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RDNO guilty in contamination case ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff

A provincial court judge has found the Regional District of North Okanagan guilty of four charges in connection with a water contamination case. Mayland McKimm found the regional district guilty of failing to provide potable water, allow contamination of drinking water, introduce foreign matter into a well and operate a well in a manner to cause adverse impact in connection with the contamination of the Antwerp Springs water source in January 2010. About 3,500 people were notified in January 2010 that the Antwerp Springs well source had been contaminated, and that they must not drink the water until bacteriological tests are clean. The source became contaminated after a series of failures and bizarre warm winter weather. Manure had been spread onto snow and frozen ground on a surrounding hillside near the Antwerp Springs wells, but on Jan. 13, 2010 a heavy rainfall landed on top of the substantial snowpack. That caused the snow to melt rapidly, and the water landing on the snowpack flushed the effluent into a culvert which then went to various drains and ultimately onto a field near the Antwerp Springs wells. McKimm said it was not possible to determine how effluent entered the Antwerp Springs well and was pumped into the distribution system. “I’m not satisfied on the balance of probability that the regional district did use due diligence in avoiding the risk to the shallow well (one of three wells at Antwerp) to become contaminated and thereafter provide non-potable water to the users,” said McKimm. The judge said in delivering his decision Wednesday that the regional district had known for more than a decade that there were “significant issues with a cross-connection to the drainage system around the well and the well itself,” and had been ordered on a number of separate occasions to install a backflow preventer to minimize a contamination risk. “They did not do so,” said McKimm of RDNO. The regional district maintained dialogue with Interior Health about other

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Users of the Antwerp Springs water source in Coldstream were required in January 2010 to get clean water after the source became contaminated. The Regional District of North Okanagan was found guilty on four charges in connection with the contamination Wednesday. options to manage the risk. McKimm said IH approved the continuing use of the well and agreed to allow RDNO to manage the risk by a vigorous regime of monitoring. “That continued to allow the district to place the risk intended on that approach on the users,” said McKimm. “...In my view, that does not absolve them of liability.” Once the regional district became aware the potential for a cross-connection exist-

ed, said McKimm, “they were aware the well was at risk.” “It was incumbent on the regional district to determine with clarity the source of the cross-connection and any other vulnerabilities within the system,” said the judge. “They did not do so. They continued to put the users at risk.” Crown lawyer Joel Gold said McKimm gave a thorough and considerate decision. 2013 TOYOTA

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“Crown is pleased he did so because this is an area where there aren’t a lot of decisions,” said Gold. “It’s clear to the Crown and the public that the judge kept the safety and health of the environment and the water users at the forefront when coming to the decision.” RDNO board chairperson Patrick Nicol was disappointed with the decision, saying RDNO had a strong case and insisted staff did work with great due diligence. “We were met with a challenge on that day with a weather circumstance I don’t believe we’ve seen in 50 years,” said Nicol. “We handled it so there were no incidents. We worked tenaciously on the water system to serve some 80,000 people. We’ve been one of the leaders in trying to bring potable water to small and some urbanized areas. We’ve done it at great cost.” The regional district said Thursday through a news release that the decision suggests “a utility must shift more from the management of risks to the reduction and elimination of risks within its system.” “This may be a very financially onerous task,” said RDNO. “The decision reinforces that we at the RDNO must diligently proceed to complete and implement the Master Water Plan, something the RDNO is committed to do.” Sentencing submissions by both Crown and the RDNO’s attorney will be heard Oct. 16. The District of Coldstream, Pan-ORamic Farms and its then owner were also charged in connection with the contamination. The district pleaded guilty in June 2012 to one count of failing to provide potable water and was fined more than $18,000. Defence expects to seek a similar monetary penalty for RDNO. Asked if the regional district should have done something similar to avoid a trial, Nicol said the price of democracy is not cheap. “The board unanimously believed there was due diligence involved,” he said. “That’s one of the reasons you can defend yourself.” Crown would not say how much it will be asking the regional district to pay. Pan-O-Ramic Farms and its former owner also entered guilty pleas and were fined $1,000 each and ordered to make a $7,000 contribution to the Heritage Conservation Trust Fund.

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Donations bring manager off roof reminds Tennant, who plans to continue his annual efforts again next Spending seven nights braving the year. cold, wind and rain, Jim Tennant got David MacBain, Salvation Army a taste of what many less fortunate community ministries director, people endure everyday. is overjoyed with the support and “It kind of took me to where a lot Tennant’s dedication. of people in the community are,” said “Jim, he’s got a heart of gold. He Tennant, manager of Savedoesn’t have to do this, On-Foods in Vernon. this is his own initiative,” Tennant spent seven said MacBain, who spent days camped out on the Monday and Wednesday roof of the Village Green nights up on the roof with Centre for his second year Tennant. raising funds and goods After being lifted down — Tennant for the food bank. by Armstrong Crane Thanks to the commuThursday, the pair were nity’s generosity, the Rooftop Food thrilled to touch down and even Drive collected about 15,000 pounds kissed the ground. of food as Tennant came down “It’s been quite an experience, Thursday morning. we’ve had all kinds of weather and “It all adds up and it sure makes some interesting conditions,” said a difference in our community,” said Tennant, who even woke up to frost Tennant of the amount collected so one morning, which blanketed the far, which is close to last year’s total. roof and the collection kettle he danAnyone who can add to the collec- gled down for passersby to drop some tion can continue to drop donations change in. off at Save-On-Foods this weekend After hugging his wife and being or the Salvation Army food bank greeted by applause from his staff, anytime. next to the stacks of food collected “Hunger never sleeps and doesn’t at Save-On-Foods, Tennant headed stop the need in our communities,” home for a warm shower. Jennifer Smith

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Assessment sought in case of murder suspect roger knox Morning Star Staff

An assessment under the Mental Health Act has been applied for in B.C. Supreme Court in the case of a 95-year-old Vernon man accused of murder. The application to assess John Furman was to be heard Wednesday in Supreme Court in Kamloops. Furman is charged with murder in connection with the death of William May, 85, at the Polson extended care facility in Vernon Aug. 18. “Mr. Furman is charged with very serious matters, but intention has to be proven,” said Glenn Verdurmen, Furman‘s lawyer. “In these particular circumstances, he’s 95, has a very good record in the community

and is very well loved by the community. “His capacity is what’s in question right now.” The application before Supreme Court is for Furman to undergo an assessment at a Kamloops facility. Verdurmen said that assessment will be “very determinate” of the matter concerning his capacity. “The expectation is, there will be a question that he could form any intention to commit such a crime,” said Verdurmen of the murder charge. A decorated Second World War veteran who has no immediate family in Vernon, Furman was supported in provincial court Wednesday by a dozen community members, including his powers of attorney. Nobody would speak to the media.

“These people care for him enormously,” said Verdurmen. “They’re very concerned about what’s happening to him. They are cognizant that he has a sterling reputation and was a contributor to the nation and the community. “From what the accusations are, it’s very much out of character from the way he’s lived his whole life.” Asked several questions by reporters if he’d spoken to Furman, if he could say if Furman was remorseful or depressed, Verdurmen declined to answer anything about discussions with his client. The matter against Furman was adjourned until Nov. 27. Furman’s original court matter was on Aug. 21.

“The system works slowly sometimes,” said Verdurmen.

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Local MLAs insist housing allowances aren’t being abused. Linda Reid, speaker of the Legislature, will review B.C.’s MLAs possibly receiving $1.1 million in allowances for accommodations in Victoria this year although the House is not sitting this fall. “There was a five-week sitting in July and that’s never happened before,” said Eric Foster, VernonMonashee MLA. Foster also points out that MLAs are frequently in the capital for caucus and committee meetings. “I am in Victoria two nights this week, two nights next week and three on the following week,” said Foster, who Greg Kyllo rents an apartment there. Greg Kyllo, Shuswap MLA, also stands by the current funding structure. ‘“We’re spending a lot of time there,” he said. “I sit on six different committees and I am spending on average, three days a week on the road to Victoria or Vancouver.” Reid has also indicated she will review the policy that permits non-Victoria MLAs to claim up to $1,000 a month in housing expenses without submitting a receipt. Foster doesn’t believe a change in the rules is required. “We’re making more work out of something. Some will have to process that (receipts),” he said. Foster doubts anyone is using the money for items other than housing, whether it is staying at a hotel, renting an apartment or purchasing a home. “What will someone do, sleep in their car?” he said. “You have to stay somewhere. I’m not sure when you’ve been to Victoria lately, but there’s nothing cheap to stay in.” Besides claiming $1,000 a month without a receipt, MLAs can also submit receipts for up to $1,580 monthly for housing or they can hand in receipts for hotel rooms to a maximum of $1,416 a month. “It’s not extravagant,” said Kyllo, who is staying in hotels while in Victoria. Foster admits he is frustrated with the media focus on the Legislature not sitting during the fall when he and other MLAs are busy with a range of activities. “People have a misconception that we’re all at the golf course if we’re not in Victoria which is ridiculous,” he said while at a budget session in Kamloops.

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y my count, this will be the final column I write in my 40s. In 21 days – or, as I like to remind friends, family and colleagues, 20 shopping days – I turn 50. I have watched a great number of friends turn 50 this year. Rod was given a cane and fake Viagra at his bash. I missed the party where Donna received a bouquet of prunes. Lise’s friend Trenna threw an amazing Amazing Race-themed party. I was with birthday girl Lise and our team was the last to arrive at the finish line in Spallumcheen, Lise’s house. Brian, Clay and myself went to Duncan to surprise Roger Knox our mutual friend John at what turned out to be a fabulous almost 50-hour 50th birthday party. Our arrival was a complete surprise to John. I told him I couldn’t make the party because of work and distance. Clay lied and said he was opening a new store up north. Brian snubbed John altogether, never replying to the invitation. The look on John’s face was priceless when we showed up unexpectedly on a Friday night, the day before his wife Eva threw a raucous party, complete with barbecued pork. John received a handcrafted bar from his family, accompanied by four (probably could have been 50 but that would have been costly) kegs, all a delightful vintage called Shock Top Belgium White. He also got a bouquet of prunes from us. By the way, Brian (oldest), Clay (youngest) and I were born 10 days apart in October. Just an interesting tidbit. In July, my high school graduation class – Vernon Senior Secondary Class of 1981 – threw a collective 50th birthday party for all of us at Paddlewheel Hall. More than 100 grads from a class of nearly 500 turned out, including two who travelled from Nova Scotia and Ontario. We all had a great time and some of us managed, at our ages, to make it to 3:30 a.m. (we were cleaning the hall).

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The Year of Turning 50, for me anyway, is time for reflection. I think that’s only human nature. Without question, the greatest moment of my life happened 13 days after my 36th birthday. I became a father to one incredible son who makes me more and more proud with each passing day. I can’t believe he’s in high school now. My family has always been there for me. Through good times, bad times, dark times. They’ve tied me to a telephone pole in a back yard so I wouldn’t run away. They’ve kept secrets from me. They’ve messed with my car radio. They’ve driven across the white line on the shoulder of the road near Grand Forks and said “Look, you’re now in the United States.” They’ve played April Fool’s pranks on me. They’ve also given me a place to live. They’ve helped me move more than 25 times since high school. They’ve given me unconditional love. The friends I mentioned earlier are part of a large circle that I am blessed to have in my life. One thing about turning 50: I have met a lot of fabulous people in my lifetime. I haven’t travelled extensively (those who know me well know going to Kelowna is a chore) but I am thrilled to have been to Mexico at least once. I think about my career. I’ve been a broadcast and print journalist for 30 years. There isn’t a lot of money in it. There wasn’t when I started, and there isn’t now. But this job has allowed me to interview some amazing people, celebrities, and I’ve had the chance to visit most of B.C. and other parts of Canada. I think about personal relationships and marriage. I don’t have either right now, though I have tried to learn from each that I have had. Right now, I’m on my own and I’m happy. Happy to have a job, a roof over my head, a great kid, great friends. So no regrets. And this is not a time to look back (something might be gaining on me, besides weight). It’s a time to look forward. I’m happy to be turning 50 in 20 shopping days. You can even get me a bouquet of prunes, though I would prefer a bouquet – that is, 12 – of Belgian White Shock Top in bottles.

There is a perplexing situation surrounding the Liberals hinging the economic future of the province on liquefied natural gas to the tune of more than $400 billion in revenue. The importance of natural gas to the Liberal government first made light during the election campaign, when the Liberals promised to clear the provincial debt and establish a Prosperity Fund with natural gas royalties and revenues. Since winning the election, the Liberals have continued to rest much of the province’s future economic success on the natural gas industry. In fact, Clark is heading out on tour, to essentially promote the natural gas industry in B.C. With this kind of talk, the province is counting its chickens before they’ve hatched. The problem is, the natural gas industry in British Columbia is in its infancy. Of the handful of proposed liquefied natural gas plants alluded to in the Prosperity Fund calculations, three have received export permits, although clients have yet to be secured, and only two have passed environmental reviews. Then there are the pipelines needed to get the natural gas to the LNG plants, most of which have not passed through the environmental assessment stage. But Clark is going out there, telling the world B.C.’s natural gas industry will be providing clean energy to the rest of Canada and the world, although environmental groups dispute the “clean” part. Hinging the province’s future on what can best be called unhatched chickens is not very prudent. Unless, of course, Clark knows something about the regulatory process she isn’t sharing right now. —Penticton Western News


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tall meters I read with interest the letter from Kim Laporte and I concur. Did a giant install those new parking meters? I cannot see the screen at all and have to take it on faith that the money I deposit is actually giving me time. And in this town, it has happened more than once that a meter is broken and has not given me the time I’ve paid for. So I’m the kind of gal who likes to check. Every time I put money in, I jump, literally jump up, to check if it has given me the time I’ve paid for. Thankfully, I am usually in sneakers. I’d hate to be doing that in heels. And heels, unless they were six inches high, would not help me see the screen. As it is, jumping barely helps me see the screen. I’d like to meet the jolly-green wise guy whose bright idea it was to install these meters. Bridget trainor evidence missing Lorne Hunter’s letter concerning GM agriculture has many misleading arguments. He begins by presenting an argument about the rigorous scrutiny that Health Canada and the CFIA use to “assure” us that the

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o begin, I'd like to say a big thanks to B.C. Transit. Over the past few years. there has been much debate over adding buses on the 90 route from Vernon to UBCO in Kelowna. They have managed to fix most of the problems and it is much simpler for us commuters to get to school at a reasonable time. However, there are still a few main issues that I would like to bring forth as suggestions. First of all, a beautiful new highway was built by the province between Oyama and Winfield. Though many do not know, the 90 route bus still uses the old road to Kelowna which now has a reduced speed limit of 50

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GMOs are safe. What is missing is actual scientific evidence concerning the safety of these foods. What can be found are “assurances” from agricultural/chemical companies that their products are safe, but scientific procedures are not released for independent replication of the studies, a necessity for scientific proof. He states specifically that “new traits cannot be transferred to other plants,” which is wrong. Companies have sued Canadian farmers for growing GM food for the very reason that their crops were crosscontaminated by other GM crops (Google Percy Schmeiser). If there have been “trials and scrutiny,” references and sources need to be supplied, otherwise trial and scrutiny does not stand up to scientific principles. The rest of the article is mostly about the economic impact of GM agriculture in Canada. Yes it is large, but when a large corporation is willing to adjudicate its way to a position of strength, it can corner a large share of the market. Regardless, agriculture has been and always will be a large part of our economy. It is not the GMOs that have necessarily made it so large. People need to eat. Agriculture will always be with us.

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Among Hunter’s economic arguments he introduces the use of glyphosate “for single-spray weed control” meaning that it kills everything natural but not the GM crop. Even this is wrong as there is scientific evidence that a variety of weeds have become glyphosate resistant. Other problems have been recognized with GM crops such as soil degradation, water depletion, and the economic parameters of being locked into the agri-corporations regulations and rules for supplying seed, fertilizers, pesticides, and ultimately marketing. He argues that “conventional agriculture has coexisted with organic agriculture” implying that organic agriculture is not conventional, although thousands of years of human agricultural history demonstrates otherwise. He argues that organic agriculture is a “marketing tool," which it is. Yet at the same time, all GM advocates I have encountered fully resist having any of their crops or products labelled as GMO. If Mr. Hunter is so proud of GM crops, surely he would want to label them all boldly in order to compete with the “conventional organic crops.” Let the consumer make the choice. His final argument is also wrong

My question is why one main bus stop has not yet been created for Oyama or why they do not have their own bus? Also, by the time we arrive in Oyama, the bus is usually full. My very last complaint is perhaps the most important to me. It would be phenomenal if B.C. Transit added a 10 a.m. bus to the 90 route. It seems silly to complain after B.C. Transit has solved so many problems already, but many of us start classes at 11:30 a.m. and it is exceptionally frustrating to have to board the 9 a.m. bus to make that class. All of these are suggestions that I hope will be at least taken into consideration. candice lipski

when he says an anti GM resolution “is a direct threat to the stability of our provincial agricultural economy.” No, it might threaten the stability of the agri-businesses but in no way will it threaten agriculture as a whole. There are many “conventional” farmers whose produce would rapidly fill the shelves emptied of the vastly overrated GMOs, making for a healthier and safer environment and food platter. GM crops have not increased crop yields except as a result of increased planting, not increased yield per acre. They tend to be monocrop agriculture, denying the variability that has been the mainstay of conventional agriculture for thousands of years. GM foods have not proven to be beneficial to anyone but the agribusinesses. Jim miles great care I would like to give my wholehearted support to all of the staff at the Polson special care unit. My husband was there for a long period of time and always received excellent care from all of the staff. I never once doubted their ability. The staff were always very professional, caring, understanding and well informed to care for

people with dementia in all stages. They always showed their love and concern for my husband as well as for me and were there for all. Again, I give my utmost support to all of the staff at Polson special They are special. clara grootveld

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A flagperson prevents vehicles from travelling along Vernon’s 32nd Street Wednesday afternoon because of a natural gas leak. Motorists were forced to find alternate routes because of the incident.

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down 32nd Street (Highway 97) from 43rd to 39th avenues from 2 to 4 p.m. after a construction backhoe ripped open a natural gas line. ““It’s the main route through town so it’s very busy there,” said Gord Molendyk, RCMP spokesperson. Flagpersons prevented vehicles from entering the impacted area and long lines of motorists made their way on to side streets. The incident occurred when a backhoe came into contact with a three-inch gas line at the old Waddy’s restaurant site. “That’s a fairly large gas line,” said Jack Blair, Vernon deputy fire chief. Firefighters were on scene trying to ensure that a spark from equipment didn’t ignite the blaze and create an explosion and fire. “There is always the potential on construction sites,” said Blair. “When there is a rupture, the gas can also follow the line into the building and create pockets.” The incident wrapped up shortly before 4 p.m. “As soon as Fortis crews arrived on scene, they shut it off,” said Blair of the natural gas.


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The District of Lake Country has upgraded the Oyama Lake source from a water quality advisory to a boil water notice. Test results returned Wednesday on water quality samples taken Tuesday showed the presence of bacteriological indicator organisms. Water technicians were able to immediately switch the system over to the Kalamalka Lake water source. “We are taking this very seriously,” said Michael Mercer, director of engineer- Michael Mercer ing and operations. “Due to the numerous rain events in the past week, the resulting decrease in water quality has made the chlorine residual a challenge to maintain, so we have been monitoring the

water quality frequently and increasing the dosage of chlorine. However, because it takes 24 hours to get test results, we feel it is crucial to issue an immediate boil water notice to everyone on the system.” There are about 270 properties in the affected area and sensitive customers on the district’s registry have been notified personally by phone and e-mail. Regular showering and irrigation should flush the old water from service lines and dead spots and the treated Kalamalka Lake water is already throughout the system. “We will continue to closely monitor the water quality,” said Greg Buchholz, operations manager. “We urge residents that rely on the Oyama Lake source not to drink any water without boiling it first until otherwise notified; and anyone that is feeling ill should see their doctor immediately.” No updates on water quality were known by press time.

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Rivers Day is being celebrated in Vernon and Enderby Sunday. The Allan Brooks Nature Centre and the Regional District of the North Okanagan invite the public to Polson Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. “There will be activities and games for kids, cake and information about waterways,” said Julie Melanson, with the ABNC.

“This annual celebration focuses on the values of all water from lakes, ponds and wetlands, to creeks, streams, and everything in between.” Music will be performed at the bandshell by the group 3hree of a Kind. Coinciding with Rivers Day is the 20th annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, which encourages individuals, commu-

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The complex was shut down Aug. 26 for renovations and annual maintenance. But a flood in the basement Sept. 2 delayed some of the work. Ross believes visitors will find some exciting improvements upon reopening of the facility. “They include a new dehumidification system within the aquatics centre, new overhead and in-pool LED lighting and a renovated

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Great Pumpkin run takes root Morning Star Staff

Armstrong’s popular Harvest Pumpkin Festival now includes a walk and run to support local groups. The Great Pumpkin Walk/Run is slated for Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 14. “This is an event for all age,” said chairperson Ron Neden. The event will support the Armstrong food bank (Okanagan Boys and Girls Club) and the Glad Tidings Church’s Brown Bag Lunch Program. The entry fee is $10 for individuals and $30 for families. The start and finish line will be the

horticultural building on the Interior Provincial Exhibition grounds. Registration/check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. Walkers who are doing either the 2.5-kilometre or 5-km trail start at 9 a.m. Runners taking on the 2.5-km trail begin at 9:15 a.m. while those planning to run 5-km start at 9:30 a.m. Advance registration is open until Oct. 11 in person at the ArmstrongSpallumcheen Chamber of Commerce on Bridge Street. Free T-shirts are provided to those preregistered by Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. upon finishing the course. Shirts may not be available

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The City of Enderby hopes to plug into some high-wattage funding. Council will apply for a B.C. Hydro grant to place power lines underground on Mill Avenue, from George to Maud streets, and on Belvedere Street, from Cliff to Mill avenues. “It gets rid of unsightly poles and cleans things up,” said Mayor Howie Cyr. The cost of the project is Howie Cyr not known at this time as B.C. Hydro must determine those figures. But if Hydro agrees to the grant, it would provide one-third of the money while the city would be responsible for the remaining two-thirds. “These roads are within the commercial core and close to a lighted intersection which makes tem high-profile candidates suitable for this kind of beautification,” said Tate Bengston, the city’s deputy chief administrative officer. If the project proceeds, it would occur during sewer and road upgrades in 2014.

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A partnership between Backroad Mapbooks and the provincial government is bringing geo-caching to 18 of B.C.’s recreation sites, including one in the North Okanagan. A total of three cache containers have been hidden in each of B.C.’s six regions, plus two bonus caches for a total of 20 caches. The caches are named and hidden under three specific themes: on the trail, on the road and on the water. For the Okanagan, the water theme is centred on the Evely Recreation Site on Westside Road. “Geo-caching is a game that crosses provincial and national borders,” said Steve Thompson, forests minister. “This program provides another incentive for people to enjoy our beautiful forests at our recreation sites and trails.” To find out more about the program, including instructions and which recreation sites and trails are taking part, visit www. geocaching.com/adventures/geotours/backroadmapbooks The object of the tour is to find all the hidden caches and swap and collect items inside the containers. As you collect different treasures under each theme, you then place the corresponding stickers on a sticker collection page. Once you collect all stickers in each region, you can send them in to receive the Backroad Mapbooks regional geocoin. “Celebrating 20 years is a big milestone for Backroad Mapbooks,” said Chris Taylor, vicepresident of the company. “What better way for us to celebrate than to continue to find other ways to promote Canada’s great outdoors.”


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Repair Cafe provides an option for old items Morning Star Staff

What do you do with a bicycle when the chain has broken, with a book that has fallen apart or

that favorite sweater that needs mending? Toss it? No way. Vernon’s First Repair Café will be held in the

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The Science in Society Speaker Series kicks off with ideas for new avenues for sustainable living Oct. 21. Community ecologist and environmental designer David Tracey opens the sixth annual series at 7:30 p.m. with a public talk entitled, “Feeding a Hungry Planet with Engaged Ecology.” Tracey’s talk addresses the question, “How do we feed nine billion people without cooking the Earth?” Tracey explores how a growing number of people are creating their own solutions for sustainable living that are grounded in the Earth itself. By engaging with local environments, they are diversifying food sources, redesigning David Tracey cities and rediscovering what it means to be human and a true citizen of a green planet. “There’s no simple answer to a problem as big as the world,” said Tracey. “But we do know it won’t be found through our current response based on political inertia, social alienation and personal depression.” Tracey’s talk is presented in conjunction with special sponsors that include the Food Action Society of the North Okanagan and the Sustainable Environment Network Society. Science in Society Speaker Series talks are held in the main lecture theatre at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Advance tickets are available from the Okanagan Science Centre, call 250-545-3644 or visit www. okscience.ca. Tracey’s articles on politics and the environment have appeared in publications around the world including the International Herald Tribune, the Economist and the South China Morning Post. Tracey is the executive director of Tree City, a Vancouver non-profit group working on a Greenest City 2020 project to help people and trees grow together. The Science in Society Speaker Series is a joint project of the Okanagan Science Centre and Okanagan College and is sponsored by the Pacific Inn and Suites, Cooper’s Foods, Starbucks Coffee, bchonda.com and The Morning Star. To subscribe to or obtain more information about the series, go to http:// okanagansisss.wordpress.com/

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Sandra Spinks shaves the heads of Polson Extended Care staff Barb McKenna (left), who raised $600 for the Okanagan Quality of Life Society, resident Marlene Mathers, who donated her hair, and staff member Brad Albrecht, who raised $150, which will help the society purchase a new pontoon boat for residents. There will also be a fundraising dinner theatre, Murder Paradise by Doug Edgar, Oct. 12 at Paddlewheel Park. Call 250-558-1063 to reserve tickets for the 6 p.m. show. The cost is $40 each.

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businesses will receive a tax receipt.” Registration includes a mixed team of four people (including one woman), two to four end games of curling, games, prizes and dinner. Registration fees for the event are $210 per team and they must be paid by Oct. 11. Contact Gail Hogan at 250-545-9222 at Sun FM to confirm your registration.

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Vipers crank up defence KeVin MiTcheLL Sports Editor

The amusement ride known as Junior hockey took a terrific turn for the Vernon Vipers Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. Sitting in the Interior Conference cellar with one victory and fans already calling for a coaching change, the Vipers cranked things up and stopped the Penticton Vees 3-1 before 1,200 fans. It was Vernon’s strongest 200-foot performance of the young B.C. Hockey League season as they improved to 2-2-1-2 and moved into a share of third place with the Trail Smoke Eaters (3-3). Newbie Riley Guenther showed moxy on the battered blueline, the Vipers were tougher in the 50-50 battles, reduced their turnovers and got splendid goaltending from Austin Smith. All of the above converted in a much-needed two points as the Vipers begin a home and home series with the defending champion Surrey Eagles tonight on the coast. Surrey visits the Big Wheel Saturday night. Forward Demico Hannoun, who has struggled in stretches, parlayed his finest showing of the year into second star. Two days after being listed by NHL Central Scouting, the North Delta product pocketed two assists and tossed some heavy hits. “I’m not really too focussed on the draft right now,” said Hannoun, who was part of the Adam Tambellini blockbuster last winter. “I’m just more worried about winning games. Everyone played really well tonight. We talked about sticking to our systems and everything should work. That was our best defensive game because we were getting pucks out simply and supporting everyone.” The Vipers signed Guenther – 83 Western League games – after trading towering Spencer Morse to the West Kelowna Warriors for futures. Guenther is a highly reliable minute muncher who handles the puck and skates well. “He’s really good,” said Hannoun of the 19-year-old Guenther. “He’s got good awareness out there. He’s good moving the puck up and down the ice.” Guenther’s arrival means 20-year-old d-men Ryan Renz and Josh Bryan can forget about rushing back from injured reserve. Their absence was a wash since the Vees were without NHL-rated Jack Ramsey (at USA prospects) and 6-foot-6 Michigan giant Blake Butzow (meningitis) on the back end. “I wasn’t happy with our dee core; they didn’t play up to par tonight so it’s back to the drawing board tomorrow,” said Penticton head coach Fred Harbinson “We clearly weren’t good enough. We had a team that was probably on life support and we gave them a lot of life tonight.”

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Logan Mick of the Vipers heads up ice with the Vees’ Matthew Serratore in pursuit Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. The Vipers stopped the Vees 3-1 before 1,200 fans. Brendan Persley, with his first of the season, defenceman Mark Hamilton (his second) and exVee Dexter Dancs, with his fourth of the year, and the goal of the night, handled the offence as Vernon won their first game on home ice. The Vees’ Max Coatta wired a wrister from the high slot, roof daddy, to make it 1-1 with 35 seconds left in the second period. Coatta, a Minnesota rookie, leads Penticton with six goals. Persley converted a two-on-one with Guenther late in the first period after some tight checking at both ends. Hamilton’s wrist shot from the left point deflected off a Vee and past goalie Hunter Miska for the winner midway through the third period. Hannoun and Mason Blacklock drew assists. Dancs took a drop pass from Hannoun just inside the Penticton blueline, skated to the outside, cut around a d-man and patiently waited for

Miska to make a move before hitting the empty net, with 5:46 remaining. Logan Mick and Hannoun tossed the biggest Viper checks on the night with Hannoun rocking rookie d-man Jarod Hilderman in the left corner with 2:18 to play. Viper Liam Coughlin jerseyed Patrick Sexton in the night’s only scrap, early in the third period. Hamilton, a Boston recruit, earned first star. He and the rest of the blueline brigade were solid. “All week, we’ve been preaching just be tough on those guys and the biggest thing was we were physical the whole game,” said Hamilton. “We were sticking with our guys and we worked the system really well.” Hamilton was also high on Guenther. “He helped out a lot tonight. He plays with an edge and he also chips in offensively. He had a nice assist and played really well.”

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The North Okanagan Knights traded for big veteran TJ Christensen and promptly named his captain. Christensen spent three years with the Revelstoke Grizzlies, getting 15 goals, 24 points and 92 penalty minutes last season. He is a 20-year-old Salmon Arm product. “We (coaching staff) felt he has been primarily under used by Revy,” said Knights’ head coach Shawn Webb. “He’s about six-four and 220 pounds and has really good skill. We’re looking to play him with Tanner Burns and Blaine Caton and give Blaine some more room out there.” Christensen and Burns are the lone 20-year-olds with the Knights. The KIJHL allows a maximum five. Burns, Dryden Profeit and Anthony Ruggiero are the alternate captains. The Knights face seven straight road games, beginning tonight in Kamloops against the 5-0 Storm. The Armstrongbased Knights are 3-00-1 and first in the Okanagan Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. Their scheduled matinee against the Princeton Posse was postponed last Sunday due to a power outage at Nor-Val Sports Centre.


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A pair of key veterans will make a return to the Kelowna Rockets’ lineup Saturday night at Prospera Place. Defenceman Damon Severson and forward Myles Bell will make their Western season debuts as the Rockets host the Victoria Royals in the first of eight meetings between the clubs. Both draft picks of the New Jersey Devils, the 20-year-old Bell rejoined the club last weekend from the NHL team’s camp, while Severson, 19, arrived back Thursday. “We’re returning two very key pieces to our puzzle,” said Kelowna head coach Ryan Huska. “It’s good, because it’s the end of not knowing whether we were going to get these players back, and now we can move

forward as a hockey team.” Bell’s return means one overage player will have to sit out each game. The other 20 year-olds on the roster are G Jordon Cooke, F Zach Franko and D MacKenzie Johnston. One will no longer be with the club after Oct. 15, the deadline for teams to declare their three overage players. As for Victoria, the Royals are off to a slow start at 1-3-0, their latest defeat coming at the hands of Spokane, 6-1, on Wednesday. “They’re a team that’s always played with energy,” said Huska. “You look at their lineup and they have a great group of forwards. We always seem to have good games against them, so I wouldn’t expect anything different this time.”

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Chargers Rivers doing everything right. Receivers load up on stick’em and make catches. Upset Pick 2-1

Patriots Patriots’ defence picking up Brady as New England quietly off to a perfect start. Upset Pick 1-2

Vikings Too many fish and chips in London sink Steelers. Big Ben alone on this squad. Upset Pick 1-2

Cardinals QB change in Tampa Bay should give Cardinals a great chance for upset. Upset Pick 1-2

Vikings I Pondered this one closely and like the Vikings’ running game a touch more. Upset Pick 0-3

Chargers Gotta take the hometown pick. Really, it is Dallas. Sorry Newf. Upset Pick 1-2

Cardinals TB rookie QB gets first pro start, first pro loss. Bucs players hate coach. Upset Pick 1-2

Seattle Fantasy league owners are going to snap when Wilson is pulled in third quarter. Seattle 31-21

Seattle Really WANT to take the Texans, but I already have picked several upsets. Seattle 27-20

Seattle Texans struggling and, well, my Seahawks are not. Enough said.

Seattle You can’t take the Texans at home lightly; Hawks must play better on road. Seattle 28-24

Seattle Seahawks smother Schaub with stifling All-Pro team defensive talent. Seattle 16-6

Seattle Seahawks on a roll. Wilson passes for 300 and Lynch runs for over 100.

Seattle No 12th Man in Houston but not needed. Seahawks have best defence in the league. Seattle 24-10

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The highly-skilled Coatta, one of only five Vees without a college scholarship, was being positive about losing round one of the heated rivalry. “It’s disappointing. You never wanna lose two in a row. We obviously never played our best tonight but the great thing about it is we get to come back on Friday and get things turned around in a hurry.” The Vees are rated 17th in the Canadian Junior A Hockey League. Harbinson will take 4-2 as he tries to determine the Vees’ identity. “It’s still early. It’s work in progress. There was a lot of things that we liked about this team. You lose two in a row and a couple of guys are gonna to have to realize that Junior hockey is a long haul. I think there was a little bit of backs being patted a little bit too much in town when we started 4-0. The nice thing is we had six in a row on the road and we’re 4-2 and we gotta be happy. I would have taken that at the beginning of the year. Now, we finally get a couple of home games under our belt.” Guenther, who played volleyball, hoops and lacrosse before dedicating time to hockey, was courted by a few other Junior A teams but Vernon

was a clear favourite. The Raiders released Guenther to make room for younger d-men. “Vernon is a really nice city and they have a good organization,” he said. “They’ve won six national championships and that’s no accident. They’re hosting the Royal Bank Cup so it was a pretty easy choice for me.” Guenther, a serious fan of the Kings’ Drew Doughty and the Oilers, met former Viper captain Brett Corkey at a Calgary gym and Corkey gave Vernon a five-star rating. SNAKE BITES: Both teams summoned one player from the Major Midget Okanagan Rockets. The Vipers gave 17-year-old smooth-skating D Gen Bryshun regular shifts in the opening 40 minutes, while the Vees used 15-year-old F Tyson Jost on their fourth line...Guenther’s 22-year-old sister, Chesa, works for Hockey Canada in Calgary in the human resources department...The Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup opens April 26 in Dauphin, Man. with the Manitoba and Saskatchewan champions meeting. Top-two teams advance to the RBC, May 10-18...Penticton’s home opener is tonight against the Merritt Centennials.

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Hillview City Open and Club Tournament golfers, from left, champion Matt McEachran-Law, Russel Day, Braeden Cooper and Mac Gourdine, compete in the 23rd annual event Monday afternoon.

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Matt McEachran-Law can now watch golf on his very own LED TV. The 17-year-old won his second straight Hillview Golf City Junior Championship Monday with a 2-over 58. He won last year with a 61. There was a field of 41 in the 23rd annual tournament which also serves as the club championship. McEachran Law recorded nines of 32 and a 3-under 26 to win by five strokes over Russel Day, who took the city 14-17 age group flight. Tyler Pitt, who went on to play NCAA golf in San Francisco, took the tourney three times in the 1990s, while Jarret McNeal, the 2012 club champion at Spallumcheen, won back-to-back titles in 2004-05. Brady Stead, a top provincial junior, captured the 2009-10 Hillview trophies. Jake Horsley won the first two tournaments in 1988-89. PGA Tour regular Chris Baryla was runner-up a few times while winning several age group prizes. The overall Hillview club king was Mac Gourdine with a 64. He was leading with a 3-over 30 at the turn and battled back from three doublebogeys in a row on the final nine. Gourdine pocketed a seven-inch tablet. Matt Kreutz was runner-up in the 14-17 division at 64, followed by flight club champion Scott Botwood, with a 71. Kendra Jones-Munk, 11, won the

overall girls crown with an 84. A playoff was needed in the 12-13 flight with Dexter Weiten defeating Braeden Cooper after they both shot 68. Weiten earned a Nintendo Wii. Nick Cherkowski carded a 71 for runner-up. Jon Morley topped the 11 and under flight by producing an 81, ahead of Austin Armanini, at 86 and Brayden Beacom, at 89. Brett Botwood won the nine-hole game with a 53. Jon Atmore of Hillview praised volunteers Betty Murray and Judy Wakefield for putting in countless hours and Cyril Foster, Lorraine Baryla and VantageOne Credit Union for generous sponsorship. Meanwhile, freshman Mackenzie Barrie of Vernon shot a career low 76 (+4) in Tuesday’s final round to move up nine spots to finish 50th with 243 (+27) in the Washington State Cougar Cup in Pullman. Barrie and the University of Wyoming Cowgirls used five solid efforts to overcome the rain and cold weather to remain and finish in eighth of 12 teams on the final day. Wyoming, which has played 144 holes the last six days, fired a final round 315 (+27) and ended with a three-round total of 944 (+80). Barrie carded an 86 (+13) in the final round and finished the UNM Dick McGuire Invitational with 248 (+29) on the championship course in Albuquerque the week before.

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The Buy-Low Vixens opened their season with two wins and a loss at the Armstrong Women’s Hockey Tournament last weekend. While the three-time league champions were missing several key members, they played hard on and off the ice and put forward a valiant effort. However, after a 6-6 regulation and overtime draw with league rivals Shuswap Storm, the battered and bruised Vixens lost the semifinal to the Storm in a strange one-man shootout. Coralee Hamilton, Mandy Christensen, Morgan Zoethout, Amy Irvine, Derri-Ann Cooper, Jodi Tung, and Christine Bosworth supplied goals for the Vixens, while Cheryl Meier, Bernadette Dwan, Cassie Bosworth, Haley Silcocks, and Bobbie Jones set up plays and assists. Michelle Embleton and Patti Hansen were strong in net. The Vixens are grateful to coaches Pat Stewart and Leah Mulvihill and to their gratuitous long-time sponsor, Buy-Low Foods.

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Vernon’s Conner Kozak helped the UBC Thunderbirds win the 42nd Western Washington University Viking Men’s Invitational Tournament which ended Tuesday at the 6,561-yard Bellingham Golf and Country Club. It was UBC’s third title at the WWU event, the last being in 2007. The Thunderbirds also won in 1989. UBC, which was third after 36 holes Monday, shot 9-under par 279, the best round of the tourney, to win by five strokes at 867. Sonoma State was second at 872 (285). Tied for third at 878 were Dixie State (286) and Simon Fraser (291). Kozak shot an even-par 72 on Tuesday and ended up at 5-over 221 (74-75-72), in a tie for 16th. After the first two rounds, UBC, which was the only NAIA school in the NCAA Division II field, was in third place, a shot off the lead. A pair of Calgarians led the way for UBC. Scott Secord carded a final round 4-under 68 to tie for fourth place in the individual competition with an overall 2-under 214. Evan Holmes also earned a top-10 spot,

tying for seventh. He went 3-under today to complete the tournament with a total of 217 (75-73-69). Dixie State’s Kenny You hung on to take medalist honors, shooting 69 for a 10-under total of 206. That was one stroke better than Sonoma State’s Alex Marry (69-207). Montana State Billings’ Brad Harrelson was third at 212 (74), with Kelly and UBC’s Scott Secord (70) tied for fourth at 214. Kozak was last spring named a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-American. The NAIA-Men’s Golf Coaches Association All-America Committee selected three NAIA Men’s Golf AllAmerica teams, which consist of 15 individuals each. The 5-foot-11 Seaton Sonics’ grad is studying third-year kinesiology. In 21 rounds last season, including the NAIA Men’s Golf Championship, Kozak had a scoring average of 74.24. The Thunderbirds placed 10th at the season-opening Itani Quality Homes Collegiate tournament, hosted by Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. Kozak tied for 10th at 1-under 69-71-69-209.

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The VSS Panthers rallied for a 3-2 (13-25, 15-25, 32-30, 25-11, 15-10) win over visiting George Elliot Coyotes in senior boys volleyball action Wednesday night. In the third set, Brayden Damini, Shelby Hartwig and Landon Matties all provided huge hits and powerful blocks to keep the Cats moving. Damini ended the home-opener game with a monster hit. VSS took the fourth set on consistent serves and sizzling saves from Jason Reich, strong plays from Jarrod Fisher and bold setting from Nolan Weins. In the final tiebreaker, the determined Panthers got some dynamic digs from junior call-up Eric Embleton, while Hartwig Damini and Matties dominated at the net. Meanwhile, the Fulton Maroons placed sixth out of 16 teams at the

Princess Margaret Mustangs senior girls tournament last weekend. Fulton lost to No. 1 ranked A Kelowna Christian Knights 25-17, 25-13, defeated AA Valleyview Vikings of Kamloops 25-9, 25-18 and then dropped a close final match to AA Merritt Panthers 25-23, 27-25, 12-15 in pool play. Erin Sakamoto of the Maroons was awarded the Tournament Workhorse Award with Sakamoto, Brittany Skrenek, Shaina Banta, Alexa Lewis, Nazarena Wurz and Nicole Watson taking Player of the Match awards. In their first Zone league game of the season Tuesday night in Revelstoke, the Maroons defeated the Avalanche 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-17). The Maroons have been declared as an AA team this year along with Kalamalka Lakers and Revelstoke. Vernon Panthers are AAA.


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Connor Cecchini, nine, donates his birthday money to firefighter John Doorman at the Vernon Fire Department’s annual Boot Drive for Muscular Dystrophy Saturday at Village Green Centre. Every year, Connor and his sister Shaelyn, 11, select a charity to donate their birthday money to.

NPN 80043542. Provides source of antioxidants. Holy basil is traditionally used in Ayurveda as an expectorant to help relieve respiratory catarrh (inflammation of respiratory tract mucus membranes). By Dr. Chakib Hammoud, M.H.,PhD.

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Melissa Sorokovsky (above), 12, jumps poles on Tess during some practice jumping before entering the show ring for dressage jumping during the Vernon Pony Club show at the Vernon and District Riding Club. Eight-year-old Clara Meyer (below) chats with Mackenzie Killingbeck prior to entering the ring on Slippers for the trot poles.

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Laura Symmons gets back into the swing of curling during an open house at the Vernon Curling Club. The doors will be open again Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. for anyone who wants to try out the sport.

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The public has had what will likely be its final chance at input for the future design of Pelmewash Parkway in Lake Country. A meeting was held Tuesday where consultants presented an overview of the project using ideas submitted by the public and the District of Lake Country for the old highway along Wood Lake. “It’s a summation of the various features or options that the public has come up with and was presented as an overview of the various features of the parkway as its proposed,” said Mark Koch, director of planning. “The idea is to come away with a concept plan for the future of the parkway.” Now that the final public consultation is over, the next step will be to present the conceptual plan to Lake Country council some time this year. “This is the concept plan, then you move forward to a more detailed design looking at how the concept can be accommodated,” said Koch.


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Friends Emma Corbett (left) Emily McDougall, Serina Gignac and Megan Lauridsen whoop it up in the photo booth at the third annual Roots and Brews, Saturday at the Best Western Vernon Lodge. The event, sponsored by the Food Action Society of the North Okanagan, featured a dinner prepared by local chefs using local ingredients and a performance by Fernie-based band Shred Kelly.

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Juris Vinters, president of the Food Action Society of the North Okanagan, talks about the work the society does in supporting local farmers at the third annual Roots and Brews Saturday at the Best Western Vernon Lodge.

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The Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats perform dazzling feats of flexibility at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre as part of the centre 12th annual birthday bash, Friday, Oct. 4.

It couldn’t be helped when last season, Vernon Performing Arts Centre audiences were left wanting when the special presentation of Golden Dragon Acrobat’s Cirque Ziva had to be cancelled. The reason? The acrobatic troupe had occurred unavoidable complications with international travel visas and American immigration. However, the VPAC society is making up for the loss with its 12th annual birthday bash celebration, taking place at the centre Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. That’s when the Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats, direct from the People’s Republic of China, will enter the building for the first time. And don’t worry, this troupe already has their visas officially approved, said Erin Kennedy, VPAC artistic director. Shangri-La has already made an impression, having taken the world by storm from New Zealand to Canada. The troupe is returning on their 34th North American tour and audiences should expect to be dazzled by their

multi-faceted and multicultural production. The show features dazzling acrobatic displays, formidable feats of daring and balance, explosive Kung Fu, brilliant costumes, and even a touch of Chinese comedy, said Shangri-La co-producer Cynthia Dyke-Hughes “It really is a tour de force of tumbling, gymnastics, mind-over-matter feats, balancing, and really sheer fun,” she said. “The performers give 110 per cent when they’re on the stage and the reactions of the audience are amazing.” Under the direction of Chinese acrobatic legends, the Hai Family, the company is said to flawlessly interpret the precision and grace of an art form honed by years of training and discipline. The athletes start their training at a young age and perform more than just a series of stunts. Most of their feats demonstrate the achievement of perfection through finding harmony between mind and body – an ancient concept in the Orient, said DykeHughes. “There’s a real transference of joy from the performers to the audience,” she said. “It makes all the hard work worthwhile when the audience is enjoying the show and everyone leaves the theatre with a great feeling.” Tickets for VPAC’s birthday bash with the Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats are $40 for adults, $37 for seniors, and $35 for students, available at the Ticket Seller box office: online at www. ticketseller.ca, or by phone at 250-549SHOW (7469).

Jazz singer Laila Biali brings her birthday tour to Lorenzo’s Morning Star Staff

Celebrating her first-ever birthday tour, Laila Biali brings her signature genre-bending, crowd-sourced concerts to 11 cities across North America this fall. The Canada Council supported tour launches this week with debuts in Los Angeles and Bellingham before Biali heads home to Canada for performances in Nanaimo, Richmond, Vancouver, Kelowna, Enderby,

Revelstoke, Banff, and Sault Ste. Marie. Her concert near Enderby takes place at Lorenzo’s Café (in Ashton Creek) Oct. 5. Originally from North Vancouver, Biali has chosen Vancouver’s Jazz Cellar to commemorate her actual birthday (Oct. 3.)  The tour will finish in Bend, Oregon, where Biali has been invited to open for Grammy winning American singer-songwriter, Marc Cohn.  

An alumna of tours with Sting, Suzanne Vega, Paula Cole and Chris Botti, Biali is known for her diversity, which is showcased on her most recent release, Live in Concert. The album was recorded in front of an enthusiastic, sold-out audience at Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio and spotlights Juno winning saxophonist Phil Dwyer (who just performed for jazz students in Vernon Tuesday), alongside Biali’s world-

class rhythm section: bassist George Koller, drummer Larnell Lewis, and percussionist Ben Wittman. This month’s issue of jazz magazine, DownBeat, praises Biali on Live in Concert for her “daring arrangements and passionate vocals,” calling her a pianistic “tour de force” as she reconstructs songs from the Great American and Canadian songbooks. 

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Prisoners hits a few nerves

fter a Thanksgiving dinner shared between two families, the Dovers and the Birches, two little girls go outside to play and are kidnapped. Jake Gyllenhaal is the detective assigned to the case. Hugh Jackman, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis and Maria Taylor and Howe Bello are the parents of the two missing girls, each struggling in their own way to help solve the case. When they take matters into their own hands, how far will they go to see their daughters returned safe? We say, “It’s in the slow cooker, but it’s still edible.” TAYLOR: The trailer for Prisoners spells the story out pretty clearly: Daughters get kidnapped by weirdo in a camper, Alex Jones (Paul Dano). Angry, excitable dad, Keller Dover (Jackman), gets carried away when the police are unable to keep the alleged perpetrator in custody. Then things get out of control. When I found out the film was 153 minutes, I became a little concerned that it might drag a bit, and it does. However, the richness of the film is created by the actors having the time and space to develop their characters into something palpable to the audience. HOWE: It was a fine performance by all. My concern is with how much screen time Jackman gets. He seems to be the only

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Jake Gyllenhaal, as a detective, and other officers restrain angry dad Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) in Prisoners. The film is directed by Oscar nominated Quebec auteur Denis Villeneuve (Incendies). one really intent on finding the missing girls. Franklin Birch (Howard), on the other hand, seems to let Dover (Jackman) deal with Jones and slips quietly into the background for a big chunk of the movie. It seems Birch knows imprisoning and torturing Jones to try and get information where the little girls are isn’t going to win him any brownie points with the police. The two moms are nonexistent. So it turns into a bit of a one man movie and that’s a shame really, as it’s the sort of movie actors could sink their teeth into. TAYLOR: I agree Jackman carries the bulk of the film as he has the most actionable character. However, the other parents still give strong performances. Birch has to walk a tight-

rope by knowing and participating in the interrogation of Jones, despite knowing that it’s the wrong thing to do. Mrs. Birch (Davis) becomes aware of their plans and actions, then convinces her husband to let Dover “do what he has to do.” Mrs. Dover (Bello) simply chooses to take drugs and sleep through the crisis. So each of the characters deals with the situation in their own way. It’s just that Jackman, through Dover’s survivalist paranoia, takes the bull by the horns. But yet another thing that holds the film’s pace at a slow crawl is the fact that everyone’s failing to get any information about the whereabouts of the little girls. HOWE: On the plus side, it is a beautifully shot movie; very grey and bleak, giving an ominous feel to how each

character is feeling. Add the airy soundtrack and it all ties together well. It’s just that with this ensemble of talent in the cast, I expected a little bit more from them. —Taylor gives Prisoners 2.5 mumbled confessions out of 5. —Howe gives it 3 red whistles out of 5. The film is currently showing at the Galaxy Cinemas in Vernon.

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YC based psychedelic art-rock duo, MGMT pay tripped-out homage to the spirit of Syd Barrett on their third album, the self-titled MGMT.

The 10-song recording, sympathetically co-produced by Dave Fridmann, is a dense sprawl of airy sound that spills over into a hypnotic controlled mess.

The twosome, Andrew Van Wyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, allow entire songs to be buried in all manner of beautifully bent keyboard/ guitar effects. Some tracks will emerge or suggest

themselves just long enough for a tune or pattern to become legible (Alien Days) – just long enough for a glimmer of interest to appear. MGMT is ideally suited for background music – the daydream too Dean Gordon-Smith type. It’s abstract to get a firm fix on as there’s no boundaries on which to focus. But that’s not the aim here.  One thing is obvious:

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In Biali’s hands, Joni Mitchell’s Woodstock, Leonard Cohen’s Show Me The Place, Ron Sexsmith’s Secret Heart and Bruce Cockburn’s Stolen Land feel remarkably natural paired with jazz standards such as The Best Is Yet to Come, Nature Boy, I’ll Never Smile Again, One Note Samba and Night and Day, as well as Imogen Heap’s breakout hit Let Go and Biali’s compositions, À la poursuite des marées, Human Laila Biali Condition, and Still The One. Another element of Biali’s live show is how she surprises her listeners with unexpected musical tools, adding unconventional instruments like the glockenspiel, ukulele and sitar to an otherwise traditional jazz ensemble. The results demonstrate Biali’s unparalleled ability to seamlessly meld multiple sounds and genres, underscoring what Sting himself says of her talent: “It is the ultimate task given to the musician, whether as a singer or instrumentalist, to create a unique signature or fingerprint that is instantly recognizable as their own,” the former lead singer of The Police is quoted as saying. “What is surprising and delightful in Laila Biali is that both as a vocalist and pianist she accomplishes this with equal aplomb. She is an exciting and unique talent, and I admire her greatly.” Biali takes the stage at Lorenzo’s Café. Saturday, Oct. 5. The café is located at 901 Mabel Lake Rd, in Ashton Creek, east of Enderby. The show starts at 8 p.m. Call 250-838-6700 for reservations.

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ART SHOWS/GALLERIES ARMSTRONG SPALLUMChEEN MUSEUM AND ARTS SOCIETY 3415 Pleasant Valley Rd., 546-8318. The gallery hosts the solo exhibition Light Reflections by well known Vernon painter Gerry Marchand in its main space. Salmon Arm’s Tatianna O’Donnell shows her work in Still Life:Script in the Freeze Gallery. Opening reception is Thursday, Oct. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. The shows run to Oct. 26. ART AT PADDLEWhEEL PARk Okanagan Landing Road. The Okanagan Artists of Canada, along with guest artists from Okanagan Landing, will be having an art show and sale of original fine art at the Paddlewheel Park pavilion Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Features include “100 paintings for under $100” as well as art cards and prints, art demonstrations, and refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact Holly Smith at 250-545-6782. AWAkENING ThE SPIRIT ART ShOW & SALE Celebrating the creative talents of people living with mental illness. Free public viewings in the Coat Check Gallery, downstairs lobby at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre, 3800 33rd St., Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. or by special arrangement until Nov. 17. Contact Sue at 250542-3114. Sponsored by the Mental Illness Family Support Centre and Canadian Mental Health Association. CENTRE GALLERY Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6 in Polson Park, 250-542-6243. The Arts Council of the North Okanagan presents the exhibition Stuff by its youth artist-inresidence, Joshua Wallace. The work is on display for the month of September. Admission is free, everyone welcome. ChERRYVILLE ARTISANS ShOP 1187 Hwy. 6, Cherryville, 5470020. The Old Stock & Seconds Sale takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with lots of great bargains. The shop features new glass, pottery, paintings and photography. Fall hours are Friday to Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment anytime. The Cherryville Farmers Market is every Saturday morning until Oct. 12. COURTYARD GALLERY Suite 104, 907 Belvedere St. Enderby. Paintings, fibre art, sculpture, stained glass, woodwork, and more, all produced by local artists. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. FOR YOUR EYES ONLY GIFT GALLERY 2855 Moray St., Armstrong, 250-309-3364. New artist: Genevieve Morrison – Morocco – Blue Village, Doorway to the Sky, and more. Fabulous carved wooden wizard staffs by Bert George and carved Harry Potter wands with crystals. Open Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., or call Lyn for an appointment during the weekdays, evenings or Sundays. GALLERY ODIN 215 Odin Rd. Silver Star Mountain, 503-0822. Exhibitions continue with Sara Lige’s Every picture tells a story, Julia Trops’ The Journey and Julie Elliot: Union Of Opposites. New work by 19 other artists also on display. Hours are Thursday and Saturday, 2 to 6 p.m. or by calling the gallery for an appointment. NADINE’S FINE ART & FRAMES 3101B 31st Ave. 542-8544. A large selection of local original art can viewed daily 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. NEW PAINTINGS Nancy Lucas and Rick Bond at Hambleton Galleries, 1290 Ellis St., Kelowna, B.C., Oct. 3 to 19. ROGERS GALLERY 4420 Larkin Cross Rd., Armstrong. 1-800356-8735 #5. Enjoy a Twist of Yarn, a unique fibre art show showcasing Gwen Martinuk’s felted bird pods and Camella Making’s knitted creations. Show runs now through till the end of October. Open for viewing Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. VERNON PUBLIC ART GALLERY 3228 31st. Ave., 545-3173. : Kristoff Steinruck’s The Marble Range, Joanne Salé’s Connections, Marissa Brown’s Friends and Lovers, and the Monashee Arts Council and Cherryville Artisans Group’s Artist or Artisan? Where is the Line? run to Oct. 10. Hours are Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is by donation VILLAGE GALLERY 1961 Vernon St., (Highway 6) Lumby, 778473-3029. Open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is operated by the Lumby Arts Co-op, which displays the work of over 20 area artists in a variety of media including paint, pottery, jewelry, ceramics, wood, leather and fabric. This month’s feature artist is Robin LeDrew.

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VERNON FILM SOCIETY Vernon Towne Cinema, 2910 30th Ave. The fall 2013 season continues with a modern retelling of Shakespeare’s classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Joss Whedon (The Avengers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer). Shows at 5:15 and 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $7 available at the theatre and the Bean Scene.

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The Vernon Performing Arts Centre Society presents its 201314 dance season opener Saturday with Southern California’s Backhausdance. The company presents two visually stunning contemporary pieces: Incandescent and The Elasticity of the Almost at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $35/adult, $32/ senior, $30/student, $5/eyeGO, with discounts available for members of the Performing Arts Centre Society, at the Ticket Seller, 250-549-7469, www.ticketseller.ca.    

CONCERTS/DANCE OkTOBERFEST The Edelweiss Society of Vernon presents its annual Oktoberfest Saturday at the Schubert Centre. Includes an evening of ethnic dance music, food (traditional German fare such as bratwurst and sauerkraut, potato salad, dessert) as well as drinks supplied by the Schubert Centre staff as well as bretzels for purchase. Doors open 7 p.m. Dance starts at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $10 each available at the Schubert Centre. ShANGRI-LA ChINESE ACROBATS One of the premiere Chinese acrobatic companies in the world comes to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre as part of the centre’s 12th annual birthday bash, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. The company flawlessly interprets the precision and grace of an art form honed by years of training and discipline. Their performances feature dazzling acrobatic displays, formidable feats, daring and balance, brilliant costumes and even a touch of Chinese comedy. Tickets are $40/adult, $37/senior, $35/student, with discounts to VPAC society members, at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469, www.ticketseller.ca. FRED PENNER Famed Canadian children’s entertainer, host of Fred Penner’s Place on TV and whose 12 albums consist of such well known songs as The Cat Came Back and Sandwiches, performs at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. The first show in the VPAC kids series, tickets are $12 (all seats) at the Ticket Seller, 250-549-7469, www.ticketseller.ca. MORNING MELODIES The series of chamber music concerts, hosted by Vancouver pianist Sarah Hagen, begins Oct. 8 at 9:30 a.m. with cellist Ariel Barnes, known for engaging, imaginative interpretations and a commanding stage presence. Subscriptions and tickets are available at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469, www.ticketseller.ca. COLIN JAMES Canadian blues-rock-big band leader and six-time Juno award winner, Colin James presents his Up Close & Personal: An Acoustic Tour at the Vernon Performing Arts Oct. 16, with special guest Chris Caddell. Concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 (all ages) at the Ticket Seller box office, 549-7469, www.ticketseller.ca.

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ARMSTRONG INN 3400 Smith Dr., 546-3056. Open mic is every Friday starting at 8:30 p.m. Hosted by Kim and Kaila Sinclair, first time performers are always welcome. To get e-mail updates send an e-mail to kimsin@telus.net. Karaoke is every Saturday night at 8 p.m. BLUEGRASS NIGhT at the Vernon Community Arts Centre (in Polson Park) is every second Wednesday of the month, 7 to 9:30 p.m. All stringed acoustic instruments are welcome, or just come and sing along. Books are provided if required. Drop in $4 at the door. Call Sid for more info at 250-549-1024. BRANDING IRON PUB 3445 Okanagan St., Armstrong, 546-0044. Superstar Karaoke is on every Friday night, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. COLDSTREAM COFFEE hOUSE at the Coldstream Women’s Institute Hall, 9909 Kalamalka Lake Rd. Family friendly acoustic-style coffee house takes place the third Saturday of the month. Those wanting to participate in the open mic can sign up at the door, which opens at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m. $5 at the door. Concession available. EAGLES hALL 5101 25th Ave. 542-3003. Karaoke with Brenda is every Friday starting at 8 p.m. FOLk & FAVOURITE NIGhT Fourth Wednesday of the month at the Vernon Community Arts Centre (in Polson Park) 7 to 9:30 p.m. All stringed acoustic instruments are welcome. Or just come and sing along. Books are provided if required. Drop in $4 at the door. Call Sid for more info at 250-549-1024. FORTUNES LANDING/hOWARD JOhNSON 1510 George St. Enderby, 838-6825. Karaoke is every other Wednesday night, 8 p.m. to midnight, with Brenda. Every second Friday is the jam with house band L.P.T. ThE GREEN in the Village Green Hotel, 4801 27th St. 542-3321. Karaoke is every Sunday on Sept. 8. Sign up at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Superstar Karaoke. TORO’S PUB 1220 Kalamalka Lake Rd, 545-7856. Karaoke every Thursday at 8 p.m. Hosted by Anita LeBlanc.

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ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE CLUB 2500 - 46th Ave, 542-3277. Dance in the Spitfire Lounge tonight to the live music of Copper Creek from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. BOURBON STREET BAR AND GRILL Prestige Inn, 4411 32nd St. Les Copeland and Cameron Ward play every Thursday 7 to 10 p.m. BRANDING IRON PUB 3445 Okanagan St., Armstrong, 546-0044. Saturday is the Non Prophet Society playing blues, funk and rock. Show starts at 8:30 p.m. No cover. ChECkERS BAR AND GRILL in the Best Western Plus Vernon Lodge, 250-541-2653. Oct. 4 and 5, The Junk Yard Dogs play classic rock at its best. Starts at 8 p.m. No cover. ThE GREEN in the Village Green Hotel, 4801 27th St. 5423321.  Tonight, We Are Live bring in some high energy rock and roll. Starts at 9 p.m. No cover. The Legendary Lake Monsters return to The Green Saturday. Tickets are $15, available in advance at the Bean Scene and Cheek to Cheek dance studio. Show starts at 9 p.m. LORENZO’S CAFE 901 Mabel Lake Rd. (8 km east of Enderby), 8386700. Saturday, Calgary’s Souls in Rhythm bring their smooth, soulful grooves and melody lines that stay in your head. Monday is Adam’s Rib, with their fusion of rock, reggae, Latin, jazz and funk. Thursday, Oct. 3 is Alejandra Ziegler from Buenos Aires, playing a unique mix of tango, improvisation and romantique. RIVER ROCkS BISTRO 409 Cliff Ave., Enderby, 938-2297. Feet First takes the stage Saturday. Cover is $10. Music starts at 8 p.m. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCh 98 ENDERBY 909 Belvedere St. 250-838-7283. Next dance party is Saturday with Fender Bender, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

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VERNON JAZZ CLUB 3000 - 31st St. Oct. 5, Vocalist Jennifer Scott and Brasileira perform highenergy Brazilian music, Latin and pop. Starts at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 and tickets are available at the Bean Scene, Bean to Cup and www.vernonjazzclub.ca.

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Aug. 11: Born to Hayley McDougall and Mike Halliwell, a girl, 7 lbs. 10 oz., named Stella Rose Halliwell. A sister for Sloan. A granddaughter for Shelley and John Halliwell, Lorellei Sullivan and Barry McDougall, Kathy and Grant Goldie. A great-granddaughter for Mel and Micki McDougall, Ted and Mavis Strother, and Shirley Goldie. Aug. 24: Born to Andrew and Shannon McMullen of Vernon, a boy, 7 lbs. 1 oz., named Nixon James. A grandson for Bill and Gale McMullen of Lumby, Colin and Suzanne Gray of Vernon. Sept. 2: Born to Jenna and Sean McConkey of New Additions Vernon, a boy, 6 lbs. 9 oz., named Jaxon Theo. A brother for Kayden, 2. A grandson for Margot Maynard of Vernon, Karen Reimche of Kelowna, Ted Loewen and Janet of Lumby, Dave and Irene McConkey of Victoria. A great-grandson for Kathleen Reimche of Kelowna. Sept. 6: Born to Deanna Sims and Keith Sehn of Vernon, a girl, 6 lbs. 11 oz., named Ember Roline Lila. A sister for Kyle, 13; Axton, 10. A granddaughter for Roline Sims of Kamloops, Craig Phare of Lytton. A granddaughter for Lillian Sims of 100 Mile House. Sept. 7: Born to Jeromy and Leanne Hildebrand of Lavington, B.C., a girl, 7 lbs. 5 oz., named Sadie Leona. A sister for Elijah, 4; Reuben, 2. A granddaughter for Bruce and Tracy Hildebrand, Steve and Grace Wulff, all of Vernon, B.C. Sept. 7: Born to Bob and Rochelle of Lumby, a boy, 8 lbs. 9 oz., named Harley Robert William Garratt. A grandson for Bill and Lori Garratt of Williams Lake, B.C., Len and Shelley Gudeit, Paul and Laurel Volker, all of Lumby, B.C. A greatgrandson for Bob and Dorothy Chappelle, Shirley Weetman, all of Williams Lake, Delores Fraser of Armstrong, Gordon and Elsie Volker of Vernon, Joe and Jillian Little of Lumby. Sept. 8: Born to Shiva Gregoire and Joe Koelling of Vernon, B.C., a girl, 8 lbs., named Malia Annette Anne Koelling-Gregoire. A granddaughter for Anne and Brian Ochon, Annette Koelling, all of Vernon. Sept. 8: Born to Michael and Michelle DeGroot of Kelowna, a boy, 9 lbs. 1 oz., named Evan Michael. A grandson for Anne deGroot of Vernon, Ron and Barb Parkin of Penticton. A great-grandson for the late Bessie and Pete Shymanski of Coldstream, Jack and Lila Nuttall of Penticton. Sept. 9: Born to Daniel and Katharine Russell of Lake Country, a girl, 8 lbs., named Olivianna Claire. A granddaughter for Herb and Ruth Bleuer of B.C., Mike and Sharon Russell of Alabama. Sept. 10: Born to Chrystal and Nathan Smith of Vernon, a boy, 6 lbs. 12 oz., named Sydney Mathew. A brother for Morgan, 10. A grandson for Tony and Donna Hoffmann, Sydney and Louise Smith. A great-grandson for Ken and Bev Teare, Alfred and Inge Hoffmnan.

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Quilters work to leave a ‘Legacy’ Legacy of Quilts VIII Show begins today Cathi Litzenberger Special to The Morning Star

Vernon Silver Star Quilters is a diverse group of women, (and one guy) coming from all parts of the world, with a common interest in quilting and fabric. The guild’s main focus is to promote quilting through literature, workshops, seminars, demonstrations and quilt shows. Meetings are a great time to catch up with

friends, make new friends and learn new things. The guild meets twice a month on the first and third Thursday mornings. Besides business and announcements, we all enjoy workshops, trunk shows, demonstrations, and especially our regular show and tell. The guild also offers guest speakers/teachers, and two retreats a year. We have a library with a great selection of quilting books, patterns, rulers and magazines, all of which may be borrowed. There are also social days, road trips, pot lucks and several subgroups. Every third year the guild

hosts their tri-ennual quilt show (undoubtedly one of the biggest and best around), and VSSQ members — more than 130 of them — have been very busy this year preparing for their Legacy of Quilts V111 Show. This show-stopper features more than 250 quilts on display, as well as a tea room ($3 per person), a merchants’ mall, a raffle for amazing quilts, demos, and a gift shop. Funds raised from this tri-ennual event are used for providing materials for quilts which are donated to a number of community services. In the past three years, hundreds of

quilts were gifted to organizations that work with marginalized children, victims of fire, crime and accidents, disaster relief and preemies in hospitals. Funds are also donated to charities as their need is dictated, and the remainder covers operational overhead for the next three years. This year’s show runs today from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Vernon Recreation Centre. Everyone is welcome and note: husbands get in for free! For everyone else, admission is $6. Be inspired, while supporting local charities!

Women invited to join the Sacred Circle Morning Star Staff

A longtime instructor of yoga, drama and the healing arts, Dorianne Kohl offers a course for women in Armstrong, beginning Oct. 2. Dorianne Kohl “Sacred Circle” is the term she uses to describe the course. Based on the “medi-

cine wheel” teachings, the “circle” implies not only equality amongst participants, but purposeful acknowledgement of the “medicine wheel,” which is inclusive of all seasons, elements, races and ages. This teaching encourages students to include their emotional, spiritual and mental bodies (as well as the physical body) into the practice. “As a woman who has practised yoga and self-healing for more than 40 years — as well as receiving comprehensive

instruction in the art forms of healing — I am continually amazed at the difference this practice has made in my life,” said Kohl. The course will be held at the Zion United Church Hall, Armstrong, Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. from Oct. 2 to Nov. 27. Preregistration is required, along with a commitment for the course. To register, please call Kohl at 250-546-9886. Students will need a mat, blanket and comfortable clothing.

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deciding which of you should move out. All of you would benefit from counseling, and we hope you will consider it. Dear Annie: I started dating “Zach” 18 months ago and have been living with him for almost a year. Things are perfect except for one thing. Before we met, Zach dated another girl for three years before me. She was horrible and hurtful toward him. When I began seeing Zach, his ex started harassing me to the point where I had to take out a restraining order against her. The problem is, Zach’s older sister is still in constant contact with the ex. She always talks about her in front of me and even allows the ex to babysit her children. She often invites the ex to go places with her and posts pictures of the two of them on Facebook. Zach has had many fights with his sister about this, telling her how hurtful it is to both of us, yet she still continues to do it. I’ve tried everything possible to make his sister like me, but I can’t keep competing with the ex. It’s causing a strain between Zach and his sister. I don’t have issues with anyone else in his family. What can I do to get the ex out of the picture permanently? — The Current Woman in His Life Dear Current: Zach’s sister is doing this for one of two reasons: Either she likes getting your goat, in which case, your response is

very gratifying for her. Or, she doesn’t want you to dictate who her friends can be. Either way, your response should be the same: Ignore it. If her main purpose is to annoy you, she will become bored with the tactic when she sees it has no effect. And if she is truly friends with this woman, the relationship is not your business. The added benefit of ignoring it is that Zach will be grateful. You already have his total support, and that is what counts. Dear Annie: This is for “Torn Grandma,” who babysits for her granddaughter who may be allergic to Grandma’s dog. Perhaps Grandma could watch her granddaughter in the child’s home or in a dog-free room that has an air filter running daily. The child should be tested to be sure it’s the dog that is truly the cause of her reaction. — Your Local Veterinarian Dear Annie: I’m responding to the comment from “Germantown, Tenn.,” about store employees being forced to stand all day. That’s part of their job description and how products get to the shelves. In the store that I manage, the older employees never have complained about standing all day. — The Manager Dear Manager: The fact that your employees don’t complain doesn’t mean they aren’t suffering. Standing is OK if you get to walk around, but otherwise, it is hard on the feet and back.


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A HERITAGE wALkING TOUR OF EAST HILL Come join Barbara Hartley as she guides you on a heritage walking tour followed by complimentary coffee, Sept. 27 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $10/person with tickets available at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives, 300932nd Ave. This tour is limited to 15 people so don’t miss out. Please remember to wear comfortable walking shoes. For more information, call the museum at 250-542-3142. NEED A PLAcE TO MEET OR EAT? Host your events “Under the Spitfire” in our licensed lounge or attractive banquet hall at the ANAF. Affordable rates, accessible facility, ample free parking. Appetizing menu and catering selections. Contact 250-542-3277. DROP-IN MEDITATION Join Marc Tey as he leads drop-in meditation every Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Trinity United Church for qi gong, inner growth and health. Sessions 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, bring water, a blanket and a mat. Info., e-mail marc.tey@telus.net. THE HALINA cARPET BOwLERS MEET Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. New carpet bowlers are welcomed; come on out for a fun afternoon of activity. We are located behind the Rec Centre at 3310-37 Ave. For info., call 250-542-2877. FRIDAY NIGHT FARMERS’ MARkET One of the Okanagan’s friendliest and most convenient farmers’ markets! Located next to SportChek, at the north end of the Village Green Centre parking lot, the market offers a wonderful selection of inseason fruit and vegetables, plus crafts, jewelry, cosmetics, baking, ethnic foods and much more. Open every Friday from 3 until 7 p.m. More info. Wayne at 250-549-1588. HALINA SENIORS cENTRE 50+ welcome to come out and participate in carpet bowling Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. at 3310-37th Ave., behind the Rec Centre. Come on out and learn a new game. Call 250-542-2877 for more info. VERNON cOMMUNITY ARTS cENTRE Painting and Drawing Drop In Fridays any time between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Explore your creative side in a fun and encouraging environment. Bring your own supplies and meet new friends and artists; $3 members/$4 non members. Call 542-6243 or visit vernonarts.ca for more info. wOMEN’S ONLY DROP-IN SPAcE Safe space for women to talk to women’s support worker, have a coffee, access computers, phone and fax and get help with problem solving and referrals to community resources. Located in room #107 in People Place (Independent Living Vernon) and staffed by Women’s Services staff from John Howard Society and Outreach Services staff from Vernon Women’s Transition House. Fridays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES We cater to all. We welcome all visitors to come and see what Eagles are all about. We open at 1 p.m. daily. For info. or hall rentals, call Evelyn at 250-542-3003. TAI cHI: GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH If you have ever taken the beginner course, would you like to join us? We take new members anytime of the year.

UPPER ROOM MISSION BOUTIQUE Storewide ½ price sale. Come one, come all! Our store is packed, and because we don’t want to be on an episode of Hoarders it’s time for our 50 per cent off sale! Swing by under the big blue awning at 2708-34th St. and check out our huge selection of items! From warm and wooly fall clothing to nifty furniture to amazing household items, we’ve got it all. Red dot items excluded. Sale Sept. 25 to 27. All proceeds to Upper Room Mission. MOVE IT AND MINGLE FOR 50+ Customized fitness done at your own pace, at the Army, Navy and Air Force Club. Meet new people, enjoy increased energy. Tuesday and Fridays 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call Shannon at 778-480-9809 or e-mail shannon@VitalityNetworkCanada.com cANcER cLINIc FUNDRAISER Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Vernon artist James Todd and musician Manfred Harter will be in the lobby of Polson Tower, Vernon Jubilee Hospital, selling prints and CDs, with Harter performing classical guitar tunes. Proceeds from sales go to the Compassionate Comfort Care fund for the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Clinic. THE LEGAcY OF QUILTS VIII QUILT SHOw Hosted by Vernon Silver Star Quilters Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Vernon Recreation Centre. More than 250 quilts, demos, a tea room ($3), merchant mall, gift shop, viewers’ choice voting opportunity, and raffle to win two quilts, with funds going to local charities. Admission $6, free admission for husbands. Be inspired while supporting local charities. POTLUck TO HONOUR MIRIAM jAYNE The Okanagan Landing & District Community Association is hosting a Pot Luck Social Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. in Paddlewheel Park Hall to honour Miriam Jayne, one of the pioneer members of our community on the occasion of her 90th birthday. We are inviting everyone who knows Miss Jayne to join us in wishing her all the best. OkANAGAN SINGLES 45+ Sept. 27, dinner at Sir Winston’s on patio if weather permits. Call if attending to enable confirmation of reservations, Dot at 250-542-4042. Sept. 29, appetizers, cards and games night at 7:30 p.m. Bring cards and games. BYOB and your favourite appetizer. Call 250-558-0602 by Sept. 28 for the address. BUDDHIST MONk Gen Kelsang Sanden, wellknown for his sense of humour and clarity of his teachings, will be in Vernon Sept. 27 and 28 to guide a Buddha Manjushri blessing Empowerment. Buddha Manjushri is the embodiment of the wisdom of all enlightened beings. The Empowerment is at Village Green Hotel. The topic for the Friday “Introduction To Tantra,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. No charge. Saturday Empowerment is 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Cost $65; $45 for centre card holders. To pre-register, call 250-558-0952 or see www.dorjechang.ca VERNON PUBLIc ART GALLERY Model Drawing Session with Cheek to Cheek Dance Studio Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in celebration of Culture Days, a nationwide event providing everyone with opportunity to participate in all art forms. Set to music in private exhibition space, artists are encouraged to draw without inhibition. Lorna Robb and guests JUST ARRIVED! of Cheek to Cheek Dance Studio will perform dance moves, as well as hold short dynamic poses. Enjoy the company of fellow artists, snacks and refreshments. Artists are asked to bring drawing materials. Free admission. Pre-registration 250.549.4200 required. Call 250-545- new lines & 3915 31st St. Vernon, B.C. colors now 3173, or e-mail info@verwww.atwistofyarn.com available! nonpublicartgallery.com

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Feature Event: clothing sale at the People Place today and Saturday eople Place will host a clothing sale today (Friday) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room 006 in the People Place, 3402-27th Ave., Vernon. Clothing will be priced on Friday, with a $5 bag sale on Saturday. We will have a good selection of fall/winter as well as spring/summer clothing. Carousel Consignments have donated much of the clothing and we wish to acknowledge their generosity. Proceeds from the sale will support the 15 nonprofit tenant agencies housed in the People Place. For more information, call 250-558-6585.

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Relaxed and fun class, includes qi gong. Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Knox Presbyterian Church. Call 250-260-4117 or 250-542-1984. THE BARGAIN BIN Come shop for great bargains at 3445 Pleasant Valley Rd., downtown Armstrong and support the local Healthcare Auxiliary. Clothing, toys, housewares, sporting goods and much more. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday to Friday, and 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Phone 250-546-8813. cARDS AT HALINA SENIORS cENTRE 50+ welcome to join in a fun game of canasta at the centre, 3310-37th Ave. Monday and Friday 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 250-542-2877 for information. cAETANI cULTURAL cENTRE Become a member, bring your ideas and let’s get creative. Members can help stage events and workshops in all artistic mediums or showcase their own work if they choose. If you have an interest in the arts or heritage or just want to be part of something special, become a member of the Caetani Cultural Centre Society and help us create a thriving creative centre for the community. We need your support! See www.caetaniculturalcentre.org SENIORS INFORMATION & RESOURcE BUREAU For seniors information, please call 250-545-8572, Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. See our website at www.socialplanning.ca or e-mail sirb@noees.com FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES Friday night supper at 6 p.m., a home-cooked meal for $8 to $9, steak dinners $9; and meat draw every Friday at 5:30 p.m. Also Fridays, karaoke with Brenda at 8 p.m. All monies from meat draws go directly to local charities. wEIGHT AND SEE DROP-IN PROGRAM Weekly program Fridays 10 a.m. - noon for families, Vernon Health Centre, 144014th Ave., with babies aged 10 days to two months old. Public health nurses present to weigh and assess babies, provide breastfeeding and parenting support, and make referrals to community partners, as necessary. Info. available on topics such as: feeding issues, immunizations, safety,

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adjustment to parenthood, family planning, community resources and smoking cessation. For more information, call 250-549-5721. MOOD DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP Meets Fridays at 2:30 p.m. at Peer Outreach Centre, 3100-28th Ave. Family, friends and caregivers welcome. For information call Patricia, 558-6900 or the Peer Support Office at 542-6155. VERNON TREATMENT cENTRE Do you or a loved one have an alcohol/drug and/or other addiction problem? We can help! Day and evening courses available. Please call 542-6151 for more info. AA MEETINGS Monday to Sunday 7 a.m., 3204 Alexis Park Dr.; open meeting, handicap accessible. Monday to Friday, noon, open, VTC, 281048th Ave. (H) open meeting, noon at Lutheran Church, 1204-30 Ave, Vernon. Lumby group, (X) open meeting 7 p.m., Catholic Church, 2202 Park Ave. (X) open meeting at 8 p.m., VTC, 2810-48 Ave, Vernon. Open meeting, 3204 Alexis Park Dr. Vernon (H), 5 p.m. daily. (H) Handicap Access. (X) No Handicap Access. Info., call 250-545-4933 NARcOTIcS ANONYMOUS OPEN MEETING Fridays at noon, unit 3, 2810-48th Ave. (VTC back room). Open to the public, topic/discussion meeting, wheelchair access. Friday Nite Naturally High meeting at 8 p.m., room 003, 3402-27th Ave., the People Place basement (open, basic text meeting, wheelchair accessible). Call the 24-hour hotline at 250-503-3260 or 1-866-918-3574 if you need to talk or for more information.

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Les Fresorger at 542-7181 or see www.nora.ca. sunsHine seniors meet If you are 55+ and would enjoy an afternoon of fellowship consisting of music, storytelling, games and a delicious lunch, then come to Peace Lutheran activity area, 1204-30th Ave., every second and fourth Friday of the month at 1:30 p.m. You will be very welcome there!

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12th annual old stoCk & seConds sale Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cherryville Artisans Shop, 1187 Highway 6, Cherryville. Great bargains in glass, pottery, jewelry and more. Info., call 250-547-0020. okanagan mainline p H i l a t e l i C assoCiation Hosted by the Vernon Stamp Club Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Schubert Centre.

Buying, selling and auction after lunch. Everyone welcome; no admission charge. Call Roy at 250542-4127 for more info. edelWeiss soCiety oF Vernon oktoberFest Sept. 28, Schubert Centre, doors open 7 p.m., dance starts 8 p.m. Tickets $10 each available at Schubert Centre. An evening of ethnic dance music; pretzels available to purchase, foodand drinks supplied by Schubert Centre staff: bratwurst and sauerkraut, potato salad and dessert. Vernon publiC art gallery’s Family saturday Sept. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m., Charcoal and Conte Drawing. Family Saturdays take place last Saturday of each month with art project suitable for all ages. This week, we encourage our younger guests to participate in drawing exercises in celebration of Culture Days.

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Regional BoaRd HigHligHts – septemBeR 2013 park project Funding The Regional Board supports adding previously approved funding from one Regional Park project to another. The $123,600 approved to replace the Cottonwood Bridge this year will instead be allocated along with $150,000 from the Federal Government Community Infrastructure Program to replace sections of the North Breakwater at Okanagan Centre Safe Harbour Regional Park. no land swap The Regional Board will not pursue further discussions with BC Parks regarding the possibility of a land swap within Fintry Provincial Park to facilitate possible operation of a historical working farm. BC Parks and the Friends of Fintry Society have indicated that they would rather investigate heritage and recreational revenue stream opportunities and that the working farm idea is not feasible. special events permit Changed The Regional Board has approved a request from the Kelowna Dirt Bike Club to change the date of one of the events previously approved for its Special Events Permit Noise bylaw exemption. Instead of a charity event on September 15th the club will raise funds for the Spinal Cord Injury Society of BC on October 20th.

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dogs working and playing. speCial olympiCs Vernon Celebrate with people around the world fourth annual Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day. SO Vernon hosts sports day for everyone at Polson Park Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Individuals with intellectual disabilities of all ages can try out some of the great sports on offer, talk to coaches, enjoy snacks and win prizes. Drop ins welcome, athletic attire recommended. Register at www.sobcvernon.ca or with Leslie at 250-317-1272 or lthornley@specialolympics.bc.ca dog Fair Sept. 28 at Freedom Doggy Care, 4516-27th Ave., Vernon, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pet photos with Ashleigh Doyle, training and consulting with Mandarin MacLeod, Quinn’s dog cookies, Shampooches groomer. Let your puppy try painting (by donation, with funds raised going to The Road Home Rescue); live music with Shannon Ingersoll; clowns. First event, hoping to make this an annual one. Info., call Georgie at 250-938-9479. HydroponiCs Learn to grow natural, organic, healthy fruits, vegetables, herbs and plants all year round in your own home! Presented by TLC Hydroponics & Garden Supplies of Armstrong, at Greater Vernon Museum & Archives Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. Space limited. Preregister at 250-542-3142. Admission by donation. Falun daFa Please note: change of day and location: we now meet Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon, at People Place, 3402-27th. Practice always free of charge. An ancient Qi Gong practice for mind and body, Falun Dafa is a self-cultivation practice that improves health, relieves stress and promotes mental and spiritual well-being. Info., www.falundafa.org, Harvey at 250-545-4402 or Joy at 250-859-2388.

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Okanagan College students enrolled in the mechanical building trades got some heavy industry backing with the announcement of a new award from the Southern Interior Construction Association. SICA is contributing $17,500 over the next five years to create the SICA Patrick Waunch Award. “This annual award of $3,500 will make it easier for students to get their certificates in refrigeration and air conditioning, sheet metal work or plumbing,” said Bill Everitt, SICA chief operating officer. “We also wanted to take the opportunity to create something that would recognize Patrick Waunch who has contributed so much to this industry.” Waunch, Rambow Mechanical president, has played an instrumental role in SICA, sitting on the board for nearly two decades. A holder of Red Seal tickets in four mechanical trades, Waunch is a member of Okanagan College’s program advisory committee, and has held numerous roles at the provincial and national level. A past-chairperson of the B.C. Construction Association, Waunch currently serves as chairperson of the Trade Contractors Council for the Canadian Construction Association. “This award is very generous,” said Brad Oliver, chairperson of the mechanical building trades department at Okanagan College “It will help somebody not so fortunate to get into the trade and maybe later think about giving something back, like Patrick has.”

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Patrick Waunch, Rambow Mechanical president, thanks the Southern Interior Construction Association for naming a new Okanagan College scholarship in his honour for students enrolled in the mechanical trades.

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Doug Fairweather & Audrey Sutton Audrey and Doug have owned the Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy (OVCMT) in Downtown Vernon since 1994. Doug is the director and an instructor at OVCMT. Audrey retired from participation at the college in January 2012. The theme of “Enjoy the Journey” is dear to both of our hearts as it is a wonderful reminder of the gift of each day and the precious opportunity to live it with joy, heart fullness and engage in service to others. We are grateful to be able to provide service to the Greater Vernon community at OVCMT through a number of student outreach programs including Special Needs clinic, Maternity Massage, the Peer massage in elementary schools and Sports Massage. Doug also presently enjoys active participation in the Downtown Vernon Association and Audrey volunteers in one of the Vernon literacy programs and spontaneously participates in other community projects when possible. We are delighted and honoured to participate in this fabulous fundraiser for hospice and are having great fun developing our dance skills under the most heartful and skillful “tutelage” of Lorna.

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A former fire chief received special recognition during Monday’s Regional District of Central Okanagan board meeting. Derek Fletcher has received an exemplary service award from the federal government for 20 years of service and a long service award from the provincial government in recognition of his 25 years of service and commitment to the Wilson’s Landing community along Westside Road. Fletcher retired as chief of the Wilson’s Landing Fire Department earlier this year, but is still the training officer. The awards were presented by Robert RDCO chairCatch up with the dancersHobson, at person. www.facebook.com/DWTVS

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Agenda looks to economic opportunities Morning Star Staff

The Business Council of B.C. and the B.C. Chamber of Commerce have released the final report of the B.C. Agenda for Shared Prosperity. The report details the results of a year-long process that puts forward 60 recommended actions and policies aimed at improving opportunities for economic participation for all British Columbians. “While British Columbia’s economy as a whole has done relatively well in recent times, the reality is that not all British Columbians are sharing in its success and there is an urgency to act so that future generations may realize the economic and social opportunities ahead,” said Greg D’Avignon, BCBC president. “The recommendations and actions emerging from this process are unique for the business community and represent an attempt to draw a stronger, more collaborative, connection between growing the economic pie and the corresponding social and community benefits that come from a robust economy.” From the process, three key themes emerged that served as the basis for the recommendations included in the report. These themes were: 1. Creating Prosperity: in order to enable shared prosperity, there is a prerequisite need to create prosperity through a strong economy that drives investment, job creation and improved living standards. 2. Participating in Prosperity: there is an ongoing and challenging need to ensure the benefits of prosperity have broad reach – benefitting as many as possible with a realistic view towards the policies available to deliver a stronger sense of shared prosperity for the province. 3. Improve the public discourse: to achieve objectives identified through the B.C. Agenda process, the

public discourse – how we arrive at actions to move forward – needs improvements.

“British Columbia’s businesses, all types, all sizes and in all communities, stand ready

to build a stronger connection between business activities, the economy and British

Columbians’ daily lives,” said John Winter, B.C. chamber president. “By working togeth-

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tunities and expand the prosperity British Columbians enjoy today.”

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A greyhound catches up to the ‘bunny’ in preparation for the Whippet Club of B.C.’s annual fall trials Saturday and Sunday on Langford Road in Lavington (there will be signs posted from Highway 6 leading to the field). The public is welcome to attend, with well-behaved dogs on leash, from 9:30 a.m. to about 2 p.m. The club is also selling homemade jams of various kinds as a fundraiser.

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David James Skelly

Held at 4481 Larkin X Rd Armstrong, BC October 15 2013 . 6:00 pm. Vernon Lawn Bowling Club AGM & LUNCHEON VLBC Clubhouse-Polson Park Saturday October 26. Reception-noon, Lunch 12.30, Entertainment & AGM 1.30 RSVP 250-549-4100

1930 – 2013 David James Skelly was a wonderful man! Sadly, he passed away on September 21, 2013. He was ŐolĮnŐ, with his oldest friend, and parred the Įrst hole at his beloved Őolf course ;HillviewͿ, then had to leave us suddenly. He leŌ with Őrace and dignity with his family by his side. Dave will always be remembered as a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, greatgrandfather, and friend. He is survived by his wife, Lois, of nearly ϲ0 years, three children͗ Sherry ;HarveyͿ, Wat ;onnieͿ, Heather ;'erryͿ, seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, several other relaƟves, and many good friends. In life, Dave had many great passions. He was an accomplished outdoorsman, athlete, wood worker, gardener, and dog owner. Everything he did in life was done to the best of his ability. His stories ;which became more embellished with each tellingͿ will be lovingly remembered and retold by family members and friends for years to come. Dave was a notorious ũokester and always looked at the posiƟve side of life. He warmed our hearts, enriched our lives, and will be sadly missed. In lieu of Ňowers donaƟons may be made to the anadian ancer Society. dhe family would like to thank the staī at sernon Jubilee and Dr. &red Dyck for the loving care they gave Dave. dhere will be a celebraƟon of life on Sunday, September 2ϵth at the Enderby Senior iƟnjen͛s ompledž in Enderby from 2͗00 ʹ ϰ͗00 p.m.

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March 22, 1916 – September 23, 2013 Passed away peacefully in her 98th year. Born in Chicago, raised in Manitoba. Predeceased by her husband Raymond, her parents Rev. Arthur and Grace Radley and her sisters Edith Radley and Marũorie EllioƩ. Greatly missed by her son Douglas, daughter Ann Black, granddaughter Allison Black (Mark Hall), and great granddaughter Eleanor. Fondly remembered by siblings Jeanne Wolfe of KƩawa, Donald Radley (<athleen) of dhunder Bay, and many nieces and nephews in B.C., Ontario and Eova ScoƟa. Gladys was an enthusiasƟc English teacher at Seaton Junior High. She and Ray had been faithful and involved members of drinity hnited Church since they moved to Vernon in 1947. Among many other acƟviƟes, Gladys was a devoted parƟcipant in her book club and dream group. She pursued her interest in social ũusƟce as a volunteer for Amnesty InternaƟonal and hEICEF. Her dry sense of humour and enquiring mind will be much missed by her family and friends. dhe family wishes to thank Virginia Calvert and the staī at D.J.͛s for their considerate care over the last three years and the staī at Vernon Jubilee Hospital for their unfailing kindness during Gladys͛ last days. A funeral service will be held at drinity hnited Church, 3300 Aledžis Park Drive, Vernon, at 2͗00 p.m. on Monday, September 30͖ recepƟon in the church to follow. In lieu of Ňowers, please consider a memorial donaƟon to Amnesty InternaƟonal (info@ amnestyvernon.ca͖ 2ϱ0-307-8ϲ03) or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 2ϱ0-ϱ42-01ϱϱ.

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Adrien Francois Chicoine 1919 - 2013

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Adrien on September 22, 2013 in Armstrong, BC at the age of 94, born April 23, 1919 in Storthoaks, SK to Pierre and Marie Louise Chicoine. He joined the Canadian Army in 1943 and served in northwest Europe with the 12th Manitoba Dragoons during WWII. AŌer the war, he returned to Canada and seƩled in Vancouver, taking employment with Campbell Cartage Co. driving a truck. On April 27, 1948, Adrien married his wife Frieda Schmidt and started raising their family in Vancouver. They moved to Cloverdale, BC and operated a farm and it was there that Adrien started his own trucking company before moving to Armstrong, BC in 1976. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #35. Adrien is survived by his loving wife of 65 years: Frieda Chicoine; daughters: Rose Marie Featherstone (Jim), AnneƩe Finley (George), Jean Wilson (Steve), Marilyn Chicoine (Ron); son: Wayne Chicoine (Tamara); 10 grandchildren; and 11 great grand children. He is predeceased by his mother and father; 2 brothers; and 1 sister.

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The family would like to thank the home health care workers and the North Okanagan Hospice Society that looked aŌer Adrien in his Įnal days.

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A CelebraƟon of Life will be held by the family. Those wishing to do so may make a memorial donaƟon in memory of Adrien to the North Okanagan Hospice Society (3506 27 Street, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4). Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternaƟves.ca CremaƟon arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FhNERAL Θ CREMATION SERVICES® Armstrong 250-546-7237 Θ Vernon 250-558-0866

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Van Kam’s Group of Companies requires Class 1 Drivers for the Kelowna area. Applicants must havemin 2 yrs industry driving experience.

We Offer Above Average Rates! To join our team of professional drivers please send off a resume and current drivers abstract to: careers@vankam.com For more info about Line Haul, call Bev, 604-968-5488 Local P &D call Brandy, 250-860-6208 Van-Kam is committed to employment equity and environmental responsibility. We thank all applicants for your interest! Required immediately experienced Class 1 US drivers only. Must have US experience. We supply assigned trucks, company phones, US Medical, all picks and drops paid. Please fax resume with current clean abstract to 250-546-0600. No phone calls please.

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Excavator Operator Wanted Must have lots of residential experience such as basement digs, rock wall building, etc. Must be a team player. Email bearpawearthworks@telus.net

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Live-in Caretaker for a 20 unit Sr. Independent-Living Complex. Couple preferred. Resume to Three Links Lodge, #21-3700-Highland Park Road, Armstrong, B.C. V0E 1B4.

Rosalinda’s Filipino Kitchen 2810 33rd St, Vernon, BC requires a Full Time Cook $11.50/Hr. Cook/Prep/Clean Filipino/Canadian exp. High School Preferred. Apply: t_smelser@yahoo.ca

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Kindale Developmental Association is a progressive non-profit organization, dedicated to help create inclusive communities for adults with developmental disabilities. Kindale has it’s office in Armstrong and provides various programs that provide direct human services. Kindale offers home sharing as part of an array of residential options for adults and is currently seeking candidates for the position of:

Home Share Coordinator responsible for: implementation of standards for home sharing, monitoring individual and program outcomes, operations and administration of services, recruitment, retention, and support of the home sharing network, crisis response, complaint resolution. Hours of work are 35 hours per week Successful candidate will plan for, administer, monitor and evaluate all aspects of the Homeshare Program. Qualifications: a degree or diploma in social work, psychology, education, or counseling and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience in advocacy and planning experience (i.e. developing plans, conflict resolution, developing of policies/guidebooks) in community living settings for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Experience in negotiating contracts with individuals, independent contractors, and funding agents. Experience in public speaking. Experience in planning, organizing, and facilitating groups, and change management. Ability, skills and personal suitability to work effectively and cooperatively with various professionals, individuals, and their families. A valid BC Driver’s License. All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Executive Director at B_Elliott@kindale.net with Homeshare Coordinator in the Subject Line. We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please. Kindale Developmental Association is dedicated to achieving a work force that is representative of the communities we serve. Kindale is an equal opportunity employer.

Once the school is purchased, our 2014 Board Workplan will likely include the following projects: ͼ Ƶilding renoǀaƟonƐ͖ ͼ OƵtƐide ƐƉace and ƉlaygroƵnd enhanceŵent͖ ͼ Strategic Wlan iŵƉleŵentaƟon͖ ͼ &ƵndraiƐing͖ ͼ Zeďranding and DarkeƟng͘ zou can be part of this amanjing society and make a diīerence in our community! We are seeking prospecƟve Board members to be part of our professional, exciƟng and progressive Board of Directors. SƉeciĮc ƐkillƐetƐ ǁe are Ɛeeking are͗ ͼ Knowledge, experience or interest in the following: o strategic planning o legal o Įnances o community development o buildingͬproperty management o branding and markeƟng ͼ Interest in early learning educaƟon; ͼ Experience or interest in governance is beneĮcial ͼ Ability to commit up to 8 hours a month for meeƟngs; ͼ CommiƩed to improving the lives of children and families in the North Okanagan. do reƋƵeƐt a oard aƉƉlicaƟon Ɖackage͕ ƉleaƐe eŵail the oard Chair͕ Zeďekka >indƐkoog at ďoardoĨdirectorƐΛnocca͘ca͘ ŝƌĞĐƚŽƌƉŽƐŝƟŽŶŝƐŶŽƚĨŽƌLJŽƵ͕ďƵƚLJŽƵƐƟůůǁĂŶƚƚŽďĞŝŶǀŽůǀĞĚĂŶĚŚĞůƉŽƵƌ^ŽĐŝĞƚLJ͍ tĞ ĂƌĞ ĂůǁĂLJƐ ƐĞĞŬŝŶŐ ^ƵďĐŽŵŵŝƩĞĞ ƉŽƐŝƟŽŶƐ ĂŶĚ ǀŽůƵŶƚĞĞƌƐ ĨŽƌ ƐƉĞĐŝĂů ĞǀĞŶƚƐ͘ &ĞĞů ĨƌĞĞ ƚŽ ĐŽŶƚĂĐƚ ŽƵƌ džĞĐƵƟǀĞ ŝƌĞĐƚŽƌ ĞĚΛŶŽĐĐƐ͘ĐĂ ƚŽ ƐĞĞ ŚŽǁ LJŽƵ ĐĂŶ ŚĞůƉ͊

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COMMUNITY LIVING COORDINATORS

REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY: Applicant requires strong computer skills and a working knowledge of bookkeeping. Real Estate knowledge an asset. Hours can be flexible. Resumes to: Manager, Box 20116, Vernon, BC V1T 9L4

BUY-LOW FOODS Buy Low Foods, a local grocery store that has a thriving business in the Okanagan landing area requires

PART-TIME BAKERY, CASHIER & GROCERY STAFF Apply with Resume at #108 - 5301 - 25 Avenue, Vernon The Landing’s Very Own...

BUY-LOW FOODS 100% Locally Owned & Operated Right In Your Neighbourhood.

Delivery Driver/ Sales Rep Required The Armstrong Regional Cooperative is looking for a positive & conscientious team player to provide excellent customer service to our existing and future bulk fuel customers while delivering fuel & lubricants. The successful candidate will be computer literate, with good interpersonal, organizational and planning skills. This is a permanent, full-time driving position with a competitive pay package including extended health benefits and pension plan. The successful candidate must have a clean driving record with a minimum Class 3A license. Please bring your resume and drivers abstract to apply in person at 973 Otter Lake Cross Road, Armstrong during business hours or contact us at info@armstrong.coop to arrange a more convenient time.

North Okanagan Child Care Society

We are excited to announce that this fall, NOCCS will be purchasing West Vernon Elementary as our permanent home, and will be providing permanent space to other familyͬcommunity service groups in our community.

Nixon Wenger • Morning Star

OFFICE ASSISTANT

Kindale is a CARF accredited Non-profit Association

Founded by parents in 1994, and remaining a parent driven non-proĮt organinjaƟon today, The North Okanagan Child Care and Montessori Preschool Society (NOCCS) has built a strong reputaƟon in the North Okanagan for quality child care. Currently we oīer 4 infant-toddler programs, 5 three-Įve programs and 3 school age programs. NOCCS provides care for over 250 children in the North Okanagan.

Information

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

Website: www.kindale.net

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Information

The award winning EMPLOY program, is currently seeking participants. Employ offers eligible youth (16 - 30 years of age) paid attendance, valuable certifications, a paid work experience, and an opportunity to become independent and self reliant. For more information, call Janet at Community Futures, 250-545-2215, ext 215. The Government of Canada has contributed funding to this initiative

箽—ùÊçÙ‘ƒÙ››Ùó®ã«çÝ General Production Tolko Industries Ltd. is currently seeking General Labour Employees to join our teams in the Okanagan Region of BC. Tolko is a forest products company with marketing, resource management and manufacturing operations throughout Western Canada. QUALIFICATIONS • Interpersonal Skills, able to work both independently and in a team environment. • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot. • Strong organizational skills. • Enthusiastic, positive attitude. We offer a workplace where everyone plays an essential role in the success of our Company and where individual efforts are acknowledged. Our tradition of excellence is built on strong company values, a challenging environment, and continuous improvement philosophy. READY TO APPLY? If you are interested in exploring this opportunity and being part of our community, please visit our website at: www.tolko.com and submit your resume by September 27, 2013. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NOCLS is looking for a person who can assist an individual in their own living arrangements. They must be able to coordinate and implement a person·s plan. 0ake sure people have the support they need to maintain their health and safety to the greatest degree possible. Complete timely reports reTuired. 0aintaining good communication. Develop valued roles with the person in the community. Develop relationships. All shifts incl. nights. Requirements: criminal record search. Contact: NOCLS 2400-46th Avenue Vernon, BC V1T 9N5

CIRCULATION ASSISTANT AUXILIARY / ON CALL VERNON The Okanagan Regional Library has vacancies for Circulation Assistants, at our Vernon Branch. These positions are Auxiliary/On Call, for shifts as required. Please refer to our website www.orl.bc.ca for the Job Description, position requirements and information about applying for these opportunities. If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below. Human Resources Manager Okanagan Regional Library 1430 KLO Road Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6 E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca Fax: (250) 861-8696 Closing Date: October 11, 2013 at 3 p.m. Please quote Competitions #13-112 We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The City of Armstrong is accepting applications for a casual labourer and a casual equipment operator. These positions are covered under the CUPE Local 2709 contract and have an hourly rate of $21.79 and $27.82 respectively. Applicants must have a valid BC driver’s license and a good driving record. The equipment operator requires a valid Class 3 license with air endorsement and be experienced operating heavy equipment including backhoe and loader. The complete job descriptions are available online at www.cityofarmstrong.bc.ca. Please submit your resume, along with a current driver’s abstract to mstickney@cityofarmstrong. bc.ca or by fax 250-546-3710. Deadline for receipt of applications is 4:30 pm, Friday, October 11, 2013. PO Box 40, 3570 Bridge Street, Armstrong, BC V0E 1B0 Tel: 250-546-3023 Email: info@cityofarmstrong.bc.ca • Web: cityofarmstrong.bc.ca


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Pets & Livestock

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Pets

Help Wanted

Medical/Dental

Work Wanted

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL DISTRESS?

CERTIFIED DENTAL Assistant required full time for a busy general practice. Reception experience an asset. Must have great work ethic, demonstrate initiative, have excellent communication skills and work well within a team environment. We are a fully digital paperless office that is open 6 days a week - hours and days may vary. Please email resume info@pleasantvalleydental.ca

Affordable handyman services. Dump Runs, Lawn Care. Pressure Washing. Will do pretty much anything. Large or small. Kris 250-308-4100.

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

GENERAL LABOUR AND/ OR SUB-CONTRACTOR REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY.

MUST BE RELIABLE, AND ABLE TO MULTI-TASK. MUST HAVE VALID DRIVERS LICENCE AND CLEAN DRIVERS ABSTRACT. MUST HAVE SOME SORT OF INSULATION AND OR CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE. PLEASE FAX RESUMES TO (250)-546-6233 OR CONTACT OFFICE @ (250)-546-3456. AUTOMOTIVE PARTS DISMANTLER FULL TIME WITH HEALTH, DENTAL & INSURANCE BENEFITS MECHANICAL TOOLS REQUIRED FAX RESUME TO 250-547-2301 OR BY EMAIL LYNNE@AUTORECYCLING.COM

Carpenters/Carpenters Helper

Required immediately journeyman carpenters and carpenters helpers with experience. Must have valid drivers licence and own transportation, Please email resume and cover letter to: info@bercumbuilders.com No phone calls. Sales Assistant required for busy home furniture store. Part time position approx 4 days/week. Furniture & blinds experience an asset. Apply with resume to Box # 6 C/O The Morning Star 4407-25 Ave,Vernon, B.C. V1T1P5 WANTED: Dispatcher for local Transport Company. We require an experienced dispatcher immediately. Must be experienced with the truck mate program. Must have own transportation and be reliable. Wages based on experience. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and have excellent communication skills. Only those individuals with experience shall be considered. Applications will only be accepted by fax or e-mail no walk ins please. Please fax resume to 250-256-0600, or by e-mail to parris@ricknickelltrucking.com No phone calls please.

Labourers GUARANTEED Job Placement. Labourers, Tradesmen & Class 1 Drivers. For Oil & Gas Industry Work. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message For Info 1-888-213-2854

Medical/Dental Medical Office Space, Old Heritage House Downtown, Low overheads. 250-545-3233 or cell 778-930-1451

Help Wanted

Trades, Technical Kelowna METAL FAB shop requires full-time experienced Mig Welders & Brake Operators. May be shift work and must be physically fit. Wages according to exp, excellent benefits package. Please email resume to careers@rmil.ca. WE are looking for experienced erectors for pre-engineered steel buildings. fax to 250-717-5751, hr@mscsteel.com

Handymen: Repairs, Reno’s, Painting, Window Cleaning, pressure washing, dump runs and More!! 250-550-9099 Prof. pruned trees, haul garbage, yard maintenance, move furniture. Also Dry Fir, Pine firewood $160/cord. 778475-2858 or 250-306-6154

Services

Psychics Ana is back, world renowned psychic, past, present and future, for appointments call 778-930-2602.

We are looking for the following people to help grow our team:

(1) 250-899-3163

3 Rooms For $299, 2 Coats Any Colour

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

Rubbish Removal *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.

250-766-3835

Education/Tutoring After-School Spaces available for guitar, flute, saxophone lessons, Tues & Thurs. Also therapeutic singing Ages 7-97. Devon Muhlert, Caetani aka Ms. Music. 250-542-3228 or devonelle@telus.net

Financial Services www.smsequip.com

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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

Pets & Livestock

Feed & Hay 1st Cut Alfalfa/grass hay, no rain, aprox 60 lb bale $4/bale. (250)558-6928 Grass alfalfa hay for sale. $4-$6 per bale. Straw $3.50 per bale. 250-838-6765.

CAT OF THE WEEK Squeekie is a 6 year old neutered male ginger tabby. He may be 6 years old but he still has a lot to offer as he is well socialized and very affectionate.

For more info on Squeekie please call Crescent Falls Vet Hospital at 250-545-8200 during office hours.

Poultry Free range 2 yr old hens still producing eggs for sale $6-7 250 306-7287.

Fruit & Vegetables

We offer a wide variety of shifts to accommodate employees who want to achieve work life balance or the opportunity to work overtime. We also offer temporary staff housing while you find your own accommodation in the beautiful Elk Valley.

Home Improvements

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

We are one of the largest Komatsu dealers in the world and believe our continued growth is a result of our highly skilled and engaged employees who deliver excellence in the workplace.

1.877.835.6670

We Offer A Very Competitive Compensation Package. If you are interested in working for a very dynamic company where your input, your ideas and your participation is valued, apply today at bcjobs@smsequip.com or fax your resume to: 1-250-865-2644

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

Cabinets getting old? Let Remedy Cabinets rejuvenate them with modern style and savings. Call 250-547-0081

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

A1. Dump runs, yard clean up, weed whacking, Hedge trim, painting. Paul 250-550-4256

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

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Supplements Clerk Nature’s Fare Markets Vernon is hiring for our supplements department. This part-time position includes, assisting customers as well as general daily duties pertaining to this, and other departments. A background in supplements is an asset, candidates must be able to work weekends. Nature’s Fare offer’s a competitive starting wage and many other staff initiatives. If you enjoy working in a positive and rewarding environment please drop off resumes to: Nature’s Fare Markets Attention: Laurie Rodger #104-3400 30th Avenue Vernon B.C. V1T 2E2 Or E-mail to laurie_rodger@naturesfare.com

Livestock

Livestock

SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

HORSE HAY, $4.00 per bale. (250)545-5284

Kitchen Cabinets

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250-547-6815

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Thorough & Courteous. Have own equipment $20./hr. Lisa @ 250-307-3042 Vernon only

www.kingoffloors.com

250-549-0324

Auctions

Hay for sale Timothy/Alfalfa, 1st & 2nd crop alfalfa. (250) 547-6334

Overnight Delivery in most of BC!

Lumby, BC

Auction Sale October 5, 2013 10:00 am 1851 65th Street, Salmon Arm BC Phone Valley Auction Ltd. 25-546-9420 www.valleyauction.ca

PEGGY’S HOUSE & OFFICE CLEANING. $22/hr. Ref avail. 250-541-0911, 250-938-6338

Over 300 Choices Lowest Prices Guaranteed! Laminates - $0.59/sq ft Engineered - $1.99 sq ft Hardwood - $2.79 sq ft

Shavings Sawdust Wood chips Hog fuel Bark Mulch Cedar Mulch Fir Mulch 10-40 Yard Loads • Ogogrow • Firewood

BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR

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

FLOORING SALE

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Merchandise for Sale

Cleaning Services

SMS Equipment in Elkford, BC has moved into their brand new facility and is now hiring supervisors and tradespeople!!!

Farm Services

Vernon Animal Care Society featured

Apples: New crop, Honey Crisp & Gala, Neville Orchard 7699 McClounie Road 250309-5137 BURKE’S Reg tomatoes 25 lbs/$25. Roma’s 25 lb/$22.50 U-PICK TOMATOES $0.40/lb your boxes; Gala, Mac’s, Spartan’s; Carrots 25 lb/$15.; Beets 25 lbs/$20. Less 1.00/lb; Honey 1kg/$10.95; Brown eggs $4/doz. 250-545-2093

· Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technicians · Journeyman Electricians · Journeyman Welders · General Foreman

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250-260-0110 Financial Services

Financial Services

Landscaping

Landscaping

Full Time Retail Person required. Computer / Cash experience, friendly and enthusiastic, excellent customer service skills. Willingness to learn. Email resume in confidence to retailstaff55@gmail.com

Routes Available Consider being an independent carrier for ARMSTRONG RT 501 - Danallanko Dr & Catherine Cres • 68 papers • Avail. Oct 13 RT 503 - Rosedale Ave & Dunn Rd • 91 papers • Avail. now RT 510 - PV Rd & Jackson Ave • 116 papers • Avail. now RT 515 - Van Kleeck Ave & Okanagan St • 110 papers • Avail. now RT 519 - Hayden Dr & Fletcher Ave • 102 papers • Avail. now RT 520 - Highland Park Dr & Highland Park Cres • 69 papers • Avail. now BELLA VISTA RT 106 - Bella Vista Rd & Burton Rd (Inc. Blue Skies) • 119 papers • Avail. Oct 9 BX RT 39 - 4701 PV Rd & 47 Ave • 143 papers • Avail. now COLDSTREAM RT 220 - Lakeview Dr & College Dr • 94 papers • Avail. now EAST HILL RT 58 - Behind the Courthouse • 109 papers • Avail. now RT 84 - 30 Ave & 11 St • 72 papers • Avail. now LAVINGTON RT 216 - Giles Dr & Pine Dr • 91 papers • Avail. Oct 6 LUMBY RT 601 - Saddleview & Mountainview • 109 papers • Avail. Oct 16 RT 603 - Catt & Fairview • 80 papers • Avail. Oct 2 RT 604 - Shuswap & Bessette • 110 papers • Avail. Sep 29 MISSION HILL RT 21 - 18 Ave & 31 St • 88 papers • Avail. now RT 71 - 20 Ave & 36 St • 72 papers • Avail. now RT 122 - 16 Ave & 35 St • 55 papers • Avail. now ENDERBY RT 906 - Gearge St & Russell Ave • 122 papers • Avail. Oct 6 or ASAP

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Auctions

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

Auctions

Independently owned and operated by the Raffan Family since 1963.

MACHINERY SALE

Saturday, Sept. 28th • 9:00 am Consignments accepted until 3:30 pm Friday, Sept. 27th FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL US AT

250-546-9420

903 Raffan Rd., Armstrong, B.C.

VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR PICS

Owners & Auctioneers: Don & Peter Raffan mail@valleyauction.ca • www.valleyauction.ca


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250-550-7900 BJ’s Greenhouse, 6153 Old Kamloops Rd, no-spray produce. Canning tomatoes 20lb, $14. Roma tomatoes, 20lb $16. Beets $0.85/lb.watermelon, cantaloupe. sweet and hot Bell, Hungarian,banana peppers $1.50/lb. Potatoes, 20lb $12. Hot peppers,Pickling cucs, 50¢-$1.50lb, carrots, eggplant, squash, u-pick 35¢ lb Macs & Gala apples, min 100 lb. etc. 250-542-7179

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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. www.scrappappy.ca 250-260-0217.

Medical Supplies

Misc. for Sale ProForm EKG Grip Treadmill $1200. folds for storage, 4 programs; Queen Air Hide-a-bed, w/pump $300.; 4 225/60/R17 Toyo GSi-5 Winter tires 95% tread, $300.; Christmas Tree, green 7’5” Prelit Memory, New $150. 250-801-3994 Sears - Craftsman 10” Radial Arm Saw on stand, $100. or trade for ? (778)475-4880

Pears 50¢/lb, Prunes 75¢/Ib, Apples 40¢lb Maws Orchard 250-546-3401, 250-309-2836

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

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

The Pumpkin Patch

Misc. for Sale

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

@ 642 St Annes Rd

Will be OPENING OCT 1st Pumpkin, Squash & Gourds. (250)546-6690

Furniture MOVING SALE Quality merchandise to much to list! Most of the stuff is 6 years. 250-503-3818. NEW QUEEN Mattress Set $200 Company Coming? Tired of your old mattress? Still in plastic! Mfg. warranty 250.870.2562

Soft fabric high back sectional chesterfield w/attached recliner. $800. Matching rocker recliner. $300. Glass end tables $40 each. Glass coffee table.$50. 250-542-2572.

Heavy Duty Machinery A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53’ in stock. SPECIAL 44’X40’ 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

BUY-SELL-CONSIGN Quality furniture, household appliances, antiques, collectables and vehicles for CONSIGNMENT. www.doddsauction.com.

CALL DODDS AUCTION 250-545-3259

Auction under the Gigantic Circus Tent No Buyer’s Fee Cash Only Collectibles & Misc.

Everything Must Go! 5680 Hwy 97B 11am - Sept. 29 1 (250)832-3577

Décor art items used in new home displays. Towels, cushions, framed art, ornaments and more. Can be seen Sunday Sept. 29th 8-4 p.m. at Home #6 – 8014 Whitestone Drive in Coldstream. Ph: 250503-1731 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/ newspaper? Limited numbered pictures of Pat Jordan, office desk 250545-5690 Maytag Neptune front load washer, n/g dryer. works great (white)$400.obo 250-542-5766

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SHRUB & HEDGE SHAPING TREE PRUNING & REMOVAL MOWING, LEAF & WEED REMOVAL YARD CLEANUP & HAUL AWAY REGULAR MAINTENANCE

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• Shrub/Hedge Shaping • Leaf Removal • Pruning • Mowing • Yard Cleanup • Nutrient Management Jake 250-351-5478 Cell

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PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CONTAINERS 9:00am - 5:00pm • Closed Mon. & Thurs. 6831 Bella Vista Road • 250-545-1610

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Private Collector looking to buy a coin collection, Can., US & specialty foreign coins. Also looking for error coins. Todd: 250-864-3521 Old spoon collector, 864-3521 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 Wanted to buy Jewelry to repair or recycle or out of date. 1-778-932-2316

Sporting Goods Barnett Demon cross bow with accessories $500. 250545-7690. Quality Firearms Buy & Sell. Weber & Markin Gunsmiths The Best Little Gunshop Around 4-1691 Powick Rd Kel 250-762-7575 Tue-Sat 10-6 facebook.com/WeberMarkin

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COLDSTREAM

AFFORDABLE LUXURY. Over 2100 sq.ft on one level of professionally designed & decorated beauty. This home has it all - one of a kind floor plan. Nice country setting, great yard, friendly neighbourhood. A must see! Vendor motivated. Reduce to $449,900. (403)540-2991.

WESTMOUNT APARTMENTS

Bachelor & 1Bdrm - Downtown near Schubert Centre, bright and clean, F/S, Heat & Hot Water incl. No pets, $500$600/mo Call 250-308-8500

Fabulous Horse Property or Fruit Orchard 16+ acres, fully irrigated Income from cottage rental, or live in until build. Offers? ASKING

$786,000 MLS

®

Bjorn Edblad 250.308.7134

PEOPLE PLACE CLOTHING SALE FRI. SEPT. 27TH • 9 am to 3 pm SAT. SEPT. 28TH • Bag Sale 9 am to 1 pm (inside) 3402 - 27 Avenue FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES SUNDAY BREAKFAST & FLEA MARKET 5101 - 25TH Ave. EVERY SUNDAY 8 am - 12 pm CALL 250-542-3003 Armstrong: 3560 Jackson Ave, Sat Sept 28, 9-4pm. Large multi family moving sale. Furniture, house wares and kids items. Christmas and more. Bella Vista: 3107 Agnew Rd, Sat Sept 28, Sun 29, Estate sale everything must go. 9-5 BX 6144 Silver Star Rd, Sun Sept 29, 10-4. Indoor sale, antique, collectible tires 215 60 16. BX 630 Larkspur Rd Vernon, Sat Sept 28th 8-12, yard & garage items, inc snowblower. BX: 6760 L & A Rd, Sat, Sept 28, 8-5, Fencing, irrigation, welding, mech, garden, tow bars, household, walnuts, etc. Coldstream: 10205 Venables Dr Sat Sept 28, 9-2, downsizing, household assorted, etc. Coldstream:11401-Priest Valley Dr. Sat Sept, 28 8-1. Quilting, records, kids stuff. Coldstream: 11605 Palfry Dr. W. Sat/Sun, 9-1, rain or shine, household, kids, electronics. Coldstream: 260 Scenic Dr, Sat 10-2, Garden, paintings, cinder blocks, household, etc Coldstream: 50 Lochhaven Crt. Sat, Sept 28, 8:30-2, Lots of good things. No early Birds! Coldstream #6 8014 Whitestone Dr. Sun, Sept. 29, 9-4p.m. Mostly décor items, used for real estate home staging. Giftware. Framed prints. Linens, cushions, curtain rods, etc.. Leather inlaid table. Some misc. household items incl. pond pumps. No early birds please. COLDSTREAM #7-8014 Whitestone Drive. Sun Sept 29 9am - 4pm. EastHill: 1800 20 St. Sat. Sept 28, 9-1. 2 Family! Baby clothes, household, lots misc! East Hill: 4104 Cascade Dr, Sat Sept 28, 8-11, 18ft boat, lots of quality items. Foothills: 5453 Pearson Rd Sept 28, 8-3, multi family sale, no early birds.

Vernon Spruce Landing Complex 41st 25 Ave, Fri Sept 27, Sat 28

8-2pm Christmas, supplies, furniture, books, fabric, tools, porcelain dolls, new and used.

Middleton Mtn: 1051-11th Avenue (off Middleton Way). Saturday, Sept 28th. Starts at 8am. Rain or shine. Household items, home decor, paint and more. All clean and priced.

MOVING SALE! Vernon: 2001 37th Ave Fri, Sept 27, 2-7 Sat, Sept 28, 8-4

China Cabinet & Hutch, bunk beds, desk, patio furniture, BBQ, piano, snowblower, & household items! OkLanding: 9238 Chinook Rd Fri/Sat/Sun, Sept 27-29, 8-5, Tools, Garden, Household, etc Predator Ridge, moving sale Birdie Lake Court, Follow signs, Sparkling Hill. Sat 9am. Treasures Sale, Furniture & collectable’s. Sat/Sun Sept, 28/29, 10-4. 1350 Stepney Cross Rd, Armstrong. Vernon: 1203 Pottery Rd, Sat, Sept 28, 9-1, Stroller, carseat, bassinet, girls & boys clothes.. Vernon: 2401 42 Ave. Sat. Sept 28, 8:30-11:30 Multifamily! TV, speakers, bikes,etc Vernon: 3607 9th St, Sun Sept 29th 9-2pm. Moving sale something for everyone.

Royal LePage Downtown Realty

Wanted to buy: not listed unit at The Strand/Seasons and boat slip. 250-306-1945.

Apt/Condos for Sale

Revenue Property

Lumby: large 2bdrm W/D in unit, gas f/p, $675 call Sean 250-306-0959

CAREFREE RENTAL INVESTMENTS

Business for Sale

100% managed & looked after with long-term lease

Nail business for sale, owner moving 250-309-8754.

2 bdrm unit $309,000 MLS 6-plex $1,250,000

For Sale By Owner Grindrod 11+ acres level productive farmland, newer 3 bdrm, 2 bath home, 2 car garage, $400,000. 250-309-1420

Vernon: 4303 24th St, Sun, Sept 29, 10-4, Moving Sale! Xmas decor, fishing, tread mill... Vernon: 7665-Ok Landing Rd, Sept 28, 8am-noon No early birds!. Grade 9 Fundraiser! Bikes, sporting goods, household, furniture, kids stuff,cheap prices! Westside Moving Sale corner of Westshore Rd, Sat, Sept 28, 8-1. Furniture, baby items. LOTS more! Rain date Sat. Oct. 5th Yard sale - 12981 Oyama Rd Sat Sept 28, 8-1 Ass’t household items, foosball table, crystal stemware, collectable figures. (Take the Pelmewash Parkway turn off, then left on Oyama road).

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1604 31st Street

45+ Building

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

250-558-9696 250-503-7315

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Great return on investment Bjorn Edblad 250.308.7134 Royal LePage Downtown Realty

RV Sites

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

PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $140,000. www.orlandoprojects.com Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner financing. 250-558-7888

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The

Private Mobile home sale in Vernon. Mortageable, 2 bdrm, den, well kept. $26,900 250558-1511

1000 Trails, including Naco, Leisure World + Resort Management in Palm Springs.

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Houses For Sale

Phone: 250-763-3686

EAST HILL

Rentals

No smoking / No pets.

Apt/Condo for Rent

250-542-1701

Drastically Reduced

3-5 bedroom, move-in today Close to Silver Star school Over $50,000 in renovations Best deal around Check & Compare NOW

$279,000 MLS

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Bjorn Edblad 250.308.7134 Royal LePage Downtown Realty

Apt/Condo for Rent

Vernon 4112 - Cascade Dr. Sat, Sept. 28, 8-3 pm HUGE Garage Sale!

Craft Supplies, Silk flowers, Perennials, Rolls of Ribbons, lace, wool & fabric, Christmas Decor, Jewelry, Collectable’s, Furnishings. linens, etc. Brides to be, head pieces, wedding baskets, candelabras, all you need for you wedding decor+ in/outside...Crafters, Knitters, Sewers, Stagers, Gardeners,lawnmower. Perennials, curly willow trees, etc.. Dining room chairs, twin beds, etc. Numbered unframed prints, various Artists/sizes All Must be Sold!

Real Estate

VALLEYVIEW APARTMENTS

1&2 bdrm aparts close to rec centre. N/P, N/S. $600-$700 + utils. (250)307-4948 1bdrm East Hill, Lakeview Manor, hardwood floors, n/p, n/s, on-site laundry. 250-2605870 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

Townhouses

Brookside Garden Rentals Family Oriented Complex

CLIFFS

3611 27th Ave.

2 Bedroom From $84500 +40 Adult, Secure Building, No Pets, No Smoking, Covered Parking, Elevator. MOVE IN INCENTIVES AVAILABLE. For more information, please call

250-503-7315

Discover the Secret!

900

per month

All suites include heat, hydro and hot water, F/S, W/D, AC and DW. On-site Resident Manager.

Thor Chinchilla REALTOR PROPERTY MANAGER ®

250-309-1742

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

250-503-1257

A New Tradition of Quality Living

BRENTWOOD APARTMENTS

1 Bedroom

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

250-545-0962 or 250-503-7977 2bdrm, 1 bath, near Schubert Centre, furnished $825. Unfurnished. $750. 250-545-1347. 2-LARGE 2bdrm apt’s. $750 & $800/mo.+hydro, NO PETS, Avail Now. 250-869-9788 3bdrm, 3.5 bath condo @ The Rock, f/s d/w, w/d h-up, n/s n/p $1450. Oct 1, 250-306-8303 Adventure Bay, waterfront, bachelor condo, furnished, move in. $850 incl all util.,778475-2219 or 403-891-1414. ARLINGTON APARTMENTS 1 bedrooms NS/NP SENIORS; Clean & well maintained;Close to Schubert Centre Call: 250-275-8066

Three bedroom, 1.5 baths, full basement, near hospital and downtown area.

1 bdrm suite starting $675 mo. 3 appl, A/C, adult bldg, elevator, parking, 13th month FREE with lease. Best location.

CENTURY MANOR & EMBERS APTS Bachelor & 1 bedrm NS/NP; SENIORS Close to Schubert Centre Clean & well maintained. 250-275-8066 Enderby apt, 2 bdrm,new floors & paint, a/c, quiet main floor, 250-308-9299.

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Open Houses

Serious inquires call …

250-549-4467 Open Houses

Open Houses

HILLSIDE TERRACE. 39th Ave, ADULT, clean & well maintained; 1 & 2 bdrm, N/S, N/P 250-545-5773

2-BDRM HARWOOD AREA, PV Rd lower suite, heat included W/D $950 250-541-0361 after 6pm 250-307-5996

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:

Northland Apartments

Very close to bus routes and short walk to “Wholesale Club”.

Enderby 1 bedroom apartment for rent, walk to down town, pet friendly. Quiet and clean 114 George Street. $600. single $650. couple. call Alex @ 778-475-8283.

Lumby 2brm aprt for rent f/s $750 inc heat, n/s, n/p. 250542-5776.

Units have been freshly painted, new flooring and carpets.

(250) 260-1162

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

Hawthorn Lane

2 bdrm suites starting from

Rentals

Rickford Manor 1 & 2 bdrm suites available to mature renters. No dogs/ No smoking building close to downtown 680.00 and up scooter parking. Ask about the move in incentives. 250-5495254

Duplex / 4 Plex

Beautifully renovated 3bdrm, 2 baths, 5 app, parking n/s, $1150. 250-558-0969, 250938-1957 Large 2-bdrm upper suite in fourplex, adult oriented, close to Kin Beach, n/s, n/p, util incl $825. (250)838-9657

Mobile Homes & Pads 2bdrm, reno’d, 5-appl, n/s, 15 min to Armstrong or Vernon Avl Oct 1, $800. 250-540-6563 In Lumby 3bdrm, Gas heat, f/s, w/d, $850/mo. no dogs. Call Tom 250-503-7044

Homes for Rent 2bdrm, 2 bath, Brand New (East Hill), 2 car garage, close to DT, 6-appl, spectacular city view, avail Oct 1. $1500. ref’s req’d. (250)540-8284 2Bdrm, 850sq.ft, $950+util. w/d hook-up, fenced yard, pet neg. Oct 1st. Ref’s. 2708 - 38 St. (250) 308-7461 2bdrm, near downtown Vernon, incl Hydro, water, f/s, d/w, w/d,large private back yard, Avail Nov.1. 250-503-1642. Rent to own could be worked out. 2bdrm, seniors area, near d/t Safeway, n/s, $900pm. 250542-6391. 4bdrm+loft East Hill, f/s, dw, w/d, lrg yard, n/s. Avail immed. $1500 + utils. (250)308-4940 $800/MO Olalla 1/2 hr south from Penticton. 2 bdrm, w/d, s/f, NS. Closed in deck for smoking outside. Lrg fenced yd and carport. 250-499-9703

Open Houses

WEEK-END WEEK-END DRIVE HOUSE wEEkly OPENOPEN RealEstate WEEKLY HOUSE DRIVE ALEXIS PARK 3506 - 41 Ave Sunday, 12:30-2:00 $299,900

cIty 3502 - 24A Ave Sunday, 12:00-1:30 $239,000

EASt hILL 3303 - 25 St Sunday, 2:00-4:00 $269,000

LUmBy 1904 Skyview Cres Sunday, 12:00-1:30 $339,000

noRth BX 7257 McLennan Rd Sunday, 12:00-1:30 $659,900

3806 - 36 St Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $265,900

101, 3705 - 30 Ave Sunday, 2:00-4:00 $164,900

2003 - 23 Ave Sunday, 2:00-4:00 $274,900

2291 Catt Ave Sunday, 2:00-3:30 $379,000

coLdStREAm 9001 Mackie Drive Sunday, 12:00-1:30 $875,000

2101 - 30 Ave Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $419,900

mIddLEton moUntAIn 908 Mt Bulman Dr Sunday, 12:00-2:00 $498,500

oKAnAgAn LAndIng 7373 Brooks Ln Sunday, 1:00-3:00 starting at $549,900

To be replaced

ARmStRong 3170 Highland Park Ave Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $345,000 BELLA VIStA 3032 Sandon Dr Sunday, 12:00-1:30 $389,900

1204, 4900 Heritage Dr Sat & Sun, 12:00-3:30 $269,900 BX 5615 East Vernon Rd Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $614,900

12807 Kinloch Dr Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $569,900

FoothILLS 7200 Apex Dr Sunday, 2:00-3:30 $549,000

#205, 204 Kal Lake Rd Sunday, 2:30-3:30 $210,000

501, 7922 OK Landing Rd Sunday, 11:30-1:30 $425,000

7, 1117 Mt Fosthall Dr Sunday, 2:15-3:30 $524,900

7126 Longacre Dr Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $399,800

7001 Apex Dr Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $580,000

700 Mt Thor Dr Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $825,000

30, 5886 OK Landing Rd Sunday, 1:00-2:30 $284,000

8909 Cherry Lane Sunday, 1:00-4:00 $459,000

#2, 6932 Manning Pl Sunday, 2:15-3:30 $449,000

16, 5888 OK Landing Rd Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $365,000

EASt hILL 1702 - 39 Ave Sunday, 12:30-1:45 $339,000

hARWood 3, 4407 - 20 St Sunday, 12:30-2:00 $289,900

mISSIon hILL 3807 - 17 Ave Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $314,900 2113 - 34 St Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $224,900


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Homes for Rent

Suites, Lower 2nd floor 2bdrm, near downtown, N/P, N/S inside, no noise after 10pm. $800+hydro, well maintained. 306-386-7066 and 250-938-0357.

Cars - Sports & Imports

Trucks & Vans

Thor Chinchilla

Auto Accessories/Parts

REALTOR® PROPERTY MANAGER

250-309-1742

• 4 bedroom updated home on acreage, just past the foothills. Fenced yard, deck, 5 appliances, huge garage. Flat 3 acres $1600 • 1 bedroom apartment, centrally located, mtn & city views, balcony, 1 stall parking, utilities incl except hydro. $750 • Fantastic 3 bedroom home in Coldstream with lakeviews. Term lease ending 2014 (Apr 30 or May 15). 3 baths, 5 appliances, garage, yard, deck, nice finishing. $1400 • 3 bdrm lower suite, East Hill. Shower, no tub, yard, large space. Utilities incl. $895

vernonhomes.ca/forrent Armstrong 4bdrm, 2 bath, fenced yard, 5-appl, n/s, n/p, Nov 1, $1200. 1(780)805-6991 Designer finished house,level entry, city view, 2 - 3 bdrm, 6-appl, fully fenced, priv patio, a/c, f/p, custom extras, term lease $1450. incl.util. close to school & shopping. Call (250)540-0671 Furnished 3 bdrm, 2 bath, Ok Lakeshore, 5-appl, dock, ns, np, $1400 + util, Oct 1 - May 31/14. (250)308-1917

Shared Accommodation 1bdrm, D.T. from $450 incl.util. furniture, cable. N/P, N/S. 250-549-0644 1bdrm,East Hill, plus laundry+ util., n/p, $550. Avail Oct 1st. (250)550-0219. 1 Furnished bedroom available in home near Armstrong. Rent includes full use of shared house, utilities and yard. $500 Call/txt 250-260-0102 5 mins from Vernon, 1bdrm, shared lrg kitchen, ldry $410+d/d, n/s 250-260-3548.

Storage Secure indoor/outdoor storage Landing area. 250-542-3276 or 250-309-3997.

Suites, Lower 1bdrm, Coldstream acreage, ns, pets negot. $750 incl util. 250-545-0234 1-bdrm f/s, dw, shared laundry, $700. Incl, cable, util, internet, n/p, n/s, no parties, suits female, Avail now 250558-0142 leave message 2bdrm basement suite, 1 bath, nice clean,near Walmart, avail now. 250-545-2221 or 250-503-6034. 2-BDRM, new suite, East Hill, n/s. $800 250-545-1895, 250-938-1763.

Bachelor, East Hill, n/s, n/p, suitable for single person, $650. incl util. (250)549-0738 Lower East Hill, Quiet adult oriented, rare vacancy, level entry, cozy 2 bdrm sxs duplex. f/s, Large Deck, parking, $750. n/s, n/p, ref’s 250-938-1101

RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685. WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.

Auto Financing

New 1 bdrm bsmnt suite, on sm acreage, North of Vernon, pets neg. $650. 250-309-8234

Suites, Upper

$10,500 Phone: (250)870-6711 1997 Chev 4x4 pickup, auto, runs good, new tires, canopy $2500.obo 250-308-2823 1998 Ford Windstar GL, auto, 7-pass, a/c, 166,500km, good tires, exc cond. $2600. 250838-2160

Utility Trailers Trailer rental & hauling service daily/wkly trips throughout Okanagan. 250-558-9000 specialtytrailerrentals.com

Off Road Vehicles

1990 Peterbrough, 4 seater comes with 2009 Ubuilt trailer, depth finder and kicker for small motor, needs motor and some work. $400 250-5408633.

Recreational/Sale

3bdrm, 1.5 bath East Hill, n/s, no cats, $1250. incl water. (250)549-0738 3bdrm, can be partially furn’d. $950/mo + util. Avail Oct 1. John @ 250-306-1076 East Hill rare vacancy, adult oriented, bright ,spacious 1 bdrm, Heritage 4-plex, hardwood floors, f/s, n/s, n/p, ref’s, $725. 250-938-1101 Nth BX Oct 1 Suits mature long-term single. Bright 2-BR sep ent. quiet country setting, N/S N/P. $650 incl. util, gas f/p, carport 778-475-0880 msg

Townhouses

2 TOWNHOUSES AVAILABLE OCT. 15

• Family oriented complex • 2 Bedrooms • No pets • Near Wal-Mart

$788/month

1-800-961-7022

www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557

Cars - Domestic 1998 Jeep TJ 220,000km runs & looks exc. $3,800 call 778-473-2004. 2000 Chev Cavalier must be seen, 4 mounted winter tires $2,200 .OBO 250-546-3460. 2007 Volvo XC70 for sale. Fully loaded, with DVD entertainment package included. One owner. Black exterior & interior. 2.5 L turbo charged. Excellent condition. High kms at 210,000, but most are highway kms. Winter tires included. This is a really great car. $12,900 OBO. Call 250 354-7471

Want to Rent Covered storage wanted for 26ft travel trailer, Oct-May. Vernon area 250 558-5109. Wanted to Rent or Purchase 3 or 4 bedroom house w/8-15 acres. Armstrong-Vernon area Resp Couple. (250)379-6855

By Carriage Solar, satellite, very nice $ 15,900 250.308.4569

29ft 2003 Salem trailer slide out, Q/bed, fully loaded excel cond $12,000 250-423-6121.

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Legal

Scrap Car Removal

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SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL. Midvalley Autohaul will pay cash for your scrap vehicles. 250-808-1894 You Call We Haul Scrap Cars & Metal. Will pay for some cars. Call Scott 250-558-8855

THE Monashee Community Forest is accepting tenders for harvesting of -64ha and associated road building in the Deafies Creek area near Trinity Valley. Tender packages are available after Sept. 23rd at Landmark Forest Management (250-804-0332). Direct inquiries to Les Skaalid (250-307-6584). All tenders must be received by October 7th, 2013.

Sport Utility Vehicle 1997 Land Rover, good cond, $3500 or trade for older VW camper 250-558-3777. 1998 Ford Explorer, v6, auto, 4dr, Black, 350,000km, always maintained, still reliable, $1600.obo 250-306-7528

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Call 250-545-0094 or 250-542-2340 3 bdrm, master with cheater door to bathroom, 1.5 bath, large laundry room, storage room, renovated bathroom, kitchen, flooring, shared pool, large shared yard.$1,100. 250306-2055 Josh.

2006 25.5 ft. Glastron Bowrider Big engine, convertible top, special exhaust, Volvo drive, parked on the lake, low hours, extra clean. $34,900 Call: 778-484-0023 or 780-499-0126

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$1,600 Automatic, 4 door. New tires & after market rims. Power everything for the year. New brake pads, stereo & speakers (installed). 282,000kms Oil and filter replaced beginning of September. Minor rust behind back wheel wells.

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For Sale by Owner 2006 Kia Sedona Mini Van

Excellent condition, 128,000km well maintained, trailer hitch, extra four mounted snow tires included. Asking $9,000 Open to all reasonable offers.

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2008 Kawasaki 650 Quad 4x4, Brute Force, $4000. Must go (250)309-0617

2bdrm + den,(attached to home), beautiful view, $850 util/incl. Vernon, n/s, n/p, Avail now. 250-938-4688

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1986 Honda Shadow V-T750, black & chrome, 52,300km, $3500. (250)545-1819

1bdrm, for one quiet person, priv/entry, prkg & furnished deck w/view, util. & laundry incl, ns, np, $700. 250-5421427, 250-503-0781

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1996 White Mitsubishi Delica L400

1998 Volvo S70, auto, 4-dr, loaded, new battery & timing belt, $2500.obo 250-545-7038 2002 Hyundai Elantra GL 5spd, 246,400 Hwy km, well maintained.$2,300 542-0499. 2002 Nissan Infinity I 35, 204K 1 family owner, exc cond $4400.obo (250)542-8802 2004 Mazda III, 4dr, auto, tiptronic, sunroof, leather, new tires $6,200.obo 250-558-7970 2005 BMW X5, 165,000kms, black, fully loaded. $14,995 obo. Call/text 250-309-0483 2008 Mercedes Smart Car, 49K, A-1, clean, $8400. or trade for ? (778)475-4880

Motorcycles

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: The estate of BERNECE IRENE BAKER also known as BERNECE BAKER, deceased, formerly of 2903 - 22nd Street, Vernon, B.C. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of BERNECE IRENE BAKER also known as BERNECE BAKER are hereby notified under Section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executors, Bradley Bertwin Baker and Nyoni Cheryl Puhlmann, c/o Culos & Company Law Corporation, 2006 - 32nd Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 2L7 on or before October 4th, 2013, after which date the Executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executors then have notice.

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