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Car surfing leads to tragedy Kathy Michaels STAFF REPORTER

One day before his 25th birthday, Jody Rud made the fatal decision to “car surf” on his Pontiac Sunfire while his friend took the wheel. “This is an incredibly dangerous stunt that involves standing on the roof of a moving vehicle without any safety equipment or attachment to the vehicle,” explained Const. Steve Holmes, Monday. Shortly after 1 a.m., June 11, the 26-year-old driver lost control, and the car rolled down an embankment 10 kilometres up Bear Creek Main Road, throwing Rud from the roof. See Tragedy A2

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RIDE FOR DAD…Murray Hodge, of West Kelowna, ties a flag to his 2007 Harley Davidson for a fundraiser ride held on Saturday to raise funds for prostate

cancer research. The event attracted more than 350 motorcyclists who followed a route that led from Kelowna to Osoyoos and back. Sponsored by Banner Recreation in Kelowna, the riders were able to raise close to $24,000, up from $17,000 collected last year.

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Kelowna city council opted out of a chance to acquire a free Jock Hidebrand sculpture assessed at $175,000 Monday afternoon, deferring to the judgement of their public

art committee. The committee, earlier, decided the cost associated with installing and maintaining the heron sculpture was too high. Also the piece didn’t

fit their criteria of public art because it was constructed for the Centuria development on Gordon and Bernard Avenue and not “conceived with a certain area in mind.”

Their stance was taken into account, but city staff still recommended politicians approve taking on the statue which would be made available by the building’s developer in ex-

change for a tax receipt. They also proposed that it should be funded through the committee’s budget, regardless of their negative evaluation. That, in the end, didn’t

sit well with the bulk of councillors. Coun. Luke Stack said it troubled him greatly that the city has a public art See Cost A8

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Tragedy from A2 Rud, who had made a name for himself during his years at UBC Okanagan for doing everything from organizing Remembrance Day ceremonies to working on homelessness initiatives, died at the

scene as a result of his injuries. There was no evidence suggesting the use or influence or drugs or alcohol, but his long-time friend, who was in the city from Estevan, Sask., was arrested at the scene. Police are recom-

mending charges of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and criminal negligence causing death, said Holmes. He noted the friend was released from custody on a promise to appear for a court date in December. “He faces imprison-

ment,” noted Holmes, adding that although Rud may have chosen to get on the roof of the car himself, it’s his friend’s decision to drive that are cause for police to recommend criminal charges. That said, the story of a young man dying, fol-

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Fruit growers appeal for public’s support Judie Steeves STAFF REPORTER

While new B.C. Premier Christy Clark’s focus has been on families, that message isn’t resonating with local fruit growers. Joe Sardinha, president of the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association, says local orchardists have families too—and they’re hurting right now. Sardinha is urging consumers to be farm families’ allies and purchase locally-grown products when they shop for food for their families. It’s part of a promotion the BCFGA has launched to remind the general public of what makes this valley’s economy tick, and what it might look like without agriculture. Significant losses in the past three years have left apple growers in a very difficult position. Many have mortgages on their orchards, but with global apple prices so low, they’re not making enough income to keep up the payments. Sardinha points out there are 15 orchards

up for sale in Kelowna alone right now, and two of those are bank-forced sales as a result of losses in the marketplace and an inability to meet their mortgage commitments. “Basically, it’s a lack of income,” he said. Newcomers to the industry are generally in the worst situation because they hold larger mortgages, he added. He said he knows of one grower who is looking at cashing in his RRSPs to keep his farm operating, even though that will leave him without a pension income in the coming years. “It’s negative net farming income,” said Sardinha. As well, those who have given up farming and leased out the orchard, are finding those lessees are simply dropping the leases because they’re not making any money and that leaves them with the farm again. In the case of absentee owners, that means the orchard could become derelict. In the coming weeks, growers will be appealing to the community to

support them by both purchasing local fruit, and by lobbying the provincial government to help develop solutions to the recent challenges faced by the orchard industry. That campaign includes a Facebook page called the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association where users can learn more about agriculture and the tree fruit industry, and provide feedback. Growers are locked into an Agricultural Land Reserve which they are required to maintain for the benefit of all, yet they are not currently making a living doing so, he pointed out. Sardinha said they are in discussions with the province for long-term support for the industry, which he estimates has an economic impact of $300 million in the province, not including that of SunRype Products Ltd. Those talks are now into Phase II, with meetings scheduled for next involving board members from the BCFGA and the B.C. Tree Fruit Co-operative, and Agriculture Min-

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APPLE TREES are being removed around the Okanagan because growers are unable to make an income growing them. Orchardists are currently appealing to consumers to support them by making sure they buy B.C. fruit for their families. ister Don McRae, said Sardinha. He said his association will request assistance with production insurance as well as with orchard replant or deer fencing.

During Phase I, industry managers met with the assistant deputy ministers for background on the industry’s competitive position and to establish a starting point. “The past

three years has left the industry at serious risk,” said Sardinha. There are an estimated 850 growers remaining in the industry. jsteeves@kelownacapnews.com

Agricultural Water Reserve status under discussion Judie Steeves STAFF REPORTER

As long as land in B.C. is locked into an agricultural reserve, any change in the provincial Water Act must ensure there is water reserved to make that farmland viable to grow food, say farmers. So, they are drafting a series of principles on which an Agricultural Water Reserve should be based, to present to government in its drafting of a new Water Act. And, the Okanagan

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Water Stewardship Council, a technical committee that makes recommendations to the Okanagan Basin Water Board, has a sub-committee discussing such a reserve and how it might impact this valley. At last week’s meeting of the OWSC, vice-chairman Ted van der Gulik reported on their discussion, including a description of the draft principles the B.C. Agriculture Council is putting together to present to government as part of the discussion around a new Water Act.

He said the principles are based on taking such priority factors as drinking water and water for fish and habitat into consideration first. Included would be agricultural lands that are currently irrigated and those currently licensed, as well as where the licences are with purveyors; groundwater; Agricultural Land Reserve lands that are in close proximity to water; and First Nations arable lands. Since water is required to grow food, an assured,

safe, secure, affordable source of water is at the foundation of farming, he noted. Watershed management plans should be watershed based and a reserve should be based on projected needs using science, with an allowance for climate change and changing demographics. Efficiencies achieved should remain in the reserve and groundwater should be included. The province should continue to be the agency for allocations and licensing, although planning

should be local. Council members questioned whether ecosystem needs were adequately considered in the draft principles and who pays for water to satisfy the needs of fish. Water stewardship director for the OBWB, Nelson Jatel, emphasized that environmental needs and drinking water and sanitation would have to be considered top priorities. But he noted the subcommittee’s technical exercise regarding water for agriculture will likely

move on to a model of the impact these principles would have on this basin, or on a particular utility’s area within the basin, using the water supply and demand study completed last year. Following that modelling, a position paper for the water board will be written, approved by the stewardship council and forwarded to the board, which is made up of board members from each of the regional districts in the basin. “It’s important to get it right,” he said.

Pent up aggression between two families prompted the Rutland rumble that sent one man to the intensive care unit Sunday, say Kelowna Mounties. At around 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, police were called to the intersection of Gibson and McCurdy roads after reports that a local 51-yearold man was beaten with a baseball bat, said Const. Steve Holmes. The beating victim was taken to Kelowna General Hospital to get help with injuries sustained during the skirmish. “An investigation revealed that this was not a random incident and that it likely involved two groups who are angry and hostile with one another,” said Holmes, adding gang activity has been ruled out at this time. There are currently no estimates on how many people were involved. Nor do police know the cause of the feud although, at its roots, are two unnamed families at odds with one another. Police also believe a time and place was scheduled for the conflict. Much of what’s known to police at the moment, Holmes pointed out, has come from the victim and those who were with him when police and ambulance arrived. The man was taken to Kelowna General Hospital’s intensive care unit for treatment. Anyone who may have seen this incident is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or crimestoppers.net.

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The boat fuelling station in Kerry Park will remain closed as the city issues a Request for Proposals this summer for a new on-water marina for the downtown waterfront. A fuel spill on the beach in Kerry Park last summer required immediate mop-up and repair efforts, with more work at the site planned this year. City staff have been working with an environmental consultant to develop a cleanup plan for the remaining fuel in the soil at Kerry Park. In preparation for this work, staff instructed the operator of the refueling station to remove his underground fuel storage tank. The City of Kelowna had a licence of occupation in 2002 with the numbered company 381713 BC Ltd. for the operation of a Marina Concession at Queensway Avenue, commonly known as the Kelowna Marina. The licence had been renewed on a year-to-year basis due to the uncertainty of the development along Kelowna’s waterfront. The licence was not renewed for

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Public art committee falling under criticism Cost from A1 committee, yet they don’t want to observe their opinion and still spend their

budget. Of the same mind was Coun. Michele Rule, who expressed concern over the mindset of the com-

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decimated funding and morale of the public arts committee, so to get a piece of art that doesn’t fit within their planning doesn’t make sense to me,” she said. Mayor Sharon Shepherd and Couns. Graeme James, Andre Blanleil and Charlie Hodge each articulated their individual disagreement with the committee’s decision on how the art fit into the overall collection. Hodge pointed out the committee also shouldn’t feel insulted by a difference of opinion, but he couldn’t see his way to approving such a high expenditure. “I would love us to have this piece of art work, but I can’t for the life of me comprehend why it would take $45,000 to $65,000 to install it,” Hodge said. In the end, councillors decided to not pursue the piece, but not before bandying about the idea of taking funding areas other

than the committee’s allotment. That also failed to gain consensus. As for the artist himself, Hildebrand said he was disappointed to hear the sculpture he made years ago won’t be installed in his hometown, especially considering it’s been sitting in storage. But, he’s not surprised by the public art committee’s decision. “I think the public art committee has some internal difficulties with some of these things,” said Hildebrand, noting the heron theme would be applicable to numerous spots within the city. “I think that they have become so bureaucratic in many ways, that they’ve tied themselves up in rather small knots.” That said, Kelowna’s loss will likely be West Kelowna’s gain, which Hildebrand said was fitting considering he once lived there, too. Weeks ago its polit-

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heron sculpture which he offered to donate to the City of Kelowna. Council has rejected the offer, following up on a similar recommendation from the city’s public art committee. icians approved the proposal to set aside just over $25,000 to install the statue, said West Kelowna communications supervisor Kirsten Jones. It’s unclear why there is a disparity between the

IH hires new head of tertiary services Interior Health has named its new vicepresident of tertiary ser-

vices. Susan Brown has been appointed to the position and will replace Jo-

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Temporary Zopkios Brake Check Closure The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure would like to advise the public that due to the Zopkios Brake Check Reconstruction Project, the Zopkios Brake Check on the Coquihalla Highway will be temporarily closed. The closure begins on June 15, 2011 and continues until September 2011. A temporary brake check will be set up nine kilometres north of the Zopkios site at Coquihalla Lakes rest room area. All southbound commercial vehicle traffic exceeding 5,500 kgs. will be required to stop at the temporary location. This site has limited space, so truck operators are asked to conduct their brake check as quickly as possible to allow room for the next vehicle. During the brake check closure there will also be a temporary speed zone for southbound traffic adjacent to the Zopkios Brake Check location. Commercial vehicles will be required to slow to 50 km/h, and all other traffic will be required to slow to 80 km/h from north of the southbound exit into Zopkios to past the onramp from Zopkios part-way down Snowshed Hill. Your patience during this work is appreciated.

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Brown will start her new job Sept. 6. In her role with IH, Brown will work closely with doctors and staff at Kelowna General Hospital and Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops to deliver a seamless tertiary service for the two major hospitals in the southern Interior. In addition, she will also play a key role in the expansion of Interior Health’s cardiac program and the development of the UBC medical school. Brown’s career in health-care operations has spanned 28 years in both Canada and the United Kingdom. Most recently she worked for the Fraser Health Authority as executive director of medicine for Fraser Health’s 12 hospitals. In addition, she also oversaw health-care operations at the Peace Arch Hospital and for the White Rock community. “I am very pleased that Susan has accepted this role with Interior Health,” said IH chief executive officer Dr. Rober Halpenny. “Her experience in health-care operations, combined with a passion for collaborative leadership and building strong stakeholder partnerships will make her a welcome addition to the Interior Health.”


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Avoiding the West Nile virus Interior Health is reminding local residents to take extra precautions against mosquito bites this summer. West Nile virus, a disease that is spread from infected birds to humans through mosquito bites, has been present in B.C. since 2009. West Nile virus (WNv) was first detected in B.C. in the South Okanagan during the summer of 2009 with the identification of WNv positive mosquitoes and two locally acquired human cases. In 2010, WNv positive crows and one human case were identified further north, in Kelowna. Several cases in IH residents also occur most summers due to travel to nearby provinces or states with higher levels of WNv mosquito activity. “If you have been bitten by a mosquito, you do not have to be tested for WNv,” said Jennifer Jeyes, communicable disease specialist with Interior Health. “Most people who become infected with the virus will have no symptoms or ill effects at all. “About 20 per cent of infected people may experience mild to severe flulike symptoms and less than one per cent of people who are bitten by an infected mosquito will get severely ill. “The elderly and people with compromised immune systems are generally more at risk of developing a severe illness in response to WNv exposure.” If you have mild health symptoms that you think might be from the West Nile virus, you should get plenty of rest, drink fluids, and avoid alcohol. If your symptoms persist and seem to be getting more severe, call your doctor. While the current prevalence of WNv is relatively low in mosquitoes across the IH region, it is important for all residents, regardless of where they live, to take mosquito bite precautions to reduce the chances of infection.

The best protection against West Nile virus is to avoid mosquito bites and reduce mosquito breeding areas. Here are some things you can do to protect yourself from West Nile virus: • Use mosquito repellent. Apply mosquito repellent to areas of exposed skin. Check the product label for instructions on proper use. Repellents containing DEET are safe if the label precautions are followed. DEET-free products are available, but may not provide as longlasting protection. View the HealthFile web site on DEET for guidelines on how frequently you should apply repellent. •Wear protective clothing. Avoid dark clothing, as it tends to attract mosquitoes. If you are in an area with lots of mosquitoes, wear loose fitting, full-length pants and a long-sleeved shirt to keep mosquitoes from biting.

Mosquitoes that can carry WNv are most active at dusk and at dawn. Avoid using floral fragrances such as perfumes, soaps, hair care products and lotions. • Install mosquito screens on windows. Consider staying indoors between dusk and dawn and in the early evening. • Prevent mosquito breeding around your home. It doesn’t take much time or water for mosquitoes to develop from eggs into adults. Anything that can hold water can be a mosquito breeding area. Identify and remove potential breeding areas on your property—empty saucers under flowerpots; change water in bird baths twice a week; unclog rain gutters; drain tarps, tires, and other debris where rain water may collect; and install a pump in ornamental ponds or stock them with fish. Stagnant backyard pools can be a big

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here is some irony that as Liberal MLA John Les introduced a bill that might lead to the election of Senators in B.C., Prime Minister Stephen Harper was appointing new members to the upper house. Ironic because it was the Reform Party—precursor to the current Conservatives—who brought the idea of substantial Senate reform closer to reality than ever before. It was, in fact, a key part of the Reform platform: A Senate

that was equal, elected, and effective. Although that concept of the “Triple E” Senate has since been tempered by political realities (like reopening the constitutional debate), reform remains a goal for many politicians. Of course, what to do with the Senate has been a Canadian pastime for decades. Many, including the opposition NDP see little use for this “house of sober, second thought” and would rather see it abolished. Other see it as a chance to

improve the democratic process in Canada. John Les is one of those. “I think by far the majority of people would prefer to elect a Senate,” Les says. He’s right. For too long the Canadian Senate has had all the appearance of a private club, where its promise of lifetime membership was seen as the ultimate reward for party fidelity. It has been political tradition for the Prime Minister of the day to stock the Senate with selections who were sympathetic to the governing party’s views.

Prime Minster Harper faced that same accusation when he recently appointed three new members to Senate – all Conservative candidates who were defeated in the recent federal election. Still, there is hope. It is expected that the Conservatives will introduce changes that will give provinces greater say over how candidates are chosen. The Private Member’s Bill introduced by MLA Les, serves as an important step toward that necessary reform.

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as their personal ashtray. These morons have no compunction about flicking burning cigarette butts out the windows of their vehicles as they drive on their merry way, speeding away from any problem they leave behind because of their stupidity. It’s as if they don’t give a second thought to the potential damage they are doing. Take a drive around this city and it won’t be long until you see the type of people I mean. Young, old, male or female—they come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common, as my mother likes to say, they don’t have the sense they were born with.

Stupid, stupid, stupid. In recent days, I have seen plenty of culprits guilty of such idiotic and dangerous behaviour. Earlier this week, I was stopped at the light at Enterprise and Spall and a young woman driving ahead of me did it. On the weekend, it was an older man in a truck on Benvoulin. Last week an elderly lady on Harvey. It seems nature’s way of skipping smart genes in some people does not play favourites. Health issues aside—if a person wants to smoke and they are not polluting someone else’s air, I say let them—when it comes to the potential to start roadside fires that will affect

us all, it’s a different story. After all, if a driver discards a lit cigarette butt out the window on a busy downtown street, are they any more likely not to do so on a rural road? And, as for the argument that some people stub out their cigarettes before tossing them out the window, is that form of litter any better? With all the recent talk of potential flooding, the threat of fire may not be top of mind. But the heat should be placed on these inconsiderate smokers. Alistair Waters is the Capital News’ assistant editor. awaters@kelownacapnews.com


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Service clubs role in schools appreciated To the editor: Re: Plaque request by service club troubling for some trustees, June 10 Capital News. First, I want to thank the Capital News for sending a reporter to school board meetings—other media outlets do so very rarely. Secondly, I often feel it is best not to respond to newspaper articles as it only raises the issue again and can lead to more confusion. However, in this case, I feel compelled to

respond to the above mentioned article. The article is mostly correct, but some of the comments are reported out of the sequence in which they were made, and at least one attributed to me is incorrect. When I said: “I don’t see how there was no pressure put on us. We were told, ‘either you suspend the policy or you won’t get the money,’” I was responding to Trustee Wayne Horning’s comment, when he said “there

is no pressure,” noting the club had given the district three options—to put up the plaque and exempt the donation from the policy, to amend the policy or to turn down the funds. I also said that the Rotary Club was perfectly within their rights to say what their rules are when they make donations, but that we should not suspend our policy in order to comply with their rules. At no time did I say that I “was also offended by the brazen attitude of the

club.” In the past I have questioned the practice of not allowing service clubs to be recognized in our schools. However, I believe that the way to deal with this is to review our policy, not suspend it on a one-time basis for one particular club. As far as Rotary Clubs are concerned, I have always appreciated the support that they have given to our schools. This support includes the One-toOne Reading Program,

the Rotary Public Speaking Competitions, scholarships and leadership opportunities. I do hope that the newspaper article has not given Rotarians and the public in general, the wrong impression about my views on service clubs and all that they give and provide to our schools and our communities. Moyra Baxter, school trustee, Central Okanagan Board of Education Peachland

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Kids education is not a sellable commodity To the editor: Plaque Request Troubling for Some Trustees, June 10 Capital News. There are times when there is a debatable issue and one needs to say “stop,” slow down the bus and let’s consider the consequences of sponsorship changes before a foothold is gained in our school district. Unfortunately, we continue to elect governments that claim schools can do more with less while failing to establish policies that limit corporate involvement, putting school communities in ethically impossible positions. Funding programs through corporate advertising and sponsorship reinforces the idea that providing a good education for every child is a question of charity rather than a fundamental responsibility of government. I continue to urge School District 23 to uphold its policy on corporate advertising and sponsorship, including service clubs within that policy, and to continue to press the Ministry of Education to uphold its responsibility to adequately fund public education. Consideration of corporate sponsorship,

as it relates to service clubs, opens a Pandora’s box. Issues similar to receiving funding from private corporations would exist and once again the questions will be just what is for sale, who will determine the curriculum, where will the line be drawn and how altruistic is the financial contribution? No corporation or service club should receive exclusive access to any school or to the district temporarily or indefinitely; all policies and agreements should meet the existing guidelines of Policy 735. Providing an exemption for any particular service club is unreasonable and questions the integrity of SD 23 Board of Education, leaving one to ask what is the particular amount the Board of Education can be ‘bought’ for? SD 23 should continue to guard against commercial partnerships, from corporate or community service groups, that require school districts to advertise as a condition for receiving funds, products, materials or equipment. Philanthropy should not hinge on conditions. It is important to continue to say “stop”— that we deny corporations/service clubs the

advantage of an under-funded school district to polish their corporate image and gain exposure that would ordinarily cost a bundle in purchased advertising, a particular challenge for community-based service clubs. It is important to hold the line and deny corporations/ service clubs access to schools where they can cultivate a market of young consumers. Branding of young minds is unacceptable. I recognize that some companies and many service clubs want to be responsible corporate citizens and put money back into the community, but we must also set clear parameters so students do not become prey to the marketplace. The price of such corporate philanthropy, whether from a corporation, a service club, a faith group or an NGO, is too high. A school shouldn’t be characterized by the brands, corporations, service clubs, or individuals that sponsor it, but rather by the education it serves. As (child development author) Barbara Coloroso simply says: “Kids are worth it.” Lois Beischer, Westbank

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NEWS ▼ SHIP LAUNCH THE LADY KATHARINA, replica of a 17th century pirate ship, was hoisted across Poplar Point Drive from its dryland home to Okanagan Lake on Monday morning. Ship captain and designer Doug Mayzes (lower photo, left) saluted the success of the operation as the vessel was towed to a moorage site on the Westside where the remaining work required for the ship will be carried out.

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SPORTS ▼ GRIDIRON

Coach McCall back in the game with RSS football Warren Henderson STAFF REPORTER

Being relieved of his head coaching duties with the Okanagan Sun was admittedly one of the more trying experiences Peter McCall has ever faced. Still, the 40-year-old high school teacher didn’t have to look far for support in the days, weeks and months following his dismissal. The immediate reaction from staff and students at Rutland Senior Secondary was confirmation for McCall that his work with young people is valued and appreciated, both in the classroom and on the football field— even if the local junior team no longer required his services. “When they heard this happened, the (RSS) student body and staff got together and bought me a $1,500 mountain bike and presented it to me by surprise in class one day,” said McCall. “I knew they appreciated me, but that was way over the top, I was literally moved to tears. When it all hap-

pened, they lined the hallways and clapped for me. “I was just so humbled by it all,” he continued. “It really hit home how much they care and appreciate what I’m doing. I can’t say how much I appreciate the support they’ve shown me, too.” It’s been four months since the Sun’s board of directors chose to relieve McCall of his coaching responsibilities, citing his shortcomings in the area of recruiting. The initial shock of the dismissal now in the past, McCall continues to do his best to put it all in perspective. “I don’t ever want to sound bitter, but I still question the decision,” said McCall. “It was a management-level decision, and I think they’re a little confused about what they’re trying to accomplish. “I thought that we were going in a good direction so I’m still upset about that,” said McCall who went 16-7 in two seasons as a BCFC head coach, “but I know so many of those kids on that

DOUG FARROW/CONTRIBUTOR

FORMER Okanagan Sun head coach Peter McCall

is back coaching football, helping out head man Shane Sommerfeld with the Rutland Voodoos high school program.

team and would never tell them not to play for the Sun. I’m hoping they’ll do well in their football careers. “God’s honest truth, there’s been a lot of soul searching and it’s been a tough pill to swallow. But it’s time to leave it behind.” And while McCall admits he is still carrying a certain degree of emotional baggage from the events of mid-February he insists he has, for the most part, moved on. Returning to his coaching roots, McCall is back on the gridiron at Rutland Secondary. He served as the Voodoos head coach from 2001 through 2008, but this time around will assume a lesser role, working as an assistant to head coach Shane Sommerfeld. In the end, the lure of coaching was simply too much for McCall to suppress. “When football started up in the spring, the kids were asking if I was going to be helping out and be involved,” said Mc-

Call who will work with the Voodoos as an offensive assistant. “The practises are happening right outside my window, and I mean I just couldn’t stay away. This is my passion and my love is working with these Rutland kids. I just wouldn’t feel right if wasn’t helping out.” And it’s safe to say no one is more excited to have McCall back with the Voodoos than Shane Sommerfeld. “It’s great having Pete back, he offers a dynamic you just can’t get from anybody,” said Sommerfeld, who coached with the Sun for eight seasons. “He takes a lot off my plate, and with (assistant) Jason Farnsworth, I think it gives us a better coaching staff than most junior teams have.” In addition to combining their coaching talents and sharing ideas on the football field, Sommerfeld has also served as a sounding board for McCall since the firing. “I really felt for Peter, I think it was pretty bad the way the whole thing went down,” Sommerfeld

said. “Having said that, I was never more happy to see someone get fired,” he joked. “Now he’s with me in our program, and our football program’s going to be better.” If there are other upsides to his dismissal from the Sun, McCall said his summer should be mostly stress-free for the first time in years. He also has more time to spend with his family— wife Tara and their two young daughters, aged 3 1/2 and 1 1/2. “The stress is gone, there was a lot of anxiety working two jobs and having some people whose ideas you didn’t agree with and it would wear on you after a while,” McCall said. “In some ways it’s a huge relief. There’s more free time in my life, it’s filled up quick with my family and training and school work here. It’s a nice balance and at the end of the day I’m not stressed out. I can enjoy quality time with my kids.” whenderson @kelownacapnews.com

Junior Raiders poised to clinch 1st in TOJ Lacrosse League regular season games. But plain and simple, a win over the ‘Rocks would get the job done. “With four games to go we control our own destiny,” said Raiders coach Travis Wray. “Getting first place has been our goal all year and it’s in our hands,” he said. Kelowna is coming off an 11-2 drubbing of the South Okanagan Flames.

Brendan Urban scored four times to lead the Raiders attack, while Sheldon McDonald had a pair. Tyler French, Andrew McMillan, Scott Renner, Iain Hart and Lucas Cahill added singles. Cody Taschuk replaced Tanner Belsham in the Kelowna net after Belsham received an early misconduct penalty.

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SPORTS ▼ BASEBALL

Falcons off to slow start Warren Henderson STAFF REPORTER

It wasn’t the kind of start head coach Al Cantwell had envisioned for his Kelowna Falcons. Thankfully, the West Coast League season is less than two weeks old. After seven straight losses to open the campaign, the Falcons finally broke through on Sunday Elks Stadium with a 3-0 shutout of the Langley Blaze in a non-league game. Kelowna was still searching for its first WCL win on Tuesday as they took on the Bluejackets in Kitsap. A final score wasn’t available at press time. While a 0-6 start in league play was discouraging for players and coaches alike, Cantwell has been urging the young Falcons to stick to the plan

and have faith in their abilities. “We just have to keep grinding it out,” said Cantwell, the Falcons’ Canadian-born head coach. “Everyone of the guys that are here can play. In three or four games, we were getting lots of hits, but just not when we needed them. That’s when you start pressing a little too much. But if we stick with it, sooner or later those are going to fall in and we’re going to start scoring some runs.” Hitting has been the club’s Achilles heel early in the season as the Falcons were batting just .158 heading into this week’s action. The pitching staff— the Falcons’ perceived strength—has generally been effective, the best effort so far coming from Brandon Marris who tossed a two-hitter on

Sunday. In the big picture, Cantwell says the Falcons still have plenty of time to get their game in order. “Sometimes the baseball gods aren’t with you and we’ve had some tough breaks early in the season here…that’s not making excuses,” he said. “The good thing is as a coach is all these new guys are giving you their ears and they’re listening. They’re starting to get on the same page and that can be a challenge when you’ve got guys coming from all over the country with different ideas. I keep preaching, attack, attack, attack, let’s be aggressive and if we do that, I believe we’re going to win lots of ball games.” The Falcons will add two key pitchers to their staff this week, both of whom played for Louisiana State University-

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KELOWNA FALCONS outfielder Blake Curruthers beats the throw to steal second base against the Langley Blaze in West Coast League action Saturday at Elks Stadium. The Falcons lost 9-7 but rebounded on Sunday night for a 3-0 win, the first victory of the 2011 season as Brandon Marris tossed a two-hit shutout. Shreveport at the recent NAIA World Series. Abbotsford native Jared Mortenson will get

the start Thursday night in Kitsap, while Cade Bowen will take on the closer’s role for the Fal-

cons. Kelowna’s next home action is Friday when they open a three-game series

Athletics set new club mark for wins The Okanagan Athletics used extra innings twice on the weekend, climbing above .500 on the season and establishing a new club record for wins in a B.C. Premier Baseball League season. A stretch of eight wins in their last 10 games has catapulted the Athletics into the middle of the BCPBL pack and improved its record to 16-15, surpassing the most wins any Athletics or Cubs team has ever compiled since the franchise joined the PBL in 2004.

The A’s opened its weekend set with the Nanaimo Pirates a 5-4 extra innings win when Dallis Senger scored the winning run on a James Ward single. Tanner Collins earned the win while Dillon Kakoshke earned the save as both hurlers tossed four innings. Nanaimo scored four runs in the seventh to come from behind and edge Okanagan 7-6 in Saturday’s second game as Nolan Handley took the loss.

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The Okanagan Junior Athletics also won three of four games this weekend as the junior team outplayed the Victoria Junior Eagles. The Junior Athletics are now 7-3 in its past 10 games and have evened their record at 16-and-16 for sixth place in the 13 team league. Mike Tongue won the series opener as the Jr. A’s scored twice in the bottom of the sixth to earn a 6-4 win. Davis Todosichuk and James Walker each drove in two runs in the win. Victoria would win its only game of the weekend in Saturday’s nightcap as the Eagles scored twice in the final inning to come from behind for a 4-3 win.W On Sunday the Athletics pounded out 12 hits in a 13-6 romp over Victoria. Kody Smith and Mike Vasko each drove in two runs while Luke Cooke earned the win. Eric McGinn tossed a complete game to earn a 5-4 win in the series closer, striking out four and allowing five hits. Brandon Johnson knocked in a pair of runs.


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SCORECARD KELOWNA MEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE Premier Division

P Illegal Aliens 9 KonKast Stallions 9 Brandt’s Creek Pub 9 Woody’s Pub 9 Ecora FC 9 Kel City Rangers 8 Kelowna Celtic 9 Boca Juniors 9 KUFC 18 8 Boston Pizza 9 Lifeworks Chiro 8 S.O.B. FC 9 Lions FC 8 Iris Optometry 8 Brown Benefits 8 Euro FC 9 Invisibulls 7 Voyager/Armada 8 Athletics 8 Blasters FC 8 Green Machine 9

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KELOWNA WOMEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE

Diablos Mark V Peacock Sher. RPM Extreme B. Gator Stiyotes Royal Star Div One Mario’s Towing Attackers Ok. Harwood Fusion Voyager RV Foxes Athletic Football Club Racers Surge Spotted Spa Wildcats

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L 1 2 1 3 6 7

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GA 13 15 14 13 34 34

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GA 3 5 7 8 17 9 13 21

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Home Kelowna Raiders Vernon Tigers Kelowna Raiders Kamloops Rattlers

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Time 6:45 PM 7:30 PM 7:30 PM 7:00 PM

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W 25 19 17 17 15 16 16 13 13 11 10 6 7

Langley Jr Blaze North Delta Jr Blue Jays Nanaimo Jr Pirates Coquitlam Redlegs Abbotsford Jr Cardinals Okanagan Jr Athletics Victoria Jr Mariners North Shore Jr Twins Vancouver Jr Cannons Fraser Valley Jr Chiefs White Rock Jr Tritons Victoria Jr Eagles Parksville Jr Royals

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Place Memorial Memorial Nor-Val Memorial

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Okanagan Challenge Okanagan Challenge

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Vancouver Thunderbirds Surrey United Okanagan Challenge Okanagan Challenge Okanagan Challenge Okanagan Challenge

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Okanagan FC Okanagan FC

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KELOWNA FALCONS 2011 WESTCOAST LEAGUE SCHEDULE

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PCSL PREMIER WOMEN/OKANAGAN FC 2011 SCHEDULE Away

B.C. PREMIER BASEBALL LEAGUE

OKANAGAN ATHLETICS 2011 SCHEDULE

LAST 10 6-4 6-4 8-2 5-5 2-8 6-4 8-2 4-6 4-6 3-7 2-8 3-7 5-5

B.C. JUNIOR PREMIER BASEBALL LEAGUE

W 4 4 4 3 3 2 0

KELOWNA RAIDERS SR. LACROSSE SCHEDULE Date Fri. June 17 Fri. June 24 Fri. July 8 Fri. July 15

B.C. PREMIER BASEBALL LEAGUE

UBCO UBCO

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Kitsap Kitsap Kitsap Kelowna Kelowna Kelowna Kelowna Kelowna Kelowna Cowlitz Cowlitz Cowlitz Kelowna Kelowna Kelowna Bend Bend Bend Klamath Klamath Klamath Kelowna Kelowna Kelowna Kelowna Kelowna Kelowna Corvallis Corvallis Corvallis

Tue, Jun 14 Wed, Jun 15 Thu, Jun 16 Fri, Jun 17 Sat, Jun 18 Sun, Jun 19 Mon, Jun 20 Tue, Jun 21 Wed, Jun 22 Thu, Jun 23 Fri, Jun 24 Sat, Jun 25 Sun, Jun 26 Mon, Jun 27 Tue, Jun 28 Thu, Jun 30 Fri, Jul 1 Sat, Jul 2 Sun, Jul 3 Mon, Jul 4 Tue, Jul 5 Thu, Jul 7 Fri, Jul 8 Sat, Jul 9 Mon, Jul 11 Tue, Jul 12 Wed, Jul 13 Fri, Jul 15 Sat, Jul 16 Sun, Jul 17

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The home team made its share of trips to the rmedal podium as the Okanagan Gymnastics Centre played host to the Ogopogo Invitational June 4 and 5 at UBC Okanagan. The event featured 35 clubs from B.C., Alberta and Ontario making it one of the largest events of its kind ever held in Kelowna. This year, the Ogopogo was also the qualifying meet for the Provincial Level 5 Women and the National Youth Men who will go to the Western Canadian Summer Games in Kamloops in August.

WOMEN’S ARTISTIC

• Sugar Tiner, 17, qualified for Team B.C. to the Western Canadian Summer Games with her solid performance on all four apparatus. Competing in the Open category, Tiner won a silver medal in the all around and on the vault. She also won bronze on the uneven bars, and her 52.00 rall around score earned her the second place on the women’s team which

is comprised of all athletes between the ages of 11 and 18. • In the Women’s Provincial 4 Tyro category, Muriel Stroda won a bronze medal in the all around, won bronze medals on the vault and floor exercise and a gold medal for her solid performance on the balance beam. • Competing in the Level 3 Tyro 2000 category was Grace Fecht who earned a bronze medal on the vault. Brooke Murray competed in the Level 3 Tyro 1999 category and earned a silver medal on the vault. • In the Provincial 2 Argo 2002/03 category, Ellen Smith won silver on the floor exercise and a bronze medal on the vault. • Kirsty Marshall earned her very first medal in the Provincial 1 Argo 2003 category with a bronze medal on the floor exercise. • Grace Driver won a bronze medal on the uneven bars and Tianna See GymnasticsA16

an event will offer excellent preparation for the Pushor Mitchell Kelowna Apple Triathlon taking place Aug. 19 to 21. Visit the website at appletriathlon.com for more information on this outstanding national event which has a race and place for all. And for those brave swimming souls, the 2.1km Across the Lake Swim takes place on July

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Gymnastics from A15 Scott also won bronze on the floor exercise. Driver and Scott were competing in the Provincial 1 Argo 2002 category. • Competing in the Level 1 Argo 2001 category, Vanessa Bulcock earned the bronze medal in the all around as well as two gold medals on the vault and uneven bars. This is Bulcock’s first year in competitive gymnastics.

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• In Level 1 Lucas Fabian and Jase Goerzen both competed in this developmental category. The boys are awarded a gold, silver or bronze based on their score, however, the numerical scores are not published. Fabian earned gold on floor exercise, pommel horse, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar. He also earned a silver on rings which earned him an overall gold. Goerzen earned gold on floor exercise, vault, parallel bars, and horizon-

tal bar as well as silver on pommel horse and rings, and all around gold. • In the Level 3-13 and Up category, Stephen Hiscock earned first place all around after his strong performance with gold medals on all six events; floor exercise, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar. In the Level 4 category, Kolten Marino earned first place all around. Marino earned gold medals on the floor exercise, vault, parallel bars, and horizontal bar, and a silver medal on the rings. Liam Dawson earned the silver medal all around in the Level 4 category after his strong performance on pommel horse and rings where he earned gold medals. Dawson also won silver on the floor exercise and horizontal bar and a bronze medal on the parallel bars. Shane Hiscock competed in his first Level 4 competition finishing in fifth place all around and earning a bronze medal on the rings.

There’s something about the surroundings at the Kelowna Golf and Country Club that brings out the best in Gudmund Lindbjerg. For the third straight year, the Port Moody golfer has won the KGCC’s Senior Men’s Invitational. But New Bellingham’s Bill Drummond didn’t make it easy as he pushed Lindbjerg to a sudden-death playoff on Friday afternoon. The two players finished tied after regulation with identical scores of 69-70 for a two-day total of five-under par 139. The playoff started on the par-3, 15th hole where both players made pars. The two then moved on to the par-5, 16th where Drummond hit his tee shot up the left side of the fairway leaving him a bit of a tricky second shot if he wanted to go for the green in two. Lindbjerg hit his drive to the right side and ended up with a very tricky awkward lie in the rough. Drummond hooked his second shot into the trees while Lindbjerg hit an amazing second shot onto

the green from about 200 yards away to set up a birdie and win the playoff. First round co-leader Ron Petersen of Pitt Meadows Golf and Country Club finished third at 142 (69-73), Kelowna Golf and Country Club’s Wayne Schaeffer was fourth at 143 (71-72), while Mick Palahniuk was fifth at 148 (72-76). The 176 player field was treated to a fun-filled tournament with excellent weather and tremendous playing conditions.

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Kelowna’s Norm Bradley finished tied for fifth overall at the B.C. Mid-Amateur Men’s Golf Championship. A member of the Kelowna Golf and Country Club, Bradley carded a three-round score of evenpar 216 over the weekend at the Storey Creek Golf Club in Campbell River. He (71-72-73) finished seven shots back of winner Cory Renfrew (71-7068) of Cordova Bay. Kelowna’s Justin Faasse finished in a tie for for 41st at 238.

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noticed a substantial increase in the amount of precious metals such as gold and silver coming to the Roadshow, which makes sense considering how high it’s currently trading at. He added, “The Roadshow is great because it puts money in people’s pockets, especially during such hard times. Lots of items that are just sitting around collecting dust in basements and jewellery boxes can be exchanged for money, on the spot!”

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SPORTS ▼ VOLLEYBALL

UBCO recruits new Heat players UBC Okanagan Heat men’s volleyball coach Greg Poitras didn’t have to look far to find his latest recruit as Kelowna Secondary product Leo Schober has signed his letter of intent for the fall of 2011. Schober is a relative newcomer to the game. “I picked up volleyball for the first time when I tried out for the KSS AAA senior volleyball team September 2009, my Grade 11 year,” said Schober. In his short volleyball career his team has had considerable success as the Owls were city champs in 2009 and finished ninth at provincials, while Schober was named the Owls most improved player. In 2010, Schober helped lead KSS to the Okanagan valley title and a fourth place showing at the B.C. high school championship. “He was an integral part of the Kelowna senior boys volleyball team,” said KSS coach Mike So-

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daro. “His superior net play led us to the provincials, following a city and valley championship. Leo will develop into a great player at UBCO and we wish him all the best.” The Heat’s head coach

believes Schober just might be a diamond in the rough. “With Leo’s size and how quickly he has picked up the game I was motivated to spend some time watching him over his sen-

ior year in school and into his first club season,” said Greg Poitras. “By the end of the club season it was clear to me that he was going to be a good fit for our volleyball program.” Schober was also scouted by schools such as Thompson Rivers, Capilano and Camosun, but chose to stay at home for several reasons. “With UBCO going into the CIS league, I could not pass up that offer,” said Schober. “Playing at a much higher level I will be surrounded by some of the best players in Canada. “Academically I chose to study engineering as my future career. I know that UBC is an extremely well known campus around the world…UBCO is also local so I can remain in my lovely home town of Kelowna.” Schober joins two other Central Okanagan recruits to join the Heat, as Kelowna’s Leigh Goossen and Lake Country’s Jonathan Russo will also be freshman this season.

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NEWS ▼ HAM RADIO OPERATORS

▼ ACCIDENT

Field Day exercise for preparation and camaraderie

Car flips, lands at source of problem

Barry Kerton CONTRIBUTOR

What would you do if all electronic communications were to break down? No Facebook, Twitter, email, cell phone or even your good old-fashioned landline telephone. This is exactly the situation that members of the Orchard City Amateur Radio Club will be preparing and practising for this June 25 and 26 at Raymer Bay Regional Park. The event the OCARC members will be participating in is called Field Day, an annual contest designed to test the emergency communications ability. To simulate this, amateur radio operator’s set up in the ‘field’ using portable, makeshift antennas and emergency power. Then they talk to as many other amateur radio operators as possible during a 24 hour period. The ham radio operators in the Central Okanagan, as they are more

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ORCHARD CITY Amateur Radio Club members Irek Kwapich (left) and Stephen Morrison. commonly referred to, know the importance of setting up communications in the field. During the Okanagan Park Fire and the wild

fires in West Kelowna in 2009 ham radio operators were called upon to provide communication support for Emergency Social Services as well as Interi-

or Health. In fact, radio amateurs are an integral part of the regional district’s emergency communication plan and have a spot in the

EOC (Emergency Operations Centre). The Filmon Report, a study commissioned by the B.C. government, recommended that: “All Emergency Operation Centres should include a provision for amateur radio operators, including power and antenna space, in case they are needed.” Norman Barton, EOC communications coordinator and a long-time ham operator explained, “The amateur radio operators were an integral part of the EOC during the 2003 firestorm. “They provided the communication link for emergency social services and the evacuation reception centres in Kelowna. “This was especially important during the first couple of days as cell phone and other radio systems coverage were spotty.” Members of the Orchard City Amateur Radio Club also provide communication support for COSAR (Central Okana-

gan Search And Rescue) about a dozen times every year. And then there are the social aspects of Field Day as well. “Field Day is as much a social event as anything else,” noted OCARC member Carl Bertholm. “While Field Day gives us the chance to practise our communication skills, it also gives us a chance to socialize with other hams. “At Field Day you might be able to put a face to someone that you have only talked to over the air.” Ham radio operators are also proud of their hobby and Field Day gives them a chance to showcase it. “Besides,” joked OCARC member Mike Fleming, “public exposure is worth bonus points.” Field Day runs from Saturday 11 a.m. to Sunday, 11 a.m. For more information about the Field Day exercise, call 250-859-7767.

Kelowna RCMP believe alcohol impairment could be what caused the driver of a grape coloured Volkswagen to lose control of his car, veer off the road and flip into a Kelowna vineyard. Police were called to a rollover in the 4800 block of Lakeshore Road, Saturday at around 2:15 a.m., said Const. Steve Holmes. At the location, they found a 20 year old Kelowna man, being treated by the paramedics for minor injuries. Police said he showed signs of alcohol impairment, so they asked him to blow into the breathalyzer. He complied, and Holmes alleges he blew twice the legal limit. The man now faces charges of driving while impaired and driving over .08.

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CAPITAL NEWS

BUSINESS

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Budding entrepreneurs step into a Dragon’s Den The winners were announced this week for the 2011 Dragons’ Den Edition of the Young Entrepreneur Program which was held May 30 at the Coast Capri Hotel. The young entrepreneur program, now in its 17th year, is for students in Grades 7 to 12 and is a joint initiative between the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission, School District 23 Career Life Programs and Okanagan College School of Business. Beelineweb.com was the platinum sponsor of the awards luncheon. With the Central Okanagan having one of the highest rates of entrepreneurship in Canada, the aim of the program is to provide youth in our community with hands-on learning experiences and create excitement towards the topic of entrepreneurship. Students entered in teams of one to five with 58 teams signing up to compete. As in previous years, students had to complete three tasks to show the judges the feasibility of their business idea: Task #1: create their product or service Task #2: create and develop a marketing and promotion plan Task #3: complete a financial plan which includes costing, pricing, sales forecasting, profit

projections and concepts Students began to work hard on their business ideas back in February. Teams were judged throughout the competition by business professionals (the “Dragons”) from many areas of the community. Out of the 58 teams that started in the competition, 44 teams were eliminated following the judging of Task #1 and Task #2. Fourteen student teams competed in the third and final task of the Dragons’ Den Competition and were invited to the awards luncheon as finalists. The first-place winners from Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon will move on to the regional competition at the Okanagan College campus in Kelowna. A prize of $1,800 was awarded to the winning secondary school team, with a $750 prize going to the team that comes in second place. The middle school winning team took home $750 and the second place team won a prize of $250. Third place team winners in both categories received bronze medals. All finalists received a gift bag containing items donated by sponsors from the business community.

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category was TWINN Designs from Okanagan Mission Secondary, comprised of Andrew Dibiase, Jonah Janko, Curyn Procter and Cory Janko. The team developed a business idea around a concept store called TwinnClothing, focused on bringing a new era and a new look to how people can wear new clothing products.

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THE WINNERS of the Middle School division for the 2011 Dragon’s Den version of theYoung Entrepreneurs Program for School District 23 was the Delight In Every Bite team from Constable Neil Bruce Middle School. The team consisted of the student Grade 7 trio of Baylie Beselt, Emma Tucker and Kennedy Fletcher. Their business idea was cupcake party business. TWINN Designs from Okanagan Mission Secondary; Andrew Dibiase, Jonah Janko, Curyn Procter and Cory Janko; product—unique graphic T-shirts and bamboo clothing. Secondary School Second Place Winner: Tournament Pro from Kelowna Secondary School; Terry Lee and Aaron Gubeli; product—tourna-

ment software that allows amateur sports tournaments to have access to real time scores, brackets and league information. Secondary School Third Place Winner: Triple R Tramp Bikes from Okanagan Mission Secondary; Trevor Tuck, Dylan Decker, Colton Cheney, Shelby Miller and Marcel Nystrom; product— modified bike that is made

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BUSINESS ▼ ENTREPRENEURS

Get out front and committed to entrepreneurial ideas A

s most of the readers of this column will attest, I have become quite devoted to the extended realm of entrepreneur leadership in the entrepreneurial journey. This week, I would like for us to explore critical items that a good entrepreneurial leader must possess, and then take a look at how leadership errors may become opportunities for enrolling people in their personal visions. There appears to be an endless supply of books in the market today that deal with leadership in many different aspects. I’m the first to admit that I own a lot of those titles in my attempt to explore and broaden my own knowledge base. But sometimes, I simfply get bogged down from the latest research. I mean, is it really necessary to know what your emotional IQ is? That’s why I find myself at times just wanting to get back to basics in this puzzle called life. Last week, I was deeply engrossed in dialogue with an executive from Calgary who is very

ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT

Joel Young successful at motivating and leading his team. In his office, he shared with me about how he had posted a memo on his bulletin board that said it all for me: “Three Things a Good Entrepreneurial Leader Must Possess: Vision, Strategy & Accountability.” After reading it, I thought to myself, that is what it’s all about. It is possible to take the concept of leadership and break it down into its simplest terms and still be effective. Entrepreneurs and small business owners alike need these great leaderships traits, too. And if you are like me, in the early phases of startup I want things to be as simple and easy as possible and yet effective. That being said, here are some quick thoughts on each of these three qualities for you to take-in

and let marinate over the coming week. Vision—to be successful and still be an effective leader, you must have vision and not be fearful of thinking big. You may not be running a Fortune 500 venture, or even aspire to do so, but you still ought to think big. Have a vision for yourself or your entrepreneurial venture that makes others want to tell you, “ You’re crazy, Joel!” Down the road, they will be kicking themselves wishing they were as “crazy” as you were at the outset. Sound good? Strategy—when it comes to your new or enhanced venture, is your emphasis going to be on growth or differentiating yourself from the competitors? And how are you going to accomplish that? Please try and remember this motto: “Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance.” I can’t tell you how many times I have worked with people who have great goals and aspirations but have no idea how they are going to do it.

So think about this, what will be your strategy for overcoming the challenges that may get in the way of the future you desire for yourself, your venture and your dreams? Accountability—I’m a huge fan of entrepreneurship and small business, as I indicated in my opening words to this column, particularly as applied with the leadership ingredient. But let’s face it, it’s a different animal. You have to be a special kind of person to succeed in this entrepreneurship game. Not all of us will have the luxury of having a dedicated alter ego getting in our face and telling us to get our butts in gear. That’s why personal accountability in the entrepreneurial journey is so important. Here’s another question: Have you followed through with what you need accomplished to-day to continue moving your life or venture in the right direction? Becoming a great entrepreneurial leader often begins with being able to lead ourselves. Let me offer a brief look a few most common

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he caregiver non refundable tax credit is becoming more prevalent in the filing of today’s tax returns because many of us have decided to take care of our aging parents or may have a child that has a physical or mental impairment. The maximum credit that can be claimed is $4,223 for each dependent subject to several conditions. The first condition is that the dependant person has to be living with you at sometime during the year and cannot be just visiting. The dependant needs to be a resident of Canada. The dependant can be a child, a parent, grandparent, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew. The dependant must be 18 years and older.

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Gabriele Banka The dependant’s net income from line 236 of their tax return cannot exceed $18,645. The person you are claiming needs to have been dependent on you for support due to a physical or mental impairment. There are three places in the income tax return where this claim needs to be recorded. The first is on Schedule 5 where the details of the dependant are entered as well as the nature of the infirmity. The next spot is line 306 for dependants that are 18 and older.

The calculation begins with a base amount of $10,215. The dependant’s net income is deducted from this amount. If the result is more than $4,223, the maximum deduction of $4,223 is taken. Line 315 addresses the Caregiver amount. This line begins with a base amount of $18,645 less the dependent’s net income. If the amount is greater than $4,223, then the maximum deduction of $4,223 is taken. If a deduction was claimed on Line 306 this is now deducted from the $4,223 claimed on this line. If the dependant is a child and you make child support payments, you cannot claim a caregiver amount. If you have recently

THE MAXIMUM CREDIT THAT CAN BE CLAIMED IS $4,223 FOR EACH DEPENDENT SUBJECT TO SEVERAL CONDITIONS.

gone through a separation you may be able to claim an amount for a portion of the year as long as no support payments have been claimed. If you have joint custody, you may split the claim with your spouse but it cannot exceed the maximum claim. If you have more than one dependant living with you, then claim this deduction for each dependant. If you take an eligible dependant deduction for this dependant, you cannot also claim a caregiver amount.

If anyone else claims the person as a dependant, you cannot also claim a caregiver amount. The Canada Revenue Agency defines a parent as someone who had custody and control of you when you were under 19 years of age and on whom you were completely dependent. Due to the combining of families, a child can include someone who is actually older than you, but who has become dependent on you. In addition, the dependant may also receive a disability amount if form T2201 has been filled out by your doctor and approved by CRA. If the dependant does not use the entire disability credit to offset his or her income, the balance could be transferred to your return. This is only possible if you have made a claim on line 305 and you are not claiming child support and no one else is making

the claim. As a caregiver you may be eligible for other benefits such as compassionate care benefits from employment insurance if you need to take time off work to care for someone that is terminally ill or near death. If you are self employed, you can elect to register for EI and may be eligible for compassionate care benefits. Sometimes you may need a break from taking care of a physically or mentally infirm dependant for a day or a few hours. If that is the case, some of the local nursing homes offer respite services whereby they will take care of your dependant giving you time to yourself or even just to run some important errands. Finally, you may opt to have someone come in and live at the home to provide the care giving services.

Service Canada provides a Live-In Caregiver program whereby a professional caregiver can work in Canada. These persons are qualified to work without supervision in a private household to take care of children and elderly persons who have disabilities. Both the CRA web site and the Service Canada web site have links to a short questionnaire that will help you determine if you qualify for the caregiver non-refundable tax credit. The 2011 federal budget has introduced a new Family Caregiver non-refundable tax credit deduction of $2,000 in addition to the existing credit which is to be implemented for the 2012 tax year.

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NEWS â&#x2013;ź FUNDRAISER

Couple of Harleys up for grabs in KDSC raffle The Kelowna & District Safety Councilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fifth annual Harley Davidson raffle fundraiser is in the home stretch, with just two weeks of ticket sales left. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We sold out of the three-for-$50 tickets over the May long weekend, but we have lots of the $20 tickets left and people are still purchasing multiples: 2/$40, 3/$60, and quite a few have bought 5/$100,â&#x20AC;? said Tania Meyer, KDSC executive director. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It seems that more people are willing to buy multiples once they know that the draw date is nearing.â&#x20AC;? With approximately 500 tickets left, KDSC is hoping for another sellout to meet its fundraising goals. The winnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name will be randomly drawn on Fatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day, June 19, 3 p.m. at Boydâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day Car Show at Kelownaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s City Park. The lucky winner will win two 2011 Harley Davidson Sportsters as well as a 32-hour

Learn to Ride course from the Kelowna & District Safety Council. The bikes being raffled are a black 1200cc Sportster and a birch white and sedona orange 883 Super Low Sportster. The total prize value is $25,870, but the winner doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to be present at the draw in order to claim the prizes. Only 3,500 tickets were printed, so the odds of winning are good. So far, each of the winners has been a Kelowna resident. The bikes will be carried by trailer from one location to the next, so that the first person to put any kilometers on the bike will be the winner. The prize hogs will be on display from now until June 18 at Princess Auto, where volunteers will be selling tickets each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The bikes will then be on display for the final day of sales, June 19 (if there are still tickets left at that time). Tickets can also be

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ENTERTAINMENT ▼ BACK STAGE

Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion making its way to Okanagan Mark Brett CONTRIBUTOR

Drawn into the enveloping mist Dralion audiences are quickly whisked away to enjoy a mystical experience of space, colour and excitement. In this uncharted dimension where time no longer exists and harmony reigns, the unique, symmetrical mix of art and body provide a virtual playground for the mind around every corner of the uncharted route. Add in a dash of slapstick and all is right in the unreal world of Cirque du Soleil, coming later this month to the Okanagan. Like the company’s other 18 shows currently touring the globe, Dralion’s success is the result of years of work by people who have dedicated their lives to developing the wonderment which has become Cirque’s trademark. People like acrobatics head coach Michael Ocampo, who initially signed on for a couple of years as a performer and now, nearly two decades later, is still a troupe member. “I love it, I really

do,” said the Quebec native as trampoline athletes warmed up behind him before show time in Abbotsford. “It’s such a

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THESE CLOWNS ARE ALL ABOUT LOVE, THEY LOVE TO BE AROUND THE CIRCUS AND THEY’RE AS AMAZED AS THE AUDIENCE ENDS UP BEING. Michael Hughes, ‘Alberti’

thrill to work with people of this calibre. Most of our acrobats and performers are perfectionists and our musicians and our singers too, because if they weren’t they wouldn’t be here.” Dralion is a colourfully fictional blend of east and west, the dragon and lion in which the four elements of air, water, fire and earth come together in an elaborately staged interaction of movement and story telling.

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PERFORMER Dong Jie applies makeup in the dressing room before his turn on

stage in the Cirque du Soleil production of Dralion scheduled for the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton June 29 to July 3. And while he is not one of the athletes, Michael Hughes’ role as Al-

berti, one of the three clowns, is a critical component of the perform-

ance. “Our role inside the show is kind of just to

share the love,” said the 30-year-old, theatretrained actor. “These clowns are all about love, they love to be around the circus and they’re as amazed as the audience ends up being.” Hughes admits being on the road so much can be difficult at times. “But it’s such a great ensemble here; they are like family for me,” he said. “There’s always a balance; when I need those few moments for myself and then when I need the ensemble. “There is just such an amazing energy on stage and off, so in that respect I feel like I’ve hit the jackpot.” After four years on tour, trampoline artist Dmytro Negodin still loves the audience reaction. “Mentally it can be difficult especially when you do so many shows, but when 3,000 people stand up and cheer,” said the Ukrainian athlete, “the public gives me the energy I need.” As staggering as the show itself, is the infrastructure, most of which is contained in the 18 semitrailer trucks that will

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soon be rolling into Penticton. It includes everything from the five-metre high, 18-metre wide metal temple-like backdrop to the three motorized aluminum rings suspended high above the stage used to move performers and provide support for technical and acrobatic equipment. There are also the 1,500 costumes cut from 5,000 metres of fabric which include some rather unusual items like bubble wrap, window screen and springs. More than 300 pairs of shoes alone are cleaned and hand-painted each week by the touring staff who travel with their own washers and dryers. Eight performances of Dralion are scheduled for the South Okanagan Events Centre beginning June 29 and running until July 3. Tickets are available at the SOEC box office in Penticton, online at www.valleyfirsttix.com or by phone 1-877-7632849. Mark Brett is a Black Press reporter with Penticton Western News. Sam Roberts Oct. 24. Ticketmaster.ca T

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ENTERTAINMENT

Veterans Tedeschi and Trucks step up for debut album TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND: REVELATOR (SONY)

Susan Tedeschi and Butch Tucks are wife and husband. She has a half dozen albums under her belt and three of those hit No. 1 on the blues charts while Trucks is a celebrated slide guitarist who plies his trade with the Allman Brothers Band where he is considered by many to be the equal of both Duane Allman and Dickey Betts. Earlier this year Tedeschi and Trucks contributed a song to the bigselling Herbie Hancock tribute album to John Lennon, titled The Imagine Project—not forgetting that Hancock’s previous album won a Grammy for 2007 Album Of The Year as a tribute album to Joni Mitchell titled River: The Joni Letters. Anyway, after the Hancock sessions hubby and wife met some new musicians who they took on the road as the Soul Stew Revival and this new album, Revelator, comes from that 11-piece band and represents the Tedeschi Trucks Band debut album. This is a fabulous slice of new gospel-tinged blues with all songs written by the spouses that promises to be one of the best blues albums of this year. The couple are very happy and that comes across on this disc loaded with love (and sometimes lust) songs. There is not a dud on this terrific album with the gorgeous slow jam of Midnight In Harlem, the serpentine gumbo of Love Has Something Else To Say and the gospelinformed Don’t Let Me Slide. As mentioned, all dozen tracks here are originals but Tedeschi and Trucks tend toward classic titles such as Bound For Glory (not the Woodie Guthrie song), Come See About Me (not The Supremes song) and Ball And Chain (not the Janis Joplin vehicle). But these are solid songs and it will be interesting to see how this couple will fit the success

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DANGER MOUSE & DANIELE LUPPI: ROME (PARLOPHONE)

This is a one-off collaboration between electronic artist and producer Danger Mouse and noted Italian film composer Daniele Luppi. Apparently this album was a long time in the making with both artists contributing while time would allow for busy careers. But Rome is more or less a soundtrack album to a movie that has yet to be made, or may never be made. There is plenty of spaghetti western, wet, echoey guitar on Rome, while the collaborative duo were wise to hire high profile singers Norah Jones and Jack White, ex of The White Stripes, to sing these songs and add a little more pizzazz to the sessions. Most of the musicians here are veteran and even senior citizens of the Italian film genre while most of the tunes are short. The best song to my ears is the Euro-pop of the Jones sung Problem Queen while the feature tracks as stickered are the string-laden Black (the opening melodies reminded me of Hotel California) and the White sung Two Against One where White seems to channel a little Robert Plant. I am not a cognoscente of Italian film scores but if you are interested in this semi mock up you will probably find some snippet to enjoy. C+

JACKIE EVANCHO: DREAM WITH ME (COLUMBIA) This album is sort of freakish for the massive talent of its 11-yearold singer Jackie Evancho. She actually looks

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younger than a young girl in double digit years and she did in fact wow the audiences and judges of America’s Got Talent a few years ago when she was only nine. Evancho is decidedly a phenom with oodles of talent but you are just left scratching your head about how this huge voice can be coming out of such an unfledged, doll-like body. Last year Evancho released a short, four-song Xmas album that came with an equally short

DVD of her America’s Got Talent performances and it sold at No.2 in the USA. This full length album, I bet, will generate a ton of interest where Evancho seems equally adept at operatic arias, pop songs and show tunes. The best of these are the two Puccini arias Nessun Dorma and O Mio Babbino Caro, along with a take of Sarah McLachlan’s pop ballad Angel and the show tune When You Wish Upon A Star. Evancho even holds

her own and more with Barbra Streisand on the West Side Story evergreen Somewhere (where the 60+ years in age difference makes the usual boy/girl duet seem doable) and with Susan Boyle on the David Foster-penned and produced A Mother’s Prayer. But my fave track here is the exotic, oriental-sounding Lovers as written by Shigeru Umebayashi that has some ambient electro leanings. Again, Jackie Evancho seems freakishly ac-

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two-CD set. Again, the original tapes were used for a brilliant remastering and restoration but the second disc here is a superb live concert that culminates in the Black Sabbath signature song Paranoid as well as the three hits off Diary Of A Madman with Over The Mountain, Flying High Again and You Can’t Kill Rock And Roll. The 11-track concert material here makes this a must own for the big Ozzy fan. B


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GRETZINGER – JAMES ALFRED “Jim” passed away on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the age of 85. Survived by his loving wife of 61 years Joyce, his children Bert (Carmel) of Kelowna, Brenda of Vancouver, Beverly (Randy) of Kelowna, Bradley (Karen) of Kelowna and Traci (Darren) of Calgary, 11 grandchildren, four great grandchildren, brother George of Portage la Prairie and many nieces and nephews. Jim grew up in Beausejour, Manitoba. He served in the navy from 1943 – 1945. In 1976 he founded Winn Rentals in Kelowna. His passions were hunting, fishing, curling, golf, and his family. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Kelowna General Hospital for their professional & compassionate care of both Jim and his family throughout his illness. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation: 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.

BORDEAN, LENA (nee Shandro) We regret to announce the passing of Lena on the 13th day of June 2011, at the age of 97 years. She was predeceased by Michael, her husband of 64 years, and is survived by her daughter Jane Wilkinson (Warren), son James, granddaughter Ashley Hackwell (Chris), great grandsons Dylan, Cole and Karter, and step grandchildren Justin (Chris) and Craig Wilkinson. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Pearl Smith and Kate Shandro of Edmonton and brother-inlaw Willard White of Sherrill, New York, and a host of nieces and nephews. Lena grew up as a member of the large pioneering family, the Shandros of Northern Alberta. She and Michael lived in Whitford, AB, moved to Edmonton in 1954, then came to Kelowna in 1961, where they operated the Orchard City Motel for many years. They enjoyed a happy retirement and eventually settled in at Hawthorn Lodge whose caring staff made she and Michael’s last years enjoyable and carefree. There will be a Memorial Service on Thursday, June 16th at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC, followed by an interment in Edmonton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.

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RUZICKA, LIBUSE (LEE) May 31, 1941 – June 9, 2011

Known to many people in Kelowna as the “Honey Lady” of Bill’s Honey Farm in Glenmore, it is with deep sorrow that we announce Lee’s passing at the age of 70. Lee passed away peacefully after a long battle with Cancer. She is survived by her loving husband Bill Ruzicka, daughters Susanne and Barbara, and granddaughters Emma and Annabelle. Lee immigrated to Canada with her husband in 1970 from the Czech Republic and settled in the North Glenmore Valley. She was a mother, a grandmother, a wife, and a good friend, we will all miss her dearly. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 4:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home (2020 Springfield Road ). A celebration of life will follow at Bill’s Honey Farm, 2910 Glenmore Rd N and everyone is invited to attend. If possible, please call Bill if you can attend the Celebration of Life at 250-762-8156. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be sent to the Canadian Red Cross Medical Equipment Loans Service 2280B Leckie Rd, Kelowna, V1X 6G6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com.

MARTELLI, MICHAEL (MIKE) Mike passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the age of 59. He is survived by his loving wife Elaine, son Scott (Cheryl), daughter Sarah Prosser (Joel), seven grandchildren, brother Mark (Sue), sister Karen Marinucci (Dave), stepchildren John Larocque (Jada Alcock) and Nikki Larocque (Brad Wallace), and a large extended family. He is sadly predeceased by his parents, Dominic and Olga. Mike grew up in Burnaby and lived in the lower mainland until he moved to Kelowna in 1998, where he enjoyed one of his many passions—boating. He was happiest in the middle of the lake with his friends and family. If he wasn’t on the lake he was on the golf course. Mike coached minor league sports most of his life, but was actively involved with minor football for over 40 years. He applied the saying, “Go Hard or Go Home” to everything he did, on and off the field. Later in life, he enjoyed attending Elvis festivals, serving as the Colonel to 2 of his dear friends. Mike was in sales most of his career, and in 2006, with his wife and business partner, he made a career change and began running Interior Tax & File Small Business Services, a successful small business services company. A Funeral Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 839 Sutherland Ave, Kelowna on Friday, June 17at 1:00. If you wish to make a donation, please do so in Mike’s name to minor sports organizations or the Hemophilia Society www.hemophilia.ca. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.

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SNOWSELL, ALLEN Myrt, Gayle, Karen and Ashton sadly announce the death of Allen Snowsell, husband, Dad and Grandpa on Monday, June 6, 2011 at home in Victoria, BC. Al was born on April 19, 1934 in Kelowna, BC. He was the eldest son of the late Frank and Chelta Snowsell (nee Reid) and brother to Lynne Schroeder and Jane Whyte. He was predeceased by his sister Anne and brother Teddy. Al was an intelligent, honest, supportive, loving man who took great pride in his family and touched the lives of many people. He graduated from Mt. View High School, Victoria and attended Victoria College and Victoria Normal School, finishing his degree at UBC. He taught for 2 years (Port Alberni, Courtenay) before moving to Kelowna in 1959 where he did his CA articleship with Campbell and Co. He later started his own company that became the CA firm of Snowsell, Jennens & Carter. All his life, Al loved nature, music and athletics. “He shared with his family his love, wisdom and care, that they may weather sunshine and storm with gratitude and cheer.” ~Ivan Jesperson~ Anyone wishing to honour Allen may donate to either TLC The Land Conservancy or Canadian Cancer Foundation (multiple myeloma research). No service by Al’s request.

HOWERY, HAROLD ZEAN April 10,1924 - June 2, 2011

Devoted husband, Loving Father. Servant of the Lord. Harold was born in Hanna, Alberta and spent most of his childhood on the farm in Okotoks and Spondin, Alberta with his parents, ‘Bee’ and Rose Howery and his three brothers before they moved to Hanna, Alberta. He enlisted in the RCAF when he was 17 and served faithfully from 1943 until 1946. He then attended Prairie Bible Institute in Three Hills, Alberta until 1948 when he moved back to Hanna. He was a businessman there with various ventures including trucking, Modern Auto Sales, the Modern Service Station, real estate, working for MacLeods, and his Hanna Variety Store. During this time he married and his three children were born. In 1969, the family moved to Winfield, BC and he was hired by White Star Construction, Marshal Wells, Woolworths and Vanguard before building 16 homes in Winfield. He spent his life in service to the Lord in various church ministries as a member of the Alliance Church and the Gideon organization, as well as being a Kelowna Airport Ambassador for the last 10 years. He entered the presence of his Saviour on June 2, 2011 after a brief illness. He is lovingly remembered by his wife and partner of 58 years, Frieda; his children Rod & Lil Howery, Dorothy & Tim Goode, and Brendalee & Kevin Robinson; his grandchildren Jocelyn Howery, Josh & Jackie Goode, Amy & John Geistlinger, Casey Howery, Rylee Robinson and Grace Robinson; his great-grandson Eli Geistlinger; his brothers Delbert & Evelyn Howery and Ron & Sheila Howery. He was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Don Howery. A memorial service will be held at the Lake Country Alliance Church on June 24th at 2 pm. If desired, donations may be made to the Gideons or the Christian & Missionary Alliance Global Advance Fund in Harold’s name. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfunerahome.com 250-860-7077.


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Computer Services 12/7 A MOBILE COMPUTER TECH. Certified computer technician, virus removal, repairs, upgrades. Let me come to you. 250-717-6520. 12/7 In-Home Repairs. New Systems/Upgrades. 20+yrs Prof. Service. Peter 215-4137

Concrete & Placing A&T Concrete for all concrete you need done. Big or small, I do it all. For Free estimates call Tony 778-478-9444. 250870-2730 + pressure washing For all your concrete services Check us out on our website okanagansconcretespecialist.com

Free Estimates. Government Certified. 250-451-6944 K.W. CONCRETE - Specializing in Driveways, Sidewalks, Floors,& MORE 250-575-4973

Contractors DCR. Reno’s, Kitchens, Baths Flooring/concrete/wood/decks/ stairs. Free est 250-862-1746 KSK Framing & Foundations. Quality workmanship at reas rates. Free est 250-979-8948 WENINGER CONST. Family company commited to Kelowna & Big White. 250-765-6898

Countertops REFACE Countertops. 1/2 the Cost of Replacing. Granite & Corian Designs. 470-2235.

Education/Trade Schools

Become a Psychiatric Nurse in your own community There is an urgent need for more Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN), particularly outside the urban areas of the province. And with the workforce aging – the average age of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in BC is 47 years – the number of retirees from the profession is exceeding the number of graduates. Entry-level earnings start at $29/hour to $38/hour. Train Locally – The only program of its kind in BC, students can learn within their local communities via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements, and some regional classroom delivery. This 23 month program is recognized by the CRPNBC. Government student loans, Employment & Labour Market Services (ELMS), band funding & other financing options available to qualified applicants.

Toll Free:

1-87-STENBERG www.stenbergcollege.com


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Countertops

Countertops

Drywall

Electrical

GRANITE SLAB SALE 30% OFF All Kitchens, kitchen counters, bathroom counters, vessel sinks. 150 colors to choose from GREAT QUALITY & SERVICE Open 9-4 Mon-Fri, 10-2 Sat. Showroom: 1115 Gordon Dr. Free Est. 250-870-1577

MIKE’S ELITE CountertopsAll Countertops - Granite, Caesar Stone, Sile Stone, Han Stone, Quartz and Laminate Surfaces. Hundreds of colours to choose from. We also supply and/or install any Tile application. We offer a special every month, call Mike to find out this month’s deal! Please call (250)575-8543, 2392 Dominion Rd., W. Kelowna.

PESL DRYWALL Service Inc. Renovations, new construction and repairs. Boarding, taping, textured ceilings. Call Tomas at 250-212-4483 or 860-3495.

A&S ELECTRIC. Resid/Comm Wiring. New constr, renov. & service changes. lic’d & bonded. Steve 864-2099 (cont #90929)

CUSTOM ROCKCOUNTERS.COM

Electrical ALAN Dignam Electric. Resid/ Comm. Service calls, Reno’s, Upgrades. lic’d, bonded & Insured. Alan 250-808-6595

Excavating & Drainage BOBCAT/Mini Excavator Serv Soil/ rock installs, postholes, footings, grading 250-470-2598

MJB ELECTRIC Residential & commercial repairs and service work. Data cabling & phone 250-212-5610

Fencing

Garden & Lawn

ALL KINDS OF FENCES, 6x8 Cedar panels starting @ $65. Gates & custom orders, staining 250-491-4622 www.akf.ca

1-1-1- All Exterior Hedge & Tree Specialist. Downsizing, pruning, artistic shaping & removing of hedges & trees. Ins. Call Dave, 250-212-1716

Garage Door Services

$29.95 “Lawn Cutting Great rates on all yard work.Fence repair & Painting250-863-7539

DAVE’S Excavating, We won’t dig to deep in your wallet Kubota KX121-3 Excavator with thumb Call Dave at 250 864 6562

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

GARAGE Doors- install, service, repair all makes of doors & openers. 250-878-2911

Edging Cedars - buy direct from grower, 6ft.-10 for $200, We deliver, Budget Nurseries, toll free 1-866-498-2189, www.budgetnurseries.com

Sales & Service Directory COMMERCIAL CLEANING

PROFESSIONAL, RELIABLE, BONDED, INSURED

COMMERCIAL, RESTAURANT, OFFICES, MEDICAL, STRATA & FLOOR WORK Excellent References CELL: (250)868-7224 FAX: (778)477-2668

CONCRETE CONCRET W. SPECIALIZING . E K IN DRIVEWAYS, SIDEWALKS, FLOORS, STAIRS, RETAINING WALLS AND REPAIRS

FREE ESTIMATES CALL KEVIN

250-575-4973

EXCAVATION TREMBLAY’S EXCAVATING LTD.

•Full Landscaping •Rock Retaining Walls •Portable Soil Screener •Excavators & Bobcat Loaders CELL: (250) 979-8033 BUS: (250) 861-1500

IRRIGATION/ SPRINKLER WEST-WIND IRRIGATION

We are now taking bookings for irrigation startups & repairs. We also offer free estimates on irrigation installations or major alterations. Call West-Wind Irrigation Ltd.

at 250-860-0025

Al’s Bobcat Service • Soil/Rock Installs • Postholes • Forklifting • Backfilling & Compacting • S/Axle Dump Truck Hauls • Mini Excavator Service

Canada for 34 years. FREE Estimates Clean & reliable work

ABC

Kelowna Gutter Cleaning & Repair

We install, service, & repair all makes of doors & openers. FREE ESTIMATES • INSURANCE CLAIMS • SENIOR DISCOUNTS Call Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30 pm

• Fix leaks • 20 years. experience • Fascia soffit repairs • Downpipes • Re-Slope

OVERHEAD DOORS

LAWN & GARDEN

EXTERIOR STARTING AT $1200 PNI 2 ROOMS, 2 COATS $169 PNI

RUBISH REMOVAL

TILING

c. 250.862.1746 e. dcrcontracting@shaw.ca concrete decks & stairs | wood decks renovations | general carpentry free estimates

HANDYMAN Larry’s Handyman & Renovation Services • Interior & Exterior Renovations • Carpentry • Painting • Small Repairs • Pressure Washing

CALL 250-864-5450

glmenterprises@rogers.blackberry.net

HANDS FREE MAINTENANCE

All landscaping & maintenance, pressure washing, window & gutter cleaning. Nature’s Gold soil & gravel. Dethatching & aeration, driveway sealing.

Dethatching, Aerating, Hedge & Tree Trimming. Full maintenance services. RESIDENTIAL / COMMERCIAL Free Estimates

250.863.8935

Jason 250-718-2963

KOSKI PLUMBING, HEATING & GAS FITTING

Call Troy, 250-718-0209

Residential & Commercial Wiring, New Construction, Renovations & Service Changes. Complete telephone & data cabling services, Prompt quality service. Licensed & Bonded Call Steve 250-864-2099

EXPERIENCED CRAFTSMEN QUALITY WORKMANSHIP

• Bath Remodels • Decks • Drywall

• Kitchen Remodels • Painting • Plumbing

• Electrical • Tile Work • To-Do Lists • Much More

SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST

MEMBER

Kelowna • 250-717-5500 kelowna.handymanconnection.com

Licensed, Bonded & Insured

Independently Owned and Locally Operated

TNTTRUCKING

TILE SETTER

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

250-212-5610 LIC#50231

HOME HOME IMPROVEMENT IMPROVEMENT

PARADISE

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR

paradisevalleycontracting.com Call Rob

(250)869.2787

KrisRenos Xpress

General Renovations Tile & Stone Specialist Residential & Commercial Interior remodeling, custom bathrm., bsmt., flooring, drywall, etc.

778.214.0395

MOVING North End Moving Services

Local or Long Distance Polite & Professional

Ph: 250-869-0697 Cell 250-470-9498

Joe’s Moving Service “The Professionals”

• Local/long distance • Storage Available • No job too small • Free Estimates Call Joe Anytime 250-470-8194

ROOFING 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

250-878-2483

www.kelownadeckandrail.com

TRUCK/ BULL DOZING

TREE SERVICES

MJB ELECTRICAL LTD. RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL SERVICE UPGRADES & REPAIRS

(cont#90929)

RENOVATIONS

PLUMBING •Renovations •New construction •Plumbing Service & Repairs •H/W tank replacement • Furnace Service & Installs • Gas f/p Service and Installs Bonded & Insured

A & S Electric

MAINTENANCE SERVICE

WE PAY THE HST

• Landscaping • Irrigation • Rock Wall • Allan Block • Aeration • Spring Cleanup • Power Rake

• Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades • Yard Maintenance • Fences, Decks • Tile • Graffiti Removal

250-718-8879

GLM ENTERPRISES

Artistic Ceramics.

Custom tile setting. Travertine, marble, granite & ceramic. Decks, kitchen, baths. Guaranteed work.

tracting

GARAGE DOOR GUTTER & SERVICES DOWNSPOUTS

LANDSCAPING

250.308.4380

Serving Kelowna & Surrounding Area • Rubbish and Junk Removal • Appliances & Furniture • Yard Waste & Clean Up Residential & Commercial - FREE ESTIMATES

In business since 1989

KITCHEN CABINETS

250-769-9068

Mitten & Son Disposal Service

765-6898

250.718.6718

Kitchen cabinets & vanity refacing. Replace doors, update crown, modern hardware, counters, tile splash. Bring your old cabinets up to date at a fraction of the cost. www.kpro.ca

DCR Con

“Renovation Experts” Interior/exterior Prompt, clean and reliable Insured 250-826-2284 wellbuiltconstruction@shaw.ca

250-878-2911

KITCHEN PRO DON’T REPLACE, REFACE 778-753-5776

ELECTRICAL

Licensed & Insured

250-763-4044 250-470-2598

PAINTING

DEREK’S PAINTING Serving Western

CONTRACTORS

RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free estimates, senior discounts, 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.’

250-765-3191

TRUCKING

Neighborhood Trucking & Delivery

BOAR’S ROCK TRANSPORT INC.

We accept “When the Big Guys are Too Big We Deliver”

250.317.2402

Top Soil • Ogo Gro • Gravel • Sand • Bark Mulch We remove: yard refuse, small trees, junk CHUCK 250-870-1138

Flat deck truck with boom crane Serving the Okanagan Free Estimates Competitive Rates email: boarsrock@shaw.ca

FREE ESTIMATES Brush & Tree Removal Reasonable Rates Stan Korzinski 250-808-2447

For All Your Tree Care Needs Complete Tree Removal • Shaping • Thinning • Crown Reduction • Stump Grinding • Fully Insured • WCB

FEATURING

WELDING

WINDOW CLEANING

FEATURING

O NC R E T C . W . K SPECIALIZING E

METAL FABRICATION LTD. Fences • Gates • Railings • Security Bars • Cargo Racks • Rollcages • Boat Railings & more. Tube Bending Specialists www.getbentmetalfab.ca

Residential, commercial post construction, gutter cleaning. Serving the Okanagan for 8 years. WCB Contact Randy @ 250-317-1029

DEREK’S PAINTING

(778)755-5722

Call 250-870-1009

IN DRIVEWAYS, SIDEWALKS, FLOORS, STAIRS, RETAINING WALLS AND REPAIRS

FREE ESTIMATES

Excellent References CALL KEVIN

250-575-4973

250-863-4418

BROTHERS WINDOW CLEANING

To book your space, call

250-763-7114 and speak with a classified rep today!

Serving Western Canada for 34 years. FREE Estimates Clean & reliable work

250-769-9068


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Services

Services

Services

Garden & Lawn

Landscaping

Rubbish Removal

GORDON’S Quality Lawn Care. Spring Special.12% off aerating/dethatching. 250-863-8935 I WANT TO CUT Your Lawn! Plain & simple, your lawn needs cutting, and I cut lawns. I’m asking for your business, and in exchange, you will receive both excellent value and exceptional service, GUARANTEED! Weekly maintenance, power raking, pruning, aerating, spring clean-ups, etc. Senior’s discounts, all inquiries welcome! 250-878-7283 ...Common Sense Yard Care... JIM’S MOWING. Same day service. Fully insr’d. Aerating/ Top Dressing. 250-310-5467 KELOWNA LAWN & Irrigation. Spring start-up and repairs. Gerry at 250-769-8717 LITZ LAWN CARE, weekly mowing, fertilizing, pwr. raking, hedge trimming & gen. yrd. clean-ups. Free Est. 764-6404 Please don’t cuss or make a fuss. We ‘ll cut your lawn, Just call us, Art & Lynda 250-7650286, cell 250-718-4340 TAM’S Gardening. Clean-ups/ Maint. Planting, weeding, pruning & more. 250-575-3750 Top quality topsoil, garden mix bark mulch, sand & gravel, decorative rock. Ensign Bros. Pickup Mon-Sat 250-769-7298 TOP SOIL $20/yd. Compost Mix $35/yd., Ogogrow, Gravel, Rocks, Mulches 250-868-3380

Gutters & Downspouts KELOWNA GUTTER Cleaning and repairs, re-slope gutters,etc Richard 250-718-6718

Handypersons Home Repairs Int & Ext, Flooring, Painting, Demolition, Fences, Decks, Any Home Repair or Any Landscaping Needs, Construction Site Clean-Ups, Licensed & Insured, Kelowna 250-718-2509 Penticton 250-809-1454 NEED a hand inside or out from painting to yard work. 250-215-1712, 250-768-5032

Home Improvements KrisReno’s Xpress. General reno’s, res/comm, tile & stone. Call 778-214-0395 PARADISE Interior & Exterior paradisevalleycontracting.com. Call Rob (250)-859-2787 WELL BUILT CONSTRUCTION

Renovation experts. Int/Ext. Ins’d. Call 250-826-2284 Your Home Renovation Specialist, Framing, Flooring all types, Basement finishing + Bathrooms, Decks, Sheds, Garages, Roofing, Additions Fences, Cleaning Landscaping, Demolition, Residential & Commercial, Kelowna 250718-2509 Penticton 250-8091454

Home Repairs LARRY’S Handyman & Reno Serv., Lg. & Sm. jobs, Graffitti Removal etc., 250-718-8879

Irrigation/Sprinkler Systems WEST-WIND Now booking for irrigation start up, repairs & installs. Call 250-860-0025

Land Clearing SMALL EXCAVATOR for hire. Fruit tree removal & water/sewer lines.864-0696 Reza

Landscaping #1 STOP FOR ROCKS. www.bcrocks.com. Please call 250-862-0862 BARK MULCH Fir or Cedar,$20 per yard. Delivery available. Shavings and Sawdust available. 250-8386630. Edging Cedars - buy direct from grower, 6ft.-10 for $200, We deliver, Budget Nurseries, toll free 1-866-498-2189, www.budgetnurseries.com EMERALD Cedars, Grown in Kelowna. 5-7 Ft Tall $15 - $20 Each 250-764-5262

FULL landscaping, rock walls, soil screening. Tremblay’s Excavating. 250-979-8033 GLM Landscaping & Irrigation 12% Discount!!! Custom landscaping 250-864-5450

Landscapes Unlimited; retaining walls, decks, deck coverings, lawns, all your landscapes needs in one call, 24-7, 250-809-1454 MADHAR Landscaping & Maint. Mowing, hedge trimming, shrub pruning, fertilizing, irrigation repair, small tree & shrub removal & planting. OgoGrow & Bark Mulch. Call 250-212-1024

Misc Services ALL KINDS OF FENCES, 6x8 Cedar panels starting @ $65. Gates & custom orders, stainning,250-491-4622www.akf.ca

Moving & Storage

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 NORTH END Moving Service Local/Long Distance. Free Estimates 250-470-9498

Painting & Decorating 110% P&D Painting, 34yrs exp. Clean quality work, reas rates. Free est. 250-769-9068 1ST. In customer service, Cando Painting, prof. reliable crew, 15yrs. in business, Int/Ext. Eddie 250-863-3449

BRITCO Painting. Repaint Specialist. Over 25yrs exp. Brian, 250-470-7959 EXTERIOR PAINTING starting at $1200. 2 rms, 2 coats, $169. PNI. (250)-308-4380. PAINTING. Big Jobs or small. Touch-ups - House - FencesDecks - Garages - Sheds Retaining Walls. Licensed & Insured 250-809-1454

Plumbing DREGER MECH. Plumbing, Gasfitting, comm/res & reno, ins’d, 24hr. Call 250-575-5878. KOSKI Plumbing-Heating Gas Fitting Reno’s Res. Bonded/Insured Troy @ 718-0209

Pressure Washing OKANAGAN Pressure Washing. Commercial/ Residential. Fully insured. 14 years exp. Call Dave at 250-491-1336 OKANAGAN Pressure Washing. Commercial/ Residential. Fully insured. 14 years exp. Call Dave at 250-491-1336

Roofing & Skylights GERMAN MASTER ROOFER. Over 30yrs exp. on all kinds of roofs. New Reroof & Repair. Tradesman + Best price Warranty. Free estimate. Call Steffen, 250-863-8224 Master & Visa.Card www.teamgerman.com. RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free est, ‘From a hole in your roof to a whole new roof.’ 250-7653191. TERRY’S Roofing. Tar & Gravel repairs, re-roofs & new, specialize in torch on. Call 250-718-5429

Rubbish Removal 250-808-0733 SKYHIGH DISPOSAL. Full service Junk Removal & Bin Rentals. $39.99 1/2 ton truck, Load Junk, Yard waste.Haul away. 250-863-7539.

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LARRY’S LITTLE DUMPER We haul little loads of anything, landscaping materials, & Junk to the dump. 250-7181114 Demolition and Rubbish Removal, Dump Hauls, Garbage, Metal Removal, Clean-Ups, Construction site Clean-Ups, Dirty Jobs our Specialty, Licensed, Kelowna 250-7182509 Penticton 250-809-1454

ERIK the STUDENT Rubbish, Tree Removal/ Lawn Care Hauls from $39.99 & up

250-859-9053

Sand/Gravel/Topsoil NEIGHBORHOOD Trucking & Delivery. Topsoil, Gravel, Sand, OgoGrow. Visa, Debit, Mastercard. 250-870-1138

Sundecks KELOWNA DECK & RAIL. Vinyl, Mod. Flooring, Alum., GlassTopless/Picket878-2483.

Tiling TILE Setter. Artistic Ceramics. Custom tile setting. Call 250870-1009

Tree Services 1-1-1- All Exterior Hedge & Tree Specialist. Downsizing, pruning, artistic shaping & removing of hedges & trees. Ins. Call Dave, 250-212-1716 ROB’S Tree Care Ltd 1975. For all your tree care needs. Ins. & Cert. WCB. 212-8656 STANS CHIPPING. Tree Removal & Chipping. Free Est. 808-2447. Licensed & Insured.

Trucking/ Bull Dozing BOAR’S Rock Transport Inc. Flat deck truck w/boom crane. Serving the Okanagan. Free est. 250-317-2402 TNT TRUCKING. No load too small. Junk removal, sand, gravel, etc. (250)862-0821 (250)765-2778.

Window Cleaning BROTHERS Window Cleaning Res., Comm., Gutters, Painting. WCB Ins. 250-317-1029 Hands Free Maintenance. Window, gutters, yard maint, pressure wash. 250-718-2963

Pets & Livestock Feed & Hay *HAY-SALES-GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.

Pets ADORABLE Shih-tzu/peke pups. Born April 8. 450. 250-542-3077, 250-309-7603

ASSORTED Koi & pond fish for sale. Call 250-766-2821 or 250-766-5642 eves

KENNEL & GROOMING BUSINESS FOR SALE Located on 5.4 beautiful acres with 3 bedroom home. Can be viewed at refreshingpaws.com Miniature Eskimo pups, 1 female, 2 male. Beautiful championship line. (250)545-1155 MULTI-POO Puppies. 9wks old. $400 firm. Call 250-3170894 or Chris- 250-863-0310 Pug pups, 3 females, 1 male, 8 wks old on June 18. $800 each. 1st shots. 250-503-2354 PUREBRED Standard size black Poodle Puppies. $600. Very Smart & Affectionate. 250-768-7869, 250-470-2422 Rottweiler puppies, 2 males, 1 female, ready July 15. (250)549-0324 250-547-6815 Trinity Shepherds Beautiful Old World long hair shepherds 250-547-9763

Merchandise for Sale Auctions UNRESERVED RECEIVERSHIP Auction, Caliber Systems Inc. As instructed by Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP. Day One - Tuesday, June 28, 2011. 45 Industry Way S.E., Calgary, Alberta And Day Two - Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 3637 - 44 Ave. S.E., Calgary, Alberta. Call CPA at 403-2696600; canadianpublicauction.com

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Building Supplies

Free Items

Medical Supplies

Misc. Wanted

Quality Patio Covers @ reasonable prices. www.glaluminumpatiocovers.com Steel Buildings. Factory Discounted/Canadian Certified. 33x39 Reg $19,100 Now $13,700; 54x99 Reg $65,600 Now $46,800. w w w. s u n w a r d s t e e l . c o m Source# 1KD 800-964-8335

AMERICAN Standard cream colored toilet. Clean, good cond., 250-768-7067 FREE litter trained kittens, assorted colors, adorable, if interested call 250-575-9085 FREE P/U- Appliances, Rads, Batteries, Old machinery, vehicles. Harley 778-821-1317 FREE: Travel Trailer. Call 250-861-1015

SHOPRIDER Scooters & Power Chairs, Lift Chairs, Walkers & ramps, new & used. www.okmobilityscootersplus.ca Shoprider Dealer, Kelowna: 250-764-7757, Vernon: 250542-3745, Toll free: 1-888-5423745

I Buy Coins, Collections, Olympic, Gold, Silver Coins etc Chad 250-863-3082 ( local )

$100 & Under 15LB boat anchor, $10. Call 250-707-2123. 56” tall, older brass floor lamp, $10. Call 250-707-2123. 64” tall floor lamp with 3 adjustable lights, $10. Call 250707-2123. 6DEADBOLT locks, all keyed the same, $15. Call 250-7072123. 800 watt max SST power inverter. New, $30. Call 250707-2123. AIR pump for large inflatable play structures, $45. Call 250707-2123. AUTUMN scene picture with lights and water sounds, $10. Call 250-707-2123. CAMILLO Jr. accordian. New condition, $40. Call 250-7072123. FOUR p/95/70 R14 tires, $25. Call 250-707-2123. KARCHER 9400 kpa electric pressure washer. Gun leaks, $20. Call 250-707-2123. LAVA lamp, $15. Call 250707-2123. NAUTILUS 12v battery guard with remotes for boat, $20. Call 250-707-2123. PLASTIC laundry sink with faucet, $10. Call 250-7072123. PULLER Set. 8”, 6”, 4” and 3”. $30. Call 250-707-2123. TWO 27” boat fenders. $12. Call 250-707-2123. WALKER with 4 wheels, seat and locking hand brakes, $10. Call 250-707-2123. WOOD carved rocking horse, $100. Very well made! Call 250-707-2123.

$200 & Under Computer System, Windows Internet ready Excellent Cond. $200. 250-869-2363 Kelowna LADIES complete golf club set w/bag, cart & accessories. RH. $140. Call 250-860-9724 MAYTAG HEAVY DUTY WASHER Great Condition $125 (250)765-3323

$300 & Under Computer Laptop, Windows, Wireless, Excellent Condition, $300. 250-869-2363 Kelowna DOUBLE dr fridge, washer & dryer & elec stove. Excl cond. $290/all. 250-470-2329 Greenway Electric Fireplace oak colored wood with remote $265 obo(778)754-1967

$400 & Under WOOD moulding. 5/8” + 4.5”. Approxiamately 600’. $400 for all. Call 250-707-2123.

$500 & Under 1990 Lincoln. Sell for parts $500 Call (250)860-8127

Estate Sales Wide variety of household items for sale including a 48 inch HD TV, golf clubs, living room and bedroom furniture, winter clothes, a kitchen table and chairs, corner computer desk as well as dishes, 3 ceiling fans. 1990 Miata, 1997 Toyota Lexus. Many other odds and ends. Saturday and Sunday, June 18th and 19th at 8772 Clerke Rd (above the college) 9 a.m. to 4 p.m or call (250)938-4241

Farm Equipment International Backhoe 3pt hitch attachment $6000.; 2 horse Trailer, $6000.; Pull behind sprayer for lawn tractor $250.; 295 Welder with Helmut, Rod, & equipment $200.; Master Craft 7” sliding wet tile saw, new $100.; Dremel Scroll Saw & stand $100. Alum. Orchard ladders 8’-$50, 10’ $60.; Pole pruner $15.; picking bag $10.; Antique dresser $80.; Maple baby cradle $30.; (250)546-3209

✮ FREE PALLETS ✮

Help yourself to pallets stacked at the front of the Capital News building located at 2495 Enterprise Way

(Next to Kelowna Chrysler) QUEEN size bed to give away, excl cond., 250-765-1414

Furniture ANTIQUE dresser with 3 drawers and mirror. 34”w x 17”d x 71” high to top of mirror. Painted white. $95.00. Email picture available. Call 778-478-9282. 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 ELECTIONS CANADA Rental Return Office Furniture. Priced to Sell! One of a kind Items! Chairs starting @$88.00. TOTAL OFFICE Showroom - 420 Banks Rd. Mon. to Fri. 8.00 - 4.30pm Call Susanna Today (250)717-1626

Garage Sales 2 Family Garage Sale, Glenmore Area -368 Still Pond Place, Saturday June 11, 8am - 1pm, Lots of baby/kids items, small household items and miscellaneous items

MISSION. 4672 Raymer Rd. Moving Sale Sat June 17/18, 7-2. hshold items. All must go. Mission Sat June 18th 9am1pm 3535 Casorso Rd. Community Sale over 20 homes. MOVING out sale. Everything must go! Jun17,18,19 8am4pm 1515 Golden View Dr. MULTI-FAMILY/GENERATIONAL Yard Sale Sat. June 18, 8am-4pm One Day Only! Furniture, Clothing, Sporting Goods, Children’s Books etc. Too much to list. Come see for yourself! 862 Tartan Rd. Kelowna

Okanagan Manor Moving Out Sale! #15-845 Jones St. Everday except Saturdays. 11-5 RUTLAND. Fri & Sat, 8-2. 1133 Findlay Rd.Many hshld items art & crafts fishing flies clothing bbq sauces several sites in park partipating.Watch for balloons. RUTLAND. Huge multi family sale. Fri & Sat, 845 Mitchell Rd. 8-5.

Misc. for Sale 1x4 Cedar T/G plained 5’ Long $1.50 per board, approx. 500 boards to a lift. (2) 150 Gal. alum. fuel tanks, freight liner. Christie Carriage - skyline logging. Collectors Items, 1986 Honda Shadow, 1100 cc, great cond., 34,000 kms. 250545-4653 or 250-308-0977 A FREE Telephone Service Get your first month free. Bad credit, don’t sweat it. No deposits. No credit checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines today Toll-Free 1-866-884-7464. BRAND new 5 stage reverse osmosis water filtration system. Retail price: $795. Now: $250. Call 250-863-1544 BUILDING SALE... “Final clearance!”. 25x40 $7995. 30x40 $9840. 35x50 $12,995. 40x80 $18,700. 47x100 $29,890. Ends included. Many others. Pioneer Steel Manufacturers since 1980. Call 1800-668-5422. CAN’T GET Up your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift. Call 1-866-9816591. Freezer beef, grain fed, no hormones, no antibiotics, by the side, $2.65 lb. CWF. 250307-3430. HONDA 3000 Generator (comes w/ electric start). Hardly used. $1500, 250-862-7929.

NEW JUNE AD TOPPERS!! Do you want your ad to stand out from the rest? Pick from our great selection of June Toppers for your ad! Only $1/issue! Call a Classified Representative TODAY at 250-763-7114 or email classified@kelownacapnews.com RIGIDFOAM Insulation, 2 x 5 10/ bundle $15ea. bundle. Call 250-862-8682, 1660 Cary Rd. SAWMILLS-BAND/ Chainsaw - Spring sale - Cut lumber any dimension, anytime. Make money and save money In stock ready to ship. Starting at $1,195.00. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT

1-800-566-6899 Ext.400OT VALLEY WIDE MEATS Lean ground beef, $2.25/pound. Extra lean hamburger patties, $4/pound. 250-838-7980.

Fruit & Vegetables

Petti-Bone, runs well. -TD 15, new transmission, winch, needs motor, other than that in good shape. -1964 D7 Cat, runs well, hasn’t been used in 2 years. -Couch saw mill, blower, nygger, everything ready to set up and run, cuts 30’ lengths. -Edger, D7 Power Plant. Offers. 250-547-2321 or 250-547-9098 Will pay cash for oversized scrap steel, caps, yarders, saw mill equipment, farm equipment, etc., All insurance in place to work on your property. 250-260-0217.

Medical Supplies CAN’T GET Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! 1-866-981-5991.

Sporting Goods REMINGTON M700 7-08 Buckmaster Camo $749, SKS’s, Glock, SIG, Bluing, Gunsmithing, Weber & Markin, The Best Little Gun Shop Around. 4-1691 Powick, Kel. 250-762-7575. Tues-Sat, 10-6.

Real Estate Acreage for Sale 20 ACRES $0 DOWN, $99/mo. ONLY $12,900 Near Growing El Paso, Texas (2nd safest U.S. City) Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Money Back Guarantee FREE Color Brochure 800-755-8953. www.sunsetranches.com 3 Acres, Whitevale Area, Lumby. Flat, trees, drilled well, gas/hydro to driveway. Price $230,000.00 + HST OBO. 250-547-6932.

5.4 Acres, 3 bdrm home with attached 1 bedroom suite PLUS income potential, see

www.refreshingpaws.com

Will consider trade for smaller home in Kelowna area.

Arrow Lakes Area 5.5 acres.$79.900 cash HST 5% mortgage at 89.900 HST . selkirk8@telus.net for pics 250-269-7328

Apt/Condos for Sale 1bd 1bth, 2nd flr pool, to view www.comfree.com #249559 $129,888 250-492-8915 2BD, 2bth, 1500sq’, bright top flr corner unit, great loc. MLS $199,900. Betsy Price, RE/ MAX Kelowna. 250-212-5520 HOLLYWOOD Station, 1182 sq’, 2bd, 2bth, 2 ug prking, SS, tile, many upgrades. $244, 500. $10,000 down. Balance mortgage for 5yrs at 4%. $1038.31/mo. 250-762-3966 SUPER-BUY in Salmon Arm, 2bdrm apt, 5appl, laundry rm, balcony, priced well below other properties for quick sale. $149,900. 250-833-2323

Fruit & Vegetables

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Garden Equipment

Heavy Duty Machinery

GRAND PIANO CLEARANCE SALE MOIR New & Used Grand & Upright Pianos. Call Richard Moir 250-764-8800

Fresh From the Fields

SALE - Saturday, June 18th from 9 to 2pm. 3400 Paynter Rd. Westbank (near Dogwood Nursery) - Antiques, vintage, collectible and household goods. Also GMC 3/4 pickup. 250 768 5314

DEER PROBLEMS? Problem solved! Bobbex Deer repellent available in Canada. Easy, economical, safe. Available at local garden centres. Dealer inquiries welcome. Ask for BOBBEX. www.bobbex.ca

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Real Estate

Rentals

Duplex/4 Plex

Apt/Condo for Rent

DUPLEX FOR SALE! 4 bdrm, 3bth, downtown, big lot size, recently renovated, good mortgage helper, close to hospital & all other ammenities. $379,000 Msg 250-979-0250.

Houses For Sale ******* 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 3bdrm heritage hse, in Lumby On large lot. Near all amens. $219,900. 250-547-9659 3bdrm house. Shuswap River view 1.03 acres, beautiful garden, peace, privacy. New roof, RV storage, lrg shop w/garage. $359,900. (250)838-7929 MORTGAGES LOW RATES. 5YR. 3.59% VARIABLE 2.25% Trish at 250-470-8324 NEW Exclusive listing, updated 3bd rancher w/ new kitchen and fresh paint. Carport, lane access & fenced backyard. DT location, unbeatable value at $311, 900. Call Larry Slemko 861-5122, Realty Executives.

Homes Wanted WANTED: 3bd rancher w/dbl garage or lrg workshop in Springfield/Spall, Lower Mission or Glenmore area. Could have w/o bsmt. 250-860-9001

Lots ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! Escape: Tornados, Floods, Hurricanes, Wildfire, Earthquake, Landslide and Crime. N.Idaho Peaceful Country Cabin on 30 acres. Get more magic from life. www.Magic Mountain83858.com

LIKE GOLF? Fully serviced building lot on mountain top, on best golf course in the South Okanagan. Call (604) 734-9798 View the area at

www.standrewsbythelake.com

L.Mission 0.27 acres $319,900 No HST Comm strata lots fr $330K.Hwy97N 250-878-8168

Mobile Homes & Parks ✰

Show Homes at 1680 Ross Rd. www.accenthomes.ca Accent Homes (250)-769-6614

You’ll Get the Best buy from our factory outlet featuring Palm Harbor Homes. Show Homes at 1680 Ross Rd. www.accenthomes.ca (250)-769-6614 Home packages available for your land or we have spaces/pads available. Bank/Credit Union Financing approved product. Done right installations and genuine service for over 40 years. REDUCED Spacious, 1522 sqf. 4bd, 2bath in family park. Clean. Call Helmut Hubert at Century 21 250-878-8010. WHOLESALE FACTORY DIRECT. Manufactured, Modular & Park models. Tremendous savings. Luxurious 1512 sq. ft home including delivery and installation only US $109,950. Many other plans available. The Home Boys 877-976-3737 509-4819830 or www.hbmodular.com We will beat ANYONE’S price!

Mortgages 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

Recreational 3bdrm cabin on lakefront lot. West Side Rd. $65,000. For details phone 604-523-9922

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent 1Bd - Avail. July 1st, 2Bd Avail. immed., incl heat, NP. Clean, safe, quiet enviroment. Near bus, lake, shops. Call Heather 250-763-7955

BRAND NEW! CENTRE POINT

APARTMENTS 1370 Ridgeway Drive (Bernard near Spall) AFFORDABLE LUXURYIN THE CENTRE OF KELOWNA! July Occupancy • One bedroom, one plus den & two bedroom • TOP FLOOR, CORNER AND GARDEN LOCATIONS!

250.762.7770

RentCentrePoint.com 1 BD, lower suite, Glenrosa, full kitchen, lvng rm, bdrm, private laundry. $725 + DD. Cable and utils incl. NP, NS, lady pref. 250-768-4250 or 250-212-3251. 2BD Close to DT, washer & dryer. Small pet allowed. $1000/mo. Call 250-717-7498 2BD full lower flr of house, Westbank, new reno’s, carpet & paint, lrg priv fenced yard, $775. Gary 250-768-4383 2BD. Pandosy St. Adult building, NS/NP. $945 incl all utils, WD. July 15. 250-878-0119 A-1 Condo Winfield area, 2bdrm, 1.5 bath, 1025 sq/ft all furnishings & extras, with 5appl, exercise room,pool,hottub, dry sauna, next to lake, heated U/G parking, avail Sept 15- May 15. $1800 utilities: electrical bill only. Immediate viewings.N/S, N/P. 1 month DD. Perfect for student. 403803-2577 BELGO AREA, Rutland Rd. South. 2bd, $900 + hydro, f/s, NO PETS, bus route, Avail. now. 250-491-3345, 869-9788 BROCKTON MANOR. 1 & 2 bedrooms. Please call us at 250-860-5220 COSTCO AREA 3BD, 2bth, $1450/mo + hydro, ug prking avail, $30/stall. NP. Avail immed. 250-869-9788 FAIRLANE CRT. 2 & 3 bdrms, heat & hot water incl. Please call 250-860-4836 MILL CREEK ESTATES. 1588/ 1590 Spall Rd. Various floor plans. 250-860-4836. millcreekestates@shaw.ca WILLOW PARK MANOR. Aurora and Hollywood. 1 & 2 bdrms. 250-763-3654

Apartment Furnished FURN’D 1 BED SUITE avail imm. Quail Run Golf Course, close to UBC-O, airport. Full Kitchen, appl incl washer/dryer. $895/ month incl util 250-540-2525

Commercial/ Industrial 1000 sq. ft. Office Trailer fully serviced on fenced 1/2 acre. Zoned Heavy Industrial Including Auto Wrecking. $2500 + triple net. Central Westside Location 250-769-7424 1200 sqft. $7.75/sq ft. C5 zoning. Central 2706 45th Ave. Lots of parking. 250-542-4443 1/2 - 4 acre serviced, fenced industrial lots for lease. Light, heavy or industrial use including auto wrecker & storage. 7000sq’ serviced coverall shelter for storage or workspace or build to suit. Westbank Industrial Park. 250-769-7424 900SF Warehouse/ Office w/600sf. mezzanine & 12’x20’ overhead door, incl. 10’x20’ fnc’d. area, $1000/mo.+tax. 250-258-6566 HWY 97 North, 1500-3300sq’ of ind. space & compound+ 1acre of industrial fenced yard. 250-765-3295, 250-860-5239 HWY Front avail at 1698 Ross Rd Ship/rec doors, prking C1 6500sq. ft. @ $12.00 per sq. ft. 250-769-6614 Lease: Baker’s Dozen Bldg. Industrial/Retail to 12,000sqft. Phase3Power,load dock, Prkg, 900sqft. office. (250)550-4847 LEATHEAD Rd. I-4 5400sqft.Warehouse. 1500sqft- Seperate Office. Fenced Land. Call (250)-212-2861 PRIME Location! Reasonable rates. 3100sqft unit #3-690 McCurdy Rd. Kelowna Warehouse shop office for lease. Rick 250-770-0903.

Duplex / 4 Plex 2BD & 3bd, College area, window blinds & appl incl. NP. July 1. 250-860-8583. 2 bdrm close to ammeties NS 5 appls. On the Westside. Ref’s & DD. (250)769-6515

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Transportation

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Suites, Lower

Suites, Upper

2bdrms w/d, yard, 2prking spots. Reno’d. Beautiful area. $875+ utils. Avail now. (250)470-0000 3BD 2 bath, 5 appls. Close to ammen. $1350 + 65% utils. Pets neg. July 1st, 765-3588 . 3BD, 2 full bths, carport, familyrm, newly reno’d, near school, shopping, July 1., $1250+all utils. NS pref, NP, NP, ND, fnc’d yard, call Henry, 250-712-0564 AFFORDABLE RENO’D 2Bd End Unit.Split level balcony 4appls. Rutland, Near. schools parks Athens pool. NS NP Large fenced yard. $890. 1250-542-1862 , 250-260-8518 KEL.N.CLEAN 1200 sqft newer 2 bd+den, storage rm, shared lndry, 1bath, major appls, a/c, prkng, $1100+ utils. NS,NP,DD.lap pet. 868-7677.

HWY 97 North, 1800sq’ of retail, 1500-3300sq’ of indust. & compound. Rutland area. 2000sq’ Retail. 250-765-3295 or 250-860-5239

1Bdrm suite,spacious bright Laminate Micro, Development Pool/playground. Avail. July1st $825/mo Utils laundry Incl’d. 250-765-4868, 250-575-5222

A Sweet Deal! Spacious, bright, clean 2bdrm. Upgraded kitchen/bath walk to Winfield DT shops fr, st, utils incl,d. Nice yard. NS. NP. $900 avail July 1st Call Denise 250-7664107 or Launa 250-212-3336

Auto Accessories/Parts

Rentals

PRESTIGE PROFESSIONAL OFFICE SPACE 757 KLO ROAD, KELOWNA TURN KEY FULLY EQUIPPED INCLUDES FURNITURE, COMPUTERS AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY TO VIEW: CONTACT SCIMED RESEARCH AT INFO@SCIMED.CA OR PHONE 250764-7830

Recreation Beach cottages Mable Lake Lumby end, motorhome stalls w/ RV hook up. 250-542-3276.

Room & Board Fully Furnished utilities, meals, & cable included $650 NS. (250)862-8353

Misc for Rent

Rooms for Rent

CITY LIVING In a Westcoast style! Beautiful rentals now available in Wesbrook Village at UBC. Studios, 2-bedrooms and Townhouses. Call 604228-2025 today, or email: DiscoverWesbrook@ ubcproperties.com. www.DiscoverWesbrook.ca/bcy

2ROOMS for rent on the westside. $400 and $500 plus utils. 250-859-7026. DT clean&furn rooms to suit your needs. Working/students pref. From $475, 861-5757. MATURE Female. Large Bed /sitting room, w/d cable Exec House, priv balcony. Beautiful Lakeviews.$600.250-769-0661

Homes for Rent 1BD Carriage House downtown, FS, WD, carport, yard area, $900+utils, NP. July 1st. 250-878-5737 2BD, 1BA, House near Ben Lee Park, $1100/month, detached garage NS, NP, Available July 1st 250765-5474

2BD & den, Glenmore. Gas fireplace, fenced yard, close to trails, park & pond. Skating in winter. Aug 1 or sooner. $1200 /mo. Call 250-863-9177 2BD Hosp area. 2bd, fridge, stove, w/d, shed, carport, NP, NS. $1100, Call 860-8031. 2bdrm Kiliney Beach lakeview 1bath huge lot, July 15. $1050. ref’s a must, 604-596-5645 3BD central loc. Fireplace, creek, buses, shared utils $1150/mo . 250-868-9059 3BD+den, close to all amens. Fenced yard, pets ok. June 15 or 30. Call 250-491-0568. 3BD, near hospital, must care for fenced yard, July 1, $1150. Ref’s req’d. Call 250-860-6325 3bdrm, 3 bath, spacious,fully reno’d, extra kitchen lower level, furnished, private yard, garage, extra parking, close to amenities, Lakeview Heights, Kelowna, mature family. $1600.250-769-0626. 3BD up, $1300 incl utils, lndry. 2bd+den bsmt, $1000 incl utils. 380 Hardy Rd, Rutland. Ruth or Jai, 250-862-5756, Shiv, 250-864-6810 lve msg 3BD w/ garage, 6 appls, small pet negotiable, NS, Rutland, Avail now. $1500, 861-5757. 4BED+DEN 2BATH BLACK_MTN $1250+Util. 250-869-8504 5appl. 2 decks.

ARE YOU BETWEEN HOUSES? Lower Mission, 2800sqft 3 bdrm, & large bonus room available for rent until Aug 13. Mostly furnished. 1 block from beach, backs onto park, 1 block from Mission Creek Greenway, 1 block to H2O Center, newly reno’d. $2600/mo incl utils. 250-764-6135 RUTLAND. 2bd house, 1.5bth, avail now. 250-862-1025 WESTIDE area, very private, 2860 Scharf Rd. 3bd House, 1.5bth, avail immed. $1000. Call (250)-768-5768. 3BD 6Appl Deck Carport Pet ok $1475 or 4Bd 2.5Ba 5Appl Dck FP dbl Gar $1600.8601961 www.cdnhomefinders.ca

Office/Retail 2 Downtown ground floor offices for rent at 1476 St Paul St. Just renovated with admin / reception support available. $450/mo per office with shared boardroom and parking near by.Call 250-717-0506 to view. 830sq’ street lvl Office/Retail space w/washroom, fully reno’d. Exc DT loc., 500 blk Lawrence Ave. Lease req’d. 250-769-7281 eves

RV Pads FARM COUNTRY RV PARK

2 BDRM bsmt suite, NS, NP, No Partying, close to UBCO & bus stops. $900/mth incl utils, DD req’d. 778-753-1356

2BD, 4appl, Rutland area, lrg fenced yard, garage $1100 incl utils. Avail July 1st. 250491-8230 2BD bsmt suite in N. Rutland. Near schools & shops. NS, NP, no lndry, $850 incl utils. Call 250-491-1829 2BD bsmt suite July 1, very close to Orchard Park, & Woodfire Bakery. incl F,S, W/D, priv drive, entry utils incl. NS, NP. $1050. 250-859-3510 2BD legal suite Rutland. Nr. bus & shopping. 4appl, ns, np. $950 + utils. Avail July 1st. Call 250-863-1155 2BD. Near Nesters. avail imd. 5appl, incl utils, cbl & wl int, sep ent., $900. 250-470-3449 2Bdrm,lrg Winfield priv entry, F,S NS NP avail July 1st $840 incl utils DD. 250-766-3395 2BD w/o. Lake view, lrg, priv. NS/NP/nprtys.Mature adult(s). Glenrosa $1000/m. 768-3346. 3bdrm (lrg)newly reno’d Lower Mission 6appls. a/c storage NS NP Sep driveway,$1175 + 1/2 utils.Stassi (250)862-0664

Best view. Best rates. Full service incl wi/fi & cable.

693 Mayfair Crt. 1bd suite, ground level, NP, NS, Nparties, avail now. $700 all incl. Every month inspection. Call 250-765-4594, 250-317-4015

Kelowna Call 250-862-7448

COZY Open 2bdrm, central priv.entry/driveway shared laundry. Utils+ cable incl’d. NS NP NK avail July1st $800 single $900dbl (250)765-1369

Daily, Weekly & Monthy Rates.

Shared Accommodation CENTRAL. 5min to Anywhere! Clean quiet great view $550. incl. utils, cable, net. Immed. 250-469-1238, 778-478-2288 FEMALE Student or Working furnished room Incls all utils, cbl & int, $450. 250-870-7183. CLEAN Roommate. ND, ND, NP. AC. From $450/mth. 250860-8106, 250-718-5837

Storage BOAT, RV & Dry Storage Hwy 33 & 97, Prime space, cheapest in town!! 250-862-8682

Suites, Lower 1BD 5Appl 1200sq’ Garage $750 Incl Util. or 2Bd 4Appl w/o $900 Incl Util. 250-8601961. www.cdnhomefinders.ca 1bdrm above grnd, spacious, bright, priv ent, sep patio, sep WD, gas FP, NS, NP. $800 incl utils. 250-762-9726 1BDRM, N.Glenmore W/O, Spacious, private entry, laundry, near UBCO, $900 incl utils. Call 250-868-8458 2BD Lgal suite,new home, DT area utils inc $1100. July 1. 250-878-9672, 250-868-3632

IN LAW SUITE Dilworth new lrg proff finished 1 bdrm on Rancher W/O, priv entry gar. pkg 5 new appls incl W/D, a/c priv.patio, NS NP immed. See Castanet ad 403-816-7024

Townhouses 2bd ($795) & 3bd ($925) units West Kelowna & Peachland for families w/ dependant children NP income comfirmation req. Call Marg 250-868-7104 societyofhope.org.

TIRES- ASSORTED. (4) 20555-15 4- 205-60-16 All Season- never been on rim, Walmart- $300. (6) 265-70-17. (4)195-65-15. 215-70-15. 20575-14. 215-70-15 4 Ford alum tire w/rim. 205-75-15. 205-7015. 185-70-14 snow tire w/rims, like new. 185-70-13 w/rim, new. 4- 265-70-14 Bridgestone, exc tires, 80%. 4265-70-17 Bridgestone, 75%. 250-860-8127

Auto Financing

Want to Rent GREAT TENANT Retired prof woman w/indoor cat,quiet, reliable, ns, nd, respects your property, seeks very bright, quiet grnd lvl, 1bd $750, 2 bd. $900 incl util. Kelowna. AUG 1. Call 250-763-6265.

Transportation Antiques / Classics Moving Must Sell very rare 2001 Chrysler Prowler, all options, as new, only 7000 mi. $35,900. obo. Best Price in Western Canada (250)5588104

For Sale By Owner

Cars - Domestic 1991 Taurus Wagon. 8-pass enger, auto, 199k, tires ok, runs good, crack in windsheild. $850 obo. 250-863-5950 1998 Plymouth Neon, black, auto, 124k, clean. $1450. Call 250-712-0466

For Sale By Owner

LAKEVIEW Heights. Renovated 2bd suite FP, 4appl, close to bus, shopping, heat, int, cbl incl (250)-769-3096, or (250)864-2988 LARGE 1264 sqf, 3bd, in suite laundry, 4 piece bath. New fridge, stove, counter tops, laminate and tile. Large covered patio entrance. Avail July 1, $925 + shared utils. 250765-4199.

250-763-7114 TO BOOK YOUR AD

RUTLAND. 1bd bsmt suite, NS, NP, $750. Avail. now. 250-765-3002, 250-863-5616 STUDIO apt, grnd-lvl entry, suitable for mature couple or single female. $750. utils & cbl incl. 250-764-8491

PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $150,000. www.orlandoprojects.com Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner financing. 250-558-7888

Suites, Upper 1 & 2bdrm. $650, $950 utils incl.View. Rutland. Pets ok. Avail Now 250-808-1250. 2Bdrm 4351 Turner Rd. L.Mission. Lrg. covered deck, all appls, $900+utils. (250)764-4684, or ( 250)-878-6159

Lots

Lots

CATTLE RANCH FOR LEASE

“105 MILE RANCH” Located just north of 100 Mile House in BC’s Cariboo Region, this ranch features: > 11,360 contiguous deeded acres > approximately 400,000 acre grazing license for 3,585 A.U.M. > carrying capacity in excess of 1,500 head > easy highway access > some improvements OFFERED FOR LEASE Please Call: Mark Lester* DIR 1 604 661 0890 mark.lester@colliers.com Alan Johnson 1 604 661 0842 alan.johnson@colliers.com

DIR

www.UniqueProperties.ca

*Personal Real Estate Corporation

WALKOUT/GROUND level 2 bedroom legal suite in North Rutland. Clean and bright. Available July 1st or 15th. Fenced yard, separate entrance, family neighborhood near YMCA. No smoking, no pets. Includes fridge, stove & water . $875/month + utilities. Call Don 250 764 8305

LYLE’S TOWING Free removal of unwanted vehicles. Pay up to $1000 for good vehicles. Lots of used parts for sale. 765-8537

2bd house on 1 acre of garden soil and Evergreens. Close to UBC and Kelowna Airport. (250)765-2740 or 861-0564 5BD. 3 up, 2 down with sep ent., 2.5bth, detached garage in Lakeview Heights. 250-8781865 daytime. DUPLEX FOR SALE! 4 bdrm, 3bth, downtown, big lot size, recently renovated, good mortgage helper, close to hospital & all other ammenities. $379,000. Msg 250-979-0250.

FOR SALE BY OWNER SPECIAL

SUNRISE VILLAGE D-PLAN Active Clubhouse with pool, hot tub, games etc. Excellent location,very private backyard, 2bdrm, 2baths, den, with heatilator fireplace, large country kitchen, double garage,fully insulated, lots cupboards built in craft room. Screened patio, new roof, all window coverings, 6 appls. many extras. Possession negotiable. Moving to Alberta Must sell. Reduced to $285,000 (250)762-2813 WESTBANK

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House & Salon/Barber shop , downtown Enderby, only Barber in town $259,900 okhomeseller.com. Listing #26623. 1866-223-4572. 250-838-9818. NARAMATA.MOVING abroad. Must sell.Appraised at $407,000.I will accept first offer I deem serious.Danny 250-496-5956 dmadigan@hotmail.com

3567 Glen Eagles Drive Glenrosa Open House June 18th 1pm-4pm Spectactular Lake View from this 4bdrm 3bath Walk Out Rancher Large Kitchen, Oak cabinets 2 Fireplaces, Extra Lrg Garage 2 covered Decks, RV parking, UG sprinkler system Call 250-707-0340 or view at: propertyguys.com #92716


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Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Cars - Domestic

Recreational/Sale

Recreational/Sale

Sport Utility Vehicle

Trucks & Vans

1999 BMW 328i

Convertible 5Speed 107000KMS Excllent Cond In & Out Air P/W P/L Cruise CD Changer Alloy Wheels Leather Heated & P/Seats $11500 Call 250-862-2555 Visit www.kfmauto.com 2001 Ford Taurus SE Exc. Cond. Cruise, AC/PW/CD new winter tires/brakes 155k’s $4000 obo 250-718-1595 2004 Pontiac Vibe 5-spd, 4cyl, 4-dr, wagon, pw, pl, ac, cruise, 183K, $5800. (250)545-0387 2005 Ford Focus, ZX3, 2dr, 4cyl, 5spd. 19,000kms. Exc cond. $5,500. (250)308-2225

Cars - Sports & Imports 1980 TR7 convertible. Runs. Needs new top. 1000. Chris 250-309-7603, 250-862-7763

1988 JAGUAR 6CYL EJ6 Soivergn. Good Cond. $6000 OBO (250)762-6245 1993 Honda Civic Si 262k, 2dr, 5spd, sr, pdl, stereo, after market parts, super clean, well main., new parts. $2900 obo. Call 250-491-0767 lve msg 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2dr. V6 auto 4wd new winter tires,fully loaded 179,000 k excell cond Lady driven Must be seen. $6,900 250-215-0661

1998 38 FT. MONACO HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR 6 spd Allison motor, 8.3 Cummins diesel engine, 18 ft. galley side, stereo wired throughout, good maintenance. Sidemount cooling system, hydraulic jacks leveling system. Monaco 8-bag air ride chassis. 15,000 BTU/H air conditioners. 4 twelve volt dry cell batteries for coach. Convention oven. 2 couches (J lounge & sofa). 2 TVs. Heated compartments. Extra large storage capacity (inside and outside compartments) washer/ dryer combo. Queen bed and sofa bed, tinted thermal pane windows, 2 way refrigerator with ice maker. Leather bra. Two new awnings.

Asking $37,000 Call Bob

250-769-7753

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tained, sleeps 4 seperate bathroom w/tub, A/C, Generator, New- Large Fridge, New Awning Alternator, Tires, Fuel Pump & Brakes. Ready to go. $12,500 250-762-6945

$19,000 Buys you a 34ft 2007 Cougar Trailer. Immaculate cond. 1 slide out. Elect & water ,1000 gal holding tank, sm 4x7 vinyl shed, on a beach lot ( lot leased) Trailer can be left all yr round. Westside. Viewing June 19. For appt. call 604220-5116, 604-240-8667 1977 15’ Skylark Travel Trailer, propane/electric fridge, propane 4-burner Stove & heater; slps 6; $2250. (250)503-8903 1994 29’ Corsair 5th wheel, 1-slide, F/S microwave, A/C, shower, 2 propane tanks, $8,500 obo. 250-306-1434 1995 GMC 1500, new tires & brakes, 1984 Comfort 5th-wh $8000 for both (250)260-1190

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2000 MONTANA FIFTH WHEEL Model 3280 RL with 3 slides & its buddy 2004 Ford 350 Deisel Super Duty Truck TRAILER- Elect. front jacks power plant elect. awning A/C garbage disposal reverse osmosis system, water heater (gas & elect.) catylitic heater W/D, 2 TV’s. TRUCK - auto, super cab 6.0 ltr diesel eng. new tires 5th wheel hitch, tool boxes Call 250-717-6350 1989 33’ Triple-E motor home, very low kms, only 50,000km from new, fully loaded with extras. Sleeps 7. Sep toilet & shower. Awning, solar panels, generator, a/c, microwave, tv, electric leveling jacks, etc. New transmission. $15,000. (250)308-1111

1992 Toyota Land Cruiser. If you like Land Cruisers, this one is a beauty and very reliable. Body in great condition, all wheel drive all the time, power windows and locks, seats seven. Asking $11,500. Call 250-491-8407 or e-mail kparnell@shaw.ca. 1997 TJ Jeep, 4” Pro Comp, suspension lift, tires 33x12.5x15,hard top, soft top. $7800.obo. 250-503-1821

Trucks & Vans 1980 GMC 3/4 Ton Short Box 350 Auto. excell. cond. Shows Well. $6350 (250)878-7393 1989 Mazda truck, good runner, $1600 obo. 250-765-6411 after 5 pm. 1995 Dodge Laramie, dually, $10,000, Tandem 5th Wheel Flatdeck Trailer $4,000 or both for $14,000 obo 250-212-0751 2001 Cheve Venture EXT

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

Sport Utility Vehicle 1997 Land Rover Discovery, 4x4, 4.0 auto, loaded, exc. cond. $4900. (250)308-2225

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Utility Trailers 2004 12’ CARGO TRAILER “Interstate” Lock box, extra security (not included in price). $3900. 250-317-1235, eager to sell.

Boats 12’ Kolibri Sailboat w/trailer; Main Sail & Jib, Center Board; needs new seat & minor repairs, $1000. (250)503-8903

Mint Cond In & Out Dual A/C P/W P/L P/M Cruise Tilt Cd Player Said Air Bags New Tires 162000KM Must See & Drive $3490 Call 250-862-2555 Visit www.kfmauto.com 2001 Dodge Ram 2500

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Scrap Car Removal $100 cash Paid for unwanted vehicles. Call Paul Haul (250)808-9593 1AA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Min $60 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 250-899-0460

2007 GMC Sierra 2500, ext cab, Z71 suspension, hitch, OnStar plus cell phone, 22,880km, Silver birch, full pkg, 1yr warrenty left, $27,900. 250-768-5787

12’ Aluminum Boat & tilt trailer, box is 6’x8’ with boat rack, $1350. (250)549-0447

1996 24ft Slumber Queen, Estate Sale, Immaculate, 111k, new exhaust, brakes, 460 ford $13,900 Call 250-717-1747

1996 5th wheel(Shadow Cruiser) trailer, good cond, sleeps 4, shower, propane fridge, stove, hot water heater & furnace. $8900. 250-545-4638. 1997 5th Wheel, 32’, 2 pull outs, needs TLC, $4000. 250860-5709 lv msg. 1999 25’ Travelaire motor home, loaded, tow package, air suspension, awning, V10, 2 skylights. 104,963km. $30,000 obo. 250-379-2838 evenings 2010 Jayco Designer 35’ RLTS Luxury 5th wheel, triple slide, dual pane windows, 10cu’ fridge, ledge stone f/p, 2 leather recliners, leather couch, customer value pkg, power awning, polished alum wheels, central vac, mor/ryde suspension, mor/ryde pin box, portable BBQ, bike rack, 2 fantastic fans, generator prep, slide out awning covers, remote keyfob for jacks, awnings & slides, 40” flat screen TV in livingroom, 22” flat screen TV in bedroom, king size bed, premium sound system, cherry wood cabinetry, custom fitted shaw satelite PVR receiver in fire place, Premium condition. Must sell, discounted price $52,950.obo (250)317-7194 or 250-838-6048

2005 Ford Freestar Van. 86000 km. $8900 OBO. Excellent shape. 250-764-7610.

2WD Auto Crew Cab A/C P/W P/L P/M Cruise Tilt CD Player Keyless Entry Alloy Wheels Tow Pkg Box Liner $6990 Call 250-862-2555 Visit www.kfmauto.com 2003 Montana, 152K, good condition, $5000. 250-8781865 daytime. 2004 Chevrolet 3/4 Ton 4x4, 83,000km, 2500 HD, 6.0 ltre engine, 4 speed auto - tow assist, A/C, comes with 70 cfm underhood aircompressor, 10,500. Larry at 250-540-0303

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17’ Aquastar, w/Merc cruiser, galvanized trailer, canvas top, ski bar, $4950. (250)260-1954 1987 Sea Ray Sorrento 24’ Sport Cuddy 350 Magnum V8. Well maintained, lots of extras. $14,800 Call (250) 808-8688 2007 Searay, Wake Board Tower, 4.3 Merc, ext. swim platform, bimini Top, 2yr warranty $21,500. (250)545-5998 2009 Bayliner Bowrider, 17.5’ V6 inboard, less than 100hrs incl trailer and jackets. $14,900. 1 owner. This is not an x-rental. 1036 Paret Cres. 250-764-8198 Honda 8-hp, 4 stroke, brand new, used 2 hours, $2200. (250)546-3205

Houseboats 35x11.5ft HOUSEBOAT

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

T11-065 Lakeshore Road Corridor - Richter to Lexington

T11-071 Mill Creek Corridor- Infrastructure Impact Management Strategy

Sealed proposals clearly marked on the outside of the envelope with the words “T11-065 Lakeshore Road Corridor - Richter to Lexington” will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna, BC up until 3pm, Local Time, June 30, 2011. The Request for Proposal (RFP) will not be opened publicly.

Sealed proposals clearly marked on the outside of the envelope with the words “T11-071 Mill Creek CorridorInfrastructure Impact Management Strategy” will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna, BC up until 3pm, Local Time, June 28, 2011. The Request for Proposal (RFP) will not be opened publicly.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all responses, to waive defects in any bid or tender documents and to accept any tender or offer which it may consider to be in the best interest of the City. The lowest or any tender or offer will not necessarily be accepted.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all responses, to waive defects in any bid or tender documents and to accept any tender or offer which it may consider to be in the best interest of the City. The lowest or any tender or offer will not necessarily be accepted.

RFP documents may be obtained at no charge from the City of Kelowna website or from the City of Kelowna Purchasing Branch, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna BC V1Y 1J4.

RFP documents may be obtained at no charge from the City of Kelowna website or from the City of Kelowna Purchasing Branch, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna BC V1Y 1J4.

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WEEKLY SPECIALS 100% BC Owned and Operated Prices Effective Thursday, June 16 to Wednesday, June 22, 2011. We reserve the right to limit quantities. We reserve the right to correct printing errors.

Grocery Department

Meat Department

Barbara’s Cheese Puffs

Dewlands Fruit Juice

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

2/4.00

2/4.00

155-198g • product of USA

1 L • product of South Africa + dep. + eco fee

Stahlbush Island Farms Frozen Fruit

Flamous Falafel Chips

assorted varieties

original or spicy

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

4.99lb/11.00kg

2/5.00

7.99

454g pkg

Green Seedless Grapes Certified Organic, California Grown

Diamond Willow Organic Beef Burgers

2.98lb/6.57kg

568g

Deli Department

Kicking Horse Organic Fair Trade Coffee

oven roasted, sundried tomato or dijon

9.99

10.99

1.99/100g

500ml • product of Quebec

reg 3.29

454g • product of Canada

Edamame Salad Whistler Glacial Spring Water

1.29/100g

Dr. Oetker Casa di Mama Frozen Pizzas

4/5.00

Fancy Large Hot House Red, Yellow and Orange Peppers B.C. Grown

1.98lb/4.37kg

Cuddy Turkey Roasts

Luc Bergeron Organic Maple Syrup

assorted varieties

reg 2.29

Health Care Department Purica Extra Strength Recovery Alleviates pain and inflammation from injuries and overtraining. Accelerates the healing process!

49.99

assorted varieties

4.99

1 L • product of B.C. + dep. + eco fee

395-410g • product of Germany

Earth’s Choice Organic Salsa

Taste of Nature Organic Fruit & Nut Bars

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

2/7.00

Certified Organic, California Grown

227g • product of USA

227-300g product of USA

500ml • product of Canada

Strawberries from Earthbound Farm

value pack

3.99

2.99

Produce Department

greens+multi+

Organic Meadow Organic Ice Cream vanilla, strawberry or chocolate

5.99

946ml • product of Canada

49.99

Bakery Department

507-546g

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

4.99

package of 6 • reg 7.49

4/5.00

360 caps

Sisu Coenzyme Q10 100mg Bonus Size Helps to support and maintain cardiovascular health. An antioxidant for the maintenance of good health.

40g • product of USA

Rice Bakery

Danone Activia Yogurt assorted varieties

4.99

8/100g product of Canada

Flaxseed, Multiseed or Brown Rice Crumbs

25.99

150 caps

Bulk Department

4.99

Gourmet Salts from Around the World

454g

assorted varieties, prepacked

10% off regular retail price

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