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It’s an old idea being made anew. The Vernon Public Art Gallery has teamed up with the Greater Vernon Museum and approached the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee board of directors with the idea of holding a spring 2014 referendum on cultural facilities. If successful, and if a referendum successfully passes, the art gallery – currently located in the basement of the downtown parkade – would get a new home at the old Vernon Flower Shop site on 31st Avenue, and the museum would expand on its current 32nd Avenue site. Both would be connected by a public walkway and greenspace and both, for the moment, are ballparked at around $6 million each. “We are teaming up again in part due to ordinary efficiencies but it’s also been indicated to us by GVAC that it would be a good idea,” said Andrew Powell, art gallery president who was joined in making a presentation to GVAC directors Thursday morning by gallery executive director Dauna Kennedy Grant and Greater Vernon Museum director Rob Tupper. The goal of the gallery and museum is one that has been pitched since pre-1986, improving the cultural facilities in Greater Vernon. Calling the two projects a “cultural campus,” an idea once pitched along with the Vernon Library at the old Coldstream Hotel site, Powell said the two organizations believe culture makes a community thrive and that Greater Vernon deserves to thrive. At the moment, said Powell, the ability to thrive culturally is stunted by the lack of adequate facilities. “Our goal is a shared one. It’s an idea that’s been thought about before and it’s a great concept,” said Powell. “We’re prepared to advance with it as a phased program for many years. We’re both content with the sites proposed. We expect we’ll be good and happy neighbours.” Added Tupper: “The proximity of the two locations and the opportunity to be joined by public open space and walkways is an exciting prospect. Our board supports the cultural hub concept and looks forward to working with

“We are teaming up again.” — Powell

the art gallery to make this a reality.” Both groups have asked GVAC for help in preparing a planned referendum, which includes whether residents would be asked to vote on both facilities in one question, or if separate questions for each group would be asked. They have requested some background information in regards to costs associated with the recent successful referendum on a new sports complex located at Okanagan College. The gallery and museum would prefer to see both projects under one question, and would prefer a spring referendum as opposed to one later in 2014 with municipal elections looming later in the year in November. “We felt cultural services, especially the two projects working together, deserve to be highlighted in their own merit and not clouded by the municipal election and issues associated with the election,” said Kennedy Grant. “We felt it was really important that we got cultural services out there ahead of time so it can stand on its own, so we can educate people about the projects and have a fair shot at having a successful referendum.” Both groups have said they are prepared to help with referendum costs. Coldstream director Gyula Kiss believes the two organizations have earned the right to go to the public. “This issue has been going on for a long time,” he said. “These people have the right to have the issue go to the public. If people say they want an art gallery, they’ll vote for it. If not, they’ll vote against it. It’s up to us to let them have the opportunity to go to the public.” Directors unanimously passed a motion to have Regional District of North Okanagan staff prepare information on the timeline, resources and costs associated with a proposed spring 2014 art gallery/museum referendum.

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Library construction collects honour Morning Star Staff

Vernon’s new library has earned provincial accolades. The new Okanagan Regional Library branch received a Silver Award of Excellence for General Contractor up to $15 Million by the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA). The building, constructed by Task Construction Management, earned the award alongside EllisDon Corporation’s Samuel Brighouse Elementary School and Stuart Olson Dominion Construction’s Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) L 10K Fit-out. The Silver Award winners in this category represent the region’s construction leaders, and are part of the 25th annual Awards of Excellence. “The Silver Award winners this year all represent companies that were able to bring projects of the highest calibre in on time and on budget,” said Jan Robinson, interim president of VRCA. Three Silver Award winners were selected in most categories for their use of innovative techniques, new materials or exceptional project management. One Silver Award winner from each category will be chosen as the Gold Award winner during the 25th Annual VRCA Awards of Excellence gala dinner on Oct. 17 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. “We are especially excited to make the announcement about this year’s competition, as the Awards of Excellence is celebrating its 25th anniversary,” said Robinson. “This is a significant milestone, and we are planning a special and appropriately significant event this year.”

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The new Vernon okanagan Regional Library branch garnered a silver award of excellence for general contractor – in this case Task Construction Management – up to $15 million by the Vancouver Regional Construction Association. In this year’s competition, there were 42 total entrants and 38 projects considered. Over the 25 years the competition has been in place, the value of the projects has grown tremendously, and the total value of projects considered in this year’s competition represented $1.1 billion of construction

throughout B.C. “The judges were extremely impressed with the high quality of the projects nominated this year,” said Tony Everett, chair of the Adjudication Committee. “All the Silver Award winners are true leaders in the industry, and we are proud to honour them at this

year’s milestone event.” The 2013 competition will feature redesigned trophies, as well as other exciting changes to commemorate the 25th anniversary and represent the competition going forward, all of which will be unveiled at the awards ceremony in October.

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It’s an unexploded ordinance (UXO) all right. What kind of UXO found in Kal Lake Monday, however, military divers from Fleet Diving Unit Pacific have yet to determine. As of Thursday, two divers were on the ground and three more were on their way to investigate the discovery of the UXO in Kal Lake in 20-feet of water, about 100-feet off-shore

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Divers are trying to determine how to dispose of a Uxo in Kal Lake. from Cosens Bay, by a Sea-Dooer Monday.

“The divers will be doing a reconnaissance of the area and a site survey,” explained Lt.-Navy Greg Menzies, navy public affairs spokesperson. “They are working in close coordination with the RCMP the best method to identify, collect and dispose of the UXO. “The final steps around the UXO will be to make sure the area is safe.” Divers will conduct a sweep of the area after disposing of the UXO. They are expected to be in

the area for four-to-five days. The area was a training site during the Second World War. A number of UXOs have been found in Coldstream and the Commonage since the end of the war. Justin Hildebrand, an Okanagan Dive Club member, was on his Sea-Doo Monday at around 2 p.m. when he stopped and went for a dive. That’s when he discovered the UXO and immediately phoned the RCMP, who alerted the military.

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Local market conditions stabilize over summer Morning Star Staff

Following a slight decline, the local housing market is dealing with the heat of summer. The Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB) reported July 2013 sales activity of all MLS property types improved over the same month last year but was down slightly from June. “Following a fairly flat first quarter, the Okanagan-Shuswap has experienced a steady year-over-year increase in sales during the past four months. While some segments are heating up and seeing a turnaround in consumer demand compared to last year at this time – echoing stronger activity province-wide – overall market conditions are still stabilizing in our board area,” said Karen Singbeil, realtor in the Shuswap Zone and OMREB President. “July is typically slower than June, and

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even more so this year, as some areas have seen more impact than others from the Alberta floods – especially the recreation market in the Shuswap and the investment condo market in the Central Okanagan – segments that have also been affected by tighter credit conditions.” The North Okanagan saw a slight decline in July sales activity, which is more typical of the summer months. “Prices within some property types, such as recreational waterfront in the Shuswap, have seen significant adjust-

ments,” said Singbeil. Board-wide (Peachland to Revelstoke): Overall sales of all property types reported in OMREB’s board area during July improved by 12.4 per cent compared to 2012 – to 716 units from 637. Total residential sales for the month rose 12.5 per cent to 640 units compared to 569 in July 2012. New listings taken board-wide for the month dipped 3.5 per cent with 1,472 listings posted compared to 1,525 last July, and inventory was down 8.8 per cent over

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Tremel Lambrecht of Kalamalka Rotary (left) joins Venture Training employee Dan Klick and director of operations Ed Columbus to dump some glass in the new utility trailer used by Venture Training in its glass sorting contract with the Regional District of North Okanagan.

Glass recycling gets a real lift roger knox Morning Star Staff

Kalamalka Rotary has helped make Dan Klick’s job easier. Klick is a Venture Training employee whose job is to help sort container (but not beverage) glass, such as jam and pickle jars, for the Regional District of North Okanagan. Before Kal Rotary chipped in nearly $6,000 from its Dream Auction funds to buy a new utility trailer for Venture Training to use as they sort the glass, employees like Klick used to have put the glass in high self-dumping bins secured on the back of a flatbed trailer. “Under the old system, we used to have to put the glass on our shoulders, stand up and drop them into the bins, and it was getting so I couldn’t do that anymore,” said Klick, sorting and dumping glass into the new utility at Chaser’s Bottle Depot one morning. “Now, we just dump the glass into the back of the trailer. You better believe this new trailer has been a huge help for us.” Venture Training director of operations Ed Columbus said his employees take the lids off the containers and put the glass into the trailer, then it’s off to the Greater Vernon Landfill. “That’s where the glass is crushed and used as new cover at the landfill site,” said Columbus. The donation of the trailer came at just the right time, in early spring, right after a massive fire at the Bluewater Project recycling facility at the landfill on March 1. “It really has made things a lot better,” said Columbus of the trailer.

Climate action efforts recognized Morning Star Staff

The Regional District of North Okanagan has been recognized as a Climate Action Community by the joint Provincial-UBCM Green Communities Committee. As a result, RDNO has been awarded Level 2 recognition for their effort to reduce corporate greenhouse gas emissions. As a signatory to the Climate Action Charter, the regional district has demonstrated a commitment to work with the province and UBCM to take action on climate change and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within corporate operations and throughout the community. The work that the RDNO has undertaken to measure and reduce its corporate emissions demonstrates strong climate leadership and sets the stage for broader climate action in the community.

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omehow it seems apropos that days after the movie Quiz Show was aired on TV, another real-life quiz show controversy has emerged. Quiz Show came out in 1994, directed by Robert Redford, and was based on the truelife scandal of the 1950s TV show 21, where it was proved that the show was rigged by giving contestants the answers. Specifically, the movie focused on champion Charles Van Doren, brilliantly portrayed on-screen by actor Ralph Roger Knox Fiennes. The son of a Pulitzer Prize winner, Van Doren won thousands before throwing a game to get off TV after being a champion for months. He then confessed before a committee investigating the scandal that he had been given answers to questions beforehand and that he had “participated in a deceipt.” Fast forward to today and now the longrunning show Jeopardy! is facing criticism for a controversy involving, of all things, a 12-yearold boy. Jeopardy! hosted a kids week. On the show where Thomas Hurley was a contestant, the final Jeopardy! category was the Civil War, and the question was about a document written in 1863 that Abraham Lincoln called “a fit and necessary war measure.” The correct answer is Emancipation Proclamation, which Hurley thought he had written down, as can be seen in pictures and on the video. Unfortunately for Hurley, he added an extra “T” and it came out as “EmancipTation Proclamation.” Host Alex Trebek informed Hurley and all of America that Hurley’s answer was “incorrect and spelled badly,” and judges said the answer was not acceptable.

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You can see on video Hurley mouth the word “what?” and hang his head in disappointment upon learning of his spelling mistake. Hurley, who entered final Jeopardy! with $9,600, bet $3,000. He ended up in second place. To be fair, Hurley could not have caught the winner, a kid named Skyler who had an insurmountable lead with $36,600 (though Skyler did wager $30,000 and got the answer right which, as Trebek boorishly pointed out, was “spelled correctly.”). The incident has created controversy and backlash for the show and for Trebek. Many have called him arrogant and smug, saying he could have handled it better. At first, when I watched the video, I thought Trebek was pained at having to tell the kid and the audience his answer was wrong because of a spelling error. But watch the video closely and you see Trebek make an error, telling the audience Hurley added a “P” when he should have said “T.” So even he isn’t perfect. Jeopardy! producers issued a statement saying “if the show were to give credit for an incorrect response (however minor), the show would effectively penalize the other players.” Rubbish. Clearly, Hurley’s answer was not “spelled badly.” It wasn’t “Amensuhpayshun Prockluhmayshun.” It was one letter. The intent of his answer, to me anyway, was crystal clear. If Trebek had asked him the question during the show, Hurley would have said it properly. It’s only the final question where contestants have to write their answer. I didn’t know Jeopardy! was a warm-up for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Hurley, who took home $2,000 for finishing second, said it was a neat experience, that he got to go to California and ended up with some cash for his college fund. However, he has also said he feels cheated and will never watch Jeopardy! again. Can’t say I blame the kid.

When the Liberal government and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation signed a short collective agreement in the summer of 2012, nobody anticipated the same players would be back at the bargaining table 12 months later. But here we are in 2013 with the re-elected B.C. Liberal government making drastic changes to how the bargaining process will go this time around. Education minister Peter Fassbender’s bid to remove school trustees from the board of the B.C. Public School Employers’ Association could be a step in the right direction for both sides. The minister’s claim that this will allow the union to negotiate directly with the government, as opposed to an intermediary whose hands are essentially tied, should give the teachers more clout at the bargaining table. Having to go through a middleman – the BCPSEA – wasn’t working to anyone’s benefit, especially given that the government, which has the power to legislate teachers back to work or tear contracts, was using BCPSEA as a wall between them and the teachers. This shift shows the province is taking a slightly softer and more direct approach to bargaining with the teachers, and that’s a good thing. But it’s likely motivated in some ways by their unprecedented move to seek a 10-year agreement with the teachers. As it stands, there’s nothing in it for the BCTF to agree to such a lengthy contract. Ten years is an unbearably long time to be locked into a contract. If the government is trying a “we scratch your back, you scratch ours” approach to bargaining, it’s not going to work. A more open bargaining process between both sides is a step in the right direction to hopefully long-term labour peace, but 10 years is too long. Black Press


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would like to comment on the letter to the editor about water diversion from the Shuswap lake. While an expensive do-able, his idea is antiquated and destructive, again, on the environment as a whole. There is a better solution and that is; (1) learn to use less water individually and as groups; ie: businesses and governmental projects, etc. For example; fewer showers and more attention to pits and parts for keeping one’s body fresh and agreeable. Installing low-usage shower heads and toilets, keeping one’s taps from dripping, regular attention to plumbing in case of leaks, covering one’s property with plants that don’t require a lot of water in order to flourish and get rid of those great, green expanses of useless lawn we’re so fond of. We could definitely grow out of that one with great advantage to our pocket books and the planet, not to mention the offensive nature of the summer-long roar of lawn mowers and weed whippers. Yes please, let us evolve past our school days “Dick & Jane” idea of what a nice yard should look like. A space crowded with blossoming plants,

cosens bay I walk almost daily through Kal Park and have for over 10 years. In a recent letter to the editor some clarifications should be made. It was stated there is a road to Cosens Bay from Corral Trail. Neither is there a road nor would one be feasible going down Sidewinder linking from Corral Trail. It is also stated road access should be developed due to emergencies in case the water is too choppy for a boat. There is already road access directly to Cosens Bay Beach that BC Parks drives down almost daily to the beach for cleanup and what not. Emergency vehicles can easily access the beach via this as well. It is connected to the Cosens Bay Rd. that connects to the Cosens Bay parking lot. It was mentioned they wanted more parking. In all my years of daily visits I have yet to have seen either Jade/Juniper Bay lot or Cosens Bay lot full. They are almost always near empty. New parking is for sure not required. I sense the letter writer just wants to drive directly to Cosens Bay and have a parking lot right there so they don’t have

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bushes and trees that also bear fruit edible to the birds and beneficial insects would be a great improvement on behalf of our world. An old English garden is a great example of that type of property enhancement. (2) Make better use of the water we do use; For example: Flush toilets. They are the greatest wasters of fresh water on the planet. There are toilets already available that are not expensive and quite efficient with their water usage. While they are not the very best

solution out there, they are an improvement over the average household’s ever flushing system now in use. However, a better toilet to replace the ones we now use is the electric dry flush toilet. Water usage there is almost non-existent and their upkeep is very simple. The user must simply empty a holding tray of dried matter on occasion which is easily tossed into the garbage or preferably, tossed onto the compost pile where it will be recycled

to walk the three kilometres to get to the beach. I have witnessed many parents with strollers and even wheelchair bound people enjoying both the trail and the beach. My advice is to get active and enjoy the beautiful trails on foot or bike. chris Madsen

The premiers are united in their opposition to the federal Conservative’s new funding scheme. Large corporations will be the greatest beneficiary because their current training programs will receive government subsides. Small businesses will benefit the least. Is this another example of how Harper repays large corporations for making campaign contributions to his party? If Stephen Harper was a professional hockey player the consequences of his selfindulgent arrogance would be a lesson on how to ‘ride the bench’. After the next election he shouldn’t be surprised if he finds himself sitting on one of the benches reserved for parliament’s opposition parties. lloyd atkins

contribution appreciated We at Vernon Christian Fellowship would like to heartedly thank the management of Wendy's, McDonald's and Cineplex for their generous contribution to our Kids’ Camp. Each year we do our best to make our camp affordable so that all children in our community who want to go to camp can. Your contribution makes a huge difference. Thank you very much. Vernon christian Fellowship no teaM player Does anyone need more proof that our Prime Minister is not a team player? His government arbitrarily developed a funding plan for job training without consulting the provincial governments who are responsible for education in Canada.

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thank you I would like to thank those who helped me on July 28 at 41st Avenue and 27th Street when I fell off of my bike into 27th Street at the crosswalk area at Seaton secondary school. I would also like to thank the person(s) who put the pylons up as a barrier as a warning to traffic as an accident scene. The

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eventually on behalf of the soil. And hey! Here is a whole, new, cottage industry right there. Industrious individuals could set up an addendum to the garbage disposal industry and have a trap-line of squeamish customers who don’t want to look after their own little sewage traps under the toilets. He/she could combine it with a composting production and become wealthy on the public’s delicate sensibilities. On behalf of these improvements, the government, with the support of we, the people, could offer a financial incentive that could be generous enough to entice the people to change over. I’m up for it. No problem. It’s a once-only, therefore low over-all expense to the public purse and an excellent solution to our present wastage and would have far-reaching benefits to our world. Would someone in the governing sector please clasp this line of reasoning to your bosom and go with it? Please? Maybe I’ll join Avaaz and make it a public project. The rest of the world might join us. Maybe even the Green Party would make it one of their pets. Yes! G.c. robertson paramedics treated me nice and the staff up at VJH treated me nice as well even though the ER was very busy. alexander roste

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News t’s been a whirlwind of activity the past few months. After wrapping up a busy provincial election campaign, we launched right into a five-week summer legislative session in Victoria. For new MLAs like myself, it’s been a crash course in how government gets the people’s work done! It’s been a tremendous learning opportunity, as we worked through our fiscallyresponsible budget and set the direction of government. We’re going to continue our focus on growing the economy and creating jobs to Greg Kyllo benefit B.C. families. That’s why I was thrilled to be named parliamentary secretary for the B.C. Jobs Plan to the minister of jobs, tourism and skills training. My background in business lends itself well to this file, and I’m looking forward to the challenge it presents. Rising in the House to speak for the first time was quite the experience. There were a few jitters,

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but mostly I was just proud to be able to stand up and bring a taste of the Shuswap to Victoria. I delivered a statement on the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival, noting its contributions to our community and our local economy. Locally, I was pleased to be able to announce some great initiatives to benefit the Shuswap area. The government awarded more than $54,000 in community gaming grants to the Bill Miner Society for Cultural Advancement in Armstrong, the Shuswap Pony Club in Sorrento, the Larch Hills Nordic Society in Salmon Arm, and Canada Day festivities in Blind Bay. Local projects throughout the Shuswap also benefitted from nearly $777,000 from the government’s Strategic Community Investment Fund, which helps municipalities with day-to-day operations and infrastructure needs. My constituency office is still being set up, but in the meantime I encourage you to email me with any suggestions or concerns at Greg.Kyllo.MLA@ leg.bc.ca. Enjoy the summer. Greg Kyllo is the MLA for the Shuswap constituency.

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There are rewards in store for dog owners in the Central Okanagan that have licensed their pet. Owners with a valid licensed dog in Lake Country and the Fintry area south will be automatically enrolled in the new ‘My Dog Matters’ Responsible Dog Owner Rewards program. Once you receive your special ‘My Dog Matters’ rewards card in the mail, you can start using it to receive various discounts and benefits offered by participating businesses. The variety of businesses and links to their rewards can be found on the MyDogMatters.ca website. That’s also where you’ll find a link to licence information for dog owners that haven’t yet purchased a dog tag. New businesses that wish to take part in the program will continually be added.

“The first principle of being a responsible dog owner in the Central Okanagan is licensing your pet,” said Bruce Smith, communications officer. “We believe that most dog owners in our region are responsible and don’t require much interaction with our Dog Service staff. Since these dog owners are doing the right thing and following our bylaw requirement for purchasing a licence and renewing it each year, they will have an opportunity to receive rewards and get something back from the businesses participating in the program.” Over the course of a year, these benefits can add up to savings for a dog owner, compared with the $20 fee to licence a spayed or neutered dog and $60 if the dog hasn’t been fixed. “Besides the benefits of ‘My Dog Matters,’ licensing your dog can be your dog’s ticket home in

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Excelling in a sport that is more than just cute little outfits and pom-poms, Fulton’s cheerleading team has quite literally risen to the top. It all started with student Georgia Wilson, a former England cheer team student, who brought the idea to the school in 2009. In Grade 8 at the time (now going into Grade 12), Wilson pitched the idea of a cheerleading team to principal Malcolm Reid. “Mr. Reid said yes, thinking we would just ‘woo woo raa raa’ at football games,” recalls Fallon Larter, Fulton Maroon cheerleading coach. In between vigorous practices they did just that for the first few years. But as their skill developed and the team strengthened, this past year’s team took their routine to the big league. “This has been our first year competing,” said Larter, as the currently all-girls team took part in the Okanagan’s first cheerleading competition in May. “The girls did exceptionally well for their first competition,” said Larter. They brought home a third place trophy in their division, a second for their sideline routine (a collaboration of their three best football cheers) and Wilson secured first in the jump competition while Cassidy Erickson earned second. But perhaps one of the proudest honours the girls earned was an unexpected trophy. “When we registered for this competition we found out that there was going to be a school spirit award being given out; there would be secret

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judges looking for the team with the best spirit,” said Larter. With different teams going around handing out candies, gift boxes and such the Maroons figured they had no chance of winning. Much to their surprise, the girls actually earned the award. “We were told that our team won this award because throughout the day, all of the secret judges saw us sticking together, supporting each other and other teams, not looking at everyone as competition,” beams Larter. It’s that aspect of the team that Larter loves most. “Being on a cheerleading team is so different from being a part of anything else,” said Larter. “Being on the cheer team not only gives the girls a place for physical activity or learning about leadership and representing their school with pride; it also gives them a place to make friends, to be a part of a large and always growing Fulton family.” This particular family started in its first year with more than 40 girls eager to be a part of. But discovering just how difficult the sport is – risky throws, being able to trust someone to catch you after you’re thrown 15 feet in the air – the family quickly shrunk. “When things got serious, it wasn’t just ‘ra ra ra’ for football and basketball, just about everyone quit. I was left with a handful of very dedicated and hardworking girls,” said Larter. The small team continued for two years (which included a few boys at the time), and then last year 56 tried out – 23 made the cut. During that time, Larter faced some of her own challenges. “A lot of my mentors and other coaches tell me very often that I am at a disadvantage, being so close in age with the girls, that ‘they won’t respect you because you’re one of their peers,’” said Larter, who joined the team in 2009, has since graduated and is now a certified cheerleading coach. “I disagree. My girls respect me because they love me and not because they’re scared of me. And I wouldn’t have it any other way.”

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Cheer team breaks stigma Continued from A16 Another challenge Larter and the team have faced is the stereotype that cheerleading is not a sport. “Holding this team together has not been easy. Cheerleading isn’t big in Canada, let alone in Vernon. A lot of people don’t consider cheerleading a sport.” But the team’s dedication and skill confirms that there is more to cheering than many think. There are also funding challenges with cheering. Because cheerleading isn’t recognized as a sport team, they receive no funding from the school board. That leaves uniforms, shoes, travel, competition fees and safety gear (including mats which cost upwards of $1,600), up to them. “We need seven of them. We were lucky to get one this past year paid for by Mr. Reid. But it’s not enough.” Despite all the challenges they face, the team continues to rise above. “We don’t complain, because we love the sport. We love what we do.” In fact, Larter loves coaching the sport so much that she is hosting a cheerleading camp for ages five to 18 this summer. Athletes will learn the basics in motions, dance, jumps, cheers and stunting (lifting people). There will be a cheer-themed craft for kids ages five to seven. The camp takes place at Fulton secondary from Aug. 12 to 16. Register by Aug. 10 by calling 250-306-6279

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Visiting teams took the top two spots in the Ladies’ Capri Insurance Cup Tuesday at the Vernon Golf & Country Club. Pat Martz, Jenni Butler, Annette Hansen and Judy Radford of Shuswap Lake Estates won the four-lady, two-best net format under sunny skies. Runners-up were Ellen Dale, Rosie Lawrence, Lea McDermid and Laura Forbes of Shadow Ridge in Kelowna. Gail Fairburn of Capri Insurance presented the trophy to the winners. Karen Mosure, Carol Martel, Laurie Arthur and Mary Lukacs of Spallumcheen finished third. Deuces were recorded by: Lukas, Pam Robertson, Sandra Jenkins, Fairburn, Forbes, Petra McAvoy, Rosemarie Rachwalski and Jackie Vibe. KPs were turned in by: Robertson, Forbes, Doreen Butterworth and Trudy Hodge. There was a field of 32 entries. The rest of the top-16 teams, in order of finish: 4. Theresa Hirschbold, Lynn Webster, Trudy Hodge and Susan Anderson – Vernon Golf & CC. 5. Nancy Davies, Beth Houston, Rita Foisy and Christina Meeuswen – Vernon Golf & CC. 6. Karen Hassard, Lorie Ann Quechuk, Karen Kindrachuk and Janet Reinboldt – Vernon Golf & CC. 7. Virginia Goodings-Wolfe, Shannon McClean, Sol Lagera and Greta Kwakkel – Vernon Golf & CC.

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Kathy Clapp, of Shuswap Lake Estates, drains her putt on hole No. 18 at the Ladies Capri Insurance Cup Tuesday morning at the Vernon Golf & Country Club. 8. Anne Monteith, Colleen Barker, Connie Traxel and Lisa Krushen – Vernon Golf & CC. 9. Pam Page, Lisa Weir, Patti Kidd and Marg Griffin – Spallumcheen. 10. Lynda Yachimec, Donna Whan, Sharon Eckstrom and Cheri Struder – Talking Rock (Sorrento). 11. Jackie Jones, Trudy Walker, Thelma Trickett and Gloria Willms – Vernon Golf & CC. 12. Petra McAvoy, Barb Silvester, Linda-

Anne Lambert and Cathy Pals – Vernon Golf & CC. 13. Barb D’Orazio, Bobbie Cook, Cheryl Schmidt and Suzanne Hocevar – Vernon Golf & CC. 14. Lorna Jaschke, Joyce Ross, Melanie Korol and Sue Carder – Vernon Golf & CC. 15. Joanne Keis, Liz Pyle, Rae Jensen and Brenda Samis – Vernon Golf & CC. 16. Sharon Halverson, Bev Bateson, Jan Kinley and Sue Graham – Shuswap Lake Estates.

Que., who won titles in 2010 and ‘11. “The golf course should prove to be an excellent test for Canada’s top senior women’s talent and we’re looking forward to crowning a new champion on Aug. 22,” said tournament director Mary Beth McKenna, of Golf Canada. Hayward captured her third Investors Group Ontario Senior Women’s Amateur title last Thursday by a phenomenal 15-stroke margin at Stratford Country Club. Hayward, the 2010 and 2012 champion, went wire-to-wire across 54 holes of competition, dominating the field of Ontario’s

best female amateurs age 50 and over. She opened with the low round of the tournament, a four-under 68 before following up with a 70 and 71 for a 7-under 209. “The first day was absolutely awesome,” Hayward told Golf Ontario, of her birdiefilled 68. “I think I miss-hit only one shot all day. It was probably closest to the most perfect round I’ve ever had.” Hayward will also defend her interprovincial team title at Spallumcheen with Team Ontario. Hayward and returnee Ivy Steinburg of Stouffville will be joined by Andrea Blackwell of Kingston.

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A total of 107 players will compete for the Ada MacKenzie Trophy in the Royale Cup Canadian Women’s Senior Championship, Aug. 19-22, at Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club. Headlining this year’s field will be Victoria’s Alison Murdoch. She was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame earlier this summer and is looking to win her record fifth Canadian Senior Championship (2002, 2004, 2005 and 2007 winner). Also playing is Canadian Hall of Fame member Mary Ann Hayward of Aurora,

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Mark Ferner is back for another round with the Kamloops Blazers. The Western Hockey League franchise announced Wednesday it has signed the 47-yearold as an associate to head coach Dave Hunchak for the coming season. Having grown up in Kamloops and spending his junior career with the Jr. Oilers/Blazers, Ferner is overly familiar with the organization. He was also head coach there between 2004-06, but was fired after compiling a 35-41-6-2 record. Ferner was unavailable for comment. Following his stint with the Blazers, Ferner went on to achieve Junior A glory with the Vipers. Under his guidance, the Snakes posted a 165-51-24 record over four seasons, winning three consecutive Fred Page Cup championships and two consecutive RBC Cup national titles in 2009 and 2010. The Vipers were RBC runners-up Mark Ferner in 2011. Most recently, Ferner was head coach of the WHL Everett Silvertips for the last two seasons. He was fired in January. “Mark has continued to evolve and improve as a coach over the past 10 years,” said Blazers’ GM Craig Bonner, in a team press release. “His hockey resume is very impressive. He has had tremendous success as a head coach in Junior A and we believe he will complement our coaching staff well.” Added Hunchak: “We are excited to have Mark join our coaching staff. He is a great addition to what we already have in place.” After graduating from the Blazers’ program in 1985, Ferner played 16 pro seasons all over North America, and in Europe. He suited up for 91 NHL games split between the Buffalo Sabres, Washington Capitals, Anaheim Mighty Ducks and Detroit Red Wings. Ferner was selected in the 10th round (194th overall) by Buffalo in the 1983 draft. His son, Mackenzie, has signed to play next season with the West Kelowna Warriors. Mackenzie, a 1995-born d-man, was an eighth-round pick by the Blazers in the 2010 Bantam draft, but is no longer is on their protected list. He played last season with the North Okanagan Knights in Armstrong.

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The Westlake Tire/Arrowhead Electric Ogopogos toppled Queensland Lion Masters of Brisbane 2-1 in men’s soccer medal-round action Thursday at the World Masters Games in Torino, Italy. The Ogopogos, who trailed 1-0 in the fifth minute, came out re-charged at the beginning of the second half, taking away Australia’s passing game, winning several 50/50 balls and getting more shots to the net. Striker Mark Wasylyk beat the keeper at the corner of the net and as he shot at the open corner, pulled his hamstring and unfortunately hit the side of the net with the ball. The Ogopogos levelled the score on a beautiful corner by midfielder Jim Sparrow. Guest player Simon Pendlebury of Tasmania, from central defence, courageously went up the flank, cutting towards the net and pulling the Aussie defence and keeper out of position. He then put the ball in front of the net and in the ensuing chaos, the ball deflected off an Australian player and in for the winner. Wanting to change things up a bit Wednesday, they chose to wear their lime green uniforms provided by Arrowhead and beat Edmonton Strykers 1-0. Pendlebury kicked a long drive into the 18 to Wasylyk, who niftily redirected through the defence to Gary Beckett, who one-timed the winner. The Ogopogos dominated most of their Tuesday game but fell 2-1 to Calgary FC. Sparrow scored again off a corner. Meanwhile, the Vernon Controllers lost 1-0 to Hi Cal United, a blend of California and Hawaiian players, in their third women’s 40+ soccer match, Tuesday, at the Masters Games. United connected on a rush down the right side with a shot finding top corner with keeper Michelle Embleton having no chance. It was a hard-fought game with Michele Wernicke, Jody Pope, Brandi Hunter and Val Percy rock-solid and midfielders Leslie Epp and Jodi Hawthorne stellar in the loss.

In Wednesday play, the Controllers shut down Southern California 2-0 with Embleton having very little action. Angela Durfeld scored in the opening minute after feeds from Jacquie Nuyens and Michelle Mercer. Minutes later, Nuyens buried a rebound off a shot from Jenny Currie after a through ball from Krista Backer. Mercer almost made it 3-0 as her one-time volley grazed the outside of the post. The Controllers move on to the quarterfinals. The North Okanagan United over 40s tied Hi Cal United 1-1 and lost 4-1 to the Fraser Valley Storm. Kim Reid converted a Federica Tamaglini corner for NOU’s goal in the draw Tuesday. Reid also scored in Wednesday’s loss, off a Tamaglini throw in. NOU finished third in their pool and had another game Thursday. Vernon’s John Neilson, coach of a Calgary women’s volleyball entry, earned a gold medal as the group of former national teamers iced the Ukraine. In North Okanagan Women’s Soccer Association Masters Division play, Goplen’s Drillers shut down host Shuswap Merlot 3-0 Tuesday night. Goals came late in the first half with newcomer Melissa Hensen involving herself in a scramble, taking the ball off the keeper and passing to Nancy Nickoli, who scored from a sharp angle. With a minute left in the half, Nickoli sent a through ball to forward Geri O’Brien, who beat a defender and the keeper to put the Drillers up 2-0. Barb Levesque, who ran tirelessly the whole game in stopper, sent a through ball to Michelle Loxam. Loxam then laid it back to O’Brien, who put a long, high shot over the keeper’s outstretched arms. Shawn Nickoli posted her second shutout of the season as the Drillers improved to 4-10-5. The Little Tex Outlaws re-configured their roster due to a multitude of injuries and player losses and their hard work paid off with a 3-1 win over Dr. Lee Dental in Division 1 play Tuesday night at sweltering Marshall Field #5.

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Monashee Surveying FC surprised Turn-Key Controls 3-0 in North Okanagan Soccer League action Wednesday night at Marshall Field #2. The Surveyors (6-10-1) put the pressure on early and rolled through the match with Travis Baerg opening the scoring early on a great passing play. Turn-Key (10-6) had a chance to level the game but superhero James Inglis flew across the net to block the shot with a big hand. The referee ruled the second shot to be offside. Wily veteran Glenn Allen had a chance to double the lead but missed a sitter on the six. On the next play, Darren Nobrega slips a ball over top to a running Allen, who beat everyone and calmly slipped it short side for a 2-0 lead. Turn-Key tried to counter but smooth defending by Nathan Martial and John Duc kept them limited. Turn-Key came out energized for the second half and recorded some corners and dangerous free kicks but Monashee calmly knocked the ball around and controlled the rest of the half The hardest-working player on the field – Zach Sharp – created the final goal. Sharp pressured the last defender to give up the ball in the kill zone and then unselfishly fed Baerg for the clincher. Okanagan Spirits Man of the Match was the high-flying Inglis, who pocketed his second shutout of the season. Nation of Domination Eagle Homes of Salmon Arm iced Hi-Pro Sportswear Camels FC 2-0 at Marshall #5. Despite having much of the possession, the

Camels (8-7-2) could not break through NOD’s packed defence. NOD (10-3-3) utilized their speedsters to capitalize on an errant back pass and a waved off offside. The Camels were undeterred and continued pressing hard but ran out of time. Albert Goldnik made some clutch saves taking a turn in goal. Nathan Whitling, Keefery Joyce and Mike Barrajon had strong games. The Rise Golf Club Man of the Match went to Nick Pantaleo for tireless work at the back. Second-place North Enderby Timber shut out last-place Salmon Arm Outlaws 6-0 at Marshall #4. The timber controlled the entire game, led by a strong back line of Jesse Knight, Scott Wallace, Greg Poggemoeller and Andrew Stein. Andy and brother Danny Stein shared the Aclis Highlight of the Night after Andy danced around two defenders on the wing and placed a perfect cross to Danny, who hammered the ball to the back of the net with a leaping volley. Adam Marwood earned the one-save shutout while healing his hamstring injury. NET improved to 12-4-1, while the Outlaws fell to 0-16. Meanwhile, Penticton United ambushed Bosman Accounting of Vernon 7-1 in a Capri Insurance Men’s 45+ League make-up game Wednesday night at Marshall Field #1. Rob Gunning (3), Kevin Kothlow (2), Zeke Pescada and Terry Grady handled the offence for second-place Penticton (12-3). Jenne Huberts hammered in a header off a Gerry Geelkerken corner for the accountants (0-14-1).

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Mark Wasylyk (right) of the Westlake Tire/Arrowhead Electric Ogopogos defends the ball against a Calgary FC player in men’s soccer action Tuesday at the World Masters Games in Torino, Italy. Calgary won 2-1.


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Liam Hennig, 14, keeps smiling despite a fall, while Aaron Botterill, 14, gets down low to retrieve a ball in the Vernon Royals Christian School Volleyball Camp.

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Vernon’s Aaron Heidt faced death and won last weekend in Grand Cache, Alta. Heidt claimed the North Face Canadian Death Race, completing the 125-kilometre offroad ulta course in 12 hours, 31 minutes and 44 seconds. Heidt, who competed in the men’s 30-39 division, was more than an hour ahead of runnerup Jeff Hunter of Prince George (13:35:25). Edmonton’s Joe Huising was third in 13:46:37. Heidt won the North Face Dirty Feet half marathon earlier this year in Kamloops. Caroline McIlroy of St. Phillip’s, Nfld. was the top female in 17:08:15, good enough for 20th overall. Vernon’s Krys Pick ruled the women’s 30-39 division, finishing in 19:44:09, while Vernon’s Michael Stoll (18:40:04) ranked seventh in the men’s 40-49 class. The Death Race course begins and ends on a 4,200-foot plateau, passes over three mountain summits and includes 17,000 feet of elevation change and a major river crossing. Meanwhile, Vernon’s Simon Craig has qualified for the Ironman World Championships, Oct. 12, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Craig, who recently celebrated the birth of his first child, son Kai, overcame a challenging swim to finish 69th overall, and ninth in the men’s 45-49 class at Ironman Lake Placid in New York. Craig, 44, who lists himself as an airline pilot in his Ironman bio, was 98th in his division after the 2.4-mile swim (1:13:50), but relied on his years as a pro cyclist in Europe to sit 13th heading onto the run course. He posted a 3:25:15 marathon time to finish in 10:03:43.

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The fifth annual Founder’s Cup Saturday at the Fred Couples Signature Course at The Rise is a bargain for $165. Featuring nearly $10,000 in prizes, players get a round of golf on a world-class track, brunch, dinner and tee gift just for entering. Shoot well in the two-person, best-ball format and you will walk away with some attractive prizes. “We’re shooting for 100 players,” said head pro Lee Ranger. “We’ve got some Calgarians, one from Vancouver and lots from Kelowna and Vernon. We still have room and anyone wanting to register can just call our pro shop (250-545-7425).” The tournament is named after the 21 founding members who hail mainly from Vancouver and Alberta. Defending champions are Vernon’s Justin Baillargeon and DJ Szestopalow. There are various flights with prizes for low gross and net winners. Play begins with a 1:30 shotgun start. A $49 practice round goes Friday.

Little Britches Rodeo hits IPE grounds

More than 100 cowboys and cowgirls will saddle up and buckle down as they compete in B.C. Little Britches Rodeo this weekend at the IPE grounds in Armstrong. Hosted by the North Okanagan Rodeo Club, the two-day event will include goat tail tying, pole bending, barrel racing, steer riding, stake racing, dummy roping, breakaway roping, chute dogging and goat tying. Little Britches is open to athletes ages five to 15, with certain events limited to junior and senior competitors only. The action begins at 9 a.m. each day. Cowboy Church goes 8 a.m. Sunday. Admission is free for spectators. Meanwhile, Westwold’s Cole Churchill won Top Cowboy in the senior division of the Canadian High School Rodeo Finals in Nanton, Alta. Churchill, a Grade 12 student at Pleasant Valley Secondary in Armstrong, collected the award after topping the overall points at the three-day event. Bianca Olson-Stiles, who graduated from PVSS in June, won the senior girls cutting event.


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Brittany Davison worked alongside Brianna Ostafie and Toren Huntley to set up two beautiful goals by Steph Conti. Katelyn Dyck and Christine Fraser solidified the back line, while Anita Rea and Jasmine Whitling tidied up the midfield using solid ball control and distribution. With 20 minutes left in a physical second half, Fahn Hastie received a strategic pass from Lisa Stewart. Hastie beat two defenders and tucked a hard leftfooted shot top cheese. Kim Teichman replied late for the regular-season champion Floss crew (13-3-1). Little Tex is 8-4-5. The AF Blazers defeated Wrap Zone 5-1 in other Division 1 play at Marshall #4. Ali Clarke opened the scoring with her 12th of the season, Hailey Woon earning the assist. Wrap Zone responded five minutes later. With 10 minutes remaining in the half, Woon knocked in a feed from Janna Cummings to regain the Blazer lead. With the wind in their favour, the Blazers dominated the second half and Woon put the Blazers up 3-1 before returning veteran Krista Ference scored off a nifty curving shot. Shelby Price rounded out the scoring with her third of the season just skimming in below the crossbar. Sierra Hatten, who made a guest appearance to join her aunts Jenny and Katie on the pitch, was outstanding on defence along with Amber Maltman, Amanda Swales and Jessica Brewis. Newcomer Brittany Altwasser and Jenny Hatten were solid in the midfield, while Shantell Hayhurst put through some quality crosses to help out the Blazer offence.

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Angela Durfield (left) of Vernon Controllers battles Edeen Ramsey of North Okanagan United in women’s soccer play at the World Masters Games in Torino, Italy. Katie Hatten made several key saves as the Blazers went to 6-9-2. Wrap Zone is 0-17. The NET Celtics edged Glenn Power of Salmon Arm 1-0 at Marshall #2. Jodi Bariesheff showed splendid skills by beating several players and having

patience to hammer the ball home with her left peg. Maddy Demers had a great game working her way back from a nagging ankle injury. Ashley Krause earned the shutout in place of regular keeper Charmaine Biagioni.

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Hayward became the first Canadian to win the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur in 2005. “I’m just really happy to be scoring again, I haven’t scored that well the last couple of years so I’ve been working on playing more and just scoring – so it’s nice to see it pay off.” Team B.C. includes Lynda Palahniuk of Kelowna, former Vernonite Jackie Little, now of Port Alberni, and Karen Pultz of Surrey. The nationals are open to female amateur golfers who turn 50 by the first day of the tournament. The Super Senior division is open to ages 60 and over. The winner receives an exemption into the U.S. Golf Association’s Senior Women’s Amateur Championships at Cordvale Golf Club, Sept. 21-26, in San Martin, Calif. Terrill Samuel of Etobicoke, Ont. won the 2012 Royale Cup in Charlottetown, carding 74-7971-224 for a one-stroke victory over Helene Chartrand of Pincourt, Que.

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Activity Horoscope By Bernice Bede OsOl

Don’t be hesitant to elevate your sights in the year ahead, especially where you work or career goals are concerned. Whether you realize it or not, you’re in an excellent achievement cycle where much can be accomplished. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Your prospects for material acquisition look to be especially encouraging, especially in situations where you are doing business with someone of the opposite gender.

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relationship has gotten a bit stale lately. It’s a great way to get it stirred up again. ARIES (March 21-April 19) You should take advantage of today’s trends, which will have an especially good effect on your work situation. Things won’t just happen, however; you’ll need to go after what you want.

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The Vernon Public Art Gallery is gearing up for its fifth annual alternative arts event: Riot on the Roof. On Aug. 24, Riot will transform the Vernon Parkade into a vibrant sphere of creativity by showcasing the artistic talents of emerging artists from the Okanagan and surrounding areas.  “Each summer our youth ambassadors bring new energy to the event, new perspectives, and a new vision, and because of this Riot on the Roof has become a dynamic event including everything from live music to spoken word poetry. Jamie and Robert (2013 youth ambassadors) have been working tirelessly to recruit new artists and provide audiences with a unique Riot experience,” said Dauna Kennedy Grant, executive director. Three impressive groups have been scheduled to appear, providing a good example of the diversity at this event. Mousai Entertainment, based out of Vancouver and Calgary, is a collaboration of 10 diverse performers, specializing in many forms of dance and body movement including contemporary, jazz, ballet, contact dance, flamenco, and belly dance. In addition, some of the members have training in partner acrobatics, contortion, aerial ribbon, fire eating, and prop manipulation. The team incorporates elaborate, creative character roles and costuming into their shows. While working with venues, lighting, decor, and visual experts, Mousai will become part of the atmosphere at Riot. On the main stage, guests will hear The Dragstrip Devils, a rockabilly/psycho-billy trio from Vernon. Band members love fast cars, hot licks and pin-up chicks! Influenced by Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent and Johnny Burnett with a twist, their songs will make you want to rip it up and hit that dance floor with your baby. This three-piece band will have you shakin’ all over! Nathan Hare has been perfecting the balancing act of performance poetry. Immersed in the written word yet drawn towards the stage, Hare has performed more than 100

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Mousai Entertainment brings its diverse performers to Riot on the Roof Aug. 24, the Vernon Public Art Gallery’s fifth annual alternative arts event. times in the last two years, sharing his art form everywhere from churches to sweaty basements. Praised for his humour, honesty and narrative ability, he ultimately attempts to create work that will bring joy and inspire. The focus of Riot on the Roof is to promote youth involvement in the Okanagan’s artistic community and provide an opportunity to view and participate in alterna-

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Legendary Canadian bluesman Colin James brings along his acoustic guitar to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Oct. 16.

This October, Colin James will begin a Western Canadian tour that will feature stops in the B.C. Interior, including the Vernon Performing Arts Centre, Oct. 16. For fans, the tour will be like seeing and hearing James for the first time. The Up Close and Personal: An Acoustic Tour will feature James performing his hits and blues standards in an intimate acoustic setting, with special guest, master guitarist Chris Caddell. One fan said, “It will be like sitting in your living room, but with Colin James and Chris Caddell. How great would that be?” From the small city of Belleville on Lake Ontario, Caddell is said to play with the southern vibe and bluesy reverence of a Stevie Ray Vaughan or Doyle Bramhall II.

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Need You Bad, I’m Losing You, Let’s Shout, Into the Mystic, Lost Again, Voodoo Thing, Keep on Loving Me Baby, Cadillac Baby, Breakin’ up the House, and many others have helped James secure a following of fans in North America that would be the envy of many an artist. The musical genres James so nicely spans includes blues, rock, R’n’B, jump blues, swing revival, and blues-rock, which have garnered him six Juno awards, 17 Maple Blues Awards, and several of his albums have reached gold and platinum status. His newest CD, Twenty Five Live, features the song Ain’t Nothing, which was filmed live at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. Tickets to see James go on sale Aug. 16 at the Ticket Seller in the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. Visit www.ticketseller.ca or call 250-549-7469 to order or for more info.

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luesman Buddy Guy’s latest double disc release Rhythm and Blues isn’t really that, but the venerable guitarist/singer wails on blues anyway. As long as there’s a set of songs that he can sink his voice and fingers into, then Guy will bring electricity. The 77-year-old’s Dean Gordon-Smith performances on Rhythm and Blues have edge; his vocals are potent and soulful, and his guitar work has an elemental squawk that’s part conversation and part banshee howl — it takes on another life

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as Guy dims the volume. If anything, age has added more presence to his music – the past is there but it’s a bonus and not a burden. The songs aren’t very notable in content but their humour and insight give Guy the platform in which to exorcise his considerable interpretive powers (I Go By Feel, Meet Me in Chicago). There are collaborations here, but they’re uneven. Beth Hart matches Guy’s charisma with her raw reading of What You Gonna Do About Me, and Keith Urban and Guy have a sweet duet on One Day Away, one of the few sensitive tracks here. Kid Rock doesn’t sound like an American Badass on Messin’ With the Kid; more like a snot-nosed brat trying to sound heavy. Ah well...there’s Steven Tyler with some Aerosmith buddies on the hyper Evil Twin, sounding like Steven Tyler. But

Guy never lets his guard down; he melts the fretboard all over R&B. A few songs take a left turn away from the format and jump out, leaving an impression that more is needed. These are Devil’s Daughter; Whiskey Ghost, and All That Makes Me Happy is the Blues. The sound of these is swampy and reverb-drenched and the mood is minorkey and eerie. In a weird turnabout, these tracks have a lingering deep feeling of blues, while the traditionally-structured blues songs on the rest of the album sound like party music in contrast. So yeah, more swamp music would be cool... But Guy often rides the edge of abandon when performing, and his boldness sometimes takes him past the outskirts. It’s this restless spirit that keeps him and his sound in their own time zone, so play on!

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include music by Satie, Poulenc, Weill, and Stravinsky and has been planned as a summer project and fundraiser for the two young musicians, who are both graduates of the music program at the University of Victoria. Next year, Jordan moves to London,

England to pursue a masters of music at the Royal College of Music, while Harker will study with renowned Baroque specialist Nancy Argenta at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Harker is a recent graduate of the masters of music program at UVic. A native of

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and singing Bach solos with Victoria’s Civic Orchestra. She has also been featured as a soloist with the UVic Orchestra, and recently had the privilege of singing the Canadian premiere of a piece by German Composer Detlef Heufsinger. Jordan recently graduated with distinction from the bachelor of music program at UVic. He frequently performs as a guest artist with the Die Mahler Quartet. He has also recorded the album Musica Latina with Pablo Diemecke and bassist Alex Olson. After winning the Johann Strauss Scholarship in 2012, Jordan was able to attend the summer academy at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria where he studied piano with Andrzej Jasinski and fortepiano with Robert Levin. A winner of the 2012 Concerto Competition, he performed Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no. 1 with conductor Ajtony Csaba and the UVic Orchestra. He was also the recipient of the 2012 Musical Fine Arts Scholarship, given to the most promising performance major in his or her third year of studies at UVic. He has also toured twice with Ballet Victoria as pianist and musical director. Harker and Jordan perform at All Saints Anglican Church Saturday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation and all are welcome.


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ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN MUSEUM AND ARTS SOCIETY 3415 Pleasant Valley Rd., 546-8318. Open for August is Kelowna painter Carrie Harper’s Wave Guide and Apple Box Girls, Predator Ridge artist Martha Moore’s Nature’s Tapestry, and Mary Walker, a “quiller” from Kelowna showing Story in Repository. Gallery is open Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  ASHPA NAIRA GALLERY  9492 Houghton Rd, Vernon, 549-4249. Featured for summer is A Head-Like Shape by Katherine Pickering. Other artists are also showing work in a variety of media: painting, textile, sculpture, ceramic, glass and jewelry. Runs to Sept. 1, Friday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. No admission charge. CAETANI CULTURAL CENTRE 3401 Pleasant Valley Rd. Viva d’Arte! continues Aug. 17 and Sept. 21. Caetani Centre’s major fundraising events of this year, full of art, entertainment, and history, is surely not to be missed! Each date, there will be an art market and open studio trail simultaneously, as the dynamic artistic experience spills out of the gardens of the Caetani Centre and into the Vernon community. CHERRYVILLE ARTISANS SHOP 1187 Hwy. 6, Cherryville, 5470020. Open seven days a week, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment anytime. The shop is full of new art work and pottery. Fundraiser for the Cherryville Artisans Association: new ceramic mugs by Laurel Fredin in different colours; 60 per cent goes to the artist and 40 cent goes to the association to help pay for special events, workshops, exhibitions, emerging artist showcase and youth apprentice program. COURTYARD GALLERY Suite 104, 907 Belvedere St. Enderby. Paintings, fibre art, sculpture, stained glass, woodwork, and more, all produced by local artists. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. FOR YOUR EYES ONLY GIFT GALLERY 2855 Moray St., Armstrong, 250-309-3364. Refresh, inspire, and/or adorn yourself with a unique item from our gallery featuring local artists and artisans. GALLERY ODIN 215 Odin Rd. Silver Star Mountain, 503-0822. Summer exhibitions include Sara Lige’s Every picture tells a story, Julia Trops’ The Journey and Julie Elliot: Union Of Opposites. New work by 19 other artists also on display. Summer hours are Thursday and Saturday, 2 to 6 p.m. or by calling the gallery for an appointment. GALLERY VERTIGO Suite 1 - 3001 31st St. Vernon, 503-2297. Ted Hayward, a self-taught painter of disappearing peoples, wildlife and landscapes, continues Homecoming Show in Gallery One. Jr. Nature Sketch Club showing in Gallery Two features Allan Brooks Nature Centre initiative focused on connecting children, art and nature. Armed with a sketchbook, a pencil, a naturalist and an artist, sketch club members gain an extra creative perspective through sketching regional flora and fauna, which they learn about each session in a different park or protected area around Vernon. Both shows run at Vertigo to Aug. 24. HEADBONES GALLERY 6700 Old Kamloops Rd., 542-8987. Paintings by Okanagan Nation artist David Wilson, winner of the 2012 B.C. Achievement Awards in Aboriginal Art, are on display until Aug. 11. THE HUB ARTS COLLECTIVE 2906 30th Ave. Downtown Vernon, beside the Towne Cinema. Tanya Lipscomb 10th CD release party and Art show, Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. Many local musicians set to play and celebrate. NADINE’S FINE ART & FRAMES 3101B 31st Ave. 542-8544. A large selection of local original art can viewed daily 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ROGERS GALLERY 4420 Larkin Cross Rd., Armstrong. 1-800-3568735 #5. Enjoy a taste of local art at the Rogers Bulk Food Store. Our summer show includes watercolours from Kalview and Spallumcheen Painters as well as the humorous art of Wendy Klein from Lake Country. Open for viewing Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. VERNON PUBLIC ART GALLERY 3228 31st. Ave., 545-3173. Continues four new exhibitions: Kristoff Steinruck’s The Marble Range, Joanne Salé’s Connections, Marissa Brown’s Friends and Lovers, and the Monashee Arts Council and Cherryville Artisans Group’s Artist or Artisan? Where is the Line? Admission by donation. Shows run to Oct. 10. VILLAGE GALLERY 1961 Vernon St., Lumby, 778-473-3029. Open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Operated by Lumby Arts Co-op, displaying variety of media including paint, pottery, jewelry, ceramics, wood, leather and fabric by more than 20 area artists. This month’s feature artist is Sandy Gallant, Toasted Oak Studio, whose passion is clay sculpting and oil painting and a great selection of her work is available to view all month.

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SUTTON FREE MOVIES IN THE PARK Get your picnic baskets and lawn chairs for Sutton Group Lakefront Realty’s free movies in Polson Park. Friday, Aug. 9 is the classic American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas and starring Ron Howard, Richard Dreyfuss and Harrison Ford. Starts at sunset, 8:35 p.m. Various activities available prior to the start of the show. Habitat for Humanity will be on hand with a concession. VERNON FILM SOCIETY All films screen at the Vernon Towne Cinema on 30th Avenue. The film society closes its summer season Monday, Aug. 19 with Storm Surfers, a “breathtaking window into the daredevil nature of big-wave sport, as piping hot cinematography hammers you right into the barrel of the action.” Shows at the regular times of 5:15 and 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $7 available a week in advance at the Towne and the Bean Scene Coffee House.

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Jokers and Prophets is tonight’s band at Valley First Music in the Park, presented by the Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce, starting at 7 p.m. at Memorial Park in Armstrong. Bring a blanket, chairs, snacks and beverages. The event is also a fundraiser for Feed the Valley; non-perishable food items or cash donations are welcome at Valley First.

CONCERTS/DANCES/FESTIVALS ROOTS AND BEETS ART FESTIVAL Cherryville Artisans Association, with the Cherryville Farmers Market, hosts this celebration of art and the harvest Saturday, Aug. 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., behind Frank’s General Store, 1187 Highway 6. Live art demonstrations, workshops, medieval displays, live music and more. BC Parks will be in attendance and Mountain Kid’s Creation Fort will offer crafts celebrating the harvest. Admission is by donation. ANDREW ALLEN Live music and dinner in the vinyeard at Ex Nihilo Vineyards, 1525 Camp Rd., Lake Country, Saturday, Aug. 10; doors open 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $150 plus tax; must be at least 19 years old. For tickets and info., call 250-766-5522. JAMMIN’ IN JUSTICE (brought to you by the DVA) has free music in Justice Park every Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. this summer. Justice Park is located across from the Court House, Nixon Wenger and Tolko. CIVIC SOUNDS Free concerts in front of Vernon museum and old library every Thursday 7 to 9 p.m. August lineup continues with Vernon rock band The Goods Aug. 15 and local Celtic Maritimers Cod Gone Wild Aug. 22. Cheek to Cheek Dance Studio provides dance lessons and entertainment during the intermission. Nonperishable food items accepted for Salvation Army Food Bank. ROOTS AND BLUES Entertainers from around the world gather at the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds for the 21st annual festival Aug. 16 to 18. Headliners include Bruce Cockburn, Daniel Lanois, City and Colour and many others on the main and five other stages. Schedules, weekend and day passes are available at www.rootsandblues.ca. SHERMAN DOUCETTE Kelowna boogie, blues and soul harp master plays with his Tankful of Blues at The Orchard Aug. 16 at its outdoor location at 14924 Middle Bench Rd., Oyama. Gate opens at 6:45 p.m. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 available in advance at theorchardwebsite.com or at the gate for $22. HEATHER HARKER Elizabeth Scott bursary winner, Vernon singer Harker and pianist Daniel Jordan perform a program of early 20th century cabaret music at All Saints Anglican Church at 7 p.m., Aug. 17. Admission is by donation with proceeds to help support their postgraduate musical development (Danny at the Royal College of Music, London and Heather at Victoria Conservatory of Music). Concert will feature music by Satie, Stravinsky, Weill and Poulenc. THE BOOM BOOMS Vancouver-based six-piece rock-pop band, recently back from touring Brazil, play the Big Blue Stage at Gatzke Orchards, Oyama, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m. Tickets $15 at Gatzke’s on Highway 97 in between Vernon and Winfield, gatzkeorchard.com.

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ARMSTRONG INN 3400 Smith Dr., 546-3056. Open mic is every Friday starting at 8:30 p.m. Hosted by Kim and Kaila Sinclair, first time performers are always welcome. To get e-mail updates send an e-mail to kimsin@telus.net. Karaoke is every Saturday night at 8 p.m. BRANDING IRON PUB 3445 Okanagan St., Armstrong, 5460044. Superstar Karaoke is on every Friday night, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday is the jam with host Dan Engelland. CLIFFS BISTRO AND BAKERY 707 George St., Hwy 97A, 8382328. Les Copeland hosts a jam session for musicians, poets, etc. every Wednesday evening from 7:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. All ages welcome. EAGLES HALL 5101 25th Ave. 542-3003. Karaoke with Brenda is every Friday starting at 8 p.m. FORTUNES LANDING/HOWARD JOHNSON 1510 George St. Enderby, 838-6825. Karaoke night has now changed from Sunday to Wednesday night 8 p.m. to midnight with Brenda. Every other Friday, jam with Brown Bag LPT. TORO’S PUB 1220 Kalamalka Lake Rd, 545-7856. Karaoke every Thursday at 8 p.m. Hosted by Anita LeBlanc.

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ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE CLUB 2500 - 46th Ave, 542-3277. Dance in the Spitfire Lounge to the live music of Rutland City Limits Friday, Aug. 9 and Cheaper Than a Porsche Aug. 16 from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.  BOURBON STREET BAR AND GRILL Prestige Inn, 4411 32nd St. Les Copeland and Cameron Ward play every Thursday 7 to 10 p.m. Every Saturday Copeland plays 6 til 9 p.m. outside on patio lounge. LONGHORN PUB 4513 25th Ave., 542-9222. Ranger Kaine Band will be playing at the Longhorn Pub in Vernon Friday, Aug. 9 and Saturday, Aug. 10 from 8 p.m. to midnight. LORENZO’S CAFE 901 Mabel Lake Rd. (8 km east of Enderby), 838-6700. Fri. Aug. 9 is go-to guitarist Sean Ashby, who has played and recorded with Sarah McLachlan, Delerium and Ginger. Sat. Aug. 10, organically grown Vancouver-based band The Planza plays soul, blues, R&B, funky stuff, and groovy classic rock. Thurs., Aug. 15, is the Vancouver-born son of Canadian roots rocker Barney Bentall. Dustin Bentall was raised on the music of Neil Young, The Band, Bob Dylan and Steve Earle. Aug. 16 and 17 the Mud Blues Band returns with their eclectic and original style of R&B. Call the café to reserve. RIVERFRONT PUB Hwy. 97A, Grindrod. 838-7261. Vancouver trio The Planza plays the Riverfront Aug. 9. Start time is 8 p.m. No cover. RIVER ROCKS BISTRO 409 Cliff Ave., Enderby, 938-2297. Aug. 17 is Jo Burt, Black Sabbath’s former bass player on tour from England, with Antonia, Barry Lamb (dingwall bass extraordinaire) and Paul May (of The Legendary Lake Monsters). $10 cover, Music from 8 to 11 p.m. SIR WINSTON’S PUB 2705 32nd St. (250) 549-3485. Sir Winston’s is hosting live music on their rooftop patio every Saturday. Aug. 10 is Steve Stairs, Aug. 17 is John Noren. TALKIN’ DONKEY #1-5400 24th St., 545-2286. Kamloops singer songwriter Benjamin Bermiller is at the Donkey Aug. 10 as part of his Coffee House Tour. Starts at 7 p.m. $5 cover. Brett Wildeman, a folkmusician based on the Sunshine Coast, is touring on the release of his new album, Mother Earth. He plays the Donkey Aug. 16 at 8 p.m.

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uite apart from the fact that this is a fun movie to watch, Hugh Jackman is not too shabby and the 3D version is great. Is anyone out there, but me, wondering about the latest spate of movies related to comic book or old radio shows? So far we’ve seen Batman, Superman, Spiderman, The Lone Ranger and then, of course, there’s the zombie films. Is it that we baby boomers are so rooted in the past that we are hard-pressed to find something new? Having that little rant out of my system, The Wolverine is an action-packed (great chase on the train scene) couple of hours, as Logan/Wolverine is called to Japan to say farewell to an old friend, Shingen Yashida (Hiroyuki Sanada), who is dying — and things go downhill from there. Again, violence and incredible stunts are a large part of this film. The acting is so-so, but what do we want from a half man/half wolf? Logan’s lukewarm scenes with his supposed love interest, Marika (Tao Okamoto), are a bit hard to take, but

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Hugh Jackman bulks up to play the indestructible X-Men character in The Wolverine. director James Mangold redeems himself with the action scenes, which are plentiful. Jackman, who has played Logan/ Wolverine six times, is a big fan of the Wolverine comic (1982), particularly the Japanese saga. Interestingly, this is the first time Wolverine is in a movie without X-Men in the title. To prepare for the role, Jackman worked out three hours a day, ate 6,000 calories daily and sought advice on bulking up from Dwayne Johnson, who may be the king of bulking up. As movies go, this is fast-paced and

suspenseful but don’t go expecting to see great acting. Stay for the credits and see what’s in store for X-Men. By the way, this is not the last we’ll see of the Wolverine, he’s scheduled to come back again. I give The Wolverine three reels for this one, but the chase scenes are awesome. The film is currently showing at The Galaxy Cinemas in Vernon. — Susan Steen is a freelance movie reviewer based out of Kelowna, whose column normally appears in the Kelowna Capital News.

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be transferring to the University of Manitoba to complete her bachelor’s degree in music, focusing on performance. She also won admission to UBC’s opera program. She hopes to follow a bachelor’s degree with a master’s leading to a career of performing and teaching. She wishes to be able to instill in her students the love of music and performance that has been one of the focal points of her own life. The popularity of opera has grown over the last few years as evidenced by the success of the Opera Live in HD performances from the Met. It is a very difficult and rigorous vocal form and demands a facility

in languages other than English to add to the challenges. It is interesting that all but one of the five individuals who have won the ESVCB have chosen opera as their main focus. It is a point of pride for Okanagan voice teachers that these talented young singers have all received the foundation education that has enabled them to compete very successfully in the academic musical world in centres from New York, to Montreal, to Victoria and Vancouver to Seattle and now Manitoba. No doubt there will be many more times of pride in their accomplishments as the years go by. Watch for their names in the news.

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Leanne Hammond, of Community Foundation of the North Okanagan, presents a $3,000 grant plus $750 worth of paint from the Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program to Glen Taylor, general manager of Historic O’Keefe Ranch. The grant helps improve local heritage buildings and will be used to repaint the exterior of Schubert House.

Pirate Paks benefit kids Morning Star Staff

Canada’s longest-running restaurant chain is bringing back special edition Adult Pirate Paks on Wednesday, giving the young-at-heart a chance to feel like a kid again – all while helping a worthy cause. In honour of young mateys who need help the most, White Spot will celebrate its sixth annual Pirate Pak Day by donating $2 from each Kids and Adult Pirate Pak sold on Wednesday, August 14 to Zajac Ranch for Children. Zajac Ranch is an established B.C. based charity that provides children and young adults with life-threatening illnesses and chronic disabilities an unforgettable summer camp experience. “Our popular Pirate Pak has been sailing into happy childhood memories for decades,” said White Spot president Warren Erhart. “Pirate Pak Day is the perfect chance to revisit those memories while

supporting a good cause. “The entire team at White Spot is excited to be partnering with Zajac Ranch for the sixth year in a row, and proud to make a difference in the lives of kids facing challenges.” Since 2008, White Spot has raised $202,470 for Zajac Ranch, providing more than 100 children and young adults the opportunity to create summertime memories and empower them to experience traditional camp activities – an opportunity that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. From Aug. 19 to 23, Zajac Ranch will host White Spot Week, where kids will meet new friends and participate in outdoor sports, such as kayaking and horseback riding. “Each year, we are grateful for White Spot’s Pirate Pak Day fundraiser, which provides a life-changing summer camp experience for special needs kids in B.C.,” said Mel Zajac, founder of Zajac Ranch for Children.

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Eric Hornby (left), with the Kelowna-Vernon B.C. Good Sam Chapter, presents $1,000 to Barry Armburst, with the Good Sam Association. The funds will support the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society.


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July 16: Born to Joel Weiss and Roxanne Koscielny of Vernon, a girl, 8 lbs. 4 oz., named Amaya Anne Weiss. A sister for Jayden Koscielny, 13; Taylor Weiss, 6; Aiyana Bullock, 9. A granddaughter for Brenda and Kevin Conn of Armstrong, B.C., Harold and Rita Weiss of Barrhead, Alta. A great-granddaughter for Linda Tanasket of Armstrong, Margret Mullaly of Vernon, B.C. July 16: Born to Jessica Sanborn and Jayson Edwards of Vernon, B.C., a boy, 7 lbs. 6 oz., named New Additions Mason James. Edwards. A grandson for Cathy and Tom Sanborn of Vernon, Monique and Larry Edwards of Falkland, B.C. July 18: Born to Megan Bevan and Scott Taylor of Peachland, a boy, 8 lbs. 7 oz., named Jaxon Leonard Arthur Taylor. A grandson for Ross and Lenora Taylor, Debra Green, all of Vernon. A great-grandson for Rena Strand of Vernon. July 19: Born to Robert and Miriam Severin of Kelowna, B.C., a boy, 8 lbs. 4 oz., named Carter Kalevi. A brother for Kaian, 3. A grandson for Dale and Lynn Severin of Vernon, Marya Raty of Kelowna. July 19: Born to Tenille and Logan Eley of Vernon, B.C., a girl, 7 lbs. 2 oz., named Brynn Ellen. A granddaughter for Heather and Duane Grandbois, the late Wayne Dye, Margaret and Andrew Eley, all of Vernon. A great-granddaughter for Mary Holmes of Vernon, Margaret Eley of Glasgow, Scotland. July 20: Born to Joshawa Orser and Jessica King of Armstrong, a boy, 5 lbs. 6 oz., named Clay Duncan. A brother for Connor. A grandson for Bucky and Wendy King of Falkland, B.C., Cheryl and Ken Orser of Armstrong, B.C. A great-grandson for Sylvia and Glenn Procter of Falkland, Donna Orser of Armstrong. July 20: Born to Ashley Campen and Blane King of Vernon, B.C., a girl, 7 lbs. 2 oz. named Nevaeh Laura Jane King. A granddaughter for Laurilee and Jim Campen of Lavington, B.C., Maggie Aide and Garry Head of Vernon. A greatgranddaughter for Barry Gourlie of Vernon, Larry and Jeanette McCrea of 100 Mile, B.C., Doris and Les Campen of West Kelowna, B.C., Fred King of Lumby, B.C., Shirley Stinson of Toronto, Ont., Margaret King of Hedley, B.C. July 23: Born to Mike Gano and Mandy Jones of Cherryville, a boy, 7 lbs. 10 oz., named Cody Richard Gano. A grandson for Debbie, Dick, Patti and Dwight, all of British Columbia.

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The late Ruth Kovacs with some of the many students at Mission Hill school that she read with over the years with the One to One program.

Ruth leaves a legacy of literacy Morning Star Staff

For close to 20 years, countless children at Mission Hill elementary school have improved their reading skills thanks to the dedication of Ruth Kovacs. Starting in 1996, Kovacs was supporter, coordinator and tutor for the One to One Children’s Literacy Program at the school. Kovacs passed away last year, but her legacy lives on, through the dedication of Ruth’s Reading Room at Mission Hill and the Ruth Kovacs Literary Award. “Last fall, in failing health, Ruth told me she had a wish: to have a final visit to her One to One room,” said Debbie Schiller, executive director of the Junction Literacy Centre, which runs the One to One program. “That wish turned into a tea attended by many volunteer tutors, teachers and other admirers. “During the tea, the Mission Hill school community announced that the One to One Room would in the future always be known as Ruth’s Reading Room.” That same day, the literacy society presented Kovacs with the first Ruth Kovacs Literacy Award, to honour her dedication to children and the One to One program;

Debbie Schiller, executive director of The Junction Literacy Centre, and Zoli Kovacs look through some of the books that were purchased with $500 that was received in memory of Kovacs’ wife, Ruth, for the One to One Children’s Literacy Program . it will be an annual award that bears her name. Criteria for the award includes an unconditional commitment to literacy; someone who quietly, selflessly does literacy work under the radar, year after year; a person who makes an impact, empowers families and inspires communities. This year’s award recipient will be

announced in late September. “True to form, when Ruth passed away last February, she requested that donations be made in her memory to the One to One program,” said Schiller. “The books we were able to purchase with the $500 we received will be welcome additions to the One to One libraries at Mission Hill and two other elementary schools.”

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ear Annie: I left my hometown when I was 19 and have lived in a nearby state for the past 27 years. Two of my children are grown and on their own, and my youngest currently lives with my ex-husband overseas. My mother is now in her 70s and has many medical problems, lives alone and rarely leaves the house. I am also in a long-distance relationship with a man from my childhood who lives near my mother. I am planning to move back to my home state to help Kathy Mitchell & MarcySugar my mother and also pursue this relationship. However, I am torn between moving back there and being able to see my children, who live in various places. It breaks my heart for my mother to be all alone, and I know I am running out of time to have her in my life. I also feel this man is “the one,” and I want to be with him. Annie, I spent nearly 30 years caring for my kids. I plan to see them every few months and create a visitation schedule for my son to be with me. Am I being selfish to move away? — Torn Between Kids, Parents and Boyfriend Dear Torn: Absolutely not. You aren’t abandoning young children. Your kids no longer live with you, so you are free

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to go where you wish. As long as you can visit your children and work out a time for your youngest to be with you, you are under no obligation to remain in your current home. You have spent 27 years taking care of your kids, and now you are quite unselfishly going to take care of your mother. You deserve to also take care of yourself. Dear Annie: I recently invited some friends to my home for an informal Sunday supper. We’ve known one another for 10 years and usually go out to restaurants. This is the first time we’ve had them over to our home. Since then, I have not received any kind of invitation from them. Worse, one of them recently said they had such a good time that we should do it again. But no one volunteered to use their home. Someone suggested I do it. I have done a lot of entertaining in the past, and going over my guest lists, I realize that very few people have returned the favor. Before my husband died last year, he said flat out that he was tired of entertaining people who do nothing for us in return. One of our neighbors was invited twice to our home, and I have yet to be inside her house. Is reciprocity some old social rule that no longer exists? — Still Waiting Dear Still: No, but many people no longer feel obligated to follow any social rules at all. We think your particular problem is home entertainment. Too many people

Staying connected Morning Star Staff

If you are an empathetic individual with some time to spare, the Good Morning Program could use your help. Designed to help people stay connected, the Good Morning Program is operated by the People in Need Crisis Line and has been making calls for 37 years. “Volunteers provide a daily phone check-in service to individuals in the community who live independently and may be socially isolated,” said Good Morning Program coordinator June Hawkins. “Most people on the program are seniors; however, age is not a specific requirement of the program.” One volunteer said she gets great satisfaction from helping out with the program. “The participants so appreciate receiving their call and when I talk to them, I know I am making a difference in their lives,” she said. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the Good Morning Program, please contact the PIN administration office at 250-545-8074.

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are embarrassed by the condition of their houses or by their cooking skills. They don’t realize that their friends aren’t interested in comparing furniture and appetizers. They simply want to enjoy the company. The solution for you is to entertain in your home only those who will reciprocate, and socialize with the rest in neutral settings such as restaurants. Dear Annie: “Too Good of a Cook” complained that her eight grown children and grandchildren visited often but never offered to help with the groceries or cooking. My parents owned a vacation home, and each year, the family gathered for one long holiday weekend. It was not fair for our parents to host all of the families and feed them, as well. To ensure that everyone had a nice vacation and still contributed their fair share, each family was responsible for one day of meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. That meant they also had to shop, prepare, cook, serve and clean up. This worked well for many years. Our parents have passed, but those were great years with warm memories — and tasty meals. — Colorado River Family Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to anniesmailbox@ comcast.net, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737-3rd St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

Scourged and mocked. “Then Pilate took Jesus and scourged him.” Mark 19:1. Our Lord was subjected to the unrestrained brutality of men. Scourging was the first preliminary to crucifixion. He was stripped naked and publicly made to kneel with this hands tied to the base of a pillar. Using a knotted bludgeon many blows were inflicted on his back by a strong man, blows which tore the flesh and drew blood. Imagine the agony for it is “with his stripes we are healed.” Isaiah. 53:5.

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As Seen on Dr. Oz MELT Method now available in Vernon Ruth Jantz of Vernon, is excited to bring you MELT, the Hands‐Off Bodycare® Treatment. Introduction to MELT:

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7:30 pm, at City Dance Studio, 4411‐29th St., Vernon The MELT Method is a simple self‐treatment method that combats chronic pain, improves performance, and decreases the accumulated stress caused by the repetitive postures and movements of everyday living. MELT was created by manual therapist Sue Hitzmann, based in New York City, and it's now being taught across the country to groups and individuals by instructors trained by Hitzmann. The MELT Method is the very first Hands‐off method developed for the general public as a self‐care tool to prevent and relieve chronic pain. It’s an affordable addition to any wellness or fitness routine. Contact: Ruth Jantz, Certified Instructor cellularconnectionswithmelt@gmail.com • 250‐545‐9595

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An evening of MessAges froM spirit with Claudette Godin, international spiritual teacher, healer and psychic Aug. 9 with the Lumby Questers then teaching a weekend mediumship intensive Aug. 10 and 11. Contact Lois at 250-547-2262 for details. Cost is $5 for nonmembers, $3 members, free for weekend intensive students. Presentation is at the Okan. Center for Spiritual Living, 2913-29th Ave., 7 to 9 p.m. LuMby & AreA CAregivers support group Being a caregiver is a much respected and honored job. But being a caregiver 24/7 can become quite stressful. Talking with others in a similar situation can help relieve some of that stress. We meet Aug. 9, 23, Sept. 6, 20 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Lumby Whitevalley Community Resource Centre, 2114 Shuswap (across from the credit union). Info., Olena 250-547-8866. downtown vernon MurAL tours The Downtown Vernon Assoc. offers free guided mural tours. Tours leave 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays (Aug. 12, 19, 26). Tuesdays 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Aug. 13, 20). Wednesdays 9 a.m. (Aug. 14, 21, 28). Fridays at 6 p.m. (Aug. 9, 16, 23). Info., DVA at 250-5425851 or murals@downtownvernon.com. the hALinA CArpet bowLers Meet Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. New carpet bowlers are welcomed; come on out for a fun afternoon of activity. We are behind the Rec Centre at 331037 Ave. For further info., call 250-542-2877. the roAd hoMe resCue & sAfekeeping soCiety is a charitable organization that assists animals and their owners in times of emergencies. We are in urgent need of short-term foster homes for animals coming into our care, particularly now that summer is here and the threat of fires is on the rise. For info., see www.theroadhome.ca or call 250-545-1548 or 250-309-0940. vernon outdoors CLub Interested in hiking or biking with a great group of people? Consider coming along with the Vernon Outdoors Club. Hikes are scheduled on Sundays and Tuesdays, bike rides are on Thursdays. Details about upcoming events can be found at www.vernonoutdoorsclub.org CirCLe tiMe for tots: ALLAn brooks nAture Centre Join us with your little ones for puppet shows, songs and stories. Then enjoy a guided tour of our trail and pond learning centre. The wonders of nature are always changing! For children ages 18 months to five years. Regular admission rates apply. Free with family membership. Every Friday at 10 a.m. until Aug. 9. Adopt A dog And sAve A pet’s Life Shelters in Cancun, Mexico are caring for homeless dogs who are spayed or neutered and waiting to be adopted. WestJet will fly in the dogs and all they need is a rabies shot, papers saying they

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are healthy and vet-checked, all of which can be done by the shelter. See cancunanimalrescue.org or islaanimals.org fridAy night fArMers’ MArket One of the Okanagan’s friendliest and most convenient farmers’ markets! Located next to SportChek, at the north end of the Village Green Centre parking lot, the market offers a wonderful selection of inseason fruit and vegetables, plus crafts, jewelry, cosmetics, baking, ethnic foods and much more. Open every Friday from 3 until 7 p.m. A Great Place to Stock-Up for the Weekend! More info. Wayne at 250-549-1588. ArMy, nAvy, AirforCe hALL rentALs & CAtering Weddings, funerals, Christmas parties, etc. Barbecues in the club’s back yard. Ladies Aux Catering. For inquiries, big or small, call 250-542-3277 or 250-545-8246. seniors’ ACtivity Centre, ArMstrong We’re at 2520 Patterson Ave. Are you 50+ and looking for something to do? Visit the Activity Centre for fun and friendship. For information call Joy at 250-546-8907 or Nancy at 250-546-8158. the sChubert Centre thrift store Located in the basement of the Schubert Centre and is full of a variety of dress and casual clothes, for men and women, housewares, jewellery, craft items etc. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday and Friday from 9.30 a.m. to noon. The prices are unbelievable. Every second Saturday of the month, the centre has a pancake breakfast and we open thrift store with two-for-one deal. Store is completely run by volunteers and we are always looking for more. Everything put out for sale is inspected, mended or washed as necessary. Arthritis CoMMunity vernon & AreA support group Will meet at location and time to be determined. Need arthritis answers and support? Call toll-free 1-866-414-7766 or www.arthritis.ca for more info. or in Vernon, call Carolyn at 250-542-6333. pregnAnt? need AssistAnCe? For information, support and layettes come visit us at 3105C-31st Ave. The Vernon Pro-Life office is open Monday, Tuesday and Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. or by appointment, call 545-5520. yogA in the ChAir CLAss Requires no mat, gentle, primary level with a focus on increasing energy, mobility, range of motion and overall flexibility. Every Friday noon to 1 p.m. at the People Place. By donation only. Great for seniors, great for anyone with limited mobility, safe and therapeutic. for thAt furniture you no Longer hAve rooM for Call Gleaners used furniture store at 250-549-1123. Gleaners accepts donations of used furniture and working appliances. Drop off to 440529th St. or arrange for pick-up. to ALL Metis CitiZens Office open every Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop in for coffee and bannock at 2913-29th Ave. infAnt MAssAge At the Aboriginal Infant and Early Childhood Development Centre. For more information, call Connie at 250-542-7578. hALinA seniors Centre 50+ welcome to come out and participate in carpet bowling Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. at 3310-37th Ave., behind the Rec Centre. Come on out and learn a new game. Call 250-542-2877.

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upcoming The Vernon & DisTricT AnimAl royAl cDn. legion ArmsTrong Picnic PArTy The annual Gardom Lake Family Picnic Aug. 11, noon. Hotdogs available in the afternoon with hamburgers served at 5 p.m. along with potluck supper. Beverages and games for adults and children available throughout the day. Contact the legion for more information. lumby & DisTricT wilDlife Assoc. monthly trapshoots are second Sunday of the month at 10 a.m., at the clubhouse; for info. contact Norm at 547-6012 or Leroy at 542-1445. Pooch PArTners’ 2nD AnnuAl Doggie DuAThlon Aug. 11, open to people over 18 and dogs of all fitness levels. Fun, non-competitive event provides a one, three or six-mile walk or run followed by 25 or 50-metre swim (just the dogs swim). Fundraiser for Vernon & District Animal Care Society. Register at Stussi Sport or www.poochpartners.ca (under Events). Vernon & DisTricT meTis AssociATion host a BBQ Aug. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Coldstream Park. We will provide the hot dogs and hamburgers. Bring your potluck to share. The gooD morning ProgrAm is looking for volunteers! Designed to help people stay connected, the program is operated by People in Need Crisis Line and has been making calls for 37 years. Volunteers provide daily phone check-in service to individuals in the community who live independently and may be socially isolated. Most people on the program are seniors; however, age is not a specific requirement of the program. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the program, please contact the PIN office at 250-545-8074. sT. John’s luTherAn church hosts summer kids’ event, Kingdom Rock, Aug. 12 to 16 from 9 to 11:45 a.m. each day. At Kingdom Rock, kids four to 11 participate in Biblelearning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and dig into yummy treats, experience epic Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them to stand strong, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos they’ll take home. Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. Each day concludes with Fanfare Finale—a celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned. Family members and friends encouraged to join in daily for this special time at 11:20. Kids will join an international

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mission’s effort to share God’s love with children in India. A $25 registration fee covers the cost of materials. To register, call 250-549-2244 or e-mail: church@stjohnsvernon.com chess AT The Vernon librAry A small group of chess players play every Tuesday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. upstairs at the Vernon library. All players are welcome, including those wishing to learn the game. bosom buDDies meeT Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. in the lobby at the Best Western Vernon Lodge. There will be some good food and wine. Join us for a fun evening. Hope to see you all there. regisTereD DisAbiliTy sAVings PlAn info. session Aug. 14 from 1 to 3 p.m., Splatsin Health Centre, 5775 Old Vernon Rd., Enderby. Find out about how the government will pay a matching Canada Disability Savings Grant up to $3,500 a year on top of your contributions; it will also pay a Canada Disability Savings Bond of up to $1,000 a year into the RDSPs of low-income Canadians. Also, how money paid out of an RDSP will not affect your eligibility for federal benefits, and will have little or no impact on provincial social assistance payments. Attending this free info. session is an excellent first step in making senior years even more enjoyable. xerinDiPiTy workshoPs 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, with Marnie Cuthill from WildSafeBC. Learn about deer, bear, coyotes and raccoons and what you can to do keep them wild and away from your homes and gardens. 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. Details, see Vernon.ca or RDNO.ca hoT summer flicks AT your librAry Join us Thursday evenings for fun films based on comic books & novels! Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13); Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13); Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. V for Vendetta (rated R – adults only please). Air-conditioned and free! emPowering women in business invites you to join women from all walks of life in the Enderby, Armstrong, Mara and Mabel Lake areas for networking, education, inspiration, support, education and fun!

You don’t need a business to attend. EWIB meets Aug. 15 at the Enderby United Church in the lower level (1106 Belvedere St.,) at 7 a.m. for breakfast and the meeting and presentation from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Cost $5 (includes breakfast). This month’s speaker is Donna Harms, a successful business owner and tax consultant, presenting the three forms of business organization. For more information: empoweringwomeninbusiness@gmail.com kelownA singles club DAnces Held at Rutland Centennial Hall, 180a Rutland Rd. N. Kelowna. Doors open at 7 p.m. and dancing starts at 8 p.m. to midnight. Bar and snacks are available throughout the evening. Dress code is dressy casual, no baseball caps, blue jeans, sweat pants or sneakers please. Aug. 17, music will be by Wyshbone, a little bit of rock’n roll and a little bit of country music will get you in the mood to get up on the floor and have some fun. Aug. 31, music by Bob King for the long weekend celebrations. Lots of good old songs from days gone by. You don’t have to be a good dancer, just willing to try. Bring a friend, make new ones, and have a fun night out. For more information, contact Claudette at 250-762-6907. increDible Journey: free fAmily fun DAy Aug. 17, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Camp Arrowflight, 4684 Salmon River Rd., Armstrong. Join Kindale for games, challenges, swimming, archery, prizes and more! Everyone welcome but please confirm attendance by e-mailing cindy_masters@kindale.net or calling 250-546-3005. “Kindale — Making a difference in our community!” smAll breeD Dog rescue Newbark Rescue and Rehoming will be at Bosley’s Pet Food Plus at The Shops at Polson Park Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with adoptable small breed rescues looking for their forever families. They are all volunteers who foster out the dogs until they find new homes; there will be dogs of all ages from six months to seniors. More info., call 250-558-0566. A worlD TurneD DownsiDe uP Vacation Bible Camp Aug. 20 to 23, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Skits! Dress-up! Improv! Maskmaking! Wild and crazy games! If you’re eight to 11 years of age, this daycamp is your chance to step into some of the strangest stories Jesus told. Nothing ever turns out the way you’d expect. Come and join us in a world where things are left to right and

downside up! Cost: $140 for all four fostering. 1 to 2:30 p.m, Aug. 21 at the days. The camping is at Hurlburt on Gathering Place, #300, 3100 – 30th the Lake, but pick-up and drop off are Ave. Contact Noelle for more informaat Trinity United Church. Lunch is tion at 250-558-0939 or noksupport@ provided. (Camperships are available okfosterparents.ca for households in need of assistance.) lumby heAlTh cenTre clinSpace is limited! Download the reg- ics Free presentation on “Stroke istration form at http://camphurlburt. and Heart,” presented by Dr. John com/camps/registration. Send or take Wheeldon Aug. 23 from 10 to 11 it to Trinity United Church, 3300 a.m., Whitevalley Community Hall. Alexis Park Drive, Vernon, BC V1T What causes strokes? Symptoms of 6M1. Got questions? Phone 250-545- a stroke and/or heart attack? Stroke 0797, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. myths and truths. Learn how to protect yourself. Monthly advanced foot care or e-mail camphurlburt@gmail.com. The crisis line holDs Volun- clinic Aug. 26 (by appointment only). Teer TrAining Aug. 20, 21 and Please register at the Lumby Health 22 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., each Centre by calling 250-547-9741 or day. Coffee, tea and snacks provided. e-mail lumbyhealthsociety@shaw.ca course communiTy Invaluable volunteer experience for full anyone, excellent for communication Dinner Free to the public, Upper skills building. If you wish to make Room Mission, 3403-27th Ave., Aug. a difference in the lives of others, 24 from 3 to 4 p.m. consider becoming a member of the Crisis Line team. To book an interview, call Laird improvement district 250-545-8074 or see www.peopleinneed.ca speciaL GeneraL meetinG become A fosTer thursday, august 22nd, 2013 PArenT Attend an 7:00 p.m. information session the pump House to find out how you 3366 Hope drive can make a difference for children in our Election of Trustees community through

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ROBOTHAM, Earl Oliver George Earl passed away peacefully at Polson Care Facility on July 26th, 2013 at the age of 93 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Cynthia; two daughters, >ynda ;^iŵonͿ reƩ of ^avona, . C. and Margaret Fritz of Armstrong; one son, Ken (Eunice) Slade of Abbotsford; eight grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; one brother, Jack (Barbara) Robotham of Chilliwack; one sister Joan Manestar of Coquitlam; numerous nieces and nephews. /n lieu of Ňowers, those friends wishing to make memorial contribuƟons in memory of Earl may do so to the Heart and Stroke FoundaƟon. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pleasant salley Funeral Home. Condolences may be oīered at www.pleasantvalleyĬ.com

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Litzenberger (nee Yathon)

was born on October 6th, 1917 at Melville, Saskatchewan and was called Home to be with her Lord on August 2nd, 2013 at the age of 95 years. We are confident that she was welcomed there with a warm smile and a huge hug. Elizabeth will be lovingly remembered by her two sons, Ralph (Cathi) Litzenberger and Brian (Karen) Litzenberger of Vernon, B.C.; six grandchildren, Andrew (Barb) Litzenberger, Andrea (Martin Silbernagel) Litzenberger, Jason (Pam) Treleaven, Jamie (Melissa) Treleaven, Marty (Pam) Litzenberger and Matthew (Janet) Litzenberger; thirteen great-grandchildren, Brett, Kylie (Leighten), Hannah, Catherine Ann, Dana, Cameron, Corbin, Zoe, Lily, Finn, Jordan, Ella and Owen; one sister, Eleanora Wildeman; two sisters-in-law, Elvina Yathon and Edythe Yathon; one brother-in-law, Peter Evancio; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto in 1999; her only daughter, Lynn Treleaven in 1981; her parents, Philip and Eva (nee Presser) Yathon; six sisters, Julia Vickers, Augustina Yathon, Katherine Krieger, Karolina Yathon, Mary Evancio and Frieda Boehm; six brothers, Jacob Yathon, Gustav Yathon, John Yathon, Andrew Yathon, Rudolph Yathon and Ernest Yathon. Elizabeth was a long time member of Peace Lutheran Church and had a strong faith in her Lord and the Word of God through her entire life. She had a cheerful disposition and always received everyone with a warm and welcoming smile and hug. The Funeral Service was held at Peace Lutheran Church on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Richard D. Schulz officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Elizabeth to the Peace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 1204-30th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1Z5 or The Good Samaritan Society, designated for Heron Grove, 8861-75th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6C 4G8. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to all those who have been such a blessing to Elizabeth over the years. Thank you to the Staff at Carrington Place for the care given to her while she lived there. A very special thank you to all the Staff in Cottage #2 at Heron Grove for the love, care and devotion you showed to Elizabeth while a resident there. Warm thanks to Pastor Rick Schulz and the church family at Peace Lutheran Church for being so good to all of us and to the Heidebrecht family at Bethel Funeral Chapel for being here for us at the time of Mom’s passing. God Bless you all. Funeral arrangements were made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 250-542-1187

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ROBERTSON, Dr. Gordon Raymond It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Gordon Raymond Robertson on August 5, 2013 in Vernon, BC. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.myalternatives.ca Cremation arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES® Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237

ALF ADELARD

KNUDSLIEN Alf passed away peacefully on Friday, August 2, 2013, at The Gateby. He was born February 15, 1924 in Ryley, Alberta. After he finished school, Alf worked as a veterinary assistant, and at many other jobs, but was mainly a truckdriver. Alf married Esther (Neuman) in 1955, having already built a home for them in Edmonton. Alf and Esther lived in many places, finally settling in Sirdar, BC where they purchased a hotel. In 1979, Alf and Esther moved to Vernon. Alf volunteered at many places, including Santas Anonymous where he specialized in repairing toys and rebuilding bicycles. Later, he volunteered at his grandaughter’s school in West Vernon, where he would take kids on field trips and other social activities. Alf ’s greatest joy was leading his granddaughter Colleen down the aisle when she got married. Alf and Esther enjoyed many holidays in their RV, going to the Island and along the ocean shores. Alf ’s last enjoyable holiday was 8 years ago, to England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. He has resided in the Gateby for the last three years. Alf is survived by Esther, Maureen, Colleen (Josh), brother Wilf (June), sister Violet (Bill) and many nieces, nephews, and many kids who called him grandpa. Alf was predeceased by his parents and brother Ingmar. Many thanks to Dr. Gilhooly and the wonderful caring staff at The Gateby. second floor south. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Alf to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held in the Tea Room of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, 4303 PV Road, on Friday, August 9, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home.


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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN We have room in our high volume shop for an energetic and skilled Mechanic. We offer a flat rate pay plan as well. Benefits package after probation period. The dealership sells new Honda’s as well as all makes and models of pre owned Cars, Trucks & Suv’s. The shop is modern and well equipped with up to date technique including alignment. We offer in house training through Honda on an on going basis. Journeyman status is preferred, but would consider the right 3rd or 4th year apprentice. Send resumes to Allan Sanders - Service Manager Phone: 250-365-4845 Fax: 250-365-4865 glacierhonda-service@ telus.net

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Must be able to have extended stays away from home. Up to 6 months. Must have valid AZ, DZ, 5, 3 or 1 with airbrake license and have previous commercial driving experience. Apply at:www.sperryrail.com/ careers and then choose the FastTRACK Application.

Van Kam’s Group of Companies requires Class 1 Drivers for the Kelowna area. Applicants must have LTL & P&D driving experience and must be familiar w/the Kelowna region.

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We Offer Above Average Rates! To join our team of professional drivers please drop off a resume and current drivers abstract to Brandy at our Kelowna terminal: 2610 Enterprise Way Kelowna, BC V1X 7Y5 For more info, please call, 250-860-6208 Van-Kam is committed to employment equity and environmental responsibility. We thank all applicants for your interest! Required immediately experienced Class 1 US drivers only. Must have US experience. We supply assigned trucks, company phones, US Medical, all picks and drops paid. Please fax resume with current clean abstract to 250-546-0600. No phone calls please.

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We are now accepting resumes for experienced Housekeepers. We offer a competitive starting wage of $12 per hour as well as a benefit package in a fun and friendly work environment. Please apply at BEST WESTERN PLUS

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Full Time Relief Driver

21 Week HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM Classes start Sept 3, 2013. Call for more information. Taylor Pro Training Ltd. 1-877-860-7627. www.taylorprotraining.com

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Community Corner is offering a meeting room for non-profit organizations. Available for day & evening. Contact Elaine Collison @ 250-558-6585 or email to peopleplace@shaw.ca to set up appointment.

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RECREATION SERVICES Do you enjoy ice skating? Do you like to teach others? Recreation Services is hiring for the following positions: 1) Public Skate Host — Skate hosts monitor activities during our public skate sessions from Sept - March. 2) RecSkate Instructors — Instructors teach skating lessons & hockey programs to all ages. Programs run from Sept - March. 3) Referees — for evening Men’s Hockey League which runs Sept. to April. Email your resume to Mike Knights at mknights@vernon.ca or drop off at the Kal Tire Place front office at 3445 43rd Avenue. Deadline for applications is Friday, August 23, 2013.

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Kindale Developmental Association

HOME SHARE PROVIDER

Share your home and/or your time providing support to adults with disabilities in Vernon, Armstrong, Enderby, Salmon Arm, Lumby & Lavington. Home assessments and/or training will be provided. Send Expression of Interest letter to: Attention: Home Share Coordinator Kindale Developmental Association P.O. Box 94 Armstrong, BC V0E 1B0 Fax: 250-546-3053 Email: kindale@kindale.net

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Kindale Developmental Association

Kindale Developmental Association will be offering the following paid training opportunity to select candidates:

DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICE WORKER This is an established program of training that provides classroom and hands-on supported learning. With the completion and certification, participants will be qualified to positions within Kindale Developmental Association supporting individuals with developmental disabilities. For consideration applicants must be/ have: • • • • • • •

At least 19 years of age Grade 12 diploma Be in good Health A Class 5 driver’s license Clear criminal record check First Aid certification Available to start September 23, 2013

Please send in a letter of interest to: Kindale Developmental Association Samantha Fairweather 2725A Patterson Avenue, PO Box 94 Armstrong, BC V0E 1B0 Phone 250-546-3005 Fax 250-546-3053 Email: samantha_fairweather@kindale.net www.kindale.net

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Accounting Clerk

Canoe Forest Products Ltd., located near Salmon Arm BC has an immediate fulltime opening for an Accounting Clerk to join our Canoe team. We are a forest harvesting and plywood manufacturing company located on Shuswap Lake and are a proud component of the Gorman Bros. group of companies. Reporting directly to the Divisional Accountant, the Accounting Clerk duties include accounts receivable, accounts payable, journal entries, month-end procedures, reconciliations, bank deposits, and various other accounting and administrative duties. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years experience in accounting activities with a strong working knowledge of Excel. The candidate should be a motivated team player with the ability to problem solve and attention to detail. An understanding of the forest industry with experience in the Harvest Billing System stumpage payments in BC and SAP accounting systems would also be an asset. Preference will be given to those applicants who have post secondary education in accounting from a recognized educational institute. This is a union position that offers a competitive wage rate with a full range of benefits to the successful applicant. If you possess the skills and qualifications for this position, please submit your resume with cover letter, in confidence, by August 12, 2013 to: Human Resources Department Canoe Forest Products Ltd. Box 70 Canoe, BC V0E 1K0 E: hr@canoefp.com F: 250-833-1211 www.canoefp.com Canoe Forest Products thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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BELLMAN

• Self motivated & team orientated • Must have great customer service skills and comfortable working with and speaking with the public • Must be available to work all shifts day/night/weekends • Driver’s license an asset Please drop off resume at front desk. Please apply at BEST WESTERN PLUS

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3914 32nd Street, Vernon, BC

Employment Help Wanted Live-in Caretaker Position for 12 unit building, with reduction in rent. Shared washrooms. Owning a pickup & computer an asset but not necessary. References required. Inquires to Thor 250-309-1742 Royal LePage.

GOLDEN CROWN RESTAURANT

F/T & P/T EXPERIENCED DINING ROOM SERVERS REQUIRED Apply in person with resume after 4:00pm to 3006-28TH Ave. Vernon

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE CLERK We have an immediate opening for an experienced accounts receivable clerk in our retail store. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in collections, and have the ability to work on their own. We offer a good starting salary and benefit package. Please forward your resume by email to bob.anderson@hbcvernon.ca

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Must have truck & valid driver’s license • LABOURERS - Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle Looking for long term commitment. Willing to train the right person.

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ALEXANDER’S LIQUOR STORE PART-TIME POST OFFICE CLERK POSITION AVAILABLE Experience preferred Some floor work Weekends & Nights Hours will fluctuate Great potential for growth to the right candidate Bring in your resume SHOPPERS DRUGMART DOWNTOWN VERNON 3417 31ST Avenue 250-542-3371

Dr. Brian Clark is looking for a Certified Dental Assistant for F/T employment to start immediately. Drop off resumes at #102 4005 27 St, Vernon.

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LIQUOR STORE CLERK

Must be able to work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends, be reliable, & have SIR. Apply in person to

12408 Kal Lake Rd, Coldstream

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL DISTRESS? 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

Care aides: F/T nights (4on 4off), & casual positions. 250545-6636, Amanda or Bev.

An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators. Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)723-5051 Edson, Alta.

Medical/Dental

Medical/Dental

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.

Financial Services

Financial Services

Apply in person with Resume to 6230 Pleasant Valley Road - Or fax resume to 250-558-3933

Employment

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Cleaners required, Vernon Area, $12/ start + kms. Must have reliable vehicle. Email clean@girlsgonegreen.ca

Edo Japan Hiring full time experienced Kitchen helpers and cooks. Apply at the Fruit Union Plaza.

Kalamalka Travel

… is seeking a Travel Professional with strong sales and computer skills to fill a position at our dynamic and progressive travel agency.

Fully Qualified ECE for multiage daycare, Mon to Thurs with lunch breaks. $18/hr + benefits. Phone 250-550-4471 or email in confidence to appletreechildcare@telus.net Hairstylist Opportunity Join our team in our busy service department! Seeking full time stylists that are motivated experienced & must have a passion for the industry. We offer education, travel incentives, medical benefits, and RRSPs. Please submit resume/portfolio, INCLUDING WORK REFERENCES, in person to Chatters Salon in the Village Green Mall, or apply online @ chatters.ca

Previous experience an asset. If you are highly motivated and have strong customer service skills, please drop off a resume at #300 - 3115 48th Avenue, Vernon 0889828 BC Ltd Dba Lavington Market is hiring 2 f/t permanent gas bar cashiers for its location 6320 Highway 6 Coldstream B.C V1B 3C7. Basic English & high school education required. Salary 10.50/hourly. Fax your resume to (250)545-8370. A part time Bookkeeper is required for The Royal Canadian Legion Enderby. Must have prior experience and is knowledgeable in Excel and Simply Accounting. Must be available five days/week (MF). Mail resume to the Royal Canadian Legion, P.O. Box 514, 909 Belvedere Ave. Enderby V0E 1V0 or email to enderbylegionbar@gmail.com Casual/Part-Time Position 2-3 days a week. Must be familiar with Tools & Electronics. Must be BONDABLE. May also be suitable for SemiRetired. Please send resume with references to: mjeharker@hotmail.com Orchard workers for pruning, picking, etc. F/T from Aug to Nov, $10.25/hr. 250-309-0975

Machinist/Welder qualified or experienced, needed immediately for machine shop in Enderby. Fax resume to 250838-9639 PERSON needed for weekend work on chicken farm in Enderby. 2 -4 hours per day, and relief work Some mechanical ability necessary Great part time job for active senior Please call 250-503-8147 Pizza cook required immediately, must be 19 years of age or older, weekends & nights. Apply in person #4-100-Kal Lake Rd, Uncle Dave’s between 11am-5 pm Mon-Fri. P/T Floor Worker. Moving, lifting furniture. Valid drivers license required. Drop off resume in person to Dodds Auction, Vernon. VERNON lawyer requires full time bookkeeper / office manager. Experience with Simply Accounting and Timeslips programs beneficial. Fax resumes to 250-542-2788.

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SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS

Obituaries

BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR

- Regular & Screened Sizes -

REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

SALESPERSON OPPORTUNITY

Job Requirements:

• Great communication skills • Proven sales record • Automotive sales experience an asset • Committed to building relationships • Self-motivated to excel

Watkin Motors Ford has a proven track record for customer satisfaction and sales over the past 97 years & is the #1 Volume Dealership in the North Okanagan. We are looking for one individual to join our team with the same skills and beliefs. If this is you please contact

Gerry Bowbell at Watkin Motors

4602 - 27th Street, Vernon, BC V1T 4Y6 Phone: 250-545-0611 | Fax: 250-545-7891 email: gerryb@watkinmotors.com

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

Employment Help Wanted VERNON ESSO. Full-time or Part Time Shift Supervisor/Cashier. Must enjoy working alone and being your own boss. Evenings & weekends, we close at midnight. Looking for a team player who wants to contribute to the longterm success of the store. Experience not necessary but must be able to multi-task and work unsupervised. Above industry wages & health benefits for full time. Bring resume to the Esso at 3400 - 32nd Street.

Ofce Support F/T Office Assistant opportunity for a Vernon based business. The candidate’s purpose will be to maintain office operations by receiving and distributing communications, serving customers, data entry, processing work orders. Office, kitchen design and bookkeeping experience would all be assets. Pay dependent on experience. Please fax resumes to 250-260-3235, or email: megavernonsales@telus.net.

Trades, Technical CONSTRUCTION LABOURERS needed for concrete forming in Kamloops. Good wages. Send resume to: majka99@telus.net or fax to 604-864-2796. LAMINATE Counter-top Installer (Okanagan-Kamloops) WORKING AS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR - We find the work, cut and finish it, you install it. You must possess the following qualifications to be considered for employment: Must have; experience measuring and installing post form and flat lay counter-tops; supply your own weather proof vehicle to transport counter-tops; have your own tools appropriate for this work; have Artisan Coverage on you ICBC vehicle insurance; have Liability Insurance; and must be prepared to undergo a CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK. Plumbing knowledge would be an asset. Possible Training may be offered to the right candidate. Please FAX your resume to 250-260-3235 or email: megavernonsales@telus.net.

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, Hedge trimming, painting. Paul 250-5504256 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

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Home Improvements Labrie Contracting - Sidings, Soffits, Facias, Windows, Doors, Additions, Decks, Custom Alum Cappings. Over 30 yrs exp. Mark 250-574-2390

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


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

TIM 250-307-8772

Quality Work Guaranteed

Ron @ 250.309.0435 nulookhomeworks.ca www.nulookhomeworks.ca

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

• Renos • Repairs • Home Projects • Kitchen • Bathroom • Electrical • Plumbing • Carpentry • 25 Yrs Exp

Call Robert

250-309-4802

BUSINESS DIRECTORY QUESTIONS?

250-550-7900

Landing

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

www.landingconstruction.ca • 250-308-7500

BUSHOP Repair & Fabrication The Small Job Specialist

Brad 250.558.9153

Home Repairs • Custom Creations Drywall • Pressure Washing And Much More

Burk’s Renovations 30 Years a Carpenter Also skilled in • Drywall • Painting • Flooring • Tiling • Decks • Cabinets Need Help? Please Call...

Bob - 250.275.0706

QUALITY BATHROOM RENOVATIONS INC.

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

SIDING

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308-9783 549-5140

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549-0115

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RES & COMM • VERNON & AREA

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250-558-5342 • 250-550-9405

Residential & Commercial

Call Matt 250-306-9896

OK Landing Lawn & Garden CONTACT

DECKING RAILING PATIO COVER www.competitionexteriors.ca

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

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Tom 250-308-8778

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MARCEL LABRECQUE

ROD FORGO

15124 Middle Bench Road, Oyama, BC V4V 2C4 • Fax: 250-548-4045

FENCE

& DECKS

Chain Link, Cedar, Ornamental & Vinyl Fences Commercial & Residential • 15 Years Experiece • Free Estimates

Chris Cell 309-0410 • www.kalcocontracting.com

250-550-7900 LANDSCAPING & CONSTRUCTION

Excavating • Water/Utility Lines Site Prep • Retaining Walls Augering • Drainage/Ditching Grading • Single Axle Dumptruck A+ with the BBB / Twitter@WattieCon

250-550-7900

& PATIOS

WHITESTONE

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FASCIA

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LICENSED AND INSURED

PAINTING

• HEDGE & SHRUB, TRIM & SHAPE • FRUIT TREE PRUNING • MOW • TREE REMOVAL • PLANTING • CLEAN-UP • DUMP HAUL • WEED

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STUCCO

WINDOWS & DOORS

HERE!

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1044 Middleton Way, Vernon

CARWAY STUCCO

• New Construction or Renovations • Installations • Milgard Vinyl, Fiberglass & Aluminum Windows • Interior & Exterior Doors • FREE ESTIMATES

Stucco, Re-stucco & Repairs

Toll Free 1-800-661-8003 • Phone (250) 545-6096 • Fax (250) 545-1977

KITCHEN CABINETS!!

Ph: 307-0387

DRYWALL

by Norelco

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

Showroom www.odws.ca 2001 - 43 St, Vernon BC • 250-542-1294

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250-550-7900

250-550-7900

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

Garage Sales

FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES SUNDAY BREAKFAST & FLEA MARKET 5101 - 25TH Ave. EVERY SUNDAY 8 am - 12 pm CALL 250-542-3003 Armstrong 1834 Pleasant Valley Rd. Sat, Aug 10, 8-2. Farm garage sale! Too many different items to list! Armstrong 4094 Lansdowne rd. Fri Aug 9 - Sat Aug 17. All h-hold furns, variety of lrg tools

BLOCK GARAGE SALE 5005 Valleyview Place August 10, 2013 8:30-4:00

Some Larger Items; Tires, Washer/Dryer, Children’s Toys

• 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

BOOKKEEPING

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Moving & Storage

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25 + years Experience

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1ST-MOVING 1 ton 2 ton. Prices starting at $80/hr. Call 250-859-8362.

RUBBISH REMOVAL

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

Russ Gauthier

250-503-7926

ACCREDITED BUSINESS

www.accurateconcrete.ca

Painting & Decorating 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

FIND EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN THE CLASSIFIEDS

Garage Sales

Coldstream: 68 North Aberdeen Rd, Sat, Aug 10, 8-12. Misc household & free stuff! Coldstream: 7604 Giles Dr. Sat Aug 10, 8-2. Moving sale! Misc items & much more!

Painting & Decorating WWW.PAINTSPECIAL.COM

(1) 250-899-3163

3 Rooms For $299, 2 Coats Any Colour

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

MULTI FAMILY GARAGE SALE Sat. Aug 10, 8am-2pm. Clothes dryer, tile saw, tile cutter, books, kitchen items, toys, queen size quilt set, numerous misc, & more.

1808 55 Ave. off 20th St. (Behind Walmart)

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. Lumby: 389 Whitevale Rd, Sat, Aug 10, 8-2, Bed Suite, lg Braid Rug, collectibles, lamps. Vernon: 1908 28 Cr. Sat Aug 10, 8:30-1, no early birds!

OkLanding: 7372 Longacre Dr. Sat & Sun, Aug 10 & 11, 8am-3pm. ESTATE SALE! Vernon: 1221 BX Rd, Sat & Sun, 9am. Large Garage Sale! Antique McClary 4 burner wood stove & much more! Vernon: 2101 27 Cres. Sat Aug 10, 8-2. Multi family! NO early birds. Vernon 3406 20 Ave. Sat Aug 10, 8-2 Moving sale! Lawnmower, saddle, tools, etc. Vernon: 3417 42nd Ave, Sat & Sun, 8-4. ELLIP. exerciser, adj remote electric bed, recliner, furn, household & more. Vernon: 3606 24 Ave. Sat Aug 10, 8am-2pm. Household Items, Books and more.

In a pickle? Call Mr. Pickles!

778.212.7521

You WILL be noticed and get MORE business in this directory CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

250-550-7900

Rubbish Removal

Windows

Equestrian

Feed & Hay

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

POWERWISE REBATES Replace your windows with new vinyl thermal windows. All rebates available.No obligation estimate. Call toll free 1-(866)764-2027

Herd sale: several broke & started Friesian X Sport horses, mares & geldings. Ages 4, 5, 6, 7, 9. Easy to handle, ready to go into any discipline. Reasonable offers accepted. Call after 6pm. 250-547-8786

Ginseng tarps 24’ x 80’ for shade or windbreak. Inexpensive and attractive solution for hay shed, livestock shelter etc. $150 each. 250-558-8322. Quote available for installation.

PRO JUNK REMOVAL We haul it all. Call anytime.

250-766-3835

Feed & Hay Grass hay, 1st Cut, no rain, 5.00/bale. (250)545-5284 after 5:30pm

We’re on the net at www.bcclassiďŹ ed.com

Garage Sales

Home Services

Registered Care Aide provides personal care, cleaning, transportation & much more.

Garage Sales

Vernon: 3613 21 Ave. Sat Aug 10, 8am-12. H-hold, camping and more. Vernon: 3902 28th Ave., Sat & Sun, 9-2, Moving Sale! Baby & Household furniture & Items! Vernon: 4112 Cascade Dr. Sat Aug 10, 8-1, or while quantities last. Huge perennials & plants sale!!!

Garage Sales

Vernon: 879 MT Bulman Pl, Sat, Aug 10, 8-2, Collectibles, household, books, CD’s, etc. Vernon: (East Hill) 1110 33 Ave. Sat Aug 10, 8-11. Lots of toys and games! Vernon:(Easthill) 2601 26th St Sat. Aug 10, 8-1. Great Yard Sale! Some antique pieces.

VERNON:448 Pottery Rd. HUGE INDOOR GARAGE SALE

Vernon (Mission Hill): 2313 33 St. Sat Aug 10, 8-12:30. Garden ornament & yard sale!

BURSTING AT THE SEAMS Sat, August 10, 9am. Lots of country & modern decor & unique decorative items. Yard Decor, Furniture, pictures, lamps, wicker, clothing, antiques, antique vintage tools, & tons more multi-family items! Come on down & check it out.

Westside 9484 Hodges Rd off Westside Rd in Killeney Beach Multi family sale! Sat Aug 31, Sun & Mon Sept 1-2, 10-4. 250-542-4642. Clothing, jewelry, kids stuff, tools,camping

OMG!!!

Vernon: 5772 Turn Pl. Sun Aug 11, 8-2. Sporting items, kids toys, camping supplies

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Garage Sales

Hay for sale Timothy & Alfalfa (250) 547-6334

Pets Shih-Tzu puppy for Phone 250-547-8974

Garage Sales

FUNDRAISING GARAGE SALE FOR CANCER PATIENT

Fri, Aug 9 • 2-6PM & Sat, Aug 10 • 8-3PM 2591 Lakeshore Road • kids toys/clothes • household items • fashion • furniture • electronics

Place a classiďŹ ed word ad and...

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Pets & Livestock

Merchandise for Sale

Pets

Heavy Duty Machinery

Vernon Animal Care Society featured

CAT OF THE WEEK

Coco and her brothers, Fred and Barney, are 5-months-old and have been “fixed”. We believe them to be Maine Coon cats as they are so laid back for kittens. For more info to adopt one of these three kittens, please call or stop by Paws & Claws Vernon on Anderson Way. 250-503-0055

Merchandise for Sale

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

Farm Equipment

ForkLifts for Sale. Various brands and sizes.18 to choose from. Call (250)-861-9171, or (250)-762-4883 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

Medical Supplies Furniture Emporium WANTED: Good used Medical equipment, walkers, power lift chairs, scooters and other items. Phone 250-545-0240 Shoprider Scooters & power chairs, new & used. Stair lifts, vertical platform lifts. Kamloops: 250-377-3705 Kelowna: 250-764-7757 Vernon: 250-542-3745 or call TF 1-888-542-3745 www.okmobility.ca

Misc. for Sale

BUY-SELL-CONSIGN

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Real Estate

Rentals

Rentals

Misc. Wanted

Recreational

Apt/Condo for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent

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

60’ Lakefront on Westside Rd w/quad bunk trailer (sleeps 10), holding tank & hydro. $75, 000. 250-938-0755

Discover the Secret!

Central 2bdrm, yard, 50+, small pet ok, RR, $680.+util. Apply at #6-3906 29th Ave.

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

Sporting Goods

Apt/Condo for Rent

Quality Firearms Buy & Sell. Weber & Markin Gunsmiths The Best Little Gunshop Around 4-1691 Powick Rd Kel 250-762-7575 Tue-Sat 10-6 facebook.com/WeberMarkin 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

WESTMOUNT APARTMENTS

Fruit & Vegetables

CALL DODDS AUCTION 250-545-3259

2bdrm condo, 55+, close to all amenities, exc cond. move in ready$179,900. 250-549-4699

Furniture

Heavy Duty Machinery 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

Misc. for Sale

JULY & AU GU ST Okanagan BEST BUY Classified

SPECIAL!

4 FRIDAYS ONLY

IN ONE OF TWO PACKAGE BUYS:

1. Vernon • Kelowna • Penticton 2. Vernon • Kelowna • Salmon Arm

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Sample Size 1 x 1.5”

Automotive, Pets, RV’s, Real Estate & Miscellaneous classifications ONLY!

(Excludes all other classifications)

250-503-7315

Real Estate Apt/Condos for Sale

BRAND NEW Queen Mattress & Box Set. Company coming? Tired of your old mattress? Still in plastic Mfg. warranty 250.870.2562

1 Bedroom From $74500 +40 Adult, Secure Building, No Pets, No Smoking, Covered Parking, Elevator. MOVE IN INCENTIVES AVAILABLE. For more information, please call

TI BRADBURY wheel supporting lift 3 ton capacity $1500 OBO or Team Blowtherm non pressurized TBI industrial spray booth $9 500 OBO Call 250-307-8388

927’ of drip irrigation pipe. Random lengths w/fittings, 20-51’. 1/2” line. 250-542-4926

8000BTU electronically controlled air conditioner, fully refurbished & tested. Cooling Special; $80. (250)546-6151 FREE: 22 cu.ft RCA deep freeze. Still working. You haul away. 250-545-0110 Freezer beef, grain fed, no hormones, no antibiotics, by the side, $3.25 lb. CWF. 250307-3430 or 250-546-6494 Giant Yukon MT Bike Hardtail with front forks. Very good condition. $300. Call 250-306-8051 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/ newspaper? NEED BUILDING PLANS New or renovation. Call Okanagan Blue Print. 250-558-8791 NEPAL: Home Stay with Nepali Family Northwest of Kathmandu. 250-545-3410 NEPAL: Trek with a certified Himalayan Guide, Sept-April, Fluent English. 250-545-3410 Oak Entertainment Centre Fits 32” TV. Very good condition. FREE! Call 250-307-4476 Place a Classified 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. TOP DOLLAR PAID Removal, Scrap Cars & Metals, large or small, Farm & Industrial Equipment, & Complete Property Reclamation. Used Tire Sale (250)503-7003 WANTED: Good used furniture, beds & appliances. Phone Furniture Emporium, 250-545-0240

3611 27th Ave.

Tools

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

Blueberries, no sprays, U/we pick. $3/$4.50 lb. Super flavor. Grandview Flats. 250546-4099. BURKE’S Order Blueberries. 20 lbs $46, 10 lbs $23. Red Haven Canning Peaches, 20 lbs $24, 10 lbs $13. Cantaloupe. Cherries 20 lbs $40., 10 lbs $22.50; Carrots & beans. Beets 25lbs $20. Less $1.00 lb. Pickling cucumbers $1.50/lb. Larger dills, $1.00/lb. 250-545-2093 HOLD IT! Free stone Peaches, $0.72/lb bulk. Early apples, eating plums, and apricots. 250-766-4198 or 250-7663346 evenings. Strawberries, big & beautiful, available all of August. $2.50 /lb u-pick, also cukes & beans, 4289 Salmon River Rd. Armstrong. 250-546-2803

Rentals

10acres Hobby farm, w/3bdrm basement house between Vernon & Armstrong BC. 4855 Miller Rd. $429,000 (may finance). 1-250-546-8630 Custom home in O.K. Center. Semi lakeshore, steps to OK lake, half km to boat launch. 4bdrm, 2.5ba, 2950 sq.ft, kitchen w/center island & walkin pantry, master bdrm, 5pc ensuite, air, 3 fp, attached double grg. 250-766-2970 PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $140,000. www.orlandoprojects.com Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner financing. 250-558-7888

Mobile Homes & Parks 2bdrm+den, 1.5 bath 14’x66’ home, 55+MHP Enderby, fully renovated lrg landscaped yard $69,000. 250-307-6455

GREEN VALLEY ESTATES

1 Bedroom

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

To view, call

Armstrong

250-545-0962 or 250-503-7977

Columbia Apartments

Northland Apartments

Available Sept. 1

(250) 260-1162

Thor Chinchilla REALTOR® PROPERTY MANAGER

250-309-1742

Bachelor suite, shared washrooms, some furnished with TV. $500 including utilities & cable TV. $50 Safeway food coupon given at start of tenancy. vernonhomes.ca/forrent

st

Large 1 bedroom

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

Open Houses

2011 Modular home. 16’ x 70’. 55+, $112,000. No GST. Open house Sun, August 11, 1-3pm. #33 6902 Ok Landing Rd, Vernon. (Left on Hillside, just before Lakeshore Rd. Across from Marshall Field) 250-558-8865 or 250545-8114

APARTMENT FOR RENT Large 1 bedroom apartment for rent in a secured 4 unit building. Parking, free on site laundry, very clean, great modern décor, building is only 5 years old, centrally located in Vernon, close to all amenities. $800/mth including utilities. To view call 250-549-8109 available immediately.

BRENTWOOD APARTMENTS … available September 1st in quiet Senior-oriented building. Large deck, air conditioning, laundry facilities on each floor. Heat included. Close to bus stop, Schubert Centre and downtown. N/P, N/S.

For Sale By Owner

$610/mon. Freshly painted 1 bdrm garden apartment. Opens onto parklike setting. Close to all amenities. Call Pete 250-542-5498

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

To view call

250-545-1519 The

CLIFFS

2 bdrm suites

Hawthorn Lane

1000

per month

All suites include heat, hydro and hot water, F/S, W/D, AC and DW.

250-542-1701

1, 2 bdrm & bachelor, East Hill, Lakeview Manor, hardwood floors, n/p, n/s, on-site laundry. 250-260-5870.

1bdrm, 55+ NS, furn’d. 27 Ave -37 St. $975/mo incl h.w, tv &int. Sept-June. 250-545-4818

Open Houses

Open Houses

Enderby Westridge Manor, Seniors 55+ 2bdrm,level entry, $600/mo + D/D, avail. Sept 1st also, 2bdrm. upper floor, $630/mo + D/D avail Sept 1st. Both include F/S, A/C, free laundry, covered parking avail, N/S preferred, small pet ok. 250-838-6014, 250-833-7731

250-503-1257

A New Tradition of Quality Living

HILLSIDE TERRACE. 39th Ave, ADULT, clean & well maintained; 1 bdrm, N/S, N/P, rent incentive avail. 250-545-5773

VALLEYVIEW APARTMENTS

LARGE 2bdrm apt. $750/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail Now. 250-869-9788

1604 31st Street

45+ Building

RENT INCENTIVE ARLINGTON Apts 1 & 2 bedrooms, Clean & well maintained; Close to Schubert Centre Seniors - NS/NP Call: 250-275-8066

1 + 2 Bedroom Available from $645 to $795 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

1-bdrm, furnished, downtown, near Rec Centre, secure building, reno’d, on-site laundry, sundeck, f/p, n/p, n/s, Avail Now, $700/mo, (250)558-2928 1bdrm, near Schubert Center. Rent incl. hot water, cable, parikng. F/S, NS, 50+. $600/mo. 250-309-2201 1 LARGE bdrm apart close to rec centre. N/P, N/S. $650 + utils. (250)307-4948 2bdrm condo, 55+, close to all amenities, laundry area, n/s, n/p. 250-549-4699 2bdrm - Downtown near Schubert Centre, bright and clean, No pets, F/S, Heat & Hot Water incl. $675-$725/mo Call 250-308-8500 2 BR, 800 sq ft, walk to all amenities, sep. ent., parking, storage, AC, NS, NP(firm). Avail Aug $825 + utilities. Seeking mature tenant for quiet building. 250-545-6761

CENTURY MANOR AND EMBERS APTS 1 bedrm available NS/NP; Seniors, Close to Schubert Centre Clean & well maintained. 250-275-8066

Commercial/ Industrial

Sun Valley Mall Ltd.

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

NEAR HOME BUILDING CENTRE Overhead door - 9’x9’, 1528 ft. $1080 month gross Call Ray @ 250-549-0198

Apt/Condo for Rent

Townhouses

Brookside Garden Rentals Family Oriented Complex Units have been freshly painted, new flooring and carpets.

On-site Resident Manager.

Lease Incentives possible for new tenants

City View Garden Apart., large garden area, rent from $625., laminate floors & designer finishes avail., Some pets ok. 250-307-0937

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:

available from

$

Rentals

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

WEEK-END WEEK-END DRIVE HOUSE wEEkly OPENOPEN RealEstate WEEKLY HOUSE DRIVE armstrong 1, 3535 Wood Ave Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $359,900

coldstream 108, 7325 Pointe Sage Dr Sunday, 1:30-3:00 $529,900

foothills 500 Whitecourt Pl Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $649,900

okanagan landing 7373 Brooks Ln Fri to Mon, 1:00-3:00 $549,900

bella Vista 702, 4900 Heritage Dr Sunday, 2:00-3:30 $298,500

7222 Edgewater Pl Sunday, 2:00-4:00 $748,000

middleton mountain 7, 1117 Mt Fosthall Dr Sunday, 1:30-3:00 $529,000

9238 Chinook Rd Sunday, 1:30-3:30 $499,800

To be replaced

1204, 4900 Heritage Dr Sat & Sun, 2:00-3:30 $269,900

desert coVe 322 - 3 St Sunday, 11:00-12:30 $259,800

city 3611 - 21 Ave Sunday, 12:45-1:45 $269,900

east hill 908 - 33 Ave Saturday, 11:00-3:00 $629,900

145, 9845 Eastside Rd Sunday, 12:30-2:30 starting at $399,000

1605 - 40 Ave Sunday, 1:30-3:00 $359,900

25, 6450 OK Landing Rd Sunday, 2:00-3:00 $389,000

okanagan landing 14, 6902 OK Landing Rd Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $34,500

the rise 311 & 317 Cordon Pl Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $399,000


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Rentals

Rentals

Commercial/ Industrial

Shared Accommodation

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

1bdrm, D.T. $450 incl.util. furniture, cable. N/P, N/S. 250549-0644

Duplex / 4 Plex 2bdrm, close to hosp, main flr, newly reno’d, n/s,n/p, lrg yard. $1000 incl util. 250-306-4088 2bdrm in south Vernon. Large rooms, w/d in unit, new flooring. $725. Call Sean 250-3060959 3bdrm, fully reno’d, East Hill, Avail Sept 1. Long term tenants only. All new f/s, dw, central air, storage shed, NS, NP. $1200/mo + util. 604-751-4250 3 plex,3bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, nice, clean,reno’d,available now. $950 + util. 4016-PV Rd 250503-6034 or 250-307-5120. Large 2-bdrm upper suite in fourplex, adult oriented, close to Kin Beach, n/s, n/p, util incl $825. (250)838-9657

Mobile Homes & Pads 2bdrm 2bath, Vernon, f/s, d/w, w/d, n/s, gas heat, DD $1000. /+util .Aug 15. 250-308-8869

Homes for Rent

Thor Chinchilla REALTOR® PROPERTY MANAGER

250-309-1742

• 3-4 bedroom home in Coldstream. Private landscaped yard, great kitchen, 5 appliances, 2 4pce bathrooms. $1500 vernonhomes.ca/forrent

1bdrm House in Lavington, f/s, gas heat. 250-309-5956, 250-542-9419 Avail Sept 1, 6acre farmhouse with paddocks and shop, pets & horses ok. $2000+util. or just home $1800.incl util DD, pet deposit req’d. 250-5497405 Falkland - New! 900 sq ft rancher 2bdrm., 1.5 bath, 5 appls. $1200 unfurnished, $1400 furnished. Avail. immediately. 250-307-8388

Lakefront, 3bdrm, 1.5 bath, private boat dock, heated flooring, ac, beautiful landscaping, N/parties. In Vernon $1875.+Util 1-(604)897-2895

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

Home to share with senior 50+, by beach, NS NP. $500 inclusive. 250-558-8865 Quiet, central, bus, int, appls, DD $390+util. Suits senior or quiet person! 250-549-7418

Storage RESIDENTIAL & Commercial Storage, Downtown Vernon, Secure, Heated, 10x10, Avail Immed $70/mo 403-973-3291

Suites, Lower 1bdrm, bright, Bella Vista, f/s, w/d, n/s, n/p, $700. avail immediately. (250)545-3175 1bdrm bsmt suite in quiet E. Hill, shared laundry, NP, NS. $700/mo. 250-542-7038 2bdrm bsmnt apartment, suit for working couple. $850/mo, util incl. NP. 250-542-5728. 2bdrm bsmt suite, level entry. Quiet, 5min to Vernon. Sep laundry. Nice for adult! Incl storage shed. $870/mo util incl. 250-542-8231 2bdrm+den, 1200 sq.ft, in floor heat, tile, fenced yd, prkg, util incl. Pet negot. NS. $1000/mo. 250-547-6208. In Lumby log house. ARMSTRONG Area - large, bright and relatively new. 1 bedroom and den with laundry room. NP, NS. $750 inc utilities. Nice back yard. Parking for 1 vehicle. Phone 250309-0683. ARMSTRONG very nice & big 2 bdrm daylight basement suite. Off-road parking. N/S, N/P, RR. $875 incl utilities; w/d; f/s/d. Suitable for quiet single or couple for Long term. Avail 1 Sept. (250) 838-7855. Bachelor suite, 6 min from Enderby, n/s, n/p, $500 incl util. Avail now. 250-517-8657. Lower-BX, bright, spacious 1bdrm, suits 1-professional NS/NP $600/inclusive. Avail Now. 250-545-4380.

Suites, Upper Lavington, bachelor suite in commercial building, w/d, f/s.$450 util incl.250-549-4540

Want to Rent Studio-Space required for Artist in Vernon, min 300sq ft, good lighting & ventilation, bathroom preffered $400./mo. (250)542-5048

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Transportation

Recreational/Sale

Antiques / Classics

1999 Damon Challenger Class A Motorhome, Ford V10, 33’, one slide, 92,000 km, new tires, brakes & batteries, $27,500 obo. (250)365-7152 Castlegar

1966 Dodge Polara 4dr, hd/tp, 383 power, new exhaust, tires & rims. 79,000 original miles $5400. obo (778)475-4918 1970 Dart Swinger 4-speed Project car, twin scoops, wing, build sheet etc. $6500. 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.

2012 Montana 5th Wheel. 35.8’, 3 slides, double fridge, Corian, central vac, solar panels, micro, oven, exc cond. $55,000. 250-549-2202 40’ motorhome, Monaco Windsor, 6spd Allison trans, Cummins diesel, air brakes, fully loaded. Low kms, good cond. $25,000 firm. 250-838-9335 Truck & Camper: 2001, Ram 2500 Cummins Diesel Laramie SLT auto, 160K, new tires; 2005 Northern Lite classic series 9’ w/solar panel & awning. Both in great shape $34,000. obo 250-545-0195 or 1-604905-8141 WE will buy your newer clean RV. Kenkraft Sales (250)545-5101

Auto Financing

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the classifieds

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

250-550-7900

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www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557

Cars - Domestic 1992 Buick LeSabre Ltd. 81K, auto, new tires/battery. Runs well, no ac $2000 firm 250306-9667.

Cars - Sports & Imports

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

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

Trucks & Vans

1997 MAZDA Protege, in good running condition. Great for new driver. 778-484-3838 or 250-878-2588.

Porsche 944 (1985). Excellent car, runs great, needs little. Car has been well maintained and serviced. Automatic transmission (very rare), 2.5 litre 4-cylinder engine, power windows and rear hatch. Brown leather interior. Sun roof has been sealed as they tend to leak. New stereo, rubber is good, excellent on gas. Fun car to drive & has not been driven in winter. Asking $4,390 obo. Call Pat @ 250-549-3090.

Recreational/Sale 1997 Dodge Dually Diesel 3500 SLT leather $20,000 in receipts. C/W 2002 Jayco Designer 35 ft’ 3 slides Fifth Wheel Custom Kit., Oak cab Exc cond. $38,500 O.B.O. Call 1-403-703-4777

BIG deals!

1980 Chevrolet 1-Ton, Grain Box/Flat Deck, Hoist, Duals, 40,000 km, 2nd Owner $4,000. 250-546-3662 2007 Toyota Tundra, V8, auto and standard, only 27k, $19,500. 250-546-8630.

Boats 1977 Surecraft 19.5’ deep V, 4cyl inboard, trailer, skies,etc. $3000.obo (250)549-7003 24’ Larson Cruiser & trailer. $15,000 or trade for small motorhome. 250-558-9413. German built 1996 Klepper Aerius 2 man folding kayak incl sails, paddles, tiller foot control, karts. Like new, original price $4500. Sell for $2500. Ph 1-250-558-8698

Transportation

Boats

Escorts

Adult Escorts MALE 4 Male Erotic Massage $95, waxing, intimate grooming & skin care. Winfield, 9-9 Daily 250-766-2048

2003 Four Winns Fish & Ski Freedom 180 F/S,

fully serviced 4.3L VOLVO PENTA engine, removable side windows for more fishing room, tilt steering, removable seats with interchanging seat posts, rear entry ladder, front control for rear leg trim, full cover with anti pooling poles, electric motor off bow for fishing, custom matched trailer, Bimini top.

XXX LIVE: Sexy Savannah. Beautiful, Busty Brunette. Text 250-503-6638

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!

Recreational/Sale

Recreational/Sale

Time to UPGRADE! We buy newer, clean RVs … call for details Accepting newer, clean RVs for consignment. Low consignment fees.

Since 1969

This is really a great boat!! $15,000 obo. (250)354-7471 Nelson

Legal

Legal Notices NOTICE OF DEFAULT Notice is hereby given that at 11:00 AM on August 17th, 2013, Western Star Auctions will be on location at 5357 – 25th Ave Vernon BC, to sell by competitive bidding, the miscellaneous personal property and household goods left in storage at Vernon Mini Storage by the following: Jennifer Bovard; Elicia Hadley; Devin Burr; Barry Fedison. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: Estate of KATHARINE L. KROEKER (KAT) formerly of 1609 MOUNTAIN VIEW AVE., LUMBY, B. C. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of the above deceased are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executrix, c/o Rosanne Jennens, 600 Curtis Rd. Kelowna, B.C. V1V 2C9, on or before September 30th, 2013, after which date the Executrix will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it having regard to the claims of which the Executrix then has notice. Executrix: Rosanne Jennens.

Adult Escorts BEACH BUNNIES Upscale Men’s Spa #32-2789 Hwy 97 www.beachbunnies.ca 250-448-8854

SOOO SEXY SANDY The Original K-Town Girl. 38D, 29, 34. Let’s Play! 878-1514

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Scrap Car Removal

• Government Certified Techs • Best Parts selection, new and used, in BC • 44 Years of Trusted Service

Go to www.kenkraft.ca or call 250-545-5101 kenkraftsalesltd@shaw.ca

Scrap Car Removal

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Removal of all unwanted metals and vehicles. No vehicle or metal too big

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9PC DINING ROOM SET

Table and 8 chairs

$999

ALL LEATHER SOFA & LOVESEAT

8PC QUEEN BEDROOM SET

Storage, Headboard, Footboard, Rails Dresser, Mirror Chest of Drawers 2 Night Tables

$2499

2PC SECTIONAL

BONUS

$1999 $899 DO NOT PAY FOR 1 FULL YEAR PANASONIC 42” PLASMA TV

Front Load Laundry Pair

$999 QUEEN Pillow Top Unit

$399

Home Theatre System

5.1 Channel, 9 Streaming Content Partners, USB Input, 3D BluRay/DVD/CD

$249

VATA Health

Vibration Exercise Platform Improves: ✔ Circulation ✔ Flexibility & Mobility ✔ Pain & Arthritis Relief ✔ Weight Management Feel Good & Look Great!

$799

Double Sofa Bed

ON FURNITURE & MATTRESSES

Ceran Top Range

$699

$499

Dishwasher

Microfibre Sofa

$399

Storm Wash Stainless Steel 48dB

$699

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