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NDP leader visits city Thomas Mulcair visited the city and talked about healthcare strategy. page 5

New chair and vice chair The College of the Rockies board has chosen a new chair and vice chair. page 10

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Provincial seniors’ advocate finds holes in home support By Tom Fletcher Black Press A third of people caring for a frail senior at home are in distress, and yet some provincial supports such as adult day programs remain under-used, according to a new

report from B.C.’s Seniors Advocate. A survey of health assessments for 30,000 B.C. seniors found that the majority of those who report fatigue and other stresses from caring for a relative or friend aren’t using pro-

vincial programs. B.C. offers three kinds of respite services, adult day programs, respite beds in care facilities that offer care for up to 30 days at a time, and home support visits from care aides.

Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie said availability of programs is better in urban areas than rural ones, but in general B.C. offers less respite care than Alberta and has more unpaid caregivers reporting dis-

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investments in home health services over the past 10 years, and is working with health authorities to shift from hospital to homecare as the population ages. Mackenzie said the number of adult day program clients and days utilized has declined in the last three years, and the number of respite beds at care facilities also appears to be down. The survey found that only half of the clients registered for home support reported receiving a home visit in the previous seven days. The report and other services are available at the Seniors Advocate website, 5

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NDP leader Thomas Mulcair visited a private home in Cranbrook on Monday before making an annoucement on a national dementia and Alzheimer’s strategy. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair was in Cranbrook recently, where he made a stop

at a private residence to talk with supporters and unveil another plank in the NDP

platform. He focused on help for Canadians living with Alzheimer’s dis-

ease or dementia and their families, as he unveiled more details of his comprehensive plan to advance health care while undoing decades of Conservative and Liberal cuts. “Stephen Harper has left important health issues like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease without resources or leadership, just as the number of Canadians living with the conditions is expected to double,” said Mulcair. “Our vision for health care, where you need it, when you need it, includes a major effort to lower the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia on Canadians and

their families.” An NDP government will work with provinces and territories, and invest $40 million to create a national Alzheimer’s and Dementia Strategy that will: • Support screening, early diagnosis and treatment to help slow progression of the conditions; • Improve resources for newly diagnosed patients and their families to access needed care; • Fund additional Alzheimer’s and dementia research, ensuring that activities are being coordinated to maximize resources and results. “To ensure the effectiveness of

our national strategy, we will create the Canadian Alzheimer’s and Dementia Partnership,” said Mulcair.“This will bring governments, researchers, the Alzheimer Society and others together to maximize support for patients and families, while reversing the damage of Stephen Harper’s lost decade.” Mulcair will continue to announce his bold public health care strategy for Canadians in the coming days. The NDP will also release a full costing prior to Thursday’s debate and is calling on Stephen Harper and Justin Trudeau to do the same.

Regional District of East Kootenay PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE BYLAW 2629 Bylaw Amendment - Jaffray/Lightburn

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Emergency Services Coordinator

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors is considering an amendment to the Jaffray, Tie Lake, Rosen Lake Land Use and Floodplain Management Bylaw. If approved, the amendment will change the designation of part of the subject property to accommodate a boundary adjustment subdivision. The subject land is located at 2325 Highway 3/93 in Jaffray, just west of Rosen Lake Road, as shown on the attached map.

The Regional District of East Kootenay is seeking an experienced and energetic individual to coordinate and support the RDEK’s emergency programs and services. Reporting to the Building & Protective Services Manager, the Emergency Services Coordinator performs a variety of work related to all emergency services including overall coordination of: emergency response and recovery plans, fire and rescue services provided by volunteer fire departments, E911, and wildland/urban interface fire issues.

Bylaw No. 2629 cited as “Regional District of East Kootenay – Jaffray, Tie Lake, Rosen Lake Land Use and Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 1414, 1999 – Amendment Bylaw No. 25, 2015 (Highway 3/93 / Lightburn)” will amend the designation of part of Lot 1, District Lots 4590 and 6206, Kootenay District, Plan 18144 except part included in Plans NEP23032 and NEP90106 from RR-60, Rural Resource Zone to RR-8 Rural Residential (Country) Zone.

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A public hearing will be held at: Jaffray Community Hall 7375 Jaffray Village Loop Road Jaffray, BC Monday, September 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm The Board has delegated the holding of this hearing to the Directors for Electoral Area A and Electoral Area B. If you believe that your interest in property is affected by the proposed Bylaw, you may prior to the hearing: • inspect the Bylaw and supporting information at the RDEK office in Cranbrook from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, excluding statutory holidays; • mail, fax or email written submissions to the addresses/numbers shown below; or • present written and/or verbal submissions at the hearing. Submissions cannot be accepted after the public hearing. All written submissions are public information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This notice is not an interpretation of the Bylaw. For more information, contact Tracy Van de Wiel, Planning Technician, at 250-489-0306, toll free at 1-888-478-7335, or email

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Completion of Grade 12; Completion of specified courses under the BC Emergency Response Management System (BCERMS) training program (see job description); British Columbia Driver’s License; 2 years experience coordinating an emergency response and recovery program; 3 years experience working with fire and rescue services; Thorough knowledge of the operation of volunteer fire departments and the principles, practices, and objectives of emergency planning and fire and rescue services; Thorough knowledge and proficiency in the operation of MS Office Suite; Ability to work on call and in emergency situations after hours; and Outstanding leadership and communication skills.

The RDEK offers a great work environment and an attractive total compensation package, which includes a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a modified work week and learning opportunities. This is a permanent, full-time (35 hours per week) Union position with a starting salary of $5,104 per month ($33.65/hour). Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are invited to forward a cover letter and resume including references, in confidence, prior to 4:30 pm, Thursday, September 24, 2015 to: Lori Engler, Human Resources Manager Email: (MS Word format or PDF) Please quote: Competition# EMERG-05 Visit our website ( for the complete job description and information about the RDEK. Thank you for your interest in this position; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. The RDEK is committed to reducing our environmental impact so will run this competition as a paperless process.

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Letter: Refugee child calamity In the Kootenays, residents have sponsored some 300 refugees to our small towns in the past 40 years. Longlasting agencies such as Cambodia Support Group and Friends of Burma - plus casespecific groups and numerous churches - settled them in Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie, Golden, Invermere-Fairmont, Kimberley, Nelson, Rossland, Sparwood, Trail-Castlegar and Wasa. For hundreds more, we found sponsors as far east as Ontario and in towns as tiny as Horsefly BC and Lumsden SK. The superb record of refugee success shows that Canada’s historic, world-leading welcome far outweighed its cost in economic and societal gains – not least with countless workers to replace our retiring baby-boomers. We are appalled by the Harper government’s wholesale slashing of refugee policy.

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We especially protest caps and limits on Private Sponsorship of Refugees, limits that block our privately funded aid! Refugees even repay their plane fares and are costneutral to federal coffers – but still, private sponsorship has been hindered and cut back since 2011. The inhumane changes do not help refugees, sponsors, or Canada. Harper and his team have blood on their hands in the deaths of three innocent Syrian children, The heartless, government-spawned rejection of their case also violated the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child. And around the world, millions of refugees are stuck in camps for 17 years on average! Thousands could and should become Canadian wage-earners and taxpayers, bolstering our workforce and filling our schools. We need them and they need our welcome.

This country’s great concern for refugees is abused by government policies that violate Canadian and international statutes and standards. This government has no business crushing Canada’s generous outreach – or it world-leading prominence in refugee aid, as shown in extracts from a United Nations website, pages/49c3646c467page1.html : “More than 60 individuals, groups or organizations have won the Nansen Refugee Award since it was inaugurated in 1954... (Canada is) the only country to have received the award as a nation… 1986 (awarded to) The People of Canada, in recognition of their essential and constant contribution to the cause of refugees within their country and around the world. Canada is a leading contributor to international humanitarian and refugee aid programs. Canada has, from the beginning, supported international efforts on behalf

of refugees. It has one of the best records for resettlement of refugees and is a leading UNHCR donor.” One of my uncles co-founded the U.N. Refugee Agency, now UNHCR; service to the needy at home and abroad is “in the blood” of our generous country’s generous people. The Harper Conservatives violate our rights as Canadian and world citizens by defying our principles, blocking our efforts, and eviscerating our country’s reputation. We call for Canada to reopen and fast-track all refugee channels; to reduce red tape and simplify procedures; to mandate a 60- to 90-day maximum processing in direst need; and to meet worst crises without slowing regular refugee streams. ~Arne Sahlen, President Cambodia Support Group (est. 1983) Kimberley BC csgcanada@outlook. com 250-427-2159

Letter: How about a night speed limit? The Department of Highways should implement reduced “night-time” speed limit along Highway 3 along the city “agricultural fields” just east of Cranbrook.. Question: How much animal carnage does it take to finally realize that the yellow sign picture of an animal does not work often enough.? Motorists do not heed these signs. I witnessed a tow truck pulling out another car from the ditch, just this morning. Blood patches from road kills are common along that piece of highway and in my view, preventable. Out of province drivers are not aware or seem to care that this is a “real hazard”. Animals are slaughtered and vehicles have been “totaled off ” every year for decades. When a collision occurs, the so called “dumb animal”, gets the blame.

Who is around to challenge the driving behavior of the “much smarter” human being at 2 am,? It’s my word against the dead elks. Deer collisions are even less respected than elk collisions and seem less noteworthy. I have personally witnessed other drivers actually getting mad and passing me when I slow down to let an elk herd cross the highway, at night. They never even seen them until they were right beside me in the passing lane. Then locked up their brakes and screeched to a stop just in time to prevent another preventable animal / vehicle collision. Wow, talk about being in your “own world” with the music going, friends around, and the wide open highway ahead with very little traffic. Many people step on it and go even faster under these condi-

tions. A “night-time” limit of 75-80 km hour speed limit combined with some RCMP enforcement would make a huge reduction in animals killed every year along that 5 km stretch. Example: The town of Jaffray, just east of Cranbrook, has had a 70 km/h zone both day and night for several kilometers for several years. Marysville has the same idea. This reduced speed limit can be implemented pro-actively or re-actively. People shouldn’t have to get killed for this idea to make sense. Bears feed on carrion. It takes a graphic hospital picture and an exciting newspaper story to get some public attention. Storyline: A local elk hunter crosses paths with a sow grizzly with 2 cubs and gets roughed up, but survived. This happened last week near the very area that I am writing about. ~Bill Sleightholm Cranbrook, B.C

Sun Life helps out Starlite campaign For Frank Vanden Broek, a Certified Financial Planner with Sun Life, life’s definitely brighter under the sun and now the stars too. Frank is a consummate volunteer dedicating endless hours to many causes including the Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo and as an active member of the Cranbrook Sunrise Rotary Club. Most recently Sun Life recognized Frank’s passion for volunteering with a matching gift of $500

to support the East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s annual Starlite Campaign. This year’s campaign is focused on raising funds to support medical equipment, patient comforts and/or public education needs for community health and home care programs throughout the East Kootenay. EKFH is extremely grateful to people like Frank Vanden Broek who continually give back to their community in many ways

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OK Tire owners Jay and Gayle Pratt with daughter Avery and sales staff Jessica, are proud to support United Way’s Park on Us Campaign happening this Friday, September 18th at 930 Baker Street. All day free parking, barbeques at lunch and dinner times and the Silent Auction from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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(From left) Donna Grainger of the EKFH & Brenna Baker of the SPCA say thanks to BC Hydro and the money it has helped to raise for the EKFH and the BCSPCA.

It’s been seven years since BC Hydro said goodbye to two of their own in a tragic helicopter crash. Since the time of their loss the local BC Hydro office has remained steadfast in honouring the two with an organized golf get together focused on raising funds for the family’s chosen charities. Since 2008 the Hydro charity golf evening has raised over $24,000 for two charities; EKFH (in honour of Robert Lehmann) and BCSPCA (in honour of Dirk Rozenboom). Last week charity representatives Donna Grainger and Brenna Baker got together to share their thanks to

BC Hydro and event organizer Ian Kozicky. The funds raised over the past several years have been dedicating to improving the health of people and animals associated with the two organizations. A gift in memory can make a lasting impact, whether it is a gift during a lifetime, a bequest or a planned gift in a will these gifts can continue to help those in need or promote a favourite cause. EKFH & BCSPCA are grateful to work with BC Hydro to honour the wishes of the Lehmann and Rozenboom families.

The Corporation of the City of Cranbrook 2015 Tax Sale List TAKE NOTICE that the following properties which still have delinquent (2013) taxes owing at 10:00 a.m. on September 28, 2015 will be offered for sale at that time. The 2015 property tax sale shall commence at 10:00 a.m. on September 28, 2015, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 40 - 10th Avenue South, Cranbrook, B.C. An information sheet for the tax sale is available from the City Hall. The Property Purchase Tax is payable at a rate of 1% on the first $200,000 of fair market value of the property that is transferred to the bidder (purchaser) and 2% of the remaining market value. Further information is available from the Ministry of Finance & Corporate relations. Roll 16,000 149,000 735,000 816,000 1294,000 1676,000 2640,000 5166,000 5760,000 6057,068 6330,010 8213,000 9869,000 10178,000 10261,000 11163,010 11163,100 12065,000 12137,070 12390,411 13073,320 13112,240 70303,251 70306,411 70306,432 70306,490 70306,752 70310,175 70310,400 70310,500 70314,250 C. Osborne, CGA Collector

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up shy on stowage area behind the split-folding back seat when compared to the front-running Honda CR-V and Ford Escape. On the plus side, the fulsome rear doors lead to a generously sized split-folding rear bench and an extra-wide liftgate makes the loading/unloading of your gear less of a chore. For drivers, the RVR’s gauges and controls are pretty straightforward, although it takes some fiddling with the ventilation system to get just the right mix of temperature and fresh air. The view in all directions is ideal, but assistance from the standard backup camera is there when you need it. A 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine produces 148 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque in the base RVR ES, SE, Limited and GT, two-and all-wheel-drive models. For 2015, Mitsubishi makes available a 2.4-litre fourcylinder rated at 168 horsepower and 167 pound-feet of torque. It’s optional in the Limited and GT AWC (all-wheel-drive) trims. The 2.0 can be had with a five-speed manual transmission,


but only when the base frontwheel-drive ES and SE models are specified. With this combination, fuel economy is rated at 9.9 l/100 km in the city and 7.6 on the highway. Available on all but the RVR ES is Mitsubishi’s next-generation continuously variable transmission (CVT) with paddle shifters controlling seven builtin steps that mimic a traditional


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College of the Rockies Board of Governors welcomes new member Darryl Hyde along with new Chair Wilda Schab (centre) and new Vice-Chair Krys Sikora. College of the Rockies’ Board of Governors is pleased to announce the election of a new Board Chair and Board ViceChair during its regular meeting held on September 10, 2015. Elected to the position of Chair is Wilda Schab of

Fairmont. Mrs. Schab was appointed to the College Board of Governors in 2014. She retired as General Manager of Radium Resort Limited Partnership in 2014. Previously she was General Manager at FHS Golf Management,

worked as an English professor in Chile and China, held the position of Chief Financial Officer of PBM Service, was an accountant with a chartered accounting firm and taught high school. Mrs. Schab served her community as

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and a Masters in Communications from Royal Roads University. Elected to the position of Vice-Chair is Krys Sykora of Golden. Ms. Sikora is currently one of the owners of Chatter Creek Mountain Lodges and Rocky Mountain Cabins. Previously, she was the National Sales Manager for WestJet Airlines and Customer Service Manager for Jarvis Travel Ltd. She was also appointed to the Board of Governors in 2014. Active in her community, Ms. Sikora is President of the Golden Golf Club and member of the Columbia Basin Trust Adjudication Committee. She was also a Board member of The Golden and District Community Foundation. Ms. Sikora holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary. In addition to the election of the new Chair and Vice-

Chair, the Board of Governors also welcomed newly appointed Board member, Darryl Hyde. Hyde, a business consultant for Interior Health Authority for the past 12 years, is a Chartered Professional Accountant with experience in public speaking, business planning and project management. He also holds Certified Management Accountant and Associate Accounting Technician designations. Born and raised in Cranbrook, Hyde began his postsecondary education with a Business Administration diploma from College of the Rockies. He is an active volunteer in the Cranbrook community and has keenly participated as an Interior Health representative on the East Kootenay Foundation for Health board. He enjoys family, sports, travel and the outdoor lifestyle available in our Kootenay backyard. “I congratulate Wilda

and Krys on their new positions with the Board of Governors and also welcome the addition of Darryl to the Board,” said College President and CEO David Walls. “All three possess the skills, abilities, knowledge and passion that will be necessary to move the Board and the College forward. I look forward to working with them.” Current appointed Board members include Jim Abbott, Glen Campbell, Steen Jorgensen, Jesse Nicholas, Gloria Perry, Cindy Yates and past-Chair David Handy. Retiring from the Board after fulfilling his mandate is Rob Ondrik. “I would like to sincerely thank Rob for his many contributions to the Board and his excellent service to the College,” added Walls. Learn more about College of the Rockies at


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The demolition derby, hosted by the Fernie Lions Club, has become an annual tradition in Fernie. by Leah Scheitel The Free Press What started as a small demolition derby in Hosmer in the 1970s has grown into a Labour Day tradition that most Fernie locals look forward to every year. The Lions Club Demolition Derby provides a day of

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OBITUARY James Marcel Hallgren Oct. 9, 1963-Sept. 13, 2015 It is with deep sadness that Alice Hallgren announces the sudden and unexpected passing of her beloved son James Marcel Hallgren of London, Ontario on the morning of September 13, 2015. James known as Jamie is survived by his Mother Alice Hallgren of Kimberley, BC, his brothers Karl of Appin, Ontario and Stephen (Diane) of Cranbrook, BC, and Stephens sons Jordan, Bradley, Jesse, Drayden and their mother Michelle as well as his long-time girlfriend Sharon and her family of London and numerous aunts uncles and cousins. He is predeceased by his father James (Sonny) Hallgren in 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for James at Sacred Heart Parish, 502 Church Ave, Kimberley BC on September 22, 2015 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Salvation Army in Cranbrook or a charity of your choice.


St. Mary’s School After School Program

Guest Experience Specialist

3:00-5:30PM daily and all day on Sd5 non-instructional school days $300/month or $225/any 3-days/week each month Everyone is welcome to attend under 11 years of age. Fantastic facilities and new & exciting programming. Call 250-426-5017 for a tour or to register!

Help Wanted

This is a permanent full-time position in the beautiful Columbia Valley. Requires: Minimum of 3 years work experience in tourism industry; Diploma and/or certificate in tourism management or equivalent would be ideal; Working experience with vacation property management software is ideal; Strong computer skills especially in Microsoft Office; Must be a motivated, independent, organized worker that is friendly and professional with guests; Must live in the Columbia Valley or willing to relocate.

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Service Advisor

Denham Ford is looking to add a full time Service Advisor to their team! Responsibilities would include: booking customer appointments, managing mechanics schedules, explaining repairs and maintenance to customers, opening and closing work orders, returns and inventory, following up with previous clients. Candidates must have excellent customer service skills and attention to detail. Automotive knowledge is a must and previous experience in a similar position is recommended. Email:, attn Mike or Cori &KZ^dÍłEdhZ> Z^KhZd,E//E EƾƉƋƾ ĞǀĞůŽƉžĞŜƚ Ĺ˝ĆŒĆ‰Ĺ˝ĆŒÄ‚Ć&#x;ŽŜ is a rapidly growing business proudly owned by member bands of the Ktunadža EaĆ&#x;on sinÄ?e Ď­ĎľĎľĎ˛Í˜ tith oĸÄ?es in ranbrooĹŹÍ• and &ernieÍ• Í• EupĆ‹u manages Ć&#x;mber tenuresÍ• resourÄ?e management Ä?ontraÄ?ts and proÇ€ides Ä?onsulĆ&#x;ng serÇ€iÄ?es throughout the Kootenay Zegion of riĆ&#x;sh olumbia͘ te are Ä?urrently seeĹŹing a highly moĆ&#x;Ç€atedÍ• organiÇŒed and responsible indiÇ€idual to ĹŠoin our team in a dynamiÄ? and rewarding enÇ€ironment͘ dhis posiĆ&#x;on is reĆ‹uired immediately and will inÄ?lude both ÄŽeld and oĸÄ?e based worĹŹ in many aspeÄ?ts of forest and natural resourÄ?e management͘ dhe suÄ?Ä?essful Ä?andidate should haÇ€e the following edžperienÄ?e and Ć‹ualiÄŽÄ?aĆ&#x;onsÍ—


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St. Mary’s Catholic School urgently requires Teachers-on-call! Current teachers, retired teachers, and non-certs are all welcome to apply. Come be a part of a great school community! Send your resume to:, call 250-420-1816 or apply online at > Apply to Education Almo Court Motel requires housekeeping staff. Apply in person with resume. Call (250)426-3213

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250-426-7222 Home Improvements Randyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home Rejuvenations. All types of renovations & repairs. Portfolio & References. Cell (250)420-7471

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Large fancy wall mirror $80, Hoover steam vac carpet cleaner, with attachments. In excellent condition. $100. (250)421-4407

Auction: October 3 Elkford Condo For Sale by Auction. Great recreational area. For info, (403)302-7447 or email

$100 & Under

Misc. for Sale

Sand,Gravel & Top Soil. We deliver anywhere. Call Lo-Cost Sand & Gravel, (250)417-9291

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Hardwood extension board. Extends to 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; long. $50 obo. (250)426-5334

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Household Services

Merchandise for Sale

Plumbing FULL SERVICE Plumbing from Parker Dean. Fast, reliable, 24/7 service. Take $50 off your next job if you present this ad. Vancouver area. 1800-573-2928.

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$100 & Under Navy/Gold patterned loveseat, very good cond., $95. After 5pm, (250)417-2779

IZA Brown laying hens, laying for 1 year. $4/each. (250)4293389


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$100 & Under Frigidaire chest freezer, 7.0 cubic ft, model FFCO723DW, 2 baskets, 5 years old , excellent condidtion. Great for hunters.$100 obo (250)426-0081

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made of Oak, comes with brakes, also with double tree, like new, $2200 obo. (250)342-0617

Tack/Supplies Horse Equipment , association mnt. saddle , bull hind tree, $525 obo, fully equipped decker back saddle,all in good condition, $375 obo,(250) 4265118 or (250) 421-1484

18â&#x20AC;? Paulin Chainsaw with case, excellent condition. $100.(250)417-3343 2, Cooper 245/70/17â&#x20AC;? winters $50/ each, like new. 4, 175.70.R14â&#x20AC;? winters. $100/ total, 4, P.235.75.R16â&#x20AC;? $100/ total. (250)417-6603 4 Jeep rims 16â&#x20AC;?X 7, 5 on 5. $100 total. (250)417-6603 Assorted tires: 13â&#x20AC;? to 18â&#x20AC;?, $25/each. Pairs & spares. I buy some tires. Also pairs and spares in winter tires. Turn at Lordco, down hill past dump, first right, follow in to barn on left.

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A-1 FURNACE & Air Duct Cleaning. Complete Furnace/Air Duct Systems cleaned & sterilized. Locally owned & operated. 1-800-5650355 (Free estimates)

NEED A LOAN? Own Property? Have Bad Credit? We can help! Toll free 1-866-405-1228

Meadowbrook Horse Drawn Cart,

No job too small!

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Livestock 6 registered Nubian doelings for sale, $300/doe. Excellent milking bloodlines. Also several castrated young meat goats, $150/animal, delivery to a licensed butcher can be arranged.(250)426-5789 Buying old or unwanted horses. Call Rob, (250)489-4293 or (250)464-1372

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Wood kitchen table with 4 chairs. Light in color. Very good condition. $75 obo. (778)517-0049

Misc. for Sale

BAILIFF SALE 2005 Forest River Rockwood Premier tent trailer,

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Down Sizing! Attic empty! In door sale, 123 8th Ave S. Fri, Sept 18th, 4pm-8pm, Sat, Sept 19th, 9am-2pm. Art, furniture, collectables, antiques, books, magazines, craft supplies, lots of new.

GARAGE SALE 104 19th St S.

Near Parkland School Saturday Sept 19 only 9am - 2pm Household items, construction and power tools, gun safe, patio furniture, ladies clothes, shuffleboard and many misc. items. Lowered prices. Multiple Christmas decorations for sale, like new; inside/outside lights and decorations; white tree and loads of beautiful ornaments. Saturday, Sept. 26 9:30am to 12:00pm Lock â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;N Load Locker A29 1525 Industrial Rd. F2 Cranbrook Pre-calls: 250-489-3072 Garage Sale: Sat, Sept 19th , 10-1. 437 3rd Ave Kimberley( behind townsite grocery)Furniture, tools, brand name sunglasses, kids items, play structures, lots more. Rain or shine. Garage Sale, Sat, Sept 19th, 9-4. 503 9th St S. Round Oak table and 4 arm chairs, lots of household items, and tools. GARAGE SALE: Saturday Sept. 19, 8am-12noon. 1809 Mt. Connell Cresc. (Park Royal). Household and garage items.

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Twin bed with Mattress, couple months old. $75 obo(778)517-0049

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Misc. for Sale

Nordic 450 Sport ski, $30. (250)421-3556

Sat, Sept 19th, 8am-2pm, #9 Hycrest trailer park (1900 10th St S) Lots of great stuff.

Garage Sale, Sunday, Sept 20th, 10-4, no early birds please. Wasa Lake, corner of Maple and Pine. Furniture, tools, huge flat of cement board. Everthing must go. Moving Sale: Sat, Sept 19th, 10-?, 3279 Queens ( Moyie) Lots of great stuff, everything must go! Moving Sale: Sat, Sept 19th 10-3. No early birds please. 2311 Mount Baker Cres. Furniture, kids items, household decorations. Moving Sale, Saturday Sept 12&19 . 9-2 pm. 618-4th St N.W. Furniture, household and many more.. everything must go.


Saturday, Sept 19 8am - 10am 577 Woodland Dr., Cranbrook. (towards New Lake) Most items $2. Must buy 5 items...only 1 item can be a â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;green stickerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; item per $10. Household items, outdoor goods, benches, toys, windows, plant pots, heaters, fans. --------------------------Individually priced items: Self propelled mower, trumpet, bouncy castle, specialized mountain bikes, paddleboard, Ion drum set for XBox 360, inflatable boat (3 man) Sept 19th -3248 Jim Smith Rd, 10-4. Large variety of misc items.


Fall Craft & Bake Sale Saturday, Sept. 26 9am - 3pm 44 11th Ave S. Cranbrook Start your Christmas shopping with us. Great selection of hand made items and baking.

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$100 & Under Wine making supplies. 3 glass 5 gallon carboys, 2 plastic 5 gallon carboys, 1 plastic 20 gallon primary, 2 7 gallon primary, 1 hand corker, hydrometer, labels and other supplies. $100.(250)427-7300

Heavy Duty Machinery

Kenmore fridge, 31”Wx65”H, $150. 8” Beaver table saw & stand, $150. (250)426-2548

$300 & Under 4 Nordic 205-70-R15” winters on Ford aluminum rims. 5 hole on 4” center to center. $300/total. (250)417-6603



& Individ (Estate, Collections Mountain Man Outdoors

250-426-2717 1-800-796-4666

22 Rossi Bronco, single shot $90, 22 Cooey repeater scoped, $150, 22 Mossberg repeater, $140. (250)432-8508 Evenings 300 Win. mag. Mauser, 2.5x10 scope, $650. Coey 16 ga. shot gun, $160. 303 British, 4x scope, $300. Savage 30-30 lever, $300. Husqvarna 45cc, $250. 55cc Pro. $300. Saws have little use. (250)489-3067 Remington 870 express, super magnum, 3 1/2” pump shot gun, like new, some shells, $225 firm. (250)489-4803

Misc. Wanted


Wanted, approx 100 ft of 6ft chain link fencing, post and hardware, roll gate, 4x5”rollers, or a portion of. (250) 9196948


Musical Instruments

$200 & Under 4 Dodge 16” 1/2 ton chrome rims, 5 hole on 5”center to center. $150/ total. (250)4176603 31

710B JD Extend A back hoe, slides & cylinders have been repaired, digging & clean up buckets 80%, detachable, no tractor, digging depth 23’ $2500 (250)417-6536

Misc. for Sale Adjustable Queen bed with massage and mattress, $2000 obo, golden tech power lift & recline chair with massage, $400 obo, desk chair all positions, $200 obo, set of 4 hydraulic , arm rest bars tools black, $300 obo, 2 T.V. sets, Sony, 40” & 32”, $400 obo ( for both),(250)426-7292 or (250) 421-7216 Affordable Steel Shipping Containers for sale/rent 20’ & 40’ Kootenay Containers Castlegar 250-365-3014 Canyon: 10 FOOT stairway elevator. “Bruno” model SRE-2700 ($1200 new) Asking $425 250-428-0604 Composted manure, top soil, bark mulch, lava, pond boulders, flagstone & stackers, delivery available (250)421-7399 GARDEN Shed/Workshop 10x12 Wood garden shed. Wired/insulated. Vinyl siding. New roof. $1000. Leave Message at 250-421-1747.

WANTED: RIFLES, shotguns, restricted weapons, reloading equipment, decoys or any other shooting related items. Fully licensed. Glen 250-428-6750

DJ SERVICE & KARAOKE Weddings (complete), anniversaries, birthdays & family reunions. Will travel throughout area. *Not expensive - No time limit or extra costs. One price 20+ years of entertaining. Families & guests. CALL ME! Leave Message 250-421-3298,Lily.

Sporting Goods

Consignment Sporting Goods 917 Kootenay St. N., Cranbrook 417-2828

Real Estate Apt/Condos for Sale Auction: October 3 Elkford Condo For Sale by Auction. Great recreational area. For info, (403)302-7447 or email

Condo for sale in

Shannon Heights. Recently renovated, 2 bedroom, close to hospital, collage and all amenities. Asking $129,700. (250)489-5602

For Sale By Owner

Food Products

Free range eggs for sale, $3.50/ doz.(250)489-5023

Fruit & Vegetables Faraman Farm

3111 Hwy 3 Erickson, BC 250-402-3056 Visit us for apples

From Ambrosia to Zestar, we have more than 20 varieties available in season. We also have carrots & fresh-pressed cider. Bulk orders welcome! Closed Sundays

Firewood/Fuel DRY LARCH & pine Logging truck loads of firewood. Call Frank for pricing (250)4172751 Logging truck loads of firewood: Fir, Larch or Pine. Moyie area. (250)421-1836

Furniture 65 YEAR OLD Mahogany

dining table and buffet. Needs refinishing. Lovely wood!! $150. for both.


Table /chairs, gold metal frame, glass top, 4 chairs, dusty rose color. $150. (250)421-3556

Heavy Duty Machinery A-CHEAP, LOWEST PRICES STEEL SHIPPING Dry Storage Containers Used 20’40’45’53’ and insulated containers all sizes in stock. 40’ containers as low as $2,200DMG. Huge freezers. Experienced wood carvers needed, full time. Ph Toll free 24 hours 1-866-528-7108 or 1778-298-3192 8am-5pm. Delivery BC and AB


Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent Kimberley 1 bedroom furnished apt, utilities included, $510/m. (250)427-5137 ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰

Miscellaneous Tanks These tanks can be used for many things. They hold 250 US gallons. Made of plastic w/a metal cage. 6” top opening, with a 2” discharge. They weigh about 125lbs. $150.00 Call George (250)347-9500 New SHELTER, 60’Wx64’L, engineered for the Town of Sparwood snow loads, includes two 36”x80” steel man doors, two 36” exhaust fans, two 48” shutters, clear Twinwall Gablellete for back wall, seismic strapping for 2 runs of blocks, $76,800 obo. For more info, (250)489-9502 Satellite T.V. We have new system available soon. All U.S. , Canada and U.K. channels. For more information call, 1 (250)365-3313 STEEL BUILDINGS. Summer Madness Sale! All buildings, all models. You’ll think we’ve gone mad deals. Call Now and get your deal. Pioneer Steel 1800-668-5422. Total Body Shaper, vibration fitness, $700. Honda Generator, 2000 watt, like new, $750. Natural gas bbq, centro 4800 series, $125. (250)421-3556


Antlers, Horns,

All Kinds, Taxidermy, Antiques Kelly, (250)426-6993

Misc. Wanted Antiques wanted by private collector, car dealership, gas station or soda signs & door pushes, pre 1970 tin toy trucks, cars & windups, also brewery or soda calendars. (250)427-0500 or (250)4207129

Antlers Wanted,

Sheds & Sets, Elk & Deer. Call Rick 250-422-3444 Wanted antiques by private collector, Medalta advertising, like Ogilvies flour, milk pitchers & bowls, or pottery whiskey jugs, with town names on them, also Seltzer bottles, soda pops or pottery ginger beers, from BC, AB or Sask. 1 (250)427-0500 or 420-7129

House for sale

Lots LOT for sale or trade for home in Cranbrook. Building lot at Rivers Crossing backing onto irrigation lake for sale or trade for home in Cranbrook. 604760-4383 By owner RV Lots for sale on Kootenay Lake located on the west arm two kilometres from the Balfour Ferry, prices starting at $65,000. Call 1-877-352-9172, email or visit

Mobile Homes & Parks


We have 2 brand new 16’ x 76’ homes Just arrived. 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom 1216 sq.ft.! Nicely equipped

$129,000 delivered!


Transportation Auto Accessories/Parts 1993 Blazer F/size 4x4 Silverado. All moving parts around motor restored with new, plus hi pressure oil pump in motor on restoration plan. New rotors, brakes, emerg brake, shocks and exhust. 5 new M&S tires. Then a piston rod toasted the motor. Selling for parts $1700. Body in good condition with trailer pkg. 1 (250)428-9145 5th Wheel hitch, no rail design, $925. Cut away tailgate, $275. Both fit Ford Super Duty. Also Truck tool box, black, 63’’ wide, 18.5’’ high, $275. 1 (250)489-2452

Cars - Domestic

Open Houses

Open Houses

OPEN HOUSES Cranbrook • Saturday, September 19 9:30 – 11:00am 32 – 2424 Industrial Rd #2 Affordable Living! Much loved 2 bdrm mobile home with private yard.


Shelley Simon

10:00 – 11:00am 1832 Mt Connell Crescent Stunning 6 bdrm, 4 bath home on .25 acre lot with large backyard & tons of updates!


Justine Smith

10:00 – 11:30am 1860 Mt Connell Crescent Gorgeous family home on .29 acre lot with unbeatable backyard and landscaping.

$399,900 Sandy Smith

1 or 2 Bedroom units Beautifully renovated, Clean, quiet, secure, NO SMOKING, NO PETS, NO PARTIES laundry facilities, adult oriented. Ref. req. Starting at $750/month

10:00 – 11:30am 8070 Foothills Drive

Stunning 6 bdrm, 3 bath home on 2.63 acres!

1966 Chrysler Windsor, $5500 obo. (250)429-3937

Furnished room for rent, close to College of the Rockies Gold Creek Campus, $550/mo plus DD, n/s, n/p, n/parties. Call (250)489-5016 (250)919-4172

1979 Chev Malibu Classic, 2-dr, new: engine, paint, headers, top end cam & lifters, ex. cond., asking $5500. Call after 5pm, (250)426-5498 1985 Chev Corvette, 40,000KM, speaker system, red leather seats, summer driven only. $12,000 OBO (250)421-4374 1995 Crown Vic, Runs, new tires. $1250.(250)489-1171 1996 Chrysler Concorde, has snow tires, winterized, 165,000km, no rust , excellent condition. $1700 obo. (250)489-8009 1996 Mercury Grand Marquis limited edition; forest green; 52,000KM (no tampering); pristine condition; V8 engine; stored indoors; spotless forest green / beige leather interior; only 2 senior owners; Michelin tires; original rims; very smooth; great on highway. $10,700. (250)489-3072 10:00 am - 2:00pm or 7:00pm 8:00pm 1996 Olds 98. Runs, new tires. $1000. (250)489-1171 1997 Camaro 30th Anniversary Edition, black, V6, auto, loaded, 30,000km on new motor, $4700 obo. (250)428-7454 1998 Honda CRV AWD black, 250,000 kms, 5 sp man, a/c, p/w, p/m, radio cd, in good condiotion. $2900 obo. 250489-8925 2000 Honda CRV , all wheel drive, very good condition, 338,000 kms $1800. (250)4276444 2000 Pontiac Sunfire GT, 2.4L engine, auto, sunroof, 2 sets of tires on rims, $2200 obo. (250)919-8765, leave message 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE, automatic, good condition, 125,000KM. $3000. OBO (778)517-4647 2002 Chevrolet Impala, 4-dr, runs great, fully loaded, leather, sunroof, good tires, 270,000 km, $2500 obo. (250)489-1521 (250)464-9997 2003 Buick LeSabre, $2500. 1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4x4, $800. 1(406)291-7201 Grasmere, BC 2008 Pontiac Grande Prix, V6, 1 owner, no rust, no dents, 111,000 km, $9500. Call (250)427-7094 (250)427-8758



(250)417-1011 Sparwood 1 bdrm condo, @ Mtn. Air Chalets - furn or not inc util, W&D, w/deck, no pets, $700 + DD Call 403-616-6467 or 403-474-3926.

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on 5 acres, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathroom, 2 kitchens recently renovated, well water and septic, near Cranbrook City limits, also on Kijiji. 2100 plus Sq footage. (250)489-0105 to view. Serious inquires only.

ROOM for rent in Cbk, incl util. Must be working or college student, $430. Available immediately. (250)426-2479


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GRADED AA OR BETTER LOCALLY GROWN NATURAL BEEF Hormone Free Grass Fed/Grain Finished Freezer Packages Available Quarters/Halves $4.90/lb Hanging Weight Extra Lean Ground Beef Available TARZWELL FARMS 250-428-4316 Creston

Lower than posted bank rates. No application fee. Mortgage renewal, refinancing, debt consolidation & pre-qualification. Private Mortgages. John Magis 1-877-489-1691

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For lease: Billboard (one half available soon), located at prime location, North end of Cranbrook St., Cranbrook, BC For more info, (250)489-9502

Homes for Rent 3-bdrm, 1-1/2 bath house, Chapman Camp, Kimberley, n/s, n/p, $1200/mth + utilities, avail. Oct. 1. (250)427-7070 House for rent. 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, furnished executive home in Park Royal. Available for rent. 6 month lease required. $1800/month. Includes 6 appliances, garage parking, large fenced yard, large decks, screen room, 2 luxurious bathrooms, large country kitchen and spacious sunken living room. Rent includes gas, hydro and internet. Small dog may be considered. Call (250)421-7777 to view. Ref and D/D required. SPARWOOD, 2-storey, 3bdrm townhouse for rent w/full basement, close to school & rec centre. (250)425-4448

Rooms for Rent


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Motorcycles HD Sportster factory custom, 5400 km, (250)426-7710

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Off Road Vehicles

2002 Merc Cougar 2.5L V6, Std, almost new, rebuilt front to back, ex. cond., very fast, $5000 Too many details to list. (250)489-1956

2013 Camaro Convertible RS, black, 33,600km, V6-325hp, 6-spd auto, leather interior, back-up camera & alarm, new tires, remote start, $25,000 obo. Needs minor body work. Call Mike, (250)426-3616 Reduced: 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, 121,650km, 1-owner, hwy driven, summer & winter wheels, new front pads & rotors, new spark plugs, new anti freeze, all recalls completed, no accidents, Carproof, $5500 obo. (250)427-7153

Cars - Sports & Imports 2008 Mazda 5, auto, 6 passenger, loaded, 180,000 km, absolutely immaculate, $7777.77. (250)426-7354

45’ Commercial transport van, heated, new 24.5 rubber, $5000. (250)489-8794


2005 4-dr Buick Allure

3.8L V6, auto, 175,820 km, mounted winter & summer tires, cloth tan interior, car seat anchors

$7195 (250)429-3552

2005 Chevrolet Impala, 198,000km, air, cruise, power everything, summer & winter tires, $2900 obo. Call (250)464-9981 2005 Honda Accord Hybrid, leather interior, power windows, locks and brakes. New ignition and new timing belt $6500 obo. (250)421-6625 2007 Honda Civic Sedan, in excellent condition with only 87,000km! Silver, manual, sunroof, summer and winter tires on rims. $9200. (250)4201659 2011 Dodge Charger SXT, 53,000 kms. To many options to list here. Replacement cost $37,000, asking $17,500. Call for details or see pictures and list of options on Kijiji. (250)420-7150

1982 Honda Interstate Goldwing, 1100cc, A1 shape, 62,372km, inc. trailer, asking $5500. Henry, (250)428-3545 1999 Vulcan nomad, 1500cc liquid cooled, shaft drive, hard bags, windshield, hiway pegs, new battery, 36,000kms. $5500. (250)421-3556 2003 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic, great cond., new tires, 16” apes, braided steel cables, custom grips, Cobra slashcut exhaust, forward controls, saddlebags, $3999. Call (250)489-8731 2004 Black Honda Rukas scooter, 50cc, low mileage, $1500. (250)417-9976 2004 Vulcan 2000, 2053 of power & torque, if you are searching for the most powerful cruiser in mint cond., this is it! $7900. (250)2316720 Kimberley 2006 Honda 1300 cc Touring bike, liquid cooled, shaft drive, windshield, foot pegs, back rest, saddlebags, excellent tires, burgundy color with all chrome accents, 35,600 km, $5800.(250)421-3556 2008 750 Honda Shadow, 16,823 km, c/w windshield, saddle bags, sissy bar, engine guard & bike cover, ex. cond., $6000. (250)529-7724 2009 Honda Goldwing, nav, audio, CB, other extras, call in evenings, (250)428-4301

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Recreational/Sale 1976 Class C Dodge 17’, Tioga, 318 C.I., fiberglass body, like new tires, good running cond., $3000 obo. (250)4894688 1991 8’10” camper, flush toilet, 3-way fridge, large windows, approx. 1300lbs, propane tank & alum. stairs inc., roof has been resealed, ex. cond., $4500 obo. (250)4270500

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1991 Dodge Ram Cummins diesel & 2010 Adventure camper. 140 watt solar panel, television, skylight, surround sound stereo system inside & out. $24,999 obo for both. (250)427-6806 1992 26’ Wilderness, front kitchen, twin beds, newer fridge, hot water tank, awning, sofa folds down to bed, ex. cond., $6000 obo. Call (250)489-1948 1996 29’ Corsair 5th Wheel, very good cond., polar package, 3-way fridge 4-burner stove w/oven, dinette, asking $8000 obo. (250)344-7636 or (250)344-0111 1997 22’ Komfort travel trailer, very good cond, solar panel, new awning, California room, sleeps-6, $5800. Includes equalizer hitch. Call (250)4894532 1998 Kustom Koach 5th Wheel, 27.5’, like new, original owners, never smoked in, used 2 weekends, slide-out, air, awning, furnace, gas/electric fridge, loaded w/options, paid $51,900, reduced to $10,500 obo. (250)427-4435 1999 25’ Salem 5th Wheel, slide, loaded, $5600. Call (250)422-3217 1999 26-1/2’ Frontier 5th Wheel, awning, slide, completely self contained, great cond., $10,000 obo. Call (250)426-4704 2000 28-1/2’ Seahawk 5th wheel by golf stream. Back kitchen sleeps 6, oak cupboards, double dinette / couch slide. $9500.OBO (250)4233465 in Fernie 2003 Triple E Topaz 5th Wheel, 25’, rear kitchen, double table/couch, slide, 3-burner stove/oven, fridge, microwave, awning, air, furnace, two 30lb propane tanks, outdoor shower, BBQ, vent covers, no smoking, no pets, towed from Calgary new & never moved since, ex. cond., will sell fully equipped, asking $15,000. (250)426-4015 2005 Forest River Rockwood Premier tent trailer, $4800 obo. To view, (250)421-0751

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Trucks & Vans

2003 Vanguard 5th Wheel trailer Model 266SL, 28’, sleeps 4, rear kitchen, 11’ slide, full winter package, 15’ awning, like new, ex. cond., $16,500 obo. (250)489-8373 2004 24’ Pioneer travel trailer. Queen walk around bed , new tires, very good condition. Reduced to $8000. 1 (250)4289606 2006 Mallard 21’ travel trailer, sleeps 5, great cond., $11,000 obo. (250)919-7580 2008 28-1/2’ Passport Ultra Lite travel trailer, 1/2 ton towable, hardwall, all options, slide (couch, sink & stove), new tires, ex. cond., road ready, everything works, $15,500, includes hitch, $15,000 without. 1(250)4026663 2008 Pioneer sprit by Fleetwood, 19’, like new, walk around Queen bed, full fridge and many extras. Asking 12,000 obo. Willing to trade for a cargo trailer. (250)489-2896

Hunter’s Special, older 8-1/2’ Vanguard camper, new jacks, good shape, $700. Call (250)422-3346

1987 Mazda B2200 pickup, long box, 2 wd, 4 cylinder , 5 speed, 183,000km, canopy, and new winters on rims. $2200 obo. (250)417-7575 1993 Chev Silverado 1500 Ext cab 2x4, 350, 4-spd auto, hard cover, running boards, Michelins, tow package, 288 K, runs great, $2400 obo. (250)402-6043 Creston

2006 Silverado 1500 Quad cab 4x4. 120K, hard tonneau cover, box liner, mud guards, bug deflector, bose stereo, sirius xm, studded winter tires on rims, trailer brake, service records. $16,900 obo.(250)489-6162 or (250)919-5148.

Commercial Vehicles

2004 Chrysler Sebring Convertible. low mileage, 86,000 km, good condition $5000 OBO (250)919-5451

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2010 Dinli Centhor, red, 700cc ATV, trunk, wench, 500km, $5500. (250)428-7305 2011 CanAm 800, wench, fairing, alum skid plates, tracks and snow blade. 560kms. $12,000. (250)428-8749 350 Honda Odyssey, full suspension, good cond., $2700 obo. (250)427-2491 ATV For Sale. 2007 CanAm outlander 400XT, $4000 OBO. (250)919-2276


2008 Springdale 189FL 23.7’ double axle trailer, gently used, very clean, single owner, ex. cond., microwave, tub surround, 13.5 BTU A/C, front Diamond plate, 6 gallon gas/electric water heater, cable TV hook up, fridge/freezer, $12,500. (250)919-0734 Cranbrook 2011 Coleman 26-1/2’ Lite CT250GS travel trailer, walk around queen bed, ducted air & heat, slide has couch, sink & stove, 1/2 ton towable, power awning, hard wall siding, $16,500. 1(250)402-6717 2011 Lance camper 1181, slide out, full bathroom, winter package, solar, loaded, like new, $28,800 obo. (250)4269832 2013 22 Ft Springdale camper. Used once, a/c , awning, 3 bunk beds, queen bed, winterized, $15,900. To view in Invermere Call (403)801-9284 33 Ft, 1998 four winds class A sport motor home. Gas motor, generator, air cond, back up monitor, new awning, all new blinds. Excellent condition. 27,000 miles. $20,000. Kar dolly extra. In Creston. (250)428-6284 or (250) 4283015 35’ Toy hauler, has 10’ garage, sleeps 8-10, $16,000. Two 8’ campers, both have fridge, stove, furnace, one has bathroom, $1200 & $3000. Good clean units, Call (250)428-9759

REDUCED 2012 Creekside 22RB, walk-around bed, couch, oven, MW, large bathroom, day/night blinds, 30 lb propane tanks, black tank flush, solar panel, p/awning, new battery, 3-yrs left on EXTENDED WARRANTY, $17,900. (250)489-1645

1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. 3.8 liter, V6, 5spd manual. Hard Tonneau cover. Very good shape. Comes with 4 Nokia winter tires. Just serviced, new windshield. Great for commuting to work or school. $2000 obo. (250)489 1630

Reduced by $1200. Camping & Hunting. Truck & camper, rebuilt motor, trans, drive shaft, 8000lb winch, new water pump, alternator, power steering pump, master cylinder, shocks, 3-way fridge, stove, heater, many more, asking $4700, may consider trades.Call Ray,(250)489-5038 Tour Edition Presidential Series, 35’ Golden Falcon, used 2 summers, like new, solar panels, holding tanks enclosed insulated and heated, $30,000. (250)417-1783

1998 Ford F150 4x4, 4.2L, 5-spd, 170,000km, shortbox, canopy, $6000 obo. Call (250)428-9884 1998 Ford F150 XLT 4X4, back up camera, Alpine stereo, summer & winter tires, lift kit, auto start. Must be seen, very good condition. $3000 OBO (250)426-6354 1999 Dodge Dakota, V6, 5-spd, 4x4, good runner, $3500. (250)423-0328


1999 Toyota Tacoma 2wd, 5 speed manual

2005 Arctic Cat M7, $3500 obo. (250)489-2877

Sport Utility Vehicle

Are you looking for a truck but don’t need full size? This vehicle is perfect for “back to school” or a variety of hauling needs.

1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 V6 engine. 4DR 4X4 green with PS/PB/Power windows, cruise control, winter rated tires, trailer hitch. In excellent condition with 330,000 Km . $4800 OBO 250-430-7446 1999 Chev Blazer SUV, good cond., 239,263km, 4WD, auto, sunroof, 31 10.50 R15 LT tires, clean, V6, $4000 obo. (250)427-3040 (250)427-6376 2002 Explorer Limited, V8, w/trailer tow package, ex. cond., $5500. (250)426-7354

2008 F150, 4x2, Super Crew, XLT, V8, 170,000km, loaded, white/tan, new 3-fold Tonneau cover, great cond., $10,999.99. (250)426-5093

2009 Chev Silverado 1500 Extra cab 4x4, immaculate cond., 121,000km, $20,000 (250)428-9606 2010 Dodge Ram 1500, Laramie Edition, fully loaded, leather interior, 167,000 km, 4’’ lift, chrome pkg, $24,000. (250)919-0837 2010 Ford F-150, 4x4 ext cab, loaded. Also other good used trucks. 1 (250)427-6199 2012 Black F350 XLT 4x4 Crew cab, 3” lift, fender flares, headache rack, box rails, toolbox, custom seat covers, custom rims, 35” Toyo mudders, 6.2L gas, V8, 97,000 km, asking $22,000. (250)421-0195

1989 Jeep Cherokee, 5-spd transmission, $850. Call (250)426-5022

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Very Good Condition! Many Upgrades Call for info (250)426-7988

2007 Dodge Caravan mini van, 6 cyl. auto, 75,600 kms, dark green (magnesium), 4 good summer tires on wheels, 4 very good winter tires (Toyo) mtd. on van. Anti- theft bar. Very good condition.$ 7000 firm (250)426-2809

It has great gas mileage, has been regularly maintained, is a comfortable ride and comes with new tires. 320,000km-$3500


2000 Chev Astro van, body & interior good, good mechanically, $2200 obo. Call (250)420-1897 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad cab 4x4, $5200 obo. Call (250)426-8032 2001 Astro Van, AWD, good condition, 330K. Needs windshield . $2000. (250)426-7168 2001 GMC 1/2 ton 4x4, fully loaded, 5.3L recently serviced engine, new brakes, Tonneau cover, bed rug, auto, 2” lowering kit, 160,000km, $9000 obo. (250)919-8765 leave message 2002 Dodge Dakota 4x4, 4.7L, auto, 205,000km, 4-dr, air, very clean, $6900 obo. (778)517-5084

2014 Silver F150 4x4 XLT Crew cab, full load, off road package, V8, 3” lift kit, 33” Toyo mudders, custom rims, custom exhaust, fender flares, smoked lights, push bar & light bar, purchased one year ago, 22,000 km, mint, asking $41,000. (250)421-0195 Selling locally, 2003 GMC 4x4 pickup, 5-spd standard, regular cab, short box, $6000 obo. Call for more details, (250)427-7171 or (250)4645214

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Flatdeck trailer, 16’x8’, heavy duty, double axle, new tires & spring shackles, $3500 obo. (250)489-5798 For Sale, Quad trailer, deck (6’6” x 12’6”) 13” tires, $950 obo.(250)427-4289 Tandem utility trailer, flatdeck, 8x16, $2200. (250)4176893

Boat Accessories Tow rope, 4-adult life jackets, motor flusher, Merc oil drain pump, anchor 15lb, all for $150. (250)426-8508 Under boats kicker motor. 1 (250)426-7710

ADVENTURER CAMPER LIKE NEW! 9ft awning. loaded, inside/outside shower, $9,900 250-428-4079 cell: 250-435-0234

Combo: 2002 F150 4x4 truck, 110,000km, and 1996 5th Wheel, both in good shape, many extras, $12,000 obo. (250)426-2471

2008 Buick Enclave CXL, 141,000 km, fully loaded, twin skylight/sunroof, new winters, tan with leather seats, Navigation/On Star, immaculate, $19,900. (250)919-8564

Boats 2004 Astro AWD

Many upgrades. Phone for details. (250)426-7988

EK Realty Strata Division is now accepting sealed bids for snow removal for the Kimberley and Cranbrook areas for the 2015-2016 season. Packages can be picked up at 25-10th Ave S, Cranbrook The deadline for bids to be returned is Oct 8, 2015

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16’ Open Bow inboard/outboard, EZ-Load trailer, ready to go, some accessories, $6000. (250)427-4987 2008 Campion Explorer 552i 225 HP, inboard 4.3 L Mercruiser, 8HP troller with remote control fully loaded for fishing $35,000. 250 417-6867

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10-1/2’ Fiberglass pontoon boat with double hull, oars, life jackets, 28 lb thrust Minnkota, like new in the box, trailer with spare tire, $1250.OBO Call (250)428-9145

2011 Chev Traverse LT, 60,000km, AWD, 8-passenger, 2-1/2 yrs left on extended warranty, never winter driven, ex. cond., $25,500. (250)342-6968 Windermere

Trucks & Vans 1984 S10 Blazer, 4x4, 350 V8, 700 rear transmission, 9 bolt Curry rear end, $6000. (250)427-7094

2004 Nissan Quest, 3.5 SL. V-6, auto, 155,000kms. New brakes, new all season tires, stow away 3rd row seats, excellent condition. Asking $8,500. (250)421-0252 2006 GMC 2500 HD 4x4, V8, auto, a/c, 260,000km, well maintained, receipts for new parts, $15,000. (250)426-8591 2008 DODGE Ram, 3500, 4x4 crew cab, loaded w/8’ box,$30,000. Good used work trucks. 1(250)427-6199

Boat & trailer, 24’ Fiberform Cabin Cruizer, inline 6 GMC, ready to go! At Moyie, reduced to $3900 obo. (250)829-0708 Variable speed prop. 14 to 19 variable pitch, $250. Call (250)426-5577

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Paws for a Cause walk Cruelty never takes a vacation. That’s why staff and volunteers at the East Kootenay BC SPCA Branch are hoping the community will rally behind this year’s Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk. “We’re hoping community residents will come on out and support a great cause,” said branch manager Brenna Baker. Funds raised by the Paws for a Cause walk go toward areas like cruelty investigations, Baker notes, and helps cats like Nelson, who was found by the highway in Cranbrook last year, emaciated, shot several times with a pellet gun and horrible gash in his neck. While Nelson has since recovered and is happily living out the rest of his nine lives with a loving family, so many more need help, every day, Baker says. This year, the walk is happening in more than 30 B.C. communities in September and October, and Baker wants Cranbrook to be among the most supportive communi-

ties in the province. “After the walk there will be a fun dog show, a BBQ, raffle and silent auction table, and our infamous hot dog eating contest for dogs!” Baker said. To sign up for this year’s Paws for a Cause event in Cranbrook, which happens on Sunday, Sept. 20 starting at 10 a.m. at the East Kootenay BC SPCA Branch (3339 Highway 3 and 95, Cranbrook), visit or register the day of the event. 33


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v Mitsubishi First Auto Program applies to Lancer, Sportback, RVR and Mirage vehicles (excluding Mirage ES 5MT), is applicable to all approved Scotiabank first-time automotive finance or lease purchasers and must be combined with Scotiabank Subvented Finance or Lease Rates. Rebate amounts of $1,000 applicable on Lancer, Sportback and RVR vehicles, and $750 rebate amount applicable on Mirage vehicles (excluding Mirage ES 5MT) will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes. Some conditions apply. Please see dealer for details. ^ $1,500 loyalty rebate available on the purchase of any new 2016 Outlander model to current owners and eligible others. Amounts vary by model and will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes. Loyalty rebate applies to vehicles purchased and delivered between September 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015. Other conditions apply. ° $2,500 in no-charge extra features applies to 2015 Lancer SE Limited Edition vehicles purchased from September 1, 2015 to September 30, 2015. $800 consumer cash discount applicable on 2015 Lancer SE vehicles purchased between September 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015. Consumer cash discount will be deducted from the negotiated price before taxes and will take place at time of purchase. Some conditions apply. See your dealer for details. § AWC standard on RVR SE AWC, Limited Edition and GT/Lancer SE AWC, Limited Edition SE AWC and GT AWC. S-AWC standard on Outlander GT. † Estimated combined city and highway ratings for non-hybrid sub-compacts based on Natural Resources Canada new testing methodology: Mirage highway 5.3 L/100 km (53 mpg), combined city/ highway 5.9 L/100 km (48 mpg) and 6.4 L/100 km (44 mpg) in the city for CVT-equipped models. Actual fuel efficiency will vary with options, driving and vehicle conditions. ** Whichever comes first. Regular maintenance not included. See dealer or for warranty terms, restrictions and details. Some conditions apply.



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v Mitsubishi First Auto Program applies to Lancer, Sportback, RVR and Mirage vehicles (excluding Mirage ES 5MT), is applicable to all approved Scotiabank first-time automotive finance or lease purchasers and must be combined with Scotiabank Subvented Finance or Lease Rates. Rebate amounts of $1,000 applicable on Lancer, Sportback and RVR vehicles, and $750 rebate amount applicable on Mirage vehicles (excluding Mirage ES 5MT) will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes. Some conditions apply. Please see dealer for details. ^ $1,500 loyalty rebate available on the purchase of any new 2016 Outlander model to current owners and eligible others. Amounts vary by model and will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes. Loyalty rebate applies to vehicles purchased and delivered between September 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015. Other conditions apply. ° $2,500 in no-charge extra features applies to 2015 Lancer SE Limited Edition vehicles purchased from September 1, 2015 to POWERTRAIN September 30, 2015. $800 consumer cash discount applicable on 2015 Lancer SE vehicles purchased between September 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015. Consumer cash discount will be deducted from the negotiated price before taxes and will take place at time of purchase. Some conditions apply. See your dealer for details. § AWC standard on RVR SE AWC, Limited Edition and GT/Lancer SE AWC, Limited Edition SE AWC and GT AWC. S-AWC standard on Outlander GT. † Estimated combined city and highway ratings for non-hybrid sub-compacts based on Natural Resources Canada new testing methodology: Mirage highway 5.3 L/100 km (53 mpg), combined city/ LTD WARRANTY** highway 5.9 L/100 km (48 mpg) and 6.4 L/100 km (44 mpg) in the city for CVT-equipped models. Actual fuel efficiency will vary with options, driving and vehicle conditions. ** Whichever comes first. Regular maintenance not included. See dealer or for warranty terms, restrictions and details. Some conditions apply.

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Local author writes about vehicle experiences in Cuba served, along with the many classic cars featured in his photos. He says that ufortunately officials in charge of this unique heritage have no knowledge or experience for developing into potential tourist attractions, and “they appear loathe to

accept outside advice.” Hungrywolf left Cuba disappointed over this and says he has no further plans to go back to Cuba. Hungrywolf took his first photo of Canadian railroading in 1963, at age nineteen, of a steam

locomotive having its tender filled from a wooden water tank along a forest branchline on Vancouver Island. Since then he’s taken thousands of photos of Canadian railroading, and gathered thousands more, dating back to the

1870s. Fifteen of Adolf Hungrywolf’s approximately fifty books are about railroading, He intends to produce a cross-Canada magnum opus on railroading called Vintage Canadian, showcasing 600 colour slides and 800 b&w photos.

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East Kootenay author Adolf Hungrywolf recently presented “Vintage Cubano,” to the manager of Central Patria, a sugar factory turned into a museum for steam train operations and old cars. “Most important to me,” he said, “is that my friends whose pictures are in the book would otherwise never get a chance to see it.” Vintage Cubano is a retrospective that Hungrywolf gathered from 1993 to 2005, during which period he spent 18 months in Cuba. He recorded hundreds of narrowand standard-gauge locomotives and countless old American cars for his 320-page, allcolour book. Among the institutions HungryWolf visited was the Central Patria sugar factory, since turned into a museum outside the colonial city of Moron, near the tourist resort of Cayo Coco. He also donated some of his mounted photographs. The price of Vintage Cubano: Adventures with Old Cars, Antique Trains, and Friendly People (Hayden Consulting $60 U.S.), a hardcover, is approximately $75 Cdn, the equivalent of approximately four months of average wages in Cuba, so he also took twelve unbound copies along to give out in pieces to friends who live too far from the libraries and museums. Although steam stopped working regularly in Cuba ten years ago, most of the century-old American locomotives seen in the book have been pre-


Friday, September 18, 2015 Kootenay News Advertiser

Butt-Out Butt -In! City wide cigarette butt clean up effort

& SLUGS Tamarack Centre has organized a citywide cigarette butt clean-up effort scheduled for Wednesday, September 23rd. Marketing Manager Cristina Borgogelli is

asking citizens to collect and bring in their cigarette butts and cigarette related waste and packaging to be weighed and recycled. Butts can be dropped off to the customer

service desk in a resealable plastic bag. The tent will be located in the front parking lot in front of the former Target store between 10:00am and 3:30pm.

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Hugs: A big hug to the lady at the drive thru window who was so kind to take the change I had (not quite enough) for my coffee and muffin so I didn’t have to use my bank card. Much appreciated! Slugs: To the city for not addressing the concerns of taxpayers with regard to adding another stop sign at the the busy intersection of 22nd Ave S (top of Victoria Ave S) and 13th St. S. Does a serious accident or death need to occur here in order to get sufficient signage at this dangerous intersection?!

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Hugs: Huge hugs to the City and the Tamarack Mall for fixing up the exit/entrance to the mall from Victoria Avenue! It was extremely difficult and dangerous trying to turn at the 90 degree angle or wreck your car by driving up on the curb in order to avoid hitting the car coming out. What a nice surprise to find this all fixed up when we returned from vacation in August! Hugs: To Lorne at TLC Upholstery. I needed some fasteners to complete a project for a fundraiser for the Fernie Library. When he knew I was volunteering & donating, he gave me all I needed at no charge. Hugs: To the young man in Fernie who gave us his 2 hour parking ticket he didn’t need to use when I picked my husband up after his cataract surgery. Pass it on he said. I didn’t get his name, but wish to acknowledge his generosity. Slugs: To everyone speeding through school zones. I realize school is just back in, but please, please slow down. Keep our children safe! School zones are 8am-5pm, but even after 5pm, watch for children playing at the schools.

Hugs: We the Tenants of, “The Trinity Lodge” in Fernie would like to thank the two lovely Ladies who brought, Bag Lunches and Meat & Cheese Trays left over from the, Mine Rescue Competitions. They were Very Good and Really Appreciated. Thank You once again. Hugs:To the countless volunteers and fabulous sponsors who did such a great job with the Fondo this year – congratulations each and every one of you for a job well done! My husband and I and a Calgary couple entered this year and we were all impressed with how well the event was organized, how well marked the routes were and courteous and pleasant all of the volunteers were. The buffet at the St. Eugene at the end of the Fondo was also very good! Kudos to everyone involved in making this such a pleasant experience!!! And to mother nature for such a glorious day to be biking! Slugs: I would like to place the following slug to business owners who refuse to have bicycle racks available to their customers. Some of us do not own greenhouse gas emitting gas guzzlers!


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Wildsight members will be descending upon downtown, in area parks, walkways, beaches, and at the Cranbrook Airport to collect as many butts as possible. The goal is collect 200 pounds of waste this time around. An earlier collection effort took place in April of this year in which citizens dropped off 49 pounds of butts. The butts will be sent out for recycling to a company named Terracycle which then

turns the waste into pallets, park benches and flower pots and other useful items. In Canada Terracycle currently recycles the cellulose from the butts into a plastic which is mixed with other plastics and then make the material into shipping pallets. Tamarack Centre is asking the community to help reduce toxic waste from the environment by collecting cigarette butts from offices, homes,

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public spaces, restaurants and places of business. Cigarette butts leach harmful chemicals into water sources and are poisonous to wildlife. 8,000 tonnes of cigarette butts are dropped by Canadians each year and can take 15 years to decompose. Borgogelli says, “Our goal is to collect as much as we can by the first snowfall and to collect butts on an on-going basis and get the community involved with a scheduled clean-up day each year.” Butt out bins are located throughout the city and at Tamarack Centre for year-round collection. Smokers are asked to place extinguished butts in the bins which are then collected by Tamarack Centre staff. Tamarack Centre is challenging other communities to collect cigarette waste in an effort to keep cities beautiful and wildlife and water sources safe from unwanted toxins. What can be collected: • all parts of extinguished cigarettes • cigarette filters • partial cigarettes • cigar stubs • outer plastic packaging • inner foil packaging • rolling paper For more inform at i o n visit

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(From left) The winners of the Cranbrook Celebration for Peace Society poster contest: Sarah, Chloe (for Flynn), Anica, Connor. The Cranbrook Celebration for Peace Society committee members are thrilled to honor four young citizens for their contribution to peace. The four citizens are: Anica Beaudoin, Cranbrook, Flynn Passey, Victoria (Cousin, Chloe standing in for Flynn), Sarah Metzler, Cranbrook, and Connor Love, Cranbrook. The committee had a very difficult task to choose just four entries from

the sixty seven entries submitted. We would like to commend each one that took part, all of the entries were fabulous and we were truely impressed with the talent displayed. Next spring, Leisure Services, City of Cranbrook and our Society will plant an Autumn Blaze Maple tree in Moir Park honoring these wonderful young individuals. A plaque with their names will be placed

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poster. 7. Plant a Tree! Fall is a great time to plant trees and shrubs. The ground is still warm, helping roots grow, but days are getting cooler, putting less stress on the plant. More rain will also help you keep the plants nice and moist, but you should keep watering as needed until the ground freezes. 8. Neat Little Packages. One of the easiest ways of creating a colourful and low-maintenance spring garden is planting bulbs in the fall. Bulbs for spring-bloomers such as daffodils, tulips and crocus, are compact little bundles with everything they need to grow next season. Just dig a whole, plant the bulbs according to instructions and settle down for the cold winter months, awaiting the spring show. 9. Plant the Seed. Some annuals, including sweet peas, pansies, ornamental cabbage and snapdragons, really don’t mind a bit of frost in the spring. You can sow seeds for them now and let them sit dormant through the winter. Any plant listed “hardy annual” in the seed catalogues should also do well with fall seeding. 10. Keep the Water Works Going. Until everything goes dormant , make sure your garden still gets enough water. Trees, especially evergreens, need to store water while they still can to help the fight off the cold, drying winds of winter.


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Fall Conference: “FIRE from the RIVER”- a weekend of refreshment and hope, House of Hope, 6296th St.NW. SpeakerChuck and Anna Maher from Texas (Bethel Activation Ministries). Friday night 7pm, Saturday 10am, 2pm 7pm and Sunday morning 10am. Registration: www.ihopecranbrook. ca or call 250-4213784. No charge Free with Offering received. “13th Annual Park on Us!”- United Way East Kootenay will have free parking all day. Coffee and refreshments 7:30am-5pm. BBQ11:30am-2pm. Silent Auction-10am-7pmdonated by local businesses and items posted at United Way office,

930 Baker Street. East Kootenay Silver Fox Run,11am at Joseph Creek Village. 35th Anniversary of the Terry Fox Run. Contact 250-417-0666 FIRST RESPONDERS APPRECIATION BBQ, Royal Canadian Legion, 4pm-7pm. Please contact the legion at 250426-8531 or email with approximate number by Wednesday Sept. 16th. Everyone welcome. September 18-20 Jaffray Fall Fair, Jaffray Community Hall. Everyone welcome. Vendors, outdoor movie night, bench show(Friday). Parade, Vendors, Fair grounds, Car Rally (Saturday). Bingo, Duck Race (Sunday). Bring your friends and family out for this annual community event.


Fall Conference: “FIRE from the RIVER”- a weekend of refreshment and hope, House of Hope, 6296th St.NW. SpeakerChuck and Anna Maher from Texas (Bethel Activation Ministries). Friday night 7pm, Saturday 10am, 2pm 7pm and Sunday morning 10am. Registration: www.ihopecranbrook. ca or call 250-4213784. No charge Free with Offering received. Kimberley Grannie GoGo’s Car Boot (Trunk) Sale, Vendors can sell their items by purchasing a $20 ticket from Gail 250-427-5222 or Donna 250-427-5052. Items will be sold in the Centre 64 parking lot. All proceeds got to the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmother’s Campaign. EK Outdoor Club hike. Negro Creek Circuit, phone Lorne 250426-8864.


“Myrtle the Magnificent”-10amLeader- Suzanne McAllister 250-427-7043. Meet at the Kimberley Nordic Centre parking lot for a hike up Myrtle Mountain. Bring snacks/lunch and water. EK Outdoor Club hike to Fisher Peak, Phone Michel 250581-0660. United Nations International Day of Peace Celebration, Downtown Rotary Park, 1pm Sharp. Soloists, choirs, bands, musicians, accordionist, dancers!!!



Club Meeting, 7pm. Christ Church Anglican, 46-13th Ave.S. New members are always welcome. April 778-517-1222.


552 Air Cadet AGM and Parent Information night, 6pm-9pm, #308-10th Ave.S (New Life Foursquare Church).


“Loving our kids on purpose” by Danny Silk, House of HOpe, 629 6th Ave. N.W. Cranbrook. Cost for 6 week DVD teaching course. For more information and to register call 250-421-3784 or email: cranbrookhouseofhope@gmail. com.


SD#5 Parent Education Night, an evening packed with solid advice for parents of children from toddler to teens with Barbara ColorosoBestselling Author (“kids are worth it!”)7-9 pm Key City Theatre, Cranbrook. FREE- everyone welcome, parents can bring a guestbooks will be available for purchase.


S e p t e m b e r 26-27-Marysville Fall Fair, “fun for the whole family”, a great venue for shopping! Marysville Arena Saturday 10am-5:30pm, Sunday 11am-4pm. $5 entry fee/8 and under get in free. Everyone welcome.


“Friendly Fungus Frenzy”-9am-LeaderBill Olmsted 250427-3627. This is a guided tour of fungi in the Horse Barn Valley. Meet at the Matthew Creek turn-off to arrange rides. Bring snacks/lunch & water. Please phone Bill to confirm attendance. Wine Country Racing Association will be hosting Car Club Challenge at the Osoyoos, BC airport. Gates open at 9am, racing starts around 11am. Elimination round at 1p.m. Visit


Municipal Pension Retirees’ Association, Heritage Inn, 803 Cranbrook St.N, 10am Executive meeting, 10:45 regular meeting. Guest speaker Dr. Mark Langer, Optometrist. No host luncheon Noon.

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Harvest celebration at the Kimberley Open Gate Garden

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At the Wildsight harvest party and gazebo opening in Kimberley, bring down some of apples down for juicing. W i l d s i g h t K i m b e r l e y / Cranbrook in pleased to host a Harvest Party and Gazebo

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Gate Garden on Rotary Drive, and will include harvesting, fun family activities, apple pressing, and the unveiling of the new gazebo. Those that haven’t been to the garden yet will learn what the garden is all about and share in the harvest! This year has been a busy one at the Kimberley Open Gate Garden. New infrastructure development and programs have been in the works that are changing the

landscape dramatically. The new gazebo, pathways, and gardens will encourage all ages and abilities to enjoy the fruits and vegetables of their labours, and create a place for all ages to share gardening knowledge with their fellow community members. Dirk de Geus, the Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Food Sustainability Coordinator is very excited to see the project come to frui-

tion. “With help from community members including local organizations, we are leveraging funding and building from the ground up. Increasing the accessibility will better expand who can utilize the garden, especially through the installation of the pathway, that is under construction, the gazebo, and self-wicking beds created from repurposed freezers. These freezer beds increase accessibility by allowing the gar-

dener to get involved without bending down.” The project would not have been possible without grant funds as well as the great effort of many community members including Dave Check who volunteered his time operating the bobcat, and organizations such as Tyee Log & Timber, and Kimberley Alpine Resort. Everyone is invited and anyone who would like to help

harvest apples for the celebration is invited to meet at the garden at 10am on September 20th. Those with an abundance of apples are asked to bring them down for juicing from noon onwards. Anyone looking for more information regarding this event or other activities is encouraged to visit w w w. w i l d s i g h t . c a / kimcran, call 250-4279325 x 221 or email

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The reception for the We Paint Group Art Show was held on Friday September 11th at the CDAC Gallery. The show features artwork from the Kimberley Centre 64 Painting group and will on display until September 25. (From left) Visitors enjoying an artist description of one of the works. ‘The Energy Tree’ by Elaine Rudser. ‘Red Boots’ by Marianne Rennick. ‘My Window on the World’ by Margaret Moe. Photo submitted


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