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EVERYTHING’S UNDER CONTROL: The deer of Kimberley keep calm and controlled in the shadow of the animal control van.
Building report suggests another excellent year C AROLYN GR ANT Bulletin Editor
The building report for the month of August in Kimberley continues a positive trend, as investment in Kimberley continues to rebound. Thus far in 2016, there have been 26 new single family dwellings, compared to 18 in 2015, which was also considered a good year. “The building re-
port is spectacular,” said Mayor Don McCormick. “We are on track to break the 30 new single family dwellings barrier, a considerable increase over the 24 last year. People want to live in Kimberley and that’s fantastic. “Thirty new homes has a substantial impact on taxes. That’s new revenue, and that gives us some flexibility. We’re pretty happy about that.”
A Kimberley tradition for almost 40 years, it’s time once again for the Community Fall Fair — always the last full weekend of September. As always the fair promises a vast array of interesting booths and activities. Fair Chair Bev Middlebrook says booths will be for sale right up until opening Saturday morning. In addition to all the booths there are plenty of activities for the kids, including the bouncy tent. The Community Fall Fair is an opportunity for non-profits to raise funds and this year two new groups are on board, the Kimberley Refugee Resettlement Group and the Kimberley Gymnastics Club. See FAIR, page 5
KRRG will welcome family this week Family of five from Pakistan to arrive this week C AROLYN GR ANT Bulletin Editor
“We have a family.” The Kimberley Refugee Resettlement Group, which has been fundraising and planning for almost a year, is thrilled to announce that they have been informed that the refugee family they will sponsor will arrive in Kimberley this week, likely on Thursday. “It’s so exciting,” said KRRG member Louise Hockley. “We are beside ourselves. We worked so hard to get to this point.” The announcement was made Tuesday night at a KRRG social where the last household items were being collected.
The family is from Pakistan — Mom, Dad and three children, aged 5, 6 and 8. They have been living in a refugee camp in Thailand for the past several years and are enroute from Bangkok, with a stopover in Vancouver. KRRG representatives Dave Hale, Louise Hockley, Colin MacKenzie, Debra Wills and Tasha Haiduk will meet the family at the airport and drive them to their new home. KRRG is sensitive to the family’s privacy and their name and other details will be given when they are comfortable with meeting the community. “When the family is ready, we will introduce them,” said Cyndy Moore, another KRRG member. There is more than enough money in the bank to support the family for some time if needed. The federal government
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requires at least $15,000 saved before a group can sponsor a family. “We have that and then some,” Hockley said. “We are feeling very secure. If needs be we can support them for a lengthy time.” All those funds were raised through spaghetti dinners and dessert nights and other events. The group even made $1000 selling homemade gnocchi. “The garage sale was a big gift from the Food Bank. It was so successful, we are donating $1000 to the Food Bank,” Moor said. The group is sensitive to criticism that Canada should take care of its own first, but Hockley says they do and are. “People in our group are not only working with those from overseas but at home as well,” Hockley said. See KRRG, page 5
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College gets provincial trades funding TREVOR CRAWLEY
The College of the Rockies is getting $187,000 in funding from the provincial government that is going towards equipment for trades training programs. Announced by Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett on Friday, the funding will directly benefit students in the automotive service technician, heavy duty equipment technician and piping trades programs. “Students at the College of the Rockies will have the opportunity to develop hands-on experience on industry-standard tools and equipment that are being used at workplace in their communities,” said Bennett. “Our government is putting student first in line for jobs in our diverse, strong and growing economy.” The funding will be split between the three trades programs and will go to equipment purchases that are built specifically for training
purposes. “It’s equipment that has been specifically designed for training in this exact area,” said John White, an instructor with the Automotive Service Technician program. “So you have to think about how getting used and old parts is something that we’ve done in the past to make our programs run, so having new and updated quality components and test equipment that are built for training are really important.” Bennett highlighted the importance of having industry-standard trades training at the College of the Rockies, noting that all but one of the 16 students were from Cranbrook. He praised the government’s BC Skills for Jobs Blueprint, which has identified one million job openings in B.C. by 2025 — two thirds of which will come from retirements. “Eight out of ten of those jobs will require post-secondary education or trades training,”
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John White, an instructor with the Automotive Service Technician program at the College of the Rockies, shows off some new equipment to Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett. Bennett said, as he addressed the student apprentices during the announcement. “There is
just no doubt that you’re doing the right thing.” The focus on filling in-demand jobs has
ShelterBox looks for support for displaced people in Iraq Emergency in Iraq: one million displaced from Mosul. ShelterBox responds to one of the largest humanitarian crises of the year
In the next few weeks the city of Mosul in northern Iraq, which has been under Islamic State rule for two years, will be liberated. This final offensive will displace up to 1 million people, the majority of whom will have nowhere to go and it is impossible to know in which direction they will flee. ShelterBox and the humanitarian community are preparing now to ensure that
there is enough aid to assist the displaced people. Together, we can ensure that as many families as possible have shelter as soon as they need it. Although ShelterBox is always preparing for whatever happens next, this is a situation where we already know huge numbers of people will need help. ShelterBox has been working in Iraq for the last four years helping families displaced by conflict. A ShelterBox Response Team is already on the ground monitoring the situation and we must be ready to act when the time comes. We cannot fail these already vulnerable families. We need to ensure they have a safe place to sleep and the ability to recover. ShelterBox aims to raise $1.7 million to
provide ShelterKits, tents and supplies to assist these families. With winter coming, the situation is desperate. We urgently need your support. The Rotary Club of Kimberley will have its ShelterBox display at the Kimberley Community Fall Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept 24, and from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday Sept 25. Last year a record $4,700 was donated at the Fall Fair. ShelterBox Ambassador Graham Mann has set a goal of $5,170 for this September. Visit the booth to learn about the new ShelterBox Aid program that has made ShelterBox the United Nations preferred provider of shelter for disaster victims. Your donations help people, not governments. Booth visitors will receive a $5
discount coupon from Grubstake Pizza. ShelterBox Canada’s work would not be possible without the support of our dedicated supporters. By supporting ShelterBox Canada today, you can help us provide shelter the second it is needed. Thank you for helping to ensure that no family is without shelter. Your donations change lives. Please donate now. Go to www.shelterboxcanada.org/donate.php or deposit your cheque, payable to ShelterBox Canada, at the Kootenay Savings Credit Union in Kimberley. All donations of $20 or more will receive a tax receipt. Picking up your favourite pizza? Drop a donation into the ShelterBox cash jar at Grubstake Pizza.
been a government priority for a few years through the Skills for Jobs Blueprint, which
was an opportunity to give trades training a higher profile at post-secondary institu-
tions. “We had to find a way to re-engineer our post-secondary education system and we started to focus money more on this kind of a program than some of the things we were doing before,” Bennett said. “What we did generally, was we said 25 per cent of the operating grants for public post-secondary institutions like College of the Rockies, would go to support in-demand jobs.” Jack Moes, the Dean of Trades and Technology at COTR, says that government funding support is vital in industries where equipment is expensive and can quickly become outdated. “In order for us to continue to play a vital role in preparing skilled workers to support the B.C. economy, it is critical that our students have access to and are trained on the most upto-date equipment and technology possible,” Moes said.
Another award for the SunMine SunMine selected as Top 15 Project For Canada’s Clean50 KIMBERLEY, B.C. - The City of Kimberley’s SunMine has been selected as one of Canada’s top 15 sustainability-oriented projects. “Canada’s Clean50 Top 15 Project Awards are announced annually by Delta Management Group and the Clean50 organization to recognize the 15 sustainability oriented projects, completed in the previous two years, which have done the most to advance the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada. Projects are chosen for their innovation, ability to inspire others, or to inform.” states Gavin Pitchford, CEO of the Delta Management Group. ”Delta’s criteria in determining Honourees is to carefully consider actual measurable accomplishments, demonstrated innovation, collaboration with other organizations, and the power of the project contribution to inspire other Canadians to take similar action”. “The SunMine – Converting a Minesite to a Solar Field project was chosen after rigourous screening and research by Delta Management, with advice
from internal researchers and external advisors, and was among the Top 15 Projects selected from a large initial pool of well qualified nominees. “ A true collaboration, Michel DeSpot of the EcoSmart Foundation first approached the City of Kimberley and Teck Resources in 2008 about a partnership to build Western Canada’s first large-scale solar facility on a reclaimed mine site. In the heart of BC and with over 300 days of annual sunshine, Kimberley was a natural – and in 2011 76% of voters supported the City borrowing $2M towards the construction. Teck provided a reclaimed mining site, an existing substation, and $2M in support to the project, and with help from other funders, including $1M the Province’s Innovative Clean Energy Fund, the project commenced commercial operations in June 2015, becoming the first largescale grid-connected solar facility in Western Canada, the first in Canada to utilize solar tracking technology and the first solar facility built by a municipality, or on a reclaimed mine site. The 997 MWh of electricity generated by the SunMine in the first 12 months resulted in the avoidance of 604 tonnes of CO2, generated $195,730 in revenue for the City.
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Eastern Star provincial leaders visit East Kootenay MYR A FARQUHAR For the Bulletin
was installed, Worthy Grand Patron of the Grand Chapter of British Columbia & Yukon, at the same gathering. Together they chose a slate of officers, aims and themes. They are
In May 2016, Mernie Sutton was installed as the Worthy Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of British Columbia and Yukon. Her working partner, John Green,
now travelling through the province, hoping to visit each Chapter. Presently, they are touring through the East Kootenay. Their visits began in Revelstoke and Golden and on Tuesday, Sep-
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For the afternoon meeting, the officers were a combination of the two chapters. From Harmony #45 there were Worthy Matron, Ruby Rioux PM; Worthy Patron, Peter Mennie,PP; Associate Matron, Marnie Henne; Associate Patron, Alexander Marshall PP; Sec’y Marlyn Marshall, PM; Treasurer, Jan Livingstone, PM; Marshal Didi Stroud, PM; Organist, Myra Farquhar, PM, LM; and Adah, Barbara Craig, PM. From Jubilee #64, Cranbrook, there were Worthy Matron, Judi Pommier, PM; Worthy
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Patron, Fred Anderson, Associate Matron, Dale Watson, PM; Sec’y, Marnie Anderson, PM; Conductress, Roberta Richards, PM; Associate Conductress, Karen Baden; Chaplain, Alice Sang PM; Ruth, Lyalla Lancaster; Esther, Sanda Taylor, PM; Martha, Isobel Bradford; Electa, Dona Bannink; Warder, Audrey Tarr; Sentinel, Diane, Coxen, PM. Before official activities began, gifts were exchanged by the guests & presiders. Eileen Clark of Jubilee #64 was escorted to the East by Roberta Richards and was presented with her 50 year membership pin from WGM Sutton, on behalf of the Grand Chapter. The WGM announced that her Honour Station was that of the Associate Patron & represented all the brothers of the Order & all they do for us. She also acknowledged the work of the Stamp Convenors, Bessie Riemel & Myra Farquhar and presented all those mentioned with special momentos. With the two Worthy Matrons sharing their duties in the East, the official guests were greeted. WGM Mernie Sutton & WGP John Green were presented at the Altar, welcomed with this special greeting exemplifying their theme: ‘It’s about TIME!’ “Today we share a special time together. Let us have purpose spending it. Let us spend it so our time is valued by each of us and matters to all whose lives we touch.” They were escorted to the East, introduced and given the Grand honours. General Grand Chapter Committee Member, Stacey Jordan-Knox , Canadian Chair for Cancer was presented at the Altar, escorted to the East, introduced and given the Grand Honours. Past Grand Matrons, Eileen Palmieri and Carmen Pierce were presented at the Altar, escorted to the East, introduced and given the Grand Honours. Grand Officers for 2016-2017 present included Grand Lecturer, Carmen Pierce; Grand
Trustees, Kevin Howells & Wendy Riffel; Grand Marshal, Lee Hickson; Grand Adah, Darlene Power; Grand Ruth, JoAnne Knutilla; and Grand Martha, Alice Mathews were presented in the West, escorted to the East and given a hearty welcome. Grand Representatives, Diane Coxen, GR of N. Carolina in BC/ Yukon and Judy Chorney, GR of Kentucky in BC/Yukon were presented in the West by the Conductresses, escorted to the East and given a hearty welcome. Carol Young, WM from Golden #25 and Lee Hickson, WM from Kootenay #55 in Creston, were presented in the West, escorted East and given a hearty welcome. The Conductresses were thanked for their services. The members present who have over 50 years membership were welcomed from their seats. They included Alice Stang, Eileen Clark, Dale Watson, Ann Jenkins and Jubilee’s last Charter member, Rhoda Basaraba. The WGM thanked the Chapters for giving her the opportunity to inspect the books and financial statements and for all the curtesies they had received. She was delighted at the turnout, the welcomes at the Altar and the warmth of the members. She then introduced her Grand Lecturer, her sister, Carmen Pierce who gave the gathering a demo of the signs and passes of the Order. WGP Bro. John Green explained the Special Project for this year. Membership is the aim and sharing physical needs to do this is their desire. The WGM shared her special message and the meeting was closed in regular manner. Chats and goodies were enjoyed in the Lunch room. Members were reminded that September 24 is Eastern Star Day in BC. ‘Every second brings a fresh beginning. Every hour holds a new promise. Every night our dreams can bring hope and every day is what you choose to make it!’
LOCAL NEWS KRRG will welcome Community family this week Fall Fair this
From page 1 “We work hand in hand with the food bank, we try to help ever ybody. When anyone asks, I say I do care for all. I am a director of the Food Bank, we help people around the world through my Church, through KRRG I help bring people to safety. “When someone questions helping refugees, I am tempted to ask, what do you do? We believe in helping everyone. We have helped some locals in need.” “So much is placed on the refugee, fear of terrorism, fear of losing jobs, but people like this family really are the bravest of the brave,” said Moore. “And who’s to say that new refugees won’t start a business and provide employment. Fear does seem to be the essence of the doubts. But as Socrates said, ‘I am not an Athenian or a Greek. I am a citizen of the world’. We believe in thinking globally and acting locally. That comes from the UN.” “And it expands like a pebble in the water,” Hockley said. “I am my brother’s keeper.” The odds of a family being sponsored are staggering, said Moore. “Since we arrived here this evening one hour ago, 1,440 people in 125 countries have been newly dis-
placed. Of these 1,440, 1,150 or 80 per cent are women and children. Only eight of these people have a chance of being resettled based on the UN Refugee Agency statistics.” With the fundraising over, at least for this family, other KRRG team members will now assist with their integration into life in Kimberley. Not a lot is known about what part of Pakistan they are from originally. It is known that they speak Urdu. “Dave Hale went to the College to see if there are any students who speak Urdu and there are. A brother and sister are delighted to act as interpreters.” That kind of assistance, making friends and building partners in the community has been one of the most rewarding parts of the process. For instance, quite a few group members have received training from CBAL on how to tutor ESL students. Many of them have already begun working with ESL students in Kimberley. “Kimberley always comes forward when the need is there,” Hockley said. “We are feeling very satisfied,” Moore said. “And we don’t plan to stop. We will take a breath, reflect on how everything worked, and then hopefully sponsor other families in the
future. “It’s amazing how it brings us all together.” Some sobering statistics: There are 65.3 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, 21.3 million of them refugees. There are 10 million stateless people in the world, who have been denied a nationality and access to basic rights such as education, healthcare, employment and freedom of movement.. 54 per cent of the w orld’s refuge es come from just three countries, Somalia, Afghanistan and Syria. 33,972 people a day are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution. Unaccompanied or separated children in 78 countries – mainly Afghans, Eritreans, Syrians, and Somalis – lodged some 98,400 asylum applications in 2015. This was the highest number on record since UNHCR started collecting such data in 2006. Children below 18 years of age constituted about half of the refugee population in 2015, up from 41 per cent in 2009 and the same as in 2014. By end-2015, about 3.2 million people were waiting for a decision on their application for asylum.
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From Page 1 Middlebrook hopes for big crowds again this year. “The forecast is sunshine and warm temperatures, what more can you ask for? Prizes, shopping, food and cold drinks, while you are supporting community non-profits and everyone is having fun!” Fall Fair hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept 24, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday Sept 25.
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On the morning of Friday September 9, 2016 Burrito Grill experienced a small kitchen fire while cooking tortilla chips and opening restaurant. No one was hurt. The damage was limited to the kitchen and mostly affected the major kitchen equipment. Stove and Hood range. Burrito Grill will be closed for the next couple of weeks and hoping to reopen early October 2016. Fire Prevention week takes place October 9 -
October 15, 2016 this year. There will be a Fire Extinguisher Training program early in October sponsored by Kimberley Chamber. Contact 250- 427-3666 to register. “We thank all of our customers and friends for their support. We look forward to opening our front doors again and serving our customers as soon as possible. If you need fire extinguisher training, we hope to see you all there!” said Chantel Hack Burrito Grill owner.
PUBLIC CONSULTATION: PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN The City of Cranbrook is proposing to amend the City’s Official Community Plan. On September 12, 2016, City Council gave first reading to “City of Cranbrook Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 3872, 2016”.
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Gerald seeks fame and fortune “If a man does not kill himself doing some dumb-ass trick, he can be old for aeons and end up bored out of his tree, so …” Methuselah on his 969th birthday “Being foolish does the spirit good.” John Updike
any of my older friends are now dead. After serving in the army, navy or air force during World War 11 and surviving the bombing and thus thinking themselves immortal, they launched into the risky sports of rock climbing and tackling monstrous mountains but they still managed to survive and eventually to succumb to disease, dementia or over-whelming old age with someone wiping the drool off their chins as they attempted to recount their earlier deeds of derring do. My friend Gerry is not as old as my really old buddies now ought to be but he is beginning to rue the fact that, so far, he has no tales that might regale his relatives when, should that day arrive, they too will be forced into the drool dabbing. Then Gerry decided that he’d maybe climb Fisher Peak; that would be his first deed of derring-do. He’d had a go at climbing Fisher Peak years before but had
become distracted by the marmots in the basin below the shale slide. He’d dreaded that horrible loose slope and so had wandered off track with the camera his son Ralphie had given him and then it had grown late and he’d come down. Then, after his loving spouse Martha had climbed the mountain with a couple of her ditzy girl-friends, Gerry had reasoned that, if they could do it, any one could do it and, therefore, it wouldn’t be worth his efforts; he’d try something nobler. He’d eye-balled the Steeples and Teepee Mountain from the safety of the valley and then rounded up his buddy Harry and had a second go at Fisher. They’d nip up and down then go for a beer. Harry insisted on taking his old pick-up for that attempt but the rust-bucket had refused to get over a mean-looking bump in Peter the road and so the duo gone for an early beer Warland had or two. Gerry did better the next year with Tommy Dusack, who owned a four-by-four which easily surmounted the obstructions in the road but it still took an amazing amount of time for the duo to get to the marmot basin and there they ran out of steam. Tommy stormed the shale slide but fell over and cracked his knee, and they didn’t get much further that day. Gazing out over Kootenay Lake from
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Kimberley Aquatic Centre FREE PUBLIC SWIM: Wednesday, Dec 4, 5:006:00pm is sponsored by Grubstake Pizza. Kimberley Aquatic Centre FREE FAMILY SWIM: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6:00Page to 7 Wednesday, 21,Aug. 201631 6:300 7:00pm is sponsored by Grubstake Pizza.September Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by Heart Beet Bistro. Persons 18 years & younger must be accompanied by an adult.
What’s Up? Concerts, theatre heat up the fall FRIDAY, SEPT. 30 PIANO PIZZAZZ
NEW POETRY GROUP
Arne Sahlen presents Piano Pizzazz - the sequel! *Friday* September 30, 7:00 pm at Kimberley United Church near Centennial Park and Sunday October 2, *3:00* pm at Cranbrook United near Safeway. (Schedule shifts avoid overlap with events in both cities.) Admission is by donation.
Cranbrook & District Arts Council New Poetry Group will meet last Tuesday of each month from 7pm to 9pm at the Gallery, 1013 Baker Street, Cranbrook. Please call 250-426-4223 to sign up. Free to join.
SEPTEMBER 6-30 ARTS COUNCIL’S BACK TO THE BOOKS.
The September Exhibit running from September 6 to 30 in the Cranbrook and District Arts Council Gallery, at 1013 Baker Street, ‘Back to the Books’ is a mini-exhibit of local connections to things ‘bookish’. On display are original book illustrations from several local artists, a selection of excerpts from yearbooks on loan from the Columbia Basin Institute of History, a selection of stunning ‘altered books’ and several examples of the written word and more. Much of this work is in the Gallery for your viewing enjoyment and is not for sale. A reception for these artists and the public will be held on Saturday September 10th from 2 - ‘til 4 pm
WED. SEPT. 21 GOGO GRANNIES’ TRAVELOGUE
Travelogue with Gerry Warner: Little Bighorn, Yellowstone Park & Custer’s Last Stand. Tour Idaho, Montana and Wyoming — a road trip you might want to take yourself! Enjoy photos of rainforests, deserts, snowy mountain passes and the wide rolling prairie. Join us in the Lecture Theatre at the College of the Rockies, 7 p.m. Admission by donation to the Cranbrook GoGo Grannys in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24 GOD IS A SCOTTISH DRAG QUEEN KEY CITY THEATRE
Based on the character created by threetime Canadian Comedy Award Nominee Mike Delamont and Jacob Richmond for the hit cult cabaret Atomic Vaudeville, God is a Scottish Drag Queen has gone on to become an international sensation.
SAT. OCT. 1 HARVEST TEA
Harvest Tea Oct 1 at Centennial Center from 1 to 4pm cost $2.00/person. There will be live music. For sale : baking, canning, preserves, garden produce, and a craft table. Also a silent auction on several baskets full of goodies. A door prize will be given out. In addition, a chili lunch will be offered for $5.00. Everyone is welcome to enjoy an afternoon of fun.
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RUN TIL KIMBERLEY END OF APRIL - FIRST STOP FOR SUMMER - THEN RESTART SEPT.6TH SATURDAY Cantabelles, an all-female singing group, BARRY COULTER PHOTO Celebrate Oktobermeets Mondays 7-9pm. Join us and learn how sing with and 4part Kelsey Thompson (Lucy) and Tracy McGuire (Vivian); the two key roles in fest.to New for2, 3Oktoberharmonies. Contact: Sue Trombley, 250Cranbrook Community Theatre’s upcoming production of Lucy. fest; Harvest Rugby tour426-0808 or firstname.lastname@example.org
UN-BE-LEAFABLE ART WITH HEIDI BROOKES
At the Gallery: 1013 Baker St. Sept 27 7pm9pm. Sept 29 7pm-9pm Please call CDAC office for more info: 250-4264223 or Email: cdac@ shaw.ca
SAT. SEPTEMBER 24 LIVE FROM STUDIO 64 ANDREA PETRITY TRIO
Andrea on piano with bassist Stephano Valdo and drummer Robin Tufts are sure to be a wonderful start to the Fall Jazz and Blues series.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25 NOAH DERKSEN AT THE PRESTIGE
Noah Derksen, a Vancouver-based singer-songwriter, is coming through Cranbrook on an album release tour. Derksen is playing at the West Coast Grill in the Prestige Rocky Mountain Hotel in Cranbrook, Sunday, Sept. 25, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25 MAYOOK RURAL HOUSE CONCERT SERIES
Performers from across Canada / USA. New Customs from Manitoba. Whow starts 7:30pm. tkts: $20.00 at the door
WED. SEPT. 28 TRI-CONTINENTAL KEY CITY THEATRE
Tri-Continental is a collaboration that fuses the talents of three wonderful guitar-players, singers and songwriters from Toronto, Canada: Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau and Madagascar Slim. There are no musical boundaries present in this one-of-a-kind blues/folk/world music mélange. Tri-Continental presents a truly unique - and critically acclaimed - sound that is a great success in terms of soulfulness and presence, intensity and atmosphere. All three players have been nominated for Canada’s Juno award for their previous work.
WED. SEPT. 28 TO SUN. OCT 2 LIBRARY BOOK SALE
The Book Sale of the Cranbrook Public Library Friends and the Sunrise Rotary will be held in the Ktunaxa Gym. Wednesday is for Friends’ members and a
membership can be purchased at the door for $10. Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 am to 3 p.m. Sunday (Bag Sale) 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Fill your Friends/Library bag for $5, or pay $10, receive a bag and fill it up (on Sunday only). Only these bags can be used. Donations of books (except encyclopedias), DVDs, CDs, and videos would be greatly appreciated. Please bring to the circulation desk in the Library.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30 GOLF BALL DROP
The Cranbrook Hub for Refugees is sponsoring a fundraiser called the Golf Ball Drop, that takes place on September 30 at 4 p.m. At Mission Hills Golf Course. We are looking to sponsor a second refugee family. Numbered golf balls will be dropped by helicopter on a target at Mission Hills Golf Course. The numbered ball closest to the target will win $1,000. The tickets are $10. Tickets can be purchased at Mission Hills, or from a Cranbrook Hub For Refugees volunteer.
IN THE PLATZL:
Harvest beer gardens featuring 4 different craft beers German music with European Cuts Entertainment begins with the Kids parade at 11:30 and Music until 9pm Beer Brats and Pretzels at 5pm Amazing suds race at 6:30pm with Prizes Concert with the Hollers at 7pm Barbecue at the Elks at 8pm Rocktoberfest at the Elks at 9pm Dance to the Mile High Club
FREE WORKSHOPS AND DEMO’S
‘Drop by and Try’ workshop with Tony Austin of Dragons Rest Forge and Working Studio. In the Platzl from 12:30 until 3:30 pm for those 14 and older. To join Tony making a metal flower please pre register at Centre 64 (250-427-4919) limited numbers. Try your hand at Gold Panning from 12 -3:30 pm in the Platzl. Geologist Jason JacobsE K Chamber of Mines President will be on hand to give some tips on placer mining!
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UPCOMING The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council would like to invite you to attend our Open House Series in your community. This is an opportunity for us to inform the public about our ongoing efforts in the area, collect feedback from the community, and thank those who are helping us stop the spread of invasive species in our community. Between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm from September 22nd – 30th, 2016 the staff from EKISC will be hosting an open house in the following cities: • Sept 22 - KIMBERLEY Centennial Hall: 100 4th Ave. • Sept 23 - INVERMERE - Lake Windermere Community Hall: 709 10th St. • Sept 27 - CANAL FLATS - Community Hall: 8911 Dunn St. • Sept 29 - CRANBROOK - Manual Training Center: 1212 2nd St. N. Harvest Tea Oct 1 at Centennial Center from 1 to 4pm cost $2.00/ person. There will be live music. For sale : baking, canning, preserves, garden produce, and a craft table. Also a silent auction on several baskets full of goodies. A door prize will be given out. In addition, a chili lunch will be offered for $5.00. Everyone is welcome to enjoy an afternoon of fun. Telus Community Ambassadors Fall Artisan Market & Bake Sale. Oct. 1, 2016. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 44 11th Ave. S. Cranbrook Local volunteers, Ann Remnant and Sjeng Derkx, will be touring Kootenay-Columbia to hear from residents on electoral reform. The feedback they receive will be sent to the Special Committee on Electoral Reform, ERRE, which wants to hear from Canadians on a new voting system for Canada. Sat. Oct. 1 Kimberley, 1-2:30 p.m. Public Library, 115 Spokane St (2nd flr). Sun. Oct. 2 Cranbrook, 3-4:30pm Public Library 1212 2nd Street North ONGOING Parkinson’s Support Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2:00 pm at the Heritage Inn. (no meeting in December) Know that You Are Not Alone and come join us. We welcome you and your carepartner. For more info call Linda at 250-489-4252. Cranbrook Phoenix Toastmasters meet every Thursday, noon -1:00 Heritage Inn. Toastmasters teaches communication & leadership skills. Roberta 250-489-0174. 1911.toastmastersclubs.org. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24; Friday Meat Draw: 4:30-6:30, Saturday Meat Draw: 3:30-5:30. Canadian Cancer Society- if you have spare time and would like to volunteer, interested applicants can call 250-426-8916, drop by our office at #19-9th Avenue S, Cranbrook or go to www. cancervolunteer.ca and register as a volunteer. Mark Creek Lions meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at the Kimbrook. Supper 6:15-6:45, meeting 7:00-8:00pm. Contact Larry 250-4275612 or Bev 250-427-7722. New members welcome – men & ladies! The Cellar Thrift Store Open Mon. to Sat., noon to 4:30 p.m. Our revenues support local programs and outreach programs of Cranbrook United Church. Baker Lane Entry at 2 – 12th Ave. S. Cranbrook, B. C. Donations of new or gently used items welcome. The Chateau Kimberley Art Gallery is featuring the art of Karen Arrowsmith, Mary Ann Bidder, Joseph Cross, John de Jong, Lynne Grillmair, Ann Holtby Jones, Teresa Knight, Jeanie Miller, Jeanette Oostlander, Jean Pederson, Darlene Purnell and Marianne Rennick. The Gallery at 78 Howard St. is open 9-7 daily until October 15th, 2016. BINGO at the Kimberley Elks – Mondays, 6:30 start. All welcome. The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation invites anyone expecting bone and joint surgery to make contact with local volunteers for peer support. 1-800-461-3639 ext 4, and ask for Lauralee. Al-Anon Family Group meets weekly. Monday at 7-8 pm at Marysville Community Church. (730 302 st.) The only requirement for membership is that there may be a problem of alcoholism in a relative or friend. For further information call Susan 250-427-0212 or email email@example.com Thursdays from 5:00 to 6:00 pm; Focus Meat Draw at the Elks Club, Kimberley. Proceeds to Emergency Funds and non-profit organizations. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) non profit weight loss support group meets EVERY Thursday at 5:00 pm, at Sr Citizen’s Centre, (downstairs) 125 17th Ave S, Cranbrook. Drop in, have fun while losing weight gradually. This Chapter has won an annual B.C. Provincial Award for “Best Avg Weight Loss Per Member”. Info: Marie 250 417 2642 Bibles For Missions Thrift Store, 824 Kootenay St. N., Cranbrook serving our community to benefit others - at home and abroad. We turn your donations into helping dollars! Open Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Phone 778-520-1981. The Friends of the Kimberley Public Library used book store in Marysville is open Wed to Sat; 10:30 to 3:30 & Sunday 1:00 to 4:00. Noon every Wednesday, downtown United Church & Centre for Peace, the bells will call you to a time of calm. This is NOT church, rather it is a time to gather in a circle in a welcoming and harmonious space to practice the way of Taize. 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Liberals to pour $500m into rental housing units Jeff Nagel
The BC Liberals are pledging to finance 2,900 new housing units through a new $500 million commitment to housing initiatives.
Few details have been provided, but Housing Minister Rich Coleman said the goal is to have new projects approved by the end of March and built over
the next two to three years. That surge of housing into the rental market – billed as the largest in B.C.’s history – will “change a whole bunch
of dynamics,” Coleman predicted. Most of the units are to be affordable housing, built in partnership with non-profits, local governments, other or-
ganizations and the private sector. The mix of units promised would provide homes for a wide range of residents, including seniors, students, First Nations,
youth aging out of care, developmentally disabled adults and women fleeing abuse. The B.C. government on Aug. 1 began charging foreign buyers
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of Metro Vancouver real estate a 15 per cent property transfer tax, which is currently forecast to generate $165 million in new revenue that will partly go to new housing. Last week, the quarterly financial update revealed the province now has a nearly $2-billion surplus. “We’ve got a large surplus this year so we are able to afford to do this,” Premier Christy Clark told reporters Monday at the announcement in Burnaby. Property transfer tax revenue has surged with what has been a whitehot housing market, at least up until the new tax kicked in. PTT revenue is now forecast at $2.1 billion for 2016, an increase of $965 million from what had been budgeted. The extra $500 million for housing is on top of $355 million over five years the province already has budgeted for 2,000 new units. Clark said the housing fund is one of the “pieces of the puzzle” in improving housing affordability on top of government actions such as the foreign buyers’ tax, a new luxury tax on the most expensive homes and cracking down on shady practices in the real estate business. Other levels of government have to step up as well, she said. “The federal government has to do its bit,” Clark said. “They have to make sure dirty money isn’t finding a way into our country. They also have to make sure they’re making land available for development and incenting through the tax system more rentals.” Clark said the biggest role falls to local municipalities that have the power to zone land specifically for affordable housing. “Local mayors and councils have to be part of the solution because we can’t do the zoning for them.” NDP leader John Horgan denounced the Liberal housing promise as a “vague” and belated response to a crisis they have done nothing to prevent. “They ignored this issue for a decade,” Horgan said. “They just started talking about affordability when they couldn’t avoid it any more.”
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Province grants Baldy Ridge extension at Elkview mine For the Townsman
Issuance of an environmental assessment certificate to Teck Coal Limited for the Baldy Ridge extension project today means greater economic opportunity for southeast British Columbia. The Baldy Ridge project is an extension of the current Teck Elkview operations open-pit coal mine. The project will mine approximately 153 million metric tonnes of clean coal and will extend the overall life of the Elkview mine by about 23 years, until 2045. “The Baldy Ridge expansion project is an important economic development for East Kootenay,” said Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett. “The jobs and business opportunities supported by Teck’s current Elkview operations will be sustained by work expansion to the extension project over
the next three decades after the end of mining in the currently active areas.” The project is expected to create the following employment opportunities: • Approximately 1,652 person-years of direct on-site employment over the six-year construction period. • Approximately
4,043 person-years of total employment in B.C. in the Crowsnest Pass over the six-year construction period. • Approximately 31,304 person-years of direct on-site employment over the 29-year operations period. • Between 10 and 20 direct positions during the closure and reclamation stage.
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Luke Pierce may only be in his second season as the head coach of the Kootenay Ice, but he is determined to not let past experience shape his team. After a disappointing end to the preseason this past weekend, where the team lost both their exhibition contests in Crowsnest Pass, AB, Pierce has made it clear that no one’s place is safe, no matter how long they’ve been in the league. “Normally you have everything set [but we’ve still] got five lines of guys up front and nine defencemen, so I can’t tell you who [is on] our opening day lineup yet,” Pierce said. “The competition continues [and] we’ll see how practice goes and put the guys that give us the best chance to win in the lineup on Friday.” While Pierce found some consolation in the team’s 0-5 preseason, saying he was impressed by the resiliency of some the younger players and that, at the very least, it “prevents you from being over confident”, he’s been disappointed with the preparedness of a few of the older players. “We need some of our veteran players to be much better and lead the way,” Pierce said.
“For the most part, our young guys have done a real good job of staying around and hanging in there. I think [that makes the] focus really shift to your veteran players. We’ll see who can establish themselves.” Pierce suggested that while veteran players may not have fully transitioned into ‘season mode’ quite yet, time is running out if they want to make sure they’ll spend the rest of the year in the WHL. “Some of our veteran players need to start finding their groove,” he explained, saying that Jason Wenzel, a defenceman who was released from the team over the weekend after spending 57 games with the Ice last season, “just wasn’t there”. “Some of our younger guys maybe passed [Wenzel]. We need to see some [more players] start to separate.” Although the door is clearly open for new names to rise and old ones to fall before the ink dries on the opening night scorecard, there are a couple players Pierce likely wouldn’t mind putting down in permanent marker. “Payton Lee will start Friday night,” Pierce said confidently on their
goaltending situation. “He’s a 20 year old guy [and] we’re going into a tough building and he’s earned that, there’s no question.”
“We need some of our veteran players to be much better and lead the way.” Luke Pierce The other two [goalies] have played better as of late,” he added, however. “Declan [Hobbs] is the best we’ve seen him since camp started, so that’s encouraging for us. I think again, that competition is going to play into it [and] at the end of the day, the right guy will probably separate a little bit.” The other name that Pierce hinted will likely be on his opening lineup is Zak Zbrovsky, but his position isn’t guaranteed either. Unlike his teammates however, his
conflict is with a higher league. Zbrovsky has been spending the week at the Traverse City Prospects Tournament with the New York Rangers of the NHL and his immediate return to Cranbrook is therefore not guaranteed, although likely. Pierce said he spoke to Zbrovsky after his first game in Traverse City, and hopes that if he is back with the Ice this season, he’ll continue to be the leader he was for them last season “He wasn’t real happy with the way he played [in that first game with the Rangers] so I hope he plays better there and can come back feeling good,” Pierce said. “Even if he struggles a little bit [though], that just adds motivation for him wanting to get off to a real good start [with the Ice].” Although the Ice are in a bit of a lull this week, as far as games go, with preseason over and the regular season not quite here, the stakes have never been higher. The remaining 28 players on this squad still all have a chance to impress during practice to see who will don a Kootenay Ice sweater for the season opener in Calgary, on Friday night.
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FROM PAGE 7 THURS. OCTOBER 6 THE ROCKIES FILM SERIES & FESTIVAL KEY CITY THEATRE
7 p.m. Welcome to our 20th season for the Rockies Film Series and Festival! It is going to be a great year for a variety of reasons! One important reason is we are returning the film series and the festival to the Key City Theatre for the 2016-2017 year. Our First Film is Captain Fantastic starring Viggo Mortenson, is a story about a father raising his six children in what many would consider an alternative lifestyle. When tragedy strikes, Viggo’s character is forced to bring the children to civilization which forces him to challenge his own beliefs. Sponsored by East Kootenay Community Credit Union. Save the Date.....Tickets will be sold at the Key City Theatre and will be on sale soon!
OCT. 7 TO 15, 19 TO 22 CRANBROOK COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS LUCY
Filled with symbolism and emotion, “Lucy” tells the story of a family divided when it comes to raising a daughter with autism. The play runs October 7th, 8th, 12th to the 15th, and 19th to the 22nd at the Studio Stage Door. Tickets are $15 for members, $18 for non-members with a $10 student night on October 12th (ID needed). Tickets can be purchased in advance at Lotus Books or day-of at the Stage Door.
SUNDAY, OCT. 9 CHASING THE COLOURS
10 a.m. Dennis Bathory (403-651-5061). Meet at the Nordic Trails parking lot for a 3.5 – 4 hour easy-moderate hike to Dipper Lake and the Viewpoint & Shannon Trail. Bring a snack & water.
BALLETS JAZZ DE MONTREAL WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12
An internationally renowned repertory company, BJM has continued to grow with all the energy and spirit of exploration for which it has been known since its birth in 1972. While preserving the essence of the company, BJM works today with some of the most prestigious figures in the world of dance and ballet. 7:30 p.m., Key City Theatre.
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NEWS HOROSCOPES by Jacqueline Bigar
ARIES (March 21-April 19) Conversations open up more -- not just because of your efforts, but also because someone finally decides to let you in. The importance of endurance has never been more apparent. Follow your instincts, despite some negativity. Tonight: Don’t interfere with a friend’s self-expression. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Be more in touch with your needs. Your drive to find a solution will be remarkable to an observer. A friend shares more about his or her long-term aspirations. You might wonder if you play a part in this person’s plans. Don’t make assumptions. Tonight: Do some shopping. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Your energy and magnetism soar. Others feel compelled to say “yes” to you. Use this moment to push ahead and make progress with a key desire or wish. What appears to be a dream could become a reality, as long as you don’t feed into
any negativity. Tonight: Trust your gut. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Know when to talk and when to listen. Fatigue surrounds a project that seems boring and/ or endless. Take a break, go off and do something that invigorates you. Opt to take some time off. In the long run, this is likely to increase your productivity. Tonight: Do something just for you. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You could be exhausted by all the activity going on around you. You might not know which direction to head in. Perhaps it is time to think about pursuing a long-term desire. Refuse to accept “no” as an answer from a child or loved one. Tonight: Where the action is. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Listen to news openly. You might need to spend more money on an item than you originally had anticipated. Use care around a family member who tends to rain on your parade; don’t let his or her attitude get to you. Tonight: Count on being up late.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) A new kind of energy emanates from you, and it appears to have positive results. A neighbor or sibling continues to be negative. Ignore this person’s attitude; soon enough, you will elicit a positive reaction from him or her. Tonight: Break past an emotional barrier. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Choose to relate to others on a one-on-one level. Opportunities seem to appear from out of nowhere. Optimism surrounds a relationship and a new beginning. At first, you might be hesitant to express what you need. Don’t hold back. Tonight: Dinner at a cozy spot. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Negativity is likely to throw your ideas and actions into a place where they can easily be sabotaged. Be aware of how you might be jinxing yourself. Allow a friend’s perspective to seep into yours and help you get past this pattern. Tonight: Be flattered by an exciting invitation. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Pace yourself, and allow greater give-and-take with those who
are a part of your daily life. Don’t allow a sense of negativity to take over. Understand what you are concerned about. Analyze the pros and cons of this attitude. Tonight: Do what you must first. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Allow your creativity to take over. Sometimes being overly realistic and/or grim simply does not work. You can count on a friend becoming more apparent than ever. Let this person know how much you appreciate his or her loyalty. Tonight: Relish the company around you. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Tension soars, especially if you become overly analytical. Others won’t appreciate you pulling apart their dreams or wishes. Trust and belief will carry someone to the finish line. Witness the power of a close friend’s will. Tonight: Stay close to home if you can. BORN TODAY Singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen (1934), actor Bill Murray (1950), author Stephen King (1947)
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The Dirtbag Festival is stoked to present this screening of the annual collection of the world’s best climbing and adventure films. Reel Rock 11 is the annual highlight of the international climbing community and features 5 epic adventure films from around the globe. The screening will be held at 7:00 on Saturday November 19, 2016 at the Kimberley Conference Center. Doors open at 6:00, Tickets are available online for $12 through www.dirtbagfestival.com or eventbrite.ca. They can also be purchased at the door for $15 (if there are any left).
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DEAR ANNIE by Annie Lane
DIRECT CONTACT Dear Annie: My husband is a salesman and is constantly working, regardless of time of day or whether we’re on vacation. He wears a Bluetooth earpiece, so I can never tell whether he is on the phone. And regardless of whether he’s on a phone call, he is always engaged in his email. If I ask him a question, he will usually answer but rarely look up and make eye contact. I worry this sets a bad precedent for our children. I wish he could disconnect and focus on our family when he is home. I’ve read many studies that discuss the importance of engaging directly with children, and I fear that’s he not able to effectively connect. I also am skeptical he’s always working and think he may secretly be listening to music or podcasts, checking fantasy football results, etc. I understand that we all need a distraction on occasion, but it is unacceptable to do this around our kids. And I would appreciate it if he didn’t do this around me. When I ask him to limit his attachment to his phone and email around the kids, he tells me he has to work. Is there a better way for me to approach him? -- Crackberry Wife Dear Crackberry: Let’s start with a silver lining: If your husband is able to spend time with the kids during work, that’s a big plus. Many salesmen travel all week and rarely see their children. Ask your husband to spend 30 or 60 minutes with the children every day, during which he unplugs and connects. He may eat a meal with them, help with homework or play a sport or a board game. You’re correct that children do best with undivided attention, but it’s also great that they can learn from your husband’s work ethic. A lot of time with work and a little time with the kids will go a long way for everyone and still allow your husband to peek at his fantasy football results on occasion. Dear Annie: My sister “Clarabel” lives on the West Coast, and I live in the middle of the heartland about 10 minutes from our mom. My mom and Clarabel go back and forth between getting along and not speaking to each other. The problem is they try to use me as a messenger. When I visit my mom, she’ll go on and on about why she is angry with Clarabel. I tell my mom that I want to spend our time visiting and talking about other things and she needs to talk to Clarabel on her own, that I am not relaying the message. Despite my repeated attempts to change the subject, my mother continues to rant. I cut my visits short. When Clarabel calls, she wants to know what Mom said about her. I tell Clarabel that she needs to call Mom and talk to her. I feel that if I shared what the other says, I’d be adding to the drama and being used. Clarabel gets upset with me and says I should tell her. Annie, am I wrong for wanting to stay out of their fights? -- In the Middle Dear Middle: You are so smart to stay out of the middle of their fights, and they shouldn’t be trying to put you there in the first place. Point out to your mom that because of her ranting and complaining about your sister, you are cutting your visits short. Say that in effect, she is distancing herself from both of her children. No one wants to be around someone who is complaining about another person, especially when it comes to loved ones. Point out to them that the constant fighting is taking a toll on you and your whole family as a unit. If they keep up their kvetching, at least try to distance yourself emotionally from it so it doesn’t bring you down. Send your questions for Annie Lane to email@example.com. To find out more about Annie Lane and read features by other Creators Syndicate columnists and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com. COPYRIGHT 2016 CREATORS.COM
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Andrew was called home to be with the Lord surrounded by the love of his family and friends on Sunday, September 18, 2016. Andrew was born on February 28, 1952 in Den Hauge, Holland. He married the love of his life Dawn Tower on June 22, 1985. Andrew practiced social work for over 30 years and moved with his wife to the Kootenays in 1990. Andrew loved his wife and daughters beyond measure. He also loved animals and had a variety of pets over the years, Border Collies being his utmost favourite pet. Andrew is survived by his 7 siblings Adriana (Dirk) Van Torgeren, Gina Blake, Peter (Tina) Boon, Jim (Barb) Boon, Martin (Bev) Boon, Helen Boon and Ken (Arlene) Boon; his wife Dawn; children Michelle (Billy) Adams, Nicole (Dale) Boon and 2 grandchildren Wyatt and Tristan Adams. He was predeceased by his mother Helena in 2006 and his father Jacobus in March 2016. A visitation for Andrew will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church in Cranbrook on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. His service will follow at 11:00 am with a reception to follow. Andrew will be interred in the Fort Steele Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service. Condolences for the family can be offered at: www.mcphersonfh.com
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Open fires to be permitted in parts of southeast B.C. CASTLEGAR - Effective at noon PDT on Sept. 20, 2016, Category 2 open fires will once again be permitted throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, due to a decreased risk of wildfire in the region. At the same time, Category 3 open fires will once again be permitted in the Columbia Fire Zone. However, Category 3 open fires will remain prohibited in the Arrow Fire Zone, Boundary Fire Zone, Cranbrook Fire Zone, Invermere Fire Zone and Kootenay Lake Fire Zone. Category 2 burning allows for up to two concurrently burning piles no larger than two metres high by three metres wide, or the burning of stubble or grass over an area of less than 0.2 hectares. Category 2 open burning also allows for the use of fireworks, burn barrels, exploding binary targets and sky lanterns. Category 3 open fires include: â€˘ fires that are larger than two metres high by three metres wide â€˘ the burning of stubble or grass over an area greater than 0.2 hectares â€˘ the burning of three or more fires concurrently (with individual burn piles no larger than two metres high by three metres wide) â€˘ one or more burning windrows Anyone wishing to light a Category 3 open fire must obtain a burn registration number ahead of time by calling 1 888 797-1717 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. To learn more about open burning categories, fire bans and fire restrictions, please visit: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status/fire-bans-and-restrictions The BC Wildfire Service is asking people to take the following precautions with any permitted outdoor burning: â€˘ Ensure that enough people, water and tools are on hand to control the fire and to prevent it escaping. â€˘ Do not burn in windy conditions. The weather can change quickly and the wind may carry embers to other combustible material and start new fires. â€˘ Create a fireguard around the planned fire site by clearing away twigs, grass, leaves and other combustible material. â€˘ Never leave a fire unattended. â€˘ Make sure that your fire is fully extinguished and the ashes are cold to the touch before you leave the area for any length of time.
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Gord Bamford taking the stage at Key City Theatre Submit ted
Gord Bamford’s seventh studio album “Tin Roof” was the winner of one of Canada’s most coveted awards recently, that being, Country Album of the Year. The album “Tin Roof” follows the Juno Nominated “Country Junkie” album and its #1 Billboard hit song, “When your Lips are so Close.” Other memorable Bamford hits include, the very catchy “Breakfast Beer”, “Postcard From Pasadena”, “Is it Friday Yet?”, “Leaning on a
Gord Bamford Lonesome Song”, Drinkin’ Buddy”, and “Must be a Woman”. Bamford stands as one of the most decorated artists in Canadian country music with an
impressive 24 CCMA awards to his credit, multi Juno nominations, and the only two time winner in Canada, of the CMA Global Country Artist award. It’s Bamford’s distinctive sound and songwriting ability though that really defines him as one of country music’s best neotraditional artists, and like so many others that have come before him, Bamford is not an overnight success. He has spent the better part of the last 20 years honing his craft,
Province doles out Fernie tourism funding For the Townsman
As B.C. experiences some of its strongest tourism growth in years, with a record number of international visitors during the first half of the year, Fernie is receiving $303,127 from the Province’s Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) to support its tourism industry. “RMI funding plays an important role in supporting communities like Fernie as they welcome visitors from throughout our country and around the world,” said Bill Bennett, Koote-
nay-East MLA. “I’m glad to see the continuation of the RMI program this year as we are seeing more and more tourists frequenting the Elk Valley.” Through the Province’s RMI, Fernie has received a total of $3,140,650 since 2009 in funding toward projects including (but not limited to): recreation trail development, cultural and heritage tourism events and festivals, museum and information centre improvements, downtown beatification, boat launch reconstruction, visitor signage and a winter ski shuttle.
working to get where he is today. His humble, likable approach is what continues to draw legions of both new and old fans to his concerts. But it’s his music that keeps them loyal. Gord
Bamford has the amazing ability to evolve, sense where his fans want to go, and take us all along with him. Bamford brings his B.C. fall tour to Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre
on November 16 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available now at the Key City Theatre box office, or by calling 250-426-7006, or online at www.key citytheatre.com. All seats are reserved and priced at
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#77 1401 Willowbrook Dr
4965 Silver Spring Drive
40-2424 Ind Road 2
Sold! Serene and peaceful. This cozy Log home on 98.25 acres is just minutes from the City Limits. 2413745
1732 8th Street N
Come and enjoy the fantastic views from this 3 bdrm, 4 bath home set high above the road!. 2414892
Spacious rancher in the gated community of Willowbrook Estates. Sit back and relax in this 2bdrm, 2bath low maintenance home. 2414896
Beautiful 2+2 bed, 3 bath home on over 5 acres is located in a quiet neighborhood, minutes outside of town. 2411748
Bright and spacious 2007 Modular home. 2 bdrm, 2 bath, open concept with central air and a new sun deck. 2415448.
400 22nd Avenue N
Lot 2 Lum Lane
190 The Whins
2535 13th Street S
Come and build your dream home in amongst one of the most scenic areas of the Kootenays and Fort Steele valley. 5.04 acre parcel with drilled well. 2415445.
Breathtaking views of Fisher Peak from this executive home on Wildstone Golf Course. 2412745
Completely updated home on 5 acres with an in-law suite! 2412746
Sold! Central Location! On a double lot with a single car detached garage! This 3 bedroom, 1 bath home offers great living space. 2415255.
Well maintained 5 bdrm, 4 bath split level home, with spacious living room, bright kitchen a perfect family home. 2415074
Published on Oct 6, 2016