KELOWNA ROCKET forward Brett Bulmer (right) is making it hard for Minnesota Wild to return him back to the WHL for another season.
CHRISTIAN gospel singer and musician Dan Bremnes of Kelowna is embarking on a tour of Alberta as his musical career is beginning to bring him notoriety.
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More often it’s U.S. companies that expand into Canada, but a West Kelowna winery is looking to reverse that trend. The Stewart family, owners of Quails’ Gate Estate Winery, has cofounded a new winery with the Zepponi family in the Napa Valley in California, called Plume. The deal has been a year and a half in the making, said Quails’ Gate CEO Tony Stewart, as they made wine at a custom crushing facility in California last year and expect to have the first Plume 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon available for sale in B.C. by the end of November. By 2012, the goal is to have a home for the winery in the Napa Valley, which Zepponi will head up. He is looking after contracting with the five vineyards in different areas of the valley who supplied the 75 tonnes of mostly cabernet sauvignon grapes. “Dan knows growers there. When I was down there last week the fruit was looking good,” commented Stewart, adding this year’s harvest is expected to begin in the next few weeks. The Zepponi family has three generations of experience growing grapes and making wines in California. Dan Zepponi previ-
ously made his home in the Okanagan and served as president of Mission Hill Family Estate and Artisan Wine Company until just a few years ago. He is currently looking for a winery with vineyards to purchase in the Napa Valley. Hospitality will be the focus, but there won’t be a restaurant. “We want to duplicate the Quails’ Gate experience,” Stewart said. Once they establish the operation in California, they’ll focus on the local market, but the first wine will be available in Alberta next week, with the idea of concentrating on Western Canadian markets at first, Stewart said. While Zepponi is supervising operations in California, they have a “notable” winemaker involved whose identity is not being revealed, said Stewart. “We’re not looking to create a big fruit bomb. We’re looking for some elegance that is classic of the Napa terroir, rich and complex and elegant, and at a price point that people would feel is good value,” said Stewart. Most Napa wines cost more than $30 a bottle here, and their cabernet will be priced at $29.99. “Like Quails’ Gate, we’re not focussing on the lower-end market,” he said. Stewart said the family has a global perspective on wine. “It’s easy to be insular in B.C., but certain
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QUAILS’ GATE WINERY proprietor Tony Stewart, with his dog Merlot, is excited about his winery’s plans to develop a new winery in California’s Napa Valley. varietals are better grown in certain areas.” Initially, the new winery’s production is 1,200 cases, with the idea of producing quality rather than quantity, but ultimate-
ly they are aiming to become a winery producing in the 10,000 to 20,000 case range, not as large as Quails’ Gate. Other varietals they intend to bottle are another
red, and chardonnay and sauvignon blanc. The winery’s name refers to the plume on a quail or on a horse’s headdress and reflects a special achievement, he said.
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The city appears to be getting a mixed message about what it is merchants on Bernard Avenue want when it comes to the proposed timing of a plan to revitalize Kelowna’s main downtown street. Following an open house where the city presented four timing scenarios and saw dozens of people, mainly downtown merchants, pass through, Kelowna’s design and construction services director Bill Berry said a majority appeared to favour his department’s preferred schedule. That would see work start in the fall of 2012 and then take a break over the winter, restart in the spring of 2013, shut down over the summer months and be completed in the fall of 2013. Berry said that schedule was put together after meetings with merchants were held, and the city was told business owners didn’t want construction ongoing during their busy, revenue-producing summer months. But Michael Neill, owner of Mosaic Books, showed up at the open house armed with a petition calling for the work to be fast-tracked by doing it in one straight go, working through the fall and winter of 2012 and the spring of 2013. The petition included the signatures of 100 area merchants. The winter work scenario was one of the four presented at the open house. The city says its consultant on the Bernard revitilization project, PCL Construction, has estimated working over the winter and around the clock to speed up completion would add an estimated $6.7 million to the $14.6 million budget. While some merchants have disputed that figure, those at the open house could provide a different figure to cover the added cost of working through the winter. The city says while it could be a mild winter, it has to plan for a worst-case weather scenario in order to be prepared. Berry conceded that while a majority at the open house supported the city staff’s preferred scenario, there was support expressed for the winter work proposal as well. The city has said the challenges of doing the work in See Disputed A12
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Tarnished reputation but no record for limo driver Kathy Michaels STAFF REPORTER
A former Kelowna man of the year nominee walked away from a Kelowna courtroom Tuesday with little more than a blemished reputation. Ronald John Hockey beat a drug trafficking charge that related to his efforts to get an undercover officer a couple flaps of cocaine Feb. 5, 2010. “I am not convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that Mr. Hockey was involved with trafficking,” said Judge Brad Chapman. With the facts as they were presented, he judge surmised Hockey could be seen as the man who helped the officer buy his drugs—not the person who helped a dealer unload a product. It was that slight delineation that saved Hockey from a criminal record, but the judge pointed out that if the standard of proof wasn’t so high, he may have come to a different conclusion. Hockey’s responses when he got caught in a police sting operation, Chapman said, were at the very least, “concerning.” According to the testimony of undercover police officer Const. Fred Coon, Hockey came into sight when a an attempt to hire another suspected dealer/driver were confused. Hockey wasn’t the in-
tended target of a sting that focused on the West Kelowna drug trade, but when he showed up as a driver, Coon was told by a superior officer to roll with it. Coon testified that he and Hockey were outside a beer and wine store when he first brought up the subject of drugs, indirectly. A stranger was walking by, and the officer asked him where he could get some “blow.” The stranger told them coke could be procured in the Lawrence and Bertram Avenue area of Kelowna. Hockey, said Coon, overheard the conversation as he was three feet away, but wasn’t going to drive his client to that area. “He said he knew everyone,” said Coon, explaining that Hockey then drove off to a downtown restaurant and went inside. Not long after leaving, Hockey returned and said “it was dead inside” so nothing was gained. Coon then had Hockey pick up two other undercover officers, and the trio were taken to the closest bar on the Westside — Friends. Hockey walked around and talked to other patrons, but nothing happened. In short order, they whole crew were driven to Whiskey Jacks pub, at
the undercover officer’s behest. They weren’t at that pub long enough to make a drink order, when Const. Coon saw a black jeep pull up beside their limo. From his vantage point, it appeared as though the interaction would be drug related so Coon went outside. As Coon walked up, he was asked by “Sam,” the driver of the jeep, “how much?” He said he wanted $200 worth, and left. Sam and Hockey continued to speak, he said, while the rest of them got into the back of the limo. Sam left to “talk with his supplier” and they were driven to the parking lot of Extra Foods. Sam then returned with the drugs and handed them to Hockey. Coon got out of the limo, thinking he’d have to make a payment, but Hockey picked it up. He then passed the flaps back to Coon. Coon didn’t pay right away, instead waiting until he left the limo to cover off the cost of it, the drugs and a $50 tip for Hockey. All said and done, Hockey acted as more of an intermediary than a trafficker, said the judge, as he delivered the not guilty verdict. Hockey was not only nominated for the City of Kelowna’s man of the year award in 2001, he unsuccessfully ran for council twice before.
Date set for Snelson sentencing Neil George Snelson will be back in a Kelowna courtroom Nov. 14, to learn his sentence for the conviction he was delivered last week. Snelson was found guilty of manslaughter, relating to the death of Jennifer Cusworth, a 19-year-old college student who was found dead in a ditch Oct. 17, 1993 after a house party she and Snelson both attended. Cusworth had been strangled, but ul-
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minor injuries after their van was hit broadside by another vehicle at the intersection of Gordon and Harvey on Tuesday morning. Witnesses stated that the northbound brown Buick van was making a left turn from Harvey onto Gordon Drive on a green light. The 82-year-old male driver, from West Kelowna, failed to see the southbound Buick sedan that was being driven by a 38-year -old Kelowna female. The sedan struck the van, knocking it over. Both drivers, along with a 71-year-old passenger in the van, were taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The driver of the van was issued a Motor Vehicle Act ticket for failure to yield.
Teen slaying goes to jury trial The teen charged with second-degree murder for fatally stabbing another teen, Ashlee Hyatt, will have her fate put into the hands of a jury. At the end of a six-day pretrial hearing, Judge Jane Cartwright committed the teenager— whose name is under a publication ban due to her age—to trial for the charge. If she’s convicted, she may face an adult sentence. Hyatt was stabbed June 2, 2010, outside a house party in Peachland. The fatal altercation has been described by her friends as a “completely stupid” tragedy—and a wakeup call about the perils of violence. “It’s just not worth it when you can take someone’s life so quickly, or have your own life taken away from you,” wrote Ashlee’s friend Hollie Locke in a recent letter to the
Capital News. “Ashlee is never going to come back now, and I will never be able to do the things we used to do with each other again.” Ashlee’s mother Charrie has also struggled with the loss. In addition to attending court everyday in hopes a trial for the second-degree murder charge would be granted, she’s tried to create something positive. Numerous fundraising efforts for the Ashlee Hyatt Memorial Bursary have taken place over the last year. That account is held at the Central Okanagan Bursary and Scholarship Society, 1-616 KLO Road, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 4X4. Mail should be addressed to Pauline Kirk and cheques made out to COBSS, with Ashlee Hyatt Memorial Bursary written in the memo line
The Kelowna Rockets will not play host the 2013 Memorial Cup. The Rockets lost out in its attempts to host the Memorial Cup for the second time on Wednesday, when the Western Hockey League’s Saskatoon Blades were named as the host city for the 2013 tournament. Kelowna, Red Deer and Saskatoon all made bids for the event before the WHL board of governors voted and selected Saskatoon. “I feel bad for our committee because of the amount of work that went into this bid,” said Rockets president and general manager Bruce Hamilton. “All three bids were very good. I thought Red Deer’s was exceptional and then Saskatoon blew the lid off the thing.” A major difference in the bids was the involvement of the provincial governments of Alberta and Saskatchewan, who both made financial commitments to the bids in their respective provinces. Traditionally in B.C. the province doesn’t aid in bids for sporting events and with the amount of money needed to secure the tournament, those funds were a major factor, said Hamilton. “I understad times are tough in B.C. but for all of us in the sports and culture industries who want to put on events, eventually there is going to have to be some funding needed to get some of these things,” said Hamilton. “Our bid was as good as we could make it as a private company.” The size of Prospera Place was also a factor. In announcing the decision WHL commissioner Rob Robison said the size of the Blades arena, 15,195 seat Credit Union Centre, was better suited for a large event when compared to Kelowna’s Prospera Place at 6,007.
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There’s an elephant in the room and Dag Goering and Maria Coffey are prepared to address the issue. The founders of ecotourism company, Hidden Places, the veterinarian (Goering) and author (Coffey) have dedicated their lives to elephant conservation, travelling the world in search of the majestic beasts and taking others out to see what they’re talking about. Whether in Thailand, India, Rwanda or Laos, the couple are always looking for ways to protect the animals that have become the centre of their personal and professional lives. “I think our elephant work and its offshoots will keep us busy for the rest of our lives,” said Coffey, in an email interview from Rwanda. The pair got started on the venture following a chance encounter will an 11-hour old elephant. Elephant mothers are
DAG GOERING’S chance encounter with a baby elephant inspired a life of
globetrotting for himself and his partner, Maria Coffey. The pair live in Victoria. protected by the females in their herd as they give birth. Goering was invited to come in and visit the new creature among its mothers as the elephants circled, cleaning the baby and helping it take a crack at standing by pulling it to its feet with their trunks. Although the vet was
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Concern over poachers prowling at night Judie Steeves STAFF REPORTER
Even though hunter numbers and harvest rates are down, there are still poachers out there and the Conservation Officer Service wants information to help in their in vestigations. CO Terry Myroniuk says they have some information on four separate incidents of night hunting or “pit lamping” in the Christian Valley area, at least two last Saturday and Sunday. That is taken very seriously because it’s so dangerous, as well as being unethical. The charge is hunting during prohibited hours and for a first conviction, the penalty can be $100,000 plus a year in prison, while both can rdouble for a second conviction. There’s an automatic five-year suspension of the offender’s hunting license as well, he said. There’s also a charge for hunting with a light. COs from a number of tdifferent communities did a long-weekend blitz from Kelowna to Grand Forks, covering a large area and ticketing for such offences as carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle. In the process, they
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he Liberal government of Premier Christy Clark is becoming a little too liberal with taxpayers’ dollars. It is also going ahead with policies not conducive to creating jobs, at a time when the economy is uncertain at best. That message came through from Monday’s Speech from the Throne, the first under the Clark administration. The government is indicating that it will end a “net zero” policy which has kept labour
costs at a fixed level. Under the policy, public sector unions were asked to settle for contracts that did not increase overall costs. If benefits increased, other costs needed to be adjusted downwards. This remains a sensible policy in regards to public sector jobs. Public sector employees, for the most part, make as much or more than their private sector counterparts. Their jobs are far more secure, and they have generous benefits. Their defined
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zen wages and pensions for most taxpayers has meant rising property taxes are much more of a burden. Upcoming municipal contracts should be negotiated with the “net zero” policy in mind. This will be tough, now that the government has signalled its intentions to ease away from the policy. The net effect will be higher property and provincial taxes, at a time when most people are stretched to find extra dollars. That won’t fly.
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aj. Ron Cartmell of the Kelowna Salvation Army tried to put a face to those who need help from the food bank. Speaking before the Kelowna Rotary Club luncheon on Tuesday, Cartmell gave everyone a reminder of why that is impossible to do. That’s because people in need of help from either the Salvation Army Food Bank or Kelowna Community Food Bank touch on all segments of our community. Single people or single parents, working people or the unemployed, seniors, people being squeezed by the high cost of medication on their lim-
ited incomes—pick a group and they are represented at our local food banks these days. “It is the role of the community to Barry feed the hungry, not Gerding the food banks,” Cartmell said. “We are here to help facilitate that responsibility.” Cartmell was one of several speakers invited to speak before the Rotarians, to help kick off the service club’s Canstruction food and money fundraising project for both local food banks. In its second year last fall, Canstruction raised 22,000 cans of food, collected by participants who used the
donated cans their teams raised to create works of art and engineering creativity at Orchard Park shopping centre. This year, Rotary hopes to collect 30,000 cans and $5,000 in cash donations. Grade 6 and 7 students at Dorothea Walker Elementary School embraced the contest last year, fundraising to collect the canned good donations and then using those cans for an artistic creation that won them several Canstruction awards. “There is a significant need in our community to help low-income children and families with good nutrition. This competition gives businesses and organizations the opportunity to strengthen their team-building while supporting a good cause,” said Dorothea Walker teacher Russ Bisc-
hoff who helped spearhead last year’s effort among his students. And the students are back again this year to participate in this year’s Canstruction event, setting the standard by which other organizations and businesses can and should measure themselves. Rotarian Robin Smith said he hopes up to 10 teams will take part this year, which will take place Feb. 6 to 13 next year at Orchard Park mall. The Canstruction idea originally started in New York City as architects and engineers got together to come up with an idea to give something back to their city, to help those in need. From that desire evolved Canstruction, combining the elements of fundraising and collecting food donations for people in need while full-
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Security hampered by lower wage earners To the editor: Local reporters have missed something that fails the smell test at our Kelowna International Airport. They duly reported that the city is planning to build a mega-million dollar security and customs centre at the airport. But, no one said boo when 20 security and customs people were laid off this year because the need for security had apparently decreased. So which is it? Has the need for security decreased at our international airport generating sur-
plus staff? Or has it increased to the point of needing a $5-million upgrade? A skeptical person might see this as an attempt to get rid of higher paid staff and replace them with low wage earners. The security contract is awarded to the lowest bid, and a new contractor is taking over soon. People who were near retirement have lost their pensions, so someone (Is it the city?) is saving money on the backs of loyal and trusted people. A more cynical view-
point would see the confusion among remaining security staff—i.e. the responsibilities of five managers are now carried by one—as a golden opportunity for criminal elements to expand their smuggling activities. Flights between Mexico and Kelowna are increasing dramatically giving the rich and powerful an opportunity to establish our city as a drug smuggler’s hub. So, a new low bid security contractor takes over and low paid workers replace former trusted staff, giving criminals
OCP amendment too easily able to be missed To the editor: Last week, the City of Kelowna ran a notice in the local newspapers advertising a public hearing on an Official Community Plan amendment as a result of the consultants’ report on the Downtown Plan Charrette. The ad reads: “The applicant is proposing OCP amendments to the Kelowna 2030 Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 10500 in relation to the Downtown Plan Charrette recommendations.” And that is all. Nowhere does the ad mention that the key recommendation is that the 19-storey building height limit in the downtown be increased to 26 storeys. I am searching for the correct adjective to describe the intent of the city in not fully informing the public as to what this
amendment is all about. I could call city staff incompetent but I know the people in the city clerk’s office to be reasonably intelligent. Should I instead call the city deceptive and imply that they deliberately concealed the controversial nature of the proposed amendment? That might be closer to the truth as I know that amendment enjoys considerable support on city council or it wouldn’t have gone to public hearing in the first place. I also know that at least one member of city council had expressed concern about potential opposition to this amendment given council’s previous experience with the public uproar over CD-21. I don’t know if I should go that far and accuse the city of deliberately concealing the content
of this amendment in order to not arouse the public and ensure its smooth passage, but the very least I can say is that the city was negligent in that it did not fully inform the public of its important content. I will therefore attempt to do this myself through this letter and inform people that there will be a public hearing beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the city hall council chambers where an amendment to the OCP will be presented to increase the maximum building height in downtown Kelowna from 19 to 26 storeys. I hope enough people show up to stop this travesty from ever becoming law. John Zeger, Kelowna
Olson revives death penalty talk To the editor: With the death of Clifford Olson, one sad and unnecessary chapter has closed, perhaps reopening interest in a renewed debate about the death penalty. To justify the return to the death penalty in Canada would only require a new category of crime. People like Clifford Olson who took more than one life in successive, consecutive or sequential crimes should not be permitted to live off the public purse. If a referendum would give us the choice to spare the lives of one-time kill-
ers, I could see the Canadian public pass a law for repeat killers. Many people expect the best in others and, therefore, can’t condemn an offenders to death for one horrendous crime. Even if several people died in one reckless car accident; even if a bank heist goes awry and more than one person dies; even if work place death were due to proven negligence or malice—this could all be explained and, perhaps, forgiven. Presently, there is not much point in reporting thefts, break-ins and min-
or crimes, because often nothing, or too little will be done. Many citizens weigh the time lost, due to criminal proceedings, the increase in insurance rates, the possibility of becoming a “target” for revenge prior to reporting any invasions of their domain. Let us hope that this new crime bill will contain some new, sensible crime categories, and much needed compassion and help for the victims who, until now, appear to be forgotten elements in the law circus. Sylvia Schoepf, West Kelowna
the opportunity to get their people in. The City of Kelowna pretends it is saving money, while assuaging our fears with an expensive new security building! We already know that bikers are firmly established in this town and the daylight professional gunning down of gang leaders in our city can be seen as a measure of the value of this territory to rich, powerful and violent people. The illegal drug trade is the single largest industry in B.C., with the marijuana trade alone competing for top spot.
So what better way to convince the good citizens of Kelowna that our power brokers are on top of the game than by building a multi-million dollar edifice to security. Unfortunately, getting rid of a big chunk of the existing security staff creates a hole in that story large enough to drive a truckload of drugs though. Gregory Teleglow, Kelowna
Phase out of HST will take far too long To the editor: Another 18 months of HST proves democracy isn’t working. The HST cost of $8.64 on a receipt for dog food caught my attention the other day. I thought to myself, didn’t we vote to get rid of the HST not so long ago? Why am I still paying it? It turns out B.C. will be paying HST for at least another 18 months because the government says it will take that long to switch back to the GST/PST. Seriously? It took two months to implement the brand new HST, so why wouldn’t it take that long or less to switch back to the GST/PST? Their reasons for it taking 18 months make no sense if one takes the time to read through their ‘action plan to return the GST/PST’ at www.fin.gov.bc.ca/pst-return.htm. The bottom line is that the B.C. Liberals are continuing their own revenue-gathering agenda for 18 months in contravention to what the majority of B.C. citizens voted for. Isn’t this a perfectly simple example of our failing democracy? Lisa Masini, Kelowna
Thanks for voting help To the editor: I wish to thank the FourChange.org group for helping me eliminate the four councillors that I will not vote for, and also to cement my vote for Mayor Sharon Shepard—and I do vote. Ian Morrison, Kelowna
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Students lead by example. The Grade 7 students at Dorothea Walker Elementary School are setting an example for both their peers and the rest of us in Kelowna through their participation in the Canstruction design and sculpture competition. An award winner last year for their efforts, the students are back again this year to participate in this annual public service project in support of the Salvation Army Food Bank and the Kelowna Community Food Bank. Building clever pieces of public art from donated cans of food is intended to raise awareness of the hunger problem in Kelowna and participating in an event to do something about it. “The best prize is the feeling of accomplishment for helping local families in need,” said Grade 7 Dorthea Walker student Sam McDonald.
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Reimer murder trial averted Kathy Michaels STAFF REPORTER
The man accused of the 2010 New Year’s Day killing of Joel Reimer entered a plea to a lesser charge last week, allowing him to avert a trial for second-degree murder. George Young, 31, pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing death and leaving the scene of an accident without offering aid. For those crimes he’ll be sentenced in December. Young was arrested
not long after Jan. 1 2010 when the body of Reimer, a Lake Country resident working in Alberta, was found under an idling minivan on the 300-block of Park Avenue. It’s believed that was where his body had been dragged after initial impact 400 meters away. Police were called to the general area of the crime scene an hour before the grisly discovery, to deal with a report of a disturbance. The complainant heard men screaming at
the corner of Lake Avenue and Pandosy Street and saw two pieces of luggage on the street. After the screaming subsided, the witness heard a vehicle speed by. That was, at the time, believed to be the point of impact. A warrant was issued for Young’s arrest in the days following the accident, and he was eventually picked up. Young’s criminal record in Kelowna dates back to December 1998 when he received a 75-day jail
sentence for two assault charges. In October 2000, he received a two-year jail sentence on two counts of aggravated assault. His next conviction for a violent offence came in July 2006, when he received a jail sentence of 2.5 years for two counts of aggravated assault and one count of assault with a weapon. His record also includes convictions for theft, possession of stolen property and break and enter.
Knife fight leads to an assault charge An altercation involving a knife has led to an aggravated assault charged against a 47-year-old West Kelowna man. The fight between a Kelowna man and the suspect took place on Old Ferry Wharf Road started at 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.
The RCMP were called to Bridge Hill just before 3 p.m. after the girlfriend of the 42-year-old male victim called 911 and said she was driving him to hospital. An ambulance took the injured man the rest of the way, as paramedics treated him for a slash
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ment of utilities and other services under the road and a revamp and beautification of the streetscape above ground, including sidewalks twice as wide as the current ones. A majority of merchants are in favour contributing 25 per cent of the cost of the beautification work. That amount is equal to about 10 per cent of the entire $14 .6, million initial budget, said Berry. With a spring start off the table, city staff will take a week or two to finalize a recommendation to council. They will be on hand, however, to answer questions from council about the open house at council’s next meeting, scheduled for Monday afternoon. Staff were originally scheduled to make a recommendation about timing of the work at Monday’s meeting. email@example.com
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The Kelowna Rockets never envisioned being without Brett Bulmer for the 2011-12 season. Then again, the Western Hockey League club didn’t expect Luke Schenn to catch on with the Toronto Maple Leafs as an 18-year-old in 2008. Such is the reality of today’s game where teenagers leave in September for National Hockey League training camps and, on occasion, don’t return. While it’s very early in the new campaign and the Rockets may yet see Bulmer in their uniform this season, he continues to stick with the Minnesota Wild. Three games into the NHL regular season, the 6-foot-3, 190-pound Prince George native is settling in on the club’s third line with Matt Cullen and Guillaume Latendresse. Bulmer played 13 minutes 35 seconds and recorded his first point, an assist, in a 2-1 loss to the Islanders on Monday night. On Tuesday in Ottawa, Bulmer played nearly 12
minutes and again displayed his agitating style, inciting Senators’ forward Jason Spezza to take a slashing penalty in the first period. Wild head coach Mike Yeo recently told Fox Sports North he was impressed with Bulmer’s tenacity and grit. “I was taken aback by how fearless this kid was,” Yeo said. “Most often when youngsters play in that league they are a little tentative... but not Brett— he came in with quite an edge. “He has this (pesky) side to him that drives players crazy. Being so tall he is able to poke the puck away with his reach and he is always yapping at players while he is doing it.” For Bulmer’s part, the 19-year-old insists he’s leaving nothing to chance in his bid to remain with the Wild for the entire 2011-12 campaign. “Every day is a new day for me to show that I belong here, and I’m not going to take anything for granted,” Bulmer told Fox Sports. “The guys here have
been really good to me and helped me feel very welcome. Now it’s my turn to go out there and help this team win, by working my hardest to get some results on the ice.” The Wild can play Bulmer in nine regular season games before deciding whether to return him to the Okanagan. If he does play in a 10th NHL game, then the first-year of Bulmer’s three-year entry level deal would officially kick in and he would most likely spend the entire season in Minny. As a 19-year-old, he cannot play in the American Hockey League this season, making the Rockets or the Wild the only options. Rocket Shots… The Rockets have a busy weekend ahead with three road games in as many nights. On Friday and Saturday, Kelowna will visit Marc Habscheid’s Victoria Royals for a weekend doubleheader. On Sunday, the Rockets will travel to Kamloops…The Rockets next home action is Thursday, Oct. 20 against the Vancouver Giants. firstname.lastname@example.org
MINNESOTA WILD forward Brett Bulmer (right) and teammate Matt Cullen celebrate Cullen’s third-period goal Monday night in Uniondale against the N.Y. Islanders.
Kelowna speedskaters are on the fast track to success of late Local speedskaters Jesse Keca, Jordan Rosborough and Chris Neykov tore up the short track ice last weekend at the Calgary Oval Oktoberfest short track competition.
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Okanagan Mission Huskies safety Sam Kwasnycia and teammate Alex Norman (right) leap to bat a pass away from a Kalamalka Lakers receiver in Okanagan AA Conference high school football action Friday at the Capital News Centre. The Lakers won 21-7, with Kawsnycia scoring OKM’s lone major. The Huskies, now 2-1, will take on Mt. Baker Saturday in Cranbrook. Doug Farrow/contributor
High school football’s Battle of the Bridge returns to the Apple Bowl Friday night when the Kelowna Owls take on the rival Mt. Boucherie Bears in Okanagan AAA action. Kick off is 6:30 p.m. At 2-0, the Owls are the conference’s only unbeaten team, while the Bears sit at 1-1. KSS coach Roy Anderson looks for the Bears, led by quarterback Joe Court, to use their passing game with regularity. “I expect them to fill the air with footballs,” said Anderson. “No one has really been able to run much on us yet, so I expect them to throw quite a bit. They have a really good quarterback and some good receivers.” The Bears are coming off their first loss of the regular season, 27-18 to the Golds last Friday night
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Owls tops at UBCO volleyball tourney The Kelowna Owls continue to live up to their billing as the top 4A team in B.C. high school girls tvolleyball. For the second straight year, the No. 1-ranked KSS squad struck gold at the UBC Okaganan Heatk
Ogopogo girls tourney. The Owls won the 40team event despite the absence of captain Kaitlyn Given who sat out the weekend with an injury. In Saturday’s final at UBCO, Kelowna took down Chilliwack’s High
Road Academy—the No. 1-ranked A team from Chilliwack—in two straight sets. It marked a measure of revenge for the Owls who dropped their first set of the year to High Road a day earlier in pool play.
“Amanda Hait and McCall Cappozzi both played extremely well in the middle, while serving and defensive specialists Breeanne Enright and Alia McLure Reynolds both came up with some key plays to help the
KELOWNA OWLS Cayte Wilson (middle) and Megan Peleshytyk (right) go for the block against Kelowna
Christian’s Sarah Roberts in quarterfinal action last weekend at the UBC Okanagan Heat-Ogopogo high school girls volleyball tournament.
High school hosts college hoops Immaculata Regional High School will serve as the host site for Canada West pre-season men’s basketball action on Thursday night. At 7 p.m., the UBC Okanagan Heat will play host to the University of Northern B.C. Timberwolves. Doors open at 6 p.m. There will be free pizza to all Nash League players who wear their Nash jerseys to the game. There will also be prizes for the team with the most players at the game. Half-time will feature pizza, contests and prizes.
Owls to victory in both sets,” said Owls coach Tony Sodaro. “Cayte Wilson played the match of her life and Gabby Down came in on the rightside to put up some huge blocks and provided the Owls with a huge boost of emotional energy that seemed to carry the team to new heights throughout the medal rounds. (Tournament MVP) Hillary Schell led all hitters throughout the entire tournament and provided some much needed veteran leadership that definitely carried the Owls to the championship.” After finishing second in pool play, the Owls downed Pen Hi 2-0 in the first round of the playoffs, then defeated Kelowna Christian 2-0 in the quarters. In the semifinals, KSS took down No. 3-ranked Clayton Heights with Schell and middle blocker Amanda Hait leading the way, along with some solid passing by libero Megan Witala and a balanced offensive attack orchestrated by Cayte Wilson. While Schell was named the tournament’s MVP, KSS teammates
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Livingston goes for the kill against Kalamalka in playoff action Saturday at UBCO. Wilson and Hait were named tournament allstars, along with Kelowna Christian’s Jasmine Randhawa, and Veronica Livingston of Immaculata. The KCS Knights finished in a tie for fifth after defeating Prince George in their final match on Saturday.
Immaculata finished in a tie for seventh place out of 15 teams in the top tier of the tournament. In the second tier of competition, the Rutland Voodoos finished in fourth place. This weekend, KSS will host the Best of the West Tournament, with 48 teams in each of the boys and girls draws.
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Bantam Rockets take two at own tourney The host Kelowna Advanced Powerline Rockets posted a 2-1-1 record at the Bantam Tier 1 Fall Ice Breaker Tournament held last weekend at Memorial and Rutland Arenas. The Rockets opened the eight-team tourney Friday afternoon with a 3-1 win over West Kootenay. Kelowna then fol-
lowed up later in the night playing to a 1-1 tie with Surrey. On Saturday, the Rockets handily defeated Abbotsford 6-2 to move to within a victory of advancing to the final. But in their last round robin game Sunday morning, the Rockets came out a little flat and dropped an 8-2 decision to Tri-Cit-
“Overall, I thought they played well as a team,” said Tim Carolei, a spokesman for the Rockets. “The girls came out a bit lackluster on Sunday, Tri-Cities scored 14 seconds in and that set the tone. “All in all we’re seeing massive improvement in the team, team spirit is
good and they’re gelling very well.” In the championship final on Sunday afternoon at Memorial, Prince George defeated Tri Cities 3-0. The Rockets return to Okanagan Mainline action Saturday when they travel to Kamloops. Kelowna’s next big tournament is the Wickhenheiser International Women’s Hockey Festival next month in Buranby.
KELOWNA ROCKETS bantam tier 1 player Breanna Berndsen carries the puck up ice, with teammate Logan Burd (right) following the play against Abbotsford during the Fall Ice Breaker Tournament Saturday at Rutland Arena. DOUG FARROW/CONTRIBUTOR
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The UBC Heat men’s volleyball team finished with a 1-4 record at the 2011 Cougar Invitational hosted last weekend at the University of Regina. The Heat opened the tournament on Friday afternoon losing to the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in straight
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only victory of the tournament with a five set win over the Bisons (28-26, 23-25, 25-22, 24-26, 1614). The Saturday evening matchup had the UBC Heat squaring off against the Bobcats with Brandon the 2011 CIS national silver medalists, winning in four sets (25-19, 25-27, 25-11, 25-22). Sunday morning the Heat faced off versus the host University of Regina Cougars, with the host not being so gracious and sweeping the Heat in straight sets (25-15, 2519, 25-10). The weekend was about survival for the Heat as they played five matches in less than 48 hours versus top level competition. In addition to the tough schedule, they went into the tournament shorthanded as Preston Tucker and Greg Niemantsverdriet, both starters, were unable to go as they continue to rehab from injury. Greg’s shoulder woes continue to plague the third year hitter and captain Tucker has only
been performing volleyball activities for a couple of weeks. Heat coach Greg Poitras was able to utilize the number of matches in a short period of time and allow a number of players to experience the level of volleyball they are going to see this year. “The key for us was to focus on learning, and understand that there are some experienced teams out there that have been through season after season of Canada West volleyball,” said Poitras, “our (plan for this weekend) was to look at different options and get guys on the floor.” The Heat men are back in action tonight (Thursday) when they play the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in an exhibition match at 7:30 p.m. at George Elliot Secondary in Lake Country. The Heat will face off versus the Huskies again on Sunday this time at the gymnasium on UBC’s Okanagan campus at 11 a.m.
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Ok Rockets Locals medal at Sask Skate Invitational host Silvertips The Okanagan Rockets will take a .500 record into this weekend’s action in the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League. The Rockets (3-3-0) will host the North Island Silvertips on Saturday at 3 p.m., and Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Capital News Centre. The ‘Tips are 2-2-0. Okanagan is in fifth spot in the BCMML, but just two points out of top spot where there is a threeteam logjam. The Rockets are coming off a split with the Kootenay Ice last weekend in Nelson. Despite outshooting the ice 44-17 on Saturday, the Rockets lost 5-4. Justin Marreck scored twice in the loss, while Harlan Orr and captain f
Josh Ellis scored for the Rockets who were guilty of some undisciplined play. Okanagan rebounded in a big way on Sunday with a 7-0 drubbing of Kootenay. The Rockets received a pair of goals from Mitchell Cook , while Justin Marreck, Mackenzie Ferner, Parker Bowles and Drayden Larsen added singles. For Mackezie Ferner and Drayden Larsen, it was their first ever BCMML goals. Harrison Whitlock made his second start of the season in goal for the Rockets and stopped 17 shots for his first MML shutout. Whitlock is now 2-0-0 on the season with a 2.00 GAA and .907 save percentage.
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The Kelowna Skating Club and BMO Kelowna Centre for Skating Excellence were well represented over the Thanksgiving weekend at the Sask Skate Invitational and Sask Open Freeskate events. The 14 Kelowna skaters who made the trip to Saskatoon made a huge impact, returning home with seven medals in total. The Sask Skate Invitational featured top skaters from BC through Manitoba. Skaters were selected to the BC Team for the event based on results at
BC/YT Summerskate. A highlight for Team BC and the Kelowna contingent occurred in the Novice Women’s event, as local skaters swept the podium. Kelowna’s Jayda Jurome landed two triple jumps in her freeskate program in winning the event with a total of 94.37 points, while club mate Cailey England took the silver medal with 91.56. Haley Sales won bronze with 80.53 points, while Lauren Rutherglen finished in 12th in the field of 24 skaters. The Pre-Novice
Women’s event was a near photo-finish as just over seven points separated the top -sevenskaters. Less than a point shy of winning the event, Dana Bobyn finished second with a total of 78.29 points. Julianne Delaurier’s total of 76.27 was good for the bronze medal, while team mates Priscilla Sabang and Monika Randall would finish in fourth and fifth, respectively. At the Junior level, 15 year-old Makayla Randall finished less than a point off the podium with 96.44 points and a fourth place
finish. Morgan Jmaiff won the bronze medal at the Senior Women’s level, while Cambria Little finished fourth. The Pre-Juvenile Women’s event represented the first outing as representatives of Team B.C. for 10-year-old Rochelle Reeve and 11 yearold Kristen Ciurka. The young skaters rose to the challenge with good performances and solid placements of fifth and eighth, respectively, in a field of 17 skaters. Meanwhile, in the Sask Open event, Victoria
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Waterfront plan adopted by council Wade Paterson STAFF REPORTER
District of West Kelowna council made a splash of progress by adopting an official Waterfront Plan on Tuesday. The purpose of a waterfront plan is to help guide future decision-making regarding the preservation and development of the district’s waterfront. The plan will assist the district in prioritizing short, medium and longterm investments to the waterfront and will facilitate budget planning, acquisition strategies, public realm improvements and development directions over the next 20 years. But not all of the councillors were thrilled with the document. Carol Zanon “I’m not sure where to start, but I will say that this plan has some vision, but it doesn’t have my vision,” said Coun. Carol Zanon. “It is enhancement, but it’s not economic. Parks are good but they don’t bring in the revenue. It’s another one of these living documents, so I can live with it, but I do feel very disappointed.” Coun. Gord Milsom Gord Milsom said he was satisfied with the plan. “It’s a long-term, 50-year plan and it gives us some actionable items that we can work on right away. It seems the public are in agreement with our direction,” he said. The goal of the plan is to develop a vision for the waterfront by identifying opportunities to expand the economic base and public spaces while protecting environmentally sensitive areas with and adjacent to Okanagan Lake. Mayor Doug Findlater said that he’s happy that this document is moving forward. “This has been a long haul; this has gone on 15 months. I think we’ve got a bit of a consensus or compromised document here. There are different views, different visions around this table and in the community, but I think it’s time to adopt it,” said Findlater. “It shows us a path, a way forward. Things can be changed as it goes along. There is a template here to move forward and lots of good ideas.” firstname.lastname@example.org
PUMPED UP…Kelowna-Westside MLA Ben Stewart has his blood pressure checked last Friday by first year nursing student
Amanda Charles at Okanagan College. The event at the Kelowna campus was held to promote how OC students will now be able to take their first two years of the four-year bachelor of science in nursing program at the college before transferring to UBC Okanagan. The province provided the post-secondary institutions with a combined $2 million to start up the program.
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Lekstrom will be seeing more letters Wade Paterson STAFF REPORTER
B.C. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Blair Lekstrom can expect a few more letters in his mailbox in the coming weeks. On Oct. 6, the Okanagan Basin Water Board reported that it would be sending a letter to the B.C. government, which would encourage protection of the Rose Valley Reservoir. The board stated that they are concerned that the lands should remain
in public hands to ensure ongoing protection of the reservoir’s drinking water. On Tuesday, West Kelowna council unanimously agreed to send another letter to Lekstrom, requesting him to appear before council to discuss issues surrounding the land swap. Couns. Gord Milsom and Rosalind Neis felt that more needed to be done than simply sending another letter. “It’s kind of frustrating to sit and wait and hear that they’re coming
at some point but we don’t know when that’s going to come,” said Milsom. Milsom said that it would be a good idea to consider booking a bigger venue, such as Royal LePage Place, to accommodate the large number of community members who would likely be interested in attending when Lekstrom attends. Neis suggested booking the facility immediately. She, unsuccessfully, made a motion to direct staff to pick a date and a
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venue and tell the minister to attend on that date. “Minister Lekstrom has said that he’s coming. But unless there’s a date, he’s not coming. “I think his role as an elected official is to attend at the request of municipalities that have issues with regards to his ministry,” said Neis. The rest of council didn’t believe that providing the province with an ultimatum was the best course of action. “I can understand the spirit behind the sugges-
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W ROAD RAGE
Controlling your anger at slow drivers Event to focus on health and I don’t derive sadistic pleasure from picking on my friends. But from time to time, I stumble upon a column topic when a friend shares a driving experience with me. The views I express in my column are not always complimentary about the friend’s driving behaviour or driving attitude. It doesn’t happen often enough, I don’t think, that those close to me are cautious about what they share with me in casual conversation. While I am not shy
Paul Hergott about naming names in my column, I do protect a friend’s identity when using them for column topics. Only those close to me could figure out who they are. I’ve got a bit of an exception this time, and I confess that I’m feeling a bit nervous about it.
You see, even without actually naming her but referring to her as “my wife,” I’m considerably narrowing who I could be referring to. Aside from the prospect of having to set up a mattress in the shed for a few days, I rely quite heavily on my wife to help me brainstorm column topics. I’d hate to do anything to compromise her willingness to continue doing so. It was exactly in the context of trying to be helpful when I got the call. She was calling from
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DISTRICT OF WEST KELOWNA Grant-in-Aid Applications The District of West Kelowna recognizes that valued contributions are being provided through the volunteer efforts of community organizations & agencies on behalf of our citizens. Grant funding demonstrates Council’s commitment to working with groups that provide these programs, services or projects to the community while, at the same time, recognizing the financial constraints impacting the District’s ability to provide funding. All grant applications are to be directed to the Manager of Finance by October 31 of each year to ensure they are incorporated into the annual budget. All applications must be on the grant application form & accompanied by the following information and documentation: 1. 2. 3. 4.
The service the organization provides to the community The amount of the financial assistance required The benefits in the community to result from the grant A detailed proposed budget for the current year & a list of all other grants & donations 5. Financial statements from the immediately preceding fiscal year For further information please contact the Manager of Finance at (778) 797-8855 or visit our website at www.districtofwestkelowna.ca under Mayor and Council/Council Policies.
her vehicle. Yes, hands free, as she knows my opinions about that. Talking on a cell phone while driving is dangerous, regardless of whether or not you’re using a hands free device. It’s not your lack of access to the hand holding a handheld device that’s dangerous; it’s your lack of access to that part of your brain engaging in a conversation that is the problem. And yes, it is different from talking to someone who is in the vehicle with you. Do some research on the subject if you don’t believe me. Anyway, my wife had called excited about having a column topic for me, although I don’t know if her tone of voice at the time could better be described as “irritated” instead of “excited.” “You should write about the danger caused by people driving too slow and causing road rage,” she said. My wife had been following someone driving 40 kms/hour in a 50 kms/ hour zone, the slow driver clearly unsure of where he or she was going, slowing at intersections to read street signs. My wife had been sufficiently irritated by the slow driver to use the expression “road rage” when suggesting the column topic to me, though I trust that she had been able to contain her feelings so as not to result in any road rage driving behaviour. Can you see how I could not resist this column topic? Driving 40 in a 50 zone is not dangerous. Allowing yourself to become agitated because you are held back from driving the posted speed limit, now that’s dangerous. I brought up my wife’s suggested col-
umn topic with friends a few evenings ago, to tease my wife. A friend told of recently seeing a pickup truck riding the back wheel of a scooter that was at its full speed, 70 kms/hour, in the fast lane between Kelowna and Westbank. The scooter had temporarily gone into the fast lane to pass even slower traffic. The pick-up driver was irritated by being temporarily held back from the typically 90 kms/hour plus flow of traffic along that stretch of highway (posted limit 80 kms/hour). He showed his irritation by putting the scooter driver’s life in danger. What is it that leads many of us to have those intense feelings of irritation when another driver temporarily holds us back? How can we ever allow those feelings to cause us to behave in such dangerous ways? I challenge us all to be conscious of feelings of impatience and aggravation when driving. Consciously recognizing those feelings as they come on might be a good first step. As they arise, perhaps we can consider rationally how irrational those feelings are! Perhaps a local psychologist might step in with a letter to the editor. I can see the problem, but I have zero psychological expertise to recommend how to fix it. Perhaps some group counselling sessions might be in order. This column is intended to provide general information about injury claims. It is not a substitute for retaining a lawyer to provide legal advice specifically pertaining to your case. Paul Hergott is a lawyer at Hergott Law in West Kelowna. email@example.com
This Saturday, West Kelowna residents will get the chance to find out exactly what the doctor ordered at the Health and Wellness Fair at Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School. The fair runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and features four guest speakers. At 10 a.m., Shelley Pennington from the B.C. Cancer Agency will speak about cancer patient and family counseling. After that, Drs. Kevin and Susan Holroyd, of Holroyd Family Chiropractic, will speak at 10:45 a.m. At 11:30 a.m., Dr. Andrew DePieri will unveil some of his newest information on anti-aging medicine and the speakers list will be capped off by Lisa Kilgour who has been voted B.C.’s favourite nutritionist. Her talk will begin at 1 p.m. The Health and Wellness Fair, which is hosted by Our Lady of Lourdes Parish and Westside Health Network Society, is completely free of charge. There will be free screenings and assessments on spinal function, vision, hearing, blood pressure, blood sugar and oral health. The fair will also provide information, displays and demonstrations on: Exercise and physical fitness, massage therapy, weight management, cancer prevention, bioidentical hormones, retirement living and health aids. Muffins and coffee will be available for those who attend at 9:30 a.m. Visitors can also purchase a lunch at the event.
Forest fire fuels sweep cleanup for public lands The last of the Crown and municipal properties in the District of West Kelowna are being cleared of forest fire fuels. Starting this week, public-owned land on Glenrosa, Rose Valley and Corine Roads as well as behind the school district works yard will be cleared of debris. The wood waste will be chipped during daylight hours, because open burning is not permitted in the municipality prior to Oct. 15. The work is being done in addition to 10 other properties that were cleared in the spring, thanks to a $209,175
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grant provided through the Union of B.C. Municipalities’ Operational Fuel Management Program. Fire Chief Wayne Schnitzler said the work on Crown and municipally owned land has made West Kelowna safer from the threat of forest fire, but the mitigation effort on public-owned land is only one component of wildfire prevention. “We must now continue to encourage private land owners to help in these efforts by keeping their own properties clear of forest fire debris,” said Schnitzler. “The fire department is able to come out to homes in West Kelowna and conduct assessments that will help residents prioritize the work that can be done to guard their properties against forest fire.” Property owners can call 250-769-1640 (ext. 5) to schedule an assessment, which will assist in prioritizing forest fuel mitigation work. Helpful information is also available online. The Homeowner’s Fire Smart Manual can be downloaded from www.districtofwestkelowna.ca under Our Community/Wildfire Risk Reduction.
Capital News Thursday, October 13, 2011
W BALLET KELOWNA
Performance that will shatter stereotypes
KELOWNA MUSICIAN Dan Bremnes is heading out on the road for a tour of Alberta. He will return for a concert in Kelowna on Nov. 3.
W CHRISTIAN ROCK
Kelowna singer finds his musical niche Jennifer Smith STAFF REPORTER
Ask Kelowna-based musician Dan Bremnes about his first big gig and he’ll tell you only about 10 people showed up. He was playing a sideline show for Avalanche, an event held here in Kelowna, though he was still living in his native Salmon Arm. Ed’s Private Jet, later renamed Stutterfly and more recently Secret and Whisper, were also on the bill, as was Greg Sczebel. “You wouldn’t want to learn in front of huge crowds anyway,” Bremnes says with the smile of those who’ve suffered the deafening microphone
wheeze from the performer’s side of the fence. If those little gigs in shady bars, or in his case high school hangouts, are good for anything more than uncomfortable memories, it also affirms the knowledge that such horrifying experiences might just be a thing of the past. Adding fuel to that belief for Bremnes was winning the Praise 106.5 FM Talent Search last spring. That led him to headline for Downhere and Lincoln Brewster in front of 2,000 people at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre. Coming out of Salmon Arm, Bremnes says his journey into the Christian Rock genre has been
a very smooth road and a natural way for him to get noticed as a musician as his father is a preacher in the Living Waters Church in their town; so he’s more likely to have the connections. “I guess the songs came out of my life and what was going on in my life. My faith is a huge part of my life, so it just makes sense,” he says. He grew up playing shows with Sczebel, a gospel musician whose second album won Christian/Gospel Album of the year at the 2011 Juno Awards, and Kamloopsbased Heather Clark, a top touring Christian artist who plays Europe and the U.S.
Now with six nominations for the Canadian Gospel Music Awards and a nomination for a Western Canadian Music Award to his own name, Bremnes is certainly establishing himself as a force in the genre. Playing Kelowna on Nov. 2 with Jodi King, Bremnes said he’s looking forward to doing music full-time out of the Central Okanagan. Both he and his wife relocated to the area after touring Australia earlier this year in order to find work. But since the music has gone so well for him of late, he recently gave up serving at Eastside Mario’s to tackle his real
passion while his wife runs a wedding photography business here in town (Bremnesphotography.com). “This has been the dream for a long time, so it’s pretty exciting,” Bremnes said. He noted that Eastside Mario’s was as accommodating an employer as he could ever have hoped for as he tried to get his music career off the ground. To check out his music on line fans can go to www.danbremenes.com. The concert in Kelowna takes place Nov. 3 at The House, 1-240 Lougheed Rd. firstname.lastname@example.org
“You can’t turn your TV on these days without realizing the remarkable resurgence of dance. It’s a prime time favourite, but even better, now we can watch that energy and athleticism come alive on our own stage.” That is how Jamie Maw, president of Ballet Kelowna, views the start of the 2011-12 season by smashing the stereotypes of ballet with a mosaic of dances in the ballet dance production Breaking Boundaries. “Expect vivid interpretations and lasting impressions,” said Ballet Kelowna artistic director David LaHay. LaHay said he has assembled this collection of performances not only to showcase the talent of Ballet Kelowna’s professional corps of dancers but also to encourage “our growing audience that is highly receptive to innovation.” And Breaking Boundaries is shaping up to be innovative. This year’s newest commission, North Shore by Montreal choreographer Shawn Hounsell, is an avantgarde work of intense physicality and passion that challenges the deep and complex music of British composer Gavin Bryars. Le Blanc, by Paul Destrooper, presents a light-hearted look into an auspicious park bench meeting where a couple meets, flirts and then falls in love. Combining lyrical and neo-classical choreography, D.A. Hoskins’ work gives audiences a modern but sophisticated dance paired with Ralph Vaughan Williams’ hauntingly beautiful music in The Lark Ascending. The timeless and classical choreography of Marius Petipa will mesmerize audiences with its physical and technical demands with an exciting pas de deux from Don Quixote. And inspired by composer Benjamin Britten’s homage to his music teacher Frank Bridge, Lahay has created a new work that sees classical technique made edgier with neo-classical and jazz based nuances. “I’m so very excited that our dancers are being challenged with this new energy, from some of today’s most dynamic and innovative Canadian choreographers,” enthused LaHay. “From the transcendentally uplifting modern choreography of The Lark Ascending to the physically and emotionally demanding movement of North Shore, Breaking Boundaries is what today’s dance is all about —finding new and relevant ways to explore universal themes.” This year, Ballet Kelowna subscribers will see a full entertainment starting with Breaking Boundaries and followed by The Nutcracker, presented with The Canadian School of Ballet, the National Ballet of Cuba on their North American tour and the Kelowna BalSee Shatter B4
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let spring performance, A Grand Passion. Season subscriptions are now available for the 2011-12 season through Select Your Tickets, 250762-5050, www.selectyourtickets.com. Subscription holders will be entered to win a $500 gift certificate at the Orchard Park Shopping Centre. For more information or for individual tickets for performances visit www.balletkelowna.ca. One of Canada’s 10 professional dance companies, Ballet Kelowna’s mission is to inspire, educate and entertain through the energy and artistry of dance.
ONE OF Canada’s 10 professional dance companies, Ballet Kelowna’s mission is to inspire, educate and entertain through the energy and artistry of dance.
Actors Studio opens Desire Wednesday was opening night for the Kelowna Actors Studio stage presentation of arguably the best dramatic play written in the 20th Century. A Streetcar Named Desire, written by Tennessee Williams, has enjoyed phenomenal success on
Broadway and through its various productions in movies and television. Set in the steamy French Quarter of New Orleans, the play follows the nervous adventures of a faded Southern belle, Blanche DuBois. Her journey of deli-
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cate indiscretions, lost dreams and brutish actions leads Blance to madness aided by her brotherin-law, Stanley Kawalski, a role that Marlon Brando gained worldwide fame from playing in the original movie production of the play. The play will run at the KAS theatre on Ellis Street until Oct. 29. For showtimes see the website www.kelownactorsstudio.com.
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November 19 is election day for our municipal governments and there are advance polls Nov. 9, 16, 17 and 18 as well. You can even apply
GETTING INVOLVED IN THE POLITICAL PROCESS WILL INCREASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND ENTHUSIASM FOR OUR DEMOCRATIC PROCESS.
online for a mail-in ballot. You can vote in another way, by giving of your time and/or money in support of a candidate running for mayor or council. Getting involved in the political process will increase your knowledge and enthusiasm for our democratic process. Does this sound scary? Maybe you have no idea about the kinds of things you can do as a volunteer between now and Nov. 19. Here are some ideas: Many candidates have campaign offices. You could greet visitors, answer phones, help with mail outs and hand out promotion materials. You could receive training and field questions.
If your forte is in the kitchen, why not bake or bring fruit to keep the other volunteers going? Signs need to be erected before the election and then collected again afterwards. You can skip your workout at the gym on sign moving days. Door-to-door canvassers typically work in pairs and speak to people at their homes about the candidate. Materials are given out and questions can be recorded for the candidate to answer. You will receive training if this type of volunteering is new to you. Are you very personable on the phone? There is a role for you in calling previously identified supporters of the candidate to provide information and to encourage them to vote. Again, training will be provided. Have car will travel— on election day, you could pick up voters, drive them to the polls and return them home. A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required. Contact the candidate of your choice and offer your time and financial backing. Every vote and every dollar counts, so don’t sell yourself short. Dawn Wilkinson is the coordinator for the Community Information and Volunteer Centre. 250-763-8008, ext 24 firstname.lastname@example.org
Award for Packinghouse The Laurel Packinghouse rehabilitation project has been recognized with an Award of Honour from Heritage B.C. The Heritage Conservation Award of Honour was presented to the City of Kelowna, Kelowna Museums Society, architect Jim Meiklejohn and Sawchuck Developments at a ceremony held at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Burnaby on Sept. 30. “It was very gratifying to be recognized for this complex project,” said Randy Cleveland, director of infrastructure planning for the City of Kelowna. “Heritage B.C. recognized how challenging it was to complete the necessary structural upgrades while maintaining— and in many cases improving—the heritage components of the Laurel Packinghouse.” The $2.5-million renovation and transformation of the historic building located in the heart of the Cultural District re-opened to the public in November 2010 after a year of renovation work. A structural review in 2008 determined that the building was not structurally sound. The work included strengthening the overall structure while creating more
public space and improved conditions for the museum exhibitions. “The rehabilitation really managed to balance the old with the new,” said Kelowna Mayor Sharon Shepherd. “This is Kelowna’s original heritage property and it was extremely important to make sure it was preserved for future generations, while continuing to be a comfortable gathering place in our Cultural District.” Built in 1917, The Laurel Packinghouse is one of the oldest packing houses in Western Canada. It was originally constructed from bricks made of clay from Knox Mountain and operated as a fruit packinghouse into the 1970s. It is a nationally designated heritage landmark that now offers meeting spaces and is home to the B.C. Orchard Industry and B.C. Wine Museums and VQA Wine Shop. What wasn’t added, however, was air conditioning, something noted during the summer by several people including Mayor Sharon Shepherd. For more information about Laurel Packinghouse history and events, visit laurelpackinghouse.ca.
Capital News Thursday, October 13, 2011
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or those of you that have been demanding a movie about ornithology, The Big Year is for you. This new comedy is the story of three bird watchers played by Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson, each of whom is suffering a different personal crisis. Their common solution is to go on a yearlong misadventure on a quest to outdo each other by finding the most species of birds in North America. Filmed in the Lower Mainland and partially in Osoyoos, The Big Year’s impressive cast also includes Anjelica Huston, Jim Parsons, JoBeth Williams, Brian Dennehy, Rashida Jones, Joel McHale and Diane Wiest. Rated General with a warning of coarse language. It is hard to believe that the original Footloose was released almost 30 years ago. However, a recent news story about a New Hampshire high school banning dances seems to indicate that the subject matter is still timely. The story is the same as the original about a city boy who moves to a conservative small town that has banned dancing a rock music. r Newcomer Kenny Wormald takes on the iconic Kevin Bacon role with Julianne Hough (Dancing With the Stars), Dennis Quaid and Andie MacDowell rounding out the cast. Rated PG with a warning of violence and coarse language. Although The Thing may seem like a remake of the 1982 John Carpenter classic (which in turn was a remake of the 1951 original), this latest version is actually a prequel, taking place immediately prior to its namesake. The story follows a team of Norwegian and American scientists who discover an alien buried rdeep in the ice of Antarctica, realizing too late that it is still alive and is consuming and imitating the team members. t The producers, who
PARTIALLY FILMED in Osoyoos, The BigYear stars (from left) Owen Wilson, Steve Martin and Jack Black. had already remade Dawn Of The Dead, did not feel they would do themselves or the Carpenter original justice by remaking it, so they decided to hire Ronald D. Moore (who reimagined Battlestar Galactica) to write a prequel.
Rated 18A with a warning of explicit violence. Specialty films showing over the next week include The First Grader tonight at 7 p.m. & Snow Flower and the Secret Fan next Thursday at 7 p.m.,
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ruth be told, I Max is played by CanaBEHIND THE went to see Reel dian Dakota Goyo, who is SCREEN actually 12 and began at the Steel because I’m a big fan of Hugh age of 5 in commercials. Jackman, but I came He is wonderful in this out as a real fan of the film as he breaks through movie. the tough shell that Charlie Charlie Kenton Susan has created for himself. (Jackman) is down on Charlie’s love interSteen his luck in this movie est Bailey, played by Evanstoryline about the fugeline Lilly, another Canature where robots are the main attraction dian, who was discovered by the Ford in the fight world—a good thing perhaps Modeling Agency right here in Kelowna, as us Baby Boomers would have probis probably best known for her role in the ably sucked up all the available health television series Lost. care funds. This movie had me at the first scene Hugh Jackman, 42, was born in Syd- and never let go. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, ney, Australia. He is recently known for you’ll root for the underdog and at some the X-Men series and ironically his fapoint you’ll forget that Atom is a robot. ther was a boxing champ in the British No longer just dented metal, he’ll beArmy. Jackman worked with Sugar Ray come every person who goes up against Leonard to get ready for his part in Reel something bigger and stronger than Steel themselves and you’re be right there with This is a show about second (third this piece of real steel every step of the and fourth) chances, determination and way. grit, or as my mother would have called I haven’t a clue how they made this it, stubbornness. film, and it doesn’t matter…it’s the best It’s about love, loss, redemption and Spielberg has done in quite some time. never giving up as we see Kenton teamIn 2011, Spielberg has given us Cowing up with his 11-year-old son Max, boys And Aliens, Real Steel, The Adwhom he’s never met and doesn’t know, just about the time he’s ready to throw any good part of his life away. See Steen B7
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Hollywood musical classics return Davis from B5 sic film nights next week: Singin’ In The Rain shows Wednesday and West Side Story shows Thursday, both starting at 7 p.m.
And finally, the Westbank Lions and the Capitol Theatre are hosting a free screening of of the DVD made at August’s Royal Revival of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Admission is free but
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Halloween family fun night planned Sherry Myers CONTRIBUTOR
My husband Jim Myers and I are organizing a fun free event for Monday, Oct. 31, to celebrate Halloween. A family fun night will take place at the Ab-
bey Primary School, 228 Valley Rd. in Glenmore, from 6 to 8 p.m. Mickey Mouse is scheduled to make an appearance and there will also be a large walk through maze, bouncy castle, popcorn, pumpkin decorating, cotton candy,
hot drinks, candy apples and, a trunk and treat; The trunk and treat activity is where volunteers decorate the trunks of their vehicles and have candy in there. The vehicles are all parked in row, allowing the kids to walk by and re-
Steen from B6 ventures of Tintin (due out December 23) and War Horse , due out in December as well. In 2012 he’ll give us Men In Black 111 and Lincoln. He’s a busy guy. One of the best lines in the film, is from a dialogue with Max and Charlie: Max: “You sold me.” Charlie: “ It sounds worse than it is.” Real Steel has an easy 5 reels and while there is some swearing, it’s rated PG-13 and it will leave you smiling and good news, no humans were injured in the making of this movie…well maybe a couple of fight scenes, but no bones were broken. Susan Steen is executive director of the Central Okanagan Hospice Association and a self-confessed movie buff.
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Playwright and author to speak at forum organized by UBC Okanagan The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus Department of Creative Studies will present an evening with Shawn Macdonald tonight as part of its 2011-12 Visiting Author Series.
Macdonald is an actor, theatre instructor and multi award winning playwright from Vancouver. His plays—the provocative hit Prodigal Son and the comedy World’s Greatest Guy—
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Arts Club Theatre, an interactive program for young playwrights. As an actor, Macdonald has worked in a wide variety of theatrical and television productions.
Macdonald will speak at 7 p.m. at the Okanagan Regional Library in downtown Kelowna. The event is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Faculty of Creative and
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Yet another new addition to West Kelowna’s growing commercial core was the grand opening of the new Future Shop store last Friday morning at 3600 Carrington Rd. just off Highway 97 within a new Westbank First Nations commercial development. The new store is the 149th store in the Future Shop chain, and the second in the Central Okanagan. As part of the ribbon cutting festivities, a $5,000 donation was made by Future Shop to the Okanagan Boys & Girls Club.
CLOCKWISE from bottom left: Westside First Nations band councillor Mickey Werstuik handles the ribbon cutting chore to officially open the new Future Shop in West Kelowna; the lineup to get into the store last Friday morning; Jacob Bown and Mike Bown were among the first in line; Reid Pratley brought along a blanket and chair to be comfortable after arriving at 11 p.m. on Thursday to take up his place at the front of the line; Future Shop staff were excited about the new store opening and the opportunity it provided them to find jobs. To have your event covered, contact Wade Paterson at the Capital News, 250-763-3212.
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Born December 9, 1925 in Guard Bridge, Scotland passed away October 4, 2011 in Kelowna at the age of 85 years. She was predeceased by her daughter Carol and is survived by her children Alastair (Brenda), Lynda (Vic); six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 13th at Sun Pointe Village, 700 Rutland Road North.
Wyonne Hazel Moseanko went to be with the Lord on October 7, 2011 at the age of 79. Survived by her loving husband, Walter; three daughters, Janet (Don) of Lindell Beach, Joanne (Barry) of Kelowna and Kathie (Cord) of Kelowna; two sons, Danny (Lynn) of Williams Lake and Evan of Kelowna, stepson Jeffrey of Chilliwack and stepdaughter, Tracy of Chilliwack, nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Sadly predeceased by her daughter, Kim (Miles). A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 1305 Highway 33 W. in Kelowna. Cremation, interment to follow at a later date. In lieu of ﬂowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choosing.
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DEIDRICH (DICK) BERGEN Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 9 at the Kelowna General Hospital. He is predeceased by his parents, sister Mary and great grandbaby Noah. He is survived by wife Olga of 57 years, son Clayton (Carin), granddaughter Larissa (Brad), grandson Philip, 2 brothers, 3 sisters and many nieces and nephews. Dick was born April 1st, 1924 in Plum Coulee, MB, and lived in Winnipeg, MB, until retirement to Kelowna in 1990. His career spanned from construction to real estate and he started Bergen Realty 1971. His passion was God, family, church,The Gideons, baseball, singing and staying in shape. His memory for names was amazing and he would often recognize friends and clients years later. Thank you to Dr. McCloskey and the nurses on 4B who took such great care of him in the last few days. In lieu of ﬂowers, memorial donations may be made to Freedom in Christ Canada (www.ﬁcm.ca). Funeral service will be held at Springﬁeld Funeral Home, 2020 Springﬁeld Road on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 10:00 am. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springﬁeldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.
Sue Ross (Good) Sue died October 2, 2011 in her home at Castle Wood Village in Castlegar, BC at the f ll age off 84 84. Sh She passedd peacefully surrounded by her family. She was born in 1927 into the family of Susan and Thomas Marsh in Tra Transcona, MB. She is predeceased by her husband Ken Ross, and her siblings Thomas, Henry and Phyllis Marsh. She is survived by her second husband Bill Good, and her sons and their families: Rob and Lavonne, Jim and Pam, Dave and Nadine, Stephen and Carolyn, and her grandchildren Grant, Jayce, Josh, Sam and Tom. Sue lived her life in service to God, taking her joy in the love of her family and friends. Her loving kindness and gracious spirit remain an inspiration. There will be a memorial service at 1 pm October 15, 2011 at the Fireside Inn, 1810 - 8th Ave. Castlegar. Please join us in paying last respects and remembering Sue’s life. In lieu of ﬂowers you may wish to donate to the Canadian Red Cross.
I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. John 11: 25-26 Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springﬁeldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.
SLADEN, GWENDOLYN Gwendolyn Sladen (nee Dodd) was born in 1911. She attended school in Salmon Arm where she married Cecil Sladen. The couple had ﬁve children. David who predeceased her in Dec. 1999, Gordon who lives in Oyama with his wife Katie, Marilyn, also in Oyama with her husband Grant Hinchey, Elaine in Kelowna and
Victor in Ellison with his wife Linda. Gwen is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren, a brother, Al Dodd in Port Alberni and numerous nieces and nephews. The family moved to Rossland B.C. in 1937 and then to Kelowna in 1945. Gwen was very active in the First United Church, Kelowna, Rebekah Lodge, and later, The Order of the Eastern Star. Her ﬁrst love and priority was family. She was a very devoted mother and grandmother. She painted beautifully and was an accomplished seamstress and knitter. She met life’s challenges with a positive attitude and a sense of humour. She was the centre of her large family,most of whom have visited her in her 100th year. She will be greatly missed. Following a stroke on October 3rd, surrounded by her family in her last days, she passed away Oct. 9th at the age of 99 yrs 10 months. A service to celebrate the life of Gwendolyn Sladen will be held on Friday October 14th at 1:30 p.m. at First United Church, 721 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. In lieu of ﬂowers donations can be made to the First United Church Kelowna or to the C.N.I.B. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mem.com. Arrangements in care of First Memorial Funeral Services, (250) 762-2299.
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• Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades • Yard Maintenance • Fences, Decks • Tile • Graffiti Removal
North End Moving Services
Local or Long Distance Polite & Professional
Ph: 250-869-0697 Cell 250-470-9498
Repair, Replace, Remodel. All Home & Office Reno’s. No Job Too Big or Small
Deck & Rail Kelowna
Serving the Okanagan 14 yrs. Vinyl Decking up to 80 mil., Modular Flooring, Aluminum, Glass, Topless, Picket Railings, Fences & Gates. Free Estimates
Order now for Christmas & get free wood dove tail soft close drawers, full extension
Free In Home Estimates
Now booking for irrigation blow-outs, repairs & installs. Patti
No load too small • BARK MULCH • SAND • GRAVEL • YARD CLEAN-UP • JUNK REMOVAL LIGHT FLAT-DECK Nick Nixon - Trish Nebot Cell 250-862-0821 Ofﬁce 250-765-2778
On select colors only | Installation available
Natural Stone Surfaces All One Piece Laminate
Visit our showroom at THE AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm Family owned & operated for over 40 years
A & S Electric
TREMBLAY’S EXCAVATING LTD.
Residential & Commercial Wiring, New Construction, Renovations & Service Changes. Complete telephone & data cabling services, Prompt quality service. Licensed & Bonded Call Steve 250-864-2099
Handyman Services Fencing, Painting, Concrete, House and Yard Maintenance & Repair, Lawnmower Tuneups Worksafe Registered
250-863-2129 Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country
RENOVATIONS HIGH CALIBER CONSTRUCTION
1630 Innovation Dr. Kelowna, BC V1V 2Y5 P 250.765.3004 | F 250.491.1773
LAWN & GARDEN
Joe’s Moving Service “The Professionals”
Replace existing & install new furnaces, AC’s, heat pumps & fireplaces. Licensed.
Now booking for irrigation blow-outs, repairs & installs. Patti
ASPEN LANDSCAPING LTD Book now for landscape projects, retaining walls, pavers, irrigation repair, installation + blowouts. BOOK BEFORE SEPT 30TH AND WE WILL PAY THE HST 250-317-7773 or visit us at: aspenlandscaping.ca
PAINTING AFFORDABLE PAINTING
Senior’s Specials Experience & Quality New Homes & Repaints Ceilings Bondable. Insurance Work Call Terry
250-863-9830 or 250-768-1098
RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free estimates, senior discounts,
• Local/long distance • Storage Available • No job too small • Free Estimates Call Joe Anytime 250-470-8194
member of B.B.B. Fully insured, WCB coverage. All types of shingle rooﬁng & torch on rooﬁng systems. ‘From a hole in your roof to a whole new roof.’
•Full Landscaping •Rock Retaining Walls •Portable Soil Screener •Excavators & Bobcat Loaders CELL: (250) 979-8033 BUS: (250) 861-1500
EXPERIENCED CRAFTSMEN QUALITY WORKMANSHIP SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST
• Bath Remodels • Decks • Drywall
• Kitchen Remodels • Painting • Plumbing
• Electrical • Tile Work • To-Do Lists • Much More
Canadian Homebuilders Association
Kelowna • 250-717-5500 kelowna.handymanconnection.com
Licensed, Bonded & Insured
Independently Owned and Locally Operated
Custom tile setting. Travertine, marble, granite & ceramic. Decks, kitchen, baths. Guaranteed work.
WELDING METAL FABRICATION LTD. Fences • Gates • Railings • Security Bars • Cargo Racks • Rollcages • Boat Railings & more. Tube Bending Specialists www.getbentmetalfab.ca
For more information on our Sales & Service businesses go to Kelownacapnews.com and check out BCLocalbiz
For All Your Tree Care Needs Complete Tree Removal • Shaping • Thinning • Crown Reduction • Stump Grinding • Fully Insured • WCB
FREE ESTIMATES Brush & Tree Removal Reasonable Rates Stan Korzinski 250-808-2447
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Free In Home Estimates
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Rooﬁng & Skylights
$200 & Under
1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1All Exterior Hedge & Tree Specialist. Downsizing, pruning, artistic shaping & removing of hedges & trees. Ins. Call Dave, 250-212-1716
PUREBRED Yellow and Black Labs. Have ﬁrst shots and are dewormed. 2 black males, one black female and 2 yellow males. $500 call 250-558-7288
LOVESEAT/hide-a-bed with better quality mattress, 2 occassion chairs & ottoman for sale. Light cream with brown stripe through middle, all 4 pieces $150. 250-763-6458 SOLID Oak kitchen table & 4 upholstered arm chairs. $110. (250)762-8715
OLD SCHOOL Construction. Interior renovation specialist. Done right the ﬁrst time. Lic & ins. Sen. discount. Cory Doell 250-862-7094
WELL BUILT CONSTRUCTION
OKANAGAN Rooﬁng All rooﬁng repairs, maint., & reroofs. Warranty on all work Free Est. 769-1100, 878-1172
RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free est, ‘From a hole in your roof to a whole new roof.’ 250-7653191.
Renovation experts. Int/Ext. Ins’d. Call 250-826-2284
A Full Home Reno Service. GaviaConstructionServices.ca Call Chris at 250-300-3534 High Caliber Construction. All home & ofﬁce reno’s. No job too big or small. 250-864-0771 LARRY’S Handyman & Reno Serv., Lg. & Sm. jobs, Grafﬁtti Removal etc., 250-718-8879
Irrigation/Sprinkler Systems ASPEN LANDSCAPING, irrigation blowout, retaining walls, pavers,No HST.250-317-7773. IRRIGATION Blow-outs & Repairs, Book Now! Serving Kelowna for 15 years. Book a friend and receive 50% off! 250-212-8899. WEST-WIND Now booking for irrigation blow-outs, repairs & installs. Patti, 250-860-0025
Kitchen Cabinets MARYANNE’S KITCHEN. Free drawer upgrade. No HST in Oct. Call 250-317-7523
Rubbish Removal #1 AAA Junk Removal.Anything,Anytime,Anywhere! Construction/Appls. 778-363-0127 250-808-0733 SKYHIGH DISPOSAL. Full service Junk Removal & Bin Rentals.
ERIK the STUDENT RUBBISH REMOVAL HAULS FROM $39.99 & UP
Trucking/ Bull Dozing TNT TRUCKING. No load too small. Junk removal, sand, gravel, etc. (250)862-0821 (250)765-2778.
Feed & Hay
Snowclearing SNOW Plowing and sanding now booking for 2011 and 2012 season. contract and hourly. snow hauling available. fully insured.call Jade 250 317 2872 or Bill 250 859 2482 for estimates. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sundecks KELOWNA DECK & RAIL. Vinyl, Mod. Flooring, Alum., GlassTopless/Picket878-2483.
EUROPEAN Tile Installer. Clean Precise Work. Best Rates in Town & No HST! Free Estimates. 250-808-3227
Machining & Metal Work
TILE Setter. Artistic Ceramics. Custom tile setting. Call 250870-1009
STANS CHIPPING. Tree Removal & Chipping. Free Est. 808-2447. Licensed & Insured.
Pets & Livestock
#1 STOP FOR ROCKS. www.bcrocks.com. Please call 250-862-0862 ENSIGN BROS. Call us for a quote on all your excavating & landscaping needs. Mon-Sat. 250-769-7298 FULL landscaping, rock walls, soil screening. Tremblay’s Excavating. 250-979-8033
GET BENT Metal Fab, fences, gates, railings, security bars, 863-4418www.getbentmetalfab.ca
ROB’S Tree Care Ltd 1975. For all your tree care needs. Ins. & Cert. WCB. 212-8656
MASTER TILES. Bathroom, kitchen, entrance way & steps. Call Joe 250-859-7026
800 lb round bales: this years grass hay $50./bale, last years grass hay $25./bale. Wheat Straw bales 3x3x8 700 lb $40/bale 250-804-6720 Alfalfa mix 600 lb round bales $45. 1 (250)550-6287 HAY FOR SALE; Grass or Grass Alfalfa mix, Round bales $70 each, approx. 800lbs. Large square bales, 3x3x8, $160/ton. Delivery avail. on larger orders. 250838-6630 *HAY-SALES-GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.
Lessons/Training H.H.D.S. IS offering classes in Puppy Kindergarten, Beginner and Advanced Obedience, and Agility classes. www.huckleberryhounds.ca. or call 250826-1058 to register.
Pets & Livestock
St.Bernard Puppies 3 males Excellent disposition & 1 1/2 year old female. $500 each Ready to go. 250-832-7625.
Merchandise for Sale
Auctions FITNESS EQUIP AUCTION as new Gym Equip, Indoor Soccer Arena, Ofﬁce Equip; Oct 22, 11 AM, 3348 Sexsmith Rd, Kelowna B.C. View photos at doddsauction.com (special auction) 1-866-545-3259
Merchandise for Sale
2 like new identicle black leather sofas. 84” L with low arms, $300ea. 250-763-8392 BUILT-IN Vacuum with Ehose & tools. $299 no tax. 250-762-3468, 250-869-2947.
10” Radial Arm Saw $50 778-821-1317. 10” table saw $50. (778)-8211317. Fridge for sale $50 (778)8211317 MANUAL Exercise Treadmill, Excellent Condition, $50, 250317-7713 or 868-2138 PRINTER: New, HP Printer, Scanner, Copier. New ink cartrages (valued at approx $70 alone) $60 for all. Call 250869-7362 WINE Making equip., 3 Containers ($20ea) & 1 Fermenter ($5) 250-764-2987.
BUY DIRECT! Fence Panels, Fencing, Siding, Decking, Rough Lumber, Posts & Beams. 1-800-838-6036 or 250-546-6038
$100 & Under
#1 Family Movers. Moving & Deliveries. $49/hr+up. Guaranteed best rate. (778)-363-0127
� AAA Best Rates Moving $59+. “Why Pay More” Short/Long Distance. Free Est. Res/Comm, 861-3400 DAN-MEL MOVING SERVICES Local & long distance, also Fifth Wheel moving. 250-2150147 or 250-766-1282 FAMILY Movers. Moving? Anything, anywhere. Local and long distance trips. Packing service available, weekly trips to Vancouver, Alberta, full and partial loads. Cheapest rates in the valley. Free Estimates, 250-493-2687 JOE’S MOVING.reasble rates fully equip’d trucks, local-long dist, no job too small470-8194 NORTH END Moving Service Local/Long Distance. Free Estimates 250-470-9498
Painting & Decorating CALL COR’S PAINTING. On time, on budget. Neat & tidy. Focus on repaints. Lic & ins. Senior discount. Cory Doell 250-768-8439
DALE’S PAINTING Service. Painting Kelowna a better place since 1982. 862-9333 Prof. Exp. Tradesman, Painting drywall & taping. Solid references.Jim(250)-215-4855
Plumbing DREGER MECH. Plumbing, Gasﬁtting, comm/res & reno, ins’d, 24hr. Call 250-575-5878.
DOWNTOWN. Oct 15, 7am. 845 Lawrence Ave. Multi-family Garage Sale with antique furniture.
Do you want your ad to stand out from the rest? Pick from our great selection of October Toppers for your ad! Only $1/issue! Call a Classiﬁed Representative TODAY at 250-763-7114 or email classiﬁed@kelownacapnews.com
s Dodd Dodd s SATURDAY, OCT. 22 • 11:00 A.M. AS NEW
BAILIFF SEIZURE NEXT LEVEL ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT GYM EQUIP: INDOOR SOCCER ARENA: OFFICE
SATURDAY, OCT. 22 • 11AM Acting On The Instructions of North Central Bailiffs Dodds Will Auction a Large Selection of Gym Equip Office Furniture & Indoor Soccer Arena. Partial List Includes: 14 Pcs Apex Weight Machines, 17 Squat Racks, 2 Treadmills, 2 Elliptical Machines, 8 Spin Bikes, 4 Dumbell Sets, 19 Barbells, Weights, Exercise Balls & Boards, Batting Netting & 2 Ball Throwers, Pylons, Ropes & More. Ofﬁce: 6 Desks, Ofﬁce Chairs, Cabinets, Shelving Units, Telephone System, Overhead Projector, Safe, 23 Folding Chairs, Folding Tables, Lockers, 32” Flat Screen TV, Leather 3 Pc Sofa Set, Misc Electronics. Indoor Soccer Arena - Approx 130’x43’ Side Walls, End Zone, Back Boards, Benches
Date: Time: Place: Viewing:
Saturday, October 22 11:00 AM 3348 Sexsmith Rd., Kelowna, BC Fri., Oct. 21, 9am-5pm & Sat., 8am ON
View Photos @ doddsauction.com (Special Auction)
OKANAGAN Pressure Washing. Commercial/ Residential. Fully insured. 14 years exp. Call Dave at 250-491-1336
Open for consignments: Mon - Fri 8:30 to 5:00 • Sat ‘til noon
Toll free: 1-866-545-3259
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12133 Okanagan Centre Rd E. Pears, Prunes, Plums, Mac’s, Gala’s & Honeycrisp Apples, Pumpkins, Squash Veggies & more, avail now. 250-766-4036 Open 9-6 daily, 10-6 Sunday
Vegetables, Herbs & More. Open through October! 3609 Gordon Dr.
between KLO and Casorso 10 am - 5:30 pm Tues.-Sat.
APPLES FOR SALE
Bring your own containers. Open Daily 3030 Elliott Rd. Westbank. 250-768-5768
3455 Rose Rd. E. Kelowna Variety of Apples, Bartlett Pears & Italian Prunes (250)-860-2644.
Galas, Macs, Golden & Empires. S.E Kelowna.
40¢/lb. 250-764-0459/250-764-8383 BELLA ROSA ORCHARDS
120 Mail Rd.
Honey Crisp, Goldens, Spartan & Gala Apples. Bosc, Anjou & Flemish Pears. Bring Containers 250-763-5433
Green Acres Organic Orchards Scarlett Gala Apples .50¢/lb 3260 Mathews Rd. Kelowna,BC (250)764-4399 K&J PACIFIC PEACHES Freestone Peaches, Macs, Gala, Goldens,Spartans, Ambrosia, Jonagolds Fuji, Granny Smith, Red Delicious Apples, Pears, Prunes, 1145 Morrison Rd.South Only accessible from McCurdy Rd. 250-765-8184.
OLD MEADOWS CERTIFIED ORGANIC FARM MARKET Crazy end of season sale. Certiﬁed organic canning tomatoes 25¢/lb, over 10lbs, 49¢. Certiﬁed Organic Apples, 99¢. Potatoes, 59¢. Bulk Beets, 99¢. Ornamental gourds, 10¢ea. Local non-organic Peaches, $1.39/lb for over 10lbs. Organic coffee, Blackwell dairy products, farm fresh eggs & artisan breads. Debit, M/C, Visa. 4213 Gordon Dr. 250-764-0931. Open Mon - Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5
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Get a Title Loan against your Vehicle and keep driving it!! No Job/Credit? NO PROBLEM!! Call 1-800FASTPAY (327-8729) Visit us at: 1800fastpay.com 209-1767 Harvey Ave Kelowna
Fruit & Vegetables
Fresh From the Fields
$300 & Under
4 kittens & 2 adult cats to good homes. Call 250-8788017 Free 2 ﬁxed cats 5yrs old to a good home. They must go together as a pair. Good mousers Prefer acreage. (250)8077898 FREE Beautiful Spade Female Cat & Supplies. Needs a Loving home. Prefer Senior. Call (250)807-7898 FREE China cabinet, Sofa & chair (Kroler), 2 swivel rockers, kitchen table 2 chairs, Drum style end table. All in excellent cond. You pick up b4 Oct 17th (250)762-0654 FREE Corn stalks. Call Joe at: 250-762-4834. FREE horse manure. Dilworth area. You load or we load. Call 250-762-4600 FREE kitten. call 250-7684139 FREE Kittens- 8 weeks old, to a good home. Please call (250)979-8019
Fruit & Vegetables
EVERYTHING MUST GO!! Dissolving a complete 2bdrm Vacation Home, Everything in like new cond. and very reasonable Any day & time by appt. Please call (250)-7681591 Excl cond table & chairs, ent unit, couch, loveseat, bdrm suite, bar stools, pics, lamps & more. 250-707-1531
LAKESHORE. Great Sale. Lots of things, all must go! Xmas stuff, clothing of all sizes, toys, much much more! Please come & have a look. Sat & Sun, Oct 15 & 16, 8-4. #130 3745 Lakeshore Rd. RUTLAND 347 Woods Rd. Oct. 15, 8am, no early birds! Downsizing sale! Hshld items, china cabinet, coffee table& tv. W.KELOWNA 836 Hawthorn Rd. Oct, 14,15 &16, 8-4. Giant Sale! Antiques, Collectibles, Dolls Everything must go!
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCT. 15TH & 16TH
Bartlett, Flemish, Harrow Crisp, Bosc, Anjou Pears, Ambrosia, Aurora Golden Gala & Gala Apples & Grapes Hazeldell Orchards 1980 BYRNS Rd, 250-862-4997. Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5:30pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
DON ‘O’ RAY VEGETABLES
Growing for the last 30 years Hours: 9am-7pm 7days/week. Peaches, Nectarines, Melons, fresh late Strawberries, Field & canning Tomatoes, Peaches & Cream Corn, Beets, Plums, New Potatoes, cauliﬂower, wala wala onions, coronation grapes, pumpkins, different squashes. Herbs, baby carrots, cabbage, broccoli, lettuce, fresh garlic & fresh organic baked bread. Lots of different kinds of dried fruit & canned vegetables. 3443 Benvoulin Rd. 250-860-2557/250-575-7806
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Antique Imports, in conjunction with the Vernon Museum, will be hosting a “Trinkets & Treasures” Public Auction with the proceeds of donated items going to the Museum. This auction will host an unusual array of antiques, collectibles and period pieces. Partial List Includes: Signed Original Karl Appel oil on paper abstract “Face” painting, exquisite Victorian inlaid burl walnut breakfast table, extremely rare Victorian Orchestral Regina upright coin-op 27” steel disc player, signed Andy Warhol “Smiling Girl” art drawing, 14kt gold custom design diamond ring total weight 1.84ct (appraised at $7,500.00), signed Remington bronze ﬁgurine “Bronco Buster”, huge collection of PenDelﬁn, incredible Native collection, Victorian marble top wash stands, dining room suites, musical instruments, boxed lots and so much more….
Viewings to be held in our Vernon Showrooms. VIEWINGS: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday thru Saturday 9:00 AM ‘til sale time Saturday and Sunday SALE TIME: 6:00 PM Saturday, October 15th 1:00 PM Sunday, October 16th Check out our website www.antiqueimports.ca
ANTIQUE IMPORTS CHARTERED MEMBERS: B.C. AUCTIONEERS ASSOCIATION MEMBERS: CERTIFIED PERSONAL PROPERTY APPRAISERS GUILD OF CANADA
3021 - 29TH AVE., VERNON 250-542-9119
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Merchandise for Sale
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Merchandise for Sale
Merchandise for Sale
Stereo / DVD / TV DENON AVR-3803 7.1 Home Theatre Receiver with 115 watts per 8 channels: $250.00 obo. DENON DVD-2900 DV D / S A C D / C D / DV D - AU DIO/CD-R Audiophile grade player (not BlueRay): $200.00 obo. Paradigm CC-370 Version 4 Center Channel Speaker: $150.00 obo. Paradigm PDR-12 12 Inch Subwoofer Version 2: $200.00 obo. All in excellent condition. Phone 250-488-6716 between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.
FREE Misc. Furniture etc. Everything must be sold. Call (250)807-7898
Mobile Homes & Parks
Homes for Rent
Shoprider Mobility Scooters & Powerchairs. Mobility equipment and lifts, New & Used. www.okmobility.ca Kelowna: 250-764-7757, Vernon: 250542-3745, Toll free: 1-888-5423745
1973, 916 sq ft Trailer 3bdrm 1bath, covered deck, shop & shed. Paved parking for 2. Adult section of Westview Village #95-1999 Hwy 97S $42,900 call 250-769-4564 $35,500.Rutland.Seniors, 2bd. carport & RV parkng #64-1133 Findlay Rd. MLS Ken Dempsey, Remax, 250-717-5000
900SF Warehouse/ Ofﬁce w/600sf. mezzanine & 12’x20’ overhead door, incl. 10’x20’ fnc’d. area, $900/mo.+tax. 250-258-6566 FOR LEASE 600 sq.ft. Ofﬁce Trailer fully serviced on fenced 1/2 acre. Zoned Heavy Industrial Including Auto Wrecking. $2500 + triple net. Fenced 1/2 to 1 acre serviced industrial lots available. Central Westside Location. will build to suit. 250-769-7424 SHOP for rent, 1200sq’, overhead gas furnace w/seperate meter, 20’ overhead door. 250765-5130 or 250-215-5058 WESTBANK INDUSTRIAL PARK, 1200sq/ft. 22ft ceilings Shop on 1/4 acre, fully serviced & fenced, $1500/mo + triple net. Light or heavy industrial use & storage. (250-7697424
Family of 4 (2 adults, 10 & 11yr old children) and one on the way, seeking 4 (plus) bedroom single family home or 1/2 duplex for Nov 1st. We are interested in a LONG term rent or rent-to-own of a newer or newly reno’d home in the Kelowna area. Please call 250-808-3614 or 250-869-7362 Furnished, large executive, 4 bdrm, 3 1/2 bath, n/s, n/p 6 month rental (Nov 1 - May 1), $2,500 +util, (250) 542-7773 SHORT term. Oct 16/Nov 1 April 1. 2bd, 2bth, sml pet, NS, close to univ. $1000 incl utils. Refs req’d. 250-766-4012 Sm 1 Bdrm house fully furnished, utils & cable incl.on acreage Avail. now $850.Call 250-861-8907, or 317-2546 WOODLKE VIEW, dividable 2-kit, 5bd, 5ba, carprt, grg/wrk shp, in-grd pool, acreage, pet negot. $1800 + utils., 250-7664322, 250-862-6646 Cabin 1bd, $650 utils incl. Avail immed. Call 250-7652429 Fully furn’d 2400sq’ 3bd, 2bth, incl utils, Sat TV, int. Can be furn’d, Immed position, 250766-3311
FREE Misc. Furniture etc. Everything must be sold. Call (250)807-7898 Free pickup,of aluminum, windows, wire, pipe, air conditioners & batteries. 250-717-0581 FREE P/U- Appliances, Rads, Batteries, Old machinery, vehicles. Harley 778-821-1317
Misc. for Sale
DRY, Pine, delivered, full sized pick-up. Approximately 1 cord. $120. 250-768-5081
GENTLY used ice skates, cleats, ski helmets, halloween, snowsuits & winter clothes, 0-10 yrs. With a sale off clothing 20-50%. Baby equipment, cribs, car seats, swings etc. Moms the Word 187 Hwy 33E past Rutland Rd 765-3422 V/S MC DD. FALL BLOWOUT PRICES. If you have been considering getting a new roof, now is the time! Call 250-258-9400 Ask for Capital News special! PRINTER: New, HP Printer, Scanner, Copier. New ink cartrages (valued at approx $70 alone) $60 for all. Call 250869-7362
$175/crd, Jack Pine $150/cd, Ponderosa, $125. Jim, 250-762-5469 APPLEWOOD $160, Fir $120 Pine $80, heaping long box pick-up load, split & dry. Free Delivery Kelowna, Call (250)762-7541
ANTIQUE To MODERN Home Furnishings for all Budgets & Tastes. Come to OK Estates Furniture and More. 3292 HWY 97N (beside Sheepskin Boutique) Tue-Sat, 11-5. 250807-7775 okestates.ca ROSANE’S UNIQUE BOUTIQUE Reﬁnished and consigned FURNITURE & HOME DECOR Quality, unique, one-of-a-kind items at great prices. 1521 Main St. Penticton rosanesuniqueboutique.ca
Coin Collector Buying old Coins, Silver, Gold, Olympic + Also buying bulk silver coins. Chad: 250-863-3082 (Local)
PRIVATE Collector/Buyer! I like to buy lots of old coins, olympic coins & $5 & $10 coins. Todd 250-864-3521 WANTED Deer Horns for $5/set.(250)766-2232 WANTED Free Moving Boxes Call (250)808-3614
Sporting Goods Heavy Duty Machinery 10foot gravel dump box in excellent shape $1500 obo (250)546-6022, 250-308-9250 Will pay cash for oversized scrap steel, cats, yarders, saw mill equipment, farm equipment, etc. All insurance in place to work on your property. 250-260-0217
For Sale By Owner
VERNON SKI SWAP. Saturday, Oct 15th 8:30AM. Vernon Rec Centre. Buy, sell, new & used clothing, equip., ski, snowboard, x-country. www.vernonskiclub.ca Weber & Markin Gunsmiths The Best Little Gun Shop Around, 4-1691 Powick Rd Kel 250-762-7575 Tues-Sat 10-6
Stereo / DVD / TV TV Stand $30 & 2 TV’s $10 each. Call 250-764-6135
For Sale By Owner
Tools 10” Delta X5 uni-saw, left tilting arbor, Biesemeyer saw sense system, laminated table extension & mobile base under carriage. $2300. 250-7648803, 250-863-4191 VARIABLE speed wood lathe, $300. Also other woodworking equip & attachments. Planers, sanders, dust collectors, router, various prices. Call 250769-6399
Real Estate Acreage for Sale 82.8 ACRES, 300’ lakefront, S Cariboo. Beautiful, pastoral, private, rural setting. Borders crown land. Adjacent 80+ acre parcel available. www.bchomesforsale.com/ view/lonebutte/ann/ Open to offers on any of 5 lots 10.2 ac Arrow Lakes area, Lot H, Hydro, wells, trees, ﬂat. 250-269-7328 www.monashee-recreation.com
Apt/Condos for Sale 1BD 1bath 2nd ﬂr. Pool. To view, call evenings 250-4928915 or days 250-487-8917 comfree.ca condos #249559 $125,000. Open to offers
SOMEPLACE AXC SPECIAL CXA Unique 2 bed, 2 bath, 55+ Condo on Mill Creek in downtown Kelowna. Quiet Top ﬂoor corner unit. Floor to ceiling windows, 4 skylights. 1750sq’, high ceilings. 600sq’ of deck, tree top mountain views. AACI Appraised at $370,000 Private Sale 250-862-3031
Business for Sale 250-763-7114 TO BOOK YOUR AD
Downtown Vernon Coffee Shop for sale, for more info: mathias_wagner87@hotmail. com or call 1 (250)558-9993
Duplex/4 Plex $265,000. Rutland. 1/2 Duplex w/suite, 3bd, 3bth, great fenced yard. MLS Ken Dempsey, Remax, 250-717-5000
1600 sq.ft. 3 Bdrm., 2 bath, corner lot, Mission Springs subdivision. Immaculate, workshop, RV parking, close to schools, shopping and H20 Centre. By appointment only 250-878-6872
PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $150,000. www.orlandoprojects.com Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner ﬁnancing. 250-558-7888
FOR SALE BY OWNER SPECIAL
2,400 sq. ft, Rutland, 4bdrms, many upgrades, tandem garage, rv parking. MLS, Ken Dempsey, Remax, 717-5000
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4 Bdrm 2 Bath TOWNHOUSE Priced to Sell! $249,900 OPEN HOUSE Sunday, Oct.16th 1pm-3 pm Unit #8 - 1471 Inkar Rd. Mountainview Estates For more info, www.okhomeseller.com #26648 or phone 250-860-4224
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Down payment holding you back from moving into a brand new home? We’ll consider anything of market value on trade for the down payment on 64A McCulloch Heights.S.E. Kelowna. About 15 mins from Orchard Park. Call Accent Homes 250-769-6614 Duplex on 4.5 acres, Foothills area, 1 side rented $1900/mo $789,000.obo 1-250-558-9993 MORTGAGES LOW RATES. 4YR. 2.99% VARIABLE 2.5% Trish at 250-470-8324 ******* OKHomeseller.com Where smart sellers meet smart buyers! View Thompson Okanagan properties for sale.// Selling? No Commission. (250) 545-2383 or 1-877-291-7576
Free washer /dryer. Factory outlet featuring Palm Harbor Homes. Singles starting at $54,500 + Tax. 1500 sq ft. 3bed, 2bath Double section $109,500 + Tax. Includes shipping & handling within Lower B.C. Regions.Show Homes at: 1680 Ross Rd. West Kelowna. Accent Homes 250-769-6614 www.accenthomes.ca promo code 31/12/11
Show Homes at 1680 Ross Rd. www.accenthomes.ca Accent Homes (250)-769-6614 WHOLESALE FACTORY DIRECT. Manufactured, Modular & Park model Homes. Tremendous savings. Luxurious 1512 sq. ft home including delivery and installation only $114,950. Many other plans available. Come see our new display homes 610 Katherine # 58 in West Kelowna Estates (South of the Kelowna Bennett Bridge on Hwy 97, turn North on Nancee Rd and turn left on Spland Rd and then left on Katherine) The Home Boys 778-7552505 Open House Wednesday to Sunday from 10-6 or www.hbmodular.com
Duplex / 4 Plex COLDSTREAM 2bdrm, 1bath, ns, np, suits 2, $800/mo. Avail immed,walk distance to beach & schools (250) 503-1324 Vernon (Harwood) 3bdrm nice clean,1.5bath, f/s,d/w,w/d h-up fenced yard n/s n/p Nov 1 $900 250-766-1428, 550-5685 WINFIELD 2 bdrm nice 2 level suite. Lrg deck A/c, cable wi-ﬁ & utils incl’d $900/mo, dd $450. Refs req. 250-766-3551
Mobile Homes & Pads RV Pad for rent, in Joe Rich Looking for long term. Full hook up & wi ﬁ $450/mo. Also could lease a horse or bring your own. (250)491-1142
Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and reﬁnances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca
PARK Model for rent in resort with full amens, security & gated community, yearly lease, NS, Ndrinking, NP. $800. $1000dd. Call Chris, 780-8056245 or Barry 780-843-5749
Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent 1 Month FREE! 1Bdrm Apt, 55+, NS, ND, NP, Appliances. Excellent condition. Gordon Manor near Capri Centre. $775/mo. Includes Strata Fee! Call (250)764-5151 2BD, 2 Balconies & Fireplace. Mission Creek Towers. Quiet. Beautiful View. Heated UG parking. Top Security. Pool, Steps to Superstore $1245/mo Seniors Discount. 769-9091 2BD, 2bth Condo, Excellent location, close to beaches & shopping, 7appls, NS NP Avail immed. $1000. 250-862-4932 2BD, 2bth den: Dolphins. Spec lake, park & city view, 7appls, pool, tennis, gym, lounge. $1500 utils incl. 778-484-1011 2BD, 2BTH + Den new condo w/lakeview in Westbank. 6 APP, A/C, near schools. NS, NP. $1350 incl. heat & water. Avail. Nov. 1. Call 250.763.1022 2BD apartment. Close to all amenities, Secure building. Call 250-861-4700 2BDRM, 2bth, 2 prking spots. Available Now. $985.00/ month. Laundry in suite. Call 250-860-5613 or 250-4709523, Baron Rd. BARBER Rd. Rutland. Brand new, 1bd+den. 2 full bths, avail Nov 1. DD & ref’s req’d. $950. 778-753-4500 or 306867-1893 BELGO AREA, Rutland Rd. S. 2bd, $900 + hydro, f/s/w/d, NO PETS, bus. Avail.Sept 15. 250-491-3345, 869-9788 DT 2bdrm, 2bath condo. Granite S&S appls., U.G. parking. $1250/mo. NS. NP. Available Nov.2nd (250)-215-6790 L.Mission, Nov 1. Condo. 2bd, 2bth. Incl pool, WD, FS, DW, Sat TV. NP, NS. Near H2O. $1050, 250-764-0801
Apartment Furnished ROOMMATE wanted! 1500sqft 2B 2B. Newly renovated, DT, BR $750 incl util. Refs req. 250-808-3434
Homes for Rent 2BD, 1bth on Gaggin Rd, Rutland. $1000+utils. NP, NS. Nov 1. Dwayne, 250-870-3477 2BD, 3bd, 5bd brand new houses in Blk Mnt. Avail immed. NP, NS. Min 4 mo lease. Lots of prking. Lake view. Call Paul, 250-864-7504 2BD Mobile on private property, newly reno’d, KLO area, working couple pref, max 2 people, NS, small pet neg. $1095+utils. 250-762-6627 2BD newly reno’d upper portion of house near hospital. NS /NP. $900+utils. Peter, Coldwell Banker, 250-864-7383 2bdrm home, East Hill, near schools/bus. Laundry. Rec rm could be 3rd bdrm. Deck, fenced yard.Pets ok. 2/3 utils. $1400/mo. 250-308-6374 or 250-545-1818 3BD, full main ﬂr of house, Westbank, new reno’s, carpet & paint, lrg priv & fenced yard, $1095. Nov 1. 250-768-4383 3bdrm, 5 acres, w 1 bdrm inlaw ste, near Vernon, pets ok, n/s,$1,900 250-542-7833 msg. 3BDRM: Next to Canadian Tire. Adults only. $1000/mo + utils. Call 250-769-4846. 3Bdrm Rancher fr., st., dw., attach grg. Couple/small family $1300, Avail now, 861-5757 4BD home. Ideal for shared accom, 2 lvingrm, 2dningrm, 1.5kitchens, 4bths, only 6yrs old. Old Glenmore. $1650. Doug, 250-470-8216 4Bdrm 1.5 bath, Lake & City View. Rutland. Near bus route & shops.$1700 250-870-3294 4BDRM, 2bath. Westbank. NS, NP, close to shopping, bus & school. $1500/mo. ALSO 2bdrm, 2bath suite, $1200/mo. 250-212-8282. COUNTRY Living. Acreage in S. E. Kelowna. Animal Friendly. 1700sq’ top ﬂoor of newer walk out rancher, vaulted ceilings, 2bd, 2bth, all appls, hottub, priv drive, entry & yard. $1600. Avail Nov.1, 250-7641849 DROWNING IN THE RENTAL POOL? If you can make monthly mortgage payments but don’t have a down payment, you may be eligible for a $45K non-repayable grant to put down on a brand new home-no strings attached! Contact us about the Project Build II Attainable Housing program today! Gino 250.317.2707 or email@example.com
Ofﬁce/Retail HWY 97 North, 1800sq’ of retail, 1500-3300sq’ of indust. & compound. Rutland area. 2000sq’ Retail. 250-765-3295 NEWLY reno’d ofﬁce space, w/lake view. 700sq.ft. $800 + T.N. 250-718-9083 Westbank
Rooms for Rent #1 Avail, Furn’d. Quiet, DT area,Int,Cbl/Utils. WD. Wrking/ stdnt & sen. $400+ 861-5757 1Bdrm to share, New, $430 Incl’s wi-ﬁ, own fridge & cable. NS ND. NP. 250-491-5816, 250-878-6576 #1 Capri area furn’d cable, w/d, w.internet, quiet, monthly, avail immed. 250-862-9223 FEMALE. NS, Nparties, $500 incl furn’d room, cbl, wl int, sml fridge. Oct 15. 250-718-2282
Shared Accommodation 1BD, shared. $500. Available Now. Downtown area. Call (250)-212-8909 LG Mstr Bedrm w/full bathrm on main ﬂoor, priv. entrance & patio, lots of storage, internet,cable,phone incl., (2600 sq.ft house) one person living upstairs, very quiet area, driving 5 min from downtown. $650/mo. 250-494-9624
Suites, Lower 1BD, 1bath, Rutland area, Close to schools, NS, NP $650 including utils. 491-8213. 1bdrm bsmn’t suite, Winﬁeld, F/S, sep/entry, $800/mo + half deposit. util/incl. 250-558-3302 days, 250-766-1950 evenings 1Bdrm + den. Clean, Quiet sep laundry,NS NP. Sep entry parking Avail Nov 1 $900/mo (778)478-7935,250-868-1533 1BD, view, 1person, quiet, NP, NS, shr’d lndry. $850 utils incl. 250-717-6564 1 LRG. Bdrm,close to UBCO & OC. Avail. Oct.15/Nov.1 Priv. entry, shared w & d, cable & utils., incl’d. NS. ND. NP. NP. Mature person;couple ok Ref’s &dd.req’d.$850(250)-864-2981 2BD, 1bath, all appliances included. 433B Sumac Rd. Close to schools. NP, NS. 250-860-1148. 2BD, 1bth, WO, $950 utils incl. Westbank. Avail now. NS. NP. 250-769-7751, 864-4255 2BD lower suite, Springﬁeld area, $925/mo incl utils & cable. Cat OK, W/D hook-ups. Avail. Immed. 250-448-0456 or 250-863-9477 2BDRM New bsmt suite, Black Mountain, Avail now, $850 + utils. 250-300-4817, 250-3004716. 2BDRM suite, N/S, N/P, 5 appl,prkng, Gordon in Mission. $950+util. Oct. 1. 764-5413 693 Mayfair Crt. 1bd suite, ground level, NP, NS, Nparties, avail now. $700 all incl. Every month inspection. Working person. 250-765-4594, 250-317-4015 BLACK MTN. New 1bd bsmt suite. sep. ent/drive, NP, NS, $800. utils incl., Nov. 1st. Call 250-765-5020
BEAUTIFUL 1bd w/o in Blk Mnt. $900 incl utils, heated ﬂooring, int, cbl, FS, WD, DW & micro, Nparties, NS, small pet ok. Dan, 250-212-7113 BSMNT suite for rent, brand new bsmnt (Rutland) avail nov 1, FS incl, full bth, above ground, sep ent., NO pets allowed, quiet, non-smoking employed person wanted. $900. Ref’s may be req’d. 250-7656895 Bsmt suite. On bus route. 2 bds. S/laundry. $950 incl utilities cable and wi-ﬁ. N/S, N/P. Refs req 250-859-0547, Avail Oct 15 LARGE furn’d Bachelorette ste. Nov 1. Rutland, easy bus access. $690. 250-826-2532 ONE bedroom suite. new, beautiful tile work, upscale area, hiking trails $760 including utililies 250 300 0447 after 5 or weekends
PRIV. 1bd, share kit. & bath. By Costco. $525 utils incl’d, fully furn, 1 female pref’d. Oct. 15/31. Annette 250-869 1867. TOOVEY, 1bdrm, bright grd level lake & city views, must see. 5/appli, oak kitchen, full bath, sep ent. parking, fully self contained. NS NP, prefer 1 person. Nov 1st. $7750. DD util incl’d, 250-491-4084. WANTED: Mature couple, NS, NP, 2 huge bdrms, 4piece bath, full kitchen, fridge, stve, dw, sep. entrance & lndry. Approx. 900sqft. Avail. Nov. 1. $1150/mo incl utils. 250-2123680, North Glenmore area. WESTBANK, New, Wal Mart area. Nice 2bdrm suite. Ideal for Seniors, gas fp, w/d, np, ns, Details at 250-869-2140
Suites, Upper 3BD, 1bth upper ﬂoor on Kennedy St in Old Glenmore. No yard work, NP, NS, utils & Sat incl. $1375. 250-870-3477 3 bedroom 2 bathroom upper ﬂoor of house. Separate laundry, utilities, and entrance. Large yard and full attached garage. Rutland area close to schools and YMCA. 1400/month + utilities. No pets. No smoking. Contact Don at 250 764 8305 to view. EXECUTIVE Suite, 2bd duplex, close to hospital. NS, NP. $1250 +50% utils. Lndry & cbl incl. Bachelor suite, $750, utils, lndry & cbl incl. Avail Nov 1. Call 778-478-6991 Lrg. upper 1bd. ste. NS resp. adlt NP $825 Pandosy lake colg.shops 250-762-0317 6rng
Antiques / Classics
For Sale - 1936 Ford Deluxe Model 68, 2 Door Roadster. Amazing, Show Quality, Very Rare, low production#s of 3,862. Rebuilt 221C1, Flathead V8, full body off restoration to original specs in 2008. Over $100 thous spent. Too many extras to list. A steal at $84,900.00 obo, serious inquiries ONLY. Full details and photos available for those. Phone (250) 545-7052 or firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: Seller not available Oct 29 - Nov 14/11.
Auto Accessories/Parts 4 STUDDED WINTER TIRES mounted on 16” Subaru rims.$75 (250)763-6989 LYLE’S TOWING Free removal of unwanted vehicles. Pay up to $1000 for good vehicles. Lots of used parts for sale. 765-8537
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Trucks & Vans
1994 Ford F250 XL turbo diesel, 7.3L, rebuilt auto trans, new tires, new water pump, 235,000kms. Asking $5000 obo. 250-767-6388 aft 5pm or email@example.com 2004 Rare Ford F150 Lightning,Vernon 14,000km 5.4 super turbo loaded mint $28,500. Call Phil’s cell1-403-589-0878
ESCORTS NEEDED. Looking for High End Drug Free Ladies For More Info Contact, Crystal (250)-681-5279
Boats AUTUMN SPECIAL!!! BOATING SEASON IS STILL BEAUTIFUL IN FALL
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MALE 4 Male Erotic Massage $95, waxing, intimate grooming & skin care for the face & back. Winﬁeld, 9-9 Daily 250-766-2048 New Upscale Place Call Kianna In/Out sessions 250-215-8682
SANDY The Original. Tall, Tanned,Busty Blonde, Blueeyed Treat. (250)-878-1514 THE DOLLHOUSE. Kelowna’s erotic hot spot! (250)448-4305 w w w. t h e d o l l h o u s e. i n fo Visa/MC/debit The Ultimate GFE Service for the Discerning Gentleman call Lydia 250-448-2894
Cars - Domestic 2001 Dodge Caravan A/c pwer locks, windows cruise 210,00kms 2 sets tires on rims $2800 call 250-769-4864 2005 Sunﬁre, 45,000kms, auto good shape. Grey. No acdnts. $6500 obo. 250-860-6323 ‘73 GMC Pick-up, 3/4 ton, 454 motor, lots of new parts, $11,000 OBO. 2001 PT Cruiser, heated seats, $2,900. ‘55 Buick Special, 4dr, Hd top, original, $37,000. 250-7650112 OR 250-878-0806 ‘97 Inﬁniti, loaded, good cond. Bose Sound, 22” awesome wheels. $5555. 250-215-1226
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The Kootenay Queen 1976 30ft cabin cruiser with a 185 merc Full galley (fridge, stove, sink, furnace, toilet) Fold down table for a queen sized bed Fold up bunk beds VHF radio Hull is sound, galley is dated. Low draft 200 hrs on new engine A great boat that needs some TLC. $12,000.00 invested, will take offers starting at $8K NEW PRICE Call 250-362-7681 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
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Escorts AN Open Minded Mature Sexy Busty Blonde, Ready To PLEASE YOU! GFE. Independant. 250-808-9673
Recreational/Sale 1983 25’ Citation Class C, Motor Home Ford 460 78,524 km $8,250 250-558-1646 or view @ classiﬁed.castanet.net 1994 Corsair Excella 26 RK 5th-wh, absolutely mint, loaded, new tires & propane tanks, tripple sky lights, no slides, highly maintained, absolute must see. Reduced $8500.obo 1(250)260-7717 1 Attention Snowbirds 2004 Arctic Fox 5th Wheel, 26.5’, 4-season pkg, lg slide, hardly used, pristine cond. $19,500. or complete setup w/2007 GMC HD 2500 Duramax 4x4, $46,900.Ready to Roll. Trades considered. 1 (250)306-7886 2009 28’ Cougar 5th wheel, 1 super slide, Artic pkg 1/2 ton series, transferable warrenty. $28,000 obo. 250-765-1633
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We winterize your RV and reseal the roof (rubber, ﬁberglass or aluminum) Please call Mirel
250-215-7008 Scrap Car Removal 1AA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Min $60 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 250-899-0460
BABELICIOUS BRUNETTE Sensual, Massage, Lingerie, GFE, Playful & Professional. Upscale In/Out. 250-300-0036 BEAUTIFUL Korean Girl,Ruby Sexy n’ Hot, Lovely Very Friendly Girl. 23 year old. 5’4 34C-25-36 Exotic Massage. Call (250)-878-1250 BRANDY Ready To Play. Hot Busty Blonde. GFE. In/Out Independant. 250-826-8615 BRUNETTE BEAUTY, Long Hair, Blue Eyes, 25 yrs. 5’5. 125lbs Petite, Natural 36C-2835. Discreet. 250-681-8369 CINDY 46DDD. Loves to play. GFE. 250-718-0943
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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS T11-107 H2O Centre Sound Acoustics Installation
Sealed proposals clearly marked on the outside of the envelope with the words “T11-107 H2O Centre Sound Acoustics Installation” will be received at the Oﬃce of the City Clerk, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna, BC up until 3pm, Local Time, November 1, 2011. The Request for Qualiﬁcations (RFQ) will not be opened publicly. The City of Kelowna is issuing this Request for Qualiﬁcations to pre-qualify companies to be invited to tender for the supply and installation of acoustic sound treatments at the H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre. Completion is required by January 08, 2012.
SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288
The City reserves the right to reject any or all responses, to waive defects in any submission and to accept submissions which it may consider to be in the best interest of the City.
Trucks & Vans
RFQ documents may be obtained at no charge from the City of Kelowna Website or from the Purchasing Branch, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna BC V1Y 1J4.
1988FORD Ranger, Mags w summer tires, winter tires/rims 64,000k,complete mech. rebuild $1,800obo 250-306-8760
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Thursday, October 13, 2011 Capital News
KELOWNA BRANCH • 3785 CASORSO ROAD • (250)861-7722 SHELTER HOURS: 12 NOON - 4:30 PM VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO DONATE: WWW.SPCA.BC.CA/KELOWNA
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PETS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTIONS ~ arriving daily
ADULT PIT BULL/STAFFI X SPAYED FEMALE
"Your Specialty Pet Store"
2696 Pandosy St, Kelowna
Lola is a sweet & cuddly Stafﬁ mix who would like the position of becoming an experienced pitty owners new lap dog. We don’t have any history on her, but she has proven to be an exuberant girl who would enjoy lots of exercise. If you are interested in giving this lovable girl her forever home we suggest doing research before coming to meet her. She would make a welcome addition to your home and she gets along with other dogs as well.
ADULT DOMESTIC SHORT HAIR SPAYED FEMALE
SENIOR SHIH TZU/PEKINGESE X SPAYED FEMALE
YOUNG ADULT PUG MALE
Buster is a sweet little pug looking for a home that he can call his own. He gets along with other dogs and is always up for a cuddle and a snooze. Please speak with our kennel staff if you are interested in providing Buster with a loving environment.
Came in as a stray
Gemma is a very energetic herding Mitera is a beautiful Lynx Point Siamese X who has come from a very stressful environment. She is shy but loving and currently in foster being given time to adjust. She is demonstrating a playful and silly side of herself, showing lots of affection and enjoying lounging in the sun. If you are interested in Mitera please come down and speak to the staff about her.
YOUNG ADULT GERMAN SHEPHERD/ ROTTI X SPAYED FEMALE
• Join the PAW Plan Monthly Giving Program • The Biscuit Fund • Pawsitive Gifts
Lost Yoonu-lirnePatet? Check
• Search your neighbourhood • Visit animals shelters • Put up eye-catching posters • Check vet clinics • Try the Power of Scent (put a piece of recently worn clothing outside)
DON’T GIVE UP!
Dolly is a sweet energetic dog looking for her forever home. She loves to go for walks and spend a lot of time with you. She also likes to play with toys and snuggle on her bed. If you have a warm welcoming family that will give this girl the home she needs, then come down and meet her.
ADULT BORDER COLLIE/CORGI X NEUTERED MALE
Mikey’s breed makes him a prime candidate to chase things. Therefore a stimulating environment, lots of human interaction and a good fenced yard will help him thrive, He also gets along with other dogs. Border Collies are really smart and great companions. If you would like some more information on this energetic canine, please speak to our kennel staff at the shelter.
YOUNG ADULT DOMESTIC SHORT HAIR SPAYED FEMALE
Sarabi was abandoned in the dump with her litter of kittens. She is a sweet, mellow cat who loves to interact, is very quiet and well behaved. We feel she would ﬁt in well in an interactive home with a family to play with. She is a very loving cat and if you would like to meet her, please come down to the shelter and spend some time with her.
ADULT SHAR-PEI/GERMAN SHEPHERD X SPAYED FEMALE
Kayo is a sweet girl who will need time to warm up to you. She enjoys snuggling on her big ﬂuffy bed and going for walks. She has food allergies and can only eat hypo-allergenic food. She enjoys her toys and spending as much time as possible with people. She will need to go to an ADULT ONLY home and does get along with cats. Please come & visit with her.
SENIOR DACHSHUND/ JACK RUSSEL X FEMALE
Jessie is a shy little girl who warms up quickly to new people and loves to play. She would beneﬁt from having another dog around to help her come out of her shell. She would do well in a home with older considerate children who understand the proper way to discipline and reward animals. If you feel you have the ideal environment for this little one please come down for an introduction.
Adopt a Pet 103 - 1889 Springfield Rd. 860-2346 Store Hours: M - S 8:30 - 5:30 Sunday 10:00 - 4:00
Lucy Lou is an active senior who is looking for her forever home. She is still full of pep and has a big personality. Please consider her for your new side-kick.
SENIOR DOMESTIC LONG HAIR FEMALE (SPAYING UNKNOWN)
Speck is an elderly cat who needs a quiet indoor/outdoor life with a family who will care for her for the rest of her days. She needs to be the only animal in the home, as she is NO COMPATIBLE with cats, dogs or children. If you can open your heart to this older mellow girl who needs a second chance in a stable home, we know you will be rewarded with a loving companion. Please ask our staff for a meet and greet. Owner surrender
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