. He was slightly send for the rest tomorrow.” more forthcoming now, and Haddock The account was settled – Rowland kept his ears open and his mouth shut paying with some of the gold nuggets as he fetched and carried, weighed and - the supplies loaded, and the strancounted. ger left, heading north on Railway. “Was up in Barkerville for a time, Haddock watched him for a few mobut things are well nigh played out up ments, shielding his eyes with one hand there, so I’ve come south to try my against the glare of the sun. Then, with
a slight shake of his head, he returned to Foster’s General Store. News of the stranger, and his claim at Scottie Creek, didn’t take long to travel round town, and when two Chinese men arrived at Foster’s, to collect the rest of Rowland’s supplies, they attracted a fair bit of attention. Over the next few days Martin Van Buren Rowland was the topic of a good deal of conversation, with opinion sharply divided about his prospects at Scottie Creek. Some held that the gold he had shown to Haddock was proof that Scottie Creek was far from played out, while others opined that a few nuggets of gold proved nothing in the short term. There had been waves of excited optimism about finds at Scottie Creek in the past, but everyone who had been drawn to the area had found only a little coarse gold and a good deal of disappointment. Despite Rowland’s unwillingness to entertain visitors, more than one person made his way to Scottie Creek over the course of the next several weeks, prompted by curiosity. In every case Rowland – and the Winchester that the cantankerous prospector always kept close at hand – made it plain that he wanted no company, and no one was allowed near his claim.
Some weeks after his first visit to Ashcroft, Rowland was back, embarking on a second spree. He let it be known that he’d found rich ground at Scottie Creek, something attested to by the bag of nuggets he carried with him, and which he used to pay for his spree and another round of supplies. When he finally rode out of town, headed north, he left behind a number of people asking themselves how they could have been so blind as to miss the gold at Scottie Creek. One person, however, had a very different question in mind. Steve Tingley, head of the BX Express, had never stopped wondering what had happened to the stolen BX gold. It was supposed that the bandit had made good his escape, taking the gold with him; but what if he hadn’t? What if the robber had stayed in the area, concocting a clever plan to make the gold, and his possession of it, look legitimate? It would certainly explain why Scottie Creek had suddenly – almost miraculously – become a rich source of gold: because the gold wasn’t from Scottie Creek at all. The more Tingley thought about it, the more plausible his theory seemed. Now he only had to do one thing. Prove it.
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Passing time with Winter while planning for Spring in Loon Lake Not a bad Winter this year
This January at Loon Lake has been a model winter month with snow, snow and more snow along with coolish temperatures but not too cold and not so warm as to make everything icy. It has brought about ideal conditions for enjoying winter outdoors and there have been many people out on the lake ice as well as enjoying snowmobiling and snowshoeing in the hills. At my feeder stations there have been erratic flocks of redpolls and I can see large flocks of siskins in the alder trees along the creek. The redpolls also spend a lot of time on the seed heads of the potentilla, which is another good reason for leaving dead seed heads on plants until the spring cleanup. Mostly my feeders are visited by the
regular winter birds, no exotic blue tails here, but that is fine as I would worry about the survival ability of any unusual bird trying to get through the winter here. The snow has been accumulating on the tree branches, especially the evergreens, which now have heavy mats of snow on them. These ‘snow bombs’ have a tendency let go without notice and plop down on the ground – making quite a noise and you wouldn’t want to get one on your head. One day, one of my cats was sitting near one of the feeders avidly watching the birds, his tail was twitching like he was going to do something and I was about to move to stop him when one of these snow bombs let loose from the branch above him. The cat was immediately engulfed in snow and then he took off in a great hurry. He hasn’t been near he feeder since.
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Throughout the month of January seed catalogues have been arriving in my mail box. It is amazing to me the new varieties that are on offer. There is colour all over the vegetable garden with pink pumpkins and purple cauliflower, black hollyhocks and red sunflowers. Mint chocolate geraniums sounded too good to resist as I am very fond of scented plants, so they were added to the seed order. Looking more closely it turns out that many of these so called new varieties are in fact heirloom
FROM LOON LAKE ROAd Barbara Hendricks varieties that hard working, concerned people have been growing for years to ensure the continuity of valuable varieties that the commercial seed companies choose to ignore. One of these is the Amish Deer Tongue lettuce that is said to hold up well in summer heat which is a characteristic we all want in this area. This year I have also checked out some of the smaller seed sources such as Solana Seeds in Quebec which has an absolutely amazing selection of tomato seeds. Closer to home, the Planting Seeds Project in Lytton, also offers seeds for plants that will do well in this area; they are worth checking out. Every year I try out some new vegetable or herb that I haven’t grown before. This year my choice is Shiso Purple, a type of Japanese Basil. Last year I grew Burgundy Grain amaranth and it was very eye catching in amongst the green lettuce and chard. Reading through the literature I also came upon some interesting information on the changes in varieties as gardening fashions change. In 1907 for example an English seed catalogue listed 461 varieties of sweet peas, while today most catalogues list no more than 10. The large number of varieties of tomatoes on offer in every catalogue indicates the popularity of home grown tomatoes in Canada. Thanks to seed savers we have a wide choice of tomato seeds and I always look for those tomatoes that will set fruit in colder weather.
Great Backyard Bird Count
Coming up is the annual Great Backyard Bird Count which is fun to do with the family. Last year a total of 104,151 counts were submitted from across North America. This year the count is open to everyone around the world. The count period is Feb. 15-18. For more information go to www. birdsource.org/gbbc and click on How to Participate. I look forward to this every year and to see my dot appear on the map of Canada when I submit my count.
Permanent vs. Part Time
As winter progresses, even though the days are now noticeably longer, some people here at Loon Lake find the cold and snow affecting their humour. Some packed up and headed for the USA months ago and more are making plans for “heading south”. Others are arriving to enjoy the winter. With all this coming and going I have great difficulty following the labelling regularly used by some residents, who divide Loon Lake Roaders into two groups – a) permanent residents and b) summer people. The division is a silly one and I do wonder just how many days each year one must spend at Loon Lake to qualify as a permanent resident as so few of us are here all the time. When I lived in Denmark the rules were quite clear, if you resided in Denmark 185 days or more each year you were a resident. It seems to me we are all summer people and also all permanent residents. Certainly the economy of Loon Lake Road is very dependent on the “summer people”. Others are so busy working they haven’t time to worry about it. Local ranchers are busy gearing up for calving and lambing and all the new Annual General Meeting season life coming in sureFebruary 12, 2013 • 4 pm ly brings a whiff of spring and green pasAnnex Room of the tures. Just watching Village of Clinton’s Municipal Office. the antics of the newborn is a cure for the All interested public is welcome winter blues.
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New exercise club looking for people Playoff game here this Sunday Ashcroft’s all girl peewee team at a home game
I don’t know how many runs I’ve done where I’m running along the slough road and I pass another runner heading the other direction, a friendly wave or thumbs up is usually all we offer each other. Too bad we couldn’t have run together?! Or I’ll be riding along on my bicycle and same thing – I’ll pass someone heading the other direction, Vicki Trill and I got together and decided this area needs a club. Not really a club for just runners, cyclists, cross trainers or swimmers. A club for people who want to get some exercise with like minded people. Why should you join a club? You’ll be encouraged to get fit on a regular basis, for the females - you’ll be safer in larger numbers, you’ll get advice from people on how to get fit and stay fit, you’ll stay motivated, you’ll enjoy your workouts more than doing them solo, and the best part is you’ll get discounts at a couple nice shops in the area. You might think, “I’m not fast enough,” or “I’m not good enough.” There will be people of all levels and the workouts will be tailored to who shows up. With no affiliation to the local farm, the club is called “Desert Hills Triathlon Club” - don’t be intimidated by the name, it’s not just for triathletes, it’s for people who want to run, train, bike, hike, swim or whatever with other people. Facebook will be the hub for all postings of when and where the workouts will be, but you can be contacted by phone if you don’t have a computer. Join now on Facebook if you search “Desert Hills Triathlon Club”. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7 pm at the Ashcroft Elementary School Library. At the meeting we will talk about what the club can do for you and what sort of expectations you have. Any and all questions will be answered.
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The peewee team traveled out of town to Logan Lake last weekend for a tournament. The kids played hard, and I saw improvement with every game. They played one game on Friday night, two on Saturday and once more for their playoff game on Sunday. Goalie Ryan-spur Reid played an amazing four games in net, stopping goals against teams from Williams Lake to Valemont. This team really is all heart and hustle. The Ashcroft All Girls Power team played the last of their league games, a home game - in Ashcroft on Saturday. A super exciting game had the fans on their feet, cheering. Serina Netowaysin scored her first goal of the season, assisted by
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Ashcroft: Free 32inch Sony Colour TV with Remote. Works well, just bought a new ďŹ‚at screen. For Info call 250.453.0069 after 4pm. HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 - Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com /400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT. STEEL BUILDINGS/ Metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca
Real Estate Apt/Condos for Sale LUXURY Condo in Abbotsford..14th Floor. Wrap around South E/W view spans 270*. 3 BR. 3 Bath. 3 Balc 2475 Sq.Ft. spacious Beauty PH style. CM78CM78@gmail.com, 604-807-5341- $589,000
Homes Wanted LOOKING to relocate to Salmon Arm area looking to rent 1 or 2 bdrm with W/D F/S own entrance with parking utils inc. Never home always away working, back once every month. Leave msg 604-7878569.
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Ashcroft Apartment & Motel
Clean, Affordable, Convenient Downtown Location across from Beautiful Heritage Park 715 Railway Avenue, Ashcroft
One bedroom unfurnished apartment, available immediately to older mature persons. $495 per month includes heat and hot water. Ref. req.
*All units have full kitchenettes, air conditioning, cable TV and Internet access Nightly â€˘ Weekly â€˘ Monthly On-Site Managers Contact 250-457-0235 250-453-9129
Rentals Homes for Rent ASHCROFT : 1 bed. house for rent, suitable 1-2 ppl, F/S, electric/wood heat Avail Mar 1. $450/mo. 250-453-9983. THOMPSON RIV. ESTATES: 3 bedrm house to rent, avail. immed. Call 250-573-5588
January 2013 â€˘ Week 5
ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you have been living life in the fast lane, but this week you may need to apply the brakes. If youâ€™re not careful, you could miss out on some exciting stuff.
Ashcroft: 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bth, a/c u/g sprinklers, close to schools N/S N/P Avl Mar 1, or sooner D/D & Ref Req.$950/mo or $900/mo on 2 yr lease 450.453.9960 250.453.9331
LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, mixing business and pleasure is not the right approach this week. Avoid starting new romantic relationships with someone in the office and focus on work. SCORPIO - Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, remember that risk may ultimately bring reward when considering an investment opportunity. With this in mind, you may want go out on a limb this week.
1500 Government Street Renovated 1 & 2 bedroom VIEW SUITES Available immediately Clean, quiet & well maintained. Air conditioning
SAGITTARIUS - Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, you are on a roll and you probably have no plans to slow down for anyone. Try to slow down and help others if you find yourself with some free time.
Rent includes heat, hot water & cable TV (valued at over $100/month)
CAPRICORN - Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, honesty is the best policy but you do not always have to be so forthcoming with your opinions. Employ tact if you are asked for your opinions on certain issues.
Walking distance to hospital. Close to schools & shopping
AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18 Even a minor disagreement could have you licking your wounds, Aquarius. Donâ€™t use this week for sulking. Get back on the horse and dust yourself off.
Please give our Resident Manager Geni Laurie a chance to impress you. 250-457-0433
PISCES - Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, avoid potentially sticky situations this week. It is better to defer to an expert even if it means making a financial investment.
Senior Discounts & other Discounts/Move In Incentives now available.
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Ashcroft: Entertainment Center (oak) room for TV Stereo Blue Ray storage and ornaments with light. Like new. $125.00 Pls call 250.453.0069 after 4 pm
Apt/Condo for Rent COZY studio aval now 10 acres/2 min to Ash. Quiet/views/hdwd floors/horsebding possible $650 incl utilities 604-796-2284
Kamloops (55+) 2bdr. suite $1700/mo., river view, spacious, wheelchair friendly, many extras. Email email@example.com 1(604)408-1023 Vancouver 1(250)377-3686 Kamloops
LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL OR CARPENTRY? We are currently accepting applications for a 19 week Construction Trades Training Program focusing on Carpentry, Electrical and Plumbing. This program is being offered in Kamloops starting in February. Go to www.sica.bc.ca/pdf/CTTbrochureKA.pdf to see our brochure about the program.
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Graymontâ€™s Pavilion Plant is accepting applications for an Industrial Electrician. Candidate must possess current B.C. Red Seal certification. Preference will be given to well-rounded individuals willing to also perform other nonelectrical maintenance work as part of the maintenance team.Â A background in lime or cement industry along with computer and or PLC skills is preferred as well as a proven track record of developing and maintaining a safe work culture. Additional skills required: t&MFDUSJDJBOXJUIJOEVTUSJBMFYQFSJFODFSFRVJSFEUPXPSLBUUIF(SBZNPOU1BWJMJPO Lime Plant. t.VTUCFDPNFFOHBHFEJODPOUJOVPVTJNQSPWFNFOUBOEXJMMJOHUPXPSLJOBUFBN environment. t3FHVMBSTIJGUTXJMMCFISTEBZGSPN.POEBZUP'SJEBZoTUFBEZEBZTIJGU t.VTUCFXJMMJOHUPXPSLPWFSUJNFXIFOSFRVJSFE t8BHFTBOECFOFĂśUTBTQFSUIFDPMMFDUJWFBHSFFNFOU t-PDBUFEJO1BWJMJPO#$TJUVBUFECFUXFFO$BDIF$SFFLBOE-JMMPPFU #$ Qualified applicants please submit your resume to:Â email@example.com or Graymont Pavilion Plant Attn: Dan Buis P.O. Box 187 Cache Creek, BC V0K 1H0
CANCER - Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, although you are very persuasive this week, you should focus all of your attention on selling yourself to others in the workplace. This can make promotion imminent.
VIRGO - Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, it can be difficult to believe the truth sometimes, especially when the news is not what you want to hear. Donâ€™t let disagreements cloud common sense.
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ASHCROFT: Looking for rent to own, house or trailer. Call Greg at 250-457-1834.
GEMINI - May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, provide a steady and strong hand to keep someone you love on the right track. It may not be easy to be so supportive, but do whatâ€™s necessary to help a loved one.
LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, you might sense that something isnâ€™t quite right this week with a couple of people you know. Donâ€™t be shy about asking questions to get to the bottom of the situation.
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TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, someone you know may feel like he or she deserves something that you have. Do not validate any jealousy and take the higher road by not engaging the situation.
Tolko Industries Ltd. Forest Stewardship Plan Amendment #1 Tolko Industries Ltd. approved Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) that applies to the Kamloops and Cascades Timber Supply Areas (TSA) is to be amended to add three additional forest licences that are all located in the Kamloops TSA, including: Âť Non-Replaceable Forest License (NRFL) A88773 held by Tkâ€™emlupsemc Forestry Development Corp. Âť Replaceable Forest Licence (RFL) A89987 held by Tkâ€™emlupsemc Forestry Development Corp. Âť Non-Replaceable Forest License (NRFL) A88223 held by the Bonaparte Indian Band. Forest management activities conducted under the above licences that are approved under the FSP will adhere to the prescribed requirements and the applicable results or strategies outlined in the Tolko FSP. No amendments have been made that materially change the content or intent of the approved FSP. In accordance with the Forest and Range Practices Act, this proposed FSP amendment is available for review and written comments until February 19th, 2013 during regular working hours (8:30 am to 4:30 pm weekdays) at: Tolko Industries Ltd.- Thompson Nicola Woodlands 1750 Lindley Creek Road, Merritt, BC, V1K 0A2 Phone 250-378-2224, Fax 250-378-9776 OR 6275 Old Highway 5 Kamloops, BC, V2H 1T8 Phone 250-578-7212, Fax 250-578-7233 To ensure that a Tolko representative is available to discuss the proposed FSP amendment, any interested parties should call Rene Thomsen at (250) 378-1204 to arrange a meeting time. Please address any comments or inquiries in writing to Rene Thomsen RPF at either address noted above or by email to Rene.Thomsen@Tolko.com.
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