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by Dave Preston Just in time for the morning traffic rush, a two-car collision on Drought Hill closed Hwy. 97 for several hours Monday. The accident, which happened at about 7:30 a.m., shut the highway down at the intersection with Drought Road. Traffic immediately began to back up in both directions, into Peachland and West Kelowna, as emergency crews responded to the scene. The female driver of a dark green Buick Regency had to be extricated from her badly mangled car by Peachland Fire and Rescue Service. She and the male driver of a white Saturn were taken to Kelowna General Hospital with undetermined injuries. The drivers were the only occupants in the vehicles. According to RCMP on scene, the Buick was traveling up Drought Hill in the fast lane and it was hit by the southbound Saturn, which crossed the center line. RCMP later reported that another vehicle may have been involved in the accident. "The driver (of the Saturn) alleges that a northbound truck crossed the center line," said Sgt. Ann Morrison. "The driver took evasive action and veered toward the shoulder of the road." Morrison said it appears the driver of the Saturn lost control of his

vehicle and it swerved across the southbound lane of the highway and slammed into the Buick nearly head on. At the time of the accident, a car was parked on the shoulder of the northbound lane of Hwy. 97, just downhill from the accident scene. The View received an unconfirmed report that the northbound truck may have swerved to miss the parked car, which may have begun the sequence of events that led to the accident. Damage to both vehicles was extensive. The front end of the Saturn was smashed and the Buick's front end and driver's side was greatly damaged. Firefighters had to remove both of the Buick's driver's side doors to get to the driver. Traffic was completely stopped on Drought Hill for about two hours. Trepanier Road became very busy with traffic as many drivers used its connection to Hwy. 97C as a detour around the accident scene. RCMP reported the Buick's female driver is 38-years-old and from Keremeos. The Saturn's driver is a 47-year-old male from Kamloops. An investigation into the incident continues and RCMP is asking anyone who witnessed it to call West Kelowna RCMP at 250-7682880.

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Tues., Nov. 1- Feast of All Saints Morning Prayer, Communion Service, 9:30 am Sun., Nov. 13 - Remembrance Day Service Lighting of Candles in Remembrance, Acts of Remembrance. Also, St. Margaret of Scotland Service, followed by a Scottish luncheon Tues., Nov. 15 - Morning Prayer, Communion Service, Lection for St. Margaret of Scotland, 9:30 am Everyone is welcome to all services

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ered, according to Rob Campbell, who is overseeing interior demolition work in the building. The names reach out from the past: Earl Smith, Ruth Stuffed behind walls, workers have found old exams, Elliott, Thelma MacKinnon. They've been there all old photographs and decades old letters. Jackpot Grows Weekly Lotto License #103899 - 19 years or older along, etched on a long forgotten blackboard, buried The work began September 27 after the Peachland for at least 70 years. Chamber of Commerce was successful in getting a Daily Events Over the past three grant from the Job Creation Partnership. The governweeks, two workers have ment funded program pays for two workers, who will been stripping layers continue working on the interior of the building until Monday Tuesday Wednesday of wallboard, lath and the end of December. TOPS weight loss Friendship Tuesdays Aerobics - 9:30 am Let me entertain you plaster from the walls program - 9:30 am; 2nd & 4th Tuesday Chess - 1:15 pm One of the most remarkable aspects of the old school & your friends in your Variety Singers Carpet Bowling Yoga - 1:30 pm of Peachland's Primary building that has been uncovered is the high, original - 9:45 am - 10 am home School. Unknown numTai Chi - Noon; AA at Noon - Noon; ceilings. False ceilings were installed at some point, I'll cook my famous Shepbers of renovations over Quilting - 1:15 pm; Bridge herd's Pie for you & your Wood Carvers - 7 pm experienced - 7 pm the years covered up the but they are now gone, leaving voluminous spaces guests; then perform a old, including the origi- where the original classrooms once stood. Friday Thursday Saturday The main hallway in the school building now has two set concert! nal blackboards. a ceiling 14 feet off the floor and two large archways I do all the work Line Dancing Art Classes 1 pm Carpet Recently, the black- 9 am Yoga - 10:30 am Bowling - 10 am were recently uncovered. (Setting the table & washboards were uncovered. Iron & Silk Exercise Campbell said Tuesday that the plan is to have the ing the dishes included) Amazingly, the names of - 11 am; AA at Great Place... Boys and Girls Club housed in the rear two classCall for details Noon - Noon; students long gone, writGreat People... Bingo - 6:45 pm 250-870-8891 ten in coloured chalk, rooms. 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13 candidates vie for Peachland council seats The slate is set, campaigns have begun and in a little less than a month, Peachland voters will go to the polls to choose a new municipal council and help to choose a representative to the board of education. At the close of nominations last Friday there were 13 candidates for Peachland council: six incumbents, five newcomers and two previous council members wanting to return to the council table. Two candidates will square off for the mayor's race: incumbent Keith Fielding and first-time candidate and former businessman Lee Sawchuk. A total of 11 candidates will vie for the six councillor seats available, including incumbents Terry Condon, Peter Schierbeck, Vern Moberg, Charlette Broadoway and Lindsay Bell. The incumbent councillor candidates will be joined on the ballot by newcomers Grant Eisworth, Eldon Kerbes, Cindy Fortin and Eric Hall. Attempting a return to council are Ken Whitelegg and Ernie Hurd. Whitelegg served one term on Peachland council, from 2000 to 2002.

Hurd was elected to council three times. He served a term from 1997 to 1999 and from 2003 to 2005. He was elected again in November 2008 and was due to complete his term next month, but he resigned his position as councillor in 2010 shortly after voters turned down borrowing money to build a curling rink in a referendum. Four candidates will be on the ballot for school trustee. Peachland will help to elect a trustee for the Westside, excluding West Kelowna. Incumbent Moyra Baxter will be joined by Karin Cruickshank and Marsha Johnston on the ballot. Also running for trustee is Lindsay Bell, who is also in the running for a Peachland council seat. Voters will cast their ballots on November 19. Here's a recap of the Peachland candidates: For mayor: *Keith Fielding *Lee Sawchuk For councillor: *Terry Condon *Grant Eisworth *Peter Schierbeck *Eldon Kerbes *Cindy

District staff restricted from answering candidate questions As election season gets into full swing, district staff members have been told not to answer questions posed to them by candidates. CAO Elsie Lemke sent out an email last week to district management. The email advised managers to instruct their staff not to answer candidate questions. "This is a reminder to ensure you advise all of your staff, that any questions from candidates are to be channelled through me for response, regardless of who receives the request," Lemke wrote. Contacted Friday, Lemke said the policy is not that staff won't be answering questions, but that management is trying to channel all questions through one person." "Questions are supposed to go through one person," said Lemke. "So all candidates have the same answer." Having questions forwarded to one person on staff makes sure that staff as a whole remain completely neutral, according to Lemke. "We’re trying to make sure it’s channelled so people are not getting different information," said Lemke. The CAO said there have been a few problems during past elections, where candidates received different information. "We don’t want incorrect information out there because of what staff says," said Lemke.

The policy means any questions posed to staff will be redirected to Lemke, who will have the most appropriate staff person send an answer to all candidates. Lemke said this is the first election with a formal policy. Also new this election will be a meeting held by district staff on October 24, where all candidates can ask questions of all department heads. The new policy has at least one candidate upset. Cindy Fortin is running for one of six councillor seats and she said she sent out enquiries to several department heads, but was directed to Lemke. "I know most of the issues but had some additional questions," said Fortin. "Apparently we have to go through Elsie." "I’m not happy with that," said Fortin. "As a taxpayer for 26 years, I feel I have a right to sit down to ask a few questions." Fortin said she doesn’t want scripted answers and doesn’t feel citizens of Peachland should either. "I should be able to sit down and get a forthright answer," said Fortin. Mayor Keith Fielding said he was not aware of the new policy but he said he didn't see anything wrong with it. "That makes perfect sense to me," said Fielding. Lemke said the new policy is copied from

other municipalities. "It's being done in pretty much most locations." West Kelowna does have a similar policy. Kirsten Jones, communications supervisor, said candidate questions are forwarded to CAO Jason Johnson. The regional district expects its staff members to answer candidate questions on their own, according to Bruce Smith, communications coordinator. Candidates for election in the City of Kelowna will have their questions directed to the city manager, according to Tom Wilson, communications supervisor. Wilson said he doesn't believe that all candidates would be given every answer, however.

Fortin *Vern Moberg *Charlette Broadoway *Eric Hall *Lindsay Bell *Ken Whitelegg *Ernie Hurd For school trustee: *Moyra Baxter *Karin Cruickshank *Marsha Johnston *Lindsay Bell.

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October 21, 2011

Editor’s Perspective

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ongratulations to the candidates. At closing of nominations at 4 o’clock last Friday, 17 people C had let their names stand for election.

Four candidates will run for board of education trustee, two for mayor and 11 for councillor. Above all, it means Peachlanders will have a contest for every place available and that should mean some healthy discussion and debate. As much as a lot of people like to poke fun at local politicians and sometimes set them up as targets for anger, it should be remembered that candidates go into an election season hopefully knowing full well what is coming at them. Elected officials do not get paid a whole heck of a lot, but they do give their time for their community. For council, there are regular meetings, committee meetings, those dreaded in-camera meetings and public hearings. Council members are expected to be at community events and, often, are at the beck and call of residents. They get stopped on the street, in the store and sometimes (if not a lot of the time) get phone calls at home. It can be a rewarding job at times and other times it can be a curse, especially in a community like Peachland, which tends to be very engaged in local politics. It’s been said that politics in Peachland is a contact sport and that holds true at no other time more than during election season. Incumbents have their feet held to the fire and newbies are often questioned hard. Municipal politics is the most accessible level of politics we have. It’s easy to feel removed from the power centres of Victoria and Ottawa, but when it comes to local politics, the seat of power is just down the street. Politicians, in a way, are lucky in Peachland. They may not always feel that way, considering how stirred up people can get over some issues, but they’ll always know what the public thinks of the job they’re doing. The candidates who will be on the November 19 ballots deserve a little respect. Given how engaged Peachlanders are in local politics, it takes a little bravery to let one’s name stand. At the same time, candidates should not be under any illusion that the run up to the electron will be easy. Pointed questions will and should be asked. Voters will demand to know how each candidate stands on a whole variety of issues. That Peachland is polarized on many issues will only add to the workload. While there are those who want development slowed down, there are those who want it sped up. There’s a big group who wants a bypass highway built and there are others who think itís a crazy idea and four-laning in place is the way to go. Seniors housing will be raised, as will the Primary School, and could we go through an election without the curling rink making an appearance? Thank you candidates for letting your names stand. Let the game begin.

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Water has always been the lifeblood of growth in Peachland and here we see an upgrade in the early 1950’s from an all-wooden flume to a much bigger flume with a galvanized steel liner. The wooden flume leaked so much water in some places it created micro environments of lush growth in an otherwise arid landscape. It was November when residences on irrigation water filled their cisterns for winter as the water was cut off. Water conservation then was critical as the tank of water had to last the entire winter or else! Photo courtesy the Peachland Historical Society

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Need room for Princeton pedestrians Dear Editor; With a little imagination, precious little needs to be spent to improve pedestrian safety on Peachland’s longest street, Princeton Avenue. Presently, cars and trucks are allowed to park on the sidewalk, forcing walkers onto the busy roadway.

Dear Editor; I have just recently starting living here in the house I purchased a few years ago. The attraction I had and still have to this part of the Okanagan is the lack of commercial development in Peachland. It seems the community is divided on this issue. All the shopping you will ever need is a short 10 minute trip to Westbank or further to Kelowna. There are some fantastic, small, independent businesses here that need our support, which I gladly give them. I enjoy reading the Peachland View, as it gives me a

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great insight to how and who might be planning the future look of this lovely town. I saw an article about the owner of the Edgewater Inn wanting to develop a casino here. What are you thinking? A casino? This type of establishment is usually followed by the criminal element. Not to mention increased noise and traffic. Thanks, but no thanks. I look forward to voting in the civic election this coming November. Tara Hebert, Peachland

Residents' assoc. polls on community issues Dear Editor; With the upcoming election, the Peachland Residents Association sent out a survey to our database inviting them to rank their concerns about community issues. The interim ranking results indicate: The top two concerns are: a) Council’s accountability to voters b) Growth and development

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Sign of things to come The intersection of Clements Crescent and Hwy. 97 doesn’t have traffic lights yet, but signs went up recently saying they will be installed this fall.

A fall fair thanks to Wilma Dear Editor; There are many volunteers in Peachland who work tirelessly for the betterment of our community. Wilma MacKinnon is one such resident. For many years, Wilma was president of the Peachland Fall Fair. After the recently held AGM, she is now taking on a

new position as past president. From all the many volunteers who have worked with Wilma, a thousand thanks for all you have done. Your experience will be invaluable to the new executive. Phyllis Papineau, Peachland

Heavy trucks should not use Trepanier Dear Editor; On October 17, at around 7:30 am, a bad accident occurred at the top of Drought Hill, which caused traffic to be diverted and delayed. While most of us are aware that Hwy. 97 is under discussion between Peachland council and The Ministry of Transportation concerning rerouting and making it a four-lane highway, some action must be taken now. When I heard on my car radio that the road was closed, I was in a position to re-route via Trepanier Road and join Hwy. 97C, then on to Hwy. 97 into Kelowna. I would like to point out when I started to enter the route up Trepanier, I was confronted with many diverted traffic vehicles. They were made up of an assortment of cars, trucks and pickup trucks. There were also heavy duty vehicles, such as garbage vehicles, logging trucks and other long and large vehicles coming towards me at what I consider

were excessive speeds for this road. The road was originally built to allow local traffic, if needed for accident or forest fire, to vacate the area. Consequently, the road has many bends and twists. The larger vehicles found it difficult to negotiate without driving into a ditch or clipping another vehicle proceeding in the opposite direction, which could have caused another serious accident. I think it would be prudent to post a notice at either end of Trepanier Road stating that commercial vehicles over a given weight and size are prohibited to use this route. A restricted speed limit should be posted in case another accident should occur. I am sure it will on Drought Hill. The police and or traffic control personnel should be posted at either end to ensure the safety notice is adhered to. Frank Warburton, Peachland

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Fees and Charges & Sign Bylaw Amendment HIGHLIGHTS Freedom of Information by Dave Preston and the Peachland Residents AsMARCH 22,2011 Council gave first three and Protection merce of Privacy sociation will readings host an event. By Erin Boyes, District of to Sign Bylaw Bylaws

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The Stone Showroom The Stone Showroom has over 100 natural and manufactured stone products on display in their showroom for fireplaces and house facings. They also stock natural flagstone for patios, pathways, ponds, fountains and garden walls. Owner Claude Bouchard has over 30 years of experience as a stonemason and will help you through consultation to choose the right product for any project large or small. They also offer the “do it yourselfers” a rent-a-mason service to ensure the job comes out looking professional. Claude stresses the importance that stones should fit with the natural surroundings and not clash with the surroundings. For more information visit www.stoneshowroom.ca or stop by their showroom at 130-1135 Stevens Road, West Kelowna.

Moe Martin Real Estate

Ladies Boutique & Gently Worn Consignment Fashion 1785 Ross Road, West Kelowna, B.C. V1Z 3E7

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Moe Martin, Broker/Owner of Moe Martin Real Estate, has been licensed for 26 plus years in the Province of Alberta with the Calgary Real Estate Board. Move moved to Peachland with his wife, Sointu, four years ago and together they have been actively involved in community projects such as Peachland World of Wheels, Business 2 Consumer Trade Show, Peachland Chamber Golf Tournament and Business Excellence Awards Night. Moe is Director of the Peachland Economic Development Committee and a past Director of the Chamber of Commerce. Moe is a licensed British Columbia Real Estate Broker, and after numerous award-winning customer oriented years in real estate, Moe would be happy to assist you with any of your commercial or residential real estate needs wherever they may arise in Canada. Good Guys Audio Video Unlimited celebrates 14th anniversary Good Guys opened in 1997 as a TV & stereo store, with full delivery, setup and service support. The business continued to grow and evolved into a custom home theatre specialist, including TV wall mounting and installation, new home pre-wiring for multiroom audio, renovation re-wiring and home theatre surround sound setups. They still stick to the roots of what made the business successful, with sales of stereo components, flat panel TVs and A/V furniture, as well as turntables, record needles and cartridges for the vinyl enthusiasts. Good Guys was the recipient of the Westbank Chamber of Commerce Key Business Award for “Service” in 2003, 2005, 2008 and 2010. They are also members of Sue’s Sungods – Peachland Slo-Pitch League. Their mission statement reads: “Where the Latest in Technology Still Comes with Old Fashioned Service.” They are closed Sun. and Mon. For more information or to visit their showroom call 250-707-0753. Good Guys is located at 2409-B Main Street, West Kelowna.

Zach’s Family Diner Zach’s Family Diner located at 2437-A Main Street, West Kelowna, promises nostalgia in a family-friendly environment and delicious home cooking. Hamburgers, fries, milkshakes, and an ice cream bar, along with daylong breakfast, are all prepared by the father-son duo Pete and Zach who run the family restaurant. Everything is made fresh using products purchased locally to support other small businesses, such as Village Cheese in Armstrong and T-Bones and Quality Greens, which are, located right in their backyard in West Kelowna. A pinball machine and classic diner decor lend an authentic retro feel to the place, which will please young and old alike. Zach’s is closed Mon. and open Tues. to Thur. 8:30 – 5:30 pm, Fri. & Sat., 9 – 6 pm and Sun. 9 – 3pm. TMG Business Services Tammie Gilbert of TMG Business Services is a Certified Professional Bookkeeper with the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada, and is a Certified Consultant for Simply Accounting. Tammie has been a bookkeeper for over 30 years and reopened a private business in Peachland four years ago. TMG Business Services provides a full range of accounting and bookkeeping solutions to assist you in managing your business. TMG provides support to small and medium business from business registration and setup, PST, GST, HST, WCB, T4’s, payroll remittances and Income Tax preparation. As well as full cycle bookkeeping and payroll services, monthly, weekly, and quarterly in your office or in hers. Some Wear’in Time Ladies Consignment Boutique Some Wear’in Time offers a unique high-end, low price shopping experience. Being open two-and-a-half years now, Esme is still surprised how many people have not discovered her. She offers a never-ending selection with a base of over 550 consignees. “We have all sizes and also carry handbags and costume jewellery.” It is however; with regret that she must put the store up for sale, due to health issues. If you have ever thought of owning your own business, now may be the time. She is asking only what she has invested and everything is set up and ready to go. Come and discover this little treasure at 1785 Ross Road, West Kelowna, near City Furniture, Tues. – Fri., 10 am – 6pm and Sat. 10 am to 3 pm. Curves Westbank/Peachland What an exciting year this has been! Curves International partnered with Zumba International to offer Zumba with Curves. This fast paced fitness class joins dancing with the Curves equipment providing an amazing workout with lots of fun and laughter. Curves Westside offers four classes per week and non-members can arrange to work out at a non-member fee. Curves facility is specially designed for women and provides a complete cardio and strength-training workout in just 30 minutes. With a system that can burn up to 500 calories and works every major muscle group, you get an efficient and effective workout in every visit. Bring this article and Curves Westbank/Peachland will offer a Free Week to see if we can meet your health goals. Offer expires November 30, 2011. Call to set up an appointment 250-768-2254.

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October 21, 2011 Sovereign Cycle “At Sovereign Cycle we sell bikes because we’re addicted to riding them. The products we sell have been singled out from the rest because they’re the best - we’ve tried loads of different stuff so you don’t have to. That’s what a combined 22 years in the industry and 34 years worth of riding experience gets you – great advice,” said co-owners Russ Morton and Rich Stevenson. Sovereign Cycle is in Vintage View Center (just behind Home Depot) on the South side of the Okanagan Hwy. You’ll have to go all the way to the back of the parking lot (around the corner from Domino’s pizza) to find them. They are located at #110, 3480 Carrington Rd., Westbank, BC or call 778-754-5678. Karen’s Place Hair and Body Works At Karen’s Place they strive to deliver the very best service they can, by keeping up with current trends and upgrading their education on a regular basis to keep their clients looking their very best. Karen’s Place was established six years ago and is owned and operated by Karen Gunnlaugson, in their great downtown location on Beach Avenue. The full service salon specializes in colour and cut techniques, for ladies, men, teens and children. They also offer manicures, pedicures, waxing, massage, and brow and lash tinting, body treatments, facials and extreme lash extensions. They are now offering Featherheads, with loop and lock technology or clip-ins. They are open weekdays for 9 am to 5 pm and Thursday evenings by appointment. For more information call 250-767-0276. Westside Curb Appeal Inc. Westside Curb Appeal Inc. is locally owned and operated by Chris Krahn. Chris takes pride in doing quality work and focuses on working with each individual customer to ensure their needs are being met. No job is too small and they provide free estimates. Chris specializes in pergolas, decks, railing, siding, kitchen and bathroom renovations, tile work, flooring, doors and everything in between. Marie M. a satisfied client had this to say, “I was more than impressed. Westside Curb Appeal Inc.was courteous and obviously took pride in their work. They wanted to do the job right instead of just doing the job. It was comfortable to have them in my home.” Call 250-801-3521 for more information.

Small business entrepreneurs know innovation must be at the heart of their business strategies. These entrepreneurs focus on discovering their customers' needs and acting to meet them with new products and services and the best customer service. Supporting small businesses, and shopping locally

provides many benefits, including a stronger economy, greater job growth and diversity. Small business owners provide greater support to non profits, and better customer service. Following are brief profiles of just a few of the many small business who contribute to our community in countless ways.

Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital

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Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital offers comprehensive veterinary care your pet. They believe pets are family members. They offer a wide range of modern, diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical services with an emphasis on preventative medicine. Their in-house laboratory facilities provide serum chemistry, hematology, urinalysis and parasite testing. On-site, modern x-ray and ultrasound equipment provides high quality images to aid in the diagnosis of many disorders, in a non-invasive manner. Their in-house pharmacy offers you ease and convenience with the security and confidence of knowing the product is coming straight from your veterinarian. They provide guidance regarding your pet’s nutritional needs for each life stage. They offer professional grooming services and only cat boarding facility. They are happy to take care of your pet, and guarantee to provide personal attention to each patient. Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital is located at Westlake Rd. West Kelowna, 250-769-9109 or see our website at www.KelownaVet.ca

Looking for a local printer that can do quick printing? Then look no further than your neighbourhood PostNet Print & Business Centre locally owned and operated by Craig and Dianne Garries, providing personal service and local experience. Since opening in the spring of 2011 local businesses and residents have come to rely on PostNet for exceptional small business services. They offer the residents of Peachland and West Kelowna colour copy services, full-service printing and finishing, banners and signs – if it’s printing they can do it. They also offer shipping services through Canada Post, FedEx and Purolator, fax services, mailbox rentals and much more. They build their business on understanding and supporting the community. So please shop local and shop at PostNet! They are conveniently located on Hwy. 97S in West Kelowna, have ample parking, delivering the products you need and the friendly service you deserve.

Big E's Bar & Grill and Peachland Liquor Store. Since Susan and Eric Menconi met they have been a team that works together. The couple lives in Peachland with their four-year-old son, Cole. For almost seven years now “the Pub”, as it’s known by the regulars, has been offering a wide selection of appetizers, homemade soups, salads, burgers and more. In addition to the extensive menu and generous portions, the Pub also offers a variety of daily specials as well. Right next door to Big E’s is the liquor store where they sell a large selection of BC wines, coolers, ciders, beer and hard liquor. The couple attributes much of their success to hard work, quality food and good service, but mainly to their loyal and steadfast customers who keep coming back time after time. Big E’s is located at #10-5500 Clements Crescent, Peachland.

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St. Margaret’s Anglican Church

Peachland United Church 4421 4th Street

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Peachland Baptist Church Sunday School & Adult Bible Class - 9:45 am

Special Guest Church Service & Children’s Church Service - 11 am Sunday Evening - 6:30 7:30 pm

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Halloween Bash with Anita Saturday, October 29 Starts at 7:30 pm Dress up and come out for fun and a howling good time. Call 250-767-9100 for more info

Three candidates for RDCO director Contributed

Electoral Area director and School District No. 23 Zone 2 Trustee election," said Smith. "Voters can find Three people will compete in the regional district information on who can vote, where to vote and when election for Central Okanagan West, which includes to vote by following the elections information link on the outlying areas of Brent Road and the Trepanier the regional district website, regionaldistrict.com/elecValley. tions." Voters in Central Okanagan West and Westbank website we have posted very detailed maps Hazardous Waste newspaper B&W ad 2011:Hazardous Waste -newspaper ad-delete 5/18/11 9:26 "On AM our Page 1 First Nation Reserves #9 and #10 will choose between outlining the boundaries for each election: The light incumbent Jim Edgson, Dave Robertson and one time green background shows the area for the Central regional district director Aaron Dinwoodie. "We certainly encourage voters to determine well Okanagan West Electoral Area director and Zone 2 before they head to the polls, the electoral area elec- School Trustee elections and includes Westbank First tion in which they are qualified to cast a ballot," said Nation Reserves #9 and #10 while on the map for Bruce Smith, regional district communications coor- Central Okanagan East Electoral Area the light yellow background shows the boundary for the Regional dinator. "It’s also important to note that qualified electors Director election," said Smith. "People can zoom into living on Westbank First Nations Reserves #9 and # each of the maps using the magnify tool to see specific 10 are eligible to vote in the Central Okanagan West street and address details.

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Civic grant deadline approaches by Dave Preston The deadline for community organizations to apply to the District of Peachland for a civic grant is less than a month away. Non-profit organizations that contribute to the quality of life in Peachland and that would cease to function without assistance from the district can apply for a grant that cannot exceed $1,000. The $1,000 grant limit does not apply to a select group of organizations that enter into a fee for service, lease or other agreement with the district. They include: * Ambassadorial committee; * Historical Society; * Community Policing; * Citizen's Patrol; * Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Information Centre.

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For Rent Executive house, $1,800/month. Fully furnished or unfurnished. Upper suite $1,000/month, lower suite $900/month. Utilities included, no pets, N/S.. Available Nov. 1/11. Call Bob at 778-887-0302 or Peter at 250-767-6190

Storage For Rent Storage for rent, downtown Peachland, 5’ x 8’ & 10’ x 16”. Call 250767-6348

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Peachland Pharmacy Looking for a responsible adult for a part time position for Fridays and Saturdays and relief for holidays. No experience necessary, but willing to be flexible and learn new tasks. Please send resume via: mail or email attention to Wes Bedford or Bernice Collin. 5848A Beach Ave. Peachland, BC V0H 1X7, pdm66@relcomsys.com RENTALS

For Rent One bedroom suite, walk-out, private entrance, utilities included, W/D, parking, pets on approval, N/S, $800 per month. Call 250212-6129

For Rent Sunny, walk-out basement suite, 1,200 sq. ft., 2 beds plus den, indoor storage unit, 5 appliances, parking for 2 cars, separate entrance, N/S. Pets on approval, $950/month plus 1/2 utilities. Available Nov. 1. Call 250-8617054 For Rent One bedroom walk-out basement suite, new and modern, sep. entrance, in suite laundry, dishwasher, built -in microwave, fireplace, private balcony & deck, $800/ month or $850/month - couple, includes utilities, cable & internet. Call 250-826-9279 PERSONAL Alcoholics Anonymous Peachland Fellowship

Meets Monday at 7 pm (closed meeting) and Friday at 8 pm (open meeting). Call 250-763-5555 for more info.

Yard Work “The Yard Guise - Snip, Grip & Rip.” For all your basic yard care needs, call Scott at 250-317-0721. “Where business is growing like a week.”

Sparrowhead Music 24 Track Recording Studio Drum Lessons 12 week Pro Tools Course PA-Sound System Rentals 250-575-8757 sparrowhead@shaw.ca www.sparrowhead.ca

Homewatch Serving Peachland and Westbank * Providing Peace of Mind, while you’re away * Experienced, Relaiable and Affordable * Bondable, with References available * Free Home Consultation

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Prints of Sentimental Value Mistakenly Sold at OK Falls garage sale. Two favourite prints of my recently deceased mother, which hold great sentimental value to me, were mistakenly sold at a garage sale in Okanagan Falls on October 1-2. Older farming scenes: man clearing his land with a horse, and young girl riding cow as man guides cows. Willing to pay a premium to buy prints back. If you purchased these please call 1-250-999-4555 or e-mail darcytravels@yahoo.com NOTICES

According to the district's rules, which can be found at www.peachland.ca, financial assistance will only be granted to organizations for a limited time period and civic grants are subject to an annual review. Applications for civic grants are subject to a number of criteria including: * Group must have been in operation for at least six months; * Group must be based in the community; * Has membership from Peachland and surrounding areas; * Majority of members are voting members; * Is in good standing with its licensing authority; * At a minimum has made application to the Central Okanagan Foundation or another granting organization. The deadline for receiving civic grant applications at the District of Peachland office is November 15. NOTICES

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65th Wedding Anniversary Celebrated by Local Couple Gordon and Elsie Brown Married October 27, 1946

Peachland United Church BARGAIN BIN SALE • Good clean clothing • Household items We accept donations on days that we are open.

Please do not drop off any donations while we are closed. OPEN THURS. - SAT. 9:30 - 3 PM

This special anniversary wish That comes with love to you Brings warm and heartfelt thanks For all the thoughtful things you do It also comes to let you know You both mean more each day To everyone your lives have touched In such a loving way. Happy 65th Wedding Anniversary, Mom and Dad Love, Linda & Barb and families


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News from the 50+ Activity Centre by Pat Grieve Special to theView

Got Pics?

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After two years of trying to get more than four or five people out to play bridge with the novice group, it has been decided to cancel this activity. The long standing regular bridge is still very much alive and well. If there is a demand for novice bridge, we may start that again. For now, any bridge players out there, please do come out Tuesdays at 7 pm. Refreshments are served following the games. Taryn’s Yoga for the Young at Heart was so successful on Wednesday at 1:30 pm she is expanding to another class on Friday at 10:30 am. Marsha’s Aerobics for the Not so yours today! Young is also off to a roaring start. This activity is no-impact and can be done by almost anyone. Men are welcome and the course runs every Wednesday at 9:30 am. Thanks to everyone who came on the bus trip to the Gleaners in Oliver on October 14. These trips are a great way to get to know your fellow members. Where shall we go next? Another way to get to meet your fellow members and be in the swing of things is to attend the monthly potluck dinner/meetings. After all it is the only time we all get together to find out yours today! what’s going on. This month is especially inviting. Our featured performer is Phyllis, who could be Patsy Cline re-incarnated! Friday, October 28 is the date with dinner at 6 pm and entertainment at 7 pm. Bring a large portion of your favourite dish and

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Send it along to us - you may see it in the To book Dave Preston photo next of Burn issue to learn the View! Peachland firefighters watch flames through a second story window Monday night. A house slated for demolition on Gladstone Road was handed over to the fire department for practice purposes. On Monday, firefighters practiced getting set up and attacking a controlled blaze in a bedroom, then searching the home for three occupants trapped inside. The occupants were dummies placed in unknown locations.

your own implements. If you can’t make the dinner, at least come and enjoy the good fellowship. Membership is not required, but a small donation is appreciated. Friendship Tuesday Movies have started again with the first one on October 11 and the next one booked for October 25 at which time Camilla with Jessica Tandy will be shown. Movies at 1:30 p.m. Coffee and refreshments provided. Friday art classes are underway with the first one going until November 11, fully booked. It will run from November 18 to Christmas. Call Sharon at 7672656 for details. Speaking of Christmas, our annual Christmas Dinner will be December 9, so mark your calendars for that one and also for the Robert Burns Night on January 27, 2012. These events always sell out, so keep your eyes peeled for notice of ticket sales. There’s just too much going one to list each activity, suffice to say that the centre is busy every morning, afternoon and evening except for Wednesday nights. Please check our ad in this issue for details or call the office weekdays from 9:30 to 11:30 am at 250-7679133. We have something for everyone. If what you want is not offered, let us know and we’ll see what we can do. Suggestions always welcome.

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4244 Beach Avenue , Peachland BC - Downtown Peachland, directly across from the beach. 5 bedrooms, 4 with en-suites and all have those fabulous views. High-end finishing throughout. Granite counter top in the island kitchen and the dining room built-in cabinet. Stainless steel appliances, hardwood and much MLS®10036887 more!

Bryon Knutsen

Janis Marsden 250-808-2123

(250) 863-1282

janmarsden@realtyexecutives.com

bryonknutsen@royallepage.com

“Our” Community “Your” Realtor

Service You Deserve With An Agent You Trust

Looking For Great Deals in Peachland? Take a Look at These Great Properties: 8.45 Acres

4456 Trepanier Creek Road, Peachland This upgraded walkout rancher has it all! Bright open floor plan with skylight dormers, vaulted ceilings, wrap around windows, and country kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Lower large bright upgraded 3 bedroom suite walks out to the large sunny back yard, on to the babbling creek and across the bridge to acres of wide open back woods.

$749,000

NEW LISTING

Outstanding Semi Waterfront 3822 Beach Ave $998,000

Great lakeviews, bouy for your boat out front 5280 Trepanier Bench Road $489,000

MLS® 10034556

MLS® 10034867

• Director’s Platinum Award • President’s Gold Award • Master Sales Award KELOWNA

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Muir Road, Fintry

Build your dream home or vacation getaway on this tranquil building lot. Nearby public lake shore and boat launch. Plan is suitable for walk-out rancher.

$64,900

MLS®10020957

Beautiful Retirement Rancher 5208 Morrison Place

250-767-2437

moemartinrealtor@shaw.ca

“Buy land, they stopped making it”

$435,000

Lakeviews Walkout Rancher 2244 sq ft 3984 Desert Pines Ave $449,000

MLS® 10036012

MLS® 10027168

MLS®10036892

Roger W. Cyr, REALTOR® www.MrPeachland.com 250-470-8803 WESTSIDE KELOWNA

Each office independently owned and operated.

The Cody Sisters! Custom Lakeviews Nestled in Nature 5189 Maranatha Drive New Price $469,000

BIG DEAL Big House 5 bdrms 3677 sq ft 6063 Ellison Ave $499,000

MLS® 10024998

MLS® 10035356

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For all your mortgage needs...

CURRENT RATE SPECIALS 3 yr fixed 2.69% 5 yr fixed 3.49% 5 yr variable (Prime - 0.40%) 2.60%

Some conditions apply. Rates may change at any time.

Let us negotiate for your best mortgage!

250-212-2654

www.peachlandrealestate.com

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5317 Bradbury StreetMLS®10029701

6346 Topham Place

Beautifully updated home with great landscaping RV parking and

lakeview, 4 bdrms, 3 baths,private 2230 sqlotft,.56 modern finishing, newer Unobstructed lakeviews of aninterior acre. Quiet area, just hot water tank, flooring, private acre lot, U/G afurnace, few minutes to the beach, boatpaint, launch andyard, town.25 centre, cul-deirrigation you will love the rural feel, enjoy the lakeviews from the large sac location, immaculate in & out, tastefully updated 4 bedrooms covered deck with Pan baths, Abode log construction. with their own 4 full 2920 sq ft finished approx. gleaming hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling, gas range in the spacious kitchen, MLS®1003174 $409,000 2 gas F/P’s, large view deck.

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Best Value in Eagles View! MUST BE SOLD! Beautiful 2 bed/2 bath condo with great views of Lake Okanagan. Open living area with gourmet kitchen and stainless steel appliances. Single garage plus extra parking. Friendly quiet complex, use of clubhouse plus RV parking. See pictures on my website.

$324,900

MLS 10034077

Dave Collins 250-870-1444

www.davecollins.ca dcollins@coldwellbanker.ca

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137-5300 Huston Road, Peachland

Beautifully maintained 3 bed + den, 3 bath townhouse in Peachland’s best gated community. Enjoy the open concept living of the bright main floor while taking in the expansive lake views. Covered balcony in the front and secluded and landscaped yard in the back offers plenty of privacy. This could be the retirement home of your dreams!

$429,900

MLS ®10035096

Leanne Cody 250-215-5028 leannecody@invis.ca

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Lara Cody 250-868-7114 laracody@invis.ca

1-6711 Hwy. 97 S Perfect low-cost retirement. 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath in quiet 55+ Park. Newer electrical plus 5 appliances includes freezer. Right next to Hardy Falls Regional Park. Great walking trails and Antlers beach. $44,900

MLS®10029818

Peter Wannop John Kilpatrick John McGann Bradley Dillman CALL: 250-768-2161 www.NextDoorTeam.com

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