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School district passes budget


Temporary contract teachers and custodial positions hit with cuts BY SHERI REGNIER Times Staff

After months of heated debate, the annual budget bylaw for School District 20 (SD20) for the fiscal year 2013/14 was quietly passed Friday. The trustees met in quorum at the Trail Middle School in an open meeting and had one member of the public in attendance. “The budget bylaw was read for $41.8 million, with an operating budget of $35.6 compared to the $36.6 million we had last year,” explained Natalie Verigin, secretary treasurer. “Although the decisions made have been difficult, it is a relief it is over because now we can focus on implementation.” Darrel Ganzert, SD20 board chair, said that the impact to the workers of the district was less this year than in past budgets. “The biggest impact of course, was in the facility changes,” he said. “That was difficult to get through. “However, the impact to the workers is much less than it could have been.” The closure of MacLean Elementary to reconfigure Rossland Secondary School to K-9, cut $265,000 from the budget; and combining two Castlegar primary schools cut $38,400 this year, and another $35,000 in 2014. The money saved in these cuts is cumulative, said Verigin. “The bottom line is that we are going to get less money next year. We need those savings from the school closure because we are not going to be getting any influx of new dollars going forward.” Ganzert explained that once the facility changes were dealt with, the See CUSTODIAL, Page 3


This week, the Village of Warfield public works department continued to prepare the Warfield pool for a new cement-based liner. The project will cost the village a cool $50,000 and will be complete by the end of the month. On Thursday, Mike Barta removed the familiar blue tiles, a feature of the pool since 1967.


Water supply improvements almost complete BY SHERI REGNIER Times Staff

Soon to be on tap, a cleaner and more reliable source of drinking water for the residents of Montrose. “The Village of Montrose water supply improvements project is nearing completion,” said Kevin Chartres, chief administrative officer for the village. All four pumps, which include two new and two refurbished, were up and running last night (Monday), he said. “The project will be substantially complete when the chlorination goes on-line later this week.” However, the boil water advisory will not be lifted for another month.

“Even though the pumps are working and the chlorination begins this week, a series of tests have to be passed to lift the boil water advisory and that could be a month down the road.” KEVIN CHARTRES

“The chlorine has to run and samples have to be collected for a period of weeks,” explained Chartres. Once the samples are back, and determined to be clear, the results will then submitted to a drinking water official from the

Interior Health Authority (IHA). Chartres said that it is the responsibility of IHA to lift the advisory, but first, clean samples, collected over a period of time, have to be provided. “Even though the pumps are working and the chlorination begins this week, a series of tests have to be passed to lift the boil water advisory and that could be a month down the road.” Once the chlorination process begins, residents may notice a strong odour in the tap water. Chartres said it will take some time to obtain a consistent level of chlorine in the system, and levels could fluctuate from See INITIAL, Page 5

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Custodial cuts could take toll on schools

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From the left, Glen Byle, independent, Katrine Conroy, NDP, Joseph Hughes, independent, and Jim Postnikoff, BC Liberals, were at the Cominco Gym in Trail Monday night for the all-candidates forum.

Candidates face questions at Trail forum

By Times Staff The four candidates vying to represent the Kootenay West riding faced a wide array of questions during Monday’s all-candidates forum at the Cominco Gym in Trail. A crowd of about 60 people listened to the candidates, heard questions from a media panel then posed their own in an effort to determine who should get their support in the May 14 provincial election. While many of the questions were tailored for the provincial responses from the two main party candidates, the NDP and BC Liberals, on issues such as ferries and health care, the independents also offered their views from an entirely different perspective, when it came to genetically modified foods, education, the right to recall or the rights of municipalities. Incumbent MLA Katrine Conroy of the NDP continued her party’s mantra of change for the better while detailing the NDP’s spending commitments. BC Liberal candidate Jim Postnikoff reminded voters the power that comes with electing a representative that is part of the ruling government. He also repeated his party’s platform of building the economy to bring jobs to the province.


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The two independent candidates offered contrasting visions. Joseph Hughes provided a passionate pitch reminding voters, “what party politics has done for you.” His vision of an independent representative that stands for the voters and not a party resonated with many in the audience. Glen Byle, who was often short on his answers, presented his Technology Enabled true Democracy (TED), which gives voters a voice on every issue through websites. It allows each voter to determine what agenda he will present to the legislature. The open questions gave better insight into the candidates. Conroy’s experience was on display as she fielded all questions and provided in-depth knowledge of the workings of the government. Her role as the NDP critic for seniors affairs allowed her to answer questions on health care and senior care in the same breath. She advocated better funding for home support in an effort to keep seniors in their home. Postnikoff, who seemed more comfortable talking about the economy and jobs, often reading from the Liberals party platform and left questions on seniors with cryptic


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answers such as a new program was taking over the United Way to help deal with poverty and seniors without providing more details. One topic that hit close to home came from School District 20 trustee Darrell Ganzert who questioned the downloading of costs on school districts by the provincial government. Again the two main parties offered different takes. Postnikoff repeated the Liberals simple formula of economy plus jobs equals more funding. He said the Liberals have pitched a 10-year deal to the B.C. Teachers Federation in order to get spending under control. Conroy, on the other hand, said increasing staff levels is a priority to improving education for each student especially when it comes to teacher assistants and librarians. The affordable housing topic brought another unclear response from Postnikoff who alluded to a major overhaul on the horizon without any details. Conroy was more specific explaining the NDP has pledged 1,500 units of housing per year for four years. Hughes said each community has different problems and requires different solutions that need direct

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action from the riding’s representative. Byle once again said he would rely on his system to gauge what the voters want in the riding. It was only fitting one of the final questions of the night from the floor asked candidates where the money would come to fulfill all the promises. Byle offered a plan to tax according to services, while Hughes said the solutions from the Kootenay West riding must be developed in the region and not dependent on what is fed from Victoria. Conroy said the NDP’s platform of taxing will be aimed at corporations like banks, people making over $150,000 per year and heavy polluters. “We will not increase the deficit,” she said, adding the NDP is only promising what it can afford. Postnikoff read from the party platform and emphasized the party’s jobs plan leading to the goal of a debt-free B.C. The party is promising a freeze on taxes and carbon taxes, the potential windfall from the oil and gas industry for a Prosperity Fund and, of course, jobs. Another forum is on tap tonight in Rossland at the Miner’s Hall at 7 p.m.

FROM PAGE 1 budget became a fairly simple matter. “Partly because the superintendent and his team found some legitimate and creative ways to move the funding of support teachers from one area to another. “This really saved a lot of potential job losses.” Ganzert said that although counselling, administrative and teacher-librarian time will be reduced, the teachers with temporary contracts will be most affected. “A fairly large number of teachers are in temporary contracts, and those just simply won’t be renewed. “There will be temp jobs coming up in September, just not as many.” Further cuts, in particular custodial positions, are projected to take a toll on the appearance and upkeep of district schools. “I do have to say that CUPE has also suffered losses in this budget,” said Ganzert. “And to the board, these cuts are very distasteful and will certainly affect students.” Ganzert said that the board has very clearly heard the message from parents, that a school that is not as clean as it has been in the past, may have a psychological impact on both students and staff. “And a less clean building may make it seem that the institution is not as respected as it was before. “This is not something, as trustees, we want as our legacy.”

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am always happy to answer bridge questions either by email or in person. Email Query: He was perplexed by my suggested line of play for the column on April 24. I have included the hands again for your perusal. He thought I should win the opening lead with the ace of diamonds, cash two rounds of hearts, ruff a heart (making the last two good), draw trump ending in dummy and cash the remaining good hearts thus avoiding the trump over-ruff in clubs. As you may remember: My line of play was to ruff two clubs in dummy. This fails to do as well as ruffing the hearts good because of how the cards lie. I have constructed the hands not to match the best percentages, but to illustrate a point that even with an over-ruff, it is better in the long run to ruff two clubs instead of expecting an equal heart break. The opponents have more

clubs than hearts so it is more likely a heart will be ruffed not a club. Ruff in the ShortTrump Hand: The hands were designed on a lesson of ruffs in the short-trump hand. Ruffing with the king, ten or seven gains a trick (assuming there is no over-ruff) while ruffing with any of the spades in the longtrump hand (South) does not gain a trick unless there is a crossruff or a dummy reversal. Do not play results: The best way to play bridge is to play the cards choosing the high percentage plays. When one does this, one will go down occasionally, but will be successful in the long run. Here are some probabilities from Dorothy Hayden Truscott’s book, ‘Winning declarer play.’ (1969, p 178) Missing six cards, the suit will break three-three 36 per cent of the time. Missing seven cards, the suit will break five-two or worse 37% of the time.

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Advance voting starts today Early voting in Greater Trail at Waneta Plaza By Black Press Advance polls open today across B.C., and Elections BC is working on getting more people to vote early. In Greater Trail, the advance polling station will be open at the Waneta Plaza. The office, at 124 8100 Highway 3B. is located using an outside door between the two main entrances to the mall. Advance voting will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Today until Saturday. Elections BC surveyed voters after the 2009 election, which saw overall turnout fall to a record low 51 per cent of eligible voters. The most common reason given for not

Firefighters respond to car fire By Sheri Regnier Times Staff

Tuesday morning, what began as a test drive turned into a red hot affair. Just after 8:30 a.m., Trail regional fire rescue received an emergency call reporting a car fire. Three firefighters from Company 4 responded to the incident, and arrived on scene at Highway 3B and Redstone Drive, where the vehicle was in flames. A mechanic was test driving

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voting was being too busy on election day, set for May 14. All 85 constituencies have advance polling locations open from today to Saturday. With hours of operation extended in recent years, 17.5 per cent of 2009 votes were cast in advance polls. Elections BC has experimented with new options for this vote, including an advance poll at Kelowna Airport. The Comox Elections BC office, in a former car dealership with drive-through bays, set up a drive-through advance poll. “We know voters are busy and we look for innovative ways to make the provincial electoral process effective, efficient and accessible,” said Chief Electoral Officer Keith Archer.

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Party platforms widen generational gap


ritish Columbians want their politicians to work for all generations and not inflame intergenerational tension. Problem is, that’s just what the B.C. Liberal and NDP platforms are doing this election. Take, for example, the gap that exists between what governments spend on seniors and what they spend on those under age 45. Federal and provincial government spending adds up to about $45,000 per retiree each year, mostly on medical care, old age security and other retirement subsidies. By contrast, we spend just $12,000 per person under age 45, including for grade school, post-secondary, medical care, tax breaks for families, employment insurance, etc. This big spending gap doesn’t make sense any more. Since 1976, housing prices have gone up over 150 per cent in B.C. and higher housing prices mean more wealth for those who bought homes decades ago. But higher prices also make home ownership far harder for their kids and grandchildren. Even renting is harder, with wages for

young British Columbians down $4 an hour compared to 1976, even though they have more post-secondary credentials (and more student debt)! So how are the B.C. Liberals and NDP proposing to narrow the gap in spending between retirees and younger generations during the current election campaign? They’re not. In fact, both will grow the gap, raising spending per retiree to around $46,000 while leaving Gens X, Y and their kids at around $12,250. The Liberals promise to spend $1.5 billion a year more on medical care by 2015, which disproportionately benefits retirees. They also propose to add just $0.066 billion more to investments in younger generations, through post-secondary, grade school and programs in the Ministry for Children and Family development. The NDP propose to spend $1.6 billion more on medical care each year by 2015, compared to $0.369 billion on younger generations. Sustaining the medical care system is important as our population ages; we all care about the health of our aging family and friends.


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But do you know any retirees who want investments in their health to push aside investments in their kids and grandchildren? Why do the Liberals and NDP keep pushing British Columbians to make this trade-off? To pay for their spending increases, both parties propose tax increases. Both will raise corporate taxes as well as income taxes for individuals earning more than $150,000 a year. In short, both parties are willing to raise taxes to cover expenses for the aging population, but leave only crumbs in the government cupboard for the younger generations struggling with lower wages and far higher housing costs. The pickings are especially slim for Gens X and Y

starting families. A detailed analysis of the platforms reveals that Liberals believe families can be kept affordable by increasing the budget for the Ministry of Children and Family Development by around $22 a person under age 45, while the NDP implies that a $62 yearly increase is sufficient. It is clear that neither party is concerned that young families lose around $15,000 in income to share a year of parental leave at home with a new baby. Or that child care services generally cost between $8,000 and $14,000 annually – more than university tuition. Do other parties offer a better generational deal? While the B.C. Conservatives don’t propose investing in the generation raising young kids, some individual candidates do support substantial investments in family policy for Gens X and Y. The Greens are concerned with intergenerational equity, specifically with respect to saddling younger generations with the costs of climate change. The party also claims we need to address the diffi-

culty that young adults face in “establishing themselves in their careers, gaining independence from their parents, and having to delay starting families and purchasing homes.” Sounds good, but the Green platform doesn’t provide sufficient detail with which to assess whether their approach will narrow the generational spending gap. But one thing is certain. Whether British Columbians elect the Liberals or the NDP, the new government will be taxing more and spending more on retirees, with little left over for Gens X, Y and their children. This has to change this. More Gen X and Yers need to show up at the ballot box on May 14 so that all parties know not to neglect them next time around. And more boomers and seniors have to actively voice their opposition to party platforms that pit the health of grandparents against the well-being of their kids and grandchildren. Paul Kershaw is a UBC Professor and Founder of the Generation Squeeze campaign. Lynell Anderson is a Senior Researcher with

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Proposed tax will have negative impact In its financial platform,the provincial NDP has announced its intention to apply a capital tax to all B.C. Credit Unions with capital in excess of $20 million should they be elected. If this policy is implemented,it will have a significant impact on our organization and the people and organizations associated with us. This tax will be applied regardless of how profitable the credit union is. While

other provinces in Canada apply a capital tax on business, cooperative enterprises such as credit unions,are exempted from the tax. As we understand this proposal,the cost to Kootenay Savings will be roughly $780,000 per year and will continue to increase annually as our capital base increases. This is a significant cost that will ultimately be borne by our members,our communities and our employees,as it will

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The climate is always changing The fact that climate continues to change, as it has since the beginning of time, doesn’t mean that carbon dioxide (“CO2”) is now playing a significant role as a driver of climate. This is what Aaron Cosbey would like you to believe in his letter to the editor (Climate change evidence exists, Trail Times, May 3). The “climate change” narrative (aka “human-induced, global warming”) has the potential to undermine our economy and, in the extreme, to reduce us to third world status. It encourages politicians to implement antihydrocarbon-fuel policies (aka “green-energy policies”), which will inevitably result in their respective economies suffering irreversible damage. The economies of Ontario and Europe demonstrate the job-destroying nature of socalled green-energy policies. For example, the Kidd Creek smelter, Timmins, Ontario, was recently closed and the mine’s concentrates are now being shipped to Noranda to take advantage of the lower power

rates in Quebec. The birdkilling, wind-turbine farms of Ontario will not support an industrial economy. Contrary to what Mr. Cosbey stated, pumping more CO2 into the atmosphere is not only harmless but will enhance the “greening” of the planet, including crop production. He correctly states that the “CO2 stored in limestone” is greater than what is in the atmosphere. However, Mr. Cosbey fails to recognize the origins of that “stored CO2”. Yes, Mr. Cosbey is correct in stating that “last September’s Arctic ice cover was the lowest on record” but fails to tell us that the record was only for the period 2002 to 2012. Furthermore, he fails to tell us that a severe Arctic storm was responsible for the reduced ice cover in 2012 and that Alaskans are now experiencing what seems to be an endless winter. More important, the variation of Arctic sea ice does not provide support for the hypothesis that CO2 is a driver of climate. http://www.ijis.iarc.

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REgional Fire service vote for Kaslo and Ainsworth

The Nelson Star Kaslo residents are being asked whether they’re willing to turn their municipal fire department into a regional district service with annual taxation of $284,000 and borrow up to $1.6 million to build a new fire hall. Ainsworth and Woodbury are being asked to approve up to $24,000

a year to establish a service that would see them permanently provided with fire protection from Balfour and Kaslo. Regional District of Central Kootenay fire chief Terry Swan said the figure for the new Kaslo hall includes $400,000 to pay off existing debt from equipment purchases. “These are the sort of

things I can’t predict nor can I make expectations around,” he said. “I strongly believe it will be under budget. It’s just a matter of the community getting behind it.” The present Kaslo fire hall, built in the 1970s, is attached to the village office. Swan said it doesn’t meet modern building standards, lacks space for

equipment and doesn’t have a washroom — firefighters currently use the one in the gas station next door. “It’s a tough pill to swallow to face that tax increase, but it’s an investment in their future, I believe,” Swan said. The building would be designed to accommodate all emergency responders

in Kaslo, he added, including BC Ambulance once the contract on its present space expires, and search and rescue. If the new hall is approved, it would be built next to the arena. If the vote fails, the next move will be up to the village. If the Ainsworth referendum fails, they will have no official fire protection.

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Moroney, McKay split events By Times Contributor The West Kootenay Zone 1 junior golf circuit was in full swing on the weekend, hitting the links at Granite Pointe in Nelson on Saturday and Christina Lake Golf Course Sunday. Both days saw the cream of the circuit’s crop rise to the top as Birchbank’s Brenan Moroney and Tyler McKay shot identical rounds forcing playoffs in the two events. On Saturday, Moroney and McKay birdied the par 5, 18th hole to finish with identical scores of 3-over 75, forcing a playoff. But Moroney would win it, executing perfectly by dropping his second shot onto the green and finishing the 350 yard par 4 with a two-putt par for the victory on the first playoff hole. However, on Sunday at Christina Lake, McKay would turn the tables. Posting identical rounds of 74 in regulation, the pair headed to another playoff. It would remain even over the first three playoff holes, but on the 500-yard par-5, fourth hole, McKay stepped up and calmly knocked in a birdie to win it. Results: At Granite Point, Moroney took overall honours with the playoff

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Greater Trail Track and Field athletes ran away with great results as over 100 athletes took to the track at the 12th annual Canadian Legion Track and Field meet at Haley Park on Saturday. “We had 102 competitors and quite a few records fell,” said organizer Lina Horan by email. “It was a beautiful hot day – perfect for a track meet.” The Greater Trail Legion got the meet started on the right foot, leading the athletes onto the field during the opening ceremonies that culminated in the Legion’s zone commander Bill McGuire donating $500 to the Trail Track and Field Club (TTFC). And the sun shone brightly on TTFC’s contingent as it captured over 40 podium finishes in a meet that saw 26 records fall. In the nine-yearold division, Jendaya Shields won gold in each of the six events she entered, and set four meet records in the 100-metre dash, 60-m. hurdles, long jump, and shot put. Her 13.2-second hurdles time eclipsed previous record hold-

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victory, while McKay would take top spot in the age 17-18 division, with Alex Rugg of Champion Lakes Golf Course coming second after shooting an 80. Carson Arcuri of Nelson won the 15-16’s with an 84, with Hanno Southam of Granite coming second with a 90. Champion Lakes’ Aiden Browell took top spot for the U14, shooting a 101. At Christina, MacKay took the overall honours, while Moroney beat out Rugg who shot an 80, and Birchbank’s Ryan Fullerton with an 88 in the 17-18 division. Isaac Janzen of Creston won the 15-16 division shooting a 78, while Rock Creek’s David Launier finished one shot back in second, and Birchbank’s Jeff Ashton claimed third with an 81. Browell took home top spot with an 86, and Jackson Konkin of Birchbank shot an 88 for second place in the U14. The West Kootenay circuit was pleased to see Emily Ashton, from Castlegar, play in her first ever junior circuit and did very well in the nine hole division.  Zone 1 golf also had Kyle Hall and Ben Kelsch from Granite Point and Ely Overennay from Castlegar play their first circuit events of the year.


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metre hurdles. In the boys 10-yearold, 100-metre hurdles, Finley Kinghorn took silver. Griffin Tatangelo dominated the 14-year-old boys category, claiming firstplace in the high jump, long jump, and hammer throw. In the 12-year-old division, Rossland’s Megan Stanley sprinted to gold in the 100m. dash, as well as topping the podium in high jump and long jump, and taking silver in the 80-m. hurdles.

Ethan Jang, also of Rossland, took top honours in the boys 100 and 300-m. sprints, the long jump, and the 3-kg. shot put. In the 13-year-old girls, TTFC’s Georgia Merry won gold in the high jump and shot put, while taking silver in the 80-m. hurdles and long jump, and bronze in discus and 100-m. sprint. Nicole Merry meanwhile captured gold in the 80-m. hurdles and silver in the high jump. See GOOD, Page 10

By Times Staff Trail native Riley Brandt and Team B.C. brought home its first gold at the 12th annual National Aboriginal Hockey championship in Kahnawake, Que. on the weekend. Team B.C. Beat Ontario 5-3 in the final game Saturday to clinch the championship. Brandt, who played with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks last season, scored four times and assisted on four others during the tournament. The fifth seed to start the tournament, Team B.C. suffered only one loss, 7-2, in the round-robin to host Quebec’s Eastern Door and North, before taking out Saskatchewan 5-4, Team North 7-0, Atlantic 7-1, and Manitoba with a 4-3 semifinal victory in overtime to send them to the final. Fruitvale’s Lindsay Swanson played on Team B.C.’s Female team but did not fare as well, going 0-5 in the tournament. The Team B.C. program pro-

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The Surrey Eagles’ trophy collection continues to grow, and just one more – the RBC Cup – remains left in their aim. The Eagles, already winners of the BC Hockey League’s Cliff McNabb, Ron Boileau Memorial Trophy and Fred Page Cup – for winning the Coastal Conference, regularseason title and playoff title, respectively – added a fourth piece of silverware Saturday, beating the Brooks Bandits 4-1 in Nanaimo to claim top spot at the Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup.

The victory also earned Surrey a berth in the upcoming RBC Cup national championships, May 11-19 in Summerside, P.E.I. “At the beginning of the season, if you asked me if we would have won, it wouldn’t have crossed my mind,” said Demico Hannoun, who was named Surrey’s player-of-the-game. “But it’s a great feeling right now.” The win over Brooks – the Alberta Junior Hockey League champions – avenged a round-robin loss a week earlier, when the Bandits jumped out to an early lead en route to a 4-2 win.


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“We came into this game with a vengeance,” said forward Trevor Cameron. “We wanted to come in and lay it to them. We had a hot start and scored a couple of early goals and then we just never stopped.” A day after losing to Surrey, Brooks defeated the Yorkton Terriers 1-0 to claim the second and final western berth in the RBC Cup. And while getting the victory Saturday – thus saving themselves from a do-or-die game against Yorkton Sunday – was a nice bonus for the Birds, Erhart insisted after Saturday’s win that it wasn’t the most important thing. “(Qualifying) any way would’ve been fine, you just want to get in,” he said. “We’re excited to go and we didn’t care how we got there. We just wanted to continue to get better as the week went on, and I thought we played our best game tonight.” The trip to the RBC Cup is the third in franchise history for the Eagles, who made back-to-back trips to nationals in 1997 and ‘98. In addition to the Eagles and Bandits, the teams at the RBC will be the Truro Bearcats, Minnesota Wilderness and host Summerside Capitals.

Good results for Trail track and field

FROM PAGE 9 In the boys 13-yearold division, Jackson Konkin of Trail came second in the 300metre dash losing by 2/100th of a second to Dawson Atwood, and another silver in the 800-m run. But Hayden Kokiw was the top boy’s medal winner among 13-year-olds taking gold in the discus and the 80-m hurdles, and silver in the long jump, while Ian Hartleb came second in both the shot put, and the discus.

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Unruly children should be omitted from guest list Mailbox

Marcy Sugar & Kathy Mitchell

disaster. Before we left town the next morning, my husband and I stopped by the restaurant and left additional money for the inconvenience of cleaning food out of the carpet. My grandmother asked the owner for a full bill of the damage and presented it to those children whose offspring made the mess. It started a huge family row, and of course, nobody is taking responsibility for their kids. I’ve never seen such appalling behavior, and I doubt my grandfather would have appreciated such disrespect. My husband and I are tempted to send the

immature to behave in public and whose parents refuse to control them should not be included in these events. We suspect your parents paid the cleaning bill, so instead of “donating” money to the restaurant, you might consider doing something special on your folks’ behalf. Dear Annie: Every time I look in the papers, I see articles about wars, death, etc., but never about the homeless, especially homeless children and runaways. Why is that? These children are our future. There seems to be money for everything from new jails to fixing swimming pools, but not a word about money for the homeless. Why? -- Frustrated Dear Frustrated: In the news business, death “sells.” Runaways, not so much. But there are articles on the homeless if you look, and shelters are funded through federal, state

and city government allocations, as well as by private philanthropy. You sound like a kind person. Please look for a shelter in your area and volunteer your time. It would be much appreciated. Dear Annie: I read

the letter from “Cal in Maine,” who complained that his grandchildren rarely communicate with him. I have reread and shared that letter many times. I totally agree with him, as my older grandchildren seem to care little about keeping in

touch. But I also now remember how little I cared about keeping in touch with my own grandparents 40 years ago. I guess what goes around comes around. -- Lois in Omaha Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar.

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Dear Annie: My grandfather passed away last month, and the wake was catered by a close friend of the family who owns a restaurant. He closed off a section of his dining hall for our family. The meal included 15 children under the age of 10, and they were absolute monsters. My nephew threw his shoe across the room and then tripped a waitress. These kids crawled under the tables, poking us with forks and smearing food into the carpet. My cousin’s 8-year-old daughter put open condiment packets in my purse and a baked potato in my mother’s coat pocket and then mashed it into the fabric. People from the other area of the restaurant complained after my nephew threw food at them. My husband and I left, leaving a large tip for the servers. Other relatives did the same. The dining room was an utter




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The Trail Times is looking for an individual with experience and ability in graphic design. If you are organized, thrive in a fast-paced deadlinedriven environment, then you should apply today. Experience with Indesign CS6 and Photoshop in a Mac environment is required and Illustrator is an asset. The right applicant will be a motivated team player, with a fast, creative approach to building advertising and marketing materials. Previous newspaper or print production experience a deÀnite asset. This is a relief position and the successful applicant must be eligible for union membership. To apply, email or mail your resume and references prior to May 10, 2013 to: Kevin Macintyre, 1163 Cedar Avenue Trail, BC V1R 4B8 2QO\TXDOLÀHGFDQGLGDWHVZLOOEHFRQWDFWHG QRSKRQHFDOOVSOHDVH

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Castlegar Hayley & Ryan Andrews of Fort McMurray, AB are pleased to announce the birth of their son,

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Reference No. 1307 Reporting to the Projects Coordinator, the Document Control Assistant will be responsible for the Waneta Expansion Project submittal review process under the direction of the Projects Coordinator; maintaining, auditing and archiving of the Waneta Expansion Construction Contract files within Columbia Power’s information system. This position must also manage the document control strategy and ensure the proper control and protocol for all documents. The incumbent will also be required to assist with a wide range of administrative support services. This is a two year position. Qualifications: t An understanding of “document life cycle”, with a minimum of 2 years experience of document control and knowledge of records information management policies and procedures; t Experience in working with construction documentation and knowledge of construction terminology is a requirement; t Knowledge of filing systems, with preference to ARCS and ORCS; t Progressive training on the use of computer applications including MS Office, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and other office software programs with a strong desire to learn new skills and software as required; t Demonstrated proficiency in supporting Project Managers and interacting directly with 3rd parties in maintaining document timelines and schedules consistent with the project deliverables; t Strong communication, organizational, attention to detail, and problem solving skills including the ability to work well both independently and in a team environment; t Demonstrated ability to be self motivated, flexible/adaptable dealing with project demands and able to prioritize; t Ability to prioritize and balance a variable workload and have a strong general knowledge of contract administration, invoice processing, travel vouchers and business expenses. To apply for this position, email your cover letter and resume to: with the reference number in the subject line. The closing date for this position is May 17, 2013.


Help Wanted Employment Help Wanted Care Aide Full Time Position Care Aide We assistance to Fulloffer Time Position seniors in their homes. We offer assistance to Candidates must be seniors in their homes. physically fit, have Candidates must be good organizational, physically fit, have home making and good timeorganizational, management home skills,making be ableand to time management work flexible hours skills, be reliable able to and have work flexible hours transportation. and have reliable Long term Care transportation. aide certificates and Long term Care references required. aide certificates and e-mail references required. e-mail For more info call 250.368.6838 or For more info call 250.231.5033 250.368.6838 or 250.231.5033

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Fruit & Vegetables GRAND GRAND FORKS FORKS FARMS: FARMS: Every Every Wednesday Wednesday at at Nelson Nelson Trading Trading Co. Co. 402 402 Baker Baker Street, Street, beside beside the the Full Full Circle Circle Cafe. Fresh Okanagan Cafe. Fresh Okanagan tomatoes, cucumbers; Okanagan Fiji apples $5.00/10lbs; Okanagan Spartan, Gala, Ambrosia, and Pink Lady Apples;Anjou Pears; New products arriving weekly. Erran Rilkoff The apple Guy!

Fruit & Vegetables Merchandise for Sale GRAND FORKS FARMS: Fruit & Guy Vegetables The Apple is returning to Castlegar! Come see us GRAND FORKS FARMS: at our new location in the The AppleInn Guy is returning Sandman Hotel parking to Castlegar! Come see us lot. Season starts Saturday at our new location in the May 11th. Fresh Okanagan Sandman parking tomatoesInn andHotel cucumbers lot.Okanagan Season starts Saturday Fuji apples May 11th. Fresh Okanagan $5.00/10lb; Okanagan tomatoesGala, and cucumbers Spartan, Ambrosia Okanagan Fuji apples apples and Pink Lady $5.00/10lb; Okanagan New products arriving Spartan, weekly Gala, Ambrosia and Pink Lady apples New products arriving weekly

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Houses For Sale Houses For Sale ROSSLAND, brand new

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Homes Wanted Homes Wanted

WANTED IN ROSSLAND: HOUSEINorROSSLAND: CONDO WANTED To Rent or Buy for earliest HOUSE or CONDO To Rent or or Buy for1st. earliest June 15th July Can June 15th or July 1st. accommodate date forCan the accommodate date for the right place & arrangement. right place & arrangement. Reasonable pricing for Sale. Reasonable forterm Sale. Can commitpricing to Long Can Long term leasecommit of 1 yr,tominimum 3 lease ofwith 1 yr,yard minimum 3 bedroom & garden bedroom with yard & garden space. Upper Rossland or space. Upper Rossland or Red Mtn. Resort area preRed Mtn. area preferred. WeResort are a family with ferred. We are a family behaved outdoor dog &with cat. behaved outdoor dog & cat. Professional couple with Professional with steady income couple and children. steady and children. Pleaseincome call 250-362-7681 Please call 250-362-7681 evenings & weekends. 250evenings & weekends. 250231-2174 daytime. Monika 231-2174 daytime. Monika

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Open Open Houses Houses TRAIL, TRAIL, Recently Recently upgraded upgraded rivriver-front er-front home home on on spectacular spectacular Tadanac Tadanac lot. lot. $389,000. $389,000. OPEN OPEN HOUSE, HOUSE, 2-4pm. 2-4pm. Sat. Sat. May May 11th 11th 250-368-3142 250-368-3142

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent Bella Vista, Shavers Bench Townhomes. N/S, N/P. 2-3 bdrms. Phone 250.364.1822

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CASTLEGAR, 1Bdrm. ground level, f/s, $600./mo.util.incl., avail. immed. 604-512-4178 CASTLEGAR, 1Bdrm. ground Ermalinda Apartments, Glenlevel, Adults f/s, $600./mo.util.incl., merry. only. N/P, N/S. avail. immed. 604-512-4178 1-2 bdrms. Ph. 250.364.1922 Ermalinda Apartments, GlenFrancesco Estates, Glenmermerry. Adults only. N/P, N/S. ry. only.250.364.1922 N/P, N/S, 1-3 1-2 Adults bdrms. Ph. bdrms. Phone 250.368.6761. Francesco Estates, GlenmerGlenmerry 2bdrm. apt. F/S ry. Adults only. N/P, N/S, 1-3 Heat $750./mo. 250bdrms.included. Phone 250.368.6761. 368-5908 Glenmerry 2bdrm. apt. F/S Glenmerry F/S Heat included. 3bdrm. $750./mo. 250$850/mo. Heat included. 368-5908 250-368-5908 Glenmerry 3bdrm. F/S ROSSLAND, 1bd. 1 bach. $850/mo. Heat& included. apt. Golden City Manor. Over 250-368-5908 55. N/S. N/P. Subsidized. 250ROSSLAND, 1bd. & 1 bach. 362-5030, 250-362-3385 apt. Golden City Manor. Over ROSSLAND, 2BD., covered 55. N/S. N/P. Subsidized. 250carport, & quiet, N/S, 362-5030,clean 250-362-3385 N/P. 250-362-9473 ROSSLAND, 2BD., covered Sunningdale:2bdrm carport, clean & quiet,corner N/S, unit,TV cable & heat included N/P. 250-362-9473 & free use of washer and drySunningdale:2bdrm corner er. $750/mo. unit,TV cable250-368-3055 & heat included TRAIL, 2bd. Close to & free use of washer andtown, drybus stop, park, new blinds, er. $750/mo. 250-368-3055 paint. $600. 250-364-1129 TRAIL, 2bd. Close to town, bus stop, park,renovated new blinds, TRAIL newly 1bd paint. $600. 250-364-1129 suite in triplex, quiet building. $450/mo. +util. 1-250-428TRAIL newly renovated 1bd 6788, 1-250-428-7351. suite in triplex, quiet building. $450/mo.Rossland +util. 1-250-428TRAIL, Ave. 1bdrm 6788, f/s, 1-250-428-7351. w/d n/s n/p. $550/mo. Avail. immed. 250-368-1361 TRAIL, Rossland Ave. 1bdrm w/d f/s,Rossland n/s n/p. TRAIL, Ave.,$550/mo. 3bdrm. Avail. immed. avail. immed.250-368-1361 f/s, w/d. dishwasher, newly renovated, N/S, TRAIL, Rossland Ave., 3bdrm. N/P. avail.$750/mo. immed. 250-368-1361 f/s, w/d. dishwasher, newly renovated, N/S, TRAIL, spacious 1&2bdrm. N/P. $750/mo. 250-368-1361 apartment. Adult building, perTRAIL, spaciousprofessionals. 1&2bdrm. fect for seniors/ apartment. Adult quiet, building, comperCozy, clean, fect for seniors/ professionals. fortable. Must See. 250-368Cozy, clean, quiet, com1312 fortable. Must See. 250-368WANETA MANOR 2bdrm., 1312 NS,NP, Senior oriented, unWANETA MANOR 2bdrm., derground parking 250-368NS,NP, Senior oriented, un8423 derground parking 250-368WARFIELD, 1BD. F/S. Coin 8423 laundry, storage. Secure bldg. WARFIELD, 1BD.util.incl. F/S. Coin N/S, N/P. $625. 604laundry, storage. Secure bldg. 459-8327 N/S, N/P. $625. util.incl. 604WARFIELD APARTMENTS. 459-8327 1&2-bdrm, N/S, N/P. Long WARFIELD APARTMENTS. term tenants. 250-368-5888 1&2-bdrm, N/S, N/P. Long term tenants. 250-368-5888

Apt/Condo for Rent

Homes for Rent Homes Rent E.TRAIL, 2bd. for house & 2bd.

apt. available. 250-362-3316 E.TRAIL, 2bd. house & 2bd. W. 2 250-362-3316 bdr. Hardwood, 9 apt.TRAIL. available. ft Full W.ceilings. TRAIL. 2New bdr. windows. Hardwood, 9 basement. W/D/DW. CleanFull & ft ceilings. New windows. comfortable. Flat lot & carport. basement. W/D/DW. Clean & NS, NP. References. $850. comfortable. Flat lot & carport. 250-231-4832 NS, NP. References. $850. 250-231-4832

Townhouses Townhouses Edgewater Townhouse

in Glenmerry, 1.5Bth.,f/s, Edgewater 3bd, Townhouse in $850./mo. Glenmerry,250-368-5908 3bd, 1.5Bth.,f/s, $850./mo. 250-368-5908

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All Pro Realty All Pro Ltd. 1148 Bay Ave, Trail 250.368.5000 Realty Ltd.

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1148 Bay Ave, Trail


Cars - Domestic 2003 PONTIAC GRAND AM, CarsV-6, - Domestic Loaded, dark metallic

green, 1 year old all seasons 2003 PONTIAC GRAND AM, plus set ofV-6, winters In Loaded, darkon rims. metallic fantastic green, 1 condition, year old oil all changed seasons and go. 180,000kms. plus ready set of to winters on rims. In $3,700. Text or 250fantastic obo. condition, oil call changed 231-4034 and ready to go. 180,000kms. $3,700. obo. Text or call 250231-4034

Cars - Sports & Imports Cars - Sports 1988 BMW 735I, excellent & Imports shape, runs & looks great! Very Gary 1988 unique BMW in 735I,style! excellent 250-368-1826, shape, runs 250-364-2063 & looks great! Very unique in style! Gary 250-368-1826, 250-364-2063

Off Road Vehicles Off Road Vehicles

2010 Toyota Venza AWD V6, 34483 km, black, automatic, leather, backup 2010 Toyotasunroof, Venza AWD V6, camera, excellent 34483 km,warranty, black, automatic, condition, leather, $13200. sunroof, backup camera, warranty, excellent condition, $13200.

Recreational/Sale Recreational/Sale 2002 24.5’ Cougar 5th Wheel

with slide. $11,500. 250-3672002 24.5’ Cougar 5th Wheel 9175 with slide. $11,500. 250-3672004 9175 31’ Titanium 5th Wheel w/6’ pull out back porch &2 2004 31’ Titaniumextras. 5th Wheel slides. Includes 250w/6’ pull Iout 368-5666. will back return porch calls. &2 slides. Includes extras. 250368-5666. I will return calls.

Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle 1999 Subaru Forester, 1 lady

owner, serviced by local deal1999 Forester, 1Winter lady er to Subaru Subaru schedule. owner, by local dealtires fiserviced tted, summer tires er to Subaru schedule. Winter available. 250-367tires fitted,$4,500. summer tires 7042 available. $4,500. 250-3677042

Boats Boats 12ft. Lowe aluminum boat and trailer with aluminum 4.5 merc. 12ft. Lowe boatGood and condition. 250trailer with $1,800.obo. 4.5 merc. Good 367-0277 condition. $1,800.obo. 250367-0277

Legal Legal Legal Notices Legal Notices Notice is Hereby Given

that Creditors others, Notice is and Hereby Givenhaving that claims against Estate having of Creditors andthe others, Peter William Boersma, claims against the Estate of formerly PO Box 248, FruitPeter of William Boersma, forvale, V0G Box 1L0,248, Deceased merly B.C. of PO Fruitare required to send vale, hereby B.C. V0G 1L0, Deceased are particulars hereby required the thereoftotosend the the particulars Executor, thereof to the undersigned c/o undersigned c/o Greta Hall, 57Executor, Granby Ave., Greta Hall,B.C. 57V2A Granby Ave., Penticton, 2Z3, on or Penticton, B.C. 7, V2A2013, 2Z3, on or before June after before date Junethe7,estate’s 2013, assets after which whichbedate the estate’s assets will distributed, having rewill distributed, having that regard beonly to the claims gard been only received. to the claims that have have been Greta Hall, received. Executor. Greta Hall, Executor.

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Fruitvale MLS#2389614 $319,000 Fruitvale ILY $319,000 AM E F ME G HU HO ILY M FA GE ME HU HO

Fruitvale $139,000 Fruitvale




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Trail MLS#2218523 Trail $169,000 $169,000

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MLS#2214964 MLS#2214964

Fruitvale Fruitvale $339,000 $339,000

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MLS#2218838 MLS#2218838

Fruitvale Fruitvale $339,900 $339,900

Ross Ross Spur Spur $369,500 $369,500

Fruitvale Fruitvale $479,900 $479,900

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Host: Rhonda MLS# 2215314

Fri, May 10 3 - 5pm 3408 Aster, Trail $224,900

Host: Rhonda MLS# 2215314

MLS# 2389710

Located in Beautiful Miral Heights! This 5 bedroom home is spaciousMLS# on both 2389710 levels. This is a must see property! Trail. Trail $449,900 Fred Behrens 250-368-1268 Located in Beautiful Miral Heights! This 5 bedroom home is spacious on both levels. is a must seeWproperty! g tinThis LISTING Trail. New Lis NE Fred Behrens 250-368-1268 ting New Lis

MLS# 2389483 A15

1st Trail Real Estate OPEN HOUSES 1st Trail Real Estate OPEN HOUSES


Trail $449,900 A15

Fri, May 10 3 - 5pm 3408 Aster, Trail $224,900

Host: Rob

Host: Nathan

MLS# 2218775

Host: Rob

MLS# 2218895

Fri, May 10 4pm 2040 Topping St. Trail $99,500

Sat, May 11 10 - 2pm 1472 Kootenay Ave Rossland $335,000

Host: Nathan

MLS# 2218775

MLS# 2218320

Rossland $335,000

Rhonda van Tent 250-231-7575

Rob Burrus 250-231-4420

ting MLS# 2218320 New Lis

ting MLS# 2389239 New Lis

Rhonda van Tent 250-231-7575

Rob Burrus 250-231-4420

Fruitvale $244,900

House res + 75 Ac

MLS# 2218240

Fruitvale $174,900

MLS# 2218895

Fri, May 10 4pm 2040 Topping St. Trail $99,500

se 11 10 - 2pm Sat, ouMay H cres Kootenay Ave 75 A +1472

ting New Lis

MLS# 2217630

MLS# 2389093

Fruitvale $174,900

ting New Lis

MLS# 2389662

MLS# 2389421

Rossland $199,000

Rossland $595,000

Fruitvale $289,900

Warfield $254,900

Fruitvale $409,000

Marie Claude 250-512-1153

Marie Claude 250-512-1153

Patty Leclerc-Zanet 250-231-4490

Rhonda van Tent 250-231-7575

Rob Burrus 250-231-4420

MLS# 2218240

MLS# 2217630

MLS# 2389093

Rossland $199,000

Rossland $595,000

Fruitvale $289,900

Marie Claude 250-512-1153

Marie Claude 250-512-1153

Patty Leclerc-Zanet 250-231-4490


MLS# 2389708

MLS# 2389239

Fruitvale $244,900

MLS# 2217685

Trail $145,000

Fruitvale $435,500

Rossland $52,000

Fred Behrens 250-368-1268

Fred Behrens 250-368-1268

Marie Claude 250-512-1153

2389483 2389708 MLS# 2217685 1252MLS# Bay Avenue, TrailMLS# (250) 368-5222 Fruitvale $435,500 Rossland $52,000 Fred Behrens 250-368-1268 Fred Behrens 250-368-1268 Claude 250-512-1153 1993 Columbia Ave Rossland, BC (250) Marie 362-5200 1252 Bay Avenue, Trail (250) 368-5222 1993 Columbia Ave Rossland, BC (250) 362-5200

Trail $145,000


MLS# 2218695


Patty Leclerc-Zanet 250-231-4490

Patty Leclerc-Zanet 250-231-4490


MLS# 2218695


Patty Leclerc-Zanet 250-231-4490

MLS# 2211391

Rossland $345,000

MLS# 2211391

Rossland $345,000

MLS# 2389662

MLS# 2389421

Not if it’s timeFruitvale to move up, Warfisure eld $254,900 $409,000 Rhonda van Tent 250-231-7575 Rob Burrus 250-231-4420 or right size your home? Call Coldwell Banker, any one Not if it’swill timebetohappy moveto up, of sure our Team or right size your home? provide a FREE Comparative Call Coldwell Banker, one Market Analysis forany you! of our Team will be happy to provide a FREE Comparative Market Analysis for you!

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Jack McConnachie 250-368-5222

Rhonda van Tent 250-231-7575

Marie Claude Germain 250-512-1153

Nathan Kotyk 250.231.9484

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Fred Behrens 250-368-1268

Rob Burrus 250-231-4420

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Nathan Kotyk 250.231.9484

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013 Trail Times

local Dancers return from East Kootenay competition Submitted photo

Dancers from the Kate Shaw School of Highland Dance attended the KimberlyCranbrook dance competition April 20th. Everyone danced fantastic, and had a great time competing against the 149 other dancers that attended. Pictured are the dancers and their instructors Chris and Brittni Piva. The club will be holding its own dance competition, hosted by the Trail Caledonian Society, coming up May 18th at the Trail Memorial Centre. newsevents.htm is the website for details.

The Local Experts™



Saturday May 11 11am-2pm

1358 Cedar Avenue, Trail • 250.368.8818 STING NEW LI


Columbia Gardens Winery 9340 Station Road, Trail Incredible 47.5 acre country estate in Columbia Gardens! Includes two 3 bedroom homes, and 1 mobile home on a separate 1.3 acre parcel. A well established, fully operational winery with all the facilities and tasting room. Call Richard for more info.

1824 Wilmes Lane, Trail

409 Rossland Avenue, Trail

948 Glover Road, Trail



1932 – 2nd Avenue, Trail


3892 Dogwood Drive, Trail

Call Richard (250) 368-7897



A lot of house - 3 fl oors of living 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms - only 13 years old - looking for a family that requires room - This is it! - asking price is $179,900 just above assessed value seller is motivated. Great location.

Very Special Package - New Older Home - this 3 bdrm/2 bthrm. home has had a total update - nothing to do but enjoy - new wiring-plumbing-windowspaint-roof - tastefully decorated with all kinds of charm - super views - call for an appointment to view.

Remember when you said: “I should have invested in Trail when...”? This up/ down duplex (2 & 1 bdrm suites) with good tenants waits for you. Solid, close to town and good parking options. Very low vacancy rate. Invest in Trail today!

2 bdrm, 1 bath bungalow is centrally located. 20 x 28 detached shop is an added bonus!

Renovated Glenmerry home with 3 bdrms and 3 baths. Features bamboo floors, new windows and doors, new heat pump and furnace... and the list goes on. Outside has covered parking and storage shed. Come see for yourself!

Call Mark (250) 231-5591

Call Mark (250) 231-5591

Call Tonnie (250) 365-9665

Call Tonnie (250) 365-9665

Call Terry 250-231-1101

Ron & Darlene Your

Local Home Team


840 Forrest Drive, Warfield


309 – 12th Avenue, Genelle


347 Railway Lane, Trail



Great family home in Glenmerry. 4 bedroom, 2 bath. Garage, patio, private backyard.

Ron 368-1162 Darlene 231-0527



We Sell Great Homes!

3151 Iris Crescent, Trail

Saturday May 11 1-3pm

This home offers 4 bdrms - 2 baths and full loft area for extra living space/studio/ playroom, air conditioning, new flooring in kitchen/bathroom the list goes on. Excellent value for this move in ready home.

531 Turner Street, Warfield


Meticulously maintained home with lots of extras located on approximately 1 acre of relatively flat land. Enjoy entertaining in our above ground pool and hot tub. Home features newer kitchen, bathrooms and flooring! Call now!

Built in 2009, this compact charmer is perfect for single, couple or empty nesters that want modern open concept, low maintenance living. Home features vaulted ceilings, heated garage, private yard and comes with New Home Warranty. Call now before its gone.

Call Deanne (250) 231-0153

Call Deanne (250) 231-0153


Fabulous family home in Warfield. 4 beds, 2.5 baths & fenced back yard. Ready to move? This is the house for you. Call Jodi 250-231-2331


STING NEW LI 1867 – 4th Avenue, Rossland


1970 Monte Christo Street, Rossland

1275 Black Bear Drive, Rossland



This 3 bedroom (+office) contemporary home is situated on a private lot with fantastic views of the local mountains & Rossland and has the Rossland trails network right out the back door. Vaulted ceilings, private patio & hot tub set up to take full advantage of the views.

VIEWS! This 3 bedroom/2 bath home features an open plan kitchen/living/ dining area with hardwood and heated tile floors. Beautiful renovated bathroom, parking for 4 vehicles and a new sundeck. Price now includes adjacent lot!!

Call Mary A (250) 521-0525

Call Mary A (250) 521-0525

Tonnie Stewart

Cell: 250-365-9665

ext 33

Deanne Lockhart ext 41 Cell: 250-231-0153

3397 Laurel Crescent, Trail



This amazing family home, also operating Great price for a Glenmerry townhouse, as popular Black Bear B&B, offers 7 in good condition. Quick possession bdrms, 6 baths, a separate deluxe living possible. Easy care living with small area for family and space and luxury for yard, the backyard is fenced and has a guests. Exquisite kitchen, and extensive small patio. These townhouses have a upgrades. There are so many fantastic charm about them and offer 3 bdrms, options with this property. There is 11/2 baths. Basement ready to finish how subdivision approval for a lot to be ® you would like. Call your REALTOR for a subdivided if buyer wishes. This lot could be sold, or built on. showing today. Call Mary M (250) 231-0264

Ron Allibone

ext 45

Cell: 250-368-1162

Mary Amantea

Cell: 250-521-0525

ext 26 Mark Wilson ext 30

Darlene Abenante ext 23

Cell: 250-231-5591

1345 Spokane Street, Rossland

Cell: 250.231.0527

Call Mary M (250) 231-0264

Richard Daoust

Cell: 250-368-7897

ext 24

Christine Albo

Cell: 250-512-7653

ext 39

Art Forrest

ext 42

2023 Hepburn Drive, Fruitvale


Situated on a half acre lot, this home boasts a barn and a brand new two storey 24 x 30 garage. The furnace is only 2 years old, there is new flooring in the kitchen, an updated bathroom, a metal roof and large deck. Only minutes walking distance to downtown Fruitvale, but feels like you are in the country. Call Christine (250) 512-7653

Jodi Beamish

Cell: 250-231-2331

ext 51

Mary Martin

Cell: 250-231-0264

ext 28

Terry Alton

Cell: 250-231-1101

ext 48

Newly renovated 1800’s home with 3 bdrms, 2 baths and plenty of parking. Inside boasts a spacious open kitchen with large deck through the French doors, and new fl ooring throughout. New 200 Amp panel wired and ready for a hot tub. Don’t miss this great package. Call Christine (250) 512-7653

SOLD 1151 Marianna Crescent, Trail


3 bdrm home in Sunningdale! Features large living room, country kitchen, huge family/room, and workshop. Single car garage and enough room for a couple more vehicles on the paved driveway. Make certain to have this home on your viewing list. Call Art (250) 368-8818

Trail Daily Times, May 08, 2013  

May 08, 2013 edition of the Trail Daily Times

Trail Daily Times, May 08, 2013  

May 08, 2013 edition of the Trail Daily Times