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In his 44 years in the real estate business, Joe Pearson has never listed, or seen, a home so cheap. At just $1, it’s undoubtably the most affordable home on the Vernon market. The only stipulation is, you have to move it. All Saints Anglican Church owns the house on the corner of 27th Street and 32nd Avenue but can’t afford to do the necessary foundation repairs (estimated at $250,000 to $300,000). Therefore, the congregation has agreed to sell the home to someone who can move it. Although the sale price is cheap, there will be some investment needed to move the home as wires will need to be taken down to get the structure out of it’s location. “That’s the easy part, for someone to come along and say, ‘I’ll give you a dollar,’” said Pearson. “It will be $100,000 before you get out of the gate,” said Rev. Canon Chris HarwoodJones. Although there will be some cost involved, Pearson believes it is a good investment. “To build a house like this you’d probably be looking at $200 a square foot,” said Pearson of the 2,400 square-foot home. “They couldn’t build this house for the cost to move and repair it.”
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Re/Max realtor Joe Pearson (left) and Rev. Canon Chris Harwood-Jones have come up with a sale price of $1 for the 1892 home next to Vernon’s All Saints Anglican Church if someone can relocate it. For a look at the home visit www.vernonmorningstar.com for a video. The character home, which features high ceilings, numerous bedrooms, multiple bathrooms and hardwood floors is a unique open structure with a lot of history. The home was built in 1892 for William Maurice Cochrane – the great-grandfather of Coldstream Coun. Pat Cochrane. “It’s sad to see it go,” said Pat, who understands that it is not viable for the church to keep. In 1904, the house served as a school for boys before the church took possession in 1912. It was used as the residence for
the incumbent priest until 1993, and then rented to families. It was also the home of a recovery program for women on the street, Venture Training used the house and it was leased on and off. But following an extended vacancy, the church cannot afford to bring the home up to code and has no use for the additional space, therefore it is hoping someone can take the historic building off its hands. “There’s a lot that needs work and the foundation is the biggest part,” said
Harwood-Jones. “If nobody wants to take it away, then we have no option but to demolish it.” So far, the $1 listed price has generated a lot of interest since, according to Pearson, the approximate average Vernon home price (which includes land) is $350,000. “It gets attention,” said Harwood-Jones. There have even been inquiries from Osoyoos and Grande Prairie. The church has no concrete plans for the site, but could decide to use it for additional parking or a new building in the future.
Province won’t fund amalgamation study Vernon’s attempts to fuel the amalgamation debate appear to have failed. On Monday, city council unanimously voted to ask the provincial government to commence a study to determine the most efficient and cost-
effective governance model for Greater Vernon, including the current structure. However, that appears unlikely. “We will not fund a study unless all parties involved want to do it,” said Eric Foster, VernonMonashee MLA, who spoke to Community Eric Foster Development Minister
Coralee Oakes Tuesday about the city’s actions. Coldstream and Areas B and C have indicated opposition to a review of amalgamation. “It’s difficult to do a study if all jurisdictions are not participating,” said Foster. As part of its decision, Vernon council will ask the three other jurisdictions to support its request to the government for a study.
Also, council has decided, in principle, to ask Vernon voters in the November civic election if the city should pursue the creation of a restructure committee and it will encourage Coldstream and Areas B and C to ask their residents the same question. “Unless Vernon is able to convince the other parties to participate, that’s it for us,” said Foster of Victoria’s role, adding that Vernon
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Residents fuming over pellet facility JENNIFER SMITH Morning Star Staff
Some Lavington residents remain unconvinced that their neighbourhood is the best spot for a pellet plant. Tolko Industries and Pinnacle Renewable Energies have plans to construct a pellet plant next to the existing Tolko planer mill off School Road. Concerned residents were granted the opportunity to air their concerns about the plant at a Coldstream council meeting Monday. “I do feel that what I’m being sold here is a healthy cigarette,” said Jason Hoffman, who lives on School Road. “We’ve got a school close by and we’ve got a riparian area bordering the property.” Although pellet plants can generate air pollutants, proponents insist this plant will be the most modern facility in Canada. “What we’re doing here is a step well above what we’re required,” said Leroy Reitsma, Pinnacles president and COO. “It’s much more expensive but we think given the proximity to the community here it’s warranted.” The $39 million investment, which will generate at least 25 full-time jobs plus further spinoffs, will produce significantly lower emissions as it is a low temperature drying facility. As a result, the VOCs some are concerned about will not be produced,
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Leroy Reitsma, Pinnacle Renewable Energies president, speaks to a packed open house at Coldstream council Monday about the proposed plans for a pellet plant in Lavington. said Reitsma. But Hoffman insists: “It’s not what you can see, it’s what you can’t see that may be dangerous.” The entire project is also subject to several approvals, including expert reviews which are currently underway. Agricultural Land Commission approval
is pending to grant non-farm use on the total seven-acre parcel of land for the plant. “They will grant approval for a pellet facility and nothing more,” said Coldstream’s director of development services Mike Reiley. Coldstream must also approve land changes as the property is moved from agri-
cultural to industrial use. Coldstream recently gave third reading to do so, but reminds that this process gives the district a say, whereas if the plant was built on existing industrial land the district would only be asked for building permit approvals. “They could actually construct this facility without any further reviews or requests from council,” said Reiley. The Ministry of Environment must also approve the facility, which will be done through an environmental assessment (expected to be completed in mid to late February). “That process must prove that in terms of the impact on human health that this plant will not have a negative impact,” said Reitsma, adding that the assessment will be available to the public and that there will be a public meeting to discuss the findings. Tolko’s Ken Thorlakson says the location was chosen due to its proximity to the existing planer mill and railway. “Anytime you have to put material in a truck and load it and unload it, there’s an added cost,” said Thorlakson of why other locations weren’t viable. This site is anticipated to generate an additional two to four trucks per day (versus the additional trucks that would have been needed to haul to a different location), and it will boost the railway with an additional 3,500 cars per year.
Neighbouring jurisdictions remain opposed Continued from A1 “We’re not trying to tell them what to do. The intent by council is to provide a mechanism to bring closure to this issue,” said Sawatzky. Politicians in the other jurisdictions weren’t impressed with the city’s direction Monday. “I’m in total disagreement with them,” said Maria Besso, a Coldstream councillor. “It’s not a study to give us infor-
mation on new governance structures. It’s a study on how to bring governance together.” Besso says a governance study would take time and resources away from critical issues facing the area such as the master water plan. “They (city) are welcome to make resolutions and send letters but I don’t think it will go anywhere,” she said. Mike Macnabb, Area C director, will not reverse his decision to
oppose a study. “Vernon can do what it wants but it can’t drag in the other jurisdictions,” he said, adding that he isn’t concerned about a conflict arising between Vernon and the other areas. “The relationship is always there and we work together.” The Greater Vernon Governance Society recently collected 3,160 names on a petition calling for a governance study.
“It’s encouraging,” said Bruce Shepherd, society president, of the actions taken by Vernon council Monday. “People would like to know the facts and understand the pros and cons (of amalgamation).” The society held its annual general meeting Tuesday night. “It (city motions) will create good discussion about what we should do in support of council,” said Shepherd.
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Tributes for Nicol continue “He believed in the people who are in the social sector.” On Monday, council voted unanimously not to Patrick Nicol’s absence continues to dominate hold a byelection to fill Nicol’s vacant seat. Vernon city hall. “We have more than enough sitting city counAt Monday’s council meeting, the long time cillors to function,” said Sawatzky of the councillor’s Jan. 15 death was symbolexisting six members of council and that ized by flowers and the name plaque quorum to hold a meeting is four. signifying his traditional seat shifting to Sawatzky says a byelection would have the chair generally held by Mayor Rob been costly and anyone who was elected Sawatzky. would only be in office for less than six “The only seat he hasn’t had is the months until November’s civic election. mayor’s seat,” said Sawatzky of Nicol’s Coun. Juliette Cunningham was also 22 years as a councillor, one of the lonappointed to take over Nicol’s position as a gest terms for any civic politician in the Patrick Nicol city representative at the Regional District province. of North Okanagan. “So we thought it was respectful to Also, more details have been announced give him the seat for the day.” This was the second meeting for council since about Nicol’s memorial service. Residents will be able to view the service Feb. Nicol’s death from cancer, but the pain is still evi3 via video at Kal Tire Place and the Schubert dent for his colleagues. Centre.The memorial service takes place at 2 p.m. “It’s a new era,” said Sawatzky. During a presentation to council on social at Trinity United Church. “We’re trying to make it a lot easier for people to issues, Annette Sharkey, with Partners in Action, attend so they don’t have to fit into Trinity United,” reflected on her dealings with Nicol. “He was such a huge supporter,” she said. said Sawatzky.
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Wendy’s Dreamlift Day is celebrating 20 years of bringing smiles to the faces of some special kids. Wendy’s Dreamlift Day takes place today at all Wendy’s restaurants in the region and the proceeds help the Sunshine Foundation send children with physical disabilities and life-threatening illnesses to Disneyland for a day. “This is a special year as we celebrate 20 years of support from the people in our communities,” said Ken Park, owner of the region’s Wendy’s. “It is their generosity that helps to make many local children’s Disney dreams come true.” All net proceeds from Wendy’s Dreamlift Day’s sales, as well as staff, management and owner’s wages, will go towards the next Interior flight to Disneyland. Today, Wendy’s restaurants will open at 6 a.m. for Redhead Roaster coffee by donation, with the regular menu available at 9 a.m. Orange County sheriffs act as chaperones when the children are at Disneyland and representatives from the department will be in the Okanagan for Wendy’s Dreamlift Day. At the Vernon restaurant will be Lt. Jeff Hallock. Local dignitaries, including from the RCMP, the fire department, sports groups and The Morning Star, will also be helping out behind the scenes. Wendy’s Dreamlift Day raised a total of $115,000 last year.
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Vernon Secondary School German teacher Rolf Hirschkorn (left) has been helping Grade 11 student Courtney Blaeser prepare for the German language Olympics which begin Friday in Montreal.
In a city known for its French, a Vernon student will try to dazzle with her German. Courtney Blaeser, a 16-year-old Grade 11 Vernon Secondary School student, leaves Friday as one of 10 competitors for the national round of the Internationale D e u t s c h o l y mp i a d e , or German language Olympics, at the Goethe-Institut in Montreal. “I’ve been doing a five-week course online and they (organizers) choose 10 people from across Canada
to go to Montreal to compete,” said Blaeser. “We did grammar, German facts and knowledge, speaking (by way of video), writing and listening.” The top two students at Deutscholympiade, plus one selected teacher, will earn a trip to Frankfurt in July for two weeks. Preparing for the Olympiade hasn’t been easy as Blaeser has only the itinerary given to her as an indication of what to expect in Montreal. Competitors arrive Friday, check in at their hotel and then get taken to the Goethe-
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the language is not spoken in her home. She began studying German in Grade 8 and, for the past two years, Blaeser has been named Vernon Secondary’s top German student. “She has always been keen about learning the language, always asking me, ‘how do you say this, how do you say that,’” said Hirschkorn. “She does a lot of stuff on her own time, and she’s always been eager.” Learning the language hasn’t been a problem for Blaeser. Learning German grammar, however... “The grammar part of it is a bit difficult,” she said. “Words, not so much because a lot of them sound similar to English. But I struggle with the endings on words, having
to know the genders of each noun and figuring out how to conjugate them.” “The grammar is a nightmare,” added Hirschkorn. “There are four different cases in German so you end up with 16 variations of the word ‘the,’ depending on if you have preposition in a sentence and stuff like that.” Blaeser said her goal in Montreal is “to do her best and have fun,” and even if she doesn’t qualify for the July trip, she has another opportunity to immerse herself in the German culture. In March, Blaeser will leave on a 10-week exchange program. She and her family hosted a girl named Madeleine for 10 weeks and the Germans will reciprocate. Blaeser and Madeleine keep in touch through Skype. “I think right now I’m fairly well-versed in German but I know I will be when I come back from the exchange,” said Blaeser. “I love German. It’s Connections Career Centre really fun to learn.” Are you interested in contributing to Hirschkorn has a lot the continued economic development of confidence in one of of the North Okanagan Region? his best German students. Community Futures North Okanagan “Even if she doesn’t is currently accepting applications finish in the top two, it from qualified individuals interested will be a great experiin joining our Board of Directors. ence for her,” he said. The Goethe-Institut organizes cultural As a Board Director you will provide events in Québec, the vision and strategic direction for the Atlantic provinces and operation and staff of this dynamic Ottawa, and strengthorganization. ens interest in the German language. Learn more about The Goethe-Institut Community Futures Montreal has the largby visiting www.futuresbc.com est language department of GoetheLearn more about Instituts in North the Directors’ role by visiting America. Almost 900 www.futuresbc.com/directors.php students take language courses at the GoetheInstitut Montreal or at Growing communities one idea at a time. its branch in Ottawa.
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Vernon’s financial plan remains fluid. Not quite two weeks after lowering a tax increase for 2014, Vernon council decided Monday to push the tax rate up from 3.1 to 3.23 per cent. The hike, which will cover the $34,000 needed to clear snow from inaccessible sidewalks, was opposed by Coun. Bob Spiers. “I’d rather have put it off to find a different solution,” said Spiers, adding that existing money, not raising taxes, could have gone to the expenditure. “I could identify $34,000 at the drop of a hat.” But while he voted against the tax increase,
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The Vernon RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teen. Desmond Fisher, 14, went missing Jan. 2 at 1:45 p.m. when he walked out of an appointment. “He has not been seen
since,” said Gord Molendyk, RCMP spokesperson. It’s possible that Fisher may have gone to the Lower Mainland but that has not been confirmed yet by the RCMP.
Desmond is described as being five-foot-four in height and 143 pounds with black hair and hazel eyes. “We are concerned for his well-being and are asking anyone who might know where Desmond can be located to call the nearest police department,” said Molendyk.
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Parking fees at Kelowna International Airport are scheduled to change. Effective April 1, vehicle parking rates will be as follows: Short-term lot — $18.50 per 24 hours Gold pass (six month) parking program — $900 Long-term lot — $12 per day/$62 per week All hourly and meter rates will remain unchanged. The GST is embedded in the airport’s
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t can only be described as a rapid-fire slapdown. Not even half-a-day after Vernon council voted unanimously to ask the provincial government for a governance study, officials in Victoria took a firm stand Tuesday. “We will not fund a study unless all parties involved want to do it,” said MLA Eric Foster, just moments after getting off the phone with Community Development Minister Coralee Oakes. And given that Coldstream and Areas B and C recently thumbed their noses at a petition request for a governance study, Foster’s comments are the final kiss of death. “Unless Vernon is able to convince the other parties to participate, that’s it for us,” said Foster of the provincial government. Now, it should be pointed out that the City of Vernon wasn’t being Richard Rolke heavy handed Monday. It was responding directly to a request from the Greater Vernon Governance Society to pursue a study. The society collected 3,160 names on a petition. Mayor Rob Sawatzky cautioned that the city isn’t trying to bully Coldstream and the electoral areas to reverse their stances. “They should do what they believe is best for their constituents,” he said. Council members were also quick to indicate they neither favour or oppose the concept of amalgamation but there is a need to address this reoccurring debate once and for all. Within minutes of the motions being adopted, the other jurisdictions were standing their ground. “I’m in total disagreement with them,” said Maria Besso, a Coldstream councillor. “Vernon can do what it wants but it can’t drag in the other jurisdictions,” added Mike Macnabb, BX-Silver Star director.
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Now consider that in the last three years, there has largely been peace in the valley. Simmering disputes over parks, recreation and water have been resolved and officials from Vernon, Coldstream and the electoral areas have fostered an environment of mutual respect. It’s possible the provincial government, which has previously played referee in Greater Vernon spats, is thrilled with the era of cooperation, and realizes that even the slightest push for amalgamation could reignite the bad old days. Turf wars consume significant resources as ministry staff try to calm all of the parties down. Victoria may also have looked at the 3,160 names on the petition, and while extremely impressive given growing public cynicism and apathy, it’s only seven per cent of the total 45,000 eligible voters in Greater Vernon. Is that worth the ministry being possibly perceived as dictatorial and forcing a governance study when three of the four jurisdictions clearly aren’t interested. There haven’t been any forced amalgamations in B.C. since the early 1970s (Kelowna and Kamloops) and that’s because stripping a community of the right to determine its own destiny creates baggage. Of course the issue of governance may not be completely over. Foster has suggested the City of Vernon could pay for a review on its own. Council could also still use this November’s election to ask residents if they support the creation of a restructure committee. But at a time when the city is riding budgets tight and crying poor when it comes to infrastructure, would a governance study be an effective use of cash? And even if Vernon residents overwhelmingly voted for a study, it would prove nothing if there’s no willing dance partner. Some officials and residents will be unhappy with what’s occurred, but Victoria has spoken.
Literacy is the foundation of an educated life. The ability to read opens up new worlds to people of all ages. For the very young, reading is the cornerstone to starting off right with the basics in schooling. First, they’re demystifying those black designs on a page into letters, but eventually those reading skills will help them easily plough though 12 years of basic education. For teenagers, reading can provide an imaginary escape. And for many, writing in a journal can be as therapeutic as chatting with an old friend. In this way, literacy skills can help lift spirits, and even decrease depression. For young adults, reading and writing skills need to go beyond text speak that often reads more like bingo numbers than the English language. A good handle on literacy can lead to better communication, and will increase the chances of landing a better job. Unfortunately, there are people among us who never quite grasped the written language. There are parents who can’t decipher letters from the teacher, and grandparents who can’t read to their grandchildren. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It was recently Family Literacy Week, and it celebrated all things written, and spoken, with the ones you love. So, grab a book and read it to your children. Offer a journal and a pen to your teen. Help a young adult revise a cover letter, or encourage a parent to hit the books. Because it’s never too late to learn. – Black Press
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Editor: GlEnn MitchEll
Bucking the trend
am responding on behalf of a number of residents in Coldstream who are upset with the management of wildlife in this area. They being the residents who chose to live here, neighbouring a beautiful park with its wildlife and natural habitat. They are upset by the response of conservation officers who chose to remove an animal that wandered beyond its natural boundary, by shooting and killing it. I would assume that in the interests of conservation, such a response would be the last preferred course of action. However, past cases recently in our area have included a shot bear, cougar and even a deer because of its antlers. This is an upsetting trend that only contributes towards instilling fear based on the possibility of human victims. These animals have been killed without being given any benefit of the doubt, and reported as justifiably shot.
BRAVO Bravo Kayla Wirth. Thank you. You have written a masterpiece of what I have been preaching for some 50 years. The suffragettes would be so proud of you, as am I (The Morning Star Jan. 8). Since 1921, the first federal election where Canadian women won the right to vote was a momentous victory. However, it seems that for two steps forward, we must go one step back. It wasn’t until 1940 that women of colour, Asians and East Indian women were allowed that right. It took aboriginal women covered by the Indian Act another 20 years (1960) to receive it. Finally in 1960, all Canadian women had the right to vote in a federal election. One battle was won, but not the war. After 92 years, we are still fighting for our rights. Many men today realize our worth and appreciate our contri-
Also upsetting is that the alternative solution of rescuing the animal by tranquilizing and moving it back into a familiar environment was not considered. This would allow nature to take its course through the process of natural selection
(survival of the fittest). After all, the animal was only following its instinct. I even know of a dozen or so people right now who would have chipped in for the gas to get any three of those animals safely out of our and their own harm's way.
bution in the workplace, but they need a stronger voice. Politicians have passed laws against discrimination which are not always adhered to until taken to court. We now have four women premiers. Kudos to them. Perhaps they will make a difference. Many young women today will not realize there is inequality in the workplace until they recognize the glass ceiling. Young women like yourself must band together, raise the bar and claim the right that we have truly earned. There is still a long way to go. Keep that fire in your heart, that smile on your face and roar away. You already are a winner. Maureen McClocklin
school zone sign. It has now been removed and changed to, "Please Watch for Children." With that said, the speed through there is 50 kilometres and yes, watch for children, animals, adults and cyclists too. Not only there but always everywhere. The second change is along Tronson Road, between Okanagan Landing and Lakeshore roads. The speed has been changed to 50 kilometres. Why, heaven only knows. People are still speeding excessively down there. Nobody does 50 kilometres and I feel it should be put back to 60 kilometres. That's just my opinion because I live down that road. Patti Mondor
SPEED CHANGES Just in case you have not noticed, I'd like to mention a recent change to the speed sign on Okanagan Landing Road by Ellison Elementary School. There used to be a 30-kilometre
NO TO AMALGAMATION The Coldstream Ratepayers Association hosted a public forum Jan. 9 on the topic of the proposed study of possible amalgamation of Coldstream into Greater Vernon. There was overwhelming oppo-
Let's hope the next time, we can rely on like-minded conservationists for support in preserving the natural environment that we live in by rescuing the wildlife that has wandered into out of bounds territory. There should be no doubt what actions are required in an event for safety reasons. However, not exact is the science in the matter of doing a duty just to rid the public of a nuisance by death. While some officers can be admired for their sagacity in conservation, others should never have been appointed to the position in the first place. Inevitably, in an area like Coldstream, shared by people and wildlife, there will be another rock and a hard place scenario in the future. Hopefully this trend towards a fatal outcome for deer, bear or cougar is avoided, thus giving both sides of the issue something to cheer about. A. Black
sition to the idea from the 60 or so members of the public who attended. Our intention was to explore all sides of the issue but, amazingly, not one voice was raised in favour of the study or of amalgamation. This is surprising since members of the board of the Greater Vernon Governance Society (GVGS), who are spearheading this campaign, knew about our public forum at least three weeks before the event and thus had ample opportunity to prepare for it. I had even informed one board director, who lives in Coldstream, that he was welcome to attend, along with the others, to ask questions and provide information which he thought our members needed to know. I am left to surmise that the arguments in favour of an amalgamation study will not stand up to informed public scrutiny and that the GVGS did not want to be exposed in a public debate. Steve Heeren,
acting president Coldstream Ratepayers Association
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Ginger and Rose add a little sugar and spice Vernon musicians Jayme McKillop and Lowell Friesen combine talents to release debut album Kristin Froneman Morning Star Staff
They compare their pairing to that of a fine red wine and a plate of sharp cheese, or the perfect cup of coffee with just the right amount of cream, Known for her marketing work with fruit and nut importers Rancho Vignola and her radio food show on Kiss FM, Jayme McKillop has teamed up with Lowell Friesen, spawn of Friesen’s Countrytyme Gardens, to cook up something outside the kitchen, which they call a unique and soulful musical banquet. Both singer-songwriters, and food lovNatalia vigNola photos ers, the Vernon-based duo, which calls itself Jayme mcKillop, left, and Lowell Friesen team up as Ginger and rose to release their debut CD, Full Moon Sessions, at the elks Hall in Vernon saturday. Ginger and Rose, have just released a debut album entitled Full Moon Sessions that show- and alternative rock. Half of the songs were mon thread in their taste in music and desire two trekked to the ArtsWells Festival in cases their diverse styles. written by McKillop, who added her per- to perform. They solidified as Ginger and Wells, B.C., where their passion for each Recorded in Kelowna at Music City Studios sonal and political ingredients, writing edgy Rose in the spring of 2013 after many years other’s music and the desire to play together by Mike Pederson and mixed and mastered heartfelt lyrics hinting at inspiration from of divergent artistic pathways. as much as possible was stoked. by Corwin Fox (Morlove) at Pleasantville on Joni Mitchell and Ani DiFranco. The other The two met again on a back porch with Saturday’s CD release at the Elks Hall will Vancouver Island, Full Moon Sessions will offi- half was penned by Friesen, whose quieter guitars in hand and dove into sharing each see the duo joined by some of the area’s fincially be released Saturday at the Vernon Elks country sensibility adds a folky, gospel and other’s work, adding harmonies and layered est musicians who loaned their sound to the Hall, with a show featuring Ginger and Rose sometimes punk feel to the songs. guitar parts to each other’s songs. recording. They include Rod MacDonald and some special musical guests. Together they blend the lovelorn with the “Our musical compatibility stems from on bass, Bruce Collis on percussion, Erin “Full Moon Sessions is at once a cul- hopeful, simmering the joy and the tragedy many years of jamming and best friend Smith on accordion, and Anjuli Otter on mination of the many years spent playing of life while celebrating the multiplicities of musical camaraderie,” said Friesen. violin. The duo will also share the stage with together and a starting point for new musi- experience in song. “We find strength and inspiration in each Lancen Harms and Peter McKillop, who will cal adventures,” said McKillop. The two singer-songwriters met in the other’s writing and musicianship,” added open the night. “The six-song EP covers a surprising summer of 2002 and shortly thereafter McKillop. Saturday’s show is 19-plus and doors amount of ground for its relatively short began making music together. After playing a handful of shows over open at 6:30 p.m. with music starting at 7 duration,” added Friesen. Performing together in the early years the summer and sharing the stage with p.m. Tickets are $10, available in advance The album hits on the pair’s folk and of the Komasket Music Festival as Curbside some of their favourite artists such as Shane at the Bean Scene in Vernon and Friesen’s country roots and touches on bits of funk Music Co., the duo says they found a com- Philips, Christa Couture and Jess Hill, the Countrytyme Gardens in Coldstream.
Vernon artists design winning award for Okanagan arts celebration Morning Star Staff
Two Vernon area artists have designed and made the new sculpture that will be presented to the recipients of Okanagan Arts Awards in March. The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan (ARTSCO) revealed the new design Jan. 18, featuring a three-dimensional stainless steel sculpture titled Okanelemental, created by Julie Oakes (owner of Headbones Gallery in Vernon) with the help of Commonage black-
smith metal artist Doug Alcock. Oakes’ design was chosen from among three finalists. “All the awards submitted were of very high calibre,” said Elke Lange, ARTSCO executive director. “The jurors considered originality, effectiveness, craftsmanship and artist statement in determining the final award. Congratulations to all the artists who submitted. The entries were fabulous.” The Okanagan Arts Awards celebrate the arts, artists and support-
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ers in 14 categories. Created by ARTSCO to recognize individuals and groups for their outstanding achievement in the arts, the awards underline the importance of the arts to the people and communities in the Okanagan-Thompson regions. There is still time to nominate individuals and organizations in the various categories for the awards. Deadline is Friday and nomination packages are available at www.okanaganartsawards.com or by contact-
ing ARTSCO at 250-861-4123. The Okanagan Arts Awards celebration takes place March 22 at the Mary Irwin Theatre in Kelowna’s Rotary Centre for the Arts. The evening features a showcase of artists and performers from throughout the region, along with the official awards presentations. Tickets for the celebration concert are available starting Feb. 10 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office, order at (250) 717-5304 or okanelemental sculpture designed by www.selectyourtickets.com. Vernon’s Julie oakes and Doug alcock.
Irish Pub Night
Sweetheart’s Chocolate Dreams
Thursday, February 6 Doors open 6:30pm, show 7pm-10pm Performing Arts Centre Tickets $20
Saturday, February 8 Doors open at 8pm, Show 8:30pm-12am Vernon Rec Centre Auditorium Tickets $20 - Must be 19+ to attend
Friday, February 14 7:00pm - 9:30pm Meet at Guest Services Desk at Silver Star Variety of packages available
This is the conclusion to the Queen Silver Star Program. The top ﬁve ﬁnalists from That’s Entertainment will perform and scholarship winners announced. The highlight of the evening will be the proclamation and coronation of the new Vernon Ambassadors.
Join Vernon’s own “Cod Gone Wild” for this favourite annual carnival event. Dress in green and participate in the Newfoundland “ugly stick” competition. The Cods will be sharing new material from their upcoming album release in March.
A night of adventure, romance & fun – snowshoe by starlight or snowﬂakes through Silver Star’s magical wilderness to the Wild Horseman’s Cabin for a romantic and decadent chocolate fondue. Return by horse drawn sleigh.
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The Vernon Film Society’s next film will be Philomena, showing at the Towne Cinema Monday. The film is nominated for four Oscars, including best picture as well as best actress for Judi Dench, adapted screenplay, and original score. Director Steven Frears (The Queen) teams with Dench (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Steve Coogan (The Trip) for this powerful true story of an unmarried Irish Catholic woman who, decades after being forced to give up her newborn son, embarks on a search to find him with the help of a BBC reporter. In 1950s Ireland, Catholic authorities shamed thousands of “fallen” women, including Philomena Lee, into giving up their children for adoption. After searching for 50 years, Philomena asks recently unemployed journalist Martin Sixsmith (Coogan) to help her. Determined to be positive, Philomena shares stories from her past, savouring every moment on the trip to meet her child Dench gives a tour-de-force performance as Philomena, perfectly complemented by Coogan. The stars share a natural chemistry, and their
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Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star as real-life Philomena Lee and journalist Martin Sixsmith. wry humour lightens the more sombre moments. While revealing some of the church’s darker moments, Philomena also reminds us that one of its greatest virtues is forgiveness. “Philomena is funny, moving, beautifully performed and directed with restraint and a wonderfully delicate touch,” said Mark Adams, with Screen International. Philomena screens Monday, Feb. 3 at the Towne Cinema at regular times of 5:15 and 7:45 p.m. Tickets are available one week ahead at the Towne and the Bean Scene for $7.
Youth called to partake in mosaic project Morning Star Staff
The Vernon Public Art Gallery, in partnership with the Okanagan Respect Network and Social Planning Council for the North Okanagan, is offering an opportunity for aspiring young artists to take part in a community art project. Led by Vernon artist, designer, and gallery owner Carolina Sanchez de Bustamante, participants can attend the session this Saturday to learn how to express individual interpretations of respect in a visual art form. Participants will create their own ceramic tile as a component to
a larger mosaic piece, which will later be located at Patchwork Farms, the new community garden located at the Vernon campus of Okanagan College. The intension of the project is to involve young people in a public art project that expresses their interpretation of respect lives here, said VPAG executive director Dauna Kennedy Grant. “We are pleased to have partnered with several outstanding organizations in our community to bring young artists together to create a personalized art project for the public to enjoy. We hope to make this an
annual event and produce public artworks to be on display throughout Greater Vernon,” said Kennedy Grant. There is no fee to participate. Suggested age for participants is 12 to 18 years and a maximum of 10 participants van take part in the project. The final installment will take place in early spring. For more information and to register, contact the gallery at 250-545-3173.
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Enjoy the Vernon Winter Carnival Parade and then fly, run at lightning speed or just drop in at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives Feb. 8 between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to take part in the Superhero Training Camp. Children can participate in a variety of activities, and those that complete all stations will have their name entered into a draw for a superhero prize pack. And when they’re finished, they can regain their strength with a cup of hot chocolate and snacks. “This will be a great event for all family members to connect and share their interest and passion for past and present Superheroes,” said Jennifer Ng, museum education coordinator and coordinator of this event. Participants will also be the first to see the museum’s vintage superhero comic book display. Don’t miss out, as this display only runs Feb. 8 to March 1, during regular museum hours of Tuesday to Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pre-registration for Superhero Training Camp is encouraged, with admission by donation. Please call 250-5423142 to reserve your spot.
Jace Marsh (aka Ironman) is eager to practise his Superhero skills at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives Superhero Training Camp, Feb. 8, following the Vernon Winter Carnival Parade. The Greater Vernon Museum & Archives is at 3009-
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A new vision for midwifery and maternity care in B.C. VANCOUVER — Expanding the availability of midwifery in British Columbia by ensuring registered midwifes attend 35 per cent of the births in the province by 2020 would increase access to maternity care in rural communities, improve health outcomes and reduce health care costs, according to a report just released by the Midwives Association of British Columbia (MABC). “There is an urgent need to increase midwifery services and ensure they are fully integrated into the health care system to make it easier for women and families to access quality maternity care in their home communities across British Columbia,” said Ganga Jolicoeur, executive director of MABC. “‘Our New Vision for Midwifery and Maternity Care’ is intended to bridge the growing gap in maternity care, especially in rural, northern and First Nations communities.” By increasing the number of midwifeassisted births in B.C. to 35 per cent by 2020 and fully integrating midwifery services into B.C.’s health care system, the MABC’s vision offers: n Increased access to quality maternity care, especially in rural, northern and First Nations communities n Improvements in health outcomes for women and newborns n More options for women to choose
their maternity care provider n Reduced pressure on family physicians working in underserved communities n Reduced Caesarean rates and obstetrical interventions n A realistic and achievable solution to close the growing maternity care gap n Net cost savings of approximately $60 million that can go towards other health care priorities “Increased access to quality maternity care will lead to healthier babies, healthier moms and healthier families,” said Kelly Hayes, registered midwife and vice president of the MABC. “We believe British Columbians will support our vision because of the real health benefits and cost savings, estimated at $60 million by 2020 and $20 million annually after that. These savings could be used for other priorities in the health care system.” The MABC’s vision contains a series of recommendations that involve B.C.’s registered midwives working with the provincial government, regional health authorities, hospitals, other maternity care providers and the First Nations Health Authority. These recommendations include increasing the number of midwives by 16 per year above the status quo and funding a credentialing program that enables internationallytrained midwives to practise in B.C. The
recommendations are consistent with the provincial government’s approach, which, due to growing demand, is doubling the number of UBC trained graduating midwives from 10 to 20 by 2017. “The MABC’s vision document is timely and needed, particularly when factoring in that the average age of an obstetrician is almost 58, fewer and fewer family physicians are incorporating maternity care into their practices, and we’re not training enough midwives,” said Dr. Michael Klein, Professor Emeritus of Family Practice and Pediatrics, UBC. The recommendations would require an investment beginning in 2014/15 of about $3 million annually or $225 per birth per year, based on the projected annual number of births per year. The new vision is founded on the idea that inter-professional collaboration among maternity care providers will deliver the best outcomes for women, babies and families. Registered Midwives are funded as part of the health care system in B.C. and are experts in low-risk birth. With extensive training that focuses on pregnancy, birth and the postpartum for both mom and baby, midwives are a safe and recognized choice for maternity care in B.C., across Canada and around the world.
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Gluten-free but sweet
hat's the the biggest health craze of our time, even though some doctors fear it’s creating real problems? Why, it's the gluten-free diet. And ever since cardiologist Dr. William Davis published his best selling book in 2011, Wheat Belly, an entire industry of gluten-free products has exploded onto the scene. Although I was unable to attend, Dr. Davis was in Vernon this past week, speaking on his experiences and research. I've read Cathi Litzenberger his book and understand and agree with much of his research. Anyone with celiac and other diseases or sensitivities of the intestinal tract already knows how important it is to avoid gluten. However it is not these people who are driving this new industry; it is people who are trying to avoid genetically altered food, and wheat is by far one of the most altered. It is important to realize, though, that most gluten-free processed foods that are substituted for wheat varieties, are high in simple carbohydrates with little food value and this is a real concern to many health professionals. Having said that, today I want to offer a couple of lovely dessert recipes today for everyone who has to avoid gluten, because heaven knows they never get their share of desserts. Grain-free Raspberry Sour Cream Crumble Cake Crust and crumbles: ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon raw coconut oil 6 large medjool dates (I used what I had) 1 cup toasted almond slices 1 cup coconut flour ¼ teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Filling / topping: 1 egg ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup maple syrup OR honey OR agave 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¾ bag of frozen raspberries (1 bag = 12oz / 340g) Defrost raspberries. Preheat oven to 325 F and grease the bottom of an 8½" springform or line with parchment paper. In small saucepan, slowly melt coconut oil on low heat. Chop dates into small pieces and process in blender or food processor. Add almond slices and process again. Add coconut flour, coconut oil, sea salt and vanilla extract and process until you have
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Give back to our community and add excellence to your communication skills, relationships and career, by volunteering with the People In Need Crisis Line. The Crisis Line is now accepting applications and booking interviews for upcoming training in February, taking place Feb. 15, 16, 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Training includes 20 hours of classroom training and an additional 12 to 16 hours of one-to-one observational training with staff. You will learn about topics such as: isolation, mental illness, suicide and others. You will gain practical experience in crisis assessment, active listening techniques, and empowering others to help themselves. This volunteer experience is invaluable for everyone who takes part whether you are a student, work in the helping field or an individual who finds it rewarding to help people in need of emotional support. Apply online at www.peopleinneed.ca. To book an interview or for more information, call 250-5458074 or e-mail email@example.com
a sticky-wet, crumbly consistency. If you pinch it, it should hold together. Set ¼ of the crust aside and press remainder into bottom of springform and up to about 1 inch on the side. For filling, beat egg; add sour cream, maple syrup, coconut flour and vanilla extract; mix well. It should be a thick, creamy consistency – if too runny, add another tablespoon of coconut flour. Pour filling over crust and spread out evenly. Cover with raspberries and add crumbles on top. Bake 40 - 45 mins. Make sure centre is cooked through. Allow to cool down before serving. Enjoy! Flourless Chocolate Cake 16 oz. solid dark chocolate (use your favourite GF dark chocolate bars) 1 cup organic light brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup organic white cane sugar 3/4 cup very hot strong coffee (or use espresso powder in very hot water) 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into pieces 2 tbsp. unsweetened organic cocoa powder 8 large organic free-range eggs, room temperature 1 tbsp. vanilla extract — yes, a tablespoon! Preheat the oven to 350 F. Prepare a 10-cup springform pan by lining the bottom with a circle of buttered parchment. Wrap the outside of the whole pan (underneath, to catch any leaks) with a big piece of foil. Break up the dark chocolate into pieces and pour the chocolate into the bowl of the food processor. Pulse until the chocolate breaks up into small bits. Add the sugar. Pulse until the chocolate and sugar turns into an even, sandy grain. Pour the hot water or coffee slowly into the feed tube as you pulse again. Pulse until the chocolate is melted. Magic! Add butter pieces and cocoa powder, and pulse to combine. Add eggs and vanilla, and process till smooth. The batter will be liquid and creamy. Pour batter into the lined springform pan. Bake at 350 F in the centre of the oven, till puffed and cracked and lovely, about 55 to 65 minutes. (Note: it took an hour and 15 minutes when I baked this at high altitude.) Use wooden toothpick to check centre of cake; pick should emerge clean, with maybe a crumb. Place cake pan on wire rack to cool. It will deflate. Don't worry! When cooled a bit, press on it gently with spatula to make it even, if you wish. Or not. When cake is completely cooled, cover and chill for at least three hours (best up to eight hours) until serving. Overnight is even better. Serve thin slices with drizzled chocolate sauce or a sprinkle of sifted powdered sugar. Garnish with fresh berries or mint leaves.
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iS Your bLaDDer turninG Your Life upSiDe DoWn? Jan. 30 from 1:15 to 3 p.m. at Whitevalley Community Hall (presentation to learn about treatments, products and medicines). Live moDeL DraWinG SeSSion The Vernon Public Art Gallery offers live model drawing sessions for artists Jan. 30, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. No experience required, just bring drawing materials of choice, easels provided. Set to music in a private space, artists are welcome to draw without inhibition. Models are experienced, male and female, nude or draped. Participants must be over 19. Sessions limited to 12 participants. Preregistration required; $10 members, $20 nonmembers. Call 250-545-3173 or email info@ vernonpublicartgallery.com the vernon baDminton cLub We play from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Coldstream elementary school gym, until midApril. New members and drop-ins welcome. Call Kal at 250-260-1692 or e-mail email@example.com. haLina SeniorS’ centre tabLe tenniS Come out and try a fun game of table tennis at the centre, 3310-37 Ave. (back of Rec Centre) Thursdays from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Everyone 50+ welcome. For info., call: 250-542-2877. topS (taKe off pounDS SenSibLY) chapter #4844 Meets Thursdays from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. at the Alpine Centre, #29. It’s $32 to join, and then $5 a month. For info., call M. Schmolke at 250-545-8124. roYaL canaDian LeGion branch 167 LumbY Fun darts Thursdays at 7:15 p.m. Bingo every Thursday at 6:45 p.m. neW hope for WiDoW/erS hoStS WeeKLY coffee Drop-in Every Thursday 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at our office in the People Place, #003, 3402-27th Ave., People Place. This is a time for widows and widowers to share their journey through grief in a safe environment. vernon caLorie counterS We meet every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in the CMHA Clubhouse, Albert Place, 3610-25th Ave. Weigh-in followed by a short meeting and sharing of health information, support for any dietary problems. For info. call Aggie at 250-549-4353 or Marj, 250-545-0250. common threaDS Ministering to the needs of our community. Free, good quality used clothing and footwear. Every Thursday 9:30 a.m. - noon and Mondays from 3 to 5
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weaty palms, racing heart and a jumble of incoherent words. Is this the way you feel when striking up a conversation with a stranger, or standing before an audience to deliver a speech, a presentation or even a job interview. How would life change if instead you felt confident and in control? Toastmasters International has offered personal development in a supportive, fun learning environment since 1924 with more than 14,000 clubs worldwide and an international membership of 300,000. Discover what happens in a meeting by attending, as our guest, any of the following open houses: Hi Noon Toastmasters at Bean to Brew Coffee House, Wednesday at noon; Kalamalka Toastmasters at the Holiday Inn Express, Vernon, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Vernon Toastmasters at Holiday Inn Express, Thursday at 7:30 p.m. p.m. at Vernon Alliance Church. Call 545-7105. haLina SeniorS centre DanceS Every Thursday from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Halina Room. Doors open 1 p.m. Dancing to old-time country music. Everyone 50+ welcome. Cost: $3 members, $4 non-members and if you’re just coming to sit and listen the cost is $1. We are at 3310-37th Ave., behind the Rec Centre. Info., 250-542-2877. cancer reLaxation Support Group For people living with cancer and their support persons. Meets Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., People Place, 3402-27th Ave. Info., Colleen at 250-542-6373. time out Group: haLina SeniorS’ centre If you enjoy counted thread needlework, cross stitch and hardanger come and join us for an afternoon of stitching and socializing. We are a small group that enjoy stitching, teaching, learning and solving the problems of the world. Every Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the centre, 3310-37th Ave. Call 250-542-2877 for info. or just drop by. vernon StroKe recoverY branch Meets Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 5101-25th Ave. Support to stroke survivors, their families and caregivers; socialization, recreational, educational activities to enhance, develop and maintain motor and cognitive skills. Call Mary-Joan Giffin at 250-260-8029. aa meetinGS on thurSDaYS Meeting, Monday to Sunday, 7 a.m., 3204 Alexis Park Dr.; open meeting and handicap accessible.. Monday to Friday, noon, open, VTC, 2810-48th Ave. (H) Meeting, open, 10 a.m., Schubert Centre, 3505-30th Ave. Closed meeting 8 p.m., Mug and Muffin, 2801B-34th St. Meeting (X) open, 8 p.m., VTC, 2810-48th Ave. Open meeting, 3204 Alexis Park Dr. Vernon (H), 5 p.m. daily. (H) handicap access. (X) no access. Info., 250-545-4933. the compaSSionate frienDS TCF is an international, non-profit, non-denominational, self-help organization for parents who have experienced the death of a child at any age, from any cause. Meetings are held at 7 p.m., on the last Thursday of the month at the People Place, 3402-27th Ave., Vernon. For further information please contact Darlene or Allen in Vernon at 250558-5026 or Kelli in Falkland at 250-379-2465 or her cell at 250-308-8489. free LeGaL Drop-in cLinic Every Thursday from 7 - 9 p.m., room 303, the People Place, 3402-27th Ave. Open to all, regardless of financial circumstances, volunteer lawyers provide up to 15 minutes of basic advice on legal issues. For more info. or to make an appointment, call Colleen Hoople, Specialized Victim Assistance, at 5423322 or Wynn Hartfelder, Outreach, at 542-1185.
buDDhiSt meDitation cLaSS with nun Kelsang Chenma, Jan. 31, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at W.L. Seaton Centre, 1340 Polson Dr. Class topic will be “Freeing Our Mind, Freeing Ourself.” Drop-in class consists of guided meditations and a teaching. Suggested donation $10, special rates for students and seniors. For info., www.dorjechang. ca or 250-558-0952. No fragrance please.
GrannieS a GoGo traveLoGue “India: Brimming with Life” will be presented by Mary Stebbins for Grannies à Gogo: the Vernon South Africa Connection Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. at The People Place, 3402-27th Ave, Vernon. Admission is $5 at the door. Join us for a sensory trek from southern jungle waterways, to the deserts of Rajasthan, to the Himalayan foothills of the north. See www.granniesagogo.com for more information. open auDitionS Staged-reading of the new play We’re Already Home Feb. 1 at 2:30 p.m. Schubert Centre, banquet room. We are looking for actors/strong readers able to capture the emotional voice of their character. This heart-felt comedy is the story of two neighbouring Vernon families – one Muslim, one Christian – and an Okanagan spirit character, who fumble their way in and out of multi-cultural and religious misunderstandings only to find that they are more alike than they had first imagined. Characters needed: 3 males, 4 females: Ali (M, 30s-40s); Aisha (F, 30s 40s); Sila (F, 16-19); Roy (M, 40s-50s); Ruth (F, 40s-50s); Jacob (M, 16-19); Violet (F, 30s70s); Narrator (M/F). For further information/ character sketch and/or audition excerpt, contact Terry at firstname.lastname@example.org WonDercafé.Live! in Lumby presents Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011), starring Sandra Bullock and Tom Hanks. Askdar Schell is a nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile and pacifist. The loss of his father in the 2001 World Trade Center terrorist attack turns his life around. This is a film about trauma, loss, mourning, family, and the struggle between self-destruction and self-preservation, not just for one boy, but three generations in his family. Please join us at the United Church Hall from 7 to 9 p.m., Feb. 1 for this film and a talk. Admission by donation. Light refreshments provided. chronic pain SeLf-manaGement proGram presented in partnership with University of Victoria’s Centre on Aging. Free six-session workshops for adults with chronic pain. To register, call 1-866-902-3767 or e-mail selfmgmt@ uvic.ca. Runs Wednesdays Feb. 19 to March 26 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at People Place. vernon pubLic art GaLLerY Feb. 1, 1 to 2:30 p.m., the gallery, in partnership with the Okanagan Respect Network and Social Planning Council for the North Okanagan, offers an opportunity for aspiring young artists to take part in a community art project led by Vernon artist Carolina Sanchez de Bustamante. Participants will attend two Saturday sessions and learn how to express interpretations of respect in a visual art form. Participants will create their own ceramic tile as a component to a larger mosaic piece located at Patchwork Farms at Okanagan College, which expresses the theme Respect Lives Here. There is no fee to participate. Maximum 10 participants. Suggested ages 12 to 18 years. To register or for more information, contact the gallery, 250-545-3173, email@example.com.
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Gymnasts to compete Morning Star Staff
Some of Western Canada’s top rhythmic gymnasts are coming to town. On Saturday and Sunday, the Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics Association will host the Interior Championships/Queen of Hearts Invitational at the Vernon Recreation Complex. “This is an annual event showcasing the remarkable talent of more than 100 Western Canadian athletes,” said Lori Moger, with the association. “The Queen of Hearts draws nationally ranked gymnasts, including some home-grown, and B.C. athletes ages six to 26.” The competition runs Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and entry is by donation. “The not to be missed gala runs Sunday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., showcasing the stand-out talent from the weekend,” said Moger.
Truck recovered Morning Star Staff
Lake Country RCMP have recovered a pickup truck reported stolen in 2009. On Jan. 21 at 10:40 a.m., an officer conducted a routine traffic stop at Camp and Davidson roads and determined a a white Ford pickup truck had expired insurance. He also determined that the vehicle identification number did not match the registration papers produced by the male driver. Further investigation revealed that the truck had been reported stolen from Williams Lake in 2009. The 30-year-old Lake Country driver was taken into custody without incident. The 30-year-old man was driving without a valid driver’s licence and was subsequently issued multiple fines under the Motor Vehicle Act. The driver also faces a recommended criminal charge of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000. He is to appear in the Kelowna Law Courts March 31.
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News RDCO report issued Morning Star Staff
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Taylor Price (from right), Landon Orr and Jolene Enlow, of Enactus Okanagan College, present $1,000 from their Ultimate Dodgeball Challenge, along with their presenting sponsor Garth Cooke (left), of CrossFit North Okanagan, to Shayne Wright and Ann Holmes, of KidSport. The money will help get children unable to afford to play sports into the game.
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What’s the new law about Common Law Marriages in BC? Recent legislation in British Columbia has codified just what a common law marriage is and what the ramifications of living in common law are.
After two years of living together, or living together and having a child, you will be treated by the law almost the same as if you were actually married. In case of a break-up, the property-sharing regime is similar in common law as in a marital relationship.
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Wellness open house set Morning Star Staff
A Vernon wellness centre will mark its fifth year of operation with a free open house. Arise Wellness Centre celebrates its fifth anniversary Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. “Basically, we are all coming together, massage therapists, our acupuncturist, an aromatherapist, a reiki
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Vipers make point versus pesky Cents Morning Star Staff
Eleven games left. Little room for error. That’s the situation for the Vernon Vipers as they chase the Salmon Arm SilverBacks and Merritt Centennials for the fourth and final playoff spot in the B.C. Hockey League Interior Division. With the exception of a home-and-home with the Langley Rivermen, the Vipers face teams in their division down the stretch. Vernon tied the host Cents 4-4 in double overtime Saturday and are six points ahead of Merritt, who have two games in hand. The fourth-place SilverBacks, 5-4 winners over the Surrey Brendan Persley Eagles Saturday night, are three points behind Vernon with one game in hand. The Vipers are 3-5-1-1 in their last 10 games. “You can fall asleep one weekend and you can end in fifth place,” said Viper associate Todosychuk coach Kris Mallette. “I just finished watching video trying to figure out what’s wrong with our team right now. Panic isn’t there. We haven’t played great since Christmas and we can’t put our finger on it. “Every team obviously goes through it and our season has been a roller coaster. We know that we can do it. We’re a very veteran team; we’re not a bunch of rookies, and it (blame) has to be shared by everybody.” The Vipers have sorely missed all-star forward Mason Blacklock with knee problems. Blacklock, traded from the Surrey Eagles, played his heart out with the Vipers’ playoff
chances over and done last year, and got off to a Crosby-like start in September being getting hurt. He sets the intensity bar for the Snakes, and resumed skating at Monday’s practice. D-man Riley Guenther, with his fifth just 98 seconds in, TJ Dumonceau, with his fourth, Logan Mick, with his fifth and Dexter Dancs, with the equalizer, his 20th, handled the Vipers’ offence at the pinball machine known as Nicola Valley Arena. IAN WEBSTER/BLACK PRESS SPORTS “Merritt’s an interesting Vipers’ goalie Danny Todosychuk flashes leather with Cents’ Daniel Nauchbar and Vernon defenceman Josh arena to get into, to say the Bryan on the doorstep Saturday night at Nicola Valley Arena. The teams tied 4-4 in BCHL action. least,” said Mallette. “Everything ferent times,” said Cents’ head coach Luke with the Trail Smoke Eaters in town... West happens in a hurry and I think Pierce. “It was nice to score some goals Kelowna F Jason Cotton led the Warriors to we competed well and were resilient.” The usual suspects, including Colton finally, but to let the game slip away like an undefeated road trip and piled up seven Sparrow and Brendan Persley (two assists) that was tough to swallow. I think that we points to earn BCHL Player of the Week. and the entire Viper back end, killed off five outplayed them for the most part, and had The Plano, Texas native had the doublepowerplays, including a late high-sticking the better quality chances, but they jumped overtime winner as part of a two-point night in a 5-4 win over Victoria, he then major to forward Demico Hannoun (2A) on the errors that we made.” The Cents are 4-4-2 in their last 10 tilts had one goal in a victory in Alberni Valley before 800 fans. and in full playoff mode. and wrapped up with a four-point game Dumonceau, who along with Mick, has “I think everybody’s a bit stressed out and that included two assists in the final minbeen earning extra minutes with splendid feeling the pressure, ” added Pierce. “We have ute in a 7-7 draw in Chilliwack...Vernon play the last two weeks, tried to ignite the Vipers by landing several rights and lefts in to find ways to cope with it. With the situa- product Michael Roberts netted his eighth a scrap with Rhett Willcox midway through tion we’re in, we have to win games. There’s of the year for Salmon Arm...Viper grad the first period. The Centennials, however, no two ways about it. We have to play every Cole Ikkala, a senior with Union Dutchmen responded with Scott Patterson’s fourth goal game like it’s a championship game, and in New York, is among 18 nominees for everything is on the line for us. I thought the NCAA’s Hockey Humanitaran Award... of the year, 26 seconds later, tying it at 1-1. Jeff Wight (18th) and Payton Schaefer that our top guys were very good today. Vernon’s Curtis Lazar earned one assist Tuesday afternoon as the Edmonton Oil (6th) scored for Merritt in between a snipe That’s why we scored four goals.” The Cents held a 43-37 shot margin Kings brushed back the Brandon Wheat by Dumonceaux, in the first 10 minutes of the second period. Mick leveled things at 3-3 with Devin Kero for Merritt and Danny Kings 4-2 in Western League play before Todosychuk of Vernon going the distance 11,339 fans at Rexall Place. There were with nine minutes left in the session. 7,000 area school kids in attendance for the Daniel Nauchbar (sixth) gave Merritt the in net. SNAKE BITES: Viper leading scorer 5th Annual CN Hockey Hooky game...Brett lead midway through the third with Dancs Michael McNicholas missed Saturday’s game Pollack of Sherwood Park scored twice for answering two minutes later. “We did some really good things tonight, after being injured Friday night...The Vipers the Oil Kings, who improved to 35-13-0-1, but we let the game get away from us at dif- have four home games left, starting Friday tops in the Eastern Conference.
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Bombers gain tie Morning Star Staff
Riley Marchand’s second goal of the game, with her goalie on the bench for an extra attacker, lifted the Vernon Newalta U14B Bombers to a 9-9 tie with Salmon Arm in Thompson Okanagan Ringette League action Sunday at the Shaw Centre. Bryn Taylor-Hawes and Jillian Pipke gave the Bombers a 2-0 lead before the hosts roared back with four unanswered goals. Miranda Chapple cut the lead in half before Salmon Arm scored a pair to take a 6-3 lead at the break. Sophie Granley’s pair, and markers from TaylorHawes and Chapple, helped Vernon bounce back and earn a single point. “The Bombers showed great character to battle back in the second,” said the Bombers’ Blair Campbell, who also praised the outstanding play of U12 call-up netminder Kayla Summerfelt, and the great checking done by Makayla Vanderzwan. In Petite play Saturday, the Vernon DCT Chambers Roar stopped Westside 12-8. Roar offence was provided by Georgia Lannon (4+1), Julie Francis (2+2), Ashly Shwaluk (2+1), Emma Lochhead (two goals), Sierra Lochhead (1+1) and Makenzie Gilman (one goal). Amy Demetrick pitched in with an assist and Chayse Krause provided great hustle. Brooklyn Ashby played a great game in net. Nothing was decided in the all-Vernon U9 Bunnies division battle Saturday at the Priest Valley Arena, as the Purple Flames and Speedy Sweeties played to a 7-7 tie. Kennedy Jackson and Emily Gilman each had two goals for the Purple Flames. Kelowna U16A Force were a force on home ice
Saturday, as they downed the Vernon Rockstar U16A Adrenaline Rush 6-2 at the Capital News Centre. Kendra Ostafie scored both goals for the Rush, who tied the same Force 6-6 two weeks ago, and displayed great team play in the loss. Alex Drury, Shelby Connors, Hannah Popilchak, Maddie Powls, Taigan Radomske and Saige Woodliffe led the offensive charge while Ava Haldane, Maddy Percy, Caleb Pope and Saylor Martian took care of defensive duties. D-man Katelyn Paulin stepped in for regular goalie Garrett Adams, who missed the contest. In U12 action, the Vernon Advertising Works Victory lost 5-3 to Kelowna Kaos. Jaden Scott scored twice for Vernon while Kenzie Koshure had the other goal. Westside Junior A edged Vernon Buy-Low Foods Junior B Uprising 6-5 in a tough battle to the final buzzer Saturday. Anastasia Pelletier scored twice and added an assist on Marisa Johnson’s first goal of the season for the Uprising. Amy Parsons (assist to Spenser Christensen) and Bryn Taylor-Hawes (Parsons) also scored for the Uprising, who used Tween B players Giselle Tores, Carly Newman, Makayla Vanderzwan and Taylor-Hawes. Kelowna Spitfires rumbled into the Priest Valley Arena to slay the Vernon Ice Dragons 10-3 in Novice division play. Rhys Taylor-Hawes scored two goals and Brooklyn Lewis scored one, assisted by Sierra Fernley, for the Victory. Rookie netminder Sadie Christensen made spectacular saves and was helped by strong, backchecking defensive players Kierra Newman, Miah Cohen and Amelia Johnson.
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Vernon Belles Raid’s Dayce Knopf, left, gets tied up as she goes for the ring by Kelowna Hype’s Taylor Cristofoli during U19 girls ringette Sunday at Priest Valley Arena. Kelowna won 10-6.
Young guns push Knights past Posse Since losing veterans Tanner Cochrane, Mat Lambert and Anthony Ruggiero, Webb is now head coach of a team averaging 17.5 years. And the youth movement is working with the Knights winners in five of their last seven games. “We scored on our very first shift (Ryan Kelm’s first of three) and it could have been way worse,” said Webb. “We deserved to win Friday (2-1 loss to Kelowna Chiefs) but we weren’t bearing down on our chances.” Vernon Home Building Centre Midget Tier 1 callups Cole Woodliffe, Jeff Bochon and Layne Greene all received regular shifts in Family Owned & Operated Offers valid ‘til February 4, 2014 Princeton. Woodliffe, 16, fit in nicely on a line with three-year veteran Brett Hawrys and Lean Ground Sausages Chicken Black Forest 17-year-old rookie Dennon Leibel, scoring Made in-store Beef Cordon Ham twice. Ground fresh daily. Buy 1 pound, “Woody drove the net from the corner ¢ Bleu get 1 pound /100 gr and was just getting beat up in front, but lbs. for when you buy 400 grams for $ $ stuck in there, and from his back, used his or more backhand to move the puck and score,” We care said Webb. “It was a very smart play.” HOURS: Mon - Sat 9 am - 6:30 pm; Sun 11 am - 5 pm what you The Knights enjoyed period leads of 5-1 Wednesdays are for Seniors - 10% off on purchases of $20 or more! eat! and 7-2 and got 2+3 from Hawrys and a th 3405 - 30 Avenue, across from Bookland • 250-549-3100
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On paper, it appears Shawn Webb is running a hockey daycare. On the ice, his young North Okanagan Knights are acting like full grown adults since being given the run of the rink a month or so ago. The kiddie corps exploded Saturday night as the Knights ambushed the host Princeton Posse 10-3 in front of 175 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League fans.
deuce from Blake Culbert. D-man Ryley Booth added a single, while Logan Geefs and Bochon each netted two assists. “Hawrys is on fire right now,” said Webb, of the two-sport star (plays Junior A lacrosse for Nanaimo Timbermen). “He’s in a whole other zone and everybody is following. He’s going: ‘Let’s go boys.’” Hawrys, who turns 20 in July, leads North Okanagan with 13 goals and 36 points in 43 games. Kelm, a 17-year-old rookie from Victoria, is improving big time since coming off injured reserve, and has 10 goals in just 28 games. He completed his hatty into an empty net with six seconds left. Dalton Dubetz, with a deuce, and Brandon Workun replied for the Posse (13-24-05). Red-hot Zach Dyment, 17, made 24 saves as the Knights improved to 21-21-0-1. They are fourth in the Okanagan Division and 11th overall out of 20 teams. ICE CHIPS: Knights’ rookie Blaine Caton, 16, was up with the BCHL Vipers...The Knights are four points back of the Osoyoos Coyotes with eight games remaining...North Okanagan visits the second-place Summerland Steam Friday night and take on the Coyotes Saturday night at the Sun Bowl. The Steam are in Armstrong next Wednesday.
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HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS – Kal Lakers @ VSS Panthers, 8:15 p.m. MAJOR JUNIOR HOCKEY – Rockets vs Spokane Chiefs, 7:05 p.m., Prospera Place.
JUNIOR A HOCKEY – Vipers vs Trail Smoke Eaters, 7 p.m., Kal Tire Place. HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS – VSS senior boys tourney: Summerland Rockets vs Pen-High Lakers, 5 p.m.; VSS Panthers vs Okanagan Mission Huskies, 6:30 p.m. HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS – Charles Bloom Timberwolves senior boys tournament: T-Wolves vs Barriere Cougars, 1:45 p.m.; Chase Broncos vs Seaton Sonics, 3:30 p.m.; Revelstoke Rams vs Merritt Panthers, 5:15 p.m.; Heritage Christian Saints vs Ashcroft Golden Rams, 7 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS – VSS tourney: Pen-High vs Huskies, 10 a.m.; VSS vs Rockets, 11:30 a.m.; Lakers vs VSS, 1 p.m.; Huskies vs Rockets, 2:30 p.m.
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Logan Imrich of the Vernon Coca-Cola Vipers strips the puck from Haydn Sitler of the Nanaimo Clippers in front of the Vipers’ net in the Midget Tier 3 hockey tournament Saturday at the Civic Arena. Vernon won 8-1.
Coke boys claim crown Morning Star Staff
The Vernon Coca Cola Vipers shaded the North Delta Sun Devils 4-3 in Sunday’s final of their Vernon Winter Tier 2 Hockey Classic at Civic Arena. Down by two, the Vipers clawed back to equalize in the third on goals from Brendan Zupp and Carl Main. Goaltender Tristan Quiring made an uncharacteristic clear directly to a North Delta player who buried it for the go-ahead snipe. Main pulled the Vipers even with six minutes remaining. The clock wound down and with the crowd screaming “shoot”, Eamonn Miller ripped a shot from the goal line that found its way between the goalie’s pad and the post with 1.5 seconds remaining. Kaden Black produced three helpers. “That was a bizarre goal,” said Vernon head coach Larry Black. “He might have even been deeper than the goal line.” Quiring fed Black, who passed to Miller for a goal two minutes into overtime as the Vipers clipped the Winfield Bruins 5-4 in Sunday morning’s semifinals. It was a back and forth battle leaving Vernon down by one late in the third. With the goalie pulled, call-up Bryce Pyle levelled the score with 22 seconds to play, forcing OT. Black and Miller each scored twice with Logan Imrich drawing two assists. “We’ve instilled a culture in our team whereby everybody is playing for everybody else
and it seems to be working,” said coach Black. “The kids just kept working hard for one another all weekend and were rewarded.” Quiring was summoned by the KIJHL Sicamous Eagles Friday night and went the distance in a 6-5 overtime win over the Revelstoke Grizzlies. He started and played half the game in the Eagles’ 5-3 loss Saturday to the 100 Mile House Wranglers. The Coke boys, who were without regulars Jack Pawsey, Easton Jones and Hayden Chase, quickly recovered from Friday’s opening loss and grounded the Nanaimo Clippers 8-1 Saturday morning behind Miller’s hat trick. Josh DeCoffe, with a deuce, Logan Revell, Braden Gilowski and call-up Brian Ferguson each supplied singles in front of affiliate Jared Larsen. Main rung up three assists, while Pyle, Jarrett Campbell and Imrich each had two. Black bagged four goals as the Coke boys then ambushed Victoria 8-1. Zupp pocketed a pair, while Main and Imrich added singles in front of Louis Springer. Miller and Cameron Hitch each posted two helpers. The Sladen Moore Bantam A Female Lakers tied the Prince George Cougars 2-2 in their last regular-season game Saturday at Kal Tire Place. Andie Kaneda scored on a scramble 15 seconds in with Jenna Fletcher and Abbey Magnus picking up assists. The Cougars answered back and it
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Pee Wees get past Kamloops
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Maroons take title Morning Star Staff
The Fulton Maroons stopped the host VSS Panthers 51-35 Saturday in the finals of a Grade 8 boys basketball tournament. Defensive play and rebounding were the main factors for Fulton in the championship game. Isaac Olson, who pocketed 14 rebounds, and Cole Hunter earned Player of the Game t-shirts, while Caden Doyle, who flushed 16 points in the final, was named Maroons’ tourney MVP. Nathan Banga added 14 points as Fulton stopped the Panthers. Fulton, coached by Dale Olson, defeated Kalamalka Lakers 34-22 and grounded Westsyde Whundas of Kamloops 55-31 in earlier play. The Maroons VERNON 3 col xhave 55 a tournament in Penticton and then head into the
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North Zone playoffs. Meanwhile, the VSS senior Panthers warm up for their home tournament by hosting the Kalamalka Lakers tonight at 8:15. The Panthers open their tourney Friday (6:30 p.m.) versus the Okanagan Mission Huskies of Kelowna. The Pen-High Lakers face the Summerland Rockets at 5 p.m. Friday, while Pen-High and the Huskies jumpstart Saturday play at 10 a.m. VSS takes on Summerland at 11:30 a.m. and then tangles with Pen-High at 1 p.m. Okanagan Mission meets Summerland at 2:30. The Charles Bloom Timberwolves open their senior A boys invitational by facing the Barriere Cougars Friday at 1:45 p.m.
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The Vipers pressed with their new forecheck and stunned Kelowna with their tenacity, keeping the game scoreless at the ice clean. Kobe Grant fended off numerous shots. The Vipers kept their splendid play going Sunday and bounced the Kamloops Blazers 6-2 at Brocklehurst Arena. Trevor Kennedy, from Ben King, jumpstarted the Watkin Motors’ scoring, followed by King, Gavin Fleck and Lachlan O’Keefe each with solo goals. Rowan Miller slammed home a King feed and then King slid one in from Tanner Brown. The Nixon Wenger Vipers came second during round-robin play at the Castlegar Tier 3 Pee Wee Tournament, but bowed 6-1 to South Okanagan in Sunday’s semifinal. Tanner Wright put Vernon in front before South Okanagan tied it up. South Okanagan took advantage of some early Viper penalty trouble and notched two goals within a minute. Goaltender Tanner Witt kept it close with several great saves. The Vipers brushed back the West Kelowna Warriors 5-1 Saturday night in what was probably the best team effort of the year. Cole Johnson (2), Nick Teale, Evan Trottier and Wright handled the offence, while Ben Imrich chipped in with two assists. Jacob Green took the MVP. The Vipers fell 6-4 to South Okanagan Saturday morning, going down 4-0 at the ice clean. Johnson (2), speedy d-man Kael Black and Wright earned goals, while Evan Trottier collected the MVP. The AMS Solutions North Okanagan Knights smothered Winfield 7-0 and ambushed Revelstoke Grizzlies 10-2 to finish Tier 4 Pee Wee league action. Kord Haller pulled the hat trick against Winfield, Wesley Graves pocketing a pair and singles going to Griffin Evans and Brandon Matvenko. Thomas Burton recorded the shutout. Matvenko registered four snipes versus Revelstoke with Eli Dwyer, Bryan Brew and Michael Kormany each ringing up a deuce in front of Caedon Bellman.
Valley Wood falls 5-4 in K-Town final
The Valley Wood Vipers lost 5-4 to the Kamloops Blazers #2 in Sunday’s final of the K-Town Atom A tournament in Kelowna. Kamloops struck first in close after a couple of attempts. Jakob Jones then turned on the jets, passing the Kamloops defence and burying a rocket to tie things. Down a goal in the second, Connor Elliot went end-to-end and netted the equalizer before putting Vernon up one from the point. Kelowna went ahead by one before Steel Quiring converted, from Porter Trevelyan. on the powerplay, making it 4-4. Quiring took game MVP, while the Heart & Hustle award winner was Bennett Kuhnlien. The Vipers shut down the West Kelowna Warriors 5-0 Saturday morning, getting snipes
from Palfreyman (2), Jacob Boden (2) and Elliot. Gritty Issac Thomas earned the Heart & Hustle while net detective Cayden Hamming collected Later Saturday, goalie Owen Swiskoski was sensational in a 4-1 Valley Wood win over Kelowna #1. Zachary Funk opened the scoring from Thomas’ blast from the point. Thomas and game MVP Trevelyan added a goal each, on assists from Quiring. Trevelyan netted the fourth goal after a shot by Palfreyman. Elliot took the Heart & Hustle.
H&L Glass take Atom C crown
It was a golden weekend for the H&L Glass Vipers, as they claimed the Atom C crown at the K-Town Showdown with a gutsy 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Thunderbirds. The Vipers worked especially hard on coach Brent Bond’s birthday, outshooting Vancouver in each period. Maddex Minard’s feverish forechecking forced a Vancouver defender to play the puck into his own net, while the goalkeeper was distracted by Jordyn Morris’s net presence. With 20 seconds left in the period, however, Vancouver tied it. Eight minutes into the middle frame, Vernon’s snake-bit powerplay went back to work and finally clicked. Nick Noren slipped a check behind the net, and put the puck on a platter for Minard, who drilled in his second. Again, Vancouver wasted little time levelling the score. Two minutes later, Chris Bond won an offensive zone faceoff back to Morris, who teed up Liam Remple at the left point. Remple blasted his cannon on net, and the rebound found MVP Chris Bond, who buried the golden goal. Showing their championship heart, the Junior Vipers made the lead stand up through two penalty kills and some anxious moments in the third. In the latter stages, Teja Sheldrake came up with a pair of game-savers, flashing his trapper and left pad to silence the Thunderbirds. D-partners Quinn Soon and Brock Holliday played the shutdown role to perfection, allowing no goals in the final three games of the tourney. In the opener at Rutland Arena, Vernon took down the host Kelowna Rockets, 4-1. Trailing 1-0 late in the first, Vernon goalie Jaret Cooper bailed out his team with an unbelievable right pad save. Perfect the rest of the way, Cooper bought some time as the Vipers found their scoring touch. Eight minutes into the second, Cash Anderson finally put one in the bank, roofing a relay from Emma Elders and Noren. It was all Vernon in the third. Flying down the left wing, Elders fired the winner past the goalie’s ear. Game MVP Anderson then turned a 1-on-4 shorthanded play into a goal. Next, rushing defenceman Liam Remple split the dee and scored on a dizzying deke. Teja Sheldrake shut out Salmon Arm 3-0, twice stopping the Silverbacks in cold to keep it scoreless. Stalwart d-man Adam Bourgeois snuffed out scoring chances, blocking shots and passes with his active stick and body. Morris put Vernon on the board, punching home a Minard rebound.
Bantams collect Chase win Morning Star Staff
The Vernon Fix Auto Vipers slammed North Shore Winter Club 13-0 in Sunday’s finals of the Chase Bantam Rep Hockey Tournament at Art Holding Memorial Arena. Joe Eggert picked up a hat trick in the final, while Brayden Jones, Liam Hennig and Mason McLennan each added deuces and singles came from Mika Burns, Nick Cherkowski, Drayden Dougan and Damian Coljee-Fehr. Ethan Huizinga recorded the shutout. The Vipers upended Pitt Meadows 5-3 in the semifinal on goals by Sam Eggert, McLennan, Dex Elders, Joe Eggert and Coljee-Fehr. The Tier 2 Vipers ambushed the Tier 4 Chase
Broncos 10-2 in their opener behind two goals apiece from Hennig, Coljee-Fehr and Cody Webb . Singles were turned in by Dougan, McLennan, Aidan Rysen and Brennan Schwark. In Saturday morning action, the Fix Auto crew grounded North Shore 10-2 with Elders, Schwark, Cherkowski and McLennan each supplying two goals and Coljee-Fehr and Burns adding one each. Schwark scored twice as Vernon upended Pitt Meadows 8-0 Saturday afternoon. Lucas Halvorson, Caden Bracken, Elders, Hennig, McLennan, and Cherkowski counted singles. Huizinga earned the shutout. The Vipers are coached by Linc Dougan and Matt Rysen.
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Horoscope BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL
Take time out to relax and enjoy life. You need to come to terms with the changes that are happening around you. You should think about improving your technical abilities so that you can better adapt to the new high-tech world in which you live. The more you can acknowledge what’s happening now, the better off you’ll be in the future. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Avoid having secret affairs or getting sucked in to dealing with other people’s problems. You should work quietly tucked away somewhere -- preferably in the privacy of your home.
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PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Co-workers may be unusually challenging to deal with today. Don’t be naive. Someone you’d never suspect may be after your job or just trying to get you out of the way. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Travel or educational pursuits will foster romantic opportunities. You will be in the mood to get out and socialize with friends. Mental stimulation will be important to you at this time. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Minor health problems will arise if you haven’t taken the necessary precautions. Do not get involved in joint financial endeavors, and avoid lending money to friends or relatives. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Travel and romance will go together perfectly. You will enjoy unfamiliar destinations that will further amplify the sentimental mood that is overtaking you. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Take full advantage of any business opportunities that are available to you. You can make professional changes now if you so desire. Your winning attitude will vastly improve your chances for advancement. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Romantic opportunities will develop if you attend a social event. You stand to gain financially by participating in a group venture. Time spent in the company of children will be fulfilling. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) New love connections will develop through friends or relatives. Completing a
home decorating project that you’ve been dreaming about will yield wonderful results. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Special relationships will evolve through pleasure trips or participating in sports activities. You will feel passionate and be quite capable of using your charm to get whatever you may want. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Yo u r i n n ova t i v e moneymaking ideas may well pay off. You will approach your pursuits with creativity. Refrain from going overboard spending on your lover. Instead, wisely invest your money into your own business. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) You may be confounded by the state of your finances all of a sudden. Avoid spending money on any unnecessary items. Unanticipated bills may crop up and surprise you. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Self-deception may cause problems for you. Reflect carefully on a situation that you may be misjudging. Onesided romantic infatuations are evident.
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Bridge by Phillip Alder THAT WAS TOUGH; THIS IS “IMPOSSIBLE” Henri-Frederic Amiel, a 17th-century Swiss philosopher and poet, said, “Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.” Yesterday’s deal was difficult; today’s requires genius. But as you have been warned to look for something unusual, maybe you will see the winning play for South. He is in three no-trump after East has overcalled in hearts. West leads the heart jack and East encourages with his nine. What should declarer do? South’s negative double showed exactly four spades. His second-round jump to three no-trump was a tad
precipitate. He should have made a game-forcing twoheart cue-bid. Then, perhaps, North-South would have reached five clubs, which would have been bulletproof with this layout. (Even four spades can be made!) South starts with eight top tricks: four spades, one heart (given trick one), two diamonds and one club. Obviously, numerous more winners are available from the clubs. And if East has the courtesy to hold the king for his overcall, South might take all 13 tricks. However, note what happens if declarer makes the natural-looking play of winning the first trick, playing a spade to dummy’s king, and running the club 10 (or playing low to his jack). West produces the club king,
then leads his second heart. East takes four tricks in that suit for down one. To make his contract, South must duck (lose) the first trick! Yes, West may lead his second heart and East can win with his ace, but dummy’s 10 is still a stopper. And East has no entry card.
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GREEN, Ilene Hazel It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Ilene Green on January 25, 2014 in Vernon, BC. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.myalternatives.ca Arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES® Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866
KLASSEN, Stan Alfred 1948 ~ 2014 We regret to announce the sudden passing of Stan Alfred Klassen on January 8th, 2014 in Vernon, BC. Stan was ďorn in SwiŌ Current, SK where he spent his childhood. At the age of sixteen he moved to Houston, BC where he worked in sawmills and as a logger. In 1994 he moved to Vernon, BC working in manufacturing and returned to logging for some Ɵme and on to carpentry and painƟng unƟl he reƟred. Stan is survived ďy his son >uke (Tierra) of Arizona and grandchildren: Ashley, Drake and Collin; daughter Keira (Ronnie) Borger of California and grandchildren: Taylor and Gavin and his children’s mother Pam Klassen. Further cherishing his memory are his brothers: Ike (Inez) of Saskatoon, SK, William (BeƩy) of Surrey, BC, Dave (>orraine) of Windermere, BC, Rudy (Wendy Dawson) of Calgary, AB and sister-in-law Elsie Klassen of Vernon as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Stan was predeceased by his father John in 1971, mother Tina in 1997, brothers: Solomon (Sam) in 1991 and Harold in 199ϱ; sister Susie >ii in 2007, brother-in-law John >ii in 2009 and niece >enora in 1982. zou are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on-line obituary @ www.DyAlternaƟves.ca . CremaƟon arrangements entrusted to A>TEREATIVES FhEERA> Θ CREDATIKE SERVICES Π Vernon 2ϱ0-ϱϱ8-08ϲϲ Θ Armstrong 2ϱ0-ϱ4ϲ-72ϯ7
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F&B Manager (Match) Lake City Casinos is a subsidiary of Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd. and operates four casinos in the Thompson Okanagan. We are currently recruiting for a front-of-house manager for Vernon’s Newest and most Exciting eatery and pub called “Match”. We are looking for a leader with a minimum of 2 years recent experience managing front-of-house operations who can successfully manage a high caliber establishment that sets a new benchmark for Vernon. Reporting to the Casino’s General Manager, the Match Manager will be responsible for motivating and leading their team, delivering excellent customer service and improving the business in their area of responsibility. The ideal candidate will have: • Proven leadership and motivational ability. • Strong customer service, communication and conflict resolution skills. • Strong math and time management skills. • Experience in managing in a unionized setting. • Flexibility in life schedule to accommodate early or late hours and weekend work. Certification • Must be able to obtain/maintain GPEB security certification (regulatory requirement). Education • Preference will be given to candidates that hold a post-secondary certification in business or hospitality management or relevant diploma/experience. If you are the person who can lead this top restaurant and pub in Vernon then please apply online at www.gatewaycasinos.com. Click: Careers Career Opportunities (Food and Beverage Service Manager – Match).
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF S.D. NO. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Applications are invited for the Custodian Spare Board for casual custodial assignments throughout the District. Custodian positions are Union positions and the salary will be $19.64 per hour. Qualifications required include: Minimum grade 10 with a Custodial Worker Certificate from OUC with minimum of 94 hours of instruction, or equivalent from another recognized vocational institute. Must have proven experience in the application of modern custodial methods and procedures required for School District plants, 3 months relevant experience pertaining to products, equipment and procedures, physically able to perform all custodian duties including lifting heavy objects and shovelling snow, ability to perform cleaning and minor maintenance of school plants. The Custodial Worker Course is being offered at OUC starting February 1, 2014. Please contact OUC to register. Duties will include: Cleaning of floors and outside entrances, dusting, disposal of refuse, sanitizing washroom fixtures daily, building security, snow removal from sidewalks and entrances, other related duties as may be assigned or required.
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Fir firewood $85 pickup load, delivered 250-545-9708 leave message
By Owner 1 acre Okanagan Lake View Lot off Tronson Rd, serviced, secure w/private lake access. Offers. 250-275-1626
1LARGE 2bdrm apt. $750 /mo.+hydro, prefer NO PETS (will consider small pet) Avail Now. 250-869-9788. 2 bdrm 50+ building, n/s, n/p, cable & utilities included. $945/mo 250-503-7315 2 bdrm 50+ building, n/s, n/p, cable & utilities included. $945/mo 250-503-7315 Bachelor & 1Bdrm - Downtown near Schubert Centre, bright and clean, F/S, Heat & Hot Water incl. No pets, $500$600/mo Call 250-308-8500 Brand new studio suite. D/T Avail Feb 1st. $600 incl util & cable. N/S N/P 250-549-0644 FOR RENT - Pioneer Place in Enderby has a 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom unit available Feb. 1st. Person or couple must be 55 or older and capable of independent living. Fridge, stove and shared free laundry. Street Parking. Rent is 30% of proven monthly income. Prefer non-smoking tenants. Sorry no pets. Call Donna at 250-8389736 for application forms and to view. HILLSIDE TERRACE. 39th Ave, ADULT, clean & well maintained; 1 bdrm + den N/S, N/P 250-545-5773 Rickford Manor 1 & 2 bdrm suites available to mature renters. No dogs/ No smoking building close to downtown $680.00 and up. Ask about the move in incentives. 250-549- 5254 Willow Manor, 1 & 2 bdrm renoâ€™d suites. 50+ Walk to shops $625 & up. 250-938-5704
1bdrm Lavington area, gas heat, available immediately 250-309-5956
Furniture SLIDE INTO COMFORT w/ A BRAND NEW QUEEN MATTRESS $160. Still in plastic, mfg. warranty. 250.870.2562
Medical Supplies Furniture Emporium WANTED: Good used Medical equipment, walkers, power lift chairs, scooters and other items. Phone 250-545-0240 WALK-IN TUBS & SHOWERS Kelowna Showroom, 1048 Richter. Save $$. 1-866-4048827 www.aquassure.com
Misc. for Sale
BUY-SELL-CONSIGN Quality furniture, household appliances, antiques, collectables and vehicles for CONSIGNMENT. www.doddsauction.com.
CALL DODDS AUCTION 250-545-3259 2 year old 18 cubic ft., white westinghouse fridge,$200 firm, 250-547-9890. Firewood: Fir, Larch, Pine. Delivered $210./cord. Free battery disposal 778-932-2384 IPHONE CASE Brand new, never used Iphone 5 Lifeproof.Multiple colors. Asking $15.00. 250-549-1489 or text 250-306-8489 for details. Moving to Mexico Sale! Beautiful 4 Piece Espresso Bedroom Set $500.Glass Dining Room Table With 4 Chairs $275.Glass Coffee Table $75.Cream Coloured Convertible Crib/Toddler Bed with Mattress $300.Arm Chair $100.42â€? Hisense Flat Screen T.V. $250 Everything MUST GO! Call 250-550-4917. NEED BUILDING PLANS New or renovation. Call Okanagan Blue Print. 250-558-8791 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 STEEL BUILDING. â€œThe big year end clear out!â€? 20x22 $4,259. 25x24 $4,684. 30x34 $6,895. 35x36 $9,190. 40x48 $12,526. 47x70 $17,200. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca WANTED: Good used furniture, beds & appliances. Phone Furniture Emporium, 250-545-0240
Misc. Wanted Coin Op Washing/Dryer machines. Any condition. Can pick up. 250-549-0644 COLLECTOR looking to buy a coin collection. Also looking for coins, bars, medals, ingots from RC Mint, Franklin Mint, US Mint & others. Todd 250864-3521 I make house calls! Private Coin Collector Buying Collections, Estates, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins, Bills etc. Confidential 250-863-3082 PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670 Wanted 18-20ft late model travel trailer.Light weight in good condition 250-548-3484 Wanted: Kash for copper/ brass- radiators, wire, plumbing. Also clean up yards/metal haul away. 250-546-3556 Wanted: We Buy, Sell & Trade Canadian, US & World Coins, Gold & Silver Bullion, Placer & Scrap Gold. Simonâ€™s Coins, 2906- 32nd St. 250308-1522. We accept debit, visa,master card. Wanted: We Buy, Sell & Trade Worldwide Military Items such as Medals, Badges, Uniforms, Bayonets & Swords. Simonâ€™s coins, 290632nd St. 250-308-1522. We accept debit, visa,master card.
Sporting Goods 1 pair Yukon Charlieâ€™s Womenâ€™s Aluminum Snowshoes. Brand new $75. 250-545-3026
Mobile Homes & Parks 3 bdrm, mortgagable, new siding, paint & carpets, hardwood floors, appliances. Just reduced, age 55+ $25,900. #16-1600-43 Ave. Look at all offers. 250-558-1511. Mobile home in park near Lumby. Open space, laminate flooring, no carpets. Asking $35,000 firm 250-547-6155
Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent
Thor Chinchilla REALTORÂŽ PROPERTY MANAGER
250-309-1742 Bachelor suite, shared washrooms, some furnished with TV. $500 including utilities & cable TV. vernonhomes.ca/forrent
â€Ś available in quiet Senior-oriented building. Large deck, air conditioning, laundry facilities on each floor. Heat included. Close to bus stop, Schubert Centre and downtown. N/P, N/S. To view, call
250-545-0962 or 250-503-7977
VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 â€“ 35TH Street, Vernon LAKEVIEW PLACE 2 bdrm, 2 bath, FS, DW, balcony, valley view. Sorry, NS, NP. $750/mo. Available February 1. Private, on bus route.
Office Space For Rent 1500 - 1800 sq. ft. of PRIME OFFICE space in Downtown Vernon. On-site parking. Great location, newly renovated.
TWO MONTHS FREE RENT. Call to view
1 bedroom/2nd flr. $615.00. Suitable for 1 very quiet person, NO PETS, PARTIES OR DRUGS! ADULT Blding Only! References, non smoker. Call 250-558-5020.
Great location for lease. Retail/office, 1315sf, 3414 Coldstream Ave, 21 car parking, next to Teeter Totter Toy, Aval Mar 1, Call Rick250-770-0903
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Duplex / 4 Plex
Renovated condos with private courtyard â€” enjoy air conditioning and large deck, located in a convenient location right in the heart of Vernon. Affordable family living. In-house manager. Ask about rental incentives. 2 bdrm â€Ś $825 per month 3 bdrm â€Ś $925 per month To view, please call:
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Seniors 55+ 1 & 2 bedroom Apartments Walk to downtown Covered parking From $765 per month Call Troy at 250.546-3933 or cell 250.833-9158 1&2 bdrm,d/t, avail now,no pets, heat & hotwater incl. $600-$750. 250-260-8454 1bdrm apartâ€™s close to rec centre. N/P, N/S. $700 + utils. (250)307-4948 1bdrm apt. Clean & bright, in quiet well managed adult building, bus route, heat, h/w, cable, locker/prkg. n/s n/p Starting $650. 250-550-4069
2bdrm, level entry, gas heat, country living, $800/mo including utilities, f/s, n/s, small pet ok, 250-546-9307 2 bdrm, util incl., large, near Fulton school, renovated, w/d hook-up, cat ok, no dogs, on bus route. $925. util incl. 250542-4310, 250-308-9738. 3bdrm 1 bath, lovely, no stairs, n/s, pet neg, $950. 250558-0969, 250-938-1957 Large 2-bdrm upper suite in fourplex, adult oriented, close to Kin Beach, n/s, n/p, util incl $825. (250)351-4181. Main floor, 2bdrm, renoâ€™d, w/laundry, close d/t, $950 incl., util., n/s,n/p. Adult oriented. 250-306-4088.
Homes for Rent
VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 â€“ 35TH Street, Vernon COLDSTREAM 3 bdrm, 2 1/2 bath family home. Close to lake access, main floor family room and den, FS, DW, W/D, quiet and private, great view of Kal Lake. Small pet okay. Sorry, NS. $1495/mo. Available February 1.
2bdrm + den on 1/3 acre, lrg master bed, well kept mobile, can be partially furnished. Ref a must, Myriad & OK Landing, Will consider small dog. Avl Feb 15, $1200. 250-558-7711
ROOM $450+ cable - Fridge, utils incl, shared kitchen, bath, laundry, bus rte, lower East Hill. Aval Feb 1 250-558-3579
3bdrm, F/S, DW, NS/NP, shared laundry, large deck & fruit trees, $1300.incl util. Rent negotiable. 250-938-4255.
8X8X20 New Containers Household/ Commercial rentals. $110/mo. Your place or mine. Warren 250-545-8118 Vernon. Rent, Sale or Lease.
3bdrm house + 3bdrm 4plex, full bsmt, large yard. Avail now 250-260-8454.
3bdrm in Falkland w/sun room, newly renoâ€™d, large fenced yard, large kitchen & lvng room, w/d, n/s, n/p $900/mo 250-306-2569 Armstrong, clean 1700sqft spacious home 4bdrms, 2.5bath, lrge kitchen, huge yard, deck, dbl garage, n/s, n/p $1250+util 250-833-6179 Near downtown Vernon, 4 bdrm with w/d, workshop & large fenced garden, fully carpeted bsmt. Ref req $1200+util 250-549-3324 (New) 3bdrm 2 full/bath, upper flr, Bella Vista, 1800sqft. family rm, a/c, 5appl, shared laundry, n/s, n/p, Avail. Feb 1, $1100 + half util. 250-542-9711 aft 4pm PREDATOR RIDGE overlooking Birdie Lake. 2 Bdrm & den, avail Feb 1st. Fully furnished. $1300/mo. All appls, o/d pool, double garage. N/P, N/S. Call: 1-(604)649-4966.
Rooms for Rent Furnished rooms for rent. $425-$450 incl util & cable. Call 250-550-4740.
1BDRM suite, avail immed, $650/mo incl. hydro, n/s, n/p, no parties. 250-307-5255, 250-549-6747 2bdrm, 1bath, Renoâ€™d Kitchen on Kal Lake Rd, close to beach, schools, small dogs ok, n/s, no/parties $900. util incl., 250-275-3188 2bdrm basement suite, 1 bath, nice clean,near Walmart, avail now. n/s,n/p 5312 21st street 250-503-6034 or 250542-9565 2brdm bsmnt suite, sep entry , $800/mo util incld, w/d, n/s, n/p Aval Mar 1. 250-308-0045 $750 2 bed, Lower East Hill 1250-762-5459 Executive furnished bachelor legal suite. City view, patio & yard. Everything incl, w/d, n/s,n/p, htub usage, DD, RR $850.Mar 1. 250-306-0137 New large 1-bdrm, in modern subdivision overlooking Enderby $650.incl util/int/cable, suits mature non smoker, Avail immed. 250-838-2323
1bdrm, D.T. from $475 incl.util. furniture, cable. N/P, N/S. 250-549-0644
FREE Removal of unwanted vehicles etc. Dead or Alive Auto Recycling. Call Leo (250)550-5245 RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685. WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.
Executive Home Middleton Mountain- Shared Looking for a temporary to mid-term furnished living arrangement? This is a rare opportunity to share a very large executive home in Vernon. You would have entire lower floor with bdrm/bath. Absolutely gorgeous home with city views, gourmet kitchen, big screen TVâ€™s, hot tub and more. If you are a single person, non-smoker, non-partier.Great price, all utilities included. Available February 1st. Not suitable for Seniors. If you have a compatible lifestyle and tons of positive energy please call 250-3074478 for more details.
Cars - Domestic
2006 Buick Allure CX, 96,782 km, Grey, Lady Driven, exc cond. $6900. (250)549-3696
MALE 4 Male Erotic Massage $95., Winfield, 9-9 Daily 250-766-2048
Cars - Sports & Imports
SOOO SEXY SANDY The Original K-Town Girl. 38D, 29, 34. Letâ€™s Play! 878-1514
1999 Toyota Corolla, 290k 5spd standard, a/c, cruise $1500 obo 250-547-2381
Scrap Car Removal #1Summit Auto Recycling, fair value for your unwanted vehicles 250-307-8869
AA Auto Recyclerâ€™s. Scrap Cars/Metal. Will pay for some cars. Call Scott 250-558-8855 Midvalley Autohaul will meet or beat all competitors cash offers for your scrap vehicles. (250)808-1894
Trucks & Vans 2005 2500 HD Chev, diesel, long box, 173K hwy, exc cond. towpkg $21,500. 250-517-9549 SPRING SPECIAL We Rebuild Diesel & Gas Engines & CYL heads. Full warranty. Call AGC at 250-832-1903
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Apt/Condo for Rent
Apt/Condo for Rent
TESTIMONIAL ENDERBY / WESTRIDGE MANOR Seniors 55+, 2 bdrm upper floor, F/S, A/C, free laundry, N/S prefer, small pet okay. Avail. Jan. 1. $630/mo.
RENTED IN FOUR CALLS Townhouses
Brookside Garden Rentals Family Oriented Complex Units have been freshly painted, new flooring and carpets. Three bedroom, 1.5 baths, full basement, near hospital and downtown area. Very close to bus routes and short walk to â€œWholesale Clubâ€?. Serious inquires call â€Ś
Quiet, central, near bus, incl/int, appls, $390+util, DD required. 250-549-7418
s Dodd Dodd s WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29 â€˘ 6:00 P.M. RCMP RECOVERED & ESTATE FURNITURE & MISC: Beautiful Queen Size 6pc Bedroom Suite, Sofa & Love Seat Set, 3pc Glass Coffee & End Table Set, Area Carpets, Leather Recliner, Round Oak Antique Table & 5 Chairs, Large Modern Wall Unit, Bar Stools, Chest of Drawers, Pine Sideboard, Dining Table with 4 Chairs, Rattan Chairs, Lamps, Elec Fireplace & Mantle, Sideboards, Shelf Units, Upright Piano, Fridges, Freezer, Stainless Steel Top Serving Cabinet, Steamer, Stereos, TVs, DVDs, Guitar Amp, Karaokee System, Group of Seven Prints, I-Pod, Ludwig Drum Set, Police Scanners, 12 String Acoustic Guitar, Casio Keyboard, Ceder Chest & More. Collectables: Large Selection of Costume Jewellery, Beatles Records, Lighters, War Medals & Misc. Newer Honda 20hp Four Stroke Outboard Engine, 50cc Mini Quad ATV, Honda Pressure Washer, New Garage Doors. TOOLS & MISC: 2 - Large Infra-Red Oil Heaters, 2 - Kerosene Construction Heaters, Large Torin Multi Drawer Tool Box, Drywall Lift, 2 - Lawn Mowers, 220 Volt Elec Heater, 2 - Gas Lawn Trimmers, Cordless Tools, Hardwood Floor Nailer, Mastercraft Air Nailer, Grinders, Air Compressor, New Tap Sets, Misc Construction Hardware, Welder, Air Compressor Head, Hilti Hammer Drill, Shop Vac, Battery Charger, Tool Boxes, Receiver Hitch, Tires, Elec Hand Tools, Wet Suits, Water Skiis, Camping Gear, Golf Clubs, Skiis, Telescope, 2 as new Mountain Bikes, Large Propane BBQ, Portable Air Conditioner, Life Jackets, Patio Table & Chair Set, Planters, Plus Much Much More.
www.doddsauction.com Viewing all day Wednesday at 3311-28th Avenue in Vernon Open for consignments: Mon - Fri 8:30 to 5:00 â€˘ Sat â€˜til noon
Vernonâ€™s Best! New Grand Location! Discrete, Upscale, Beautiful Attendants. In/out Spoil yourself! 250-307-8174. Hiring!
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Large bdrm, ideal for student/ working female, n/s, n/p, n/parties. Avail Feb 1, partially furnished, $550/mo includes utilities, cable and internet. Damage deposit required.250549-3154
Cars - Domestic
Cars - Domestic
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