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Rebecca Huss and Kinnidy West, both five, put a little spring in their step as they hit the trails at a run during a family outing Sunday at Kal Park.

Games garner legacy funds Hosting athletes from across the province will have a lasting impact on the North Okanagan. Organizers of the 2012 Greater Vernon B.C. Winter Games will announce Friday the recipients of $117,000 in legacy funds. “We are looking at sports, cultural and community organizations and their needs,” said Akbal Akbal Mund Mund, who chaired the Games committee. “Ninety-five per cent of the people who asked for something will be receiving something. Some money

will go to the sports involved in the Games.” While not getting into specifics, Mund says the goal of the legacy funds is to provide Greater Vernon with the ability to draw major events well into the future. “We’re talking about what can we do 25 to 30 years ahead.” The legacy funds were generated by souvenir sales leading up to the 2012 Games and the organizing committee keeping a firm grip on its budget. One aspect that helped the committee keep expenses down, was local businesses providing in-kind services valued at $350,000. “It was a collaboration of the community,” said Mund. The recipients of the legacy funds will be revealed at a ceremony at the VantageOne Centre Friday at 7 p.m.

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School walls hold a piece of Scott’s heart the school board has been inundated with requests from people for memorabilia. cott Fochler wants his heart ripped out before Rundell said the school board has a contract in place with the general contractor who contracted the demolition begins. with another company for the salvage rights to the Well, ideally, the Vernon man would like his interior of the school. heart cut out. Intact. “When they signed the contract, I don’t think Fochler’s heart, in this case, is a piece of heartanybody thought they’d have 300 people wandering shaped graffiti he wrote in November 1981 on the around trying to salvage and scavenge in the school,” wall in the drama department green room at the old said Rundell. Vernon Secondary School. The salvage company did allow some bricks and Fochler proclaimed his love for his high school some wood to be saved and those sweetheart, Doreen Markson, in red were offered to the public during an spray paint: “Scott + Doreen” enclosed open house in November, as well as in a heart. on the VSS website. “We met once in Grade 10 but we “It is the salvage company’s right got to know each other in Grade 11, now to do that work,” said Rundell. which was 1980-81, and we started “For us to go back and say ‘we want going out in the spring of 1981,” said this, we want that,’ we can’t do that.” Fochler. “I wrote that after we had bro— Fochler There is also the issue of safety and ken up and got back together. You’re liability. Rundell said even she hasn’t in plays and stuff and we were in the been in the old building since they drama department, so I wrote it on the started the demolition inside. green room wall.” “I don’t think WorkSafeBC would allow the Fochler was surprised to find his artwork still general public to walk through a salvage rescue up on the wall when he and Doreen attended a VSS demolition site,” she said. “That’s the other piece for Class of 1982 30-year reunion in the summer of the companies and the school district, the liability 2012, an event that included a tour of the old school. around that. And also the time. To take valuable It was classmate-turned-VSS teacher Mike Sawka time away from our school and students to do that is who suggested to Fochler that he try and retrieve his probably something we wouldn’t think is a priority piece of art. for us.” “I thought they’re just going to throw it away An idea for a one-day salvage rescue open to the anyhow, it would be a nice romantic gesture to cut it public, who would have to sign waivers, is likely not out, get it framed and give it to my wife for our 29th going to happen, said Rundell, as no such thing was anniversary this year,” said Fochler. “Us guys can part of the contract signed. always use extra points when we can get them.” Work on tearing down the inside of the old Unfortunately for Fochler, his effort to retrieve his school has been underway for awhile now. One red stage makeup art has been tangled in red tape. school district official estimated it could be about A four-week e-mail and phone campaign to “three or four weeks” until the walls will start to various members of the Vernon School District has come down. resulted in Fochler being denied his request. Rundell is sympathetic to Fochler’s plight. He even enlisted the help of Vernon-Monashee “It’s a nice romantic idea and it’s great that people MLA Eric Foster’s office, who got the same answer have got strong feelings for VSS, but we do have conFochler did from the school district: Sorry. We’d like tractual obligations, and part of the contract didn’t to help but the answer is no. include people coming into the school looking for “I was told it was contractual obligations with this and that.” the school district and that they couldn’t salvage Fochler’s anniversary is May 19 and, originally, anything out of there,” said Fochler, whose kids have the quest to get his heart back was supposed to be a started a “Heart of VSS” campaign via e-mail and surprise for Doreen. on Facebook to try and help their father get back his “She’s well aware of it now,” laughed Fochler. “I’m sentimental art piece. hoping it’s still up on the wall and I’m hoping I can Vernon School District superintendent Bev Rundell said she’s aware of Fochler’s request, and said still get it.” ROGER KNOX

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Vernon’s Scott Fochler is running into red tape in his effort to get this piece of graffiti he drew on the walls of the old Vernon Secondary School in 1981. Fochler would like to give the piece to Doreen, his high school sweetheart who became his wife, for their 29th wedding anniversary.

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couple of years so we total of $25,000 for the are continuvalley-wide ing on with initiative. that,” said Starlings Coun. Brad were brought Case. to North “We don’t America have grapes from Europe and council in 1890. The thought the species can money could cause damage Brad Case be better used to fruit crops elsewhere.” as well as at The Regional cattle feedlots. District of North It’s believed starlings Okanagan has been generate about $4 milasking all jurisdictions lion in losses a year for to contribute towards a Okanagan farmers.

Enderby officials say there are no commercial fruit crops grown in the community. “Council believes it’s not a major problem in our area,” said Mayor Howie Cyr. But while Enderby is out, Lumby will contribute $432 towards the program. “It supports the regional district’s priority of agriculture and we support that,” said Nick Hodge, a Lumby councillor.

Cougars kill Grindrod dogs richard rolke Morning Star Staff

Cougars are being blamed for the deaths of three dogs in Grindrod. The Ministry of Environment started receiving reports of cougar attacks in the Grandview Bench area in mid-January. “It’s normal cougar behaviour,” said officer Brent Smith. “They see dogs as prey.” Two dogs have been killed by cougars while a third dog had to be

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nderby politicians have saved $601 but that could have far-reaching implications for residents and the economy. On Monday, council decided not to participate in the valley-wide effort to control starlings, a non-indigenous bird species. “Council believes it’s not a major problem in our area,” said Mayor Howie Cyr. “We don’t have grapes and council thought the money could be better used elsewhere,” added Coun. Brad Case. Perhaps council members thought that only grapes are ravaged by starlings because the control program is administered by the B.C. Grape Growers Association. However, that is far from the case. “At livestock operations, starlings consume feed and contaminate the feed and water with their droppings,” states the B.C. Grape Growers Richard Rolke Association’s website. “They are particularly attracted to these locations in the winter when the weather is cold and food is scarce. Starlings may also transfer disease among livestock facilities.” The website also goes on to say that during the winter, flocks of up to 2,000 birds can consume one to two tonnes of feed in a month and can contaminate or spoil an additional 500 to 1,000 kilograms of feed. “They also selectively eat the high-protein portion of protein-supplemented livestock feed.” While there are no farms in Enderby itself, the surrounding rural area — Grindrod, Ashton Creek and Mara — is home to some significant cattle operations. It’s likely farmers have had clouds of starlings swarm on to their properties and consume everything in sight.

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Corn and other field crops can be attacked and Enderby council may have forgot that just a short trip up Highway 97B is Larch Hills Winery. So there is grape production within close vicinity. Voracious starlings translate into economic losses for farmers — about $4 million a year in the Okanagan. That means fewer dollars to spend at Enderby’s grocery stores, restaurants and boutiques. The other factor to consider is that starlings are an urban pest. “Large flocks are unsightly, noisy and contaminate the area with droppings,” states the grape growers website. According to Wikipedia, a survey of 300 starlings in six U.S. states found they all had at least one type of parasite — fleas, mites, ticks or worms. That’s not something you want your cat bringing into the house. They will nest on building ledges and in warehouses, open rafters, dryer vents and particularly birdhouses, which are numerous along the scenic river walk in Enderby. “Starlings are aggressive and opportunistic. They will take any suitable site for nesting and evict any previous owner, driving native birds from their territory,” states the grape growers. In a dramatic departure from Enderby, Lumby has no problem forking out $432 for starling control. “It supports the regional district’s priority of agriculture and we support that,” said Nick Hodge, a village councillor. The Regional District of North Okanagan recently formed an advisory committee to focus on the economic and social benefits of agriculture. One of the members is Enderby’s Howie Cyr. In the end, $601 isn’t going to make or break starling control but the lack of support should raise concerns that Enderby politicians don’t fully understand what is occurring in their community.

The throne speech opening B.C.’s 39th Legislature may have been short on substance, but it did make it abundantly clear that the B.C. Liberals see natural gas exports as the source of the province’s future prosperity. The B.C. Conservative Party was quick off the mark to label this a “We’re gonna win a lottery” throne speech, while NDP leader Adrian Dix said it’s a sign that the Liberals have given up on other sectors of the economy, like forestry, film, high tech and tourism. Rather than convince the province with reasoned arguments that LNG exports would be safe and profitable despite the vagaries of the volatile fuel market, the throne speech instead held out tantalizing, but unsubstantiated hints about what could be done with all that money. Reducing the provincial debt topped the list, along with improvements to social services, investment in education and infrastructure, and the biggest carrot, the elimination of provincial sales tax. The ideas outlined in the throne speech, of course, only apply if the Liberals are re-elected. An NDP government could overturn the whole concept of B.C. becoming a leading exporter of LNG to the energy hungry Asian markets. But should they? There is substance to the concept of exploiting one of the province’s biggest assets. If not now, when? While, as the NDP suggest, supporting existing economic drivers is a primary goal, expanding the province’s economic base should also be on the agenda. What we need is an intelligent approach to bringing B.C. LNG to the world market. As with the province’s five requirements for the Enbridge pipeline, we need a plan to ensure safe production and transport as well as a sound fiscal plan to ensure the province profits, both in terms of taxes and maximizing jobs created in the province. — Penticton Western News


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ust when you think you are losing faith in humanity, along comes someone who, through one simple act, reaffirms it. I met someone like that the other day. Mike is a bus driver. Someone you say hi to but maybe never get to know. Well, I got to know him the other day. We were on the bus from Vernon to Enderby, just getting ready to leave downtown, when this couple with two small children got on the bus, complete with two strollers and related gear. They told Mike they were going to Salmon Arm. It was then that Mike delivered the bad news that there was no bus to pArking meters I read with alarm the item relating to the cost increase of meter parking in downtown Vernon from 50 cents to $1 per hour. This increase is very extreme. I was employed by the city's engineering department from 1960 to the mid-1980s. My job, under engineer David MacKay, dealt primarily with roadways, traffic flow and parking. We had to be aware of the various trends within these functions. I believe it took about 20 years to increase the rate from five to 10 cents, with modest increases along the way. I'm sure this increase will have a very negative impact on downtown business and is a slap in the face of the section of Vernon which has been the major source of tax revenue for many years. The decision of the increase is supported by, and possibly initiated by a mayor who often seems insensitive to the legitimate concerns of many of his citizens, ie. the Landing firefighters. Dick File culturAl concerns This is in regards to the museum and art gallery. Has anyone thought of an addition to the existing museum in the middle between what is there now and

Salmon Arm at that time. Their faces fell and it was plain to see they were in a real bind. I will never forget what happened

joining on to the old library? There is ample square footage of land available. One could accommodate a second floor. I think we know there is speculation of a new two-storey art gallery on the old flower shop site and also of a new museum on the Coldstream Hotel property. One could kill two birds with one stone in this situation, meaning the art gallery and museum. One half of the main floor, art gallery and the other museum, plus whatever is needed from the old library. The top floor could go to the art gallery. As the city is low on money for funding and other issues, it could even sell one of the above mentioned properties at a profit and have the money it needs. This could be one way of saving major money for city taxpayers. We might even be able to add six police officers rather than eliminating two for our city's policing needs. chuck columbus speciAl event Together for Christmas hosted its fourth Christmas dinner Dec. 25, 12. Once again, this was an outstanding event, enjoyed by both the guests and volunteers. The organizational skills of

next. When we got to the Village Green Mall on our way out of town, Mike excused

Angela and Maria Durfeld and their crafting group, Darlene Heaney in the kitchen and Dave and Rhodina Hobbs with all of the rest of the volunteers ensured a smooth flow for the afternoon. The number of volunteers included those from two baking bees, three days of preparations leading up to Christmas Day, as well as Christmas Day and cleanup Dec. 27. Our focus for this event is for anyone in need of a place to be on Christmas Day, especially those that are alone or lonely. This year, 263 meals were served to our guests. Besides the main event of the Christmas turkey dinner with all the trimmings, our guests are entertained throughout the time the doors are open. This entertainment is in the form of music provided as well as crafts being done prior to the serving of the meal. This community event is very special, in that our guests are treated to a restaurant-type meal with the guests being waited upon. Most dinners of this type are primarily cafeteria style meals. Thanks to The Morning Star and Richard Rolke, and to Kiss FM, word of this event is getting better known and attended Thank you to all of the organi-

himself, got off the bus, and on to his phone to talk to his dispatcher about what could be done to get these people home. When he got back on the bus, he apologized for the delay and proceeded to tell them that one way or another, he would make sure they got home. So after he got back to Enderby on his last run, he drove them home to Salmon Arm. He didn’t have to do this, but he wasn’t that kind of person. I got to know my bus driver that day. Mike, you are truly a good man. May karma smile on you. Al Daniels

zations, individuals and businesses that donated cash or merchandise, your donations ensured a very successful event. We especially want to thank all of our volunteers for their generosity. Without each of you, we would not have been able to provide this even. This community has once again shown the rest of the world what community spirit is all about, in its ability to gift back to our community. ron Birch, Joe Dorval and lisa Froom couple oF thoughts In a past edition of The Morning Star, I read on page A3 that Vernon council will need to raise property taxes because they were short just over $1 million in revenue. Then on page A5, there was an article that the cosmetic beautification of 29th Street was going ahead at a cost of $1 million. Am I the only one that sees the obvious here? Lately in the news, I have observed that two people did a presentation to Vernon council regarding puppy/kitty mills. Vernon council stood up and took notice and are looking into what they can do. In another news story, a young girl did a presentation to Vernon

council in regards to the municipality becoming greener. Vernon council stood up and took notice and said they would look into what they could do. Yet a petition from 1,670 people regarding the Okanagan Landing Volunteer Fire Department is ignored. No politically correct issues there I guess. len ganz

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“According to reports, he’s approaching people for money. It can be an intimidating situation,” said Aggressively begging for cash is now an offense Mayor Howie Cyr. in Enderby. “Businesses say people have refrained Council amended the good neighfrom coming into shops because he is bour and municipal ticketing bylaws hanging around.” Monday to include panhandling. McCune believes council was left with “The police can now take action if no choice but to proceed with legislation. they need to,” said Coun. Greg McCune. “We took the approach of looking the “We need to make sure our residents other way and hoping it would go away but are not being pestered.” it hasn’t,” he said of panhandling. The penalty will range from $100 to The RCMP will have the responsibility Greg McCune $1,000 and possibly a jail term of not for issuing tickets and not city staff. more than six months. “It gives them (RCMP) an extra tool The issue arose because of one indiand hopefully they can deal with it,” said vidual in the downtown core. Cyr. richard rolke

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The welcome mat is firmly in place. Encouraging immigrants to settle in the North Okanagan is the focus after the Social Planning Council received $167,000 in provincial funds. “If we’re going to be competitive economically, we need to attract immigrants,” said Annette Sharkey, executive director.

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Yuuuuup! Storage Wars are back. The popular storage auction, based on the popular TV show Storage Wars, returns to Vernon Thursday at the Storit Place. “It’s just like the show,” said auctioneer Kevin Rothwell, as angle grinders will be used to saw off the locks of six units, and the potential buyers will have five minutes to check out the contents. Thursday’s event will benefit the Upper Room Mission, who will be on site with a canteen. The $2 admission rate will also support the Mission. The auction starts at 1 p.m. at 2402-43rd St. and is expected to draw a significant crowd.

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Dancers step lively for evolutionary performance numbers in the show. The local coloratura soprano will From the beginning of civilization, people have danced. They have danced be joined on some musical numbers to celebrate, entertain, communicate, by fellow chanteuse Judy Rose as well and they have danced for the sheer joy as tenor Paul Rossetti, whom Moore recently shared the stage with in the of dancing. On Saturday, talented professional local production of The Sound of Music. “Costuming is extensive with some and amateur dancers from several Okanagan studios, along with the groups having the ladies in full-length, dance-style ballvocal prowess of Melina room gowns and Moore, showcase the the men in tails,” evolution of dance and added Stranks. music throughout the ”We have go-go ages. dancers, jive with Presented by aerials, hustle in Vernon’s City Dance Studio 54, a Thriller Studio, Dance: The number comEvolution takes place at plete with fog and the Vernon Performing zombies,   an Irish Arts Centre and chron— Heather Stranks dance group from icles the evolution of Kelowna, etc.” music and dance from Those interested not only in seeing the beginning of civilization with a First Nations dance troupe to Viennese dance in all its forms, but participating, waltz, classical ballet, Charleston, jive, have the opportunity as City Dance, hip hop, salsa, samba and everything which is celebrating its one-yearanniversary in Vernon, offers practice in between. “Approximately 100 dancers are dances at its studio on 29th Street every involved in the show,” said City Dance Friday evening that are open to the owner Heather Stranks. “Our goal was general public as well as to its students. “We felt that there was a need in to introduce dance to the community in all its genres and to also present town for a place not only to learn to it in a fun way that may encourage dance but to be able to practice what more people to learn to dance. We they’ve learned,” said Stranks. “There also wanted to bring several studios are regularly 30 to 50 dancers on any together on one stage to showcase given Friday. It definitely was a need.” Dance: The Evolution takes the stage local talent.” Music will also run the gamut from at the Performing Arts Centre Saturday opera to The Beatles, country, Latin, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35/adult, $28 senior/student 18 and under at the modern and more. “We are thrilled to be joined by Ticket Seller box office, 250-549-7469, the amazing Melina Moore who will www.ticketseller.ca. Partial proceeds be adding her beautiful voice to many will go to the Have a Heart Radiothon of the dance routines,” said Stranks, which benefits the women and children’s adding Moore is also dancing in three ward at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Morning Star Staff

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Vernon son Aaron Hoffman has not only hit the international hip hop circuit with his fast-rapping alter ego SonReal, he has now been nominated for a Juno award. Announced Tuesday morning, SonReal is up for Best Rap Recording of the Year along with Toronto producer/rapper Rich Kidd for their album, The Closers. They are nominated along with Halifax’s SonReal Classified, Vancouver’s Madchild, Toronto’s JD Era and Toronto rap pioneer Maestro Fresh Wes. “It feels amazing to get recognized for something you work so hard at,” said SonReal when contacted by The Morning Star.

“I’ve been doing this for a long time and there is definitely been times where I wouldn’t be able to foresee a Juno nomination. In the last year things have really picked up, so I’m just trying to use this award as motivation to keep working harder and take things further.” Hoffman, 26, who was raised in Vernon and attended W.L. Seaton Secondary School, has been based in Vancouver for the past seven years, but still comes home on occasion to visit. He was last in town over Christmas, where he gave a soldout concert at a local night club on Boxing Day. “Coming back home to Vernon is great. My mom and other family are there. I’ve only been back there a few times this year and although I’ve been in Vancouver for almost seven years, Vernon really does still feel like home,” Hoffman told The Morning Star back in December. With a number of top selling mixtapes and four full-length

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albums to his name, SonReal recently signed a two album deal with BlackBox Records/Universal, and has joined The Agency Group, North America’s largest booking agent. He also flew to Hollywood, Calif. with Rich Kidd to record the duo’s 10-song album The Closers. Released in October, the album debuted at No. 3 on the iTunes Canada HipHop charts ahead of Kanye West’s Cruel Summer. The album’s first single, Money Money, which was shot in a century-old mansion outside of Toronto, has also been in heavy rotation on MuchMusic. Joining SonReal on the local Juno nomination roster is former Vernon Viper defenceman, now country music artist, Chad Brownlee of Kelowna, who was nominated for Country Album of the Year for his album Love Me or Leave Me. The Junos will be handed out on April 21 at The Brandt Centre in Regina.

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Winter will melt away when electrifying master bluesman of the harmonica Sherman “Tank” Doucette and his Tankful of Blues heat up the stage at the Vernon Jazz Club Saturday. Tankful of Blues’ terrific lineup includes Cole Leaver on guitar, Robert Johnson on guitar, Grant Jones on bass, and John Modder on drums. Special surprise guest Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, Juno awardwinning king of the boogie-woogie piano, will join Doucette during the evening. “We’ll be playing a lot of Louis Jordan, Jimmy Rogers, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, along with my own originals,” said Doucette. But don’t try to pin Doucette down when it comes to specifics. “I usually don’t write a set list. I have more than 100 songs in my head that we’re ready to play. I choose the next tune based on the audience’s response. I’m an entertainer first – I play for the people,” said Doucette. Doucette brings his usual high energy “blues on fire” style to the fans. “I tend to play three or four songs for the audience and then choose a ballad so I can pull it back, take a little breather from all the energy, and then bare my soul,” said Doucette. “Then I ramp it up again – I love leaving at the end of the night with the room in a state of frenzy.” Born into a musical family in North Battleford, Sask., Doucette has been playing music since he

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Blues harpist sherman “Tank” Doucette returns to the vernon Jazz Club with his Tankful of Blues, saturday. was a young boy. On the road by age 15, Doucette took his harmonica to Vancouver, discovering the Chicago blues style as expressed by legendary blues musicians Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, and James Cotton. “A guy in Saskatoon let me listen to a Muddy Waters’ record and, wow, I loved the music. The guy saw I was so impressed and gave me the record,” said Doucette. Inspired, Doucette eventually developed his own particular brand of playing, greatly influenced by the late, great Paul Butterfield. He began performing in a variety of local blues and rock bands. In 1977, Doucette survived a massive explosion in a lumber mill that left him with burns to over 50 per cent of his body. His determination to recover earned him the nickname “Tank.” This determination fuels Doucette’s desire to stick with the blues. “I’m still a contender. All my heroes — great harp legends like Paul Butterfield, Little Walter, Junior Wells — have died. I’m ready to step into that void

because I still feel passionate about the blues and about keeping it alive,” said Doucette. Doucette has played harmonica with a legendary roster of musicians, including John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins, Sunnyland Slim, Pinetop Perkins, and Long John Baldry. Besides playing harmonica, Doucette also collects them, including over 700 antique harmonicas. He is honoured to be endorsed by Hohner, world renowned manufacturer of harmonicas. Upcoming gigs include an invitation to headline the Canada Day celebrations in North Battleford, which is celebrating its centenary this year. Doucette is always a hot ticket in town – avoid disappointment and get your tickets early! Doucette and his Tankful of Blues take the stage at the Vernon Jazz Club, 3000-31st St. (upstairs) Saturday at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $20 (with rebates at the door for jazz society members) at the Bean Scene and Bean to Cup.

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The vocal department of the Vernon Registered Music Teachers hosts adjudicator George “Geordie” Roberts, who is working with voice students during the RMT’s music festival/workshop at All Saints Anglican Church this week. “Festivals provide a fantastic learning opportunity for vocal students,” said Kim van Wensem, a vocal instructor and registered music teacher at the Vernon Community Music School. “Working diligently on classical and musical theatre songs, some students will perform as many as five pieces. Students receive feedback and have an opportunity to work with this professional of music that they might not otherwise have a chance to meet.” The festival is also a kind of homecoming for Roberts. Born in Enderby, where he was a graduate of the then newly-opened A.L. Fortune School in 1978, Roberts would go on to graduate from the School of Music at UBC and the Vancouver Academy of Music. In 13 seasons with the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Roberts was a frequent soloist in concert, on recordings and in many CBC radio broadcasts. He also performed with the a cappella quartet Fourtissimo for 10 years, specializing in vocal jazz and renaissance repertoire. His solo career has included engagements with Early Music Vancouver, Trinity Western University, the Vancouver Symphony, Masterpiece Music, Festival Vancouver and many community organizations in the Lower Mainland. Along with directing many acclaimed choirs, Roberts has been the vocal instructor at the West Coast

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The Vernon Senior Citizens Recreational Society (a.k.a. The Halina Seniors Centre) is holding their Annual General Meeting on February 20th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. In the Halina Room. The Centre is located at 3310 - 37th Avenue. Voting Rights: previous members must have paid their membership for 2013 by January 31st and be in good standing in order to vote. New member(s) must have been accepted into the society Sixty (60) days prior to meeting in order to vote at meeting. Note: if you wish to run for the board you must be a member in good standing.

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Teacher Isabel Simard and her students stand in front of the Hupel School in 1944. The town of Hupel, near Enderby, is the topic of Heritage Night taking place Friday at the Enderby & District Museum. Guest speakers are Peter Vander Sar and Rob Dale. Vander Sar has researched and written an article about Mike Hupel, while Dale, a third-generation resident of the area, will speak about the early settlers and industry of Hupel. Everyone is welcome to attend Heritage Night, which takes place Friday at 7 p.m. at the museum. Refreshments will follow the meeting.

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Ready to start sowing

he sun is getting warmer and in our yard, there are only a few patches of snow left but within a few days, I will be able to start some early clean-up. I have to open the greenhouse and the cold frames on sunny days. The growth on some of the perennials is already showing through the mulch of leaves covering them. Don’t forget the 19th annual Shuswap Seed Swap & Sale at the AL Fortune School in Enderby March 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 Jocelyne sewell p.m. There will be more than 40 vendors, and the event includes a worm composting demonstration, a silent auction, lectures and a DVD on GMOs. Admission is only $3, with children and students free. The new seeds are already on display in many stores and if you are like me, you are eager to start something growing for the new season. More and more people are starting to grow from seeds. This way you have access to more interesting plants and have more control over what you really want to have in your garden. However,

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starting your seeds too early will only get you leggy and overgrown plants unless you have the right amount of light. Annuals and vegetables are easy to grow. You can find everything you need to start your seeds at garden centres and many other locations. When growing seedlings, it is important to use sterile potting soil and pots. Never use soil from your garden or old potting soil. If you are reusing containers, wash with soapy water and a little bleach. This will save you a lot of trouble. Also, don’t forget to clean your tools. Seedlings need warmth to germinate but as soon as they come up, they will appreciate a cooler temperature. Most of the seed packets have the information required. Some seeds need light to germinate but most of them like to be covered. Seeds should be covered about three times their sizes. If you sow too deep, they will struggle to come up and if not deep enough they might dry up before having a chance to sprout. Some flats come with a plastic dome lid or you can put them in a plastic bag but never sit them in a sunny window with the top on as they might cook inside. At the first signs of germination, uncover or remove the plastic bag. Avoid too much water. When the top

of the soil looks dry, water your trays with a fine spray. Too much force will push your seeds together and you will end up with a whole bunch of seedlings together. Avoid soggy soil and poor air circulation. This could be a cause for fungal disease called damping off that can kill your seedlings overnight. Unless you have lots of light, such as a southern exposure, it is better to grow your seedlings with extra lights. I have lots of windows but I also have many sets of fluorescent lights, and I rotate my trays. You should keep the top of your seedlings about eight to 10 centimetres from the light. This will prevent your plants from becoming too spindly. They should receive 14 to 16 hours of light. Plugging them into a timer will make your task easier. When the seedlings have two sets of true leaves, start feeding once a week with a balanced water-soluble fertilizer at half-strength, working up to full strength after a few weeks. I will be at the Lumby Legion on Saturday with a few plants and seeds. This is the first sale of the year, with the vendors from the Lumby Public Market, starting at 10 a.m. For more information: 250-558-4556.

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ot too long ago I picked up an amazing bargain on a medium-size deluxe frozen pizza, the perfect thing to have on hand for those rushed hockey game nights, or so I thought. I mean, when do you see a pizza for $3.39? The picture on the box looked really good. Well, the day came to cook my pizza. I opened the box, took a look, immediately checked the box, looked again. This surely is the wrong pizza! But wait; there were rounds of pepperoni, 10 in fact (the box displayed 20, and yes I did count them) bunched well inside the twocathi Litzenberger and-a-half-inch-thick barren looking crust. Then I spied three pieces of pepper, oh, and then two pieces of onion, and wait, could that be a piece of mushroom? Hmm, I guess it was a deluxe pizza after all. Whatever sauce there was had to be hidden somewhere in the middle of the thing under a couple of teaspoons of white cheese and the said toppings. I felt ripped off! But then, what did I expect for three bucks? Still, it’s not fair to trick people, especially those who might be on tight budgets. My solution is to make your own pizza; it’s inexpensive and far healthier than purchasing a cheap bargain. Today I also have a delicious dessert that the kids will love. It’s a quick and easy recipe for frozen fruit yogurt. Both are well suited to be served at one meal.

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Low-fat Pizza With Turkey Sausage and Sweet Peppers 1 prepared pizza crust (recipe below) 1 cup prepared pizza sauce 3 links sweet Italian turkey sausage (I like spicy) 1 yellow sweet pepper, sliced into rings 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 2 cups shredded fat free mozzarella cheese Optional topping additions: Sweet red onion, chopped

First Nations Friendship Centre Vernon 1) ABORIGINAL GIRLS 13 TO 18 – Sookinchoot Youth Centre - Girls Leadership Program starting Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Los Huesos Restaurant, 2918 30th Avenue, 3:30 to 5:30pm. Topics include Self Expression, Social Graces, Skin Care, Hair Care, Make-up application, Wardrobe, Nutrition and Speech Craft. Each session will begin with a Smudge Ceremony, Sharing Circle and food (provided by Los Huesos). 2) ABORIGINAL YOUTH, 13 TO 18 – Sookinchoot Youth Centre – Expressions of 7 Photography Program starting Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Los Huesos Restaurant, 2918 30th Avenue, 3:30 to 5:30pm. This program is based on the Seven Sacred Teachings and each week participants will be asked to photograph what that week’s Teaching means to them.

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Sliced black olives, Chopped spinach, chopped tomato Heat oven to 425 F. Prepare your pizza crust (pre-bake on a greased pan for 10 minutes if freezing for a later time). Sauté the turkey sausage links in skillet until done. Cool briefly and dice into chunks. Spread pizza sauce over crust, top with sausage chunks, sliced pepper rings, mushrooms (extra toppings as desired) and mozzarella. Bake for an additional 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted and lightly browned. Quick and Easy Pizza Dough 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon yeast 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 2/3 cup lukewarm water (plus an additional 2 tbsp.) Mix 1 cup of flour with all other ingredients. Gradually add second cup of flour until it forms a ball. Use your hands to form and knead the dough. Let the dough rest 10-15 minutes in a bowl covered with a dish towel or plastic wrap to keep it warm. Spread out onto greased pizza pan and top with your favourite toppings. Bake at 375 degrees for approximately 15 minutes. Enjoy! Instant Frozen Fruit Yogurt Dessert 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-16-ounce package unsweetened frozen peaches*, or blueberries, or strawberries, or raspberries (about 2 cups) or a mixture of frozen fruit of your choice. 1/2 cup sugar, preferably superfine Stir together yogurt and vanilla in a measuring cup. Combine frozen fruit and sugar in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. With the machine running, gradually pour yogurt mixture through the feed tube. Process until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides of the bowl once or twice. Scoop frozen yogurt into chilled dessert dishes. Will make six 1/2 cup servings. Tips and Notes: To make ahead: cover and freeze for up to 4 days. Let soften in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes before serving. *If using peaches, 1-2 tbsp. of peach schnapps to enhance the flavour.

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Feature Event: Sunrise Grief Retreat Society holds spring retreat

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VERNON SENIOR CITIZENS RECREATIONAL SOCIETY AGM unrise Grief Retreat Society AKA Halina Seniors Centre holds annual general meeting Feb. 20 will be holding the spring at 10 a.m., Halina Room. If you wish to run for the board, you must retreat April 26 to 30 at be a member in good standing. Deep Creek Retreat House (45 HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOP Five Steps Toward Healthier Relationships will be held Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 minutes from Vernon). This is a p.m., Vernon Church of Christ. A $10 charge applies and registraresidential retreat providing a tion required as seating is limited. Call the church at 250-545-6892, safe environment to explore the online at www.vernonchurchofchrist.com or e-mail vernonchurchofgrief journey with compassion christ@telus.net to register by Feb. 20. MISSION BOUTIQUE Storewide 1/2 price sale. February’s sale and respect for the individual’s will include the complete boutique along with the Red Dot process. A team of health care Merchandise. Our spring and summer line has been on the floor for professionals and complementhe last couple weeks and our customers are purchasing as quickly as we process. Check out our sandals, pedal pushers, dresses, tary therapists includes group men’s golf shirts, and so much more. We are a little low on furnisessions, massage therapy, healture at this time but we do have some great small appliances Come ing touch, guided meditation and browse and collect some bargains. Sale days: Feb. 20 to 23. and introduction to QiGong. For feedback from former participants or application, please REVELATION CHOIR First rehearsal and registration for upcoming spring concert, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m., Bella Vista Church of God, 4300 visit www.sunrisegriefretreat.org or call Barb Schimpl at 250-545-3032. Bella Vista Rd. Call Fred or Diane Nault at 250-260-3452 or e-mail ing board and/or easel). Set to music in a private space, artists are newcomers. Info., 545-7819. revelation4choir@gmail.com for info. New members welcome. VERNON KALAMALKA CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES invites welcome to draw without inhibition. Models are experienced, male GOOD FOOD BOx PICK-UP REMINDER Your low-cost box women who would like to learn to sing four-part a cappella harmony and female, nude or draped. Participants must be over 19. . Pre- of nutritious fruits and vegetables (with easy seasonal recipes) to join us in rehearsals Wednesdays at 7:15 p.m. at Halina Centre gym, registration required, $10 members, $20 non-members. Gallery is is available for pick up at All Saints Anglican Church or Trinity 3310-37th Ave. Repertoire includes a wide variety of music, from at 3228-31st Ave. Call 250-545-3173, see vernonpublicartgallery. United Church on the third Thursday of the month. Call Diane at 250-306-7800 for details or go to www.goodfoodbox.net golden oldies to Abba. Please call Deanne at 250-542-9229 or Grace com or e-mail info@vernonpublicartgallery.com CANADIAN SOCIETY OF QUESTERS MEET Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. NEW HOPE FOR WIDOW/ERS SUPPORT GROUP Takes place the at 250-545-0808 for more information. DROP-IN WII AND BOARD GAMES AT VERNON LIBRARY at 2913-29th Ave. Speakers are Theodore and Lee Bromley. They third Thursday each month, noon to 1:30 p.m., in room #004 of People Wednesdays 3 to 4:30 p.m., for children 8 and up. Free and drop-in. will lead us in a Huna Healing Circle. Huna is a name given to the Place, 3402 - 27th Ave. New widows and widowers are welcome. HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED IF YOU COULD PAINT? If you have spiritual teachings of ancient Polynesia, especially Hawaii. Join us Support group sessions led by Hellmut Noelle of the Family Resource ever coloured in a colouring book then you can paint. It’s a matter of as we share this healing experience together. Refreshments follow. Centre and New Hope volunteers. Bring bag lunch if you wish. learning a few techniques, using a certain kind of paint, brushes and COMMUNITY SENIORS’ FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON at the VERNON LIONS CLUB MEETS First and third Thursdays of the paper. Come see if you can do it at the Artistic Corner; Wednesdays Vernon Full Gospel Church Feb. 21 at 10:45 a.m. The theme will month at our new location, the Eagles Hall, 5101-25th Ave. 6 p.m. 9:30 to 11 a.m., Seniors Drop-in Program (1751 Glencaird St.). No be “Love” (Valentine’s). The program will include group singing New members welcome. Call Rod Gorsline at 250-542-4931. with Karl and the Sing-Along Band; special music and message by PYTHIAN SISTERS VERNON TEMPLE #21 Meets first and third cost and you can borrow our supplies. Info., Olena at 250-547-8866. COLDSTREAM WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Every Wednesday John & Kathy Froese of Sicamous; and a delicious lunch! Come Thursdays 1:30 p.m. at Schubert Centre. Contact Betty at 542-8450. until April 10 from 2:30-6 p.m. Local and Certified Organic prod- and bring a friend and enjoy this great community event together! THE PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP meets at ucts; cheese, meat, vegetables, fruit, baking and preserves. Come THE GOOD FOOD BOx ENDERBY Pay for your box every second the People Place the third Thursday of every month, September Wednesday at Baron’s Real Estate, Century 21. Boxes can be picked through June at 1 p.m. Everyone interested in the disorder is and experience our second season. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m., Path to up every third Thursday between noon and 3:45 p.m., Anglican welcome to attend. For more information, contact Paul Jones at 250-542-7563. Our Feb. 21 meeting will feature guest speaker Recovery, 3204 Alexis Park Dr., behind Knox Church (open to the Church hall. For more information, please call 838-6298. public, 12-step meeting, Traditions meeting, wheelchair access). ICAN OF NORTH OKANAGAN International Cesarean Awareness Dean Chapple from H&R Block, speaking about taxes in regards Network invites the public to join them for their monthly support to people with disabilities and their caregivers. Our 24-hour helpline is at 250-503-3260 or 1-866-918-3574. DROP-IN CRIB AT THE EAGLES Fraternal Order of Eagles wel- and information meeting. ICAN is for all who are striving to pre- THE GEORGETTE SHOP 1/2 PRICE SALE IS STILL HAPPENING comes you for crib every Wednesday at 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome vent unnecessary cesareans through education; who need support Loads of men’s clothes, and all denim 50 cents. Wow! Check out to come by and see what the Eagles are about and where our monies for cesarean recovery; or who want to promote or learn about vagi- oru spring and summer racks! Clothes being brought out daily. We nal birth after cesarean. Meetings are held every third Thursday of are behind Sir Winston’s Pub, 3100-28th Ave. are spent in the community We are open every day 1 - 7 p.m. KALAMALKA TOASTMASTERS meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the month at 7 p.m. Join us for coffee and conthe Holiday Inn, 4716 - 34 St. Gain confidence in your public speak- versation at the Talkin’ Donkey For more info., ing skills. Call Jim at 545-8814 for more details.You will painlessly contact Shantelle at 778-473-4445, sjuffs@ shaw.ca or see www.icanofnorthokanagan.com sharpen your public speaking comfort and skills. SUPPORT GROUP FOR SENIOR PARENTS For seniors parents of ODD FELLOWS MEET Every third Thursday of children with developmental disabilities, meets the third Wednesday the month at the OAP Hall in Lumby and at 3300 of each month at 1:30 p.m. at Community Living BC (CLBC), suite Mabel Lake Park on the first Saturday of the 201, 2802-30th St. Join us for a cup of coffee and an opportunity to month at 10 a.m. Call 250-547-9092 or 250-542connect with other senior parents facing similar joys and challenges. 0616 for more information. THE VERNON SILVER STAR QUILTERS Meets For info., call Julie at 250-307-4216. OKANAGAN SHEEP PRODUCERS ASSOC. MEETS Every third at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursday at St. Wednesday of the month. Call Lorna Carter at 546-3318 or Rob John’s Lutheran Church, 5151 Alain Rd., just off Silver Star Rd. We look forward to seeing new Campbell at 546-3546. LADIES OF THE ROYAL PURPLE Thanks so much for reconnecting and longtime members. 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Taking steps for the mission Notice of Intent

richard rolke

Proposed Closure of Shorts Road

Notice is given pursuant to Section 60(2) of the Transportation Act that the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has received an application to permanently close a portion of Shorts Road at Lot B, DL 1355, ODYD Plan KAP70786, and that such closed road be vested pursuant to Section 60(2) of the Transportation Act. Shorts Road is an unconstructed right-of-way north of the ticket booth within Silver Star Resort Village, next to Vance Creek Saloon. The plan showing the proposed road closure can be viewed from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Vernon District office at the address below. Any persons wanting to provide comments of support or objection to this application for road closure should do so in writing no later than March 21, 2013, to the following ministry contact:

Desiree Lantenhammer, Development Technician Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure 4791 23rd Street, Vernon BC V1T 4K7 Phone: 250 503-8963 Fax: 250 503-3631 E-mail: Desiree.Lantenhammer@gov.bc.ca

Morning Star Staff

There’s still time to lace up your runners and slip on your toque. Registration continues for Saturday’s Coldest Night of the Year, a five or 10-kilometre walk being organized by the Upper Room Mission. “We’re superpumped,” said Lisa Froom, executive director. The goal is to raise $25,000 towards a $100,000 sprinkler system for the mission, with $15,000 in pledges collected to date. About 117 walkers — Karen Jantz have signed up so far. MoTI Ad 969 - Silver “There’s room forStar lots Road more.Closure We’re hoping for 150 to 200 people,” said Froom. Vernon Morning Star Teams and individuals can register for the walk at coldestnightoftheyear.org. Each adult member of 240 Lines (3 columns x 80 Lines) a team is encouraged to raise $150 or there is a $25 registration fee. 4.31” x 5.714” Individuals can also register at 4 p.m. at the Upper Room Mission and the walk begins at 5 p.m. Among those participating are students from Karen Jantz’s Grade 7 class at Harwood Elementary. Besides pledges, the students have had a pizza sale and a talent show to raise funds. “They have taken the idea and ran with it. It’s been a huge class endeavour,” said Jantz. The half-way mark for the five-kilometre walk

“They (Harwood students) have taken the idea and ran with it.”

will be Vernon Alliance Church on 43rd Avenue and both walks will end at the mission, where there will be food and activities. We need: volunteers, Along with raising funds, the goal Coldest food of dothe natio ns, pledg es, & sponabout Night of the Year is to create awareness sors! homelessness the financial struggles facing Sponsoredand by: others who depend on the services provided by URM. “People are aware of the mission’s role in the community and this walk is a creative way for people to get involved,” said Froom. For more information, contact Lisa Froom at 250-549-1231. easthill physiotherapy

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Dinner with

Cafe lets teenagers guide the way richard rolke Morning Star Staff

An investment is being made in Enderby youth. The inaugural Youth Cafe will be held at the Country Coffee House Friday at 5:30 p.m. “It’s a way for them to get together,” said Chief Wayne Christian, with the Splatsin First Nation. Youth Cafe is an initiative of the City of Enderby, the Splatsin First Nation, Area F, the North OkanaganShuswap School District and the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club. The project is directed towards teens between

“We want this to be a safe place for youth.” — Howie Cyr

the ages of 13 and 16. “We want this to be a safe place for youth to go and visit,” said Mayor Howie Cyr. “We want to provide a place to hang out instead of a street corner.” The concept of a regular gathering place arose out of a teen summit last year. “Those involved

talked about the issues that affect youth in the Enderby area,” said Cyr. While the jurisdictions are providing the venue and covering the cost, how Youth Cafe proceeds will depend on the participants. “We want this to be largely driven by the youth,” said Cyr. Teens will determine

what activities they want to pursue, such as a movie night or pizza party. There will be an opportunities for counsellors to discuss issues of importance and the RCMP may also visit. “It will be an opportunity to interact with them at a different level,” said Cyr of the police. Christian insists that his band and the other jurisdictions are dedicated to meeting the needs of local youth. “We want to provide them with the social skills they will need as they become adults,” he said.

Adrian Dix

Youth Cafe will be held every second Friday at the Country Coffee House, which is at the corner of Mill Avenue and Belvedere Street.

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Time is running out to purchase tickets to a palette-pleasing event in support of charity. The fifth annual Vernon Wine Expo gets underway Thursday at the Vernon Recreation Complex at 5 p.m. The event is an annual fundraiser for the United Way of North Okanagan Columbia Shuswap – which funds a number of programs and groups

throughout the community. Tickets must be purchased in advance for the Expo, which will features samples of a variety of wine, beer and spirits, as well as local nibbles. Stutters Disaster Kleenup is also providing free shuttles home. Tickets are $20 and available online as well as a number of local businesses (listed at www.vernonwineexpo.ca), or call 250-549-1346.

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North Okanagan farmers have an opportunity to learn about senior government programs available to them. An information session on the new Growing Forward agriculture policy agreement and changes to the AgriStability and AgriInvest programs is being held today. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the R amada Hotel, 2170 Harvey Ave. in Kelowna. The meeting will focus on how AgriStability and AgriInvest can work for farmers, deadline reminders and common mistakes when filling out forms. For information about the meeting or the programs, go to w w w. a g f . g o v. b c . c a / agristability or call 1-877-343-2767. Growing Forward is a federal/provincial initiative.

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Large Field Tomatoes

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VantageOne representatives Kathy Weaving (left), Galina Labun and Kara Leahy join Garry Molitwenik, of the North Okanagan Community Life Society, as they announce their $3,000 sponsorship of the fifth annual Art and Wine Gala at the Eclectic Med Saturday to benefit NOCLS. Molitwenik holds art by Barry Rafuse called Ravens Return, which will be part of the art auction. For information, call 250-545-5153.

B U Y- L O W W I N B I G ! • B U Y- L O W W I N B I G ! • B U Y- L O W W I N B I G ! • B U Y- L O W W I N B I G ! • B U Y- L O W W I N B I G !

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2 FOR 1 Eyeglasses

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chicken breasts

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Falkland remains in riding

I

mentioned in a previous column that the number of members of Parliament in B.C. was to increase by six seats to reflect its population growth. An Electoral Boundaries Commission was appointed to determine the new riding boundaries. On the initial revised riding map, Falkland, much of Sorrento, and Chase were removed from the Okanagan-Shuswap riding. After many constituents in these areas appealed, the commission has announced that the riding of Okanagan-Shuswap will not have any boundary changes. This leaves the Okanagan-Shuswap riding with a population of 121,000, or 15.5 per cent over the quota. I believe this is manageable. Thank you to those that contributed in supporting this outcome.

In the next federal election in 2015, there will be 30 more seats in the House of Commons, six in B.C., six in Alberta, 15 in Ontario and three in Quebec. This will increase the House from Colin Mayes 308 members to 338 or about one member to every 100,000 citizens. Your government has continued working on Senate reform and recently we announced the launch of a reference on Senate reform to the Supreme Court of Canada. Our government believes that the Senate, in its unelected and unaccountable state, must change in order to reach its full potential as a democratic institution serving Canadians. The Supreme Court of Canada will consider the constitutional amending procedure for Senate reform. The questions will

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believes this is unreasonable. We also believe senators should be elected by citizens in their region and not appointed. We believe senators should live in Canada during their term in office and that their primary residence should be in the region they represent. As a number of provincial premiers have voiced their favour for

the abolition of the Senate, we are seeking the constitutionality of this option. The fundamental principle of a democracy is representation by population and those that represent the people should be elected by the people. We will seek to enact these principles as we go forward. Colin Mayes is the MP for the OkanaganShuswap.

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The North Kamloops Lions stopped the visiting Vernon Home Building Centre Vipers 4-2 Sunday night at Memorial Arena to win the Okanagan Mainline Midget Tier 1 Hockey League semifinal series 2-1. The Lions came out on a tear and grabbed a 3-0 lead early in the second period. The Vipers responded with two goals by first-year centre Blaine Caton, with the helpers going to Richard Meaney, Logan Geefs and Travis Sexsmith in support of Bruin Stair. North Kamloops snuck another one in on a defensive zone breakdown. Jackson Scott, Joe Falsetta, Jacob Coelho and Adam Struch scored for the Lions, who had Nolan Munden in goal. Vernon took a 4-0 lead and hung on for an 8-5 victory in lightning-fast Game 2 before 400 fans Saturday at Civic Arena. The line of Curtis Sexsmith (3+1), Wyatt Warnes (1+3) and Jacob Dolinar (5A) jumpstarted the Vipers with the opening four goals in front of Jayden Campbell. Logan Geefs (2+1) started the next round of scoring with Caton (2A) and Travis Churchill on the assists. Chad Thomas and captain Richard Meaney rounded out the scoring with Austin Garrington and Cole Woodliffe getting the helpers. Struch, with two, Scott, Falsetta and Brody Moorman scored for the Lions. Riley Woodland and Munden split the goaltending. “It was a great season for the boys overall,” said head coach Robert Spraggs, assisted by Scott Flood, Mike Burke and Jason Silzer. “We knew that allowing the guys to go up and be part of the Junior B programs might hurt our team chemistry a bit, but I never imagined we would have such trouble scoring. “We had 12 players AP’d at the Junior B level and they played a combined 31 KIJHL games. That’s pretty impressive for a Vernon Midget team. “Every player on this team now has the skills they need to chase their hockey dreams. It’s just a little unfortunate we couldn’t put it all together for a long playoff run.” The Sladen Moore Lakers and Kamloops Royal Purple Mystix are going to the deciding Game 3 in their Okanagan Bantam A Female semifinal series. The Lakers rallied to stop Kamloops 2-1 in overtime Saturday at Civic Arena before losing 3-1 Sunday at Kamloops Memorial Arena. The Sladen Moore crew, who had given up one goal to Kamloops all season, went down early in the series opener before rugged winger Samantha Head equalized late in the third on a goal-mouth scramble.

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The Fulton Maroons and VSS Panthers entered the North Zone Senior AA Basketball League playdowns as undefeated, heavy favourites. Both teams delivered with Dale Olson’s Maroons claiming the boys’ title and the Panthers, coached by Bobby Mitchell and Lonny Mazaruk, taking the girls’ crown. Fulton stuffed VSS 76-34 in the boys’ final, while VSS iced the Kalamalka Lakers 57-34 in the girls’ championship Saturday night in the Panther Pit. The Okanagan Valley tournament opens Thursday night at Kelowna Christian School for the boys and George Elliot in Lake Country for the girls. The provincials go March 7-10 in Kamloops. Mike Rouault drained 25 points for Fulton, while Grade 10 Tye Kitzman added 20. The 7-0 Maroons open with the host Knights. “The boys are playing well heading into the valleys,” said Olson. “We get South Okanagan (Oliver Hornets) Thursday night. It’s do or die from here on in. I figured as the No. 2 seed, we might get a little easier first-rounder. The parity is amazing this year. Kelowna Christian is pretty good but beatable. Everyone else is very similar.” Shelby Hartwig pocketed 15 points and 14 rebounds for the 4-4 Panthers, while Chris Inscho added 14. The Cats had just ¥ seven players and three were suffering Lisa VanderVeLde/Morning star with the flu. Paige Ralston (left) of the Kalamalka Lakers sprints upstream with Mary Rice of the Panthers Matt Forsythe pulled down 23 points in pursuit in the North Zone senior AA girls basketball finals Saturday at the Panther Pit. and a dozen boards, while Mitchell Pepper ¥ pay 90 days all Civic financing. which took advantage of our mis16 points and for 12 rebounds as theon team flushed 19 points and Hartwig earned 21 providedDon’t takes,” said Kal head coach Reni Dolcetti. rebounds in the Panthers’ 79-74 opening 8-0 Panthers iced the 6-2 Lakers. “I was pleased with our team’s effort for 90 on very all Civic financing. Quinsy Leier rungDon’t up 12pay points and days win over the Kalamalka Lakers (5-3). The Lakers outlasted the Seaton six rebounds for the Cats, while Megan from start to finish.” The No. 3 Lakers will face either sixthSonics 69-67 in the consolation final. Ty Prentice added nine and both Karley seeded Oliver or No. 7 Pleasant Valley Chippendale and AJ Jhajj sparked the Fugel and Jenna Marion had seven. “We are very happy to get the win; the Sinners, depending on who won a Tuesday Lakers. Kuup Peters sank 22 points for the girls worked hard to be zone champions,” night wildcard. In Grade 8 Girls basketball Monday Sonics, while Alex Baxter played sick and said Mitchell. “Our defence really stepped up in this game and played very well the night, VSS defeated the Charles Bloom had 18. “No outside shooting cost us,” said entire night. We were proud of the girls Timberwolves 53-27 to secure a spot in Sonic head coach Charlie Law. “We blew for their effort there. Now our focus is the North Zone finals next week. Wynne Kanester poured in 11 points a 23-11 first-quarter lead. Kal played spir- on preparing for Valleyview (Vikings of and had four assists and three steals for Kamloops) Thursday night. ” ited ball and battled back whole way. FG4A5CK Paige Ralston drained 11 points for the the Baby Panthers. Brianna Falk recorded “Ty Chippendale was clutch for them FG4A5CK Don’t pay and for 90 all Civic and three steals, Lakers, while Jordan Korol had eight and 11 points, three assists FG4A5CK down the stretch AJdays Jhajjonwas also financing. while Reilly Lorenson counted 10 points Ann Stewart sank seven. solid.” “We played a very disciplined VSS and three steals. In the girls’ final, Ashtyn McKenzie

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Playing shorthanded in overtime, Mairyn Tucker converted a nice pass from Emily Clarke on a two-on-one break. Maya Baker was sensational in net as the pesky Mystix, who had just nine skaters, enjoyed several solid scoring chances. In Game 2, the Lakers took the early lead with a great second-effort goal by Jenna Fletcher. Kamloops levelled the score on a strange bounce off a Lakers’ player before adding two more snipes. The Lakers had trouble with the relentless forechecking by Kamloops and when they had scoring chances, Mystix goalie Sydney Carter stoned them. Game 3 goes Sunday, 12:15 p.m., at Civic. In Senior Atom Development play, the Vernon H&L Glass Wolfpack swept the Kelowna Hawks in a home-and-home, 10-3 Saturday at Wesbild Centre and 7-2 Sunday in Kelowna. Ben King supplied five goals and Logan Chapdelaine added a deuce for the Pack in the first game. Other Vernon offence came from Lucas Zubrod (1+4) Steel Quiring and Ben Imrich. In Kelowna, the H&L Glass crew got four goals from Trevor Kennedy, 2+2 from King and 1+2 from Imrich. Goaltending duties were split between Cayden Hamming and Tanner Witt. The Valley Wood Remanufacturing Venom kept their unbeaten streak alive Sunday at Wesbild with a 7-0 win over

Kamloops #1. Gavin Medema and Scott Gilowski led the charge with two goals each while singles went to Brayden Szeman, Cameron Moger and Coletyn Boyarski. Owen Swiscoski and Kobe Grant shared the goaltending duties for the shutout. The playoff tournament goes March 1-3 in Penticton. The Coca-Cola Midget Vipers iced Winfield Bruins 6-1 and stuffed the Summerland Jets 11-1 in exhibition games as they prepare for the Tri-Cities tournament this weekend in Washington State. The Bruins spoiled Liam McOnie’s shutout bid with 18 seconds left. Jeff Bochon led the Coke crew with 2+1, while singles were added by Hayden Chase, Lee Springer, Jordan Rea and Scott Latwat, shorthanded. Evan Campagnolo went the distance in goal Sunday with Jordan Rea netting 3+2 and Mitchell Lukacs supplying 2+3. Bochon had two goals and one helper. Conor Payne and Dustin Copeland each had 1+2, while Brandon Rysen and Conor Butte-Landsfried also scored. The Sun Valley Source For Sports Tier 2 Renegades went 3-1 at a Bantam Rep tourney in Williams Lake. Playoffs were cancelled Sunday as city workers set up picket lines. The Renegades iced the Pursuit of Excellence 5-0, drubbed Dawson Creek 10-1, lost 6-2 to Williams Lake and ambushed Abbotsford 9-2.

Goalie Kieran Watts, Jarett Campbell, Eamonn Miller and Bryce Pyle picked up MVP honours, while Jagger Williamson led the offence with 5+3. Kaden Black added 3+3, while Matt Kowalski earned 2+3, Campbell had 2+2 and Brady Marzocco pocketed 1+4. The Fix Auto Vikings won all three of their exhibition games in Bantam Tier 3 action. The Vikes opened with a 3-1 win over the Westside Warriors 3-1 in front of Conor Webb and Ethan Huizinga. Stephane Richard, Kyle Sherwood and Connor Johnston handled the offence. The Fix It gang brushed back the Penticton Jr. Vees 5-1 with Richard (1+3), Carl Main, call-up Brett Lambert, Jason Shaigec and Johnston supplying the offence. Vernon capped the weekend by grounding Kelowna Tier 4 Rockets 5-2 on two goals apiece from Owen Beliveau and Richard, and one from Main. The North Okanagan Pee Wee Tier 4 Knights tied the Kamloops Tomahawks 6-6 and toppled the Vernon Nixon Wenger Tier 3 Rattlers 6-4 in exhibition play. Matt Dolinar (2+1), Griffin Evans (1+4), Alex Gilowski, Matt Dolinar and Eli Dwyer scored in the tie, while Dwyer, Dolinar, Wes Graves, Gilowski, Mike Kormany and Kord Haller had snipes in the victory. Gavin Fleck (2), Cory Lazar and Aidan Rysen replied for the Rattlers.

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Garrett Adams recorded both shutouts as the Vernon Cornerstone Dental Rush opened Thompson Okanagan Ringette League playoffs with a pair of Tween A wins last weekend. The Rush iced the Kelowna Impact 3-0 Saturday at the Capital News Centre in Kelowna, and then hammered Shuswap 11-0 Sunday. In a tough, end-to-end battle with Kelowna, Delaney Tetrault pegged the dental crew to a 1-0 lead in period one, assisted by Alyssa Racine and Emma Carter. Kendra Ostafie, from Shelby Conners, doubled the lead in the second period, and Alex Drury capped the offence with an empty-netter, from Carter.

Ostafie and Racine each had three goals against Shuswap, with Drury (2), Conners, Delaney Tetrault and Emma Carter earning singles. The Vernon Fury claimed the TORL Cup by sweeping the best-ofthree set against the Kelowna Hype last weekend. The Fury, sponsored by Century 21 Team B.C., doubled the Hype 4-2 in Game 1 Saturday in Vernon. Jocelyn Jones took a feed from Aryana Jacura for the opening goal, while Maddie Powls and Brenna Beck added to the offence on assists from Jacura. Riley Martian sealed the deal in the second period on a betweenthe-legs backhand pass from Powls.

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Snakes gain ground on SilverBacks who carried the play for the remainder of the period, but were unable to convert on numerous odd-man rushes. “Those opportunities aren’t just going to keep coming,” said Tegeler. “You’ve got to finish when you can. We started to bear down in the third and play as a team.” Perhaps frustrated by their lack of finish, the Snakes ran into penalty trouble in the second period, which allowed Cowichan to seize the momentum. Jesse Neher (7th) earned the 2-0 goal at the 3:48 mark, beating Todosychuk (28 saves) shortside from in close just moments after the Vernon tender had denied captain Mikael Jung on a partial breakaway. Said Caps’ interim head coach Aaron Plumb, who inherited the gig when Jim Ingram parted ways with the club: “We started getting our feet involved in the game (in the second period), started getting a little more physical and that creates turnovers and more chances for us. “They really needed those two points so we knew they were going to come hard. We just didn’t have enough to hold them off.” Viper rookie Mitch McAllister (2nd) started Vernon’s comeback early in the third period when a

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The Vernon Vipers aren’t quite ready to give up on their B.C. Hockey League post-season dream just yet. With points in three straight games, the 17-23-1-8 Snakes have closed the gap on the sputtering Salmon Arm SilverBacks (21-232-4) to five points, with a game in hand. The ‘Backs, who occupy the fourth and final Interior Division playoff spot, have lost five straight and face a doozy of a schedule to close out the regular season. After a crucial matchup with the Snakes Friday at Shaw Centre, the Gorillas end with five road games, including a three-game swing to the Coast/Vancouver Island. The fifth-place Trail Smoke Eaters (22-27-0-2) have an even worse schedule, with four of their remaining five games against the first-place Penticton Vees (34-130-3). With four of their remaining seven tilts on the road, the Vipers’ dance card is hardly ideal, but given their resiliency of late, there is belief in the dressing room that a playoff berth is achievable. Saturday night’s 3-2 comeback win over the Cowichan Valley

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Dane Gibson of the Cowichan Valley Capitals protects the puck from Logan mick of the Vipers Saturday night at Wesbild Centre. Capitals is proof of that. Trailing 2-0 after 40 minutes, the Snakes reeled off three unanswered goals, capped by Mason Blacklock’s overtime winner, to claim victory in front of 1,600 fans at Wesbild Centre. “We’ve been able to take teams deep into the game and change the outcome,” said Viper forward Andrew Tegeler, who dished a gorgeous saucer pass to Blacklock for the third-period equalizer. “Some of the boys stepped up in the locker room and told us to bear down. We had tons of chances and

for some reason we started clicking in the third.” Working behind the net in OT, Colton Sparrow found Blacklock lurking in the slot for the winner, his team-leading 17th goal, with just 36 seconds to go in the 4-on-4 frame. The last-overall Caps (11-31-15) got off to a fortuitous road start, converting at the 20-second mark when Garrett Skrbich (10th) redirected a rebound off his skate past Danny Todosychuk. That seemed to wake the Snakes,

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Fury headed to Junior provincials Continued from A28

The Fury completed the sweep with a 3-2 win Sunday in Kelowna. Vernon goals came from Beck, Bailey Williamson and Sydney Harder, with assists to Taryn Smith and Jacura. The Fury will battle in provincial championships, in Langley, in March. In Petite action, the DCT Chambers Voltage fell 4-3 to the Kelowna Untouchables Saturday. Emma Elders pocketed two goals, with Kalen Webster adding the single. Grace Cornell pitched in with a couple of assists with another coming from Webster. Levi Knopf added some strong defence and Brooke Buller played a great game in net. In late-reported Novice action, the Vernon Blue Dragons went undefeated in the Novice division at the Sweetheart Tournament in Kelowna. The Dragons posted wins over the Kelowna Ice Breakers (9-5), Port Coquitlam Penguins (8-2), Westside Eagles (8-2) and Fraser Valley Wildfire (7-2).

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There was no formal celebration as the North Okanagan Knights won their first Kootenay International Junior Hockey League divisional title Sunday afternoon at the Nor-Val Sports Centre. The Knights grounded the last-place Chase Heat 5-1 to clinch the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference Doug Birks Division crown, one point ahead of the Sicamous Eagles. “We were all excited, but we kept it calm because we have to play next weekend,” said rookie forward Colton Thibault, who earned first star with 2+1. The Knights tied for third overall with the Kelowna Chiefs in the 20-team loop at 34-14-2-2. The Castlegar Rebels topped the table with 78 points, followed by the Fernie Ghostriders, at 74. North Okanagan opens the best-of-seven playoffs Friday night at home against the Kamloops Storm, 30 points back and fourth in the division.

Thibault, one of eight players from Vernon and area, said a late-season flurry of wins pushed the Knights to glory. “When we had that 11-game streak, we were persistent; we didn’t stop and we kept getting better,” he said. “We play a pressure system and we’re fast down low.” Thibault finished with 16 goals and 42 points, fifth best on the team. He scored the winner, on a first-period powerplay versus the Heat, and added a shorthanded tally in the second period. D-man Mac Ferner fired his ninth goal of the year to open the Knights’ scoring, while rookie Matty Saharchuk registered his teamleading 32nd and Brandon Shirley netted his first. Saharchuk, a 17-year-old out of Fort St. James, was recently listed by the WHL Everett Silvertips. Thibault likes Saharchuk’s skill set. “You saw the potential and Derek (centre Andrews) works so hard that Matty finds a spot and he’s got a quick release and a hard shot.”

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North Okanagan Knights' Matty Saharchuk and Chase Heat's Connor Venne struggle for control of the play during KIJ Hockey League action Sunday at Nor-Val Sports Centre. Levi Chamberlain (4th) equalized for the Heat, who finished with just 11 wins despite returning most of last year’s roster. The Knights outshot Chase 55-20 with Dustin Nikkel tak-

ing the win and Jacob Mattes the loss before 300 fans. Game 2 in the playoff series goes Saturday night at Nor-Val (7:30). Third game is Monday night at McArthur Island Sports Centre in Kamloops.

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Team Canada is the lone unbeaten team heading into action today at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Sochi, Russia. The Canadian team – skip Jim Armstrong (Cambridge, Ont.), third Dennis Thiessen (Sanford, Man.), second Ina Forrest (Armstrong), lead Sonja Gaudet (Vernon), alternate Mark Ideson (London) and coach Joe Rea (Prince George) – improved to 6-0 with a 7-1 win over Patrick McDonald of the U.S. Tuesday morning. Canada scored single points in the first four ends to take control, then put the victory away with a deuce in the sixth and a stolen single in the seventh at the Ice Cube Curling Center, the host venue for the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic curling competitions. “It’s a wonderful venue here,” said Gaudet, who’s hoping to curl for a third Paralympic gold medal in 2014. “Accessibility is great and the ice is wonderful. So we’re really looking forward to hopefully being back here next year.” While Canada is in solid position for a playoff spot (the top four teams advance to the playoffs), Gaudet noted the playing field is much more level than it used to be. “I think it has evolved incredibly fast,” she said. “There isn’t much of a gap any more; we’ve all taken our game to another level.” The Canadians posted earlier wins over Russia (8-5), China (9-5) and Slovakia (7-3), and will have a chance to nail down a playoff spot when they take on Sweden’s Jalle Jungnell (4-1) and Finland’s Vesa Hellman (3-3) in today’s action. The 10-team round-robin wraps up Thursday. Meanwhile, Vernon entries won both

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Vernon skip Sydney Hofer delivers a stone in the Zone 2 Juvenile women’s playdowns Saturday at the Salmon Arm Curling Club. the men’s and women’s regional Juvenile playdowns last weekend in Salmon Arm. Skip Brendan Cliff went 5-1 to secure the win the men’s title, icing Thomas Love 8-6 in an all-Vernon final Sunday. Cliff, backed by third Matthew Schiman, second Deven Schmidt and lead Matthew Young, advances to provincials, March 7-10 in Prince George. The Vernon foursome opened the sixteam spiel by icing Salmon Arm’s Grey Simms 14-0 before falling 5-4 to the Love rink (third Jonathan Schwartz, second Erik Colwell and lead Greg Geistlinger). After that, Cliff rolled four straight wins, grounding Kamloops’ Tyler Makar 10-3 and Kelowna’s Devon Bourgeois 16-2, followed by back-to-back wins over Love, the

first an 8-2 decision. After stopping Cliff in his opener, Love bounced Bourgeois 9-5 and Steven Schafthuizen of Kamloops 5-3 to reach the finals of the double-knockout tourney. Sydney Hofer secured one of two Juvenile girls berths to Prince George. Supported by third Erin Huitema, second Sarah Huitema, lead Emma Denty and alternate Megan deSousa, she slammed Kelowna’s Mackenzie Clark 13-3 Saturday night and shaded Kamloops’ Sierra Fisher 8-7 Sunday morning. Vernon’s Clare Schmidt (third Emma Smith, second Jaelyn Cotter, lead Cassidy Schwaerzie and alternate Miranda Chapple) fell 6-4 to Fisher and 8-7 to Kamloops’ Jesse Biddlecombe.


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Education/Trade Schools EXCLUSIVE FINNING/Caterpillar Mechanic training. GPRC Fairview Campus. High school diploma, mechanical aptitude required. $1000 entrance scholarship. Paid practicum with Finning. Write apprenticeship exams. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview PUT POWER into your career as a Fairview Power Engineer! On-campus boiler lab. 4th Class-Part A 3rd Class. Affordable residences. GPRC Fairview Campus. 1-888-9997882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview

Terrific career Opportunity with outstanding growth potential to learn how to locate rail defects. No Rail Experience Needed!! Skills Needed - Ability to travel 3 months at a time, Valid License w/ air brake endorsement. Extensive Paid Travel, Meal Allowance, 4 weeks Vacation and Benefits Package. Compensation based on prior driving experience. Apply at www.sperryrail.com under careers, keyword Driver. DO NOT FILL IN CITY OR STATE

THE ONE, The only authorized Harley-Davidson technician training program in all of Canada. You’ll work on all types of HD bikes. Quality instruction and state-of-the-art training aids. GPRC Fairview Campus, Fairview Alberta. 1888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview.

Computers/ Info systems

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In the convenience of your Home Computer Troubleshooting, Repair, Performance Maintenance & Virus Control. Personalized in-home Computer Training with your programs, Internet, E-mail, scanner, camera, printer & cleaning up harddrive.

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Become a Psychiatric Nurse in your own community

There is an urgent need for more Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN), particularly outside the urban areas of the province. And with the workforce aging – the average age of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in BC is 47 years – the number of retirees from the profession is exceeding the number of graduates. Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hour to $40.42/hour. Train Locally – The only program of its kind in BC, students can learn within their local communities via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements, and some regional classroom delivery. This 23 month program is accredited by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC). Government student loans, Employment & Labour Market Services (ELMS), band funding & other financing options available to qualified applicants.

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Employment

Employment

Education/Trade Schools

Help Wanted

TRAIN TO be an Apartment/Condominium Manager at home! We have jobs across Canada. Thousands of graduates working. 32 years of success! Government certified. www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-6658339, 604-681-5456.

Help Wanted TORO’S PUB

SHORT ORDER COOK WANTED

PERMANENT POSITION AVAILABLE

Apply in person with resume 1220 Kal Lake Road.

Okanagan Traffic Control

is offering Traffic Control Certification

Feb. 21 & 22 Mar. 21st & 22nd $ 275 Course st

nd

Call

1-250-546-8017 Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Experienced & Certified? Call us!

COOK WANTED

for busy Armstrong area Kitchen Fax resume to 250-546-8039 or email to armstronginn@gmail.com

Anchor Inn Armstrong

Passionate, high energy and enthusiastic

LINE COOKS

for high volume Pub Min. 3 years experience Competitive wages Apply in person 3030 Smith Dr., Armstrong Or email anchorinn@shaw.ca

Dr. Dale Henry is looking for an experienced CDA. Prostho module an asset. Hours are Tuesday Wednesday - Thursday, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. Resumes can be dropped off at …

201, 3306 - 32nd Avenue, Vernon or faxed to 250-545-6872 or email: docsmiley@ shawcable.com ARE YOU EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL DISTRESS? Relief is only a call away! Call Harry Martens or Marie Harding Estate Administrators at 250-545-2136 to set up your FREE consultation in Vernon. Donna Mihalcheon CA, CIRP 33 years experience. BDO Canada Limited. Trustee in Bankruptcy. 202-2706 30th Street, Vernon , BC V1T 2B6

AUTO PARTS DISMANTLER. DO YOU HAVE TOOLS, MECHANICAL AND COMPUTER SKILLS? D&M AUTO RECYCLING HAS AN OPENING FOR YOU. 40 HOURS PER WEEK, BENEFITS AFTER 3 MONTHS. APPLY BY EMAIL: ACCOUNTING@AUTORECYCLING.COM

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Employment

Must be Available Days & Evenings. Min. 3 yrs exp. Benefits available.

Apply with resume to 3302B 29th St, Vernon. or Email: www.littletex.ca Boom Truck/Crane Certified Class 1 Driver, union wages, Reply to Box 7 c/o The Morning Star 4407 25th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1P5

CanAm Pet Treats Inc. Accounting Technician

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Journeyman HD mechanic required for oilfield construction company. Duties will include servicing, maintenance and overhaul of our equipment. The job will be predominately shop work , but with a portion of your time spent in the field. A mechanics truck will be supplied for you. The job is based in Edson, Alberta. Call Lloyd at 780-723-5051.

NEED PERMANENT, Seasonal, experienced Vineyard & Farm Laborers, Mar to Oct. $10.25/hr. Call: 250-558-8331 or email resume to: leona@stompinground winery.com

SWANLAKE

LANDSCAPING DIVISION Nurseryland

Part-Time Part-Time

Position available Position available Must have have valid valid drivers drivers license license Must (abstract required), required), able able to to lift lift heavy heavy items. items, (abstract available weekdays to work 7 days a week. Available and weekends. Will train, an train. entry level job. Level entrythis job,iswill Drop offresumes resumes@@7920 7920 Hwy N Rd. Vernon, BC Drop off Highland Vernon, or Fax Fax to to 250-542-7952 250-542-7952 or

KITCHEN POSITION AVAILABLE and a Part Time

Employment

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY at North Okanagan Accounting Services a Full-time Bookkeeper must have experience with Simply Sage 50 and Excel, knowledge of Quickbooks is an asset. The ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines while maintaining a sense of humour is essential. Please submit resumes to 203 – 2808 48th Avenue, Vernon, BC, fax: 250-545-1345 or email tammy@taxoptions.ca Certified Experienced Traffic Control persons needed, require own transportation, wages DOE. Reliable people need only apply. 250-540-3455 Cherry Sorters, Pickers & Pruners required $10.25/hr. February 11 - November 30. Sorting at 991 Salmon River Road, Salmon Arm, BC; Picking at Oyama, BC & Area. Apply with online form @ www.kalwoodfarms.com EARN EXTRA CASH Need two drivers immediately to deliver restaurants, flowers, fast food, etc. You must have a cell phone, valid drivers license & reliable car. Call Ann at AJA Delivery 250-306-6218 EXPERIENCED PARTS Person for a progressive auto/industrial supplier. Hired applicant will receive top wages, full benefits and RRSP bonuses plus moving allowances. Our 26,000 sq.ft. store is located 2.5 hours N.E. of Edmonton, Alberta. See our community at LacLaBicheRegion.com Send resume to: Sapphire Auto, Box 306, Lac La Biche, AB, T0A 2C0. Email: hr@sapphireinc.net Male Care Aide required to care for a Quadraplegic male. P/T & on call. Reply to Box #4 c/o The Morning Star 4407 25th Ave. Vernon BC V1T 1P5

Full Time

WAITRESS / WAITER POSITION

Employment

Now Hiring! Construction Accountant Apply on line at www.predatorridge.com w w w. p re d a t o r r i d g e . c o m

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Seasonal labourer positions at Coral Beach Farms Ltd. 16351 Carr’s Landing, Lake Country BC. No experience necessary. Must have own transportation. Applicant must be capable of physically demanding (incl. heavy lifting) work in all weather conditions. 6-7 days a week. 10-12 hours a day beginning March 15, 2013 - April 30, 2013. Work includes tree planting, pruning & irrigation. Pay $10.25/hour. Apply by fax at 250-766-0813 or email at jobs@coralbeach.ca SERVER/HOSTESS req’d P/T for weekends, 19+. Drop resume @ Great Wall Restaurant, Armstrong.

North Enderby Timber is looking to hire a Millwright and Heavy Duty Mechanic. We offer competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefit package. Please fax resume to (250)838-9637 PAUL ORCHARD LTD. General farm labour required in Vernon & Oyama. No experience necessary but must be able to learn quickly. Duties include, but are not restricted to pruning, thinning, & harvesting fruit. June 20-Oct 31. $10.25/hr. 10hrs/day, 6days/week. 4116 Cascade Dr. Vernon, BC, V1T 9M2. Sewer wanted for Tarp Manufacturing business, flexible hours, sewing experience necessary. Call (250)260-2808

Help Wanted

Care Aide Positions Available This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic, and dependable person with a passion for working with seniors. All applicants must have a current clear criminal records check.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT.  Please be advised that only those invited to an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Please forward your cover letter and resume, in confidence, to: Carmen Glabus, General Manager Email: cglabus@chartwellreit.ca Fax: 250-545-5793

Full Time Administrative Assistant This role is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic, and dependable person with excellent customer service skills. The Administrative Assistant performs a variety of reception, marketing, and administrative support activities to enhance the operation of the residence. Duties include, but are not limited to, general office tasks, answering the telephone, touring potential residents, preparing minutes, compiling statistics, maintaining records and files, and processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. Your skills and experience must include: the ability to multitask in an environment with competing priorities, excellent customer service skills, empathy and understanding of seniors’ needs, the ability to maintain effective interpersonal and team building relationships, leadership skills, conflict resolution skills, general accounting skills, and advanced computer application skills. All applicants must have a currant clear criminal records check.  Previous management experience an asset.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT.  Please be advised that only those invited to an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. 

Email: cglabus@chartwellreit.ca Fax: 250-545-5793

ARMSTRONG-SPALLUMCHEEN Fire Department actively seeking Recruits The Armstrong-Spallumcheen Fire Department is actively recruiting for energetic community minded people that wish to join a dedicate group of highly trained and motivated people serving their neighbours.

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Candidates must reside in Armstrong or Spallumcheen, be reTuired to successfully complete a ¿tnesshealth pro¿le, submit a criminal record check, and must successfully complete a 40 hr. Recruit Training course (April 11 - May 2, 2013; Mon+ Thurs evenings and Saturdays).

(Full-Time — Temporary) May 1 - August 30, 2013

Reporting to the Manager, Water Reclamation, this position performs manual and physical labour, janitorial, ground, and general housekeeping duties pertaining to the Vernon Water Reclamation Centre (VWRC), Water Distribution (WD) and Spray Irrigation works. Please see our website at www.vernon.ca for a complete job description and method of application. Closing date is March 1, 2013. Please quote competition # 10-COV-13.

• Accounts receivable and payable • Payroll • Inventory control • General ledger reconciliation • Analysis and management reporting This role offers a challenging environment with scope to advance through an accounting designation. Interested candidates can send their resume to #100 – 1150 Kalamalka Lake Road, Vernon BC, V1T 6V2 or by email to info@darford.com.

GROUP HOME and/or COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKERS VERNON / ARMSTRONG / SALMON ARM

Casual/On Call (must be willing to work evenings and weekends) Qualifications - Experience and First Aid required. Skills - Ability to use positive reinforcement techniques, bridge non-verbal communications, assessments and programming, computer literate and work in a team environment. Forward resume with cover letter, qualifications and references to: Kindale Developmental Association PO Box 94 Armstrong, BC V0E 1B0 E-mail: kindale@kindale.net Fax: 250-546-3053 PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR DROP INS Wages per BCGEU Agreement

LITIGATION LEGAL ASSISTANT Seeking a highly skilled individual to join our busy litigation team.

PART TIME CORPORATE RECORDS CLERK

Seeking a highly skilled individual to join our corporate department. When applying, please forward resume in conƤdence toǣ ClaireB@davidsonlaw.com davidsonlaw.com

Please forward your cover letter and resume, in confidence, to: Carmen Glabus, General Manager

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CO-OP STUDENT - VWRC OPERATOR I

A Vernon based marketer and manufacturer of pet products has an immediate opening for an Accounting Technician at its Vernon, BC head office. Responsibilities for this role include;

• All applicants must hold a current class 5 drivers license and a driving record that demonstrates responsible and safe driving behaviour. • Applicants must be available for weekly ¿re practices; (Monday evenings’ 19:00 hrs and occasional extra-curricular training). • The ability to respond to calls during the day and afternoon as well as night time an asset. • Class 3 andor air endorsed drivers license an asset but by no means essential. Interested persons are asked to send resume, including hand written cover letter to: Armstrong-Spallumcheen Fire Department. PO box 252, Armstrong, BC V0E 1B4 Closing date: Monday, March 4, 2013 at 4:30pm Successful applicants will be contacted.

Dedicated. Driven. Community. Since 1919.

SOLICITOR LEGAL ASSISTANT Seeking a highly skilled individual to join our solicitor team. Experience in Estates would be considered an asst.

CONVEYANCER

Experience with Econvey, Adobe, and BC Online would be considered an asset. lease ˆorward resume in conƤdence toǣ ClaireB@davidsonlaw.com No phone calls please. We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. davidsonlaw.com

Dedicated. Driven. Community. Since 1919.


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Employment

Services

Services

Help Wanted

Counselling

Painting & Decorating

LUMBY AND DISTRICT SENIOR CITIZENS HOUSING SOCIETY is seeking a MANAGER (parttime) to manage Saddle Mountain Place and Monashee Place, which are low income independent housing facilities in Lumby, BC. We are looking for someone with: Experience in management, hospitality, and retirement sector. Good knowledge in business finance, accounting (Simply), marketing, and rental duties. Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills. Love to work with seniors. Team oriented and able to work without supervision. Liaison and collaboration between Society, tenants, other associations and businesses Work cohesively with Maintenance. Familiar with and able to operate within Residential Tenancy Act of BC. Knowledge of guidelines of BC Housing. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm Friday March 1, 2013. Please forward your resume with a cover letter, criminal record check, and 2 references to: Marcel Galli, 580 Shuswap River Drive, Lumby, BC, V0E 2G6, or email to marcelgalli@hotmail.com Pizza cook required immediately, must be 19 years of age or older, weekends & nights. Apply in person #4-100-Kal Lake Rd, Uncle Dave’s between 11am-5 pm Mon-Fri. Professional House Cleaners Year round employment. Must be bondable and have reliable vehicle. Good starting wage. Group plan. Phone Scrubbies. (250)260-1730 PYRAMID CORPORATION is now hiring! Instrument Technicians and Electricians for various sites across Alberta. Send resume to or fax 780-955HIRE or hr@pyramidcorporation.com Thinking of a change or returning to the work force? Seeking mature & responsible staff for both our downtown & VJH locations. Weekdays/ Weekends available. Willing to work with your schedule! Good perks & wage package. Prefer you drop off your resume to Andrea or Alice Cracked Pot Coffee Emporium, 2913 30th Avenue, or crackedpotcoffee@shawbiz.ca Trailer wash person required. Responsible for washing 53ft trailers & other general duties, Mon to Fri. Must be able to work outside in all conditions, must have reliable transportation and valid drivers license. All equipment supplied. Please Fax Resume to 250-546-0600, no phone calls please. USED AUTO PARTS shipper/receiver fast paced environment, must be physically fit. Computer, telephone, customer service, forklift operation, ability to meet deadlines. Benefits after 3 months. apply: lynne@autorecycling.com

small ads,

BIG deals!

the classifieds

250-550-7900

Income Opportunity EARN EXTRA Cash! - P/T, F/T immediate openings. Easy computer work, other positions are available. Can be done from home. No experience needed. www.BCJobLinks.com

Trades, Technical Established Roofing Company requires F/T metal roofer’s, shinglers, & labourers. Transportation a must. Reply to Box # 5 c/o The Morning Star, 4407-25th Ave. Vernon, BC V1T 1P5 MACHINIST APPRENTICE for CNC production machine shop. Reply to: jobs@quickturnmachine.com SHORE MECHANIC – F/T Heavy Duty Mechanic Certificate or equivalent w/5 yrs exp. www.westcoast tug.ca/shore-mechanic

Work Wanted *1 Vernon’s own DumpRunz Fast courteous service for around 1/2 the price of the big guys. 250-307-9449

Counselling available for police and military personnel and those with chronic illness or disabilities. Reasonable rates www.globalcounsellor.com or text message 250-488-5084

WWW.PAINTSPECIAL.COM

Alfalfa grass mix, under cover, $5.50/bale. Call 250309-5956 or 250-542-9419 CLEAN dry wheat straw, round. bales, delivery avail Ph 250-558-9509 Excellent 2nd & 3rd crop, grass hay, nutrient analysis avail. 250-546-6158. Grass Hay rolls, $30/roll. Cherryville, BC. 1-604-8334626 Hay for sale, barn stored, 1st crop, $4.00 bale, 70 lb bales. 250-546-3371 250-309-5910. Round Bales: Oat Hay $50.00; Alfalfa/Grass $60.00. Good dry Hay. (250)549-3377 Shavings or sawdust 150 yard loads.Cedar or Fir.Bark mulch. Delivered. 1 (250)8386630

Legal Services

Cleaning Services CLEANING to Perfection! Senior Assistance available. Call Janice 250-309-0876

Moving & Storage

Misc. for Sale

Misc. Wanted

Apt/Condo for Rent

Wanted: Kash for copper/pipe, plumbing, brass valves, wire, radiators etc., 250-546-3556

VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 – 35TH Street, Vernon

Sofa & Loveseat, Light print, Good condition. $350.obo (250)542-7933

DROWNING IN debt? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. Avoid bankruptcy! Free consultation. Toll Free 1 877-5563500 www.mydebtsolution.com GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com IF YOU own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits can lend you money: it’s that simple. Your credit/age/income is not an issue. 1-800-587-2161. M O N E Y P R OV I D E R . C O M . $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660. REDUCE DEBT by up to 70% Avoid bankruptcy. Free consultation. BBB accredited. 250-860-1653.www.4pillars.ca

Feed & Hay

Livestock Straw for sale, big bales 3x4. Herford cattle for sale,2 Heifers, 2 cows due to calf early March. Call for prices 250838-7362 or 250-833-6699.

Pets ANIMAL CARE SOCIETY

Cats and kittens available for adoption to approved homes. Neutered, tattooed & vaccinated.

www.vernonanimalcare.com

FAMILY Movers. Moving? Anything, anywhere. Local and long distance trips. Packing service available, weekly trips to Vancouver, Alberta, full and partial loads. Cheapest rates in the valley. Free Estimates, 250-493-2687

SMALL black cat to be given away. Great pet! Owner moving. (250)542-2148 WOLF Hybrid Cubs. Reserve now. Sun Valley Wolf Kennels Kelowna (250)-765-4996

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

www.sunvalleywolfkennels.com

Routes Available

MorningStar

The Consider being an independent carrier for

Students & adults both welcome!

ARMSTRONG armstrong RT 510- -Rosedale Rosedale West & Jackson RT 510 West & Jackson • Avail now • Available now RT 512 - Colony St & Pheasant Ridge Dr • Avail now RT 512 - Colony St & Pheasant Ridge Dr COLDSTREAM • Available now RT 220 - Lakeview Dr & Varsity Dr • Avail now coldstream RT 220 - Lakeview Dr & Varsity Dr EAST HILL • Available now St & 35 Ave • Avail now RT 46 - 10

east HIll HARWOOD SCHOOL AREA RT 46 - 10 St & 35 Ave RT• 107 - 20 St now & Skyway Village • Avail now Available RT 91 - 20 St &scHool S46 Avenue • Avail now Harwood area

RT 107 -HILL 20 St & Skyway Village MISSION • Available now RT 11 - Bellevue Dr & Westview Dr • Avail now RT 91 - 20 St & S46 Avenue READERS •Att Available now ention VALUED

With the cold weather comes icy roads and driveways

lumby Please try to keep your driveway RT 601 - Saddleview & Mountainview and walkway clear of ice and • Available now help us keep our carriers safe mIssIon HIll from accidents. RT 11 - Bellevue Dr & Westview Dr • Available nowThank You MorningStar

Heavy Duty Machinery A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53 in stock. SPECIAL 44’ x 40’ Container Shop w/steel trusses $13,800! Sets up in one day! Also Damaged 40’ $1950 Call Toll Free Also JD 544 & 644 wheel loaders JD 892D LC Excavator Ph. 1-866-528-7108 Free Delivery BC and AB www.rtccontainer.com Will pay cash for oversized scrap steel, cats, yarders, saw mill equipment, farm equipment, etc. All insurance in place to work on your property. 250-260-0217

Medical Supplies Furniture Emporium WANTED: Good used Medical equipment, walkers, power lift chairs, scooters and other items. Phone 250-545-0240 Stair lifts, platform stair lifts, vertical platform lifts. Shoprider Scooters & Power chairs, new & used. Kel: 250-7647757, Vernon 250-542-3745. Toll Free 1-888-542-3745 www.okmobilty.ca

Misc. for Sale

BUY-SELL-CONSIGN Quality furniture, household appliances, antiques, collectables and vehicles for CONSIGNMENT. www.doddsauction.com.

Local Coin Collector Buying Collections, Accumulations, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins + Coin Guy: 250-863-3082 PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670

CALL DODDS AUCTION 250-545-3259

Wanted: Good used Canopy for short box 1992 Ford in good cond.white, blue or black Reasonable $$ (250)938-6992

Accounting/Tax/ Bookkeeping

Accounting/Tax/ Bookkeeping

The Empty Box

Bookkeeping Services 22 years experience, full service bookkeeping including general ledger, A/R, A/P, payroll and bene�i�s, �on�� and year end, govern�en� re�i��ances and inco�e �ax prepara�ion� YOUR OFFICE OR MINE • REASONABLE RATES

Debi Pister

250.550.5594 Livestock

Livestock

SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR

- Regular & Screened Sizes -

REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

250-260-0110 Misc. for Sale

Real Estate For Sale By Owner ******* OKHomeseller.com View Okanagan properties for sale by owner. Selling? No Commission. 250-545-2383, 1-877-291-7576

Mobile Homes & Parks ✰

LAKEVIEW PLACE 2 bdrm, 2 bath, F/S, DW, A/C, new carpets, new paint, nice view, on-site laundry. Available immediately. $750/mo. Sorry, NS, NP. VERNON GOLF 2 bdrm, 2 bath, F/S, DW, laundry hookup. Quiet location. Available immediately. Smoker welcome. $750/mo. Sorry NP.

250-542-5580

Mr. Mobile Home Certified Factory Outlet. Featuring SIERRAS family community, or single and multi-section homes for your property. 250-769-6614 www.accenthomes.ca

MUST SEE!

Clean, cozy, comfortable, 720 sq. ft. freshly painted and carpeted apartment located in a park-like setting. Close to downtown and all amenities. $610. 250-542-5498

Mobile Homes & Parks

Mobile Homes & Parks

Misc. Wanted

Misc. for Sale

FREE

Removal of all unwanted metals and vehicles. No vehicle or metal too big

10 minutes to downtown Vernon. Boat launch, Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club, O’Keefe Ranch – just a few mintues away!! Custom order your new home today: www.countrysidemanufacturedhomes.com

250-832-6699

Auctions

Auctions

Independently owned and operated by the Raffan Family since 1963. Household, Estate, Warehouse Dispersals and Miscellaneous consignments.

Selling by auction is the most competitive and effective way of marketing new or used merchandise, everything from household items to complete estate and warehouse dispersals. Let our staff with over 50 years of experience help you market your goods the auction way. Hauling is also available.

NEXT REGULAR SALE THURS., FEB. 28 903 Raffan Rd., Armstrong, BC

Ph: 250.546.9420 www.valleyauction.ca

Owners & Auctioneers: Don & Peter Raffan

AUCTION

s Dodd Dodd s WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 • 6:00 P.M. FURNITURE: 6 Pce Brown Reclining Loveseat, Couch & Chair Set, Blue Hidea-Bed & Loveseat Set, Black Sleigh Bed w/2 Night Stands, Brown Indonesian Cabinet w/Glass, 5 Pce Palliser Bedroom Suite, 1940’s Side Board, Oak Finished 8 Drawer Dresser, Blue Medical Lift Chair, Brown Wood Table w/2 Leafs, 7 Chairs & Matching Glass Shelved Buffet & Hutch, Brown Wood Table w/6 Chairs, 1050’s Bedroom Suite, Office Chairs, File Cabinets, 2 Oak Finish Cabinets, Computer Desk, Book Shelves & More. Brunswick Slate Pool Table w/Cues - Balls, 7 Ft. Shuffle Board.

APPLIANCES & ELECTRONICS: Kenmore Gas Oven & Stove Top, 1950’s Westinghouse White Stove, Gas Fireplace w/Piping, 32” Samsung TV w/ Remote, 2 - 19” Venturer LCD TV’s w/Built-in DVD Players, 2 Peavey T-300 High Frequency Speakers, Traynor Amp, Sony Apartment Size Stereo, Audio Logic Karaoke Machine, Electric Bike, Pellet Guns, Decorative Knives, Bikes, Single Beds, Divider Screen, Queen Size Box & Mattress, Pictures & More. Large 12 Drawer Waterloo Rolling Tool Box, Large 11 Drawer Waterloo Upper Tool Box.

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT: Yard Machines 5 HP Tiller, Power Built 5 Gal (3 HP) Compressor, Stihl Chainsaw, Craftsman 9” Table Saw, Welder, Superior Cordless Tool Set, Craftsman Portable Compressor, Air Hoses, Angle Grinder, Electric Polisher, Welding Torches, Dewalt Work Radios, Toilets, Ceiling Fans & More. For Auction February 27, 2013 - Stainless Steel Side-by-Side Electrolux Fridge w/Bottom Freezer & Matching Convection Oven with Flat-top Stove and Dishwasher!! NEXT WEEK

www.doddsauction.com

The

Contact Circulation • 250-550-7901

Rentals

Beachcomber 578 Hybrid Hot tub, hush pump system, everlite mood lighting, reflex foot massage, jet seats. Seats 6-8 people, Great condition, needs new cover. $9000 New, Asking $3999 obo. Phone 1(250)503-4652 Free Scrap removal. All metals & cars. No microwaves or t.v.s. Minimum pick-up load. 250-546-9536, 250-309-6107 SAWMILLS FROM only $3997. Make money and save money with your own bandmill. Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free info and DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT STEEL BUILDINGS/Metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x 40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x 150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca TOP DOLLAR PAID Removal, Scrap Cars & Metals, large or small, Farm & Industrial Equipment, & Complete Property Reclamation. Used Tire Sale (250)540-4815 WANTED: Good used furniture, beds & appliances. Phone Furniture Emporium, 250-545-0240 WANTED: Vintage paintings, postcards, fishing rods, reels, tackle, old knives, Native baskets, old guns, saddles & gun rigs, military medals, pocket watches, etc. Silver & gold coins. Honest & Confidential! Cash Paid! 250-308-7342, 250-260-8069

2 Coats Any Colour

Pets & Livestock

Merchandise for Sale

Food Products Furniture

(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls. Cloverdale Premium Quality Paint. NO PAYMENT, until job is completed!

Merchandise for Sale

HOME Grown Buffalo Meat. Contact 250-546-6992.

(1) 250-899-3163

3 Rooms For $299,

Financial Services

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

Merchandise for Sale

250-351-9666 • 250-938-4174

Viewing all day Wednesday at 3311-28th Avenue in Vernon Open for consignments: Mon - Fri 8:30 to 5:00 • Sat ‘til noon

DODDS AUCTION

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Suites, Lower 1bdrm avail March 1st (suits 1). N/S, N/P. Own entrance, parking & laundry. All util incl. $700/mo. 250-550-5513.

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250-542-8989 2 Bdrm; 1 Bath; F/S; DW & AC. Very well kept in secured adult only building (55+) close to downtown. Underground parking. On site laundry. Avail immediately. $750/month 250549-1679 OR 250-550-6991 2bdrm 2bath condo with fantastic view of Lake Kalamalka & Kal Beach. Fresh paint & newly carpeted, 7 appli, a/c, & 2 covered parking spots at front door. Large balcony for flower baskets & bbq, and enjoying the view. Strata fees are incl. N/S. $1100/mo, and $500DD + utils. Call Denis at 250-550-3086 for viewing

ARLINGTON, EMBERS & CENTURY MANOR 1 & 2 bdrm; Seniors, close to Schubert; N/S; N/P, clean and well maintained. Call: 250-275-8066

Armstrong Townhouse 2bdrm 2bath corner unit, n/s, 6-appl, $1150. April 1. (250)260-6002 Belmonte Apartments 1 bdrm suites from $630 p/m, laminate floors & designer finishes avail. Great living close to downtown.prefer mature renter. Some pets OK Scooter parking. 250-549-5254 BRIGHT, clean 2bdrm, 1bath apt in quiet building. Fridge & stove incl. N/P, N/parties. $695-$725/mo. 250-542-7727 Enderby apt, 2 bdrm,new floors & paint, a/c, quiet main floor, 250-308-9299.

FOR RENT - 1 bedroom unit for independent, mobile 55+ in Enderby. Rent is 30% of proven income, includes fridge, stove & free shared laundry. Call Donna at 250-838-9736 for details, viewing and application. No pets - Non-smoking. Hillside Apartments, Enderby, Large 1bdrm suite $650 + utils. Small 1bdrm suite $500 utils incl. 778-475-8283 HILLSIDE TERRACE. 39th Ave-ADULT-clean & well maintained; 1bdrm, 1 bdrm+den Rent incentive available N/S, N/P 250-545-5773 Hilltop Manor, City & Mountain views, sparkling renovated suites $575.&up 250-307-0937 LARGE 2bdrm apt. $800/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail Now. 250-869-9788 Maple Ridge Gardens Deluxe 1 bdrm w/guest Suite, In-suite Laundry. Secure Adult Bldg. $795.Mo. 250-542-5659 NEW! Large 2BR, 2 Bath Condo, Vernon, Mar.1st. Sec. heated U/G parking, storage locker, elevator, d/w, A/C, stainless appl., private W&D. $1100/month. 250-307-6373. NS suite, small pet negotiable. Willow Manor, reno’d suites. Seniors welcome! Walk to shops $625&up 250-549-9177

Duplex / 4 Plex 2bdrm, 1 bath, centrally located, w/d, n/p, n/s $800 util incl 250-308-7456 2bdrm, upper floor of duplex, Longacre Dr, private yard, fruit trees, stove/fridge dish washer washer/dryer outlets, require quiet tenants, n/s, no dogs. $700/mo, Paul 306-541-6912 3bdrm 1/2 duplex, full bsmnt, parking, Lumby. $1000/mo.+ water utility 250-550-4396 3bdrm 1 bath, w/d, n/s, pet neg, $900/mo Avail Now. 250558-0969, 250-938-1957 3bdrm+garage, Harwood area small pet considered. (n/p preferred)$1200 + 60% utils or $1350. all inclusive. Avail Now. 250-869-9788. 3 plex,3bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, nice, clean, reno’d,avail now. 250503-6034 or 250-307-5120. 4 bdrm, 2 bath, very spacious, suit for mature tenants, couple/friends.n/s, n/p.R.R. dd. $975. 250-547-9756. Large 2bdrm, walk to town, W/D h/u, cat ok, $850 util/incl. 250-542-4310, 403-991-4057. Large 3bdrm, 1.5-bath, 5-appl, N/S, pet friendly, $1200 incl util. March 1. 250-542-0122

Mobile Homes & Pads 2 bdrm, f/s, w/d, 5 min to Vernon. $750pm/ Call Tom 250503-7044 or 250-545-0240.

Homes for Rent 2bdrm shared acreage, in Silver Creek on Yankee Flats Rd. $1200.util incl (250)549-0830 2bdrm upper duplex, cov deck storage, insuite w/d. Central loc. $750 util/incl. 542-3309 deborahhale@shaw.ca 3bdrm, 2 kitchens, 2 livingrooms, laundry. Pet friendly, fenced yard. 250-549-6554. 250-372-4842

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250-260-0079 250-309-1742 bedroomhome homeon • 44 bedroom Westside Road, 35 mins on Westside Road, to Vernon or Kelowna. 35 mins todeck, Vernon or Fireplace, views, log home, warm feel Kelowna. Fireplace, to it. F+S, W+D, pets deck, views, log home, negotiable, $1000. warm feel to it. F+S,

• 3 bdrm larger lower W+D,ofpets negotiable, suite home. 2 pc bath (shower, no tub), yard, $1000. street parking. Pets OK. vernonhomes.ca/forrent $895 incl utilities. vernonhomes.ca/forrent • 3 bedroom larger • 1 bdrm above-ground lower suite of home. huge bsmt suite in 2 pc bathStones. (shower, Stepping Mountain views,street tons no tub), yard, of storage, F&S, W&D. parking. Pets OK. $795 incl. utilities. 1 yr $895expected. incl utilities. lease 3bdrm, rural Armstrong, pets neg. elec. & wood heat, N/S, $1000+util Now. 250-379-2619 HOME and shop for rent 5177 Silver Sar Rd. 1/3 acre 4BR, 3BA, plus room for RV. Short term lease or mon to mon $1275 plus utilities. 250-2608618 or 250-275-3058 bmdev@shaw.ca bellemeade.ca Immaculate 3bdrm+den, lrg. kitchen, 2bath,6appl, f/p, mature gardens, cul-de-sac 1 blk from shopping, big yard, pond, garage, back deck, front patio, energy efficient, $1500+util. 1yr lease. NS, pet neg. Avail Now 250-545-8771, 308-6309 Large country lower, on 3 acres, between Hillview & V.S.S.schools. 2 bdrm, f/p, d/w, covered patio, carport, very large yard. 1 year lease. $1150 pm all util & appl incl. March 1. 250-503-4959. North BX, very nice view, 5bdrm, 2 1/2 bath, ns/np $1450 + util., avail Now. 250558-2988 Small 3bdrm 1.5 bath, f/s, w/d, dw, N/S. N/P. $1200/mo incl all utils. Avail March 15th.. 250-503-5467

1bdrm Bright ground level, sep ent., & yd, f/s, w/d, East Hill. n/s. P/neg Util incl $850. Avail now. 250-275-4906 1bdrm bsmnt ste, near Paddlewheel Park, $600. incl utils & w/d. N/S. Small dog ok. Call 250-938-1135 1bdrm level entry, walk to Kal Beach or College, parking, private entry,laundry, bbq area, util incl., new clean suite,n/s, n/p. $750 250-938-4714. 1bdrm, w/d,f/s centrally located, util/incl, pets welcome, $850. March 1. (250)540-7695 2bdrm 1bath w/private laundry. $800/mo incl gas & water. Ns/Np. Susie 250-306-0608 2bdrm $870.; & 3bdrm $1070. in 4plex. n/s, n/p. Utils/laundry incl. Avail now, 250-938-8576 2bdrm basement suite, 1 bath, nice clean,near Walmart, avail now..250-542-9565, 503-6034 2 bdrm, cute, clean, quiet location, close to all amenities, g/f,$725 +50% util. n/p. avail immed. 250-545-0883. 2bdrm East Hill. Completely reno’d! Great view. N/P, N/S. $800 incl utils. 250-307-5120 Bachelor Reno’d, North Swan Lake, suits single, small pet ok. N/S. Avail now. $575/mo util incl. 250-307-1497 Beautiful 2bdrm daylight suite in newer home, Enderby, private entr & prkg, w/d, f/s, f/p, lawncare. N/S, n/p. Avail Mar 1 $875.incl utils. (250)5504096 BRIGHT 900sqf walk out. 1 bed/bsmt suite, Bella Vista, Bus route,own covered patio facing in ground pool, F/S/DW, laundry, cable HDTV, WIFI, util incl. Small indoor pet neg. N/S, DD & Ref req. $825. 250503-7875 COLDSTREAM, 1 bdrm suite, 900 sq ft, brt, nice space, sep entr, parking,w/d and jacuzzi tub, quiet ngbhd. NS, no parties, pet neg. $800 incl util, cable & internet. Refs req. 250-558-3486 Large 1-bdrm, f/s/dw, shared laundry, $700. Incl, cable, util, internet, n/p, n/s, no parties, suits 1 quiet female, Avail now 250-558-0142 leave message Large 2bdrm, Hwy 6, Coldstream, Avail now, 1/2 acre, frt loaders, HD wifi, all inclusive, No Cats.$800. 250-309-6299. New 1bdrm + den daylight, 6 appl. priv entry/deck, n/s, n/p $900./mo+dd. 250-545-3529 RECENTLY renovated 1 bdrm basement suite westmount area. $850 month. Inc utilities, w/d, f/s, dishwasher, ns, Quiet neighbourhood close to shopping area and bus route. Shared private yard (250)2600029.

Suites, Upper 2bdrm, Armstrong,w/d, f/s, new flrs, sep ent, avail immed, $900. incl util. n/s, n/p, ref’s & Deposit req’d. 250-306-9909 2bdrm + den, beautiful view, $850 util/incl. Vernon, n/s, n/p, Avail. 250-549-5054. Avail immed.,3bdrm, 2 full bath, main floor of East Hill house, 5 appl.,& laundry, pets neg. $1100. 250-308-9366.

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1BDRM, quiet, N/S, kitchenette, walk-out. weekly/ monthly $600-$630. Call 250-558-6837

TOWNHOUSE for rent. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Quiet neighborhood, close to schools and other amenities. $1350/month. Available March 15th or sooner. 250-306-1150

Office/Retail 2500SQFT can be subdivided. Close to the Bay, Village Green Centre. Little or no lease hold improvements needed for offices. Call Lyn (250)306-1741

Shared Accommodation 1bdrm, D.T. $450 incl.util. furniture, cable. N/P, N/S. 250549-0644 1Bdrm in quiet condo in Armstrong. March 1st. $500. 1-(250)863-8683 1 ROOM $425- Fridge, cable & utils incl’d, shared kitchen & bath, bus route, in-house laundry. Avail now! 250-558-3579. Safe, secure, furnished room. lrg home, laundry, shared kitchen,util incl, close to bus. Fm pref $500. (250)307-5467

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Cars - Domestic 2006 Chrysler 300 Hemi 4-wd, loaded, leather, sunroof, exc. cond, new tires. 250-540-8459 2006 Ford Fusion V6, 193k Hwy Km, New Summers + New Winters, Contact Mark at 250-550-9697, Asking 5500.

Cars - Sports & Imports Honda Civic 2007 Silver colour , 4 door 150000km Excellent condition , 1 owner Summer and winter tires $8850 Call 250-764-2716 after 6 pm

Transportation

WANTED: VW Beetle 78 or older, for restoring. Must be original. Call John (250)5479722

Auto Accessories/Parts

Scrap Car Removal

FREE Removal of unwanted vehicles etc. Dead or Alive Auto Recycling. Call Leo (250)550-5245 RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685. Wanted: Good used Canopy for short box 1992 Ford in good cond.white, blue or black Reasonable $$ (250)938-6992 WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.

1AA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Up to $100 cash for full size vehicles. 250-899-0460 ARMOUR TOWING Will meet or beat all competi-

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Trucks & Vans 1995 Chevy 30 series Cargo Van. Propane, good rubber. $1250 FIRM. 1(250)550-5550 1996 Ford F150 XLT ext cab 4x4, 302 fi, body & motor good. Tranny problems $500. obo veiw 7010 L&A Rd. (250)542-2457


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YUCWMENLUCWU Forest Stewardship Plan Amendment 6 Yucwmenlucwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP is proposing an amendment to their Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP). The FSP amendment is required to update the FSP, incorporate the Monashee Community Forest (MCF) License K2X, located in Trinity Valley south of Putnam Creek, into the FSP and define this area as a separate Forest Development Unit. The document will be available for review and comment from February 05 – April 06, 2013 at Landmark in Salmon Arm. Stakeholders are invited to provide information about specific resource features that may be unknown. Information provided will be considered when preparing the results and strategies in the final FSP amendment. For more information, contact Steve Giesbrecht at 250-8040332. Written comments should be addressed to Landmark, Box 87, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N2

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INVITATION TO TENDER RECREATION CENTRE BOILER REPLACEMENT TENDER NO. 2013-06 Sealed QUOTATIONS with all other attachments as called for in the Tender package marked “Tender 2013-06, Vernon Recreation Centre Boiler Replacement”, with the Bidder’s name and return address clearly indicated on the envelope, will be received at the of¿ce of the Regional District North Okanagan, Attn: -im Coughlin at 9848 Aberdeen Road, Coldstream, British Columbia, V1B 2K9, up to 2:00p.m., local time on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Late bids will be returned unopened. The intent of this Tender call is to obtain offers under seal to perform work and services required to replace the existing boiler for the Vernon Recreation Centre. Bid documents may be picked up at the Regional District North Okanagan, 9848 Aberdeen Road, Coldstream, BC, V1B 2K9, Tel: (250) 550-3700 or viewed online at www.rdno.ca or on BC Bid. Please direct all inquiries to <oneda and Associates, phone (250) 860-5550. There will be an optional site viewing held on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:00pm local time at the Vernon Recreation Centre located at 3310 37th Avenue, Vernon for project familiarization. The Regional District of North Okanagan reserves the right to reject any or all Quotations, to waive defects in any bid or Quotation Documents and to accept any Quotation or offer which it may consider to be in the best interest of the Regional District of North Okanagan. In submitting bids, it is understood that the bid will remain irrevocable and open for acceptance until sixty (60) calendar days have expired from the bid closing date.

Contract: 2013 Salmon River Road Improvements Reference No. 1369.0040.02 The Owner invites tenders for: The project consists of approximately 3.0 km of road improvements between Matheson Road and Knob Hill Road. Work generally includes but is not limited to clearing and grubbing, full depth reclamation, common excavation, embankment ¿ll, new road structure including granular material and asphalt, installation of culverts, fencing, signage, road markings and hydro-seeding. Tender Documents and Reference Material for this project will be distributed electronically in digital format (PDF) through the MERX tendering website at www.merx.com. These documents will be available on the Merx website on February 18, 2013. Please note that drawings should be plotted on ANSI D sheet size (864 mm X 559 mm - 34” X 22”). An OPTIONAL pre-tender site meeting will be held at 10:00 am on Monday February 25, 2013. The meeting location for those interested in attending will be at the intersection of Hallam Road and Salmon River Road. Tenders are scheduled to close at: Tender Closing Time: 2:00 p.m. local time Tender Closing Date: March 1st, 2013 at: Township of Spallumcheen Address:

Main Reception Desk Township of Spallumcheen Spallumcheen Way Spallumcheen, BC, V0E 1B6

For additional information, please contact: Ronny Revillard, Contract Administrator Urban Systems Ltd., Kamloops Telephone: (250) 374-8311 Email: rrevillard@urbansystems.ca

It is the responsibility of the contractor to contact the Regional District North Okanagan prior to the closing date to receive any and all addendum.

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Health issues prompt Pat Bell to leave politics tom fletcher Black Press

Jobs Minister Pat Bell says he will remain in Premier Christy Clark’s cabinet until the May 14 provincial election, but he has withdrawn his candidacy to run for re-election due to a heart condition. He is continuing his duties as minister of jobs, tourism and skills training, a portfolio created by Clark as the centrepiece of her job strategy.

“Sometimes when you’re in politics, you automatically think you have become smarter over a period of time,” Bell said. “I think there’s some evidence that points to the opposite. So renewal is not a bad thing.” Bell was nominated to run for a fourth term in Prince George-Mackenzie, a seat he has held since the B.C. Liberal landslide of 2001. He declined to identify candidates to seek the party nomination, but said he hopes toT:10” see a competition for the job.

Bell’s doctor discovered an aneurysm last fall in one of the arteries connecting to his heart. The condition is typically a bulge in the blood vessel that indicates weakness of the wall. If it bursts it is fatal. Bell said his condition is being closely monitored, and he may need surgery if the aneurysm grows larger. But for now he is continuing his work and exercise schedule as usual, and he plans to campaign for the next B.C. Liberal candidate in his constituency.

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Offer(s) available on select new 2013 models through participating dealers to qualified customers who take delivery by February 28, 2013. Dealers may sell or lease for less. Some conditions apply. See dealer for complete details. All offers are subject to change without notice. Vehicles shown may include optional accessories and upgrades available at extra cost. All pricing includes delivery and destination fees up to $1,650, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies) and $100 A/C charge (where applicable) and excludes licensing, registration, insurance, other taxes, variable dealer administration fees (up to $699) and down payment (if applicable and unless otherwise specified). Other dealer charges may be required at the time of purchase. Other lease and financing options also available. **0% purchase financing is available on select new 2013 Kia models O.A.C. Terms vary by model and trim, see dealer for complete details. Representative financing example based on 2013 Rio5 LX + AT (RO753D) with a selling price of $18,572, financed at 0% APR for 36 months. 78 bi-weekly payments equal $225 per payment with a down payment/equivalent trade of $0. ¥3 Payments On Us offer is available on approved credit to eligible retail customers who finance or lease any new 2013 Sorento from a participating dealer between February 1–28, 2013. Eligible lease and purchase finance customers will receive a cheque in the amount of three payments (excluding taxes) to a maximum of $550 per month. Lease and finance purchases are subject to approved credit. Customers will be given a choice between up to $1,650 reductions from the selling/leasing price after taxes or dealer can issue a cheque to the customer. Some conditions apply. See your dealer for complete details. Offer ends February 28, 2013. Offer cannot be combined with “Don’t Pay For 90 Days” promotion.∞“Don’t Pay For 90 Days” offer (90-day payment deferral) applies to purchase financing on all new 2012/2013 models. No interest will accrue during the first 60 days of the finance contract. After this period, interest starts to accrue and the purchaser will repay the principal interest monthly over the term of the contract. ≠Bi-weekly finance payment O.A.C for new 2013 Sorento LX AT FWD (SR75BD)/2013 Forte Sedan LX + AT (FO74PD)/2013 Soul 2.0L 2u MT (SO553D) based on a selling price of $28,667/$20,272/$20,967 is $156/$106/$126 with an APR of 1.49%/0.9%/2.49% for 60 months, amortized over an 84-month period with a $0 down payment or equivalent trade. Estimated remaining principal balance of $8,009/$5,485/$6,368 plus applicable taxes due at end of 60-month period. Retailer may sell for less. See dealer for full details. §Loan savings for 2013 Forte Sedan LX + AT (FO74PD) is $1,500 and is available on purchase financing only on approved credit. Loan savings vary by model and trim and are deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes. Some conditions apply. ΔModel shown Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price for 2013 Sorento 3.5L SX AWD (SR75XD)/2013 Forte SX Luxury (FO74XD)/2013 Soul 2.0L 4u Luxury AT (SO759D) is $43,045/$27,150/$27,345 and includes delivery and destination fees of $1,650/$1,455/$1,650 and A/C charge ($100, where applicable). License, insurance, applicable taxes, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies), variable dealer administration fees (up to $699) and registration fees are extra. Retailer may sell for less. Available at participating dealers. See dealer for full details. Highway/city fuel consumption is based on the 2013 Sorento 2.4L GDI 4-cyl (A/T)/2013 Forte Sedan 2.0L MPI 4-cyl (A/T)/2013 Soul 2.0L MPI 4-cyl (M/T). These updated estimates are based on Transport Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the Government of Canada’s EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors. Information in this advertisement is believed to be accurate at the time of printing. For more information on our 5-year warranty coverage, visit kia.ca or call us at 1-877-542-2886. KIA is a trademark of Kia Motors Corporation.

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These Chinese characters represent Gui Si: Yin Water atop Snake, which officially began on February 3 at 8.14pm (PST). Gui Si was welcomed in with major celebrations over the weekend of January 10th to chase out the negative Qi and welcome in the new prosperous Qi for 2013. So what does 2013 hold for you? Well this Snake brings in some much needed heat to warm up our emotions, however, these new found emotions will now challenge governments and people in charge. Overall the year brings change, as the birth of new ideas and new leaders emerge, and the people will want to be heard, and will do so passionately. Gui Si wants to be wise and nurturing to develop these new leaders, however there may be some clashes with the yang fire of snake as there is a presence of metal; metal leans to military… and when they get involved, things happen. 2013 can be a positive year, it’s important to focus on the ‘what can be’ and not the ‘what was’. Change can be good, as the saying goes ‘No pain, No gain…’

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Do all home inspectors use a Thermal Imaging Camera (Infrared) and what are the benefits of thermal imaging?

Not all home inspectors use a Thermal Imaging Camera; in fact I am one of the only home inspectors in the Okanagan that uses a Thermal Imaging Camera. I use the camera on every home inspection that I do. The benefits of using thermal imaging technology are numerous, but in a nutshell, this is a close as one can come to x-raying a home. The camera sees and records heat. The different temperatures are registered in different colors. With that one can see where cold air is entering a home, wet spots that may indicate mold or roof leaks that may not be otherwise visible. Missing or poorly installed insulation in walls and ceilings can also be seen. Insect infestations in walls can be seen due to the heat a nest may generate. Overheating electrical breakers and circuits can also be seen. This is just some of the applications of this type of camera. Having a thermal imaging scan done on your home can reveal areas that may need improvement and save you the homeowner dollars. We can all use that.

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Our Lender is suggesting that we choose a 5 year Fixed Rate Mortgage, aside from current rates being so low, are there other reasons for the suggestion? We prefer a shorter term mortgage and are confused by the strong suggestion.

What can Life Coaching do for me?

Life coaching looks at where you are now and where you want to be. It can help you be successful in all areas of your life. For example it can help you in : • Achieving goals • Discovering what is most important in your life • Designing a plan to achieve your dreams • Being happier and more successful in your existing career • Finding a new career • Giving more powerful presentations • Achieving more balance between your working and private lives • Generating focus, energy, and courage for successful transformation Whether you want to improve some aspect of your life, change your direction, or achieve your dreams, life coaching can help you.

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The Government of Canada introduced a “Qualifying” Interest rate to federally regulated Lenders. The Qualifying rate for all mortgages sets a standard qualification for borrowers to be approved based upon the Bank of Canada’s current 5.24% interest rate or the best offered rate for a 5 year fixed rate mortgage. You must also take a 5 year fixed rate mortgage term in order to qualify at the lower discounted rate on a mortgage. In order to choose a term other than 5 year fixed, Borrowers have to qualify for the mortgage using 5.24%. It is now more important to understand the Fees and Penalties associated with taking a long time mortgage, as many of the large Lenders may not offer the ability to ‘blend’ the rate in the future if you require additional funds on your mortgage and you could find out the penalties and fees are substantial. If you are in this situation, please free to contact us and we will be happy to explain the benefits and the risks of locking into a long term mortgage as everyone’s application is unique and each Lender’s policy OAC /E&O accepted. is different.

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Psychotherapist and Hynotherapist

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I am thinking about replacing my hot water tank, but was wondering about these “on-demand” water heaters. Should I consider that instead? After space heating, water heating costs are the second largest energy expense for the typical household. Standard storage tank water heaters are still the dominant and most cost-effective water heating appliance being installed today, but the government’s drive to improve efficiency ratings may soon drive up the cost of storage tank water heaters as well. The typical storage tank water heater has an energy factor of .62 to .64 while the newer “on-demand” systems are typically in the .82 to .97 range - a substantial improvement in energy efficiency savings. These “on-demand” systems also typically last twice as long as hot water tanks before needing replacement. Tank-less “on-demand” water heaters do have their draw backs, and may not be the best solution for everyone; however, there is little doubt that they will become the standard water heating technology of the future.

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Microphones in the aid pick up sounds in the environment and send them to set of amplifiers and are modified by special software. The signal is then sent to a miniature speaker and delivered to the ear. The newest aids are smart enough to amplify certain sounds or frequencies that are tailored to each hearing loss. Understanding speech in noise remains the main focus of most research. Background noise is present in everyone’s life. Having said that, even with normal hearing, separating speech from excessive background noise can be challenging. For people with normal hearing, the brain unconsciously filters out most background noise. With prolonged and severe hearing loss, the brain becomes lazy in this process because all sounds are reduced or inaudible and the ability to filter out noise diminishes. When an individual begins using the hearing aid all sounds are once again heard and it is necessary to retrain the brain in selective listening skills. It is critical that the hearing aid user participate in follow-up and counseling sessions during this period of adjustment. Once the aural rehabilitation is underway, most clients are once again able to filter out the majority of disturbing background noise. Discovery Plaza #6, 3100 - 35 St., Vernon

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Hunting just became more accessible to both youth and first-time hunters with regulatory amendments to the Wildlife Act. The changes to the youth hunting licence now make it available for youth aged 10 to 17 years inclusive. Previously, the age range was 10 to 13 years. The amendments also create a new initi-

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WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. Dealer order or transfer may be required as inventory may vary by dealer. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ◆Offer valid from January 15, 2013 to February 28, 2013 (the “Offer Period”). “First Three Bi-Weekly Payments on Us” (the “Offer”) applies up to a total maximum amount of [$500] / [$750] / [$1,000] / [$1,750] (all three bi-weekly payments in total) (the “Maximum Amount”) per eligible 2013 [Focus (excluding ST and BEV), Fiesta] / [Fusion, Escape, Focus ST, Focus BEV, CMAX] / [Mustang, Taurus, Edge, Explorer, Flex, F-150] / [Expedition] – all Shelby GT500, F-150 Raptor, Transit Connect, F-Series Super Duty, F-650/F-750 Lincoln models excluded (each an “Eligible Vehicle”) to customers who finance or lease an Eligible Vehicle during the Offer Period through Ford Credit or the FALS program on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit Canada. For customers making monthly payments, the first three bi-weekly payment amounts will be calculated by multiplying the monthly payment by 12, dividing the resulting amount by 26, and multiplying the resulting amount by three. In most cases, the customer will be responsible for making all scheduled payments in accordance with his or her purchase or lease agreement but will receive a cheque from the dealer for an amount equivalent to the first three bi-weekly payments, including tax, up to the Maximum Amount. The means by which the Offer will be executed by dealers to customers will vary based on the type of purchase or lease agreement - see dealer for full details. Offer not available to cash purchase customers. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. This offer is not combinable with any CFIP, CPA, GPC, or Daily Rental incentives. †Until February 28, 2013, receive as low as 0% APR purchase financing on new 2013 Ford [Fusion (excluding Hybrid, HEV, PHEV)]/ [Taurus (excluding SE), Edge (excluding SE), Escape (excluding S)]/[Focus (excluding S, ST and BEV), Fiesta (excluding S)], models for a maximum of [48]/ [60]/ [72] months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest interest rate. Example: $30,000 purchase financed at 0% APR for 48/ 60/ 72 months, monthly payment is $625.00/ $500.00/ $416.67, cost of borrowing is $0 or APR of 0% and total to be repaid is $30,000. Down payment on purchase financing offers may be required based on approved credit from Ford Credit. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price. ‡Until February 28, 2013, receive $500/ $1,000/ $2,000/ $2,500/ $3,500/ $5,000/ $6,500/ $7,000/$7,500/$8,000 in Manufacturer Rebates with the purchase or lease of a new 2013 Focus (excluding S, ST, BEV), Fiesta, F-150 Regular Cab XL 4x2 (Value Leader)/ Focus S, Mustang V6 Coupe, Taurus SE, Edge FWD (excluding SE), E-Series/ Transit Connect (excluding electric), F-350 to F-550 Chassis Cabs / Mustang V6 Premium/ Mustang GT/ F-250 to F-450 gas engine (excluding Chassis Cabs)/ F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) non 5.0L /F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) 5.0L, F-250 to F-450 (excluding Chassis Cabs) Diesel engine/ F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew non 5.0L/ F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew 5.0L – all Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, Transit Connect EV and Medium Truck models excluded. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. *Purchase a new 2013 Focus SE Sedan/2013 Escape SE FWD with 1.6L EcoBoost engine/2013 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine for $18,999/$27,999/$30,999. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate of $500/$0/$8,000 has been deducted. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,650/$1,650/$1,700 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, dealer PDI (if applicable), registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. All prices are based on Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ††Until February 28, 2013, receive 0%/1.49%/4.99% annual percentage rate (APR) purchase financing on a new 2013 Focus SE Sedan/2013 Escape SE FWD with 1.6L EcoBoost engine/2013 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $264/$407/$499 (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of $122/$188/$230 with a down payment of $0 or equivalent trade-in. Cost of borrowing is $0/$1,287.57/$4,935.70 or APR of 0%/1.49%/4.99% and total to be repaid is $18,999/$29,286.57/$35,934.70. Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $500/$0/$8,500 and freight and air tax of $1,650/$1,650/$1,700 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, dealer PDI (if applicable), registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate deducted. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract with a first payment date one month from the contract date and to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by the payment due date. Bi-weekly payments can be made by making payments equivalent to the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 bi-weekly periods every two weeks commencing on the contract date. Dealer may sell for less. Offers vary by model and not all combinations will apply. ▼Program in effect from January 15, 2013 to April 1, 2013 (the “Program Period”). To qualify, customer must turn in a 2006 model year or older vehicle that is in running condition (able to start and move and without missing parts) and has been properly registered/plated or insured for the last 3 months (the “Criteria”). Eligible customers will receive [$500]/[$1,000]/[$2,500]/ [$3,000] towards the purchase or lease of a new 2012 or 2013 Ford [C-Max, Fusion Hybrid, Fusion Energi]/[Fusion (excluding SE), Taurus (excluding SE), Mustang (excluding Value Leader), Escape (excluding XLT I4 Manual), Transit Connect (excluding EV), Edge (excluding SE), Flex (excluding SE), Explorer (excluding base)]/[F-150 (excluding Regular Cab 4x2 XL), Expedition, E-Series]/[F250-550] – all Fiesta, Focus, Raptor, GT500, BOSS 302, Transit Connect EV, Medium Truck, Value Leader and Lincoln models excluded (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). Taxes payable before Rebate amount is deducted. To qualify: (i) customer must, at the time of the Eligible Vehicle sale, provide the Dealer with (a) sufficient proof of Criteria, and (b) signed original ownership transferring customer vehicle to the Authorized Recycler; and (ii) Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period. Offer only available to residents of Canada and payable in Canadian dollars. Offer is transferable only to persons domiciled with the owner of the recycled vehicle. Offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Offer not available on any vehicle receiving CPA, GPC, Commercial Connection or Daily Rental Rebates and the Commercial Fleet Rebate Program (CFIP). Customers eligible for CFIP are not eligible for this offer. Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for 2013 Focus 2.0L I4 5-speed manual transmission: [7.8L/100km (36MPG) City, 5.5L/100km (51MPG) Hwy] / 2013 Escape FWD 1.6L GTDI I4 EcoBoost 6-speed automatic transmission: [9.1L/100km (31MPG) City, 6.0L/100km (47MPG) Hwy] / 2013 F-150 4X4 5.0L V8 6-speed automatic transmission: [15.0L/100km (19MPG) City, 10.6L/100km (27MPG) Hwy]. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading, vehicle equipment, vehicle condition, and driving habits. **When properly equipped. Max. towing of 11,300 lbs with 3.5L EcoBoost 4x2 and 4x4 and 6.2L 2 valve V8 4x2 engines. Max. payload of 3,120 lbs with 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engine. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs GVWR vs. 2012/2013 competitors. ‡‡Max. horsepower of 411 and max. torque of 434 on F-150 6.2L V8 engine. Class is Full–Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs GVWR vs. 2012/2013 comparable competitor engines. ©2013 Sirius Canada Inc. “SiriusXM”, the SiriusXM logo, channel names and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc. and are used under licence. ©2013 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved.

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News Steve Thomson, forests, lands and natural resource operations minister, at the Oceola Fish and Game Club annual banquet in Lake Country. Both licence options represent an opportunity for those new to hunting to try the experience with a limited commitment and under the supervision of an experienced mentor.

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