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Soup and thrift bring Whispers of Hope to MAAP CRAIG CRAIG LINDSAY LINDSAY

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Whispers Whispers of of Hope Hope has has opened opened up up at at their their new new location location in in the the Multi-Agency Multi-Agency Accommodation Accommodation Project Project (MAAP) (MAAP) building building on on Riverside Riverside Drive. Drive. Located Located in in the the rear rear of of the the buildbuilding, ing, Whispers Whispers operates operates aa soup soup

kitchen kitchen with with aa thrift thrift store store up up front front which which sells sells used used clothing clothing and and other other items items with with the the proceeds proceeds helping helping to to run run the the community community kitchen. kitchen. “The “The proceeds proceeds from from the the thrift thrift store store help help run run the the kitchen,” kitchen,” said said Andre Andre Boruck, Boruck, coordinator coordinator for for Whispers Whispers of of Hope. Hope. “Everything “Everything in in the the store store has has been been donated donated by by the the public.” public.”

The The kitchen, kitchen, which which feeds feeds between between 20 20 and and 25 25 people people per per day, day, opened opened on on Nov. Nov. 1, 1, while while the the thrift thrift store store opened opened Thursday, Thursday, Nov. Nov. 7. 7. “We “We open open at at 99 a.m. a.m. and and serve serve cofcoffee fee and and treats treats until until 10:30 10:30 a.m. a.m. when when we we start start serving serving lunch,” lunch,” he he said. said. “We “We serve serve aa hot hot lunch lunch from from 10:30 10:30 a.m. a.m. until until 12 12 p.m.” p.m.” Boruck Boruck said said they they are are very very excited excited

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about about being being in in aa new new building building and and working working close close by by both both Habitat Habitat for for Humanity Humanity and and BETHS. BETHS. “We’re “We’re very, very, very very happy happy here,” here,” he he said. said. “Specifically, “Specifically, we’re we’re very very happy happy with with Habitat, Habitat, who’ve who’ve helped helped sponsponsor sor to to get get the the renovations renovations done.” done.”

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Several Several dozen dozen people people laid laid wreaths wreaths at at the the foot foot of of the the cenotaph cenotaph in in front front of of Grand Grand Forks Forks City City Hall Hall Monday Monday to to honour honour veterans veterans who who have have served served our our country. country. For For more more photos, photos, see see page page 14. 14.

The The fiscal fiscal prudence prudence of of the the people people of of the the Boundary Boundary does does not not extend extend to to its its municipal municipal govgovernments. ernments. In In aa recent recent report report released released by by the the Canadian Canadian Federation Federation of of Independent Independent Business, Business, the the cities cities of of Grand Grand Forks Forks and and Greenwood Greenwood were were shown shown to to be be more more free free spending spending than than its its neigbours neigbours in in the the Thompson Thompson Okanagan Okanagan region—and region—and did did not not fare fare much much better better against against the the entire entire breadth breadth of of the the municipalities municipalities across across the the province. province. In In the the BC BC Municipal Municipal Spending Spending Watch Watch 2013, 2013, Grand Grand Forks Forks was was in in the the bottom bottom 20 20 per per cent cent of of fiscally fiscally responsible responsible communities communities in in the the provprovince, ince, ranking ranking 33 33 out out of of 153 153 (the (the lower lower the the numnumber ber being being aa worse worse ranking) ranking) communities. communities. The The city city dropped dropped down down from from their their 52nd 52nd ranking ranking from from last last year year as as its its municipal municipal spendspending ing per per capita capita from from 2010-2011 2010-2011 rose rose by by nine nine per per cent. cent. As As with with past past years, years, the the lower lower the the number, number, the the worse worse off off aa municipality municipality is is in in achieving achieving sustainable sustainable operating operating spending spending Grand Grand Forks Forks operating operating spending spending per per capita capita in in 2011 2011 was was $2,176, $2,176, with with real real operating operating spendspending ing per per capita capita growth growth rising rising from from 2000-2011 2000-2011 by by 36 36 per per cent. cent. That That contrasts contrasts sharply sharply with with some some of of the the city’s city’s Kootenay Kootenay Rockies Rockies cousins cousins like like Rossland, Rossland, where where operating operating spending spending in in the the same same time time period period rose rose by by one one per per cent. cent. The The city city spends spends $1,361 $1,361 per per capita, capita, and and municipal municipal spending spending per per capita capita dropped dropped by by one one per per cent cent from from 2010-2011. 2010-2011. The The report report measures measures how how much much the the city city spends, spends, in in relation relation to to the the rate rate of of inflation inflation and and its its population population growth. growth.

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Tables turned on a party of young hunters 1908 Employees of the Granby smelter accompanied by the city band, assembled at the home of Miles Barrett, general foreman of the Granby works, to greet him and his bride on their return from their wedding tour. 1913 A ‘reunion’ of Odd Fellows took place at Phoenix, the occasion being the first annual roll call of members of Snowshoe Lodge No. 46. 1918 Upon hearing the news that the Great War was ended, Mayor Acres declared a day’s holiday for rejoicing which was marked throughout the day by the pealing of church bells, an afternoon parade, and the burning in effigy of the ex-Kaiser of Germany. 1923 Inspector Raymond Lowder Cadiz arrived from Regina to take up his new post as commanding officer of the local RCMP detachment, succeeding Inspector C.H. King. 1928 The latest mining property to change hands in the Greenwood-Phoenix district was the Last Chance claim, one mile from Greenwood on Phoenix hill. 1933 A CPR westbound passenger train was delayed at the local depot while trainmen attempted to forcibly evict a Billy goat, which had taken, refuge under the passenger coach. 1938 Water in Smelter Lake has risen to the top of the hydro dam flashboards and it was expected there would be ample water to carry the city electric plant throughout the winter months. 1943 Owing to a shortage of water and the breakdown of the diesel power plant, streetlights in Grand Forks had been out

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for several weeks. 1948 Tables were turned on a party of young local hunters, consisting of Nick Hirsch, Y. Sugimoto and Dunc McDonald, who went bear hunting up the North Fork and were attacked from behind by a bear who gave chase to the party for some 600 feet. 1953 A meeting was held at the Province Hotel for the purpose of inaugurating the newly formed Boundary Historical Society, 15 of the 20 members present becoming charter members, with Mrs. Woodward elected president. 1958 Reversing the usual order of things on Halloween night was the pleasant task performed by teenagers Joan Fugimoto, Sally Beninger, Janice Honholt and Beverly McMannis, all members of the CGIT, who spent the evening going about the city distributing treats to senior citizens. 1963 Max P. Dergousoff disposed of his retail store and repair service, known as Max TV, to partners Jim Salmon and Julian Johans. 1968 A spectacular blaze destroyed the Northwood Mills sawmill building in Greenwood, which was in the process of being dismantled following a recent auction. Loss to the purchaser was very heavy, as no insurance was carried. 1973

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Christina Lake successfully passed a $15,000 fire referendum to purchase a fire truck and make additions to the fire hall. 1978 Charter members who were among the ladies present for cutting of the Sunshine Valley Women’s Institute’s 25th anniversary cake were Lily Forrester, Ruth Anderson, Pauline Bodnarchuk and current president W.I. Sheilah Drummond. 1983 The Society for the Handicapped welcomed two staff members to the workshop. Penny Vere will specialize in the craft department, while Bobbie Ogletree will initiate some programs for outside work. 1993 After more than three decades of service on and off the diamond, Grand Forks’ Peter Stoochnoff was inducted into the B.C. Babe Ruth Baseball Hall of Fame. 1998 The Pentagono investment scheme made its way through the Kootenays. People were asked to buy stock certificates from a company called Future Strategies. The RCMP warned citizens to be wary of pyramid schemes. 2003 A public meeting in Greenwood on the Greenwood Gold Project drew quite a crowd. Gold City Industries is the company behind the project that is exploring the high-grade gold and copper properties at two sites: Lexington and Golden Crown. 2008 About 300 residents attended the all-candidates mayoral debate forum at Grand Forks Secondary School (GFSS) on Thursday to question incumbent candidates on their record and grill the new faces.

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Maximenko first out of the gate for new riding CRAIG LINDSAY

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She may have a similar name as the man she hopes to replace, but Margaret Maximenko is looking at building her own name in federal politics. On Nov. 4, Maximenko announced her intention to run for the NDP nomination in the newly named riding South Okanagan West Kootenay (SOWK). The federal riding is currently called B.C. Southern Interior and represented by NDP Member of Parliament (MP) Alex Atamanenko, who recently announced he was retiring at the end of his current term. “I’ve been a long time activist,” said Maximenko. “I came to Canada as an immigrant at the age of nine; I understand what this country has to offer and what it has provided the citizens of this country for a long time.

I’ve been watching that disintegrate and it’s been causing me some distress. We can do better. I don’t believe I have all the answers – but I believe I can be part of the solution.” Maximenko said she’s been recruited many times over the years to go into federal politics, and she’s also been a recruiter. “I think it’s a great opportunity to represent this area,” she said. “I have a lot of experience in the role of representing constituents. The time is right for me.” Maximenko grew up in a political family with a strong political culture. She was 16 when she was recruited by Stanley Orrice to run her first campaign. “The bug was set,” she said. “Although I didn’t get back into it in a big way until 1986 when I began more campaign work, it snowballed from there.” In 1990, Maximenko was

nominated and won for Area C (Christina Lake) director for the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and she really enjoyed that time in office. “That was a wonderful job with great opportunities,” she said. “Through that I was selected as the local government spokesperson for the commission on resources and the environment, which Mike Harcourt and Stephen Owen set up to attempt to quell the war in the woods.” The commission was a multistake holder process that lasted over two years and Maximenko was selected to represent the five districts that made up the southeastern quarter of the province.” Maximenko was born in Oakland, California and moved to Grand Forks at the age of nine with her family. She began her business career as a property manager at the

age of 20. With her husband, she eventually ended up operating a retail operation, three contracting companies and a manufacturing plant, which employed over 100 people over four years. Maximenko knows that taking over from Atamanenko will be a daunting task for anyone, but she is eager to try. “Alex Atamanenko leaves an amazing legacy that would be my honour to continue,” she said. “Alex has served the constituents of the BC Southern Interior with determination and grace and I believe he has the most effective track record of any MP in our corner of the world.” Maximenko adds that part of the reason she is announcing her candidacy so early is because Atamanenko has said he will work with the NDP candidate.

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POLICE BRIEFS Dumping garbage On Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 5:48 p.m., RCMP received a report of willful damage from the Gilpin Road area of Grand Forks. “There was a complaint of people dumping a considerable amount of garbage out on a property,” said Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison. The case is still under investigation. Throwing snowballs at car At 7:24 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, police received a complaint about young people throwing snowballs at cars near the black train bridge on the Kettle River. “Three snowballs struck the vehicle,” said Harrison. “Thankfully, there was no damage or accidents resulting from it.” The three boys were located by RCMP and spoken to. “They were given a very stiff warning about the dangers of their actions and the fact that they could’ve caused an accident where someone could’ve gotten hurt,” said Harrison. Craig Lindsay photo

Tammy Battersby (left), Gospel Chapel community care coordinator, and Roxanne Smith, Gospel Chapel community liason, sit down for some delicious pancakes and sausages at the Community Christmas Hamper Program pancake breakfast Saturday at the Gospel Chapel. The breakfast, which was very well attended, was a fundraiser for the hamper program which provides meals on Christmas for those in need. Upcoming events for the program include the Angel Tree set up in mid-November, Fill the Fridge, and the borscht supper fundraiser on Nov. 30.

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Grand Forks was the second worst community in the Thompson Okanagan region, ahead of Summerland that was ranked 20th, having a 72 per cent increase in operating spending per capita growth from 2000-2011. Greenwood has had a 32 per cent rise in real operating spending per capita growth from 2000-2011, and shells out $1,733 in operating spending per capita. The city’s municipal spending increased by eight per cent from 2010 to 2011, dropping the nation’s smallest city to a rank of 54th, down from 78th last year. Midway was a model of responsibility and consistency, raising its real

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operating spending per capita (20002011) by only four per cent, spending $1,503 per capita and actually decreasing its municipal spending per capita (2010-2011) by six per cent. The community ranked 118th, bettering its rank of 100 from last year. Grand Forks does have some Kootenay company at the bottom of the spectrum, with nine Kootenay communities ranked below the city. Nelson ranked 30th ($2,6621 per capita, with a six per cent rise in 2010-2011 spending), while Golden has increased its real operating spending per capita (2010-2011) by 107 per cent. Cranbrook was 42nd, Creston 95th,

Salmo 139th and Kaslo—the best in the province—was ranked 153rd. The village has decreased its spending from 2000-2011 by nine per cent, 11 per cent from 2010-2011. It spends $1,017 per capita. Trail dropped even lower in the rankings, from 65th to 61st, even though it did not increase municipal spending. Warfield ranked 119th, Montrose 124th, Fruitvale 145th and Castlegar 117. Penticton was 41st, Kelowna 51st, Osoyoos 65th, Oliver 69th and Princeton 212st. Regional districts were not included in the report.

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The next chapter of food Let’s talk about where our next meals are coming from on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when Grand Forks and Boundary Regional Agricultural Society, Family and Individual Services Society and Kettle Valley Food Co-op host a day of inspirational speakers and community discussion about food security in the Boundary Region. Register at 9 a.m. at the Seniors’ Centre in City Park, then spend some time adding your ideas to views presented by: • Robin Tunnicliffe, co-founder of Saanich Organics and author of All the Dirt: Reflections on Organic Farming; • Russell Prescious, entrepreneur and founder of Capers Food Stores, Farm Folk City Folk and current manager of the new Kootenay Co-op’s housing development; • Roly Russell, father, farmer, Area D director, academic and community builder; and • Colleen Ross, long-time farmer, vice-president of the National Farmers Union, activist and food/agriculture policy agitator.

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he arrival of cold weather in Grand Forks is often bad news for people whose living accommodations leave them exposed to the elements. Winter weather is a difficult mantle for most to take up, but not having a warm place to go at night makes it worse. But this winter there is some good news to accompany the chill and the white stuff: Boundary Emergency and Transition Housing Society’s (BETHS) extreme weather shelter is now open for the winter at their new location in the Multiple Agency Accommodation Project (MAAP) building. Warm beds are secured for another season. And, coupled with Whispers of Hope opening up at its new location in the same building on Riverside Drive, the dark days of winter are looking brighter for those on the street. Located in the rear of the building, Whispers will operate a soup kitchen to warm the insides of those in need, with a thrift store up front selling used clothing and other items, the proceeds helping to run the community kitchen.

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feel a little sorry for Harper’s former chief of staff Nigel Wright, whom the media has lately described as having been “thrown under the bus” by the Prime Minister. I don’t feel quite as sorry for him though as for my late cousin Vito. Mr. Wright, in truth, was merely fired. When Vito had a similar fallout with his boss, Primo Violinista, he too was thrown under a bus. A real bus. Like Mr. Wright, Vito had been a successful businessman before becoming Primo’s right hand man. In Vito’s case, by businessman I mean he ran a collection agency for several used car

dealers in Montreal and worked as a bouncer at Le Chat Gris, a disco bar. By disco bar I mean a sleazy lounge that served as a front for Primo’s trade in bootleg cigarettes and highjacked booze. Mr. Wright was of course a much more successful man than Vito; he was wealthy, highly thought of, intelligent. However, he was apparently just as ignorant as Vito when it came to the subtle use of language employed by elected officials and/or hoodlums, both of whom must protect themselves from the slightest appearance of wrong doing. Both might occasionally hear their superiors say, “make this go away” or “do what is necessary” or “take care of him” perhaps accompanied by “I don’t want to know.” To persons unskilled in

the nuances of political/ criminal doublespeak, those kind of statements are open to interpretation. In Mr. Wright’s case, he apparently interpreted a statement to mean that he should write Mr. Duffy a check for $90,000, thereby making him go away happy. Probably, given Mr Wright’s wealth and status, he received an appropriate punishment for his mistake: some embarrassment and humiliation. Vito’s mistake, while similar, was not punished as lightly. Primo sent Vito down to the office of his transportation company to settle scores with Nicky, the company manager who Primo believed had been skimming money. According to testimony at Primo’s trial, he told Vito to “take care of Nicky; make

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him go away.” Vito dutifully gave Nicky five thousand dollars and a bus ticket to Winnipeg. When Primo heard the story he sent two other employees to pick up Vito and “instruct everybody how to make a nice pavement pizza.” They were more familiar with Primo’s colourful language and threw Vito under the wheels of the next Greyhound Winnipeg Express. Primo was acquitted of course. Not enough evidence; it was all just hearsay. Prime Minister Harper will no doubt also remain unscathed for the same reason. Plus, replacements for men like that are hard to find. It takes a certain kind of person to throw a loyal employee under a bus. Jim Holtz is a Boundarybased writer.

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Stop poisoning the environment with herbicides To the Editor: On the radio it said Nelson is considering using herbicides to eradicate noxious weeds. This is sad. They have been using herbicides off the roadways here in Grand Forks for way too

long. It’s time to eradicate herbicides and pesticides, never mind noxious weeds. Ridding weeds may be labour intensive, but that may be the best way, never mind fining people for weeds on their property. Organize vol-

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unteers to pull them—organize volunteers to pull them, pay people, even if they are criminals. How about do things in a positive fashion, never mind poisoning the environment? Nadine Nevocshonoff, Grand Forks

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Thumbs up to the Clifton family

Thumbs down to Daylight Savings Time. I don’t like turning all my clocks back and forth twice a year. Thumbs up to Danny and Ray at Buy-Low Foods for their generous donation of tuques and mitts to sell at the Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, just in time for winter. Thank you Buy-Low. Thumbs up to Sandra Owens for donating her contest prize to Boundary Community Food Bank—much appreciated. Thumbs up for the honest person that returned my hip bag to the nurse’s desk in the hospital. Thank you very much. Thumbs up to Ken for donating the wonderful collectible Department 56 Winter Silhouette figurines, Snow Babies and Angels to the Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Thumbs down to the City of Grand Forks for allowing a building with a southwestern exterior that belongs in Osoyoos to be built right downtown at Fourth and Central. Our theme is “heritage.” All buildings built in the downtown core are in the development permit area and have to be approved by the city. Why didn’t the city insist that the heritage theme be followed? Thumbs up to the group of local Riverside residents who have cleaned up squatter campsites up the Granby River on more than one occasion. Thank you for helping to keep our environment clean safe and healthy for everyone, but especially the children who use the beaches of the Granby River. Thumbs up to the newly painted authentically red fire hydrants in town. Thumbs up to Grand Forks Home Hardware for choosing Whispers of Hope as their October charity of the month. Thumbs down to the departure of our Border Bruins coach. You showed a true interest in our team and it showed. But good luck in Trail, they are lucky to have you. Thumbs up to the tireless volunteers and generous donors who brought about the paving of the section of the Trans Canada Trail to the Nursery train bridge. What a wonderful asset to our community. Thumbs down to the Gazette for not doing its due diligence in regards to spell checking. Thumbs down to the person or persons who continually steal pages out of the newspapers in the library. The librarians are more than happy to photocopy any pages that you require, for free. There is no need to steal. We all want to read the paper and do the crossword puzzle. Thumbs up to Nick Deschenes for his great job motivating and coaching our own Border Bruins; to put them on the road to even greater success this season. Congratulations and continued success to Nick in his new job. Thumbs down to the fast food establishment that has once again shorted our family on food while going through the drive through. Maybe your employees don’t care that we’ve had to

drive back to your restaurant on more than one occasion to pick up the rest of our food orders, but I hope your boss is reading this so he/she understands that this has become a common event. I bet we’re not the only ones wasting gas coming and going, let alone being stuck eating cold food. Perhaps everyone should stop while in the drive-thru and hold up traffic while we all check our orders. Thumbs up to people who actually stop at a stop sign. Thumbs down to the person who was in the housewares section of a store and then proceeded to sneeze all over the merchandise. Haven’t you ever heard of covering your mouth? Yuck. Thumbs up to the Clifton family for their generous legacy to the Boundary Hospital that enabled the construction of a landing pad for the helicopter. Thumbs down to Halloween. What exactly are we supposed to be celebrating, anyway? Thumbs up to Nadine Nevocshonoff for her uplifting letter to the editor. It is time someone had the intestinal fortitude to take this city to task for the way they squander taxpayer money. Thumbs down to the people who bring their small children to the hockey games and let them run from one end of the arena to the other during the game. Thumbs down to adult children that are still dependent on their parents. Thumbs up to the lady who stopped my truck to let me know there was a problem with my rear wheel. If not for her, my wheel could have fallen off. Also, to Tom for fixing it. Thumbs up to the fine young gentleman that paid for the toy a young boy was buying at Extra Foods. Thumbs up to the City of Grand Forks for the beautiful flower baskets around town and for maintaining the cleanliness of the city streets and parks. Thumbs down to hunters who hunt in residential areas. I’ve had them literally on the road adjacent to our back yard and find it very disturbing. I don’t know why the city allows this. Thumbs up to William for catering the Friends of the Library luncheon meeting. It was thoughtful, much appreciated—and certainly delicious. Thank you. Thumbs down to the guy who sits in his truck on the road at the bottom of our driveway and hunts. What kind of hunting is that? It may be legal, but you’ve added a new fear factor for our children, pets and livestock. Thumbs up to hunting families who know the regulations and are respectful of their neighbours. Would you like to give a thumb up or a thumb down? Email editor@grandforksgazette.ca with Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down as a subject line. We could publish your anonymous submission. Attacks on specific businesses and people will not be published.

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An admission on climate change Humans now play the lead part in climate change and their influence is dramatic. Billions of tons of carbon pollution are put into the atmosphere annually with catastrophic impacts.

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s the recent admission by Danielle Smith, leader of the Wildrose Party in Alberta a sign that right of centre politicians in Canada are starting to realize that they can’t deny what is happening as a result of global warming.

Rousing the Rabble ROY RONAGHAN

On Oct. 25 Smith, a professed Libertarian, isaid, “I accept that climate change is a reality. I accept that there is a human influence on it. I leave the debate about the details to the science about (to) what extent it is and how fast it is occurring.” The statement is soft but it is an indication of a major change of thinking by a party leader who lives in Alberta where the production of oil from the tar sands and gas from fracking are huge economic drivers and polluters. Smith may have changed her position on climate change by reading the 36-page report published recently by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Perhaps she did read it and was convinced by what it says. The panel of scientists who wrote the report gathered information on global warming and weather patterns from scientists around the world. They sifted through thousands of pages looking for commonalities among the findings. Their conclusions were: that the warming of the climate is unequivocal; that human influence on the climate system is clear; and that changes in temperature, precipitation, weather extremes, and sea level are imminent. The information is truly daunting. Humans now play the lead part in climate change and their influence is dramatic. Billions of tons of carbon pollution are put into the atmosphere annually with catastrophic impacts. The oceans are warming and becoming more acidic. Extreme weather events are occurring with greater frequency and they are more destructive. Land-based ice in the form of glaciers and polar icecaps is melting and causing an increase in sea levels. People who continue to deny that climate change is real will argue that there is really nothing to worry about. The earth has been warming and cooling for millions of years. However, there is a difference this time. It has taken only 100 years to push the temperature up by almost a degree. Four days after Smith’s admission on Oct. 25, the B.C. government announced the signing of the Pacific Coast Action Plan, an agreement with Washington, Oregon and California that promises a coordination of their actions to fight climate change. Premier Christy Clark did not attend the signing ceremony. Mary Polak, Environment Minister, attended in her place. Polak is reported to have said that the agreement was “great news.” It may well be if the states and the province actually take action . Clark is rather lukewarm on initiatives to deal with climate change in B.C. She, deputy premier, Rich Coleman, and now Gordon Wilson, are busy marketing liquified natural gas (LNG), an industry that could eventually produce create more greenhouse gas emissions that the Alberta tar sands operation. Climate change has presented us with challenges that we have never had before and technological solutions are being sought and their is a heightened interest in geoengineering. Two technologies that are being discussed are carbon dioxide removal (CDR) and solar radiation management (SDR). CDR entails the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere; SDR entails the reflection of inbound sunlight. Both avoid the real issue which is the production of our carbondependent society which produces the greenhouse gases, and neither has been assessed in terms of their risks. Ordinary Canadians must not lose sight of the key message in the IPCC report. We must reduce the billions of tonnes of carbon we put into the atmosphere annually. Roy Ronaghan is a Christina Lake-based writer.


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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Grand Forks Gazette

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& Champagne Saturday Chocolate Christina Living Arts Centre, Saturday, Nov. 16 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Appies by Lisa’s Bistro. Appies contest! Advance tickets: $25 ($30 at the door). Tickets available at Thistle Pot Gifts, gallery 2, Wildways, Living Arts Centre. Call 250-447-6161 for more information.

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Christina Lake Health-Care Auxiliary 2013 Christmas Tea Saturday, Nov. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Christina Lake Community Hall, 90 Park Road. Silent auction, attic treasures, 50/50 draw and bake sale. Entrance by donation. The Story of Food: The Next Chapter Public forum to discuss all things food in the Boundary region. Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Seniors Centre, City Park from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Interesting speakers, round table discussions and collection of your vision for the future of food!. Registration at 9 a.m.

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BULLETIN BOARD Food Bank Needs Items The Boundary Community Food Bank is looking for baby food jars, small jam jars, and 250-ml plastic containers with lids. If you can help, please call 250-442-2800 or bring them to 7419 - 2nd St. – Tuesdays only. OPT (Planned Parenthood) Midway Call Julie 250-449-2887 for more info. Are you caring for a loved one, or experienced the loss of a loved one? Would you like to chat with a person who understands? Call Louise at Boundary Community Hospice, 250-443-2162. Dial-A-Law Dial-A-Law is a free service with information on B.C. and federal laws. Access Dial-A-Law by phone (it’s automated) and on the web to hear or read scripts prepared by lawyers. Call toll-free 1-800-565-5297; on the web, go to www.dialalaw.org. Focus on Fibre Weekly Schedule Tuesday – quilting (Sunshine Quilters); Wednesday – at 1:00 p.m. Boundary Fiber Artists meet. Spinners, weavers, knitters included. New members and groups related to fiber arts welcome. Located at 8120B Donaldson Drive. For information call Lynn at 250-442-2083. Every Monday • Senior Centre Branch 68 is holding Crib at 1:30 p.m.

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Saturday, November 16, 2013 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

McArthur Centre Community Hall 1355 Veteran’s Lane, Greenwood, BC

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For further information, call 250-445-6111 Mon-Wed-Fri (noon till 5 pm)

USCC Ladies Organization Traditional Borshch & Pie Luncheon Sunday, Nov. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. USCC Community Centre. Adults: $12, Children (12 and under): $5.

The Grand Forks Gazette regrets that there may not be room to publish every item every week; priority will be given to new and timely items. The Gazette also cannot accept annual general meeting notices in “Out and About”. Highlights – Non-profit organizations, book early for this FREE spot. Bookings fill up fast! Phone the Gazette to book your spot – call 250-442-2191.

• “Are you troubled by someone’s drinking?” Al Anon meets at 8 p.m. at the Catholic Church Rectory 7269 - 9th St., Grand Forks. For information call Liz at 250-442-5654 or Lewis G. at 250-447-2668. • Lawn Bowling - A Sport for Life, played at a casual level 6:30 p.m. (assembly 6:15 p.m.) Christina Lake. Bowls available, everyone welcome. • Drop-in carpet bowling is held at the Seniors’ Hall in Grand Forks City Park

at 9:30 a.m. • The CanCan Troupe practices from 5:30 7:30 p.m. at the Anglican Church on 7th St. Contact Mona at 250-442-2237 or Mel at 250-447-2614. • Boundary Stroke Recovery Club meets at 341 - 75th Avenue, 10:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. For information call Ian Taylor at 250-442-3545. • Pickle Ball is held at Barbara Ann Park from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. $1 drop-in fee. (Also held Wednesdays.) Contact 250-442-2604 for information. Everyone welcome. • Is food a problem for you? The Grand Forks Overeaters Anonymous Group meets at 7:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church basement, 7252 7th St. Phone Ella at 250442-2346. 2nd Monday Every Month • Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary meets in the Hospital Board Room at 2 p.m. New members are welcome. For info call 250-442-0323. 3rd Tuesday Every Month • Sunshine Valley Women’s Institute meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Silver Kettle Village dining room annex on the main floor. BC Women’s Institute motto is “Women interested, informed and involved in building a better tomorrow”. We are part of WI across Canada, and of the Associated Countrywomen of the World. Interested women are welcome

to come as our guests to learn more about WI and our local group. More info - contact Jean at 250-442-3060. • Grand Forks Search & Rescue meets at 6:30 p.m. at Nursery Fire Hall. New members welcome. Call Barry at 250-442-5818 for more information. Every Tuesday and Friday • Grand Forks Farmer Market - (Starts May 10, Friday) Market runs 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Every Wednesday • Grand Forks Choral Society is a 40+ member choir that practices each Wednesday with director Kirsten from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Grand Forks Secondary School band room. Choir members will be practicing for the upcoming Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2013 concerts “Shout for Joy!” New members are most welcome. For information, call Kirsten at 250-442-8897 or Nanci at 250-442-3935 or visit www. grandforkschoralsociety.ca • Senor Center Branch 68 is holding Carpet Bowling at 9:30 a.m. 3rd Wednesday Every Month • Rock Creek Women’s Institute meets at 11:45 a.m. for a potluck lunch at a member’s home. New members are always welcome. Phone Mary at 250-446-2454 or Sue at 250446-2608. 2nd & 4th Wednesday Every Month • The Rumplestiltskein Fibre Arts Guild of Rock Creek meets. Phone 250-446-2431 or 250-446-2406 for more information. Last Wednesday Every Month • Adult Book Club meets at the Christina Living Arts Centre at 1:30 p.m. Call the Grand Forks Library to find out what we’re reading this month. Every Thursday • Lawn Bowling - A Sport for Life, played at a casual level 6:30 p.m. (assembly 6:15 p.m.) Christina Lake. Bowls available, everyone welcome. • The Sopraninos, the community children’s choir, meets at 4-5 p.m. at Studio B - 7330 2nd St. (old Gazette building). The choir is open to children in Grades 3 - 6.

This week’s schedule: Home

Saturday, Nov. 16: Summerland, 7 p.m. Away

Wednesday, Nov. 20: @ Nelson, 7 p.m.

The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group Monday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Kiro Wellness Center, 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail. Guest: Lesley Anderton will show her slides from her trip to Bathurst Inlet, Nunavut. For further info, call 250-368-9827 or 250-365-6276.

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Email your event to production@grandforksgazette.ca with the words “Event Listing” in the subject line; You can also mail it to Box 700, Grand Forks, B.C. V0H 1H0 or drop it off at our office at 7330 2nd Street – please mark clearly “Event Listing”

• The Second St. Singers, a new acappella vocal ensemble, meets at 5:15-6:30 at Studio B - 7330 2nd St. (old Gazette building). Music eclectic: madrigal to Motown. Tenors and basses especially welcome. Call 250-4476393 for more information. • Join the new seniors “fun” singing group. Sing songs from bygone eras at Seniors’ Hall in City Park at 9:45 a.m. Visit, have coffee and sing. Contact Liz at 250-442-5516. Senior’s drop-in fee $1. • Bingo at the Legion! Doors open at 5:45 p.m., game starts at 6:45 p.m. • Opt Clinic (Planned Parenthood) is held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Boundary Medical Clinic. • Drop-in Crib is held at the Seniors’ Hall in Grand Forks City Park at 1:30 p.m. • The CanCan Troupe practices from 5:30 7:30 p.m. at the Anglican Church on 7th St. Contact Mona at 250-442-2237 or Mel at 250-447-2614. • Pioneer Clubs - Girls In Action (grades 1 7), meets from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Call Lee Anna Klassen at 250-442-5502. 2nd and 4th Thursday Every Month • Grand Forks Fly Tying Club meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. At Kingfisher Fly and Tackle Shop. All welcome to join. For more information call Lawrence at King Fisher Fly & Tackle 250-442-3011. • The Boundary Peace Initiative meets at 7 p.m. at the Slavonic Centre. Contact Laura at 250-442-0434. 3rd Thursday Every Month • Boundary Women’s Resource Centre Dropin 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We provide referrals, library, information, social time for women and much more. Call for more info 250-4425212. • The Writer’s Guild meet at 6:00 p.m. at the Grand Forks Public Library. Last Thursday Every Month • Adult Book Club meets at the Grand Forks Library at 7 p.m. Call the Grand Forks Library to find out what we’re reading this month. Every Saturday

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• Adult Knitting Club 1:15 - 2:45 p.m. at the Grand Forks Library. Needles and wool provided, but feel free to bring your own supplies. Donations for this program are gratefully accepted. Please let the library know in advance if you will attending this free program. 250-442-3944. • Kettle River Lions’ Meat Draw at 3 p.m. at the Prospector at the Rock Creek Hotel. • Boundary Woodworkers Guild meet every morning for a drop in workshop at around 9:30 am at 8120B Donaldson Drive (the former SPCA site) with a monthly business meeting at 10 a.m. on the 1st Saturday of each month. Prospective members are welcome. • Boundary Hikers meet. For information and times please call 250-442-0160, 250-4425272 or 250-447-9278. • Storytime at Kocomo’s for children 6 and under at 11:30 a.m. Every week a different storyteller. This event is free and held at Kocomo’s Coffee Shop in Grand Forks. • Grand Forks Soberiders AA Group meets at 10 am at First Baptist Church, 2495, 76th Ave. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 250-443-3121. • The Royal Canadian Legion holds a meat draw from 3 - 5 p.m. • Chess Club meets in the meeting room at the Grand Forks Public Library from 3 - 5 p.m. All levels of players welcome. Instruction is available. Second to Last Saturday of the Month Seniors are welcome at 686 72nd Ave. (except month of December) for a vegetarian potluck lunch at 12:30 p.m. at the Grand Forks Slavonic Centre. Bring your favourite dish or donation of $6. New members/ guests welcome! Fellowship, card games, shuffleboard, pool, etc., after the meal. For information call Elizabeth/John at 250-4422609 or Pauline at 250-442-3440. 1st and 3rd Sunday of the Month • The Grand Forks Trap Club meets at 10 a.m. at the Wildlife Range. For more information call 250-442-8424.


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to the editor

Fracking proves to be contempt and a crime against humanity To the Editor: My heartfelt thanks to all who oppose fracking for gas and oil, and especially those who are making the effort to join the brave souls in the New Brunswick protest. I am surprised and disgusted by the Canadian media and their portrayal of fracking as a native issue. Even CBC Radio, which should know better, falls into that bracket. Fracking is a huge concern for everyone and every thing. We are using fresh water that is essential for all life. Water that is supplied free by nature, and is our most precious resource and we are deliberately poisoning it and injecting it into our aquifer. What stupidity. If we factor in the cost to produce the oil and gas and shipping it, and dealing with the carbon produced by using the product, and remembering fossil fuels are only a convenience, we can see that free water is a far better deal. There is a lot of energy spent comparing the shipment of oil and gas by pipeline, rail and truck and safety concerns inherent in those systems. I submit that fracking is the far greater danger but is kept off focus to protect the fracking industry. Our B.C. premier is promoting extracting and shipping the gas product and fracking by default, as the solution for short-term financial gain. I submit that poisoning essential fresh water for short-term financial gain is criminal contempt and a crime against humanity. One further observation—the aquifer we are poisoning is a part of a continuous aquifer that runs all the way down to and through New Mexico and some of which surfaces in Chihauhau state in Mexico. Not a nice thing to do to our neighbours. Thank you. Let’s spread the word. Jack Blower, Grand Forks

The answer to the drug problem is not prison To the Editor: Well, Beverley, where do I start? How about your statement, “marijuana and other addictive drugs?” It is a scientific fact that marijuana is not addictive, has never in all of recorded history caused a death and is no more available than pharmaceuticals, alcohol or tobacco, which kill tens of thousands of Canadians a year. You say that you have seen first hand the part marijuana has played in people’s descent into criminality, but I would like to know how large of a part alcohol played into your gateway theory, because that is all that it is, a theory. I find it amazing in this day and age that people such as yourself remain as ignorant and myopic about the subject of marijuana. It’s time that you stop beating the ignorance

Volunteer DriVers bndry hospice requireD Monday to Friday driver service is provided for citizens of Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek and surrounding areas requiring assistance to access medical appointments or visits to care centres.

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drum and come face to face with the fact that what you have been scared into believing about marijuana is, and has always been, a lie, constructed and perpetuated with the sole purpose of control in mind. Adults have a right to choose for themselves what is right for them and, as for the young ones, the onus rests with the parents to guide and educate. This idea that marijuana is more prevalent than any other drug is ridiculous. Look into the scourge that is the pharmaceuticals and tell me you still feel the same. Drugs in all their forms are a part of our society, like it or not. The answer to the drug “problem” is not prison, it’s education and you, Beverley, could use some schooling. Jack Sorelensen, Grand Forks

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William and Paige Salikin In a beautiful outdoor ceremony at the Penticton Lakeside Resort, William Salikin and Paige Dejonckheere were united in marriage amongst family and friends. Parents are Colleen Salikin and the late Garry Salikin of Grand Forks; Dave (Brenda) Dejonckheere of Quispamis, NB; and Virginia Russell (Ken Kautz) of Penticton, B.C. William and Paige continue to reside in Edmonton, AB, with their son, Aiden.

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Roundabout traffic talk

To the Editor: It’s a little over a century since the U.K.’s first circular junction was introduced at Letchworth Garden City in 1909. And since then thousands more have been installed up and down the country and around the globe. The U.S. took longer to adopt the quirky interloper but over the past decade or so it has been replacing traffic lights with roundabouts faster than you can say multi-exit junction. At the turn of the millennium it had a few hundred roundabouts but now has over 3,000. This can probably be attributed to the fact that all the research shows that circular junctions are a lot safer than crossroads governed by traffic lights. According to the American Department of Transportation, replacing crossroads with roundabouts can result in a 90 per cent fall in the number of deaths, a 76 per cent reduction in injuries and a drop of 35 per cent when it comes to crashes. Such collisions that do occur are likely to be less serious. You can always shoot a red light at speed but even the rashest boy racer needs to slow down to negotiate a roundabout. Couple that with the fact that crashes tend to involve side swipes rather than head-on collisions and the arguments for roundabouts over crossroads becomes more compelling still. In addition to being safer than traffic lights they are also greener. Not only does it take more than $90,000 a year to power and maintain a set of traffic lights, according to The Economist magazine, they also force drivers to

stop and start more often with inevitable consequences for fuel consumption. Kevin Beresford, founder and president of the U.K. Roundabout Appreciation Society, reckons the roundabout’s place in national affections is something to do with instincts deep in the psyche. “Unlike fascist, robotic traffic lights where we are told when to stop and go, the roundabout allows us to show one another our own British driving decorum,” he says. “We approach the island at our own chosen speed in the lane of our choice. Cooperating and queuing accordingly with our fellow drivers we wait for a gap and join the gentle gyratory flow in our own time, signaling our intentions and leaving at our chosen exit.” Beresford argues that roundabouts are often more than circular junctions. “There’s nothing more expensive than a roundabout. You can put anything on one. I’ve seen fountains, statues, trains, boats and planes. Even windmills. That’s the beauty of them. “It’s the aesthetic quality of them that appeals to me. A lot of roundabouts reflect what goes on in the area from an industrial point of view. If you go past the Longbridge car plant you’ll see a roundabout decorated with a Mini Cooper made up of flowers. In mining areas you get miners’ wheels. Another has a huge miner’s Davy lamp on it. I’m sure if Andy Warhol were alive today he’d have a giant can of Campbell’s soup on one.” Peter Smith, Grand Forks

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On Nov. 6, Grand Forks Secondary student Avery Nordman shadowed Gazette reporter Craig Lindsay for the day. Nordman was fortunate enough to take part in an interview with Grace McGregor, Area C (Christina Lake) director for the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB). Nordman shadowed Lindsay as part of a school project.

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Kettle River Watershed Plan Gazette: What is happening with the Kettle River Watershed Plan? The Kettle River Watershed committee has been meeting regularly and is discussing plans for the watershed. “Right now, we’re putting together a study to say ‘Okay, what is it we need to do to ensure clean water for the future,’” said McGregor. “And to make sure agriculture, for instance, has enough water to grow crops or do the kind of things they need to do.” Gazette: What kind of challenges do you see coming up? “There are lots of challenges,” said McGregor. “We in the Boundary area have been very accustomed to turning on the tap and having water there. We probably take a lot of it for granted. I

think it’s going to be difficult to cut back on consumption of water.” Gazette: Do you see ways of getting awareness out? “We are working on having community meetings throughout the Boundary so everyone can come and share their ideas and talk about what it is or what small differences they can make,” said McGregor. She said it’s important when you’re asking people to change their behaviour, that it doesn’t cost them a lot of money. “It’s easier for them to buy in if it doesn’t cost them.” Upcoming plans Gazette: What kind of plans do you have for Christina Lake? “We’re doing a venture capital committee going right now, and that just started,” said McGregor. “We’ve got a gateway committee that brings all the community non-profit groups together. They sit at the table and re-

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port to each what they need to do better and for the community to prosper.” It’s not about making Christina Lake bigger, she added. “We don’t want to be a Kelowna. Christina Lake wants to keep the integrity of the community. There’s a balance there and we all sit at the table and work on keeping that balance.” Issues Gazette: What are some issues facing Christina Lake? • Senior’s housing “Right now we’re talking about senior’s housing,” said McGregor. “We’ve had a group of volunteers working on senior’s housing for seven years now. It’s been a tough go. I don’t know where that’s going to go.” • Walking bridge Gazette: How are the plans coming to fix the walking bridge? How bad of shape is it? “That’s been in the works for the past few years,” said

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Strictly speaking with city’s mayor On Nov. 6, Grand Forks Secondary student Avery Nordman shadowed Gazette reporter Craig Lindsay for the day. Nordman was fortunate enough to be able to take part in an interview with Mayor Brian Taylor.

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In general Gazette: Do you work in City Hall? “I have had an office in City Hall from time to time,” said Taylor. “But in the last situation I used it as a council office and shared it with the councilors. I find it really doesn’t help me to sit around City Hall. I work better on my phone and on the Internet. City Hall doesn’t generally take messages for me unless it’s a serious situation. They have people call me directly.” Taylor said when he meets with residents he just uses the general meeting rooms at City Hall. Gazette: Do you get a lot of calls? “It depends on what’s going on,” said Taylor. “When the fire happened, I was getting calls every five minutes. Generally, when things are quiet, I get the odd complaint about sidewalks and things. It’s not abused very much.” Gazette: What are some of the ideas you’ve thought of to improve Grand Forks? “We’re trying to get young people more involved,” said Taylor. “I thought electronic voting would be good for that. But some of the things coming forward right now about the safety of that is making it questionable. I thought if young people could vote on their cell phone in some kind of secure process we’d get more to vote.” MAPP project Gazette: How is the Multi Agency Accommodation Project (MAAP) coming along? “Let me go back to the start,” said Taylor. “Originally, there was temporary shelter housing in the church. We had a group of citizens who basically came forward to find something

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more permanent. “They started to talk to Habitat for Humanity and the Whispers of Hope people and there was leadership that came out of each group.” The three organizations, which all help out with disadvantaged people in the community, were able to strike a deal with the city for a property near the Granby River. “At city hall, we knew the building on the river was for sale,” said Taylor. “We have an unwritten policy to try to pick up as much land near the river as possible and keep it in the community. We made an offer on the property and purchased it. We worked out an agreement with this group to function out of that building and develop services for downtown people.” Currently, both Whispers of Hope Thrift Store and soup kitchen are open to the public as is BETHS extreme weather shelter. Habitat for Humanity’s office and ReStore building is expected to be finished in the spring. Gazette: What is some of the resistance the MAAP project is receiving from some members of the community? “We had a delegation appear in council who were concerned about traffic, about the appearance of disenfranchised people, people who may be homeless, or may have substance abuse issues or mental health issues, that are already in the park (by the river),” said Taylor. “They saw people sleeping in the park and drugs being sold, that kind of thing. What I told them, by bringing more people into the area we aren’t going to be increasing the number of incidences. Those things occur because there is no one there.” Taylor said there are many

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Arts and culture IN BRIEF Go figure

Figure drawing/ painting group meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. at gallery 2 (Grand Forks Art Gallery). Artists, bring their own materials. Easels are available. Schedule sometimes changes so please call Nora first if you plan to drop by. There is no membership fee, but a $20 per month or a $5 drop-in fee is collected to pay models. For information call gallery 2 at 250442-2211 or Nora at 250-442-3668.

Main stage given to backing singers SUBMITTED

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They are the “shoop shoops,” the “wah wahs” and other back-up vocal bits in our generational anthems. They give substance, dimension, harmonious threads and consistency to our favourite tunes. They are the foundation. Lou Reed referred to them in his song Walk on the Wild Side, “and the coloured girls go doo d’ doo etc.” When Merry Clayton hits that incredible high note as she belts out “Rape, Murder!” on the Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter, if you listen closely to the recorded version you can hear Mick Jagger say “whoo….!” in response. On Tuesday, Nov. 19 Spotlight Films will be presenting 20 Feet From Stardom, an overdue and well-deserved homage to the backup singers behind

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some of the greatest legends of the 20th and 21st centuries. This film, directed by Morgan Neville (Johnny Cash’s America), features interviews with the likes of the Great Ray Charles, Sheryl Crow, David Bowie, etc. and is a glowing and fun tribute to the mostly

black women, mostly talented gospel singers, who shone just beyond the spotlight. 20 Feet From Stardom was an audience favourite at film festivals from San Francisco to London and won four awards: HBO audience award at the 2013 Provincetown International Film Festival; best documentary at the 2013 San Francisco IFF, both awards were to Neville and Tremolo Productions. Neville was awarded best documentary feature at the RiverRun IFF and best documentary at the Seattle IFF. The film was also nominated at the Sundance Festival in two categories, editing and grand jury prize for a documentary film. 20 Feet From Stardom will be shown at the GEM Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Thanks to sponsors and supporters, Maureen and Marius Paquet, Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB.

In review: Telling the story of a sasquatch LORRAINE GORDON

Holding reader’s attention

For the Grand Forks Gazette

Kiba. The Story of a Sasquatch, is the tale of a rescued sasquatch baby raised by humans in, of all places, Grand Forks. It’s an exciting and heartwarming story with enough drama to hold the attention of young folks of all ages. Empty nesters George and Lorraine are on a berry-picking expedition up in the Cascade mountain range, in the old Phoenix mine area. Suddenly they hear screams, which they think could be a cougar. Then the sounds change to moans, and they know someone is nearby, and in pain. Upon investigation they witness a young and frail sasquatch in the throes of a difficult childbirth. Her mate stands by, but cannot help her. Through their unthreatening body language, George and Lorraine make him understand that they only want to help. Unfortunately, it is too late for the mother, who lives just long enough to briefly nurse her newborn baby. The grief-stricken father cries out, “Ki-ba,

KIBA The Story of a Sasquatch • Written by Helen Durham Kiba. The Story of a Sasquatch, is the tale of a rescued sasquatch baby raised by humans in, of all places, Grand Forks. It’s an exciting and heartwarming story with enough drama to hold the attention of young folks of all ages. Limited copies of the book are available from the author, at hdurham@shaw. ca.

Ki-ba,” which George and Lorraine later figure out must mean “Ki’s baby.” The male sasquatch knows he is not able to care for an infant, and in his desperation, allows Lorraine to take his son. Over George’s initial objections, the couple raises the baby sasquatch, whom they decide to name Kiba, as their own. Their last child had left home two years before, and they have plenty of love to give little Kiba.

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Their friends in Grand Forks help them keep the baby a secret from the media, the government, the scientists, the hunters, and the just plain curious, until finally, the secret is out. What happens next is referred to as, “the trial of the century,” as George and Lorraine fight to keep Kiba legally. The story details Kiba’s struggles with speech and schoolwork—especially math—and describes his amazing athletic ability. Kiba grows into such a superb athlete that he ends up playing in the National Hockey League! But George and Lorraine ensure that Kiba stays in touch with his sasquatch family, and while growing up, he spends every summer on adventures with them in the wilds. I jumped at the chance to buy copies of this book for my grandchildren, who range in age from six to 14 years old, since it takes place in Grand Forks— where grandma lives—just in time for Christmas. Limited copies of the book are available from the author, at hdurham@shaw. ca.

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The grave of former Grand Forks resident Cpl. Alfred Gyde Heaven MM., 102 Canadian infantry has been tidied up and a poppy cross has been laid on the grave to commemorate Nov. 11. Heaven joined the infantry and in November 1916 he won the Military Medal for “gallant conduct.” He was 18 when he died in a Shrewsbury hospital on April 21, 1917. Heaven died before the Commonwealth War Graves Commission was established by Royal Charter and began officially identifying the resting places of fallen soldiers and building memorials. His gravestone deteriorated in recent years, making it difficult to read the engravings. In 2007, Shrewsbury war historian Philip Morris found Heaven’s grave by accident when he was looking around the cemetery for another grave.

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This big brown trout—27 inches long and seven pounds in weight— was caught by Lance Hibak on Friday, Nov. 8 at a secret place on the Kettle River. The brown trout (salmo trutta) is an originally European species of salmonid fish. Submitted photo

BETHS opens doors for winter CRAIG LINDSAY

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Boundary Emergency and Transition Housing Society’s (BETHS) extreme weather shelter is now open for the winter at their new location in the Multiple Agency Accommodation Project (MAAP) building. The shelter, across from the former Gazette location, opened for the season on Nov. 1 and will close in March. “The new building is wonderful,” said Ramona Dannhauer, head team leader at BETHS. “It’s theirs. It’s a big difference from being in the church to being here. It’s ours. We can work it to our needs.” The shelter is open to anyone who needs a place to stay whether they’re male, female or a family. “So far we’ve had one person on a regular basis,” said Dannhauer. “There’s a couple that have come in and checked us out to see what we’re like. You’re always going to have people reluctant to come in because of the policies we have.”

The shelter has rules about no smoking, no drug use, and no distribution. In addition, all possessions are kept up front, said Dannhauer. In the old location, the shelter usually got five or six guests per night. “Once we get established here, we know it’ll get busier,” said Dannhauer. “And when it gets colder.” The shelter opens at 8 p.m. each evening and closes at 8 a.m. “At 8 a.m. we sign them out and they receive all their belongings back and can go next door for breakfast (at Whispers of Hope),” she said. “That’s super convenient. We felt bad at the church because once we kicked them out at 8 a.m. they had no place to go.” BETHS shelter has two staff on duty all night. The shelter has nine beds available currently in two separate rooms that can be made into three if needed. Extra mattresses are also available if the shelter gets more than nine visitors. The shelter also has laundry and shower facilities for guests.

Boruck also credits the City of Grand Forks for buying the property and leasing it to Habitat for Humanity (for $1 per year). “We’re sub-leasing off of Habitat,” he said. “We’re paying some back to Habitat to cover some of the renovations. Once it’s paid, we’ll have very low operating costs. Charitable organizations often struggle with finances. “When you can find a building you can stay in for a reasonable cost, obviously that helps. So, we’re very happy with the building.” In addition to the lower expenses, Whispers of Hope will have a much bigger space to operate in. “We’ve gone from a very small square footage for the kitchen where you couldn’t use the fridge and the stove at the same time or else you’d bump into each other, to a nice big kitchen,” he said. “The thrift store space is much more user friendly as well. You used to have to walk through the kitchen to get to the thrift store. Now we have our own store front.”

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Joke of the Week: So these two roaches, Tom and Oscar, are hanging out next to a dumpster enjoying a snack. “Hey Tom,” said Tom to his friend Oscar, “You know that restaurant down the block? I went there yesterday to pick up some scraps, and I couldn’t believe how clean it was, I could practically see my reflection through the shiny waxed floor.” “Oscar,” hollered Tom spitting the food out of his mouth, “please not while I am eating!!”

Help is available for Boundary residents needing transportation to medical appointments or visits to care centres. Called the Boundary Area Volunteer Driver Program, it is a driving service for people who are unable to arrange their own rides to health care appointments, explained Boundary area office manager Christine Brooks. The program is simple: For anything medical-related there are volunteer drivers who will drive people to their appointments, no matter where—even as distant as Kelowna, Penticton, Trail, Nelson or Castlegar. The drivers are available, whether there is no family, or if family is not available for transportation when anything like a dental or doctor appointment is scheduled, even if they need to go to the drugstore to renew a prescription, said Brooks. Because some clients may have mobility issues or other unique needs, an intake interview is done over the phone to make sure their needs are accommodated. “They are matched up with the driver and vehicle that most closely suits them and their needs,” said Brooks. If a client wants their spouse or caregiver to accompany them then they are accommodated as well. Referral to the service might come from a medical practitioner, community care worker or the client. There is a charge for the service meant to cover fuel and maintenance of the vehicle. Subsidy is available based on need, and rates may vary depending on pick up location. “The program wouldn’t exist without our drivers,” said Brooks. “They are amazing people. We have a list of clients who request certain drivers because they have bonded with them and gotten to know them and they take them to their regular appointments.” Volunteer drivers must have a valid driver’s license, do a criminal records check (costs will be reimbursed) and have a driver’s abstract done. Brooks has information packages available with all of the appropriate forms for those interested in the service either as a client or volunteer driver. For more information contact them at 250-584-4618 or, in the case of clients living in the West Boundary using the Wheels of Wellness, contact Isabella (Issy) McLean at 250446-2977. The Boundary Area Volunteer Driver Program is possible through the sharing of resources and abilities of three groups. Boundary Community Hospice Association manages the service. Joining them to provide ride services in the West Boundary are the Kettle River Seniors (Branch 102) with their Wheels of Wellness vehicle. The third partner is Interior Health.

Gardeners and golfers had almost ideal conditions throughout October because the month was one of the driest on record with plenty of sunshine. “October was remarkably dry, but other than a lot of great outdoor weather, no other records were broken,” said weather forecaster Chris Cowan from the Southeast Fire Centre. Monthly statistics provided by the centre’s weather services in Castlegar show the region received 7.4 millimetres of rain in October, which is 15 per cent of the average 48 mm. The month was the fourth driest on record with most of the rain falling during a brief band of afternoon showers on Oct. 7 and an evening downpour of 2.6 mm on Oct. 26, said Ron Lakeman, the centre’s forecaster in his month end report. Lakeman noted that past dry Octobers were in 2002, 1987, and 1974, with 2.2 mm, 5 mm, and 3.8 mm of precipation respectively. Although the mean monthly temperature was close to normal, a high pressure system during the first week of the month brought sunshine and the warmest temperature, 20.7 C on Oct. 6., but well short of the record high of 27.2 in 1980. The month ended on a cool note with the coolest temperature of October recorded on Oct. 30 when it dipped to -4.6 C. An upper level flow brought a significant drop in temperature and approximately 30 centimetres of snow on the mountains between Saturday and Sunday. The first week of November has seen chilly temperatures, on the cold side of normal, with more snow expected later this week, said Cowan.

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A new Selkirk College online service now makes it easier for employers to connect with the deep pool of future employees. The Co-op Education and Employment Services (CEES)

branch of Selkirk College launched the Career Portal earlier this year to help students and recent graduates search for jobs and employers find the skilled individuals they are seeking. It took two years to implement the portal that can be

found on the Selkirk College website (selkirk.ca). Now fully operational and open to all students, so far 343 jobs have been posted and more than 450 people have viewed jobs posted in the last 30 days. The Career Portal can be launched at: www.selkirk.ca/cees

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Halloween Passions

SIMONE GENTRY

GFSS students wowed this Halloween with halls full of horrific costumes and ghoulish makeup, with more students dressed up this year than ever before. The teachers all dressed up as convicts, except for Mr. Stewart who was the warden! I suspect they enjoyed the day as much as their students, if not more! The costume contest winners for each category were Dylan Mehmal, Clarissa Palek, Courtney Gilmore, as well as Rubee Antonelli and Kaden Dolan. Winning first in funniest, Dylan Mehmal went as a classic redneck! Clarissa Palek came in first for most unique with her costume; “Sally”, a kind hearted, pieced-together rag doll from “The Nightmare before Christmas”. Courtney Gilmore in her guise as an Egyptian goddess won first place for most original. Finally, the winners for group costume, Rubee Antonelli the bee and her keeper Kaden Dolan. In the individual categories 1st place prize was a $10 gift certificate at Jitters, and for the group winners a $20 gift certificate was

This Week in Sports

TYRA REXIN The Senior Girls volleyball team made GFSS proud on Tuesday, October 29th during two fantastic games against J. L. Crowe. The girls played two back-toback matches against Crowe, beating them with ease in the first and making their way to victory in the second. The team has shown impressive improvement since the season began and is conThis year’s Halloween festivities saw more students and tinuing to grow stronger as teachers wearing costumes than in any other previous year the season progresses. The “A Beginners guide to the Senior Girls will be holding presented. A huge thanks to student council for host- Star Wars Universe!” fit- their home tournament at ing the costume contest and ness training in the weight GFSS on November 8th and morning assembly. You guys room and krazee klay sculpt- 9th and encourage anyone are doing a great job so far ing in the art room. GFSS interested to come out for this year! In the afternoon was transformed into a colli- support! The Grade Eight our schools first “Pick a Pas- sion of passions all over the Girls volleyball team has sion Day” made an awesome place! The smell that started shown remarkable strength debut; all that much bet- coming from the foods room in their games so far this ter because it was Hallow- around two was tantalizing season. Due to the number een! Students could decide once the spooky cupcakes of girls interested in joining, if they wanted to spend the were done! Other activities afternoon on one long activ- included: scrapbooking, knitity or switch it up a bit and ting, dream catcher & jewelry fit two in after lunch. Every- making, a forensic mystery, one had a great time play- archery, a board game bonaning softball, golf, volleyball, za, and hip hop yoga. At the soccer, and hockey (at the end of the day students gave arena), while others opted their teachers some feedback instead to go skateboarding on what they thought of the or for a hike. Also avail- day, helping make future able was Mr. Anderson’s events the best they can be.

Leading Healthy Lives

ELENA PLOTNIKOFF When the subject of health is brought up varied thoughts are called to mind for different people. You may be thinking of your diet of energy drinks and chips, obsessing about your habitual smoking, or considering your daily exercise routine (or lack thereof). Teenagers are often accused of being selfish, but as self-absorbed creatures we don’t take very good care of ourselves. If our bodies are “temples” then ours sometimes appear to be in ruins. Teenagers need the knowledge, encouragement, and opportunities to get healthy and often we neglect the resources we have near at hand. While programs are in place with the best of intentions to promote health

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amongst students, the students themselves (those directly affected by these choices), are never asked what they want. There is a disconnect between students and the school regarding their wants and needs for improving their well-being. During high school, the transition is made from childhood into adolescence with increased ownership of personal responsibilities. This growth includes learning to take care of physical, mental, and emotional wellness. It is in a school’s best interest to take part in improving the health of students so that they are able to perform better academically. By taking more input from students, coupled with administrative resources,

the vision of student health will be unified and a school’s all around salubriousness will be enhanced. Certain aspects from teenage hood are thankfully transient but established healthy habits can be of benefit for a lifetime. GFSS welcomes Health and Wellness Coordinator Karly Olsen who has undertaken to initiate programs geared at the varied needs of high school kids as well as other students throughout the district. Ms. Olsen has made a significant effort to try and take the pulse of the needs of our students in her program development and we are grateful for her efforts. We look forward to seeing more relevant resources available in the high school.

the team of seventeen girls has been split into two teams: one Red and one Black. The Red team played very well in their first tournament in Nelson at LVR where they won seven out of eight games. The Black team has been matching the strength of the Red team as they won five of their eight games in a tournament at J.L. Crowe. Both teams will be heading to Castlegar on November 13th for a play day at Stanley Humphries. Grade Eight Girls coach, Mrs. Webster has been pleased by the amount of enthusiasm and commitment the girls have shown so far this season. We can expect both teams to continue to advance as they go further into the season. Good job girls!

GFSS students spent all of Thursday afternoon taking part in “Pick Your Passion” activities

GFSS Sports Calendar

Fri/Sat Nov. 8th-9th Sr. Girls volleyball tournament @ GFSS

Wed. Nov. 13th Gr. 8 Girls volleyball play day @ Stanley Humphries

Profile of the Week Jessie Roll Grade 10

What do you like most about GFSS? The sports. Especially volleyball. If you could time travel where would you go? The 80’s because of the fashion Which story setting would you live in, Harry Potter or The Hunger Games? The Hunger Games because I could beat people up.

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Winter’s Breath

“As a student, the winter weather can bring more bad than good” SIMONE GENTRY I woke up the other morning and to my amazement the world was transformed from the fall scene of the day before into a snowy wonderland. It feels so early for snow, as if fall only stopped in for a visit instead of staying awhile. When we were younger, the first snow was a thing we waited for all year. The changing of seasons was small compared to our joy at the white blanket falling to the ground. As a student, the winter weather can bring more bad than good; it makes walking anywhere unpleasantly cold and/or wet. Even those students with vehicles can find winter a serious challenge ... icy roads, lengthy warm up time, and scraping windshields are obstacles of the season; not to mention winter tires. Student drivers have to be especially careful for things like black ice and unplowed roads. Earlier dusk is another reality of winter time; less sunlight after the school day is over makes it difficult to always find time for everything. Eventually we all tire of the cold; longing

This Week in Sports

“The hockey academy program is an excellent resource for students” TYRA REXIN

Photo by: Sabrina White

The hockey academy is a program run by GFSS to provide a unique opportunity for players interested in further developing their skills. There are 26 students enrolled in the program from grades eight to twelve. These players are part of hockey teams anywhere from Bantam to Junior B. Students participating in the program train 2.5 hours on the ice each week focusing on passing, skating, stick handling and shooting. They spend another 2.5 hours training off the ice to improve speed, strength, power and agility. This program focuses on individual skill development which means they spend the majority of

their time training; however there are opportunities to test their skills as they scrimmage against one another throughout the week. This program is conducted by a cooperative coaching partnership between our principal, Scott Stewart, and the Junior B Border Bruins coach. It is meant to support the minor hockey program of Grand Forks by giving students the convenience of honing their skills during a regular school day while getting credit for a P.E. course. The hockey academy program is an excellent resource for students who are determined to become experienced hockey players and enjoy putting time in to practice on and off the ice.

GFSS students had a great time in the new snow with their “motorcycles”. A couple of GFSS’s Auto class students created two hybrid motorized bikes for summer’s warmth again. The passage of time is thrown into sudden turmoil by the changing seasons; we`re already halfway through the first semester! With that said,

midterms will be going home soon (good luck everyone!) The snow’s melting for the most part now but it’ll be back soon enough. Enjoy the winter weather everyone!

Anti Gay Doesn’t Pay

“what happens to the businesses that take a stand defending diversity?”

ELENA PLOTNIKOFF

You probably don’t think about the social implications when digging into a delicious plate of spaghetti but with big shot CEOs constantly eating their words, people have to start thinking about what they are putting in their mouths. The latest company executive to show his true colors was Guido Barilla, fourth generation Barilla family owner and apparent bigot. During a radio interview Barilla was asked about featuring a homosexual family in an advertisement for the company to which he stated that the company would never do so because of traditional family values. Though an apology was promptly issued following the controversial statement, the damage was already done. LGBT groups were taking action urging a boycott of the brand and social media was buzzing. Competing companies jumped in as well, responding to the comments with adverts featuring rainbow pasta and slogans promising their support of all pasta eaters regardless of their sexual orientation.

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Guido Barilla and many others have set an example of why not to speak before you think, but powerful people are still letting their mouths get them into trouble with the LGBT community. Barilla is not the first company to face strife regarding anti-homosexual remarks or policies. Chickfil-A was recently under fire for criticism made by the president of the company regarding samesex marriage and the reveal of the large sum of money they donate to anti-gay groups. Similar backlash was sparked resulting in protests, petitions, boycotts, and withdrawal of support from affiliated companies. Corporations with publicized anti-gay opinions have faced the decline in funds,

support, customers, and respect. Due to the backlash of revealing personal opinions, many companies stay neutral in conflicting times but what happens to the businesses that take a stand defending diversity? Just ask Levis, Oreos, Nike, Starbucks, Microsoft, JCPenney, or Google, they do not seem to be faltering because of their support for the LGBT community. Morally and financially it pays to support what is right because you are what you eat and I for one don’t want to be a discriminatory noodle head.

This year’s GFSS Hockey Academy program is off to a solid start. A partnership between Grand Forks Secondary School and the Border Bruins has helped to make the program a popular choice with students.

GFSS Sports Calendar Wednesday Nov.13th Grade 8 Girls volleyball playday @ Castlegar Fri/Sat Nov. 15th-16th Senior Girls volleyball finals @ Fernie

Profile of the Week

Colin O’Brian Grade 11 What do you like most about GFSS? Mr. Nuyten If you could meet any celebrity, dead or alive who would it be? Miley Cyrus, because she can twerk it. What are your plans after high school? Being an entrepreneur and becoming a cop.

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Time to retire: Atamanenko CRAIG LINDSAY

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After seven years and three terms in office as Member of Parliament (MP) for the B.C. Southern Interior region, Alex Atamanenko is retiring. Atamanenko made the announcement on Nov. 4, but told the Gazette he had been thinking of stepping down for awhile. “I’ve been doing it for 10 years either as a candidate or an MP,” he said. “I’ll be 70 years old in 2015, so I figured it was time to say goodbye.” Atamanenko began his career by joining the provincial NDP in 2004 shortly after the election of a B.C. Liberal government in 2001. “I was really upset over the direction that the Liberal government was taking us in B.C.,” he said. “A federal election was coming up in 2003 and I made a decision that maybe I could be an acceptable candidate. I approached our executive and they didn’t have anyone else to run in 2004 and I became the candidate.” Atamanenko lost in 2004 by 684 votes, but bounced back to win in 2006—the first of three consecutive terms. He said it’s a time he will certainly look back at fondly. “I’ve met many very interesting people and seen every corner of our huge riding,” he said. “I’ve had a chance to travel across Canada. I’ve had a chance to be one of 308 people in Parliament. It’s been quite an experience.” Among the many highlights of Atamanenko’s career including meeting and getting to know former federal NDP leader Jack Lay-

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Despite having different coaches on different days, the Grand Forks Border Bruins won both games during a weekend road trip to the East Kootenay. The wins, over Fernie and Creston Valley, pushed the Bruins over .500 for the first time since the start of the season with an 8-72-1 record. Bruin forward Connor Gross was the star of the weekend, recording four goals and two assists to lead the team to the two wins. Gross had been in a slump over the last few weeks and was happy to get back in the scoring groove. “My parents were there (in Fernie), so maybe that helped,” he said. “I also relaxed a bit more. I was gripping the stick pretty tight the last couple of weeks.” Gross said having the team together for the weekend on the road trip was a big help in bringing the players together.

“We played hard all weekend,” he said. “Our power play was clicking and our goaltending was strong. Any time you get to go on the road together, it’s good for the team for bonding.”

Burgess. Dominic Stadnyk turned away 26 of 30 shots for the Bruins in the game. “We had some really good goaltending,” said Gross. “We gave up a lot of chances. (Stadnyk) gave us a good chance to win. “We played really hard,” he pointed out. “Our power play was clicking; we got some goals on that. “Any time we can score on the power play, it really helps.” Assistant coach Doreen Sheets was behind the bench for the Bruins as interim head coach Matt Zamec was at a wedding and new head coach Kevin Flather was still awaiting permission from Hockey Canada.

Bruins 5, ‘Riders 4 On Friday, the Bruins won a squeaker in Fernie, defeating the Ghostriders 5-4 behind a game winning goal from Jackson Purvis at 8:39 of the third period. The Bruins got off to a strong start with Dakota Little opening the scoring at 15:30 of the first period, assisted by Connor Gross and Cam McLennan. Kale Johnston tied the game for Fernie a few minutes later. The Bruins then went up 4-1 with three consecutive goals, including two from Gross. Max Newton scored the other one at 7:27 of the second period. The ‘Riders fought back, though, with three straight goals of their own, including a pair from Cole Keebler and a single from Joel

Bruins 8, Cats 5 On Saturday night at the Johnny Bucyk Arena in Creston the Border Bruins took on the Thunder Cats in Flather’s first game behind the bench. Creston Valley got off to a quick start with goals from Justin Post and Colby Livingstone.

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The Bruins tied the game up with Tucker Brown scoring an unassisted power play marker, and then Gross scoring his first of two, assisted by Kittle and Purvis. The Cats went up 3-2 near the end of the first period with Livingstone scoring his second. Gross tied the game up again with his second marker at 18:27 of the second stanza. Trevor Hanna gave the Cats the edge 22 seconds later. After that, it was all Grand Forks with four unanswered goals by Lucas Robinson, Mitchell Dolman, Graham Watkins and Little. Purvis ended the scoring with an empty netter at 2:51 of the third with an unassisted goal. “We kept working hard and didn’t panic,” said Gross about the team’s resiliency against Creston Valley. “Luckily enough, we were able to pull off the win.” Kai McDonald got the win in net for GF with 38 saves on 43 shots.

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Toonie swim Now that the weather is looking more and more like winter is settling in and it’s becoming harder to get the kids out and burning off the excess energy, bring the family to the pool on Friday evening during the toonie swim. Mom and Dad can go work out in the fitness facility while the kids enjoy some time swimming with friends. Admission is just $2 each. Parent and tot swim For the month of November families are encouraged to bring the little ones to the pool on Thursday evenings for parent and tot swim and play time. There is an instructor in the water from 6:30-7:30 p.m. offering games and fun activities families. There is no charge for this program as Success By Six has sponsored this free community program. Please give us a call at 250442-2202 for more details on our Parent and Tot program or Red Cross Swim lessons. Visit our website at www.rdkb.com to view this monthly flyer.

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Flather takes over reins of surging Bruins CRAIG LINDSAY

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The Grand Forks Border Bruins have hired a new head coach and general manager. Former Border Bruin Kevin Flather has been hired by the team to take over coaching and GM duties. Flather, who hails from Surrey, was hired Nov. 7, but was unable to take over head coaching duties until Saturday’s game in Creston Valley. Board member and assistant coach Matt Zamec said the team was fortunate to be able to find a qualified coach and GM this late into the season. “He runs a conditioning and shooting/ skating mechanic camp in the summer,” said Zamec. “One of our players, Corey Munro, worked with him last summer. When Nick (Deschenes) left, it was Corey’s dad who actually called up Kevin, who had just retired from professional hockey and told him there was a job opening here. He got a hold of us. The boys like him, we liked him, so we offered him the position.” Zamec said the board was not actively pursuing a coach but were pleased to receive an application from a coach with a background similar to former coach Nick Deschenes. “The situation we’re in, there’s not many coaches floating around halfway through the season,” said Zamec. “If we got someone in here, they had to have a strong personality, a positive attitude, and come in here and tread gently, given that everything is already in place here and running smoothly.” Zamec said with the board in place and himself and assistant coach Doreen Sheets, the Bruins could finish the season as is. “We thought if the right person came along, we’d consider it,” he said. “Kevin came and met with us. He’s young like Nick. He played university hockey. He played professional hockey. It’s one of those crazy

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things that fell into place unexpectedly. We were a little down about Nick’s departure, but now we’re really excited about having Kevin.” Veteran forward Connor Gross said the coaching switches have been distracting, but the team has stayed focused on their goals. “I don’t think anyone is too overwhelmed by it. Kevin isn’t really going to change much. We’re going to keep doing what we were doing before he got here.” Gross added that the players were impressed with the new coach and are looking forward to continuing to play well. “I think everyone’s taking a liking to him so far,” he said. “He’s pretty vocal on the bench. Everyone seems to be enjoying him.” Flather told the Gazette that he is really excited to take over the coaching and general managing reins for the Bruins. “I’m ecstatic,” he said. “I couldn’t be happier. I inherited a

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Duane Gipman Duane Gipman passed away in Grand Forks on November 9th, 2013. A funeral service will be held for Duane on Tuesday, November 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Grand Forks Funeral Home with a burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Deborah of Grand Forks Funeral Home, gffh@shaw.ca.

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Terry Perehudoff It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Terry Perehudoff on November 1st, 2013 at the age of 63. Terry was born on January 23rd, 1950 and raised on a farm in Thrums, BC. Terry married the love of his life, Lydia (Elasoff) on, August 6th, 1983. Together they raised a son and a daughter. Terry worked in the lumber sales industry in different areas of Canada, retiring from Weyerhaeuser in 2007. For the past 25 years, Terry, Lydia and their children enjoyed life together in Kamloops. He was known by his family and friends for his love of life, quick wit, and passion for music and golf. He played the trumpet in a band called “The Occasions” in his younger years. His friends have many fond memories of him playing late into the night surrounded by music and laughter. He loved watching all sports with his family and taught his daughter to play golf. His home was always filled with the sound of his favorite bands and the hum of sports in the background. He will be remembered fondly as a loving husband and father who always welcomed friends and family to his home with warmth and hospitality. Survived by his loving wife Lydia, son Nicholas, daughter Natalya (partner Rich Burnett), brother Bill (Mary), brother Frank (Dorothy), sister Nadeen (Bill) Elasoff, brother Alex (partner Diane Robinson), mother-in-law Marcia Elasoff, sister-in-law Liza Strukoff, brother-in-law Jim Elasoff as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father William, his mother Dorothy, his father-in-law Alex, and his nephews Brian and Jim. A celebration of Terry’s life will be held at the Little Bear Golf Course, 872 Waterloo Road, Castlegar, BC on Saturday, November 23rd at 11 a.m.. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks for the love, support, food and flowers from our friends and family. We would also like to give a huge thank you to all of the staff at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home in Kamloops for their incredible care and support during this difficult time. Should friends desire, donations can be made to the Kamloops Hospice Association (72 Whiteshield Crescent South, Kamloops, BC, V2E 2S9) or to the Castlegar Hospice Society (709 10th St., Castlegar, BC, V1N 2H7). We will love you always and forever, Terry.

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7048 Donaldson Drive, Box 2528, Grand Forks, B.C. 250-442-5148 ; Senior Pastor Henry P. Klassen; Tammy Battersby, Community Care Co-ordinator; Benjamin Jepsen, Associate Youth Pastor Worship Service ...........................................................................10:30 a.m. Youth Activities - Friday ................................................................ 7:00 p.m. SEPT. TO MAY Pioneer Clubs - (girls Gr 1-7) Tuesday ......................................... 3:30 p.m. Brigade - Battalion (boys Gr. 7-12) Wednesday ........................... 7:00 p.m. Brigade - Stockade & Tree Climbers (boys Gr. 1-6) - Thursday ............................................................. 7:00 p.m. Weekly HOME groups, various times and days; also, weekly bible studies for seniors, young marrieds, and college and careers - call the church office for details.

GRAND FORKS BAPTIST CHURCH

Independent/Fundamental/Conservative/KJV Pastor Brett Swope • 250-443-1557 • 275 Market Ave.

Sundays: Adult Sunday School ................................................................10:00 a.m. Main Service .............................................................................11:00 a.m. Bible studies available upon request

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Buddhist Meditation & Empowerment Centre Sundays: Meditation and Spiritual Teaching with Master Maticintin ...................................................................11:00 a.m. For directions call 1-800-336-6015 • Westbridge, B.C.

KING OF KINGS NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH AND ACADEMY

735 9th Ave., Midway, BC • Rick Steingard • 250-449-2252 Sunday Service ............................................................................10:00 a.m.

RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH

2826 - 75th Ave. (near Hutton School) Senior Pastor Gabe Warriner • Office 250-442-8456 Sunday Service (Sunday School during service) .........................10:30 a.m. Mid-Week Service, Wednesday Pre-service prayer ......................................................................6:30 p.m. Service........................................................................................7:00 p.m. Youth Meeting, Friday .................................................................. 7:00 p.m. Affiliated with Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

SACRED HEART ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

Fr. Marcel Coté • Box 128, 346 Church St., Greenwood, B.C. VOH 1JO Mass - Saturdays.......................................................................... 5:00 p.m.

SACRED HEART ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

Rev. Marcel Coté; Box 459, 7269 - 9th St., Grand Forks, B.C. VOH 1HO 250-442-3114 SUNDAY MASS (Grand Forks) ................................................... 9:30 a.m. Tuesday ....................................................................................... 7:00 p.m. Wednesday-Friday ....................................................................... 9:00 a.m. Christina Lake Community Hall: Mass.........................................11:30 a.m.

GRAND FORKS SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

4500 Hillview Road, Box 1524, Grand Forks • 250-442-5081 or 250-442-3221 SATURDAY SERVICES: Sabbath School (Bible classes for all ages) ................................. 9:15 a.m. Hour of Worship............................................................................11:00 a.m.

UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA

Boundary Pastoral Charge - Rev. Kim Horwood Office: Hours - Mon. 8 - 11 am, Thurs. & Fri. 8 - 3 pm • Phone: 250-442-3311 email: stjohn@telus.net Sunday Services St. John’s - Grand Forks...............................................................11:00 a.m. St. Columba - Greenwood ............................................................. 9:00 a.m. Perley Memorial, Christina Lake.................................................... 9:00 a.m.


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OPERATOR 2 (CASUAL) Under the general direction of Management Personnel and his/her designate and the immediate direction of the Roads-Airport & Equipment Coordinators, the Operator 2 is generally responsible for the operation and routine maintenance of City equipment. This is the second level of equipment operator. This includes the operation of equipment with air and more complicated hydraulics. In addition to equipment operation, the employee is expected to know more of the City’s operations and have obtained additional skills. This casual position is 40 hours per week on an “as required basis”. Full Job Description is available at: http:/www.grandforks.ca Qualifications and Experience: • High School Graduation. • Minimum Class 3 B.C. Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement (Driver’s Abstract will be required.). • Knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials and techniques necessary for the position. • WHIMIS training is required • The operations and maintenance of equipment, such as dump trucks with air brakes, Hiab crane truck and distributer for dust control, roller, flail mower and the electrical line trucks Benefits: This is a Union position, subject to all Sections of the C.U.P.E. Local 4728 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Wage rate for this position as per the Collective Agreement is $28.19/hour. CLOSING DATE – 3:00 PM – November 20th, 2013 DATED THIS 12th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2013 Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure timely delivery of your resumes prior to the deadline. Thank-you for your interest. Resumes, along with references, may be emailed, mailed or dropped off to: Email to: jobs@grandforks.ca Attn: Diane Heinrich By Mail: City of Grand Forks, Box 220, Grand Forks, B.C. V0H 1H0 Attention: Diane Heinrich

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PETRO-CAN and Dairy Queen are looking for snow removers. Petro-can also looking for part time employee. 250-442-3446.

Rock Creek and Boundary Fair Assoc. requires a Groundskeeper and Building Caretaker. This is a permanent part time position. Duties are varied and include: Grounds maintenance including irrigation, grass maintenance and weed removal; basic equipment maintenance; clean up after events and removal of garbage and debris; building maintenance including carpentry and painting; cleaning of all buildings and general janitorial duties;maintaining an inventory of supplies and ordering as required; maintaining positive relationships with residents and Society members. Reporting to the Board of Directors the successful candidate must be self-motivated and be capable of meeting established deadlines with minimal supervision. Familiarity with plumbing, irrigation, tractor operating skills and any trade skills would be an asset. The successful candidate must be physically capable of performing the described tasks. Remuneration is negotiable and accommodation can be provided if desired. Please reply with a current resume outlining salary expectations to Box 83, Rock Creek, BC V0H 1Y0. No telephone or email enquiries please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Rock Creek and Boundary Fair Association requires an Office Manager and Fair Coordinator. This is a permanent part time position. Duties are varied and include: Establishing and maintaining an office routine which will meet the needs of the Society; coordinating activities related to the annual agricultural fair held in September; handling short term rentals to various groups; establishing and maintaining positive relationships with suppliers and vendors; effectively responding to email and telephone enquiries; maintaining an inventory of office supplies and ordering as required; maintaining positive relationships with residents and Society members. Reporting to the Board of Directors the successful candidate must be self-motivated and have very strong organizational skills. You must have the ability to communicate effectively with various individuals and groups. The ability to meet established deadlines with minimal direct supervision is essential. Proficiency in the use of MS Word and Excel and strong computer skills are also required. Familiarity with the Rock Creek and Boundary Fair Association would be an asset. Remuneration is negotiable. Please reply with a current resume, outlining salary expectations to Box 83, Rock Creek, BC V0H 1Y0. No telephone or email enquiries please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Trades, Technical Looking for a hard working individual to apprentice in the automotive industry. Please drop resume off in person to 6785 19th St. Grand Forks.

Civil Engineering Technologist II (Re-Advertisement) District of Kitimat, full time permanent - wage range $37.01 - $44.78 over two years. Civil Technologist diploma required. Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, duties include a variety of infrastructure investigations, surveying, design, contract preparation, inspection and material testing on projects related to the municipality’s water, sewer, drainage and transportation systems. Candidates should be proficient in using electronic survey equipment, computer assisted design using AutoCad 3D, and MS Office. Valid BC driver’s license required. Submit resumes by November 29, 2013, 4:30 pm, to Personnel, District of Kitimat, 270 City Centre, Kitimat, BC, V8C 2H7, Fax (250) 632-4995, or email dok@kitimat.ca

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LOCALLY-OWNED, well-established vacuum truck company looking for Class 1, 3, Vacuum and Gravel Truck Operators. Oilfield tickets an asset but not necessary. Incentive package available. Blue Cross after three months. Must be willing to relocate or work three weeks on and one week off. Fax resume and driver’s abstract to 403-8453903.

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CLEARWATER OILFIELD Services, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta requires Class 1, 3 Vacuum Truck Drivers, Swampers. Local work. No day rating. Full benefits after six months. Fax 403-8449324.

JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE Service Technician(s) in Hanna Alberta. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. offers competitive wages from $32/hour, negotiable depending on experience. Bright, modern shop. Full-time permanent with benefits. Friendly town just 2 hours from major urban centres. More info online at: hannachrylser.ca. Fax 403854-2845 or email to: chrysler@telusplanet.net

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HIGH QUALITY HOME on large 0.828 acres lot in downtown Grand Forks. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Granite counter tops, tile flooring, top quality appliances, furnace, hot water tank, and roof have all been recently replaced.

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View home with 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom. Cozy home in central Grand Forks. Great landscaping and views. Attached garage. Built in 2008. Landscaping, water, sewer, garbage, and snow removal included.

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EASY LIVING in the most prestigious gated community in Grand Forks. Walk to all downtown amenities and clinic. $249,000. MLS# 2393606

GREAT INVESTMENT PROPERTY. 1448 sq. ft. upstairs with lots of options and 1568 sq. ft. self-contained in-law suite in the basement. Separate entrance and parking for both suites. Close to everything. Come take a look at this one! $248,000. MLS# 2393910

NEW LOW PRICE! Vendor is waiting for an offer on this well cared for mobile home located in Triangle Gardens. Two BR with recent reno’s. Close to walking trail and amenities. $63,000. MLS# 2217307

REDUCED! This two BR home has a galley style kitchen and open dining and living room. Yard is fenced with alley access. Single car carport. Great starter home and it is located in Midway. $152,000. MLS# 2389067

STUNNING MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY VIEWS from this RARE 6.59 Acre at the west end of the valley. Domestic and irrigation well in place. $197,500. MLS# 2389997

PERFECT STARTER home for a young family. 3 BR home with basement. Large yard. Updated heating system. Bring an offer to your REALTOR® today. $159,000. MLS# 2389106

HUGH PRICE REDUCTION Owner must sell 2000+ sq. ft. 4 BR home in Greenwood. Open concept main living, full basement, 2-1/2 baths, hot tub, lots of parking or build shop on this 1/2 acre lot! $175,000. MLS# 2392574

COME TAKE A LOOK AT THIS ONE!! Updated main floor, landscaped, great views, storage galore on 2.25 acres!! $359,000. MLS# 2392361

LOOKING FOR A PRIVATE SETTING. This is it, 9+ ac. hobby farm, fenced, 2800 sq. ft. home in excellent, condition, 4 BR. 2 bathrooms plus ensuite. Inlaw suite. Approx. 6 Ac. in hay. 40 x 24 ft. workshop, 50 x 20 ft. barn, all this property is in park-like condition. A must see. $399,000. MLS# 2390670

INEXPENSIVE LIVING. 2 BR mobile home. 0.25 acre lot in Vienna Woods outside city limits. Asking $79,000. MLS# 2389567

CENTRAL GRAND FORKS. FULLY UPDATED 3 BR HOME Awesome 34 x 35 ft. cinder block shop with steel roof, 200 amp service, 9 ft. high door, lane access, and potential for guest suite. Home has heated tile floors and hardy plank siding, very high quality throughout. $269,000. MLS# 2215614

OFF THE GRID & ECO FRIENDLY. Beautiful home on 4.5 acres. Plus 3 guest cabins provide optional rental income for campers/hunters. $387,000. MLS# 2390540

DREAM HIDEAWAY! 31.6 acres. Attractive log home. 34 x 6 deck, 440 sq. ft. loft, walkout basement. $374,900. MLS# 2218627

NOT TOO LATE TO PICK A HOUSE PLAN! .55 ac lot in city limits $79,000 5 acres rural, treed, private $139,000 MLS# 2213275 & 2390016

BEST BUY ON THE MARKET!!! .21A, fenced, inground irrigation, 2,700 sq. ft., 4 BR, 2 bath, upgrades include; windows, doors, roof, plumbing, wiring, kitchen, flooring, bathrooms and more. A must see. $299,900. MLS# 2393895

AMAZING VALUE! 1.46A, fenced, in-ground irrigation, 3020 sq ft, 4 BR, 3 bath, upgrades include; windows, doors, roof, plumbing, wiring, kitchen, flooring, bathrooms, furnace and more. Try your offer. $399,000. MLS# 2389975

GREAT HOME IN THE WOODS. Over 12 acres with Moody Creek running through it. Just minutes to Christina Lake. Asking $295,000. MLS# 2217304

A PERFECT FAMILY HOME in a great part of town. In-ground pool, nice landscaping and very well kept home. Just $295,000.

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Auctions GROCERY STORE AUCTION November 16 @11am, Burnaby Hobart meat equipment & dishwashers, True coolers & freezers. View @www.KwikAuctions.com

Food Products Free range brown eggs, will deliver in town, $4.00/doz. (Grand Forks). 250-443-3240.

Firewood/Fuel Larch $230/cord, split & delivered. 250-443-4775.

Furniture Queen mattress sets, leather love seat & recliner, tea tables, glass dining table set, Jr ski sets. 250-442-5566.

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Misc. for Sale 1978 Chevy, 4x4, $1,500/obo. 1979 Ford F250 HyBoy, 4x4, $1,500/obo. 1980 Ford F150, 4x4, $300/obo. 250-443-4775. 3 piece bdrm set, $150. 3 beautiful pure wool handmade satin quilts. Beautiful bedspread shams & skirt, $75. Brown chrome table & 6 chairs, very good condition, $60. 3 big bags of all new fabrics and curtains. Used 18� electric lawnmower, $40. 250442-5510. Affordable Steel Shipping Containers for sale/rent 20’ & 40’ Kootenay Containers Castlegar 250-365-3014 Double hide-a-bed, skookum wooden kitchen chairs, sm freezer. 250-442-2010 Enviro Mini pellet stove. Used two seasons, $750obo. 250442-2575. HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/ newspaper? Lg barb-Q w/full tank, dark micro-wave stand, sm white micro-wave stand, up-right bagless vacuum, lg wood office desk, lg blonde wood table, lg entertainment centre, 4 drawer dresser. 250-442-5545. STEEL BUILDINGS/metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 or visit us online at: www.crownsteelbuildings.ca Treadmill, barely used, excellent condition, reduced price. 250-442-8656. Upright Piano, $500. 250-4423766. WOLFERMANS’ TREAT Your Friends and Family! Wolferman’s English Muffins! Perfect Holiday Assortment, Variety of Sweet & Savory Muffins $29.95 – Use Code “Favorite� Free Shipping! 1800-999-1910 Or www. Wolfermans.com/go/bb016

Misc. Wanted Local Coin Collector Buying Collections, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins etc 250-499-0251 We buy gold! Rings, chains, bracelets, etc. Cash paid by value (weight and karat). Even broken jewelry and scrap gold. Picture ID required. Grand Forks Pawnshop, 225 Central. 250-442-5552.

Lots Christina Lake: close to amenities, $89,900. 250-6660013.

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Mobile Homes & Parks Grand Forks: 1200 sq ft older mobile. Extra Foods area, corner lot. $84,900. Trade for sm house or Triangle Gardens mobile under $100,000. Evenings 250-442-7130, no msg’s.

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2 bdrm mobile, $600. 2 bdrm mobile, $600, private setting. 2 bdrm apt $650. 2 bdrm suite, 5 appl’s, close to schools. $650. 2 bdrm house, 4 appl’s, close to dwntwn, $700/m. 2 bdrm plus suite 4 appls $800. 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath, $900/m. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 2 bay car port, in town, $900/m. At Copper Ridge, 4 bdrm, 3 bath executive home $1,250/m.

SPACIOUS recently renovated two bedroom apartment near Grand Forks Hospital. $650 + electricity. Laundry in building. N/S, N/P. References required. 250-584-5052 or mike_de@telus.net Sunnyview Apt. 2bdrm, avail now. N/P, RR, 250-442-2276 / 250-442-6800.

Misc for Rent AbbeyďŹ eld Centennial House is now taking applications from seniors for* its waiting list. Meals, util & cable all included. $1,300. Call 250-442-2223.

Homes for Rent Christina Lake 2-3 bdrm modern home, solarium, bsmt, FP, NS, $950 +/utils. ALSO 1 bdrm cottage w/bsmt, NS, $625 +/utils. 604-771-1570 edgemont2@hotmail.com Christina Lake: 2 bdrm + den, 1 bath, near new modular home in quiet adult community, 40yrs +, NS, Reference Required, all apply’s, $750/m + utils. 250-442-7476. Grand Forks: 2bdrm, 1.5 bath, fully renoed, on culdesac, $800/m +utils. 250-442-5542 Grand Forks 2bdrm, 1 bath. Includes; utils, W/D, F/S, DW, micro, central vac, fenced yard w/gazebo & lawn furniture, NS, NP, RR. Avail December 15th. $800/m. 250-442-7516. Grand Forks: 2bdrm house, rual setting, W/D, F/S, NS, NP, $650/m + utils. Avail Dec, !st. Contact Cheryl 250-492-7622. Grand Forks: 3bdrm, 2 bath, on acreage, 20 out of GF, $1,100/m. RR. 250-442-0025 Grand Forks: cute and clean 2 bdrm on Riverside, 5 appliances, avail immediately. N/S, N/P, $750/m + utils. 250-4422272 or 250-444-4919. Grand Forks: New 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 5 apply’s, close to dwntwn, NS, NP, $1,200/m utils inc. 403-710-3050. gfhouserental@hotmail.com Grand Forks: sm separate studio home for single person, $500/m includ utils. N/P. Must be compatible. 250-442-8201.

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Cars - Domestic 1995 F-150 Econoline Panel Van, $2,500/obo. 250-4431947. 1996 Chevy Lumina LS. 197k. Good running order. $1,200. 250-442-0242. 1998 Buick Century. $1,500. Must sell. Offers. 250-4425550. 1998 Saturn Model SC1. 188,000km, new frt brakes, muffler & battery, 4 cyl, manual 5 sp. Runs great, excellent gas mileage. $1,600. 2504428684. 2000 Buick Century, Excellent condition, 120,466 miles, Silver Grey, 4 good summer and 4 good winter tires, cd/radio, air conditioning. $3200 Call: 250-367-9453 2005 Buick Allure $5,295. Loaded, 152,000km, winter tires. 250-442-7181.

Grand Forks Realty Ltd.

1993 Dodge Shadow. A/C, Auto, good winter tires, plus 4 summers on rims,150,000kms. $1000 or OBO. 250.442.7066

Recreational/Sale 1989 Vanguard, 24ft, 5th wheel, sleeps six, good condition, hitch incl, $1,500. will consider trades for good horse hay. 250-449-1943.

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OUNDARY CertiďŹ ed General Accountants 619 Central Ave., Grand Forks,ERVICE B.C. PPRAISAL

N/S, N/P, References. Ken: 250-442-2632 ken.dodds@yahoo.ca

Rooms for Rent

7157 - 3rd Street

D.G. (DAVE) MARSHALL, CRA, RI

Rentals

Christina Lake:

250 -442-0141 Your best buy is from

KEMPAPPRAISERS HARVEY BURCH KIENTZ INC.

Grand Forks;

3 bdrm, 2.5 bath log home, $750/m. 3 bdrm, 5 applâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, family home, fenced yard, $750.

DIRECTORY

Certified General Accountant

Lia Azhure Inc.

N/S, N/P, References. Ken: 250-442-2632 ken.dodds@yahoo.ca

Greenwood:

Lia Azhure Inc.

Christine Brooks Bookkeeping

KEMP HARVEY BURCH KIENTZ INC.

Terms negotiable

2 bdrm mobile, $600. 2 bdrm mobile, $600, private setting. 2 bdrm apt $650. 2 bdrm suite, 5 applâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, close to schools. $650. 2 bdrm house, 4 applâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, close to dwntwn, $700/m. 2 bdrm plus suite 4 appls $800. 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath, $900/m. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 2 bay car port, in town, $900/m. At Copper Ridge, 4 bdrm, 3 bath executive home $1,250/m.

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7157 - 3 Street ACCOUNTANTS

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Misc Services

250-442-0141

Christina Lake:

Property Management

SPACIOUS recently renovated two bedroom apartment near Grand Forks Hospital. $650 + electricity. Laundry in building. N/S, N/P. References required 250-584-5052 or mike_de@telus.net

Call Dennis, Shawn or Paul

2 bdrm furnished suite, $800/m, utils inc, avail until June 30, 2014.

Apt/Condo for Rent

Grand Forks: 2 bdrm. apt to rent. $750/m. 250-442-0930.

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Greenwood:

Grand Forks Realty Ltd.

Grand Forks-2 & 3 brdm apt. Black Knight upper floor, NP, NS. 250-442-2599 / 443-1599.

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Real Estate

Serving Grand Forks & Boundary Country 30+ Years Experience Residential & Vacant Acreage Appraisals for: -Mortgage Applications -Estate Purposes -Family Disputes -Assessment Resolution Phone: Res-250-442-5199 Cell-250-442-6199 e-mail â&#x20AC;&#x201C; marsda@telus.net

Bookkeeping and Income Tax Service

E-file Agent

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SMITH & COMPANY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Certified Professional Bookkeeper Member of IPBC and SAGE 50 Premier Advisor 20+ years experience full cycle bookkeeping Remote/virtual bookkeeping available 250-442-2813 â&#x20AC;˘ smithandco@shaw.ca

Bookkeeping and Income Tax Service BOTTLE

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Certified Professional Open Bookkeeper Monday to Saturday Member of IPBC and SAGE 50 Premier Advisor 20+ years experience full cycle bookkeeping CABINETRY Remote/virtual bookkeeping available 250-442-2813 â&#x20AC;˘ smithandco@shaw.ca

IndigoWood

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Your best buy is from FORKS a merchant you know GRANDCOMPUTERS

Ray Morasse - Craftsman Indigowood.ca 250.442.9858

BOTTLE APPRAISERS DEPOT APPRAISALS WEST KOOTENAY Serving the West Kootenay and Boundary Regions since 1993

D.G. (DAVE) MARSHALL, CRA, RI BRAD McPEEK, D.A.R.

BOUNDARY APPRAISAL SERVICE Serving Grand Forks & Boundary Country

PHONE 250-442-7030

â&#x2DC;&#x2026; Mortgage Refinancing Appraisals â&#x2DC;&#x2026; Current Real Estate Market Evaluations â&#x2DC;&#x2026; Estate/Taxation/Divorce/Appraisals â&#x2DC;&#x2026; New Construction/ Progress Report/Appraisals

E-mail: wkappraisals@shaw.ca 30+ Years Experience

7816 Donaldson Dr. Grand Forks, B.C. 250-442-2523

Open Monday to Saturday

Sales & Service

Dave Bachmier Owner

250.442.8444 â&#x20AC;˘ 7431 2nd St. Grand Forks

dave@neighbourscomputers.ca CABINETRY www.neighbourscomputers.ca â&#x20AC;&#x153;Nbrz U Can Count On!â&#x20AC;?

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Residential & Vacant Acreage Furniture â&#x20AC;˘ Cabinetry Appraisals for: -Mortgage Applications Ray Morasse - Craftsman -Estate Purposes -Family Disputes Indigowood.ca 250.442.9858 -Assessment Resolution Phone: Res-250-442-5199 Make your pet a star Cell-250-442-6199 in the Gazette too! e-mail â&#x20AC;&#x201C; marsda@telus.net

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Serving the West Kootenay and Boundary Regions since 1993

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BOUNDARY BUSINESS DIRECTORY CAR CARE

GUTTERS

Three great services at one convenient location! Full Service Mechanical • Full Service Auto Body Full Service Custom Muffler Centre • ICBC ExpressValet Certified Mechanics: 250-442-3828 • Auto Body: 250-442-0507

Ace Gutters Inc.

• Continuous K Style & Fascia Eavestroughing • Soffit & Fascia Trim Installations – Repairs – Gutter Cleaning

To book your free estimate call Edie at 250-442-8055 or Russell Danish Cell: 250-584-4381 Email: russ442@telus.net

6391 Highway 3, Grand Forks, BC

FREE ESTIMATES

Screened & Crushed Gravel special driveway mix, drain rock, blend sands, GRAVEL & SAND PEA GRAVEL Road Grader Service Division of Gofer Farms Ltd. – Hay Sales 10405 Granby Rd (9 km) • email: gofer@xplornet.com

Serving the Boundary & West Kootenays

P&L

GUTTERS & ROOFING Paul – 250-442-5612

HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

GENERAL CONTRACTORS

20 years experience Boarding • Taping • Painting Renovations Insurance Work FREE ESTIMATES

250-442-7471

SNOWBALL VENTURES Sales, Installations & Inspections Your Pellet Heating Specialist WETT CERTIFIED

ELECTRICAL

Boundary Electric (1985) Ltd. • Electric Motor Sales & Repair • Pump sales & Service • Electric Parts & Sales Counter • Commercial, Residential & Industrial Electric Service Work • New Construction

7990 Columbia Drive

250-442-5561

Large supply of rock for retaining walls, decorative purposes, etc.

COMPLETELY MOBILE – WE CAN GO ANYWHERE

One call does it all

A. SHELTON ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS & FIRE PROTECTION Certified Electrical Residential ~ Commercial Emergency Service Preventative Maintenance Serving the Andy Cell: 250-442-7120 Boundary Office: 250-445-2234 Elect. Contractor # 24118

250.442.7381 Free estimates • Senior discount

COUNSELLING Louisa Vachon B.Ed. MA. CCC

Redi Electric Ltd.

Reg. g No. 13266

Service & New Construction Commercial • Residential Industrial Pumps Honest Service – Quality Work

A designation of BC Association of Clinical Counsellors

Helping people to use personal strengths & resources to overcome life’s challenges and to promote change.

250-447-6421

1pvcounselling@shaw.ca

John Billwiller www.snowballventures.com 10545 Granby Rd., Grand Forks

Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

3rd St., Grand Forks

Computerized Security Gate 5’ x 10’ to 10’ x 30’ Units

7990 Columbia Drive

Andy 250-442-0795

Located at Boundary Electric

250-442-5561

GRANBY

* denotes Optometric Corporation

CONTAINERS

PLUMBING

PLUMBING

SALES AND RENTALS

8’, 9’, 10’, 20’ & 40’ Containers

GASFITTING

Your place or ours

250-442-7066

Construction • Maintenance • Repair • Renovation

D.D. Roofing

Asphalt Shingles • Metal • New & Re-roof • Resheet & Reconstruction Reasonable Rates • Guaranteed Work

Seniors Discount - Free Estimates Cell: 250-443-1273 Home: 250-442-2179 • Shingles • Metal • Composite • Torch Down FREE ESTIMATES

Dr. Jeffrey Hunt N.D.

SAW SHARPENING

is resuming his practice in Grand Forks

Please phone 250-368-6999 for an appointment

HOME INSPECTIONS

Blair’s

Home Inspections Brian Blair

Twisted Teeth Saw Shop

CONSUMER PROTECTION BC #58522

NOTARY PUBLIC

Sales or Rentals $100/month

6401 HWY 3 next to Fortis office 250.442.2599 • 250.443.1599

SAGAMORE RV & MINI-STORAGE Digital Video Surveillance Access 24 hrs/day – 7 days/week Personal Keypad Entry 5’x10’, 10’x10’, 10’x20’ & 10’x30’

148 Sagamore Road Grand Forks, B.C. 250-442-2652 www.sagamoreministorage.com

Border Self Storage 7444 19th Street, Grand Forks

Saw, Knife & Tool Sharpening Centre We Sharpen • Carbide & Steel Saws • Planer & Jointer Knives • Handsaws-retooth, set & sharpen • Carbide Router Bits • Drill Bits • Hole Saws • Dado Blades • Paper Cutters • Knives • Scissors • All Garden & Yard Tools • Chainsaws & More

UNITS NOW AVAILABLE!

Call: 250-442-0534

Your best buy is from a merchant you know

George Stooshinoff

Certified Sawfiler 3845 Victoria Rd., Grand Forks, BC Phone: 250-442-8359 • Email: gastoo@telus.net

Phone: 250.442.8175 Cell: 250.443.1905 Email: blairshome@nethop.net

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Cascade Containers & Storage

ROOFING

Phone 250-443-4144

UPHOLSTERY

’s Andy CUSTOM

For all your RESIDENTIAL / COMMERCIAL / RECREATIONAL Reupholstery, Repairs and Custom Builds

UPHOLSTERY 38 years experience! 162 B – 72nd Ave • Grand Forks

LOUISE CURRIER

NOTARY PUBLIC 7215 2nd St., Grand Forks (Across from Fire Hall)

SPIRITUAL HEALING

GRAND FORKS OPTICAL 334C Market Ave 250-442-3025

250-442-2499

WATER

Y&R Water

Ph: 250-442-0282

OPTICAL HOUSING RENOVATION WE KEEP YOU CURRENT COMMERCIAL MAINTENANCE Grand Forks Reg. #100851

OPTOMETRIST

HOLISTIC HEALING

7920 Donaldson Dr. • 250-442-2082

Experience working with children, adolescents & adults • Anxiety • Depression • Stress & Coping • Self-Esteem • Grief & Loss • Marital Issues • Children - Separation/Divorce

250-444-4401

WOOD AND PELLET HEATING APPLIANCES 250-442-2943

Electrical Contract Reg. #1210

Bobcat, Excavating & Trucking Services ~ Certified Planner & Installer of Septic Systems Call Jimmy 250-442-9422

Grand Forks, BC

HEATING

7816 Donaldson Dr 250-442-5229

SORENSEN DRYWALL LTD.

BOUNDARY MINI STORAGE

Grand Forks, BC

• Heating & Air Conditioning • Commercial & Residential Service & Install

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20’ or 40’ Storage Units

OFFICE 250-442-0428

STEVE DANSHIN • New Construction • Residential Builder • Renovations • Commercial Ph. 250-442-3744 Cell: 250-442-9437 Fax: 250-442-3720

STORAGE

250-442-8208

CONTRACTOR

GENERAL CONTRACTOR GEN

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Need Prayer? Boundary Healing Rooms 250-443-5270

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SALES & SERVICES Certified Pump Installers

• EOCP Certified • Cross Connection Certified (Backflow Prevention) WATER CONDITIONING • Water Softening, Reverse Osmosis, Filtration & Ultraviolet IRRIGATION & PUMPS

8098 Donaldson Drive • 250-442-5537


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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Grand Forks Gazette

Thank You T

he City of Grand Forks would like to express our most heartfelt thank you to our partners Roxul Inc and School District #51 for providing the use of the former Canpar office building and 5th St locations, to house our offices and staff. The utilization of this wonderful space has assisted the City immensely in settling back into our local government roles in the administration, finance and planning departments. In addition, these buildings provide a temporary home which will allow Council meetings and public interaction to continue at a secure and professional venue. As the City presses on with its business as usual, and awaits

the restoration process of our heritage City Hall, our staff is guaranteed secure and very serviceable offices for working space. The City thanks you again for your generosity and dedication to our incredible City.

Mayor Brian Taylor presents Certificates of Appreciation to Jim Holmes of Roxul Inc. (above), and Teresa Rezansoff and Kevin Argue (below) of School District 51.

Snow Removal With the winter season fast approaching the City of Grand Forks is asking residents to do their part in helping city crews make the snow removal process more efficient.

any vehicles, boats, trailers, RV’s or recreational vehicles that do not have a current valid licence should be stored on the owner’s property or at a storage facility.

Winter will be here before we know it!

The City of Grand Forks would like to thank you in advance for helping keep the snow removal process simple and safe.

You can help by ensuring that all vehicles, RV’s, boats and trailers are stored on your property and not on the side of the road; this keeps the boulevards clear providing easy access for snow removal equipment.

Utility Bill Payment Schedule

As a reminder, under the City’s Traffic Regulations Bylaw No. 1956,

Update regarding the restoration of City Hall • The insurance company is currently completing its assessment of the building. • The main floor of the building has been stripped back to the studs in order for it to be properly treated as lead paint was identified on the wall as a trim and needs to be taken care of. • Stay tuned for more information.

Locations and Hours of Operation. • Building Inspection Services and Utility Bill Payment Services will be located at 7425 5th Street, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0 across from the Overwaitea parking lot and beside the Walker Development Centre. (hours of operation are from 9am - 4pm, Monday to Friday). • Administration, Development and Engineering, Finance, Council Chambers and Mayor’s office will be located at 6641 Industrial Parkway (old Canpar Office Building) (hours of operation are 9am4pm, Monday to Friday).

MAILING DATE

BILL DUE DATE

By the last working date of the month below

First Thursday of every other month

October 2013

December 5, 2013

December 2013

February 6, 2014

February 2014

April 3, 2014

April 2014

June 5, 2014

June 2014

August 7, 2014

August 2014

October 2, 2014

October 2014

December 4, 2014


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