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TERRACE - Another large mural has come into being on the south shore of the Skeena river in Terrace. Apparently created by the same artist responsible for the notorious Enbridge Valdez mural spotted under the old Skeena bridge in April, this new piece is located about 600 metres west of that one under the south section

of the George Little bridge off Queen Elizabeth Dr. Created slowly over the past few of spring and into summer, this work is even larger, and shows the same grandeur of concept and breadth of canvas, perhaps even larger than the Enbridge Valdez at about 12 ft. high and 18 ft. wide. The Valdez mural drew widespread attention. The new mural features a less

political and perhaps more spiritual message, blending eastern mysticism, nature highlight and First Nations symbols that rest harmoniously within the natural surroundings. The artist(s) do not appear to identify themselves on the murals. Their elusive work habits and penchant for high-profile, anonymous artistic hijinks call to mind the famous England-based graffiti artist Banksy.

TERRACE - More guns were turned over to the police during the first half of the month-long gun amnesty last month than in the last two years. As of June 30, the Terrace RCMP received 17 firearms, three prohibited handguns, five restricted handguns, six unrestricted long guns, one antique and two air guns, according to Const. Angela Rabut. “We’re happy about the numbers that came in,” she said, noting people are still encouraged to call police to pick up unwanted firearms or ammunition. In 2012, three guns were turned into the detachment and 17 guns were destroyed. The latter number includes those seized or, for instance, ordered forfeited through court action. In 2011, five guns were turned in and 13 in all were destroyed. Provided the weapon

being turned in wasn’t used during the commission of a crime, police didn’t take any action against the person surrendering the weapon. An antique Colt 1851 Navy 36 revolver was one of the guns turned in. Rabut said even antiques are destroyed, which, she said, at times is “heartbreaking.” The advantage of the amnesty is that, pend-

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Drilling begins for Northwest LNG on Lelu Island By Shaun Thomas THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

PRINCE RUPERT - Drilling is taking place on and around Lelu Island as Pacific Northwest LNG continues pushing ahead with work on its proposed export terminal. Tessa Gill, manager of stakeholder relations for Pacific Northwest LNG, said the drilling is an import part of the environmental assessment for the planned $11-billion terminal. “On land we have to determine if the island itself is feasible for construc-

tion or if the construction plan, though preliminary, is a feasible one ... We were very careful to look at the seabed before we started drilling because we didn’t want to disturb anything, but the offshore drilling will determine the construction and best location for the tressle and jetty,” she said, adding the company is working with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to enTessa Gill sure drilling is carried out in an environmentally safe manner. “All of the data we gather here will aid in future engineering work for the

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Drilling began late last month with the arrival of the jack-up rigs and is expected to last until the end of July. While the near-shore rig will be moved by barge and take place around the clock seven days a week, the on-shore drilling will only take place during daylight hours and is more complicated to move around. “There may be some helicopter work people in Port Edward. Lelu Island isn’t cleared so the rig can only be moved by helicopter for the duration of the drilling,” said Gill.

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Kitimat police tend to a fake bomb at mall KITIMAT - Kitimat police responded to a call of a possible bomb at the entrance to the Upper City Centre Mall parking lot on July 5 at around 7:30 a.m. Staff sergeant Phil Harrison said he and other police officers arrived and blocked off the area, and found a red container. “It was a red cardboard box, although it was painted up and looked like a metal box, with wires leading to a battery pack,” he said. Pictures were taken from a short distance away and sent to the RCMP bomb unit based in Vancouver, who were initially set to come to Kitimat, but Harrison said he managed a closer look and saw it was clearly a fake. “Upon closer inspection, it be-

came obvious it was a fake bomb, not a real one,” he said. “So [the bomb unit] was called off and the fake bomb was hauled away and disposed of.” He said one side of the package was open with a loose panel which he was able to see into, where he noticed there were no explosives. He said local RCMP detachments don’t have any bomb disposal equipment which is why a bomb unit from Vancouver has to be called in for such occasions. So far they don’t have any motive for the threat, except for possibly someone looking for their 15 minutes of fame, said Harrison. The initial call regarding the bomb was not from anyone involved in this incident, he added. “It was called in by a passer-by. Somebody going to Timmy’s for their morning run and noticed it.”

In the very early hours of June 30, another fire ripped apart a cabin and a two storey structure at the former Aluminum City Motel. It is the second fire on the property in the past three months, the first which destroyed one of the motel’s former cabins on April 2. Staff Sergeant Phil Harrison says the RCMP is suspecting arson as the reason for the blaze, due to the fact no gas or electricity services the old motel.

He said the investigation is continuing and that they have no suspects as yet. Fire Chief Trent Bossence said at 2:30 a.m. that morning eight firefighters responded to the fire with one engine and a ladder truck, and they found the two structures fully engulfed in flame. With the fire as bad as it was they decided to let the smaller building burn and focus on the main building.

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KITIMAT - The BC Seniors Games, Zone 10 held a raffle on June 22. Shown above is Kitimat councillor Edwin Empinado drawing names, with Dawn Quast, Zone 10 secretary, and Alan Annett, Zone 10 1st Vice President. All the names Edwin drew were for out-of-towners. Vikki Axelson of Terrace won the first prize of $1,500, with Prince Rupert’s Russell Stewart taking second for $1,000. Terry Bonneschranz of Prince Rupert took the third prize of $500.

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Longtime Prince Rupert business plans to close its doors By Martina Perry The Northern connector

PRINCE RUPERT - A deep-rooted Prince Rupert business will be closing shop after nearly 70 years of operation. Signs advertising a closing-down sale were put up in the windows of Manson’s Jewellers last week, with the store’s owners planning to end operations in a number of months. “We’ll miss the people. The customers are just like family, they’ve come in for so many years. We have so many

loyal customers,” said Valerie Blackstone, who owns Manson’s along with sister Vanny Palibroda and husband Jim Blackstone. Al and Bea Manson opened Manson’s Jewellers in Prince Rupert in 1945, with the store originally being located on Fourth Street. The business has been in its current location for about 50 years. The couple had three children, Blackstone, Vanny Palibroda and Alan Manson, who all worked in the store at some point. Both Palibroda and Blackstone started working part-

time in their father’s store when they were in high school, moving up to full-time after graduation. “[The store] has been a really big part of our lives,” Valerie said. Palibroda and the Blackstones had been discussing the idea of retiring and closing down the store for a number of years. After the passing of Alan last November, they decided it was time. “It hits home when you lose a loved one like that, especially when they’re younger than you. It makes you think about what’s important in life. It’s all about fam-

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ily ... you can only work for so long,” Valerie said. The Blackstone’s children all live in the Kelowna and Vancouver area, as well as their grandchildren. The couple is planning on moving down south to be closer to family in the future. “It’s time to go and enjoy life ... it’s a new chapter,” Jim said. Jim said he really enjoys being a goldsmith and appraiser at Manson’s, but what he’ll miss most is the people. Valerie and Palibroda agree the hardest part will be saying goodbye to their customers. “I’ve been here so long, since I was about 16. You see the same people all the time. It’s really personal selling jewelry. You sell people an engagement ring, a wedding ring, then their baby gifts. You help them buy a gift for their first anniversary, then all of a sudden a special gift for their 25th anniversary,” said Palibroda, who is unsure of whether she will stay in Prince Rupert or not at this time. Manson’s Jewellers had as many as 12 employees in the past, and currently employs six staff including the Blackstones and Palibroda.

Canada Post service is changing By Shaun Thomas The Northern connector

PRINCE RUPERT - How Canada Post service is offered in Prince Rupert is changing. The outlet location at 7-11 will be closing effective July 17, but Canada Post spokesperson John Caines said the second location isn’t closing entirely. “They (7-11) decided they no longer wanted to be a postal franchise. We will be moving the service to Shopper’s Drug Mart in the Rupert Square Mall,” he explained. “Shopper’s Drug Mart won’t open with full service at first, but the post office boxes for general delivery will be available right away and they will be selling stamps ... Once it gets ramped up, Shopper’s Drug Mart will be a full service location.” Caines said 7-11 made Canada Post aware of the decision to cease postal service months ago, but a second location needed to be confirmed before the closure moved ahead. “We just needed to get everything worked out with Shopper’s, which took a little longer than we expected,” he said. “We certainly plan to continue offering an outlet service as well as our corporate outlet on Third Avenue.” The manager of the Prince Rupert 7-11 was not immediately available for comment.

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TERRACE UNTIL JULY 13 - The Recreational My Mountain Co-op and Shames Mountain encourage participation in their Bike-Walk-A-Thon. It’s a fun and fit activity with individuals and families participating for three weeks. The goal is to raise money for lodge renovations at Shames. There are prizes and participants raising $50 or more will be eligible for a draw at an allages wrap up party July 13 5-7 pm at the Thornhill Community Center. Meredith Skimson and Polly Rudderham at 250-635-0783 and 778634-3499 for details. Email biketoboogie@ gmail.com. Registration is free and ongoing by emailing biketoboogie@gmail.com. JULY 14 – Women and Development’s annual Food and Flower Garden Tour takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy a self map-guided tour of a selection of summer gardens in Terrace, Rosswood, Kalum Lake and at Lakelse Lake. All proceeds support community projects in the developing world. Tickets on sale at Sidewalkers, Misty River Books, George Little House. For ore details, call Lori at 635-9533. JULY 19 – Fairy Tale Fun from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. is for girls ages 7-10 to have fun making enchanted cottages, flower crowns, paintings, and fun naturebased crafts at this magical event. Dress for mess and bring a lunch. Registration required by July 18. A program of the Terrace Women’s Resource Society. JULY 22 - 25 – Free Chronic Pain Self-management Program leader training workshop is at Northwest Community College. Self-management programs, designed to provide skills and knowledge to live a healthier ilfe, are free for adults with chronic health conditions and their families. Register by phone, email or online. Contact Kimberly Mcleod kamcleod@ uvic.ca or 866-9023767. JULY 29 - AUG. 2 – Free science camp takes place 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 4553 Park Ave. Girls, ages eight to 10-years-

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old, can expect to have fun exploring biology, ecology, chemistry and engineering. Dress for mess! Registration required by July 4. A program of the Terrace Women’s Resource Society. For more details, contact Sam at twrc@ telus.net or 638-1863. ONGOING THE TERRACE Public Library has several upcoming events for the summer. Submit short stories or songs on the topic of local history for Skeena Valley Stories. Authors of selected entries will have a chance to share them with the community at our upcoming Riverboat Days event on August 9. Please drop off all submissions at the library by July 29. For more information, you can stop by the library or call 638-8177. Human Library (August 6-10) Explore local history by “borrowing” an expert! Browse through our catalogue of local historians and book an opportunity to learn from one of our community’s greatest resources. Contact the library to learn more about this exciting program. Unearthing Your Roots (August 6,7,9 at 10:30 a.m.) is three lessons in genealogy for beginners. Join us to learn how to use a wide variety of resources in the exploration of your family history. There will be a cash deposit per person, which can be refunded after each lesson. Space is limited, so sign up soon! OV E R E AT E R S ANONYMOUS: The OA program offers physical, spiritual and emotional recovery from compulsive eating. Meetings are Fridays from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Matthews Anglican Church. For details, call 631-3485. www.oa.org. KIDS IN Control is a free education and support group for children between the ages of eight and 12, who have a parent with a mental illness. Children meet for 1.5 hours, once a week, for eight weeks. During sessions, children are given information about mental illness as well as an opportunity to develop and practise healthy coping strategies for dealing with difficulties they may be facing.

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Using crafts, games and interactive learning activities, children have the opportunity to join together in developing healthy attitudes and coping skills. Registrations are currently being taken. For more on this program, call 635-8206 or email terrace@bcss. org or see the bcss.org website.

THE PACIFIC Northwest Music Festival summer music theatre week, August 26-30, still has a few spaces left. Students ages 8-18 are invited to attend, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day, with a performance at the end. The theme is “The Return of the Glass Slipper”, and the instructor is Katherine VanKampen. Call Bonnie Juniper at 6359649 for more information and to register.

KITIMAT UNTIL AUGUST 16 – The Library’s Annual Summer Reading Club has started and ends with its final wrapup party on August 16. Children aged 6-12 are invited to join in the summer fun held Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1 – 2:30 p.m. Pre-schoolers meet Fridays from 10:30 – 11:10 a.m. Program is free. Consider the library for outdoor game fun, circle stories, postcard diaries and building cool crafts at this year’s UP, UP, AND AWAY themed club. You may register for one, two or three days. ONGOING THE KITIMAT Public Library invites children ages 6-12 to join in the annual Summer Reading Club fun. This year’s theme is Up, Up and Away and will include outdoor games, circle stories and cool crafts. This free program takes place at the Haisla Community School on Friday, July 12/19/26/August 2 and 9 from 2-3 p.m. On August 14th we are holding a superhero final party at the Kitimat Public Library. For more information or to register, please call Blake at 250-632-8985. THE KITIMAT Museum and Archives are calling for entries for this year’s Reflections: Where I Am exhibit. All media are welcome from all artisans in the

northwest. Entries must be received by August 16. More information, call 250-632-8950. PICKLE BALL has started in Kitimat. If you are 50-plus you are welcome to join. This is a racquet sport which combines tennis, badminton, and table tennis. Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Riverlodge gym. No cost. For more information call 250-632-3475. HEALTHY BABIES drop in is held every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kitimat Child Development Center. They welcome families throughout pregnancy and up to one year (older siblings welcome). Come meet other parents and infants over light refreshments with support from the CDC staff and a Public Health Nurse. For more information call 250632-3144. DO YOU communicate with confidence? From public speaking, presentations to general conversation, Toastmasters will strengthen your communications skills and boost your confidence. Nechako Toastmasters meets the first and third Thursdays of the month, 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Guests are always welcome. Contact Christine Anacleto for more info at 250-6399397.

THE KITIMAT Girl Guides urgently need new leaders for the local groups. For more info call Lois at 250-6323446 or Nancy at 250632-0135. KITIMAT PUBLIC Library - Storytime for preschoolers happens Friday mornings from 10:30- 11:15 a.m. Activities include silly song, fuzzy felts, story book and funny rhymes. SILLY YAKS (CELIAC) SUPPORT GROUP supporting gluten free eating and helping people with celiac disease feel well and healthy. Participate in discussions around safe foods, foods to avoid, cross contamination, recipe ideas, etc. The first meeting will be held Aug. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the Kitimat General Hospital. The group is open to anyone interested in learning

about celiac disease. For more information please call 250-632-3063

CHILD DEVELOPMENT Centre Family Fun Spot Drop-In Monday and Friday afternoons 1-3 p.m., Wednesday mornings 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ages 0-5 welcome “A Great place for families to meet over coffee and toys!” Contact 250-632-3144 for more information. KITIMAT FIBRE Arts Guild: Interested in knitting, spinning, weaving, or any other fibre? For more information phone Maureen 250-632-5444. KITIMAT MULTIPLE Sclerosis - I have M.S. but M.S. does not have me. You are not alone, male or female, and the Kitimat M.S. group would like to be here for you. Total confidentiality. For more information contact Mary at 250-639-6016. AGLOW OF Kitimat: All are welcome at our Care Group and Bible Study for men and women, singles or married, Thursdays at 7 p.m. For information phone Brenda at 250-632-5771 or Wendi at 632-5673.

PRINCE RUPERT UNTIL AUG. 31 – First United Church Summer Market 9am-noon. Table rental avail. Phone 250-624-2087 Everyone welcome. JULY 28 – Prince Rupert Garden Club’s Tour and Tea Sunday from noon until 4pm. Come out and view some of the delightful gardens of Prince Rupert. For more, phone Andree at 250624-3666 or email her at andree@citytel.net ONGOING THE YWCA invites you to a two-day free Train-the-Trainer course in your community on taking action against abuse of older adults. For more info, contact Project Coordinator Renu at rchaudhry@ywcavan.org or 604-8955790. PRINCE RUPERT Garden Club is looking for suggestions gardens to be featured in the 2013 Garden Tour on the last Sunday of July. These gardens do not have to be perfect or even completed. For more information, call Andree Fawcett 25-624-

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TOPS (TAKE Off Pounds Sensibly) Prince Rupert meets Monday evenings in the basement of the Fellowship Baptist Church - 6517th Ave. East. Weigh-in 6:30, meeting at 7. For more information, call Lucille 250-624-2777.

AL-ANON MEETINGS will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 233 45h Ave. East in basement. Tuesdays @ 8pm. All are welcome. For more information 250-627-4899 THE PRINCE Rupert Breast Cancer Support Group would like to invite any woman living with cancer to attend our monthly luncheons which take place the third Saturday of every month at 12:00 @ the Crest Hotel. GENEOLOGY CLUB meets every first Tuesday at the Family History Centre on Pr. Rupert Blvd. Phone Josie 250624-3279 FRIENDSHIP HOUSE of Prince Rupert Hosts: AamaGoot_ Power Puff Girlz Club (ages 7-12), Tuesdays 3pm - 5pm, 3rd floor meeting rm. AamaGoot Women’s Carving “Learn to Carve” Wednesday eve. 6pm 9pm, Main level-back entrance. AamaGoot Ladyz Club (18yrs +), Learn new artistic designs through sewing, beading, etc. Saturdays 1pm - 4pm, 3rd floor meeting rm. Contact Carol Doolan @ Friendship House 250-6271717, ext. 64 for more information. KAIEN ANTI-POVERTY Society is seeking persons interested in becoming members of a group who wish to make positive changes for those living below the poverty line. For more info, call KAPS 250627-5277, leave message. CORNERSTONE MB Church: Coffee mornings @ 202-6th Ave. W. Tue & Wed 10am noon, Sunday Celebration 10:30 every week. All are welcome! 250627-1033 THIS IS not church! There are no expectations of financial support or service. Instead this is a celebration of faith in Jesus Christ. Every Sunday eve. at 7pm, join us for a time of praise, prayer and proclamation

SCHOOL DISTRICT 52 Band Program is looking for donations of band instruments! Help us bring music to all students by donating that trumpet you have in your basement or the saxophone in your coat closet! If you have a band instrument that no one is playing, please call School District office @ 250-627-6717 for pickup. THE HERITAGE Advisory Committee is looking for new members, if you are interested please drop a note to: Heritage Advisory Committe, PO Box 181, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 3P6 MEALS ON Wheels program is in need of volunteers to deliver hot meals to our people in Prince Rupert Community on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Hours are 11 am - 12 noon. Please phone Andrea Vogt at 250-6226375 for further information. LAST MINUTE Market every Saturday 9:00 - 12:30 at the Moose Hall. Craft items, baking, home business and yard sale items. For table rentals call Rosa 250-624-4787 or Kathleen at 250-624-5652. The coffee is always on! PRINCE RUPERT Seniors Centre - Bingo every Friday 1:00 to 3:00 at the Seniors’ Centre. Everyone 19 of age and older welcome. GIRL GUIDE Leaders needed immediately! Did you have a great experience as a member of Girl Guides of Canada? Are you available on Thursday evenings from 6:15 - 8:15? We need you. Adult females of any age are welcome, no experience needed, training provided, as well as great new friends, and being leader looks good on your resume. Please call Dawn @ 624-6450 or email dquast@citywest.ca


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TERRACE - Four Coast Mountains school district Grade 12 graduates are receiving trades scholarships thanks to one of the companies wishing to build a liquefied natural gas plant in the area. The scholarships are worth $5,000 each and are financed by Shell which, with partners, wants to build a natural gas pipeline from northeastern BC to a liquefied natural gas plant at Kitimat. The impetus for the scholarships came at a trades development conference in Terrace in the spring. BC Hydro at the conference announced it

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JOHN HORGAN es drop, fewer companies will develop mines and that will reduce the line’s customer pool, said Horgan. “It will then fall to ratepayers,” he said of cost recovery. A BC Hydro workshop late last year, when the price tag was $561 million, laid out the crown corporation’s cost recovery plan. BC Hydro is defraying its costs through a $130 million commitment from the federal government and a $180 million deal with Calgary energy-producer AltaGas. AltaGas is building three run of river projects in the area and its $180 million deal provides access to the provincial power grid via the transmission line. The company is putting in $90 million upfront and spreading the remainder through the next decades. At last year’s price tag of $561 million, BC Hydro needed to charge companies $251 million to break even once the federal government and AltaGas monies were

location and in a deal reached this spring with BC Hydro, an Imperial subsidiary will build a 287kv line 93km north of Bob Quinn to Tatogga Lake on Hwy37 and then a smaller line east to the mine site. BC Hydro will then pay a flat fee of $52 million to gain access to the line as far as Tatogga. The Imperial subsidiary is responsible for any line construction costs above that flat fee. BC Hydro officials say this arrangement meets the needs of itself and of Imperial and that the flat fee is a good deal for the crown corporation. BC Hydro describes this line – and its cost – as separate from the Northwest Transmission Line and is calling it the Iskut extension. That’s a crucial distinction because it relates to the $130 million commitment from the federal government which BC Hydro is using to subsidize the Northwest Transmission

Line. That money comes from the federal Green Infrastructure Fund and was provided to take the tiny community of Iskut and surrounding area off of diesel powered generators. To receive the $130 million, BC Hydro made a commitment to extend power to Iskut a year after the Northwest Transmission Line was completed. But Iskut is still north yet of Tatogga Lake and BC Hydro estimates it will take an additional $5 million to run a small distribution line 16km to the tiny community. BC Hydro is also paying for the work at what will be the Tatogga substation so it can build the line north to Iskut. Taken together, the NDP’s Horgan says the combined cost of the Northwest Transmission Line and the extension north, when completely finished next year, can easily hit the $1 billion level.

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TERRACE - Provincial NDP energy critic John Horgan says he has a hard time believing the BC Liberal government didn’t know the cost of BC Hydro’s Northwest Transmission Line had soared during the lead up to the May provincial election. The 344km line, which will run power from BC Hydro’s Skeena Substation near Terrace up Hwy37 North, was pegged at $404 million when first conceived more than six years ago but costs have risen steadily since. Last year BC Hydro marked the cost at $561 million, increasing that figure to $617 million in the spring before the election only to revise the cost to $736 million last month. “To be honest, his answers were a day late and a dollar short,” said Horgan of energy minister Bill Bennett’s defence of the cost increase in the provincial legislature. “To say he didn’t see this coming is pretty rich,” Horgan added. While Bennett has promised to find out the reasons for the cost increase, Horgan said the province has to now consider how the new cost figure will affect companies with promising mineral properties who want to take power from the line. And he’s worried BC Hydro might not be able to recover all of its new costs from industrial users in the area. Should mineral pric-

deducted. But with a new price tag of $736 million, the crown corporation now needs $426 million. BC Hydro’s plan is to charge companies based on how much of the line’s capacity they will use. The crown corporation’s engineers have pegged the line’s capacity at 375 megawatts so, for example, if a company signs up for 25 per cent of that capacity (roughly 100 megawatts), it will pay 25 per cent of the line’s construction costs or just under $110 million. Companies will still have to pay for the actual power they use as is the case with any other BC Hydro customer. BC Hydro so far has one power-buying customer – Imperial Metals which is building the copper/gold Red Chris mine north of Bob Quinn, the end point for the Northwest Transmission Line. Imperial still needs a line to its Red Chris

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KITIMAT — A few scenes from Canada Day celebrations in Kitimat. Above, Lucy Beatty leads a child on a horse during the parade, in display with the Daughters of the Nile group. Above right, the Riverlodge Summer Program with their float, which took first place in the parade. Below, a scene from later that evening, with a stunning fireworks display at the Riverlodge.

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PRINCE RUPERT - Paint Prince Rupert organizer Glen Saunders is proving a little bit of paint goes a long way. Paint Prince Rupert’s most recent project is now underway, with Nanaimo artist Jeff King creating his sixth wildlifebased mural on McBride Street. “I really enjoy being here. People are so friendly. It’s a beautiful community,” King said. Saunders said the newest mural is a continuation of the Paint Prince Rupert program aiming to beautify the city. “It’s always been a colourful town, we’re just adding a little bit of dimension to it,” he said. Paint Prince Rupert began rejuvenating Prince Rupert buildings in need of a face-lift including the RCMP detachment, Fairview Restaurant, King Coin, the Moose Hall and 28 other buildings in the community. The group then came up with the mural concept, with the first being on Johnny’s Machine Shop. “It became such a hit that I thought we should continue with it,” Saunders said. Today, King’s murals are on the Moby Dick Inn, Pacific Inn, the Crest Hotel and Rona. “There’s getting to be enough of them that there’s a theme. Each mural is so different,” Saunders said. King’s most recent design consists of three wolves on a rocky landscape, with an abundance of trees surrounding snow-filled mountains. One of the wolves is pictured

howling at the glowing moon in a purple night sky. After painting the base, King begins his murals by projecting the image’s outlines on the walls to ensure the sizing is right. King and his assistant, Melissa White, began outlining the wolves last week, with Paint Prince Rupert volunteer Sharon Rothwell and Saunders lending a hand and city worker Tim Todd handling the safety and traffic aspect of the projection. “It’s not just [done by me]. I can do this part but there’s a lot more to it behind the scenes,” King said. After completing outlines, King uses spray guns, car sprayers, airless sprayers and touch-up guns to bring his designs to life, finishing the backgrounds without any outlining. “It’s fun to see how he builds the layers, and it just keeps getting better,” Saunders said. The McBride mural is King’s first time painting wolves, which he said is more challenging than previous pieces. King said he cannot pinpoint exactly when he will be done, but gave a rough estimation of two weeks on July 5. While Paint Prince Rupert is responsible for organizing the new mural, Saunders said Ridley Terminals Inc.’s Michelle Bryant stepped up to the plate and got Prince Rupert Grain and Northern Savings Credit Union on board to fund the mural. Ridley Terminals and Prince Rupert Grain both donated $5,000 for the project, with Northern Savings handing over $1,000. The Rupert Square Mall also helped out by donating the lift for the mural. Following the completion of the McBride mural, King will begin work on another piece

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Artist Jeff King works on the McBride Street mural. on the Moby Dick Inn. Saunders said Paint Prince Rupert has pitched a number of additional murals, but at this time none are certain. King began painting murals in 1990, estimating he’s completed more than 100. “The best thing to do when you’re an

artist is get noticed. How do you get noticed? Make big statements. If you paint a big canvass everybody notices,” King said. Anyone wanting to make a donation to Paint Prince Rupert can do so through the Prince Rupert Foundation.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN GM dealership located in Terrace requires an Automotive Technician. We offer an excellent training program to gain product knowledge and technical mechanical skills. This position is suited to either female or male applicants. 3rd or 4th year apprentices welcome to apply. Preference will be given to applicants with GM training. MacCarthy GM, Terrace offers a full benefit package. Please email resume to: Apply to: John Cooper 5004 Highway 16 West,Terrace, B.C. V8G 5S5 Email: employment@maccarthygm.com Fax: 250-635-6915 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Must have experience; preferably conveyancing. Above average remuneration. Full time position. For further details apply @ #7-222 3rd Ave West Prince Rupert B.C. V8J 1L1. Email pmjohnston@citytel.net

LOVE JEANS? TEMPORARY ASSISTANT MANAGER OPPORTUNITY!

We are looking for a dynamic and customer focused individual to join our management team for a one year contract. Sales and leadership training, great benefits, and an awesome clothing discount! Send your resume by e-mail to hr@warehouseone.com

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We require a

PARTS PERSON immediately Experienced preferred. Training provided to the right candidate. Position requires great customer skills and the ability to work in a busy environment. Please forward your resume to: employment@maccarthygm.com Fax to: 250-635-6915 or deliver in person Attention John Cooper to MacCarthy GM 5004 Hwy 16 West, Terrace, B.C. V8G 5S5 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Career Opportunities

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Help Wanted

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RELIEF DRIVER Reliable, conscientious drivers

NEEDED IMMEDIATELY. Bring resume to: Prince Rupert Northern View 737 Fraser Street Prince Rupert, BC

THE TERRACE SALMONID ENHANCEMENT SOCIETY (DEEP CREEK FISH HATCHERY) is currently looking to fill the position of

SEASONAL FISHERIES WORKER

THE POSITION RUNS FROM AUGUST 15, 2013 TO OCTOBER 7, 2013 NECESSARY SKILLS: • Physically fit • Able to work weekends and long hours • Able to work well in a team environment • Competent in waders

PLEASE APPLY BY EMAIL: deepcreek@xplornet.com or fax: 250-635-1189 ONLY THOSE SHORTLISTED WILL BE CONTACTED

Want a NO COLLECTING! Summer Job? Deliver The Northern Sentinel and the Northern Connector

Summer Routes Available ❋ Month of July - Kootenay, Kitlope (100) Phone the Northern Sentinel for a route today! 250 632-6144

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Nursing Unit Clerk – 6 months - Work in the heart of the hospital

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Pharmacy Technician – 8 months - The first CCAPP accredited program in BC Medical Transcriptionist – 9 months - Work online or in hospitals Financial Aid available • PCTIA and CCAPP accredited

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Employment Help Wanted Full time Heavy Duty Mechanic Chilliwack, BC

The successful candidate must have experience on all types of equipment & transport trucks. Mechanic must have their own hand tools. This position requires the ability to work in all weather conditions with minimal supervision. 3rd & 4th year apprentices may be considered. Excellent wage & benefit package. Email resume to: reception@kirknessgroup.com

Attention: Ken Vance @ Western Explosives Ltd. Full-Time Year Round

Blaster

Chilliwack, BC

Serving Fraser Valley & Lower mainland. Must have valid BC Mines ticket & Worksafe BC ticket. Excellent wage & Benefit package. Attention Bryan Kirkness @ Western Explosives Ltd. reception@kirknessgroup.com

GUARANTEED JOB Placement: General Laborers and Tradesmen For Oil & Gas Industry. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message. For Information 1-800-972-0209. KITIMAT

DRIVERS WANTED

Full and Part time for Coastal Taxi. $12.50/hr. We are also hiring part-time dispatchers. Send resume & drivers abstract to PO Box 56 Kitimat, BC V8C 2G6 No phone calls KITIMAT FORTUNE KITCHEN is hiring a full-time/part-time delivery driver. Must have own vehicle. Drop resume off at 410 Enterprise Ave. Phone 250.632.3828 LOOKING FOR both F/T and P/T servers. Pls send your resume to Shan Yan Restaurant at 4606 Greig Ave Terrace. No Phone calls pls

PIZZARAMA in Kitimat is now hiring Cooks & Drivers. Must be able to multi task, have good communication skills & work well in a fast paced environment. Bring resume to PIZZARAMA 171 Nechako Centre after 2pm. No phone calls please PR: Required help with painting & flooring. 2 wks work starting now. davesnell@shaw.ca Tamitik Status of Women is seeking a Children’s Counsellor. This is a temporary 1 year position with approximately 30 hrs/wk. The successful candidate will provide counselling, education and advocacy to children between the ages of 3 and 18 who have experienced serious family conflict; and emotional and parenting support to parents regarding the impact on their children of witnessing violence. The ideal candidate will have: • efficient time, organizational and stress management skills; • class 5 driver’s license with 2 year clean driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle; • excellent verbal and written communication are essential; • be able to demonstrate ethical thinking, respecting the diversity of our community; • Bachelor’s degree in a related human/social service field or an appropriate combination of education, training and life experience will be considered; • Skills including coordination and group facilitation would be an asset. Closing Date: July 19, 2013 For more information on the position go to: www.tamitik.ca Resumes with cover letter may be dropped off or mailed to: 350-370 City Centre, Kitimat, B.C. V8C 1T6

CARRIERS WANTED GREAT

FIRST JOB!

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Chief Administrative Officer for Nisga’a Village of Gingolx Duties:

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WE NEED YOU! #11032 - 110 papers - 6th & 7th Ave West #21021 - 140 papers - 11th Ave E, Sherbrooke, Alexandra Ave #21025 - 160 papers - Gull Crescent area #21013 - 200 papers - 7th, 8th, 9th Ave East #21037 - 130 papers - Rushbrook area Back Up Carrier #21015 - 190 papers - Alfred St./10th Ave East area PRINCE RUPERT

250-624-8088 737 Fraser St, Prince Rupert

• Reports to & Works Directly with Chief & Council • Oversee delivery of Programs and Services • Ensures compliance to all Nisga’a Nation and Nisga’a Village Legislation(s) as per Nisga’a Treaty • Budgeting & monitoring of Annual Budgets & Work Plans • Acts as liaison on behalf of Gingolx Village Government to other entities • Supervision of staff • Other duties as required as per job description

Qualifications:

• Minimum of 5 years experience in executive level management preferably administrative management • Previous experience as Chief Executive Office, Chief Administrative Officer or equivalent • Knowledge of Nisga’a Treaty is required • A Bachelor degree in Business or Public Administration is preferred however, an equivalent combination education and experience will be considered, Post-Secondary Education • Gingolx Village Government is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however, may give preference to Nisga’a Citizens • Business Equipment, Computer & all Microsoft ware knowledge a must • Some knowledge of Nisga’a Language & Culture will be an asset • Valid BC Driver’s License

Salary will commensurate with qualifications. Qualified Candidates should send Applications, Resumes, and Cover Letters to Gingolx Village Government attention to Chief & Council. No emails will be accepted. Fax: 250-326-4208 Attn: C. Franklin Alexcee Deadline Date for Applications: July 26, 2013 at 5:00PM

OFFICE MANAGER COLLATORS WANTED REQUIRED The Northern View and Northern Connector is seeking a personable, organized individual to lead our team of, collators and carriers. Demonstrated computer skills for data entry and impeccable telephone skills are necessary requirements. Competitive salary, bonuses and benefits will be offered to the right candidate. Competition closes: July 24, 2013. Contact: Todd Hamilton Publisher - The Northern View, Northern Connector Phone: 250-624-8088 Cell: 250-600-6233 publisher@thenorthernview.com www.thenorthernview.com PRINCE RUPERT

250-624-8088 737 Fraser St., Prince Rupert

For a fast-paced deadline driven mailroom

Must be available for Wednesday & Friday Shifts Must work well as part of a team Please apply in person to with resume

WE NEED YOU! PRINCE RUPERT

250-624-8088 737 Fraser St, Prince Rupert


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Employment

Employment

Services Pets & Livestock

Help Wanted

Medical/Dental

Financial Services

Livestock

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 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.

RESOURCE Ability, a well established and growing BC company is hiring casual RN’s and LPN’s to work 1:1 in home with a medically fragile child in Terrace. If you want to make a difference in a child’s life please email jhols@western.ca, attention Jennifer Hols

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

PUREBRED KATAHDIN Sheep, lambs, adult ewes, also mixed breeds. (250) 6956980

Wonderful Opportunity in a busy restaurant.

Rosario’s Restaurant

has openings for full time/part time COOKS, SERVERS and DISHWASHERS. Days and Evenings. No experience necessary as we train. Please email rosarioskitimat@gmail.com or bring resume to Rosario’s in Kitimat. No phone calls please

Ofďƒžce Support PROJECT Coordinator; Headwaters Initiative Project (HIP); 3 Days/Wk; 1 Year Term w/ Possibility for Extension; Work from home in Terrace/Kitimat; Approx. $30,000/year based on 3 days a week. Headwaters Initiative Project, a project of Tides Canada Initiatives, works to expand and empower the network of individuals and organizations concerned about the impacts of proposed developments – particularly in relation to energy and salmon ecosystems. The Project Coordinator will provide project coordination, financial oversight and admin support. The successful candidate will have strong administrative, financial tracking and project coordination experience. Experience in non-profit sector preferred but not req’d. For the complete posting and details on how to apply, visit http://tidescanada.org/about/careers-at-tidescanada/

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services MCDONALDS Restaurants in Prince Rupert is currently hiring the following positions Graveyard crew FT/PT Graveyard Maint FT/PT Morning Outside Maint PT Day/evening/weekend crew FT/PT. If you are friendly, reliable, and thrive in a past paced team environment please apply in store or online at www.worksforme.ca

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

Labourers AERO Trading Co Ltd Port Edward Contact: Terrie 250628-3227 Accepting applications for the upcoming Fish Season. Applicants must be capable of working in a physically demanding, fast paced environment. Experience in Fish Grading, unloading, Fork lift, Tally, Knife sharpening would be an asset. Please apply in Person

Medical/Dental Attention RN’s & LPN’s Would you like to use your nursing experience to build a profitable business? Become part of Canada’s only Nurseowned & operated Home Health Care Agency. To learn more about this unique opportunity in the Terrace, Kitimat & Smithers area please call 1.877.998.3372

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

IF YOU own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits can lend you money: it’s that simple. Your credit/age/income is not an issue. 1-800-587-2161. M O N E Y P R OV I D E R . C O M . $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660.

MISSING from 126 Baxter Str, Kitimat. Black cat with a spot of white on chest and belly. Neutered, declawed, smaller than average cats. Reward offered for safe return. No collar on at time of missing. Please contact at 250-639-9769 or email dwoloshen@citywest.ca

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Bear Creek Contracting Ltd. is seeking a

Logistics Coordinator for our Prince Rupert office.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Outlook, possess strong organizational skills and be able to manage inventory control systems. Experience in Log/ Lumber industry is an asset. Applicants with OFA Level 3 will be given preference. Bear Creek offers attractive salary and benefit packages while continually encouraging its employees to learn new tasks and develop their careers in a fun working environment. Please email resumes to: sortyard@bearcreekcont.ca

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Garage Sales

Heavy Duty Machinery

PR: 1816 Rushbrook 8-10am Sat. June 13. Dressers, drop leaf table, HE W/D, ent. center & misc. items.

Farm Direct Fresh Local Scallops & Oysters

PR: Sat. July 13 @ 410 6th Ave. West from 9am - noon in bsmt. Lots of stuff! PR: Sat. & Sun. July 13 & 14 @ 624 Pilsbury Ave. from 9 am - 1pm. Misc. Hshld items.

available at Terrace Farmers Market Saturdays & Kitimat Farmers Market Sundays 1-778-260-3276 anytime pre-orders advised. 1-250-559-0041 scallops@haidagwaii.ca www.SinlessSeafoods.com

A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53 in stock. SPECIAL 44’ x 40’ Container Shop w/steel trusses $13,800! Sets up in one day! 40’ 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

Sales

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PR: Moving Sale: Child bdr suite, dining rm suite, 2 sofa sets, kitchen tbl, misc. items ph: 250-624-9214 after 6pm

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

LAWN Mowing (Terrace area) Exterior Home/Building and Deck soft washing/cleaning, Kill roof Moss, Weed spraying Terrace 250-922-4534 or 250877-0965

Food Products

Furniture

Borrow Up To $25,000

Landscaping

Merchandise for Sale

Pets

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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.

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Garage Sales 2935 Old Lakelse Lake Rd. Tools, camping equip & art. 8AM to 3PM Sat Jul 13 only

Sand/Gravel/Topsoil

Sand/Gravel/Topsoil

SKEENA CONCRETE PRODUCTS LTD. FACTORY DIRECT SCREENED TOPSOIL DRIVEWAY CRUSH LANDSCAPING ROCK DRAIN ROCK & BEDDING SAND BLOCKS AND CONCRETE Phone: 250-635-3936 or 250-638-8477 Fax: 250-635-4171 3751 Old Lakelse Lake Drive, Terrace, BC, V8G 5P4

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

We are seeking an

AUTO SALES REPRESENTATIVE

We are looking for a self motivated individual with excellent communication skills. MacCarthy GM will provide training to the successful candidate. We offer an above earnings potential and a great working environment. Please forward your resume to: employment@maccarthygm.com. Fax to: 250-635-6915 or deliver in person Attention General Manager to MacCarthy GM 5004 Highway 16 West, Terrace, B.C. V8G 5S5 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Trades, Technical

Trades, Technical

First Line Security Inc, is currently hiring

SECURITY GUARDS

You must be able to work under limited supervision and will be responsible for the day to day duties assigned. You must posses a valid BST1 Security License. You must pass our pre-screening process and have a clean criminal record. Benefit package.

Call:

Gary at 250-615-3531 or 250-639-3500 Dave at 250-635-0212

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services â€

TERRACE now accepting resumes for HEAD COOK Boston Pizza – Terrace is seeking a highly motivated, energetic individual as Head Cook. This is a salary position consisting of a 40 hour work week. Remuneration of $36,000 per year. You must have a solid understanding of food and labor controls and a desire to meet these challenges while implementing and training Heart of House staff the Boston Pizza system. Excellent verbal communication skills required. This position is responsible for the day to day operations of the kitchen. Duties will include purchasing, inventory control, receiving, preparation of all foodstuffs, the staffing and scheduling of all kitchen staff and the on-going training, supervision and development of the kitchen staff. Qualifications must include minimum of 3 years kitchen experience and ability to supervise up to 20 staff.

Please fax or email resume with cover letter to: Ryan Konowalyk (250) 635-8689 hr@nechako-northcoast.com

One Hundred Mile House Division is seeking energetic, self-motivated, conscientious Tradespersons to join our maintenance team. The ideal candidate will have experience with the various automated operations and systems in modern interior saw and planer mills. You are a highly motivated Journeyman who has demonstrated your ability to apply your trade skills and knowledge safely and effectively. Good interpersonal, communication and organization skills round out your skill set. Certified Millwright Millwrights with welding certificates are urged to apply. Fourth year apprentices will also be considered. Certified Industrial Electrician Preference will be given to applicants with a working knowledge of Allan Bradley PLC 5 & Control Logics systems. Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic Experience with Caterpillar and Letourneau mobile equipment and Taylor Forklifts within a sawmill environment is an asset. Our Tradespersons work days, afternoons, graveyard and weekend shifts. Rate of pay and benefits as per the USW Local 1-425 Collective Agreement. 100 Mile House, located in the South Cariboo Region of British Columbia offers a close knit, friendly atmosphere with modern recreation, education and medical facilities, and excellent outdoor leisure opportunities. To explore this opportunity, submit your resume to 100milelumber@westfraser.com or by fax to (250)-3958254. Applications will be accepted until July 31st, 2013. Please visit our website at www.westfraser.com/jobs for more information on these exciting career opportunities We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short listed will be contacted.


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Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate

Real Estate

Rentals

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Apt/Condo for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent

Misc. for Sale

For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner

Apt/Condo for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent

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FOR Sale By Owner 2 Acre developed site in Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii) adjacent to Tlell River & 5 min to beach. Modern open concept home with large bedroom & bath/laundry combo. Separate beautiful Guest House, Studio & storage sheds. Smoke house. Garden & Green House. Heat pump or wood heating. Backup gen., TV & Internet avail. Easy access from Prince Rupert. Serious buyers call 250-557-2090 or gords99@gmail.com for further info.

3 Bdrm renovated Townhouse. walking distance to town, NP, Refs Requ’d. Avial Aug 1 $1000./mo 250-638-8568

SANDPIPER APTS KITIMAT

KITIMAT APTS BEST VALUE

VICTORIA CONDO FOR SALE Bright 3rd floor 1 bedroom 1.5 bath adult complex along the Gorge waterway. Unit offers patio with water view,in-suite laundry,fireplace,updated paint & new flooring,Tennis court, indoor pool,hot tub,sauna and well kept grounds. Low strata fee and city bus out front to UVIC, Camosum or down town. Excellent rental investment or live in. Great value at $204,900. call 250-615-7225 or 250-886-8397 for pictures and more info.

FOR Sale: 2006 VW Jetta TDI Highliner. Fully loaded diesel car. Leather, heated power seats, heated mirrors, sunroof, 6 speed automatic. Great condition. Asking $12,000. 250638-0937 or 250-615-9701 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? 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). 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. 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 STEEL BUILDINGS, metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

Kitimat - completely renovated 3 bdrm Bungalow in Kildala area close to school. All appliances included. Please call for more information: 250-632-1511

PR: Elec. stove wanted. 250622-2211

Skeena Sawmills Ltd. Is actively searching for logs to purchase in the Terrace and surrounding areas. Anyone with logs to sell please phone: 250-635-6336

Real Estate Acreage for Sale FOR sale by Owner 17 acres 7 min north of Terrace on sealcoated road...Access off of Merkley Rd. Property runs through and overlooks the Beaver Pond on Dover Rd...nice view of the mountains, creek run through; some merchantable timber... asking 129,000. Call Jan at 250-6213445 or Mike 250-615-0116

Now taking applications for 1,2, & 3 bdrm suites. If you are looking for clean, quiet living in Terrace and have good references, please call: 250-638-0799

Lots LOT for sale in Terrace’s new subdivision, 1 block from the new french immersion school and soccer fields. 5121 Hallock Avenue. 65ft x 125ft. Asking $68,000 obo. No GST. Call 250_631_3022.

FOR SALE BY OWNER

Off of Kalum Lk Rd minutes from town. executive 3 storey, 6 bdrm, 3 full bath, jacuzzi, ensuite, steam sauna, full rec rm & bar, central vac, wood, electric furnace immaculate island kitchen, side office , 2.5 massive shops, paved drive, secluded, 10 acres, mixed timber, “many extras negotiable” great revenue investment. asking $764,000. Will consider trade for land or small house. Call 250-638-0734 or 250-615-8457

For Sale By Owner 3 Bdrm, 1300+sq.ft. 20’X24’ garage/shop, plus rv/boat storage. 1.86 acres. 12 mins east of Terrace 250-635-3618 3 bdrm, 1 bath, single level house in horseshoe. crawl spc, new roof & doors, wood stove & nat gas furnace. 1,030sq ft. $175,000.00 Call for appt. 250-622-2610 5 Bdrm Split Level, large shop & out buildings, $305,000 OBO (250)635-4531 & leave message.

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2 & 1 bdrm apts&1suite, new flooring and paint available now, $725&625&475/mo 2 ref’s req’d, also shared accommodation trailer for rent with option to buy 250-635-9333, 250-635-1799, or 250-6411534 cell

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$389,900 MLS STUNNING RANCHER IN TERRACE!!

Beautiful 3 bdrm family home on a fully landscaped acre. New roof and high efficiency furnace, skylights, sunken living room, 2 full baths and family room that overlooks the park like yard. Dbl garage and detached shop, RV storage and plenty of paved

PR: 1020 Alfred St, 2bdrm hse in sunny neighbourhood completely reno’d w/huge new deck, new roof, new windows, etc. Move-in ready. Open House Sunday, July 14, 12 - 2 pm Reduced - Now asking $149,000 250-624-3666 or email andree@citytel.net

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For Sale By Owner

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5855 Lake Kathlyn Rd, 4km west of Smithers: 5 bedroom house, 2 bedroom bungalow and 4000 sq ft heated warehouse with 3 phase power on 1.59 acres, fully gated compound, fantastic mountain and lake view, for an appointment to view - call 250-877-2434, serious inquiries only

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LAKELSE LAKE 1976 WESTSIDE DR-$199,900 MLS • Cozy 2 bdrm cottage, 80’ beach frontage • Certified woodstove, propane stove • Private setting, furnishings included

0% Financing Available +$250 signing bonus + trade in the following

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Business for Sale OPA Franchise for Sale. In Prince George BC. Great Mall location. Call for info. 1(250)524-0183

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Starting at $600 Balconies Security Entrances Cameras for your safety Now includes basic cable Visit our Website www.kitimatapartments.com Phone: 250.632.APTS (2787)

Walsh Avenue Apartments

R1 Serviced View Lot, 3500 Gordon Dr. Terrace. 0.35 Acre 210’ x 70’ $129,000. 250-6353422

Misc. Wanted PR: Cash for Antlers, Horns, Old traps etc. Call after 6pm. 250-627-5649.

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Northern Canucks’ stunning move: Luongo stays By Bruce Penton THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

If Vancouver Canucks could somehow put that gigantic contract of Roberto Luongo’s between the pipes next season, new coach John Tortorella’s team might never give up a goal. Unfortunately, the massive 12-year contract extension he signed in 2009 sits in a file cabinet in the Canucks’ front office while Luongo tries to fill the space between the pipes and pretend he’s happy. If the Canucks and Luongo were a married couple, they’d have separate bedrooms. How does Luongo feel, knowing he will be the starting goalie next year for the Canucks after realizing his contract made him untradeable last year after the Ca-

nucks publicly tried and tried and tried to get rid of him? In fact, former backup Cory Schneider appeared to be so secure in his No. 1 role in the Canucks net that when Vancouver fans put together their list of ‘untouchables’, they started with Daniel and Henrik Sedin and then listed Schneider. But in one of the strangest turns of events during the NHL draft on June 30, the Canucks traded Schneider to New Jersey, giving up their 27-year-old goalie of the future and keeping the 34-year-old Luongo. One of them had to go: Ultimately, it was Schneider, because Luongo’s contract was like a huge anchor tying him to the Lower Mainland. No other NHL team would agree to take on

the nine years and about $40 million that remains on the contract signed four years ago by Luongo, whose skills are in rapid decline. In exchange for Schneider, the Canucks received a first-round draft pick that became Bo Horvat, an Ontario junior leaguer from London. (An-

other Vancouver firstrounder was Medicine Hat’s Hunter Shinkaruk.) Poor Schneider. He spent two years as backup to Luongo and now returns to a No. 2 role behind certain Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur in New Jersey. The Schneider trade was a continuation of the Gillis Follies, a series of questionable moves by general manager Mike Gillis, the object of scorn by many Canucks’ fans. Meanwhile, if Luongo can somehow use that contract as goalpad stuffing, it may work out for Vancouver after all. • Janice Hough of leftcoastsportsbabe. com: “Cleveland rookie linebacker Ausar Walcott was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempted murder after

he allegedly punched a man in the head last weekend. Gosh, the Browns can’t even get the major headlines on the NFL police blotter.” • Cam Hutchinson of the Saskatoon Express: “I don’t believe it. The Montreal Alouettes have hired a crazy version of Gary Busey as their coach.” • Blogger T.C. Chong: “HBO’s reality show Hard Knocks will be following the Cincinnati Bengals this year. Not to be outdone, CBS will introduce a new series — CSI Aaron Hernandez.” • Brad Dickson of the Omaha World-Herald: “Joey Chestnut won (the Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest) for the seventh time. In this era of Lance Armstrong, I think it’s nice to see someone dominate an

event and the only thing they’re full of is two million milligrams of sodium.” • Dickson again: “Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez was charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession. Authorities suspected something when he made his pick-off move to first base an hour after the game ended.” • Comedy writer Jim Barach: “Major League Baseball has reportedly fired umpire Brian Runge for drug use. They haven’t said what substance he was abusing but it is a pretty sure bet it wasn’t Visine.” • Another one from Barach: “The NFL has declined an offer to help promote Obamacare. Apparently the NFL says they don’t want to get involved with some-

thing that right now falls in popularity somewhere between the Bengals and Aaron Hernandez.” • R.J. Currie of sportsdeke.com: “Calgary flooding hit the Saddledome, home to the Flames, filling it with water up to row eight. Advice to NHL fans: stay out of that hockey pool.” • Dwight Perry of the Seattle Times: “Minor-league pitcher Brian Read of the Seacoast (N.H.) Mavericks had to have surgery on Monday after a chunk of hot dog got lodged in his throat during a seventh-inningstretch eating contest. Read apparently took his batting coach’s advice to choke up waaay too seriously.” Care to comment? Email brucepenton2003@yahoo.ca

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PRINCE RUPERT - The Prince Rupert Seamen Rugby Club started the 2013 Northern Rugby League season against the Terrace Northmen on July 6, but it wasn’t a weekend to remember for the team, as they lost 36-0. “We lost badly. We competed hard and we played our best, but ultimately we weren’t able to match Terrace,” said George Baker, who noted the Northmen are always a challenge to play. “They’re playing Division II rugby and we’re just not at that level. They are always competitive, have a good shot at provincials this year and consistently get 30 players out for practice where we don’t have those numbers.” Next up for Prince Rupert will be another trip to Terrace to compete in the Riverboat Days 7s Tournament, which includes seven players per side taking to the pitch as opposed to the usual 15. “We’ll be sending one team for sure, and we may be sending two ... we came in second last year and have a good chance to win it this year,” said Baker. “We would like to see as many Prince RuCONTRIBUTED / THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

PRINCE RUPERT - Prince Rupert’s Justin McChesney, who spent last season with the Rainmakers, has a busy month ahead competing as a member of the B.C. 15 and Under Provincial Team. McChesney, standing at 6’8”, competed last weekend in Lynden Washington, will travel to Seattle this weekend, play in Las Vegas the following weekend and will vie for the national championship from Aug. 4 – 11 in St. John’s Newfoundland.

Changes coming to CIHL include 4-on-4 overtime By Shaun Thomas

THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

TERRACE - When the Terrace River Kings take to the ice this fall, the league will be much different than when the final whistle blew at the end of last season. The Omenica Ice of Vanderhoof are no longer a part of the Central Interior Hockey League. The team, which finished with a 6-10-2 record but struggled with icing enough players, told CIHL of its intention to fold during the annual general meeting in Smithers. The departure of the Ice, however, is offset by the return of a familiar foe. “The Hazelton Wolverines met the deadline and have provided all of the necessary credentials and documentation. They will be playing next season,” said CIHL president Ray Hallock of the team that folded at the end of the 2012 season. “This is good news for the league ... the return of the Wolverines makes the existing east/west split continue to work for scheduling.” As for the product on the ice, the execu-

tive voted to do away with the automatic shootout in the event of a tie. By a unanimous vote of executive and player reps, games that end in a tie during regulation time will enter a five-minute, 4-on-4 overtime period before proceeding to the shootout. “It was something that a player from Kitimat brought forward and something everyone agreed with. From a player perspective, going straight from regulation to a shoot-out isn’t the best way to go, so we’re looking forward to giving the fans that extra entertainment,” said Derek Baker, Prince Rupert Rampage defenceman. And while River Kings coach Roger Tooms says both tie-breaker methods are exciting for fans, he’s partial to 4-on-4. “Four-on-four is typically a faster game that leads to a number of good opportunities and my preferred method,” he said. The 2013/2014 season will include an 18 game schedule with three divisions. The west includes Prince Rupert, Terrace and Kitimat; the central includes Hazelton, Smithers and Houston; and the east includes Quesnel, Williams Lake and Lac La Hache.

pert people in Terrace as possible on Saturday to cheer on the team. We play hard and work hard to represent Prince Rupert, and it would be great to see some support at the tournament.” The Seamen this year are made up of players from Prince Rupert and Smithers. As for the Northmen, tries were scored by Arlen Fifield (2), Jordy DaCosta (2), Chance Healey, and Tyson Stoochnoff, with Stoochnoff and Don Hill named man of the matches. The team is heading on a road trip to Prince George and Williams Lake this weekend, playing Prince George Friday night and Williams Lake Saturday. With the win against Rupert, they’re at 2-0-1 for the season – and if they win both games on the road, the team qualifies for provincials. The Northern Rugby League is made up of the Prince George Gnats, the Williams Lake Rustlers, the mixed Prince Rupert/ Smithers Seamen, and the Terrace Northmen. League play consists of all of the teams playing one home and one away game against each other and the best record will represent the North at the Saratoga Cup, Division 3 Provincials in Penticton this September.

Marlins make finals Contributed

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KITIMAT - The Kitimat Marlins Swim Club had four swimmers attend the 2013 Swim BC Long Course (50 meter) AA Championships in Victoria recently. There were 350 swimmers from around B.C. and the Yukon in attendance. To attend swimmers needed to achieve a minimum of one AA Provincial qualifying time and not yet achieve the higher AAA Provincial qualifying times in any of their races. This made for some extremely close fun swim racing for all involved. All the Marlins swimmers had some excellent results with all four swimmers achieving the tough task of making finals (top eight finish). Gabriel Lamarre (11) competing in the 11 and under boys category swam to 100 per cent personal best times in all five of his races and became the AA Provincial Champion in the 400 meter Individual Medley with a super tight race that saw gold and silver decided by 6/100th of a second and gold through bronze decided by 1/2 a second. Lamarre also placed 4th in the 100 meter breaststroke, 5th in the 200 breast and 8th in the 100 backstroke. Ethan Velho (12) competing in the 12 year old boys category swam to 100 per cent personal best times in all five of his races. Velho made the finals in the 100 and 200 breast finishing 5th in both events and 6th in the 200 IM. Raychel Davies (13) competing in the 13 year old girls category swam to 100 per cent

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Marlins swimmers get a little sightseeing out of their trip to Victoria. personal best times and made finals in four of her five events. Davies placed 6th in the 400 IM, 7th in the 100 butterfly and 400 freestyle 8th in the 800 fr. Robyn Alderman (16) competing in the 15 and over girls category made the finals in the 200 IM finishing 8th.


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