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The bullet riddled SUV that acted as a macabre reminder of Sundayâ€™s gangland slaying was finally towed from the crime scene late Tuesday, but questions about how the community can keep similar activities at bay still linger. â€œIâ€™ve been asked about whether we can have a (citywide) ban on clothing associated with gangs,â€? said Kelowna Mayor Sharon Shepherd, offering up one of the ideas thrown her way. â€œMaybe itâ€™s a possibility that we could enforce it, but maybe it couldnâ€™t be done in the next door neighbour community.â€? On a business-to-business level, that kind of colour ban was already encouraged by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce in 2009, but the chamberâ€™s current CEO, Caroline Grover, said itâ€™s far from a mandate. Also, its effectiveness is hard to judge. The Delta Grand Hotel has a colour ban policy in place and yet that didnâ€™t stop the most violent gang outburst this city has seen from happening on The Deltaâ€™s front steps. â€œObviously weâ€™re working with the local RCMP to see if thereâ€™s more we can do, but weâ€™ve already taken a zero tolerance perspective on allowing gang colours in the hotel,â€? said Daniel Bibby, general manager of the hotel. â€œIt helps, but all it does is ensure that anybody on the resort, whoâ€™s identifying themselves as part of a gang, removes the clothing for the sake of other visitors.â€? At best, itâ€™s an uneven approach, and Mayor Shepherd said that a concerted education campaign may be a better way forward. â€œThere are things businesses can do,â€? she said. â€œ(For example) if people are buying big merchandise items with cash, then maybe businesses shouldnâ€™t take that money.â€? Shepherd recently identified her desire to see a gang-business registry be published so area residents can make informed choices. Itâ€™s been done in the past by the RCMP, but thatâ€™s a complicated issue which requires a lot of effort. Above all else, however, sheâ€™d like to see community members meet to discuss how to nip gang activities in the bud so younger generations donâ€™t see cause to take the Bacon brothersâ€™ path.
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The parliamentary secretary to Premier Christie Clark may feel the appointment of an municipal auditor-general will be good for smaller municipalities, but local mayors disagree. Chilliwack Liberal MLA John Les, a former mayor and former president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, says all elected officials, no matter what level, can benefit from financial oversight. â€œThis (municipal auditor general) office, particularly for smaller municipalities, can provide real value,â€? said Les in defending the new position. But local mayors James Baker of Lake Country, Keith Fielding of Peachland, Doug Findlater of West Kelowna and Sharon Shepherd of Kelowna all question the need for such a position in B.C. given that there are already stringent rules in place governing the reporting of municipal finances. See Needless A3
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Kelowna has convinced its agricultural advisory committee (AAC) to support its proposal to use agricultural land in Glenmore for future recreational purposes. And it did so by agreeing to address agricultural land issues in Glenmore and other areas of the city. According to Terry Barton, manager of parks and public places for the City of Kelowna, the “city-wide solution” won over the advisory committee after its initial decision not to support the creation of the proposed Glenmore Recreational Park at the corner of Longhill and Valley Roads. The committee refused to support the proposal to use 10.5 hectares of ALR land because it felt the plan was not in the best interests of agriculture in the city. But after city officials went back to the committee and agreed to several measures aimed at enhancing agriculture elsewhere, the committee relented. The committee’s support is considered critical to getting the provincial Agricultural Land Commission to approve the removal of the land from the agricultural land reserve. “Council asked us to get the support of the AAC, so we went back with several mitigating proposals,” said Barton. Those measures include removing
existing sports fields at Scenic and Valley Roads so the land can once again be used for agricultural purposes, moving the existing area fire hall off agricultural land to what is considered a better location and improving water and drainage on a large block of agricultural land in the Benvoulin and Springfield Road area. Moving the firehall could be as long as five to 10 years off. The proposals put to the committee also call for a covenant for the new recreation park to have the land return to the ALR when it is no longer needed for recreational use. “There are only so many things we can do in the (proposed) park so we looked instead at a city-wide solution,” said Barton. The land the city wants to use for the new park is currently privately owned but the city has made a deal with owners pending approval by the land commission to allow the recreational uses. Development of the new park would likely take place over several years, similar to the development of the Mission Recreation Park on Gordon Drive and could cost millions to complete. Some preliminary work on the recreation site concept has been started, but no specific proposal is drawn up yet. The decision to move forward will rest with a decision by the ALC, for approval of the land being removed from the Agriculture Land Reserve.
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Const. Steve Holmes (above) explains the typical day in the life of the RCMP patrol boat unit, while Const. Rohel Williams (left, checking a boat operator’s license and registration) navigates the vessel. The patrol boat’s first focus is to help out anyone in distress. The patrol boat also ensures that boat operators have the correct license, registration, a visible serial number and that they are not intoxicated or speeding while riding on the water.
Municipal auditor-general position called redundant by mayors Needless from A1 Those rules include mandatory audits and the prohibition of budget deficits and the requirement that provincial permission be received in order to borrow large amounts of money. “This appears to be a solution in search of a problem,” said Baker, echoing a position paper on the proposal issued by the Union of B.C. Municipalities. “I’m not really sure why it is necessary or what is the reason for it.” Like Fielding, Find-
later and Shepherd, Baker said he feels municipalities are already prudent with their finances, noting each year a limited number of demands for additional services, infrastructure and facilities can be met because of financial constraints. “We’d would love to provide everything people want but we can’t. We have to budget within our means.” And it is not just small municipalities that are questioning the need for the a municipal auditor general. Shepherd, whose city
is the ninth largest in B.C. and the biggest outside of the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley, agrees with the trio of local smaller community mayors. “It’s hard to comment because we don’t know what the rationale is for this,” she said. But she added the issue is certain to be discussed at the next UBCM meeting in September. As the chairwoman of her city’s audit committee, Shepherd sees first hand what she calls the “very stringent” accounting practices her city has to follow.
“Is this (proposal) setting up another department that will prove costly for all taxpayers?” she asked. The Central Okanagan Regional District board, on which all four mayors sit, has also come out against the proposal. The Union of B.C. Municipalities paper notes the many measures currently in place when it comes to keeping municipal finances in check, including statutory responsibilities and limits, mandatory audits, requirements for open meetings, and open financial and perfor-
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Elaine Rustad, Kathleen Lemieux and Karlena Siwy pose with the Kelowna Women’s Shelter pink tote bags at last Saturday’s Fusion Festival in downtown Kelowna. Lemieux, coordinator of awareness, events and volunteers, said the tote-al awareness campaign has featured local celebrities wearing the bags.
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Ron Cannan continued funding of the special enforcement unit. “We want to maintain this focus on guns and gangs,” she said in a statement. Kelowna Lake Country MP Ron Cannan hasn’t indicated that more cash will be thrown at the problem, but he says the Conservatives are steadfast in their approach to keeping crime at bay. “The federal government will still continue to maintain our funding commitments, and ensure the legislation is in place to address organized crime through mandatory sentencing and police enforcement,” he said.
Cannan added that gang activity is everywhere and legislation is the best way his branch of government can deal with the problem. The need for the 16-member task force rose to the forefront Sunday when a masked gunman shot at five people in a vehicle in the parking lot of the Delta Grand Hotel. Red Scorpion kingpin Jonathan Bacon was killed and Hells Angel Larry Amero and Independent Soldier James Riach were injured. Riach fled the scene while the others remain in hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No arrests have been made but police are asking the public for information about a newer silver/ green Ford Explorer that matches the description of the getaway vehicle. Any information about the suspect vehicle can be called in to Kelowna RCMP at 250-7623300 or to the Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-2228477.
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AIDS quilt comes to mall The AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display at Orchard Park Shopping Centre from Aug. 22 to 28 to help mark the 15th anniversary of the annual Living Positive AIDS Walk in Kelowna, sponsored by Interior Savings Credit Union. The 54-tonne, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 92,000 individuals lost to AIDS. The quilt will be displayed in the mall by the Sport Chek store in Pear Court. The Living Positive AIDS Walk itself will be held at Kerry Park on Sunday, Sept. 25. As part of the will be information about the AIDS Walk at the AIDS Quilt display for anyone interested in participating, volunteering or donating. Established in 1987, The NAMES Project Foundation—he inter-
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threat of AIDS. By revealing the humanity behind the statistics, The quilt helps teach compassion, triumphs over taboo, stigma and phobia; and inspires individuals to take direct responsibility for their own well being and that of their family, friends and community. Julie Rhoad, executive director of The NAMES Project Foundation, said, “We are eager to share The AIDS Memorial Quilt with your community for it is unlike any memorial ever created. With teddy bears and Boy Scout badges, love letters and photographs, this North American treasure was created by the people for real people who were
loved and lost to AIDS. “We thank the Living Positive Resource Centre for their visionary efforts in hosting this event and invite you to see what wonderful healing art we have created together as an international community.” Sections are continuously on display across the country in schools, places of worship, community centers, businesses, corporations and a variety of other institutional settings all in the hope of making the realities of HIV and AIDS real, human and immediate. To date, more than 19 million people have seen The AIDS Memorial Quilt at tens of thousands of display around the world.
DreamLift Day sponsor recognized John Tietzen’s sponsorship advocacy on behalf of the Dreamlift Day trip to Disneyland has been honored by the Sunshine Foundation of Canada. Tietzen, owner of several Wendy’s franchise outlets in the southern Interior including the Central Okanagan, is the 2011 recipient of the Wayne C. Dunn Spirit of Service Award, in recognition of his devotion and dedication to this cause. Tietzen has been involved with Sunshine since 1994 when he first
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hen I was on holidays last month, I visited the International Slavery museum in Liverpool, England. This museum captured the history of slavery, emphasizing that even today there are groups and individuals fighting for freedom and equality. Most of us think slavery was abolished years ago, but in fact it still exists. There are families in Third World countries who sell their children to pay off debt, or indenture them as servants to more affluent families in an effort to support them-
selves. Yet these cultural norms tend to butt against government policy which aims to provide equality to all citizens regardless of race, colour Jane or gender. A prime example Muskens of this happened in India last week when a famous Bollywood director released a film which highlighted government policy which forces universities to reserve spaces for students from the lower castes. The film centres around the problems associated with the policy and illustrates how the caste system is so entrenched in Indian cul-
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sented minorities. Since 1965 affirmative action legislation in the United States has forced many colleges and universities to develop and meet yearly quotas which admit students based on criteria such as race and colour. These policies were initially created to increase black American enrollments in post-secondary education. Many countries today have some form of government policy to help support groups which are most likely not to transition to college or university. Canada, New Zealand and Australia all have similar legislation which supports their indigenous populations to enroll at either a college or university. This is usually done through some form of reserved seat-
ing and scholarship programs. Even countries such as China, Japan, Brazil, South Korea and most European nations have similar policies to improve the participation rates of under-represented minorities. When I walked through the slavery museum I was bombarded with how cruel people can be toward other people they consider inferior. We have a long way to go to change this way of thinking. Education—whether it’s primary, secondary or post-secondary—has the ability to empower those who receive it. This empowerment will hopefully change the way we see and treat each other. Jane Muskens is the registrar at Okanagan College.
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Comments from Web on spousal abuse To the editor: Re: Kelowna Cop gets Conditional Sentence for Beating Estranged Wife, Aug. 9 Capital News. Time to replace the RCMP in this province. This is another fine example of the outrageous out of control collusion between the courts and the cops. This bastard belongs in a maximum security prison with the rest of the scumbags. Tickedmeoff, Recent Comment on www.kelownacapnews.com
To the editor: Re: Conditional Sentence For WifeBeating Cop Questioned, Aug. 12 Capital News. I was married off to an abusive alcoholic with a bit of a sociopath condition in 1961 and endured for 21 years. It didn’t matter where you sought help, it was frowned on even by family and I came from a family who was ‘normal’ in every way and considerate of each other. When I finally got enough spunk in Sas-
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katchewan to file for divorce it was still under the 81 act and difficult. The lawyers where something else, all six of them couldn’t even file for child support or a disclosure or protection. $66,000 and eight years later, finally, a court hearing where I was banned to the hall for four hours listening to unbelievable negotiations, like “Go for the kid if she doesn’t give me everything I want.” I was the working contributor of more of the assets than him. I replied: ‘My children are not for sale—give him anything he wants,” but I want a decree absolute today. Everything the judge said was “off record” and in two years all the assets he received where gone and so was his job. I had kept quiet because of the job. Any chance of support for kids—gone. That’s who really gets affected. And maybe that is why this lady (wife of RCMP Staff Sgt charged with beating her
and threatening in front of their children to kill himself) was careful what she said—she is hoping for some sort of settlement that is fair and equitable particularly if she is negotiating sole custody of the children as reported. Nothing has changed in 30 years and as long as family law remains the way it does today and different provinces have different rules and powers she may be as stuck, as I was. When the children are pawns in seperations sick situations develop, just like him beating her in front of the kids. Do you know how common this is? Good job for seeing the light and reporting it as the way it should be reported. Nothing has truly changed to spousal abuse and acceptance by society and lack of support in the courts in 30 years. Your ideas of a change of law would save a lot of lives and money in the future if people did take notice and start asking for proper reform. Nextlife, Recent Comment from www.kelownacapnews.com.
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Blame crime on urban growth To the editor: Many residents of Kelowna were surprised and shocked by Sunday’s gangland-style shooting, but they shouldn’t be. Their support, be it active or passive, for the continued growth of the city made such an event inevitable and it was only a matter of time before it occurred. Local growth boosters like to tout the benefits of growth such as new jobs and greater prosperity but are reluctant to acknowledge the other side of the ledger—the costs
of growth. And one of the costs is more and new kinds of crime. The online Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice outlines the historical conditions which have given rise to organized crime in cities. Changing the past tense to the present in that description gives rise to the following quote: “Urban conditions [provide] the kind of environment in which organized crime flourishes. Large population sizes [provide] a critical mass of offenders, customers and victims and thereby [facilitate] the
development of profitable markets in illicit goods and services.” Kelowna achieved its critical mass when the city grew above 100,000, which was shortly before the Hell’s Angels officially opened a chapter here. Kelowna’s growth boosters talk about it one day becoming a “worldclass city.” With the shooting, Kelowna has joined Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver which can boast world-class crime. Congratulations, Kelowna. You have arrived. John Zeger, Kelowna
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To the editor: Where was the anti-gang task force? Must have been at Sturgis. I thought this was their job, to follow gang members and stop these things from happening. Guess they don’t actually have a clue what is going on except to push around people at bike rallies and check cars for pot. What a waste of tax payers money. Stickinmud, www.kelownacapnews.com
To the editor: I believe a police officers job is to try (to the best of there abilities, not carrying AK47s themselves) to protect the public. Not to follow around gangsters to make sure other gangsters don’t shoot them. Thank God an RCMP officer wasn’t in the vicinity and tried to stop these guys with their service pistol. Not only would he have been in danger of losing his life but so would have been innocent civilians all around the hotel. logical47 Recent Comment on www.kelownacapnews.com
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To the editor: Serious steps must be taken to nip gang retaliation in the bud, Aug. 16 Capital News. I think it’s great they’re killing each other off—burial costs much less than incarceration (and it’s a permanent solution!) Keep going guys—too bad you couldn’t line each other up against a wall with machine guns and have a “last man standing” match. Watch out for all those hardworking folks who live, work and play in the area though. Howiee, Recent Comment on www.kelownacapnews.com
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Fundraising is well on its way at local London Drugs and Quality Greens locations. Both companies have come on in a regional way to support the largest annual fundraising event held by the B.C. SPCA. London Drugs has decided to partner with the SPCA at all of their Interior region stores: Penticton, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Vernon and Kamloops. You can support your local abandoned, abused and unwanted
animals by donating $2 at the till at your local London Drugs location. The London Drugs campaign is on until Aug. 21. Lisa Taylor-Holmes and her team at Quality Greens are no strangers to the SPCA. Taylor-Holmes has been a longtime supporter of the SPCA and decided to take her support regional as well. The Quality Greens locations in Penticton, West Kelowna, Kelowna and Vernon kicked off their cam-
paigns this past weekend with a BBQ at several locations. Quality Greens will run their Donation at the Till campaign in the support of local SPCA animal shelters from Aug. 11 to Sept. 11. The Scotiabank and B.C. SPCA Paws for a Cause…Walk for the Animals takes place Sunday, Sept. 11, at City Park. Pledge forms are accessible at www.spca.bc.ca/walk. For more information, call 250861-7722.
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Wireless audiences are invited to check-in to an art experience and enjoy expressions of the land told through video, music, sculpture and painting. “The Alternator proposed the idea of an outdoor digital art exhibition to B.C. Parks as a way to create awareness of the important role the parks play in our lives. We are thrilled to participate in this celebration of nature, culture and recreation,” said interim Alternator director Heather Martin. With over 250 visitors so far, GeotagArt has caught the imagination of parks visitors. At the June Springs entrance to Myra Canyon, more than 130 people have viewed work by multi-media artist Victoria Baptiste from the Syilx (Okanagan) Nation. Her video, I Am Here, is a five-minute narrative short created with help from her daughter. “It’s a message of about how we as indigenous people are here, we
Warren Hooley have these different stories and sites and practices that we still utilize today,” says Victoria. In addition to current works by artists Victoria Baptiste, Mariel Belanger, Sue Bizecki, James Masz and Natalia Leigh and David Wilson, three new Syilx artists, will launch their work on Aug. 26 at MyraBelleview. Tracey Kim Bonneau, independent media artist and storyteller, presents an inspirational recording about living life to the fullest with pride and spontaneity. Bonneau sings along to the song Ride, by Gar-
ry Oker, as a group of four bikers are heard pulling up behind her car, helping to set the scene. Levi George, an emerging visual artist exhibits a series of landscape photographs taken on-site. Warren Hooley, a selfstyled progressive lyrical hip-hop artist, debuts his first single. He introduces his work, “Dance With Me is a song I started writing two years ago that looks back at every relationship I’ve had in my life,” Hooley said. “It’s almost like I fused all the women I’ve dated in my life into one woman and I ask her to take a chance with me and dance the dance of life together. “What better place to meet someone than MyraBellevue Park.” The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art has received support from the Assembly of B.C. Art Councils and the City of Kelowna for this project, which runs until Oct. 31.
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WESTBANK LEGION veteran members take part in last Sunday’s memorial service.
Remembering our fallen heroes The Westbank branch of the Royal Canadian Legion held a special ceremony last Sunday in memory of both fallen veterans from past wars and the controversial Dieppe raid during the Second World War on Aug. 19, 1942, that saw 3,623 of the 6,080 men, predominantly Canadians, killed during the ill-fated landing of Allied forces on France’s coastline.
Kelowna blood donors continue to support the Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic in Week 2 of the Interior Drive for Life Challenge. Kelowna leads the challenge, reaching 109 per cent of its collection target to date, while Prince George falls behind, reaching 94 per cent of its collection target to date. The Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic also saw a high number of first time donors in Week 2 of the challenge with blood donations collected from 22 brand new donors. “It’s really exciting to see such a high turnout of both donors and first time donors,” said Tammie Watson, spokesperson for blood donor challenge. “Having a healthy mix of regular and new donors is what keeps our blood supply strong now and into the future.” The blood donor challenge runs until Thursday, Sept. 8. Appointments may be booked by calling 1-8882-DONATE (1-888-236-6283). The Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic is located at 1031865 Dilworth Dr., and is open on the following dates throughout the challenge: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from noon to 6:45 p.m.
WEST Kelowna Mayor Doug Findlater was among the dignitaries on hand to participate in the service.
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THE SUMMERLAND Pipes & Drums marching band took part in the Westbank Legion memorial service for veterans.
STANDING at attention is Westbank Legion branch Sergeant-At-Arms Herb Boehmer.
It has come to the attention of the Central Okanagan Emergency Shelter Society that door-to-door solicitation is being conducted on behalf of the Kelowna Women’s Shelter. However, the shelter society’s policy prohibits door– to–door fundraising or canvassing for donations. The Kelowna Women’s Shelter wants to alert the public that no group or individual is authorized to solicit on behalf of the agency. For more information, contact Mary Chamberlain, finance manager of the emergency shelter society, at 250-763-1040.
IMPORTANT OSOYOOS LAKE WATER FORUM COMING UP
Not since the signing of the original Operating Orders on Osoyoos Lake 25 years ago, regulating water levels on the lake between the U.S. and Canada, has there likely been so much interest in a meeting on water. Elected officials on both sides of the border of Osoyoos Lake—as well as water utility staff, scientists and local citizens—are signing up to attend the Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum, Sept. 18 to 20, in Osoyoos. “It’s a critical meeting,” said John Slater, Liberal MLA for Boundary-Similkameen and former chair of the Okanagan Basin Water Board. Slater will be providing opening remarks along with Washington State Senator Bob Morton. “Water is the one limiting resource to human settlement, industry and commercial growth. We know with population growth, agricultural growth and climate change, we’re going to have to be more careful with our water use and concerned with keeping what we have clean,” added Slater. “Water is a big issue for us here in Central Washington,” Morton added, noting the need for increased water storage. “We’re in a state where some of our main aquifers will be out of water in 10 years.” Morton said a siphoning project currently underway, taking water from the Columbia River to Odessa, Wa. will help, but he also sees a potential dam on the Similkameen River, helping retain water in Washington, as another solution to the state’s water concerns. “It’s obvious we need to address this issue and the sooner the better,” he said. The forum, presented by the OBWB, the Town of Osoyoos, the International Joint Commission and several other partners, will cover numerous water issues affecting the Okanagan Valley and in neighbouring Okanogon County. Milfoil control will be discussed, including efforts to control the invasive weed in Osoyoos Lake on both sides of the border. For more information on the forum visit www.obwb.ca/olwsf
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Colton Sissons knows this Western Hockey League season is a big year for him. The second year Rockets forward heads into his NHL draft year this season. And he didn’t have to wait long to get the year started after being invited, with 36 other prospects from around the CHL, to the NHL’s Research, Development and Orientation camp this week near Toronto. “It’s really exciting,” said Sissons prior to flying to Toronto. “I was pretty surprised when I got the email. I’m a little bit nervous but should be fine once I get there.” Sissons is coming off an excellent rookie campaign that saw the North Vancouver native skating with the Rockets’ most effective line for the second half of the season. In 63 games, the 6-foot-1 right winger had 17 goals and 24 assists. He was also a plus 15 and was counted on in almost all situations
last year. “Last year it took me awhile to get settled in and calm my nerves and not be so anxious with the puck,” he said. “It clicked right before Christmas when I got put on a good line and it went really well after that. Hopefully this year I can put up some more numbers.” There will be more eyes on Sissons this year and it begins this week with his inclusion in the NHL’s Research and Development camp. For two days 36 of the top prospects from across the country will scrimmage to test out some potential changes to NHL rules. The NHL reintroduced the RDO Camp last summer after first holding it in 2005. Many of the rule changes that were tested last season, including some faceoff variations, switching ends after regulation, hybrid icing and no-touch icing, will again be on display this year for further diagnosis. The final session of the RDO Camp has been designed exclusively for the
SuperSkills competition at All-Star Weekend. The prospects will be competing in variations of the events that will likely be put on display in Ottawa on Jan. 28, 2012, including Fastest Skater, Breakaway Challenge, Accuracy Shooting, Skills Challenge Relay, Hardest Shot and Elimination Shootout. For Sissons it’s a chance to get his feet wet under the scrutiny that is sure to come with playing in the year he is eligible for the NHL draft. “I’m just trying not to think about that too much,” he said. “I just try to do my thing, work hard and we’ll see what happens. I feel really good. I feel strong.” Sissons is among a solid group of returning Rockets players who are excited to get the WHL season going. After pushing powerhouse Portland to six games in the second round of the WHL playoffs last season, Sissons says the players are chomping at the bit to build on last season.
KELOWNA ROCKETS second year player Colton Sissons is in Ontario this week taking part in the NHL Research, Development and Orientation camp. “I really like the guys we have coming back,” he said. “We’re not losing too many guys. Hopefully
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Some of Canada’s finest triathletes have confirmed their participation in the 29th annual Pushor Mitchell Kelowna Apple Triathlon taking place in Kelowna this weekend. Amongst them are three high profile Canadian triathletes in 36-yearold, two-time Olympic medal winner Simon Whitfield of Victoria, 26-year-old Kyle Jones of Oakville, Ontario and 22-year-old Edmonton native Paula Findlay. Findlay is coming off of a 29th place showing in the ITU Triathlon World Championship Series Race in London on Aug. See Triathlon A14
Jays represent B.C. at Canadian Junior Baseball Champs The provincial champion Kelowna Jays baseball team has left for the Canadian Junior Baseball Championships in Windsor, Ontario where they will represent B.C. against the best junior baseball teams in the country. The 10 team event starts today with the finals set for Sunday. The Jays roster is comprised mostly of college players who played for the Jays this summer. However several players are reporting back to college meaning the entire Jays’ roster wasn’t available to make the trip. To fill out the roster head coach Geoff White
and assistant coach Marty Gallant have added players from the Kamloops Sun Devils and a few from other parts of B.C. Kelowna Jays star center-fielder KP Hlatky will be leading the way supplemented by clutch hitting Jake Chapman and catcher Cam Firth. Okanagan College starting catcher Steffan Mckee and steady third baseman Brad Clarke along with local pitchers Dawson Newman, Brandon Klym and Mike Monster will bolster the pitching staff. Connor Lillis-White, considered one of the most improved pitcher for the Jays over the sum-
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Aaron Tyake (Van Island U). The tournament features two division consisting of five teams. Each team will play four round robin games and the top two teams in each division cross over for the first playoff round. The winners go to the gold medal game and the losers play to see who gets bronze. The Jays will open the tournament on Thursday against Newfoundland/Labrador before taking on Nova Scotia and Quebec on Friday. Kelowna closes the round robin with a game Saturday against Ontario 1. The tourney web is www.baseball.ca/junior.
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Lumsden pitches her way into a four-year US scholarship STAFF REPORTER
KELOWNA’S Ally Lumsden has accepted a
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problem stepping into bigger shoes. “We feel confident that Ally has the ability to be groomed and improve over four years as an outstanding student athlete for our Lady Lynx softball program,” said Kennedy. “Since seeing Ally throw during the triple crown tournament, we have been determined to have her as part of our first ever Lindenwood University inaugural season.” Lumsden doesn’t mind the pressure either. “I think it’ll be really cool to have that title down there. It’s also cool to be the only Canadian going down there,” said Lumsden. Kelowna Heat head coach Bernie Penner said that Lumsden is a fantastic teammate and a great person who will be missed by the entire team. “Ally has and always
had the tools to be a very dominant softball player. She is a gifted multisport athlete and she plays the game of softball with ease,” said Penner. “When she steps on the mound, her physical appearance, confidence and presence is intimidating and that in itself creates outs.
“Ally’s upside is tremendous and with fulltime training and coaching it is going to be excitvfurther.” Lumsden will study either communications or business while attending Lindenwood University. She left for Belleville on Aug. 13. email@example.com
After two provincial championships, a western Canadian silver medal and eight years with the Kelowna Minor Fastball Society, Ally Lumsden is taking her talents south of the border. Lumsden accepted a four-year scholarship with the Lady Lynx softball program of Lindenwood University in Belleville, Illinois. For Lumsden, the scholarship is “way up there” on her list of accomplishments. Lumsden visited the school in July after her pitching talents were noticed by Charlie Kennedy, head softball coach of Lindenwood University, rduring a triple crown tournament in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, this June. When she saw the
campus, her mind was made up. “It’s a little school: I really liked that about it. It’s kind of how UBCO is to UBC, it’s a sister school to a bigger school in Missouri. It’s beautiful down there too,” said Lumsden. Kennedy introduced Lumsden to the pitching coach and fitness trainer, both of whom she will be working closely with over the next four years. “I didn’t get a chance to meet any of the other girls, but I’ve been talking to them on Facebook and they seem really great.” Lumsden is the first girl to be offered a fouryear scholarship by the Lady Lynx softball program. She will also have the challenge of being the only freshman on a roster compiled mainly of juniors and seniors. Kennedy believes that Lumsden won’t have a
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turned in a solid performance at the same event in London. Jones finished as the top Canuck in 19th place, clocking a time of 1:52:10. Whitfield clocked-in at 1:52:23 to take 23rd spot in the 67-strong field of the world’s best triathletes. Kelowna makes for an exciting battle ground. In 2010 Whitfield took the Canadian title in Kelowna, beating Jones in a sprint finish by a mere fifth of a second. Elite males from eleven countries and Elite women from five countries will participate in the 2011 Kelowna ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup, also hosted by the Pushor Mitchell Kelowna Apple Triathlon. With close to 2,000 event entries expected for the three-day event and more than 1,200 volunteer positions, the Pushor Mitchell Kelowna Apple Triathlon is the largest Canadian triathlon, acknowledged as one of
SIMON WITFIELD (left) and the rest of the triathletes enjoy Kelowna’s scenic triathlon course. the best organized events in Canada, comparing favourably with several leading world triathlons. Many volunteer positions have yet to be filled. One person can fill more than one position, and volunteers can visit the event website at www.appletriathlon.com to register or call the KATS office at 250-763-5287. Availa-
Tri, a fun run, aquathon, the business challenge relay, Junior Elites, competitive age-groupers, and finishes with the male and female Elite races on Sunday, Aug. 21. The event is organized by the Kelowna Apple Triathlon Society (KATS), a non-profit society. Triathlon Canada is the governing body
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Apple road/boat launch closures and delays This weekend’s Kelowna Apple Triathlon will force the closure of several roads during Saturday and Sunday’s event. Organizers are asking that the public gives itself
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was the fastest time on the lake of all 20 teams in the finals, including the mixed teams, a feat rarely accomplished by a womens team. 2011 has been a tremendous year thus far for Dragon In The Drink: Silver - Deep Cove Sprints, April Gold - Penticton Sprints, July Gold - Kelowna (KDBC), July Gold - Vernon, August. Next out for the team is the Penticton Dragon Boat Festival - September 9 - 11. You can visit their web site at dragoninthedrink. com/
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Kelowna dragon boat crew Dragon in the Drink continued its string of wins last weekend, coming away victorious at the Vernon Dragon Boat Festival on Kalamalka Lake. Eleven women’s teams and nine mixed teams from around the province competed in the event, under sunny skies on Kalamalka. After finishing in second place in the first heat in Vernon, Dragon in the Drink came out strong in the semi finals, beating out their competition by more than nine seconds to qualify for a berth in the A Championship Finals. The Womens A Cham-
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11 to 28 launched themselves off the four dirt jumps and drew huge cheers from the crowd.
Honorable mention from the riders went to 13-yearold Max Langille who landed his first backflip on dirt. “With lots of riders travelling to participate or watch friends there were a lot of new first impressions in the Bike Park over the weekend” said Silver Star’s Ian Galbraith “We owe a lot of thanks to our extremely dedicated trail crew who not only manage to keep our trails in incredible shape every day, but keep pushing the envelope here at the resort like they did by building the Jump Jam course.” Organizers say the success of this year’s event means the first ever Two Wheel Festival at Silver Star will be celebrating its second annual next summer.
WE OWE A LOT OF THANKS TO OUR EXTREMELY DEDICATED TRAIL CREW. Ian Galbraith
PROFESSIONAL mountain biker Ryan Leech performs last weekend at the first ever Two Wheel Festival at Silver Star.
Men 16 and under first place winner was Matt Dennis who also walked away with best trick by landing a huge 720, while Corbin Selfe was second and Brandon Andres was third. In men’s 17 and over, first place was Sam Dueck, second place was Brett Reader and third place went to Casey Groves.
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Riders who were more into charging the steeps as fast as they could headed up to the top of Dag’s DH for a crack at a timed downhill run. The format allowed the 40 registered racers to all get two timed runs and have their fastest one be the one to either put them on or off the podium and their chance at the cash. First place in Men’s 16 and under went to Cole Swanson while the 17 and over event went to Regan Hogelie. Ann Rajkovic won the women’s 17 and over downhill race. The main event of the day drew a crowd of more than 350 onlookers taking in the action at the newly constructed dirt jump line just off Silver Star’s Paradise Trail. Fifty competitors aged
Kelowna area. Both Erik Schoeder and Keaton Roper won their divisions in the provincial championship event in Deep Cove. Coached by former world champion Steve McKinley, the pair claimed B.C. titles and are now setting their sights on the wakeboard nationals coming up in Kamloops. Schroeder, 12, is sponsored by SECA Marine, Billabong and Liquid Force, and claimed first place in the boys division. Roper, 15, is sponsored by SECA Marine,
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Capital News Thursday, August 18, 2011
No magic to awards magician is winning See The Help Jennifer Smith STAFF REPORTER
If there’s one thing the little readers gathered at the Kelowna Public Library branch downtown this week know for sure, it’s that a colouring book without pictures is a rip off. Thankfully, with a little help from Leif David, they collectively conjured the pictures from their imaginations—the colours and everything in between—all while seated in orderly fashion in a library conference room. It’s one of the first tricks up the 25-year-old’s sleeve as David dazzles 100 mesmerized youngsters, many in his favourite age category. “I like the six to seven-year-olds the best,” he says. “They really get the magic and they’re really
into it.” They also might remind him, even a little bit, of the shy kid who started with a magic kit his uncle gave him and wound up entertaining day cares and seniors homes and anyone his mother could book for him at the tender age of eight. Where his peers may just be launching their careers, this magician can already claim 17 years of performing experience. It paid for his equipment. It paid for his braces. Eventually it paid for college. Halfway through this summer all that practice even managed to secure him two second place finishes in the International Magic Competition held in Vancouver. “Entering such a prestigious competition was a little nerve-racking because there were so many
talented people performing; but I went there doing my best,” he said. His best was good enough. The person who beat him in the close-up competition, a magician known as Sterling, is off to one of the biggest competitions in the world with his act, and David hopes he’s not far behind. The ultimate goal for the young local magician is to travel the world with an act that fits in a suitcase, but for now, he’s quite pleased just to have a job he loves. Out of high school, he tried going straight, taking a computer administration diploma—but it wasn’t for him. “Nobody applauds when you fix their email,” he explained. “Magic— I love it. I get to see the happy side of everything. “When people are hav-
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LEIF DAVID delights his audience’s with magic.
ing a bad day, I get to help them have a good day. I’m just here to have fun.” Whether that ultimately means performing in Vegas against the seven
Cirque du Soleil shows, Donnie and Marie and the Celine Dions of the stage circuit or continuing with a long list of Okanagan bookings—dry grads, kids birthdays, conferences and the like—remains to be seen. For now, he’s savouring the success he had impressing a group of magicians who know the best of the best when they see it. That, and playing a rather unique hand of cards, pulling an ace of hearts from his mouth, say, or pouring a glass of water into a rolled up newspaper over a fouryear-old’s head then unfurling the dry sheets to squeals of delight from his audience. David’s company is Ali K. Zam Productions; one can find him at www. BCmagician.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Rococode launches new era at venue Pyper Geddes CONTRIBUTOR
fter months of waiting, Habitat is now the proud bearer of a liquor primary license. Through numerous city council meetings, rezoning of the building, an abundance of consultations with the BC Liquor Board and the undying support of the community of Kelowna, the downtown venue has now made the transition from a food primary license to an event-driven liquor primary license. Owner and director of operations, Quinn Best, couldn’t be happier to see the license finally mounted at the entrance of Habitat. “We look forward to getting back on track with
live music in Kelowna, specifically with a larger capacity and later operating hours. “This license gives us a whole new scope of events that we can host at Habitat,” Best said. The venue located on Leon Avenue can now focus on its primary purpose—providing Kelowna with a one-of-a-kind space that caters to the arts and culture community through live music and special events. The new license also comes with a few new changes including increased hours of operation (11 a.m. to 1 a.m.) as well as an increase in capacity from the previ-
ous 133 occupants to 225. Although Best pushed for a minors endorsement, upon receipt of the liquor primary license Habitat will now operate as a 19+ venue. “‘All ages’ with liquor has always been a challenge for any establishment in B.C. We hope to revisit this a year from now as safe, all-ages events are very important to the cultural fabric of Kelowna.” It has been a long time coming for Habitat to arrive at this point and without the support from the City of Kelowna, as well as the community, this might not have all come together. Habitat’s first show with their new license will be with Rococode, featuring local guests Fields of Green and Kingdom
Cloud on Friday, Aug. 19. Rococode, hailing from Vancouver, is unfamiliar band made up with the familiar faces of Laura Smith, Andrew Braun, Shaun Huberts and Johnny Andrews. The band played its first live show ever here in Kelowna back in October during the BreakOut West Festival. Our local boys Fields of Green will not only be joining Rococode on stage at Habitat but they also join them as part of the 2011 PEAK Performance Project Top 20 artist line-up—a great achievement for the young, eclectic rock quartet. Finalizing the lineup for Friday night is the three-piece pop ensemble of Kingdom Cloud who also hail from Ke-
lowna. The electronic trio made up of Laura and Evan Jeffery along with Jaeden Leimert are making waves for themselves as well as they are set to open for Handsome Furs in Victoria on Sept. 9. So if you like good music and you like the fact that Habitat has its new liquor license, come on down Friday night and let the good times roll. Tickets for Rococode with Fields of Green and Kingdom Cloud are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Doors are at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Habitat is located at 248 Leon Ave. Pyper Geddes is the general manager of Habitat and an A-OK contributor. email@example.com www.awesomeokanagan.com
eeing The Help, a film from a novel by Kathryn Stockett, may well have been the best couple of hours spent in a long time. Fittingly, the earlier showing on Saturday night was attended by a large number of book club members and from what I’ve heard, the book is a must read also. Set in the Jackson, Mississippi, of the ’60s, this is a riveting, emotional, funny (in places) movie with rich characters, with superb acting. Bryce Dallas Howard is remarkable as the incredibly awful Hilly. While not perhaps a household name, she played a vampire in the movie Eclipse. The 1960s in the south was a time of the KKK. It was a time of the Freedom Riders (a story unto itself), the Kennedy assassinations and the murder of Martin Luther King. This was a time of unrest and angst, and black workers in The Help were smack in the middle of it all. Centered around the black workers’ slow walk to equality, even to being refused the use of the toilets in the very homes in which they raised white babies, it was a time of “coloured only” entrances to public buildings and riding in the back of the buses. Who can forget that, while Sammy Davis Jr. was good enough to entertain the white folks in Las Vegas, he wasn’t allowed to swim in the pool of the very hotel in which he entertained. And while we might think ourselves the kinder, gentler nation to the north, we too have had our moments in the history of social equality. We have only to look at the
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Susan Steen mistreatment of the Chinese workers in the building of our railroad, or the ‘Irish need not apply’ signs so prevalent in the East to see that we were not without blots on our blotters too. However, we are not a country where slavery had its roots. The Help portrays all that is bad and ugly, without any good in the treatment of black workers who “just weren’t as good” as the people who employed them. It was a small step forward from house slave to the house maids of the 1960s South, but these baby steps were a part of the tide of Civil Rights which ultimately swept the nation. What makes The Help stay on our minds is the knowledge that the stories are based in fact and while there are indeed many moments of levity, the whole package is truly a brilliant look back at a time that was not as simple nor as kind as we often think it was. The sets are true to the era. What we do share with our southern neighbours are the homes, the clothes and the styles of the ’60s portrayed in The Help. I’m sure I actually saw my parent’s couch in one scene—just as awful as I remember it. And oh, those hairstyles—what were we thinking? The Help is truly a See Steen A18
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obert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian gets a new start without Schwarzenegger, but rather, is the big screen debut of Jason Momoa. Although his is not a household name, Momoa got his start in Baywatch Hawaii and more recently starred in Stargate Atlantis and Game of Thrones. If you caught him as Khal Drogo in Thrones, I think you would agree his is a great choice to play Conan. After his father is murdered and village destroyed, a young Conan ventures into an unforgiving world where he survives as a thief, pirate and warrior. On his path of wanton adventure and women, he chances upon the warlord responsible for his tribe’s destruction. As he tracks the warlord, Conan battles monsters and witches. With violence true to the Schwarzenegger original, it is rated 18A with explicit violence. ••• The original Fright Night was a comedy-horror classic starring William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowall and Chris Sarandon. The remake stars Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell and Christopher Mintz-Plasse and is the story of high school senior Charley Brewster (Yelchin) who suspects that his new neighbour Jerry Dandrige (Farrell) is
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Rick Davis a vampire. After witnessing Jerry attacking a young woman, Charley and his friend (Mintz-Plasse) must find a way to stop the bloodsucker. Although Sarandon was brilliant in the original as the vampire, I am really looking forward to Farrell sinking his teeth (pun intended) into the role. Rated 14A with a warning of coarse language, violence and frightening scenes. ••• Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is known for breaking the accepted rules of making movies. Only he would take the character of Machete from his Spy Kids movies and turn it into last year’s uber-violent Grindhouse spin-off Machete. And while making that movie with Jessica Alba, he decided to revisit his Spy Kids franchise with Alba as the adult lead. In Spy Kids: All the Time in the World she plays the pregnant stepmom to young Rebecca and Cecil and the wife of a spy-hunting reporter (Joel Mchale). Steen from A17 must see, it makes us face again the very depth we often go to as a society to be “right” no matter what the basis is for the conviction or who that conviction might destroy in the process.
JASON MOMOA makes his big screen debut in the remake of the Schwarzenegger classic Conan the Barbarian. Unbeknownst to her new family, she is a retired secret agent. However, she is called back into action and requires the help of her step kids to complete the mission. With the help of the original spy kids (Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara), they must work together to save the world. Also starring Jeremy Piven and Ricky Gervais with appearances by Danny “Machete” Trejo and Antonio Banderas, it is rated PG with a warning of violence. Spy Kids: All the Time in the World is being presented in “4D Aroma-Scope” which means that it is in 3D with everyone getting a scratch and sniff card that will allow
people to smell aromas from the film. ••• One Day follows the friendship of two people (played by Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess) over a period of 20 years, but their dramatic relationship is only revealed to us on each anniversary of the day they met. While the story is slightly reminiscent of When Harry Met Sally, the screenplay is adapted by David Nicholls from his acclaimed 2009 novel of the same name. Rated PG with nudity and sexual language. Rick Davis is the manager of the Capitol Theatre in West Kelowna.
There were many great lines, but one that resonates was: “Am I going to believe all the bad things those fools say about me today?” This is indeed a five reel film. Its messages, imagery and truth will not soon be forgotten by any-
one who sees it. Enjoy the movie, enjoy the wonderful sound track and read the book.
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Capital News Thursday, August 18, 2011
Worthy albums from two country/roots women stalwarts EMMYLOU HARRIS: HARD BARGAIN (NONESUCH)
I usually listen to Emmylou Harris albums, appreciate and enjoy them for a short while, and then I pass them on to friends and kin who are much bigger fans. But no one will wrestle this excellent new Harris disc from me as I think it is her best work since the acclaimed new millennium albums Wrecking Ball (no relation to the song of the same name mentioned in the Clark review below) and Red Dirt Girl. Harris has turned from a song interpreter in her early years to a solid songwriter where she has penned or helped pen almost every track on Hard Bargain—odd that the title track is a cover of a Ron Sexsmith song. But what really sold me on this disc, other than Harris’ poignant, topical songs like My Name Is Emmet Till (a true story of the murder of a 14-year-old boy by the KKK) and her sometimes hardbitten views on difficult times in America, is the great sound and the superb backing musicians on Hard Bargain. There are only two extra players here with producer and multi-instrumentalist Jay Joyce and drummer and keyboard player Giles Reaves. They really flesh out the sound here beautifully as Harris and the duo often play a couple of instruments each. This helps out especially on the up-tempo tunes. Check out the brilliant Wilco-like rocker New Orleans and the swampy funk on Six White Cadillacs that I kept on repeat mode for more than I care to admit. One of the later tracks on Hard Bargain is titled Darlin’ Kate and I am sure it is a tribute to the late Kate McGarrigle (writer of Linda Ronstadt’s hit song, Heart Like A Wheel) while the gorgeous song just before it, Goodnight Old World, is performed purposefully like a McGarrigle Sisters forgotten gem. There is just so much to recommend this superb disc, from the pretty guitar work on The Ship On His Arm to the breezy old-timey tribute to her Big Black Dog. Thirteen tracks and no duds equals an A
Bruce Mitchell TERRI CLARK: ROOTS AND WINGS (EMI)
Terri Clark’s new album came out last week and made an impressive showing at No.4 the same week that Eric Church’s new album Chief made its debut at the No.1 spot on the country charts. While Church is a relative newcomer, Clark has been on the scene since the mid ’90s and she has expanded beyond the limited Canadian market where Clark has earned several hits Stateside. Her current hit single in Canada is the old ’70s
Trooper nugget We’re Here For A Good Time (Not A Long Time) and you can sure bet writer Ra McGuire is hoping like crazy his old gem crosses over to the USA market (although McGuire has had a very good year financially since Campbell’s soup used his Raise A Little Hell for its TV adverts). This new Terri Clark disc—I think number 10 in a very successful career—starts off with the hard guitar-driven country rock of Wrecking Ball, the Rolling Stones-like Breakin’ Up Thing and the Rickenbacker guitar ring of the anthemic Northern Girl. But there are also some more thought-provoking ballads on Roots And Wings since this is Clark’s first album since her mother’s passing, which may somehow ex-
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After 20 years, the Sterile Insect Release program is reaching its goal of keeping codling moth populations at a manageable level. Hugh Philip, pest management specialist of the SIR program, presented an overview of the SIR program to District of West Kelowna council on Tuesday, Aug. 9. He said that the initiative has come a long way in its 20-year existence. The specific target of the SIR program is to prevent codling moth from damaging the economics of the fruit industry through delivery of an efficient, effective and sustainable area-wide pest management program. The codling moth is a pest that damages apple and pear crops. According to Philip, for many decades after the moth’s arrival in the early 1900s, fruit growers struggled to contain it using increasing quantities of chemical pesticides. Concerns over unacceptably high rates of codling moth damage, along with a desire to significantly reduce the use of chemical pesticides, prompted growers, local governments and scientists to search for a new approach to pest management that was both effective and environmentally friendly. The SIR program was that solution. The total cost of the SIR program was approximately $2.8 million in 2010. Philip said that despite the program’s success, some people still question the cost. “Quite often there are comments made that this program seems pretty expensive,” said Philip. “I think it’s money well spent. The cost for taxpayers, for the achievements that this program has done, I feel like it’s a pretty minimal amount of money.” Components of the program include area-wide management, sterile moths and mating disruption, population monitoring, urban visits, enforcement and education. Cara McCurroch of the SIR program said that the program hasn’t been without its challenges. “The challenges that the program faces in the next little while is, ‘How do we maintain the cost for the program, at the level that it’s at, that the industry itself can afford?’” said McCurroch.
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Long walks on the beach are about to get a little longer at Marjorie Pritchard Park. The District of West Kelowna paid $1.525 million for property at 1595 Pritchard Road on Tuesday. The purchase creates contiguous open space at Marjorie Pritchard Park, where, until now, two sections of the park were divided by the private parcel. The district’s cost is less than the listed price of $1.69 million and the 2010 assessed value of $1.551 million. According to Mayor Doug Findlater, the investment was a good deal. “This was so strategic to lengthen a whole park in both directions. It was on the market and it absolutely made sense at a reasonable price,” said Findlater. The deal marks the first parkland purchase since the District of West Kelowna’s incorporation in December 2007. Findlater said that the full park could be ready to use as early as this sum-
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dock won’t be available for use immediately. “We have to do a risk evaluation related to the dock, so that will be closed and the yard will be closed.” As for the residence, the district has a shortterm plan. “We’ll most likely rent the house for six months while we do a management plan.” No long-term plans have been made for the house yet. Findlater said that options include using it as a civic building for clubs to
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Westbank Centre plan adopted Wade Paterson STAFF REPORTER
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West Kelowna will celebrate the bicentennial anniversary of the Okanagan Fur Brigade Trail on Sept. 23 and 24. The event will be held at the Westbank Community Park, adjacent to the Johnson Bentley Memori-
al Aquatic Centre. The event is being put on by the Historic Westbank Association, in partnership with Westbank First Nation. Betty Hersey, events director for the Historic Westbank Association said that the celebration will feature learning centres.
“The centres will be about such things as canoes and transportation methods, fur and trade goods of the time, life on the trail, edible plant roots and berries and an encampment by the Black Powder Group,” said Hersey. According to Hersey, there will also be infor-
mation about how various Okanagan places got their names. The learning centres will be available to the public, for free, on both Friday and Saturday. On Saturday afternoon there will be a narrated reenactment of fur trading followed by First Nations entertainment.
Hersey said that the Historic Westbank Association has gotten local schools on board with the celebration. “We have already invited all the Grade 5 classes from west side schools to attend this event: That’s about 300 children. It fits so perfectly with their curriculum.” According to Hersey,
the event is all about education. “Our purpose in sponsoring this event is to educate people about the great importance of the fur brigade trail,” she said. “Hopefully when they pass by the cairn in Westbank, they will remember some highlights of the things that they learned at this event.”
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Dan Albas Corp. and scientists at the facility. This research can have a significant impact on our local fruit growing economy as you will soon learn. One of the current challenges with freshly picked fruit is that it typically has a shelf life of roughly seven days. In order to access larger and more profitable markets, shipping must be done either by air for international delivery, or via truck for the North American markets. Both options are extremely expensive and
time sensitive. Imagine if a new innovative antimicrobial packaging system could prevent fungi, mould and bacterial growth and ensure that fresh fruit remains fresh for upwards of 25 to 30 days. Not only does this technology preserve ripe fruits, it also helps prevent costly waste. This increase from roughly one week to one month means that marine shipping can now be an option for international markets and rail for those elsewhere around North America. Decreased shipping costs allow growers to more economically access and capitalize on global demand. Marine and rail transportation are also more environmentally friendly and can reduce carbon emissions by roughly 60 per cent when compared to existing shipping options. Food safety is also in-
creased as this technology can protect food from many common pathogens and that in turn may help reduce health care costs. The Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre in Summerland represents a significant investment of our tax dollars over time. However, the experience and expertise of the staff and infrastructure of this facility are important assets for our region. In this case it is encouraging that a partnership with industry in support of our local agricultural community can, in turn, enhance our regional economy, all done locally. The Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre in Summerland will be holding an open house towards the end of September. I would encourage all citizens to attend and learn more about this unique facility. Dan Albas is the Conservative MP for the Okanagan-Coquihalla riding.
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WESTSIDE W DANGEROUS CONDUCT
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’ve read commentary on a couple of news stories this week that our political representatives should take note of. In the newspaper world, you send your comment to the editor to go in the next publication as a letter to the editor. In the Internet world, comments can be submitted on the spot and a moderator can approve and post them within minutes of the news story going live. There might be dozens or hundreds of comments attached to one news story. As well, those reading each column can express approval or disapproval with the click of a mouse. Unlike letters to the editor, these Internet comments often seem to lack much thought or care. But the sheer volume of commentary, along with the approvals/disapprovals, offer a compelling indication of public opinion. There are two current news stories that could not be more different, but share a common thread of commentary. One is the gangland shooting in Kelowna that left a gang leader dead and a “full patch” Hells Angel fighting for his life. The other is a Vanrcouver bicyclist fighting a ticket for failure to wear a
Paul Hergott helmet arguing that mandatory helmet laws are unconstitutional. The common thread of commentary is the suggestion that we should bear a financial responsibility for our dangerous conduct. The Hells Angel who chose a life of violent crime should pay for the expensive medical care he is requiring as a result of that choice. Those suffering a head injury as a result of the choice not to wear a helmet ought to do the same. Interesting suggestions. Our universal medical system is very expensive to operate. Pass some of that expense on to those who make dangerous choices that contribute to the expense and we should end up with safer choices and a lower cost medical system. There would be fewer injuries and taxes would go down. What a beautiful thing. To some extent, this already exists in British Columbia. Search “third party liability” in the gov-
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ernment of British Columbia web site and you will be taken to an explanation of the Health Care Costs Recovery Act that came into force on April 1, 2009. This novel piece of legislation allows the government to recover the health care costs paid to treat injuries caused by negligence in the province of B.C. As you will read at the end of this column, though, not all negligently caused injuries are captured by the legislation. It has always been the law in British Columbia that if you are injured as a result of someone’s dangerous choices, or “negligence,” you can sue the negligent person to recover fair compensation for your losses. That fair compensation is referred to as your “claim.” Even though your claim is paid by an insurance company, not by the negligent person directly, this compensation based legal system has an impact on our choices. We make safer choices to avoid claims that will increase our premiums. The thing is that with our universal medical sys-
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tem, you don’t have to pay for the care you receive in the hospital, for your visits to your doctor, or for a lot of other medical care, so those expenses are not included in your claim and are not passed on to the negligent person’s insurance company. Your claim includes only a portion of the losses arising from your injury. Until April 1, 2009, the taxpayers of British Columbia were essentially subsidizing the dangerous choices of negli-
gent people by paying the other portion. Good on our political leaders for removing that subsidy. With the full cost of negligent conduct being passed on to the insurer, higher financial consequences will be passed on to the negligent wrongdoer and there will be a higher incentive to make safer choices. If you have a look at the provincial government web site, you will see that the Health Care Costs Recovery Act does not apply when the insurance company is ICBC. Why is that? Are taxpayers subsidizing crash
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to assess risks to human health, infrastructure, and the environment. And in early August, it announced that more than 700 Environment Canada employees face the axe in the coming months. According to the Hill Times, the affected workers include “100 physical scientists, 19 meteorologists, 45 computer scientists, chemists, biologists and engineers.” Fisheries and Oceans Canada and National Research Council staff have also received layoff notices. The cuts seriously jeopardize the ability of government departments to provide effective leadership and public science when it’s needed more than ever. Our blinkered approach to science at home is bad enough, but we’re also gaining an unenviable reputation abroad. Canada has been criticized in recent years for hindering rather than advancing global efforts to combat climate change. In June, Canada opposed a plan to classify chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous substance at
David Suzuki an increasing disregard for science in policy-making and public conversation. The U.S. has seen calls to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency and the rise of climate change deniers in national politics. Last September, the head of the Canadian Science Writers’ Association, which represents science journalists, spoke out against the “unacceptable political interference” in how government science is communicated. Now, everything federal scientists say to the media must be approved by political staff. They are not allowed to deviate from approved “media lines”. The government has also slashed funding for climate change research, jeopardizing our ability
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ervical spondylosis is a neck condition due to agerelated wear and tear to the neck vertebrae, causing soreness, distention, radiating pain or heaviness of the neck, shoulder, arm or head and even numbness of the fingers. The cause is commonly due to degeneration of the discs and cervical vertebra which puts pressure on the spinal cord or surrounding nerves in the neck region. The tender tissues of spinal cord and blood vessels are mostly protected by the bone of the spinal column. As long as we are healthy everything is fine, but when we get older this bone starts to degenerate and bony protrusions can hurt the soft tissues. Spondylosis means that the actual body of the vertebra starts to wear out and the disc in between becomes flatter and dryer. This can lead to compression of the nerve or closing of the blood vessels. Symptoms of cervical spondylosis are pain and stiffness in the neck, tingling and numbness in the arms, hands, legs or feet, limited range of motion, dizziness and headache. The pain can be so severe that we can’t think clearly and it can keep us awake at night. The condition can also affect coordination, reflexes and walking. Exercises, gentle manipulations, traction, massage and warmth applications can be helpful to this condition. Surgery is a last-case option, because of the delicacy of the surrounding tissues. Acupuncture can be helpful too. In Chinese medicine we say the cause of
this condition is due to kidney deficiency and qienergy and blood stagnation. The kidney are said to control the bones and have an influence particuJames larly on the spine. As the kidneys weakKaufman en with age, the bones get weak. In some people the bones get weaker faster than others and this is a direct cause of a kidney deficiency. Acupuncture works buy using needles to stimulate qi-energy and blood circulation in the area of pain and discomfort. We do this by stimulating the meridian pathway associated with the pain, both locally and distally. Of course it is always important to do points for the root cause of this condition which is the kidneys. One of the reasons for the pain can be a high level of tension in the surrounding muscles. This is a defensive reaction by the body to protect the neck. But this tension can also maintain the pain. So we have to release the tension gently—not too quickly—and acupuncture can help here. When the tension is lessened more exercises can be done that will also increase the flow of energy and blood. Acupuncture is a very helpful alternative in treating cervical spondylosis and is very effective in reducing the pain. It mobilizes the body’s own reserves and helps to stimulate the body’s natural healing processes. James Kaufman is a registered acupuncturist at Okanagan Acupuncture Centre, 1625 Ellis St, in Kelowna.
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Born in Ba, Fiji Islands, on December 10, 1935, passed away peacefully in Maple Ridge on August 4, 2011, surrounded by family. Raj was the ﬁfth child of Pundit Prabhu Dayal and Ganga Jali. He married Manorma, his “angel”, on December 16, 1961 and emigrated to Canada on November 22, 1963. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC and his Masters in Education and Counseling Psychology from UVIC, and was a well-liked teacher and counselor who worked in McBride, Powell River and Kelowna. He was actively involved in various volunteer organizations. Raj was well known for his sense of humour, social fearlessness, wisdom, integrity, and kind and compassionate nature. Raj is survived by his loving wife Manorma, his daughters Arti and Abha, his sons-in-law Shailendra and Christopher, his granddaughters Ashleen and Shaileen. The funeral service was held on Monday, August 8, 2011, at Garden Hill Funeral home, Maple Ridge. Late Mr. Raj Sharma’s family would like to thank the Ridge Meadows Hospital and McKinney Creek Hospice staff for all their care and support. Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.gardenhill.ca.
BERNATH, AUDREY Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at the age of 62 years. Survived by her loving family: daughters Stacey Thomas (Paul Robertson) of Kelowna, Marcie Storry of Prince George; two grandsons Dylan and Austin; sister Bonnie Gerard of California and her many adopted children. We were lucky to have the Mom everyone else wanted and were happy to share her with others. She was the “Mom of all Moms!” A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 28th at 1:00 pm at 453 Barkley Road, Kelowna, BC. Please feel free to bring your favorite appies and/or dessert. Cremation. In lieu of ﬂowers, memorial donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2Z6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springﬁeldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.
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October 12 1979- August 11 2011 Passed suddenly into the hands of his Lord while enjoying his life to the fullest. Sean is survived by his longtime love Nicky Bartkowski and his son Malekai, his mom Rosemary Pais, his abba Sydney Pais, sisters Yakira, Nicole, brothers Ronny and Thadeus, many devoted cousins, uncles and aunts and extended family, also many friends who have been deeply touched by his friendship and humble personality. The funeral will be held at the Evangel Church 3261 Gordon Dr. on Saturday August 20th 2011. Viewing from 10:00am -11:30am in the prayer room and Funeral Service and Fellowship from 12:00 – 2:00pm. Burial at Kelowna Cemetery at 2:30pm. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.everdenrust.com 250-860-6440
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Born December 16, 1942 in Ranger, Saskatchewan, died August 14, 2011 in Kelowna, BC. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerome Gillen, in 1998, and by her father and younger brother. She is survived by her children, Pam (Gerry) Palmer, of Abbotsford, BC, and Michelle (Troy) Hazzard, of Kelowna, BC, and her grandchildren, Andrew, Lauren, Jordan and Adam Palmer, and Jaia, Shae and Tarik Hazzard. She is also survived by her mother, Nettie Solanik, of Kelowna, her brother, Wilf (Pearl) Solanik of Kelowna and her sister Nancy (Doug) Taylor of Nanaimo. She will also be missed by countless friends and other relatives. Mom was the kindest and most compassionate person we have ever known. She was always concerned about everyone else more than herself. In spite of contracting Scleroderma in her thirties and then Parkinson’s disease in her ﬁfties she soldiered on trying to do everything she could for her family and friends, including the community at Hawthorn Park and Orchard Manor in Kelowna, where she lived in Assisted Living and then Extended Care until her death. She is ﬁnally reunited with her husband. In lieu of ﬂowers, please make donations to the Parkinson Society Canada, www.Parkinson.ca, 316-4211 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, M2P 2A9, or the Scleroderma Society of Canada, www.scleroderma.ca, 1240 Tara Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 2H5. A service will be held for her in September at a date yet to be set. Details will be available through the Facebook group Remembering Sylvia Gillen. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springﬁeldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.
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LITZENBERGER, PATRICIA ELAINE July 6 1949 - August 14 2011
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Pat August 14, 2011 at the age of 62. She fought a long and courageous battle with Cancer. Pat will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Jeff (Amanda) Trevor (Vicki), her partner and best friend in life Gary Scramstad, sister Mary Ann Schafer (Leonard), her 4 grandchildren Carson, Spencer, Taylor & Triston and the many friends and loved ones whose lives she touched. No service will be held as per Pat’s request. In lieu of ﬂowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 2251 Abbott Street Kelowna, BC V1Y 1E2. Pat will be sadly missed but never forgotten. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springﬁeldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.
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ORCHARD Workers needed fr. Sept 1 - Oct 15, $9.28/hr. thinning, picking, pruning, all piece work. Call 250-317-6384
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Wanted at busy Japanese Restaurant. Apply with resume to: TAKI: #103-115 Roxby Rd. at Highway 33 East
Kelowna Paciﬁc Railway has openings for 2 rules qualiﬁed Conductors on an “as and when required” basis. Experience in yard/industrial switching is a must. Interested applicants forward resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Small Seniors Home needs a mature person to cook and serve for 10 residents SunThurs. from 8am-1:30 pm 250763-1940 (ask for Theo)or email: email@example.com
BUSINESS MANAGER REQUIRED Thriving import auto dealership requires a full-time finance & insurance manager. Applicant should be experienced and be able to provide a history of averages and achievements. We offer full benefits as well as above average compensation. Please forward cover letter & resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or: Box 1394 Kamloops This Week 1365B Dalhousie Drive, Kamloops, BC V2C 5P6
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Foster Home Foster home to work as part of a team to provide care to a youth with exceptional social and emotional needs. A counsellor will provide the caregiver with daily support, education and training, as well as providing recreation, life skills coaching and academic opportunities for the youth. Very good remuneration and regular respite will be provided. A criminal record search and home study are required. Quote posting 1B05-2011-007. Forward resume and cover letter to The Bridge Youth & Family Services, 1829 Chandler Street, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 3Z2, fax to 250-763-4910, or e-mail email@example.com.
Help Wanted RESPITE CAREGIVER REQUIRED (CASTLEGAR)
If you are passionate about working with youth with developmental delays or youth at risk and want to make a difference; this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. We are seeking a respite home for approximately four days per month. YOU WILL NEED: 1 bedroom for the youth To have no other children or youth in your home To have a passion and desire to work with youth with developmental delays and/or behavioral challenges To enjoy team work Have a clear criminal record check Approved home study Ongoing 24/7 support and training as identified
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I am a 39 year old woman with an intellectual disorder who lives in my own home. I do not speak the way one typically speaks but communicate by my actions. I enjoy going for walks, enjoy any community events and visiting but need someone with people as I do not pay attention to vehicles. I am looking for someone to share my home and life with me. I need someone to help me prepare my meals as my cooking skills have much to be desired. In return for your help and assistance I can allow you to live rent free but contribute to our food expenses Contact: 250-545-5153
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Pets & Livestock
Feed & Hay
LOUISIANA-PACIFIC Canada Ltd. requires a stationary 2nd Class Power Engineer for the co-gen plant at our EWP Operation in Golden BC. Email resume to: Audra.Stanton@LPCorp.com or fax to 250-344-8859.
Home Repairs Int & Ext, Flooring, Painting, Demolition, Fences, Decks, Any Home Repair or Any Landscaping Needs, Construction Site Clean-Ups, Licensed & Insured, Pentiction 250-8091454, Kelowna 250-718-2509. NEED a hand inside or out from painting to yard work. 250-215-1712, 250-768-5032
Painting & Decorating
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
100% AFFORDABLE Painting Exp, quality. Int Paint/ceilings. Winter Specials. Terry 8639830 or 768-1098
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
HAY FOR SALE; Grass or Grass Alfalfa mix, Round bales $70 each, approx. 800lbs. Large square bales, 3x3x8, $160/ton. Delivery avail. on larger orders. 250838-6630 Hay for Sale, large quantities. Square or round. Grass or grass/alfalfa mixes. $6.50/square. $160/ton rounds. Hay analysis avail. 250-547-0256 *HAY-SALES-GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.
Emil Anderson Construction (EAC) Inc. has 2 positions open immediately in the road building/paving department for a skilled Asphalt Rakerman and an Asphalt Finish Rollerman.Union wage rates and beneﬁts are being offered. Only applicants with experience will be considered. Please send your resume to: Emil Anderson Construction (EAC) Inc. 907 Ethel Street, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 2W1 Attention: Mike Waluga Fax: 250 762 6171 or email email@example.com No phone calls please TAKE this opportunity with Primaris Management Inc., a recognized leader in Canadian real estate, to assist in the overall exterior appearance and maintenance of Orchard Park Shopping Centre in Kelowna. Duties include property clean-up, trash collection, grafﬁti removal, snow removal and basic landscaping including grass cutting etc. At least 2 years related maintenance experience, a valid driver’s license and knowledge to maintain and operate equipment. Extensive irrigation experience would be an asset. You must be able to handle early morning starts and be ﬂexible to work weekends and holidays. Please send your resume by e-mail, fax or mail to: Orchard Park Shopping Centre, Administration Ofﬁce, unit 180-2271 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna BC V1Y 6H2. Fax 250-8625722. E-mail (attach reseme in MS word or PDF format) to firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. No agencies or phone calls, please.
WANT A CAREER IN THE MEDICAL INDUSTRY? Medical Ofﬁce & Admin. Staff are needed now! No Experience? Need Training? Career Training & Job Placement Available! 1-888-778-0459 We are still hiring Dozer & excavator operators required by a busy Alberta oilﬁeld construction company. We require operators that are experienced and preference will be given to operators that have constructed oilﬁeld roads and drilling locations. You will be provided with motels and restaurant meals. Competitive wages, bonus and transportation daily to and from job sites. Our work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call 780-723-5051. WESTERN Star Auctions 1960B Dayton Street Looking for Ofﬁce help and warehouse help. Must be able to multi task for both positions, and must be reliable. Both positions require being able to move furniture. Both positions require Thursday evenings and Saturdays. Please apply in Person to Mike or Tom
Classifieds = Results! Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services BIG E ‘s is looking for exper’ed Bartenders & Servers to work evenings & weekends. Must have Serving It Right. Please Apply in person to Hwy97 Peachland Center Mall BIG E ‘s is looking for exper’ed PT/FT Line cook to join our team. We offer competitve wages & ﬂexible schedule. Must be able to work evenings, weekends. Apply in person to Hwy97 Peachland Center Mall
Trades, Technical ALUMINUM Fitter / Welders for Kamloops Min 3-5 yrs exp. Aluminum Welding Test Req. Comp Wages / Beneﬁts Email: email@example.com
Work Wanted CAREAIDE available, personal care, 24 hr respite care, cooking, cleaning. Bondable & references. (250)307-1138
Services Mind Body Spirit #1 for a reason. Paradise Massage. Where men come to relax. 778-477-5050 Kelowna Abandon Stress Whole Body Swedish Massage. Affordable, excellent work.Linda 862-3929 ASIAN LADIES MASSAGE! Lovely, peaceful setting, $60/hr. Call 250-317-3575 ESCAPE From Stress Massage. Lori 250-868-0067 www.escapefromstressmassage.com
MAGIC HANDS! Full body relaxation. Lessons & prostate massage avail. 20 yrs. exp. 250-801-8079 THAI Massage. Totally relax & energize your body & mind. Call 250-801-7188
Education/Tutoring ACCREDITED College Offers: Canadian Firearms Safety Course, Restr/Unrestr. Sept. 5, 6, 7. Basic and Advanced Security Trng., Loss Prevention, On-line and in class Private Investig., Bylaw. As well: short term computer courses: Basics, Word, Excel, PPoint, Outlook, Access, Simply Acctg., Quickbooks. www.focus-on-line.com 250-85615808
Financial Services ARE YOU EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL DISTRESS? Relief is only a call away! Call Shelley Cameron Estate Administrator at 250-979-7161 today, to set up your FREE consultation in Kelowna. Donna Mihalcheon CA,CIRP KPMG Inc. Trustee in Bankruptcy, #300 -1674 Bertram Street, Kelowna, BC. V1Y 9G4 GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com REDUCE DEBT by up to 70% Avoid bankruptcy. Free consultation. BBB accredited. 250-860-1653 www.4pillars.ca
Cleaning Services BEST Quality Cleaning Prof, reliable, bonded, ins’d. Comm, Strata, Restaurant. Med./Dental & ofﬁces. 250-868-7224 J&M’S Cleaning. Move in/out, post constr, organizing, gardening. Maralee,250-878-9729
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
Countertops 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 CUSTOM ROCKCOUNTERS.COM
REFACE Countertops. 1/2 the Cost of Replacing. Granite & Corian Designs. 470-2235.
Home Improvements OLD SCHOOL Construction. Renovations large & small. Done right the ﬁrst time. Lic & ins. Senior discount. Cory Doell 250-862-7094
STUDZ Renovations Carpentry, Plumbing, Elect., Drywall, Decks, Tile, 250-317-8275 WELL BUILT CONSTRUCTION
Renovation experts. Int/Ext. Ins’d. Call 250-826-2284
ANY size job drywall complete, textured ceilings, new/ re-do, 30 years exp. Go for the best! Call Ray, 250-769-5583, PESL DRYWALL Service Inc. Renovations, new construction and repairs. Boarding, taping, textured ceilings. Call Tomas at 250-212-4483 or 860-3495.
LARRY’S Handyman & Reno Serv., Lg. & Sm. jobs, Grafﬁtti Removal etc., 250-718-8879
Electrical ALAN Dignam Electric. Resid/ Comm. Service calls, Reno’s, Upgrades. lic’d, bonded & Insured. Alan 250-808-6595 A&S ELECTRIC. Resid/Comm Wiring. New constr, renov. & service changes. lic’d & bonded. Steve 864-2099 (cont #90929)
Fencing CEDAR Panels, Gates, Custom fencing & Decks. Quality Workmanship Repair & Reno’s Josef 250-864-7755. FENCING, wood, chainlink, cedar + decks, sheds, garages, landscaping, retaining walls. Licensed & Insured Pentiction: 250-809-1454 Kelowna: 250-718-2509
Garage Door Services GARAGE Doors- install, service, repair all makes of doors & openers. 250-878-2911
Garden & Lawn Edging Cedars - buy direct from grower, 6ft.-10 for $200, We deliver, Budget Nurseries, toll free 1-866-498-2189, www.budgetnurseries.com Gordon’s Quality Lawn Care. Pruning, Trimming, Irrigation Blow outs. Dethatching, Aerating.Lawn Care 250-863-8935 JIM’S MOWING. Same day service. Fully insr’d. Aerating/ Top Dressing. 250-310-5467 LITZ LAWN CARE, weekly mowing, fertilizing, pwr. raking, hedge trimming & gen. yrd. clean-ups. Free Est. 764-6404 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
Irrigation/Sprinkler Systems DOES your irrigation system need a summer tune-up? Then call Evergreen Irrigation. Residential and commercial. Call 250-864-2226
Landscaping #1 STOP FOR ROCKS. www.bcrocks.com. Please call 250-862-0862 Edging Cedars - buy direct from grower, 6ft.-10 for $200, We deliver, Budget Nurseries, toll free 1-866-498-2189, www.budgetnurseries.com FULL landscaping, rock walls, soil screening. Tremblay’s Excavating. 250-979-8033 GREENER Soil Screener. Don’t dump it, screen it. Call 250-863-6207 Hands Free Maintenance. Window, gutters, yard maint, pressure wash. 250-718-2963 Landscapes Unlimited; retaining walls, decks, deck coverings, lawns, all your landscapes needs in one call, 24-7, Kelowna, 250-718-2509, Penticton, 250-809-1454
Machining & Metal Work
CALL COR’S PAINTING. On time, on budget. Neat & tidy. Lic & ins. Senior discount. Cory Doell 250768-8439
DALE’S PAINTING Service. Painting Kelowna a better place since 1982. 862-9333 PAINTING. Big Jobs or small. Touch-ups, House, FencesDecks, Garages, Sheds, Retaining Walls. Licensed & Insured call Pentiction 250-8091454 Kelowna 250-718-2509 Summer Special - all ext and int painting & staining. Seniors 10% off. Don (250)215-5742
Plumbing DREGER MECH. Plumbing, Gasﬁtting, comm/res & reno, ins’d, 24hr. Call 250-575-5878.
Pressure Washing 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.
ERIK the STUDENT RUBBISH REMOVAL / LAWN CARE HAULS FROM $39.99 & UP
TILE Setter. Artistic Ceramics. Custom tile setting. Call 250870-1009
4 TABBY cats, black & white, 3 males, 1 female, house trained, eating well, ready to go anytime 250-718-4092. Beautiful exotic Bangal kittens, affectionate, well bred, spayed /neutered, 1st 2 shots, price starts at $950 (250)542-0743 www.majesticpridebengals.ca Bichon Pups, ﬁrst shots, dewormed, litter trained, great dispositions. For more info and pricing call 250-832-4923, 250-804-9924
Tree Services 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
TRINITY SHEPHERDS Gorgeous Brown Sable Shepherd puppies, available now $400-500 (250)547-9763
Pets & Livestock
Merchandise for Sale
Feed & Hay
Antiques / Vintage
#1 AAA Junk Removal.Anything,Anytime,Anywhere! Construction/Appls. 778-363-0127
1st Crop square bales, Timothy Alfalfa mix, Alfalfa, & Horse Hay. (250)547-6334 Large wrapped haylage bales. $55/each. 2nd crop alfalfa, $6/bale. (250)547-6115
COUNTRY HOME ANTIQUES 5min from Armstrong, Open Sat & Sun, 10am-5 or by appt. Barn full of Quality Antiques, 4262 MacDonald Rd (off Otter Lake Rd) 250-546-2529
250-808-0733 SKYHIGH DISPOSAL. Full service Junk Removal & Bin Rentals.
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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
Getting back to hitting the books has never been this fun! The Capital News wants to help make going back to school more exciting for the Okanagan’s post-secondary students this year. On August 25 we will be publishing a Back 2 College feature to help get college and university students prepared for the approaching school year.
Publicat da ion Thurstdea: August 2y, 5 Deadlin e : Mon Augusdta2y, 2
This feature will include a great contest for post-secondary students in which they have the chance to win $250 in gift cards to fill their dorm/bedroom! To enter students must drop off an entry form at any of the featured participating businesses.
NEW AUGUST AD TOPPERS!!
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Concrete & Placing For all your concrete services Check us out on our website www.okdcs.ca. Free Estimates. Government Certiﬁed. 250-451-6944
MATCON Matcon Construction Ltd. a leading Okanagan based Underground Civil Contractor is currently hiring experienced S Pipelayers Mininium 5 years experience.
Please fax resume to 250-769-0256 No phone calls please.
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ALL black gloss Jenn-Air expressions gas downdraft cook top. Great cond., 21”x34” $250 obo. 250-707-3641
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CHROME kitchen table, $50. 250-766-3814
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BRAND new elec trolling motor, 85lb thrust, $175. 250712-0600
WESTERN Horse Saddle, black. $200. 250-861-3254
FRIDGE, Stove 32”W, 67L, bottom freezer, as new & stove, $300. (250)860-8127.
PATIO table with 4 chairs, very good cond., $50. 250766-3814 Taylor made R7 10 deg driver regular graphite shaft. $95 (250)763-8750
$200 & Under 5TON Swifter 250-712-0600
DRESSER, Brown, 62W $165. (250)860-8127.
WINTER TIRES 165 65R 14 Used one season. Set of 4. $150 (250)-764-6135
HYDRAULIC hoist for pick up or 3 ton. $200. 250-712-0600
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JANOME Sewing Machine 419S - Has many decorative stitches, plus several attachments. Call 250-707-0828 LIKE new full size sofa with 2 reclining ends. $300. 250-7625404
4 CYCLE trolling motor, brand new, $300. 250-712-0600
Sales & Service Directory CLEANING
CONTRACTORS Licensed & Insured
PROFESSIONAL, RELIABLE, BONDED, INSURED
•Move in & outs Maralee •Organizing Webber •Gardening 250-878-9729 •Post-Construction
EXCAVATION TREMBLAY’S EXCAVATING LTD.
•Full Landscaping •Rock Retaining Walls •Portable Soil Screener •Excavators & Bobcat Loaders CELL: (250) 979-8033 BUS: (250) 861-1500
COMMERCIAL, RESTAURANT, OFFICES, MEDICAL, STRATA & FLOOR WORK Excellent References CELL: (250)868-7224 FAX: (778)477-2668
765-6898 In business since 1989
GARAGE DOOR GUTTER & SERVICES DOWNSPOUTS
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
MOVING FAMILY MOVERS
Local, Long Distance Anything, Anytime, Anywhere Weekly to Vancouver & Alberta $49/hr + Up Lowest Rates Guaranteed
North End Moving Services
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Ph: 250-869-0697 Cell 250-470-9498
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.’
We haul appliances, household waste, furniture, EVERYTHING to the dump!
TRUCK/ BULL DOZING
Neighborhood Trucking & Delivery
Top Soil • Ogo Gro • Gravel • Sand • Bark Mulch We remove: yard refuse, small trees, junk CHUCK 250-870-1138
We accept “When the Big Guys are Too Big We Deliver”
Joe’s Moving Service “The Professionals”
• Local/long distance • Storage Available • No job too small • Free Estimates Call Joe Anytime 250-470-8194
METAL FABRICATION LTD. Fences • Gates • Railings • Security Bars • Cargo Racks • Rollcages • Boat Railings & more. Tube Bending Specialists www.getbentmetalfab.ca
A & S Electric Residential & Commercial Wiring, New Construction, Renovations & Service Changes. Complete telephone & data cabling services, Prompt quality service. Licensed & Bonded
Call Steve 250-864-2099 (cont#90929)
The Dump Truck
Junk Removal & Bin Rental
Furniture Appliances Construction Renovation
Yard Waste Roofing Estate Clean Up and more!
The Green choice in disposal services. CALL FOR FREE ESTIMATES
“Renovation Experts” Interior/exterior Prompt, clean and reliable Insured 250-826-2284 email@example.com
1630 Innovation Dr. Kelowna, BC V1V 2Y5 P 250.765.3004 | F 250.491.1773 Natural Stone Surfaces All One Piece Laminate
LAWN & GARDEN SAME DAY SERVICE FULLY INSURED FREE ESTIMATES
& Renovation Services • Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades • Yard Maintenance • Fences, Decks • Tile • Graffiti Removal
Visit our showroom at THE AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm Family owned & operated for over 40 years
“ONE ROOM, OR YOUR WHOLE CASTLE”
862-9333 PAINTING KELOWNA A BETTER PLACE SINCE 1982
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Call 310-JIMS(5467) www.jimsmowing.ca
GREENER SOIL SCREENER Don’t dump it, screen it.
HANDS FREE LANDSCAPING
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Senior’s Specials Experience & Quality New Homes & Repaints Ceilings Bondable. Insurance Work Call Terry
250-863-9830 or 250-768-1098
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• Kitchen Remodels • Painting • Plumbing
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TRUCK/ BULL DOZING
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A & S Electric
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Larry’s Handyman • Interior & Exterior Renovations • Carpentry • Painting • Small Repairs • Pressure Washing
On select colors only | Installation available
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PORTABLE Air Conditioner. Never Been Used. $300. Call (250)769-6399
Slightly Used Carpet. Good quality. All Sizes Call (250)769-7830
Heavy Duty Machinery
$500 & Under
$$ I’M a private buyer/collector 1950’s, 60’s and older 10¢, 25¢, 50¢ & $1.Also special edition coins like older Olympic.All conditions! US & Canadian. Todd 250-864-3521
Marathon Everest & Jennings Wheelchair. Immaculate condition. $500 obo(250)763-8928
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
82.8 ACRES, 300’ lakefront, S Cariboo. Beautiful, pastoral, private, rural setting. Borders crown land. Adjacent 80+ acre parcel available. www.bchomesforsale.com/ view/lonebutte/ann/
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DESIGNER SHOWSUITE FURNITURE & Accessories. Everything you need to furnish a suite. Sat/Sun Aug 20 & 21, 11-4. “THE BEACH HOUSE” Unit C - 4026 Beach Ave, Peachland. Bring your truck & checkbook!
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FREE 5 Beautiful Calico Kittens. Litterbox trained, ready to go. 250-808-3986
ESTATE Sale. Beds, sofa beds, dining table, chairs & hutch, kitchen table & chairs, 2 love seats, wall unit, TV, coffee & end table. Call 250-7620660, 250-764-2049 MADE you Look! Make your ad stand out with one of our Ad Toppers, only $1.00/day!
Heavy Duty Machinery 763 Bobcat Skid-steer 2300hrs, tooth bucket, 10,000lb trailer $22,500 OBO (250)503-6489
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Will pay cash for oversized scrap steel, cats, yarders, saw mill equipment, farm equipment, etc. All insurance in place to work on your property. 250-260-0217
Misc. for Sale BRAND new 5 stage reverse osmosis water ﬁltration system. Retail price: $795. Now: $250. Call 250-863-1544 Douglas Fir Tree Seedlings, $3. Spruce Trees, 3-4ft, $35. Very large Ash trees, $200 + cost of digging & moving. (250)558-9029 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? LAWNMOWER $25., JD Tractor w/tiller $500.obo., metal lathe $500.obo., 250-712-9883
WANTED: FIREBALL ISLAND I am looking for a 1986 version of the board game Fireball Island. Please call, 250-869-7362
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TV Stand $30 & 2 TV’s $10 each. Call 250-764-6135
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ALICE’S FRUIT STAND 3735 Gordon Dr. 250-869-0920 Open Monday - Saturday 10:30 am - 5:30 pm Tomatoes, Corn, Peaches & More APRICOTS & PEACHES Picked or U-pick. Half mile south of west end of Okanagan Lake bridge. 2225 Campbell Rd. 250-769-4740 ARLO’S HONEY FARM Fresh Vegetables, Tours, and so Much More! 11am to 4 pm Daily 4329 Bedford Lane 250-764-2883
Organically grown. U-pick. $2.50/lb. Visit: blueberryhaven.com for dates and times 250-469-9349
PEACHES & BIG FRESH STACCATO CHERRIES WE TAKE ORDERS. EVERYDAY 10am-5pm. 417 Valley Rd. Glenmore. 250-864-1513
12133 Okanagan Centre Rd E.
Fresh cherries, apricots, Peaches, Beans, summer squash & more, avail now. 250-766-4036 Open 9-6 daily 10-6 Sunday
RASPBERRIES & GOLD PLUMS U-PICK OR PLACE ORDERS. BRING YOUR OWN CONTAINERS. 758 WALLACE RD. (250)-765-8592
3455 Rose Rd. E. Kelowna Beautiful Lapin Cherries Also Blueberies, Black Berries, & Raspberries Now Available (250)-860-2644.
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Organic you pick apricots for sale. bring own containers. Call 250-765-6484
Open 7days/wk, 10-6, Sunday: 10-5. Cherries, Raspberries & all sorts of veggies. Come meet the Friendly Farmer & the Grumpy Wife! 3254 McCulloch Rd. 250-869-0871
FRESH & LOCAL BLUEBERRIES Sohal Orchards Winﬁeld $2.50lb Picked . 250-766-0473 or 250-470-9661
FRESH LOCAL RASPBERRIES Phone Bruce Duggan
250-766-2628 LAPIN CHERRIES FOR SALE
Bring your own containers. Bulk sale discount. Open Daily 3030 Elliott Rd.,Westbank. 250-768-5768
Our Freestone Peaches over 10lbs $2.39. Sweetheart Cherries, $3.99. Green/Purple Beans, $3.49. Gingergold Apples, $1.59. Local non-organic Specials: Corn $7/doz. Melons, .79¢. Cherries, $1.99. Peaches, $1.59. Taking orders for organic Blueberries, Blackberries, Freestone Peaches & Apples. Blackwell Dairy Products, Artisan Breads, Organic Coffee, Body/Cleaning Supplies. Debit, M/C, Visa. 4213 Gordon Dr. 250-764-0931. Open Mon - Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5
DON ‘O’ RAY VEGETABLES Growing for the last 30 years
Hours: 9am-7pm 7days/week.
Blueberries, Peaches, Nectarines, Mellons, fresh late Strawberries, Tomatoes, Corn, Dill Pickles, Apricots, Rasberries, Cherries, Beets, Spinach, New Potatoes, cauliﬂower, wala wala onions, Herbs, baby carrots, cabbage, broccoli, lettuce, fresh garlic & fresh organic baked bread. Lots of different kinds of dried fruit & canned vegetables. 3443 Benvoulin Rd. 250-860-2557/250-575-7806
OPEN HOUSE: AUGUST 20 & 27, 12pm-4pm 726 Renshaw Rd.
Exceptional, 3165 sq. ft. 4bd, 3bath, bi-level, in family neighbourhood, Det/heated workshop, sum. kitchen, 3F/P, L/L w/o, deck, patio, sunroom, carport, R/V prking. Near schools, shopping, bus , water park. Ideal for family or B&B. OFFERS. www.comfree.ca (code 218654)
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Waterfront condo 700ft of Beach, dock, Ad.Bay, OKlake, sleeps 4, rentable, $179K, 2. 4487 Cascade Dr. Easthill, Solid all new 4-bd, 2bth, w/suite, $399K, 3. Bank Sale The Verve Kelowna 2bdrm, 2 bth, 3rd ﬂ. $189K. Lawrence @ Lee Bliss Realty 250-306-1945
Mobile Homes & Parks LRG 2bd dblwide mobile hme, wdeck/large back yard. Family prk. $38,900 partial trades negot. (250)769-1189 aft 6pm
OPEN & Bright. 2 bdrm, 2 bath. Top ﬂoor corner condo. 55+. $189,000 MLS. SPACIOUS 2 bdrm, 2 bath top ﬂoor condo. 5 appls., extra storage, secure parking. $199,900 MLS. Charlene Bertrand. Coldwell Banker. 250870-1870
Show Homes at 1680 Ross Rd. www.accenthomes.ca Accent Homes (250)-769-6614
Houses For Sale 10 acres, large 3bdrm log home w/full basement, all useable land, hobby farm etc., 4855-Miller Rd,Spallumcheen. $484,000. May ﬁnance 250546-8630. 1904 HERITAGE HOUSE large 3bdrm,2bath, large lot, remodelled to old style, 250539Ave, Vernon. May ﬁnance. $349,900.250-546-8630. 3.3 Acres, farmland, 3 bdrm 2 bath home, full basement, new roof, carport, septic, siding & ﬂooring. Will consider trading down payment for 5th wheel, mobile home or boat, etc. $375,000. Grindrod, BC. 1 (250)309-1420
SMARTLY updated 4 bdrm, 3 bath home. Large fenced yard, garage. Fantastic mortgage helper. $399,900 MLS. Charlene Bertrand. Coldwell Banker. 250-870-1870
BRIGHT Top ﬂr, great views, updated, bus route to UBCO small pets ok. MLS $159,900. Betsy Price Remax, Kelowna. 250-212-5520
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1BD 1bath 2nd ﬂr. Pool. To view, call evenings 250-4928915 or days 250-487-8917 comfree.ca condos #249559 $129,888. with $0 down at 3.69% equals $661.58/month OPEN HOUSE Sat, Aug. 20th 1pm-3pm & 6pm-8pm
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4 Bdrm 2 Bath TOWNHOUSE Priced to Sell! $249,900 OPEN HOUSE Sunday, August 21st 1pm-3 pm Unit #8 - 1471 Inkar Rd. Mountainview Estates For more info, www.okhomeseller.com #26648 or phone 250-860-4224
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1K&J PACIFIC PEACHES. Raspberries, Cherries, Freestone Peaches, Apricots, Blueberries, Tomatoes. Veggies picked fresh daily. 1145 Morrison Rd.S Only accessible from McCurdy Rd 250-765-8184.
S.BX private, 5 ac., C.R. 1800 rancher/garage/suite,Galiano Rd.$750,000. 250-545-9875.
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3bdrm heritage hse, in Lumby On large lot. Near all amens. $214,900. 250-547-9659
aXC SOMEPLACE SPECIAL CXa Unique 2 bed, 2 bath, 55+ Condo on Mill Creek in downtown Kelowna. Location: Quiet Top ﬂoor corner unit. Bright: Floor to ceiling windows, 4 skylights. Spacious: 1,700 sq ft., high ceilings. Grand: Double French oak doors, ﬁreplace. 2 Decks: 600 sq ft., tree top mountain views. Amenities: Heated parking, 2 elevators. Walk to: Lake, shopping, cultural district. AACI Appraised at $370,000 Immediate possession Furniture negotiable
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3bd or 2+inlaw, full reno, 2 new kitchens, RU6 lot, 4 stainless appl+ 4 more, hardwood, dbl htd garage. Tons of prking for your toys! $449. 250-870-7007 756morrisonkelowna. bandzoogle.com East Hill Home, close to schools & shopping, ﬁnders fee if you bring me a qualiﬁed buyer. Agents welcome. Serious inquiries only. Reduced to $344,900. negotiable. 250558-0767
Hard to ﬁnd immaculate executive 1810 sq. ft., 4bdr 2 1/2 bath rancher on quiet street in Lakeview Hts. Beautiful 1/2 acre mature landscaped subdividable estate lot. After subdivid., lot appraised at $180.000 and house at $440.000. Purchase now prior to subdivid. for $549,000 (Subdivision costs approx. $25,000) Call 250-300-9214 PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $150,000. www.orlandoprojects.com Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner ﬁnancing. 250-558-7888
GONDOLA shelving, for sale or rent, excellent for garage sales. Easy set up & removal. 778-478-0580 for more info. Lrg Garage Sale Aug 20 & 21 220 Sumac Rd.E All proceeds going to Word Vision Canada. (Come help the children) 8am-2pm. MISSION 3600 Lakeshore. Huge charity yard sale Aug. 19,20,21 8am-all day. RUTLAND Mutli Family Sale. Years of stuff. Friday & Saturday 9-2. 610 Brighton Rd. YARD Sale. Aug 19- 20 Fri Sat 7:30- 2:30 Lots of stuff! 1358 Ladner Rd. OK Mission
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RARE OPPORTUNITY: waterfront property on beautiful Jim Lake, 0.83-acre with 360 sq ft insulated cabin, located near Green Lake/Watch Lake. Rare privacy, only three lots on the lake, good ﬁshing for rainbows to 10 lbs, nice swimming, surrounded by crown land. Great trails for hiking, ATV and snowmobile. Seasonal 10-km back road access in 4x4 or pick-up. FSBO. $230,000. 250-395-0599. (Please see bchomesforsale.com/70mile/frank.)
WILLOW PARK MANOR. Aurora and Hollywood. 1 & 2 bdrms. 250-763-3654
DT Brand new 2bdrm carriage house avail now,includes w/d, dw, micro, fr, st, seperate. everything. (250)-763-7196 DUPLEX-SxS Rutland N. main entry, spacious, full reno, 2bdup/1bd-down, 3ba, resp., mature adults/ retired. pref’d. NS/ NParty/NP/Ndrugs.Avail. Ref’s req’d. $1350. 250-491-4746
FURNISHED room for rent. Incl. everything. Prefer student. $400/mo. Close to bus, 10 min from UBCO. Call 250864-7274, 778-480-4464 ROOM for rent in condo, shared kitchen & bath. $500. No drugs/alcohol. Capri area, on bus route. 250-862-3530
1Bdrm Sep entry, A/C Avail. Sept 1 No laundry. NP. NS. Rutland area. $700 utils incl’d (250)864-5413 1BD, utils incl, clean, WD, NP, near bus, Glenrosa. $750. Call 250-469-0340 2BD. 1ba., Newer Hm., elec. f/p, all appl., sep. ent., sep. W/D. Winﬁeld,school & bus rte., $1000. util. incl. 766-5076 2BD+DEN, 1150sq’, full bth, 4appl, CA, shr’d utils, Sept 1. Close to Orchard Plaza Malls. Open prking. 250-868-5912 or 250-859-3510 2BD S.Rutland. Close to all ammenities. bus stop@driveway Avail now. No laundry. Cbl, wireless int & utils incl. NS, NP. NP. 250-899-2195, 778-753-4148 3BDRMS Lakeview Heights W.Kelowna Beautiful W/O 1600sqft. NS. NP. $1700 incl uitils. email@example.com 250-215-0746 AVAILABLE Sept 15th 2bdrm bsmt,Sep. entry, parking, laundry. $880 +DD. 250-859-6784 BEAUTIFUL large 2bd legal suite, CA, utils, cable & int incl, shared lndry, close to bus route, Rosevalley area, adults only, NS, Nparties, NP. $950+ DD. (250)-769-0222 cell (250)-864-2178 LARGE level entry suite. Partly furnished. All appls. + laundry. Working adults or seniors preferred. No pets(allergy). $850 + utilities. 250-765-4495 WESTBANK Furnished 1Bdrm lower level, a/c, fridge,microwave,hotplate includes cable,net, all utils. NP. NS. $700/mo (250)717-0045
Estate Sale 1979 Ford Bronco XLT Ranger 4x4, auto, 257K, exceptional shape, no rust, very clean. New battery, garage stored, asking $6500. obo. (250)546-6696
Townhouses BEAUTIFUL 3 bdrm, 2 + 1/2 bath townhome w/ garage. Showroom condition! $339,900 MLS. AFFORDABLE 3 bdrm, 2 bath townhome. W/ tandem garage, 5 appls., low strata. MLS Only $279,900. Charlene Bertrand. Coldwell Banker. 250-8701870
Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent BRAND NEW! CENTRE POINT
APARTMENTS 1370 Ridgeway Drive (Bernard near Spall) AFFORDABLE LUXURY IN THE CENTRE OF KELOWNA! Occupancy Now • One bedroom, one plus den & two bedroom Limited Time Offer 12 Month FREE OptikTV & Optik Internet
RentCentrePoint.com 1-A 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 1bd aprt, 2nd ﬂr. Lake view. 700sq.ft. $800. 250-768-9083, 250-718-9083 Westbank 1BD, Central Rutland, outdr pool, ug prking, laminate ﬂooring. $750. 250-769-5259. 2BD. New carpet, tile, hardwood, new paint, fridge, sink, AC. Call 778-214-0087 or 778-753-4656 2BDRM, 2bth, 2 prking spots. Available Sept 15th. $1100/ month. Laundry in suite. Call 250-860-5613 Baron Rd. 625 Rowcliffe Rd. K-S, bright, quiet, 2 bdrm, nice, very clean, NP, NS, close to dwtwn and bus stop. Avail immed. (250)861-8435.or(250)575-1123
Apartment Furnished AMAZING 180 degree views from this 2 bdrm/bath immac furn & equipped 4th ﬂ condo in the Dolphins by the Grand. Home theatre. Parking,pool,gym. Avail Sept 1 till July 2012. $2200/mo all in incl util & internet. References. (604) 787-4494
Commercial/ Industrial 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 600 sqft 2nd ﬂr DT Rutland $600 incl T/N, utils extra 250860-6325 250 878-3619 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
Duplex / 4 Plex 2BD upper 1/2 duplex, lndry, newly reno’d, utils incl, $1000. Sept 1. 250-212-4972 4BD & 2bd, 2 full bth, 4appl, carport, all windows blinds. NP. (250)860-8583 $750 - 2BDRMS BASEMENT. 821 Saucier Ave. Central location. Adult Orientated. No dogs. Rent + half utils. Sept 1. 250-764-2542 or 250-300-3352.
Mobile Homes & Pads MOBILE for rent, $650 & $675. Westside. NP. Call 250768-5080, 250-717-1033
Homes for Rent
BROCKTON MANOR. 1 & 2 bedrooms. Please call us at 250-860-5220 CENTURY Manor, 1958 Pandosy St. Spacious 1 & 2bd aprt, located on bus route, close to bike path & beach, small pet ok, heat & hot water incl. Call onsite managers 250-763-6867 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. firstname.lastname@example.org Sept 1. Condo. 2bd, 2bth. Incl outdr pool, WD, FS, DW, Sat TV. NP, NS. Near H2O. $1050. Call 250-764-0801 WESTSIDE Terravita 2 bdrm, 2 bath, top ﬂoor luxury condo on golf course. Granite, hardwood, s/s appls, heated tiles, very quiet. NS. $1425. 250769-0269
1BD Cottage, f/s, w/d, Electric heat & woodstove, $750/mo. 1-person. Goudie Rd., Avail. Now. 250-765-1646 2BD. Cottage in Country setting w/scenic view, just 5min. fr. Orchard Park., quiet, clean, pet neg., pref. working cpl, ns, $995.+util. 250-762-6627 2Bdrm + den 2 bath 5 appls, a/c, built-in Vac, Dbl. garage, HRDwood ﬂoors, lrg deck, NP NS. $1600 + DD. utils. incl’d. Ready Sept 1. (250)765-9083 3BD, 1bth, kit, dnngrm, util rm, 16x44 patio, view prop 7min to Rutland shopping centre, schl, bus, spring water on scenic 22 acres, Goudie Rd. WD, FS. $1200. 250-765-1646 3BD, 3bth, spacious, fully reno’d, extra kitchen in lower level, priv yard, garage, extra prking, close to all amens, Lkview Hts, Kelowna. Mature family. $1450. Avail. Sept. 1, Call 250-769-0626 3BD, near hospital. Sundeck carport, NS, NP. Ref’s. $1025. Avail immed. 250-801-9900. CLEAN, BRIGHT RANCHERsteps to beach. Avail now or Sept 1. 2 bdrm, full bath, sunroom for den, dining or ofﬁce. propane gas F/P in living rm. full laundry rm, all appls, all newer laminate ﬂrs throughout, lrg yard, detached garage, sprinkler system. Fintry is off Westside Rd, approx. 35/40 min to Kelowna. A beautiful lakeside community surrounded by Lake Okanagan, park, falls, trails. N/S, pet neg. Call Kristi at 1-604-862-8039 or email at email@example.com
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Affordable 1, 2 & 3 Bdrms AC, near schools, shopping & bus route. Insuite laundry H.Up’s. Across from Park. Clean Quiet & Spacious. Sorry NO Pets. Well Managed Building 250-861-5605
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MADE you Look! Make your ad stand out with one of our Ad Toppers, only $1.00/day! Recently updated 2bdrm cottage w/single car garage. small acreage on Longhill Rd Electr/wood heating NS. NP. ref’s req’d Avail. Aug 10 $1100 + utils. Gerald 250-765-2978 REDUCTIONS to $1700/mo. 3 bdrm, 3 bath, view home on Westside. All appls. & laundry room, oversized garage, extra parking, quiet cul-de-sac, premium home. 250-769-0269 RUTLAND. 2bd house (upstairs), 1.5bth, avail now. Close to schools & store. 250491-7619. 530 Mugford Rd. WEST Kel. Estates 3bd. 2ba. 1800sqft. upper ﬂr. bungalo, Lakeview, NP, $1300/mo + 2/3 utils. Avail. Immed.1-(403)8267370 or Local @250-768-5998
Ofﬁce/Retail 2nd ﬂr. Lake view. 700sq.ft. $800 + T.N. 250-768-9083, 250-718-9083. Westbank AVAILABLE now, Central DT 830 sqft street level- retail or 2nd ﬂr- ofﬁce optional parking washroom new ﬂoor/paint. Call Agatha 250-769-7281 HWY 97 North, 1800sq’ of retail, 1500-3300sq’ of indust. & compound. Rutland area. 2000sq’ Retail. 250-765-3295 or 250-860-5239
Seasonal Acommodation 1-Fantastic 4bdrm Silver Star Chalet
Superb fully furnished & equipped. Avail Now to Nov 2011. $350/week. Price based on a 4 week rental. firstname.lastname@example.org 1-664-491-3840 2bdrm 2bath, golf course home in Surprise, Arizona in gated community. Many amenities. Avail Oct-Dec 2011. Ph (250)542-1707
Shared Accommodation 1BD, shared. $500. Available Now. Downtown area. Call (250)-212-8909 1 Furnished- Modern TV, internet, kitchen etc. 1 block shopping, bus & college Wayne 250-801-3232 CLEAN Roommate. NS, ND, NP. AC. From $450/mth. 250860-8106, 250-718-5837 LOOKING for roommates to share house. Everything included. $500/mo. Avail. Sept 1 & Oct 1. 250-868-1314
1BDRM for female. Close to UBCO. Incls. utils. & basic cabl. NP, NS. 250-765-7899 BERTRAM St. Furn’d. rms. DT Check us ﬁrst. Clean, safe, priv fridge, no drugs/alcl, WL net, cable, W/D. Student/working pref. $450+, utils. incl. Cleaning lady. 250-861-5757 MODERN Furn’d. bdrm. all cbl/utils. incl’d., $475mo. Call 250-317-2546
1300sq’ 2bd, 5appl, jetted tub, pool, utils, Sat TV, Lakeview Heights. NS, pets negot. Ref’s req’d. $1100. 250-769-7107 1BD, avail Aug 15. Rutland. Near schools/shops. $700 incl utils.NP.bus rte.250-863-1302. 1BD, furn/unfurn, private, new kitchen, storage, hospital/ college area, WD, NS/NP, Aug 15. $1000. 250-870-7007 1bdrm bsmn’t suite, Winﬁeld, F/S, sep/entry, $800/mo + half deposit. util/incl. 250-558-3302 days, 250-306-4417 evenings 1bdrm suite incl utils $750 prefer.NS NP working female Avail now 250-868-8155
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Suites, Upper 1&2bd suites avail. Sep ent. 2bd+ofﬁce upper, $1000 or 1bd lower $700. Each has FS, shr’d lndry, utils incl. NS, NP. Sept 1. 250-868-0750
Auto Accessories/Parts LYLE’S TOWING Free removal of unwanted vehicles. Pay up to $1000 for good vehicles. Lots of used parts for sale. 765-8537 TIRES- ASSORTED. (4) 20555-15 4- 205-60-16 All Season- never been on rim, Walmart- $300. (6) 265-70-17 $180. (4)195-65-15 $200. 21570-15 $200. 205-75-14. 21570-15 4 Ford alum tire w/rim. 205-75-15. 205-70-15. 185-7013 snow tire w/rims, like new. 185-70-13 w/rim, new. 4- 26570-14 Bridgestone, exc tires, 80%. 4- 265-70-17 Bridgestone, 75%. 250-860-8127
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2000 Chevy Tracker. 141,000 KM, 5 spd, AWD, New soft top... $5000 obo. Call Ron 250-878-7405 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE. 4 dr, V6, air tilt cruise, P/W, P/L. Command start. 215,000 highway KMS. Very good condition. $2500 ﬁrm. 250-767-2032
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Off Road Vehicles
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Trucks & Vans
2010 Polaris 850 Sportsman 2 seater quad. Like new with warranty. Only 42 hrs of use. Lots of extras. Sacriﬁce Sale $9500 obo. (250)309-6199
1992 Toyota Landcruiser. Reduced to $10,000 obo. Body in great shape, all wheel drive, all the time, seats seven, power steering and windows, sunroof. For pictures and information email email@example.com. 1997 Ford Explorer 4x4, 209k, good cond. asking $2700. 250-545-0100, 250-550-6813 2006 Dodge Durango 29,500 miles 4.7 litre. AWD 4X4, pw windows a/c cruise, tilt wheel, grey fabric interior seats 5, Blizzak winter tires, on stock rims used one season Ameritrac summers on Ion chrome rims used one summer. $14,900 OBO 250-764-8398 HONDA Passport SUV, 1994, red, 144,000 miles, clean inside and out, very reliable, runs great. $3100 Call Kevin 250-215-4246
2000 GMC Sierra SLS
STORAGE AUCTION By virtue of the “Warehouseman’s Lien”, we will dispose of the following unit to recover the amount of indebtedness noted plus any additional cost of storage, seizure and sale.
Cars - Sports & Imports 1990 Blue Miata convertible, 146K, exc. cond. $4500. 250558-8400. Summer Fun!!! 2001 Jetta TDI auto, 257K (only 47,000 on overhauled motor), black, w/spoiler, tinted rear windows, sunroof, heated seats, a/c, great shape $7600 obo 250-832-0411 2008 Rav4, auto, fully loaded, new tires + snow tires, 63K, $27,500.obo 1 (250)549-1099
Motorcycles 1983 Yamaha 750 black, many extras, fast, dependable, $1750.obo (250)503-2160 2 CR 250 Honda dirtbikes, great cond. 1 2004 YZ250 dirtbike. 1 KFX400 sport quad, new motor, $2500, 1 Yamaha Banshee quad, $2500. 250317-2546
1997 Dodge Dakota
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Sport Utility Vehicle 1984 Toyota Landcrusier Diesel BJ 60. 4x4, new springs, excellent condition. Asking $4900. 250-448-4889
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Sport 5Speed 4x4 King cab A/C P/W P/L P/M Cruise Tilt CD Player Keyless Entry Tow Pkg Box Liner Great Cond In & Out $4490 Call 250-862-2555 Visit www.kfmauto.com 1999 Mazda 4x4 Extended Cab, Canopy. 5 sp. Perfect for hunting, ﬁshing & skiing. $4500 Jim (250)-860-5439
2000 Jimmy 4 DR, 2/4 wheel drive, A/C, PW, Pseats, Pdoor locks, deluxe interior, 6 CD changer, new brakes, immaculate condition, 183K, $4750.00 or trades, ATV/small truck. Email pic available. 778-4789282. 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan with Sidewinder Rear Entry, Wheelchair Conversion. Only 61,000km. Paid $31,500 selling for $16,000 obo Estate Sale. Must sell. 778-755-1956 2006 F350 FX4 Lariat, ext cab long box, low kms, canopy, leveling kit, 35” tires, intake, chip. $28,000. 250-549-0644 *2 Ford F450 Duallys: *2008 Lariat Super Duty Diesel 4x4, ex/cond, fully loaded. $36,500 *1994 Super Duty Propane $5,500. 250.260.0018
UNIT NO6 ROBERT SMALLMAN HOUSEBOAT WITH MOTOR TO VIEW HAPPY SHACKS STORAGE CENTRE 1660 CARY RD. 2007 Rinker ﬁberglass bowrider, 22.5’ captiva w/trailer, like brand new, 260 hp, V8, Mercury leg, bimini top, parked at Mara Lake for viewing. Must sell. Will accept reasonable offer. 780-499-0126 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Boats 19ft Galaxy 1975, inboard/outboard 6cyl, OMC dr. c/w trailer and cover. $4,000. obo. In good shape. 250-832-0411
serving our community 1930 to 2011
NOTICE TO CREDITORS & others Re: Estate of Janice Lynn Rogers; deceased; formerly of 9320 Highway 97, Vernon, BC V1H 1W9, having claims against the estate are hereby notiﬁed that particulars of claims should be sent to the Executor, Earl Stevens at 6346 Invermere Road, Nanaimo, BC V9V 1C2 before September 30, 2011, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among parties entitled to it.
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For Sale: A Cabin on the Lake The Kootenay Queen • 1976 30ft cabin cruiser with a 185 merc • Full galley (fridge, stove, sink, furnace, toilet) • Fold down table for a queen sized bed • Fold up bunk beds • VHF radio • Hull is sound, galley is dated. • Low draft • 200 hrs on new engine • A great boat that needs some TLC. $12,000.00 invested, will take offers starting at $9K Call 250-362-7681 or email email@example.com for more information
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Recreational/Sale 1974 8’6 Vanguard Camper. Counter top stove, fridge & furnace.$1350. 250-766-3673 1994 29’ Corsair 5th wheel, 1-slide, F/S microwave, A/C, shower, 2 propane tanks, $8,500 obo. 250-306-1434 2000 Jayco Eagle Fifth Wheel Trailer with 2 pull outs & awning. Needs some work. Full bthrm air furnace. Handyman Special!! call 250-491-2742 Leave message please. 2009 Everest 345S 5th-wh 37’, 4 slides, 7yr transferable warranty, lots of storage & after market extras, a must see. Great Value at a great price. $39,995. (250)275-7515 or 250-549-0925
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS T11-084 Supply of Transit Advertising Benches Sealed proposals clearly marked on the outside of the envelope with the words “T11-084 Supply of Transit Advertising Benches” will be received at the Oﬃce of the City Clerk, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna, BC up until 3pm, Local Time, September 1, 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. 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. kelowna.ca
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