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Vol. LXV, No. 37    32 pages    August 8, 2017

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Women Building Business Page 3 Who Can I Count On? Page 11 City of Camrose Page Page 12 Entertainment Pages 14 to 15 On the Road Pages 19 to 23

My Canada

Obituaries Pages 24 to 26 Classifieds Pages 27 to 30

News Features Police Chief Neufeld sworn in. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Reading University celebrates graduates’ achievements . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Community salutes BVJ music festival . . . . . . 10 Camrose Jail and Bail culprits pay for their crimes. . . . . . . . . . 16 Reflections Column by Bonnie Hutchinson. . . . 4

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Mary Wilton, Terry Wilton and Jim Brager, each highly respected in the local arts community, celebrate Canada’s 150th year, offering their flavour on noted Canadian landmarks.

The 22nd Annual Artwalk continues until September 5 throughout Camrose. You can enjoy a variety of two- and three-dimensional art created by local and visiting artists at various local venues. As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, there is a focus on what it means to be Canadian and how that meaning gets translated into art. Ten venues will display art. To download your guide visit uploads/2016/11/2017-Artwalk-Guide.pdf. An open Art Walk Reception will be held on August 17 at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre.

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Police Chief Neufeld sworn in By Murray Green

Camrose Police Service officially added new Police Chief Mark Neufeld to the staff during a change of command ceremony on July 31. Chief Neufeld started last week with acting chief Lee Foreman bringing him up to speed on Camrose events and policing issues. “It has been way busier than I thought it would be,” said Chief Neufeld, reflecting on his first week. “The members here are handling all kinds of different things. They have been very busy just in operational calls– that is not counting all of the planning that goes into BVJ (Big Valley Jamboree), which is a huge injection of work. There hasn’t been a spare moment, so I have been surprised at how busy it has been. I have been pleasantly surprised of the quality of work and the amount of dedication I have seen.” Over the past 24 years, he has been with the Edmonton Police Service, lastly in the position of superintendent of southwest division. The Police Service also celebrated the new colours and crest during the ceremony. “The timing worked out well because the flag came in just in time. It was probably more good luck than good management,” joked the chief. “What a great symbol for leadership and responsibility in the organization from a traditional prospective. To use that along with the change of command ceremony was awesome,” said Chief Neufeld. Foreman took over as acting chief after former chief Darrell Kambeitz retired. “The morale seems to be very good, the members seem to have what they need and the bottom line in the first month will be focused on building relationships by talking with members to get a feel of what their experiences are like and what things they

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Looking Back

through the pages of The Booster

25 Years Ago This Week – from August 11, 1992 edition • Fundraising for a water slide at the Camrose Aquatic Centre got a major boost for the $140,000 6-metre slide, with a $16,000 grant from the Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation. could change if they could,” said the former Tofield area resident. “After speaking to members, other policing agencies in the area and City residents, I will have a pretty good feel of where to go in the future. It is kind of exciting, but there is no rush to do it. It gives us time to consult and receive voices.” Busy isn’t bad. “The thing about policing is that it is always interesting, but when you move to a smaller centre, you don’t have a concept of the amount of crime. It isn’t a ton, but we have some work to do on prevention. We have had a whole bunch of incidents of

vehicles being stolen and property being stolen this week. Not to blame anybody, but lots of times the keys were left in the vehicle and it was made very easy. That is a sign of how safe the community is and typically they don’t have to worry about that. It is fairly clear to me, just over the last week, that anything we can do to make that a little harder, would be a good thing.” The Neufeld family will be moving shortly. “We sold our house and recently purchased one in Camrose. We hope to move into the community as early as midSeptember.

• Round Hill Hotel introduced Female Exotic Dancers. • Lorne Broen was welcomed to the family of professional agents at Central Agencies Inc.

50 Years Ago This Week – from August 8, 1967 edition • Alberta Government Telephones invited local businesses to “be in good company” by advertising in the Yellow Pages • Peaches at Canada Safeway were promoted at $2.99 / case • Simpson Sears offered a mattress and boxspring at $8 monthly

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…a special summer feature The Camrose Booster is profiling some of the best, the brightest and most prominent women who work, employ and lead in our community. Watch for profiles in summer issues of the home team paper! If you would like to be a part of our next Women Building Business issue, please call the Booster at 780.672.3142 and ask for Mike, Jeff, Sue or Ron.

Michelle Majeski, Realtor

Karla Ness, Owner

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The best part of Michelle’s day is meeting new people. The second best part is working for them and representing their best interests as their realtor. These two pieces work well together. A real sense of interest in others combined with giving her clients the very best representation possible helped Michelle win RE/MAX Rookie of the Year for Outstanding Performance in the Edmonton Region. She genuinely likes people and likes to give freely of her time to community projects. She’s the Fund Development Coordinator for Special Olympics Camrose and she is also a volunteer at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre where you will see her working the front of house, greeting patrons and making them feel welcome. It’s what she does, as does her partner Trevor Vinet. They both see a strong commitment to their clients as the most important part of being a realtor. They began working together about a year ago when they both realized they could better serve the needs of their clients by being available as a team virtually 24 hours a day. Their partnership has grown into a wonderful synergy, Michelle’s uncanny intuition in tandem with Trevor’s practical wisdom has created an unmatched balanced approach. If you’re in looking to buy or sell, give Michelle a call and discover why she and Trevor are your best choice in this market today.

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Karla has always had a passion for event decorating, so when the opportunity came to purchase an event management business in her hometown, she couldn’t resist. “I love trying different options for décor and seeing what works well together. There are individual design aspects that you might not think would work well together, but once you combine all the elements – Wow!” With previous experience in marketing and PR, she loves that her new business allows her to put her creative side to use every day. She notes, “My clients are great and when I can make their vision a reality it’s such a satisfying experience.” Since taking over the business in April, Karla has added her own personal touches, including changing up the shop layout and increasing her online presence, including Facebook and Instagram pages. Karla keeps very flexible hours in order to accommodate all her clients, and strives to make their experience stress free. She affirms “I am the one stop shop for all your wedding and event rentals. Whatever your vision, we can make it happen!” Her previous clients would certainly agree with that. She also has another major event she’s planning in the fall – her own grand opening in October!

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A burst of laughter erupts from one corner of the Paint Pottery, momentarily interrupting the quiet concentration each of the artists is devoting to their creativity. Shelves are filled with unfinished pottery: mugs, plates, goblets, ornaments, piggy banks, foxes, dragons, owls and many more pieces stand ready for you to provide the finishing touches with paints, stencils, silk screens, engraving tools. Your only limitation is your imagination. It’s a great place to bring the kids for a birthday party or to sit with a friend as each of you bring the pottery to life with your own special touch. Vonnie Strilchuk started Paint Pottery in November at the corner of 50th St. and 49 Ave. The idea for this venture came to her five years ago when her daughter took her to a pottery painting store in Calgary. When Vonnie retired from Walmart after 15 years, “I lasted one year and had to do something,” she smiles. The pottery idea was a natural fit. “I love sitting down and painting pottery.” Once her customers have finished painting their piece, she glazes it and takes it home to her ranch near Round Hill where she bakes it in her kiln. It’s ready for pick-up in four or five days. If you’re looking for something unique to do for a birthday, or want to try your hand at painting pottery, visit today and let your creativity flow.

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Another Tammy recorded a smash hit in 1968, Stand by Your Man, but it certainly describes in large part the way Tammy Graham approaches her life. As vice president of The Auto Shoppe since 1978, Tammy has stood by her man Gord through the years as the business struggled at first, grew steadily, hit some rocky patches, grew more and now is Camrose’s leading collision repair centre. “She always listened,” says Gord. “She was a sounding board and a mentor and an unbelievable partner. It’s her demeanor, and not just with me, with our kids too and many others. She’s a very giving person who puts others first.” One of her roles at The Auto Shoppe has always been a supportive one. She’s the “social convenor,” the one who remembers staff birthdays (Tammy’s birthday is today, by the way) and helps keep morale up. More than that however, she’s got a talent for numbers, giving Gord a daily report on the business. She does the banking, is involved in the accounting and now she also has a new role, safety officer, which is a natural fit for someone who cares about others the way Tammy does. Tammy has helped shape the way The Auto Shoppe does business, always putting the customer fi rst. WOW! Now that’s a body shop!

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REFLECTIONS by Bonnie Hutchinson Turbulent peace?

On a day when I had a turbulent heart, I remembered a visit to the Jade Buddha of Peace a few years back. It was about as unlikely a combination as you’ll find on a glorious summer day in rural Alberta. The statue of a slim, youthful, cross-legged Buddha—weighing about 15 tons and over four meters high. Carved from a mammoth boulder of gem-quality jade mined in northwestern British Columbia, Canada possibly the single largest mass of jade ever hauled out of the Earth. Commissioned by an Australian couple. Shipped from Vancouver to Thailand, where master artists and craftsmen freed the smiling, meditating figure of Buddha from the green gemstone. Consecrated by the Dalai Lama. On a world tour promoting universal peace. At its only Alberta stop, located in the Westlock Meditation Centre, in a field near the Town of Westlock, surrounded by grain fields and pastures. An organizer of the Jade Buddha’s visit to the Westlock Mediation Centre was quoted as saying, “Our hope is that when people see the Buddha they take a moment to reflect on peace. We want to capitalize on the theme of universal peace and internalize it, because inner peace leads to outer peace. When we have inner peace, everything we do externally reflects that.” I expected to be impressed and I was. I expected to think about peace and I did. But my reflections took me some places I hadn’t anticipated.

Creating a welcoming hub of activity By Lori Larsen Imagine a place where you walk in the doors and feel the weight of social pressure lifted and you are surrounded by a sense of acceptance, the freedom to learn and, above all, a feeling of family. For library director, Deb Cryderman, that feeling, for anyone who comes to the library, is a vital part of what she considers to be part of her job description. “For me, libraries are the great social equalizer,” said Cryderman with her usual joyous passion. “Everyone who comes in the door is equal no matter what their income is, what they do for a living, where they sleep at night, what their religion is or who they love. “It is one place you can walk into where there is no stigma attached.”

tinued to be part of the library using it as a place to quietly focus on her studies all the while associating with other students and teachers. “I remember I was studying for exams in the library when the news came on about the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. The library, for me, was where things happened.” After high school, Deb became a summer reading programmer at the Fernie Public Library for three years until attending Lethbridge University where she continued her passion as a library page while completing her studies. While in Lethbridge, Deb worked in retail but felt a degree of happiness was missing, so volunteered at the library. Realizing if she wanted to be totally happy in her work,


The statue was amazing–even more impressive than I expected. The surrounding flowers and fruit and artifacts enhanced the presence of the Jade Buddha. Obviously much care went into adorning the space around the Buddha. But did I feel peaceful? When I focused on the Jade Buddha, yes, I felt peaceful. But when I paid attention to the environment? Not so much. On the pavilion in front of the Jade Buddha, a singer was entertaining the thousands of visitors, passing around a hat for contributions. This was not Buddhist chanting. This was pop singing for pure entertainment. In stalls and large tents were kiosks selling clothes, food, and lots of other things. Healthy lively commerce was much in evidence. At first I was a bit surprised. I expected to feel the contrast of the Jade Buddha surrounded by Western Canadian farm country. But I did not expect to feel the same kind of commercial hustling atmosphere I’ve experienced at typical tourist trap places. ***

Sometime later I remembered a few things. Of course there would be entertainment. As one of the organizers said to me, “We knew with this many people and lots of children, we would have to provide some entertainment” (He went on to tell me that Buddhist monks would be chanting that evening). Of course there would be commerce; opportunities to buy food and drink and trinkets. That’s how people live. That’s not only good business but an appropriate service to offer thousands of people out in the country far from restaurants. Why would I be uncomfortable with commerce? I was troubled by my own reactions. I felt faintly cheated because the setting didn’t feel sacred or peaceful. And yet…I did eventually come to peace, even with my own lack of inner peace! And isn’t that the point? “Peace” does not mean no noise, no troubles, no work, no commerce, no turbulence, no inner or outer conflict. Peace means finding a peaceful place within no matter what the external circumstances. Peace means acceptance, even of our own turbulence. A Tai Chi instructor whose name I forget said this: “Anyone can go to the top of a mountain and wear a saffron robe and meditate, and be wise and centered and grounded. What the world needs now is for us to come down from the mountaintop and go into the marketplace and be wise and centered and grounded.” ***

I’d love to hear from you. If you have comments about this column or suggestions for future topics, send an e-mail to and I’ll happily reply within one business day.

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Camrose Public Library director Deb Cryderman spreads the joy of reading and being part of the library to everyone she meets.

At a very early age, Deb developed a love for reading and a soft spot in her heart for the safety and comfort of a library. “I remember going to the bookmobile in Sudbury (Ontario) with my dad,” she said with an exuberant smile. “It was such a magical time. I got to pick from this selection of books and actually check the books out of the library.” Deb also fondly recalls her dad reading to her a lot as a child. “Reading has always been something I have associated with love and being loved.” So it is no wonder that the team at the Camrose library make every effort to ensure library visitors are made to feel welcome. In Grade 5, Deb and her family, moved to British Columbia where she joined the library club. “I thought it was a good way to meet people and it was a place where I felt safe.” In high school, she con-

she needed to further her eduction, so completed the Library Information Technology program at NAIT. After graduation, she moved to Northwest Territories and worked in a school library for six years then back to Calgary working in special libraries for the oil and gas industry. After a move to Cranbrook to spend time with her sister and her young son, Deb took a job as the manager of the Stettler Public Library and, in anticipation of directing a larger library one day, applied to do her masters degree at the University of Alberta. After graduation, she heard about an opening at Camrose Public Library, applied and was the successful candidate. With her six-year anniversary approaching on Sept. 6, she continues to be a vibrant asset to our community and makes it her mission to ensure the library is a place for everyone.

“It (the library) gives access to information and democracy for everyone,” gleamed Deb. “It is the conduit to other organizations that can help people such as taxi tokens, or access to places where they can get social services, mental health services, a meal or housing and can take part in a number of programs.” This includes the very successful Snacks in the Stacks, an after-school snack program sponsored entirely by the community. “We noticed children coming in after school and fighting for access on the computer. We recognized the reason they were fighting was because they were hungry. Community partners came together and we made the snack program happen which is totally funded outside the library budget and it happens because there is a need the community saw and supported.” With strong conviction, Deb recognizes all the partners that make the library the vital service it is to Camrose and area. “It is a team effort that consists of everybody who works behind a desk here, every volunteer who comes in, the community, the university, all kinds of people from all walks of life. “Our board is a team of people who are dedicated to the vision of this place. The City and the County fund us generously because we support the social pillar and help to make Camrose and area a great place to live.” Beyond the stacks of books, the library has become so much more – a place to sit in the sunlight and read, work on a computer, borrow a bike or baby stroller or partake in one of the many adult and children’s programs. “We also recognize that a library comes in a variety of forms. We are a bit of a book warehouse and will probably always be one, but we have other ways of teaching people how to do or learn things through our programming. “It is the community who runs this library because they come to us with a need and we try to fullfil that need.” On a final note, Deb shared her dreams and visions for the library. “It is the community’s building and service space. I want the community to feel like it is their place – another home they can have. We are here to serve to give back ... always.” Who do you know as a community Difference Maker? Let us know. Call The Camrose Booster at 780-672-3142.

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Our Mission


The Battle River School Division, in collaboration with our communities, will support every student to be a lifelong learner and contributing member of society.

2017-18 School Year

Superintendent’s Message On behalf of the teachers, administrators, and support staff, I would like to welcome each and every student to Battle River School Division for the 2017-2018 school year. This year staff will continue to strive to achieve our vision: Every Student, Every Day, A Success by providing an educational experience focused on the academic, character and relationship development of each student. We have a range of programs and services to meet the needs of students and families. You’ll notice a modified school calendar this year, as well as percentage-based report cards for all students in Grades 7 to 12. Our priorities, at all grade levels, will be focused on: 1. Welcoming and Caring school environments 2. Literacy 3. Numeracy 4. Learning and Teaching (21st century) We’re looking forward to a great year! – Rita Marler, Superintendent of Schools

New Registrations Please let us welcome you to Battle River! Students new to the school division should register at the school they will be attending and provide a birth certificate when registering.

BUSING SERVICE The first day of busing for all students will be Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Students residing in Beaver County, Camrose County and Flagstaff County Students new to these areas should register for bus service by calling the Transportation Department at 780-672-6131 extension #5244, or 1-800-262-4869 extension #5244, well in advance of school opening so that efficient routes can be planned. Students who were transported to a Division-operated school by bus during the last school year will be included in our plans for the 2017-2018 school year. Any questions regarding attendance areas and/or eligibility for busing should be directed to the transportation department.

Students residing in the City of Camrose Transportation will be provided for students within the City of Camrose on the following basis: • Eligible students (those who live further than 2.4 kilometres from their designated school), will be served first at no cost; those students who were registered in Battle River School Division last year and were eligible for busing will be planned for again this year. • Non-eligible students (those who live closer than 2.4 kilometres from their designated school) will be served next, on a first-come, first-served basis, for an annual fee of $395.00 per student in grades 1-12, or $355.50 per ECS student. Registration for busing of non-eligible students will be confirmed upon receipt of the applicable fee. • Reminder: students will be expected to produce their bus pass upon entering the bus. • Reminder: ALL bus passes must be picked up at the Transportation Office, 6211-48 Avenue. • Bus passes will be available starting August 21, 2017. • Bus passes are sold as a year pass. No half-passes or winter passes will be sold. • We accept payment by cash, cheque, Visa, Mastercard and Debit. Battle River School Division will be accepting registrations for busing in the City of Camrose from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. starting August 21, 2017 at the following address: 6211-48 Avenue, Camrose. Any questions regarding attendance areas and/or eligibility for busing should be directed to the Transportation Department.

Beaver County East. . . . . . . .Tracey Boast Radley 780-801-2816 West. . . . . . . . . Rebecca Heiberg 780-662-2538



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Camrose County North . . . . . Judith Mazankowski 780-678-7353 South . . . . . . . . Kendall Severson 780-373-2638


City of Camrose Norm Erickson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 780-672-0841 Lorrie Sitler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 780-608-8360

Flagstaff County East. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Laurie Skori 780-386-2386 West. . . . . . . . . . .Susan Chromik 780-376-2206

DIVISION LEADERSHIP TEAM Located at: 5402-48A Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0L3 • • Phone 780-672-6131 or 1-800-262-4869 Superintendent of Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rita Marler Community Relations Advisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diane Hutchinson Director of Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brenda Johnson Assistant Superintendent, Student Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ray Bosh Director of Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Percy Roberts Manager of Cultural and International Programs . . . . . . . Natasha Wilm Assistant Superintendent, Learning . . . . . . . . . . .Shan Jorgenson-Adam Director of Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cheryl Kropinske Manager of Early Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lee Ann Ashby-Girard Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources . . . . . . . . . . . Brett Huculak Director of Human Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shannon Melin Manager of Learning Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diana White Assistant Superintendent, Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Imogene Walsh Director of Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ken Robitaille Manager of Student Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brenda Herder


Please feel free to contact the school administrators to discuss the programs available to students in their schools. School Allan Johnstone Bashaw Battle River Online Bawlf C. W. Sears Camrose Composite High (English/French Immersion) Camrose Outreach Central High – Sedgewick Charlie Killam (English/French Immersion) Chester Ronning Cornerstone Christian Ac. Daysland Forestburg Hay Lakes

Telephone 780-888-3675 780-372-3800 780-672-9102 780-373-3784 780-662-3010 780-672-4416

Grades K-9 K-12 1-12 K-12 K-4 9-12

Principal Brad Kyle Myranda Shepherd Miles Walsh Tracy Beattie Zenovia Lazariuk Todd Sieben

780-672-2205 780-384-3817 780-672-7785

10-12 1-12 6-8

Laura Swanson Stephen Hoyland Maria Schaade

780-672-5588 780-672-7197 780-374-3676 780-582-3792 780-878-3368

K-5 1-12 K-12 K-12 1-12

Brian Horbay Alan Welde Randy Wiberg Gordon Thompson Don Hoffman






Jerrit Brandt

Holden Home Schooling Jack Stuart Killam Public Learning Together Outreach

780-688-3858 780-679-5005 780-672-0880 780-385-3690 780-672-2205

K-6 1-12 K-5 K-9 10-12

Sandra Wills Ray Bosh Patrick McFeely Brock Bartlett Laura Swanson

New Norway Round Hill Ryley Sifton (English/French Immersion) Sparling Tofield Viking Hutterite Colonies:

780-855-3936 780-672-6654 780-663-3682 780-672-2980

K-12 1-9 7-12 K-5

Richard Payne Karla Koleba Steven Ioanidis Clayton Roe

Shane Gau Emily Coykendall Caroline Simonson Craig Dimond Neal Isnor Richard Cowan Todd Sikorski Reid Lansing Carroll Glidden Mark Chanasyk Margaret Carlson Karen Blumhagen Deanna Vikse


Wes Wilson Jocelyn Miller Neal Isnor Judith Mazankowski (Program Coordinator) Steven Searle Lloyd Mackenzie

780-672-0106 K-5 Judy Sommer Stacey Dunnigan 780-662-3133 5-12 Tony Rice Michael Pollok 780-336-3352 K-12 Adam Madsen Kelly Arial Please direct inquiries to Natasha Wilm (Manager of Cultural and International Programs) Division Office, 780-672-6131

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Reading University celebrates graduates’ achievements On behalf of BRCF, chair Vivianne Grue expressed sincere congratulations to the students and staff on the completion of another successful Reading University program. “My hope is that you (students) rediscover that reading is the key to learning and that learning is the key to a full and well lived life. “There are no limits to what you can do, have and be.

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Reading University graduate Logan Gudmundson-Ploner shows off her certificate of achievement to a large crowd attending the 2017 graduation ceremonies held at University of Alberta Augustana Campus Faith and Life Chapel on July 28. Pictured left to right are Augustana Campus associate dean Karsten Mundel, Logan’s teacher Deanna Viske and educational assistant Betty Roe.

By Lori Larsen Smiling from cheek to cheek, proud of their wonderful accomplishments, graduates of the 2017 Reading University program took to the middle of the stage on July 28 at the University of Alberta Augustana Faith and Life Chapel, to accept a well-deserved certificate of achievement. In two separate ceremonies, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., 90 Grade 2 and Grade 3 graduates accepted congratulations from Augustana associate dean of Academic, Dr. Karsten Mundel, teachers and educational assistants to rounds of applause from special guests, donors, family and friends. Battle River Community Foundation past chairman and director Blain Fowler welcomed guests to the event and began by explaining that Reading University is a Community Leadership Initiative of the Battle River Community Foundation (BRCF). “We connect the people who are actually doing the work with the people who are prepared to pay for the work that is being done.” The initiative is supported by the Battle River School Division (BRSD), University of Alberta Augustana Campus and community donors through BRCF. “The school division is responsible for designing the educational program, recruiting the students paying the staff, providing transportation and inviting appropriate children to participate in the program,” explained Fowler.

Speaking on behalf of BRSD, assistant superintendant Shan JorgensonAdam thanked the parents, teachers, staff, volunteers and partners for assisting in providing this valuable opportunity. “Battle River School Division sets learning to read as one of our highest priorities. Through our partnerships with BRCF, Augustana University and the support of Camrose community services and volunteers we are able to offer this opportunity to some of our most precious resources—our children. In quoting Dr. Suess, Jorgenson-Adam told the graduates that during their time with the program they read a lot, travelled to a lot of new places and met a lot of new friends. “My hope is that you have come to love reading even more and you will continue to read books for both enjoyment and to learn new things.” The University of Alberta Augustana campus provides classroom space, nutritious meals and snacks for the students and lunch time supervisors. Associate dean of Academic Mundel spoke on behalf of the University and dean Allen Berger. “Reading University is truly a special program it takes all of us working together to make a lasting difference in the lives of young people.” In thanking the family members of the graduates, University staff and volunteers, Mundel said with passion, “You clearly know how important literacy is as a foundation for life long

learning, career success, personal success and building a meaningful life. “And you clearly know how essential it is to develop joyful excited learners in the early elementary grades.” Mundel applauded the graduates, reminding them of the power of learning through reading with an applicable reference to learning how to make widget spinners and go-carts by reading. “It is my hope that you had so much fun reading here that you will never stop and you will keep up with your awesome reading skills.” Mundel invited students to continue visiting the university and expressed his hope that they return in 10 to 12 years as students studying for university degrees. Fowler continued to thank the partners that contribute to the continual success of Reading University including all the financial supporters. (See acknowledgement of donors on next page.) “The cost of putting a child through Reading University is approximately $2,000 per student or $100 per day per student and is financed 50/50 by BRSD and BRCF. “ The foundation (BRCF) raises its share with the help of generous and supportive members of the local community. Their contributions cover the costs of meals, field trips, classroom supplies with items such as backpacks, t-shirts for the students as well as a collection of books that they can keep.”

“I hope you have become more excited about the whole process of learning because literacy opens the doors to opportunities.” On a final note Grue thanked parents for ensuring their children were able to attend, staff for their commitment and dedication to the program, Augustanta and all financial supporters. “It would not be possible without all the partnering of all these people.”

Battle River School Division assistant superintendent Shan Jorgenson-Adam speaks about how reading is a number one priority for the school division.

BRCF past chairman and director Blain Fowler thanks all the generous community donors for the vital role they play in Reading University.

Battle River Community Foundation president Vivianne Grue delivers a heartfelt thank you to parents, teachers, partners and donors for their part in making Reading University such a success.

Reading University graduate Jett Parsons is all smiles as he receives congratulations from University of Alberta Augustana Campus associate dean Karsten Mundel.

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• Bud Stuart • Francoeur Cleaners, Brian Francoeur • Len Blatz • Jim and Michelle Majeski • Vintreau Holdings Ltd., Trevor Vinet • Vinco Management Inc., Glen Vinet • Camrose Insurance Services, Mike Kelemen • Wayne Throndson • Kevin Pratt and Jackie Schaffter • Boston Pizza, Kevin Gurr • Mike Ploner • Todd and Rhonda Markowsky • Liz and Rob Rolf • Camrose Wireless Connection, Derek Vriend • ReMax Real Estate Camrose • Karen Vinet Agencies • Doreen and Bob Walline • Camrose Booster, Marlene & Blain Fowler • Dave Chamberlain • Battle River School Division Central Office Staff

• Hummingbird Landscaping & Concrete • Camrose Dynamic Sales & Service • Vivianne Grue • Tom and Mel Kuntz • David and Karen Ofrim • Kroeger Joyce • Cliff and Mary Durand • Dave and Helen Samm • Roger and Rhonda Epp • Keeley Popowich • Ronelle Kiziak • Larry & Patrice Johnson • David Francoeur • Amber Naslund • Garth Weifritz-Hanson • Ruby and Don Carstairs • Diane Hutchinson and Doug Jackson • By and Sue Reesor • Bonnie and Ken Anderson • Shuman Insurance • ATA Local No. 32 • Dean & Laurie Huolt, IPEC • Tracy Brandingen • Wendy Rau • Heather Ryan

Endowment funds from which grants were made to support Reading University: • Harry M Kuntz • By and Sue Reesor • Dan and Cindy Bentley • Rotary 90th Anniversary • Ross Huebner Memorial • Zetsen Master Builders • Stan and Charlene Chevraux • Bill and Berdie Fowler

• Berdie Fowler Memorial • Lee and Gene Penman • Dale and Cheryl Powell • Dave and Gail Stolee • Joe and Paula Cramer • Jack and Irene Wooley • Duncan and Doris Powell

Reading University is an excellent example of a local partnership that works! Local individuals, companies, and organizations working together for the long-term benefit of children and society.

We sincerely thank all those whose generosity has made this worthwhile project possible! Battle River Community Foundation Helping YOU make good things happen, forever! 780-679-0449 • P.O. Box 1122 • Camrose, Alberta • T4V 4E7


Foot Specialist for the Medical and Surgical Treatment of the Foot and Ankle Specializing in Conservative Therapy, Biomechanics and Foot Surgery No Referral Necessary Dr. Joshua Leavitt, DPM

Call 780.679.2467

Smith Clinic – #1, 6601-48 Avenue, Camrose

Saturday, August 12

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 Check out the newly renovated store

4 steaks x 113 g/4 oz., reg. $18.99

 Meal planning, entertaining and shopping made easier  Charity BBQ - 11am to 3pm featuring M & M Food Market burgers and all the fixings. All proceeds from this BBQ will be donated to the Camrose Women’s Shelter  Ribbon Cutting The official ribbon cutting will be held at 10:45 a.m.


5 oz. Boneless Beef Top Sirloin Steaks

4 steaks x 142 g/5 oz., reg. $19.99



Limit of 3 packages perr customer. customer c While quantities last. last





*Offer valid Thursday, August 10 to Sunday, , August 13, 2017 at the Camrose location only. Apple Pie 8” – 680 g. Regular retail value $6.49. Not to be combined with any other offer. Taxes and gift card purchases excluded. Limit of 1 Apple Pie per customer.

Store hours:


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Thursday, Aug. 10 – Sunday, Aug. 13

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68 St.

Flow-Through Donations supporting Reading University have been received from the following individuals and companies:

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…a month-long remedial reading program for students in grades two and three has just concluded. The program is offered on campuses in Camrose at Augustana, Tofield and Killam. In this, our ninth year, over ninety students improved their literacy skills through participation in this fun and innovative program. Reading University is made possible through a community partnership of the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta, the Battle River School Division and the most generous donors of the Battle River Community Foundation.

Highway 13 (48 Ave)

Sun., 11 am - 6 pm Mon. to Wed. 10 am - 7 pm Thurs. & Fri. 10 am - 8 pm Sat., 9 am - 7 pm

120-6800-48 Avenue, Camrose | Phone 780.672.1484

Letters to the Editor Letters are welcomed but please limit them to 400 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 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. Misinformation

I am disappointed, but not surprised by MP Kevin Sorenson’s remarks on the Omar Kadar matter. There are a number of errors in his factual claims. Kadar has never been convicted by a real court of law. He was convicted by a military court of dubious authority. He was tortured and threatened with a possible death sentence to elicit a guilty plea. At the time of the incident he was 15 years of age, a child soldier. Had he been tried in Canada he, almost certainly, would have been acquitted. Whatever we think of the Taliban, they were fighting in their own country against, from their point of view, foreign invaders.

Like all citizens, Kadar is entitled to go to the Canadian courts for redress against perceived wrongs by anyone including the government. The Harper Government opposed this strongly and lost in the lower courts. My understanding is that the advice received by the current government from their legal counsel was they would likely lose at the Supreme Court, so obviously a decision was taken to settle the matter, at a cost to the taxpayer. Repatriation of their nationals from the military prison was achieved by Great Britain and Australia, so had the Harper Government wanted to bring Kadar home to Canada there would likely have been little opposition from the US. What is secret about the payment? It is widely commented on in the press. I’m sure Kadar is grateful to the Canadian lawyer who took on his case notwithstanding it would be unpopular with some of the population, but he is also probably thankful that in this country the Rule of Law and Charter of Rights applies to all citizens, whatever their beliefs. Of course, most Canadians want to support their military, especially the families of those killed, wounded or injured. I too think our vet’s

should receive better care. But that is not the issue we are speaking to. How do you think your 15-year-old would have reacted in a similar situation under the influence of the adults, including his father who were there and who were killed. We need to show compassion to all sides. All the information I have is that Omar Kadar has grown up to be a decent young man who will be a credit to this country. For your information I served in the RCAF for six years during the Cuban crisis during a time we thought a third world war was about to begin. I am also a student of history and have learned that wars usually make things worse. Canadians should stick to “Peacekeeping.” Harry D. Gaede, Camrose Thank you

Just sending the Camrose Booster a big thank you for giving the Special Olympics Camrose Athletes the front page spot before heading off to the Summer Games and for all the great coverage you give us! Gina Freeborn, Special Olympics Camrose

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Community salutes BVJ music festival



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Camrose merchants decorated with a Big Valley Jamboree theme to honour the music festival from Aug. 3 to 6. Photos clockwise from top left: Wild Rose Co-op employees left to right, Grant Hygard, Glenn Fox, Grace Metcalfe, and Donna Lunn, were whooping it up in celebration of BVJ. Kim Zimmerman of Sole City Shoes stands amidst a display of merchandise and country fun. Kendra Badry of Bellissima tips a hat to all the visitors in Camrose during the Big Valley Jamboree. Glover International displayed their support for BVJ in a “big rig” way, left to right are Trausti Tobiasson, BJ Frederickson, Kevin Hycha and seated at the wheel Staci Petryshen. ATB Financial decked out the front window with a tribute to country music. Painted Pottery owner Vonnie Strilchuk points this bear in the right direction.

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WHO can I count on? Your handy directory for area professionals, tradesmen and service businesses.



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• Stock • Cargo and • Flatdeck TRAILERS • LAWN MOWERS • TRACTORS 780-679-0487


Camrose Registry Ltd.


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


A full full-time time professional Real Estate Agent who understands client needs and wants.

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

Corporate Services • Corporate Registries – Level 3 • File Annual Returns • Register Trade Names/ Partnerships • Incorporate Companies Vital Statistics • Birth/Marriages/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



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• Gutter Guard • Eavestrough Cleaning • Do-It-Yourself product sales

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Please phone 780.672.3142 to get your business in this handy directory.

Your property is valuable Determining the appraised value of your property is important when you’re… • financing • settling an estate • selling privately • dividing matrimonial property Call Altario Appraisals today and get what you need, when you really need to know

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Are you passionate about your community? Consider volunteering on the Camrose Police Commission. The City of Camrose is seeking one adult reisdent to serve as a Member at Large on the Commission. Camrose Police Commission (1) The Camrose Police Commission oversees the Police Service by allocating funds that are provided by Council, establishing policies, issue instructions, as necessary to the Police Chief in respect to the policies and to ensure that sufficient persons are employed for the Police Services for the purposes of carrying out the functions of the Police Service. The Camrose Police Commission meets monthly. Committee/Board Make a difference! Legend: For more information on the appointment process and to obtain an application form, Planning/Infrastructure visit or contact City Hall at 780-672-4426. Please submit applications via: Fax: 780-672-2469 | Email: In person: City Hall, 5204-50 Avenue



$70 Rebate when you replace your old toilet with a low flow model

Why the City of Camrose is implementing the Unidirectional Flushing (UDF) Program: 1. 2. 3. 4.

To maintain and improve the City’s water quality. To improve water flow and pressure in the water distribution system. To reduce bacterial growth, restore disinfectant residual, and improve water colour. Unidirectional Flushing uses 40% less water than traditional flushing programs due to increased water velocity. 5. In addition to scouring the water pipes, the UDF Program also gives the City the opportunity to check, exercise, and maintain all water valves and hydrants.

Not just for residents! Businesses can participate too!

This year’s UDF program begins August 10, 2017, starting with Zone A (in Area 2) and will continue for two to three months. Water service should not be disrupted during the flushing process. There may be a slight drop in pressure or a presence of discoloration in the water from the minerals and sediments being flushed from the pipes. If a discolouration is noticed, please turn the tap off for 15 minutes and flush from your bathtub tap until the water is clear. If there are any questions or concerns in regard to the Unidirectional Flushing Program please feel free to contact Melissa Henderson at the City of Camrose Engineering Department at 780-672-4428.

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(SPECIAL MAIL-IN BALLOTS *NEW FOR 2017*) You may cast your vote using a Special (Mail-in) Ballot if you are an eligible voter and unable to make it to an Advance Vote or Election Day (Monday, October 16, 2017) voting station because you are: • Physically incapacitated • Absent from the local jurisdiction (City of Camrose) • An election worker, candidate, official agent or scrutineer who may be located on election day at a voting station other than that for the voter’s place of residence Requesting and Returning a Special (Mail-in) Ballot • Requests for a Special (Mail-in) Ballot Application starting Tuesday, August 8, 2017 • Applications accepted until 4:30 pm on Friday, October 6, 2017 • Special (Mail-in) Ballot packages will be available starting Tuesday, September 26, 2017 • Completed Special (Mail-in) Ballots must be received by the Returning Officer (5204-50 Avenue) by 4:30 pm on Friday, October 13, 2017 in order to be counted *Special (Mail-in) Ballots will not be accepted at Advance Vote or Election Day Stations

Special Mail-in Ballot Process • Select your Special Ballot application method. An Application for a special ballot may be made by any one of the following methods: in writing, by email, telephone, fax or in person at City Hall. A “Request for Special Ballot Package Application” is available by contacting the Returning Officer or on the City’s website at www. • Your application will be evaluated by the Returning Officer for completeness and eligibility. • Special Ballot packages will be ready for pick up/mail out starting Tuesday, September 26, 2017. • After receiving the Special Ballot package, follow the instructions included and complete the ballot. You will need a photocopy of your authorized identification (confirming your name and residential address) attached to the outside of the Special Ballot Certificate Envelope. Do not provide your original identification. • Return your Special Ballot package by mail, or by dropping it off to the Returning Officer at City Hall. Special Ballot packages must be returned to the Returning Officer by 4:30 pm on Friday, October 13, 2017 in order to be counted. Special Ballot packages are not accepted at Advance Vote or Election Day voting stations. For further information, please contact Kim Isaak, Returning Officer or Jenny Wallace, Deputy Returning Officer at 780-672-4426.

Junior Kodiaks add to United States scouting staff By Murray Green

Cory Lonke and Bryan Fuss were added to the Camrose Kodiaks scouting staff. Both are from the United States where they will be focusing efforts in recruitment. Lonke joins the Kodiaks with strong ties to recently named associate coach Nigel Dube as he served as the head scout for the

Minotauros in the NAHL. “I have worked very closely with Cory. He is very passionate about the game and represents all the characteristics Camrose believes in as an organization. He has also served as a goalie coach moving several goalies on to the NCAA. He has a real eye for talent, but more importantly he does the required work to make

sure the players we bring in are great people,” said Dube. He will be covering Minnesota high school and Tier 1 elite hockey, based out of the Minneapolis area where he currently coaches high school hockey. Bryan Fuss is currently the lead skill instructor for Minnesota Made Hockey, an organization based

in Edina, specializing in player skill development. Part of his role with Minnesota Made is taking top talent to elite tournaments during the spring and summer months. “Bryan works with elite players on a daily basis and spends many hours in the rink. His strong history in scouting adds connections to many different leagues.

Both Cory and Bryan are strong family people, something the Kodiaks feel is important,” added Dube. Bryan’s territory includes the rinks in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Camrose Kodiaks welcomed the scouts into the organization in late July. The Kodiaks main camp opens on Aug. 26 to kick off the 2017-18 pre-season.

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It’s our 14th Anniver sary, and we’re having a…

Lion of a Sale!

August 16 to 19

25% off

Camrose Minor Hockey


Tuesday, August 22 and Wednesday, August 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Lobby of Max McLean Arena.

Visit our website at for registration fees and our policy regarding import or non-resident players. Cheques, cash or e-transfers ONLY.


Anyone considered an import or non-resident player must bring the necessary paperwork at time of registration. If you are a non-resident player trying out for AAA or AA team, you do not register until you make that team and August registration fees will apply.

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Choose up to $500 worth of books for your classroom or library FREE OF CHARGE! First come, first served! *excludes Inuit and wooden wall hangings

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If your child has never played hockey, you must complete the Respect in Sport (parent module) located on the Hockey Alberta website ( prior to coming in. A copy of the certificate OR certificate number is all that will be required. Anyone with a Rural Route or box number will need to provide a legal land description.

You may contact our office at 780-781-6261 or email if you have any questions.

COACHES WANTED Coaching applications are continuing to be accepted for teams A and below,and for all divisions. Online applications can be found on our website and will be taken until suitable candidates are found.

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster Children enjoyed playing in the Mighty Fortress built at the Grace Lutheran Church for Vacation Bible School from July 31 to Aug. 3. From left to right, puppets (Jacqui Munro), Davon Moore, Sophia Haugen, Levi Korbyl, Keaton Mah (back) and Alexis Korbyl had fun in the castle. About 42 children attended the camp. Cousins Ryan and Keaton Mah built the castle that was also used in the BVJ parade.




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Bulls for Breakfast provided plenty of excitement at BVJ.

Photos by Lori Larsen and Murray Green, Camrose Booster Greg Farnell from Ponoka tries his luck at the ATB ball pit.

The wild ponies and the young rodeo contestants were a little scared in the ring.

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Camrose Jail and Bail culprits pay for their crimes

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Camrose Police Service Constable Kelly Bauer located all the 2017 ATB Financial Jail and Bail criminals, including Sharp Shooter Shane Gau. The event held on Aug. 2 rounded up approximately $15,000 for the Bailey Theatre and the Camrose Sea Serpents.

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Uffda Aggie Agnes Hoveland may look like a sweet little woman, but her Lutefisk smuggling finally caught up to her and she was taken in during the Jail and Bail event.

Colleen the Cruel Nelson tried desperately to sweet talk Const. Bauer but to no avail.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Judge Lucas Banack hammers down on a bunch of wily outlaws during the ATB Financial Jail and Bail roundup held at the Bailey Theatre on Aug. 2.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Even culprits get fed, as Mad Malcolm Buckaroo Boyd and Sharp Shooter Shane Gau take in the pancake breakfast at the 4th annual Jail and Bail event held on Aug. 4.

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Ghost Rider Don Gregorwich hid behind his eye patch as he awaited his fate during the Jail and Bail event.

Middle photo above: Long-arm Sheriff Isaac Verbaas’ only hope for freedom came from the innocent faces of his children, left to right Nolan 9, Sage 6 and Ethan 11, who, prior to the arrest during Jail and Bail on Aug. 2 at the Bailey Theatre, begged for money for dad’s release.

The notorious Ruby Red Lipstick Gang, consisting of left to right, Joanie Johnson, Jessie Puddicombe, Marilou Yampolsky and Glenda Strauss were given a pretty hefty bail bond for trying to bribe the judge.

Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Residents were once again safe as infamous criminals such as Les Pistol Pete Parsons and Mad Malcolm Buckaroo Boyd were locked up on Aug. 2 during Jail and Bail.

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The Camrose Red Cougars and Camrose Royal Cougars advanced to the Tier 1 provincials in Spruce Grove on Aug. 4 to 6. Both squads played the Whitecourt Angels, St. Albert Cardinals, Lacombe Dodgers, Drayton Valley Giants and Parkland Twins. Heisler Cardinals entered Tier 3 provincials on July 28 to 30 in St. Paul. Heisler played Marwayne Huskies, St. Paul Storm, Bonnyville Braves and Fort McMurray Oil Giants with no scores available. The Holden Jays entered the Tier 5 double-A provincials. They defeated the Black Gold BoSox 9-8, beat the High Prairie Coyotes 11-4 before losing 12-6 to the Foothills Outlaws and 10-0 to the Sylvan Lake Mariners in Beaumont on July 28 to 30. They missed the playoff finals. The Holden Jays midget A team won the provincials with a 9-5 victory over the host Beaumont BoSox on July 23. The Jays also beat the Blackfalds Pirates 14-3, Fort Saskatchewan Red Sox 15-5 and Beaumont 23-9. Bantam




gars entered doubleA Tier 5 provincials in Elk Point on July 28 to 30. Camrose played the Calgary Bandits, Chestermere Crushers, Fort Saskatchewan red Sox and Elk Point Sox with no score available. Camrose Royal Cougars advanced to the Tier 1 provincials in Strathmore on Aug. 4 to 6. They played Innisfail, Grande Prairie Reds and Provost Pilots. Heisler Cardinals reached the semifinals at the Tier 3 provincials in Wainwright on July 28 to 30. Heisler edged Vauxhall 10-9, lost 13-2 to South Jasper Place Jays, beat the Sherwood Park Athletics 12-2 and Wainwright Red Sox 14-7. South Jasper Place went on to beat Wainwright in the final. Peewee

The Camrose Cougars peewee triple-A baseball team advanced to the Tier 1 provincials in St. Albert on Aug. 4 to 6. Camrose played Red Deer Braves, Okotoks Dawgs, Sherwood park Athletics and St. Albert Cardinals. In double-A, Camrose Royal Cougars and Sedgewick Oilers went to

Leduc for provincials on Aug. 4 to 6. They played the Black Gold Giants, Foothills Outlaws, Edmonton Padres, Lakeland Northstars, Wetaskiwin Nationals and Drayton Valley Giants. The Red Cougars played in Whitecourt on July 28 to 30. They lost 15-10 to the Parkland Twins, , beat Grande Prairie Reds 25-15, and lost 13-7 to Sherwood Park, who went on to win the provincials. Mosquito

The Camrose Royal Cougars went to the Tier 2 provincials in Rimbey on Aug. 4 to 6. They played the Stettler Sliders, Red Deer Braves and Rimbey Rays. Camrose Red Cougars went to Okotoks on July 28 to 30 to take on the Edmonton Angels and Whitecourt Royals prior to playoffs. Camrose W hite Cougars went to Sherwood Park for Tier 6 provincials on July 28 to 30. Camrose defeated the Edmonton Padres 16-14, Foothills Outlaws 24-13 before losing 17-10 to Fort Saskatchewan in the semifinals. The Padres won the championship game over the Red Sox.

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Regular 1955 Chevy turned into a hot ride By Murray Green

Not everybody can claim that their daily driver is a 1955 Chevy 150. But Jamie Beausoliel of Killam drives his classic in the area and attends several car shows. “I added a few custom touches to it. It has a 454 cc motor with a TH-400 transmission in it and a 10-bolt posy track rear end,” explained Jamie. “It has a brand new interior, aluminum radiator and centre line wheels.” The 1955 Chevrolet is considered a huge turning point for the manufacturer and a major success. It was available in three models: the 150, 210 and Bel Air. He seized the opportunity to purchase the vehicle. “Originally, why I bought it was to finish a project that I often thought about earlier in life. My dad had a 150 four-door. It sat in my yard for years and he always said he was going to fix it up. Then he retired and sold it. This style of car was in the back of my head all of the time. When I had an opportunity to buy one, I jumped at the chance.” The ‘55 Chevy was the first successful Chevrolet with an optional V8 engine. Chevrolet had produced an earlier car with a V8 in 1918 (Chevrolet Series D), which used a 36-horsepower and 288-cubic-inch V8, but it remained in production for only a year. “I wanted to add a powerful engine for driving. One day, I hope to put in a really nice engine it,” said Jamie. “I don’t enter 100-footers because I don’t want to be one of those guys who destroys his car. I’ve seen a lot of horror stories of people destroying their vehicles by racing. I don’t think drag racing an eighth of a mile is something that is for this car.” In 1955, Chevrolet decided to fit its new car with an overhead valve V8 engine design, which was similar to the 1949 Oldsmobile Rocket 88 V8 engine. The new 265-cubic-inch overhead valve V8 was designed to be smaller, lighter and more powerful than previous V8s in the auto industry. However the new small


Murray Green, Camrose Booster Jamie Beausoliel of Killam added more power and style to his 1955 Chevrolet 150. He doesn’t mind using it as his driver.

block in the ‘55 Chevy had its problems. It had no oil filter and the factory could only add one externally– owners had to opt for an external oil filter. Those who did not order the engine with the oil filter option had dirty oil in a short amount of time. This was corrected for the next year. Additionally, Chevrolet drastically changed its body design. It had smooth straight panels on the sides and hood, wrap-around glass on the windshield, and triangular tail lights that jutted outward. This new look, combined with new power and engineering, made the it an instant hit and a critical success. “The car came with a flip front end on it and it wasn’t very nice. I reworked the flip front end to get it right. It gives it more of a hot rod feel and a different taste in style. You see a lot of them restored with some custom stuff done to it, like this one, and I just continued with it,” said Jamie. The car’s popular body style and chassis were car-

ried over to 1956 and 1957. “It’s a daily driver and cruising car. I drive to all of the shows, I don’t trailer it. I want to enjoy driving it. I don’t drive it to work, but rather to get an ice cream or to run an errand,” said Jamie. “I’ve been around cars all of my life, but I don’t know everything. The nice thing about belonging to a car club is that people share information and you learn a lot. The thing about these tri-fives (1955, 56 and 57) is that you can get all of the parts and completely rebuild it if you have the money.” The 55’s top trim offering was the Bel-Air, which had more chrome than the 150 or 210. The Bel-Air and 210 could be bought with a post between the front and rear passenger windows, or without a post. Without a post, it was known as a hardtop, which came only in a two-door and was not offered in a four-door hard top until 1956. The two-door hardtop was also known as the Sport Coupe and it had no

post between the two side windows, it had a slightly shorter roof and longer rear deck. The ‘55 offered a wide array of colors. One solid color, which was standard for the 150, could be had for the 210 or Bel Air, or 19 dif-

ferent two-tone color combinations were also available. There were nine different variations of the three models made in 1955 with differences in body, roof type, number of doors, and available equipment, but not all possible combinations were sold.

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Bridge replacement tentative schedule for construction Submitted In Camrose, 48th Avenue is a major route that links the local and regional transportation network. The roadway between 51 Street and 54 Street is the busiest section and, with the growing population of Camrose, this section requires improvements to support the growth. The bridge within this section has served Camrose for over 55 years and has reached the end of its life. Along with replacing the bridge, the project will add an extra lane to both the eastbound and westbound directions to accommodate the anticipated increase in traffic. The future seven-lane roadway between 51 and 54 Street will be constructed by extending the acceleration lane on the westbound road. The additional eastbound lane will start from the 53 Street intersection and taper off before 51 Street. The 48th Avenue Bridge Replacement and Capacity Improvement project also includes decreasing the slope

of the roadway between 51 Street and 53 Street. The change in slope will increase traffic safety and efficiency. To improve pedestrian convenience and safety, there will also be a new underground pedestrian bypass constructed near the east side of the lake. The underpass will cross the bridge north to south and allow access between the north Mirror Lake trails and Jubilee Park. The design for the project has been finalized; the bids were received on June 15 and the contract has been awarded to PSA Construction. The final accepted budget is $6.7 million, which is $1.3 million lower than the original $8 million budget. The exact dates for construction have not been finalized, but the following is the tentative schedule of the construction timeline which will be done in two phases. The first phase is set to begin in mid-August and end by late October during which the majority of the work will likely be in Mirror Lake. The second phase is the

construction on the bridge and roadway which is planned to start in early April 2018 and go to the end of August 2018. During Phase 2, 48 Avenue between 51 Street and 54 Street is expected to be fully closed to allow the removal of the old bridge and the construction of the new bridge and roadway. The detour plan is still tentative, but the City expects that all other crossings such as Camrose Drive, Grand Drive, 44 Avenue, 47 Avenue and 54 Avenue will become busier. The City and the selected contractor will work together to provide a safe and efficient detour plan to minimize congestion and inconvenience. For more information about detour plans and updates, visit the City website at If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact the City of Camrose engineering department at or at 780.672.4428.


Murray Green, Camrose Booster Alison Barker Jevne of Bittern Lake submitted 21 entries in the Camrose and District Horticultural Society’s Rose City Rose and Lily Show on July 14 at the Masonic Hall. Bottom photo. Camrose and District Horticultural Society president Janine Carroll, left, and past president Diane Howes admire the winning entry in the Canada Day 150 Display category won by Elaine Hook during the Rose City Rose and Lily Show on July 14 at the Masonic Hall.

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Rosalind, Holden in Powerline Baseball League finals By Murray Green

The Rosalind Athletics won the opening game of the championship series 7-1 on Aug. 1. However, Holden came back with a close 8-7 win in the second match to force a final game.

Rosalind may have the home field advantage, but Holden won both games in the regular season matchup. The third game of the series is slated for Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. in Rosalind. Rosalind defeated the

Leduc Milleteers in two straight identical 15-5 games to win one of the semifinal matches in the Powerline Baseball League playoffs. In the other semifinal series the Holden Blue Jays win the series in three

games. They lost 2-1 in the opening game, but bounced back to win 6-1 and 15-3 to clinch the series. That sets up a final championship series between the defending champion Athletics and the Blue Jays.

Once the season is over, the top four teams will complete in playoffs. Rosalind will host Leduc and Holden will be at Tofield in the semifinals. The annual all-star game is also scheduled for Aug. 8 in Camrose.

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By Lori Larsen Camrose Police Service reminds residents to lock up their vehicles. It is the first line of protection against the theft of and from your vehicle and may very well be all it takes to deter potential crime. “We have seen a dramatic increase in the number of stolen vehicles and property stolen from within vehicles in all areas of Camrose,” said Camrose Police Service crime prevention officer Constable Kelly Bauer. CPS reports six stolen vehicles within Camrose in the last two weeks. Four of those vehicles were unlocked with the keys in the vehicle. “The message that we want to get out to the public is for everyone to simply lock up their vehicles!” It only takes a couple seconds to lock your vehicle just like it only takes a couple seconds to steal an unlocked vehicle. “We have seen unlocked vehicles stolen while the owner went into a business for a couple minutes, however we have also seen vehicles stolen from people’s driveways and garages,” commented Bauer. “The common denominator is that the vehicles were left unlocked and the keys were accessible to the suspect.

Car hoppers go from vehicle to vehicle at night checking to see if a vehicle is locked or unlocked. “If the thief doesn’t steal the vehicle then they will steal electronic devices, sunglasses, purses, wallets, personal information or anything else of value. It doesn’t matter what part of the City you live in because all areas have been victimized.” Even if your vehicle is locked, it is still advisable to remove any valuables while away from your vehicle or at the very least put them away out of sight. Car hoppers will also use garage door openers in unlocked vehicles to gain access to garages, possibly attached homes and then steal from there. “Leaving your vehicle unlocked is an open invitation for a thief! Please remove your valuables, remove your keys and lock your vehicles and protect yourself from being an easy target,” urged Bauer. If you hear or see anything suspicious contact police and if you feel you are witnessing a criminal offence (theft) in progress call 911. Be safe and smart... lock it or lose it.

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Martha Dorothy Johnston September 18, 1921 ~ August 3, 2017 Martha Dorothy Johnston of Wainwright, formerly of Camrose, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the age of 95 years. Left to cherish her memory are her children Leroy (Darlene) of Camrose, Colleen Johnston of Sherwood Park, Darryl (Connie) of Bittern Lake, Guy (Jackie) of Camrose and Sandra Johnston of Camrose; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Martha was predeceased by her husband Arvid; and three brothers Henry, Lawrence and one infant brother. A Funeral Service was held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from Camrose United Church with Rev. Brian Hunter and Rev. Mary Ann Pastuck officiating. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome. com.

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In loving memory of

Eric Arnold Borgstrom December 11, 1914 ~ August 8, 1987 Memories of Dad We still picture the way you used to walk with your hat worn slightly to the side, You always showed us love and kindness and did so with such pride. We miss the smell of your Old Spice cologne And your guidance that showed us the way, The little bits of gum and Tums in your pocket, And the stories of the good old days. We still see you in your rocking chair watching the ten o’clock news, Twiddling your thumbs while in thought, it was all a part of you. Although you are no longer with us, Dad, Our love for you is strong, For in each and every one of our hearts Your memory still lives on.

December 13, 1931 ~ July 29, 2017 Norman Henderson was born on December 13, 1931 to Earl and Mary Henderson of Duvernay Alberta. He attended school in Duvernay and Fort Saskatchewan. While still in his teens, he started working for the Canadian Exploration Company at Red Water and Peace River. Norm eventually transferred with the company to Edberg in 1952 where he met Irma Boden. Norm and Irma were married on March 6, 1953 at Ferry Point Lutheran Church. Norm worked for Boden Brothers Construction until 1971 when they decided to start Henderson Trucking Company. In 1975, the family moved to Camrose and eventually bought an acreage in 1985 on the outskirts of town. Norm and his boys hauled gravel and asphalt all over Alberta. An accident in 1995 ended Norm’s trucking career and the decision was made to sell the trucks. The next year, Norm and Irma sold the acreage and moved into Camrose where they resided for nineteen years. Norm passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital on July 29, 2017 at the age of 85 years with family at his side. Norm is survived by his wife of over sixty-four years, Irma; three sons Reg (Kathy) of Camrose, Murray (Cheryl) of Bawlf and Mark (Aileen) of Edberg; daughter Trudy of Victoria, BC; grandchildren Lindsay (Trevor) Urkow, Ashley (Dave) Bolivar, Scott (Michelle) Hauser, Kristopher (Kali) Hauser, Shelby Henderson, Nicolas Hauser, Brodie, Olivia and Paul Henderson; great-grandchildren Ethan Urkow and Jackson Ryan Bolivar; brother Lawrence (Dorothy); sisters Florence Kotow and Karen (Art) Anderson of Langley, BC; and sisters-in-law Georgette Henderson of Edmonton and June Henderson of Vancouver, BC. Norm was predeceased by his grandson Ryan Henderson; parents Earl and Mary; three brothers Alex, Ray and Jim; and two sisters Edith and Myrtle. A funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from Burgar Memorial Chapel with Rev. Calvin Skriver officiating. Inurnment has taken place at Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute or to the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. To send condolences, please visit

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Ruby Lorraine Fleetwood passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Moog and Friends Hospice House, Penticton, BC following a short battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving family; her husband Norman Gerald (Gerry) Fleetwood; her son Brent Lyseng and wife Jackie; daughter Shauna Lyseng; son Jason Lyseng and wife Sharon; stepdaughter Margaret Fleetwood and partner Mark; stepson Robin Fleetwood and wife Gitte; stepdaughter Jane Fix and husband Richard; her many beloved grandchildren; and many more extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her sisters Shirl and Joan. Ruby always wore her beautiful heart on her sleeve and her outspoken passion for life will truly be missed.  A Celebration of Life will be held at the acreage of Mr. Mike Davis in Grande Prairie, AB on August 26, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.  The family wishes to thank all their dear friends and family for their love and support as well as Ruby’s nurses for their compassionate care. In memory of Ruby, the family request that donations be made to the Moog and Friends Hospice in Penticton, BC.

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In loving memory of

Marilyn Jane (Pointkoski) Olson who passed away on August 9, 2015 We think of you in silence, We often speak your name. All we have are memories, And your picture in a frame. Our hearts still ache in sadness, And our tears continue to flow, For what it was to lose you, No one will ever know. Love Mom, Garry, Joan, Ken and Deb, Mark and Tara, Jason, Emmett and Adele

…would like to send a special thank you to the 9-1-1 ambulance attendants, firemen, the RCMP officer as well as the Daysland Hospital staff and support staff for the patience, understanding and special care given to us on the evening of June 1, 2017. We also want to send our appreciation to Burgar Funeral Home staff, Father Larry and staff for your helpfulness and understanding of our family’s needs. Also, a very special thank you to all of our family and friends for your support (phone calls, visits, flowers, food, cards and condolence, masses, donations and funeral attendance). – Margaret Sheldon (Cheryl and family), Kimberly (Sheldon and family), Michelle (Kevin and family)

Thelma Olsen Thelma Olsen of Camrose, AB was born on June 10, 1927. She passed away on July 31, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose at the age of 90 years. She is survived by her husband Alfred; sons Dennis and Keith (Anne); sister Eva; sister-in-law Lillus; and numerous family and friends. A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel in Camrose with Rev. Calvin Skriver officiating. Cremation has taken place and inurnment will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to CLBI.

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Larry James Nielson April 18, 1950 - July 29, 2017 Larry James Nielson of Camrose, Alberta passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the age of 67 years. Larry was born in Camrose, Alberta in 1950. He spent his years as a young teen raising his younger brother and sister, twins Kevin and Karen, after his father passed away and his mother had to go back into the workforce. This set the caring, giving, compassionate nature Larry would carry throughout his life. He stayed in the Camrose area starting out his career as a heavy duty mechanic and eventually ending up at Battle River Implements as Supporting Products Manager. He spent a few years in Ohaton on an acreage where he enjoyed spending time with his girls, Leandra and Erin, breaking horses, trying his hand at gardening (he grew the best corn!) and even dabbled in farming. He met his wife Gail in 1988, at the Windsor of all places. His favorite pastime was trying to put a smile on her face by teasing her incessantly; he was the yin to her yang. He unconditionally accepted Gail’s children, Jamie and Kim, as his son and daughter. They moved into Camrose where they had lots of friends and family. He enjoyed spending time in his garage puttering and entertaining the ever-present guests who would pop in and have a cold one. In addition to work and family, he loved racing stock cars, playing pool, cooking, camping (first in the Clampett-mobile and then later at their cottage at Elinor Lake), hunting and his all-time favorite, fishing. Larry truly was a teacher of life – from taking all the kids out fishing, making sure they caught one and getting a picture of their prize, to mentoring people at work. As his main focus was making sure everyone felt welcome and were well looked after, he never let you leave the table hungry, and you were always sure to get some of his famous pickles. He was a lover of animals, especially his Yorkies Izzy and Reese. He was a storyteller and had wisdom that made you wonder if there was anything he didn’t know. He had the BEST fish fries and the coffee was always on at the lake as his deck was a popular gathering place. He had a contagious laugh, a crinkly smile and a love for his granddaughters, Jayden and Delayna, that was unshakable. He had patience and strength that made you want to be a better person. Larry really was one of a kind – an amazing husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. The ripples of his life will live on through all the lives he touched. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Gail; children Leandra (Shawn) Brezinski of Stony Plain, Erin (Jamie) Kalynuk of Beaumont, Jamie (Jody) Bell of Sherwood Park and Kim (Trevor) Dyer of Camrose; two grandchildren; brothers Dennis (Lynne) of New Norway and Kevin (Nancy) of Camrose; sister Karen (Norman) Knull of Camrose; and son-in-law Layne Brezinski. Larry was predeceased by his parents Oscar and Elsie Nielson; and brother Don. We will miss you, Lar. A funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from CityLights Church with Rev. Bill Harder officiating. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Cystic Fibrosis Canada or to the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. To send condolences, please visit

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Terry Gunderson …would like to thank Dr. Kevyn Letley for your care and continuing effort to give Terry the best possible quality of life during the last six years. We are extremely obliged to Keeley and the Home Care team for tending to Terry’s needs and for your dedication to him throughout this last year. We cannot describe the comfort and warmth it brought to us knowing he was in your care. To Dr. Scott North, Richard Littleton, APN and the nursing staff at the Cross Cancer Institute: we will be forever grateful for the compassionate professionalism shown to Terry and our family as we went down a difficult road. There are no words for the appreciation we have for the wonderful yet extremely difficult job you do. To Dr. Minders and the staff of Unit 2 at St. Mary’s Hospital: thank you ever so much for the kindness and comfort you provided to us during Terry’s last days. Our hearts are full of gratitude to Bill Harder for your visits with Terry and the service you officiated. Thank you to Cam Parker and the staff of Burgar Funeral Home for your direction and empathy. We’d also like to acknowledge the lovely lunch provided by the ladies at the CityLights Church. Thank you to all who sent monetary donations to various charities and foundations; your generosity in Terry’s name was incredible. To those who visited Terry in the hospital, sent beautiful floral arrangements, brought food, sent cards, called us with loving words of consolation: the love and thoughtfulness we received will be forever cherished. – Adele, Meghan, Rob and Alyvia, Darcy, Kirsten, Corbyn and Adleigh

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Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Photos clockwise: Camrose Police Service’s new police chief Mark Neufeld and retired police officer Tom Coultis led the 2017 Kick ’n’ Country parade on Aug. 3. Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation were a new entry this year. An impressive 22-horse team carefully pulled six wagons through the parade. Fouryear-old Jackson Wocknitz shook hands with a friendly yellow parade pup. The Clan MacNaughton Pipes and Drums entertained the crowds. Camrose Fire Department showed up cooling down people with sprays of water. Camrose Skating Club members Mina Fowler and Meadow Mackinnon gave big waves to parade goers. Middle photo: the RCMP mounted ride sat proud and tall during the parade.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS 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. LOCAL CAMROSE AUTHOR PRESENTS: Three published books. Available in 28 countries and on eBay. 32,000+ online bookstores. JOINT SUMMER SERVICE – Kingman Rec Grounds, August 13, 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided. Bring lawnchairs. SCANDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH – will hold their annual Decoration Day August 13 at 9:00 a.m. (weather permitting) at the Scandia Cemetery with Rev. Charlotte Strecker-Baseler officiating. Coffee will be served after the service. Everyone is invited to attend.

ST. JOSEPH LUTHERAN CHURCH – will hold their annual Decoration Day August 20 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Charlotte Strecker-Baseler officiating. Coffee will be served after the service. Everyone is invited to attend. SIXTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY FOR STEWART AND JEANNE CAMPBELL – Round Hill Community Centre, Sunday, August 27, 1-4 p.m. Stop by for snacks and refreshments. Casual dress. No gifts please. B E R E AV E M E N T SUPPORT GROUP – For those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Monday evenings: September 25 to November 20, 2017, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital. To register, please call Shelly Dalueg at 780-679-2793 by September 18, 2017. BETHLEHEM CEMETERY DECORATION DAY – August 20, 2:00 pm. 15 km north of Camrose on Hwy 833, 1.2 km east. Brief program and coffee. Phone 780-672-6197 for info. CAMROSE AND AREA ANIMAL SHELTER SOCIETY – Second annual Pet Expo, Sat., August 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brick Camrose parking lot. See us on Facebook. Come out and have a fun day!

THANKS THANK YOU TO ROB AND ANGIE – Hauser Home Hardware staff, contractors and vendors, family and friends for the wonderful gifts and retirement party given in my honour of 46 years in the lumber business. Thanks for all the good times, your friendship and support! – Terry Nordin

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SERVICES SELF-INKING STAMPS – Every shape, size, and colour. We deliver, right to your office. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose. Call us at 780-672-3142. J.D.’s SMALL ENGINE REPAIR, SALES & SERVICE – Ph. 780-672-7649. DSS CONSTRUCTION Don’t put off those projects any longer! Give me a call and we can plan together. Devin Meakins, Ph. 780-853-1080 R.J.’S CONSTRUCTION Renovations, bathrooms, additions and repairs. Garages, concrete work. Arborite and tiles. 20 years’ experience in Camrose Call Rob, 780-672-0521 McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose THE SHIRT OFF MY BACK TAILORING HAS MOVED! TO ELAINE’S HOME in Camrose Please Call 780-672-4793 Tues. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thurs. Evening and Sat.: By Appointment Closed: Sun., Mon. and Holidays JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, Basements, Yards, Light hauling. Tom – 780-678-1847.

FOR LEASE 5031-46 STREET, CAMROSE – Available immediately. 1800-5400 sq. ft. in very nice building in great location on busy corner. Lots of signage, fresh exterior paint, new roof, large parking lot. Fenced yard, overhead door access. Owner willing to renovate to accommodate tenant’s needs. Call 780608-5222.


PRIME DOWNTOWN SINGLE OFFICE SPACE at 4979-50 Street with elevator access 150 sq. ft. $300/mo., utilities included Call 780-679-5085 NEWER VERY ATTRACTIVE, SPACIOUS, BRIGHT, QUIET LOCATION – Twobedroom, two baths. Four-plex. Ideal for adults. Excellent location to hospital, Rose Haven, and lovely Mirror Lake walking paths. Energy-efficient, five appliances. Reference required. No smoking, no pets or partiers. Be sure to view. 780-679-2170. TWO-BEDROOM SUITE – Spacious and bright in a fourplex apartment. Centrally located, clean, quiet, non-smoking building, no children, no pets. Completely renovated, available now. In keeping with our existing tenant profile, we are inviting inquiries from mature adults. $975/mo. rent includes heat and water. One month free rent on 12-month occupancy. Phone 780-679-7090. CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2505 ROOMS FOR RENT in the Scotney and Jacqueline character homes. Both are 2.5 blocks from university in Camrose. Clean, quiet and bright. Rent is $495 - $600 monthly plus DD and includes WiFi, utilities, recycle pick-up, yard care and snow removal. Partially furnished w/ shared laundry. (Some rooms are fully furnished for international students.) This is an affordable, quality accommodation that fills quickly. (Some rooms still available.) No partiers, smokers or pets allowed. Reduced rate over the summer for students. Please call Dave P., 780678-6163. TAMARACK PLACE Senior friendly community, smoke and pet-free. Features a social room, elevator and on-site manager. We are now accepting applications for our two-bedroom suites. All suites contain five appliances, including in-suite washer and dryer. Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Ph. 780-678-2621 MID-CITY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 1017197 Alberta Ltd. For All Your Rental Needs We have: • Duplexes • Houses • 4-Plexes • Condos • Apartments • Storage and more! Call 780-672-0662 or more info and listings or visit our ads on Kijiji

THREE-BDRM. TOWNHOUSE – Two baths in Ridgepoint. No smoking, no pets. $1200/mo. plus utilities. Contact Sean, 780-608-6310. NEW 2 -BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE UNIT – Energy efficient, quiet, superior craftsmanship. Five appliances including dishwasher, and laundry. Local owner managed. Seeking mature, responsible adult tenants. No smoking, no pets (small, older dogs welcome), no children. Yard work, snow shovelling provided. $1,000/mo., includes water. One month free rent on 12-month lease. 780679-7090. NEWER TWO-BEDROOM FOURPLEX Suite includes five appliances and is close to downtown area. Phone Rick, 780-608-5000 or George, 780-678-7610 ONLY TWO LEFT! TWO-BEDROOM TOWNHOUSES NOW AVAILABLE – Brand new, located in the Valleyview subdivision. Miles of paved walking trails just footsteps away! High-efficiency furnace and on-demand hot water offer wonderful savings on utilities. Five appliances. Private balcony. Upgraded fixtures, cabinetry and flooring. Snow removal and lawn mowing are provided. Local owner managed. Seeking long term, mature, responsible adult tenants, non-smoking, no children or pets (small, older dogs welcome). $1,150/mo., includes water. One month free rent on 12-month lease. Phone 780679-7090. TWO-BEDROOM BASEMENT SUITE – Close to downtown and university in Camrose. Recently renovated. Utilities, wifi, yard care, recycle pick-up all included. D.D. $1,200, rent $1,200. 780-678-6163. FOUR-PLEX SUITE – Two or three bedroom. 6008 Marler Drive. 780-718-1422. MAIN FLOOR OFFICE SPACE IN DOWNTOWN CAMROSE 110 sq. ft. office in newer building off main street. Very quiet neighbours. $210.37 monthly. Call Blain or Don, 780-672-3142 days. The most caring landlords in the business! BRIGHT TWO-BEDROOM – with balcony facing south across from Rosehaven (5320-47 Ave.), new appliances and large storage room in immaculately kept all seniors building. Rent and DD $775. Call onsite caretaker Barb at 780-608-2011. ONE AND TWO BEDROOM APT. SUITES – on main floor at 4806-46 Street. Newly renovated, $750-850/ mo. includes heat and water. No smokers, pets or partiers. Phone 780-672-5369 or 780-608-7556.

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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) ONE-BEDROOM SUITE – Rent $725/mo. plus DD, includes utilities. Shared laundry. No smokers or pets. Avail. Sept. 780-281-5075. APARTMENTS FOR RENT – 5210/5212-56 Street. 1-bedroom $775, 2-bedroom $900, 3-bedroom $1,050. DD $600. Water, heat, basic cable incl. No pets, partiers or smokers. One month FREE with one year lease. Call Dennis 780678-4368. CAMROSE SENIOR WILL TRADE – Basement suite for cleaning and cooking services. Utility costs to be negotiated. To learn more and obtain more information, call Dan at 780-281-3648. 5-BEDROOM, 2-BATH DUPLEX – $1500/mo. No partiers, pets or smokers. Working professionals or students. 780678-5272. THREE-BDRM. DUPLEX – In Valleyview. 2-1/2 baths, 5 appliances, single garage, additional parking. Family neighbourhood. No pets, no smoking. $1350/mo. plus utilities. 778238-2903. CLOSE TO CITY CENTRE AND UNIVERSITY – Very nice, bright 2-bedroom with balcony. Quiet apartment and area. Ideal for adults. No smokers, no pets. References required. Immediate possession. $100 move-in allowance. 780679-2170. NEAR MIRROR LAKE – Excellent access to hospital, downtown and Augustana Campus. 2-bedroom basement suite. Garage, washer, dryer, fridge, stove. Require mature individual, non-smoking and no pets. $850/mo., utilities included. References required. Available September 1. 780-988-6319.

HOUSEHOLD F olding 8 - ft. Wooden tables – $40 each or two for $70. 780877-2255. ASSORTED STEAM IRONS – Still in the box. $15 each. 780-877-2255. DOWNSIZING SALE – Chesterfield and matching loveseat, like new. Oak table and much more! 780-679-0115. CHESTERFIELD AND 3 EASY CHAIRS – $100 for all! 780-877-2255.

ESTATE SALE FOR BEN AND WERNER STADEL – 5235-52 Avenue, Bashaw. Sat., August 12, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun., August 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Everything must go!” Also includes a very good selection of fishing supplies. Stop, Drop and Breathe

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MACHINERY SWATHER NO LONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142. CANOLA ROLLER – 8’, excellent condition. $750. 6’ Canola Roller – $50. 780374-2317. 780-608-3377.

MISCELLANEOUS PIPE – Tubing from 1 1/4” to 3 1/2”. Sucker rod - 3/4”, 7/8” and 1”. Line pipe and Casing also available. Wainwright, AB. 1-800-661-7858. BICYCLES, ASSORTED – $50 each or two for $80. 780877-2255. WEST BEND 30 CUP COFFEE MAKER – Still in the box. $25. 780-877-2255. 2016 JOHN DEERE X380 LAWN MOWER – 22 hp, 54” belly mount mower table. Only 30 hours. Asking $5,800 obo. Call Terry at 780-672-7198.

GARAGE SALES GARAGE SALE / MOVING SALE – 50003 Range Road 202, Sat., August 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tools, camping equipment, furniture, lots of misc. items.

2012 FORD F250 SUPER CAB – with tow package, 5th wheel rails and hitch, plug in box, 6.2 L gas, 6-speed trans. 120,000 km. $18,900 obo. Phone 780-679-7403.

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My three-year-old son stood up in his chair after supper and flung his bib, spilling a mixture of rice and peas across the freshly-vacuumed dining room floor. I gave him a time out and asked him to please clean up the mess. He said no. I sighed. My six-year-old son asked “Mom, are you feeling angry or frustrated right now?” It was a good question. We had been talking lately about those two feelings, after “the night that mommy yelled.” The same night that my two boys had a water bottle fight in their bedroom, well after bedtime, soaking two sets of sheets and bedding, while I was with my daughter. It had been the fourth or fifth night in a row (I had lost track) that I had put the kids to bed on my own, while my husband was out working during the height of storm season. I did some research that night to learn some new tips on managing anger and found an amazing website called Controlling anger is a life skill and one that is sorely tested with little ones underfoot. Yet if we can find a way to manage our anger, then we are also role modelling this skill for our children. One mom I know has told me she doesn’t want to have any more children because she isn’t sure who she is when she yells at her kids. Anger can be such a scary emotion, and isn’t effective at getting a message across to children. A friend of mine says her mom yelled a lot when they were growing up and by the time they were teenagers, they would roll their eyes (out of sight of their mother, I hope) when they heard it and think “oh there’s mom, yelling again.” The tips I learned went far beyond counting to 10. The next day, I put the plan into motion. First, I apologized to my children because I had essentially had an adult temper tantrum. If I mess up, I apologize, because I expect them to do the same. Then I explained what steps I would be taking so that I wasn’t a yelling mom. Tip #1: Stop, Drop (your agenda) and Breathe. Well, I’ll tell you, after the rice and pea incident I was doing so much breathing I was nearly hyperventilating. Tip #2: Give yourself a time out. The kids thought this sounded hilarious. After we had exhausted the pattern of time out; clean up your mess; him saying no, I went into my room. I quietly closed the door. Laid on my back. Pulled up the covers. And thought about something completely different. Still no yelling. Tip #3: Smile or laugh. The idea is that you are tricking your body into realizing that this isn’t a fight situation. I haven’t actually tried this one yet; I think it would be really creepy if you thought someone was about to blow their cool and they suddenly started smiling or laughing. I would think: that’s it, I’m dead. Kind of like the time I somehow was the cause of my older brother getting toothpaste all over himself one morning; he gave me a look that told me that was it, my life was over, then proceeded to chase me around the yard. Tip #4: Repeat the words “this is not an emergency”. This is to let your body know that you aren’t in a dangerous situation. I like this one, and now I can be heard saying it out loud when I am in challenging situations. I was repeating it, while we cleaned up the rice and pea mess on the floor together, and my daughter, who was sitting at the table, gave me a huge grin and a big thumbs up. She knew what I was doing. I explained to my children that to me, anger is a clenched up feeling, whereas frustration is more of a big breath out and sigh kind of feeling. Later in the day after discussing this, my six-year-old asked again what frustration felt like. Then he said that he had done Stop, Drop and Breathe earlier that day while he was feeling frustrated. Success! Now it’s time to research new tips and techniques for potty training…wish me luck!


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Museum turns 50 By Lori Larsen

On Aug. 19, starting at 10 a.m., the Camrose and District Centennial Museum will be celebrating 50 years of preserving the history of Camrose and area with a day filled with entertainment, games and tours of the museum. “Because it is the 50th birthday, we are trying to focus on the earlier years of the museum, celebrating that commemorating early volunteers and lifetime members,” said Museum coordinator Dariya Veenstra. Veenstra added that they want to encourage decedents of lifetime members to come to the museum any time, but especially that day and help celebrate their families contributions to Camrose and area. “We have a museum volunteer who is working on a photo album project of old photos for a special 50th birthday exhibit,” explained Veenstra. Along with the museum displays and exhibits, guests are invited to tour the facility and listen to interpretive presentations throughout the grounds and view live demonstrations of some of the equipment, tools and machines of days gone by. “We will be having demonstrations of blacksmithing, spinning wheels and quilting and, of course, the steam engine. We also hope to have the lino typesetter up and running for that day.” Local acting talent will also be reenacting some of the characters of days gone by. In an effort to combine education with fun, the museum will be putting on a penny candy game where attendees will have a budget of 10 or 20 pennies that they can spend on candy valued at 1967 prices at a makeshift general store. “They can also earn more pennies through other games and by attending the interpretive presentations,” said museum volunteer Stephanie Olson. “All the candy was donated by Wild Rose Co-op.” Entertaining guests will be guitarist/vocalist Hal Strudwick, guitarist/vocalist Alex Mantai, singer/banjo player Devin Rehm and fiddle player Ethan Hardy. Rebecca’s Bistro & Sweet Treats are donating a cupcake-tiered cake, decorated in keeping with the museum birthday theme and a local food vendor will also be on site. Bring the family and have a picnic lunch on the museum grounds. Join the museum in celebrating the founders of Camrose and the volunteers who keep Camrose and area’s history viable during the 50th birthday celebrations.

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As a Grain Buyer at Viterra, you will build relationships directly with farmer customers to educate and deliver information regarding grain marketing and contract programs that will maximize their business operations. You will also coordinate grain deliveries and perform appropriate administration associated with your customer transactions. Ideal candidates in this role will have proven experience in a customer service or sales capacity. Experience in the agricultural industry will be considered an asset. Educational requirements include a post-secondary education in agribusiness, business administration, sales and/or marketing with consideration given to equivalent combination of work experience and education. Applicants must have a basic understanding of the Canadian grain industry, exceptional communications and relationship building skills, along with the aptitude to influence and assist your clients in making decisions. Tracking number: R-4456 Viterra offers a competitive salary and benefits plan. For more information and to apply, please visit Viterra is Canada’s grain industry leader, supported by the expertise of its people, a superior network of assets, and unrivalled connections to world markets. Headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, our commitment to agriculture goes back over 100 years, partnering with farmers to market and move their crops to areas of need around the world. Guided by our values of integrity, trust and respect, our goal is to achieve a workforce as diverse as the people we serve. We encourage aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, women, visible minorities and others to join our team.

Available Positions • Food Service Supervisors (FSS) – Full-time / shift work, Minimum 1 to 2 years’ industry experience, $14.00 per hour plus benefits depending on experience • Food Service Attendants (FSA) – Part-time / Full-time shift work, no experience or education necessary, $12.20 / $13.25 per hour plus benefits depending on availability and experience • Graveyard Shift Positions for FSS and FSA – Bonus: $25.00 per graveyard shift spanning 12:00 midnight to 5:00 am Hiring for 796005 Alberta Ltd. o/a Tim Hortons West, 6602-48 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 4R1 • FSS • FSA • 6 Graveyard FSS • 6 Graveyard FSA – All starting ASAP Apply by mail, phone 780-608-7626 (Roxy/Ken) or fax 780-672-9455 Hiring for 1256146 Alberta Ltd. o/a Tim Hortons East, 3601-48 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 1L8 • FSS • FSA • 6 Graveyard FSS • 6 Graveyard FSA – All starting ASAP Apply by mail, phone 780-672-5087 (Diane/Dave) or fax 780-672-8808


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CASUAL CRISIS INTERVENTION WORKER Camrose Women’s Shelter Society operates a 22 bed facility that offers services in support of women and children requiring emergency shelter due to domestic violence, crisis situations or homelessness. We are currently recruiting for the position of Casual Crisis Intervention Worker. The Casual Crisis Intervention Worker plays an important role in facilitating the overall success of our team on an on call basis. Casual Crisis Intervention Workers act and communicate with the highest degree of professionalism. They represent the agency positively both within and outside the Shelter. Consideration will be given to candidates with a degree or diploma in Human Services or related disciplines, and/or related experience working in a shelter or crisis oriented field. Preferred applicants have compassion and a firm understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence, have worked with families, in women’s programs or have experience with residential programs. Current First Aid, CPR, criminal record and child welfare checks are required. Shift work is also required. Starting wage is $21.30. Application closing date: August 21, 2017 Please forward applications to: Email: Fax: 780-679-4999 Mailing: Box 1405, Camrose, AB T4V 1X3 We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for consideration will be contacted.

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There is a career opportunity available at RONA (Camrose, Store #615). Reporting to the Merchandising Manager, the Merchandising Team Member plays a key role in providing an extraordinary experience for customers through the execution of merchandising throughout the store that maximizes sales and margin. The Merchandising Team Member also provides exceptional service to RONA customers with their product needs. If you enjoy working with your hands and thrive in a team environment, we have a great opportunity for you! RESPONSIBILITIES • Initiate contact with every customer, guide customers to departments, and provide products and services • Coordinate with Receiving Team to determine arrival of products • Assist in replenishing store shelves; sort and unpack product that has been delivered and put the product in the appropriate department location (according to RONA Merchandising Standards) • Maintain a positive customer shopping experience through organization and appropriate signage • Perform daily price changes from Daily Price Change Report • Assist in maintaining store inventory data accuracy and participate in inventory counts QUALIFICATIONS • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and provide support to other team members • Excellent listening and communication skills • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills • Time management and problem solving skills • Proficient computer skills • Ability to perform job duties that involve stretching, bending, lifting and carrying medium to heavy products • Equipment experience (forklift, reach, picker) an asset If you are interested in this position, please submit your resumé and cover letter via email to the following: RONA Camrose – Store #615 Attention: Dave Kowal Email: RONA Inc. is a major Canadian retailer and distributor of hardware, building materials and home renovation products. The Corporation operates a network of over 500 corporate, franchise and affiliate stores under several banners and in a number of complementary formats. With its eight distribution centres and its specialized TruServ Canada wholesaler, RONA serves its network as well as many independent dealers operating under different banners. With some 24,000 employees, the Corporation generates annual consolidated sales of $4.2 billion.

Axemen beat horses By Murray Green

The Camrose Axemen men’s baseball team crushed the Sturgeon Paladins 15-3 in North Central Alberta Baseball League action on July 27. Camrose improved to 4-11 on the season, but will miss the cut-off for the playoffs with the top four teams advancing. The playoff semifinals will be played in Westlock on Aug. 18 and 19. The final series will be in Edmonton on Aug. 26 and 27 on the former Telus Field, now called the Edmonton Professional Field.

BIRTHS To Jessica and Michael

Twerdun of Round Hill, a son on July 26. To Amanda and Eric Kroetch, of Camrose, a daughter on July 27. To Katelyn and Kyler Thiessen, of New Norway, a son on July 28.

Battle River Feeders Association Ltd. is currently looking to fill the position of


The successful applicant will be responsible for checking livestock and will require a reliable vehicle. Resumés can be dropped off at our office located at 4816-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB OR faxed to 780-672-0726 OR emailed to All resumés must be submitted by September 1, 2017 – only serious applicants need apply.

DEATHS Norman Henderson, of

Camrose, formerly of Edberg, on July 29. Larry James Nielson, of Camrose, on July 29, at 67 years of age. Thelma Olsen, of Camrose, on July 31, at 90 years of age. Joan Braseth, of Camrose, on August 2, at 77 years of age. Martha Dorothy Johnston, of Wainwright, formerly of Camrose, on August 3, at 95 years of age.

Accounting Supervisor

Battle River Power Coop is a cooperative electric utility in Central Alberta supplying electricity to about 8,200 rural members. We have a staff of about 50 employees engaged in all aspects of power distribution from installation to maintenance to billing, all administered from the same office near Camrose, Alberta. General Summary: • Responsible for keeping an accurate and up-to-date set of books for the Coop • The position includes the day-to-day operating accounting for the Coop • Controller Battle River Power Coop • Coordinate with Company Auditing Firm • Financial and Management Analysis of the Business • Require to follow the approved Compliance Plan and all training materials, policy and procedures for the Battle River Wires Division Regulated Rate Option and the Battle River Energy Division Affiliated Rate Option Qualifications: • Business Administration Diploma majoring in Accounting • Professional Designation or in the process of acquiring a Designation would be an asset • Computer literate • Strong organizational skills • Strong self-management skills • ACCPAC • Possible CGA or CMA Hours of Operation: Hours of operation are generally 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Salary and Benefits: Battle River Power Coop offers a competitive salary, attractive benefits and a positive work environment. The starting salary for this position will be based upon the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Applications: Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and current resumé via email or to address below by August 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be completed. Please submit your resumé to: Battle River Power Coop Attention: Human Resources Box 1420, Camrose, AB T4V 1X3 Fax: 780-672-7969 Email:

IT Systems Analyst II Full-time position Camrose, AB The Bethany Group is seeking an IT Support Analyst to join our team. The successful applicant must be service oriented with strong technical and problem solving skills. The candidate will be responsible for providing operational support for existing systems as well as participation in projects implementing new systems. The candidate must be self-motivated and have strong organizational and communication skills. He/She must enjoy continued learning, evaluating and sharing of knowledge for the betterment, development and growth of the entire organization. As a team player, the candidate will be a key member in both operational and project based work and will provide back-up coverage for various team members when required. EXPERIENCE: • Experience with MS Office 365 and Microsoft Products desired. • Experience with networking and CISCO network infrastructure desired. • Previous knowledge/experience working with VOIP technology desired. • Experience with both on-premises and cloud-based systems desired. • Experience in a multidisciplinary team environment required. • Previous support in a user support role required. • Experience with server VM server management desired. • Experience providing excellent Customer Service required. Closing Date:

When suitable candidate found The Bethany Group offers a competitive salary and benefits To apply for this position, please go to our website at: click on CAREERS and follow the links. Email:

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Having the privacy of your own home with carefree living is exactly what this condo in Ridgepoint offers. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, it also offers plenty of space. Centrally located, this home is close to schools, playing fields, an amazing playground and is minutes from the hub of downtown. The open concept and large front window allows for lots of natural light and gives the home a large, airy feeling. The home is accented with trendy light paint colours. The kitchen has plenty of storage with oak cabinets plus a convenient pantry and an island that keeps guests or children close by while you are preparing meals. Completing the main floor is a laundry area and two-piece powder room. The lower level contains a four-piece

bathroom and three bedrooms including a good-sized master bedroom. The cooler temperatures in the lower level make it the perfect place to get a good night’s sleep. A deck off the back of the home gives homeowners a great place to enjoy warm summer evenings and barbecuing. This well-maintained home is ideal for an investment or for a retiree or university student who wants the comfort of their own home with the freedom of less home maintenance. Included in the purchase are the fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer and dryer, freezer and window coverings. This very affordable home, located at 4702-53 Avenue, is priced at $189,900. There will be an open house on Thursday, Aug. 10 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. or for a personal viewing contact Tylor Keller or Cole Walker at: Central Agencies Inc.

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RO U N D H I LL BUNGALOW! ... Perfect starter or investment property. Park-like setting neighbourhood. If you’re looking for that character house in a small community, this home may be ideal for you! Asking $120,000 CA0095161 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY IN OHATON! ... Looking for a property to located your business or just need more space? This is a good opportunity! 1488 sq. ft. bldg. w/good workshop area, overhead door access. Exc. 8’x20’ office trailer available all set up. Located just minutes from Camrose. Take a look! Asking $89,000 CA0093961 NEW NORWAY BARE SERVICED LOT ... ready, waiting for your dream home. Water, sewer, power. Beautifully landscaped w/trees, decorative shrubbery, lge. garden area, flower beds. Fantastic school system, short distance from Camrose! Asking $54,000 CA0060120 PEACE AND QUIET LAKE LIVING – FERINTOSH! … This cozy 1-bdrm. home has been reno’d, is available for immedieate possession. Private yard, mature trees, detached garage. Wonderful price! Asking $89,000 CA0108421 STETTLER … This lovely mobile features 3 bdrm., 2 full baths, nice sized LR, eat-in kitchen w/loads of cabinetry space, a/c. Bright solarium, detached garage. Have a look! Asking $164,900 CA0108172 ENJOY LIFE AT THE LAKE! … This mobile on 2 lots is the perfect getaway spot for you and your family. Take a drive and go see what Pelican Point is all about! Asking $249,000 CA0103914 STUNNING BUNGALOW IN DAYSLAND … G! EW LI STIN 4-bdrm., 3-bath, N 1707 sq. ft. home close to school, golf course, all downtown amenities. Many upgrades. A must see! Asking $530,000 CA0110647 G R E A T O P P O RTU N IT Y IN KILLAM! ... Commercial bldg. w/Hwy. exposure. This 5168 sq. ft. building features office space, board rooms, staff area, 2 lge. bays in rear, fully fenced site. This 3.98 acre parcel is ideally set up for your expanding company! Asking $399,000 CA0077617 BEAUTIFUL QUALITY BUILT BUNGALOW IN N DLY! DAYSLAND! … IE FR R IO SE N gorgeous home! 9’, vaulted ceilAbsolutely ings, gorgeous bamboo flooring, lots of bright windows. Gourmet kitchen w/granite, lovely bright dinette w/patio doors to amazing deck. Awesome great room, huge master, superb en suite! Exc. MF laundry, awesome yard, attached htd. garage, RV parking, a/c + more! You’ll love it! Asking $329,900 CA0074085 NICE SIZE LOTS! ... Affordably priced in hamlet of CA0090478 Kingman. Starting at $49,900

WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY ... to have your own corner lake lot in the summer village of White Sands! Steps away from the beach! Don’t miss out! Asking $149,900 CA0095261 UPDATED BARRIERFREE HOME … in Daysland. Wheelchair accessible, open living space, enclosed elevator, many daily aides incl. Updated kitchen, vinyl windows, elec. panel, low maint. flrg. Single garage, 12’x32’ deck, immediate poss. CA0101339 Asking $155,000

DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY! … Located on lge. lot in Bawlf, this home features 1320 sq. ft., 4 bdrm., 3 baths, open kitchen area. Deck, dble. garage, nicely landscaped yard. Wonderful community! Asking $139,900 CA0108533 WOW! YOU’LL LOVE THE PEACEFUL L I F E ST Y L E , VIEWS, LOCATION OF THIS TILLICUM BEACH PROPERTY! ... Ideal summer retreat or year-around home. 1144 sq. ft. walkout bungalow home w/open design, vaulted ceilings. Spacious kitchen, living areas. Upper deck w/awesome views! Exc. walkout bsmt. w/ huge family/games room. Private setting, 24’x28’ htd. garage. Asking $309,900 CA0108888


STRIK ING HOME IN ROUND HILL! … Modern, open concept design, spacious kitchen, centre island, corner pantry. Both bdrm. have WI closets! MF laundry. Quiet area, perfect home for any buyer! CA0109809 Asking $264,900 GREAT STARTER OR INVESTMENT P RO P E RT Y IN BASHAW! ... 3 bedroom REDUCE D! 1094 sq. ft. home close to all amenities. This home can be made into a nice “homey” bungalow. Priced to sell! Asking $59,900 CA0110303 PIE SHAPED LOT IN QUAINT SHERMAN PARK SUBDIVISION, RED DEER LAKE... Check out the options this property provides for quiet country living or for your leisure and rec. periods. Asking $26,000 CA0109931 LOCATED IN THE BEAUTIFUL LITTLE COM M U N ITY OF DAYSLAND! ... Recently G! N EW LI STIN remodeled 3-bdrm. bungalow. Bright, open floor plan situated on 6000 sq. ft. lot. Close to hospital, downtown, park! perfect for first time home buyer or an investor. So much value for such a fantastic price! Only $89,900 CA0111477 CHARMING AND WELL MAINTAINED ... 3 bdrm., 1 bath home in New Norway. Home G! N EW LI STIN features upgraded bath, cottage feeling, lge. lot, fully fenced yard, private setting! A must see. CA0111910 Asking $159,900


WOW! EXCEPTIONAL ACREAGE W/AMAZING YARD SETTING. IT’S PERFECT!... For hobbyist, LU small E! business or rec. NAL VA use!EX Impressive built 1,818 sq. ft. home CE PTIOcustom only minutes from Camrose, just off pavement. Wow! Awesome 32’x48’ workshop, it’s the MAN CAVE you dreamed of! This beautiful home feat. 9’ vaulted ceilings, bright windows w/dormers, lovely hardwood floors. Awesome gourmet kitchen, bright dinette, cozy great room, superb master and en suite, MF laundry. Awesome park setting and lifestyle! Exceptional opportunity! Asking $679,900 CA0101671 REMARKABLE CUSTOM BUILT RAISED B U N G A LO W ! … 1885 sq. ft. on 11.05 acres. Cross fenced, 4 good outbuildings incl. 24’x28’ htd. shop, dugout, lge. garden, ICF foundation w/infloor heat, 9’ ceilings, hardwood/tile/cork flooring, HRV unit, triple pane windows. Fully fin., move-in ready. Minutes to Camrose! Asking $685,000 CA0103277 BEAUTIFULLY LOCATED ACREAGE … barely 15 min. to Camrose, next to Battle River Valley. Built in 1998. 1672 sq. ft. bungalow, 3 bdrm. 2 baths, vaulted ceiling, gas/ wood FP, vinyl windows + more. 24’x28’ garage, 19’x31’ shelter w/concrete floor, penned area, dugout. Lovely location! Asking $409,900 CA0103616 A C R E A G E PARADISE ... a lifestyle you’ll love! 7.07 acres 2 min. from Camrose on pvmt. Perfect for hobbyist, rec use. Exc. 3+3 bdrm. 1640 sq. ft. open concept bungalow. Beautiful LR, fantastic kitchen, bright dinette w/huge covered deck. Superb master/ en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., in-floor htg. w/huge family/games room. 30’x24’x26’ htd. garage. Htd. 32’x48’ shop, 14’x48’ storage, barn and lots more! It’s perfect! Asking $750,000 CA0109012 OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE THIS ACREAGE WITHIN CAMROSE CITY LIMITS! … 2.24 acres, beautiful 2 storey home w/ over 2000 sq. ft., 4 bdrm., 3 baths, greenhouse amenities. This is a must see to appreciate the value of this property and home! Close to parks, trails. Asking $989,900 CA0112117

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COZY ACREAGE JUST SOUTH OF EDBERG! ... Many updates in recent years – plumbing, elec., upstairs vinyl windows, hardwood flrg., baths + more! Awesome 30’x40’ shop w/garage, work space + upper level flex room. Nice and private! Asking $332,500 CA0109443 ENJOY COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS FINEST … on this beautiful, peaceful quarter section only min. from Camrose! 2564 sq. ft. 2-storey boasts open concept kitchen, DR and LR, 5 bdrm., 3 full baths, 1 half bath, den, office, bonus room, much more. Dble. htd. garage, professionally, well maintained, landscaped yard, back deck, front porch, htd. shop, garden shed, various outbuildings, dugouts, firepit area + more! Asking $895,000 CA0105620 80 SPECTACULAR ACRES ... of all natural prairie! Have you been looking for a place to build your dream acreage? Somewhere where your kids can enjoy the fresh air, get outside, raise a few animals and enjoy everything the country has to offer? Only 20 minutes from Camrose. Asking $250,000 CA0101409 AWESOME ACREAGE LIFESTYLE, COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS, ON PAVE… Exc. energy eff. ! EAMENT! AN AR G Macres, home, Hwy 617. 1770 sq. ft. home. ICF KIN4.3 basement, ICF MF w/in-floor htg all 3 lvls. You’ll love the warmth, rustic finish, countryside views, bright windows, beautiful staircase and ceilings. Cozy LR, bright dinette, exc. kitchen, MF laundry, superb master, exc. bsmt. and more! Country lifestyle and décor, you’ll love it! Ask $549,000 CA0101513 BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM BUILT 1585 SQ. FT. HOME … within 12 min. of CamG! IN ST LI N EW rose! 5 bdrm., 3 bath farm-style bungalow is very well maintained. Open, inviting floor plan, cozy FP, MF laundry, wonderful bsmt. dev. + much more! Ideal if you’re looking for a quarter section so close to town. CA0111704 Asking $1,085,000

FOR RENT OR LEASE E XC ELLEN T OFFICE OR BUSINESS LOC AT ION ! … Awesome 2,250 sq. ft. area. Two large meeting rooms, very nice reception area, 3 baths and offices. Independent utilities, AC and excellent parking. Taxes and insurance are included. Great location! Asking $2,200/month CA0099504

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B E A U T I F U L BUNGALOW IN MATURE AREA … close to schools, ! G LISTIN W vinyl parks.NE MF windows, hardwood flrg., fin. bsmt. 24’x28’ garage, RV parking. Newer shingles, updated furnace/HW tank. Immed. possess! Asking $267,900 CA0111767

Thur., Aug. 10, 4-6 pm #41, 4702-53 Street “Home of the week, see page 31!” RIDGE POINT CONDO … centrally located, close to schools, downtown. Well maintained 3-bdrm., 2 bath unit w/open conE! vaulted ceilings, cept PR ICplan, W floor NE oak cabinetry, MF laundry. Deck out back. Perfect for first time home owner or investment property. Asking $189,900 CA0108958

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E X C E P T I O N A L LY BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW … backing onto water in Valleyview West subdivision! This stunning home features vaulted ceilings, flex room, gas FP, awesome master w/5-pce. en suite, a/c. 24’x24’ garage. Asking $564,900 CA0096217

Thur., Aug. 10, 11am-1pm 5304-60 Street “On Golf Course” BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW, PRIVATE SETTING BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! … You’ll love the cul-de-sac location, awesome park views. 1368 sq. ft., 5-bdrm. home all recently upgraded, rejuvenated! Spacious bright open design. Exc. kitchen, quartz countertops, superb views from bright dinette, private deck. Lovely LR, spacious mater, MF laundry. Huge family/games room + more! Beautifully landscaped yard. A must see! CA0110056 Asking $458,800

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FANTASTIC INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY … in the heart of Camrose! Great exposure, close to STING ! 4-plex NEW LIuniversity. downtown, features four 2-bdrm. units, each individually metred. Built w/Hardiplank siding, ICF block foundation. Good track record, proven cash flow. 4-plex right beside it is also for sale, CA0111038. Asking $629,000 CA0110037 BEAUTIFUL, QUALITY BUILT BUNGALOW, VALLEYVIEW WEST! … Premier lifestyle, C! cul-de-sac location. Absolutely gorgeous home, SA L-DEyou’ll loveCUthe quality and craftsmanship! Featuring beautiful 12’9’ and coffered ceilings, open stairwell, bright windows, gorgeous hardwood flooring. Amazing gourmet kitchen, granite, walkthrough pantry, prep centre. Lovely dinette, awesome great room, cozy FP. Impressive master/en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., in-floor htg., huge family/games/media room. Huge yard, covered decks, htd. garage, RV parking + more! It’s perfect! CA0099090 Asking $649,900 BEAUTIFUL WALKOUT … 2-storey backing onto park, playground in RK! PA N Creekview! You’ll love the O UT WALKOlifestyle location, w/walking trails close by. Awesome kitchen, huge island, granite, WT pantry, Park views from dinette, great room, FP, den, MF laundry, 3 living areas, 4 upper bdrm., superb master, en suite, a/c. Beautifully landscaped yard, awesome 31’x26’ garage + more! Better than new, just move in! Ask $579,500 CA0106231 FAMILY HOME IN HIGHLY DESIRABLE ! G IN N E I G H BOURNEW LIST HOOD OF CENTURY MEADOWS! … 1961 sq. ft., 4 bdrm., 3 baths, fully fin. 1.5 storey won’t disappoint you! Warm and inviting floor plan w/many upgrades incl. new windows. This is a must see! Asking $419,000 CA0110706 BEAUTIFUL BI-LEVEL, BACKING ONTO FIELD IN CREEKSIDE … Wow! Perfect gem w/countryside views! You’ll love this beautiful home, bright open plan, vaulted ceilings, exc. location! Superb kitchen, lge. island, WI pantry, spacious dinette, lovely bright LR, superb master, en suite. Exc. bsmt. dev., lge. media/ family room w/cozy FP. Awesome yard, fenced, private deck + more! CA0112385 Asking $339,000 GORGEOUS CUSTOM BUILT BUNGALOW IN VALLEYVIEW! ... You’ll love the lifestyle, valley view walking 9’, coffered ! ALOWtrails. BUNGhardwood ceilings, beautiful flooring, gorPER FECT geous kitchen cabinetry, granite countertops. Lovely LR, spacious dinette, superb master, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. dev., in-floor htg., 9’ ceilings. Awesome yard, veranda, deck, courtyard, fenced, oversized 24’x26’ garage, RV option + more! Now only $519,000 CA0093233


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VA LL EXCEPTIONALLY BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW … backing onto water in Valleyview West subdivision! This stunning home features vaulted ceilings, flex room, gas FP, awesome master w/5-pce. en suite, a/c. 24’x24’ garage. CA0096217 Asking $564,900

GORGEOUS BUNGALOW! CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION! • 1440 sq. ft. • 26’x26’/28’ garage Asking $485,162 CA0098057

NEW FLOOR PLAN OFFERS LOVELY FOYER, … spacious great room, MF laundry. Beautiful kitchen c/w quartz countertops, lge. centre island, corner pantry, gorgeous maple cabinets. Great master w/WI closet, 5-pce. en suite + much more! Asking $429,900 CA0109432

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CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 NEXT TO NEW BUNGALOW CO M P L E T E LY FINISHED! … 1520 sq. ft. main level w/vaulted ceilings, hardwood/tile floors, granite counters, den, 5-pce. en suite, MF laundry, htd. 22’x24’ garage, 2 gas FP, 2 en suite baths. 2-tiered deck, fenced yard! WOW! Asking $497,500 CA0105732 BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT BUNUT! IN VALKOGALOW EW WAL VIPremier LEYVIEW! location w/valley views! VA LLEY… Exc. quality, impressive floor plan! 9’ ceilings, beautiful hardwood flooring, bright window pkg. Amazing kitchen, huge island, breakfast bar. Awesome great room, dinette w/views. Superb master, en suite, MF laundry, exc. walkout bsmt., in-floor htg., huge family room, games area, custom bar, a/c. Awesome yard, covered deck, 26’x 32’ htd. garage all fin., RV parking, lots more! You’ll love it! CA0106106 Asking $747,900 EXC. BUNGALOW W/ AWESOME GARAGE/ WORKSHOP! ... You’ll love the location, lifestyle, by Mirror Lake walking trails, city centre. Beautiful 1860 sq. ft. custom built home w/ amazing kitchen w/lge. island, pantry, dble. ovens + more! Exc. DR, LR areas w/easy access to lge. 2-tiered private deck. Superb master, en suite. MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., huge family/ games area. Exc. private yard, sprinklers. Awesome 30’x46’ garage/workshop, in-floor htg., full bath. Asking $539,900 CA0109370 EXC. HOME IN QUIET CUL-DE-SAC BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! … This custom built home will please any growing family and offers vaulted ceilings, 2 wood FP, multiple living areas, exc. kitchen w/one-of-a-kind dinette, lge. master w/4-pce. en suite. 22’x26’ garage, beautiful yard + much more! Asking $575,000 CA0109971 EXC. 5-BDRM., 3 BATH BI-LEVEL HOME … located on Park Ridge Drive. Vaulted ceilings, lge. open kitchen, DR, master en suite w/jetted tub, master WI closet. Maintenance free deck, BBQ gas hookup, landscaped yard, oversized htd. garage, RV parking space + much more! Very well maintained home. Ask $479,900 CA0104804 STUNNING CUSTOM BUILT 5-BDRM. WALKOUT HOME ... in Creekview. Features incl. inviting open floor plan, gorgeous chef’s kitchen w/custom cabinetry. Grand deck to catch sunsets overlooking prof. landscaped backyard. Fin. walkout bsmt. w/wet bar. Don’t miss out on this superb home! CA0100555 Asking $609,900 FANTASTIC INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY … in the heart of Camrose! Great exposure, close to ! G STIN NEW LIuniversity. downtown, 4-plex features four 2-bdrm. units, each individually metred. Built w/Hardiplank siding, ICF block foundation. Good track record, proven cash flow. 4-plex right beside it is also for sale, CA0111037. Asking $629,000 CA0110038 BEAUTIFUL PARKSIDE BUNGALOW – VALLEYVIEW! … PAR K SIDE! Located by park, valley walking trails. Front covered veranda, 9’ and coffered ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, cozy FP, exc. kitchen, granite, lge. island, pantry, superb MF laundry, superb master/en suite. Cozy in-floor bsmt. htg. Beautiful yard, 23’x26’ htd. garage, RV parking, covered deck. You’ll love it! Asking $459,900 CA0103456 BRAND NEW BUNGALOW … Quartz kitchen counters, FP, vinyl plank flg., ! STINGvaulted MF laundry, WILI pantry, ceiling. Bsmt. NEW framed for future dev. Covered porch, 11’x18’ deck, triple car garage. CA0111562 Asking $429,900 QUALITY CUSTOM BUILT BUNGALOW IN VALLEYVIEW ... close to walking paths, playground! E! PR IC Ww/4 Open floorNE plan bdrm., 4 baths has many upgrades. Features incl. hardwood, SS appl., coffered ceilings, stone FP, hot tub, a/c + much more! A must see! Ask $619,500 CA0109034

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Impressive floor plan in valleyview west! … Vaulted ceilings, gorgeous kitchen, 3 bdrm., finished FR in bsmt., 24’x22’ garage plus much more! Ask $449,900 CA0086740 NEW VALLEYVIEW WEST BUNGALOW BY BATTLE RIVER HOMES … Close to lake, parks, walking trails and in a cul-de-sac. Beautiful open plan, exc. presentation. Coffered ceilings, hardwood flooring. Exc. kitchen, granite, island, breakfast bar. Gorgeous LR with FP. Spacious dinette, covered deck. Superb master, en suite, MF laundry. ICF, in-floor htg., 26’x26/28’ garage. Ask $485,162 CA0098057 EXC. CORNER LOT BUNGALOW IN VICTORIA PARK! … 5 bdrm., 3 baths, attractive open floor plan includes: vaulted cathedral ceiling, hardwood flooring, gas FP, quartz counters, 4-pce. en suite w/jetted tub, 2 sinks, central vac, much more! Outside well maintained, features lge. deck, shed, RV parking, waterfall, stone BBQ area, sprinkler system, mature trees! This a must see! Asking $449,900 CA0107144 AMAZING BI-LEVEL, BACKING ONTO MIRROR LAK E, WALKING TRAILS! ! ED ST LI T love lifestyle. Gorgeous 2+2 … Wow!JUS You’ll bdrm. home, completely rejuvenated in 2010, 2011. Interior, exterior, htd. 22’x24’ garage. Beautiful cherry wood cabinetry, hardwood flrg. Private deck w/park views. Exc. bsmt. dev. Exc. property. Asking $363,900 CA0112430 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW, AWESOME 4-CAR GARAGE! ... Close to parks, walking E! R GAR AGw/perfect trails. ofCA possibilities hobby E + 4SUITLots shop, revenue from secondary suite. Quality built w/bright open floor plan. Exc. kitchens, 2 laundry rooms, cozy gas FP, spacious master, en suite, den + more! Private suite entrance w/in-floor htg., 9’ ceilings. Awesome 26’/28’x38’ htd. garage, huge parking/RV pad. Now only $570,000 CA0100914 EXC. BI-LEVEL IN GREAT, DESIRABLE NEIGHBOURHOOD! … Quiet cul-de-sac near schools, playgrounds, rec. facilities, walking trails. Bright 2+2 bdrm., 2 bath, substantially upgraded home w/hardwood floors, central a/c. Wonderful bsmt. dev. w/lge. family room. Lge. covered deck, oversized garage. A must see! Asking $319,900 CA0107409 ATTR ACTIVE, VERY WELL MAINTAINED BUNGALOW in creekview! … Open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, en suite, WI closet, MF laundry, 3-way FP, hardwood floors, SS appl., granite countertops, kitchen island, WI pantry. Central vac. Dble. attached garage! Ask $345,900 CA0106059 EXC. BUNGALOW – CENTURY MEADOWS … close to Jack Stuart School. Beautiful new hardwood floors, great kitchen w/centre island, lovely cabinets, huge games room, + dble. garage, lge. covered deck + much more! Asking $339,900 CA0087433 WONDERFUL VIC PARK BUNGALOW! … MF laundry, RV G ! parking, sunroom + NEW LISTIN more! Lge. SW facing yard, very private w/garden plot, 10’x12’ shed. Newer shingles, 24’x24’ garage, vinyl windows. Very nice home. CA0110993 Asking $379,900



VERY WELL MAINTAINED 4-PLEX … within walking distance to schools, parks, playgrounds, corner store, rec facilities. 1740 sq. ft. bldg. w/3x 2-bdrm. and 1x 1-bdrm., 4-pce. baths, common area entrance, shared coin laundry, shared boiler system, extra storage. Shingles 2 years old, all but one unit has updated vinyl windows. CA0103875 Asking $459,000 EXC. OPPORTUNITY TO INVEST IN A GREAT PROPERTY IN CAMROSE! … Solid bldg. offering 6 bright, spacious units in exc. condition. Lower level shared laundry, 8 car parking stalls. Maint. free landscaping, fencing. Just waiting for the right buyer! Asking $645,000 CA0098511 FOUR PLEX! … Don’t miss this amazing investment opportunity! Centrally located bldg. Each unit features 2 bdrm., full bath. All units individually metered and contains its own furnace, HW tank, laundry. Great opportunity! Ask $459,000 CA0098258 FULL DUPLEX … 3-bdrm. and 4-bdrm. units. Good layouts w/recent upgrades; vinyl windows throughout, flooring, paint, newer shingles. Exc. living space up/down. Consistently rented for years. Asking $409,900 CA0103349

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EXC. 2-STOREY IN CREEKVIEW, CLOSE TO PARKS, TRAILS! … Gorgeous 6-bdrm., 2186 sq. ft. home. Superb lifestyle, presentation! Beautiful open staircase, hardwood flooring, bright window pkg. Amazing kitchen, granite, walk-through pantry, bright dinette, 3 living spaces, den, MF laundry, exc. master, en suite. Exc. bsmt., a/c. Htd. garage. You’ll love it! CA0097877 Asking $467,900 EXC. 2-STOREY IN VALLEYVIEW, CLOSE TO PARKS, TRAILS! … Gorgeous, quality built 1942 sq. ft. featuringIV bright E! open plan, 9’ ceilings, IMPR ESS lovely hardwood flrg., awesome kitchen, huge island, quartz counters. Spacious LR, cozy gas FP, exc. en suite. Cozy in-floor htg. in open bsmt., a/c. 24’x26’ htd. garage, and more! It’s perfect! Asking $435,000 CA0086161 E xecutive style 3,215 sq. ft. home located in victoria park! … Features include elegant fully renovated kitchen w/custom cabinets, rare Italian granite and high-end appliances! Private, mature, picturesque park-like backyard. Att. three car garage! Homes of this quality and caliber don’t come up often, on a lot like this within the city! Asking $675,000 CA0099632 EXC. FAMILY 2-STOREY IN CENTURY MEADOWS … close to park! 1490 sq. ft. home w/ bright. CA0105161 Asking $349,000 EXC. WALKOUT BUNGALOW TOWNHOUSE! … Quality built, bright open floor plan, 9’ ceilings, hardwood floors, MF laundry, great master w/en suite, beautiful kitchen w/island. Awesome bsmt. w/lovely family room, 2 bdrm., kitchenette. Fully fenced w/deck, patio, shed, attached garage. Asking $349,900 CA0105276


STUNNING FLOOR PLAN! … This custom a/c walkout 2-storey home comes with so many great features incl. beautiful kitchen w/centre island, lovely maple cabinets, quartz countertops, walk-through pantry. Exc. dining area w/coffered ceilings, gas FP, open staircase, huge master bdrm., 5-pce. en suite, bonus room plus much more! An outstanding family friendly home that needs to be seen to be appreciated! Asking $529,900 CA0109918 BEAUTIFUL PARK RIDGE ESTATES BILEVEL – ON PARK! … Premier G ! location, R K INwalking PA V R valley, trails E, G ID K RGorgeous PARby. close quality built home. Bright open plan, spacious foyer, display ledges, 9’ and vaulted ceilings. Park views from exc. kitchen, spacious dinette, superb master, 3 baths, 5 bdrm. In-floor htg. in exc. bsmt. dev. Beautifully landscaped yard, deck, sprinklers, large RV parking, in-floor htd. garage + more! You’ll love it! Asking $499,000 CA0108136 BEAUTIFUL CENTURY MEADOWS HOME ... in quiet cul-de-sac backing onto greenspace! Nicely reno’d., ready for your family! Asking $564,900 CA0100552 ONE-OF-A-KIND PROPERTY ... backing onto the Camrose fountain! Gorgeous views, mature trees, incredibly private backyard. 1370 sq. ft. walkout bsmt., 3 bdrm., 2 baths. Single attached garage, covered deck. Perfect opportunity to create your dream home. Asking $309,000 CA0094155 EXC. BUNGALOW IN CENTURY MEADOWS … Over 1300 ! W LISTING sq. ft., vaulted ceilNE ing, open concept living, 3 bdrm. up, 1 down, MF laundry, FP. 22’x22’ garage + RV parking. Very clean, move-in ready! CA0111486 Asking $399,900 GORGEOUS CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT – TRANQUIL MIRROR LAKE SETTING! … Peaceful private setting, lifestyle. Absolutely gorgeous 5300 sq. ft. w/exc. presentation, craftsmanship. Amazing windows, natural lighting w/picturesque views from home, secluded deck. Beautiful open design w/gorgeous open staircase/wells/loft. Amazing chef’s kitchen, prep kitchen, private nook, beautiful DR, gorgeous LR, cozy den. Amazing master, en suite, private retreat. Exercise/bonus room. Exc. bsmt., in-flr. htg., rec room, amazing media room, spa room. Awesome triple garage! You’ll love it! CA0109951 Asking $965,900 FUNCTIONAL 3-BDRM. MULTI-LEVEL … Vaulted ceilings, spacious LR/DR. 4-pce. en suite, WI closet in master. Workable kitchen R EDUCED ! w/oak cabinetry, corner pantry, centre island w/raised bar. Bright bsmt. windows. 22’x22’ garage, mostly fenced yard, raised deck. Asking $348,000 CA0098305 IMPRESSIVE QUALITY BUILT 1.5 STOREY IN VALLEYVIEW ... located AGE!to parks, walking close R GAR CA LE IP TR 9’ ceilings, beautiful hardwood flooring. trails! Gorgeous kitchen, granite counter tops, pantry, spacious dinette, cozy great room w/FP, superb master, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., family/games area w/FP. Awesome yard, coverd veranda/ deck, private courtyard, fenced, underground sprinkler system., 24’x34’ triple garage. Asking $493,900 CA0104997

MULTI-FAMILY LOTS 2.5 ACRES ZONED R3 AND MULTI-FAMILY ... Exceptional west end location across from huge park and playground, by west end amenities. Lots of potential with re-division options. Call now! CA298482

RESIDENTIAL LOTS HUSTLE PARK ... by huge playground and west end amenities! •  30 lots with alley access, starting from $91,190 •  18 cul-de-sac lots, starting from $114,290 SOUTHWEST MEADOWS ... by parks, playground and West End amenities! •  14 lots with alley access, from $96,690 •  11 large cul-de-sac lots, from $139,425 Call now for more information!

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CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 EXC. STARTER HOME! ... 3-bdrm., 2 bath home on rented lot. Great master w/4-pce. en suite, large LR w/gas FP. Be sure to view! Asking $90,000 CA0087426 HANDYMAN SPECIAL! … 5 bdrm., 3 bath 1163 sq. ft. biE! PR IC EATadditions GRnew level w/some already done for you! Wonderful location. Perfect opportunity! Asking $250,000 CA0111068 EXC. CONDO – WORRY FREE LIFESTYLE! ... Across from Jubilee Park, MirICE! ror Lake walking PR T EA trails. GR Only blocks from city centre. Open spacious design w/bright windows, Lovely kitchen, spacious, bright LR, cozy gas FP, lge. master, en suite, MF laundry, elevator, guest suite, easy access to garage, much more! Looking for quality and lifestyle, call now! Now asking $259,900 CA0076514 ADULT LIVING, CENTRAL LOCATION! … Bungalow townhouse perfect fit for relaxed lifestyle. Vaulted ceiling, MF laundry, attached garage. You’ll love the kitchen reno! Amazing en suite off master. Bsmt. fully fin. w/TONS of space for family, friends, hobbies, storage. Well cared for, extensively reno’d. Asking $290,000 CA0104209 E X C E L L E N T AFFORDABLE 4-BDRM. HOME … w/great location near west end shopping and all amenities. This charming home offers a great LR, laminate flooring, newer furnace 2016, HW tank 2015, shingles 2011 + much more! Fenced yard. Ask $182,500 CA0110880 TERRIFIC BUNGALOW CLOSE TO PARK, GOLF COURSE … located in Victoria Park! Great home offers nice LR w/newer flooring, great kitchen/DR w/lovely cabinets, family room w/gas FP. 22’x28’ htd. garage + much more! Asking $299,900 CA0111023 WOW! AFFORDABLE, SPACIOUS 4+1 BDRM. TWO-STOREY HOME! ... 2,130 sq. ft. home, 4 bdrms. upper, 3.5 baths, 3+ living areas. Lots of room. Country style kitchen, DR, LR, 2 FR, rec. room, sunroom. Generous master, ensuite. Fenced yard, 24’x26’ garage. Spacious, affordable. Ask $269,900 CA0110254 COZY AND PERFECT! ... Low maintenance 2-storey across from a green space. 3-bdrm, 3 baths, a/c. Covered deck, hot tub, 13’x20’ garage, vinyl windows, newer house shingles. Perfect starter! Asking $249,900 CA0107376 EXC. FIRST-TIME BUYER OR INVESTMENT PROPERTY! … Cozy, clean, 4-bdrm. home. Lots of upgrades w/single detached garage on HUGE 43’x220’ lot. Don’t miss out on viewing this great opportunity! Asking $182,500 CA0108276 SO MUC H POTENTIAL! … 3 level split has 3 bdrm., 2 baths waiting for your creativity, ideas! Located in Duggan Park, close to parks, west end amenities. Don’t miss out! Asking $248,000 CA0112033 MOVE IN READY MOBILE HOME … on own lot! Clean home w/ dble. car port. 2 bdrm., 1 full bath. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Asking $129,900 CA0104491 BUNGALOW, GREAT STARTER – CLOSE TO G! NEW LISTIN PARKS, TRAILS! … Spacious 1088 sq. ft. 3+1 bdrm. features spacious LR, country style kitchen w/patio doors to private deck. En suite. Dev. bsmt. w/ huge family/games area. Private yard, 22’x24’ garage + more. Lots of potential! CA0112031 Asking $235,900 TOTALLY UPGRADED! … Reno’d inside and out – windows, siding, flooring, bathroom, kitchen, furnace, HW tank – you name it! 2 decks, 16’x28’ garage. Close to schools, downtown area. Asking $180,000 CA0103496


6,000 sq. ft. empty lot! … Located downtown between Credit Union and Royal Bank. C1 zoning, excellent location. Wonderful investment or building spot opportunity! Asking $139,900 CA0085343 EXCELLENT OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY! ... Great location, highway exposure! 1528 sq. ft. retail bldg. w/additional mezzanine. Imagine the possibilities. Available immediately. Asking $375,000 CA0103916 EXC. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY – ZONED M1 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL! ... 4 lots w/good central location, suitable for multiple uses. 4352 sq. ft. bldg., good workshop areas, loading doors, front offices, mezzanine storage, HE furnaces, a/c. Fenced storage yard, 28’x30’ rear garage. Easy customer access. Call now! CA0062344 Asking $449,000


2.94 ACRE MULTI-FAMILY LOT ZONED R3! EXC. LOCATION, CLOSE TO AMENITIES! … Exc. property for an adult community, condominium project and/or multi-family developments. Prime west-end location w/exc. site. Pavement on 3 sides, across from huge park. CA0097247

GREAT STARTER OR INVESTMENT HOME ... With 24’x26’ garage! AFFORDABLE home, lots of potential! Features 1,000 sq. ft. 5-bdrm. 1980 bungalow. Country style kitchen/ dinette w/easy access private deck (2016), new bath + shingles. Dev. bsmt. Call now! Asking $197,000 CA0110347 TOP FLOOR FIELDSTONE CONDO, BY MIRROR LAKE! … Desired corner unit E! w/wrap around deck. IC PR LLEN T love EXCE You’ll absolutely this beautiful bright open floor plan. Lovely 2-bdrm. unit. Cozy FP, en suite, MF laundry, lge. east facing deck. Senior friendly, underground htd. parking. Close to walking trails, city centre. Call now to view! CA0100044 Now only $299,900 BRIGHT, OPEN BUNGALOW … w/ lots of charm. Huge amounts of living space w/upgrades. New kitchen counters/backsplash/flooring, SS appl. 2 upgraded baths. Shingles, furnace, HW tank, elec. panel done too! CA0106029 Asking $254,900 QUALITY BUNGALOW IN UNIVERSITY AREA ! … New shingles, W LISTING NE reno’d bsmt., 24’x26’ htd. garage, MF laundry, oversized lot + more! Well kept, cared for, great ownership opportunity or use as a rental! Asking $249,900 CA0110928 QUALITY BI-LEVEL ON QUIET STREET … close to all west end ED ! amenities. R EDUC 4-bdrm., 2 baths, new windows. Htd. dble. garage, oversized huge lot, and the list goes on. Be sure to view! Asking $294,000 CA0102708 WONDERFUL STARTER HOME OR REVENUE PROPERTY! … 2-bdrm., 1-bath bungalow well located, close to schools. Spacious bright LR, kitchen w/ample cabinetry, counter space. Laminate flrg., newly painted, newer shingles on house, well maintained. Nicely landscaped lot w/lge. deck, oversized single garage. Perfect opportunity not to be missed! Asking $155,000 CA0107958 LOOKING FOR AN AFFORDABLE HOME OR INVESTMENT PROPERTY? … Here it is! 3-bdrm. bungalow in quiet location close to schools, hockey arena, ball diamonds. Huge family room, lots of storage. Single car garage w/carport + much more! Asking $249,900 CA0098325 GREAT STARTER HOME OR INVESTMENT PROPERTY … close to schools and heart of downtown Camrose. 4-bdrm. 2 bath bungalow w/garage, fence, deck. CA0106530 Asking $249,900 immaculate bilEVEL on huge lot!… Close to schools and rec. areas. 4 bdrm., 2 baths, gas FP, 22’x24’ att. garage w/covered walk, refinished driveway, new shingles, fenced, covered deck and more! Asking $269,500 CA0101588 COZY AND COMFORTABLE! ... close to schools and downtown. Asking $182,500 CA0110118 EXC. MOBILE ON RENTED LOT IN NORTHSIDE TRAILER PARK! … Affordable bright living w/vaulted ceiling, wonderful laminate flooring, spacious LR, super kitchen, dining area w/china cabinet, lge. master w/WI closet, en suite, 2 more bdrm., bath, laundry room. Outdoor space offers deck, parking pad, landscaping, fencing. A must see! Ask $89,900 CA0103045


CHARMING BUNGALOW READY FOR YOUR FAMILY … to unpack and enjoy! Curb appeal, central location, loads of upgrades! Modernized home features comfortable floor plan w/5 bdrm., 2 baths. New windows, furnace, siding, insulation … the list goes on! Close to Mirror Lake walking trails! Asking $279,900 CA0105281 WONDERFUL STARTER HOME OR INVESTMENT ! G PROPERTY … IN ST NEW LIparks, rec facilities. Well close to schools, maintained 3-bdrm., 2-bath bungalow features open kitchen, DR area, lge. front window, MF laundry. Outside has covered cement patio area, great for BBQ, enjoying summer days, fully landscaped yard, 2 sheds, garden area. This is a must see! CA0111323 Asking $229,900




PARK SETEXCEP TI TING! … WOW! 9.5 acres close to Camrose on Hwy 21. It’s perfect for hobbyist, small business or recreational! Exc. presentation, beautiful groves of trees, your own park, pond. Majestic walkout bi-level home, exc. reno’d. Vaulted ceilings, lovely LR, country kitchen, dinette w/easy access to private deck. Exc. bsmt., huge family/ games room w/ walkout to beautiful courtyard, 28’x26’ garage. Gorgeous, private setting. Asking $639,900 CA0099912 NATURE LOVERS’ PARADISE ... in great ac reage setting! Almost 10 acres! 3-bdrm., 2 baths, 1/2-storey w/ lge. inflow heat garage.Various outbuildings included. Asking $319,000 CA0108556



11.15 ACRES OF PRIME INDUSTRIAL LAND … Exc. location in expanding east side industrial area of Camrose. Zoned M1 – Light Industrial. Property currently being used for pipe storage. Building 7260 sq. ft. of office area, arch rib arena, multi-purpose bay. Additional enclosed storage, covered outside storage. Exc. opportunity! Call now for details. CA0069085

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• 1,236 sq. ft. • 4 bedrooms • 3 bathrooms • Basement completed Now asking $389,900

• In-floor heating • MF laundry • RV parking • Energy efficient built! CA0101157

August 8, 2017 Camrose Booster  
August 8, 2017 Camrose Booster