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Vol. LXI, No. 20

April 9, 2013

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Photo by Murray Green

The Hatt Flute Quartet will be performing at the Camrose Composite High School at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 during the Camrose and District Music Festival. Caius, back left, mom Kierstin and twins Arden and Rowan practice Badinerie from J.S. Bach’s Orchestral Suite in B minor to prepare for the music festival. This performance is dedicated to Papa Ken (Hatt) who passed away last year without hearing the family play together. Members of the Hatt family will also be in several choirs and bands. Arden and Rowan will also be singing in the children’s senior choir on Tuesday at CCHS. Band performances for Arden and Rowan are on Monday with the Grade 6 Sifton band, and for Caius and the Grade 9 Charlie Killam band on Tuesday, all during the day.

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Local talent will be performing music, skits and dancing during the Camrose and District Musical Festival from Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 19. A grand concert and awards ceremony will conclude the week at the Charlie Killam School beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. A total of 31 sessions will be held at various venues. Be sure to enjoy some free entertainment and support young Camrose and area musicians. A more detailed schedule can be found in the Festival At a Glance advertisement in The Camrose Booster, or visit website for more information. Programs are available at Music Centre Canada, The UPS Store in Camrose and at each festival venue.

News Features Bashaw claims Small Town Saturday Night concert. . . . . . . 4 Province to examine changes to lodging for seniors . . . . . . 8 Pennies for the Bailey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Council works out funding for performing arts centre. . . . . . . 18

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Bashaw claims Small Town Saturday Night concert By Murray Green

It was a big time video production that earned Bashaw the prize of having the Small Town Saturday Night concert in its community on April 27. Travel Alberta and the Big Valley Jamboree announced that the Town of Bashaw emerged as the grand prize winner. The community vaulted to the top of the leader board in the contest’s second year by creating the best video of the finalists. The clip garnered over 30 per cent of the 55,000 online votes cast, earning the town the privilege of hosting the concert in the Bashaw Arena. The community will also receive a $5,000 donation to the Bashaw Adult Learning Council for the Bashaw School Arts Infusion Program and Bashaw

Creative Community Committee, courtesy of Travel Alberta. “All across Alberta, our rural towns are filled with tremendous community spirit and pride in what they offer visitors – and that has shone through in the entries submitted for Small Town Saturday Night,” said Dr. Richard Starke, minister of Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation. “I look forward to joining the celebration on April 27 for an incredible show that the people of Bashaw will never forget.” After previously placing in the top five last year, ultimately losing out to the community of Legal, Bashaw proved that persistence pays off by entering the 2013 contest with a two-minute parody of the opening musical number from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast that takes view-

ers on a virtual walkthrough of the community. The community’s particular flair for all things creative is on full display in the video, which features a cast of local characters and highlights the town’s thriving theatre scene. "We are beyond excited to have received the most votes for the Small Town Saturday Night Contest,” said Jackie Northey, Bashaw Small Town Saturday Night committee member. “I don't think the thrill of achievement could ever match the amazing community building we experienced. Our entire community and supporters pulled together in a truly collaborative and caring way. We are so grateful for the vision and generosity of Big Valley Jamboree, Travel Alberta and all the sponsors who recognized the value of sup-

porting rural Alberta. We look forward to welcoming many to our community." Bashaw will host its own small town version of Big Valley Jamboree with performances by country music stars Chad Brownlee, Clayton Bellamy, Alee, Bobby Wills and Tenille. “Bashaw’s perseverance, creativity and competitive spirit have once again shone the spotlight on this wonderful Alberta community,” explained BVJ producer Larry Werner of Panhandle Productions. “We would like to thank all the communities that took the time and effort to enter this contest. It is evident that community spirit is still alive and well in Alberta.” Small Town Saturday Night celebrates the big stories Alberta’s rural communities have to

share. "As this year’s entries show, the exceptional experiences available outside of our major centres, from rollicking rodeos to magnificent music festivals, combined with Albertans’ enthusiasm for welcoming visitors to their hometowns should make exploring rural Alberta a must on everyone’s to-do list this summer,” said Royce Chwin, vice-president of marketing for Travel Alberta. In addition to the grand prize, Travel Alberta is also awarding the four runners-up, New Sarepta, Foremost, Namao and Cold Lake with $1,000 prizes to be donated toward the local charity or municipal initiative identified in their original submission. All awards will be presented at the Growing Rural Tourism Conference in Camrose on April 9.

Performing Arts Centre changing the landscape By Dan Jensen

Camrose residents can expect to see some major changes taking place at Augustana over the next couple of months. University of Alberta project manager Michael Madsen told members of Camrose City council last week that steel walls for the new performing arts centre should be going up towards the end of May. He said workers have already poured the performing arts centre's basement walls and are now forming the main curved wall that will be at the back of the theatre's audience chamber. "We are starting to see some scale to the project," said Madsen. Initial projections call for the majority of construction work to be completed at the end of January, 2014. "We have some time built in after substantial completion in our theatre bid-up time should Clark Builders (the building contractor from Edmonton) run into some issues but we are on schedule now," said Madsen. "Everything from a construction perspective is moving. The quality of work is very good and we are very pleased with what we are getting." Madsen said the contractor has been making a concerted effort to source materials and labour from Camrose and surrounding area. "Right now 12 of the 14 people on site are local people – carpenters, labourers, electricians. The winter construction meant there were people available from the farms." The number of local suppliers involved is eight. Madsen said he has asked the City of Camrose for a slight variance in the seating plan so that the theatre could have a couple more seats in each row. "We are above our target for the amount of seating in the theatre. We are going to end up with 540 fixed seats and another 40 seats that are non fixed that can go up and down depending on how many wheelchairs we can accommodate." Madsen said while the building is still under construction there is some design work that still needs to be done.

Substantial completion of the Camrose Performing Arts Centre is scheduled for January of 2014.

"We need to work out the details on such things as the multipurpose space, which is beside the main audience chamber, the finishes and acoustics." The University of Alberta is currently looking at the possibility of installing photovoltaics (a technology that converts sunlight into energy) on the building's flytower in hopes of making the building more energy efficient. "I was approached by our sustainability people on what kind of sustainability initiatives they could support on this project and they gave us a bunch of ideas," said Madsen. "We have all the pricing information on the photovoltaics themselves and Clark is now getting the cladding costs – in other words how this fits on the building – so

we are expecting that next week we can finalize that number and present it to the University of Alberta's sustainability fund for funding approval." The performing arts centre fundraisers have, to date, received gifts and pledges in the amount of $1.35 million and identified additional gifts totalling approximately $500,000. The community fund-raising committee, which is being led by Jason Heise, has provided information to Camrose residents and businesses about the centre and the need for support, and is getting ready to launch a seat campaign that is expected to raise $700,000. "We have just obtained seat samples that will be placed at strategic locations in the city

over the next several months, so future audience members can experience the comfort and legroom of the theatre," said Bonnie Anderson, who works in Augustana's development department. "We believe the seat campaign will be of interest to the local community, as well as to the alumni and friends of the Augustana campus." Anderson said the various sustainability features of the arts centre, which is being built to what is called Green Globes Level 3, is drawing a lot of interest from potential donors. "They are interested in the fact that we are building a facility for the future." Anderson said the arts centre's multi-purpose room will be named the Mayer Family Com-

munity Hall in recognition of the $500,000 gift provided by the Mayer family. "We believe this to be a fitting acknowledgement of the future day to day access and usage proposed for this room for the larger community, as well as a fitting recognition of the Mayer family's longstanding generosity and commitment to this community," said Anderson. The north lobby will be named the Christenson Nelson gallery in recognition of a $350,000 pledge from Greg Christenson, of Christenson Developments and the Christensons' long history in the area. Anderson said the overall success of the campaign will require an additional $1 million in major gifts, and naming gifts of $1.5 million. "Our $5 million goal is a challenge," said Anderson, "but given our discussions and meetings to date, one that we feel very optimistic about." Anderson said fund-raising will be ongoing after the performing arts centre opens its doors and will become part of the theatre manager's duties. "There will always be fundraising needed for the operational side of things." Augustana dean Allen Berger reminded council that of the $750,000 of the $5 million that is being counted on from the performing arts centre fund-raising campaign will go towards operational expenses, while $4.25 million will be used for construction. "It would be my hope that we would at least raise the construction portion prior to the opening of the building," said Berger. "It gets more difficult to raise for construction costs once the building is already opened. We have some flexibility there so we will see how it goes. A naming gift would make all the difference in the world." Berger said one of the current pressing needs is for the University of Alberta and the City of Camrose to finalize the agreement for the not for profit group that technically becomes the employer of the managing director.

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A Miracle with a Warning

Throughout last week, accolades for bravery continued to pour in for both Adam Shaw and his dog Rocky. They were being recognized for their unhesitant courage and innovative teamwork in the miraculous rescue of two little girls who had fallen into the Saskatchewan River. While strolling over a foot bridge in the Rundle Park region of Edmonton with his family, Shaw and Rocky responded immediately to screams from below. They bounded down the steep bank and were able to pull out the nine-year-old. Still floating down the river was the ten-year-old sister. Shaw and Rocky pursued, both ending up in the frigid water themselves. Unbelievably, the little girl was able to grasp Rocky’s leash and let him drag her to safety. This was truly a miraculous rescue and Shaw, a young father himself, as well as Rocky, indeed earned the front page story in the Edmonton Journal as well as the national news coverage it received plus all the honours that are continuing to be announced. In greatly understating his bravery, Shaw said he was scared. Who wouldn’t be? The point is, fear did not paralyze him; he and his dog had the courage to do what had to be done. Bravo! We presume that the little girls have recovered although we realize there is the possibility of some permanent damage. It was indeed a most dreadful and unforgettable experience for each of them. While this remarkable story reverberates for days, perhaps weeks, let us not be so captivated by the miracle that we miss the very clear warning: do not walk on spring season ice; it is not safe to do so; don’t count on a man and his dog to be on hand to perform an unlikely rescue! In Camrose, we have a wonderful asset in Mirror Lake and Stoney Creek. Signs are posted to order people to stay off the ice as it weakens during the spring season. May we all refrain from tempting fate by trying to walk on it one more time. Because it carried one yesterday is no guarantee that it will today. It is in our own best interest to observe orders to stay off the ice and be safe!

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Province to examine changes to lodging for seniors By Murray Green

Doug Griffiths, Alberta Minister of Municipal Affairs, shared his views about senior lodging with Camrose County council. Councillor Brian Austrom brought the fact that lodges have a changing role. "A few years ago we had waiting lists to get into lodges. Now, some of them are only half full. We have encouraged people to stay in their homes and communities longer. We have a proposal in front of you to make better use of the space to make it more comfortable for those who need to stay in lodges. Most older lodges don't really meet the standards of seniors for today. The city hasn't used all of its affordable housing money and wanted to know if it could get an extension to put some funding towards lodges or Habitat for Humanity." Mr. Griffiths indicated he was aware of the situation on March 26. "We are doing a long term real estate strategy, which means we are going to look at some of those facilities that frankly were built 40 years ago; that have 200 square feet and no bathrooms," he added. "It is just not the way seniors are accustomed to living and it is not the way they want them." The main reason some lodges are not operating at full capacity is because no one wants to live in them. "It is incumbent on us to redesign those to offer comfortable living," said Mr. Griffiths. "We are going to go from 400,000 seniors in this province to 700,000 in the next 20 years. It is going to go by just like that and we have a lot of work to do to prepare for it. I like your proposal." Councillor Vern Peterson discussed rural transit and how that will help seniors and how it will also keep people in the smaller communities longer.



FUEL TANKS: FIVE REASONS TO BE OUT WITH THE OLD. There are probably thousands of old-style, above ground, gravity-fed fuel tanks on farms all around Alberta. They’ve served producers well, but maybe time and technology have passed them by and it really is time to move on. The fact is there are far better and safer options to old-style fuel tanks that offer greater convenience, security, economy and environmental stewardship. For example, double-walled fuel tanks that sit on the ground, not above it, and are operated with an electric pump, embody all these advances. It’s a definite step up in on-farm fuel storage and accessibility.

The pros and…pros There are a lot of good reasons to consider upgrading to a double-walled fuel tank, but here are the top five that make it an idea whose time has come. Reduce delay. As farm equipment gets larger, so do the Fuel tanks. It can take forever to fill a 200-gallon tank by gravity, not to mention that the equipment itself is getting taller, so it’s harder to get gravity on your side when you’re filling the combine. Because double-walled fuel storage tanks are pump operated, they can move 20 to 30 gallons of fuel a minute for faster fill-ups and fewer delays during busy seasons. Plus they’re bigger, so you don’t have to call for fuel delivery as often and can ensure you have more fuel on hand during peak times. Hedge against price hikes. More fuel storage space means more flexibility when it comes

to purchasing fuel. If you get a bigger system, you can hedge against sharply rising gas prices. In other words, if you fill a 1,000-gallon fuel tank today at $1/L and if the price goes up to $1.10/L the following week, well, a hundred bucks is a hundred bucks. Larger tanks mean you can stock up when you see a good price. Protect against theft. Frankly, it’s just too easy to steal fuel from an above ground gravity-fed tank. Thieves simply cut the hose and take what they want, leaving the rest to spill on the ground, so not only have you lost fuel, you’ve got a big environmental mess to clean up. New tanks have electric pumps, which means you can control where the power switch is and who has access to it. Protect against injury. Because they rely on gravity, old fuel tanks are usually perched on some kind of structure where risk of injury is higher during filling, fueling and basic maintenance. With on ground fuel tanks, it is safer for farmers, as well as the petroleum employees who come out to fill them. Plan for the future. Double-walled tanks are far less likely to leak than older single-walled tanks. And this is particularly important on two fronts: first, today’s fuel can actually contribute to leakage in old tanks (biofuels scour the insides, removing rust and dirt, uncovering cracks and holes and contaminating the fuel itself in the process); and second, whatever the cause, a leaking tank can lead to a big environmental cleanup bill when it comes time to sell the farm, or pass it on to your kids.

UFA can help Double-walled fuel tanks come in many sizes, from 500 gallons up to 25,000 litres, with the 1,000-gallon and larger tanks being the most popular. A 1,000 gallon tank, including pump, can be had for under $4,000, which is not a huge dollar investment given the benefits it offers over old, above ground tanks. As well, you need to select an appropriate site and prepare the ground properly to avoid any environmental or settling issues, and you’ll need to be a qualified electrician to hook it up. UFA regularly stocks 500 and 1,000 gallon fuel tanks, along with pumps, so you can easily stop by to see what they look like and get expert advice about what would work best for your farm situation. (larger tanks of 11,000, 15,000 and 25,000 litres are available on order.) Farming is difficult enough without having to worry about the logistics of your fuel needs. Bigger, double-walled, on the ground fuel tanks can alleviate some of the hassle associated with busy times on the farm and can be a good investment for the future.

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Camrose County was miffed that $411.17 of the $62,000 it received in grant funding will have to be refunded to the province. "It seems funny that on a regional project of over $85,000, to be penalized the $411.17 from 2011-12 because the regional partnership did not use the full supervisor travel expenses, or full intern relocation costs, or for having municipal interns sharing travel expenses in order to save money or association membership fees when the associations waived their fees. It does not seem fair," said Steve. "Perhaps the Program has to look at the travel and subsistence expenses, in this day where expense accounts are being so scrutinized." Steve felt that the county is being penalized for being frugal. "The students shared transportation and hotels to save money, then we are being asked to return it." Mr. Griffiths asked for the details to be sent to him. "I bet we spend more in staff time trying to track that down. There has to be a better way," said the minister. "Our staff is already taxed for time, so I will look at it."

Letters to the Editor 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. Fast food table cleanliness

Are you finding it more difficult to locate a clean table at a fast food place? Operators at these outlets are taking advantage of the kindness of their customers when they remove their own trays and drink containers. There was a time when you were finished eating an employee cleaned your table with a sanitizing liquid for the consideration

of the next person to sit there. The philosophy now seems to be that if there isn't anything on the table except crumbs, it is clean. I contacted two places where these conditions existed and received two different responses – either they didn't have enough staff and/or they were too busy. If they are not worried about cleanliness when the customer eats, how do they approach cleanliness where they prepare the food and we can't see the conditions? Fast food venues should start making it their priority to properly clean the tables and chairs after people finish eating and not put the onus on customers to do their work. Customers should stop removing their dishes and leftover food when they finish eating. Unfortunately, staff interpret our acceptance of their unclean tables and our removal of the dishes and food as acceptance of their standard of cleanliness. Staff need to not only clear the

table but also to wipe it with a suitable sanitizer. Let's help make these establishments aware and accountable for cleanliness in their places of business. Wayne Sampson, Camrose A tax hike is a tax hike

MP Kevin Sorenson likes to boast that the Conservatives "are committed to lowering taxes." There’s only one problem: that isn't true. The Conservatives’ federal budget increases tariffs on everyday items imported from dozens of countries. These rising tariffs are a hidden tax on everything, from clothing and shoes to household cleaning products to televisions. They are also increasing your Employment Insurance taxes. Increasing this tax on jobs is reckless when so many areas of the economy are still struggling. Stephen Harper and his crew are increasing taxes on

hospital parking, taxes on life insurance, taxes on safety deposit boxes, taxes for airport security, taxes on credit unions, and the list goes on. For years now, Conservatives have tried to boast that they never raise taxes. That was easy to do when they took power and inherited a $13 billion surplus from the previous Liberal government. However, these tax-and-spend Conservatives dug themselves into a deep deficit; they increased program spending by almost 40 percent and are now hiking taxes left, right and centre. The next time you see Mr. Sorenson, remind him to show his constituents some respect and be honest about taxes. No amount of spin or government advertising (that they pay for with your taxes) can change the fact that a tax hike is a tax hike, and we know it. Scott Brison, MP Liberal Party of Canada Finance Critic

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster University of Alberta, Augustana Campus students Natasha Gacek, left, and Rixt Scholten presented Bailey Theatre manager Tracey Clark with $2,683 from the proceeds of the Save the Bailey concert that was held in January. The funds will be used in general operations.

By Lea Polny Still wondering what to do with all those discontinued pennies you have laying around? "Pennies for the Bailey" is the answer. "We came up with this idea when the penny was discontinued and knew it would be a great way for people to get rid of pennies while contributing to the arts and culture at the Bailey," said Bailey board president Judy McLean. You'll find Pennies for the Bailey jars at convenient locations like Battle River Credit Union, Music Camrose, SPACE, Pedersen's Florists, Main Street Gallery, Interiors on Main, Sole City Shoes, Regime, Duff Layton's Men's Wear, Fringe Benefits, Martha's Music, Candler Art Gallery, and the Bailey. You may not be aware that most performing arts theatres need regular community support to continue with their programming. Like the Arden Theatre in St. Albert, Festival Place in Sherwood Park and even the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, the Bailey is a privately funded, not-for-profit registered charity that brings culture to our community. And like these other performing arts theatres, the Bailey needs your support to continue programming this state-of-the-art landmark venue. Typically, a theatre like the Citadel only generates about 45 per cent of its operating revenue from ticket sales. The rest only happens through regular support from those who care about the arts. There are many ways to contribute to the continued success of the Bailey Theatre. Performing arts theatres like the Bailey rely on regular volunteers to make things happen. "We need volunteers," says theatre manager Tracey Clark. "There are so many ways that volunteers help our theatre grow ... everything from helping at movies and other events to contributing to one of our theatre committees, like the fund-raising committee. Come and join the fun at the Bailey." The Bailey offers lots of ways to donate, from private donations to business sponsorship. Being an event sponsor will get your business name out there and recognized as a strong community supporter. You could also attend one of our upcoming fundraisers, bring your friends and have a great time while supporting the theatre. Purchase a seat or make a donation to be part of our generous donors list. There are so many ways you can give your support to the Bailey and help grow culture in Camrose. "You can make a difference at the Bailey just by attending more events," says programming director Simon Williams. "It is easier to buy tickets now with our extended box office hours, and part of every ticket price goes towards keeping our historic theatre running. So come to our next event and bring your friends. The more people come to events the better our entertainment will be."

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Thursday, April 11th | 10:00 a.m. Daysland Community Hall Thursday, April 11th | 3:00 p.m. Wetaskiwin Memorial Arts Centre EVERYONE is welcome.

For more information please call Barb Gabruch, FNA Territory Manager:


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Aloha Tour coming to Bailey Now Showing Friday, April 12 to Thursday, April 18 Nightly: 7:10 & 9:10 pm Matinees Sat., Sun. & Thurs.: 2:10 pm Not Yet Rated

Nightly: 7:20 & 9:30 pm Matinees Sat., Sun. & Thurs.: 2:20 pm 18A – Gory Brutal Violence I.D. REQUIRED

Nightly: 7:00 & 9:05 pm Matinees Sat., Sun. & Thurs.: 2:00 pm G

Nightly: 6:50 & 9:20 pm Matinees Sat., Sun. & Thurs.: 1:50 pm 14A

Nightly: 6:45 & 9:15 pm Matinees Sat., Sun. & Thurs.: 1:45 pm 14A – Coarse Language, Brutal Violence


Randy Elvis Friskie and his Las Vegas show band will be performing a tribute to Rock and Roll King Elvis Presley at the Bailey Theatre April 19. Friskie's performances have been said to "bring the King to life for an entire generation of people too young to have experienced Elvis when he was alive and for the legions of people who remember the anticipation of every new record and movie." Randy Elvis Friskie has been referred to as "The World's Best Elvis Tribute Act." According to a pre-concert release, "He has mastered Elvis in the three stages of his career: the fabulous fifties, the spectacular sixties and the sensational seventies." "Randy is not only the best, he is the reincarnation of Elvis," said Hugh Pickett, O.C. Impresario, who presented Elvis Presley at Empire Stadium in Vancouver, B.C. in 1957. Tickets for the 7:30 show may be purchased at the theatre, or by calling 780-672-5510.

Sangkor Spring Concert

Dr. John Wiebe ~ Director

Carolyn Olson ~ Piano

With Special Guests – Schoen Duo [Kathleen Schoen, flute and recorder; Thomas Schoen, violin]

Friday, April 12, 2013 — 7:30 p.m. Faith & Life Chapel | Augustana Campus | University of Alberta Tickets: $18 (adults}; $14 (students/seniors); $45 (family) Available only at the door

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WELCOME BACK! OPEN SUNDAY! We are so pleased and excited to announce that Chef Roben Ledda will be back with us again this season!! Roben has a passion for great food and looks forward to sharing his many talents with new Menu Items, Evening Specials and great Steaks Events every Friday, Saturday & Sunday at The Station. THIS SUNDAY’S REOPENING STEAK EVENT: Peppercorn Steak $16.95


Friday, April 19, 5:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. in The Tap Room All proceeds go to KidSport Camrose

Charbroiled 8oz “AAA” NY Steak topped with in house se Peppercorn Sauce, Starter Salad, Sautéed Vegetable, choice of Potato & Garlic Toast RESERVATIONS ENCOURAGED

Tickets: $30/person Steak Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Entertainment to follow For tickets, please contact the KidSport Camrose Chapter (Phone 780-608-1952, Fax 780-608-7833, or tickets can be purchased directly at Fox Taekwon-do at 4710-52 Avenue, Camrose.

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Music Festival in Camrose April 15 to 19 By Cathy Kennedy

Highway 13 West, Camrose Phone 780-672-9171 Toll Free 1-877-477-9171

proudly presents…

Last show of the regular season! Don’t miss it!

The Steel Wheels

It’s been a great year at Augustana Campus, with much to share and celebrate! Dean Allen Berger invites you to join our community, alumni, students and faculty for

Spring Soirée A Report to the Community

April 23 | 5:30 pm Program 4901 46 Ave | Faith & Life Centre Lounge “The Steel Wheels are amazing, captivating, entertaining, all rolled into one sweet and neat package of energy…” – Chris Kramer-Harnage, The Folk Club of Reston-Herndon

Business Attire Enjoy light refreshments following the program. RSVP today at 780-679-1626 or

Saturday, April 13, 8 p.m. at Scalliwags Pub & Rum Bar 4919-47 Street, Camrose

TICKETS: Candler Art Gallery, 5002-50 Street, Camrose or at the Door: $20 Students $10 THANKS TO ALL OUR SPONSORS Friends of Rose City Roots stay at the

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After months of preparation by music teachers, students and festival committee members, Camrose and District Musical Festival is set to run from Monday to Friday next week, April 15 to 19. The week’s performances culminate with a grand concert and awards ceremony at Charlie Killam School at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 20. With 31 sessions being held at various venues around the city there will be plenty of opportunities to come out and enjoy some free entertainment and support our young Camrose and area musicians. There is something for every musical taste! Some highlights will be Community Music Night Tuesday evening at CCHS East Gym, featuring family music, community choirs and Camrose & District Community Band. Other evening sessions are musical theatre Monday and Wednesday, and band instrument solos Thursday evening. Dance enthusiasts can watch performances all day Wednesday. Daytime sessions include amazing school bands and choirs, and solo and ensemble performances in voice, piano, band instruments, violin, harp and speech. More detailed schedule information can be found in the Festival At a Glance ad elsewhere in this publication. Also visit the brand new website at Programs are available at Music Centre Canada and The UPS Store in Camrose, and at each festival venue.

The Camrose KidSport Chapter is celebrating its official launch and raising funds to support local youth participation in sport. We cordially invite you to our

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DREVER SUPPORTS KIDNEY FOUNDATION Rose Country Realty Ltd. Don Forestier, Royal LePage

Ken Drever donated $500 to the Kidney Foundation at the launch of the Foundation's March fund-raising campaign in Camrose Feb. 21. Accepting the cheque were Camrose campaign leader Erhard Pinno (left) and Kidney Foundation director of development Sharon Marcus.

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Steel Wheels Music Show rolls in from Virginia

Camrose & District Music Festival APRIL 15 TO 19, 2013 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE BAND, ELEMENTARY – Mon., 9:30-11:45 a.m., 1:15-2:45 p.m., Charlie Killam School Gym; Wed., 9:45-11:45 a.m., CCHS East Gym BAND, JR. HIGH – Tues., 1:15-3:15 p.m., Charlie Killam School Gym; Wed., 9:45-11:45 a.m., CCHS East Gym BAND, CCHS AND GRADE 9 – Wed., 9:45-11:45 a.m., CCHS East Gym JAZZ BANDS AND RECORDERS – Tues. 9:15 - 11:30 a.m., Charlie Killam School Gym COMMUNITY MUSIC – Tues, 6:00-9:45 p.m., CCHS East Gym DANCE – Wed., 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 2:00-5:00 p.m., and 6:45-9:00 p.m., Charlie Killam School Gym SCHOOL CHOIRS – Tues., 1:00-3:45 p.m., Jack Stuart School Gym INSTRUMENTAL – Solos are Wed., 1:30-3:30 p.m., CCHS Band Room; Instrumental Ensembles are Thurs., 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon and 1:30-4:30 p.m., CCHS East Gym; More Instrumentals are Thurs., 6:30 - 8:15 p.m., CCHS East Gym

By Murray Green

Sweet three-part harmonies that country fans and rockers find irresistible. See Prairie Heat Live on the Rusty Spur stage

Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13

Karaoke E

very Thursday

VIOLIN AND HARP – Fri., 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Messiah Lutheran Church PIANO, JUNIOR – Wed. 9:00 - 11:45 a.m., 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., Thurs. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Pleasantview Alliance Church PIANO, SENIOR – Mon., 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m., Pleasantview Alliance Church

Phone 780-679-2245

5017-51 Street, Camrose

Hours: Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 9 a.m.-3 a.m.; Closed Sundays

SPEECH – CHORAL – Tues., 9:45 a.m., Chester Ronning School Gym; SOLO – 10:30 -11:30 a.m., Chester Ronning School Music Room MUSICAL THEATRE – Mon. 6:15 - 9:00 p.m., Wed., 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., Thurs., 1:30 - 4:00 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church; Elementary Vocal and Musical Theatre, Tues., 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church VOCAL – Mon., 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Tues 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Tues., 1:30 4:30 p.m. (Elementary Vocal and Musical Theatre), Wed., 9:00 - 11:45 a.m., 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., Thurs. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Bethel Lutheran Church VOCAL, COMMUNITY/SCHOOL – Tues., 3:45 - 4:15 p.m., Jack Stuart School Music Room

Performance details are in the Festival Program ($5.00 each) available as of April 8 at Music Centre Canada and the UPS Store or at each venue during Festival Week.

Regional One Act Drama Festival Big Valley region of the Alberta Drama Festival Association

See our new website: sponsored by Vital Effect and Ross-Agri Supply.

Entries from Churchmice Players (Camrose), Castor Little Theatre, and Wetaskiwin Theatre Society



Waterworks Theatre (5002-53 Avenue) Wetaskiwin, Alberta Admission $5.00/per person

Guest Speaker:

Sandy Johnson Sandy is a seasoned man of God. He has a glowing story of how God has led him through many tests and trials and believes the best is yet to come.

Conceived and Written by Jim Caron Music and Lyrics by Michael McGill

Praise and Worship will be led by the Keech Family and Friends.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013 Norsemen Inn, Camrose 7:00 p.m. – $25.00 per person

Missoula Children’s Theatre presents an original adaptation of the classic children’s story. Jack’s adventure begins when he plants Wonder Beans in his backyard.

An amazing life story, uplifting music, good food, great fellowship, prayer

Auditions from Grades K to 12 Monday, April 15, 4:15 p.m. Daysland Palace Theatre


Show performance is April 20 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. For information, call Sharon at 780-374-2403

Come and enjoy an inspirational evening along with:

For information or reservations, call Brian at 780-889-2143


Sponsored by:

49th Street Liquor Store

The Steel Wheels' show is causing quite a stir in Canada. The American band has been selling out shows north of the border during a recent tour. The Virginia based band will be playing in the Rose City Roots Music Society show on April 13 at 8 p.m. in the Scalliwags Pub and Rum Bar. "They are selling out in some places. We're getting people from Calgary calling us to get tickets to the Rose City Roots show. This is exciting," said Geraint Osborne, of the society. "We're pretty excited because this is our first United States act. We've had bands from across Canada, the UK, Australia and Africa, but this is our first US act." The Steel Wheels will be releasing a new CD, No More Rain on April 16, so Camrose music fans will receive a preview of the group's latest creations. The Steel Wheels has enthralled audiences across the country with its heady brew of original soulful mountain music. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this dynamic band marries old-time musical traditions with their own innovative sound. Trent Wagler’s weathered tenor is joined by bell-clear four-part harmonies inspired by a shared Mennonite heritage. Add to this Eric Brubaker’s lively and evocative fiddle, Brian Dickel’s grounded yet buoyant upright bass, and Jay Lapp’s signature mandolin style, and it’s no surprise that The Steel Wheels has burst onto the Americana scene, becoming festival favourites and selling out venues across North America. The Steel Wheels band has captured fans with its raw energy and chemistry. The values portrayed in its music – devotion to roots, community, and family – are a way of life for The Steel Wheels, and this is reflected in the band's music. Trent Wagler offers the lead vocals, guitar, banjo and songwriting. As early as four years old, Trent was singing gospel music on stage with the Wagler Family Quartet. Trent opened for Jay Lapp’s band, The Goldmine Pickers one day. Jay hopped on stage and the two played way past their 30 minute slot. Since that time, Trent has worked with Jay on five albums together as solo, a duo act, or The Steel Wheels. Jay Lapp plays the mandolin, guitar and sings harmony vocals, Brian Dickel plays the upright bass and sings harmony vocals and Eric Brubaker plays the fiddle and sings harmony vocals.

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Kingman-Round Hill KINDERGARTEN invites you to our

Open House and Registration Night 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, Round Hill School Children must be five by March 1, 2014 in order to register. Please bring your child’s Birth Certificate, Alberta Health Card number and legal land description (rural students) For more information please contact 780.672.4705 or 780.672.4240

BAWLF SCHOOL Kindergarten Registration Bawlf School is now accepting registrations for the 2013-2014 school year Eligible children must turn five years of age before March 1, 2014. For more information, please call Bawlf School at (780) 373-3784. Orientation to take place on May 9th. Camrose and Rural Areas

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frame show & sale Saturday, April 13, 2013 | 9 am - 5 pm


Have you been turned down at the bank for a mortgage?

I can help you become a homeowner! Brand new townhouse condo in Camrose available featuring:

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Two large bedrooms Wonderful maple cabinetry Hardi-plank siding that will last and last The warmth of an ICF basement Paved alley – less dust, cleaner vehicles High efficiency furnace The convenience of 1-1/2 baths Wonderful 9-foot ceilings The efficiency of low E windows

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Beautiful hardwood and tile flooring Exceptionally quiet Peace-of-mind security system Superb location – close to medical services, entertainment options, restaurants and City Centre shopping • 1,353 sq.ft. with full, tastefully finished basement • Worry-free five-year new home warranty • Endless on-demand hot water

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4865 - 51 Street, Camrose AB

| 780.672.2116

Camrose Cygnets Synchronized Swimming Club holds swim-a-thon

April Appointments Available


- Tooth Whitening - Oral Sedation for anxious patients - Restoration of Dental Implants - Laser Dentistry - Oral Cancer Screenings - TMJ Services such as splints - Dental Extractions, including wisdom teeth - Dental Cleanings and Exams

- Infant and Child Dental Services - Emergency Dental Procedures - White Fillings - Digital Impressions - Same-day Ceramic Crowns - Crowns, Veneers, Inlays, Onlays and Bridges - Root Canal Therapy Services Provided by a General Dentist

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

The Camrose Cygnets Synchronized Swimming Club recently held a swim-a-thon as a club fundraiser. The girls cumulatively swam 626 lengths, which is 15.65 km, and raised over $1,600 for their club. The club is coached by Karli Stordahl (right) and Monika Thygesen. The girls, aged five to 11, practice every Saturday morning between September and the end of April.

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Central Agencies Home of the Week


Don and Barb are retiring

Fully finished home in quiet area of the city

TREES FINAL CLEARANCE A One-Time-Only Event Don and Barbara Forster are retiring after 35 years in business. They are selling the landscaping equipment and tree inventory – some 5,200 trees – with the aim of ceasing operations by mid-summer. They will be open for business as usual from now until May 11, 2013.

Matt Banack

Customer Appreciation Sale

25% DISCOUNT FOR ALL CUSTOMERS Delivery and planting will be available. All trees will be basketed or in pots for easy transport. Sale ends May 10. to Edmonton

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tures a games room for entertaining guests or the family and has plenty of storage space. A large deck is a great place for summer entertaining. It leads to the huge landscaped fenced yard that offers lots of space for family functions, or an option for RV parking. Recent renovations include new windows, shingles, flooring and upgraded bathrooms. Included with the home are the built-in dishwasher, built-in microwave, fridge, stove, washer, dryer, window coverings and two storage sheds. Drop in to view this beautiful 6210-34 Avenue home to fully appreciate the details. An open house will be held on Thursday, April 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. The home is attractively priced to sell at $279,000. For a personal tour contact Matt Banack at:

Highway 822

Move right into this beautifully finished family home on a large lot in a quiet cul-de-sac. Close to elementary schools and playgrounds, this four level split is ideal for a growing family. You don't have to worry about renovations with several upgrades completed in recent years. This appealing 1,010 square foot floor plan has a welcoming bright living room to relax in. It leads to the kitchen that features both a large dining area and a handy breakfast bar for a busy family. The functional kitchen also features plenty of oak cabinets, lovely counter tops and back splash tiles. The spacious master bedroom is located on the upper floor and has lots of closet room. Two good sized bedrooms and a four piece bathroom finish the level. A lower level contains a family room, an additional bedroom and a three piece bathroom. The developed basement fea-

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to Hobbema


Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-608-9733 cell

Let’s have a conversation Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN)

2013 Town Hall

Arts centre displays A Room with a View By Murray Green

The exhibition A Room with a View will be on display at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre from April 5 to 28. The exhibition focuses on interiors, everyday activities within these spaces and states of being as expressed by Alberta artists. Art work on display was picked from a collection from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts to go in the travelling exhibition program. The art features a blend of media and artistic styles. The exhibition invites viewers into a familiar room to encounter the challenges, joys, mysteries and simple pleasures that make up our everyday lives. In the visual arts the subject of rooms is wide open and has invited a wide variety of interpretations. It serves as a setting for narrative action, metaphors for psychological states, nostalgic representations, or exercises in mathematical preci-

sion and artistic proficiency. It has inspired the creativity of artists from the beginning of time. Interior scenes and related activities in visual art falls into the category of genre painting. Referring to pictorial representations in any media that represents scenes and subjects in everyday life makes up genre paintings in contemporary reality. The images may be realistic, imagined, or romanticized by the artist and could portray scenes such as leisure activities, family narratives and community celebrations. The display was curated by Shane Golby and organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta for the travelling program and is on loan to Camrose. The display can be viewed from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Contact Jane CherryLemire at 780-672-9949 for more information or Saturday hours.

Why should you attend?

Questions about the Camrose Primary Care Network? • Let’s talk about it! • An opportunity for you to provide input

If you or someone you know is…

Please join us…

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Living with diabetes or high blood pressure Expecting a child or recently started a family Caring for an elderly person In need of grief and bereavement or palliative care support Faced with a cancer journey Struggling with managing a healthy weight In need of mental health support

BASHAW Thursday, April 11, 2013

CAMROSE Monday, April 15, 2013

DAYSLAND Tuesday, April 16, 2013

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Bashaw Majestic Theatre

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Norsemen Inn – Salon C

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Daysland Senior Center

** Refreshments provided

** Refreshments provided

** Refreshments provided

To receive more information, please contact the Camrose PCN at 780.608.4927, email or visit

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Visit our website:

4870-51 Street, Camrose • Phone 780-672-4495 • 1-800-809-8040 After Hours: Lorne Broen, 780-679-7797; Frank Hoehn, 780-608-7402; Steve Frost, 780-679-6550; Graham Wideman, 780-679-8384; Matt Banack, 780-608-9733; Matthew Mayer, 780-781-7088; Lyndsey Delwo, 780-678-6117; Darrell Rosland, 780-679-2170. After Hr. Pager: 780-608-1078.

OPEN HOUSES Thur., April 11, 2-4 p.m. 6218-49 Avenue G R E AT 2-STOREY, 4-BDR M. HOME ... just on south side of golf course. It’s a one-owner home that’s had lots of care. Beautifully landscaped yard front and back. Fenced and well manicured. Definitely a must see home! Now asking $369,000 CA327294

Thur., April 11, 2-4 p.m. 5210-54 Street C O Z Y C HARACTE R AND CHARM! ... Central location close to schools, parks and down! town. ED ST LI Many ST JU recent upgrades incl. laminate floors, elec. panel/ service, new plumbing, appl., furnace/hw tank, water purifier system. 2 bdrm., 1 bath, updated kitchen w/some new cabinets, tile backsplash. MF laundry, laundry rough-in downstairs. Awesome outdoor space w/new deck/fence, landscaping, dble. detached garage. A perfect fit for any purchaser or that next tenant. CA0010858 Asking $162,500

Thur., April 11, 2-4 p.m. 6210-34 Avenue “Home of the Week – see page 15!” GREAT FULLY FINISHED FAMILY HOME ... located in ! D REDUCE quiet cul-de-sac close to Jack Stuart School. Situated on a large pie lot near a green space. A lot of upgrades done over prior years. You can just move in and forget about renovating. Don’t miss out on this one! Now asking $279,000 CA0009680

Thur., April 11, 3-5 p.m. 5 Grand Park Crescent “Very impressive – backing onto Mirror Lake!”


N EW – GREAT VERY APPEALING – IMMACULATE LOCATION ... backing onto Mirror Lake. Direct access to lake walking path. Spacious 1560 sq. ft. beautifully upgraded. Lovely LR, FP, lge. formal DR. Patio doors to lge. private patio overlooking park. Bright family kitchen. MF laundry. 3+2 bdrm., 3 baths. Newly fin. bsmt. Access to 2-car garage. Fenced yard. Now only ask $369,500 CA327388

Sat., April 13, 1-3 p.m. 2611 Valleyview Drive “Excellent value in Valleyview!” EXCELLENT DUPLEX IN BEAUTIFUL VALLEYVIEW SU BDIVISION! ... Exceptional location and lifestyle! Close to parks, lake and valley walking trails. Features open plan, 9’ ceilings, lovely oak kitchen, spacious dinette and generous master. Great yard, private deck, fenced, garage, alley access, RV parking and more! Better than new! Asking $233,900 CA0006273

Sat., April 13, 1-3 p.m. 5228-47 Street U P D AT E D RAI S E D BUNGALOW ... with i n ve s t m e n t G! IN p o t e n t ial. ST N EW LI Many recent upgrades: most windows, both bathrooms, some flooring, whole bsmt. Kitchen features eating bar, new backsplash, tile flooring, handy pantry. 24’x26’ garage w/RV potential. Cozy home ready for your family – see it today! Asking $226,500 CA0010934

Sat., April 13, 2-4 p.m. 5302-64 Street “Come, you’ll be impressed!” G R E AT SPAC IOUS V E R Y N E A T 2-STOR EY – QUIET N EW PRIC E! LOCATION ... 4 spacious bdrm. plus nursery, 3 full baths on upper floor. MF lge. foyer, LR, lge. formal DR, lge. bright family kitchen, garden door to lge. patio overlooking lge. landscaped yard. Attractive family room w/FP. Lower level lge. attractive rec. room w/FP. Direct access to garage. Be sure to view this impressive home! Now $427,500 CA0008067

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

CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 AMAZ I NG CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW IN WOW! VALLEYVIEW! ... Premier valley and cul-de-sac location. Exceptional quality, impressive floor plan. 10’ and 14’ ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful hardwood flooring, extra large windows, transom windows, plus custom cabinetry, granite throughout. Amazing kitchen, tower cabinets, huge island. Awesome great room, dinette with views. Superb master, 3 cozy FP, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., in-floor heating, huge family/ games area, custom bar, 3 bdrm. Beautiful yard, huge covered deck, private courtyard, A/C. Superb 25’x35’ garage. CA0004426 Asking $797,700 EXQUISITE LUXURIOUS HOME ... has everything you’re looking for! Peaceful setting w/direct access to parks and trails. Custom kitchen, tile entry, elegant drapery, formal DR, 2 gas FP. MF master bdrm. w/5-pce. en suite. MF laundry. Walk out bsmt. fully fin. w/2 bdrm., den/media room. Oversized htd. garage, perfectly landscaped. Every detail is perfect! Asking $849,000 CA325529 B E A U T I F U L B U N G A L O W CON DO, IT’S BETTER THAN NEW! ... Just recently completed w/many upgrades, you’ll love its private location and the lifestyle! Bright open plan, vaulted, 9’ ceilings, cozy 3-sided FP, beautiful flooring, exc. kitchen pkg., upgraded appl. Lovely LR w/views of countryside, spacious master, super en suite. Cozy den, MF laundry. Great property and lifestyle! Asking $322,900 CA0009926 EXC E PTIONAL C E N T U R Y M E A D O W S BUNGALOW ... backing onto park! Impressive quality built Santos home. Exceptional presentation w/11’6” ceilings, beautiful crown mouldings, bordered ceilings, display ledges, hardwood flooring, transom windows. Awesome kitchen, huge island, W/I pantry. Park views from dinette, cozy FP in great room, superb en suite, MF laundry. Amazing bsmt., cozy in-floor heating, huge family/games room, media room. Great yard, heated garage all finished, RV parking, more! You’ll love it! Asking $499,500 CA0004886 LOCATION – OVE R LOOKI NG A PARK! ... Spacious 3-bdrm. REDUCE D! townhouse w/ walk-out bsmt. Wonderful kitchen, maple cabinets, large island/eating bar, pantry, bsmt. dev. 3 baths. Asking $307,499 CA0005221 A N O T H E R POPULAR MULTILEVEL FLOOR PLAN FROM ZETSEN ... Large windows throughout, beautiful kitchen, vaulted ceilings, great master c/w 4-pce. en suite, heated floor. Rear covered deck, double attached garage, exposed aggregate driveway. Call now for your private showing! Asking $344,900 CA322240 I M PR ESSIVE C U S T O M BUILT R2000 B U N GALOW, ! ER EXCEPTIONAL FF O AN Y TR SETTING, BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! ... You’ll love the beautiful park views from the comfort of your home! Spacious open design, vaulted ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful cabinetry. Exceptional kitchen pkg. superb views from bright dinette, private deck. Lovely LR, superb en suite, MF laundry. Huge family/games room, superb workshop w/ walkout. RV option. You’ll love the location and lifestyle! Now only asking $354,900 CA323443 STU N N I NG 2-STOREY IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Lots of appeal! 9’ ceiling, 2 FP, arches, 4 bdrm., 4 baths, MF laundry, spacious living w/flex room on MF and bonus room upstairs. Amazing master 4-pce. en suite, tile surround, corner jet tub, WI closet, large vanity w/makeup counter. 24’x24’ garage w/sani dump, h/c taps, floor drain, r/i gas line plus RV parking. Good yard, fenced, trees, shed w/dual access, large deck w/gas line, play area. Function and style – be proud to call this your home. See it today! Asking $459,000 CA0004636 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW – V A L L E Y V I E W, by Battle River Homes! ... Front covered verandah, 9’ and coffered ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, cozy FP, lovely maple cabinetry, granite, large island, pantry, superb MF laundry. Cozy in-floor heating. 24’x28’ garage, covered deck, alley access, options for RV parking, workshop. Finished with elegance! CA0007631 Asking $439,162 NEW, IMPRESSIVE TWO-STOREY, GREAT LOCATION! ... Bright, spacious foyer w/high ceilings, beautiful open staircase. Bright open concept. Exc. kitchen, granite countertops, 4 appl. Cozy gas FP in great room. Spacious master, huge WI closet, superb en suite. MF laundry. Cozy in-floor heating in bsmt. Superb garage all fin. plus in-floor heating! Energy efficient built home w/triple pane windows, upgraded insulation. Paved alley access and lots more! Asking $323,900 CA0011148

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EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY HOME, BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE YARD, BAC K I N G ONTO GOLF COURSE! ... You’ll be impressed by spacious floor plan, family lifestyle, beautiful views, quiet location. Open staircase, oak railings, loft overlooks LR. Exc. kitchen, bright dinette, formal DR, cozy FP in family room. Huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Awesome private yard, huge covered deck, RV parking and more. CA0009138 Now only $399,000 E XC E P TI O NALLY PRICED 1538 SQ. FT. MULTI-LEVEL HOME ... close to parks and walking trails. Beautiful kitchen w/huge centre island, maple cabinets, tiled backsplash, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, 3 bdrm., flex room, master w/5-pce. en suite, walk-in closet. Too much to note, call today! Asking $369,900 CA0002773 BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM BUILT BU NGALOW – AMAZING VIEWS! ... You’ll love the lifestyle with valley views, parks and walking trails close by! Quality built, 1547 sq. ft. home features bright open plan, 11’ coffered ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful hardwood and tile flooring. Exceptional kitchen, lots of cabinetry, huge island, walk-in pantry, granite counter tops. Views from great room, dinette. Superb master and en suite, MF laundry! Excellent bsmt., in-floor htg., huge family/media room. Great yard, vinyl fencing, A/C, 22’x24’ garage and lots more! It’s all done, you’ll love it! Asking $463,900 CA0001565 I M PR ESSIVE BI-LEVEL, CLOSE TO PARKS! ... Wow! A perfect gem! You will love this beautiful home, the bright open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, gorgeous hardwood flooring. Features superb kitchen, large island w/breakfast bar, WI pantry. Great dinette, lovely bright LR, spacious master bdrm. WI closet, en suite. Exc. bsmt. dev., large media/games room, family room. Awesome yard, fenced, alley access and more! Just move in! CA0010585 Asking $312,900 E XC E P TI O NAL WALK OUT BUNGALOW ON VALLEY – AWESOME VIEWS! ... Wow! 4800 sq. ft. of dev. living space. Exciting, bright open floor plan, porcelain tile, hardwood, lovely staircase. Coffered ceilings, amazing beachwood kitchen, granite. Awesome 2-sided FP, exceptional master, MF laundry, cozy in-floor htg. on all floors! Huge deck, covered patio, triple htd. garage. Lots more, you’ll love it! Asking $995,000 CA325504 W O W ! I M PR ESSIVE BI-LEVEL, D E S I R E D C E NTU RY MEADOWS LOCATION! ... Exceptional presentation featuring a beautiful open staircase, display ledges, vaulted ceilings, loft. Exc. kitchen cabinetry, cozy gas FP, huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. w/family room, games room, large bdrm. w/en suite. Very nicely landscaped yard, paved alley, RV parking option, lots more! Impressive home, great location! Asking $362,700 CA0009520 BEAUTIFUL F A M I L Y 2 - S TO R E Y, C U L- D E - S AC LOCATION! ... You’ll love the lifestyle w/valley views, parks, walking trails close by! Beautiful 1757 sq. ft. home features bright open plan, gorgeous open staircase, bordered ceilings. Exc. kitchen, granite countertops, large island. Bright dinette, cozy gas FP in great room. Super sized master, awesome en suite. ICF block bsmt. RV option and much more! Asking $352,900 CA0010653 EXCEPTIONAL 1475 SQ. FT. 5-B D R M. M U LTI-LEVE L ... located in Southwest Meadows! Features include tile flooring, vaulted ceilings, 2 FP, large master w/walk-in closets, beautiful 4-pce. en suite w/jetted tub. Fully fin. bsmt. Deck, pie-shaped lot, alley access, RV parking, attached double garage plus much more! CA0004600 Asking $379,900 A B S O L U T E LY A GORGEOUS CUSTOM BUILT BUNGALOW – IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Located close to parks and walking trails! 9’ and coffered ceilings, cherry hardwood flooring, lovely LR w/awesome FP, gorgeous kitchen cabinetry, granite, large island, pantry, bright dinette. Maint. free veranda, huge deck. In-floor heating, 9’ ceilings in open bsmt. Great yard, private fence, 24’x26’ garage, RV parking, lots more! Just move in! Asking $427,900 CA0009911 IMPRESSIVE 5 - B D R M . BUNGALOW – IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Located close to parks, walking trails. 9’ and vaulted ceilings, beautiful presentation w/arches, columns, display ledges, accent lighting, hardwood flooring, lots of bright windows, lovely LR, beautiful kitchen cabinetry, granite counter tops, BI pantry, superb dinette. Covered deck, private courtyard. Awesome ensuite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., huge family/media room. Superb yard, fenced, irrigation system, RV parking and more! Asking $429,900 CA0006939 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/centre island, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, MF laundry, 5-pce. en suite plus much more! CA322233 Asking $364,900



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WALKOUT GORGEOUS 1638 SQ. FT. A/C WALKOUT BUNGALOW ... overlooking beautiful valley. Lovely kitchen w/centre island, maple cabinets, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, barrel ceiling in hallway, hardwood/ceramic floors, master w/5-pce. en suite, walk-in closet. 24’x24’ garage w/two 8’ doors. Asking $499,900 CA326294

CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 Q U A L I T Y CHARACTER HOME ... with beautiful upgrades. Hardwood flooring throughout, new furnace, flash water system. Kitchen has been completely G! updated w/new cabiIN ST LI EW N nets, granite countertops, gas stove. 4-pce. main bath w/tile flooring, surround is sure to impress! Bsmt. will be fin. to drywall w/completed 4-pce. bath. Asking $194,000 CA0011180 MAI NTE NANC E FREE LIVING C LOSE TO D OWNTOWN ... and U of A Augustana C a m p u s . Apartment style condo, no stairs, 2 bdrm., 2 baths incl. 3-pce. en suite. In suite laundry, vinyl windows, covered balcony plus extra storage in bsmt. Great bldg. CA0005235 Asking $187,000 YOU’LL BE PROUD TO CALL THIS IMPRESSIVE CONDO HOME! ... Beautifully upgraded, open floor plan, 2 bdrm., 2 baths (walk-in shower), cozy FP in LR, handy kitchen island, laundry. Lots of storage, beautiful easy-keep flooring. Patio doors to lge. balcony w/storage unit. Lge. lounge/kitchenette for family functions in complex. A/C. Enjoy the indoor htd. garage. Incl. all appl. Exc. location to city centre, Mirror Lake walking paths. Asking $289,000 CA0008150 NEXT TO NEW 2-STOREY ... close to parks and west end amenities! 4-bdrm., 4 bath, a/c, beautiful deck. Cozy kitchen w/oak cabinetry, ! corner pantry, raised JU ST LI STED island. Spacious living/ dining spaces. Master bdrm., WI closet, 4-pce. en suite. Fin. bsmt. Immediate possession – move right in! Asking $269,900 CA0010352 C LO S E TO MIRROR LAKE AND JUBILEE PARK! ... Excellent location, zoned R3. Character 1-1/2 storey 3-bdrm. home w/spacious living/dining room, MF laundry, 2 baths, large sun-porch. 59’x120’ lot. Lots of potential! Asking $209,500 CA0005179 SOLID FAMILY BU NGALOW ... close to G! schools and IN ST LI N EW parks. Original hardwood flooring throughout most of MF. 2 bdrm. up, 1 down, hi-efficiency furnace, newer shingles on house, recently painted upstairs. Kitchen has newer oak cabinetry w/tons of pantry space, newer counters/flooring. Double detached garage w/gas roughed in. Good sized south-facing yard w/garden plot, concrete patio. Immed. possess. See it today! CA0010719 Asking $224,500 EXC E PTIONAL CONDO – WORRY FREE LIFESTYLE ... across from Jubilee Park, IC E! Mirror Lake PR AL N IO walking trails, only ! EXCE PT WOWfrom blocks city centre! Open, spacious design w/ bright windows, lovely kitchen, huge walk-in pantry. Spacious, bright LR, cozy gas FP, large master, en suite, in suite laundry. Elevator, guest suite, easy access to garage and much more! Looking for quality and lifestyle? Call now! CA326380 Now only $239,500 EXCELLENT 3-BDRM DUPLEX – CLOSE TO AUGUSTANA UNIVERSITY ... Cul-de-sac location built in 2008. G! N EW LI STIN Attractive staircase, open design, spacious kitchen, great room, bright dinette w/patio doors to deck, great for BBQs. Spacious master. Attched single garage. HE furnace, 6 appl., a/c and more! A great rental or starter property. Asking $242,900 CA0010124

IMPRESSIVE – SOLID SPACIOUS CHARACTER HOME ... was beautifully restored a few years ago. It needs ! D CE U RED TLC to restore it to its original grandeur. Located in a nice central neighbourhood w/other beautifully restored and maintained homes. Phone for a viewing. Now only ask $189,900 CA325718 MANY RECENT RENO’S IN THIS AFFOR DABLE 2+2 BUNGALOW ... close to downtown and schools. REDUCE D! Dble. detached htd. garage, fenced, newer deck. Kitchen upgraded w/white cabinets, new counters. 4-pce. bath, 3-pce. bath, both upgraded. Makes a great starter, rental or retirement property w/something for everyone. Immediate possession! CA0000072 Now asking $179,900 U N I Q U E DESIGN ... 3-bdrm., 2-storey w/upgrades. Large yard, new fence close to park/reserve in a quiet area. CA0006591 Only asking $224,800 GREAT STARTER HOME OR R E V E N U E PROPERTY ... 1.5-storey w/4 bdrm., MF laundry. 24’x24’ garage, fenced yard. Located in quiet mature area. Now asking $174,900 CA0004376 GREAT CURB ER! FF O APPEAL AND LOTS AN Y TR OF CHARACTER! ... This affordable 3-bdrm. home would be a great starter! Large lot w/nice landscaping, fenced, single garage. Great proximity to downtown, shopping, walking distance to school for the little ones. Lots of upgrades over the years inside and out. Come and take a look at this one! CA0009666 Asking $179,900 AT T R AC T I V E AND INVITING ... with tons of natural light. This beautibi-level REDUCE D! ful features hardwood floors, granite countertops, 3-pce. en suite, Navien hot water on demand, partially fin. bsmt. + more! Kitchen showcases oak cabinetry, raised eating bar, corner pantry, plenty of counter/storage space. Open concept living/ dining. 22’x22’ detached garage, RV capability, fire pit. Plenty of space for a growing family. Move right in! Quick possession available! CA0005287 Asking $299,900 C UTE AN D FUNCTIONAL 2-BDRM. CONDO ... in convenient setting. Open concept kitchen, DR make this the perfect spot to entertain. Centre island, corner pantry, classic maple cabinets make this home shine. 2 comfortable bdrm. in bsmt. alongside full bath, laundry room. Great parking options, low condo fees make this property desirable and stress free. Ask $173,500 CA0008850

WOW! BEAUTIFUL CHARACTER HOME! ... You’ll absolutely love this wonderful home, the open floor plan, the character and the lifestyle the Historical District has to offer. Beautiful open staircase, continuous brick chimney that flows up through the heart of the home. Hardwood flooring, brick FP, spacious LR, lovely bright conservatory, superb dinette, spacious kitchen. Upper level boasts beautiful open area w/vaulted ceilings, family room/office space. Dev. bsmt. Mature treed yard, private decks, fenced, 22’x24’ garage, lots more! Impressive property, exc. value! Asking $289,900 CA0009825

GOOD QUARTER OF FARMLAND ... with newer 1954 sq. ft. bungalow w/5 bdrm., double attached garage, smaller shop, garage. Partially fenced. 132 acres cult., 25 acres pasture. Good shelterbelt. Be sure to view! Asking $729,000 CA0009218 QUARTER SECTION OF FARMLAND! ... 318.97 acres located only one mile south of new Coal Creek Golf Resort and Black Nugget Lake Campground. 290 arable acres, balance in trees and natural pasture. Good potential bldg. site, services readily available. Half mile off oiled road. Surface lease of $1950/year and 3 metal bins. Wanting to expand or build your new home? Take a look! CA0009965


GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ... Bare lot bordering 48th Avenue and 46th Street in Camrose. Close to schools, downtown. Zoned DC. CA0004722 Asking $150,000 IDEALLY LOCATED WEST END MULTI-FAMILY CORNER LOT! ... Phone for info. CA0007417


A GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ... 137.46 acres of potential development land at Dried Meat Lake w/ some lake front. 60 acres of cult. land and some gas well revenue. Now ask $419,900 CA325301

COMMERCIAL PREMIER LAWN SERVICE COMPANY ... specialED! izing in weed control and fert. for Camrose. ST LIinST JUsale Growing customer base w/increasing revenues year after year, would make a great addition to existing maint. company or start your own and service existing customers. Owner willing to mentor purchaser. 2 comm. lots, list of assets incl. in the sale – owner will consider retaining ownership of land. Call for details. CA0010420 Asking $375,000

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BEAUTIFUL 2010 CUSTOM BUILT 1518 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW on 6.99 ACRES ... Triple pane windows, in-floor heat, gas FP, stunning kitchen w/hickory cabinets, corner pantry, great master w/walk-in closet, 4-pce. en suite, teardrop shaped driveway, 26’x26’ garage, 100’ of wrap around covered decking and exc. views of AB prairies. Call today for your personal showing! CA0001983 Now asking $535,000 37+ ACRES 10 MIN. NW OF CAMROSE ... 2200+ sq. ft. character country home plus 1200 sq. ft. entertainment space. Solid barn, 39’x60’ quonset, 24’x24’ garage, dugout, fenced and more! Working country kitchen w/great charm, walk-in pantry, double oven, good counter space. Beautiful hardwood floors, formal dining area, wood FP, library and loft. Mature yardsite, good recreational land or for animals. Great opportunity, see it today! Asking $549,900 CA0000865 WOW! IT’S THE PERFECT PLACE TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HIDEAWAY! ... Quiet Hills Estates is located near Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, Bird Sanctuary and Golf Course. Come and discover a restful country lifestyle in a peaceful and natural setting, you’ll love it! 6 unique Cul-de-sac lots that are treed, private and excellent walkout opportunities. Located just off Hwy 623, it’s an easy commute to Nisku or Camrose. Hurry, it’s the lifestyle you always dreamed of! CA0003323 Priced from $84,000 to $154,000

BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ... on this 5.02 acre piece of land just 1.25 mi. off Hwy 834, 3 mi. to Round Hill and approx. 14 mi. to Camrose. Structures on property are considered of no value. Power and old well. Property being sold as is, where is with no warranties or representations. Asking $85,000 CA0008783

BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ... on this fully treed piece of bare land consisting of 3.76 acres. Only a couple of minutes east of Camrose! CA0004734 Asking $150,000



! EXCE THE PERFECT PRIVATE TREEDWOW ACREAGE, GETAWAY! ... Very secluded setting w/6.8 acres that offers a restful country lifestyle. Features 1160 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. mobile w/vaulted 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. Private getaway w/lots of potential. Call now to view! CA320948 Reduced to $199,900 16.48 ACRES ... 5 km east of Holden just off Hwy.14. Peaceful setting, great spot to build. Water line, gas line run through property. Now asking $120,000 CA293010

OUT OF TOWN DAYSLAND – A REAL GEM! ... You’ll say “wow” when you see this beauty! If you demand perfection be sure to view. Beautiful oak floors. Oak is featured throughout. Vaulted ceiling. Bright impressive LR, lovely gas FP. Superb kitchen with large everyday dining area. Garden door to lge. covered patio. MF laundry. Beautiful fully fin. lower level. Oversized htd. garage. Beautiful landscaped yard. CA0001605 Asking $289,900

SANDY BEACH ON RED DEER LAKE ... Excellent recreational property has 4-bdrm., 2 baths, large kitchen area, family room w/gas FP. Nicely treed yard, landscaped lot. Large 25’x50’ garage w/ double doors in front, single in the rear. Be sure to have a look! Really good value here! CA0009512 L O C AT E D ON LARGE LOT IN ROU N D HILL ... excellent 1571 sq. ft. fully finished a/c home features in-floor heat, triple pane windows, solid doors, gas FP, MF laundry, additional level wall insulation, awesome kitchen c/w corner pantry, centre island, lots of oak cabinets. Oversized 22.5’x28’ fully finished heated garage w/floor drain, 8’ high door. Too much to note, call today for your personal tour! Asking $314,900 CA0007641 PEACEFUL COUNTRY LIVING … on 5 lots in Kelsey. ! D CE U Manageable RED acreage living on .86 of an acre. 2004 modular on ICF block bsmt. with 9’ ceiling and infloor heat. 1518 sq. ft., 4 bdrm. up, a/c, hardwood/cork flooring, stainless appliances, granite counters, MF laundry and wrap-around deck with hot tub – wow! Well produces over 10 GPM! 24’x40’ Shop with 220 and 10’ door. Awesome opportunity for no hassle acreage living – see it today. Now asking $334,900 CA0007252

COZY BUNGALOW WITH 2 LOTS – KINGMAN ... You’ll love the private treed yard, peacefulness and relaxing lifestyle of the Kingman community! Cozy 2+1 bdrm. bungalow, spacious country kitchen, bright, spacious LR, 1-1/2 baths, partially dev. bsmt. Upgraded siding, windows, shingles, furnace and more! Great yard, good 14’x22’ garage, Edmonton water supply. Easy commute, you’ll want to see this one! CA0009756 Asking $159,900

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The Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT), has been touring extensively for 38 years now from Montana to Japan, and will visit 1,300 communities this year with up to 35 teams of tour actor/directors. A tour team will arrive in Daysland with a set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, everything it takes to put on a play … except the cast. The show is rehearsed throughout the week and two public performances are presented on Saturday. All MCT shows are original adaptations of classic children’s stories and fairy tales … a twist on the classic stories that you know and love. Creativity, social skills, goal achievement, communication skills and self-esteem are all characteristics that are attained through the participation in this unique, educational project. MCT’s mission is the development of lifeskills in children through participation in the performing arts. An audition will be held for MCT’s production of Jack and the Beanstalk on Monday, April 15, at the Daysland Palace Theatre from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. There is no guarantee that everyone who

auditions will be cast in the play. Those auditioning should arrive by 4:15 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition, so bring a lunch. Students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 are encouraged to audition. No advance preparation is necessary, but a smile never hurts. Assistant directors will also be cast to aid in rehearsals throughout the week and to take on essential backstage responsibilities. Rehearsals will be held from 4:15 to 8:30 p.m. each day, although all the cast will not have to be at all the rehearsals, they should be available to attend all rehearsals required for their role. Jack and the Beanstalk will be presented by DaysArts at the Daysland Palace Theatre on Saturday, April 20, at 3 and 7 p.m., with support from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 49th Street Liquor Store and Mountain Air Furnace and Duct Cleaning Tickets are $10 each. For more information call Sharon at 780374-2403 or Lisa at 780-374-3943.

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VERY ATTRACTIVE...1154 sq. ft. 3-bdrm bungalow with 1-bdrm revenue suite in basement and double detached garage. Nicely finished up and down and close to schools, park areas and west end shopping. This shows well and you can call Rick for more details. Priced at $264,900. (R1420)

YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS YARD TO BELIEVE IT!... super sized, pie shaped lot on a cul de sac. Garden area and gazebo. Efficient floor plan. 4-bdrm, 3-bath bungalow with new paint and bathroom upgrades, walk-in pantry and fireplace in the great room. Fully developed basement. Property must be viewed to be appreciated. For more details call Dale. Asking $429,000. (R1389)

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EDBERG...JUST LISTED...IMMEDIATE POSSESSION... New 2-bdrm mobile, deck, garage. Great opportunity. Asking $99,000. Call Dale for particulars. (RO976)

REDUCED OLDER, CUTE AND COZY...900 sq. ft. bungalow, excellent location, close to Mirror Lake, downtown and paved walking trails. This would be a great starter home/revenue property. All this sitting on an exceptionally large 50 x 200 lot, c/w attached greenhouse and detached carport. Well worth a look. $193,000 Call Rick for details! (R1404)

JUST LISTED IN BAWLF...SUPER VALUE... Older mobile in excellent condition. Lots of upgrades and renovations, all appliances and furnishings included, situated on own lot. Asking $48,500. Quick possession. Payments for less than rent. Great opportunity for single individual wanting to start out on first time purchase. Call Dale for details. (RO974)

GREAT CHARACTER HOME... on 3 lots in the Village of Bawlf. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large heated garage, all appliances. Priced at $189,900. Call Trudi for details. (RO981)

JUST LISTED IN BAWLF... 2-bdrm bilevel, finished basement, garage, large lot, appliances included. Great starter home. Asking $179,000. Call Dale for details. (RO980)

OFFERS VALLEYVIEW... Over 1700 sq ft, 3 bedroom bi-level, formal dining room, double garage, fireplace, must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $349,500. Call Dale for details. (R1388) WELL MAINTAINED... 3-bdrm, 3-bath home in quiet area of the village of Hay Lakes. Home is finished up and down with double attached garage and fenced yard with RV parking. Has had some recent upgrades and shows well. Asking $270,000. Call Rick for details. (RO985)

CHECK THIS OUT...Ideal starter or investment home. 1-bdrm on main, 2 on lower level, zoned R2A, appliances included. Asking $99,500. Call Dale for details. (R1416)

GREAT STARTER OR RETIREMENT One owner, new appliances, close end shopping and playground. $258,000. Call Trudi for details.

HOME... to west Asking (R1418)

JUST LISTED...STARTER OR INVESTMENT HOME... Two bedrooms up, one down, new windows and extra large fenced yard. Call Dale for details. Asking $174,500 (R1421)




EDBERG... Lots of room in this 4-bdrm, 2-bath, 2-kitchen, 1430 sq. ft. home in the quiet village of Edberg. Large fenced 66x125 lot. A must see! Great Value! Asking: $89,500. Call Dale for details. (RO940) CAMROSE...This freshly painted half duplex is ready to move into. The main floor has a spacious dining room/living room with partially shaded balcony. French doors lead into a large master bedroom. On the lower level there are 4 bedrooms, bathroom and laundry room with a closet/ storage room. 3 parking stalls at the rear of the property. For more details call Deanna. Asking $193,500. (R1422)

FERINTOSH...2 lots, 2-bdrms, upgraded flooring, fixtures, bath, furnace, etc. Must be viewed to be appreciated. Asking $165,000. Call Dale for details. (RO978)

KINGMAN – JUST LISTED... Newer modular, over 1500 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Deck, garage. Must be seen! Asking: $200,000 Call Dale Bowal for details. (RO954)


AFFORDABLE STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME... in Village of Edberg. Large yard, double garage, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Priced at $174,900. Call Trudi for details. (RO984)

GREAT YEAR ROUND HOUSE ON LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, triple garage, has own well, view of the lake and much more. Priced at $179,000.00. Call Trudi for details. (RO928)

ACREAGES BAWLF...PROPERTY ONLY...Presently operating as local coffee shop. Many possibilities. Business and equipment also available. Asking $44,500. Call Dale for details. (C287) WINTER IS HERE... so it’s time to protect your investment by keeping it out of the snow and cold. 1/5th share in large hanger at Camrose Airport. There is lots of room here to do maintenance etc. Owner wants it sold!! Asking $43,000. Call Rick for details. (C267) 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 Rick for details. (C136) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property, some limitations apply. Asking price is $109,450. Call Rick for details. (C137) GREAT RETAIL BUILDING... and land on main street in the town of Daysland just thirty minutes east of Camrose. Could be good potential and has good exposure and traffic. Call Rick for details. Price: $57,900. (C285)

REDUCED REDUCED COUNTRY CHARACTER... Beautiful 3360 sq.ft. six-bedroom, six-bathroom home in private setting just 3 km. east of Camrose. You will love the parklike setting as you enter property. Home has dbl. att. garage with entry to basement of home plus large detached garage/shop with built-in cooler. Lots of trees and shrubs plus large fenced in pet area and walking trails. This is a must view so call Rick for extra details. Price $519,900. (A416) 12 ACRES...Nine miles NW of Camrose, bare land, no services. Asking $62,500. Call Dale for details. (A428)

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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 $279,900. (A393)

EXCEPTIONAL ACREAGE - EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION... Deluxe location, 3 miles from Camrose. Beautifully treed 10.58 acres, only 1/2 mile off the pavement. 1120 sq. ft. bungalow with main floor laundry and oversized double detached garage. Price: $399,000. Call Trudi Dunham for a viewing. (A421)

VERY PRIVATE ACREAGE... 995 sq. ft. 2-bdrm, 1-bath home on 18.3 acres. Large newer heated shop with steel beam construction. Located 20 min. southeast of Camrose. Call Rick for details. Priced at $285,000. (A423)

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster The Augustana Indoor Soccer Club held its first Mouat Cup on April 3 at the Camrose Community Centre. The game featured University of Alberta, Augustana Campus staff against students. The students won 3-2, but the real winners were the NeighborAid Center's Food Bank. A total of $720 and many food items were passed on to the Food Bank.

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By Dan Jensen The funding details for the Rotary Youth Centre are starting to solidify. Camrose City council agreed at its April 1 meeting to have the City pay the project's previously unbudgeted development charge of $54,498.30. The development fund charge is levied on all projects, including those undertaken by the City of Camrose, to ensure consistency and fairness to all developments that take place in the city, regardless of purpose or function. Typically, the full amount of the development charge must be paid prior to the project start. "The construction of the Rotary Youth Centre should not start prior to the fee payment," said a report presented to council by Camrose Community Centre general manager Paul Nielsen. City councillor John Howard said it is appropriate that the City fund the development charge since the building will be owned by the City. The total cost of the Rotary Youth Centre project is approximately $500,000, of which $139,906 will come from the Rotary Club of Camrose, $150,000 from the City of Camrose capital budget, approximately $31,000 from Camrose Scouts and other community groups, and $85,904 from the provincial CFEP grant. "The CFEP grant has been confirmed, although at a lesser amount than applied for (by Rotary)," said Nielsen. Originally, Rotary had been seeking a CFEP grant of $125,000. The drafting and project management fees have been provided free of charge by Zetsen Master Builders and Ron Grue respectively, resulting in an overall savings of approximately $60,000. The City of Camrose contribution funds the construction of the storage component of the Rotary Youth Centre and getting services into the building. The storage component will include a number of large rooms accessible at the back that will be made available to community groups, like Camrose Minor Sports, that now stores supplies and equipment in other local facilities. The Rotary Youth Centre will be built on the site of the former caretakers' residence, across from the Camrose Community Centre. "In comparison with the other considered location, across the road (west) from the existing Scout Hall building, the caretakers' residence came out ahead in the areas of parking

availability, visibility to public, closer to services, closer to the Community Centre (for spillover programming) and the fact that it does not consume any park/green space due to using an already developed/disturbed site," said the Nielsen report. City administration and the Rotary Club of Camrose are working together to identify, address and minimize the potential risks. "Outside of financial risks, there are those that relate more to insurance and property," said Nielsen. "To this end, Rotary has been asked to provide property and liability insurance while the Rotary Youth Centre is under construction in addition to WCB coverage for anyone not working on the project." A current unknown on the project is the role and responsibility of the involved organizations in operating and maintaining the centre. "There has been some very preliminary dialogue but this needs to be dealt with in earnest well before construction completion," said Nielsen. The Rotary Youth Centre will provide 7,500 square feet of well-insulated space on two levels and in-floor heating on the first. "It's not going to be an architectural masterpiece," said Rotary Club of Camrose president Shirley Rostad in a presentation to council earlier this year. "We are trying to build something that is energyefficient and does the job for a number of years to come. It will have the same insulation and heating system as the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, which has a heating cost of $250 per month in the coldest months." The Rotary Club of Camrose started investigating the idea of undertaking another major project two years ago, after receiving a grant of $25,000 from a local family as a thank you for sending a couple of youth to an agricultural college. "We put a couple of advertisements in the papers asking people what we should do as a project, and the reply that stood out was a youth centre," said Rotarian David Francoeur. "We thought it would be something the club could support both through our finances and through donated labour." The Camrose Scouts currently occupy a building in Rudy Swanson Park that was built during the Second World War. "The hall was in rough shape and made even worse by a fire a few years ago," said Rostad.


The caretaker's residence at Rudy Swanson Park was removed last week to make way for the new Rotary Youth Centre.

Volunteers are still needed to assist with the construction of the Rotary Youth Centre. "We've received good support in terms of donations and commitments but we still need people who can give us a hand with framing, drywalling, taping, finishing metal and woodwork and landscapers," said Rotary Youth Centre project manager Ron Grue. "It is easier to do a project like this when the whole community gets involved."

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Big Hank turns blues into some fine music By Murray Green Playing at the Bailey Theatre in Camrose is almost like a homecoming for Big Hank and A Fistful of Blues. The polished band that plays mostly original material has influences of soul, Chicago blues, Memphis rhythm and blues and the blues-rock of the '70s. The veteran band will hit the stage at 8 p.m. on April 12. Big Hank launched his music career in Seattle while attending art college, playing around the Pacific Northwest. After graduating, he returned to Edmonton and played in a number of bands involved in the Top 40 scene. "Four of us are originally from Stettler, so we go a long way back. I remember starting to play in high school, about 1964," said Big Hank Lionhart. "Our relationship goes back to the roots in the area where we all grew up in the 1960s and '70s." Big Hank moved from playing other band's hits to blues with a band called Hot Cottage in the '70s and refined his skills with RCA recording artists Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band in the '80s and onto the Kingpins, which had close connections to the Powder Blues Band. "The blues seemed to really fit my voice. I liked the spontaneity of it as well," recalled Big Hank. "I like to free wheel and make it up as I go sometimes. Blues is music with a feeling." Big Hank merged legendary Edmonton band Tacoy Ryde

into a blend of his own creation. He leads the band with his natural powerful blues voice. A Fist Full of Blues includes Duane Smith on bass, Ken Kirkwood on guitar, Barrie Nighswander on guitar, Bill Hobson on drums and Dennis Meneely on keyboards to form a group with exceptional musicianship. "We have two CDs out now and we are working on a third one. Everyone in the band writes music, so that is cool," said Big Hank. "I've been doing this for 48 years, two years away from 50 years at it and it is still a whole lot of fun." Growing up and playing with the same musicians translates into success in live shows and on CDs. The tight, wellrehearsed and sonically appealing show is still very soughtafter in Alberta. "We make our shows enjoyable, whether you want to listen to the music or get up and dance," added Big Hank. "I heard about the Bailey one day and how people liked to play there. Then, we have wanted to play there ever since. I remember playing in Camrose in the 1970s and they always had a good teen club. It was well attended and the people like to get into the music. We are excited to play in Camrose, close to a homecoming for some of us in the band." Big Hank and A Fistful of Blues has produced hits such as "Cook For Me" and "The Road" and turned covers of "You Don't Love Me" and "Turn Back the Hands of Time" into crowd favourites. "The good

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PCN holds town hall meetings By Murray Green

Big Hank and A Fist Full of Blues will be appearing at the Bailey Theatre on April 12 at 8 p.m. for an evening of original blues. Members of the band include, back row left to right, Bill Hobson on drums, Duane Smith on bass and Barrie Nighswander on guitar. Front row from left to right, Big Hank Lionhart on lead vocals, Dennis Meneely on keyboards and Ken Kirkwood on guitar.

Town hall meetings were popular in the past as a way of getting people together to discuss important matters of the day. A series of meetings has been called. The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) is inviting you to join in a conversation about Primary Care and what that means to you at some upcoming town hall sessions. “How individuals feel about their primary care experience is an important measure of what is working within the PCN and can also help identify opportunities for improvement," said executive director Stacey Strilchuk. "I consider these town hall sessions to be a valuable opportunity for PCN physicians, healthcare providers and administration and am looking forward to our discussions.” The PCN is starting to work on its 2014-17 three-year business plan, and would like to engage you in that process. Part of the business planning process is to identify priorities for the next three years, which includes being patient-centered and meeting the needs of the community. "To ensure that happens, it’s important for us to engage community members like yourself for your input, hear your experi-

ences and work together as we plan for the future," said Colleen Lindholm, communications lead for the Camrose Primary Care Network. "People should attend if you or someone you know is living with diabetes or high blood pressure, expecting a child or recently started a family, caring for an elderly person, in need of grief and bereavement or palliative care support, faced with a cancer journey, struggling with managing a healthy weight, in need of mental health support." The PCN town hall sessions are scheduled to take place in Bashaw on Thursday, April 11, at the Majestic Theatre on Main Street; Monday, April 15, at the Norsemen Inn (salon C) in Camrose; and Tuesday, April 16, in Daysland at the senior centre, 5009-50 Street. All of the town hall sessions will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will focus on patient access, patient experience and patient outcomes – as they relate to the Camrose PCN. Refreshments will be available. For more information email, visit www., or call 780-6084927.

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Wildrose Co-op conducts annual meeting By Dan Jensen

The Wild Rose Cooperative Association had another successful year in 2012. Wild Rose Cooperative Association general manager Carol Rollheiser told those attending the association's annual general meeting at Edgeworth Centre March 26 that, based on total sales of $78 million for the year ending October 31, the Co-op board of directors has been able to make a patronage allocation of just over $2.9 million. A total of $1.6 million will be paid back to members in cash at Dividend Days in May. "The allocation was 3.75 per cent for food," said Rollheiser. "The allocation was 5 per cent for fuel, four per cent for crop supplies, 4 per cent for lumber and general merchandise and 10 per cent for oil and grease." One of the major highlights for the Wild Rose Co-op in 2012 was the construction of a Cardlock in Camrose. "We were able to start pumping fuel in November but due to the early winter the landscaping

and the paving had to be put off to this spring," said Rollheiser. The site has a full canopy, a trucker-style washroom, an RV Sani-Dump and an RV storage area. Reinvesting

Wild Rose Co-op has continued the practice of re-investing in assets. "We added a fuel truck, three sales and delivery vehicles, replaced all the Camrose Food deli cases and prep tables, and added the position of maintenance manager," said Rollheiser., "We also added a human resource manager to our organizational structure." Need for growth

The Wild Rose Cooperative Association recognizes the need to continue to evolve, grow, learn and change so that it will be able to provide sustainable services to members. "Every decision to expand, grow or add services is put through a rigid test to ensure that it is consistent with our vision statement and mission statement, shows a financial benefit to all our members, is environmentally responsible and above all is a prudent business decision for the long term

benefit of the cooperative enterprise," said Rollheiser. "Business decisions are determined by the board of directors and management as we continue to provide service, product quality, competitive pricing and community involvement to the membership and the communities we serve." New branding

The cooperative retailing system is currently going through the process of reintroducing its brand. "The strength of our brand is the dedication of our employees and our members," said Rollheiser. "It is about using the strength of the entire Cooperative Federation to be strong as a group and in turn strong on a locally owned and operated level so that we can both compete with large mass marketers as well as to serve our rural communities." Community support

Wild Rose Co-op proudly supports numerous clubs and organizations (sports teams, 4-H clubs, youth clubs, church groups) in the communities it does business. It is also acknowledged by the University of Alberta Augustana Campus

and Sedgewick High School for the sponsorship of scholarships. Wild Rose Co-op board chair Teresa Beddoes expressed appreciation to members of the board for their diligent and dedicated service over the past year. "The vision and mission statements of the Wild Rose Coop guide us as board members to work strategically to meet the demands and expectations of the membership," said Beddoes. "Being a director is a position we have all accepted with honour." Directors elected at the meeting to three-year terms were Louie Hagel, Terry Brodie and Graham Galletly. An audited financial report presented by controller Hal Reid showed that since August 1, 1972, when the Camrose store was incorporated, Wild Rose Co-op has recorded sales of $821,971,566 and savings of $34,864,913. "We are getting closer and closer to the billion dollar mark and are getting stronger as each year progresses," said Reid. "I am sure this year will be no different."

New digital imaging service at Smith Clinic By Dan Jensen

The newly-opened Veritas Imaging clinic in Smith Clinic is helping to reduce the wait times for ultrasound and mammography. "We're not replacing the services at St. Mary's Hospital but complementing them," explained radiologist and Veritas Imaging owner Dr. Steven Halls. "We know there are many women who have been travelling to Camrose to access services because of the waiting time caused by the amount of work that is being done." The new clinic is a breakthrough of sorts for Dr. Halls, who had been trying to open a separate imaging clinic, only to be rejected by a rule that disallowed tele-ultrasound in a setting other than a hospital. "The College of Physicians and Surgeons said you couldn't set one up in a separate building without a radiologist being there," said Dr. Halls. "They finally relaxed the rules after I was able to explain that I would be able to walk from the hospital to the clinic in 30 minutes or drive there in five, and that I would be at the clinic every day. I let them know that I would be here talking to people all day long and that if anything came up that was a problem with the patient we would just send them to the hospital for a CT scan or a biopsy and get everything taken care of the same day." The difference between the mammography services provided by Veritas Imaging and the services offered at Camrose Mammography Centre is that all imaging at Veritas is done digitally. "The Camrose Mammography Centre was one of the last non-digital clinics in the province of Alberta and the old building in the hospital parking lot was overdue for demolition," said Dr. Halls. "Still, we didn't want to buy expensive new digital equipment until a new permanent

home could be found. We didn't buy the new mammography equipment that is here until we closed the Camrose Mammography Centre." The new clinic fits well with the government's plan to make it easier for all Albertans to access health services. "One of the concerns that was raised in the last election was the need for people to travel outside the city for things like ultrasound," said Dr. Halls. Veritas Imaging conducted several hundred thousand dollars worth of renovations to the space before opening so that women would feel comfortable coming for services and that the staff, especially the sonographers, see it as an attractive place to work. The clinic currently has one full-time sonographer and is hoping to add another in March and a third in December when the next class of sonographers graduates. "There is such a shortage of sonographers that different groups and different cities bribe them with bonuses and different things to try and steal them from each other," said Dr. Halls. You have to sometimes find jobs for their husbands, take them to different conferences and pay for educational allowances. They are sought after and rightly so because they are right at the bedside of patients. They have to understand the anatomy and diseases. It is way more than pushing a button." Veritas Imaging's equipment is as modern and stateof-the art as one would expect to find anywhere in the health industry. "It is a pleasure to work on the machines," said Melva Baker, a sonographer with seven years of experience. "You can do an exam now so much faster than you could before." Baker said she has heard nothing but positive comments from clients about the new clinic.

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James Drever February 12, 1940 – March 13, 2010 and

Linda Drever March 29, 1947 – April 7, 1975 Thanks for taking us with you,   along for the ride Down the highway in a semi,   four fast lanes wide Or barefoot on horseback,   in the quiet countryside Our memories stay alive,   carried on with love and pride! You take us for coffee   or a couple of beer, To catch up on the news,   or just lend an ear. Keeping us with you,   it’s very clear, Our loving bond grows   year after year! We watch you at work,   going to school and havin’ fun, Building sandcastles,   fishing and boating in the sun. Fast trucks and barrel horses,   just one more run! Reminiscing around the campfire,   when the day is done. To our children, grandchildren   and great-grandson, too, Thanks for sending love and hugs   with Grandpa for me, from you Remember, we are with you   in all that you do! God gives us freedom with wings,   and oh, what a view! Deeply loved, Forever remembered, Gary, Cathy (Weslee, Tyler) Darlene, Fred (Kimberly, Ashlyn, Brooklyn) Donna (Chad, Dana, Laura (Casseus) Ronnie (family)

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"Everyone is talking about the beautiful facilities and about how grateful they are that they don't have to travel farther for ultrasound or mammography." Dr. Halls was born and raised in Edmonton, graduating from Harry Ainley High School in 1978 and University of Alberta Medical School in the class of 1985. After two years of rotating internship at Edmonton hospitals, he took radiology training in Saskatoon, at Royal University Hospital, becoming a specialist in radiology in 1992. After a fellowship year of extra training in MRI in Memphis, Tennessee, he began his first job as a radiologist at Cross

Cancer Institute in Edmonton from 1993 to 2005, where he learned, perfected and taught many kinds of procedures. With modest participation in research during those years, he implemented the first breast MRI service, the first MRI biopsy capability, the first ultrasoundguided PICC and CVC insertion services in Alberta. Some peer reviewed research grants were funded during those years on breast cancer and lymph node staging procedures. Now working full-time in Camrose from his office inside the x-ray department at St. Mary's Hospital, Dr. Halls is on call 24-7.

They say there is a reason They say that time will heal But neither time or reason WIll change the way we feel. For no one knows the heartache That lies behind our smiles No one knows how many times We have broken down and cried. You’re so wonderful to think of But so hard to be without. The tears in our eyes We can wipe away The ache in our hearts Will always stay. Loved and missed so much, Mom and Dad Patty, Greg and family Bonnie, Lorne and family

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Harry Mirsolaus Balko After a week spent at St. Mary’s Hospital, surrounded by his loving family and friends, Harry passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the age of 85 years. Harry married Helen Panas on November 15, 1958 at Kopernick Church. To this union three children were born: Darrell, Colleen and Lavonne. They farmed in the Holden/ Daysland area until 1978 when they moved to Camrose and Harry continued trucking until his retirement. Harry enjoyed a good meal of potato pancakes, perogies, playing Hola and Solitaire. In later years, he enjoyed golfing, puttering around in the garden, and doing puzzle books with Mom. Another enjoyment was going out for their daily coffee and having visits with friends. We, the family, would like to say a special thank you to Dad’s special caregiver and friend, Charlene, her son Chaess, and their extended family and friends. Left to cherish his memory are his children Darrell (Phyllis) of Camrose, Colleen (Ryan) Rose of Camrose and Lavonne (Shane) Evans of Camrose; seven grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren; five sisters-in-law Lois, Olga, Lillian, Jeannette and Teresa; and one brother-in-law John. Harry was predeceased by his wife Helen, five brothers and five sisters. Harry will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends. A prayer vigil was held on Monday, April 1, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. from St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church. A Divine Liturgy was held on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Greg Faryna and Rev. Slavko Dumec officiating. Interment has taken place in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneral

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Anita Jacqueline Blatz After a lengthy battle with cancer, Anita passed away on March 28, 2013 at the age of 72 years. She was predeceased by her parents, one sister and three brothers, as well as several in-laws. She is survived by her husband Edmund; daughters Jacqueline (Dwayne) Doll, Rae-Lynn (Joe) Lang, Catherine (Warren) Klug and son Barry (Anita) Blatz; grandchildren Larissa (Trevor) Fowell, Chelan and Danielle Doll; Paul, Michaela, Janaia and Benjamin Lang; Daniel, Steven, Nathan and William Klug; sister Donna (Brian) Helmig, Wilfred (Margaret) Tiedemann and Rodney (Jeanette) Tiedemann; as well as numerous in-laws. Prayers were held at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 2 with Deacon Joe Lang officiating. The Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Francis Xavior Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 3 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Larry Pedersen as celebrant. A private burial will be held at a later date. Special thanks to the staff of St. Mary’s Hospital for their support and care. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences maybe made at

Eimert Jan Den Hartog On April 2, 2013, Eimert Den Hartog of Sherwood Park passed away in the Dominican Republic at the age of 43. Eimert is survived by his loving wife Leanne; four sons, Trysten (17), Zayne (13), Jayden (11), and Layton (9); his mother Phyllis McCrea; father Emiel (Cathy) Den Hartog; two sisters and one brother Mary Huigen, Ian (Monique) Gorda and Felicia (Roger Young) Den Hartog; aunt Gladys McKnight; mother-inlaw Bev (Bob) Grant; father-in-law Dave (Bev) Eyre; three brothers-inlaw David Eyre, Bob Eyre and Dan (Kristal) Eyre; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and countless family and friends. He was predeceased by his stepfather George McCrea, and brother-in-law Ron Eyre. A celebration of Eimert’s life will be held on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Sherwood Park Alliance Church, 1011 Cloverbar Road, Sherwood Park. If desired, donations in memory of Eimert may be made to S.T.A.R.S. Air Ambulance, Associated Canadian Travelers (ACT), or a charity of one’s choice. Glenwood Funeral Home, Sherwood Park Phone 780-467-3337

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Ragnhild Elizabeth Bergstrom 1913 – 2013 Ragnhild Elizabeth Bergstrom passed away peacefully on Friday, March 1, 2013 – 26 days shy of her 100th birthday. She is survived by one daughter Anita Hollatz; one son Stan (Joni); three grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren; brother Ken; and sister Audrey. She was predeceased by husband Oliver; son Larry; daughter Lorraine; son-in-law Roy Hollatz; one sister Anna; and three brothers John, Hildebrand and Arne. A memorial service honouring her life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Camrose United Church.

of Camrose who passed away on February 25, 2013 will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Camrose Resort Casino Hotel Banquet Room In loving memory of

Jerry Steier

I little knew that morning God was going to call your name In life, I loved you dearly In death, I do the same. It broke my heart to lose you, You did not go alone, For part of me went with you The day God called you home. You left me beautiful memories Your love is still my guide, And though we cannot see you, You’re always at my side. Our family chain is broken And nothing seems the same But, as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again. Forever loved and missed, Your family In loving memory of

Alfred Weber

who passed away on April 9, 2012

January 26, 1926 – April 10, 2007

Down a road that’s calm   and peaceful Guided by God’s loving hand You have gone upon a journey To a distant brighter land And although our hearts are heavy With sorrow we still bear It helps to bring us comfort Knowing you are happy there Sadly missed by your loving family

Quietly remembered every day Deeply missed along life’s way Just as he was, he will always be Treasured and loved in our memory Missed and remembered by Hazel and family

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Consider Camrose Composite High School 2013-2014 School Year We encourage all prospective students who are currently attending other schools to please contact our reception desk for registration forms and information booklets. Our school offers: • a complete academic program including Advanced Placement English • an extensive CTS program including welding, mechanics, carpentry, cooking, fashion studies, hairdressing, design studies, accounting, computer studies and graphic arts • an award-winning fine arts program including choral, instrumental and guitar classes; drama; and regular and stained glass art • an outstanding intramural and extracurricular athletic program including football, volleyball, basketball, golf, curling, track and field, tennis and badminton • leadership opportunities on Students’ Council, Yearbook, Skills Canada, Interact • a broad range of courses in the Knowledge and Employability Program • an exciting Senior Opportunity Program • a very popular Work Experience Program • the services of well-qualified counselors to offer personal and career guidance • an experienced and qualified group of teachers and support staff

Parents and students are invited to an Orientation Meeting and Open House at the school at 6:30 p.m., on Wednesday, April 17 For further information, please call 780-672-4416 and speak with Mr. Pat McFeeley, Principal We look forward to your registration for the 2013-2014 school year.


The recent death of Stompin’ Tom Connors gave many Canadians pause. The country seemed to experience a collective pang of grief at the sudden loss of the legendary country singer. The days following Stompin’ Tom’s passing saw many messages of condolence, remembrance and tribute flooding the airwaves and print media; but there was also a rash of highly irresponsible, hyperbolic comments that, in seeking to celebrate and elevate the man and his music, serve only to muddy the waters and obscure a reasonable and true view of Stompin’ Tom’s legacy. Stompin’ Tom has been glorified—beatified, really—by everyone from kd lang and Ronnie Hawkins to the NHL to Stephen Harper. We have been told we should be “respectful”—fair enough—of this now “iconic” figure, a “fiercely proud Canadian” whose music “spoke deeply” to all of us. The Prime Minster called Connors “a true Canadian original”; Hawkins labeled Stompin’ Tom “the Canadian.” These and many similar comments beg some huge, elephantin-the-room questions, namely “What is Canadian?” and “Who is a Canadian?” On the very best of days, we Canadians neurotically equivocate about what constitutes Canadian-ness— never mind true Canadian-ness. This is due in no small part to the vastness of the country and its wildly varying landscapes, its variegated demographics and its complex history. Whenever we call someone a “true Canadian,” surely we are arriving at a gross reduction of a difficult issue, and doing some kind of injustice to our multiform national identity to boot. So, as our political and cultural elites laud Stompin’ Tom as the living embodiment of the Canadian identity, we should pause to consider the meaninglessness of such a tribute. It is also surely to overstate the case that his music “spoke deeply to Canadians,” as the president of the National Arts Centre has insisted, or that he was an “extraordinary songwriter.” To test this, simply call to mind any one of a number of Stompin’ Tom classics—“The Ketchup Song,” “Sudbury Saturday Night,” “Bud the Spud,” “Gumboot Cloggeroo,” or take your pick. These are fun and very simple little tunes, and not much more. They are not exemplary as songs, deeply rooted as they are in a narrowlyconceived country-folk music tra-

dition; and the lyrics—“Ketchup loves potatoes”? “The boys’re getting’ stinko”?—are not the place to look for deep meaning. But this is to miss the point. Trying to raise Stompin’ Tom to the status of a musical and culture icon by virtue of his artistry contradicts what is being touted as the very essence of Connors’ import and enduring appeal: that he never varied from his musical roots, and that he never tried to be anything other than what he was. Stompin’ Tom churned out a lot of songs over the last four or five decades, and many of his songs, it is true, were about life in small-town Canada, drawing attention to people and places hitherto ignored in Canadian culture. He spent decades working as a touring musician, which is a hard life and is worthy of respect. But that doesn’t make him Canada’s Woodie Guthrie. I was cringing in anticipation of seeing in print “Canada’s Bob Dylan” or “Canada’s Hank Williams,” or something similar, and then it happened: Globe and Mail journalist Carl Wilson came up with “Stompin’ Tom: the closest we may get to a Woody Guthrie of our own.” Really? Guthrie is a keystone of American cultural history, folk hero who defined an entire era as America’s “Dust Bowl Troubadour”; then he defined a subsequent era as the direct inspiration for America’s massive folk revival in the 1960s and a direct influence on some of the most important popular musicians of the 20th century. He composed an enormous body of songs across a wide range of genres, songs that continue to be performed and recorded in countless new versions to this day. Stompin’ Tom is not Canada’s Woody Guthrie. This is an unfair and inaccurate comparison. Murray McLaughlan, another Canadian country music legend of sorts, claimed that people who don’t like Stompin’ Tom’s music—people who think it’s simple and kitschy—are likely snotty urbanites and/or intellectuals. Why will no one state the obvious, and address the other elephant in the room? Stompin’ Tom’s music is simple and kitschy. And there’s nothing wrong with that. It is what it is. My argument here is that we should be wary of the kneejerk and hyperbolic claims about Connors’ model patriotism, his universal appeal and status as a musical icon, claims that pollute what might otherwise be a real conversation about Stompin’ Tom’s life and music. Perhaps that will come later.

Gladstone Achievers 4-H By Natalie Thain

At the beginning of February the district sponsored a bowling night for all members. It was to celebrate 100 years of 4-H in Canada. It was a great night bowling with friends in the neon lights. At the February scrapbooking night, we learned how to work with different types of paper. They were card stock, fabric, metallic, patterned, paper, transparency, mulberry and vellum. The theme for the project was family.

The cooking girls had their 18th annual Valentine’s supper inviting their family and the scrapbooking girls; it was great. Also this month we had our Club Public Speaking with Madam Chairpersons Taylor Fenske and Brandi Bignell. Everyone got over their butterflies and did a great job. Finishing first in Juniors was Natalie Thain, Intermediates Lauren Brager, and Senior winner Madison Huseby. It was a busy month but it was fun.

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Let‛s play and learn together!

Don and Carol Simms of Camrose, Alberta along with Don and Deloris Fjeld of Birch Hills, Saskatchewan are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their children

Brandi Simms and Brandon Fjeld. Wedding to take place April 25, 2013 in Maui, Hawaii

Dwayne and Lenora Seiferman, along with Jay and Brenda Herder are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their children

Katelyn Jean and Devan Jay, on April 20 at 1:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Prairies Church Daysland, AB. Dance at 8:30 p.m., Rosalind Community Hall, Rosalind, AB. Relatives and friends welcome.

You’re Invited The families of

Battle River School Division will be offering

Early Learning Programs for children who are 3 or 4 years of age by September 1, 2013. These new play-based programs will be led by certified teachers and offer developmentally appropriate activities which increase children’s confidence and skill in preparation for success at school

Ray and Betty Adamson invite you to help celebrate their

50th Anniversary

Registration Is Now Underway The 3-year-old program will run twice weekly: Tuesdays/Thursdays for a half day. - Morning program: 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. - Afternoon program: 12:45 to 3:30 p.m.

The 4-year-old program will run three times weekly: Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays for a half day. - Morning program: 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. - Afternoon program: 12:45 to 3:30 p.m.

Register at the Battle River School Division Office 5402-48A Avenue Camrose, AB Sunday, April 21, 2013. 2-5 p.m. Norsemen Inn. No gifts please.

OFFICE HOURS: 8:00 a.m. to Noon, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.


Happy Birthday, Becky!

Contact Assistant Superintendent Ray Bosh at 780.672.6131


From the Booster Gang Big Sister Shaya, along with parents, Dallas and Ashley (Friend) Sehlstrom, are pleased to announce the arrival of

Bretynn Astrid, born January 16, 2013, 7 lb, 3 oz, 20 inches. Proud grandparents: Harry and Charlene Friend and Carl and Yvonne Sehlstrom.

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Ole's Spring Run-off date set for May By Murray Green

The Camrose Running Club will be holding its fourth annual Ole's Spring Run-off on May 4. The race is organized by the running club, which is a part of the Camrose Ski Club. "Both walkers and runners are welcome, and it's a great way to get in some exercise while having fun," said Robert Renman of the club. "The event is great for families. For every participant, there are lots of draw prizes and food." Located in the beautiful park

area, the route takes you through a scenic run or walk into the valley using the paved trail system. The start is in Jubilee Park at 46 Avenue and 51A Street. Children participate in a one-kilometre fun run around the park and try to beat Ole Uffda's time. "The eight-kilometre course has one somewhat challenging hill, which comes at about 4.5 km into the race," added Robert. "The three-kilometre race has only a short hill, which occurs immedi-

ately after the start of the threeand eight-kilometre race. The Camrose Library receives a donation from the proceeds of the race. "We think this event is a good motivator to get out exercising in the spring," said Robert. The Camrose Running Club provides clinics to help people get started with running. Sign up for a running clinic on the website, or learn more about the event at spring_run_off/ and start getting in shape.

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Vikings collect silver at curling provincials By Murray Green

Although the Augustana Vikings men's curling team tied for fifth at the Canadian Colleges Athletic Conference Curling Championships in Edmonton, Bawlf curler Chad Szott collected his fourth provincial medal. Augustana lost a tough high scoring game, 10-8, to the gold medal winning NAIT rink and missed the playoff round. The Vikings went 2-5 at nationals. NAIT, Augustana, Grant MacEwan and Lakeland advanced to nationals after provincials in Olds on Feb. 22 to 24. The Augustana men's team dropped a 7-3 decision in the final to collect the silver medals for the second year in a row. "Alberta usually has the stronger teams, so we could see a NAIT-Augustana rematch in the final," said Chad, before the national competition. "Four of the eight teams are from Alberta because of the travel." NAIT won the championship game by beating Grant MacEwan instead. The Vikings beat NAIT earlier in the season, but allowed too many rocks in the house in the

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championships. "We beat them in the league bonspiel and several close games with them. It comes down to a few shots that make the difference. You can't have an average game against strong teams like NAIT," he added. Chad curled on the Augustana mixed team in his first year and suffered through a winless season. However, Chad kept improving and didn't give up. "Our lead on the men's team couldn't play in the provincial playoffs, so I joined the men's rink," explained Chad. "They curled well and we ended with bronze medals." The local curler went back to the mixed rink the following year, but the team's rebuilding process fell short of a trip to provincials. "Then we won the mixed division in back-to-back years and we won gold medals. This year, the team made it three years in a row, but I played for the men's team," added Chad. "It was nice to win a silver medal, although you would rather have gold. I finished curling with two gold, a silver and a bronze medal."

Augustana has been solid in both men's and mixed divisions, despite the changes in the line-up. "We have had consistent results, even though the teams change and all other teams change players each year," said Chad. "When the rinks found out there would be no nationals for mixed curling, a lot of the skips moved over to the men's teams. I know I did, because I wanted a challenge and a shot at going to nationals. Everybody wants that title." Andrew Evans and Chad switched from the mixed team to the men's squad to give the men a shot at the title. Andrew has two gold and two silver medals in his four years as an Augustana curler. He was named the ACAC curler of the year. Chad said curling should have nationals for mixed teams and even a brier and Olympic Games to move the competition to the same level as the men's and women's curling. "It changes the dynamics. It would be fun to have Kevin Martin curling against Jennifer Jones," said Chad. Augustana may have had

the same results as last year at provincials, but the program made great strides in surging to the top of its class. "Coach Roger Galenza has made a huge difference. Doug (Hardy) put in his time and was a great coach, but Roger came in refreshed and wanted to set the program up for long term success," said Chad. "Roger was not only our coach, he was the manager, bus driver and he even got food for us from downstairs when we were rushed for time. He was everything to us and it just lifts everyone when you know someone is working that hard for us." Roger wanted the curling program to be on the same level as other sports at Augustana. "He provides us with Gatorade at the bonspiels and it is nice not to pull out our wallets every time we make a move. He is working on sponsorships and is really trying to get the sport to the next level," added Chad. "Now we feel like a legit sport and not just people thrown together to curl. Roger is out there recruiting players and the sport will continue to get stron-

ger. He wants the women's team to be in contention every year as well. Roger wants everyone to be proud to be a Vikings player. Instead of driving back and forth every day, we had the opportunity to stay in hotels and that makes a huge difference as well." The Vikings have made progress in every sport, despite not winning a lot of championships. "You can tell the atmosphere around campus has changed. Students, staff and the community are excited about sports and that means a lot to the athletes," said Chad. "Augustana is finding creative ways to make a connection with the community. Vikings' sweaters are found in the stands and people are supporting athletics. It has been a good year." Chad is leaving Augustana and curling, but not education. "I'm going to NAIT next year to take civil engineering. When I'm done, I'll be the smartest grader operator in the world," Chad joked. "They won't let me curl for NAIT, but I still want to curl somewhere."

Midget Vikings capture league crown

By Dan Jensen

Former Camrose Kodiaks defenceman Andrew MacWilliam has signed a two-year entry level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. MacWilliam played 113 games for the Camrose Kodiaks from 2006 to 2009, scoring eight goals and 34 assists. He spent the last four seasons with the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux, from the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, where he scored four goals and assisted on 27 while racking up 327 minutes in penalties. He was named to the WCHA's All-Academic Team in three consecutive seasons (2010-11 to 2012-13). Camrose Kodiaks coach and general manager Boris Rybalka remembers the 6-foot two-inch MacWilliam as a punishing but clean defender. "He made a perfect shoulder hit a couple of weeks ago on another player that went viral and was shown on every major sports network in North America," said Rybalka. "People are still trying to figure out why he got a penalty." The University of North Dakota coach has described MacWilliam as the best player he has ever had. "He praised him for his leadership skills and work ethic," said Rybalka. "He said he plays the game the way it is supposed to be played." MacWilliam has been playing with the Toronto Marlies since the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux were knocked out of the NCAA playoffs by the Yale in the Final Eight. MacWilliam was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the seventh round, 188th overall, of the 2008 NHL entry draft.

Members of the Northern Alberta Midget Hockey League champions include, back row left to right, Sam Johnson, Josh Beck, Brett Yuha, Jake Lewis, Colton Hovde, Levi Tkaczyk, Danton Davis, Michael Harrison, Justin Hodgson, Logan Riexinger, Kris Laberge and Brendan Crier. Front row left to right, Kenton White, Drew Bish, Brady Lazar, Josh Zablocki, Justin Serbyniuk, Dylon Cloutier and Craig Lynes. Coaches Rick White, Darcy Lynes, Ed Burton, manager Kerry Laberge and trainer Blaine Fraser are missing from the photo. By Murray Green

An enthusiastic crowd cheered the Vikings in the playoffs.

The Camrose Vikings midget double-A club defeated the Leduc Roughnecks 3-1 in the final series to win the Northern Alberta Midget AA Hockey League on March 25. Camrose lost the first contest of the series 5-3, but came back to win 6-3, 4-0 and 6-4 to take the final series in four games. The Vikings beat the Grande Prairie Storm in a best of three semifinals to advance to the championship finals. Camrose won 5-4 in double overtime, lost 8-5 and defused the Storm 7-2 in the deciding game. Camrose beat Fort Saskatchewan in three games, the Northeast Panthers in two straight and the Strathcona Warriors in three games earlier in the playoffs. Craig Lynes led the club in scoring in the playoffs with 12 goals and 32 points in 16 games. Colton Hovde was second with 13 goals and 28 points. Goalie Kenton White won 11 games, while posting a 2.24 goals against average and a .912 save percentage. The team had a 16-12-4 record in the regular season to place third in the East White Division. Lynes collected 26 goals and 51 points in 32 games to lead the offence. Hovde netted 20 and 39 points in 32 games. White had a 2.74 average and a .882 save percentage during the regular season. Coaches for the league champions were Rick White, Darcy Lynes, Ed Burton and the manager was Kerry Laberge.

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780-672-7800 FAX The Kinsmen Club of Camrose has donated $5,000 to the Camrose Children's Centre for building renovations and programming. Accepting the cheque from club members Feb. 11 was Camrose Children's Centre administrative assistant Bernice Cherry.


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OUTSTANDING ACREAGE OPPORTUNITY BETWEEN NEW SAREPTA AND HAY LAKES! Very good condition on this spacious 2006 modular built home with 1520 sq/ft with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, big country kitchen with lots of cabinets with island. Neutral decor, huge pantry, 5 appliances included and much more! 4.83 acres in final subdivision stage, with an older insulated triple garage with 2 doors (14x9 and 16x7), great shop built in 2009 with 2 overhead doors, one 16x14 and the other 14x12. not insulated, gravel floor, power and ample receptacles. Awesome covered and screened in 21x12 deck area and entrance. nicely treed lot, a great spot RIGHT ON PAVEMENT not far from Nisku, Leduc, Camrose, Edmonton and airport. perfect for the country lover, with access to all the services just a short distance away. Listed at $398,000. Call Trevor today! (OT115) CHALET STYLE 3-BEDROOM BI-LEVEL IN FERINTOSH, AB...Well built 1252 sq.ft. cedar clad home moved to this location set on a brand new basement, with new systems, new oak kitchen, new oak hardwood floors in living room and all bedrooms. Mostly new windows, three new appliances, new massive deck. New shingles, soffit, fascia, trough, landscaping/ sod and concrete walkways. Lighting, electrical, most fixtures, new paint all done as well. Great potential in the full concrete basement with rough-in for bath, 9’ ceilings, big bright windows – ready for development! High efficiency heating systems. Consider the living room with high open cedar lined ceiling, master bedroom has three pc. ensuite, and more! Good oversized 22 x 31 double garage with double driveway. A great package for all buyers! Ferintosh is home to Little Beaver Lake, great for canoeing, bird watching, and creating a special hideaway feel. Close to Camrose, Bashaw, Ponoka as well as Red Deer and Edmonton. Listed at $219,900. (OT111)

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SPECIAL PROPERTY IN BEAUTIFUL SEDGEWICK, ALBERTA! Attractive bungalow, finished upper level to 1112 sq/ft with 2 nice bedrooms, updated main bath, good newer kitchen, appliances included. Unique 4-season room off back of master bedroom with access to outer patio area. Most windows are upgraded, basement has large portion of exterior walls in drywall, needs some finishing to make a great rec room area, play room, exercise room and more! Neat exterior with newer siding on front and sides, large 60 foot width, attached 25x14 garage, gravel RV parking pad at the back. NO NEIGHBORS BEHIND YOU! Alley access, firepit, treed lot. Great opportunity! Listed at $192,900. Call today! (OT116)

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Ford HD Platinum Toughness with all the amenities

evidence of fine craftsmanship includes the seats and floor mats, which featured the embroidered Platinum logo. The Ford Super Duty Platinum is available in Ruby Red, Kodiak Brown, Tuxedo Black, Ingot Silver and White Platinum. Interior colour offerings include Pecan and Midnight Black.

By Dan Jensen

The 2013 Ford F-Series Super Duty Platinum Crew Cab at D&D Vehicle Sales and Service combines toughness and capability with the amenities that make the driving experience more enjoyable. "It has a distinct appearance and a long list of features to deliver a superior experience," said D&D sales manager Scott Berry. "You could say it is the latest expression of Built Ford tough luxury." Ford pioneered the high-end luxury truck segment in 1999 when it introduced the specialedition 2000 Harley Davidson F-150. In 2003 the first King Ranch Super Duty arrived, followed by the 2004 Harley Davidson Super Duty. Today, Ford sells a rich mix of high-end Lariat and King Ranch Super Duty models. The new Platinum Super Duty will further meet the growing luxury needs of customers and dealers. Serious performance

The 6.2-litre SOHC gas engine on the Ford Super Duty Platinum brings 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque. The 6.7-litre turbocharged diesel V8 produces 400 horsepower and 800 lb-ft of earth-moving torque. Both engines shift through a six-speed automatic transmission. The F-250 Super Duty Platinum has a maximum payload capacity of 4,240 lbs. and

Working harder

a maximum towing capacity of 14,000 lbs. or 16,800 lbs. with a fifth-wheel hitch when properly equipped. Braking engineers increased brake rotor swept area by 16.4 percent in front and 14.5 percent in the rear for maximum braking to help dissipate heat, especially on long downhill grades. The changes support a 700-pound increase in the maximum Gross Vehicle Weight Rating to a bestin-class 14,000 pounds. Improved brake pads and a retuned booster enable enhanced pedal brake feel to increase driver confidence. Bold statement

The exterior of the Super Duty Platinum Crew Cab is lavished in chrome, including the door handles, mirror caps, running boards and exhaust tip. The boxside on both sides of the truck sports the Platinum name in chrome letters and the tailgate is trimmed with a satin chrome

applique, similar to the one used on the F-150 Platinum. Twenty-inch polished aluminum wheels with painted black inserts round out the stunning exterior design. Luxury

The interior of the Ford Super Duty Platinum showcases luxury in the form of unique wood grain appliques. The steering wheel is heated and leather wrapped, with genuine wood accents. The instrument panel, centre stack and door trims are wrapped in premium wood grain. A new storage area on top of the dash includes two USB ports, audio-video connections, SD card slot and a 12-volt charging port for cell phones and other digital devices. The driver's seat has 10-way power adjustable seating and both captain's chairs are upholstered with softer, premium leather, which is also used on the armrests and console. Other

Unlike the past when a truck was little more than a spartan work vehicle, today's truck customers won't compromise, and they expect capability, efficiency and refinement. The 2013 Ford Super Duty Platinum eliminates any thought of compromise. Standard Ford SYNC brings award winning voice controlled connectivity into the cab. With SYNC, Super Duty Platinum drivers can connect compatible mobile phones and media players via Bluetooth or USB to make calls and play back music using voice control. In addition, drivers will get access to Vehicle Health Report and 911 Assist, both nocharge lifetime features, and SYNC services including traffic alerts, business search and more. – all while keeping their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. The Super Duty Platinum builds on the foundation of SYNC with MyFord Touch, which is available for the first time. A new high resolution touch screen display gives drivers easy access to phone, climate control, enter-

Scott Berry sales manager D&D Vehicle Sales and Service tainment and navigation features, along with a dramatically expanded voice control vocabulary. The display screen also provides a large, clear view behind the truck when in reverse to help drivers maneuvre in tight spaces or line up conventional trailers with the truck's hitch. Designers have optimized the physical interacts for MyFord Touch to accommodate truck users who may be wearing work gloves by providing easy access to climate controls and audio prepsets on the centre stack. You can see the 2013 Ford Super Duty Platinum at D&D Vehicle Sales and Service, 376048 Avenue, Camrose. Phone 780672-4400 and ask for one of the friendly sales professionals.


Vehicles shown with some added accessories.

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2005 JEEP TJ – 4-cyl., 6-speed, hard top, 69,000 km., $10,900. Ph. 780-672-2671, 780-679-7376.

2008 JEEP SAHARA – V6, 4-door, soft and hard tops, p/w, p/l, GPS, remote start, 75,000 km., $20,500. Ph. 780-672-2671, 780679-7376. ††


10.6L/100km 27MPG HWY*** 15L/100km 19MPG CITY***












2007 JAYCO JAYFLIGHT TRAVEL TRAILER – 27 ft. length. Jack & Jill Bunk model. Sleeps nine. Complete with air conditioning, microwave, DVD player, large fridge. Very clean unit in excellent condition. Asking $15,500 obo. Ph. 780-672-0529 after 6:00 p.m.

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2001 CITATION SUPREME 5TH WHEEL TRAILER – 32.5 RK, two slides, rarely used, mint condition, a/c, full winter package, top line trailer. Ready for summer, then go south for the winter. Delivery possible. Call Bernie, 780464-0538 or 780-920-3352 (cell) for more information. MUST SELL. Hwy 21 and Hwy 14 area.









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RARE FLEETWOOD ORBIT 27 FT. BUMPER PULL TYPE TRAILER – Full 4’ x 16’ slider, heated tanks, inside/outside stereo system, gas/electric fridge, water heater. Outside barbecue connector, lots of storage inside and out. $14,900 obo. Ph. 780-679-8901.

2001 JAYCO DESIGNER 32 ft. triple slide 5th wheel. Excellent condition, $16,900 obo. For more information phone 780-679-9404.

WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. Dealer order or transfer may be required as inventory may vary by dealer. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. For factory orders, a customer may either take advantage of eligible Ford retail customer promotional incentives/offers available at the time of vehicle factory order or time of vehicle delivery, but not both or combinations thereof. ‡Until April 30, 2013, receive $500/ $750 /$1,000 /$1,250 /$1,500 /$2,000 /$2,500/ $3,000/ $3,750 /$4,500 /$5,500 /$7,000 /$7,500 /$8,000/$8,500 in Manufacturer Rebates with the purchase or lease of a new 2013 Focus BEV, Edge FWD SE/ Focus (excluding S, ST, and BEV), Fiesta (excluding S)/Focus ST, Flex SE, Explorer (excluding Base), Escape 2.0 (Excluding S) / Fiesta S/ Flex (excluding SE), E-Series/ F-150 Regular Cab 4x2 XL (Value Leader), F-350 to F-550 Chassis Cabs /Mustang V6 Coupe (Value Leader), Taurus SE, Edge AWD (excluding SE)/ Transit Connect (excluding Electric)/Edge FWD (excluding SE)/ Mustang V6 Coupe and Convertible Premium, Expedition / Mustang GT, Taurus (excluding SE), F-250- F-450 Gas (excluding Chassis Cab) / F-150 Regular Cab 4x4 (excluding 5.0L), F-150 Regular Cab 4x2 (excluding XL and 5.0L) /F-150 Regular Cab 4x4 5.0L, F-150 Regular Cab 4x2 (excluding XL) 5.0L, F-250-F-450 Diesel (excluding Chassis Cab) / F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew (excluding 5.0L)/ F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew 5.0L - all Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, and Medium Truck models excluded. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. †Offer valid from March 1, 2013 to April 30, 2013 (the “Program Period”). Receive CAD$1,000 towards select Ford Custom truck accessories, excluding factory-installed accessories/options (“Accessories”), with the purchase or lease of a new 2012/2013 Ford F-150 (excluding Raptor) or Super Duty (each an “Eligible Vehicle”) delivered or factory ordered during the Program Period (the “Offer”). Offer is subject to vehicle and Accessory availability. Offer is not redeemable for cash and can only be applied towards eligible Accessories. Any unused portions of the Offer are forfeited. Total Accessories may exceed CAD$1,000. Only one (1) Offer may be applied toward the purchase or lease of an eligible vehicle. Customer’s choosing to forego the Offer will qualify for CAD$750 in customer cash to be applied to the purchase, finance or lease price of an Eligible Vehicle (taxes payable before customer cash is deducted). This Offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, Daily Rental Allowances, the Commercial Upfit Program, or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Limited time offer. Offer may be cancelled at any time without notice. Some conditions apply. Offer available to residents of Canada only. See Dealer for details. *Purchase a new 2013 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine/2013 F-250 XLT Super Cab 4x4 Western Edition package with power seats for $29,999/$41,999. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate of $8,500/$5,500 has been deducted. Offers include freight and air tax $1,700 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ††Until April 30, 2013, receive 4.99%/5.99% annual percentage rate (APR) purchase financing on a new 2013 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine/2013 F-250 XLT Super Cab 4x4 Western Edition package with power seats for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $431/$646 (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of $199/$298 with a down payment of $3,200/$3,000 or equivalent trade-in. Cost of borrowing is $4,266.97/$7,523.22 or APR of 4.99%/5.99% and total to be repaid is $31,065.97/$46,522.22. Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $8,500/$5,500 and freight and air tax of $1,700 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate deducted. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract with a first payment date one month from the contract date and to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by the payment due date. Bi-weekly payments can be made by making payments equivalent to the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 bi-weekly periods every two weeks commencing on the contract date. Dealer may sell for less. Offers vary by model and not all combinations will apply. ±Until April 30, 2013, lease a new 2013 F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 with 5.0L engine and get 2.99% annual percentage rate (APR) financing for up to 36 months on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Lease a vehicle with a value of $29,999 at 2.99% APR for up to 36 months with $975 down or equivalent trade in, monthly payment is $398, total lease obligation is $15,303 and optional buyout is $16,728. Offer includes Manufacturer Rebate of $8,500. Taxes payable on full amount of lease financing price after Manufacturer Rebate is deducted. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,700 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. Additional payments required for PPSA, registration, security deposit, NSF fees (where applicable), excess wear and tear, and late fees. Some conditions and mileage restrictions of 60,000 km over 36 months apply. A charge of 16 cents per km over mileage restrictions applies, plus applicable taxes. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ▲Offer only valid from April 2, 2013 to May 31, 2013 (the “Offer Period”) to resident Canadians with a Costco membership on or before March 31, 2013. Use this $1,000CDN Costco member offer towards the purchase or lease of a new 2013/2014 Ford vehicle (excluding Fiesta, Focus, C-Max , Raptor, GT500, Mustang Boss 302, Transit Connect EV & Medium Truck) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). The Eligible Vehicle must be delivered and/or factory-ordered from your participating Ford dealer within the Offer Period. Offer is only valid at participating dealers, is subject to vehicle availability, and may be cancelled or changed at any time without notice. Only one (1) offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per Costco Membership Number. Offer is transferable to persons domiciled with an eligible Costco member. Offer is not combinable with any CPA/GPC or Daily Rental incentives, the Commercial Upfit Program or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Applicable taxes calculated before $1,000CDN offer is deducted. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for 2013 F-150 4X4 5.0L V8 6-speed automatic transmission: [15.0L/100km (19MPG) City, 10.6L/100km (27MPG) Hwy]. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading, vehicle equipment, and driving habits. **F-150: When properly equipped. Max. towing of 11,300 lbs with 3.5L EcoBoost 4x2 and 4x4 and 6.2L 2 valve V8 4x2 engines. Max. payloads of 3,120 lbs/3,100 lbs with 5.0L Ti-VCT V8/3.5L V6 EcoBoost 4x2 engines. Max. horsepower of 411 and max. torque of 434 on F-150 6.2L V8 engine. Class is Full–Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs GVWR vs. 2012/2013 competitors. ‡‡F-Series is the best-selling line of pickup trucks in Canada for 47 years in a row based on Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association statistical sales report, December 2012. †††Some mobile phones and some digital media players may not be fully compatible – check for a listing of mobile phones, media players, and features supported. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford recommends that drivers use caution when using mobile phones, even with voice commands. Only use mobile phones and other devices, even with voice commands, not essential to driving when it is safe to do so and in compliance with applicable laws. SYNC is optional on most new Ford vehicles. ©2013 Sirius Canada Inc. “SiriusXM”, the SiriusXM logo, channel names and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc. and are used under licence. ©2013 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved.

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LOOKING FOR UTILITY TRAILER for hauling kayaks and bikes. Contact Steve, 780-781-5019.


LOWERING KIT for 20072011 Yukon or Tahoe. Complete kit: steering knuckles, rear springs and shock extenders, $400. Ph. 780- 672-2604 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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All New 2013 RAV4 – with Class-Leading cargo space

On the prairies, you only get out what you put in. That’s why the all-new 2013 RAV4 comes with more cargo space than any other vehicle in its class. So you can fit more in and get more out.

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Lease, finance plans, cash incentives & offers from Toyota Financial Services (TFS). OAC for qualified retail customers on select new unregistered models sold and delivered between April 2 & April 30, 2013. Lease a 2013 RAV4 LE (ZFREVT A) model only: for *$248 per month with $3,488 down payment. Security deposit of $275 is waived. Based on vehicle price of $25,840 and 4.5% lease APR. Total lease obligation is $18,368; lease end value is $11,264. Example based on 60-month walk-away lease with 100,000 km. MSRP includes a maximum of $2,050 for freight and delivery, block heater charge and air conditioning tax, and excludes license, insurance, PPSA, registration fees and all other taxes and levies. If km are exceeded, additional km charge of $0.10/km will apply. Down payment or equivalent trade, first month’s payment, lien registration fee and applicable taxes are due on delivery. Dealer may sell for less. See your participating Alberta Toyota dealer for details. All offers subject to exclusions and may change without notice. AWD Limited model shown.

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ON NOW AT YOUR ALBERTA CHEVROLET DEALERS. 1-800-GM-DRIVE. Chevrolet is a brand of General Motors of Canada. ‡/††/*Offers apply to the purchase of a 2013 Cruze (R7A), 2013 Equinox LS FWD (R7A), equipped as described. Freight included ($1,550). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in Alberta Chevrolet Dealer Marketing Association area only. Dealer order or trade may be required. GMCL, RBC Royal Bank, TD Auto Financing Services or Scotiabank may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See Chevrolet dealer for details. ▼Based on GM Testing in accordance with approved Transport Canada test methods. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. ¥¥ 0% purchase financing offered on approved credit by RBC Royal Bank/TD Auto Financing/Scotiabank for 84 months on new or demonstrator 2013 Cruze LS 1SA/2013 Equinox LS FWD. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 0% APR, the monthly payment is $119.05 for 84 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000. Offer is unconditionally interest-free. Freight ($1,550) included. ‡ Based on a 36/48 month lease for new (demonstrator not eligible) 0%/0.9% advertised on 2013 Cruze LS 1SA/2013 Equinox LS equipped as described. Annual kilometre limit of 20,000km, $0.20 per excess kilometer. OAC by FinanciaLinx Corporation. Lease APR may vary depending on down payment/trade. Down payment or trade and security deposit may be required. Other lease options available. †† Valid at participating GM dealerships in Canada only. Offer of one $500 value (including applicable taxes) Petro-CanadaTM gas card available to retail customers with the purchase, lease or finance of an eligible new 2013 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac car, crossover or utility vehicle delivered between March 1, 2013 to April 30, 2013 and payment of an additional $0.01. Offer excludes Chevrolet and GMC pickup trucks. See your participating GM dealer for details. Cards valid as of 72 hours after delivery. GMCL is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged cards. Gas card is issued by Suncor Energy Products Partnership and is subject to the terms and conditions of the Suncor Energy Products Partnership Gift Card Agreement. Cards valid only at participating Petro-Canada retail locations (and other approved locations) and not redeemable for cash. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate this Offer for any reason in whole or in part at any time without notice. Petro-Canada is a Suncor Energy business. ™ Trademark of Suncor Energy Inc. used under licence. +©The Best Buy Seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC, used under license. ~ OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery) wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit for OnStar’s Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and details and system limitations. Additional information can be found in the OnStar Owner’s Guide. *^For more information visit *† Comparison based on 2012 Wards segmentation: Middle/Cross Utility Vehicle and latest competitive data available, and based on the maximum legroom available. Excludes other GM brands.

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High Velocity Equipment Training in Camrose had nine graduating 4-4-2013 10:24 AM students on March 8. Receiving CALMCL-DMX8127 Lynn Skinner high marks were, from left to right, None 100% Conrad Banman, Etienne Paquet, 10.25” x 12.3571” James Clapp, Lance Hamelin, Laverne Chowale, Kyle Chalmers, Everett Lambert, Shane Stogran and missing is Daniel Livingston. The students learned how to operate large equipment in a safe manner.

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Spring is here, and there is no better time to reinvigorate your home with a whole new look and feel. Really great ideas start here. When it comes to big-impact changes, it’s hard to beat something as simple as a new furniture grouping. New furniture makes a statement and really refreshes your whole living space.

Darby Sectional

Take advantage of this limited time special buy. Darby is an outstanding value with 100% high grade leather and super comfortable seating.



Check out the latest styles and fresh models in our new flyers. Download them today from our websites or drop by and pick one up.

Celebrating Our 1976 ~ 2012

Telus retiree makes donation to Habitat

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Telus retiree Fred Schwartz presented a cheque for $400 from the Telus Dollars for Doers program to Ed Turner, manager of Habitat for Humanity ReStore last week. Schwartz volunteered more than 250 hours at Habitat for Humanity Restore in 2012. TELUS recognizes and rewards the community volunteer work of our team members and retirees through the Dollars for Doers program. Once an individual has recorded a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer service in a year they are able to direct a $200 grant to the registered Canadian charity or non-profit sports organization of their choice. In 2012, TELUS team members, retirees and Community Ambassadors volunteered a total of 568,000 hours. In recognition of the team members and retirees who participated, TELUS donated $660,000 to Canadian charities. Since 2000, the TELUS team has volunteered over 4.8 million hours.

Legion celebrating 85th years of serving community By Murray Green

MAY 1 & 2 @ Camrose, AB

Location: 3731 - 42 Ave & 3723 - 42 Ave (A-1 Rentals Yard)





1-800-667-2075 SK PL # 915407 • AB PL # 180827

On April 19, the Camrose branch (No. 57) of the Royal Canadian Legion will be celebrating 85 years of serving the community. The Legion will be starting with a silent auction on April 13, at 5703-48 Avenue, in the dining room. People will be able to view and make bids on items starting at 2 p.m. Bids can be made from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, except on Sunday. The auction closes on April 20 at 10 p.m. A bingo will be held on April 18 in the Memorial Hall beginning at 6 p.m. The Legion holds bingos every Thursday in Camrose and twice a month in Wetaskiwin. Then a busy Friday is planned. "We have MP Kevin Sorenson, Legion dignitaries, representatives from the branch, command and the ladies' auxiliary attending," said organizer Agnes Minnes. "Alex Oliver will be piping in the dignitaries. We will have a memorial service on the stage." The anniversary celebration begins with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and a dinner at 6:30 p.m. The program will salute the ladies' auxiliary and branch past presidents, feature speeches from dignitaries and honour long service members. A dance in the canteen fill follow with Country Twilight. Tickets are $25 for non-members. That price includes the supper, program, cake-cutting ceremony, mug and dance. "We made a com-

memorative glass mug that will be given to each family attending the banquet," added Agnes. "We will have them on sale if someone can't attend the banquet." On Saturday night, an oldtime dance will take place with the band Country Swing featuring Calvin Volrath. He is a two-time Grand North American Old Tyme Fiddling Champion. Calvin was inducted into the North American Fiddling Hall of Fame, he received the Bev Munro Award and was honoured with a lifetime achievement award by the Alberta Men of Country Music. Pete Hicks of CFCW will be a special guest. Calvin is a musical prodigy. To date, he has composed over 450 tunes, many of which have become standard contest and dance tunes across North America and Europe. His influence in the fiddle world is very evident. He has to his credit, 56 of his own albums, numerous music books of his original compositions and an instructional DVD. Calvin was commissioned to compose five fiddle tunes for the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 Opening Ceremonies to represent the various styles of fiddling our country has to offer. Tickets are available at the Legion in advance for $20. They will be available at the door for $25. The doors open at 7 and the dance begins at 8 p.m. For more information on the anniversary contact the Legion at 780-672-3325.

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Now Available Locally* at: Books for You Cathel Books Wiseman’s Way

The RSA Adventure written by Camrose author, Lorne Vanderwoude *or order from or 10% of author’s royalties will be donated to: Bethany Care Group Resident Enhancement Fund

Book Launch and Signing Sat., April 13th, 2-4 pm, Cathel Books

Vanderwoude unveils first book adventure By Murray Green

Camrose author Lorne W.P. Vanderwoude will be launching his book entitled The RSA Adventure – The untold story now revealed at Cathel Books on April 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. He will be available for readings and signings. "Since I was 15, I wanted to write a book. Two years ago I decided, it was time to write mine. It evolved during the two years and I constantly worked on it," said Lorne. "I wanted to do something in honour of my adopted mother, Flora E. Vanderwoude, who made such an impact on my life. One thing she really enjoyed was reading books. She gave me a passion for reading and writing that I had to honour her in some way." Lorne's favourite books were the Sugar Creek Gang adventure series by Paul Hutchens. "He wrote 36 books based on his childhood. I often thought that I really liked his style and wanted to follow it," explained Lorne. "I can't do what he did, but I have worked in long term care and security. I thought about reminiscing in the past and telling stories about the changing years." The main character comes from a small town, just like Lorne did. "It's a place where life doesn't change that often. The story is about those changes because they often became a big deal. It is a flashback of what happened in the past. My birth name is David, so the main character in the book is actually myself in a fictional way. I set up sub-characters based on different traits of real people, twisted them and come up with the characters." Lorne said he not only dedicated the book to his mother, but to the three most important women in his life. "I tribute it to both of my mothers and my wife. They all moulded me into the person I am today," said Lorne. I dedicate the ability to write the book to them, not the story itself. The book may be offensive to devout conservative Christians, such as my adopted mother. Both my step-mother and mother died of cancer and I want to honour them." The book is written for teens over 18 and young adults, but is for older adults as well. "I bought up some issues based on shock value and I wanted to make people think. If it didn't make people stop and think a little, it wouldn't be a very interesting book." Lorne plans on releasing another book next year with coauthor Leslie Liddle from Bawlf. "It carries on with the same characters. I listened to expert editors and writers to hear what advice

they had. An editor told me to write a series to avoid starting from scratch each time," said Lorne. "You keep building, just like a tower. I was told don't do it on my own. Use the experts to gain ideas and thoughts from the people who know what they are talking about." The local author wanted to start small with a 144-page mininovel before moving on to a fulllength story. "My next one will be over 200 pages. I want a progression and the more often I write, the better I will get at it," stated Lorne. This is a story, which I have never shared with anyone. It is fiction, but based around some events that occurred during my childhood. This story begins with an event that changed the path, which my life was travelling on. I dare you to come along for the ride on the most thrilling experience of my life," said Lorne. Lorne shares some of his book. "My mind went back to where my adventure first began. I first met her as an adult while I was crossing that football field, which I had walked across for many months. What happened that night was the start of an adventure, which I will never forget as long as I have a memory," shared Lorne. "This adventure was like a thrill ride, which kept on going up and down, then ending in a way that I never thought would ever happen to me." Lorne always had a talent for imagining different story lines in his head. As a child, he would be seen pacing up and down his bedroom, imagining the latest story line, which he had thought up. Since his teen years, Lorne always had a desire to write. He often kept many diaries over the years. Later on as an adult, he has written many letters to the Camrose Booster newspaper. Lorne is donating 10 per cent of his royalties from the book sales to the Bethany Care Group's resident enhancement fund. "My book is available at the three book stores in Camrose and online. The online books are available by print on demand. That means the number of books printed will be based on the number of orders, so I don't have a lot of books on hand," said Lorne. "I do have a book return policy, so stores can stock copies without worries. It is available throughout the world." For more information, or to order the book view,,, www., and type in the search, The RSA Adventure.


Camrose & District Pre-School Registraon for 3 and 4 Year Olds Learning Through Play - Come and See What We Are About! • Play is a complex part of a child’s life. It can also be a way of coping and problem solving in our ever changing world. Your children can learn to explore, experiment, imagine. • Pre-School does an excellent job of balancing acve and quieter mes. It incorporates a monthly theme such as under the sea, dinosaurs, seasons, and many others.

• Camrose & District Pre-School provides a warm, nurturing and smulang atmosphere with an emphasis on having fun! Acvies at the Camrose & District Pre-school focus on the social, physical, intellectual, creave and emoonal development of 3- and 4-year-olds. • Alphabet and number skills are incorporated in all our play.

Centres Include: • Playhouse • Water and sand table • Painng centre • Building block corner • Playdough table • Reading centre • Science corner • A variety of table top toys Photo courtesy of Jun Mah

Registraon and Open House Monday, April 15th, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 4516-54 St. (Field House) 3-Year-Old Class Children must be 3 years old when entering the program and be 3 by Dec. 31, 2013. Fees - $40.00/month.

4-Year-Old Class Children must be 4 years old by Dec. 31, 2013 for the 2013/2014 term. Fees - $75.00/month.

Registraon Fee $25.00 non refundable fee to register in the program. Provincial Subsidy for Stay-at-Home Parent or CDSS subsidy may be available.

780-672-0141 3 Year Old Program

4 Year Old Program

• Monday Class Times • Class 1: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. • Class 2: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

• Tuesday/Thursday a.m.: 8:45 - 11:15 a.m. • Tuesday/Thursday p.m.: 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. • Wednesday/Friday a.m.: 8:45 - 11:15 a.m. • Wednesday/Friday p.m.: 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

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Michaela Klutz and Levi Tkaczyk, along with teacher/supervisor Bob Jonson of Camrose Composite High School, show their airline tickets, before they left on a spring break trip to Turkey and Greece.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 26 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs WEDDING DRESS MISTAKE? – If your error was putting it on once, fix the mistake. Sell your dress with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142. ROSALIND PRIVATE ECS – We wish to extend an invitation to all parents interested in enrolling their child in the 2013-2014 school year. Your child must be 5 on or before March 1, 2014 to participate in our program. This meeting will be held April 25, 7:30 p.m. in the Rosalind School Kindergarten Room. Please bring your child’s Alberta Health Care card, birth certificate and your legal land description. Call Darcie, 780-375-2425 with questions or for more information. SOUP AND SANDWICH LUNCHEON – St. Andrews Anglican Church, 4713-50 St., Friday, April 12, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $8 per person. THE FAMILY OF KEN AND CHRISTA ROTH invite you to join in the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary April 13, 1:00 p.m., Daysland Community Hall. No gifts please.

ROTARY BLACK TIE EVENT – Saturday, May 4, Norsemen Inn, 6505-48 Ave., Camrose, 5:30 p.m. - 12:01 a.m. $100/ticket (50% tax deductible receipt issued). Help the Rotary Club of Camrose raise $100,000 to help build the $500,000 Rotary Community Youth Centre to replace the current Scout Hall. Event features dinner, two bingo games, live and silent auction. FUN, FUN, FUN! Call 780-608-8283 or email: for tickets. TOFIELD DANCE CLUB – NEW VENUE: Ryley Community Hall, 49 St. and 50 Ave., Ryley, AB. WHEN: April 13, 2013 second Saturday of the month, 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Lunch served at 10:30 p.m. BAND: Chwill Brothers. GREAT BAND AND DANCE FLOOR! For more information contact Doreen or Richard Strong, 780-662-4941 or email: BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP – For those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Thursday evenings: April 25 June 13, 2013, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Sponsored by Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital. To register, please call Shelly Dalueg: 780679-2793 by April 22, 2013. SPRING MARKET AND GARAGE SALE – April 12, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Hay Lakes Agriplex. Tables, $10. Beef-on-aBun concession. Call 780-878-3245. WEDDING SHOWER for David Johansson and Tracy Lucier, Sunday, April 21, 2:00 p.m. at Gladstone Community Centre. Ladies, please bring lunch. THE DR. “MAC” SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND for post-graduate education in nursing is accepting memorials. To donate or for applications and information, please write to AARN Education Trust Fund. 11620-168 St., Edmonton, AB T5M 4A6. THE CAMROSE SENIOR SOCIETY AGM will be held April 30 at 9:30 a.m. at Mirror Lake Centre. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information call 780-672-7022. PEROGY LUNCHEON – April 11, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Ukrainian Catholic Church basement, 5304-48A Ave. Adults: $10/plate; 6 - 10 years: $5/plate. Cabbage rolls and perogies for sale.

THANKS TO THE AKERSTROM FAMILY – Thank you so much for the beautiful flowers that were at my mom’s funeral. Very much appreciated. – Gloria ‘THANK YOU’ just doesn’t seem adequate to convey our feelings of gratitude to everyone who helped us to make the last part of Mom’s journey on Earth easier, and celebrate her life. To all our family, friends and neighbours, we thank you for all the hugs, handshakes, cards, phone calls, and words of comfort and sympathy. Your support has been such a help during this sad time. Special thanks to my cousins who participated in Mom’s service, especially Peggy who I can always count on in good times or bad. We are grateful to the Edberg Mennonite Choir for the wonderful music they shared, that Mom loved to listen to. To Pastor Brian, and Tyler from Weber Funeral Home for all of your help, thank you for your patience and understanding. I’d also like to thank everyone who stopped to visit Mom; it really helped to break up the long days a lot. To those extra special caregivers in St. Mary’s, Sunrise Village and Birch Cottage, we appreciate everything you did to cheer her up and make the last few months as comfortable as possible. Rena, you’re an Angel on Earth; thank you for being there! In lieu of thank you cards, a donation is being made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta. – The Family of Agnes Hansen: Connie and Keith Winter, Neil Winter and Brittany Paquette, Bryan, Carmen, Alanna and Brynn Winter

PERSONAL DRINKING A PROBLEM? Alcoholics Anonymous, call 780672-9903. LOST THAT LOVING FEELING? Find it with a personal ad in The Camrose Booster classifieds. Ph. 780-672-3142. LONELY 50-YEAR-OLD GENTLEMAN – Looking for a girlfriend. 780-672-2755, 780679-9228.

WANTED WILL ACCEPT OLD VEHICLES, machinery, scrap iron, etc. Car batteries (will pay for). Call 780-672-6917 or 780-686-5211.

EMPLOYMENT WANTED PETS/PET SUPPLIES BATTLE RIVER VETERINARY SERVICES Practice Limited to Companion Animals Experienced Professionals Providing Quality Care and Service 780-672-6999 5208-51 Avenue, Camrose GOT PUPPIES? If that sneaky dog of the neighbour’s has been over lately and you’ve got a litter of puppies to prove it... move them fast with a Camrose Booster classified ad. Ph. 780-672-3142. SPRING BUY, SELL, TRADE DAY – For all bird breeders and other small animals. Location: Liquidation World parking lot, Saturday, May 4, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. For information call Dirk, 780-672-7386, 780679-7089.

2ND BEST PAINTER IN TOWN – 30 years’ experience for all your painting needs. Call Rick the Painter, 780-672-0391.

HELP WANTED WE WANT THE BEST! Class 1, 2 or 4 Drivers for Taxi • Less than 4 demerits • Friendly personality • Good driving habits, experience • P/T, F/T, Days or Nights ROSE CITY TAXI 780-672-1003 FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT available on dairy farm. Operate farm equipment and work with cattle. Valid driver’s license is an asset. Call 780-672-3048.

SU M M ER STU DENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Daysland and District Cultural Arts Society is looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing, motivated student, interested in theatre arts to promote and coordinate a Summer Theatre Arts Program at the Daysland Palace Theatre. Duration of the position is May 13 - Aug. 16, 2013. The student must have his/her own vehicle. Mail resumés to DaysArts, Box 546, Daysland, AB T0B 1A0, or email For more information, contact Sharon at 780374-2403 or MEAT CUTTER WANTED – Apply in person to Forestburg Meats or fax resumé to 780-582-6320. ANKERTON GAS CO-OP LTD. is now accepting applications for Student Summer Employment starting May 1, 2013 to end of August. Resumés may be emailed, faxed or mailed. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Ankerton Gas Co-op Ltd. Box 100 Bawlf, AB T0B 0J0 Fax: 780-373-2466 Email: BRICKLAYER’S HELPERS WANTED – Must have construction experience. Valid driver’s license with own transportation. Not afraid of heights, scaffolding. Experience an asset. Call John: 780-672-5526. SUPER-B DRIVER WANTED for summer asphalt season. Work is full-time seasonal from approximately the end of May to end of October. Competitive wages plus room and meal allowance. Must have clean Class 1 diver’s license with Super-B experience. Fax resumé to: Attn., Darcy at 780374-2153, or call 780-878-4217. GAS FLEET MECHANIC needed in Edmonton, AB. Great pay/benefits. Stock Transportation, 11454 Winterburn Road, Edmonton AB T5S 2Y3.

SERVICES JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, basements, light hauling. 780-678-1847 (cell), Tom. WE SELL RUBBER STAMPS, stamp pads, and stamp pad ink. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose. COMPLETE TILING SERVICE Specializing in backsplashes, tub surrounds and all types of wall. Patricia Fielding, Lady Tiler 780-672-3622 ROD LaGRANGE DRYWALL – residential/commercial. Tape, texture, estimates and references. Phone 780-679-8299 or 780352-0888.


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WANTED TO RENT SENIOR MALE seeks furnished accommodation in pet-free, smokefree home for six months of the year (until Nov. 1). Snowbird. Very clean, understanding person. Camrose, Wetaskiwin area. Ph. 780-361-7472.

FOR RENT FOR RENT ADS NOW UPLOADED TO The Camrose Booster Website DAILY! KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL FOR RENT, Ph. 780672-8620. CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2695 CAMROSE ELKS’ LODGE – Small and large groups, catering available. Two levels. Newly renovated. For info, call 780-672-4326, ask for Gerry. ASK ABOUT OUR SPECIAL AT GRAND PARK VILLAGE – Large one and two bedroom suites starting at $650 for one bedroom and $700 for two bedrooms. Hurry! Deals like this won’t last. Call today for a viewing, 780-281-0426

R.J.’S CONSTRUCTION Renovations, bathrooms, additions and repairs Shingling, garages, concrete work Arborite and tiles 20 years’ experience in Camrose Call Rob, 780-672-0521

EVERGREEN APARTMENTS 4718-46 Street, Camrose 2-bedrooms available Call avenue living today 780-672-2242

LaCRIA TRUCKING Potable Water Hauling Residential, Commercial, Oilfield Gerald and Marla Steinwand, owners PHONE 780-679-9134

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(Continued) BEAUTIFUL NEW OFFICE Sparkling new second floor office in beautiful downtown Camrose. Only one office left out of nine originally available, This office is wired for internet access, Office #204: 15.5’ x 12’: $180.13/mo. Rent includes utilities but is subject to GST. Extremely quiet construction and quiet neighbours. This office has never been occupied. Be the very first to occupy your office!

FURNISHED ADULT CONDO – One bedroom, four-piece bath, deck, underground heated parking. Close to downtown and walking paths. No pets, no smoking. $1,200/mo. rent; $500 security deposit. Available May 1. Ph. 780679-6646. OFFICE SPACE in Camrose business centre. Ph. 780-672-1998 or 780-608-5629. ASPEN TERRACE Modern, spacious, clean Includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, in-suite washer/dryer Heat, hot water, parking included Pet friendly In quiet surroundings All amenities within walking distance One- and Two-bedroom suites available Call office 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday 780-672-8681 Visit us on Kijiji

Our tenants stick around for years because we are the fairest, most reasonable people in the business! Call 780-672-3142 today and ask for Blain Fowler, Don Hutchinson or Andrea Uglem. FOUR-BEDROOM HOUSE – Two and a half baths, newly renovated house with heated garage. If interested, please call 780-6795836.

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.

THREE-BEDROOM 1,100 SQ. FT. MOBILE HOME – Available mid-April. Two parking stalls, addition. Nice family home with beautiful yard in south side trailer park. $975/mo. includes water. No pets. Contact Jim, 780-678-7458. MID-CITY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 1017197 Alberta Ltd. For All Your Rental Needs We have: • Houses • Duplexes • 4-Plexes • Condos •Apartments • Storage and more! Call 780-672-0662 for more info and listings or visit our ads on Kijiji OFFICE SPACE – Bright and cheery, includes own bathroom. $400/mo. includes utilities. Available May 1. Ph. 780-672-3534.

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

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LIMOUSIN BULLS Yearlings, two-year-olds, blacks, reds. Quiet dispositions. Birth weights 75-95 lb. Most are polled. Yearlings from $1,800; Two-year-olds from $2,400. North Slope Farms Inc., Bawlf, AB 780-373-3449, 780-608-8258 SECOND CUT HAY BALES FOR SALE – Alfalfa, Brome and Timothy cross. $5/bale. Call 780374-2381, leave message. GELBVIEH BULLS FOR SALE – Yearling and two-yearolds, semen tested. 780-672-9950. RED ANGUS yearling and twoyear-old bulls. Low birth weights. Ph. 780-975-6531 or 780-361-7730. 30TH ANNUAL MYRNAM BULL SALE – April 15. Black Angus, Red Angus, Maine Anjou, Polled Hereford and Simmental Bulls on offer. New this year: Pen of Three heifer sale. Bull and heifer sale starts at 1 p.m. at Myrnam Arena, show at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 15. Bull viewing, free supper and 4-H Silent/Slave Auction fundraiser on Sunday, April 14, 6 p.m. For more information, call Josie at 780-741-2188.

SEED LINDHOLM SEED FARM Phone (780) 352-3240 Toll Free: 1-800-444-8961 Fax: (780) 352-6943, Email: WHEAT • Cert. #1 Harvest - HRS Wheat • Cert. #1 CDC Utmost - HRS Wheat • Cert. #1 Stettler - HRS Wheat BARLEY • Cert. #1 AC Metcalf Malt Barley • Cert. #1 CDC Kindersley Malt Barley PEAS • Cert. #1 CDC Meadow Yellow Peas • Cert. #1 Thunderbird Yellow Peas High Germination and Fusarium Free BRIGHT’S SEED New Norway WHEAT Cert. Harvest – HRS Cert. Foremost – CPS BARLEY Certified Cowboy OATS Seed Oats Ph. 1-780-855-2240 Cell 1-780-678-6329 email:

ASSORTED STEEL BUILDINGS – Value discounts as much as 30%. Erection information available.. Source# 18X. Ph. 800964-8335.

R EGI ST ER ED R ED ANGUS yearling and two-year old bulls for sale by private treaty. Top performance genetics in the industry, fed to last. Semen tested and ready to go! Catalogue at Leduc, AB. Ph. 780-718-8106.

EXCELLENT STARTER OR REVENUE HOME on west side of Camrose. Three bedrooms, 1.5 baths, comes with five appliances. Beautiful engineered hardwood. Only five years old. Call Fran toll-free 1-855375-5022.

For Sale Ads! F For or items price priced at $100 or less!


WE BUY HOUSES! – That money pit getting you down? Estate sale going too slow? Avoid realtor fees, we pay cash and legal fees for your home. Email: WOW! GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY – Beautiful newer four-suite building in a quiet part of town. Live in one; rent the others. Ultra low maintenance, energy efficient, spare lot for future development. May consider house as part trade. Won’t last long! Ph. 780-608-3131. FIVE-ACRE PARCEL FOR SALE IN SUB-DIVISION

• 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.

12 km. west and 2 km. north of Camrose. Partially treed, fenced, services to property line. Asking $110,000 Phone: 780-672-6690











Example: Girl’s bicycle, like new, $70. 555-555-5555 WRITE YOUR AD HERE:

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

21 MONTCALM AVE. – 1,092 sq. ft. three-bedroom bungalow. Open floor plan, natural finish birch cabinets and doors. 1.5 baths. Basement has family room w/ gas fireplace, bathroom w/shower, bedroom or hobby room as well as laundry and cold room. Beam central vacuum system. Extra large pie shaped lot backs onto green space. Single detached garage, garden shed, and RV pad with power. $267,900. Ph. 780-679-4117 or email: MIRROR LAKE LOCATION – Two + one bungalow in quiet crescent. Original hardwood on main floor. Lots of upgrades, large enclosed deck. Heated detached garage. Beautiful, fenced, private backyard with garden area. RV parking. Asking $228,000. Reasonable offers considered. Ph. 780672-5596.

MISCELLANEOUS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 26 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.


BLACK ANGUS, MAINE ANJOU, MAINE /ANGUS CROSS BULLS for sale. Blacks, reds, polled, yearlings and two-yearolds. Semen tested. Will keep until needed. Rusylvia Cattle Co. Call Ken at 780741-2188 or 780-787-0237.

Here’s a great offer for Booster readers…


NEW 1,120 SQ. FT. BI-LEVEL AT 4428-75 ST. – ICF foundation, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, four appliances, $268,500. Call 780672-0606 for information or viewing. NEW 1,143 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW AT 4439-75 ST. – ICF foundation, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, $265,000. Call 780672-0606 for information or viewing.

McCartney returns to Vikes Submitted

The Augustana Vikings men’s volleyball program announced that Cole McCartney, member of the University of Alberta Golden Bears in 2012-13 will return to Augustana in the fall. The 6’5” middle played his high school volleyball at Tofield School under coach Kurt Otto, and he has played club volleyball in Camrose as a member of the Vikings for two years. In his final year of club volleyball, Cole played for the NAVC Bears. The NAVC Bears won provincials and finished third at nationals. Cole has also been selected to play for Team Alberta for the last four years, playing Team Alberta Beach in U16 and as a member of the indoor team for the past three years. His U18 Alberta team won gold at the Western Canada Summer Games in Kamloops. As a member of the Augustana Vikings, Cole was selected as an ACAC First Team Conference All-Star and a CCAA AllCanadian. This was a remarkable achievement for a player on a team that placed ninth in the conference. “We are extremely pleased to welcome him back to Augustana volleyball,” added director of athletics and head coach Greg Ryan. “Cole’s character and athletic ability are a combination one does not see very often. Having an athlete with the stature of Cole compete at Augustana speaks to the quality of this young program and the great educational experience that Augustana offers to students.” Cole will be pursuing a degree in kinesiology with the goal of becoming a chiropractor.

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Greipl catches huge Northern Pike at lake

Bookkeeper Needed We are looking for someone who is familiar with QuickBooks to do our books. This is not a big job, probably about 5 hours a month. It can be done on computer and we would drop off what needs to be on paper.

Solitaire Lodge – Hardisty Phone Shari 780-888-2855


Attention College Students! Are you looking for summer work? Tee Pee Trade & RV Centre Ltd. has three summer positions available.

RECEPTION Required: friendly, outgoing, organized, basic computer skills, ability to multi-task

WARRANTY / PARTS ADMINISTRATOR Required: good computer skills, ability to multi-task, organized, ability to self-motivate and efficient with paper work

PARTS DEPARTMENT ASSOCIATE Required: friendly, outgoing, familiarity with RVs an asset but not required, good people skills, ability to multi-task Training will be provided for all positions. All positions will commence mid- to late-April and will run until the end of August. If you are looking for a fun, fast-paced and fulfilling summer job, then Tee Pee Trade & RV Centre is the place for you! Please apply in person with resumé to Michelle Hanoski. We are also seeking an:

ACCESSORY INSTALLER The fish were biting at Dried Meat Lake this winter. The Russ Greipl group caught more than 300 fish and released almost all of them. Russ caught a 13 pound Northern Pike that was weighted and witnessed by Wes Coats, left, and Wilf Colleaux. By Murray Green

Russ Greipl caught a whopper of a fish at Dried Meat Lake and he has witnesses to back up his fishy story. The Northern Pike he reeled in weighed more than 13 pounds. The average fish is usually approximately three pounds. "One afternoon we were out on the lake fishing and using an under water camera," explained Russ. "A bunch of fish came into

the view of the camera, along with this huge fish. It simply came into view and bit my hook. I was surprised. It certainly was the biggest Northern Pike that I have caught out there. I have been fishing there for 25 years and live at Tillicum Beach." While it was an easy catch for the veteran fisherman, Russ and his friends spent most of the winter searching for the unusual

CAMROSE COUNTY 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Phone 780-672-4446 Fax 780-672-1008 Public Works. . . . . . . 780-672-4449 Website Email

PUBLIC NOTICE Please be advised that Camrose County has given first reading to Bylaw 1271 – Parking Bylaw. County Council finds it expedient to pass a bylaw for the regulation and control of vehicle traffic within Camrose County. Copies of the proposed bylaw are available at the County office and on the County website (www. under announcements. Comments on the proposed Bylaw 1271 may be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., April 12, 2013 to Mike Kuzio at or 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8. County Council will consider second and third readings of Bylaw 1271 at their April 23, 2013 Council meeting.

catch. "We caught about 300 fish during the winter. We catch and release with the exception of saving four for eating," added Russ. "I really like ice fishing in the winter and the fish are very tasty. In the summer, they are a little mushier." The water level at Dried Meat Lake was raised about two years ago and it has attracted more fish into the lake. "Last year we didn't catch anything and this year it was over 300 just in our shack alone. We mark down the number of fish we catch and kept track," added Russ. "There is lots of fish this year, mostly pike, suckers and the odd walleye. I would like to see more walleye, but I don't think the lake is quite deep enough. I would like to see the lake raised a couple more feet, but I don't think that will happen. It would further help for water clarity, quality and to attract walleye." The lake is still the water source for the city of Camrose and area. In years past, the lack of oxygen caused fish to die. "You can tell the water has a lot more oxygen in it because the fish are very active. At this time of year (end of March) they become sluggish if they don't have enough oxygen," Russ explained. "It is a lot better now and the water looks healthier as well." The owner of R and D Hot Tubs is always ready to tell a fish story.

Responsible for installation of hitching, wiring and various truck accessories. Experience an asset, but not required. We will train, and possibly offer an apprenticeship opportunity to the right individual. Apply with resumé to Rob Hanoski

Human Resources Assistant The Bethany Group, a Health and Housing organization is seeking a highly motivated and positive individual to join our Human Resources Team in our Camrose office. This position provides a wide range of confidential administrative support with tracking, analyzing and reporting data; job descriptions; and recruitment. QUALIFICATIONS: • Post-secondary education in the administrative assistant field or equivalent • Experience in Human Resources or Payroll preferred • Considerable experience with Microsoft Office required Closing Date: April 26, 2013 Please submit applications to: Human Resources The Bethany Group 4612-53 Street Camrose, AB T4V 1Y6 Fax: 780-679-2001 Email: A current Police Information Check is a pre-employment requirement for new employees to The Bethany Group. We sincerely thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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If helping people brightens your day…

Your Calling is at

St. Mary’s Hospital, Camrose is looking for: Registered Nurse Temporary Part-Time Competition Number: CH-13044-CM Please submit résumé quoting Competition Number to: Covenant Health St. Mary’s Camrose 4607 – 53 Street Camrose AB, T4V 1Y5 E-mail:

For information or to apply, visit

Human Resources Toll Free: 1-877-450-7555

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CAMROSE COUNTY 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Phone 780-672-4446 Fax 780-672-1008 Public Works. . . . . . . 780-672-4449 Website Email

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (Pursuant to Article 16 of the IUOE Collective Agreement) PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT POSITION: Summer Student CLASS: STEP Labour CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: • As per Camrose County’s policies and the Collective Agreement with the IUOE Local 955. • Works under the Labour Foreman as a general labourer • QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum valid Class 5 Driver’s License • Knowledge of Camrose County • Ability to work effectively with other employees and the public • Physical capability to perform some heavy manual tasks • Available to work non-regular hours if required HOURS OF WORK: As per section six (6) “Hours of Work” of the Collective Agreement with I.U.O.E. local 955.

Killam Health Centre is looking for:

Maintenance Worker II Temporary Full Time Competition Number: CF-13011-KM Date Closed: April 15, 2013 or until a suitable candidate found Salary Range: $ 24.63 – 26.88 / hour in accordance with AUPE – GSS Collective Bargaining Agreement Hours of work: 7.75 hour day shifts, in addition to participating in the on-call rotation schedule Send resume quoting Competition Number to:

For information or to apply, visit Human Resources Toll Free: 1-877-450-7555

COMPETITION CLOSING DATE: April 26, 2013 Employees interested in Public Works Labour are requested to submit their application to: Graham Backus, Manager of Public Works Camrose County 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Employees interested in Parks Labour are requested to submit their application to: Mark Millang, Manager of Agricultural and Environmental Services Camrose County 4728-41 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 0Z6


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St. Mary’s Hospital, Camrose is looking for: Registered Nurse Casual Position Competition Number: CA-13048-CM Please submit résumé quoting competition number to: Covenant Health St. Mary’s Camrose 4607 – 53 Street Camrose AB, T4V 1Y5 E-mail:

For information or to apply, visit

Human Resources Toll Free: 1-877-450-7555

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR Zetsen Master Builders is looking for a part-time office administrator for three days a week with the possibility to move into full-time. The successful candidate will: • Demonstrate efficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. • Accounting experience is an asset but we are willing to train the right person. • Must have excellent public relations skills. Please fax 780-672-1001, email or drop off your resumé to our office at 4205-38 Street by April 26.

High school students see the world About 50 students from Camrose Composite High School, along with adult supervisors spent spring break seeing a new and different part of the world. The local high school had two International Travel trips taking place this year, one of which allowed students to experience the culture and history of Turkey and Greece. The other allowed French students to practice their language skills in France.

Public Works Operator • Prefer Level I Certification in Water Treatment, Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Collection (will consider applicant who is in the process of, or is interested in, achieving Level I Certification) • Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Brakes ‘Q’ endorsement • Grade 12 Diploma or Equivalent • Confidence operating and maintaining equipment The hourly wage for this position is $18.27 to $25.54 per hour and includes an attractive benefits plan. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Resumés, including references, can be dropped off, emailed, faxed or mailed to: Town of Daysland Attn: Cody Mayne, Public Works Foreman 5130-50 Street, P.O. Box 610, Daysland, AB T0B 1A0 Phone: 780-374-3767 Email: Fax: 780-374-2455 Web: Deadline for resumé submissions is April 15, 2013. Interviews may be held intermittently before the closing date.

Tornado Hydrovacs, a division of Petrofield Industries is accepting resumes for our Assembly Department:

Industrial Painters, Labourers, and Electrical Technicians Our company has an enthusiastic, fast-paced working environment with advancement for motivated individuals, and an excellent benefit package. Please forward resumé to: or fax 403-742-5544

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CAMROSE COUNTY 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Phone 780-672-4446 Fax 780-672-1008 Public Works. . . . . . . 780-672-4449 Website Email


ASSISTANT ASSESSOR Camrose County Assessment Department is looking for a highly motivated, progressive individual to fill the newly created position of Assistant Assessor answering to the Assessment Services Manager.

P.O. Box 6450, 6010-47 Street, Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A 2G2

This full-time position is under the supervision of the Assessment Services Manager and responsibilities include: • Providing technical support to the Assessment and Tax Department. • Performing field inspections of residential, commercial, and farm properties. • Analyzing and recording property characteristics. • Performing data entry and value calculations. • Assisting the Assessment Services Manager in a wide variety of Assessment related duties.

Permanent Full-time

Qualifications • Graduate of Lakeland College Appraisal and Assessment program (or equivalent). • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and have initiative to be productive with minimal supervision. • Ability to work and deal with the public effectively. • Working knowledge of computer programs. (Microsoft Excel, Word and CAMAlot). • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License and Criminal Records Check required.

PRODUCT SUPPORT KEY RESPONSIBLITIES: promoting, sales, customer service; analyzing sales statistics, preparing manuals and/or reports, and administrative duties. You’ll be required to learn new and existing products and monitor the sales, prices, and products of competitors. QUALIFICATIONS: must be goal and detailed oriented; able to work well both independently and as part of a team. Experience in agriculture and/or agriculture equipment are highly valued. Microsoft Office knowledge required. Submit resumé to: or Fax # (780) 352-6597 Reference # SILS0413 We thank all applicants; only those selected will be contacted. Visit us at

A detailed Job Description is available upon request or on the County website at Hours of Work: Based on a 35 hour week Salary: $ $60,786.67 to $77,002.98 per annum (*based upon relevant education and experience) Competition Closing Date / Time: Monday, April 22, 2013, 4:00 p.m. Interested applicants are requested to submit their application and resumé either by mail, fax or email, marked “Confidential” to the attention of: Wes Bowie, Assessment Services Manager Camrose County 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Phone 780-672-4446 Fax 780-672-1008 Email All applicants are thanked for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

2013 Shutdown Laborers/Janitors Temporary employment from approximately mid April to the end of June. Starting wage is $14.50/$16.50 and there are day/night shifts. Accepting resumés up to April 19, 2013. Must have valid driver’s license and a good work ethic, be 18 years of age, reliable and physically fit.


P.O. Box 6450, 6010-47 Street, Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A 2G2

PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR (Maternity Leave) KEY RESPONSIBLITIES: Full cycle payroll, prepare/balance reports and reconcile, maintain employee data records, process new hire documents, comply with government remittance requirements and employment and labour standards legislation, and perform other related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of two years’ payroll experience, CPA certification preferred or actively pursuing, ability to maintain confidentiality, strong organizational and problem-solving skills, extreme attention to detail, possess a strong work ethic. Proficiency with MS Office, and knowledge of Avanti considered an asset. Submit resumé to: Reference # SILH0313 Fax # (780) 352-6597 Visit us at We thank all applicants; only those selected will be contacted. No phone calls please.

ATCO Power, Battle River Generating Station Forestburg, Alberta Please send resumé Fax: 780-582-8175 Attention Sherry Andre Email: Magic Maintenance Supervisor Battle River Generating Station (office) 780-582-8153 or (security) 780-582-2185

Dental Assistant RDA Level II


Full-time position available Long term position potential Bring resumé to:

required, flexible hours. Resumés can be sent to:

4849-49 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1N1 5112-50 Avenue, Camrose

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Village of Bawlf The Village of Bawlf is currently accepting applications for two summer positions to begin May 1, 2013 for 37.5 hours per week for a minimum of 16 weeks. Post-secondary enrolled students and high school students who can work after school in May and June are welcome to apply. Duties include mowing and trimming grass, landscaping, roadway maintenance, ball diamond and park maintenance, painting, and other duties as assigned by the Public Works Director. WAGE: $13.00 per hour Applications will be accepted until Thursday, April 18, 2013. By mail to: Village of Bawlf, Box 40 Bawlf, AB T0B 0J0 By email to: By fax to: 780-373-3798 Or by dropping it off at: 203 Hanson Street For more information, please call the Village Office at 780-373-3797

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City Watch


Notices and Information from The City of Camrose • 780-672-4426

VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR CITIZENS COMMITTEE The City of Camrose Council Support and Remuneration Policy requires that a Citizens Committee be established in or about the month of April of each General Municipal Election. The Citizens Committee is required to review, report and make recommendations on salary, benefits and other related expenses for Elected Members of the City of Camrose. The Citizens Committee is to be comprised of the following members, all who must be residents of the City of Camrose: • Two (2) Members appointed from the community, and • One (1) Member appointed from an out-going or past member of Council. The City of Camrose is seeking volunteers to serve on the Citizens Committee. For more information on the appointment process and to obtain an application form, visit or contact City Hall at 780672-4426. Please submit applications prior to April 30, 2013. Fax: 780-672-2469 OR email: OR in person at: City Hall, 5204-50 Avenue.


PUBLIC NOTICE – (Municipal Government Act) Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, the City of Camrose will offer for sale, by Public Auction, at Mirror Lake Centre 5415-49 Ave., Camrose, Alberta, on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., the following lands: C. of T. NUMBER




















Each parcel offered for sale will be subject to a reserve bid, and to the reservations and conditions contained in the existing certificate of title. The land is being offered for sale on an “as is, where is” basis and the City of Camrose makes no representation and gives no warranty whatsoever as to the adequacy of services, soil conditions, land use districting, building and development conditions, absence or presence of environmental contamination, or the ability to develop the subject land for any intended use by the purchaser. No bid will be accepted where the bidder attempts to attach conditions precedent to the sale of any parcel. No terms and conditions of sale will be considered other than those specified by the City. The City of Camrose may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel of land that is not sold at the public auction. Terms: Cash, Bank Draft or Certified Cheque. A 10% deposit is payable upon the acceptance of the bid at public auction. The balance of the accepted bid is due by May 9, 2013 or the deposit will be forfeited and the City will consider the next bid. GST may apply on lands sold at the public auction.

Community Services Department

PUBLIC NOTICE INVITATION FOR QUOTATION The Community Services Department is inviting interested parties to submit quotations for landscaping restoration work which includes the medians and traffic circle from the entrance through Valleyview Drive in the Valleyview Subdivision. Quotation forms and further information are available from the Community Services Department offices located in the Camrose Aquatic Centre. Telephone inquiries are to be directed to Mr. Chris Clarkson, Parks Director at 780-672-9195. Site meeting is scheduled for Thursday April 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (will meet at the site: South of 25 Avenue and Valleyview Drive). Quotations will be accepted, on the forms provided only, no later than 2:00 p.m., April 25, 2013 at the Community Services Department office.

PLANNING A COMMUNITY EVENT? Submit your events to the Camrose Events Calendar at

DEATHS Kenneth Stang, of Camrose,

on April 1, at 60 years of age. Bessie Hall, of Camrose, on April 4, at 85 years of age. Helen Schipper, of Camrose, on April 6, at 99 years of age.

Redemption may be affected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time prior to the sale. DATED at Camrose, Alberta this 2nd day of April, 2013. Diane Urkow, General Manager, Financial Services

NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT PERMITS ISSUED 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 # DP3689 DP3690 DP3691 DP3692 DP3694 DP3697

Legal Address Plan Block Lot 9423463 8323226 1320516 1320516 5934S 1320516

39 14 01 01 04 16 04 15 06 1, 2, 3 03 16

Civic Address


4803-48 Street 4810-41 Street 5209-35 Avenue 5207-35 Avenue 5203-55 Street 3407-52 Street

Change of use to mixed use commercial/residential Industrial shop and office building Single family dwelling with attached garage Single family dwelling with attached garage 8 unit residential town house project Single family dwelling with attached garage

THIN ICE – PLEASE STAY AWAY Spring time is here and with it comes the melting of the ice on our open water bodies. The City of Camrose is making citizens aware that the ice conditions on these water bodies are very unsafe for people to be on. Please stay off all our open water bodies. We have installed unsafe ice signage at the various locations in the city to reinforce our safety concerns!

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of AMY CLARA ANDERSON, who died on March 8, 2013. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by May 17, 2013, 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 Agricultural Service Board Beaver Dam Removal Please be advised that effective April 15, 2013 until October 31, 2013 Camrose County may from time to time remove beaver dams that are obstructing normal water courses throughout the county. These actions are undertaken to prevent damage to Municipal Infrastructure and overland flooding conditions. These actions may cause temporary downstream out of season flows. For more information, please contact the Camrose County Agricultural Services Office at 780-672-4765.

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A Graphic Artist is required by

* Position is permanent full-time * 40-hour week * Extended health benefits Camrose Booster uses Mac computers with Adobe programs including InDesign to create eye-catching advertisements in a weekly publication plus a variety of promotional pieces including brochures and business stationery. Qualifications: * minimum Grade 12 * competency in typing * proficiency in the use of the English language including spelling, grammar and punctuation * creative design skills Remuneration: by the hour, payable monthly, commensurate with qualifications, Please apply to: Berdie Fowler, Editor Camrose Booster Ltd. 4925-48 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1L7 Email: stating qualifications, remuneration expectations, experience and earliest available date.

Family • Achievement • Integrity • Respect

It’s nice when you discover the job is as good as the coffee Quality Training Incentive Programs Benefits or Bonus Program Hiring the following positions for 1256146 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons – 3601-48 Ave., Camrose, AB

• Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.00 per hour plus benefits

Hiring the following positions for 796005 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons – 6602-48 Ave., Camrose, AB

• Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.00 per hour plus benefits

Now hiring for FT positions Positions work rotating shifts of days, nights, graveyards and some weekends. HIRING AT BOTH LOCATIONS IN CAMROSE Honesty, caring and a workplace that feels like home

An employer you can count on Apply in person with resumé at either Camrose store

NH3 Drivers

– Come Join Our Team – Crop Production Services Canada is a division of Agrium “http://www.”, and one of the largest farm market retailers in North America. Our mission is to be the trusted and recognized leader in the agricultural industry, the first choice for every customer and producer. We are currently recruiting for NH3 Drivers to join our team in Camrose, AB. The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license – Class 5 or higher; customer service skills; and a flexible working schedule. Interested applicants should fax their resumé to 780-672-6959, email resumé to, or deliver in person to 4717-39 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 2N6.

NorQuest College is Alberta’s leader in academic upgrading and English language training And we’re right here in Camrose. Why go anywhere else? If you need to upgrade your marks or improve your English language skills for further education or employment, NorQuest College is your best choice. Our experience, flexible delivery options, supports and local campus help ensure your success. Don’t wait – start this Spring!

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Call of the Land celebrates From Agri-News

Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development’s farm radio program, Call of the Land, celebrated its 60th anniversary on April 1, 2013. Call of the Land is a unique program to Alberta and is the only one of its kind in Canada. “The program was first broadcast on April 1, 1953,” says Caitlynn Reesor, farm radio commentator with Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development. “Its purpose was and is to publicize the department’s programs and policies, provide updates and advice as well as look at what’s going on in agricultural industries.” Call of the Land is currently being carried weekdays on 27 Alberta radio stations and two stations in British Columbia. However, when the program first started in 1953, it had a much smaller audience. “The program was originally carried by just six stations, and there was quite a scramble actually getting those first programs to air,” says Reesor. “There have been 11 commentators since the program started in 1953. Everett McCrimmon was the first and then came Scott Flewitt, Ed Hamula, John Andrew, Warren Wismer, Don Potter, Douglas Pettit, Phil Thomas, Gerard Vaillancourt, Jack Howell and now myself.” “I’ve interviewed provincial agriculture ministers, deputy ministers and specialists from many divisions and branches of the department as well as representatives from production, processing and marketing areas of Alberta’s agriculture industries.” The calendar of upcoming events on the program has always been an invaluable way to keep the audience well-informed.

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Employment Opportunities

Tree Nursery Full-time Seasonal April 15 – July 30, 2013 (approximately)

Duties: Basketing and planting trees and general nursery work. Includes some field work, medium lifting and operation of small trucks and skidsteers. Qualifications: Must be physically fit and enjoy working outside. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Flexible hours and weekends. Must have own transportation. Pay Rate: $15.00 – 18.00/hour dependant on qualifications and experience. Please submit resume to: Or fax to: 780-352-6705

FORSTER NURSERIES LTD. RR #2 Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 1W9 Website:

Career Opportunity in Hardisty PROJECT ADMINIISTRATOR This position will provide leadership, training and performance management for our jobsite Field Administrators. More details at

Email or fax resume to: or 780-888-2100

The CAMROSE BOOSTER April 9, 2013

Welcome to the new


Café connections • Gluten Free • Daily Specials • Locally Sourced Items Available NEW HOURS: Tuesday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Serving Lunch and Dinner Saturday Dinner (Starting April 13) – 4 to 7 p.m.

Cafe Connections and Country Accent Bistro have joined forces to provide you with a delicious assortment of appetizing soups, salads, sandwiches, entrees, desserts and beverages.

Grand Reopening Tuesday T d to F Friday, id d A April il 9 to 12

Tuesday, April 9, 11 a.m.

Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening Lunch Special Wednesday, April 10, 4-7 p.m. 2 for 1 Dinner with Camrose Morning News coupon from that morning Thursday, April 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Gateway Centre Open House VIsit with Gateway Centre businesses Sticky Bun and Coffee – $2 Friday, April 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Ice Cream Friday – Free ice cream with lunch order

Fill out a ballot for a chance to win a dinner for two! Café Connections will honor any Country Accent gift cards for the week of April 9 to 13

A SAMPLING OF OUR MENU… Beet Salad ENTREES Chili Prepared with kidney beans, onion, pepper, garlic, tomatoes and seven different herbs and spices. Lunch $7, Dinner $10 Quiche Veggies, herbs, cheese and meat in pie shell served with house salad. Lunch $9.75, Dinner $12.75 Shepherd’s Pie Hearty casserole with seasoned hamburger, corn and mashed potatoes. Lunch $9.75, Dinner $12.75

SALADS Greek Salad Fresh cucumber, tomatoes, peppers and feta with homemade Greek vinaigrette. Side $4, Main $7.50

Marinated beets tossed with dill and feta cheese. Side $4, Main $7.50 Taco Salad Meal salad with hamburger burge r er e and corn chips served with ed wit h sour cream and salsa. $7.50 a. $7.5 50 0

DESSERTS SSERTS E S Maple Cake $5, Snack ck Size $3 Walnut Wow Brownie e $5, Snack Size $3 Slice of Seasonal Pie e $5, Snack Size $3 Cochrane’s MacKay’ss Ice Cream $3.95

TRY OUR DELICIOUS SANDWICHES All of our sandwiches are named after watershed sub basins from the Battle River Ribstone Translation of Cree “assinikospikeganit” referring to a stone bearing marks that resemble a man’s ribs as in the Viking Ribstones. Our clubhouse served with a pickle. $6 Bigstone Bigstone Creek flows into Pipestone Creek which flows into Coal Lake, the water source for the City of Wetaskiwin. Dry cured and unsmoked Irving’s back bacon with Swiss cheese and French mustard. $6 Iron Creek (Lake and Creek) Translation of Cree ‘piwapisko’ meaning iron, it is named after a large piece of meteoric iron found on a mound near the lake which became an important sacred site for First Nations in the region. Traditional but succulent, Irving’s smoked ham with Swiss cheese and French mustard. $6 Paintearth (Creek and County) Takes its name from the red ochre found there and used as face paint. Fine sausage, produced by hand using coursely chopped prime pork and all natural skins, served with French mustard in a French baguette. $6 Sounding (Lake and Creek) Blackfoot “oghta-kway”/ Cree “nipikaphitikwek” meaning sounding water. First Nations legend is that an eagle with a snake in its claws flew out of the lake making a rumbling noise like thunder. Grilled cheese sandwich or Cheese Quesadilla. $4 (Add chicken or hamburger $2) Blackfoot (Lake, Hills and Creek) In the 1860s, the Blackfoot had been raiding Cree hunting grounds in the Beaver Hills. Determined to preserve their hunting territory, the Cree persuaded 400 braves to come from Fort Pitt to help them. They met the Blackfoot near Wetaskiwin and rerouted them. Tomato, pesto and cheese. $5 (Or B.L.T. for an extra $1)

Thank you for supporting local food and sustainable initiatives in your community!

The Camrose Open Door Association


The Camrose Booster, April 9, 2013  

The Camrose Booster, April 9, 2013

The Camrose Booster, April 9, 2013  

The Camrose Booster, April 9, 2013