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E. COLI IN CHEESE MAY HAVE LED TO DEATH Authorities confirm 11 people became ill from cheese made at Gort’s in Salmon Arm By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER email@example.com
Eleven people in B.C. and Alberta are recovering from eating E. coli-contaminated cheese manufactured at a Salmon Arm farm. Meanwhile, there may also be a connection between the cheese and the death of a person within the Interior Health Authority region. Dr. Rob Parker, medical officer of health for the Interior Heath Authority, said eight cases have been identified in the province and four others across the border. Of the eight B.C. cases, four involve people who live within the authority’s region — including the one who died. Parker said IHA officials are continuing
their investigation of the death and are not able to confirm the E.coli bacteria caused it or contributed to it. However, he did confirm the deceased had eaten cheese from Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm, had the symptoms of E.coli infection and the bacteria was confirmed to be the one identified as coming from the farm. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), which was at Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm on Saturday, Sept. 14, to inspect it, has issued a recall for more than a dozen of the cheeses produced there. Parker said other products made at the farm are not affected. Although the first case was documented in July, the strain was not identified until recently, when a cluster of cases
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A sampling of the products affected in the investigation into E. coli-contaminated cheese from Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm in Salmon Arm.
were diagnosed, tests conducted and the specific markers indicating the E.coli strain determined. It took time to pinpoint the cheese as a potential cause, Parker said, because it can take days for symptoms to occur and often even longer before people see their doctor. “So, when we are interviewing them, we are often asking them
what they ate two or three weeks ago.” He said none in B.C. mentioned the cheese product until further interviews were done based on information provided by the four Albertan cases after the link to the same E.coli strain was identified last week. Some of the Alberta people indicated they had recently visited the Okanagan.
Parker said the CFIA’s inspection led to the farm owners stopping production and distribution of their raw-milk cheeses. The federal agency issued its recall late on Tuesday, Sept. 17, noting it could be expanded depending on further investigation at the facility. Parker said he saw the summary of the Alberta cases on
Monday, Sept. 16, and contacted the CFIA, which said it “had to sort out what cheeses were involved.” On Tuesday morning, Parker said, “it was clear there was a risk to people eating the cheese” and a decision was made to alert the public at about 11:30 a.m. The teleconference took place at 3 p.m. and would have occurred
even earlier had the Provincial Health Services Authority — through which co-ordination with the province’s health authorities is done — been able to get the logistics pulled together. The recall notes the products with lot codes 122 to 138 were sold in both provinces and through Internet sales from May 27 to Sept. 14. Some of the packaging may not have the lot code or indicate it was made from raw milk, particularly those sold from deli counters where clerks package it.
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The quiet Campbell Avenue neighbourhood in North Kamloops was the scene of a double stabbing late Tuesday (Sept. 18) night. As of KTW press time, two men were in Royal Inland Hospital — one man in stable condition and one man in critical condition. Dave Eagles/KTW
‘Let me in — I’ve been stabbed!’ By Tim Petruk STAFF REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Two men are in hospital — one in grave condition — after a double-stabbing on a quiet North Kamloops street on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Emergency crews were called to the 400-block of Campbell Avenue at about 11:45 p.m. after several calls to 911 reported two
men in distress. Mounties arrived at the scene and found two men suffering stab wounds on different parts of the street. A Campbell Avenue resident who did not want her name published told KTW she was startled by one of the victims. “He bangs on my door and he yells, ‘Help, I’ve been stabbed!’” she said. “‘Let me in, I’ve been stabbed!’
“He stood outside screaming and yelling until the cops came.” “I didn’t open my door. I just called 911 and let police and ambulance handle it.” The woman spent much of Wednesday morning scrubbing clean her blood-stained porch and tidying up the mess left by first responders. “It was all left out here on my deck,” she said. “I just scrubbed it and there’s
still blood on it. “You do a good deed and you end up cleaning up the mess.” She said the street is relatively crime-free. “It really is,” she said. “This is the first incident we’ve had in forever.” Kamloops Mounties said both victims were taken to Royal Inland Hospital and underwent emergency surgery. As of KTW press deadline, one
of the victims is in stable condition, while the other is critical. Police believe the victims knew their attacker and that the stabbings were targeted. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information can call Mounties at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-2228477. Go online to kamloopsthisweek.com for updates to this story.
TRU has 148 employees whose salary exceeded $100,000 in 2012 By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER email@example.com
He may have the title of president, but Alan Shaver wasn’t the top-paid employee at Thompson Rivers University last year. The largest total remuneration package issued in 2012 went to the late Wesley Koczka who, with a combined salary and expenses, topped out at $285,742. Of that, he had expenses totalling $108,498, according to the university’s financial statement headed for review at its board of governors meeting on Friday, Sept. 20. Koczka, who died in February, had been the university’s associate vice-president international and CEO of the university’s
World Global Operations. Shaver didn’t even come in second; that spot went to Ulrich Scheck, provost and vice-president academic, who had a combined package of $274,920, composed of $201,617 and expenses of $73,303. In the 2011-2012 fiscal year, Scheck’s salary was $201,251 and his expenses were $54,119, according to the provincial government’s database of public-sector salaries. Koczka’s salary during that same fiscal year was $157,013 and his expenses were $156,533. Shaver’s salary last year was $201,301 and his expenses were $15,464, giving him a financial compensation package of $216,765. In the 2011-2012 fiscal year, his salary was $202,431 and his
expenses were $107,518. Cliff Neufeld, the university’s vice-president of administration and finance, had a package worth more than Shaver’s as well, with a salary of $199,406 and expenses of $21,297 for a total of $220,703. His salary in the 2011-2012 fiscal year was $199,897 and his expenses were $30,856. There are 148 TRU employees who earned more than $100,000 last year and 22 who had a salary and expenses package that was greater than $150,000. The university’s executive compensation reporting for the period of April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012, also noted benefit packages valued at: Shaver, $8,751; Scheck, $8,848; Neufeld, $8.878 and Koczka, $7,595.
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Make it a Movie Night.... for FREE! Mark your calendars.... The City of Kamloops is ready to unveil its brand new large screen sport clock at Interior Savings Centre ... so we’re inviting YOU to a FREE movie night! Come out on Sunday, Sept 29 for this FREE Double Feature Movie Night:
2:00 pm - Doors open to public 3:00 pm - "Epic" 5:00 pm - Intermission 5:30 pm - "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" Bring the whole family out for this fun event, and see one or both movies shown on the new score clock at Interior Savings Centre! Concessions will be open, so you can grab a pop and popcorn to enjoy during the shows. Each attendee will also receive a free voucher to a Blazers home game this season. Don’t miss the first opportunity to see the new score clock, and have family-friendly night out at the same time.
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Career Opportunities Applications are being accepted for the following union position: Mechanic/Welder Competition No. 03-51/13 Closing: Sept 27, 2013
Agriculture Area Plan In anticipation of the completion of the Agriculture Area Plan, staff are inviting residents to submit their digital photos and short videos for inclusion in a video supporting the local agricultural industry depicting local food and farming. The deadline for submissions is 4:30 pm on Sept 30, 2013. Submissions can be made to email@example.com. Annual Calendar Call for Photos Residents are invited to submit their digital photos for the City’s Annual Calendar. The deadline for submissions is 4:30 pm on September 30, 2013. Please submit only digital photos. To submit your photos please burn them onto a CD and drop it off at:
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Lansdowne St Rehabilitation roadwork will start in Sept on Lansdowne St from 2nd Ave to 3rd Ave. Access to local businesses will be maintained throughout construction. Motorists can expect delays and are advised to plan accordingly. When driving in the area, use caution, note any temporary detours and obey all traffic control persons. For more information call 250-8283461. The City thanks you for your cooperation.
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New medical marijuana grown in large-scale commercial operations will be sold at various price points, federal officials say. â€œWhat weâ€™re hearing from producers is there will be quite a range,â€? Health Canada spokesman Todd Cain said. He said producers expect to offer between four and 30 different strains at different prices, some of them as low as about $3.50 or $4 a gram, adding thatâ€™s significantly lower than what medical pot users previously feared. â€œSupply and demand, once the market is established, will drive the pricing,â€? Cain said. Pot distribution will be done only by mail or courier, not through any pharmacies or retail outlets. In response to questions about pot being lost
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â€œTheyâ€™re going to take that letter and roll it in product and theyâ€™re going to smoke it â€” thatâ€™s whatâ€™s going to happen,â€? predicted Mission Coun. Dave Hensman. He demanded to know how Ottawa justified licensing 700 legal medical pot grows in Mission â€” a community of 30,000 people â€” and said he opposes his municipality spending
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NOTHER SERIES OF ideas that aren’t big enough to warrant their own columns, but are worth noting: • The folks charged with protecting us — often from our own stupidity — have issued plenty of reminders that school is back for another 10 months. That means a lot of realities, not the least of which is that most every school area in the city has the 30 km/h speed limit in its proximity. Some Kamloops drivers need to review what that means — anything faster than that between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. is speeding. Now, the local police, when issuing the reminder to the public, based it on the excitement some of the younger kids have to be back in class and the subsequent forgetfulness to heed all those road-safe rules they learn. That’s a valid concern, but one that isn’t really focused on is the situation one will encounter when driving near secondary schools in Kamloops. Too many students are in that “I’m immortal” stage of life and think nothing of wandering out across the street, usually with their head down while texting the friend, who is probably waiting on the other side. I watched this happen on a daily basis on Ninth Avenue for too long and have encountered it when heading to other secondary schools, as well.
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LEVEL The focus is always on back to school but, trust me, this kind of teenaged stupidity goes on all school year long — and even into the post-secondary stage. Drivers who use the Summit Connector can attest to that as they watch Thompson Rivers University students cross the four lanes of traffic there to get to class. Get some exercise. Walk to the corner, wait for the light and cross like you should. • There’s no city council meeting this week, as most of the councillors we all elected in 2011 are off at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention in Vancouver. Having our city-hall reporter, Andrea Klassen, around on Tuesday because of this led to some musings about who might be thinking about running in next year’s election. Which led me — and this is why some of these ideas never become columns — to wonder on what platform the incumbents will run.
Just what exactly have they done in the past almost two years other than talk about too many dogs and not talk about too many mines? They’ve got about a year to find some compelling issues to speak out on and grab some headlines they can turn into election-campaign propaganda. Can’t wait to see what they come up with. • And, sticking with politics just to round out this column, does anyone other than me and some of my closest friends see anything wrong with our federal government creating a searchable database of sex offenders? Sure, it would be good to know if they move into the neighbourhood but, so far, Kamloops Mounties have done an equally good job of alerting us — when we needed to be alerted. But, I think back to when I was a child living across the road from a park and there was a man who frequented it with the express purpose of exposing himself. My parents called the police. Some of the neighbours headed over with baseball bats. Guess who found the guy first. That’s not the kind of society we want to be and it’s not the society Prime Minister Stephen Harper should be doing anything to create. email@example.com kamloopsstreetlevel.tumblr.com
Leaked documents indicate BC Hydro is planning a 26 per cent rate increase over the next two years. While the B.C. Liberal government says the rate hike will not be that high, this is at least the third time in the past year that there has been indications of a massive BC Hydro rate increase in the works. There are several concerns about this, whether or not the 26 per cent increase comes to fruition. It’s no secret that Hydro has to come up with billions of dollars to continue to upgrade the electrical utility system it operates. The infrastructure, some of which goes back to the 1960s or earlier, needs attention. Hydro also wants to build the Site C dam on the Peace River, which would cost billions in itself. At the same time, Hydro has been handicapped by the BC Liberal government in two very important areas. First, it has been required to make massive dividend payments to the province, its only shareholder. These have been used to keep the provincial budget from dipping deeper into the red. While there may be some justification for the province occasionally taking a dividend from Hydro, the size and regularity of its demands are unprecedented. When a corporation needs to raise billions for capital projects, it makes sense that dividends be cut back or even eliminated. If Hydro was a private sector corporation, that is likely what it would be doing, in order to have at least some of its own cash to spend on infrastructure. In addition, the dividends are highly political. They are used to keep the deficit down and allow politicians to boast about B.C.’s low income tax rate. This boast ignores ever-increasing Hydro, ICBC and Medical Service Premium rates, all of which must be paid by most B.C. residents. The other handicap Hydro has is that it has been forced to buy run-of-river power from small contractors at rates far in excess of what it costs to produce its own power. The provincial government needs to stop interfering in Hydro’s business, and let it run the electric utility in the efficient manner.
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Re: Story: Two men stabbed on Campbell Avenue: “The lady is saying she does a good deed? “What? She did nothing. “Others had called police before she called. “All she is doing is complaining about having to clean up the mess. Sad.” — posted by Ryan Jeck
Will get-rich-quick cash be worth the misery? Editor: Re: KTW’s front page story of Sept. 17 (‘Protest numbers match those at Ajax meetings’): This letter is directed at the very young and so naive James Arko, who shared some of his thoughts about the proposed Ajax mine issue during the rally at Thompson Rivers University on Sept. 12. What an ignorant young person he is if he thinks he is going to survive 23 years in this town with no ill side effects from this proposed mine. He will be in his late 20s or early 30s and he could be dead. He could contract cancer of the mouth, throat, lungs or any other part of his body. He could have emphysema or one of many other serious and disabiling lung
problems directly related to the pollution this proposed mine will create. There are just too many effects to a person’s body to name in a short letter, but I am sure Arko is savvy enough to do some web surfing to find out. After all, he has the knowledge of at least 17 years on this earth. He was quoted as saying: “It’s mainly old people here and it’s not like they are going to be around here in a bit.” They might not be around here “in a bit,” but he may be and so may his parents and maybe even a baby or two of his own — and those are the people who will be drinking the polluted water and inhaling the acidic air. Is he willing to take the chance of killing his parents, his friends and his yet unborn
“She almost sounded proud of herself.” — posted by Rosalind Sampson “Some people, hey? “Thanks for being there for your friend.” — posted by Kathy Walkus
Re: Letter: More confused than ever about Ajax mine: “It doesn’t sound like letter writer Frank is confused at all. “It sounds like he has nailed this thing right on the head! “Nice letter.” — posted by Mike Marshall “Well said, Frank. “We just don’t need to be sacrificing our city’s health for KGHM’s profits.” — posted by Ann-Marie Hunter
children for, what, a few dollars of promised get-rich-quick money? If Arko does get a job in the mine and he survives the 23 years it is forecast to operate, he probably won’t be healthy enough to find another job anywhere else when the mine closes. Has he thought that far ahead? Arko and his friends might want to look into the effects of similar mining operations in other cities and towns. He and his friends need to do their homework so they can make informed opinions. Somebody once said, “I gave up my health to get some wealth and now I’d give all my wealth to get my health back again.” Judie Rix Kamloops
Comments made by Ajax supporter and Thompson Rivers University student James Arko (middle) have drawn the ire of some KTW readers. KTW file photo
Editor: Regarding Thompson Rivers University student James Arko’s comments about those involved at last week’s protest against the proposed Ajax mine: Arko was quoted by KTW as saying: “It’s mainly old people here and it’s not like they’re going to be around here in a bit. “They need to create jobs for their grandkids and their grandkids after that, and this mine will open up about 500 jobs for the next 20 years.” Does Arko kiss his grandma with that mouth? He needs to be careful or some of us will give him a whack with our canes. Gene Wirchenko Kamloops
Without those ‘old people,’ the young folks wouldn’t exist Editor: Re: KTW’s front page story of Sept. 17 (‘Protest numbers match those at Ajax meetings’): Oh, poor James Arko. Let us try not to be so harsh on him as I am sure he meant well. Let’s analyze his statement and see if there is some way it made sense. Arko said: “It’s mainly old people here and it’s not like they’re going to be around here in a bit. They need to create jobs for their grandkids and their grandkids after that, and this mine will open up about 500 jobs for the next 20 years.” What is unclear is whether he is talking about the planet or people on the campus.
Yes, Earth is full of old people who are not going to be here as long as young people. So are people on the campus, I suppose, and they are working hard to educate students like Arko. What is also unclear is how quickly does Arko expect all these old people to make generations of grandchildren? Apparently, he expects this to happen in the next 20 years. Additionally, if it wasn’t for all these “old people here,” Arko would also not be here, which I suppose would have made my breakfast less-distracted as I would not have to write this outraged response. Because I live in a democratic system
(though it is a system that gives a large uninformed population the ability to often make poor decisions), I am willing to let or not let Ajax go ahead, though I will certainly vote against it if we are allowed to have a referendum. The Ajax tagline of “500 jobs for the next 20 years” should fall under scrutiny by even the least-scholarly TRU students. It will employ roughly the equivalent of one-fifth of the Thompson Rivers University student body until they are 40. Nigel Hanks Kamloops
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Grade 12 is a big school year for most students but, for Kate Sullivan, the reasons are a bit different than most. Back to school didn’t mean rejoining her friends at Beattie School of the Arts. Instead, it meant packing her bags and flying more than 9,000 kilometres to continue her education in Bolivia. Kate’s year-long trip comes
courtesy of the Rotary Youth Exchange Program. She is one of four students from the city taking part. Also spending the year abroad are Sahali secondary students Brett Cosco, who is in France, and Narain Spolia, who is in Sweden, and Claire Ferguson of South Kamloops secondary, who chose Austria. While Kate said she was excited to leave and learn in a new location, her trip had a
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A few days later, Kate attended a meeting of the Rotary club in Santa Cruz De Sierra and met other exchange students, including one each from Denmark, Belgium and New York and four from France. The daughter of Kate’s host family is headed to Clearwater for her exchange — and she also encountered her own last-minute stress before leaving to fly north when there was a mixup with her paperwork at the airport and her departure was delayed a few days. Kate wrote in her blog that she was torn
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Sorrento musician dies Popular banjo player Gene Bretecher is mourned By Barb Brouwer email@example.com
Gene Bretecher died on Sunday, Sept. 15, after falling out of his boat while fishing on Shuswap Lake.
Bluegrass musicians are expressing their sorrow following the death on Sunday, Sept. 15, of accomplished banjo player Gene Bretecher of Sorrento. Bretecher was fishing on Shuswap Lake some 30 metres from shore when he fell out of his boat just before 1 p.m. Bretecherâ€™s wife, Linda, saw her husband fall into the water and called for help. A retired RCMP officer and former dive team member was on the scene in minutes and helped pull the 74-year-old Bretecher from the water. CPR was performed and emergency personnel arrived on scene a short time later. But, efforts to resuscitate Bretecher were unsuccessful. Chase RCMP said Bretecher was not wearing a lifejacket at the time of
guitar player.â€? Bretecher taught a number of different courses at Sorrento Centre every summer for more than a decade and at a variety of old-time fiddle camps. â€œIt almost sounds so patent to say, but he smiled a lot,â€? Stevens said. â€œThat was a thing about Gene, thatâ€™s what he enjoyed, the camaraderie and the music.â€? Another wellknown singer-songwriter and musician, Blu Hopkins, described Bretecher as a gentle man and an inspiration. â€œGene touched so many people. â€œIn all the time I knew him and from all the people who played with him, I have never heard a negative comment about him,â€? Hopkins said. â€œHeâ€™ll be sorely missed by all of us.â€?
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EFORE GENERAL MANAGER Craig Bonner spoke with KTW about the future of the Kamloops Blazers, he talked about the recent past. â€œDo I have regrets? No. Because I never really promised we were going to win the Memorial Cup,â€? said Bonner, seated comfortably in the corner ofďŹ ce at Blazer headquarters on Mark Recchi Way. â€œDo we want to win the Memorial Cup and did we hope to win the Memorial Cup last year? Absolutely. Yes, we fell short, but I really feel like weâ€™ve turned the table and weâ€™ve been a competitive team and a top team in Canada for the past two years. â€œLast year, with the exception of Portland, if things were different against Portland and the situation was different with what went on in
Portland, we would have been in Saskatoon [home of the 2013 Memorial Cup].â€? Bonnerâ€™s jab at the Winterhawks organization, penalized harshly by the Western Hockey League for violating player-beneďŹ t regulations, suggests it will be a long time before the two clubs are sending each other Christmas cards, but the sixth-year GM has a more important ďŹ ght on his hands for the time being â€” replenishing a lineup that has been decimated. â€œThe reality is weâ€™ve lost probably nine of our top players,â€? Bonner said. â€œYou look at any team in our league or in the NHL or wherever and take ďŹ ve of their top-six forwards, their three best defencemen and their starting goalie out of the lineup and, yeah, thereâ€™s going to be a transition period and some growing pains.â€? Defenceman Tyler Hansen, 20, left the team in the off-season in favour
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of a two-year christian mission with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints. Colin Smith and JC Lipon, both 20, signed with NHL teams and, while they were not shoo-ins to play professional hockey this season, it appears they will not be returned to Kamloops. Bonner said losing all three of those players caught the team â€œa little
off guard.â€? The Blazersâ€™ GM was responsible for trading away starting goaltender Cole Cheveldave, who went to Prince Albert for Jake Kryski, the 13th overall selection in this yearâ€™s WHL bantam draft. â€œThereâ€™s 21 other teams that would have done that deal if it was in front of them,â€? he said. â€œThatâ€™s a trade thatâ€™s going to pay dividends
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Kryski joins what the club believes is an elite crop of 1998-born Blazer forwards, including 2013 bantamdraft selections Quinn BenjaďŹ eld, the Blazersâ€™ ďŹ rst-round pick, and Jermaine Loewen, picked in Round 3. Two or three years down the road, that group will likely contribute in a big way, but little good does that for this seasonâ€™s edition of the Blue and Orange. Returning forwards Tim Bozon and Aspen Sterzer, both 19, and Chase Souto, who turns 19 on Oct. 8, along with Matt Needham and Cole Ully, both 18, will be expected to carry the load up front throughout the 20132014 campaign. Tyson Ness, 20, who the Blazers acquired this week in a trade with Red Deer, racked up 19 goals and 39 points last season with the Rebels. The Blazers received 19-year-old forward Tristan Sieben from the Vancouver Giants in a trade earlier this month. He has 29 points, including 11 goals, in 97 regular-season WHL games. Returning grinder Joe Kornelsen, 20, will provide some sandpaper up front. On the blue-line, Sam Grist, 20, and Landon Cross, 19, are the elder statesmen, with the highly touted Jordan
Thomson, 17, seeming poised to come into his own and Swiss import Edson Harlacher, 17, expected to provide stability. Josh Connolly, 18, and 17-year-olds Ryan Rehill and Connor Clouston round out the back end. Last yearâ€™s backup netminder Taran Kozun and the recently acquired Bolton Pouliot, both 19, are expected to jostle for the starting job this season. (Pouliot, itâ€™s worth noting, is engaged to Sterzerâ€™s sister, Sierra). â€œAre we going to fall short some nights because of our age and our experience, probably, but you want to win every year and hopefully we can develop our younger players quicker than most this season and be a competitive group,â€? Bonner said. â€œWho knows, if we were to get one or two of those guys [Smith and/or Lipon] back in our lineup, things change in a hurry. â€œWeâ€™re not throwing in the towel this year.â€?
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The Dave Hunchak era is set to begin, but donâ€™t expect too many opening-night jitters from the Kamloops Blazersâ€™ bench boss. â€œHaving done this before, itâ€™s not like itâ€™s new to me,â€? said Hunchak, head coach of the Moose Jaw Warriors from 2007 to 2011. â€œYou have to have trust and delegate a lot of stuff to your staff and allow them to do their jobs. We have great staff in place with a lot of people with knowledge and experience.â€? Hunchak joined the Blazers in June 2011 as an associate to then head coach Guy Charron, who moved down the depth chart this off-season into a new role, advisor to hockey operations. Blazersâ€™ general
manager Craig Bonner brought in Mark Ferner â€” formerly an assistant and head coach with Kamloops â€” to occupy the associate-coach position vacated by Hunchak. The new man in charge inherits a team that is not expected to make much noise in the Western Conference, but he has no plans to lay down for anyone. â€œWeâ€™ve got a lot of new faces, but I think itâ€™s important that our standards donâ€™t change,â€? Hunchak said. â€œWhat I mean by that is we expect to win every night. Weâ€™re going to have to do it in a different fashion than weâ€™ve done the last couple of years, but thatâ€™s what our expectations are. â€œWe donâ€™t want to change our culture or our environment.â€? KTW asked several
players what differences they have noticed in the way things are run since Hunchak took over. Cole Ully said not much has changed. â€œItâ€™s just different coaching styles, but not too big of a difference,â€? said Ully, a forward from Calgary. â€œThereâ€™s just more technical work on systems now, but we did get that last year with Hunch, so thatâ€™s why itâ€™s not that different. Guy is more vocal and likes to talk a lot, but not really too many differences.â€? Defenceman Sam Grist agreed: â€œItâ€™s not as vocal. Itâ€™s more rolebased. He [Hunchak] will give examples instead of getting after the player in a vocal way.â€? Much of the success of the 2013-2014 Blazers will depend on the progress of its 16- and 17-year-old players.
Guy Charron stepped away this off-season from the head coaching position with the Kamloops Blazers and Dave Hunchak took over. Allen Douglas/KTW
Here are Hunchakâ€™s Coles Notes on a group of young forwards: Mitch Friesen is a second-year player with a big body and a big shot. Nathan Looysen is an awkward skater with good hockey sense and skill. Nick Chyzowski is a hard-working two-way player. Jesse Shynkaruk
has championship pedigree, having went to the national midget championship Telus Cup last season with the Saskatoon Contacts. Mitch Lipon is not like his older brother, JC. Mitch has more skill than JC and plays the game a different way. â—† See HUNCHAK A22
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The next Kamloops Blazers captain is Matt Needham, and he will lead both by example and with his vocal cords. “I think a captain needs to be a mix of both,” said Dave Hunchak, the Blazers’ head coach. “Dylan Willick was a good captain, but he was a quiet leader. “He didn’t say a whole heck of a lot. “It wasn’t hard for him to talk, but it just wasn’t his nature. “Chase Schaber was a barker.
“Those are two different ways of leading.” Willick wore the C last season. Schaber was his predecessor. Needham, 18, and 20-year-old Sam Grist were the two frontrunners for the Blazer captaincy heading into the season. The Penticton product, a centreman, was the choice that best suits the club’s future. At 18, he still has some maturing to do, but Needham, unlike Grist, will be around for at least another year and Hunchak is willing to let a captain grow into the role. “It’s something I’ve been looking to do — step up and take a bigger role with the team,” said Needham. “I try to find a happy medium [between being vocal and leading by example]. “I don’t want
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Connor Clouston is a budding twoway defenceman and Jordan Thomson, drafted fourth overall in the 2011 WHL bantam draft, is expected to come of age this season. With so many fresh faces, â€œpeople better buy their programs so they can ďŹ gure out who is who,â€? Hunchak said. With many
pundits pegging the Blazers to spend time regrouping at the bottom of the B.C. Division, Hunchak was asked if the clubâ€™s brass had a time frame in mind for its return to the top of the West. â€œTo say that thereâ€™s a plan in place as to how weâ€™re developing our players, yes, there is, but thereâ€™s an expectation to win every year,â€?
Hunchak replied. â€œItâ€™s difďŹ cult to answer because you need a lot of things to line up. Those 98-born forwards (read about them on page A18), thatâ€™s an elite group but, who knows, you could be sitting here talking to me in February and weâ€™re at 42 wins and youâ€™re asking me a different question. It just depends on how things come together.â€?
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Kamloops Blazers 2012-2013 leading scorers PLAYER Colin Smith Tim Bozon JC Lipon Brendan Ranford Cole Ully Kale Kessy* Matt Needham Chase Souto Dylan Willick Joel Edmundson* Marek Hrbas Sam Grist* Tyler Hansen
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Joe Kornelsen is one of three 20-year-olds on the Kamloops Blazers’ roster to start the 2013-2014 WHL season. Kornelsen, an Abbotsford native, was acquired via a trade from the Calgary Hitmen last season. The other two 20-year-olds in the lineup for the Blue and Orange are Sam Grist, from Saanich, and Tyson Ness, from Grande Prairie. Grist was acquired last season in a trade with the Tri-City Americans, while Ness was dealt to Kamloops from Red Deer earlier this week. KTW file photo
Kamloops Blazers 2013-2014 WHL schedule SEPTEMBER Friday, Sept. 20 Kelowna @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 Kamloops @ Kelowna, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 Kamloops @ Prince George, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 Kamloops @ Prince George, 7 p.m. OCTOBER Friday, Oct. 4 Victoria @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 Prince George @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 Tri-City @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 Kamloops @ Tri-City, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 Kamloops @ Portland, 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 Lethbridge @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 Seattle @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 Kamloops @ Vancouver, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 Kamloops @ Everett, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 Everett @ Kamloops, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 27 Vancouver @ Kamloops, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 Spokane @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. NOVEMBER Saturday, Nov. 2 Vancouver @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 Red Deer @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 Kamloops @ Everett, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 Edmonton @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 Prince George @ Kamloops, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 Medicine Hat @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 Portland @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 Victoria @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 Kamloops @ Victoria, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 Kamloops @ Victoria, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29 Kelowna @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 Kamloops @ Kelowna, 7 p.m.
DECEMBER Friday, Dec. 6 Kootenay @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 Everett @ Kamloops, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 Kamloops @ Brandon, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 Kamloops @ Regina, 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 Kamloops @ Prince Albert, 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 Kamloops @ Saskatoon, 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 Kamloops @ Moose Jaw, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 Kamloops @ Swift Current, 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27 Kamloops @ Kelowna, 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29 Vancouver @ Kamloops, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 Kamloops @ Seattle, 7 p.m. JANUARY Friday, Jan. 3 Kamloops @ Prince George, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 Kamloops @ Prince George, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 Kamloops @ Tri-City, 7 p.m.
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Hurry hard to Logan Lake! Curling season is about to begin in Logan Lake. The Logan Lake Curling Club will be holding its 2013/2014 season registration general meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in the foyer of the Logan Lake Curling Rink. New and experienced curlers are welcome. Sign-up sheets for weekday afternoon and evening draws will be available, with league play set to begin on Oct. 15, subject to minimum numbers. The club makes special accommodation for curlers with a sore back or knees by allowing curling with a stick rather than the normal practise of crouching in the hack. Equipment loan and instruction for new curlers is always available. Zach Morgan of Kamloops performed well last week at an Olympic Hopes competition in the Czech Republic. Morgan, seen here competing at the recent Canadian Nationals, is a member of the Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club, which trains at Shumway Lake.
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The Local Government Act (RSBC 1996) PART 11, DIVISION 8, SECTION 403 On the 30th DAY of SEPTEMBER 2013, at the Council of Chambers of the City of Kamloops, at the hour of TEN (10) O'CLOCK IN THE FORENOON, the following parcels of REAL PROPERTY SHALL BE OFFERED FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION unless the delinquent taxes with interest are sooner paid.
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PLEASE NOTE: The City may bid on all or any of the properties listed for sale at up to 75% of the current assessed value as authorized by City Council. BASIC INFORMATION - ANNUAL PROPERTY TAX SALE 1. The Tax Sale will be held on September 30th, 2013 at 10:00 am in City Council Chambers at 7 Victoria Street West. 2. The lowest amount for which parcels may be sold is the "Upset Price". The Upset Price includes: (a) delinquent and arrears taxes plus interest to date of sale; (b) current years taxes plus penalty (c) the sum of 5% of the foregoing amounts; and (d) $97.20 for the Land Title Office fees. 3. The highest bidder at or above the upset price shall be declared the purchaser. If no bids are received, the City will be declared the purchaser. 4. The purchaser has no legal rights to the property until one year has expired from the date of the Sale. 5. The owner has one year in which to redeem the property; paying back the upset price plus interest accrued to the date of redemption. 6. At redemption, the purchaser is paid back their bid plus interest accrued from the date of the Tax Sale to the date of redemption. PURCHASERS MUST PAY BY CERTIFIED CHEQUE, DRAFT, INTERAC OR CASH (1 hour will be given to secure funds) 7. Title to property not redeemed within one year from the date of the tax sale will be transferred to the purchaser on receipt of Land Title Act fee. 8. The purchaser will be responsible to pay the Property Purchase Tax on the fair market value of the property at the time of the transfer of the title. 9. The Property Purchase Tax Act rates are 1% on the first $200,000 of fair market value and 2% on the balance. 10. The City of Kamloops makes no representation express or implied as to the condition or quality of the properties being offered for sale. Prospective purchasers are urged to inspect the properties and make all necessary inquiries to municipal and other government departments, and in the case of strata lots to the strata corporation, to determine the existence of any bylaws, restrictions, charges or other conditions which may affect the value or suitability of the property. Revenue & Taxation Manager www.kamloops.ca
THURSDAY, September 19, 2013
Terriﬁc Taboo times for riders Moderate temperatures, calm winds and late-season fitness created ideal conditions for several riders setting personal best results in the Interior Grasslands Cycling Club’s Taboo 16-km Time Trial on Sept. 12. The fastest time was set by Max Hansen at 22:24.76. The fastest woman was Kristine Brynjolfson at 23:54.03. The remaining riders finished in order: Wayne Little 22:59.88, Ray Nyuli 24:24.81, Peter Voss 24:49.83, Melissa Lowenberg 25;03.61, Alan Bogetti 25:16.59, Ken McDonald 26;03.35, Ray Woodley 26:11.46, Klaus Voss 26:22.25, Brian Bogetti 27:33.69, Chris Jones 29:01.77, Kelvin Turpin 30:27.53 and Alain Cordonier 34:38.28. The next race takes place today (Sept. 19). Go online to interiorgrasslandscycling.ca for details.
Curlers connecting The Kamloops Floor Curlers are ready to start their season. The group meets Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. Each day at Heritage House in Riverside Park includes two 10-end games and a coffee break. The group sent two teams to the August BC Seniors Games in Kamloops and came
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Help boost Rockets The Thompson Okanagan Rockets female major midget hockey team has already started exhibition play and is looking for sponsorship to help offset the cost of the season. The club consists of players between the ages of 15 and 17 from an area stretching from Salmon Arm to Kamloops to Penticton. The Rockets play in a BC Hockey league that includes teams from Prince George, Vancouver Island, Fraser Valley, the North Shore and the Kootenays. In addition to league play the team plans on attending tournaments in Lethbridge, the Lower Mainland and Saskatchewan. Contact email@example.com for information on how to support the team.
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KEEPER TRAINING Thompson Rivers University WolfPack women’s soccer goaltenders Jamie Wheeler (left) and Emily Edmundson practise at Hillside Stadium’s lower field on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The Pack is prepping for its next game, which is on the road this weekend at Langara College. Dave Eagles photos/KTW
Alan Elliott, aged 66, passed away peacefully on September 12, 2013, in the Quesnel Hospital.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Linda, daughter Sandra (Dan), son Keith (Dana), grandchildren Jordan, Noah, Connor, Lane and Ryder. As well as his brother William (Mary), his sister Doreen (Jim), brother Paul (Pauline) and many friends and relatives. He was predeceased by his wife of 42 years, Linda. Alan was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, and moved to Canada in 1968. He started out in Ontario but eventually made his way to B.C. living in Kamloops for 40 years. Over the years, one could say that Alan travelled each and every highway. He always had a kind word for all that crossed his path. Alan was a hard worker who spent his life caring for his family, ensuring that they were happy, healthy and well provided for. He will be remembered for telling us all to “ENJOY LIFE TODAY”. Prayers will be recited on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in St. John Vianney Catholic Church. The Reverend Monsignor Jerry Desmond will celebrate the Funeral Mass in the church on Saturday, September 21 at 10:00 a.m. Should friends desire, donations to the B.C. Children’s Hospital in memory of Alan would be appreciated. Schoenings Funeral Service 250-374-1454 www.schoeningfuneralservice.com
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A wonderful mother, sister and friend, Jackie is survived by her children Susan, Paul and William Alan, grandchildren Benjamin, Sarah, Lauren, Jenna, Emily as well as sisters Carol MacLean and Jill MacLean. A private memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of ﬂowers please make donations to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice.
Kamloops Community Football teams took two of three games from Vernon opponents on Sunday, Sept. 15. In the first game, the Bronco atoms defeated Vernon 45-20. Jamari Tate had a 70-yard kick return for a touchdown to go with two rushing majors from the quarterback position. Starting pivot Sheldon Aiken managed another rushing TD as well as a passing major to Issa Diaou. On defence, Kash Minion, Tino Dziba and Liam Milovick all played strong games. The pee-wee Broncs took on the first-place Vernon Magnums — and it showed. Vernon stomped Kamloops 32-0. Bronco QB Tye Kitamura played a strong game in the face of relentless pressure from the Magnum defence, completing six of 18 passes for 60 yards. Tailback Mike McDonald had 15 carries for 55 yards. On defence, Thomas Dyck and Tristan Hunt played well. The junior-bantam Broncos
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got Kamloops back in the win column with an 18-0 victory over Vernon — the team’s first win of the season. Kamloops linebacker Reeve Martin dominated the Vernon offence with 16 tackles, including one sack. Elsewhere on defence, linemen Jonathan Larocgue, Kyle Watt and Cody Watt all played strong games. On offence, QB Carsen Day went 10 for 18 through the air for 145 yards, including a 65-yard passing major to Reggie O’Rourke. Receiver Cameron Treadwell had a 40-yard touchdown on a reverse play, and tight-end Mattias Nelson made a number of clutch grabs to keep drives alive. Tailback Eric Kim had a 10-yard rushing touchdown and fullback Brendan Manion managed 60 yards on 10 carries.
Lorne Perreault Our family would like to express our sincere gratitude to the wonderful people who showed such dedication, effort, and support at the passing of a much-loved son, brother, and friend. Thank you to the members of our community, local pilots, Tk’emlups Rural Detachment, CASARA Kamloops, and a special thanks to the crew of 442 Transport & Rescue Squadron. We would like to extend a deep appreciation for all your help, care and guidance through such a difficult time. Thank you so much to Schoening Funeral Service, Hillside Cemetery, St. Ann’s Academy, and Sacred Heart Cathedral. A big thank you to all who sent flowers, generous donations, cards, baking, phone calls, messages of condolences, and for attending our son’s prayers, funeral and reception. We are truly grateful for your heartfelt warmth in our time of need. To all our friends and family, thank you for being there for us and for the on going support. We take great comfort in the thought that Lorne would be so happy to know that the final step of his journey was celebrated with so much love, dear memories, and he will be forever missed. “Freed like a bird in heavenly ﬂight, Guided by angels toward the light. A beautiful place above us high, His special spirit will never die. For in our memories, he is still here, And in our hearts, he’s held so dear.”
Thanks again for your continued thoughts and prayers for us. The Family of Lorne Mark Perreault
Clifford Woodley Mr. Clifford Mansel Woodley passed away peacefully on September 14, 2013 at Kamloops Seniors Village at the age of 96 years. He will be sadly missed by his children: Ed Toupin (Diana), Pat Puﬂett (Terry), Jean Witwicki (Barry), Deborah Woodley and Victoria Juneau (Bob), thirteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. Clifford was predeceased by his wife Jean, grandson Wesley and numerous siblings. Those wishing to pay their respects by viewing may do so in the Schoening Funeral Chapel on Friday, September 20, 2013 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. A Celebration of Clifford’s life will follow in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Don Maione ofﬁciating. Interment will take place in the family plot at Hillside Cemetery, and a reception will follow at the Army, Navy, Air Force Veteran’s Club, #9 – 177 Tranquille Road. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thankyou and sincere appreciation for the love, kindness and care that was given by the staff at Kamloops Seniors Village. Should friends desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice in memory of Clifford would be appreciated. Schoenings Funeral Service 250-374-1454 www.schoeningfuneralservice.com
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Russian to learn new language at TRU By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER email@example.com
If the only Russian word you’ve ever spoken is simply “vodka,” that’s still enough to register for a new course in the language being offered at Thompson Rivers University. In fact, said instructor Susanna Fawkes, if you’ve never spoken a single word of Russian in your life — but want to — the new course is tailor-made for you. Fawkes, who was born in Armenia when it was part of the Soviet Union, said the course is designed to provide enough competency to at least function in speaking, listening to, reading and writing Russian, her own first language. But, there will also be a cultural component, a bit of an immersion into the Russian way of life and history that would be beneficial for people who want to travel to or work in the country. Fawkes said Russian is one of the most-spoken languages in the world, with 160 nationalities using it. In fact, it’s ranked as the eighth most-spoken language.
Chinese tops the linguistics list, followed by Spanish, English, Bengali, Hindi, Arabic and Portuguese. Add in those who speak it as a second language and it climbs to fourth in the list, behind Chinese, English and Spanish. “In North America, it is considered a top strategic language,” Fawkes said. “It will open new doors and help with career success.” Fawkes said languages and their instruction are her passion. She also speaks Armenian, German and English, and has a bachelor’s degree in Russian language and literature from a university in her homeland. She acquired a master’s degree in applied linguistics and teaching English as a second language (ESL) from the University of Massachusetts Fawkes is also teaching ESL at TRU. The introductory course runs weekly on Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The next level will be in the second-semester schedule at TRU. For more information, Fawkes can be reached at 250-371-5930 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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GEMINI - May 22/Jun 21 Those closest to you need a little space and respect, Gemini. Just give them what they need and all will go smoothly. Wednesday could be a trying day. CANCER - Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, you may need to act quickly before things start moving in the wrong direction.You have to take control and make sure things are on the right course.
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NEW! Temporary Exhibit at the Kamloops Museum THE WAR OF 1812 IN THE WEST - THE OREGON COUNTRY LEGACY September 10th to January 4th, 2014 at the Kamloops Museum and Archives For many, the War of 1812 happened in eastern Canada, far away from presentday British Columbia. While no battles were fought here, the war had great impact on the settlement of Western Canada and the eventual location of the international boundary. In 1812, two trading posts competed for the local fur trade in Kamloops. One was owned by the American-owned Pacific Fur Company, the other by the Northwest Company of Montreal. As a result of the war, the Americans decided to sell their trading post in 1813, ending their presence in the Canadian west. Join the Kamloops Museum and Archives and explore the twists and turns of this fascinating story in our new temporary exhibit! Kamloops Museum & Archives
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Tennis EZ Play Clinic
This program is an introduction to tennis fundamentals, which includes basic technique and tactics. The clinic is in partnership with the Kamloops Tennis Centre. Racquets are available for an extra cost of $25. Repeat participants registration fee is $40. Kamloops Tennis Centre Sep 15-Oct 6 Sun
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BEAR BRANCHES OUT This little guy found himself the object of some attention — and cast back his own curious looks — after he took shelter recently just outside Centennial Park in Westsyde. Several people called conservation officers, who asked people to leave the park so the bear could come down and move on, which he did. For information on dealing with bruins in Kamloops, go online to bearaware. bc.ca. Heather Bain photo
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Hadﬁeld to bring his space odyssey to TRU Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is next up in the TRU President’s Lecture Series. The man who turned his gig as commander of the International Space Station into his own personal public classroom will be speaking on An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth, the title of his book published earlier this year. Hadfield will speak on Friday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Grand Hall. Admission is free. Overflow space will be provided in the Campus Activity Centre to watch via live telecast as Hadfield speaks. In 1992, the Sarnia, Ont., born CHRIS man was one of four applicants out HADFIELD of 5,330 to be chosen to join the Canadian Space Agency. Hadfield retired from the agency in July. Along the way, he has received the NASA Exceptional Service medal, the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, been inducted into the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame and been commemorated on silver and gold coins marking his 2006 spacewalk to install the Canadarm 2 on the space station. His speech will also be simulcast to the university’s Williams Lake campus.
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A34 THURSDAY, September 19, 2013
Studies say rape is an African problem
N MAY, WITH considerable trepidation, I wrote an article about what seemed to be extraordinarily high rates of rape in Africa. The original data came from a study by South Africa’s Medical Research Council in 2009, which found more than a quarter of South African men — 27.6 per cent — admitted they had committed rape. Almost half of those men had raped two or three women or girls. One in 13 had raped at least 10 victims. So, I wrote a piece called An African Iceberg, in which I said this was a phenomenon that needed urgent investigation continent-wide. However, it did occur to me to wonder if there were similar icebergs in other developing countries. The only figures available for developing countries elsewhere were official ones — and those normally only record the number of women who tell the police they have been raped. Most don’t. Women are reluctant to report rape in any society — even more so in traditional societies. The South African study was the only one that had adopted the strategy of asking men directly. Maybe if the same sort of study were done in other continents, I thought, it would return equally horrifying figures. Well, somebody else had the same thought and the resources to do something about it. The new report, conducted under the auspices of four United Nations agencies cooperating as “Partners for Prevention,” was published this month
GWYNNE DYER World WATCH in the online version of Lancet Global Health, a respected British medical journal. The study was undertaken quite specifically to learn if the South African figures were duplicated in developing countries outside Africa. The researchers chose six countries in the AsiaPacific region: China, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. As in the South African study, the word “rape” was not used in the questionnaire. The 10,178 men interviewed were asked if they had ever “forced a woman who was not your wife or girlfriend at the time to have sex” or “had sex with a woman who was too drunk or drugged to indicate whether she wanted it.” There were further questions about forcing a wife or girlfriend to have sex (which is also rape), about gang rape and about raping males. But, for simplicity’s sake, let’s stick with the questions about what the researchers called “single perpetrator rape” of a woman who was neither wife nor girlfriend. The answers varied from country to country, but the overall picture was clear — Africa (or at least South Africa) is all alone out there. In most of the Asian countries involved in the study, between two and four per cent of the men interviewed said
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they had raped a “nonpartner” woman. That falls into the same range that prevails, one suspects, in most developed countries (although their reported cases of rape are much lower). But, Papua New Guinea was right up there with South Africa: 26.6 per cent of the men interviewed had committed “single perpetrator rape” of a non-partner woman.
And the other numbers were just as startling: 14 percent of men in Papua New Guinea had participated in a gang rape and 7.7 per cent had raped a man or boy. So, Asia as a whole is quite different from Africa on this count, but Papua New Guinea is practically identical. What is so special about Papua New Guinea? It is a country with an
extravagantly large number of different tribes and languages. It is an extremely violent country, where most people live in extreme poverty. It is a place where the law is enforced only sporadically, and often corruptly. And it is a place where traditional tribal values, patriarchal to the core, reign virtually unchallenged among a large part of the population.
Remind you of anywhere? Well, you already suspected that this was at the root of it, didn’t you? You just didn’t want to say so, for fear of being accused of being racist, anti-African or something of that sort. But, it does need to be said, loudly and repeatedly: Women and girls are more likely to be the victims of sexual
violence in Africa than almost anywhere else — and the only way to change that is to change the behaviour of African men. This can happen by persuasion if possible, but also by enforcing the law. Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries. gwynnedyer.com
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LOCAL NEWS HE HAS A $10,000 SWING! Wade Billey knows golf is not a good walk spoiled. The Kamloops resident took part in the annual JDRF Swing For a Cure tourney at The Dunes on Sunday, Sept. 15 — and walked away with a cool $10,000. The prize was the result of Billey acing the 147-yard, par-3 seventh hole. When did he know he had shot a hole-in-one? “When the lady sitting behind the green jumped up and started screaming!” Billey said. The Mardi Gras-themed tourney raised money for research into juvenile diabetes. KTW photo
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An 18-year-old woman was treated in hospital for minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Monday, Sept. 16, at Tranquille Road and Desmond Street. Kamloops Mounties are seeking the driver of the red Nissan.
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Did you see this hit and run? Kamloops RCMP are looking for the driver of a car in connection to a hit-and-run in Brocklehurst that took place on Monday, Sept. 16, at about 5:30 p.m. Police say an 18-year-old girl was crossing Tranquille Road at Desmond Street near the 7-Eleven store when she was clipped by the car. The teen was taken to Royal
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year and another six per cent hike the following year. The compounding effect would produce an increase of 26.4 per cent over two years. Bennett said the document was prepared for a ministry committee working with BC Hydro on electricity rates and has been revised three times since the leaked version was created in August. He said the committee has found ways to reduce the rate
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â€œThe mild summer on the East Coast resulted in a reduced continental demand for power, which is often generated by natural gas â€œDespite the fact that natural-gas prices are still near their lowest levels in a decade, as we approach the winter heating season, we encourage our customers to continue using energy wisely, helping keep costs down.â€? Natural-gas customers are continuing to benefit from lower production costs and increased supply. At the same time, low propane supplies and strengthening oil prices are resulting in increased propane prices. Every three months, FortisBC reviews natural gas and propane commodity rates with the BCUC in order to make sure rates passed on to customers cover the cost of
FortisBC has received approval from the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) to decrease the natural gas commodity rates for most customers beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 1 The decrease will mean a savings for Kamloops residents who use natural gas supplied by Fortis. Residential customers in the Tournament Capital will see a decrease to the commodity rate of 64.1 cents per gigajoule (GJ). This will result in a decrease of approximately $61 per year for an average residential customer using approximately 95 GJ. Customer Choice program participants will not be affected by changes to the commodity rate. â€œNatural-gas prices have fallen since spring,â€? said Cynthia Des Brisay, vice-president of energy supply and resource development for FortisBC.
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Aaron Pritchett talks about his influences ahead of Kamloops show By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
LAME IT ON MOM. Easy for Aaron Pritchett to do — it’s because of his mom that he’s a country singer today.
Pritchett, who is bringing an acoustic show to On the Rocks Pub and Grill on Friday, Sept. 20, said he always liked music and singing, but it was his mom signing him up for a country-music competition that got everything moving. He didn’t know she had done it until after the paperwork was in, Pritchett said, and, although he was successful at the provincial level, he didn’t bring home any trophies at the national level. What he did return to Terrace with was a love of performing. “I was thinking this country thing is kinda cool, so I put a band together and we started performing,” Pritchett said. As a child, he grew up listening to the names that are iconic today — Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Van Morrison — but, eventually, Bob Marley’s name joined the list after Pritchett’s dad became a fan of reggae. A lot of that musical heritage shows up in his music, although not all of it works with the country style. “Elvis is a no-brainer,”said Pritchett, the Canadian Country Music Association’s songwriter and male artist of the year back in 2007. “It’s kind of hard to put Motown inflections into country, though.”
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The Kamloops Film Society’s 41st annual fall film series is underway on successive Thursdays. The event kicked off last week with a screening of Before Midnight. The film follows the two characters introduced by director Richard Linklater in the 1995 movie Before Sunrise. He revisited their lives’ stories in Before Sunset in 2004 and, with this third film, returns to the couple two decades after their first meeting as they reunite in Greece. The next film, on Sept. 26, is the documentary Good Ol’ Freda, the story of Freda Kelly, a teenager who went to work for a local band — The Beatles — and stayed with them for 11 years. It is directed by Ryan White. On Oct. 10, the society screens Frances Ha, directed by Noah Baumbach and starring his partner, Greta Gerwig. The comedy follows Gerwig’s character as she deals with her best friend moving across the country, possible unemployment, failure at love and her dream of becoming a dancer — even though she is not good at it.
The Hunt, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, is next in the series, scheduled for Oct. 24. The Danish drama stars Mads Middelsen as a high-school teacher whose life is shattered by a divorce and a lie. Museum Hours, on Nov. 7, stars Mary Margaret O’Hara as a woman who frequents the Kunsthistorisches Art Museum in Vienna, where she befriends the guard. Together, they explore their city, the works in the museum and their own lives. The series concludes on Nov. 21 with Wajda, directed by Haifaa Al-Mansoure. The drama tells the story of a 10-year-old girl living in Saudia Arabia and rebelling against her culture. She wants a bicycle, which her mother says is inappropriate for a girl and, to get it, she enters a competition to recite parts of the Koran. All films begin at 7 p.m. A society membership is required and available for $2 at the venue or at Moviemart, 444 St. Paul St. Tickets are $8 and available at both locations.
The annual volunteer drive at CFBX, the campus/community radio station at Thompson Rivers University, will wrap up on Friday, Sept. 20. CFBX is an entirely volunteer run and programmed radio station and is always looking for energetic and creative volunteers to help out on air and off air. Volunteers do not need to be TRU students to get involved. CFBX programs a wide variety of music and spoken-word programming with a non-commercial focus. CFBX is an excellent place to build up job skills in audio editing, interviewing, writing, organization skills and computer use. There are numerous ways to get involved at the station on air and off. Anyone interested in getting involved with CFBX can call the station at 377-3988, email radio@ tru.ca or drop by the station at House 8, behind the Campus Activity Centre on the TRU campus.
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‘Loops in Contention The Contenders — Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard — make their 13th visit to Kamloops on Saturday, Nov. 2, when they again take the stage at Sagebrush Theatre. This is an annual event for the pair of singersongwriters, a tour they take through the Okanagan each year to share their collaborations and their own unique works — along with some wonderful musical history. Tickets are available at the Kamloops Live Box Office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483, or online at kamloopslive.ca.
Dancing queens at Sagebrush The ABBA Show recreates the music of the Swedish band for a show at Sagebrush Theatre on Nov. 10. The show is produced by the same company that has recreated the musical history of BeatlemaniaOn Tour, The Greatest Love of All-The Whitney Houston Show and Michael Jackson HIStory 2.
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The Mouse King, Masha and the music of Pytor Tchaikovsky return to Kamloops when the Moscow Ballet again performs its Great Russian Nutcracker at Interior Savings Centre. With a troupe of 40 dancers, the renowned ballet company’s version of the holiday classic follows Masha to the Land of Peace and Harmony, where she and the Nutcracker Prince meet emissaries from other heritages — African, Asian, European, Hispanic and Russian. The ballet includes nine hand-painted backdrops with 3D ornamentation and larger than life puppets. The show is on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. Reserved seating tickets range from $49.50 to $64.50 and go on sale on Friday, Sept. 20, at ticketmaster.ca, at the venue’s box office or by phoning 1-855-985-5000. the media isn’t so much about wagons and petticoats as it is about moving forward even if you’re not sure where
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Liza Ferris recalls going to a store and overhearing someone speaking Spanish. “I was surprised because I had never heard people speaking Spanish in Kamloops before,” she said. She hears it a lot now. Along with Yamilka Zienowicz, the two started the Kamloops Hispanic Society — Sociedad Hispana de Kamloops for those who speak the language or who want to find it on Facebook — and they’re ready to go public. The group came about after Zienowicz visited the Kamloops Immigrant Services (KIS) office looking for a contact with a Latino group. Told it was one of the few cultures represented in the city that did not have a group,
she was encouraged to start one and, with Ferris, who works at the centre, a meeting was held on Jan. 4. Twenty-four people came out. Most recently, membership has grown to 75 — and they’re planning to share some of their culture at a potluck party on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at KIS at 448 Tranquille Rd. All that’s required is a dish to contribute and an interest in the Latin culture. Members come from Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Honduras, Nicaragua, Colombia, Venezuela, Guatemala, Puerto Rice and the Dominican Republic, Zienowicz said, with the majority from Mexico and El Salvador. They get together monthly — the first Monday one month and the first two the next — to support each other,
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nations — Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. The month also includes the independence dates of Mexico (Sept. 16), Chile (Sept. 18) and Belize (Sept. 21). The women hope to make the potluck an annual event and plan to highlight more than foods.
Objects, books, pictures, videos and other items from the many countries represented will be on display and some of the group’s members will be talking about how they celebrate their heritage in their own countries. Having spent this year growing and connecting, the group plans to register as a formal non-profit society next
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AM A CAT WHISPERER. As a girl, on weekends when I’d visit my grandparents’ farm, I often wandered across the lane to my aunt and uncle’s house. There, on frosty, pre-winter days, I’d help my aunt make the cats’ dinner. Filling three enameled bowls with dry cat food from the store, we’d pour boiling water over top and set them aside to soak. Then warm milk, still frothy from hitting the side of the pail, was poured over thick slices of yesterday’s bread. And, when the contents of the first bowls had turned to stew, we carried our dishes out to the barn. After all the cats had eaten, I’d crouch near the empty dishes, and there remain perfectly still on the cow-trodden concrete, hand extended in a gesture of amity. I’d wait until my muscles ached.
allowed to meet the Until the cold worked flock. These were, after its way through my all, farm animals, raised boots into my bones, for their wool. And a while waiting for a gang farm is not a petting of semi-feral kittens to zoo. come. “Llamas can tell Eventually one, and when you’re high strung then another kitten crept or have had a trying close, touched their DARCIE HOSSACK day,” the farmer went noses to my hand, then on. dashed up the nearest Bon “They won’t come milking stanchion. APPÉTIT around to you if you’re It was a beginning. stressed. In that way, Before long, I would we find they’re very therapeutic have the kittens tamed. animals. And, in the meantime, I went “You have to adjust how you back to the house to warm up with feel and come to their level. soup. “If you don’t find a calm centre So, many winters later, when inside yourself, if you’re anxious, Chefhusband and I were invited it’s simply not possible to work to visit a llama farm, I was ready with them. to demonstrate exactly the kind of “For lack of a better term, you patience and calm it took to get an have to find a place of Zen.” unfamiliar animal to trust you. Chefhusband took a deep breath “Llamas are kind of like livand let it out in a cloud of condening blood pressure monitors,” the sation. He’d been glancing at me farmer told us before we were
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snuffled his head and nuzzled his neck. And at the same time, a baby llama ran away from me and hid behind its mother. “Well,” said the farmer, seeming to sense that I was becoming distraught. “It takes most people time. “Your husband there just seems to have a natural calm. “If you came to work here for a week, you’d be as tranquil as a monk.” Tranquil, I thought, wondering whether there might be any tranquilizers in the barn. Without a week to spare, I never did get to hug a llama. I did, however, get to go home, sort my deadlines by their due dates, hug a chef, and cheer up with a warm bowl of consolation, cannellini beans, kale and sweet Italian sausage. email@example.com
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Going right to the top
DEAR RELATIVE OF MINE —I’LL CALL HER CLARE — WAS MENTALLY ILL. She was treated by a psychiatrist, put on medication and didn’t seem any better. People prayed for her — people in her hometown, relatives and friends. On the advice of a friend, I wrote to a group of nuns and asked them to pray. Sadly, Clare’s condition deteriorated. She began spending whole nights and days screaming in a voice that didn’t sound like her own. She spewed out dissatisfaction with her life, hatred, and even death threats against individuals she believed were persecuting her. People kept praying. Some urged her to read the Bible and pray for help. Though she was a Christian, she didn’t seem able to do this. She wouldn’t go to church and refused to say the name of Jesus. She definitely didn’t want to see another psychiatrist.
Eventually, the got through to Clare, relative who lived convinced her of with Clare — I’ll call some basic facts her Shona — went to about her life and a judge and obtained found the right coma mental-health warbination of medicarant authorizing the tions. police to take Clare She became a to the hospital. different person ELMA SCHEMENAUER She was admitted almost overnight. You Gotta Have to the mental-health She was calm, FAITH ward. friendly, witty and In the meantime, I full of energy. and others kept pray“It won’t last,” ing. Shona said. I hadn’t been in touch with the “It’s too good to be true.” nuns for some time but, shortly She was afraid to take Clare after Clare was hospitalized, I home but she did. received a letter from them. The miracle in Clare’s life has They said they planned to pray lasted a year and seven months a novena for her. now. I understand this means a Every day, I thank God for it series of prayers offered for nine and pray it will continue. days straight. Prayer is powerful. This time, a different psychiaFaith is powerful. trist saw Clare and prescribed “By faith the walls of Jericho medication. fell down.” Hebrews 11:30. It didn’t help. The Israelites of old believed Shona challenged him to try God would deliver Jericho into harder. their hands. After a couple of days, someThey acted on their faith by thing seemed to click. marching around the city. The psychiatrist apparently The priests blew the trumpets
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in faith. On the seventh day, during a long trumpet blast, the people shouted and the walls fell. What’s your Jericho? For me and many other Kamloopsians, today’s Jericho is the huge open-pit mine attempting to rise on the edge of our city. We concerned residents include scientists, physicians, mining experts and lots of ordinary people. Based on extensive research, we believe that dust, finelyground metals, diesel fumes, noise and other pollutants from the mine would harm people’s health. This project would simply be too close to our population of 90,000 women, men and defenceless children. We hope Ajax’s walls come down before they’re ever built. If you agree, what can you do? You can believe God is capable of doing something we’ll thank God for for the rest of our lives. You can unite with others to convey your concerns to politi-
cians and the media. Most of all, I invite you to pray. If you disagree with our position, I’d like to invite you also to pray. Perhaps our united petitions will help clarify and resolve this issue in a way that will be good for everyone. God has lots of ideas. He’s a God of surprises and he loves us. Last spring, I and several others committed ourselves to praying about the proposed mine for 10 minutes a day. Will you join us for whatever length of time works for you? This is an issue that warrants going right to the top. Elma Schemenauer is a Kamloops-based author who has also edited many books including The Unseen Hand: The Angela Tran Story by Bob Cretney; To the Ends of the Earth: A History of the Canadian Bible Society by Gerald E. Benson and Kenneth G. McMillan; and Pope John Paul II by Father Robert Bulbrook et al.
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or e-mail: email@example.com Submit your resume by September 22, 2013.
Stove Maytag ceramic top exc cond $300 (250) 579-5875
$500 & Under
*some restrictions apply.
Winter tires on steel rims 215 70 R16 Hankook approx 75% tread left. Balanced and ready to go on your car, came off a 03 Saturn Vue $350 250-5714501aft 4
Landscaping YOUR BUSINESS HERE
SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS
Only $120/month Run your 1x1 semi display classiﬁed in every issue of Kamloops This Week
Painting & Decorating
RICKS’S SMALL HAUL
$300 & Under
REMOVAL & INSTALL - LAMINATE - ENGINEERED - HARDWOOD - TILE ALL BASEBOARDS - FULL RENOS
Auctions AUCTION - Houseboats, Boats, PWC, Trucks, Trailers and more. September 21st, Kelowna www.westernstarauctions.com
BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR
Creative 4 You
Pets & Livestock
Painting & Wall Covering Contracts Flooring & Tiling
For all Deliveries & Dump Runs. Extra large dump trailers for rent. Dump Truck Long and Short Hauls!!
German Master Painter • More than 35 years experience
Free Estimates 250-574-1709
Pets Animals sold as “purebred stock” must be registrable in compliance with the Canadian Pedigree Act.
- Regular & Screened Sizes -
REIMER’S FARM SERVICES
250-260-0110 We’re on the net at www.bcclassiﬁed.com
KAMLOOPS BUSINESS DIRECTORY ONLY $7
00 5 NTH
+ GST & $2 ! .25 Includes ro e-edition charge tating featu re spot
88 PAVERITELTD. DRIVEWAY SPECIALIST
NO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL FREE ESTIMATES
Piercings & Hair Extensions Sit... Relax... Enjoy....
Tired of overpriced waste removal? Worried who may come to your home? TRY HAUL GUYS! - Affordable junk removal - Demolitions - Professional and Bondable -Eco Friendly
tudios S e t o Key N sic Instr uct
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Dutch Masters Painting
Room Special only $299.00
(includes paint) Over 2000 colours
Exterior Painting Specialist
Call Jeﬀ - 250.320.9935
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640 Stansfield Road, Westsyde Phone: 250.579.2268
YOUR BUSINESS HERE! CALL RANDY 250.374.7467
640 Stansfield Road, Westsyde Phone: 250.579.2268
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Merchandise for Sale
Merchandise for Sale
$500 & Under
Misc. for Sale
For Sale By Owner
Do you have an item for sale under $750?
Antiques & Collectables Sale Vernon Collectors Club 25th Annual Vernon Rec Centre 3310 - 37 Avenue Next to Curling Rink 140 + tables of collectables! Fri. Sept 20, 3 - 8 PM, Sat Sept 21, 10 - 4 PM Admission $3.00 is good for BOTH days
Did you know that you can place your item in our classiﬁeds for one week for FREE?
Call our Classiﬁed Department for details!
250-371-4949 *some restrictions apply
Fruit & Vegetables BURKE’S(Vernon): 25 lbs regular/Roma tomatoes. $18.75 U-pick - 40¢ lb your boxes. 250-545-2093.
Heavy Duty Machinery A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53’ in stock. SPECIAL 44’X40’ Container Shop w/steel trusses $13,800! Sets up in one day! 40’ Containers under $2500! Call Toll Free Also JD 544 & 644 wheel loaders JD 892D LC Excavator Ph 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB www.rtccontainer.com
Misc. for Sale ClssB Motorhome cover $200, Golf Travel Bag $25, York Gym $80 obo (250) 828-2425
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/ newspaper? MISC4Sale: Camperette $300, Oak Table Chairs-$400, 2-Sta ndard 8ft truck canopies $300/ea & Artic Spa hot tub $3000obo Call 250-573-5922 after 6pm or leave msg.
ROLL ENDS AVAILABLE $10/ROLL 1365 B Dalhousie Drive Kamloops BC call for availability 250-374-7467
PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670 Wanted Covered Winter Storage for 24ft Boat and Trailer Call (250) 371-1333
Call or email for more info:
(250) 395-6218 (direct line) • (250) 395-6201 (fax)
For Sale By Owner Valleyview side by side 2bdrm duplex on half acre fenced lot. New reno and furnaces, asking $439,000 (250) 828-2385
Houses For Sale FOR SALE OR TRADE for residential property in Kamloops. This very bright, fully furnished, three bedroom/two bath corner unit townhouse in Big White offers your very own hot tub on the patio, carport, high end furniture/appliance pkge, stacking washer/dryer and rock-faced ﬁreplace. Short stroll to Gondola, skating rink, tube park, Day Lodge. Ideal for family or as a revenue generator throughout the ski season. Strata fees only $155.00 per month. Call Don at 250-682-3984 for more information. Asking $199,900.00 plus GST.
2bdrm older mobile lots of reno’s in Dallas Priced to sell $45900 Call (250) 396-7636
Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent
Carmel Place- 55+ New studio units in secure medical building. Open house M, W, F 10:30-11:30 Call Columbia Property Management 250-851-9310 Logan Lake 1 & 2 bdrm condo $475 & 500 tenant pays hydro. Call (604)463-3728.
• Cars • Trucks • Trailers • RV’s • Boats • ATV’s • Snowmobiles • Motorcycles • Merchandise • Some restrictions apply • Includes 2 issues per week • Non-Business ads only • Non-Business ads only
2Bdrm clean quiet, Northshore apt $875mo, heat incl ns/p 250-554-0175
00 3 lines PLUS TAX
Add an extra line for only $10
3 items-3 lines for $35 Additional items/lines $10 each Non business ads only Some restrictions apply
Does not include: Car/Truck/RV’s/Power Boats/Street Bike
ABERDEEN Sat Sept 21st 8-2pm 955 Heatherton Court. Crafting, quilting, camping, home decor, house hold hotwheels, HO scale trains, model kits. BROCK 1043 Newton Street, Sunday Sept 22nd, 9am-2pm. Kids items, household & misc items BROCK 2705 Joyce Ave Sat Sept 21st 8-1pm Rain or Shine BROCK Downsizing Sale Sat and Sun 21st and 22nd 9-2pm 2374 Parkcrest Ave Rain or Shine! BROCK Sat, Sept 21st, 8am-12pm, 590 Kobayashi Place. Kids toys, yrd tools, hsehold items SAHALI Moving Sale. Sat., Sept 21 9-3pm #25-931 Gleneagles Drive. Furniture, lots of household items, tools, furniture and much more. SAHALI Sat. Sept 21st, 8am-12:30pm 1861 Robson Lane Something for everyone. Antique furn, electronics, sports equip, collectable’s & clothing WESTSYDE Moving Sale Sat Sept 21st 9-3pm 3230 Bank Rd. Furniture, sm appl. antiques, gardening, house hold and more WESTSYDE Sat Sep 21, 1090 Pinesprings Rd. 8am-1pm. Multi family Something for everyone!
NO PAD RENTAL! YOU OWN THE LAND!
Home & Land packages All landscaping, edible garden area Paved driveway & RV parking PERFECT FOR 1ST TIME HOME BUYER
All for only:
IT’S GARAGE SALE TIME Call and ask us about our GARAGE SALE SPECIAL
ONLY $10.00 FOR 3 LINES (Plus Tax) ($1 per additional line)
/mo 198,800 or $93790OAC
Houses For Sale
Houses For Sale
SHOW HOME SALE! Brand New Home
New 27 x 48 or 1296 sq.ft. home. 250-371-4949 classiﬁeds@kamloopsthisweek.com Garage Sale deadline is Tuesday 2pm
Classiﬁeds Get Results!
Misc. for Sale
Misc. for Sale
TARPS! TARPS! “BEST PRICES IN TOWN!”
10X8 weave (Medium Duty)
STARTING AT $2.19
WHITE TARPS 10X10 weave (Heavy Duty)
STARTING AT $3.99
BLACK TARPS 14X14 weave (Industrial Duty)
FOAM SHOP MATTRESS REPLACEMENTS SINGLE TO KING SIZE
2” TO 6” THICK - CUSTOM CUT OR CUSTOM ORDER MEMORY FOAM TOPPER PADS - 3LB DENSITY SINGLE TO KING SIZE - 2” & 3” THICK
CUSHION REPLACEMENTS TORN OR TATTERED? SOFAS, CHAIRS, OTTOMANS, SNOWMOBILES SEATS, TRACTORS
YOU NEED IT - WE WILL CUT IT!
By shopping local you support local people.
Affordable Kokanee Court
CAMPING FOAM, MEDICAL WEDGES & BOLSTERS, PILLOWS
1365 Dalhousie Drive • 250-371-4949
STARTING AT $5.49
L RUN TIDL SOL
BEFORE YOU SELL: • ASPEN • BIRCH • COTTONWOOD • PINE PULP LOGS
Mobile Homes & Parks
Box 67, 100 Mile House B.C. V0K 2E0
Medical Supplies ELECTRIC Wheelchair. 3yrs old. excel cond. New $6400 asking$1500obo250-434-1722
Firewood/Fuel ALL SEASON FIREWOOD. For delivery birch, ﬁr & pine. Stock up now. Campﬁre wood. (250)377-3457.
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248 TRANQUILLE RD, NORTH SHORE - KAMLOOPS 250376-2714 • OUT OF TOWN CALL 1-800-665-4533
Ready for immediate delivery on your foundation! • Fully professionally finished painted drywall • Upgraded windows & doors • 8’ side walls • Over $30,000 in upgrades for NO CHARGE Suggested retail: Manufacturer’s Rebate:
Yours today for
B22 ❖ THURSDAY, September 19, 2013
Apt/Condo for Rent
Bed & Breakfast
Cars - Sports & Imports
Trucks & Vans
BC Best Buy Classiﬁed’s
1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Clean quiet building. Rents starting at $625 + utilities.
Place your classiﬁed ad in over 71 Papers across BC. Call 250-371-4949
1/bdrm starting at $675/mth 2/bdrm starting at $800/mth Incl/heat, hot water. N/P. Senior oriented.
COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY
1,100 sq.ft. • 2 Bays 2,700 sq.ft. paved, fenced, lighted compound. 320 sq.ft. mezanine store front ofﬁce, clean building. 1,600/MO + GST
Near TRU furn bdrm. New house all util, internet, TV, prk, incl shr w/d + kit n/s/p $575 Immd 250-319-2132
CALL 250-376-8542/ 250-319-6054
1BDRM, Sahali g/l, sep kitchen, lrg bdrm + double closet, incd util & shrd/ldry. $795/mo Avail Now 250-318-3313
All season Lake View furn cabin indoor plumbing near Clinton $225 per/month (250) 483-2333 after 5pm
Run Till Rented
Duplex / 4 Plex BROCK Lrg 3bdrm 2bth fncd yrd, hwtr & heat inc. NS/NP. $1400/mo (250) 376-5897
Recreation “Read All About It” Kamloops This Week Run Till Rented gives you endless possibilities... $5300 + tax Max 3 Lines Max 12 Weeks Must be pre-paid (no refunds) Scheduled for 4 weeks at a time (Must phone to reschedule)
Private parties only - no businesses - Some Restrictions Apply
Special: Add an extra line to your ad for $10
The Heart of Your Community
Cars - Domestic
Cars - Domestic
PRE-OWNED MEGA STORE $
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"Your Journey to Adventure Starts Here"
2004 DODGE SX 1999 ALERO Black, great shape65,000KM 2005 PONTIAC GRAND 2005 PONTIAC GRAND AM AM White, fully inspected and ready to go 2006 SATURN 2002 CHRYSLER PTION CRUISER Ready to go 2003 CARAVAN SPORT 2006 SATURN ION 2007 DODGE CALIBER 2008 FORD RANGER 4X4 2006 CHRYSLER 300 2008 DODGE DAKOTA 2009 FORD ESCAPE LTD 2012 FORD TAURUS 8000KM!! 2008 HONDA RIDGELINE LOADED 2012 CHRYSLER 200 CONVERTIBLE 2007 TOYOTA 4 RUNNER LTD 2011 GMC SIERRA 1500 2009 DODGE CHALLENGER RT 2005 DODGE 3500 CREW CAB 2012 DODGE RAM LARAMIE CREW
1-866-374-4477 2525 E. TRANS CANADA HWY KAMLOOPS, BC
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Cars - Domestic
1BDRM(sm) 1-person! ns/np NoParties $600/mo ref’s req’d. Incl. h/w &heat 250-372-7695
Valleyview lge living space 2 bdrm, 5 appliances, $950mo gas incl 250-372-2380
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, plus a tastefully decorated guest cabin. Resort has 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, Adult & Family Clubhouse, Park, Playground. $1500/week 250-371-1333
2003 Mustang GT convertible V8 P/S, P/B (new brakes) low mileage 70,000km leather nit. 2 sets of wheel not winter driven $10,500 ﬁrm (250) 554-2528
RUN UNTIL SOLD (250)371-4949
*some restrictions apply call for details
*Bright, clean & Spacious 2&3 bedrooms
WHERE DO YOU TURN
TO LEARN WHAT’S ON SALE?
*Big storage rooms *Laundry Facilities *Close to park, shopping & bus stop PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED
Brock, furnished, prv ent, cable, util, mature male preferred $375 (250) 376-2393 DOWNTOWN motel rooms avail, 1 or 2 beds. All util, parking & internet incl. Starting @ $850/mo kitchenette rooms also available 250-372-7761 Furn bed rm cls to DT util incl emp or student n/s/p/drink vehicle req $450mo 377-3158
Antiques / Classics
Cars - Sports & Imports
1967 Ford Falcon Futura St.6 Auto 2dr all original runs good, $6000 obo (250) 376-5722
‘94 Mazda 323 2dr hatchback, good cond, set of winters, 271,000km $500 851-8442
The link to your community
NOTICE OF HEARING FOR AN APPLICATION FOR A PERMANENT GUARDIANSHIP ORDER TO:
Vance Louis Take notice that on Friday, October 4th, 2013, at 9:30 am o’clock in the forenoon, a hearing will take place in the Family and Youth Court, located at Calgary Court Centre, 601 5th Street S.W., in the City of Calgary, in the Province of Alberta. A Director under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, will make an application for a Permanent Guardianship Order on a matter in which you are interested. You are requested to be present at the hearing, by order of the Court, your whereabouts being unknown, substitutional service of notice of this hearing was ordered by publication of a notice in this newspaper. You have the right to be represented by legal counsel. An order may be made in your absence in accordance with the practice of the Court.
(403) 272 6004
NEW LEER Truck Canopy. Fits 6ft Ford box. White. $900 1(250) 523-2350 (Logan Lake) •
24/7 • anonymous • conﬁdential • in your language
YOUTH AGAINST VIOLENCE LINE
firstname.lastname@example.org Stand up. Be heard. Get help.
1984 Yamaha Virago motorcycle.Excel/cond $3500obo 250573-5922(after6pm orlvmsg)
Recreational/Sale 07 Copper Canyon 30ft pull trailer, qu bed, dining/living slide, awning, new tires, exc cond. $17500 (250) 828-1604
ONLY $35.00(plus Tax)
Best Value In Town
Contact:Tara Springchief Siksika Family Services Calgary, Alberta
DUMP truck ‘98 1ton GMC 4X4diesel,auto,4ton hoist 165k $16,000 obo 250-573-2629
Riverfront 1bdrm daylight internet level entry ample prking util incl $575 579-9609
3brm 3bth Valleyview pet neg, $1400 close to school and shopping. Avail Immediately 250-374-5586 /371-0206
1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9 Convertible Soft top, 5 speed manual. Heated leather seats,power windows, seats & mirrors. 4 new Uniroyal tires, Alpine stereo w/ipod wired in. Wind blocker on roll bars, Air bags and more. Summer driven only and garage stored during winter. Very Sleek looking & Well maintained. $14,000. (250)804-6399
Wanted Small Pick-up for dump loads, Must run good don’t care about looks. Will pay up to $800 (250) 3711333
2BDRM large N/S N/P Close to schools Working person pref’d $950 incl util 819-3368
Adopt a Shelter Cat!
Rooms for Rent
DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
Cottages / Cabins
1984 Chevy Short Box. $3500 obo (250) 573-5922 after 6pm or leave msg. Must See! 1996 GMC Suburban gd shape runs great $4200obo (250) 571-2107
Male seeking roommate Westsyde Furn. Close to bus $550/mo util incl. 250-5798193 Cell 250-572-1048
for more information
IN private home, pleasant surroundings fully furnished working male pref. near amenities behind sahali mall 10 min walk to TRU 374-0949 or 372-3339
12’ ALUMINUM BOAT The 12‘ aluminum boat is a great starter boat and comes with two oars. Light and easy to pack. Boat is in good shape, however, it could use a paint job. Asking $450 obo.
Call or text 250-574-3512 2006 Terry 28’ 5th wheel. 1 slide slp 6 Documented low mileage, exc cond $21,000 (250) 554-2528 26’ pull type 1999 Mallard trailer slps 6, lrg awning, a/c , solar panel + extras $9,000 (250) 376-6918 28ft ClassA Fleetwood Bounder RV Ford 460 exc cond Steal at $16500 250-573-1736
Complete Trailer with EZ load, boat, all gear new 4hp merc motor, $10,500 (250) 374-0507
Run until sold New Price $56.00+tax 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.* • $56.00 (boxed ad with photo) • $35.00 (regular 3 line ad)
Boats 2007 Sea Doo Speed Boat, 4 Seater.$15,000obo Call 250573-5922 (after 6pm)or lv msg
Legal Notices Notice is hereby given to Duane Nazaruk, last known address 1159 A Chateau Street, Kamloops, BC, V2B 5R3 (herein described as the “rental unit”), that in accordance with the provisions set out in the Residential Tenancy Act, all belongings (including household items, furniture, freezer, barbeque, children’s toys and furniture), left behind at the rental house and currently in storage, will be sold or discarded October 20, 2013, and the proceeds put towards your outstanding debt, unless you pay the outstanding debt to the landlords Douglas and Lynette Leach, 2876 Juniper Crescent, Sorrento, B.C. V0E2W2, and you take possession of the belongings, or you establish a right to the possession of the belongings, or you make an application to the Supreme Court to establish such a right before October 20, 2013. After this date the belongings will be disposed of with no further notice.
*Some conditions & restrictions apply. Private party only (no businesses).
Scrap Car Removal
Escorts #1A European Enchanting Companion Sweet, pleasant, upscale, classy & fun. Hourglass ﬁgure. Discreet. 10am-8pm. 250-371-0947 Attractive fun, blond provides full body massages and more. Phone 250-376-5319 9am11pm
THURSDAY, September 19, 2013 ❖ B23
Go ahead and dream …
about just how great vacationing in British Columbia can be.
Make your your dreams into reality by logging logging onto www.getawaybc.com to plan your special getaway.
Memories & Milestones Let us help you share that
A Wonderful Happy Birthday to our wonderful
85 years young! One of the most talented women we know. Love all your Family! XXOO
Proud parents Catherine and Cory Taylorr and big brother Lennox y welcome their new baby boy
Dashiell James Elliott Taylorr July 30, 2013 • 8 lbs 6 oz
Special thanks to our midwives ess Elaine Barnes and Julia Moxley ey y and our doula Amanda Barkerr
Thursday Edition Kamloops This Week • Full Colour Announcements • Bonus No Extra Charge for Colour
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THIS LOCATION ONLY!
1555 VERSATILE DR. KAMLOOPS
STORE CLOSING! W E N E C I R P ONS! REDUCTI
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HAND TOOLS, POWER TOOLS AND ACCESSORIES, PNEUMATIC TOOLS
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR DOORS, TILES & ACCESSORIES
INDOOR/OUTDOOR LIGHTING, PAINT, HARDWOOD & LAMINATE FLOORING
SIDING, ROOFING, GUTTERS, FENCING PATIO AND MORE!
TUBS, SHOWERS, SINKS, VANITIES AND MORE!
ROUGH PLUMBING, ABS, PEX, CABINET HARDWARE, NAILS, SCREWS AND MORE!
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EVERYTHING MUST GO! CONTRACTORS & BULK BUYERS WELCOME!
TIME IS RUNNING OUT! STORE FIXTURES & EQUIPMENT FOR SALE! - Ê8/1, MANAGER OPEN THURSDAY-FRIDAY 10AM-7PM, SATURDAY-SUNDAY 10AM-6PM, MONDAY-WEDNESDAY 10AM-7PM 7 Ê
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