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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Volume 65, No.15

Ministry meeting with local farmers

Nine Cubs and two Scouts took part in their sixth annual Kub Kar race held at the Royal Canadian Legion on Monday, on a new track created by Kevin Galloway of Across the Board Creations and Stu Campbell. Carrie Armstrong served as scorekeeper, and after three final races — the first two were too close to count — Isaiah Persad placed first, with Hayden Persad and Heath Berry placing second and third, respectively. Niki Galloway’s car was named most fuel efficient.

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Farmers and growers in the Creston Valley will have an opportunity to learn about a new policy agreement on April 15, when the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture hosts an information session at the Downtowner Motor Inn from 7-9 p.m. Growing Forward 2 (GF2), officially launched April 1, is a $3 billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments and the foundation for government agricultural programs and services over the next five years. “It is a program that helps farmers when they have financial stresses due to market issues, or non-weather-related issues,” said Nicole Ramsey, AgriStability representative for the South Okanagan and Kootenays, from her Oliver office. For example, she said, Okanagan farmers couldn’t sell their cherries for cost when cheaper Washington cherries flooded the market. Mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) has, not too long ago, caused severe financial losses in the cattle industry. Ramsey’s presentation will also inform locals of the changes to the AgriStability and AgriInvest programs as a result of the GF2 agreement, show them how to fill out harmonized forms and offer an opportunity to have questions answered. See REP, page 2

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The late model silver Hyundai Accent sits in her driveway, serving as a constant reminder that Tilley Kaye is no longer allowed to drive. Kaye is yet another senior who has fallen victim to the Ministry of Transportation’s DriveAble program, a combination of verbal and driving exams designed to take cognitively impaired drivers off the road. Tests are intended to assess memory, attention, reaction time and judgment. “For nearly a year my car has been sitting there, insured,” she said. Sitting in her cozy, tidy mobile home, Kaye sorts through the stacks of paperwork she has amassed as she struggles to find a way to get back behind the wheel. She is quick to pull names from her memory and shows no obvious signs of having a brain that is slowing down. See DRIVER, page 3

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From page 1 A limited number of one-on-one sessions can also be arranged for the following day. “It’s their opportunity to meet their rep because we don’t get to meet face to face,” said Ramsey. “Sometimes when dealing with someone over the phone, you can’t get your point across. It’s

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nice to be able to have that oneon-one.” This will be the first time an AgriStability representative has visited Creston since 2011. “I am really looking forward to coming out and meeting with the producers,” said Ramsey. “We are trying to let them know they’re not a number.”

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Driver EKRH to forced to receive take exam $20M ICU in Nelson upgrade BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff

A badly outdated intensive care unit in Cranbrook’s East Kootenay Regional Hospital should be a thing of the past by 2016. Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett announced on Friday that the provincial government has committed to pay 60 per cent of the $20 million project. “I recall in 2000, Maclean’s magazine portrayed our hospital as the poster child for how bad rural health care was in Canada. Today, this new intensive care unit complements a new ambulatory care ward, new diagnostic imaging centre, new emergency room, new entrance and many new specialists,” Bennett said, speaking on behalf of Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid. The new ICU will be housed in a new addition, replacing the current four-bed unit, and will include two new, high-acuity beds. Those beds are intended to ease the pressure on the ICU and preserve resources for the most critically ill patients. The project’s remaining $8 million will be funded by the Kootenay East Regional Hospital District, an entity that taxes residents for capital projects and works with the Interior Health Authority to set priorities. “Today we celebrate a monumental step in continuing to provide first-class health care to the residents of the East Kootenay,” said KERHD chair John Kettle. “This has truly been a team effort between the hospital district board, Interior Health and our MLA who all worked diligently to see this critical care component move forward. I would like to extend a special thanks to MLA Bill Bennett for never letting up and always keeping this issue front and center for the benefit of everyone in the East Kootenay.” The project, which is now up for design proposals on the BC Bid website, will include a new electrical system to power the entire hospital. Construction should start in 2014 with completion in 2016. “A new intensive care unit is the number one priority at our regional hospital in Cranbrook. Interior Health is thrilled to have this commitment from the provincial government and Kootenay East Regional Hospital District,” said IHA board chair Norman Embree.

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From page 1 “I’m a bum now,” she said. “I have to walk past my own car to beg rides from friends to get around.” Kaye’s troubles started last year, when her foot slipped off the brake and onto the gas pedal in a Canyon Street parking lot. By the time she came to a stop, the car had driven through a steel railing and across 20th Avenue. Luckily, no other vehicles were involved and Kaye suffered only some sore ribs. She made an appointment with her doctor and her life hasn’t been the same since. After diagnosing a broken rib, the physician pulled out some papers and launched into a series of questions. Only afterward did Kaye learn that the questions were part of a cognitive skills test, part of the DriveAble system created by an Edmonton professor and adopted in B.C. by the Ministry of Transportation. The questions aren’t especially difficult, but Kaye said she was in her doctor’s office to have her ribs checked and that she was baffled at the string of questions presented without a word of explanation. “I thought she was nuts,” she said of her doctor. “I thought she was playing a little kids game. When I left, I told her to shove it.” Instructions for administering the test specifically direct the tester not to explain the test or its purpose until afterward. Later, Kaye got a letter telling her she would have to take a driving exam if she wanted to keep her licence. “I’m not the only one who’s had an accident,” she protests. “They still drive. I didn’t kill anyone.” Eventually, she was scheduled for a driving exam. In Nelson. “A friend drove me over in my car, but I wasn’t allowed to use it,” Kaye recalled. “I’ve never driven in Nelson in my life. Uphill, downhill, in the pouring rain. “When the test was over I asked the examiner how I did. ‘You drive too slow,’ he said. DriveAble is crooked in every way.” Kaye has worked doggedly since turning her licence over to ICBC. She’s

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Tilley Kaye with her insured car, which she can’t drive after failing the DriveAble test.

“fired” her doctor and had another local physician administer his own cognitive test. She passed with flying colours. The Ministry of Transportation (specifically, the Office of the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles) response was that she can only retake the driving test if her doctor can show what health conditions have improved. “There was nothing wrong with me in the first place,” she said. “How am I supposed to improve?” Kaye has contacted her MLA’s office. “Michelle Mungall said she can’t change DriveAble alone,” she said. She’s unloaded her frustrations on Regional District of Central Kootenay Area B director John Kettle, who says the process is unfair and must be changed. “I wonder if it isn’t illegal for doctors to administer these tests without a patient’s consent,” Kettle said. “And making Creston Valley residents, especially seniors, drive to Nelson for a road test is ridiculous. I spend a lot of time in Nelson and even I hate driving there. This is a bad system and it needs to be changed. We need to treat our seniors with more respect than this DriveAble system does.”

Nelson-Creston Liberal candidate Greg Garbula agrees that the system is unfair. “I think that the process will need to be identified and made sure that it is fair for all communities,” he said. “And if the doctors are administering the initial test of cognizance, that it is given with total understanding of the consequence.” Kaye said that as a senior, she doesn’t drive a lot, and never takes trips of any distance. “The furthest I ever go is to Porthill to buy gas,” she said. “Mostly, it’s to run errands, do my grocery shopping and visit friends.” She takes the same, familiar routes on those short trips, and is certain that she is not a danger on the road and that her accident could have happened to anyone. Her sense of humour remains intact, despite the frustrations of the past year. “Now I am catching rides with a 90-year-old lady,” she laughs. Does she feel like her driving days are over? She sifts through her collection of correspondence and talks of plans to meet with anyone who might be able to help with her situation. “I am not giving up,” she said.

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Crown charging Creston men with obstruction BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff

Police Beat In other police news, Creston RCMP responded to 61 calls Creston RCMP have from April 1-7, Gollan said. learned that Crown counsel is April 1 proceeding with obstruction •Police were called to Centre charges against two men Road to assist emergency involved in a barroom inci- health services personnel with dent last year. a medical patient. The decision follows lengthy •A Hillside Street resident investigation by Delta Police reported being hit with a comDepartment and the Independent puter scam/virus, which Investigations Office (IIO). showed a message saying the Creston police were called to “RCMP has locked your comthe pub early on Oct. 12, 2012, puter.” Included in the message when a female refused to leave was a photo of a family memthe premises on request. They ber, indicating the computer were confronted by others, one had been hacked. The resident of whom was hospitalized with was advised to have the cominjuries resulting from the alter- puter attended to by profescation. sionals. Although the IIO did not •A cellphone was reported exonerate the police officers, lost on West Creston Road. Crown counsel did not proceed •Riders of quads reported to with criminal charges against be driving on Elsie Holmes them, after concluding there Road were warned about the was little likelihood of a suc- illegality of their activity. cessful prosecution. •Harassing phone calls were “This is relief to all of us in reported by a West Creston the detachment,” Staff Sgt. Road resident. Bob Gollan said on Monday. •Police were unable to “I have always believed our locate a possibly impaired drivmembers acted professionally er of a red Nissan pickup with and used force only when a #1 on the driver’s door. necessary for the safety of April 2 themselves and the others in •A cellphone 911 call the premises.” through the Riley Road tower could not be traced. •A wellTown of Creston being check of HYDRANT a 16th Avenue North resiFLUSHING dent revealed Please be advised that Town Crews will be carrying out the annual hydrant flushing program starting April 15, 2013 and continuing for approximately 4 weeks. Your water may become cloudy during this period. Should this happen, we ask that you flush your lines by running cold water to clear any murkiness. Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department, 250-428-2214, ext. 233, during regular office hours. Iain Bell Director of Engineering & Public Works

Town of Creston

ORGANIC WASTE MANAGEMENT

April 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2013 In an effort to reduce back yard burning, the Town of Creston is offering residents the opportunity to dispose of their organic yard waste. The Town-controlled drop off location is situated at the south end of the Waste Water Treatment Plant, which is via Davis Road. The site will be available to residents only on April 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2013, between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Accepted yard waste includes tree prunings, grass clippings, leaves and other plant matter. Load volumes will be limited to residential quantities only. Materials must be sorted with plastic bags, twine or other bundling material removed. It is recommended that grass clippings and leaves be brought in garbage cans and not plastic bags. Please note that the Town’s annual spring curb-side pick-up of yard and garden clean-up waste is scheduled for April 23, 24 & 25, 2013. Colin Farynowski Manager of Engineering

everything is OK. •A Mallory Place resident reported a theft of prescription medications. •A window was broken at the rear of a church on 10th Avenue North. •A Northwest Boulevard business owner and a customer involved in a dispute were advised to use civil courts to resolve the issue. •A vehicle was towed when police conducting a check stop found it was uninsured. The owner was ticketed. April 3 •A male cyclist was reported to be watching children over the fence in a daycare playground on Cook Street. •A vehicle backed into another in a Cook Street parking lot. Minor damage was reported. •A fishing reel was found in the water at Burton’s Cut Beach in Gray Creek. •A Devon Street resident checked with police before falling for a scam in which a buyer offered to purchase a piano using wired funds in excess of the purchase price. •Loud noises reported by residents on Ash Street and 25th Avenue South were determined to have been made by fireworks. April 4 •Police were called to a neighbors’ dispute on Lamont Road. •Firearms from a Selkirk

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FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING at 12:30 P.M. BOARD MEETING at 5:00 P.M. (times are PST) Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Board Office, 570 Johnstone Road, Nelson BC Video Conferencing to Creston at: Creston Education Centre, 617-11th Ave., S., Creston Public Welcome

Town of Creston SPRING YARD AND GARDEN CLEAN-UP Spring collections will be on April 23, 24 & 25, 2013. The Spring Yard and Garden Clean-Up is conducted by Town crews and its purpose is to dispose of prunings from trees, shrubs and bushes, leaves, grass clippings, garden waste, and other compostable articles from yards not picked up during regular collection. No other items will be removed. Trees or brush should be cut into three (3) foot lengths and wrapped in bundles. Grass clippings, leaves, etc, MUST be placed in rigid containers: e.g., garbage cans. NO PLASTIC GARBAGE BAGS WILL BE ACCEPTED. On your pick-up day, please keep all compostable materials separate from household garbage and place at the curb for pick-up. If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 250-428-2214, ext. 233. For information on the Regional District Landfill site, please call the Regional District of Central Kootenay at 1-800-268-7325 or visit their website at http://www.rdck.bc.ca/environmental/waste/rdck_ waste_facilities_hours_of_operation.html.

Road residence were turned in for disposal. •A threat made over a cellphone was reported by a Corn Creek resident. April 5 •A driver whose vehicle had been searched at Rykerts border crossing returned to accuse border personnel of stealing an iPod. The iPod was located in the car and an apology was offered. •A vehicle’s windshield and side front windows were smashed on Dogwood Street. •A semi collided with five elk on Lower Wynndel Road. •Police were called to 10th Avenue North to assist EHS personnel with a patient. •An erratic driver was reported near Canyon Park. •Minor damage was the result when a vehicle stopping at a crosswalk on 16th Avenue South was rear-ended. •Police will be contacting a young male driver of a red pickup who passed two vehicles on a double solid line on Highway 21 on the way to the landfill. •A male reportedly dumped yard waste from his older model pickup truck to the roadside near Old Ferry Landing Road. •A driver who saw three youths throwing something on Erickson Road at Highway 21 later found three screws in one of his vehicle’s tires. •Of the 100 vehicles stopped in a road check on Northwest Boulevard only one required police action. A small amount of marijuana was seized. April 6 •No infractions were found in another Northwest Boulevard stop check of 100 vehicles. •Patrolling police found a male lying on the ground on Cook Street. He had fallen and broke his ankle

and was transported to the hospital. •Youths were reported to be drinking in two pickups on Canyon Street. April 7 •A 911 call was traced to a Riondel residence in which the phone line had been disconnected at an earlier date. •Police did not locate a suspicious vehicle that did a U-turn to avoid the border crossing at Kingsgate. •Wallets were reported stolen from a truck parked at the Kootenay River Road boat launch. •A 911 call from Osborn Road was attributed to pocket dialing.

The conclusion of the March 25-31 police report, which was started in last week’s issue:: March 30 •A well-being check on an elderly Cedar Street male revealed that he was fine. •Possible mischief to a car was reported on Highway 3. •Police are investigating an assault at a Canyon Street pub. March 31 •A semi cut the turn from Canyon Street to 16th Avenue short, knocking over a parking lot light. •A male driver found to have been consuming alcohol by Kingsgate border crossing personnel failed roadside screening device tests and was issued a 90-day driving prohibition. His vehicle was impounded for 30 days. •A male was arrested at a Mallory Place residence for breaching a no contact court order and held in custody pending a court appearance, when he will face new charges. •A female reported receiving an inappropriate text message regarding a lost cellphone.

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Local speakers discussing food at home show which plays its final performance that night at Prince Charles Theatre. Cassandra Viers will start the series on Friday at 3 p.m. by talking about seed saving, and repeat her presentation on Saturday. Food action coalition president Len Parkin will follow, speaking about food security, and answering questions from the audience. At 5, Creston Valley Farmers’ Market manager Martha Boland will explain the benefits of the markets for both vendors and customers. BenRabha, whose family runs Kootenay Meadows Farm in Lister, will discuss cheese making and on-farm milk bottling at 6, followed at 7 by Roy Lawrence speaking about the community supported agriculture grain project. On Saturday, the lineup begins at 11 a.m. with Tamara Movold discussing Red Circle Catering, a new vegan catering company. Caroline Martin will follow at noon with a presentation about the Cherrybrook Farms family tree membership program,

BY BRIAN LAWRENCE Advance Editor

As part of the Creston Valley Home and Garden Show on April 12 and 13, the Creston Valley Food Action Coalition has organized a speaker series that will run both days. “One of the mandates of the food action coalition is education and community outreach, particularly around food and growing issues,” said Nadine BenRabha, the FAC member who organized the lineup. “That’s the part I’m most passionate about.” The 10- or 20-minute presentations will be held in the Creston Curling Centre, where the Creston Valley Quilters Guild will also be presenting its 30th anniversary show. All of them are food and growing related, with the exception of a segment by the curling centre on Saturday afternoon, which will be followed by Footlighters Theatre Society presenting songs from Annie,

and Jen Comer of King Creek Farm will make a presentation on beekeeping at 1 p.m. The curling centre and Footlighters will be onstage at 2 and 2:30, and at 3, Viers will repeat her discussion on seed saving. Ben-Rabha is most looking forward to the Friday night presentation by College of the Rockies greenhouse co-ordinator Nigel Francis about the Dan McMurray Community Seed Bank, a collection of heirloom tomato

seeds named for its creator and donor. “He had an absolutely unparalleled tomato collection — thousands of varieties of heritage tomatoes,” said Ben-Rabha. “Several of them are endangered, and quite a number are considered extremely rare, so they’re trying to generate interest and awareness, because you need people to grow them.”

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Nadine Ben-Rabha of Kootenay Meadows Farm (left) and Jen Comer, who runs King Creek Farm with her husband, Joel (right), will make presentations at the Creston Valley Home and Garden Show this weekend.

AgriStability BC Ministry of Agriculture

Attention Farmers and Ranchers An important information session is being held in your region regarding the new Growing Forward 2 (GF2) agriculture policy agreement and changes to the AgriStability and AgriInvest programs. The agenda for the session includes: 1) Growing Forward 2 (GF2):

A discussion of the GF2 agreement and the resulting changes to the AgriStability and AgriInvest programs.

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Public Notice of Open House Highway 3 Intersection Improvements

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and the Town of Creston invite the public to attend an open house to preview plans for intersection improvements at Pine Street and Railway Avenue on Highway 3. This project will enhance the safety and mobility of the intersection for all users. Ministry staff will be available to provide information and answer questions. The drop-in open house is scheduled for the following date and time: Thursday April 11, 2013 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Creston Chamber of Commerce 121 Northwest Blvd. (Highway 3) Creston, B.C. V0B 1G0

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Quotes that shape thinking

I like Facebook. I also find it annoying. But I don’t open my account looking for wisdom, so chances are it will escape me if I come across it. A friend’s post almost did pass me by recently, but once it hit home I couldn’t stop thinking about it. First, the context. Only minutes earlier I had been listening to CBC Radio on my way home from work when a news item started my stomach churning. An American state, North Dakota I think, was about to pass a law outlawing abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detectable. Before most woman realize they are pregnant, in other words. But it isn’t abortion that is really on my mind right now. For the record, I am in favour of a women’s right to choose. Period. Superimposed on a photograph on that Facebook post were 11 words that I think should be considered in every argument, discussion and debate we have about issues that involve public interest. The photo was a simple portrait of a stereotypical Jewish man — wirerimmed glasses, untrimmed beard and black hat. On the photo were the words that haven’t left me since I first saw them. “Can’t eat pork. Doesn’t try to make it illegal for everyone.” That’s the message. “Doesn’t try to make it illegal for everyone.” Let’s face it. Most divisive issues that face us today are coming at us as a result of the need for others to validate their own beliefs by imposing them on others. Forgive me if I go back to the abortion issue, but it’s a good example. The vast majority of people, for or against

abortion, aren’t personally affected by whether they take place or not. I personally know only a small number of women whom I know to have had abortions. My life was not

the faith can convert to Judaism, so it isn’t particularly exclusive. But conversion won’t be the result of other believers trying to save their own souls. “To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing end them...” “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up Lorne Eckersley and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold affected in even the slightest way these truths to be self-evident: that by their decision. And it wouldn’t all men are created equal.’ ” have been affected even in the “And so, my fellow Americans: slightest way had they chosen not ask not what your country can do to have abortions. My opinion of for you — ask what you can do for them as people wasn’t affected your country.” either. “We shall go on to the end. We And yet, if I am to believe the shall fight in France, we shall fight zealots on both sides of the issue, I on the seas and oceans, we shall am a bad person if I happen not to fight with growing confidence and agree with them. Neither side leaves growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost room for middle ground, so great is may be. We shall fight on the beachtheir need to have their beliefs valies, we shall fight on the landing dated. No abortions. Unfettered grounds, we shall fight in the fields access to abortions. and in the streets, we shall fight in And then along comes the photo the hills; we shall never surrender.” of the Jewish man. “Can’t eat pork. As a child in the ’60s, I grew up Doesn’t try to make it illegal for admiring Winston Churchill and everyone.” I have long been fascinated by the John F. Kennedy. I remember seeing Martin Luther King’s speech on the Jewish faith, one that teaches believnews. In school, we actually learned ers that they are “the chosen peothe plays of William Shakespeare. ple.” Okay, so maybe that belief can The above quotes, among others, be dismissed as arrogance. But isn’t helped shaped my thinking and there something even a little comforting to know that there are people how I viewed the world. I’d like to leave my grandchildren among us who are so confident in with another quote to add to my their beliefs that they don’t go doorfavourites. “Can’t eat pork. Doesn’t to-door in their neighbourhoods, or try to make it illegal for everyone.” into countries halfway around the Lorne Eckersley is the publisher of world, to convert others? As I the Creston Valley Advance. understand it, people not born into

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Relay wants New book survivor speaks out photos against practice of polygamy To the Editor: Are there any cancer warriors and survivors out there? The Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life committee would like to hear from you. At 10 a.m. June 1 at the Alex Nilsson Field, the Relay for Life opens with a survivors parade. Survivors wear special T-shirts and the sight of that morning sea of yellow shows Creston that cancer can be beaten, and sets the tone for the entire day of festivities. To further send this positive message, we are going to display survivor photos (copies, not originals) in a gallery at the survivors tent. To submit photos and have a free T-shirt waiting for you, call Karen at 250428-2088. I’m a two-time cancer survivor and I want lots of company out there! Christy Johnston Creston

To the Editor: As residents of the Creston Valley who care about the welfare of our children, we would like to bring your attention to a book that will soon be in our local library, A Cruel Arithmetic: Inside the Case Against Polygamy, by Craig Jones. When he was first appointed as lead counsel for the attorney general, he felt that the crimes involved with polygamy, such as child abuse, would be prosecuted in our legal system. This book describes how the author’s own views evolved from skepticism to a

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committed belief in the campaign against polygamy once he met the witnesses who had been raised in Bountiful. “This is a remarkable insider’s story of a unique piece of litigation: the first trial-court ‘constitutional reference’ in Canadian history,” says the book’s description by publisher Irwin Law. “Craig Jones, lead counsel for the attorney general of British Columbia, describes the argument he and his colleagues developed against polygamy, drawing from fields as diverse as anthropology, history, economics, and evolutionary psychology. Yet it was ultimately the testimony of real people that showed how the theoretical harms of polygamy’s ‘cruel arithmetic’ played out upon its victims.” Polygamy in Canada is still illegal because on Nov. 23, 2011, B.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Bauman ruled that Criminal Code section 293, prohibiting polygamy, is constitutional in that polygamy harms all society, and particularly contravenes the human rights of women and children. Audrey Vance, co-chair Altering Destiny Through Education Creston

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Mindfulness deters emotional eating

Emotional eating describes the tendency to eat when experiencing negative thoughts or feelings, and has been linked to increased body fat and severe obesity. While these negative thoughts and feelings are often rooted in harmful childhood experiences, they can also occur in people who remember a happy childhood. Emotional eating is a reaction to anger, anxiety and emotional pain. The pleasure of a food laced with fat, sugar and/or salt can soothe and distract from uncomfortable thoughts and emotions. Research suggests that emotional eaters often confuse difficult feelings with hunger signals, because emotions trigger the hunger response. Stuffing emotions by hiding outward signs of inner distress has been found to increase intake of foods high in fat and carbohydrates; the so-called “comfort foods”. One does not have to be a basket case to experience emotional eating. I’ve noticed that when my partner, who travels for work, is on the road, I experience some loneliness, anxiety, boredom and low moods. At these times I have a tendency to use food to distract myself from those uncomfortable feelings. I choose foods that comforted me in the past, usually high in fat and salt (and calories). If I don’t apply the skills of

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foods than people who spend a lot of time exercising, gardening or learning to play a musical instrument. Mindful eating involves paying full attention to the experience of eating; observing the tastes, textures, flavors, appearance, sounds and smells of food, while also attending to the physical and emotional aspects of eating. With mindful eating, we learn to appreciate the difference between physiological and emotional hunger. Mindful eating supports weight loss and healthy eating by cultivating an awareness of and appropriate response to physiological hunger and satiation signals, and places emphasis on quality over quantity. Mindful eating is not dieting. It is becoming more aware of how we make harmful food choices and how we can make healthy food choices. Suggested practice: Identify foods you eat that are composed of fats, salt and/or sugar. Reflect on the emotional circumstances that trigger desire for these foods. For two weeks, notice and let go of the impulse to eat these foods. Pay attention to how this impacts your emotions and thoughts. Kuya Minogue is the resident teacher at Creston’s ZenWords Zen Centre. For more information, she can be reached at 250428-6500.

Into the sun

Ten spring seasons ago, about this time, I submitted the first writing for this column, in the April 1, 2004, Creston Valley Advance. It was titled, “Into the sun”. Like then, today, spring has sprung. Now, the warming,

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Imperialism should not be way of future

Decades ago, I heard Winston Churchill lamenting after the Second World War that out of two beasts (fascism and communism) only one perished. If that was true, he conveniently forgot to mention the third beast: imperialism.

ing China) and Kazakhstan, most NATO countries invaded Iraq on a pack of lies, bomb-paved the road for al-Qaida terrorists from Benghazi to Tripoli, and aimed at war with Iran (a country that invaded nobody in the past 200 years). While colonialism was looting countries on behalf of respective empires, today’s imperialism is looting the world on behalf of puppet masters without borders, who have no Certik dignity, heart, soul, spine or sanity— of course, in the name of democracy, human rights or the responsibility to protect. Many of those criminal misadventures escape an average western citizen’s attention as they are cloaked in Joseph Goebbels’ state of the art mainstream media propaganda machine. One of many examples in this short century alone is the bombing, invasion and soft occupation of Mali. Why were they fighting Islamic extremists after the military junta was in trouble with “rebels”? A quick Wikipedia search will uncover one of the reasons: Mali is the third largest exporter of gold in Africa. It also sits on strategic uranium. Another reason is more delicate: Germany asked the French and Americans to return their gold reserves. That seems like a minor issue till you realize that gold was looted already.

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Why is this important? Because without it one can hardly understand what is going on today, history will repeat itself and generation after generation will suffer. Imperialism evolved from colonialism and since the Second World War has transformed into entities where countries, nations or continents blend together for the benefit of new age kleptocrats and plutocrats. Communism turned coats over 20 years ago. The West was presented with a unique choice of building a free and fair world. It chose conquest instead. While the Warsaw Pact was dissolved, NATO expanded (ironically, in view of Bush being papa to Gorbachev, NATO will not move even an inch east). Bogeyman communism was replaced with the al-Qaida mantra (the former beloved freedom fighters of Reagan and Thatcher). NATO found itself in Afghanistan (border-

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Sagebrush buttercups with developing seeds, capturing the sunlight and raindrops.

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Yellow blooms carpet ground

From page 7 Not only has spring sprung, but the first showing has sprung into life showing off its brilliant yellow blooms, carpeting the ground with “sunlight”. It’s sunlight in flower form. Two-inch sagebrush buttercups have captured the sun! Now, though, it doesn’t have a corner on the market. The sunlight is

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sepals of flowerbuds. Now, following spring’s introduction and another burst of sunlight, come the brilliant yellow flowers of glacier lily, also known locally as Easter lily. Then, trapping some of that sunlight are pink-flowered shooting stars, an endless line of production, rooting in March’s moisture marches on throughout the summer, basking in the sunlight. There is another sunlight, one that nourishes human life, flora and fauna. That light is the “Son”, the “Son Light”. The Son Light also feeds and nourishes the soul, the human being. The Son Light can warm and nourish the whole of humanity, imparting an additional and other kind of energy to the living being. Capture, trap, soak up the sunlight through unfolding spring. Don’t let the flowers have it all! And, remember to soak up some the “Son Light”! And, don’t keep it all to yourself, but share it with others! Ed McMackin is a biologist by profession but a naturalist and hiker by nature. He can be reached at 250-8665747.

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Spring is the time to spray fruit trees

This is the time of year that we get a lot of inquiries regarding fruit trees and their spray requirements. We carry a wide variety of fruit trees, at

yourself. There is a two-part dormant oil and lime sulphur spray kit available. It is fairly non-toxic and, along with the copper- and sulphur-based sprays, is considered organic. The horticultural oil coats and suffocates any overwintering insects, eggs to Evan Davies a d u l t s . Orchardists least 30. We also carry an commonly wait until just assortment of natural and before the flowers open to organic pest and disease con- take advantage of this killing trols to match. action and wipe out even the Many people come into the earliest of aphids and the like. nursery asking, “Is it too late to The second part of this spray apply a dormant spray?” is a sulphur-based fungicide. Others ask, “What do we need This part of the spray has the to know?” or “Are there any distinctive smell of rotten commercial fruit tree spraying eggs. It will kill off any funservices available?” I’ll reply, gus overwintering on your “Now is a good time to apply trees, as well as preventing your dormant spray!” It is not new infections from occurring too cold at night. There isn’t too during the warm and wet much leaf showing on the early spring weather. Try to spray trees. Ideally you would like a in the early morning or late couple of dry days to allow for evening when there is no the horticultural oil to dry. breeze. To my knowledge, there is Only one caution comes to no licensed commercial spray mind with the sulphur composervice located in the valley. nent. Some apricot trees are That’s OK because it is really allergic to the sulphur. To be on quite easy to take care of the safe side, just spray the oil

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first and then add your sulphur to the tank for all of your other fruit trees. Further to the dormant spray kits we carry a copperbased product called Bordo for the control of peach leaf curl on peaches and nectarines. It is named after the region in France where it was first used and like the limesulphur is one of the oldest pesticides known to man. This product is also used when the trees are dormant. It should be applied in the fall after leaf drop. It acts like a protective barrier to keep the fungus off your trees. Infection rates go up during the warm and wet weather we get in the spring. If you use the other dormant spray in the spring, you should not need to re-apply the copper again. If you see reddish puckered or twisted leaves on your peach trees early in the year, pick them off and dispose of them in your garbage. This will help to reduce the disease’s presence. Lastly, we carry a sulphur powder, which can be mixed with water for a spray or applied dry depending on the use. It acts as a fungicide and a miticide (it combats spider mites), as well. It is listed as a control for diseases like powdery mildew, rust and scab. It

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From page 8 Many of gold bricks in vaults of Paris, New York, Fort Knox and elsewhere in the West were replaced by tungsten coated with gold. Folks, this is the gold rush, gangster edition. The U.S. Federal Reserve (in fact, it is private $50 Team Deposit Required and there is no reserve) refused to be audited for many decades. A few months ago, it “audited” itself. Now it released its “report” — 14 pages Thursday, April 11, 2013 altogether, 13 of them containing unrelated garbage. On the last page are its own claimed num7 pm bers, and the charade continues. After bailouts (taxpayers swapping their Kootenay Room money for worthless junk), re-colonization of Creston & District Community Complex countries sitting on anything worth looting (natural resources, cocoa, strategic location, unwillingness to kowtow) and direct theft (like that on Cyprus deposits), there will be nothing left even for westerners. If not us, then our children will become serfs of imperial barons, personal property will become thing of the past and freedom will be just an empty word in history books. The Questions? Please call last thing before dictatorship is the looting of Jim Ryckman 250-428-2369 citizens by their own government. Check any indepenCRESTON VALLEY MINOR BASEBALL ASSOCIATION dent website like globREGISTRATION until APRIL 19 at: alresearch.ca, and listen to Ron Paul, Service BC Office DIVISIONS: Webster Tarpley or 1404 Canyon St. Ages 4 - 7 ........T-Ball Rodney Shakespeare. Mon - Fri • 8:30am -12noon Ages 8 - 10 ......Cal Ripken Minor Ask your politicians Ages 11 - 12 ....Cal Ripken Major 1pm - 4pm pointed questions, and Ages 13 - 15 ....Jr. Babe Ruth (across from Tivoli Theatre) demand real answers Extra Registration: COST: and real solutions. We T-Ball $60 • All other Divisions $75 Extra Foods 5 - 7pm owe this much to our (Cash or cheque only) Fri April 5 and Fri April 12 children, don’t we? Vladimir Certik believes that thinking outside the box and Saturday, April 20 at 12pm engaging fellow citizens East Baseball Field, Creston & District Community Complex may bring simple solutions to complex probOPEN TO ALL WHO WISH TO ATTEND lems. The West Creston resident can be reached at For more information call Rick 250-428-2851 250-402-0055. SPRING TRAINING SEASON IS HERE!

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acts more like a protectant layer between the susceptible plant tissues and any invading fungus spores. It can also be used to reduce the pH of your garden soil. Some folks sprinkle it around their rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias and blueberries. As there are not a lot of chemical controls left to the home gardener, it is important to manage your crops

as well as you can. Ensure adequate pruning, fertilization and a good summer watering regime so as to prevent your plants from getting stressed. If you have access to the Internet, the B.C. government has a pretty good guide to managing tree fruit pests in the home garden. Good gardening! Evan Davies owns Beltane Nursery at 2915 Highway 3 in Erickson.

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La Cafamore returning with Black Angels BY BRIAN LAWRENCE Advance Editor

Nelson’s La Cafamore string quartet will return to Creston on April 19 to perform two works, one well-known and the other not so. Audiences on the quartet’s Kootenay tour will enjoy Franz Schubert’s Death and the Maiden (String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor), as well as a more recent work, Black Angels, by American composer George Crumb, in which the members will play their usual instruments in unusual

Nelson string quartet La Cafamore returns to Creston on April 19.

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duces the dark themes of the fallen angel, and the third, Return, brings forth beautiful music as God prevails over evil. Faragher was introduced to the work in college, when a friend played it for him at a library listening station. He was told to turn the volume up for the beginning because it was really quiet — which he discovered wasn’t the case. “The beginning is extremely violent and loud,” Faragher said, adding that his startled reaction got him kicked out of the library. That doesn’t represent the entire score, however. “It’s challenging enough, but still there are some beautiful melodies, there are some really magical moments that draw the audience Submitted in,” he said. “There’s a bit of theatricism, as well, with all the instruments we have.” The Schubert piece, Death and the Maiden, also has a serious tone. Written in 1824, the theme of death is present in all four movements. “Because of the dark nature of the program, we thought it would fit,” Faragher said. “It’s probably one of his most famous. They'll kind of mirror each other nicely.” Creston will be the second performance on La Cafamore’s Kootenay tour, which begins in Nelson, and also travels to Cranbrook, Invermere, Trail and Silverton. “It’s very important to me to bring relatively new music to audiences who don’t get a chance to hear it,” Faragher said. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and children, and $45 for families, available at the door. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/LaCafamoreStringQuartet.

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CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST (Mennonite)

1152 Hwy 21 North

250-428-9079

CRESTON BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday Worship - 11 am

2431 Ash Street

VALLEYVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH Service - 11 am REDEEMER LUTHERAN Praise 9:30am Sunday Worship -10 am

234 - 36th Ave North

250-428-7547 250-428-4861

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2408 Cedar Street

ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Sunday Service - 10:30 am HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH Sat. Service 5 pm, Sun. Service 10 am ERICKSON COVENANT CHURCH Sunday Service 11 am ericksoncovenant.ca

306 Northwest Blvd

315 - 15th Ave North 128 - 10th Ave North 128 16th Ave N 6017-Canyon/Lister Rd

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH Sabbath Sch. 9 am • Worship Serv. 11 am 713 Cavell Street 1821 Elm Street NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday Service 10:30 am WYNNDEL COMMUNITY CHURCH Sunday Service 11 am

Anglican Christ Church (Episcopal)

250-428-9100 250-428-7418 250-428-4015 250-428-9745 250-428-2300 250-428-4174 250-428-5214 250-428-5975 250-428-5645

5113 Wynndel Rd

Sunday Worship 9:30 am 422 7th Ave. North 250-428-4248

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The opera Khaos (left), which was written in Nelson and toured the Kootenays, including Creston, last year, has been nominated for artist of the year in the 2013 Kootenay Music Awards, along with Cranbook’s Good Ol’ Goats (below), Shred Kelly, Yan Zombie and Rhoneil. Submitted

Events for Creston Valley, BC Art Show - Chamber of Commerce Open during office hours

Sunday April 21 • Opening Event • Wine and Cheese 7 to 9 pm, Chamber of Commerce • Art on display Music Rick Potyok - Julie Mathews - Velle Huscroft

Kootenay Music Awards nominees announced BY SAM VAN SCHIE Nelson Star

Tuesday, April 23 • Zentangles

1 to 3 pm adults/4:30 to 6:30 pm youth, Chamber of Commerce - Jen Hart • Snacks available

Wednesday, April 24 • Writing Practice and Poetry • Creston Zendo 7 to 9 pm, 824 Regina Street - Kuya Minogue Participants should bring a notebook and two fast pens

Thursday, April 25 • Contemporary Dance

10:30 am to 12:30 pm • Participants should contact instructor Simon Lazarchuk 250.428.8853

Friday, April 26 • Crawford Bay/Riondel Artisans Studios open

11 am, Carpooling meet at Chamber of Commerce • Demonstrations throughout the day

Travel Posters at the Night Gallery

7:30 pm, Prince Charles Theatre - Alison Masters • Admission by donation or food bank item

Saturday, April 27 • Taste of Creston

Noon ‘til 6 pm, Chamber of Commerce • Contact tasteofcreston@gmail.com

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Owls of BC with JOHN NEVILLE www.nevillerecording.com

Saturday May 11, 2013 2-4pm Creston & District Community Complex (Creston Room) John Neville of Saltspring Island, has combined his love of birds with a love of recording.

Spiritbar in Nelson on May 10. The 2013 nominees are: Best producer: Yan Zombie , Vs. (produced by Evade Beatz), Philth Kids, Ryan Wells, Science of Defiance. Best DJ: Cass Rhapsody, Breakfluid, WakCutt, Sweet Pickle, Rafferty Funksmith. Best new artist: Shyness of Strangers (“Hot Bodies”), Moontricks (“Swamp Bubbles”), Immune 2 Cobras (“Momma Drank”), Dylan McPherson (“The Rope”), Kindred Heart (“We Daughters”). Best live act: Khaos, Tofu Stravinsky, Shred Kelly, Clinton Swanson and friends, Savage Blade. Best roots and blues: Broken Down Suitcase (“The Liar”), Brian Rosen (“Wild Rivers”), LINT (“Elevator Chase”), The Good Ol’ Goats (“Not The Same”), Hoodlums (“Moving out of Cell Range Baby?”). Best country folk: James

Lamb (“River in Bed”), Shred Kelly (“New Black”), Motes & Oats (“Saskatchewan”), Rhoniel (“Make Believe”), Laela Heidt (“Love Blind”). Best rock punk metal: Thus Far (“Burning to the Ground”), Savage Blade (“Wasteland”), Immune 2 Cobras (“Momma Drank”), Chinese 4 Travelers (“The Haunting”), Willhorse (“Easy Girl”). Song of the year: James Lamb (“River in Bend”), The Good Ol’ Goats (“Kiss a Cactus”), Shred Kelly (“The Bear”), Rhoneil (“Make Believe”), Khaos (“Black Water”). Album of the year: Tofu Stravinsky (BTTRMLK), Broken Down Suitcase (Broken Down Suitcase), Brian Rosen (Choose Your Choice), Rhoneil (Make Believe), James Lamb (Imagineering). Artist of the year: Khaos, Shred Kelly, Yan Zombie, The Good Ol’ Goats, Rhoneil.

He has produced fourteen sound guides to bird identification, and has supplied bird sounds for parks programs, tv and movies. He regularly presents at Bird Festivals and has published several articles in Canadian scientific journals. John records in the wild with sensitivity and hopes his life’s work will heighten awareness of birds and their habitat.

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Voting is now open for the second annual Kootenay Music Awards. Five music industry judges sifted through hundreds of nominated songs to come up with this year’s shortlist. Now it’s up to the public to choose the winners. KMA president Chad Hansen was thrilled to see the musical diversity in the artist of the year category. “We’ve got an opera, two big folk-stomp bands, an electronic producer and a singer-songwriter going head-to-head,” he said. “It just goes to show the range of talent we have in the region. Whatever type of music you like, you can find somebody here doing it really well.” Shortlisted artists come from all corners of the Kootenays. The Good Ol’ Goats from Cranbrook show up in the best roots and blues and artist of the year categories, Golden’s WakCutt is on the list for best DJ and the Slocan Valley’s Immune 2 Cobras is hoping for best new artist and best punk/rock/metal. There’s a huge representation from Nelson artists. Khaos, the opera written by Don Macdonald, is nominated in three categories. Tofu Stravinsky and James Lamb are both up for album of the year and Selkirk music student Dylan McPherson is going for best new artist. To listen to tracks from all the contenders and place a vote, go to kootenaymusicawards.com and click “Nominate” on the page banner, then “Vote now.” There’s a play button under each artist’s picture that allows visitors to listen to their music. When you’ve picked your favourite, register for an account and start voting. The voting period closes on April 30 and the winners will be announced at an award show at

Monday, April 22 • Valley Mudders Studio

10 am to 4 pm • Hanging tile/medallion - Andrea Revoy

To register for this or any of the festival events: on-line www.crestonvalleybirds.ca/registrations or at the college of the rockies, or at the art for Birds Benefit May 10. Register early as some events are limited All surplus money from 2013 Bird Fest is to go toward the 2014 Bird Fest.

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Plant a self-sustaining garden

Gardening is a rewarding hobby with thousands of devotees. Backyard gardens provide beauty and aesthetic appeal to a landscape, and they can be a source of homegrown food and a natural habitat for outdoor wildlife. A self-sustaining garden can be an efficient addition to any home, but gardens require upkeep and a certain measure of dedication. A self-sufficient garden is a garden that sustains itself through proper planning and execution. Such gardens can almost take care of themselves so long as the soil is healthy soil, the seeds are reused and organic material is produced.

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Self-sustaining gardens also represent a lifestyle where individuals are responsible for producing their own foods -- thus sustaining themselves without the need to shop for produce elsewhere. When planting your own self-sustaining garden, consider the following tips. • Start with soil. Healthy soil is essential to a thriving garden. The soil must have the right pH, correct texture and composition, and be full of nutrients. Very often the native soil in yards is not adequate to keep a garden thriving. In such instances, the soil needs to be improved. Adding compost -- which can be produced in the yard as well -- to the soil will enrich the soil with nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium. * Maintain proper soil consistency. Soil that is the right consistency, meaning the optimum balance of sand, clay and actual soil, is another necessity for a self-sustaining garden. The ideal ratio should be 40 percent sand, 40 percent silt and 20 percent clay. Having the right balance of soil can secure root formation and promote proper drainage.

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• Test the pH. Certain plants need a specific pH in order to grow. A neutral pH range is typically ideal for growing vegetables. A pH tester can be purchased from a gardening center. Amend the soil accordingly to get the soil back to its correct level. • Know the growing season. Vegetables should be planted during the season in which they will thrive. Peas, beets and cabbage, for example, are cold-temperature vegetables, while cucumbers, squash and melons thrive in warm climates. Plant accordingly so that the vegetables will have the best chances for success. • Purchase quality seeds. Use fresh seeds, particularly ones that have been harvested from your own garden the year before, to have the best chances for germination. Or buy seeds from a reputable source, like a garden center or an online retailer who specializes in vegetable seeds. • Start seedlings indoors. You may want to work with seedlings indoors so that you can monitor growth and care for them more easily. Then transplant the seedlings outside when they are stable enough for the elements. TF135172

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see the rotary flyer for details and some of the items up for auction. More items will be added to the internet auction as the week progresses. access our auction site at www.CrestonRotaryAuction.com. create a login, and review the items available.

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(NC) – Times have changed when it comes to the selection and purchase of hardwood floors. With today’s ease of communication on-line, many flooring and design companies provide the consumer with a Virtual Designer concept to view assorted design elements of flooring. Here are a few tips to consider when navigating the site: 1. Select solid or engineered flooring.

Solid flooring must be nailed or stapled into an existing wood subfloor and is only recommended on or above the grade level (soil line) around your home. Engineered flooring’s construction allows it to be installed over virtually any type of subfloor whether above, on, or below the grade level. 2. Choose your preferred species and grade. Examine the natural colour, grain patterns, grades, relative hardness and visual characteristics of each species to find what appeals to you. If you have an active high traffic household or a large pet, harder species are recommended as they will show less dents and traffic patterns. 3. Choose your board width. The latest trend is the use of wider boards made popular in nostalgic decors. 4. Choose your colour. Today the number one consideration for consumers is selecting the right colour for their flooring to match their decors. Often “popular” standard stain colours traditionally offered by manufacturers aren’t exactly what discerning consumers are looking for and they spend the next days and weeks search-

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manufacturers for that particular elusive stain colour that will harmonize perfectly with their decors. 5. Choose your gloss level The final choice is the degree of light you wish your floor to reflect. A semi-gloss finish reflects approximately 50 per cent of the light shone upon, while a simulated-oil look reflects approximately eight per cent and a satingloss finish reflects at a 30 per cent rate. www.newscanada.com

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Vancouver Island singer returning to Snoring Sasquatch SUBMITTED

From the tradition of the masters — Robert Johnston and Howlin’ Wolfe, to the James Gang, the Rolling Stones and southern rock — Jonathon Sweet has melded his own unique style and flavour to this art form called the blues. He will play on April 20 when he returns to the Snoring Sasquatch. Sweet, a Vancouver Island musician, has basically been on the road, in one form or the other, for 40 years. He has warmed up audiences for the likes of Valdy on a couple of occasions, as well as played with him at the Salt Spring Island Fall Fair. Born in Ontario, he has virtually been from the East Coast to as far as you can get on the West Coast without Submitted drowning — and add to Jonathon Sweet will play at the Snoring Sasquatch that time spent in on April 20. England and Ireland. “It’s about the emotion of the folk and originals. “If I get a tear or good laugh song that draws me and that is what I hope comes across when I from one of the songs, I will have play it,” said Sweet, who will also had a great night,” he said. Doors to the April 20 concert play at an upcoming Wynndel Coffee House, and at Bob’s Bar in open at 6 p.m.; the show starts at 7. Tickets are $12 in advance at Riondel on April 27. The audience will hear a mixture Kingfisher Used Books and Black of jazz and blues, southern rock, Bear Books, and $15 at the door.

Blossom Valley Singers concert welcomes spring BLOSSOM VALLEY SINGERS Buds will be “busting out all over” when the Blossom Valley Singers opens another season at its later-than-usual spring concert and tea. This year’s theme, Celebrate the Seasons, features a stunning choral song cycle written by the American composer, Andy Beck. The beauty of nature is portrayed in colourful tone pictures with vivid poetry, hauntingly beautiful melodies and sublime harmonic textures set alongside a well-crafted piano and keyboard accompaniment. This year’s concert will also celebrate the seasons of life with wellknown selections like Try to Remember, Seasons Change and for the young at heart, Slow Dancing in the Snow, a song about the season of youth where “a girl and a guy, the stars in the sky, the moon up above” think they’re in love. A playful, jazzy Spring Fever will recall

the yearly winter blues and the yearning for balmy weather, and a breathtaking arrangement of the familiar tune Home on the Range will bring us back to the bygone years of the western frontier. Blossom Valley Singers, a mixed choir under the direction of Anita Stushnoff, has entertained audiences in the valley for 26 years. Its mandate is to provide a high quality of musical entertainment to patrons in the area. The choir also provides scholarships for local youth who wish to develop their musical abilities through music schools or summer music camps. Seasons change, and so do venues. This year’s spring concert and tea will be held in the Catholic Church Hall at 2:30 p.m. April 20 and 21. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for ages under 14, available at Black Bear Books; tickets at the door are $14 for adults and $10 for under 14.


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… Parents, students and staff of Erickson Elementary for your terrific support! … Donna for the beautiful birthday quilt! I love it! … Dr. Mackay for your kind, caring support during a difficult time.You are the best! … Don & Judi K. for being the best parents ever! Love you! … Della W. for picking up the tab for a couple of old fogies at a 5th wedding anniversary at Renee’s. … The pharmacists at Extra Foods for service above and beyond the call of duty. … Judy F. for helping so many people with their tax returns. … Kelli Schultz for the personalized engraved froggie! It is one of the MOST thoughtful gifts I have ever received! … Jacky for your hard work digging up the irises for us to share!

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Angels’ Share a comedy of planned whisky heist

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A Scottish comedy-drama is next up on the Friends of the Cinema list of movie presentations at Prince Charles Theatre. The Angels’ Share, directed by Ken Loach, is a quirky tale of a small-time criminal who seeks redemption through one more crime. Robbie stumbles into the world of scotch whisky (angels’ share is the term

used to describe the loss of whisky in a barrel by evaporation) by accident, and is soon scheming with his community service pals to steal a rare and valuable barrel of whisky. Will the likable Robbie succeed with his plan? Will it lead to a new start and brighter future? Released last summer, The Angels’ Share has brought in almost $7 million at the box office as audiences have

Walter Leslie Preedy October 30, 1929 ~ March 26, 2013

On March 26, 2013 in Creston Valley Hospital at 8:30 pm after a period of failing health, Walter Leslie Preedy of Creston passed away. Les Preedy, was born on October 30, 1929 in New Liskeard, Ontario. When Les, whose nickname was “Chubb” in Ontario, was 16 he left home and headed west where he found work as a farm labourer. He went back east a little over a year later eventually ending up in Toronto working in a nut and bolt factory, a job that he found to be tedious, and boring. He then headed back to Calgary with an eye of finding work in the exploding oil patch. Times were tough the first year although he had the will to work, he lacked the experience. He was small for his age and the oil companies tended to write him off. He survived a cold Calgary winter between working on farm jobs, accepting odd jobs and to conserve what little extra money he had, spending many an evening camped under one of Calgary’s bridges. He headed up to the Leduc oil fields and landed a job with a pipeline operator who desperately needed welders. Les lived in a camp near the town of Calmar where he worked every day increasing his welding experience working on the pipeline. On a blind date he met a young New Brunswick girl by the name of Irene, who was the private secretary to the general manager of the Alberta Dairy Pool. This was the fall of 1950 and Les and Irene were engaged at Christmas and were married in Edmonton in the spring of 1951. They were married for 58 years. His next move was to Redwater, Alberta where they lived in a skid shack next to an oil well. Les kept busy welding. During 1952 work started slowing down for welders so Les and Irene moved to Calgary where he got a job as a surveyor, which meant that he spent a lot of time away from home. In 1962 they sold their Calgary home and moved to British Columbia where the Preedys bought a large cabin cruiser to haul tourists around Shuswap Lake. This proved to be a challenge so the next year they opened up a trampoline centre at Sandy Point. Their next move was in the fall of 1963 where Les became the plant manager of a manufacturing plant in Weyburn, Sask. However the company hit tough times and went bankrupt in 1965. He moved down the road to Estevan working as a welder. In 1966 Les took his mechanical and welding skills up north to The Pas, Manitoba where he became the welding instructor at the brand new Northern Manitoba Vocational Centre, which eventually became the Keewatin Community College. By this

taken to this story of ordinary people who are one mistake away from fortune or failure. The Angel’s Share will be screened at 7:30 p.m. April 15. Tickets are available at the door. Net proceeds from Friends of the Cinema presentations go to community non-profits such as Friends of the Library and the Creston Community Auditorium Society.

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(From left) Jasmin Riggins, Gary Maitland, Paul Brannigan and William Ruane star in The Angels’ Share, which runs Monday at the Prince Charles Theatre.

time, Les had become an excellent welder. Les was somewhat of an independent thinker, one who wasn’t afraid to try new methods and ideas to accomplish his daily tasks. His colleagues and superiors quickly picked up on the value that this man brought to the table. There was a housing shortage at the time in The Pas. The new college and the soon-to-open pulp and paper mill made it difficult to find a home. A developer was planning a downtown shopping mall with two department stores and a major hardware store as anchors. They purchased a block of property but there were still homes on it. Les approached the developers about the empty houses. He then would submit a bid of $1,500 for a large two-story home that once belonged to a prominent merchant. His friends laughed at the low bid, but he felt that getting the houses moved was a bigger priority than haggling over real estate prices. The developer accepted the offer but Les would have to incur costs of making the move. He could also live in the house until his lot and basement were ready. He also put a bid on to demolish another house on the site and haul away the materials. His price was around $1200. The lumber on the old house was shiplap and he hired his two oldest children to remove the nails out of all the boards. The lumber became his main source for building his summer cabin. Meanwhile he had purchased a lot and found out that he would have to build a basement. He used wood; something he had read about and this became his prototype. Wood would keep the basement cool in summer and warm in winter. In his first year, he decided to build a snowmobile. He made the toboggan in the sheet metal shop and found an old engine that with some tinkering he could rebuild. He needed a certain type of screw or bolt but couldn’t find one. “No problem, I will just make one,’’ he said as he turned on his bench grinder. This quick ability to make his own bolts proved that his stint in that Toronto nut and bolt factory wasn’t such a waste of time after all. The snowmobile was finished for Christmas and while it certainly didn’t set any speed records it proved what you could do with a little ingenuity. The engine was placed in the middle of the toboggan, apparently to balance the weight of the machine, but this limited the passenger load. He was promoted from his welding instructors job to that of Chairman of Trades in 1977. Not used to wearing a suit to work, he found out that being the boss wasn’t what he had hoped it would be. Many of the people reporting to him had been friends, and some resented his success. Les wasn’t happy and he aged over a two year run when he suddenly resigned in 1979. “I had to get out of there; it was getting to me,” he told friends. Following his early retirement he continued to build houses. His most unique one was an environmentally sound one. Instead of concrete he went for a wooden basement which held the heat in. He installed a series of wood stoves to heat the home, and even ran a pipe from the hot water heater to the wood stove to give him hot water. His summers were spent gathering and cutting wood, but he had cut his power bill in half. He was ahead of his time as this was the seventies, not the 21st century. Other accomplishments included the odor-free outdoor toilet that he built for his cabin at the lake. He made a sheet metal toilet that fit in the “hole” and then he put a sink in the wall. Next came an outdoors water tank that was attached to the outside of the outhouse. Then he installed eaves that emptied the rainwater into a pipe that flowed directly into the water tank. You would go to the bathroom, turn on the water to wash your hands, and then pull a cord to flush the toilet with the rainwater. Thus you had an odor-free toilet. He was asked to patent his idea but never got around to it. He also built and designed canoes, boats, and a fiberglass camper cab for his truck that were functional and efficient. The key technical workers at the new pulp mill in The Pas came from Finland. The one thing that they missed from home was the saunas. Suddenly a sauna boom was on. Les got into the sauna frenzy but he needed something to provide power to the rocks. He went on a scavenger mission to the local dump where he found two laundry dryers. He hauled them back to his shop, removed

the motors, rewired them and there was his sauna power source. Les was a keen sportsman. He loved a good game of golf and for several years was a member of The Pas Golf Club. He was always an avid curler both in the men’s club and in the mixed with Irene. He also served on the club executive for a while. Les also belonged to The Pas Toastmasters club for a year or two, and was a member of the Elk’s club. Les also had a love for music. From writing folk songs, to playing his guitar, banjo and fiddle it was all a challenge. He built his version of a steel guitar, which he called a “Wood Duck” which sat in his living room, and many a visiting musician sat down to play it. He also fell in love with the mandolin and spent one winter building and testing one. It was a qualified success. In The Pas the annual Trappers Festival had a strong music side to it. He became the stage manager of the Stage Show that brought to town name entertainers like Catherine McKinnon, Ryan’s Fancy, Tommy Makem, Valdy, the late Stan Rogers and his brother Garnet and the late Blake Emmons. The Preedy house became a drop-in center during the festival for visiting musicians who along with local musicians would hold a post show jam that went until the wee small hours. Since moving to Creston in 2005 Les was a regular visitor to the Wynndel Coffee House. He idolized the guitar and singing of Bryan Ferguson, and other favourites like Peanut Butter and Jam. Both Les and Irene never missed the opening shows of the Blossom Festival. Before his health suffered he was a regular visitor to the Creston Public Library, always taking home an armful of books both fiction and non-fiction, especially science fiction. Probably the most dangerous and most unusual thing Les attempted was to show up in Alberta at an old friend's place in St. Albert one winter day with a simple request. Take me to Wizard Lake. They were flying ultra light aircraft and he was convinced that he could be up and flying that same day. His good friend shook his head and wasn’t surprised when he was told that he would need several hours of instruction first. Knowing full well about the tenacity of Les, within two hours Les was up and flying. He bought the plane and arranged to have it hauled north to The Pas. He could be seen at different times flying around The Pas, and yes, some of his critics thought him to be a crackpot or was that genius? Les was always leery of politicians but one day he decided to pen a letter to the Premier of Manitoba via the editorial page of the Winnipeg Tribune. He told the premier that the province’s greatest asset was its huge power resource. More water was pouring over the dams each day than we would ever need. Power was a renewable resource, Les explained, and the untapped market was the use of electric heat. It was environmentally friendly but its downside was cost. The only hydro company in Manitoba was owned by the government, so all they had to do was lower the rates of electric heat. More people would turn to the cleaner electric heat and the province could sustain itself forever. You can become a hero Les urged. Since then Manitoba has added many dams to its northern rivers but they don’t need coal or diesel to keep operating. They can draw from their own natural power source. Les waited and waited, but Conservative Premier Sterling Lyon never answered the letter from Les. Sterling went on to lose the next election, making him a oneterm premier. Meanwhile, the forward thinking Les who wrote his letter of 1978, never wrote a politician again. Les was predeceased by his parents, Walter William Preedy and Barbara Lillian MacLachlan from Glengarry County; and his wife Irene on July 23, 2009. He is survived by son Shane (Deb de Tremaudan); grandsons Rory, Erik, and Ryan of Rossland, BC; daughters Nadeen (Jeff Person) of Grindrod, BC, and Janis (Gordon Kelly); and granddaughter Ann, The Pas, Manitoba. We lost a remarkable Canadian on March 26. He will be missed. There is no funeral at Les’ request.


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2NDHAND HEAVEN 910 Pine St. 250-428-2375 Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm Sat noon - 4:30 pm Couch, double bed, Furniture, Books, Toys, Tools, Pictures, Bedding, Dishes & MORE!

Pet Services LIL’ MUTT PET RESORT

• Boarding dogs & cats • Grooming • Pet Foods & Supplies 1304 NW Blvd and 3323 Phillips Road Creston, BC

250-428-5837

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500 TREATED 9� top cedar fence posts $8/pce Call 250357-9660 evenings FOR SALE: Used 8ft deluxe model hot tub w/2 jet pumps & UV light 250-223-8375 HOME PHONE Reconnect Toll Free 1-866-287-1348. Cell phone accessories. Catalogue. Everyone welcome to shop online at: www.homephonereconnect.ca HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? NEW LIFE FURNITURE & RECYCLING 114 NW Blvd. 250-402-0098

DONATION PICK UPS Call to arrange a pick up

2- NH1036 bale wagons. JD 100 big square baler. JD 6x4 Gator 86 Freightliner COE 400 Cummins 250-428-3374 email rixnbee@telus.net

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Firearms WANTED: RIFLES, shotguns, restricted weapons, reloading equipment, decoys or any other shooting related items. Fully licensed. Glen 250-428-6750

For appointment

250- 402-2044

Quality second-hand Furnishings, Appliances, Electronics & More! RECYCLING DEPOT for: -small appliances -electronics -batteries -toys

Garage Door Services

Julie Malowany

Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate

Misc. for Sale

For Sale By Owner

SAWMILLS FROM only $3997. Make money and save money with your own bandmill. Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info DVD: 1-800-566-6899 Ext 400OT www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT SIT TO STAND medical lift chair 250-428-4051 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

Misc. Wanted WANTED: gas powered post pounder & wiener pigs 250428-1365 WANTED: Industrial Sewing Machine for sewing 1/2 inch or thicker leather (prefer older Landis harness stitcher) also want harness leather & thread Glen (250) 489-0173

Real Estate For Sale By Owner ESTATE - HOUSE, Wynndel Flats on 6.3/acres. Approx 1200sq.ft. main floor, 4/bdrms. 2 1/2/baths, 1 1/2 story + full bmnt. Exc. soil for gardening crops, grew strawberries for 40/yrs, asparagus for 10/yrs, now in hay. 1/acre fenced for pets + fenced front yard. Recent improvements- new asphalt shingles on garage, new deck, siding, painting and repairs. $249,000obo. 250-8665274

Mortgages

Creston 2310 COOK STREET 1880 sq ft. 3/Bdrm 2-4pc bath, 6 appliances, full basement, large rec room, extra room for shop or bedroom. Fenced back yard, storage shed, extra large carport w/storage. Built 1979 By Appointment Only

$196,500

250-428-2645

Wynndel- 1/BDRM 1/BATH house on 10 acres. Great view property on Elsie Holmes Rd. Older but well-maintained, approx. 1000sq. ft. Lg l/rm, kitchen/dining area, closed in porch & walk-in bsmt. Front balcony w/beautiful view of Creston Flats. Lg detached garage/workshop. Asking $250,000 obo 250-866-5274

Mobile Homes & Parks

14X70 1995 Mobile home for sale on 2.07 acres. 4739 Lower Wynndel Rd. 250-866-5561

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent

2/BDRM APT N/P N/S $650/mo Avail. Apr 15 Adult building 250-428-2825

NEW HOURS Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm

Farm Equipment

Registered Massage Therapist

Janis Caldwell-Sawley

Mortgage Specialist Cell: 250-417-1336 janis.sawley@rbc.com

Flexible Appointments

Serving the Creston Valley Subject to standard lending criteria of Royal Bank of Canada.

Garage Sales

Garage Sales

Garden & Lawn Registered Massage Therapist

Creston, BC

250-428-3445

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Feed & Hay FIRST CUT hay 65lb horse bales $2.50/ea. Hay equip. also for sale 250-428-0832

Merchandise for Sale

Norm Eisler

JOURNEYMAN Electrician wanted . Call Graham @ 250428-1416 resumes to; jane@graysorchard.com

Services

Merchandise for Sale

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Pets & Livestock

GARDEN AND landscaping consulting in Creston. Ref. available upon request. Call Rose 250-428-0133

OVERHEAD DOOR

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Pets & Livestock

Feed & Hay

LaDonna Smith R.M.T. Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat

Creston 250-254-4747

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ESTATE YARD sale: 1903 Dogwood St. Sat Apr.13 & Sun Apr.14 9am-2pm Misc; yard; household & tools. No early birds!

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Rentals

Apt/Condo for Rent

Homes for Rent

Cars - Domestic

APARTMENTS for rent: Call Michele or Paulette 250-4282562 or 250-428-3096 Creston- 1 & 2/BDRM APTS $535/$625 + elec. N/S N/P call 250-254-0840 or 250-8665789 Creston: 1/BDRM APT $575/mo + elec. N/S; N/P; DD & ref req. 250-428-2202 Creston - 2/BDRM CONDO style apartment. F/S incl., N/P. N/S. Located downtown Creston 250-428-5240. Refs req. Creston - 2/BDRM SUITE, $600/mo incl. heat and lights D/D req. 250-428-4918 CRESTON ATTENTION SENIORS Nikkyl Place Seniors APARTMENTS includes 2 meals a day house keeping,laundry & reg bus service. Wheelchair access main floor 1/bdrm units $1150/mo 2/bdrm $1250/mo. 250-402-9351

Creston: SPACIOUS 3/BDRM home w/lg yard $800/mo + util. 250-402-9820 250-428-3993

1996 FORD Contour - low km, good condition $1,299obo 250-866-5265

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Cars - Sports & Imports

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

1986 RED Firebird V6 Auto. Runs & looks good. $1500 250-428-5740

CRESTON MANOR 406 - 16th. Ave. N 1 & 2/Bdrm Apts. Available Phone Randal 250-428-3503 PARKVIEW MANOR 1 & 2/Bdrm Apartments $550 & up. Secure Building Available now! Rent Incentive N/S N/P Children OK Phone Ingrid 250-428-2234

Commercial/ Industrial

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Vehicle Wanted

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2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab 4X4 Black Clear Title 42,420 KM $16,700 milcorinne69@gmail.com (905) 664-2300

250-428-2234,1-877-428-2234

Creston: 1/BDRM SUITE brand new, in town, w/private back yard, storage, W/D. $575/mo. Call 250-402-9536 Creston: 1/BDRM SUITE w/loft, in town, large bathroom, W/D. $550/mo. 250-402-9536

Suites, Upper Canyon- 2/BDRM upstairs apt util. incl. N/S, laundry facilities on site. $750/mo, DD, ref. req. small pet may be considered. For more info or to view please call 250-428-1998.

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Auto Accessories/Parts WANTED: 4 - R15 rims for 2007 Caravan 250-428-7074

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Halls/Auditoriums

V-Star Classic 15,500 kms. $7,250

250-428-7584

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Recreational/Sale 2008 AEROLITE 26’ Travel Trailer. True ultralite - 4274lbs. 1/2ton towable, quality built w/aluminum framed laminated foam & fiberglass construction. Torsion axle susp, slideout, sleeps 5, ex.cond. $16,900. 250-428-5884 (Creston)

Boats World’s Finest FISHING BOATS

Weldcraft, Hewescraft, Lund, Godfrey Pontoons Mark’s Marine, Hayden, ID 1-888-821-2200 www.marksmarineinc.com

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Canyon Hall

Newly Renovated & Ready for your Events! Ask about the Small Hall Henri 250-428-8852 Canyon Park Reservations Shelly 250-428-3356

Legal Notices NOTICE TO CREDITORS

ROTACREST HALL RENTAL Special Occasions/Events Call 250-428-7127 For Information and Booking WEST CRESTON HALL and/or grounds available. Full kitchen facilities. Leona 250-402-6643 Visit www.westcreston.info

Homes for Rent

2/BDRM 1/BATH F/S W/D prefer single or couple, $800+util. & DD, N/S Cat ok. 250-428-4984 2/BDRM + DEN rural home N/S, pets OK, 5/appl. $700/mo + util. 250-428-1653. Details: visit: www.crestonrental.com 2/BDRM HOUSE N/S N/P $650/mo +Util +DD. Refs req. Fenced yard, big garden area, close to Centennial Park, Creston 250-428-0333 2/BDRM MAIN floor, newly reno’d $800/mo+util. Avail. Apr 15th 250-254-0197 CLEAN, SPACIOUS 3/bdrm 2 full bath W/D F/S DW Outside storage, shed for RV, enclosed garage w/auto opener. Country living - 3 min. to town $1200/mo+util. No Pets. 250428-5972 Creston- LG RENO’D 2/bdrm duplex den, family room, ft/room kitchen, bath+1/2, carport N/S N/P $700/mo 250428-5997 RENTALS AVAILABLE Canyon : 3/bdrm, 2 bath house on acreage, appliances Avail. immed. Fixed term tenancy. Crestview Estates: 2/bdrm condo w/garage, appliances, rec. room. Avail. immed. Wynndel: 1/bdrm house on acreage. All appl. Avail. immed. Damage deposit, no smoking, pets with restrictions, references required for all properties. Ask for a “Tenancy Request Form” available from the Century 21 front desk or call Ken at 250-428-6168

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Re: The estate of MARY ROSE KOSTYNIUK, also known as MARY R. KOSTYNIUK, also known as MARY KOSTYNIUK, also known as M.R. KOSTYNIUK, deceased, formerly of 2322 Ash St., Creston, BC. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Mary Rose Kostyniuk, also known as Mary R. Kostyniuk, also known as Mary Kostyniuk, also known as M.R. Kostyniuk are hereEy notiÀed under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the executor, James Lamb, c/o Dan Miller Law Corporation, P.O. Box 1090, 1067 Simmons Road, Creston BC, V0B 1G0 on or before May 06, 2013, after which date the executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the executor then has notice.

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Car security systems Car remote starters Cash registers Cassette players Cassette tapes CDs CD players Cell phones Clocks w/AM FM radios Clothes shavers Closed circuit monitors Coffee grinders Coffee pots Computer circuit boards Computer cords Computer Ethernet switches Computer hard drives Computer keyboards Computer mice Computer monitors Computer modems Computer networking products Computer power supplies Crock pots Computer printers Computer speakers Computer towers Computer zip drives Cooking thermometers Cotton candy makers

Countertop ovens Data storage equipment Deep fryers Digital photo frames Digital photo key chains Discmans Disposable cameras DJ equipment Docking stations Doppler (ultrasound) Drink mixers Drums(electronic) DVDs Dust busters Electronic books Electronic dictionaries Electronic translators Equalizers Fans Fax machines Fondue pots Food bag openers Food bag sealers Food choppers Food dehydrators Food processors Food slicers Food steamers Foot baths Frying pans (electric) Garment shavers

Garment steamers Glove dryers GPS systems Graphic tablets Grills (electric) Guitars Hair clippers Hair curling irons Hair dryers Hair shavers Hair straighteners Hair trimmers HDMI switches Headphones Hearing aids Heaters (portable) Home theatre systems Hot plates Hot water warmers Humidifiers Ice crushers Ice cream makers Ice cream whippers Ink cartridges Intercoms iPods iPod docking stations Irons (electric) Juice extractors Juice presses Karaoke machines

Kettles Keyboard (electronic, music) Laptops Laptop docking stations Magnetic stripe readers Massagers Meat grinders Medical equipment w/ power or batteries (no exposure to bodily fluids) Microphones Microscopes Microwaves MIDI controllers Mini hotdog rollers Mixers (band & countertop) Mug warmers Music instruments... ...(w/power) Netbooks Notebooks Overhead projectors Panini presses Pasta makers PDAs Percolators Percussion instruments Personal FM transmitters Phones Photocopiers Pipe organs

Popcorn machines Portable stereos POS receipt printers POS terminals Portable stoves Power tools Printers (all) Projectors PVR expanders Radar detectors Receivers Record players Rice cookers Routers Satellite receivers Satellite dishes (small) Satellite radio receivers Speakers Sandwich makers Servers Sewing machines Slow cookers Smoothie makers Soap dispensers... (automatic) Stand mixers Steam cleaners Steam mops Stereo components Stethoscopes... (electronic)

Synthesizers Tablet computers Telephones Televisions Thermometers Timers Toasters Toaster ovens Toner cartridges Tuners (electronic) Toothbrushes (electric) Turntables Typewriters Universal remotes Vaccums Vanity mirrors (lighted only) VHS tapes Video cameras Video conferencing systems Video game controllers Video game systems Video projectors Video game cords Waffle irons Walkie talkies Walkmans Wall clocks Wine bottle openers Woks (electric) Yogurt makers ...and so MUCH MORE!!

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2ND ANNUAL! IT’S TIME TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS! Award Categories Artist of the Year Song of the Year Album of the Year Best Rock/Metal/Punk Best Roots & Blues

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EXCAVATION ROAD BUILDING LAND & SITE DEVELOPMENT LOGGING DUMP TRUCK EXCAVATOR

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Arlen Johnson, Proprietor 4015 Hwy 3, Erickson BC

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CONTRACTORS • RENOVATIONS • HOME AND YARD SERVICES What Services do you have to OFFER?

KOOTENAY

Smart Service. Great Products.

Chimney Sweeping

Fireplace & Woodstove Servicing Visual Inspections & Installations WETT Certified Technicians

Tip Top Chimney Service 250-919-3643

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Sweeping the Kootenays Clean!

HOUSE CALLS CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING

R.C.W. Woodcraft Cabinets

Auto Interiors Fabric Protection Area Rugs Flood & Fire Restoration Licensed Painter Terry Dugdale Creston, BC

250-428-0806 “We Move the Furniture” FREE ESTIMATES

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Chimney Sweep

250-428-5215 (days) 250-428-4765 (eves.) 1033-25 Ave S. Creston

• Mechanical & Chemical Deglazing of Creosote • Avian & Nest Removals • Custom Masonry Heaters • Professionally Insured • Licensed & W.E.T.T Certified

Call T.W.S. 250-866-5246 Jonathan Bartsch Technician

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Spring/Fall Clean-up Inside or Outside Heavy or Light Work SeniorDiscounts

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Tom Morris

Ph: 250-428-2071 Fax: 250-428-2036

LINE PAINTING

Ph: 250-428-3455 Fax: 250-428-7393

PARKING LOTS, CURBS ETC...

Bob & Howard Graham 1208 NW Blvd, Creston BC

JC’S

Arrow Mountain

620 Payne St. Creston, BC

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MINI SELF STORAGE STORAGE

250-428-9933 www.jcstorage.com

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Regional News

Thursday, April 11, 2013 Creston Valley Advance

Nelson citizens stand Water concerns early against Harper in rally in season for Montrose BY SHERI REGNIER Trail Times

BY KIRSTEN HILDEBRAND Nelson Star

A small but vocal group of about 25 people against Prime Minister Stephen Harper joined together in protest Saturday in Nelson. “A growing number of Canadian citizens feel that Harper and the Conservative party aren’t accurately representing Canada,” says Emily Zabel, co-founder of the Kootenay Direct Action Committee. “They’re acting undemocratically. People have had enough.” The group gathered outside City Hall and marched down Baker Street just before noon garnering honks from the occasional supporter driving by. April 6 was chosen as a national day of action against the Harper government with rallies planned for across the country. The movement started in the prime minister ’s home riding in Calgary. Zabel cites selling off of Canadian companies to foreign investors, “waging war” on environmental organizations and the Trans Pacific Partnership that will enhance the privacy protection of big drug companies among actions done without the consent of the majority of the Canadian people. “We have gathered today to support Canadians across the country in saying, ‘stop Harper,’” she says. The group wrapped up their rally

Kirsten Hildebrand

A group of about 25 rallied in Nelson on Saturday.

and march at Kootenay Co-op Radio where Garret D Hippy had appeared on air earlier in the day representing the coalition.

The Village of Montrose is down to one temporary water pump, so residents really need to be water- wise, said acting mayor Don Berriault at the April 2 Montrose village council meeting. His comment followed the first, second and third reading of bylaw 702, the 2013 water conservation and staging restrictions regulations bylaw.” Council carried a motion at the request of Kevin Chartres, chief administrative officer, to enable staff with the authority to enact various stages of water restrictions at their discretion. “We want to think proactively,” explained Coun. Cindy Cook. “If we are using a lot of water, restrictions may need to be enacted well before our next meeting, which is weeks away.” Chartres explained that the warm and dry weather last weekend, did result in an increase in water usage. “All it takes is a few nice days, with residents out washing cars and hosing driveways,” said Chartres. “The village is allowed to use seven million imperial gallons of water a month, and in one day alone, 113,000 gallons were used.” Chartres further explained that with both village pumps in Vancouver, and the water capacity of only one well; stage one restrictions will soon need to

be imposed. Even though Montrose is on yearround (conservative) water restrictions, a progression to Stage 1, will mean reduced underground sprinkling time from four hours to two hours per night; and lawn and garden sprinkling time from two hours twice a day, to one hour in the morning and one hour at night. “The thing is, there is no reason to water grass in April, so I think we could ban lawn watering entirely until May,” added Chartres. After the meeting, Coun. Don Berriault talked about the history of water restrictions in Montrose. He was on council in the late 1980’s when, former councillor Mario Mackeri began what was then called energy conservation and education. “Before that time, we allowed watering everyday,” he explained. “Basically it was a free-for-all, because water was considered a renewable resource. “However, sometimes the pump was running up to 18 hours a day, and the cost was very high.” He said that back then, the village was looking for ways to save costs, when, forward-thinking Mackeri came up with the initiative. “Back then, we didn’t call it ‘restrictions’ because that had a negative connotation. I am not sure it was appreciated any better, so now we call it what it is,” he laughed.


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Thursday, April 11, 2013 Creston Valley Advance

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