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March 6, 2012

Last winter, when Royal LePage Rose Country Realty sales associate Don Forestier came up with the idea of co-coordinating a

News Features

Meet some of the real estate personnel who may ring your doorbell this Thursday!

Camrose Senior Society searches for answers . . . 4 New transmission line costs will be shared by users . . . . . . . 10

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Augustana students receive help from the community . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

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Shaw enjoys the Camrose Spring Classic Pro Rodeo. . . . . 27

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city-wide realtors’ drive for the Camrose Food Bank he wasn’t anticipating the level of cooperation and participation. He could never have predicted the extreme success of the initiative. He certainly wasn’t thinking of this idea gravitating into an annual endeavour!

On Thursday, March 8, between 5:30-7:30 pm, Camrose realtors will be working for the good of those less fortunate in our prized community. With the city mapped out into dozens of zones, approximately thirty sales representatives from Royal Lepage, Central Agencies Inc., Re/Max, Coldwell Banker Battle River Realty and Swan City Realty will be joining forces to canvas the city, seeking donations for the local food bank. Joining the contingent of realtors, will be a multitude of family members and additional management and staff from the participating businesses. According to Don Forestier, “I think we will easily surpass the truckloads of food we brought in last year. We’ve already got realtors using Facebook to promote the event. I know of a realtor who puts out signs to remind people in his assigned territory that he’ll be back later seeking a food donation. With the amount of coverage we’re getting, I’d be willing to bet there will be bags of food on doorsteps or door-knobs, as people anticipate our visit.” If you want to assist by becoming a canvasser for this drive, contact any local real estate office. If you want to make a non-perishable food donation but will not be home Thursday evening, call any Camrose real estate office and a pick-up at your home or office will be arranged.

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A bylaw authorizing the 2012 City Center Camrose Business Revitalization Zone tax, Business Revitalization Zone business tax rate, supplementary Business Revitalization Zone assessment and supplementary Business Revitalization Zone tax was given three readings by City council at its Feb. 27 meeting. The 2012 levy will raise $65,000 for City Center Camrose operations. Section 18 of the Business Revitalization Zone regulation directs council to pass a BRZ tax rate sufficient to raise the amount the City Center Camrose BRZ board will receive from the City as set out in the board's approved budget. Assessments are based on the floor space occupied for the purpose of the business and the dollar rate per unit of floor space. The number of businesses that will pay the levy in 2012 is 266. Letters were mailed to City Center Camrose businesses on Feb. 14 notifying them of the proposed tax rate bylaw. The City Center Camrose Business Revitalization Zone is bounded by 45 Street and 46 Street on the east, 53 Street on the west, Highway 13 (48 Avenue) on the south, and the CP Railway on the north.

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Senior Centre Society looking for answers By Dan Jensen

Count the Camrose Senior Society among the parties that have a strong interest in knowing what City council has in mind for Mirror Lake Centre. "We would dearly love to be there for a long time," said Senior Centre Society president Wilf Maertens-Poole in a presentation to Camrose City council Feb. 27. Senior Centre Society treasurer Rose Snopek told council a decision on the future of the Centre is needed soon so that plans can be put into place for the future. "We need some direction from council. Are we staying there? Are we part of the new City Hall? Are we going to have to look at a new building all by ourselves?" Maertens-Poole said the Senior Centre Society is trying to determine whether it should invest in the Mirror Lake Centre long term or in the short term, or whether it should put its money into a new facility.

"The single most important facility at Mirror Lake Centre is, of course, the auditorium. "The auditorium is important not only for our clubs but the events that they put on." "Every club that uses it really enjoys it." The City of Camrose has been using the lower level of the Mirror Lake Centre for its engineering and planning departments since the discovery of mould in its main building on 50 Avenue three years ago. Major changes

The Camrose Senior Centre Society operates with 17 – soon to be 18 – clubs, a board of four elected persons that meets ten times a year, and a bookkeeper who works on a contractual basis one day per month. "Our lease is two years plus one so it expires in 2013," said Maertens-Poole. "We can't rent or sublet any of our rooms without violating our lease with the City." Senior Centre Society clubs

pay a monthly fee of $2.50 per person per visit, for a total of $45,640 per year. "We rely on peer pressure at our meetings to make this work and it works very well," said Maertens-Poole. Senior Centre Society membership has grown from 185 in 2007 to 274 as of February 21, reaching a peak of 337 in 2011. Over that same period of time the debt has dropped from a little more than $270,000 (Sept. 19, 2007) to $121,538. "We took it upon ourselves that this debt must be paid to the City of Camrose and the debt has been reduced significantly," said Maertens-Poole. While the debt has gone down, the amount the Senior Centre Society has accumulated in reserves has increased to the point that they now total $94,860.57. Income and expenditures for 2011 totalled $58,000 and $27,000 respectively. Senior Centre Society secre-

tary Iris Baker told council that the Camrose Wildrose Dance Club holds meetings at the Mirror Lake Centre every month of the year, drawing, on average, 150 to 200 dancers from all over Alberta and Saskatchewan. "Last week we were down in Las Vegas and there were at least 30 people there who come to our dances," said Baker. "So many of them tell us what a beautiful facility we have, and that they just love coming here to dance. When they come here most of them stay overnight in our hotels, eat in our restaurants and shop in our stores." Matter of patience

Camrose City manager Damian Herle told the delegation there are no easy answers to their questions at this time. "It (the City Hall facility) has been designated as a 1a/1b capital project for the City this year, so it is a matter of some patience in terms of the process. "We have some homework

to do ourselves in terms of those questions." Councillor Gerry Galenza gave assurances that no matter what happens with the Mirror Lake Centre the Senior Centre Society will not be forgotten "You are a very important part of the community." Councillor Max Lindstrand commended the Senior Centre Society executive on the work it has done the past few years, "These guys have done such a remarkable job of organizing this, as we have seen in the report tonight. This is a totally good news story. I would just like to remind everyone that up until a few years ago the seniors were applying for and receiving CDSS funding as well. These financial statements are over and above that." Councillor Brandon Blatz expressed the hope that council can make a decision on the new City Hall and Mirror Lake Centre sooner rather than later.

Police crack down on distracted drivers By Dan Jensen

Stand up to bullies, says Olson Attorney General Verlyn Olson spoke to students at Ecole Sifton School on bullying. By Dan Jensen

Attorney General Verlyn Olson encouraged students at Ecole Sifton School to take a stand against bullying during the National Pink Shirt Day celebration Feb. 29. "Sometimes you can be unkind to somebody not by saying mean things to them or doing bad things to them," said Olson, the MLA for the WetaskiwinCamrose constituency. "You can be unkind to them just by not speaking up for them, just by being quiet. "If we see somebody who is being bullied we need to stand up for them. We need to tell somebody, we need to tell people not to be unkind to them and sometimes that takes a brave person. I know you would feel

good about yourselves if you did that." Olson thanked the students and their teachers for everything they are doing to make their school and neighbourhood safe and embracing the government's message that bullying is not acceptable. "We really think that it is important in our schools and everywhere that there is no bullying," he said. "It is really good to be in a school that is obviously really taking those messages seriously." The presentation by Olson brought to an end a month in which students at Ecole Sifton talked about tolerance of others and what it means. A power point presentation held during

an assembly earlier in the day focused on strategies and ways students can stand up against bullying as a group. "We wanted to tell them what they can do and say so something like this isn't allowed to happen," said Ecole Sifton principal Colleen Nelson. Pink Shirt Day was started two years ago when two Nova Scotia high school students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, organized a high school protest to wear pink in sympathy of a Grade 9 boy who was being bullied. "I learned that two people can come up with an idea, run with it and it can do wonders," said Price. A report entitled Bullying and Victimization: The Problems

and Solutions for School-Aged Children notes that six per cent of children in Grades 1 to 8 have admitted to bullying others more than once or twice in the past six months. The report also indicates that fifteen per cent of children in Grades 1 to 8 have been victimized by the same rate, and that most victims are unlikely to report bullying. Voices for Children reported that 90 per cent of students do not like to see someone bullied, and that peers participated in 85 per cent of the bullying episodes. The difference between bullying and joking around with name calling or horse play is that in a bullying situation one person is actually seeking power over the person who is being bullied.

Camrose Police Service charged 75 with distracted driving during the month of February. "Seventy-two drivers were charged as a result of using their cellular phone while operating a motor vehicle," said Cst. Mike Kuster, Camrose Police Service traffic unit. "Two individuals were charged with reading while operating a motor vehicle." Camrose police implemented a distracted driving initiative in February as part of a provincewide strategy to make the roads in Alberta safer. "Our goal was to promote awareness of the issues surrounding distracted driving," said Kuster. Alberta's new distracted driving legislation came into effect in 2011. Research indicates that driver distraction contributes to 20 to 30 per cent of all collisions, and distracted drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a collision than attentive drivers. "Distracted driving literally impairs a driver's ability to operate a vehicle in a safe and attentive manner," said Kuster. Distracted driving carries a fine of $172. "Enforcement will continue in an attempt to raise public awareness and enhance traffic safety within the city of Camrose," said Kuster. The new distracted driving legislation restricts drivers from: using hand-held cell phones; texting or e-mailing; using electronic devices like laptop computers, video games, cameras, video entertainment displays and programming portable audio players (e.g., MP3 players); entering information on GPS units; reading printed materials in the vehicle; writing, printing or sketching, and personal grooming.


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Hon. Verlyn Olson Minister of Justice and Attorney General MLA, Wetaskiwin-Camrose Constituency

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Letters to the Editor

SCHWARTZ PRESENTS TO HABITAT Fred Schwartz presented a cheque for $500 from Telus to Cody McCarroll, manager at Camrose ReStore. The Telus Dollars for Doers program pays Telus retirees for hours volunteered with charitable organizations. Schwartz volunteered over 250 hours at Habitat for Humanity ReStore. He made the donation in memory of Joyce Schwartz, a lifetime Telus retiree.

Letters are welcomed but please limit them to 500 words or less and sign with first name, initial, surname, address and phone number; only name of writer and city or town will be printed. Letters to third parties are not accepted. The Camrose Booster may edit for length, clarity, legality, personal abuse, good taste, public interest and availability of space. The Camrose Booster thanks you for your interest in the letters page and encourages your comments. Concerns about CPAC

PEN POINTS by Berdie Fowler

Community/Campus Partnership Endures Last week it was again my pleasure to attend the annual Community Awards Banquet in the Augustana dining hall. Each year, the occasion is hosted by the University and brings together donors and recipients of scholarship and bursary awards. The Community Awards program was initiated in 1973 by local visionaries for the purpose of providing financial assistance for post-secondary education to students with limited resources. It was also foreseen as having the potential to attract students to Camrose for post-secondary learning. For one hundred years, the educational institution and the community have been mutually supportive: as a result, as one has grown so has the other. Circa 1909 Norwegian pioneers talked of the need, in this geographic area, for a faith-based residential high school for rural students. At the time, visionary citizens of the town of Camrose could see the long-term benefit of having such an institution located here. As a lure, they donated about forty-four acres of land for such a purpose and soon the project was under way with the laying of the cornerstone for ‘Old Main’ on July 1, 1911. During the construction period, classes for about twenty students were held in Lutheran churches and board and room arrangements were made with the downtown Heather Brae Hotel. A humble beginning in a new town servicing a sparse population in an agriculturally dependent region! Over the span of a century, changes occurred. One hundred years ago, in the autumn of 1912, ‘Old Main’, stood alone on the outskirts of town when its doors opened as Camrose Lutheran College. Under its one roof were class rooms, lab, library, and office on the main floor; dormitory rooms on second, third and attic levels; and classroom, kitchen, dining hall, apartment for dean of men, and utilities in the lowest level. Today, ‘Old Main’ is called Founders’ Hall and stands, firmly matriarchal, as the focal point of the Augustana Campus which includes a magnificent library and forum, dormitory buildings, Faith and Life Centre, classrooms, lab, gym – and hundreds more students. Just over one hundred years ago, circa 1905, the village of Sparling, located on the banks of the Stoney Creek applied for incorporation as town of Camrose. Today, Camrose has small city status and has become a regional centre for retail services, health, education, recreation and entertainment. Local citizens take quiet satisfaction in calling it a university town! Historical records reveal that, throughout the past one hundred years, the community and the campus have worked collaboratively to achieve growth and benefits for all. They have been complementary forces in developing a good place to live. A recent example was the cooperative way in which the City, County and University worked together to establish the sport development centre which is a benefit to all parties. A similar joint arrangement is presently pursing plans to construct a performing arts centre for both campus and community use. May we, the university and community, continue to value that enduring bond. May we be aware that without scholarships some students would not be able to get post secondary education which would limit their opportunities for employment. Education has never been more important because it is fundamental to eliminating poverty, here as well as anywhere in the world. May we be ever supportive of our town/gown bond and community awards program!

The mayor stated in his comments to the Camrose Booster that I was not in favor of CPAC and that I had some facts wrong in my presentation. I have asked the mayor, with copies to administration and council members, to advise me as to where my facts were wrong and have allowed a week for response. No response has been received. I am not opposed, but rather would like to see a CPAC, however, not on the terms and at the cost of the deal signed on for by City council. I have no reason to believe any of the facts I presented are incorrect. The parties to the CPAC agreement confirm that the City will donate the CPAC facility to the University upon completion of construction. The City’s projected cost of CPAC, and thus the amount of the donation, is $16,250,000. Although CPAC would no longer be an asset of the City, the debentures of $8,250,000 (less fundraising) would still be a liability of the City and the annu-

al payments of between $300,000 and $500,000 (depending on fundraising) would still have to be made by the City for 20 years. The University, under the current terms of the Agreement, and at its option, “may use CPAC for such purposes as deemed appropriate by UAlberta without the consent of the City” upon actual operating costs exceeding budgeted operating costs. Dean Berger states that the University has no intention of acting on the clause that would kick the municipality out of CPAC. As we all know intentions change as do people, but an Agreement remains in place. If the intention is to give the citizens of Camrose use of the facility into perpetuity, as the original intent of the City was stated, than change the Agreement to say so. Simple solution. In addition, to make the City whole again, have the Agreement require a repayment of a pro-rata share of the $16,250,000 City capital investment, should this happen. If, on the other hand it is the intention to truly be partners in this venture, have the City own the CPAC facility on a Land Lease from the University. What has not been highlighted in the newspaper stories is the cost to the taxpayer of the “deal” as it is currently configured. The impact on the taxpayer of the budgeted operating costs and debenture payments (factoring only half of the second debenture assuming there is some success in fundraising) is a tax requirement of 3.80% ($682,250 per year on a tax base of $17,942,000). The full in cost, which recognizes that the MSI funds and grant funds that are used in this project could

be made available to other necessary City projects, I estimate to be 6.95% ($1,246,822). If you have concerns on this deal, write your Council immediately. Without feedback Council will proceed with the deal as structured and your cost of living in Camrose will go up. David W. Kotyk Camrose Against our wishes

I write regarding the government's approval of both of the proposed DC north-south power lines (EATL and WATL). Despite spending multi millions of our taxpayer dollars on recent "Reviews," and both Redford's and Morton's avowed claims that they are "listening" to Albertans, this Government has again completely ignored what Albertans say. Albertans said, loudly and clearly, stop the lines, and repeal Bill 50! But no one was listening. The government announcement that both DC lines (EATL and WATL) are needed and will be built is an outright betrayal! – and, a double blow! Morton's "promise" to "rewrite" (instead of repeal Bill 50 "after the election" in the fall, rings hollow and simply adds insult to injury ... just another promise to be broken. This government had its last chance to stop the proposed (un-needed) lines, and repeal the offending Bills during this spring session. But this government chose not to – again ignoring Albertans' "invited" input. Albertans will vote accordingly. Marion Leithead Bawlf

Scrabble tournament at Duggan Mall

Battle River School Division board of trustees chair Cheryl Smith and early literacy league teacher Debbie Thompson put their word power to the test at the ATA Local's first annual Letters for Literacy Scrabble tournament at the Duggan Mall Saturday, Feb. 25. BRSD schools and the head officer were asked to sponsor a representative or two to a minimum of $50. Money raised from the tournament was split fifty-fifty between Reading University, a program offered in Camrose and Tofield each summer by the Battle River Community Foundation in partnership with Battle River School Division, as well as ABC Life Literacy Canada.


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FOOT PROBLEMS? I can help! Back and Body Pain How many times have you said “My back hurts. I just need to sit down.” How many times do you feel fatigue in your back and body during the day? Our feet are our shock absorbers for our whole body. Now if your feet are not functioning properly, your whole body, especially your back, will feel the difference. PROGNOSIS: If untreated, your life can change significantly – not being able to work, spend time with your loved ones, and ultimately your health will suffer. Has anyone ever looked at your feet as the cause of the pain? Eighty percent of back pain is caused by carrying our weight incorrectly on our feet. TREATMENT: Total orthotics will help to elminate the pressure on your back and legs to help release tense muscles. The orthotic will take pressure off the heels to neutralize the pressure through the lower extremities to make the pressure come off the back. For your free foot assessment, please call Total Orthotics. Karen Anderson has been an orthotic tech for ten years, and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Camrose Composite High School 52nd Street Cafe assistant Meagan Cox, left, work experience student Jesse Mielke and supervisor Judy Anderson were ready to serve pink cupcakes on Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 29. The day was held to remind everyone that bullying has no place in school.


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Welcome Home At Sunrise your independence is important to us.

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Community Builders’ Dinner Saturday, March 31, 2012 Heisler Community Hall honouring

Martha and Gene Waldorf Cash Bar at 6 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m. sharp Tickets $50 each Includes a tax deduction of $25 LIVE AUCTION

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Dancing to Golden Oldies by Sponsored by Daysland Hospital Foundation With Silent Auction at 10 p.m. Admission $10/person (Following Tribute and Live Auction) We look forward to your visit to Sunrise Village, located just north of Canada Safeway. Please call to reserve your tour time. OFFICE HOURS: Mon. to Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Evening and weekend appointments also available.

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St. Patrick Catholic School (K-6) 4816 53 Avenue, Camrose 780-672-2177 School Open Principal: Mr. JoeHouses Kucy and

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Dr. Jacques Després – internationally recognized, awardwinning pianist – will visit Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta, presenting a trio of events in the University Chapel that is sure to inspire deep appreciation among music enthusiasts. The three-day visit begins with a public lecture on the French composer, Claude Debussy (1862-1918) on Thursday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of Debussy's birth, his work, Préludes, deuxième livre, L123, figures largely in the recital that Dr. Després will perform on Friday, March 9, at 8 p.m. Works by Beethoven and Liszt are also on the program. The recital is followed by a piano masterclass the next day – Saturday, March 10, from 9:30 a.m. until noon. Participants include the Augustana Bachelor of Music piano performance majors from the studio of Dr. Milton Schlosser. Both the public lecture and masterclass are free of charge and the public is very welcome to attend. Dr. Després, a direct descendant of Québec City's first settler, caught the attention of legendary Canadian conductor Wilfrid Pelletier as a young pianist with his extraordinary musical talent. He was awarded a Premier Prix à l'unanimité au Conservatoire de Musique du Québec. Tickets for the March 9 recital can be purchased at the door.


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March 16, 17 and 18, 2012 Camrose Regional Exhibition

Now Showing Friday, March 9 to Thursday, March 15 Nightly: 6:50 & 9:10 pm Matinees Sat. & Sun.: 2:10 pm

Tickets $18/person

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Friday and Saturday, 7:00 p.m. Sunday, 2:00 p.m.

Nightly: 6:45 & 9:20 pm Matinees Sat. & Sun.: 1:50 pm

All seats are reserved assigned seats

Dance Saturday Night featuring Domino Doors open 9:30 p.m. No Minors – Picture ID required Please don’t drink and drive – free shuttle bus service available

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Nightly: 7:00 & 8:50 pm Matinees Sat. & Sun.: 1:00 & 2:50 pm

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Arts Centre to feature Dave Jones The Chuck MacLean Arts Centre is proud to feature Tofield artist Dave Jones this month. Dave was born in Ontario in 1945. He took a one-year art course and then moved to Alberta in 1973. Dave has shown his work in London, Ontario; Nanaimo, BC; and in the Foyer Gallery, Canadiana Gallery and Front Gallery in Edmonton. His work is based on his association, thoughts and feelings of the relationship between all living things in his world. An ever expanding way of looking at all things above and below and the cycle of life as it is an important aspect of our higher self. Dave starts his Mandalas in the centre and works outward using fish, birds, insects and animals in a circular motion and attempts to create an uplifting experience for the viewer in a colourful and expansive way. His watercolours are working formats for larger pieces and again he tries to show the ephemeral movements and images of people, landscapes and wildlife using a fully charged palette. Stop by and take a look. The show will be on until March 29th. For more details call 672-9949.

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Jacques Després, Piano presents Recital, Public Lecture & Masterclass!

with His Band

Stagger brings folk and rock songs to Camrose By Murray Green

“An interesting contrast of gutter poetry and pop sense… Stagger is one of Western Canada’s emerging talents.” – Adrian Begrand, Pop Matters

Saturday, March 10, 8 p.m. at Scalliwag’s Pub & Rum Bar 4919-47 Street, Camrose

TICKETS: Candler Art Gallery, 5002-50 Street, Camrose or at the Door: $20 Students $10

UP NEXT: Delhi 2 Dublin Friday, March 23 at The Bailey Theatre

Performing selected works for solo piano by Beethoven, Liszt and Debussy.

Recital: Friday, March 9, 2012 – 8 p.m. Dr. Jacques Després presents a public lecture on French composer Claude Debussy on Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. and a Piano Masterclass on Saturday, March 10 at 9:30 a.m. Both events are in the University Chapel. No admission is charged for the lecture or masterclass. The public is welcome.

Faith & Life Chapel | Augustana Campus | University of Alberta Recital tickets (at the door only): $20 (adults); $15 (students/seniors)

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Leeroy Stagger plays at Scalliwags Pub and Rum Bar on March 10.

Leeroy Stagger and his band are getting a jump on promoting their upcoming new album. They are heading out on a pre-release tour of Alberta that includes a stop at the Scalliwags Pub and Rum Bar on March 10. Leeroy signed a record deal with Danny Goldberg's (Nirvana, Steve Earle, Warren Zevon) new record label, GoldLake Records. Rose City Music Society fans will be able to listen to a few songs from the new album Radiant Land, which will be released on May 1. "We are a cross between Tom Van Zant and Tom Petty. We blend folk and rock and roll. We like good harmonies and writing good songs," said Leeroy. "I started in my early 20s and this will be my seventh CD. I've had my music on television shows like Grey's Anatomy. I've been really blessed to be able to do this for a living." The Lethbridge singer knows where Camrose is on the map. Despite his folk and rock music tendencies, Leeroy was a hit in the songwriter's tent at the Big Valley Jamboree two years ago. "I can't share how I write songs, but I enjoyed stripping down the music to acoustics and showing people how songs start. Even though I'm not country, the fans took to me and it was a good experience." Leeroy likes to mix old favourites he has written in the past with the new releases. "There are songs that appeal to certain regions. A song called "Beautiful House" is loved in Alberta because I started singing it at house parties in Calgary. It was touching to them and those fans talk about it more." His song "Just in Case" was picked up by Grey's Anatomy and has a popular following because of the television series. "It is cool. I revamped it a bit so it is more fun for me to play. My favourites are the new songs because I am still at the top of my game as far as writing." Leeroy said his band can adapt to any location. "I don't mind going to more acoustics in smaller stages. I still want to get the songs across to people. I like the wilder version, so people can dance and really enjoy it." The four-piece band will feel like home in Camrose. "I really love touring Alberta. I like to be pleasantly surprised by Albertans on how warm and open they are to my music. We are excited to be coming to Camrose because we know the fans like good music." The show at Scalliwags begins at 8 p.m. on Saturday evening.


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Camrose and District Community Band in concert On Sunday, March 18, the Camrose and District Community Band, under the direction of Tom Spila, will perform a concert at the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta in Camrose. The concert, held in the Faith and Life Chapel, begins at 2 p.m., and there will be a silver collection at the door. The Band will perform a variety of selections, from standard concert band literature and marches to jazz and movie themes. The Camrose and District

Community Band was formed in 1983. It was started by a group of 26 interested local musicians, under the guidance of Tom Spila, for the purpose of providing a recreational adult band for the community. Camrose has always been an active area musically, going back to the days of the Rose City Band in the 1960s. The formation of the Camrose and District Community Band allowed former Rose City Band members, former school players and interested

beginners to join in an enjoyable evening of music every week, and to acquire and improve skills many thought were long gone. The focus of the band is educational, but the group also provides a wonderful social outlet. Members thrive musically and make new acquaintances at the same time. Membership is open to anyone over the age of 18 and in fact, has ranged from 18 to over 90 years. The business of the band is handled by an elected

executive with help from various committees. The band’s repertoire consists of a wide variety of styles. Performances include local trade shows and events, public concerts and festivals. Membership has grown to over 60 and includes people from all walks of life. For many years now Augustana students with past band experience have been able to join in the band as full members while receiving university credit for their work. The group rehearses Tuesday evenings at Camrose Com-

posite High School and is directed by Tom Spila with assistance from Robert (Bob) Bailey, R. J. (Bob) Wilson, and Norman Skretting. The season runs from late September to early June. The band welcomes all newcomers so if you are interested, come out to the concert the afternoon of March 18th and feel free to talk to members of the band, the director, or his assistants. Feel free to call 672-1051 for further information.


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Government ready to hike energy costs By Murray Green

The Critical Transmission Review Committee (CTRC), chaired by former PC party vicepresident Brian Heidecker, has given Premier Alison Redford and the Alberta Government the go-ahead to add the $16.6 billion construction cost of two lines to your energy bill. The cost will be shared by all electrical users for the next 30 years. The CTRC said it wants to proceed as soon as possible, leaving Albertans no time to prepare for hikes that will double or triple the transmission portion on your monthly electrical bill. "This is a massive overbuild that business leaders across the province have told the government they don't want. The government has stopping listening to Albertans," said Alberta Landowners Council chair Keith Wilson. Mr. Wilson spoke at the Alberta Surfaces Rights Federation annual meet-

ing at the Norsemen Inn in Camrose, on Feb. 28. "You are running out of options because the current government isn't listening," said Mr. Wilson, a lawyer. "You can pay for the lines with the prices way out of whack and mortgage your future, or you can vote for a different government." The CTRC ignored the numerous submissions against the massive transmission line overbuild, and listened only to Altalink and ATCO, two businesses that will receive a guaranteed nine per cent profit from the project. "The province’s leading industrial and food processing associations are also on record saying that unless the government reconsiders its actions, as a direct result of just one of these bills, thousands of jobs will be lost and the province’s food processing industry will suffer major and permanent loss," said Mr.

Wilson. "When the power bills start to triple in cost, most high volume users will move out of the province. Each time a business or individual jumps off the grid, the rest of the people will have to pick up the slack in costs. That means you and I will pay even more." Bill 24

The Carbon Capture and Storage Statutes Amendment Act allows the government to pump CO2 underground into the pore space. "The old landowner's rights says you own the land from the top soil to the centre of the Earth," explained Mr. Wilson. "The government wants to take away your land rights so it can own the pore space and store carbon. Bill 24 unilaterally takes ownership and gives it to the government. It contains legal wording that says no court can find this taking to be an expropriation and no compensation is payable."

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The Electric Statutes Amendment Act, Bill 50, allows all Albertans to pay companies (Altalink and ATCO) the full cost of building transmission lines and then gives them the lines to own. "The $16 billion cost is paid for by the users, meaning you and I. These lines are built on a cost plus nine per cent rate of return on investment basis," added Mr. Wilson. "Some companies will have no choice, but to relocate outside the province because the net effect will be to triple power rates." The government energy minister Ted Morton confirmed prior to the PC leadership race, that it wants the new lines to export power at the cost of all Albertans. Bill 36

Ted Morton led the charge in the Alberta Land Stewardship Act, Bill 36. "It gives the Cabi-

net sitting in the secrecy of the cabinet room, complete authority to make any decisions affecting your existing rights. It is the most complete and absolute power you could see put into legal language," said Mr. Wilson. The Bills are without precedent in Canada, or even in the free societies of western democracies. “Bill 36 alone, gives politicians in the Cabinet Room the central planning powers to say what every piece of private property and Crown land in the province can and cannot be used for. The Bill gives Cabinet the power to override all local municipal governments when it comes to saying what a piece of land can and cannot be used for, or what its designated use will be,” said Mr. Wilson. "Cabinet’s decisions trump every decision made by a local municipality and by every provincial regulatory body."

Good turnout for 15th annual Centra Cam bowl-a-thon By Dan Jensen

Centra Cam Vocational Training Association's 15th annual Bowl-a-thon at Tabb Lanes Mar. 2 attracted 78 bowlers from throughout the community and raised over $25,500. Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre won the tenth annual Challenge Cup for business participation by raising $2,442, while Windwood Signs placed second by raising $1,412. Other Challenge Cup teams participating were Camrose Insurance Services, Boston Pizza and Camrose County. Battle River Credit Union won the seventh annual Bank Challenge Cup, raising $3,702. Other Bank Challenge Cup teams participating were Scotiabank and CIBC. The top female bowler was Centra Cam staff member Lori Gilbertson, who had a score of 330. The top male bowler was Rob Hauser, from Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre, who had a score of 383. "We were pleased with the success of the event," said Bowl-athon organizer Dave Tanton. "Any event in order to succeed needs to have a lot of support.

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Centra Cam bowl-a-thon major sponsors and challenge team members were: (left to right, back) Sandra Howard, Boston Pizza; Jordan Bassett, Camrose County; Rob Hauser, Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre; Rick Burden, Fortis; Nicole Henderson; (left to right, front) Dana McGuigan, Ace Plumbing and Heating; Bill Gerun, Border Paving; Jennifer DeVries, Camrose County; Sharene Cunningham, Camrose Insurance Services; and Dawn Ollenberger, Camrose Insurance Services. Missing from the photo were: Barry Wilson; Ken Ozment; Doug Zarski, Zarski's Body

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Shop; Glenda Hughes, Frankie's Flower Shop; George Marcinkowski, Smitty's; Brent Calvert, Denz Auto Repair; Highway 13; Recycle Logic; Les Bertrand, Scotiabank; RBC; and Battle River Credit Union. Fielding challenge teams for the bowl-a-thon were Camrose County; Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre; Windwood Group; Boston Pizza, and Camrose Insurance Services. Bank teams in the bowl-a-thon were CIBC, Scotiabank and Battle River Credit Union. Major sponsors were those that donated $200 or more in cash and/or prizes.


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By Dan Jensen

The City's $2,500 sponsorship of the exhibition game between Team USA and Team Switzerland before the December and January World Junior Hockey Championships paid off in a big way. "I believe it should be pointed out that, as a result of this game and the American team hosting their training camp in Camrose, the City of Camrose has reaped considerable benefit that far exceeds the $2,500 sponsorship paid," said former City councillor Kevin Pratt. The City of Camrose received $2,000 from the American team for rental of ice during a time of day when the arena usually sees little use. The City also received much good will and advertisement through front page news stories in the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald, and from reports on the Edmonton and Calgary TV stations. The American/Swiss Hockey Game and training camp was promoted by the Camrose Sport Development Society, which has contributed a great deal of money towards the EnCana Arena for the air conditioning system ($87,000), the big screen jumbotron, the construction of skyboxes and improvements to the dressing room, which is also used for major events. The society also continues to pay rent for dressing rooms, training rooms, office space and storage space. The society does not request a portion of the concession revenue generated at Camrose Kodiaks games. "All revenue generated," said Pratt, "goes directly to Minor Sport." Pratt said he is proud to have been on council when the decision to build the Edgeworth Centre was made. "We can all take pride in the positive comments that visitors to our city express about the facility and the events that Camrose has been privileged to host because we have the facility." The Edgeworth Centre opened its doors in September 2007. The main corridor serves as a connecting link between the two pre-existing facilities: the Recreation Centre (Max McLean Arena and the Curling Rink) and the Aquatic Centre.

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Lambert running as candidate in Battle River-Wainwright By Dan Jensen

Midge Lambert will be seeking election as Alberta Party MLA for the constituency of Battle River Wainwright in the next provincial election. Lambert is a retired small business owner and landowner who lives in the Kelsey area. She was raised in Consort, graduated from high school in Edmonton, and lived for many years in Edmonton and Calgary, as well as Turner Valley, before moving to east central Alberta in 1999. Lambert owned and operated a small catering and cook business for 35 years, and has worked throughout the province. She sits on the board of the Battle River Watershed

Alliance and is president of the Kelsey Drama Club. Her maternal grandfather, W.J. "Pop" Elliott, was involved in agricultural education as the first principal at Olds College, and was the founder of 4-H in Alberta. Lambert feels Albertans want and need to be part of making the decisions that impact their lives. "Albertans want to work with government in creating legislation, not be left with having to protest it after it is passed," said Lambert in a Feb. 26 letter to friends, neighbours and colleagues. "We have countless ideas, solutions and innovations that should be welcomed by

our government, not rebuffed because of ideologies. Albertans want collaboration, not confrontation." Lambert has learned that Albertans want their MLAs to be free to represent the interests of themselves first. "They want their MLAs to be community leaders who know their constituents," she said. "Albertans want their representatives to be respectful of all Albertans, and, above all, Albertans want their MLAs to be transparent, open and honest." Lambert describes the Aberta Party as a grassroots organization that is policy driven, not personally driven. "The Party's policies were

developed through the "Big Listen", a new approach that allows Albertans, through authentic consultation, to participate in the formation of public policies," she said. "Albertans were asked to describe the challenges that they faced every day, the hopes they had for the future, and what they loved about our province. These face-toface conversations were held across Alberta, in every kind of venue, without any kind of political partisanship, and recorded word for word. With the help of hundreds of volunteers spending hundreds of hours, the notes were compiled, reviewed by more expert volunteers, debat-

ed again and voted on by members, and now form the Alberta Party policy documents that you can find and read on our website, www. albertaparty.ca." The Alberta Party has existed in one form or another since 1985. In 2010, it decided to undertake a serious rebuilding effort and move the party to the centre of the political spectrum. In November 2009, the Renew Alberta movement announced its intention to establish a new centrist political party in Alberta. In January 2010 Edwin Erickson was acclaimed as leader of the Alberta Party with a mandate to unite Renew Alberta and the Alberta Party.


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Augustana students receive help with studies By Dan Jensen

One hundred and sixty-five Augustana students were the

recipients of annually funded and endowed awards totalling approximately $190,000 at the university's community awards banquet Feb. 29. Augustana Students' Association vice president, communications, Naomi Finseth, expressed appreciation at the banquet to the award donors for helping to improve the students' Augustana experience. "Thanks to their kind donations, students are given the opportunity to travel, to lead, and to serve their communities, all while earning a quality education. "This support allows students to experience a more well-rounded university life without the added stress of wondering how they are going to pay." Finseth said there is nothing like knowing that your community is invested in seeing you succeed. "I believe this support helps inspire Augustana students to go above and beyond and be more than what they thought they could be, not only for themselves but for their communities.." Augustana dean Allen Berger said one of the most special features of the univer-

sity is the close relationship it has with the community. "This relationship was visible to me from my first days here on campus in August and September as I learned about the work of our rural sustainability interns with local and community organizations, as I attended the barbecue on 49 Street where students and local residents mingled, ate together and shared stories, and as I began working with the City council on final negotiations for the performing arts centre. Tonight is one more demonstration of how close and important the relationship between Augustana and the community is." Berger challenged students who were recipients of awards to someday give back by supporting a future generation of students. "Our generous donors who are seated with you tonight are certainly role models for all of us." The Augustana Community Awards program received significant and special gifts over the past year. New awards include the Dee-Jay Plumbing and Heating Scholarship, the Lorene Pinno Memorial Award for a student with satisfactory academic standing entering any year of an undergraduate

degree at Augustana faculty who has a disability, and a Val Wolski Memorial Award (endowed) for a continuing student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Augustana faculty with a major or minor in psychology. Augustana development assistant and awards program coordinator Bree Urkow expressed appreciation to award donors for having a desire to make a difference in the community and invest in the future. "As donors in the Community Awards Program you have much to be proud of. Not only are you giving to and supporting students right now as we enter Augustana's second century, you are also fostering a culture of giving in future generations, and that is priceless. "Thank you for your enthusiasm and thank you for your commitment to a program that has stood the test of time." Weta sk iw i n- Ca m rose MLA and Attorney General Verlyn Olson described the students at Augustana as leaders of tomorrow but also as leaders of today. "There are many people, including all of us in this room, who are extremely

proud to have you associated with Augustana and the University of Alberta, and we look forward to the many wonderful things that we know you are going to accomplish in your lives in all different walks of life, whether around the world or around the corner." Olson said just as the Augustana Community Awards program is the envy of many institutions, Camrose is the envy of many other communities because of the fact it has a university. Camrose mayor Marshall Chalmers said Augustana is a big piece of the City's vision to be a dynamic regional community focused on providing an exceptional quality of life. He added that students at Augustana enhance the quality of life of everyone in the community. County councillor Rob Bjorge said the awards are a way of expressing appreciation to students for their talents and ambition. He expressed appreciation to Augustana for being a great university and part of the community. Augustana director of development and community awards banquet emcee Bonita Anderson played on the Feb. 29 leap year day theme by noting that Augustana

has leaped confidently into its second century of educating the future citizens of the world. "Our new dean has leapt into his role as chief executive officer at Augustana campus and Augustana continues to thrive under his leadership." Anniversary donors who were recognized at the community awards banquet were: Burgar Funeral Home, 40 years; A. Hansen and Sons Construction (Camrose), 30 years; Jewell Enterprises Ltd., 25 years; Frankie's Flower Shop, Ross AgriSupplies (Camrose) Inc., and Streb's Automotive/Industrial Supply and Engine Services (1975) Ltd., 20 years; Camrose County, 15 years; and Farnham West Stolee LLP, Nahanni River Adventures Ltd. and Verhaeghe Law Office, 10 years. The Community Awards program was established in 1973 to assist in making post-secondary studies possible for students with limited resources, and to attract students to the then Camrose Lutheran College. The program is administered through the development office at Augustana campus in partnership with the student awards office at the University of Alberta's north campus.

Two Leduc students earn Dean's Citation awards By Dan Jensen

A Dean's Entrance Citation award of $10,000 spread over four years was presented to first year student Katrina Lexvold at Augustana's community awards banquet Feb. 29. Lexvold is a first-year Augustana student from Leduc who is enrolled in a Bachelor of Music program with a major in Piano. "I was very excited when I found out that I actually would receive this scholarship," said Lexvold. "The $2,500 per year means a lot for me as I am paying for my own education." While studying piano performance, Lexvold enjoys singing in the Augustana choir and is taking organ lessons for the first time. She plays the piano for Friday chapel services, and intends to be a student chaplain next year. She also plans to take voice lessons and spend more volunteer hours singing in the community. After graduation, Lexvold plans on both Master's and Doctorate degrees in music. Lexvold expressed appreciation to all those who have contributed to the awards program at Augustana. "Scholarships are very important to students. Tuition costs are high and many of us also have to pay rent or residents' fees. When you add in the cost of textbooks and food, some students barely scrape by. By providing scholarships you help students stay out of debt while rewarding academic achievement, community service and athletic accomplishments. "It means that those of us who are not able to afford university are able to go. It

Brittnee Kegler and Katrina Lexvold received Dean's Citation awards.

means that those of us who work really hard to get grades are rewarded for our efforts. It means that those of us who have a passion for helping others and volunteering in the community are recognized and appreciated." Brittnee Kegler, from Leduc, received the Dean's Citation Award at the banquet as a third year student in the Bachelor of Science degree program, with a major in physical education,

kinesiology and sports studies, and a double minor in biology and chemistry. Kegler is preparing for a career in medicine. Dean's Entrance Citation Awards are based on superior academic achievement in Grades 10, 11 and 12 (typically a minimum average of 95 per cent or higher). The Outstanding Independent Work award for the fall term was presented to Saman-

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tha Christensen for a piece of research entitled Little Cooks: Gender Class and Food in 19th Century Children's Literature. Criteria for the award include the breadth and depth of the challenge undertaken by the student, the intellectual effort involved in the project, the creativity and sophistication of the critical analysis attempted by the student, and the effectiveness of the student's written and oral presentation.

"We were impressed with the sophistication of Samantha's writing and her ability to engage her audience during her public presentation," said the award's selection committee. "Both were indicative of her clear mastery of her subject matter. In her analysis of the role of food in children's literature she excelled in linking critical theory with examples of the work she studied. Overall, an excellent analysis resulting in synthesis."


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in excess of $2,508 that were claimed for the child. Disabled children can also qualify for the new $500 Children’s Fitness Credit including an additional $500 tax credit for any additional equipment that needs to be purchased to participate in an activity. There are cases when taxpayers support a relative who does not meet the strict definition of “disabled,” but is still dependent by reason of an infirmity. If the dependant lives with you and has net income of less than $18,906, you may be able to claim a caregiver amount of up to $4,282 for a potential federal tax break of $642 If the dependant does not live with you, you may still be able to claim an amount for infirm dependants if his or her net income is less than $10,358 However, in both cases, the dependant must be at least 18 at the end of the year. Each province also has its own disability and caregiver credits. Be sure to check the provincial credits available to you. Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB)

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If living in an area with likeminded neighbours and where pride of ownership is important to you, then the adult community of La Vista Villas is a wonderful choice. Make the move to easy living in your own private retreat in an appealing 45 and over community of people who share your lifestyle. The bright open floor plan of your 1,088 square foot home features vaulted ceilings, along with a welcoming decor. You'll find gorgeous, and generous, oak cabinetry in the bright and spacious kitchen that offers plenty of counter tops, many pantry pullouts and extra lighting both under and over the cabinets. The kitchen leads to an attractive dining area and an impressive living room with a relaxing atmosphere.

A beautiful sun room off the living room allows you to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature from the lovely backyard and the green space behind this charming home. With no neighbours behind you, you'll enjoy the peace and quiet of your convenient location. The sizeable master bedroom contains large double closets, extra storage and a three-piece en suite with a sit-down shower. A second bedroom, a four-piece bathroom and a laundry area complete the main level. The nicely finished basement contains a rumpus room, an additional bedroom, an office, a three- piece bath with a jetted tub, and an abundance of extra storage. The double heated garage has hot and cold running water

and a floor drain to make washing your vehicle a pleasure. Included with the purchase are the built-in dishwasher, fridge, built-in vacuum, jetted tub, ceiling fan, window coverings and the storage shed. Don't wait to see this wonderful, fully functional home with its easy to manage floor plan and numerous great features in a popular area. This impressive 3210-62A Street home is attractively priced to sell at $314,500. An open house will be held on March 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. If you miss the open house, contact Matthew Mayer for your personal guided tour at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-781-7088 cell


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OPEN HOUSES Thur., March 8, 2-4 p.m. 3206-64 Street

Wow! Great Price, Great Location!

EXC E PTIONAL B I-LEVE L – C LOSE TO PARKS, PLAYGROUND! ... Spacious 1412 sq. ft. home w/v aulted ceilings, display ledges, niches. L ovely LR, superb kitchen, extra bright dinette, MF laundry, exc. bsmt. w/huge family/games room. Maintenance free fencing, RV parking, paved alley, great location! CA322134 Asking $372,500

Thur., March 8, 2-4 p.m. 4904-54 Street

INVESTMENTS/BUSINESSES DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS EXCELLENT O P P O RTU N IT Y TO BUY THIS ... multi-use main floor presently used for retail and electronic repairs with overhead door. Upper level rented to a long term tenant. V ery clean, w ellmaintained. New roof 2005. New price, only ask $214,500 CA309676 G R E A T O F F I C E SPACE – G R E A T LOCATION ... close to post office. Phone for more info. CA317234 SEDGEWICK – EXC. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY ... 77.59 acres, corner location, fr onting onto Hwys 13, 869. Phone for more details. CA298363

Immaculate, Impressive ... Open floor plan 1310 sq. ft. Great room with vaulted ceilings, cozy gas F.P. Superb kitchen, impr essive, bright car ousel eating area, oak floors. Garden door to patio and fenced yard. Alley access. Flex r oom. Lrg master bdrm. Jet tub. Oversized garage. Quiet crescent. 5 appliances. CA322508 Asking $319,500

EXC E PTIONAL B U S I N E S S OPPORTUNITY – R EC R EATI O NAL/ R E S O R T PROPERTY! ... Wow! ! N An impressive 45.52 IO CT U ED R acre parcel w/ H UG E beautiful, peaceful country setting. F acilities incl. Rosebush Craft & T ea House, Herit age Home B&B, 9 hole pitch and putt golf course, main residence, RV camping sites, dandy 3 0’x43’ htd. workshop, 32’x48’ shed, 4 0’x70’ quonset. Exc . site plan, beautiful landscaped setting. You’ll want to explore this exciting opportunity! Y ou have to see it! Now only $589,000 CA315880 T H R E E BUSINESS VENTURES IN ONE PACKAGE – OHATON ... Former Auto Shoppe location, 3 970 sq. ft. shop w/sep. work bays, 12’x14’ and 12’x12’ O H doors, exhaust fan, new furnace, 220 plugs plus 3 9’x99’ outdoor compound. 3244 sq. ft. of 10 mini-storage bays w/7’x8’ O H doors – gr eat to bring in r ental income. Also features 1048 sq. ft., 4-bdrm. home w/many recent upgrades. Exc. opportunity to set up y our business, use the stor age or bring in rental income and hav e a place to call home! Asking $395,000 CA316235

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VERY NICE CONDO UNIT ... with an emphasis on Adult Living. Close to downtown and Mirr or Lake walking paths. Bungalow style, no stairs! MF laundry, spacious master bdrm. and LR. P arking pad right outside y our door. Extra storage inside and out. *Insurance to r eplace roof, fascia and soffits when able. Condo fees $50/month. See it today! Asking $186,500 CA321966

Thurs., March 8, 3-5 p.m. 7303-42 Avenue

3210-62A St. in La Vista Villas “Home of the Week, see our ad on p. 23!”

REDUCE D! LA VISTA VILLAS’ 45+ AD ULT COMMUNITY ... Bright open plan w/vaulted ceiling, spacious kitchen w/generous oak cabinetry, large master bdrm. w/3-pce. en suite. Gorgeous sunroom overlooking green space. M F laundry. 20’x24’ htd. gar age w/ hot/cold taps and floor dr ain. Fin. bsmt. Shingles two years old. P opular adult community – don’t miss out! New Price $314,500 CA320594

Sat., March 10, 2-4 p.m. 6307-41 Avenue

PERFECT HOME FOR ANY F AMILY ... excellent, quiet crescent location! This 4-bdrm. bi-level comes complete with good size LR, u-shape kitchen, 2 baths, fully finished bsmt. w/w ood stove. Large deck, fruit trees, 24’x24’ garage. CA320014 Asking $225,000

RESIDENTIAL LOTS Phase III Southwest Meadows Walk-outs, Park Side, Alley Access Locations 75 Residential Lots From…$74,690 12 Townhouse Lots – Walk-out, Park Side Call now for details!

FOUR INDIVIDUALLY TITLED AND SERVICED TOWNHOUSE LOTS OVERLOOKING PARK! ... It’s a great location for your next project. Call now for all the details! Asking $215,000 CA298468 MULTI-FAMILY LOT NOW AVAILABLE We offer one 2.5 acre parcel CA298482

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GREAT HOBBY FARM, WITH A P RIVATE SETTING! ... 160 acres only 10 min. from Camrose and 3/4 mile from pvmt. Superb yardsite w/good bldg., great for equip., trucks, animals. Spacious 1980 sq. ft. char acter home, 24’x4 8’ garage/ hobby shop, 28’x32’ barn w/loft, 60’x60’ quonset, 16’x39’ cattle shelter, granaries, storage bldg. and more. A private getaway w/lots of potential! Call now to view. Asking $489,700 CA318581 138.9 ACRES – O N PAVEMENT ... frontage on both Hwy 26 and Hwy 854 intersection. Gr azing quarter fenced andUcrCE oss !fenced. Hwy access f or REDonly D$129,900 yard site. Now CA299159

NEW NORWAY ... This 3-bdrm. mobile home built in 2002 could be yours. Master bdrm. c/w 4-pce. en suite, laminate flooring in LR, good size kitchen. Attr active, clean y ard c/w gravelled sitting ar ea, firepit and sheds. Asking $94,900 CA318812 HEISLER ... picturesque location in a friendly N EW PRIC E! town close to conveniences. Bungalow, 4 bdrm., 3 baths. Garage and more! CA316500 Now asking $160,000 BAWLF ~ 3-BDRM. MOBILE ON 1-1/2 LOTS ... Be satisfied in a budget conscious home. Many upgrades, appliances included. Fenced. CA319726 Only asking $75,900 N E W NORWAY – S PA C I O U S , N E A T , BRIGHT, AFFORDABLE ... 1300 sq. ft. 4-bdrm. fin. up and down. Upgr ades incl. alder cupboards, laminate flooring, main bath redone, new hi-E furnace. F enced yard, 2-car garage. Great place to r aise a f amily. Close to play ground, school. Be sur e to view! Now asking $189,500 CA308146 BASHAW – B E A U T I F U L LY FINISHED 1560 SQ. FT. ... 4 bdrm. 4-level split. Hardwood floors, open concept, 26’x40’ gar., tons of stor age. Within 10 min. to beach at Buff alo Lake. Half hour to Camr ose, Ponoka or Stettler. Now asking $289,500 CA319869

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ENJOY THE PEACE AND QUIET ... of this 1239 sq. ft. home nestled 1/2 mile down a dead end r oad w/160 acres of land. 4 bdrm., lar ge master, stone facing, wood FP. Hardwood floors, bright D R w/ garden doors that lead to south-f acing 2-tiered deck. 48’x96’ steel stor age shed, 3 0’x50’ shelter, two grain bins, other outbuildings. Too much to note. Call today! Asking $460,000 CA319891

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EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR DEVELOPMENT ON MAIN STREET CAMROSE ... vacant 25’x120’ lot zoned C1. Futur e development will hav e to follow City of Camr ose Downtown Action Plan. Asking $75,000 CA315054

Beautiful Valleyview Bungalows by Battle River Homes! HOME FEATURES:

1585 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms 24’x26’ garage Asking $424,162 CA315253

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Covered front veranda 9’ and coffered ceilings Hardwood flooring Cozy fireplace Lovely maple cabinets Granite Large island and pantry Superb main floor laundry In’floor basement heating Covered deck FINISHED WITH ELEGANCE!

SOLD 1678 sq. ft. 2 storey, 3 bedrooms 22’x24’ garage Asking $349,162 CA318660

CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 BEAUTI FU L 1520 SQ. FT. FAMILY BUNGALOW, CUL-DE-SAC L O C AT I O N N EW PRIC E! ... features bright open floor plan w/v aulted ceilings, display ledges, bright windows, beautiful har dwood and cork flooring. Impr essive country kitchen, lots of cabinetry, lovely dinette. Spacious LR, superb master, MF laundry, huge family/media/games room. Great yard, underground sprinklers, private deck, 22’x24’ garage and more! A must see! CA319926 Now Only $407,900 1727 SQ. FT. 2-STOREY ... fully finished 4-bdrm. home located in Southwest Meadows! Front covered deck, lov ely staircase leading upstairs, large master, workable kitchen w/maple cabinets, corner pantry . Gas F P, A/C, oversized garage, great back yard w/large deck to entertain. Asking $399,900 CA317555 C U S T O M B U I L T BI-LEVEL A C R O S S FROM PARK, CENTURY MEADOWS! ... bright open floor plan w/gorgeous open staircase, vaulted ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, arches, columns. Superb kitchen, granite countertops, lovely LR, amazing master bdrm., spacious laundry. Awesome millennium deck, 22’x24’ garage and more. You’ll love it! Only $389,900 CA312712

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BEAUTIFUL B U N G A L O W, C U L- D E - S AC L O C AT I O N , CLOSE TO JACK STUART SCHOOL ... featuring impressive floor plan, hardwood flooring, coffered ceilings, arches, columns, display niches, accent lighting. L ovely kitchen w/eating bar, beautiful dinette, LR, jetted tub, 5 bdrm., huge f amily/media/games area. Nicely landscaped, htd. gar age and more! A must see! Asking $339,900 CA322229 IMPRESSIVE M U LT I - L E V E L FLOOR PLAN ... w/walk-out bsmt. and backing onto a park in Creekview. Open concept floor plan showcasing vaulted ceilings, big, bright windows, 4-pce. master en suite, partially fin. bsmt. f or added enjoyment. Asking $384,900 CA320241 B EAUTI F U L F A M I LY M U LT I L E V E L , DESIRED CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION ... Huge yard close to schools. Spacious, open design with beautiful har dwood staircase, hardwood flooring, wainscoting, feature walls. Awesome kitchen, spacious LR, large DR, huge family/games room, large rec room and MF laundry. Huge tiered deck, hot tub, priv ate courtyard, 22’x24’ htd. garage. A must see! Asking $347,900 CA318543 IMMACULATE – VERY IMPRESSIVE – QUIET CRESCENT – PRIVATE YARD ... 1736 sq. ft. bungalow plus fin. lower level. Lge. foyer, sunken LR, lge. formal DR (hardwood), lge. family kitchen overlooking family room (hardwood), FP. MF laundry. 5 lge. bdrm., 3 baths. Lge. covered deck. Lge. private treed, fenced yard. RV parking. Oversized garage. Immediate possession. CA319712 Now asking $354,900 OPEN CONCEPT TWO-STOREY IN VALLEYVIEW ... Hardwood and tile flooring throughout the M F. Laundry upstairs. Bright, open M F w/large windows, custom window coverings, SS appl., pantry, raised eating bar, spacious design. Master bdrm. w/ walk-in closet, 4-pce. en suite w/separ ate soaker tub, shower, in-floor heating. 22’x24’ gar age, RV parking, fenced yard. Solid choice in great area! Asking $318,500 CA321258 EXCEPTIONAL C U S T O M 5 - B D R M . WALKOUT ... in the beautiful Valleyview subdivision. With unique character throughout, this home must be seen. Maple and ir on railings, lovely Tigerwood hardwood flooring, striking light fixtures, gorgeous white hand painted maple cabinets, granite countertops, stunning bright LR w/magnificent bay windows and decor ative window finishings, large master w/5-pce. en suite and walk-in closet, w ainscoting in upper tw o rooms. Fin. bsmt. with w et bar. Huge 15 8’ deep landscaped yard c/w great deck, lovely view, rear access to v alley walking trails and, most important, peace and quiet. Call today for your personal showing! Asking $569,900 CA321700 AWESOME 1431 SQ. FT. MULTILEVEL CLOSE TO PARK AND WALKING TRAILS ... Great bright kitchen c/w corner pantry, plenty of counter space. V aulted ceilings, big bright windows, open st aircase that leads to master w/cove ceiling, 4-pce. en suite. Bsmt. f amily room also finished for added enjoyment. Don’t miss out, call today! Asking $369,900 CA322241 NEW FLOOR PLAN FROM Z E T S E N M A S T E R BUILDERS ... 1531 sq. ft., 3-bdrm. twostorey. 20’x24’ gar age, spacious M F layout w/ great kitchen features, upstairs laundry and more. Asking $354,900 CA320247

W O W ! IMPRESSIVE BI-LEVEL AND EXC E PTIONAL YARD ... Exceptional presentation featurN EW PRIC E! ing beautiful har dwood flooring and staircase, display ledges, vaulted ceilings and loft. Exc . kitchen, cabinetry, cozy gas FP, huge master, superb en suite, M F laundry. Exc. bsmt. w/family room, games room. Beautiful private yard, UG sprinklers, superb workshop, hot tub, RV parking pad, lots more! A must see! Asking $399,000 CA321015 1905 SQ. FT. IN VA L L E YVIEW! ... Kitchen s h o wc a s e s E! maple cabiG REAT VALU nets, corner pantry, island sink and lr g. dining space w/big bright windows. Spacious bonus r oom above gar. w/many possibilities. Other f eatures incl. gas FP, vinyl f encing, two stamped concrete patios, cov. deck, balcony off master bdrm. R V parking, 24’x26’ htd. gar. CA315795 REDUCED PRICE…now asking $373,000! IMPRESSIVE E LEGANC E ... a gracious foyer welcomes you to this prestigious 3215 sq. ft., 2-stor ey. Awesome floor plan. Recent upgrades are stunning. Located in quiet cr escent. Must definitely be seen to be appreciated! You won’t want to leav e. Phone f or an appt. to view. CA316841 Now asking $699,000 W O W ! BEAUTI FU L VALLEYVIEW BUNGALOW, CLOSE TO PARKS AND TRAILS! ... Quality and custom built with beautiful open floor plan, v aulted ceilings, alcoves, columns and display ledges! Exceptional kitchen, granite, huge island, N U-Heat tiling, soothing air tub, cozy 3-sided F P, MF laundry. Irrigation system, R V option, vinyl f encing, triple panes and more! You’ll love it! CA320143 Only $399,900

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A MUST SEE – VERY SPACIOUS – G R EAT FAMILY HOME – IMMACULATE – LOCATION ... Numerous upgrades incl. impr essive newer hardwood. Attractive floor plan, “L ” living/dining, lge. f amily kitchen, f amily rm., F P, garden doors to patio. M F laundry, office. 5 bdrm., 3 baths. Dev . bsmt. Dad will lov e the 26’x30’ htd. gar age. Super size lot w/gar den. Asking $344,200 CA321596 E XC E P TI O NAL HOME – P ARK SETTING ... impressive custom built home w/great location, awesome yard. Upgrades galore! Exceptional kitchen inviting dinette, attr active LR. Superb family room w/garden doors to covered courtyard. 24’x24’ garage and a lot more! A must see! CA319196 Asking $349,900 EXCITING NEW 1547 SQ. FT. M U LT I - L E V E L LOCATED IN CREEKVIEW SU BDIVISION ... 3-bdrm. open concept home is stunning to the eye and extremely functional. Bright kitchen w/centr e island, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, MF laundry, 5-pce. en suite plus much more! CA322233 Asking $364,900 P O P U L A R ZETSEN MULTILEVEL ... w/ walk-out bsmt. Spacious floor plan w/ v aulted ceilings, large entryway, FP, hardwood/tile flooring, MF master bdrm. gr anite countertops, much more. Asking $384,900 CA320242 SIMILAR TO PICTURE

A N O T H E R POPULAR MULTILEVEL FLOOR PLAN FROM ZETSEN ... Large windows throughout, beautiful kitchen, v aulted ceilings, great master c/w 4-pce. en suite, heated floor . Rear covered deck, double att ached garage, exposed aggregate driveway. Call now for your private showing! Asking $344,900 CA322240 E XC E P T I O N A L SIMILAR 2006 SQ. FT. TO PICTURE T W O - STO R E Y ... Triple garage, wa l k o u t - b s m t . , backs onto park. Functional family floor plan, M F laundry, bonus room upstairs, 4-pce. en suite w/ soaker tub. Asking $419,900 CA320246 BRAND NEW 1504 SQ. FT. TWO-STOREY ... by Zetsen Master Builders. Close to parks, trails, this SIMILAR TO home features 3 PICTURE bdrm., MF laundry, vaulted ceiling in master bdrm. plus 5-pce. en suite that is sur e to impress! Asking $354,900 CA320245 W O W ! EXCEPTIONAL, I M PR ESSIVE C U S T O M BUILT - L ARGE P R I VAT E PIE SHAPE CRESCENT LOT ... Love at first sight. Y ou’ll be welcomed by a bright foyer with 15’ curved ceiling and marble floor. Superb kitchen is Mom’s dr eam, maple cabinets, gr anite and top end appliances. Garden door to a 20’x25’ cov ered patio. Elegant formal DR. Excellent placement of all windows. Large master bdrm. Superb 5 piece en suite. M F laundry. Tigerwood hdw floor and casing f eatured. Totally finished bsmt, infloor htg, 3-car htd garage. Long list of extras. Shown by appointment. Ask $679,500 CA322384

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CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 CUTE CLEAN AFFORDABLE HOME IN SOUTHWEST MEADOWS ... close to w est end shopping! Great ext. presentation w/front covered deck, large LR, spacious kitchen/DR c/w white cabinets. Master bdrm. c/w his and hers closets, 4-pce. bath. All situated on large pie-shaped lot! Appl. incl. CA321354 Asking $245,000

CHARMING CHARACTER HOME ... close to schools and Mirror Lake walking paths. Archways, built-ins, large living spaces. M F master bdrm., 2 bdrm. upst airs. Bsmt. dev eloped but needs some w ork. Oversized lot 8 0’x130’. 24’x26’ detached garage with gas line. Huge yard! Asking $207,500 CA321877

AF F O R DAB LE 3-BEDROOM – CRESCENT LOCATION – P L AYG RO U N D ... 1240 sq. ft. duplex w/open MF. Lots of cupboards, island, extra bath. P atio doors to deck. L arge master bdrm. Lots of closet space. 5 appl. incl. Att ached garage. Try an offer! Ask $218,500 CA321339

SOLID BI-LEVEL W I T H MUCH TO OFFER! ... New REDUCE D! f l o o r i n g upstairs, open kitchen/dining. Double gar age, RV capabilities, mature trees, enclosed deck. Clean, well taken of and r eady for you. Quick possession available! Most furniture negotiable too! Asking $226,000 CA319724

SUBSTANTIALLY RENOVATED BUNGALOW ... w/upgrades that include N EW shingles, siding, windows upstairs, flooring, kitchen/bathr oom, plumbing, furnace, garage door and more! 22’x24’ garage w/RV potential. Great investment, starter or retirement home. CA321125 Asking $228,000 G O O D STA RT E R HOME OR INVESTMENT ... Zoned R3 with a gr eat location, close N EW PRIC E! to Rosehaven, hospital and Mirror Lake. Features 2-bdrm. bungalow w/upgraded windows, siding, soffits, furnace. Easy walk to parks, w alking trails, work. Mature treed yard, older single gar age. Requires some repair, maintenance. CA319950 Now asking $165,900 W E L L KEPT HALF DUPLEX IN STONEY C R E E K ! M EAD OWS ER FF O B RING AN A D U L T COMMUNITY ... extended deck w/beautiful views backing onto the Cr eek. Double att ached garage, spacious r ooms, MF laundry, oak cabinets, central vac, gas F P, fin. bsmt. No condo fees! A quiet location perf ect for retirees. Now asking $279,900 CA316945

G R E AT S TA R T E R HOME OR R EVE N U E PROPERTY ... located in the University area. Lots of upgrades. Good bungalow with 2 bdrm. up. Mother-in-law suite in bsmt. Nice big lot with 20’x30’ garage, workshop in back. Be sure to view this one! Asking $221,900 CA320500 I’M A R EAL JEWEL – D E F I N ITE LY A MUST SEE ... very impressive, bright, upgraded and very attractively color coordinated cozy bungalow. Very nicely fin. bsmt. Lovely lge. covered patio. Incl. 6 appl. Super new er 2-car insul. gar age. Fenced yard. Immed. poss. Try an offer. CA322209 Asking $199,900

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COZY BUNGALOW, CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION ... great senior or st arter property! Features easy access front and rear entries w/home all on one level. Spacious country kitchen, LR, 2 bdrm., bathroom, MF laundry. Private treed yard w/deck, shrubs, flower beds, sheds, 12’x24’ gar age, HE furnace. You’ll want to view this one! CA319692 Now asking $165,900

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CLOSE TO PARKS AND WALKING TRAILS! ... Cozy bungalow w/convenient west central location. Featuring upgraded flooring, har dwood floors in bdrm. Country kitchen, 3 bdrm., dev . bsmt. w/ large family/games rm. Mature treed yard, 14’x24’ garage. New H E furnace. Gr eat starter or inv estment property. Come take a look! CA318284 Asking $168,900 L O C A T E D NEAR A P ARK AND WITHIN W A L K I N G DISTANCE OF CAMROSE WEST END SHOPPING ... 1481 sq. ft., 3 bdrm, 2 story home. Kitchen comes with oak cabinets, center island eating bar, MF laundry. huge master with walk-in closet and 3 pc . en suite. basement is open f or future development. Appliances included. CA322516 Asking $266,900

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IDEAL STARTER HOME ... 1125 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. bungalow. Spacious kitchen and dining area. Large LR, bsmt. has 2 bdrm., rumpus r oom, storage and 3-pce. bath. Incl. 6 appliances. Deck off D R. 2-car garage, 24’x24’ htd. Close to schools, green space. Now asking $219,000 CA320041

GREAT OPPORTUNITY – STARTER HOME OR INVESTMENT ... needs some r epair and maintenance. Spacious bi-lev el home in matur e area w/private treed yard, 26’x26’ gar age. Two FP, 5 bdrm., 3 baths. W alkout access from bsmt. Large deck, fenced, alley access, good location. Call now to view! Now asking $219,900 CA319943

M U ST SE E! VERY IMPRESSIVE, IMPERIAL VILLAS ... enjoy the worry-free condominium lifestyle, and the new lower prices. You’ll be proud to call this home in a great central location. Be sur e to view so y ou can appreciate the quality and det ails. Built ener gy efficient. Price incl. $3500 appl. allow. CA315312 Prices starting at $224,9 00 incl. G ST

GREAT BUNGALOW IN A Q UIET CRESCENT LOCATION ... close to schools and r ec centre. Lots of upgrades. Beautiful big back y ard with all new fence, large patio area. Be sure to view this one! It won’t last long! Asking $239,000 CA322174

ACREAGES AC R EAG E ONLY 1/2 MI. FROM PAVEMENT, 7 MI. FROM CAM ROSE ... requires completion. 2.99 acres w/next-to-new home w/lar ge triple garage. 1602 sq. ft. 2-storey featuring open staircase, 9’ ceilings, display ledges, bright open plan. Country kitchen, vaulted ceilings in spacious dinette, cozy gas F P. Huge M F laundry, great en suite. Attached 28’x36’ garage requires completion. If you’re handy or looking for a project, you’ll want to view this property! Now asking $300,000 CA320895

WOW! WALKOUT ACREAGE LOT – S UPERB VIEW! ... 1.57 acres only 5 miles west of Camrose, 1/2 mile off pav ement. Overlooking peaceful, relaxing countryside, pr oposed golf course. It’s the perfect setting to build your dream home. Call now! Asking $119,000 CA321717 16.48 ACRES ... 5 km east of Holden just off Hwy.14. Peaceful setting, gr eat spot to build. Water line, gas line run through property. Now asking $120,000 CA293010

PRIVATE TREED ACREAGE, THE PERFECT GETAWAY! ... Very secluded setting w/6.8 acr es that offers a r estful country lif estyle. Features 1160 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. mobile w/v aulted ceilings, lovely country kitchen, lots of cabinetry . Superb carousel dinette, spacious master, superb en suite. New shingles, siding. Small hobby shop, pole shed, storage sheds. Priv ate getaway w/lots of potential. Call now to view! CA320948 Asking $229,900

WOW! BEAUTIFUL WALKOUT BUNGALOW – SUPERB ACREAGE SETTING! ... You’ll love it! Close to Camr ose, by pav ement. Beautiful open plan features vaulted 9’ ceilings, exceptional windows, hardwood flooring, superb kitchen, amazing dinette area, superb en suite. Excellent w alkout bsmt., heated gar age. 28’x36’ heated w orkshop and more! Great views! A must see! CA321714 Asking $519,000

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Chartered Accountants Directory

780-672-7474 Grand Park Plaza 6022-48 Avenue, Camrose

Dale Bowal 780-679-4678

L. A. DUFRESNE

Bud James 780-385-3100 Killam/Sedgewick

Cory Starchuk 780-781-4217

Trevor Van Leeuwen 780-781-8973

Trudi Dunham 780-608-6635

Rick Nygaard 780-608-0675

www.camrose-homes.com e-mail: dbowal@telusplanet.net

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4876-50 Street, Camrose T4V 1P7

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3831B-44 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3T1 Phone (780)679-2515, Fax (780)679-2507 Toll Free: 1-877-679-2515

Brandon Kroeger, CA, CFA Greg Joyce, CA Larry Lewsaw, CA D. M. Scarisbrick, CGA, CA D. K. Currie, ACIA

GREAT POTENTIAL WITH THIS 3-BEDROOM STARTER HOME – $15,000 REDUCTION! ... in quiet location on oversized 60’ x 150’ lot. Upstairs has new kitchen, updated 4 piece bath, ceramic tile and recently painted, upgraded windows. Asking $169,500. For more details, call Cory. (R1365)

GREAT LOCATION... You will love this one. This home has been very well looked after and has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, with sunroom off dining area. Basement is fully finished with underfloor heat, 2 bedrooms and 4 piece bath plus large rec roon and utility room. Yard is tastefully landscaped with large storage shed and all fenced. Double heated garage with 220 wiring. Call Rick for details. Price $389,000 (R1362)

REDUCED GREAT, ENERGY EFFICIENT... 4 bedroom, 3 bath bungalow located on large lot near west end shopping and parks. Special features too numerous to mention. Priced at $425,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1379)

Formerly TIEN ROSTAD

#201, 4870-51 St., Camrose, AB T4V 1S1 Tel. (780)672-9217 Fax (780)672-9216 email: tienrostad@tienrostad.com www.tienrostad.com

GREAT STARTER OPPORTUNITY 3-BDRM. HALF DUPLEX... New paint and flooring, central location, fenced. For more details, call Dale. Asking $149,500. (R1368)

• Douglas A. Tien, FCA • Shirley G. Rostad, CA

“VALLEYVIEW BEAUTY” If you want a quality built home, then look no further. This home has been built to above standard construction in and out. Features over 2500 sq.ft.per floor with attention to detail in finishing. This 4-bedroom, 4-bath home has infloor heating throughout. Large chef quality kitchen, 2-fireplaces and three-car heated garage. Too many features to mention so call Rick for details. Price: $995,000. (R1373)

Beth P. Kushnerick, CA Dean R. Inman, CGA Eric Huolt, CA Michael Wetsch, CGA Annette McTavish, ACIA • Denotes a partnership of Professional Corporations

NEW ON MARKET...CROWN CARE CONDO... One bedroom plus den, vaulted ceilings, east facing garge. Asking $158,000 (R1378)

GOOD LOCATION... Close to schools, downtown and west end shopping. Home has private setting on large lot w/lots of trees and unique backyard firepit. This 3-bdrm. home also has 2 gas FP plus 16’x10’ sunroom that serves as entrance to home. Single heated garage and paved driveway. Call Rick for details. Priced at $234,900. (R1369)

4602-49 Avenue Camrose, Alberta T4V 0M6 FAX LINE: (780)672-0057 Toll free: 1-866-772-2600 e-mail: hnw@hnw-ca.com

Members of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta FOCUS ON THIS OPPORTUNITY!... This project is in full swing. The home is at the framing stage and will be ready as soon as possible. Palladio Homes Ltd. offers to have this 1418 sq/ ft Bi-Level with back attached garage specially finished with your personal choice in interior finishing! Address: 7004 49A Avenue, Listed at $319,900. Call Trevor for service! (R1328)

OUTSTANDING TOWNHOUSE AT RIDGEPOINT IN CAMROSE!... This well maintained home is finished over 1200 sq/ft with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Upgrades include quality laminate flooring on main, ceramic back splash in the kitchen, 5 appliances including a convection oven and more! Ample storage throughout this home. Handy 2pc bath on main with laundry close at hand. Convenient deck area off the back for relaxing and the BBQ. Close to schools, shopping and downtown, this unit could be perfect for you! Listed at $199,500. Call Trevor for viewing. (R1376)

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GREAT, AFFORDABLE... 3 bedroom, 2 bath family home with mother-in-law suite in quiet area of the city close to schools and shopping. Includes appliances. Priced at $168,700. Call Trudi for details. (R1375)

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NEAR ROUND HILL... A must see for the discriminating buyer. Unique “A Frame” with 1’ walls, large 1344 sq. ft. addition, sitting on 80 acre package. Renovations in the past 3 months include completely new kitchen, bathroom, new upstairs carpets, vinyl siding on addition, roof, decks, buildings. Spacious 40’x30’ garage. “MUST SEE”! Call Cory for details. Priced at $549,500. (A414)

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JUST A HALF MILE OFF HWY AT BAWLF!... This property is 2.47 acres with a 1587 sq/ft comfortable (storey and a half) older home. Just half a mile to school and services! All amongst and sheltered by trees with abundant edible fruit, grassy meadows and ample privacy make this a special location! A must for those who can fully appreciate the established nature of this property and like the rich gardening soil and the outdoors. There is an updated and heated 42x32 original barn building on the property that can appeal to a variety of uses with potential for horses. The home has 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, large kitchen, dining area, and bright windows. There are 5 quality appliances included. Listed at $229,900. Call Trevor for details. (A410)

REDUCED LOTS TO OFFER... This well built 3-bedroom bungalow is located in a downtown area, close to two schools, recently painted, developed basement with rec room, wood stove, bedroom and bath, covered patio, greenhouse, 22’ x 24’ garage. Must be viewed. Asking $219,000. Call Dale for details. (R1330)

NEW NORWAY... You will love the park like setting of this acreage. The 3-bedroom home has had main floor upgrades including a beautiful kitchen makeover, plus some windows and flooring upgrades. Nicely landscaped yard with fruit trees and lots of shrubs. Large dugout on south side of property supplies lots of water for plants and trees. Call Rick. Asking $299,900. (A393)

CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY!... This project is now underway and time is of the essence. Palladio Homes Ltd. offers to have this 1278 sq/ft bungalow plan with back attached garage specially finished with your personal choice in interior selections! Address: 7002 49 A Avenue. Listed at $319,900. Call Trevor today! (R1327)

SHADOWRIDGE BUILT... 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, fenced, deck, backing onto open area. Quick possesion. Asking $256,000. Call Dale for particulars. (R1337)

COMFORTABLE... New home with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and fenced yard in quiet area of the city. Priced at $322,900. Call Trudi for details (R1377)

LESS THAN 20 MINUTES FROM CAMROSE... Well treed setting on this 2.24 acre package. C/W everything you need to enjoy a piece of country living, spacious 1.5 story, 5-bedroom home with large covered deck,oversized 24’4 x 36’3 heated garage with plenty of shop space. All this and more, well worth a look. Priced at $264,000. For details, call Cory. (A408)

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FANTASTIC LOCATION... 2 bedroom, 2 bath adult condo. Conveniently located within walking distance to shopping, medical clinic, entertainement and other amenities. Sun room, patio deck, en suite laundry, handy single attached garage with plenty of storage room. Lovely common area with kitchen, fireplace, games tables and more. Must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $249,500. Call Cory for details. (R1360)

SPLENDID TWO-STOREY HALF DUPLEX LOCATED IN VALLEYWIEW... This tastefully decorated home, built in 2007, has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a nice sized dining area, oak cabinets in the kitchen with easy access to the dura deck with regal railings and the single car garage with extra wide parking area at the rear. Well maintained, this could be the great start you desire and would appeal to singles, families and empty nesters! Listed at $269,900. Call Trevor for services today! (R1374)

QUIET LOCATION... Well maintained 5-bdrm. home close to schools and parks. Has had some upgrades including windows on main level and some flooring in bsmt. New shingles 2008. Property is on large lot with large double heated and insulated garage, RV parking. Call Rick for details. Priced at $249,000. (R1372)

ATTENTION FIRST TIME BUYERS... This is an exceptional fully renovated mobile home. Call Cory for details. Priced to SELL at $58,000. (R1371)

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IMMEDIATE POSSESION... 1995 16’x68’ mobile home, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. $75,000. Call Dale (R1380)

NEW PRICE! “DAYSLAND”... Good investment for young family or first time buyer. Good location on large corner lot in quiet neighborhood. Newer decks and windows plus eavestroughing, facia and windows. Home has 1400+ sq. ft. and has 3 bedrooms and 2 4/pc baths, large living and family room plus dining room off kitchen. Double detached garage with breezeway plus large garden shed. Call Rick for details. Price $138,000. (R0929)

Terry Olsen, Owner, Manager

CHECK MARK THIS 1586 SQ/FT BUNGALOW IN DAYSLAND... This large and comfortable plan with country kitchen, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and mostly finished basement may be perfect for you. Total living area is approx. 3000 sq/ft. Built in 2006, there is maple in the kitchen with a centre island, bright windows and a very large deck. Situated on a 83’ x 120’ lot, in a newer area of town and must be seen! Listed at $234,900 MLS#316116 Call Trevor for viewing. (RO899)

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TILLICUM BEACH... 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room c/w fireplace, 2 car garage, situated on 100’x150’ treed lots, with very scenic views. Some furniture and furnishings included. Asking $224,900. Call Dale for details. (RO884)

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New windows, new siding, flooring, paint and bathrooms. Oversized lot with a park right next door. A must see! Priced to sell at $158,900. Call Cory for details. (RO910)

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY SETTING... with highway frontage. Bungalow with loft plus many upgrades including new windows and some flooring on main floor. New fascia and soffits this year. Also lots of trees and some older buildings plus newer barn in good condition. 13.28 acres with 2 water wells with good flow. $399,000. Call Rick for details. (A395) LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... great view and quiet setting! Perfect for hillside home at north end of lake. 2 acres with lots of trees. Gas and power nearby. Call Rick for details. (A394)

COMMERICAL 4944-50 Street, Camrose, AB 780-672-2732

LOTS OF SPACE HERE!!... Over 3200 sq./ft. 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with large double attached and heated garage waiting for a family that can enjoy the quiet neighborhood and the amenities the town has to offer. A must view!! Price: $247,900. Call Rick for details. (RO931)

HAY LAKES... what a beauty - over 1,400 sq. ft. bi-level, upgraded counter tops, professionally painted, fireplace, large front foyer, vaulted ceiling, 9’ ceiling in basement with oversized windows. Must be viewed to be appreciated. Asking $319,000. Call Dale for details. (RO848)

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ROSALIND... Very nice corner lot with fruit trees and shrubs with alley access. Older 14’ x 55’ mobile home with addition. Owners are open to offers. Call Rick for details. Priced at $45,900. (RO908)

SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT (KINGMAN)... Plenty of renovations and size. This property would be an exceptional buy for a big family, social organization, church group. Oversized double garage, single garage. Both with 220 power. Two outdoor decks, large mud room. Think potential, get creative! Priced to SELL! Asking $164,500. Call Cory for details. (RO913)

ROSALIND... Very clean home with many upgrades. this home has three bedrooms and a 4-pce. bath. Good sized kitchen and separate dining area. Three-season sunroom as well with access to backyard. Great home for first time buyers or young family. Comes with 4 appl. and central a/c unit. Call Rick for details. Priced at $54,900. (RO923)

FABULOUS LOT WITH UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... Has municipal water and sewer, gas and power. Triple garage can be converted into a dwelling. Asking $120,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO920)

Affordable living with this 3-bedroom, 2-bath, spacious 1140 sq/ft bungalow with finished basement. Main floor laundry. Very clean home with low maintenance yard, quick possession. A must see! Priced to sell at $178,900. Call Cory for details. (RO911) JUST LISTED IN HAY LAKES! This Bi-level home, built in 2005, has 1358 finished sq/ft, 3 bedrooms up, and 2 full baths. Open living room with vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace, large country kitchen with access to covered deck area. Big bright windows illuminate this home. Master is privately placed upstairs, with walk-in and full bath. Partially finished basement, with rooms laid out, drywalled. Just finish to your desired specs. Total finished size would then be approx. 2200 sq./ft. Double attached garage completes the package, with a large fenced yard and more. Listed at only $284,900. Call Trevor for more details. (RO933)

LOTS ATTENTION! BUILDERS AND INVESTORS, BRAND NEW LISTING... Great opportunity for an investment/revenue property! Exceptional building lot, presently zoned R2A but can be R3A, direct control and other options. 76’x105’ which would be an excellent location for a 4-plex or larger unit subject to City of Camrose approval. Located close to downtown and Mirror Lake! A true bargain at $140,000. Call Cory for details. (L189) WELL LOCATED RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOT IN DAYSLAND... This undeveloped lot in Daysland is 50’x120’, zoned R1 and is nicely set amongst a group of nice sized well maintained homes. Just a short walk to school! The frontage faces a park/recreational area. Just a short walk to school! Daysland has many local services. Now listed at $32,900 . Call Trevor for service. (L185)

GREAT YEAR ROUND HOME ON LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, triple garage, has own well, view of the lake and much more. Priced at $189,000.00. Call Trudi for details. (RO928)

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EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 0.995 acre industrial property. Water to property but some limitations apply. Asking price $109,450. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C136) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property with some water limitations. Asking price $491,700. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C137) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... at Ervick Junction. 6.35 acre industrial land. Water available but some limitations apply. Asking price $698,500. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C138) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 9.41 acre industrial land right of way on south side of property. Plan 8070 ET – Title # 012-006-506. Water to property however certain limitations apply. Asking price $1,034,500. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C135) WINTER IS HERE... Great place to keep your investment protected out of the environment by storing it in a safe place. 1/5th share in large hangar at Camrose Airport, with lots of room to do your maintenance, etc. Asking $43,000 Call Rick for details. (C267) TURN KEY BUSINESS AND PROPERTY... Established plumbing shop, all equipment, tools and service truck. Nice clean operation with large service area. Call Dale for details. (C269)

Rosalind 4-H Beef Club has had busy winter Spencer Bellingham Club reporter

Hello, this is Spencer Bellingham reporting from the Rosalind 4-H Beef Club. We have been busy lately with our club meeting in January at Charlie’s barn. Dr. Gail Cunningham came out and taught us how to better take care of our

animals. Then at the February meeting Ryan Crandall from the UFA came and helped us to better succeed with our public speaking. We would also like to thank everyone that came to our annual pancake supper and supported us in raising money for the club, and to those that bought beef

jerky at the supper; it is greatly appreciated. Our annual public speaking was held on the 26th of February and everyone did very well in putting a speech together. Our winners were: Junior Class: 1st Halley Hay, 2nd Tia Albers; Intermediate Class: 1st

Seanna Uglem, 2nd Spencer Bellingham; Senior Class: 1st Cody Bowie, 2nd Reggie Bowie. We would like to thank the judges and timers for taking time out of their day by assisting us with our public speaking. Until next report, stay warm and enjoy the snow!


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It seems like we’re on our way to spring... At Konto and Sofa Land we are doing our part by heating up the season with our most incredible values of the year.

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Upcoming Courses Dyeing Workshop

Wire Earrings

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (March 10)

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon (March 17)

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Bring your skeins of acrylic, cotton, linen or tencel and spend the morning applying a variety of hues to create a serendipity of color.

50 plus $15 supplies

Learn how to use wire and beads to create unique earrings. Fun to do and easy to create! Great gifts!

Introductory Woodworking Wednesdays, 7 to 9 p.m. (March 7, 14, 21 & 28) $ 85 plus supplies

Felt a Scarf

Learn how to use many woodworking tools and machines including scroll saw, bandsaw, mitre saw, table saw, etc. Bring your own project idea or choose one from examples available. Cost of material will depend on project chosen and material used.

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Saturday, 9 to 12 noon (March 24)

50 plus supplies

Create a light and extremely drapable luxurious scarf from a mixture of 80% merino and 20% silk fibre.

Kumihimo (Japanese Braiding) Silk Fusion CLOUD SECTIONAL BY DECOR-REST Shown in a beautiful chocolate leather, and is available in many leathers. Fits the whole family... with room to spare! Ottomans $649 each.

Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m. (March 24)

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Tuesday, 6:30-9 p.m. (March 13)

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Work with gorgeous color blends of silk fibre and create silk fusion – a type of thin silk felt. Using a simple technique that results in an explosion of color, the course will include the creation of flat and three-dimensional pieces of silk fusion.

Contact Lois Larson, loisl@cable-lynx.net, 679-1631 (days), 672-2551 (eve.) www.camrosecraftcentre.ca

Winter Event

Camrose Registry Ltd. 5613-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone (780)672-1671, Fax (780)672-1982

4879-68 Street, Camrose AB

www.kontofurniture.ca www.sofaland.ca

780-672-6608

Monday - Wednesday 10-6, Thursday 10-9, Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-5

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Alberta Registry Services • Vehicle Registration • Operator Services • Pro-Rate and Fleet Registrations • Out of Province Inspection Requests • Driver testing/Learners exams Personal Property Services • Lien Searches • Register Finance Statements • Register Writs of Enforcement • Register Garage Keepers Liens

Corporate Services • Corporate Registries – Level 3 • File Annual Returns • Register Trade Names/Partnerships • Incorporate Companies Vital Statistics • Birth/Marriage/Death Certificates • Marriage Licences Other Services Include • Land Title Searches • Raffle Licences • Traffic Fine Payments

HOURS: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We accept Cash, Cheque, and Debit for payment

camrosedirectory.ca Fish and Game fundraiser March 10 The Camrose and District Fish and Game Association will be holding its 18th annual banquet/fundraiser at the Norsemen Inn this Saturday, Mar. 10. The event will include wild game appetizers, a supper, silent auction, entertainment by comedian Lars Callieou, and the presen-

tation of trophies in a number of different categories, including largest fish and most outstanding antlers. Camrose and District Fish and Game Association uses profits from the banquet/fundraiser to send youth to camp, maintain the community fish pond,

set up birdhouses in and around Camrose, and operate special events like Family Day fishing and much more. Tickets may still be purchased by contacting Jun Mah at 780-672-2890 or Jodie Lewis at 780-608-6837, or e-mailing camrosefishandgame@hotmail.com.

Offense of Theft On October 25, 2011, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., unknown person(s) entered a residence on 53 Avenue in the 6600 Block in Camrose, through an unlocked door. Numerous items were stolen from the residence, including a 50-inch Samsung TV, a black Xbox with serial number 409532504905 and approximately 10 Xbox games. To date, the investigation has not revealed the identity of the person(s) responsible for this crime and police are asking your assistance through Crime Stoppers. If you have any information on this crime or any other crime which leads to an arrest, you qualify for a cash award of up to $2,000. Please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or 1-800-222-TIPS or visit www.tipssubmit.com You do not have to reveal your identity. Use your phone or computer! Help solve a crime! Be a Crime Stopper!

Lee Drever had the highest score for gross non-typical antlers taken from a mule deer at the Camrose Fish and Game Association's recent Big Buck Night at Camrose Golf Course.

Camrose and District Crime Stoppers is funded entirely by donations from organizations, businesses, and/or individuals. Donations may be mailed to: Camrose and District Crime Stoppers, Box 1474, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 1X4. Tax deductible receipts will be provided.


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Shaw wants another crack at Canadian rodeo finals we moved to Ardrossan By Murray Green and then to Daysland. Ladies' barrel racer The property here (a Crystal Shaw of Daysland couple of miles northfinished third at the west of Daysland) had Canadian Finals Rodeo a big machine shed, so in 2010. She wants to we turned that into a return for another shot at riding arena." the title. She enters about A new season starts 45 rodeos a year. "One with the Camrose Spring year, I would like to go Classic Pro Rodeo from further, maybe to the March 16 to 18. "It's the States during the winkick-off to the Canadian ter to keep going," said Professional Rodeo AssoCrystal. ciation, so after a long Camrose will have winter it's a good one to do high calibre stock well at," said Crystal. "It's provided by the Outa special rodeo because it lawbuckers Rodeo is the first. If you do well Corporation, and vetthere, then you are leaderan announcer Les ing in the standings and McIntyre will be back are off to a good start. to call the action. A wild Camrose has been good pony race for the young to me and we don't have cowboys and cowgirls far to go." will be the half time She has been around entertainment. the sport for many years. The Camrose "I have been entering pro Regional Exhibition rodeos for 20 years and will be the site of three before that, I was in the performances. Rodeo finals for the Lakeland action begins at 7 p.m. Rodeo Association and the on Friday and SaturWild Rose Association," day and at 2 p.m. on said Crystal. "In between Sunday. The slack run rodeos I train horses. I've is slated for 11 a.m. on trained western pleasure, Friday morning and it show, track and barrel is open to the public at racing horses. Now I speno charge. cialize in barrel racing The regular rodeo horses. Right now, I train eight outside horses and Mike Copeman Photo events include saddle two of my own. I'm getting Crystal Shaw of Daysland and her horse cut around a barrel during the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Edmonton in 2010. bronc, bareback riding, my horses in shape for the She finished third that year and is ready to make another run for the finals, starting with the Camrose Spring Classic calf tie-down roping, steer wrestling, boys upcoming rodeo season. Pro Rodeo March 16 to 18. steer riding, ladies' barThey need 60 to 90 days of conditioning before they are good year. I was $1,400 short of incident. "It didn't keep me for me. I paid $600 for him at a rel racing, team roping and bull qualifying last year. That is one down for long. My horse Carter horse sale." riding. ready for the rodeo season." Crystal started training Last year was not a great good weekend away for going knows what to do. They learn to Stettler band Domino will one for Crystal. "I usually go to the finals. In Armstrong, we love their job, just like humans. horses when she was 13 on play after the rodeo on Satwith two horses and both made knocked down a barrel that If they are trained right, they her dad's farm. "I started with urday night. The doors open money for me over the years. might have made the difference. crave their job. He is fast on gymkhanas and moved on to at 9:30 p.m. A rodeo ticket However, last year was a bad There is a lot of luck involved his own, so it is important for rodeos. My dad (Robert Harincludes entrance to the dance. year. One horse was sick and too. I'm ready to come back with me to have a smooth clean run kin) was my biggest influence and let him put in a good time. and he was a good horse train- Dance tickets only are $5. Tickthe other one had an abscess in a vengeance this year." Despite the broken ribs, He first started barrel racing er. I learned everything from ets are available at the CRE the foot," explained Crystal. "I was also bucked off a colt and Crystal tied for first in Camrose when he was six, a little old to him. I grew up around Busby office, by calling 780-672-3640 broke four ribs, so it wasn't a last year, two weeks after the start, but he has come through and when I married (Roger) or toll free at 1-800-296-8112.

Kodiaks eliminated in the first round by Calgary Canucks By Murray Green The Camrose Kodiaks know the meaning of sudden death. The dream of a long playoff run was laid to rest when the Calgary Canucks scored in overtime to end all hopes of a lengthy drive to defend the south division championship in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Calgary won 2-1 when defenceman Gianni Mangone netted an unassisted marker in overtime on Feb. 28. The loss eliminated the Kodiaks in four games. Camrose defenceman Josh Smith opened the scoring in the first period on a power play. The Canucks tied it up in the second with a man advantage, and both teams had trouble solving the netminding of Brayden Hopfe of Camrose and Michael Matyas of the Canucks, especially at even strength. Calgary poured on the shots with a 46-28 advantage including 8-1 in the extra frame. Hopfe held the Kodiaks in the game by making 44 saves and even stopped Brett Pinder on a penalty shot. When the dust settled, the

difference was the play of the special teams in the third game. The Camrose Kodiaks were doubled up 6-3 by the Calgary Canucks on Feb. 27. With the loss, the Kodiaks trailed the Canucks in the best of five series 2-1. The Canucks went four for 15 on the power play, while Camrose had a two for 11 night. Connor Mailey, Nolan Marshall and Joel Johnson scored for the Kodiaks. The Kodiaks used both goalies. Hopfe stopped 12 of 15 shots and Matt Gibney made 18 of 22 saves. The clubs split a pair of games on Feb. 24 and 25. Calgary won the first game 4-2. Dylan Schellenberg and Nolan Marshall scored for Camrose. Hopfe turned aside 19 of 22 shots. Calgary scored into an empty net with 10 seconds left in the game. The Kodiaks had more fight in the second game and won 5-1. Marshall garnered two goals while Cody Pongracz, Connor Mailey and Ryan Hoult added single markers. Gibney made 23 of 24 saves, while the Kodiaks had 28 shots on the Calgary net.

Pro Sports Photography The Camrose Kodiaks fired the puck into the top corner on this play at the EnCana Arena. The Kodiaks didn't have enough scoring to beat the Canucks in the Alberta Junior Hockey League playoff series.


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BRCF presents grant to Children's Choir to assist with cost of summer trip to Ottawa

Battle River Community Foundation vice chair Vivianne Grue presents a cheque for $600 to Camrose Arts Society liaison Jane Cherry-Lemire and Camrose and Area Children's Choir treasurer Tammy Wollman.

The Battle River Community Foundation has granted $600 to the Camrose and Area Children's Choir. The grant was funded from the Harry M. Kuntz Memorial Fund. The Harry M. Kuntz Memorial Fund was created in 1996 by the family of the late Harry Kuntz, who was well known as an active entrepreneur, a community leader and a volunteer. He served on Camrose City council and was a Member of Parliament at the time of his passing in 1973. The intent of this memorial is to assist youth in becoming good community citizens. The Camrose and Area Children's Choir has been an active part of the musical life of the community since 1999, with a junior and senior division since 2003, and an auditioned select ensemble since 2009. The junior and senior choirs are non-auditioned groups, meaning anyone with a love of singing can join at any level of ability. "It is important for the children of our community to be offered the opportunity to be part of this musical group and what it offers," said Jane Cherry Lemire, of the Camrose Arts Society. "And thanks to the Battle River Community Foundation for its support. This grant will assist in travel expenses for an upcoming trip to Ottawa to sing at the Unisong Canadian Choir Festival on Canada Day." The Camrose and Area Children's Choirs have received a wonderful opportunity for 2012. The senior choir and select ensemble have been offered the chance to travel to Ottawa for Canada Day 2012 as one of two ambassador choirs from Alberta to perform in the Unisong Canadian Choir Festival. The

Unisong Canadian Choir Festival brings together choirs representing each province, and offers them the chance to unite in song in a national choral festival that will be in its 16th year in 2012. The participating choirs each have the opportunity to perform individually throughout Ottawa, as well as joining in massed rehearsals that culminate in performing on-stage at the National A rts Centre in our nation's capital on Canada Day, with a renowned choir conductor. Each year, the choir's mandate of learning about great singing and musicianship leads it to perform in concerts, provide music for local charities and other community events, participate in the Camrose Music Festival. Festival of Trees and Jaywalkers' Jamboree, learn through workshops and choral festivals at both the local and provincial level, and take field-trip excursions to high-calibre local choral, orchestral and theatrical performances. The Battle River Community Foundation exists to support projects in East Central Alberta, such as the Children's Choir, which benefit communities and have a positive impact on the future. Contributions to the Battle River Community Foundation are permanently invested in endowment funds, such as the Harry M. Kuntz Memorial Fund, currently valued in excess of $6.2 million. The principal remains untouched and the income is made available annually to support local projects. Since its founding in 1995, the Battle River Community Foundation has granted over $1.4 million to various projects and initiatives.

Alexander Halbert

Olga Tury

Mr. Alexander Halbert of Ferintosh passed away on Monday February 27, 2012 at the age of 94 years. Left to cherish his memory are his two daughters Marilyn (William) Black of Camrose and Virginia (Dale) Taylor of Calgary; four grandchildren Steven (Anne-Marie) Taylor of Calgary, Timmothy (Nina) Taylor of Calgary, Christine (Tom) Zarski of Sherwood Park and Bill (Jaimy Kamphorst) of Camrose; five greatgrandchildren Grayson, Olivia, Trinity, Ava and Aaron. Alex was predeceased by his first wife Olive; second wife Patricia; brother Bob; and sisters Bessie, Bella, Margaret and Jean. A funeral service was held on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Burgar Memorial Chapel with Rev. Brian Hunter officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date at New Norway Cemetery. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Stollery Children’s Hospital or to the Kidney Association. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com. Thank You We would like to extend a sincere thank you for the sympathy and many acts of kindness shown to our family in the passing of Alexander Halbert. A special thank you to Dr. Awakan and Dr. Fletcher, nurses and staff on Unit 5 for the tender and compassionate care provided. We are especially grateful to Reverend Brian Hunter for conducting the memorial service as this was a special request made by Dad. We were so blessed to have such a kind and loving father with us for as long as we did.

Olga was born January 3, 1932 in Daysland to parents Max and Mary Harmider. She passed away on February 29, 2012 at the age of 80 years. In October 1953, she married Steve Tury and they operated the Palace Theatre until their retirement in 1996. Olga was a very gentle person. She was at the ticket window in the theatre all the time and her warm kindness was shown in every aspect of her life. Known for her excellent cooking, she was always trying new recipes. In the summer months, she loved working outdoors, caring for flowers and cutting grass and gardening. She belonged to the Daysland Sunbeam Drop In Centre and was a frequent visitor there. She enjoyed collecting afghans for the centre which were then taken to the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. Olga was predeceased by her parents; brother Peter Harmider; brother Bernie Harmider; and sister Helen Bilyk. She is survived by her husband Steve; loving sister Nellie Marcinkoski; sister-in-law Nora Harmider; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of The Prairies Roman Catholic Church, Daysland with Rev. Leon Kler officiating. Interment followed in Daysland Cemetery. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com.

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Richard “Wayne” Lomness April 10, 1950 – March 7, 2011 Little did we know that morning God was going to call your name. In life, we loved you dearly, In death, we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you, But you did not go alone. For part of us went with you, The day God called you home. You left us peaceful memories, Your love is still our guide. And though we cannot see you, You are always by our side. Our family chain is broken And nothing seems the same. But as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again. Love Valerie, Children and Grandchildren

Rufus Allen Carl August 31, 1920 – March 9, 2011 A year – yes, a long year – has gone by since you left us – suddenly, and yet not so suddenly, for we knew that your time here on earth was drawing to a close. God has a better place for you. I see your smile and the twinkle in your eyes many times in a day – you are still missed so very much. Ever lovingly remembered by your family Emma, Marilyn and family, Vince and family, Devona and family

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Ruth Jonson who passed away on March 1, 2009 Gone are the days we used to share, But in our hearts, you are always there. The gates of memory will never close, We miss you more than anyone knows. With tender love and deep regrets, We who loved you will never forget. Memories always, Daughters Edie, Ruby, Alice, Nancy and Florence

In loving memory of

Brenda Louise (Felzien) Bell

In loving memory of

Glen Charles Lett

who passed away on February 4, 2011, and

Leona Whitley (Felzien) who passed away on March 11, 2011 A year has gone since you have passed, But in our hearts, fond memories last. You’re still around us in new form – The scent of flowers, the sun so warm, A butterfly dancing on the breeze, The whispers fluttering through the leaves. We think of you each passing day, We feel your love, we feel your grace, We miss your laughter and your smile, But we’ll meet again in a little while. And until then, we’ll do our best, To live with purpose while you rest. With love, your family

In loving memory of

Marvin Miller 1945 – 2011 One year ago today a heart of gold stopped beating. Remembering you is easy, we do it every day Missing you is the hardest part as it never goes away. To hear your voice, to see your smile, To sit with you and talk for a while, Would be our greatest wish. Today, tomorrow, our whole life through We will always love and remember you. Love Always, Lavina, Laun (Natalie, Linnea, Lusas), Tracy (Kelli), Lisa (Steven)

October 10, 1928 – March 8, 2006 If I should die and leave you here awhile Be not like others, sore undone, Who keep long vigils by the silent dust and weep, For my sake, turn again to life and smile Nerving thy heart and trembling hand to do Something to comfort other hearts than thine. Complete those dear unfinished tasks of mine And I, perchance, may therein comfort you. Forever loved, forever missed, Audrey and family

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Orvin William Boettger

Arnold Melvin Knutson

Ruby Lillian Carle

Orvin William Boettger was born on his parents’ farm near Kingman. He was the fifth son of William and Lydia Boettger and lived there for 77 years, at which time they moved to Camrose. He shared his birthday with his mother and a nephew. Orvin accepted Christ as his Savior and was baptized when he was nine years old and became a member of Salem Mennonite Church. His Savior was very important to him, and he served in many different roles in the church such as Song Leader, Adult Sunday School Teacher, Deacon Board Member and Lay Assistant to the Pastor. On July 24, 1952, he married the love of his life, Elsie Amanda Stauffer. They shared a Christ-centered home until he went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 25, 2012 at their home in Camrose. At the time of his death, he had lived 81 years, 11 months and 8 days. Orvin was loved and will be missed by his wife Elsie; five children Don (Marilyn) of Kingman, Charlotte Twitchell (Ken) of Camrose, Laura of Camrose, Brian (Yvonne) of Harrisonburg, VA, and Doug of Keswick, Ontario; 11 grandchildren Nicole Kucy (Greg), Janelle Hein (Joel), Joel Boettger, Amanda Batke (Aaron), Amanda McLaughlin (Rob), Carissa, Kiara and Bryson Boettger, and Macenzie, Faith and Emma Boettger; eight great-grandchildren Trevor, Tyler, Caleb and Sheldon Kucy, Braeden and Rylan Hein, and Abigail and Cayden McLaughlin. He is also survived by one brother Marvin Boettger; a sister-in-law Marge Boettger; and brothers and sisters-in-law Sid and Beulah Heintz and Enos and Lucetta Stauffer; along with a host of other relatives and friends. Orvin was predeceased by three brothers, six sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law. His love of singing was evident in the various choirs and quartets he was involved in over the years. He sang for the last time with the Tofield Men’s Chorus last week. Orvin was on the Mission Board of the Northwest Conference for many years and served on the MCC Alberta Board for seven years. He had a love of reading which was very evident on the bookshelves in their home. A special gift was his memory. When a family member couldn’t remember a name or location, he could be counted on to recall it. He especially had a way of remembering quotes, stories and sayings from decades ago. He was often heard saying, “That reminds me of...” Orvin and Elsie were caring and compassionate neighbours and, in 1974, they helped a neighbour whose husband was ill. A strong and valued friendship prevailed, and today Maria Wideman is a loved member of our family. Due to health issues in 2005, Orvin was much more limited in his short-term memory and the family is thankful for the additional seven years he lived after his surgeries. He is no longer bound by those limitations. His memory will always live in our hearts. A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Salem Mennonite Church south of Tofield. Interment took place at Salem Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the MCC. Condolonces may be made at www.weberfuneralhome.ca.

On February 25, 2012, Arnold Melvin Knutson passed away peacefully at the age of 84 years. Arnold was born in Torquay, SK on July 25, 1927. He was the eighth of ten children – six sisters and three brothers. Arnold lived and worked the family farm in Torquay. In 1948, he married Gladys Carolyn Jothen. Their four children were born while Arnold and Gladys were living in Torquay. In 1959, the family moved to Prince Albert, SK and then to Saskatoon, SK in 1960 where the family lived until 1967. During this time, Arnold worked in car and farm machinery sales. Arnold, Gladys and family packed up and moved to St. Albert, AB where he was employed in heavy industrial parts and equipment. While living in St. Albert, Arnold was active in the church choir and sang with the men’s chorus. This chorus evolved into the Good News Singers. The chorus traveled around Alberta singing at different events. Arnold enjoyed singing with his wife and family. He and Gladys sang together from the time they first met. In 1973, Arnold and Gladys moved to New Sarepta, AB where he started a manure spreading business with his son. He later sold his business and they bought the store, post office and mail delivery service in Ohaton, AB. Five years later, they sold the store and moved to Camrose, AB and started a TV rental business which he operated until retirement. Arnold was active in Messiah Lutheran Church where he sang in the choir and male chorus, and volunteered his services. He delivered Meals on Wheels and volunteered at Bethany for church services. In 2005, Arnold met and married Bernice Lanager Henkleman. They took up residence in Abbotsford, BC where Arnold and Bernice lived until 2011 when he moved back to Camrose. Arnold is survived by five sisters Anne Swerhone, Ethel Hanson, Helen Holth, Nina Martinson and Delores Sogge; one brother Olaf Knutson; his second wife Bernice Knutson; children Myrna Knutson, Mel Knutson, Joy Knutson, Lois (Al) Biel and Jan Knutson Stone; his grandchildren Jessica Knutson, Erica Knutson, Leif Knutson, Ben (Tina) Biel, BJ (Melinda) Biel and Adam Biel; and four great-granddaughters Kyla and Avery (of BJ and Melinda), Danika (of Ben and Tina) and Devin Rae (of Erica and Jeremy). He was predeceased by his first wife Gladys Jothen Knutson; brothers Elmer Knutson and Carl Knutson; and sister Inga Knutson. A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel. Inurnment will take place at Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose, on a later date. Donations are gratefully accepted in Arnold Knutson’s name to St Mary’s Hospital Palliative Care Fund, 4607-53 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 2A4. Condolences may be made at www.weberfuneralhome.ca.

Ruby was born in Vegreville, Alberta on July 14, 1916 to parents Martin and Marie Mathison, the second oldest of four girls. She passed away peacefully in Bethany Meadows on February 26, 2012 at the age of 95 years. She is survived by one sister Evelyn of Camrose; nieces Helen of St. Albert, Elaine of Camrose, and Donna of Stettler; nephew Jim of New Westminster, BC; other numerous great-, great-great-, and great-great-greatnieces and nephews; and many cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jim in 1988; her parents; two sisters Mildred in 1997 and Pearl in 1992; and one brother Roy in infancy. A funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 5, 2012 at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel with Rev. Norm Lentz. Inurnment took place at Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Thelma Holloway 1922 – 2000 You are forever in our hearts, Forever loved and never forgotten. – Sharon, Clayton, Cecile, Doug, Brooks

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Thank you to everyone who sent flowers, cards, memorial donations and attended the service. Your support at this time is greatly appreciated. We would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Aspen Cottage for the excellent care given to Ruby over the years. Thank you to Layne at Weber Funeral Home for your guidance with arrangements. Also, thanks to A-1 Catering for the lunch provided after the service. Many thanks to Rev. Norm Lentz for officiating the service, and to Barbara Lentz for playing the piano. In lieu of thank you cards, a donation was made to The Bethany Group. – The family of Ruby Carle

Donald Charles Harpe March 10, 1928 – March 10, 2011 Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend As the organ music flows through the house We still feel you among us As the gentle fingers of the wind brushes our skin We feel your touch. As the brilliance of the sunset dazzles our eyes We see your smile. As the loon calls out its haunting cry We hear your voice. As the misting rain falls upon our faces We feel your presence. As we gaze at the star filled sky, the moon will be our guide We walk with you. Missed, but always remembered and eternally loved.

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Lily Annette Johanson Lily Johanson was born April 5, 1921 to Gustav and Anna Johanson of Ferintosh, Alberta. She passed away peacefully February 27, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital. After completing high school, Lil moved to Calgary, AB where she attended business college. Her entire business career was spent in Calgary, AB. Lil loved living in Calgary and had many friends there. In 1993, she decided to retire in Camrose to be closer to her immediate family. Hillside Village became her new home. Lil will be lovingly remembered by her sister Dorothy (Cliff) Hoyme; sisters-in-law Nellie Johanson and Adele Johanson; nieces and nephews Ron (Phylis) Gillespie, Leanne (Lorne) Patmore, Doug (Linda) Johanson, Brian (Dorothy) Johanson, Diane (Peter) Markiw, Karen (Barry) Alackson, Dale Hoyme and Laurel (Phil) Bogda; great- and great-great-nieces and nephews. Lil was predeceased by her parents; sister and brother-in-law Cliff and Dorothy Gillespie; brothers Herb Johanson and Clarence Johanson; and nephew Merlin Hoyme. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com.

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Kelly Graves a Distinguished Alumnus By Dan Jensen

Augustana dean Allen Berger presented a Distinguished Alumnus award to Kelly Graves at the university's Community Awards banquet Feb. 29. "He is an experienced analyst, strategist and mentor with broad experience in energy policy, and business and customer relations," said Berger. "He has co-founded or founded several successful companies, developed nationally adopted environmental policies and continent spanning software suites. He is in high demand as a speaker and author and, in his spare time, he is outdoors a lot, building kayaks, enjoying the fresh air and the landscape." A student at Camrose Lutheran College from 1975 to 1977, Graves returned to CLC in 1981 to serve as communications and alumni relations officer, a position he held until 1988. Graves entered the first dot. com boom in the United States, where he helped shepherd a number of startup technology companies to success. He worked on some of the first shopping carts, geolocation services, social networks and online interactive agent tools, and was a key stakeholder in NetEffect Systems, which, in 2000, sold its web-based customer service system to popular search engine Ask Jeeves. In 2007 Graves was named entrepreneur-in-residence at Calgary Technologies Inc., where he spent a year providing innovators with input on their business plans and advice on marketing. While there, he visited the Cook Islands to lead their renewable energy program. "He has guided the Cook Islands' national energy committee to weigh local environmental concerns, with available technologies and potential risks, in developing a strategy with over 100 related energy initiatives that will transform national energy use in the Cook Islands over the next decade," said Berger.

Kelly Graves accepts a Distinguished Alumnus award from Augustana Dean Allen Berger.

As president of Ideas First, Graves worked extensively with over 200 public, corporate and private groups to develop policies, restructure companies, analyze issues and trends, develop measurement systems and patented software, mentored and trained many individuals, and managed public campaigns. "His clients have ranged from national governments to Fortune 500 companies to tiny startups," said Berger. Most recently, Graves cofounded Sweet Lightning, to focus on technology smart grids in developing nations, and Spacebourne, to examine the feasibility of a western Canadian low-earthorbit launch authority.

Graves is an active supporter of a large number of charities and non-profit activities aimed at equitable distribution of the world's resources and at lowering the ecological footprint of civilization. He is currently nearing completion of a graduate degree in astrophysics, concentrating on the search for extra-solar planets. Graves accepted his award by offering a personal perspective on why a liberal arts education works. "We need," he said, "to be able to hypothesize, to test, revise, and hypothesize again in a never ending cycle that challenges everything that society thinks and says, and continually produces a new and refined ver-

sion of what has been thought and said. We cannot hope to be equipped with the facts that we need for a life. Instead, we need a process so effective, so powerful, that the process can modify itself. Augustana provides you with a world class base of learning, the tools to modify it, the ability to modify the tools, and the wisdom to know when to do so. If you are willing to take what is offered this campus will hand you the best tools conceived. With those tools you can make the building, you can modify the building, you can modify the foundation, and you can even modify the tools themselves. "I can tell you from experience that Augustana works."

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Have your say The Government of Alberta is asking Albertans for their help in charting a course for our province’s cultural future. The online survey, which is available at www. culture.alberta.ca/CultureForum2012 until March 28, echoes the questions and topics that delegates of Culture Forum 2012 recently covered. “Our culture and our cultural pursuits are intrinsic to everything we do and are vital to our quality of life,” said Heather Klimchuk, Minister of Culture and Community Services. “What makes a tight knit community is the people and the cultural organizations that bring them together. Hearing from a cross-section of community leaders directly involved in cultural programming and services was the first step. Now, it’s critical that we hear from others including those accessing these programs and services.” Culture Forum 2012 was held in Red Deer on February 24 and 25 and involved nearly 400 representatives of Alberta’s arts, heritage, nonprofit/voluntary, multicultural, creative industries and corporate sectors, as well as a delegation of youth. Delegates heard from presenters and participated in 18 concurrent workshops covering topics such as ‘What does a healthy and sustainable culture sector look like?’, ‘What are the challenges?’, ‘What strategies do you suggest?’, and ‘Where do you see priorities?’ A broad range of ideas, best practices and new innovations were discussed. A high-level summary of what was discussed is available at www. culture.alberta.ca/CultureForum2012.

Residents feel need for community transportation By Dan Jensen

The number of Camrose residents who feel there is a need for a community public transportation system is increasing. Ninety-two per cent of 1,019 residents surveyed in a recent Community Transportation Survey said there is a need for such a service, up from 75 per cent who felt the same way five years ago. "Over 1,000 citizens responded to this question, which is a considerable sample size relative to other City surveys such as the Ipsos Reid Community Satisfaction Survey, in which only 300 residents in total were polled," explained Camrose City councillor and Community Transportation Advisory Committee chair Brandon Blatz. Forty per cent of the 1,010 survey respondents said they would be very likely to use a public community transportation service, while six per cent said not at all likely. Forty-seven per cent of respondents felt that a fee of $2 would be an appropriate one-way fee. "While $2 is the preferred fee," states the survey commen-

tary, "it has to be expected that the lowest cost is most likely to be the most popular choice. Worthy of mention is that despite that, 53 per cent would consider a fee of $2.50 or more appropriate, though it appears support caps off rather drastically at $3." Fifteen per cent of respondents ranked their mobility within the city as a 10 on a scale of zero to ten, with 0 being not at all limited and 10 being very limited. Twenty-five per cent of respondents rated their mobility as being not at all limited. "Thirty-four per cent of residents selected seven out of ten or higher in terms of perceived lack of mobility," stated the commentary. Asked if they had accessible, affordable public transportation options available, 42 per cent of 1,037 respondents said they would take 1 to 5 more trips per week. Twenty-one per cent said they would take six to ten more trips per week, five per cent 11 to 15 more trips, two per cent 16 to 20 more trips, and two per cent more than 20 trips. Twenty-nine per cent said they would take no more trips than they do now.

"Sixty-three per cent of respondents forecast they would take between one and ten more trips within the city per week," said the commentary. "If more residents are able to get out and about the community more often they are able to shop at a greater variety of stores that they perhaps could not easily access before due to personal financial restrictions related to travel and other such impediments. The likelihood of a local economic benefit is amplified by the fact that riders can potentially decrease their regular travel expenses by using a community transit service, thereby leaving them with more disposable income. Having more spending money on hand is most likely to be spent at local businesses and in the local economy in general, providing a community-wide benefit. From a social perspective, an increase in community mobility and lower travel costs leads to a higher quality of life for city residents." The survey shows that demand for public transportation would be relatively consistent Monday to Friday, with a slight surge on Friday. Forty per cent of

1,028 respondents indicated they would use a service for medical appointments, 83 per cent said they would use it for shopping, 27 per cent for entertainment, 47 per cent for travelling to and from work, 37 per cent for social, and nine per cent for chauffeuring relatives or dependents. Forty-four per cent of 883 respondents said they would use a public transportation service from 6 to 9 a.m., 45 per cent from 9 a.m. to noon, 55 per cent from 12 noon to 4 p.m., 59 per cent from 4 to 7 p.m., 37 per cent from 7 to 10 p.m. and 29 per cent after 10 p.m. "The highest demand for service is in the afternoon or early evening," states the commentary. However, there remains significant ridership potential from 6 a.m. through to 10 p.m. The (Community Transportation Advisory) committee will be taking this into careful consideration in designing a service model. Operating hours are very expensive and every hour counts. Any transit service will need to run at maximum efficiency and work within realistic financial parameters. In addition, constant

ongoing evaluation and tweaking is a fundamental element necessary for the success of any transportation service." Fifty-two per cent of the respondents to the survey indicated they have an income of less than $30,000 per year. The survey was distributed in both online and paper form. "A very concentrated effort was made to get paper copies out to all senior living complexes and lodges, and we also made paper copies available at the library and other City owned and private facilities," said Blatz. The Community Transportation Advisory Committee is currently in the process of planning more opportunities for community input and involvement, and hopes to be able to hold a variation of a town hall style meeting in the near future, at which it wants to engage the community in dialogue. "When residents can come together and express their views and concerns, be they positive or negative, and have them addressed, that is when real grassroots bottom-up solutions can happen," said Blatz.


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Buick Verano A whole new class of vehicle

Graeme Davidson McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet experience. Power is available in abundance, thanks to an advanced 2.4 litre ECOTEC engine with Direct Injection, Variable Valve Timing, and other leading-edge technologies. Paired with the standard electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission, the Verano engine is also notable for its fuel efficiency, with a 6.2 litres per 100 km highway fuel consumption rating. A four-wheel disc braking system with ABS and intelligent brake assist, full-function traction control and the StabiliTrak electronic stability control system are all standard to help keep you firmly in control, year-round.

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The all-new Verano at McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC brings the signature style, silence and luxury of today's Buick to a whole new class of vehicle. "Verano offers the advanced engineering, thoughtful amenities and premium materials of a fine luxury sedan, yet, thanks to its trim exterior size, also provides all the advantages of a smaller car, including easy manoeuverability in city traffic, stress-free parking, and outstanding fuel efficiency," said McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC dealer Will McClellan.

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Visually, the most striking aspect of the new Verano is the sheer harmony and refinement of the exterior design. The lines flow in graceful, well-controlled curves from the black-chrome waterfall grille all the way down to the sculpted rear bumper, and the coupe-like arch of the roof adds a sense of style and drama that's rarely found in a sedan. There's also a story behind Verano's superb paint finish. It's applied via a leading-edge eco-friendly process that delivers exceptional, long-lasting shine while simultaneously reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Quiet interior

Ease into Verano's comfortable and supportive driver's seat and everything you see and touch contributes to an impression of luxury. So does everything you hear â&#x20AC;&#x201C; or rather, everything you don't hear. The Verano team took Buick's renowned QuietTuning techniques to new heights, with components like triple-sealed doors, dualdensity carpets and a headliner made with no fewer than five layers of acoustic insulation material. The end product is a cabin that's been described as library-quiet â&#x20AC;&#x201C; even recording-studio-quiet. "Imagine a mobile sanctuary in a noisy world and you've got the idea," said McClellan. The sense of space you enjoy inside Verano is no illusion. In fact, there's more room here for passengers than you'll find in either the Lexus IS 350 or the Acura TSX. Thanks to 1,000 hours of painstaking development,

the seats are exceptionally comfortable and supportive. Ambient lighting creates a welcoming, sophisticated atmosphere, and thoughtful amenities, like an available heated steering wheel, add to the pleasure of the driving experience. Then there's the impressive quality of the materials used to trim the cabin. Wherever you look you'll find warm wood tones, gleaming metallic accents, ribbon fabrics and, if you wish, seating surfaces upholstered with a fine grade of leather. Verano puts a whole new generation of infotainment and communications technologies at your service. Take the new Buick IntelliLink sound system, for example. It includes Bluetooth hands-free mobile phone and wireless audio connectivity, a USB port, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and a 178 mm full-colour high-definition touch-screen display, and it can be teamed with the available ninespeaker Bose premium audio system. And that's just the beginning. When linked to your smartphone, it allows you to stream signals from sources like Stitcher Smart Radio and use simple voice commands to initiate phone calls, select radio stations and much more. Engaging drive

Spirited performance, confident handling and a finely controlled ride are all integral components in the Verano

The goal of the Verano development team was not simply to create a car that would be the most luxurious in its class, but also the safest. Verano features ten standard airbags, more than any competitor in its class. Advanced steels make up more than 60 per cent of the body structure surrounding the cabin with a remarkably robust safety cage engineered to absorb energy and resist intrusion in the event of a crash. Verano is also the only compact luxury sedan with OnStar's Automatic Crash Notification feature, which can automatically dispatch the appropriate emergency services to your precise location after a crash, even if you're unable to respond to the OnStar advisor's call. OnStar's Turn-by-Turn Navigation is the most userfriendly navigation system available. You simply tell an OnStar advisor where you want to go and clear, audible directions to your destination are downloaded directly to your vehicle. Accessories

Express your individuality with genuine Buick accessories for your new Verano. To ensure outstanding fit, finish and performance, all Buick accessories are engineered to the same high standards as your Verano. That's why they can be covered under the four-year, 80,000 km New Vehicle Limited Warranty. When you purchase or lease your new Verano, your Buick accessories can also be included in your finance or lease agreement.

See the new Buick Verano at McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC at 3850-48 Avenue, Camrose. Phone 780-672-2355 and ask for one of the friendly sales professionals.


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DADS - LOOKING FOR A CAR WITHOUT A BACK SEAT? Count on our classifieds. We match up buyers and sellers. The Camrose Booster, phone 780-672-3142.

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2004 VOLKS GOLF GTI – Loads of upgrades and ground effects. Fun car to drive. Call 780877-3982. 2003 DODGE CARAVAN SXT – Good condition, 251,000 km., $2,500. Ph. 780-376-3672 after 6:00 p.m.

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1997 CHEV CAVALIER – Two-door, 5 speed, new brakes, new muffler, lady driven, clean. Priced to sell, $1,550. Ph. 780-877-2425. 2008 DODGE RAM 2500 4X4 – Hemi, 5 speed, auto, SLT, lots of extras, A-1 condition. Phone 780608-5110, 780-373-2625. 1995 DODGE NEON – Well maintained, clean, good shape, two sets tires (winter on). Reliable and great on gas. Recent safety completed. Low km. $1,800 firm. Ph. 780-608-3931.

2008 CHEROKEE LITE FOREST RIVER 18 FT. – Aluminum siding, a/c, furnace, full bath, full kitchen, outside speakers, dvd/cd, power flush. Sleeps 7, used very little, like new condition, $12,900. Ph. 780-672-2674, 780608-3288.

SNOWMOBILES 1979 ARCTIC CAT 3000 JAG – Some new parts. Runs good. $1,000 obo. 780-679-4111.

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Vikings earn silver medals, advance to nationals By Murray Green

The Augustana Vikings men's curling team came up a little short in the final game of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference provincials. But, that didn't matter. They had already earned a trip to nationals. The Augustana men's team includes skip Kendall Warawa, third Kyle Leach, second Wyatt Warawa, lead Dillon Wing and spare Ethan Laverty. Both Red Deer College and Augustana earned a berth to nationals in Peterborough, Ontario, March 21 to 24. "Our chances were as good as anybody coming into provincials," said Kendall. "The competition here was stiff and anytime you go into provincials like this, all of the teams are good. We won our third game and the draw to the button, which gave us the tie-breaker advantage. We won the 1-2 game that put us straight into the final." Augustana knocked off Red Deer in the game, but the foursome won the 2-3 game to have another crack at the Vikings. "It was a really good game and it came down to the last shots to decide the outcome," said Kendall. "This is my fifth year with the Vikings, so this means a lot to me. This is the best we have finished, and it is my last year, so I want to go out with a bang. It will be fun and a good experience." Ontario will have extra teams because they are hosting. "To be perfectly honest, I have no idea what to expect at nationals," Kendall added. "All provinces have strong teams and we are just going out there to have some fun and curl the best we can." The skip was thrown a curve when his third didn't return for the second semester of university. "I have a brand new third and my lead and spare are new this year. My brother is playing second and that is fun. It is good to be able to teach these guys a few things. They have come together in a short time frame.

At the beginning, I'm thinking this is one of the weakest teams that I have curled with, but they really learned quickly and work as a team." He broke it down to each individual curler. "Our goal was that if our lead could out-play the other team's lead and so on, we would have some success." Kendall hopes to use this experience as a launching pad for moving into the competitive men's curling field. "The best thing about going to higher level of competition, is that you get to know a lot of people and make connections. I want to get on a team that will be competitive." The Hay Lakes curler had the opportunity to be on the host team in provincials. "It's great to play at home and in the community. You have moms and dads able to watch, which is nice for everyone. We are close with the mixed team and played against them in practice. It was great to see them do well at home too. I'm ready glad we could pull this out this weekend in my last year." With a three-week break, the rink will be keeping in shape by practicing and playing more games. "I like to play skins games because it challenges you to make your shot. Even if you lose an end, you need to come right back and make your next shot," said Kendall. "Other Augustana curlers and playing in the local men's league have really helped us." The problem with going to nationals is raising funds for students in just three weeks. "We have a program called adopt a Viking. You can find information on the www.augustana.ualberta.ca/athletics web site. The donation is tax deductible. We encourage people to do that to help us off- set some of the costs. Augustana will help us with about half, but it doesn't cover everything that we need." For more information contact the Augustana athletic department at 780-679-1195.

Pro Sports Photography Men's skip Kendall Warawa shouts sweeping instructions to his teammates as the rink placed second at provincials and the team advanced to nationals. The rink curls in Ontario on March 21 to 24.

Augustana retains curling crown By Murray Green

Augustana Vikings mixed curling team skip Andrew Evans watches his rock sail down the ice at the college provincial championships in Camrose. The rink won the title for the second straight season.

The mixed curling rink at Augustana is in select company. The curling team captured its second straight title at the Rose City Curling Club on Feb. 26. "We played pretty well all weekend," said skip Andrew Evans. "We lost to Grant MacEwan, but we shouldn't have. It felt like we could have won every game." Grande Prairie was the team to beat coming into provincials. "They have a good skip, back end; well the whole team is good," added Andrew. " They were the biggest challenge and we knew that coming in." "We miss every once in a while, but we knew that we could curl with any team here," said second Chad Szott. Despite winning the provincial crown in back-to-back years, the team had to settle for ending the season at that point. "It's not fair that the men's and women's teams move on to nationals and we don't. I don't know why they would go two-thirds of the way

with nationals," said Andrew. "Being the Alberta champion is pretty cool though." Chad doesn't want to stop at two. "Now we want to win it for a third time." The championship seasons provided different experiences. "In the first year, we just got on a roll and we didn't expect to win. This year, we wanted it right from the start," said Andrew. "We wanted to win it more this year because it was held in Camrose and everyone's family is here," added Chad. "Family drove from Timbuktu or wherever to watch and we didn't want to disappoint them. It added a little pressure, but we just went out to make our shots and didn't worry about it while we were on the ice." Alison Owens is the third on the team and Mari McLachlin joined the rink as the lead. "Mari was on the team two years ago, so we knew that she was a good curler and would fit right in," explained Andrew. "Mari's not sure where she will end up next year yet. We might have to win it

three years in a row with a different lead each year." The colleges are working on bringing back mixed curling nationals in time for next season. "Absolutely, we want to be there. We can expect more competition if there is nationals," said Andrew. "This is a big accomplishment for us and Augustana." Chad enjoys winning, but admitted winning provincials is special. "Winning bonspiels is good, but this is the big one. This is the one we wanted to win as our goal." With the men's team placing second and moving on to nationals and the women's team just missing the final bonspiel, Augustana has set the bar a little higher for next year. "I think we have a good program at Augustana and should be strong again next year." Both Mari and Chad made the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Curling team, along with women's second Sarah McCrae.


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GREAT LAYOUT $695, two-bedroom four-plex, bi-level style unit. Perfectly located on Mount Pleasant Drive. Bedrooms and laundry on the lower level, living room and kitchen upstairs. One parking stall included, utilities extra.

ONE AND TWO BEDROOM SUITES – Reclaim your freedom in a spacious apartment for reasonable rates in Kensington Manor. They are newly renovated suites with large living area, new appliances, large master bedroom, walk-in storage closet and balcony with each unit. We are located close to parks and recreational facilities; we have laundry facility in the building and power to each parking stall. Rent starts at $750. Heat and hot water are included in the rent. To make an appointment for viewing please call 780-673-0049.

A NEW HOME, A NEW FEEL $850, two bedroom, 1,000 sq. ft. bi-level unit. Contemporary open floor plan, bedrooms located in the lower level. Gorgeous kitchen with newer appliances, dishwasher, balcony and island eating bar. One parking stall included with the rental. Sorry, no pets. For information and pictures of these properties and others, visit www.RentAlberta.info or call 780-679-0002 to inquire about a viewing.

OFFICE SPACE – In Camrose Business Center. Ph. 780-672-1998 or 780-608-5629.

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EXECUTIVE SUITE – Well maintained, quiet adult building. Two bedrooms, five appliances, spacious. Ph. 780-608-3131.

DOWNSIZING – Many household items, too many to list. Ph. 780-672-2591.

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NICE QUIET PLACE DOWNTOWN, 4719-50 St. One-bedroom suite, lower floor, newly renovated $700/mo. Three-bedroom suite, $850/mo. Available April 1 Phone 780-608-3820 NEWER TWO-BEDROOM FOUR-PLEX Suite includes five appliances and is close to downtown area. Phone Rick, 780-608-5000 or George, 780-678-7610. IMMACULATELY MAINTAINED – Quiet, friendly, secure ALL SENIORS apt. building. N/S, N/P, across from Rosehaven (Southview Manor, 5320-47 Ave.) Sunny south-facing second floor w/balcony. Recently painted and ready for spring on April 1. Rent/DD $725. Includes heat, water, laundry room, parking. Contact Barb in building at 780-608-2011 or Rod, 780459-9846.

LIVESTOCK/FEED

MACHINERY

BEEF UP YOUR CATTLE SALES. Advertise in The Camrose Booster. Phone 780-672-3142.

SWATHER NO LONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142.

GELBVIEH BULLS FOR SALE – Yearling and two-yearolds, semen tested. 780-672-9950.

REAL ESTATE

SMALL SQUARE HAY BALES – Clearing out second cut 2010 bales. Tarped, $4 ea. Pat Ter way, Daysla nd, 780 374-2404. PREMIUM SMALL SQUARE HORSE/DAIRY HAY BALES – No rain, tarped. Alfalfa/Timothy/ Brome mix. $5/bale. Ph. 780-3742381, leave message. LIMOUSIN BULLS – Polled yearlings and two-year-olds. Quiet dispositions. Birth weights 75-95 lb. Buy on-farm and spend as long as you want looking and talking about your bull needs before making a decision. North Slope Farms Inc., Bawlf, AB. 780-373-3449, 780608-8258.

WASHER AND DRYER – Runs great. $100 each. Ph. 780678-3287.

MYRNAM BULL SALE – April 16/12. Bull entries close March 10. All breeds welcome. For more information call Josie at 780741-2188.

GAS DRYER – $75. Ph. 780672-2604.

FREE-RUN LAYING HENS for sale, 780-672-3769.

MOTOROLA SHAW DIGITAL satellite TV receiver box with remote control, $30. 780-679-9012. FRIDGE – $35. Ph. 780672-0596. BLACK LEATHER RECLINER CHAIR – Excellent condition, $75. 780-608-8744. NEW BLACK RANGE HOOD – $25. 780-672-6507. RUBBERMAID WARDROBE – 47” x 73”. Good shape, $25. 780672-6507. MAC COMPUTER – New 21.5” iMac in box with wireless keyboard and trackpad. Barely used. Asking $1,100. Call Deborah, 780672-1864.

BRIGHT’S SEED New Norway WHEAT Cert. Harvest – HRS Cert. Foremost – CPS BARLEY Certified Cowboy Silage Barley also available OATS Certified Morgan Seed Oats also available Ph. 1-780-855-2240 Cell 1-780-678-6329 email: briseed@mailhub.ca

For Sale Ads!

F For or items price priced at $100 or less! • Mail, fax, email or drop off your ad copy. • One item per ad – 10 word limit. • Include the price of the item in your ad. • Offer excludes living things, except when offered for free. Individuals are able to place classified ads without charge provided message relates to a personal possession and does not form part of a profession, trade or business. Any ad designed to produce an income is regarded as commercial advertising and must be a PAID AD.

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WE BUY HOUSES – That money pit getting you down? Will pay cash and all expenses. Please email: dave2jon@telus.net MIXED FARM – Heisler area. Seven quarters. Inquiries: 780889-2126. CUSTOM BUILT 2006 BUNGALOW FOR SALE This 1,621 sq. ft. home is nestled in a quiet crescent in the Valleyview Subdivision. The property has too many outstanding features to mention and truly must be seen to be appreciated! For more information and to view pictures, go to: www.camrosehouseforsale.ca

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CAMROSE COMMUNITY HOME DIRECTORY • 20 + Local Realtors • Many with web links • 500 + Categories • 900 + Local Companies • 300 + Web Links ALL AT www.camrosedirectory.ca www.camrosedirectory.ca

Mail to: Classified Ad Department, Camrose Booster Ltd. 4925-48 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1L7 Fax: 780-672-2518 Email: ads@camrosebooster.com

MISCELLANEOUS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 31 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs PIPE — 1 1/2”, 2 3/8”, 2 7/8”, 3 1/2”, sucker rod 5/8”, 3/4”, 7/8”, plain or scraper type. Other pipe and metal available. 1-800-661-7858. HUSQVARNA 24 HP HYDROSTATIC tractor w/48” deck plus 48” Berco sweeper attachment; ONAN 24 HP twin cylinder e/s auger engine; HUSQVARNA RANCHER 455 chainsaw; MIGHTYMAC 9 HP chipper/shredder; MB 5 HP s/p 36” sidewalk sweeper. www.jds-smallengine.com Phone 780-672-7649. STEEL BUILDINGS FOR SALE! – HUGE LOW-PRICE SELECTION! DELIVERED ANYWHERE IN CANADA! ROCKBOTTOM PRICES ARE RIGHT NOW! Easy-DIY assembly, no trusses, 100% inside usable space, no maintenance, no worries; all hardware, manuals and Engineered Drawings supplied. Canadian Manufacturer since 1980. QUONSET, ALPINE, and STRAIGHT WALL MODELS available. Great for shops, garages, equipment storage, hangars, agricultural/farm buildings, temporary or emergency shelters. Your very own Fort Knox. FREE BROCHURE and DVD. Call today 1-866-441-6356. www.steelbuildingdepot.ca SNOWDEVIL 20” ELECTRIC SNOWTHROWER – New condition, $75. 780-679-2337. THREE 4 FT. TWO-BULB FLUORESCENT LIGHTS and one 3 ft. two-bulb light. $5 ea. 780672-9493.

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County salutes Banack, Luz at awards banquet By Murray Green

The Camrose County Agricultural Awards Banquet will honour two outstanding contributors to the region on March 13 at the Camrose Regional Exhibition. Humphrey Banack and Mildred Luz will be inducted to the Agricultural Wall of Fame. In addition, Kalista Sherbaniuk will be recognized as the scholarship winner from the communications committee and Century Farm Awards will be presented to those families who have been on the same farm site for 100 or more years. The Wall of Fame salutes individuals who have made the county a better place because of their tireless efforts. Whether locally, provincially or nationally, Humphrey Banack has displayed sincere and passionate leadership in helping to improve agriculture to the benefit of farm families. Humphrey and his wife Teressa have successfully farmed and raised a family in the Round Hill area. He was in the pork business for many years and served as a delegate with the Alberta Pork Producers. Humphrey also had a cow/calf operation in the past, and is now strongly focusing on grain and oil seed operations. He has exhibited wholehearted commitment and dedication to his community by being integrally involved in all aspects of life and organizations within the Round Hill community. On a more public scale, Humphrey has carried out leadership roles in provincial and national agricultural organizations such as the Wild Rose Agricultural Producers Association as president, and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture as second vice-president. His vision for a vibrant, profitable and sustainable agriculture industry, coupled with his efforts to bridge the gap between urban consumers and primary producers, is truly worthy of recognition and appreciation. Humphrey has served his Round Hill and area community on numerous committees and boards including the Elks, agricultural society, homecoming, recreation, church and numerous others. Mildred Luz (1927–2009) was named to the Wall of Fame posthumously. She was one of those individuals best characterized by the phrase “salt of the earth". She left a legacy of lifelong commitment and dedication to her farm, to raising a family and to supporting her community. "Mildred strongly believed in the value and strength of the farm family, rural community and the contribution of women to both," said Heather Broughton, who nominated her. Continued on page 40


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BUSINESS KEEPS BUILDING AT HAUSER HOME HARDWARE WE’RE HIRING!

REMEMBER Please have your waste and compost out by 7:45 a.m. on Collection Day!

NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT PERMITS Take notice that the following Development Permits for the proposed uses listed below have been approved by the City of Camrose Development Authority, under the provision of Bylaw #2567/07, the Land Use Bylaw of the City of Camrose. The development permits have been approved SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF APPEAL TO THE SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD. Any person wishing to appeal an approval may do so by serving a written notice of appeal and the REQUIRED FEE to the Secretary, Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose (telephone: 780-672-4426) within 14 days after the date of this notice. Further information regarding these Development Permits may be obtained from the City of Camrose, Development Services, Lower Floor, Mirror Lake Centre, during business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday (telephone: 780-678-3044). PERMIT # Plan DP3556 DP3557 DP3560 DP3561 DP3564 A-01-12

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Industrial storage building Industrial storage building Commercial storage yard Single family dwelling with attached garage Addition to existing single family dwelling Detached garage

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of DORIS AGNES POWELL, who died on February 6, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by April 6, 2012, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of LOUIS BLUEKENS, who died on February 4, 2006. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by April 5, 2012, and provide details of your claim with THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE for the Province of Alberta, at 400 S J.E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3Z8. Phone 780-427-2744. Fax 780-422-9136. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

The Village of New Norway will hold a

PUBLIC MEETING March 20, 2012 ~ 6:30 p.m. New Norway Village Office to review the proposed expenditures for 2012. Dirk Bannister, Chief Administrative Officer

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A graduate of Olds College, Mildred used her education, organizational skills and everlasting enthusiasm to raise a family, operate a successful farm with her husband Art, and provide leadership to agriculture in Alberta through membership in various organizations. Her most cherished membership was in the Heather Brae Women's Institute where she remained an active member, with perfect attendance for over 50 years. Another of Mildred's passions was the Fall Focus. With her leadership, Fall Focus grew from 80 participants to 375. "She strongly represented the needs of area farm women and focused on the issues that they faced on a regular basis. Mildred was dedicated to the Fall Focus conference, which made a valuable contribution to the fabric of our rural community by drawing women together to learn, laugh and reconnect with other rural women," added Heather. In 2002, she received the Golden Jubilee Award. This award is given to citizens who have made significant contributions to Canada, a province, or a community that helped to improve the lives of fellow citizens. Characterized by quiet dignity, natural grace and terrific leadership and mentoring skills, Mildred has left an indelible mark on her community and family and our society. Mildred also used her skills to help with the Sifton Recreation Association, the Alberta Senior games, the MS Bike Tour, as a rural enumerator and returning officer, and with the Canadian Cancer Society, to name a few.

Receiving Room Associate

If you’re ambitious, organized, and enthusiastic – if you’re known for your ability to pay attention to details – we may have an opening for you! Our busy receiving area is currently understaffed and we’re eager to hire the best person for a job we consider very important. If you think you’ve got what it takes, we invite your resumé.

Benefits of working at Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre • an exciting retail work environment • competitive wages • opportunities for advancement • a clean, safe working environment

• opportunity to learn about the thousands of products Home carries • opportunity to help customers live better lives

Apply with resume… 6809-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-8818 Fax 780-672-8809 Email jill@hhbccamrose.ca

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Financial Services Officer Responsibilities include: - credit applications - data entry - processing paperwork - offering products and services - experience an asset, but not required Qualifications: - passion for assisting customers - sales oriented with an ability to proactively listen, identify sales opportunities and solve problems - team player - solid multi-tasking - Excel and computer knowledge is an asset We offer: - competitive wages - health and dental benefits - positive work environment If you enjoy interacting with people, would like to be part of a Quality Products and Quality People team that provides Quality Service, this may be for you. Application per resume, send to the following: 3771-48 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 4H3 Attention: Brett Denham Email: info@lambford.com, Fax: 780-672-2440

Registered Dental Assistant Dental Assistant position available immediately. Competitive wages plus a fun, punctual and easy going atmosphere. No Fridays, evenings or weekends required. New grads welcome. Please email resumé to drjcahoon@gmail.com


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The Village of New Norway is seeking an enthusiastic and qualified

VILLAGE FOREMAN Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Foreman performs and supervises the various functions of the public works operations with the village. These functions relate to the water treatment plant, the sewage lagoon, the water and sewer transmission and service, campground maintenance, general maintenance and operation of the village shop, general maintenance of roads, streets and alleys within the village and supervision of casual staff as required. Qualifications include: Small Systems Water and Wastewater Operation certificate; computer skills; familiarity with operating heavy equipment (tractor, gravel truck, etc.); familiarity with operation and repair/maintenance of small engines (water pumps, generators, riding mower); general mechanical ability (hand and power tools); valid driver’s license. Salary and benefits to be negotiated. Please submit your resumé and references by March 23, 2012 to: CAO, Village of New Norway P.O. Box 60 New Norway, AB T0B 3L0 or by fax to 780-855-3916 or by email to admin@villageofnewnorway.ca

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Our People make the difference...

Full Time Care Supervisor For Sunrise Village Camrose At Sunrise Village we provide high quality support services to seniors in a non-institutional setting. We expect top-notch customer service from our team members emphasizing comfort, elegance, privacy, and dignity to our residents. As a member of the management team, you will play a very important role in creating and establishing an atmosphere of respect, wellness and happiness in our 141-suite residence, containing both private retirement suites and SL4 suites. Sunrise is currently seeking a Care Supervisor, Licensed Practical Nurse (Active CLPNA registration). The Care Supervisor will coordinate and supervise all aspects of resident care and staffing, working closely with Home Care and within all relevant legislation. Staff education, mentoring, and ensuring all LPNs and HCA staff are empowered to work to full scope of practice are also key responsibilities. The position involves working closely with residents, families, external stakeholders and the Administrator of Sunrise Village. If you are a natural “coach”, highly organized, have high standards for professionalism, and can build truly caring relationships with people, we invite you to apply. The Care Supervisor must possess the ability to work under pressure and be able to handle change well. Proactive thinking skills, good to excellent computer skills and have decisive decision making abilities. Wages commensurate with experience, company benefit plan available: Please apply directly to:

Recreational Products Technician Opportunity

Sandra Huseby, Administrator shuseby@sunrisevillages.com Sunrise Village Camrose www.sunrisevillages.com

If you are a journeyman technician or an apprentice in the industry, Broker’s Marine & Sport Ltd. may have the right career move for you! You’ll set up and service leading on- and off-road products from the Polaris line. We’ll also count on you for major or minor repairs on other name-brand motorbikes, snowmobiles and quads. We pay a competitive-or-better rate for considerable experience and proven expertise. We demand a customerfocused, customer-friendly attitude in our shop. Your resumé is now welcome and will be treated with confidentiality!

Bayou Perma-Pipe Canada, Ltd., a joint venture between The Bayou Companies, Inc. (Bayou) and Perma-Pipe, Inc. is a pipe coating and insulation facility located in Camrose, Alberta. We are currently recruiting for temporary:

• JOURNEYMAN 4746-41 Street, Camrose

CEL-Electric is currently accepting applications for

Commercial and Light Industrial Site Supervisors and Journeymen Must be able to work out of town. All resumés will be considered. Please fax resumé to 780-672-2360 or email to conniek@celelectric.com

WELDER • 2ND OR 3RD YEAR APPRENTICE WELDER As part of the special projects team the ideal candidate will possess a mechanical aptitude, knowledge of hand tools and a valid driver’s license. Individuals must be reliable, punctual, willing and able to work shift work, weekends and nights. We offer competitive wages, RRSP and benefit package. Please submit your resume to: BPPC Ltd. 5233-39 Street Camrose, AB T4V 4R5 Fax: 1-877-208-9942 Email: tdavies@bayoupermapipe.com

DISPATCHER/ DATA ANALYST Summer Student Gibsons Energy is a growth-oriented, profitable, North American midstream oil and gas company. We are a peoplecentered company that develops, implements and supports midstream solutions. In doing so, we continue to attract, develop and challenge the best people. We are seeking to hire a summer student Dispatcher/Data Analyst for our Hardisty location. Excellent communication and organization skills are required to work in our constantly changing environment. As the ideal candidate, you will have the ability to work effectively alone and in a team environment, exercise good judgment and conduct yourself in a professional manner. Gibsons Energy offers a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates are invited to apply via our website www.gibsons.com or by fax at 780-888-2726. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Administrative Professional Here is a full-time opportunity for a courteous, efficient, multi-tasking Secretary. Duties include welcoming clients, answering the telephone, some bookkeeping and documentation. The successful candidate will be friendly, discreet and experienced in an office setting. This position includes a benefits package. Please apply in confidence to Advertiser #313 c/o The Camrose Booster 4925-48 Street Camrose, AB T4V 1L7


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BIRTHS To Angela Vassberg Asset Maintenance Coordinators EVRAZ North America has an opportunity for Asset Maintenance Coordinators to work in our Camrose Facility. The successful candidate will have strong project planning skills supplemented with previous industrial manufacturing experience in a unionized industrial environment. This position would be of interest to individuals who have a bachelors degree, Engineers; Technologists; Red Seal Journeymen, coupled with 5 years of experience in an industrial manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will also possess strong communication skills, be a people-person, have strong computer skills, be extremely well-organized and understand equipment technologies, limitations and their effect on safety, quality, productivity and cost. The Asset Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for administering and developing plans and budgets for an assigned asset. They will effectively manage technical documentation and prepare, monitor and evaluate results of equipment inspection for the assigned asset. They will develop plans for maintenance downturns, major plant shutdowns and CAPEX repair projects for assets. In addition to defining and optimizing spare parts levels for the assigned asset and effectively manage external resources while keeping in the budget they design. Finally they will monitor and manage Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and metrics for assigned assets. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Interested candidates may submit a resume to: camrosehr@evrazincna.com

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Server Full-time with weekend availability Family friendly and personable, you will provide prompt and accurate food and beverage service and contribute to our welcoming environment. Enthusiasm and great communication skills are also key. Serving and bartending experience preferred. Let us know why you’re an ideal candidate by applying in person to Greg or Larry at: East Side Mario’s #600, 7300-48 Avenue Camrose, AB

and Darren Fredrickson, of Camrose, on Feb. 23, a son. To Melissa and Kevin Evenson, of Kingman, on Feb. 24, a son. To Joellen Jarvis and Bruce Allen, of Bashaw, on Feb. 25, a daughter. To Mariel Zafe and Jay Mendenilla, of Camrose, on Feb. 25, a son. To Brandyce and Johnathan Tensen, of Ryley, on Feb. 26, a daughter. To Christine Mills and Corben Carlton, of Camrose, on Feb. 26, a daughter. To Jamie and Dylan Luckwell, of New Norway, on Feb. 28, a daughter.

DEATHS Wilbur Radawetz, of Camrose, on Feb. 23, at 80 years of age. Arnold Knutson, of Camrose, on Feb. 25, at 84 years of age. Natalie Hnybida, of Camrose, on Feb. 25, at 83 years of age. Orvin Boettger, of Camrose, on Feb. 25, at 81 years of age. Erna Krause, of Camrose, on Feb. 25, at 93 years of age. Ruby Lillian Carle, of Camrose, on Feb. 26, at 95 years of age. George William Ruehn, of Tofield, on Feb. 27, at 64 years of age. John Fokta, of Wetaskiwin, on Feb. 27, at 74 years of age. Lily Johanson, of Camrose, on Feb. 27, at 90 years of age. Alexander Halbert, of Camrose, on Feb. 27, at 94 years of age. Olga Tury, of Daysland, on Feb. 29, at 80 years of age. Lilly Grams, of Edmonton (formerly Hay Lakes), on March 1, at 90 years of age. Pauline Bernard, of Camrose, on Mar. 2, at 89 years of age.

Apply in person with resume at either Camrose store

Growing to Greatness

Battle River School Division #31

CONTRACT FOR CARETAKING SERVICES Caretaking services are required for the Round Hill School located in Round Hill Alberta. The successful contractor will be responsible for the following: maintain in a neat, clean, tidy and sanitary condition, all school buildings, contents and equipment. Repair of minor maintenance items. The school has an enrollment of approximately 79 students, grades 1-9 inclusive. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a WCB number and WHMIS certificate. You will be required to provide a Child Intervention Check as well as a Criminal Record Check. Position to be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Please forward resumes to: Mr. Dale Kendall, Custodian Coordinator Battle River School Division #31 5402-48A Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0L3 Telephone: 780-672-4356, ext. 5413 Fax: 780-672-9469 or 780-672-6137 Email: dkendall@brsd.ab.ca We appreciate and consider all applications received; however, we contact only those who will be interviewed.

2012 Shutdown Laborers/Janitors Temporary employment from approximately mid-March to mid-May Starting wage is $14.50 and there are day/night shifts. Accepting resumés until March 23, 2012 Must have valid driver’s license, be 18 years of age, have good work ethic, be reliable and physically fit. ATCO Power, Battle River Generating Station Forestburg, Alberta Please send resumé by fax to 780-582-8175, Attention Sherry Andre Magic Maintenance Supervisor Battle River Generating Station 780-582-8153 or 780-582-2185


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The latest News, Notices and Information from The City of Camrose WorleyParsonsCord offers extensive experience in field construction, module fabrication and assembly in the energy industry across Western Canada. Operating in a fully integrated EPC environment or as a standalone general construction contractor, WorleyParsonsCord’s track record in oil and gas transmission, gas processing, petrochemicals, power generation and heavy oil sectors is unrivaled. WorleyParsonsCord is currently hiring for the following positions throughout Alberta and the Hardisty area for a 15 month long project:

Pipefitters Rig Welders Welders Helpers Iron Workers Labourers Crane Operators

Superintendents CWB Structural Welders Construction Managers Project Managers Foreman General Foreman

You deserve a career with us! Apply now at www.worleyparsons.com Or call 1-855-483-2626 or fax 780-440-5401

You’ll Want to Work Here! Do you have a passion for home renovations? Are you a people person? Then we want to hear from you today! It’s friendly people that make our company outstanding.

Now Hiring!

Counter Sales - Full Time Customer Loader - Part Time

What We Offer: s&ULLY0AID#OMPREHENSIVE4RAININGs&UN7ORKING!TMOSPHERE s&LEXIBLE"ENElT0ACKAGEs2OTATING3CHEDULEOF6ARIOUS3HIFTS s#USTOMER3ERVICE2EWARD0ROGRAMs%MPLOYEE$ISCOUNT s'REAT!DVANCEMENT0OTENTIAL

Full-Time Counter Sales Shifts will vary.

Apply In Person: 500 Conerstone Mall, 7300-48 Ave. Email: dave.kowal@totem.ca Fax: 780-608-8737

www.camrose.ca 780-672-4426 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

AQUATIC CENTRE CASHIER

Are you a customer service oriented individual looking for a casual position? FUNCTIONS: • Provide information on aquatic activities. • Take registrations and payment for aquatic activities. QUALIFICATIONS: • Dedicated and reliable with a strong commitment to teamwork. • Strong public relations and communication skills. • Experience in dealing with cash and customer service experience. HOURS OF WORK: Hours are typically Friday afternoon, Saturdays and Sundays, alternating weekends. May include some evenings to cover for holidays. HOURLY WAGE: $12.26 per hour. APPLICATIONS: If you would like to join our team at the Camrose Aquatic Centre, submit a cover letter and resumé to the address below by March 19, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. City of Camrose Attention: Aquatic Director Aquatics Centre Location: 5600-44 Ave. Camrose, AB Mailing Address: 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8

Phone 780-672-9909 Fax 780-672-4915 Email: aquatic@camrose.ca Website: www.camrose.ca

OFFICE ASSISTANT – BYLAW ENFORCEMENT Are you looking for a challenging and interesting summer job for May to August 2012? Do you provide excellent customer service and have strong computer skills? If so, join our Bylaw Enforcement team as an Office Assistant for the summer! FUNCTIONS: • Provide bylaw enforcement information to routine inquiries and complaints from the public in person or on the phone. • Compile records and statistics on bylaw matters. • Transcribing, using Word, a variety of correspondence/material. • Filing and maintaining department records. • Provide office and receptionist support for the Bylaw Officer. • Other related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: • Ability to be polite, courteous, and tactful in dealing with the public. • Committed to customer service, responding immediately and correctly to various calls and enquiries. • Strong computer skills in Microsoft applications and the ability to learn City mapping and database programs. • Must be organized and proficient in multi-tasking. • Previous experience in an office setting preferred. • Must be energetic and possess ability to work in a fast-paced environment. • An Oath of Confidentiality will be required by the successful candidate. HOURS OF WORK: Generally 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. HOURLY WAGE: $14.93 to $17.06, depending on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. APPLICATIONS: Individuals interested in this position are invited to submit a cover letter and resumé to the address below by Monday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. City of Camrose Attention: Bylaw Enforcement City Hall, 5204-50 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 0S8

Phone 780-672-4426 Fax 780-672-2469 Email: bylawenforcement@camrose.ca Website: www.camrose.ca

Edgeworth Centre 5th Annual Indoor Triathlon Daysland & District Cultural Arts Society is looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing, motivated post-secondary student, interested in theatre arts to promote and co-ordinate a

Summer Theatre Arts Program at the Daysland Palace Theatre The duration of the position is May 22 to August 10, 2012. The student must have his/ her own vehicle. Resumés can be mailed to

DaysArts Box 546, Daysland AB T0B 1A0 For more information contact Sharon at 780-374-2403

March 25, 2012 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Swim 15 minutes at the Aquatic Centre Bike 30 minutes at the Fitness Centre Run 15 minutes at the Edgeworth Track Open to ages 8 to adult and all skill levels! Parents and kids can compete together! Adults $35, Students $30, Children (8-11 yrs) $25 Teams $25/person T-shirt, food and refreshments for all participants. Great draw prizes! Register at the Fitness Centre For more information call 780-679-1577 or 780-672-9909

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