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Hungry bears roam streets 120 sightings have already been reported Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard
A berry shortage has left more hungry bears than usual scrounging for food around Hope. The increase is a result of a cold spring coupled with the heavy snowpack in the mountains, according to conservation officer James Kelly. “If the bears learn they can gain easy food in town or off somebody’s property, they’re more apt to stay in the area and continue getting the easy meal,” he said. “Bears can stay around basically right through until hibernation.” The Ministry of Environment’s Conservation Officer Service recorded 122 reports of bear sightings in Hope between April 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011. So far this year, they have already received 120. Bear traps have been set up with hopes of capturing and releasing the animals. Conservation officers trapped a black bear on Monday just off of Kettle Valley Road. Kelly said its ear tags indicated that it was a “repeat offender” and was consequently euthanized. A string of bear sightings have kept residents on edge. The RCMP has received numerous calls in the last couple weeks from people in the area who have spotted bears roaming around their homes. Bears have report-
edly been opening freezers and eating contents, pushing on doors to get into homes, removing screens from windows and lunging at home owners. One bear in particular has been living in an abandoned house on Robertson Crescent. Heather Bergstrom found the animal roaming through her backyard last Wednesday. “He just didn’t care about anybody and wasn’t aggressive at all,” she said. “I just think they’re beautiful animals and if we leave them alone, they’ll be fine and just take off.” Another bear visited Alf Bourne’s house on Saturday afternoon, near Third Avenue and Coquilhalla Street. Bourne watched out his window as the bear climbed over his backyard fence to look for food. He said the animal just sniffed around, poked its head into bushes and walked around his flower garden a couple times before taking off. “He walked around like he owned the place,” said Bourne. “In 18 years here, I have never had anything happen like that before. I was really shocked.” A hungry bear wandering along Park Avenue also forced students at C.E. Barry Intermediate School to stay indoors during lunch and gym class last week. Kelly said conservation officers are advising prop-
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Aboriginal day celebrated Vern Millward carves a decorative First Nations mask at the second annual National Aboriginal Day celebration in Hope Memorial Park. The festival on June 21 provided an opportunity for artists and performers to showcase their talents locally. The event raised money for the Trails Crossing Friendship Centre. For more see page 4.
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The purpose of the Betty Urquhart Community Service Award is to recognize those who give back to their communities. And this year, the University of the Fraser Valley had two winners – Hope’s Patricia Murakami and Abbotsford’s Dr. Elizabeth Watt. Both were nominated for the award and because they give tirelessly to improve the quality of life for people, the committee chose both of them. Murakami is long-time volunteer in that community. She founded the Tillicum Centre 40 years ago to give people in the community, who were dealing with mental and physical disabilities, a place where they could go and just hang out and have fun. She has volunteered at the Tillicum Centre since it opened and is well known for her cheerful demeanor and willingness to help people — even those in a crisis situation. She helps organize leisure and recreation activities at the Tillicum Centre, but this year deiced it was time to retire. While happy to win the award,
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Four arrested in drug bust RCMP seize thousands of marijuana plants on ‘modified’ property
The RCMP’s coordinated marijuana enforcement team seized 6,496 mature plants from a large grow-op in Hope this month.
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ments electrical consumption and keeps the operation off the power grid. However, they can cause leaks or spills of diesel and oil into lakes, streams and aquifers. The environmental impact on the Hope property has yet to be assessed. Police arrested two men and two women in the bust, but production of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking charges are still pending. The RCMP is also searching for another person of interest. Lintau said the bust is connected to the seizure of six other diesel generators from a nursery business in Surrey.
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Collision shuts down highway A 47-year-old truck driver from Abbotsford is suspected to have been impaired when he caused a multi-vehicle accident early Friday morning on Highway 1 near Hope. Cpl. Dave Doyle of Fraser Valley Traffic Services said the driver was travelling west near
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managed to stop after running over the debris. The motorcyclist was taken to hospital and was released. Doyle said there were no serious injuries. He said alcohol and/or drugs, as well as speed, may have been factors in the crash. The Abbotsford man was given a 24-
hour driving suspension and a 90-day driving prohibition. He has been released on a promise to appear in Chilliwack court in October. The crash shut down traffic in the area for a few hours and vehicles were re-routed through Hope to Highway 7.
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Police have arrested four people in connection to a large grow-op in Hope. The RCMP’s coordinated marijuana enforcement team seized 6,496 mature plants on a rural property in the 20200 block of Kettle Valley Rd. on June 8. Thirteen dogs were also taken into care by the SPCA. “It appears that it was a fairly sophisticated and significant operation in size,” said Cpl. Annie Linteau. “Some of the home was modified for that purpose.” The plants seized equates to 552 kilograms (1,218 pounds) of marijuana, which police believe was intended for export rather than local consumption or traf-
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More than 600 people attended the second annual National Aboriginal Day in Hope on June 21. Hosted by Trails Crossing Friendship Centre, the fesitval in Memorial Park featured hoop dancing, mask carving, kids activities, a fashion show and 37 local vendors. “It was a great success last year, but it was even bigger this year,” said centre president Bonnie Millward. “What we’re really trying to do is help strengthen our community by showcasing artists and our culture. It kind of helps break down barriers, and supports and encourages acceptance by coming together as a community to celebrate diversity.” A 50/50 draw and silent auction raised $300 for the non-profit organization.
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Trails Crossing Friendship Centre members raise a teepee (left) at the second annual National Aboriginal Day Festival in the Park on June 21. Earl Louis (right), also known as Earlvis, performs at the event.
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to eat here, they’ll move on.” The project is currently in the beginning stages, but Koot hopes to introduce the program this summer through the Hope Mountain Centre. For more information, contact the centre at 604-869-1274. RCMP bear tips: • Don’t feed bears under any circumstances or allow them access to garbage or other food. Store trash inside buildings or other inaccessible areas. In addition, don’t leave garbage or pet food out overnight. If bird feeders have been visited by a bear, stop feeding birds for one to two weeks, and begin taking feeders in at night. • Do not frighten or scare bears. Shouting, clapping, blasting a car horn or motion-sensitive lights may scare off a bear temporarily. However, don’t taunt a bear if it fails to respond to your efforts to frighten it. • Sometimes when a bear is sighted, crowds HEATHER BERGSTROM / Submitted may gather. This can aggravate the situation and cause the animals to display unpredictable be- A bear wandering along Robertson Crescent in Hope. havior.
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Gearing up for Canada Day party Classic car show takes over downtown on July 1 Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard
More than 200 cars are rolling into town this week for the sixth annual Canada Day Classic Car Show. The event is open to all types of vehicles, and will feature everything from 1914 classics to 2011 stock cars. “Every vehicle is unique. If someone wants to see diversity, they can come to one show and see it all,” said event organizer Scott Medlock. “It’s a nice day to drive to Hope and it’s a good place to spend the day.” Brett Rees’ 2009 Dodge Challenger will be featured in the show this year. The Kitsilano resident has wrapped his car in desert camouflage as a tribute to fallen Canadian soldiers and a fundraiser for WoundedWarriors.ca. Rick Limb’s race car will also be on display. “It’s kind of nice to see something unique that people don’t get a chance to get up close to very often,” said Medlock. The annual event attracts cars and trucks from all over the Lower Mainland, and has
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Scott Medlock will be showcasing his 1962 Chevrolet Nova 400 at the sixth annual Classic Car Show in Hope on July 1.
hosted vehicles from as far away as Kelowna, Cache Creek and Washington state. The car show is sponsored by the local Chamber of Commerce, Lordco, Kal Tire and Canyon Cable/Napa Auto Parts. The event runs from 9
a.m to 3 p.m. along Wallace Street, between Third and Fifth avenues. Registration is by donation, with all proceeds going to the local Story Time in the Park literacy program. The first 200 vehicles will receive a collector dash plaque.
An emergency roadside kit from Kal Tire will also be handed out to the crowd favourite. The car show is taking place in conjunction with the new Strongman Competition in Memorial Park. The event will see competitors participate in six events including the truck pull, car lift, tire flip and log press. At the Hope Visitor Centre, there will be live entertainment, kids activities, Canada Day cake, and information booths featuring local businesses and organizations. Mayor Laurie French and Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl will kick off the July 1 event at 11 a.m. with Emily Bailey singing the national anthem. There will also be a performance by Francis Melling, a chainsaw demonstration by Pete Ryan, and appearances by Smokey Bear and the Haig fire crew throughout the day. Children’s activities include a bouncy house, relay races, crafts and face painting. Festivities run until 2 p.m. at 919 Water Ave.
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terfeit currency. The newer “Canadians Journey” series notes are easily identified by the holographic strip on the front left side of the bill. They also have several other security features that can be quickly checked without special equipment. For example, the watermark portrait and currency denomination
can be seen from both sides when held up to the light. On the back left side of the bank note, the dashed metallic lines will also shift from gold to green as the bill is tilted. When the note is held up to the light, the dashed lines will merge to form a continuous dark line. Bank notes also have ultraviolet (UV) threads
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scattered randomly on the bill, along with the words Bank of Canada and the denomination. The red and yellow UV threads intertwine to form images and words. Hollingsworth suggests people check for
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Attention rioters: It’s payback time It’s payback time and the perpetrators of the post-Stanley Cup mob violence should be dealt with immediately and appropriately. But neither is likely to happen if resolving the pain and hurt of Vancouver’s notorious Game 7 riot – and the millions in resulting damages – is left up to B.C.’s overburdened court system. There has to be another way to deal with the hurt and damage caused by intoxicated and crowd-maddened knuckleheads last week. While naming and shaming may give victims and shocked witnesses a momentary feeling of empowerment, this online outpouring of grief and frustration will amount to nothing if the police and court systems don’t have the resources to deal with the aftermath. What if, instead of just blogging their apologies, perpetrators actually sat down and faced their victims in a well-established process called restorative justice and were encouraged to make things right? What if, instead of moaning about their loss of jobs, sponsorships, respect they started to think about someone else for a change and listened to the victims and their needs? What if they had to pay insurance deductibles and act as taxi drivers for those inconvenienced when their cars were overturned and torched? What if they had to organize, pay for and clean up a family-friendly pro-Vancouver event like the one they trashed? What if the perpetrators had to work for free for one of the businesses they looted or were appointed to a city crew to clean up street litter and graffiti? Publish the results? Why not? The public needs closure and its faith in the justice system restored, otherwise frustration will continue to mount, ratcheting up the anger and the hate, and further blackening the city’s tarnished reputation.
Asia-Pacific project marches on B.C. VIEWS Tom Fletcher VICTORIA – Here are a few items that didn’t make the daily news cycle as B.C. residents prepared for the long-awaited summer of 2011 to begin. • After her meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa last week, Premier Christy Clark delivered a luncheon speech to the Economic Club of Toronto. Her big talking point for the speech was the rise of the AsiaPacific region, “the fastest-growing middle class in the history of humanity.” The theme ran through her pitch to the federal government for a share of Ottawa’s largestever shipbuilding contract, and her recent meeting with western premiers in Yellowknife. No word on how Clark’s
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enthusiasm for the west as Canada’s economic engine of the future went over with the Bay Street crowd. • After the speech, Clark took the wheel of a Chevy Volt electric car for a spin around Toronto with a GM Canada vice-president riding shotgun. She pronounced the car “fantastic technology.” This is pertinent as B.C. residents get ready to pay the latest increase in B.C.’s carbon tax. Effective July 1, the tax on a litre of gasoline rises from 4.45 cents to 5.56, with comparable increases to other carbon fuels. Clark has inherited Gordon Campbell’s aggressive climate change-clean energy agenda, and it’s not yet clear what will become of it. She has committed to the last consumer carbon tax increase in 2012 (up to 6.67 cents on a litre of gas), but the fate of the big hydroelectric push remains uncertain. Those plug-in electric cars need to start selling before Campbell’s
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“This is pertinent as B.C. residents get ready to pay the latest increase in B.C.’s carbon tax.” appointment as Canada’s high commissioner in the United Kingdom should warm the hearts of conspiracy theorists. The story broke when Clark was in Ottawa, and when reporters asked for her take on the appointment, her first comment was that he’ll be a big help in negotiating a free trade agreement with the European Union.
Students of Bill Vander Zalm will know that he sees the harmonized sales tax and EU trade as an effort to impose world government and set B.C.’s sales tax rate in Europe. Early in his goofy antiHST campaign, Vander Zalm claimed this was plan B for world government after the conspirators failed to impose a global carbon tax. If the HST is a conspiracy, it’s a mighty big one. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon never tires of reminding people that 140 countries already have value-added taxes, including China and those other Asia-Pacific tigers that are dominating the world economy. • Douglas College in New Westminster and the Heilongjiang Institute of Science and Technology in Harbin, China have celebrated the graduation of 137 students in their dual-degree business administration program. The program began in 2003, with an exchange of instructors. At the
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Harbin campus, students take 52 courses to qualify them as specialists in global financial markets and international banking. • By last year, there were 94,000 international students in K-12, post-secondary and language schools in B.C. According to the advanced education ministry, if considered an export service, international education is B.C.’s fifth largest export, accounting for seven per cent of exports from the province. Meanwhile in B.C., discussion of international trade still tends to revolve around lumber and logs. And according to a recent poll, Vander Zalm is still considered by many to be an authority on trade and taxes. It’s time to join the world’s adult conversation.
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Letters Rambo bridge: We should move on In regards once again to the “Rambo Bridge.” I have watched the movie many times and replayed the closing credits and no where does it even mention being filmed in Hope or thanking the residence of Hope. Vancouver, Maple Ridge and Golden Ears Park are the only ones mentioned. The only reference to Hope was
as Rambo walked into town and the scene showed the Gateway to Holiday Land log with the neon light under it saying “Welcome to Hope.” Where is that neon light? Stallone doesn’t care about how some are holding on the memory of this film, he moved on and so should they when it comes to wasting taxpayers money to save any part of the bridge for display
Don’t be fooled by hype In regards to all the government hype about how good the HST is, don’t be fooled by it. Penner’s ad in the Hope Standard makes it sound as if this government is doing everyone a favor by dropping it to 10 per cent. Do your homework people, there are many items under the old PST that were not taxable, but are now taxable under the HST. Under this HST system you will pay more than you ever paid under the old GST and PST system. This is an example of a $1,000 item that would not have been charged the PST under the old system. PST (7%) and GST (5%) spend
$1,000 pay $50 GST, no PST under the old system Under the current system at 12 per cent HST, spend $1,000 you pay $120 for HST. Future system of 10 per cent HST (if they can be believed) spend $1,000 pay $100 in HST. If you think this government is looking after you, think again. They only have their own interest in this scenario. As far as the business world goes, of course they want to keep it. They are one of the few who will benefit from it. Art Boucher
Thank your for your service peace and we are proud of the way you have represented us. Words are not enough to convey how grateful we are for their commitment and dedication. As a national endeavour, I am encouraging local branches to hold appreciation events for veterans of the Afghanistan mission this coming August, in order to remember those who have fallen, thank those who have returned and to celebrate how proud you and your families have made us to be Canadian.
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Patricia Varga Dominion President The Royal Canadian Legion
Or what about doing something to bring back movie production to town, didn’t we used to have a committee for just this sort of thing? Lorne Fortune (Editor’s Note: As indicated in the story, no taxpayer’s money will be used to save pieces of the bridge.)
Drug war failed Forty years later, the global “war on drugs” is a failure, and legalizing and regulating drugs as a way to put a stop to the violence inherent in the illegal drug market, contributing to sager communities. Prohibition, does not work. It’s no longer a question of whether legalizing drugs is a serious topic of debate for serious people. As a veteran police officer, I see drug legalization as squarely on the table as an important solution that policy makers need to consider. As a cop, I saw how the prohibition approach not only doesn’t
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As the combat mission in Afghanistan transitions into other military activities, The Royal Canadian Legion would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to those service men and women, and their families, who have served with distinction and sacrificed on behalf of Canadians during these past several years. Their contribution to the well-being and care of another country’s populace is a tremendous reflection of Canada’s efforts toward maintaining global
or to send Stallone a piece of it. If you must hold on to some memory why not have a Rambo week, Council can rename the town, Ramboville, have a Rambo marathon at the theater, look alike competition, knife throwing competitions, repelling of the Othello tunnels cliffs and wild boar hunting. Hey I might be on to something.
reduce drug abuse but how it causes violence and crime that affect all citizens and taxpayers, whether they use drugs or not. At first, I was skeptical about the use of Medical marijuana. A friend and colleague, started using marijuana for the shooting debilitating pain in his legs and feet, and his use of narcotic pain medications was going down. With the help of medical marijuana, his narcotic pain medications
were cut by half, and he was able to return to work part time for the first time since 2001. He now works four hours a day assisting with the medical marijuana certification process. Narcotics, or Opioid pain medications have numerous side effects. We should only hope our leaders will support new and improved medical marijuana laws, not only because it is compassionate but it is practical. William Perry
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Crossword Puzzle #560
1. Rough 6. Lights out signal 10. Dull 14. Keen 15. Monetary unit 17. Ore deposit 18. Aquarium denizen 19. Antelope 20. Bid ﬁrst 21. Atop 23. Gin and ____ 25. Swindle 28. Thickener 31. Goose egg 32. Not sweet, as wine 35. Atomic particle 36. Irish accent 38. Money 40. Cowboy contest 42. Growing out 45. Urge on 46. River crossing 49. Alumnus, for short 50. Load 51. Swindle 54. Suitcases 56. At this place 57. Never 59. Ocean bird 60. Touch against
61. Exult in victory 63. Care for an orphan 67. Coat feature 69. Too proper 72. By route of 73. Food tidbit 74. Clumsy person 77. All the cards 78. Wish 79. Blouse rufﬂe 81. Mature 83. Clog or mule 86. Responsible 89. Roundup need 93. Bodily radiance, to a psychic 94. Funds held by a third party 95. Elliptical 96. Free from dependence 97. Spring occurrence 98. Dimwitted
1. Stetson, e.g. 2. Perfect shot 3. Wheel track 4. Play, as a guitar
5. Multitude 6. Turkey type 7. Rugged mountain 8. Town map 9. Beauty parlor 10. Allied nations 11. Clip 12. Lemon cooler 13. Egg source 15. Australian dog 16. Hindu queen 22. Rowboat paddle 24. Word before advised or tempered 25. British title 26. Dove’s comment 27. Plus 29. 39, to Benny 30. Ladder feature 32. Skinny one 33. Eat away 34. Transfer, as property 36. Dolt 37. Certain nobleman 39. Higher ground 41. Wimpy 43. Tightly drawn 44. Move cautiously 47. Sounded a bell 48. Double
51. Shut out 52. Gush 53. Downturn 55. PT 109’s color 56. Angel’s headgear 58. House surroundings 62. Bind with string 64. Brutus’s breakfast? 65. Needle’s kin 66. Do handiwork 68. Mauna follower 70. Nail’s cousin 71. Mountain slider 75. Skillful 76. Impose fraudulently 78. Zigzag 79. Smart of “Designing Women” 80. Racing gauge 82. Trudge 83. Witnessed 84. Shade of color 85. ____ pro nobis 87. Bikini top 88. Base 90. Child 91. Sib 92. Keats creation
Answers for puzzle 559 Crossword can be found in the classiﬁed section of this paper
Distant wildfires a threat Air quality warnings influenced by blazes Jeff Nagel Black Press
Air quality warnings issued by Metro Vancouver are increasingly due to out-of-region wildfires rather than local pollution, according to a new report. Two air quality advisories issued last year in August lasted a combined total of seven days and both resulted from smoke wafting here from distant fires, noted Metro’s report on air quality in 2010. That fits a trend of the “increasing influence of wildfire particulate” triggering warnings here, it said. Historically, it has been ground-level ozone, not fires, that has degraded air quality in the summer and sparked advisories. Particulate levels stayed within a Canada-wide standard, but exceeded Metro Vancouver’s own more stringent target maximum at times during last August. Metro runs 26 monitoring stations across the Lower Mainland, including the Hope Othello Compressor site, to track air conditions and determine when public warnings are needed. Ozone levels stayed
The Tyaughton Lake fire near Lillooet was one of the wildfires that sent smoke south to Metro Vancouver in 2010.
within both the Canada-wide standard and the Metro target at all times last year. That’s an improvement because ozone had exceeded the Metro target at least once in each of the previous nine years. Over the past two decades, the report said, detected levels of most major air pollutants have fallen. It says emissions of carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide have been reduced – despite continued population growth in the Lower Mainland – through better vehicle emission standards and the AirCare program, while
lower levels of sulphur in vehicle fuels has cut sulphur dioxide levels. The shutdown of several refineries and lowered emissions from cement factories also cut sulphur dioxide levels. While peak and average levels of carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide have continued to decline in recent years, sulphur dioxide and particulate levels have been relatively flat. Cutting ozone is a challenge because it forms when volatile organic compounds – often from vegetation, including farms – reacts with nitrogen oxides on hot sunny days.
Peak ozone levels are down from the 1980s and early 1990s, but average levels have risen slightly. The report cautions levels of pollutants can deviate from depending on local conditions. A two-year study led by UBC researchers aims to determine more ways to cut ozone. Metro is also aiming to reduce particulate from off-road diesel machinery. The region is imposing new fees on excavators, loaders and similar equipment with heavily polluting older engines to put financial pressure on their owners to clean up.
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HOROSCOPE FOR THE WEEK OF JUN E 29 TO JULY 5, 2011 FREE ALL SUMMER in Memorial Park
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Spend the day in and around Hope celebrating Canada Day. Complete details on what’s happening on the following 2 pages.
Here are some interesting tidbits about our flag: • Some vexillologists (flag specialists) say that the Canadian flag is one
of the most beautiful in the world because of its simplicity in colour and design. • The red and white flag featuring the stylized maple leaf was raised for the first time over Parliament Hill in Ottawa, in 1965. • Red and white were designated as Canada’s official colours during the proclamation of the Royal Arms of Canada by King George V in 1921. • The Canadian flag was first planted on the summit of Mount Everest in 1982 and appeared in space for the first time in 1984, on the uniform of Canadian astronaut Marc Garneau.
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10th Anniversary Celebration Friday July 1st. • Complimentary Salmon BBQ 1-3pm at the Salmon House • Hot Dogs • Face Painting
• Birthday Cake • Games & Prizes • Meat Draw • Beer Garden 12noon - 7pm
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• Registration by donation • First 200 cars receive dash plaques • Public Voting for BEST OF SHOW award sponsored by Kal-Tire presented in the afternoon • Check out all the vintage, classic and performance cars. • Hot Dog & Hamburger Sale by the Hope Lion’s Club and Sharon’s Deli Chamber of Commerce
NEW GOLDEN STAR RESTAURANT Smorgasbord & Salad Bar served daily for Lunch: 11am-2pm Dinner: 4pm-8pm
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More local events happening in and around town on Canada Day!
DJ Friday Nights
HOPE VISITOR CENTRE & MUSEUM COMPLEX
11:00AM: O’ Canada sung by Emily Bailey Welcome Mayor Laurie French Message from Mark Strahl 11:30AM: Children’s activities begin including a bouncy house, relay races, crafts, face painting and more. 12:00PM: Canada Day Cake & refreshments 12:30PM: Live entertainment Pete Ryan
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with a chainsaw carving This is an all ages event with fun for the whole demonstration, family. For more information contact the Hope and more Visitor Centre and Museum Appearances Complex at 604-869-2021
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• Complimentary Salmon BBQ • Hot Dogs • Face Painting • Birthday Cake • Games & Prizes • Meat Draw • Beer Garden Call 604-863-2407
Christ Church Anglican, 681 Fraser Ave. 7 pm Hexuberance Hexaphone, Victoria’s six-member a capella vocal ensemble Doors open at 6:30 pm Advance Tickets available Call 604-869-5402
919 Water Avenue 11 am – 2 pm
Starting on July 1st 9pm until 1am
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THE ACTIONS OF A FEW ARENâ€™T A TRUE REFLECTION OF OUR CITY. Many people have reached out to help clean up our streets, commend good samaritans and help restore our community. Positive messages have been popping up on boards all over downtown.You too can contribute by helping us show the real Vancouver. Use this space to express what makes you proud of our city. Post it on your fridge, post it on a wall or post it to the world at thisisourvancouver.com
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Getting back to nature Outdoor centre offers backpacking experience Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard
Hope Mountain Centre is offering a new program this summer for outdoor enthusiasts. A guided overnight hike through the wildflower meadows of Manning Park will provide an introduction to basic backcountry camping. Participants will learn about appropriate hiking gear, food planning, general trail etiquette and emergency preparedness. “There’s lots of easy hikes to do in the province, so you don’t have to equate backpacking with merciless, physical pain,” said program director Kelly Pearce, a former Manning Park naturalist. “We want to set people up for a lifetime of backcountry enjoyment. We want that trip to be one of those landmark experiences in a person’s life that changes the way they recreate and gives them
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Hope Mountain Centre program director Kelly Pearce shows some of the gear needed for backcountry camping.
a new opportunity to enjoy the wilderness in a way they might not have before.” Participants will hike five kilometres along the moderate terrain of Heather Trail before pitching a tent in Buckhorn campground. The site provides easy access to a stream for drinking water, sprawling wildflower meadows in full bloom, and First Brother – a nearby peak
offering stunning views of the North Cascade Mountains. Along the way, Pearce and trip leader Jim Flom will identify animal signs and habitat species while discussing mountain ecology and park history. How to avoid bears and protect against environmental challenges are also topics covered. Hikers will learn how to keep a clean camp and
store food to avoid intrusion. “Basically anywhere in B.C. in the summer outside your front door is bear country,” said Pearce. “We want to give people of all ages the skills and confidence so they’ll keep on backpacking for the rest of their lives. It’s about overcoming that fear, but also having a healthy respect for them.” The Introduction to Backpacking program runs July 16-17, with a meeting on July 7 to review gear, food, and basic backpacking and camping information. This trip is open to individuals, families and children over the age of six. Previous backpacking experience is not required. The program costs $150 for adults and $20 for children under 18. For more information or to register, call 604869-1274 or email info@ hopemountain.org
10% IF HST REMAINS The Federal government has made it the law to reduce the HST in BC. The HST will drop from the current 12% to 10% in two stages -- if BC doesn't go back to the 12% GST/PST. The BC Government asked Ottawa to reduce the HST to reduce the cost to families, and now it is law. 10% HST will save the average BC family $120 per year compared to going back to the higher 12% GST/PST. Since 2001, the BC Government has decreased provincial income taxes by 37%. BC gained 5,200 jobs in May and 30,000 more people are working compared to last year at this time.* Lower taxes and more jobs. It's working for BC. *Employment ﬁgures courtesy of Statistics Canada
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Attention Attention Teachers: Teachers: The Hero In You® education program offers a series of FREE curriculumlinked lesson plans (grades 4-7) aimed to motivate children to ﬁnd the champion within themselves. In addition, teachers can request a FREE classroom presentation delivered in-person by a Hall of Fame athlete! If you are a principal, teacher or parent and would like to book a presentation for your classroom, call
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When children are exposed to inspiring stories of athletes, they begin to imagine what they can do and how they too can make a difference.
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Regulations SPRINKLING ALLOWED
A message from the District of Hope
EVEN Addresses: Sprinkle even number days 5-9am & 6-10pm ODD Addresses: Sprinkle odd number days 5-9am & 6-10pm
Effective June 1 to Sept. 30th
Be water wise...
• Deep soak your lawn weekly in the early morning or early evening when the least evaporation occurs • Give plants only the amount of water that they need • Use low-angle or pulsating sprinklers that produce large fat droplets of water • Set sprinklers to water the lawn, not sidewalks and driveways. • Adjust your lawn mower to a higher setting. A taller lawn shades roots and holds soil moisture better Planting • Add 2 to 4” of organic material, such as peat or compost, to the soil, adding mulch to your garden slows evaporation • Native & adaptive plants will use less water, be resistant to local plant diseases & pests
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR Canada Day: Come to the Yale Library to see what's on display for Canada Day and enter some of the quizzes and contests to win some great prizes. Call 604-863-2279 for more information. Thursday, Jun. 30 4:00 PM Yale Library 65050 Albert Street, Yale 604-869-2021 destinationhope@ telus.net National Camp for the Blind: National Camp for the Blind is one of 2 dozen camps at various locations across the United States and Canada. Contact Peter Khoo at 604951-3018 for more info. See www.
crsblindservices.ca Thursday, Jun. 30 9:00 AM Friday, Jul. 01 9:00 AM Camp Hope 61855 Lougheed Highway, Hope 604-869-2021 destinationhope@ telus.net Celebrate Canada Day : Come join us at the Hope Visitor Centre for games, rafÁe prizes, live entertainment, refreshments, and much more! Friday, Jul. 01 11:00 AM Hope Visitor Centre 919 Water Avenue, Hope 604-869-2021 destinationhope@ telus.net Hexaphone Concert: Hexaphone is a group from
Victoria. They are in Hope July 1. Tickets are available at, Hope Visitors Centre, Romanos, Pages book store and at the door. Friday, Jul. 01 7:00 PM Christ Church Historic Site 681 Fraser Avenue 604-869-5402 christchurch1861@ yahoo.com Eagles Bingo: Bingo every Mon Fri. Progressives, dollarpowerball,l oonie draws,meat draw and pull tabs. Dinner specials concession. Air conditioned. Doors open at 4pm. Friday, Jul. 01 6:30 PM Monday, Jul. 04 6:30 PM Eagles Hall 386 Fort St, Hope
604-869-2560 foe2690hopebc. com Thacker Mountain: Hike Thacker Mountain Trails with the Hope Outdoor Club. Meet 9:00 a.m. at Curling Rink parking lot. For more information phone Johanna at (604)869-9620 Sunday, Jul. 10 9:00 AM Hope Hope, Hope Magician Peter Rooke: Hope Library presents our Summer Reading Club magician! Peter will perform at the opening day of Storytime in the Park on July 5 10 AM Memorial Park 1005A 6th Ave. 604-869-2313
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Matt Lowen performs at the second annual Yale Celebration Event on Sunday, hosted by the Yale & District Ratepayers Association. About 100 people took part in the festivities celebrating National Aboriginal Day and Canada Day. The event included a silent auction, family crafts, native beading, and card and board games. Fiddler and storyteller Denis LeCleric and banjo player Jason Homey also entertained the crowd throughout the day.
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Kids can learn golf for free Ladies group arranges for local club pro to teach classes Hope Standard
It may be that there’s no such thing as a free lunch — but free golf lessons for kids? Well... it’s true. The Ladies’ group at the Hope Golf Course has sponsored junior golf lessons by certified instructor, Valerie Beebe, the new teaching pro at the local course. Lessons will be on Mondays, starting July 11 and running for seven weeks. Tuesday Ladies’ Golf captain, Dodi Schiefermeier said on Monday, “I was asked by Claudette, the new course manager, to ask the ladies if they’d like to donate to the junior program. We voted on it and we were able to handle the sponsorship quite easily. We’ll also be having a sign-up sheet for volunteers to come out and assist with the lessons.” Beebe, who grew up in Ottawa but is now a Chilliwack resident, started teaching golf seven years ago at the Kinkora club in Chilliwack. She’s also a certified skating instructor and a former coach of artistic and rhythmic gymnastics. Her husband, Ross builds golf clubs under the Chimo Golf label. “He builds the clubs and I teach people how to use them,” says Valerie. “I’ve taught kids as young as three years old and adults as old as 73.” Beebe says she had never played the Hope course before she was invited to be the
teaching pro here on a threedays-per-week basis. She will also continue her work at Kinkora, where she runs the junior program on Wednesdays. Due to high water, she still hadn’t played all nine holes, as of Monday. “It’s going to be just beautiful out here this summer,” she enthused. “It’s going to be a great fit for me. I’ve met
“The lessons are all paid for by the ladies. It may not always be the case but that’s how it is this summer.” Valerie Beebe some of the ladies’ group and they’re very positive. It’s a great thing that they’re doing for the juniors. “The lessons are all paid for by the ladies. It may not always be the case but that’s how it is this summer,” said Beebe. “We’ll have the age six to nine group from 3:15 to 4 p.m. I’ll call them the ‘Jiggers,’ because a jigger is an old golfing term for a wedge,” explained Beebe. “The age 10 to 17s will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. I’ll call them the ‘Cleeks,’ as that’s an old word for a driving iron. “I’ve put a limit of 10 for the older group and maybe six for the younger ones,” she
advised. “I’d like kids to sign up with Claudette at the pro shop ahead of time, if possible. That way we can plan for kids who need to borrow clubs. I will accept drop-ins while space is available — but without any advertising, there were already six kids signed up for the older group.” A school teacher from Lytton has been bringing her students down to Hope on a bus for various activities, said Beebe, and when she heard about the lessons she wanted to sign them up. Understandably, that caused some concerns, as the lessons were intended for Hope youths. “I’ve worked something out, though,” said Beebe. “I’ll be working with them for an hour, earlier in the day.” Beebe and fellow teaching pro, Jennifer Greggain were in Hope on Monday to discuss an exciting learn-to-golf program for kids. Greggain lives in Rosedale and works at the Bridal Falls course. There will be more details coming in August about their SNAG (Starting New at Golf) program, which will be offered through Hope and District Recreation in the fall. It has also been promoted to local elementary schools, so there may soon be a lot of local kids getting introduced to this life-long game. To register your child for the junior golf lessons, phone the golf course at 604-8695881, or drop by the pro shop during daylight hours. To contact Beebe directly, you can phone 604-819-5445.
BARRY STEWART / THE STANDARD
The new teaching pro at Hope Golf Course, Valerie Beebe, is aiming to share her love and knowledge of the game with local juniors. The Tuesday Ladies’ group has sponsored free lessons for kids aged six to 17, starting on July 11.
upcoming events at the rec centre Almer Carlson Pool in North Bend/Boston Bar Canada Day Celebration July 1 – 12pm-8pm Grand Opening and BBQ July 2 – 12pm-8pm
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Glen Kenneth Donald Florence It felt like yesterday we heard you laugh seen your smile and felt your hugs. 4 years ago today we had to say good bye to our son, brother uncle and friend. You will always be in our hearts, our prayers and our thoughts. Until we meet again my son... Love your parents – Thelma and Glen Florence, your sisters Rhonda (Bill) and Monica, your nephews Jules, Tino, Daytona, Darius and Rayne and your nieces Kia-Marie and Kelsey. Sunrise: December 14, 1981 Sunset: June 30, 2007
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Neil passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family in Fraser Canyon Hospital (Hospice). He is survived by his wife, Pearl; daughters, Marian (John), Noreen (Ken), and Brenda (Bruce); Grandchildren, Kacie Noble, Kevin & Ryan Pankewich, Jasmine & Jake Webster, and adopted granddaughter Brandi Coull. Eileen Harper-DeLair spent her teen years with the Martins. Neil was predeceased by his mother Sally Vernon. Neil’s large extended family was involved in his upbringing, and he was especially close to them. He lived all of his life in Hope, and was proud to call Hope his home. He was a hard-working family man and his home was open to his friends. His backyard was his haven! Neil’s favourite pastimes were being outdoors listening to the birds, observing nature, and walking at the Hope Airport. He enjoyed going for his “coffee time” with his friends at the Hope Drive In. Neil was a dedicated employee for 40 years for Roy Morrow & Sons (Chevron). He was a volunteer with Hope Fire Dept. for over 25 years. A gathering of family and friends to remember Neil will be held at the Hope Golf Club on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 2 pm. Donations, in memory of Neil, can be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada 5165 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite #300, Montreal, QC H4A 1T6, or Fraser Canyon Hospice Society: 1275 7th Ave, Hope, BC, V0X 1L4
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011, Hope Standard A19
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109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES CITY OF YELLOWKNIFE Lifeguard/Instructor Come join the adventure in the Diamond Capital of North America! The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking an enthusiastic and qualified individual to assume the position of Lifeguard/Instructor at the Ruth Inch Memorial Pool in Yellowknife. The City offers an attractive salary of $54,270 $63,652 plus housing allowances and relocation assistance. For more information on this position and the qualifications required, please refer to the City of Yellowknife’ s web page at: www.yellowknife.ca or contact Human Resources at (867) 920-5603. Submit resumes in confidence no later than 4:30 p.m., on July 8, 2011, quoting competition #602127U to: Human Resources Division, City of Yellowknife, P.O. Box 580, YK, NT, X1A 2N4; Fax: 867669-3471 or Email: email@example.com NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. We are seeking enthusiastic self-starters for newly developed positions at our Grande Prairie and Prince George auction facility. Equipment Manager - Grande Prairie & Equipment Inspector - Prince George. To learn more, please visit our careers website at: www.rbauction.com/careers
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AMERICAN COCKER Vet ✔, cuddly, family raised, paper trained. Exc pet! $700. 604-823-4393 Chwk. AUSTRALIAN CATTLE dogs, bluehealer female puppy, born April 26, vet checked, 1st shots, working parents. $550. Call (604)860-4400 Beautiful & adorable purebred German Shepherd puppies born on Apr. 27, no papers. Loving & affectionate parents, vet checked, 1st shots, dewormed. Good family dogs. 604-796-3561 BICHON Pups CKC Reg. $750. Adorable. Hypo-allerg, vet chk, 1st shots, guart’d. 604-617-3470 Boston Terriers pups, ckc reg, vet checked, reputable breeder, excellent pedigree. (604)794-3786 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 COBY/GOTTI Pitbull male, 8mo/old stocky, $800/obo. 778-240-0563 CORGE PUPPIES, white, 12 weeks old. Ear chipped, registered. $3500. VIP only. 604-274-1056 ENGLISH BULLDOG puppies, Male/Female, P/B, mircochiped, dewormed, Vet check, health guar’d Call Andrei 604-970-3807. GOLDEN retriever X Australian Shepherd, 7 wks. male/female $375. Dewormed. No Sunday calls: 604-819-4404 or 604-823-6703 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com
P/B BLUENOSE PITBULL PUPPIES, 7wks old 1st shot Going fast. 2M 2F $1500 obo 778-808-0964 PUREBRED RAZOR’S EDGE Blue Nose Pitbull puppies. $1000 only 3 girls left! 604-716-1377 RETRIEVER / LAB puppies, simply irresistible, 2 left, comes w/ extras. $350 & $450. (604)869-0424 Springer Spaniel pups, 4m/3f, dad reg./mom not, gd hunting background, $600/ea. (604)798-3805 TOY POODLE puppies. 2 apricot, Adorable. Ready to go June 25. $700. 778-240-2400 (Cloverdale) YORKIES, 9 weeks $700,1 male, 1 fem., vet ✔, 1st shots, dewormed, family raised, 604-541-0656
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 518
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AVOID BANKRUPTCY - SAVE UP TO 70% Of Your Debt. One affordable monthly payment, interest free. For debt restructuring on YOUR terms, not your creditors. Call 1-866-690-3328 or see web site: www.4pillars.ca GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS will lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161. MoneyProvider.com. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-7761660.
GLEN TRAUN LANDSCAPING, Commercial & Residential yard maintenance. Call 604-869-2767
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MOVING & STORAGE
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. We move - We ship - We recycle. Senior- Student Discount available. 604-721-4555 or 604-800-9488.
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566 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
STERLING PIANO Low style. Very good ring. $800. Call 604-557-9644
Want to get into shape?? Hoist V3 Home gym
Perfect condition, hardly used. Patented 3-D articulating chest press, arm & leg press.
Paid $3500, sacriﬁce $1000. Downsizing must sell.
REAL ESTATE 603
20 Acre Ranch Foreclosures Near Booming El Paso, Texas Was $16,900 Now $12,900 $0 Down, take over payments, $99/mo. Beautiful views, owner financing, FREE map/pictures 800-755-8953
REAL ESTATE 633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS HOPE, FOR SALE:
1 manufactured home 14 ft. wide w/2 bdrms. Brand new. In the Lismore community, a seniors community “where the good people live”. Call Gordon for details and for an appointment to view @ (604)240-3464 New custom SRI.com 14 ft. wide in Chilliwack park from $69,900. Chuck 604-830-1960
NEW SRI Single, double, modular homes. Glenbrook 604-830-1960. REPOSSESSED MOBILE HOMES to be moved, 1974-2008, Glenbrook 604-830-1960
612 BUSINESSES FOR SALE
Call (604)869-2583 626
HOUSES FOR SALE
INVESTOR SPECIAL- Kamloops $46K down. 2 yr. deal Pre-sold. Gr8 Profit. www.PropertyInvestorDeals.CA
*SPECTACULAR* 4 bdrm South Facing Waterfront Vacation Home On Shuswap Lake! Lakeshore living At it’s Best! LAKESHORE
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 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca
PRIVATE MORTGAGE Lender. Funding smaller 2nd, 3rd, & interim mortgages. No fees! Please call 604-736-6914 or email@example.com. Courtesy to agents.
ONLY $729,000: Perfect getaway for your family & all your friends! 5052 Squilax Anglemont Rd. Celista, BC.
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okhomeseller.com Listing # 26628 633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS Canadian CSA Modular, Manufactured, and Park Model Homes @ US factory direct wholesale prices. Starting @ 39,824 better features + more options = best value. The Home Boys 877-976-3737 or 509481-9830 www.hbmodular.com We will beat anyone’s price. Guaranteed!
HOPE, rarely vacant 2 bdrm apt in newer building in downtown Hope within walking distance of everything,includes walk-in closet in master, W/D, dishwasher, garberator, A/C, buzzer with intercom, private balcony and covered parking, N/S, no party, suitable for mature or seniors. Call (604)855-9940 HOPE, Timberlane Terrace, large 2 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, W/D, available now. Call Jenni (604)860-4953
709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL HOPE, Retail Space available, 591 Wallace, 4 units, starting at $400/mon +hst, incl heat, water & garbage. Call Rob @ 604-869-9763
CARS - DOMESTIC
Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
HOPE, 1 & 2 BEDROOM APT., for rent $500 - $600, Park Royal, heat & hot water inc., balcony, 55, NP, NS. Best Loc Hope. Ref’s required. Call (604)860-0236 Linda or (604) 825-1444
For Rent in Kings Court. $580./mo. Heat & hot water incl. Air conditioning & balcony. D.D. and Ref’s Required. Seniors preferred. Avail July 1.
Call 604-869-0932 LEAVE MESSAGE HOPE, 2 bdrm spacious apt., new paint & carpet, adult oriented building, sunny side of town, clean & bright, $675/mo. Call 604-793-5010 HOPE
3 bedroom townhouse, 5 appl., soundproof, radiant heat, blinds, fenced yard, patio, 658 Coquihalla St., sunny side of town, N/S, no dogs, D/D Ref’s req. Call (604)860-5009 or (604)869-6599 or (604)796-0069 Hope: Scott Dr. # 106: 2bdrm 1.5/ba, Grnd flr in-ste w/d. $740/mo. + hydro. N/S. Call on site manager 604-860-4953 or (604)255-4724
ANSWERS FOR PUZZLE 559 CROSSWORD
1967 Ford Mustang fastback, 302 engine, many new parts. Call (604)795-7133
1030 3rd Ave.
Ross Fullbrook Royal LePage 604-792-0077 Or Rachael 604 860 0803
1994 CADILLAC. Fully loaded good interior, black, leather, $2500 obo. Moving must sell. 604-853-4269
63670 Old Yale Rd Sat., July 2 9 am - 1 pm
1998 MALIBU, blue sedan, 88,824 kms (55,192 mi) purchased on estate sale Apr 2002, lady driven, Michelin ice radials, exc cond, no accid’s. $3800. Ph: (604)852-3870
household items, furniture
2000 LASABRE LTD. All options, certified. Grand Touring. pkg. 124K Spotless. $5900 778-565-4334
HOPE, near new ground level 1 bdrm suite in quiet area, walking distance to downtown, $690/mon, Avail July 15. Call Walter @1 (604)792-0077(Royal Lepage office in Chilliwack).
CITY LIVING IN a Westcoast setting! Beautiful rentals available now in Wesbrook Village at UBC. Studios, 2-bedrooms and Townhouses. Call 604-228-2025 today, or mai DiscoverWesbrook@ ubcproperties.com www.DiscoverWesbrook.ca/bcy HOPE, 3 bdrm townhouse, FREE CABLE, F/S, 1 1/2 baths, No Dogs. $725/mo. 604-869-2177
1978 OLDS Royal Delta 88, 2 door, hardtop, 107K, beautiful shape. Dad’s car stored for 17 years. Asking $4000. obo. 604-859-9932
2005 PONTIAC VIBE, a/c, standard, new tires, 86,000 kms. $6300: (604)846-8125
2006 KUSTOM Koach 30’ 5th wheel $28,500 alone, selling with 2003 Ford F350 truck, 7.3 diesel 158Kms $49,500 obo for both. Will trade for mobile home in the Fraser Valley (778)887-4185
2007 TOYOTA COROLLA S, navy blue, 4 dr., loaded, 86,000km, lady driven. $10,900 obo 604-464-6078
1980 HARLEY DAVIDSON, Electra Glide, good in all weather, mint cond, $8000 or trade 604-504-0738
Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal
2008 DESERT FOX 21’ travel trailer, awning, slp 6-8, sat./tv/dvd, generator, fuel tank, $24,900. Hardly used, exc. cond. 1 (604)880-9962
2011 Coleman 250
1989 Triple E Regency Class C 28ft, good condition, low mileage. Would make a great summer home. $10,900 If interested Call John at 604-796-8905 or 604-793-8593
847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES
2001 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5L, auto 4x4 lded, new brke/tires, aircared/13. $7800. 604-533-9133.
1993 KOMFORT 23ft 5th wheel, fully equipped, new fridge, $6500. call (604)824-0781
www.fraserwayrv.com 1-877-651-3267 DL #31087
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
1993 PHOENIX 26’ Class A Motorhome, GM chassis, rear queen bed, awning, 62K, nice shape, $13,500. 604-536-8379.
MISC. FOR RENT
SILVER Hope MHP, 63961 Flood Hope Rd. MH -Cabins -RVpads , monthly rentals, utilities & cable incl. Call (604)869-1894 or (604)869-8244
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS MOBILE Home in the country. $1300/month. 3 bdrms,1 bath,extra storage addition,appliances incl. 604-792-9506
1996 FORD F250, V8 , auto, 178K, 1994 Nomad 5th wheel. 27.5 12’ slide out, new tires, new propane tanks, exc. cond. Both units very well maintained. Asking $15,000 obo for combined unit. 604-859-4984
VACANT PAD FOR RENT. The pad will accommodate a home up to 14 x 64. Call 604-869-7641
2001 Wildwood 26’ 5th whl, NW pckg, 12x3’ slide, less than 500 road km. $9900. 1 (604)751-0122
HOMES FOR RENT
HOPE. 2 bdrm house, located in town. W/D, No smoking. No pets. Refs. preferred. $800/mo. Call (604)876-7704. HOPE,1 BEDROOM CABIN - Cariboo Trailer Park,Unfurnished, F/S and utilities included. Ref’s. Req’d. D/D, must be willing to do criminal record check. Call 604-869-9024 HOPE, charming country home, 1/2 bl. Kawkawa Lk, 2 bdrm + lrg loft, sm pets OK, avail. July 1, $760. Call Dave (778)808-7771 SILVER CREEK, 2 bdrm trailer for rent. Close to school. Avail. July 1. Please call 604-869-5806 or enquire 63852 School Rd.
2004 37C PACE ARROW, 15,800 m, Shaw auto satellite, 3 slides, W/D, custom cover, 10 yr paint protection, etc. Better than new. $79,900. Call (604)869-3313
INSTANT AUTO CREDIT Buying a used car is hard enough without having to worry about financing! Get APPROVED for your car loan in minutes: www.NanaimoCars.com
2006 COUGAR trailer. 28’. 12’ slide out, polar pkg., alum super structure. 2 rear rockers, Queen walk around, warranty to May ‘13. New cond. ns/np $21,500. 604-818-0820
778-865-5454 Cash for all vehicles Free towing Quick service Always available
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673 SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288
TRUCKS & VANS
1987 GMC Camper van, slps 4, good shape, aircared, $5500 obo. Call 1 (604)796-2649 1994 PLYMOUTH VOYAGUER 7/pass, mint cond! 159K, AirCared, $1750/obo. 604-308-9848. 1995 Ford F150 4.9L, 5spd, 193,km, 7’ box, fibreglass cap, aircare 2013. $2400. (604)751-0122 1997 DODGE RAM club cab 4wd, Cummins Diesel $6500 OBO (604)820-8654 1999 DODGE CARAVAN, absolutely in exc. running order, new battery & tires $3500. (778)883-8096 Rmd. 2003 LANDROVER V6 silver 135,405k loaded 4/whl dr $6999 778-908-7572,778-552-6300 2005 SAFARI cargo van, great work van, $8900. Call (604)8467476 Cultus Lake. 2007 FORD Lariat Black, h.d Turbo Max V8, dual wheel, tow pkg. Loaded. $29,500: (604)536-8289
CA$H for CAR$ No Wheels -No Problem! Servicing the Fraser Valley 604-746-2855
778-865-5454 FREE CASH WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. Free Delivery
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
2009 TOYOTA MATRIX 4/dr auto p/w, p/l, AC, cd player, 89K, silver. $8800. Call 604-825-9477.
HOPE - 3 bdrm, 2 bath, big yard, central to all schools. Avail. July 1, $800/mon. Small pet ok. (604)860-3658
2008 HYUNDAI ACCENT white, 38,000Kms, dual air bags, a/c, cd stereo, power options, excellent cond $9,499. Call 1-778-245-7485
Enclosed & heated water tank only, 3 burner range & oven, A/C. Now $22,995 (stk.#30823) During Coleman Days!
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2007 HONDA Civic DXG 5 sp, 2 dr, grey, 130K, p/w, p/l, a/c, am/fm/cd, no accid, $10,500. (604)855-3313
HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS
HOPE BACKYARD: Storage shed, grassy play area & fenced kennel.
F/S, coin laund, cable incl., secure prkg. Avail June 1.
WANT A VEHICLE But Stressed About Your Credit? We Fund Your Future Not Your Past. Want a Visa? Any Credit, All Accepted. 1-888593-6095
1 Bdrm apt. $550 Cabins $550
101 ft frontage by 88 ft. VACATION HOME 1-1/2 Story - 1200 sq. ft. Upper level - 3 bdrms Main level - 1 large bdrm Main bathrm, Open floor Plan - dining rm, kitchen and front room with dbl patio door access to Large deck - over 700 sq. ft. Large floating wharf - 660 sq. ft. 2 buoys, Firepit
Better than an apartment, no noisy neighbours on other side of the apartment wall. A 2 bedroom Mobile home in a Seniors Community in Hope. References, Criminal background check, abstainers, No pets. Our community is clean and has strict management. Call for an appointment to view, Gordon 604-869-7641
Large 2 bdrm apt., oak kitchen, gas fireplace, adult oriented, n/p, resident caretaker. $795/mo. Avail. June 1. 604-860-4559
New Used and Antiques Business & property Lock stock and barrel 555 Wallace St. Downtown Hope, BC Est. for 35 years Asking $255,000.00
Second Hand Store
DOUBLE AXLE UTILITY trailer 5’X8’ nice condition, all metal frame etc $600.00 (604)768-9904
14’ HURSTON DEEP V. 45 HP, Merc. Full canopy & extras. Clean, gd trailer. $3500 obo. 604-997-3113 16 ‘ Aluminum boat, centre steering, 25hpw mariner, EZ load trailer, $5000. Call (604)869-9850
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