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Bus tour visits five galleries BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff


How do you top the three-hour art gallery tour described in the July 30 issue of the Creston Valley Advance? Well, how about adding a full glass of wine and a visit to five different galleries? Twenty local residents and visitors gathered last Thursday afternoon to kick off the latest tour, one that would feature five artists from the west side of Creston, Lower Wynndel Road and Wynndel. But first, the Baillie-Grohman Winery tour, which was expanded from one to oneand-a-half hours to allow participants to enjoy a glass their preferred wine before boarding the bus. Winery owner Bob Johnson took the group into the winery, where he described the differences in making red and white wines. Red wines, he explained, are kept in contact with their skins during the initial fermentation process. Skin contact imparts both colour and tannins to the final product. In making white wines, juice is pressed from the grapes and pumped immediately into temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks to ferment. Red wines are typically aged in oak barrels and whites in the steel tanks, with the exception of Chardonnays, which benefit from aging and a secondary fermentation in older oak barrels. See GARDENS, page 5

Mixed results for cherry crop

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Decent crop, lousy market. That has been the sentiment of local late season cherry growers in the last week. After a miserably cool and wet spring, warm weather in late July and August has helped produce a fair to good quality crop of Lapins, Staccatoes, Sweethearts and other late season varieties. But a flood of Washington fruit into interna-

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large producers) and packers like the Faynors, lack of cold storage facilities means the cherries have to shipped immediately, forcing them to accept low market prices. “There are cold storage facilities in Washington that are as large as our rec centre,” Rick said. “They are full and can be shipped as the market demands.”

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Layton will Canyon artist inspired by nature be missed, says MLA BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff


Like most Canadians, NelsonCreston MLA Michelle Mungall said she was shocked to wake up on Monday morning to reports of Jack Layton`s death. “I heard a voice saying, ‘Oh, no,’ and I thought maybe a bear had got into our garden or something,” she said on Monday. “The NDP is a very strong movement — Jack didn`t just leave the party a better place but all of Canada, too,” she said. “We (the NDP) are not going to let him down.” Former federal NDP leader Layton, 61, died Monday morning after battling cancer for several months. Mungall said she first met the NDP leader in Calgary during the 2002 G8 summit. She was walking down the street with him when they were approached by a homeless man who said he wanted to go home to Toronto. “Jack immediately started making phone calls and soon had a bus ticket and made arrangements for support to help the young man rebuild his life,” she said. “He was never too busy to roll up his sleeves and get to work for somebody.” It was at a function at Layton`s home that Mungall told the man who would go on to become the leader of the official Opposition that she was thinking of running for a seat on Nelson’s city council. “That conversation turned into a full strategy session,” she said. “I’ve kept that campaign advice close to my heart ever since. It has never failed me.” She said words can’t do justice in explaining what Canada has lost with Layton’s death. “I’m of the view that we just lost our next prime minister,” she said. “And I think he would have gone down in history as being the greatest prime minister we ever had. For Jack, everyone had value and deserved support to reach their full potential. And he would have done it all in a fiscally responsible way, too.” Mungall said his creativity and dynamic energy inspired many Canadians and especially young people. “What he did was unifying — he put the separatist movement in Quebec aside so that we could work together as a country. “I’ll never forget the words he said to me not so long ago — I’m so proud of you.’ ”

Bea von Allmen designs and sews eyepopping, classic-looking women’s clothing, makes elegant jewelry and sells produce grown on her Canyon farm. But it is her raku-fired bird heads, mounted on steel rods and adorned with gorgeous fabrics, that capture the imagination of her many admirers. “I don’t like making people’s faces,” is her simple explanation of why she has become so enamoured with creating upright, human-like characters with longbeaked faces. She and her husband, Ernst, moved to the Creston Valley 10 years ago from their home country of Switzerland. They longed for the space offered by the Canadian countryside and the chance to own property that would allow them to produce their own food and pursue their own creative passions. The Creston Valley, with its temperate climate, rich soil and close proximity to Kootenay Lake, was an easy choice once they saw fruit trees growing when they arrived from the east. In Switzerland, von Allmen did clay work for 25 years, mainly for jewelry. She also worked with Ernst, who had an oriental rug business. “But we always wanted to own a farm,” she said. “We wanted to grow our own food and have a better lifestyle. This valley had all the things that were on our wish list.” The von Allmen farm is a warm and welcoming site. Located at 4341 Muzzy Road, it is a model of tidiness. Rows of firewood are stacked in an open shed, sorted according to species and log size. The completely renovated house boasts a clay workshop that becomes von Allmen’s studio and another basement studio where she sews. A spotless chicken coop is home to surprisingly content birds. Out back is a huge shop in which Ernst keeps busy with his many hobbies and projects. Last week, a long line of braced steel fence corner posts was in production. All were made with recycled steel, awaiting several coats of paint before Ernst undertakes a 1,300-foot fencing project that will allow the couple to pursue their next dream, landscaping the area around the house and protecting their gardens from the area’s abundant wildlife. Creston has a four-season climate and the von Allmens revel in it, adjusting their activities to the weather. What serves as her gallery during the summer will revert to her clay studio in the winter, when she is more drawn to the physical activity of making and firing clay. When she isn’t working in the garden during the spring and summer months, she repairs to her above ground basement sewing studio, which is replete with framed old pages from a sewing magazine, open shelves of impeccably arranged bolts of cloth and a pair of comfy upholstered chairs brought from Switzerland. “I don’t like to work in a messy space,” von Allmen said, pointing out


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Visitors to the Creston Valley Farmers Market will be familiar with von Allmen’s elegant clothing displays and neatly arranged produce. But her clay bird and cat characters are reserved for display in galleries, including her own and Eileen Hirota’s (the pieces were a popular attraction in the now-closed Painted Turtle Gallery on Canyon Street). “I dream of a fantasy or theme and then I work towards it,” she said in an effort to explain her latest series that features characters from an imaginary oriental marketplace. This year she has created several dozen pieces, including an alchemist, a silk trader, a jewel salesman, an oil sheikh, a prince, a bride-to-be and… well, you get the idea. “I have had a lifelong passion for markets,” von Allmen explained. “In the old days, everyone looked forward to market day. Back then, markets were a necessity. They were the only place that people could sell, buy and trade. Vendors from near and far would meet a colourful mix of farmers, traders, salesmen, musicians, entertainers and buyers. Even the odd thief would sneak in!” The oriental marketplace experience was inspired in part by a trip to Turkey when Ernst was still in the rug trade. And her fascination by markets extends into her participation in the local farmers market. She speaks of markets with passion and doesn’t measure her success in them in terms of sales. “With markets you have to be patient as an artist and don’t expect to make sales,” she said. “Advertising fees is what I call the space rental. You have to give customers time to identify with your

work and they want to get to know you, so continuity is the key. I started my artistic career by going to markets 30 years ago and I have had offers to exhibit in shows and galleries ever since.” Von Allmen refers to her business as Cloth and Clay Art and describes her bird and cat figures as whimsical. One member of a recent group that toured her gallery described her work as “perfect”, a word she disagrees with. Sort of. “I like things perfect but when it comes to the last little detail of perfection I can’t do it, so maybe my things are 95 per cent perfect,” she laughed. “Perfection kills creativity.” While her interest in birds is explained in part by a dislike of making faces from clay, there are other factors at play, too. “The first bird I made was in a raku workshop in a secluded community in the Swiss mountains,” she said. “It had a population of about 50 and you could only get to it by cable car or a two-hour hike. I felt kind of trapped when I was there, so I created a bird with big wings. If you are standing on a cliff and you have wings, you are free. Birds have freedom.” And, while von Allmen’s raku-fired characters have distinctive bird-like beaks, they also have human characteristics. “Their eyes are like a human being’s and they stand upright,” she pointed out. “And I like tall, slim figures, so I make the cats like that, too.” The materials she selects for the clay characters’ clothing comes from the same vast collection of fabric that she uses for her women’s clothing line. “I have been collecting fabric for most of my life,” she said, pulling a bolt of antique black brocade from a floor-to-ceiling shelf on which fabrics are arranged by colour. “And I’m not a fan of modern… whatever it is. I don’t like pinks and purples — you won’t find any girlie colours in my house! I prefer more muted, natural tones. Then I add a bit of glitter like gold or copper to catch the eye.” In all her work, von Allmen finds inspiration in nature. Fabrics are all made from natural fibres in earth tones and they often feature subtle leaf or feather designs. Her creations, obviously, reflect her own personality and interests. On Sundays, June through September, Bea and Ernst von Allmen invite the public to their farm for a visit to Bea’s gallery between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The gallery is also open by appointment by calling 250428-0119. This fall, the artist plans to become more computer savvy by taking a course that will enable her to create her own web site and perhaps even begin online sales. And she ends the conversation on a sun-filled weekday morning with another piece of tantalizing news. “This winter I’m going to work on something different that I’ve been thinking about for years,” she smiled. “But I can’t talk about it until I know it will work.” Yet another reason to continue returning to the gallery, studios and home of one of the Creston Valley’s most innovative creators. And one of the nicest, too.

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Calls to RCMP lower than recent weeks BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff

Creston RCMP responded to 79 calls from Aug. 15-21, down about 20 per cent from the previous week, Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan said on Monday. “It was a fairly quiet week but I have no idea why,” he said. August 15 •Police were called to a dispute between a father and son on Russell Avenue in Riondel.

•A complaint came in about an erratic driver going eastbound on Highway 3 on the Creston flats but the vehicle was not located. •A bicycle was found on Duck Creek Road. •A driver who butted into the lineup of vehicles waiting to enter the U.S. at Rykerts was given a lecture about etiquette. •A Westridge Street resident turned in a firearm for destruction. •Vandals damaged the kitchen and washrooms at Lister Park. They attempted, but failed, to burn one of the washrooms. Anyone with knowledge about the incident is asked to contact the RCMP. •Police received a complaint about graffiti being painted on a rail car near Cook Street. •A noise complaint was received from Haskins Road. August 16 •A youth at an Elm Street residence was reported to be in violation of his court-ordered curfew. •An overly amorous drunk was picked up from an Elm Street residence and held in police cells until sober. •A Pine Street residence was the scene of a domestic assault. •A Northwest Boulevard resident was flushed with excitement when he found a good used toilet apparently put out for garbage pickup. He took the commode to use in a renovation, only to learn later that it had not been intended for the scrap heap. The toilet was returned and an apology was made. •Two females were reported to arguing about the behaviour of a child on Cook Street. •Migrant workers camping on a Connel Road property were reported to be creating noise. The property owner volunteered to look after the problem. •An alleged breach of a no-contact order was reported by a resident of Second Avenue South. August 17 •A OneTouch Ultra Mini blood glucose meter was lost on Seventh

Avenue North. It is green and penshaped. •A 911 cellphone caller from the Dodge Creek area refused to provide a name and address to police. •The owner of a cellphone found on Birch Street has been located. •A purse owned by a pavement crew machinery operator was stolen on 11th Avenue North. •When police found a driver who was reported to be possibly impaired, they found he was not in any way intoxicated, “just in a very good mood.” •A saddlebag that fell off a motorcycle in Yahk was turned into police. The owner has been located. •A person who was reported to be driving without a licence was located, though not while driving. He was given a lecture about the possible ramifications of such action. •When police responded to a report from the Kootenay Lake ferry that a male passenger said he had just killed someone, they found him to be mentally ill and that no deaths had occurred. •The registered owner of a blue van reported to be speeding on Canyon-Lister Road has been sent a warning. August 18 •A collision occurred on Highway 3 25 kilometres east of Creston when a driver attempted to pass a vehicle that was slowing to make a left turn. That driver was issued a ticket for passing while unsafe. No injuries were reported. August 19 •When police found marijuana plants growing in the backyard of an Erickson Road residence they were told by the resident that she grows marijuana to use for arthritis pain. She has no permit to do so, however, and the plants were destroyed. •Police received a complaint that three youths were riding in a pickup truck box on Riverview Road. •A French passport, driver’s licence and camera bag were lost on 19th Avenue North.

•A black Chevrolet reported to be passing unsafely and speeding on Highway 3 could not be located. August 20 •The driver of a vehicle stopped on Highway 3 was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and also to be driving under the influence of the drug. The marijuana was seized and the driver was not allowed to continue driving. •Mailboxes were pushed over on Alder Street. •A found wallet was turned in to the police station. •A grey Canon digital camera was lost near 16th Avenue South. •An Erickson Road resident complained about cats and dogs “screaming” in the neighbourhood. •Police were called to a dispute between a driver and a towing company on Creston Road. •A very intoxicated Westview Road resident dialled 911 instead of 411, drawing a visit from police. •A violent person, possibly mentally ill, was transported from Whimster Road to the hospital for treatment. •Police could not locate three suspicious persons reported to be behind a Canyon Street business location. •A high-powered rifle shot was heard near Sirdar but police could not determine the source of the noise. •A person wanting his iPod back from a Highway 3 residence took a cellphone when the iPod wasn’t produced. Police mediated and the items were returned to their owners. •Four males wearing hoodies and seen peering into a Cook Street residence window ran off when confronted. •The driver of a vehicle stopped for speeding on Highway 3 was found to have consumed alcohol. He failed a roadside screening test and was issued a 90-day driving prohibition. His vehicle was impounded for 30 days. •A male reported being assaulted by an unknown assailant in a Canyon Street pub. See POLICE, page 5


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The BC Coroners Service will hold a public inquest into the death of Ymir’s Sheilah Sweatman. Sweatman was performing a recovery operation with the swift water rescue division of Nelson Search and Rescue when she drowned in the Goat River near Creston on June 29. Presiding coroner Mark Coleman and a jury will hear evidence from subpoenaed witnesses to determine the facts surrounding this death. The jury will have the opportunity to make recommendations aimed at preventing deaths under similar circumstances in the future. An inquest is a formal court process that allows for public presentation of all evidence relating to a death. The BC Coroners Service is an independent fact-finding agency that may not make any finding of legal responsibility. The date and venue for the inquest has not been determined and will be announced once confirmed.

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From page 4 August 21 •The investigation of a complaint from a Hurry Road resident that her vehicle had been taken without permission determined the complaint was unfounded. •Property owners on Beam Road promised to address the issue of noisy people camping on their lot. •When police investigated a report of a stolen purse they learned it had been left at a restaurant on the previous night by the intoxicated owner. •Police were called to a Highway 3 residence when two parents got into a child custody dispute. •Police were unable to locate a person who attempted to open the door of a Sixth Avenue residence.

pieces, including creations from found objects, prints and fabric. Featured on one wall are many of the aprons made from women’s undergarments that Kunze made into a 2010 calendar as a fundraising project. The final stop was a visit to the gallery and Japanese gardens of Eileen Hirota, whose rich multi-media pictures have become a popular fixture on the Creston art scene. In Lorne Eckersley photo

Margaux Allard, beside her husband, David, entertains visitors at her gallery during last week’s tour.

ings from sketches she made on an 800-kilometre walk along one of the pilgrimage routes to Spain’s Santiago de Compostela. The “poster series” as she calls it, is intended to create a visual tour of some of the highlights of that long hike. Painting from sketched ideas is a departure from her normal plein air approach in which she paints outdoors. Crusher Road was the next destination, where retired Prince Charles Secondary School teacher Ute Bachinski works in watercolour and pastels as well as creating strikingly beautiful fabric hangings and quilts. Bachinski smiled as two former students,



now ages 28 and 31 and residing in Alberta, filed in with their wives. Once again the group reboarded the bus and heard commentary provided by Canyon’s Simon Lazarchuk. The next stop, he said, would be the Galvanized Art Gallery at the home of Sandy and Dirk Kunze, who were instrumental in organizing the bus tours. “It’s exciting to see that people really enjoy visiting galleries around the Creston Valley on these bus tours,” Sandy said. “I hope they can continue in the future.” Kunze works mainly in acrylics and clay, but Galvanized Art Gallery is filled from floor to ceiling with a stunning variety of

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From page 1 After a quick visit to the vineyard to learn about the different varieties — including Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer and Kerner — the group sampled each of the five wines available, including the two distinctly different vintages of rosé, which is made from Pinot Noir grapes that were left on the skins until they gave the juice a pale red colour. After a half-hour of socializing and sipping a glass of wine, tour participants boarded the Creston Valley Transit System bus and headed into Creston to visit Krazy Kat Lady studio and gallery. The home-based business features gardens that had visitors oohing and aahing, and similar reactions were heard inside the gallery, where legally blind Margaux Allard shows her finely detailed pencil drawings, ornately decorated masks and paintings that look like they are designed for Tim Burton movie sets. A short drive then took the group to the backyard studio of Allison Masters, who finds time to be a prolific painter when she isn’t tending to her inspiring garden (gardens and art are a recurring theme on these tours). Masters had on display, inside and outside the gallery, about two dozen works in progress, paint-


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Put them to work. Send them to war. Or suffer the consequences. I was at a conference more than a dozen years ago when demographer, economist and author David Foote made those observations, explaining the choices leaders make when their country has a large population of young people. Foote was the author of Boom, Bust and Echo: How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Shift, which when released in 1996 became a surprise bestseller. It introduced many of us to a different way of thinking about economics and how to understand the massive changes that were about to occur. The Australian-born University of Toronto professor backed up his assertions with historical evidence and he has proven to be an accurate predictor of how changing demographics affect economies and economies. Each time I hear or read on the news about another country in turmoil I think about Foote’s commentary about where population growth was happening, which was and is predominantly in Muslim countries. He made no value judgments, just observations. When a country’s population growth spurt leads to a large number of people in their 20s, he said, stability demands that they be kept occupied. There needs to be jobs for them to move into. Less desirably, but as effective, at least in the short term, is that they be sent to war, where they are kept well occupied. (Foote didn’t say this, but I will — the ones who are

Count on it. With modern communications technology reaching into almost every corner of the world it becomes increasingly difficult to convince the poor that they should simply accept their fate and continue their daily scramble for food, clean water, housing and basic necessities. As they learn that not everyone on the planet is in the same boat, who can really be surprised when they decide to take matters into their own Lorne Eckersley hands? Sadly, looking for solutions might well be fruitless. demographic that has too much Although some of the world’s natutime on its hands. For a person in ral resources are already being his or her 20s to get out of bed depleted, only continued population each day without a sense of hope growth can fuel economic growth. and opportunity, the prospects Aging demographic segments need become dismal and they respond younger segments to provide the as they have done historically— services they require and, being they turn to crime or mischief or, human, we certainly aren’t willing even, revolution. to make personal sacrifices for the While I haven’t followed Foote’s recent activities, I think it’s benefit of future generations. That’s probably safe to say that he issued why most countries have run up warnings about what was about to enormous debts—we want to eat our cake and have it, too. happen in the Middle East, with A few years after I saw Foote for uprisings in Egypt, Syria and the first time (in Eastern Canada), Libya showing that even populahe spoke at another conference, tions in a dictatorship can rise up this time in Vancouver. He asked a when they feel they have no future. And I’m certain he few people in the audience what wouldn’t have been surprised by town or city they lived in, then the rioting in France and England asked some, “So are you closing that has shocked much of the schools yet?� The answer, without world. Both countries are facing exception, was yes. Demographic economic challenges and offer dis- analysis 20 years ago had indicated mal prospects to those entering the what would happen, he said. workforce, particularly ones who Sadly, knowing what is about to might be under-educated or memhappen doesn’t mean that we bers of visible minorities. know how to change it. Is dissent among youthful popLorne Eckersley is the publisher of ulations a sign of things to come? the Creston Valley Advance. killed in battle help reduce the pressure when the fighting is over.) In the absence of either alternative, Foote said, a government can expect to face a restless

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Weather affects ripening and sugar content in fruit

Ahhh, late August. I finally had a chance to go fishing and so I took the morning off and went. It had been quite cool in the nursery this morning but there was two degrees of frost on the mountaintop. Although the forecast is for some nice warm days, it really has been a cool year overall. Fruit production benefits from warm days and cool nights. During the daytime, photosynthesis takes place and plants build up sugars that are stored in the fruit. At night, respiration takes place and the sugars are burned off. As in the case of strawberries from California, the fruit is large but the net sugar build up is limited because warm nighttime temperatures ensure the respiration process burns off a lot of the sugar. Where nighttime temperatures are cooler, there is a larger net build

up of sugar in the fruit. That is one of the reasons our valley produces such nice tasting fruit. Overall plant nutrition derived largely from the soil plays a part in the flavour as well as the plants’ genetics.

In the nursery I am finding a number of flowering items like the butterfly bushes and the dark night bluebeard are just now starting to flower. A lot of the plants look really good for this time of year. There is the odd leaf with powdery mildew, which seems to really have affected the Crimson King maples this year. Other folks stop in enquiring after leaves of the Drummond maple, which show a bit of brown edge (the leaf margin) when dried out. The main thing you can do for these or any other newly established ornamental trees and shrubs is to give them a good deep watering every once in a while to ensure they don't go into fall stressed out from the summer. Hope you are all enjoying the summer! Evan and Wendy Davies own Beltane Nursery at 2915 Highway 3 in Erickson.

Nursery Notes Evan Davies I keep hearing people discuss how much later we are this year with a variety of crops. Some of the produce seems a few days later than normal while other items seem weeks behind. These must be the really heat sensitive items like peaches, for instance.

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individuals have not been able to accomplish this in over 30 years. This is an insult to the invasive weed control program. Alas, like the war in Vietnam and Afghanistan, victory over the weeds will never be ours. Bryan Wuzinski Wynndel

To the Editor: (Re: “Forest roads now free of knapweed”, July 21 Advance) I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Columbia Basin Trust for funding the attempt by Sonja Seher and Kelsey Syfchuk to rid the valley of invasive weeds, particularly by digging and pulling knapweed on forestry trunk roads for 10 days. Unfortunately, the reporter forgot to research any other effort by anybody else to combat this problem or just plain neglected to include any other effort. Creston and many other districts in B.C. have been waging a war on noxious weeds for over 30 years. As an employee of the program, we treat between six and 14 kilometres of roadway every day and this has been going on for a long time and we still have a long way to go. I really resent the reporter’s attitude that two summers workers (one with a disability on one arm) employed for 10 days can rid the Creston Valley of noxious weeds in 10 days while hundreds of hard working

ing” is hokum, let alone research articles from real scientists pointing to the sun and cosmic rays as the primary source of climate change, and in spite of confusion about HAARP and weather warfare technology. Apparently, my view has company, according to a poll on global warming. On Aug. 3, Rasmussen Reports said, “The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of American Adults shows that 69 per cent say it’s at least somewhat likely that some scientists have falsified research data in order to support their own theories and beliefs.” Environmental degradation from radioactive weapons of perpetual mass sadism, NATO’s endless war on sovereignty on behalf of globalist power and the Fukushima catastrophe, now regarded as at least 20 times worse than Chernobyl, along with many similar aging super dirty bomb nuke plants that threaten to make To the Editor: parts of North America uninhabitable, On July 26, Ben Parfitt of the are real threats, especially to children. Canadian Centre for Policy We do not need carbon credit scams k Alternatives wrote anoarticle titled, banking fraud artists making o rworld of car- and “Darkwoods, theBmurky human survival less likely. A corrupu yo neutral’ bon credits and a ‘carbon B.C. tion security agenda may be a bigger E issue L government”. The July 31, 2008, threat to human environment as the T T VE of the Advance covered sale of global depression threatens to drag BORIthe Darkwoods to the D Nature Canada into a vortex of misery, chaos Conservancy of Canada. and expanded nuclear war. Is this not a bit smelly? Carbon credWhile many feel helpless and ready its, which are based on the fraud scito give up, the younger generations ence of “global warming”, have been must be responsible, get informed and described as a “diabolical RICO protec- resist corruption as long as there is the tion racket”. This is an issue for citizens will to live. who do not regard newspeak Book as gospel. Robert Betts your Intuition tells me that taxingBottle “breath-Drive, West Creston

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Change attitude, but remain natural

Attitude affects everything. One day we can wake up looking forward to the day and the next day our lives seems empty and meaningless. One day weeding the garden is a chore, the next it’s a source of pleasure. But our weeding hasn’t changed and neither has our life — we still have the same family, the same garden, the same job, the same community. What has changed is our attitude. Perhaps we had a dream we don’t remember, perhaps we did or didn’t do something that we shouldn’t or should have done the day before. An attitude is a kind of mental container that shapes and colors whatever is put into it. Attitude not only colors what comes into the mind, but leads you to attend to some things while being completely oblivious of others. It affects what comes into your head as well as what happens thereafter. As is usual, the Lojong slogans that form the basis for this essay are talking about the attitude inherent in the idea that we are more important that everybody else. This is our customary way of thinking about things and it is usually reflected in our actions. It is a natural human trait to examine everything that


presents itself to determine if it will help us, harm us or if is it neutral. If something benefits us we embrace it, if it benefits others but not ourselves we reject it, if it is neutral, we ignore it. With


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an attitude like this we come first and others come second. It is rather embarrassing, but crude as it may sound, most of us carry this attitude or assumption with us all the time. It is our default position, deeply ingrained, difficult to recognize and difficult to change. But Lojong mind training is all about creating a shift in that fundamental self-centred stance. The practice is to make an effort to care for others as much as you care for yourself. Even more radically, it is to shift your attitude so that your concern for the welfare of others actually pops up first, rather than as a distant second.

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This kind of attitude adjustment seems like a pretty big deal, heroic even. But according to the slogan, it is important not to get caught up in the bigdealness. You’ve probably noticed by now that all of the slogans have an odd way of combining radical challenges with the suggestion to just to relax. There is absolutely no room for exhibitionism or spiritual posturing. Slogan practice is not focused on grand gestures. Instead, the idea is to make small but consistent moves in the direction of awareness and loving kindness. And then: Get over yourself and just relax! Suggested practice: 
When you notice your attitude turning inward, fixating on yourself, give it a gentle nudge and turn it outward to include other beings. Don’t punish yourself for your selfishness or give yourself a gold star for your altruism. Simply apply the slogan and move on. This column is a long series of short essays exploring the meaning of the Lojong Slogans. It is inspired by the work of Judy Lief. Kuya Minogue is the resident teacher at Creston’s ZenWords Zen Centre. For more information, she can be reached at 250428-3390.


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Locally written e-books offer peace of mind DIGITAL MIND COACH

No one ever said life is easy, but it also doesn’t have to weigh you down. In many of the Digital Mind Coach e-books, Perry Ritthaler provides guidelines for living life with a positive outlook and with respect for yourself and your well-being, delivering the pointers to living a life of wellness. Brimming with inspirational words and reminders, these e-books also allow you to actively engage in continual self-motivation. Featuring pages for you to preview your mentors and their inspiring qualities, as well as create your own favorite encouraging words, Ritthaler’s e-books helps you to drill down into the essence of who you are. “Once educated with fresh positive ideas and affirmations, we get a new start and all that is past is forgotten,” said Ritthaler. A Creston resident for seven years, Ritthaler has a total of nine e-books (also published in the U.S.A. by Davis E-Book Publishing and eBookIt Publishing), and is another example of Creston resident that is carving out a future in the beautiful Creston Valley. He also runs an online advertising company that writes the pre-show for the Tivoli Theatre and markets products and services sold and installed by Creston Window Centre, a division of MW Millwork Ltd. Digital Mind Coach offers six motivational inspirational self-help psychology e-books that are designed to inspire personal growth, and correct the common traps of unhappi-

ness. The Digital Mind Coach series of inspirational and selfhelp psychology picture e-books offers a thought-provoking consideration of personal growth and progression.

“Life consists of a multitude of lessons to be learned, all of which were chosen before our birth. Our reactions to the challenges and circumstances we face determine the course of our personal growth.” Perry Ritthaler Digital Mind Coach

Presented in a frank and direct manner, this unique picture-text combination is intended to provide empowerment guidance to those searching for answers. In addressing the many facets of human interaction, the author encourages readers to critically examine each of the issues raised. “Just open to any random page and start reading where your eyes fall,” said Ritthaler. “You will be presented with the answer to a nagging problem or situation in your life. “Life consists of a multitude of lessons to be learned, all of which were chosen before birth. Our reactions to


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the challenges and circumstances we face determine the course of our personal growth.” Ritthaler has also developed three e-books comprised of thought-provoking and philosophical poetry. Readers looking to delve deeper into their feelings and escape into words will find themselves thoroughly moved by the striking words and deep acuity found within the series series. This creative compilation of verse explores a broad spectrum of issues, ranging from faith to death to love to insanity and animals while exploring the wars created in the world today. The poetry provides a sensible balance of love and faith while highlighting some of the disadvantages found within addiction that at times help to create the insanity on the faces of many people. From the heights of love to the depths of loss, Ritthaler’s well-crafted verse addresses the range of human experience, capturing glimpses of the author ’s innermost thoughts and offering us a reflection of readers’ own lives. Previews of Ritthaler’s work can be found at www., which offers motivational and inspirational video compilations with pictures of cute animals combined with words to sooth the mind and bring joy to the heart. “I love to influence people’s thinking, and to shape how the mind thinks without touching you,” said Ritthaler. “When you’re finished, it will benefit you in so many ways.”

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Creston rowers excel in Idaho regatta

BY ROWAN HAMILTON Creston Ospreys Rowing Club

On the first weekend of August, two crews from the Creston Ospreys Rowing Club travelled to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, for the annual inter-club regatta. The regatta was held on the quiet water of Ferman Lake and hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Rowing Association. Creston crews and supporting friends and families were made most welcome. To save the Ospreys bringing their own boats across the border Martin Stacey, the Coeur d’Alene Rowing Association coach made two top-of-the-line racing boats available to the Creston crews. All the Ospreys had to bring was their own oars. With training limited by the fast spring run-off on the Kootenay river both Creston crews were untested at this, their first race of the year. First to line up was the ladies masters double scull with Carrie Armstrong at stroke and Barb Minichiello at bow.

After a fast start, the Creston boat settled down at a high rating lying second at the halfway mark of 500 metres. A powerful second half brought the Creston crew to a mere four seconds behind the winners. The Creston ladies were still pleased with this excellent performance, their best ever. Later in the morning, the Ospreys ladies masters quad boat took to the water for their race. At stroke was Julie Miller, with Anita Middleton at three, Mel Skeric at two and Pam St. Amand at bow. At the start, the crew went away smooth and balanced, settling into their rhythm well. By the 500-metre halfway, they were able to put out their full power, finishing as the first quad across the line. A good time was had by all. This was an important step forward for two crews who have been tested and come through with flying colours. The Ospreys made new friends and have invited the Coeur d’Alene club to come to Creston in the fall for rowing, racing and socializing together on the beautiful Kootenay River.

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Members of the Creston Ospreys Rowing Club placed first in an Idaho competition earlier this month.

Dodgers fourth in seniors games COFFIN DODGERS

The BC Seniors Games were held Aug. 16-20 in Nelson, Trail and Castlegar, with Creston’s Coffin Dodgers competing in the 55-plus mixed division, recruiting Helen Luke, Bev Daniels, Leona Nimeck and Bernie Doll from Cranbrook. The Coffin Dodgers played teams from Parksville (a powerhouse), the Okanagan, New Westminster and two teams from Prince George. The team didn’t know what to expect as this was the first time Creston had a slo-pitch team entered. They lost the first two games (opening day jitters) and won the next two, then were clobbered by Parksville (no contest) However, the Coffin Dodgers ended up with one more point than New Westminster, so they played in the bronze medal game against one of Prince George’s teams. They scored five in the first inning, but Creston came back to make the score 5-4. The outcome was not in Creston’s favour, though, with a final score of 12-7. Many people commented on the team’s shirts. The Coffin Dodgers had a fun time and there is much talk about going to Burnaby to compete in next year’s seniors games. The Coffin Dodgers extend their appreciation for the support of the Columbia Brewery, Creston Mayor Ron Toyota, Paul’s Superette and the Creston Valley Advance.

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Imagine your boat so covered in mussels that you must scrape it off every time you want to use it. Imagine native species like trout disappearing from your favourite lake. Imagine intake pipes so clogged that water no longer flows to your house. These issues are real in many parts of North America already. The culprit? Invasive mussels. Zebra and quagga mussels are invasive aquatics species that form large colonies that can literally smother out native aquatic species of plants and other aquatic organisms. Because they are efficient filter feeders, zebra and quagga mussels can change ecosystems and food sources critical to native species like salmon and trout. They can also grow on native mussels and other bivalves, preventing them from opening and feeding. These mussels cause major economic problems. They rapidly colonize hard surfaces like boats, engines, and docks and are very challenging to clean off. The colonies can form dense mats in pipes that clog water-intake systems at power plants, dams, public

water supplies and other infra- of zebra and quagga mussels structure. They cost hundreds to BC, the Central Kootenay of millions of dollars a year in Invasive Plant Committee damages and control where (CKIPC) urges all boaters to they have invaded. Because zebra and quagga mussels are native to Eurasia, they don’t have predators to control them in Canada. They entered the Great Lakes in the mid-1980s in ship ballast water and have spread to more than 20 U.S. states, as well as Ontario and Quebec. Like other water-based invasive species, they spread C. Czarnecki/ photo by attaching themselves to boats and Invasive zebra mussels clogging a pipe. equipment. The mussels are easily transported clean, drain and dry their because they can live out of boats and equipment on dry water for many days. land before and after entering Luckily, zebra and quagga any water bodies. mussels are not known in B.C., These invasive mussels can but they could arrive any day. generally be identified because Idaho and Washington (along they cling to hard surfaces with other U.S. states) have whereas native mussels tend to regular inspection stations to live in sediment. Please report check boats for standing water any suspected sightings to the and for signs of zebra and Central Kootenay Invasive quagga mussels. To date, zebra Plant Committee at 250-352and quagga mussels have have 1160 or coordinator@kootenaybeen found on over 20 boats Prevention and entering Washington and some early detection are critical for boats heading for B.C. control of these invasive speTo prevent the introduction cies. Don’t move a mussel!

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Thursday, August 25, 2011 Creston Valley Advance

Museum looking for historic footage CRESTON MUSEUM

The Creston Museum is about to embark on a very exciting project. Funding through the ColumbiaKootenay Cultural Alliance will enable the museum to convert historic film footage to modern, topquality DVDs. How much of this historic film footage does the museum have? Well, none, actually — but that’s the really exciting part of the project. “We know that film footage of local historic events is out there,” said museum manager Tammy Hardwick. “We have talked to people who have home movies of farming on the Creston flats, of the old sternwheeler Nasookin arriving at Kootenay Landing, of the Creston Mercantile burning down. There is probably a lot more that we don’t know about.” The museum is seeking local historic film footage that’s currently in private collections, and asking the owners to loan it to the museum long enough to get it converted to DVD. There will be no charge to the owners of the film, said Hardwick. Instead, the museum will ask the owners to sign a form, giving the museum permission to add the converted footage to its permanent collection, and to use it in exhibits and programs. The museum will get two copies made of each film it receives. One copy will go back to the owner, along with the original film, and the other will become

part of the museum’s collection. “We’ll need the owners to give us some idea of what’s on the film, and it will need to be in reasonably good condition,” said Hardwick. “The funding we’ve received won’t extend to major repairs on badly damaged film, and we won’t be able to use hours of film of the kids’ birthday parties — but we will consider anything that shows any aspect of life in the Creston Valley.”

“We know that film footage of local historic events is out there. ... There is probably a lot more that we don’t know about.” Tammy Hardwick Creston Museum

The conversions will be done at TMTV in Nelson, and can include any type or format of film. “We’ll be doing this on a firstcome, first-served basis, until our funding is used up,” said Hardwick, “so we’re really hoping that anyone with film-footage treasures will tell us about it soon!” For more information or to discuss your film collection, contact the museum at 250-428-9262 or by email at

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TRINITY UNITED CHURCH Sunday Worship - 10 am

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5113-Wynndel Rd


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The speed limit in playground zones is 30 km/hr and is in effect from dawn to dusk every day of the year.

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School District 8 (Kootenay Lake) 2011-2012 Superintendent’s Opening Message

welcome back to

I am pleased to welcome approximately 5000 students to our schools this year!

It is an exciting time to be a student! There is so much to learn – and so many ways to learn!

In School District 8 we hope to inspire each of our learners and help them explore our world in a variety of different ways, through personal journeys that meet unique learning needs and interests.

Our school district is striving to understand our learners well – and then position our resources to meet each student’s needs. With the support of parents, caregivers, our community partners, and over 1200 part-time and full-time staff members with exceptional backgrounds, more and more opportunities are being made available for our students.

This is a time of transformation in School District 8. We are working to position our school system to be a more flexible, responsive organization. We hope to establish deep connections with our communities, and create a forward-looking culture that will support our learners now and into the future as we assist them over the threshold to a future we haven’t yet imagined. School District 8 is proud to be a Public Education System. We welcome all students. Our locally elected Board of Education provides insight and wisdom, and governs the District. The Ministry of Education provides leadership and support that helps to guide decisions we make on behalf of our District.


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I hope that this year each student experiences his or her best learning year to date! Once again, welcome! Jeff Jones Superintendent/CEO SD 8 (Kootenay Lake)

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Monday, September 5 Tuesday, September 6 Friday, October 7 Monday, October 10 Friday, October 21 Friday, November 11 Monday, November 14 Tuesday, November 22 Wednesday, November 23 Thursday, November 24 Friday, December 16 December 19 – January 2 Tuesday, January 3 Friday, February 17 Friday, March 9 March 12 – 16 March 19 – 23 Monday, March 26 Friday, April 6 Monday, April 9 Wednesday, April 18 Friday, April 20 Monday, May 21 Monday, May 28 Thursday, June 28 Friday, June 29

SCHOOL DISTRICT 8 (KOOTENAY LAKE) Number of days in session: 193 Number of days of instruction: 186 Non-instructional days: 6 Administration days: 1

Hours of Instruction per day: Kindergarten 4.75 Elementary 4.75 Secondary 5.15

Labour Day Holiday Schools Open Professional Development Day (District) Thanksgiving Holiday Professional Development Day (Self Directed Provincial Day) Remembrance Day Holiday Professional Development Day (School Based) * Early Dismissal Day * Early Dismissal Day * Early Dismissal Day Last day of School (Winter Vacation) Winter Vacation School Reopens Professional Development Day (District) Last day of School (School Closure/Spring Break) School Closure Days Spring Break School Reopens Good Friday Holiday Easter Monday Holiday * Early Dismissal Day Professional Development Day (School Based) Victoria Day Holiday School Planning Day Last day for Students Administration Day (no classes)

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Welcome back to school! Every September, students and teachers look forward to the fresh start of a new school year. Teachers want to work with parents to protect our public schools and provide quality education for all our students.

A message from the Creston Valley Teachers’ Association

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Send them to school with a fun-filled lunch bag

As the kids go back to school this September, Canadian families begin to fall into a familiar routine, which includes packing lunches from Monday to Friday. While the chore can be monotonous, there are fun ways to spice up a regular lunch and bring a smile to your child's face at the noon bell. They might be physically away from you, but you can show them you're still thinking of them even when you're not together. “In fact, research shows that the first day back at school can be daunting for some children,” says parenting expert Dr. Michele Borba. “A recent study from Kellogg Canada showed that the majority of Canadian parents find their children need encouragement on their first day back at school. So why not surprise them with a fun-filled lunch to give them the boost they need.” Borba, author of 22 books including The Big Book of Parenting Solutions, provides the following tips on how parents can add some pizzazz to their

children's lunch bags. 1. A note from mom or dad in the lunch bag can be so exciting for a kid to find at the lunch bell. Whether it's a love note, or words of encouragement for a test, kids young and old love to be reminded that their parents are thinking of them even when they're apart. Rice Krispies Squares Bars now have writable wrappers which are a perfect way to send a little love and a tasty treat all in one. 2. No need to send a boring sandwich anymore. Build a sandwich the way you normally would and then cut it into imaginative shapes using cookie cutters in a variety of shapes and sizes. Your child will have so much more fun eating their nutritious lunch when it looks like stars or even gingerbread men. 3. Pack a small toy or game into their lunch bag that they can use over afternoon recess with friends. Try packing in a bouncy ball, travel sized checker game or even stickers. 4. To include healthy food in their diet, try threading cheese cubes and

pre-sliced fruit and veggies on a caramel apple stick like a kabob. By presenting regular food in an imaginative way, kids will love to show it off and eat it to the last bite. 5. While most juice boxes

come with a straw, why not add in a silly straw to make the apple or grape juice that much more fun to drink. Whether you try to add in one or a few of these ideas, the effect will be the same.

Your child will rave about his or her “cool” lunch to their friends and feel happy that mom and dad took some extra time to make them feel special while they're back at school. —

Stress busters for children Back to school time can cause stress in children of all ages. Here are seven ways to help reduce stress in your child's life: 1. Acknowledge your child's fears and worries. Things that seem small and unimportant to adults can seem very big and worrisome to children. Let your children know that you take their concerns seriously. For example, you can say, “You seem really anxious about tomorrow's spelling test. I used to worry about them when I was your age, too.” 2. Make sure your child knows that it's okay to make mistakes. Some children are especially afraid of making mistakes. This can prevent them from learning new skills. Make sure your child knows that it's important to try hard and to learn from making mistakes. 3. Brainstorm ways to solve problems. It's important for children to know that even

large problems can often be solved with some thought and creativity. Encourage your child to think of different kinds of solutions and decide which is best. 4. Make routine an important part of your family life. Children of all ages benefit from the security of knowing what to expect each day. Setting regular mealtimes and bedtimes — and regular homework times for older children — can help your child feel confident and secure, even through stressful times. 5. Make sure your child eats well and gets plenty of exercise and sleep. The healthier and better rested a child feels, the easier it will be to withstand everyday stress. 6. Talk with your child often. Find opportunities to talk with your children every day about ordinary things, and they'll be more comfortable talking to you when they're troubled. Focus

only on them when they talk. Turn off distractions, such as the TV, radio and cell phone. 7. Avoid an overloaded schedule. School-age children need down time to rest, read, make things, and play on their own or with friends. If creating more downtime, listening and talking don't make things better for your child, consider asking your family doctor or pediatrician for advice. A multi-year philanthropic commitment to programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children's mental health issues, the RBC Children's Mental Health Project also provides a number of trusted sources and resources available for parents at childrensmentalhealth. These tips were drafted with the assistance of Ceridian Canada, RBC's employee assistance provider. —

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Forget leather. It looks great, but it's far too heavy. Go for vinyl or canvas. Pick a pack that has two wide, adjustable, padded shoulder straps, along with a hip or waist strap, padded back and plenty of pockets. Make sure the pack fits properly, is not too snug around the arms and under the armpits, and that its size is proportionate to the wearer's body. Packing it properly: They're not moving out. Make sure your children's packs contain only what is needed for that day, and that the weight is distributed evenly. It's a good idea to know roughly what each item weighs. The total weight of the filled pack

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should be no more than 10 to 15 per cent of the wearer's own body weight. Putting the backpack on: It's a good idea to help young children with this, at least the first few times. Put the pack on a flat surface, at waist height. Slip on the pack, one shoulder at a time, then adjust the straps to fit comfortably. Remember when lifting a backpack, or anything, to lift using the arms and legs and to bend at the knees. The right way to wear a backpack: Both shoulder straps should be used, and adjusted so that the pack fits snugly to the body, without dangling to the side. Backpacks should never be worn over just one shoulder. You should be able to slide your hand between the backpack and your child's back. The waist strap should also be worn for added stability. More information about the Pack it Light program or information about chiropractic care is available online at — 15

Breakfast tips for fussy eaters

Experts worldwide agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, for kids and adults alike. But unfortunately for parents, some children just don’t see it that way. Whether it’s the taste, or that they’re just not hungry, fussy eaters can be hard to please first thing in the morning. Regardless, it’s important that kids consume a well-balanced and nutritious meal especially as they go back to school. Since mornings can be hectic, serving ready-to-eat cereal is a great option for many parents as it’s quick, simple and they can feel confident that their kids are getting the important nutrients and the energy they need for the day. More information about the nutritional benefits of choosing cereal can be

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KOKANEE FORD reminds students to keep safety in mind when returning to school

Rice Krispies, Mini-Wheats, Corn Pops and Froot Loops. While each is fun and delicious, they are also low in fat and nutrient dense with many essential vitamins and minerals such iron, B vitamins and zinc. 3. Dress up the table. Serving cereal in colourful or patterned bowls, with a fun spoon and placemat just might do the trick. Your child might make the association between breakfast and play-time if they have visual stimulation that lets their imagination run wild. 4. Join them. Kids will often mimic what their parents are doing so they feel “grown-up”. So, if everyone at the table is eating the same cereal, including big brothers and sisters, they are more likely to get on board. —

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All the amazing women who have demonstrated much love through their many kindnesses, prayers, caring & compassion for me: Bev, Christy, Dolly, Val, Eleanor, Cindy, Ina, Anne, Georgina, & Laurie.

Christy, Evelyn, Connie, Vera, Ruby, Val, Rhonda, Julie, Jessie, Marianne, Elsie, Margaret, Ina, for help when needed, sharing time, musical and travel outings, walks, laughter and fun. You are all AWESOME WOMEN! Marge Crawford 250-428-0764

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Aug 9. Hi Jacky,

This is a submission for the warm fuzzies please. If you cannot put all of these in on the same issue please put in a couple in each issue or as you are able ok. Thank you so much.


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- Cindy, Ina, Anne, Georgina & Laurie for demonstrating much love through their many kindnesses, prayers, caring and compassion. - Ruby, Val, Rhonda, Julie, Jessie, Marianne, Elsie, Margaret, Ina for helping when needed, sharing time, musical and travel outings, walks, laughter and fun. - Jackie and Laurie for watering my garden & pots while we were away. - Kevin & Sandy for your absolutely beautiful store - it helps to beautify Creston. - Mabel - the best neighbour ever - for all the negatives for a new art project. - Gram and Grandpa Rojo, for letting us crash out at their place and sharing all the wonderful things that make Creston a great community: the spray park rocks, the orchards are amazing, the town is fantastic and the folks are warm and fuzzie!!! - Dawn at Bahama’s Travel for handling a complicated ticketing matter so capably and professionally. You’re awesome! - Val Brooks & Kellie Smith for the nice basket with fruit & vegetables. - Lou for the technical backup! - Everyone who attended the museum’s tea for making it so much fun! - Tammy for puttting up with me for 11 years. Happy Anniversary - I love you! - The people who found my dog Bailey for calling me and waiting with her until someone could pick her up. - Darrel and his crew for doing a good job. The flag “salutes” you!

Warm Fuzzies may be submitted to: or Just A Reminder: A Warm Fuzzy is a way of letting the people of our community know about the random acts of kindness that happen on a daily basis. A Warm Fuzzy will not replace a Thank You ad. Please make sure you include your name and phone number. The Creston Valley Advance retains the right Proud sponsor of the Warm Fuzzies to edit or reject any or all Warm Fuzzies submitted.

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Thursday, August 25, 2011 Creston Valley Advance

Drownings are predictable AND preventable. Have a safe summer!

Preventable injuries are the #1 killer of British Columbians between the ages of 1 and 44. By changing our attitudes, together we can prevent these injuries.

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Creston Valley Advance Thursday, August 25, 2011

Weather ruined early cherry crops

From page 1 The heavy rains and winds in July that wiped out about half of the early cherry crop (which isn’t as large or potentially lucrative as the late season one) also had an effect on Lapins, the first of the late season varieties. Rick said he is taking more than three tons a day to the landfill because there is no market for culled cherries. But later varieties are in good shape and should remain so if the weather remains warm and dry. Poor spring and early spring weather affected other crops, too. “There are no apricots this year,” Rick said. In the orchards, the predominantly French-Canadian pickers seemed as cheerful as ever. A half dozen men and women were busy picking Don and Susan Low’s Lapin cherries on Erickson Road. The fruit was large and clean, largely unaffected by the rains because the trees are tented with fabric as the fruit begins to ripen. Many of the migrant workers arrived after working on the poorer than usual Okanagan crop, happy to have work and glad to be back in the Creston Valley. “This is the best place,” one commented. “And Don and Sue are the best.” “Sue is so nice,” said Jessica Arseneau. “She makes awesome muffins and baking for our snacks.” Rick Faynor said the migrant workers are treated very well by Creston Valley fruit growers. “We work hard to keep the bad ones out, so the ones we hire are really good and they are grateful to be able to work in Creston,” he said. Gary and Susan Snow have been working for the last several years to reduce their reliance on the late season cherry market and to find a use for the tons of culled cherries that have traditionally gone back onto their land as fertilizer, or to the landfill. Last year, they produced their first batch of Tabletree black cherry juice using a process that results in a product that has grabbed at attention around the continent. “We are tripling production this year, but that’s not nearly where we want to be,” Susan said on Monday. “We had hoped to build a new, larger facility this year but by the time we got the financing in place we were too late to get it ge ........... Fri June 17 ........ 7pm going.” Making a value-added ................ Fri June 24 ........ 7pm product on siteforgives partment rent. the Snows a use for thea culled cherries that a very fussy 800 month. utilities included. lmarket 428-9553 won’t except. Pointing to Creston Valley Radio

boxes of culls waiting to be juiced, she said the global market can be frustrating. “These are beautiful, tasty cherries, but if there is any marking at all on the skins they have to be culled,” she said. “The stems have to be on the cherries and the stems have to be green, too.” Like most local cherry growers this year, the Snows found their Lapins to be unusually soft. Staccatoes and Sweethearts, both later varieties, were better. Best of all, though, have been the Kootenay Specials, a variety developed by Susan’s brother, Bill Truscott, and their father, Lew. “The Kootenay Specials have that firmness that gives them a nice crunch when you bite into them, and they taste wonderful,” she said. The Tabletree juice and a reduction called Black Cherry Culinary Sauce offers the Snows another income stream, a muchneeded option considering the first cherries shipped this season cost more to produce than they were paid. Erickson grower Graham Gray, who also operates his own packing shed, said early prices were discouraging, but that they have picked up in the last few days. Much of his crop this year went into the Miami market. One shipment went to Holland. “But we sold to the Overwaitea Foods chain this year for the first time,” he said on Monday. “That’s only the second time we’ve had sales in the Canadian market.” Local growers are pretty well shut out of the Canadian market. “U.S. growers send 35 per cent of what they produce into Canada — they drive the price right down,” he said. Low prices and soft Lapins — “I think we were fooled by their colour — they didn’t turn a consistent dark red until several days after they were fully ripe so we should have picked earlier,” Gray said — aside, the 2011 result has been better than the 2009 season. “We lost nothing but tons of money that year,” Gray said. “Prices were really low at the start of harvest and then heavy rains wiped out the rest of the crop. Last year bounced back a bit but we had a smaller crop.” Like most growers who are in it for the long term, Graham adopts a next-year attitude when it comes to disappointing results. “As long as you have a day job, you might be able to afford to keep farming,” he laughed.


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Harvest Share program back for another season

Harvest Share program co-ordinator Alexandra Dansereau (centre) with volunteers.


Local residents with overabundant gardens or unpicked fruit trees once again can turn to Harvest Share for help. “Our aim is to harvest produce that would otherwise go to waste, and to make it available to people in need,” program co-ordinator Alexandra Dansereau said last week. Harvest Share uses volunteers to harvest the fruit and vegetables. Volunteers can keep onethird of what they pick and the remainder is divided between the property owner and local agencies that pass on the produce people with low incomes. “We are very fortunate to have our sponsors — Columbia Basin Trust, the Town of Creston and the province of British Columbia,” Dansereau said. “And our volunteers are great. But we could use more. … “One of our goals is to provide support for people families in need by providing excess, good quality produce to them through local agencies.” Those agencies include the food bank, the Therapeutic Activation Program for Seniors, the Kootenai Community Centre Society, the community resource centre and several churches. Erickson and Canyon-Lister elementary schools and the College of the Rockies also participate. “Harvest Share works to support the Bear Aware program, too,” she said. “By eliminating food sources in town we can reduce conflict between bears and humans.” Dansereau invites calls from those with excess produce. She can be reached at 250-402-3291 or Although the program has 30 volunteers, more are welcome. “We’ve picked about 850 pounds of cherries already,” she said last week. “Right now we are also trying to plan a workshop or two on preserving produce — not everyone knows how to keep fruit and vegetables for use over the winter.” She said she also hopes the relationship with local schools continues. “Last year, kids from Canyon-Lister, Yaqan Nukiy and PCSS came out to help,” she said. “It raises their awareness of what is going on in our

community and lets them participate in a meaningful way. And they get to eat some of what they pick, which helps educate them about the benefits of locally grown food — they are very aware about the need to reduce our carbon footprint.”

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Thursday, August 25, 2011 Creston Valley Advance

Students earn top 10 per cent awards CBT awards PRINCE CHARLES SECONDARY SCHOOL

Prince Charles Secondary School handed out the top 10 per cent awards on June 17:

ONE AWARD Megan Banner, Isaac Barter, Nadia Basaraba, Zayne Bayliss, Daniel Beck, Jared Beebe, Dwight Betker, Anita Bjarnason, Elizabeth Browne, Tyler Burt, Kyle Catharell, Duncan Chishom, Shayleen Clinton, John Cobra, Sarah Collins, Taiya Colonel, Michelle Cull, Reegan Czar, Madison Dallinga, Jordan Daybell, Mielissa Dewald, Bryan Dumas, Cynthia Dye, Joseph Dyott-Grant, Justin Elliott, Neil Farynowski, Danielle Ferguson, Cory Fleck, Sutton Goddard, Braylon Gorham, Kennedy Gorham, Jake Grisewood, Riley Hills, David Huscroft, Adriana Ingram, Laura Irvine, Mahayla Johnston, Brayden Jones-Keyes, Emily Joy, Mathias Kamp, Chris Keck, Parker Kepke, Jared Kuny, Denelle Lannoville, Konnor Law, Jordan Lysenko, Katelyn Madden, Curtis Mayne, Jayd McClure, Brendan McCollum, Danika McCready, Davonne McCready, Dempsey McKenna, Liam McKenna, Nathan McTeer, Tyson Meekes, David Meyer, Rebeka Mehrer, James Miller, Melissa Millis, Tamara Moore, David Munn,

Nicholas Nygren, Dillon Oler, Zach Oswald, Kara Phillips, Vicki Plourede-Paquette, Tyler Powell, James Rae, Mitchell Reid, Evan Roesch, Robert Rutkowski, Tanisha Samuels, Seth Schmidt, Tashina Sinclair, Christopher Sluz, Ryley Smeaton, Tyler Smeaton, Ethan Smith, Ashley Sommerfeld, Matthew Sonntag, Libby Staggs, Miah Staggs, Brett Tepper-Crawford, Toni Bryans, Joel Wells, Riley Wickhorst, Katie Wigen, Paige Wild, Santana Wright, Darren Yezovich.

TWO AWARDS Corey Arsenault, Taylor Beddoes, Tony Biccum, Samantha Collins, Erin Corcoran, Lexi Czar, Vienna Dunn, Shuana Dye, Makaria Ewing, Benjamin Falconer, Alana Forsyth, Madison Guthrie, Jessica Hadikin, Kody Hickl, Kole Hickl, Braedyn Huscroft, Camille Kepke, MacKenzie Lacoursiere, Sebastian Laguerre, Alex Larson, Matthew Lohrer, Jeremy Lysohirka, Dakota Maatz, Ian MacKay, Michael Makortoff, Anne Mehrer, Alexis Milne, Parker Morris, Alyssa Mynott, Olivia Nelson, Teandra Ostendorf, Ashley Phillips, Dalton Robinson, Desirae Robinson, Kayley Scott, Jake Sommerfeldt, Kelsey Speiss, Jackson Stewart, Patrick Stewart, Peter Tarrant, Nathan

Van Dok, Zach VanRuyskensvelde, Silja Wiemann, Ty Wilson, Alex Woodworth.

THREE AWARDS Aliehs Abbey, Austin Agabob, Gregory Benty, Victoria Bowns, Dylan Collins, Brayden Czar, Michael Dewald, Alexis Ducharme, Steven Ford, Raymond Friedrick, Grant Gailius, Skyler Hansen, Ty Husband, William Irvine, Kaitlin Jaap, Meghan Jackson, Isaac Janzen, Calvin Kashuba, Brody Kunze, Rylan Lavallee, Kelsey Lind, Meagen McLarty, Jennifer McTeer, Heather Oler, Brett Ostendorf, Cedric Palmer, Kristie Pfeifer, Brandi Pogany, Jaime Pommier, Victoria Phillips, Kristian Phypers, Kieran Poznikoff, Marcus Range, Danielle Reid, Jayme Richter, Danielle Sonntag, Carola Storks, Zita Thompson, Kaleen Tucker, Marianne VanDerMerwe, Rachel Wagner. FOUR AWARDS Leigh-Ann Arsenault, Jillian Bjarnason, Woo Jin Cho, Adam Delman, Reanna Ducharme, Jacob Ewashen, Devon Ferguson, Jayden Gigliotti, Sierra Harland, Alexandra Hayes, Patrick More, Jack Pawsey, Dean Torgrimson, Mollie Turner-Voight, Larissa Wood. FIVE AWARDS Eva Basaraba, Jenna

Christenson, Joshua Daignault, Karissa Donoghue, Alisha Dyck, Jacob Endersby, Alana Greenwood, Kelsey Grindle, Reede Hawton, Hartley Matthews, Mariah Milne, Jaren Rosvold, Kelli Schultz, Melanie Wiley. SIX AWARDS Monica Blackmore, Courtney Cassel, Natasha Ewashen, Clayton Fenrick, Katerina Gribbin, Lukas Gribbin, Tierney Hula, Emma Jacobsen, Tamara Kerr, Christina Sommerfeld, Annette Steed, Timothy Thom, Ame Thompson, Daniel Wigen.

SEVEN AWARDS Anna Bloch, Stephanie Bohn, Jesse Bourgeois, Samantha Cassel, Peter Certik, Zoe Fenrick, Kail Huber, Cooper Husband, Troy Messinger, Emma Mullens, Holly Nikiforuk, Caileigh Rendek, Katrina Tarrant, Christina Walker. EIGHT AWARDS Veronica Palmer, Renae Steed, Courtney Valer. NINE AWARDS Kieran Simpson. TEN AWARDS Rylee Christenson, Niel Jacobsen, Karlien LeRoux, Lena Makortoff.


Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) congratulates the recipients of the 2011 Youth Community Service Awards. Forty-three high school graduates were recently presented with $2,000 scholarships toward their first year of post-secondary education or training. The awards are based on volunteer community service rather than academic standing. Among the recipients were Crawford Bay’s Gabby Brasseur and Creston’s Brandi Pogany, Danielle Sonntag and Cynthia Dye. “CBT applauds these graduating students who have made a difference in their communities,” said CBT president and CEO Neil Muth. “We are pleased to be able to recognize their efforts and to help them achieve their future goals.” All students graduating from a Columbia Basin high school, alternate school or other institution that grants graduation diplomas recognized by the Ministry of Education are eligible for this annual award. In total, $86,000 was distributed to graduating students throughout the basin in 2011. For more information on the Youth Community Service Award, visit CBT also proudly supports Basin students with a second scholarship program, the College Community Service Award, which is also based on volunteer community service rather than academic standing. For more information, visit

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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority is seeking to fill a full-time (35 hrs/week) position for an Office Administrator. Duties include: Bookkeeping (Accounts Payable and Receivable); Receptionist duties; and Data entry (MAC system, FileMaker Pro). Position to start immediately. Competitive salary and benefits. For a more detailed job description, please visit our website at: Please email a resume and cover letter to: by Monday, August 22, 2011. Only those applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted. We are still hiring Dozer & excavator operators required by a busy Alberta oilfield construction company. We require operators that are experienced and preference will be given to operators that have constructed oilfield roads and drilling locations. You will be provided with motels and restaurant meals. Competitive wages, bonus and transportation daily to and from job sites. Our work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call 780-723-5051.

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FLOORING SALE!! Ending August 30, 2011 Fibre Floor, Laminate 3-1/4” Maple Hardwood

Interiors Plus

1128 Canyon St. Creston HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 LITTLE SOLES SHOES SELECTED STYLES on sale for $20/pair Kootenay Medical Supplies 1016 Canyon Street, Creston 250-428-8766



1032 Westview Rd, Wynndel

Fri Aug 26Sun Aug 28 Sat Aug 27, Sun Aug 28 Fri Aug 26Sun Aug 28


1913 Elm St. Creston BC Just east of PCSS 250-428-5975


9AM-3:45PM except holidays

(Not affiliated with New Life Furniture on Canyon St.)

GREENHOUSE 6’x8’, still in box $600; 200 sq ft engineered wood FLOORING, hand-scraped Russian oak $600. 250-402-6879

RED ENVELOPE- Unique & Personalized Gifts for All Your Friends & Family! Starting at $19.95. Visit for an extra 20% off or Call 1-888-473-5407



#52 Crestglen Mobile Home Park (Off Hwy 21)

Sat Aug 27


1122 Birch St

Fri Aug 26 Sun Aug 28


Mortgage Specialist Cell: 250-417-1336

Flexible Appointments Serving the Creston Valley


Sat Aug 27


804 -11 Ave S

Sat Aug 27


2753 - 38 St Lister

Sat Aug 27, Sun Aug 28


1088 Bearbrook Rd, off Lakeview Arrowcreek Rd

Fri Aug 26, Sat Aug 27


412 - 6 Ave S, off Dougan

Sat Aug 27


Help wanted?


Duplex / 4 Plex

Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181

UNIQUE Rental Opportunity in Maple Bay - Flawless 2 bedroom 2 bathroom ground floor suite - fully renovated - beautifully decorated high end fittings and appliances. 1750 sq. ft. - views of ocean and garden. $1850/mo. - NS, Pets neg. WC accessable. Avail. Sept. 1. Phone 250-715-7590.

Open Houses


OPEN HOUSE: Sat Aug 27, 1pm-4pm. 1030 12th Ave N Westridge Estate

Recreational RARE OPPORTUNITY: waterfront property on beautiful Jim Lake, 0.83-acre with 360 sq ft insulated cabin, located near Green Lake/Watch Lake. Rare privacy, only three lots on the lake, good fishing for rainbows to 10 lbs, nice swimming, surrounded by crown land. Great trails for hiking, ATV and snowmobile. Seasonal 10-km back road access in 4x4 or pick-up. FSBO. $230,000. 250-395-0599. (Please see

SECONDHAND HEAVEN 910 Pine St. 250-428-2375 Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm Sat noon - 4:30 pm Furniture, Books, Stove, Toys, Tools,Kirby Vacuum, Washer, Pictures, Gazebo, Bedding, Dishes & MORE! STEEL BUILDING sale... “”Rock bottom prices”” 25x40x12 $7350. 30x60x15 $12,700. 35x70x16 $15,990. 40x80x16 $20,990. 47x100x18 $25,800. 60x140x20 $50,600. End walls included, doors optional. Pioneer Steel Manufacturers Direct 1-800-668-5422.

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent 1 Bdrm Downtown Creston $535 (Seniors 55+) washer/dryer, storage, parking. No pets/smoking. 250-428-9995

1 & 2 BDRM Apartments, Creston. For information call 250-428-2904, leave message 2/BDRM condo style apartment. F&S incl. N/P. N/S. Located downtown Creston. 250428-5240. Refs req. 2/BDRM SUITE, available immediately. Responsible, quiet tenants only. 250-428-4918 APARTMENTS for rent: Call Michele or Paulette 250-4282562 or 250-428-3096 Creston - 1/BDRM. APARTMENT centrally located. Incl. free laundry, heat & water. N/S N/P avail. Oct.1st. 250-4026807 CRESTON 1/BDRM renovated suite close to Brewery. Quiet building, N/S, no drugs, no parties, no pets (will consider small dog) $625/mo + elec. 250-431-8353 CRESTON ATTENTION SENIORS Nikkyl Place Seniors APARTMENTS provides 2 meals a day house keeping, laundry 24/hr. response & reg bus service. Wheelchair access main floor 1/bdrm units $1100/mo 2/bdrm $1200/mo. 250-402-9351 PARKVIEW MANOR 1&2 Bdrm Apts avail now N/S N/P Children ok. 250-428-9560 Creston SPACIOUS 2/BDRM suite in all senior 4-plex. Available now. 250-428-2111 Creston

1 HECTARE view lot in West Creston, creek, pond, some trees, level driveway, new well & new septic. 250-428-5559 82.8 ACRES, 300’ lakefront, S Cariboo. Beautiful, pastoral, private, rural setting. Borders crown land. Adjacent 80+ acre parcel available. view/lonebutte/ann/

For Sale By Owner Creston, 319 3rd Ave S, $265,000. 1128 sq.ft. 3+ bdrm, 2-full bath, lg covered deck, very nice home, quick possession. (250)428-2768 or (250)428-1908

Kootenays NEW PRICE! Creston-LIKE NEW 2/bdrm. 2/bath. centrally located condo in adult community. Maintenance free landscaping & across from park w/creek. Full unfinish/bsmnt. F/S, W/D, DW. $280,000. 250428-6568

JUST LISTED Beautiful Lake Front BEACH property (1.5 acres) on Kootenay Lake Rare combo of flat property and sandy beach! Refurbished & winterized Cottage, 4/bdrm. 2/bath dbl. garage RARE FIND! Call for viewing 250-223-8522 or 403-686-1717 LAKEVIEW trailer park. Summers at the lake, 40 ft trailer, sleeps 4 privately, pad fees & marina fees paid for season. Fully furnished, covered 12’x25’ deck. $18,000 OBO 250-428-2247

MORE Advertise throughout the East Kootenays Cranbrook • Kimberley Fernie • Columbia Valley Golden • Kootenay Lake...

Over 30,000 distributed!

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in one issue Creston Valley Advance plus two issues Kootenay Advertiser for only $13.75 plus tax *book your combo 4 times, get 20% OFF! Call 250-428-2266

Misc. for Sale NEW LIFE FURNITURE & RECYCLING 250-402-0098 112 Northwest Blvd. Improved hours: Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm Quality secondhand home furnishings. Donation pick-ups every Friday. Happily accepting volunteers! Plus: recycle your electronics & batteries here too! Also: ask us about our upcoming Moving Services. We are now collecting working cellphones (for 911) and non-perishable food items for the shelter. Thank you to all of our old and new volunteers! Along with our customers... You make it happen!

Commercial/ Industrial COMMERCIAL SPACE for lease in Creston’s newest downtown development. Call for details. 250-428-9445 Creston COMMERCIAL SPACE for Rent. $700.00 per month + Utilities. (250) 4289445

Auto Services


764 Wynndel Rd



Janis Caldwell-Sawley


Real Estate

Acreage for Sale

Lower prices on Pocket Books

4356 Hwy 21 Open Tuesday - Saturday 11am-4pm 250-428-8830 CAN’T GET Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1-866-9815991.

Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate

BOOKS, & MUCH MORE! Buying & Selling Creston Treasures and Books

?-? 9am-2pm

Advertise in the Advance

ELECTRIC RANGE like new! solid surface, Ceran top; digital display; true convection oven; self-clean; warming oven; paid $1,700, asking $750 OBO. 250-428-6264 (Creston)

Subject to standard lending criteria of Royal Bank of Canada.

Sat Aug 27

310 Dugan St

SAWMILLS FROM only $3997. Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: 1-800-5666899 Ext:400OT.

2005 F550 Ford 12’ deck 3ton,new sideracks, tool boxs,tilt,g.rubber V10auto 167,000km $22,500.00 2007 10’ Southland end dump tandem trailer 7000lb,new 1000CCA battery $6,700.00 1989 Southwind 30’ motor home VG cond. $13,000.00 1994 GMC underground spinkler system supply van with supplies, older 125 CFM Joy compressor, Case Davis Mini Sneaker vibratory plow $10,000.00 2002 Bobcat MT50 walk-behind w/implements$25,450.00 separate or package deal 250-402-9027, 250-428-7245

• Trims • Hot or Cold Shoeing • Corrective/Therapeutic Work

726B - 11 Ave S

Heavy Duty Machinery

2/FAMILY GARAGE SALE Fri. Aug.26, Sat. Aug.27 & Sun. Aug.28. 9am-5pm. 1122 Birch St. GARAGE/MOVING SALE: Sat. Aug 27 & Sun. Aug 28. noon-4pm. 310 Dugan St. Household & lots of misc. GARAGE SALE Sat August 27, 8am-4pm. 412 6th Ave S, off Dougan. No early birds please!


#14 Antique Mobile Park (3510 Erickson Rd)

YARD SALE Sat Aug 27, 8am-3pm. 764 Wynndel Rd. Household, electronics, etc. YARD SALE: Sat Aug 27 9am-2pm only. #14, 3510 Erickson (Antique Trailer Park). YARD SALE Sat & Sun Aug 27 & 28, 8am-5pm. 2753- 38th St. Lister. Camping trailer, windows, doors, household misc.

Misc. for Sale

Cell 250-420-7395

1524 NW Blvd.

YARD SALE Sat Aug 27,8am-2pm. #52- Crestglen Mobile Home Park (off Hwy 21).Christmas items,tools, camping, lots of miscellaneous! YARD SALE Sat Aug 27, 8am2pm. 804 - 11th Ave. S. Household, furniture, books, ornaments & more!

Garage Sales



Call the Advance 250-428-2266

Auto Services


cks Cars/Tru

Complete Motor Vehicle Inspections BWBJMBCMFIFSF

*except motorcycles

rhomes RV·s/Moto


250-428-5321 401 Helen St. (Hwy 3 & 3A) across from Tim Hortons

Canyon Hall

Newly Renovated & Ready for your Events! Ask about the small hall Connie 250-428-2580 Canyon Park Reservations Shelly 250-428-3356 ROTACREST HALL RENTAL Special Occasions/Events Call 250-428-7127 For Information and Booking WEST CRESTON HALL and/or grounds available. Full kitchen facilities. Leona 250-402-6643 Visit

Creston Citizens On Patrol

NEED New members For information call 250-428-9584 Pick up applications from the RCMP

Mobile Homes & Pads

CRESTON: 3/BDRM 2/bath trailer for rent in Crestglen Trailer Park. All newly reno’d and painted. Incl 6 appliances, deck, storage shed and sm back yard. N/S, small pet may be OK. $900/mo + util & DD. Refs req’d. 250-428-1998 LOOKING FOR retired couple: 3/bdrm country living. Many extras. No pets $800/mo call 250-428-7004

Homes for Rent

AVAILABLE immediately in Creston, BC. 3 bedroom custom house in park setting with creek in back. On 1 1/2 acres in town, covered carport and 600sq.ft. covered deck. Located in quiet very private retirement area. Small pets possible. 1150 per month Neg. Call 2504022036 or 4032887559 or email

BOSWELL: SPACIOUS 3/BDRM log house in Mountain Shores Village w/garage and hot tub. Avail immediately $1100+util. Call 250-223-8057 Creston $1200 - 3 bed 2 bath Sept 1. Add in-law suite for $1500. Non-smoking & pet free. 250-770-7888. CRESTON: 2/BDRM 1/BATH Avail Sept 15. Shared laundry, 6 appliances $900+2/3 util. Call 250-428-9192 CRESTON 2/BDRM, small house in town, gas heated house and water, washer, fenced yard & lrg lawn, mature person or couple. 250-4284113 Creston - 4/BDRM. LARGE rural lot, shop, 4/appl. N/S Family. $950/mo. 250-4289503 NEWER 3/BDRM mobile home in upper Kitchener. Incl deck, shed, laundry. Refs required $725/mo+util. 250-4026209 or 604-813-8775.

Property Management PROPERTY MANAGEMENT For your Property Management

Rental & Sales needs Ingrid Voigt

RE/MAX Discovery Real Estate


Shared Accommodation

CRESTON Accomodation available for mature professional working person. N/S,N/P 1500 sq.ft living space, 1-level, 2/bath. Util incl. 250-402-6698 Email: UPSTAIRS BEDROOM & own bathroom. Shared Kitchen, Laundry downstairs. Located on 1/2acre w/large yard. $450/mo. 250-428-4233

Suites, Lower

2/BDRM GROUND level bsmt suite Creston, W/D F/S D/W, microwave. $700/mo incl util, N/S, N/P 250-428-2012 ERICKSON 1/BDRM walkout suite, $850/mo. util incl. 250402-9001




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&) *# 1997 Chrysler Intrepid. 1 owner, only 169,000 km. $3000 OBO 250-428-7120

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)+*++& &)!&*' %# %?D:46:C96B63I8:F6> that creditors and others having claims against the estate of George Joseph Nedelec, deceased, late of Creston, BC are hereby required to send them duly verified to the undersigned executor )2I*49=2<J 9-1505 NW Blvd Creston BC V0B 1G6 on or before September 17, 2011 after which date the assets of the said estate will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have been received.

++" *&-.) FOR SALE: 2005 Ford Explorer XLT, 6 cylinder, 4X4. Dark blue with grey leather interior, excellent condition, 159,000 km. $9900 obo. Phone 250-341-3545 email:

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 $* )) H lifted, standard shift new parts paperwork for work done $&- %$,*+*##   ?3?&)* 250-357-2708 (Salmo)

 -0 Duramax diesel 2500 HD 4/door short box. $7000 may need a new head gasket. Call 250-428-1754.

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Serving the Creston Valley

Shopa's Excavating Ltd.




Wynndel, BC 250-866-5770

Ph/Fx: 250-227-9679 Box 101, Crawford Bay, V0B 1E0



SAND & GRAVEL "We're well worth the call" Serving the Valley since 1968



Call Sean at 250-428-9957 or 250-402-8135 (cell)

When you can


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Mobile Crane Service available

â&#x20AC;˘ Licensed New Home Builder â&#x20AC;˘ Renovations â&#x20AC;˘ Concrete Work â&#x20AC;˘ Quality Assured

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Call Ron Kepke 250-428-4306 Cell 250-428-1973 Marc Dueck Box 646 Creston, BC

Ph: 250-428-8916 Cell: 250-428-1953

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Quality Handcrafted Homes

Garth Rosvold Creston, BC

Anderson & Buchy

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starts from only $50 per month for annual booking Call 250-428-2266


Arlen Johnson, Proprietor 4015 Hwy 3, Erickson BC



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5 yards $150 delivered Cory 250-428-6840



Top Quality ROOFING

10 Year Workmanship Warranty



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30+ Years Experience Licensed & Insured

H:250-402-0057 C:250-435-0198

(250) 254-0197 Creston BC

Kitchen & Bath Renovations

250-428-9835 Cell: 250-254-0857




Furnace & Duct Cleaning Commercial & Residential Central Air Conditioners


Your WINDSHIELD specialists *55 years combined experience

HOUSE CALLS Auto Interiors • Fabric Protection Area Rugs • Flood & Fire Restoration Licensed Painter 408-16 Ave. S. Creston, BC V0B 1G5 Terry Dugdale • Fax 250-428-4819

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Bob & Howard Graham 3020 Hwy 3E, Creston BC


Arrow Mountain

620 Payne St. Creston, BC

71 Units • Easy Access 24/7 Video Surveillance Units accessable 24/7 Attendant living on site Storage Insurance Approved

(turn east between Northstar & Iron Kettle)

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• Septic Tanks • RVs & Boats

Reasonable weekend or monthly rates

Next to Arrow Mountain Truck/Car Touchless Wash 506 D Helen Street

YES! We have a wheelchair accessible toilet

250-428-4053 250-428-6256


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Edwin Johnson 250-428-9097

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• Largest self storage in Creston • 24 hr. Security • Safe, dry storage




250-428-5229 Cell: 254-0364

Journeyman All Aspects of Painting - Residential - Commercial - Interior - Exterior





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“Serving the Creston Valley since 1991”

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Call Rob today 250-428-3551

• 10 – 15 year warranty on quality installations • Waterproof deck & roof surfaces • Construction • Railings • Signs • Home Repair • Painting • Art Work • Picture Framing


André Robert

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Call Dennis

do you have to


Spring/Fall Clean-up Inside or Outside Heavy or Light Work SeniorDiscounts

Serving the Valley since 1995

• Eavestrough • Fascia • Soffit • Vinyl Siding • Metal Roofing • Window Capping

Serving The Valley Since 1986


Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

• Vinyl • Wood • Metal • Hardie

Robert Construction



Experienced Woodworker

Creston Soffit & Siding



•Kitchens•Baths •Drywall•Decks •Basement Finishing •Garage/Shops

Jonathan Darbyshire


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1033-25 Ave S. Creston

Tom Watson cell: 250-254-2305 fax: 250-428-5485


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Serving Creston & Eastshore for over 20 years


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ON NOW AT YOUR BC CHEVROLET DEALERS. 1-800-GM-DRIVE. Chevrolet is a brand of General Motors of Canada. */x/â&#x20AC;Ą/ ÂĽ Offers apply to the purchase of a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Ext Cab 4x4 (R7D) equipped as described. Freight included ($1,450). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offers valid to August 31, 2011. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in the BC Chevrolet Dealer Marketing Association area only. Dealer order or trade may be required. GMCL, Ally Credit or TD Financing Services may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See Chevrolet dealer for details. x$8,000 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit available on 2011 Silverado Ext 4x4 (tax exclusive) for retail customers only. Other cash credits available on most models. See your GM dealer for details. â&#x20AC;Ą Based on a 24 month lease. Rate of 0.8% advertised on new or demonstrator 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Ext Cab 4x4 equipped as described. Annual kilometer limit of 20,000km, $0.20 per excess kilometer OAC by FinanciaLinx Corporation. Monthly payments may vary depending on down payment/trade. Down payment or trade of $2,549 and security deposit may be required. Total obligation is $10,432. Option to purchase at lease end is $16,822 plus applicable taxes. Other lease options available. Applies only to qualified retail customers in Canada. Freight & PDI ($1,450), registration, $350 acquisition fee, air and tire levies and OMVIC fees included. License, insurance, PPSA, dealer fees, excess wear and km charges, and applicable taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Dealer order or trade may be required. Offer may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See participating dealer for details. ÂĽOffer available to retail customers in Canada between June 6, 2011 and August 31, 2011. Applies to new 2011 and 2012 GM vehicles, excluding Chevrolet Volt, Sonic, Orlando, Express and GMC Savana at participating dealers in Canada. Employee price includes freight, excludes license, insurance, registration, fees associated with filing at movable property registry/PPSA fees, duties, marketing fees and taxes. Dealer may sell for less. Limited quantities of 2011 models available. Offer may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. See dealer for details. WBased on Natural Resources Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2010 Fuel Consumption Guide ratings. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. *â&#x20AC; 2010 Chevrolet Silverado with the 5.3L engine and 6 speed transmission and competitive fuel consumption ratings based on Natural Resources Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2010 Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. Excludes hybrids and other GM models. **Offer applies to new 2011 MY Silverado/Sierra Heavy Duty Models delivered between June 6, 2011 and August 31, 2011 at participating dealers in Canada. Dealer order or trade may be required. This offer may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives available on GM vehicles. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See your GM dealer for details.


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West Kootenay Advertiser

Pet overpopulation is a problem YOU can help to

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+25 years experience - At your service

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August 4: First: Verne Warwick, Lou Beduz; second: Louise Catherall, Joan Fahselt; third: Marion and


Make your move with...

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Support SNAP

Knowledge & Experience GET RESULTS! CALL NOW!

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Harold Nygren; fourth: Betty and Jack Bailey. August 8: First: Audrey Vance, Anne Lees; second: Anne Jackson, Lou Beduz; third: Sharon Waugh, Rose Hoag. August 10: First: Wally Stone, Lou




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Thursday, August 25, 2011 Creston Valley Advance

Century 21 Veitch Realty - Creston

Realtor’s Picks

1131 CANYON ST. CRESTON BC, V0B 1G0 250-428-9331 • WWW.C21CRESTON.COM

516 Pine Street, Creston

More than meets the eye. Country kitchen, cozy living room, upper level loft area, plenty of patios & decks for outdoor living. Private rear yard with grapes & fruit trees. Terrific view of the Creston Valley, only


Scott Veitch 250-428-9000

14399 Highway 3A Gray Creek

4 bdrm, 3 bath, 2300 sq.ft. on dbl. lot in town. Close to schools, beautiful full 2 bdrm addition attached. Close to beaches, golfing, boating. RV parking, newer roof, high efficiency furnace w/ a/c.


Cindy Peck 250-402-9107

112 4th Ave. N

Saturday Aug 27 11am-1pm $286,500

Annette Sawall 250-402-3254

5530 Duck Creek Road

Finish the dream! 2 storey home on 12.55 acres, privately located in Wynndel. New windows, doors, water lines already finished plus new flooring & wood stove there for you to install.


436 Williams Rd.

Just reduced! This well thought out executive style home feels like country living on its 4+ acres, but is close to town. Spacious open concept is great for family or entertaining.


Annette Sawall 250-402-3254

1011 Cook Street

Gardener’s delight! Just a short walk from downtown, this beautifully landscaped property has a garden shed, shop, plus a well appointed 2 bedroom, 2 bath home. Truly a must see!



Katherine Woolverton 250-428-5349

Scott Veitch 250-428-9000

1401 Russel Ave.

Looking for a getaway? This is it! This cute 3 bedroom bungalow sits on a ½ of an acre just steps away from the Riondel Golf Course, beach and marina. Ken Woolverton 250-428-6168


With stunning views of the valley, this custom designed house has it all, from the in-ground pool, newly remodelled kitchen & bath to the beautiful park-like setting on 8+ acres. A fantastic place to call home!


Bryan Smithson 250-254-3254

909 Aldrich Road

Bryan Smithson 250-254-3254


Candace Woodall 250-402-9995

330 – 27th Ave. N.

Amazing views in this gorgeous home set in Erickson. Enjoy balconies, beautiful landscaping, expansive fire pit, huge master suite and your very own studio! Room for the whole family so call today!



Custom log home on 2.56 acres w/ panoramic view of the Creston Valley. Open concept 1-owner home boasts a wrap- around deck, dble garage & lots of windows. Entire 2nd floor is the master suite. Many more features!


Shannon Veitch 250-428-6050

5382 Bossio Road


Katherine Woolverton 250-428-5349

916 Dogwood Street

Jamie Wall 250-428-1715

Peter Martin 250-254-0520


Ken Woolverton 250-428-6168

602 E. Lakeview Arrowcreek Road

Rural escape, room for parking, expansion, outdoor living on this 4.8 acre parcel. 4 bdrm, 3 bath renovated home with room for entertainment. Make your appointment today!


245 4th Ave N

Saturday Aug 27 11am-1pm $539,000

Cindy Peck 250-402-9107

422 9th Ave N, Creston

Recently renovated rancher within walking distance to schools & shopping. 3 bdrms, 2 baths, back yard workshop, relaxing patio for your morning coffee. Appliances included, this is ready for you to move right in! Only


Shannon Veitch 250-428-6050

7960 Highway 3

Exceptional property for that peaceful everyday retreat surrounded by a seasonal creek, wildlife, & 41 acres to enjoy any recreational activity you desire. Workshop & 3 bdrm, 2 bath home.

Condo Living – perfect for snowbirds, young family or empty nesters. Renovated with quality and style, fenced yard, carport, upgraded roof & siding. Take a tour today

920 Cook Street

Great investment or starter home! 2 bdrms, new appliances, flooring & paint, alley access with lots of parking. Fantastic deck to sit back and relax. Close to downtown – call today!

2090 Highland Crescent, West Creston

Sit back and relax on your deck – take in the views of your 4.21 acre property with mature cherry trees. Privacy, income potential, upgrades and renovations done for you!

Brand new kitchen and bathroom, 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home on acreage. Includes hot tub on fully screened deck.

Lot 2 27th Ave S, Erickson

9.38 acres of fertile farmland in Erickson. Some producing fruit trees on property, mature evergreens at the back. Amazing views of the Creston Valley. Recently reduced by almost $50,000 to

3796 Lakeview Arrowcreek

Candace Woodall 250-402-9995


Peter Martin 250-254-0520

13526 Mountain Shores

This home has taste & class around every corner, lake views, dream kitchen & breathtaking landscaping. Set in Mountain Shores with no worries about wells or septic, buying has never been easier!


Jamie Wall 250-428-1715

Aug 25, 2011 Creston Valley Advance  

Complete Aug 25, 2011 issue of The Creston Valley Advance newspaper as it appeared in print. For more online, see www.crestonvalleyadvance.c...

Aug 25, 2011 Creston Valley Advance  

Complete Aug 25, 2011 issue of The Creston Valley Advance newspaper as it appeared in print. For more online, see www.crestonvalleyadvance.c...