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MINING FOR OPPOSITION Lyndsey Nabata of the Thompson Rivers University chapter of the Kamloops Area Preservation Association shows where she stands on the Ajax debate during a Saturday, Oct. 26, rally outside KGHM Ajax’s office on Seymour Street. About 200 people arrived to demonstrate their opposition to the proposed copper and gold mine, which would be developed south of Aberdeen, while about 25 pro-Ajax individuals were also on hand. To see more photos, go online to kamloopsthisweek.com. Meanwhile, turn to page A4 to learn why Kamloops Physicians for a Healthy Environment will be releasing more information on health-related data connected to the proposed project. Allen Douglas/KTW

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Torbin Alec stabbed his close friend, Jesse Seymour, six times — including twice directly in the heart — at a house party last summer. So stated the Crown on Monday, Oct. 28, as it laid out its case against the 30-year-old Alec, who is charged with second-degree murder. Seymour, 29, was killed on July 15, 2012, after a fight outside a home at 746 Columbia St. in downtown Kamloops. “A number of friends assembled that night and, in the earlymorning hours, there was a fistfight between Jesse Seymour and Torbin Alec,” special prosecutor Rob Bruneau said in his

opening remarks. “They were, in fact, friends and had known each other a long time. “It’s alleged by the Crown that Mr. Alec took a knife out and stabbed Mr. Seymour six times, twice through the heart area. “Either two of those stabbings, on their own, would have been sufficient to cause death.” Bruneau said Alec then fled the scene and went to his mother’s North Kamloops apartment, where police found him a short time later. “In the apartment, they [police] saw a bucket of bloody water and saw a knife, a blood-covered knife,” Bruneau said. “They seized that knife and it’s alleged that knife was the knife used in the incident.” The start of Alec’s trial was delayed by more than an hour

because of a last-minute decision by Alec’s defence team to switch from a judge-and-jury trial to trial by judge alone. The first day of the trial saw testimony from Dr. John Stefanelli, the forensic pathologist at Royal Inland Hospital who performed Seymour’s autopsy the day after he was murdered. Stefanelli said Seymour was stabbed six times — including twice in the heart and once through the liver. He said Seymour lacked something common in stabbing victims — defence wounds. “The common sights for defence wounds are on the hands or the arms as people throw their hands or arms up to block a blow,” Stefanelli said. “I did not see anything I would

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define as a defence wound at all.” Stefanelli also unfolded the knife seized at the time of Alec’s arrest — a five-inch hunting knife — in the courtroom, agreeing that the blade appeared to be consistent with the wounds he saw on Seymour. In his cross-examination of Stefanelli, defence lawyer Jeremy Jensen implied through questioning that Seymour could have been on top of Alec when the wounds were inflicted. The doctor agreed it would have been “awkward” for some of the wounds to have been created, given their characteristics, if Seymour had been lying on his back when he was stabbed. The second day of the trial, today (Oct. 29), is expected to see testimony from a number of

witnesses who were at the house party, as well as from police officers at the scene and a toxicologist who examined Seymour’s blood after his death. Bruneau said the blood was found to have traces of alcohol and drugs. The trial is expected to run into next week, but Bruneau said it might move faster than anticipated because there is no longer a jury. Bruneau, a Kamloops defence lawyer, was appointed special prosecutor on Alec’s file because Seymour was the estranged sonin-law of former B.C. Lt.-Gov. Stephen Point. At the time of Bruneau’s appointment, the B.C. Criminal Justice Branch said the decision was made to avoid any potential perception of improper influence.

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A 50-year-old man was taken to Royal Inland Hospital in critical condition following an accident at Hugh Allan Drive and Harrison Way in Aberdeen on Saturday, Oct. 26. This Dodge Ram pickup truck collided with a car, pinning the truck’s driver under his vehicle. Emergency personnel worked to free him from the wreckage. The investigation into the noon accident continues. Allen Douglas photo/KTW

Call to respond to ‘home invasion’ leads to sleepy quartet The caller claimed three masked men carrying shotguns had stormed into a Westmount house. However, when Kamloops Mounties arrived at the Collingwood Drive rental home on Sunday, Oct. 27, they found four residents — two men and two women — and nary a shotgun-toting thug in sight. Sgt. Edward Preto said a caller known to Mounties called police at 8:45 a.m., claiming a trio of armed men had entered the home in the 1500block of Collingwood. When Mounties arrived, they used a loudspeaker to call out the occupants. When there was no response, officers and a police dog entered the house. Preto said officers found the four residents

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Crash sends man to hospital Police are investigating an accident that left one driver pinned under his vehicle on Saturday, Oct. 26, on Hugh Allan Drive. A westbound Dodge Ram pickup hit an eastbound vehicle in front of Kamloops Seniors Village, 1220 Hugh Allan Dr., and the impact caused the truck to flip onto its side. Emergency personnel found the 50-year-old driver pinned with his head between the passengerside door and the road.

Is there a charge for drunk walking? Two people have been ticketed under the Motor Vehicle Act after they walked into traffic on the Tans-Canada Highway and caused an accident. The incident took place near the B.C. Wildlife Park on the night of Saturday, Oct. 26, when two people, both of whom Kamloops RCMP said were drunk at the time, wandered onto the highway. An eastbound vehicle that had to brake suddenly to avoid hitting the pair was hit by a second car. Police said no one was injured. The two pedestrians were issued tickets for failing to walk on the left side of the highway, facing traffic.

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Expect more information about the medical profession’s take on Ajax to be released in the coming weeks. That’s the message from Jill Calder, spokeswoman for Kamloops Physicians for a Healthy Environment (KPHA), which last week released a damning statement, obtained through a freedom of information request, on the controversial proposed mining project Calder said her group is combing through stacks of documents, noting the initial release — a quote from a June 2012 email in which Dr. Peter Barss, former Interior Health Authority medical-health officer, called Ajax “a serious public-health hazard� and called for the province to “remove it from further

City budget talk tonight The first public meeting on the city’s budget will take place tonight (Oct. 29) at 7 p.m. at Interior Savings Centre. This year’s meetings will be held in a workshop-style format. This year’s focus is on city service levels and residents can share with city councillors and staff thoughts on service levels across a broad spectrum of areas. Tonight’s public meeting will be followed by a daytime session on Monday, Nov. 4, at 11:30 a.m., at McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre. Residents can follow online and add to the debate by going to Twitter and using the #kamloopsbudget hashtag. To view budgetmeeting documents , go online to kamloops. ca/2014budget. Input from these public meetings will be presented to city council on Tuesday, Nov. 26, prior to the introduction of the five-year financial plan.

consideration� — is just a sample of the information. “We’re working through them to make sure we have context,� she said, adding her group has also appealed a number of redactions, which are now being reviewed. “We have asked for completion of the conversational loop.� According to KPHA, Barss’ comments were contained in an email to Dr. Perry Kendall, B.C.’s chief medical-health officer. He was calling on Kendall to make use of a section of B.C.’s Public Health Act that would have seen the project deemed a health hazard. Dr. Andrew Larder, Interior Health’s senior medical-health officer, said that would have been an inappropriate use of the section. “He made that recog-

nition and then got feedback,� Larder said. “My feedback continued to be it was really not an appropriate section to be using at that time.� Larder said the section is only for alreadypresent or impending hazards, not speculative ones based on opinion. At the time of the email, Barss was part of a four-person IHA team looking at the Ajax project from a public-health perspective. He was removed from that position, by Larder, shortly after the email was sent. Larder would not say whether the email or Barss’ opinions on Ajax had anything to do with Barss being removed from the post, calling it “a personnel issue.� “It was, and certainly remains, Dr. Barss’ opinion,� he said. “And it stimulated

debate within Interior Health as far as what will be the approach with Ajax.� Larder said Barss’ comments were based on Barss’ personal opinion — not that of the IHA. “Interior Health’s position is that we’re not at a stage in the process where we can come to a conclusion of what the outcome of this mine could be,� he said. Calder said the documents KPHA obtained through FOI show the medical community’s concerns about the mine, which proponent KGHM Ajax wishes to create immediately south of Aberdeen. “We’re still working through a stack of documents,� Calder said. “But, it indicates to us that there were grave concerns from our profession to the project even last year.�

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The $6.3 million the provincial government spent in helping create the NorKam Trades Centre of Excellence doesn’t mean a replacement for South Kamloops secondary is low priority. Premier Christie Clark, in Kamloops for several events on Thursday, Oct. 24, said it’s up to the KamloopsThompson school district to make the case for money to rebuild the 61-year-old structure trustees have heard is no longer adequate. Clark, speaking to

the media at the official launch of the renovated Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre in Aberdeen, told KTW the district will have to make a case the need is there, After that, Clark said, the request will be assessed along with all other funding submissions. The KamloopsThompson board of education has been told it will cost about $43 million to replace South Kamloops secondary and school district Supt. Terry Sullivan said local MLAs will be lobbied for support when the board is ready to make its pitch. Meanwhile, Clark, who spoke about jobs and the economy during

her remarks to the crowd at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre, praised owner Ron Mundi as an example of people working to create jobs and boost their economy. Mundi, who bought the hotel in 2011, said he has put $25 million into the venture, including the $9-million renovation celebrated with music, food stations and a conference centre packed with local business representatives. Fred Legace, managing director at the Kamloops Airport, said the renovations have turned the facility into the kind of venue visitors expect to find when they

come to Kamloops. The renovation included updating the 202 rooms, expanding the front entrance, redesigning the lobby, improving the conference space and upgrading landscaping. Charlie Bruce, president of the 2013 B.C. Seniors Games held earlier this year in Kamloops, said the hotel was host for participants at the Games. While still under renovation, Bruce said athletes and their families were “very impressed” with the hotel. Mike Miltimore of Lee’s Music noted the conference centre is “brighter and, in terms of

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a renovation, the premier replied with a simple, “No,” and nothing more. The probe, which involves a special prosecutor, was announced last month and comes as a result of a letter sent to the RCMP by NDP Leader Adrian Dix. The government plan was leaked by the NDP in March and led to the resignation of Kim Haakstad, former deputy chief of staff for Clark, and Brian Bonney,

former communications director for multiculturalism. John Yap also stepped down as minister responsible for multiculturalism. A report by John Dyble, deputy minister to the premier, concluded the province’s Public Service Standards of Conduct had been violated from “passive participation to active leadership and execution of clearly inappropriate actions.”

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Several dozen people took a walk up Todd Road on Friday, Oct. 25. It’s a trip they take often, walking to the community park or up to R.L. Clemitson elementary. This time, however, they weren’t worried about cars whipping by them at speeds much higher than posted on Barnhartvale Road. Accompanying them were representatives of BCAA, city staff, city councillors and RCMP officers. Councillors were there to see firsthand the situation, said Coun. Nelly Dever, who was also there in her capacity of acting mayor.

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BCAA’s “guardian angels” were there with their halos, wings and road signs declaring the area a place where children play. Earlier this year, BCAA declared Todd to be one of the 10 worst roads in the province and the only Kamloops stretch on the list. City staff were there because they know organizers of the event will be going to budget meetings, pitching a proposal to upgrade the route. And residents were there because they want something done to improve safety for pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders who use it every day. Organizer Christine Watson said she was delighted with the turn-

out, noting there were residents at the event she had never met. She plans to raise the issue at one of the two upcoming budget meetings (the first will be held at Interior Savings Centre at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29) and will also pursue her discussion with Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone — also the province’s transportation minister — about doing something to make the road safer. Dever said she has never received a complaint about the road but, in her remarks to the group, noted Coun. Pat Wallace has spoken often about safety there. Dever told KTW she was impressed with the turnout and was looking

Kamloops is once again an international champion in the Communities in Bloom competition. The Tournament Capital was named champion in the International Challenge (large category) at the 19th edition of the Communities in Bloom National & International Awards Ceremonies, held on Saturday, Oct. 26, in Ottawa.

forward to walking with the group. She noted, however, Barnhartvale is a rural area and many people move there for that rustic environment that includes a lack of sidewalks and curbs. Colleen Lepik, the city’s transportation coordinator, said her department has made some changes in the area to try to reroute pedestrian and riding traffic off Todd, adding some gravel pathways to areas and creating drop-off and pick-up zones at R.L. Clemitson elementary. She said speed-reader boards have been placed in the area in the past to notify drivers of their speed and will be back some time next month in the area of the school.

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RIGINALLY OPENED as a school in 1968, Overlander elementary saw several transformations before becoming the Henry Grube Education Centre in 1991. At one time, the building was used as a district school for special-education students to learn personal skills, in addition to classes on cooking and housekeeping. When special-needs students were integrated into regular classes, the building was no longer used as a school. Since then, the “Grube” has graduated to become a meeting centre, a resource hub and home to student-support specialists. The centre houses the district library, where more than 8,400 new items are catalogued each year. This is where kits for classroom units are carefully inspected, refilled and sent out. Teachers can find equipment and class kits for almost any topic — from rock samples and hobbits to the life cycle of a chicken; from stethoscopes and drums to snowshoes. Totes full of books, science equipment and instruments are constantly flowing in and out. The centre’s print shop produces posters, banners, booklets, certificates, forms and all of the district’s formal reports. Almost any type of resource or printed material that a school might need comes from the Henry Grube Education Centre.

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SCHOOL BOARD In addition to resources, district curriculum co-ordinators are available to provide support to their teacher colleagues in areas such as literacy, numeracy, fine arts, earlychildhood education, aboriginal education, language and technology — just to name a few. Supportive workshops developed by the curriculum co-ordinators are designed to teach new ideas, share information and spark enthusiasm. Curriculum co-ordinators are the go-to people for information and help in each of their subject areas and their passion is contagious. It’s not just teachers that meet here. On average, the centre sees 150 groups, about 3,000 people, using the meeting facilities each month. Meeting rooms are equipped with smart boards and videoconferencing equipment, which allow groups to conduct professional development and connect throughout the district and across the world. The classrooms in the former

school have been set up as office spaces for student-support specialists. Most of the centre’s professionals don’t spend much time at their desks — they’re in the schools working with children, families and teachers to provide support. Services are provided for visual and hearing impairments, drug and alcohol counseling, family counseling, English as a second language, mental health and support for children in hospital. The Kamloops-Thompson school district has five school and family consultants, four behaviourresource teachers, eight speechand-language pathologists, five school psychologists and nine special-education consultants and resource teachers. Barnaby the therapy dog also works out of the centre. The Henry Grube Education Centre is a valuable resource to our district. In an era of neverending cutbacks, it’s nice to know this district still finds comprehensive and meaningful ways to provide support to students, teachers and staff.

Kathleen Karpuk is a KamloopsThompson board of education trustee. Trustee columns will run in KTW on a monthly basis. To comment, email editor@kamloopsthisweek.com

Critics dismiss it as a spectacle organized to make it appear as though residents actually have a say in how the city spends their dollars. Supporters note Kamloops is far ahead of many B.C. communities in having the public get involved in the budget process. Regardless which side of the debate you find yourself on, the city will nevertheless begin the next budget process tonight (Oct. 29) with a public-input session in the Parkside Lounge at Interior Savings Centre. The format tonight (and at a Nov. 4 daytime session at McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre) is workshopstyle, so residents attending should have better access to staff and city council members and, theoretically, ample opportunity to ask questions and offer suggestions. The theme tonight is service levels — this is your chance to tell council and staff how often you feel trash should be picked up, when and how snow should be removed, whether recreational-facility hours of operation can be revamped to better serve the public and save the city some money. If it involves a service the city provides to you for a cost, tonight and Nov. 4 are your opportunities to give your input. According to the city, these public-information sessions will help form the final budget, to be approved by council next spring. There are property-tax increases in Kamloops every year. Do you have an idea to curtail the ever-increasing amount of money travelling from your pocket to city hall? If so, grab a jacket and head down to ISC tonight.

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Re: Mental Health Matters column: : Misunderstanding mental illness — again: “To quote the column: ‘Australia, Great Britain and Japan banned personal ownership of many types of weapons in the 1970s and 1980s after mass shootings occurred in their countries. ‘They have not had a single mass shooting since that time, although it would be ludicrous to say there is no more mental illness in those places.’ “This statement is false. “There have been mass shootings in Britain and Australia after the 1980s. “In fact, the latest in Britain was in 2010, when 12 people were killed and 11 people were injured. “Thirty-five people were killed and 24 people were injured in Australia’s Port Arthur shooting in 1996.” — posted by Billy

About those Kamloops city council pay raises . . . Editor: I wish all of us who work in the real world could “vote” to raise our wages whenever we wanted. I also see councillors are signalling their interest in reducing the tax burden for heavy industry, which would mean passing on that burden to taxpayers. Just how deep does council think our pockets are? Could I please take back my city councillor vote? I see now I made a mistake. Gloria Goode Kamloops

Editor: Coun. Donovan Cavers blames others for his not being able to create a financial foundation in his life to purchase a first home. Why did he run for council? Is it the taxpayers’ responsibility to provide a living wage for a volunteer position? Is it the taxpayers’ responsibility to financially supplement and offset the career choices of council members? If the catering business doesn’t provide the right income or time allowance required by a council position, perhaps a retooling of priorities is in order. Is it the taxpayers’ problem some council members feel overwhelmed by the workload of the position? Have all these truths ever been hidden from those running for office? No. Maybe it is good this wage and time-commitment matter is coming out now for others to ponder before running for office in the next election. For the effort and time put into council positions, remuneration is never enough. We run for office to do good works — some do it for ego, some from the heart. Don’t get it? Then don’t run (again). Dennis Paget Kamloops

Editor: The pay raise voted in by an incomplete number of council members present for voting is too much. The matter should be voted on again when all council members are present. If I were younger, I would run for council but, when I was younger, I did not because I knew I did not have enough time and income to invest to do a good job. I find it atrocious that these raises are voted in when councillors fully knew remuneration and benefits (none) when they ran for office. Comparisons to other communities is not valid research as other cities have many more or other problems not comparable to Kamloops. As a senior, I am struggling to keep up with ever-increasing taxation for various items approved by city council. These increases will eventually force me out of my home since my OAP and CPP do not go up by the huge percentage enjoyed by city council. Sigi White Kamloops

Chase cannot afford proposed pellet plant Editor: All citizens of Chase need to wake up. Most residents know about the proposed rezoning and industrialization of certain properties within town limits. But, many are not aware of the extent to which it could affect each and every resident if approved. In a misguided attempt to bring in a few more tax dollars, Chase city council is considering putting at risk our peaceful and healthy lifestyle. For the sake of a handful of jobs, we will become subject to land, air and water pollution. No one is immune from the effects of pollution. It knows no boundaries. The low cloud cover that commonly covers the Chase area, especially in the winter, will contain and distribute industrial emissions and carcinogenic diesel residues. This will not just be from the proposed pellet factory, but from the increased truck and train traffic required to service this industry. The increased constant noise and fall-

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out could devalue many homes by hundreds of thousands of dollars. This in turn would bring down the value of all of our homes. Can we afford to let this happen? There are even rumours of a lawsuit being filed against city council for allowing and encouraging this. The dirty track record of the pellet industry is not hard to find. The files of complaints of pollution and the industry’s unwillingness or inability to clean up its messes are readily available. During recent interviews with business owners that neighbour the current pellet operations in Williams Lake, it was revealed that the industry has done nothing to rectify the problems it creates. Consider the fallout of sawdust particulates into the surrounding river and lake, onto our homes and on our landscape. Proponents can say they are “state-of the-art” all they want, but I don’t buy it. The Titanic was also considered stateof-the-art. It means nothing. The sentiment that Chase is dying is not true. The population of Chase in 2001

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was 2,460. Today, it is 2,600. Just because a few businesses have failed does not mean we are on the road to destruction. Furthermore, the introduction of a small number of jobs is not going to make any appreciable difference to our economic situation. Unfortunately for our businesses, we live close to large shopping centres and their prices are very attractive. This is not going to change. We are a retirement/bedroom community and, apparently, there are more of us as the population continues to increase. I implore residents of this small and caring community to pull together. We must protect each other and say no to the proposed rezoning and the introduction of industry so close to our homes. You can write to the Chase village office at Box 440 or call 250-679-3238. Make your voices heard. You may be the next one who needs help. Ellen Blackburn Chase

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VEN IF The Jackal is tamed, left a bloody mess in the ring, there’s no need to sulk back to Kamloops, tail planted firmly between legs. There’s always tomorrow for Jason Szakal, one of Tom LaRoche’s fighters — and his future didn’t always look so bright. “Tom’s like a second father to me. I have no idea what life would look like without him and the gym,” said Szakal, who remembers the first day he walked into LaRoche World Gung Fu and Kickboxing. “I was having family troubles. We’ll leave it at that. I’ve been coming here basically every day for just coming up on five years. It’s been a second home.” The time spent sweating under the scrutiny of LaRoche, a fourtime world kickboxing champion, has already paid off for Szakal, who holds two national titles — the middleweight Canadian Sport

Muay Thai belt and the 75-kilogram Sanda championship. Next up is the biggest test of his career. The Jackal, his moniker when the bell rings, is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the World Wushu Championships, which get underway on Saturday, Nov. 2. He’ll be competing in his weight class for the world Sanda championship. The tournamentstyle competition will feature fighters from about 100 countries. Szakal has become the proverbial carrot LaRoche dangles in front of his new recruits — and a Grade A example of the good his gym can do. “We’re right smackdab in the middle of North Kamloops and I believe we’re here for a reason,” said LaRoche, whose martial-arts centre is located at 1110 Tranquille Rd. “Jason could have gone the other way. There’s so much potential for drugs and all the other crap that’s out there. “His training helped give him that focus, bringing him into a

Jason Szakal (left) trains with Tom LaRoche. Szakal is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the World Wushu Championships. KTW file photo

positive atmosphere and helping him get through that challenging time.” Szakal was living alone in an apartment when he was 15 — “That was a wake-up call,” he said — when LaRoche got a hold of him.

It didn’t take long before he was turning off the lights on his new apprentice, kicking Szakal out of the gym and forcing him to knock off for the night. Those long evenings would remind LaRoche of his own martial-arts

upbringing, travelling most weekends to Vancouver from Princeton to train in an empty lot with a local gung-fu instructor. “It was almost like a movie,” LaRoche said. “And that’s when Bruce Lee’s Enter the

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Dragon came out and the hit show Kung Fu was on TV. “As a teenager, we experimented with our stuff. My wife knows my stories but, along the way, people come along and impact you. That’s why I can recognize and

see it in my students.” In 1976, LaRoche moved to the River City and began training at a Briar Avenue gym with Barry Adkins, the next person who steered him away from what he calls “the dark path.” X See LaROCHE A16


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“He couldn’t kick me out of the gym,” LaRoche said. “Those were the influences for me.” The Chinese gung-fu master takes a no-nonsense approach toward substance abuse. “I’m very strict at my gym,” LaRoche said. “If I know people are doing stuff, I confront them with it. “Yeah, we teach them fighting and all that, but really what we want to do is provide a positive atmosphere for the kids.” The talkative instructor was proud to hear Szakal refer to him as a father-like figure — an influence like the ones he had growing up. “That’s how I feel about Jason, too,” LaRoche said. “I know his dad really well and he says, ‘You’re like another dad to him.’ He knows that.” There are students who slip through the cracks,

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LaRoche admitted: “It’s kind of like a parent whose kids are out doing the wrong stuff, but I have a limited role. A lot of times parents come in with the kids and say, ‘Do something with them because I can’t.’ You do what you can.” He chooses to focus on the success stories, like Szakal, who right about now is Malaysia’s biggest bag of nerves. “I’d describe the feeling before fighting as being really anxious,” Szakal said. “I don’t really know what the level of competition is going to be. Some of these

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Mayor’s Gala nominees are . . . Film and new media will share the spotlight with businesses and emerging artists when the annual Mayor’s Gala for the Arts presents its awards on Jan. 18 at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and

Conference Centre. Nominees for the award include Chris Bose, Peter CameronInglis, Robert Goss and Adam MacKay-Smith. Nominees for business in the arts are Mastermind Studios,

Noran Printing Ltd. and Watson Engineering Ltd. Nominees for emerging artist include Sheanna James, Igor Kostin, Alicia McClain, Byron Steele, Melissa Thomas and Vincent Viezzer.

The awards were introduced in 2007 to raise money for Western Canada Theatre, the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra and Kamloops Art Gallery. The goal for the 2014 event is to raise

$30,000. Tickets for the gala dinner, which includes entertainment, are $125 are will go on sale next month. Nominees were announced on Monday, Oct. 28, at the Old Courthouse.

Have you seen Samantha Paul? Kamloops Mounties are still looking for a woman who hasn’t been seen in nearly two months. Sept. 9 was the last time Samantha Paul had any contact with her circle of friends and family, according to police. Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Cheryl Bush said investigators are still working the case and following leads.

SAMANTHA PAUL: Kamloops woman has not been seen since Sept. 19.

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Caribbean flavour to Nov. 9 fundraiser Years ago, a Canadian teacher met Gail Morong’s sister and helped her leave her native Trinidad and come to Canada for an education. A few years later, Morong’s sister returned to help her make the same trip. And, now, the TRU instructional designer is again paying the opportunity forward — with a bit of a twist. Morong said she met a young woman at TRU, also from the Caribbean and not from a family with a lot of disposable income to put into the woman’s education. Nevertheless, she had saved, complied with all the requirements to be an international student at Thompson Rivers University and was well into her studies when she became ill, was hospitalized and had emergency surgery. She missed classes, bills piled up and, because there are restrictions on when and where international students can work, she found it difficult to find a parttime job to provide some income, eventually — once her health

returned — finding work at a fast-food restaurant. The student, however, needs some money to take two courses needed to finish her education so, Morong said, she’s putting the skills she learned together with the women’s common bond of the Caribbean and cooking up some of her culture’s food for a fundraising dinner on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Southwest Community Church, 700 Hugh Allan Dr., from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The evening includes entertainment by the Campbell Sisterz in Clearwater. But, Morong said, the focus is the food, something she suspects a lot of Kamloopsians haven’t had much opportunity to partake of at most restaurants in the city. She said she’s also involved because sometimes it’s good to see the person who will benefit from a charitable donation, to connect and immediately understand how offering a hand up may be all a person needs. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students, $10 for those seven to 12

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The 2013 Pacific Western Athletic Association champions — the TRU WolfPack’s men and women. Both teams will compete for a national title. Brent Dunlop photos

Alanna Bekkering is pictured in action at the 2012 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships in P.E.I. She will get another shot at national gold this year with the TRU WolfPack women, who placed first at the Pacific Western Athletic Association championships, which wrapped up in Nanaimo on Sunday, Oct. 27. TRU’s men also booked a spot at nationals with a provincial-championship victory on Vancouver Island. KTW file photo

Seeing double — WolfPack sweep provincials By Marty Hastings STAFF REPORTER

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AMLOOPS has two university soccer teams of which it can be proud. The TRU WolfPack men’s and women’s footy squads will be heading next month to the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championships after winning provincial titles in Nanaimo on Sunday, Oct. 27. TRU’s men won a thrilling 2-1 victory in penalty kicks over the Douglas College Royals of New Westminster in the Pacific Western Athletic Association

championship game. The WolfPack women won gold by blanking the Quest Kermodes of Squamish 1-0 in the title tilt. Co-head coaches Sean Wallace and John Antulov will bring their charges to St. John, N.B., for the CCAA tournament, which gets underway on Nov. 6. Meanwhile, WolfPack women’s bench boss Tom McManus and his team will be competing for a national title in Surrey. For the first time in school history, both the men’s and women’s teams will be heading in the same year to the Canadian championship. Next season, the pro-

grams are making the jump to the Canadian Interuniversity Sports ranks.

The men’s story With the championship on the line, Ashley Raynes was money in the bank. The midfielder from Manchester, England, stepped up to the penalty spot knowing a goal would seal victory for the Pack. He made no mistake, firing a low shot past the Royals’ goalkeeper, sending the WolfPack into a frenzy. Raynes also scored TRU’s goal in regulation time. The WolfPack were forced to overcome

adversity when PacWest player of the year Justin Wallace of Kamloops was injured in a 2-1 semifinal win over the host Vancouver Island University Mariners. He was in the hospital on Sunday after undergoing surgery to repair a bleeding spleen, an injury suffered on a play that showed “a lack of respect and well-being for another player,” according to Sean Wallace,

Justin’s father. TRU went down to 10 men at about the 50-minute mark of Sunday’s final when midfielder Brandon Mendez was ruled to have intentionally stepped on an opponent. He was shown a red card. Douglas tied the match in the 65th minute, but TRU and goalkeeper Travis Froehlich were able to shut the door the rest of the way. Three WolfPack players earned awards. Froehlich was named the tournament’s best goalie, River City product Braeden Burrows was the playoff MVP and Nolan Wallace, also of Kamloops, was the

top defender. Justin Wallace is expected to remain in hospital in Victoria until the middle of the week. He will not be available to play at nationals, but he will travel with the team. “This was a team effort and I have to commend the boys for digging down and coming up with a solid effort,” Sean Wallace said.

The women’s story TRU put a 5-1 beating on Langara College of Vancouver in the semifinal, but ran into a much more game opponent in Quest in the gold-medal match. Swirling winds made it tough for either team

to produce offence on Sunday. Katie Sparrow of Kamloops scored for the WolfPack in the 38th minute and the goal held up. Laura Smylie, who scored a hat-trick in the semifinal victory, was named the tournament MVP, with Alanna Bekkering, also from Kamloops, earning top midfielder honours. “The girls did what they had to do,” McManus said. “The conditions were similar to what we faced at last year’s nationals in P.E.I. — a howling wind. But, the girls were smart and efficient and did their job.” — with files from TRU

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Blazers in Western Conference cellar The exercise in patience continues for fans of the Kamloops Blazers. Kamloops is last in the Western Conference standings after suffering a pair of weekend losses at Interior Savings Centre. The Vancouver Giants downed the Blazers 4-1 on Sunday, Oct. 27, a night after Everett edged Kamloops 7-6 in overtime on Saturday, Oct. 26. Next up for the Blue and Orange are the Spokane Chiefs, who are in town on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Game time is 7 p.m.

Sam Grist of the Kamloops Blazers caught Mason Geertsen of the Vancouver Giants with a right hand in this fight, but the visitors from the Lower Mainland had the last laugh at Interior Savings Centre on Sunday, Oct. 27, going home with a 4-1 victory.

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Storm on top The Kamloops Storm opened up a 10-point lead in their division with a pair of weekend wins at McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre. Kamloops topped the Chase Heat 7-4 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League play on Saturday, Oct. 26. Chase is 10 points behind Kamloops in the Doug Birks Division. The Storm earned a 5-4 overtime victory over 100 Mile House on Friday, Oct. 25, with Daniel Buchanan notching the winning goal for the home team. Kamloops is playing hometown 100 Mile on Wednesday, Oct. 30, and hosting a rematch at McArthur on Friday,

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PANTHER PUNISHMENT The Vernon Panthers proved they are the team to beat in B.C. High School Football’s Okanagan AA Varsity Conference with a 36-6 win over the Valleyview Vikings at Hillside Stadium on Friday, Oct. 25. Lliam Wishart is pictured running in for Valleyview’s only touchdown. The Vikings are third in the conference, behind firstplace Vernon and secondplace Clarence Fulton of Vernon. Clarence Fulton dumped Westsyde secondary 44-22 on Friday. Allen Douglas/KTW

2014 BUDGET Putting It All Together City of Kamloops have made budget meetings more personal with a chance to speak one-on-one with City Council and staff. This format continues to work well and we invite you, the taxpayer, to be a part of these discussions. Last year’s feedback suggested we host budget meetings earlier in the process. With that in mind we’re happy to announce two upcoming meetings and listen to your thoughts and ideas about our City Service Levels. Social media continues to play a role and our Twitter hash tag, #kamloopsbudget will field any online comments.

Meeting Schedule October 29, 2013 7 - 10 pm Interior Savings Centre Parkside Lounge November 4, 2013 11:30 am - 2:30 pm* McArthur Island Sports Centre Lounge * Please bring your own lunch

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ESSE JONES ISN’T NATURALLY A competitive person, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t planning to enjoy himself next month when he hits the stage in Niagara Falls as a national finalist in this year’s Senior Star competition. After all, there’s a live band to work with.

“The producer and I are working out an arrangement by email, sending charts back and forth,” Jones told KTW prior to heading to Ontario. For the first round of the competition, he’d backed his performance of Georgia on my Mind, made famous by Ray Charles, himself on his keyboard. Senior Star, put on by the Chartwell Retirement Residences, follows the model of most modern

singing competitions with an agerelated twist. While competitors don’t have to live at a Chartwell residence, they do have to be 65 or older. They’re also allowed to compete as singers, musicians or both. Sharon Henderson, Chartwell’s vice-president of communication, said the seven-year-old contest was first dreamed up when the company was looking for a way to celebrate seniors’ month.

“We thought, why not celebrate seniors who typically — it was sort of in the heyday of the American Idol, Canadian Idol — who typically aren’t involved in those kind of open competitions,” she said. “We wanted to create a stage for any age, so to speak, and give an opportunity to seniors who had either been performers their entire lives or some people who will say, ‘I’ve only even sung in the shower.’” Jones definitely falls into the first category. A longtime professional musician, Jones worked in radio and television, played in bands and spent years touring as a self-described “lounge lizard.” When he gave up touring and later moved to Kamloops in the mid-1990s, Jones took on a job teaching vocals at Long and McQuade, where he still has nearly 40 students.

He also spent three years judging the Kamloops Senior Star before friends convinced him to step to the other side of the microphone in 2013. But, though all that, there’s been little in the way of competition. “One of the questions they asked us on our questionnaire for the national was ‘what do you feel or expectt from this thing?’” Jones said. “And I said, I’m not really sure. It’s a whole new venue for me to be a contestant. The last time I was a contestant I was in my early teens and did vocal for festivals.” Contestants for the national round of Senior Star, which takes place on Nov. 5, are selected from 45 regional competitions which take place across the country. A panel of celebrity judges, including performer Gordie Tapp and musical theatre actress Patsy Gallant, look over top-two finish-

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Notes on: Blackdaze ■ WHO: Darren Jones on bass, Richard Graham on vocals and drums, his brother Russell on vocals and Todd Flodstrom on guitar. ■ WHAT: An Ozzy Osbourne/Black Sabbath tribute band. ■ WHEN: The band got together about two years ago, but really started to kick it up about 18 months ago. ■ WHERE: They play a lot of gigs in the city and throughout B.C. — Village Green Hotel in Vernon, the Shark Club in Vancouver, for example — but the band members are stoked about their upcoming free Halloween show at the Rock ‘N Firkin Sports Pub and Grill, 726 Sydney Ave. ■ WHY: Well, that’s where it gets interesting. The four knew each other from previous bands, other bands they’d heard of and the simple tightness of Kamloops’ music community. When they started, Jones said, they all contributed songs they thought should be on their set lists “and, of

the 20 songs we decided on, we realized more than half were either Ozzy or Black Sabbath.” Thus, a tribute band was created, one that, courtesy of their “crazy gear-hoarding sound man” Paul Cuthbert, is a huge show with lights, lasers and costumes to create a show featuring the music Osbourne’s bandmate Tony Iommi once declared would be heavier than Led Zeppelin. Jones said the discography to choose from has so many songs it’s hard to know what to include, but Blackdaze tries to do all the hits. “The fans are totally into it,” Jones said, “and they’re all diehard fans and they know all the songs so we just play as much as we can.” ■ HOW: You can find out more about the band on its Facebook page, by searching Blackdaze on Facebook, or by doing the same on YouTube. Notes On is a feature that focuses on local musicians. To be added to the roster in coming publications, email dale@kamloopsthisweek.com.

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Nerissa Haynes and seven-month-old daughter Neveah got into the spirit of the spooky season on the weekend as they took part in Western Canada Theatre’s annual Family Halloween Dance Party at Pavilion Theatre. To see many more photos from the fun event, go online to kamloopsthisweek.com and click on the “Community” tab. Allen Douglas/KTW

FREDERICK BROADHURST JOYCE 8 January, 1941 - 23 October, 2013 It is with regret that the passing of Fred Joyce is announced. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Fred came to BC via Edmonton. Graduating from West Van High School in 1959 Fred initially went into banking. He met and married his first wife Betty when at the Castlegar branch of the Bank of Montreal. They had one son Steven. Opening his own business in Kamloops, FB Joyce Trucking, he ran a successful asphalt transport business until 1988 following Betty’s death. Fred then moved into transportation of petroleum products for Chevron and West Can prior to retiring. Fred married Dorothy in 1991. He will be sorely missed by Dorothy and his 4-legged buddies – Brandy, Missy, Abbie and PussPuss. No service at Fred’s request. If friends desire there will be an open house at Fred’s home on Saturday, November 2, 2013 between 2 and 4 for a time of fellowship and memory sharing. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the SPCA in Fred’s memory Schoenings Funeral Service 250-374-1454 www.schoeningfuneralservice.com

Do you want to really get into the Halloween spirit this year? Kamloops This Week is collecting spooktacular addresses for boys and ghouls to visit this Halloween season. If you have some places where thrills and chills are on the menu, let us know by sending the info via email to editor@kamloopsthisweek.com. Here is what we have gathered thus far: • Looking for someone who goes the extra mile, for people who can really make the hair on the back of your neck stand up? Well, you had better be prepared for a good scream if you visit Dwayne and Trish’s Zombie Apocalypse Haunted House. It can be found at 638 Alberni Ave. (behind Canadian Tire on the North Shore) from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Halloween night. This event is recommended for those ages 12 and up — but enter at your own risk! • 1365 Columbia St. in downtown Kamloops This address is also taking donations for the Western Karate Academy Christmas Cheer Fund between 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30, and between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Halloween night. • Sixth Avenue and Pine Street in South Kamloops. • 633 Brentwood Ave. and 649 Brentwood Ave. in North Kamloops (behind Safeway). • The City of Kamloops is offering a free Halloween skate at Valleyview Arena on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Fabulously Freaky Halloween Skate is sponsored by Tim Hortons.

Her Journey’s Just Begun Don’t think of her as gone away, Her journey’s just begun. Life holds so many facets, This earth is only one. Just think of her as resting, From the sorrows and the tears, In a place of warmth and comfort, Where there are no days and years. Think how she must be wishing, That we could know today, How nothing but our sadness, Can really pass away. And think of her as living, In the hearts of those she touched, For nothing loved is ever lost; And she was loved so much. E. Brenneman


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Time to get your lawn ready for winter And don’t forget your house, either Preparing your lawn for a Canadian winter can be a tricky business, even for the most-experienced gardener. Follow these three tips early in the fall and watch the fruits of your labour blossom after a long, cold winter: • Top-dress your lawn with a thin layer of compost or good garden soil and add grass seed appropriate to your lawn condition and local growing area. This will help to regenerate your lawn and take care of any thinned-out areas. Mix the compost into the existing soil before seeding or laying sod, or spread it in a thin layer raked over the existing lawn. • Over-seeding, or regularly spreading grass seed on your lawn, will ensure it remains dense. Keep the new seed well-watered until the

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and an armrest that drops down to reveal a pass-through from the 283-litre trunk. I found the steering quick, responsive and with just the right amount of weight to suggest a conventional linkage — which actually does exist, as a backup if the electronic system fails. Wouldn’t you know it, I’m out of space and still haven’t mentioned the two large touchscreens, of which the bottom seven-inch display controls much of the above-mentioned wizardry — along with so much more. Indeed, the 2014 Q50 is one of the most tech-laden cars I’ve driven, and to find out more be sure to visit the Infiniti website. Or, better yet, book a test drive and a long, long time with the user’s manual. You’ll need it.

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departure from its predecessor, the Q50 is more refined from the rear, and more sinister from the front. This begins with Infiniti’s signature double-arch grille, done in black mesh and flanked by wraparound LED headlights that look like cat’s eyes, underscored by a sculpted lower fascia The Q50’s pronounced fenders and wide shoulders give it a powerful stance, and its arched roofline flows into the crescent C-pillars, which first appeared on the elegant Essence Concept. The double arch theme is repeated in the trunk line, which sits atop a pair of widebore exhausts. Overall, the look is more polished than athletic, but this sport sedan delivers plenty of kick from Infiniti’s proven 3.7litre DOHC 24-valve V6 that produces 328 hp and 269 lb/ft of torque. That’s a little less than the 360 combined system horsepower of the Q50 hybrid, and it doesn’t get the dual-clutch gearbox. To make that trip to the

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Infiniti interiors are among the best in the business, and with its polished wood, stitched leather and aluminum, the Q50 is no exception. Large touchscreens and loads of driver tech dominate the centre stack.

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AUTO MARKET

Ford Focus stays on hot-streak in 2013 sales title for the first half of 2013. In addition, the Fiesta ranks as the fourth best-selling vehicle — making Ford the only brand to have two nameplates among the global top five bestsellers, according to Ford analysis of Polk global vehicle-registration data. Ford Focus grew 20 per cent in the first half of 2013 from the same period last year, to 589,709 vehicle registrations, driven primarily by increasing demand from customers in China and other Asian countries. Focus in China is up 137 per cent from 2012, to a total of 202,380 vehicles, making China the single biggest global

Mercedes C-Class sets new interior standard Mercedes-Benz is writing the next chapter of success with the all-new C-Class. An interior with an exciting, high-class ambience, touchpad and head-up display, the lightest bodyshell in the segment, extensive safety features, a new agile and comfortable suspension, as well as GPS-sensitive air conditioning, underscore the inner values of the new C-Class. Overall, its innovations, refined equipment and appointments feel like an upgrade to a higher class. The interior design of the future C-Class comes across as clear, sensual and with a host of new styling features. The most prominent features include a reinterpreted centre console with a freestanding central display and an innovative touchpad. As on a smartphone, all the head-unit functions can easily be operated using finger gestures. Additional to the information in the central display, a head-up display is also new. Like in a jet fighter, it projects important information as a virtual image directly into the driver’s field of vision. It appears to float over the hood, about two metres in front of the driver, thus ensuring the driver is distracted less from the road ahead. The system provides information on speed, speed limits and navigation instructions and features a high-resolution virtual image which the driver can adjust to their preferred settings.

Focus among the five global best-sellers and earns the top spot as the best-selling subcompact car globally, with 356,434 units registered in the first half of 2013. Combined, global registrations of Ford’s small cars — Fiesta and Focus — total 946,143 vehicles for the first six months of the year, representing an eight per cent increase.

market for the car with one-third of Focus sales. Customers are responding enthusiastically to Focus in other Asian countries, as well. Through September, Ford reports Focus sales are up 193 per cent in Indonesia, 72 per cent in both the Philippines and Vietnam and 42 per cent in Thailand. The Fiesta joins

The Ford Focus is still the bestselling vehicle in the world.

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#5664A. 1.8L, 6 spd auto, 42,788 kms, CD/MP3, Sound pkg, fully loaded

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2010 GMC TERRAIN AWD

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2012 CHEV SONIC

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2005 FORDTAURUS FORD TAURUS

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4X4

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2005 CHEVMONTECARLO CHEV MONTE CARLO

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2007 CHRYSLER SEBRING

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22,995

$

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195 /

$

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2012 GMC SIERRA 1500

2010 JEEP WRANGLER

2009 GMC SIERRA 1500 4X4

2012 GMC SIERRA 2500HD

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#5669A. 3.8L V6, 50,198 kms, 4 spd auto, convertible hard top, alloys, CD/MP3, skid plates, fog lights

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Ford Focus maintains its leadership as the best-selling vehicle nameplate globally, based on Ford analysis of the latest Polk global vehicle-registration data for the first half of 2013 Globally, Focus is up 20 per cent in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period last year. In addition, the Fiesta ranks as the fourth best-selling vehicle overall and is the world’s best-selling subcompact vehicle through June 2013. Ford is the only brand with two nameplates among the global top five best-sellers The Focus, the best-selling vehicle nameplate in the world in 2012, retains the

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PAYMENTS ARE BASED ON FINANCING ON APPROVED CREDIT WITH THE STATED AMOUNT DOWN OR EQUIVALENT TRADE AND INCLUDE ALL FEES AND TAXES. Total Paid with $0 down: #5618B $11,045.58, #5624C $11,575.20, #D227921C $11,575.20, #C125495B $15,284.10. With $2000 down: #D225226A $17,660.32, #D173872A $17,568.80, #5664A $22,873.58, #D026752A $25,716.42, #5658A $27,137.84, #D241294A $25,290.80, #D173613A $31,845.92, #5592A $41,450.32, #5669A $42,854.84, #D260838A $51,063.56, #5666A $52,455.86.


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AUTO MARKET

Following its initial launch in Korea, the all-new Hyundai Genesis to be introduced in major markets next year.

TARPS!

Hyundai previews Genesis premium sedan level of driving and road and handling performance, cuttingedge safety and convenience features. The new Genesis has secured best-in-class basic product competitiveness through many tests carried out in various locations worldwide, including the famed Nurburgring in Germany. Since its introduction in 2009, Hyundai’s unique design philosophy — fluidic sculpture — has evolved to the next level and the new Genesis is the first model to adopt the revamped format. Genesis boasts a premium sports sedan look with refined,

in-motion design esthetics. A single-frame premium hexagonal grille makes a bold front statement, while fluidic and voluminous surfacing complete the sidelines. Meanwhile, the high-tech, sculptural surface emphasizes the rear design. Its interior design aligns with the premium exterior, adopting consistent design details that reflect careful consideration of ergonomics and intuitive operation. Tailored design specifications for all materials and master craftsmanship-level finish strengthen its premium image.

Buick celebrates a Regal anniversary The addition of the Regal nameplate to the Buick family goes back 40 years. But, even today, the Regal’s heritage as a sporty, mid-size luxury vehicle is strong as ever. Introduced in 1973, the Century Regal, as it was originally called, served as an upmarket model in the Century line and one of GM’s first “personal luxury” cars. Designed with sporty suspension characteristics and luxuries aimed primarily at the driver, the 1973 Regal coupe sold 91,557 units, helping Buick surpass its 1955 all-time sales record. Launched with a standard 350 cubic-inch V8 engine, the Regal would soon carve a niche as a powertrain innovator. Among one of the first to react to the ini-

Introduced in 1973 as the Century Regal, Buick’s mid-size Regal has been in production for 40 years.

tial Arab oil embargo, the 1975 Buick Regal was the only mid-size vehicle in the United States to forego a standard V8 engine in favor of a V6. Just a few years later, beginning with the 1978 Regal, Buick would lead a vanguard on turbocharging for better fuel economy. This expertise would later be used in creating Regals that would be recognized as some of the most powerful and

significant cars of the 1980s. Throughout four decades — and now in its fifth generation — the Regal carries on its sweeping design, dynamic driving experience and powertrain leadership. Today’s Regal is equipped with its mostpowerful standard engine, a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder producing 259 horsepower and 295 poundfeet of torque.

To help make the most of traction in all driving conditions, it is also available with advanced all-wheeldrive system that incorporates an electronic limited-slip differential and HiPer Strut front suspension. A 2.4-litre engine with eAssist light electrification technology is also available, delivering EPA-estimated ratings of (U.S.) 25 m.p.g. city and (U.S.) 36 m.p.g. highway.

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Hyundai recently held an Genesis media preview for the Korean media at Hyundai Motor Group’s research and development centre and officially unveiled the first image renderings of the next Genesis premium sedan. The purpose of the prelaunch media event was to promote its domestic launch scheduled for later this year. Staging its world-premiere in Korea, the Genesis will debut in major markets next year. Its main strengths are premium and distinctive design, best-in-class chassis system, premium European brands’

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Announcements

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Coming Events

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Household items, vehicles, trailers, RV’s, boats, ATV’s, furniture, etc.

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Remembrance Day DEADLINE CHANGE Kamloops This Week will be closed on Monday, November 11th. Please note the following Classified Deadline Change: The deadline for Tuesday, November 12th will be Friday, November 8th at 12pm.

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Business Opportunities ~ Caution ~ While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in Kamloops This Week are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front.

Career Opportunities

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Starting Friday October 25th Michelle’s Karaoke will be at McCracken Pub Fridays 8 to midnight. Come out October 25th Michelle’s Annual Karaoke Birthday Bash/Halloween Party!

Career Opportunities

ATTENTION Work from home Turn spare time into income Free training/flexible hours Computer required. www.FreedomNan.com

Business Opportunities

Employment Career Opportunities

WESTCAN - Interested In Being Our Next Ice Road Trucker? Haul liquid, dry bulk or freight to the diamond mines on the winter road (ice road) from mid-January to mid-April. Not Interested in driving on the ice? Drive resupply from southern locations in Alberta to Yellowknife, NT. Apply online at: www.westcanbulk.ca or Phone: 1.888.WBT.HIRE (1.888.928.4473) for further details.

BUSY Law Firm in Penticton seeks full time conveyancing assistant. Email resume in confidence to: jodie@pearcetaylor.com

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Prestons Restaurant is Hiring Six Cooks for the restaurant on a permanent basis. Duties: Prepare and cook full course meals, prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances, estimate food requirements and costs, prepare and cook individual dishes and foods, ensure quality of food and determine size of food proportions, work with minimal supervision, supervise kitchen staff and helpers, support the kitchen manager. Work with specialized cooking equipment (deep fryer, etc.) clean kitchen and work areas. Wages: $11-$15 based on experience. Experience required: 2-4 years Education: Completion of High School and basic English required. Essential Skills: Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Problem solving, Decision making Tel: 250-219-6333 or Email: p.amaria@coasthotels.com | Fax: 250-314-0268 Location: 1250 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC

(250)-372-5312 for reservations

1250 Rogers Way Inside the Coast Hotel

6:00am to late

Prestons Kamloops

Prestons Restaurant is Hiring One Assistant Restaurant Manager for the restaurant on permanent basis. Duties: Lead the day-to-day operations of the kitchen to ensure highest level of quality service and safety standards are consistently met while executing quality, well presented menu items. Recruit staff and oversee staff training, set staff work schedules and monitor staff performance, control inventory, monitor revenues and modify procedures and prices, resolve customer complaints and ensure health and safety regulations are followed, negotiate arrangements with suppliers for food and other supplies, negotiate arrangements with clients for catering or use of facilities for banquets or receptions, determine type of services to be offered and implement operational procedures. Wages: $17-$22 based on experience. Experience required: 1-3 years Education: Completion of High School and basic English required. Essential Skills: The successful candidate must exhibit role model standards, have excellent communication skills and be able to provide outstanding customer service to the customers they serve.

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Career Opportunities

$10+tax per issue 3 lines or less

We’re on the net at www.bcclassified.com

Truck Driver Training

If you have an

JOBS IN Alberta. Large Beef Processor in High River, Alberta looking for experienced butchers. $17.00 - $18.70 hour. Call Laszlo: (403)652 8404 or send an email: laszlo_bodor@cargill.com

Garage Sale

Air Brakes 16 Hour Course: $100 20 Hour Course: $175

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call 250.828.5104 or visit

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Class 1, 2 and 3 Driver Training - Job placement available!

(250)-372-5312 for reservations

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6:00am to late

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Employment Drivers/Courier/ Trucking

Drivers/Courier/ Trucking

HIGHWAY OWNER OPERATORS $3500 SIGNING BONUS

DRIVERS WANTED

AZ, DZ, 5, 3 or 1 w/ Airbrake • Guaranteed 40hr. Work Week & Overtime • Paid Travel & Lodging • Meal Allowance • 4 Weeks Vacation • Excellent Benefits Package Must be able to have extended stays away from home. Up to 6 months. Must have valid AZ, DZ, 5, 3 or 1 with airbrake license and have previous commercial driving experience. Apply at:www.sperryrail.com/ careers and then choose the FastTRACK Application.

Education/Trade Schools FOODSAFE COURSE by Certified Instructor November 5th and November 16th 8:30am-4:00pm $70 Pre-register by phoning 250-554-9762

Help Wanted

Van Kam’s Group of Companies requires Highway linehaul Owner Operators based in our Kamloops terminal for runs throughout BC and Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain, driving experience/ training. We offer above average rates and an excellent employee benefits package.

To join our team of professional drivers, email a detailed resume, current driver’s abstract & details of your truck to: careers@vankam.com Call 604-968-5488 Fax: 604-587-9889 Only those of interest will be contacted. Van-Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility.

Employment

Employment

Education/Trade Schools

Help Wanted

HUNTER & FIREARMS Courses. Next C.O.R.E. November 16th & 17th Saturday & Sunday. P.A.L. Sunday November 10th. Challenges, Testing ongoing daily. Professional outdoorsman & Master Instructor:

Bill

is looking for substitute distributors for door-to-door deliveries. Vehicle is required. For more information please call the Circulation Department at

250-374-0462

250-376-7970

Help Wanted An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators. Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)723-5051 Edson, Alta. Chris Woodworking Ltd. is looking for a hardwood and laminate floor installer. Must be independent and able to make decisions. Must have a truck and tools for the job. At least three years experience. $24/hr. Email urban.wood working@gmail.com WANTED PROCESSING contractor for interior operation to start immediately. Call 1-604819-3393.

LOGAN LAKE Kamloops This Week is looking for door-to-door carriers in your area. 2 days per week Tuesday & Thursday. Please call 250-374-0462 for more info.

Need extra $ $ $ Kamloops This Week is currently hiring Substitute Carriers for door-to-door deliveries. Call 250-374-0462 for more information.

Employment

Employment

Employment

Help Wanted

Professional/ Management

Professional/ Management

PROCESS Manager - rotational position in Kazakhstan. Responsible for the departments personnel, systems management, safety, customer satisfaction and cost control within the department’s areas of responsibility. This is an administrative position but requires a frequent presence on the operations floor. Competitive pay ($400 per day and up), medical, dental & tax credits. Send resume or contact mv@arctic-group.com

SERVICE Manager - rotational position in Kazakhstan. Responsible for service department personnel, fleet management, safety, customer satisfaction and cost control within the service department’s areas of responsibility. This is an administrative position but requires a frequent presence in the service area. Competitive pay ($400 per day and up), medical, dental & tax credits. Send resume or contact mv@arctic-group.com

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

RECEPTIONIST/CHAIRSIDE Assistant position available starting end of October, beginning of Nov. 4-5 days a week. The job entails receptionist duties as well as all aspects of chairside assisting. Experienced candidates would be preferred, CDA would be an asset. Drop resumes off at 190 Horse Lake Rd. 100 Mile House, B.C. or email to scdc@shaw.ca or fax 250395-3131.

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services Queen India food 2 go is hiring 1 permanent, full time kitchen helper for its location 3683 Dewolf Way Merritt. Basic English required, Experience an asset not required. Duties: Wash, peel, and cut vegetables and fruits, Clean and sanitize kitchen equipment, Sweep and mop floor etc. Salary: $10.30/Hourly, Room and Board provided. Apply at queenindiafood@hotmail.com

We’re on the net at www.bcclassified.com Help Wanted

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Help Wanted

Advertising Sales Manager Kamloops This Week a division of Aberdeen Publishing in beautiful Kamloops, BC. has an opening for an Advertising Sales Manager. You’ll join a high-energy sales team focused on delivering quality customer service to our clients and you will play an active role in that dynamic team. As Advertising Sales Manager you would be responsible for the following: s,EADINGDAY TO DAYOPERATIONS s)MPLEMENTINGREVENUEINITIATIVESANDSALESSTRATEGIES s-AINTAININGSTRONGRELATIONSHIPSWITHEXISTINGCLIENTS s$EVELOPINGNEWACCOUNTS s#OACHINGSTAFFTHROUGHTHEIRSUCCESS s0ROVIDINGSUPERIORSALESLEADERSHIP Desired Skills and Experience This is a full-time permanent position ideal for someone who is: s0ASSIONATEABOUTSALESANDADVERTISING s0ROVENIN3ALES-ANAGEMENTATLEASTYEARS s3TRONGINGUIDINGDEVELOPMENTANDMOTIVATINGSTAFF s%NERGETICANDDRIVENREGARDLESSOFOBSTACLES s-OTIVATEDBYSUCCESS s!DAPTABLEANDACREATIVETHINKER Kamloops This Week is a company dedicated to their employee. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and offer a career filled with growth and success! Please send resumes to: Kelly Hall, Publisher Kamloops This Week "$ALHOUSIE$RIVE +AMLOOPS"#6#0 publisher@kamloopsthisweek.com

Advertising Consultant HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT

(Part Time — Permanent) Exempt Is your ability to plan ahead one of your strongest skills? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment? Do you have a professional, composed demeanor? We are looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant who has the inherent ability to organize and coordinate and who wants to contribute to the efficient and effective operation of the Human Resources Division. Please see our website at www.vernon.ca for a complete job description and method of application. Please quote competition #73-COV-13.

CIRCULATION MANAGER The Prince George Free Press has an immediate opening for a Circulation Manager This is a full time position. The successful candidate will be a responsible, well-organized, self-starter with problem solving skills. The Circulation Manager is responsible for ensuring the Prince George Free Press is delivered to homes and businesses every Friday. Duties include coordinating drivers and paper carriers, recruiting staff, and auditing performance. The successful applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and be familiar with working on web-based applications. Make a difference by joining the Free Press, Prince George’s community newspaper. The benefits and opportunities of working for the leading newspaper in Prince George are why we attract and employ the best. If a rewarding challenge resonates with you, contact us today. Please submit your resume and cover letter to the attention of: Shari Kidd, Office Administrator Prince George Free Press 1773 South Lyon Street Prince George, BC V2N 1T3 officeadmin@pgfreepress.com AberdeenPublishing.com 778-754-5722

We thank all applicants; only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Education/Trade Schools

Kamloops This Week is part of the Aberdeen Publishing Group

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION EAR Basic & Post Basic 110 -

Do you enjoy working with children? D E Early Childhood Educators not only teach c children, they aim to help children d develop good habits in learning and in life.

Career Opportunities: Preschools O Strong Start Facilitators O Group Child Care Cruise Ships and Resorts O Supported Child Development

CALL KAMLOOPS: 250.314.1122 OR VISIT SPROTTSHAW.COM

Award-winning Kamloops This Week has an opening for an Advertising Consultant. The position requires a highly organized individual with ability to multi-task in a fun, fastpaced team environment. Strong interpersonal skills and a strong knowledge of sales and marketing are required. Excellent communication skills, valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle are necessary. If you have a passion for the advertising business, are creative and thrive on challenges, we want to hear from you. Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to: Attention: Kelly Hall, Publisher 1365 B Dalhousie Drive Kamloops BC V2C 5P6 Fax: 250-374-1033 Email: publisher@kamloopsthisweek.com We thank all applicants; only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Kamloops This Week is part of the Aberdeen Publishing Group


B14 â?– TUESDAY, October 29, 2013 Employment

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Employment

Services

Services

Services

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Floor ReďŹ nishing/ Installations

Stucco/Siding

$500 & Under

Misc. for Sale

Trades, Technical

Work Wanted

Financial Services

EXPERIENCED CONSTRUCTION Labourers & carpenters needed for concrete forming in Kamloops. Good wages. Send resume to: majka99@telus.net or fax to 604-864-2796.

CARPENTER/HANDYMAN. Renovations, additions, roofing, drywall, siding, painting. 250-374-2774. HOME & YARD HANDYMAN If you need it done, Give us a call ! Steve 250-320-7774

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com

JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE Service Technician(s) in Hanna Alberta. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. offers competitive wages from $32/hour, negotiable depending on experience. Bright, modern shop. Full-time permanent with beneďŹ ts. Friendly town just 2 hours from major urban centres. More info at: hannachrylser.ca. Fax 403-854-2845; or send an email to: chrysler@telusplanet.net. PLUMBERS / GAS FITTERS: M and K Plumbing and Heating is the largest Mechanical Contracting and Service ďŹ rm in the East Kootenay region. We are currently in need of CONSTRUCTION PLUMBERS AND GAS FITTERS - BOTH JOURNEYMEN AND APPRENTICES - to provide expertise and technical skill to our industrial construction customers in the ELK VALLEY. We expect this project to continue through the winter with 10 on 4 off shifts of 10 hour days. The position will pay hourly, plus overtime, plus Living Out Allowance. WEBSITE: www.mkplumbing.ca EMAIL:info@mkplumbing.ca

Services

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Removal & Install

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Landscaping

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Fall Clean-up, Pruning, Aerate, Power Rake, Hauling, Irrigation Blow Outs Snow removal. look.out@shaw.ca

250-376-2689 YOUR BUSINESS HERE

Only $120/month Run your 1x1 semi display classiďŹ ed in every issue of Kamloops This Week

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Rubbish Removal

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Animals sold as “purebred stock� must be registrable in compliance with the Canadian Pedigree Act. BICHON FRISE/HAVANESE X puppies, vet checked & shots, del avail. 250-804-6848 BOUVIER PUPS, home raised, loyal & loving. 3males 1 female $900. 250-494-4092. sm.white@shaw.ca

for only $46.81/week, we will place your classiďŹ ed ad into Kamloops, Vernon & Salmon Arm. (250)371-4949 classiďŹ eds@kamloopsthisweek.com *some restrictions apply.

Merchandise for Sale

$200 & Under TWO 8-Foot Aluminum storage boxes for pickup. Asking $180.00 Call 250-554-8031

$400 & Under 4 TIRES: Eldorado ZTR Sport SUV 265/75r16, M&S, 18000 kms, $400, Call:778-471-4424

Rubbish Removal

Tired of overpriced waste removal? Worried who may come to your home? TRY HAUL GUYS! - Affordable junk removal - Demolitions - Professional and Bondable -Eco Friendly

www.haulguys.ca 250-299-4285 Livestock

Livestock

SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR

- Regular & Screened Sizes -

REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

250-260-0110 1365 Dalhousie Drive • 250-371-4949

Kamloops BC call for availability 250-374-7467

ALL SEASON FIREWOOD. For delivery birch, ďŹ r & pine. Stock up now. CampďŹ re wood. (250)377-3457.

Heavy Duty Machinery A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53’and insulated containers all sizes in stock. SPECIAL Trades are welcome. 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

Medical Supplies ELECTRIC Wheelchair. 3yrs old. excel cond. New $6400 asking$1500obo250-434-1722

Misc. Wanted Local Coin Collector Buying Collections, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins etc 778-281-0030 PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670

Real Estate Houses For Sale

SANDWICH TREE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY NORTHHILLS MALL FOOD COURT Fresh, nutritious meals & snacks prepared as quick as “fast foods� Owner willing to train

19,900!

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Pets & Livestock

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Telephone Services

WE will pay you to exercise!

ROLL ENDS AVAILABLE $10 / ROLL 1365 B Dalhousie Drive

Free Items Free 5yr black and white spayed cat to loving home (250) 851-9787 FREE, stand up freezer, not working but may be ďŹ xable, you pick up, 250-579-5877 (Westsyde)

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Fitness/Exercise

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*some restrictions apply

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Financial Services DROWNING IN debt? Cut debts more than 60% & debt free in half the time! Avoid bankruptcy! Free Consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1-877-556-3500 BBB Rated A+ FAST AND easy loans! All Credit Scores Accepted! Get up to $25,000 on your vehicle, mobile-home, land or equipment. 1st and 2nd Mortgages. www.bhmcash.com. 604-2292948.

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Misc. for Sale ClssB Motorhome cover $200, Golf Travel Bag $25, York Gym $80 obo (250) 828-2425 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. STEEL BUILDINGS/metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 or visit us online at: www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

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Contact Theresa Takacs 250-682-3232 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 ďŹ replace. 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.

Firewood/Fuel

Smoking Hot

Pinnacle Fir Pellets ................ $255 Armstrong SPF Pellets ........... $225

All Our Pellets are from the Armstrong Plant!

Taxes In

“Pellet Stoves also on Sale�

B&B Alternative Heating 578-8733 - 250-319-7564

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Transportation

Transportation

Townhouses

Cars - Domestic

Recreational/Sale

TOWNHOUSES

08 Hyundai Elantra new tires & brakes, timing belt, Great car $7995.00 250-852-3586

Rentals

Rentals

Apt/Condo for Rent CARMEL PLACE 55+ Quality Living in new medical building. Studio suites with affordable rates, FOB entry, elevator, scooter stations and Telus Optik Package! Call Columbia Property Management to book your appointment: 250-851-9310

NORTH SHORE 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Clean quiet building. Rents starting at $625 + utilities.

CALL 250-682-0312 RIVIERA VILLA 1&2/BDRM Suites

1/bdrm starting at $675/mth 2/bdrm starting at $800/mth Incl/heat, hot water. N/P. Senior oriented.

250-554-7888

Bed & Breakfast

Best Value In Town

NORTH SHORE

PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED

2003 Mustang GT convertible V8 P/S, P/B (new brakes) low mileage 70,000km leather int. 2 sets of wheel not winter driven $10,500 ďŹ rm (250) 554-2528

318-4321 NO PETS

Transportation

Antiques / Classics 1967 Ford Falcon Futura St.6 Auto 2dr all original runs good, $6000 obo (250) 376-5722

Auto Financing

2006 Terry 28’ 5th wheel. 1 slide slp 6 Documented low mileage, exc cond $21,000 (250) 554-2528

92 Cutlass Auto 4dr 164,000km loaded incl 2 sets tires $1150obo 250-554-1851

RUN UNTIL SOLD ONLY $35.00(plus Tax) (250)371-4949

Boats Complete Trailer with EZ load, boat, all gear new 4hp merc motor, $10,500 (250) 374-0507

Escorts Run until sold

Motorcycles 1984 Yamaha Virago motorcycle.Excel/cond $3500obo 250573-5922(after6pm orlvmsg)

Call 250-371-4949 for more information

Recreational/Sale

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 at rate and we will run your ad until your vehicle sells.* • $56.00 (boxed ad with photo) • $35.00 (regular 3 line ad)

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*Some conditions & restrictions apply. Private party only (no businesses).

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Cottages / Cabins

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Homes for Rent

250-572-3623

2004 Lexington motor home well equipped new tires like new only 3600 miles call $35,000 obo 250 573 2332

3 Bdrm Northshore top r, new reno’d, $1200mo incl util n/p avail now 250-852-0638 3BDRM Willow Ranch corner of Hwy 5a & Roche Lake Rd 20 min $1000 mth 319-0233 4Bdrm N/Shore 5 appl large yard pool a/c close to school & shopping N/S pet negotable $1600 + util 780-898-5314

26’ pull type 1999 Mallard trailer slps 6, lrg awning, a/c , solar panel + extras $8,500 (250) 376-6918 28ft ClassA Fleetwood Bounder RV Ford 460 exc cond Steal at $16500 250-573-1736

Rooms for Rent

Run Till Rented

DOWNTOWN motel rooms avail, 1 or 2 beds. All util, parking & internet incl. Starting @ $800/mo kitchenette rooms also available 250-372-7761

RV Pads YEAR round RV site in town. North Shore, fully serviced, incl cable, util, tel hookup, coin lndy, starting @ $520/mo 250376-1421

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Suites, Lower

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

CALL 250-371-4949

The Heart of Your Community

Attractive fun, blond provides full body massages and more. Ph 250-376-5319 9am-11pm

Legal Notices

Legal Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Notice is Hereby Given that Creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of IRENE BETTY MILLS, otherwise known as IRENE B. MILLS and IRENE MILLS, formerly of 2669 East Trans Canada Highway, Kamloops, British Columbia, V2C 4B2. Deceased are hereby required to send the particulars thereof the undersigned Executor, c/o MAURICE EARL MILLS, 2669 EAST TRANS CANADA HIGHWAY, KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA V2C 4B2 on or before DECEMBER 7, 2013, after which the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received.

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Lake View 1brdm all season furn cabin Near Clinton $225 (250) 483-2333 aft 5pm

Brock 2bdrm + den. $1150 per mnt +1/2 util, w/d hk up. pet? Mature quiet tenants only. Call Lorraine @376-0062

2007 Sea Doo Speed Boat, 4 Seater.$15,000obo Call 250573-5922 (after 6pm)or lv msg

Adult

*some restrictions apply call for details

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Suites, Upper

1986 GMC 4x4 1/2 ton v8 auto $3000 phone between 5pm & 8:30pm ONLY 250-377-8702 1996 GMC Suburban gd shape runs great $4200obo (250) 571-2107 2000 F150 Ford 5.4 motor, w/canopy 2wd, exc shape, 220,000km $3000 376-2552 NEW LEER Truck Canopy. White. $800 1(250) 523-2350 (Logan Lake)

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BC Best Buy ClassiďŹ ed’s

1BDRM in new Batchelor Heights incl util AC, cable, N/P N/S wiďŹ $750/mo 574-4647 1bdrm. Sep. ent. NS, NP. Bright, n/p, n/s grnd level. $500 incl. util. Brock. 3769048/554-9921 2bdrm Brock n/s, n/p cls to sch shop and bus $900 util incl Avail now (250) 299-4011 2BDRM large N/S N/P Close to schools Working person pref’d $950 incl util 819-3368 2BDRM N. Shore quiet clean bright ns/np shr W/D $900/ mo cble util incl 250-376-1421 2bdrm suite 5 appliances util incl $900 per month (250) 3722380 Cumfy 1bdrm suite. Close to University, Hospital. Perfect for student or quiet person. Excellent Location. np. ns. Call now (250) 299-6477 Large 1bdrm above grnd suite Brock $850 inclds util cable internet close to all amenities single occupt seniors discount avail Dec 1st 250-320-8509 Lrg 2bdrm daylight NorthKam n/s n/p prv ent. yard $950 util incl Avail Nov 1. 250-318-4647

Trucks & Vans 1984 Chevy Short Box. $3500 obo (250) 573-5922 after 6pm or leave msg. Must See!

*Bright, clean & Spacious 2&3 bedrooms *Big storage rooms *Laundry Facilities *Close to park, shopping & bus stop

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