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Twenty-five running in Nov. 19 municipal elections BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff

Creston Valley voters should expect to hear a lot about local politics in the coming month. A total of 25 candidates are vying for 10 positions on Creston town council, the Regional District of Central Kootenay board and School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). Only RDCK areas A and C will be represented by unopposed candidates. Area C director Larry Binks and Area A director Garry Jackman, both who have completed one term in office, will be elected by acclamation. Area B director John Kettle, who served as the RDCK board chair for the last year and who doubles as chair of the Kootenay East Regional Hospital District, will be opposed by Ed McNiven of Erickson. Creston’s mayor will continue to be a familiar face after the Nov. 19 election, with incumbent Ron Toyota taking on the man he defeated for the job in 2008, Joe Snopek. Snopek was mayor for two terms and also served as a town councillor before that.

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PAINTING THE STREAM — Friday morning was a busy one at the Creston Education Centre gymnasium, as students from Canyon-Lister Elementary School,

Homelinks and Adam Robertson Elementary School joined forces on a Stream of Dreams project, which focuses on keeping watersheds and drains clean so that all — even the fish — can enjoy clean water. Laurel and Brian Ewashen (CLES) and Laurie Riehl (Homelinks) started planning this venture last spring and appreciate the contributions of Wynndel Box and Lumber and Home Hardware Building Centre for their contributions of wood and primer, and Tiffany Gorham for cutting out the fish templates. The final project, a fish mural, is designed for the community to enjoy, and it can be seen on the Centennial Park fence facing Erickson Street.

Town considers tax exemptions BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff


Six properties could benefit from not paying the town’s portion of their property taxes, Creston town council decided on Oct. 11.

A permissive tax exemption bylaw will be introduced to allow the owners to direct more funds into their not-for-profit services. That bylaw must be passed before the end of October, director of finance and corporate services Steffan Klassen said. Applications for exemptions for the

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properties were all made in 2011 and would be in addition to the list of properties already covered under the current bylaw. The exemptions would carry through until 2013 unless use of the properties was changed. See EXEMPTIONS, page 3

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Exemptions a small fraction of budget From page 1 “These services all fall within the town’s priorities,” Klassen told town council. If all six properties are exempted, the cost to the town would be about $9,000, which equates to about 0.17 per cent of the town budget. “That would make a total of 1.8 per cent of our budget would be paid by other taxpayers to make up for all exemptions,” he said. “It does eventually add up — it’s like taking a forced donation from taxpayers. But it also allows council to say, ‘We’ve given at the office,’ when it gets requests for grants-in-aid and other funds from these organizations.” Properties being considered include: •1913 Cook St., where Creston New Life Christian Church operates a thrift shop; •116 Northwest Blvd., where Kootenai Community Centre Society (KCCS) operates New Life Furniture and Recycling, profits from which help pay for its services; •130 Eighth Ave. S., where KCCS operates Teddy Bear Day Care. In the past, only the building has been tax-exempt, and not the land; •1230 Cook St., where KCCS offers youth activities and Prince Charles Secondary School operates a storefront school; •A room in the basement of 1230 Canyon St., or Creston Place, which accommodates the Creston Judo Club, which guarantees no child will be turned away from participating if their family can’t afford membership fees; and •221 11th Ave. N., leased by the Sasquatch Arts and Music Society for public entertainment events. The exemption would be contingent on the society producing a certificate of incorporation and a lease through 2013. Council Briefs •The Town of Creston will not likely participate in the Pitch-In Canada cleanup campaign after the success of last year ’s Dash for Trash, which occurred just before Creston Valley Blossom Festival. •Council voted to support the Lower Kootenay Band’s (LKB) application for an Aboriginal agriculture initiative proposal that would expand agriculture on the LKB reserve. •Town staff will help co-ordinate a community proposal to

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get a Columbia Basin Trust grant for youth activities. The grants are for $100,000 per community spread over a four-year period. •A letter was received from Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall in which she explained information about mining exploration activities now in progress in and around the Arrow Creek and Duck Lake watersheds. •Council voted to support a request from AB-BC Recreation and Resources to open Ricky’s All Day Grill an additional hour on Friday and Saturday nights, until 1 a.m. The restaurant is being constructed as part of the Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre currently being built at the intersection of Highways 3 and 3A. •A plan to install a mural including approximately 150 painted wooden fish on the Centennial Park fence was approved. Creston school students worked last week to create a “Stream of Dreams to raise awareness about the importance of water as a natural resource. •A parcel of land adjacent to the waste water treatment plant will be leased for five years to Don Sciog for farming purposes. The 14-acre property will lease for $1,625 annually. •A grant application will be made to Tire Stewardship BC to cover half the cost of installing a coloured rubber surface on the Rotary Splash Park in Centennial Park. The surface, with an anticipated eight-year life, would eliminate the need for the twice-yearly non-slip coating application the concrete surface now gets at a cost of $5,000 a year. The town’s cost of the overlay would be $17,500. •Council gave Coun. Wes Graham approval to attend a meeting he has arranged with the Minister of Transportation later this month. Mayor Ron Toyota will also attend, along with town manager Lou Varela, who will be in Vancouver on a course at the time. The meeting is to discuss Highway 3 realignment to Cook Street. •Coun. Judy Gadicke reported that the abandoned mineshaft in the Bayonne Creek area that her husband, Ken, fell into with his snowmobile last winter has now been filled in. The Ministry of Energy and Mines contracted with Hedlund Construction to seal the exposed shaft and the work was recently completed, she said. 3

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READY TO OCCUPY — Occupy Creston protest organizers Joanne Ferry and Tamara Fox had their signs ready on Friday in preparation for Saturday's protest, which drew about 30 people to the Canyon Street Walkthrough. In response to the success of the protest, a group has been formed of concerned citizens who would like to share ideas and converse about taking action in the Creston community. For more information visit

Society gets post office grant BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff

The Three Voices of Healing Society’s Wellness Centre was the recipient of a $46,225 grant from the Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health last week. Norm Ouellet, Canada Post area manager for the Kootenays, presented the cheque to the centre’s executive director, Delena Tikk. “I’m proud to tell you that employees of the Creston post office pitched $315 of their own money to kick start this year’s fundraising campaign,” Ouellet said. Kootenay offices raised $11,000 this year, well over their target of $8,600, he added. A total of $200,000 was raised in B.C. “I am very grateful to accept this cheque on behalf of Three Voices,” Tikk said. She said the money would be used to bring in a clinical psychologist to work with clients, a service that the society was no longer able to afford before the grant was awarded. “The Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health is a registered not-for-profit charity that operates at arm’s length from Canada Post,” Ouellet said. “Since 2008, Canada Post customers, employ-

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(From left) Canada Post Kootenay manager Norm Ouellet and Jacques Bellerive, operations director for Pacific Local Area, Three Voices of Healing Society director Joe Pierre, wellness centre executive director Delena Tikk, and Creston post office lead hand Jim Ryckman.

ees, suppliers and the public have raised more than $4.8 million for the foundation. More than $600,000 of those funds were distributed in B.C.” Oullet said customers support the foundation by purchasing mental health stamps or mental health Priority Next AM or Xpresspost domestic prepaid envelopes. Customers and employees can also contribute directly. The Three Voices of Healing

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Town of Creston 2011 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTION NOTICE OF ELECTION BY VOTING PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of the Town of Creston that an election by voting is necessary to elect a Mayor, six Councillors and one School Trustee, and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are: Mayor - One (1) to be elected SURNAME USUAL NAME Joe SNOPEK Ron TOYOTA Councillor - Six (6) to be elected SURNAME USUAL NAME Rhonda BARTER Tanya DUCHARME Malcolm FERGUSON Judy GADICKE Wesly GRAHAM Renee Lynn KYLE Justin LYSOHIRKA Louis MIHALY Jerry SCHMALZ Scott VEITCH Ingrid VOIGT Ed VONDRACEK Joanna WILSON School Trustee - One (1) to be elected SURNAME USUAL NAME Paullette FRANCOEUR Melanie JOY Heather SUTTIE

RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 520 - 8th Avenue South, Creston 10573 Highway 3A, Sanca RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 2433A Cedar Street, Creston 2812 Erickson Street, Erickson 703 Murdoch Street, Creston 1912 Alder Street, Creston 125 – 10th Avenue North, Creston 4716 – 44th Street, Canyon 919 Regina Street, Creston 233A – 5th Avenue North, Creston #10, 1505 Northwest Boulevard, Creston 1421 – 1st Avenue NW, Creston 215 – 4th Avenue North, Creston 436 – 10th Avenue North, Creston 907 Vancouver Street, Creston RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 436 Davies Road, Creston 1017 Ibbitson Street, Creston 342 – 20th Avenue South, Creston

VOTING OPPORTUNITIES ADVANCE VOTING will be open at the Creston Town Hall, 238 – 10th Avenue North, on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, and Wednesday, November 9, 2011, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. SPECIAL VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be open on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at Swan Valley Lodge, 818 Vancouver Street, between the hours of 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Crest View Village, 800 Cavell Street, between the hours of 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.; and, Creston Valley Hospital, 312 - 15th Avenue North, between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Only those qualified electors who are patients or staff at the time of voting may vote at this special voting opportunity. GENERAL VOTING DAY will be open to qualified electors of the Town of Creston on Saturday, November 19, 2011 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Creston & District Community Complex (Rec. Centre), 312 – 19th Avenue North, Creston, BC. Voting will be held in the Erickson Room located on the main floor. CURBSIDE VOTING: Where a request is made to the Chief Election Officer and/or Deputy Election Officer for a mobile voting station to be brought outside the place of voting, so that a person who has a physical disability or whose mobility is impaired to the extent that they cannot physically enter the place of voting, can vote from within their vehicle. Curbside voting will be available on Advance Voting Days at Town Hall and on General Voting Day at the Creston & District Community Complex (Rec. Centre), from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

ELECTOR REGISTRATION If you are not on the list of electors, you may register at the time of voting by completing the required application form available at the voting place. To register you must meet the following qualifications: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

18 years of age or older; Canadian citizen; resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding voting day; resident of OR registered owner of real property in the Town of Creston for at least 30 days immediately preceding voting day; and, not otherwise disqualified by law from voting.

Resident electors will also be required to produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). Picture identification is not necessary. The identification must prove both residency and identity. Non-resident property electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) to prove identity, proof that they are entitled to register in relation to the property, and if applicable, written consent from the other property owners.

MAIL BALLOT VOTING Qualified electors may vote by mail if they: (a) have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects their ability to vote at another voting opportunity, OR (b) expect to be absent from the Town of Creston on general voting day and at the times of all advance voting opportunities. REQUESTING A MAIL BALLOT PACKAGE: Before 4:00 p.m. on November 17, 2011 you must submit the following information to the Town office by mail (PO Box 1339, Creston, BC, V0B 1G0), telephone (250-428-2214, ext. 226 or 233), fax (250-428-9164) or email ( or 1. 2. 3. 4.


Full name; Residential address; Address of the property in relation to which you are voting (for non-resident property electors); Method of delivery of your mail ballot package: (i) pick up at Town office, OR (ii) regular letter mail through Canada Post to residential address, OR (iii) regular letter mail through Canada Post to an alternate address that you provide when requesting the ballot package; If you are not on the list of electors, to ensure you receive the correct registration application form in your package, you must indicate whether you are going to be registering as a resident or non-resident property elector.

The Town of Creston will send out mail ballot packages commencing on or about October 31, 2011. To be counted, your mail ballot must be received by the Chief Election Officer at the Town office (238 – 10th Avenue North) no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2011, and at the Creston & District Community Complex (Rec Centre, 312 – 19th Avenue North, Erickson Room) no later than 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2011. All questions regarding the above may be directed to Bev Caldwell, Chief Election Officer, at 250-428-2214, ext. 226, or Donna Cassel, Deputy Election Officer, at 250-428-2214, ext. 233. Dated this 20th day of October, 2011. Bev Caldwell Chief Election Officer

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Drivers pay for various infractions BY LORNE ECKERSLEY Advance Staff

keep to the right ($109). •Cash was stolen during a break and entry to the Anglican church. Creston RCMP responded to 72 The investigation continues. calls for service from Oct. 10-16, •The driver of a Dodge Ram Cpl. Monte Taylor said on Monday. pickup whose breaks apparently October 11 failed on the bridge on Nick’s Island •The driver of a blue Toyota that Road South went over the bank but was reported to have passed a school was not injured. bus displaying flashing lights was •Investigation of a report about located and given a warning. Taylor a fight in the 300 block of 26th reminds readers that all traffic from Avenue North led police to one parboth directions is required to stop ticipant, where it was learned that when a school bus has its lights flash- alcohol had been a factor. Shortly ing. The fine for not doing so is $167. after, police located the second man, •A female with a learner’s per- who was shirtless. He began to yell mit was reported to be driving and scream and was arrested, then without a licensed person in the held in police cells until sober. passenger seat in Riondel. She was •A trailer burned to the ground located and warned. on Maryland Creek forest service •A Cook Street parking lot hit and road. The owner was not inside at run driver in a gold-brown pickup the time. was located and issued a $368 ticket •A male driver who was followed for failing to remain at the scene. from a Canyon Street parking lot was •A Riverview Road resident stopped on Elm Street and found to reported getting false calls about a be impaired. His driver’s licence was death in the family from an intoxi- suspended for 90 days and the vehicated Alberta caller. cle was impounded for 30 days. •Police tracked down a male October 12 driver reported as having no licence •Police are investigating a report in the 200 block of 16th Avenue from the Ministry of Children and North. He was issued a $598 ticket, Family Development about a posa court appearance is pending and sible sexual assault. the vehicle was impounded. •A male reported losing a blue •A female was located at her wallet with a Kokanee logo somehome after it was reported that she where in Creston. had driven through a stop sign, hit •An abandoned 911 call from the a vehicle and fled the scene on 24th 11000 block of Hall Road at Sanca Street in Lister. She admitted to Creek was determined to have been having been intoxicated but said caused by phone line problems. she had no memory of the incident. •A elderly female called for an She was issued tickets for failing to ambulance because her husband remain at the scene ($368), disobey- was not breathing. When emergening a stop sign ($167) and failing to cy personnel arrived it was determined the husband was actually in the hospital at the time. HYDRANT His wife was taken to MAINTENANCE the same location for an assessment. October 13 •Two people reportPlease be advised that Town Crews will be carrying ed a suspicion that an out their hydrant maintenance program starting October 3 and continuing for approximately 4 elderly male in Canyon weeks. might be a victim of elder abuse. The Interior During this period the water may become cloudy. Should this happen, we ask that you flush Health Authority will your lines by running cold water to clear any make an assessment of murkiness. the situation. •A male on Cedar Thank you for your cooperation during this period. Street reported that his wife has been cashing Please contact the Town Hall during regular office cheques made out to hours, 250-428-2214, ext. 233, if you have any him without his knowlquestions. edge. The situation has Iain Bell been going on since Director of Engineering and Public Works 2003. Police are investigating. •When patrolling police noticed a car running a stop sign on Northwest Boulevard, the 37-year-old female driver was followed. She ran another stop sign and was stopped, where tests revealed she was over the legal alcohol limit. She was issued two tickets for running stop signs ($167 each) and another for failing to produce a driver’s licence ($81). Her driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days. See POLICE, page 5

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From page 1 Thirteen candidates are jostling for six town council positions, including incumbents Tanya Ducharme, Judy Gadicke, Wesly Graham, Jerry Schmalz and Joanna Wilson. Len Folkman is the only incumbent not running in the coming election. Challengers include Rhonda Barter, Malcolm Ferguson, Renee Kyle, Justin Lysohirka, Louis Mihaly, Scott Veitch, Ingrid Voigt and former councillor Ed Vondracek, who failed in his 2008 re-election bid.

School board chair Mel Joy, who represents the Town of Creston, is being challenged by Paulette Francoeur and Heather Suttie. In the school district’s South Rural zone, incumbents Annette Hambler-Pruden and Verna MayersMcKenzie have three challengers. Vladimir Certik, Bob Gollan and Rebecca Huscroft have each filed nomination papers. The Nov. 10 edition of the Creston Valley Advance will feature complete election coverage, including information about each of the candidates.

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From page 4 October 14 •An orange Huffy BMX-style bike was stolen from the 3200 block of Highway 3 on Oct. 12. •A concrete ornamental gargoyle valued at $200 was stolen from the 400 block of Seventh Avenue. •Creston police served a summons on a Creston male on behalf of Kelowna RCMP. He is charged with theft under $5,000. •Creston RCMP assisted the traffic division by getting a statement from a witness to a fatal accident in the Castlegar area. •Police have no suspects in a hit and run in a Cook Street parking lot. •A female in Gray Creek reported that the father of her child was intoxicated when in custody of the child, in breach of a court order. •When the driver of a 1998 black Ford Explorer nearly hit a police car on 15th Avenue North, he was stopped and found to be over the legal limit for alcohol. He was issued a 90-day driving

prohibition and the vehicle was impounded for 30 days. •An adult male who confronted a male youth for beating up his son was pepper-sprayed by the fearful 15-year-old. October 15 •A vehicle windshield was smashed on Helen Street. •An abandoned vehicle was towed from Sixth Avenue South at Goat River Road. •A vehicle did doughnuts on the lawn and gravel drive of a residence in the 100 block of Canyon Street, causing considerable damage. •A 300-pound ornamental fountain was dumped into a pond in the 500 block of 33rd Avenue North. •A $2,500 bicycle that was stolen from Maple Place was later recovered and returned to its owner. •Police checking vehicles on Kootenay River Road noticed an approaching vehicle pull over. When they to got the vehicle, it was unoccupied, but they later found the driver who

fled because he was “scared”, he said. He had also been consuming alcohol. The vehicle was towed and he was given a warning because police couldn’t prove he had been driving. October 16 •A 911 hang-up call was determined to have come from a female who accidentally discharged a bear spray canister. •Police received two reports about a pit bull that attacked pedestrians in the 100 block of 19th Avenue North. No injuries were reported and the incidents have been referred to the Town of Creston bylaw department. •Five males were reported to be pulling a naked male on skis on Pine Street. The complainant apparently didn’t notice whether the skis were downhill or cross-country models. •A male driver was hospitalized after missing a turn at the Yahk Slough Bridge at an excessive speed, hitting a concrete barrier and flipping his vehicle. He was also issued a $368 ticket for driving without due care.

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Very interesting. With nominations now closed for the November town council, regional district and school board elections, we will be treated to some hotly contested races. Only two incumbents, Regional District of Central Kootenay directors Larry Binks and Garry Jackman have been given a free pass — all the others will have to fight to retain their positions. Democracy, it appears, is alive and well in the Creston Valley. I suppose it shouldn’t come as a surprise that there is so much interest in town council, with 14 candidates fighting for six positions. Because Creston town council is the only government that meets locally, it is of far greater appeal — you have to be pretty committed to want to make a regular drive over to Nelson for regional district and school board meetings, especially in the winter. A scan through the list of nine newcomers who will challenge five incumbents brings to mind all kinds of possibilities. Some possible configurations for the next council could end up to be a major train wreck, given the personalities involved. Other combinations could result in very good councils. Predicting local election outcomes is akin to buying lottery tickets, but I do think there will be some new faces on the next council. If there is any surprise about the mayoralty race, it is that it will be fought only by the incumbent and his predecessor. Rumors had been rampant for months that others were

thinking about entering the race but this election will be between two men who are very well known to the public.

served as a regional district director for Area C. She is seeking her second term on the Kootenay Lake school board. Creston’s highest profile politician is indisputably John Kettle, whose trademark black hat has become a familiar sight throughout the province. Kettle chairs the RDCK and the Kootenay East Regional Hospital District board and is well connected to the provincial Lorne Eckersley and federal government. His challenger will have to put It will be fascinating on election up a strong campaign to make this night to follow the results for one a race. school board positions. In the Town It’s a healthy sign to see so much of Creston, Mel Joy will have to interest in these elected positions. beat out two others to retain her While I suspect at least some of the seat. She’s had a higher profile than inexperienced candidates are quite any recent Creston area trustee, naïve about what the jobs actually having chaired the school board for entail, everyone has to start somethe last year and also serving as the where. And successful candidates do chair of the BC Public School get training about their roles before Employers Association. In that they actually role up their sleeves capacity, Joy has spent plenty of and get to work. time in front of microphones during Having races for most of the posithe acrimonious contract negotiations is only part of the story, though. tions with teachers, and she has The greatest, and simplest, responsilearned a lot about politics at the bility lies with voters. It takes only a provincial election. Challengers will small commitment of time and interhave to be very well organized to est to become an informed voter — unseat her. read this newspaper, attend an elecIn the South Rural zone, incumtion forum, chat with candidates who bents Annette Hambler-Pruden knock on doors and you will be as and Verna Mayers-McKenzie have well prepared as you need to be to three others to grapple with. cast a vote. I suspect that, to a person, the Again, experience will be on the incumbents’ side. Hambler-Pruden candidates would tell us that a strong voter turnout would be the is the longest serving trustee, with best payback for their willingness to more than two decades of service put themselves into the limelight. to her credit. Mayers-McKenzie Lorne Eckersley is the publisher of was a school board trustee elsethe Creston Valley Advance. where in the province before she

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Making sense of the code

The first time I saw one or at least noticed it was two weeks ago and in a magazine I was looking at. It was vaguely recognisable as a barcode but I wasn’t really sure; it looks more like a tiny crossword puzzle with small squares, a lot of them filled in with no discernable pattern. According to the allknowing all-seeing Internet, these barcodetype things are called QR codes, the QR for quick response. I have also seen it referred to as a snap code but that does not appear to be in wide use. It is a cellphone readable barcode that can store website URLs, plain text, phone numbers, email addresses and any other alphanumeric data. Apparently (Internet again) they originated in Japan in 1994 and only very recently made their way over here. There were first used to code car parts in the car industry (Wikipedia) but have been picked up by businesses and organisations to provide instant access to their websites and email, among other things. They can be found in magazines, on business cards and on buses, and I saw a very big one the other day in Kelowna on a roadside sign advertising a new condo

building. With your iPhone, Smartphone, Android phone or whatever you are using that comes with the scanner, you can instantly access the website that tells you a

A quick trip to the Internet again just answered a question I had that I wished I hadn’t. The new Canadian passports are using QR codes. The company doing them is CodeZ QR, an American Company out of Houston, Texas, which is a division of the much larger American Company COPI. Why are Americans claiming they need jobs when we give them ours? We are such good friends. It had to happen: The last book to arrive in the mail for the library collection is titled The Dragon with the Girl Tattoo. Also just in are two copies of the new Lee Child book, The Affair, and the audio book. I have the audio book. Child (who is actually a British writer named Jim Grant) is good. The Okanagan system has had over 350 reserves on the book, but our reserve list is somewhat shorter — a great deal shorter, in fact. Tom Cruise must have paid someone big money because he is playing Jack Reacher in the 2013 movie, One Shot, a Jack Reacher novel written in 2005. The book character Reacher is six-foot-five; Cruise is five-foot-six. I don’t think so and not only because of his height. Ann Day is the chief librarian at the Creston and District Public Library.

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300-foot condo in a building in Kelowna is going to cost more your house on two acres in Creston, your trailer in Yuma and your RV put together. When you scan the QR code in a magazine you can go directly to the sales site of the kitchen cupboards you are looking at and order them. You and your money can part company with even great ease now with another technological aid to capitalism. From a more pragmatic, library perspective, if library items had the code on them, you could scan it with your phone, which would take you right to the library website and your account and you could renew them in seconds if you needed to.

Creston Valley Advance Thursday, October 20, 2011

Invasion ruins Libya

To the Editor: In the Sept. 22 issue of the Creston Valley Advance, Vladimir Certik wrote about the travesty being perpetrated in Libya by the Western powers. I wholly concur with his statements. Libya was country with a modern developed infrastructure, and all this has been bombed systematically. What has this destruction got to do with “protecting the lives of civilians”? Libya’s multi-billion-dollar development of vast underground aquifers had been dubbed the “eighth wonder of the world”. This has been destroyed and people are now without water. In April the Down syndrome school in Tripoli was bombed, in June the University of Tripoli was bombed, in July the Great Manmade River irrigation system, which also supplied Libyans with drinking water was bombed, and in August the Hospital at Zliten was bombed, an act which is against all international law. Today, the “New Libya’s” former high-quality free health care is non-existent, hospitals are without power, without pharmaceuticals, incubators, life support machines or surgery services. All this tragedy, and NATO has a clear mandate to protect civilian lives? Come on: We are fed nothing but lies — this is another Iraq situation. Rebuilding contracts are already being divided up between contractors in the West. At the Friends of Libya meeting held in Paris on Sept. 1, hosted by British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, a British official is quoted as saying in the Economist, “NATO’s involvement in the Libyan uprising means that we now own it.” There are already talks going on as to how Libya’s oil will be shared. Yes, Gaddafi was a tyrant, but the West has tolerated and supported many worse dictators when it suited their purposes. Gaddafi had created a modern nation from which his people benefited greatly. An alliance of 28 nations, of which Canada was one, descended on a nation of seven million, a modern nation, reducing it to a pre-

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industrial age. I am very, very ashamed of my country being a part of this. Gaddafi’s greatest crime was that he was a strong influence on the oil producing nations and he was advocating that the price of oil should be based on gold rather than on the U.S. dollar. This would have been the last straw to an already bankrupt U.S. Alex Ewashen Creston

Concerned about airport To the Editor: As Creston and area prepares for another municipal election, I want to bring to voters’ and taxpayers’ attention to some of the issues I have had over the last 15 months with some of our public officials and the airport society. As a pilot and a former airplane owner, I rented a tie-down spot at the Creston airport. Last summer, I came home from holidays in July and discovered the airport society had moved my plane without permission and upon inquiry as to why, was given three different reasons by three different people, none of the reasons constituting an emergency, which I could have accepted. I approached the society last August and requested an apology and assurance that my plane and others would not be touched without permission again because planes are personal property, they are expensive personal property and unknown handling of one’s plane could create a dangerous in-flight incident due to unrecognized damage to the plane by an unauthorized move. As I explained my feelings to the five board members in attendance at the August meeting, one of the board members said, “You write an apology and we’ll sign it.” He then turned to the other four board members and stated, “Let’s raise the tie down fees to $100 per month and be done with it!” The fees are currently $15 per month. I took this to mean that the board was trying to drive out anybody without a lot of money. Within a few weeks, the society drew up a new contract demanding pilots sign it, essentially then agreeing that the

society could touch anybody’s plane at any time for any purpose. Upon inquiry with several other airports in B.C., this new contractual agreement has no equal. Also of note is that some of the rules in this contract do not apply if the pilot owns a hangar. Most of the airport society members either don’t have a plane or have access to a hangar. Over the last year, I have contacted our mayor on many occasions and even made a submission to town council about my concerns with the airport society. Mayor Ron Toyota was the original president of the airport society but apparently he has no clout with it anymore. In fact, after three written submissions from three different pilots complaining about the society and the way they have been treated, Mr. Toyota just tells me he needs more complaints. To my knowledge, at this point, three pilots have sold their planes at deep losses to themselves just to get away from the misery of dealing with this self-serving society. Other pilots are upset, but not willing to make noise because the society has so much power over them and they still want to keep their planes here in Creston, so they suffer in silence and grudgingly comply with the demands. The society is now building a $375,000 “clubhouse” cleverly disguised as an emergency services building. The photo in the Aug. 25 Advance has a strategically placed ambulance in the background of the site of the new clubhouse to fool the taxpaying public into thinking that their Book your money is going to Bottle promote Drive, the safety and well-being of the community. a great idea Our elected officials, Mayor Toyota for a and Area B Director, John Kettle are not FUNDby backing doing the voters any service RAISER! or supporting this project. The current building serving as the airport terminal is more than adequate for the present and near future activity at the Creston airport. There is plenty of training space at the rec centre and fire halls in the area without spending public money on another “emergency” or “training” facility. Make no mistake: This building is really a fancy clubhouse paid for with public money that will serve the wealthy few. Make an educated choice this November when we elect the men and women who will represent us and spend our money. Keith Goforth Erickson

NDP to fight against smart meters

With the beginning of October, MLAs I have to say that it is frustrating are back in the legislature. For the first enough that the Liberals ignore the time in a long time, we’re having a fall countless petitions NDP members have session. Prior to this session the BC presented in the legislature and the facts Liberal government had us sit for a we present during debates, but to see mere 24 days out of 16 months. So as you can imagine, I am very glad to be getting back to the house to raise your concerns and address the issues important to this region. One issue that I am hearing more and more about is smart meters. Since Sept. 30 when the Union of BC Municipalities Michelle Mungall passed a motion calling for a moratorium on BC Hydro’s installation of these devices, the issue has really them ignore the pleas of local governpicked up steam. A major provincial ments and citizens is outrageous. After organization whose membership is the way they handled the HST, you comprised of local leaders made a clear would expect them to have learned their statement that reflects what they are lesson. hearing on the ground. Smart meters are Some of the issues the NDP has been controversial and are being instituted raising start with the $1 billion price tag with no public consultation at a price to force smart meters into peoples’ tag of $1 billion. In response, local gov- homes. If we are going to spend this ernments wisely said to slow down and much of your tax dollars on something, take a better look at this decision. The it had better do something amazing. Liberals responded by saying “Too bad, The claim is that smart meters will we’re doing it anyway.” cause a reduction in energy consump-

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tion and reward those who use energy in off-peak hours. However, when we look at other jurisdictions, this just isn’t the case. Last year, my NDP colleague John Horgan, MLA for Juan de Fuca and Opposition critic for energy, noted in a press release that “the Ontario experience has shown that smart meters don't work when it comes to conserving energy and saving money. Instead, they are proving to do just the opposite.” In Toronto alone, 84 per cent of residents’ bills went up as a result of smart meters. Supporting home retrofits, public transit and stronger emissions standards have better results for energy conservation and saving people money. Just think how much we could have done with $1 billion. Not only should the public have been consulted on smart meters since they are being forced into private homes, but there should have been some public oversight in reviewing such a major capital expenditure by our public utility. See NDP, page 8 7

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Thursday, October 20, 2011 Creston Valley Advance

Service excellence creates memorable visit

It is always interesting to get away and see how the rest of the world functions in comparison with our little valley. Case in point: On a recent trip to Edmonton, we overnighted in Airdrie, which is just north of Calgary, and as we always do, seized the opportunity to check out the community complex. In this case, it was Genesis Place, which, if you ever get the chance, you should check out. Being slightly biased, of course, I think ours is better, but their facility, done in two phases, boasts six pools, a waterslide, gymnasiums, a 13,000-square-

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From the Centre Neil Ostafichuk

Our tour guide at the Airdrie complex, Brook, is in charge of the customer service representatives (CSRs), of which they have about 25 in total. I first spoke with Brook many years ago when we were in the design phase and picked her brain about subjects that were foreign to us — such as memberships, fitness facilities and leisure pools — but have since become old hat. Her passion for customer service is awe-inspiring — she differentiates between regular customer service, which is expected, but not always achieved (as we found in other parts of our round trip to Edmonton), and the next level, which is service excellence. You know when you have experienced this because you leave feeling better than when you arrived. It doesn’t have to be huge — little things like the person greets you with a smile that is genuine, gives their full attention or acknowledges your existence if they are busy with another customer and goes that

extra little step that they really don’t have to but do. One small example is when we were leaving Genesis Place, the CSR stopped what she was doing, which happened to be processing a lobby full of schoolkids, and called across to us, asking if we enjoyed our swim and that we have a safe trip, obviously knowing via osmosis that we were travellers (or maybe I just look that odd that they knew I wasn’t from them parts). I hear many similar conversations at our facility, where our CSRs and other staff know many people by name (another small-town benefit) and joke around or are glad to see people use the facility. There always has to be a “small world” experience in any of our travels — in this case it was at a luggage store in a mega mall just south of Airdrie where my better half was examining wallets. As probably most women will attest, you of course can’t just look at a few; you have to carefully examine all 80 of them while the salesperson waited quietly and I attempted to slash my wrists with a plastic spoon I found. In a very short length of time, my wife discovered that the woman was from Yahk and that her parents still live there. All of a sudden, the atmosphere perked up as it always does when you find that common connection a long ways from home. Service excellence, no matter what business, is looking for that common connection or personalizing the experience so

you feel that you are the most important customer at that moment. We should be treating people the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Don’t forget the John Bucyk Arena grand opening is Oct. 23 from 2-5 p.m., followed by a free swim — check out details in our advertisement on page 11 of this issue of the Creston Valley Advance. Neil Ostafichuk is the recreation supervisor at the Creston and District Community Complex.

NDP will raise issue

From page 7 If there had, I might not be even writing this column. However, the Liberals meddled with the BC Utilities Commission and removed its ability to review such expenditures. Instead of ignoring community leaders, the premier’s response after the UBCM resolution should have been to send the $1 billion project to the independent BCUC for review. My NDP colleagues and I will continue to raise this issue in the house. In advance, I thank you for continuing to share with me your concerns on this and many other issues. Michelle Mungall is the member of the legislative assembly for the Nelson-Creston provincial riding, and is the Opposition critic for advanced education, youth and labour market development.

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Creston Valley Advance Thursday, October 20, 2011

Cats win one of three BY BRIAN LAWRENCE Advance Editor

The Creston Valley Thunder Cats kicked off a three-game weekend with a 6-2 win over the Columbia Valley Rockies on Oct. 13. “I’m really happy with how they played that game,” said Garth Ludwar, assistant coach of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey league team. “There were a couple of little mental mistakes, but all in all I’m happy with the team.” Scoring started 30 seconds into the game when Jovi Fabbri scored on a power play, a few minutes before a Rockies goal. He scored a second power-play goal late in the first period. Trevor LeBlanc, Trevor Hanna and Brock Ward added goals in the second period, LeBlanc’s on a power play, and the visiting Rockies also netted a second. Andrew Hodder scored the Thunder Cats’ final goal of the game unassisted in the third period. The team stuck to its systems, Ludwar said, and he was impressed by the performance of C.J. Caputo. “He might not have scored, but his effort was definitely appreciated, and the rest of the team stepped up to match his effort,” said Ludwar. The Thunder Cats continued to capitalize on power plays in Friday’s game against the Castlegar Rebels, which they ultimately lost 5-3. Brandon Formosa and Scott Swiston scored power-play goals in the first period, edged by three Castlegar goals. “Defensively, our zone broke down and they scored two that shouldn’t have happened,” said Ludwar. A lack of effort in the second period led to a fourth Rebels goal, but Jesse Collins managed a power-play goal for the Thunder Cats in the third before the Rebel scored an emptynetter. “We definitely stepped it up in the third period,” said Ludwar. “We were a different team … but we dug ourselves into that hole and didn’t come back.”

On Saturday, the Thunder Cats travelled to Washington to take on the Spokane Braves, a game that ended in an unfortunate, but not unexpected, 3-2 loss. “Its always tough to come out with a W in Spokane because they’ve got the hometown advantage.” The game started with a Thunder Cats goal by Swiston 40 seconds into the period, with no Spokane response until there were four minutes left. The Thunder Cats could have dominated the period if the team had been more focused. “I thought we should have had a fairly good lead by the end of the first if we’d been playing our game,” said Ludwar. As with the night before, things broke down in the second period, when the Thunder Cats allowed two more Spokane goals due to penalty trouble — they racked up 38 minutes and two game misconducts in that period alone. Despite the discouraging second period, Formosa managed a single Thunder Cats goal in the third period. “It’s pretty hard to come back when you’re shorthanded,” said Ludwar. This weekend, the Thunder Cats travel to Kimberley on Friday night to take on the Dynamiters, who visit Creston on Saturday. “We’re looking forward to it because last time they gave us a drubbing,” said Ludwar. “We’re looking forward to the games and rising to the occasion.”



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Thursday, October 20, 2011 Creston Valley Advance

Season over for tennis club

Volleyball champs


Creston Valley Tennis Club members ushered out the summer with a smash during a seasonending doubles tournament Sept. 24. Brilliant blue skies and 30-degree temperatures — the last of the year — provided perfect conditions for a daylong event attended by 20 players, with ages ranging from 11 to senior citizens. The 14 men and six women competed in an ongoing series of 10-minute mini-matches, each with a different partner, earning ribbons for every victory.

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Marcus Bell battles bright sunlight while serving during the Creston Valley Tennis Club’s season-ending tournament on the last hot day of summer. The Grade 7 student at Canyon-Lister Elementary School was among the top ribbon-winners with seven.

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The Prince Charles Secondary School junior boys and girls won their home tournament on the weekend. The boys had a four-team draw and played Elkford in the final. The girls had an eight-team tournament and defeated Mt. Baker (Cranbrook) in the final. The junior girls (above) are coached by Gillian Kemle and Dianne MacDonald and the junior boys (below) are coached by Mike Nelson. Riley Hills was named PCSS MVP for the boys’ team and Kelsey Lind was names PCSS MVP for the girls’ team.

At the end of the day, Clayton Fenrick and Brian Bell had amassed the most ribbons (10) to share the men’s title, while Kim Harding topped the women’s division with eight ribbons. Ani McDowell and Irmgard Truemper tied for second with seven apiece. It was the first such event for the club since a similar tournament was first held in 2010. The response was so enthusiastic that the club is considering holding the tournaments more frequently in 2012. The club is open to new members of all ages, with perks including fun tournaments, club nights, instruction (for youths) and access to the tennis courts for night play. Membership dues are used to pay for maintenance and upgrading of the courts.

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Bowling BORDERLINE BOWLING Oct. 4-10 Sunday Mixed Ladies’ single-triple: Marlene McGunigle, 247-630. Men’s single: Kevin Viers, 338. Men’s triple: Ralph McGunigle, 742. POA: Marlene McGunigle, 69. Wednesday Matinee Ladies’ single-triple: Shirley Bloodworth, 250-635. Men’s single-triple: Doug Rea, 238-546.


POA: Rose MacKinnon, 95. Wednesday Mixed Ladies’ single-triple: Kim McTeer, 270-609. Men’s single: Bob Bergman, 294. Men’s triple: Ralph McGunigle, 723. POA: Don Melnychuk, 146. Thursday Golden Age Ladies’ single-triple: Marlene McGunigle, 191-530. Men’s single-triple: Mike Seaton, 262-673. POA: Seaton, 124. Thursday Men’s Single-triple: Bob Bergman, 362-773.

POA: Garry Edwards, 100. Special Olympics Three Games Ladies’ single: Tina Rees, 188. Ladies’ triple: Kathy Schmidt, 467. Men’s single-triple: Robert Ganser, 180-460. POA: Jackson Goosen, 114. Two Games Ladies’ single: Heather Dugdale, 135. Ladies’ double: Janice Androsoff, 230. Men’s single-double: Bob Letcher, 94-186. POA: Sandy Rauchart, 31.

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Women encouraged to get tested during Pap Awareness Week BC CANCER AGENCY

The BC Cancer Agency is urging women to get screened for cervical cancer by getting a Pap test during Pap Awareness Week, which runs Oct. 23-29. In Creston, testing will be available by appointment any time next week, as well as on Nov. 3 from 5-7 p.m. at the Options for Sexual Health clinic at 312 15th Ave. N. Call 250428-3877 for an appointment. A Pap test is used to collect a sample of cells from the cervix, which is then sent to the BC Cancer Agency to check for any abnormal changes. Pap Awareness Week highlights the importance of regular screening in detecting the early warning signs of cervical cancer. “Women who are screened regularly are at a lower risk for cervical cancer,” said Dr. Dirk van Niekerk, medical leader of the Cervical Cancer Screening Program at the BC Cancer Agency, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority. “A Pap test can detect precancerous cells, which, if treated early, can stop the cancer from developing. It can also identify cancer at an early stage, when there are more treatment options available and cure rates are over 80 per cent.”

The BC Cancer Agency recommends that women start having Pap tests at age 21 or approximately three years after first sexual contact. Screening should continue every year until a woman has three normal results in a row, and then every two years until age 69. Since the introduction of the B.C.’s Cervical Cancer Screening Program — the first in the world — in the early ’60s, the province has successfully reduced cervical cancer rates by 70 per cent. “High participation rates have contributed to this success, although there are some age groups and areas of the province where participation rates are lower than average,” explained provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall. “That’s why we need to continue efforts to increase awareness across B.C. of regular screening in reducing women’s risk for cervical cancer.” To encourage women to get Pap tests, the BC Cancer Agency focuses on its webbased community engagement campaign — the LACE Campaign (LACECampaign. com). The main message of “Live Aware. Create Empowerment” (LACE) is that Pap tests are important and

empowering, and they save lives. The goal of LACE is to increase participation rates through awareness of how, with a simple test, women can prevent cervical cancer. LACE reminds women to get their Pap test regularly and asks women to spread the word to their family and friends. During last year’s campaign, 16 per cent of women tested had never had a Pap before, and about 50 per cent were overdue. If you are a woman who has been putting off getting tested or you don’t have a family doctor, go to now to find a clinic near you. The BC Cancer Agency, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. It provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia by working with community partners to deliver a range of oncology services, including prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. For more information, visit 13

Workshop to help non-profits with succession planning KOOTENAY BOUNDARY COMMUNITY SERVICES CO-OPERATIVE On Oct. 29, staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations in the East Kootenay will have the opportunity to work with Linda Fairburn, president of Make Things Happen Ltd. and Canadian bestselling author on the subject of leadership transition. Approximately one half of Canadian non-profit executive directors will reach retirement age by 2020. “This speaker’s tour forms a significant part of our strategic approach to addressing leadership succession in the non-profit sector,” said Eva Hernandez, operations coordinator with the Kootenay Boundary Community Services Co-operative in Nelson. The tour will visit seven communities and will include workshops and consultations to help agencies and the sector overall improve longterm sustainability. A key component will be the training of local consultants to support non-profits with succession planning, thereby leaving a lasting legacy in the Columbia Basin. “Through our partnership with

Columbia Basin Trust, and sponsorship from the United Community Services Co-op, we are pleased to be able to organize this speaking tour and make participation very affordable,” said Hernandez. “I commend the Kootenay Boundary Community Services Co-operative for recognizing the importance of being pro-active in planning for leadership transitions,” said Fairburn. “Very few organizations are prepared for either a retirement or sudden departure of an executive director or program manager, which can throw operations into chaos.” For further information about the speaking tour in Cranbrook, call the co-op office at 250-3526786 or visit events. Registration is online. To read more about Linda Fairburn, visit The Kootenay Boundary Community Services Co-operative was formed in 2003. Its mission is to work to strengthen its members and address issues of social well-being in the Kootenay-Boundary region. The 13 members are all communitybased social service organizations and operate in communities located throughout this region. For more information, visit

To all who make our annual Creston Fall Fair happen, it has been 93 years so let’s keep it going! We appreciate all the help and we always need more volunteers and new ideas.

Special thanks to: Extra Foods for the Door Prize donation, Creston & District Community Centre Staff, Chuck & Lew Truscott, John Partington, Truscott Farms, BFC Growers, Jayco Industries, Creston & District Credit Union, Creston Refugee Committee, Directors RDCK Area A and RDCK Area B, Town of Creston, BC Fairs, Creston 4H Clubs, Ministerial Society, Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce, Creston Rotary Club, Wendy Franz, Precision Trophies & Engraving, all the trophy sponsors, all the conveners & helpers, and to all of those who work behind the scenes. THANK YOU!! 2011 TROPHIES & PLAQUES JUNIOR GRAND AGGREGATE GRAND AGGREGATE

Cade Hine Fern Moritz CIBC – Silver Tray SECTION ‘A’ FRUIT High Aggregate Cindy Calloway BFC Growers – Trophy & Plaque Top Commercial Apple Grower none CV Fall Fair SECTION ‘B’ VEGETABLES High Aggregate Cindy Calloway Cherrybrook Farms – Trophy & Plaque Best Plate of Tomatoes in Show Kim Cook Sunkee Farms – Plaque SECTION ‘C’ HOME PRESERVING High Aggregate Overall Fern Moritz Sutcliffe Farms – Plaque SECTION ‘CW’ WINE High Aggregate Overall Teresa Jackson Creston U-Brew – Keeper Plaque SECTION ‘E’ HOME COOKING High Aggregate Overall Leslie Wilson CV Fall Fair – Trophy & Plaque SECTION ‘F’ FLOWERS High Aggregate Overall Fern Moritz Royal Bank Aggregate Division I Flowers Fern Moritz Brunham Farm – Plaque Aggregate Division 2 Fern Moritz Creston Orchards Inc – Plaque Potted Plants Aggregate Classes Division 3 Janet Eaton Morris Flowers – Trophy & Plaque Flower Arrangements SECTION ‘G’ CRAFTS & HOBBIES High Aggregate Overall Siri Golan Home Builders – Trophy & Plaque TIE: Paula Ebelher, Aggregate Division I Legend Logos – Plaque Jenny Steenkamp Aggregate Division 2 Rachel Ryckman Sutcliffe Farms – Plaque Aggregate Division 3 Bridgette Vukusic Sears – Plaque Aggregate Division 4 Siri Gollan Bunny’s Ceramic Hutch – Plaque SECTION ‘H’ NEEDLEWORK High Aggregate Overall Cay Husband CV Embroidery Guild – Trophy & Plaque Best Quilt in Show Elizabeth Planidin CV Quilters – Trophy & Plaque SECTION ‘J’ POULTRY & LIVESTOCK High Aggregate Overall Clinton Morden CV Fall Fair – Trophy & Plaque

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Cade Hine E. Hine Memorial – Trophy & Plaque Laura Huscroft 12th Ave Salon-Janet Byrne – Plaque Meridith Huscroft Plaque SECTION ‘K’ PHOTOGRAPHY High Aggregate Division I Christopher Roussell Creston Arts Council – Plaque High Aggregate Division 2 Alisha Dyck Audio Video Unlimited – Plaque SECTION ‘L’ STUDENTS High Aggregate Overall Anjali Ewing Wynndel Box & Lumber – Plaque Aggregate Div. I Fruit & Vegetables Anjali Ewing PR Truscott Memorial – Trophy & Keeper Aggregate Div. 3 Home Cooking Laura Huscroft Idea World – Trophy & Plaque Aggregate Division 4 Arts & Crafts Sarah Ryckman Creston Arts Council – Trophy & Plaque Aggregate Division 5 Fabric Craft Kate Kepke Bahamas – Plaque Aggregate Div. 6 Ages 9 & 10 Lea Kempling Nufloors – Plaque Sears Creston Store Aggregate Division 7 Ages 7 & 8 Keirra Soroke – Trophy & Plaque STUDENTS - POULTRY & LIVESTOCK Creston Young Women’s Institute High Aggregate Overall Cade Hine – Trophy & Plaque SECTION ‘M’ WOODWORKING Wynndel Box & Lumber High Aggregate Division I Ray Neufeld – Trophy & Plaque SECTION ‘N’ GRAIN & FORAGE High Aggregate Overall Wayleen Farms Precision Trophies – Plaque CV Grain Growers & Field Crops Most Entries Overall Wayleen Farms – Trophy & Plaque SECTION ‘Y’ 4-H High Aggregate Alexandra Hayes TRACTOR PULL Kemlee Equipment – 6 Plaques Friday’s competition: Saturday’s competition: Ages 5-6 Kelly Deis Kaylan Monteith Ages 7-8 Billy Morgam Micah Shurgelo Ages 9-10 Emily Wierenga Darcy Shurgelo


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Carver demonstrates talent for CLES students BY RICHARD BLACKMORE, EMMA PENNER, MEREDITH COTE AND OLIVIA KETTLE Canyon-Lister Elementary School

At Canyon-Lister Elementary School we have an Aboriginal youth program for First Nation students. The students last year were taught by Janet Zarchukoff. This year our Aboriginal youth worker is Laurel Ewashen. Last year we had a lot of fun making our own regalia and Michael White came to visit our school. He danced some of his traditional dances. Afterwards he taught the boys the grass dance and the girls learned a fancy dance. Everyone joined in and we all danced some traditional dances together. It was a little hard but it was lots of fun. In the Aboriginal program we learn about Aboriginal cultures, dances, powwows, wood carving, stories and have cultural performances. On Sept. 22, Michael Price visited our school. He is an Aboriginal artist and wood sculptor. Michael was a great guest. He told us lots of stories about his masks and taught

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us how to braid cedar bark. We think he is very nice and awesome. He has sculptures you have to see! One of our favourites is the elk mask. It has six-point antlers on it. There is an elk face that opens up and you see the face of an elder. The elder's wisdom helps to make the elk wise. We are very happy and grateful for the mask of a wolf that Michael gave our school as a gift. Thank you, Michael.

How old are you? I am 36 years old. When did you start making masks? When I was 21 years old. Where were you born? Campbell River, B.C. When did you decide you wanted to make masks? One day I was fishing and I saw a piece of cedar floating by. I had an inspiration to carve the wood. I carved a letter opener with the shape of an animal on the top of it for my mother. When I went home my parents told me my uncle had died and we are thankful to my uncle’s spirit, which passed his talent on to me. What is the first mask you ever carved? The first mask I ever carved was a Dzunukwa — Wild Woman of the Woods.

What is your favourite kind of sculpture? The elk mask. What Aboriginal nation did your parents come from and where are they from? My father is from Cape Mudge,

Quadra Island, and his is a member of the Lekwiltok band. My mother is from Village Island and she is a member of the Mamalillikula. We are all members of the Kwakiultl Nation.

23rd ANNUAL FALL CAMPOUT AND CAR SHOW The weekend of september 23 to 25 was a busy one for the Creston Valley Cruisers Car Club. The weatherman gave them everything they could want for their 23rd annual Campout and carshow.


Friday Classic cars and hotrods started showing up around town and by supper time the A&W parking lot was starting to fill up. After that they went out to Lister Park for a corn roast. The mild evening made for a very enjoyable bonfire.

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Carver Michael Price discusses his work with Canyon-Lister Elementary School students.

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Saturday Registration started and cars were from all over, as far east as Regina SK to Salmon Arm BC and of course, our neighbours to the south were well represented with cars from many states. There were several activities at the park including an automobile balance beam, which some people said was impossible to do, yet we had to have a tie breaker round to declare a winner. The Poker run lead them around our beautiful valley to several different businesses from Canyon to Wynndel and back. Others, noticing the odour of fresh cooked burgers, sat back, visited and watched the goings on. Once again a warm evening greeted the campers at Lister Park, with the bonfire being the center of attention.

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Sunday Our big day (when most of the cars come) greeted us with gray threating skies and it spit a bit too, but all was well AND THEY CAME! We were almost overwhelmed with close to a record number of cars! The park was wall to wall shiny paint jobs, chrome and polished stainless. Sunglasses were the order of the day even though there wasn’t that much direct sunlight! Bill Dyck of Whirlwind Audio and member of the Creston Valley Cruisers hosted the 4th annual sound-off in conjunction with the carshow. Competitors came from as far away as the lower mainland and central Alberta.

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CLES working toward joining UNESCO


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Elysian Gilmour-Sparling and Elena Walton are kindergarten students at Canyon-Lister Elementary School.

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Gilmour-Sparling. What grade are you in? Kindergarten. How do you like school? It is good and fun. Were you happy to go to school? Yes. Favourite school subject:

Gym and computers. Favourite colour: Blue and purple. Favourite book: Scoobydoo! What do you want to be when you grow up? Police officer and veterinarian.

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Canyon-Lister Elementary School is presently working toward becoming the first UNESCO-affiliated school in the province of British Columbia. Needless to say, this is quite an undertaking and at the helm of it all is Mr. Dan Hula, Grade 7 teacher and B.C.’s representative with the UNESCO school program. We interviewed him with the idea of providing the rest of the Creston Valley with a sense of what this program is all about. Mr. Hula, what is UNESCO? UNESCO is part of the United Nations. It stands for: United Nations Educational Science Cultural Organization.

Why do you think UNESCO is important? UNESCO is important because it has power by being part of the United Nations to contribute towards world peace. Are there other UNESCO schools in B.C? No, there are currently no schools that are part of UNESCO but there is one school in Kamloops that is trying to join. How did you get involved with UNESCO? I've been working on world peace issues for many years and I was involved in a group in Alberta called GEOEC (Global Education and Environmental and Outdoor Educational Council). How old is UNESCO? 50 years old. What will Canyon-Lister students learn from this? Canyon Lister students will gain a better sense of themselves, the world and their place in the world and sense of hope for their future.


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Monday, October 24, 2011 • 7:00pm Town Council Chambers Agenda: Financial Report, Election of Officers Schedule of meetings for 2012 Blossom Festival We have vacancies on our Board of Directors. Looking for new faces and new ideas. Hugh Johnston, President, Creston Valley Blossom Festival Association

Creston Valley Hospice Society Thank you to the Creston and District Credit Union for making the 60th Anniversary Community Legacy Awards available to the Creston Valley and thank you to all the Credit Union Members who voted for us. The Legacy will benefit the Creston Valley for many years in the future. We appreciate the advice, help and support given by Carolyn Zacharuk and her staff at the Creston Valley Hospital during the application process. A big thank you to Gigabytes Printing and Signs for donating our new display board and banner which we used in our display at the 60th Anniversary Street Party held on Saturday, September 24, 2011. Hospice Message line: 250-428-7575 “Compassion and Caring to Life’s End”

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Palestinian family finds new life in Canada BY ANNALEE GRANT Cranbrook Daily Townsman

Even through a translator, Tareq Abo-Nofal’s anger is evident — but his passion for his new country is even more obvious. The Palestinian father of three arrived in Canada on Sept. 20, after years of fighting through red tape to get his family to a safer place. He finally succeeded, but there are still loose ends to tie up, and years of broken promises by officials who were supposed to help the family out of a Syrian refugee camp. Tareq, along with wife Eman and children Dana, 16, Ziad, 14, and Bilal, 11, will be living in Creston for the next year, under the care of the Creston Refugee Committee. Tareq was born in Iraq after his father left Palestine in the 1940s. “The Palestinians, they are always living in a period of instability,” Tareq said through translator Adem Salimidris, a refugee from Sudan that was sponsored by Cranbrook/Kimberley Friends of Burma. The Abo-Nofal family lived in Iraq prior to the outbreak of war. There, Tareq said, the Sunni family lived peacefully; he supported them as a security guard at an oil company, until one day in 2005 when he was approached by Shi’a militants and told he would have to leave or be killed. Sunni and Shi’a people began fighting, and the Abo-Nofal family fled to Damascus, Syria, to a notorious refugee camp.

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When asked about how people can tell a Sunni family from a Shi’a one, Tareq said the two grew up together, and everyone in the village knew each other before the war broke out and Sunni and Shi’a people began to discriminate against each other. Tareq said through Salimidris that his two brothers, Omar and Mohammed, were both murdered because they chose to stay in their homes. The first brother was killed in 2006, and the other a year later. Their murders were never solved. Luckily, their children were sent to the U.S. as

refugees and are safe. At the Syrian refugee camp, Tareq said they lived in fear, unsure of who would attack the family. The Canadian government promised to take 200 people in to start a new life in North America. Tareq said that promise was not kept — and only 26 people, including his family, were allowed to emigrate from the camp in Syria to greener pastures in Canada. That meant that Tareq’s original application for eight people, to include his ailing mother, elderly father and aunt, was denied.


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Tareq spoke of the unfairness in the camp, when UN officials would make decisions and rules that meant that some families could leave the country, and some couldn’t. The Creston committee was hoping to sponsor a different family, but because it will take at least a year for that application to go through, it decided to take in Tareq, Eman, Bilal, Dana and Ziad. The committee became a sponsorship agreement holder, which means it is responsible for the family’s care and financial needs for a year. See PALESTINIAN, page 17

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Palestinian refugees From page 16 Eman, quiet throughout the interThe family are landed immi- view, suddenly pipes up. grants, and will now have to work “He’s two days old,” Salimidris toward paying off travel loans pro- translated. “For him, it’s like he’s vided by the government to get reborn. He feels human.” them to Canada. They will also Eman said that as a woman, she work toward becoming Canadian feels safer, more private, and as if citizens. Tareq and Eman are taking her family is finally her own. She ESL classes, and the three children has great hope for her children in are already enrolled in school and their new country, and has watched loving it. them get closer and happier. Eman Barbara Ryeburn, a member of pointed to the three teenagers, sitCranbrook/Kimberley Friends of ting together on a bench in Burma, hosted the Abo-Nofal fami- Ryeburn’s yard, and laughed about ly at her Cranbrook home on Sept. how they usually fight, but are now 23. She expressed her relief at the getting along and playing things arrival of the family, and spoke like soccer together. about the Canadian government’s Upon arriving at Ryeburn’s house, decision to limit sponsorships. Eman and Dana crowded around her “We’re really happy these guys computer to get in touch with relamade it here this year,” she said. tives and friends, and Bilal kicked Even though the sponsors and around a soccer ball with Ziad. refugees take care of all costs assoEman said that Bilal didn’t want ciated with a private sponsorship, to come to Canada because he didn’t Ryeburn said regulations are want to have to go to school. As changing, and the Abo-Nofals soon as he started school in Creston, could be the last family they can Eman said that Bilal now doesn’t take in for awhile. She said the want to leave, and was upset to government has told them too discover that Canadian children do many people are applying, and not go to school on the weekend. they will have to limit the number Tareq said that they have found of people allowed to come to everyone to be very friendly so far. Canada as refugees. Ryeburn asked if they had prepared “Why can’t we come up with a for any discrimination about their solution?” Ryeburn wondered. Muslim religion, to which Tareq conTareq played a message on his fidently replied through Salimidris, cellphone, in which friends left behind “A human is human here.” in the Syrian refugee camp begged for help. The conversation turned to his parents and aunt, who are in Italy as refugees. “Their life, they can’t afford it there by themselves,” Tareq Sales • Service • Testing • Training said, adding that he Fire Extinguishers • Emergency Lighting believes they were denied refugee status Fire Hose • Restaurant Fire Systems in Canada because of Fire Alarm Systems their health problems. Tareq still hopes to be able to get the rest of Serving the Kootenays for 33 years. his family to Canada. Niel Doerksen - Owner When asked about what being in Canada Jake Mahoney - Systems Manager means to them, Tareq’s 250-365-6943 demeanour softens, and a wide smile breaks out on his face.


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Eman and Tareq Abo-Noful (pictured) and their three children Ziad, Dana and Bilal, arrived in Canada on Sept. 20 with help from the Creston Refugee Committee. The family is originally from Iraq, but have been living in a Syria refugee camp. They will live in Creston for the next year.



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Irish singer bringing music to Sasquatch SUBMITTED

Combine a wee Irish lass with a honeyed crystalline voice, a dynamic multi-instrumentalist and good cheer. What do you get? A whopping great time at the Snoring Sasquatch on Oct. 22! Come let Mary Murphy’s Irish isle transport you across the Atlantic to a home of traditional, original and contemporary Irish songs. Murphy not only sings lyrics, she transcends them. Her penned originals are steeped in tradition, and one would be hard pressed to decipher the originals from the traditional ones. The versatile and fiery singer-songwriter born in Dublin, Ireland, and residing in Canada, has built her own musical bridge on which she unequivocally invites all visitors to step across. It may be her gift of melody and lyric that is so attractive, or her rich and seemingly effortless vocal style, or perhaps her enticingly warm Irish nature — but

whatever combinations move this woman, they promote and sustain fans from every age group and from every walk of life. Murphy, the youngest of six children, has lived in Ireland, Canada and the U.S. Having lived in three countries makes for a woman of transcontinental life experiences. This attribute has served Murphy well and has shaped her as a woman that people naturally gravitate to on a personal level. These experiences have also shaped her writing, performing and interpreting style. She is especially adroit at unleashing spine tingling mid-tempo ballads. A typical performance includes traditional, contemporary and original Irish/Celtic/ folk songs as well as songs sung in the Irish language. Murphy’s Irish wit and storytelling also ring clear and proves to be yet another way in which her audiences find themselves feeling personally con-

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nected and drawn into her world. Her producer-guitarist, Paul Keim, brings vibrant rhythmic guitar elements to Murphy’s overall sound both live and in the studio and is the owner/operator of Dove Creek Recording Studios in Courtenay.

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Her seventh CD, A Painted Moon, is a bountiful work of art that continues to receive well deserved accolades and includes guest artist/ Juno winner David Francey. In 2007, Murphy performed at the Ottawa Folk Music Festival, as well as the Live from the Rock Music Festival in Ontario, where she and her mixed band won best band by audience consensus. Her newest release, Three Hand Reel, is an absolute showstopper. To quote one reviewer, “Three Hand Reel is infectious with the joy of making music. This release is a pure delight that, in the words of the title cut, ‘you’ll not want to let

the music end,’ and you’ll be pressing the repeat button to have it ‘go around again,’ ” She has written and performed music for film, including McGregor's Lament, which was recorded for a Charlie Sheen film with a 100-piece orchestra in Slovakia. Her CD Thirty Waves Out won album of the year in an independent music award category. She has been an encore guest of the Chieftains, and has her music aired regularly on stations around the world, including Sheryl MacKay’s North by Northwest on CBC, Fiona Ritchie’s Thistle and Shamrock on NPR, the well loved Adrian Flannelly Show on WKDM New York, Harold Moenkediek's Radio Bremen on NPR Germany and the John O’Regan show on RTE Ireland, just to name a few. Murphy can also add published novelist to her list of accomplishments with her acclaimed book, The Emerald Diaries — Secrets of an Irish Clan. As one review said, the book is “altogether engrossing. I was immediately transported to the crackling warmth of an Irish hearth fire and to the timeless stories one always finds there.” Tickets for Murphy’s Oct. 22 show at the Snoring Sasquatch are $12 in advance at Kingfisher Used Books and Black Bear Books, and $15 at the door, which opens at 7 p.m.; the show starts at 8 p.m. The concert is a licensed event.


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The GoGo Grannies are expecting a fun evening, so do come and join us! Proceeds from this event will be forwarded to the Stephen Lewis Foundation to help support the grannies in Africa who look after the orphans of AIDS victims.


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CALL FOR ENTRIES Creston Christmas Craft Fair Saturday November 26 Community Complex Call Harry 250-428-2527

CRESTON AL-ANON MEETING Thursdays 7:00 pm Creston Valley Hospital Education Room A (downstairs) Phone: 250-402-8685 “Are you affected by someone else’s drinking?”

In Loving Memory Of ANGELYNNE WALL Passed away October 14, 2011 Age 64 years Residence Wynndel Celebration of Life Service Wednesday October 19, 2011 At 10:00 am St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church Rev. Gwen Brown officiating Cremation Friends wishing to make a memorial tribute may do so to the Foothills Hospital Tom Baker Cancer Center 1331 – 29th St. NW Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 In Loving Memory Of DORIS PELLETIER Passed Away October 16, 2011 Age 84 years Residence Creston Memorial Service Saturday October 22, 2011 At 11:00 a.m. Christ Church Anglican Rev. Robin Celiz officiating Interment of Ashes Forest Lawn Cemetery Erickson BC Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the Charity of the donor’s choice

Cards of Thanks THE Family of Colleen Fynn wishes to thank all everyone for their cards, flowers, donations and overwhelming support. A special thank you to Dennis & Vivian Bond for providing their property for the Celebration of Life.


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Feb. 11, 1941 - Oct. 8, 2011 The family of Hester Meyers would like to announce her passing after a short fight with cancer. Hester met Erik at the age of 14, in Holland, Eventually they married and emigrated to Canada in 1963 and had three children. In 1966 the couple bought a dairy farm in Chilliwack and farmed there until they retired in 1993. The couple travelled for a few years until they came across a piece of property to build on in Creston, B.C. The next 14 years were the happiest for the couple, while building their Little Piece Of Heaven. Hester and Erik enjoyed rock hounding, and gold panning. Hester spent may hours sewing and working in her garden, and cooking Indonesian rijsttafe. Hester is survived by her mother Pauline Frings of Holland, sisters: Nel (Karlheinz) Bremann of Germany, Anna-Marie (Frans) Guertsen of Holland, Rose Van Leeuween of Holland; brothers: Nico (Ada) of B.C.; Simmon (Maria) Van Leeuween of Germany; children: Yvonne (Claude) Fontaine, Paula-Ann (Ceel) Roseboom, Ron (Lisa) Meyers; grandchildren: Crystal (Scott) Dickey, Mark Roseboom and Kerri Nelson, Brian Roseboom and Ashley Ashazawa, Jean Luc, Marcel, Sammy Fontaine, Erik, and Cassie Meyers, Alyssa and Katrina Lawley; and great-grandchild Grayson Dickey. Hester is pre-deceased by her husband, Erik Meyers; her father, Nicolass van Leeuween; and her sister Pauline van Leeuween. The family would like to thank Dr. Wally Liebenberg in Creston. Memorial donations can be made to the 100 Mile House Hospice and Palliative Care Society, Bag 399, 100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0. There will be a private family service held in the future. 100 Mile Funeral Service Ltd. entrusted with the arrangements. 1-877-595-3243 Condolences can be sent to the family at

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Obituaries Erich Sommerfeld

October 30, 1916 ~ October 6, 2011 Erich Sommerfeld was called to his eternal home on October 6, 2011 to be reunited with his loving wife Lucy. Erich was the eldest child born to Natalie and Johann Sommerfeld in Neitwalde, Germany on October 30, 1916. Erich immigrated to Canada with his family at the age of 12 and settled in Leask, Saskatchewan where his family cleared land and farmed. In 1946 Erich visited his uncles’ farms in Lister and his Uncle Herman convinced him to buy an orchard farm. On February 1, 1947 Erich was married to Lucy Ber on Lucy’s parents' farm in Percival, Saskatchewan. The newly married couple moved to the farm in Lister, BC in March. Erich farmed fruit, alfalfa and dairy/ beef cattle until he suffered a stroke on October 15, 2007, after which he was forced to move into town and resided at Hillcrest (Creston Valley Hospital) then Crest View Care Village. Erich was a hardworking man dedicated to his land and animals; farming until he was almost 90 years of age. He made annual trips to his son David’s farm in Saskatchewan to help with harvest until he was no longer able to make the long drive. Erich had a seasonal job working at Creston Packers, retiring from the packing shed at the age of 71. He also was the maintenance man for Lister Water Works, retiring at the age of 77 after 40 years of service. In 1949 Erich joined the Lutheran Church Volunteers to build Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lister where his family attended services until the Lutheran churches amalgamated in Creston. Quite often after Sunday services Erich and Lucy would visit family and friends in Swan Valley Lodge and Pioneer Villa. Erich was also involved in the Lister picnics and supported the building of the Lister swimming pool. Erich is predeceased by his loving and devoted wife of 63 years, Lucy (passed away October 2, 2010), his parents, Natalie and Johann Sommerfeld, his brother Otto Sommerfeld, sister Erna Ber, sister-in-law Irma Sommerfeld, brothers-in-law George Ber and Clarence Zorn. Erich will be lovingly remembered by his children Martha (Brian) Endicott, David Sommerfeld, Ruth (Ron) Behnke, and Ervin (Kathy) Sommerfeld; grandchildren Christy (Brett), Joanne, Mark (Bev), Steven, Jonathan, Christina and John; great-grandsons Jacob and Erich; brother-in-law David Ber and sistersin-law Alma Zorn and Lydia Ber and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Funeral Service was held Saturday October 15, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, ofciated by Pastor Harry Haberstock. Erich was buried beside Lucy at the Lister Community Cemetery. Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC 4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9

My heartfelt thanks

to all my family and dear friends who made my “Big 80” a day to remember. To Terry Biccum and pipers for their participation. Legion Auxiliary for the delicious lunch. Tammy for cooking the family dinner. Vern Hickson for his help from start to finish. To Rob at Multi-Tech for loan of the projector. Thanks for all the cards, phone calls, hugs and Birthday wishes. You are all so special.

~Anna Kellow Obituaries

Obituaries Margaret Angelynne Wall April 13, 1947 ~ October 14, 2011

It is with profound sadness that we announce Angelynne’s passing after a short battle with cancer on Friday, October 14, 2011. Angelynne was born in the Gretna, MB area and attended the Mennonite Collegiate in Gretna. She followed her calling to become a teacher, teaching in Gretna for 2 years and in Winnipeg (St. Boniface SD) for 32 years, as well as in CFB Baden, Germany for 3 years. She loved her work as well as the wonderful relationships with the Early Year Teams of the many schools in which she taught. She met the love of her life in January 1984, and they continued to travel, driving their vintage cars whenever they could and she became a mother to her new found family. Together they shared a life of adventures and laughter and were married on July 3, 2011. She retired from teaching in 2003 and moved with Terry to the Creston Valley (Wynndel) in the Kootenays in 2005. They spent winters at Sky Valley Resort in the Palms Springs area. Angelynne enjoyed her new community in Creston, singing in the Blossom Valley and Presbyterian choirs, playing Scrabble, attending concerts, swimming and meeting the wonderful people of the valley. Angelynne is predeceased by her parents David and Mary Wall of Gretna, MB, brother Armin Wall, and sister Ellie Cmela. She is lovingly missed by her life partner and husband Terry Kereluk of 27 years; her stepchildren Shawna Keehn (Rob), Daryl Kereluk (Amber); three grandchildren, Ashley and Hannah Keehn, and Sreanna Koche-Kereluk; brother George Wall (Frieda) Winnipeg; sister Marlene Plett (Altona) and sister-inlaw Iris Wall (BC). We would like to thank our Presbyterian and United Church families for their love, kindness and support for us. Thanks also to the doctors and nurses at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary and Creston Hospital for taking care of Angelynne. A special thanks to Angelynne's friends and family in MB, NS, and BC for holding her hand with their voices over the phone, and for the wonderful support we have received from our Creston Community. Funeral Services were held on October 19, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephens Presbyterian Church, 306 Northwest Blvd, Creston, BC. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to G.F. Oliver Funeral Chapel. In lieu of owers, donations may be made to Foothills Cancer Hostel – Calgary.

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ACREAGE TRACTOR 1962 Ford tractor, 32 hp, 4 speed trans, overhead valve gas engine, ford factory front end loader, 3 point hitch wheel weights, never used on a farm, runs well, new brake linings, c/w H pattern tire chains. $4500. For more info call Dave 250-342-9881.


/&, *!$+, shotguns, restricted weapons, reloading equipment, decoys or any other shooting related items. Fully licensed. Glen 250-428-6750

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(($+ direct from Faramon Farms; Gala, Honeycrisp and Macs now. Ambrosia, Jonagold & Spartans start mid Oct. Call ahead for large orders. Closed Sundays. 250-428-7278


BC INSPECTED GRADED AA OR BETTER $'$$1*'/& &,-*$ Hormone Free Grass Fed/Grain Finished $100 Packages Available Quarters/Halves $2.35/lb Hanging Weight Extra Lean Hamburger $3.50/lb ,*2/$$*%+ 250-428-4316 Creston


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Merchandise for Sale

Garage Sales

Misc. for Sale

GARAGE SALE: Fri. Oct 21 12pm - 5pm. & Sat. Oct 22 9am - 5pm. Lots of Everything! 2416 Birch St. MOVING & BASEMENT sale, Fri Oct 21 2-5pm, Sat Oct 22 8am-noon. 2529 Erickson Rd. Incl: lawn tractor, computer table & chair, coffee & end tables, loveseat, chairs, lamps, metal shelving, weed eater, Bradford Exchange plates, Sauder 3 door 3 drawer ubuild wardrobe 71â&#x20AC;?H x 60â&#x20AC;?W x 20â&#x20AC;?D RETRO SALE: Fri & Sat Oct 21 & 22, 10-?. MORE! Records, movies, NHL, toys, & collectables. Ce-Lee Storage #44. Corner Elm & 11th Ave.

Heavy Duty Machinery A-STEEL SHIPPING STORAGE CONTAINERS / Bridges 20â&#x20AC;&#x2122;40â&#x20AC;&#x2122;45â&#x20AC;&#x2122;53â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Used / Damaged 40â&#x20AC;&#x2122; insulated makes great shop. Only $2300! Needs door and 40â&#x20AC;&#x2122;HC $2800 No Rust! Semi Trailers for Hiway & storage. Delivery BC and AB Call 24 hrs 1-866-528-7108 A-STEEL SHIPPING STORAGE CONTAINERS / Bridges 20â&#x20AC;&#x2122;40â&#x20AC;&#x2122;45â&#x20AC;&#x2122;53â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Used / Damaged 40â&#x20AC;&#x2122; insulated makes great shop. Only $2300! Needs door and 40â&#x20AC;&#x2122;HC $2800 No Rust! Semi Trailers for Hiway & storage. Delivery BC and AB Call 24 hrs 1-866-528-7108

FOR SALE: 3 Knitting machines, 1 Dual Craft (Antique), 1 Studio Model 329, 1 Passap Duomatic on stand. Offers call (250) 428-5676 FOR SALE: Brand new/never used electric log splitter and stand, Numerous weight training books and magazinescheap. 250 428 0540 call before 7pm. GET PAID To lose weight. $5,000 For Your Success Story. Personal Image TV Show. Call to Qualify: 416-730-5684 ext 2243. HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837


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Misc. for Sale

Commercial/ Industrial

Shared Accommodation


SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 - Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free info & DVD: 400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT. SECONDHAND HEAVEN 910 Pine St. 250-428-2375 Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm Sat noon - 4:30 pm Furniture, Books, Toys, Tools, Washer, Double Bed, Canning Jars, Pictures, Bedding, Dishes & MORE! â&#x20AC;&#x153;TI LITEâ&#x20AC;? WHEELCHAIR 2nd hand. Looks brand new! 18â&#x20AC;? x 18â&#x20AC;?, ultra lightweight, perfect for an active person Kootenay Medical Supplies 1016 Canyon Street, Creston 250-428-8766

Misc. Wanted Coin Collector Buying old Coins, Silver, Gold, Olympic + Also buying bulk silver coins. Chad: 250-863-3082 (Local)

Real Estate Acreage for Sale CLOTHING & MORE!

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

Misc. for Sale


CANâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;T GET Up your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help! No obligation consultation. Comprehensive warranty. Can be installed in less than 1 hour. Call now 1-866-981-6591. CANâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;T GET Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad & get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1-866-981-5990. Car Dolly: Rewired, wheels have been greased very recently. Works very well. Asking $799. Call 250-354-7471. Located in Nelson CONVENIENCE STORE/gas stations. Proven product is guaranteed to attract new customers to your store. Visit our website 780-918-3898. Act now, Availability limited! DINING ROOM set, incl table, 6 chairs & china cabinet. Good cond. $500. ph 250-428-2600 DO-IT-YOURSELF Steel buildings priced to clear Make an offer! Ask About free delivery, most areas! Call for quick quote and free brochure - 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170.

Selling Clean, Quality Furnishings & Appliances 250-402-0098 112 NW BLVD ~ Mon-Fri GREAT Inventory: Wood Desks & Dining Sets, Appliances, Sofa Beds, a King Set & MORE! 20-80% off On Select: Sofas, Stoves and Dryers Remember our Recycling Department Taking: TVs, Computers, Batteries & More Looking for Volunteers for our Friday shift. Do you have 2-4 hours to share? Stop in & see us! Funds go to support the programs of KCCS, including the Irvine House & Advocacy Programs.



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1 HECTARE view lot in West Creston, creek, pond, some trees, level driveway, new well & new septic. 250-428-5559

Apt/Condos for Sale Creston - 2/BDRM CONDO, 1715, Hurl St. REDUCED to $119,000. Immed Occupancy 250-428-1452

For Sale By Owner 2126 Erickson Street, Creston. This house has only had one owner. Spacious 3-bdrm, 1-bath home on 1/2 acre. Full basement, cement drive. $279,000. Call Rob for more info, (250)489-4242

Mortgages 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

Other Areas ARIZONA RANCH Lots! 50% OFF! 15, AAA+ View Lots. $0 Down! Starting $99/MO! Guaranteed Financing! Near Tucsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Intâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;l Airport Call 1-800-659-9957 Mention Code 7.

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent

Janis Caldwell-Sawley

Mortgage Specialist Cell: 250-417-1336

Flexible Appointments Serving the Creston Valley Subject to standard lending criteria of Royal Bank of Canada.

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1 & 2 BDRM Apartments, Creston. For information call 250-428-2904, leave message 2 - 1/Bdrm Apartments 10 min south of Creston. Partly furnished, wireless net & util. incl. Laundry facilities. Clean responsible tenants w/references. $550 & $750/mo Available Oct 1. 250-431-8190 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&2/BDRM Senior Apartments $525 & $625/mo. + elec. N/S N/P 250-254-0840 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 Creston SPACIOUS 2/BDRM 55+ 4-plex suite. $625/mo Available now. 250-428-2111 LOW RENT bachelor suite N/S N/P. 55+ Single occupancy. Accepting applications at United Church 128- 10 Ave N. Tues-Fri 9am-noon, Creston PARKVIEW MANOR 1&2 Bdrm Apts avail now N/S N/P Children ok. 250-428-9560 Creston

Located DOWN TOWN Excellent High Traffic Area Plenty of Parking 250-428-5240

Creston - SHARED 3BDRM home in town, fully furnished. $500/mo + share util. Avail Immed. 250-254-0556 UPSTAIRS BEDROOM & own bathroom. Shared Kitchen, Laundry downstairs. Located on 1/2acre w/large yard. $450/mo. 250-428-4233


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Newly Renovated & Ready for your Events! Ask about the Small Hall Henri 250-428-8852 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

1/BDRM. FURNISHED Walkin Suite 45+. Carport, F/S, W/D, N/S, N/P, quiet area of Creston. $625/mo. + DD incl.util. (250)428-3506 Arrow Creek - 1BDRM DAYLIGHT basement suite, Lakeview Arrow Creek Rd, w/ private entrance, F/S, D/W, Microwave, professional working person, N/S, N/P, Avail Nov 1. $650/mo incl until. DD $325. Ref required. 250 4287274 WALK-IN 1/BDRM suite, WD, DW. Wynndel $600/month 250-402-9756, 250-866-5566

Mobile Homes & Pads


CRESTON: 3/BDRM 2/bath trailer for rent in Crestglen Trailer Park. All newly renoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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 reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. 250-428-1998

LOOKING FOR storage for motor home 9â&#x20AC;&#x2122; wide x 11â&#x20AC;&#x2122;4â&#x20AC;? high x 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122; long. Call 250-4287722 or 250-428-1870

Homes for Rent


1600 Sq ft. house, two bedrooms, private fenced yard, full bsmt. Across from Centennial park. W/D, DW, Pets OK. $850 + utl. 250-428 -7278

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2/BDRM HOME, 1500 sq.ft., with office, small pets okay, walk to mall. $1100/mo. 250428-2004. Creston 2/BDRM BASEMENT Suite 1/Bath, F/S D/W. Very clean & modern, walk to downtown & Park. N/S N/P $650/mo Avail Immed. Call Garret 250-431-8777 Creston 3/BDRM HOUSE on 8 acres. Private, wood/propane heat, W/D, F/S, deck. Avail Nov 1. $700/mo +util +$1000 DD, Refs. Lakeview Arrow Creek, 250-428-7722, or 250428-1870 Creston3/BDRM UPPER Floor of older home, close to Park. $950/mo Incl. Util. & Cable. 250-428-2904 Creston - 5/BDRM in country $1500/mo + utilities, avail immed. 2BDRM west Creston $850/mo, avail Nov 1. 1BDRM Manufactured home in Crestglen, $725/mo, incl lot rental. Ingrid 250-428-2234 Creston - OLDER 3/BDRM. home, 1 block from mall F/S, $750/mo. Eves. 250-357-9660 Creston - SMALL 2/BDRM older home, close to town & school.N/P N/S. 250-428-7113 Erickson- 2/BDRM HOUSE Available Nov. 1 N/S, N/P $750/mo + Util. (250)254-9094 Newer 2/BDRM HOUSE Private, Canyon area, new appliances, large kitchen & deck, low cost utilities, avail. Nov. 1. $850/mo. 250-254-6670. NEWER 3/BDRM mobile home in upper Kitchener. Incl deck, shed, laundry. Refs required $725/mo+util. 250-4026209 or 604-813-8775. SMALL 2/BDRM house, senior, n/s n/p, w/d, util. incl., $800/mo call 250-428-7045

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17â&#x20AC;? Gray Motegi Rims on low profile tires, decent tread, 5 spoke w/5 bolt pattern w/ locking bolt. $400. 250-428-7582 2001 JETTA 1.8T Parts car, $500. Engine runs great, body damage to passenger side. Parts work on similar Jettas and Audi 1.8T. 250-428-7582 WINTER TIRES. 4 Bridgestone Blizzak tires P245/50 R20. Excellent condition. Used one season only. Located in Creston. $450.00. 250-428-4501.

Auto Financing

1989 KAWASAKI DIRT BIKE 2/stroke 125cc Rebuilt Engine MOVING - MUST SELL! MAKE AN OFFER!! 250-357-2708 (Salmo) 250-979-8599 (Cell)

Recreational/Sale Car Dolly: Rewired, wheels have been greased very recently. Works very well. Asking $799. Call 250-354-7471. Located in Nelson

Scrap Car Removal SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288

Trucks & Vans 2007 VAN CHEV Uplander, low mileage, 250-428-5097

Boats 17 1/2â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Alumaweld TALON BOAT. Used 4 hrs. 60 Merc 4 Stroke. Spare tire, prop, downrigger, canopy. EZ-load trailer, warranty good to 07/12. Lowrange fish-finder, lifejackets incl. $20,000. 250-428-7990. AUTUMN SPECIAL!!! BOATING SEASON IS STILL BEAUTIFUL IN FALL MUST SELL & MOVE BEFORE WINTER!! $1000 OFF!! Your Cabin on the Lake

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The Kootenay Queen 1976 30ft cabin cruiser with a 185 merc Full galley (fridge, stove, sink, furnace, toilet) Fold down table for a queen sized bed Fold up bunk beds VHF radio Hull is sound, galley is dated. Low draft 200 hrs on new engine A great boat that needs some TLC. $12,000.00 invested, will take offers starting at $8K NEW PRICE Call 250-362-7681 or email for more information

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Shared Accommodation 2/BDRM SHARE Kitchenette & living room avail now. Furnished/unfurnished. Looking for quiet persons. 250-4283131 CRESTON 3/BDRM Accommodation available for mature professional working person. N/S,N/P 1500 sqft living space, 1-level, 2/bath. Util incl. 250-402-6698 Email:

Cars - Sports & Imports 1989 PORSCHE Carrera 911, 80000 kms, power windows, seats, locks, sunroof. 100% stock. Upgraded Alpine stereo. EXCELLENT CONDITION!! Ready to go, $14000 Contact:

OKANAGANâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S Largest Used Car Super Store. Always open online at: w w w. b c m o t o r p r o d u c t s. c o m 250-545-2206


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Serving the Creston Valley

Shopa's Excavating Ltd.

Excavator • Backhoes Dumptrucks • Cat Work Water Lines • Septic Fields Subdivision • Site Preparation Sand • Gravel • Topsoil Rock Hammer Road Building Government Certified Sewage planner & installer



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

HEDLUND CONTRACTING LTD. • Radio Controlled • Road Grading & Building • Trucks, Loader & Cat Work for Hire WE MEET CRUSHED GOVERNMENT GRAVEL & ROCK Office 250-428-9738 STANDARDS Kevin 250-428-9483 MASONRY STUCCO Fax 250-428-5853 SAND SAND

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


KOOTENAY LAKE LOG STRUCTURES LTD. • Backhoe • Auger • Jackhammer • Dump Truck

Phone: 250-428-7232 Cell: 250-428-1601

Arlen Johnson, Proprietor 4015 Hwy 3, Erickson BC

Creston Residential Pickup & All Rural Areas 3 - 40yd Bins

• Licensed New Home Builder • Renovations • Concrete Work • Quality Assured

Tom Morris

call 250-428-2266

Ph: 250-428-2071 Fax: 250-428-2036


Anderson & Buchy

RoofingLtd. Serving Creston Kootenay Lake

• Professional Work • Journeyman Roofers


Large hydraulic hammer on 85,000lb carrier, drilling and blasting, Nonex, expanding grout

Cull Bros. Contracting ltd.

Ph: (250) 428-7881 • Fax: (250) 428-9588 Email:

Call Bob or DAN (250) 428-9868


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Dumptrucks Excavators Dozer

• WCB Coverage • Liability Insurance • All work guaranteed • Free Estimates in writing

Mobile Crane Service available


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Quality Handcrafted Homes

Garth Rosvold Creston, BC



Dump Trucks - Tandem & Single Axle Excavator • Bobcat • Auger Bits Rotted Manure • Topsoil Land Clearing • Rock Hammer Road Building • Site Preparation

250-402-9528 Will 250-428-5240 Erik


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Spring & Fall Cleanup Dump Runs Landscape Preparation Topsoil Retaining Walls Stump Removal Water Lines

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Furnace & Duct Cleaning Commercial & Residential Central Air Conditioners

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

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Phone: 250-866-5760 or Cell: 250-428-6701


Experienced Woodworker Kitchen & Bath Renovations

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

FREE ESTIMATES 250-428-5229 Cell: 254-0364

Creston Soffit & Siding

• Vinyl • Wood • Metal • Hardie Serving the Valley since 1995

Call Dennis

250-431-8446 FREETES! MA ESTI

Robert Construction • Renovations • Eavestrough • Fascia • Soffit • Vinyl Siding • Metal Roofing • Window Capping

André Robert

250-428-4914 YVONNE’S


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

Tel: 250-428-0438 Cell: 250-428-6468 Fax: 250-428-0437



Edwin Johnson 250-428-9097

Your Daryl Bjarnason

Portable restrooms Tanks and risers Pumps Float switches ...and more

Licensed Electrician WINDSHIELD BC FSR

specialists -commercial -industrial

• COMMERCIAL *55 years -residential -farm & rural • RESIDENTIAL-fire alarm -security combined • JOURNEYMAN -data & voiceexperience -insured • LINE MARKING -24hr service ICBC EXPRESS -licensed -bonded 250-428-8482 windshield replacements


Rogers ir e Repa m o H -3403 250-428

-specializing in 250-428-3455 automationPh: & control PAINTING Fax: 250-428-7393

Roger Robichaud Finishing Carpentry Cabinet Work • Wall Tile Kitchen & Bath • Counter Tops Minor Plumbing & Electrical

PARKING LOTS, Bob & Howard Graham 250-428-9579 CURBS ETC... 3020 Hwy 3E, Creston BC

Arrow Mountain


In Creston since 1988




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





“We Move the Furniture” FREE ESTIMATES

House & Yard Maintenance Available


Derick Todd Journeyman Carpenter Sirdar BC Cell 250-428-1895 email:

Serving The Valley Since 1986


408-16 Ave. S. Creston, BC V0B 1G5 Terry Dugdale • Fax 250-428-4819


Jonathan Darbyshire

Starting from only $50 per month for annual booking


Efficient & Experienced

do you have to


Auto Interiors • Fabric Protection Area Rugs • Flood & Fire Restoration Licensed Painter

"Pe Call r Perk's by cy"

What Services


Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Call 250-428-2266


The “Home” Team

FREE ESTIMATES! Specializing in Custom built • Kitchen cabinets • Bathroom vanities • Railings & stairs • All types of counter tops including granite, solid surfaces and laminate

Serving the Creston Valley since 1984 1518 Northwest Blvd Creston

Bryan 250-428-8425

R.C.W. Woodcraft Cabinets

• Tile • Vinyl • Laminate • Hardwood • Carpet • Window Shades • Phantom Screens • Aluminum railing • DURADEK waterproof decking


620 Payne St. Creston, BC

(turn east between Northstar & Iron Kettle)

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


71 Units • Easy Access 24/7 Video Surveillance Units accessable 24/7 Attendant living on site Storage Insurance Approved ALL UNITS ARE DRYWALLED TO MEET THE LATEST FIRE RATED BUILDING CODES

250-428-4673 Next to Arrow Mountain Truck/Car Touchless Wash 506 D Helen Street


• Portable Toilets • Portable Showers GREAT FOR • Weddings • Family Reunions • Large Parties • Construction Sites • Farms


• Septic Tanks • RVs & Boats

Reasonable weekend or monthly rates

250-428-4053 250-428-6256

YES! We have a wheelchair accessible toilet

• Residential • Commercial • Fire & Flood Restoration Serving Creston since 1991

Call Rob551 250-428-3

HIGHLIGHT STUCCO All types of Stucco, Acrylic & California Style

Resurfacing Old Stucco Our Specialty! 35 years experience 15 years in Creston

Call Larry 250-428-7617 for a FREE Estimate

ON NOW AT YOUR BC BUICK GMC DEALERS. 1-800-GM-DRIVE. GMC is a brand of General Motors of Canada. */x/† Offers apply to the purchase of a 2011 GMC Terrain FWD SLE(R7A), 2011 GMC Acadia FWD(R7A) equipped as described. Freight included ($1,450). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offer available to retail customers in Canada between September 1, 2011 and October 31, 2011. Limited quantities of 2011 models available. See dealer for details. x$4,700 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit available on 2011 GMC Acadia FWD (tax exclusive) for retail customers only. Other cash credits available on most models. See your GM dealer for details. †0% purchase financing offered on approved credit by Ally Credit for 48 months on new or demonstrator 2011 Chevrolet / GMC / Buick Equinox, Terrain, Traverse, Acadia, Enclave and Cruze. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 0% APR, the monthly payment is $208.33 for 48 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000. Offer is unconditionally interest-free. Freight ($1,450) included, license, insurance, registration, PPSA, applicable taxes and fees not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offers apply to qualified retail customers only. Limited time offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. WWTo qualify for GMCL’s Cash For Clunkers incentive, you must: turn in a 2005 or older MY vehicle that is in running condition and has been registered and properly insured in your name, or under a small business name, for the last 3 months.GMCL will provide eligible consumers with an incentive to be used towards the purchase or lease of a new eligible 2011 or 2012 MY Buick/Chevrolet/GMC/Cadillac vehicle delivered between October 1, 2011 and January 3, 2012. Incentive amount ranges from $500 to $3,000 (tax inclusive), depending on model purchased; incentive may not be combined with certain other offers. By participating in GMCL’s Cash For Clunkers program your vehicle will not be eligible for any trade-in value. See your participating GM dealer for additional program details. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate program in whole or in part at any time without notice. WFuel consumption ratings based on Natural Resources Canada’s 2011 Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. ,The Best Buy seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC,used under licence. ¥¥ 2011 GMC Terrain FWD equipped with standard 2.4L ECOTEC I-4 engine. Fuel consumption ratings based on Natural Resources Canada’s 2011 Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. **Based on 2010 Energuide submissions/competitive websites. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. Excludes other GM vehicles. 2011 data unavailable at time of print.


3 meeting options for your convenience • Home Office (1067 Simmons Rd) • Your Home 139 - 10 Ave. N (Imagine Ink) Call for an appointment (250) 428-2040


Results of bridge games played at Rotacrest Hall:


Call for an appointment (250) 428-2040

September 12 First: Marg Roy, Marian Smandych; second: Sharon Waugh, Syd Chihonic; third: Ani McDowell, Joe Schlapsi; fourth:



West Kootenay Advertiser

Pet overpopulation is a problem YOU can help to

Dan Miller Mediator & Lawyer

Creston Valley Advance Thursday, October 20, 2011

+25 years experience - At your service

Hennie Webster, Sandi Haley. September 14 North/South: First: Tom Heal, Ted Heal; second: Marg Roy, Bill Reid. East/West: First:



Marion Smandych, Ann Lees; second: Joan Fahselt, Lou Beduz. September 15 North/South: First: Sandi Haley,



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When Experience Counts

Tyler Hancock, ABR 250- 428-9916

Support SNAP

• Personal Real Estate Corp. • Gold Medal Award Winner Kootenay Real Estate Board 2007 to 2010 • Realtor since 1991

(spay, neuter animal program) Please help with your donation Call: 250-428-2811 Sponsored by Pampered Pet Boarding Kennel 1709 Connel Rd Erickson 250-428-2932


Discovery Real Estate Office: 250-428-2234 1013 Canyon St. Creston, BC

Sports 27

Hennie Webster; second: Verne Warwick, Lou Beduz; third: Marion Smandych, Rose Hoag. East/West: First: Marion and Harold Nygren; second: Audrey Vance, Jack Cowan. September 17 First: Marion and Harold Nygren; second: Syd Chihonik, Hennie Webster.


4,700 4,700 ASH + $






Call North Star Motors at 250-428-9351,or visit us at 1330 Northwest Boulevard, Creston. [License #8903] September 19 First: Anne Jackson, Lou Beduz; second: Alexandra Heal, Ted Heal; third: Louise Catherall, Joan Fahselt.










46 MPG HWY: 6.1L/100KM  46MPG CITY: 9.2L/100KM  31MPG





34 MPG

HWY: 8.4L/100KM  34MPG CITY: 12.7L/100KM  22MPG




Thursday, October 20, 2011 Creston Valley Advance



10% OFF

15% S ROOM OFF 2

20% 3 S ROOM OFF 4MS



asure, install and serv e m e W ice!


Smart Service • Great Products


1518 NW Blvd. Creston 250-428-2426


30% OFF

Buy one in-stock area rug at 25% off, get the second one (of equal or lesser value) for 30% off!

Nufloors Creston has been serving the Valley since 1984. We can provide the buying power, selection and professional customer service, right here in our home town. Owner Randy Samuelson’s flooring experience spans more than 35 years. We offer advice plus supplies for the DIY and we also pride ourselves on quality workmanship - guaranteed!! You will find our large selection of quality flooring at competitive prices. We offer both samples to special order from and a large selection of in-stock goods. Let us help you with all of your flooring needs! Transform your home’s flooring the worry-free way, with the guaranteed workmanship of Nufloors Creston flooring consultants and craftsmen.

Oct 20, 2011 Creston Valley Advance  

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