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NO, IT’S NOT WINTER JUST YET: Stewart Wilson snapped this portrait of a western painted turtle on a recent fine October day at Idlewild Park. The shelled one had been sunning itself on a log, but it slipped into the water when the photographer took out the camera. It resurfaced a few minutes later, as if to say, “Come in, the water’s warm!” Don’t mind if we do, Turtle!
Partnership seeks to make Cranbrook more youth friendly ARNE PETRYSHEN Townsman Staff
The city is part of a initiatie with Big Brothers Big Sisters to make Cranbrook more youth friendly place. Dana Osiowy, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Frankie Hols, youth liaison, gave council an update on their work so far with CBK Youth, and where they planned to go next. “We talk a lot about engagement,” Hols said. “It’s not only getting our youth engaged, but also that we as a community be engaged with our youth.” One of the ways they are help-
ing do those things is by encouraging communication and collaboration between youth service providers in the community. In August, they hosted the first youth service providers network opportunity, which had 25 people attend. “It was really well received,” she said. They are also hosting activities, such as a giant slip and slide in Idlewild Park in September for Grade 7-12 students. In total 28 kids came out and Hols said it was a ton of fun. They also put together a survey to find out how youth-friend-
ly Cranbrook is currently. “The survey will help us get strategic direction for the project,” she said. “We created the survey in two parts.” One part gets opinion from the youth in the community, the other of the adults. Both versions can be found at cbkyouth.ca. From here they will be compiling the results of the survey and finding key focus areas that they will implement through the youth advisory committee as well as the youth service providers network.
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Chances high Hopley will re-offend if released, court hears S A LLY MACD ON AL D Townsman Staff
Randall Hopley has been rated as having a one-in-four chance of committing another sexual offence against young boys within the next 10 years. Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Emlene Murphy gave evidence Wednesday in the week-long dangerous offender hearing for Hopley, who has pleaded guilty to the abduction of three-year-
old Kienan Hebert from his bed in Sparwood in September 2011. Dr. Murphy, who has 30 years experience in the field, reviewed police and court documents related to Hopley, along with prior psychiatric and expert reports, before interviewing Hopley in North Fraser Pre-Trial Centre in October 2012.
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Dave took advantage of recent fine weather to help a friend get her horse used to being ridden again, out at Idlewild Park.
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ages of two and 14 years. The age of the child is your choice. Pick-up a free decorated shoebox from participating businesses, schools and churches in the East Kootenay. You have until Nov. 24 to fill your shoebox and return it to the nearest drop-off center. Operation Christmas Child, organized by Samaritan’s Purse and community volun-
teers is the world’s largest children’s Christmas Project. Since it began in 1993, Operation Christmas Child has collected and delivered over 100 million gift filled shoeboxes destined for needy children in various countries. Pick-up and drop-off centers are:
A US company is looking at taking advantage of unsuspecting people in the Kootenays “It has come to our attention that a company by the name of That’s Good News has been approaching customers who have had stories in our papers,” said Chuck Bennett, Group Publisher for Black Press in the Kootenays. “This is
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• Cranbrook: McDonalds, The Real Canadian Super Store, Pharmasave, Fitness Inc. in the Tamarack Center, Scotia Bank, BMO, HSBC, TD Bank, The Royal Bank. • Kimberley: The Royal Bank, the Blarchmont Learning Center, The Great Canadian Dollar Store, Remedy
Rx, and Lindsay Park Elementary. • Fernie: Fernie Extra Foods and Overwaitea Foods. • Sparwood: Overwaitea Foods. • Elkford: East Kootenay Community Credit Union. Submitted by Gary Cavers
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The Operation Christmas Child Campaign is now underway in the East Kootenay. Members of your family can enjoy collecting gifts of all kinds, to be sent to needy children living in desperate situations, in developing poor countries of the world. Simply fill a shoebox with small gifts for a boy or girl between the
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obvious copyright infringement.” How it works is that once a story appears in the newspaper, that customer is contacted with an offer to purchase a plaque with the story and newspaper’s logo at the top. The cost is $179. “We have had feedback from our customers wondering about this,” said Bennett. “We want them to know that
this has nothing to do with Black Press and is actually an infringement on our copyright.” Bennett also asks that anyone receiving this type of request to contact the paper right away. “We are looking into our legal rights to protect our copyright so we would really appreciate hearing from people who are contacted.” Welcome hygienist Jillian Lehto to our team!
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The landfill near Cranbrook may soon be collecting garbage from the Elk Valley, under an agreement up for discussion at last week’s RDEK board meeting Sally MacDonald Townsman Staff
Garbage from the Elk Valley may soon be disposed of in the landfill near Cranbrook, under a new agreement proposed by Regional District of East Kootenay directors. Until now, Elk Valley garbage has been transferred to a landfill in Pincher Creek, Alberta, at a cost of $63.35 per tonne. The Elk Valley generates about 9,000 tonnes of waste each year, which equates to about one 53-foot tractor trailer a day, five or six days a week, according to Board Chair Rob Gay. “The waste is residential and commercial — it’s the same as Central where there is no heavy industrial coming from the Elk Valley,” added Gay. Bringing that waste to the Central Landfill, located near Cranbrook, would reduce the landfill’s life span from 94 years to 71 years, meaning space would be used up in about 2084, according to the regional district’s environmental services department. To make up for that reduction in the lifespan, Gay proposed two measures. First, that the Elk Valley would be charged a “fair disposal fee” that would let residents of the Central subregion — Cranbrook, Kimberley, Jaffray, Wasa and nearby communities — have a tax break.
Second, part of the fee collected from the Elk Valley would go into a reserve fund to let the regional district explore “future diversionary initiatives” for the garbage. “That reserve fund would really allow us to look at a number of innovative ways to reduce burying as much garbage as we do,” explained Chair Gay. Cranbrook City Council held a special meeting so that board members Mayor Wayne Stetski and Councillor Bob Whetham could find out how council felt about the issue. “We passed a motion very similar to the one that has been proposed,” said Mayor Stetski. “That fund potentially could be used for everything from curbside recycling, composting, or potentially collecting that money to provide incentive to build an energy complex where we would burn garbage and create energy,” Mayor Stetski said. “This fund would accumulate and be used to benefit the Central subregion in a number of different ways.” Now Elk Valley directors will take the proposal to their own councils to decide whether to accept it or continue taking their trash to Alberta. In the process, all of the directors will come up with a fair fee per tonne for accepting the garbage at the Central landfill.
Cherry Creek Falls Park Included in Parks Plan Townsman Staff
Cherry Creek Falls Regional Park has been designated as an Electoral Area E Regional Park. The 35.8 acre parcel of land was originally part of a mineral claim. The claim was pur-
chased by the Meadowbrook Community Association in an effort to preserve the area. The RDEK has applied for tenure over the land in the vicinity of the Falls to make it part of our Regional Parks system.
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Bellies to Babies, a local infants agency, this week offered the pick of the Okanagan orchards as a fundraising initiative. It’s the second year Bellies to Babies has run the fundraiser, in collaboration with the United Way of Cranbrook and Kimberley. The Knights of Columbus 1406 took advantage of the offer. They purchased 10 boxes of the apples (25 pounds a box) at $25 a box, donating the fruit to the Cranbrook Food Bank. Left to right: Pat Chisholm (Bellies to Babies), Frank Miller (Knights of Columbus), Ed Maurier (Knights of Columbus), Jackie Jensen (Cranbrook Food Bank) and Donna Brady Fields (United Way of Cranbrook and Kimberley).
Scam targets Shaw customers CAROLYN G R AN T Daily Bulletin
There are countless scams out there, and at the root of almost all of them is an attempt to get someone’s personal financial information. Kimberley senior Murray Dean reports that someone claiming to be from Shaw Communications contacted him via email to say that the Deans’ latest payment on their Shaw account had been declined by the bank. The email states: “We are unable to process your last payment with the information we have on file. Reason: Declined by Bank. Did you recently change your credit card, bank, address or phone? Sign in [in the email, this is a link] to update your billing information, otherwise your account will be deactivated. To reactivate your account, you will be required to pay a $15 reactivation fee.”
The email is signed “Shaw Support”. Dean did the right thing — he contacted Shaw himself by phone and was told there was nothing wrong with his account, it was up to date. “But it would be easy to fall for it,” Dean said. “The email looked like it was from Shaw. I just wanted to let people know about it.” This type of scam is called phishing, according to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. The word phishing comes from the analogy
that Internet scammers are using email lures to ‘fish’ for passwords and financial data from the sea of Internet users. Phishing, also called “brand spoofing”, is the creation of email messages and web pages that are replicas of existing, legitimate sites and businesses. These web sites and emails are used to trick users into submitting personal, financial, or password data. These emails often ask for information such as credit card numbers, bank account information, social in-
surance numbers, and passwords that will be used to commit fraud. The goal of criminals using brand spoofing is to lead consumers to believe that a request for information is coming from a legitimate company. In reality it is a malicious attempt to collect customer information for the purpose of committing fraud. Tips on how to spot and avoid phishing scams • Protect your computer with anti-virus software, spyware fil-
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City mulls high cost of vehicle speed readers Arne Pe tryshen Townsman Staff
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Four classes from Gordon Terrace Elementary recently enjoyed a morning with forest rangers who took them on guided tours in the Cranbrook Community Forest to teach them about the importance of trees to the environment. After a fascinating hike full of interesting places to explore, Chloe, Emilee and Gracie checked out the panoramic view of Cranbrook and the Purcells from the top of Windy Bluff under the watchful eye of Ranger Annala.
STATEMENT OF 2014 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS Following adoption of City of Cranbrook Annual Taxation Exemption Bylaw No. 3778, 2013, the following properties will be provided a permissive property tax exemption by City Council for the year 2014 in accordance with sections 224(2)(a) and 224(2)(g) of the Community Charter. Municipal Property Roll Number Address Property Tax Exemption Recipient Taxes Exempted 259.000 219 - 15th Avenue South Fred Scott Rotary Villa $355 841.000 821 - 1st Street South (100%) New Apostolic Church Canada 4,224 889.000 125 - 10th Avenue South (53%) Summit Community Services Society 5,310 1047.000 32 - 13th Avenue South (50%) Community Connections Society of Southeast BC 1,833 1118.000 39 - 13th Avenue South Canadian Mental Health Association 5,576 1121.000 45 - 13th Avenue South Canadian Mental Health Association 1,026 1309.000 42 - 7th Avenue South Cranbrook & District Search & Rescue Society 417 1310.000 38 - 7th Avenue South Cranbrook & District Search & Rescue Society 3,494 1312.050 36 - 7th Avenue South Cranbrook & District Search & Rescue Society 159 1520.000 16 - 12th Avenue North Community Connections Society of Southeast BC 9,971 1522.000 20 - 12th Avenue North Community Connections Society of Southeast BC 6,144 1524.000 22 - 12th Avenue North Community Connections Society of Southeast BC 1,463 1595.001 20 - 14th Avenue North Key City Theatre Society 27,056 3479.000 1100 - 11th Street South Summit Community Services Society 2,078 4673.500 19 - 15th Avenue South Cranbrook Society for Community Living 29,716 4675.000 1500 - 1st Street South (50%) Cranbrook Society for Community Living 1,939 4748.000 46 - 17th Avenue South Community Connections Society of Southeast BC 4,259 5961.025 572 Industrial Road B Cranbrook Food Bank Society 6,529 8829.010 2304 - 4th Street North Cranbrook Society for Community Living 2,303 8850.000 Kootenay Street North Cranbrook Alliance Church 2,560 9903.000 2300 - 2nd Street North Mountain View Village 16,843 10101.000 1 Van Horne Street North Cranbrook Archives Museum & Landmark Foundation 3,094 10189.000 629 - 6th Street NW Cranbrook Christian School Society 1,574 12063.130 Lot 13, Adjacent to Elizabeth Lake The Land Conservancy of BC 282 18008.000 57 Van Horne Street South Cranbrook Archives Museum & Landmark Foundation 9,185 18008.015 75 Van Horne Street South Cranbrook Archives Museum & Landmark Foundation 31,055 18010.000 1 Van Horne Street North Cranbrook Archives Museum & Landmark Foundation 1,856 18010.500 CP R/W Lease Cranbrook Archives Museum & Landmark Foundation 1,332 Following adoption of City of Cranbrook Annual Taxation Exemption Bylaw No. 3779, 2013, the following property will be provided a permissive property tax exemption by City Council, based on a five year agreement commencing in 2014, in accordance with section 225 of the Community Charter. Municipal Property Roll Number Address Property Tax Exemption Recipient Taxes Exempted 12233.000 2700 - 2nd Street South (75%) Cranbrook Golf Club 21,339 This notice is published in accordance with section 227 of the Community Charter
City staff have taken a look at traffic calming measures for residential streets after complaints about speeding came to council. Engineering staff was asked to look into the cost of Electronic Vehicle Activated Traffic Calming Signs and found that they do not come cheap. On Monday, Oct. 7, CAO Wayne Staudt said they came back with an estimate of $10,000 if the reader is installed where the sign can be posted on a lamp standard pole or $14,000 if,
such as on the way down 2nd Street South, there are no lamp standards to attach to. The signs read vehicle speeds, and indicate when the vehicle is speeding with an LED message. It doesn’t display the actual vehicle speed. “The costs are quite significant,” Staudt noted. “Obviously these signs are not cheap. I think they are very effective.” He suggested that if council is interested in the signs, that it have a budget discussion to look more closely at the
costs. The other option that staff looked at was painted road signs. That was a much more economical option, with public works estimating each costing $200. Mayor Wayne Stetski noted that the request came through the Cranbrook in Motion committee which was looking for existing alternatives for slowing traffic down. “We can take this information back to them and see whether any of the committee members has any recommendations around moving forward,” Stetski
BBBS, city partner on behalf of youth Continued from page 1 Mayor Wayne Stetski said that youth issues have been a priority for himself and council in the past two years. He noted the large role Columbia Basin Trust plays, giving $25,000 a year for four
years and a $15,000 grant for youth engagement. “I do think we’re entering a very positive era for youth in Cranbrook,” Stetski said. Coun. Diana J. Scott said Big Brothers Big Sis-
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Snow Clearing/Removal and Ice Control Western Financial Place The City is seeking proposals from qualified proponents for the provision of snow clearing/removal and ice control services for Western Financial Place for the 2013/2014 winter season with the option for a one year extension. Proposal documents are available from BCBid and the City’s web site under “Business – City Tenders”. The sealed proposals, clearly marked, should be addressed: “Request for Proposal – CRA2013-R-004 – Snow Clearing/ Removal and Ice Control Western Financial Place” and must be received by Wednesday, October 23, 2013, no later than 2:30 pm local time by the office of: The Corporation of the City of Cranbrook Attention: Melissa Smith, Financial Services Manager 40 10th Avenue South Cranbrook, BC V1C 2M8 Late submissions will be rejected. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals submitted.
ters Cranbrook is doing a great job on the youth initiative. “I like your plan and where you’re going,” Scott said, but cautioned that some things like youth centres cost a lot of money. She hoped they could come up with creative solutions for youth engagement and activities. She said they could look at what kinds of activities a youth centre offers and find a more affordable way to do it. Osiowy said that she has worked in youth centres in the past, as well as on a youth centre network when she was with Columbia Basin Trust. “I’m very aware of the pitfalls of having a youth centre,” she said. “It can really be a black hole.” A few years ago she worked on asset maps of Cranbrook. “We got these beautiful maps and there were a million things that were actually happening in Cranbrook,” she said. “We realized there’s lots of stuff, but there are barriers to youth participating.” She said they are working on a sort of clearing house of activities to facilitate involvement in the activities we do have in Cranbrook. CLASSIFIEDS HELP YOU SELL
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Defense points out Hopley has had no sexual convictions since 1985 Continued from page 1 One test Dr. Murphy conducted on Hopley, called a Static 99, found that Hopley fits in a group that has a one-infive chance of reoffending in the next five years, and a one-in-four chance of reoffending in the next 10 years. “He is a high risk to the community at this point,” Dr. Murphy told the court. What’s more, she explained, research of sex offenders shows Hopley, 48, falls into several categories where reoffending is highest. He committed his first offence when he was a teen, his offences are against male children, some of whom were strangers to him, and he does not have an adult partner. Each of these circumstances places him in a group that has a high risk of reoffending. Crown prosecutor Lynal Doerksen asked Dr. Murphy what level of supervision Hopley would need in order to prevent him from reoffending if he was released from custody. “Given his risk of reoffending in a sexual way is high, he would need a very high level of supervision,” she said. “He would need very intense supervision with conditions that would curtail his freedom in a major way.” She suggested electronic monitoring, spot checks by a probation officer and a driving prohibition as some of the appropriate conditions. Dr. Murphy considered Hopley’s history of sexual offences against children, which started when he was 15. In 1985, when he was 19, Hopley was sent to a federal prison for the sexual assault of a five-year-old boy in Hosmer. Although Hopley was not convicted of a sexual offense in 2007, Dr. Murphy also considered a case that year in which Hopley was instead convicted of break and enter, because she said it related to his pattern of offending. In that case, Hopley admitted to attempting
Randall Hopley enters Cranbrook Court Monday, Oct. 7, to abduct a 10-year-old boy from his foster home in Sparwood. Hopley claimed the boy’s biological mother had offered him $2,800 to kidnap the child and return him to her. However, after Hopley broke into the foster home, the boy’s foster mother heard the child scream and Hopley fled. Although police found sexual paraphernalia when searching Hopley’s residence soon after, he denied that his
motivation for kidnapping the child was sexual. However, Dr. Murphy said that in the lack of any information backing up Hopley’s claim, “sexual motivation is suspected from a clinical perspective.” When Dr. Murphy discussed the abduction of Kienan Hebert with Hopley, he denied hurting the child physically or sexually. The prosecution has presented no evidence
that Hopley assaulted Kienan. Hopley told Dr. Murphy that he abducted Kienan to “send a message to police” but did not elaborate on what that message was. “He did not clarify how the message issue was connected to taking the boy,” Dr. Murphy said. “That was a puzzling conversation because it wasn’t very logical.” Dr. Murphy considered that there was a sexual component in the kidnapping of Kienan, even though there was no offense. “From the information I have, there was evidence of sexual paraphernalia in the cabin on this occasion,” Dr. Murphy said. “That would seem to imply some plan for sexual behaviour.” However, during c ro s s - e x a m i n a t i o n , Hopley’s defense counsel William Thorne challenged Dr. Murphy’s finding that Hopley’s motivation in the Hebert case was sexual, pointing out that in
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statements to police Hopley said he was “protesting against the police, the courts and his lawyer” after the 2007 case. “It may be he wanted to prove a point or he may have wanted to commit a sexual assault or it could be mixed motivation,” Dr. Murphy responded. “But sexual motivation cannot be detached from this case.” Regardless, Thorne
added, there is a gap in Hopley’s offenses between 1985 and 2007. “For a relatively short period of time, he was engaged in activity for which he was convicted. There has been nothing after that except for the two abductions, would you agree?” Thorne asked. “That is a fairly lengthy period of time,” Dr. Murphy agreed. “How to explain that, I really do not have a
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good explanation as to why.” Thorne added that Hopley’s spate of offenses as a teen are never going away. “They will always be around to lead someone like yourself to assess him at risk of reoffending,” he said. Randall Hopley’s sentencing hearing continues in Cranbrook Supreme Court on Thursday, October 10.
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more people into trades. I though it was about time I took up a trade.” “And you …” “I chose can-opener repair. I like working with my hands. I tend to get hurt when I try welding. I’m an inveterate finger-licker, so plumbing’s not for me. And crawling under heavy equipment, getting all covered with oil? Forget it!” “Where does one go to learn can-opener repair?” “One goes to college. Where else?” “Is it a long course? A difficult course?” “It’s all right,” I said. “Couple more night classes and I can get my electric can-opener certification.” “It seems surprising to me, that you can make a living re-
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pairing can-openers. Is there something else you do? Do you do some moonlighting on the side?” “Hey,” I said. “I may wear several job-hats, but I’m no Econo-bot, regardless of what people say.” “Pardon me, what does that mean?” I pointed at the window. “Hey, look at that! Oh, now it’s gone!” “What was it?” I stood away from the counter, brandishing the can opener. “All righty! Where’s that soup!” The newly repaired can-opener worked like a dream. I worked out my invoice and presented her with the bill. “Seventy-five dollars! Are you serious!” “Minimum one-hour labour,” I said. We shouted back and forth, for a bit, until she finally broke down and wrote me a cheque, just to get me out of the house. “That’s my only call of the day,” I said to myself as I walked to the van. “Guess I’ll go see how my order of fridge magnet ads is coming along.” For all your can-opener repair needs call (Editor’s Note: Phone number deleted for lack of space)
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I am writing this letter in response to the article “A federal prison near Kimberley?” I worked for the Correctional Service of Canada as a Correctional Officer for almost eight years in the Fraser Valley and have recently moved back to Kimberley to raise my young family here. Years ago, I may have been an advocate for this proposal, but not now. I am glad I left the CSC life and I am not looking back. I love the Kootenay region for its pristine nature and we do not need the stigma of having a prison here. No, you will not see inmates sipping coffee at the local coffee shop, but something to consider is you would see an influx of inmates’ families move to the area to be close to their less than desirable boyfriends and husbands. In larger centers like Prince Albert, Abbotsford or Chilliwack you may not notice, but you would
most certainly notice in a small town like Kimberley with fewer than 7,000 people. Another thing to consider is that once the prison is built it would not be immediately staffed by local people. The Correctional Service of Canada is a Federal Government Agency. The positions would be first offered to Correctional staff from across Canada on a seniority basis before any new recruits would be trained to fill vacancies. This would do nothing for local families. The only immediate work would go to contractors in building the prison, and that’s only if local contractors are tendered the contracts from the federal government to build it. There are in fact eight federal institutions in the Fraser Valley and one in Victoria, not two in B.C. like the article suggests. We don’t need to model our society like the Americans where the correctional system is an “industry” and prisons are
built just to keep small-town America alive. The RDEK can use a little more ingenuity than that. I may be mistaken, but it is also my understanding that the CSC has been sitting on a plot of land outside of Kelowna for the past 20 years. If this is the case, and the interior of B.C needs a federal prison, let them build it there. A federal prison may provide a pay cheque from the government, but it would not produce anything of tangible quality. If we want to create local jobs, we need to create or develop something from within this area; something that would be tangible, of quality and would give back to the communities of the RDEK. We are living in an era of unlimited potential and the sky’s the limit with what we can do, we just need to use a little imagination. Trust me, we don’t need a prison here. Bryan Hunt Kimberley
Dawn of the undead redhead
ave you heard the comics, in which they were news? Archie Comics used to present “parables”. are entering the world Archie and the gang were of the macabre. Yes, the updated to a more realistic red-headed boy next door will style in 2007 — gone was the be starring in a new comic hor- checkerboard on the side of ror story. “Afterlife with Archie” Archie’s head. But still it’s a big jump from launched this week. It will be sold only in comic book stores more realistic drawing to Ar— because they want a mature chie in the dark, dark world of horror. From Pureheart the audience only? The monthly series promis- Powerful to Arch-pocalypse. Yes, that’s right es “dark, omian Arch-pocanous illustralypse! tions” and “beThis, from lievable horror”. the Archie But the characComics webters will mainCarolyn site: “A horrific tain all the Grant accident sets qualities of preoff a series of vious Archie grim events and Sabrina the comics. First published in 1941, Ar- Teenage Witch must try to rechie follows the life of Archie pair the unspeakable evil her Andrews as he lives the idyllic spell has unleashed. Gasp in teenage life in mythical River- horror as Riverdale faces an dale. Torn between two beau- impending zombie Arch-poctiful girls — the wholesome alypse in this brand-new, Betty and the rich, glamou- spine-tingling ongoing series rous Veronica — and sur- – but be warned, kiddies, this rounded by friends like Jug- one’s not for the faint of heart! head and Moose, and rivals For TEEN+ readers.” So I get that this opens up a like Reggie, Archie was a cheerful soap opera, eagerly lot of possibilities for the characters. I mean, we all know consumed by teens. Archie characters have Jughead has an insatiable apbeen used in different situa- petite for hamburgers, so once tions before. They have been he gets an insatiable appetite placed in ‘alternate universes’ for human flesh as Zombie in which Archie and the gang Jughead, the sky is the limit. Now I haven’t found Archie were secret agents and superheroes. Archie was known as funny in years. In fact, I don’t The Man from Riverdale in the even know that I found Archie secret agent stories and Pure- funny when I was nine. But heart the Powerful in the su- horror? Really? Is that what perhero comics. Archie Com- today’s teens want to see? ics also launched a dual mar- Betty and Veronica will no ried Archie, in which fans can doubt be scantily clad, alfollow Archie married to Ve- though we are likely to be ronica in one story, and mar- spared the sight of them ried to Betty in another. Archie twerking (oh the horror!) — and the gang have also been because how do you draw written in Christian-themed twerking? But evil will abound,
and if they are actually rating it for teens and older, I think it will be plenty horrible. I don’t know about you, but I don’t need characters from my happy childhood bleeding and writhing in agony in a comic book. I get that there is a whole dark comic industry out there. Horror comics have been published as long as Archie comics. If you are so inclined there is a wide selection of gruesome graphic novels
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and comics available. Leave Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Moose, Midge and Reggie alone. Let them live their sunny, magical teenage lives in Riverdale, wherever it may be. I don’t want to see them in agony in a horror comic book. In the immortal words of Comic Book Guy, “Worst idea ever.” Carolyn Grant is the Editor of the Kimberley Daily Bulletin
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UPCOMING Thursday, Oct 10 Cranbrook First Toastmasters begins its 41st Season in Room 210 at COTR from 7-9 PM. Are you looking for a friendly, supportive setting in which to learn, build confidence, become a better speaker and a leader? E mail pamelaryan@telus. net for more info or phone 250-489-4464 (days) Acrylic Gels, Mediums and Pastes Workshop with Linda Bullock Saturday 12th October, 10-2pm. CDAC Workshop Space, 135 10th Avenue South, Cranbrook. Back by popular demand. Linda Bullock will help you create a swatch of acrylic alchemy! Pre-registration required. Helen 250-426-4223 2013 FREE FAMILY SWIM Wednesday, Oct. 16th, 6:00-7:00 PM is sponsored by Kimberley Health-Care Auxiliary. Children 18 years & under must be accompanied by an adult. 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Taking up the Charity Boxing Challenge TRE VOR CR AWLEY Sports Editor
The Thrilla in Manilla has nothing on the upcoming boxing event that will pit two local businessmen against each other in the Brawl to Settle it All. Steve Mercandelli and Kenny Bridge are stepping into the ring in the headlining bout as part of a charity boxing event on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Eagles Hall, to raise money for deserving individuals and families in the community. The brainchild of Tom White, a coach with the Cranbrook Eagles Boxing Club, the event will also feature four other bouts featuring local members of the business community. When White first cooked up the idea for the Charity Boxing Challenge, he put in a call to Mercandelli, who works at Cranbrook Dodge, to see if he’d be interested in taking part. Mercandelli, who has some boxing experience back when he trained with the British Army, signed on and White asked if there was anyone in the business community that he’d like to fight. “I said, right away, ‘Kenny Bridge’,” Mercandelli said. Five minutes later, White called back to say Bridge, the owner of
Bridge Interiors, was in. From there, the event blossomed to include other local men and women sponsored by various other local business in the community. Along with the bouts, the event will feature a live auction with items donated from various business, which include everything from memberships to the Eagles Boxing Club to a queen bed set to gift certificates to a local restaurant.
“It’s going to be a full night with four or five hours of fun, and every single dime is going back into the community, we’re not keeping anything—we’re donating every dollar.” Tom White “It’s going to be a full night with four or five hours of fun, and every single dime is going back into the community, we’re not keeping anything—we’re donating every dollar,” said White. “When we’re all done and everything’s counted up, we’re going to distribute the funds out to those in need.” White has his ath-
letes down at the Eagles Boxing Club twice a week to shape up and prepare for the physical demands of getting into the ring for a few rounds. “Training’s actually going really well,” said White. “I was surprised at how many of these guys are actually dedicated. The first name that comes to mind is Kenny Bridge. The guy is down here before boxing starts, he’s really taking it serious, and these guys—it’s not going to be a joke, they’re both going all out—which I was surprised, being that they know each other fairly well. “They both say their leaving nothing outside, they’re giving it all when they’re inside the ring.” Both of them, arguably the two headliners for the event, are eager to get down to business, brushing up on their showmanship during a recent training session. Mercandelli fired the first volley, saying the fight has been 13 years in the making. “I’m fighting a very big man,” Mercandelli said. “He’s got a big target in the centre there, called his stomach, so I think I’m going to focus on the stomach, quite frankly, and work low. “It’s either the stomach or the big mouth, I don’t know which one I’m going to go for.” Bridge responded,
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Steve Merdandelli and Kenny Bridge get down to some Muhammad Ali-inspired trash talking inside the ring at the Cranbrook Eagles Boxing Club in advance of their charity match on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Eagles Hall. noting that he’s got a few tricks up his sleeve that his opponent might not expect. “We got a couple things that Steve doesn’t know, and because this is going to be a onetime deal where if I get disqualified and I’m never allowed to box again—oh well,” Bridge said. “…He said he’s had 64 fights. I don’t think he’s had any more than 59, after watching him spar down here and stuff. Me having none, I’m not all that worried about it.” Other confirmed fights up on the card include a female match between Pamela Ryan and Brandi Archibald.
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AGM Notice KEYSA Kootenay East Youth Soccer Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting
Tuesday, October 29, 6 pm at the library at Mount Baker Secondary School
This AGM is open to the public, however, voting will be limited to members only. This includes board members, team officials and parents of registered players from the most recent season. There will be an open forum opportunity for comments and input. The board of directors welcomes the feedback from its membership and the community. We hope all of our KEYSA soccer teams had a great season. Now, it’s time to finish up for 2013 and start planning for 2014. Thank you for all your support - we look forward to hearing from you at the AGM.
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CFL Standings East Division Toronto Hamilton Montreal Winnipeg
W L T Pct 14 9 5 0 14 7 7 0 14 6 8 0 14 2 12 0
PF 407 360 349 279
PA Pts 370 18 383 14 385 12 459 4
West Division Calgary Saskatchewan BC Lions Edmonton
W L T Pct 14 11 3 0 14 9 5 0 14 9 5 0 14 3 11 0
PF 446 419 395 340
PA Pts 323 22 316 18 350 18 409 6
Week 15 scores Hamilton 33 Toronto 19 Saskatchewan 31 B.C. 17 Montreal 47 Edmonton 24 Winnipeg 11 Calgary 38
Ice downgrade Hurricanes with 5-2 road win Tre vor Cr awley Sports Editor Trevor Crawley photo
Referee Graham Waugh drops the puck to start the third period between the Kimberley Dynamiters and the Columbia Valley Rockies on Wednesday night at the Civic Centre.
Rockies crumble as Nitros earn 3-1 home win Tre vor Cr awley Sports Editor
After suffering their first loss of the season last weekend in Nelson, the Kimberley Dynamiters returned to their winning ways on Wednesday with a 3-1 victory over the visiting Columbia Valley Rockies. Decked out in their black and pink jerseys to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Nitros suffocated the Rockies’ offence and put themselves back in the win column. The Nitros scored in the first frame and added another pair in the second period. The Rockies, in response, only put 8 shots on goal by the halfway mark of
the game and managed to sneak in a powerplay marker in the third period. Dynamiters goaltender Tyson Brouwer stopped 13 shots for the win, while Brody Nelson made 21 saves in a losing cause. “I thought we played a really solid defensive game,” said Nitro head coach Jerry Bancks. “We have been all year—I think we’re probably leading the league in goals against—and I would say probably shots against as well, so to keep them to 14 shots was quite a feat. “A hard game for the goalie to play, but I thought he did a great job. He stayed very
composed and did a really good job, considering there was not a lot of action.” Nitros captain Darren Martin said the team played well against a divisional rival, which are always important games. “We came out well prepared and our first period definitely took some wind out of their sails,” Martin said. Aaron Shubert kicked off the offence just after the halfway mark of the first period, collecting a loose puck in the slot and roofing it past Nelson. In the second period, defenceman Tristan Pagura doubled the lead by scoring his first KIJHL goal
with a slapshot from the point on the powerplay. Alex tripled it for the Nitros late in the frame, scooping up a rebound off a breakaway from teammate Dylan Sibbald, who had a few chances all alone on goal throughout the game. Ryan Lawson scored the lone goal for Columbia Valley, capitalizing on a rebound in front of Brouwer on a powerplay with 10 minutes remaining in the game. Tempers flared a bit near the end of the game, with Andrew Miller and Dustin Kostiuk dropping the gloves to have a go at each other.
The Rockies had one goal in six opportunities with the man-advantage, while Kimberley scored once in eight powerplay chances. “I though our powerplay was a little bit off, we had lots of chances, we just didn’t finish,” said Bancks. “It was a good win.” Kimberley climbs back up the standings ladder and sit on top of the Eddie Mountain division, one point ahead of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats with a game in hand. The Nitros head up to Invermere for a rematch with the Rockies on Friday, but will host the Golden Rockets on Saturday.
With a depleted defensive corps, the Kootenay Ice beat up on the Lethbridge Hurricanes with a 5-2 road win at the Enmax Centre on Wednesday night.
“We had a real good start. I think that was the key to us, for sure. We got off to a good start and I think we did a good job of keeping the puck in their end.” Ryan McGill
Ice captain Sam Reinhart led the way with two goals and an assist, while goaltender Mackenzie Skapski made 25 saves for the win. Kootenay’s offense seemed to click, as ‘Canes netminder Corbin Boes was pep-
pered with 41 shots while the Ice powerplay was able to capitalize twice. Zach McPhee, Levi Cable and Zach Zborosky also supplied the offence alongside Reinhart for the Ice, while Axel Blomqvist and Macoy Erkamps responded for the ‘Canes. “We had a real good start,” said Ice head coach Ryan McGill. “I think that was the key to us, for sure. We got off to a good start and I think we did a good job of keeping the puck in their end.” “I think we generated a powerplay on our second shift of the game, so I think it was a good start for us, and then we just kind of went from there.” McPhee and Cable kicked off the scoring in the latter half of the opening period as Kootenay rode a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes.
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Cardinals surge past Pirates 6-1 to win NL division series R.B. Fallstrom Associated Press
ST. LOUIS - Nobody’s better than the St. Louis Cardinals when they can’t afford to lose. Adam Wainwright went all the way on the mound and St. Louis got two-run homers from David Freese and Matt Adams to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 Wednesday night, advancing to the NL championship series for the third straight season. Wainwright scattered eight hits in his second dominant win of the division series, coming through for the Cardinals in a winner-take-all Game 5. St. Louis gets to stay at home to open the NLCS against the well-rested Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. “I wanted it bad. It’s probably the most nervous I’ve ever been,” Wainwright said. “I don’t get a whole lot of nerves when I pitch. Before I pitched today, I was pretty nervous.” By ending Pittsburgh’s storybook sea-
son, the Cardinals improved to 8-1 when facing post-season elimination the past three years. They also won Game 5 of the NL division series in Washington last year - even though Wainwright got rocked - and at Philadelphia in 2011. Freese homered in the second inning off rookie Gerrit Cole, and Adams connected in the eighth against reliever Mark Melancon to make it 5-1. Pete Kozma added an RBI infield single, and Wainwright finished it off by striking out Pedro Alvarez with two on. “I’m just so fired up for this team and this city right now,” Wainwright said. “Cardinal fans were rockin’ today and I’m just fired up to be here.” Alvarez became the first player with an RBI in his first six post-season games on a fluke hit that caromed off first base in the seventh. But the Pirates, who ended a record streak of 20 consecutive losing sea-
sons this year, were held to one run in each of the final two games of their first playoff appearance since 1992. Despite their charming turnaround and a victory over Cincinnati in the NL wild-card game, the Pirates haven’t won a post-season series since the 1979 World Series. The 23-year-old Cole beat the Cardinals with an impressive effort in Game 2. They got to him early this time even though his fastball hit
100 mph in the first inning against Matt Holliday. Freese made the kid pay for a full-count walk to Jon Jay with two outs in the second, lining a 1-2 pitch into the visitors’ bullpen in left. The Pirates had the bullpen up in the fourth after Yadier Molina’s infield hit and a throwing error put runners on second and third. Cole gave up just three hits over five innings, but was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the sixth.
Freese struggled this season to overcome a back injury in spring training and had nine homers and 60 RBIs. But just like teammate Carlos Beltran, he’s an October star with seven homers, 29 RBIs and a .325 average in 36 career post-season games. Adams’ power hitting helped the Cardinals overcame a midfoot sprain to cleanup man Allen Craig in early September and he hammered a first-pitch fastball from Melancon
well over the right-field wall for his first RBIs of the series. The Pirates scratched out their lone run on two infield hits and the single by Alvarez that looked to be a harmless inning-ending groundout before it hit the bag. Freese was a hometown hero in 2011, both the NLCS and World Series MVP. He singlehandedly got the Cardinals to Game 7 of that World Series with a two-run triple with two outs and two strikes in
the ninth and then ended Game 6 with a leadoff homer in the 11th. “He’s a stud. He’s a big-time player at bigtime moments,” Wainwright said. “And that’s what we expect of him and that’s what he continues to deliver.” NOTES: Lou Brock, clad in a red sport coat worn by all the Cardinals’ Hall of Famers, bounced the ceremonial first pitch, with pitcher Joe Kelly making a nice scoop.
Reinhart leads Kootenay to 5-2 win over ‘Canes Continued from page 9 Blomqvist answered back for Lethbridge in the second frae, but Reinhart restored the two-goal lead a few minutes later. Zborosky and Reinhart drew blood on a pair of powerplay goals in the final frame, while Erkamps got his marker with the man-advantage. “Lethbridge did a real good job of killing off some penalties
in the first two periods, and then I thought our powerplay really had a good killer instinct in the third period,” said McGill. Rookie Ice defenceman Troy Murray also notched his first career WHL points with a pair of assists to McPhee and Reinhart. The D-corps is short staffed as Tanner Faith (indefinite— upper body) and Landon Peel
(day-to-day—lower body) are out of the lineup, however, Jeff Hubic moved down to the back end to provide six skaters on the blue line. Those two injuries means everyone has had to handle more minutes, said McGill. “Obviously we’re going to have to rely on the goaltender here a little bit, but at the same time, it’s an opportunity for some guys to step up and just be real simple players,” said
McGill. With the win, Kootenay climbs up the Eastern Conference ladder into fifth place, one point behind the Red Deer Rebels, and one point ahead of a three-way logjam between Brandon, Calgary and Moose Jaw. Kootenay heads to Medicine Hat for a Saturday night affair with the Tigers, before returning home for a Sunday meeting with the Prince Albert Raiders.
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LOW FLOW TOILET REBATE APPLICATIONS STILL AVAILABLE! For more information and applications about the Low Flow Toilet Rebate program, visit the City of Cranbrook website at www.cranbrook.ca or stop by City Hall.
‘PREVENT KITCHEN FIRES’ – FIRE PREVENTION WEEK (OCTOBER 6 – 12, 2013) Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services is reminding residents to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires.’
ANIMAL CONTROL BYLAW – NUMBER OF PETS Under this bylaw, no person shall keep or harbor an accumulation of six (6) or more pets, and shall include no more than three (3) dogs, three (3) cats or combination thereof within the combined number of pets and for certainty shall include no more than one (1) vicious dog within the aforementioned number of pets. Visit our website and click on ‘Bylaws’ for more on all of our City bylaws..
According to research, cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Two of every five home fires begin in the kitchen—more than any other place in the home. Cooking fires are also the leading cause of home firerelated injuries. Among the safety tips that firefighters will be emphasizing during Fire Prevention Week include: • Stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling, broiling, or boiling food. • If you must leave the room, even for a short period of time, turn off the stove. • When you are simmering, baking, or roasting food, check it regularly, stay in the home, and use a timer to remind you. • If you have young children, use the stove’s back burners whenever possible. Keep children and pets at least three feet away from the stove. • When you cook, wear clothing with tight-fitting sleeves. • Keep potholders, oven mitts, wooden utensils, paper and plastic bags, towels, and anything else that can burn, away from your stovetop. • Clean up food and grease from burners and stovetops.
For more information about fire prevention and fire safety, contact Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services at 250-426-2325.
Working Toward A Greener Community
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THE KOOTENAY PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY ~ 2013/14 INAUGURAL SEASON ~ Info: www.kootenayperformingarts.ca ~ Tixs: 1 250 427 4080 (Book today to secure your discount & reserved seats) ANNOUNCING THE 1st ANNIVERSARY SEASON OF THE NEW KOOTENAY PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/PRODUCER ~ TONY JAMES Join us in this our 1st Anniversary Season for a year of exciting, moving, and high energy productions that will be sure to keep you coming back for more. We are pleased to offer advance ticket discounts to our valued patrons as a way to say thank you for sharing our vision and supporting our endeavors to bring high quality professional productions to Kimberley and the Kootenay region as a whole.
A GALA FUNDRAISER & WINTER DANCE The Way We Were
A Gala Fundraiser & Winter Dance
The Songs of Streisand
The Songs of Nat King Cole
October 11 & 12, 2013 ~ 8:00pm
December 5, 6 & 7, 2013 ~ 8:00pm
December 27 & 28, 2013 ~ 8:00pm
February 7 to 15, 2014 2:00 & 8:00pm
Buy before Sept 23 and save 15%
Buy before Nov 8 and save 15%
No discount for this fundraiser
Buy before Dec 31 and save 15%
The Klondike Rag
Gary Guthman & his New Swing Orchestra
The Hit Norm Foster Golf Comedy
A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline
March 18 to 23, 2014 ~ 2:00 & 8:00pm
May 28 to June 4, 2014 ~ 8:00pm
July 17 to 26, 2014 2:00 & 8:00pm
August 22 to 31, 2014 2:00 & 8:00pm
Buy before Feb 1 and save 15%
Buy before April 1 and save 15%
Buy before May 1 and save 15%
Buy before July 1 and save 15%
An incredible event filled with music, dance & voice.
The Hit Musical Revue
Love Letters A Romantic Play *Perfect for Valentineâ€™s*
The Hit Musical Revue. Plus a very special bonus show.
Tickets: $25 - $35 (Mainstage Shows) ~ $25 & $50 (Winter Gala Fundraiser) ~ Box Office: 250.427.4080 Venues: Centre 64 Theatre ~ McKim Theatre & The New Dawn Ballroom (Fundraiser) Kimberley Conference Centre
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Sunday, October 13th Thanksgiving Dinner at the Sullivan Pub Smokin’ Good Times
with all the trimmings and dessert!
$15.95 Downtown Kimberley 250-427-5516
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Photographers check out the sunset views in the Bugaboos, during a recent photography workshop hosted by Canadian Mountain Holidays and Canadian Geographic Magazine.
Bugaboo Adventure I
was awake before the 6 a.m. alarm call, excited for what the next two and a half days would bring. When my feet hit the floor, I was immediately in action; the shower, then onto checking my suitcase and gear — overpacked again. A goodbye to Julie and Cali, our dog, and I was in the car and headed for Radium, where I would meet my friend, Dave Butler, from Canadian Mountain Holidays. A quick coffee and chat and we two were on the road again, headed for the CMH helipad at Spillimacheen. Dave and I are both amateur/ hobby photographers, and when he told me that he and his team from CMH had collaborated with Canadian Geographic Magazine and professional photographer Neil Ever Osborne to put together a photography workshop in the Bugaboos, there was no holding me back. At 9:40 a.m., a Bell 412 helicopter swooped in under the cloud, an experienced pilot at its helm. My excitement built. I love riding in a helicopter. Off to the Bugaboo Lodge to get settled and meet the rest of the crew, whose camera shutters wouldn’t stop clicking for the next two and a half days. I knew the Bugaboos were beautiful, not only by reputation. Years ago, I had driven into an area beyond the lodge to visit a client. That was the first time I stood in awe, viewing the glacier and spire that adorn the many advertisements for this area of the Purcell Mountain Range. For two and a half days, my soul was drenched in Mother Nature’s glory as I witnessed and photographed her in her many moods and majesty. Dave, myself and the 14 other amateur shutterbugs, along with a group of heli-hikers, were treated like family by the professional staff at CMH. My name was not forgotten once by any member of the staff, the
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A mountain glacier is reflected in a jewel-like alpine lake. food was superb and beautifully presented. Everything from hiking boots, jackets, rain pants, back packs, and bag lunches had been thought of. Whisked off to mountain tops by helicopter first thing in the morning, we would not see the lodge until late in the afternoon, when I really came to appreciate a mug of Guinness. Exhausted from a day of hiking and shooting, I poured myself into bed each evening, a smile on my face as I remembered the
sight of the glaciers that surrounded me throughout my day. Like a lot of us, I take for granted the area in which we live, sometimes forgetting that you don’t have to go far beyond our local borders to experience true adventure. Heli-hiking in the Bugaboos provided me with an adventure that included experienced mountain guides, wonderful staff, great food, perfect accommodations and a few days that brought great joy to my soul.
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Nutrition on the go I Stephanie Bury & Christine Adair
n today’s fast paced world, a lack of time can feel like a barrier to healthy eating. A busy lifestyle doesn’t mean that nutrition has to fall to the wayside. Here are a few savvy strategies for making wholesome meals on the go that will help you save time while meeting your nutritional goals. Write a shopping list for the upcoming week to avoid multiple trips to the grocery store. Group items in your grocery list to reflect the store layout such as keeping all produce items together. Consider shopping in the evening when grocery stores tend to be less busy. Frozen vegetables, bagged salads, and whole roasted chickens can be healthy time-savers. At home, try preparing enough pasta to use in two different dishes. For example, pasta and meat sauce for supper and pasta, fresh cut vegetables, nuts and dressing for the following day’s lunch. Share responsibility for cooking and grocery shopping with family members, friends, or roommates. Eating a nutritious breakfast will give you the energy you need to kick-start your day. Here are a few morning time savers. Try pre-portioning yogurt, oatmeal or other morning favorites in readyto-go containers the night before. Prepare a big batch of granola or muffins over the weekend for a handy morning breakfast throughout the week. Lay out your coffee mug, cereal bowl, and cutlery on the table the night before to speed up your morning routine. Keep smart snacks like nuts, dried fruit, crackers, nut butters, or any other favorite healthy snacks in your bag or desk to make sure you always have an energy booster. Try protein-rich foods that pack a punch for lunch such as hummus, hard-boiled eggs, cheese cubes, tuna salad, diced chicken or ham. Keep the fridge stocked with plenty of grab-and-go veggies like sliced cucumbers, bell peppers, and carrot sticks for snacking. The best way to balance a healthy diet with a busy schedule is to keep it simple! Focus on the time-saving strategies that will work best for your life and make them part of your daily routine. Over time, small changes will make a big impact on your health. Remember to plan regular meals, stay hydrated, snack smart, and you’ll be well on your way to meeting your nutritional goals.
The Board of Governors of College of the Rockies is pleased to announce the election of three new members on October 1: Faculty Representative Dr. Betty Mosher of Cranbrook by acclamation for a three-year term; and students Luis Rodriquez and Serena Petrushevsky elected by the students of College of the Rockies for a oneyear term. Dr. Betty Mosher is a Biology instructor in University Studies teaching in the Bachelor of Nursing Science and Kinesiology programs at the Cranbrook campus. She has lived in the Cranbrook area for twenty two years and has taught at the College since 1987. Betty received her BA in Biology from Boston University, her Masters of Science in Biology from State University of New York and her PhD in Biological Sciences from Simon Fraser University. After completing her degrees she worked in ecological consulting within the Kootenay region before joining the College full time. Betty has served on many College and Faculty committees and is involved extensively with both the biology
Left to right: Serena Petrushevsky, Betty Mosher, Luiz Rodriguez and health educators’ articulation groups. She is currently the College liaison to Mainstream Environmental Society and the Stewardship Committee of the Kootenay Conservation program. Luiz Rodriguez is an International student originally from Mexico and is in his second year of the College’s Tourism and Recreation Management program. An active member of the College community, Luis works for the International Department as International Student Activity Assistant and was elected to the Student Association as Director at Large for 2013/14. Before coming
to Canada, Luis completed a Bachelor degree in Economics and International Business. In his leisure time he enjoys sports, outdoor activities and cars. Serena Petrushevsky was born and raised in Cranbrook. She is in her second year of University Studies at the College. After completing both the Practical Herbalist program and a geology
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Courtesy Interior Health. Stephanie Bury & Christine Adair are UBC Dietetic Interns
Thursday, OCTOBER 10, 2013
WELCOME Dr. Jeffery Williams and staff are pleased to welcome Dr. Brent Davis to our office Dr. Davis has experience in general dentistry, orthodontics, children’s dentistry and hospital dentistry. Dr. Williams will continue to focus on implant and cosmetic dentistry.
We welcome new patients. To schedule an appointment, call Ginger or Sharon at 250-489-4731 or toll free: 1-866-491-0031
course at COTR, Serena was inspired to begin working toward a degree in electrical engineering. Having a strong passion for volunteer work, Serena hopes to make a positive impact at the College. In addition to her role on the Board, Serena will fill the position of Communications Director with the Students’ Association. “I’m pleased to wel-
come Betty, Luis and Serena to the College’s Board of Governors and congratulate them on their elections to the Board,” said David Walls, COTR President and CEO. David Handy, Chair of the College Board of Governors expressed his thanks to outgoing Faculty representative Grant Unger and student representatives Kellan Ward and Katie Hamar for their terms of service. Joining Betty, Luis and Serena on the 2013/2014 Board of Governors are previously appointed members: Chair David Handy, Vice-Chair Ken Hoeppner, Orest Federko, Jim Abbott, Glen Campbell, Rob Ondrik, Doris Penner, Gloria Perry, Joseph Pierre and Richard Reinders; COTR Education Council Chair Jim Bailey; and COTR previously elected member Colhane Martyniuk, CUPE representative.
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BUSINESS TO BUSINESS Our Mission Statement:
Fostering a healthy business climate in Cranbrook & District
Thank You The Salvation Army wishes to thank the Harley Owners Group, riders & supporters for Toy Run held September 21st. Over $800 plus toys was raised. We would also like to thank Cranbrook KIA, B104, Carl Nastasi Mobile Meats for a Bird for a Bird promotion & BBQ, October 2nd.
he 2013 Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place in Kelowna, BC, Sept 28th to Sept 30th. Board members David Struthers, 2nd Vice President and Jeanette Sissons, Treasurer represented the Cranbrook & District Chamber of Commerce. This was the first time the Cranbrook & District Chamber has sent delegates to the Canadian Chamber AGM. The Kelowna AGM was the most successful to date in terms of attendance, with a total of 403 registrants. 347 Chambers from the various provinces and territories were represented by their accredited delegates.
THANK-YOU! THANK-YOU! $8,826 was raised during the All Male Fashion Show Fundraiser held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 benefiting local children. $8,826 wasTamarack raised during the Allthank-you Male Fashion Show Fundraiser of the Centre, to the following people On behalf on Wednesday, September 11,support 2013 benefiting local for children. &held businesses for their generous of the Cops Kids, On behalf of the Tamarack Centre, thank-you to the following people All Male Fashion Show: & businesses for their generous support of the Cops for Kids, All Male Fashion Show:
Our Volunteers and Supporters:
Ken & Dawn Blair, McKenzie & Alicia– Sam Steele Sweethearts, Lorraine and Megan Flint, Rhonda and staff from Warehouse One, Helen and Jim from Mountain Eagle Security, Cherish Parisien, Our Volunteers and Supporters:
Loree and Paul Duzchek, Krista Birch, Fran Jaster, Carol reed, Raewyn Sinhuber, Paul Addison, Ken & Dawn Blair, McKenzie & Alicia– Sam Steele Sweethearts, Lorraine and Megan Flint, Rhonda Investors Group: Mary-Anne & Ron Jenkins, Liana Shaw, Kent Gawletz, Blake Martindale. Angela and staff from Warehouse One, Helen and Jim from Mountain Eagle Security, Cherish Parisien, and Trevor Gordon and Staff at Boston Pizza, Mayor Stetski, Heidout, Wolfpack, Melody Munro, HolLoree and Paul Duzchek, Krista Birch, Fran Jaster, Carol Reed, Raewyn Sinhuber, Paul Addison, ly Dudka, Justine Smith, Lynn Haskins, Chris Newel Investors Group: Mary-Anne & Ron Jenkins, Liana Shaw, Kent Gawletz, Blake Martindale. Angela and Trevor Gordon and Staff at Boston Pizza, Mayor Stetski, Heidout, Wolfpack, Melody Munro, Models & RCMP Riders: Andrew Hodge, Brad Caruso, Brian Burke, Dirk Finkenseip, Ian Patchette, Holly Dudka, Justine Smith, Lynn Haskins, Chris Newel John Bauer, Kevin Lane, Les Blain, Michael Hull, Michael Kosof, Rob Gardner, Roy Davidson, Seanan Sharp, Steve James, Jackson & RCMP Riders: Tyler Andrew Hodge, Brad Caruso, Brian Burke, Dirk Finkenseip, Ian Patchette, Models COTRBauer, Avalanche Scott Newman, Nolin Hodicoff, Tyler RemenJohn KevinMen’s Lane,Volleyball Les Blain, Team: Michael Hull,Bedell, MichaelJack Kosof, Rob Gardner, Roy Davidson, da, Zach Andres, Zach Fedechko, Stockton & Nick Schmidt Seanan Sharp, Steve James, Tyler Curtis Jackson Ice: Jordyn Boyd, Sam Reinhart, Jaedon Descheneau Kootenay Avalanche Men’s Volleyball Team: Scott Bedell, Jack Newman, Nolin Hodicoff, COTR RCMPRemenda, Ladies and Cops for Kids: Gail Harrison, Courtney King&, Brenda Kotizan, Christine Banford, Tyler Zach Andres, Zach Fedechko, Curtis Stockton Nick Schmidt Melanie Koon, Shirley Hogan, Yvonne Stupar, Shawna Lundin and Sammy the Bear Kootenay Ice: Jordyn Boyd, Sam Reinhart, Jaedon Descheneau RCMP Ladies and Cops for Kids: Gail Harrison, Courtney King , Brenda Kotizan, Christine Banford, Photography: from Cranbrook Photo Shawna Music by: Tom Bungay and Ray’s Music Melanie Koon,Cassidy Shirley Hogan, Yvonne Stupar, Lundin and Sammy the Bear
Silent Auction Items donated by the following businesses: Photography: Cassidy from Cranbrook Photo Music by: Tom Bungay and Ray’s Music
Bootleg Gap, Warehouse One, Leisure Services, Bumble Tree, Dairy Queen, Arby’s, Fairmont Hot SpringsAuction Resort, Bridge High Country Sports, Artist Sam Millard, Cloverdale Silent ItemsInteriors, donatedFitness by theInc., following businesses:
Paints, Ricks Fine Meats, One, Superstore, Canadian 2 for 1 Pizza, Canadian Liquor Bootleg Gap, Warehouse Leisure Fabricland, Services, Bumble Tree, Dairy Queen,Great Arby’s, Fairmont Hot Store, Starbucks, Rockies Bar & Fitness Grill, The Brick, tire, Walmart, Max’s Place,Cloverdale Trends & Springs Resort, Bridge Interiors, Inc., HighCanadian Country Sports, Artist Sam Millard, Treasures, Wildstone Golf Course, Home Hardware, Astala Imports, Artist Richard Hessler, Koko Paints, Ricks Fine Meats, Superstore, Fabricland, Canadian 2 for 1 Pizza, Great Canadian Liquor Beach,Starbucks, The Bedroom Furniture COTR Avalanche, Donalds, Mission GolfTrends Course, Store, Rockies Bar &Gallery, Grill, The Brick, CanadianMc tire, Walmart, Max’sHills Place, & Save On Foods, Shoppers Mart, JustHardware, for Pets, Flint FurImports, & Tannery, La Richard Lune deHessler, Chocolat, Hot Treasures, Wildstone Golf Drug Course, Home Astala Artist Koko Dogs n’ Cool Cats, Urban Roots, Kal Tire, Desirable Nails, Elements of Life, Columbia Theatre, NaBeach, The Bedroom Furniture Gallery, COTR Avalanche, Mc Donalds, Mission Hills Golf Course, ked Yeti, Staples, Artist Dorial The Playpen, Mountain Resort, Copper Point Save On Foods, Shoppers DrugDavis, Mart, Just for Pets, Prestige Flint Fur Rocky & Tannery, La Lune de Chocolat, Hot Golf Course, Pro Vision Investor’s Group,Nails, Telus,Elements Initial Desings, Cranbrook Golf Course , Dogs n’ Cool Cats, UrbanOptical, Roots, Kal Tire, Desirable of Life, Columbia Theatre, Three Palms, Bulk Barn, Nutters, Juniper Lanes, Selkirk Beverages, Millenium Games, Naked Yeti, Staples, Artist Dorial Davis, The Playpen, Prestige Rocky Pharmasave, Mountain Resort, Copper Point Shadow Mountain Resort,Optical, Selkirk Investor’s BeveragesGroup, Telus, Initial Desings, Cranbrook Golf Course , Golf Course, Pro Vision
www.copsforkids.org For more visit Juniper Three Palms,info Bulk please Barn, Nutters, Lanes, Selkirk Beverages, Pharmasave, Millenium Games, Shadow Mountain Resort, Selkirk Beverages For more info please visit www.copsforkids.org
The theme of this year’s conference was “A Canada that Works and Plays”. The Conference included several excellent speakers: Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada; Douglas Porter, Chief Economist, BMO Financial Group; David Goldstein, President & CEO, Tourism Industry Association of Canada; Honourable Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia; and Mark Brand, Social Entrepreneur and Restaurateur, Save On Meats, Downtown Eastside Vancouver. The main focus of the conference presentations was on tackling two key barriers to Canadian competitiveness: Canada’s skills shortage and its uncompetitive travel and tourism strategies. The gap between the skills of the unemployed and the requirements of current job openings is a leading barrier to competitiveness for many Canadian businesses. One of the reasons for this may be because educators are not fully aware of employers’ needs. Chambers of commerce have an important role to play in connecting educators and employers so that schools, colleges, technical institutes and universities can properly advise students where the jobs
are and what skills they’ll need to succeed. The Canadian Chamber created a competition to highlight the initiatives that local chambers are undertaking to address this issue in their communities. Of great interest were the presentations by the three finalists in the competition: the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce, the Mississauga Board of Trade and the Surrey Board of Trade. Congratulations to the Surrey Board of Trade, whose “HR Solutions for Immigrant Talent Initiative” developed in partnership with Douglas College was selected as the winner. The travel and tourism sector is one of Canada’s largest generators of GDP, contributing close to $80 billion to the economy annually and accounting for more than 600,000 jobs. Visitors to Canada spend more than $15 billion annually. So important is the sector that most municipalities and provinces have tourism marketing organizations, including many chambers of commerce. However, Canada is experiencing a serious and abrupt decline in the sector and has dropped from the 7th largest tourism destination in the world in terms of total foreign visitors to 18th. Can-
Booster Juice Bridge Interiors Cedar Heights Bed & Breakfast Columbia Copiers, Xerox Authorized Sales Agent RE/MAX Blue Sky Realty Ltd. Cranbrook Interior Woodwork Ltd. DJ’s Hair & Tanning Kelvin Investments Ltd. Paddler’s Inn & Construction Consulting Services e-Know East Kootenay News Online Weekly Elizabeth Lake Lodge Focus Corp. High Terrain Helicopters JSL Forum Ltd. KABDA Kimberley Riverside Campground Funhogz Gear Exchange East Kootenay Foundation for Health FlexiNEtBroadband Inc. EK Employment Services Centre (WorkBC)
ada is the only G8 country to reduce investment in marketing while the US has doubled their investment. Also of note is Canada ranks 1st or 2nd as a preferred destination, but is 16th in terms of arrivals. Other important issues are our Visa process, border facilitation and “club sandwich” of fees, taxes and levies. Conference presentations focused on how the chamber network can influence the various levels of governments in increasing Canadian tourism marketing to levels competitive with our travel rivals. A key component of the AGM was the policy resolutions debate. A total of 68 resolutions contributed by member Chambers from across the country, were presented in the following categories: Environment and Natural Re-
Renewals Baker Street Mall (Gateway Property Management) Peak Performance Motorsports Ltd. East Kootenay Home Inspections Ltd. Integra Air College of the Rockies Twice Is Nice Great Canadian Liquor Warehouse Ltd. Save On Foods The Playpen Pet Boarding & Grooming Fort Steele Resort & R.V. Park Kal Tire Shaw Communications Inc. Singing Pines Bed and Breakfast Cranbrook Golf Club Kootenay Livestock Association Trains Deluxe The Canadian Museum of Rail Travel Impalla Security Services Inc. St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino Yuill Paint & Home Decorate Superior Propane Inc. Sundance Window & Door City of Cranbrook
sources, Finance and Taxation, Industry, International Affairs, Social Policy and Transport and Infrastructure. There was lively discussion and debate, with a total of 59 resolutions being adopted, four defeated, three referred to the Chamber board for further research and two withdrawn. For more information on the resolutions and the outcome of the debate, please visit the Canadian Chamber website, http://www. chamber.ca/advocacy/policy-resolutions/.
The business meeting concluded with the confirmation of the 32 member Canadian Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, including newly appointed Chair Richard Payette, Partner - Firm Development, BDO Canada LLP.
Funhogz Gear Exchange EK Foundation for Health Kimberley Riverside Campground Alan J Evanchu Sears Owen’s Drilling Joey’s Only Full Current Electric Ltd. Kootenay Lawn Doctor Nomad Motel Just Liquid Sports The Painted Crate Leanne M Cutts, CGA Kootenay Group Insurance Planners Kootenay Ice Hockey Club Inc. Living Stones Developments Ltd. Magnetsigns Cranbrook Rocky Mountain Prosthetics & Orthotics Ltd. Susan Uswak-RBC Dominion Securities Inc THANK you for your investment. We encourage you to support our Chamber of Commerce Members
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NEW MEMBERS MNP LTD. Karen Johnson 205A Cranbrook St N Cranbrook, BC V1C 3R1 Ph: 250-417-0584 Fx: 250-979-2581 Email: Karenl.johnson@ mnp.ca Web: www.mnpdebt.ca At MNP, we understand that dealing with financial problems is one of the most stressful experiences we ever have to face. That’s why you need support and professional advice from someone who understands where you are coming from and the right course of action to take. Our insolvency team has more than 50 years of experience helping individuals and businesses recover from times of economic distress to regain control of their finances.
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condition of the home to make an informed decision before purchasing.
Our company specializes in providing professional Real Estate Appraisals and Depreciation Reports/Reserve Fund Studies throughout British Columbia. We carry E & O insurance and hold the following designations with the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers:
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Robert’s Inspections David Roberts 2018-15 Ave S Cranbrook, BC V1C 6M3 Ph: 250-919-8427 E: Scotcon@telus.net I perform Home Inspections for clients as a member of the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (CAHPI) following their Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.
Is Licenced through the Consumers Protection B.C. Has 25 years of experience in the Construction Industry in both Residential and Commercial. Has Journeyman Carpenters Certificate (1985) and City of Cranbrook Building Inspector for 4 years. For a Home Inspection please call Dave.
Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo Frank Vanden Broek PO Box 765 Cranbrook, BC V1C 4J5 Ph: 250-421-1523 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.krgf.ca “The Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo is an annual world class cycling event which showcases the natural beauty of our region. This event challenges riders to participate in either the 55km-105km
or 155km course. The course includes the North Star Rails to Trails and a portion of the event proceeds are directed to support the Trail. This event is organized by the Cranbrook Sunrise Rotary Club with several goals in mind. The first goal is to attract visitors to stay and play in our region, strengthening our local economy. The second goal is to promote cycling, fitness and the use of the Rails to Trails. Through achieving these goals, we are able to raise funds for various Rotary projects. We partner with local businesses, service clubs and volunteers to make this all happen in an extraordinary fashion.
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Ktunaxa elders will be joining in for cultural programs designed Ktunaxa elders will be joining in for cultural programs to improve their performance in reading, writing and to build the PALS is a program and their children who are connection between home for andparents school. in Kindergarten to Grade 2. It is designed to improve their performance in reading, writing and to build the connection between home and school.
Program includes ABC’s and Learning, Storybook Reading, Linking Children do better when their parents are involved in their education. Literacy and Play, Learning to Read, to Write, Early Math Program includes ABC’sLearning and Learning, Storybook Reading, Linking Literacy and Play, and more. Learning to Read, Learning to Write, Early Math and more.
Join us for an evening of fun & fashion at our new venue:
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WESTERN FINANCIAL PLACE FEBRUARY 18, 2014 TICKETS ON SALE NOW
Tickets are available at the Western Financial Place box office, charge by phone 250-426-SEAT (7328) or online at www.westernfinancialplace.ca
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Grizzly shot near Mt. Fernie Provincial Park Tamar a Hynd Fernie Free Press
The Conservation Officer Service (COS) have asked owners and land managers to close the trails temporarily on the west side of Mount Fernie Provincial Park (MFPP) and part of the F.A.R. ski hill area accessing the Lizard Creek (Gorby Creek trail network) after a sow grizzly bear was shot and injured by a hiker on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Two adults were hiking on the Galloway trail near Gorby trail when they came across a sow grizzly bear with two 2-year old cubs that were feeding on a moose carcass. Initially the sow came towards the hikers and diverted into the bushes with her two cubs. The sow came out
from the bushes without the cubs and came at the hikers. The male hiker had a high-powered rifle and discharged one shot at the sow that was 10 to 15 feet away. When the shot hit the sow, she went into the grass by the trail allowing the hikers to depart the area. The hikers notified COS as soon as they got out of the area by mid afternoon. The hiker had the appropriate license for the firearm. COS initiated an investigation of the area in the evening of Oct. 2 until it became dark. COS returned to the area on Thursday, Oct. 3 looking for the bear. COS notified Island Lake Lodge, Fernie Alpine Resort and B.C. Parks requesting they
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tell their guests and flag off trails warning of an injured bear in the area. COS followed a blood trail for 75 to 100 yards which headed towards a creek with thick brush. Due to safety reasons the search was called off. “Dealing with an in-
jured sow with cubs and a food source at a crucial time of year is high risk situation,” said COS Joe Caravetta. “Our hearing ability was compromised because of the creek noise and a bear would not be able to smell us as the wind was coming towards us.”
The area is closed for approximately 10 days to give scavengers time to eat the moose carcass. “There are two possibilities with the sow grizzly,” said COS Joe Caravetta “The bear perished in the bushes and we hope the cubs
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TERRACE, B.C. — Search and rescue workers near Terrace, B.C., have found the body of Devlin Sabo, just days after the friend he was lost with was found alive. Sabo and Ike Murray went mushroom picking along the
Skeena River Sept. 22 but failed to meet up with another man at their boat at a designated time. Police now know the two men became lost on the first day of their ordeal and hunkered down in an area that had been left out of the massive search zone that crews scoured
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KOOPMANS, GOSSE (GEORGE) 1922 â€“2013 George Koopmans died Friday, October 4, 2013 in Cranbrook. George was born into a large family in Garyp, a small town in the province of Fryslan in the Netherlands. He loved ice skating and participated in the prestigious Alvestedetocht, or Eleven Cities Tour, a 200-kilometer skating race.
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Though he disliked school, George greatly admired academic achievement, and at 17, he began his pursuit of Hilda Wobma, the smartest girl in town. According to George, it was simply a bonus that she also had the best legs. George and Hilda had an eventful courtship, much of it conducted during Germanyâ€™s occupation of Holland in World War II. They married in 1947. Georgeâ€™s dearest dream was to farm. In 1949, his sights turned to Canada, and with 50 borrowed dollars, he, pregnant Hilda and 11-month-old Bill set out for a new life. After a wretched voyage plagued by storms and seasickness, the young family arrived in Halifax in the middle of a harsh Canadian winter. They settled in Wycliffe. A born farmer, George had a reverence for agriculture, and his children quickly learned to say â€œsoilâ€? rather than â€œdirt,â€? which had a negative connotation to Georgeâ€™s ears. George developed a talent for coaxing vibrant crops, flowers and vegetables from the poorest soil. He enjoyed a wide variety of fresh garden vegetables, though he drew the line at broccoli.
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Following his retirement from farming, George worked at Crestbrook Forest Industries as a personnel assistant for 17 years. He was a charter member of the Wasa Lions Club. George loved Hildaâ€™s cooking, pickled herring, salty black licorice, potatoes from his garden, Simmental cattle, John Deere tractors, diesel engines, and a good dry martini. He resumed oil painting in his later years. George disliked pretentiousness, rudeness and those who treated the elderly like â€œthird-class citizens.â€? He believed in plain speech, and stories of his more interesting encounters invariably ended with a shrug and the phrase, â€œIt had to be said.â€? He distrusted potluck dinners, leftovers and pasta in all forms. He viewed casseroles as a sneaky way to get him to eat ingredients of insufficient quality to stand on their own. Though he lived a simple life, George felt that his family made him the wealthiest man on earth. His proudest achievement was his 66 years of marriage to the smartest girl in Garyp. George believed he had the most accomplished children and grandchildren in the world, and he was proud to share that information. Credit for his talented offspring went to Hilda and his own good sense in winning her hand. George is survived by his wife Hilda and five children Bill Koopmans (Judy), Hilda Muir (Bob), Pat Hall (Dave), Don Koopmans (Debbie) and Shannon Rodgers (Pat); nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
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Hilda and the family wish to extend their thanks to Dr. Caroline Shilhan, Cranbrook Home Support, the staff at Joseph Creek who looked after George during his brief respite stay and the wonderful neighbours who gave so generously of their time and driving services. At Georgeâ€™s request, there will be no funeral service but instead a gathering of family and neighbours to reminisce, laugh and celebrate a man who lived the immigrantâ€™s dream.
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It is with great sadness that Tedâ€™s family announces his passing in Kimberley at the â€œPinesâ€? surrounded by his family on October 5, 2013 after a lengthy battle with cancer at 52 years of age. Ted was born in Havre, Montana on September 18, 1961. Ted is survived by his mother Ila (nee Springer) Knudson, father Glen (Jean) Knudson, brother Terry, niece Dallas (Ben) Runzer and their children Donnovan, Teagan and Paisen, niece Kelsey, sister Pam (Keith) Hebert, nephew Jeff (Kendall) and their daughter Meia and niece Amy and brother Toby, He was predeceased by his oldest brother Timmy (1963), grandparents Claude (Blanche) Springer, Albert (Dorothy) Knudson, several aunts, uncles, cousins, dear friends and long time furry companion Corky. A special thank you to Cindy, Wayne, Denise and Shane for always being there for Ted. A Celebration of Tedâ€™s Life will be held on Friday, October 11, 2013 between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm at the Wasa Community Hall. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in honour of Ted may do so to the: Canadian Cancer Society, 19 - 9th Avenue South, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 2L9. Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service. Condolences for the family can be offered at: www.mcphersonfh.com
Colvin Allen McBurney 1936 - 2013 Colvin Allen McBurney passed away peacefully at home and went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at the age of 76 years. Colvin will always be remembered as a man of unwavering integrity, a lightning quick sense of humour and a profound love of family, friends and God.
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VANCOUVER — The B.C. Court of Appeal is set to rule on Canada’s ban on doctor-assisted suicide, weighing in on a contentious legal case that is expected to end up at the Supreme Court of Canada. The case stems from a B.C. Supreme Court decision last year that struck down the ban and ruled the law violated the charter rights of sick and dying people by
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OTTAWA — The crushing defeat of Nova Scotia’s NDP government has dealt a blow to federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair just as Parliament is poised to resume. Mulcair likes to point to the success of provincial New Democrat governments to bolster his argument that the NDP can do the same federally. But that’s a harder case to make after the
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daily townsman / daily bulletin
Thursday, OCTOBER 10, 2013
ON SELECT MODELS
WITH KIA’S AVAILABLE WINTER-READY FEATURES.
HEATED STEERING WHEEL
Rio5 SX shown
Rondo EX Luxury shown
Sorento EX shown
THE ALL-NEW 2014
OWN IT FROM
HWY (M/T): 6.2L/100KM CITY (M/T): 9.4L/100KM
125 0 0
OWN IT FROM
HWY (A/T): 7.1L/100KM CITY (A/T): 10.4L/100KM
ON SELECT TRIMS
156 0 0
THE NEW 2014
HWY (M/T): 5.3L/100KM CITY (M/T): 6.9L/100KM
OWN IT FROM
81 0 0
ON SELECT TRIMS
ON SELECT TRIMS
• Wiper De-icer
• Wiper De-icer
• Satellite Radio
• Heated Front Seats
• Heated Front Seats
• Heated Mirrors
• Heated Mirrors
• Keyless Entry
• Electronic Stability Control
• Keyless Entry
• Rear Parking Sonar
• Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
Bi-weekly for 84 months with $0 DOWN PAYMENT. Offer includes delivery, destination, fees and $750 LOAN SAVINGS. Offer based on 2014 Rondo LX MT with a purchase price of $23,482.
Bi-weekly for 60 months, amortized over 84 months with $0 DOWN PAYMENT. Offer includes delivery, destination and fees. Offer based on 2014 Sorento 2.4L LX AT FWD with a purchase price of $28,482.
Bi-weekly for 60 months, amortized over 84 months with $0 DOWN PAYMENT. Offer includes delivery, destination, fees and $900 LOAN SAVINGS. Offer based on 2013 Rio5 LX MT with a purchase price of $15,672.
OFFER ENDS OCTOBER 31ST WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED *5-year/100,000 km worry-free comprehensive warranty.
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Offer(s) available on select new 2013/2014 models through participating dealers to qualified customers who take delivery by October 31, 2013. Dealers may sell or lease for less. Some conditions apply. See dealer for complete details. All offers are subject to change without notice. Vehicles shown may include optional accessories and upgrades available at extra cost. All pricing includes delivery and destination fees up to $1,665, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies) and $100 A/C charge (where applicable) and excludes licensing, registration, insurance, other taxes and variable dealer administration fees (up to $699). Other dealer charges may be required at the time of purchase. Other lease and financing options also available. **0% purchase financing is available on select new 2013/2014 Kia models O.A.C. Terms vary by model and trim, see dealer for complete details. ¤“Don’t Pay Until 2014” offer (90-day payment deferral) applies to purchase financing on select new 2014 models. No interest will accrue during the first 60 days of the finance contract. After 90 days, interest accrues and the purchaser will repay both the principal and interest monthly over the contract’s term. ≠Bi-weekly finance payment O.A.C. for new 2014 Rondo LX MT (RN551E) based on a selling price of $23,482 is $125 with an APR of 0% for 84 months, with a remaining balance of $0. Offer includes loan savings of $750. Bi-weekly finance payment O.A.C. for new 2014 Sorento 2.4L LX AT FWD (SR75BE)/2013 Rio5 LX MT (RO551D) based on a selling price of $28,482/$15,672 is $156/$81 with an APR of 0% for 60 months, amortized over an 84-month period. Offer includes loan savings of $0/$900. Estimated remaining principal balance of $8,138/$4,221 plus applicable taxes due at end of 60-month period. Retailer may sell for less. See dealer for full details. ‡$2,500/$2,500/$2,000 cash savings on the cash purchase of an eligible new 2014 Sorento 2.4L LX AT FWD (SR75BE)/2014 Rondo LX MT (RN551E)/2013 Rio5 LX MT (RO551D) from a participating dealer between October 1-31, 2013, is deducted from the selling price before taxes and cannot be combined with special lease and finance offers. Some conditions apply. ΔModel shown Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price for 2014 Sorento 3.3L EX AT AWD (SR75HE)/2014 Rondo EX Luxury (RN756E)/2013 Rio5 SX with Navigation AT (RO759D) is $34,195/$32,195/$23,750. Highway/city fuel consumption is based on the 2014 Sorento LX 2.4L GDI 4-cyl (A/T)/2014 Rondo 2.0L GDI 4-cyl (M/T)/2013 Rio5 1.6L GDI 4-cyl (M/T). These updated estimates are based on the Government of Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors. The Kia Winter-Ready Package is available on a limited number of 2014 Forte SE (FO74SE)/2014 Rondo SE 5-seater (RN75SE)/2014 Rondo SE 7-seater (RN75TE)/2014 Sorento SE FWD (SR75SE)/2014 Sorento SE AWD (SR75TE) at extra cost. Dealer order may be required. Other Winter Accessory packages can also be installed at your dealership on select in-stock 2013 and 2014 Kia models at extra cost. These may vary by dealer due to availability; while supplies last. Winter Accessory Packages may include: winter tires, block heater, remote starter and/or winter floor mats. Content may vary by dealer. Offer ends October 31st, 2013. Information in this advertisement is believed to be accurate at the time of printing. For more information on our 5-year warranty coverage, visit kia.ca or call us at 1-877-542-2886. Kia is a trademark of Kia Motors Corporation.
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P E R S O N A L R E A L E S TAT E C O R P O R AT I O N
“A Trusted Name in Real Estate since 1994.” EAST KOOTENAY REALTY
25-10th Avenue South, Cranbrook
email@example.com 250-426-8211 250-426-9482 www.cranbrookrealty.com 1425 20th St. S.
2308 - 7th St. S.
Great family home in good location in lower highlands. This home has upgrades that include: newer roof, furnace, ﬂooring and paint. Home has been renovated to an open concept ﬂoor plan. This home has 4 beds and 2 baths. Separate entry into full, fully ﬁnished basement.
Exceptional Southview home with high ceilings and great design. Grade level entry with large foyer, family room & guest bedroom. Open design on the 2nd level with gourmet kitchen & maple hardwood throughout. Attached double garage.
Serene setting within Brookview. This renovated 2 + 1 bedroom home features numerous updates to the main ﬂoor. Custom new kitchen with white raised panel cabinets, newer laminate wood ﬂooring & updated trims. Partially ﬁnished basement. Nestled onto a quiet street with a park-like setting in the back yard.
831 Mennie Road
6147 Wolf Creek Road
5365 Silver Spring Dr.
2509 4th St. S.
Spacious 2 bed, 2 bath mobile home on 1.3 acres just a short drive to either Cranbrook or Kimberley. Spacious living room, family room & kitchen. Shop has 220 wiring, barn & loads of storage. RV parking.
Wasa location just a few blocks from the beach. Rancher style home with substantial renovations in the mid 90’s. Open ﬂoor plan with vaulted ceilings, oak kitchen, wood stove in LR. Offering close proximity to 4 seasons of recreation.
2+2 bed, 3 bath home backing onto crown land with close proximity to city limits on 5 acres of privacy with over 2000 Sq.Ft. on the main ﬂoor. Property is fully fenced and has some outbuildings.
D L O S
2044 Harris Road
1409 - 7th St. S.
328 8th Ave. S.
3117 6th St. S.
221 - 9th Ave. S.
Impressive architectural design with this log home on 2.47 acres in private location. This home has 4 beds on its 2nd ﬂoor; all well appointed and spacious with high ceilings. Main ﬂoor has open design with large living room. Beautiful kitchen. 16x24 detached shop with loft suite.
Spacious family home with suite potential. This 5 bed, 4 bath home features great views of the Rockies in a central location complete with a double attached garage. Over 1500 Sq.Ft. on the main ﬂoor.
Character home in Baker Hill on large double lot. This 2+1 bed, 2 bath home has been well maintained with good character and amazing curb appeal. Large spacious lot located close to all amenities with schools nearby.
Family home in great residential neighborhood backing onto Highlands School greenbelt. Custom designed 4 bed, 2 bath home with vaulted ceilings, open design including a country kitchen and family room. Fully ﬁnished basement. Double attached garage.
One and a half storey 2 bed, 2.5 bath home on double lot in central location close to downtown. Spacious living room with wood burning ﬁreplace and sliders to yard. Adjoining dining room. Sunroom off kitchen. Double carport in back.
202 - 14th Ave. S.
3900 Read Road
8895 Colony Road
Home & acreage offered at a great price located just minutes from city limits. Spacious 3 bed, 1 bath home on 2.86 acres. Home features ample entertaining space. Property is fenced with additional outbuildings including a barn.
Stunning mountain views and 300’ of waterfront on Kootenay River. This 3 bed, 3 bath home situated on 10.93 acres has vaulted ceilings, large arched doorways, hardwood and tiled ﬂoors, two master suites. Large deck out back. Fenced pasture. RV parking.
3985 Highway 3/95
212 12th Ave. S.
2310 34th Ave. S.
2+2 bed, 2 bath home on 4 acres of land already set up for hobby farming with full fencing, cross fencing and outbuildings. 20x40 detached shop. Located just minutes from city limits. Conventional layout with 22x28 sunroom. Double attached carport.
Character and heritage evident in this home estimated to be constructed in the mid 1920s. Baker Hill home is classic architecture with turret and Victorian charm. Main ﬂoor has newer birch hardwood and renovated baths. Four bdrm, two bath home located close to city amenities and walking distance to downtown.
Spacious 3+1 bed, 2.5 bath home on 0.98 acres in Gold Creek. This home has large living room with wood ﬁreplace. Kitchen has bright cabinetry, centre island and adjoining dining room. Large partially covered deck out back. Bright rec room. Large laundry room. Double attached carport.
2206 13th Ave. S.
212 15th Ave. S.
6268 Poplar Road
516 17th St. S.
2348 Michel Road
125’ of waterfront along Wasa Lake with two dwellings and a detached garage. This property is ideal for a family purchase to enjoy 1.42 acres with ample accommodations and facilities. Private beach and majestic mountain views.
Quality, luxury and elegance combined within this 2 storey home currently under construction. This 4 bed, 3 bath home has been designed to enhance the dramatic scenery of Fisher Peak and the Steeples. Solid wood cabinetry, granite counters, tiled ﬂoors, hardiboard siding, smart trim, & much more.
2 bed, 1 bath home on half an acre in the Jim Smith Lake area. This home is fully renovated with vaulted ceilings and spacious ﬂoor plan. The land offers a good level of privacy. This home has seen many upgrades.
2929 Westview Road
Custom built executive home with high quality ﬁnish on both levels; each with 10’ ceilings. This 3 bed, 4 bath home on 2.08 acres in Westview Estates features an open concept plan with gourmet kitchen, living room and dining room. Attached triple garage.
6229 Poplar Road
Beautiful 4 bed, 2 bath home on 0.43 acres in Wasa. Home features vaulted ceiling, rock ﬁreplace in living room, open kitchen/eating area. Spacious bedrooms upstairs. Large rec room & games room downstairs. Attached double garage.
105 19th St. S.
Brand new 4 bed, 3.5 bath executive home in Elizabeth Lake Ridge. This home has a spacious open ﬂoor plan with vaulted ceilings and wall of windows to take in the beautiful mountain views & Elizabeth Lake. Attached double garage.
Character home with small studio apartment on the NW side. This 2 storey home features good level of renovations, maintenance and upgrades. Perfect for home based business or a mortgage helper. Ideal location..
9267 Langevin St.
721 Franklin Road
3581 - 49th St. S.
2 bed, 2 bath home on 0.28 acres in Wardner. This home features a large living room with vaulted ceiling and wood stove. Formal dining. Beautiful kitchen with large pantry and breakfast bar. Cozy family room with loads of windows. Spacious master bed. Beautiful views.
3 bed, 2.5 bath home on 5.69 acres in Silver Springs area. Rock to ceiling wood ﬁreplace in living room. Beautiful kitchen with centre island, pantry, tile backsplash. Cozy family room with sliders leading to large deck in back. Main ﬂoor laundry. Spacious master. Double attached carport.
Country living all around. This beautiful 3 + 2 bedroom, 3 bath home is situated on 5 acres just a few minutes from town. Stunning kitchen open to living room. Formal dining room, cozy family room as well as fully ﬁnished basement. 1040 sq. ft. outbuilding with heated pool. Double attached carport, paved drive. Beautiful mountain views.
Mayook Station Estates
223 - 1004 - 23rd Ave. N.
613 18th Ave. S.
7956 Foothills Drive
Brand new 2 bed, 2 bath home in rural Mayook Station Estates subdivision. This home has open concept ﬂoor plan with hardwood and tile ﬂooring. Full unﬁnished basement just waiting for design idea. Large covered deck. Triple attached garage. Landscaped and fenced. Short drive to Cranbrook with endless recreation opportunities.
Updated 2 bed, 2 bath unit. Updates include: new light ﬁxtures, new paint & new ﬂooring. Natural gas ﬁreplace in living room with sliders leading to balcony. In suite laundry. Spacious master bedroom. Central location close to shopping, restaurants and other amenities.
D L O S
3 bed, 2 bath home in great residential location with upgrades to the ;main ﬂoor and basement ﬁnishes. Living room has natural gas ﬁreplace. Oak hardwood throughout main ﬂoor. Upgrades to main ﬂoor and basement ﬁnishes. Attached carport.
D L O S
302 - 16th Ave. S.
On triple lot is this updated and immaculate home with original hardwood ﬂoors. This 3+1 bed, 2 bath home has been well maintained with extensive upgrades. Fully fenced and landscaped yard. Detached garage. Alley access.
D L O S $389,900
Immaculate 2+2 bed, 3 bath home in newer Southview subdivision. This home features an open concept ﬂoor plan with vaulted ceilings and large windows. Main ﬂoor has hardwood and tile ﬂoors. Custom maple cabinetry in kitchen. Gas ﬁreplace in living room. Large covered deck out back. Attached garage.
3 bed, 2 bath home in baker hill that has been rejuvenated with many updates including: newer exterior cladding, windows, roof, plumbing and electrical. Hardwood ﬂooring. Double lot. 20x24 detached garage has been retroﬁtted with ofﬁce area. Fully fenced. Alley access. Close to downtown.
904 16th St. S.
1421 20th St. S.
1925 3rd St. S.
Executive bungalow with panoramic views. This 4 bed, 3 bath home is custom built featuring numberous amenities including a full (unauthorized) in-law suite. Custom kitchen upstairs with oak cabinets and adjacent dining nook. Spacious backyard. Double attached garage.
Southview home with full renovations and upgrades. This 2+1 bed, 3 bath home has a spacious ﬂoorplan with sunken living room. Large master on the main ﬂoor. Cozy rec room down with freestanding ng ﬁreplace. Nestled on a street with similar executive homes. Fenced yard with new deck. Double attached garage.
2+ acre lots starting at
D L O S $339,900
Renovated bungalow with lots of upgrades with double detached garage. Centrally located near Laurie Middle School. Bright ﬂoor plan with upgrades to ﬂooring, paint, roof, electrical and furnace. Natural gas ﬁreplace in LR. Country kitchen.