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Stay out of the river — that placid-looking Thompson is churning under the surface and can pose great danger. In the past few days, the river has begun to level out and has reached a height of 343 metres. Once the river hits 343.8 metres, red-stage alert is enacted. This means inspections are increased to twice daily, including weekends; required repairs due to bank erosion are carried out; public boat launches are closed and boat traffic is limited. “With the rise in water levels, the city has been working on filling catch basins, testing portable pumps and inspecting dykes,” said Tom Marstaller, the city’s utility services manager. According to the River Forecast Centre, the cool April and May led to a delay in the onset of snow melt by up to four weeks. As a result, there remains a significant amount of water left to drain into the rivers and the weather over the next couple of weeks will determine how fast the water will come. Based on information provided from Environment Canada, the River Forecast Centre and Water Stewardship Branch, no significant changes in the river level are expected through the weekend. Residents who need sandbags can pick them up, free of charge, at the public works centre, 955 Concordia Way, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and anytime at the following fire stations: 1205 Summit Dr.; 2-1578 Tranquille Rd.; 3-1625 Valleyview Dr.; 4- 615 Porterfield Rd.; Heffley Creek and 5300 Dallas Dr. The city posts on its website (kamloops.ca/ riverlevels) river levels measured at Overlanders Bridge. For more information, residents can also visit the River Forecast Centre website at bcrfc.env.gov. bc.ca.
Judy Bruneau doesn’t like being in the hospital – but a medical condition flared up last weekend, requiring intravenous medications, tests and all those pokes and prods for which the medical profession is known. She wishes they weren’t happening in the hallway, but they are. Bruneau is one of several patients in screened-off parts of halls at Royal Inland Hospital. She is alternating between anger at her situation and humiliation that she is being treated in full view of anyone who happens to be walking down the hall. Bruneau’s area — which wasn’t completely screened off the first night — is within a couple of steps of the ward’s shower, just a few more steps away from the dirty-service room and next to a phone that seems to ring constantly. The overhead lights can’t be turned off at night and that disrupted what little sleep she was able to get, she said. Bruneau said she was in her thirdfloor room talking on the telephone with her brother about her health when a nurse came in and told her she would be relocated to the hall because there
was a shortage of beds and hers was needed. “I cried,” Bruneau said. “I told them I wasn’t moving. I told them I’m not a second-class citizen.” In the end, she was moved and RIH administrator Marg Brown said she understands Bruneau’s anger about it. “It is not the ideal situation,” Brown said, adding hospital staff “is committed to caring for these patients, whether they’re in a bed in a hall or in a room. “That doesn’t make it nice, though.” Most days, Brown said, there are people in the halls of most wards, but she couldn’t put a figure on it because “it’s very fluid. It varies day to day.” There are many reasons for the lack of space, Brown said, including the fact demand on the hospital continues to
increase while funding does not keep pace. In fact, Brown said, if a decision was ever made to fully fund all health-care costs in the province, “it would bankrupt it.” It’s important to avoid having people stuck in the emergency room waiting for admission and a bed, Brown said, because that causes a backlog and longer waits in that key department. Brown said staff don’t move people into the halls without making sure they are medically stable. She said RIH has put administrators and doctors into the hall in the past when they were patients and space was needed.
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Taller wood-frame buildings controversial box,” Hickey told KTW. The potential problems with wood-frame developments typically occur in the construction phase. Unlike concrete buildings, which have fire-suppression and sprinkler systems installed during construction, that can’t happen with wood-frame buildings. The fire-suppression systems are placed inside once the frame is complete, which leaves the woodframe buildings vulnerable to devastating fires during construction. Many developers insist once the fire-suppression systems are in place and construction is complete, wood-frame buildings are just as safe as any other, but Hickey
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Mainstage 2011 Get ready for an exciting week of live theatre, friendly competition and behind-thescenes learning with Mainstage. This event experience includes: Performances at Sagebrush Theatre, Backstage Courses at the Pavilion, Green Room Parties and Coffee critiques at the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre.
Mainstage returns to Kamloops July 1 â€“ 9, 2011 July 1 | 8PM -Torch Song Trilogy â€“ Widows and Children First- Vancouver Island Players (S. Island Zone) July 2 | NOON - Fuel - Stage North Theatre Society (Peace River Zone) July 2 | 8PM - Over The River And Through The Woods - Nanaimo Theatre Group (N. Island Zone) July 3 | 8PM - Memory Of Water - Williams Lake Studio Theatre (Central Interior Zone) July 4 | 8PM - Lost In Yonkers Langley Players (Fraser Valley Zone) July 5 | 8PM - The Duck Variations - Theatre Kelowna (Okanagan Zone) July 6 | 8PM - Ladies Of The Camellias - White Rock Players Club (Greater Vancouver Zone) July 8 | 8PM - Biloxi Blues - Deep Cove Stage Society (North Shore Zone)
Audiences can attend morning coffee critiques with Adjudicator Dean Paul Gibson with the cast and crew of the previous afternoon or eveningâ€™s performance. Dean Paul will go into his notes on the show in more depth discussing what worked well and what didnâ€™t as well as what other choices may have been available to the production. For more information contact Theatre BC at 778.471.5620 or www.tbcmainstage.ca
Council Calendar Canadian and BC Environmental Assessment Authority Public Consultation Session for proposed Ajax Mine; (consultation runs June 8 to July 11); Jun 16 - 5 pm Kamloops Town Lodge. More information at: http://bit.ly/itxejq City of Kamloops/School District #73 Joint Use Committee Jun 20 - 12 noon School District #73 Offices Arts Commission Jun 20 - 4:30 pm Second Floor Boardroom, City Hall Council Workshop/Policy Review Jun 21 - 9 am Council Chambers, City Hall Regular Council Meeting Jun 28 â€“ 1:30 pm Public Hearing Jun 28 â€“ 7 pm Consider amendments to the Official Community Plan and Zoning By-law to: Âˇ Encourage affordable housing projects on City-owned land to include adaptable units for individuals with disabilities; Âˇ 6195 Westsyde Road - permit a second dwelling unit for farm help; Âˇ 6675 Westsyde Road - allow agricultural tourism activities; Âˇ 4107 Cameron Road - permit a one-person hair salon; Âˇ 584/586 Brentwood Avenue legalize an existing duplex;
Council Calendar Âˇ Amend commercial zones to limit major financial institutions to the Central Business District while permitting minor financial institutions in all commercial zones allowing office use; Âˇ Prohibit stand alone government offices in the I-1S (Industrial Park) zone to protect industrial land base and strengthen downtown core; Âˇ Amend commercial zones to allow basement suites below main level commercial space to encourage residential development in commercial areas; and Âˇ Amend the C-5 (Shopping Centre Commercial) zone to allow temporary auto sales in shopping centres for 4 weeks per year. Meetings air on Shaw Cable 10, Wed and Sat at 11 am, and Sun at 7 pm. Meeting schedule is available at kamloops.ca/council
Career Opportunities Applications are being accepted for the following union positions: Environmental Technician Competition No: 03-30/10 Closing Date: June 30, 2011 Sustainability Coordinator Competition No: 03-31/10 Closing Date: June 30, 2011 Human Resources: 250-828-3439 kamloops.ca/jobs
The Central Interior Zone presents Memory of Water for this yearâ€™s Mainstage
Property Taxes Tax notices have been mailed and most home owners should have received their tax notices. If you have not received yours please contact City Hall.
Valleyview Drive Multi-Use Path - Phase 2 Please be advised that construction will be active from June to Nov 2011.
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In the Wednesday June 15, 2011 edition of Kamloops This Week the Extra Foods advertisement showing a “NO TAX EVENT” should not have appeared.
City road crews worked quickly to replace the stop sign and road marker at the intersection of Mark Recchi Way and the south end of the Red Bridge after the original — featuring a ‘Mark Recchi Way’ sign attached to the stop sign — was stolen earlier Thursday morning after Recchi’s Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks to win the Stanley Cup. Dave Eagles/KTW
By Tim Petruk Mel Recchi, father of Stanley Cup hero and Kamloops native Mark Recchi, talks about his son’s glorious exit from the NHL. Read it online at kamloopsthisweek.com.
Perhaps he was a Mark Recchi fan. Maybe he was really upset that Recchi’s Bruins beat Vancouver for the Stanley Cup. Whatever the impetus, someone wearing a Team Canada jersey cut down and stole the Mark Recchi Way street and stop sign at the south end of the Red Bridge at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Kamloops RCMP Staff Sgt. Grant Learned said the sign swindler left in a truck headed north on Mount Paul Way. And, that was just one of many calls Mounties were busy responding to in the wake of Vancouver’s 4-0 loss in Game 7. Learned said police responded to about 50 calls, though none rivalling the severity of the riots in Vancouver. Less than an hour after the game ended, at about 8:40 p.m., police received a report of drunken youths burning a Canucks flag near the cenotaph on Battle Street. As police arrived on scene, Learned said, six kids were seen fleeing the park on foot. Officers found a burned
Canucks towel near the cenotaph. The youths were not located. Just before 11:30 p.m., a man attempting to perform a BMX stunt for a group of people gathered in the 300-block of Lansdowne Street suffered “significant face trauma,” Learned said, after miscalculating a jump and faceplanting on the pavement. He was taken to hospital for treatment and testing. The final Canucks-related call came in just after 2 a.m., when witnesses reported seeing two men walking through the area of Eighth Avenue and York Street “knocking over signs and anything not bolted down,” Learned said. The suspects were not located. Learned said the number of calls in Kamloops on Wednesday was in line with a typical weekend night.
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There appears to be a hush over Sun Peaks Resort. Itâ€™s not quiet because the ski season has come and gone. People are being tightlipped about a new resident in town. Last week, it was quietly announced the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) had purchased two properties in the Lookout Ridge area of the resort. However, getting those involved in the purchase to spill the beans on what the popular exhibition is doing at Sun Peaks is no easy task. The realtor in charge of selling the property and officials with the PNE wonâ€™t confirm anything, but speculation is the properties will eventually be featured as the exhibitionâ€™s annual prize home in 2012 and 2013. Shelley Frost, vice-president of marketing for the PNE, couldnâ€™t comment on what the land will be used for, but did add officials with the Vancouver exhibition see Sun Peaks as a great resort destination. â€œWe are obviously planning for the future,â€? she told KTW.
+2:&$1:(,03529( 6(1,256Âś&$5(" This is one of two lots at Sun Peaks Resort purchased by the Pacific National Exhibition, likely for future dream homes the PNE raffles off. The two lots, which were listed by Sothebyâ€™s International Realty Canada for $260,000, are 9,000 and 13,600 square feet in size, respectively.
This yearâ€™s PNE prize home is located in Kelowna. Liz Forster, managing broker at Sothebyâ€™s International Realty Canada, couldnâ€™t say much either, but called the purchase of the two properties â€œmonumentalâ€? for the resort. In reality, the parties involved are staying quiet because of provincial gaming laws. Lotteries and prize-home draws are tightly regulated by a provincial body called the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch. The governing body sets the gaming rules and has strict guidelines when it comes to prize-home lotteries.
Under the rules, lotteries like the ones offered by the PNE are only allowed to advertise for 16 weeks leading up to the draw or risk losing their licence. So, for now, the two lots, which were listed for $260,000 each, will remain empty, but filled with speculation. Sun Peaks Mayor Al Raine, who noted the municipality was not involved in the lot purchase, suggested if indeed the properties are used as PNE prize homes, it will help raise the profile of the resort. â€œI think it makes a lot of good sense,â€? he said, opining Sun Peaks is the perfect destination for a dream home.
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There were no textbooks, no overhead projectors and no chalkboards in Gina Kiem’s familystudies class on Tuesday morning (June 14) at NorKam secondary. There wasn’t even a smartboard. Instead, the 28 high-school students in the classroom were treated to a guest lecture from a neuroscientist thousands of kilometres away — all done via webcam. “Basically, it’s a video-conference session with current researchers from Canada who are coming to give a different learning environment for the students,” Kiem said. “They’re leading researchers from all across Canada.” Tuesday’s video-conference — part of a program called Virtual Researcher On Call (VROC), in partnership with NorKam and the University of Ottawa — was a first for Kamloops schools. Dr. Dave J. Hayes gave a 25-minute lecture, followed by a question-and-answer period. Hayes is a neuroscientist postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Mental Health Research at the
Royal Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa. He opened his talk — throughout which he was seated at what appeared to be his office desk, wearing a headset microphone and occasionally sipping from a Tim Hortons cup — by noting the unusual nature of the lecture. “This is a first for you guys and it’s a first for me, too,” he said. “I’ve given a lot of lectures, but none where the people are 5,000 kilometres away.” He spoke about physiology and brain functions as they relate to mental health — something Kiem has been teaching to the familystudies class this semester. NorKam principal Sheryl Lindquist said her school was eager to make use of the technology. “It’s an opportunity for researchers that are absolutely up to date and current to have conversations with students at the grassroots,” she said. “It’s much better that a textbook or even YouTube, because it’s interactive. “Teachers are starting to use any and all technology they can get their hands on because it’s more
up to date than a three-year-old textbook.” VROC is an Ontario-based education program run by Partners in Research. It was started in 2006 by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. It expanded to Quebec and Alberta in 2009 and the rest of Canada last year. There is no cost for a school district to become a VROC partner, which entitles the partner to two free video-conferencing sessions per year. Lindquist said NorKam is the only Kamloops school to have so far taken advantage of the program — and she’d like to see it happen more in the future. “Any of the web technology offerings — kids are web-based individuals this day and age,” she said. “It makes it more believable and real.” Kiem would also like to see more video-conference lectures. “I’d love to do it again — I think it would be a great idea,” she said. “I’m just interested in technology and different ways for children to learn.”
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Common sense should often trump rigid contract language
WAS RAISED IN A STAUNCH union household. Walked my first picket line at 12. Met my husband when I asked him to run the strike at the newspaper we both worked at in Ontario. Even got a very special strikerelated memento at my retirement party more than a decade ago — yes, I did once retire, only to get drawn back into this business after our move to Kamloops from Ontario. I’ve negotiated contracts on pensions, pay equity, basic wages and working conditions, won arbitrations and never once lost a grievance. That doesn’t mean I always won, just that there was always a solution, a way out of a staffing situation that might have seemed impossible. So, it is not lightly I say there’s something fundamentally wrong when a child has panic attacks at the thought of setting foot in a classroom in our city. There is something amiss when parents complain to the school board only to be told it’s difficult to deal with teacher issues because, as one school district person told me, their union contract is so iron-clad it’s impossible to mete out discipline. In the past several weeks, I’ve received phone calls from parents upset about a classroom situation causing their children significant stress. At least two of these parents said that, given no satisfaction from school-board administrators, they would be moving their children to other schools. Each complained of the same basic issues: A teacher who berates students to the point some would leave in tears. I’ve been lucky. My children have had, for the most part, wonderful teachers who were engaged, communicative
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LEVEL and had an enthusiasm for their chosen profession. Yes, there were a couple who were a bit less to my liking than others, but my rule has always been if my children are happy and learning, that’s all that matters. I’m not all that familiar with the contract the B.C. Teachers’ Federation has, so I called some education-related friends who would know about this, to ask them if it’s true parents really are facing an impossible fight if they are upset about a teacher’s behaviour in the classroom. To a person, they said yes. They said the teachers’ contract is so rigid it is virtually impossible for the school district to affect any meaningful discussion, let along discipline, on issues about teacher performance. I’m not going to doubt them. Some are charged with administering that contract, while some benefit from its apparently strong pro-teacher language. So, what’s a mom to do, I asked them? What’s a mom to do when her child is leaving school in tears, afraid she’ll flunk if she doesn’t do everything exactly the way the teacher demands, who does everything but throw up at the thought of going to class?
One of those school-district people I talked with said, as a person with a strong union background, I had to know that contracts protect employees. True, but common sense also has to play a part, I told him, pointing to a management-union meeting I had once to deal with a co-worker accused of harassment. Technically, there was little proof. It was a he-said, she-said, but we both knew there was a problem. The manager and I talked, we agreed he’d come down hard on the employee we both knew was behaving badly — to put it mildly — and the union would tsk-tsk to him in private about it, but tell him it was best to accept the employer’s offer of free counselling, some time off with pay and pointed encouragement from all to deal with his issues. It played out that way, the guy got counselling, the harassing ended and, more than a decade later, he’s still employed and has not had another complaint lodged against him. The letter of the contract could have precluded that kind of discussion; common sense dictated it was a talk that needed to happen. Which brings me right back to the calls I’ve had and the conversations I’ve been involved in trying to make sense of it all. Students should not be afraid to go to school. They should not fear their teachers. They should not have to change schools because of a teacher who cannot control their temper, emotions and language. And, any union that allows that to continue is failing the very people it claims to care about. email@example.com kamloopsstreetlevel.tumblr.com
Canuck fans did not riot in downtown Vancouver following Game 7 on Wednesday night. Nor did hockey fans burn cars, attack police and loot stores. The rioting was started by a small group of thugs intent on recreating the shame of 1994 and using the big game as the launching pad. Of course, their criminal acts were aided and abetted by the majority around them who, while not taking part in the riot, silently spurred it on by snapping photos with their cameras, cheering on the carnage and refusing to heed police orders to leave the downtown area. This happened on June 14, 1994, after the Canucks lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final in New York City. Following that riot, the city and province did much soulsearching, launched inquiries and made plans to ensure this never happened again. But, it did. When more than 100,000 people converge in the concrete canyons of the province’s largest city, it only takes a small number to overwhelm a police force. The riot was disgusting, but not unprecedented. In Montreal, people rioted and caused millions of dollars in damage in 2008 and 2010 after the Canadiens won crucial playoff games. The difference between 1994 and 2011 is technology. On Wednesday night, thousands of photos were captured on cellphone cameras. The public can go to Facebook, Tumblr and other social-network sites to view photos of rioters and help identify the perpetrators so the police can get on with arresting those responsible.
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Re: Tobiano falls into receivership: “First Bear Mountain on Vancouber Island and now Tobiano. “Looks like these types of ventures are risky, especially in the current economic climate.” — posted by Wayne Kuzek “I have always been amazed there are hardly ever any boats out on Kamloops Lake. I see more boating going on at Juniper Beach, for Pete’s sake.” — posted by Grouchy1 “Blaming the failure of the project on the lack of a marina is pretty lame. “The only time that lake has any traffic on it is during the Savona Fishing Derby.” — posted by CZ_858
Re: Kamloops drivers continue to ﬂout road rules: “If you want drivers to obey the laws, increase fines to actually hurt a person! “How about $500 for speeding and not wearing a seatbelt! Make it a grand if they are more than 20 km/h over the posted limit. “I have gone 19 years without a speeding ticket. How many can say that? And, I drive 60,000 kilometres a year!” — posted by Friendly Lynx
Hospital staff brought comfort
Loving art at Parkcrest Editor: Thanks to KTW and reporter Dale Bass for the June 10 story on the art creations of First Nations students at Parkcrest elementary (‘Let’s celebrate’). It is great KTW is willing to publish a story showing the efforts of schools such as Parkcrest. Congratulations, also to First Nations education worker Christina Boyer for working so hard to showcase our First Nations children’s talents, and to local artist Joey Nash for his contributions. Mike Friesen Kamloops
Brock-Central Lions Club director Vic Martin (left) and Aberdeen Lions Club President Joe Weeks with Stephen James, winner of the first-prize $1,000 in the Lions Food Lottery, from which proceeds go to help send special-needs kids to camp.
Thanks for helping these kids Editor: The Brock-Central and Aberdeen Lions wish to thank all who participated in their Lions Food Lottery, with the support from Cooper’s Foods. All net proceeds go directly to support camperships for special-needs children at Camp Winfield. The following are the winners from the May 28 draw: • First prize — $1,000, Stephen James of Kamloops. • Second prize — $500, Trudy Olsson of Kamloops. • Third to seventh prizes — $100 each, J. Long, Ann Stuart, Sandy Day and Joy Kirsh, all from Kamloops, and Don Davidson of Coquitlam. • Bonus prize — $250, Linda Reading of Kamloops. Howard Swaren Lions Food Lottery co-chair Kamloops
Editor: We would like to dearly thank the staff at Royal Inland Hospital for the caring and comfort of our friend, father and grandfather, Michael (Mickey) Dunn, in his last few days of life. Special thanks to the nurses in emergency triage, to Carolyn on 7 North, to Judy and Edith on 5 North and to those we unfortunately didn’t have the pleasure of meeting. Thanks also to the understanding and treatment from the triage neurologist and to doctors Howie and Mahmood. These people deal with sickness and death on a daily basis and still show the compassion and professionalism appreciated by families. Keep up the good work as we’re all counting on you at some point in our lives. The Dunn Family Kamloops
The question remains: What is HST beneﬁt to Ottawa? Editor: I’ve had some time to mull over KTW editor Christopher Foulds’ question as to why the federal Conservatives have managed to avoid the HST wrath in B.C. (‘Curiously, the Conservatives have escaped HST wrath’, June 1). This is by no means a complete answer, but I think it’s partly because the provincial Liberal government gave the electorate so much to focus their repugnance on, there was little left
basking in wealth or jobs. At any rate, none of it came true. The B.C. Liberal party is not renown for its collective intelligence, but was MLA Blair Lekstrom the only one who could see this lying (what else can you call it?) defied every piece of basic economic theory known to man and contrary to 4,000 years of observing government and taxation? So, that’s why I’m primarily mad at the B.C. Liberals.
over for the federal government. All the feds did was bribe the ethically and financially weak Liberals with $1.6 billion of our own money. Then the lying started: It will create 113,000 new “goodpaying” jobs; it will be “revenue-neutral”; consumerism will be up. In fact, the other provinces will be left weeping that they hadn’t thought of this before. Some of them had, of course — notably the Atlantic provinces, which are not exactly
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But, Foulds’ point raises other important questions. For example, what was in it for the Conservatives to spend nearly $6 billion to persuade B.C. and Ontario to go with an HST? There is no obvious benefit for the federal Conservatives to promote an HST as they still only get five per cent of the 12 per cent HST in B.C. and the 13 per cent HST in Ontario. Think about that. I can’t find anybody with an answer.
My best guess is that when the feds have got all the provinces onside with an HST, they’ll bury the tax in the price, as Britain with its VAT. That in itself isn’t a bad idea but, once it’s hidden, it becomes far easier for the federal and provincial governments to increase the tax with only a brief mention of it on a newspaper’s back page. We’ll hardly notice it. The time to kill that possibility is now. John Richardson Kamloops
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NDP focus of mystery poller By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Someone is polling Kamloopsians about a potential NDP challenger for Kamloops-North Thompson MLA Terry Lake â€” but who it is remains in the dark. Kamloops-North Thompson NDP riding association president Rick Turner thinks itâ€™s the provincial Liberals. Kamloops-South Thompson Liberal MLA Kevin Krueger said his party is not conducting the poll. The provincial NDP office staff, when asked by Turner, said itâ€™s not them and again pointed the finger at the Liberals as possible culprits. The three local people identified in the poll â€” declared candidates Cecile McVittie and Kathy Kendall, along with anti-HST local campaign chairman Chad Moats â€” each said theyâ€™re not doing the polling. Kendall and Moats both pointed out the cost to do that kind of polling would be prohibitive for most people to do on their own. The pollster, John Murney of Kontact Consulting in Regina, said he is bound by confidentiality to not reveal his client. Murney did confirm the poll, the gist of the questions â€” which were sent to KTW â€” and that he is surveying 1,000 people in the city. McVittie and Moats said they had received a call from the pollster. In fact, thatâ€™s how Turner found out about it, when McVittie called him after listening to an
answering-machine message about it and wondering what it was about. Whoever is behind it is clearly looking at the candidate qualities. The questions include voter preference and impressions of the three, along with questions to rank the importance of living in the riding, being well-known and having a strong voice. Kendall, who doesnâ€™t live in the riding, said she considers Kamloops to be â€œone entity, except during provincial elections,â€? and noted she has worked throughout the riding. As for the results, the poll shows the race for the nomination is essentially between two people, with Kendall receiving 42 per cent in the candidate-preference question and Moats 58 per cent. McVittie was preferred by none. In terms of impressions, all three ranked highest in the no-opinion category (McVittie, 64 per cent; Kendall, 50 per cent; Moats, 40 per cent.) Adding the favourable and very favourable rankings creates another 18 per cent for McVittie, 21 per cent for Moats and 40 per cent for Kendall. Response to the need to live in the riding showed 90 per cent said it is very important, while the rest ranked it as important. Meanwhile, Moats likely has joined the two in the quest for the nomination as he planned to file the appropriate paperwork and fees with the provincial NDP office and local president Turner by the deadline of 5 p.m. Thursday, June 16.
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It started with a glass of pop. Benjamin Friedman was looking at his drink — “a carbonated beverage,” he said, either Sprite or ginger ale, he can’t remember — and noticed bubbles rising to the top at a significant speed. “I thought, ‘Are those bubbles accelerating, or do they eventually get to this constant rate?’” he said. So, the 16-year-old 10th grader at South Kamloops secondary devised an experiment. He separately injected one-millilitre amounts of three liquids — gasoline, hexane and vegetable oil — into a cylinder of water and watched them rise. But, not with his eyes. Instead, Friedman rigged up a contraption to film the liquids rising and measure their acceleration by viewing the video frame by frame. They reached terminal velocity. Then he reached the top of the Canadian science-fair scene.
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Your Welcome Wagon Representitives Grade 10 South Kamloops secondary student Benjamin Friedman proudly displays the medal that he won for his science project Terminal Velocity of Drops Rising in Water Due to Buoyancy: What A Drag! Friedman was the only intermediate winner from across B.C. to win gold at the national level. Dave Eagles/KTW
Friedman’s project garnered de facto top honours at his school fair — he was the only entrant in his age category — and earned him a spot at regionals in April at Thompson Rivers University. There, he was one of five students selected to go to the Canada Wide Science Fair. And, at the national competition in Toronto last month, Friedman earned a gold medal in the
intermediate age category for his fizzinspired experiment. “My science teacher was definitely impressed,” he said. “All my teachers, actually. They said things like, ‘Good job, way to go’.” Friedman said the project took serious dedication. “I worked on it for about six months,” he said, estimating he put about four hours into the project each week during that period.
“I put a lot of time into it.” But, Friedman’s ride isn’t over yet. In August, he’ll take it to Thailand for the APEC Science Festival, an annual science fair put on by the AsiaPacific Economic Co-operation. After that? “I’m definitely planning on doing another project next year,” he said. “I just don’t have any ideas yet.”
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Park death spurs coronerâ€™s inquest By Tim Petruk STAFF REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
A coronerâ€™s inquest into the death of a man found dead in a downtown Kamloops park a year-and-a-half ago is slated to begin in November. John Gibbonsâ€™ body was discovered on Nov. 22, 2009, in the park next to Stuart Wood elementary. An inquest into his death will begin on Nov. 14. The 39-year-oldâ€™s death was never deemed suspicious by police. Gibbons had spent most of his life bouncing between subsidized housing and living on the street. Following his death, ASK Wellness Centre
outreach co-ordinator Ken Salter speculated Gibbons was probably drinking at the Cenotaph on Battle Street the night he died and fell down a flight of stairs, hitting his head on a steel railing. Salter said Gibbons was found with four broken ribs and a ruptured spleen. Gibbons also had a full bottle of alcohol and his wallet by his side when he was found. Not much is known about Gibbonsâ€™ activities in the hours leading to his death. He was arrested by Kamloops RCMP on the morning of Nov. 20, 2009, and spent much of the day before he died in custody. Police later said there was a minor altercation
between Gibbons and officers as he was being arrested, but they say he didnâ€™t suffer serious injuries. Gibbons was released from police custody at about 6:45 p.m. on Nov. 21, 2009. After leaving city cells, Salter said, Gibbons turned up at Henry Leland House, where he didnâ€™t appear to be in any pain or suffering from any injuries. He is then believed to have gone to the Cenotaph to meet some drinking buddies at about 9 p.m. After Gibbonsâ€™ body was discovered, Kamloops Mounties issued a plea for witnesses to come forward with information about the hours before his death.
Gibbons gained notoriety following an altercation with former mayoral candidate and RCMP officer Pete Backus in the summer of 2008, caught on camera by KTW photographer Dave Eagles. Photos taken at the time appeared to show Backus gouging Gibbonsâ€™ eye and attempting to force him out of his wheelchair. Gibbons was injured in the scuffle. A police investigation concluded Backus should face criminal charges, but Crown counsel eventually decided not to proceed, saying there was not a significant likelihood of conviction. The inquest into Gibbonsâ€™ death will be
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The month of May was not only disappointing for people craving a little sun — it was also forgettable for development in the Tournament Capital. According to the city’s building-permit department, construction activity in Kamloops took a major tumble in May. The number of single-family permits issued in May reached 14, less than half of the 36 permits issued in May 2010. That helped drop the overall construction value for the month to $14.9 million from $31 million the previous year. Even more startling is the decrease in value among residential permits. The city handed out $8.6-million worth of residential permits last month, compared to $29 million in May 2010. David Trawin, the director of development and engineering services, couldn’t put his finger on a reason for the slow month, but predicted the city will meet its original targets from the
beginning of the year. “We feel going forward it isn’t that bad. We’re hoping it’s just a glitch,” he said, noting May 2010 was an unusually busy month, while last month was one of slowest in recent years. In the first five months of 2011, the city has seen $68 million in construction activity, compared to $95 million through the same span last year. In 2010, the city issued $191-million worth of building permits, but expected that number to drop in 2011 to about $140 million. Trawin did have some positives to take from May, noting building-information requests, which are made when people are looking to buy a new home, are up from last year. The city also issued $5.4-million in commercial-building permits for the month, a significant increase from the $1.4 million value in May 2010. Kamloops has only topped the $200 million in permits once, in 2008, when it doled out $207-million worth of permits, which remains a record.
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A16 FRIDAY, June 17, 2011
KIB welcomes everyone to remember their roots
VERYONE IS WELCOME. It’s the message the Kamloops Indian Band (KIB) is sending out in celebration of National Aboriginal Day on Tuesday, June 21. The national event is held to acknowledge and celebrate aboriginal people. Each community puts on its own events in celebration of the day. “We want to share our culture and our customs,” said Vi Manuel, KIB events co-ordinator. Manuel said approximately 300 to 400 people showed up for last year’s event in Kamloops. New this year is Interactive Indian Idol, designed to give youth the opportunity to showcase themselves and compete with any special talent they may have. “We’re trying to get the youth to show their inner voice,” Manuel said. Winner of the competition will earn a cash price, a beaded medallion — and bragging rights. Other festivities at this year’s event include a bouncy castle, traditional
games and sports, a music festival, guest speakers, self-guided tours of the Secwepmec Museum, crafts for sale, food and entertainment. The highlight of the day comes at the end. Ryan McMahon — also known as Clarence Two Toes — will be featured after musical performances by Jordan Froste, Nitehawks, Coffee House Co., C-Solow and Michaela Dennis. “It’s a chance to celebrate,” Manuel said. The day begins at 11 a.m. with self-guided museum tours, the children’s festival, Interactive Indian Idol, sports day and a traditional lahal tournament. At 11:45 a.m., there will be a barbecue and prayers by elders, followed by guest speakers. Music begins at 1 p.m.and continues to 4 p.m. The event is free, open to everyone and takes place outside the IIB Annex building, 200-355 Yellowhead Hwy. “It’s based on the fact you always remember when you came from,” Manuel said.
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A20 FRIDAY, June 17, 2011
Law school hires faculty By Tim Petruk STAFF REPORTER email@example.com
Thompson Rivers University is one step closer to opening the country’s first new law school in more than three decades. TRU announced this week the bulk of the inaugural faculty for the law school, which will open its doors to students in September. Anne Pappas, the law school’s founding administrator, said the faculty will offer a great educational experience to students. “Our faculty are coming from all over, internationally as well as nationally,” she said. “But, all our Canadian educated.” The faculty includes Ken Cooper-Stephenson, an internationally recognized expert on tort, and Janna Promislow, an expert in First Nations Law. Cooper-Stephenson is Cambridge-educated and most recently taught at the University of Saskatchewan and a pair of law schools in Australia. Promislow received her law degree from the University of Victoria and has taught at York University, the University of
Alberta and University of Victoria. Tuition for the law school is $16,800 per year, but students in the first intake will receive a $3,700 grant for each of their three years — working out to $13,100 per year. Pappas admitted the costs are higher than B.C.’s two other law schools, but said rates at UVic and UBC are under a tuition freeze — and both receive provincial funds, which TRU does not. Tuition for the 2011-2012 school year is $8,507.92 at UVic and $10,338.17 at UBC. Pappas said the biggest hurdle to date in setting up TRU’s law school has been negotiations with the faculty association about lawfaculty salaries. A tentative deal was reached in April and ratified in May. Terms haven’t been made public, but, Pappas said, some law-faculty members will be paid more than instructors in other faculties. “It’s what the market dictates,” she said. “If it wasn’t in line, we wouldn’t have been able to secure these people who are coming from other institutions or are experts in
their areas. “You’ve got leading-edge academics and people who are groundbreaking in the areas they’re researching, which is exciting.” In the coming weeks, Pappas said, the law school will hire its two remaining faculty — for a total of eight — and a chief law librarian. The eight faculty members will be enough to manage the 65 firstyear students who will begin law studies in September. Pappas expects six more to be hired before next fall and more again before the 2013-2014 school year begins. Members of the law-school faculty will begin work on July 1. Classes are slated to begin on Sept. 6. TRU’s law school is the first since the University of Moncton’s school of law opened its doors in 1978. The school of law at Thompson Rivers University will be housed in the new Brown Family House of Learning for the time being, but will move into a revitalized Old Main building when renovations are complete.
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City to expand number of gender-neutral washrooms By Jeremy Deutsch STAFF REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s an awkward situation many who either have young children or care for a disabled person likely experience on a regular basis in Kamloops. When someone with a disability needs to use a public bathroom, and their caregiver is the opposite sex, washroom the options are limited, But, that conundrum just got a little easier to deal with in Kamloops, as city council has approved spending $3,500 to label and designate bathrooms in a handful of recreational
facilities as genderneutral. Byron McCorkell, director parks, recreation and cultural services, said the move to the nondescript bathrooms is an effort to make public facilities more accessible for all residents. “We identified that we have disabled people who need to have a caregiver and their having difficulties using facilities in our recreation building,” he said. “It’s just a means to help them have a quality of life.” A handful of community halls and sports facilities, including the Brocklehurst Recreation
Centre, Memorial Arena and Valleyview Arena, will get the genderneutral bathrooms. The cost to make the changes in most facilities ranges from $200 to $300 for new signs and door-locking mechanisms. When questioned about the seemingly high cost to install a sign, McCorkell explained the price is a quote from a sign shop based on the mounting, printing and production of the signs. He noted the cost for each bathroom could end up being less than estimated. Interior Savings Centre, McArthur
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© 2011 Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc. 1Only available as optional equipment. *Lease and finance offers based on a new 2011 GLK 350/GLK 350 4MATICTM model available only through Mercedes-Benz Financial Services on approved credit for a limited time. Lease example based on $448/$478 (excluding taxes) per month for 36/36 months. Down payment or equivalent trade of $6,715/$6,790 plus first monthly payment and security deposit of $500/$500 and applicable taxes due at lease inception. MSRP starting at $41,300/$43,500. A.P.R. of 3.9%/3.9% applies. Total obligation is $23,351/$24,494. 18,000 km/year allowance ($0.20/km for excess kilometers applies). Finance example based on a 60/60 month term at an A.P.R. of 2.4%/2.4% and an MSRP of $41,300/$43,500. Monthly payment is $642/$677 (excluding taxes) with $6,645/$6,865 down payment or equivalent trade in. Cost of borrowing is $2,256/$2,379 for a total obligation of $45,171/$47,494. **Freight/PDI of $1895, Dealer Admin fee of $299, air-conditioning levy of $100, and a $25.00 fee covering EHF tires, filters and batteries are now included in the down payment. Licence, insurance, registration, taxes, “green” levy taxes (if applicable) and fees levied on the manufacturer (if charged by the dealer) and PPSA are extra. Additional provincial specific fees, taxes and charges may be extra. Dealer may lease or finance for less. Offers may change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers. See your authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer for details or call the Mercedes-Benz Customer Relations Centre at 1-800-387-0100.
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“It is not the ideal situation [but hospital staff] is committed to caring for these patients, whether they’re in a bed in a hall or in a room. — RIH administrator Marg Brown
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Brown said she couldn’t speak to the fact the number of beds in the hospital has dropped to 224 — from what Bruneau said a nurse told her was more than twice that number — because that decision was made before Brown became RIH administrator. However, Brown said she would expect the number of beds has decreased because stays in the hospital are no longer as long as they used to be for many procedures. Meanwhile, being in the hallway has led to Bruneau, who is being treated for a bacteria-related skin infection, meeting other patients
who have shared her experience. She took KTW to meet one of them, who said she was moved in and between a room and the hallway more than once one day, adding that if it happened again, she would check herself out of the Columbia Street facility. Bruneau said she was also pushing hospital staff — each of whom she praised for their kindness and understanding — to let her go home and have home-care provide the nursing she requires. “But, I’ll tell you,” she said, “if they don’t get me a room soon, I’m just going to check myself out and go home.”
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Multi-family recycling approved By Jeremy Deutsch STAFF REPORTER email@example.com
After watching the neighbours in envy for years having their recycling picked up at the curb, residents living in multi-family units in Kamloops are finally getting the same service. Following a successful pilot project, city council has approved expanding the city-wide curbside recycling program to all multi-family complexes. Itâ€™s expected the expanded service will be in place by the end of the year. Mayor Peter Milobar called the expansion â€œpositive,â€? adding it sends a good message about the cityâ€™s willingness to help the environment. According to a staff report, there will be a $430,000 capital cost for the expansion, with an additional $180,000 needed annually to operate the program. Based on a new rate structure, roughly one-quarter of the 280 multi-family sites in the city will pay more for the service,
about $8.50 per unit annually, while the rest will either have costs stay the same or decrease by as much as $6.50 a year. The recycling program is expected to divert 1,400 tonnes of material from city landfills annually, which is roughly 230 per cent more than whatâ€™s being diverted from the four recycling depots around town. The city will start advertising and providing educational materials in the next couple of months, followed in the fall by setting up the recycling carts and bins and finally beginning collection by January 2012. Complexes receiving the wheeled-cart service would be charged the existing curbside rate of $36, while buildings getting the bins would be charged the current bin rate of $34 plus an additional bi-weekly collection rate of $17. Milobar said once the program is up and running, heâ€™d like to see the city drop to just one recycling depot, most likely keeping the Mission Flats location given its proximity to the businesses who still
rely on the depots. As for commercial city-wide recycling, Milobar suggested that service could still be a few years away. Originally launched in June 2010, the city added another three months to its multi-family curbside-recycling pilot project to gather more data on the program. During the first three months, it was noted 25 to 30 per cent of overall garbage was diverted from the landfill, which works out to about 10 metric tons a week. Thatâ€™s slightly higher than the average expected diversion rate. Kamloops had planned to run the pilot project in 2009, but council tossed it out of that yearâ€™s budget. At a cost of $50,000, it made its way into the 2010 budget. A total of 2,000 residents living in 40 buildings across the city took part. In March 2008, Kamloops started its curbside-recycling program for nearly 23,000 single-family households. That program typically diverts 20 tons a day.
Thrupp Manor purchased and rezoned for multi-family use By Jeremy Deutsch STAFF REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
What was once home to low-income seniors now sits empty. In a short amount of time, the Thrupp Manor property on Royal Avenue will be barren and waiting for redevelopment. The city recently purchased the former seniorsâ€™ complex for $900,000 and rezoned the property for multi-family use.
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Though no timeline was given for when the property would be developed, Mayor Peter Milobar said he would like the property turned into some type of housing that would fit in with the current revitalization in the neighbourhood. â€œI think it lends itself to the next phase in that neighbourhood,â€? he said, noting the work the city has done to fix up nearby McDonald Park and completion of Library Square. Milobar would like to see
some forme of new new development â€œto help augment a lot of the sweat-equity people have been doing in those homes to reclaim that neighbourhood.â€? The mayor and city also want the public to know, while it will look like a green space in the meantime, there is no intention to keep it as parkland. However, Milobar said a serious discussion on the property should ultimately be held by the next council.
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LOCAL NEWS The provincial government changed the building code in 2009 to allow wood-frame structures of up to six storeys in height. So far, the only development to take advantage of the change in the code in the city is Library Square in North Kamloops. Dave Eagles/KTW
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Moroz noted his fire department works closely with the city’s building department and developers to ensure all precautions are taken during and after construction, as in the case of Library Square. The developer behind the North Kamloops development is also standing by the safety of wood-frame buildings. Developer Casey van Dongen said there is always a fire potential with wood construction, but he’s confident of its safety once complete, adding he tries to get the fire doors and firewalls installed as soon as possible during
construction. “I’m not any more concerned than I was before,” he said, noting there is a firewall for every 12,000 square feet of floor area in Library Square. Van Dongen doesn’t believe the code needs to be adjusted based on the fire in Richmond. In fact, he has plans to build more wood-frame buildings in the future. The provincial government also seems undeterred by the Richmond fire. Pat Bell, the minister of jobs, tourism and innovation and the cabinet minister who introduced the code changes in 2009, said the Richmond
fire was a disappointment, but pointed out it occurred at a time when the building was most vulnerable to fire — prior to the installation of drywall and fire-extinguishing systems. “We know that is the time that it’s most vulnerable,” he told KTW. Bell believes building taller structures out of wood is safe and can be done in a way that puts no one is at risk once fire-suppression systems are in place, noting Library Square as an example of a success. However, he said, the province will analyze the Richmond fire to determine if anything more can be learned.
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2. Grasscycle Leave grass clippings on the lawn when mowing. Eliminate bagging and raking and reduce watering and fertilizing. 3. Water Properly Water deeply, but infrequently. This means watering 1 - 2 days per week, but when you do, give your grass about 2.5 cm (1") of water. As with mowing high, this also produces deeper stronger roots and helps the grass withstand dry periods. Other practices that will encourage a healthy lawn: Dethatching – Aerating – Topdressing – Overseeding - Fertilizing Try corn gluten meal to manage weeds. It is an organic fertilizer that prevents the germination of seeds, however, it does not control existing weeds.
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2011 ALTIMA SEDAN 2.5 S $
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STANDARD FEATURES: 175-hp, 2.5-litre DOHC engine • Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition Standard ABS, Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), and Traction Control System (TCS) Air Conditioning • Cruise Control with steering-wheel-mounted controls • Nissan Advanced Six Airbag System
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2011 FRONTIER KING CAB SV 4X4
33,343 6,860 $ 26,483
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WELL-EQUIPPED WITH: 261-hp, 4.0-litre V6 engine and 281 lb-ft torque • 6,500 lbs Towing Capacity 16" alloy wheels • Hill Descent Control (4x4) • Hill Start Assist (4x4) ABS and Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) • AM/FM/CD Audio System • Nissan Advanced Airbag System (AABS) • Roof-Mounted Curtain Side-Impact Air Bags (SRS) • Driver and Front Passenger Seat-Mounted Side-Impact Air Bags (SRS) • Front Double Wishbone Suspension • Rigid Multi-Leaf Rear Suspension • Fully Boxed Frame
2011 XTERRA S
35,618 7,309 $ 28,309 $
SELLING & PRICE EMPLOYEE PRICE SAVINGS1
STANDARD FEATURES: 261-hp, 4.0-litre DOHC V6 engine and 281 lb-ft torque • 5,000 lbs Towing Capacity Innovative Utili-trackTM Cargo Channel System with 4 Adjustable Cleats • 4x4 System with Switch-Operated 2-Speed Transfer Case • ABS and Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) • Nissan Advanced Airbag System (AABS) • Supplemental Curtain Side-Impact Airbags • Supplemental Front Seat Supplemental Side Airbags • Rollover Sensor • Front Double Wishbone Suspension • Rear Multi-Leaf Solid Axle Suspension • Fully Boxed Frame
2011 TITAN CREW CAB SV 4X4
45,178 9,566 $ 35,612 $
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Selling Price is $25,593 for a new 2011 Altima 2.5 S (T4RG51 AA00), manual transmission/$33,343 for a new 2011 Frontier 4.0 SV 4x4 (4KSG71 AE00), automatic transmission/$35,618 for a new 2011 Xterra S (8CLG51 AA00), manual transmission/$45,178 for a new 2011 Titan SV 4x4 SWB (3CCG71 AA00), automatic transmission. Freight and PDE ($1,595/$1,595/$1,620/$1,630) are included. License, registration, insurance, duties and applicable taxes (including excise tax and fuel conservation tax) are extra. Finance offers are available on approved credit through Nissan Canada Finance for a limited time, may change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers. Retailers are free to set individual prices. 1 The Nissan Employee Pricing Event is only in effect between June 1st and June 30th and refers to A-Plan pricing ordinarily available to Nissan employees and excludes any negotiated bonuses or other special Incentives that employees may receive from time to time. Employee Pricing discount varies by model and is only available on the purchase of new 2011 Versa Hatchback, Sentra, Altima Sedan (excluding Hybrid), Xterra, Frontier and Titan. The vehicle must be sold during the event period. Employee discounts are deducted from the selling price before freight and fees and can be combined with other lease/finance offers. Offer may change without notice. Retailer may sell for less. Visit Nissan.ca for full details. ^20,139 Cash Purchase (You Pay) Price for a new 2011 Altima 2.5S (T4RG51 AA00) manual transmission/$26,483 Cash Purchase (You Pay) Price for a new 2011 Frontier 4.0 SV 4x4 (4KSG71 AE00), automatic transmission/$28,309 Cash Purchase (You Pay) Price for a new 2011 Xterra S (8CLG51 AA00), manual transmission/$35,612 Cash Purchase (You Pay) Price for a new 2011 Titan SV 4x4 (3CCG71 AA00), automatic transmission. Employee Price Savings ($5,454/$6,860/$7,309/$9,566) and freight and PDE charges ($1,595/$1,595/$1,620/$1,630) are included in Cash Purchase Prices. License, registration, insurance and applicable taxes (including excise tax and fuel conservation tax, if applicable) are extra. Finance offers are available on approved credit through Nissan Canada Finance for a limited time, may change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers. Retailers are free to set individual prices. VModels shown $26,479 Selling Price for a new 2011 Altima 3.5 SR (T4SG11 AA00), CVT transmission/$25,356 Selling Price for a new 2011 Frontier KC SV 4x4 (4KSG51 AA00), manual transmission/$30,158 Selling Price for a new 2011 Xterra PRO-4X (8CZG51 AA00), manual transmission/$41,185 Selling Price for a new 2011 Titan SL Crew Cab (3CFG71 AA00), automatic transmission. Employee Pricing Discounts ($7,214/$7,327/$7,960/$10,993), freight and PDE charges ($1,595/$1,595/$1,620/$1,630), air-conditioning tax ($100) and certain fees where applicable. License, insurance, registration, and other applicable taxes (including excise taxes and fuel conservation tax, where applicable) are extra. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Offer is for a limited time, may change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers. All prices are subject to change without notice. Retailer may sell for less. 12010 Titan CC vs. 2009 full-size CCs (Ford F-150 SuperCrew, Chevrolet Silverado CC, GMC Sierra CC, Dodge Ram 1500 CC, Toyota Tundra CrewMax).
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Quarter-century of non-violence
HE PRAGUE Spring of 1968 was a gallant attempt at a non-violent democratic revolution, but it was crushed by Soviet tanks. Eighteen years later, in the Philippines, the first “people-power” revolution succeeded and, since 1986, non-violent revolutions have driven a great many dictators from power. The most recent was in Egypt, in February, but there never was a guarantee these revolutions would turn out well. It depends partly on how bad the ethnic and religious cleavages are in a country: Bulgaria and Romania were OK, but Yugoslavia was a bloodbath. It depends to some extent on how poor and illiterate the population
Bloodless revolutions can succeed
GWYNNE DYER World WATCH is, although even very poor countries have made a successful transition to democracy. And, it depends on good leadership and good luck, too. But, it is the dominant political phenomenon of our time. The revolution in the Philippines succeeded because, by the late 1980s, everything was happening in real time on global television. Oppressive regimes that had never had much
compunction about killing people who challenged them didn’t feel confident about doing it before a global audience. They no longer felt free to use massive force unless the protesters gave them an excuse by resorting to violence themselves. The Marcos regime overthrown in the Philippines in 1986 was a mere kleptocracy with little ideology beyond a vague anti-communism. When the infection spread to China in 1989, the outcome was different, because a disciplined communist dictatorship was willing to kill large numbers of its own people in front of the television cameras. It understood that if it failed that test, it would
not survive. Less ruthless communist dictatorships in Europe, longer in power and ideologically exhausted, did fail the test. The non-violent revolutions that began in East Germany in November, 1989, and ended communist rule in the old Soviet Union by late 1991, could have been stopped if the local communist regimes had been willing to follow the Chinese example, but none of them had the stomach for killing on that scale. So, about 350 million Europeans got their freedom and almost nobody died. At almost exactly the same time, the apartheid regime in South Africa released Nelson
Mandela and began talks that led to majority rule in 1994. A very well-connected African friend of mine told me later what had actually happened. In late 1989, after the East German, Czech and Romanian regimes had fallen with scarcely a shot being fired, the head of the National Intelligence Service, the South African secret police, went to President F.W. de Klerk and warned him that if the African National Congress put a halfmillion people on the street in Johannesburg, he would only have two options: Kill 10,000 of them or surrender power unconditionally. XCONTINUED ON A29
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‘Non-violent revolution works often enough and its results are positive often enough that it is still the most hopeful political development of the past quarter-century.’
If de Klerk didn’t like either of those options, he should start negotiating the transfer of power now. So, Mandela was released and, eventually, there was a peaceful transition from apartheid to majority rule. Then there’s a long gap, perhaps partly explained by the fact the number of dictatorships in the world had already shrunk considerably. An attempted non-violent revolution in Iran in 2009 was mercilessly crushed. People worried repressive regimes might have finally figured out how to counter non-violent revolution. Then along came the Arab spring. So, the technique is still alive and it worked in Tunisia and in Egypt. On the other hand, it has been stamped out in Bahrain,
whose fate resembles that of Prague in 1968. And, while the revolt in Yemen has probably displaced the old regime, it has been very violent — and the new regime may be no more democratic than the old. Same goes for Syria and, of course, Libya. There are no one-size-fits-all techniques for revolution or for anything else. But, the desire for democracy, equality and fairness survives everywhere and the least-bad technique for trying to achieve those things is still non-violence — even if sometimes the revolution succeeds but the aftermath doesn’t. The original “people power” revolution in the Philippines was followed by two decades of political turbulence. Yugoslavia splintered into a half-dozen warring fragments. Russia, though it escaped mass
violence, is not exactly a model democracy. On the other hand, South Korea, Indonesia and South Africa are now all democracies, as are Poland, Romania and Taiwan. The aftermath may not be what most people hoped for in Egypt, and it probably won’t be in the case of Syria. But, non-violent revolution works often enough and its results are positive often enough that it is still the most hopeful political development of the past quarter-century. The glass is half-full and getting fuller. Even the most wicked and ruthless rulers must now take world public opinion into account, and we expect them to behave much better than dictators did in the bad old days. They may disappoint our expectations, but that is the standard by which they will be judged, and they know it.
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The man who drunkenly drove into a group of children walking along a North Kamloops street earlier this year, sending four to hospital and leaving one with a brain injury, will spend the next year behind bars. John Darren Thompson was handed a 15-month sentence in B.C. Supreme Court in Kamloops on Wednesday, June 15. Thompson pleaded guilty to four counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm. He has served three months in custody since his arrest, leaving another 12 months on his sentence. Before the 41-yearold Prince George man was sentenced, court heard an update on the
tial street at the time of the accident. Firestone said police estimated his speed to be upwards of 90 km/h. Thompson had been drinking in Merritt earlier in the day. He drove with a friend to Kamloops and was out looking for women and drugs at the time of the crash. Four of the children suffered significant injuries. Three of the them were treated in hospital and released, while the other suffered more serious head injuries. Thompson, who now has three drunk-driving convictions on his criminal record, was originally facing 12 charges, including the four counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm — one for each victim. His blood-alcohol level at the time showed
readings of 0.170 and 0.190 — both more than twice the legal limit of 0.08, and statutorily aggravating under the Criminal Code. Court heard Thompson had a handle on his drinking problem until last June, when his 18-year-old son was killed by a drunk driver near Chetwynd. “The irony escapes no one,” said defence lawyer Jeremy Jensen. “He goes to that crutch [alcohol] hard — hard to the point, he tells me, there wasn’t really a day of sobriety from the day his son died to the day he was arrested.” But, Jensen said, Thompson immediately took responsibility for the crash. “From the very beginning, he’s admitted his guilt,” he said. “Even at the scene he did. He’s
very remorseful.” Thompson was also handed a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to an unrelated uttering threats charge stemming from an altercation with his wife in February. After Thompson is released from jail, he will spend a year on probation, during which time he’ll be barred from drinking or using drugs. He was also handed a three-year driving ban.
Theoren Lefevbre was one of four children hit by a Jeep Cherokee driven by John Darren Thompson on March 20. The kids were struck when Thompson lost control of the vehicle while driving on Parkcrest Avenue, in front of Parkcrest elementary. On Tuesday, June 14, Thompson was sentenced to one year in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm.
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NorKam wrestling legend Brian Dick calls it a career By Marty Hastings STAFF REPORTER email@example.com
HE IMPACT Brian Dick has had on the people of Kamloops will be felt for generations to come. “I was over at [Brocklehurst Middle School] the other day and out of the 20 kids there, 10 of them had parents that I either coached or taught,” said Dick, who is retiring from teaching after 28 years at NorKam secondary. “It was uncanny.” The 58-year-old father of three — one son, Matt, 27, and two daughters, Miranda, 26, and Taylor, 24 — is known best for his accomplishments as a wrestling coach, but his work with students away from the mat is just as impressive. Dick, who graduated from Simon Fraser University in 1979, has spent the last 30 years running NorKam’s work-experience program. “The daily interaction with kids and working with work-experience kids, which is what I’ve done my whole career, is what I’ll miss most,” said Dick, an avid rugby player and wrestler in his
younger days. “These kids aren’t university-bound and they often graduate with no skills. “To see them get the skills that they need to go on and get jobs or go on to post-secondary . . . it’s just real rewarding.” NorKam’s athletic director, Mike Kern, did his best to express the importance of Dick’s body of work, which spans three decades, at the school’s athletic banquet. “He has played a major role in positively influencing the lives of many youngsters,” Kern said. “Certainly, our students have benefited the greatest under the influence of Brian’s leadership. “As a matter of fact, he’s made a great impact even beyond this community, provincially and nationally.” Kern took time to outline Dick’s accomplishments as a wrestling coach, which include leading NorKam’s men’s wrestling squad to three provincial championships (1987, 1988 and 1991) and more than 25 Okanagan championships. He also led South Kam’s girls’ wrestling team to provincial gold in 2005.
Notable individuals who got their wrestling starts with Dick include Scott Bianco, an eighttime national champion and a former Canadian Olympian Dean Dehamel who went on to great success in the U.S. college ranks, and both of his daughters, Miranda and Taylor, who achieved success on the national stage. Watching his wrestling apprentices develop from pubescent pipsqueaks into perennial champions of the mat was similar to tracking the development of his work-experience students, who often learned a trade and went on to successful careers, Dick said. “You start off in Grade 8 and you’re getting beat up. You literally get beaten up for your first two years. You don’t win many matches. But it’s that longer-tem development and the individual nature of wrestling that makes it such a great sport. “The time and the dedication it takes to be succesful . . . it’s amazing.” Dick, a Point Grey secondary grad, is often approached by former students who remind him how much he is appreciated. “It’s nice when they
come back and say, ‘Oh, you had an effect on my life,’” Dick said. “If you can impact some sort of change in a positive way and have people set goals and realize they’ve got lots of ability, that’s always a good feeling.” Dick, who taught at McArthur Park junior high for three-and-a-half years before moving to NorKam, will continue to coach wrestling at elementary and secondary schools (including NorKam) across the city after he retires from teaching. He doesn’t have to keep on coaching (neither did he have to spend countless hours at South Kam and Sa-Hali secondaries when their wrestling programs were struggling), but he wants to ensure the sport flourishes in the River City. “There’s a limited number of coaches around,” Dick said. “It’s tough to keep programs going.” The former scrum half of the Burnaby Buffaloes has also been hired by the British Columbia Wrestling Association to recruit coaches around the province and teach coachingcertification classes. XSee PLANNING A32
NorKam secondary will not be the same without Brian Dick, who is holding one of the countless wrestling trophies the school earned under his guidance. Dave Eagles/KTW
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Plenty of ﬁtness ideas band-ied about Wenger: The use of excercise bands might change the way you work out You know when you discover a great new activity that you’d really like to add into your life, but you really don’t know where it’s going to fit? I took a workshop in iFlow last weekend and I’m determined to find space in the week to practice the routines. I’ve always liked using exercise bands as part of my strength routine. They’re light-weight and portable and can challenge core stability in a variety of different movement patterns. So, when I saw iFlow for the first time a few years ago at a fitness conference, I managed to incorporate a few moves into my classes and workouts. Now that I’ve taken the instructor-certification courses, I’m excited to take it a little further and learn more about how to do it, as a whole rather than in little pieces. Research done during a continuous routine
SHAWN WENGER Fitness For MORTALS shows exercises burn between four- and sixcalories per minute, which is equal to jogging on a treadmill. The bonus is the continuous resistance of the bands provides muscle toning and dynamic flexibilty at the same time, so it becomes a threein-one solution for timecrunched participants. The movements are done with an anchored band and specially designed handles that can be connected to different bands, depending on the resistance required. Watching the course instructor work through a routine was beautiful to behold.
The movements are fluid and flow from one pose to the next, giving it elements of dance, pilates and yoga. You need to be present and mindful of each move in order to maintain control and balance. When I headed out for my long bike ride the day after the certification, I tried not to contemplate how many squats and lunges I’d done the day before. As I climbed up Tunkwa Lake Road, they all came back to memory. The beauty is that each lunge has an upperbody element and each upper-body element has a lower-body connection, so each time you move from one pose to the next, there are very few muscles that are not being utilized. The fundamentals are based on circular movement rather than linear movement, since the shoulder and hip joints have circular ranges of motion; kinesthetic resistance versus static
resistance, since the tubing provides a constant energy exchange that we don’t get from traditional weights; a level of engagement that keeps your head in the game, since you can’t maintain control without maintaining your focus; and functional flexibility which helps to strengthen and stretch muscles through a full range of motion, giving them strength and control at all positions in that range. Visit iflowfitness.ca for more information. The ten different bands, ranging from 10 pounds of resistance to 100 pounds of resistance, make the workout a challenge for all ages and abilities. The routines can be adapted to all levels. I’m thrilled to be learning something new that has the potential to challenge not only myself but also many of my classes and clients.
If Dick’s schedule isn’t busy enough, his new landscaping company — Brian Dick Contracting — should do the trick. The venerable coach’s wife, Maria, will be happy to hear
her husband plans on taking a few months off a year to travel. The couple will visit Maria’s native country, Portugal, where Dick intends to become a student of the Portugese language. Dick said the recog-
nition he has received from family and friends since he announced his retirement has been overwhelming. “Sometimes, during your career, nobody recognizes what you do, and you don’t do it for that reason, but it’s
nice to have people say, ‘Oh, wow’ . . . it’s just nice.” Dick’s students and fellow staff members — past and present — will know every word of praise and encouragement he receives is well-deserved.
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Corinne Bexson gets set to launch her disc through the pine trees on Hole 13 at the Rose Hill East course. That course, along with the west course at Rose Hill and a Logan Lake track, will host the Canadian Disc Golf Championships, which get underway on Saturday, June 18. KTW file photo
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They might not attract the same fanfare as golf’s U.S. Open, which is underway in Bethesda, Md., but the Canadian Disc Golf Championships will be a spectacle in their own right. “We’re really stoked and really proud to be having this,” said Robbie Mensing, the Kamloops Disc Golf Club’s (KDGC) vicepresident. “It’s the Canadian championships and we’ve got some really good courses that we’re proud of.” The Canadian, as it’s known, will tee off
on Saturday, June 18, in Kamloops at two courses — the east and west courses at Rose Hill — and in Logan Lake at the Copper Ridge track. Turn south off of Valleyview drive on Rose Hill Road and drive about three kilometres to find both Rose Hill courses. Professional and amateur players will compete in separate divisions at the Canadian, which will feature about 115 golfers. On Saturday, the pros will tee off at the Copper Ridge course (located across from Logan Lake’s rec centre) at about 9:30 a.m. before moving to the
Rose Hill East course for a 2 p.m. tee time. The pros will play their final 18 holes at the Rose Hill West course on Sunday, June 19. “Rose Hill West is the premier course,” said Carrie Neal, The Canadian’s tournament director. “If spectators want to see some big drives, like throwing 500- to 600-feet, Sunday at Rose Hill West is the day to do it.” Disc golf’s current pro men’s world champion, Eric McCabe of Texas, and the sport’s 2009 world champion, David Feldberg of Oregon, will likely go toe-to-toe for The Canadian’s biggest
prize, a $1,200 cheque. “We basically have the Tiger Woods of disc golf coming up this weekend,” said Mensing, who was obviously referring to Woods’ on-course success. On Friday, June 10, however, the two discgolf experts will be working together, putting on clinics. McCabe will be hosting a putt-andapproach shot clinic, while Feldberg will be teaching the art of the long drive. The first clinic will get underway at about 4 p.m. Registration costs $20 per clinic, or $35 for both.
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Tee times for the amateur division can be found online at kdgc. yikesite.com. The B.C. Wildlife Park will be setting up a viewing station at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Rose Hill. Handlers will be featuring animals and critters native to the grasslands, such as snakes and owls, until 1 p.m. There is no cost for spectators to attend the Canadian, nor will they be charged to check out the wildlife setup, which will be located at tournament central (the tennis courts at Rose Hill park). Organizers will be on-hand at tournament
central all weekend to direct spectators toward the best viewing areas. Neal wanted to make special mention of The Canadianâ€™s major sponsors â€” Oils Sands safety Solutions, the City of Kamloops, Tourism Kamloops, Picket Fence Graphics, McCracken Station Pub, the Professional Disc Golf Association and KDGC â€” because without them the event would not be possible. â€œBecause disc golf is not as well known as it is in the U.S., itâ€™s hard for us to get sponsors.â€? Neal said. â€œWeâ€™re struggling to find the average business to come on board.â€? Unfamiliarity of the sport is not reserved
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The Golf Club at The Rise is a beautiful yet challenging Fred Couplesdesigned golf course that plays just under 7,000 yards from the tips — known as “The Boom Boom Tees.” If you haven’t played The Rise before, there are a couple of holes you will LEE RANGER: likely want to play again Enjoy the view once you see where the at The Rise ideal drive should be hit. One of the keys to playing here is to choose your club wisely off the teebox. Driver can be hit on almost every hole, but is not necessary to set up a good approach shot and, in a few locations, it may put you into the tightest part of the fairway. Our in-cart GPS system is loaded with all the yardage information one should need and at the beginning of each hole the screen displays a tip which tells the player exactly how to play the hole. Overall, be sure to enjoy the view and use our local rule for balls hit into the fescue. A one-stroke penalty for a drop at the point of entry may save you a few punishing results for trying to be a hero.
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If you go, don’t forget . . . Fred Couples knew what he was doing when he attached his name to The Golf Club at The Rise. The course overlooks Vernon and offers breathtaking views on almost every hole. Whether it’s the towering trees that line some of the more protected fairways or the vast panoramic views
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT July 2: Wassabi Collective (wassabi. net), 8 p.m July 9: Gong Meditation and Sean Luciw, 8 p.m.
1626 Valleyview Dr. June 24: Paul Black with Revorum, $7.
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July 9: Funny Honeys dinner and comedy. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and the 19+ show at 8:30 p.m. Tickets $35 at the Kamloops Live Box Office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483, kamloopslive.com. Sept. 1: Little River Band. Details to be announced. Sept. 24: CMT Hitlist Tour featuring country artists Dean Brody, Aaron Lines and Deric Ruttan. Details to be announced. Oct. 14: Gino Monopoli’s Elvis Tribute, a fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society, tickets, 7:30 p.m.,
$32.50 plus charges. Nov. 16: Alex Cuba, 8 p.m., 19+ show. Tickets $25 plus charges at the Kamloops Live Box Office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483, kamloopslive.com.
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300 Lorne St. June 26: KISS. Tickets are $125, $145 and $175. July 13: INXS. Tickets $50 and $60 for all ages. $65 for 19+ licensed floor seats. Sept. 23: Big and Rich with Gretchen Wilson. Tickets on sale today (May 27). Nov. 22: Gordon Lightfoot. Tickets are $69.75 and $79.75. Tickets for all shows at the ISC box office, at
ticketmaster.ca or at the Ticketmaster outlet in Sahali Centre Mall, 945 West Columbia St.
Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse
June 30: Comedy night, 7 p.m., $25 in avance uncludes dinner, $5 at the door. Friday, Saturday nights: DJs. Mondays: Industry Night.
843 Desmond Ave. June 17: Golers (myspace.com/ golers), Zuckuss (myspace.com/zuckussstarwarsinspired), Shithawk (myspace. com/shithawkbc) and Helltrack (myspace. com/helltrackca), 9 p.m., $8. June 21: Sun Wizard (myspace. com/sunwizard), 7:30 p.m., free. June 22: Banshee’s Wail (bansheeswail.ca), 8 p.m. June 23: Cold Driven (colddriven. com), 9 p.m.
The Blue Grotto
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Calvary Community Church 1205 Rogers Way
June 17: Big Band Live, 7 p.m., admission by donation.
Rivers Night Club
355 Lansdowne St. riversnightclub.com
319 Victoria St., thebluegrotto.ca June 24 and June 25: The Serious Dogs.
1200 Eighth St., thedirtyjersey.ca Every Wednesday: Music trivia night, with prizess.
Art We Are
WASSABI COLLECTIVE Nelson-based Wassabi Collective brings its funky world music to The Art We Are, 246 Victoria St., for a July 2 show at 8 p.m.
246 Victoria St. June 18: Folk Thief (folkthief.com) with My Boy Rascal (myboyrascal.com), 8 p.m., free June 20: Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk (laurenmusic.bigcartel.com), 8 p.m., donation. June 21: Mike Edel (mikeedel. bandcamp.com) and Steph Macpherson (stephmacpherson. com), 8 p.m., $8. June 28: Norma MacDonald (normamacdonald.com), 8 p.m., $7.
354 Victoria St. Every Saturday: Jam session, 2 p.m.
476 Victoria St. June 17: C.R. Avery (cravery. com), with Treena Plummer, 8 p.m.
McCracken Station Pub
Kamloops Convention Centre
The Grind Coffee House
3369 Westsyde Rd. Every Friday: Jam night, 9 p.m., hosted by Jim Cochran and friends.
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124 Fourth Ave. Every Friday: Rock trivia.
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Armstrong-based rock band Cold Driven has struck a unique chord with its two sets of brothers and perfect fifth. The band is made up of Billy and Dennis Nickell, Shane and Ben Bouthillier and their friend, Jeremy McLachlan. The brothers began playing music together in 2005, with McLachlan joining them in 2009. Billy takes up vocals, with Dennis on bass, Shane on rhythm guitar, Ben on lead guitar and Jeremy on drums. There have been major and minor notes with the family dynamics in the band. They have endured their share of squabbles — as any siblings do — but Billy, the younger of the two Nickell boys, said the bond between the brothers has benefited them more than hindered. “It gives us a competitive edge,” Billy said. “[With family], you can have the hard discussions. “There’s no one you’re going to stand
beside or be there for as long of a time as family.” Musically, Billy said he and his brother grew up listening to the same music. “We are always 100 per cent on each part we agree on,” Billy said. The band is on tour promoting its new EP, The Wicked Side, which was produced by Danny Craig of Default. Billy said they were worried Craig would make their sound too soft, but he brought a positive influence bringing out melodies while retaining the rocksound. They will be stopping in Kamloops at Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse, 843 Desmond St., on June 23. Expect to see a show full of light bars and LED lighting. The breaker blew at their first performance in Vernon, but Billy said there are always speed bumps when trying new things. “It [the light show] brings a lot more atmosphere,” he said. The show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 and include a CD and entry into a draw to win KISS tickets.
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Brock neighbours Tracey Louvros and Dave Kozoris were part of a three-kidney, six-person marathon operation last month. A fundraiser is being held to help Kozoris with uninsured medical costs as he recovers from his transplant in Vancouver. KTW file photo
Tracey Louvros gave up her kidney for her Brocklehurst neighbour â€” and now, the communityâ€™s pub is stepping up to help Dave Kozoris, too. The Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse is working with friends of the two Brock families to hold a fundraiser to help Kozoris with some of the expenses medical insurance doesnâ€™t cover as he recuperates from his kidney surgery last month. Kozoris is required to stay in Vancouver no farther than a 15-minute drive from the hospital, but accommodation is not provided for him. His transplant was one of three that were done the same day at St. Paulâ€™s Hospital. Louvrosâ€™ kidney went to one of the three recipients and Kozoris got his from one of the three donors. The Pogue is hosting Celtic band Bansheeâ€™s Wail on June 22 and part of the $8 admission at the door will go to Kozoris to help him cover those other costs. The Winnipeg-based band is made up of brothers Brenda and Murray Jowett â€” who started playing fiddle and violin at ages five and six â€” their cousin Steve Barkman, Steveâ€™s close buddy Adam Sims and Nick Turnbull. Theyâ€™ve performed with Sloan, The Trews and wote and performed the theme song for the PBS series The Red River Showcase. For more information, go online to bansheeswail.ca.
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Mike Edel says heâ€™s thrilled to be on tour with fellow Victoria musician Steph MacPerhson. The duo is travelling through B.C. and Alberta, making a stop in Kamloops on June 21 at The Art We Are.
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Steph Macpherson began her music career singing Part of Your World from Walt Disneyâ€™s The Little Mermaid â€” which may be the reason she draws her musical inspiration from the world. â€œ[Inspiration comes] not just from my personal experiences but things Iâ€™m privy to,â€? Macpherson said. â€œI pay a lot of attention.â€? Macpherson was five years old when she began 14 years of voice and piano lessons. â€œMy parents put me in voice and piano because I would not stop singing Part of Your World,â€? she said. She has invited musician and friend Mike Edel into her world for a two-week tour throughout B.C. and Alberta. The two Canadian artists met in Victoria, where they live. Macpherson said Victoria has an extreme-
ly tight-knit music community â€” and thatâ€™s what brought the two together. â€œWe all go out and support each other,â€? Macpherson said. Edel agreed. â€œYouâ€™re trying to be involved with people who are doing simlar things,â€? he said. â€œItâ€™s good to piggyback off each other.â€? Edel moved to Victoria from Alberta on a whim. He said he felt a move coming and something about the West enticed him, luring him into searching for whatever it might be. Nearly three years later, he found himself touring with Macpherson. â€œIâ€™m pretty stoked,â€? Edel said. â€œSheâ€™s a really great vocalist.â€? Edel said he and Macpherson complement each other well; she is technically precise while he is more poetic and free-spirited. Edel considers himself made up from three
musical parts â€”his English literature background, his guitar skills and his vocals. â€œIâ€™m more of a songwriter,â€? Edel said. Enjoy part of their world when they stop in Kamloops on June 21 at The Art We Are, 246 Victoria St. Tickets are $8 at the door. The show begins at 8 p.m.
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Air Kamloops’ dirty laundry! Join the Kamloops Museum for a walking tour and explore the darker side of Kamloops. Learn all about houses of ill repute, opium dens and notorious Kamloops icons. Discover the fascinating history of Kamloops’ brothels, ‘women of the night’ and the Kamloops Gaol. Given the topics of this walk, this is not suitable for younger audiences. Kamloops Museum Jun 25 10:00 - 11:30 AM Sat 170582 NEW! Woodworking: Planter Box
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A trip of perfect design By Jamie Ross SPECIAL TO KTW
E PADDLE SLOWLY ALONG the meandering course of the Bowron River, slipping silently through the marshland. Around every bend new life emerges from the smoky river surface; beavers diving with a slap of their tail, mergansers scurrying to safety, blackbirds squawking from cattail perch and common snipes swooping with whistling wings. Then, this huge apparition appears, silhouetted in dawn’s light. An enormous head rises from the river, water cascading from dished antlers. A bull moose stands belly-deep in the sedge, its body glistening in the soft morning glow. It is the defining moment of our six-day Bowron Lake canoe trip, coming on the last day, when we had scrambled from our comfortable bedrolls in the dark, searching for magical early morning sights. We were rewarded — 15 moose in the first hour of daylight. Still, the whole trip has been charming. Each of the circuit’s lakes has its own personality — Skoi Lake
is enchanting but short, hardly long enough to get a paddle wet, while Isaac Lake, dark and sombre, seems to go on forever. Lanezi is a murky leaden grey and Rum a tiny sheltered gem bordered by wide beaches. Abundant wildlife and rich flora are set amidst a backdrop of azure lakes, cascading waterfalls and high glaciated peaks. Exciting rapids and chutes contrast lazy river drifting. Even the weather is unpredictable and dramatic. Here in B.C.’s Central Interior, a talented designer has laid out the consummate canoe circuit. Nowhere else would you find a route so perfect, a 116-kilometre chain of 11 lakes, seven portages, rivers and whitewater that, without repetition of any part of the route, returns the canoeist to the point of origin.
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The route takes from six to 10 days to complete, although the record for the loop is an inane 11 hours by a pair of focussed speedpaddlers who, I assume, did not take the time to enjoy their surroundings. We are not in a hurry. Our journey begins with a 2.4-kilometre portage from the Park Registration Centre to Kibbee Lake and a leisurely paddle across Kibbee to our first camp site. Our next two days are spent paddling down 38-kilometre Isaac Lake. The park was created in 1961 and, by 1965, it seemed remarkable 150 canoes per year were
using the circuit. The park has now reached its capacity and a limit of 50 canoeists per day has been set. Though the Bowron has a reputation as a busy circuit, we saw only one other canoe in the first three days of our trip. The Isaac River begins where Isaac Lake empties through a narrow channel. We set camp and then did some practice runs through the wild chute. On the fourth day, it was an enjoyable run down the Cariboo River, running eight kilometres of chutes and rapids. We paddled up Lenezi Lake to a camp at Turner Creek, half-
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replaced by low marshland. Our fourth night is spent on Rum Lake, which has the warmest water and the best swimming on the circuit. A trail off Unna Lake leads to the roaring, 24-metre high Cariboo Falls. In the late 1950s, BC Hydro debated harnessing the hydro-electric power of this magnificent cascade, but decided, in the end, the torrent was too remote to make such a venture economically viable. On the fifth day, we paddled north up Babcock, Skoi and Spectacle lakes.
There were more canoeists now, as many have the time to canoe only the western lakes. Our final camp was on the Bowron River at the fringe of the massive Bowron Marsh, site of our magnificent moose sighting. The big bull moose posed for some time and then we paddled off, leaving him in peace. We complete our trip, dawdling over Bowron Lake. It is a civilized trip, well-used, well-maintained and very organized — but still, the wilderness you reach is spectacular and unpredictable.
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The legacy of the faith of our fathers
NE OF THE GREAT HYMNS, FAITH OF OUR FATHERS, CELEBRATES NOT ONLY FAITH IN GOD, BUT ALSO THE MOOD OF PIETY WITHIN THE FAMILY. A part of the hymn’s lyric goes like this: “Faith of our fathers living still/In spite of dungeon, fire and sword/How sweet would be their children’s fate/If they, like them, could die for Thee.” It’s a picture of the deep relationship between regard for parents and regard NARAYAN MITRA for the faith which they have You Gotta Have given us. FAITH It is indeed sweet to have a faith for which we could die. Sadly, as author C.S. Lewis has said, those who are willing to die for their faith easily become willing to kill for it. When we try to understand what the Bible has to say about faith in the family, we should be careful to understand it in the biblical sense and not in a sense of uncritical adoration of parents or their faith. There is a trend of thought today that says submission to parents is part of an authoritarian age which has passed away. Certainly, the most conservatives of us have no desire to return to ancient Germanic or Roman concept of father. In ancient Rome, the father had right, without incurring any legal penalties
whatsoever, to kill his children if they displeased him. The right of life and death over the children was held by dads. Fortunately, this is not a Christian concept. As a matter of fact, such patriarchal authoritarianism must never be confused with piety. Let us not undermine the biblical teaching with unbiblical reactions. A reaction to excessive authoritarianism is found in the current attack upon the family. The renowned sociologist and anthropologist Margaret Mead tells us we must totally reorganize our society because children today know more than their parents do. Their education is much better and knowledge is changing so rapidly, says Mead, it is ridiculous for parents to assume that they have the right to tell their children what to do. It is interesting that the Bible itself does not subscribe to a totally authoritarian picture of the family relationship. Jesus went to the temple at 12 years of age and apparently forgot about his parents. They left for home, then they missed him and started a search. When his mother finally found him in the temple disputing with the scholars, she scolded him. His reply was, “I must be about my Father’s business.” Hardly sounds like total submission to parents. St. Paul could, in one sense, never have sung, “Faith of our fathers…” He left the faith of his father and repudi-
ated it in one sense. He was not one who submitted to a belief just because his parents did. One of the great commandments from the scriptures is: “Honour your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.” Sometimes, in order to obey God, we may have to go against our parents’ wishes. But, there is no time when we may dishonour them. In the case of unworthy parents, there is the honour due them as persons, as those who have sacrificed something for us even though we might have suffered wrong at their hands. It is true Paul repudiated the Jewish orthodoxy of his parents for the new Christian religion. But, in defending himself before Governor Felix, he said, “I do serve the God of our fathers,” (Acts 24:14). His conversion was not totally a repudiation, but a fulfillment. It’s as if he was saying, “I’m really going back to the true religion of the fathers.” Many of the secular attacks on the family today are without justification. Underlying so much of the talk we hear today is the idea that, because they are young, youth know more and achieve. It is certainly true that many great things have been accomplished by young people, both today and yesterday. But, let’s not forget Moses was an octogenarian when he led the Israelites out of Egypt. Let us forget the business of old and young and together walk the path of
filial piety. Respect is due every human being. The young people’s incapacity to accept this fact in regard to their parents will destroy their capacity to relate to anybody else. They cannot have a lousy relationship with their parents and have a good relationship with everyone else. Even the worst parent is worthy of respect as a person. The biblical standard of honouring and obeying parents does not mean that children are without recourse. The church does not endorse carte blanche everything parents do or say. We do not live under Roman law today. The laws of the land say parents are denied the right to do certain things to their children. Let’s remember, above all, the example of Jesus because “he learned obedience from the things which he suffered” (Heb. 5:8). When the Father asked him to die, he said, “Father, save me from this hour.” There wasn’t any voice, but he knew there was an answer. Jesus replied, “Not my will but yours be done.” In Psalm 103:10, David said, “He [God] has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.” If we really understand a right relationship with God, we will rightly relate to both our parents and to our children. Narayan Mitra is a chaplain at Thompson Rivers University.
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Say goodbye to ties and tools this Fatherâ€™s Day Having exhausted their quota of ties, tools and sports paraphernalia, many Canadians struggle every year to come up with thoughtful and affordable gift ideas for Fatherâ€™s Day. TD Credit Cards associate vice-president, Stacie Pearson offers her top three present ideas for the dad who has everything: 1. Quality time with dad â€“â€“ Fatherâ€™s Day is a great time to sit back and relax with dad but why not get out and enjoy the day together? You donâ€™t have to break the budget â€“ get outdoors and shoot some hoops at a local park, spend an afternoon at the movies or catch a game together with tickets to his favourite sports team. 2. Gift cards â€“â€“ No longer the faux pas of present giving, a gift card will give your dad the opportunity to have fun picking out a gift that he is truly excited about. 3. A new skill â€“â€“Who doesnâ€™t love mastering a new skill? Surprise your dad with classes to something heâ€™s always wanted to try like gourmet cooking, home beer brewing or sailing. â€œThe best gifts donâ€™t always come
in big, expensive boxes. When it comes to buying presents for your dad, itâ€™s always the thought that counts. So, set a realistic budget and stick to it,â€? says Pearson. â€œAnd, if youâ€™re stuck for a unique gift idea or are shopping last minute, a gift card will give your dad the freedom to treat himself to the perfect gift. You can even use a travel rewards credit card such as the TD First Class Travel Visa Infinite Card to redeem points on gift cards from top retailers through tdrewards.com.â€?
The scent of fatherhood Think back to your childhood. One of the things youâ€™re likely to remember about dad is how he smelled. According to Steve Diersing, male grooming scent expert for Old Spice, the sense of smell is directly linked to memory and emotion. â€œGiving a fragrance as a Fatherâ€™s Day gift helps to create that unique identity and signature for your father,â€? says Diersing. â€œI gave my dad Old Spice every year and would feel so proud when I smelled it on him and knew he was
Golf shirts, clubs, gift cardsâ€Ś and donâ€™t forget to book your tee time!
relieve stress and keep Dad healthy. A membership at the gym, a basketball hoop outside the house, or ballroom dance classes (note: this may be more of a gift for mom). â€˘ Perspective gifts. Sometimes dads need to be reminded that there is a big world out there. Camping under the stars together or watching a meaningful documentary about the Earth is a great way to do this. A donation in dadâ€™s honour to a charity like Christian Childrenâ€™s Fund of Canada (ccfcanada.
in part due to Diersingâ€™s influence on developing different scents for a new era of dads. The Fresh Collection scents â€“â€“ Fiji, Cypress, Denali and Matterhorn â€“â€“ all evoke the spirit of aspirational geographies and are available in a selection of antiâ€“perspirants and body washes. Thatâ€™s not to say that the classic Old Spice scent hasnâ€™t endured the test of time. Old Spice Classic is an aromatic fougere, enhanced with notes of citrus and wood. The best part, however, for Diersing, is that it smells like dad.
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Gifts to take dadâ€™s stress away Hard times may mean dad is staying later at the office, losing sleep and occasionally phasing out during conversations. Your father works hard to keep the family afloat. This Fatherâ€™s Day, donâ€™t forget to show him your appreciation with these meaningful gifts: â€˘ Sports equipment, activity classes, or a gym membership. Pending layoffs and the rising costs of living are stressors that can cause longâ€“term health issues if they are not addressed. Exercise is a great way to
using my gift. As I grew older, I would sneak and use a little on myself because I wanted to be the same man that my father was. â€œIt created an emotional connection that was mine alone.â€? Diersing isnâ€™t alone in giving a fragrance for Fatherâ€™s Day. A recent survey revealed 47 per cent of Canadians have also given dad a fragrance in the past. Old Spice has enjoyed a resurgence in the last couple of years, thanks in part to the commercials featuring the â€œOld Spice Guyâ€?, Isaiah Mustafa, but also
ca), offers valuable gift items like fruit trees, mosquito nets, clean water wells, and business loans to help struggling families overseas. â€˘ A â€œfew of his favourite thingsâ€? bucket. Fill a large bowl or container with some of dadâ€™s favourite snacks, movies, drinks, and seasonings. If your dad likes spicy food, get a special hot sauce you think heâ€™d enjoy. Your dad will be touched that youâ€™ve been paying attention to him and will be able to kick back and relax with his favourites.
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Learning to shave from Dad Only one in three Canadian men learned from fathers –– most taught themselves Father’s Day can conjure Norman Rockwellian images of fathers teaching sons to shave, side by side, one generation passing tips (that only a man can) to the next. However, that wasn’t the case for most Canadian men. According to a recent study conducted by men’s grooming company, Gillette, only onethird of Canadian men learned to shave from their fathers, leaving roughly six in ten Canadian men who taught themselves how to shave. For those men planning to share grooming guidance with the younger generation, GQ magazine style correspondent, Brett Fahlgren, suggests the most important tip is to pass on is ensuring he has the right tools before, during and after the shave.
The study also shows 49 per cent of Canadian men shave five or more times a week. Three-quarters of men who shave weekly wet shave with a bladed razor. In order to get a more comfortable wet–shave, Fahlgren offers the following wet–shaving tips that a man can both incorporate into his own shaving regimen and/ or pass on to a boy just starting to shave. 1. Shower and exfoliate before you shave. Although beard hair can be as tough as copper wire, applying warm water helps hair to expand, making it softer and easier to cut. Try the Gillette Fusion ProSeries Thermal Face Scrub which gently warms, exfoliates and cleans to help soften hair before shaving 2. Apply plenty of shave gel and let
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cano is as warm as I ever want to be. OTE TO SELF. Elsewise, find me on an Alaskan If mere minutes of visitcruise or with a view of Banff’s thin ing the rainforest exhibit at air from a cabin window or getting the Calgary Zoo, or troddrenched during storm season at the ding about the B.C. Wildlife Park or Ossoyoos Desert Centre on a sun-baked Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino. Really, is a bit of a chill too much day, makes you see purple spots, one thing seems certain: You were not meant to ask? I know. I’m more than a little ridicuto be a missionary. lous. Or travel writer. But, I get hot flashes when I attend Now, of course, it’s not as though local missionary nights I’ve suddenly discerned and they break out the this fact. African slide show, feaOne does not go turing candles that meltthrough life, running from ed, unlit, in the shade. shade tree to shade tree, I can feel the prickly without eventually crossheat right now, just thinking certain latitudes entireing about it! ly off the list of potential As a kid in church places to go. camp, when we all sang But, it’s not just the DARCIE HOSSACK Please, Don’t Send Me to heat that has me pinned Africa around the afternorth of the 49th, or wher- Bon noon marshmallow roast, ever there’s a cool breeze. APPÉTIT I can tell you I was shadeThe rule applies to any seeking with the other destination where getting to know the local cuisine involves street paler-than-we-ought-to-be children. And, I wasn’t laughing. vendors who frown when asked whether On the other hand, whenever there you can take a bacterial culture before is food that comes from sun-soaked ordering. regions, you can be sure I’ll ladle right I am not an adventuresome person, on up and give it a try. neither blessed with superior selfToday, though, I’ve already had cooling mechanisms, nor a galvanized enough heat. stomach. Summer is on the horizon — and I prefer to travel where I’m unlikely to get food poisoned or cooked alive by I’m in the mood for something cooling. So, instead of the Trinidadian Beef the sun if I happen to pass out in front I’d had in mind before searing my own of a curry stall. flesh, I’m changing tracks to a slushy What can I say? When it comes to world exploration, summer drink, inspired by having had my hand in the freezer for half an hour I’m bookish. Cookbookish, to be more to keep from blistering. accurate, exploring whatever can be To the bag of frozen mangos that toured by cooking and eating. saved my skin, I’m adding ingredients Yet, as if to heap coals on my heatfor some Hawaii-meets-India Mango stroke, well meaning globe trotters Coladas. are forever trying to coax me to their Afterward, I will sit back with a favourite hotspots. I’ll admit Hawaii between December sippy straw and give thanks for a career that keeps me comfortably indoors and and February begins to sound favourair conditioned. able, a week of vitamin D to help blot out the bleakest months of the year. But, teetering on the edge of a volX Recipe on B136
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What do you do for your mental health?
O YOU know five ways to improve mental health for you and your family? Of course you do, but here are some suggestions you may not think: • Bullying is one of the greatest stressors and contributors to anxiety and depression out there. If you or your child is being bullied, get help and stop it; If you are watching it happen to someone, take action. Not all bullying is preventable, but there is a dynamic between bullies and their victims we can stop.
Bullies choose targets and there are actions we can take to not be the victim. • Overall physical health will impact your mental health. Your brain depends on a healthy body to supply oxygen, blood, nutrition and more. How happy did you feel the last time you had the flu? Mental and physical health work side by side. There is a mountain of research that shows when
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I fancy you might wonder which mainstays made the menu: Bacon-wrapped scallops a most-cherished treat for the groom, lobster a novelty for those without maritime roots, chickpea salad with wild blueberries (grown in the brambles on my favorite beach), tangy curryspiked greens, fresh rolls and sweet wild strawberry jam (no trip to Prince Edward Island is complete without a taste of this coveted treat). Naturally, there are
someone is diagnosed with a serious physical illness, any improvement in their mental health, well-being and outlook improves their physical health, as well. • Long-term sleep deprivation will shorten your life and can contribute to many mental illnesses.
Everyone’s needs seem to differ; some people can get away with less sleep than others. In the long term, if you do not get enough sleep, there will be serious consequences to your physical and mental health, as well as to your quality of life. • Activities and interactions with friends, family, sports teammates, neighbours and work colleagues is one of the most effective ways to improve
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moments of strain when the personal touches of many are united to create one wedding experience. When patience flounder and conflict hangs in the air, the spirit that brings everyone together zaps tension time and again. This summer, the kitchen at Brackley beach will be alive with new life, our little niece or nephew in the first weeks of life. Rotating rockingchair duty for all kitchen help awaits.
ships but underlines the need for people to have more than just their marriage partner to meet emotional needs. • Exercise is linked to mental health. One of the obvious benefits of exercise is the improvement of overall health but there’s more. Exercise helps us think better, ifeel better about ourselves, gives us social opportunities to meet friends and releases hormones like endor-
mental health. Our emotional and psychological needs are best met through close relationships. How important is this? Have you ever experienced the phenomenon where one of the spouses from a 50-year marriage passes away and the other spouse dies within weeks? This not only demonstrates the life-saving nature of close relation-
phins that provide many health and mental health benefits. Exercise also helps you relax more completely and gives your rest time a higher quality of restorative powers. And of course, you should be exercising your brain with puzzles, reading and other cognitive training methods. Write to us at Kamloops@cmha.bc.ca with your comments and questions.
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ACROSS 1 Mercury, Neptune and Pluto 5 Television’s Robert _____ and drum 9 This minute 12 Indigo 13 Big screen theatre 14 Prefix for gram and bar 15 Clavicle or femur 16 Global cobbler 17 Criticize harshly 18 Middle Sch. 20 Television’s Tom ____ Kent 22 Television’s Craig _____ Cromwell 25 Station, abbr. 26 Surrenders 27 Radio’s Ray _____ Adler 31 ____ which way 32 Plaything 33 About the mouth 34 CBC’s Evan ____ Grundy 37 Corrode 39 Dine 40 Minted
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6 ice cubes 1 cup mango juice 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup crushed pineapple (undrained) 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks Combine ice, juice, coconut milk, pineapple and frozen mango into the pitcher of a blender. Blend until smooth. Recipe serves four in 240-ml stemless martini glasses. Garnish with slices of fresh mango, skin intact. Optional: Add a splash of rum to turn these cooling drinks into cocktails. Where to find it: Mango juice is usually available in either the bottled juice, or ethnic section of supermarkets. Ceres is the most commonly found brand. Try other tropical juices, including passion fruit, papaya or lychee, for more summer drink ideas.
December 22– January 19
January 20– February 18
February 19– March 20
One, two, three, four, sound off, Capricorn. You have kept quiet long enough. Time to let it all out. Yes, there will be shock, but for once, you will be heard.
You’re good with money, but not nearly as good as an acquaintance. Seek them out for advice, Aquarius. What they do is not unique, but how they do it is.
Hang on to your hat, Pisces. A fresh face is about to rock your world. Sensible ideas fall flat at work. Time to think outside of the box. A project is approved.
March 21– April 19
April 20– May 20
May 21– June 21
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Tragedy befalls a friend. Do what you can to help, Aries. Old friends drop by for a chat, and before you know it, the photos come out and the trip down memory lane begins. You hate to rain on people’s parade, but you’re in charge, and you’re going to have to nix the idea. The bottom line warrants nothing but, Taurus.
Cheer up, Gemini. Better times are coming. Clotheshorses get into an all-out war. Step in and play peacemaker, or prepare for your home to fall apart.
W e e k
June 22– July 22
A deadline draws near. Don’t rush so much you overlook something, Cancer. Work quickly with an eye on detail. Communication breaks down at home.
July 23– August 22
The invitation to the party of all parties arrives. Start making plans now to attend it. A well-deserved promotion comes to one you love. Congratulate them, Leo.
August 23– September 22
FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY
Get out of a friend’s big shindig? Not on your life, Virgo. Beg off, and you won’t like what happens when the shoe is on the other foot. An offer arrives.
Speak too harshly, and you’ll have a friend quaking in their boots. Fear doesn’t bring change; wisdom does. Watch your tongue, Libra. A money matter September 23– is clarified.
October 23– November 21
There’s so much going in your life now you may feel like retreating, Don’t, Scorpio. There will be time for that later. A promise is kept, making hearts all a-flutter.
The clowning around takes a bad turn at the office. Duck out while you can, Sagittarius. Exercise goals move front and center as a project at home wraps November 22– up.
FRIDAY, June 17, 2011 ❖ B17
In loving memory of
Gordon Charles Herbison
Leanna Catherine Cassidy
November 1, 1955 - June 18, 1996 Bernice LeBlanc of Kamloops passed away on June 13, 2011 at 80 years of age.
A Daughter A Wife A Mom A Best Friend An Angel
She is survived by her loving husband Rolly LeBlanc, children Ken (Wendy) LeBlanc of Kamloops, Len (Bren) LeBlanc of Kamloops, Dennis (Brenda) LeBlanc of Calgary, Kevin LeBlanc of Edmonton and Paul (Sheila) LeBlanc of Summerland. Brothers Greg and Albert (Dorothy) Paulsen. She was loved by all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by Muriel McGregor and Rose Comeau (sisters) and Helen and Olie Paulsen (parents). Bernice was born in Fawcett Alberta on November 13, 1931. She met the love of her life Rolly and they were married in Lumby, BC on January 21, 1950. Over the years they had ¿ve boys, all of who were married and she adored them all. She loved having her family around her and she’ll be sadly missed by all.
Remembered for how you lived your life and touched the lives of those around you, You will live in our hearts and souls forever.
Celebration of life will take place from 1:00-4:00 pm on Saturday, June 18 at #41-2401 Ord Rd, Kamloops.
Love Mel, Shane and Adam
In lieu of Àowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
In loving memory of
Mildred Pauline Wipp (Melanson)
Christopher David Landstad
July 7, 1939 – June 11, 2011
August 8, 1962 - June12, 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Chris Landstad. Chris lost his courageous battle against Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Chris was born in Kamloops, BC at the Royal Inland Hospital to David and Yvonne “Bonnie” Landstad; he was little brother to Lorelee (Randy) Ruygrok and big brother to Todd (Laura) Landstad. Chris was the father of two beautiful daughters, Nadia Landstad and Alayna (Jesse) Steele, grandfather to Mariah Provencal and a dear uncle to Elizabeth and Lindsay Landstad. He also leaves to mourn him, his loving soul mate, Brenda (Gagnon) Kachur. Chris also has an incredibly close extended family of numerous aunts, uncles, cousins as well as many friends that will miss him. Chris was predeceased by his sister Lorraine and his mother Yvonne. Chris worked for CN Rail and in the logging industry for many years. His ﬁnal dream job with the City of Kamloops meant a great deal to him where he valued his working relationships. Being in the outdoors was Chris’s true passion that allowed him to follow the open road. Some of his interests included hockey, skiing, kayaking and cycling. He will always be remembered by his “honest golf score card”. A celebration of Chris’s Life will be held at 10:00 am- Saturday June 18th, 2011 at Kamloops Evangelical Free Church located at 1132 8th Street Kamloops, BC. Reception to follow the service in the lower level of the church. A special thank you to the caring and loving staff of the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home and the staff nurses and doctors of Royal Inland Hospital ﬂoors 6 and 7, north In lieu of ﬂowers please make a donation to the Kamloops Hospice Association at 72 Whiteshield Crescent South Kamloops, BC V2E 2S9. Arrangements entrusted to Kamloops Funeral Home 250-554-2577 Condolences may be emailed to the family from www.kamloopsfuneralhome.com
Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the softly falling snow. I am the gentle showers of rain, I am the ﬁelds of ripening grain. I am in the morning hush, I am in the graceful rush
The family of Gordon Herbison announces his passing on June 13, 2011 at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home on his 57th Birthday.
At the age of 73, in the early morning hours on June 11, 2011 Mom passed away after a courageous battle with cancer to be with Dad, Al (April 11, 2011). Still grieving the loss of Dad and now Mom, we take comfort in knowing that they are together.
Born in Lorette, Manitoba in 1939, Millie moved out to Powell River, then headed to Kamloops where she met Al and eventually married him. Mille was a long time employee of School District 24, where she eventually retired from.She was always active and supportive of her children’s sports and loved the Canucks and her Vegas trips with her friends. She also loved ¿shing and camping with family and friends. If you choose, a donation in Millie’s memory to the Kamloops Hospice Association, 72 Whiteshield Crescent South, Kamloops, BC V2E 2S9, would be appreciated by the family. Please join the family for a celebration of Millie’s life on Saturday, June 18th at the Eagles Hall, 755 Tranquille Road, from 12 to 3 pm.
Of beautiful birds in circling ﬂight. I am the start-shine of the night. I am in the ﬂowers that bloom, I am in a quiet room. I am in the birds that sing, I am in each lovely thing. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there – I did not die.
Gordon was predeceased by his mother Mae in October of 2005, his sister Marianne in April of 2003, brother Dennis in November of 1973, his nephews: Wayne in 2007 and Sergio in 2005. A Celebration of Gordon’s Life will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at St. Andrew’s On The Square, 159 Seymour Street, Kamloops.
March 1, 1922 March 27, 2011 Come celebrate Lillian’s life with her children, Stan Bailly, Kathryn Bailly (Martin), Rita McArthur (Lickoch), Shelley Ford (Lickoch), and families June 18, 2011 Kamloops Yacht Club Lunch at 1:00 Tribute 2:00
In lieu of Àowers’s, please make a donation of memory of Gordon, to the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home 72 Whiteshield Cres. Kamloops, BC V2E 2S9 Condolences may be expressed at www.schoenings.com Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Schoening Cremation Centre, 177 Tranquille Road. 250.554.2429
Dominic Neuhaus March 27, 1945 June 1, 1996
Left behind to treasure her love and memories are her children Lyle (Debbie), Melody (James) Grominsky of Kitchener, Ontario, her Grandchildren Jessica (Cody), Katie (Roland), Jennifer & Nick and Great Grandchildren Cierra & Caleb, and siblings Edme, Ovidia (Ron), Doreen (Al), Don (Cynthia), Joe, Tom, Joyce and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by Pearl and Henri Melanson of Winnipeg, and Siblings Raymond, Anna, Howard, Roger, Rita, Robbie & Ernie.
Arrangements entrusted to Personal Alternative Funeral Services 250-554-2324
Gordon is survived by his sister Wanda (Dan) Nelson, his three brothers: Don (Asenath), Del (Janis) and Dwight (Helene), sister-in-law Teresa, seven nieces, four nephews, fourteen great nieces and nephews as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Celebration of Life Lillian Bentson
It is 15 years ago today Since you passed away. Your memory is my keepsake with which I’ll never part. God has you in his keeping I have you in my heart. You were always there for me. I loved you so much as anyone could see. Everyday in some small way Memories of you come my way; Though absent You are always near, Still missed, still love and ever dear Lovingly remembered by your life’s companion,
Prayer For Peace
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. When there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; Where there is sadness, joy. Grant that I may not so much Seek to be consoled, as to console; To be loved, as to love; For it is in the giving that we receive; And it is in dying that we are born to eternal life. 450 Lansdowne St. Unit 111 Kamloops, BC V2C 1Y3 374-9188 or 1-800-403-8222
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First Nations Family Counsellor The First Nations Education Council (School District No. 73) is seeking an individual to serve in the full-time position of First Nations Family Counsellor. This position is part of a Program that serves First Nations/Aboriginal students and families whose children attend school in School District No. 73 (Kamloops/Thompson). Position responsibilities include: • Direct counselling and consultative services to First Nations/Aboriginal students • Crisis management and intervention counselling and critical incident follow-up • Leading and facilitating Girls’ or Boys’ Groups in elementary and secondary schools • Consulting with and coordinating referrals and counselling services with District and community professionals Qualiﬁcations: • Bachelor of Social Work or a related Bachelor Degree; post –Baccalaureate education preferred • Two years direct counselling experience in a First Nations environment • Demonstrated counselling experience with elementary and secondary school students • Knowledge of First Nations history, culture, values; knowledge of the historical and contemporary issues facing First Nations/Aboriginal families and communities Closing date for applications is June 28, 2011. Interested persons should email or fax their resume along with references to: Renee Spence, Administrator First Nations Education Council – School District No. 73 firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: (250)828-9766 Only those individuals selected to be interviewed will be contacted.
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Guardianship and Adoption Team Leader A rewarding leadership opportunity for a family and child welfare professional—Kamloops, B.C. As a member of the strong Regional Team for the Interior which provides Adoption/Permanency Planning Services to children in care, you will be directly accountable for client service quality as well as for ensuring interdisciplinary practice standards comply with government, ministry, regional operating agency and professional practice. You’ll provide leadership to a stable, long-term cohesive team co-located with other youth serving offices and your work may include anything from staff training to clinical support. Your qualifications include a BSW or BA in Child and Youth Care or M.Ed. Counselling or MA Clinical Psychology (with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare plus four years’ related experience). An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Preference may be given to those who have supervisory training.
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Dozer & excavator operators required by a busy Alberta oilﬁeld construction company. We require operators that are experienced and preference will be given to operators that have constructed oilﬁeld roads and drilling locations. You will be provided with motels and restaurant meals. Competitive wages, bonus and transportation daily to and from job sites. Our work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call 780-723-5051. EI CLAIM denied? Need help? 18yrs exp as EI ofﬁcer. Will prepare & present appeals. Bernie Hughes Toll Free 1877-581-1122. Holbrook Dyson Logging Ltd And Newcastle Timber Ltd. Have vacancies in the following jobs: Log Truck Driver, Driller Blaster, Grade Swamper, Grapple Yarder Chaser, Grapple Yarder Hooker. Details can be seen at http://hdlogging.com/ Fax resume to 250-287-9259 I PAY Cash $$$ For All Scrap Vehicles! and $5 for auto batteries Call or Text Brendan 250-574-4679
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PLANT TECHNICIAN, ROASTER-ACID Teck’s Trail Operation is seeking a Plant Technician, Roaster-Acid. This position is accountable for performing routine and non-routine testing and providing in plant analytical requirements to meet ISO 9000 quality assurance requirements for the Roaster and Acid Plants. Additionally, this position participates in plant surveys, schedules tests with plant operators and carries out tests; takes measurements, calculates, records and compares data; and provides reports to Technical Support and operating personnel. Applicants should be graduates from a technical institute in a relevant discipline or have equivalent practical experience. A good knowledge of the physical, chemical and metallurgical processes used in the Roaster and Acid Plants will be a deﬁnite asset. Candidates must have the ability to operate a computer/PC using various online and spreadsheet software. Position requires good interpersonal/ communications skills when dealing with customers. Teck Metals Ltd. is committed to employment equity and all qualiﬁed individuals are encouraged to forward their resume, including copies of transcripts, to Human Resources by June 24, 2011 to: email: hrrecruit@teck. com We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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HAULING/LOADING/RUBBISHREMOVAL 2508792497 -ﬂat rate @$40/truckload -includes loading & unloading
Pets & Livestock
Pets Animals sold as “purebred stock” must be registrable in compliance with the Canadian Pedigree Act.
Merchandise for Sale
$100 & Under
BIG M Auction Sale Thursday, June 30th, 6:00 pm. 5765 Falkland Road, Falkland. Already consigned: Dispersal of TACK STORE CLOSE OUT; horse drawn mower, swap meet items, gift ware, and much more Consignments wanted. 250-379-2078 or 604-8504238. Visa, M/C, interac.
4’ 6” black iron spiral plant stand. Holds 5 plants.$20obo (250) 377-4661 Chest of 5 drawers, natural color, in good condition $25 (250)554-1232 Dog Training Collar has light, sound, vibration and shock. $75 250-819-5149
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““New Comers & 1st. Time Buyers Welcome Residential/Commercial Properties” HUDSON PURBA www.PurbaProperties.com w
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Misc. for Sale
Responsible for the maintenance, repair, installation and modiﬁcation of all sawmill-related equipment, you will apply your Red Seal IP or BC TQ to maximize uptime, quality and production. You have a commitment to safety, several years’ experience in an industrial setting, as well as excellent organizational and communication skills. A welding ticket would be an asset.
Planerman/Millwright You are a motivated team player with a BC or IP TQ and at least 2 years’ experience in an industrial setting. Familiarity with Stetson Ross would be an asset. Known as BC's northern capital, Prince George (population of 82,000) offers great amenities and year-round recreational activities, which make it a nice place to raise a family. Visit www.city.pg.bc.ca for more information. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Canfor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To apply, please forward your résumé by June 24, 2011 to:
Canadian Forest Products Ltd. Prince George Sawmill Kathy Faulder HR Coordinator Fax: 250.962.4718 Email: Kathy.Faulder@canfor.com
374-0462 Houses For Sale
SELL YOUR HOUSE FAST FOR CASH For a Conﬁdential C Chat at About Your Optionss CALL DEREK AT 250-320-5036 36
ALL SEASON FIREWOOD. For delivery birch, ﬁr & pine. Stock up now. Campﬁre wood. (250)377-3457.
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? Ranger X. Powerchair incl charger, new batteries 18”X 18” seat $1500 250-554-8031 Shufﬂe Board in excellent shape, table type, $75 (250) 372-2689
Sawmill experience, a thorough knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process and a strong background in RSLogix 5/500, Control Logix and RLlinx are all at your ﬁngertips. Along with great interpersonal and analytical skills, you have a willingness to work ﬂexible hours and be on call.
For Sale By Owner KAMLOOPS/Westsyde: Inground swimming pool, comes with this professionally updated home, on quiet cul-de-sac in Westsyde. This family home features 3 bedrooms + den, 3 bath. family room, includes: new windows, doors, Carrier heat pump with c/a, ﬂooring, too many updates to list. Immaculate, well maintained, move-in ready, 2162 Perryville Place. $379,900.00 To view call 250-376-1441
DEER PROBLEMS? Problem solved! Bobbex Deer repellent available in Canada. Easy, economical, safe. Available at local garden centres. Dealer inquiries welcome. Ask for BOBBEX. www.bobbex.ca
You’ll have a stake in a number of functions at the mill so no two days will be the same in this varied position. As well as planning/scheduling preventive maintenance and working with vendors and local resources to keep our electrical and optimization systems in peak running order, you will be a resource to other team members in their own professional development and a promoter of continuous improvement. You will update and maintain the most current programs, program and troubleshoot software issues and ensure that documentation is complete and easily accessible.
You bring your Red Seal IP or BCTQ, superior technical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a safe and efﬁcient manner.
$400 & Under
You will provide timely and effective equipment maintenance and participate in the implementation of preventive maintenance and continuous improvement programs. This includes PLC, programming, capital work, troubleshooting and equipment repairs. Shiftwork will be required.
$200 & Under Couch and Love Seat with recliners built in good shape. $200 for both (250) 372-2689
Natural gas BBQ Vermont casting, 6 burners, $399 (250) 819-4777
Call now: Hudson Purba 250.377.3030 or 250.572.7709
Committed to the highest standards of safety, environmental stewardship and community service, Canfor is one of Canada’s largest integrated forest products companies. Thanks to the foresight of our leadership, we are building momentum on our solid ﬁnancial and operational foundation, and look to the future with conﬁdence.
Merchandise for Sale
3 Bdrm up + 2bdrm sep entbasement suite,Northshore, reno’d, 2 baths, 6 appl, 6 car parking, lge yard & fruit trees, $315,900. 250-572-6428
Mobile Homes & Parks
Misc. Wanted ABERDEEN Garage Sale Jun 18, 8-2pm 2180 Van Horne Dr.Like new house hold and kitchen items, large new cutlery set, books, and much more at good prices
I Buy Coins, Collections, Olympic, Gold, Silver Coins etc Chad 250-863-3082 ( local )
BATCHELOR HEIGHTS GARAGE sale on Saturday June 18 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at 1815 Grouse crt in Batchelor Heights. Lots of children items.
Apt/Condos for Sale 1 Bedroom renovated Condo in Sahali/Gordonhorn Cr, close to schools and TRU. Balcony, A/C, laundry in building. Rentals allowed. Low Strata. $155,000. (250) 3140203
BROCK Moving Sale Sat Jun 18, 9-3pm, 2498 Rosewood Ave. Furniture, hse hold items, and gardening equip. BROCK Multi Family, 726 Moody Place Sat Jun 18, 9:00 - 1pm Something for everyone!
HEFFLEY CREEK 613 Lister Rd. Sat 9-1pm furniture, House hold items and more LOWER SAHALI 108 Thor Drive, Sun June 19 8am- 12pm, dresser, birdbath +misc,Something for everyone MULTI-FAMILY. Saturday, June 18, 9am-1pm. Kid’s stuff, clothes, scrapbooking, bow ﬂex, matrix and more! 1814 & 1819 Grouse Court. NORTH SHORE 722 Singh St, Sun, June 19, 8-1pm. Power tools, shop supplies, etc. NORTHSHORE Multi Family Sale 359 Pender Pl. Sat and Sun 9-3pm. Lots of everything! NORTH SHORE Multi Family Sale Sat Jun 18, 9-2pm 375 Cherry Ave. dvds, bikes, furniture and kit items SAHALI Multi family, crafts, records plants, lamps, books, quilting frame, All Sorts of extras. June 18-19. 8-5pm 142 McGill Rd. SOUTH KAMLOOPS Sat Jun 18, 9-1pm 1013 Pine St. Gardening, Quilting, and house hold items
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Duplex for Sale Upper Sahali, close to schools, & transportation. 3 Bdrm, totally renovated. ﬂoor to ceiling and in between $279,000 (250)828-0876 or (250)318-0123
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UPPER SAHALI Sat June 18, 8-1pm, 2009 Monteith Drive, Antiques, metal rims for Toyota 4Runner, kids snowboard equip, bikes + bike rack and misc household VALLEYVIEW 2124 Crescent Dr June 18th & 19th 8:30-4:00 2 Families downsizing - Hundreds of items - collectables, games, books,ﬁshing Etc WESTSYDE Huge Moving Sale, Sat 8-1, 631 Lyne Rd, House hold items, china, massive tool sale-contractor shop clear out WESTSYDE Sat Jun 18, 9-4pm 616 Stansﬁeld Rd. Huge Garage Sale! Antiques, furn, tools, toys, etc.
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B22 ❖ FRIDAY, June 17, 2011
*SPECTACULAR* 4 bdrm South Facing Waterfront Vacation Home On Shuswap Lake!
2 Bay car garage / workshop 110 power rent/lease $400/mo Avail May 1st 250-554-1300
Duplex / 4 Plex
Lakeshore living At it’s Best! LAKESHORE 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 BACKYARD: Storage shed, grassy play area & fenced kennel.
ONLY $729,000: Perfect getaway for your family & all your friends!
147 Parlow Rd 4Bdrm, 5appl, N/P N/S $1250/mo + util. Avail Immed. Call 250-828-2063 email: firstname.lastname@example.org 2Bdrm Dont miss this one! 1/2 block to TRU express bus, clse to all amen W/D $800 incl util 376-4109 2BDRM in 4plex on Riverfront in Brock, top ﬂoor ht incl ns/np $950/mo Jul 1st 250-372-2675 3 Bdrm 1/2duplex, Westsyde $1200mo + util, ref’s req’d, avail July 1, 250-579-7653 $900 incl. gas+hyd, lower 2bdrm 1/2 duplex, N/P, N/S, clean, laundry, fam oriented, close to sch, amenities, storage, largeyard (250)320-3252 Nrth Shre 2Bdrm insuite lndry close to all amenities N/S N/P $900/mo 250-819-0161
Mobile Homes & Pads
5052 Squilax Anglemont Rd. Celista, BC.
Call 604-542-0865 or 250-955-6398
MOBILE home on acreage Pritchard 12x70 2bdrm, 5appl, must assist farm chores. ns/np ideal for seasoned semi-retired couple. $850/mo + util (250)577-3810.
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2BR mobile on Ranch with corral. Minutes to city. N/S. References. $995/Mo. June 1st. (250)571-1057.
Apt/Condo for Rent
Homes for Rent
1Bdrm Apartment 1525 Tranquille Rd. $750 per month Cat incl. (250) 376-9059
2Bdrm apartment, on the North Shore $750 per mon. (250) 376-4410
2 Bdr TOWNHOUSE $925 Monthly Avail. JUNE 20th
2BDRM, close to bus & shops ns/np, $800/mo +dd, Refs Req’d Jun1st 250-376-6000
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2BDRM, Sahali, close to 7Eleven,a/c,appl,sundeck, avail Jun 1, $1050mo 250-851-5050
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3BDRM 2 bath upper sahali 5 appl N/S N/P $1575 utils incld, Refs firstname.lastname@example.org 4 bdrm Dufferin 5 appl. + pool. N/S N/P $2000/mo+util+DD+ Ref’s Avail July 1. 374-8427 North Shore 3 Bdrm. $1300 per mon available imm. (250) 374-5586 or 371-0206
Close to TRU and shopping. Clean Secure building with resident manager. 1&2 Bdrm some with views. prefer 1 year lease n/p n/s (250)828-1711
Bed & Breakfast
WESTSYDE 3bdrm main ﬂoor 5appl updated $1400/mth inclds util & yard maintenance 250-579-5758
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Shuswap Lake! 5 Star Caravans West Resort in Scotch Creek B.C. Lakeside lot, end unit. Plenty of extra space. Steps to beautiful sandy beach with a wharf for your boat. Newer 2006 1bedroom, 1bath, park model trailer sleeps 6, plus a tastefully decorated guest cabin for 2 more. Resort has 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, Adult & Family Clubhouse, Park, Playground, RV/Boat parking. $1500/week 250-371-1333
Rooms for Rent
1BDRM shared house. All incl. Working person/student NP $450/mo 250-376-5299 DALLAS furnished bdrm in Mobile home. Quiet N/S working person N/P $400 828-1681 DOWNTOWN furnished Lhk. NP, NS,No drugs, men. $425 incl. F/S & sink. 374-2500. Suite deals! Sahali private furnished rm w/kitchenett + 1bdrm suite $500 & $700 incl util w/i cable & laundry shared bathroom n/s (250) 852-1012
Pineview 2 Bdrm view, brand new $1100 incl util + cable N/S N/P no lndry 250-377-8139 Pineview New 2bdrm np/ns, close2bus $1000/mo Util Incl no/lndry 377-3465 June 15 Rayleigh 1Bdrm grnd level on ranch, F/S share lndy, N/S N/P Horse ok $650/mo 578-0050 Sahali 1Bdrm suite laundry & sat TV, quiet cul-de-sac all util incl $900/mo 250-377-8682
Suites, Lower 1BDR $700 close to TRU n/s n/p Jun 1 (250)682-3199 or (250) 376-7869 1Bdrm bright large Dallas $750/mth utils incld shared W/D N/S N/P refs 573-2446 1BDRM close to NorthHills. Like new, F/S W/D $800 incl. util. N/S N/P Jul 1 376-8908 1Bdrm downtown N/P N/S includes all utils & cable $720/mth Mar 1 250-374-6122 1bdrm for one person N/S, N/P, util and laundry incl. close to TRU $850 (250) 376-2576 1 bdrm fully furnished lower suite in Sahali full kit. liv. and lrg. bdrm incl cab a/c and util sh. laund. close to bus and parking avail. prt ent. N/S N/P avail Jul 31. $1150. (250) 3183313 1Bdrm level entry in Brock $800/mo incl util Avail July 1st N/S N/P 376-1712 after 7pm 1BDRM on North Shore Avail May 1st N/S N/P, util incl, $700 month (250) 376-3787 1BDR reno basement suite in lwr. Sahali inc util, hswi, sep ent. shrd w/d,n/p n/s close to college (250)320-1746. 2bdrm daylight Brock Duplex lrg yard f/p cl to sch and rec gd loc $950 (250) 376-1353 2Bdrm N/Shore $800 + 1/2 util use of washer/dryer credit ref req’d Sam 250-573-1281 ABSOLUTELY No Smoking 2Bdrm well lit $800/mth close to all amenties 250-376-7291 Avail immed lg 1 bdrm, daylight,near Hamlets - Westsyde, modern, sep ent, 5 appl cable, sep heat, partial furn, patio, n/p/s, ref’s, $800+$400 DD 250-579-9477 Beautiful2bdr basement suite. w/d d/w gas/fp n/s n/p quiet mature adult ref. d/d $950 + 1/2 util. 554-1235 6-8pm Clean & comfortable 2 bdrm suite N/S N/P 1300 Tranquille $900/mth 250-371-4801 Dallas 1bdrm 1 quiet mature adult no laundry N/S D no loud noise or partying $600+ 1/2 hydro($75) 250-573-3323 Full bsmt completely furnished 1 tenant N/P, N/S laundry & utils incld $600 250-579-7649 New 1Bdrm, Brock ns/np $700/mo util incl. Close to bus 250-376-2331or250-572-2302 New 1bdrm + den util and cab incl N/P N/S $800 +dep and ref. avail imm. (250) 376-1807 New 1 bdr plus den with full kit. prv. prkg lg stor util. inc $940 n/p n/s (250) 851-9305
Scrap Car Removal
1998 Wilderness 25.5 ‘ 5th Wheel full side, hitch rails, brake control incl., slps 6 exc. cond. $11,500 obo (250) 3746172
I PAY Cash $$$ For All Scrap Vehicles! and $5 for auto batteries Call or Text Brendan 250-574-4679
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SPACIOUS 2 bdrm bsment suite, util incl. Serious tenants, N/P, N/S, 1000$ Avail imm. Kam at 852 3977
Westsyde 1Bdrm fully renovated close to everything W/D $800+DD util incl 579-9609
19ft Fleetwood Trailer dry weight 4338 lbs, pulled with 6 cyl. suv used 3x, 5 yr ext war. full bth, 2 dr fridge, st/oven, micr, walk around qu sz bed awning stabilizers, pwr. assist brakes, dual axel $14,900 (250)376-3546
Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402
Suites, Upper 2Bdrm Main ﬂoor st fr, fenced yard, North Kam. sm pet ok. util incl $1150 (250) 554-2125 Bachelor 3bdrm 2 Bth large kit. dining and lvg + 2 car garage n/s n/p $1550 + util. (250)574-3275 Downtown 1Bdrm 1 block to RIH N/S N/P on site parking util incl 250-578-8121 Downtown 2bdrm + den N/S N/P lndry $1200 + util avail May 250-320-9205 UPPER Sahali 2bdrm Daylight N/P N/S Cl. to bus and TRU $800/mo util incl. 374-1824.
Townhouses 2BDRM + den, Sahali f/s/w/d,a/c, City View, Close to bus & shopping, Avail Jun 15 $1000/mo+util (250) 318-4756 3BDRM renovated,walking distance TRU, N/S N/P Avail now $1400+util 250-571-7653 July 1st. Brock 3 bdrm 1 1/2 bath, 5 appl, n/p, n/s $1200 per month + ref. 250-554-4677 SAHALI CONDO FOR RENT 2bdrms, great view of city, laundry on site, available immediately $950 per month. Call 377-5773 or email email@example.com
TOWNHOUSES On River NORTH SHORE • • • • •
2001 Triple E Topaz 24 1/2 ft. 5th wheel. Like new, slide out dinette, slps 6, loaded, full bth, air, awning, 5th wheel hitch incl. Asking $9500 (250) 5734242 2007 28ft Terry Travel Trailer. 2 slides, aluminum frame. $21,900 obo. (778) 879-6967
RUN UNTIL SOLD ONLY $34.95(plus Tax) (250)371-4949 *some restrictions apply call for details
Cars - Sports & Imports 97 Saturn SW2 5 speed, air, cruise one owner $2000 obo 250-523-6505
1987 Honda Gold Wing, 1200cc,with voyager trike conversion and trailer. 59,000km asking $12,500 obo. 579-8831
2007- 28’ Outback 5th Wheel
Comes w/hitch, & generator. Large pull-out, lot’s of cupboard space. Lot’s of extras: electric awning, sirius radio, under-carriage pull-outs, etc. Used very little. Mint cond. Asking $21,500. 579-9483 2010 Jayco Designer 35’ RLTS Luxury 5th wheel, triple slide, dual pane windows, 10cu’ fridge, ledge stone f/p, 2 leather recliners, leather couch, customer value pkg, power awning, polished alum wheels, central vac, mor/ryde suspension, mor/ryde pin box, portable BBQ, bike rack, 2 fantastic fans, generator prep, slide out awning covers, remote keyfob for jacks, awnings & slides, 40” ﬂat screen TV in livingroom, 22” ﬂat screen TV in bedroom, king size bed, premium sound system, cherry wood cabinetry, custom ﬁtted shaw satelite PVR receiver in ﬁre place, Premium condition. Must sell, discounted price $52,950.obo (250)317-7194 or 250-838-6048 84 Vanguard 5th Wheel single axel, ladder, awning, 3 brnr stove/oven excellent shape $4600 250-828-2727
250-318-4321 No Pets 2008 Can-Am Spyder Like new, 600k’s $11,500 250-554-0025
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Run until sold $99 Do you have a vehicle, boat, rv, or trailer to sell? With our Run til sold specials you pay one ﬂat rate and we will run your ad until your vehicle sells.* • $99.95 (boxed ad with photo) • $34.95 (regular 3 line ad)
Pineview 2 Bdrm view, brand new $1100 incl util + cable N/S N/P no lndry 250-377-8139
Moving Must Sell very rare 2001 Chrysler Prowler, all options, as new, only 7000 mi. $35,900. obo. Best Price in Western Canada (250)5588104
1994 Class C Gulf Stream ultra 102, 65,700km,30 ft qu isl bd. micr, full bth, gen set, air, excellent cond $16,900 obo (778) 471-1195 2004 28’Terry slp 8, solar, ac, no slide out, land jacks, front bdrm $19,000 (250) 851-0209
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Antiques / Classics
02 Subaru Forester L, 176 K, 5spd, a/c,pw,pl, inclds, winter tires/rims.$6900 250-828-8792
Trucks & Vans 02’ Dodge Service Van safety partition, Shelving/bins New tires143000kms 250-573-2629 1993 GMC pick-up, 3/4 ton, 2 wheel drive, regular cab, 5 speed standard, blue, just over 100,000 kms, $5500, 250-579-5877 1998 Ford Windstar. Automatic, 180,000 kms $2800 OBO 250-377-6886 1Ton Dump Truck, Ram-Lift 4wd auto diesel removable sides 162000k 250-573-2629 2000 Dodge Dakota ext cab air pwr str. rem start asking $3500 (250) 851-0577 2003 Grey V8 Dodge Dakota Quad Sport 4x4, 121,000km. Includes winters,rims & canopy. $12,500.(250)314-0203
Cars - Domestic 1983 Porsche 928S Coupe, 85,000km 300Hp, 8cyl auto, lthr, receipts since 98 garage stored $11,900obo 374-8724 78 Camaro has newer 350engine custom fan belt new battery $3000obo 250-374-2770
Bright,clean & spacious 2 Bedrooms Large storage area Individual front & back yards Close to park, shopping & bus stop
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
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2006 Ford E Series 16’ Cube Van 142,000km RWD, Diesel, $20,000 (250) 851-0209
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Boats 1995 26ft Sun Bridge Cruiser, excell made by well craft, 7.4 ltr Merc Cruiser, Slps 6, Great Shape, fresh water and water cooler for ocean trvl. 950 hrs. have all service records since new. $18,000 call Ken (250) 318-3313 1999 18’ Campion Allante 535. 4.3L Volvo Penta. X-tra’s Low hours $14,000obo 376-4447 20ft. Campion bow rider w/115 hpMerc outbrd EZload trailer FishFndr $3900obo 319-1394
Adult Escorts #1A Enchanting Companion 250-371-0947. Sweet, pleasant, upscale, classy & fun. Hourglass ﬁgure. Discreet. 10am-8pm. www.kamloopsbrandi.com 1st Class Mystique Escorts Gorgeous ladies of all ages to suit every need 24/7 (250)6825533.mystiqueescor ts.ca NOW HIRING. ATTRACTIVE mature blond female provides discrete fantasies 9am-11pm 250-376-5319
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FRIDAY, June 17, 2011 ❖ B23
Memories & Milestones Happy 60th
Happy 80th Birthday
Joseph & Lilly Koch
With love from your family
Congratulations on 60 years of commitment and love! Love from all your family
Happy 60th Anniversary Mohinder Singh Serown
Wishing you lots of love and happiness on your special day!
Ava Marie DeMarni
Jack & Lucy Hicks June 16, 1951
Love from all your family XOXO
Happy 50 Birthday Paul Dhillon
Congratulations to Mohinder Singh Serown who recently graduated from Thompson Rivers University with Diploma in Police and Justice. We are very proud of you Mohinder Love Mom, Dad, and sister Pamal
Love Mom, Dad, Parminder, Brandon & Kacey and your family
May 2, 2011 6:03 am, 7 lbs, 5 oz. Proud parents Rino and Amanda DeMarni wish to announce the birth of their beautiful little girl Ava Marie DeMarni. Many thanks to our wonderful midwife Elaine for all her wonderful care. Thank you to all the friends and family who have come to meet our precious angel.
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B24 ❖ FRIDAY, June 17, 2011
BUY ANY OF THESE HOMES FROM ME – AND I will reimburse you the cost of a home inspection.
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SAHALI WITH SUITE
HOLT STREET PRIVACY
N.SHORE WITH DETACHED GARAGE PLUS SUITE
Completely updated home ready for you. New ﬂooring, doors, bathroom, ﬁxtures. Private back yard and 1 car garage/workshop. suite brings in $800/mo. Close to shops, schools and bus. MLS® 101495
If you are looking for an executive home in Logan Lake that gives your family 5 decks and a private fenced backyard backing onto green space on a cul-de-sac location, then THIS HOME is FOR YOU. New fence to keep the pets and kids safe. A newer wood burning ﬁreplace to heat the home this winter, that has been professionally installed, and a roof that is only 8 yrs old – means nothing much to do. Logan Lake living at its best.
You’ll enjoy this home every summer because of the great backyard & deck. The deck overlooks a greenspace owned by the school district. No noise! A great 20x20 wired workshop is ready for your projects. This 4 bedroom home is close to recreation facilities, schools & shopping. Easy care yard, a new roof & central air make for easy living. MLS® 101153
This well kept updated home fenced home on a corner lot with lane access is every homeowners wish. A new furnace in 05/central air, all appliances in 08, newer windows and updated kitchen and bathroom, wood and cork ﬂoors. Legal suite down. Nice brick patio, walk to shopping, church, daycare, bus, and river.
GOLF AT BACKDOOR
ABERDEEN WITH VIEW
Luxury Townhome living in Aberdeen. 3 full bathrooms, private backyard, 2 dining areas, large kitchen overlooks deck area w/gas hookup. Completely ﬁnished entry level-with guest room/bath-plus a den. Large oversized garage. Original owner. Walk to elementary school, enjoy golﬁng just a few steps away. No rentals in this complex.
If you are looking for a home that says quality throughout — this is it. Tile roof, hardwood ﬂoors, solid spiral banister to bedrooms. Nice open plan wth laundry on main, family room and separate dining area. Double garage and very nice street appeal. View today!
If you are wanting to downsize or are a ﬁrst time purchaser – look at this well kept mobile in Dallas within walking distance to pine ridge golf course. Nicely kept with a built in buffet in the dining area, big soaker tub and separate shower in the bathroom. Roof is only 3 yrs old all newer appliances are included. Early possession available.
Enjoy the great view of the river & city lights from the deck off of the living room. Walk to the dog park, tot lot & elementary school. This quiet street is near restaurants, shopping center, theatre & Costco. The home has a private backyard & single garage with more of street parking.
OAKHILLS PARK 55+
DEEDED LAKEFRONT 15 MIN TO TOWN
RIVERFRONT ON .77 ACRE DOWNTOWN PENTHOUSE OPEN HOUSE & ESTATE AUCTION STARTING AT 9:30 AM JUNE 25 548 Alymer Road
OFFERED AT $30,000 LESS THAN OWNER PAID FOR IT
One of the nicest senior parks in Kamloops! This single wide mobile is completely ﬁnished inside with new carpet, kitchen cabinets, lighting, new furnace in 2006, hot water tank in 2008 & a lifetime warranty on the roof. Walk the river trail, close to golf & shopping yet quiet & well looked after park. Nothing for the buyer ro repair of ﬁx. Everything done, just move in. MLS®102586
This is the best priced recreation property near Kamloops, only 15min to downtown, this home features a dock, extra parking, self sustaining features such as 2 new wood stoves (they heat the home all winter) good quality water drawn from the lake. This home is a yr round gem. Ski harper in the winter or ice ﬁsh and cross country and swim, boat and ﬁsh in the summer. Home built by mason - solid as a rock. Come see for yourself. Priced to sell – owner moving out of Kamloops.
This heritage home is an estate sell that must be sold. The price reﬂects a quick sale by the family. Over .77 of an acre of riverfront property. Swim or ﬁsh just outside of your door. Enjoy the ﬁre pit with family and friends. Minutes to Shuswap Lake for hrs of boating. This home is both elegant and quaint—rooms upstairs express the charm of a country home with a loft overlooking the river. A huge dining area with a built in bench and cozy living room add more charm. Fruit trees and a large veranda are some of the features here. An unﬁnished basement is ready for your ideas.
• RETIREMENT DREAM, minutes to hospital, shopping & parks • REDUCED TAXES • 2 FULL BATHS & BEDROOMS • 2 FIREPLACES • 2 SECURED PARKING STALLS & 2 STORAGE UNITS • 600 sq. ft. of rooftop garden with ﬁreplace • TOTALLY UPSCALE PENTHOUSE
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A True Okanagan Experience
City boasts rich cultural base Those looking for the cultural side of Kamloops don’t have to go too far. Kamloops has a rich cultural heritage that ranges from art to theatre to First Nations history. Here is a look at what the city has to offer.
Kamloops Art Gallery
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The Kamloops Art Gallery is located in downtown Kamloops and boasts the largest permanent art collection in the Interior, with more than 1,700 pieces. It also features a gallery store, hosts special events and offers programs for children and adults who want to explore their artistic side. Location: 101-465 Victoria St.
Kamloops Symphony Orchestra Some say there is nothing like experiencing live orchestral music — and Kamloops can provide that experience. From September to May, the KSO offers live music by composers from around the world and in a range of styles. Performances are held at the 710-seat Sagebrush Theatre, 1300 Ninth Ave., and the Pavilion Theatre.
Kamloops Firehall Museum The City of Kamloops Fire Rescue Service has created a museum that showcases the 117-year history of firefighting in Kamloops. Location: 1205 Summit Dr.
In order to experience the cultural history of the First Nations people of this area, a visit to the Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park is in order. The museum exhibits incorporate the oral history and legends of the Secwepemc People, along with historical photographs, illustrations and artifacts. Also on display are birch canoes, summer mat lodge and exhibits on hunting, fishing, clothing, games, food gathering and cooking. Heritage Park is located on the banks of the South Thompson River on a 12-acre property and is a complement to the museum. There is more than one kilometre of trails leading visitors through the archeological remains of a 2,000-year-old Shuswap winter village site, four reconstructed winter pit houses and a summer village. The village features a tule mat lodge, hunting lean-to, fish drying rack, fish trap, smoke house and traditional plant foods.
Western Canada Theatre From September through March, those looking for a play or two need not search very far. Plays include comedies, cutting-edge new Canadian works and plays from around the world. The 2011-2012 season includes Betrayal, Letters from Wingfield Farm, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again, Ubuntu (The Cape Town Project) and The 25th annual Putnum County Spelling Bee. A special presentation brings M*A*S*H star Jamie Farr to the city to star in Tuesdays with Morrie.
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The Ethnobotanical Gardens
Kamloops Museum and Archives
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Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park
Fun, food and music are awaiting visitors at the Two River Junction Dinner and Musical Review. The evening is a dinner theatre complete with a musical trip through some of the hit songs of past decades. The season runs from mid-April to mid-October every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings. Location: Kamloops Convention Centre, 1250 Rogers Way.
With three floors of permanent and changing exhibits, visitors can discover the history of this Wild West town. Exhibits here include: The local Secwepemc nation, early fur traders, the Gold Rush and gold seekers, cattle ranchers, paddlewheelers and railway construction, the coming of permanent settlers and the making of a frontier town. Tours include informal or formal guided museum tours. There are also programs for children — kindergarten to Grade 7 — available year-round. A self-guided walking tour, bicycle tours and cemetery tours are available.
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The Kamloops Museum and Archives is located at the corner of Second Avenue and Seymour Street in the bright gold building. Open Tuesdays to Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursdays closing at 7:30 p.m. Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for youth. Location: 207 Seymour St.
The Secwepemc Ethnobotanical Gardens are located in Heritage Park and are divided into five zones, each representing a different ecosystem found within the Secwepemc territory. Each system supports particular native plants that were traditionally harvested by the Secwepemc. Interpretive signs located at each garden describe the ecosystem in which the plants grow naturally. Location: 311-355 Yellowhead Hwy.
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