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City celebrates 85-year milestone Despite an unseasonal snowfall, the city’s 85th birthday celebration last Saturday was filled with action-packed fun. People huddled under the picnic shelter to enjoy the Li-

ons Club breakfast or braved the elements for wagon rides. Due to the snow, however, family activities and entertainment were moved inside at the last minute, featuring local musicians and Banghra dancers from Quesnel. In the afternoon, Maranatha

Christian School hosted a carnival in the arena. Activities ran the gamut of face painting to a cake walk. The Rotary Club of Williams Lake served dinner. Afterwards, along with MLAs Coralee Oakes and Donna Barnett, Mayor Kerry Cook and

Williams Lake Indian Band Chief Ann Louie cut a birthday cake large enough for 500 people. A family dance featuring fiddlers of all ages and local duo Perfect Match closed off the celebration, with many people hitting the dance floor.

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Williams Lake City Page Sam Ketcham Pool Referendum Question of the Week What will the referendum question be? The referendum will have a “yes or no” question, which will ask residents if they agree with the Cariboo Regional District borrowing up to $10 million and amending the maximum taxation limit for the Central Cariboo Recreation and Leisure Services function to complete renovations and upgrades to the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex pool including expansion of leisure water, replacement of the main pool tank, and the addition of multi-purpose fitness space.

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Sprinkling regulations in the City of Williams Lake are in effect from April 1 to September 30.

Council has recently approved a number of Development Permits and Development Variance Permits for:

Watering of lawns within the City of Williams Lake is not permitted between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Residents are reminded that watering days are in accordance with residential addresses (odd-numbered addresses waters on odd days, even-numbered addresses water on even days). In the case of mobile homes in mobile home parks and strata developments, watering days are determined by bay numbers or unit numbers. Residents who have installed a new lawn, either by sod or seeding, may apply to the City for a permit to water beyond the conditions set out within the Bylaw. Properties that have automatic sprinkler systems can water grass between 12 and 4 a.m. The regulations are to ensure there is enough water supply during peak daytime hours, and non-compliance can carry a $100 fine. The City’s bylaw enforcement department will enforce the regulations.

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Junior Lifeguard Club Wednesday 3:45-4:30 pm May 7-June 25 Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex Ages 8-13 Cost $45.00 Participants will work towards earning their Rookie, Ranger and Star Patrol Awards from the Canadian Lifesaving Society. Participants should be able to swim 1 length of the pool and tread water for 1 minute. Junior Lifeguard Club is a place to build on swimming skills, learn the basics of personal safety, first aid and aquatic rescue, while having fun with new friends! Includes pool time, award stickers, coaching, and training for 8 weeks of fun! To register, contact the CMRC at 250-398-7665 or come in to the Complex and register in person.



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The City of Williams Lake wants to extend thanks to all of the organizers, performers, volunteers and sponsors who made the 85th Birthday Celebrations a success: The 85th Birthday Planning Committee Lions Club Rotary Club of Williams Lake Maranatha School Cariboo Carriage Company Cariboo Gold Williams Lake Community Band Angelkeys/Just For Fun Drum and Bell Tower Quesnel Gidha Group Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society Calvin Cairns Perfect Match Williams Lake Junior Council Shirley Willems Andre’s Electronic Experts Axis Family Resources

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Construction has begun on 18,000 square feet of retail space at Prosperity Ridge. A new 14-lot single family subdivision on Centennial Drive and the Aviator Hotel development have also been approved.

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Workshop Leader Gillian Sanders has helped to install 90 electric fences to successfully protect livestock and/or fruit trees from both black and grizzly bears. Correctly installed and maintained electric fencing provides a cost-effective and easy solution to prevent or stop bear conflicts. This workshop will discuss different e-fencing designs for permanent and temporary fences that can be adapted to your particular needs.

• The development of a new automotive sales and services centre on Highway 97 North, the new location for Lake City Ford. • A proposed autism centre at the Child Development Centre on 2nd Avenue North. The building permit is valued at $530,000. • Exterior renovations and site improvements to McDonald’s on Broadway Avenue South. • Redevelopment of the front façade, parking area, and landscaping for the Can Com Electronics building on Broadway Avenue North.

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NEWS Child suffers temporary paralysis from tick bite Monica Lamb-Yorski Staff Writer A two-year-old girl from Williams Lake is recovering at home after being paralyzed by a wood tick recently. Izzy’s mom and dad, Tera and Ryan Grady, are warning parents to check for ticks if a child starts to show weakness in the legs. By the time Tera found a Rocky Mountain Wood Tick embedded above Izzy’s ear, she couldn’t move her head, swallow or cough, and was about to be put on a respirator at the hospital. The Gradys were enjoying a family ski vacation in Whistler during the Easter weekend when on Monday morning Izzy suddenly couldn’t walk. Tera and Ryan

brought her into the emergency ward in Whistler and were referred to a pediatrician at Lion’s Gate Hospital in Vancouver. Izzy didn’t have a fever, a rash or any aches and pains, and the doctors did not know what to test for, Tera said. “I don’t think they see ticks there much so they didn’t think of that.” By the next morning, back in Whistler, Izzy had no fine motor skills in her hands. The Gradys returned to the emergency ward at the Whistler Hospital and were referred to a neurologist at Children’s Hospital in Vancouver. “Four neurologists examined her,” Tera said. Because the doctors couldn’t find reflexes in

any of Izzy’s limbs they decided to test her for Guillaine-Barre Syndrome — a disorder in which your body’s immune system attacks your nerves. Izzy would need a spinal tap and an MRI the doctors said. While they were preparing for the MRI, Tera happened to put her hand on her daughter’s head. That’s  when she felt something crusty. She pulled back Izzy’s blonde hair and discovered the tick. It was in the third stage of feasting, and was also a blonde colour.  The ticks are first black, then red, then blonde and finally silver. They will then drop off to go looking for a mate. Immediately the tick was removed. During the first 24

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A two-year-old girl from Williams Lake, Izzy Grady, suffered temporary paralysis prior to a tick being discovered behind one of her ears. hours, Izzy’s condition worsened and she became more of a “wet noodle” and “rag doll.” But within 48 hours she showed signs of improvement and less

than a week later Izzy was working with her dad in the backyard, feeling totally back to normal. Ryan said Izzy might have picked up the

tick while walking the power line above their home in Williams Lake a few days before they left for Whistler. Ticks use deer as a winter host, so when

the snow melts they drop off the deer. Ticks are rarely in their backyard, Ryan added. Human cases of tick paralysis are rare and only occur in children under 10. The Rocky Mountain wood tick saliva contains a neurotoxin that can occasionally cause tick paralysis in humans and pets; usually a bite from an adult female induces an ascending paralysis that dissipates within 24 to 72 hours after tick removal. Dr. Glen Fedor of Williams Lake said the Cariboo Memorial Hospital sees one case of tick paralysis every few years. “In tick season the nurses are very good at recognizing the signs of tick paralysis,” Fedor said.

National Chief Shawn Atleo resigns Recent incidents prompt Monica Lamb-Yorski Staff Writer National Chief Shawn Atleo’s resignation Friday marked a sad day for First Nations politics, said Williams Lake Chief Ann Louie Monday. “It’s just another way for government to get what it wants,” Louie said as she suggested government doesn’t work properly in the consultation process. In a surprise move, Atleo announced Friday he is leaving his position as head of the Assembly of First Nations, stating he did not want to be an obstacle or lightning rod distracting kids and their potential from the current federal government proposal on education for First

Chief Shawn Atleo Nations reserves. “This work must be understood in that context — as a challenge, not for me, or any one individual — but a challenge and a call to action for the entire country,” Atleo stated Friday. The latest current proposal on education is the latest attempt and a sincere, constructive effort on the part of Prime Minister Stephen Harper to take a step forward,

Atleo said. Harper issued a statement Friday saying he was saddened to hear of the resignation. “Since 2009, when he was first elected as National Chief, our government worked closely with him to strengthen our historic relationship,” Harper said. “Together, we helped improve opportunities for greater participation by First Nations in the economy and standards of living and quality of life on reserve, including through the CrownFirst Nations Gathering in 2012. National Chief Atleo was a conciliator and strengthened the relationship between First Nations and the Crown.” Louie said she is

afraid Atleo’s replacement will receive the same treatment from government and from some First Nations leaders who feel Atleo didn’t do a good enough job. “I honestly can never see our First Nations supporting a National Chief 100 per cent, but I think it’s really critical they understand showing total disrespect to our elected officials is unjustified,” Louie said. Atleo has dedicated his life to improving the lives of First Nations people in B.C. and across the country, Premier Christy Clark said. The First Nations education act will be put on hold due to Atleo’s resignation, the government announced Tuesday.

ATV safety reminder Two recent ATV incidents in the Cariboo are a stark reminder of the importance of safety. Last week a woman was seriously injured in the Tyee Lake area. Two weeks ago another woman was injured in the Chimney/Felker Lake area. Central Cariboo Search and Rescue attended the Chimney Lake incident. “I would like to remind people to pay attention,” chief of operations Rick White said. “Use extreme caution and wear a helmet, which is mandatory.” The RCMP are also reminding the public of the laws and regulations governing ATVs and dirt bikes.

While many of the rules are not yet mandatory, the phasing in process has begun and some of the highlights include mandatory vehicle registration and identification, annual vehicle licensing for those who wish to cross public roads, insurance for those wishing to cross public roads and muffler standards and spark arrestors to avoid forest fires, Insp. Warren Brown said. “It is illegal to operate your ATV or dirt bike on any road or highway that is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, this includes crossing a highway. If you are caught driving on these roads you could

face a fine of $578 and have your ATV or dirt bikes towed, at your expense.” Owners can operate ATVs or dirt bikes on a BC Forest Service Road, but must carry a minimum of $200,000 third party liability insurance and must have a valid driver’s license. Drivers must also carry proof of this insurance and produce it upon demand of a peace officer. Non compliance could result in a $578 fine. In B.C. people are very lucky to be blessed with a beautiful back country, Brown said, adding Crown land offers millions of acres of fun and entertainment for everyone to enjoy.

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Save-On-Foods gets a new manager Monica Lamb-Yorski Staff Writer Have no fear, the new Save-On-Foods manager said his cardboard cutout will be arriving soon. Manager Randall Bamford didn’t bring his from Salmon Arm. “They are popular for scavenger hunts and mine was a pretty beaten up,” he chuckled. Bamford replaced former manager Mark Law who retired at the end of January. He arrived on Feb. 17 and said he was excited to return to Williams Lake. Bamford lived here when he was a teenager, attending Anne Stevenson junior high and graduating from Columneetza Secondary in 1983. “So when the job came up I thought, Wil-

liams Lake’s a good town,” Bamford said. Having been with Save-On for 26 years, Bamford has worked for the company in Victoria, Chilliwack, Kelowna, Squamish and most recently, Salmon Arm. His wife Dawn is from Chilliwack. Their son Mitchell, 6, goes to Chilcotin Road elementary school. “I still know lots of people in town I knew when I lived here before so it’s been an easy transition for us,” he said. Two and half months into the job, Bamford has nothing but praise for his staff. “They are great people and they like doing what they do. A lot of them have been here for a while.” Because the store’s always been connected to the community, he’s

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Save-On-Foods manager Randall Bamford has been at the helm since Feb. 17, replacing former manager Mark Law who retired at the end of January. only having to keep the partnerships going. On Saturday, May 10, Save-On will host a

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RCMP attend single-vehicle incident The RCMP are looking for any witnesses after a single motor vehicle incident on Highway 97 near Subway Friday morning in Williams Lake. On May 2, the owner and driver of a 2007 Ford Mustang called the RCMP at 3:07 a.m. saying he had swerved to avoid a deer in the road and crashed. He swerved right to avoid the deer and collided with a street light across the road, the RCMP said. When police arrived the front of the car was damaged, the air bags were deployed, and the street light was knocked off its base. City crews were called out because there were

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Input sought on elk plan The government is looking for input from local public stakeholders to help develop an Elk Management Plan for the Cariboo Region. Once the dominant large ungulate species in Cariboo-Chilcotin ecosystems, the elk population declined sharply about 125 years ago. However, a natural unassisted recovery is underway that could provide opportunities to rebuild economic and traditional uses of elk, according to Harry Jennings of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Cariboo Region. Jennings said his ministry, along with the Ministry of Agriculture, is now gather-

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Conservation officers relocated this elk who was trying to make himself just one of the herd near 100 Mile House in recent years. ing ideas and evaluations on proposed elk management strategies that will attempt to balance conservation needs with a broad range of ecological, economic and social considerations. “An increased elk population may cause human-elk conflicts,

Butler honoured Williams Lake’s Sgt. Len Butler of the Conservation Officer Service was one of 11 members recognized last week for going above and beyond to protect B.C.’s residents and natural resources. On Friday, Environment Minister Mary Polak joined the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, as she presented the Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal to several conservation officers during their annual recertification training, including Butler who heads up the Cariboo Chilcotin Zone of the Conservation Officer Service. “I am extremely proud of all our conservation officers, and the dedication they show in protecting both public safety and the environment,” Polak said. “These officers serve the province with great integrity and courage. Congratulations to those members of the Conservation Officer Service awarded with this great honour.” Butler has served as a peace officer for more than 30 years. He was previously honoured with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and has also been rec-

including crop degradation, potential aggressive encounters, and risk of elk-vehicle collisions,” Jennings stated in a news release. Members of the public are invited to review the proposed elk objectives and management options and provide their comments

to ministry staff. The feedback gathered will be used to inform further consultations with stakeholders in early fall 2014. Copies of the Basic Elk Ecology and Population Status bulletin are available at: http:// public-consultation/

elk/ or from the Cariboo Region, CaribooChilcotin District office. Feedback can be submitted by e-mail to Harry.Jennings@ or by ground mail the local ministry. Historically, elk ranged across much of the grasslands and forests of the Cariboo Region from the Fraser River west to Choelquiot Lake and Anahim Lake, south to the Chilcotin River and Meldrum Creek areas, and east to Canim Lake and Mahood Lake. Over the past 15 years, the local elk population has increased to more than 300, with the majority of these elk now located in the Quesnel area.

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ays:  • To Chief Ann Louie for calling attention to the racism that is creeping around in the Cariboo Chilcotin.  • To city Coun. Danica Hughes and the organizers of the city’s 85th birthday party. It was great to see families involved, and that the nasty turn of Cariboo weather didn’t dampen anyone’s enthusiasm.    • To the High School Rodeo participants who didn’t let the snowy Stampede grounds daunt them.    • To the   people — many of them young’uns French —    who brighten Connection the day of others Diana French with little acts of kindness — lending a helping hand (like holding a door open), giving up a spot in a line-up, or even just making eye contact and smiling. Boos: • To energy giant Kinder Morgan officials for suggesting oil spills could be a good thing economically because the clean-up would employ many workers. The company doesn’t say who would pay the workers.   • The provincial government’s plan to have trades training in the schools should deserve a great big yay, but not when it takes money away from other programs. We need some roses along with the bread. (Question: what is the difference between a trade and a profession? It takes years to train a dentist, it also take years to train a millwright. Both work with their hands. Why is one a trade and one a profession?) • To  Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the King of Ad Hominem (if you don’t like what someone says, smear them.) This may be okay when the target is a political foe but attacking academics, environmentalists, government-appointed watchdogs, and anyone else who dares to offer legitimate advice or challenges a government position is a bit much. An extra big boo for dissing  Supreme Court Justice Beverly Mclachlin. Diana French is a freelance columnist for the Tribune. She is a former Tribune editor, retired teacher, historian, and book author.


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Contestants and volunteers at the Williams Lake High School Rodeo didn’t let weather get in the way of business Saturday, when as much as three inches of the wet stuff fell in the morning during the competition. The rodeo continued, however, the McDonald’s Bike Rodeo was cancelled, as was outdoor city birthday celebrations and soccer games.

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Foreign workers needed The temporary foreign worker program is unfair to Canadian and foreign workers. This controversy has been an ongoing issue for more than two years. It reared its head again two weeks ago when three Victoria McDonald’s Restaurant locations had hired foreign workers in place of Canadians. Last week, Employment Minister Jason Kenney suspended the food industry’s access to the program, pending a review, amid allegations of rule breaking. It’s easy to suggest the federal government should let free market forces of supply and demand address shortfalls in the labour market. The only problem is Canada doesn’t have enough workers and the situation is only going to get worse without opening the doors to more immigrants. At the moment, one in six Canadian employers is reporting “shortage of un/ semi-skilled labour” as a major business problem; nearly a third are reporting

“shortage of skilled labour.” Unemployment is near or below what is conventionally considered “zero” in every province west of Ontario (and that’s after the foreign workers have raised those unemployment rates a percentage point, as one recent study suggests). The simplistic solution to the problem is to raise the minimum wage to encourage Canadians to line up and take those jobs, but that won’t wash well with business owners, nor will it help in the long term. As Canadians age (watch out, the Baby Boomers are beginning to retire), workers and tax dollars will be needed more than ever to keep the country afloat. Those who say “Canadian jobs are for Canadians” are right, but what if there aren’t enough Canadians to fill those jobs — or want jobs? Immigration is the only answer.

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he snow was falling and the wind was blustering, but that didn’t keep hundreds of proud Williams Lake residents from coming down to the Memorial Complex to celebrate our proud past, and the bright future that lies ahead for our wonderful city. I enjoyed cutting the delicious birthday cake and watched so many delightful performances by Williams Lake residents throughout the day. The family dance was also quite entertaining. But the highlight of the entire evening was the chance I MLA had to meet and talk with so many Musings inspiring people Coralee Oakes and community leaders who have shaped and built the city. Williams Lake has accomplished so much in 85 years. Beginning with the Pacific Great Eastern Railway roaring through the Cariboo, our city has had quite the exciting and eventful history. We are proud to keep our rural traditions alive such as the annual Williams Lake Stampede, being one of the largest outdoor events in the interior. Our city has produced so many talented and creative artists, musicians and poets who tell the stories, and paint the landscapes of our wonderful region. Famous Williams Lake residents have also put our city on the map, including the ever-inspiring Rick Hanson and Carey Price who made us so proud in the Olympics and currently one of the biggest stars for the Canadiens in this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs. I would like to say thank you to all of the volunteers and organizers who made the event so successful, bringing all of us together to celebrate Williams Lake. But the birthday party is not over yet, as celebrations will continue over the summer and fall at community events. Happy birthday, Williams Lake. I know the next 85 years will be just as great! Coralee Oakes is the MLA for Cariboo North and is the Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development.

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Transport system can handle diluted bitumen Editor: Re: Columns by David Black, ‘The greatest threat to the B.C. environment in our lifetime’ (April 22) and ‘The Kitimat refinery proposal: safe pipelines, light fuels and B.C. jobs’ (April 28). Continued safe marine and pipeline transport of hydrocarbons is in everybody’s interest so Canadians can realize value for resources and oil producers can continue to deliver jobs and economic benefits. No one wants a spill of any product at any time. The performance track record over the past 50 years is good, but even still, work is ongoing to improve prevention and ensure producers, transportation companies and spill-responders have the best information available to manage products safely and make the best plans possible for response, containment and clean-up in the event of an incident. Black’s articles  incorrectly suggested the Canadian oil industry is not interested in the proposed refinery project and that transporting diluted bitumen is more risky than trans- A7

porting other types of oil because of its chemical properties. Fact is, oil producers are seeking increased access to existing and new markets — in Canada, the U.S. and internationally — to satisfy market demand for increasing Canadian oil production. All options to achieve that goal are worthy of study. And diluted bitumen — oil sands bitumen diluted with natural gas liquids that allow it to flow — is no more dangerous than other types of crude oil. Chemically, there’s nothing about diluted bitumen the transportation system cannot be prepared to manage. Whether it moves by pipelines or tankers, diluted bitumen meets all the same specifications and behaves the same as other crude oils. Oil floats on water if it has an API gravity above water’s 10 degree API gravity. Diluted bitumen has an API gravity of 20-22 degrees. Any type of oil spilled in water, eventually “weathers” and can be driven below the surface by waves or currents. Diluted bitumen behaves the same way. There have been several scientific studies completed on di-

luted bitumen. Earlier this year, the federal government released a research study that demonstrated diluted bitumen floats on salt water — even after evaporation and exposure to light. The study was commissioned by Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Natural Resources Canada as part of the government’s plan to implement a world-class prevention, preparedness and response regime for marine transportation. Results of the study will be used to inform spill responders and help guide more research. Our industry is focused on responsible development of Canada’s resources. We welcome transparency on our safety and environmental performance, based on sound science. As producers, we transport oil with care and attention at all times. We expect all transportation providers to deliver safe services in a responsible manner. Greg Stringham Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Calgary, Alta.

Through the reader’s lens

Question of the week


What’s one of your favourite local foods?

Bettina Egert

Bill Heye

Locally grown mixed greens.

I grow all my own.

Carla Bullinger

Jamie Barter

Mesculun mix.

Karen Haseldine

Meritt Cahoose



This week’s online question:

Do you grow your own fruits and vegetables in Williams Lake?

Log onto the Opinion section at to vote Last week’s question: Will you be participating in any of the city’s 85th birthday celebration events? YES: 30 per cent

Ted Hlokoff photo

The ice is slowly receding from Nimpo Lake, despite three inches of snow during the weekend. Fishing will be sluggish for a week or two but is expected to be great for the upcoming Dean River Canoe Race May 24 where prize money will be up for grabs as paddlers travel from Nimpo Lake down the Dean River to Anahim Lake. A pancake breakfast is scheduled at the Nimpo Lake public boat launch for 9 a.m. with bingo at the Anahim Hall to follow at 1 p.m. Ribs are on the menu for dinner, with a dance to follow. The event is sponsored by the Community Associations of Nimpo and Anahim Lake.

Letters aLways weLcome


NO: 70 per cent

Letters must include name, phone number, and hometown in order to be considered. Those without are filed here

The Tribune welcomes letters to the editor on local, relevant, and topical matters, up to 300 words. Letters are subject to editing for clarity, brevity, and legality. All letters and roses/raspberries must include the writer’s full name, daytime telephone number, and hometown for verification purposes. Anonymous letters or those signed with pen names will not be published. The Tribune will make every effort to print all letters and roses/raspberries that meet the above criteria, but cannot guarantee publication in any particular issue. Letters on a variety of topics by a variety of writers will be considered before multiple letters by the same author on the same topic. Letters will be published on the Tribune website at E-mailed letters are preferred, and can be sent to

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More Viewpoints

Chefs enjoying advancements in technology For those of you who missed me, my apologies. Lately, I feel like I am swimming against the tide and no matter how hard I paddle each day, shore still appears to be a mirage. Onward, and looking toward one of the positives in life. Right now we are fortunate enough to be enjoying a booming (cattle) market place, so the effort which we are putting

Cattle Fodder Liz Twan

into the hard work of branding, fertilizing, ploughing, seeding and irrigating should result in positive payback. The world around us is embracing technological advances and so too, is the beef industry. There are many advances that involve

just the push of a button (or two). For instance, most cattle producers now register each animal and with the aid of a radio-frequency ear tag, they can now track that animal from farm to packing plant. Innovative a few years ago, old hat now. One of the newest tracing-tools is for those who want to eat local. B.C beef (born/ raised, in province) is

now but a click away for B.C. chefs, thanks to a brand new website; a one-stop shop where you can select a beef from a farm of choice; arrange slaughter, issue individualized cutting instructions and co-ordinate pick-up to suit your schedule. Chefs can also select the abattoir of choice and the beef is guaranteed to be 100 percent B.C. beef. Twenty-five local ranches are registered

(listed) on the website, BCBeefNet and they sell only BC-certified beef — top quality beef products. The program`s flexibility allows the chef the choice of ordering a whole animal or a side (half) with future plans to allow for orders of smaller cuts/ portions. Check it out. It’s only a click away: Liz Twan is a rancher and freelance columnist for the Tribune.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Williams Lake Tribune

VOLUNTEERS WANTED Dry Grad desperately needs your help!!

Contact Betty Turatus 250-302-9412 or 250-392-5074 Williams Lake Dry Grad 2014

Saucy & Sophisticated Made in North American

Long-term financial management a priority for city Council recently gave the first three readings to the 20142018 financial plan, which reflects our focus on long-term financial management  to  maintain a well-serviced, safe, livable, and sustainable community. As always, we are looking for efficiencies in our operations, and for the 2014 budget, there is a reduction of $388,000 in operating costs. Levels of service will remain the same. Pavement is a priority for council.    For capital projects this year, we will reconstruct Borland Street from Fourth Avenue to Seventh Avenue, at a cost of $650,000.  Second Avenue between

trail system. There would then be 16 kilometres of trail extending from the Stampede Grounds to the Fraser Kerry Cook River. This will be a Oliver Street and Gib- convenient, safe, and bon Street, and Pigeon accessible entry point Avenue from Western to the River Valley. Avenue to 11th Avenue The $1.17 million cost will also be repaved, is covered completely at a cost of $630,000.  by senior government There will be no long- funding. term or short-term New economic deborrowing, and  no velopment made up increase to water and a large part of last sewer rates. week’s council agenda.   We  continue to fo- There were nine Develcus on trail improve- opment or Developments.    We willBased build ment Variance Permits on the novel by Jane Austen the planned CN Rail in front of council, pedestrian underpass including an autism on Mackenzie Av- centre at the Child enue, which will result Development Centre, Adapted by Jon Jory in a link between the renovations to CanRiver Valley trail sys- Com and McDonald’s, tem and the Stampede andat:new building on Performed Lake Studio Ground equestrianWilliams Highway 97Theatre for the

From the Mayor’s Chair

(Former Glendale School)

Doors open 7:30 pm Show starts 8:00 pm

Based on the novel by Jane Austen

April 30th~ May 3rd, May 7th~10th & May 14th~17th

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts Inc, New York NY

Adapted by Jon Jory Directed by Becky Strickland

plan never depended on the New Prosperity Mine. I continue to be impressed by  the confidence the business community has in Williams Lake. Kerry Cook is the mayor of Williams Lake.



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Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club Books for Babies project and the Williams Lake Tribune.

(Former Glendale School)

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts Inc, New York NY


Ford dealership. Lake City Ford co-owner Ed Wong shared that  his  business has been in Williams Lake for 60 years, and he wants to invest in the community for at least the next 60. He further stated that his business

Melody Newcombe - 250-791-5720 Operations Support Worker Janette Moller - 250-392-8161 Operations Manager Bruce Mack - 250-392-6867 CCPL President

Thanks to the Province of BC for our funding

A Step Ahead 2014 CCACS Grants Program Recipients Project grants were available for non-profit organizations or community groups in Williams Lake and the Central Cariboo (CRD Areas D, E, and F) to support and develop arts and culture within this region. 2014 CCACS Grant Recipients:

• 150 Mile House Greenbelt, Trail & Heritage Society - 150 Mile House Old Schoolhouse ($1,100) • Arts on the Fly Festival Society (Horsefly) - Arts on the Fly Music and Dance Festival ($1,500) • Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre - Summer Arts Camp ($2,000) • Cariboo Chilcotin Metis Association - 2nd Annual Country/ Bluegrass Music Jamboree, McLeese Lake ($1,800) • Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium - Cariboo Mountain Bike Film Festival ($1,200) • Cedar Point Park Board/Cedar City Museum (Likely) Museum Movies ($1,100) • Community Arts Council of Williams Lake - Programming Assistance ($2,000) • Horsefly River Roundtable - Horsefly River Salmon Festival ($2,000) • Medieval Market Organizing Team - Medieval Market Entertainment ($1,500) • Orange Shirt Day Committee - The Art of Reconciliation ($1,850) • Scout Island Nature Centre - Art in Nature, Nature in Art ($1,500) • Soda Creek Indian Band (Xatsull First Nation) - Xatsull First Nation Celebrates Aboriginal Day ($1,000) • Station House Studio and Gallery Society - “My Williams Lake” Celebrating Williams Lake’s 85th Birthday Group Summer Show Artist Framing Subsidies ($2,000) • Williams Lake Studio Theatre - Theatre BC 2014 Central Interior Zone (CIZ) Festival ($1,000) • Williams Lake Writer’s Group - Cariboo Chilcotin Writer’s Gathering and Workshop ($415) • Women’s Contact Society - Williams Lake Children’s Festival ($1,500) For further information or for interviews please contact CCACS Coordinator Leah Selk at 778-412-9044 or email info@


Williams Lake Tribune Wednesday, May 7, 2014

NEWS Relay for Life extends invitation to cancer survivors and caregivers The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life is a day of celebrating, remembering those we’ve lost and fighting back - it is a day of hope. Relay For Life begings at 1 p.m. May 31 and will wrap-up at 1 a.m. June 1 at Boitanio Park. The Relay will begin with local pipers leading the Celebrate Ceremony with the Survivors’ Victory Lap, as cancer survivors join together and walk the first lap around the track to show their strength in numbers. “Each survivor will receive a free yellow T-shirt and will be encouraged to walk one lap around the track. While they walk, a caring community of supporters will be cheering them on and showing their support,” says event organizer, Michelle McKinnon. Walking in the Survivors’ Victory Lap allows each survivor to celebrate what they have overcome while inspiring and motivat-

Tribune file photo

The Williams Lake Pipe Band leads the Relay for Life 2013 parade. ing the Relay teams to continue their fight. There will also be a special survivor reception and hand-printing activity on the large survivor banner for cancer survivors beginning at noon. For privacy reasons, interested survivor participants have to contact the Relay committee directly. “If you know someone who is a cancer survivor, please encourage them to participate in the Survivors’ Victory Lap.” Event organiz-

ers are also reaching out to caregivers to participate in the Remember Ceremony which is a chance for community members to honour friends and family members who are currently undergoing treatment and to remember those we have lost to the disease. Luminary bags containing tea lights are placed along the track, with the tea lights being lit once it gets dark. The mood becomes more sombre, peaceful and reflective as par-

ticipants think of their friends and relatives. “This year, we are asking caregivers to participate in the Luminary Ceremony, with caregivers lighting a candle and sharing the name of their family member or friend and a few words about them to everyone gathered around the track,” says McKinnon. Funds raised will be used by the Canadian Cancer Society to support life-saving research, policy changes, and support programs and services including

lodge accommodations, transportation to treatments, and the Cancer Connection program which matches patients or caregivers with a trained volunteer with a similar cancer experience.
 “We encourage all cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and family members to come and share this special event with us.” For information call Katie Hadden 778267-0035 or Sue Tippie 250-392-3688. Survivors may also register online at www. re l ay fo rl i f e. c a / w i l liamslake. To participate in the Remember Ceremony, contact Michelle McKinnon 250398-7887. A9

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arts & life

• arts • culture • entertainment

Fiddle History of Canada in concert The Fiddle History of Canada concert with noted Canadian fiddler Gordon Stobbe and the Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddle group is coming to the lakecity this weekend. The concert takes place in the Gibraltar Room, Saturday, May 10 starting at 7 p.m. Have you ever wondered how the fiddle has shaped Canada’s history? The fiddle tells a unique story of Canada—how fiddle music first came to our country in the late 1600s with immigrants, was adopted by First Nations people, and spread across the country, contributing to our present day cultural mosaic. This intriguing story told in the Fiddle History of Canada concert is arranged by Canadian master musician Gordon Stobbe who has been leading workshops with local fiddlers since 2012. “Be prepared for 40 amazing musicians aged seven to 17 telling the story of Canada through fiddles, guitars, pianos, drums, singing, costumes and dance,” says club spokesperson Angela Manning. Stobbe first developed the Fiddle History of Canada in 2010 in collaboration with Leslie Jean MacMillan, musical director of the Valley Youth Fiddlers, in Smithers. By 2012 the production was arranged by Stobbe and performed by the Valley Youth

Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

The youth fiddlers perform and dance for the city’s 85th birthday dance Saturday at the arena complex.

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Fiddlers to rave reviews. Soon after that, with help from lakecity parents, supportive business groups and local violin teacher Ingrid Johnston the Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society started the The Fiddle History of Canada music program in Williams Lake. The program began with workshops lead by Stobbe and supported by other amazing musicians including JJ Guy, Ivonne

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ing with the kids in monthly practices in between visits,” Manning says. Tickets are available at Cariboo GM and Open Book.

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Residents brave poor weather to celebrate birthday

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NEWS Food, fun and games part of city’s 85th birthday

Monica Lamb-Yorski photos

Monica Lamb-Yorski photos Electra Cahoose (left) and Victoria Pinette create a butterfly during the kids

The Stampede Queen contestants and Royalty weather the unexpected snow falling during the wagon rides during Saturday’s 85th birthday celebration.

activities at the city’s 85th birthday celebration Saturday at the Cariboo Memorial Complex.

BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR MAY 8, 9, 10 Buy any in-stock NEW 1/2 ton and pick a Big Screen TV or Surround Sound System supplied by


UP TO 7,250 CREDITS ON SELECT GM MODELS 2014 GMC Sierra SLT 2014 Chev Silverado 2015 GMC Sierra SLE

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes, Mayor Kerry Cook, Williams Lake Indian Band Chief Ann Louie and Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett cut the birthday cake, fit to feed 500 during the city’s 85th birthday celebration.



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The Rotary Club of Williams Lake serves up dinner during the city’s 85th birthday celebration Saturday.





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Residents brave poor weather to celebrate birthday

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NEWS Food, fun and games part of city’s 85th birthday

Monica Lamb-Yorski photos

Monica Lamb-Yorski photos Electra Cahoose (left) and Victoria Pinette create a butterfly during the kids

The Stampede Queen contestants and Royalty weather the unexpected snow falling during the wagon rides during Saturday’s 85th birthday celebration.

activities at the city’s 85th birthday celebration Saturday at the Cariboo Memorial Complex.

BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR MAY 8, 9, 10 Buy any in-stock NEW 1/2 ton and pick a Big Screen TV or Surround Sound System supplied by


UP TO 7,250 CREDITS ON SELECT GM MODELS 2014 GMC Sierra SLT 2014 Chev Silverado 2015 GMC Sierra SLE

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes, Mayor Kerry Cook, Williams Lake Indian Band Chief Ann Louie and Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett cut the birthday cake, fit to feed 500 during the city’s 85th birthday celebration.



1500 LT, Double Cab

3500, Double Cab

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2014 Chevrolet Trax BI-WEEKLY

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2007 Toyota Camry

2011 Ford Focus

2006 Dodge Magnum

$385.74 #13T159A

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2010 Dodge Avenger




at Stampede Park



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The Rotary Club of Williams Lake serves up dinner during the city’s 85th birthday celebration Saturday.





2007 Jeep Wrangler



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Cariboo GM

2010 Buick Encore 71 km.



WAS $16,995

2010 Chev Silverado

2007 Chev Silverado








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on select models



Stock# 14T027 Selling price $49,659.00, 3.49% interest rate, cost of borrowing $7,322.62 , 84 month term, $353.18. Bi-weekly pmts, Total financed $56,956.67 OAC. Stock# 14T066 Selling price $ 44,108.00, 3.49% interest rate, cost of borrowing $6,523.33 , 84 month term, $314.63 Bi-weekly pmts, Total financed $50,739.55 OAC. Stock# 15T007 Selling price $ 53,416.00, 3.99% interest rate, cost of borrowing $9,039.69 , 84 month term, $385.74 Bi-weekly pmts, Total financed $61,164.74 OAC. Stock# 14T104 Selling price $ 34,174, 2.99% interest rate, cost of borrowing $4,339.20 , 84 month term, $241.50 Bi-weekly pmts, Total financed $39,613.47 OAC. Stock# 13T047 Selling price $ 33,875.00, 4.24% interest rate, cost of borrowing $6,185.70 , 84 month term, $249.80 Bi-weekly pmts, Total financed $39,278.59 OAC.

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Important numbers

Ambulance ...................... 911 City Hall ........... 250-392-2311 CRD................... 250-392-3351 Library ............. 250-392-3630 Cariboo Health Services........... 250-392-8202 Cariboo Memorial Hospital ........... 250-392-4411 Gateway Crisis 250-302-3261 Home and Community Care.................. 250-305-4060 Home Support . 250-392-8256 Public Health... 250-302-5000 Death Certificates...... 250-952-2681 Family Violence ........1-800-563-0808 Pharmacare . 1-800-663-7100 Senior Supplement .......................1-866-866-0800 Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters .........1-800-257-7756 Health and Seniors Information .. 1-800-456-4911 Pensions .......1-800-277-9914 Veterans Affairs .......................1-866-522-2122

Photo submitted The story of the Cassel-Lynn bridge across the Chilcotin River is another piece of recent history in this area told in Paul St. Pierre's 1984 book Chilcotin Holiday.

Another bridge story Barry Sale SMART 55

Almost everybody in the Williams Lake area knows the story about Rudy Johnson’s bridge. Rudy, a rancher, contractor, cat-skinner, developer, and jack of all trades, decided that a second bridge across the Fraser River in our area was necessary, and in 1968, he set about making it happen. He located a used bridge in Alaska, bought it, dismantled it bolt by bolt, shipped it here by truck, barge,

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and rail, and rebuilt it, all without any government help or approval. Today, Rudy’s Bridge is a part of the B.C. highways system, and it still provides a vital link to the west side of the Fraser River between Williams Lake and Quesnel. But have you ever heard of the CasselLynn bridge across the Chilcotin River? It’s another piece of recent history which happened in our area. To tell this story, I have borrowed heavily from Paul St. Pierre’s 1984 book of short stories entitled “Chilcotin Holiday.” If you get a chance, give it a read. Out in the Chilcotin, between Lee’s Corner and Alexis Creek, the ranches are large, and several are located on the banks of the fast flowing Chilcotin River. For those on the opposite (south) side, there is a bridge crossing the river just below Hanceville, with its road leading up to the Chilco Ranch via several switchbacks. Another bridge, called the Duke Martin Bridge, crosses the

river at Alexis Creek, some 30 kilometres upstream to the west. During the 1960s and into the 1980s, Wayne and Trina Plummer operated the Deer Creek Ranch on the south side of the Chilcotin River, about halfway between these two bridges. Wayne and Trina had two children, and as the oldest boy neared school age, they began thinking about how they could get him out to the main Chilcotin highway on the other side of the river, where he could be picked up by the school bus. There was a road of sorts that they could use to drive out to the Hanceville bridge road, where they could meet the bus each morning and afternoon, but that would mean travelling a rough 60 km each day, and besides, several times a year that road was simply impassable. It just seemed to make sense to build a bridge over the 90 metre wide river, which was less than a kilometre from the door of the house. On the other side, it was just a little more than a km straight out to the Chilcotin highway, where the school bus would stop. So Wayne asked a couple of friends to help him, and they set out to build a bridge. One of the friends was Jack Casselman, a real

handyman rancher, who had some time on his hands and who was up for a challenge. The other friend was Wayne’s brotherin-law, Lynn Bonner, who also found the notion of building a bridge quite appealing. Together they discussed the technicalities of building a suspension bridge. Jack made some trips to Vancouver to check out the construction of some bridges down there, and then they designed one to suit the need. Construction began by bulldozing out giant holes on the north side of the river and the pouring of huge concrete anchor blocks measuring twelve-byeight-by-six feet. On the other side they erected a large 35-foot A frame, made out of peeled logs buried deep in the ground. Then they strung one-inch cables across the river and joined them together with pairs of drop cables placed every two feet or so. The bridge deck was built of Douglas fir three-by-fours covered with one-inch pine planking boards. They just started at one side and worked laying the deck until it was finished. In total, the cost of the bridge was about $8,000, which, Paul St. Pierre observes, “amounted to between

one-20th and one-30th of the cost if it had been a government project. To recognize the two friends who helped with the work, the bridge was named the Cassel-Lynn Bridge. They even christened it with a champagne bottle (after first removing the contents so that they were not wasted. This was, after all, the Chilcotin). For years, the Plummer children used this bridge to get to and from the school bus. The rest of the family and friends used it as well. It saved a lot of time and miles. For crossing the bridge, a motorbike worked well if you had one, but there were also plans to cut about three or four inches off the fenders and running boards of a Volkswagen beetle and to try that. I never did hear whether that plan worked or not. By the early 1990s the bridge was showing its age and had become quite decrepit. Some government agency or other decided that it was too unsafe and ordered it dismantled. By then, the roads and the vehicles were much better than when the bride was first built, and it was very seldom being used anyway. So it was that another unique piece of Chilcotin history disappeared with little protest or fanfare.


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Lifelong Seniors 50+ to Computers Lifelong learninglearning for Seniors 50+forIntroduction Course fees vary between $15 and $80.

A full list of courses offered, their dates, Greenhouse Gardening inbe thefound Cariboo times, and course costs can in the TRU brochure which appears in JanuBegins Thurs. April 4th, 10:00 am –early 12 noon Course Description: Thisoffered courseindependently is a must for ary. TRU courses are those whoUniversity, have built,and or you who can are contemplatby the find more ing building their ownthem greenhouse. The the topics information about by visiting TRUto be covered include: basic greenhouse table at Registration day, callingdesign TRU and at various design options to produce optimum growing (250) 392-8000, the website at www.tru. conditions; basic propagating techniques and plantca.williamslake/cs, or email at wlcontinuing cycles; various soil types and how to maximize soil nutrition; cultivation and harvest dates for vari-

ous types of greenhouse plants; and developing a If you have questions please contact Rhea year round planning regime for your greenhouse. Whether you are just starting out, or are a or seasoned Clements, phone (250) 392-8010, email gardening this course will provide you Rhea enthusiast, at with practical, useful theup botanical secrets Some courses cantipsbeonset on demand. ofIfthe greenhouse. your course fills up before you register,

make your name placed on Aplease Day on thesure Williams LakeisRiver an interest list. If enough people are interValley Trail ested, another course can be set up ASAP.

Begins May 24th & 25th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Course Description: local fieldover naturalists • Please Note: FeesJoin for courses, $100, Anna Steen on a day’s hike takenRoberts at TRU,and areOrdell tax deductible. through the mid and lower Williams Lake River Valley. trek will begin at the mid-valley parking lot TOThe REGISTER CONTACT THOMPSON RIV(below the W.L. landfill area in Glendale). The group ERS UNIVERSITY will explore the ponds, look at the geology of the valRoom 1180, Western ley, do some bird1250 watching, identifyAve. tree Williams and plant Lake, V2G species, and 1H7 generally enjoy a nice guided spring Office 9:00River. a.m.You to walk for Hours: about 5Monday km. down–toFriday, the Fraser 4:00 p.m. will need to be able to walk at a reasonable pace to enjoy hike, and it -would advantageous if you Tel: this 392-8010 Toll be Free – 1-800-663have a copy392-8008 of Ordell and--Anna’s guide 4936purchased Fax: (250) Website: to the trail entitled “Stepping Into Nature” Bring your own lunch andin hydration dress for the ] Register person fluids, using and cash, interact, weather.

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Begins Monday March 11th, 10 am – 12 noon Course Description: We alltohave $35.00). Exceptions thisto start fee somewhere. structure This course designed those who are brand may apply. isFees have for been established by new to the computer, or who have no computer exthe Executive Board, in consultation with perience. It will help you to understand how a comthe andprovide Curriculum puterFinance works, and you withCommittees. a good beginning. Cancellation Feesofofopportunity 10% of the course fee There will be lots to ask questions, shall be will levied coveralladministrative costs and you be to shown the basic skills you will ifneed notice to cancel given atproficiency. least seven (7) to improve youriscomputer A laptop computer for you on. days priorwill to be theprovided beginning of to thework course.

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courseFree for computer users.ofRather, it is intended Scent – The Board Directors of Elderto expand your computer knowledge in a number of College has passed a motion that, as much general areas: as possible, of our meetings and classes •e-mails and all attachments should be scent •word processing free. Please do what you can to respect theand needs of those members •working with files folders that have allergies programs to variousand scents. •safely downloading software •setting up various program features

•computerAssistance security Financial - If you need financial •fine tuning your variassistance withcomputer a courseusing fee,shortcuts contact toBerous programs nie Kromhout, Elder College Treasurer at •burning all types of images/data to CD’s and (250) 392-7880, for further information. DVD’s •using portable hard drives

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Membership is the open to anyone 50 years of comfortable with Windows 7 operating system. Participants encouraged fee to bring along their age or older,aremembership is $10.00.

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if you prefer, a laptop will be provided for you. Itoroffers: • Furniture An opportunity to participate in all ElReupholstery der College courses, lectures and special Begins Tuesday March 5, 9:30 am – 11:30 am events. Course Description: This course will teach the par•ticipants Privileges of Thompson Rivers Universithe basic steps involved in reupholstering ty, including its library, a small piece ofconditional furniture (e.g.use smallofarmless chairs, bookstore, and chairs participation many of the footstools, dining and someinautomotive seats etc.) Each sponsored participant will be expected to bring University events. small item totowork on, andintoaprovide his/ •along Theaopportunity volunteer number herareas. own tools. The instructor will demonstrate the of in laying out and measuring •techniques And the involved opportunity to participate in the fabric, cutting to size, and recovering the piece of governing of Elder College. furniture. This course is not designed for those who wish to take on a large reupholstery project. A list

ELDER COLLEGE of required tools youDIRECTORS need to bring will be supplied on sign-up.

Cariboo Chilcotin Elder College -Mission Beginners’ Spanish Statement Begins Wednesday March 13. 1pm – 3pm

Course Description: This isCollege a basic Spanish course Cariboo Chilcotin Elder is a volundesigned for peoplecommitted who havetolittle or no the prior teer organization meeting knowledge of the language, but who would like to learning needs and educational interests of learn. Students will work in a relaxed atmosphere, older in Williams Lake terms and surroundwith aadults focus on learning simple and how to ing areas. use them in a conversation. The instructor uses Elder methods, College will provide a relaxed, learnmany including hand outs, flash cards, ing environment or exams, music, videos, and without repetitiongrades to provide you with a basicon understanding of the language and how to based a curriculum of particular interest make yourself understood. to members. Elder College seeks to meet its mission by recognizing Ken’s Country Cookingthe unique experiences and capabilities of its members. Begins Wednesday April 10, 10am – 12 noon Elder College is affiliated with Thompson Course Description: Come and join Ken Wilson of Rivers University and operates in accorKen’s Country Cooking fame for 3 sessions of tips, dance the policies and of recipes with and demonstration as heprocedures prepares some TRU underand theunique guidance thefocus Elder interesting dishes.ofThe willColbe on lege Executive Oriental and EastBoard Asian cuisine. Ken’s knowledge and enthusiasm will give you some great pointers for trying out some new ideas at home.

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Gallery plans Chew the Fat Gaeil Farrar SMART 55

The Station House Gallery is gearing up to celebrate the city’s 85th birthday year with a special fundraising event called Chew the Fat. This event will be the opening event for the gallery’s summer theme show My Williams Lake that opens on Saturday, July 5. “We have big plans for this event,” says gallery manager Diane Toop. “A day outside the Station House with events, beer garden, food, music, children’s activities and talk, lots of talk about the old days.” She says they are inviting some longtime residents to share their stories with visitors during the event. “We are really hoping to encourage people to come down and spend some time with people they might not have seen for a while or people that they just like to ‘chew the fat’ with and to remind people how important the Station House was and is, to our community,” Toop says. The organizing committee is also looking for musicians who are willing to play for a small honorarium (Gallery Shop certificate) and more volunteers to help on the day of the event including two designated drivers for the beer-garden customers, food production and service, as well as set up of the outside activity areas. Walkers will also be needed to monitor the site for safety purposes.

During the Chew the Fat event tickets will be sold on arts and craft items that are donated for the gallery fundraiser. A photographic quilt created by youth entries selected for the summer show will also be auctioned at Chew the Fat. Funds are being raised to fix and repaint the outside of the gallery building, which is the original Pacific Great Eastern railway building. Toop says the gallery is accepting donations for the fundraiser right up until the day of the event. “We really want people to be aware that all the funds raised will be used to fix up the outside of the building,” Toop says. Anyone who would like to assist with the Chew the Fat event is asked to call Diane Toop at 250-392-6113 or email her at The gallery society also needs volunteers to help with numerous other jobs throughout the year such as clean-up and painting work bees, organizing refreshments for opening nights, helping the exhibition co-ordinator with hanging shows, printing gallery items from newspapers and online sources and putting the information into binders for future reference, helping man the Christmas market, helping with inventory, and more. Becoming a Station House Gallery member also has advantages in that members are automatically invited to the monthly, invitation only, gallery openings.

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The Long-billed Curlew is spotted in a rancher's field.

Gaeil Farrar photos The interpretive sign at Alkali Lake lists all of the birds who use this lake either for migration purposes, feeding, or as their summer home.

Bird watching is for all ages Gaeil Farrar Smart 55 Bird watching is something people of all ages and physical abilities can enjoy. Whether you just want to get to know the birds flying around in your back yard or take a trip further afield with people who know a lot about birds, joining the Williams Lake Field Naturalists club is a great place to start. These hard working volunteers offer many free workshops during the year at the Scout Island Nature Centre. And during the spring, summer and fall months they offer a variety of bird watching and nature adventure field trips. A couple of weekends ago, a group of seasoned naturalists led a morning birdwatching jaunt to Alkali Lake. I joined a friend in the club thinking the drive would end at Alkali Lake and we would be walking

a great distance to look for birds. On the contrary, most of the trip meant stopping here and there along the road to look at various birds spotted along the way by more experienced birders leading the way, having lunch at the Alkali Lake viewing station and heading back home again. The group met at the nature centre and carpooled to save on gas. The best spotters are put in the lead car, three cars in all for this trip. Being a novice I was spotting the bigger animals along the way — “lookout for those deer,” “watch those cows,” "watch that truck" etc. but didn’t see many birds until we stopped and they were pointed out to me. Some people in the group were specifically looking for their first sighting of the year of the Long-billed Curlew.

And we did see a couple, happily grazing in a rancher’s field. There were bluebirds, hawks, geese, ducks of various kinds, and a whole flock of pelicans huddled up against the cold on Alkali Lake. There is also a nice big information sign at Alkali Lake with information about what types of birds one might expect to see on the lake. One of the unexpected treats of the adventure was arriving at Esket just in time to park at the look-out and watch the cowboys moving their horses from the winter feeding grounds to the summer feeding grounds right up the main road. It was a short, easy morning trip which older people who are not up for big hikes would enjoy. The naturalists also lead various hiking adventures into beautiful areas

of the Cariboo Chilcotin to view birds and just enjoy nature in its finest forms. The Scout Island Nature Centre Centre is a great place to get started on this rapidly growing hobby of bird watching. There are all kinds of natural exhibits to study and information provided on birds and other wildlife that call the Cariboo home. You will be in good company joining this group as they have put the Scout Island Nature Centre on the world map of nature reserves that are well respected. A total of 3,016 people visited the nature house from around the world and many more used the trails from dawn to dusk, during 2013. Many visitors were from close to home and British Columbia as usual, but some came from Scotland, Kuwait, and even Nunavut, says the naturalist’s annual report.

ON THE COVER With the cold temperatures and abrupt snowfall Saturday, the Lions Club breakfast provided a chilly but fun atmosphere. Darline Pauselius's hands were so cold, she asked her friend, Lions Club member Lionel Burnier to slice her ham for her. Once he'd finished, he asked if she needed to be fed as well. Chuckling Pauselius agreed and everyone enjoyed a good chuckle.

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Seniors Centre to host pancake breakfast Win Gooding Special to the Tribune

It is so nice to finally see green grass appearing and Williams Lake clear of the winter ice.

Hopefully the weather will be much warmer in May so we can do some gardening. The used clothing sale on April 26 and 27 was very well attended.

Many thanks for all the donations of clothing and to Marlene and all the hard-working helpers who sorted clothing for the sale and later came to pack


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up the clothing that was not sold. Your help was greatly appreciated by the OAPO. The fundraising dinner held for the Seniors’ Summer Games was also well attended. Ellen Weige and her team of helpers did an

excellent job of hosting the roast pork dinner which was so delicious. Good luck at the games to all the seniors who take part in the games to be held in Langley, from Sept 9 to 13. The OAPO regional meeting on April 24

had Carrie Sundahl from Better at Home, as the guest speaker. This is a new program to help seniors remain independent at home. They provide help both inside the home and also do some yard work. RECIPE

Strawberry Spinach Salad   INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon minced onion 10 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces 1 quart strawberries - cleaned, hulled and sliced 1/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered DIRECTIONS: 1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and onion. Cover, and chill for one hour. 2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and almonds. Pour dressing over salad, and toss. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving.



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• Nutritional Tours • Blood Pressure Monitoring • Diabetes and Asthma Care • Travel and Booster Vaccinations • Safe Medication Disposal • Automated Prescription Reminders • Medication Reviews • Online Pharmacists at, and much more. NEW SUMMER PHARMACY HOURS MONDAY-FRIDAY 9AM-9PM SATURDAY-SUNDAY 10AM-6PM

You can contact Carrie at her office in the Seniors Centre for more information if you are interested in this program. Phone 778-412-2430 or e-mail The OAPO Branch 93 will be having their spring pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 24 at the Seniors Centre. Be sure to mark your calendar for this event as we’d like to have a good turnout. Everyone is welcome to attend. The next OAPO monthly meeting is on May 8 at 1 p.m. at the Seniors Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend. Come and help us plan our monthly events. New ideas will be greatly appreciated and join us for tea, coffee, and refreshments afterwards. Until next month keep healthy and happy.

Health fact High in vitamin C, vitamin K and fiber, strawberries are a good source of folic acid, manganese, vitamins B5, B1, and B6. Strawberries protect the brain from oxidative stress and help you age gracefully while improving brain function, motor skills and learning. Strawberries, like blueberries, contain powerful antioxidants that protect us from free radicals. Strawberries help protect our heart, are an anti-inflammatory, and protect us against cancer. Like spinach, strawberries also contain oxalic acid and therefore can minimize calcium absorption. Strawberries are commonly allergen and it is advised that we don't offer them to children less than one year of age.



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Seniors’ Maintaining Active Retirement Today


55Calendar of Events May 2014







MD - Main Dining Room GD - Garden Dining Room MR - Media Room IG - Intergenerational CK - Country Kitchen B - Bistro L - Library TR - Training Rom


● 10:00 Presbyterian Church Service (GD) 2:30 First Baptist Church (MD)

★9:30 Senior Advocate


● HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOYCE WALKER!!! 10:30 Meet Your Buddy (MD) 3:00 Cribbage in the Bistro


● 10:30 Catholic Mass (IG) 10:30 Building Bird Houses 2:30 Old Time Fiddlers

3:00 Cribbage in the Bistro

18 2:30 Alliance Church ● HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANNA MAY KALLOCH!!!

● MAY DAY! 2:30 Tenant Council Meeting



★ Seniors Activity

Centre closed for Victoria Day

● 9:45 Bible Study (IG) 10:30 Pet Day (Patio) 1:30 Walmart Run


Advocate 1:00 Beg. Bridge 12:30 Quilting


● 10:30 Jammin’ with Rosetta and Friends 1:30 The Celtic Connection (MD) 1:30 Grocery Run

★ 1:00 Seniors

Advocate 1:00 Beg. Bridge


● 10:30 Seniors

Village Brunch 2:30 Seventh Day Church


● 10:30 Birthday Lunch at the Seniors Centre 2:00 Tenant Info Session 3:00 Cribbage in the Bistro

★ 10:30 Feldenkrais

9:00 Walking Group 12:30 Poker 1:00 Carpet Bowling

WILLIAMS LAKE SENIORS VILLAGE 1455 WESTERN AVENUE, WILLIAMS LAKE PHONE 250-305-3318 *These programs have limited space. Please sign up at the Front Desk or see Recreation Staff for requests. - Recreation programs are subject to change. Recreation Phone number is 250-305-3314

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● 10:30 Visit to Scout Island (IG) 2:30 Bingo (MD)


★ Bingo

Doors open 11:00 am Starts 12:00 pm


★ 9:00 Walking Group 7:00 Cribbage

Fiddlers (MD) 8 10:30 9 Out to Signal Point

● 10:30 Garden Meeting (GD) 1:30 Bible Study (MR) 2:30 Mother’s Day Tea ★ 1:00 Seniors Advocate (MD) ★10:00 Water Color Paint 1:00 Beg. Bridge 4:30 Current Events (L) 9:00 Walking Group 12:30 Quilting 6:30 Evening Drive 1:00 Poker 1:00 Carpet Bowling ★9:30 Senior Advocate 10:30 Exercises 12:30 Bridge 1:00 OAPO meeting ● 9:45 Bible Study 1:30 Bank Run

★ 1:00 Seniors

★ 10:30 Feldenkrais 9:00 Walking Group 12:30 Poker 1:00 Carpet Bowling

● HAPPY BIRTHDAY WENDY FLETCHER!!! 2:30 Evangelical Free Church (MD)


10:30 Exercises 12:30 Bridge

★ 10:30 Feldenkrais 9:00 Walking Group 12:30 Poker 1:00 Carpet Bowling



● 1:30 Bible Study (MR) 2:30 Tune Time with Vern (MD) 4:30 Current Events (L) 6:30 Movie Night (MR)

● 9:45 Bible Study 1:30 Walmart Run

★ 1:00 Seniors

Advocate 1:00 Beg. Bridge


● (IG) Games Day (MD) 1:45 Trivia with Sylke 3:00 Happy Hour


● 10:0 Cariboo Youth Gaming Centre 2:30 Bingo

★ 9:00 Walking Group 1:30 Senior Choir 7:00 Cribbage

at Boston 16 15 & Lunch Pizza

● 10:30 Legion Lunch 1:30 Bible Study (MR) 2:43 tune Time with Vern (MD) 5:00 Legion Spaghetti Night ★10:00 Water Color Paint 9:00 Walking Group ★9:30 Senior Advocate 1:00 Poker 10:30 Exercises 1:00 Carpet Bowling 12:30 Bridge ● (IG) Games Day (MD) 1:45 Crosswords with Sylke 3:00 Happy Hour




● 1:30 Bible Study 2:30 Tune Time with Vern (MD) 4:30 Current Events (L) 6:30 Evening Drive

★10:00 Water Color Paint

★9:30 Seniors Advocate

9:00 Walking Group 1:00 Poker 1:00 Carpet Bowling

10:30 Exercises 12:30 Bridge

Do you have an event happening catering to seniors?

★ Bingo

Doors open 11:00 am Starts 12:00 pm


● 2:30 Accordion Time with Gordon (MD)

2:30 Bingo


★ 9:00 Walking Group 7:00 Cribbage


● 9:00 Out to Horse ● 10:30 Intergenerational Lake Nurseries & Wind-up (MD) Lunch at the Alpaca Farm 2:30 Bingo 1:30 Bible Study ★ 9:00 Walking Group ★10:00 Water Color Paint ★9:30 Senior Advocate 7:00 Cribbage 9:00 Walking Group 10:30 Exercises 1:00 Poker 12:30 Bridge 1:00 Carpet Bowling

● HAPPY BIRTHDAY CAROLIN MUSTO! 1:45 Jeopardy with Sylke 2:00 Chips & Dip Happy Hour


● 10:30 Country Drive


● 10:30 Ukulele Sing Along (MD) (IG) Wheel Chair Races 3:00 Happy Hour

●10:30 Fall Fair Meeting (CK)

● 10:30 Memorial Tea (MD) 2:30 Prize Bingo


★ Pancake Breakfast 8:30 - 10:30 Bingo Doors open 11:00am Starts 12:00pm

● 2:30 Rider & Friends (MD)



Doors open 11:00am Starts 12:00pm

★9:00 Walking Group 1:30 Senior Choir 7:00 Cribbage 5:30 Potluck Dinner




Phone 250-392-2331 to have your event added to the next calendar.

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK Wednesday, May 7 Sense and Sensibility

The Studio Theatre’s production of Sense and Sensibility has had a great first week run and is heading into the second week of a threeweek run today. The period play is based on Jane Austen’s popular book Sense and Sensibility which has been adapted for the stage by Jon Jory and is being directed for the Studio Theatre production by Becky Strickland. This classic story of the Daswood sisters and their struggles to find love is on stage May 7 to 10 and May 14 to 17. Gaeil Farrar photo

The Cariboo Men’s Choir performs during the choir concert held in conjunction with the Cariboo Festival last month. The choir will host a Mother’s Day Concert this Sunday at 2 p.m. in St. Andrew’s United Church to celebrate their 10th anniversary and as fundraiser to help the church buy an elevator.

Cariboo Men’s Choir celebrates 10th year with Mother’s Day concert The Cariboo Men’s Choir will celebrate its 10th anniversary this Sunday with a special Mother’s Day concert. The idea of a men’s choir got its start in the fall of 2004, when the Vancouver Mens’ Welsh Choir performed in Williams Lake. That performance was well attended, received great reviews, and set in motion the creation of our own local mens’ choir. After that concert, retired administrator Bill McDonald, local teacher Carl Johnson, and a few others began wondering why Williams Lake could not form its own men’s singing group. Carl volunteered to be the musical director. Bill agreed to manage the group, and they found an accomplished pianist in retired teacher Jerry Tickner. The word went out through newspaper

advertisements and by word of mouth. At the first meeting, 17 interested men showed up, and the idea became a reality. In those early days, their first set of songs came from an elementary school songbook, and all the singing was done in unison. Now, 10 years later, the choir maintains a healthy average membership of 25. It routinely performs pieces involving four and even five part harmony. Its selection includes songs which are often difficult and complex, and it has become well known for the quality of its performances throughout the Cariboo. Every year, this choir competes in the Cariboo Music Festival placing with consistently good results. This year the choir performed The Rose and Homeward Bound, and received very high praise.

The Williams Lake Library is currently holding its annual book sale. The sale continues today, Wednesday, May 7 through Saturday, May 10 in the library ac-

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Other noteworthy performances have included the annual Tuba John’s Christmas Concert, The Williams Lake Pipe Band’s Ceilidh, annual Remembrance Day services, the Olympic Torch Relay Celebration, and several more. The public is invited to celebrate with the Cariboo Men’s Choir at their 10th anniversary concert to be held on Mothers’ Day, May 11 at St. Andrew’s United Church starting at 2 p.m. Admission will be by donation and all proceeds will go toward the St. Andrew’s elevator fund. Come out and enjoy a great selection of songs, some in unison and some in multi-part harmony. Selections will range from old favourites such as Away from the Roll of the Sea; Song for Mira, and Amazing Grace, to Canadian Classics such as This Land is Your Land and Hallelujah, to hit songs from Broadway musicals such as My Fair Lady, On

the Street Where You Live, Ol’ Man River, Bring Him Home and more. Special guest artist at this concert will be Kiera Johnson. Kiera has been studying at the Canadian College of Performing Arts in Oak Bay near Victoria. She was featured in the choir’s fifth anniversary concert and returns this year to add to this Mothers’ Day musical treat. The Cariboo Men’s Choir meets and practices at the Williams Lake campus of Lake City Secondary School on Saturday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Auditions are not required and all men are welcome to join the choir. New members do not need anything more than a willingness to sing. Men of all ages are invited to come out, learn to sing in harmony, and earn to read music. It’s a great way to keep your brain active, live longer and enjoy life.

Library’s annual book sale offers many choices dren’s books, audiovisual, and magazines. There is a large number of nonfiction titles, on a variety of subjects: travel, biography, history, science and math, just to name a

few. Wednesday through Friday the doors are open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday the doors are open from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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Nature Centre yard and garden sale The Scout Island Nature Centre will hold its Spring Yard and Garden Sale on Saturday, May 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the nature centre. There will be something to interest everyone – household treasures, sports, outdoor, and garden items, interesting house and garden plants, and bird houses. The event is a fundraiser for a student bursaries provided by the Williams Lake Field Naturalists.

Sunday, May 11

Mother’s Day Market The Williams Lake Lions and Lioness clubs are now taking registration from vendors wishing to participate in their annual Mother’s Day Market. The market takes place in the Save-On-Foods parking lot on Sunday, May 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The rental fee for a one car parking space is $10, a two car parking space is $15, and tables are $5 each. Vendors must pre-register and pre-pay. Registration forms are available at Burgess Plumbing and Heating on Broadway or by calling Al Garlinge at 250-3926834 or Steve Kozuki at 250305-2256. The event starts with a pancake breakfast where moms eat free. The breakfast is $7 for adults and $4 for children under age 10.



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Art of Reconciliation, the workshop The deadline for participation in the Art of Reconciliation workshops is coming up this Friday at noon. The two workshops will be co-facilitated by Sheila Dick and Anne Burrill and are open to equal numbers of First Nations and non-First Nations artists. “Reconciliation is both a personal journey and a public process,” says Burrill, the city’s manager of social development, who is co-ordinating the workshops. The first interactive

workshop takes place May 12 at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre next to city hall. During this workshop the artists will explore the topic of reconciliation and then after the workshop create a piece of art work that is reflective of their experience, thoughts and ideas. A second workshop will be held in late June for the artists to share their work and talk about how they created each piece. So far Burrill says there are nine regis-

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Seedy Saturday a time to share Monica Lamb-Yorski Staff Writer Since its inception the Williams Lake Food Policy Council (WLFPC) has continued to grow. Today the council oversees a local-food store and co-ordinates two community gardens. It also hosts an annual seed sharing event, which this year takes place on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memory Garden on Carson Drive. At Seedy Saturday there will be a seed exchange, seedlings and seeds for sale, gardening demonstrations, kid’s activities, live music and food vendors, organizers said. “People will also be able to sign up for a community garden bed,” said WLFPC director Tatjana Lauzon. Looking back Lauzon said the local food scene in Williams Lake has come a long way. After a community food forum in 2006 it became apparent many people didn’t know how to access local food, she recalled. “The community was worried about the disconnect to health and food, especially among our youth.” Immediately the council was formed and began developing a Food Action Plan committed to increas-


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Williams Lake Food Policy Council director Tatjana Lauzon and president Terri Smith at Cariboo Growers encourage everyone to join them at Seedy Saturday on May 10, taking place at the Community Memory Garden on Carson Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ing access to local food, growing a viable local food economy, advocating for municipal policies that support local food, and increasing self-sufficiency around food. Through an Interior Health community food action initiative, and financial support from the Westin Foundation, Thompson-Nicola United Way, the City of Williams Lake, Cariboo Regional District and Community Futures, the council established Cariboo Growers, a retail outlet located at the corner of Oliver Street and Third Avenue, a former Petro Canada station site,

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SPORTS NOTEBOOK Saturday, May 17 to Monday, May 19

2014 Peel Out Bike Festival Registration is now open for the 2014 Peel Out Mountain Bike Festival. For more information on course details and to register visit peelout as space is limited. For Saturday’s Outlaw Invitational Downhill, chosen riders must register by May 10. For Sunday’s Super Enduro, riders must have registered by May 1.

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Savona’s Troy Gerard goes sailing into the mud at the Williams Lake High School Rodeo on Sunday, meeting the mucky terrain after Saturday’s freak snow storm in the lakecity.

Action-packed weekend at high school rodeo Greg Sabatino Staff Writer Snow, mud, rain, and almost everything else in between wreaked havoc at the Williams Lake High School Rodeo Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds. Cowboys and cowgirls, competing in both the junior and senior rodeos held during the weekend, struggled to post top-10 times and scores. From Williams Lake Kate Barnett rode to a 61-point girls cutting score to finish third place on Sunday. Kaylee Billyboy, meanwhile, was eighth in pole bending, recording a 25.253-second time. In the junior rodeo Friday and Saturday Brianna Billy placed second in pole bending, seventh in barrel racing, seventh in girls breakaway roping and fifth in girls goat tying. Wyatt Armes placed second in boys goat tying and sixth in breakaway roping and Nic Flinton finished fourth in chute dogging Friday, third in chute dogging Saturday, sixth in goat tying and fourth in boys breakaway roping. Other lakecity competitors were Lyssa Murray and Melanie Wintjes. Greg Sabatino photo

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Left: As Garth Brooks sang in his famous song, “it’s dust and mud, it’s the ropes and the reins and the joy and pain, and the thing they call Rodeo.” There was all of that (with the exception of dust) on display at the Williams Lake High School rodeo on the weekend where the inclement weather created less than ideal conditions for competitive achievement. Kaylee Billyboy, seen here competing in the breakaway roping event, has an added piece to her usual rodeo wardrobe, having added a woollen winter ear-band under her cowboy hat in the effort to retain some warmth.

Bike to Work and School Week Dust off your bike and get ready to ride. May 26 to June 1 is Bike to Work Week. Register as a team or as a solo rider at www.biketowork. ca/williams-lake to track your kilometres, calories burned and emissions saved throughout the week.

Williams Lake Ladies Soccer League Registration Wednesday, May 7

Registration for the Williams Lake Ladies Soccer League outdoor season is underway. Games go Monday and Thursday evenings with games running every second Monday and every Thursday. The season runs from mid-May until the end of July with a dropin co-ed league running from August until September. New players are welcome to sign up and attend the games. For more information contact the WLLSL at or for registration forms visit Caribou Ski Source for Sports.

Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8 Big Lake Fishing Derby

The annual Big Lake Fishing Derby promises to be a whopper. Registration takes place June 7 from 6 to 8 a.m., and on Sunday from 6 a.m. until noon. The top adult prize is $1,000, second place wins $300 and the top youth prize is $200. Cost is $18 for one day, $30 for both days. Youth and seniors are $12 for one day and $20 for two days. For more information contact Peggy Gleason at mags1946@ or at 250-243-0024.


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More than 30 people — including some members of the Williams Lake Youth Soccer Association and the Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association — took part in the McDonald’s Fun Run and Walk Sunday morning to help raise funds for Williams Lake KidSport.

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nal the Copperheads downed West Fraser Sawmill, 5-3, following a second-place roundrobin finish on Saturday. In the matchup for third and fourth place West Fraser edged the Pinnacle Pellets, 7-4. Scores from Sunday’s playoff finals were as follows: Game one: Pinnacle Pellets defeated Gibraltar Copper Kings 8-2. Game two: Mount Polley defeated West Fraser Sawmill 5-3. Game three: Gibraltar Copper Kings de-



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Fuller selected by Tri-City Americans in WHL draft Williams Lake’s Landon Fuller was the 90th overall selection May 1 in the Western Hockey League 2014 Bantam Draft. Fuller, who played last season for the tier two bantam Williams Lake Timberwolves, was the fifth-round pick of the Tri-City Americans. The six-foot, 190-pound 14-year-old blueliner is the younger brother of Evan Fuller, who played in more than 250 WHL games between Chilliwack, Moose Jaw and Prince George. Landon recorded seven goals and 24 assists for 31 points and 138 penalty minutes last season with the Timberwolves.

the mountain race going, but we’re going to change the rodeo to a gymkhana,” said Xeni Gwet’in Chief Roger

Nemiah Valley Rodeo cancelled What would have been the 37th Annual Nemiah Valley Rodeo has been cancelled. “We’re going to keep

ing and cost factors. The contestants are getting less and it costs us more money so we wanted to venture out and do

something a little different to see what people want to do. We haven’t made a decision to stop the rodeo from coming

back [in the future].” William added shifting to a gymkhana format will allow more local members of his

community to participate in the event. The Nemiah Valley Rodeo was scheduled to be held Aug. 2-3.

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Locals ride to top finishes at Vanderhoof BCRA Rodeo Williams Lake and area cowboys and cowgirls were kicking up dust at the B.C. Rodeo Association Vanderhoof Indoor Rodeo April 26-27. Alexis Creek’s Nicole Hoessl raced to a second-place finish in ladies barrel racing with a time of 14.458 seconds, winning a $736.75 payday. Callie Jo Hume of Williams Lake, meanwhile, took second in junior barrel racing in 15.014 seconds ($137.23), while Emmett Beeds placed third in junior steer riding with a 69-point effort ($98.28). 150 Mile House’s Myles King teamed up with Kamloops’ Jeff Wills to win second place in team roping, posting a 7.3-second time and winning $619.53 each. Next up for the BCRA series is the PWRA/BCRA Grand Coulee Rodeo in Washington May 9, the BCRA Louis Estates Rodeo in Vernon May 10, and the Princeton Rodeo May 10. For more results from the season and standings visit

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It’s spring car cleaning time, inside and out If a road trip is part of your vacation An easy check and repair item is plans this summer, it’s time to get lighting. You may need some help the horseless chariot prepared. confirming that the brake and That means cleaning it inside and backup lights are functioning at out and performing some important the rear. Otherwise, it’s a simple maintenance to ensure you get the walk-around check that should best fuel economy. include the turn signals and headIn most parts of B.C., the swap lights (both low and high beams) Unnecessary from winter tires to all-season or weight increases fuel and don’t forget the license plate summer tires is already well under and those little side marker lights. consumption and way (studded winter tire removal is If you’ve got a vehicle with a mandatory by April 30). Winter tires some of that extra headlight (clear plastic) cover are made with a softer and stickier weight could be in that’s showing its age, there are rubber compound that wears faster the form of mud and some good products on the market and increases fuel consumption at now that help restore clarity. dirt on your vehicle’s Wiper blades are another easy higher temperatures. They also tend to be noisier and you’ll hear them undercarriage. check and replace item. A buildeven more, now that you can finally Bob McHugh up of grease or grim on the roll down the windows. windshield will also reduce the You may also be dragging around effectiveness of the wipers. Clean too much junk in the trunk, like that snow shovel the rubber wiper blade with a soft cloth soaked you always pack during in the winter months. in the glass cleaner. In B.C., those windshield Unnecessary weight increases fuel consumption wipers typically work harder than anywhere else and some of that extra weight could be in the in Canada and life expectancy can be less than form of mud and dirt on your vehicle’s undercara year. If they’re still streaking, chattering or riage. Road salt is probably also trapped in that generally not doing the job – replace them. muddy mess, which is a corrosion accelerant that Getting back to tires, a loaded vehicle driven at your vehicle’s body doesn’t need. highway speeds for prolonged periods in hot While you’re poking around in the trunk, take a weather conditions can be a punishing test for look under the floor cover. Water leaking into the tires and the dreaded blow-out is a real concern. vehicle tends to accumulate in the lowest spots, Even a tire that looks okay and has plenty of or maybe that’s why it’s called a spare-wheel tread remaining may not be in great shape. The well. If the spare is a conventional tire, check its “best before” date on most passenger tires is inflation pressure and, while you’re at it, make eight years old and you should be able to find sure that the emergency jack and tool kit are a date of manufacture stamped somewhere on also in good working order. sidewall of the tire.



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Picking the right ride for you By Alexandra Straub

Life of two wheels is incredible. Just ask anyone who rides. But part of that appeal is finding a riding style that fits your personal preference. There are many different ways to get you on the open (or dirt) road to enjoy the best of the great outdoors. I’ll suggest some new makes and models to consider in each category, but by no means are these the be-all-end-all of choices. Cruisers

Cruisers have mass appeal because of their low seat heights, generally comfortable ergonomics and ability to get you from point A to B in style. Some models have the foot pegs stretched forward, some don’t. They might not be the most nimble bikes around but they certainly do have mass appeal. Better yet, they come in all different sizes, shapes and displacements making it even more accessible to riders. Bikes: Honda CTX700, Yamaha Bolt, Harley-Davidson Superlow 1200T, Suzuki Boulevard C50 Sport Tourer

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a sport touring motorcycle. They’re generally not as heavy or as elaborate as a full on touring bike, so you get the best of both worlds. Bikes: BMW K1300S, BMW K1600GT, Yamaha FJR1300, Honda VFR1200 Touring

When asked how I’d describe a Touring bike I say: not small! These machines are typically heavy, but come equipped with the technology and luxuries that can take you across the country and further. Their fuel tanks are generally much bigger so you can keep going for longer. Furthermore, storage compartments, relatively speaking, are quite generous. Bikes: Harley-Davidson Electra Glide/Ultra Limited, Honda Goldwing, Suzuki Boulevard C90T B.O.S.S. Trials

Those looking into trying

riding without the high speeds might fall in love with trials riding. But get ready for a workout. If you look, there’s no seat. That’s because you’re meant to stand. Trials is a slow speed type of thrill where you manage obstacles and find ways to do things that even you didn’t think was possible. Think: riding up huge logs, up steep hills and over some interesting terrain. Either way, it’s a lot of fun and both physically and mentally challenging. Bikes: Montesa Cota 4RT, Beta 200, Gas Gas TXT Pro Dirt

Playing in the dirt has never been so much fun! No, really. It’s true. Whether you’re young or young at heart, dirt bikes are a great way to enjoy the outdoors. Dirt bikes are restricted to the dirt, meaning, unless you have a dual sport bike that has a license plate, you can’t ride them in the road. That said, they’re generally quite affordable and are extremely durable. Since there are so many different kinds to choose from, I’ll list the manufacturers that make them Bikes: Honda, KTM, Yamaha, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Aprilia Adventure

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Dirt Bikes: Honda. Adventure bikes have an uncanny ability to get you through some incredible terrain. Bikes: BMW F700GS/ F800GS/R1200GS, Suzuki V-Strom, KTM 1190 Adventure Sport

If you’re looking for the ultimate performance machine, a sport bike is the way to go. These are the bikes that are generally designed with the racetrack in mind but are street legal. They have more horsepower than you’ll ever need and harness the engineering prowess of the best of the best. That said, they have an aggressive seating position and aren’t always suited for taller riders. Then again, if we really want something to work, we make it work! Bikes: Ducati Panigale 899/1199, MV Agusta F3, Honda CBR600RR/1000RR, Suzuki GSX-R 750/1000, Yamaha R6/R1, Kawasaki

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No, I’m not suggesting riding in your birthday suit! Naked bikes tend to have a more upright seating and handlebar position and are devoid of fancy bodywork covering the

engine and mechanical components. You still get quite a bit of sportiness out of these, but without the aggressive seating and the stress on your wrists. Some Naked bikes are: Triumph Street Triple, Tri-

umph Speed Triple, Ducati Streetfighter 848, Honda NC700X, Yamaha FZ-09. Of course, there are café racers, customs bikes and more. I could go on!

“They’re not safe. But it would only be a problem in an accident.”

Confessions of a Curber I was getting good at this, so I purchased a used vehicle in the U.S. and imported it. It didn’t have any airbags, so the warning lights were on. But I wasn’t picky. I knew, based on my other tricks, I could solve that before I had it inspected and registered. You just couldn’t be too worried about the truth. I Googled airbags. I saw I had three options. Get certified replacements installed at a repair shop. Buy some and install them myself. Or, override the warning light. I called and found that the first option was out of the question. Way too expensive. But, option two had some promise. There were cheap ones online. Of course, there were some warnings about dangerous fake airbags. Option three, overriding the warning lights, went too far – even for me. You can find how-to videos about anything on the web. So, I ordered cheap ones and had them sent to my U.S. mailbox. I used a buddy’s garage and put them in. Bingo! The warning lights went off and I was on my way. Soon, I had an ad up on several classified websites: Great car for sale. Moving out of the country and need to sell fast! Good condition. Recently inspected. Call cell. I’m flexible on price!! I couldn’t believe how many calls I had. I found my buyer not long after. A nice man about my age; divorced with three kids. That’s all I know about him – I don’t like getting too personal. I was actually honest about the vehicle this time. I told him that the car had been in an

accident and was from the U.S. I asked if he wanted a vehicle history report*, but he declined. He appreciated my honesty, as he’d gone through a few bad deals. With the transaction done, we parted ways. Then I got a call from my buddy. Being a curious person, he’d read the boxes the airbags came in that I’d left at his shop. “You installed counterfeit airbags,” he said. “So? They look identical to the original airbags,” I said. “I’ve seen videos of bogus airbags catching fire and with metal bits exploding when they deploy. They’re not safe,” he scolded. I’ll take my chances, I thought. It would only be a problem in an accident. The next day, my buddy left a message. He ended our friendship. Whoa, chill out. A guy’s got a right to make a few bucks.

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A real stretch for BMW lovers do get spoiled with a rear wiper on an SUV). The hatch is electronically operated and provides a long and wide cargo area, plus the rear seats fold in a snap. The rear windows and cargo do not have darkened, privacy class like an SUV, which is something I would prefer.

There are settings for vehicle dynamics and suspension from “Eco” to “Sport Plus” that can take this car from relaxed to athletic at the push of a button. I really enjoyed driving in sport mode and getting the full effect of the 335GT, as the in-line turbo 6-cylinder is still one of the best power plants on the road. For buyers looking to save on fuel and when purchasing, the 328GT is still a potent machine.


The all-new BMW 335GT. By Zack Spencer

A recent jaunt to Beijing was a major revelation, from the sheer size of the population to the massive car market and the types of cars people there like to buy. In the luxury segment, elongated versions of existing sedan are very popular. There “long” wheelbase cars instantly show that the owner has attained a certain level of status and a big part of that is being chauffer driven. In Canada, we have long wheelbase sedans but typically, they are top models like a BMW 7 Series or S-Class Mercedes. In China, even base models like the BMW 3 Series or Audi A4 have stretched versions. I raise this because the all-new BMW 335GT is the long wheel-


The all-new BMW 335GT is the long wheelbase 3 Series, developed for China, modified for a niche market here.

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base 3 Series, developed for China, modified for a niche market here. Looks

Adding 10 cms of additional legroom to the back seat of the 335GT opens up a different experience for rear passengers. The GT offers slightly higher seating position and roofline with a hatchback design

that makes for a dramatic and functional car. BMW does have a 3 Series station wagon but it looks like a wagon, this design mimics a sedan silhouette with only a slight hint of the cars true practicality. There is a wing that emerges out of the hatch at highway speeds to produce more down force, similar to the one found in Porsche’s Panamera. The GT is sold as a 328GT, with a $48,990 starting price. It has a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and 18inch wheels. The $56,990 335GT has a larger turbocharged 6-cylinder engine and 19-inch wheels. (The wheels seen here are

winter wheels and tires) Inside

The 3 Series sedan is already fitted with topnotch materials and a functional dash. This is carried over to the GT model, so the front seats remain unaltered. It is the back of the car that is dramatically different. With added legroom and a higher roofline the GT feels open, especially when fitted with the panoramic roof. My kids loved the extra space but noticed the doors sit a bit higher compared to a regular mid-size SUV. The hatch has no rear wiper so expect rear visibility to be blurry on rainy or snowy days. (You

The 3 Series sedan has been considered the benchmark in the compact luxury market for decades and a lot of the same goodness is here in the GT. With a longer wheelbase and a slightly higher centre of gravity it doesn’t handle as nimbly as the sedan but it is much better than the taller X3 SUV. The power from either 241 hp turbocharged 4-cylinder or the 300 hp turbocharged 6-cylinder engines goes to all four wheels and is shifted through a very slick 8-speed auto box.

price is more expensive than the X3 so this is a premium offering in the BMW family. If I were in the market for a BMW the 335GT or less expensive 328GT would be in the running. With kids I lake having and SUV but still want the fun and stability that a sedan offers. This GT might just be the right balance for some. So thank you China for helping to bring a unique new class of car to our market.


The GT falls into a very nice spot in the 3 Series family, and I include the X3 in that group. The sedan is a great car but not as practical as the X3. Yes the X3 has traditional SUV appeal but looses some of the sedans nimbleness. This is where the GT plays. It has a bigger cargo area than the X3, more rear legroom but it also has more a sedan stance on the road. The

BMW 335GT Power: 2.0 L turbo 4-cylinder with 241hp or 3.0L 6-cylinder with 300hp Fill-up: 10.5L/6.7L/100km (city/highway 335GT) Transmission: Copy Sticker price: $48,990$56,990

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Luxury sport ute with an emphasis on safety By Ian Harwood

The 2014 Infiniti QX60 is a luxurious sport utility vehicle that puts safety above everything else. Looks:

The QX60 is a very attractive vehicle to these eyes; it has distinctive Infiniti looks. The projector style headlights flow with the body lines and the fog lights look like they belong instead of an afterthought. The side body lines almost give the appearance of waves moving up the vehicle. LED rear brake lights and center high mounted stoplight sit atop the rear power lift-gate. Chrome accents around the windows give it a sense of elegance. In The Cab:

The cabin seemed large to me at first, but after climbing in and getting comfortable it is really not that big. If you are a . . . now how can I put this delicately? – If you are an amply proportioned person really spend some time trying out all of the seat positions. Once in the driver’s seat I found the controls well positioned and easy to operate. I liked the navigation screen with 3D mapping, the monitor offers a bird’s eye view of the vehicle and detects moving objects thus providing more help in backing up in a tight parking lot. It features an 8-way power driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support, 6 way power front passenger’s seat, 60/40 split folding and sliding second row bench seat that allows easy entry/exit even with a child seat installed, 50/50 split folding third row seat that reclines. The audio system is a 6 speaker, AM/ FM/CD with MP3 playback capability and has a speed sensitive volume control. The AWD model receives a Bose 13 speaker premium system. Safety first:

The QX60 includes dual stage front airbags with seatbelt and occupant sensors, driver and front passenger side impact supplement airbags, roof mounted curtain side impact airbags with rollover sensor for all row outboard occupant head


The safety features of this vehicle are incredible and I think most people would feel very safe driving it.


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protection. Infiniti recognizes how important it is to have children secure in their vehicles. They have developed a latch system that securely anchors a compatible child seat. Intelligent brake assist system is a safety feature that continuously monitors and analyzes closing speeds to a vehicle ahead and provides warnings. If a collision is immanent, it will also apply the brakes. There is also a lane departure warning and prevention system. Power:

A 3.5 litre, 24 valve V6 engine with 265 horsepower and 248 foot pounds of torque power this vehicle. The transmission is an electronically continuously variable (CVT) with manual shift capabilities.

The 2014 Infiniti QX60. Pump frequency:

10.5/7.6 L/100km (city/ highway) 10.9/7.8 L/100km (city/ highway) AWD Model Warranty support: 48 month/ 100,000 km Roadworthy:

Excellent handling to this vehicle, steering was quick and responsive, and body roll was at a minimum. Even though the engine

was more than adequate providing plenty of power, the CVT transmission was continuing to make adjustments and I found at times sudden bursts of power followed by a hard up shift. Defiantly not something I expected with this type of luxury.

There is little more annoying than the power trips exhibited in parking lots. You are in a busy shopping mall lot and after minutes of cruising you see a driver return to his car and load up. As he climbs in he notices you waiting patiently and that’s when the mind

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Shelter Support Worker Full Time Job Opportunity

General: Under the direction of the Executive Director and the Social Programs Supervisor, this employee will be responsible for admissions and referrals, administrative tasks, general shelter duties and be involved with the Society’s various activities. QUALIFICATIONS - Grade 12 minimum with job experience in related community work and mental health. - Must maintain professional conduct and abide by the Cariboo Friendship Society’s Code of Ethics. - Must submit to a criminal records check. - Ability to work with Aboriginal communities an asset. - Valid driver’s license is an asset. Closing Date:

We are looking for EXPERIENCED INSTALLERS with construction experience, specifically for doors and windows. Experience an asset. • Full time, long term positions • Competitive wages and benefits Drop resumes in person, or email Stampede Glass at - NO PHONE CALLS

May 23, 2014

Submit your resume to the Personnel Committee Cariboo Friendship Society, 99 South Third Avenue, Williams Lake, BC Please note: Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

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Obituaries Hosking, Douglas John July 18, 1942 - May 1, 2014 It is with sadness we announce the death of Douglas John Hosking, 71. He was born in Lindsey Ontario.

Doug is lovingly remembered by his wife Carolyn, children Chenoalyn (Matthew) LeGresley, Keenan , Kyla (Matthew) Andrieux and his six precious grandchildren who were his pride and joy. His siblings Ron (Polly), Joy (Phil) Redo and nephews will remember him fondly. Doug was predeceased by his parents John (Jack) and Mary (Mamie) Hosking, infant brother Howard and nephew Daryl. A celebration of life was held on Sept 28, 2013, at which Doug preached, sang and expressed the good things God had been doing to help him and his family through his diagnosis and treatment for brain cancer. Doug will be laid to rest in the Williams Lake Cemetery on May 9, 2014 at 12:00. Alternate service location at SDA Church on Ninth and Huston, if raining. Messages and condolences have been very appreciated and can be sent to Carolyn and family at or Carolyn or Doug’s face book page. In lieu of flowers donations to one of the following would be appreciated: Gospel Outreach Canada; Adventist Disaster Relief Agency; or Prayer Chapel at Camp Pugwash, NS. Attention: Julie Bannister at


Cariboo Pulp & Paper has exciting opportunities within Quesnel BC. We are a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp as well as clean “greenâ€? energy. Forward thinking ownership, capital investment and movement towards bio-product growth ensures a secure life long career opportunity as Cariboo Pulp & Paper has a bright future. Our ideal candidate possesses: • A valid Inter-Provincial or BC Provincial Journeyperson Millwright, Journeyperson Welder (A Ticket) or Journeyperson Pipe-Ă€tter certiĂ€cation • Heavy industry experience • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work place • Strong communication and interpersonal skills • Able to work independently and as part of a team • Flexible schedule for various shifts Our employees drive our success. We believe in providing opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for someone who wants to build their career in our company.

Cariboo Offers: • Competitive Wages & BeneÀts • A Stable Rewarding Career • An Attractive Relocation Package

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Experienced mature cook & waitress needed at Dog ‘N Suds. Please drop off resume. FLAGGERS IN HIGH DEMAND: Training 100 Mile May 10/11. WL May 17/18. $210. For info call 1-866-737-2389 LOOKING for contract logging trucks to haul in the Vernon, Lumby, Salmon Arm, Malakwa area. Steady work. Please call 250-597-4777

HAY FARM/RANCH: Caretaker wanted at Little Fort, BC. Duties include operating irrigation system, haying help, yard maintenance, etc. Some mechanical aptitude would be beneficial. Salary commensurate with experience, but we can train. Ideal for semi-retired farmer/rancher. Good housing available. Reply by email to: or phone Frank at 250-456-2387 or 250-706-9005.

NOW HIRING! easyhome is Canada’s largest, and third largest merchandise leasing company in the world. We operate over 200 stores and are aggressively expanding from coast to coast. We offer our customers top quality, brandname appliances, home furnishings and electronics. easyhome is NOW HIRING! We are looking for Leasing Specialist (sales), Customer Retention Specialist & Delivery Drivers

We offer you ... Career Growth Great Pay Benefits & Incentives! To apply for this position, please forward resume to: easyhome Store Boitanio Mall, Unit #22 850 Oliver Street We thank all applicants, however, only those considered will be contacted.

Year-round Maintenance Person, Seasonal Housekeepers & Servers required for lodge in northern B.C. Email Or call 1-250-776-3481

Invasive Plant Worker The ideal candidate should possess the following but will consider people with some of these qualifications. Experience in herbicide treatment of Invasive plants. Knowledge and use of hand held GPS Units. Excellent computer skills. A valid Class 5 B.C. drivers license and clean abstract. Preference will be given to candidates with an Industrial Vegetation & Noxious Weed Certificate, Forestry experience, a 4x4 pickup in good condition for work use. Willing to train ideal candidate. Wages are negotiable and depend on experience. Camp work may be required. This is a temporary position which may extend into September. Please email resumes to


Experience in the building industry an asset but not mandatory. Must have a strong sense of customer service. Must be able to work weekends. Competitive wages, benefit package and year-round employment. Must be available to start immediately. Apply in person Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5pm to Daryle, Kathie or Stephanie

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910 E. Mackenzie Ave S An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring experienced dozer and excavator operators, meals and lodging provided. Drug testing required. 1-(780)7235051. Construction Helper needed for general construction. Experience preferred, drivers license and vehicle a must! Starting immediately. Please send resume to:

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regular, part time, 27 hours per week Nenqayni is a residential alcohol and drug treatment centre providing holistic healing to First Nations and Inuit youth and families in a safe and secure environment. Please visit our website for further information. Qualified applicants for the Counsellor position should have a solid grounding in and experience with youth and adult addictions treatment and the ability to deliver one-on-one or group counselling and therapeutic education workshops. Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. This position may involve periodic travel requirements. Salary range is $16.00 to $25.00 per hour depending on education and experience. Qualified applicants for the Coach positions should have previous coaching experience and appropriate training. Position 1: Monday and Tuesday – 3pm to 11pm, Sunday 8am to 8pm. Position 2: Wednesday and Thursday – 3pm to 11pm, Saturday 8am to 8pm. Salary range is $13.79 to $16.00 per hour depending on education and experience. Preferably, the successful candidates will be of aboriginal descent and will obtain a Class 4 driver’s licence within the six month probationary period. The Class 4 licence is required. Reliable transportation to and from Nenqayni is required, as it is located approx. twenty kilometres north of Williams Lake.

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Career Opportunities

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Build Your Career With Us

Looking for your next great career opportunity? Do you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment with the potenƟal for conƟnuous growth and development? At Tolko people are our most valuable resource and our success depends on innovaƟve individuals who are aligned with our organizaƟonal values. We currently have the following career opportuniƟes available:


Lavington Division, North Okanagan, BC QUALIFICATIONS: • Carbide Ɵp and curve sawing experience • Benchman Ɵcket preferred • Will consider circular Ɵcket • Previous sawmill experience will be considered a deĮnite asset


Lavington Division, North Okanagan, BC QUALIFICATIONS: • Journeyman Millwright cerƟĮcaƟon; • Ability to read blue prints, plans and schemaƟcs • Strong problem solving skills • Commitment to working safely coupled with strong communicaƟon & interpersonal skills. • Ability to work independently with liƩle supervision • OrganizaƟonal and planning skills as well as proĮciency in MicrosoŌ Word, Excel and Outlook JOIN THE TOLKO PROFESSIONALS: • CompeƟƟve wages • Development opportuniƟes • On-going training • Dynamic and challenging environment Submit your resume by May 9th, 2014 Tolko oīers an uncompromising focus on safety performance, compeƟƟve compensaƟon packages, sustainable business pracƟces, and a progressive environment. We are an industry leader in world markets and we are looking for some great people to join our team!

We’re on the net at West Fraser believes in giving our employees a challenge they can rise to. Discover what you can achieve with West Fraser. Our 100 Mile Lumber division is seeking a motivated:

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Create the ultimate entertainment experience in your home with home theatre systems and multi-media rooms. Our skilled professionals will design and install complete, dedicated private home theatre systems that complement and enhance the aesthetic demands of your home. From screen to furniture, Audio Video Unlimited will help your family enjoy must-see TV and movies.


CERTIFIED HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC Responsibilities include: • Troubleshooting and inspecting equipment to detect faults and malfunctions, • Determining the extent of repair required, • Adjusting equipment and repairing and/or replacing defective parts, • Testing repaired equipment for proper performance, • Cleaning and performing other maintenance work, • Servicing attachments and working tools, • Instructing apprentices. Our ideal candidate will have: • Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Trade Certification • Experience with Caterpillar, Letourneau & Liebherr mobile equipment and Taylor Forklifts • Good interpersonal, communication and organization skills • Proven safety record and the utmost attention to maintain the safe operations of equipment • Solid technical and mechanical skills • Over 4 years of work experience in trades • Our Heavy Duty Mechanics work days, afternoons and graveyards. Considered asset: • Previous experience in sawmill and/or planermill • Additional trade certification or experience West Fraser is currently looking for individuals who are interested in a full time long-term career in a modern mill environment. We offer an excellent compensation package including: a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension plan. Safety is one of West Fraser’s core values and our employees can expect a challenging stable work environment with career development opportunities. Rate of pay and benefits as per the USW Local 1-425 Collective Agreement. Interested applicants should apply by sending their resume and proof of qualifications in confidence to Pat Pasanen:, or faxing to (250) 3958254. Applications will be accepted until May 16th, 2014. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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A.R.S. Enterprises Ltd

Deadline for submissions is Friday May 9, 2014 Please send your resume, a covering letter and three references to Nenqayni Wellness Centre, PO Box 2529, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 4P2 or by fax: 250-989-0307 or email to jchorney@


234 Borland St.

C & Ski Small Engines Sales and Service of All Small Engine and Marine Equipment

Colin Stevens 25 years experience

• 2 stroke crankshaft rebuilding • Cylinder boring • Buy and sell used equipment all makes and models • Many parts - new and used available • Dealer for Motovan, Kimpex, Trans Can Imports, Western Marine and many more • Warranty Contractor for Sears


3616 Stanchfield Road - 15 mins up Horsefly Road

Brad Huston • Small Appliance Recycling Depot • E-Waste Electronic Recycling Center 250-982-2611 Daily service to Quesnel Wednesday & Friday to Bella Coola In-Town Deliveries

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted INTAKE WORKER (part-time) Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society of Prince George (Williams Lake Branch) seeking a person with good communication and computer skills to work with the Settlement program team. Intake Worker will provide initial assessment of newcomers’ needs, make appointments for interviews and language assessment, and perform other duties as required. Applicants must have post-secondary education in Social Services or Human Services field; ability to work in a multicultural, multilingual and multiracial setting; demonstrated cross-cultural communications skills; and knowledge of basic initial needs assessment. Email or fax resume and cover letter to Baljit Sethi, Executive Director, care of fax: 778-412-9030 by 4:00pm, Friday, May 9, 2014.

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services

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FULL & part time front counter help wanted at The Goldfield Bakery, Barkerville, B.C. Send resume to fax 250-994-3241 or email

The Overlander Pub would like to hire dynamic, friendly people who aspire to making every customer’s experience enjoyable. Full-time Servers Part-time Bartender Part-time Bouncer Training will be provided. Must have Serving It Right or be willing to acquire. Please drop off your resume in person to the Overlander Pub.

Part Time Server Must be able to work afternoons, early evenings and Saturdays. Apply in person to:

Porky’s Deli - Now hiring, requires- Mature person for front counter and kitchen,Part time, some weekends. Apply in person with resume after 1:30 pm. No phone calls

1118 Lakeview Crescent

Vernon Service Company requires Journeyman Service Plumbers/Gasfitters, $36.00/hr Call (250)549-4444 or fax 250-549-4416

Fraser Inn COLD BEER & WINE STORE is now accepting applications for part-time personnel. Applicants must be available to work evenings and weekends. Please apply in person to Tammy, Mon to Fri 9am to 4pm

GENERAL HANDYMAN Successful applicant must have a wide range of skills. - Gyprocking -Basic Plumbing -General Repair and Maintenance

Help Wanted

PART TIME SALES ASSOCIATE Seeking mature individual for part-time position. Some evenings and weekends required. Excellent customer service skills and ability to obtain Serving It Right Certificate required. Apply in person to 1730B South Broadway (under the Laughing Loon) attention Lynn.

1730 South Broadway Williams Lake Plato Island Resort & Marina looking for “Jack Of All Trades” for summer season. Please call 1(250)620-0037

Financial Services

(Green Acres Mall)

Experienced Full Time Cook Wanted Wages dependent on experience. Medical & dental benefits. Apply in person with resume at 177 Yorston Street NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Help Wanted

For highly motivated individuals with exceptional retail experience. If you have previous experience in a retail environment and are interested in an opportunity for career growth with competitive wages and a chance to use a variety of your skills. Please submit current resume to:

527 South Mackenzie Avenue Williams Lake, BC



Great opportunity for the right person.

• Are you a fully qualified hair stylist? Full Service Salon • Do you want to advance your career? • Build yourself a large clientele base? • Do you have a friendly, enthusiastic personality? • Do you consider yourself a confident, well-rounded hair stylist with the capability of learning more? • Do you want great working conditions? We are a Wella Concept Salon which enables us to have the opportunity for advanced education and, in turn, offers the best possible service to our clients. We also have an opening for a part-time esthetician. Experience is required for this position. If you feel either of these positions is a fit, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Diane, JD’s Full Service Styling Salon at #3 - 250 Birch Ave., 100 Mile House

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Full time Dental Receptionist needed for busy practice. MUST have dental experience. Bring resume to Dr. Ciriello, 440 Comer St. Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Kids Only Dental is looking for a fun & enthusiastic CDA to join their team starting in June. 3-4 days per week. Please apply in person with resume to 399 Western Avenue.

UNFILED TAX returns? Unreported income? Avoid prosecution and penalties. Call a tax attorney first! 855-668-8089 (Mon-Fri 9-6 ET)

Painting & Decorating Pro-Painting Residential & Commercial 25 yrs experience, competitive rate or better, free estimates, 1 yrs guarantee. Call Charlie at (250)989-1363 or (250)3985174.



Full & Part Time Employment Opportunities

Successful applicant must be bondable and have excellent public relation skills. Transportation is a must and require own tools.

Call Darcy 250-302-9108 or email

3015 B Mackenzie Ave


IF YOU own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is not an issue. 1.800.587.2161. Government Licensed Trustees in Bankruptcy & Proposal Administrators

Financial Services DROWNING IN debt? Cut debts more than 60% & debt free in half the time! Avoid bankruptcy! Free Consultation. or Toll Free 1-877-556-3500 BBB Rated A+


Depot for batteries, rads, copper, aluminum, catalytic converters, alts. and starts. Will p/u, will pay cash! Phone 250-398-0672

Pets & Livestock

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420

Fox Mtn Ranch. Round/1580 lbs bales, Alf/Grass/Med/1000 lbs. 3’x3’x8’ Alf/Grass. Cell 1(250)305-9931

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SEARCHING FOR A NEW CAREER? Commercial Lines Assistant Full Time/Regular Position

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MIND PATH HYPNOTHERAPY Vicky Ortiz - RDH, M.H., C.Cht Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist Past Life Regression Specialist

WHO WOULD YOU BE IF YOU COULD ONLY CHANGE YOUR MIND? Weight Loss • Reduce Anxiety Reduce Depression Believe in the Power of your own mind!


Country Cottage Hairstyling

Welcomes d Tracy Fodchuk Evening Appointments Available for your convenience

250-398-STYL | 250-398-7895 | 250 Barnard Street

June 9 - June 24 Advanced Level 3

Job Description HUB International Barton Insurance is looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual to come join our commercial lines team in Williams Lake! Duties include: * Process insurance documents * Maintain renewal lists and follow up on expiry dates * Work directly with clients to maintain active files re: client business, contacts, changes etc. * Assist producer in marketing accounts for best coverage and rates * Commit to having fun in collaborative team environment Candidate Requirements: * Experience an asset, but willing to train the right applicant * Task and detail oriented with strong organizational skills * Excellent communication and computer skills * Committed to professional development to enhance skills and abilities

Apply in person with resume #1-11 South 2nd Avenue

CARIBOO FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY Little Moccasins Learning Centre Three Full Time Positions

Job Title:

Early Childhood Educator

Job Purpose: To carry out the goals and objectives of Little Moccasins Learning Centre. Essential Job Results • Reports directly to the LMLC Program Manager • Maintains quality service for children and parents • Maintains confidentiality Special Requirements and Qualifications • Possess an Early Childhood Education Certificate • Knowledge and understanding of local Aboriginal Cultures and/or the ability to work with Aboriginal peoples • Current Provincial Criminal records check • Valid safety oriented first-aid certificate • Tuberculosis skin test and immunization booster • Special Needs Certificate would be an asset Please note: Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry. Closing Date: May 19, 2014 Submit Resume: Please provide covering letter with references and submit your resume to Cariboo Friendship Society, 99 South Third Avenue, Williams Lake or by email:

May 9 & May 24 Transportation Endorsement

May 8 & May 23 Training for Level 1

Melanie Funk

E.M.P. Instructor/Trainer/Evaluator Registered Training Agency for Worksafe BC

Workplace Level 1 Transportation Endorsement Pediatric Courses Automated External Defibrillator C.P.R. All Levels Advanced Level 3

Group Rates Available BOOK NOW

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• Soften lines around the mouth • Volume lift and cheek enhancement • Botox Cosmetic and Juvéderm ~ Terrific Alone. Better Together

For a new younger you Dr. J.D. Neufeld • 250-392-7227 • 402 Borland St

The Right Tires at the Right Price.

Mag Wheels

also available! Merv Bond

Service Manager


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Real Estate

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For Sale By Owner

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Large quantity round bales, 1200-1500lbs. stored outside: $55/each, stored in barn: $85/ each. 1(250)614-6667 or 1(250)568-2338 (P.G. area) Easy access & loading for semis.

A- STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’ 53’ and insulated containers all sizes in stock. SPECIAL Trades are welcome. 40’ Containers under $2500! Also JD 544 &644 wheel Loaders JD 892D LC excavator Ph Toll free 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB

Pets Beautiful black & white female Boston Terrier, 8 mo. old, $400. (250)398-2802

Merchandise for Sale

Antiques / Vintage Large Antique (250)296-0139




Auctions Friday, May 9 7:00 PM Jewellery, Coins & General Merchandise

Consignments Now Being Accepted

Vehicle & Tool Auction

Sat, May 31 10:00 am

1122 South Lakeside Drive Williams Lake


$100 & Under 4ftx4ft wooden sandbox in shape of boat. c/w cover/seat $100 obo 250-398-8278 Kenmore 30” electric range, white, can be seen working.$$99.99. (250)392-3149 Kenmore Washer. Works good. $100 250-392-7601 or 250-267-1053 Moffat Dryer. Works good. $100 250-392-7601 or 250267-1053.

$200 & Under Good quality motor cycle Jacket (size Lg) with protection pads. New $650, asking $200. Phone: (250)305-8624 New Abdoer Twist exerciser, with tri-roller.($300 new) Asking $150. (250)392-5358

$300 & Under Pro Form XP treadmill, excellent condition. $300. (778)4122239

$500 & Under Very good condition, brown electric recliner chair with side pocket. Asking $415. obo Call Louise (250)398-5372

Free Items FREE CANOPY, fits short box older Ford, has boat racks. As Is. (250)398-5986 Free kittens to good homes. 250-398-8399 FREE to approved home. Komondor/Lab cross, neutered male, 6 yrs old. Great with children. (250)267-3950

Firewood/Fuel Dry pine or fir firewood, pick up load, delivered in town. $100/load. Call Oren at (250)392-0856

Misc. for Sale


Beautiful Pioneer Log home in Borland Valley on 2.7 acres in 150 Mile House

bdrm, 1.5 baths 3 level condo. Lots of storage, enclosed carport, 6 appliances, central vac. Strata fees $140/mon includes gardening, garbage p/u, management & snow removal. Pets allowed. $210,000. For more info call 250-267-2509 by appt only.

Craftsman ride-on mower tractor. 14hp, 42” mower deck & attachments. Excellent condition. $600 250-392-3791 KILL BED bugs & their eggs! Buy Harris Bed Bug Killer Complete Treatment Program or Kit. Available: Hardware Stores, Buy Online:

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KILL ROACHES! Buy Harris Roach Tablets. Eliminate bugs- guaranteed. No mess, odorless, long lasting. Available at Ace Hardware & The Home Depot. Incredible Views! 3020 Desous Road Quiet & secluded, 1300sqft mobile with addition on 10+ acres overlooking the Fraser River. Storage sheds, raised garden beds & dog kennel. Reno’d inside & out. New hot water/pressure tank. Hiking, biking, fishing, horse riding trails & wildlife at your back door. Reduced! $183,000. Call for aptmts. (250)398-5986 Serious Inquiries Only!

SAWMILLS FROM only $4,397 - Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSaw 1-800-5666899 Ext:400OT. STEEL BUILDINGS. Hot savings - Spring sale! 20x24 $4,348. 25x24 $4,539. 30x30 $6,197. 32x36 $7,746. 40x46 $12,116. 47x72 $17,779. One End wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422.

Misc. Wanted

House on 10 acres with large self contained shop. Please call for appt. (250)296-3644

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale



10X8 weave (Medium Duty)


WHITE TARPS 10X10 weave (Heavy Duty)


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250-392-2331 » Shiatsu » Massage » Reflexology

A Must See Home! 1997 Mobile Home

68’x14’, 3bdrm, 1 full bath, 10’x14’ finished addition with bootroom area, outside entrance way. Brand new roof installed March 2014, 8’x8’ storage shed in back yard. Nicely kept private yard with gardens, firepit area and back exit porch with stairs. S/F W/D included. Located on Dog Creek Road in well kept, Mountview Mobile Home Park near the school and store.

Shelly Paquette, RST 29 D 3rd Ave. South



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Asking $58,000. Phone (250)398-9180 to make an appt. to view.

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Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm • Saturday by appointment

232 North 3rd Avenue • 250-392-7717

3200 sq ft, 4 bath, includes washer & dryer, fridge & stove, dishwasher hot tub, natural gas, contact 250-845-3315


Fits a 6 ½ foot box. Large 2 handle door with sliding side windows. Asking $500

Despite every technological advance, business cards remain an essential business tool.

MUST SEE! For More Information 1-250-296-0139


Our classified ads are on the net! Check it out at Collectors Currently Buying: Coin Collections, Antiques, Native Art, Old Silver, Paintings, Jewellery etc. We Deal with Estates 778-281-0030

#66 500 Wotzke Dr.

(Terra Ridge complex) Williams Lake 1258 sq ft, 3bdrm, 3 bath, double garage, finished basement, 3 skylights, fireplace, central air, 3 patios, built in vac. Ph. (250)392-7697 or (250)267-1948

Log shop with 12’x11’ roll up door, 30’ Lean-to, Log yard shop with 220 wiring, BBQ shelter on cement slab, Natural Douglas Fir growth, mostly rail fenced, red metal roofing on all buildings, natural pond at back fence.

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527 MACKENZIE AVE., WILLIAMS LAKE 250-392-5362 • OUT OF TOWN CALL 1-800-661-5188

Advertising is an investment that can help a store’s turnover and net profit Garage Sale 3145 Pine Valley Rd Fri., May 9th 1pm - 6pm Sat. May 10th 9am - 4pm Electric boat loader, 12’ Alu boat, boat motors, electric & gas. Fishing gear, rods reels, etc. Jewelery, tools, mowers, lots more! Rain or Shine. Early Birds Welcome. (250)989-1133 or (250)267-6553 cell

Garage Sale Sat., May 10th 8am - 1pm Maranatha Christian School Grad 2014 Fundraiser 1278 Lakeview Cres. (Behind McDonalds) Garage Sale Saturday, May 10th 10:00 am to 2:00 pm 1075 - 12th Avenue A little bit of everything! Garage Sale Saturday, May 10th 7am to 5pm 24 - 997 Chilcotin Estates 9’ Pontoon boat, folding utility trailer, household goods, patio umbrella, tools, dressers and more!!

Garage Sale Saturday, May 10th 8:00 am to 4:00 pm 2547 Dog Creek Road Furniture, Toys Exercise Equipment. NO EARLY BIRDS!

Garage Sale Saturday, May 10th & Sunday, May 11th 9:00 am to 2:00 pm both days 216 Mountview Drive

HUGE MOVING SALE 1975 - 168 Mile Road 8am - 2pm Saturday, May 10th Ping Pong table, furniture, keyboard, books, household items, tires, camping gear. Moving Sale Fri, May 9th - 4 to 8 pm & Sat, May 10th 9 am to 5 pm 2111 Kinglet Road Carpentry tools, household items & loads of misc. Multi Family Garage/Moving Sale 1475 - 12th Avenue 9am - 3pm Saturday, May 10th River Kayak, camping gear,TV, stereo, kitchen, bedding, furniture, lots of clothing & much more!

One Day Only

Large Garage Sale

Saturday, May 10th 9am to 2pm 336 Smith Street Household items & loads of miscellaneous. Williams Lake Lions/Lioness’ Mother’s Day Market Sunday, May 11th 8:30 am - 2:00 pm Pancake Breakfast For space & table rentals info call Al 250-392-6834 or Steve 250-305-2256. Venders must pre-register & pre-pay.

Yard Sale Saturday, May 10 301 - North 5th Ave. 9am - Noon Misc. household items, lawnmower, craft supplies, sewing machine, flower arrangements & lots more!

call me!

Brenda Webster

Advertising Consultant

250-392-2331 188 N. 1st Ave.

Williams Lake Acupuncture & Herbs Clinic

We visit Quesnel every Wednesday! 143 4th Avenue South Yorston Medical Building 2nd Floor


m p y ’s u t S Stump Grinding Colin Nivison ~ Phone: 250-791-6497 email: ~ Cell: 250-706-7220 Remove unwanted stumps • Serving the South Cariboo

Consistent Advertising = Familiarity = Trust = Customers You can trust me with your advertising.

Lori Macala

Advertising Consultant

188 North First Avenue Williams Lake, BC V2G 1Y8 Bus: 250-392-2331 Fax: 250-392-7253

The Willams Tribune Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Williams Lake Lake Tribune Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Real Estate Houses For Sale

Large family home in Russett Bluff. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, fully renovated. Brand new roof, antique hardwood floors, fenced yard, large private deck with lakeview. 6 acres. $354,900 250-305-6369.






Duplex / 4 Plex

Suites, Lower

Vehicle Wanted



Trucks & Vans

1bdrm suite in 4-plex behind hospital, laundry facilities, references required, $525.00/mth plus utilities. (250)398-7552

Scrap Vehicles Wanted

Modern newer 2bdrm in 4-Plex Available immed. Details, Pictures and map at:

Avail May 15th 1bdrm bsmt suite, 6 month lease with month to month option after lease term is completed. Suite is located close to Schools/University/Transit. Single adult working person. No Smoking/No Pets. Rental and work references will be required. $650 per month incl. utilities/laundry. Email: or call (250)869-5114

Misc for Rent




1998 Tahoe 21-MB-GL 5th Wheel with hand slideout. Only used for 5 holidays. New tires & bearings. Non-smoker, very clean. Comes with hitch. Must see. Asking $8,000 250-392-7630 after 6 pm.

1986 Okanagan Class C 24’ Motorhome Ready to go! Ford 460 rebuilt 2011 with 6,000kms on it. Good tires, sleeps 6, roof A/C, 2008 Dometk fridge, 4 burner stove with oven, H/W tank replaced 2008, good spare, 12 ton jack, rear tow hitch (T receiver) $6,500. obo (250)392-3058

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4, Quad cab, short box, 334kms, 4.7L engine, automatic transmission, excellent maintenance records, good condition inside and out. Winter tires/rims available. $6200. 1 (250)297-6569


2bdr. duplex, large fenced yard. f/s, w/d, n/p, n/s, r/r. $800/mo. Avail. May 1st 250296-3618 or 250-267-8097

Downtown location. Walking distance to schools & shopping. Call 250-302-9108 CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE

“Offer In Place” This spacious home offers many features you are looking for: 4bdrms, 3 baths, full bsmt, covered deck with hot tub, ample parking, large lot, private backyard, beautifully landscaped, close to schools, a country feeling right in town. Asking $279,900. Call for more info. 250-392-3214.

Mobile Homes & Parks

12x60 2bdrm mobile home, Set up in park, minutes from downtown. Pad rent $300/mon. Electrical has been upgraded and inspected. New tub, taps and tub surround, laminate flooring throughout, new kitchen taps, newer gas stove and fridge, washer and dryer included, as well as a dishwasher. Shed for extra storage. Room to park an RV or extra vehicles. Smaller pet is allowed. Nice view from front room. Call 250-392-2381 for more info or to view. Asking $9,500. Open to offers.

Real Estate 20 ACRES $0 down, only $119/mo. Owner financing, no credit checks! Near El Paso, Texas. Beautiful mountain views! Money back guarantee. Call 866-882-5263 Ext. 81 or online

Mobile Homes & Pads 3bdrm mobile at 150 Mile. Close to shopping center and school. n/p (250)392-7617 Trailer pad for rent in Wildwood Trailer Court. Doublewide would fit. 250-989-4711.

1bdrm Small house South Lakeside. Ideal for single working person. No dogs. Call (250)392-3037 after 5:30pm

Beaters under $1000

Free Utilities - Free View

Impressive 3bdrm upper suite with private deck. In desirable area, close to downtown. Including f/s, w/d, d/w. Pets neg, n/s. $1,200/month. Available June 1st (250)267-9686


RENT/LEASE Retail or Office Space Up to 1000 sq. ft. Excellent condition Reasonable rates



Apartment Furnished


Various locations in town, suitable for short term rentals. Call 250-392-9171 CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE

Commercial/ Industrial SHOP/TRUCK Bay/Storage Unit. 1000 Sq Feet. Large overhead door. Supplied compressed air. $625 per month plus GST/utilities. 1145 S Lakeside Williams Lake 250392-0112 or 877-614-3518


400 Ford motor 70,000 miles with Edelbrock Streetmaster intake. (250)392-3859

Office Space For Rent. 1 room plus waiting room, washroom, parking in quiet building. Call Jeff or Cheryl 250-3925385.


Two 3Bdrm 3 storey townhouses on 1st Ave. recently renovated. f/s, n/s, n/p. $1000./mo. avail. May 1st, $850/mo avail June 1st. (250)303-2233.

1 & 2 bdrm. houses. F/S natural gas heat. Please call (250)392-7617.

3 bdrm house in city centre. $1200/mon incl heat & lights, n/s, n/p.Dishwasher, w/d, newly renovated. Walking distance to schools, library, pool. 250392-5019 or 250-392-3907.

Shared Accommodation Wanted reliable roommate, nice clean mobile (Must be working or student) shared amenities, fully furnished. $400/mnth 150 Mile area 250296-3077 Cell 250-302-2635

Suites, Lower 2bdrm bsmt suite, downtown, close to schools & all amenities. N/P N/S (250)3031698 Call after 8pm 2bdrm suite, laundry room, W/D, satellite t.v., util incl, yard & parking. Avail. June 15th. $785/mo. 604-722-6821 One Bsmt suite at 1120 12th Ave. Available immed n/p n/s . (250)305-7374 or (250)3924170 Prime location downtown, fully renovated 3 bdrm daylight bsmt suite. New appliances, laundry. Avail. immed. $950 plus utilities. (250)296-3230

Suites, Upper Top floor, clean & quiet 2bdrm+ house. Downtown, F/S, w/d, private parking, no dogs, N/S, Suitable for working couple. Avail. immed. $875/mo. + util.(250)303-0698

Bee Jay Auto


765 N. Mackenzie Ave. 250-398-8311

Motorcycles 2007 Honda CRF 230F hardly used $3,500 OBO Call (250) 267-2211 2008 CBR 125 street bike. 5,600 kms. $2,100 obo. 250305-7927



Homes for Rent

258A - 5th Ave N., large 2bdrm house with 24x20 detached 2 bay shop, big back yard, fully fenced & secure, nice lawn & sundeck. F/S W/D +util., one small pet allowed. $1250/mo. Nice location. Available immed 1(250)2638199 or (250)398-3320 after 6

Will pay $55 and up or we will pickup for FREE.

Includes W/D. Adult oriented building. No pets. Call 250-302-9108

Auto Accessories/Parts

Apt/Condo for Rent

1 & 2 bedroom suites. Most desirable apartments for seniors. Clean and quiet. Next to Boitanio Park behind Boitanio Mall. Suite comes with heat, hot water, elevator, patio or balcony, fridge, stove and dishwasher. Laundry facility on site, no pets. B15 B15


AWD 1992 Loyale 230,000kms, roof rack.

17” TIRES ON RIMS WINTER & SUMMER SETS Good tread. 778-412-2663 after 5pm

Cars - Domestic 1995 Chevy P/U 2WD. V6 easy on gas, nice & clean just needs new tires, has high back canopy. New battery. $3900 obo. 1997 Intrepid car. Nice & clean, great running. New battery. $1900 obo. 1999 Monte Carlo. Great running. New tires & battery. $2900 obo. For all the above call 250-392-6333 after 6:00 pm.

Cars - Domestic

2008 Honda CBR 125 Great condition. Low Km’s (6199) $2100.00 O.B.O. (250)305-5072

2008 Ultra Classic Harley Davidson 11,187 Miles Excellent condition.

$18,500. Firm (250)398-0527

2012 Honda CBR 250 RA Only 150kms. One Owner. Excellent bike. $3750.00 OBO (250)305-8099


2000 Westwind 22’ 5th wheel trailer. Like new. $5,900 250-296-9004

2010 Energy Toy Hauler 29’, Power awning, generator & fuel station. $25,000. (250)398-0874

32 foot 2001 Citation Supreme 5th Wheel and F350 7.3L Rear kitchen, queen bed, 2 slides, solar system upgrade. Lots of extras. $30,000. for both (250)392-6942

14’ Misty River, like new, 25H Nissan 4 stroke, electric start & lift, 2 seats, Karavan Trailer, deck floor. Reduced to $5500. obo. (250)392-5602

1998 Jayco 5th Wheel 30ft, 2 slides, loaded, plus Auto Satellite TV dish, new tires & brakes, Non-smoker, very clean. Must see. $12,000. OBO (250)305-6236 or (250)392-6236

Trucks & Vans 1996 Dodge Coachmen, full size, 6 seater, 1/2 ton, 2wd van, 318 Auto, pw/pl, a/c, mechanically sound. (250)3988044 or cell (250)267-1817 $4900.

1941 Ex Fishing Boat Perfect for live aboard with a lot of room, 80ft long and is now in Bella Coola, non leaking hull, perfect 425hp 353 cat engine and trans. Call Wesley 1(250)235-3333 $18,000. Has to go!

1998 Toyota Tacoma. V6, 337,000kms. No leaks. Rust. $5500. 250-305-8030.

1987 Chevy 2500 4x4. Truck is restored. 300hp, 350cubic in. Canopy with boat loader, new tires, many new parts, fuelled by propane. Asking $7,500. 250-392-3466

1988 Campion Discovery 210 Sedan, Great weekender for couple. Only been on Quesnel Lake, stored in shed when not used, very good condition, 4.3 Litre motor with Alpa 1 Leg, many extras, galvanized trailer, EZ loader. $14,500. (250)989-0540


Legal Notices

1999 Wilderness 35’, 5th wheel trailer with 3 pullouts, good condition, comes with hitch, very clean, winter pkg. $13,500. (250)398-2802

1-800-222-TIPS Apt/Condo for Rent

I, Caroline Gilson, am no longer responsible for any debts incurred by R & G Contracting or 0848743 BC LTD as of November 30, 2013.

Apartment And Townhouse 2009 Impala LS

3.5L, 4 spd, auto, p/w, p/d, remote start, On-Star, cruise, a/c, p/drivers seat. 84,000 kms. $11,500 obo. 250-305-5267 or 250-305-6185

Cars - Sports & Imports

Legal Notices

Legal Notices

LAND ACT: NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR CROWN LAND Take notice that Kenneth and Sylvia Dyck, of PO Box 100, Tatla Lake, BC, V0L 1V0, have made application to the Province of British Columbia for a Crown Grant covering District Lot 1831 and Block A of District Lots 1683, 1830, all within Range 2 Coast District, for the purpose of agricultural development, situated on Crown land located in the Cariboo District. The Àle no. assigned to the application is 003. Written comments about this application are to be directed to Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations 120 - 60 Borland St, Williams Lake, BC, V2G T1. Email Comments will be received until -une 13th, 201. Comments received after this date may not be considered.

2002 Nissan Altima S 4 door sedan. Power locks, power windows, power seat, audio steering control, cruise control, A/C. Regular maintenance. Good mileage. Approx. 180,000kms. Asking $4200 obo. 250-392-9630

Additional information about the application and a MAP showing the location and extent of the application area can be obtained at the following website Be advised that any response to this ad may be provided to the public upon request. Be advised that any response to this notice will be part of the public record and is subMect to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.


Check out our NEW WEBSITE All types of units available 1, 2, & 3 bedroom units

Houses For Sale

Houses For Sale

BUYING OR SELLING REAL ESTATE? Dana Hinsche 250-398-0914 232B N. 3rd Ave.

Cariboo Realty

‘more than just ranches’


Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Williams Lake Tribune


2153 Springfield Road (250) 860-2600


200-3107 - 48th Ave. (250) 542-3000


ANDRES CAR AUDIO WEST KELOWNA 1881 Harvey Avenue (250) 860-1975


101-2601 Skaha Lake Rd. (250) 493-3800




101-2601 Skaha Lake Rd. 200-3107 - 48th Ave. (250) 493-3800 (250) 542-3000

#200 - 2180 Elk Rd. (250) 707-2600


2153 Springfield Road (250) 860-2600

Villiage Green Mall (250) 542-1496


ANDRES WIRELESS Cherry Lane Mall (250) 493-4566

#200 - 2180 Elk Rd. (250) 707-2600


2153 Springfield Road (250) 860-2600

WEST KELOWNA #200 - 2180 Elk Rd. (250) 707-2600

745 Notre Dame Drive (250) 851-8700


200-3107 - 48th Ave. (250) 542-3000


745 Notre Dame Drive (250) 851-8700


Aberdeen Mall (250) 377-8880

215 - 450 Lansdowne Mall (250) 377-8007


200-1965 Columbia Ave. 101 Kootenay St. North (250) 365-6455 (250) 426-8927

300 St. Paul Str. (250) 377-3773




2153 Springfield Road (250) 860-2600

Chahko Mika Mall (250) 352-7258

PRINCE GEORGE WILLIAMS L AKE 100 MILE H OUSE 2591A Vance Rd. (250) 563-4447

299 Oliver Str. (250) 398-8522

916 Alpine Ave. (250) 395-4015


#200 - 2180 Elk Rd. (250) 707-2600

WEST KELOWNA #200 - 2180 Elk Rd. (250) 707-2600





745 Notre Dame Drive 200-3107 - 48th Ave. (250) 851-8700 (250) 542-3000

101-2601 Skaha Lake Rd. 200-3107 - 48th Ave. (250) 493-3800 (250) 542-3000



154 Victoria Str (250) 314-9944

154 Victoria Str (250) 314-9944




100 MILE H OUSE WILLIAMS L AKE 916 Alpine Ave. WE WILL BE BEAT! 395-4015 (250) NOT

WILLIAMS L AKE 1148 299Broadway Oliver Str.Ave S (250) 398-8522 (250) 398-8522

299 Oliver Str. (250) 398-8522



200-3107 - 48th Ave. (250) 542-3000


2153 Springfield Road 745 Notre Dame Drive (250) 860-2600 (250) 851-8700


745 Notre Dame Drive (250) 851-8700

PRINCE GEORGE 2591A Vance Rd. (250) 563-4447

PRINCE GEORGE 100 MILE H OUSE 2591A Vance Rd. (250) 563-4447

916 Alpine Ave. (250) 395-4015

Williams Lake Tribune, May 07, 2014  

May 07, 2014 edition of the Williams Lake Tribune

Williams Lake Tribune, May 07, 2014  

May 07, 2014 edition of the Williams Lake Tribune