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A number of City of Williams Lake employees have volunteered their time to haul dirt into and out of the Cariboo Memorial Complex for the 23rd Annual Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo April 19-21. The staff volunteers, from the Streets and Parks Divisions of the City, will donate between 70-90 total man-hours to operate a loader and trucks to haul the dirt in and out of the arena. The work will be done outside of the volunteers’ scheduled work shifts. City Municipal Services staff have volunteered to do

this work since 2007. “We are happy to help out the community, and help make these important events happen,” says Matt Sutherland, Streets/ Parks Division foreman at the City. “This is one way we can make a difference for the community.” At its March 19th meeting, Council resolved to fund up to 50 per cent of the cost of bringing soil in and out of the Indoor Rodeo for this year only, including equipment fuel and maintenance, in order to alleviate hardship on the Association due to the short notice before the


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event. “The volunteer hours and the City’s support are very much appreciated,” says Kelly Walls, Secretary of the Williams Lake Indoor

Rodeo Association. “We’re happy to have the help.” “The Indoor Rodeo Association does an incredible job each year putting on a great week-

CRD to host Williams Lake Fringe OCP Open House The Cariboo Regional District will be hosting an important meeting for fringe area residents this Thursday evening. The open house, scheduled to take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Complex, is for CRD residents to learn about and provide input into the proposed CRD Williams Lake Fringe Area Official Community Plan. On March 1, 2013, the Board of Directors gave the proposed document OCP two readings and it is now available for public consultation and consideration. An Official Community Plan (OCP) is a statement of objectives and policies used to guide decisions on planning and land use manage-

ment within the area covered by the plan. The OCP serves as a foundation for all policies, regulations, and decisions pertaining to land use and development in the plan area. The CRD said it is extremely important for residents to attend this session and have the opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions to the CRD’s Board of Directors before the Plan is adopted and forwarded to the Province for final consent. For residents who are unable to attend this meeting, or for those interested in the OCP’s content, the Williams Lake Fringe Area Official Community Plan and its associated schedules, are posted on the CRD website at

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end of rodeo entertainment,” says Mayor Kerry Cook. “A huge thank you to our staff for volunteering yet again to help bring this popular event to Williams Lake.”

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Price investigation passes one month mark Angie Mindus Cariboo Advisor Time is not on their side as RCMP investigators continue to search for clues into the sudden disappearance of 61-year-old Gary Price. A month has passed since Mr. Price vanished from the small community of Likely without a trace, and the absence of any explanation or evidence is pointing more and more to the only plausible conclusion -- that Mr. Price was met with foul play, say police. “Everybody is con-

Gary Price cerned,” says Staff Sgt. Ken Brissard of the investigation. “We have no evidence and no reason to believe he’s walked away ... there’s just nothing to explain why he disap-

peared off the face of the earth and remains that way.” In fact, all evidence leading to Mr. Price’s disappearance tells the story of a man quite content with his quiet life at remote Cariboo Lake. Once a guide outfitter, and a man adept at surviving for large periods of time in the wilderness, Mr. Price was also a man who had great affection for his cat, said Brissard and lead investigator on the Price case, Const. Dan Hay.

“He was very fond of his cat. He loved his animals,” said Hay. Hay said their investigation revealed Mr. Price was last seen February 23 buying supplies at the general store in Likely. And his truck was found a couple kilometres from Likely on the Keithly Creek Road, headed towards Cariboo Lake, parked on the side of the road. Still inside the vehicle were Price’s groceries, including food for his beloved cat, that he

had purchased at the store. “We’re trying to determine what happened to him after he left the store on the afternoon of Saturday, Feb. 23,” said Hay. “It appears he never returned home after that.” The police are urging anyone who may recall anything regarding Mr. Price, particularly on Feb. 23 or 24, to contact police. “Someone out there knows something,” said Brissard.

“I guarantee there are people who have information, maybe even something they don’t think is important. Sometimes the smallest piece of information is that last piece of the puzzle that we need. We truly, truly are asking for the public’s assistance.” Police are also asking snowmobilers who were at Yank’s Peak on the weekend of February 23 or 24 to report whether or not they saw Mr. Price, who worked for the local snowmobile club collecting trail fees

on the weekends. “Everyone who knew him said he was very polite and respectful, just a really nice guy,” said Brissard. Const. Hay said Mr. Price does not have any children however his siblings and extended family are very worried about him, as are police. “We suspect something grave happened to him.” Anyone with information on Mr. Price can contact Williams Lake RCMP at 250-3926211 or Crimestoppers.

Youth rally against New Prosperity Angie Mindus Cariboo Advisor Tsilhqot’in Nation chiefs are speaking out against one of their own former chiefs, who they say no longer represents the voice of their people. Chief Russell Myers Ross of Yunesit’in says Ervin Charleyboy’s comments to CBC’s Daybreak program recently regarding New Prosperity has chiefs saying enough is enough. “Ervin is no longer a legitimate spokesperson for the Tsilhqot’in Nation,” said Myers Ross. “He (Charleyboy) ran in the previous election supporting Taseko Mines and did not get re-elected. His opinions are not a reflection of our people.” Charleyboy recently said he wanted to host a youth forum for First Nations to voice their support for the controversial mine proposed to be located near Fish Lake, approximately 125 kilometres from Williams Lake. Myers Ross said the situation prompted about 100 Tsilhqot’in youth to gather for a rally of their own March 27 in Williams Lake – against

PUBLIC MEETING Youth rally March 27 New Prosperity. “The youth want to represent their own vision for the future. The youth have said New Prosperity is not a vision or a value they endorse.” Seventeen-year-old Micole Myers of Yunesit’in says she doesn't support the mine. “I do not want the area turned into a mine.” said Myers, who was at the rally last week. “I worry about the environmental impact it could have.” Currently, the proposed mine is under an environmental review by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.



Williams Lake Fringe Area

Official Community Plan Thursday, April 4th at 5:30p.m. Pioneer Complex - Room 106 (351 Hodgson Rd, Williams Lake)

An Official Community Plan (OCP) is a statement of objectives and policies used to guide decisions on planning and land use management within the area covered by the plan. The OCP serves as a foundation for all policies, regulations, and decisions pertaining to land use and development in the plan area. It is important for residents to attend this session and have the opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions to the CRD's Board of Directors before the Plan is adopted and forwarded to the Province for final consent.



The proposed OCP is available for viewing at


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Fire Centre urges caution

The Cariboo Fire Centre is asking the public to exercise caution with any outdoor burning activities this spring. As the snow melts, dried grass from last summer is uncovered and that material can be highly flammable. Almost all wildfires at this time of the year are caused by people and are therefore preventable. Homeowners and industry personnel are encouraged to consult the BC FireSmart manual and take the following precautions:

Ensure that enough people, water and tools are on hand to control the fire and prevent it from escaping. Do not burn during windy conditions. Weather conditions can change quickly and the wind may carry embers to other combustible material and start new fires. Create a fireguard at least one metre around the planned fire site by clearing away twigs, grass, leaves and other combustible material. If you are planning a

large burn, consider conducting smaller burns around the perimeter beforehand to create a fuel break and help stop the fire from spreading beyond its intended size. Each of these fires should be kept small and must be completely extinguished before starting a new fire. The Province thanks the public for its continued help in preventing wildfires. If you see flames or smoke, call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or call *5555 on your cellphone.

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Rose Lake 4-H Club members Kianna Davis, 8, and her sister Kylie Davis, 7, are very happy to pick out a homemade cake of a puppy dog they won at the Rose Lake 4-H Club's Petting Zoo and Cake Walk fundraiser at the mall Saturday.

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Classrooms at Thompson Rivers University will be transformed into a funfilled gaming arena on Sunday, April 7th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, as participants compete against each other in the Wii Olympics. This is an all-ages family event. The fundraising event is being organized by a group of three TRU human service students as part of a class project, in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake and District. Funds raised at the event will support programs for youth in

teams will be awarded medals during the ‘closing ceremonies’. Registration on the day of the event will be available, however participants are urged to pre-register by printing off a registration form from and dropping it off at the Boys and Girls Club (across from Safeway). The registration fee is $10.00 per individual and $25.00 per family. The Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake and District is a leading provider of programs and services for children and youth. They believe in healthy physical, educational, and social development for young people and their families in the community. The Club operates

over a dozen programs including the Sprockids mountain biking program, licensed afterschool child care, a fullday licensed summer program, community outreach and education programs, outdoor baseball, and a youth dropin centre. Many of these programs are run at nocost to the participants, and, as a policy, Boys and Girls Clubs will not turn away any child due to a family’s inability to pay. Instant updates on programs and events can be found on our Facebook page at www. To learn more about Boys and Girls Clubs please visit www.bgccan. com or


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Founder’s vision reflected in Salt Jar Robyn Chambers Cariboo Advisor Life’s Salt Jar Warehouse is a labour of love for founder Sherry Cuthbertson. The thrift store, on Oliver Street, opened in September but its genesis had been in the works for half a decade. Cuthbertson recalls how when she and a friend were removing “truck loads” of items from the local share shed and sending them overseas they saw an unfulfilled niche. The warehouse, they hope, will fill that. “I really wanted an affordable place for people from all walks of life to come in and shop and volunteer,” she says. To that end, the store sells second-hand items donated by the community with all proceeds raised going to support community agencies who receive little funding. “A lot of groups in our community fall through the cracks. They don’t qualify for any funding anywhere and maybe some

people who run them don’t have the time to fundraise for them but they are really worthy causes …so it’s always been our desire to have a thrift store that supports those groups,” she says. To date, the warehouse has supported two organizations – the Great Room and the local Alzheimer society. Decisions as to which agencies receive support from the warehouse are left to the non-profit society’s five-member board. Agencies must apply to the board and can receive support for three to six months. “We’re really looking for the people who are in need of support,” Cuthbertson says. “We look at what they do in our community. It has to be impacting our community in a positive way.” The warehouse also supports the community’s homeless by providing warm weather wear and clothing for individuals who need assistance getting back on their feet.

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Advertisement Store manager and board president Sherry Cuthbertson and store volunteer Rebecca Byington Ad: 5” by 3 Columns for Cariboo Advisor April 3, 2013 work for the community at The Salt Jar. Cuthbertson is the founder of the thrift store, located on Oliver Street, which gives all its monthly proceeds to250-267-1660 local charities in need. Contact Info: Bill to: Cariboo Central SDA Church Cuthbertson says no one at the organization takes a salary, although she hopes in the future the store will have a paid manager; volunteers are relied upon to help keep the store operational. There are currently four volunteers; 10 are needed. Cuthbertson currently serves as store manager and board president. In the future, she envisions growth that includes the expansion of the store’s existing 2,100-square foot space to include a retail program where individuals can learn retail skills, a small repair program for refurbishing items, a sewing program and others.

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However, she believes this can’t happen without full community support. “The only way this organization will survive is if we have 100 per cent support from the community,” she says. “Our vision from the very beginning is this is for the community. This is not my business, this is not my ministry; this is the community’s and it has to have the community’s 100 per cent support.” So far so good. Cuthbertson says people are happy to have another second-hand store in the community. “They have stepped

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Name The New School All members of the community are encouraged to participate in naming the new two campus Williams Lake High School. Things to consider may include: • The histories of the secondary schools in Williams Lake • First Nations culture • Names of prominent people, both present and past, in our community Please include rationale with each submission.

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Submitted names will be posted on the School District Website, Submissions can be dropped off or mailed to Shannon Augustine at the School District Office: 350 Second Avenue N. Williams Lake BC V2G 1 Z9 or emailed to Submissions will be accepted until 4:00 pm, April 19, 2013 After April 19th, School District No. 27 will announce the next step in the process.

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Tough luck for Sidney Crosby You couldn't help but wince last weekend seeing the replay of hockey great Sidney Crosby taking a devastating blow to the mouth Saturday night from a puck, sidelining him indefinitely. The injury which broke Crosby's jaw and several teeth, occurred in the first period of Pittsburgh's 2-0 win over the New York Islanders when the puck made a bad bounce and hit an unsuspecting Crosby in the mouth. Prior to this nightmare, the NHL's lead scorer had an impressive month with six goals

and 19 assists as Pittsburgh went 15-0-0 for the month, prompting the NHL to name Crosby as the first star for March. He also matched a career high with five assists against the Islanders on March 10, becoming the only active player with more than one five-assist game in his career. One of the most highly regarded draft picks in hockey history, Crosby has long been a fan favourite to watch since the 25-year-old from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia was drafted, but he has also been plagued with

injury including suffering several concussions. And now, just after we all started to relax and enjoy watching this home-grown talent, fans will have to wait and see once again when Crosby will return to game. The incident serves as a reminder of the injuries these players face during any given game for the love of their sport. And let's be thankful our favourite Montreal Canadians goalie, one Mr. Carey Price, has a full face helmet so as not to harm his million dollar smile.

World Health Day this Sunday This Sunday is World Health Day and the focus for 2013 is high blood pressure. Having high blood pressure increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure and if left uncontrolled,

can also cause blindness, irregular heartbeat and heart failure. High blood pressure is preventable, and can be countered by reducing salt intake, eating a balanced diet, avoiding the harm-

ful use of alcohol, taking regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy body weight and avoiding tobacco use. So throw away the salt shaker and take a walk this weekend.

Fighting for mental health services A family from Victoria have found themselves inadvertently taking a lead role in the fight for better mental health care services for children in B.C. Yesterday, mother Kelly Bradley as well as other parents, were to meet with Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid to discuss improvements to emergency care for children suffering from mental illnesses and to deliver over 35,000 petition signatures. MacDiarmid was to meet with the families face-to-face however had to stay in Vancouver, so the meeting with the parents was held via teleconference. In January, Kelly and Owen Bradley turned to the Internet to

tell their very personal story and launch a petition for change, after their daughter was sent home from hospital three times while in the middle of a mental health crisis. The 11-year-old, who is living with bipolar disorder, was said to be harming herself and her family. Since appealing to the public for support, the campaign has gathered more than 35,000 signatures and 3,000 comments from people reporting similar experiences. Last month, when Interior Health officials came to Williams Lake, the CEO said only six per cent of Interior Health's budget is dedicated to mental health. It doesn't take a mathemati-

cian to realize six per cent of the budget is just not enough when it's been said that 40 per cent of us will suffer a mental illness during our lifetime. It is also critical that children receive the best possible care, as young as possible, to less the damaging affects of mental illness on the body, mind and soul. Even while many government agencies try to increase awareness about mental illness, our health care budget allocation tells the real story about the priority we give mental health in our society. The only way those percentages will change is if parents of children suffering mental illness continue to fight for their children, and for better services.

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David Fait has a bird's eyeview from the roof of the safety cabin at Yank's Peak on the weekend. Though most of the snow is gone around town, there is still plenty of snow left in the mountains for snowmobiling.

Investing in connections with no guarantee A couple of years ago somewhere south of town, an unusual something caught my eye. A doe was standing in an open marsh, but she wasn’t moving and her posture was odd. At first I thought she might be injured, but as the highway curved past where she stood, I noticed she was nursing a fawn. Motoring closer, I saw the fawn suddenly disappear and the doe walk off into the trees. There’s not much new about that kind of story

Living out Loud with Rita Corbett around here. But in hopes of getting a glimpse of the fawn, I crept to where I thought it had been and finally spotted the tiny spots of the most

diminutive fawn I have ever seen. Mrs. Bambi and I watched each other as I made my way back to the vehicle and nearly tripped over two more fawns! Triplets - a sight for the ages! And I have been looking for them ever since. A year later, while driving the same stretch of road, I noticed three small bucks grazing in the ditch, standing together a quarter of a mile from my initial sighting. And I wondered. Even in

my uncertainty, I was delighted! Then last fall my breath caught in my throat. At the same spot lay the mangled carcass of a deer. Was it one of ‘mine’? ‘Mine’ - maybe that’s why I wonder if the deer have sufficient food for the cold winter days, and why I worry when the temperature drops. Somewhere along the way, the smallest bit of me invested in a family of deer and they have become part of my world.

People, from a distance, look pretty odd at times. And they are so common we often dismiss them. What if getting closer revealed something more, a serendipitous bonus to enhance our lives for ages to come? It only takes a moment to thank the lovely, honest Asian woman at Tim Horton’s, or to chat with the person behind us in the grocery store line. The returns can begin right away. A lifetime of enrichment awaits.

Real value hides in common places. It can be revealed in a pause, or when we move ourselves just one step closer. I still see those little bucks everywhere! Of course, it can all go wrong. Vehicles strike deer. And someone we know may damage us with gossip, or take needed assistance and holiday with the funds in Disneyland. But should we quit connecting because there are dead deer by the road and persons who

make unwise decisions? If we stop investing, it might not change much for the deer or the unwise. But, oh dear, it would make all the difference to us. Our lives would be vastly diminished if we shied away from connecting, if we devoted ourselves to just that - ourselves. Your story of kismet interests me, but perhaps I’ll hear it later, ‘cuz right now I’m going out to look for deer.

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As part of her monthly visits to new businesses, Mayor Kerry Cook stopped in at a number of businesses on Prosperity Way recently. Pictured is the mayor with Bosley’s Pet Foods Williams Lake manager Shawna Heintz.

Vacancies at the City The City has the following vacancies: 1. Planner 2. Fitness Instructors 3. Aquatic Staff III 4. Facility Maintenance III As well as summer student positions

Mayor Kerry Cook with Mike McLean, Crystal Duncan, and Lee-Anne Badger of Mike’s Spot Restaurant in Boitanio Mall. The mayor visited the restaurant as part of her monthly visits to new businesses.

Cemetery Spring Clean-Up The City of Williams Lake has begun its annual spring clean-up of the Williams Lake Cemetery. Please claim ornaments or other personal belongings at the City of Williams Lake Municipal Services Yard at 555 Second Avenue North or contact Matt Sutherland, Streets Foreman, at 250-392-1781.


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An endurance and resistance training workout to increase tone and definition. Weights, steps and boxing moves will be used to increase the effectiveness and intensity of this class. Melanie was a fitness trainer in South Africa. Children are welcome to attend. Bring your stroller.

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   This energy burning class will foster social      development, movement skills & physical activity through games and   active play.  Your child will be introduced to Sport Fundamentals that will develop   essential skills such as: Running, Throwing, Catching, & Kicking. 

April 9—May 2    Tuesday & Thursdays  5:00—5:45pm  Cataline Gym      $36.50  8 classes 

This creative class will explore various ways of creating functional and sculptural objects using hand building techniques and a potters wheel. Children must be in Kindergarten.

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Logan Ross, Jolene Sellars, Vanessa Ross and Tessa Martin await word of who will win a cake during the cake walk put on by the Rose Lake 4-H Club Saturday at Boitanio Mall.

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Ian Doherty of the Rose Lake 4-H Club shows a Shetland Texel cross ewe at the 4-H Club's petting zoo Saturday at the mall.

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Mikayla Dukelow, 8, and her Bantam Raspberry give children a chance to see a chicken in real life at the 4-H petting zoo at Boitanio Mall Saturday.

Below left: A moose enjoys an early spring nibble on some tasty new budding foliage.

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Raylene Azak, 6, of Terrace pets a one of the dogs at the petting zoo at Boitanio Mall, Saturday. The mall was busy with families checking out the annual 4-H fundraiser.

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Two year old Brooklyn Potter prepares to pet Carly the rabbit at the 4-H petting zoo at Boitanio Mall Saturday.

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride will be making a stop in Williams Lake this summer, performing at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds on July 18. More information on tickets sales will be available in the weeks to come.

The City of Williams Lake has completed the replacement of a section of process line serving the Capital Power Plant destroyed last year, with a solution to avoid the problem in the future. The line is now functional. A landslide in the River Valley adjacent to the Williams Lake solid waste transfer station destroyed a large section of the treatment water outfall from the Atlantic Power plant and a storm outfall pipe, which are critical components of City’s infrastructure. Emergency works were completed to ensure service was not interrupted. Because the process line had to be replaced in its existing location, creative thinking was needed to return the pipe to the same location and not have the same thing happen again. To alleviate any future problems, the pipe was directionally drilled from the top of the escarpment to the bottom. Engineers found a layer of earth that was relatively stable that the drillers could stay under from the top of the escarpment to the bottom, so land from future slides would travel over the pipe, and not affect it.  This drilling took months to complete, and the pipe has been re-established at both ends and the process water was able to be turned back on. Design work for Phase 5 of the River Valley Stormwater Management system, which includes the replacement of the destroyed outfall sewer pipe, is almost complete.

Pictures of Jesus in Revelation explained this weekend on Friday, April 5 and continuing on Saturday and Sunday. This powerful eight-hour in-depth Bible study seminar will explore God’s unconditional love as revealed in the Book of Revelation. Full info online at: www. silverhillsontheroad. com/revelation.

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Cameron Johnston A unique weekend Bible seminar entitled, Prophetic Pictures of God, will be conducted this weekend in Williams Lake at the Cariboo Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, 26 Woodland Dr. beginning at 7 P.M.

confusion about the pictures of God in the book of Revelation and James Rafferty has a special gift in teaching the Bible in a direct verse by verse approach while seeing the big picture.” Pastor Johnston continues, “this seminar is especially designed for both serious long term Bible students as well as beginners in spiritual development. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to bring their Bibles and if some do not have a Bible, we will provide one.” Seminar begins on Friday night with topics focusing on Revelation chapters 1-5, at 7 PM the title is, Jesus has landed and at 8 PM Jesus is lifted. The seminar continues on Saturday morning at 9:30 with the title, Connected to Jesus (Rev. 6) and at 11 AM, Clean Through Jesus (Rev. 8) then Saturday afternoon, 2 PM Finished by Jesus (Rev. 10), 3 PM Measuring Jesus, (Rev. 11) and 4 PM Hope in Jesus (Rev. 14) with the final session on Sunday morning at 9 AM The Song of Jesus (Rev. 15). Serious Bible students will not want to miss any

of these powerful and inspiring study sessions. Those just beginning to explore the Bible and especially the prophecies of Revelation will also want to prioritize this seminar. Everyone is welcome to come to this free seminar and be blessed as they grow not only in their knowledge of the Bible but also get a deeper understanding of the Christian Biblical worldview while also experiencing the grace of God in their lives. James Rafferty, the guest speaker, is married and has two teenage children. He currently lives in Oregon and this will be his first trip to the Cariboo. For full info on this seminar call 250-392-1905 or visit: This seminar is sponsored by the Cariboo Central and the Williams Lake Seventhday Adventist Churches and Cariboo Adventist Academy. These two local SDA Churches are part of over sixty-eight thousand Seventh-day Adventist Churches in nearly every country of the world with nearly twenty million members worldwide.

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Stamps get some help to win Coy Cup Angie Mindus Cariboo Advisor When the Stampeders battled through all the odds to win the Coy Cup in Kitimat last month, they didn’t have homeice advantage but they certainly felt at home with their Number One fan, F r a n c i s Johnson, in the stands cheering them on. Anyone who has attended a Stampeders game ever, will know who Johnson is. He sits faithfully in the stands, at home or away, drumming with his traditional First Nations drum to let the team know he’s behind them. “I do it because they tell me they get really motivated by the drumming,” Johnson says. “The sound of the drum (tradition-

Williams Lake Stampeders 2013 Coy Cup Champions: Brent McIsaac, Nathan Zurak, Andrew Fisher, Aaron Zurak, Brandon Cox, Dylan Richardson, Kelly Kohlen GM, Francis Johnson Jr., Francis Johnson Sr., Don Hanson Assistant GM, Stewart Bell Trainer, Marko Zurak, Dino Lecomte, Tyler Fuller, Cody Lockwood, Mike Kohlen, David DeBeers, Justin Foote, Travis Flaherty, Stuart Sasges, David Gore, Jassi Sangha, Dexx Davies. Absent: Tyrel Lucas, Matt Lees, Bill McGinnis, Matt Lees, Jhed Gerrier, Owen Sutton, Duncan Peeman, Mike Young.

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An elated Francis Johnson shows off his gold medal given to him for being one of the Williams Lake Stampeders most dedicated fans. Johnson helped drum the Stamps to victory last month in Kitimat at the Coy Cup Championships. ally) brings peace and strength.” Johnson’s son, Francis Johnson Jr., plays centre for

the Stamps and is the team’s Assistant Captain. He was a key player in the last two games during the Coy

Cup finals. After the Coy Cup win, Johnson performed a traditional honour song for the team and received his very own gold medal from the game and a championship ball cap. “These guys, I’m so proud of all of them, they are really hard workers. I’ve seen their ups and downs and this is really a once in a lifetime team… In my heart I knew they could win the Coy

Cup.” Johnson says his son is the only First Nations player on the Stampeders team since the all-Native Lac La Hache Tomahawks were formed, with his son choosing to stay on with the Stamps. “He’s played with these guys for years. They are all really close. He couldn’t leave them.” Johnson says the team’s journey to the Coy Cup was a battle, as the players faced injury, having to miss games due to work as well as some becoming fathers and also the lack of home-ice advantage leading up to the Coy Cup due to

the City strike, which forced critical games to be played away in Quesnel. Johnson faced his own challenges along the way to the Coy Cup, taking the brunt of bad behaviour from other team’s fans. “I took flack from the fans,” Johnson says of having objects thrown at him during the finals while he drummed. “But (I felt) I was taking it for the team. Our team was winning and (the fans) had to take it out on someone.” This weekend Johnson will gather with the team once again at the Stamp’s year end awards banquet to honour the

team and remember the hard fought battle for the cup. “They played hard no matter what. They deserve a lot of credit for it,” says Johnson. “This is a once-in-alifetime championship team and I’m proud and honoured to be apart of it.” Longtime volunteer Don Hanson says Francis is certainly a dedicated fan for the Stamps. “He's a great fan,” says Hansen. “The guys love him, and everybody certainly knows who he is.” The banquet for the Stampeders is being held this Saturday at Boston Pizza at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

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radiator, oil flow to the engine and everything that makes a car run is much more consistent, reducing the stress on the engine as a result. Constantly accelerating and decelerating is hard on an engine, while the consistent speeds of highway driving offer a welcome respite to the engine. City dwellers should get out and drive their car on a highway at least once a month for no less than 30 minutes. This is also a good way to get rid of potentially harmful condensation that can negatively impact engine performance. When looking to get more for your money, one of the best ways to do so is to take better care of the car sitting in your driveway.

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Reduce fuel consumption to save money and help the planet Reducing fuel costs is foremost on the minds of many drivers. Myriad costs are associated with owning an automobile, many of which are within a driver's control. For instance, safe drivers are likely to spend less on auto insurance than drivers with a history of traffic violations or accidents, while drivers who purchase a vehicle with a high safety rating will likely spend less to insure that vehicle than they would a sports car. One of the costs associated with driving that some drivers may mistakenly feel is beyond their control is the cost of fuel. Drivers might not be able to control the price at the pump, but there are many ways drivers can spend less on fuel, helping them save money and helping the environment along the way. Emphasizing efficiency Making a vehicle more efficient is a great way to save money at the pump. But drivers don't need to get under the hood or have a mechanic's understanding of automobiles to make their cars more efficient. In fact, a few

Taking steps to reduce fuel consumption can benefit the environment and your bottom line. minor adjustments is all it takes to make a car more efficient and save drivers, regardless of their mechanical inclinations, money at the filling station. • Adequately inflate tires. Tires that are not properly inflated increase drag on a vehicle, which then

consumes more fuel to operate at full capacity. Check the driver's manual for the manufacturer's recommended tire pressure, and check the tire pressure frequently to ensure your car isn't working harder than it needs to be. • Clear out the trunk. A car filled with clutter

is carrying unnecessary weight, making it harder for the car to accelerate and consuming more fuel than it should be. Clear out the trunk and anything inside the vehicle that you don't need. • Open the windows at lower speeds. Air conditioning consumes lots of fuel, and many

auto experts suggest rolling down the windows when driving at lower speeds. When you begin driving a little faster, roll the windows up and turn on the air conditioning to reduce drag. Spend wisely How you're spending at the pump can also help you reduce fuel consumption and save you money. • Fill 'er up! Many drivers avoid filling up their tank when visiting the gas station for fear that filling up the tank makes the car heavier, decreasing the vehicle's fuel efficiency as a result. While that may be true, drivers who don't fill up make more trips to the filling station, and those trips can waste fuel. In addition, when the gas cap is removed from your vehicle, vaporized gas escapes from the tank, so opening the cap more frequently allows more vaporized gas to escape. • Pay for gas with a card that rewards you

made paper maps obsolete for many people. While GPS devices can be very convenient, especially on road trips, there are some tips to keep in mind. • Place the GPS device where it won't obstruct your vision or take your eyes off of the road for a good deal of time. • Don't treat the GPS as if it is infallible. Even with map updates and other accessories, a GPS can still make mistakes. Use common sense, especially where it would seem the GPS is guiding you in the wrong way. • Do not play with the controls while operating the car. If you need to adjust something on the GPS, do so only after pulling

over to a safe area. • Have a general idea where you are going so you'll know if the GPS

consumption can take steps to do just that. • Don't accelerate too quickly. Rapid acceleration consumes more fuel. When accelerating, do so gradually. You'll still get to the same place, but you'll get there with a lot more fuel. • Don't speed. Highway speeds more than 60 miles per hour significantly reduce fuel efficiency. Estimates suggest a car traveling at 60 miles per hour uses 20 percent less fuel than a vehicle traveling at 75 miles per hour. Toxic emissions, including carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides, also increase when vehicles travel more than 60 miles per hour. Reducing fuel consumption is a goal for environmentalists and drivers alike. There are several ways drivers can help their vehicle consume less fuel and benefit the planet at the same time.

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Global positioning system (GPS)usage tips Today's drivers rely heavily on GPS technology, or global positioning system devices. GPS has revolutionized the way people drive and use maps and directions. While there are no hard statistics on the number of people who own GPSdevices, thousands of people have either a GPSdevice that comes pre-equipped in a car that they purchased or a standalone device that was bought after the fact. These devices come pre-loaded with maps that work with satellites in space. The GPS receiver figures out the distance to each and uses this information to deduce the location of the device in a process called trilateration. GPS devices have

with cash for making purchases. While using a cash-back credit card won't reduce your fuel consumption, it will earn you some money back on your fuel purchases. • Don't pay more for fuel your car won't utilize. Some drivers might feel as though putting a high-octane fuel in their vehicles will improve the vehicle's performance. But that's not the case. A high-octane fuel in a car that's built for a low-octane fuel won't improve the car's performance or its gas mileage. Only purchase the fuel the owner's manual recommends. For many new vehicles, that means 87-octane, or "regular," fuel, which is typically the most affordable. Drive wisely Driving habits can also impact how much fuel you're consuming. Driving habits can be hard to change, but drivers who start driving with a mind toward safety and reducing fuel

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Horsin’ around in the Cariboo The Eagleview Equestrian Centre is hosting its annual Horsin’ Around in the Cariboo event this weekend, April 6 and 7. Competition will get underway Saturday at 10 a.m. with Jumping, then 11 a.m. with Hoof n’ Woof, followed by Barrel Racing and Pole Bending at 1 p.m. and Dressage at 4 p.m. On Sunday, the Graham Keith Memorial Cattle Sorting will start at 10 a.m., followed by a gymkhana at 2 p.m., with the weekend wrapping up with the Versatility Horse Awards at 4:30 p.m. It is the second year Eagleview has added

the Versatility Horse Competition to the event, where competitors will be required to compete in four events to show what their horse can do in jumping, dressage, cattle sorting and pole bending. Top scorer wins bragging rights and awards. As well as the competitions, there will be many trade booths set up throughout the weekend and also a concession with great food. Admission is free. The Eagleview Equestrian Centre is a privately owned facility located about 20 minutes southwest of Williams Lake off of Dog Creek Road.

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Dylan Sinclair, Mitchel Watt and Brayden Methot kick off the mountain biking season Monday with a ride on Fox Rocks and Dogbone, which are part of the Fox Mountain Trail System off of Mason Road. Bike season always starts on Fox Mounatin a few weeks earlier than the rest of the trails around the lakecity thanks to its southern exposure.


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Learn to Run program changes lives The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex is starting its 12-week ‘Learn to Run’ program on Thursday, April 4th at 5 p.m. The program is designed for beginner runners and will give you the basics of establishing your own sustainable running program that you will carry on beyond the 12-week program, theoretically the rest of your life. It will provide you with adequate base training to enter the local Kidsport Classic on Sunday, June 23rd either in the 5 km (team) or 10 km (individual or

team) categories. The program is designed to gently increase your running distance.  It starts with 30 seconds of running and 4 minutes of walking and slowly increases the endurance so that you are able to participate in a 5km Kidsport Classic Run at the end of the program. The Learn to Run Program changed the lives of Angela Laprairie, Jillian Neuner, Treena Brown, Jill Jennings, Tammy James, and Janice Laurie.  In 2006 Jill Jennings signed up to take the Kidsport Classic training pro-

gram so that she could learn to run. Jill was soon hooked on running, and convinced three of her coworkers to try the program the following year. “That first running session, I had ‘lawn mowing’ runners, sweat pants and a T-shirt to wear,” laughs Angela. “And the first thirty seconds of running was the longest thirty seconds ever!’  It was hard for the group to believe that they would actually run 5 kilometres, let alone someday be running ½ marathons.
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initially brought the four women together, the “homework runs” really developed the group. They met at each others’ houses and carefully stuck to the timed walk/run schedule that their trainer gave them. “It is a mistake to look ahead in the running schedule because you will scare yourself.  Just stick to the week in front of you,” explains Dora Foote, who joined the group in 2008. The cost of the program is $89.00.  For more information, contact Denise Skarra at 250-398-7665.


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On Sunday, April 7th, at 1pm, the Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake is holding their 2nd Annual Wii Olympics at TRU Williams Lake. This is a fun, tournament-style team event where ‘countries’ play against each other for the gold, silver and bronze. There will be draw prizes, snacks, and a non-competitive Wii station for kids under 6. Registration is $10/ individual or $25/family, however, registration fees can be waived if costs present a barrier. This is an all-ages, community event!

PHILLIP PHILLIPS 2012 debut album from the winner of the 11th season of American Idol. Phillips’s unique style is inspired by Jonny Lang, John Butler, Dave Matthews and Damien Rice as well as Mumford & Sons and Tool. He describes his music as Jazz/Rock/ Alternative. Prior to American Idol, he also auditioned on the second season of America’s Got Talent but did not make it to its finals.

THE VOICE, THE COMPLETE SEASON 2013 release from the winner of season 3 of The Voice. Formerly the lead vocalist of Pop Punk band Hey M o n d a y, Cassadee split with her band and tried her hand at different styles of music for The Voice. In stepping out of her comfort zone, Cassadee surprised not only herself but her longtime Hey Monday fans with her new Country-edged Pop direction. These 12 amazing performances were highlights of the third season of the program and paved the way for Cassadee’s huge win on the popular television show. The Complete Season 3 Collection brings together all of The Voice winner Cassadee Pope’s performances during the 2012 season of the NBC reality vocal competition. With a voice that combines the power of Kelly Clarkson with the pop-country twang of Carrie Underwood, Pope often sang songs that walked this stylistic line. Included here are such songs as her cover of Miranda Lambert’s “Over You,” Maroon 5’s “Payphone,” Clarkson’s “Behind These Hazel Eyes,” and more.

• Carol Lynn Friesen’s “Seize The Day” CD Release Concert Tour includes her coming to Williams Lake to sing at St John Lutheran Church 377 Hodgson Road, Tuesday April 16th starting at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $8.00. For more information call (250) 398-5736. Spring is here! Outreach Strongstart centres reopen on Tuesday, April 2 at 150 Mile House, Wednesday, April 3 at Horsefly, Thursday, April 4 at Wildwood and Monday, April 8 at Alexis Creek. Kids 0-5 and their parent/caregiver are invited to drop in for free early learning activities. Call 250-398-3839 for more info. Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteer drivers to deliver meals 3 or 4 times each month. Please call Alice at 250398-8846 for more info.


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Award Winning Canadian Singer/Songwriter Carol Lynn Friesen will be performing at St. John Lutheran Church, 377 Hodgson Road, Williams Lake, Tuesday April 16 at 7pm. Melissa at the Drop In, 250-305-2492 Meals on Wheels AGM April 9/13 at 1:30pm at the Seniors Activity Centre. Williams Lake Lioness’ 8th annual Spring Cleaning and Craft Sale, Sunday, April 7th, 8:30 to 2pm at the Seniors Activity Centre, 176 N. 4th Ave. Reserve a table by phoning Bonnie 250-392-5301 or Judy 250-392-6834 Spring is here! Strongstart centres at Marie Sharpe, Mountview and Cataline Schools reopen on Tuesday, April 2. Kids 0-5 and their parent/caregiver are invited to drop in for free early leaning activities. Call 250-398-3839 for more info. Its not to late to join the Ready, Set, Learn playgroup at your local elementary school. Children with 2008 and 2009 birthdates are invited to attend their future school with their

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Williams Lake Garden Club Thur. April 4 at 7 pm in the Community Arts Centre (old firehall) “Landscaping 101 a Do-it-Yourself Guide” presented by Ellen Boutotte. New members welcome or pay a $2 drop-in fee. For more info call Charlene 250392-2699.

Show your support for the “Great Room” by coming into Exposed Expressions Tattoo Studio and purchasing a 1”x1” Butterfly tattoo. 50% of the proceeds go to support the ongoing activities provided to the women of “The Great Room”. Open house is April 24, 2013 at #5-160 Oliver St. For more info call Dina at 250-296-4372

Bluegrass Concert. Thursday April 11th at the Gibraltar room. Door open at 6:30 concert at 7pm. Tickets $25 in advance or $30 at door. Come meet the Spinney Brothers from Nova Scotia and help us raise funds for a great

O.A.P.O. Pancake Breakfast. Senior Activity Centre on Sat. April 6th 8:30am to 10:30am. Menu: Juice, ham, scrambled eggs, pancakes & beverage. $5.50. 1(0 yrs. & under $3.00). Followed by regular Saturday Bingo at 12pm. Everyone welcome.

Williams Lake Ladies Golf spring AGM is Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 7pm at the Fox’ Den Restaurant . Interior Health is holding its annual Kindergarten Immunization Clinics on Monday & Tuesday April 29th & 30th, and Thursday & Friday May 2nd & 3rd. If your child starts Kindergarten in September 2013, please call Interior Health at 250-302-5000 and book appointment. Due to lack of space, please leave younger children with alternate care rather than bringing them to the Health Unit if possible.

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Networking comes in all shapes and sizes, Virgo. Attend a fun function to put yourself in touch with new people and lead to encounters that can help your future.

Fresh herbs are the taste of spring It is so nice to get out in the garden and dig around in the dirt. The nice fresh smell of the dirt as it is turned over sure is a sign of spring. I cleaned my herb beds and found some oregano, thyme and sage at the stage where I could pick some and use them for cooking. It is fun cooking to use herbs all year, but the fresh baby herbs in the spring seem to be the best. Now I am waiting to plant more herbs so by the end of May I will have lots to use with a nice variety. You can use herbs

you plan to eat. You get more of the herb taste by adding them at the end rather than putting them in at the beginning of the cooking. Here’s an interesting spring herb dish.

in almost any cooking to add a different taste to your food. They go good in smoothies to drink at the end of the day. When using herbs, I like to put them in my dishes towards the end of the cooking process, about ten to fifteen minutes before

Spring Herb Rice 1 3/4 cup of water 1 cup of short grained rice 1 cup of chopped onion 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter 1 cup of sliced celery 1 cup of fresh sliced mushrooms ½ tsp salt 1/4 tsp of black pepper 2 tbsp fresh herbs such as oregano, thyme,

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Don’t set limits on what you do, Leo. Changes at work mean you may need to fill different roles that require new skills. There’s a good chance you can master them.

Libra, don’t feel guilty if your opinion differs from others’. If you don’t agree with the consensus, then that is your opinion and your right. Scorpio, say what is on your mind because sometimes people just need to hear the honest truth. You have a good way of exacting authority and representing others.

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Sagittarius, get together with people who share your love of adventure this week. Together you can enjoy time spent living vicariously and enjoying the scenery flying by. Capricorn, if you want to get real results this time, change your approach with a person who has been troublesome in the past. You will get the knack of persuasion.

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Discuss issues from your past that you have yet to resolve, Aquarius. This is the week to “come clean” with a spouse or romantic partner or someone else close to you. Pisces, do generous things for others, and not only will you feel great, but also you will get an unexpected reward.

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*424-698 Pinchbeck St.*

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MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION rated #2 for work-at-home. Train with the top-rated accredited school in Canada. Financing and student loans available. Contact CanScribe today at 1-800-466-1535 reserves the right to revise, edit, classify or reject any advertisment and to retain any answers directed to the Box Reply Service and to repay the customer the sum paid for the advertisment and box rental.

*24-24 Cameron St 48-302 Cameron St 75-95 Comer St 101-398 First Ave 101-399 Second Ave 308-390 Third Ave*

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*1005-1560 Twelfth Ave N.*

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Please call Sherry at (250) 392-2331

Legal Services CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

Help Wanted Sales Associate Wanted Part-time, weekend and evening shift.

In Memoriam

Must be 19 have a valid Drivers License and Serving It Right certificate.


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Looking for On Call carriers to deliver Advisor routes on a temporary basis for vacation relief. A vehicle is an asset. If interested

Financial Services

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250-305-6344 days 250-392-7064 eves.

Pets & Livestock


$100 & Under Fancy breed roosters. One year old. $5 each. Call 250296-3630

Boxer Puppies Born Jan. 25,2013 Fawn males & Brindle females, dewormed, vet checked & 1st shots, Parents on sight, friendly personalities $700 ph# 250 567-4623

WANTED: Old lever action Winchester rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369

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Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate





Heavy Duty Machinery

Misc. Wanted

Mobile Homes & Parks

Cars - Sports & Imports

Trucks & Vans

Trucks & Vans


1997 Ford F250 4x4, 7.3 diesel, standard, extended cab, red. 88,000kms. In mint condition. New 10 ply tires, c/w 5th wheel hitch. $16,500 OBO. A MUST SEE!! Call 250-305-8494

1998 GMC Jimmy. 238,000 kms. 4x4, V6, auto, a/c, power everything, sunroof, heated leather seats. New fuel pump, new all season tires. Asking $4250 OBO. Call 250-392-4366

1995 26.55 Cierra Bayliner 5.7 Mercury inboard. Comes with 9.9 Mariner outboard and steering arm. GPS/depth sounder, elec. down rigger, dual battery system, anchor and much more. Shorelander galvanized tandem trailer. $25,000 OBO. 250-267-6001

A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53 in stock. SPECIAL 44’ x 40’ Container Shop w/steel trusses $13,800! Sets up in one day! Also Damaged 40’ $1950 Call Toll Free Also JD 544 & 644 wheel loaders JD 892D LC Excavator Ph. 1-866-528-7108 Free Delivery BC and AB

Misc. for Sale AT LAST! An iron filter that works. IronEater! Fully patented Canada/U.S.A. Removes iron, hardness, smell, manganese. Since 1957. Visit our 29 innovative inventions; or Phone 1-800-BIG-IRON. HOME PHONE reconnect. Toll Free 1-866-287-1348 Cell Phone Accessories Catalogue Everyone Welcome To Shop Online at: HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 - Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSaw 1-800-5666899 Ext:400OT. STEEL BUILDING - Blowout clearance sale! 20x22 $4,188. 25x26 $4,799. 30x34 $6,860. 32x44 $8,795. 40x50 $12,760. 47x74 $17,888. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800668-5422. or visit us online at: STEEL BUILDINGS/metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 or see us online at:

Misc. Wanted

Local Coin Collector Buying Collections, Accumulations, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins + Coin Guy: 778-281-0030 WANTED: Old lever action Winchester rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369


Real Estate For Sale By Owner

RETIRE IN Beautiful Southern BC, Brand New Park. Affordable Housing. COPPER RIDGE. Manufactured Home Park, New Home Sales. Keremeos, BC. Spec home on site to view. Please call 250-4627055.

Other Areas AMERICA’S BEST Buy! 20 acres, only $99/mo! $0 down, no credit checks, money back guarantee. Owner financing. West Texas, beautiful mountain views! Free color brochure 1-800-755-8953.

Transportation “Dream Farm come true�. Building - 6 years old or newer. 146.6 acres Alfalfa hay fields, year round creek through property. Hay barn, horse tack room, chicken house. 30x70 shop with 3 bdrm, 2 bath house on left side. 15 min. north of Williams Lake. Asking $749,000 OBO. 250-989-0361 cell: 250-305-7082

Houses For Sale SELLING YOUR


$44.99 plus HST

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Cars - Sports & Imports

2007 Honda Civic LX

4 cyl. 5 spd manual, Serviced by Honda 1 owner, (Lady) Non Smoker 148k Hi-way kms. NO accidents, Interior near new condition, P/W, Door Locks, Mirrors, AM/FM/CD, A/C, Cruise. Two complete sets tires/rims.

2006 DODGE Grande Caravan, 190,000km, summer and winter tires, brand new windshield, $4800. 250-395-9126.

Off Road Vehicles

2005 Saturn Ion 2.2l Eco-Tech GM Engine 5 spd standard, 124,300 kms, no damage, excellent condition, very reliable. Summer & studded winters on wheels, large trunk, block heater and interior warmer. $4300. (250)398-6113

Off Road Vehicles

The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary holds their monthly meetings the 2nd Wednesday of every month @7pm in the Board Room, main Ă€oor. 1ew memEers welcome “Grieving Togetherâ€? support group for persons e[periencing Eereavement. &all the &entral &ariEoo +ospice 3alliative &are 6ociety 22 for more info

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Some pretty awesome things come in 2s! 2 Weeks For Only $16.80

25 words or less

For items over $500 in value $1 per additional line

4 weeks

68 North Broadway Williams Lake, BC V2G 1C1 Phone: 250-398-5516 Fax: 250-398-5855 Email: classiÂżeds@


Trucks & Vans

some restrictions apply

WE BUY GOLD & SILVER in every form. NEW HOURS: Sat. 9am-1pm. 205 Birch Ave., 100 Mile House 250-395-3034


Asking $9500. (250)296-3414

$2 For 2 Weeks For Items Under $100 Call and place your classiďŹ ed


Overeaters Anonymous. 0ondays at  @ Deni +ouse Eoard room. 3hone 3at 227 or 3eggy 22

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With or without a picture and up to 25 words. Showcase your home in both the Cariboo Advisor and Coast Mountain News real estate classifieds for 1 month.

plus GST

Your home will be seen in over 10,000+ homes in and around your community. Call or come visit us at: 68 N. Broadway, Williams Lake email:

The Red Cross Health Equipment /oans 3rogram is located at Deni +ouse 2 0on., Wed., 7hurs. and )ri.   am 7ues 2pm. Red &ross will reTuire a referral for all loans. Narcotics Anonymous. Want to Tuit drugs or affected Ey someone’s drug use" 0eetings at +ealth &entre  &edar. 0on )ri 730. /ocal  2 727 .amloops +elp /ine 222


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The Alzheimer Resource Centre offers a lending liErary of BooNs 9ideos with information on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia. 7he Alzheimer Resource &entre is located in the 6eniors Activity &entre. 2f¿ce hours are 7ues and 7hurs. pm to pm. &all 27 or 227 for more info

Call and place your classified


TOPS BC 4145 (Take off Pounds Sensibly) meets every 7hursdays from amam across from 6afeway. &ontact Ada at 277 or &orinne at 22772 Meals on Wheels is looNing for volunteer drivers to de liver meals  or  times each month. 3lease call Alice at 2 for more info.

The Caribou Brain Injury Society provides weeNly support groups and oneto one support for survivors of acTuired Erain inMury AB, . ,f you or someone you Nnow has suffered an AB,, please phone 227772 to get more and info and support

NAR-ANON Family Group. Are you affected Ey someone else’s drug addiction" 7he 1arAnon )amily *roups are for those affected Ey someone else’s addiction. As a 7welve 6tep program, we offer our help Ey sharing our e[perience, strength and hope with each other. 0eetings in Williams /aNe Wednesdays 7pm, 1ew /ocation 6unshine 0eeting Room  Deni +ouse. )or more info call 7rish 227 Crisis Line Training - New Volunteers needed. 7he &anadian 0ental +ealth As sociation will Ee offering the Crisis Line volunteer train ing program April 2. ,f you are interested i n this valuaEle training and would liNe to help out your commu nity this training is for you. )or more info on dates and times call -anice at 2 22 e[t 2 or drop Ey the Central ,nterior Community 6ervice Cooperative Build ing at  th Avenue 6outh to picN up an application form or our weEsite www. Meals on Wheels A*0, April / at pm at the 6eniors Activity Centre Williams Lake Ladies Golf spring A*0 is 7uesday, April , 2 at 7pm at the )o[’s Den Restaurant. The Williams Lake Childrens Wish Foundation’s annual trail ride will Ee held on 6unday, 0ay 2, 2. We need volunteers to help with collecting prizes from local Eusinesses. Anyone in terested please call .arla or Rene at 22.

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60 MONTHS @4.99%. $3000 down





60 MONTHS @4.99%.

$3000 down




FWD 1.8L I-4 CYL MANUAL 85,000 km

Reg. $10,400 WC700



$5000 down





Reg. $11,200

Reg. $22,740





• AWD • 6.7L I-6 CYL • DIESEL • AUTOMATIC • 45,600 km $

$5000 down

2008 DODGE RAM 1500 SLT


Reg. $44,526



2008 DODGE RAM 1500 SLT AWD 5.7L V-8 CYL 5 SPEED AUTOMATIC 72,300 km

AWD 5.7L V-8 CYL 89,248 km

Reg. $26,593


Reg. $25,900







12412 84 MONTHS


Reg. $24,900

4X4 4.0L V-6 CYL 5 SPEED MANUAL 19,500 KM

Reg. $14,900


2011 DODGE RAM 3500 SLT







Reg. $38,990







AWD 4.8L V-8 CYL AUTOMATIC 79,095 km


Reg. $14,900


FWD 1.5L I-4 CYL MANUAL 126,384 km

• 4X4 • 6.4L V8 • DIESEL • AUTOMATIC $




2010 FORD F-350 XLT 12022 72 MONTHS


FWD 2.2L I-4 CYL 5 SPEED MANUAL 93,673 km



Reg. $13,400







Reg. $16,000

Reg. $13,468

• RWD • 5.7L V-8 cyl • Automatic • 101,500 km


FWD 1.8L I-4 CYL MANUAL 65,934 KM


• FWD • 1.8L I-4 cyl • Manual • 66,860 km $



Reg. $17,981




• FWD • 2.4L I-4 cyl • automatic • 95,729 km


purchase financing on select vehicles



2007 DODGE RAM 3500 SLT AWD 2.7L I-4 CYL MANUAL 90,408 km




60 MONTHS @5.99%.

Reg. $21,995




$5000 down WT1162






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