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A growing friendship has provided Vernon’s Royal Canadian Legion with a new lease on life. Just weeks after closing its lounge, the legion branch kicks off its first meat draw Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles hall on 25th Avenue. “It’s kind of exciting because we’re being reborn,” said Al Berg, a legion member. An office will be rented in the basement and meat draws will be in the Eagles’ lounge Saturdays. Special events, like dances, can be held in the building’s hall. The legion was forced to restructure because it was completely reliant on revenue from the 29th Street lounge to cover utility bills, rent and wages. However, fewer people were walking through the door and that impacted the bottom line. “They were in danger of losing their charter and that would have been horrible for the community,” said John Mayrhofer, Eagles president. Legion gaming activities, such as the meat draw, raised more than $31,050 last year for community charities. It cannot go towards operating expenses. The legion’s poppy campaign raised $32,435 in 2012 for veterans and their families. John Miller, legion president, has been

thrilled with the support shown by Eagles’ members. “Everyone here has been very responsive,” he said. While there has been some speculation that one group may want to take the other over, those views are quickly dismissed by Mayrhofer and Miller. “I don’t know where people get the idea of competition because we are in the same business of helping people in the community,” said Mayrhofer. “Don’t use the amalgamating word because what we’re doing is working together.” The legion has 840 members and the Eagles have about 300. “We will prove that this works,” said Miller, adding that the arrangement could serve as a template for other groups to remain active while reducing overhead costs. Eagles’ activities will continue as they always have, including the Friday dinner and meat draw. As part of restructuring, the legion has received help from the City of Vernon and Bruce Blankley, with Marjack Leasing, the owner of the former legion lounge on 29th Street. ROGER KNOX/MORNING STAR “He was more than helpful during the John Miller (left), Royal Canadian Legion president, shakes hands with John Mayrhofer, Fraternal transition. I can’t say enough about the Order of Eagles president, on a deal that will see the legion use space in the Eagles hall on 25th man,” said Miller of Blankley.

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Railway closure drives economic uncertainty There are concerns that a failed rail venture could throw economic development off the tracks. Kelowna Pacific Railway has filed for bankruptcy and that means train travel between Vernon and Kamloops and Vernon to Lumby has ceased. Lumby Mayor Kevin Acton said the move is another setback in trying to attract new business to the village. “Any industry that’s been looked at wants viable rail access,” said Acton. Also considering the potential impact is Kevin Poole, Vernon’s economic development manager. “We are well aware of the situation and are discussing it with industry,” he said. Canadian National Railway, which owns most of the

track, isn’t speculating on whether another company may take over or if rail service will end permanently. “We are working with the receiver on the process going on,” said Emily Hemer, CN’s regional manager of public affairs. Hemer added that Kelowna Pacific still has a lease to the track. Vancouver-based Boale, Wood and Company, which is overseeing bankruptcy, also wouldn’t say if rail cargo will resume. “We hope to come up with a game plan in a week or so,” said John McEown, a trustee with Boale, Wood. A number of businesses are being impacted by the lack of rail service including Tolko Industries. “We have a contingency plan for transportation interruption,” said Janice Lockyer, Tolko’s communications advisor.

All product from the mills in Lumby, Lavington and Spallumcheen is now being transported by truck. “We are reaching out to our customers and informing them on how we will get their shipments to them on time,” said Lockyer. KPR had been operating the short-line since 2000 and it had between 40 and 50 employees mostly based in Vernon. “We are very concerned about the situation with Kelowna Pacific Railway. They are a vital part of the transportation infrastructure in the region and the cessation of service is having an immediate impact on the shipment of goods to export markets,” said George Duffy, Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce general manager. “We have contacted both the B.C. and Canadian chambers of commerce to seek assistance in finding solutions as quickly as possible.”

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A date has been set for a Supreme Court justice to determine a perjury case against a former Vernon teacher and administrator. Justice Geoff Barrow will render his decision in the matter against Deborah Louise Ashton in Vernon Supreme Court July 26. Ashton is charged with two counts of perjury pertaining to statements she made in her first trial on five counts of allegedly having a sexual relationship with a former student. That trial ended in a hung jury. A Supreme Court justice found Ashton not guilty on all five counts at her second trial. She was charged with perjury before the second trial with Crown alleging that Ashton made false and misleading statements in regards to a bracelet she allegedly bought her accuser, who cannot be named because of a publication ban, and Ashton’s claim that she always picked up and dropped off her son at day care. The perjury trial started in March but closing submissions for both sides were delayed due to scheduling conflicts. Closing arguments were given on Friday, June 28.

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An alert RCMP officer is being praised for preventing a potential apartment fire tragedy in downtown Vernon. The officer was conducting downtown patrols shortly before 3:30 a.m. Sunday when he thought he heard a fire alarm coming from an apartment building on 30th Avenue. The alarm sounded like a private residential smoke alarm coming from the second floor on the east side of the building. “The officer got out of his vehicle to investigate the alarm,” said RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk. “He got into the building and went to several floors before discovering the alarm in a third-floor unit.” The officer looked through a small mail slot in the door to the unit and could see a kettle left on the stove actively overheating. Surrounding plastic was melting and about to catch fire. “He could not get anyone inside to answer the door so the officer kicked the door in to gain entry to the suite,” said Molendyk. “He removed the kettle from the stove to prevent a fire in the apartment building.” Inside the unit was a 36-year-old man sleeping in a bedroom. Molendyk said the man was heavily medicated as he suffers from several illnesses and is an amputee of both legs. The officer spoke to the man who had no recollection of leaving the kettle on the stove. “Our officer dealt with the kettle before a fire started so the fire department was not called,” said Molendyk. “There was a smell of plastic in the air but venting the room cleared it out.” There were no injuries or property damage. “A fire was prevented thanks to a working smoke alarm and an alert officer investigating the sound,” said Molendyk.

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Maria Herman, nine, and her mother, Charlene Smith, enjoy the crafts at the National Aboriginal Day Celebration 2013 A Day of Peace and Prayer Friday at Polson Park. For more photographs from the event, see page A17.

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Bear complaints remain high roger knox Morning Star Staff

Bear complaints are still a daily occurrence for North Okanagan conservation officers. On June 11, Sgt. Josh Lockwood, operations supervisor for the North Okanagan Conservation Service, reported that since April, in the City of Vernon, there had been 97 black bear complaints with 89 of those calls relatJosh Lockwood ed to garbage. In the North Okanagan region, there had been 199 bear complaints with 119 related to bears looking for food in garbage cans and bags.

Lockwood said Monday the numbers are not going down. “We’re still having difficulty with garbage,” he said. “Communities need to take responsibility of their garbage or they will have bears coming in. The public is expecting us to come in and destroy all of these bears. That’s not going to happen.” One of the main problem areas had been the Foothills. However, Lockwood said that since City of Vernon WildSafe B.C. coordinator Marnie Cuthill began educating the residents about keeping their garbage stored and away from bears, there hasn’t been a complaint from The Foothills. Cuthill was hired at the end of May and works for the B.C. Conservation Federation based out of Vernon. “A lot of the complaints are now getting directed there,” said Lockwood. “Thanks

to Marnie there is a lot more education and public awareness.” So far this year, Lockwood estimates that conservation officers have had to destroy “seven or eight” bears. One was on the weekend at a local trailer park where a bear was found in a cherry tree. Lockwood said the fruit was not being picked on the tree. Bears helping themselves to fruit is unusual for this time of year, he said. To report problem wildlife, you can call 1-877-952-7277 or *7277 on a cell phone. Cuthill can be reached at 250-306-2286 for information, or by e-mail at vernon@ wildsafebc.com. Information can also be found online at www.wildsafebc.com. Her office also addresses other wildlife concerns like deer and cougars, and will provide information on coyotes.

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Boaters on the area’s larger lakes are getting the message about safety. Not so much on the smaller lakes. Sgt. Josh Lockwood, operations supervisor for the North Okanagan Conservation Office, reported July long weekend compliance numbers on Monday. “No real problems on the big lakes, like Okanagan and Shuswap,” said Lockwood. “There were some issues on the

smaller lakes like Mara and Sugar.” Specifically, said Lockwood, two separate patrols of Sugar Lake north of Cherryville showed zero compliance with safety regulations. “Everybody got a warning notice or a violation ticket for having a number of safety items missing,” he said. The big lakes were not free of issues as officers found out while conducting Operation Dry Water, a national safe boating initiative on the holiday weekend.

One man was found in a canoe in the middle of Okanagan Lake with no life jacket or safety equipment aboard the canoe. He received two tickets of $282.50 each. Three boats were taken off the lake because nobody was sober enough to operate the vessels. “The boats were stationary when we checked them but had they been in operation, the operator would have been processed for operating a motor vessel while impaired,” said Lockwood.

The three boats were towed to a marina dock and could not be moved until a sober operator could be found. All operators must carry their boat operator’s license (PCOC) on the boat at all times. The RCMP would like to see boaters carry a second piece of photo identification along with their boater’s license. That second piece of ID can be a good photocopy of your driver’s licence. If you have just purchased a new or used boat, the boat has to be

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Two people in a parked car at Sparkling Hill Resort escaped serious injury Saturday when a travel trailer beside their vehicle blew up. Vernon Fire Rescue Service crews responded to a report of a travel trailer explosion and fire at Sparkling Hill shortly before 8 a.m. “The fire was spreading from the trailer to the hillside,” said Capt. Reinhard Mann in a press release. “Crews applied a hose line to stop the spread of flames into adjacent trees and brush. Once the fire was extinguished, fire crews managed to make

entry into the trailer remains and shut off the propane tanks.” Flying debris was spread over 100 feet and damaged several vehicles. Two occupants of a vehicle parked next to the trailer at the time of explosion escaped without injury. Upon investigation, it was believed that a propane leak occurred inside the unit and was possibly ignited by the refrigerator pilot light. The trailer was insured and the owners from Fort McMurray, Alta. were thankful that no one was injured in the blast.

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It was back-to-back impaired driving arrests for police in Spallumcheen Monday. At about 1:30 a.m. at the Otter Lake Road roundabout, a police officer checked a vehicle with a 37-yearold female driver who showed signs of impairment. “The driver blew a fail in the roadside screening device and was issued a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition,” said Gord Molendyk, RCMP spokesperson. The officer offered to take the woman home but he was informed that a friend was on the way to get her. “About 10 minutes later, a vehicle approached the

check stop and the officers spoke with the 47-yearold woman driver,” said Molendyk. “The driver told the officer she had come to pick up her friend who had just been stopped for being impaired. While the officer was speaking to the second driver, he noticed a strong odour of liquor on the breath of the second driver.” The second driver was asked to provide breath samples in the screening device, and she also failed. The second driver was also issued a 90-day IRP and both vehicles were impounded by officers for 30 days. “Both drivers accepted a ride back to their residences by the officers this time,” said Molendyk.

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED LAND DISPOSITION AND PROVISION OF ASSISTANCE Pursuant to Sections 185 and 187 of the Local Government Act, the Regional District is providing notice that the Regional District intends to transfer to the City of Vernon the lands legally described below. The transfer of title to these properties is part of the restructuring of the Greater Vernon Parks function whereby local parks will become the responsibility of local government in whose jurisdiction the park is located. The consideration to be received by the Regional District for the disposition of the properties is $1.00 and other good and valuable consideration. The title transfers are proposed to take effect January 1, 2014 upon completion of all necessary documents for the parks restructuring. Location

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2596 Lakeshore Road

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2592 Lakeshore Road

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Greater Vernon residents have a chance to rally around their neighbours in need. The July Feed The Need food drive runs Thursday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the 30th Avenue Safeway. “With more than 850 children from more than 1,250 households accepting assistance through the food bank so far in 2013 we certainly are appreciative of the continued support we receive through this annual event”, said David David MacBain MacBain, Salvation Army community ministries director. “We are hoping that Feed The Need will help replenish the shelves as we have run low on several standard food hamper items.” The fundraiser at the downtown Safeway is hosted by Sun FM. “With the enthusiasm of Sun FM staff and their supporters, more than $23,500 worth of food and cash donations have come to the Salvation Army in an effort to assist our aid to those in need,” said MacBain. If donors would like to receive a free cookie, they can make their donation of non-perishable food items Thursday at the 27th Street, Fruit Union or Okanagan Landing Subway locations. Items currently needed at the food bank are peanut butter, canned tomatoes and sauce, vegetables, fruit, rice, brown beans, lunch meat and stew.

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To see a map of any of the above properties visit www.rdno.ca and select Parks, Recreation and Culture from the Services menu on the home page. If you have additional questions, please contact Keith Pinkoski, Parks Planner at 250-550-3691 or by email at keith.pinkoski@rdno.ca.

An investigation into cocaine trafficking led to three arrests Thursday. Vernon-North Okanagan task force officers were conducting an investigation on three Vernon residents for suspected cocaine trafficking shortly before 2 p.m. “The investigation led to the arrest of two men, aged 28 and 19, and one 19 year-old woman, all from Vernon,” said Vernon RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk Gord Molendyk. “They were all in a 1998 Chevy car in the 3100 block of 19th Street.” The 28-year-old man was found to be in possession of approximately half-an-ounce of cocaine. He was taken into custody and later released on a promise to appear in court to face a charge of possession for the purpose of trafficking. The other two individuals were not detained by police.

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New community minister unveils projects Three North Okanagan projects receive funding Morning Star Staff

Three new recreational projects have been unveiled in Greater Vernon and Lumby. The facilities include a spray park and outdoor fitness circuit at Lumby’s Oval Park, a new playground at the Vernon

Recreation Complex and accessible washrooms at three beaches. “These projects are wonderful additions to their communities,” said Coralee Oakes, community development minister. “Through the community recreation program, we wanted to provide greater access to recreation amenities. These facilities are more than just opportunities for physical activities, they are also places where community life thrives – where people make friends, feel connected and build memories.”

Besides the provincial government, the other funding partner was the Regional District of North Okanagan. “These amenities are a huge upgrade in quality and are welcomed enthusiastically,” said Patrick Nicol, RDNO chairperson. RDNO received a $400,000 grant for the cost of the new washroom buildings at Paddlewheel Park and Kin Beach, while the regional district covered the remaining cost of the washroom building at Kal Beach.

As well, the regional district was awarded a grant of $72,274 for a project that included the soon to be completed playground at the recreation complex. For the creation of the spray park and fitness circuit in Lumby, the Village of Lumby received a grant $348,258. Oakes presented appreciation plaques to representatives of Teddy’s Devils and Martin’s Angels Sunshine Coach Society, and Lumby Lions Club Society for their contributions of $30,000 each towards the project.

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City of Vernon Notice of Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that City Council will hold a Public Hearing to hear representations of interested persons or persons who deem their interest in property affected by the below-mentioned bylaws at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013, in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 3400 - 30 Street, Vernon, B.C.: Rezoning Amendment Bylaw Number 5443, 2013 (ZON00221) Location:

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MLA Eric Foster, Community Development Minister Coralee Oakes, Nadia Nelson, Emma Coughlin, Kdance Jaruga, Olivia Johnson and regional district chairperson Patrick Nicol launch construction of a playground at the Vernon Recreation Complex.

Fire boat to have new home by fall Morning Star Staff

By early fall, a new waterfront building will be in place to house the North Westside Fire Department’s fire boat and mobile marine water supply. The Regional District of Central Okanagan has awarded a $73,000 contract for the detailed design and construction of the new boathouse, which will be accessed in the southern portion of Killiney Beach Park. “Staff has spent much of the past year documenting and making the applications for the boathouse, obtaining the necessary environmental approvals and waterfront licenses from the province,” said Bruce Smith, communications officer. “Once the last of these permissions was received in late February, staff began

laying out the criteria required for designing and building the structure. Regional parks services also gave its approval to locate the boathouse in a section of the community park.” Burton Marine and Pile Driving has been selected as the contractor following a request for proposal process.

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Enquiries relative to the above proposed bylaws should be directed to the Planning Department located at the Community Services Building, 3001 - 32 Avenue, Vernon, B.C. or by calling 250-550-3634. Copies of the bylaws and relevant background documents are available for inspection during normal business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.), Monday to Friday inclusive (excluding Statutory Holidays) from July 8 to July 15, 2013. Any correspondence relating to these applications can be delivered to the Corporate Officer, City of Vernon, 3400 - 30 Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 5E6 or by sending an email to phearings@vernon.ca. All correspondence and petitions received between July 7, 2013 (the date of notification) and 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013 shall be copied and circulated to the members of City Council for consideration before the Public Hearing. Any submissions received after 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013 will not be accepted. Correspondence and emails must include your name and civic address. You may present your verbal submissions and speaking notes at the Public Hearing. If you are unable to attend, you may appoint an agent to act on your behalf. NO REPRESENTATION WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUNCIL AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING.


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Enjoy the lakes safely

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reater Vernon politicians are making major changes to parks and recreation, they say, on behalf of residents. But where have residents been in the process? An advertisement in Sunday’s Morning Star outlined 36 parks the Regional District of North Okanagan will hand over to the City of Vernon. Residents are provided with the opportunity to ask questions if they want, but the ad goes on to say, “the title transfers are proposed to take effect Jan. 1, 2014.” Not once is the public asked if they actually support this move. Similarly, the city is not seeking constituent authorization to turn over ownership of Kal Beach to the regional district. Now, a parallel process has also been occurring over Greater Vernon’s recreation facilities, including Kal Tire Place, the recreation complex, Priest Valley Arena and Civic Arena. That may not seem Richard Rolke like a big deal as the city already has title to all of the structures except for Kal Tire Place. But keep in mind, that over the decades, Coldstream and electoral area taxpayers have invested millions of dollars in upgrades to these facilities and some of the rec complex’s parking lots were actually purchased by RDNO. Based on that, the case can be made that city ownership of facilities is tenuous at best. Kal Tire Place’s deed will be handed over to the city, making it an asset for Vernon, but Coldstream and the electoral areas will still be responsible for their portion of the 10 years left in debt borrowed to construct the facility. A similar situation will also occur when Civic Arena is abandoned and a new ice sheet is constructed. All Greater Vernon residents would vote in a referendum to borrow funds and carry debt, but the facility would be owned by the city. The interesting aspect to all of this is that Coldstream and the electoral areas would sim-

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ply cut a cheque annually to ensure their residents have access to the facilities. Those jurisdictions would not be involved in decisionmaking and the only oversight would come from reviewing the city’s financial statements. Some officials argue pressure can be applied on the city every five years when the contract can be renewed. Obviously, if the city wants to maintain the agreement, it may be willing to negotiate. But on the flip side, Coldstream and the electoral areas may have to accept what Vernon offers because they can’t afford to build their own arenas and pools. While Coldstream and the electoral area residents will continue to pay 32 per cent of the overall operating cost of recreation facilities, will city officials treat their concerns the same as those coming from Vernon constituents? There is a difference between partners and customers. Now it should be pointed out that the concept of streamlining decision-making and operations is valid. The current system of RDNO being in charge but the city doing the day-to-day work under contract has been cumbersome. Instead of turning everything over to the city, why not let the regional district own and manage the facilities? After all, all of the jurisdictions are part of the regional collective and they would have a voice at the table. Ultimately, the proposed arrangement may make sense and the interests of all residents, no matter where they live, could be served by the city calling the shots. But it should be remembered that these facilities are public assets and taxpayers have invested millions of dollars in them. They also rely on these facilities for key services. How do the officials of Vernon, Coldstream and the electoral areas know that their constituents favour this major shift? They may have the authority to act alone, but is that right? Transparency and accountability are fundamental to our democratic system as is the notion of voter assent. It is time to slow the process down and let the people have their say.

Summer is finally here and the living is good in the North Okanagan. As the mercury begins to consistently reach the 30 degree Celsius level on a daily basis, residents and visitors alike are hitting the lake to cool down and have some fun. Enjoy. That’s just one of the great things about living in this part of Canada, the opportunity for recreation is literally at your doorstep and the choices are only limited by your knowledge of the area. Big lakes. Small lakes. Famous beaches. Hidden gems. They are all there for our enjoyment and all we ask is you enjoy them safely and responsibly for everyone’s sake, including your own. Authorities recently released the Canada Day long weekend compliance statistics and the numbers look good on the bigger lakes. “No real problems on.... Okanagan and Shuswap,” said Sgt. Josh Lockwood. However, he also reported that some of the smaller lakes, like Sugar and Mara, did have significant issues, including zero compliance with safety regulations on the lake near Cherryville. This reveals what could be a disturbing trend, that people think safety patrols are only on bigger lakes and that rules somehow don’t apply to lesser lakes, therefore why worry about compliance? Well, for one, it’s supposed to be about safety on the water, and that means any sized lake, and, two, obviously enforcement is being conducted on more than just Okanagan Lake. So, please, beat the heat and enjoy the lake but follow the rules of the land, and water, while staying safe and keeping your money in your own pocket at the same time.


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Rallying around the RBC Cup

n July 4, the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee showed commendable leadership when they agreed to further support the 2014 RBC Cup. The host committee appreciates the regional district's backing of the event. Financial and staff support from the regional district and the City of Vernon are essential in running a cost-controlled event. Combined with sponsorship dollars and gifts-in-kind, municipal subsidies will help keep ticket prices affordable. Our civic leaders clearly support this national event, which will generate between $3.5 million and $4 million of economic activity over the 10 days of the tournament and its related events. We urge local business and hockey fans to join in making the next RBC Cup the best ever. Have you heard the saying that it takes an entire village to raise a child? Well, it takes an entire community to ensure the success of a national tournament of this magnitude. We saw that level of support this May in Summerside, P.E.I., where attendance records were set in a community less than half the size of Vernon. We plan to draw visitors from across Canada this

GReat City I had a relative from Oregon visiting Vernon. One morning, she wished to visit our downtown area. We are both walkers so at 8 a.m., we were off on foot to see some of the highlights of this city. We were both pleased with the cleanliness of the streets and the lovely assortment of flowers at city hall and Justice Park. Of course, Mother Nature has been helping too — no dust and the streets were swept very clean. What a welcome sight. I was pleased to show off my city of Vernon. They plan to return to see our floral clock and the many murals that Michele Loughery has painted, and I am really happy to assist them with a tour. J. yaremchuk westside ByeLeCtion Kudos to Mr. Griffin (letter to the editor, Party leader gets to be premier) for his erudite explanation concerning our provincial political system as it relates to a premier's options subsequent to

coming May. Recently, that marketing drive received a healthy injection of $14,450 from the tourism advisory committee that administers Vernon's hotel tax fund. We are using that money to attract visitors for an exciting Okanagan vacation combined with the hockey tournament. Our goal is a minimum of 150 visitors over and beyond the usual number of travelling fans. A conservative estimate places the total of that additional spending at about $180,000. Out-of-town visitors spent about $2 million in Summerside this year and we will better that mark. The Regional District of North Okanagan, the City of Vernon, and the tourism committee are investing in Greater Vernon. Hockey fans, it's your turn. The best seats will go fast, especially when Viper season ticket holders move to guarantee their seats by their Sept. 15 deadline. Keep your eyes peeled for special incentives that will be announced soon. And please join us in thanking our civic leaders for supporting an event that once again will bring national recognition to the North Okanagan. Mike Lane, Chair of the Host Committee Greater Vernon 2014 RBC Cup

suffering defeat in their own riding despite the election of their party. He failed, however, to mention the premier's other alternative in that regard. Apparently, the defeated premier also has the option to resign as party leader. It is interesting to note in all of this discussion, despite the reported extraordinary cost to hold a byelection, I understand in excess of $500,000, at the taxpayers' expense I might add, the defeated premier courageously marches on. So much for fiscal responsibility and effective economic management. I wonder if our seniors in wheelchairs would appreciate this moment of inspiration and, furthermore, will the taxpayer also be on the hook if she is defeated once again and insists on forcing another byelection, and on and on? Perhaps you can answer that question for us Mr. Griffin and, by the way, possibly our own elected member of the Legislature

can provide us with his opinion in this matter. J. swartz Gas pRiCes Sigh. In the Society of Self Flagellates, of which we apparently are all members, I guess it's my turn to complain and protest the price of gasoline in B.C. generally, but especially here in the Okanagan. It's galling that we're paying unusually high prices in the Okanagan even compared to Vancouver, Victoria, the rest of Vancouver Island, and much of the rest of the southern part of the province. And B.C. is second only to the far north, Northwest Territories, etc., for the highest average gas prices in Canada. Even provinces that have traditionally been higher, or close to the same, like Saskatchewan, are lower. Why are B.C. and the Okanagan being targeted? Is it just our turn or are we perceived as really apathetic consumers who will just meekly pay what they determine? There is nothing in the cur-

rent world situation or the price of a barrel of oil that justifies the current pump prices. I'm sure some local dealer ("It's beyond our control") or company rep has a logical explanation so, please enlighten us. Gasoline prices did also spike briefly in the U.S. a month or so ago, but they have been going back down steadily in just about every state. My wife and I happened to be in Osoyoos for a few days and, yes, we decided to pop down to Oroville to check things out. On May 31, gas was $3.97 per U.S. gallon, which works out to about $1.05 per litre, so rather than pay $141.9 in Osoyoos, yes, we filled up in Oroville. Yes, our dollar was about three cents below parity but that's not enough be a serious factor. At the time, we knew gas was even less down in Omak, about $1.01 per litre. We are all aware that due to the total taxes and levies, especially in Vancouver, gas does cost more up here but come on guys. You've got us well trained or

conditioned though April's $1.269 seems pretty good about now. Mike nicholls

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Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts moves on up Kristin Froneman Morning Star Staff

Change is in the air as the Vernon Public Art Gallery gets ready for its main fundraiser of the year. With an emphasis on introducing more Shakespearean elements to the art auction/ garden party that is Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts, the biggest change to the 27th annual event is its location. Taking place Wednesday, July 17, Midsummer’s has been moved from downtown Vernon’s Cenotaph Park, where it was held the last two years, to Turtle Mountain Winery. Owned by Sid and Min Sidhu, the winery above Bella Vista Road offers incredible views of Vernon and its surrounding areas, said VPAG executive director Dauna Kennedy Grant. “This is a more intimate setting,” she said. “We wanted to get back to the spirit of the event and put the emphasis of it being a fundraiser. We are excited to have it at such a nice location.” The Midsummer’s move is part of the gallery’s long-term vision of establishing a new location for its operations. “We are trying to progress and raise the visibility of the gallery by making changes in the community and targeting a new audience. It’s been nerve racking for us with lots of preparation going into it,” said Kennedy Grant, adding this year’s MEA committee chairperson Ruth Hoyte has been a big part of spearheading this year’s event. “Because the organization is evolving, we

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Vernon Public art Gallery executive director Dauna Kennedy Grant shows the glass and metal sculpture designed and made by David montpetit and Doug alcock, which is up for auction at this year’s midsummer’s eve of the arts, July 17 at turtle mountain Winery. are looking at ways the event can transform and evolve, but we want to keep the outdoor party feel of it. The gallery is growing up and the event needs to grow up with it.” Organizers also want to gradually develop the event into a more Shakespearean-themed

affair, and this year have welcomed artist Tanya Lipscomb to create face and body paintings inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream. “We want to pull in that element,” said Kennedy Grant. “It’s such a natural theme with the name of our event. We will put in

more next year and if people want to take the full theme and dress in character, then they are welcome to do so.” With change come the elements that work for Midsummer’s Eve, and the art is on the top of that list. Approximately 80 pieces of original and diverse artworks, from paintings, ceramics, prints, sculpture, photography, and drawings, have so far been donated to the auctions.         The works have once again been juried to go to bid in the live auction, with this year’s juror being celebrated printmaker Briar Craig, a UBC Okanagan creative studies professor. “We want fair prices, so we have made changes that way. The emphasis is on this being a fundraiser, and it’s nice to get a bargain on art, but also to respect the artist for donating. The last few years we have seen great support from the artists. This couldn’t happen without them,” said Kennedy Grant, adding the VPAG is holding a separate reception for the artists, sponsors and donors to MEA Thursday at the gallery as a way to thank them personally. The live auction will once again be overseen by world champion auctioneers Don and Peter Raffan of Armstrong’s Valley Auction Ltd., who will also be accepting bids for gift certificates and packages for photo shoots, massages, mountain tours, hotel accommodations, a martini basket, and a dinner for six to the Grapevine Restaurant at Gray Monk Estate Winery in Lake Country. And don’t forget the garden party element.

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Marking 20 years of Piping Hot Summer Drummer The bagpipes and drums are calling as world champion SFU Pipe Band returns to Vernon Morning Star Staff

Fresh on the heels of tallying a 19-year unbeaten North American streak with a win at the recent B.C. Highland Games, the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Pipe Band is set to celebrate another mark: two decades of summer instruction at Silver Star Mountain Resort. Taught by world-class members of the six-time world champion pipe band, more than 280 students are on the mountain now until July 21 to take part in the world’s biggest piping and drumming school, Piping Hot Summer Drummer. A highlight this year is the concert to be performed Sunday at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. The SFU Pipe Band will be accompanied by the entire Piping Hot Summer Drummer student body for a few tunes – a pipe band

of more than 200 players. Last year saw students travel from as far as New Zealand and Europe to participate in the school, while closer-to-home participants included those from Fort St. John, Nelson, Armstrong as well as Vernon. The instructors also come from varied backgrounds and include SFU Pipe Sgt. Jack Lee and his brother, Pipe Maj. Terry Lee, as well as their sons who are all elite players. The sessions are as much about building confidence as musical skills, said Jack Lee. “This has been a commitment of ours for two decades now, and it’s one of the more hands-on ways we engage with the community,” he said. “Not only do the students learn more about playing the instruments, they do so in an idyllic setting.” For the 20th anniversary, current world solo drumming champion Steven McWhirter and one of the world’s current top pipers, Stuart Liddell, will also serve as tutors along with SFU drum major Reid Maxwell. It was Maxwell who helped start the program in 1994 as a drumming-only school, pioneered by Vernon bagpiper Don Campbell,

who was seeking quality tutoring for his son Arran, a young up-andcoming drummer. Campbell approached Maxwell, who agreed to travel to Vernon to run a week-long class for local players. It was so successful, it has now grown to include drumming, bagpiping and highland dancing. In 2009, it expanded from one week to two due to popular demand. The instructional program precedes a rigorous final practice set as the SFU band prepares for the annual World Pipe Band Championships in Scotland in mid-August. The band, which has traditionally qualified directly into the final event by finishing each previous year in the top three, will have to qualify this year along with all the other bands as the event spreads into a two-day affair. The band has also performed at the Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts in New York City and has toured all over the world, including the Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall and the Royal Glasgow Concert Hall. “They are excited to be returning to perform in Vernon again,

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seumas anderson, six, of Portland, ore., practises on the chanter. anderson is the youngest of 280 bagpipe and drumming students participating in the Piping Hot summer Drummer school at silver star mountain resort this week and next. to say thanks to the community for all their support over the past 20 years,” said Rachel Parkinson, publicist with the school. Many students will also be travelling to the Kamloops Highland Games on Saturday to put the skills they’ve learned to the test in band

and solo competitions. The public is welcome to attend the SFU Pipe Band concert at the Performing Arts Centre, Sunday at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30.50, available at the Ticket Seller box office at the centre, or order at 250-549-7469, www.ticketseller.ca.


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Vernon artist Roxi Sim Hermsen, left, and Enderby’s Donlea McCombs show Hermsen’s photographs of McComb’s daughter, dancer Amanda Lynn Wooden Papailhau, who now lives in France. The artwork is part of the Okanagan Erotic Art Show, which opened with a reception at Sparkling Hill Resort Friday. Guests enjoyed a variety of art by local, Canadian and international artists, as well as live performances. For more photos of the event, visit www.vernonmorningstar.com.

Fundraiser moves to winery Continued from A10 Returning to this year’s event is The Fig Catering, who will serve sumptuous appetizers and desserts, while Cobs Bread and Village Cheese will also have samples of their locally made products. Gray Monk and Okanagan Spring are once again supplying the wine and beer, respectively, while Okanagan Spirits will concoct a signature cocktail — a hit with the guests last year, said Kennedy Grant. The sultry blues and jazz of local act Kath and the TomKats will also be performed while guests mingle. The artwork for Midsummer’s is currently on display at the VPAG, and some prebids will be accepted for those unable to attend

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Local artist, author and Toastmaster Heidi Thompson was one of nine speakers chosen to present their “unconventional solutions” at TEDxKelowna June 20. The event showcased both local and North American speakers who presented topics ranging from urban reforestation, removing labels in society, building schools and changing lives in Africa to a centering healing breath awareness exercise. TEDxKelowna was an inspirational day for the 100 community members in attendance. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, selforganized events are branded TEDx, where x equals an independently organized TED event. Thompson’s talk, “Breath

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Awareness: An Unconventional Solution to Healing Society,” focused on society’s growing attention problem in both children and adults. She explained how weak attentions may be the root cause of stress, anxiety, ADHD, depression, and addictions. Her solution was to stop using drugs, and start adding attention developing curriculum in schools. “If we start in kindergarten by the time children graduate they would possess strong attention skills along with more self-awareness and self-control,” said Thompson. “Most important, they would have acquired a life-long tool for reducing stress, healing ADHD, and preventing depression. “There are many ways to train the brain and increase attention, but one of the most effective is an ancient technique called breath awareness, which requires one to pay attention to the touch of breath for a period of time without reacting or allowing the mind to be distracted.” Thompson has practised breath awareness for more than 30 years after learning it at a Vipassana meditation course. In the 1990s, she pioneered an attention developing program for children. She became one of the first to teach breath awareness in B.C. public schools and wrote Calm Focus Joy, a book

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Local artist Heidi Thompson speaks at TEDx Kelowna recently. which teaches breath awareness to adults and children. Thompson joined Vernon’s Hi-Noon Toastmasters Club last year to improve her public speaking skills. She believes that without the valuable experience gained at Toastmasters, she would never have been prepared to speak at TEDx. Last year, TEDxKelowna sold out in less than two days, this year it sold out in just over two hours. Thompson said there is a huge demand for engaging and inspirational events such as TEDxKelowna. With the main TED conference moving to Vancouver in

2014 from its traditional conference location in Los Angeles, there is a great opportunity to showcase Kelowna and the Okanagan. This year the event was held at the Botegga Farmhouse Inn in Kelowna. The organizers are already working on plans for their 2014 event, which will feature triple the size allowance for attendees and will showcase both local and international perspectives. To listen to TEDxKelowna talks visit www.tedxkelowna. com. For more information on Thompson’s work, see www. calmfocusjoy.com

Keep mosquitoes at bay

don’t mind the heat except that it keeps me from working in the garden after 10 a.m. until after supper and by then the mosquitoes are out and I am in. That makes for a short day. It is a good thing that we are early risers. There goes another day hoping for cooler and cloudier weather on the horizon. The other day I got an e-mail about mosquito repellent without having to Jocelyne sewell use chemical on your body. I am in the process of making it. As it takes four days before you use it, I cannot say if it works but here is the recipe if anyone wants to try it. Home made mosquito repellent (also for ants and fleas) 1/2 litre of alcohol 100 grams of whole cloves 100 ml of baby oil or similar (almond, sesame, chamomile, lavender, fennel, etc) Preparation: Leave cloves to marinate in alcohol four days. Stir every morning and eve-

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ning. After four days add the oil. It’s now ready to use. How to use: Gently rub a few drops into the skin of the arms and legs. Observe the mosquitoes fleeing the room. Repels fleas on pets too. Also included was a recipe to get rid of ants once and for all. This also I have not tried yet but am working on it. One cup sugar Three Tablespoons boric acid or Borax laundry soap Three cups of warm water Mix the sugar and boric acid together and slowly add the warm water, stirring all the time so the mixture will not get lumpy. Store it in a sealed jar and whenever you see ants simply take a used soda bottle or milk jug lid. Put a cotton ball in the lid and saturate the cotton ball with your sugar and boric acid mixture. It will not take much, just enough to fill the lid; if you spill any over the edge leave it, as this will only attract the ants even more. When you see the ants drinking the mixture, DO NOT kill them, let them drink and take the mixture back to the colony. This should kill the entire colony. In a day or two the entire colony should be gone. If you have small children or pets

make certain they cannot get to this mixture since boric acid is hazardous. They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too but I say you can have your weeds and eat them too. If you have never tried them in salad you should at least try purslane (Portulaca oleracea). It is a refreshing green with a slightly acidic and nutty taste and a crunchy texture and it may be cooked like spinach or raw in salad .100 gr of purslane contains 3.5 mg of iron, more than any other plant except parsley, and this is all the more remarkable because the plant is 92.5 per cent water. Mark your calendars. On July 20 and 21, BX Creek Daylilies will be holding their eighth annual open garden. Expect to see thousands of blooms on more than 900 registered daylilies, and just as many hybridized seedlings. The garden will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., try to go early to beat the heat. The garden is at 4617 Pleasant Valley Rd. Call Gail at 250-309-0528, if you would like to visit at any other time. The next column will be written by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. She will tell you more about these beautiful plants that everyone should have in their gardens. For more information: 250-558-4556.


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re you having company this week? Might I suggest a couple of healthy, filling salads that age well in the fridge, allowing you to make them one day and perhaps eat them up to three days later? The first is a couscous salad. Couscous is a tiny type of cracked, granular pasta that’s already been cooked and dried and is easier to use than other pastas. Soak it in boiling liquid and it’s good to go! I generally use chicken or veggie stock instead of water but today’s recipe calls for a flavoured box. The second recipe is a gluten-free vegetarian salad made with quinoa. While quinoa is usually considered to be a whole grain, it is actually a seed, but can be prepared like whole grains such as rice or barley. Quinoa is a gluten-free and cholesterol-

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free whole grain and has the highest protein content of all the grains, so it’s perfect for vegetarians and vegans. Cook quinoa as you would rice. Cover with water or vegetable broth and boil until soft, about 15 minutes. Or, place 1 part quinoa to 2 parts water in your rice cooker. Today’s recipe can be made with whatever vegetables you want. The dressing is versatile, and great on steamed vegetables. Using tahini gives it a creamy texture, without any dairy! If you’re not a vegetarian, adding chicken makes for a

special treat. CousCous salad 1 box flavoured couscous (garlic or Parmesan), cooked* 1 can chickpeas, drained 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped 1/2 small red onion, chopped 1 English cucumber, peeled, seeded, and finely chopped 1 tomato, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup olive oil 2 to 3 limes, juiced In bowl, cover couscous with boiling water as directed on box; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork; cool to room temperature. In large bowl, toss all ingredients with the olive oil and lime juice, to taste. Note: if using plain

couscous add 1 cup with minced garlic and Parmesan to taste. the ultimate quinoa salad (A Mandy King recipe) 1 bell pepper (any colour) 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1 cucumber 1 avocado 4 green onions 1 can (10 or 14 oz.) black beans (rinsed well) 1 cup quinoa, uncooked Dressing: 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup parsley, chopped Juice of 1.5 lemons ½ cup water ½ cup tahini 1 inch piece of fresh ginger, minced 2 tbsp. toasted sesame oil (toasted brings out a better flavour) ⅛ cup tamari Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Cool to room temperature. Meanwhile, chop all

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33rd ANNUAL OKANAGAN STOCK SHOW & SALE July 10 to 13 in Armstrong, IPE grounds. If you are interested in getting involved to spread the word, please let us know. We will have a display of fed steers that many of the members from surrounding communities have raised and will be hoping to sell on the Saturday. We need our young farmers and youth to stay involved. For more info., please contact Trudy Schweb at 250-832-3322. xEriNdipiTy WOrKSHOpS July 10, “Plant Me Here,” 7 to 8 p.m. Choosing the best plants for the North Okanagan climate and caring for them year after year. Free, no registration required, seating limited. First 20 participants at workshops receive “green” gift. Xerindipity is next to Okanagan Science Centre. Aug. 14 is “Reducing Critter Conflicts,” 7 to 8 pm. Learn techniques to minimize conflicts with local wildlife. Sept. 14 it’s “A Regenerative Design Revolution,” 1 to 2 p.m. An overview of the permaculture design system and how you can create abundant, edible landscapes that are good for you, your community and the planet. vErNON LAWN bOWLiNG CLUb We have a change of schedule for open bowling starting July 10. Wednesdays and Fridays, please arrive by 9 a.m. for games to begin at 9:30 a.m. Sundays will stay at 1 p.m. Everyone welcome. Please wear flat-soled shoes. Coaching and bowls provided to get you started. Evening bowling times also available Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. For more info., see www.vernonlawnbowlingclub.com. Our new clubhouse number is 250-549-4100. Lawn bowling is some serious fun! bOSOm bUddiES mEETS fOr GirLS NiGHT OUT July 10 meeting in the lobby of the Best Western Vernon Lodge. It is always fun and we get to experience some of the new products that the businesses around town are carrying. Please come and join us! Wines good and inexpensive. Hope to see you there! fOSTEr pArENTiNG iNfO. SESSiON Become a Foster Parent: find out how you can help children and families by becoming a foster parent. Wednesday, July 10 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at room 301, the People Place, 3402-27th Ave. (please note venue change). For more info., call 250-558-0939 noksupport@okfosterparents.ca. dOWNTOWN vErNON mUrAL TOUrS The Downtown Vernon Association invites you to take a free guided mural tour. Tours leave 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays (July 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26). Tuesdays 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. (July 23, 30, Aug. 13, 20). Wednesdays 9 a.m. (July 10, 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28). Fridays at 6 p.m. (July 12, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23). For more info call the DVA at 250-542-5851 or e-mail murals@downtownvernon.com. OKANAGAN SCiENCE CENTrE SUmmEr dAy CAmp Science is not all beakers and Bunsen burners! Register with the Okanagan Science Centre today for a brand new Scotiabank Summer of Science day camp on July 10: Sport Science! Learn what makes your favourite athletes and teams succeed, and put yourself and fellow campers to the test! Run experiments on exercise and the brain, reaction times, soccer science, and learn to make your own homemade caffeine-free sports drinks! Score a spot today while there’s still time on the clock by calling 250-545-3644 or visiting the OSC in Polson Park. July 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., ages 6-10. Members $40 + GST; non-members $50 + GST. Hi NOON TOASTmASTErS Meet every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Bean to Brew Coffee House. Toastmasters help to build leadership and communication skills in a safe, fun environment. Make us your educational, inspirational and entertaining lunch hour Guests are always welcome. For more information, contact James at hinoontoast@gmail.com ANAf HOLdS iNfO. SESSiON Questions re: Veteran pension and benefits? Need help with meals, housekeeping, yard work? Join Veterans Lunch in the Spitfire Lounge, second Wednesday of each month, or contact Alan McMahon at 250-545-5467. GOOd fOOd bOx OrdEriNG rEmiNdEr Give yourself, a friend, or a family in need, the gift of healthy eating this month. A family-sized box of nutritious fruits and vegetables with easy seasonal recipes is available at the amazingly low price of $15 ($9 for a smaller box for one or two people). Orders must be in by the second Wednesday of the month for pick up on the third Thursday. Call Diane at 250 -306-7800 or go to www.goodfoodbox.net KOrEA vETErANS ASSOCiATiON mEETS The second Wednesday

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of each month at 11:30 a.m., at the ANAF. All members and wives welcome. Call 542-7760 for more information. OKANAGAN ArTiSTS Of CANAdA Meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Vernon Community Arts Centre at Polson Park, 10 a.m. New members are always welcome. For more information, call Linda Hunt at 250-545-0530 or visit www.okanaganartistsofcanada.com.

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vErNON pUbLiC ArT GALLEry HOLdS ArTiST rECEpTiON July 11 from 6-8 p.m. Artwork in the 2013 Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts live and silent auction on display at the gallery prior to the big event July 17. All participating artists invited to view the works and mingle with fellow artists. Celebrate with food and drink, music and great company. Please RSVP to 250-545-3173 or via e-mail at info@vernonpublicartgallery.com OKANAGAN SiNGLES 40+ Civic Sounds concert in front of old library, July 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. No charge. Band is The Legendary Lake Monsters. Call Dot at 250-542-4042 if attending. Bring a chair. July 12, dance to music of PT Cruiser at the Army and Navy Club, 2500-46th Ave., 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. (rock and roll and country). No cover charge. Contact Dot at 250-542-4042 by July 11 if attending. iNdEpENdENT LiviNG vErNON iNfOrmATiON SESSiON July 11 from 1 to 3 p.m., People Place, room 006, 3402-27th Ave. Topics covered: tax credits, savings plans, disability benefit programs, peer support and recreation opportunities, ILV programs and services. RSVP to crystal@ilvernon.ca or call 250-545-9292, ext. 204; toll-free number is 1-877-288-1088. SUmmEr rEAdiNG CLUb AT THE LibrAry! Up, Up and Away! For ages five to 12 at the Okanagan Regional Library! Read and reach your summer reading goal to earn a medal, a certificate and a prize! Lake Country Branch has free programs (all beginning at noon), July 18, Aug. 1 and 15. For more information and to register please contact the branch at 250-766-3141 or visit www.orl. bc.ca/branches. Prizes every week throughout the summer! Oyama branch holds free Drop-In Corner every Thursday at 4:30 p.m., until Aug. 22. For more information and to register please contact the branch at 250-548-3377 or visit www.orl.bc.ca/branches. Crafts and a special colouring contest on the Up, Up and Away theme! prObUS CLUb Of vErNON Association of retired and semi-retired men and women who in retirement appreciate and value the opportunity to meet others in similar circumstances and with similar interests. We meet the second Thursday of every month at Knox Presbyterian Church, 3701-32nd Ave., 10 a.m., to meet and mingle, have coffee and goodies and listen to a guest speaker. We also form smaller sub groups for folks interested in bridge, golfing, hiking, dining, book club, etc. Info., call Denis Marson at 250-550-3086. THE GOOd fOOd bOx ENdErby Pay for your box every second

Wednesday, no later than 5 p.m., at Baron’s Real Estate, Century 21. Boxes can be picked up every third Thursday between noon and 3:45 p.m., Evangelical Chapel on Mill Street, across from the credit union. For more information, please call 838-6298. vErNON mS SOCiETy SUppOrT GrOUp Meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 1 p.m., room 105 of the People Place. Call 542-2241 for more information. JCi vErNON mEETS JCI Vernon members range between 19-40 years of age, and work together to achieve goals and contribute to our community. JCI Vernon meets the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Vernon Chamber of Commerce office, 290132nd St. We welcome anyone with an interest in JCI to join us for our upcoming meeting. See www.jcivernon.com ArmSTrONG LEGiON HOLdS diNNEr & dANCiNG A perfect date night July 12, consisting of smoked brisket, baked potatoes and salad starting at 6 p.m. Diners can work that off with dancing, which will start at 7 p.m. with a local musician getting people up and swinging. Tickets are just $14 per person, available at the bar.

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CAm JAmmErS CAr CLUb’S SixTH ANNUAL CAr SHOW What better way to spend a hot summer day than enjoying the artistry of automobile evolution. From the turn-of-the-century Model T to the roaring ‘20s and ‘30s to muscle cars of the ‘60s, they are all represented at the annual show July 13 at the Lumby Lions ball diamond from 1:30 to 4 p.m. The Cam Jammers Car Club is a nonprofit organization that has been around since 1956, raising funds for food banks, museums, B.C. Children’s Hospital and many other worthy causes. This year’s proceeds go to the Lumby Food Bank. Entry is by donation (food or cash). WONdErCAfE.LivE! iN LUmby prESENTS The King’s Speech (running time 2 hours), a 2010 British film. Join us in discussing the real barriers and physical handicaps of King George VI. Admission by donation includes light refreshments and the usual fellowship of this gathering. Come to Lumby United Church Hall (Vernon Street at Park Avenue, east entrance) July 13 at 7 p.m. You are invited to stay for a discussion period of 30 minutes. Contact Dave at 250547-6368 or daboss65@telus.net for more information. OKANAGAN CHiNESE bApTiST CHUrCH SUmmEr piCNiC July 14, Kin Beach picnic area, 10:30 a.m. begins with worship in Mandarin and Cantonese, followed by barbecue, music and games. Everyone welcome: $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under. ANAf HOLdS HAWAiiAN LUAU July 14, Celebrate Blue Hawaii Luau with Elvis Impersonator Clay Stenburg, Hawaiian hula dancers and barbecued pig roast. Doors open 1 p.m., BBQ ready at 5 p.m. Enjoy our dance floor & backyard garden. All only $20 each. This popular annual event always sells out, and tickets are not available at door. Buy now to avoid disappointment.


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Manager Craig Dickson and the staff of the downtown Safeway welcome their customers back to the new improved 30th Avenue and the reopened entrance to the grocery store Saturday.

North Westside Road residents will know later today who will represent them in Victoria. Polls for the Westside-Kelowna byelection run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various locations in the constituency, including at the Killiney Beach Community Hall on Udell Road. Residents of Westside-Kelowna are eligible to vote if they are 18 years of age or older on July 10, they are a Canadian citizen and they have lived in B.C. for the past six months. Under the Election Act, voters must prove their identity and residential address in order to receive a ballot or register to vote. Identification can include a single document issued by the federal or provincial governments such as a B.C. driver’s licence, B.C. Identification Card or B.C. Services Card. You can also present two documents that together show the voter’s name and residential address. The candidates are Jag Bhandari (B.C. Vision), Christy Clark (Liberal), Carole Gordon (NDP), John Marks (independent), Silverado Socrates (independent), Sean Upshaw (Conservative), Dayleen Van Ryswyk (independent) and Korry Zepik (independent). The byelection became necessary after MLA Ben Stewart resigned recently to free up a seat for Clark, who lost her Vancouver seat in May’s provincial election but is premier.

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… soon to be a major motion picture in theaters August 2013. Enter the world of the Shadowhunters in this special edition of the New York Times bestselling City of Bones, complete with gorgeous cover art from the movie. When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder—much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. And she’s more than a little startled when the body disappears into thin air. Soon Clary is introduced to the world of the Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of warriors dedicated to driving demons out of our world and back to their own.

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Housing construction remains steady in Vernon. There were 13 housing starts in June, down from 16 during the same month in 2012. Of the 13 starts, 11 were single-detached units and there were two multiple units. Year-to-date, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reports there were 81 housing starts compared to 80 during the first six months of 2012.


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Lumby volunteer earns recognition ers if ever there was an emergency), which honours volunteers who drop everything at a moment’s notice, ready to come running whenever they are needed. Foster has been involved with Variety since 2006, helping out at the Variety Children’s Radiothon in Vernon where she volunteered to answer phones and take pledges. She later grew into the role of volunteer recruiter, and has continued to manage all aspects of volunteer scheduling for the two-day radiothon every year since. This year’s radiothon raised $31,595 for children who have special needs.

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The Lake Country Museum and Archives recently honoured one of Lake Country’s pioneer families — the Arnolds. “The Arnolds are one of Lake Country’s earliest pioneer families and for more than 100 years have been instrumental in building our community,” said Duane Thomson, museum president. ‘The Lake Country Museum is delighted to recognize their contributions with a permanent plaque.” John Wesley Arnold was was born in Belleville, Ont. in 1871 and married Lucinda ‘Cindy’ Yott in New York, where they had met while working at a hospital. The young family moved west, farming in Saskatchewan before settling in Winfield. John arrived in 1910 or 1911 and obtained work building new irrigation flumes and he worked on building a house for his family during the evening. Cindy, with their two young sons, Nelson age seven and Arthur age three, arrived in 1913. The Arnolds worked hard, clearing their land along Okanagan Centre Road East and planting berries, melons, and mushrooms; later, these crops were replaced by orchards. Cindy opened one of Winfield’s early stores

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Unveiling the Arnold plaque at the Lake Country Museum are Rich Gibbons (left), museum past-president, Norman Arnold, Linda Arnold, Donald Arnold, Barbara (Arnold) Dapavo and Mayor James Baker. at the corner of Camp Road and Okanagan Centre Road East. Nelson founded Arnold & Sons Trucking, later G & N Arnold Ltd,. which operated in Lake Country for 57 years. Nelson married May and they had two sons, Gilbert and Don. Arthur and Ethel were childhood sweethearts and were married 71 years, until Ethel’s death in 2000. Art was a great baseball player, helping the Winfield team win three consecutive championships in 1925-27. A r t hu r and Ethel had five children: Shirley, Norm, Barbara, Frank, and Laurie.

Don Arnold grew up in Winfield, and in 1954, he joined the UBC rowing team. In 1955, he rowed for the UBC Eights crew, winning the Pacific Coast Championships. In 1956, Don rowed for one fours crew in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, winning gold. His friend Wayne Pretty, also of Winfield, rowed for the second Canadian crew, which won silver. In 1960, Don’s crew won silver in the Rome Olympics. He has been inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame and the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame. Gilbert was born here in 1928 and he married Jane Weddell,

a teacher in Winfield, in 1950. Both were active in numerous community organizations throughout their lives, Gilbert was a member of the Winfield Fire Department, the Winfield Lion’s Club, the Winfield Memorial Hall Association and he assisted with the construction of Jack Seaton Park. Jane Arnold originally suggested Okanagan Centre school would make a good museum location. Visit the Lake Country Museum at 11255 Okanagan Centre Road West. The hours of operation are 10 am to 4 pm, seven days a week throughout the summer.

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The funds were announced by government house leader Peter Van Loan and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Ron Cannan, who noted there have been many changes in the industry and in the world, and growers have to adapt to continue to be competitive. Van Loan agreed it’s important the industry innovate for long-term growth and profitability. Apples and cherries are responsible for more than 80 per cent of farm gate value in Canadian tree fruits. Projects to be funded include an ongoing apple and cherry new variety breeding program at the Pacific Agri-food Research Centre in Summerland as well as research into apple storage characteristics for new varieties, an evaluation of cherry handling techniques, work on replant issues, research into new pests and consumer research. The funding will carry on from Growing Forward funds which ran out at the end of March for some of this research, and will be used over the next five years.

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Paving that was slated to take place on Old Kamloops Road Monday and Tuesday has been postponed. The project extends from 43rd Avenue north to the City of Vernon municipal boundary south of Blue Jay subdivision. “It has been postponed until later this week, July 11 and 12, ” said City of Vernon communications officer Courtenay Pitcher Monday. Paving was originally scheduled for July 2 to 4.

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Dr. Ed Hardy (centre), medical oncologist at Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre, cuts the ribbon with the help of Greg Mussenden, president of the VJH Foundation board of directors, and cancer survivors Andrew Fernuik (left) and Betty Carlson to officially open the newly expanded centre.

There’s a chance to cool off on Thursday. 7-Eleven is celebrating its 44th birthday in Canada by serving up free 12-ounce Slurpee drinks while stocks last. For Vernon, this means that 4,500 12-ounce Slurpee drinks are up for grabs on the big day. “We’re always looking at ways in which we can do more to give back to our loyal customers,” said Tim Donegan, vice-president of 7-Eleven Canada. “We’ve been listening to what they’ve been saying and the main thing is that they want more Slurpee.”

Newcomer threatens What keeps Lake Country apples getting better each year?

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A new pest has arrived in Lake Country, threatening the area’s apple orchards, and a spraying program to control a potential outbreak will have to wait until next year. District of Lake Country council heard from the B.C. Fruit Grower’s Association about apple growers facing the apple clearwing moth which could potentially kill trees. “The larvae can go under the bark of the tress and can kill it and reduce productivity,” said Glen Lucas, B.C. Fruit Grower’s Association general manager. “There is a pheromone out there that we can use (to control it). We had application to use it in Lake Country but were too late (to get approval).” The pest is just one of the issues facing the fruit growing industry in the area but the arrival of the new pest in Lake Country set off alarm bells around the table. Discussion centred around so called backyard trees, apple trees

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The larvae of the apple clearwing moth can kill apple trees. It has arrived in Lake Country. that individuals have on their property. Coun. Penny Gambell said it is vitally important that folks maintain the trees because if not they will have a negative effect on the entire industry. “It’s important for people to understand when they keep a tree in their backyard and if they aren’t vigilant and thinking about their neighbors they could be creating an infestation,” said Gambell, an apple orchardist. “If they are not doing a good job with their tree they are infesting everyone else.” Lucas agreed with Gambell and said most pests arrive and threaten orchards through residential areas.

He said they are trying to work with the Sterile Insect Release program to treat the apple clearwing moth. “We hope to expand the ability of SIR to control the pests and hopefully expand the program with funding from the provincial and federal governments.” Lucas said his group was working on a proposal to control the apple clearwing moth this year but failed to complete it by the deadline. He said they would like to be ready with a potential program to control the new bug and treat the entire regional district. “We are fairly optimistic about next year.”


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United girls hoist B.C. Cup Vernon U13 and U15 squads finish fourth at provincial tourney

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The Vernon United Under 14 girls are the best in B.C. They proved that by winning the Provincial B Cup Soccer Championships Sunday at Inter River Park in North Vancouver. United brushed back Langley FC 2-1 in the final, with Cayleigh Graham providing the winner. With Vernon up 2-0, Langley pulled within a goal, and nearly tied the game late if not for the heroics of Vernon keeper Marina Dempsey. “Marina made an incredible save in the dying seconds,” said Michelle Hughes, who coaches the team with husband John Hughes. “I could have kissed her. “It was another hard-fought game that was a total team effort. We are so lucky to have 15 MVPs.” Vernon went undefeated in the tournament, opening with a 7-0 win over Bulkley Valley from the North Coast. United then defeated Chilliwack 3-1 in what Hughes described as a “physical game, pretty intense.” Goals came from Ashley Glinsbockel, Abbey Hughes and Alex Drury, all off of set plays. United closed out round-robin play with a 2-1 win over North Vancouver. Among the off-field highlights for United was some retail therapy after the intense win over Chilliwack, as well as the Vancouver Whitecaps’ 2-0 MLS win over Seattle Sounders at a sold-out B.C. Place Saturday night. Other members of the B.C. champion crew include April Fletcher, Millie Harron, Nina Ogasawara, Emily Clarke, Madison FindleyProctor, McKenna McWillis, Maddie Catt, McKenna Southam, Sheyan Camalush, Jaime Grages, Emma Nesbitt and Ailish Curran. Both the United U15 and U13 squads bowed in the bronze-medal game in their respective divisions. The U15 side fell in penalty shots to Tsawwassen after finishing regulation in a scoreless draw. Overtime solved nothing as neither team gave an inch. In the shootout, Vernon keeper Jordynne Tomiak was cool as a cucumber in making some huge saves, but after five shooters, Tsawwassen edged United by one goal. Both teams came out super focused, resulting in

DJ Kennington may be the Canadian Tire NASCAR Series presented by Mobil 1 points leader, but he is still on the hunt for his first win of the season. As the reigning A&W Cruisin’ the Dub 300 champ, Saturday night (8:15) at Vernon’s Motoplex Speedway might be just what the St. Thomas, Ont. native needs to return to victory lane. After four of 12 series races, Kennington has a two-point lead on L.P. Dumoulin (No. 47 WeatherTech Canada/ Bellemare Dodge) and three over Jeff Lapcevich (No. 76 Tim Hortons Dodge). Kennington piloted his No. 17 Castrol Edge/ Mahindra Tractors Dodge to a sixthplace finish at the Jiffy Lube 100 presented by Snap-On last weekend at Circuit ICAR in Quebec. Andrew Ranger of Roxton Pond, Que. won the event, but won’t be Erinn SchroEdEr Photo competing this weekVernon United's Jamie Grages (from left) Abby Hughes, Cayleigh Graham and Alex Drury celebrate after Graham end at the Motoplex. scored what turned out to be the tournament-winning goal at the Provincial B Cup Under 14 Girls Soccer The 300-lap race on Championships Sunday at North Vancouver's Inter River Park. Vernon grounded Langley FC 2-1 in the final. the half-mile banked tri-oval is the lonsome thrilling end-to-end action. Alexa Tymkiw Bandy, Carli Tingstad and Jenny Robertson for a gest race on the series came the closest to scoring for Vernon as she put job well done. schedule. Ranger 2013 Civic DX set the one off the post. The United U13 girls fell 1-0 to the Chilliwack MODEL course record SHOWN: FB2E2DEX in 2009, United held the edge in play in the second half, Attack in their bronze-medal tilt Sunday. completing the 150 Lease for but couldn’t find the back of the net. Vernon, coached by Al Gee, Rick Latta and Ley miles in 1 hour, 52 minΩ 2.99% APR Brett Bandy’s U15 crew earned its way to the Christensen, went 1-1-1 in pool play, finishing utes, 29 seconds for an bronze-medal game by dousing the Squamish with a 2-2 draw against the North Shore Vipers average speed$ of 81.612 bi-weekly for 60 months. Fireballs 4-1 Saturday. Saturday. mph. MSRP $16,935 includes freight & PDI. The United girls thanks the coaching staff of The girls competed hard all weekend. See FAMILY on A23

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If it’s Kelowna, it means a shorter commute. If it’s Kamloops, they get home-floor advantage. Either way, the Vernon Source For Sports Tigers have a lot to look forward to as they await their opponent in the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League final. The No. 2-seeded Tigers earned their way to the best-of-five

championship series after sweeping the undermanned Armstrong Shamrocks in their semifinal set, capped by an 18-5 win in Game 3 Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. Vernon will play the winner of the Kelowna Raiders-Kamloops Venom semi. The host Venom evened the series at 1-1 with a 9-5 win in Game 2 Saturday at Memorial Arena. Game 3 went Tuesday night

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Family ties at Motoplex Continued from A21

Among the starting field of 24 cars will be several Motoplex veterans with family ties. Brothers Jason and Jim White of Sun Peaks will share the track for the first time this season, and for competing teams. Jason’s No. 21 Bowers & Wilkins Dodge is prepared by DJK Racing while Jim’s Dodge will come out of the 22 Racing stable. Father-son tandem of Trevor and Ryley Seibert from Williams Lake will also be in action. Ryley, 21, racing in his No. 09 Lake Excavating/Marshall’s Dodge, is a series rookie of the year contender.

He is the top-finishing rookie in three of the four events this season. “I race for the enjoyment of it at this point,” said the elder Seibert. “And to gauge where Ryley is in his development. It’s not necessarily about beating me, but more to see how he reacts to things and matures as a racer.” Practice sessions go from 1-2:30 p.m. with qualifying starting at 5:15 p.m. There will be an on-track autograph session at 7:00 before racing gets underway at 8:15. The event will be aired on TSN, Sun., July 28, 8 a.m. PT.

The Vernon Liquor Store Stars were left frustrated Monday night at Marshall Field #2, falling 3-2 to Penticton after dominating much of the play in their Capri Insurance Men’s 45+ Soccer League tilt. The 4-6-1 liquor men opened the scoring when Rick Danyluk hustled down the left wing and had his cross bounce in off the nose of John Burns. Penticton scored two quick ones before halftime despite several sharp saves by Ted Lurkins. The visitors added insurance before Danyluk pounced on a through ball to bring the Stars within one. The liquor men kept pressing and thought they had tied the game late, only to have the goal called back on an offside. Penticton improved to 8-3. Lake Country FC overcame an early deficit to brush back the Rented Mules 3-1 at Parkinson Rec Fields in Kelowna. The Mules, who dipped to 2-9, went up on a first-half goal by Harry de Haas, but in second half, Lake Country (8-3) responded with snipes from Neil MacNeil, Chris Purnell and Bruce McAuliffe. In other 45+ Monday at Parkinson, Bosman Accounting fell 2-0 to Brandt’s Creek. Henk Bosman shot high or wide on three glorious chances and Jenne Huberts drilled one just over net from 12 yards. Defender Greg Thalheimer and midfielder Tom Ouchi had bold showings for the 0-11 accountants. Brandt’s, now 2-7-1, opened their account when Franklin Jeri-Leon was fouled at the top of the Bosman box, resulting in Kelvin Brown

arrowing a free kick over the wall and beyond the keeper. The pub crew took a firm grip on the game in the second half, but didn’t score until 10 minutes before the final whistle. Brandt’s finished the game with nine players following two red cards in the final 10 minutes, along with six yellows. Big O Tire/Turn-Key Ogopogos took to the rain-slicked Mission Fields in Kelowna to upend the host Cantina’s 2-1. With the sun breaking out following the pregame downpour, players and keepers struggled to see the ball. Big O wisely kept the ball on the ground, using controlled passing to maintain possession throughout the game. The first goal was a beauty by a wide open Rueben Cerventez, who converted a passing sequence between Mark Wasylyk and Brad Conlin midway through the first half. Cantina’s (3-7-1) tied the game after the break on a nice shift move around an Ogopogo defender for a clear shot on a helpless Jorgen Kongsdorf. The Ogopogos (5-6) strung together a sixplayer passing series, capped by a Wasylyk shot, low to the corner for the winner. After the game, a Cantina player asked an Ogopogo player how they managed to assemble so many players for an out-of-town game. The reply, with a chuckle, was that the field was a dream to play on. The showdown between the league’s top two teams failed to live up to the hype as top-seeded Brown Benefits manhandled the shorthanded Leko Precast Camels 7-1 at Marshall #1.

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The Vernon Triple A Track and Field Club reeled in 13 medals at the Jack Brow Memorial track and field meet last weekend in Kelowna. Teams from all over B.C., Alberta, Yukon and even Australia competed, including 13 Vernon club members. Carter Leahy, nine, struck gold in the 1,000metre distance, silver in the 60m hurdles and shot put, and was third in the 600m. Gage Stoll, 10, was runner-up in the 1,000m, took bronze in the 600m and was sixth in the long jump. Keegan Vicklund, 14, placed eighth in the 100m, Joey Kohut, 15, banked bronze in the 2,000m and fourth in the 1,200m, and Jared

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Kal Tire shuts down Freeport 3-0 Continued from A23

Missing seven starters and with third-string keeper Rob Parkin in net, the Camels found themselves trailing the 11-0 Benefits early. The 8-1-1 Humpbacks replied right away

on a goal by Brian Williamson, but Brown collected three more goals later in the half. The Camels held their own to start the second half, but a second Brown barrage sealed the win.

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Coldstream’s Codi Schepp is a two-time B.C. volleyball champion and former provincial tournament MVP. The Kalamalka Laker grad is also one of a handful of local players to reach the NCAA Division 1 level, graduating this the spring from the Mercer University Bears of Macon, Ga. Schepp, 22, is sharing the Codi Schepp secrets of her on-court success as she coaches the Kalamalka Volleyball Camp, July 17-19 at Kal gym. She is joining forces with her former Lakers coach Maria Hansen to offer the event. The daily program includes workouts for three different age groups – students entering Grades 5-7 ($45) will practise 8:30-11 a.m.; Grades 8-9 ($50) will go 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; and Grades 10-12 ($50) will hit the court 3-6 p.m. To register, e-mail Schepp at codischepp@hotmail.com


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Lost & Found Found: Pandora bracelet,July 4th, Parking lot Village Green Mall. Call to identify 250-9382835. Found: Prescription eye glasses in case at Polson Park on Canada Day! Call 250550-7900 to identify. LOST: Green Mustang style life jacket/fishing vest, with boxed flies, 2 camp chairs. (250)549-4627, 250-309-0744 LOST: Set of keys in OK Landing area. Reward. 250309-2977. Lost - White iphone 4 in blue defender otter box case on July 1st at Armstrong Pool/Park. Child devastated as purchased with own savings. REWARD OFFERED, no questions asked. Please contact 250-546-2676. Seeking Owner: Camera found Wednesday July 3, on road near intersection of 20th street and 48th Avenue, near 1& 2 Electric. To be reunited with the photos of your kids and family, please describe camera and unique case.250-503-1065

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was born on March 30th, 1921 in Vernon, B.C. and passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 7th, 2013 at the aŐe oĨ 92 years, ũust two ŵonths aŌer the death of his beloved wife Rosemary.

Robert F. BreƩ, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend and ĮreĮghter passed away on the morning of Saturday, July 6th surrounded by those he loved. Bob lost a valiant baƩle with a lung disease but never lost his humility, wry wit, and ability to charm. As a testament to Bob͛s character, his nurse embraced his family and through tears said͖ ͞He was a lovely man and he reminded me of my father͟.

A full obituary will be published in this newspaper on Friday, July 12th giving funeral details.

Bob was born in Bonnyville, AB on Jan 13, 1948 to Herman and Peggy BreƩ. /n 1969, he met the love of his life, Violet Mackiewich, who found in him a kindred spirit and passionate partner for adventure and arguments of no relevance. Bob and Vi were married the next year. /n 1972, Bob found the next passion in his life and became a ĮreĮghter in St. Albert, AB. /n 1974, he ũoined the Vernon Fire Department, Local 1517, in order to bring his sweetheart back to her hometown. Shortly aŌer moving to Vernon, Bob and Vi welcomed their Įrst born, Robin, who Bob would oŌen boast as fearing nothing with an appeƟte to match. /n 1977, they welcomed their second child, Kelly, who Bob described as the precocious life of the party who stole his heart immediately. Bob invested everything he had to give into his family and, thus, provided the model of how to truly be a husband and father. Bob͛s devoƟon to his family was evident in the fact that he did not miss a single sporƟng event, awards banƋuet, anniversary, graduaƟon, broken heart, or scraped elbow. Bob invested eƋually in his brothers and sisters at the Vernon Fire Department and FireĮghters AssociaƟon. He was elected President of the Vernon FireĮghters AssociaƟon (25 years), President of the BC FireĮghters AssociaƟon (10 years), and President of the BC Professional FireĮghters Burn Fund. Bob suīered no fools and demanded excellence from those who worked for him and with him. He fought Ɵrelessly for the rights of the men and women he represented and speciĮcally for their health beneĮts as it related to various cancers. As a direct result of his Įght, Bob͛s membership won coverage for those life-threatening diseases. Even for his work family, he showed an unceasing desire to invest in their well-being. This past June, Bob was awarded the presƟgious Yueens Diamond Jubilee Medal for his service in the BC FireĮghters AssociaƟon. Bob lived to see both children marry: Robin to Brandice and Kelly to Paul. Through them, Bob and Vi welcomed their grandchildren, Liviah, Rowan, and Cohen whom they fell instantly in love with. Bob͛s heart for his grandchildren knew no bounds and, as he did with his children, he invested his Ɵme and became the obsession of each child. Despite their young age, he will forever be imprinted on their hearts. Bob is also survived by his brother Barry (Darlene) BreƩ of Sherwood Park, his sister Bev (Roy) Allison of Edmonton and his many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews of BC and Alberta. There is not a family memory for those leŌ that does not have Bob in it. This family has lost its patriarch whose love, strength, and knowledge of all things duct tape truly kept it together. Bob͛s caring nature extended beyond his family and he held dear all of his friends both in and out of the Įre service. Bob remains a steadfast reminder that where you invest your Ɵme you truly invest your heart. Funeral to be held on Monday, July 15th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trinity United Church, 3300 Alexis Park Drive. /n lieu of Ňowers, donaƟons can be made to the BC Professional FireĮghters Burn Fund. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.

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HUTSON, Jack Alfred

September 26, 1938 ~ July 4, 2013 Following a brief illness, Jack Alfred Hutson passed away on July 4, 2013 at Hospice House, Vernon, BC. He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his wife, Gerry; sons, Derren Hutson and Kirk Huston; daughter, Stephanie (Paul) MacDonald; sister, Lois Brown and five grandchildren. Those wishing to do so may make a memorial donation in Jack’s memory to North Okanagan Hospice Society (3506 – 27 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4). You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on-line Obituary @ www.MyAlternatives.ca. Cremation arrangements entrusted to: ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES ® Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237

Bernard Carl Hoefsloot Oct. 9, 1929 - June 28, 2013

Ben was born in Heemstede, Holland and passed away in his sleep at Creekside Landing Extended Care Home at 83 years of age. Loved and missed by his wife of 52 years, son Robbie (Tracy) of Sundre and son Glen (Calgary), 5 grand children plus numerous nieces and nephews. Ben was predeceased by his mother (Lien) and dad (Ben), sisters Nan, JulieƩe, brothers tim and Rob, survived by sister Beatrix (Klaus), brother Tom (Mieke), brother Steve (Paddy), sister MarieƩe (Koch). Service will be held on July 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home.

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The family wish to thank the staī of Creekside Landing for taking such good care of Ben. CremaƟon and arrangements by Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, 4303 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon, BC V1T 4M4, 250-542-4333


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SLATTERY SLATTERY, David - Born January 27, 1940, passed away June 23, 2013. David passed away at Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 73 years. Survived by his mother Mame; children Dan (Wendy), Gail, Sheri and Neil. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 29 at Vernon Alliance Church, 2601 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 43rd Avenue, Vernon. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mem.com and searching his name under stories. Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC (250)762-2299.

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See March 19, 1955 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; July 7, 2013 www.vernonmorningstar.com With disbelief and heartbreak we announce the passing of Timothy Lee. Left to mourn are his wife, Karen, and to children see Rollen all (Jenny), Logan (Deborah), Ehren (Kaela) and Heidi (Gordon), and grandchildren Sebastian, James, Luke, Grayson, obituaries on-line Kysen, and Henry. His passing is also mourned by his brothers and sisters: Carol (George) Mooney, Sharon, Victor (Linda) and Robert (Barbara), and Karenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s family Janice (Joe) Mezynski, Cliff (Lorraine) Reinhardt, and Annette (Greg) Harvey, and extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Elmer and Amy Lee, brother-in-law Roger Williams, and Karenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s parents Friedrich and Erna Reinhardt.

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FT COMPANY LINE DRIVER We are a growing, progressive and well respected carrier specializing in the transportation of perishable and dry freight, since 1957. We are looking for an individual to support our Founding Values for future success at our Vernon Terminal. We are currently looking for a FT Company Line Driver. Requires a Class 1 license, consistent trips and start times. Please drop off resume, cover letter and abstract to: 920 Waddington Drive, Vernon, BC V1T 8T3, Fax (250) 542-6711, Attn: Rob Ihaksi.

Education/Trade Schools

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Kal Tire is a Canadian company that was founded in 1953 and has grown to become Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest independent tire dealer. Based in Vernon, BC, Kal Tire has Ă&#x20AC;ourished by focusing on customer serYice and teamworN. Kal Tireâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ney differentiator is its 5 Kal Tire team members who are committed to exceeding the customerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s expectations with the best technical sNills, Tuality products, competitiYe prices and exceptional serYice aYailable anywhere. :e are currently seeNing a motiYated and experienced indiYidual to Moin our team as an (xecutiYe $ssistant. 5eporting to the Chief )inancial 2fÂżcer, the (xecutiYe $ssistantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s role is to increase organi]ational efÂżciency by proYiding coordination, customer serYice, relationship management and administratiYe support at the executiYe leYel. This role reTuires business Nnowledge in order to effectiYely respond to internal and external customers. $ detailed Mob description and list of TualiÂżcations along with further information regarding Kal Tire may be Yiewed on our website at Naltire.comcareers. Kal Tire offers a competitiYe compensation and beneÂżts pacNage, along with a companywide proÂżt sharing plan that recogni]es indiYidual and team contributions. Kal Tire welcomes your interest in the Executive Assistant opportunity. ,nterested applicants are reTuested to submit their resume to careers#Naltire.com indicating Executive Assistant and Job ID #841 in the subject line. :e thanN all applicants for their interest only those under consideration will be contacted. For current career opportunities please visit us today! kaltire.com/careers

Education/Trade Schools

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We are currently seeking a self-motivated individual to join our team in the role of Senior Mechanical Designer with the intent to become a Project Manager. This would be a full time position. The successful applicant will possess: â&#x20AC;˘ A good working attitude â&#x20AC;˘ A good team player â&#x20AC;˘ Mechanical Engineering Degree or Technology Diploma â&#x20AC;˘ Skills in Auto CAD, Solid Works and Excel/Word/ Outlook Programs â&#x20AC;˘ Strong communication skills and a pleasant telephone manner â&#x20AC;˘ Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines â&#x20AC;˘ The ability to accurately and efficiently work in a fast-paced environment, while handling a wide variety of duties â&#x20AC;˘ Willingness to go â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;above and beyondâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; to ensure a satisfied Customer â&#x20AC;˘ Willing to perform other tasks as required to meet delivery deadlines â&#x20AC;˘ Good mechanical aptitude with proven design skills â&#x20AC;˘ Minimum 5 yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; experience is designing mechanical equipment (Preferably in the sawmill industry) â&#x20AC;˘ Project management skills â&#x20AC;˘ Excellent benefits package Please submit a covering letter and your resume via e-mail to: robv@mill-tech-ind.com Deadline: July 29th 2013

Guided online learning, instructor-led, in a highly supported environment

Psychiatric Nursing (online): This 23 month program is accredited by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC). Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hour to $40.42/hour. Special Education Assistant (online): In only 9 months you could be earning $17 - $25.99/hour. You will receive training and certiďŹ cation from the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD). Therapeutic Recreation â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Gerontology (online): Support and promote optimal health for seniors by planning, implementing and evaluation therapeutic recreation services. Earn up to $23.50/hour. Government student loans & funding (ELMS/WCB) & other ďŹ nancing options available to qualiďŹ ed applicants.

Toll Free: 1-866-580-2772

Mill Tech Industries is an innovative company providing leading edge, high speed lumber handling equipment to the forest industry and is located in the Salmon Arm Industrial Park.

www.stenbergcollege.com

Over 92% of our grads are employed in their ďŹ eld of study within 6 months of graduation.


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Employment

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Services

Help Wanted

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Help Wanted

Medical/Dental

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL DISTRESS?

The Lemare Group is accepting resumes for the following positions: • Certified Hand Fallers • Office Highway Logging Truck Drivers • Log Loader Operator • Grapple Yarder Operators • Boom Boat Operator • Chasers • Hooktenders • 2nd Loaders-Buckermen • Heavy Duty Mechanics Fulltime camp with union rates/benefits. Please send resumes by fax to 250-956-4888 or email to: office@lemare.ca.

FULL time receptionist required for busy medical/cosmetic office. Must have outstanding interpersonal and phone skills. MOA certification helpful. Resume and 3 written references to 101-3002 32nd Ave, Vernon, V1T 2L7

Part Time / Full Time General Employee required for U-Brew. Day shifts only. Heavy lifting required, lots of cleaning involved, outgoing personality an asset. Good customers service skills. Apply to Box 18 c/o The Morning Star, 4407 - 25th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1P5 or email tracker250@outlook.com

ALEXANDER’S LIQUOR STORE IS LOOKING FOR A

SHIFT SUPERVISOR 32+ HRS/WK. Sun, Mon, Wed & Fri. Mostly days - some evenings. Experience an asset. SIR required. Apply in person to 12408 Kal Lake Rd, Coldstream

Atlantis Waterslides is seeking young energetic short order cooks for summer employment. Drop off resume 10am-4pm or fax 250-549-4129 or email: info@atlantiswaterslides.ca Retail clothing store requires experienced sales associate. An additional position available for experienced industrial seamstress. Drop resumes in person to Rachelle @

SQUARE ONE APPAREL 3022 - 30th Avenue, Vernon

TORO’S

Relief is only a call away! Call Renee Hubert or Marie Harding Estate Administrators at 250-545-2136 to set up your FREE consultation in Vernon. Donna Mihalcheon CA, CIRP 33 years experience. BDO Canada Limited. Trustee in Bankruptcy. 202-2706 30th Ave., Vernon , BC V1T 2B6

Construction helper, must have some painting exp /own vehicle, n/s. 250-308-8778. LIVE-IN MANAGER for 50 unit apt. bldg in Trail, B.C. Send resume to 100-3525 Laburnum Drive, Trail, B.C. V1R 2S9. sstevenson@telus.net MAINTENANCE/LOADER OPERATOR NEEDED This is a fulltime, permanent position starting immediately at our plant in Princeton, BC. Minimum of 10 years maintenance experience required on a variety of production and mobile equipment. Experience in a post mill, or small to medium size sawmill preferred. Must be able to handle a variety of tasks, work well with minimum supervision and be part of the team. Please submit resumes by fax 250295-7912 or email elizabeth@pwppost.com

NEED PERMANENT, Seasonal, experienced Vineyard & Farm Laborers, immediately $10.25/hr. Email resume to: officesgw@gmail.com POWELL RIVER Community Services Association is seeking an experienced Poverty Law Advocate. For more information, please e-mail Julie Chambers, Executive Director. chamberj@telus.net Required: Care aid who must live in Vernon, work in private home, female nonsmoker need only respond. (250)5585148, Fax 250-558-5285

Home Care/Support REGISTERED Nurses - Bayshore Home Health is hiring casual, on-call RNs with skills and experience in: IV drug infusion, phlebotomy, flu clinics, wound care, patient assessments, staff supervision, delegation possess an outstanding work ethic; a passion for superior client service, and a reliable vehicle, pls forward your resume to shof tasks. If you are: personable, energetic, positive; geekie@bayshore.ca. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Work Wanted *1 Vernon’s own DumpRunz Fast courteous service for around 1/2 the price of the big guys. 250-307-9449 A1. Dump runs, yard clean up, weed whacking, weeding, painting. Paul 250-550-4256 Affordable handyman services. Dump Runs, Lawn Care. Pressure Washing. Will do pretty much anything. Large or small. Kris 250-308-4100. B’s Yard Maintenance, shrub pruning, trimming, lawn mowing, dump runs. 250-542-0232 Handymen: Repairs, Reno’s, Painting, Window Cleaning, pressure washing, dump runs and More!! 250-550-9099

Services

Financial Services Income Opportunity NOW HIRING! Earn extra cash, simple work. P/T-F/T. Can be done from home. Acceptance guaranteed, no experience required, all welcome! www.BCJobLinks.com

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com

Apply in person with resume 1220 Kal Lake Road.

Pleasant Valley Fruits is looking for an outgoing & friendly person for F/T seasonal work at fruit stand. Must be able to work weekends. Food safe & cashier exp an asset. 250-5452000. CLEANER needed, nightshift, Also farm worker needed. FT or PT, Call 250-309-5675.

Services

Pets & Livestock

Financial Services

Moving & Storage

Feed & Hay

IF YOU own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits can lend you money: it’s that simple. Your credit/age/income is not an issue. 1-800-587-2161.

1ST-MOVING 1 ton 2 ton. Prices starting at $80/hr. Call 250-859-8362. FAMILY Movers. Moving? Anything, anywhere. Local and long distance trips. Packing service available, weekly trips to Vancouver, Alberta, full and partial loads. Cheapest rates in the valley. Free Estimates, 250-493-2687

1st Cut Alfalfa/grass hay, barn stored, no rain, aprox 70 lb bale $5/bale. (250)558-6928

M O N E Y P R OV I D E R . C O M . $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660.

Need CA$H Today? Own A Vehicle?

Borrow Up To $25,000

No Credit Checks!

Cash same day, local office.

www.PitStopLoans.com 1-800-514-9399

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

Hauling & Salvage SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL. Midvalley Autohaul will pay cash for your scrap vehicles. 250-808-1894

Landscaping

Bingo Floor Sales and Concession Work

Please fax resume to 250-542-1631 Or email to fairweather@shawcable.com

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

4510-27 Street, Vernon

Routes Available

MorningStar

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Students && adults adults both both Students

Free to good home, hand reared rescue male tabby kitten! (250)260-3951 after 5 pm

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

Poultry

PRO JUNK REMOVAL

Livestock

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

- Regular & Screened Sizes -

REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

250-260-0110 Landscaping

Landscaping

welcome! welcome!

SPRING HOURS

Monday to Friday 8 - 5:30 PM Saturdays 8 - 4 PM CLOSED SUNDAY

armstrong ARMSTRONG RT515 515--Okanagan OkanaganSt St&&Heather HeatherAve Ave••Available Availablenow now RT RT519 519--Hayden HaydenDr Dr&&Fletcher FletcherAve Ave••Available Availablenow now RT coldstream COLDSTREAM

RT RT232 232--Kal KalLake LakeRd Rd ••(near (nearVernon VernonCreek CreekVilla) Villa)••Avail Availnow now EAST east HILL hill

to join our team. Our dealership has been growing at a tremendous pace and we need a motivated & dedicated individual to continue on that path of success. We are open to interviewing candidates with or without automotive sales experience. Applicants should have excellent communication with a track record of success. If you want to explore your opportunities at a high volume, high energy & sales effective dealership, contact bradn@bannisters.com

Cute Terrier Cross Pups, non shedding, $250.00 ea. Happy & healthy. 250-547-2433

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

Medical/Dental

RT RT222 222--Browne BrowneRd Rd&&Kal KalLake LakeRd Rd••Available Availablenow now

EXPERIENCED SALESPERSON

2 Coats Any Colour

Medical/Dental

RT RT220 220--Lakeview Lakeview&&College CollegeDr Dr••Available Availablenow now

Bannister GM is Vernon, BC is looking for an

Cairn Terrier puppies/adults, CKC registered, $500 & up. 250-546-0277, 250-308-7200

(1) 250-899-3163

3 Rooms For $299,

Help Wanted

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www.vernonanimalcare.com

WWW.PAINTSPECIAL.COM

250-766-3835

Sous Chef Breakfast Cook Line Cooks

On the job training offered Food Safe preferred for Concession

250-549-2181

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

We haul it all. Call anytime.

Now Hiring!

(Shift Work - includes nights and weekends)

CANADIAN TIRE (VERNON ONLY)

ANIMAL CARE SOCIETY

BUDGET PAINTING, Interior, Exterior, Residential, Commercial, Summer Special 25% Off, Excellent References, Fully Insured, 100% Customer Satisfaction, Senior Discounts, Free Estimates, 1(250)571-9722

Livestock

Applicants must be 19 or older.

at Canadian Tire Vernon. Must possess Automotive shop experience and valid drivers license. Full time/Part time Submit resume by email (Garth361@shaw.ca) or in person at Auto Service Counter

Pets

Painting & Decorating

16 wk old brown egg pullets, $10. ea, Brown Laying hens $8.50 ea. (250)546-6332

Employment opportunity part time positions.

LUBE TECHNICIAN/TIRE INSTALLER

HAY for sale: Coldstream area, barn stored, no rain. $6/bale. 250-549-1881.

EVERCARE: Hedge trimming, Tree Pruning & removal,Weed Dump Haul. 250-550-9405

Help Wanted

Required Immediately

2nd cut, Alfalfa 70 lb bales $5./bale, barn stored. 250546-9896 or 250-550-8040

Certified Dental Assistant required immediately for our busy, progressive dental office. We are looking for a full time addition to our already great team. Please drop resumes off at Dr. Regehr and Dr. Siwoski office, #200 - 2500 53 Avenue, Vernon or by email to info@toothdoc.ca.

LIQUOR STORE

CASHIER STOCK PERSON REQUIRED

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Contact Contact Circulation Circulation •• 250-550-7901 250-550-7901

We load pickups, trailers, etc … and we deliver! • Screened Topsoil • Decorative Rock • Natures Gold Products • Bark Mulch • Manure and Peat • Sand and Gravel

250.542.7520

ACROSS FROM VERNON GOLF COURSE ENTRANCE

609 KAL LAKE ROAD

PICK UP OR DELIVERY NOW OPEN Mon - Fri 8AM - 5PM DECORATIVE ROCK Saturday 8AM - 4PM WHITE DOLOMITE Sunday 9AM - 4PM Closed Statutory Holidays BLAST ROCK VISA, DEBIT, MASTERCARD, INTERACT, SENIORS DISCOUNT LAVA ROCK SLATE / FLAGSTONE LANDSCAPE FABRIC BARK MULCH TOP SOIL MIXES SAND & GRAVEL www.justrocks.ca

JUST

250.541.0111 1.866.439.0111

ROCKS

NO ROCK TOO BIG NO PURCHASE TOO SMALL

186 GREENHOW RD., VERNON 1 KM NORTH OF SWAN LAKE NURSERYLAND


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BUSINESSES & SERVICES HOME MAINTENANCE / RENOVATIONS /CONSTRUCTION A-Z Renovations • Renos • Repairs • Home Projects • Kitchen • Bathroom • Electrical • Plumbing • Carpentry • 25 Yrs Exp

Call Robert

250-309-4802

CONCRETE

Landing

CONSTRUCTION Residential • Commercial BIG or Small Renos • General Contracting • Project Management

www.landingconstruction.ca • 250-308-7500

SIDING

Decorative Concrete, Sealing & Much More. www.PinnacleConcrete.ca

250-938-3166

A>>ͳWAz^ RENOVATING

HARDI-PLANK

SOFFITS

FASCIA

COMPETITION EXTERIORS LTD (250) 309-3981 GUTTERS

DECKING RAILING PATIO COVER www.competitionexteriors.ca

RUBBISH REMOVAL Raise & Level Sunken Concrete • Mudjacking Polyurethane Lifting • Free Estimates

Russ Gauthier

250-503-7926

ACCREDITED BUSINESS

www.accurateconcrete.ca

CONCRETE & CONSTRUCTION

Tazz’s Concrete

“All Your Concrete Needs”

Concrete

- Foundations - Concrete Floors - Driveways - Retaining Walls - Sidewalks/Curbs - Suspended Slabs

Construction

SENIORS DISCOUNT

- Framing - Siding/Roofing Hardi Plank/Vinyl - Decks/Patios - Renos Complete - Post & Beam

Ph: 558-5452 • Cell: 308-8268

You Belong

HERE!

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Pro Junk Removal Services

• Bin Rentals and Call for Service 7 days a week • Truck Services Vernon & surrounding areas • Residence - Cottage • Barns & Yards Call the clean up crew • Business - Estate Sales We haul it all - no job too small! projunk@telus.net

250-766-3835

CONTRACTORS MCM RENOVATION

– Framing to Flooring – Phone: 250.308.1299 years Email: mcm75@shaw.ca ex15perience

250-550-7900

27 yrs experience, references, before/ĂŌer pics

Brian Harris 250-540-6205 (cell) or 250-549-5110

B.C. Certified Log Home Builder

HANDS Renovations & Repairs Painting & Decorating Kitchens & Bathrooms Seniors Discount

Quality Work Guaranteed

LANDSCAPING & CONSTRUCTION

LICENSED AND INSURED

*VTWSL[L9LUV]H[PVUZ‹9LWHPYZ‹+LJRZ‹-LUJLZ

‘Framing to Flooring’ Licensed & Insured

Ron @ 250.309.0435 nulookhomeworks.ca www.nulookhomeworks.ca

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A+ with the BBB / Twitter@WattieCon

Windows, Doors & now...

wattieconstructionltd.com

250-938-0415

BUSINESS DIRECTORY QUESTIONS?

250-550-7900

KITCHEN CABINETS!!

by Norelco

Renovation Specialists - We Can Do It! NEW Quality Professional Installations

www.odws.ca

Showroom 2001 - 43 St, Vernon BC • 250-542-1294

1044 Middleton Way, Vernon

• New Construction or Renovations • Installations • Milgard Vinyl, Fiberglass & Aluminum Windows • Interior & Exterior Doors • FREE ESTIMATES Toll Free 1-800-661-8003 • Phone (250) 545-6096 • Fax (250) 545-1977

LANDSCAPING STUCCO CARWAY STUCCO Stucco, Re-stucco & Repairs

OK Landing Lawn & Garden RESIDENTIAL | COMMERCIAL | STRATA • MOWING • YARD CLEANUP • SHRUB/HEDGE SHAPING • Leaf Removal • Pruning • Nutrient Management Jake 250-351-5478 Cell

25 + years Experience

ROOFING

250.938.0810

250.308.6230

WINDOWS & DOORS

COUNTERTOPS

Kelly Friend Journeyman Cabinet Maker

BADABATHROOMS.COM

Excavating • Water/Utility Lines Site Prep • Retaining Walls Augering • Drainage/Ditching Grading • Single Axle Dumptruck

Ph: 307-0387

CALL ME FIRST OR YOU’LL PAY TOO MUCH!!!

TUB TO SHOWER • CUSTOM SHOWERS • TUBS VANITIES • COUNTERTOPS • SINKS • FAUCETS • TOILETS ACCESSORIES • TILING • DESIGN • PACKAGES

TIM 250-307-8772

Andy & Gayle Doucette 250-306-1457 doucettea@ymail.com

K.W.F. COUNTERTOPS Free Estimates • 30 Yrs Experience

QUALITY BATHROOM RENOVATIONS INC.

HANDYMAN

TRADES

Specializing in Log Home Chinking & Sealing

CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

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Glendale Roofing & Renovations Seniors Discount Free Estimates Emergency Repairs

We guarantee our workmanship at an affordable price. Book now!

Cliff Battensby 250-308-1193

NAGY LANDSCAPING

BOOKING NOW FOR SPRING!!! Residential & Commercial

CLEANUPS, POWER RAKING, AERATION, PRUNING, SHRUB & HEDGE TRIMMING, MOWING, MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS

Call Matt 250-306-9896

LOCALLY GROWN Pyramid & Emerald Hedging Cedars.

Cedars 6’ to 7’ $20. Also other trees, Junipers & Shrubs.

250-542-6004


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BUSINESSES & SERVICES DECKS

PAINTING

You WILL be noticed and get MORE business by placing

SIMPLY CEILINGS AND WALLS

an ad in this directory

Repaints our specialty! â&#x20AC;˘ Walls â&#x20AC;˘ Doors â&#x20AC;˘ Windows â&#x20AC;˘ Trim â&#x20AC;˘ Textured Ceilings Painted - Repaired or Retextured GET MY ESTIMATE OR PAY TOO MUCH! Free Estimates â&#x20AC;˘ www.timetopaint.com or

308-9783 549-5140

WHITESTONE PAINTING HANDYMAN

SUPERIOR DECK LTD

VINYL DECKING â&#x20AC;˘ ALUMINUM RAILING

Since 1989 - Free Estimates

Kelowna â&#x20AC;˘ WinďŹ eld

Tom 250-308-8778

DRYWALL 549-0115

MARCEL LABRECQUE

PLEASE CONTACT THE CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT AT

CONTACT CLASSIFIED

250-550-7900

Heavy Duty Machinery

Farm Equipment 2006 Craftsman Kohler industrial 27hp, 54â&#x20AC;? mower, snow blower, loader, wheel weights & chains $3500. 250-503-2546

Fruit & Vegetables BING CHERRIES $1/lb U-Pick, $1.50/lb Picked. Swan Lake area. 250-558-5904, 250-351-9099 Blueberries, no sprays, U/we pick. $3/$4.50 lb. Super flavor. Grandview Flats. 250546-4099. BURKEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S Order Raspberries 10 lbs $34., Order Blueberries. 20 lbs, $46. #1 Cherries 10 lbs $27.50 less $3/lb, Apricots 10 lbs $18. less $2/lb, Peas & carrots. Pickling cucumbers $1.50/lb. 250-545-2093 Cherries. $1.50 lb, U-pick. $1.25. Maws Orchard 250546-3401.250-309-2836. RaspberriesYou-pick $1.75/lb we pick $3./lb. Call (250)5463812. 1536 Hoffman Rd. Off Eagle Rock Rd, Armstrong. U-Pick Cherries for sale $1/lb bring your own containers 6298 Rimer RD. 250-545-1780 U Pick Raspberries. 4990 N Grandview Flats. 5 min north Okeefe Ranch. $1.75 lb, 1 acre, no spray, thornless. Please bring containers. 250308-8254 U-PICK RASPBERRIES & CHERRIES Open daily 8-11am or by appointment. Bright Angel Farm 6896 Herry Rd. (250)558-5552

Furniture *NEW QUEEN MATTRESS SET* Pillow Top in Plastic. Mfr. Warranty Must Sell $200 ~ (1)(250)870-2562

& DECKS

Chris Cell 309-0410 â&#x20AC;˘ www.kalcocontracting.com

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Medical Supplies

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Furniture Emporium WANTED: Good used Medical equipment, walkers, power lift chairs, scooters and other items. Phone 250-545-0240

Piano organ, never used, back gr. drum music when set. $300 obo. 250-545-8527 Place a ClassiďŹ ed word ad for any item under $500 for $11.05 plus tax. Max 3 lines or less. Runs 3 community and 4 daily papers. Excluding Pets for sale. RESTLESS LEG Syndrome and leg cramps? Fast relief in one hour. Sleep at night. Proven for over 32 years. www.allcalm.com Mon-Fri 8-4 EST 1-800-765-8660. Standard Mattress like new, (a little longer).Spring Opedic. makers of back supporter. $450.250-545-1446. Wanted to Buy: Year 2000+ Class C 22-24â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Motor home. Fair Price (250)549-3696

STEEL BUILDING - DIY summer sale! Bonus days extra 5% off. 20x22 $3,998. 25x24 $4,620. 30x34 $6,656. 32x42 $8,488. 40x54 $13,385. one end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca

TOP DOLLAR PAID Removal, Scrap Cars & Metals, large or small, Farm & Industrial Equipment, & Complete Property Reclamation. Used Tire Sale (250)503-7003

Auctions

SCRAP PAPPY Will pay cash for oversized scrap steel, cats, yarders, saw mill equipment, farm equipment, etc. All insurance in place to work on your property. 250-260-0217

1 4 burner kitchen stove, white, good working. $125. 1 set of golf clubs, bag on wheels. $50. 1 band saw for cutting angle iron. $200. 778475-7230.

30 gallon plastic Barrels $15. each. (250)558-0176 AT LAST! An iron filter that works. IronEater! Fully patented Canada/U.S.A. Removes iron, hardness, smell, manganese. Since 1957. Visit our 29 innovative inventions; www.bigirondrilling.com Phone 1-800-BIG-IRON. KILL BED Bugs & Their Eggs! Buy a Harris Bed Bug Kit, Complete Room Treatment Solution. Odorless, Non-Staining. Available online homedepot.com (NOT IN STORES). Misc Shop Tools, Ban Saws, Miter Saws, Routers, Dust Collector, etc. 250-542-5141 NEED BUILDING PLANS New or renovation. Call Okanagan Blue Print. 250-558-8791

Pets

Pets

Auctions

A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20â&#x20AC;&#x2122;40â&#x20AC;&#x2122;45â&#x20AC;&#x2122;53 in stock. SPECIAL 44â&#x20AC;&#x2122; x 40â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Container Shop w/steel trusses $13,800! Sets up in one day! 40â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Containers under $2500! Call Toll Free Also JD 544 & 644 wheel loaders JD 892D LC Excavator Ph. 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB www.rtccontainer.com

ROD FORGO

Chain Link, Cedar, Ornamental & Vinyl Fences Commercial & Residential â&#x20AC;˘ 15 Years Experiece â&#x20AC;˘ Free Estimates

+PEJ3PMLF

$200 & Under Cleaning house trying to get rid of your junk(treasures)? Place a ClassiďŹ ed ad 3 lines or less, 3 community and 4 daily papers for any items under $500. $11.05 plus tax. Excluding Pets for sale.

BOOKKEEPING

250-550-7900

DEPARTMENT

FENCE

DAVIES DRYWALL

ACCOUNTING/

250-550-4598

15124 Middle Bench Road, Oyama, BC V4V 2C4 â&#x20AC;˘ Fax: 250-548-4045

CUSTOM HOME DRYWALLER NEW OR RENO BOARD, TAPE & SPRAY CALL KYLE 250-308-4663

TO ADVERTISE IN THE BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Vernon â&#x20AC;˘ Salmon Arm

250-212-3075

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR FREE ESTIMATES WORK GUARANTEED 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE

& PATIOS

Shoprider Scooters & power chairs, new & used. Stair lifts, platform stair lifts, vertical platform lifts. Kamloops: 250-3773705 Kelowna: 250-764-7757 Vernon: 250-542-3745 or call Toll Free 1-888-542-3745 www.okmobility.ca

Misc. for Sale

JULY & AU GU ST

6068087

STEEL BUILDINGS, metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

You Call We Haul Scrap Cars & Metal. Will pay for some cars. Call Scott 250-558-8855

Misc. Wanted PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670

WANTED: Good used furniture, beds & appliances. Phone Furniture Emporium, 250-545-0240

Wanted: Kash for copper/ brass- radiators, wire, plumbing. Also clean up yards/metal haul away. 250-546-3556

Garage Sales

Garage Sales

AUCTION

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Over 100 Model Railway Cars, Metal & Plastic, 15 Engines, Plus Other Items by Hornby, Athearn, Model Power & More. H0 & 00 Scale & Some Others.

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FURNITURE, APPLIANCES & MISC: Large 8pc Dining Room Suite, Table 6 Chairs & Cabinet, King Size Sleigh Bed Frame, Gibbard Mirrored Dresser, 2 Electric Lift Chair Recliners, Hide-a-Bed, Solid Wood Coffee & End Tables, Framed Pictures & Prints, Cuckoo Clocks, Large Oak Dining Table with 6 Chairs, Trumpet, Bedroom Suites, Upholstered Chairs, Sofa & Chair, Love Seats, Mirrors, Framed Pictures & Prints, Beer Signs, Miracle Mate Vacuum, Janome Sewing Machine, Fridges, Stoves, Freezer, Dishwashers, Hot Plate, Food Dehydrator, Entertainment Unit, Stereo, TVs, Portable & Window Air Conditioners, Walker, File Cabinets, Pocket Watches, Bills, Hoselton Aluminum Sculptures, Coins, Plus More. 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Inflatable (Zodiac Like) Boat, Troy Bilt Rear Tine Rototiller with Plow.

TOOLS & MISC: 16â&#x20AC;? Auto Planer, Drill Press, Bandsaw, Stihl Chainsaw, 3/4â&#x20AC;?, 1/2â&#x20AC;?, 3/8â&#x20AC;? Torque Wrenches, 5 Dewalt Drills, Hitachi Demo Hammer Drill, Table Saw, Inline Fans, Sanders, Circ Saws, Heaters, Shop Vac, Weed Eaters, 80 Amp Flux Core Welder, Water Pump, Flooring, Large Animal Crate, Leather Riding Chaps, Tents, Water Skiis, Wake Board, Folding Chairs, Fishing Rods, Tackle Boxes, Ped Sink, Bikes, Ladders, Pick Up Truck Rack, Trampoline, Recycling Boxes, Recycling Bag Stands, Exercise Equipment, Plus Much More. Craftsman LTX 1000 21hp, 42â&#x20AC;? Cut Riding Mower

www.doddsauction.com Viewing all day Wednesday at 3311-28th Avenue in Vernon Open for consignments: Mon - Fri 8:30 to 5:00 â&#x20AC;˘ Sat â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;til noon

DODDS AUCTION

250-545-3259

BX 6736 Foothills Dr. Fri & Sat, July 12-13, 7am-3pm. Moving sale! Furn & h-hold items. FINAL ESTATE Sale: #95-124 Sarsons Rd (Quail Run), Fri, July 12, 4-6. Sat, July 13, 10-2. Any reasonable offer accepted. Quality items only. Vernon: 2306-40 Ave,Sat, July 13, 8am-1:30pm Huge Chruch Garage sale/Bake sale. Fundraiser for our Youth Summer Camp. Lots of stuff for everyone!

GARAGE SALE ADS MUST INCLUDE: Area,address, date and time. Please have your ad organized and ready to be placed in the Garage Sale Directory. 3 lines or less(approx 10-12 words $20.00 includes tax.) Please take Garage Sale signs down after sale.


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Apt/Condo for Rent

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Homes for Rent

Suites, Lower

Auto Financing

Boats

BUY-SELL-CONSIGN

3 bdrm home in central location, close to Vernon Court House. No pets, no smoking $975/month plus utilities Available late July Call 250.308.7134 - Bjorn

1bdrm, bright, quiet, lwr East Hill, n/s, n/p f/s, shared w/d,lrg fence yrd w/trees July 15 $750 incl int/util. Text 250-309-3455 1bdrm, bright, spacious, view, f/s w/d, $600. util incl, Avail now. Ref’s req’d 250-545-3542 1bdrm+den, bright, Armstrong nice area, sep/ent w/d, incl/util Aug 1. $750. 250-938-4840 1-bdrm f/s, dw, shared laundry, $700. Incl, cable, util, internet, n/p, n/s, no parties, suits mature female, Avail now 250-558-0142 leave message 1bdrm, sep/entr, NS, NP, North end Swan Lake, FS WD util/incl $700. 250-545-6090 2 bdrm bsmnt apt. Centre of Vernon. N/Partying, N/S. July 15. Price neg. 250-545-1465. 2bdrm bsmt suite $700 incl util, close to hospital N/S 778930-1515 or (250)307-1145 2bdrm f/s, w/d, util, tv & internet incl. Industrial park Armstrong.$800/mo 250-546-8709 2 lower floors, 4bdrm, lakefront, near Kin Beach, n/s, n/p, $1000. Avl now. 250-542-1722 Above ground 1bdrm suite. All util incl+cbl. $650 Suits mature single lady. 250-309-8322 ARMSTRONG area. NP, NS, 1bdrm with den and laundry room, 750/mth utilities inc. Available Aug 1st. 250-3090683 LAVINGTON/COLDSTREAM Huge bright reno’d 1bdrm+ den, view, tub, sep entr, cable/ util incl. NP, NS, n/parties, $800. Avail now 250-308-0655 Lower-BX, bright, spacious 1bdrm, suits 1-professional NS/NP $600/inclusive. Avail Aug 1. 250-545-4380. New 2bdrm daylight, 6 appl. priv entry/deck, n/s, n/p $850./mo+dd. 250-545-3529

DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

1-person inflatable pontoon boat. Battery, air pump, oars, elec motor. $550. 250-3086421. VG cond.

Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert Carbon Barely used! Medium sized frame. Black/silver Top of the line components. Full carbon frame. Light, fast, carves trail like a knife! $4999 new will sacrifice for $2999. Call 250307-4478

Real Estate Acreage for Sale $89,900. 6.44 acres Arrow Lakes Area, 250-269-7328 Pics email selkirk8@telus.net

Commercial/ Industrial Property GRAVEL PIT / Acreage For Sale in Crawford Bay, BC on Kootenay Lake East Shore. 16 acre licensed gravel pit for sale, with or without equipment (request equipment price). Also have approval for 3 lot subdivision. Older double wide mobile on property. Bordered on two sides by crown land. Abundant wildlife. $249,000 Call Chris @ 250825-4701 or 250-354-9238 chris_choquette@hotmail.com; khoyle@hotmail.com

For Sale By Owner Fully updated, 3600 sq.ft. Custom Log Home on 20 acre estate w. second residence; fully fenced w/horse shelters, paddocks & barn; great neighbours, kids’ paradise, school bus at your front gate & miles of riding trails out the back gate; Only 30 min to Vernon; REDUCED Just $699,000. 387 Trinity Valley Road. Call 250-5472396 or see lumbyloghome.weebly.com ******* OKHomeseller.com View Okanagan properties for sale by owner. Selling? No Commission. 250-545-2383, 1-877-291-7576 PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $140,000. www.orlandoprojects.com Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner financing. 250-558-7888 Semi-detached rancher, 2bdrm 2ba, grg, central loc, ideal for seniors/starters, quick possession, $259,000. 250260-0714, 250-503-3192

Houses For Sale AFFORDABLE LUXURY. Over 2100 sq.ft on one level of professionally designed & decorated beauty. This home has it all - one of a kind floorplan. Nice country setting, great yard, friendly neighbourhood. This is a must see! Vendor motivated. $549,900. (403)540-2991.

Columbia Apartments Available Aug 1 st

Large 1 bedroom & 1 Bachelor suite

Open Houses OPEN HOUSE: Sun July 14, 1:30-4. 4101 Swanson Mt. Rd, Armstrong. 250-308-7163.

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent

WESTMOUNT APARTMENTS 3611 27th Ave.

2 Bedroom From $89500 +40 Adult, Secure Building, No Pets, No Smoking, Covered Parking, Elevator, Cable inc. MOVE IN INCENTIVES AVAILABLE. For more information, please call

250-503-7315

1&2 bdrm, East Hill, Lakeview Manor, hardwood floors, n/p, n/s, on-site laundry. 250260-5870.

CALL DODDS AUCTION 250-545-3259

Close to downtown. Seniors building. No Pets. Non-smoking.

GREEN VALLEY ESTATES

To view call

Seniors 55+ 1 & 2 bedroom Apartments Walk to downtown Covered parking From $765 per month Call Troy at 250.546-3933 or cell 250.833-9158

250-545-1519 Northland Apartments (250) 260-1162

2 units available August 1st, $700/mo. & $725/mo. 3 appliances and 2 A/C.

VALLEYVIEW APARTMENTS

1604 31st Street

45+ Building

1 + 2 Bedroom Available Move in Incentives for Seniors • NS/NP • Heat and Water Incl. • Fresh Paint, Very Clean • Parking • Coin Laundry • Balcony • Elevator

250-558-9696 250-503-7315

VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 – 35TH Street, Vernon PARKER COVE Resort style living, 2+1 bdrm at the lake. Beautiful spot, huge deck, great location, FS, W, D, DW. Wood stove. Available immediately for year round living. $895/mo. Sorry, NS, NP

250-542-5580 Armstrong home for Sale, 4 bdrm, Large lot, Highland park built in 1991, $312,000. Call Erin 1-403-248-9189

Quality furniture, household appliances, antiques, collectables and vehicles for CONSIGNMENT. www.doddsauction.com.

Armstrong

1bdrm apt. Clean & bright, in quiet well managed adult building, bus route, heat, h/w, cable, locker/prkg. n/s n/p $650. 250-550-4069 2bdrm - Downtown near Schubert Centre, bright and clean, F/S, Heat & Hot Water incl. $675-$725/mo Call 250308-8500 2 BR, sunny, exc. location, sep. ent., parking, storage, AC, NS, NP(firm). Avail Aug 1 $825+utilities 250-545-6761 ARLINGTON - EMBERS AND CENTURY MANOR SENIORS - NS/NP 1 bedrooms available, Clean & well maintained; Close to Schubert Centre Call: 250-275-8066 Armstrong 2 bdrm condo, fresh paint & flooring, n/p, n/s, Aug 1, $800. 250-308-7172 City View Garden Apart., large garden area, rent from $625., laminate floors & designer finishes avail., Some pets ok. 250-307-0937 HILLSIDE TERRACE. 39th Ave, ADULT, clean & well maintained; 1 bdrm, N/S, N/P, rent incentive avail. 250-545-5773 Hilltop Manor, City & Mountain views, sparkling renovated suites $625.&up 250-307-0937 LARGE 2bdrm apt. $750/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail Now. 250-869-9788 Luxury Condo Apartment 1475 sq.ft (resort style living) facing OK Lake & Yacht Club. 2bdrm + den, 2ba, 6 stainless steel appl, incl. w/d. Hardwood floors, elec fp, large deck off front room & master bdrm & back entry. Secure u/g prkg, swimming pool, hot tub, furnace, fitness room. NS, NP. $1500/mo. Avail in Aug. 250-542-5340 Rickford Manor 1 & 2 bdrm suites available to mature renter. No dogs/ No smoking building close to downtown $660.00 and up, scooter parking. Ask about the move in incentives. 250-5495254

PET FRIENDLY

Commercial/ Industrial

Morris Manor

Sun Valley Mall Ltd.

We welcome you & your pet Located across from Schubert Centre. FREE heat, hot water and inside scooter parking. Senior Oriented

1 BEDROOM SUITE $725.00 For more info call Mike

250-542-8989 Discover the Secret!

Hawthorn Lane

Renovated condos with private courtyard — enjoy air conditioning and large deck, located in a convenient location right in the heart of Vernon. Affordable family living. In-house manager. Ask about rental incentives. 2 bdrm … $825 per month 3 bdrm … $925 per month To view, please call:

250-503-1257

A New Tradition of Quality Living 2 bd, 1 bath, new fridge, DW. $800.00 from Aug. 1, 2013. N/S, N/P. Call Vlada 250-308-8878

Coming up August 1st, large commercial space, lots of natural light, excellent exposure, entry level,appropriate for any professional/ retail. Right in the heart of Vernon. To view please call

250-275-6224

For Lease 24x40 or 40x60 shop, heavy power, gas, 14’ oh doors, great access. Avail Aug 1.Call Jack 250-549-0141

Duplex / 4 Plex 2bdrm, ground level, near Fulton, no dogs, cat ok. washer, dryer, util incl. $825/mo. 250542-4310, 250-308-9738

Mobile Homes & Pads 2bdrm mobile for rent. Lumby. $600/mo. Call Ron 250-3096361 Pad for Mobile Home: Large lot, rural setting, family park available now. For all inquiries, please contact 250-547-2188.

VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 – 35TH Street, Vernon

WILLOWBROOK Back unit, new carpets and paint, on-site laundry, on bus route, close to grocery, summertime swimming pool, covered parking. Available immediately. $550/mo. Sorry, NS, NP LAKEVIEW PLACE 2 bdrm, 2 bath, FS, DW, A/C. Small pet okay. Nice view, adult oriented. Sorry NS. Available immediately. $700/mo. VERNON GOLF Deluxe unit, 2 bdrm., huge walk-in closet & ensuite bath. Fireplace, overlooking creek, FS, DW, laundry hookup, storage. Available August 1. $900/mo. Sorry, NS, NP

250-542-5580

Thor Chinchilla REALTOR® PROPERTY MANAGER

250-309-1742

• 3Huge bdrm5large suite of acreupper property house. Storage, large deck, close to town with shared yard and laundry, 5 bedroom (dated) home, 1.5 bath, $1300 incl utilities or 2/3 utilities 2½$995 bath,+ shop, shed.

vernonhomes.ca/forrent $1800. • Huge 5 acre property close vernonhomes.ca/forrent to town with 5 bedroom •(dated) 3 bedroom of home,side 2½ bath, shop, shed. $1800. duplex, fenced yard, • family 3 bedroom of duplex, area,side work space fenced yard, family area, downstairs. No pets. No work space downstairs. $885. pets. $885. 1bdrm, 1/2 Duplex, across Street from Ok Lake, $600. July 20, 250-309-1171 2bdrm 1bath, 1200sqft 5 appl, Wood/elec heat, 2-bay garage, full basement, on a farm, 20 mins from Vernon $850+util n/s avail Aug 1, 250-379-2413 4bdrm, newly reno’d with inlaw suite, East Hill, w/d, 2 d/w n/s, n/p $2000. 250-542-5631 5 bdrm, 3 bath, spacious, 2 car garage, 10 acres fenced land, Vernon, avail Aug 1. Min 1 year lease.250-492-7114. Armstrong 3000sq.ft rancher, room for horses, avail July 1 $1400/mo Call 250-550-4396 Avail Aug 1. East Hill, Lower. Clean, 3bdrm upstairs, w/2 bath, finished basement. NP, NS. $1500/mo. 250-545-5841. NEW Reno! 4bdrm/2bath +1 bdrm suite Lrg yard w/creek. Lower Miss. Hill NS/NP Refs & Lease $1600. 604.892.4800

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

Office/Retail For Lease in Spallumcheen, 1544 sq.ft great location, good rates, call Jack 250-549-0141

Seasonal Acommodation Silver Star house w/ 2 suites; 5bd & 1bd. No smoking/pets. www.silverstarskichalet.com 250-718-1240

Shared Accommodation 1bdrm, D.T. $450 incl.util. furniture, cable. N/P, N/S. 250549-0644 Bedsitting room available for senior lady. Utils incl’d shared kitchen/bath, W/D, NS Call 250-558-8557 Quiet, central, bus, int, appls, DD $390+util. Suits senior or quiet person! 250-549-7418 Room for rent in rooming house. $425-$435.+D.D. 2 locations. Bruno 250-542-6699

Suites, Lower 1bdrm bright East Hill suite, priv entrance & laundry, f/s, $725 incl utils/internet. Suits single person. 250-558-3510

Rentals

Suites, Upper 1bd, BX, furn’d, private entry, balcony, beautiful view. Suits 1 person. No dogs, N/S, $600 incl utils., 250-542-3450 1bdrm, daylight walk out, clean & quiet person, all util., laundry, priv/entry, deck & prkg, view, ns, np, $700. 250542-1427, 250-503-0781 2bdrm, Armstrong, f/s, w/d, n/s, n/p, ref’s & Deposit req’d. $800. incl util. 250-306-9909 3bdrm, spacious kitchen, big yard, shared laundry, pets welcome, $1100 util incl. Avail Aug 1. 250-540-7695

Want to Rent Retired couple wish to rent rural 2bdrm house near Vernon Sept 1. Ref. 250-360-0366

Transportation

Antiques / Classics 1967 Dodge Dart GT Stock Resto Project. Must See! $2500. (250)503-2347 1970 Dart Swinger 4-speed Project car, twin scoops, wing, build sheet etc. $7500. 250547-0081

Auto Accessories/Parts FREE Removal of unwanted vehicles etc. Dead or Alive Auto Recycling. Call Leo (250)550-5245 RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685. WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.

Auto Financing

Transportation

1-800-961-7022

www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557

Auto Services Auto Body repairs, back to metal done right. No Job to Small. 250-547-0081

Transportation

2007 15’ Legend Allsport 4 Stroke, 40hp, merc motor, fishfinder, 2 electric down riggers, full stand up top Trailer. As new $11,500, (250)5453123

Legal

Cars - Domestic 2004 red Chrysler Sebring LX sedan. FWD, Auto. Exc cond, 50K, driven locally by elderly owner. $5900. 250-260-6693 2006 Toyota Corolla, 4dr auto. 120K. Winters on rims. Great cond. $7500. 250-545-9715

Cars - Sports & Imports 1993 Nissan Sentra, auto, good running cond. $500. (250)545-3760

Recreational/Sale 1994 Class A Coronado Motorhome. 33’, exc cond. Owned & maintained by retired RV tech. $19,900 or trade for 2007 or newer Chev or GMC SLE Crew Cab 4x4 w/low miles/tow pkg. 250-547-6540 38’ Class A Motor home, diesel Tow Bar + 2008 Matrix. $75,000. (250)260-1007

Bigfoot

5th

Legal Notices NOTICE TO REMOVE PRIVATE LAND FROM WOODLOT LICENCE W1908 Please be advised that 554210 B.C. LTD. is proposing to remove 64.6ha of private land from Woodlot Licence 1908 located in the vicinity of Trinity Valley near the junction of Trinity Valley Road and Bobbie Burns Road. Inquiries/comments to this proposal must be submitted to Steve Giesbrecht addressed to Landmark, Box 87, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N2 by Aug.21, 2013. Only written inquiries received by the above date will be responded to. Information about this proposal can be obtained by contacting Steve Giesbrecht at 250-8040332.

Adult Escorts

Wheel,

20’, custom made, beige/brown color, top cond, low mileage, looks new in & outside, used only in BC, built Nov 1993. $9500. 250-542-5865

Westland RV Manufacturing 2012 Factory Demo Camper Clearance - 80W starting at $12,995 250-493-7445 WE will buy your newer clean RV. Kenkraft Sales (250)545-5101

Scrap Car Removal

BEACH BUNNIES Upscale Men’s Spa #32-2789 Hwy 97 www.beachbunnies.ca 250-448-8854 MALE 4 Male Erotic Massage $95, waxing, intimate grooming & skin care. Winfield, 9-9 Daily 250-766-2048 SOOO SEXY SANDY The Original K-Town Girl. 38D, 29, 34. Let’s Play! 878-1514 Vernon’s Best! Jayde 24, Stacy 40, Dallas 22,Savanna 21. Short notice appointments. For your safety & comfort, in/out 250-307-8174. DTWN. Hiring! XXX LIVE: Sexy Savannah. Beautiful, Busty Brunette. Text 250-503-6638

ARMOUR TOWING Scrap Removal,Will meet or beat all competitors pricing, 250-801-4199

Sport Utility Vehicle 1994 Jeep Cherokee 4x4. Brand new winters. Camper, sleeps 4. 250-306-7377.

Trucks & Vans 1995 CHEVROLET 1-TON CARGO VAN • Runs on Propane • Fresh Tune-up • 4 New tires 1250.00

Happy Thoughts “Aged to Perfection”

RUTH MOORE is

60!!!!

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Call 250-550-5550 1995 Chev 4x4 Ext Cab. On propane. In good cond. $2200. 250-558-1119 2004 Toyota Tacoma, 6-cyl, 116K, excellent cond. Must Sell! $14,000. (250)542-7167 2006 Caravan, 123K, new battery & brakes. $5500. 250542-3306, 250-308-2829 2009 Dodge Journey. Low km, coal, AWD. Nav., sirius, bluetooth & DVD system, backup cam, 3 rows seating, new summer & Pirelli winter tires. $15,900 obo. 250-307-8601

Have a wonderful birthday, you deserve it Love your family & friends

Apt/Condo for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent

Townhouses

Brookside Garden Rentals Family Oriented Complex Units have been freshly painted, new flooring and carpets. Three bedroom, 1.5 baths, full basement, near hospital and downtown area. Very close to bus routes and short walk to “Wholesale Club”. Serious inquires call …

250-549-4467


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Prices are in effect until Thursday, July 11, 2013 or while stock lasts. *Price Matched Look for the symbol in store. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES (note that our major supermarket competitors may not). Due to the fact that product is ordered prior to the time of our Ad Match checks, quantities may be limited. We match select items in our major supermarket competitors’ flyers throughout the week. Major supermarket competitors are determined solely by us based on a number of factors which can vary by store location. We match identical items (defined as same brand, size, and attributes, and carried at this store location) and for fresh produce, meat and bakery, we match a comparable item (as determined solely by us). Guaranteed Lowest Prices applies only to our major supermarket competitors’ print advertisements (i.e. flyer, newspaper). We will match the competitor’s advertised price only during the effective date of the competitor’s print advertisement. We will not match competitors’ “multi-buys” (eg. 2 for $4), “spend x get x”, “Free”, “clearance”, discounts obtained through loyalty programs, or offers related to our third party operations (post office, gas bars, dry cleaners etc.). We reserve the right to cancel or change the terms of this promise at any time. Quantities and/or selection of items may be limited and may not be available in all stores. NO RAINCHECKS OR SUBSTITUTIONS on clearance items or where quantities are advertised as limited. Advertised pricing and product selection (flavour, colour, pattern, style) may vary by store location. We reserve the right to limit quantities to reasonable family requirements. We are not obligated to sell items based on errors or misprints in typography or photography. Applicable taxes, deposits, or environmental surcharges are extra. No sales to retail outlets. Some items may have “plus deposit and environmental charge” where applicable. ®/TM The trademarks, service marks and logos displayed in this newspaper ad are trademarks of Loblaws Inc. and others. All rights reserved. © 2013 Loblaws Inc. Customer Relations: 1-866-999-9890.

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The Community Foundation of North Okanagan recently awarded more than $57,000 in community grants to area organizations to help with funds for various projects. Foundation directors Pippa Shaw (left) and David Hockley (right) present grants to Debbie Schiller, of the Literacy and Youth Initiatives Society of the North Okanagan, and director Georgie Hay and president Mel Ormel, of the Lumby Museum.

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Kara Leahy (left) and GalinaSND LabunSurrey (right)Now of VantageOne Credit Union donate $1,000 to Ruth Edwards, executive director of the North Okanagan Hospice Terrace Society, as a sponsor for the TRS 2013 Hike ForStandard Hospice. TCN Tri-City News

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