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Death at care facility investigated It’s a tragic case. One Vernon RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk has never encountered in his 37-year career with the RCMP as an officer and a civilian employee. A 95-year-old Vernon man is facing a murder charge after allegedly assaulting and killing his roommate, an 85-year-old Vernon man, at Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s Polson extended care facility Sunday. RCMP officers were called at 11 p.m. after the incident was reported by facility staff. The victim died of his injuries at the scene. The suspect was taken into custody. “It’s not often you have people at this age and we’re investigating a homicide,” said Molendyk. “It’s a very sad case.” Interior Health, which oversees operation of the facility, said in a written statement that Polson is a 26-bed secured dementia unit that provides care for people whose dementia is complicated by behavioural or
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An 85-year-old man died in the dementia unit at the Polson extended care facility Sunday. psychiatric issues. As of noon Tuesday, police were still on-scene continuing with their investiga-
tion, and few details about the incident were being released. IH stated: “As this is now an RCMP investigation, we will not be able to release any specific details related to the incident in order to preserve the integrity of the investigation.” Staff response, according to IH, was immediate, and no employees were injured. According to IH communications officer Lannea Parfitt, residents are checked, at minimum, every hour and additional checks are done as needed. This happens day and night. Parfitt said the two men had only been roommates since Thursday, and there were only two beds in that particular room. Polson, she said, contains a mix of single, double and four-bed rooms. Parfitt said there was no record of a previous altercation between the pair, though “it is not unusual to see verbal or at times physical altercations between residents if they are in a special behaviours unit.” IH says it has been in contact with both families of the residents involved.
“Our heart goes out to them,” said the statement. “At all of our residential care facilities, our first priority is the safety of our residents and we are taking this incident very seriously and co-operating fully with police.” IH also says it will be conducting an internal investigation. On Tuesday morning, the RCMP announced that John Furman made his first court appearance Monday, and had been charged with murder. He was remanded in custody. Molendyk said the accused is being given round-the-clock medical attention. “He is being monitored 24-hours-a-day and he is in police custody,” said Molendyk. “He’s in a secure facility where he has access to all the medical treatment that he requires, and he is being guarded.” Furman is slated to make a second court appearance today. An autopsy on the victim is expected to be completed today. His name is not being released at this time.
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Crews battle raging landfill fire There were some tense moments as a wind-fed fire proved stubborn and unpredictable. Considerable resources converged on the Greater Vernon landfill after a grinder fire spread into adjacent wood debris and grass at about 4:30 p.m. Monday. It grew rapidly and, ultimately, the Clerke Road area was put on evacuation alert. “There’s a lot of concern this thing may spread,” said Jack Blair, Vernon deputy fire chief, as crews attempted to keep on top of the sea of flames. “It’s far from under control.” But as the evening wore on, progress was made by firefighters from Coldstream, Vernon, BX-Swan Lake and the B.C. Forest Service. Besides ground crews, helicopters and water bombers doused the scene from above. Thick, black smoke could be seen from kilometres away and the fire became a huge draw as hundreds of residents lined Bailey Road, the road to the Kal Lake lookout and the Okanagan College parking lot to take in the action.
Coldstream and Lavington firefighters were stationed on Clerke Road in case the fire came over the ridge. “We were concerned about embers and smoke,” said Shane Code, Coldstream fire chief. “We pulled out all of the stops as a precaution.” Residents of the neighbourhood were told they may have to leave on short notice. By Tuesday afternoon, the fire was about 25 hectares in size and Vernon was being assisted by firefighters from BX-Swan Lake and ArmstrongSpallumcheen. “We are trying to maintain control but there is a huge amount of wood there,” said Blair, adding that the main focus was keeping on top of hot spots. “The north side is a concern because there’s lots of grass and trees. If the wind picks up, anything can happen.” However, Blair was optimistic about conditions Tuesday afternoon. “It’s looking pretty good,” he said. With an active fire underway, the Regional District of North Okanagan decided to shut down the landfill to the public Tuesday.
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Flames are fed by a large pile of wood debris at the Greater Vernon landfill Monday. The fire started after a grinder malfunctioned. Dale Danallanko, recycling operations manager, says the closure was necessary “to allow an unhindered response by firefighting personnel and to ensure the safety of customers.” Residents needing to dispose of trash were diverted to the ArmstrongSpallumcheen landfill. A decision on reopening the landfill today was made after deadline, but look for further details at www. ver nonmor ningst ar. com
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Treasured mementoes stolen roger knox Morning Star Staff
For Katya Kalashnikoff, the tiaras, crown and banners represent a significant 18 months in her young life. From September 2006 to February 2008, Kalashnikoff was involved in the Queen Silver Star Excellence Program. She represented Jaci Lynn’s Bridal Boutique, then represented the City of Vernon for a year after she was chosen Princess Silver Star in February 2007. She kept the three tiaras and crowns, and three banners, including the ones given to her after being named princess, at her family home in Coldstream. On Monday, the items were stolen from the home. “It’s kind of shocking and kind of weird at the same time,” said Kalashnikoff, now 24 and living in the Lower Mainland where she studies political science at college. “I know the outcome could have been a lot worse. But the stuff that was taken is sentimental to me, and you can’t really replace it.” The theft has been confirmed by Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP and likely occurred sometime between 7 a.m. and
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Former Princess Silver Star Katya Kalashnikoff, shown here in 2007, with one of the three tiaras and three banners stolen from her family home in Coldstream. 4 p.m. Monday. Kalashnikoff thinks the thief may have been scared off which is why they only took the items related to the excellence
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program. The tiaras include the large crown she was given for being named princess, her official candidate crown and a smaller one she wore at events. The banners read Princess Silver Star, Princess Vernon and Miss Jaci Lynn’s Bridal Boutique. As she expressed, the items stolen are irreplaceable from a memorable time period in Kalashnikoff ’s life. “It (Queen Silver Star) was something I wanted to do, I just didn’t know how lifechanging it would be in my teen years,” she said. “A lot of people in Vernon are supportive of the program, and it was one of the best things I could have ever done during my high school years. “I’m really thankful I got the opportunity, and to be chosen as an ambassador for Vernon was something I definitely did not expect.” Kalashnikoff and her family would like to have the stolen items returned. Anybody with any information is asked to call the Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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Lumby officials continue to be frustrated over what they see as a lack of concern over flooding. The Regional District of North Okanagan board will receive a letter today from the village about high water related to reservoir activities on the Aberdeen Plateau. “The village has communicated our concerns at the board level on more than one occasion and feels that our concerns are being treated with a cavalier attitude by the board and its staff,” said Mayor Kevin Acton in the letter. “We remind you that our residents have as much right to safely enjoy their homes and
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businesses as Greater Vernon residents have to ensure enough water to fill their polls or water their lawns. I would think the protection of persons, homes and businesses would rate a higher priority.” Acton says that since the Duteau Creek water treatment plant opened three years ago, severe flooding has become more frequent. He also says that it was common knowledge in the spring of 2013 that water storage
was increasing and the snowpack for the area had remained constant. “At this time, Greater Vernon Water could have released from the upper lakes, creating a controlled overflow at the head gates,” he said. “This would have served two purposes: the first, to make room for the eventual rains and runoff to be contained in the higher areas, and increased flows in the lower areas so there would not be such a sever deluge later
or perhaps, it would have a lesser impact on my community.” Acton insists the Duteau plant was constructed without adequate controls to mitigate the downstream effect of the project. “I need to be able to reassure my residents of their safety and confidence that this is being looked after.” RDNO officials have previously stated they can’t let water out of the reservoirs early, because, depending on weather conditions in the early spring, that water may be needed for domestic supply this summer. They also point out that snowmelt spilling over the reservoirs and into the creek is a natural process. Patrick Nicol, RDNO
Child sent to VJH after dog bite roger knox Morning Star Staff
A dog described by RCMP as a “mid-sized crossbreed” was taken by the SPCA after it bit a child Saturday. Ambulance personnel requested police assistance for a report of a dog bite to a child at a Coldstream residence at about 4:15 p.m. “It appears the dog bit the child in the face for unknown reasons,” said RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk. Family members had been looking after their
grandson and a friend’s dog, something not uncommon in this case. “The woman was shocked because she’s known the dog for many years and was looking after it for a friend,” said Molendyk. “The dog has no history of being vicious so we’re not sure what transpired.” The child, five, was taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital for treatment while the dog is being held by the SPCA. RCMP and the SPCA are continuing to work with the families involved in the incident.
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two-lane trail and transform it into something that can accommodate highway volumes. There is also the fact that North Westside residents contend daily with traffic and it’s unlikely they want Vernon’s conditions improved at their expense. Spiers insists there’s no choice but to look to the other side of the lake because a previous council shelved the designation of a bypass corridor in Vernon in 2008. “If we had kept it in the plan, it still would be possible,” he said. True enough, but the western bypass, as it was known, would have disrupted existing neighbourhoods from Mission Hill to Bella Vista. Life would have never been the same for those residents either displaced by the route or contending with truck noise and changed traffic flow. What was obvious during the debate five years ago is that any viable transportation alternative is long gone. Vernon and the rest of the Okanagan have sprawled out too much over the past two decades and carving out a new highway is impossible given the investment made in residential neighbourhoods, businesses and community assets. Nobody wants a freeway next to them. The time for planning was 30 or 40 years ago when Okanagan Landing or East Vernon were largely rural and land was relatively inexpensive. Besides Vernon, Kelowna, Westbank, Enderby and virtually every other community in the valley are struggling with the lack of foresight. Spiers deserves credit for reigniting discussion on the perennial problem of traffic, but no matter which direction you go, there is no easy solution. The sad reality is that congestion is only going to get worse.
Huge crowds lined Highway 97 and adjacent roads Monday to watch the giant plume of smoke hanging over the Greater Vernon landfill Monday. It was an impressive sight as air tankers, helicopters and ground crews ensured the windfed blaze didn’t evolve into something larger, particularly given that this is the 10th anniversary of the Kelowna firestorm. But hopefully residents took home more than just the thrill of the action. “Cooler temperatures and cloudier conditions have not reduced the fire danger rating which remains high across the region,” said Michaela Swan, Wildfire Management Branch communications officer. The grasslands are tinder-dry and something as seemingly innocuous as a spark from an all-terrain vehicle or a lawn mower can ignite a blaze. The same can also be said for a cigarette butt carelessly tossed aside. Just recently, the Wildfire Management Branch expressed concern that some people are still igniting campfires despite there being a complete ban on provincial lands as well as in all municipalities and the regional district. Campfires may be a tradition once the sun goes down and the night turns cool, but they can also cause significant damage if not extinguished properly. It is incumbent on all of us — homeowners, recreationalists, tourists and commercial/industrial operations — to work as a team just as multi-jurisdictional agencies did during Monday’s landfill fire. Follow the rules and immediately report any fires. It is only through co-operation and looking at the big picture that we can prevent disasters such as the one Kelowna is commemorating now.
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hey say the best defense is a good offense. The best protection against water shortages is to reduce water needs, and thereby increase our ability to meet future demands. It's like cutting expenses to make your paycheque go farther and create a buffer for emergencies. Around the world, people are reducing their water consumption — indoors and out — and drought-proofing their communities in the process. Living in an area with variable rainfall, like the Okanagan, means we may have two or three wet years in a row, followed by a string of dry years. In his recent letter to the editor, Water Woes, Mr. van der Molen points to this year's full reservoirs. While we had a nice wet spring, Vernon?s record dry July and our ongoing water needs for gardens, industry, agriculture, and fish-spawning will draw down these reserves. Some might recall that only a few years ago, the reservoirs supplying Greater
bus demands When I came to help my sister choose her retirement home in 1989, there was a bus stop sign at the top of 43rd Avenue, just outside of the gate to Uplands. We were pleased. By the time she moved here in November 1990, the bus sign was gone. I would like to see one there again now. Truth to tell, there weren't enough people in Uplands' 30 houses to support transit at that time. Over the past 24 years, the beautiful orchards have been replaced with hundreds of singlefamily homes. Many of these houses have children who can use a bus to go to school. Even more houses contain older people (above the age of 50) and many of these people are one medical appointment away from losing their right to drive. Without a valid driver's licence and with no bus service, we have no choice but to sell our homes and move to a location near downtown.
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Vernon were at less than 50 per cent capacity. Water supplies go up and down like the stock market goes up and down. It makes sense to have systems, budgets and habits in place to be WaterWise and pre-
While some may like that choice, others don't and I believe the city should be encouraging us to continue living in our homes for as long as we can. Anyone who has walked down 43rd Avenue to Pleasant Valley Road (never mind up) knows that this is not a viable option for catching a bus on Pleasant Valley Road. A bus service that could be used by the hundreds of people who live north of 39th Avenue and east of Pleasant Valley Road is needed urgently. Many of us in Uplands are willing to use a bus service that stops at the top of the 43rd Avenue hill even now when we can still drive. Perhaps the bus could circle around Cascade Drive making it available to people who live north of 43rd Avenue on Mutrie Road. Transit staff have said that there is no demand for this bus service. We need to tell them there is. I urge all residents who live north of 39th Avenue and east of Pleasant Valley Road to write to mayor and council to request the city consider our needs.
pare for inevitable downturns in supply. We commend the young woman in Vernon for inviting her neighbours to go golden with their lawns for the month of August.
We will be asking to meet with a city transit representative. If you wish to join us, contact me. audrey Pope rePeat Performance Here we go again. Another well-crafted referendum proposal and vote. The formula is always the same. Suffocating news articles extolling the virtues of the proposal (the past track or the current arts gallery/museum love-in) that downplay the cost ($12 million) and give no recognition to whom the final bill is sent (as ever, the beleaguered property owner). But who gets to vote? Everyone, under the auspices that non-property owners are taxed indirectly and therefore deserve a say in the outcome. Well, it’s time our cynical, local politicians recognize the math. Indirectly taxing non-property owners also affects property owners equally. One cancels the other, leaving property owners footing the bill. What a system, giving everyone
Also, every litre that is treated and delivered to our taps requires substantial energy use and cost to get there. Mr. van der Molen's letter also inquired about the Okanagan Basin Water Board's residential water use estimates for the valley. We have been conducting a series of studies to evaluate current and future water needs. One study modelled the water needs of residential landscaping in the valley, based on actual maps of landscaped areas, and found that, combining indoor and outdoor use, the average resident uses 675 litres per day. As this is a valley-wide average, it includes areas that are hotter and drier than Vernon, and areas that are not on water meters — both which increase water use. We are always pleased to hear that residents like Mr. van der Molen are conserving water and have less than average demand on our shared systems. anna Warwick sears, okanagan basin Water board executive director
a say on how to spend our money. Will there ever be an end to how politicians pass the buck? Why can’t someone in our new and budget-conscious council stand up and tell those with their hands out that the well is dry? If the recipients really believe in their combined arts/museum cause, then it’s time they get off their collective backside and raise the funds independently. Public support will surely be forthcoming, in droves. This isn’t the last referendum. It’s politically ingrained into our system, much like the special dispensations council uses to distribute our tax dollars to those that seem to feel it’s an easier way to raise funds than actually working the public donation purse. It all needs to be flushed from the Greater Vernon political system. I voted for a budget-conscious administration. What I got is more of the same, only coming faster and at a higher price. Get your act together and give property owners some breathing
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Back to Earth Community Harvest Festival is ready for round two at Lavington Park this weekend
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Jo Burt (centre) is returning with his band, The Jo Burt Experience, to play a number of dates around the North Okanagan this week.
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He’s starting to become a familiar face and voice around these parts. Back in the North Okanagan from jolly, old England, evergreen rocker Jo Burt is performing a number of local dates with his band, the Jo Burt Experience. Best known for his incredible history working with musical legends such as Freddie Mercury, The Troggs and Black Sabbath, Burt has been working as a songwriter, bassist/guitarist, and singer for the past 40 years. Now touring with his Experience, Burt first brought his unique “Anglicana” sound to Canada on a hugely successful tour of B.C. last year and returned for a quick tour this past spring, which included some stops in the North Okanagan. This current two-week summer tour will see even more shows around B.C. “I am absolutely buzzing with the reaction we have been getting this summer. Everyone seems to love the new material combined with some old favourites that we throw in. The band is really tight and everyone is on top form,” said Burt. Besides crossing the pond,
Burt has been busy at home putting the finishing touches on his upcoming album. The album was recorded by heavyweight producer Chris Kimsey, who has previously worked with The Rolling Stones, Duran Duran, Peter Frampton, and INXS, at Olympic Studios in London. Besides some of the new material from that album, Burt will also perform tunes from his current album, Seven Seeds, which is available on iTunes. With a writing style based on his background of rock, with a southern style influence and a very English Beatles-esque twist, Burt is said to be a hypnotic performer. “He draws in his listeners with tales from his recording and touring past, and tells gripping and intriguing stories through his songs,” said local music promoter Kath Raeber, who has Burt performing at the Back to Earth Music Festival this Saturday. “His warm and enthusiastic approach never fails to endear him to his audience and the connection and friendship with his band is equally apparent as they clearly thrive on performing Jo’s music.” Originally created two years
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ago as a songwriting development tool, The Jo Burt Experience has become a well-known live act playing festivals and venues around the U.K., Europe and North America. For this tour the Experience includes Burt’s wife Antonia, along with Vernon bassist Barry Lamb, guitarist Paul May (of the Legendary Lake Monsters), and drummer Dan Oldfield. The Jo Burt Experience plays an intimate show at Vernon’s Headbones Gallery on Old Kamloops Road Thursday. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are available for $20 in advance at the Bean Scene and at the gallery. The band is at Lorenzo’s Café in Ashton Creek, east of Enderby, Friday at 8 p.m. Cover is $15 and reservations can be made by calling 250-838-6700. The band also headlines the Back to Earth Community Harvest Festival in Lavington Park Saturday at 8 p.m. Admission is by donation. The band caps off its B.C. tour with a performance at the Creekside Theatre in Lake Country Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25/general, $23 students/seniors and $84 for a group of four. Call 250-766-9309 to reserve.
It will be all about this planet and its precious bounty when the Back to Earth Community Harvest Festival returns for a second year this week. Set in Lavington Park with its lush green grass, surrounded by rolling hills and mountains, the communityspirited family event, slated for Friday and Saturday, has been spearheaded by Coldstream’s Back to Earth Enviro Products. “The festival is a celebration of the arts, the Earth, the plants, and the people,” said Back to Earth proprietor Kiley Routley, who with her mom, Kath Raeber, artistic director of the not-for-profit North Okanagan Music Festival Society, are hosts of the event. Raeber, who directed the former Rarearth Music Festival in Vernon and is also creator/organizer of the annual Our Kids Have Talent contest, has lined up a diverse group of local, regional and one international entertainer to perform throughout the two days. “Diversity is the word that best describes the music. We have everything from country to jazz to rock and everything in between — a little something for everyone,” said Raeber, adding, “part of the society’s mandate is to promote the talents of youth and 2013 winners of Our Kids Have Talent will be performing on both days.” Our Kids finalists Chantelle Betuzzi, Eli Garlick and Hana Friedman, and Megan Lauridsen are performing on Friday night just before the Kinshira Fire Troupe and the Okanagan’s legendary rock act The Young’uns. Local singer-songwriter Kian Water and Salmon Arm recording
artist Aimee Laws are also on Friday’s schedule. Saturday includes Our Kids’ Olivia Penalva and the talent show’s firstplace winner, country gentleman Jesse Mast, along with the release of Bobby Kovacs’ 100 Doves, the Earth Sisters, the Ananda Dancers, Betty Anne Northup, the Desert Moon Dancers, Feet First, Silva, The Window Shakers, Sabrina Weeks and Mike Hilliard, Kath and the Tomkats, and headliner, The Jo Burt Experience, led by the legendary guitarist coming from the U.K. There’s also fun for the young ones in the KidZone with Kiki the Eco Elf, Alba Healing Arts, Yoga for Kidz with Dawn Sharman, family line dancing with Tony Evans, Mr. Barrel of Fun, face painting, Coolios’ Sparkle Tattoos, a bouncy castle, tons of games, plus a pool and playground on site. The festival also features local artisans, multicultural food vendors, beverage gardens, and the Lavington Fire Hall (across from the park) is offering a pancake breakfast by donation on Saturday morning. Free energy healing workshops will also take place throughout the weekend. Workshops include Health in Motion Feldenkrais with Carie Bicchieri, 10 Essential Herbs with Lucas Schroeder, Heal with Sheila Snow, Harry’s Honey 101 with Harry Priest, and Drumming for the Earth with Robin Genthon. Those wishing to attend any of the workshops can sign up in advance by calling 250550-6789. With a main focus to give back, entrance to the festival is by donation and a non-perishable food bank item. “We gave a ton of food to the food bank last year, and with over 1,000 people in attendance, that’s a lot of food,” said Routley. The Back to Earth Community Harvest Festival takes place at Lavington Park Friday from 4 to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. As of press time, there was still room for a few more artisans. Contact email@example.com for more information.
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Sunday, August 25th, 2013 10 am - 6pm SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Historic O’Keefe Ranch’s retiring curator, popular newspaper columnist, cowboy poet, and author Ken Mather will be signing copies of his new book in his British Columbia ranching history series: Frontier Cowboys and the Great Divide: Early Ranching in BC and Alberta. As Ken Mather is retiring after 30 years at the O’Keefe Ranch, come out and wish him well in his retirement. He will be set up outside the admission area (Gift Shop) here at the Ranch (no admission required for book signing) - 2:30 to 4:30 pm NEW Corn Maze 11 am - 3 pm • NEW Expo 86 Exhibit - 10 am - 5 pm NEW Special Mobile Railroad Module in the Pavilion - 10 am - 4 pm Pony Rides 10 am - 12:00 noon - 1 pm - 3 pm Provided By: Equine Rangers $2.00 per person Get your “JAIL CELL” Photo 10 am - 5 pm Enjoy a Game of Bocce 11 am - 4 pm Visit with “HAMMIE THE PIG” Hammie does tricks! Visit our Model Railway display - 10 am - 5:30 pm Stage Coach Rides - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm - $ 2/person Hayrides - 11 am to 2 pm - Provided By: Spallumcheen Pioneer Power Club (weather permitting) Concession provided By: Cattlemen’s Club Restaurant Special Rate for Family Fun Day: Admission: Ranch Only Ranch & Corn Maze Corn Maze Only Adults $10.00 + taxes $14.50 + taxes $7.00 + taxes Seniors (60 +) $10.00 + taxes $14.50 + taxes $5.50 + taxes Student (13–18) $10.00 + taxes $14.50 + taxes $5.00 + taxes Jr Student (6–12) $ 8.50 + taxes $11.00 + taxes $4.00 + taxes
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Headliner Daniel Langlois takes to the stage during the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival Sunday. He is the recipient of seven Grammy and eight Juno awards.
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Cameroon-born Jacky Essombe gets the crowd pumping with her energetic dance moves durings the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival Sunday.
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‘Sticking’ to harmonies Halina Harmonix begins new season with inspiration from Newfoundland Morning Star Staff
Most travelers to Newfoundland fall in love with its eclectic traditions and kindly people. Alex and Devon Muhlert are no exception, and Devon was agonizing out loud how she could incorporate its folk songs with her choir, Halina Harmonix. That’s when her husband made a ludicrous suggestion. “Why don’t you have them make ugly sticks?” She laughed. But why not? “I’m always looking for new ways to make choir more fun and the music more accessible,” said Devon. “So, let’s make ugly sticks in the service of Newfoundland folk songs.” An ugly stick is a pole (think upside mop) with nailed-on noise-makers. The mop already has “hair,” so all that’s needed is a tin-can face, and maybe a rakish hat, and a boot at the bottom. It’s like a scarecrow, except it’s not meant to scare anything off. It’s a way of including noninstrumentalists in the partying group While beachcombing on Newfoundland’s west coast, Muhlert found a wide array of
Music director Devon Muhlert leads a workshop on making “ugly sticks” in preparation for the fall season of the Halina Harmonix choir. items that had washed up with the seaweed. “I saw lots of single boots, so I’m sure some of their mates
became ugly sticks,” she said. “Newfoundland is such a special place, it has a whole different atmosphere.”
The ugly stick making workshop will be held Sept. 7 at Caetani Cultural Centre, as it’s now open to the community. Bring items that you didn’t know what to do with to use and to share. And please register ahead of time. Halina Harmonix choir starts a new season Sept. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Halina Centre. This year the emphasis is on having fun with simpler harmonies. But a challenge or two won’t be neglected. The Rotary Club of Kalamalka Vernon has gifted the choir with a substantial grant for new music. “The choir is so grateful. Some of our music dated back 40 years. Well, old music is great too, of course, like Bach and others. But it’s nice to be updated too.” Muhlert also tapped into Newfoundland inspiration, writing four new songs in two weeks. “I look forward to our new season and to seeing people new to the choir,” she said. “This group enjoys singing, and gives back by singing at seniors’ homes. It will be great to share new repertoire this year.” Muhlert also begins the 2013-14 instrumental teaching sessions at her Ms. Music Studio on the Caetani grounds the first week in September. For further information, call Devon at 542-3228 or Trixie at 545-7819.
Try comfrey tea for happy plants
he few drops of rain we got the other day was enough to fill one barrel. It is enough to keep the houseplants and the baskets happy. The lawn is getting a nice shade of brown and it even makes noise when you walk on it. Soon I hope we’ll get a couple of days of rain to bring back the green in it. I harvested all of my corn. It was very good. I found a way in a book to microwave it in Jocelyne sewell the husk instead of cooking it in water. The taste was excellent. The beans are doing well and finally the peppers are starting to produce. The grapes will give me a bountiful crop this year. I am thinking about drying some for my own organic raisins or I might just freeze them again this year and use them in fruit salad. I am still cleaning the beds and this is a good time now to start saving seeds, as a lot of flowers and vegetables are giving up on the season. Every day I go around the
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garden and look at what can be picked. I have trays of seeds in the basement all drying and waiting to be sorted. This time I keep paper and pen at hand and write the date and the name of the seeds harvested. Many times over the years, I was sure I would remember which was which I had saved just to end up in the compost because I could not tell the difference. Many seeds look alike. I had some seeds I was not sure the name of the plant and by chance I got on the internet and found what I was looking for after someone had mentioned it in a forum. It is amazing (www.theseedsite. co.uk/).There is a section with the pictures of what the seeds look like and the pods, plant profiles and much more information. I started reading from page one in the 1,001 Gardening Secrets book the other day and should do a couple of pages a day. This is more for winter reading but I need some of the secrets now. #1 Maximize sweet berries: Mulch blueberries deeply in September and come June, your bushes will thank you with a lush harvest. Blueberries are acid lovers with roots very near the surface of the soil. To protect them, feed them regu-
larly, keep the weeds down, and maintain a six-inch (15.2cm) layer of decomposed pine bark, pine needles or wood chips around their trunks. #2 Comfort plants with comfrey leaves: Comfrey can do wonders for your soil. Its leaves are rich in potassium, nitrogen, and trace minerals. Bury the leaves directly in your beds and let them break down naturally. Or you can make a soil-enriching brew with comfrey cuttings and a pound (454 g)of blackstrap molasses. Mix the two in a five-gallon bucket and add water. Let the tea ferment for 10 days, then serve it to your plants. Container plants really love comfrey. I am planning to return to the Lumby Public Market in September. I really miss the Saturday gathering and all the friendly people I have met over the last years. It is such a neat little market and the ride to get there is beautiful. Don’t forget the Upper Room Mission or the Salvation Army if you have too much coming out of your garden. They will be happy to take it off your hands and you’ll have less work to do. For more information: 250-558-4556.
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Peaches are ripe for canning
eaches are one of Canadians’ favourite fruits and are at the peak of their season right now. I’ve been canning, jamming, and making preserves all week from the fruit ripening on my own tree. Peaches can be dried, canned, frozen, grilled, baked, made into jams, jellies, and preserves, used
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georgette shop Upscale retail at affordable prices. The store is overloaded with summer so it’s surprise sales daily. We wish to give a big thank-you to our super volunteers. They are the best! Donations of good clothing and small household goods gratefully accepted. We are at 3100-28th Ave., behind Sir Winston’s Pub. downtown vernon mural tours The Downtown Vernon Assoc. offers free guided mural tours. Tours leave 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays 9 a.m. (Aug. 21). Fridays at 6 p.m. (Aug. 23). Info., 250-542-5851 or firstname.lastname@example.org. the mission loonie bin thrift store celebrates back to school with ALL children’s shoes and clothing at just FOUR for a loonie all this week Aug. 21 to 24. All summer wear, buy three, get one free (aka four for three loonies.)Many more specials in store. Volunteer-run, all proceeds benefit those in need through the Upper Room Mission. Open Tues. through Sat., 9 to 5ish at 300834th St. across from Valley First Credit Union. Barb was the lucky winner of the waterslide pass and gift bag. become a foster parent Attend an information session to find out how you can make a difference for children in our community through fostering. 1 to 2:30 p.m, Aug. 21 at the Gathering Place, #300, 3100 – 30th Ave. Call Noelle for info. at 250-5580939 or email@example.com movie night at allan brooks nature centre The Big Year, Aug. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m.; presentation at 7:30 p.m. Join us in watching The Big Year in our covered Sunset Pagoda. The film features two bird enthusiasts who try to defeat the cocky, cut-throat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition. Admission by donation. hi noon toastmasters Meet every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Bean to Brew Coffee House. Toastmasters help to build leadership and communication skills in a safe, fun environment. Make us your educational, inspirational and entertaining lunch hour Guests are always welcome. For more information, contact James at firstname.lastname@example.org support group for senior parents For senior parents of children with developmental disabilities, meets the first Tuesday of each month and the third Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Schubert Centre meeting room, 3505-30th Ave. Join us for a cup of coffee and an opportunity to connect with other senior parents facing similar joys and challenges. For info., call Julie at 250-307-4216. decriminaliZe mariJuana Join the Sensible BC Campaign — Vernon Monashee Group. This is a non-profit, non-partisan campaign for marijuana referendum (www.sensiblebc.ca) Approved under Elections BC, we will be gathering signatures of 10 per cent of registered voters starting Sept. 9. Register now as a volunteer or supporter. The group meet every Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. at Polson Park in the Japanese Gardens. Get involved to decriminalize marijuana in B.C. and make history. If we get enough signatures from September to November 2013, there will be a historic referendum vote in September 2014 to pass the Sensible Policing Act into law. For more info., contact Boyd Goble, Vernon organizer, at 250-540-8046; e-mail email@example.com or join us on Facebook: Sensible BC Vernon/Monashee Group. dancing at the schubert centre Every Wednesday 2-4 p.m. A wide variety of music is provided by “George’s Friends.” Join us for good exercise, fun and socializing. Members $3, non-members $4 and for listening it’s $1. Coffee, tea and cookie included. parent and child walk in the park Hosted by Aboriginal Infant and Early Childhood Development Centre. Everyone welcome, meet 10 a.m., Wednesdays at 2905-29th Ave. Meet other parents, get fit and win a prize. Step challenge, pedometer supplied for the walk. Join anytime. For more information, call 542-7578. support group for senior parents For seniors parents of children with developmental disabilities, meets the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at Community Living BC (CLBC), suite 201, 2802-30th St. Join us for a cup of coffee and an opportunity to connect with other senior parents facing similar joys and challenges. For info., call Julie at 250-307-4216. okanagan sheep producers assoc. meets Every third Wednesday of the month. Call Lorna Carter at 546-3318 or Rob Campbell at 546-3546. tops (take off pounds sensiblY) Meets Wednesdays 9 to 9:45 a.m., meetings 10 to 11 a.m. at Trinity United Church on Alexis Park Dr. Call Debbie at 250-542-0187 or Bev at 250-542-9381. nordic walking program First-time walkers get a free water bottle. We always have energy bars to go around also. So join us every Wednesday from 1 - 2 p.m. at the Community Hall, 2250 Shields Ave., Lumby. For more info., call Olena at 250-547-8866.
hot summer flicks at the librarY Join us Thursdays for fun films based on comic books & novels! 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). Air-cond. and free! drop-in meditation Join Marc Tey as he leads a drop-in medi-
feature event: the kalamalka highlanders pipe band
he Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band, under the direction of Pipe Major Gordon Mathers, presents its annual August concert, Piping in the Park, Thursday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. at Polson Park. The band will be joined by members of its junior band, the Arran Campbell Memorial Youth Pipe Band. The concert is free to the public and the band will be offering information on how to learn to play pipes or drums. KHPB begins its 30th year, with registration for adults at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the House of Dwarfs, on 26th Street, just behind Wendy’s. Note to youth, seven to 17, your registration for ACMYPB is at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, same location. We teach all ages. Join us for a lifetime experience!
tation group every Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Trinity United Church for qi gong, inner growth and health. Sessions will offer basic yoga, followed by 30 minutes of meditation, wrapping up with some qi gong exercises to help build the energy in the body. Cost is by donation. Wear loose clothing, and bring water, a blanket and a mat. For more info., e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org roYal canadian legion branch 167 lumbY Fun darts every Thursday at 7:15 p.m. Bingo every Thursday at 6:45 p.m. schubert euchre group Meets Thursdays at 1 p.m. at Schubert Centre in the fireside area. For more info., call Karyl Lee at 250-545-9803, Wilson at 250-542-8356 or Marion at 250-542-4072. narcotics anonYmous Thursday Night Serenity meeting at 7 p.m., side entrance of the Alliance Church, 2601-43rd Ave. (open to the public, topic/discussion meeting). Our 24-hour helpline is at 250-503-3260 or 1-866-918-3574. common threads Ministering to the needs of our community. Free, good quality used clothing and footwear. Every Thursday 9:30 a.m. - noon and Mondays from 3 to 5 p.m. at Vernon Alliance Church. Call 545-7105. halina seniors centre dances Every Thursday from 2 - 4 p.m. Live entertainment. Everyone 50 and over is welcome. We are at 3310-37th Ave., behind the Rec Centre. Info., call 250-542-2877. cribbage every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Schubert Centre. al-anon meeting Thursdays at 1:30 p.m., at Trinity United Church on Alexis Park Drive. cancer relaxation support group For people living with cancer and their support persons. Meets Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., People Place, 3402-27th Ave. Call Colleen at 250-542-6373. time out group at halina seniors’ centre If you enjoy doing crafts and socializing with a great group of people, come on out and join the Time Out group every Thursday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the centre, 3310-37th Ave. Call 250-542-2877 for information. vernon stroke recoverY branch Meets Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Pantry’s banquet room. Support to stroke survivors, their families and caregivers; socialization, recreational, educational activities to enhance, develop and maintain motor and cognitive skills. Call Mary-Joan Giffin at 250-260-8029. aa meetings on thursdaYs Meeting, Monday to Sunday, 7 a.m., 3204 Alexis Park Dr.; this is an open meeting and is handicap accessible. Monday to Friday, noon, open, VTC, 2810-48th Ave. (H) Meeting, open, 10 a.m., Schubert Centre, 3505-30th Ave. Closed meeting 8 p.m., Mug and Muffin, 2801B-34th St. Meeting (X) open, 8 p.m., VTC, 2810-48th Ave. Open meeting, 3204 Alexis Park Dr. Vernon (H), 5 p.m. daily. (H) handicap access. (X) no handicap access. For more information, call 250-545-4933. vernon ms societY support group Meets second and fourth Thursday of the month at 1 p.m., room 105 of the People Place. Call 542-2241 for more information. vJh auxiliarY needs people to knit and crochet The hospital auxiliary needs people to knit and crochet items for patient comfort such as lap robes, shawls, slippers and items for the gift shop. The auxiliary supplies wool, patterns, needles etc. and will give lessons if needed. Please come to the hospital Thursdays 9:30 a.m. and ask in Gift Shop for directions to aux. room or call 250-558-1200, ext. 1447. vernon and district animal care societY We have a lost-and-found cat registry. If you have found a cat, or your cat has gone missing, please call Margaret at 542-3980 with a description of the cat and we will do our best to help. The registry is anonymous, if you wish, we only require information about the cat. free legal drop-in clinic Every Thursday from 7 - 9 p.m., room 303, the People Place, 3402-27th Ave. Open to all, regardless of financial circumstances, volunteer lawyers provide up to 15 minutes of basic advice on legal issues. For more information or to make an appointment, call Colleen Hoople, Specialized Victim Assistance, at
542-3322 or Wynn Hartfelder, Outreach, at 542-1185.
lumbY health centre clinics Free presentation on “Stroke and Heart,” presented by Dr. John Wheeldon Aug. 23 from 10 to 11 a.m., Whitevalley Community Hall. What causes strokes? Symptoms of a stroke and/or heart attack? Stroke myths and truths. Monthly advanced foot care clinic Aug. 26 (by appointment only).Register by calling 250-547-9741 or e-mail email@example.com 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. 23, Sept. 6, 20, Oct. 4, 18, Nov. 1, 15, 29 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. wondercafe.live! in lumbY presents the film The Secret Life of Words, starring Sarah Polley and Tim Robbins (112 minutes). This 2005 independent film explores the topic of intimacy in a relationship between a temporarily blind patient and his assigned nurse. It is about breaking down the walls of silence and cynicism from the baggage we carry within us. Join us Aug. 24 at the United Church Hall (east entrance) on Park Ave. and Vernon St. Showing will be at 7 p.m., followed by optional discussion time. Admission by donation includes light refreshments. This is a reshowing for the Aug. 10 film. Questions? Dave at 250-547-6368. full course communitY dinner Free to the public, Upper Room Mission, 3403-27th Ave., Aug. 24 from 3 to 4 p.m. metaphYsical wellness market Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3410 Okanagan St., Armstrong. Join us for a fun and inspiring day. Cost is $20 for 20-minute sessions with a variety of readers, psychics, spirit mediums. Entrance fee: donation to the Armstrong Food Bank. the annual rockhound tailgate sale Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Swan Lake Nurseryland’s south parking lot, Hwy. 97, Vernon. Sellers will have rough rock, slabs, minerals, crystals, hand-crafted jewellery and used lapidary equipment for sale. events at the halina seniors centre Fundraiser allyou-can-eat pancake breakfast” Aug. 24, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Breakfast comes with sausages, coffee/tea and juice for the kids. Cost: $4 per person. Craft sale same day and time. Come on out and support the senior centre. The centre is behind the Rec Centre at 3310-37 Ave. Everyone welcome! The Halina Seniors Centre will be closed for renovations from Aug. 25 to Sept. 2 due to renovations. Centre will re-open Sept. 3. Sorry for the inconvenience. anaf hosts mixed golf tournament Aug. 25 at Spall Golf Course beginning 10 a.m. Everyone welcome. Wind-up party “Under the Spitfire” with steak BBQ, prizes and awards. Golfers $35, BBQ guests $10. Sign up now at 250-524-3277. historic o’keefe ranch holds familY fun daY Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and book signing from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The ranch’s retiring curator, popular newspaper columnist, cowboy poet and author Ken Mather will be signing copies of his new book on British Columbia ranching history: Frontier Cowboys and the Great Divide: Early Ranching in BC and Alberta. As he is retiring after 30 years at the ranch, the public and fans of his newspaper columns and books are welcome to come out and wish Ken well in his retirement, have questions answered about B.C. ranching history, and learn about Ken’s interesting career at the ranch. He will be set up outside the admission area (Gift Shop) at the ranch (no admission required for book signing) from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. wheels for a cure Aug. 25 from 7 to 11 a.m., Lordco Auto Parts. Charity pancake breakfast to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer. Spin the wheel to win! Mini car show. No charge, no pre-registration; just $5 per plate.
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Horoscope By Bernice Bede OsOl
Take care of pressing money matters in the coming months. Look for innovative ways to crunch numbers and cut corners. Needed changes to your lifestyle will result in less stress and a brighter future. Love is on the horizon, with a positive change in location indicated. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Get together with people who make you think in unusual ways. Make personal improvements that help you focus on and improve what you have to offer. Don’t be afraid to step out on a limb when it comes to love.
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VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Confusion in your emotional relationships will surface if you aren’t specific about your likes and dislikes. Communication will be key to keeping your options open and your life journey on track. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Problems getting things accomplished will hamper your ability to deliver. Don’t promise what you cannot provide, even if it means disappointing someone. Gauge your time wisely.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Your unusual approach to financial and personal affairs will lead to all sorts of interesting and unique opportunities. Expect to be very busy. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Your changing mood and unpredictable nature will cause others to question your methods. Check to make sure you are being practical before it’s too late. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You are in a cycle where big decisions can be made regarding how you spend your time and whom you spend it with. A move may be necessary -- don’t fear it. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Take some time to shop and pamper yourself. Enjoy the company of someone special and share your plans for the future. Romance will lead to optimism. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Too much of anything will cause problems at home and at work. Discipline will be required to offset your desire to indulge physically, emotionally and financially.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) You’ll have the drive to get things done, but interference may stand between you and success. Alter your living space to allow you to finish projects in the comfort of your home. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) It’s a good day to engage in activities that require your talents, skills and expertise. You’ll impress someone who can boost your reputation and bring some major changes. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Take a different approach to your daily chores and you will inspire those around you to follow suit. Money will come to you from an unusual source. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Partnerships will be tense if you don’t make a concerted effort to discuss your feelings openly and honestly. You cannot improve your life if you don’t address what’s bothering you.
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News Officer tackles fire
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A Vernon RCMP officer literally put out a fire Saturday morning. Shortly before 4:30 a.m., the officer was on patrol in the area of 33rd Street and 30th Avenue when he noticed a fire in a garbage can. “The member attempted to extinguish the flames with the fire extinguisher from his vehicle, but it kept re-igniting,” said Vernon RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk. Vernon Fire Rescue Services was attended and soaked what was left of the fire to ensure it did not start up again. There was nobody in the area at the time of this fire.
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Musicians from the Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centreâ€™s School of Music play a fanfare to open the final parade and sunset ceremony.
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The moon provides an impressive sight for anyone casting their eyes skyward in Vernon.
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Summer ambassadors are wrapping up a visit to Vernon today as part of a campaign to promote the responsible recycling of used oil, used antifreeze and their respective materials. This year, they are also communicating the importance of recycling not only used oil and antifreeze, but also scrap tires. Among the Vernon locations visited by the ambassadors Tuesday and today are Bannister Chevrolet Buick GMC, Canadian Tire, Great Canadian Oil Change and Vernon Chrysler Dodge. The tour is sponsored by the B.C. Used Oil Management Association and Tire Stewardship B.C. The ambassadors’ progress can be tracked at www.bcusedoil.com
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There was a familiar face atop the leaderboard of the Royale Cup Canadian Senior Women’s Golf Championships Tuesday afternoon at Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club. Victoria’s Alison Murdoch, who is in search of her record fifth Canadian senior crown, held a share of the lead at 1-under in a field of 107 golfers over the age of 50. At The Morning Star’s press time, Murdoch, who was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame earlier this summer, was tied with Susan Podolsky of Alexandria, Va. after eight holes of play. Vancouver’s Holly Horwood and Kelowna’s Linda Palahniuk were tied for third at par heading onto their ninth hole. There was a foursome, including former Vernon resident Jackie Little, log-jammed in fifth place at 1-over. Vernon’s Maureen Turner held a share of 17th at 4-over through six holes, while Brenda Samis, also of Vernon, finished her opening round at 17-over, and Coldstream’s Mary Lukacs was 19-over. The top-70 and ties make the 36-hole cut. Meanwhile, a trio of North Okanagan entries was a ways back of the leaders at the Titleist/ FootJoy PGA of B.C. Championship, presented by AXIS Insurance, Monday at the Salmon Arm Golf Club. Jesse Crowe, of Two Eagles Golf Course & Academy, and Keith Vandenbrink, of Hillview, sat in a six-way tie for 46th after Round 1. Shannon Glenesk of the Vernon Golf & Country Club was 54th. Day 2 results were unavailable before The Morning Star’s Tuesday deadline. The field includes 75 PGA of B.C. players over 36 holes of stroke-play for a purse of $33,500.
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Vernon's Brenda Samis (above) tees off on hole No. 1 as she heads out for her practice round for the Royale Cup Canadian Senior Women's Championships Monday morning at the Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club. Below: Surrey’s Sharon Zarowny hones her putting skills during her practice round. A field of 107 began play Tuesday morning.
The North Okanagan Knights lost a good chunk of firepower from the crew that reached the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League final last spring. In other words, it’s business as usual for the Junior B club, which will look reload with another wave of newcomers eager to step into bigger roles this season. Knights heading to Junior A include forwards Matty Saharchuk (Vernon Vipers), Colton Thibault (Salmon Arm SilverBacks), Josh Ellis (SJHL Yorkton Terriers), Morgan Johnston (West Kelowna Warriors), d-men Mackenzie Ferner (Warriors) and Dylan Bowen (Merritt Centennials) and goalie Dustin Nikkel (Trail Smoke Eaters). “Apart from the fact we did well in the playoffs, we were successful in moving kids on,” said Shawn Webb, who is taking over head coaching duties from Kris Mallette, now with the Vipers. “But this is the type of league where you can take players, develop them and still win.” It won’t be a complete rebuild in North Okanagan as there is a decent corps of returnees, including forwards Tanner Burns, Mat Lambert, Brett Hawrys, Anthony Ruggiero and Owen Barker, and blueliner Dryden Profeit. The Knights wrapped up main camp Saturday, which resulted in Webb offering commitments to Vernon Midget defencemen Matt Halvorson, Austin Garrington and Riley Booth, and forward Logan Geefs. He also plucked forward Dennon Leibel from the Okanagan Major Midget Rockets. “We may be lacking some of the offensive dynamic we had last year, but we’re a deeper team,” said Webb. “We’re a team that’ll be able to go four lines deep into the game. “I’m optimistic we’ve got a couple diamonds in the rough. We’ve got some 17-year-olds that are going to shock themselves as to just how good they are.” There will be a youth movement in Knights’ net this year as Dryden’s little brother, Mitch, and Abbotsford’s Zach Dyment, both of whom played Major Midget last year, will battle it out for the No. 1 role. Webb, who will be assisted by Taylor Smaha and goalie coach Brett Thomlinson, won’t finalize his roster until Junior A teams make their cuts. The Knights open the exhibition schedule with a pair of road games against the Chase Heat on Tuesday, Sept. 3 and Wednesday, Sept. 4. They visit the Kelowna Chiefs on Friday Sept. 6. North Okanagan’s season opener is Friday, Sept. 13 (7:30 p.m.) at Nor-Val Sports Centre.
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Controls outlast Camels to advance
Ross continued his stellar play, and after fighting off a Monashee defender, the midfielder placed a perfect through ball over the defence to a streaking Brent Poulsen, who calmly beat the keeper far side. Alex Farina then sent in Evan Frederick all alone. Frederick had all night to beat the keeper as the Monashee defence stood watching, thinking it was an offside. Poulsen capped of the scoring in the final minutes on a cross from Frederick, who was sent down the wing by Sam Watson. Danny Stein earned the shutout, clearing countless Monashee crosses and making saves as needed. Tyler Loose and Dexter James brought their physical games to battle the Surveyors for numerous 50/50 balls. In NOSL qualifier play Saturday night, Peters Tirecraft/Concept Physio fell 5-2 to Riot FC at Marshall #4. Tirecraft opened the scoring when Riley Strothers converted a cross from Andrew Vanderham. Riot ran away with it after that, scoring five unanswered goals. Strothers collected his second of the night on a pass across the crease from Justin Mitchell. Salmon Arm Courvas then took a forfeit win over Riot on Sunday, as Riot was unable to field a team in the Shuswap. In the other Sunday quarterfinal, the Revelstoke Stallions upset host Eagle Homes Nation of Domination 2-1 Sunday in Salmon Arm after the Roots and Blues Festival got the best of NOD that afternoon.
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Turn-Key Controls’ keeper Victor Gouchee leaps to pick the ball with Hi-Pro Sportswear Camels’ forward Damian Adams lurking in North Okanagan Soccer League quarterfinal playoff action Sunday night at Marshall Field. The Controls clipped the Camels 1-0. Salmon Arm Courvas tonight (6:00) in the Shuswap. North Enderby Timber will battle the Revelstoke Stallions in the other semi at Marshall #3. The league final goes Sunday night (6:00) at MacDonald Park. NET shut down Monashee Surveying 4-0 in a highly physical quarterfinal tilt Sunday at Marshall #4. Monashee was warmed up from their 2-1
qualifier win over the Salmon Arm Outlaws Saturday night, and came out firing. They dominated the first half, owning most of the possession with their physical play. Scoreless at the half, the Timber calmed down and opened the scoring shortly after the break. Rookie Greg Poggemoeller ripped up the wing, only to be taken down on a cleats-up slide tackle inside the penalty area. Libra Video Man of the Match Graham Ross hammered home the penalty.
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Striker Kerry Correia scored twice as Bosman Accounting upset the RPM Rutland Spirit 5-3 in Capri Insurance Men’s 45+ Soccer League play Monday night at Marshall Field #3. Former Camels’ striker Mike Daly, on vacation from working in Alberta, made his Bosman debut and scored once while setting up two goals, including Correia’s 25-yard corker, top shelf, with seven minutes remaining. It was 1-14-1 Bosman’s first win of the season. Correia, named the Burger King Man of the Match, combined with midfielder Kevin Mitchell to send Daly in on a firsthalf breakaway. Daly and Mitchell later set up Correia on a short breakaway which Correia nicely finished. Defender Ian Murphy, while turned backwards, nodded in the winner with 15 minutes left, after a Jenne Huberts free kick, set up after keeper Greg Thalmehimer hit Daly deep in the Spirit end with a goal kick. Huberts had a marvellous game at midfield. Gerson Betman also scored for Bosman, who had five subs for the first time all sea-
son. Central defender Tom Ouchi had a stellar game for the accountants. Rich Chapman supplied two goals for the 8-6-3 Spirit, including a 25-yard scorcher from the right side, after taking a throw in. Chapman was stoned by Thalheimer, who guessed left, on a penalty kick early in the second half with the game even at 2-2. Micha Wykownowsky had the other Spirit goal. Gord Howard netted the winner as the Vernon Leko Precast Camels shaded the North Country Appraisals Kickers 2-1 at Mission Fields in Kelowna. A passing sequence between Okanagan Spring Man of the Match Ron Krause, Rob Hulstein and Dan Zieske resulted in a nice through ball to Al Murphy. The Appraisal keeper came out to play the ball, but Murphy blocked it and passed in front to a wide open Howard. Going against the wind, the Camels (11-2-3) opened their account in the first half when Rick Raber delivered a quick throw-in to Howard, who crossed Murphy. Wil Kruiper scored North Country’s goal on a header after a great cross by Floyd Ryan. Kruiper also hit a crossbar,
and North Country (10-4-1) sailed a penalty over the net after Krause was called on a controversial check inside the 18. The Leko crew played with 10 men for the final 10 minutes as Murphy was sent off for a second yellow. Dave Dutcher collected the win. Brown Benefits outlasted Big O Tire/ Turn-Key 2-1 in an entertaining tilt at Parkinson Rec Fields. Big O’s goal came in the first half off a booming strike from Ruben Cerventes from 25 yards. The 7-9 tiremen’s defensive line showed plenty of hustle to contain the talented Brown offence. Roland Reidstra was Man of the Match for his workhorselike play up front and willingness to backcheck. Brown top the league at 16-0. Ken Horncastle and Robert Jackson each pocketed a pair as Penticton FC shelled Lake Country FC 6-2 at Beasley Park. Kevin Kothlow and Zeke Pescada, each with a single, rounded out the 14-3 Penticton attack. Glen Heagle and Bruce McAuliffe responded for Lake Country, who dipped to 9-6-1.
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The Turn-Key Controls have dialed up a berth in tonight’s North Okanagan Soccer League semifinals thanks a 1-0 win over the Hi-Pro Sportswear Camels Sunday at Marshall Field #2. After losing the season series to the Camels, Turn-Key came out firing, generating a handful of chances in the game’s opening 15 minutes. After celebrating Nathan Tucker’s wedding Friday at Hotel Eldorado, the Controls crew came out determined to win one for their honeymooning teammate. Humpback netminder Ryan Campbell got just enough of a Taylor Horsting shot early on, directing it wide of goal after Evan Moore sprung him behind the Camels’ defence. A passing sequence between Moore, Andrew Pool and Horsting led to the game’s only goal, a tap-in by Liam Eddy. Turn-Key nearly extended its lead before halftime when Pool beat multiple defenders and Campbell, only to have the shot bounce off the right post. The second half saw the Camels play with a little more purpose, but they were unable to solve the Turn-Key defence, led by Carson Haywood-Farmer and Nolan’s Pharmasave Man of the Match Sam Nolan. They were supported by outside defenders Kyle Goodgrove, Bryce Paterson and birthday boy Sean Bonnett. Victor Gouchee earned the clean sheet for Turn-Key, making the Total Restoration Save of the Game on some great secondhalf corner grabs. Gregg Douma hit the woodwork after taking a feed from Mike Bennett. “We felt like we played much better than our record in the series with them (1-0 and 2-1 losses),” said Horsting. “Their goaltender (Campbell) did a great job in all three games and we were just happy to win the one that counted in a great trio of games between the two even squads.” The Controls will face top-seeded
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Viper camp ramps up Graeme Corbett Morning Star Staff
The B.C. Hockey League season can’t start soon enough for Brendan Persley and the other returning Vernon Vipers. The sting of missing playoffs for a second straight season, combined with the knowledge that the Snakes will host the RBC Cup national championships next May, has Persley eager to see the puck drop for opening night. “It was definitely a long summer,” said Persley, a 20-year-old Kelowna product. “I took a month off doing any work just to let my head clear.” Wanting to lead by example, and perhaps realizing competition will be fierce for the six 20s Vernon is allowed to card, Persley refocused after his little hiatus and shed 10-plus pounds through a workout program with Calgary-based Crash Conditioning. “It was good to get the confidence back and I’m starting to get healthy again and I’m really excited to be back and see the guys,” said Persley, who missed 15 games to injury last season. “It seems like they’re here with positive attitudes so it’s good to see everyone came back on the same page.” If Sunday’s fitness testing is any indication, Persley isn’t the only returnee to make offseason strides. Colton Sparrow astounded everyone in the pushup test, rattling off 110 reps in a minute. Dexter Dancs walked into camp 20 pounds heavier and has upped his squat lift by 80 pounds.
These improvements haven’t gone unnoticed by head coach Jason Williamson, associate coach Kris Mallette and assistant coach Dave Robinson. “I’ve been impressed, for the most part, by the work these guys have done in the summer,” said Williamson, who said forward Mason Blacklock and blueliners Ryan Renz and Josh Bryan also showed well in fitness testing. “A lot of them bulked up, and in some cases leaned up. “They’re definitely showing they want it and that they want to be here and be part of something special this year.” One returnee not on the list is forward Mitch McAllister, who has been released for off-ice issues. “We need guys 100 per cent focussed on hockey and his mind-set wasn’t completely there,” said Williamson, of the Calgary native. “We want players that want to be here and compete for jobs.” Those attending camp appear to be getting that message as Monday’s Blue vs White intra-squad game featured plenty of energy. Second-year forward Logan Mick supplied an empty-netter as White earned a 6-4 win. Williamson will begin trimming down his roster following today’s intra-squad game, 4:30 at Kal Tire Place. The Vipers open the BCHL exhibition season with a home-andhome set with the Salmon Arm SilverBacks, starting Friday at the Shaw Centre. The ‘Backs visit Vernon Saturday night (7:00).
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Dexter Dancs (left) and bryce eviston battle for a loose puck in the Vernon Vipers' blue vs White intra-squad game monday afternoon at Kal tire Place. Meanwhile, the Vipers have found a replacement for former broadcaster Todd Miller. The club has hired Graham Turnbull as its play-by-play man for the coming season. Turnbull spent last season with the Merritt Centennials calling games on Q101 FM. The 27-year-old Kamloops native is a 2011 graduate of The B.C. Institute of Technology’s broadcast radio program and has also spent time with the Chase Chiefs of the KIJHL. Due to previous commitments, Turnbull will finish his time with the Cent during the exhibition season, and join the Vipers in time
for the beginning of the regular season at the BCHL Bauer Showcase in Chilliwack. Vernon opens the Showcase against the defending Fred Page Cup champions Surrey Eagles on Saturday, Sept. 7. SNAKE BITES: D-man Mark Hamilton missed Monday’s intra-squad game after taking an Aaron Volpatti shot off the thumb in the morning. He returned for action Tuesday... Viper trainer Gord (Hoon) Cochran will be in Montreal Canadiens’ netiminder Carey Price’s wedding party this weekend. Keaton Ellerby of the LA Kings is best man.
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Gary Cooper (above) agonizes over missing a par putt on the par-5 second hole during the final round of the Senior Men’s Championship Sunday at the Vernon Golf and Country Club. Left: Garry Messina blasts out of a bunker guarding the front of the green on the second hole.
Smith cards Senior men’s title Morning Star Staff
Peter Smith carded a two-round, 7-over 151 to claim the Senior Men’s Championship Sunday at the Vernon Golf & Country Club. Smith finished four strokes ahead of runner-up Mark Longworth, while John Kuly earned overall low net honours at 134, ahead of Lorne Davies at 135. The Super Senior low gross title went to Ernie Cherkowski at 164, and Blaine MacPherson collected low net at 141.
Winners by flight were: First flight (0-10 handicap) – Low gross: Dale Ortman, 156 (retro); low net: Dennis MacPherson, 136; 2nd gross: Brian Carpenter, 156 (retro); 2nd net: Myron Hocevar, 141 (retro); 3rd gross: Fred Johnston, 156; 3rd net: Peter McClean, 141. Second flight (11-14 handicap) – Low gross: Ted Treller, 160; low net: Peter Murray, 142; 2nd gross: Bruce Shepherd, 166; 2nd net: Laurie Atkinson, 143; 3rd gross: Brian Jensen, 167; 3rd net: Ernie
Mehain medals at worlds
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Vernon’s Sarah Mehain collected her first major international medal last week at the IPC World Swim Championships in Montreal. Mehain, an 18-yearSarah Mehain old member of the Vernon Kokanee Swim Club, earned bronze
Steve Nash Youth Basketball is hitting the court for its fifth season in Vernon. The camp is a Basketball B.C. initiative that assists local coaches and volunteers in developing basketball skills for youth in the community. Beginning with just a handful of coaches and participants five years ago, the program in Vernon has grown quickly to an organization with more than 30 coaches and 300 participants. The clinics, taught in local elementary school gyms, offer fundamentals and skills of basketball in a structured and fun environment. As a non-profit organization, all
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in the S7 class of the 100-metre backstroke by clocking a personal best one minute, 29.43 seconds. She posted top-five rankings in five of six events in Montreal – she was fourth in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM, fifth in the 50 butterfly and 50 freestyle and sixth in the 100 freestyle. Mehain, who suffers from hemiplegia, a condition that causes one side of her body to be weaker than the other, competed in the 2012 Paralympics in London.
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Gare, 143. Third flight (15-17 handicap) – Low gross: John Pringle, 167; low net: Jack Fife, 138; 2nd gross: Fakri Siddiqui, 171; 2nd net: Clint Robertson, 145; 3rd gross: Andy Gilbert, 178; 3rd net: Brian Taylor. Fourth flight (18+ handicap) – Low gross: Les Noble, 178; low net: Michael Murison, 142; 2nd gross: Norm Korol, 179; 2nd net: Hank Durand, 143; 3rd gross: Doug Harrington, 181; 3rd net: Denis Smith, 143.
camp staff and administration are volunteers, which makes for affordable registration costs. Included in the $100 fee are insurance, Basketball B.C. membership, Steve Nash reversible youth jersey, basketball, Gatorade squeeze bottle, medal and prizes. The 10-week session begins the week of Sept. 16, with Grades K-8 athletes meeting Friday nights (5:307). Grades 6-8 have a second day of training each week, on Tuesday or Thursday nights. To volunteer, contact Johnal Lee at SteveNashBasketball@gmail.com. Registration opens early September. To register online, visit snyb.ca/vernon.
Brandt’s Creek Pub and Cantina’s ran to a 2-2 draw at Kettle Valley. Brandt’s went ahead midway through the first half on a penalty kick after Blair Gautschi was bowled over in the box. Gautschi dusted himself off and coolly dispatched the ball low, to the corner. Early in the second half, Cantina’s (5-10-2) earned a direct free kick 25 yards from goal. Garry Heathcote expertly placed his shot around the wall and beyond the outstretched Brandt’s keeper. At the 70th minute, Brandt’s (2-11-4) went ahead again on another Gautschi penalty. Minutes later, Jim Gorges of the Cantina’s was red-carded for a foul on the Brandt’s keeper after a corner kick. The shorthanded Cantina’s snatched a point with five minutes to play when Heathcote eluded his marker and smashed an acute angle shot beyond netminder Marty Vincze. Pushor Mitchell Advocates tethered the Rented Mules 2-0 at Quarry Park. The Advocates are 3-9-5, the Mules 2-13-1. Meanwhile, in Kelowna Men’s 35+ League play Monday night, Vernon Kal Tire returned to form by beating Tree Brewing 5-1 at Parkinson. Kriss Yargeau opened the Kal Tire scoring late in the first half, poking one past the Tree keeper on a scramble. In the second half, Rodney Goodchild crossed the ball to the head of Jesse Knight, and a few minutes later, John Duc broke free at centre and chipped the keeper from 18 yards out. Tree Brewing got one back when Tyler Johnson was red-carded for a hand ball inside the 18. Kal Tire showed composure and responded when Darren Nobrega chipped the ball to Knight, who got his second of the night. Late in the game, Graeme Magee broke down the sideline and dangled a defender then hit a great shot into the net.
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Coldstream’s Shelby Connors, a member of Team B.C., evades a Nova Scotia defender in the Bantam girls national lacrosse championships in Halifax.
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A pair of North Okanagan minor lacrosse products helped Team B.C. claim silver at the Bantam female nationals in Halifax. Shelby Connors of Coldstream and Amy Fox of Armstrong were among 20 elite players that propelled B.C. to a 5-1 round-robin record. They fell 5-2 to Ontario in the gold-medal game. Before the tournament, the Team B.C. was able to visit Peggy’s Cove, take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy a lobster feast to complete their Maritime experience.
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Bridge by Phillip Alder ANALYZE THE AUCTION TO DEFEND WELL Philip Seymour Hoffman, an Oscar-winning actor, said, “It’s hard for anybody who works a lot and has children. But I wouldn’t trade it for anything.” Hopefully all parents agree with that. This week we are noting that defenders shouldn’t trade the acronym “trade” for anything. We have reached A for audition the auction. It is important for the defenders to use the information gleaned from the bidding to help the defense. In this example, East has to make the key play. Against four hearts, West leads the club ace: five, eight, four. West continues
with the club king: nine, three, jack. West plays a third club, East ruffing and South following suit. What should East do now? South’s sequence, opening in spades, then bidding hearts twice, showed at least 5-5 in the majors. North went with the 5-3 heart fit, hoping that some spade ruffs in his hand would help. (Note that three no-trump should be defeated.) East gave a high-low to show his doubleton club. And since West was watching, he was not distracted by South’s jack falsecard at trick two. East now knows that South started with three clubs. So, as declarer must have 5-5-0-3 distribution,
trying to cash the diamond ace cannot be right. Instead, East should exit with a trump, aiming to reduce the spade ruffs in the dummy from three to two. This defeats the contract. If East doesn’t return a trump, declarer can cash his top spades and crossruff home.
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It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the passing of Paula Helland on Friday, ugust ϵth at the sernon Hospice House aŌer a short but Įerce baƩle with cancer at the age of ϲϮ͘ ^he is now at peace with her loving husband, ag Helland͘ Paula loved gardening, her crossword puzzles and being outdoors, spending Ɵŵe with her faŵily at the beach͘ ^he worŬed in the ŵeat departŵent at sŬew͛s in rŵstrong for ŵany years and ŵade ŵany friendships there throughout the years͘ Paula was an aŵazing woŵan who always put other people͛s needs in front of her own͘ Eo ŵaƩer what was going on in her life, she always ŵade sure she was there to support her sons, oŌen driving for hours to taŬe her son, rent to all his run͛s and sporƟng events and MaƩ͛s eǆtra curricular acƟviƟes͘ Paula͛s sŵile, laughter and sense of huŵor will be great ŵissed by all͘ ^he is survived by her Ϯ sons, rent ;^usieͿ and MaƩhew, brother >ee ;onnaͿ, sister JacŬie, Moŵ June, grandͲŬids <risƟna, dyra, arson and daylor͘ ^he is predeceased by her Father, Fred Urry, big brother, hris Urry and best friend, <ris͘ Paula͛s faŵily would liŬe to eǆpress their appreciaƟon to all the wonderful nurses and staī who cared for her during her last days at sernon Hospice House͘ dheir coŵpassion and Ŭindness will always be reŵeŵbered͘ In lieu of Ňowers, please consider a donaƟon to the sernon Hospice House͘ elebraƟon of >ife will be held in ^epteŵber with date to be announced͘͘͘͘ Please eŵail hellandsΛ hotŵail͘coŵ for date and locaƟon͘ rrangeŵents are in the care of sernon Funeral Hoŵe ϮϱϬͲϱϰϮͲϬϭϱϱ͘
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Ernest (Ernie) Martin ƌŶĞƐƚ;ƌŶŝĞͿDĂƌƟŶƉĂƐƐĞĚĂǁĂǇ ƵŶĞǆƉĞĐƚĞĚůǇ ŝŶ ƚŚĞ ĞǀĞŶŝŶŐ ŽĨ ƵŐƵƐƚ ϭϮƚŚ͕ ϮϬϭϯ Ăƚ ƚŚĞ ĂŐĞ ŽĨ ϴϱ ǇĞĂƌƐ͘ ,Ğ ǁĂƐ Ă ǁĞůů ůŽǀĞĚ ŵĂŶ ǁŚŽ ǁŝůů ďĞ ƐĂĚůǇ ŵŝƐƐĞĚ ďǇ ĨƌŝĞŶĚƐĂŶĚĞƐƉĞĐŝĂůůǇŚŝƐĨĂŵŝůǇ͘
October 31, 1924 - August 16, 2013 Jean was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and aůso spent Ɵŵe in dŚƵnder aǇ ;&ort WiůůiaŵͿ, dŵonton and ŵost reĐentůǇ sernon͘ Jean was predeĐeased bǇ͗ Śer Įrst ŚƵsband Zonaůd MinaŬer ;WW// &ranĐeͿ͖ Śer seĐond ŚƵsband Wiůůiaŵ MƵirŚead and bǇ Śer ůong Ɵŵe Đoŵpanion 'ordon zoƵng͘ ůso predeĐeased bǇ Śer parents dŚoŵas and Janet rew, and sibůings 'eorge and Wiůůiaŵ͘ Jean is aůso predeĐeased bǇ Śer granddaƵgŚter <erri MƵirŚead and daƵgŚter >inda MƵirŚead͘ Jean is sƵrǀiǀed bǇ Śer sister dŚoŵasina ;doŵiͿ oƵgůas, sister in ůaw atŚerine rew ;WiůůiaŵͿ, daƵgŚter rƵĐiůůa ;MinaŬerͿ dŵiston and ŚƵsband 'aǀin dŵiston, daƵgŚter iůeen ;MƵirŚeadͿ dŚƵrston, and grandĐŚiůdren aǀid dŵiston ;<ristenͿ, ^ĐoƩ dŚƵrston, >aƵrie dŚƵrston ,aůů ;MiĐŚaeůͿ, 'ordon dŵiston and ĮanĐe ŵber>eaŚ WoůĨe and ZobǇn dŚƵrston͘ 'reat 'randĐŚiůdren ůeǆ ;ůeǆandraͿ MƵirŚead , aŵon dŚƵrston, Jesse ;JessiĐaͿ dŚƵrston, tŚan twood and >ogan dŚƵrston and ŵanǇ nieĐes and nepŚews͘ Jean wiůů be sadůǇ ŵissed bǇ Śer ĨaŵiůǇ and ŵanǇ Ĩriends Ĩroŵ oǀer tŚe Ǉears and aůso bǇ Śer Ĩeůine Đoŵpanion, ^opŚie͘ eůebraƟon oĨ Jeans͛ ůiĨe wiůů be Śeůd ůater in ƵgƵst͘ t tŚat Ɵŵe a gatŚering oĨ ĨaŵiůǇ and Ĩriends wiůů Ĩoůůow tŚe serǀiĐe to Śonor not onůǇ Jeans͛ ůiĨe bƵt to Śonor tŚe ůiĨe oĨ Śer daƵgŚter >inda MƵirŚead wŚo passed awaǇ on JƵne Ϯϵ, ϮϬϭϮ͘ ĨƵrtŚer noƟĐe wiůů be půaĐed onĐe tŚose arrangeŵents Śaǀe been Đoŵpůeted͘ /n ůieƵ oĨ Ňoraů tribƵtes Jean reƋƵested tŚat donaƟons to tŚe ^aůǀaƟon rŵǇ or ,ospiĐe ,oƵse, sernon be Đonsidered͘ rrangeŵents are in tŚe Đare oĨ sernon &Ƶneraů ,oŵe ϮϱϬͲϱϰϮͲϬϭϱϱ͘
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DAHM I, Valerie Dahm, announce my passing on August 16th, ϮϬ1ϯ aŌer a short but courageous baƩle with cancer͘ I have looŬed forward to that moment when I will be reunited with my son, <ris who passed away June 22nd, 2ϬϬϳ and my dad, Jim who was taŬen from me when I was ten years old͘
was born on October 30th, 1930 in The Hague, Netherlands and was called Home to be with her Lord on August 16th, 2013 at the age of 82 years. Corry will be lovingly remembered by her husband John, to whom she was married for 59 years; three children, Bill (Bonita) Vanderlinde of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jane Stam of Langley, B.C. and Dick Vanderlinde of Vernon, B.C.; twenty grandchildren; thirty eight great-grandchildren; four brothers; two sisters; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by one grandson, Jeīrey; one granddaughter, Kimberly; one sister and three brothers. Those wishing to pay their last respects to Corry may do so at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 from 7:00-8:00 P.M. The Funeral Service will be held at the Canadian Reformed Church, 5600 MacDonald Road, on Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Cornelius Van Spronsen oĸciaƟng. A Graveside Service will be held at Valley View Memorial Gardens, Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 at 2:00 P.M.
remaƟon preceded a elebraƟon Kf Valerie͛s >ife which will be held at the ella Vista hurch Kf 'od Kf Prophecy, ϰϯϬϬ ella Vista Zoad, on Wednesday, August 21st, 2Ϭ1ϯ at 2͗ϬϬ P͘M͘ with Pastor rent Henderson oĸciaƟng͘ Valerie͛s cremated remains will be taŬen and laid to rest with her beloved son <ris, in the ethel Zose 'arden Kf Zemembrance following the ^ervice and ZecepƟon͘
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Peter Dyck Feb 8th, 1916 – Aug 16th, 2013
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Andrea Maria June TOTH 18 January 1973 – 14 July 2013
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Andrea in Newcastle upon Tyne, England where she studied, lived and worŬed as a professional arƟst and an educator at Newcastle University͘ MetastaƟc Breast Cancer took her too quickly; however, she passed away peacefully with her mother, cousins and friends by her side. Andrea was born in Prince Rupert, BC and moved with her family to Kamloops at the age of 6 weeks. ^he completed her high school educaƟon at Kamloops Senior Secondary in 1991 when she was awarded scholarships for her excellence in art. She was always very involved in music, both at school with band, choir, accompaniment and compeƟƟons, and privately as well, winning many awards. Life guarding, teaching swimming & CGIT were some of the other acƟviƟes that kept her busy. She aƩended the University of Calgary and in 199ϱ obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painƟng and drawing. She travelled to Europe and the UK with friends, and later moved to Vernon to be with her family. Andrea aƩended the University of BC where she graduated with a Bachelor of EducaƟon in 1999. She was a subsƟtute teacher, had her own Andrea Toth Arts business for teaching art and making and prinƟng art cards, and became the curator of the Vernon Art Gallery for two years. Andrea then pursued her dream of furthering her art educaƟon and was awarded her Masters of Fine Art at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK in 2006. She lived and worked in Newcastle for 9 years where she excelled with her beauƟful landscape painƟngs. She also taught in Įrst year Architecture as well as classes in Life Drawing in the Fine Art department of Newcastle University. Andrea leaves to mourn her passing her parents, Geza and Diane (Osborn) Toth of Vernon, and her sister Georgina (Gord) Chipman and their three children, Stephen, KaƟe and MaƩhew of Williams Lake. She will be sadly missed also by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many special friends in Canada, England and Hungary. She was predeceased by her grandparents “CD” Bill & June Osborn of Coldstream and Gyula and Maria Toth of Hungary. A memorial service to celebrate Andrea’s life will be held at All Saints’ Anglican Church, 3205 – 27th Street, Vernon (parking behind the Church) on Saturday, August 24th at 2͗00 p.m. In lieu of Ňowers you may choose to make a donaƟon in Andrea’s memory to the Allan Brooks Nature Centre Society, PO Box 20038 Vernon, BC V1T 9L4 or charity of your choice. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.
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On August 15th, 2013, surrounded by her family, at 12:10 p.m., Lynn Pearl (Howkins) Sagenschneider peacefully passed away. She will be missed by: her mother, Florence Boring; husband, Lorne (Mike) Sagenschneider; brother, Randy Howkins (wife AnneĆŠe), and Todd Howkins (wife Kathy); sons: Dean Howkins, Shane Gach (wife Leanne), and Troy Gach; grandchildren: Chase Howkins, Allanah Howkins, Courtney Howkins, Aiden Gach, Shalee Gach, ChrisĆ&#x;na Gach, John Gach, Michael Gach, and Shawn Gach; great grandchildren: Kayden Howkins, and Hudson Howkins; nephews: Terrance Howkins (wife Lori), Ryan Howkins, Ryan Vincent, and Chance Howkins; great nephew and nieces: Brydon Howkins, Alyssa Howkins, Alexus AusĆ&#x;n, Daiten Howkins, Aurora Howkins, and Dailyn Vincent; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other relaĆ&#x;ves and friends across western Canada. Flowers gratefully declined. Those friends wishing to make memorial contribuĆ&#x;ons in memory of Lynn may do so to the SalvaĆ&#x;on Army, 3303-32nd Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 2C5. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pleasant Valley Funeral Home. Condolences may be oÄŤered at www.pleasantvalleyÄŹ.com
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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY TREASURER The North Okanagan-Shuswap School District invites qualified individuals to apply for the exempt staff position of Executive Assistant to the Secretary-Treasurer & Board of Education. The successful applicant will be responsible for the efficient operation of the office of the SecretaryTreasurer and will support the collective needs of the team. The Position:
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Kindale is a progressive organization that provides individualized person centered services. If you are compelled to provide quality services, are community focused, enjoy a challenge and are willing to learn and try new things you may be interested in this opportunity. 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: • • • • • • •
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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. Full-time CDA required 4 or 5 days/week starting immediately. New Grads Welcome. Candidate will exhibit exceptional interpersonal and clinical skills. If you would like to join our office please drop off a resume at The Vernon Dental Centre, Dr. Anthony Berdan. Fully Qualified ECE for multiage daycare, Mon to Thurs with lunch breaks. $18/hr + benefits. Phone 250-550-4471 or email in confidence to email@example.com LOGGING AND Construction jobs. We are looking for experienced and motivated people for the following positions: Hoe Chuckers, Roadbuilders, Skidder Operators, Yarding Crews (tower and gy, hooktender, rigging puller, linewinder), Weight Scale operators, Processors, Front End Loaders, Lowbed and Log Trucker Drivers. Lots of work, local to Fraser Valley and out of town, various day shifts, benefits, good pay, good people. Please fax resume to 778-732-0227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org MOTEL MANAGEMENT required for Ponoka, Alberta. We are seeking a positive, capable, entrepreneurial person or couple with previous resort or motel experience. Email resume: Pamela@inntimateinns.com Needed Farm Workers for Pruning & Picking, Sept 1 to Oct 30. 250-306-0864 Part-time Dental Hygienist required for maternity position. Mon-Thur-Fri. If you would like to join our office please drop off a resume at The Vernon Dental Centre, Dr. Anthony Berdan.
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Work Wanted *1 Vernon’s own DumpRunz Fast courteous service for around 1/2 the price of the big guys. 250-307-9449
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: email@example.com.
ELECTRICAL and Plumbing apprentices, all levels and Journeymen wanted immediately. Must have basic hand tools and be self motivated. Work site in Winfield, B.C. Please contact Bruce Huntley (Supernatant) The Versatile Group at 1-(250)-210-2538
Home Care/Support Landscaping
We’re on the net at www.bcclassiﬁed.com
TECHNICIAN Needed Busy Polaris Dealership requires technician. Full time, year round position. Rate negotiable DOE. Please deliver resume iin person to Four Seasons Motorsports Ltd. at 4216 25th Ave. Vernon, BC.
A1. Dump runs, yard clean up, weed whacking, Hedge trim, painting. Paul 250-550-4256 Affordable handyman services. Dump Runs, Lawn Care. Pressure Washing. Will do pretty much anything. Large or small. Kris 250-308-4100. B’s Yard Maintenance, shrub pruning, trimming, lawn mowing, dump runs. 250-542-0232 Handymen: Repairs, Reno’s, Painting, Window Cleaning, pressure washing, dump runs and More!! 250-550-9099
Landscaping SUMMER HOURS Monday to Friday 8:00 - 4:30 PM Saturdays 8:00 - 3:00 PM CLOSED SUNDAYS
SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR
We load pickups, trailers, etc … and we deliver! • Screened Topsoil • Decorative Rock • Natures Gold Products • Bark Mulch • Manure and Peat • Sand and Gravel
- Regular & Screened Sizes -
REIMER’S FARM SERVICES
ACROSS FROM VERNON GOLF COURSE ENTRANCE
609 KAL LAKE ROAD
PICK UP OR DELIVERY NOW OPEN Mon - Fri 8AM - 5PM DECORATIVE ROCK Saturday 8AM - 4PM WHITE DOLOMITE Sunday 9AM - 4PM Closed Statutory Holidays BLAST ROCK VISA, DEBIT, MASTERCARD, INTERACT, SENIORS DISCOUNT LAVA ROCK SLATE / FLAGSTONE LANDSCAPE FABRIC BARK MULCH TOP SOIL MIXES SAND & GRAVEL
Live-In Caregiver/Housekeeper needed immediately. Clay Harris, firstname.lastname@example.org
WANTED: Mature, caring individual who loves kids to help us look after our special needs daughter. Consistant part time work. Clean driving license. Reply to Box#350 c/o Kelowna Capital News, 2495 Enterprise Way, Kelowna, B.C. V1X 7K2
Help Wanted We require a truck driver with a valid Class 1 license. Individual should have experience driving a tractor/trailer unit & should be adept mechanically & physically fit. Forward resume to McLeod’s By-Products Ltd. 4559 Larkin Cross Rd, Armstrong, BC V0E 1B6
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186 GREENHOW RD., VERNON
Fruit & Vegetables E TH HI’S C U O
Routes Available Consider being an independent carrier for
Students & adults both
ARMSTRONG RT 519 - Hayden Dr & Fletcher Ave • Available now RT 503 - Rosedale Ave & Dunn Rd • Available Aug 25
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CONTAINERS 9:00am - 5:00pm • Closed Mon. & Thurs. 6831 Bella Vista Road • 250-545-1610
FRESH FROM THE FIELDS! Place your farm fresh fruit and vegetables for sale under our Fruit and Vegetables classification. Call the classified department to place your ad 250-550-7900 or email email@example.com
RT 39 - 4701 PV Rd & 47 Ave. • Available now
AU GU ST
COLDSTREAM RT 215 - Aberdeen Rd & Venables Dr • Available now EAST HILL RT 84 - 30 Ave & 11 St • Available now RT 99 - 30 Ave & 19 St • Available Aug 25 RT 110 - Pleasant Valley Rd. & 22 St • Available now ENDERBY RT 905 - Salmon Arm Dr (Westridge Manor, Skyline Ridge) • Available Sept 8 MISSION HILL RT 21 - 18 Ave & 30 St • Available now RT 71 - 20 Ave & 36 St • Available now RT 122 - 16 Ave & 35 St • Available now SWAN LAKE RT 306 - Cunningham Rd & Spalding Rd • Available Sept 1
Contact Circulation • 250-550-7901
for Automotive, Pets, RV’s, Real Estate and S EXCLUDE R E Miscellaneous H T O ALL classifications ONLY! CLASSIFICATIONS 3 lines of text (no picture)
FOR 1 WEEK (3 Community Issues and 4 Daily Papers)
Add a picture for an extra
$ 00 (approx. 10-12 words with picture)
Feed & Hay 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.
Home Improvements Labrie Contracting - Sidings, Soffits, Facias, Windows, Doors, Additions, Decks, Custom Alum Cappings. Over 30 yrs exp. Mark 250-574-2390
Moving & Storage 1ST-MOVING 1 ton 2 ton. Prices starting at $80/hr. Call 250-859-8362. FAMILY Movers. Moving? Anything, anywhere. Local and long distance trips. Packing service available, weekly trips to Vancouver, Alberta, full and partial loads. Cheapest rates in the valley. Free Estimates, 250-493-2687
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 WWW.PAINTSPECIAL.COM
3 Rooms For $299, 2 Coats Any Colour
(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls. Cloverdale Premium Quality Paint. NO PAYMENT, until job is completed!
*1 Vernon’s own DumpRunz Fast courteous service for around 1/2 the price of the big guys. 250-307-9449
PRO JUNK REMOVAL We haul it all. Call anytime.
CAN I HELP? Seniors with chores, errands, personal care, bathing, etc. Certified Care Aide, 24yrs exp. Eileen 250-307-1081
POWERWISE REBATES Replace your windows with new vinyl thermal windows. All rebates available.No obligation estimate. Call toll free 1-(866)764-2027
OFF-SITE FARM AUCTION
Sat., August 24 • Starts @ 10 a.m.
5551 - 50th St S.W. Salmon Arm Sale conducted by Valley Auction Ph. 250-546-9420 www.valleyauction.ca
Hay for sale Timothy & Alfalfa (250) 547-6334
Pets ANIMAL CARE SOCIETY
Cats and kittens available for adoption to approved homes. Neutered, tattooed & vaccinated.
www.vernonanimalcare.com Cute Terrier Cross Pups, non shedding, $200.00 ea. Happy & healthy. 250-547-2433
Merchandise for Sale
Antiques / Vintage Antique folding Dining Room Table complete w/5 padded chairs, China Cabinet & Antique English Dishware. Phone (250)351-4511
Building Supplies LOG HOME shell kit WRC 6X8 flat 3 bdrm w/grge & curved glass sunroom, ready to ship, 604-856-9732
$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.
Fruit & Vegetables BURKE’S Order Big Everbearing Strawberries 10lbs/$26., Canning Peaches, 20 lbs $24, 10 lbs $13. Cantaloupe. Cherries 20 lbs $40., 10 lbs $22.50; Carrots & beans. Beets 25 lbs $20. Less $1.00 lb. Pickling cucumbers $1.50/lb. Larger dills, $1.00/lb. Order Canning tomatoes 25 lbs $18.75. 250545-2093 HOLD IT! Free stone Peaches, $0.72/lb bulk. Early apples, eating plums, and apricots. 250-766-4198 or 250-7663346 evenings. NOW taking orders pickling cukes $1.20 lb; bread & butter .50¢ lb; canning tomatoes 25lb box $12.50; carrots .50¢ lb. Call Mike 250-546-3400
Furniture BRAND NEW Queen Mattress & Box Set. Company coming? Tired of your old mattress? Still in plastic Mfg. warranty 250.870.2562
Oval Teak Dining Table 41”x59” 2 leaves, 98” L. $225. (250)309-1323
See our website for details & photos
s Dodd Dodd s WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 • 6:00 P.M. ESTATE AUCTION High Quality Furnishings: 2 - 4 Pc Solid Wood Bedroom Suites, Leather & Upholstery Chairs, 4 Pc Desk Wall Unit, Pine Bedroom & Dining Furniture 3 Pc Bookshelf / Wall Unit, Heavy Coffee & End Table Set w/Matching Sideboard & Hall Table, Rocking Chair, Over 50 Modern Prints, Dining Table & 6 Chairs, Lamps & Decorative Items, Leather Sofa & Chair, Wall Mount Lighted Jewellery Box, Pr Upholstered Chairs, F/p Mantle, Ent. Units, Wooden Trunks, Fridges, Stoves, Air Conditioners, Neon Beer Signs & Large Selection of Beer Prints, Polk Audio Speaker System, Area Carpets, Meade Elec.Telescope, Computer Desks, 3 Fans, Framed Mirrors, Plus More 1990 Sea Ray 18’ Bowrider Boat with 135 HP Merc, 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 1992 Honda Accord
As New Bluebird Power Rake, Jet Key Cutting Machine & Bench, Drill Press, Wood Lathe, 5th Wheel Hitch, Table Saw, Garden Storage Units, HD Extension Cords, Wall Mount Pressure Washer, Metal Bandsaw Weed Trimmers & Blowers, Router, Shop Vacuum, Sawzall, Drill Press, Bench Grinder, Tires, Lockers, Lawnmower, Tool Boxes, Elec. Hand Tools, Elec. Winch, Copper Pipe, Golf Clubs, Camp Stove & More. Basix 6 Pc Drum Set w/6 Cymbols, Rack & Sound Pads (Large Nice Set)
++LOG CABIN ++ T&G Log Cabin with Wood Stove — 17’ x 9’, must be moved
www.doddsauction.com Viewing all day Wednesday at 3311-28th Avenue in Vernon Open for consignments: Mon - Fri 8:30 to 5:00 • Sat ‘til noon
Pets & Livestock
CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.
U-Pick Tomatoes & Peppers Peaches also available!
Fruit & Vegetables
DROWNING IN Debt? Cut debts more than 50% and debt free in half the time! Avoid bankruptcy! Free Consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1-877-556-3500 BBB Rated A+ GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com IF YOU own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits can lend you money: It’s that simple. Your credit/age/income is not an issue. 1-800-587-2161. M O N E Y P R OV I D E R . C O M . $500 Loan and more. No credit refused. Fast, easy, 100% secure. 1-877-776-1660.
Start of the Season!!
1 KM NORTH OF SWAN LAKE NURSERYLAND
NO ROCK TOO BIG NO PURCHASE TOO SMALL
TWIN sized captains bed. White with headboard and two bottom drawers, includes almost new twin mattress. $300. Call 250-542-1239.
Garden Equipment Mastercraft lawn tractor 14 hp, 42” cut, 7speed, new battery, $600. 250-545-2418 leave message. Newholland LS35 Ford, 18HP engine, new hydrostatic drive, lawnmower/snowblower & util trailer. Exc cond. $3100. 250546-0443
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 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
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BUSINESSES & SERVICES HOME MAINTENANCE / RENOVATIONS /CONSTRUCTION You Belong
COMPETITION EXTERIORS LTD (250) 309-3981 GUTTERS
BUSHOP Repair & Fabrication The Small Job Specialist
Home Repairs • Custom Creations Drywall • Pressure Washing And Much More
You WILL be noticed and get MORE business by placing an ad in this directory
‘Framing to Flooring’ Licensed & Insured
Ron @ 250.309.0435 nulookhomeworks.ca www.nulookhomeworks.ca
WINDOWS & DOORS Windows, Doors & now...
Renovation Specialists - We Can Do It! NEW Quality Professional Installations
Showroom www.odws.ca 2001 - 43 St, Vernon BC • 250-542-1294
HANDS Renovations & Repairs Painting & Decorating Kitchens & Bathrooms Seniors Discount
Quality Work Guaranteed
BUSINESS DIRECTORY QUESTIONS?
QUALITY BATHROOM RENOVATIONS INC.
TUB TO SHOWER • CUSTOM SHOWERS • TUBS VANITIES • COUNTERTOPS • SINKS • FAUCETS • TOILETS ACCESSORIES • TILING • DESIGN • PACKAGES
ͻ RenovaƟon - all phases ͻ DIz ConsulƟng ͻ Interior & Reno Design • Home Detailing & Staging 27 yrs experience, references, before/ĂŌer pics
Brian Harris 250-540-6205 (cell) or 250-549-5110
LICENSED AND INSURED
A-Z Renovations • Renos • Repairs • Home Projects • Kitchen • Bathroom • Electrical • Plumbing • Carpentry • 25 Yrs Exp
1044 Middleton Way, Vernon
• New Construction or Renovations • Installations • Milgard Vinyl, Fiberglass & Aluminum Windows • Interior & Exterior Doors • FREE ESTIMATES Toll Free 1-800-661-8003 • Phone (250) 545-6096 • Fax (250) 545-1977
OK Landing Lawn & Garden RESIDENTIAL | COMMERCIAL | STRATA
PAINTING SIMPLY CEILINGS AND WALLS
Repaints our specialty! • Walls • Doors • Windows • Trim • Textured Ceilings Painted - Repaired or Retextured GET MY ESTIMATE OR PAY TOO MUCH! Free Estimates • www.timetopaint.com or
WHITESTONE PAINTING HANDYMAN
Since 1989 - Free Estimates
LANDSCAPING & CONSTRUCTION
Concrete - Foundations Concrete - Concrete Floors “All Your Concrete Needs” - Driveways - Retaining Walls SENIORS DISCOUNT - Sidewalks/Curbs Ph: 558-5452 • Cell: 308-8268 - Suspended Slabs
Construction - Framing - Siding/Roofing Hardi Plank/Vinyl - Decks/Patios - Renos Complete - Post & Beam
TO ADVERTISE IN THE BUSINESS DIRECTORY PLEASE CONTACT THE CLASSIFIEDS DEPARTMENT AT
Residential & Commercial
• HEDGE & SHRUB, TRIM & SHAPE • FRUIT TREE PRUNING • MOW • TREE REMOVAL • PLANTING • CLEAN-UP • DUMP HAUL • WEED
Call Matt 250-306-9896
250-558-5342 • 250-550-9405
SHRUB & HEDGE SHAPING TREE PRUNING & REMOVAL MOWING, LEAF & WEED REMOVAL YARD CLEANUP & HAUL AWAY REGULAR MAINTENANCE
RES & COMM • VERNON & AREA
E IN THE IS T R E V D ORY TO A S DIRECT HE BUSINES T ACT
FREE ESTIMATES WORK GUARANTEED 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE
CONCRETE & CONSTRUCTION
• MOWING • YARD CLEANUP • SHRUB/HEDGE SHAPING • Leaf Removal • Pruning • Nutrient Management Jake 250-351-5478 Cell
Excavating • Water/Utility Lines Site Prep • Retaining Walls Augering • Drainage/Ditching Grading • Single Axle Dumptruck
NT PLEASE CO PARTMENT AT D DE CLASSIFIE
A+ with the BBB / Twitter@WattieCon
CLEANING SERVICES Bonded & Insured Contact us for ALL types of eco-friendly cleaning!
Call Melissa 1.250.804.7979 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pro Junk Removal Services
• Bin Rentals and Call for Service 7 days a week • Truck Services Vernon & surrounding areas • Residence - Cottage • Barns & Yards Call the clean up crew • Business - Estate Sales We haul it all - no job too small! email@example.com
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BUSINESSES & SERVICES You Belong
You WILL be noticed and get MORE business by placing an ad in this directory
SUPERIOR DECK LTD
VINYL DECKING â€˘ ALUMINUM RAILING Kelowna â€˘ WinďŹ eld
Vernon â€˘ Salmon Arm
15124 Middle Bench Road, Oyama, BC V4V 2C4 â€˘ Fax: 250-548-4045
You WILL be noticed and get MORE business in this directory CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT
250-550-7900 FENCE CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT
250-550-7900 Misc. for Sale
Stucco, Re-stucco & Repairs
25 + years Experience
CUSTOM HOME DRYWALLER NEW OR RENO BOARD, TAPE & SPRAY CALL KYLE 250-308-4663
Raise & Level Sunken Concrete â€˘ Mudjacking Polyurethane Lifting â€˘ Free Estimates
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CONTACT THE CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT
Chain Link, Cedar, Ornamental & Vinyl Fences Commercial & Residential â€˘ 15 Years Experiece â€˘ Free Estimates
Chris Cell 309-0410 â€˘ www.kalcocontracting.com
Misc. for Sale
TARPS! TARPS! â€œBEST PRICES IN TOWN!â€?
10X8 weave (Medium Duty)
Misc. for Sale
Misc. for Sale
Furniture Emporium WANTED: Good used Medical equipment, walkers, power lift chairs, scooters and other items. Phone 250-545-0240
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
STEEL BUILDINGS, Metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca
CALL DODDS AUCTION 250-545-3259
TOP DOLLAR PAID Removal, Scrap Cars & Metals, large or small, Farm & Industrial Equipment, & Complete Property Reclamation. Used Tire Sale (250)503-7003 Walk in cooler 4x5â€™, 6â€™ H, $1,100. Commercial meat grinder, model Biro 6642, 3 phase.$1,100. Cedar log cabin package, 18x18â€™. $9,000.250838-7621. WANTED: Good used furniture, beds & appliances. Phone Furniture Emporium, 250-545-0240 Water distiller for sale. $300. 250-545-6900
Quality furniture, household appliances, antiques, collectables and vehicles for CONSIGNMENT. www.doddsauction.com.
STARTING AT $2.19
WHITE TARPS 10X10 weave (Heavy Duty)
STARTING AT $3.99
BLACK TARPS 14X14 weave (Industrial Duty)
STARTING AT $5.49
Enderby: 1503 Northern Ave, Aug 22thru25, 10-3, Small appliances, dishes, materials, furniture, snow blower & more
MATTRESS REPLACEMENTS SINGLE TO KING SIZE 2â€? TO 6â€? THICK - CUSTOM CUT OR CUSTOM ORDER MEMORY FOAM TOPPER PADS - 3LB DENSITY SINGLE TO KING SIZE - 2â€? & 3â€? THICK
CUSHION REPLACEMENTS TORN OR TATTERED? SOFAS, CHAIRS, OTTOMANS, SNOWMOBILES SEATS, TRACTORS
YOU NEED IT - WE WILL CUT IT!
CAMPING FOAM, MEDICAL WEDGES & BOLSTERS, PILLOWS
â€œ A CUT ABOVE THE RESTâ€? FIND US ON FACEBOOK
3325 31ST AVE., VERNON 250-545-9820 â€˘ OUT OF TOWN CALL 1-800-663-2887
What: Costume Sale When: August 24 & August 25 10 am to 4 pm Where: Powerhouse Theatre 2901 - 35th Avenue, Vernon
1 menâ€™s bike , Willington Devinci. Asking $900. Rode 6hrs. (250)547-0109 Art works: original, contemporary, acrylic on canvas. Call Margaret at 250-558-0239. AT LAST! An iron filter that works. IronEater! Fully patented Canada/U.S.A. Removes iron, hardness, smell, manganese. Since 1957. Visit our 29 innovative inventions; Phone 1-800-BIG-IRON, www.bigirondrilling.com Electrolux 2100+pwr nozzle $225.; Craftsman Miter Saw & Stand $175. (250)542-5698 Giant Yukon MT Bike Hardtail with front forks. Very good condition. $300. Call 250-306-8051 Graco playpen, like new. $100. Baby seat attaches to table. $25. Youth name brand T-shirts, like new. $50 for all. 250-308-7671. NEED BUILDING PLANS New or renovation. Call Okanagan Blue Print. 250-558-8791 Place a ClassiďŹ ed word ad for any item under $500 for $11.05 plus tax. Max 3 lines or less. Runs 3 community and 4 daily papers. Excluding Pets for sale. RESTLESS LEG Syndrome and leg cramps? Fast relief in one hour. Sleep at night. Proven for over 32 years. Mon-Fri 8-4 EST 1-800-765-8660. www.allcalm.com Sterling propane BBQ, like new, comes w/rotisserie & cover. $65. 250-545-0447
Misc. Wanted PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670 Wanted: Kash for copper/ brass- radiators, wire, plumbing. Also clean up yards/metal haul away. 250-546-3556
Musical Instruments ALPINE MUSIC SCHOOL Registering for Fall Classes 250-558-0010 or drop-in after 11am.
Sporting Goods Dakine black backpack, perfect cond, $20. Bauer Supreme ONE 35 skates size 6.5D, exc cond, $25. 250-5422359 GOLF: Predator Ridge Society membership for sale. Call 250545-6900 Hunting Season Kick Off & Customer Appreciation Day. Saturday Sept. 7th, 10am-6pm Celebrating over 25 years of Weber & Markin Gunsmiths, The Best Little Gun Shop Arround. Quality Firearms Buy & Sell. 250-762-7575 4-1691 Powick Rd, Kel. Like us on: Facebook.com/Webermarkin
Real Estate Acreage for Sale $75,000. 6.27 acres near Edgewood, Well, Hydro & Septic, 250-269-7328
Apt/Condos for Sale 2bdrm condo, 55+, close to all amenities, exc cond. move in ready$175,900. 250-549-4699 Furnish 2bdrm apt, ns/np 55+ 6-appl. f/p, $149,500. (or lease 1bdrm Sept-June 15 $875/mo) 27 Ave-37 St. 250-545-4818
For Sale By Owner Beautiful 3bdrm condo overlooking OK Lake, 1623 sq.ft, pool, hottub, exercise room, u/g prkg, no age limit. Asking $407,000. Agent chosen. 250545-5546 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 Lrg 3 or 4bdrm home w/finished bsmnt & rented 2bdrm daylight suite. 3759 Commonage Pl, Vernon. 250-545-4315, 250-558-9413. PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $140,000. www.orlandoprojects.com Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner financing. 250-558-7888 Semi-detached rancher, 2bdrm 2ba, enclosed grg, reduced to $249,900. 250-2600714, 250-260-3545
Mobile Homes & Parks MOBILE in quiet 55+ park. Walk to Lake. 2 bed + den, W/D, DW, F/S, 2 A/C units. Lavone 604-835-4111 $34,800 obo
Recreational 60â€™ Lakefront on Westside Rd w/quad bunk 32â€™ RV trailer sewer holding tank, hydro & water. $75,000. 250-938-0755
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Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent
1 bdrm $ suite ...............
2 bdrm $ suites ........... from
All suites include heat, hydro and hot water, F/S, W/D, AC and DW. No smoking / No pets. On-site Resident Manager.
Lease Incentives possible for new tenants
Northland Apartments (250) 260-1162
FOR RENT 1 bedroom apartments $695/mo. & up 3 appliances and 2 A/C.
WESTMOUNT APARTMENTS 3611 27th Ave.
1 Bedroom From $74500 +40 Adult, Secure Building, No Pets, No Smoking, Covered Parking, Elevator. MOVE IN INCENTIVES AVAILABLE. For more information, please call
1604 31st Street
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
GREEN VALLEY ESTATES Armstrong
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
Columbia Apartments Available Sept. 1 st
CENTURY MANOR AND EMBERS APTS 1 bedrm available NS/NP; Seniors, Close to Schubert Centre Clean & well maintained. 250-275-8066
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
Cottages / Cabins 1bdrm cabin for rent, , NP, NS, f/s, w/d, $650 + DD. 250547-6799, 250-547-6779. 2bdrm, 50+, private, BX, clean & bright, NS, no partying, n/p. Avail immed. $1100/mo. 250503-0840 2bdrm Cottage, Coldstream, n/s, f/s, pet neg. $750.+DD & util. Oct 1. RR (250)545-0955 Waterfront cabin on Mara lake, Sept 15-May 15. $550 month incl., Sat TV. 250-3060707.
Close to downtown. Seniors building. No Pets. Non-smoking.
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:
A New Tradition of Quality Living
Homes for Rent
2bdrm, lower Mission Hill, incl., w/d, f/s, g/f, all util.,storage shed, n/p, n/s, suitable for mature couple. $850. Avail Sept. 1. 250-545-4741.
Apt/Condo for Rent 1, 2 bdrm & bachelor, East Hill, Lakeview Manor, hardwood floors, n/p, n/s, on-site laundry. 250-260-5870. 1bdrm condo, level entry, private patio, swimming pool f/s, n/s, n/p, $750. (250)503-5465 1bdrm & studio apt. Clean & bright, in quiet well managed adult building, bus route, heat, h/w, cable, locker/prkg. n/s n/p $560. 250-550-4069 1 LARGE bdrm apart close to rec centre. N/P, N/S. $650 + utils. (250)307-4948 2 BD 2 ba Mara Condo. Close to downtown & walking distance to shopping. Immaculate condition w/lg deck. Air cond & wash/dry in unit. Secure underground parking. Call Mike 778-995-2323 2bdrm - Downtown near Schubert Centre, bright and clean, No pets, F/S, Heat & Hot Water incl. $675-$725/mo Call 250-308-8500 Armstrong 2 bdrm condo, close to d/t & schools, n/p, n/s, Sept 1, $800. 250-308-7172 City View Garden Apart., large garden area, rent from $625., laminate floors & designer finishes avail., Some pets ok. 250-307-0937 HILLSIDE TERRACE. 39th Ave, ADULT, clean & well maintained; 1 bdrm, N/S, N/P, rent incentive avail. 250-545-5773 LARGE 2bdrm apt. $750/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail Now. 250-869-9788 Lrg 2-bdrm apt, new flrs, quiet adult oriented, heat & water incl, $825, n/p, n/s, Sept 1st. 4011 - 27th St. 250-542-0669 RENT INCENTIVE ARLINGTON Apts 1 & 2 bedrooms, Clean & well maintained; Close to Schubert Centre Seniors - NS/NP Call: 250-275-8066
Duplex / 4 Plex
Discover the Secret!
4bdrm w/garage, Desirable BX, 2 bath, newly renovated, f/s, w/d, fenced yard, ns/np, $1195. Sept 1. 250-869-7373 Large 2-bdrm upper suite in fourplex, adult oriented, close to Kin Beach, n/s, n/p, util incl $825. (250)838-9657
Large 1 bedroom
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Mobile Homes & Pads 2bdrm+, reno’d, 5-appl, n/s, 15 min to Armstrong or Vernon Sept 1, $800. 250-540-6563 In Lumby 2bdrm $600/mo, 3bdrm, no dogs $850/mo. Gas heat, f/s, w/d, avail Sept 1. 250-503-7044
Homes for Rent 1bdrm House in Lavington, f/s, gas heat. 250-309-5956, 250-542-9419 2bdrm, 1ba Lumby house w/d, f/s, n/s, near shopping, refs req’d, $850/mo 250-503-7121.
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vernonhomes.ca/forrent 2bdrm, 407 Polson Ave, Enderby, Avail Oct 1, $975/mo, Call 250-550-4786 2bdrm, East Hill, newly reno’d, f/s, d/w, $950+dd Yearly lease. Available Oct 1. 250-542-9766 2 bdrm, located on 32 St., central D/T, w/d hook up, n/p, For more info call 250-545-9063. 3 bdrm 2 bath upper level with lakeview on Bellavista Rd. Stove, fridge, dishwasher, W/D, central A/C. Large covered patio w/gas BBQ hookup. 1yr lease, N/S, N/P, refs req. $1650 incl water, hydro, gas. Avail Sept 1. Call Luke or Liz 250-275-8840. ENDERBY - WINTER RENTAL - Furnished executive home. Oct. 1 - Apr. 30. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths. Incl. HD Satellite TV. Mature persons preferred. NS/NP. $850 mo. + utilities. 250-838-7038, firstname.lastname@example.org
Motels,Hotels 1BDRM, quiet, N/S, kitchenette, walk-out. Weekly/monthly $600-$630. Call 250-558-6837
Shared Accommodation 1 bedroom available in home near Armstrong. Rent includes full use of shared house and yard. $500.00 Call/txt 250-260-0102
1bdrm, D.T. $450 incl.util. furniture, cable. N/P, N/S. 250549-0644 1-ROOM $425- Fridge, cable utils incl, shared kitchen, bath, laundry, bus rte, lower East Hill. 250-558-3579 OCT 1. Female tenant looking for mature & reliable roommate to share furn. 2 bdrm home $600 + util. 305-8491587 Quiet, central, bus, int, appls, DD $390+util. Suits senior or quiet person! 250-549-7418
Storage 8’x8’x20’ unheated storage for as low as $90./mo; Call 250558-8791
Suites, Lower 1bdrm $700/mo, lots of daylight, internet, cable & util incl, new bsmn’t, near schools, NS/NP. 250-308-2499. 1bdrm, bright, quiet, lwr East Hill, n/s, n/p f/s, shared w/d,lrg fence yrd w/trees Sept 1 $750 incl int/util. Text 250-309-3455 1bdrm bsmt suite in quiet E. Hill, shared laundry, NP, NS. $700/mo. 250-542-7038 1bdrm, daylight suite, own laundry,n/p,n/s. $750 incl util. Avail Sept 1st. (778)212-6398 1bdrm. Furnished Lakefront, bright, reno’d. above ground, bsmt suite, Sept-May/June, w/d,NS/NP, Vernon, OK Landing. $750.+ util. 778-378-7296 1Bdrm Huge, immaculate, new garden Apt. in private home. Bella Vista, 5 new appl. Gas FP, bus rt, sep.ent, ns, pets neg. Avail Oct 1. $785/mo, Refs req. 250-545-1359 1bdrm, near Hunter Store, sep ent, w/d, ns/np, DD, ref’s, $700.incl util. (250)558-3019 2bdrm, 1bath, level entry,a/c close to Fulton, ns, np n/parties $850incl/utils Mature people $700incl/util for Single person Avl Sept 1. 250-558-3090 2bdrm bsmnt apartment, suits working couple, f/s, w/d, $850.util incl np 250-542-5728 2bdrm bsmnt suite, suit adult / couple, Avail now. $800 util incl, f/s, NS. Pet negot. 250545-0561 2bdrm bsmt suite, East Hill, sep entry/lndry, f/s, dw, $850 incl util. Mature individual. NS/NP/n-parties778-212-5556 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.
Furnished, ground lvl bsment suite. Lrg bright kitchen, combine bdrm/living room. Int + util incl. $650/mo. Avail Sept 1, suit for 1person. 250-558-2914 Lower-BX, bright, spacious 1bdrm, suits 1-professional NS/NP $600/inclusive. Avail Now. 250-545-4380. New 1 bdrm bsmnt suite, on small acreage, North of Vernon, pets negot. $650. 250309-8234 NEWER 1bdrm daylight suite quiet loc, Armstrong, f/s, w/d, ns/np suits 1, $700. incl utils, TV, int. R.R. 250-546-9067
Suites, Upper 1bdrm, for one quiet person, priv/entry, prkg & furnished deck w/view, util. & laundry incl, ns, np, $700. 250-5421427, 250-503-0781 2bdrm suite, new, East Hill, $850+util, np, ns, Avail September 1. 250-309-6016 Country living in Lumby, large 2 bdrm apartment, n/s, $750. Util incl Aug 31. 250-260-0217
Townhouses 2bdrm townhouse in Summerwind Estates near popular Kin beach. $1500/month. Single car garage, Heat pump, AC, microwave, F/S, D/W, W/D, b/i vacuum, patio & small yard. Very clean, neutral colors, 2 floors w/crawl space. No yard maintenance req’d. Utilities not incl. Reference & credit checks req’d. Call 250-5400828 for more info. 3bdrm 1.5ba, non strata, outdoor pets only. Dog run, sep yard for kids, $850/mo + util. Armstrong. 250-546-8647 Spacious 2bdrm 2bath, lrg master w/walk-in closet, garage + storage/studio, f/s, w/d, d/w, a/c, n/s, $1050. Call 250306-0996, 250-308-9108 Spacious 3bdrm family oriented Co-op $740/mo. +shared dep & participation req., avail. September 15th 250-2602872 after 6pm
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Cars - Domestic 1995 Pontiac Grand Am, auto, runs well, pwr all, a/c, dent on drivers side $1000. (250)5466854
2000 MAZDA 626 LX V6 127kms, A/C, & great heater, radio, CD, full set winters mounted. Great shape, very clean in & out, mechanical kept up to date, 2 sr. owners, great as first car or university.
$4250.00 or offers Please Phone: 250-860-5108
1970 Dart Swinger 4-speed Project car, twin scoops, wing, build sheet etc. $5500. 250547-0081
Auto Accessories/Parts ENGINE hoist & leveler, $150 FIRM. 4 Buick alloy wheels & summer tires, Uniroyal 215R70-16 $400. 250-558-1411 FREE Removal of unwanted vehicles etc. Dead or Alive Auto Recycling. Call Leo (250)550-5245 Nokian 205/60/R16 summer tires used one season $50. ea 250-542-3449 after 6pm RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685. Wanted to buy Winter tires for Dodge Caravan, 225/65R/16/ 100S. 788-422-2500 Armstrong, evenings. WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.
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Cars - Sports & Imports 1994 Mustang GT Convertible All options, 5.0 engine, auto, leather, recent high performance tires. Not Winter driven. All receipts, great cond. Asking $5,400. 250-545-1592. 1997 MAZDA Protege, in good running condition. Great for new driver. 778-484-3838 or 250-878-2588.
1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9 Convertible Soft top, 5 speed manual. Heated leather seats,power windows, seats & mirrors. 4 new Uniroyal tires, Alpine stereo w/ipod wired in. Wind blocker on roll bars, Air bags and more. Summer driven only and garage stored during winter. Very Sleek looking & Well maintained. $14,000. (250)804-6399 2004 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport, exc cond, winters/rims. 114K, $9,500. 250-308-6224 2010 Toyota Prius, tan colour, power sunroof/windows, keyless entry, solar panel. Full warranty w/roadside assist. Only 64K. $19,500. Call 250-306-6556
19ft, 140HP Merc Cruiser, $5000. Great family boat, runs strong, professionally tuned, winterized & removed from the yacht club each winter. New ignition- starter. Throttle recently updated. All canvas only 2 seasons old. Recenlty reuholstered, fridge, sink, porta potty, sleeps 4. Trailer has new trailer tires, new hitch, rew-wired & new lights. Well cared for family boat. Original owner, well maintaned, lots of upgrades, & very reliable. For more info: 250-860-5205
1992 Campion Allante 170
with 115 HP Evinrude, open bow, tarps: bow cover, cockpit cover, convertible top, storage cover; mount for fishing motor; props: standard aluminum & stainless steel; trailer. In good condition. Asking $3900. Call: (250)868-2079
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
2001 Pontiac Grand AM GT, auto, sunroof, ac, all pwr, winters, $3700.obo 250-309-3919
Antiques / Classics
1973 18’ Holiday Camper Trailer, new wiring, solar panel, asking $3500. 250-5470109 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 350 Chev 1985, 22’ motorhome, fridge, stove, oven, furnace, roof air, good tires. Ready to go!$5,500. obo. 250-308-9821. 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
2000 Sea Ray bowrider, 18’ w/ trailer, Sport model, low hrs, 3.0L, 135 hp. excellent cond. $11,500. 250-260-4261. 2007 15’ Legend Allsport 4 Stroke, 40hp, merc motor, fishfinder, 2 electric down riggers, full stand up top Trailer. As new $11,500, (250)5453123 3 Seater Banana Boat (riding tube), Super Sub 6000, Used 2x, $300.obo (250)549-4786
1995 2dr Yukon, diesel, no rust. Exc cond. Asking $4500. (250)547-0109
2007 TOYOTA 4RUNNER limited V8, 4WD, nautical blue, 131km., 1 owner, near pristine condition in & out, full load including: moon roof, leather, GBL 6 CD changer. Includes summer & winter tires & wheels, ample tread remaining. $21,900 OBO Phone: 250-870-3888 or Email: email@example.com
16’ Princecraft Pontoon boat. 25 HP Mercury 4 stroke engine. Many extras. 838-0961
BEACH BUNNIES Upscale Men’s Spa #32-2789 Hwy 97 www.beachbunnies.ca 250-448-8854 MALE 4 Male Erotic Massage $95, waxing, intimate grooming & skin care. Winfield, 9-9 Daily 250-766-2048 MS. EMILY MARIE: Upscale Companion Sensual & Petite. 34B~26~38 Vernon: Aug. 27th (3pm) to Aug. 28th (10am). Luxurious hotel incall. Call 250-507-1227 or online at: www.msemilymarie.ca SOOO SEXY SANDY The Original K-Town Girl. 38D, 29, 34. Let’s Play! 878-1514 Vernon’s Best! Jayde 24, Starla 40, Savanna 21,Alice 19. Short notice appts.For your safety & comfort, in/out 250-307-8174. DTWN. Hiring!
Trucks & Vans 2006 GMC 3500 CC, 4x4 auto, 6L gas, pw/pl, flat deck 8x8.6, hidden 5th wheel 137K. $15,800 obo. 250-307-0002
Motorcycles 2010 Harley Sportster, 1200 cc, very low kms, like new, extras. $9900. 250-541-0255
Recreational/Sale 1994 26’ Citation 5th Wheel. Incl. hitch, ac, mw, tv, extras. $5500. 250-838-2245
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Aug. 22, 2013
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The best answer will be to collect your current Mortgage information for us to review the agreement that you have on your existing home as each Lender will have different terms for using portability of your mortgage to a new home. It is best to be preapproved ahead of time, so that the Lender can assess your new application and the time frame you will have to find a suitable property. Portability will allow you to transfer your exact mortgage balance, interest rate and term to a new property, but you must re-qualify for the Mortgage. Some Lenders offer a short 30 day Port window, while most offer 90-120 days and some will not allow the mortgage to Ported to a new property at all. You also may have opted for a No Frills Mortgage, where the interest rate was lowered below the market rates, but you lost the ability to use Portability, as well a the assumption feature of the mortgage by a buyer and any prepayments on the mortgage. (One of the large National Bank Lenders had this product last year as a Sales Campaign.). We are happy to review the information with you. OAC/E&O
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What’s the new law about Common Law Marriages in BC? Recent legislation in British Columbia has codified just what a common law marriage is and what the ramifications of living in common law are.
After two years of living together, or living together and having a child, you will be treated by the law almost the same as if you were actually married. In case of a break-up, the property-sharing regime is similar in common law as in a marital relationship. Relationships may fail. To avoid any unpleasant surprises it is wise to have a cohabitation agreement early in the relationship when things start to turn ‘serious’. It can protect your assets and spells out the respective obligations of the parties. It beats having to go to court, pouring out your life story in public and having some person in a black robe make decisions for you that affect you for a life time.
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I was looking at my masonry chimney the other day and noticed that the bricks were stained and cracked; the mortar appeared to be deteriorating as well. What causes this and how can it be stopped?
This is caused by cracking and deterioration of the concrete collar or “crown” around the top of the chimney. Over time the crown cracks & storm water finds its way through the cracks & into the bricks or masonry units. Once there it freezes & thaws, cracking the bricks, deteriorating the mortar joints & in worse cases the brick faces break off. The repair is to clean up the crown, seal all the cracks & around the flue with a good, flexible concrete caulking; then seal the rest of the crown with a good concrete sealant. This should stop the deterioration. Re-sealing should be done every two years or as required. In worse cases, re-pointing the mortar & re-placing some of the bricks may be required. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure; fix the crown cracks before the bricks or masonry units are damaged. And remember, when in doubt, always ask an expert.
How common is deafness? What causes it? Does it affect one gender more than another?
Deafness and/or hearing impairment affects about 1 in every 10 people in North America. Deafness and hearing impairment has many causes including, noise, aging, head trauma, drugs, ear infections, genetics, tumors and other medical problems. More men seem to have hearing problems at this time because of working around noise, but this is changing as more women now work in noisy environments. It is important that you have a hearing test if you think your hearing is impaired for any of these reasons.
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We are considering selling our home and buying a new home. We would like to move our mortgage with us to the new property but how long do we have to find a replacement?
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What is a Feng Shui Consultant?
A Feng Shui Consultant is someone you hire to assess your home (or business) to see how the space can support better health, wealth and happiness. Similar to how your own body works, if you are strong mentally, physically and emotionally, you can achieve success. However, if there is a weak link in any of these areas, it will affect your performance. Your home is exactly the same: I can see where the weak links are, and more importantly, how to strengthen them. When you are well supported in your home, you are more likely to use your skills for stronger emotional wellbeing, career success and a flourishing romance. Remember success is a science: if you have the conditions, you get the results. As a highly successful Feng Shui Consultant, I can identify the conditions so you can achieve the results… and yes, I’m the old fashioned classic doctor: I make house calls…
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often should my home Q:How be checked while I’m away? A:
The frequency of home checks varies among insurance companies – from every day, to once a week. These differences are based on the carriers’ past experience. Usually, an insurance carrier will agree to reduce the frequency if the home is checked regularly by a qualified home watch service. Your insurance broker can explain the specific requirements of your particular insurance carrier.
Working with our clients, Comfort Home Supervision Services prepares a schedule of regular visits, and a detailed list of specific checks to be performed. During each visit we take time-dated photographs. Thus, in the event of a disaster, these photos are an up-to-date record of the contents of your home.
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