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Two teens charged in Yarrow school fire Molotov cocktails used to start multiple fires

Grandfather ‘flattened’ during violent attack that saw 12-yearold boy abducted

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wo teenagers have been charged with starting a fire that damaged Yarrow elementary school and an adjacent portable that housed a daycare centre. Eighteen-year-old Aaron Toka of Yarrow, and 19-year-old Taylor Neilson, of Aldergrove, have both been charged with arson. They have been released from jail, with multiple conditions, and are scheduled to reappear in Chilliwack provincial court Sept. 14. Toka and Neilson are accused of using Molotov cocktails to start multiple fires around the school in the early morning hours of Aug. 17. The fire caused an estimated $200,000 in damage to the school property. “This type of crime is simply not tolerable and the police wish to thank the public who provided information that aided in this investigation,” said RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Lea-Anne Dunlop. As for the damaged school, both it and the day care should be ready for students come next week, according to school district superintendent Corinne McCabe. “We will be back in business for school opening next week,” she told the Times on Monday. “They’re just working out the details on the replacement portable and there has been considerable work done inside the school to deal with water damage and to deal with external damage from the fire.” Repairs to the school’s gymnasium have been taking place faster than expected, with the floor being lifted and dried.

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One of hundreds of anglers brings in a sockeye salmon on the Fraser River in Chilliwack on Friday. BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

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s millions of sockeye salmon make their way up the Fraser River, hundreds of sport fishermen—or “sporties”—who can’t get enough of the bounty line the banks of the river and haul in the once-in-a-lifetime return one by one. The hottest spot around seems to be Peg Leg bar accessed off McSween road where more than 100 men, women and children

were shoulder to shoulder in just one short section Friday afternoon. The sportsfishing protocol of yelling “fish on” was rendered nearly irrelevant as there was nearly always a fish on someone’s line. One after another, an angling ballet was on display as a fisherman (or woman) who had hooked a fish moved down the queue under some lines, over and behind others, to land the salmon in a calm shoreline spot.

1 2 - ye a r- o l d C h i l l i w a c k b oy returned home safe and sound Sunday evening, just hours after his violent abduction prompted a rare Amber Alert and a valleywide search. Police say the boy’s father, paternal grandfather and another relative stormed into the Second Avenue home of the boy’s maternal grandparents at around 1 p.m. The three men assaulted the grandparents and kidnapped the boy, who cannot be named under a publication ban expected to be issued Monday. “I just got flattened and then I had two more guys on top of me, all three of them beating on me, pulling my wife’s hair, punching her, choking her, as well as me,” the maternal grandfather told a Global BC TV crew that evening. “In the meantime, [the boy] is screaming.” RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Lea-Anne Dunlop said that at the time of the incident, the boy was scheduled to be in the care of his grandparents. The grandparents sustained minor injuries in the incident but were able to give a description of the men to police, who then

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Aggressive driving ends with crash A 25-year-old man was hospitalized after crashing his car into a light pole and fence on Evans Road Monday morning. Police say the driver, who was the lone occupant of the car and is from Chilliwack, lost control near Knight Road. He was airlifted to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. Evans Road was closed for two hours while police carried out their investigation. Police say aggressive driving and speed appear to be factors in the crash. At least one witness saw the car driving down Evans Road in the opposing lane at a high rate of speed.

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Nothing to fear when it comes to buying fish from reserves BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

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he sockeye salmon are running in record numbers and those with a fishing licence and a rod can pretty well count on dinner. The tastiest of salmon can also be found at some local stores, including, of course, The Docks seafood shop where a whole fish is selling for about $9 a pound. But one of the real hot spots to grab a fresh fish is on the Skowkale Reserve on Chilliwack River Road.

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Anglers have been shoulder to shoulder on the Fraser River for the past few days as record sockeye numbers had smiles on everyone’s face. And for anyone who is unsure about the legality of pulling up to a hand-

drawn sign and a few locals with a bin of fish on ice and a garbage bag to put

them in, don’t worry—it’s legal. Member bands of the Sto:lo Nation and the Sto:lo Tribal Council fish in various locations in the Fraser River from Mission all the way up to Yale in the Fraser Canyon. Since the 1990s some of those bands that participate in the economic opportunity fishery are allowed to sell those fish to the public under agreements reached with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Last week, Mike Dunston was selling fish as fast as he could pick them up and put them in bags for customers at the Chilliwack River Road location. “These will be gone tonight,” Dunston said on Friday of the two bins with an estimated 400 fish between them. The fish were selling for $15 each and Dunston estimated they were all See SALMON, Page 21

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grounds is a waste and even possibly counterproductive—is specious, according to “Anyone want this fish?” asked a sporty as Ernie Crey, fisheries advisor to the Sto:lo he landed a fish. The man clearly had already Tribal Council. taken in his daily limit of two sockeye or four “These guys, like Phil, still think, notwithtotal salmon. standing nearly 20 years of evidence to the The Pacific Salmon Commission upped contrary that the Sto:lo, the tribal nation that the returning in-season estimate of sockeye fishes from the Port Mann Bridge to Yale in to 30 million on Friday, the highest return the Fraser Canyon, somehow screwed them since the estimated 39 million came back in by poaching millions of salmon right out from 1913. under DFO’s nose,” Crey said via e-mail. Some sportsfishing blogs and message “The commercial fishery this past week, boards reported a decline in the numbers and there is still more fishing to come, rivals caught after last week’s the worst excesses ever 32-hour commercial “The commercial fishery witnessed in the indusfisher y opening, but trial fishery.” this past week, and there sockeye were still abunCrey says that there is dant all weekend. no science to back up is still more fishing to Commercial gillnet the notion that too many come, rivals the worst openings were planned fish on the spawning for Monday and Tuesday. excesses ever witnessed in grounds causes fighting And while the numthat damages eggs. the industrial fishery.” bers of salmon comCommercial fishermercial fishermen are men want more openErnie Crey pulling in haven’t been ings and access to more seen for decades, many fish but given that the still aren’t happy. capacity on land to deal with those fish “People are just disgusted with the way seems to be at its limit, Crey also argues this they’ve managed this, these guys haven’t a will lead to waste. clue,” charged Conservative MP John Cum“In the coming days, stories will emerge mins, an experienced commercial fisherman about waste in the fishery as increasing and MP for Delta-Richmond East. numbers of fishermen fail to find buyers Cummins says reports of a large return of to take their fish,” he said. “Already, some Fraser River sockeye started coming in three plants are turning away fishermen because weeks ago but the industry was forced to sit on they don’t have the storage space, ice, totes the sidelines as the Department of Fisheries and potential buyers for all the sockeye. and Oceans (DFO) refused to allow a fishery. “With no home for these fish, some fisherBut the argument spouted by folks like men will begin to jettison their catches back Cummins and Phil Eidsvik of the B.C. Fish- into the river, abandon their fish at the side eries Survival Coalition—that letting large of the road or dispose them at dump sites.” numbers of sockeye return to spawning - with a file from the Vancouver Sun

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ozens of prisoners—including some from Ford Mountain Institution in Chilliwack—are helping battle forest fires across B.C. by setting up work camps, packing equipment and repairing fire hoses. Corrections officials say putting the inmates to work benefits taxpayers and prisoners. “It’s a win-win, because it’s providing valuable assistance out in the field for those on the front lines fighting these fires, but it also gives our inmates some really valuable work experience,” said Marnie Mayhew, spokeswoman for B.C. Corrections. Inmates at Nanaimo Correctional Centre clean, test and repair up to 60,000 soot-covered hoses during the fire season. This season is the worst of the past dozen years, with 290,000 hectares of land scorched so far. The prisoners earn between $1.50 and $9 per day. Hoses are put through a machine that soaks them in a soap solution, scrubs them with brushes and rinses them with a high-pressure spray. If a leak is detected, inmates apply a cement solution, normally used to repair tires, to repair it. NCC pioneered the method. The program has become so successful that another greenhouse used to dry out the hoses is being constructed to expand capacity. This will boost the number of hoses dried every day by 225 to about 650. The expansion is expected to be done by the fall. The hose maintenance program has been running since the early 1990s with 20-25 inmates working in the crew on any given day. But once the fire season is over—and all the hoses are trucked into NCC for cleaning— the inmates will be really swamped. Ford Mountain Correctional Centre in Chilliwack also has a smaller hosecleaning program, in addition to doing maintenance on firefighting tools and water tanks used by helicopters.

Visitors enjoy some of the more dramatic motorcycles on display at the Show & Shine held at Duke’s Pub in Greendale on Saturday.

Fisherman who Vehicle trying to slipped into river overtake traffic found in Mission ends in tragedy

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he body of a North Delta fisherman who fell into the Fraser River Tuesday afternoon has been recovered. Randy Garrecht, 33, was fishing just off the popular Old Orchard Road access point in Chilliwack Tuesday when he slipped from the rocks and fell into the river. A friend jumped into the river to help, but had EB IRST to be saved himself. Chilli- First reported on wack Search and Rescue chilliwacktimes.com immediately started a search but was unable to find the body. On Thursday, Garrecht’s body was found near Mission.

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ne man is dead and another injured after a head-on collision with a transport truck Thursday evening in Agassiz. Police say a Pontiac Sunfire was trying to overtake traffic while travelling north on Highway 7 when it crashed into the truck. The 31-year-old driver of the Sunfire was killed, while the 35-year-old passenger was airlifted to hospital with serious, but nonlifethreatening, injuries. Police are not releasing any names but say both men were from the Agassiz area. The driver of the truck was uninjured. Police and collision analysts are investigating the crash.

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man is facing theft charges after being caught Sunday dismantling part of a power station on Morris Valley Road in Agassiz. The 42-year-old Langley man is known to police and has been remanded in custody. “It is believed that this location was targeted for metal theft,” said Cpl. Lea-Anne Dunlop “Metal and wire theft is once again on the rise in the Upper Fraser Valley.” With wire theft on the rise, police are asking the public for help in reporting suspicious activities in and around light poles, power stations and construction sites.

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City still angling for ultimate fishing title

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iven the bounty of sockeye salmon in recent days, many might call Chilliwack the ultimate fishing town. But the city looks like a longshot to take the “official” title as a World Fishing Network TV contest searches for the Ultimate Fishing Town. The contest voting began Aug. 17 and ends Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. As of Monday afternoon, Chilliwack was ranked fifth in the west region with 3,600 votes. But since Port Alberni had 42,733 votes and Dauphin,

Man. had 41,808, a last minute comeback doesn’t look likely. However, there is a wildcard spot that Chilliwack could grab and still be eligible for the $25,000 prize and h a 30-minute TV program made about the city’s fishing. “Having made sure that Chilliwack was nominated to be in the running, our next priority is to see if we can get Chilliwack into the Top 10 and that final round of voting,” said Brian Coombes, executive director of Tourism Chilliwack.

Full inquiry still the only answer BY JUDITH LAVOIE Vancouver Sun

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irst Nations leaders say they must be a key part of any investigation into the bungled investigation of serial killer Robert Pickton to make sure a similar tragedy never happens again. Aboriginal groups pushing for a full-fledged public inquiry say victims and witnesses in the case were ignored because they were aboriginal or poor. They say they’re skeptical about claims by the B.C. government and the Vancouver Police Department that a similar situation could not happen today because of changes that have been implemented. “I wonder if it is still happening today. Look at the Highway of Tears, from Prince George to Edmonton, where there are all those missing women and a good number of them are First Nations,” said Grand Chief Doug Kelly, chairman of the First Nations Health Council and Sto:lo Tribal Council chief for intergovernmental affairs. Young women, most of them aboriginal, have been disappearing or have been found murdered since 1988 along the so-called Highway of Tears, a 720-kilometre stretch of Highway 16 from Alberta through B.C. Pickton, a pig farmer from the Vancouver suburb of Port Coquitlam, was charged with the murders of 26 women— many of them former residents of the city’s Downtown

Eastside—and convicted in December 2007 of seconddegree murder in six of those cases. Housing Minister Rich Coleman, speaking on behalf of the government last week, said there will be a “transparent review” of the Pickton investigation. The provincial government cabinet will decide next month whether that should take the form of a public inquiry or a judicial review. A report on the investigation by Vancouver Police Department Deputy Chief Doug LePard documented mistakes made by that force and the RCMP. It concluded that police had compelling evidence against Pickton by August 1999, but failed to act until more than two years later. During that time, 14 more women died. Kelly is calling for Aboriginal Affairs Minister George Abbott to convene a round table of First Nations leaders, RCMP and Vancouver police representatives, and government ministers to look at how to change policing practices and management. “Our leadership and citizens want an opportunity to engage all of the senior officials in a dialogue that results in a strategy for change and renewal in policing and provides for the safety and well being of our communities,” Kelly said in a letter to Abbott. Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo has already called for a public inquiry.

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67-year-old Chilliwack woman drowned in a Saskatchewan lake Sunday. Mounties say the woman drowned in Chitek Lake, about 180 kilometres northwest of Prince Albert. Police and paramedics

were called to the lake just before noon after a bystander had taken the unconscious woman from the water. The investigation is continuing but police do not suspect foul play. A name has not been released.

“Sportfishing is a significant contributor to B.C.’s economy, generating over $480 million in revenue spent on equipment, travel and accommodation and related supplies,” according to a 2005 study by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC. “Whether it’s our world-famous Pacific salmon runs, steelhead fishing on the Vedder River, fishing for trout in a crystal clear mountain lake or the opportunity to catch and release a mighty Fraser River sturgeon, we believe Chilli-

wack offers anglers who visit here repeatedly from all over the world, a unique and diverse fishing experience set amongst our spectacular scenery,” said Coombes. At the end of 2009, with the support of Tourism British Columbia and the Vancouver Coast and Mountains marketing organization, Tourism Chilliwack launched “Fish Chilliwack,” a sport fishing co-operative marketing program. This includes www.fishchilliwack. com, a comprehensive sport fishing web portal for Chilliwack.

Used to promote Chilliwack as the ultimate fishing destination, online and at tradeshows, the site has become popular with anglers from all over the world, looking for fishing information and planning vacations in Chilliwack. Rresidents can help Chilliwack become Canada’s Ultimate Fishing Destination by placing votes at www.wfn.tv/fishingtown. People can vote once every 12 hours from each unique e-mail address they have. - Staff

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Ruffling feathers

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Conservation officer behind eagle feather sting operation now facing his own charges

he senior British Columbia conservation officer whose undercover investigations led to dozens of charges against First Nations men for trafficking in eagle parts now faces criminal intention of dropping the charges against Abbott, Leon or any of the charges of his own. Rick Grindrod served about 15 First Nations men charged. “This is the first time I’ve ever years as a conservation officer and instigated a number of undercov- seen, in Canadian legal history, an er operations that led to the high- attorney general using testimony profile charges, including against of a discredited peace officer to Chehalis band members Gary prosecute somebody,” said George Wool, lawyer for Abbott and Ralph Abbott, Leon and Leon. “If this was a bunch of four other men. Grindrod was white guys and had a “There’s more of fired in May 2009 political issue by To m C l a r k , corrupt police officer agoing on here. executive direcdealing with drug I think because tor of compliance these are aborigiand enforcement deals, that would be nals—historiin the Ministry dropped right away.” cally aboriginals of Environment. are never given a He has now been George Wool break. If this was charged with two a bunch of white counts of obtainguys and had a ing credit by false pretences, dating to June 14 and corrupt police officer dealing with 19, 2008, and one count of fraud, drug deals, that would be dropped right away. This is a peace officer dated to Feb. 16, 2009. But despite the alleged connec- who is now charged criminally tion between the fraudulent credit and they are trying to make a silk card use and Grindrod’s undercov- purse out of a sow’s ear.” A spokesperson for the attorney er stings aimed at First Nations men, the attorney general has no general’s office disagreed.

“I don’t know that I would want to generalize it is the case that every time a peace officer faces allegations invariably results in a stay of proceedings,” Neil MacKenzie told the Times. “Ultimately it will be for the court to decide.” That response infuriates Grand Chief Doug Kelly of the Sto:lo Tribal Council. “[Crown counsel] are in a conflict of interest,” he told the Times. “The Crown is relying on Grindrod and his evidence to convict Coast Salish artisans and, on the other hand, the Crown counsel is going up against Grindrod saying he ought to be convicted.” The charges against Abbott and Leon date back to April 2006 when 11 First Nations men were charged with a total of 105 offences related to unlawful possession of dead wildlife, trafficking in dead wildlife and other related offences. According toWool, the conservation service engaged in a massive undercover operation in which See FEATHERS, Page 19

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Gary Abbott—picture here performing a traditional hoop dance at Party in the Park in Chilliwack in 2009—thinks eagle parts trafficking and possession charges against him should be dropped now that the conservation officer behind the investigation faces criminal charges of his own.

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he following scenario is purely imaginary. After a months-long sea crossing in a leaky converted freighter, more than 400 people from a nation wracked by terrorism and civil war land on Canada’s shores. They immediately claim refugee status. They come from a country that has seen a long and violent conflict. They are essentially on the losing side. They worry about further violence if they return home. While many of those on board are women and children, some may be members of a foreign terrorist organization. What does our government do? That depends. My imaginary boat comes from Northern Ireland, circa 1985. But it may have called to mind a boat that just arrived on our shores from Sri Lanka. I’m having a hard time imagining a boat of English-speaking white Irish Catholics getting the same vicious reception that the Tamils have received since they arrived. The level of racism in the debate over the Tamils is hard to measure. It’s veiled behind rhetoric about refugees “jumping the queue” and talk about them becoming freeloaders on Canada’s welfare system. The terrorism charge is the one the government has jumped on with both feet. Apparently, to have ever been a member of or soldier for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil

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Be Our Guest Eelam is to be a terrorist. Of course, theTamilTigers committed a great many terrorist crimes, including pioneering the use of suicide bombing. (That’s where the Palestinian Intifada got the idea.) They also committed political assassinations, both in Sri Lanka and in India.TheTigers also forcibly conscripted children, attacked religious targets, and engaged in piracy and arms smuggling. But they ran a good portion of northeastern Sri Lanka as a de facto independent country for decades. So the Tamil Tigers organization contains vicious monsters, and it also contains people who worked for the monsters and looked the other way so they and their families could survive. That the Sri Lankan government might not make fine distinctions between the two types of Tigers is a legitimate concern. So there may be terrorists on board the boat, and they should be found and deported to face justice for their crimes. But like determining who in Northern Ireland is an IRA bomber, who an IRA sup-

porter, and who an accomplice out of fear, it will not be easy. The odd notion that the Tamil migrants are trying to jump the queue should also be discarded. As Stephen Hume pointed out in a recent Vancouver Sun column, there are two routes to becoming a refugee in Canada: you can get there from a refugee camp, or you can show up and say you would suffer persecution if returned home. The Sri Lankan government has been dismantling refugee camps since the war ended; it’s an open question whether persecution has ceased, and one that will likely determine the refugees’ fate. Finally, the notion of freeloading is also interesting. A lot of fury has surrounded the idea that these are only “economic migrants,” that they just want a better life, with things like clean water, good jobs, and nice homes. Well, how dare they! Those things are clearly for those of us who were already here and inherited them without doing a lick of work settling this country. But of course, perhaps I’m biased. Aside from the recent arrivals from America, none of my family members ever applied for permission to come to Canada. I don’t think they ever asked the Sto: lo, Algonquin, Six Nations, or Cree people for immigration forms. ◗ Matthew Claxton is a reporter with the Langley Advance.

n a world of shifting enterprises and quick-change business assets, reaching a 40-year milestone is a significant accomplishment. It’s even more significant when the public’s perception of the type of business being conducted has changed dramatically—and not necessarily in a positive way—over those four decades. Of course, shifting public perception over the treatment of animals—and particularly “wild” animals in captivity —hasn’t been the only hurdle that the Greater Vancouver Zoo has had to overcome to reach its 40th anniversary as one of Langley’s, and certainly Aldergrove’s, pre-eminent tourist attractions. There have been controversies to fuel the flames of public perception—eagerly fanned by animal rights activists—particularly in the zoo’s more recent history. There was the matter of a suitable enclosure for Hazina the Hippo, a project that seemed to go on interminably, until charges were laid—and then dropped at about the time it became clear that the ever-stretching timeline collapsed and the fine, new facilities came into being. There was longtime favourite Tina the Elephant’s deteriorating condition, finally relieved by her removal to a more suitable facility in the United States—but too late, as she died not long after her arrival there. There were positive points, too, like the zoo’s involvement in saving endangered species like the Oregon spotted frog. The zoo’s tourism dollars boost the local economy, and there is no denying some educational—alongside the entertainment—value for children (of all ages) to see live wild animals up close, even if wild behaviour may not come with package for many species kept in captivity. For some activists it has been 40 years too long… but as long as thousands continue to flock to the zoo, and as long as watchful eyes ensure that the animals are treated well, it will remain a significant part of the regional business community.

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er park, Times, Aug. 27. Thanks, Mr. Henderson, for your well-written article. A few years ago in Langley I challenged the Langley paper to no longer refer to parks such as the one mentioned in the article above as “trailer parks.” They courteously and willingly obliged. That term, especially since the inception of the Trailer Park Boys TV program, has become objectionably pejorative and indicates a form of “trashy” living. Trailers are vehicles that are pulled, or are capable of being pulled. The homes in most “trailer parks” have not been, nor will ever be moved once mobiled in. Some of these housing units are quarter of a million dollar plus, permanent fixtures, forming a small community in which people from all strata of society choose to live—as do my husband and I. It would be very much appreciated if the Chilliwack Times staff would please refrain from writing or using the negative term “trailer park” in reference to our chosen homes, but rather use “modular” or “manufactured” homes, as that is what they are. Perhaps one day we can, with your valued assistance, turn society’s attitude toward this form of community living into what it is, very much a positive. Many thanks for your consideration. Dianne Holland Chilliwack

Transit needs overhaul Editor: Re: City needs to get transit wheels rolling, Chilliwack Times, Aug. 27. I sympathize with Louise Green on Fairfield Island whose son needs to attend classes at UFV in Sardis. I gave up on transit a couple years ago and got a second car, even if I wanted to be environmentally responsible. The drivers were great, but the bus routes or connections were terrible. I can’t understand the

planners’ fixation with an exchange on Main Street. Is there a reason for that, or is it just a convienent place for drivers to gather to be social. Look at a map. Chilliwack’s shape is a figureeight running north-south down Yale/Vedder road. If there is a tight budget for buses, the priority should be two buses starting at either end running back and forth from Little Mountain to UFV Sardis continuously from five in the morning until nine at night without having to transfer. That should be thought of as the main corridor for Chilliwack. Most people who work or need to attend a school, or go shopping at the mall will be adequately served by a route that only stops on Yale/Vedder Road. If two buses are all Chilliwack can afford, so be it. Servicing Yale/Vedder Road frequently would be more useful than the current system that loops around transfering to nothing useful. The majority of people can get to Yale/Vedder Road if they have to. If Chilliwack can afford a few more buses, then they can run them in east-west loops that cross over Yale/Vedder Road. Riders can get off the east-west buses and transfer onto the main north-south line on Yale/Vedder. Perhaps planners are trying to serve too many people by going to every corner of the city in little loops, instead of servicing the main corridor well. I shake my head when I see a near empty Fairfield Island bus pass by, knowing that more people would use it if it connected to a main line that was served frequently and went to the other side of the city. I imagine Louise Green’s son would be happier walking off Fairfield Island down to Yale Road if that got him on a bus that went close to where he needs to go. While that system would not be perfect, considering tight budgets, it would be better than what Chilliwack has now. David Brien Chilliwack

Editor: In response to Alexis Rowe’s letter dated Aug. 27 in the Chilliwack Times. She mentions she is outraged by a doctor refusing to prescribe birth control pills. It is not like not having birth control pills handy is a matter of life or death. It may be argued that is it more for life as birth control pills stop pregnancy. She mentions the doctor has no right to bring her morals into the clinic. The same could be said that a person has no right to ask anyone to compromise their morals or forcing their will on to others. So it is really a difference in beliefs that stood between Melissa and her doctor. Some people may argue that this is a great thing to come along, as we now are in the position to help to keep the population explosion under conttrol. Are we deciding then who should live and who should not live, when we throw abortion in along with everything else? We really need more doctors like the one Melissa went to, who isn’t afraid to stand up for what she believes. God bless her. Sylvia Commerford Chilliwack

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Sports Tigers and 6-0 to the Abbotsford/Mission Niners. Still, coach Tom Rutledge was pleased with the weekend. “It was good for the boys to get out and play the three mini-games to experience the competition in the Lower Mainland,” said Rutledge. “The team definitely has some things that need work but the season is just starting and the coaching staff took this opportunity as a learning tools to address areas that need work in practice.”

BC LIONS PRINTER’S INK Jock scraps Royalwood champions Mike Lago shot a low net score of 135 to claim first prize at the 2010 Royalwood Social Club Championship. Mike Dinney, with a gross score of 146, was the men’s champion, while Marie Kimmerly, who shot 165, was the women’s winner. Lu Theberge shot a net of 128 to claim Royalwood’s Senior Club Championship, while John McGimpsey was the low gross senior’s champion with a score of 144. Snook scores winner Chilliwack’s Danika Snook helped the UFV Cascades defeat Mount Royal College 3-0 in its first game at the Thompson Rivers University tournament in Kamloops Saturday. Ellen Kuyer set Snook up in the first to help stake UFV to a two-goal lead. The Cascades added a third in the second half to claim the victory. On Sunday, the Cascades also knocked off TRU to improve its e,xhibition record to 3-1-0. “I am very proud of our team, we continued to work hard and persevere despite

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B.C. Lion quarterback Travis Lulay watches as fellow pivot Casey Printers signs a jersey for six-year-old Taegan Lawson at Sports & Stuff at Chilliwack Mall on Saturday. Wide receiver Emmanuel Arceneaux was also in attendance. being frustrated in front of the TRU net,” said UFV head coach Rob Giesbrecht. “They never stopped and finally were rewarded with the winning goal late in the match.”

Bantams at Bronze Boot The Chilliwack Bantam Giants beat the Surrey Panthers 18-0 Sunday to claim its only victory at the Bronze Boot Football Tournament in Surrey.

The Giants got touchdowns from running back Maleek Irons, who scored on a 35-yard run, and receiver Filip Horak, who turned a Nick Westad throw into a 50yard catch and run. Connor

Herrmann also on a five-yard run to round out the Giants’ offence. Chilliwack wasn’t able to put points on the board in their other two games. The Giants fell 22-0 to the Surrey

Jr. Bantam Blues top team The Chilliwack Giants Junior Bantam Blue also wrapped up its preseason by winning Surrey’s Bronze Boot tournament. Hunter Larocque returned a punt for a touchdown in the final game to help lead the Blues to victory. The Blues were solid throughout the weekend, going 2-1 at the tournament against tough Lower Mainland competition. Mario Brizuela and Tyler Sprott led the offence along the ground and each scored multiple touchdowns. Solid offensive line play by Chris Derksen, AJ Sagrott, Noah Braun, Darwin Biamonte and Braydon Winger helped spur the attack. The defence, led by Lane Levesque. Tristan Davis, and Cam Lampart, was ferocious throughout the weekend.

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On behalf of the Chilliwack Board of Education, I would like to welcome everyone back for the 2010-11 school year. We are beginning this year with a balanced budget that allows all staff to focus solely on their work in serving the community’s students in their learning journey. Thanks to the hard work done by our school community last spring, the system should have stability for the coming years. As we focus on the goals of our Strategic Plan we will strive to increase graduation rates and to better prepare all students for opportunities after graduation. This fall services will be expanded to include full day Kindergarten for over 500 students. In addition to diverse and engaging programs at our neighbourhood schools, schools of choice and middle school hockey academy, we will be launching two new secondary academies for baseball and hockey. Through on-line learning at Fraser Valley Distance Education, the Continuing Education program at the Education Center, and the Apprenticeship program, we provide every student and adult with a variety of ways to access ongoing learning. Thank you for your continued support as partners in education. Best wishes for a successful year!

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Sports Bruins camp The Chilliwack Bruins’ main camp runs until Wednesday and wraps, that day, with a full-scale Black versus Gold game that day at 7 p.m. All scrimmages, as well as the final game, will be open to the public. The Bruins travel to Kamloops on Friday for their first exhibition game, then play in Mission on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Junior cricket The Chilliwack Junior Cricket Program hosts a golf tournament fundraiser Sept. 3 at Chilliwack Golf and Country Club, with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The price of $85 includes lunch, golf, prizes and a drink at Corky’s. Sponsors and volunteers are needed. To register or help out financially or as a volunteer, contact Scott Anderson at scottie_1402@hotmail.com.

Rugby returns The Chilliwack Rugby Society invites anyone interested to participate in community-based youth rugby in the British Columbia Rugby Union Fall 2010 League. This is a competitive league with teams across the Lower Mainland. Subject to suffi-

On deck cient interest, the club hopes to field teams in the Under15, Under-17 and Under-19 Leagues. Practices will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, starting Sept. 7. U-19 games are played Saturday mornings, and the U-15 and U-17 teams play on Sundays. Games likely commence Sept. 25. Mouth guards and rugby or soccer cleats are required. If needed, financial assistance may be available through KidSport. For more information and a registration form, visit www. chilliwackrugby.com, e-mail info@chilliwackrugby.com, or call Matt Myers at 604795-4690.

Open house Cheam Skating Club holds its annual open house and skate sale Sept. 11 at Twin Rinks Arena from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. Bring your skates and helmets and skate for free with members of the club and our coaches. Register your child in a sport that encourages fitness and fun. Classes include pre-hockey, advanced pre-hockey, intro to CanSkate, CanSkate, junior achiever and Star 1 and 2. A variety of times are available, plus locations at Prospera Centre and Twin

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Walkathon Cultus Lake United Church Camp, 1720 Lindell Ave. in Lindell Beach, hosts a walka-thon Sept. 12 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the church camp. Kayak, canoe, hike or just relax on the beach and help raise money to help campers with fees. Registration begins at 1 p.m. Minimum $25 registration fee or pledges. The first 20 people to pre-register receive a free T-shirt. Visit www.cultuslakecamp.ca or call 604-858-6033.

Curling clinic The Chilliwack Curling Club hosts a novice curling clinic the evenings of Sept. 13, 14 and 15. Cost is $20. Call Bruce at 604-7921572 to register. Open ice at the curling club is available Sept. 12. Curling night leagues start Sept. 17, day leagues start Sept. 20.

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The 26th annual Chilliwack Youth Soccer Tournament was held at various locations around the city on the weekend. In the U18 boys division (left) a member of the South Burnaby Metro Soccer Club (in green) tries to keep the ball from a member of the Canadian Rocks Sports Club from Surrey. The Surrey boys were the eventual tournament champions. In U17 girls action (below), teams from Williams Lake (blue) and Surrey faced off at Townsend Field. And the team that made one of the longest journeys, the Terrace Kermodeis (at right in blue), faced off against the Golden Ears Soccer Club from Maple Ridge in U14 action at Exhibition Stadium.

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he rays of sunlight slice through the dense green in kaleidoscopic shape on the rocky ground. “This is so amazing,” comments Kwantlen marketing student, Linda Gerlach. The overpowering beauty of Vedder mountain’s ridge trail is not lost on Gerlach. The popular hiking route runs a shaded 11 kilometres (return trip) through mossy meadows and covered forest canopy. Gerlach, 21, is new to hiking in the Fraser Valley. “I can’t believe I have never been to this place, it’s like something out of Lord of the Rings.” Gerlach’s reaction is common among hikers who come to appreciate Vedder mountain’s earthy peacefulness. However, with the scenic beauty of the ridge trail requires an uphill sacrifice.

Vedder Mountain’s ridge trail like something out of Lord of the Rings

The trail marking post is three kilometres up from the gravel parking lot at the bottom of Parmenter Road. It is not recommended to drive up to the trailhead with anything less then a four-wheel-drive vehicle. The rocky road has mammoth-sized potholes and large culverts. So Gerlach must trudge the three kilometres uphill in the 32 C heat. The opening to the ridge trail finally offers some respite in a shaded cave of green. Even on the hottest days, the covering of the canopy offers the hiker a welcome temperature drop. Despite its shade cover, one of the great challenges of the trail is its first 800 metres. The first two switchbacks are largely uphill and rocky. Relief comes in the

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oung philanthropists from around the province, including Chilliwack,will be in Burnaby on Sept. 1 to kick-off the ninth annual Kids Coin Drive for Variety. All of the children involved have been helped by Variety—The Children’s Charity and are now giving back to the cause by raising money for other kids like them.

Kids Coin Drive begins Chilliwack’s own Eddy Abel-Sola is one of the kids involved in the Coin Drive this year. Variety—The Children’s Charity assisted Eddy, who has cerebral palsy, by providing a grant for his ankle-foot orthoses and a quickie wheelchair. Since then,

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Free A Maytag top loading washer and a dryer, good working order. Call 604-823-4662. Eight foot, seven inch valances (three of them). Also have calla lilies to give away. Call 604-795-9551. Bucket and bench seat for 1995 Ford Windstar XL. Cutings for shrubs weiglia, witch hazel, green grapes, heritage raspberries, ornamental Japanese cherry, plum, peach, oak, curly willow, virgin creeper, bridal wreath spiria, perennials and ground covering swish chard. For address, phone 604-858-9301, leave phone number if no answer and will return call. We have different sizes of fabric to give away (pillow sizes, etc.). Call 604-858-4552. Exchange Four by eight slate pool table, cues, etc. will trade for whatever you have. Need my garage space back. Call 604-824-0332.

Eddy has been committed to helping other children who have special needs. Eddy works hard fundraising throughout Chilliwack and Abbotsford with the help of his family and friends. In his spare time he loves playing sports. Last year Eddy took

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Community VEDDER, from page 15

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One of the amazing sights along the ridge trail.

Case may set rights and title precedent years and Abbott said his next court appearance is powwows were targeted not scheduled until Decemin an attempt to lure First ber at the earliest. Wool pointed out that the Nations men into illegal charges facing Abbott and activity with dead wildlife. Wool alleges that one of Leon do not compare to the his clients on Vancouver charges facing Grindrod. “These are not criminal Island, who was unemployed with three kids, and charges,” he said. “These had been kicked out of his are regulatory. Some are less house on the reserve, was than a traffic ticket.” Some of the original 11 convinced by undercover officers to shoot eagles for men charged have pleaded guilty simply to move on, cash. “They couldn’t find any- according to Abbott. He has body to do anything illegal decided to fight on as he so they find one guy who thinks the case will eventuwas really strapped for ally become a precedentsetting rights and title case. money,” Wool said. W h i l e Wo o l s a y s i t i s While he would like the unusual not to drop the charges dropped because of Grindrod’s wildlife charges, trafficking part of him a n d p o s - “I’ve witnessed signifithinks the session cant superior court fight is still charges decisions related to important s i n c e to carry on. Grindrod aboriginal title and “If we has been rights and watched drop it charged, now it just the overall the government say m e a n s case and ‘the judge said that somebody the techis going n i q u e s but that’s not what to have to used are he meant’ so nothing pick it up,” also what A b b o t t o f f e n d changes in terms of said. “I Ke l l y a n d federal policy.” don’t want other First Nations Doug Kelly m y s o n s to have to leaders. go through Both Kelly and Wool point to the lack this. Either we get the legisof judicial oversight in the lation changed or we have a conservation officer service precedent-setting case.” Kelly is less optimistic (COS). Whereas RCMP officers require the approval of about the long-term and a judge to engage in under- j u s t w a n t s t h e c h a r g e s cover operations, the COS dropped now. “I don’t have that kind of has no such requirement, optimism in Canada’s jusaccording to Wool. Kelly said an aboriginal tice system,” he said. “I’ve COS employee was directed witnessed significant supeto pursue First Nations art- rior court decisions related ists “at our powwows and to aboriginal title and rights our winter dance ceremo- and watched the governnies and ask for help in cre- ment say ‘the judge said that but that’s not what he ating his regalia. “He told people that he meant’ so nothing changes decided to sober up and in terms of federal policy.” Grindrod is next schedwas on the ‘red road,’” Kelly said. “That’s incredibly uled to appear in Kelowna Provincial Court Oct. 5 offensive.” The case has now been going on for more than four – with files from the Vancouver Sun FEATHERS, from page 7

veers to the right and offers a small viewpoint of the sweeping valley below. “I can definitely see the magic to this place,” says Gerlach as she steps out on a narrow rock face to observe the valley below. The illusion of a cool day is broken with the open meadow that allows the full summer heat of the Fraser Valley to be felt. Down from the meadow, the trail takes a steep downhill descent. A rocky cliff face forms the left side of the trail, which gradually declines to the right. The bottom of the descent offers a lush mountain pond with colonies of lily pads and animal tracks

Offers amazing viewpoints everywhere. The trail then winds through a marsh area with a small bridge flanked by towering green foliage. The increasingly dim forest light pushes Gerlach to make the return trip. The forest groves and marsh meadows are illuminated in the warm tones of late summer. The trip back down the ridge is an easy hike. “I am definitely going to do this one again,” says Gerlach as she climbs down the mountainside in the early evening light. Hikers looking to try the ridge trail

need to take a right off the Columbia Valley Highway heading towards Cultus Lake onto Parmenter Road. Following Parmenter Road, hikers will pass a mountain bike parking lot. A second parking lot for all-terrain vehicle and dirtbike enthusiasts offers more parking closer to the trail and further up the road. ◗ Kristian Rasmussen is a 24-year-old fourth-year journalism student at Thompson Rivers University. Kristian grew up in White Rock and won a Jack Webster Award as a student in 2004.

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News

Extra cash for band members

Senior dies in head-on

PNE A PLACE CALLED VERTIGO

BY TYLER OLSEN tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com

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SALMON, from page 3 between about seven and 13 pounds. Dunston—who is not a member of the band but said he was helping out the family—said the money would help band members purchase back-to-school supplies, among other things. “Money from this is how most of these natives pay for hunting trips in the winter,” he said. “To get them up to Fort St. John, or wherever, to get a moose.” Dunston said the sockeye return has been the best he has ever seen on the Fraser. The only year that came close was back when he was in high school in 1993. But he is well aware this year is a one-off and the next three will likely be lean. As for the freshness of the fish Dunston and the family were selling on the reserve over the past days? “These were in the river three-and-a-half hours ago,” he told the Times Friday.

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Charmaine Guthrie, 15, of Cloverdale, and Luke Murguly, 13, of Chilliwack, enjoy a spin on the new Vertigo ride at the PNE. The annual summer fair, an end of summer tradition for generations of British Columbians, features more than 700 shows, exhibits and attractions that are free with admission.

68-year-old Chilliwack man is dead after a head-on crash in Abbotsford Thursday afternoon. The man’s black GMC Jimmy collided with a large farm truck at around 3:30 p.m. at on a curve where Wells Line Road becomes the Interprovincial Highway., in eastern Abbotsford. The Jimmy became pinned underneath the truck, and when paramedics arrived on scene it was determined that the man inside was dead. Police have not yet released the dead man’s name. The driver and passenger of the farm truck were not injured. Police are still working to determine what exactly happened and have begun to create a timeline of events leading up to the accident. Abbotsford police spokesperson Const. Ian MacDonald said the driver of the Jimmy “had, just moments earlier, left a friends house,” So we’re trying to get some more information. “We’ve got collision re-constructionists that have taken the measurements and are going to be focusing on the actual causes. But their report is nowhere near complete.” In the meantime, police will look to results from an autopsy and coroner’s report to shed more light on the collision.

Back to School Welcome to a new year of learning! On September 7th, 2010 the doors will open to 13,000 students and over 1,700 staff, in 32 schools, and we will begin the 2010-11 school year. We are excited to welcome new staff and students and are looking forward to seeing the great progress on our new school buildings. Thanks to the hard work of our finance, human resource, custodial, maintenance, transportation, print shop and technology staff over the summer, we are ready to go for another school year. Students, parents and staff will spend the year learning in classrooms, on-line, at home and in the community. Our K-12 mandate has expanded to include Strong Starts for preschool children, full day Kindergarten and Adult learning. Collaboration to support literacy and learning is one of the cornerstones of our community and together we are committed to ensuring that every student is a graduate who will be prepared to contribute meaningfully to the community. We look forward to another exciting year working with our students and our many community partners.

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Peer counsellors needed

Do you enjoy talking to seniors or perhaps taking them out for a cup of tea? If you do, Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors will be offering a training course for volunteer peers who would like to visit seniors who are lonely and isolated. The course will start with an orientation on Sept. 15 at 45938 Wellington Ave. at 9:30 a.m. and run for three hours weekly for 12 weeks. Phone the office at 604-793-7204 to register or obtain more information. Leave your name and phone number and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

Friends of the library

Join the Friends of the Chilliwack Library on the first Wednesday of every month (Sept. 1) from 2 to 3 p.m. The volunteer organization supports the library through advocacy, fundraising and assistance with various projects and programs. The Puz-

Community events Included are community events in Chilliwack, hosted or sponsored by non-profit groups. To include your event, contact reporter Tyler Olsen by e-mail at tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com, fax to 604-792-9300 or call 604-792-9117.

zle Sale, the Pet Parade and Quiz Night are all successful Friends initiatives. New friends are always welcome.

Girl guides registration

Registration for the Girl Guides takes place Sept. 1 and 9 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the United Church across from Price Smart. For more information contact Lenny at 604-795-2392. Girl Guides are 100 years old this year.

Celiac support group meets

Celiac disease support group meets the first Saturday (Sept. 4) of each month for support of those with Celiac

disease. For times and places, please contact Geraldine David at 604-792-2119 or email gdavid@uniserve.com.

Car clubbers wanted

The Chilliwack Chapter of the Vintage Car Club of Canada is looking for new members. The chapter meets the first Tuesday of each month (Sept. 7) at 7:30 p.m. at the Atchelitz Threshermen’s Canora building behind the Chilliwack Tourist Information Centre on Luckakuck Way. For more information call Barb or Ross at 604-824-1807. See EVENTS, Page 24

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Dean Brody performs his own special brand of music at last Friday’s final Party in the Park.

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Community SCHOOL, from page 1

Chili social

Pioneer fair

St. Thomas Anglican Church hosts its annual Pioneer Fall Fair Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its heritage church at First Avenue and Young Road. There will be food, fun and music to celebrate 137 years of history.

Walkathon

Cultus Lake United Church Camp, 1720 Lindell Ave. in Lindell Beach, hosts a walk-athon Sept. 12 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the church camp. Kayak, canoe, hike or just relax on the beach and help raise money to help campers with fees. Registration begins at 1 p.m. Minimum $25 registration fee or pledges. The first 20 people to pre-register receive a free T-shirt. Visit www.cultuslakecamp.ca or call 604-858-6033.

Line dancing lessons

Beginners line dancing lessons for seniors start Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Evergreen Hall. There is no cost. For more info call 604-793-9979.

Lions club fundraiser

The Chilliwack Lions Club is collecting eyeglasses, used cell phones, hearing aids and pull-tops from cans. Drop at the Lions Club Flea Market at 46293 Yale Rd. The eyeglasses and hearing aids are shipped to needy people abroad. The pull tops and cellphones are sold, with proceeds going to the B.C. Society for Children with Disabilities.

Youth mentors wanted

Fraser Valley Aboriginal

OAPO opens invitation

The Sardis O.A.P.O. #173, at 5725 Tyson Rd. in Chilliwack, (604-858-4066) invites any and all over the age of 50 to come and check it out. The club offers the following activities throughout the week: Paper tole; carpet bowling; rummoli; cribbage; darts; bits and stitch; whist; bingo and games night, which is a variety of fun/food and card games. They also host a monthly potluck and flea market. For more details and a calendar call David at 604-792-7256 or Bill at 604858-2883.

Animal lovers needed

The Chilliwack Animal Safe Haven Society needs volunteers. The society desperately requires to help with cat care on Sunday and Tuesday mornings, and for early morning feeds one or two mornings a week. Anyone wanting to volunteer, or adopt a cat, should contact Gayle Brunt at 604-794-7233.

Grief programs offered

The Chilliwack Bereavement Support Society offers grief programs for parents, spouses and adult children. The programs allow participants to share stories, support each other and learn about how to deal with grief following the death of a loved one. The Parents’ Grief Network meets every second Sunday afternoon. The spouses/partners network meets every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. For details and more information on these and other services call 604-793-7239.

Wildlife day camps

Kids can experience handson nature and art this sum-

Games afternoons

Chilliwack Senior Recreation

Sahaja yoga

Lori Wills hosts Sahaja Yoga meditation every Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. during August in Room 102 of Chilliwack Central elementary school. Everyone is welcome and no special clothing or equipment is necessary and

Toastmasters meet

The Chilliwack Toastmasters normally meet weekly on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lions Club on Spadina.

Seniors bus trips

The Chilliwack & District Senior Resources Society has a full slate of bus trips planned for the coming months. Upcoming is a Sept. 13 outing to the Reifel Bird Sanctuary in Delta; a Paddlewheeler Steveston Cruise on Sept. 15; a brunch at Top of

Carwash fundraiser

A carwash to support Special Olympics will take place Sept. 18 at the Husky at 7620 Vedder Rd., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting. ◗ Compiled by staff

Thank you Chilliwack for making the Times the MOST read* newspaper in our community! Michelle Greenwood Graphic Designer

A message to business owners The best measure of your advertising message’s effectiveness is when it reaches more readers. Some readership surveys focus on ‘awareness’ and ‘preference’. We choose to focus on what really counts: readership. The bottom line is more readers equals more results— period. And we deliver the most readers. Call one of our advertising consultants today at 604-792-9117 and let us help you design a campaign that gets the cash register ringing!

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Cornerstone Christian Reformed Church at 9800 McNaught Rd. hosts an admission-free Community Fun Day Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come out for fun, free food, refreshments and entertainment for the entire family. For more information visit www.cornerstonecrc.ca.

mer at day camps offered by the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve Society. For more information visit www. chilliwackblueheron.com, call 604-823-6603, or e-mail blueheronprograms@shawbiz.ca.

Ann Davis Transition Society would appreciate volunteer help. For information or to pick up applications, contact Valerie Winters, 9475 Williams St.

Most-sensible loser

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, is a non-profit weight loss support group that meets every Tuesday. For more details call Garry at 604-847-9592.

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Fun Day

Children and Family Services Society is looking for oneto-one mentors to foster a positive relationship with aboriginal youth in the community. Commitments of six months to spend two to four hours with a youth, two to four times per month are needed. Volunteers need to be honest, mature, stable, supportive and loyal, able to have fun and be a friend, and be a positive, healthy role model. Must be 19-plus years of age and undergo a criminal records check. For more information e-mail: julia. mccaffrey@xyolhemeylh. bc.ca.

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Readers

The Chilliwack Library’s semiannual book sale returns on Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Book Bargains by the Bag. Come early to load up on the specials.

Included are community events in Chilliwack, hosted or sponsored by non-profit groups. To include your event, contact reporter Tyler Olsen by e-mail at tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com, fax to 604-792-9300 or call 604-792-9117.

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Community events

Vancouver Revolving Restaurant on Sept. 19; and a trip to LaConner, Wash. on Sept. 21. Open to members of the Chilliwack Senior Resources Society. Call 604-793-9979 for details.

chairs are provided. Enter through the hummingbird entrance from the parking lot.

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The Camp River Community Hall Society hosts a corn and chili social on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Camp River Community Hall at 50246 Camp River Rd. Besides corn on the cob and chili there will also be hot dogs, pie, coffee and juice. Admission is $7 per person. Children six and under are free. Everyone welcome. For more information call 604-794-7177.

Centre, 9400 College St., hosts shuffleboard, card and board games every Thursday between 1 and 3 p.m. Members only, $1.

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*Combase 2008-2009 Readership Survey. ComBase is the Canadian Community Newspaper Database Corporation, a tripartite industry organization that conducts the principal readership research on behalf of the community newspaper industry in Canada. Operating since 2002, ComBase’s mandate is to provide title- and market-specific data for community newspapers at the market and sub-market level. Visit the ComBase website at www.combase.ca. 02236527


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INDEX Community Notices ....................................1000 Family Announcements ...........................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000

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SAMUELSON (Bulley), Vera Grace June 17, 1907 ~ August 26, 2010

Born in Southampton, England, Vera came to Canada with her parents in 1913. The family homesteaded in Eastleigh/Mortlach, Saskatchewan, moving to Vancouver, BC in 1924. Vera spent most of her life in Vancouver, moving to Chilliwack in her later years. She lived with her granddaughter, Shauna McFarlane (Andrew) and family, who lovingly cared for her from 2003 until her passing. Vera was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Samuelson in June 1996 and daughter, Sharron Livingstone in February 1996. She is survived by 2 sons, Bart (Betty), Thomas (Shirley), 2 daughters, Peggy Pilon (Tom), Louise McFarlane (Alister), 15 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 4th 2010 at 12:00 p.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 45901 Victoria Avenue, Chilliwack. If friends so desire, donations may be made to a charity of your choice, in lieu of flowers.

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Kathy Friederici

The world has lost a shining star. Kathleen Gail Friederici died August 20, 2010 after a very short illness. Kathy was predeceased by her father Percy Kirby, her mother Winifred MacDonald and her stepfather Duncan (Mac) MacDonald. Kathy will be greatly missed by her son, Michael (Brenda) Friederici, her daughter Tanya (Berni) Schlueter and her four grandchildren who she adored: Michael and Kristina Friederici and Megan and Katie Dahlen. She is also survived and remembered by her brother David Kirby (Nanci) and her nephews Scott and Bryan. Kathy was a graduate of Chilliwack High School and U.B.C. She taught drama, Social Studies and was a School Counsellor for many years at Frank Ross Secondary School in Dawson Creek. She was also involved in Community Theatre in Dawson Creek, playing many diverse roles. She maintained many friendships from her school and teaching years because she was the kind of friend you never let go. Her former students kept in touch with “Mrs. Fred” remembering her humour, support and creative personality. Kathy was seconded by ICBC to work in the Traffic Safety Department in the ICBC Head Office, North Vancouver. She introduced “Captain Click”, the seatbelt mascot to legions of elementary students, and the “Counter Attack” drinking/driving program to secondary students in the Northern schools and Fraser Valley schools. Her innovation ideas, plays and programs made her stand out among her colleagues who tried but could never match her output. In retirement, Kathy continued her working relationships by volunteering (1000 hours) with the Coquitlam RCMP Victim Services. She also was on the Board of Evergreen Theatre and volunteered where her mother resided for 7 years at the Eagle Ridge Manor. She was a selfless, dedicated volunteer who shied away from recognition or attention. Kathy was all about family and friends. If you fell into either category you knew that you were “hers” forever. She nurtured you, cared for you and supported you through all difficult times – when you needed her she was your very good friend. Kathy had a wicked sense of humour and her sense of the bizarre made people howl with laughter. The best memories of Kathy are those involving laughter and we will hold those close to our hearts. There will be a Celebration of Kathy’s life on Saturday September 25th at The Hilton Metrotown, 6083 McKay Avenue, from 2-4pm. The family asks that if you wish, donations be made to the Atenas, Costa Rica Playground Project. This was one of Kathy’s “projects” dream to ensure that a playground was built for the Children at this school. Cheques can be made to RR Smith Memorial Fund Foundation, 100 – 550 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4P2. Family Owned

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FEATURED EMPLOYMENT ABORIGINAL SUPPORTED CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM/ABORIGINAL INFANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR (EXTERNAL) Stó:lô Nation, one of the leading employers in the Fraser Valley with offices located in Mission and Chilliwack, requires the services of an ASCD/AID Program(s) Coordinator to fill a vacancy with the Health Services Department. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry. Please self-identify on your cover letter or resume. The ASCDP/AID Coordinator will oversee the day-to-day program operations of the ASCDP and AIDP. The Coordinator will provide planning, coordination, administration, and supervision of the Programs. This position reports to Support Services Supervisor. The successful candidate will work out of the Central (Chilliwack) office. Some travel may be required for this position. Based on services needs, the department reserves the right to relocate workers within the service delivery area. Please Note: a skill and knowledge based test will be administered at the time of interviews • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree majoring in Infant Development; Early Childhood Development; First Nation Child and Youth Care; Social Work; Nursing or Therapy • Hold a valid Special Needs Certificate an Asset • Minimum 3 years experience working with infants and young children with their families • Minimum 3 years experience successfully supervising staff, program development, implementation and evaluation. • Must have coordination experience in the Early Childhood Development services field. • Must demonstrated knowledge of SCDP, childcare and early intervention programs and services. • Must demonstrate effective written and oral communication • Must have strong interpersonal skills and leadership skills • Must be able to model a healthy lifestyle in an office environment • Must demonstrates respect and professionalism for families, community members and co-workers • Must hold and maintain a valid First Aid and/or CPR certificate • Maintain confidentiality • Actively supports and follows the principle of Zero Rejection • Experience work with children and families with complex social issues • Ability to work independently and with a multi-disciplined team environment • Understand and be familiar with Aboriginal history and issues in Aboriginal communities Successful candidates will be required to provide the following if screened in for an interview: • Proof of education documentation • References: Three names and phone numbers of recent supervisors • Must possess and maintain a valid BC Drivers’ License • Must successfully pass the required pre-employment RCMP Criminal Records Check Salary Range: Will be based on qualifications and experience Type of Position: Full-time Annual Term and subject to six month probationary period and planned performance evaluations.

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: Friday, September 3, 2010 at 4:00 PM Candidates will be screened according to the qualifications/requirements. Interested candidates are required to submit a resume and covering letter. Please include position title on subject line. Submit required resume and covering letter to: ATTN: Crystal Schmitz, HR Officer, Stó:lô Nation Personnel Department Bldg. #7, Floor #2 – 7201 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, B.C., V2R 4G5 Email: jobs@stolonation.bc.ca Fax: (604) 824-5342

For more information about this and other employment opportunities visit: www.stolonation.bc.ca We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview.

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--------------------A is for Apple Daycare Centre is expanding and has the following employment opportunities P/T Infant Toddler Educator, F/T ECE and P/T Assistant Educator. All positions require certification, medical clearance, and criminal record checks completed in order to apply for the position. Contact Kathy at 604-791-1354 --------------------------

The Chilliwack Community Arts Council is looking for a responsible, fun-loving full-time Administrative Assistant. The successful applicant must be self motivated and able to work with strict deadlines. They must also be able to adapt to new tasks & challenges. A background in the arts or graphic design is an asset. Please email, fax or drop off resume to: Chilliwack Arts Centre 45899 Henderson Ave. 604-792-2640

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Pick-A-Part Auto Parts & Sales Ltd.

Requires a responsible cashier for a busy auto parts centre with a positive attitude and good people skills. Candidates must have basic computer skills and be fully flexible to work all company hours including weekends and holidays. We offer good working conditions and medical and dental benefits. Automotive knowledge an asset. Will train the right candidate.... Please reply in person with resume Monday through Friday 10am - 4pm to: 43645 Industrial Way, Chilliwack, B.C. V2R 4L2 DOC’S AUTO Body is looking for a full time Receptionist/ Office Manager. Accounting & QuickBooks background preferred. Fax resume to 604-792-5385 EXPERIENCED MOBILE Radio Technician wanted for busy twoway radio shop in Slave Lake Alberta. Must know radio, repeaters, boosters. Call Evan 780-805-5151 evan@snipercom.com.

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EXPERIENCED PARTS PERSON required for progressive auto/industrial supplier. Hired applicant will receive top wages, full benefits, RRSP bonuses. Our 26,000ft2 store is located 2.5 hours NE of Edmonton, Alberta. See our community at LacLaBicheRegion.com. Send resume to: Sapphire Auto, Box 306, Lac La Biche, AB, T0A 2C0. Email: hr@sapphireinc.net.

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• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene.hibbs@shawbiz.ca GRANT PRODUCTION TESTING requires Supervisors, Night Operators, Operators, immediately for Grande Prairie and Red Deer area. Must have valid drivers licence and pass drug test. Excellent wages and benefits. Forward resume to: Fax 780-539-3008 or email: cbean@grantpts.com.

Hairstylists Chilliwack location

• Qualified stylist • Guaranteed wage $10.50/hour • Yearly wage increases • Profit sharing & gratuities • Dental, drug & eyecare plan

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Professional Soccer Coach Calgary based sport consulting company is seeking a full time professional Soccer Coach to work with high performance grade 7-12 athletes both in the classroom and in a training environment. Responsibilities also include the design and delivery of development programs to the local soccer community. Qualifications for this career choice include: Post secondary education, experience working with young aspiring athletes in developing their indoor and outdoor game, administrative abilities and a professional, ethical and entrepreneurial spirit. If you are interested in this unique employment opportunity in Calgary, please email your resume to: resumes@nationalsportacademy.com on or before September 7, 2010.

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INDUSTRIAL PAINTER needed for fabrication shop. Fax resume to 604-852-5614. SERVICE MANAGER REQUIRED - Bannister GM is a busy Alberta GM dealership. Candidate must be industry experienced, possess leadership skills, hands on, organized, and time efficient. Customer oriented and team builder skills a must. Fax resume to 780-723-6553. Email: chadb@bannisteredson.com. WAITRESS REQUIRED part time at Gloria’s Diner. Apply in person with resume #12- 43915 Industrial Way Chilliwack.

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Hotel Restaurant

F/TIME INDIAN cuisine cook. Tandoori exp req’d. Apply in person. Shandhar Hut 8835 Young Rd WATERFRONT RESORT in Tofino seeks management couple. Exc salary + accomodations & bonus package. Exp preferred. Call 250-266-1711 or email: emilkulcsar@yahoo.ca

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BOOKKEEPER REQUIRED for truck repair shop. Approx 35 hr per week, Must have accounting and general office skills. Fax resume 604-793-9620 or email lickmantruckandtrailer@shaw.ca BUCHANAN LUMBER Truck Shop, High Prairie, Alberta. Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic/ Shop Foreman. Must be a team player. Have completed an apprenticeship truck and transport trade certification. Supervisor experience would be an asset. A competitive wage and benefit package is offered. Address: P.O. Box 38, High Prairie, AB, T0G 1E0. Fax resume to 780-523-5910. Only those of interest will be contacted.

EXCAVATOR OPERATOR

Experienced & self motivated Excavator Operator required p/t, possible f/t for right applicant, mainly residential new construction sites, rock walls, soak pits etc. $25/hr. Call Kelly 604-798-9197

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MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN FOR Polaris, Mercury, Argo Dealership. Whitehorse, Yukon. Full Time $24.00- $26.00 per hour D.O.E. Fax resume 867-668-2428 or call Chris @ Checkered Flag Recreation 867-633-2627.

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TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Postmedia Community Publishing makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email inquiries@bbbvan.org and they will investigate.

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EXCESS FURN bdrm furn $125, closet $25, misc items. Pls call 604-845-4717 * 604-858-4717

2105

GOOD STHIL CHAIN SAW $150, new Crsftsman 16' $70, New treated railway ties $50 11 avail., 10' Bombardier rigid floor inflatable, like new from estate, motor avail $200, trailer $180, solid older 2 horse trailer with walk-thru and brakes $200 needs repair (not urgent) fabulous bug @ $1000 or $1900 repaired, large antique fireplace / heat stove, heat cabin & make stew for $500 obo, 100 amp breaker panel square 'D' with breakers $100, metre & base avail, gorgeous looking used gal roofing $1.25 lin ft, nice older Rockwell Beaver table saw with cast top, external capacitor motor, stand and dust drawer $180, three piece rolling tool chest $100, 'Cobra' unbreakable lock up chain for motor bike, etc. Cost $400 asking $200, Sthil brush saw $150, Ariens rear bag mower $150, Honda gas pressure washer $300, fancy truck rims 16' & 17' factory chrome overlays, 6 & 8 bolt $200 and up per set, heavy & light boat trailers $550 and $250, nice tenor saxophone $400 obo, cement mixer $290, 21 speed mountain bike $100, generator gas $140 . Ph 604-793-7714

Musical Instruments

KEYBOARD, YAMAHA PSA 1500, w/cd - Rom & manuals, like new, $700, 604-824-1903 TRUMPET $300.00 used for 1 yr, tuned up like new, have receipts. styx@shaw.ca

2135

3508

Garage Sale

Wanted to Buy

GOOD GOLF cart, two freezers, mig welder, chainsaw any size, 1 ft round wrecking balls, hydraulic camper jacks, used security fence (panels 6’x10’, quality used galv. roofing (lots of it) utility trailer, chain link fencing also steal posts and rails, used hot roof membrane, 10’ cargo trailer, small outboard motor, chain link gates, used railway ties. Ph 604-796-6661

3507

Cats PB HAVANESE & Havanese X pups, 8weeks, vaccinated, dew, $675/$875. Call 778-881-5966

RAGDOLLS & Domestic Kittens, $100-$500. 604 590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com PIT BULL Puppies. UKC reg. Great bloodlines. 604-240-1647. www.heavylinepitbulls.com

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION ! 604-724-7652

3508

PUREBRED BLUE pitbulls $1000. Very healthy with first shots Ph: 604-584-7885.

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2075

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ALL SMALL breed pups local & on shedding $350+. 604-590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com

YORKIE SHIH TZU, male, 9 weeks old, vet✔, shots/ dewormed, $525. 604-904-9280

3540

Pet Services

The Heal-Well Centre for Dogs in Chilliwack is now accepting clients for obedience instruction, behaviour problems & consultation. New group classes starting now! Call 604-556-9966

Cares!

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2075

Furniture

LEATHER SOFA, green, like new $150. Free chair to match. 604-794-7445

FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957

The Chilliwack Times has partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to finding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.

LABRADOODLES! 250-395-4323 wildrosekennels@telus.net MALTESE PUPS, 2 m’s, trained, 3.5 mths, vet ✔ 1st shots, fam raised, ready to go. 604-464-5077

Furniture

★LIQUIDATION SALE★

MAREMMA PUPS for sale; working parents; 5 males, 3 females; $450 ph. 604-823-4797

Any Any Size Size Mattress Mattress $99, $99, Headboards Headboards $50,Nite $50,Nite Tables Tables $50, $50, Dressers Dressers $100,Sofa $100,Sofa Beds Beds $200, $200, Banquet Banquet Chairs Chairs $15, $15, Lamps $20, TV’s $30, Armoires $100, Drapes $30 Lamps $20, TV’s $30, Armoires $100, Drapes $30 Mini-bars Mini-bars $40 $40 ...and ...and much much more! more! 250 250 Terminal Terminal Ave Ave @ @ Main Main St, St, Vancouver Vancouver Hours: Mon to Fri 9-5 +Sat Hours: Mon to Fri 9-5 +Sat 10-2 10-2 Visit Visit ★ANIZCO ★ANIZCO ★Liquidators ★Liquidators

MINIATURE SCHNAUZERS Male. Ready to go! $650 firm. 604-591-2137

Top Notch USED FURNITURE Just arrived from the PACIFIC PALISADES HOTEL

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YORKIE OR Yorkie X Maltese Toy size, local, 604-590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com

$275 $395 $275 $395 $395

BOUVIER, brindle male, 3 m.o., CKC reg, health guar, shots, vet chk. Exc w/babies, 604-996-7368

PRESSURE CANNER 'All American' 41 1/2 quart $300 Singer sewing machine, treadle $100 604-858-2263

SHIH TZU BIJON pups, 1st shots, dewormed, ready, family raised, non shed, $575 firm. 588-5195

SPECIALS *** ******SPECIALS *** $275

Shihtzu-Poodle XX Shihtzu-Poodle Yorkie-Poo Maltese-Pekingese X Shihtzu $495 Pomeranian Registered, M/F Yorkie-Poo

METAL WINE rack holds 20 bottles $10 Folding utility table 5’ x 2’ 5’’ $12 Cherry end table with Queen Ann legs & brass lamp $20 604-795-5966

NINTENDO WII & 3 games, original packages & manuals, hardly used $185 604-793-0170

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FF

AMERICAN PITBULL pups, P/B, $500. Call for more information, 604-819-6006

NEW BAND SAW MILL cuts upto 19’’ diameter logs $2000. 604-910-7551

RARE! CHOCOLATE, Blue, cream & brindle. French Bulldogs, Reserve now! 604-802-6934

LHASALIER $695 LHASALIER $595 MORKIE $795 $795 $895 MORKIE $695 HAVANESE/PUG $695 $895 $795 HAVANESE Registered $795

HOT TUB 8 man, Coast Spa, fully loaded $5000 obo 604-845-4161

MINI TRAMPOLINE $15 13’’ Sony TV $20 20’’ Sony TV $35 20’’ Hitachi TV $20 Adjust bed frame $25 604-392-6225

Dogs

604-682-2528 604-682-2528

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5035 4060

Metaphysical

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5040 5017

Business Services

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5035

Financial Services

Franchises/ Business Opps

COMMISSION TRAVELONLY has 500 agents across Canada. Business opportunities with low investment, unlimited income potential, generous tax/travel benefits. Run your travel company, full-time, part-time from home. Register for FREE seminar, www.travelonly.ca, 1-800-608-1117, Ext. 2020.

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$0 DOWN & we make your 1st payment at auto credit fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599. www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309.

5505

Legal/Public Notices

I TOM SPANN will no longer be responible for any debts occured BY JOANNE CAMERONSPANN as of August 31, 2010.

$500$ LOAN SERVICE, by phone, no credit refused, quick and easy, payable over 6 or 12 installments. Toll Free: 1-877-776-1660 www.moneyprovider.com. A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE - Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1-866-884-7464

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7010

Childcare Available

ACTIVE EXP’D Grandmother will babysit F/T or P/T, has 1st aid, criminal record check, exc refs. Call 604-858-4728

DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, FREE CALLS. 1-877-297-9883. Exchange voice messages, voice mailboxes. 1-888-534-6984. Live adult casual conversations-1on1, 1-866-311-9640, Meet on chatlines. Local Single Ladies.1-877804-5381. (18+).

To advertise call

Limited space available in the morning Preschool 3 class and the Afternoon Preschool 3/4 class.

NEED A MORTGAGE 1st and 2nd Mortgages, Self Employed, Refinancing, Forclosures, Low Rates. 604-629-8628 www.Mazuma.ca

Real Estate Services

6005

Residential/Commercial

NON-BANK NON-DEALER Independent Financing Options 604-309-6278 Verico Paragon Mortgage Group Inc www.LendLease.ca ★ RENT TO OWN! ★ If you have a small down payment, I have a nice home for you! Less then perfect credit OK. Call Kim 604-628-6598

6007

BUSINESSES FOR SALE

GAS STATION & Garage. Well established, very successful. Serious inquiries only . 604-724-4848

6035

Mobile Homes

TO BE MOVED 1982 14x70 3 BR 2 bth $24,900. 1976 12x68 2 BR + bth $12,900. 12x60 2 BR $9,900. 12x60 $3,000. 1968 12x68 FREE. 604-830-1960

6065

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LEGALS

Al Dahl - Lighthouse Realty

604-846-6506

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 8A4 www.chilliwack.com

2 BR, 750sf, quiet, 2nd flr, crnr unit, Mtn view, new paint, h/wd, lam. $110,900. np, 604-392-5400

Real Estate

Condos/ Townhouses

Find a Home That Suits Your Needs at an Affordable Price

Chilliwack

Houses - Sale

6008-06

6008

SARDIS TOWNHOMES

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-06

Condos/ Townhouses

Information for

MT. BAKER SKI AREA. 2 cabins, 1 property. Rent one, use one. Gated community w/ amenities. 35 min. from border $399,500 U.S. Maryann Angus 360-224-6704 www.mymtbakerhome.com

Find one in the Classifieds To advertise call 604-795-4417

6008

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Chilliwack will hold a Public Hearing, as noted above, on the following item: 1. ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 2010 No. 3689 (RZ000671) Location: 45714 Lewis Avenue Owner: Daniel and Laura Kingma Purpose: To rezone the subject property, as shown on the map below, from an R1-A (One Family Residential) Zone to an R1-D (Infill Small-Lot One Family Residential) Zone, to permit subdivision into two lots. Location Map

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6020-01

Personals

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6002

6020

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3015

REAL ESTATE

6008

Financial Services

CHILLIWACK TIMES TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010 A29

Government CertiMed Teacher Small class sizes Kindergarten Readiness Curriculum Fun Learning Activities Bright, Modern Facilities Christian Environment Full Gym & Large Outdoor Play Space Field Trips Age-Appropiate Learning Experiences

CALL TODAY! 604.792.0794

or visit us at Mrstave.org for more information!

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6020-08

ATTN: BUILDERS $645K 1421 SMITH AVE. COQ Close to Como Lake 2500 SF, 63’ x 125’ Flat Lot Call Chris ★ 604-307-0123

6035 Daycare Centre

LOCATED: 9601 HAMILTON ST • CALL 604-791-1354

1263609_0831

MON / WED / FRI - $140.00 /MONTH TUE / THUR - $95.00 /MONTH 9:00AM - 11:30AM

Mobile Homes

DISPLAY HOMES LIQUIDATION

604-795-1595

IS ACCEPTING REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER PRESCHOOL

Coquitlam

No Reasonable Offer Refused

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1-800-339-5133

FACTORY DIRECT New 14 ft wide $56,500 F.O.B. SRI; New 1152 sq ft dbl wide $77,900 F.O.B. 604-830-1960

Persons who deem that their interest in the property is affected by the proposed amendment bylaw will have an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing or, if you are unable to attend, you may send your written submission, including your name and address, to the City Clerk’s Office by 4:00 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing. All submissions will form part of the record of the Hearing. This proposed bylaw may be inspected between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from Monday, August 23, 2010 to Tuesday, September 7, 2010, both inclusive, in the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC. Please direct your enquiries to our Municipal Development Department at 604-793-2906. Please note that no further information or submissions can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Karla D. Graham, CMC City Clerk 1262365_0827


A30 TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

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6508

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604-795-4417

LEGALS

6508

Chwk 1 br apt, avail Oct 1. Spacious, balcony, centrally located, Edward St. Garbage & heat incl’d, onsite laundry. Full cable package included ($62 value) $670 Heather 1-800-815-6311

Call 604-795-4417 to place your ad

CHWK, 1BR, 1st Ave & Broadway. bright corner unit, 5 appls, insuite w/d, off St prkg, $650, avail now. Ref’s req’d. 604-819-5646 CWK 2 br Newmark, brand new, 2 bath, u/g prkg, ss appl, storage inste, nr all ammens U of FV Ref’s. $975. 1st mth $675. ns, pets neg. 604-768-4901 or 604-908-1600 HARRISON Hot Springs studio, furn across Lake, ac, skylights, ns np, $500 incl cable 604-853-4273

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 8A4 www.chilliwack.com TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Chilliwack will hold a Public Hearing, as noted above, on the following item: 1. TEMPORARY USE PERMIT (TUP00003) Location: 5462 Vedder Road Applicant: Diana Weston Purpose: Indoor Small Dog “Daycare” for up to 15 small dogs less than 30 pounds only, on the subject property, as shown on the map below. A Temporary Use Permit (TUP) is required, as the current CS1 (Service Commercial) Zone does not permit kennels. The applicant also intends to include complementary uses that are permitted within the CS1 Zone, such as grooming, lessons, and retail sales of pet products. Location Map

NEW BUILDING 1 bdrm, First Ave, secure & safe, granite counter tops, in suite laundry $790. ns, np, refs. 604-819-9596

6515

Duplexes - Rent

2 BD duplex. Incl. cable, garbage, yard upkeep, w/d, f/s . Close to dwtn. Ref req. $700/m ½ m/dd. 604-824-1902 Sharon M-F 8 – 3:30 3 BR 4 plex, 1.5 bath, Lewis Ave, spacious, 4 appls, ns, cat ok, $1095 incl utils, 604-847-0545

CHWK, SPAC, Clean 2 BR, 3 appls, np/ns, $750 + utils, shared w/d, nr amens. 604-807-9441

6520

Farms/Acreage

DAIRY FARM in Armstrong for lease, with farmhouse, good well for irrigating, call 250-546-6021

6522

Furnished Accommodation

3 BR. 5 appl, furn, gas f/p &elec ht 750. mth sept 15 to june 15 Lindell Beach (cultus lake) 604-823-6333

6540

Houses - Rent

2 BD Rancher close to hospital, suit professional couple, n/s, n/p. Refs reqd. $950 +util 604-858-5644 3 BDRM 1 bath cozy heritage home 1700 sq Tupper St., new carpet & paint, $995/month, references 1-866-281-2177

This notice is sent to property owners and occupants, where appropriate, of lots within 30 metres of the property subject to the permit. Persons who deem that their interest in the property is affected by the proposed Temporary Use Permit will have an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing or, if you are unable to attend, you may send your written submission, including your name and address, to the City Clerk’s Office by 4:00 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing. All submissions will form part of the record of the Hearing. This proposed Temporary Use Permit may be inspected between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from Monday, August 23, 2010 to Tuesday, September 7, 2010 both inclusive, in the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC. Please direct your enquiries to our Municipal Development Department at 604-793-2906. Please note that no further information or submissions can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Karla D. Graham, CMC City Clerk

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3 BR BUNGALOW, d/town, $895 incl garbage, water & sewer. Sept. 1st. Ph 604-795-1433

6580

Rental Services

RENTALS | 604-793-2200 3 bdrm twnhse Prom., 6 appl. .................. $1300 1 bdrm suite F/S heat incld. ............................. $550 2 bdrm mnflr hse F/S shared W/D, utils incld.... $1200 1 bdrm duplex F/S inclds utilities..................$525 $

2 bdrm mnflr hse all reno’d, inclds utilities .$1175 3 bdrm mnflr Garrison, inclds utilities............... 1400

2 bdrm condo 6 appl. Sardis ............................ $900 4 bdrm twnhse 6 appl. Garrison................. $1400 5 bdrm hse F/S dw, large yard...................... $1400 3 bdrm twnhse 2 car garage, 6 appl........ $1400 3 bdrm twnhse Garrison............................ $1200 1 bdrm condo 6 appl. ..................................... $675 2 bdrm condo Sardis........................Starting @ $750 HARRISON HOTSPRINGS

• Large 1 Bdrm • Fridge, Stove, D/washer • Close to amenities

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BR bsmt, Nice, own entr & w/d, 5 appl, gas f/p, Sardis, $750incl util, Sept 30. call 604-858-4728 1 BR, full kitchen/bath, shrd w/d, f/p, ns np, $650 incl utils, cbl, net. 604-792-7878 or 604-316-1192 1 BR. ground flr suite. Sardis. 1 mature person only, ns np, $650 incl utils, avail now 604-858-4356. 1 BR + office in gated community, priv ent, gas fp, 6 appls, ns, np, $750. Av immed. 604-703-0287 BACHELOR STE, upper level $600 incl utils, Fairfield Island, Avail Sept 1. Call 1-604-537-2405 PROMONTORY, 1BR +den, very quiet, nr bus, fenced yard, ns, np, $775+utils, now, 604-824-4681 1 BR bsmt, Sardis nr Mall, suit mature quiet person, ns, np, $575 inc util 604-858-7747 aft 6pm

VEDDER ROAD

• 2 level townhouse • Bach & 1 bdrm suites • Laundry on-site • Fridge & stove Starting at $550/month

6615

55+ MALE seeks 1 br w/dog in Sardis, friendly prefer back yard, refs. Oct 1. 604-703-0164

6620

COMMERCIAL SHOP & 3Br house For Sale or Lease, lots of fenced prkg, Chwk. on Airport Rd call Van. 1-604-837-8167

COMMERCIAL STORE FRONTAGE FOR LEASE

Yale Road in Chilliwack 1400 sq.ft. with large bay door available Immediately M.Y. Mini Storage 604-703-1111 WAREHOUSE & office space for lease, up to 12,000sf of Warehouse and 3,200sf of executive offices. Available Aug 15, 2010 Chillwack. Call 604-991-7200

To advertise in the Chilliwack Times Classified

REAL ESTATE section, call

604-795-4417

ABBY CENTRAL, 3 BR full hse, 2 baths, $1695 + utils, new carpet & paint, Avail Sep 1. n/s, pets allowed. Alfonso 604-782-5454 COUNTRY HOME suit prof non smoking couple. $1,350 n/p horsebarn + pasture $250 604-858-6868 HOUSE FOR rent on active beef farm in Agassiz Oct 1. 3 bdrm 1 bth. $1200/m. 1-604-796-9127

Shared Accommodation

6595-17

Chilliwack

1 BDRM in home on acreage. 2 refs req’d, $550 incl use of kitchen & Living room. 604-858-3933

Warehouse/ Commercial

2000 SQ FT COMMERICAL space available on Vedder Rd. $1800/mo. Ph 604-798-5050

4 BR, new. 2 lev, dbl garage, n/p, n/s, 1 wd f/p, 1 gas f/p. all appl $1500. Promontory 604-771-4876

6595

Wanted To Rent

C L ASS I F I E D


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AUTOMOTIVE Domestic

1999 MERC. Cougar, Auto, 169,000 km, black, steering rack replaced, new rear struts, all fluids serviced, BCAA checkapproved, $3995 obo. info@gerrysauto.com or 604-826-0519.

9125

2006 PONTIAC Pursuit, 4 dr, fully loaded, blue, lady driven, 48,000 km, $8,000. Call 604-837-1664

Air Conditioned KEEP COOL

BACK TO SCHOOL! SALE ENDS SEPTEMBER 4

STUDENT SPECIALS

PT CRUISER • 2002 PT Cruiser

$3895

#3C352605 WAS $3995

• 2004 Chevy Optra

Domestic

07 Pontiac G5

Auto, 79,000 km, A/C............. $6,900

02 BMW 3235ix

AWD, A/C ............................

12,900

• 2002 Cadilac DTS #AP081, low kms

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9145

Scrap Car Removal

$7495 $7495

#JH001155 WAS $9995

• 2003 Honda CRV AWD #1G165417 WAS $5995

• 2002 Chev Trailblazer #1GH20759 WAS $7495

$5995 $6995

#1D131277 WAS $11,995

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99 Mazda 626

• 2008 Grand Cherokee #1J132119 WAS $35,995

08 Chev Aveo

$7995 $5495

#JH010223 WAS $10,995

• 2002 GMC Jimmy

Loaded, A/C ...........................

$

3,995

TRUCKS & VANS

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03 Chev Malibu

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$

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TRADES WELCOME We buy clean vehicles.

• 1997 Ford F150 4x4 #1FA33513 168,000 KM

• 2000 Dodge Caravan #2B682663 WAS $2995

• 1998 Ford Windstar #2FE33874 WAS $2495

$5995 $2295 $2095

BIKES, PWC & TRAILERS

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9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

Garage Sale

QUADS & MOTORBIKE 1990 Yam 100 Champ ........ $950 1991 Polaris 250 4x4 ........ $2250

HAYABUSA • 2005 Suzuki 1300 GSX

$7495 • 2008 KTM-SF-F 505 Trail #VB34422 WAS $5495 $4995 #AP1300R WAS $7995

• 2008 Suzuki DR Z-400 #JS101782 WAS $5495

• 2007 Yamaha YZF 600 #AP009 WAS $5795

$4795 $5295

2006 Shinnery 110 3 sp/rev................................ $650 2010 Zstar 110/rev ............ $750 1969 Honda ct70 ................. $600 1974 Suz. 75cc Enduro........ $550 1979 Yam it250 Enduro ........ $950 1985 Yam pw50 .................. $550 2004 Honda crf50 ............... $950

PACE • 2010 Pace Cargo Trailer #5V008127 WAS $3495

HOPE, BC 1-604-860-5088

$3195

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Pick A Part Used Auto Parts 43645 Industrial Way Chilliwack BC V2R 4L2

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#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

STEVE TOWING SERVICES Scrap Car Removal. We Pay $$ for all cars. Call 778-316-7960

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Contracting

DoYouWant a New Home? 10YearWarranty?

BeYour Own Contractor & $AVE

Call John Campbell

CB Construction Management 604-316-6321 or cbjohn@shaw.ca Quality, Pride, Commitment

Renovations Basements Additions One call does it all! Free Estimates Phone Wayne 604-845-1141

8155

Landscaping

COL-RIC CONTRACTING • Excavating • Dumptrucking • Landscaping • Fencing

•turf instalation (top soil spreading •mini excavator • dump truck service • retaining walls • fencing • concrete breaker • land clearing • demolition

604-290-8845 823-2382 or 795-1027

VLAD’S Landscaping Yard Cleanup Landscaping Hedge Trimming & Pruning Design & Upgrades Call Vlad 604-316-3934

8160

Lawn & Garden

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Sports & Imports

2000 HYUNDAI Tiberon SE, 5 spd, 130K, air cared, $3500. D9921 Abbots 604-855-6522

No Wheels No Problem

HOUR 2Service From Call

Family Owned & Operated

(604) 209-2026

Lawn & Garden My

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Complete Lawn Care Services

▲ Bark Mulch Specials ▲ Hedge Pruning ▲ Rubbish Removal ▲ Turf Installation

Residential • Strata • Comm

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JNR GREENSCAPES • Lawn Cutting • Hedging • Turf Cutting • Garden Prep • Pressure Washing • Tree & Yard Waste Removal • Weeding

604-793-5249

LANDSCAPE AWAY Lawncutting Specials

• Complete Lawn Care • Turf Installation • Pruning & Gardening • Landscape Design & Upgrades • Retaining Walls Residential * Strata * Commercial ________________________

604-845-1467

IN THE garden

* Pruning, incl hedges * Regular garden maint/ seasonal clean up * Lawn mowing / fertilization programs * Designs & installations Phone 604-819-5413 Lose yourself in nature and find peace

Moving & Storage

TWO BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery. Local & Long Distance; Best Rate! Joseph 604-720-0931

2004 TOYOTA ECHO, 4 dr, 5 spd manual, burgandy, 95k, clean, $4750 Firm. 604-538-9257

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

PRIDE PAINTING

Scrap Car Removal

Removal FREEScrap/Car

8160

8185

1263600_0831

9145

2006 HONDA Civic DX Coupe $12,500. Auto, dark blue, PWR Locks/Windows, heated mirrors, digital dash, 4 new tires, new brakes. Honda Serviced. NO Accidents. 100k. Great on gas, +extras. Coq. ★ 604-868-3128 2010 KIA RIO 4 door sedan, 5 speed manual trans, 5000 km, silver. $6700 firm 604-329-6225

1984 CAMPERVAN, AWNING, 4 burner stove, oven, fridge, toilet, CD player. Excellent cond. $4500 obo, call 604-721-0344 1989 GLENDALE 20’ M/H, 350, 136k, good cond, f/s, oven, bath, slps 4-6. $5000, 604-853-8825

HOME SERVICES 8065

Organic Screened & Blended

PERFECT FOR LAWNS & GARDENS Also Available

• Bark Mulch • Mushroom Manure U PICKUP OR WE DELIVER

604-794-3388

3 Room Summer Special

$299

Call Rob to book today 604-819-5693

Interior and Exterior Painting

9522

RV’s/Trailers

1999 JAYCO 5th Wheel, 33 ft, 2 slides, air, w/d, b/i vac, loaded. $15,000 obo. 778-298-4729

2005 CHALLENGER 32’ 5th whl. 3 slides, island kit. Generator. only 3ks $34,500. 604-826-7691 BIGFOOT SIGHTINGS! New 2011 BIGFOOT Campers have arrived only at Mike Rosman RV! 1-800-667-0024. www.rosmanrv.com HUNTERS/FISHERS/RV’rs 8’ Okanagan Camper 1 pc alum roof, alum siding, always stored inside, Well cared for easy load boat rack, 3 way fridge, stove, furnace $2000 obo. Ph Marg/Jim 604-794-3665 ONLY 500KM. ’05 25’ Terry Ltd Ed, T/T w/slide wlk around queen bd. $16,900 obo. 604-858-2467 Chwk

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604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 9160

RV’s/Trailers

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Boats

1999 PRINCECRAFT Pro 16.6ft, w/trlr, 75hp Evinrude, ready for fishing. $16,000..604-823-7161

9522

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$5995 •2000 Chev 1500 4x4 #1G159307 WAS $5995 $4995 #1G012499 WAS $6795

9515

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CHEV 3500 DUALLY • 1996 Chev 3500 Dually

2006 CHEV Uplander, 70k kms, 3.5 litre eng, 1 yr warr, dark grey. $12,500 obo. 604-575-8003

http://classified.van.net Loaded, 53,000km, A/C ......... $7,900

Vans

1992 PONTIAC transport V6, 7 seats, air care, good shape, lady driven, runs great! $1200 604-504-7152

0 Down & we make your 1st Payment o.a.c.

• 1998 Toyota 4Runner SR-5 #JT134364 Extra clean 4x4

9173

All Makes & Models, New & PreOwned

4Runner

• 2002 Honda CRV AWD

Auto Miscellaneous

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$ $

$4495 $7995

#KL962564 WAS $5695

9105

1259660_0817

9125

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

8220

Plumbing

#1 IN RATES & SERVICE Licenced local plumber. Plug Drains, Reno’s 1-877-861-2423

• • • • •

9530

Storage

PARKING / STORAGE for logging/ dump truck or other large vehicle. Also INDOOR STORAGE for boat, RV, ATV, etc. Resident on site. 604-795-9942

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

DOUBLE O VENTURES » Vinyl Sundecks » Railings » Siding & Soffits ' Transform old concrete ' Interior & Exterior Quality & Satisfaction Guaranteed Free Estimates 604-703-0178 or 604-798-0578 doubleoventures@telus.net

NORTH GATE PLUMBING By Gord

New Installations Renovations Repairs All Work GUARANTEED Licensed with 30 yrs exp Phone 604-847-0440 Cell 604-798-6370

8225

Power Washing

Suds N Wash

Hot & Cold Pressure Washing & Interior/ Exterior Painting ✓ Siding ✓ Houses ✓ Concrete ✓ Patios ✓ Gutters ✓ Heavy Equipment · Residential · Commercial · Agricultural For Free estimates call 604-796-0189 Call Toll Free 1-888-400-8822 Cell 604-703-3319

TD Powerwashing ° House Washing ° Gutter Cleaning ° Driveways Reasonable rates Free quotes

Call 604-378-5313

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

• Countertop Resurfacing • Bathtub & Tile Reglazing • Cabinet Door Re-Facing • Finishing Carpentry 604-825-3884 Toll Free: 1-877-668-4164 www.almegaresurfacing.com

8250

Roofing

#1 Roofing Company in BC All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call for your FREE ESTIMATE

604-588-0833

SALES@ PATTARGROUP.COM WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM On Top Since 1961 CHILLIWACK ROOFING When Quality Counts! Roof Evaluations by Professional Roofers

Family owned & operated since 1962

604-792-1479

8255

Rubbish Removal

A FAMILY man with a 1 ton Dump Truck will haul anything, anywhere, anytime. 604-703-8206

ROTZ DISPOSAL Rubbish Removal

We dispose of any household items. We also do suite clean outs. Reno. Construction. Backyard clean up. Deliver dirt, gravel, sand or small deliveries. Call Andy for a quote! 604-792-5803 home or 1-604-771-9343 (Abby cell)

Need a Handyman?

Find one in the Home Services section.


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Chilliwack Times August 31 2010