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Grads Mathieu Longhurst and Kaila Paterson arrived at the prom in style in this classic 1948 Morris Minor roadster. Their transportation was among the many unique and interesting rides seen this year at the Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School graduation 2014 celebrations and ceremonies. The owner of the vintage vehicle is Marilyn Amudson. See more coverage of this years graduation on pages A13-16.

Strike impacts students and families Teachers’ union: bargaining is all about compromise

Carole Rooney Free Press

The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) continued its rotating strikes at schools across the province this week. The one-day strikes scheduled for June 2-6 (no action today on June 4) closed public schools in the Cariboo-Chilcotin on June 2. School District #27 chair Tanya Guenther says the board does not like to see this lengthy dispute still ongoing, and another round of walkouts and lockouts. “We don’t like to see impacts to students and families, either, and we hope for a resolution at the bargaining table to have a negotiated settlement within a reasonable amount of time. Because, to see it go on has impact on our students and families.” Teachers will hear by today (June 4) if the Labour Relations Board (LRB) will allow school districts to cut teachers’ pay 10 per cent as a result of their withdrawal of services in recent strike action.

The LRB heard the BCTF’s arguments on May 29, with government’s bargaining agent, the B.C. Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA), also on hand for the full-day hearing. Education Minister Peter Fassbender points the finger at the BCTF for the continued delay on reaching a settlement. “I am profoundly disappointed that while we’re still at the table, with all of the talk that’s been going on, that children and parents and communities are continuing to be held hostage and put in the middle of this dispute.” Fassbender says he wants to see a negotiated settlement at the bargaining table, and reiterated his unwillingness to legislate teachers back to work in order to end the strike. “... I think the pattern we’ve seen in the past has been exactly that – we have disputes, we have limited, or more significant, strike action and then there’s legislation. “I think we need to break that cycle of dysfunction when it comes to bargaining with the BCTF....”

However, BCTF president Jim Iker says teachers across the province are committed to negotiating a fair and reasonable settlement – which must include improvements to learning conditions. “It’s time for Premier Christy Clark to free up the resources that will bring the two sides closer together and ensure students start the next school year with smaller classes, more support for children with special needs, and extra one-on-one time.” The union leader also demands government be flexible on their wage expectations, and to “show some good faith and willingness” to move. “Teachers know that bargaining is about compromise, but we cannot be the only ones expected to move. Collective bargaining is about compromise and moving forwards, not backwards.” If the teacher walkouts continue next week, watch for further updates in media reports and on the SD27 website at www.sd27.bc.ca. School principals will also be able to provide parents with information.


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Canim Lake Band athletes compete Canada/U.S. Indigenous games bring youth to Regina

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Canim Lake Band athlete Dixie-Lane Boyce used a drag chute to hone her muscles and skills for the North American Indigenous Games (NIAG) in July, where she will compete in track-and-field events against other Aboriginal athletes across Canada and the United States.

Ranch has been working with the athletes on proper paddling technique. He also attended the camp and gave support for the boys during this event.” Diamond says the band also had a lot of great help for the eight nimble and accomplished trackand-field athletes, who qualified. “Kelly Ricketts from Zeus Fight Science Boxing and Fitness has given our two throwers, Quincy Archie and Lillian Emile, lots of coaching with javelin, discus and shot put.” Canadian Olympian bronze medalist Lynn Kanuka is SportMedBC’s RunWalk coach, and conducted a training session with the athletes at Canim Lake, she adds. “Lori Meville, the track coach

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Canim Lake Band youth Quincy Archie really put all of his effort into it when he practised shot put recently to prepare for the NAIG competition in Regina, July 20-27.

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group of 12 local First Nations youth will compete in the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) with other Aboriginal athletes from across Canada and the United States. Canim Lake Band recreation co-ordinator Tish Diamond says the canoe/kayak paddlers and track-and-field athletes will travel to Regina for the week-long games July 20-27. She adds it is “really exciting” because the paddlers have not had a lot of opportunity to gain experience compared to their competition, but the band provides them with a lot of other ways to stay fit. “The athletes for canoe/ kayak took part in the 2013 BC Aboriginal Provincial Canoe & Kayak Championships at Seabird Island [Agassiz] last September, and they came home with gold, silver and bronze medals. This event was a Team BC Development Squad selection event.” These energetic and skilled local paddlers then qualified to compete in Regina by their stellar performance at a three-day Enderby Marathon Canoe Clinic/NAIG Team Selection Assessment in Enderby two months ago. “All four boys from Canim Lake did really well in their events and have made it successfully onto Team BC. “Dennis Wick from 108 Mile

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The Disability Consultation Report from a province-wide discussion process is now available. It includes input gathered at a Disability White Paper session in 100 Mile in March. The public can also go online to watch a June 16 summit with representatives from the disability community, senior and mid-level government, First Nations and the business community to discuss strategies to better support people with disabilities. More details are online at www. engage.gov.bc.ca/ disabilitywhitepaper.

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Pamela Theodore, left, and Crystal Amut had a freshly-made bannock booth at the 100 Mile House Rodeo on May 18 to raise money for Canim Lake Band youth athletes.

from the Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School, has also offered support, and Clare Fast, a kinesiologist, and Anne Kolodziej, a personal trainer, have also been key in getting these athletes ready for NAIG.” Diamond notes fundraising activities are ongoing to help these youth, aged 12-18, to go to Regina to compete. “We made $390 at a rodeo in Williams Lake, selling bannock, Indian [fried bread] tacos and chili. Thanks to everyone who helped.” She adds they raised $300 with bannock sales at the South Cariboo Rodeo, and two local businesses and an individual have also pledged to donate funds. Marnie Erickson went around the community and collected more than $1,000, and Pam Theodore secured a $1,000 donation from Ainsworth Lumber, Diamond notes. Three volunteers are also being lined up, who Diamond hopes will help at its Aboriginal Day event concession selling Indian tacos. The date for that annual celebration is yet to be determined and should be announced shortly, but

typically is fairly close to aligning with the June 21 National Aboriginal Day. The athletes going to NAIG in Regina are: (canoe/kayak) Stephen Theodore-Jensen, Julian Bob, Phoenix Paul and Terrance Hubrick Archie; (track and field) Jolee Campbell, Dixie-Lane Boyce, Montana Erickson, Susan Emile, Lillian Emile, Cameron Amut, Morris Bob and Quincy Archie. Diamond says Canim Lake Band administrator Alana Dixon, staff and chief and council have made health and fitness a priority for all community members. “They have been very dedicated in developing a community-based sports, recreation and fitness plan for all age groups, plus promoting awareness of sports and recreation opportunities in competition at the community, provincial, national and world level, including career opportunities in this field. “Without this dedication from the band, and the parents who make sure their children make it to these events, it would not be possible for these young athletes to achieve their goals.”

The Architecture Foundation of B.C. invites people across the province to submit their favourite buildings in B.C.’s 100 Best Buildings Contest. Whether buildings with architectural lines they love, old houses with fond memories or shops that beckon visitors, folks may nominate a favourite in their region or elsewhere in B.C. Nominate online at www.architecturefoun dationbc.ca by June 30. An online vote will be held afterward to select the Top 100, and a panel will then choose the Top 12.

B.C. MEAT APP A new B.C. Meats phone app is being launched to make it easy for people to know where their meat comes from. It is free for consumers to connect with B.C. restaurants, grocers and farm stores featuring local meats. Any Android device will then bring up a basic location and contacts, or a detailed description, picture and web link, depending on the meat supplier’s service subscription. The app is available online at https://play. google.com.


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Attempted murder suspect apprehended by police

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100 Mile House RCMP use PIT manoeuvre to stop suspect who drove over spike belt Ken Alexander

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100 Mile House area resident Phillip May, 59, has been charged with attempted murder and multiple other charges stemming from a shooting incident on the weekend. Around 8:25 a.m. on May 31, 100 Mile House RCMP responded to a complaint of a man in distress in the 7000 block of 93 Mile Loop Rd. When officers attended scene, they found a 39-year-old 100 Mile House area man who had been shot. The victim, who was suffering from serious but nonlife threatening injuries, was rushed to hospital. During the initial police investigation, May was identified as the suspect. Officers then went to an Evergreen Drive resident in the Lone Butte area to arrest the suspect. When they arrived, officers confirmed May was present; however, they set up containment areas around the residence because they believed he was armed.

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RCMP vehicles pinned a suspect in his getaway vehicle after members performed a PIT manoeuvre to force the vehicle off the road on May 31. The suspect in an attempted murder incident continued racing away from police after running over a spike belt.

Additional RCMP resources were immediately requested from the Williams Lake and Prince George detachments. However, prior to arrival of the backup officers, May fled the residence, hopped into a vehicle and raced away from the scene. When the suspect fled, the suspect avoided two RCMP road blocks, with spike belts deployed, by driving off road and narrowly missing officers. Members were able to effectively deploy a spike belt at a third location and all four

tires were flattened. Even with four flat tires and driving on the rims, he continued on his quest for escape. Officers continued to pursue the suspect, but fearing he was making his way toward a more populated area and increasing the risk to public safety, officers forced his vehicle off the road. North District media relations spokesperson Cpl. Dave Tyreman says it took a considerable police effort to bring May under control. Tyreman adds officers performed a precision immobilization tech-

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nique (PIT) manoeuvre – a pursuing car forces a fleeing car by bumping it and making it abruptly turn sideways, causing the driver to lose control and stop. Then they boxed the vehicle in, which enabled the officers to take the suspect into custody without incident. May was taken before a justice of the peace where RCMP recommended charges of

attempted murder, assault, criminal harassment, use of firearm in commission of offence, utter threats, possession of a prohibited weapon and other offences. May made an appearance in Williams Lake provincial on June 3, and was remanded in custody until his next appearance on June 11. Tyreman says the victim has been released from hospital and is recovering well.

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District of 100 Mile House appreciates funding

Ken Alexander Free Press

K a m l o o p s T h omp s on - C ar i b o o MP Cathy McLeod met with 100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall on May 22 to give him the details of the new Gas Tax Fund (GTF) that will help support infrastructure priorities in the District of 100 Mile House. “The [federal/provincial/Unions of British Columbia Communities] agreement for the renewed federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) will provide predictable, stable funding for public infrastructure throughout nine municipalities and districts of KamloopsThompson-Cariboo,” says McLeod. Noting that the federal GTF has been legislated, Campsall says it’s great because now the funding is enshrined in legislation and municipalities will know it’s coming. “Now, you can plan for it for 10 years down the road. Prior to this, you didn’t know if you were definitely going to get it or when you were going to get it.” For 100 Mile House, it means $125,771.59 for 1014/15; $125,771.59 projected for 2015/16; $132,060.22 projected for 2015/17; $132,060.22 projected for 2017/18; and $138,459 projected for 2018/19. The funding, which is primarily based on population, is provided up front, twice-a-year,

to provinces and terri- is very savvy in terms of looking at to help pay be a three-way share of tories, which, in turn, looking for funding for for other important project costs amongst the allocate this funding to various capital projects. projects on its capital provincial, federal and their municipalities to For instance, the program list. the local governments – support local infrastruc- District is watching Campsall says the each paying for one-third ture priorities, McLeod for the application District would like to of the project through explains. intake dates upgrade the water flow the Canada/B.C. Howe ve r, for the General in the Alpine and Scott Infrastructure Fund. Campsall says S t r a t e g i c roads area to eight-inch Campsall says the he believe the Priority Fund lines to provide better goal is to get projects rate is low – (GSPF), which water protection in that done with the “least especially for is adminis- area of the 99 Mile Hill. amount of pain for the municipalitered by the That money would taxpayers.” ties that have Union of B.C. smaller populaMunicipalities. Cathy tions. He adds This fund we are ready for your McLeod the Northwest prov i d e s BBq season! Territories has a 100 per cent check out our 10 base rate plus popula- funding support for varieties of homemade tion and he would like infrastructure projects Bratwurst to see something like and council will be No Binders • No Fillers that for rural British applying for its impendEuropean Specialities Columbia, too. ing safe water project “Then they can do through the GSPF. something every year There is other fundOpen: Mon. - Fri. 10am - 5pm Hwy 97 • 250-395-3315 • Next door to Save-On Foods with it.” ing councillors are McLeod notes municipalities can NEW pool, bank and borrow against this funding, DATE ! which provides significant financial flexibility. Canadian Mental Health Association - South Cariboo Branch While he appreciates the funding coming in, Campsall says there really isn’t much the District can do with AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS $125,000, so it has to allow the funds to accuJune 12, 2014 at 11:30am mulate before they can (includes lunch) be used for an infrastructure project. at the CMHA Clubhouse “It took us four to five 555B Cedar Ave. years to save enough All members are welcome to attend! to pay for paving the downtown this year.” For information or membership contact: On the other hand, CMHA Board Chair Jeanne Best the mayor says he’s 250-395-6247 pleased the GTF is now indexed to the cost of southcariboo@cmha.bc.ca living and he notes there is more flexibility in terms of what the money can be used for to complete projects. Campsall says District administration

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West Fraser 100 Mile Lumber’s new general manager, Sandor Buchi, said last week that the facility rebuild is on schedule for about a sixweek total break at the sawmill. “We anticipate that, between people’s holiday time and our rebuild, our trades and production folks will be quite busy over this summer. We are looking forward to a very busy year at the site.” Already underway is some foundation work and the assembly of two new barkers, and a new stick system was recently installed at the sawmill stacker, he explained. Buchi noted 100 Mile

Lumber is still looking most of its trades people at being shut down for and many production the last two weeks in people to assist with the June, and then for the construction. month of August. Many jobs are chang“We are making sub- ing because the mill will stantial changes with have new equipment the rebuild, so we’ll be with different techspending a good chunk nology and operating of time procedures, We are look- heexplained. working on ing forward getting the Andrews to a very construcadded some busy year at people will tion right the site." so we can be laid off start up an – Sandor Buchi b e c a u s e efficient certain jobs mill that’s will be permatched to the antici- manently eliminated, pated fibre supply.” but other positions will Last November, 100 be created as it moves Mile Lumber’s former from two to three shifts. general manager Peter With more shifts and Andrews said that less people on each, the during the six weeks rebuilt mill will run of closures, it will 24-hours-a-day, fiveminimize impacts to days-a-week, instead of employees by retaining 16 hours a day, he said.

Noting the overall production will not change much, he added the more efficient technology will consume less electricity while producing more pieces of lumber from each log processed. Andrews explained new crack detection technology will scan logs, and a computer simulator will spin and align them in the best position for the saw, maximizing the number of lumber pieces. This means logs from trees, such as those killed by pine beetles, with checks and splits running along the full length, will then produce good lumber, he said. Andrews added with the current equipment, one crack can

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he relationship between the British Columbia Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) continues to disintegrate. Their recent duelling press conferences have once again magnified the poor state of contract negotiations in public education in B.C. Public education is the cornerstone of a healthy, productive and innovative society. The current round of negotiations is just the latest chapter in a confusing and complex history; both bargaining groups must sort it out – soon. It appears they have given up on making a real effort to find common ground, and instead focused their efforts on winning a publicity battle that is detrimental to our children and their teachers. We will not accomplish anything until both sides dial back the war of words

and make an honest effort what is best for students, to repair their damaged parents and teachers, and relationship. Unfortunately, the quality of our public the more militant voices education system. in the debate have been Neither side in this amplified, effectively debate should use the drowning out the more end of a school year as reasonable ones. leverage. There Rather than are far too many devising cunning innocent parties ways to apply whose futures public pressure are negatively on each other, impacted by these why don’t the regressive and BCSEA and unproductive BCTF stop negotiating ploys. talking to the There doesn’t media, and start appear to be any Adam communicating commitment to Olsen with each other? find common Both sides ground. Perhaps should be locked it is time for the in the bargaining room and BCSEA and BCTF to go to not allowed out until they counselling because unlike can present a strategic plan an estranged couple, divorce that outlines the pathway is not an option. to a healthy and productive In the short term, let’s relationship. introduce an independent I am not talking about third party to arbitrate a fair a long-term contract. contract. For the medium I am talking about a and long term, British commitment to a new Columbians must demand relationship focused on both parties find a way

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he Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School (PSO) graduation ceremony and prom in 100 Mile House went off without a hitch, and in many ways, it was a community celebration. The two-day celebration began with the graduation ceremonies, which is commonly know as the cap-andgown ceremony, and it began with the Class of 2014 grads doing their processional in front of a packed arena at the South Cariboo Rec. Centre on May 30. There were a lot of smiles, cheers and clapping and more than a few tears shed by parents, relatives and friends as the grads marched out in pairs. PSO principal Vic Brett was the master of ceremonies, and after the singing of O Canada, Canim Lake Band Chief Mike Archie welcomed everyone to the event with drumming, song and a prayer. School District #27 schools superintendent Mark Thiessen, school board chair Tanya Guenther and 100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall gave the official greetings speeches. However, it was Thiessen who caused the biggest stir in the audience when he announced Vic and Edda Brett had officially announced their retirement a few hours before the ceremony began. There was a huge round of well-deserved applause for the Bretts. Joseph Pennock, as well as Kaila Paterson, Mikayla Rottluff and Michelle Contreras provided the musical entertainment. Vic, Geoff Butcher and Ty Lytton presented the diplomas, which was equally enjoyed by the students, parents and the presenters. Cailey Armeneau and Ryan Langford gave the Valedictorian Address to their fellow graduates. The highlight of the evening was the awarding of the Governor General’s Medal to Adrianna Johnson who achieved a 98 per cent average in grades 11 and 12. The Prom was held the next day and it was a huge success and thoroughly enjoyed by the grads, thanks to the hard work and effort of the parents’ Dry Grad Committee. It started with the grads arriving at the arena in their vintage vehicles and all types of unique and interesting forms of transportation. There was a twist this year. The parade mustered at 100 Mile House Junior Secondary and travelled down Birch Avenue, which was lined on both sides with cheering spectators, before making its way to the arena. It was quite the sendoff for the grads who entered their formal education years as wide-eyed youngsters not knowing what to expect. Then they were nurtured and educated by their different sets of caring teachers who prepared them the best they could to go out into the world as secondary school graduates. Whether the grads choose to go on to post-secondary education or to upgrade their trade skills, they will, eventually, be our future leaders – and we wish them good luck in whatever careers they pursue.

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to mend their bitter and unproductive interactions. Let’s focus on an arbitrated contract that will get us through the next two-three years, but keep the mediator around for that period and require all three parties continue meeting until they can reconcile their differences and drastically improve the quality of their negotiations. A strong public education system is the most important investment we can make in our society, and it is not just a longterm investment; the social, economic and cultural benefits of a high quality education are evident immediately. It is not appropriate to let this situation continue to erode; we owe it to our children, their parents and teachers to implement a process to identify the deeprooted issues and resolve them. Adam Olsen is the leader of the BC Green Party.

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Fair Elections Act far from fair To the editor: Election Day is a time when all Canadians, no matter their wealth, health or status, are equal – each has the same say in choosing our government. Yet alarmingly, the integrity of our democracy is threatened by three overwhelming problems in the Conservative government’s Fair Elections Act, Bill C-23. Every Canadian is constitutionally guaranteed the right to vote, yet according to the Chief Electoral

Officer, C-23 risks excluding the vulnerable and marginalized by eliminating the use of vouching to prove your address. While most people can prove their address with a driver’s licence, not everyone can. Seniors living with their children may not even get a bill in their name, much less have a licence. Students move often, and may not have ID with their current address. Indian status cards do not include an address.

For many in these groups, vouching by another elector is the only way to prove where they live. In the last election, 120,000 active voters relied on vouching, but if C-23 passes, they could be shut out. The government claims it is concerned about the error rate with vouching, yet the vast majority of these mistakes are strictly recordkeeping errors by poll workers. There is no evidence to suggest vouching allowed people to vote

Vets ill-served by Tories

To the editor: I served in the Canadian Forces from 1986 to 2000, and as a result I suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I now have a service dog to give me quality of life. Recently, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government closed more Veterans Affairs offices. I believe the government is being very disrespectful to all veterans. The job of a Veterans Affairs minister is to fight for veterans’ rights, to ensure they receive the medical and mental health services they need. Instead, Minister Julian Fantino has thrown Canadian veterans under the bus. He did what the prime minister wanted instead of fighting for us. Fantino should resign his position due to his lack of concern, and his lack of authority, to ensure veterans get the proper mental health help they need immediately to ensure their safety.

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Veterans who commit suicide decide to take their lives because they feel the government is not taking PTSD seriously. In the past, it took at least six to eight months to get my veteran’s issues finalized. Now, with these cutbacks, I worry it’s going to be a lot longer. How the Harper government thinks it is doing its best with the quality of life for veterans with this big turnaround time is totally wrong. What confuses me is that the Harper government spent a lot on fake lakes and gazebos during the 2010 G8 summit, but now feels it has to make cuts in Veterans Affairs. I believe Prime Minister Harper doesn’t take care of his soldiers, who provide the freedom in our country. He obviously has his priorities wrong. James McLean Kitchener, Ont.

when they weren’t eligible. Another pillar of our democracy is a level playing field, created through spending limits that ensure big money doesn’t drown out other voices. Yet C-23 exempts “fundraising” from spending limits, which could allow partisan messages to be sent without it being reported to Elections Canada. Finally, C-23 also bans Elections Canada from encouraging Canadians to vote. No other country in the world imposes this

restriction, and in an era when voter turnouts have declined to worrying lows, this restriction is exactly the wrong way to go. Despite these concerns, there are some helpful measures in C-23, like adding another advance polling day or, as I proposed in a Private Member’s Bill two years ago, increasing penalties for those who break the rules. Dominic LeBlanc, MP Liberal House Leader

Serious doctor shortage

To the editor: We have a serious shortage of doctors in British Columbia and Alberta. Walk-in clinics are becoming more and more common. I think they are a very poor substitute for a family doctor, who knows his or her patient’s history and can base treatment on that knowledge and also send patients to specialist when necessary. I think the government should pay half the tuition cost, so young people can afford to become doctors – with the proviso they stay in Canada for at least five years after they are trained. Phone Mark Strahl’s office at 1-604-847-9711 to voice your concerns. He is the federal representative for this area.

You can also go to FraserNicola MLA Jackie Tegart’s office on Railway Avenue between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on week days. Her office phone number is 250-453-9726.

Let these people know how you feel. Remember the squeaky wheel gets the grease!

Grad ceremony enjoyed To the editor: My wife and I had the privilege of attending the Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School’s Cap and Gown Graduation Ceremony at the arena, May 30. I am a retired teacher and principal, and have been involved in numerous grad ceremonies over the years as a guest, a grad sponsor, or as a master of ceremonies. Last Friday’s ceremony ranks as one of the best, if not the best, I have witnessed. Thanks to principal Vic Brett, his staff, parents, and all the volunteers for their hard work and for a wonderful evening. Congratulations to the Class of 2014 – all the best in your future endeavours! Don Jones, teacher 100 Mile House Junior Secondary (1972-80)

Farmland fate a test for parties Agricultural Land Commission (ALC). Vanderhoof and Dawson Creek, where The government’s scheme, Macdonald some ALR rules and decisions simply don’t and other NDP critics predicted, is to make sense. unleash a flood of ALR land removals, to Strict secondary residence rules enrich B.C. Liberal supporters by allowing are needed in areas with non-farm development on productive farmland. development pressure. In most rural areas, That might be a valid concern, they are a mistake, and are but there are a couple of frequently ignored. factual problems. First, every The debate wasn’t entirely appointment to the ALC, at the devoid of honesty and civility. regional or provincial level, is Macdonald interrupted his made by the B.C. government. string of baseless accusations It’s been that way since the Dave to note that under the current Barrett administration set it up system, 75 per cent of exclusion in 1973. applications in the Kootenay Second, the regional panels region are approved. If that’s the are not new. The B.C. Liberals case, what is really broken that Tom imposed them in 2003. If this needs to be fixed? Fletcher was their method of corrupting It’s a good question that the the process to dismantle the government did not adequately ALR, that would have largely happened answer. in the years since. Surely by this time they Credit also goes to the new Agriculture would have found enough greedy political Minister Norm Letnick, who inherited a hacks who hate farming to subvert the public-relations mess left by the brief and process. boneheaded performance of Peace River I’ve written before about the legitimate North MLA Pat Pimm. concerns of places like Merritt and Braving the heckling at the end, Letnick

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he B.C. Liberal government’s bill to divide the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) into two zones has passed, after one of the nastier exchanges I’ve seen in a decade covering the British Columbia legislature. “You’re all a bunch of corrupt liars,” NDP agriculture critic Nicholas Simons yelled as the government cut off a long and mostly repetitious debate that dominated the final days of the legislature session. Not to be outdone, cabinet minister Bill Bennett replied to Simons’ heckle about Kootenay rancher Faye Street, one of Bennett’s most vocal supporters as he pushed through changes to the land reserve to ease land-use restrictions in rural zones. Bennett advised Simons to offer his remarks to Street in person. “She’ll kick your [butt],” Bennett said. The on-the-record debate wasn’t much better. Columbia River-Revelstoke NDP MLA Norm Macdonald summed up his party’s biggest objection with his charge that “a bunch of Liberal political hacks” will be appointed to regional panels of the

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put aside his partisan talking points and gave his personal assurance the government’s intention is to support farming in those places where non-farm income is the only thing that keeps people on the land. As soon as the theatrics had died down, the B.C. NDP sent out a fundraising plea to its members to help “save” the ALR. The party is broke and desperate after losing its fourth straight election, and it hopes to activate its declining donor base by portraying the changes as the imminent slaughter of its most sacred cow. Voters have three years before the next election to assess this situation. If there is a flood of exclusions of prime agricultural land, then the NDP will be able to make its case that its warnings were at least partially true. If this does not take place, then the government’s position will be vindicated. We’ll find out the truth. Tom Fletcher is legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press. Twitter: @ tomfletcherbc Email: tfletcher@blackpress.ca


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the province Teck lays off 10 at Highland Valley Copper KAMLOOPS - Highland Valley Copper will shed 10 jobs as part of Teck Resources Ltd.’s five per cent reduction in its workforce. The positions are all non-union. Company-wide, Teck will cut 600 positions. Corporate spokesman Chris Stannell told KTW on Friday, May 30, the cuts are in response to sagging commodity prices. Richard Boyce, president of Steelworkers Local 7619, called the job loss “kind of peculiar. “Copper isn’t in the doldrums,” he said. “Highland Valley Copper is doing quite well.” Boyce said his understanding is job losses are connected to an engineer, a trainer, in health and safety and the head of mine payroll. At the close of trading on Thursday, May 29, the most actively traded copper contract, for July delivery, fell 2.90 cents to settle at $3.14 per pound on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Nude beachgoers bummed out by closure PENTICTON - Sun-seekers who frequent Penticton’s only nude beach have been forced to cover up, after the property owner hired a security guard and installed No Trespassing signs to keep people away. Dustin Wolchina, who spoke to reporters May 28 on behalf of beachgoers, said access to the clothingoptional portion of Three Mile Beach was cut off earlier this week after someone caused problems while the property owner was showing the site to a potential buyer. The troublemaker is not a regular beach user, Wolchina added. “Everybody is friendly. It’s a good, large community. Everybody talks to everybody, and we’ve never had any real problems with anything, other than a few people causing the odd little tiff here and there over a spot or stuff like that,” he said. Now his group, which he says has maintained and improved the beach area for decades, is without a place to enjoy the sun in their birthday suits. The owner has worked with beach users since 2007, Chamberlain noted, but has grown worried about liability issues.

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I’ve been on my 10-acre lot for eight years and this is the first time I’ve had rain on the back property. It’s still running in (June 2). But, it’s not really a problem for me.

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report 100 Mile House RCMP members dealt with 79 calls for service during the past week. In and out of ditch Sometime in the early morning hours of May 30, a bulk chip truck

hauling two trailers had an incident on Highway 97 near Wright Station Road. The truck went off road to the right but was able to recover before going down an embankment. The trailers, however, continued into the ditch and then vaulted back up on the road after hitting a culvert. The driver did not

remain at the scene and police are continuing their investigation. Refused sample Around noon on May 30, a responsible driver provided very good details of a vehicle that was being driven erratically on Highway 97 near 108 Mile Hill. It was reported that a small purple truck with

a white canopy and a yellow canoe on top was swerving and driving inattentively, with the driver being possibly impaired. RCMP officers attended and determined there was evidence that the 51-year-old driver from Cochrane, Alberta had consumed alcohol. He refused to provide a roadside breath

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demand and was subsequently issued a 90-day Immediate Roadside Prohibition and his vehicle was impounded. Serious injuries Around 8:39 p.m. on May 30, 100 Mile House RCMP responded to a report of a serious motor-vehicle incident Continued on A12

Hitchhiker assaulted on Highway 97 On May 29, between the hours of 4 and 5 p.m., a male was hitchhiking south on Highway 97 approximately 20 miles south of Williams Lake. A vehicle described as a late 1980s Ford pickup truck, which was two tone green and blue in colour stopped. The male victim approached the vehicle to get inside. The male suspect – described as being Caucasian, 25‐35 years old, with blond hair – exited the passenger side of the vehicle. The suspect approached the victim and punched him in the face causing dental damage, as well as a fall on the pavement causing further injury. The suspect then returned to the vehicle where it fled from

the scene. The victim’s personal belongings were placed in the vehicle prior to the assault and the assailants fled the scene with these items. The victim reported the incident the next day when travelling through 100 Mile House. He was taken to 100 Mile District General Hospital by ambulance and was subsequently released. The attack on the male hitchhiker was unprovoked and for no apparent reason. Police are seeking witnesses or anyone with information on this event, as at this time, the suspects and owner of the vehicle are not known. Anyone with information about this incident are asked to call the 100 Mile House

RCMP at 250-395‐2456, or if you have information about this or any other crime or you know the identity of the person or persons responsible for this, or any other crime, Crime Stoppers would like to hear from you. Kamloops and

District Crime Stoppers offer a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges being laid against this or any other unsolved crime. If you have any information call Crime Stoppers at

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on Canim-Hendrix Lake Road in the 5200 block. An uninsured, 1992 white Pontiac Trans Sport had left the roadway, sheared a power

pole and came to rest on the roof of the vehicle in the ditch. The driver was ejected approximately 10 metres from the vehicle. The driver sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital

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Shorty after midnight on June 3, a fire was reported at Exco Industries building on Exeter Truck Route. The fire was extinguished and the building has sustained extensive damage. The fire is suspicious and the investigation is continuing. Vandalism In the early morning hours of May 30, 100 Mile House RCMP responded to a complaint of mischief to a parked vehicle on Womack Road in Deka Lake. All of the windows were smashed out, letters were scratched into the paint and the seats were slashed. If you have any information on this or any other crimes in the 100 Mile House area call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Your identity will remain unknown. Should your information lead to the arrest of the responsible party Crime Stoppers will pay cash for the TIP.

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Congratulations Cassie Baker

Congratulations Michelle Contreras!

Best wishes for a wonderful future.

The 100 Mile House Free Press joins the community in wishing the 2014 graduates of Peter Skene Ogden Senior Secondary School a very bright and happy future! Michelle Contreras Dios te bendiga en tu graduación y siempre. Te queremos mucho Mito y Soraya

Success is yours! May God light your way towards your dreams

Love from all your family

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Congratulations Michelle and best wishes for a very successful future! XOXO Mary France & Carlos

So Proud of You Adrianna!

Congratulations Carly! Today is your day! You’re off to great places. You’re off and away. Good luck!

Congratulations on your U of C Schulich Engineering Scholarship.

We love you!

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By Dennis Tupman Jack Fellner, current director of the 100 Mile House Community Band, will be leading his final concert in Martin Exeter Hall on June 8 at 2 p.m. Admission is by donation with excess funds after expenses being given to the South Cariboo Health Foundation. The 100 Mile Community Band is made up of people from all walks of life and includes several who have not played in a band before. There are also a few young players from the Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School band who are also gaining more experience – some even in conducting the ensemble. Jack has been with the community band for several years as its director. He has patiently developed this group from playing only very elementary selections to tackling more sophisticated concert and jazz band repertoire. For a number of years under his leadership, the band has given many benefit concerts in the

community. Jack has deep cultural roots in German Lutheran musical culture, which he inherited from his grandparents. This background led him to studying theology along with his music. He was born in Iowa, known for its bands, and subsequently worked and studied in Iowa, Nebraska and Mississippi to California. He grew up in Davenport, Mississippi and took post-secondary courses for nine years, studying theology and a variety of other disciplines, and, of course, always music. Along the way, he trained to become a Lutheran pastor, a position he held for a number of years. Over the years, he was a church pastor, youth pastor, a junior high school music teacher, a musical instrument repairman, a music store owner and partner, a professional saxophonist, music store operator, and other related activities. One of his many passions was playing saxophone in a number of big bands, featuring

the jazz big band music of Benny Goodman, Count Basie, and Glenn Miller, and many more. He moved to Calgary where he taught school and operated a music recording business, among other interests. Jack’s first wife, Charlotte, passed away a number of years ago. Their two daughters, Deborah and Val (and her husband, Steve) are also appearing in this concert with the band.

Jack decided to join Deborah, in 100 Mile House, and soon met someone who was to become his new wife, Jean, on the Internet. Jack Fellner has, in a short time, made a big contribution to the cultural life of our little community. He has been involved in making music for more than 80 years. Dennis Tupman is a well-known musician in the South Cariboo.

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Huber defends provincial title in dramatic rematch Gaven Crites

The Watch Lake/Green Lake 27th Annual Fishing Derby casts off June 7-8. The event will see many prizes and random entry draws. The angler who lands the biggest fish overall wins $500, and the second biggest fish earns $200. Derby entries and pig roast dinner tickets are available at Watch Lake Lodge, Tall Timbers Resort, Ace High Resort and 70 Mile Store. Call 250-456-7741 for more information.

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here was no butter chicken before this fight. And it wasn’t “Coach Huber” in the ring, either. It was Ken “Heavy Hands” Huber in there, and the Kamloops cruiserweight, by way of 100 Mile House, landed them just – just – enough for a split-decision win over Victoria boxer Bryan Colwell, retaining his provincial Combsport title. It was a story of halves and a fight which could have went either way in the co-main event of the World Boxing Council’s (WBC) Western Canadian Amateur Championships, hosted by the the MadKatz Boxing Club and held in a steamy Rutland Centennial Hall in Kelowna on May 31. Where Colwell was great early on – using his arm-length advantage and jabbing, and outboxing Huber considerably in the first and second rounds – Huber got more dangerous as the fight progressed, persistently stalked his opponent around the ring, and touched him with big shots in the later rounds. And what’s a boxing match without a bit of controversy or drama? Huber, 30, hit Colwell below the belt in the second round. Colwell, 24, took the full five minutes allotted to him to recover. No one could blame him for it. It was a hard shot, and deemed accidental. While he was down, Huber paced anxiously in a neutral corner, then busted a set of push-ups on the canvas. That was Heavy Hands getting the crowd going, explains Huber, who’s admittedly a slow starter.

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Ken Huber, a Kamloops boxer who grew up in 100 Mile House, successfully defended his Combsport British Columbia Cruiserweight title against Bryan Colwell, left, of Victoria in Kelowna on May 31.

“I need to take a few punches and get in the groove. I want to be an exciting fighter. I want to make exciting fights... Love me or hate me, you’ll know who I am.” The fight was close heading into the fifth and final round, and neither boxer could afford to take it off or let up. Unfortunately for the younger Colwell, it was his first time going past three rounds. Huber had been there before. And in the lead up to the fight he talked a lot about how hard he trained for it. (Colwell won via splitdecision in a three-round, non-title fight against Huber in March. For his part, Huber, who operates the Kamloops Boxing Academy, says he wasn’t at his best that night, mentally or physically. He says he took the fight on a week’s notice, ate too much before it, and was in the corner as a coach for his fighters on the same card before stepping into the ring himself.) That extra conditioning was the difference in the rematch. Huber pinned Colwell in the corner in the final minute and ripped him with big shots. The exclamation mark: a hard Huber right sent the challenger’s mouthpiece to the canvas. The referee stepped in – some in the building thought it was over – but the fight continued after Colwell got his mouthpiece back in and survived as the final seconds ticked off. When the last bell clanged, Huber got down for more push ups. He says he knew he had the decision. But not everyone did.

“I thought we won the fight,” says Colwell’s coach Jason Heit. “I thought for sure, clearly Bryan Colwell won the first round, the second round and the third round.” Heit concedes rounds four and five went to Huber. Heit says he thinks the low blow in the second was intentional, and Huber should have lost a point for it. “I would love to see the punch stats in this fight. I bet you it’s two to one in Bryan Colwell’s favour,” Heit goes on to say just after the bout, where Colwell, still visibly upset with the decision, is pulling his gear off while letting expletives fly like his hands in the early rounds. “I respect Ken as a person and as a fighter,” adds Heit, a mixed martial arts fighter himself and instructor at Island MMA. “I like him. But, fights are fights. You win some, you lose some. Some you think you won, and you didn’t. That’s just how it goes. Anything that’s judged can be difficult.” Huber, who’s also the current WBC Western Canadian Cruiserweight champ and WBC Canadian Cruiserweight champ, says he wants to turn pro after a national championship fight in Ontario in October. Huber and Colwell spoke briefly in the fighters’ warm-up area after their bout. “I told him to go back to the gym,” explains Huber. “Get training. Get working again. Let’s do it again. Let’s have a rubber match. He’s a young, hard-working up and comer. I have a lot of respect for him.” Still, Huber adds: “I think I’ve definitely proved who’s number one.” Asked if he had anything else to add at the end of a post-fight interview, Huber’s voice cracked. He thanked his team, sparring partners, friends, family, everybody. And the tears came. It hit him – he’s still the champ.

Results are in the from the 100 Mile & District Outriders Gymkhana on May 25. Kassidy Kolisnyk was first place and Rogan Day was second in peewees. In juniors, Kennedy Kolisnyk won first; Elyas Day second and Blyth Day third. Raven Gentry was first in intermediate. Carolyn Cook took first place in seniors and Shawneen Day was second. Tracy Kolisnyk was first in Jack Benny, followed by Lorne Gentry in second and Tracy Gentry in third. Next gymkhana dates are June 29, July 20 and Aug. 17.

ARCHERY SHOOT The Bighorn Archery Club is hosting its annual Outdoor 3D Archery Shoot this weekend. The June 7-8 event takes place at the 99 Mile Snowmobile Club Site. It’s open to participants of all ages with a bow and arrows. Registration begins on June 7 at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call denise swift at 250-397-2632 or visit the club’s website.


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100 Mile House was in control at the 18th Annual May Mayhem tournament hosted by the Richmond Boys Fastball Association on May 24-25. All three 100 Mile N' Hour teams – peewees, squirts and mites – brought back shiny hardware. On May 24, the peewee squad lit up Cloverdale for an 11-1 win, before dropping a game to Richmond 10-7. On May 25, 100 Mile N' Hour beat Sooke 11-1; North Surrey 12-1 and Cloverdale again 10-1. The gold-medal game was a rematch against Richmond. This time, 100 Mile House won 14-9. Tournament MVPs went to Trevor McMahon, Mitchell Hooper, Logan Parent and Tristen Tikats. In the squirts division, 100 Mile N' Hour beat Sooke 17-0 in four innings on May 24. The team started with a good lead in the first inning with a home run from Marshall Tessaro, which brought in three runs. MVP for Game 1 went to Ethan Sanders. Later that day against the Fleetwood Titans, Riley McLean, in the fourth inning with two runners on base, hit a home run, and earned MVP for Game 2. Final score for the game was 14-4 in favour of 100 Mile House. In Game 3, 100 Mile

met the Fleetwood Legends. They won with a final score of 18-8 with Hayley Edlund earning MVP for her great blocking and catching skills. The morning of May 25 saw 100 Mile play Game 4 against the undefeated Surrey Storm Raiders. Although 100 Mile had some great pitch-

ing by Colby Glen, and Brendan Scott and Riley McLean caught some fly balls, the local team lost 14-1 to Surrey. Colby Glen received MVP. 100 Mile played Surrey again in the finals. Despite playing hard, Surrey remained undefeated, and 100 Mile earned

a silver medal. On the Mites' side, the local team struck gold. The 100 Mile N' Hour Mites beat North Surrey 17-8 the morning of May 24. Brady Huryn hit a home run, and MVP went to Jackson Hooper. 100 Mile met the Richmond Mariners

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South Cariboo riders wheel in points Brad Perron was back on the track in Prince George on May 24-25 after an injury the week before. In a field of 17 riders, the Lac la Hache racer finished fifth overall in Junior MX-2 on May 25. In Junior MX-3 that day, Perron rode to a second place overall in a field of 11. In a field of 19 riders on May 24 in Prince George in Junior MX-2, Perron finished fifth overall. In Junior MX-3, Perron raced to fourth

out of 12. In Quesnel on May 17, Lac la Hache's Connor Szatmari raced to two first place finishes in the 50cc, four to six age division. Szatmari did the same thing on May 18, and won first overall. Brad Inglis of 108 Mile Ranch also crossed the line first in Quesnel. He finished first overall in Vet Master on May 18. Perron hit the track as well. He injured his shoulder in the second

moto of a Junior MX-3 race. He finished fourth overall in that category, and did not race on May 18 because of the injury. In Schoolboy on May 17, Perron finished seventh overall. In Junior MX-2 he finished fifth after two motos. The riders accumulate points at different events throughout the season – the 2014 Prince George Yamaha/British Columbia Motocross Association Motocross Championship Series.

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Cariboo Youth Soccer League play was underway in 100 Mile House on May 25. The 100 Mile House Storm – a U14 girls' team – hosted Williams Lake and Quesnel. The Storm had a rocky start against Williams Lake, and had to climb back from a small deficit, coach Hilary Gosnell explains. “Williams Lake took a 1-0 lead early in the first half, but with excellent passing and teamwork, 100 Mile brought the ball back up the field to level the score.” The second half saw even more exciting plays, Gosnell adds. “[Goalie] Alison Carr faced a couple of penal-

ty shots, while 100 Mile midfielders showed excellent control and leadership and started some great team rushes that were followed up by our fast-paced forwards.” Sydni Poggenpohl netted two goals and Ashley Holyk netted one in the 3-2 win for 100 Mile House. Heather Heales took the net for the first half of a game against Quesnel later that after-

noon, which proved to be the Storm's toughest league competition so far this season, Gosnell says. “[Heales] did an amazing job keeping the score down. The game was an uphill battle, however, and the girls never found the intensity and teamwork that led them to their morning win.” Ashley Holyk scored for 100 Mile House in the 4-1 loss.

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Clinton resident Dina Connon was the lucky winner of the Lac la Hache Community Club’s bingo progressive pot on May 21.

She won $3,000 on the 56th number called – just one number before the cutoff of 57. The next progressive pot started at 49 numbers on May 28, with a starting amount of $1,200. The community club is always looking for volunteers to help out at bingo once in a while. Contact Barb Hansen at 250-396-7567 if you can lend a hand. Coffee house The next Community

Coffee House music event is on June 6 at the Lac la Hache Pioneer Centre. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with entertainment going from 7 to 9 p.m. Organizer Pastor Bruce Wilcox says there has been an amazing response to this evening of local musicians playing and singing a mix of bluegrass, gospel, folk and country tunes. There could also be some poetry reading.

Spring Carnival a fun funding success A Spring Carnival organized by the 100 Mile House Elementary School Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) to raise funds for a new playground brought in between $3,000 and $3,500, while organizers continue to crunch the exact numbers from the May 23 event. The Spring Carnival at the school saw dozens of children playing a variety of games and went a long way to raising the $5,000 needed to purchase a new piece of playground equipment to replace an existing one slated for removal there in the near future. “It’s a pretty important playground,” PAC spokesperson Denise Balbirnie said before the event. “It would be pretty devastating if we lost it and didn’t have any-

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Clarke Harvey, 3, had some fun making large soap bubbles during a Spring Carnival organized by the 100 Mile House Elementary School Parent Advisory Committee to help raise funds for a new playground on May 23.

thing to replace it with.” She added the day went better than expected and the PAC is “excited” about the amount of money raised. “It really would not have been possible to pull this together

without a full band of volunteers, and the generous donations from local businesses of items for the silent auction.” She noted the parent group hopes to raise the remaining $1,500 or so by the end of the school year

Human rights focus of event

Upwards of 20 socially conscious acts are taking the stage at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School’s annual Amnesty Concert on June 11. The concert starts at 9 a.m. and features a variety of performances with basic human rights, such as freedom of speech and the right to education, as a theme. Alisha Beyer is a Grade 11 student and a member of an Amnesty International group at PSO. “Human rights is a big thing for me,” she says. “Especially the right to education. “We take it for granted, but some people don’t have the opportunity to go to school.” The event is open to the public and preceded by a grand-opening of the

local secondary school’s renovated gymnasium. Members of the public are asked to bring canned food or cash donations. Amnesty International is a nongovernmental organization focused on human rights with millions of members worldwide. Jessa Paddison is singing a Dixie Chicks song at the concert. She says she joined the PSO Amnesty International group because she was tired of people, such as women and people of colour, around the world being treated in ways they don’t deserve. “We’re so lucky to live here. I feel we’re taking it for granted. Even just a little [awareness] will make a difference.”

There is no cost, coffee and goodies are provided free. A voluntary donation can be made and these funds go towards charity. For more information or if you would like to be part of the entertain-

ment, contact Wilcox at 250-396-4100.

By Mark McMillan June 7-8 are the dates, and Watch Lake and/ or Green Lake are the places to be if you’re a fisherman – especially if you want a chance at the $500 cash for the biggest fish. The second largest fish will get $200 cash and there are tons of other prizes, in a lot of different categories, too. Sponsors have been great again this year, which allows for these extra prizes. The categories can change year to year, but some of the past ones have been: oldest fisher, youngest fisher, furthest away, best dressed, Fibber Magee, first fish on each day from either lake, and draws for hidden weights. Winners must be present at the awards ceremony, which starts at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday to receive a prize. Derby entries and pig roast tickets are available at 70 Mile General Store, Ace High Resort, Tall Timbers Resort, and Watch Lake Lodge. Adults are $10 and

youth under 16 are $7.50. Fish can be caught in either Watch or Green lakes, but must be weighed in at the derby headquarters on Watch Lake – Watch Lake Lodge, the derby host. There is a $5 pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. both days; a refreshment garden from 11a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday; and a concession from 11a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 11a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday. Saturday night is the Pig Roast – definitely an annual favourite – a spit-roasted pig with all the trimmings. Tickets are $15 for adults and children under 10 are $7.50. The Watch Lake Green Lake Business Association has made this one of the best and most fun fishing derbies in the country for 27 consecutive years. For more information, call 250-456-7741. Mark McMillan is a spokesperson for the Watch Lake Green Lake Business Association.

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Patricia Ann (nee Jasinoski) 1962 - 2014

It’s with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Patricia Montremaine on May 18, 2014 at the age of 52 years in Clinton, B.C. She is remembered by brother John D. Jasinoski (Deborah), sister Evelyn Forsyth, and her nieces and nephews. Pat was predeceased by parents John and Mary Jasinoski and sister Janet. Pat always loved animals and enjoyed caring for animals in need. A memorial will be held in Edmonton and condolences may be expressed at www.kamloopsfuneralhome.com

Henderson Peter Geoffrey

September 3, 1929 - May 31, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peter Henderson. Before moving to Canada, Peter was in the British Army and the Merchant Navy. Upon retiring to the Cariboo, he joined the Canadian Rangers. Peter is survived by his loving wife Maureen, son Ian (Susan), grandchildren Rachel, Tracy and Stuart and two great-grandchildren. Peter will be missed greatly. No service by request. 100 Mile Funeral Service Ltd. entrusted with the arrangements. 250-395-3243 Condolences can be sent to the family care of www.100milefuneralservice.com

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dorothea In loving memory of Dorothea Cheke who passed away on Sunday May 25, 2014. Born In Germany on Oct. 2 1930. She moved to Canada in 1954 . Dorothea was a free spirit and was known for her generosity and and unfiltered honesty! She will be missed by all those who knew her from her station at the Trading Post on the 99 Mile Hill. She is survived by her youngest sister and two brothers who still reside in Germany. Service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Park Drive, 103 Mile House on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

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Kenneth Laurie Feb. 9, 1954 - May 23, 2014

It is with overwhelming sadness that we announce the passing of Ken Christian of Ladner, B.C. He is survived by, and leaves to mourn, his three loving children: Kerry (Brendon), Danny (Ashley) and Tracy (Denver); his mother, Eileen; and his three siblings: Cheryl (Ken), Gary (Wendy) and Lois (Doug). He is also lovingly remembered by his two grandchildren: Brodie and Paige, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends. Ken was recently predeceased by his father George Christian. Ken loved hunting, fishing, and most of all working on his boat and crabbing at the local beach. Those who had the pleasure of knowing Ken would describe him as one of the most kind, gentle and polite people you could ever meet. His loving and sentimental personality, contagious laugh, sense of humour and his wonderful smile will live on in our hearts forever. At the request of the family, there will be no formal funeral and those wishing to honour Ken are invited to attend his celebration of life at a later date.


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Livestock DORPER Cross Sheep flock for sale. 15 ewes and 25 lambs. $5000. Phone 250706-3666.

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Career Opportunity Country 840 and The Goat radio stations, a division of Vista Radio Ltd, are now accepting resumes for a full time-permanent Account Executive in the 100 Mile house office. Previous Sales and/or marketing experience or comparable work experience preferred. Reliable vehicle and valid drivers license required. To apply email resume to cverbenkov@ vistaradio.ca or fax it to 250 992 2354

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In Memoriam

Misc. for Sale

Commercial/ Industrial

Memorial Donations The Canadian Cancer Society appreciates your generous support. Send the name of the deceased, name/address of next of kin and name/address of donor for tax receipt (VISA/ MC accepted) to: Canadian Cancer Society, 1100 Alward St. Prince George, B.C. V2M 7B1 or Ph: 1-800-811-5664. OR 565 10th Ave. W. Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4J4 Ph: 1-800-663-2524 Memorial donations to the 100 Mile House General District Hospital Auxiliary can be sent to: Box 851, 100 Mile House, B.C. V0K 2E0. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association can be sent to: 5363 Dawson Rd. 100 Mile House, B.C. V0K 2E1. Memorial donations to the 100 Mile District Hospice Palliative Care Society can be sent to: Bag 399, 100 Mile House, B.C. V0K 2E0 Memorial donations to the 100 Mile House SPCA can be sent to: Box 1948, 100 Mile House, B.C. V0K 2E0. Memorial donations to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children can be sent to: 3550 Waybourne Way, Burnaby, B.C. V5G 3K9. Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon can be sent to: #203 - 635 Victoria Street, Kamloops, B.C. V2C 2B3. The South Cariboo Health Foundation welcomes memorial gifts in support of our local Acute and Residential Health Care facilities, as well as, Community Health projects and activities. Mail donations to: S.C. Health Foundation, Bag 399, 100 Mile House, B.C. V0K 2E0 or drop them off at the hospital. Donations can be made to the Gideons by phoning 1-888-482-4253, using your credit card. The Gideons will send a card to the bereaved, so have their address handy. For funeral display or other information, contact Pete Penner at 250-791-6302 Donations may be sent to 100 Mile House Mural Society, 6221 Aalton Rd., 100 Mile House B.C. V0K 2E3

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 www.rtccontainer.com KILL ROACHES! Buy Harris Roach Tablets. Eliminate bugs- guaranteed. No mess, odorless, long lasting. Available at Ace Hardware & The Home Depot. 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 mills.com/400OT 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 or online at: www.pioneersteel.ca

Misc. Wanted WE BUY GOLD & SILVER Get the best price for your SILVER COINS Call for app’t Mon - Fri

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BUYING Coin Collections, Estates, Antiques, Native Art, Silver, Jewelry 778-281-0030 WANTED: GANDY or equivalent dry fertilizer applicator for potato planter. 12 volt. Call 250-706-9305.

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1250 sq. ft. commercial retail space, street level, in Rosewood Building, for rent or lease. Across from Donex. 250-396-7334 or 604-5304224. 750sq.ft. retail space available in 108 Mall. Phone 250-3967334. NEWLY renovated retail space available. #1 & #2 355 Birch Ave. 100 Mile Hse appx 1100 sq ft per unit, formerly the Tip Top bldg. Avail Apr 15 call Janet 250-395-2545 for more info

LARGE 1 bdrm $510 plus util. N/S. N/P. 10 min. to 100 Mile. Avail. now. 250-397-0128

Mobile Homes & Pads 2 BDRM mobile home in 103 Mile MHP. Washer & dryer. Sm. pets neg. New water system. $600/mon. 250-395-3178.

MOBILE pad for rent at Park Dr. Estates. Available immediately. 250-395-3268.

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2 BDRM home, 105 Mile, $775/mo & utilities. NP. July 1st. Long term. 250-791-6502 3 BDRM, carport, min. to 100 Mile, $775/mo. NP, refs. 604732-0131. 3 BDRM HOUSE on Eagle Creek Road electric and wood heater, furnished, lg sundeck. NS NP $700/mon. 250-3972935 Call after 6pm. 6298 MOOSE POINT DRIVE, across from Watch Lake Access, 2 bdrm house, gas fireplace, electric baseboard heaters, w/d, insulated hobby shop. $795/mth. 250-456-7503. HOUSE for rent/lease at 108 Mile Lake. 2 bedrooms plus loft. 1 5- piece bathroom. New W/D. Fireplace. House located on 3/4 acre treed lot. 5 minute walk to beach. 15 minute walk to golf course/tennis courts and 108 historical site. Adjacent to ski/hiking trail. Commercial area short drive away. Available August 1. Rent: $900/month. No pets please. Contact: (604) 461-9847 or email: ypharris@shaw.ca LOOKING for great renters: 3 bdrm house right in 100 Mile. Avail. July 1st. $1000/mon. including light & heat. Garage avail. for storage. 1 block to shopping & school. Ref. Req. Non smokers, no pets please. Judy 250-395-5392. NEWER, modern 2 large bdrm, 2 bath house at the 108 Ranch. Double garage & storage shed. Avail. Aug. 1st. $1000/mon. Call 250-3964222. SMALL 2 bdrm home on large lot in 108 Ranch, close to airport. $650/mon. 250-791-5787

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Mobile Homes & Parks RETIRE IN Beautiful Southern BC, Brand New Park. Affordable Housing. COPPER RIDGE. Manufactured Home Park, New Home Sales. Keremeos, BC. Spec home on site to view. Please call 250-4627055. www.copperridge.ca

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent BC Housing is now accepting applications for housing from persons 55 years and older as well as disabled persons 19 years of age and older. Eligible tenants pay 30% of gross monthly income for rent. For applications contact: 250-395-4743 or 1-800-834-7149 100 MILE 1 bdrm $600. month includes util. NS NP Ref Req’d 250-395-3691or 250-706-8766

CARIBOO GARDENS Clean, large, bright 1&2 bedrooms Seniors Welcome For reliable service call Drew

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KILL BED bugs & their eggs! Buy Harris Bed Bug Killer Complete Treatment Program or Kit. Available: Hardware Stores, Buy Online: homedepot.com

PARKVIEW APTS: 1 BDRM apt for rent renovated, downtown 100 Mile. $550/mo, 2 bdrm $650, bachelor $450. Includes heat. (250)395-3660 or (250)706-9144

                     

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Duplex / 4 Plex 3 BDRM duplex, Gateway area, $600/mo. Avail. Apr 15 250-395-1098, 250-3954913.

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Box 67, 100 Mile House B.C. V0K 2E0

RETAIL area: 44’x54’ with overhead door at 750 Exeter Rd. 250-397-2182 $1100./mo

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4 BDRM duplex, 2 up, 2 down, in 100 Mile close to all amenities. No parties, NS, NP, DD & Ref. Req. Avail July 1, 2014. $900/mon. 250-3951992.

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100 MILE, children’s clothing, toys, children’s quad and other household items. 6513 Grey Cres. Sat, June 6 & Sun, June 7 9am - 5pm 100 MILE , Home decor, tools, video games, kids stuff Sat, June 7, 8am 475 N. Birch Ave 100 MILE: Huge yard sale Sat & Sun. June 7 & 8 from 9-3 at 5721 Horse Lk. Rd. (Driveway off of Finn Rd.) Everything must go!

100 MILE: The annual MSL/FP Auxiliary yard sale in the Fischer Place parking lot 555 Cedar S. on Sat. June 7 from 9am -1pm. In the event of rain it will move indoors to the cafeteria. 103 MILE - Downsizing. Wool, canoe, kitchen, books, tools, firepit etc. & lots more! 5570 Lakeside Court. Fri, June 6 & Sat, June 7. 103 MILE: Sat. June 7 from 9-2 at 5602 103 Mile Lake Rd. Furniture, tools, kids toys & clothing, misc. items & more! 108 RANCH: Sat. June 7 from 9-2 at 5380 Chaladen Court.

BUFFALO CREEK: Sun. June 8 from 9-3 at 6098 Houseman Rd. Antique spinning wheel, music equip.,household, etc. 1998 Dodge Caravan, 32� heddle loom, mig welder. GATEWAY: 8 min. out of 100 Mile. Humongous sale Sat. & Sun. June 7 & 8 from 8-2 at 5475 Canim Hendrix Lake Road. Cheap! Cheap! Cheap! HORSE LAKE: Fri. & Sat. June 6 & 7, 8am - 5pm. 6134 Lakeshore Drive. Building materials, doors, windows, tools, camping equip., automotive, boat motors, ‘88 Chev PU, sportsware, ladies’ stuff, etc. HORSE LAKE: Moving sale Fri. Sat. & Sun. June 6, 7 & 8 from 9-3 at 6005 Horse Lk.Rd. LAC LA HACHE: Sat. June 7, 8-4 & Sun. June 8, 8-12. at 4641 Caverly Rd. 8.5’ camper cover, windows, lumber, etc. MOVING Sale June 7 8-1 6297 Hurst Cres Deka Lake. sofa bed, futon, patio set, table and chairs and much more. Everything must go. Several cords of seasoned firewood available too. 778-471-1761 or ddfitch@shaw.ca for more info.

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Recreational/Sale 1995 24’ Aljo Travel Trailer. Spacious bunkbed style, sleeps 6, making it perfect for families. Very clean, nonsmoking. $7000. 250-3955252. 2007 WILDWOOD 21ft. trailer: A/C, gas/elec. fridge, DVD/TV, 4 speaker stereo, 16’ awning. $9900. Mark: 250-791-1967. 26 ft - 2012 Catalina Santara travel trailer. As new - used 2 weeks. Private bedroom, full bath, elec slide, flat screen tv, air cond, elec awning, outside shower, 3 burner stove with oven. CD/AM/FM player, exterior speakers. 250-395-4775 OLDER travel trailer or fifth wheel. 23’ or longer. Also able to move your trailers. 250-395-4925

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CUSTOM built Pontoon (Party) boat w/trailer. New 30 HP Mercury motor, new canopy, decking & paint job. Carries 10-12 adults. $7000 obo. 250456-6028.

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LAND ACT: NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR CROWN LAND Take note that OK Ranch, a division of C & A Mink Ranch LTD. P.O. Box 917, Jesmond, Clinton, B.C. V0K 1K0, has made application to the Province of British Columbia for a Crown Grant for Extensive Agriculture purpose covering UNSURVEYED CROWN LAND LYING NORTH OF DISTRICT LOTS 151, 5006, AND 8653, SOUTH OF HIGH BAR ROAD situated on Provincial Crown land located in the Lillooet District. The file no. assigned to the application is 5407664. Written comments about this application are to be directed to Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, 120640 Borland St., Williams Lake, B.C. V2G 4T1. Email: AuthorizingAgency.WilliamsLake@gov.bc.ca Comments will be received until July 2, 2014. Comments received after this date may not be considered. Additional information about the application and a MAP showing the location and extent of the application area can be obtained at the following website: http://www/arfd/gov/bc.ca/Ap plicationPosting/index.jsp 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 subject to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.

1985 GMC camperized van. Very good condition, no rust, good motor. Ph. 250-395-4273

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NOTICE – Ainsworth Engineered Canada LP in the 100 Mile Forest District intends to submit major amendment #1 to their approved Forest Stewardship Plan NRFL A84592 (FSP ID# 532). This amendment will add NRFL A83342 held by Whispering Pines/Clinton First Nations. This plan is a requirement of the Forest and Range Practices Act. The FSP outlines the results or strategies that the holders of the plan intend to implement in order to meet the objectives set by the government along with other legal requirements including its area of application. This amendment to the FSP is publicly available for review and for written comment for 30 days. Those wishing to review this plan may do so by contacting Rob Clark, FIT –Divisional Manager of Forestry Operations at 250828-7977 or in writing at:1425 Hugh Allan Dr. Kamloops, BC, V1S-1J3 or faxed to (250) 828-2183 or email at clark@intpac.ca This FSP amendment will be submitted for approval no sooner than June 20, 2014. While comments are encouraged to be within this 30-day timeframe, discussions are welcome throughout the year.

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The Heart & Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike will roll into the SaveOn-Foods parking lot in 100 Mile House around 11 a.m. on June 9 to help support lifesaving research. Four teams will be participating in this year’s local Big Bike Ride and three of them are brand new teams. April Roberts from A&B Photo will be back as the captain for the community team – TIB Jones and Friends. She is still looking for riders and her group will be riding at 11:30 a.m. Williams Lake & District Credit Union100 Mile Branch manager Shawna Norton is captaining a new team this year and she can use a few more riders for her team. They will be leaving Save-On-Foods at noon. Anyone who would like to jump on board with either of these teams can call Lisa or Teresa at the Heart & Stroke Foundation at 250-372-3938. Riders need to have a minimum of $50 in donations. Tim Hortons is another new team for 100 Mile and it is captained by owners Barb and Steve McPhail. Their ride takes off at 4 p.m. Darrel Warman from RE/MAX Country Lakes Realty is also captaining a new team. RE/ MAX rides at 5 p.m. People are invited to

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Community events listed must be of a non-profit nature and will be published free of charge one week prior to the event. Deadline for submissions is Friday at noon. Events for the online calendar can be submitted to the calendar feature on the home page at www.100milefreepress. net. However, online calendar submissions are not automatically picked up for the Free Press.

in the Fischer Place parking lot on June 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Refreshments will be available and the draw for the Spring Raffle will be at 1 p.m. If there is inclement weather, the sale will be moved indoors to the cafeteria. Donations welcomed. For more information, call Carol at 250-3956018.

100 MILE q The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is hosting a free teleworkshop – Heads Up: An introduction to brain health – today (June 4), starting at 7 p.m. It is designed for people with dementia, their caregivers and the general public. To connect to the session, phone tollfree to 1-866-9947745, then enter pass code 1122333 when prompted and visit momentum. adobeconnect.com/ alzheimerbc and entering as a Guest to view the presentation online.

100 MILE q The annual Relay For Life will be held in Centennial Park in 100 Mile House on June 7 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Organizers are still looking for teams, donors and volunteers. Folks can register a team at relaybc.com. To learn more about the Relay For Life or to volunteer, call Alaina Fryer at 250-706-8082.

100 MILE q The Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School agricultural class is holding its annual Plant Sale on June 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If there are any plants left, they will open from 9 a.m. to noon on June 8. No early birds. Parking and the greenhouse are behind the school. 100 MILE q The Mill Site Lodge/Fischer Place Auxiliary is holding its annual Yard Sale

100 MILE q The 100 Mile House Branch Library will be partnering with Kenneth Smith; a Lawyer from the offices of Messner Kenney LLP to offer a free information session on the Land Lord and Tenancy Act on June 17 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Following the session there will be time for questions and answers. 100 MILE q The 100 Mile & District Women’s Centre Society is holding its annual general meeting in the upstairs boardroom (475 Birch Ave.) on June 18, starting at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Memberships will be sold at the door and they range from $1 to $25.

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The Calendar 100 MILE q The 100 Mile House Branch Library along with Roger Meeks and Denese Hark will be hosting an open house presentation on bee-keeping on June 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. This session will include how to begin bee-keeping, bee friendly plants and a general discussion with questions and answers. There will be an enclosed bee hive to observe live bees. Everyone is welcome. 100 MILE q The Canadian Mental Health Association-South Cariboo Branch is hosting its Third Annual Community Bike Ride fundraiser – Ride Don’t Hide – at the 108 Heritage Site on June 22. Registration is $35, which includes a T-shirt and a barbecue lunch. For more information or to register, go to www. ridedonthide.com. 100 MILE Parent information sessions are held at the Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre. Guest speakers present topics of interest to expectant mothers and families with infant children. Call 250-3955155 for dates and/or more information. 100 MILE q Men’s Night dropin will run on the second Thursday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre (#1-486 Birch

Ave). The evenings will offer opportunities for men to network and meet other men from the community, as well as learn valuable skills to enhance their personal lives and relationships. For more information, call 250395-5155.

who are responsible for the care of a family member with longterm health problems are encouraged to attend to gain new information about programs and services, which can benefit them and the person they care for.

100 MILE q The 100 Mile and District Stamp Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 1-2:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the 100 Mile House branch of the Cariboo Regional District Library. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experts. For more information call Glenna at 250-3953661.

100 MILE q The South Cariboo Writers’ Guild members welcome writers of all skill levels to join us every second and fourth Thursday in the Program Room at the 100 Mile House Library. Meetings go from 6:15 to 7:55 p.m. and there is no cost or commitment involved. Please see our website at www. southcariboowriters. com for more information.

100 MILE q Toddler Time – babies, toddlers and parents (caregivers) – is available at the 100 Mile House Branch Library on Wednesdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. The program introduces parents or caregivers and their newborns to 36 months to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories. 100 MILE q The Caregivers Support Group meets in the basement of St. Timothy’s Anglican Church (corner of the Horse Lake and Blackstock roads) on the second Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. and fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. – May 13 and 22. People

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100 MILE q The South Cariboo Lioness Club meets on the second Tuesday of every month at the 100 Mile United Church at 49 Dogwood Ave., starting at 1 p.m. They also hold a potluck lunch meeting at 11:30

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a.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the 100 Mile United Church at 49 Dogwood Cresc. Contact Janet Belcourt for more information at 250-395-3550.

Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Roberta at 250-3954472 or Janice at 250395-2017 for further information.

100 MILE q Creekside Seniors regular monthly meetings are the second Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in the Creekside Seniors Activity Centre.

100 MILE q 2887 RMR RCACC local army cadets for youths 12-18 years meet Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Youth Training Centre at 5830 Horse Lake Rd. No cost. For more information, call Capt. Kevin Seal at 250-7062446.

100 MILE q The 100 Mile House Red Cross Medical Equipment Loans Service needs volunteers. The service provides those in need with a short-term loan of medical equipment. If you wish to volunteer, call 250-3959092 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. weekdays for more information. 100 MILE q Cariboo Calico Quilters Guild members meet at Creekside Seniors Activity Centre on

GREEN LAKE q Help Us Get Slim (HUGS) meets every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at 2489 North Bonaparte Rd. Call Elaine at 250456-7391 for further information. FOREST GROVE q Family dining is available at the Forest Grove Legion: Wednesday, wing night; Friday, steak night; Saturday, kitchen is open.

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Seeing new faces, trying new hats Performing Arts Society members hope workshop attracts new performers

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been so busy and committed [performances] keeps the season to our big show, there really hasn’t going,” LaRochelle says in the lead been a lot of time left over – or up to the director workshop. “I energy or appetite – to do much think this will help build capacity more. from the actors “With the natuIt’s a safe venue and the people ral evolution of to try [acting or who enjoy the the Performing directing] with no craft.” Arts Society, this LaRochelle says judgement." season seemed like “A Play in a Day” – Renee LaRochelle is a good way for a great time to start bringing in some people in the comeducation and fun stuff.” munity with an The theatre group’s production interest in performing arts to get of Office Hours, a comedic play involved. written by Canadian playwright “I think people will get out as Norm Foster, was well-received much as they put in. It’s a day to by local audiences last October have fun and stretch a little bit, and was a change in direction and try on some new hats in a from some of its larger, very safe environment.” more elaborate musical perforFor more information contact mances. Bruce at 250-395-7700 or Kathy at “Putting on a couple smaller 250-395-8836.

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hespian groups from 100 Mile House and Williams Lake want to take some of the “mystery” out of theatre with an upcoming workshop, and they’re hoping anyone curious about acting or directing joins in the process. For those maybe a bit shy of revealing their true dramatic chops, don’t worry. The 100 Mile Performing Arts Society is all about laughing with you, not at you, says its current president Renee LaRochelle. “We are inclusive and we want new people to come play in the sandbox with us. It’s not this overwhelming, daunting, ‘click’ little group.” The “A Play in a Day” theatre workshop is on June 14 and it is a first in 100 Mile House. It promises to be a lot of laughs, and it’s something the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society has done in the past to engage new members. “It’s a safe venue to try [acting or directing] with no judgement,” LaRochelle explains. “When you present your craft at the end of the day, there’s no critiquing.” It starts at 10 a.m. at Martin Exeter Hall. Pre-registration is required by June 7, with a maximum of 50 people. It’s $20 per person, which includes a dinner, and is for anyone 14 years old and over. Registration forms are available at perfects.100milearts.com, the Parkside Art Gallery and the South Cariboo Visitor Centre in 100 Mile House. The 100 Mile Performing Arts

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Mike Thain and Renee LaRochelle shared a scene in the 100 Mile Performing Arts Society production of Office Hours at Martin Exeter Hall in October.

Society held a directing workshop – “The A.B.C.’s of Directing” – in the beginning of May. The workshops are a “new direction” for the group and all about “trying to encourage some of the closet actors and closet directors to come out,” says LaRochelle. “It’s absolutely a new direction we’re going in. Historically, we’ve

Shelly Carrera, Will Love and Eric Storteboom drew tons of laughs from the audience during a production of Office Hours, a comedic play written by Canadian playwright Norm Foster, in 100 Mile House last October.

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Fairy garden planting class enjoyed

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Gallery, where pieces by Carol-Lynn Davidson will be on display June 5-28. Carol-Lynn was a good friend and neighbour to many in the community as well as a highly respected artist and quilter. Her husband, Jim, has put together a special collection of her artwork for all to enjoy.

The Watch Lake & District Women’s Institute held a fairy garden planting class at the Watch Lake Community Hall on May 21. Marcia Stratton and her assistant Linda Kennedy, both from Horse Lake Garden Centre, guided 45 women through the steps to creating their own unique fairy garden containers. About 15 of the participants had travelled to our community from Kamloops to attend. By the end of the morning, the hall was filled with a wide variety of creative arrangements. The class was followed by lunch in the hall and door prizes were awarded. Tanya Richards was the recipient of a hanging basket and Donna Thiessen won a beautiful handmade tea towel. Local artist featured Several members of the community will be taking a trip to the Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum and Art

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Tiny floral lights, nestled among delicate pansies and whimsical characters, add an eye catching burst of magical colours to Donna Thiessen’s fairy garden.

From 80 people to 200, we have two halls to choose from! Inquiries & bookings, 250-791-6736 For info or photos go to: www.108ranch.com/ communityhall.html

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Volunteers needed The annual Watch Lake/Green Lake Fishing Derby is set to take place on June

Pasta night T he Watch Lake North Green Lake Community Association hosted a pasta dinner night at the Watch Lake Community Hall on May 24. The dinner was a success and the hall was quite busy. Special

7-8 and volunteers are needed. To volunteer at the event, please contact Judy Thatcher at 250456-6031. Birthday greetings Many members of the community wish to extend best wishes and a happy birthday to Judy Thatcher on June 8.

CHURCH SERVICES Come Worship With Us LAC LA HACHE COMMUNITY CHAPEL A ministry of the Cariboo Presbyterian Church WORSHIP 10am Sunday, Little Church, Timothy Lk. Rd. 7pm Sun. eves, at F. G. Legion,Forest Grove. 7pm Wed. eves, at Bonter Residence, Hwy 24 For Info call 250-396-4251 Ministers: Bruce Wilcox, David Webber

HORSE LAKE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP Meetings at the Good News Centre 5827 Horse Lake Road Bible Teaching Meeting ...... Sun. 11:00am

“We preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus’ sake” For info telephone 250-395-1070

CARIBOO CHRISTIAN LIFE FELLOWSHIP

New to the Area? New Parent? Call Jan Simpson 250-395-1380 or 250-945-9744 to request a visit

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9am & 11am Sunday Service 7:30pm Wednesday - Youth Church Huge Kids’ Ministry Pastor Rick Barker Church 250-791-5532 Church email: info@cclf.ca Website: www.cclf.ca

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ADVENTIST HEALTH

WorksafeBC – Workers’ Compensation Board of B.C. hereby gives notice of proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (BC Reg. 296/97, as amended)

The proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (“OHSR”) being taken to public hearings pertain to the following items: • General Conditions, section 4.1.1 Snow avalanche assessment – Resolve the implementation issues with the avalanche risk assessment regulations • General Conditions, section 4.69 Emergency lighting – Update the reference to the BC Fire Code

Public Hearings You are invited to provide feedback on the proposed regulatory amendments. Your views may be presented orally at the public hearings and/or submitted in writing. Please register if you wish to make an oral presentation at the public hearings by telephoning 604.232.7744 or toll free in B.C. 1.866.614.7744 prior to the hearing.

• Chemical Agents and Biological Agents, sections 5.3 Application and 5.27 ignition – Update references to repealed Acts

Information on the proposed amendments and the public hearings, including details of registration/participation procedures, are on WorkSafeBC’s website at worksafebc.com/2014publichearings

• Tools, Machinery and Equipment, new sections – Adopt ANSI standard and add requirements for the safe use of roll on/roll off containers

Public Hearing Details

• Ladders, Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms, section 13.32 Work in high risk situations – Update the reference to CSA Standard Z271

Date

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June 3, 2014

Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel & Marina 146 Kingston Street, Victoria, B.C.

June 5, 2014

Best Western Kelowna Hotel & Suites 2402 Highway 97 N, Kelowna, B.C.

June 5, 2014

Via video conference Community Futures 110A Slater Road NW, Cranbrook, B.C.

June 10, 2014

Coast Inn of the North 770 Brunswick Street, Prince George, B.C.

June 12, 2014

Executive Airport Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre 7311 Westminster Highway, Richmond, B.C.

Session Times:

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

• Ladders, Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms, section 13.5 Position and Stability – Review the safe positioning and stability requirements of portable ladders • Construction, Excavation and Demolition, section 20.26 Inspections – Clarify when a professional engineer must inspect and certify a gang form

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• Construction, Excavation and Demolition, section 20.112 Hazardous materials – Clarify the responsibilities of employers, owners and qualified persons for the safe containment or removal of hazardous materials • Diving, Fishing and Other Marine Operations, section 24.40 Minimum crew – Clarify the conditions that must be met for a surface supply diver to serve as a standby in the water • Forestry Operations and Similar Activities, section 26.65 Bullboards – Add new construction, inspection, removal and return to service requirements • Agriculture, section 28.12 Biohazards exception – Remove an obsolete provision • Rope access, new Part 34 – Ensure comprehensive requirements The proposed Respirable Crystalline Silica (“RCS”) regulation will not proceed to the 2014 public hearing. It is intended that WorkSafeBC will work with industry stakeholders to develop acceptable compliance tools, and that the proposed RCS regulation will be introduced at the next scheduled public hearing.

Written Submissions The deadline for receipt of written submissions is 4:30 pm on Friday, July 11, 2014. Written submissions can be made online or via e-mail, fax, mail, or delivered at the public hearings during the session times. Online: via the WorkSafeBC website at worksafebc.com/2014publichearings E-mail: ohsregfeedback@worksafebc.com Fax:

604.279.7599; or toll free in B.C.: 1.877.279.7599

Mail:

OHS Regulation and Policy Policy, Regulation and Research Division WorkSafeBC – Workers’ Compensation Board of B.C. P.O. Box 5350, Station Terminal Vancouver, B.C. V6B 5L5

Notice of proposed amendments to the occupational health and safety regulation And Notice of Public Hearing Pursuant to sections 225 and 226 of the Workers Compensation Act of British Columbia.

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WEEKEND MASSES: Sat: 5pm - OAPA Hall, Lac la Hache Sun: 9:30am - St. Jude’s, 100 Mile House 11:30am - St. Augustine, Canim Lk 2pm - Holy Family, Bridge Lk WEEKDAY MASS: at St. Jude’s Mon.- Fri. 8am, and Sat. 9am

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AN OPEN COMMUNITY OF FAITH. Worship every Sunday 10:30am Communion celebrated second Sunday of every month Come as you are, and rest in the presence of God.

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Interim Pastor John Marshall Sunday Morning Worship ~ 10am American Sign Language available Sundays

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CHRIST THE KING EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH Horse Lk Rd, (just over the bridge)

SUNDAY SERVICE 10:30am Vicar Aaron Astley Phone: 250-395-5159 ChristtheKing100M@gmail.com www.ctklc.weebly.com

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Abstract work on display Two Quesnel artists partner for show at Parkside Art Gallery

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The work of Quesnel painters Christa Krisman and Megan Long is on display at Parkside Art Gallery until June 24. The pair of Cariboo artists first met at an acrylic painting workshop about four years ago. Now, they’re collaborating for a show in 100 Mile House called Reveries, which features abstract acrylic paintings. Long was born and raised in the Cariboo. Parkside visitors might be familiar with her work, as she was part of an abstract group show there last summer. “It was actually a great a show,” Long says. “There were a lot of different artists. It’s nice to go out of town

and see what other people are doing ... it’s nice to see something different.” Krisman was born in Germany and moved to Canada 14 years ago. She retired in 2009 after operating her own business for almost 30 years, according to an artist bio provided by the local gallery. “Travelling in Europe for many years, but also my life in B.C. is a great source of inspiration to feed my visions. My paintings are telling stories about my life; they involve my emotions and a lot of imagery to create abstract delights in bold vibrant colours. “I am teaching abstract painting classes and workshops and I am an active member of our art community.”

Long says she has 13 paintings hanging in 100 Mile House. She calls them “sort of stylized landscapes.” “They’re basically all scenes from B.C., except for one, a hiking trail we were on in Washington. The rest of them are from B.C., the Island and the Interior. I just find, everywhere you go in the province, there’s something beautiful to look at and inspire you to paint.” Reveries is a reference to daydreaming, Long adds. “It’s looking back to places I’ve been, and places I’ve yet to go to.” Coming up at Parkside Art Gallery is a show by Neil Pinkett from June 27 to July 19, and a Cariboo Artists’ Guild annual show from July 25 to Sept 6.

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Megan Long, left, and Christa Krisman have collaborated for a show at Parkside Art Gallery in 100 Mile House. The show features bold and colourful abstract paintings and stylized landscapes. It runs until June 24.

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An American citizen of Palm Desert who spends six months of the year here, Cindy Valley is an expert quilter whose works will be displayed in Bridge Lake Library’s Community Showcase for June. A member of the Log Cabin Quilters, Cindy says: “I’ve quilted for 13 years and it’s become a really interesting hobby. I’ve given a few classes and my display will [include] purses, wall hangings and quilts.” Cindy’s works of art are also often entered in Bridge Lake Fair. Sad passing Deka Lake was deeply saddened to learn of Andy Nixdorf ’s passing, May 17, at the age of 57. Sincere sympathy is extended to his mother, Jean, and all their extended family. A memorial celebration

Farewell planned Shari Stear has announced that a “Farewell to Bob” will be held at Deka Fire Hall on June 14, starting at 1 p.m. A well-known Deka firefighter, and poker player, Bob Warner passed away suddenly from a heart attack on May 10. Celebrations Many congratulations on their 80th birthday today (June 4) go to both Sophia Dunne and June Forsberg; and happy 87th birthday to Lorraine Faessler for

June 8. Wedding anniversary congratulations are sent for June and Vince Forsberg’s 61st on June 8; and for Dolores and John Frame, and Sally and Jake Laagerwerf who both celebrate 58 years on June 9. Calendar Call the writer for contact numbers. • Bridge Lake Community School (BLCS) Book Club meets for lunch at noon, June 7. Call Pam at 250-5932264 for venue. • Bridge Lake Community School meets 7 p.m., June 9 at the school.

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Books for Babies program gives out over 350 book bags every year to new parents! Children love to be read to by their parents. CCPL is always looking for donations of books for both the Bright Red Bookshelf and Books for Babies. This program is made possible with several community partners. If you can help please call us and make a difference in a young family’s life.

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• June 5-7 – The 100 Mile House Branch Library will be hosting its annual Spring Book Sale in the program room – May 5 (10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.) and from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 6-7. Get some great deals on used and donated books. There is something for everyone, and folks can enter their names in for a draw to win a gift certificate. • June 6 – The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #260-100 Mile House is holding its Red Friday Windup Dinner and Dance to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. Doors open at 5:30 with a steak dinner at 6 and dancing to The Classmates starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $15. • June 6 – The Lac la Hache Community Coffee House will be held at the Pioneer Centre, starting at 6:30. Come out and enjoy a great variety of entertainment. There is no admission fee. • June 7 - The annual Relay For Life will be held in Centennial Park in 100 Mile House from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Organizers are still looking for teams, donors and volunteers. Folks can register a team at relaybc.com. To learn more about the Relay For Life or to volunteer, call Alaina Fryer at 250-706-8082. • June 8 – The 100 Mile House Community Band will present a concert at Martin Exeter Hall, starting a 2 p.m. The program will offer a number of solos, ensembles and concert band music. The band will also put on its jazz hat and feature a selection of old favourites of Big Band music. Admission is by donation. After expenses, a contribution will be made to the South Cariboo Health Foundation. • June 9 – The Heart and Stroke Foundation Big Bike will be in 100 Mile House and the foundation is looking for teams. The 29-person bike will be at Save-On-Foods at 11:30 a.m. and teams will pedal for a two-kilometre tour. For more information or to register, go to bigbike. ca, or call Lisa Verity at 250-372-3938. • June 10 – The 100 Mile House Branch Library is hosting a Father’s Day Craft for children five to 12 years of age from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. • June 11- The public is invited to Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School’s annual Amnesty Concert, starting at 9 a.m. The concert features a variety of performances with basic human rights, such as freedom of speech and the right to education, as a theme. Admission is by a donation of canned food or cash, with the proceeds going to Amnesty International. • June 14 – The 100 Mile Performing Arts Society and the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society are sponsoring a theatre workshop, A Play in a Day, at Martin Exeter Hall in 100 Mile House starting at 10 a.m. The workshop is for people who are interested in acting, being a director or stage manager/technical assistant. There is a $20 fee, which includes dinner. Preregistration is required by June 7. For more information, call Bruce at 250-395-7700 or Kathy at 250-395-8836.

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CCLF news Darren, Leila and

Kieran Emery left for Hope Village in Malawi, Africa on May 25. Their first stop is in Ireland to visit family and friends. We wish them well in their new adventure. If you wish to contact them, e-mail theemerys@hftn.co.uk or contact Marie at the office at 250-791-5532. The Cariboo Christian Life Fellowship (CCLF) church is in dire need of two new oven ranges. If you can help, please contact Marie in the office. Mark your calendars for June 15 as it is our annual Father’s Day Picnic. Church service will be held outside.

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Our classic and collector car expert continues today with the second part of his four-part series on the restoration of public relations executive Laura Ballance’s rare 1967 Ford Mustang T5 by 360 Fabrication in Abbotsford. The restoration business has changed a great deal – in the past, most auto body repair shops would only take on such work when their collision work dried up. Now it’s very specialist work and I’m often asked if I could recommend a restoration shop. To be honest with you, I would be hard pressed to come up with enough names to fill the fingers of one hand.

But I have no hesitation in saying that I doubt there is one in the entire country that restores and builds as many custom cars as 360 Fabrication, in Abbotsford. They control the costs and track the daily progress by using a number of management systems and a Gantt chart. The secret to controlling the work is to perform all of the tasks in-house with perhaps the exception of chrome plating. During my time in the trade, costs kept mounting up and either the customer or the technician, who worked on a flat rate (piecework) basis, was short changed resulting in ill feelings between the shop owner, his staff and the customer mainly caused by the lack of communication and too many assumptions!

Laura Ballance’s original plan was to have a sympathetic restoration performed, replacing only what was necessary. But cars are no different from houses, boats and planes, so when the Mustang was disassembled and stripped they discovered that probably the only thing holding the car together was Laura’s father’s DIY welding! The Mustang is a relatively easy car to restore in terms of obtaining new parts. In this case, by the time the air chisel and plasma cutter was put away the only major sheet metal components left was the roof, “A” pillars, rocker-panels, bulkhead and the two front frame rails and the rear section of the floor. I have heard the expression “better than new” a few times over the years

and have often wondered how can it be better than new? But it can. Today’s restorations have improved with the help of new technology such as compression fit welding equipment, seam sealers and paint products including epoxy primers, spray on polyester fillers and the waterborne color coats with a clear coat finish. These products are far superior to anything that came off the production line during the ‘60s. Rick Francoeur and his team at 360 always allow the customer to be in control and understand customer needs and expectations, even down to the smallest sentimental detail. However, sometimes they have to advise the client for their own benefit, sometimes

financial, safety related or future re-sale value. Laura wanted the Mustang refinished it its metallic blue, all the rage during the ‘60s and the car she remembers. But if the car is to retain its value and to represent how it came off the production line as a rare T5, it had to be painted its original Ford Paint Code Z, an interesting colour called Sauterne Gold Irid. This colour combined with a black interior and vinyl roof will make the car a real eye catcher. Next week we will look into

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