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International Women’s Day

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Dave Butler awarded Diamond Jubilee Medal Submitted Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, Pat Bell, today presented Queen’s Diamond

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On February 12th, Premier Christy Clark’s government introduced a visionary idea that we should all seriously consider – a BC Prosperity Fund that would ensure the bounty from our natural gas revenues is protected for future generations. A tremendous opportunity stands before British Columbia – the creation of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry. Successfully attracting LNG plants to northwest BC can be transformational for our province. Natural gas companies have already invested billions in natural gas development and predevelopment work for LNG. Shell, Chevron, Petronas (a Malaysian energy giant), and British Gas are already on the scene. The scale of just one of these plants eclipses the largest private sector investments ever made in BC. Projections by industry experts and finance officials are staggering in terms of the economic potential for BC. That means jobs and opportunity for our children and grandchildren – throughout BC. It also means a lot of new revenue to help make BC a better place to live. We could put this potential revenue into day to day government operations and watch the size of government grow, much like Alberta where they squandered resource wealth on bigger government. Or we can, as Premier Christy Clark suggests, steer new resource revenues into a Prosperity Fund that address

inter-generational equity - a fund that ensures that what we leave behind for our children and grandchildren is a stronger, better BC. One way we do that is to have the Prosperity Fund pay down BC’s debt, which would reduce interest payments, help make life more affordable for BC families, and enable greater investments in health care and education. Premier Christy Clark’s visionary idea opens the door to a broader discussion about the future of resource development in BC – new mining opportunities, growing our forest industry, and developing clean power with the Site C hydroelectric dam – and steering more of our existing resource wealth into a future-focused Prosperity Fund. Now is the time to talk about the idea of the Prosperity Fund. We need strong government leadership to realize this LNG opportunity. The BC government must be wholly committed to getting this done as we are in a worldwide race to meet Asia’s demand. While the first plant might not break ground until later this decade, the decision to proceed will be made very soon. Leadership matters and an election is coming soon. At this critical time, the BC NDP are sitting on the fence – afraid to commit strongly to LNG and all the steps necessary to realize this opportunity. Fence-sitting will not build these plants and we risk these opportunities passing us by. Slowing down the process in BC is just what our competitors in

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The CFUW Cranbrook Club has given $1,000 for two $500 bursaries to any 2nd year female student in the Licenced Practical Nursing Program showing high academic achievement and a financial need. (From left) CFUW Cranbrook member, Ann Rice, a retired Biology teacher from the COTR, Lois Murray of the COTR Financial Aid Office, and another long time CFUW Cranbrook Club member, Barb Szalanski. The award will be given out at the COTR Awards Program April 9th, 2013.

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Career and Job Fair coming to College The seventh annual Career and Job Fair is shaping up to be another great event. Representatives from dozens of local and national companies, government agencies and profes-

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said Cathryn Henley, Chair of the Woman of the Year Committee of the CFUW Cranbrook Club, “when the response from the surprised candidate is a shocked question wondering what special thing they did!” This was certainly the case for Jenny Humphrey when Gerry Sobie told her that not only had he put together a nomination committee for her, but she had been chosen. “I am so humbled by this,” she said. Humphrey was chosen by the Woman of the Year 2013 Committee

of CFUW Cranbrook Club because of the varied volunteer work she has done recently as well as in the past several years to improve the lives of its citizens, not only visually and emotionally, but as well as in educating the community through such things as the Cranbrook Guardian blog she was instrumental in getting off the ground in April 2010, and still writes for with other volunteers. Check out her full story on in the Community section.

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JOURNEYMAN TRUCK MECHANIC or HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC or 3rd or 4th YEAR APPRENTICE. Welding and fabrication experience would be an asset for this position. Competitive wage and benefit package. Please fax or e-mail resume to the attention of Russ Grainger (250) 426-6122. Email:

JOIN THE AXIS TEAM IN CRANBROOK! Axis Family Resources Ltd. has been in operation since 1992, with offices throughout the Interior and Northern Regions of BC. Currently, we are recruiting staff for a new 15 bed assisted living program funded by Interior Health, with services to be in operation in Cranbrook by April 1, 2013. If you are skilled, have relevant experience, excellent references and are passionate about working with adults with challenges/barriers consider joining our team for the following positions: • F/T Residence Workers (24 hour live in shifts) (4 positions) • F/T Support Worker (40 hours/week) • F/T Lead hand ( 7 hours/week) For further information, refer to our website under job opportunities, Kootenay Region. Resumes with cover letters can be faxed to Bev Munro at (250) 851-2977 or emailed to


East Kootenay Division of Family Practice, Shared Care Initiative is seeking a qualified contractor to provide evaluator services for an ongoing health initiative. Part-Time Contract. We are looking for an individual with strong analytical and research skills, with experience working with non-profit and government agencies. The evaluator will participate in the design, data collection, analysis and reporting of a variety of projects. This is an ideal position for someone who has a research background, is interested in evaluation, and wants to be involved in all aspects of the work. The ideal candidate has completed an undergraduate degree in social science and/ or has a strong background in qualitative and quantitative research methods with corresponding experience. Under the direction of Shared Care Project Manager, the main responsibilities include: r%FWFMPQNFOUPGFWBMVBUJPOBOESFTFBSDI frameworks r%FWFMPQNFOUPGJOUFSWJFXHVJEFT TVSWFZTBOE other data collection tools r$POEVDUJOUFSWJFXTBOETVSWFZTBTXFMMBT literature reviews r%BUBBOBMZTJTBOENBOBHFNFOU r3FQPSUXSJUJOHBOEQSFTFOUBUJPO Required Abilities: r"CJMJUZUPTFMGNBOBHF JTEFUBJMPSJFOUBUFEBOE takes responsibility for meeting deadlines r&YDFQUJPOBMXSJUUFOBOETQPLFODPNNVOJDBUJPO skills r6OEFSTUBOEJOHPGCPUIRVBMJUBUJWFBOE quantitative research methods r"CJMJUZUPQSPCMFNTPMWFDPNQMFYJTTVFT r"CJMJUZUPXPSLXJUI BOEFOHBHF EJGGFSFODF population groups r$POĂ EFOUJBMJOGPSNBUJPO r"CJMJUZUPUSBWFM QSJNBSJMZJOUIF&BTU,PPUFOBZ region) Position Details: Please provide expected contract rates Flexibility, but defined project deliverables Please respond by email to: Deadline for submission is: March 18th, 2013

Accountant with Management Responsibilities Kootenay Knit and Apparel is seeking a competent accountant with a comfort level to interface with major national accounts and internal customer service responsibilities. The candidate must be selfmotivated and prepared to challenge him/herself in a service oriented business. Key responsibilities of this role include: • All aspects of financial reporting, inventory control, sales analysis, financial management and data entry using QuickBooks accounting system • Flexibility and willingness to take on challenges outside of your immediate job description The successful candidate must possess: • Strong knowledge of accounting • Excellent computer skills • A high level of competency in the advanced features of QuickBooks • A desire for a high level of customer service • Excellent organization and communication skills • Sensitivity to the challenges of a small dynamic entrepreneurial company with significant plans for growth If you possess the talent that we are seeking, please submit your detailed resume with references and a covering letter by March 8, 2013 to:

Adams Wooley, Certified General Accountants 824-1st Street South, Cranbrook, BC V1C 7H5 Phone: 250-426-8277 Fax: 250-426-4109 Email: Please do not contact Kootenay Knit and Apparel directly regarding this position

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 ďŹ nancing options available to qualiďŹ ed applicants.

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Lube Tech Required Immediately

The addition of a Lube Tech to the service team at Cranbrook Dodge is needed to assist in our busy shop. Candidates are required to hold a valid BC driver’s license, be mechanically inclined, have your own basic hand tools and safety equipment, and able to work full time flexible hours. Previous experience and certifications an asset. Potential for an Automotive apprenticeship to the right individual. Please apply in person Monday to Friday to Norm Zulps with a current resume, by e-mail to or by fax to 250-426-5200.

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Cranbrook United Church

Church Secretary

Cranbrook United Church seeks to engage all people in meaningful and grace-oriented worship, and our Church Secretary is a critical administrative coordinator for the congregation as well as a critical contact person for our parishioners and visitors The Church Secretary will provide secretarial and administrative services for the Minister, other professional church staff, the church council and standing committees. Qualifications • The Church Secretary should view this position as a ministry to and with the people of God known as Cranbrook United Church and with its visitors • Commitment should come from an understanding of God’s love for us and God’s desire for us to communicate the Good News of Jesus Christ • A willingness to grow in faith in this position as Cranbrook United evolves as a congregation is a requirement. At Cranbrook United Church, the Church Secretary’s position is 4 days a week with a minimum of 20 hours per week. Specific experience and expectations will include: • excellent communication skills with empathy and kindness to all callers and visitors • advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Word, Publisher, Outlook and Excel as well as excellent skills in internet usage, Power Point and webpage updating • ability to work well with all staff, volunteers, members and visitors • organizational skills are a must • confidentiality a must • conducting personal life both within the Church and outside to reflect positively on God and Cranbrook United • National United Church benefits after 3 months

If interested, a full breakdown of duties is available at



The East Kootenay Division of Family Practice and Shared Care - Partners in Care Initiative are seeking to engage qualified contractors to provide facilitation services to ongoing health initiatives. We are looking for individuals with strong facilitation skills, who have experience in strategic planning and World CafÊ, and working with nonprofit and government agencies. The facilitator will be responsible to design, plan and control the group process. The main responsibilities include: r"TTJTUBHSPVQUPVOEFSTUBOEDPNNPOPCKFDUJWFT r1SPWJEFTUSVDUVSFBOEQSPDFTTUPHSPVQ discussions r"CJMJUZUPSFNBJOPCKFDUJWFJOUIFEJTDVTTJPO  content neutral r1SPWJEFGBJS PQFOBOEJODMVTJWFQSPDFEVSFTUP accomplish the group’s work r"CJMJUZUPQBSBQISBTF CBMBODFQBSUJDJQBUJPO r-JBJTJOHXJUIQSPKFDUDPPSEJOBUPS Required Abilities: r&YDFQUJPOBMTQFBLJOHBOEMJTUFOJOHTLJMMT r"CJMJUZUPXPSLXJUI BOEFOHBHF EJGGFSFOU population groups r"CJMJUZUPLOPXXIFOUPUBLFBMFBEFSTIJQSPMF  and when to be neutral r8PSLXJUIDPOà EFOUJBMJOGPSNBUJPO r"CJMJUZUPSFNBJOGPDVTFEPOHSPVQQSPDFTTBOE outcomes Contract Details: Please provide expected hourly and contract FYQFOTFSBUFT'MFYJCJMJUZ CVUEFàOFEQSPKFDU deliverables. Some travel required within the East Kootenay region. Contract on an as-needed basis. Please respond by email to: Deadline for submission is by: March 21, 2013

JOIN THE AXIS TEAM IN CRANBROOK! We are seeking applicants for Temporary Full Time Residence Workers for 3 months; supporting a female adult with special needs and aggressive tendencies in residential and community settings. The successful applicants must have education and experience, be able to handle aggressive behaviour, be supportive with daily living skills and a positive role model. Training and support will be provided. Email cover letter and resume to For further information on these job opportunities refer to our website under job opportunities.



Help Wanted

Help Wanted


GUARANTEED JOB Placement: General Laborers and Tradesmen For Oil & Gas Industry. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message for Information: 1800-972-0209.

PERMANENT PART-TIME PROPERTY MANAGER required in SPARWOOD, BC for townhouse rentals. Must be honest, trustworthy, fair, frugal, good judge of people, have great common sense. Position includes organizing, administrating, record keeping, reporting, purchasing, hiring & supervising. Send resumes to or fax 1(204)633-8945

LOOKING For Registered Massage Therapist. Work Alongside Chiropractor. Kimberley/Cranbrook Call 250-919-5726

Kootenay Valley Petroleum Services is seeking a Construction Laborer to assist manager in construction and installation of fueling facilities in the Kootenay region. Duties include: loading construction material, erecting and dismantling tools, use of equipment and machinery, general labor. Must be physically fit, hard working and able to travel. Wage, $18/hour. Email resume to Resident Manager for 20 unit Silver Star Motel,Vernon Fax 250-545-3859 email silverstar Stylist wanted. C’est La Vie is looking for a full time/part time stylist with a base clientele. Reasonable chair rent with start up incentive. Apply in person, 127 Kootenay St N.

Home Care/Support NURSES, Care Aides, Home Cleaners - Bayshore Home Health is hiring casual, on-call RNs, certified care aides and experienced home cleaners. If you are: personable; energetic; positive; possess an outstanding work ethic; a passion for superior client service, and a reliable vehicle, pls forward your resume c/w 2 references to: Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Auto Services

Auto Services


FREE Multi-point Inspection for your Subaru!



Maple Ridge shop req. full time Fitter/Fabricator with specific pressure vessel/heat exchanger experience. Can interpret shop dwgs is well versed in layout, fitting and tacking of pressure vessel tube and shell heat exchangers & tanks w/minimum supervision. Competitive Salary, with BeneďŹ ts Including Pension. Please e-mail resume

Work Wanted Mr. Klean Up. Small Moves. Dump runs. Yard & Acreage & Construction Site Klean-Ups. (Barter) Will work for vehicle, trailer, etc. (250)417-6603


Financial Services BAD CREDIT happens to GOOD PEOPLE We understand. If you need a vehicle, but don’t have the cash to buy one, call us at 250-489-0903 and ask for our financial department.

All calls are confidential. ur Reduce yo Debt by up to • Avoid bankruptcy • 1 interest free monthly payment • Free Consultation


Call for YOUR Financial Restructuring Solution

Robert Osborne 250-365-8070 Toll Free1-877-765-8070 Email

Employment Opportunity Entry Level Customer Service Representative Falkins Insurance Group’s Fernie location has an opening for a Customer Service Representative. This position is a permanent/part time position with the potential to develop into a full time position. Duties Include (but are not limited to): tGeneral reception duties t%FBMJOHXJUIDMJFOUTPOBPOFPOPOFCBTJT t"VUP*OTVSBODF4BMFT t#JMMJOHBOEQSPDFTTJOHJOTVSBODFQPMJDJFT Successful candidate will: tProvide outstanding customer-focused service to clients in person and over the phone. t)BWFBHPPEDPNQVUFSTLJMMTJODMVEJOHLOPXMFEHFPG Microsoft Word/Excel t#FBUFBNQMBZFSXJUIFYDFMMFOUDPNNVOJDBUJPOTLJMMT t#FXFMMPSHBOJ[FEBOEBCMFUPXPSLJOBGBTUQBDFE environment. t#FXJMMJOHUPTUVEZBOEDPNQMFUFOFDFTTBSZJOTVSBODF MJDFOTJOHDPVSTFTBTSFRVJSFEBOEQBJEGPSCZ'BMLJOT Insurance. 8IJMFQSFGFSFODFXJMMCFHJWFOUPMJDFOTFEDBOEJEBUFT XJUIQSFWJPVTJOTVSBODFFYQFSJFODFUIJTQPTJUJPOXPVMECF excellent for those applicants who wish to start a career in UIFJOTVSBODFJOEVTUSZ Closing Date: Friday, March 15, 2013 for all applications


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Subaru Quality Driven Parts & Service

Limited appointments available so call to book your appointment today! Your Subaru needs care and attention to make it ready for the summer fun that is coming. We can help! If repairs are needed, we are offering to rebate the HST on repairs noted during the FREE inspection and completed in our shop within 30 days of your inspection!

2016 Cranbrook St., Cranbrook, BC

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.

Fitness/Exercise COME SEE the expanded show room at Flaman Fitness, we have Bow Flex gyms, Nautilus treadmills, bikes and elipticals. Plus we have a huge clearance section upstairs. We’re located on the strip downtown Cranbrook. Just look for the 7’ tall running man out front 250-426-2691

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BAD CREDIT? No problem!

WE CAN HELP! Call Travis today! 250-489-4711 or 1-800-663-2307

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Falkins Insurance Group is a community minded local company with 11 locations across the East & West Kootenays. Falkins provides competitive wages, comprehensive group benefits coverage, paid workrelated education courses, in a team oriented work environment based on utilizing the natural talents of our staff members. Founded in 1897, we currently employ over 100 insurance professionals and continue to grow with the above career opportunity available in Fernie.

DL#5717 DL#5717 1816 Cranbrook St. N., Cranbrook, BC

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Services A17

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Misc. for Sale

For Sale By Owner



Looking to purchase a new home?


Medical Health

Water Services

$300 & Under

Complete Foot Care Certified Foot

Culligan can fix that nasty white build up on your taps or cure that annoying red staining in bath tub or laundry. Call Culligan Cranbrook today and let us fix your water right the first time! Call (250)426-2691 or visit our website And remember at Culligan we will always come to your home and test your water for free!

Ranger 21 pool filter & some water additives, $800 new, $300. (250)417-6603

Care Nurse Donna Greer, LPN

Nursing foot care is provided in your home, hospital, care home, or in my Foot Care Clinic. Each foot care treatment includes: • Assessment & Education

(to help clients understand their risk factors & identify any foot problem)

• Nail cutting & filing • Corn & callus care • Ingrown toe nail care • Dry cracked heels Finishing with a foot massage which encourages circulation. Nursing foot care is for all ages having trouble cutting their toenails, may have thick nails, corns, calluses, sore tired feet, athlete’s feet, diabetics, physically impaired, vision impaired & seniors. Regular Nursing foot care will significantly improve general health of your feet, comfort & mobility. The goals being health promotion, safety & comfort. Our feet are vital to our health & mobility.

Pets & Livestock

Feed & Hay Hay, round bales, $30-$80 per bale. Elkhorn Ranch, (250)342-0617

Livestock FAMILY MILK COW for sale; very gentle; only 4 years old. Good quality Hereford/Angus bull 2 1/2 yrs old. 250-428-6264

Pet Services Gone But Not Forgotten Keep the memory of your pet alive with a custom memorial and/or urn

$400 & Under Don’t forget to look for us online at


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Mountain Man Outdoors

250-426-2717 1-800-796-4666

Install Laminated Stocks, Muzzel Brakes, Triggers., etc. Glass and Pillar Bedding. Scope Mounting, Boresighting and Leveling. Private Lessons on Reloading, Cleaning and Maintenance. Bolt Action Rifles Only. Valid P.A.L. Required. Ben at (250)422-3546 WANTED: RIFLES, shotguns, restricted weapons, reloading equipment, decoys or any other shooting related items. Fully licensed. Glen 250-428-6750


Please call

250-919-3335 to book your appointment, In home or clinic.

On the Strip, Cranbrook 250.426.6278

Cleaning Services Residential housecleaning, $15/hour. Call Patricia, (250)427-2323



Roofing, Fencing, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Painting, Flooring, Basements and More. WE DO THAT! Call Doug

250-426-7222 Leave a message

Swimming Pools/ Hot Tubs BEACHCOMBER HOT TUBS save up to $4010 at the factory year end clearance event while stock lasts, plus we have 8 reconditioned hot tubs starting as low as $800. This month save 20% off HOT TUB COVERS. 100 Van Horne Street North Cranbrook 250426-7999 and RELAX IT’S A BEACHCOMBER

Pets Border Collie Blue Heeler cross puppies, 2 males, 2 females, born mid December, $200. (250)425-7799 Come check out our new page on Facebook. Remember to “Like” us!! Light blue mix loveseat hideabed, good cond., asking $50 obo. 3-yr old neutered male Bassett Hound cross, loves to go for walks, rides, etc., housebroken, asking $125. (250)489-2772

Tobacco Plains Indian Band FIREWOOD • Dry • Cut • Split

$175 Full cord Ask about Delivery

(250) 887-3461

Poultry Don’t forget to look for us on Facebook Kootenay Advertiser

Are you moving? Need boxes? Call The Kootenay Advertiser. $5.00 for a bundle of ten Great for small items or dishes or books. (250)489-3455 Come check out our new page on Facebook. Remember to “Like” us!! DOG/PUPPY TRAINING: Mary @ (250)426-8394


Don’t forget to look for us online at FITNESS CLUB treadmill, excellent shape, rarely used, folds for storage, heart rate monitor, rated for 300 lbs, paid over $700 asking $350. (250)420-7545 Investment painting, 18x24, “Going Visiting” by Allen Sapp. Current value $4600. Will sell for $4200 firm. Similar painting recently sold at auction for $5800. Very crisp colors, always kept shaded. Call (250)422-3591 Jewelry supplies, stretch bead cord, beads, findings, Tiger tail wire, charms, etc, etc. (250)426-2479 Light blue mix loveseat hideabed, good cond., asking $50 obo. 3-yr old neutered male Bassett Hound cross, loves to go for walks, rides, etc., housebroken, asking $125. (250)489-2772

Misc. Wanted Antlers Wanted, Sets, Elk & Deer. 250-422-3444

Sheds & Call Rick

Local Coin Collector Buying Collections, Accumulations, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins + Coin Guy: 778-281-0030

Musical Instruments DJ SERVICE & KARAOKE Weddings (complete), anniversaries, birthdays & family reunions. Will travel throughout area. *Not expensive - No time limit or extra costs. One price 20+ years of entertaining. Families & guests. CALL ME! Leave Message 250-421-3298,Lily. Mason & Risch, limited Henry Herbert upright piano, serial number, original ivory keys (minor chipping) believed to be made in 1905, professionally tuned, $900. (250)432-0011

Garden Equipment

Antiques / Vintage

Don’t forget to look for us online at

Used Gulbransen Paragon organ, $600 obo, as is. (250)417-7188

Heavy Duty Machinery

Real Estate

Building Supplies

4 175/65/14’’ All Season. 2 Hankook P185/75/14’’ All Season. 3 LT 215/85R16’’, good for wood truck, etc. All are $25/each. 1 (250)417-6603

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

Feed & Hay

Feed & Hay

Don’t forget to look for us on Facebook Kootenay Advertiser

$100 & Under

Feed & Hay


March 4 March 10

Worms no more! We carry horse wormers to control internal parasites, so your horse can Complete Alfalfa look and feel its Pellets shiniest, healthiest Feed 12% $ 75 20 kg............. 14 20 kg.............$1349 best. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 2101 Cranbrook St. N., Cranbrook, BC (250) 489.4555

$49,000 OBO

On the Strip

Business for Sale

Ph 250-426-1882


Kodiak Homes!

RV Sites

Mobile Homes & Parks

Fully serviced 1/2 acre on outskirts of Eureka, Montana. Set up for RV or building house. $67,000 or reasonable offer. (250)425-7846

Toll Free 1-866-539-1230

1.5 STOREY home on 2.19 acres, .7 km from downtown Cranbrook in RDEK, lots of amenities and upgrades, double drive & garage, large deck, garden shed, all backed by Crown land, priced below market value, $265,000. 1-509344-9090

Other Areas 1982 Mobile Home

in Windermere Mobile Home Park 5 bedrooms, 1 large bathroom with a woodstove, 8x10 deck, close to schools and beach. Home is vacant and ready for immediate occupancy.

$69,900 OBO

3-bdrm home on 5-acres 1.5 baths, sunken living room, vaulted ceiling, fireplace insert, lrg kitchen, dining room, full bsmt, hardwood floors, metal roof, cabin, greenhouse, many upgrades, great views.

On the Strip

2232 Cranbrook St. N. Cranbrook, BC 250-489-1230 Toll Free 1-866-539-1230

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2004 Modular Home on own land in Cranbrook. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with front and rear decks. Home is close to school and vacant, ready for immediate occupancy.

Only $199,000!

On the Strip

2232 Cranbrook St. N. Cranbrook, BC 250-489-1230

Must see! Asking $469,500 (250)426-5385

Toll Free 1-866-539-1230

Garage Sales

Garage Sales


Clean 12x64 Mobile Home

with fridge, stove, and dishwasher. Must see to appreciate. Home must be moved.

$19,500 OBO

On the Strip

Great Business Opportunities Coffe Shop/Bistro and Hair Salon leases in prime location. Apply in person. 209 Van Horne St. S Cranbrook BC V1C 6R9

We have a large pad site in town that will accommodate a single wide or larger home if purchased through

2232 Cranbrook St. N. Cranbrook, BC 250-489-1230

Wanted: Antlers. Racks, taxidermy, antiques. Cash paid. Kelly, (250)426-6993

Merchandise for Sale Don’t forget to look for us on Twitter @CranbrookNews

14x66 Mobile Home Stainless steel appliances, new cabinets, flooring, windows, roof, siding, and woodstove. Great Home! 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. All for

Lower than posted bank rates. No application fee. Mortgage renewal, refinancing, debt consolidation & pre-qualification. Private Mortgages. John Magis 1-877-489-1691

2232 Cranbrook St. N. Cranbrook, BC 250-489-1230 Toll Free 1-866-539-1230

Homebased Products

Do you run a business out of your home? Advertise your home based business in our “Home Based Products” classified section of the Kootenay Advertiser for $17/week (Mon & Fri)

Call or email Shannon today to book your ad (250)489-3455,

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SNOPEK AUCTION Estate Sale March 16, 2013 10 am Rotacrest Hall, Rec Center, Creston BC Mechanics tools, woodworking tools, collectibles, etc. 25 drawer beach toolbox, machinist press drill, Mantis rototiller, Honda 1500 genset, builders transit, power tools, Skutt kiln, 200 collectables. Calvalry gun scabbard, Kodak pocket cameras, brassware, clocks, Mtd shredder, toys, furniture, lanterns, plus too much to advertise. SNOPEK AUCTION SERVICE Creston, BC Joe 250.428.4277 • Ted 250.428.5577

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale


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Apt/Condo for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent


2 bd in Windermere 4 plex all appliances close to beach pets considered, $825/month. Call 250-409-7435 or

Mobile Homes & Pads

FOR RENT • 1& 2 Bedroom units • Security Buildings • On-site Manager • Fridge, stove & hot water included • Centrally located near malls, schools, college & hospital


106 1850 2nd St. N., Cranbrook Phone (250) 489-5160 (250) 417-1260 1-bdrm suite, Forest Park Estates, f/s, w/d, parking $750/m, $375 DD. Rod (250)919-8889 1-Bedroom apartment, bright & cheery, neat, clean & quiet, no pets, no smoking, no parties, good location in Marysville, $450/mth + DD. References required. Available immediately. (250)427-7128

Cars - Domestic

Check out these affordable 1 & 2 bdrm apartments for reasonable rent!!! F/S, blinds, H/W, absolutely no pets, references, close to all amenities. Call (250)489-1906 (250)919-2075 Forest Park Estates, 2-bdrm condo, 5-appl, long term renter preferred, ideal for 50+, $850. 1(403)472-9221 or email Hampshire Apartments, quiet convenient location, inc heat & hot water, n/s, n/p, 1bdrm, $600/m, (250)417-7379 WILSHIRE Apartments, central location, incl heat, hot water, games room, sauna, hot tub, n/p, n/s, n/parties, 1 & 2bdrm units, 250-417-7379

Duplex / 4 Plex 2-bdrm unit in SxS duplex, $1000/mth, util inc, W/D, n/s, n/p, Avail April 1. Call 1 (250)581-0952 3 bdrm duplex, 1-1/2 baths, fenced yard, avail immediately, $950/m. (250)489-4188 Duplex in Cranbrook, Gold Creek area, 1.4 acres, main floor has kitchen, dining area, living room, bedroom, bath & W/D, lower floor walk out basement w/living room, 1 bath, 2 bedrooms, furnace & storage. 2 great wells, greenhouse, lots of storage, references. For info, (250)4891619

Cars - Domestic

available in Cranbrook, Wycliffe and Invermere. Trades considered and financing available!

On the Strip

2232 Cranbrook St. N. Cranbrook, BC 250-489-1230 Toll Free 1-866-539-1230

PLACE in 4 rent Kitchener $550/mth + DD. Utils NC. 2 bed, 1 bath. Pets OK. F/S. NS. March 1st. 778-363-1134

Homes for Rent 1-bdrm suite, 600 sq.ft., kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, laundry, n/s, pets neg, close to TM Roberts, $800 inc. utilities, avail immed (250)417-7250 3-bdrm house in Cranbrook, close to downtown & schools, n/s, pets negotiable, no parties, avail immed. Call for information, (250)423-4923 HOUSE IN CRAWFORD BAY 3 bdrm, 2 bath, $1000 + util/mon. 250-365-1005


Homes for Rent

Suites, Lower

Auto Financing

RECENTLY renovated smaller 900 sq ft house for rent. Comes with fridge, stove, washer & dryer. Two bedrooms plus computer room, close to hospital, downtown & rec center. $775 per/month plus utilities (power & gas). Phone 250 428-5930 or email for viewing.

Spacious 1-bdrm, ground level entrance bsmt suite, private entrance & parking, gas fireplace, partially furnished, located 5 minutes from downtown on scenic acreage, suitable for a single person, n/p, n/s, utilities inc., ref req. $700/mo. (250)489-4082

Seasonal Acommodation $449 CABO San Lucas, all inclusive Special! Stay 6 Days in a Luxury Beachfront Resort with Meals & Drinks! For $449! www.luxurycabo 1-888-481-9660.

Shared Accommodation ROOMS for rent, incl util. Must be working or college student, $425/mo. Available immediately. (250)426-2479

Suites, Lower Bsmt suite, 5km from Cbk, 2bdrm, 2-bath, W/D, F/S, gas FP, private entrance, util inc., TV, phone, (internet not inc.), n/s, avail April 1, references, $900/mth. (250)489-2690 INVERMERE bright 2 BR Basement Suite in Wilder. Separate entrance. $850/mo. Utilities/cable included. N/S DD. Call 403-819-8121. Newly renovated 3-bdrm basement suite, avail April 1, F/S, shared laundry, includes utilities (gas, hydro, cable & phone) large yard, $1000/mth plus DD. (250)489-1521 (250)464-9997

Cars - Sports & Imports




2007 Ford Freestar Sport Auto, DVD, power pedals, cruise, power group. ONLY 56,280 kms Reg Price $13,995 Stk#13-329496A

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Modular Home Pads




CRANBROOK Cars - Sports & Imports

1101 Victoria Ave

250-426-3133 1-888-616-1555 Cars - Sports & Imports

Steve’s Pick of the Week! 2007 TOYOTA YARIS Sporty 5-spd manual with spoiler, chrome wheels & more. 60,000 kms. StkY99140B $9,995*

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Sealed bids will be accepted by the undersigned for the supply of vehicles as attached to this notice. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted and the School District reserves the right to select the vehicle that best suits the needs of the school district. Weighting of criteria and determination of ´best Àtµ of vehicles is subMective however all bids that meet the speciÀcations of our tender will be given consideration. ,f you reTuire clariÀcation about this tender please contact Mr. Robert Norum, Secretary Treasurer, at 250-417-2054. Mark sealed tender envelope clearly: “Vehicle Bid Mar 7, 2013µ Closing date: March 7, 2013 at 12:00 noon (Mountain Standard Time) Submit bids to: Mr. Robert G. Norum Secretary Treasurer School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) 940 Industrial Road No. 1 Cranbrook, BC V1C 4C6 Sealed tenders are requested for the supply of the following new vehicles: (1 or 2) - Mid Size SUV(s) 1. 4 Cylinder (40 plus mpg) 2. Automatic Transmission, All Wheel Drive 3. Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Tilt Wheel 4. Bluetooth equipped 5. Block Heater 6. Plus four winter tires mounted on wheels 7. Colour - white (1 or 2) - Small SUV(s) 1. 4 Cylinder (40 plus mpg) 2. Automatic Transmission, All Wheel Drive 3. Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Tilt Wheel 4. Bluetooth equipped 5. Block Heater 6. Plus four winter tires mounted on wheels 7. Colour – white (1 ) - ½ Ton Pick Up Regular Cab 2 Wheel Drive 1. 6 Cylinder, Automatic (40 plus mpg) 2. Automatic Transmission 3. Air Conditioning,Tilt Wheel 4. Winter tires (4) 5. Colour – white

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Trucks & Vans 1993 GMC Sonoma SLE 4x4, aluminum canopy, dark blue, 300,000km, asking $1800. (250)429-3335 1999 Yukon 4x4, $5000 obo. (250)426-3092 (250)417-9423 2007 Ford F150 Lariat 4x4 Extended cab, 5.4 engine, canopy, 44,000 km, $22,000. (250)427-4124 Attention Mudboggers! 1988 Dodge W-100 p/u, Reg cab, Lbox, 360, Edelbrock intake & carb, 35” mud tires, black chrome wheels, new clutch, $1200 obo. (250)464-1339 Come check out our new page on Facebook. Remember to “Like” us!! Don’t forget to look for us on Facebook Kootenay Advertiser

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Home Improvement and Renovations Home cinema—not an easy job, but worth it angular rooms give better sound quality. • Take advantage of any insulating work to hide away electrical sheaths and the cable network required for your installation. • Choose a full door made of steel or wood. • Install a floating floor covered by wallto-wall carpeting. • Dress the windows with drapes made of a thick fabric. • Opt for discreet lighting, such as wall

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lamps or recessed ceiling lights equipped with dimmers. If you follow these suggestions you can be guaranteed of having the home entertainment centre you have always dreamed about. After all, your home is a refuge from the day-today and it should be the place where you can sit down and be transported to the places that only a great home cinema can provide.

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Submitted Creating a useful and fun home cinema requires a great deal of careful planning. Here are a few tips to help you get started: PoSitioning and equiPment • Calculate the distance available between the screen and the seating area. Plan for a distance that is between 2.5 to 3 times the size of the screen, measured on the diagonal. For example, a 40-inch screen would require a distance from the chairs of around 2.5

to 3 metres. • To ensure comfortable seating, plan about 90 cm for the width of each chair and calculate for about 80 cm of space behind the seats and along all the walls to facilitate movement. • Install your front speakers at the height of the spectators’ ears, around 91 cm from the floor, and 30 cm from each side of the screen. In the back corners of the room, position your rear speakers a bit higher, around 1.22 metres from the ground. Put the bass speaker on the floor under the screen. All elec-

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March 6 gogo grannies TravelogueBarcelona with its Mediterranean beaches, modernista architecture, fabulous food and great shopping is one of the most beautiful cities in europe. You just can't miss in Barcelona and if you want

to sample this diverse and cosmopolitan city join gerry and sandra Warner and the go go grannies at the college of the rockies for a fabulous show. admission by donation Free PUBlic sWiMs at Kimberley rec centre, persons 18 & under must be accompanied by an adult, 5-6pm. sponsored by H&r Block.

March 7 easT KooTenaY Wild TUrKeY asociation general Meeting is at 7:00 pm , in the meeting room at the days inn in cranbrook Bc. For more details call rob 250-426-7732 or abbie 250-427-5236. Please join THe cFUW-cranBrooK clUB in celebrating our 29th annual Woman of the Year award to jenny Humphrey. The event starts at 4pm at the Manual Training school attached to the cranbrook library"

YoUTH arT gallerY - reception Thursday 7. March 7.009.00 pm. cranbrook & district arts council, 135-10th ave. s. #104.

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TricT arTs coUncil acting 1- with jennifer Pierre, 15.March 6.30 -9.00 pm & . 16 . March 10.00 – 3.00 pm


March 9 gianT indoor garage sale 10 am to 4 pm cranbrook United church 2 - 12th avenue s. 250-489-0170 or 250426-2022 locals coFFeeHoUse, entertainment by local artists at the studio stage door, 1111 ave s., cranbrook. doors open at 7pm. show starts 7:30 pm. Purchase tickets early at swing street coffeehouse, lotus Books & at the door. info., 250-4890856.

March 11 cranbrook & district arts council. clay workshop - with colleen routley, daily, 1.00 – 4.00 pm from 11. March 2013 to 21. March 2013

arMcHair TraVeller - sPain/PorTUgal/Morocco WiTH sHaron Prinz. join us for refreshments after the show and a visit with your neighbours. silver collection. Proceeds to the Wasa community Hall, 7:30 pm. KiMBerleY garden clUB MarcH program: The care and overwintering of summer-Blooming Tender Bulbs. selkirk High school library 7-9 pm. new members welcome. For more info: nola 250427-1948.

March 14 cranBrooK & disTricT arTs coUncil, life drawing – with Michael Flisak, every Thursday 6.30 to 9.30 pm from 14. March 2013 to 11. april 2013

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April 14 • 4:30 pm Heritage Inn Ballroom

Ticket just $10 each and can be purchased at the Heritage Inn front desk or by calling Tess at (250)417-6220

March 16 THe cranBrooK seniors Hall is the place to dance this evening from 7-11 pm with Music provided by THe don daVies QUarTeT. come out with your friends and family for ‘ a wee bit of song, a wee bit of Fun’. adm. $10. refreshments served. For a Monthly dance schedule call Flo 250.489.2720 lUcK o'THe irisH saint Patrick spring Tea. serving dainty sandwiches & sweets. Bake sale. admission $5. 1-3pm. catholic church Hall. everyone welcome. . sT PaTricK Tea & BaKe sale, 1-3pm, senior citizens Hall, Branch 11, 125-17th ave. s., cranbrook. judy, 426-2436.

March 20 Free PUBlic sWiMs at Kimberley rec centre, persons 18 & under must be accompanied by an adult, 6-7pm. sponsored by exact Tax. KooTenaY BacKcoUnTrY HorseMen general meeting, 7 pm at superstore meeting room. dedicated to the preservation of access for canadians to use horses and mules on public land. join us for a meeting or call for info. lindsay, 250-427-5161.

March 23 sPring Has sPrUng craFT Fair; 10am-4pm at the community living centre (corner of 14th ave. s. & 1st st. s.) For more information or to book a table, call 1-250-9196510

March 27 arMcHair TraVeller - Travels With the Thompson Brigade with Karen Proudfoot. after the show join us for refreshments and a visit with your neighbours. silver collection. Proceeds to the Wasa community Hall, 7:30 pm.

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sPecial gosPel serVices: each sunday from March 3 to March 31, 2013, from 3:00 - 4:00 PM Mountain Time. girl guides of canada Hall, 1421 - 2nd st s cranbrook. Phone contact: (250) 426-4791.

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THe gogo grannies oF KiMBerleY are having a fund raiser african dinner at 6pm at the old Bauernhaus! There will be a silent auction, door Prizes,

great Food there will be a no Host Bar and the cost of this fun evening is $55 per person. it is really something that no one should miss! For tickets and more information be contact ruth at 250-427-2706


iMPacT YoUTH cHUrcH, all youth & young adults welcome, every Mon., 7:30 pm, 308-10th ave. s. (old school building). info. 489-1057. eK senior caregiVers neTWorK: are you caring for a senior family member or friend? if so, would you be interested in attending a support group & meeting with others in your community with similar situations? For more information about support in your community call 1-877-489-0803. To receive a free copy of eK caregivers network newsletter call 417-6162 aBoVe a WHisPer newsletter-to receive the latest updates regarding the local music scene contact rod Wilson at parahaki@xplornet. com. are you a musician, performer or organizer with an upcoming event? rod to be included in this newsletter.. HealTHY HearT PrograM ? do you have Heart disease? learn how to live Well with Heart disease and lower your cardiac risk factors with this interior Health cardiac education & Walking Program, available Free to people living with Heart disease, and their families. jackie @ (250) 489-6414 local 4292 VolUnTeer noW For the canadian cancer society. There are many jobs available if you have spare time and would like to volunteer. all you need is 3 hours a day once a week to help make a difference. as a volunteer, you would gain office experience, polish up on existing office skills or come help us fight cancer by volunteering at one of our events. interested applicants can call (250) 4268916, drop by our office at #19 9th avenue south in cranbrook or go to alcoHolics anonYMoUs : Meeting Wednesdays at 7.30 p.m. in Fernie anglican church 561 4th ave. call 250-423-2131 for details. UniTed WaY oF cranBrooK and KiMBerleY is now on Facebook and Twitter. Follow us to keep up to date on our activities and join our conversations. www.

Way iF YoU are looKing to get all you can out of this life and the next, consider investigating the Bahá’í Faith. We say that for these reasons; our community offers free children spiritual classes. For the older kids above 11 we need help to start a free junior youth empowerment group. There are also study groups, and devotionals. just one more thing these are available to all people young or old, we won’t turn any one away. Thank you all and hope meet or at least talk to you. if this sounds like something you are interested in then please call me at 426-4081 or 417-2003 or or email ToasTMasTers THUrsdaY noon Meet at the Heritage inn in cranbrook, lunch is available. come join us for an hour of speeches, learn how to give speeches and learn leadership skills. call roberta rodgers at 250-489-0174. sParK YoUTH droP in centre, ages 8-18. Free-Tuesday to Friday, 3-8pm. new management, clean, adult supervised, no drugs or alcohol allowed, watch for up coming band shows. 250427-7017 cranBrooK TreeHoUse - Families with children 5 & under are invited to come play. Free drop-in program in the gym of the Kimberley early learning centre. Transportation avail. Wednesdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. diana 250427-0716 WoMen’s soBrieTY sUPPorT groUP, Mondays, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at sparwood Healthcare center. corinne to confirm, 1-800-644-6144 or 4234423. ToPs (Take off Pounds sensibly) is a non-profit weight loss support group with 3 chapters in cranbrook. Many members have success stories in reaching their goal. Weigh-ins are either Tues, Wed, or Thurs. Feel free to drop in. Phone jennifer at 250919-6510 for more info and addresses of nearest chapter to you. KooTenaY FlYing clUB. if you like to meet with other pilots or are thinking for getting your wings & need to get more info, come on out. We have fly meets and coPa flights. We meet every second Wednesday of the month, all year round, at cranbrook Mcdonalds restaurant Meeting room at 7 pm. or

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communitycalendar kootenayflyingclub@ DUPLICATE BRIDGE: $2/PERSON. Visitors welcome. Mondays 6:30 PM Invermere Seniors’ Hall KIMBERLEY & DISTRICT Guild of Fiber Artists meets Wednesdays, 1st & 3rd 2-4pm, 2nd & 4th 7-9pm @ Kimberley’s Centre 64. Spinning, weaving, & knitting in a friendly atmosphere. FMI (250) 432-9549. Drop-ins welcome. KNOW SOMEONE IN the East Kootenay with alcohol, tobacco or other drug problem? Get the beautiful cassette tape “Raised from the Ruins,” Free/confidential. Freedomline, 1-800-5280070. COME JOIN US for crib every Friday, 7 pm, The Senior Centre. BETTER BABIES PREGNANCY outreach program drop in. Cranbrook Family connection 46-17th ave. S. (next to the skate park) BUILDING CONFIDENCE, ENHANCE your communication skills: Cranbrook First Toastmasters meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 7:15 PM College of the Rockies 2700 College Way, Room #136, Cranbrook, Kathy at 250-489-2526 or 250-

4894464 and e-mail JOIN TOPS: (TAKE Off Pounds Sensibly).: TOPS meets every Thursday night, 6:15 -7:30 p.m. Call Isabel, 423-7043Salvation Army building 721-761 2nd Ave, Fernie FERNIE LEGION MEAT draw : Fernie Legion meat draw 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fun and Entertaining, All welcome to join us. 50/50 draw follows. Fernie Legion 551 1st Ave, Fernie SATURDAY MEAT DRAW Sparwood Legion: Centennial Square, Sparwood ADULTS MORNING BADMINTON: at the Fernie Community Centre every Friday from 9 - 11 a.m. Beginners welcome. Birds provided and some racquets available for loan. Drop-in $5. Call Chris Stockey 250-423-8062 for more information. DO YOU HAVE PARKINSON’S disease? Does anyone you know have Parkinson’s disease? You & your caregivers are invited to attend our informative meetings at the Heritage Inn Cranbrook. Meetings start at 7 pm every third Thursday of the month. Come at 6 pm & have a nice supper before

the meeting starts. Darts: Every Thursday 6:30 p.m onwards fun darts at Sparwood Legion. Thursday, Feb. 10 6:30 PM Centennial Square, Sparwood MAHJONG AT SENIORS Drop in centre: Mahjong at Seniors Drop in centre, Fernie, every Monday at 7 p.m. Seniors Drop in centre Fernie 562 3rd Ave. KOOTENAY BUG CHUCKERS (Fishing Club) is looking for new members. Anyone can join. For more information please contact James at 250-421-4210 STORYTIME FOR 3 to 5 Year Olds: Storytime for three to five years olds at the Fernie Heritage Library every Friday. 11:00 AM Fernie Heritage Library 492 3rd Ave, Fernie 250-423-4458 library@ TIME FOR ME, a 6 week group for children, whose family member has cancer. This group will take place at the EK Regional Hospital. 4265281, local 258. EKBIA MEETINGS FREE DENTAL SCREENING for children 6 mos. to 18 years old. Creston Health Unit for appt , 428-3602. INFORMATION SERVICES FOR Newcomers & Refugees

Program. What does the program offer? It provides men, women, children & families with information about Canadian society. It offers guidance & support on adjustment issues, & provides connections to the broader community, 32-13th Ave S, 426-2943. CRANBROOK TENNIS CLUB - open for the season at Kinsmen Park, Victoria Ave. We are seeking new members of all ages, families & singles. We meet every Wed. & Sun. evening from 6-9 pm. Come on out and try your hand at tennis or get back into playing. Steve, 489-9169 or Neil, 4898107. ONGOING TRAINING FOR Emergency Social Services volunteers in Kimberley to help the community should a disaster occur. Betty at 427-3503. CRANBROOK ALANON MEETING, 1:30 pm, Fridays. Pat 427-7792 or Anne 426-5409. FOR SURVIVORS OF ACQUIRED brain injury get together every 1st

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& 3rd Wednesday from 2-4 pm at the United Church, Cranbrook. If you struggle living with ABI and/or want to share your successes Janyce, 417-6220. BABY GOOSE RHYTHM and Rhyme Group in Kimberley . Join us for rhymes, songs and stories for you and your baby at the Anglican Church Hall on Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30. This is a free program for parents with babies under 1yr old and is facilitated by Kimberley Community Literacy and Kimberley Public Health Nursing. Kim Roberts 427-4468 or Terri Fergus 427-2215 for more information KIMBERLEY CITIZENS ON PATROL require volunteers for night patrols. Minimum 5 hours service per month. Training provided. Applications at Kimberley RCMP office during regular business hours. INFORMATION SUPPORT SERVICES for newcomers, sponsored

by Cranbrook Women’s Resource Society, funded by Ministry of Community, Aboriginal & Women’s Services. Mila, 426-2943. INK CARTRIDGE RECYCLING 2ND Cranbrook Pathfinders are collecting used ink cartridges - bubblejet, laser and fax - for recycling. Please drop at Girl Guide Hall, 1421-2nd St. S. Lori, 489-5921. IF YOU KNOW ANYONE, including a child, who has been abused or harmed by a psychiatrist call the Citizens Commission on Human Rights at 1-800-670-2247. NEW APOSTOLIC CHURCH, FAITH - Family - Friendship Forever, Sunday School 9 am, Sunday Service, 10:30 am, Wednesday Service, 8 pm, 821-1st St. S, everyone is welcome. KIMBERLEY SENIORS DANCE, Kimberley Centennial Hall, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. every Tuesday. Info: 427-2805 ENHANCE YOUR COMMUNICATION

Skills: Cranbrook First Toastmasters meets every 2nd & 4th Thursday 7:00 p.m. 1402-1st St. S. (Cranbrook Society For Community Living building). Guests are welcome. Cecilia 250919-3716 casimer911@ or Kathy 250-489-2526 BAHA’I COMMUNITY OF Cranbrook invites everyone to join in celebrating the Word of God. 417-0223, 4264081, 344-6991, www., HEARTS IN MOTION Walking Club meet Mon, Wed, Fri at the Cranbrook Rec Plex 9am. Walk inside or out, all ages welcome. Marion 250-426-4529 or Jeanette 250-426-2393 FOOD BANK BINGO, Kimberley Elks Club, Every Monday at 7pm 427-2343 GOGO GRANNIES (GRANDMOTHERS Helping Grandmothers) meets the last Monday of every month - 7pm at the College of the Rockies.

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A22 We are a dynamic group of women raising funds for our counterparts in Africa. Grandmothers raising their grandchildren with no resources of their own need our help. Come - share your talents and skills and make new friends. Please call Norma at 250-426-6111. Book your ChristmAs BusiNess PArty now with Colombo Lodge for Dec.8th & Dec. 15th. Call Giacomo or Anna 250-486-5748 or 250421-2084 youNG FiLmmAkers-tAke ACtioN & win! BC epilepsy society youth Video Project invites high school students to create a 30-60 second public service announcement promoting awareness about teens & epilepsy. Astarte sands, 604-875-6704, AtteNtioN GAmers. Do you play magic the Gathering, D&D, or any other popular games? We are trying to find out how much interest there is in the Cranbrook area to form a gaming community; a location to gather & play, manage events, a communication network, etc. Please send us an email with your name, age, names of any types of games you play and any other comments you wish to relay to this subject. send your email to cranbrookgaming@ ChAPter oF the Canadian Federation of university Women meets every 3rd thurs., 7 pm. New members welcome.

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www.cfuw-cranbrook. com. Cathryn 426-4804. WouLD you Like to be free of drug and alcohol addictions for good? An 86% proven success rate 18-45. Phone teen Challenge, 1-866866-0701 or Do you hAVe WooL? Local group is looking for donations of wool to make items for the shelters. Call 250-417-0894 for more information. sPArWooD reCreAtioN DePArtmeNt free swimming, Fridays, 4-5:30 pm. FooD ADDiCts iN reCoVery Anonymous is a program for individuals recovering from addictive eating behavior. there are no dues or fees at our meetings. there are no weighins. Please feel free to contact the FA office for more information at 781-321-9118. the following meeting is held in trail, BC every week: monday and thursday of every week, Gateway Christian Centre trail, BC (across from Wall mart) monday @10:00 Am thursDAy @ 7:00 Pm Call Connie 250-364-2013 or email VoLuNteer seNiors’ CouNseLLor Norm Weitzel can assist seniors with government forms, applications & General advocacy. 426-2637. CrANBrook FLy Fishers Club meets 2nd tuesday of every month at the real Canadian superstore, 7 pm. kimBerLey PiPe

BAND is looking for new members. Anyone interested in joining, learning pipes and/ or drums with the kimberley Pipe Band are encouraged to call Dave 427-3092, Jock, 421-9157 or Gerry, 4277963. stoNG stArt BC & Play & Learn kimberley Family Drop in Programs: monday’s Play & learn 10-12pm Lindsay Park school, tuesday’s strong start Baby Goose 9-12pm & 10:30-11:30 early Learning Centre, Wednesday’s strong start 9-12pm early Learning Centre, thursday’s Play & Learn strongstart 10-12pm & 1-4pm marysville school, Friday’s strongstart 9-12pm early Learning Centre, saturday’s strong start 9-12pm early Learning Centre. 250427-4468 CommuNity White WAter Paddle night,, tuesdays & thursdays, leave from Just Liquid (5th Ave. & Van horne st., Cranbrook). Free shuttle leaves 6 pm. Call for location, 9194610. Free immuNizAtioNs. PeoPLe 65 years of age can receive pneumococcal 23. All people should have a tetanus/diphtheria booster every ten years. Protect yourself from vaccine preventable diseases with these free vaccines. Please call the Public health Nursing at your local health unit (Cranbrook 420-2207) for all appointments. FuLLy reNoVAteD

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the 266 royAL CANADiAN Air Cadets squadron of kimberley would like to let all in the area know, that we meet every tuesday evening, 6:00-9:30 Pm, outrid hall, 795 knighton rd. Chapman Camp, kimberley. the 266 rCACs always has room for both new Cadets between the ages of 12 and 19 years with out exceptions, and new officers. so anyone wishing to get involved as either a Cadet wanting to join, or as an adult looking to donate some time as a leader, this organization is free to all users, Please stop in at the above times or phone 427-4220. royAL CANADiAN LeGioN BrANCh 24-come out and learn how to line dance every thursday@2pm until oct. cost $2 a session. instructor karen tripp. For more info call 250426-8926. C r A N B r o o k BrANCh oF the stroke recovery Association of BC, a support group for stroke survivors and caregivers. We offer programs to promote independence and improve quality of life. meetings from 1oam-1pm the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month in the lower level of the senior Citizen’s hall 125-17th st. s. Please bring a bag lunch. tootie 250426-3994 kimBerLey seNior t’Ai chi Club and invite you cordially to give us a try, we meet every monday 10 to 11am. at the united Church in kimberley. Beginners welcome, instructor Colin 427 3929 CBk Critique CLuB, 3rD tues of month, 7 pm, Bring artwork for critiquing. Cbk & Dist Arts Council, 1117 Baker st, 426-4223. sPArWooD seArCh & rescue is looking for new recruits, all training provided. Fmi come to Fire hall #1, 7 pm,

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hALL and kitchen for rent. 120 person capacity. Great rates! kimberley elks Club. 250-427-2343 meat draw every sat. @ 5pm ek CouNCiL oF CANADiANs Chapter meeting monthly, 2nd tuesday evening of the month. Call for time & location, 427-0514. the Bisset Choir, A mixed mens, women’s choir of all ages from high school to adult, meets every thursday evening, 7 pm at knox Presbyterian Church, Cranbrook. New members always welcome. 489-3942. keeP you & your horse active, Willowgrove ranch horsemanship Clinics, limited room, so book your spot. Fmi Jodi savage 426-6596. PAreNt/tot FuN times, a drop in program for parents & their children ages 6 & under. monday mornings 9:30noon, mountain View elementary school. oLD BAseBALL Photos? the home run society would like to archive your photos and stories for future generations of baseball fans. Contact Garry 417-3236 or e-mail: sCLeroDermA suPPort GrouP, Call Betty (250)4288875, Bev, 427-5033 in kootenay region. kooteNAy horses is online, your equine community clubs & events listing., marie, 426-5530. NAtiVe FrieNDshiP CeNtre monthly meetings, 7 pm, last thursday of month. mt Baker secondary school, room 100, everyone welcome.



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2nd & 4th thursdays of the month or visit www. CBk Writers GrouP meets the 4th monday of month, 7 pm. Please bring writing sample. Cbk & Dist Arts Council, 104 135 10th Ave. s., Cranborok. st. AiDAN orthoDox ChurCh, 2017th Ave. s, welcomes you to the following regular services: sunday Divine Liturgy at 10:30 am followed by potluck lunch and Children’s sunday school at 1pm; Weekday matin services at 9am; saturday Vesper service at 6pm and Wednesday Bible study at 6:45 pm. Fmi call Fr. richard rene at 250489-8006 or see www. CrANBrook ChAPter kiNG’s CottAGe: thrift store at former meadowbrook school kimBerLey - monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.30 to 2. Good clothes and shoes at rock bottom prices for men, women, children. Donations gratefully accepted. BAD Art NiGht DroP-iN. sessions the 2nd & 4th Friday of every month, 6:30pm to 9… Give your inner critic the night off and create art just for the fun of it: No judgment, no expectations and lots of bold moves. We’ll be making bad art—so join us and do your worst. kids and their parents are welcome. Cranbrook and District Arts Council 135 – 10th Avenue s. #104 Ph: 250-489-0474 or info@theartscouncil. ca CrANBrook & DistriCt keNNeL Club meets monthly on the 2nd tues 7:00 Pm at mt Baker high school Cranbrook. Club details at or esther 250-489- 0409 or Linda 250- 417-3177 A Cross CuLturAL oPPortuNity for immigrants or new Canadian to get together to play games, socialize, share cultures and traditions and make new friends. if you have a musical instrument or game from a different country please bring it and share it with us. Cross Cultural night will be held the last Wednesday of every month. 7-9 pm, 32 13th Ave s., mila 4262943. C r A N B r o o k triPLe V hockey Club times are 9:1510:15 a.m., age is 65+ Fmi Leisure services at 489-0220. CrANBrook CurLiNG CLuB tuesday Night fun league 7pm. $5 drop in fee. equipment supplied. 250-426-4415 ChiLDreN: our FouNDAtioN for success! Contact Patricia Cranbrook Family Connections Centre Beside Cranbrook skatepark

250-489-4246 eVery tuesDAy, 1:30-4 senior Dance at Centennial hall, kimberley, live music. toPs (tAke oFF Pounds sensibly) non profit weight loss support group meets every thursday at 5 pm at the sr Citizen’s Centre, (downstairs) 125 17th Avenue south, Cranbrook. have fun while losing weight gradually. For info call marie 250-417-2642 AL-ANoN meetiNG ekrh Wednesdays at 7:00 pm in the Basement eDC room B. 250-4891388 tireD oF CLutter in your household? take clothing items to our convenient Walmart Location. thank you from the Big Brothers and sisters Crib / Whist : Crib or Whist alternate weeks, senior’s Drop in Centre, Fernie, tuesdays 7.30 p.m. seniors Drop in Centre 562 3rd Ave. Do you WoNDer iF you Are iN A heALthy reLAtioNshiP With your PArtNer? Do you feel valued and respected? info. 426-4887 or 1-800-200-3003. kimBerLey seNiors DANCe. tuesdays 1:30-4:00 pm, october to June. Live music. Centennial hall. 427-2805. CrANBrook eArLy ChiLDhooD Development Committee : meets the 1st tuesday of every month (excluding summer) 1-3 pm. Parents, grandparents, caregivers, service providers and businesses are always welcome. CommuNity PADDLe NiGht (flat water) - Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, meet at Just liquid (5th Ave. & Van horne, Cranbrook). Free shuttle leaves at 6:15 pm. rentals available - call in advance 919-4610. CLeAr sky meDitAtioN Centre spring series enrich your life and be open to change tuesday’s from 7:30-8:45 at exhale yoga studio saturdays from 4pm in Bull river. Classes by donation, Call 250429-3929 for info and directions thirD WeDNesDAy of every month seniors Day at the Cranbrook Legion starts at 1:30 pm there is singing and a light snack served. our GrouP WouLD Like donations of wool. We make things for our local shelters. 250-4170894. LookiNG For PAst residents of erickson BC for their stories for the erickson history Book to be published later this year. Please contract: eriCksoN CommuNity AssoCiAtioN historiAN shAroN BreNNAN, Box 9, eriCksoN, BC. V0B 1k0

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