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Vol. LXII, No. 9

40 pages

January 21, 2014

L to R: Lucy Ernst, Health Promotion Facilitator), Jeff and Jessi Sears and Lora Miller, Registered Respiratory Therapist, depict options for people keen on kicking the habit of smoking.

Obituaries Page 26 and 27

Today is day 106 of success for Jessi and Jeff Sears who have kicked the habit after almost thirty years of smoking! Over one million former smokers live in the province of Alberta. These are individuals who are now far healthier, considerably happier and boast significantly more cash in their wallets. Many of them live right here in Camrose and area. Experts who are on the front line, providing tools, strategies and skills people need in order to kick this destructive and expensive habit, are asking members of our community to share HOW they have quit smoking.

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Jessi, who stopped smoking following a frank conversation with her physician, and her husband Jeff, who had been long contemplating quitting the habit for good, both relied on multiple methods, including prescription medications, to help them butt out. They will be among the ex-smokers who will be answering a short threequestion survey at Local health professionals are interested to compare the popularity of support groups, helpline, counselling, nicotine therapy, prescription medications or sheer willpower in quitting the habit.

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Much of what we think we know about sport is not quite what it seems – and, frequently, such myths and misleading stories are used by those in positions of power to uphold their preferred vision of how sports should be. As a result, myths play an important role in the modern world of sport. Myths are often used to maintain the status quo, or to support particular projects or ideas. One of the places where the use of myth is most prominent is the modern Olympic Games. Olympic officials, Olympic boosters, and, in particular, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have utilized mythic stories, distorted versions of reality, and, in some cases, deliberate falsehoods to promote their agendas for the Olympic Games. As we look ahead to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, next month, this is a good time to consider how some of these Olympic myths have shaped our understanding of the games. For example, one of the most powerful myths related to the Modern Olympics is that the amateur ideals that have guided the Olympic movement since the late 19th century are based on amateur principles that originated at the Ancient Olympic Games in Greece. According to this view of ancient Greek sport, the original participants in the Olympics were “pure” amateur athletes, competing out of a simple love of sport and for no material gain. However, the reality of the ancient Greek games is that many Olympic athletes were very similar to today’s professional athletes. Although there were no direct money prizes for winning at Olympia – champions simply received an olive wreath – Olympic victors were usually richly rewarded by their home cities following the games. Successful Olympians received cash gifts, generous pensions, civic appointments, and, in at least one case, a senate seat. According to historian

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Stacy L. Lorenz, Associate Professor, Physical Education, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta

David Young, such awards could be worth a modernday equivalent of up to $1 million. And top athletes earned significant prizes at other sporting competitions in ancient Greece, as well. Ancient Olympians even acted like today’s “free agents” and competed for different city-states when they were offered more money. For example, the sprinter Astylos won Olympic titles for Croton in 488 BC and 484 BC, and then another Olympic crown for Syracuse in 480 BC. Croton was experiencing economic difficulties at the time, and Syracuse likely promised him more lucrative incentives for victory. The ancient Greeks didn’t even have a word for “amateur.” Instead, ancient amateurism is a myth, created by 19th-century sportsmen who sought an earlier precedent for the type of elitist sporting system they themselves favoured in the contemporary world. Therefore, in contrast to what the IOC claimed for almost a century, professional athletes could actually be considered more legitimate Olympians than amateurs. And even though professionals have been allowed to compete in the modern games since 1992, a sense of amateur purity is still

attached to the Olympics. In comparison, our “regular” professional sports somehow seem more tainted by money and greed than the Olympic Games. Another influential myth put forward by the IOC is the idea that the Olympic Games are not political. This long-standing notion of neutral Olympics free from politics serves as a way of stifling dissent and protest, such as potential criticism of Russia’s draconian antigay legislation by athletes or coaches during the Sochi Olympics. But in fact, the Olympic Games have always been about politics. Since the Olympic Games were re-established in 1896, the political elements of the competition have been central to the meaning and purpose of the Olympics. After all, the main goal of the Olympic revival in the late 19th century was to foster international peace by uniting the youth of the world in “friendly” athletic competition. This is an explicitly political goal. And, for decades, cities and countries have used the opportunity to host the Olympic Games as an instrument of image-building, self-promotion, and propaganda. In other words, the Olympics are inherently political. Like the myth of ancient amateurism, the myth of politics “intruding” on the Olympic Games serves the interests of the IOC and allows those in power to pursue their own (often political) goals. In the lead-up to the Sochi Olympics, this is just one of several selfserving Olympic myths that demand closer attention. Please join Dr. Lorenz for a discussion of these and other issues at this week’s Lunch and Learn session, “Watching the Winter Games: Myths, Medals, and the Modern Olympics,” Thursday, Jan. 23, noon to 1 p.m., in the Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room, Augustana Campus Forum. Lunch is included in the $5 cost of admission.

Camrose Association for Community Living had good year By Dan Jensen

Camrose Association for Community Living was blessed by strong community support in 2013. “We received ongoing support from community members who demonstrated their commitment to our success by volunteering their time, attending our silent auction charity dinner, making financial donations or encouraging the individuals we serve,” said CAFCL executive director Esther McDonald. The charity auction raised $100,554 for family services, worker safety equipment and the Kandu

Summer Camp program, which in 2013 had 33 campers who participated in camp days filled with a wide variety of recreation, sport and craft activities which helped foster relationships and build friendships. “Five families were provided with subsidies through generous donations to help make the camp experience a reality,” said McDonald. Jamie Roth made presentations in 10 local classrooms about his first hand experience living with brain injury after a

motorcycle injury. Students were engaged and learned important prevention tools to protect themselves from brain injury. Sibshops workshops provided a meaningful way for siblings of a child with a disability to connect with each other, to share their experiences, and support each other in a unique way. “Participants shared in a variety of activities and started a pen-pal program with a sister organization in Edmonton,” said McDonald. CAFCL participated in an accreditation review in

November and passed with flying colours. “Accreditation ensures our individuals in service, the families we serve, and our funders that we are providing excellent services in an effective and efficient manner,” said McDonald. Upgrades and renovations to the Burgess building included a barrier-free handicap washroom, a storage space in the main programming area, new paint and flooring and structural repairs. “It is important to us that we maintain our

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VILLAGE LIFESTYLE WITH A COUNTRY TWIST... Charming older home in Ferintosh, with treed yard and double garage. Good value for buyer, with half acre lot, on pavement with abundant trees and garden spots, fire pit, fenced yard, hot tub, and more. This home is perfect for the buyer who has no intention for major restorations and would be best enjoyed as is with personalization and light upgrading. There is 1600+ sq/ft above grade living space, 2+1 bedroom, 1.5 bath, large country living room, dining area and nook, main floor laundry, storage areas, back entry, sunroom off the front and more. Lots of bright windows, that are newer from the 90’s, newer water heater, metal roof on home, double garage with workshop, and storage area. A great starter, or empty nester! Close to Little Beaver Lake, major centers, commutable distance to Edmonton and the airport. Listed at $159,000. Call Trevor today! OT119

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GREAT LITTLE STARTER OR BACHELOR HOME IN HAY LAKES! Many improvements made to this 1-bedroom, 1-bath home. Nicely upgraded with newer windows and doors, Ikea kitchen with island, 7 newer appliances, high efficiency furnace, on demand hot water, upgraded electrical panel, and more! Counter-top stove, built in convection oven, newer laminate flooring, light fixtures, and interior. Nice neighborhood, on a 50’ x 125’ lot with room to park an RV, plus alley access and a shed incl. Close to K-12 school, and AG Center. Village amenities are Post Office, Gas Station/Car Wash, Library, Bank, Fire Station, Senior Center, Variety Store, Liquor Store and more. Commutable distance to the Edmonton area, Leduc, Camrose, Nisku, and the Int. Airport. Listed at $94,900. Call Trevor for more info today! Immediate possession. OT120 BUILDING LOT WITH MUCH TO OFFER!... Great neighbourhood, 50’x120’. Municipal services, hospital and Camrose is not too far down the road. Daysland is growing with you! Listed at $32,900. Call Trevor. OT102

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January 31 is deadline for dog registrations By Dan Jensen

Time is running out for Camrose residents wishing to licence their dog(s). The City of Camrose animal control bylaw (2357/07) requires all dogs six months of age or older to be licenced prior to Jan. 31 of each year. The fee for altered dogs (those that have been spayed or neutered) is $20. The fee for unaltered dogs and guard dogs six months of age and over is $40. The licence fee for a dangerous dog (meaning a dog of any age, including a guard dog that has chased, attacked or bitten any person or other domestic animal, shown a propensity, disposition or potential to attack or injure without provocation, or been made the subject of an order under the Dangerous Dog Act) is $150. “While the Animal Control Bylaw does not classify any specific breeds as dangerous or vicious, any dog could be deemed dangerous based on the actions/behaviour of that dog,” states the City of Camrose website. The cost of obtaining a licence after Jan. 31 is $30 for an altered dog, $50 for a unaltered dog or guard dog, and $250 for a dangerous dog. The fine for having an unlicenced dog is $75 for first offence. Fines for second and subsequent offences are $150 and $300 respectively. If a dangerous dog or guard dog bites or attacks a person or animal, causing injury, the owner shall be subjected to a fine of $1,500. Owners of dangerous dogs must maintain in force a policy or liability insurance in a form satisfactory to the city manager, providing third party liability coverage in a minimum amount of $500,000 for injuries caused by the owner’s dog. Owners who licence their dogs are issued a metal dog tag which has been stamped with a number and the year of the licence. The tag must be attached to the collar or harness worn by the dog. Owners must remove any defecation left by their dog on public property or private property other than their own. Camrosians who have had their dog impounded must pay pound fees to cover the cost of taking care of it. They may also be given a ticket for allowing the dog to run at large. If so, they will have seven days from the date of the ticket to pay the fine (excluding weekends). Any dog which has been placed in a pound shall be kept therein for a period of not less than three clear days, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays, unless claimed by the owner or otherwise disposed of in accordance with the Animal Control Bylaw. The Camrose Peace Officer may be reached by calling 780-672-8300 during business hours. After hours calls may be directed to the Camrose Police Service at 780-672-4444.

Day with the Cup Murray Green, Camrose Booster Four-year-old hockey fan Levi Robbins of Daysland was proud to have his picture taken with the Stanley Cup at Scotiabank in Camrose on Jan. 15. New branch manager Corry Peake greeted hockey fans and customers on the busy day.

About Time Productions presents funding request By Dan Jensen

About Time Productions is requesting $2,500 to promote Camrose this summer. About Time Productions youth will once again be performing alongside the Chamber of Commerce Mirror Lake Express train in the 2014 parades in Calgary, Edmonton, Camrose, Ponoka and St. Albert. “We do think it is both tourism and economic development that we are doing,” explained About Time Productions board member John Howard in a presentation to City council Jan. 6. The projected cost of About Time Productions attending the parades, including transportation and meals, is $3,092.50. The Camrose Chamber of Commerce, which has confirmed to the City it would prefer that any funding for About Time Productions be

handled separately from its own funding requests (which were presented in November), will be paying the cost of accommodation before the parade in Calgary, while About Time Productions will be paying $592.50 from its own funds. About Time Productions received a grant of $2,500 from the previous council before the election in October to cover the deficit it had occurred in representing Camrose in 2013. “About Time Productions incurred many unforeseen expenses that, as a non profit, we cannot afford,” said a letter written to the City by About Time Productions secretary Lorraine Bell. “We purchased bright red t-shirts boasting Camrose on the back to proudly show our hometown pride. Although not required by the Chamber, the shirts

brought a uniform look to our parade entry and our youth wore them throughout their time at the pre-parade and post-parade celebrations, thus bringing more interest to our group and to the city. We also were required, due especially to insurance reasons, to hire a bus and driver to take us to the parades.” Councillor Max Lindstrand said while it is an incredibly clever idea to involve youth in the promotion of the city, the organization that requests them to participate is the one that should foot the bill and budget accordingly. Mayor Norm Mayer added a point of clarification when he noted that the Chamber decides on the parades at which Camrose should be represented. Howard said About Time Productions would like to know whether their

expenses should be paid by the City or the Chamber. “If About Time Productions is contracted by both the City and Chamber to do these events, my fear is, and I hate to quote scripture at a council meeting, is that no man can serve two masters. I would just as soon have one person in charge in terms of that contracting, but that it is not the way it has been in the past and it looks like it is not the way it is going to be this year.” About Time Productions president Sandra Howard told council the parades are a great experience for the kids who are participating. “They are used to being on the stage singing and dancing, but with this they are on the street. They have a lot of fun doing it and I think it shows well for Camrose.” Bell said About Time Productions as a group and the youth performers indi-

vidually were incredibly proud to represent Camrose in 2013 “The parades gave our youth an incredible opportunity to perform in front of television cameras and up to half a million people, with us happily branding Camrose in large letters. We were highlighted on CBC and in the Calgary Herald with our entry. Our performers were warmly regarded by the crowds, highlighted on both television and YouTube.” Bell said About Time Productions was asked to attend the parade as a promotional junket, with the sole reason being the official promotion of the city and its businesses and events. “We appreciate the financial support of the Chamber in the covering of the hotels and believe it would be a nice partnership opportunity for the City as well.”

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Literacy Day activities foster a love for books By Laurel Nadon The Camrose Booster

It’s a surprising statistic that approximately 30 per cent of adult Canadians don’t have the literacy skills required for everyday tasks. With this in mind, Camrose Family Literacy and the Camrose Public Library will once again team up for an evening of activities for Family Literacy Day on Jan. 27. That statistic is a huge problem, says Lynne Hartwick, program coordinator for Camrose Family Literacy. “It’s hard to believe that, but statistics show there are different levels of literacy,” Hartwick said, noting that this statistic has been high for a long time. She said that a large factor is that children are often not ready to begin school. Ways to encourage readiness are reading to children, having books in the home, creating positive feelings about books and games, singing, playing and talking with your children. “The more you do of those things, the more they’ll be ready for school,” Hartwick said. “Reading spans every subject. Reading is very essential to almost everything you do later on in life.”

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Laurel Nadon, Camrose Booster Shannon Lupyczuk looks at books with sons Graysen, 3, and Kingston, five months, at the Camrose Public Library after attending the Tales for Twos and Threes program on Jan. 16. Family Literacy Day activities will be held at the library on Monday, Jan. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The theme of this year’s Family Literacy Day event, being held on Monday, Jan. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library, is 15 Minutes of Fun. The evening kicks off with crafts, games and sharing ideas of how to make activities and games in the home encourage reading skills. Edmonton Reptile Parties will then present some of their reptiles, amphibians and arachnids as well as offer photo opportunities for families. The event is free and also includes a snack. “It’s all about families learning together. Our whole

philosophy is that children learn the most from their families,” Hartwick said. “We encourage lots of positive activities and experiences, everyday things like talking and singing together.” Shannon Lupyczuk, a mother of two young children, is planning to attend the evening event at the library. She said that to promote literacy in their home, they read about three books at bedtime, a book before nap time and also visit the library regularly and borrow books for home. Continued on page 12


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Real Estate FARMS • ACREAGES • RANCHES For Sale by Tender Two parcels of pasture land in Flagstaff County north of Daysland. This land is subject to a No Break / No Drain Conservation Easement Agreement with Ducks Unlimited Canada. NW and NE 14-46-16-W4 – These 313.72 ¹ acres are extremely well-fenced. There are two dugouts and there is a 10.15-acre Non Habitat area where building is permitted. NW 33-46-16-W4 – These 155.15 acres are well fenced and located on Highway 26. We request that you place your offers with a 5% deposit to George Singer, Linview Realty Inc., not later than 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20, 2014. The offers will be opened in the presence of Linview Realty representatives and the sellers. It is understood by all parties that the acceptance / rejection of any offer will be solely at the discretion of the sellers. For more detailed information, viewing of the property or any details regarding the bidding process, call George at 780-608-6555. BUILD YOUR OWN HOUSE – 7.5 acres with power and gas. Close to Hwy 26, approx. 20 miles east of Camrose. Call George. S-22. SUBDIVISION DEVELOPMENT near Camrose – excellent investment right on the edge of Camrose! Development lots overlooking Tillicum Beach – subdivision already surveyed! Call George. S-11. FARMLAND on Battle River – Pasture and crop land southeast of Camrose. Excellent addition to mixed farm or build your new country home with established trees and a creek! Call George. S-12. 1/4 WITH 300 x 100¹ HOG BARN – shop and Quonset south west of New Norway. Barn is currently rented, 45¹ acres cult with outstanding views. Call George. S-30. ACREAGE NEAR KILLAM – 2009 1800 sq. ft.¹, 3-bed/2 bath on 13.7¹ bed bed/2 ed/2 / D ba U h modular mod a home ho h! CE D E R acres. Asking $330,000. Call George. S-32. $$330 EXCEPTIONAL HOBBY FARM – great set of buildings. 92 acre parcel between Vermilion and Lloydminster. Call Gordie. F-15.

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“If you love books from an early age, it makes learning easier overall,” Lupyczuk said. Camrose Family Literacy works with preschoolers and their families, giving parents the information they need to help their children. Staff give tips on how to help get children interested in books, and with numeracy and problem-solving skills. They also offer the program Books for Babies, a four-week session for children up to one year old where parents learn the importance of play and music, and how to incorporate them into their homes to encourage language development. Hartwick noted that it’s important to begin listening, talking and singing to babies right away, even before they’re talking. “The more they hear the language, the more that language development is going to happen,” Hartwick said, adding that listening to adults speak helps children learn the rhythms and cadences of language in a way they can’t learn from television. Hartwick suggests that the best books for young children have an interesting story and simple illustrations. Nicole Bannick, program coordinator at the library, said that the Family Literacy Day event is a way to reach out to parents about the important role they play in encouraging literacy in their homes. “It’s an important event because parents are their children’s first and best lifelong teachers,” Bannick said, noting that simple activities such as reading a recipe together while cooking will promote reading skills. She suggests that games such as I-Spy, road sign games and any game that increases vocabulary are helpful. She said that these games can also assist parents who are struggling with literacy themselves. “By helping your child learn, you’re learning as well,” Bannick said. The library offers programs such as Books and Bounces, Tales for Twos and Threes, Concept Corner, Bedtime Storytime, Something Cool After School, Crafternoon, Librarian in a Box and summer reading programs to encourage literacy.

Twenty-eighth Canadian Bull Congress this weekend By Dan Jensen

The 28th annual Canadian Bull Congress at the Camrose Regional Exhibition is just days away. “We’re expecting another year of pretty good numbers,” said Canadian Bull Congress president Steve Kushnerik. “I haven’t seen the latest numbers, but the trade show part is pretty much full.” The Canadian Bull Congress is one of the mustattend events of the year for those who are looking to buy or sell cattle. “We average around 250 livestock exhibitors and product and service-related businesses,” some of whom come from as far away as Saskatchewan and Manitoba,” said Kushnerik. Move-in Day

The congress will get started on Jan. 22 with a school education program sponsored by Camrose County. “We are going to have more hands-on activities for the kids as we teach them about the different animals on the farm and what it takes to raise an animal safely,” said Kushnerik. “We’re also going to have Fortis do a presentation on farm safety.” Camrose County will present the Canadian Bull Congress sponsors’ and exhibitors’ social from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 23.

The County will also be serving free coffee and squares between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. as a way of welcoming registrants. The show will officially open at 9 a.m. Jan. 24, following a Camrose County sponsored exhibitor’s breakfast. The herd walk, single purebred heifer, and 4-H heifer project competitions will start at 1 p.m. “The competitions are good for breeders because they allow them to show what they have to offer,” said Kushnerik. “If potential buyers see something they like they will be able to hunt up the person who is showing that animal or attend that exhibitor’s private sale. A lot of people go to the farms to look at the different herds after the congress is over.” A new event will include a cattleman’s version of musical chairs, in which congress sponsors will be able to lead an animal and share with the audience information about their business. “It’s a fun little thing that we wanted to do to give the sponsors more recognition for what they do,” said Kushnerik. The steak challenge and taste of beef banquet featuring an auction and entertainment by Herb Dixon will start at 6 p.m. “We’re looking at anoth-

er banquet sell-out,” said Kushnerik. A commercial cattleman’s breakfast sponsored by the City of Camrose on Jan. 25 will kick off a full day of events that includes the 4-H program at 9 a.m., a rancher’s choice single bull Show at 1 p.m., the senior bull and pen of three bull shows at 2 p.m., the presentation of the RBC Marketing Award, and the ever-popular Bull-nanza at 3:30 p.m., which gives ticket buyers the chance to win a bull valued at more than $7,000. “We usually sell out of tickets for that fairly early, so we advise people to get theirs early,” said Kushnerik. Notable by their absence this year will be visitors from the United Kingdom, including Gerry Smyth, who manages a pedigree Angus farm in Ireland, and Freda Kinnarney, who is involved in organizing Ireland’s largest agriculture show in Tullamore. “They have been experiencing issues in Ireland so they will not be coming this year,” said Kushnerik. Clipping and fitting clinic

The Canadian Bull Congress 4-H fitting and clipping clinic was held on Jan. 18. “The idea was to show the 4-H members how to cut the hair on the animals,

wash them and get them ready for their show in the spring,” said Kushnerik. Humble beginnings

The first Canadian Bull Congress was a one-day event set up to focus on the commercial cattlemen. “The visionaries who started this event wanted to give the breed associations and opportunity to show commercial cattlemen the benefits that their breed could bring to the cattleman’s herd,” said Camrose area cattle producer Bob Prestage. “Each of the 14 breeds presented had the opportunity to display the champion animal of the breed and was given 15 minutes to tell the producers about the characteristics of the particular breed. This was not a competitive show but a comparative show.” The first guest speaker was Dr. Temple Grandin, from the University of Illinois, who spoke passionately about cattle handling facilities and how to approach animals and move them in any given situation. In 1988, the Canadian Bull Congress moved to the Camrose Regional Exhibition’s new expanded facilities located on the east side of Camrose. The show was expanded to two days and encompassed not only breed booths, but a commercial trade show area and a private breeder area, allowing private breeders the oppor-

tunity to display their breeding program and make private sales to potential buyers. The third year saw the inclusion of two programs: the Taste of Beef banquet and the All Breed Steak Challenge, both of which encouraged urban and rural visitors to enjoy top quality Alberta beef. Breeds participating in the congress were invited to prepare steaks for the judges and public to taste. The steaks were then judged on taste, tenderness and how well the breed marketed their product. In 1992, the Camrose Bull Congress became the Canadian Bull Congress. With a new name, a fresh image and logo, and an aggressive marketing approach, booth sales soared. “The banquet was renamed the Minister’s Dinner and the Honourable Shirley McLellan, associate minister of Agriculture, actually helped serve the participants and exhibitors,” said Prestage. In 1995, the pen of five commercial heifer show was introduced, allowing commercial producers an opportunity to expose their females to potential buyers. The purebred producers saw the potential of this show and a purebred pen of five heifer class was added as well. Continued on page 13

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Camrose Elks Lodge member Jim Braseth, left, received congratulations from national grand exalted leader Jim McLeod for completing 25 years of service to the Elks.

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The Canadian Bull Congress is very proud of how the show has grown. “Today, the Canadian Bull Congress utilizes all the facilities at the Camrose Regional Exhibition,” said Prestage. “The committee is always working to add new and exciting events to the show. The committee also works very hard to stay on the cutting edge of the cattle industry.” The trade show component of the Canadian Bull Congress gives vendors marketing opportunities. The Canadian Bull Congress has had great support from sponsors, exhibitors, patrons and volunteers. “Year after year they are back,” said Prestage. “To undertake an event like the Canadian Bull Congress requires a huge amount of support from our sponsors. Their participation allows us to make changes to the program, which in turn, keeps the event viable.”

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Judging seminar prepares 4-H youth for every day decisions By Laurel Nadon Special to The Camrose Booster

The Canadian Bull Congress judging seminar will help prepare 4-H members not only for making decisions on comparing animals, but will also train them for many real life situations. The judging seminar is one of the events which will be held at the Canadian Bull Congress in Camrose on January 24 and 25. Over 200 4-H members will take part with over 35 parent volunteers to help handle the animals. There will be clubs participating from across Alberta, and for the first year a club from Saskatchewan will take part as well. “It’s sort of a workshop for kids to learn to compare animals,” said Charlie

Gould, one of the seminar organizers. “We feel it’s an excellent learning thing.” Gould said that while the main goal of the seminar is to prepare the club members to judge livestock, it also helps them decide what they like better and why, which will give them confidence in judging cattle as well as in everyday situations. “It prepares them in real life when they need to go out and make a decision,” Gould said. The participants will be divided into juniors, intermediates and seniors. The juniors, with 90 to 100 participants six to 12-years-old, will start with basic judging, rotating through seven tables where they will learn how to compare and prioritize. They have had guinea

pigs and hedgehogs to compare in the past. “We make it a fun thing,” Gould said. The intermediate members, with 70 participants 12 to 14-years-old, learn to compare similarities of structure in different species of animals and also conduct oral presentations. “We try to prepare them for more than just beef,” Gould said. The seniors, with 60 participants 15 to 20-years-old, will work hands-on with three species of animals. They have had chickens, rabbits and dogs in the past and this year the youth will work with breeding heifers, sheep and dairy cattle. Bailey Dietrich, 16, in his seventh year with the

Hastings Coulee 4-H Club, has taken part in both the junior and intermediate seminars in the past. “It’s really great for someone to go there and get a background on giving reasons,” Dietrich said, explaining that giving reasons is when participants are asked to place a ranking on what they like about an animal and tell the judge why they liked one first, second or third. The seminar is a stepping stone for club members choosing to participate in the Provincial Heifer Show in Olds and the All Breed Show in Bashaw next summer. There are also youth camps at Battle Lake for all ages of 4-H members. Some of the club members may even go on to include judging in their careers.

“All farmers are judges, but not all people are comfortable going in front of a group of people to do it,” Gould said. When the judging seminar was first introduced at the Canadian Bull Congress over 15 years ago, they had 40 participants. That number has now grown to over 200 participants. The seminar started with just the junior component, with the intermediate and senior added in later, and the juniors divided into two groups as its popularity grew. A grooming seminar held this past weekend saw professional groomers give hands-on tips to club members to prepare them for the show ring. The seminar was open to all 4-H members, even those not taking part in the bull congress.

Vikse Family Farm enjoys success at bull congress By Dan Jensen

If they were able to attend just one cattle show all year, Vikse Family Farm proprietors Dave and Tracee Vikse would choose the Canadian Bull Congress. "Tracee and I go to lots of shows but for the Canadian Bull Congress is still our favourite," said Dave. "Showing our cattle to all the commercial operators who are from this area really means a lot. We sell quite a few breeder bulls to purebred operations but ninety per cent of them go to commercial cattlemen who we have been able to meet at the congress." The Vikses feel the quality of cattle shown at the Canadian Bull Congress is as good as the quality at bigger, more high profile events like Farmfair and Agribition. "There are some amazing breeders in this area, some of whom, like Miller Wilson Angus, are very successful at the bigger events," said Dave. Vikse Family Farm has always done very well at Canadian Bull Congress competitions, having shown the single purebred heifer grand champion in 2013 and the Ranchers' Choice (single bull) champion in both 2012 and 2010. The farm also placed first and second respectively in the 2010 People's Choice pen of three bulls and purebred heifers categories, and won pen of three bulls reserve champion honours 2012. In 2011 it had the honour of having a bull chosen in the Bull-nanza draw and received the RBC marketing award. "The competitions are a great way to show what you have to other breeders as well as look for areas in which you can make improvements," said Dave. "Everybody there is looking for that next great bull."

Dave and Tracee Vikse in the coulees just a few minutes away from Vikse Family Farm where they have approximately 350 head of purebred angus and charolais cattle. Below, Dave and Tracee hold a cheque for $2,500 they received at the Alberta Select Bull Show.

The chances that Vikse Family Farm will shine again at the 2013 congress look promising, based on the results at a show in Lloydminster, where it had the champion bull, and at the Alberta Select Show in Red Deer, where it won the pen of three bulls event. "We always go into the shows with the thought that

we have a good chance of winning," said Dave. "People don't go to these shows just to participate anymore, they go to win." Vikse Family Farm runs approximately 350 purebred angus and charolais cattle, including a former prize-winning bull (purchased with a partner) that sired the supreme

champion at the Agribition. The farm also operates an extensive flushing program which causes the cows to super ovulate and produce up to 12 eggs (instead of just one) which are then taken and transplanted into other females. "Tracee does most of the work with A.I. and is a huge part of our farm," said Dave.

"Thanks to her we have been able to export eggs and semen across Canada and to countries like Denmark and Argentina. Last year she was able to inseminate 225 head." Dave enjoys sharing his passion whenever he has the opportunity, which is why he can often be seen as a judge at shows throughout Alberta and B.C. He also teaches youth how to judge, fit, groom and show cattle. "Working with youth gives me a good feeling," said Dave. "You want to pass on the information you have whenever you have the chance." Dave is currently a member of the Canadian Bull Congress board of directors. "We're exploring a number of new ideas this year, including one that will give the sponsors greater recognition for their support," said Dave. "We are also talking to the people from Ireland and Scotland about them bringing over some embryos that we can put in our cows. I think it would be interesting to see what kind of animals we could produce and then show at future congresses. Dave feels the Canadian Bull Congress youth program holds its own with any program of its kind in Canada. "We are able to teach city and country kids what cattle are all about and show them some of the things that cattle producers have to go through," he said. "There are a lot of rules by which you have to abide." Dave said the one thing he enjoys most about the cattle business is the chance he has had to travel and meet different people who share the same interests as himself and Tracee. "The places that our cattle have taken us have been just incredible. It has been like no other business."

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Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life



Servant Leader

A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Les Parsons, Ski Coach, Augustana Friday, 24 January, 8:30-10:00 a.m. Epp Conference Room 2-004 Augustana Campus, Camrose


Theism, Humanism, or Scientism: Co-sponsored by the Canadian Which is the Real Delusion? Orthodox Monastery and the

A Ronning Centre and Veritas Forum with Andy Bannister, Martin Tweedale, Al-Hajj Usama Al-Atar, and David J. Goa, Moderator, Co-sponsored with the Is there still a constructive role for University Chaplains Association 3 February, 3:00-5:00 p.m. religions in debating public issues? Monday, Education North 2-115 A Philosophers’ Café animated University of Alberta, Edmonton by David J. Goa Saturday, 25 January, 1:00-3:30 p.m. What Does a Good Society Look Steeps, 11116-82 Avenue, Edmonton Like and How Do We Get There? A Ronning Centre and Veritas Forum Politics and Theology of with Andy Bannister, Blasphemy: The Pakistan Don Carmichael, Sabira Devjee, and Experience David J. Goa, Moderator, Co-sponsored A Lecture by Distinguished Visiting with Concordia University College Fellow Mumtaz Ahmad, Prof. of Monday, 3 February, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Political Science and Vice President, HA017, Concordia University College International Islamic University, 7128 Ada Blvd., Edmonton Pakistan, Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Political Science, University of Alberta Theism, Humanism, or Scientism: Thursday, 30 January, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Which is the Real Delusion? Room 3-6 Business Building A Ronning Centre and Veritas University of Alberta, Edmonton Forum with Andy Bannister, Martin Tweedale, Aleem Karmali, and David The Afghanistan End-Game J. Goa, Moderator, Co-sponsored with and the Future of Militancy in Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute Southwest Asia Thursday, 6 February, 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Lecture with Distinguished Visiting Epp Conference Room, 2-004 Fellow Mumtaz Ahmad, Co-sponsored Augustana Campus, Camrose with the Department of Political Teaching Language, Giving Voice Science, University of Alberta A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Friday, 31 January, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Kim Misfeldt, Prof. of German, Augustana Room 3-6 Business Building Friday, 7 February, 8:30-10:00 a.m. University of Alberta, Edmonton Epp Conference Room 2-004 Blasphemy and the Challenge Augustana Campus, Camrose

of Freedom of Speech

A Ronning Centre Consultation with Mumtaz Ahmad and David J. Goa Saturday, 1 February, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon N101, King’s University College 9125-50 Street NW, Edmonton

Frank Schaeffer Events in British Columbia

University of the Fraser Valley

Can Liberal Christianity Survive in the 21st Century?

A Ronning Centre Roundtable with Frank Schaeffer, L’Abri Fellowship, Film Producer and Author Monday 17 February, 7:00 p.m. Canadian Orthodox Monastery 3732 Hawkins Pickle Road, Dewdney, BC

The Religious and Political Right in the USA

A Lecture by Distinguished Visiting Fellow Frank Schaeffer Tuesday, 18 February, 7:00 p.m. University of the Fraser Valley Room B101 33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC

Journey to an Orthodox Life

A Lecture with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Frank Schaeffer Wednesday, 19 February, 7:00 p.m. Contact by 3 Feb. if you wish to attend this event

Finding Grace in Failure

A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Greg Pietz, Pastor, Resurrection Lutheran Church Friday, 21 February, 8:30-10:00 a.m. Epp Conference Room 2-004 Augustana Campus, Camrose

Muslim Tide, Christianity, and Is morality only a human creation? the Reshaping of Canada

A Philosophers’ Café animated by Paul Viminitz, Philosophy Dept., University of Lethbridge Saturday, 8 February, 1:00-3:30 p.m. Steeps, 11116-82 Avenue, Edmonton

A Ronning Centre Conversation with David J. Goa Saturday, 22 February, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Messiah Lutheran Church, Camrose

Should we talk publicly about more than “the economy”?

A Philosophers’ Café animated by Dittmar Mündel Saturday, 22 February, 1:00-3:30 p.m. Steeps, 11116-82 Avenue, Edmonton

Toward a Theology and Pedagogy of Active Hope: Lessons from My Parents

A Ronning Centre Lecture with Dittmar Mündel, Prof. of Religion, Global and Development Studies, Augustana Monday, 24 February, 7:00 p.m. Faith and Life Chapel Augustana Campus, Camrose

MARCH Do secular philosophies say all that need be said about questions of justice?

What’s happened to our conception of a city?

A Philosophers’ Café animated by Milton Friesen, Program Director, Social Cities, Cardus Saturday, 22 March, 1:00-3:30 p.m. Steeps, 11116-82 Avenue, Edmonton

APRIL On the road to secularism? Charles Taylor meets John Jacques Rousseau

A Philosophers’ Café animated by Nicholas Wickenden, Prof. of History, Emeritus Saturday, 5 April, 1:00-3:30 p.m. Steeps, 11116-82 Avenue, Edmonton

Is the prophet necessarily a voice crying in the wilderness?

A Philosophers’ Café animated by Michael De Moor, Asst. Prof. of Social Philosophy, King’s University College Saturday, 8 March, 1:00-3:30 p.m. Steeps, 11116-82 Avenue, Edmonton

A Philosophers’ Café animated by Martin Tweedale, Prof. of Philosophy, Emeritus Saturday, 12 April, 1:00-3:30 p.m. Steeps, 11116-82 Avenue, Edmonton

Lawyers as Secular Seminarians

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A Ronning Centre Lecture by Daniel J. Mol, Barrister & Solicitor Monday, 10 March, 3:00 p.m. N101, Kings University College 9125-50 Street NW, Edmonton

Here I Am…Send Someone Else

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A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Brian Krushel, Pastor, Camrose Church of God Friday, 14 March, 8:30-10:00 a.m. Epp Conference Room 2-004 Augustana Campus, Camrose

The Doubtful Triumph of Non-Violence

A Ronning Centre Lecture by Distinguished Visiting Fellow Gwynne Dyer, Canadian Journalist, Author, Co-Sponsored by the Augustana Theme Committee Thursday, 20 March, 7:00 p.m. Faith and Life Chapel Augustana Campus, Camrose

The Impact of Vatican II on My Faith Formation (1962–2014)

A Religion and Public Life Café animated by Sheilagh Ross, Businesswoman, Community Leader Friday, 21 March, 8:30-10:00 a.m. Epp Conference Room 2-004 Augustana Campus, Camrose

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Kodiaks were watchers at AJHL trade deadline By Murray Green

The trade deadline in the Alberta Junior Hockey League on Jan. 10 was a quiet day. “We made our big trade on Nov. 1 and we have been really pleased with the way it has turned out for us,” said Boris Rybalka, Kodiaks coach and general manager. “Ironically, since then we have been hit with the injury bug. We’ve been playing with 17 or 18 guys on most nights with five or six sitting out. “We still haven’t seen our full roster. Some of the best trades are the ones you don’t make. We like our roster and our attitude, so we stood pat. The guys have been playing well. I give the guys credit because they showed us they can do it and we don’t have to change anything.” The Kodiaks are currently riding an 14 game unbeaten in regulation streak. That is one game back of the franchise record of 15 straight in the 200607 season. The streak started on Oct. 29, the game

before the five player trade that brought Braeden Salverda, Spencer Kryczka and Stefan Danielson to the Kodiaks. Camrose has gone 12-0-2 since then. The Kodiaks did have one player over the limit on the roster. “The decision became easy for us. Riley Griffith was injured and he will need a few games of conditioning when he becomes healthy. We sent him to junior B in Leduc, but he is still affiliated with us,” explained Boris. Camrose connection Colorado Avalanche defenceman, and former Camrose Kodiak, Nick Holden and his wife Angie (nee Bergstrom) recently celebrated the birth of their second child (a boy). Nick had to miss the Jan. 11 game to experience the birth. However, Nick’s trip to the delivery room opened the door for former Camrose Kodiak defenceman Karl Stollery to play his first National Hockey League game. Although Karl played

well and made his coach, Patrick Roy, take notice, he was sent down to the Lake Erie farm team to make way for Nick’s return for the next game. “It was great for Karl to place his first NHL game. He played with Lake Erie on Friday, with Colorado on Saturday and then back with Lake Erie on Sunday, so I imagine he was tired,” said Boris. “I texted him saying he owes Nick and Angie a bottle of wine for letting him play his first game.” The Kodiaks’ fans liked the diminutive defenceman because he always worked hard. “He was a local boy that had to put in extra work because he wasn’t a big guy,” said Boris. “He had the desire and work ethic and it paid off with a game in the NHL. No one can take that away from him. Several former players are having success and it makes the organization and coaches proud. I thought he played well and coach Patrick Roy had some good things to say about him.”

Michelle is well known when it comes to family haircuts and styling, having worked previously with two local salons. She’s a 2001 graduate of the Academy of Hair Salon, Moncton, New Brunswick, and offers thirteen years of experience to her credit. Michelle has joined Arne (and, as it is often effectively labelled, Santa’s Popular Spot) to offer a full complement of family haircuts and service, as of January 2, 2014.

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Performer deCarle eager to share new material By Murray Green

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DaysArts at the Daysland Palace Theatre presents

BAM! Percussion: EXPLOSION!

Side-splitting comedy and savage drumming virtuosity!

Monday, January 27, 2014 Shows: 1:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT) and 7:00 p.m. Tickets: $10 each Lots of seating available for the 7:00 p.m. show For tickets and information, call Sharon at 780-374-2403

Kelsey Community Society proudly presents

MESSIAH on the

Ballet Camrose presents


Saturday, S aturda Jan. 25 Norsemen Inn Nors

Doors Open 7:0 7:00 p.m. Show 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Adults – $20 Teen/Senior – $15 Child – $10 Available at Ballet Camrose (Phone 780-679-0873) and at the door Scholarships awarded to performers who participate

Show and Dance Band

Hosted by the 65 Plus Club

BY JOHN CULBERTSON An adult comedy produced by permission of Samuel French Inc. Dates of the Dinner Theatre Productions: February 6 to 8, 12 to 16 and 19 to 22, 2014 Ticket Price: $40/person

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February 15, 8 p.m.-12 midnight Camrose Legion Doors open 7:30 p.m. Ring Raffle and Lunch 11 p.m. Admission: $25/person Tickets: Camrose Legion – 780-672-3325 or 780-672-5242

The last time Russell deCarle played in Camrose it was in front of a large Big Valley Jamboree crowd. “Camrose and the prairies were always friends of Prairie Oyster and we played in Camrose a lot,” recalled deCarle. “They have supported us and I’m looking forward to sharing some new music with them. I’ve heard incredible things about the Bailey Theatre and I can’t wait to play there. I’m told it is one of the best theatres in the country.” deCarle was a founding member, lead vocalist, bassist, and contributing songwriter to the multi-platinum Juno award winning country roots group Prairie Oyster. Now as a solo artist he has found success with recording Under the Big Big Sky where he penned nine of the 11 songs. “I will be doing a few Oyster tunes, some from the album, and I will share some new material,” said deCarle. He is working on a new release and could give Camrose a sneak preview of a few songs that may appear on it. “It’s easier to tour with a trio rather than a six member band,” he said. At the Bailey Theatre on Friday, Jan. 24, deCarle will be part of a trio with regular accordion player Denis Kelvie and special guest Calvin Vollrath. Calvin is the uncle of Tyler Vollrath of Bawlf, who led the Down Home Christmas concert at the Bailey before the holiday season. “Calvin is joining us and he is one of the finest musicians in Canada; he is an incredible fiddle player. Tyler is a great player as well,” said deCarle. “I’m excited to add Calvin to the show. It will be fantastic to add someone of Calvin’s calibre. It’s exciting for the musicians, as well as for the fans. We’ve never played together, although we have known each other for a long time. It keeps it exciting for us on stage. The audience will pick up on the excitement.” Along with Prairie Oyster, deCarle has won many awards. “I wanted to move on and face new challenges as a solo artist. It gives me a chance to get more intimate with the audience and tell stories of how the songs came about. Before it was the band’s viewpoint that I was expressing. Now it is my own view,” explained deCarle. Continued on page 17

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deCarle eager to share new material

Jane Coop, Piano Starts at 10 p.m. with new hosts

Continued from page 16

He prefers to get closer to the audience and relate with them his experiences. “I like intimate shows rather than huge crowds. You can really get a nice repore with people that way. I like to tell stories about the music. If people just want to listen to the music they can play the CD at home. I want to share experiences and tell stories and background of where the material comes from. I want to share information that they won’t hear anywhere else. That is fun for me,” he continued. Under the Big Big Sky mixes blues, jazz and, rhythm and blues with a western swing. “We always drew from a lot of different styles in our music,” said deCarle. “I combine blues, country and American roots into my own style.” It’s life from deCarle’s view. “For decades people have been asking for a solo record,” he said. “But I never thought I was ready and the band always satisfied the musical side of my life. Over the years we met a lot of talented people. Going on my own allows me to work with some of those people. It’s a chance for me to do more of what I want to do.” The more he played and wrote, the more he found himself developing his own style, which was just a slight departure from his past. “To me it was a torchy, bluesy record more than anything else. It’s certainly a product of where I came from musically. Growing up when I did, radio wasn’t homogenized. We loved good music and that is I want to share with the audience,” added deCarle. “I take a little of the Beatles, Buck Owens and Frank Sinatra with me as I write.” Although his music defies easy classification, it’s perfectly clear about the fact that deCarle can find inspiration for his songs. “I really feel that I am on the top of my game right now. I’m only coming out west for two shows this weekend, but I plan to tour again later in 2014 after the new album is finished,” said deCarle. Watch for deCarle’s friends from Front Porch Revue to join the fun on stage. The show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets are available at the Bailey Box Office or online.

Come out and sing for prizes!

in Recital!


Jane Coop is one of Canada's most prominent and distinguished artists. She is a multiple award-winning recording artist of international renown, has thrice been nominated for a Juno award, and has been appointed to the Order of Canada. She is Senior Professor and Head of the Piano Division at UBC's School of Music. She will perform works by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin and Rachmaninoff.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 – 7:30 pm


3rd Annual Birthday Bash

Jane Coop will also present a Piano Masterclass on Wednesday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Participants are the Augustana Bachelor of Music Piano Majors. No admission is charged. The public is welcome.

Faith & Life Chapel | Augustana Campus | University of Alberta Tickets [at the door only]: $25 (adults); $20 (students/seniors); $5 (under 18 years)

KidSport Camrose wants to help your child get off the sidelines and into the game this year! We can provide up to $350 to pay for registration fees. If required, equipment can also be provided using the Brick Sport Central. Applications can be dropped off using the drop box at either the Superstore entrance or Camrose Boys and Girls Club, printed off by visiting (select Camrose Chapter), faxed to 780.608.7833, email kidsportcamrose@ or call 780.608.1952

Now Showing Friday, Jan. 24 to Thursday, Jan. 30 Nightly: 7:00 & 9:00 pm Saturday & Sunday Matinees: 2:00 pm G

Nightly: 6:40 & 9:30 pm Saturday & Sunday Matinees: 1:40 pm PG – Coarse Language and Violence

Nightly: 7:10 & 9:20 pm Saturday & Sunday Matinees: 1:30 pm PG – Coarse Language and Violence

Nightly: 8:50 pm ONLY 14A – Coarse Language ID REQUIRED

Nightly: 7:20 & 9:10 pm Saturday & Sunday Matinees: 1:50 pm PG – Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children

Nightly: 6:50 ONLY Saturday & Sunday Matinees: 2:10 pm Russell deCarle



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an invitation to the 11th

augustana human library he n t n I

Ever wondered


Jan Buterman will be returning with an update after a judge’s recent decision that his case should be heard by an Alberta Human Rights Commission tribunal. Monday, January 27th at 7pm

what it would be like to choose your gender? Or, what it would be like to be a young, single parent while pursuing a University Degree?

January 26 - 27 2014


A Human Library is an initiative in which people called ‘Readers’ who want to learn about a specific topic ‘check out’ people called ‘Human Books’ for an hour of conversation.

The schedule and description of all ‘Human Books’ will be posted to the augustana human library website or call 780-679-1156 for information.

• survival of childhood sexual abuse • escaping the war in Serbia • life of a married lesbian • grieving family of suicide victim • living with physical and cognitive challenges • living as a transgender person • wounds of an Afghan vet • hearing a loud new world with a Cochlear implant • being intersex

growing with people growing in community growing our world

Open to Augustana students, staff and faculty, and the public. BRING PICTURE ID to the Augustana Campus Library service desk to ‘check out’ the ‘Human Books’ of your choice. Sponsored by:

“Conversation” photo by Benson Kua. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic. Used with permission.

Annual General Meeting Tuesday, January 28, 7 p.m. At the theatre

This AGM will see the election of board members. You are encouraged to let your name stand for election if you are willing to bring energy and commitment to this worthwhile endeavour.

Call the theatre at 672-5510 and a board member will get back to you promptly.


Camrose Kodiaks Matt Waseylenko, left, and Cam Gotaas, right, presented hockey fan Kim Harder with Keith Urban tickets drawn at the Kodiaks game on Friday, Jan. 10. The concert was held on Jan. 18.

Shades of Love a musical treat for everyone Submitted

Ah…Valentine’s Day…A day of love, romance and candy hearts! Are you one who can’t wait for it to arrive? Is it the best part of winter, a beacon of sunshine in the grey skies of February? Or perhaps you’re one who wishes to avoid it like the plague? Who needs to be reminded about getting your heart trampled on? Maybe you land somewhere in between. Well no matter what your take is on this holiday about all things love, we have a must see event for you! On Saturday, Feb. 8, the girls of Blue Thistle; Tova Olson, Deanna Didriksen, Michelle Kennedy-Hawkins and newest member Jayla Brewer along with their friends Charlene Brown, Carolyn Olson and Kim Denis, will take you on a musical journey through all the ups and downs and ins and outs of that crazy thing we call love. The concert, aptly entitled Shades of Love, the light and dark of the heart, will have a little bit of something for everyone, such as great arrangements of tunes by the Andrews Sisters, Elvis Presley, the Real Group and even Alanis Morissette. Throw in some jazz standards, some feel good songs, some crying songs and some pick me up songs, and then add some drums, guitar, bass, keys, brass and saxophones and you have a recipe for a real cooker! Then to top it off, you can satisfy your taste buds with a savory selection of desserts and beverages. The concert will take place Saturday, Feb. 8, at 7 pm in the Regal Room, Camrose Resort Casino. Tickets are available in advance only from Charlene Brown. Call 780679-7391 or email ncbrown@ Doors will open at 6 p.m. for cocktail hour with cash bar. Seating will be reserved. Don’t get caught without a ticket. Last time this gang performed together the concert was sold out!

Young performer Storbakken joins Bailey Buckaroos By Murray Green

The Storbakken family band has been playing music in the Sedgewick area for many years. Fourth generation member and lead vocalist, 10-year-old Ty Storbakken, will be joining the Bailey Buckaroos for a special show on Sunday, Jan. 26. “We’ve got a really great line up this month for The Bailey Buckaroos,” said show spokesman Curtis Bessette. “One of the main performers will be Ty Storbakken, who belts out the classic country

tunes of Hank Williams like nobody’s business.” Ty, who lives in Camrose, has been singing since he could talk, or remember. “I started singing country because my grandpa is a farmer and likes country music,” reasoned Ty. “My uncle Ryan wanted me to sing a few Christmas songs for grandpa two or three years ago and then I started singing with the band. He (grandpa Ralph) has a band that he plays banjo with and

I sang on three songs on his CD. I have also sang at anniversaries, birthdays and at a lodge. I still get a little nervous, but I’m getting better.” The young vocalist is concentrating on singing on stage, while learning to play instruments in his spare time. “I play the saxophone at school and I then take a break to learn to play guitar,” he said. Ty’s uncle, Hugo Meland, is a friend of Rudy Famulak and he asked him

to listen to his nephew. Rudy loved his voice and asked Ty to sing a few songs with the Buckaroos. Joining another band, such as the Buckaroos, will be a new experience for Ty. “I’m learning seven or eight songs for the show, but I’m not sure that I’ll be singing them all. I will come on stage and sing three or four songs and then come back later to sing another three or four songs,” added Ty. The young singer is

learning songs performed over 150 years ago, as well as Waylon Jennings’ hit “Put Another Log on the Fire” and Hank Williams classics. “Singing is fun and I have a pretty good voice. I was nervous when I started with grandpa and now again with the Buckaroos, but I will get used them. They offer me good advice if I’m not doing something right,” said Ty. “If I do well they support me and say, good job.”

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Building permit value was higher in November By Dan Jensen

The City of Camrose issued nine building permits having a combined total value of $1,667,645 in the month of November. The total value of building permits issued by the City of Camrose in November of 2012 was $17,252,780. "This November's building permit value represents a minus $15,585,135, or a 90 per cent decrease over November, 2012," said a report by QMP administrator Jeremy Enarson at the Jan. 6 meeting of Camrose City council. Residential building permits accounted for $919,750 of the month's total value, followed by commercial permits at $717,895 and institutional permits at $30,000. The largest permit was one for $567,895, issued to Canalta Real Estate Services for an A&W addition and renovation project. Institutional permits accounted for $14,650,000 of the total building permit value of $17,252,780 in November, 2012, followed by residential permits at $1,478,500, industrial permits at $594,280 and commercial permits at $530,000. The total value of permits issued during the first 11 months of the year was higher than it was after November of 2012. The total value of $51,607,946 included residential permits in the amount of $26,731,408, institutional permits which had a total value of $14,077,295, commercial permits at $8,093,857 and industrial permits at $2,705,385. The total value of building permits after 11 months of 2012 was $43,089,191, with $16,749,558 coming in residential, $15,812245 coming in institutional, $5,826,097 coming in commercial and $4,701,291 coming in industrial. The number of single family dwelling units and apartment duplex units completed to the end of November was 52 and 64 respectively.

Foreign delegates add colour to bull congress By Laurel Nadon Special to The Camrose Booster

The international aspect of the Canadian Bull Congress has become a trademark of the popular Camrose event, coming Jan. 24 and 25. International delegates from England, Ireland, Scotland and Denmark have been toured through the area during the congress since 2005. The international delegates typically make presentations at the 4-H programs during the congress, speaking with youth about agriculture in their country. They have also gone to schools and spoken to classes studying agriculture in different countries. “The international guests that we bring here, we introduce them to the people who are exhibiting, but we don’t limit people to just the breeders,” said Bob Prestage, a Canadian Bull Congress committee member. “They talk to them (4-H youth) about their country, their environment. They message how they market their livestock, how their government works with them as an industry to promote the beef-cattle business. They talk about customs within their country.” He noted that the conversations between the delegates and the youth also include lifestyle and how they live within their countries, with topics such as how they celebrate Christmas. Prestage said that the process of selecting an international delegate typically begins with the guest showing an interest in coming to Canada, with the commit-

Members of the Ireland delegation who visited the Canadian Bull Congress in 2013 were, left to right, Francis Fitzpatrick, Liam Cahill, Frieda Kinnarney, Gerry Smyth and Paul McCartney.

tee then suggesting that they attend the bull congress. At last year’s event, the congress hosted four delegates from Ireland, including the manager of the Tullamore Show which is a broader show for all livestock where there are 650 booths and 1,700 head of livestock annually. Canadian Minister of Agriculture Gerry Ritz and Alberta Minister of Agriculture Verlyn Olson were on hand to tour the exhibits with the delegates. “Here they had an occasion where they could meet with people from different countries right here in Canada,” Prestage said. The funding to bring delegates here is primarily from a program offered by the Canadian Beef Breeds Council, and Prestage noted that there won’t be a delegate at the 2014 congress as the committee was unable

to access enough funds this year. “The funding to assist people to come here is from federal, provincial and bull congress,” Prestage said. “This year the finances just didn’t get put together in a way that made it feasible to invite people.” He noted that there are typically many foreign guests from countries such as the United States and Mexico who attend the event on their own, often coming specifically to find genetics for a particular breed of cattle. While they may not make purchases during the congress, visitors often make important contacts and are later able to purchase embryos, semen or live cattle. Prestage said that the event is an important way for Canadians to market genetics. “It’s called the Canadian Bull Congress for a reason.

We’re promoting Canadian beef cattle genetics,” Prestage said. “We’re not just promoting genetics from around this area. We encourage individual breeders to travel and people who are in the business of exporting genetics.” The Canadian Bull Congress has represented the industry by participating in the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Tullamore Show in Ireland, and World Angus Forum in Spruce Meadows. Committee members have participated in outbound missions to England, Scotland, Ireland and the United States, touring farms, markets, cooperatives, parliament and processing plants. The goal of the Canadian Bull Congress is continued participation in both inbound and outbound international marketing opportunities.

New fun event at Canadian Bull Congress By Dan Jensen

The Canadian Bull Congress committee will be having a little bit of fun with its sponsors at the Camrose Regional Exhibition this Friday. "We're going to be playing a game kind of like musical chairs starting at a 3 p.m.," explained Canadian Bull Congress committee member Dave Vikse. "It should be pretty entertaining and good for a few laughs seeing these guys make mistakes." Sponsors will be handed the reins to a bull or a steer they will have the opportunity to parade inside the show ring while music is being played. In order to advance to the next level they must be standing inside a hula hoop while in control of their animal when the music stops playing. "We will be starting the game with 10 sponsors and nine hula hoops," said Vikse. "The sponsor that is not in the hula hoop when the music stops will be eliminated. Every time someone is eliminated we will take another hula hoop from the

Local officials will be able to lead an bull or steer into the ring as Kalbfleish Taylor dd during the 2013 4-H single purebred heifer show.

ring until there are only two sponsors and one hula hoop remaining." Having a bull or steer stop where you want him to is not always very easy, as those who are involved in the cattle industry can attest. "We could see the animals dragging the sponsors around a bit," said Vikse. "We have enlisted the help of former Alberta premier Ed Stelmach to serve as the

official judge in case there are any disputes as to which sponsor gets to the hula hoop first and which one is eliminated." The game will start with each of the committee introducing the sponsors and saying a little bit about how they support the Canadian Bull Congress. "We're going to have Norm Mayer, the mayor of Camrose, Don Gregorwich,

the reeve of Camrose County, Jackie Rae Greening from CFCW, the regional managers from ATB and AFSC and a few others," said Vikse. "From what I can tell they are all pretty eager and excited about participating." The game is one that Vikse came up with on his own as a way of recognizing the sponsors who have been so good to the Canadian Bull Congress through the years. "We are extremely grateful for all the support they have given us," said Vikse. "Without their help the cost of the Canadian Bull Congress would be so high that the producers would never be able to attend or put the cattle together for the commercial guys to see. I know for myself as a producer and the owner of Vikse Family Farm it is hugely important." Announcement

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The goaltender stopped 33 of 36 shots to remain unbeaten for Augustana. The Vikings had 40 shots on the Portage net. “The size of the players is the main difference,” he said about the transition to the university ranks. “Everyone is a lot stronger and bigger and shoots the puck harder. With goalies you don’t chance a lot. You still play the angles. I have confidence in my teammates because I know Augustana will be a good team for as long as I am here. We have a good bunch of guys here.” In the rematch, Kevin Lourens and Bonish both collected two goals and an assist to led the Augustana offence. Bradley, Bourke and Craig Cornelsen chipped in with single markers. Joel Danyluk played between the pipes and turned away 40 of the 43 shots he faced from a determined Briercrest squad. The Vikings recorded 38 shots on the Clippers’ net. The Vikings are at home on Jan. 24 and 25 when the

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The women’s club dropped two decisions to SAIT, 3-1 and 3-2. Augustana won the first game 25-20, but then lost three straight games 25-13, 25-21 and 26-24 to lose the match. Keri Alcorn led the team with five kills. Catherine Laskosky recorded 11 digs while both Stephanie Zahara and Alcorn had 10 digs. Continued on page 32

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A fun Minor Hockey Week in Camrose

Players on the Novice Bruins and Lightning watch the bouncing puck during a scramble.

Tanner Sheets and Connor Johnson of the Leafs combine efforts to slip the puck past the Bruins goalie on Jan. 19.

Haven Trautman of the Flyers couldn’t find the puck on this play. The game ended in a tie.

The Leafs saluted the parents and fans after they won their final game of the week.

Dad Michael Van Petten ties Griffin’s skates on Sunday.

Jeremy Burr of the Panthers tries to control a bouncing puck on a breakaway.

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CALC offering courses By Dan Jensen

The Camrose Adult Learning Council is offering a number of courses this winter to help local residents boost their reading, writing and math skills. “We’re encouraging people to register and get going with them,” explained Camrose Adult Learning Council executive director Diane McLaren. “We’ve had good attendance in the past and we hope that continues.” Family Story Writing

An eight-week Family Story Writing course taught by Shirley Lyster starting Jan. 27 is designed to help participants fulfill their New Year’s resolution to get those family stories written, compiled and put into book form. The plan is simple: commit to two pages a week with the group setting adding motivation. “It’s an awesome course if you want to write your autobiography, write about your life, or write your family story,” said McLaren. “The people who are into genealogy will really appreciate it because it is not focused on teaching them to write per se but giving them ideas on how to construct a family story that is interesting using different themes, topics and ways of looking at things. One topic might be career and jobs, so if they are writing their family story or your their own story they might talk about their own career or jobs.” Writing from the Heart

A Writing from the Heart course taught by McLaren starting Feb. 20 will provide the chance for participants to express themselves better verbally and in writing while exploring life and the world from new perspectives. “I have run this course in the past in a variety of different ways,” said McLaren, adding it is based on the Writing Out Loud books by Deborah Morgan. “The last time it was for people who were writing already and were already pretty good grammatically but wanted help in making what they had to say more interesting. This year it is aimed towards people who want to improve their basic grammar and punctuation, or have a hard time tying their paragraphs together. There will be an element every week of learning solid writing construction, after which they will take the writing and look at ways of improving it. They will be able to write about our lives or anything else they find interesting.” Managing My Money

Managing My Money, taught by McLaren starting Jan. 20, is a six week course aimed at helping people improve their personal money management. Topics will include using your money as a tool, tracking your spending, identifying spending leaks, managing temptations, emotional spending, debt reduction, finding ways to save

money, credit and the benefits of registered savings plans. “The thing I like about it is that it is not just a course about budgeting,” said McLaren, who teaches the course at least twice a year. “It really helps people track their spending and see where they are putting their money so that they can make sure they get where they want to go and don’t fritter it away. It is not about me telling them what to do with their money, but is based on the participants’ own values, goals and dreams.” Essential Skills for Work and Life

An Essential Skills for Work and Life course running for seven weeks starting Jan. 22 is aimed at helping participants gain greater understanding of what they read, as well as improve their grammar and spelling. “It is for people who have some reading and writing skills but really want to improve them, either for work or their own satisfaction,” said McLaren. “It could be for someone for whom English is not his or her first language, someone who has had a stroke or an accident who needs to recover the skills he or she once possessed, or someone who just needs to build up skills for advancement in his or her career. They will look at things like how to write a proper business letter or email if they need to get a refund or make a special request, how to fill out a proper form, and even how to calculate the deductions on their pay cheque to ensure they received the right amount. All those things are very important literacy skills for daily living.” GED preparation

GED courses on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Feb. 11 will provide participants all they need to know to successfully write their high school equivalency exams. “We offer the GED course twice a year, once in the winter/spring and once in the fall,” said McLaren. “The person who teaches it is very proficient and will help participants with any extra things that they need.” The Essential Skills for Work and Life will be accepting applications after the program gets underway. “If people are not here on day one they can still start the course, so if you saw the ad and forgot to call and it started last week you can probably go in,” said McLaren. “The Managing My Money, Family Story Writing and Writing from the Heart courses are a little different because they kind of build on each other, so we encourage people to get in as soon as they can.” Camrose Adult Learning Council’s typical classes involve between six and 12 participants maximum. More information may be obtained by calling McLaren at 780-6728754.

Arnold Bertram Harold Hagen March 29, 1920 – January 12, 2014 Arnold Bertram Harold Hagen, the first son of Hans and Alma Hagen, was born on the farm in Hagen, Saskatchewan on March 29, 1920. His grandmother acted as the midwife for the delivery. He had two older sisters, Irene and Rose (Ken) Arnstead. Completing the family were two younger brothers, Lloyd (Ida) and Clarence (Ruth), as well as sisters Harriet (Orville) Pederson and Helen (Norman) Salte. As a boy, Arnold combined many farm tasks with his love of sports – especially hockey and baseball. He played for the Hagen hockey and baseball teams. As was common in that time, he quit school after grade nine.  In 1942, Arnold was drafted into the army. While in the army, he contracted pneumonia, followed by pleurisy and emphysema, which almost took his life. Due to the time needed for recovery, he was honourably discharged from the army.   He enrolled at SLBI, Outlook, completing his high school and Bible school (1943-1946). God’s hand was in this as he met his future wife, Ruth Oine McFarlane while in attendance there. They were married on August 21, 1946 at Ratner, Saskatchewan. To this union were added Ruby (Dennis Knudtson), Daniel (Audrey Friggstad), David (Sheri Gueldenhaar), Joy (Orville Evenson), Crystal (Doug MacKay) and Philip (June Olsen).  Sensing a call to the gospel ministry, Arnold and Ruth moved to Saskatoon in 1946 where Arnold completed his Bachelor of Arts (University of Saskatchewan) and Bachelor of Divinity (Luther Seminary) in 1950. Their home in Saskatoon was a granary, renovated by Arnold, and moved from a farm. He obtained his Master of Theology (1976) from the seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota and an honorary Doctorate of Divinity (1986) from Luther Seminary, Saskatoon.  Their places of ministry over the years were:  Prince Albert (1950-1952), Vancouver (1952-62), Camrose (CLBI president, 1962 -1985) and, after retiring, Kingman/Round Hill (1985-1993).  Arnold was active in various positions in the church at large as well as the World Mission Prayer League. In later years, he led Bible studies and Sunday services in Mesa, Arizona. He also led Bible studies at retirement homes in Camrose and provided interm pulpit supply throughout central Alberta. Arnold was noted for his great ability to memorize, committing to memory many books of the Bible. He loved to sing and play his violin, as well as engaging in farming with his son David for 30 years. However, his first love was sharing the gospel through teaching and preaching. He was a loving father and husband whose family meant the world to him.  During his last years, he suffered from cancer with it gradually consuming his body. In looking to the future, he was excited to reach his heavenly home. Quoting from the Apostle Paul, “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21) Also from Psalm 116:15, “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” He leaves behind his wife Ruth; his six children and their spouses; 21 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren with two more expected in March. A Funeral Service was held ar 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17, 2014 from Messiah Lutheran Church with Pastors Harold Rust and Rob Lewis officiating. Interment has taken place in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to CLBI, World Mission Prayer League, or to the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences please visit

Camrose and Daysland was in care of the arrangements Phone 780-672-2121 “Dedicated service since 1906”

Marvin Boettger Marvin Boettger was born on the family farm near Tofield, AB on July 7, 1922; he passed away in Tofield, AB on January 16, 2014 at the age of 91 years. He is survived by three sons Derril (Wanda), Elwood (Heather), Jerry (Val); eight grandchildren Bruce (Shantelle), Lisa (Craig) Schweitzer, Jason (Kim), Brad (Lisa), Ryan (Stephanie), Brent (Jen), Shawn, Corey; 15 greatgrandchildren; two sisters-inlaw Elsie Boettger and Marjorie Boettger; special friend Joyce Mackie; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Marvin was predeceased by his wife Edith in 2008. A funeral service took place at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Salem Mennonite Church with Pastor Mark Loewen officiating. Interment took place at Salem Mennonite Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee.

The family of

Sal Sieben …would like to thank everyone who sent flowers, food, monetary donations, called us with a kind word, sent a card, or was there to help in any way. The loss of Sal was made easier with the love and support we received from our friends and family. Your expressions of sympathy were greatly appreciated and will never be forgotten. We would also like to thank The Bethany Group staff, Burgar Funeral Home and all individuals who participated in making Sal’s funeral mass so special. Please accept this in lieu of thank you cards. – Clara, Sheena and Trysta

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Shirley Macdonald

Mary Ann Blatz Mary, daughter of Herman and Margaret Blatz was born in Macklin, SK on March 21, 1927. She married Wendelin Blatz on June 28, 1949 and together they were blessed with nine children, five boys and four girls. Angels guided her to her heavenly home on January 10, 2014. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Theresa (Frank) Tradler, Diane ( Jerry) Duff, Jack (Linda), Gerry (Bonnie), Geraldine (Chuck) Marple, Warren (Colleen), Glen (Marcia), Christine (Blair) Richmond, Doug (Carol); 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; her sisters and brothers Sr. Hermana Blatz, Cathy Belanger, Vicky Sturek, Ron (Jan), Anne Blatz, Joe (Pauline) and Aloysia (Zig) Famulak: sisters-in-law Caroline and Isabel Blatz; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mary was predeceased by her husband Wendelin in September 2008; her father Herman; mother Margaret; her sister Sr. Clara; brothers Herman, Alec, Rupert, Bert and Peter; sisters-in-law Cecilia and Helen; and brothers-inlaw Walter Sturek and Carl Belanger. A prayer vigil was held at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel in Camrose. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 16, 2014 at St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church in Camrose. Memorial donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S. or to the Alzheimer’s Society.

Shirley Macdonald of New Norway, AB passed away on January 13, 2014 at the age of 62 years. She is survived by her husband Charles; sons Scott (Brenda) and Travis (Sheri); grandchildren Brianna, Abby, Katie and Nicholas; brothers Ted (Linda), Pat (Geri Christman) and Danny (Faye) Wychopen; sisters Linda (Dale Kelley) and Sandra (Brian) Tiller; her mother Annie Wychopen; numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Nicholas and brothers Peter and Kost. A memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 20, 2014 at the RCMP Hall Arena at Glendon, Alberta. Memorial donations may be made to “Haying in the ’30s”.

Jacob Peter Nickel Jacob Peter Nickel of Tofield, AB was born in Russia on September 17, 1921; he passed away in Tofield on January 13, 2014 at the age of 92 years. He is survived by his loving wife Lydia and large family, as well as many friends. A time for public visitation will be held at 7:30 p.m.. on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Tofield Funeral Chapel. A funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at The House church (5830-51 Street, Tofield, AB) with Pastor Ken Stumph officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee or to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Gladys Djuve who passed away on January 23, 2000 Nothing can be more beautiful Than the memories we have   of you, To us, you were so special, God must have thought so, too. Love always, Donna, Reinhard, Christine and family

The family of

Shirley Pryor …would like to extend their thanks and appreciation for all of the support in the form of memorial donations, prayer, thoughts, flowers and food in memory of our much loved and sadly missed mother/ grandmother. Thanks also to Burgar Funeral Home for your patience and guidance throughout the Christmas season and a special thanks to all of Shirley’s colleagues at Canada Post and clients on Rural Route #2 for honoring Shirley and her tenure as a Rural Mail Carrier.

Our dedicated team of funeral directors and colleagues: (Front L-R): Rod Madison, Jennifer Kontek, Leona Norenberg, Keri Vickers, Bob Hanrahan. (Middle L-R): John Person, Cam Parker, Jim Gillespie, Bart Orr. (Back L-R): Barrie Fenby, Robert Lyslo, Alvin Koehli

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William Fredrick Mugler William Fredrick Mugler of Medicine Hat, formerly of Camrose, passed away on December 16, 2013 at the age of 61 years. He is survived by his special friends Jennifer and Sherry Lynn; numerous family and friends. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 27, 2014 at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel in Camrose. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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Connie Jean Rickards January 16, 1956 – January 19, 2013 One year has passed   since that sad day, When one we loved   was called away; God took her home,   it was His will, But in our hearts, she liveth still. Forever loved and greatly missed, Mom, Wyatt, Melanie and Erik, Mallory, Christian and James, All your family and friends

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Toyota Tundra Taking a back seat to no one

Geoff Skakun By Dan Jensen

When it comes to performance and capability, the 2014 Toyota Tundra at Toyota City, Wetaskiwin, takes a back seat to no one. Tundra boasts big powerful brakes, two available engines, an advanced transmission, and a proven towing capacity of up to 4,762 kg. The 4.6 litre i-Ford V8 generates 310 horsepower and 327 lb.-ft. of torque while making the most of every drop of fuel. Tundra’s 5.7 litre i-Force V8 features the largest displacement of any engine in Toyota’s history. The 32-valve DOHC powerplant generates an impressive 381 horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of torque. Advanced technologies include dual variable valve timing with intelligence (VVT-i) and sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection. Both workhorse engines are governed by a 6-speed automatic super ECT transmission that provides effortless shifting, even on uphill grades. Both feature a tow/ haul mode that automatically changes shift patterns, boosts torque and engages engine braking to enhance control when hauling or towing heavy loads. Both engines also feature a standard transmission cooler system, as well as a standard transmission oil temperature gauge.

From the job site, to the commute home, or to the home improvement store on the weekend, Tundra delivers sure-footed performance with exceptional stability under load. Its double wishbone suspension system with coil springs, gas shocks and stabilizer bar up front, and heavy duty multi-leaf springs and bias mounted gas shocks in the rear ensure it. If you like to venture off the beaten track, available TRD offroad packages (4x4 Double Cab SR 4.6 litre or 5.7 litre and 4x4 CrewMax SR5 5.7 litre models) offer Bilstein shock absorbers that automatically alter damping based on speed and terrain for better tiresurface contact, increased cornering stability, and superior tracking. With big power comes big responsibility. That’s why Tundra is equipped with enormous 13.9” front brake rotors and class-first fourpiston calipers. Particularly when you’re towing, Tundra’s big rotors can help to provide the confidence that when you apply the brakes, the Tundra – and your trailer – will come safely to a stop. With Tundra, you don’t need to sweat the big stuff. With a maximum payload of 859kg (1,895 lbs.) and a towing capacity of 4,762 kg (4x2 Regular Cab long box), it’s safe to assume that, if the 2014 Tundra can’t move it, it wasn’t meant to be moved.

After all, it towed a Space Shuttle! Tundra also works smart with a towing package on all 5.7L models including a heavy duty (Class IV weight distribution) hitch receiver, four- or seven-pin connector, extendable, power adjustable folding and heated mirrors, trailer brake controller prewire, supplemental transmission cooler and transmission fluid temperature gauge. Interior

Tundra’s interior is completely redesigned for purpose and practicality, without compromising on comfort and convenience. SR and SR5 grades are packaged for work or at home projects with unique driver and passenger zones, metallic accents and bold contrasting fabric. The Limited grade offers warm and inviting premium styling with leather seating surfaces, matching soft-touch stitched door and console surfaces, and woodgrain accents. Finally, the Platinum grade was luxuriously designed to indulge personal truck users, with perforated black diamondstitched leather seating, door and instrument panel inserts, and brushed aluminum accents that offer an upscale urban feel. The all-new westernthemed 1794 Edition pays homage to the Texas ranch, founded in the year 1794, where the Tundra plant is

now situated. The 1794 Edition CrewMax adds luxurious, western-style refinement to Tundra’s legendary toughness. Inside is exclusive premium saddle tan brown leather seating with embossed and suede accents. Matching soft-touch materials accent the shift console, the front and rear door trim, and the instrument panel. Rich maple woodgrain adorns the steering wheel, dash and shifter. For 2014, Tundra’s ergonomic improvements include easier driver access to controls. The centre cluster has been moved closer to the driver, reducing the reach to audio and climate controls by over 6.6 cm (2.6 inches). Dials are large enough to be operated with work gloves on. An all-new instrument panel features meters with 3D metallic rings and individual gauges grouped in a clear, easy-to-see design with a centre-mounted 3.5-inch TFT multi-information display screen. A 60/40 split rear “jump seat” design flips up with one hand, in both the Double Cab and CrewMax. The result is vastly increased cargo capacity. Add to this an underseat storage tray in the DoubleCab, a huge centre console box with 12V power and room for your laptop on models with bucket seats, a large locking glove box, and an over-

head console, you’ll discover that Tundra offers versatile options for moving and storing your stuff. Tundra Double Cab and CrewMax models offer the option of a 40/20/40 front bench seat or heated bucket seats. With the bench seating, the centre seat folds down for use as an armrest with multiple storage compartments and dual cup holders. In all models, air conditioning with a cabin air filter is standard, while Limited and Platinum models offer dual zone automatic climate control. Platinum models offer heated and ventilated leather seats with eight-way power adjustment and lumbar support with memory. New for 2014, Tundra is equipped with Toyota’s advanced display audio system with AM/FM radio, CD, MP3/WMA capability, USB and auxiliary input, and voice recognition. It also includes standard Bluetooth® and an integrated backup camera. SR models get a 6.1-inch display, while the SR5, Limited and Platinum models feature a seveninch display with integrated SiriusXM satellite radio. The CrewMax Platinum adds premium JBL audio. You can see the 2014 Toyota Tundra at Toyota City, 4120-56 Street, Wetaskiwin. Phone 780-352-2225 and ask for one of the friendly sales professionals.

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NEW RIDE. Do you cycle? We want to hear from you!

The Camrose Healthy Lifestyle Coalition is currently looking at ways to increase active transportation in Camrose. It has been identified that one of the barriers to cycling in our community is the shortage of bike racks. We are administering a short survey about public bike racks and their use in our city. The survey will be open from Jan. 20th to Feb. 20th, 2014. The survey can be accessed online at: Paper copies of the survay can be obtained from the following locations: Camrose Aquatic Centre, Chuck MacLean Arts Centre, Augustana Fitness Centre, Camrose Public Health and Children’s Rehabilitation Services. For more information about the survey please contact:

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Retail offers not combinable with any CPA/GPC or Daily Rental incentives, the Commercial Upfit Program or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). †Until February 28, 2014, eligible purchase financing and lease customers will have the equivalent of their first four bi-weekly payments covered Available in most new Ford vehicles with 6-month by Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited up to a maximum amount per eligible vehicle (the “Offer”). The Offer applies to the first four bi-weekly payments for customers paying on a bi-weekly basis and the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 and multiplied by 4 for customers paying on a monthly basis (“First 4 pre-paid subscription Bi-Weekly Payments”). Maximum amounts are $500 on 2013/2014 [Focus S and Fiesta S]; $750 on 2013/2014 [Focus (excluding S), Fiesta (excluding S)] and 2014 [CMAX]; $1,000 on 2013/2014 [Fusion], 2014 [Mustang (excluding Shelby GT500), Escape]; $1,250 on 2013/2014 [Taurus, Edge], 2014 [F-150 Regular Cab, Super Cab, and Super Crew]; $1,500 on 2013/2014 [Flex], 2014 [Explorer]; $1,750 on 2014 [Expedition]. All Mustang Shelby GT500, Transit Connect, E-Series, F-150 Raptor, Super Duty, Medium Truck, Chassis, Stripped Cab and cutaway models excluded. Offer only available on approved credit (O.A.C.) from Ford Credit. If the equivalent of the First 4 Bi-Weekly Payments exceeds the maximum amount, the customer will be responsible for the balance. First 4 Bi-Weekly (or monthly payment equivalent, as applicable) payments are required from customer. Finance customers will receive a cheque for the amount of their First 4 Bi-Weekly Payments from the dealer. For RCL customers, the first month’s payment will be waived and they will receive a cheque for the amount of two bi-weekly payments according to the formula described above - customer will then be responsible for making all of his/her remaining scheduled payments in accordance with their contract. Offer not available to cash purchase customers. 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Offers include freight and air tax of $1,765/$1,765/$1,765 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. **Until February 28, 2014, receive 6.09% annual percentage rate (APR) purchase financing on a 2013 F-150 Super Cab XLT 4x4 with 5.0L engine/2013 F-150 Super Crew XLT 4x4 with 5.0L engine/2014 F-250 Super Cab XLT 4X4 Western Edition with power seats for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $430/$472/$641 (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of $199/$218/$296 with a down payment of $2,100 or equivalent trade-in. 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Royal victory Murray Green, Camrose Booster Brooke Cunningham of the OLMP Royals basketball team looks for a shot during a game against the Ermineskin Eagles in tournament action on Jan. 9. The Royals placed third in the first high school basketball tournament the school has hosted.

The Our Lady of Mount Pleasant School Royals girls’ basketball team placed third at its first high school tournament on Jan. 10 and 11. In the tournament final, the New Norway Spartans battled the Fairview Cobras with a close match until the last four minutes. New Norway poured on the offence to win 62-45 in the final. A close game also occurred in the contest for third place. Regulation time didn’t determine a winner, so it was a winner take all five minute overtime period. OLMP defeated the Camrose Composite High School Trojans junior varsity squad 50-46 in an intense and hard fought battle. J. R. Robson of Vegreville beat the Lacombe Rams 54-35 in the consolation match. The OLMP players welcomed a home tournament. “Everyone was excited to have a home tournament, more so for the other players than me because I’m new here. It’s awesome that parents, friends and the school students are able to come out and watch us. The coaches also wanted to get more players into the game to gain valuable experience,” said Laura Singer, a Grade 10 player on the Royals. “We will have a lot more experience by the time most of the players reach Grade 12. Although the first game was easier, we expected some tough competition.” The OLMP squad has waited for success for some time. “The OLMP Royals have had a fantastic start to their season. Last year, we won one game all season, and so far this season we have won the consolation final at the tournament in Fort Saskatchewan and won third place at our OLMP tournament with a season record of

4-3 to start,” explained coach Jaymie Reinhart. “The girls have improved immensely, only practicing since the start of December and having a team comprised primarily of Grade 10 students.” The thought of hosting a tournament proved motivation for the Royals. “The girls played phenomenal against Erminskin on Friday, limiting them to one basket in all of the second half of the game,” said Jamie. “We faced a tough competitor on Saturday morning, against New Norway who is ranked fifth in the province for 1A schools. Our team played hard in the first half against a team who is quick, tall and strong. In our game against Camrose Composite JV, both sides fought hard from the start of the game. Our OLMP girls adjusted to their defense well, and in the second half played a strong offensive game. Candice Chartrand was a tough defender up top, creating turnovers with her quick hands and feet. Brooke Cunningham and Laura Singer made a great team scoring a combined total of 42 out of 50 points. The girls made OLMP’s first senior high basketball tournament a success. We are looking forward to more success and growth as the season progresses.” A tournament was scheduled when the excitement for basketball increased last November. “This year we had a lot more people tryout. I think its good for the team. When the Grade 12’s graduate this year, we will have strong players coming up. Our strength of the team is that we bonded really well and everyone knows what the other player is going to do on the court,” said Laura. “We are getting better with each game.”

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Tanner MacMaster scored a power play goal in the third period to break a 1-1 deadlock and give the Camrose Kodiaks a victory over the Whitecourt Wolverines Jan. 10. The game winner was set up by a good first pass by defenceman Quinn Brown. “Coach (Boris Rybalka) always tells us that defence wins championships, so we always want to keep the score within reach and score on our opportunities,” said Quinn. “We have the goalies to do it. Devin (McDonald) has been playing well and Matt (Zentner), we kind of hung out to dry against Bonnyville, but he played well for us. We are strong defensively, so we want to keep it low scoring.” Brett Njaa started the scoring in the first frame, but the Wolverines responded less than two minutes later. The teams were content to play close checking playoff-style hockey the rest of the way. Quinn, from Lacombe, prides himself on his work in his own end. “Defence comes from for me and I like to think that I can move the puck up to the forwards and play a good transition game,” he said. “I try to contribute offensively when I can.” Goalie Devin McDonald stopped 32 of 33 shots directed his way. Camrose fired 28 at the Whitecourt net. The Kodiaks continued with the same game plan against the Bonny Pontiacs two days later, but only received one point for their efforts. “It was good to get three points even though we didn’t play as well against Bonnyville. Ever since the holiday break we have been playing a lot better,” said Quinn. “We are all buying in and we’re closer to being where we want to be. We are trusting the coaches and the systems. (Coach Boris Rybalka) knows what he is talking about and we are trying to play to the system.” Ryker Leer and Jody Sick netted tallies in the opening period. After Leer scored Bonnyville tied it up, only to have the Kodiaks take the lead a minute later. The Pontiacs evened the score in the second and the score remained 2-2 until the overtime period. Less than a minute in, Bonnyville grabbed the game winner. Goalie Matt Zentner was sharp when he needed to be. Bonnyville poured the pressure on him in the second period, outshooting

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VALENTINE BEEF SUPPER – Sunday, Feb. 9, 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. Moose Hall, 5001-52 Ave. Adults: $13; 6 - 10 yrs.: $6.50; under 5: Free. Pie for dessert. JEANNE CAMPBELL IS TURNING 80! – Help us celebrate Sunday, Feb. 2. Open House 1 - 4 p.m., Round Hill Community Centre. No gifts please!

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THANK YOU WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK our friends and family for coming out on such a cold, windy day to help us say goodbye to our Mother and Grandmother, Dorothy Spiller. Your hugs, expressions of sympathy, gifts of food, flowers and the gift of your time spent with us are all greatly appreciated. To the Providence Place staff and Daysland Ambulance staff and the RCMP for helping us through a difficult time on Christmas morning, thank you. Thank you to Les, Cheryl and Joe and Fee & Sons for your caring and compassion. To the Daysland UCW for the tasty lunch, another big thank you. Dan and Kathryn at Budding Ideas, you did a fabulous job on choosing the flowers. Another big thank you to Rev. Brian Hunter who did such a great job of telling everyone who she really was and for spending time with us and to Audrey Hoynick for her beautiful music. Please accept this as your personal thank you in lieu of a card. A memorial donation will be made in her name. Rest in peace Mom and Grandma – Joyce and Wayne, Denise and Patrick and family, Owen and Betty-Jean and family. IN THE PASSING OF GLENN OLSON I would like to sincerely thank the following people who helped me through this difficult time of Glenn’s sudden death: Dale Bowal, Grace and Gerald Torpe, who provided transportation, support, guidance and a shoulder to lean on; Cam Parker for his compassionate attention to all the necessary details which he handled with such a caring, personal touch; Merle Stover for choosing the music and showing his musical talent; Mary Ann Pastuck, the Legion Padre, who gave such a personalized eulogy for Glenn’s Celebration of Life. No one could have done it better. Thanks to the many Legion and Auxiliary members who gave such an impressive tribute to Glenn at the service and for preparing and serving the plentiful, delicious lunch. Thanks to staff and residents of Rosealta Lodge who went above and beyond to assist me and be by my side through such an emotional time. If there were more people like you, what a better place it would be. Thanks to all who attended the service, visited, called, sent flowers, memorial donations and cards. – Eileen CARD OF THANKS – Our heartfelt thanks to all for your extended thoughts and comforting sympathy on the passing of our father, Robert (Bob) Cunninghan. For the beautiful floral tributes and memorial offerings we are deeply grateful, and all other kindnesses and sympathy of many friends are forever appreciated. – The Cunningham Families

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WHITE WICKER CHAIR – $45. Ph. 780-672-8733.

Battle River School Division #31 invites applications for the following position:

LIVESTOCK/FEED BEEF UP YOUR CATTLE SALES – Advertise in The Camrose Booster. Phone 780672-3142. CORR AL PANELS, WINDBREAKERS, BALE FEEDERS – Reasonably priced. Call Leonard, 780-806-3694.

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

STEEL BUILDINGS STEEL BUILDING BARGAINS – Allocated Discounts. We do deals. 30’x40’, 50’x60’, 100’x100’ and more. Total construction and blueprints available. Source #18X. Ph. 800-964-8335.

MISCELLANEOUS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 28 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs PIPE — 1 1/2”, 2 3/8”, 2 7/8”, 3 1/2”, sucker rod 5/8”, 3/4”, 7/8”, plain or scraper type. Other pipe and metal available. 1-800-661-7858. SLEEPING BAG – Like new, $10. Ph. 780-672-5947. TOSHIBA 2550 PHOTOCOPIER – With manual. Prints 25 b/w copies per minute. Has zoom control. 1993 model with only 120,232 copies. Paid $8,500, make an offer. Ph. 780679-6261.

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT (BILINGUAL) ÉCOLE SIFTON SCHOOL – Camrose, AB This is a part-time assignment (approximately 15 hrs/week) providing assistance and direction to elementary students with specific academic, emotional/behavioural needs in the French Immersion program. For more information and to apply, visit the following website: Competition #2014048 We appreciate and consider all applications; however, we will contact only candidates who are selected for interviews.

Gardner College KIDS CAMPUS Positions Available Full-time and Casual

Send resumé to: Gardner College Kids Campus 5604-47 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 2P3

FARMLAND FAR M LA N D FOR SALE – NW 15-50-18-W4, has 142.58 acres; adjoining SW 22-50-18-W4 has 16.57 acres. 145 acre cultivated. Each has separate title. East of Tofield along Hi-way 14. $3,000/acre obo. Ken Bruha, 780-662-2061, 780-999-6399 cell. GRAINLAND FOR RENT – Daysland area. Ph. 780-374-2187. BOOSTER ADS GET RESULTS

MERIDIAN 4 RANGE 19 TOWNSHIP 46 SECTION 32 QUARTER NORTH WEST, CONTAINING 64.3 HECTARES (159 ACRES) MORE OR LESS EXCEPTING THEREOUT: .959 HECTARES (2.37 ACRES) MORE OR LESS AS SHOWN ON ROAD PLAN 694TR, EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS. (Contains approximately 140 cultivated acres more or less. Rental is for farmland only – yardsite and buildings excluded.) The lease shall be for a one-year term on a cash rental basis, commencing April 1, 2014 and expiring March 31, 2015. Cash rental to the landlord must include applicable GST (5% of rent). Tenders in sealed envelopes marked “Mazankowski Rent Tender” and accompanied by a bank draft or certified cheque payable to “Andreassen Borth in Trust”, for 10% of the amount of the rent tender, must be delivered before 12:00 noon on February 14, 2014, to the offices of Andreassen Borth, 5014-50 Street, PO Box 727, Killam, AB T0B 2L0, phone 780-385-3670. Tenders will not be opened in public. The balance of the rent plus GST shall be paid to Andreassen Borth on or before April 1, 2014. Successful tenderer will be required to sign a lease agreement with the landlord. Rent tenders are irrevocable and shall remain open until dealt with by the offices of Andreassen Borth. If a successful tenderer does not complete the rental after acceptance of that tender, their deposit shall be forfeited. The highest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. The owner reserves the right to reject any and all tenders. Deposits received from unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them by regular mail. For further information, please call 780-688-2225 or 780-385-3670.

REAL ESTATE EXECUTIVE RANCH STYLE HOME – 3,760 total sq. ft. home on 8.5 acres, seven miles southwest of Killam. Six bedrooms, four bathrooms, two fireplaces, two decks, nine appliances, new oak floors up and carpet down. New bathrooms, countertops and tile, attached garage. Mature shelter belt and professional perennial landscaping. Shop, barn, storage shed, fenced and more! $599,000. Call Marilyn O’Brien, 780-385-8686.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of DONALD “DON” MITCHELL JOSEPH SCABAR, who died on December 28, 2013. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by February 28, 2014, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.



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

Shipping/Receiving Department is looking for someone to join their team! KEY RESPONSIBLITIES: Shipping/receiving, manufacturability packaging, and material handling. Evaluate product designs and drawings for mechanical function. Work with process engineers, to review and optimize. REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Must have minimum 3 years’ manufacturing experience (engineering or related technical preferred), excellent computer skills and record keeping. This person must also have a proven knowledge of Lean and a clear understanding of engineering configurations and the ability to read manufactured drawings. Submit resumé to: or fax 780-352-6597 Reference # SILS0114 We thank all applicants; only those selected will be contacted. Visit us at

Estate of PATRICIA CYNTHIA SCHULTZ, who died on September 15, 2013. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by February 28, 2014, and provide details of your claim with MARGARET WEIR ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of RAYMOND “BOB” GRETTUM, who died on December 20, 2013. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by February 28, 2014, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of ROBERT “BOB” THOMAS CUNNINGHAM, who died on December 26, 2013. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by February 28, 2014, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

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Administrative Assistant Full-time Administrative Assistant needed for fast-paced financial planning firm The qualified candidate will possess the following: • Three years’ financial industry experience and/or a business administration diploma or other relevant post-secondary education • Extremely strong oral and written communication skills • Excellent phone skills and mannerism • Proficiency in MS Windows based computer application and a strong aptitude towards computers and learning new software is a must • Extremely well-organized and able to multitask in this fast-paced business environment Primary responsibilities will include: • Client Service – proactively book client appointments, handle inquiries and manage Client Relationship Management Software, maintain client service protocols • Administrative Support – answer phones, complete paperwork and maintain accurate client files, perform filing, clerical and web-order based transactions A complete job description will be available for successful candidates. Compensation will be based on education and experience. Full benefits available including Retirement Savings Plan. Please drop off or mail resumé to: Investors Group Financial Services, 4817-48 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1L4 or email to No telephone inquiries please. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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

• Food Service Supervisors, full-time / shift work, minimum 1 to 2 years’ industry experience, $13.00 per hour plus benefits • Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.00 per hour plus benefits

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

• Food Service Supervisors, full-time / shift work, minimum 1 to 2 years’ industry experience, $13.00 per hour plus benefits • Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.00 per hour plus benefits

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

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

Can you pass on your knowledge in the building trade? REWARDING CHANGE OF CAREER OPTION We have a full-time opportunity in our

Contractors’ Service Area

Cam-Tel Communications Line Location Division Full-time Administrative Clerk for Camrose office Responsible for customer service, work order dispatch, internal communications, data entry and review. Must be proficient with computers, handle high call volume and have good communication skills. Send resumé with references to Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you’re our man or our lady, we ask that you bring a positive, helpful attitude, and your good understanding of buildings and building materials or your years of experience in the construction trade.

Benefits of working at Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre • an exciting retail work • opportunity to learn about the environment thousands of products Home carries • competitive wages • opportunities for advancement • opportunity to help customers live better lives • a clean, safe working environment

Apply with resumé… 6809-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-8818 Fax 780-672-8809 Email

Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanics Fort McMurray and Leduc, Alberta Gladiator Equipment Ltd. has immediate positions for Journeyman Heavy Duty, off road Certified Mechanics for work in Fort McMurray and Leduc, Alberta. Excellent wages and benefits. Mandatory drug and alcohol testing and a clean driver’s abstract required. With growth comes opportunity – find yours at Gladiator Equipment Inc. Website: Fax: 780-986-7051 Email:

By Dan Jensen

Camrose Adult Learning Council is accepting nominations for its 2014 Literacy Award. “We have nomination forms available on our website (www.camroselearning. com),” said Camrose Adult Learning Council executive director Diane McLaren. The Camrose Adult Learning Council has established the Literacy Award to remind the community of the importance of literacy and lifelong learning and to acknowledge those members of the community who make an outstanding contribution to the expansion of possibilities for literacy and learning in Camrose. Nominees can be facilitators, instructors, tutors, program designers, or anyone else who has in some way made a significant contribution to encouraging literacy and life-long learning. “They can be nominated for a variety of reasons,” said McLaren. “Last year’s recipient was David Andreassen, a teacher at Camrose Composite High School, was nominated because of his innovative and engaging approach to encouraging reading and a love of literature in his English classes. The recipient before him was Blain Fowler, who was instrumental in bringing to Camrose Reading University, a program that encourages the importance of reading and writing in children who previously struggled.” Other recipients have included Sharilyn Cook, former coordinator of the family literacy program, David Samm, Deborah Morgan, Berdie Fowler and Janice DePaoli. Nominations must include a written letter with details of the person who is being put forward, as well as two letters of support from other people. “It’s a fairly easy process to follow,” said McLaren. “The deadline by which all submissions must be submitted is March 28.” The Literacy Award is usually presented in either May or June. “Once the nominating committee makes its decision we go to work on planning a celebration that is based on the person that will be receiving the award,” said McLaren. “Last year, when we honoured Andreassen, we held it at the high school, where we had a few students speak and a performance by Chorazz! When we recognized Fowler we had it at the University because that is where the Reading University is held each summer.”

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An instinct for growth™

Bookkeeper – Wetaskiwin 4716-38 Street, Camrose • Phone 780-672-2452 Petrofield Industries, the Leader in manufacturing Hydrovac trucks, is accepng resumés for the following posions:

* General Labourers * Industrial Painters * Sandblasters * Material Handler * Automove Electrical Technician * Journeyman Welder / Apprence * 2nd Yr Welder with Aluminum experience Visit our website at: for more details. Our company has an enthusiasc fast-paced working environment, with advancement possibilies for the movated person, and offers an excellent benefit package. Fax 403-742-5544 Email:

Agriterra Equipment (formerly Selmac Sales) is one of North America’s largest AGCO agricultural equipment dealers, offering Massey Ferguson, Challenger, Gleaner and Rogator as mainline, with complementary products such as Bourgault and Morris Seeding and Tillage equipment and Cub Cadet Consumer Products. We provide our customers with new and used equipment, complimented with product support throughout our parts and service departments.


Reporting to: Service Manager Job duties and responsibilities include: • diagnose and inspect equipment for faults and malfunctions • repair and adjust equipment and replace defective parts • perform updates, pre-season delivery inspections, and pre-season inspections • complete work orders and enter technician notes into computer • order parts and provide quotes Job requirements and qualifications include: • ability to work with minimal supervision • standard Class 5 driver’s license • licensed Heavy Equipment Ag Technician or registered Ag Technician Apprentice • experience working on AGCO Agricultural Equipment an asset • possess problem solving skills • travel may be required We offer a competitive wage, full benefits package including health and dental coverage, and RRSP matching program. This position is also eligible for work boots and tools reimbursement. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be notified. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls regarding the status of an application. Please contact Branch Manager Blaine Heck at 780-672-2452 or

Our Wetaskiwin office is currently looking for a dynamic Bookkeeper within public practice. As a Bookkeeper, you will be an important part of a team responsible for delivering an exceptional client experience to an interesting and diverse group of clients by providing high quality bookkeeping services in an efficient manner. As a Bookkeeper your responsibilities will include: • Providing bookkeeping services to existing clients using commercial accounting packages such as Simply Accounting, QuickBooks, and AG Expert • Able to prepare monthly bank reconciliations • Prepare GST returns • Familiar with accounts receivable and accounts payable • Calculating and recording payroll entries The successful candidate will possess: • An accounting certificate, diploma or equivalent practical experience • At least two years of experience would be considered an asset • An energetic and friendly demeanor • The ability to work independently and within a team • Excellent attention to detail • Ability to be an excellent articulate, inspiring and versatile communicator, both written and verbal The Application Process: To become a member of one of the fastest growing CA firms in Canada, please submit your resumé along with a cover letter via our careers website at:

Join Our Team!

Camrose Association For Community Living Make a difference in someone’s life!

BIRTHS To Eva and

Heinrich Wiebe, of Two Hills, on Jan. 8, a daughter. To Tera and Dave Wolsey, of Camrose, on Jan. 8, a son. To Ashley and Trystan Kennedy, of Daysland, on Jan. 8, a son. To Dayna Doucette and Sotero Toling, of Camrose, on Jan. 9, a son. To Chayla Kozicki and Korey Kormish, of Lloydminster, on Jan. 10, a son. To Jennifer and Lance Jober, of Holden, on Jan. 10, a son. To Alexi Hiller and Curtis Bauman, of Camrose, on Jan. 12, a daughter.

DEATHS Arnold Hagen,

of Camrose, on Jan. 12, at 93 years of age. Patricia Rabby, of Camrose, on Jan. 12, at 68 years of age. Michael Scherger, of Camrose, on Jan. 13, at 35 years of age. Peter Gabruck, of Daysland, on Jan. 16, at 82 years of age. Gordon Mills, of Camrose, on Jan. 17, at 73 years of age.

LABOURERS Parkland (Alberta) Commodities is a growing grain export company looking for someone to fill a full-time Labourer position at its Bashaw / Warden locations. Duties will include, but are not limited to, shipping / receiving of product. If interested forward resumé by fax to 780-372-4190 or by email Attn. Rob or Attn. Travis

Dental Office Manager/Receptionist • Maternity leave starting Spring 2014 • Monday to Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Dental background and computer skills are assets Inquire within or fax resumé to 780-679-2268

Live-in Roommate (full-time, part-time) We are in search of a supportive live-in roommate for two young men living independently in the community. There is a separate suite available including garage, garden spot, patio and it is partially furnished. The flexibility of this position would allow you to work an additional full-time position elsewhere. Remuneration is $1300.00/month with rent and utilities negotiable.

Community Disability Service Workers (full-time, part-time) Meaningful Options for Role Enhancement (MORE) program We are looking for fun, energetic, and creative people to provide support to individuals in our day program. This program provides meaningful daytime supports to adults with disabilities who enjoy being active, being involved in the community and spending time outdoors. Also includes an opportunity to work with a young lady spending time participating in community activities. These positions require physical assistance to participants and personal care. If you are interested in being part of our growing organization please submit your resumé: In person at 4604-57 Street in Camrose, or By email to, or By fax at 780-672-7484

Pronghorn Controls is a successful organization that provides electrical and instrumentation services in the oil and gas sector. With strategic offices throughout Western Canada this is a great opportunity to join a strong organization.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE We have openings in CAMROSE for:

Journeymen and Apprentice Electricians (Must have Oilfield Experience) Please apply online

4812-48 Street, Camrose

For additional information please call Kurt Martin - 780-672-8420

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City Watch


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

CAMROSE AQUATIC CENTRE The Aquatic Centre is closed for annual maintenance. We will re-open on Sunday, Feb. 2.

Youth Lessons Feb. 4 to Feb. 27 4:00-4:45 p.m. or 4:45-5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday (4 weeks) Feb. 4 to Mar. 6 5:30-6:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday (5 weeks) $42.50 City/County $47.50 Out of Area Infant and Preschool Lessons Classes run 30 minutes All classes start the week of Feb. 3 $38.25 City/County $43.25 Out of Area Adult and Teen Lessons Wednesdays 9:00-10:00 p.m. Feb. 5 to Mar. 12 $56.50 City/County $61.50 Out of Area Bronze Star Feb. 4 to Feb. 27 Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-5:30 p.m. $51.75 Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion and Cross Mar. 1-2 and Mar. 15-16 8:30-4:30 p.m. $196.25


All dogs, six months of age and older, must be licensed prior to January 31, 2014. License fees: Altered (spayed or neutered) Dogs. .$20.00 Unaltered Dogs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$40.00

Winter Swim Camp Feb. 5 to Feb. 28 Wednesday and Friday 4:00-5:30 p.m. Off season competitive swim training or a chance to improve your strokes! Cost: $60.00 New to the Camrose Aquatic Centre Red Cross Swim Lessons! To find out what level your child is in, call the Aquatic Centre or check the website at under swimming lessons.


License fees increase after January 31, 2014. Reminder notices will not be mailed out.

Canadian Red Cross Assistant Water Safety Instructor Feb. 8-9 and Feb. 22-23 Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $220.00 Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Mar. 29-30 and Apr. 5 Saturday and Sunday $180.00 Red Cross Babysitting Course Jan. 25 9:00-5:00 p.m. Must by 11 years of age. $56.25 Introduction to Scuba Mar. 22 – starts at 4:00 p.m. All equipment supplied. Pre-register at the pool. $60.00 7th Annual Indoor Triathlon Mar. 2 Register as an individual or team. Registration opens at the Fitness Centre on January 13. 15 minute swim in the pool, 30 minute bike at the Fitness Centre, 15 minute run/walk at the Recreation Centre indoor track. Adults $35 Students $30 Children $25 Or register as a team for $25/person

For more information or to register call the Aquatic Centre at 780-672-9909 or email


Take notice that the following Development Permits for the proposed uses listed below have been approved by the City of Camrose Development Authority, under the provision of Bylaw #2567/07, the Land Use Bylaw of the City of Camrose. The development permits have been approved SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF APPEAL TO THE SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD. Any person wishing to appeal an approval may do so by serving a written notice of appeal and the REQUIRED FEE to the Secretary, Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose (telephone: 780.672.4426) within 14 days after the date of this notice.


RE: 2014 TAX PREPAYMENT INCENTIVES The City of Camrose will pay a 1.5% incentive allowance on all monies received on behalf of the estimated 2014 taxes on all Property Taxes and City Centre Business Tax in the City of Camrose. Incentives will not apply to any monies received in excess of the 2013 taxes. Deadline for receipt of payments is JANUARY 31, 2014.


MONTHLY PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT PLAN To be eligible to participate in the Monthly Property Tax Payment Plan, an Authorization Form must be completed. The form is available on our website at or can be picked up at City Hall, faxed or mailed to you. You may still sign up for the Payment Plan after the month of January, however payment for any missed month(s) must be made at the time the Payment Plan commences. Provided that all current year tax payments are made on time and without default, no penalties (or incentives) are added to the account during the year (for example, 6% on balances outstanding after June 30). Monthly payments of arrears are encouraged, however penalties will be applied until all arrears and penalties have been paid in full. Monthly payments on property taxes must be made by preauthorized bank withdrawal (we require a sample “VOID” cheque blank). Payment withdrawal dates may be on either the 1st or the 16th of each month. If you are interested in signing up for the Monthly Payment Plan, or require further information, please contact the Financial Services Department at 780-672-4426.


Reminder: 2014 Business Licenses are due January 31, 2014.

Further information regarding these Development Permits may be obtained from the City of Camrose Development Services, Lower Floor, Mirror Lake Centre, during business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday (telephone: 780.678.3044). Permit # Land Description Civic Address Development Plan Block Lot DP3804 0929038 06 09 7018-49A Avenue Single family dwelling with attached garage DP3813 1905AD PTA -4816-43 Avenue Addition of a modular classroom

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of SHIRLEY ANN PRYOR (nee WENNERSTROM), previously known as SHIRLEY ANN NADON, who died on December 19, 2013. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by February 21, 2014, and provide details of your claim with PEGGY RHINE SHUMAN at Peggy Rhine Shuman, Barrister, Solicitor and Mediator, #200, 4882-50 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1P7. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

Brad Field Photo Vehicles were lined up in the ditch along Highway 833 just north of Camrose Jan. 15 after windy and icy conditions made the roads difficult for travel. Wind gusts up to 95 km an hour also caused damage to trees, buildings and several items that were not tied down.

Icy conditions

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Taking flight

WE ARE HAVING A JOB FAIR Tue., Jan. 28 – 12-7 p.m. Thur., Jan. 30 – 12-7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 1 – 12-4 p.m. If you are unavailable at these times, please apply to or call Sheri at 780-678-0579 to schedule an interview.

Our renovations are almost complete and we are re-opening soon!

HIRING ALL POSITIONS If you are customer service oriented, reliable and hard working, A&W is the place for you! We also invite back previous employees!

6001-48 Ave., Camrose


Central Agencies Home of the Week Pro Sports Photography

Enjoy a great scenic lifestyle

Kelsey Lund of the Augustana Vikings women’s basketball team soars past the Lethbridge Kodiaks on Jan. 9. The Vikings won to remain tied for first place.

We’re offering FREE VALENTINES in the February 11th Booster The Camrose Booster will publish 300 tiny Valentines FREE in our February 11th Valentine’s Day issue! Bring or mail your Valentines to The Booster before Friday, February 7th. If you would like to tell your Valentine how you feel in a unique way, just send in the entry below. Nothing to buy, nothing to do but mail or bring your entry to The Camrose Booster. The first 300 that arrive will be published in our Valentine’s Day issue on February 11th. LIMIT OF TWO VALENTINES PER CUSTOMER, 10 WORDS PER VALENTINE

We do it just for LOVE! Mail to: Nola – Will yo u be The Love Department my Valentine? Camrose Booster Ltd. Love Don 4925-48 Street Camrose, AB T4V 1L7 Or email to: Be sure and read The Camrose Booster for all kinds of great gift ideas for Valentine’s Day. Let the people you care about know how special they are.

Jerry u! Be mine – I love yo Linda

YES! I want to tell all of East Central Alberta who I love! Name _________________________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________ ___________________________________ Postal Code _________________ Phone _________________________________________________________

MY MESSAGE IS… (Limit 10 words, please. Two valentines per customer.)

Graham Wideman By Murray Green

If you are looking for a high quality lifestyle in a quiet adult community in the prestigious Park View Ravine and valley area close to walking trails, then this is your future home. Let someone else worry about the snow removal and landscaping chores with your attractive condominium lifestyle. The bungalow-style duplex features a thoughtfully designed and beautifully finished 1,458 square foot main level with nine foot vaulted ceilings, an open staircase with oak railings, hardwood flooring and abundance of closet space.

As you enter you are greeted by a large foyer. A den with a bright bay window provides an excellent space for an office or spare bedroom. The open concept includes a large kitchen, comfortable living room and a formal dining area. The excellent kitchen has a large working wing of counter top space, a pantry, under cabinet lighting, tiled backsplash and a handy breakfast bar. The welcoming living room offers a comfortable place to relax with family or friends. The cosy gas fireplace is a good spot to snuggle up to. The wonderful dining area with a garden door to the large deck overlooks the backyard. The gas line to the deck is the perfect spot to barbecue and entertain. A utility room for a

washer and dryer is located near the entrance and also features plenty of cabinets and closets. This unit contains extra closet space and plenty of storage throughout. The large master bedroom offers a huge walk-in closet big enough for both of you. It also has a fourpiece ensuite complete with a soothing acryline air tub and a shower. A beautiful extra wide staircase leads to the finished basement. It also has nine foot ceilings. A huge family/media room with a wet bar, a generous second bedroom with a walk-in closet, a hobby room and storage space are all on the lower level. This Unit 2, 5405-39 Avenue home is attractively priced to sell at $439,000. An open house will be held on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. Contact Graham Wideman for your guided tour at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-679-8384 cell

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Visit our website:

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

Open HouseS


Thur., Jan. 23, 2-4 p.m. Sat., Jan. 25, 11am-1pm 3504-52A Street, Creekview 5214-35 Avenue, Creekview

“Home of the Week – see page 39!” HUGE R ED



EXCEPTIONAL BUNGALOW VILLA CONDO, PARKVIEW RAVINES! ... Premier location by Stoney Creek valley and walking trails. Exc. quality built. Exc. presentation, thoughtfully designed, beautifully fin. 9’, vaulted ceilings, open staircase, hardwood flooring, cozy FP, lots of bright windows. Exc. kitchen, wonderful great room, DR. Spacious master, en suite. MF laundry. Superb ICF bsmt. Huge games room, fam. room, much more! A must see! Asking $439,000 CA0026271

Thur., Jan. 23, 3-5 p.m. 46 Mt. Pleasant Drive R EDUCED !

BEAUTIFUL FAMILY HOME WITH LOTS OF APPEAL! ... Spacious LR w/original hardwood flooring. Large eat-in kitchen w/newer maple cabinets, countertops. 3 comfortable bdrm., stylish bath on MF. 2 bdrm., newly renovated full bath downstairs. Large family room, lots of storage space. Escape the sun on covered deck. Large 24’x26’ garage. 2 spots for RV parking. All appl. have been replaced. Shingles done this spring. Home has just received a coat of paint. Walking distance to schools and parks, ready for immed. poss. Ask $289,500 CA0019282

FINISHED AND READY FOR YOU TO CALL HOME! ... Spacious 1538 sq. ft. multi-level is sure to impress w/MF plan that features beautiful kitchen w/centre island, granite counters, corner pantry, cozy dining space. Spacious LR w/room for whole family. Flex room provides additional dining space or perfect as an office or play room for growing family. 2 bdrm. on MF plus 4-pce. bath. Raised master w/lengthy WI closet, gorgeous 5-pce. en suite. All this plus a walk-out bsmt.! Asking $417,900 CA0013355


A PARKRIDGE ESTATES TWOEXCEPTIONAL STOREY – AWESOME YARD! ... Premier loation w/school, parks, valley walking trails close by! Impressive 2518 sq. ft. custom built home w/lovely bright open plan w/maplewood throughout. Foyer w/17’ ceilings, exc. kitchen, cozy 2-sided FP, great room, awesome dinette overlooking private yard, superb master, en suite on MF. MF laundry. Exc. upper level, generous bdrm., WI closets, boys and girls washrooms, private family/media room. Awesome yard, private courtyard, waterfall, 10’x20’ shed, hot tub w/gazebo. Huge RV parking pad. Superb 25’6”x50’/28’ htd. garage and lots more! A must seee, you’ll love it! Asking $572,500 CA0025821


BEAUTIFUL A C R E A G E SETTING – EXCELLENT F U T U R E DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY! ... Wow! 2.15 acres located in the City of Camrose by Creekview Subdivision, Stoney Creek Park and walking trails. This property offers an exceptional building site with a very private treed setting for future development. Lots of potential here! Asking $425,000 CA0014990

RESIDENTIAL LOTS Phase III Southwest Meadows Walk-outs, Park Side, Alley Access Locations

75 Residential Lots From…$74,690 12 Townhouse Lots – Walk-out, Park Side Call now for details! FOUR INDIVIDUALLY TITLED AND SERVICED TOWNHOUSE LOTS OVERLOOKING PARK! ... It’s a great location for your next project. Call now for all the details! CA298468 Asking $215,000 MULTI-FAMILY LOT NOW AVAILABLE We offer one 2.5 acre parcel CA298482

GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ... Bare lot bordering 48th Avenue and 46th Street in Camrose. Close to schools, downtown. Zoned DC. CA0004722 Asking $150,000


AMAZING CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW – PRESTIGIOUS VALLEY LOCATION, AWESOME VIEWS ... Exceptional quality built home with outstanding yard boasting huge stamped concrete patio, upper deck, courtyard. Perfect for entertaining, everyday enjoyment. Beautiful 10’ bordered, vaulted ceilings, spectacular windows w/sensational park views. Awesome gourmet kitchen, gorgeous DR, cozy great room w/beautiful stone FP. Superb master, incredible en suite w/soothing jetted tub in a romantic setting. Exceptional bsmt., in-floor htg., family/media room, amazing windows in office, games and exercise rooms. Awesome yard, 30’x30’ htd. garage, huge RV parking pad, a/c and lots more! Amazing property, outstanding location! CA0005251 Now only $767,000 EXCITING 2-STOREY IN VALLEYVIEW ... steps away from parks and paved walking trails! Bright open layout w/ tile/laminate flooring. Open kitchen w/pantry, centre island, plenty of cupboard/counter space. MF laundry, a/c. Ready to move in! 3 bdrm. up, 4-pce. en suite, his/her closets in master. Fin. bsmt. w/3-pce. bath, one bdrm., media room. 20’x24’ ins. garage plus RV parking, 12’x13’ deck w/BI seating – you’ll love it! Asking $354,500 CA0025889

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BEAUTIFUL EXECUTIVE HOME ... one block to Jack Stuart School, backing onto park! Impressive 2724 sq. ft., 1.5 storey home. Beautiful open design, gorgeous staircase, vaulted ceilings, bay windows, awesome sunroom, solarium w/hot tub. Lovely LR, DR, amazing custom kitchen pkg., bright dinette. Huge MF family room w/cozy FP. Superb MF laundry, awesome master, en suite, WI closet. Bsmt. XL family/games room, huge storage rooms. Htd. garage, great yard, private deck, alley access. You’ll love it! Asking $479,900 CA0024208

BRAND NEW MULTI-LEVEL CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION ... choose your colours! 1404 sq. ft. w/open MF plan, vaulted ceiling, cozy LR, open kitchen. Master is a few steps up from main, features 5-pce. en suite, WI closet. You’ll love entertaining on covered deck! Ask how you can make your choices and selections today! Ask $379,900 CA0013301



4 3WALKOUT BUNGALOW TOWNBEAUTIFUL HOUSE ON PARK! ... Featuring a bright open plan, 9’ ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, lovely maple cabinetry, granite countertops, large island, walk-through pantry, MF laundry! Lovely LR overlooking park. In-floor htg. No condo fees. Park views from deck, patio. Finished with elegance! From $305,162 CA0020141



IMPRESSIVE 1865 SQ. FT. 2-STOREY by BATTLE RIVER HOMES! ... Quality built w/ exc. presentation. Open floor plan, 9’ ceilings, maple, iron railings, column, arches, beautiful hardwood, tile flooring. Awesome kitchen, granite countertops, walk-through pantry. Spacious LR, DR, superb bonus/family room, exc. master, en suite, superb MF laundry. Attached garage, alley access and more! Finished w/ elegance! Asking $395,162 CA0016039

NEW ZETSEN MULTI-LEVEL PLAN ... w/ immed. possession. Hardwood floors throughout MF. Huge kitchen w/great island, corner pantry. Good dining space. Cozy FP in LR. MF master, 2 bdrm. up. CA0013167 Asking $369,900 EXCEPTIONALLY STUNNING 2006 SQ. FT. 2-STOREY ... with walk-out bsmt. overlooking park! Awesome bright kitchen w/walkthrough pantry, gorgeous cabinets, granite countertops. MF laundry, bonus room, master equipped w/his/her WI closets, 5-pce. en suite w/heated floors, soaker tub. Spacious bdrm., open concept MF. Ask $459,900 CA0013274

GREAT FAMILY 2-STOREY FROM ZETSEN MASTER BUILDERS ... 3 bdrm., 3 baths, MF laundry. Awesome master w/vaulted ceiling, 5-pce. en suite, WI closet. Open layout, dble. garage. Available immediately! CA0013311 Asking $355,900



EXC. WALKOUT BUNGALOW, AMAZING VALLEY VIEWS, PARK VIEW RAVINES ... Premier location on Stoney Creek Valley, walking trails. Exceptional quality built condo! Outstanding presentation, thoughtfully designed, beautifully fin. Gorgeous staircase, 2 FP, hardwood flooring, 9’ and vaulted ceilings, lots of bright windows. Exc. kitchen, granite countertops, wonderful great room, DR w/ views, awesome master, en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bright w/o bsmt. dev. In-floor htg., superb family/games room. 22’x24’ htd. garage, so much more! Looking for quality and lifestyle? It’s perfect! Asking $639,000 CA0027260


EXCEPTIONAL 5-BRDM. FAMILY BI-LEVEL – CLOSE TO PARKS! ... Bright floor plan w/ spacious entry, beautiful oak, iron railings, display ledges, hardwood flooring. Superb country kitchen, bright dinette, lovely LR, spacious master w/superb en suite. You’ll want to SEE this one. Just Move In! CA0027500 Asking $345,900


BEAUTIFUL WA LKOU T MULTI-LEVEL FLOOR PLAN ... with triple car garage! Stunning property has lovely open main level, bright windows, vaulted ceilings, large centre island eating bar w/double sinks, granite countertops, hardwood flooring, corner pantry, awesome master w/gorgeous 5-pce. en suite c/w htd. floors, WI closet. CA0013291

CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 FAMILY FRIENDLY AND CLOSE TO PLAYGROUNDS ... and West End amenities! Next-to-new 2-storey plan w/partially finished bsmt. sure to impress. Move-in ready. ! G Open, inviting w/ IN ST LI EW N spacious living/dining and functional kitchen featuring oak cabinetry, centre island, handy pantry. 3 bdrm. up, 4-pce. bath, 4-pce. en suite, WI closet in master. Bsmt. has fin. LR, 3-pce. bath, plenty of storage or create a 4th bedroom. Yard is fenced w/extra parking, expanded deck, storage shed. You’ll love it! Asking $272,500 CA0027890



IM BUNGALOW ... on tree-lined street BEAUTIFUL close to schools, parks. Many recent upgrades! Bright, inviting floor plan w/all new windows, hardwood floors, a/c, high E furnace. 3 bdrm. upstairs, 1 down + office, spacious living areas. 24’x28’ htd. garage w/RV option. Mature yard w/deck. Asking $274,500 CA0021532


DUAL INCOME PRODUCER WITHIN BLOCKS OF AUGUSTANA CAMPUS! ... Up/Down duplex w/separate utilities. 2 bdrm. up, 2 down, 4-pce. bath x 2. Each unit has its own laundry and separate 60 amp service. MF furnace has been upgraded. Estate sale, subject to probate, sold ‘as is’. Asking $208,500 CA0026601

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BEAUTIFUL PARKRIDGE ESTATES BUNGALOW – AMAZING YARD! ... Premier location, lifestyle w/valley, walking trails close by. Beautiful bright open plan w/9’ ceilings, impressive foyer, hardwood flooring. Exc. kitchen, cozy 3-sided FP in great room, awesome dinette, private den, superb master, en suite. MF laundry, exc. bsmt. Huge family/media room, games room, cozy FP. Awesome yard, covered private deck, htd. garage, more. Beautifully maintained property. You’ll love it! CA0022842 Now only $539,000

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• 1624 sq. ft. • 23’x26’ garage Asking $549,162 CA0026342

HOME FEATURES: • Covered front entry • 9’ and vaulted ceilings • Hardwood flooring • Cozy fireplace • Lovely maple cabinets • Granite countertops • Large island and pantry • Superb main floor laundry • In-floor basement heating • Covered deck FINISHED WITH ELEGANCE!

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IMPRESSIVE M U LT I - L E V E L HOME! ... Gorgeous hardwood/ tile floors, granite countertops, vaulted ceiling, MF FP. Spacious entry w/dual closets, handy laundry room. Open kitchen w/centre island, maple cabinetry, corner pantry. MF master w/5-pce. en suite, WI closet plus 2 bdrm. up w/ their own private 4-pce. bath. Walkout bsmt. has bright bi-level windows, open for dev. Imm. poss. Asking $389,900 CA0013179

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IMPRESSIVE 3-SUITE CHARACTER HOME ... close to Augustana, downtown core. Over 1000 sq. ft. on each level featuring total of 6 bdrm., 3 baths, upgraded furnace, tons of charm. 8’10” ceilings and all new windows on MF. Upper level bright, private w/gorgeous treed views. Separate access to each suite and shared laundry. Huge potential! CA0026595 Asking $295,000

GREAT STARTER HOME OR REVENUE PROPERTY ... Many renovations incl. hi-efficiency furnace, hot water tank, some newer windows. Incl. all appl. Currently rented for $1000 per mo. plus utilities. CA0023243 Asking $157,000

EXCELLENT CONDO IN CENTER COURT ... close to downtown! Enjoy the open living area on MF w/large master bdrm., 4-pce. en suite w/jetted tub. Upstairs loft offers cozy reading nook, spacious guest room, 3-pce. bath. Downstairs has lge. rumpus room, another bdrm. w/3-pce. bath. Single attached garage. Asking $290,000 CA0027232

LIVE THE LIFESTYLE! ... Gorgeous 2-storey townhouse condo in Valleyview – close to parks, walking paths. Open concept living w/ laminate flooring, cozy FP, expandable dining, beautiful kitchen w/centre island, handy pantry, cherry stained cabinetry. Master is spacious w/his/her closets, 4-pce. bath, lovely view of lake. Upstairs 2 sizeable bdrm., 4-pce. bath. Bsmt. completed w/2 living spaces, 2-pce. bath, smart laundry room. Dble. garage, partially fenced, deck. Condo fees cover ext. maintenance, so relax when you get home and let someone else worry about the snow/grass! Asking $263,000 CA0024791

DUAL INCOME PRODUCER CLOSE TO SCHOOLS, PARKS, REC FACILITIES ... Side by side duplex features 3 bdrm. on upper level w/4-pce. bath. Bright MF w/cozy living/dining, 2-pce. bath. One side partiall fin. bsmt. Double shared garage. Large treed yard backing onto Chester Ronning School. Estate sale, subject to probate, sold ‘as is’. CA0026618 Asking $289,500


EXCELLENT WEST END CONDO – OVERLOOKING PARK! ... Located close to shopping centres. Open design w/lots of bright windows, park views. Lovely open kitchen, dinette, cozy FP in LR, spacious master, en suite, second bdrm., MF laundry. Elevator, superb recreation are and more! Affordability and lifestyle, call now! Asking $189,900 CA0027608

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EXC. BUNGALOW, AMAZING YARD ... close to schools and west end amenities! Very well maintained home, beautifully landscaped private yard. Cozy 2+2 bdrm. w/upgraded kitchen, spacious LR, bright dinette. Soothing jetted tub. Exc. bsmt., huge family/media room. Recent upgrades: windows, flooring, kitchen, shingles, fence, sidewalks, driveway + more! You’ll love the secluded treed yard, private courtyard, lots more. Exc. starter or retirement home! Exc. value! CA0023348 Asking $259,000

ACREAGES WOW! IT’S THE PERFECT PLACE TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HIDEAWAY! ... Quiet Hills Estates is loc ated near Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, Bird Sanctuary and Golf Course. Come discover a restful country lifestyle in a peaceful, natural setting, you’ll love it! 6 unique Cul-de-sac lots that are treed, private and excellent walkout opportunities. Located just off Hwy 623, it’s an easy commute to Nisku or Camrose. Hurry, it’s the lifestyle you always dreamed of! CA0003323 Priced from $84,000 to $154,000 3 7 + ACRES 10 MIN. NW OF CAMROSE ... 2200 + sq. ft. character country home plus 1200 sq. ft. entertainment space. Solid barn, 39’x60’ quonset, 24’x24’ garage, dugout, fenced and more! Working country kitchen w/great charm, walk-in pantry, double oven, good counter space. Beautiful hardwood floors, formal dining area, wood FP, library and loft. Mature yardsite, good recreational land or for animals. Great opportunity, see it today! CA0000865 Asking $529,000


SUMMER GETAWAY OR YEAR ROUND LIVING ... with room for the whole family! Spacious 2400+ sq. ft. 2-storey in Sandy Beach subdivision on south end of Red Deer Lake. 4 bdrm. up, dble. htd. garage, infloor heat in bsmt. awesome well, great location on 0.93 acres. Tranquil setting only 15 min. to Bashaw, 30 min. to Ponoka, 40 min. to Camrose. Asking $319,500 CA0017614 E XC E LLE N T F A M I L Y BUNGALOW, PRIVATE OV E R S I Z E D E! LU VA T EN YARD IN HAY LL CE EX LAKES! ... You’ll love the peacefulness and relaxing lifestyle of the Hay Lakes community. Exc. cond., very well maintained. Bright open plan, upgraded kitchen cabinetry, bright dinette w/patio doors to lge. private tiered deck. Lovely LR, cozy brick FP, en suite, exc. bsmt. dev., huge family/games room, Regency FP, huge bar, superb laundry room. Great yard, RV parking, 42’x24’ garage/workshop. Easy commute to Camrose, Nisku, Edmonton. You’ll CA0025052 want to see this one! Asking $252,900



EXCELLENT 5-BDRM. FAMILY BI-LEVEL ON 2 LOTS IN BAWLF ... You’ll love the peacefulness, relaxing lifestyle of Bawlf community. Cozy 1366 sq. ft. 5-bdrm. built in 2002 w/oversized 100’x120’ yard. Bright open floor plan, exc. country kitchen, bright dinette, spacious LR, 3 baths, lge. family/media room, games room. Great yard, large deck, attached 28’x26’ garage. Easy commute. You’ll want to see this one! Asking $325,900 CA0022972


LOOKING FOR AN AFFORDABLE HOME IN THE VILLAGE OF FERINTOSH? ... This 1120 sq. ft., 3-bdrm. home features lge. master w/ walk-in closet, 4-pce. en suite w/soaker tub, nice kitchen w/oak cabinets, skylight, nice LR w/vaulted ceiling, 4-pce. bath. Deck, oversized 24’x30’ htd. garage all situated on 100’x120’ lot. Asking $154,000 CA0012774 G R E AT 4-BDRM. BUNGALOW IN ROUND HILL ... located in quiet area on 2 lots w/double attached garage. Woodburning FP in LR and bsmt. Bsmt. open for you to develop. New shingles 2012. Be sure to view this lovely Asking $259,900 CA0026964 home!

FARMS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ... 137.46 acres of potential development land at Dried Meat Lake w/some lake front. 60 acres of cult. land and some gas well revenue. CA325301 Now asking $399,500



CUTE AND FUNCTIONAL 2-BDRM. CONDO ... in convenient setting. Open concept kitchen, DR make this the perfect spot to entertain. Centre island, corner pantry, classic maple cabinets make this home shine. 2 comfortable bdrm. in bsmt. alongside full bath, laundry room. Great parking options, low condo fees make this property desirable and stress free. C A0021525 Asking $164,500


GREAT BUSINESS LOCATION – VERY WELL MAINTAINED BLDG. ... Only one block from main street. 3573 sq. ft. bldg. 50’x120’ lot completely paved. Offers easy customer access w/ample parking. Lge. front showroom, office area, lge. rear bay w/loading door, workshop area. Zoned C-1. Take a look! CA0023200 Now only $267,900

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• 1400 sq. ft. • 23’x26’ garage Asking $424,162 CA0025694

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The Camrose Booster - January 21, 2014  
The Camrose Booster - January 21, 2014