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disconcerting. “Elder abuse in a general sense, and rightly so, is a societal concern,” bbotsford Police are investi- he said. gating two separate stabbing “But the level of violence that is attacks last weekend. part of this incident is extremely A 71-year-old woman was alleg- rare – thankfully.” The suspect, who is edly stabbed by her from Vancouver, has son Friday afternoon, First reported @ said Const. Ian Mac- abbotsfordtimes.com had numerous interactions with police in Donald. Murray Watson, 48, has been other jurisdictions, said MacDonald, charged with assault with a weapon who could not say what instigated and aggravated assault in connec- the attack on the elderly woman. The second stabbing under tion to the stabbing. The senior made a 911 call to the investigation appears to be an APD at 2:12 p.m. and reported her unprovoked attack on a man at son had attacked her with a knife a skateboard park early Sunday in her home in the 1800 block of morning. The 23-year-old victim was skateMcCallum Road. The suspect fled the scene, but boarding at the park at the intersecwas captured a short time later by tion of Old Yale and McMillan roads near the Abbotsford Recreation patrol officers. The victim suffered cuts to her Centre (ARC) after midnight when face, hand and torso and was taken he was assaulted, according to Macto hospital with non-life threaten- Donald. ing injuries. see STABBING, page A6 MacDonald said the attack was

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Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin birdied three of his final four holes – punctuated by a 40-foot bomb of a putt on 18 – to finish tied for 39th at last weekend’s U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club. His final-round 68 was one of Sunday’s better scores, one stroke better than tournament winner Rory McIlroy, who blew the field away with his 16-under total. For the entire story on Hadwin, who plays out of Abbotsford’s Ledgeview course, see page 13.

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A2 TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011 THE TIMES

Abby chief praises VPD’s response to riot

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was backing each other up in a situation where they were completely overrun.” Police tactics included starting from the bbotsford’s chief of police is commend- north of the city core and pushing the crowd ing the Vancouver Police Department south and securing ground while doing so. for its work during the riot that tore Officers quelled the riot in half the time through the downtown core following the despite dealing with double the number of Canucks Game 7 loss in the Stanley cup people they faced in the 1994 Stanley Cup final. riot, said Rich. APD Chief Bob Rich, one of the department “The 1994 riot lasted six hours and had half heads forming the regional the crowd. Once this [2011] riot Gold Command in Vancou- First reported @ began the police response was ver that night to allocate abbotsfordtimes.com amazing.” resources where they were The violence was sparked by most needed, said the VPD quelled the riot a small number of people intent on causing quickly. problems, said Rich. “Perhaps I’m biased, but I feel people “They detest and defy authority and act out should be proud of police response once whenever they have the opportunity. It’s an this started,” said Rich. irregular segment of society but we need to “I appreciate people don’t think three hours acknowledge it exists . . .” is quick, but . . . I was impressed with how The small group was bolstered by a large calm the riot squads were and how they number of bystanders who watched and moved people out of the core.” recorded events with their cameras and cell As the post-riot analysis begins, police have phones, said Rich. been criticized because live broadcasts during Abbotsford sent every available officer, a the melee didn’t show police intervening as total of 68 members, to Vancouver Wednesday mobs smashed windows and set cars alight to help the VPD, said Rich, who coordinated along the Granville Mall. their response. Officers’ first priority would be people’s “A third of the Abbotsford Police Departsafety, said Rich. ment was in Vancouver, including six mem“The priority was life and limb, including bers on the tactical team [riot squad].” for the rioters. Officers forged ahead [into The VPD is not releasing how many officers the crowd] and did what they could to rescue it deployed that night, but VPD Chief Jim someone, but when dealing with property Chu has stated how many officers deployed damage, they focused on moving crowds on was a decision he made free from political and gaining ground.” interference. The officers were faced with overwhelming Rich said that in Abbotsford, Canucks fans numbers during the incident, he added. stayed positive, as they have throughout the “You are outnumbered several hundred to series, despite the loss. – WITH A FILE FROM THE VANCOUVER SUN one. The first thing officers had to deal with

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Briefly School plan meeting The Abbotsford board of education is hosting a town hall meeting to provide information about the school district’s long range facilities plan, and allow for questions and feedback from the public. The plan contains a detailed analysis of all school facilities, as well as information on Abbotsford population trends, demographics and anticipated facility needs in coming years. Approval of the longrange plan is expected in early fall. The forum is set for Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m. at the school district administration office at 2790 Tims St., Abbotsford. – STAFF REPORTER – JEAN KONDA-WITTE/TIMES

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Sisters Mary Dyck, 20, centre, and Shayna, 18, were innocent bystanders during the Vancouver riot last Wednesday, while mom Pam, left, tried desperately to reach her daughters on their cell phones. “Oh my God! Our kids are in the middle of that,” she said while watching the riots on TV after Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final.

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bbotsford mother Pam Dyck’s heart sank as she watched the alcohol and drug-fuelled riots wave through Vancouver’s city core following the Canucks Game 7 loss in the Stanley Cup final Wednesday night. Her daughters Mary and Shayna and a group of teenage friends had gone downtown with 100,000 other people to watch the game at the celebration site, and were caught up in the frenzied pack. “I was one of any number of parents in Abbotsford,” said Pam. “When we saw the riot on the news, we thought, ‘Oh my God! Our kids are in the middle of that.” Frantic calls to her girls’ cell phones produced no immediate results. Pam was thrilled when a short time later she got a call from Mary to tell her everybody was OK. Her relief was short-lived. With the sound of shouts and crashing in the background, moments later Mary hung up the phone saying, “Oh my God! We’ve got to go.” Pam’s daughters were experiencing

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the paved trail. Section 3 connecting Hazelwood Cemetery to Lower Sumas Mountain Park is part of the 35km trail network connecting east and west Abbotsford. “We have the single best trail network in all of British Columbia,” said Minister of Health Mike de Jong. Abbotsford South MLA John van Dongen said the trail was a great community asset.

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has delayed the melting process by as many as three or four weeks. Because of that, the threat of water levels in the Fraser Valley rising to the point where a flood advisory or warning would be issued is very low. Hull said he was advised on June 8 that water levels in the Abbotsford-Mission area were expected to rise slightly in the coming days but subside just as quickly. “This rise was the result of the warmer weather,” he wrote. Hull, and a number of other fire chiefs from across the province, in accordance with the Emergency Management B.C., have participated in an

assortment of teleconference phone calls with weather experts and river forecasters to monitor any flood risk. Water levels in Mission rose to 5.47 metres on June 16, according to the B.C. River Forecast Centre. If the Fraser River hits six metres, an advisory or a warning can be issued. In 2007, water levels in Mission hit the six-metre mark, and actually topped off at 6.3 metres in 1999. The largest recorded water level in Mission was 8.9 metres in 1894. That amount accumulates to about 18,900 cubic metres of water per second. ◗ For more on flood risk, visit http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/.

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HAYWARD LAKE RESERVOIR LOWER WATER LEVELS AND HAYWARD STREET ROAD CLOSURE Reservoir Drawdown: May 24–June 24 Road Closure: May 30–June 24 Starting May 24, 2011 the Hayward Lake reservoir water level will be lowered to accommodate annual maintenance on the Ruskin Dam spillway gates. Lowering of the reservoir will begin on Tuesday, May 24 to reach the elevation of approximately 34.5 metres in four days. Hayward Street over Ruskin Dam will also be closed Monday to Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. from May 30 to June 24. Lower than average water levels will expose steep shorelines and slippery slopes along Hayward Beach and the entire reservoir shore. The beach can be used with caution, but the water will not be accessible. The Hayward boat launch and dog beach will be closed. The picnic grounds will remain open and available for public use. Trails will remain open; however hikers will be unable to complete the Railway/Reservoir Trail loop due to the closure of both Ruskin Dam and the Floating Bridge at Hairsine Creek. An environmental management plan has been developed to protect fish and wildlife during the lower water levels.

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A6 TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011 THE TIMES

Female sex offender warning

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bbotsford Police are warning the public about a female sex offender with a history of victimizing young children who has come to live in the community. Const. Ian MacDonald said Audrey Elizabeth Jean Black, 34, has moved to Abbotsford after her release from a onemonth jail term for breaching her conditions while living in Chilliwack. Chilliwack RCMP issued a warning to its community on May 6 about Black when she elected to reside there after serving her four-year sentence for her conviction in sex crimes involving young children in Saskatchewan in 2007. Black, who is a registered sex offender, was convicted along with her husband Donald Black, who received eight years behind bars. She was originally charged

ELIZABETH BLACK with two counts of sexual interference involving a child, one count of sexual touching of a child, one count of child pornography and one count of bestiality. The RCMP said Black’s mode of operation involved offering baby-sitting services to people and communicating with children online. The victims involved in the case that led to her conviction were a preschooler and toddler. Police are taking her presence in the community seri-

STABBING, from page A1 According to the victim, three males pulled up to the park in a dark sedan, and two emerged and instigated a fight, said MacDonald. During the fracas, the man was stabbed in the face and in the abdomen near his hip. Both parties fled, with the victim hiding in the bushes for more than an hour before being discovered by two teenage males who called police.

ously, said MacDonald. “ It ’s u n u s u a l t o h a v e female [sex offenders], but essentially we’re dealing with an adult that had children as victims in crimes that involved sex offences.” Black is subject to a number of conditions. She is forbidden contact, activities or employment that involves children younger than 16 years old. Black also cannot attend parks, playgrounds or any other location youth under 16 might frequent. She is also not allowed any electronic device that connects to the Internet.

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he Abbotsford Mission Water Sewer Commission (AMWSC) agreed to draft a memorandum of understanding (MOU) last week, as the basis for amending the existing Abbotsford/Mission water agreements, said Mayor George Peary, chair of the AMWSC. “A l t h o u g h Ab b o t s f o rd intends to proceed with the Stave Lake Water Project alone subject to referendum approval, we respect Mission’s decision to not support the Public-Private Partnership (P3) model of procurement,” Peary said. “In the spirit of continued cooperation, the MOU will address Mission’s future water supply needs which would come from existing

water sources as well as Abbotsford’s needs which would come from both the existing and the new Stave Lake source.” Mission Mayor James Atebe agreed in the importance of a spirit of cooperation between the two communities, saying, “So that we both have secure long term water supply sources.” Abbotsford and Mission staff will work together to draft a MOU that will outline the principles for amending the existing Abbotsford/ Mission water agreements to reflect the ongoing cooperation between the two cities and to reallocate existing water supplies.

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love the smell of napalm in the morning . . . smells like . . . victory.” Those were the famous words from Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore, played by actor Robert Duval, right after a U.S. air strike in Vietnam from the 1979 hit movie Apocalypse Now. It’s hard to equate the countless bombings from a war that happened five decades ago to the post-Stanley Cup Game 7 Vancouver riot that took place last night. But the walk from Rogers Arena, where the Canucks lost their bid for a first-ever Stanley Cup, to the Sutton Place Hotel, where the NHL was putting up out-oftown sports reporters and public relations staff, was enough evidence to me that Vancouver had in fact become a war zone on Wednesday, thanks to a small group of low-life anarchists. Those people – and I use the term ‘people’ incredibly loosely – had one sole purpose – and that was to watch the city burn. I was stationed in the press box at Rogers Arena covering the Final for the Boston Globe and watching in shock and utter sadness at the filth that began tearing Vancouver apart. In the age of social media, the images and first-person accounts were staggering. There were fights, burned cars, people lying unconscious on the street either from too much alcohol or from being beaten mercilessly. As I went to leave Rogers Arena

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Inside Sports at around 9:30 p.m., no longer wanting to stay downtown for a bite to eat and a brief relaxation period, a member of the Vancouver Police Department said: “You can leave, but sir I’d advise [you] it’s not worth the risk.” Those might be the most disturbing words a fellow Canadian has ever said to me. Finally, around 11 p.m., after most of the rioters had either been thrown in jail – and we hope police throw away the key – or gone home, a small group of young journalists, including myself, made the trek from the arena to the hotel. Call it morbid curiosity, but as frightening as it was to see Vancouver’s beautiful streets destroyed in the mayhem, I had to see it. What was normally a 15, maybe 20-minute walk turned into an hour of orchestrated navigation so as not to get caught up in what was transpiring. And remember that quote about napalm? Vancouver’s streets reeked of tear gas. And no, it didn’t smell like victory. It was quite sickening, actually. There was lingering smoke in

the air. My eyes welled up, not from sorrow or anger, but from chemical after-effects of a riot. Newspaper boxes overturned, windows smashed, paper everywhere on the ground, beer bottles, looting and people getting arrested, or confronting police officers. There were, unfortunately, families in the downtown area who wanted to soak in the atmosphere of one of sport’s greatest spectacles. Imagine being five or six years old and asking your mom or dad, “Why is that man setting fire to that car?”. How do you explain that to your child? There were innocent victims in an estimated crowd of 100,000 Canuck fans, obviously disappointed with the result. Disappointment is one thing. Losing the Cup is hard to accept when your team makes it as far as the Canucks did. Hockey is an emotional game, and Canucks’ fans, and indeed those of any Canadian hockey franchise, are passionate. But the small percentage of people who turned Vancouver into the hell-bound circus it was Wednesday have tarnished this area’s reputation. And, unfortunately, it will take more than a few hundred volunteer sweepers the next morning to fix it. ■ Cam Tucker is a freelance columnist for the Abbotsford-Mission Times. Contact him at camtuckertimes@ gmail.com.

t’s an old story, one that recurs despite society’s best efforts, and one that wrenches at the heart every time. It’s a story that every parent dreads, from the moment they started weighing the pros and cons of starting a family. That decision to bring children into the world always comes with a mass of questions based on the hopes and the dreams – and the fears – shared by everyone who takes that responsible journey into parenthood. Will my son be born with two left feet? Or will he grow up to be a hockey star? Will my daughter have difficulty making friends in school? Or will she go on to university and become a world-renowned scientist? Will my little boy fall in with the wrong crowd? Or will he grow up to be a productive member of society? Will my little girl disappear without a trace in the middle of the night? That last question probably doesn’t pop up often as newlyweds discuss the prospects of their future families. But it happens. And when it does happen to a family – a good family – a family right next door in Langley – there is no way for the rest of us to truly understand the depth of feeling that is being experienced by those directly affected. But it is a time when the community finds a depth of compassion within itself that is almost unmatchable by any other event. The entire community – a community of humanity that stretches far beyond the usual “community” boundaries – hopes that it all will turn out well, that there has just been an unfortunate mistake that can be corrected with a joyous homecoming. Such a joyous ending to the kind of story that is rending so many hearts has happened before. And all those hearts are focused on such a joyous ending last week.

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I am not a true Canucks fan – I have been a Habs fan since the Original Six, but I always cheer a Canadian team over an American team. But I must say that the true Canucks fans have shown the NHL how to properly take a run at a Cup. The white towel of Roger Neilson is copied worldwide now and began here. The amazing singing of O Canada is emulated in many stadiums and started here by Canucks fans. Six weeks of incredible street parties – no sporting event anywhere can claim what Vancouver accomplished with the fan support these last few weeks. Great class was shown by the fans at the stadium as they cheered their team even after the game was over, showing them respect for a great season, even if it didn’t end as hoped. More class was shown as the Canucks fans gave polite applause to Boston, and real ovations for Thomas out of respect for his efforts and for Lucic as a home-town boy, even if he does wear the gold and brown. And Canucks fans stayed and applauded the Bruins as they accepted the Cup, instead of just leaving in disappointment. The coach and players gave classy interviews after a heart-breaking loss. This was a class act right down the line – even the Facebook group getting hundreds organized to go downtown and assist with the cleanup. Unfortunately, thugs ruled yet again. Vancouver is not the no-fun city, but the nobrain city, and these were not Canucks fans. No matter what the police do, they will be scrutinized, while hundreds of thugs walk free. Our court system will ensure that this occurs again as hired suits convince out of touch judges that their clients are not bad people but just got caught up in the heat of things. Where are the Bobby Hakkarainens and Kristi Kallips

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of the world? Or the poor guy who was trying to stop rioters from attacking the Bay and he got pulled into the crowd and beaten. Who are these sick thugs? Why will the courts not hold them completely accountable? Where is the public will to put an end to this kind of sick behaviour? These hooligans have embarrassed Vancouver in front of our entire country, and also internationally. This news is world-wide and it does not make us look good. True Canucks fans take heart – you showed a lot of class right down the line and hopefully taught the NHL a thing or two while you were at it. Now we need you to take that movement and pressure our officials to take serious action for a change and prosecute each and every one of these creeps to the fullest extent of the law, even if it takes another 17 years. Al LaFontaine Mission

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I have read the report concerning the targeting of illegal grow-ops and find the statements of Mr. Kahlon a bit hollow (Times, June 16). As a landlord he must accept responsibility for carefully screening prospective tenants and had he done so he would not be facing the legitimate costs relating to the activities of his tenants. It is not the responsibility or duty of the city or the police department to screen tenants – that is solely the duty of the property owner or manager. Failure to do so results in the property owner facing these costs and there is no reason for these costs to be passed on to the general public. Further, if property owners were genuinely interested in the safety of the public and the protection of their families, children and other relatives, they would

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ll right, party people, it’s time for a shootthe-messenger moment: It’s “that time of year” again - you know, the barbecue, the bathing suits, and, of course, the beer (or gin, or wine spritzer, you pick your poison), and it’s time to make everyone feel guilty about their alcohol consumption. At eight months pregnant, this is easy for me; my teetotaller lifestyle, after all, is nutritionally pristine. So, while you reach for a mug of lager, let’s take a closer look at the pleasure – and pain – of alcohol consumption.

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Those of you with a history of calorie-counting can probably recite the numbers by rote. But in the interest of full disclosure, here’s the data: A typical drink will run you about 100 to 150 calories, give or take. What’s a drink? A standard serving is a 12-ounce (355 mL) bottle of regular beer, a 5-ounce (140-mL) glass of wine, or 1.5 ounce (45 mL) of hard liquor. Of the three, the liquor is the cheapest, calorie-wise, at about 90 calories per serving, while the wine ranges from about 120-140 calories, and the beer roughly 150 calories, with intra-category variations usually driven by differing alcohol content. At seven calories per gram, alcohol is the secondmost dense source of calories in our diet, just behind fats (nine calories per gram) and nearly double the calories in protein and carbohydrates (four calories per gram, each). Translation: When it comes to booze, a little goes a long way. Other factors to keep in mind are the sugar content (coolers often have more), the mix (the tonic with the gin is not free, despite what you might

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Healthwise SLEEP, from page A10 don’t realize that they too require at least seven to eight hours of sleep each night. Teens typically go to sleep later than their parents, and it’s not just because of homework. The call of the cell, Skype, Facebook and other forms of social media never allows them to completely disconnect and get the extra sleep their growing brains and bodies need. This leads to increasing sleep debt, and the cost could be suboptimal emotional, physical and mental performance. You can tell if you’ve accumulated a sleep debt by how late you sleep in on weekends when you have nothing else to do, but if your schedule is packed 24/7, you may never have the opportunity to find out . . . until you get sick. In our 20s, our social and work lives can be so jam-packed – there are so many interesting people to meet and so many interesting things to do – that we neglect to schedule adequate time for sleep. Later, raising children, acting as caregivers to aging family members and working long work hours can conspire to keep us out of bed. In later life, when we finally have enough time to sleep, nature this time conspires: sleep becomes lighter and less restor-

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ative with age. I think rest homes are misnomers; many patients in long-term care facilities have difficulty sleeping, and sedatives are among the most commonly prescribed medications for the elderly. Ironically, sedatives pose greater health risks with increasing age. They slow down reaction time and cognitive function in general, and they increase the risk of falling. At any age, sleeping pills can increase our risk for accidents. Your ability to drive the morning after taking a sleeping pill could be impaired. Like being drunk, we underestimate the impairment and overestimate our abilities. Many people self-medicate with a nightcap, but alcohol is definitely not what the doctor ordered. A drink is like a dirty mixture of drugs. It first sedates the brain, making us feel relaxed and sleepy, but the late effect of that same drink excites our nervous system, making us feel anxious, wired or wide awake, thinking we’re due for another shot.

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Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin caps off U.S. Open with a three-under par final round

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Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin scored a birdie on the final hole of his second round to make the cut at the 2011 U.S. Open. He went on to shoot a three-under 68 on Sunday.

At one point in Friday’s second round, it looked as if Hadwin would be packing his bags for Canada early. Needing to reach fourover par through 36 holes in order to make the cut and ensure a spot in the final two rounds of the weekend, Hadwin ballooned all the way to eight-over par by the time he finished his sixth hole in Friday’s second round. He birdied four of his last 11 holes in the second round, including the par-five ninth hole, which he had to play early Saturday morning after officials suspended play on Friday due to darkness. But it was back to reality for Hadwin on Monday. No sooner had the autograph seekers and media dissipated, Hadwin was on a plane bound for Edmonton, and eventually Fort McMurray, Alta, for the Canadian Tour’s Syncrude Boreal Open, beginning June 23. He’s trying to shake any perception – be it internal or external – that he may be headed for an emotional letdown having just experienced the U.S. Open up close. “This past week was, I don’t want to say a dream week because I hope to be there all the time, but it was just a bonus week,” he said. “It’s back to all the guys on the Canadian Tour who I hang out with, travel with, eat dinner with, and back to the daily grind. “It may not have courtesy cars and free food all the time but that’s what I know. Now I get to go back and hang out with the guys and in the end, it’s still the same thing, I’ve got to put the ball in the hole.”

The fans jumped out of their seats and it was really cool.” It was a fitting end for Hadwin, who had his share of ups and downs all weekend, beginning with an opening round in which he fired a four-over par 75.

◗ For the past week, Hadwin has provided AbbotsfordMission Times’ readers an insider’s view from the U.S. Open with a daily blog. You can check out his last entry right now at www.abbotsfordtimes.com.

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t the beginning of last week, Adam Hadwin said, in no uncertain terms, he wanted to show the golfing world what he was made of. The 23-year-old Abbotsford golfer made his debut at the U.S. Open on Thursday, as one of just three Canadians in the field, and finished Sunday tied for 39th at three-over par for the tournament. Ultimately, 22-year-old Rory McIlroy from Northern Ireland won the 111th running of the U.S. Open – held at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. – in record-setting fashion, but

“You can’t put it into words how cool it was being on the grounds and playing alongside some of the best players in the world.” – Adam Hadwin

Hadwin was able to make his presence felt in Sunday’s final round. Hadwin, who was the low Canuck at last year’s Canadian Open, fired a three-under par 68 in his final round at Congressional. He put the exclamation point on his weekend with a resounding 40-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole. “It’s such a tough hole,” he said. “I was very happy to hit the green in two [shots] and give myself a shot at birdie. “I said . . . ‘Basically lets not three-putt in front of this crowd to end the day. I hit the putt and I knew as soon as it came off it had great speed. It got up over the hill, started breaking and I raised my putter and it went in dead centre.

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“It’s pretty much indescribable,” said Hadwin. “I d o n’t k n ow h ow t o explain it, to be honest. You can’t put it into words how cool it was being on the grounds and playing alongside some of the best players

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mpeccable timing helped give Abbotsford’s Magnuson Ford Mariners Premier Development League team a much needed victory on Saturday. Cody Strelau scored in the 90th minute of Saturday’s game to propel the Mariners to a 2-1 win over the North Sound SeaWolves at Goddard Memorial Stadium in Everett, Wash, just four minutes after the SeaWolves tied the game at one-apiece. The winning goal came off a scramble in front of the SeaWolves’ net. The ball came to Strelau, who booted it to the back of the goal to give the Mariners their second win of the 2011 PDL season. “They managed to get the ball to the proper areas of the field, we forced a scramble and the ball fell favourably for Cody,” said head coach Ian Knight. The Mariners staked themselves to the lead in the second minute of the game on a goal from Danfi Parker and dominated the first half. But the second half was a different story, as Todd Wallenius got the SeaWolves on even terms in the 86th minute, necessitating Strelau’s last-minute heroics. “The feeling was fairly positive in the dressing room at half time,” said Knight. “We seemed to go into panic mode and made the second half a bit of a battle there.” The Mariners next game is June 25 in Victoria.

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he Mission Roadrunners high school football program might get overlooked at times, but it seems bent on changing that. Already a strong program that claimed the Junior Varsity Double-A title and a loss in the Varsity Double-A semifinal last year, the Road-

runners seem more like a pack of hungry dogs with a steak dangling tantalizingly above their heads. The Roadrunners, both the JV and Varsity teams, recently concluded their spring football camp with wins in scrimmages against the Windsor Secondary Dukes, by scores of 16-12

and 76-20, respectively. With two months left until high school football teams hit the gridiron for training camp, the Roadrunners boast a quarterbacking duo that is as young as it is talented. Quarterback Kevin Weins will enter next season as the Grade 11 starter, while standout Evan Horton will back him up as a Grade 10. Both were nearly perfect in the scrimmages against the Dukes.

Weins completed 14 of 16 passes for 206 yards and three touchdowns, while Horton also completed a pass for a major. Head coach Kevin Watrin knows it will be no easy task for Weins – and his protégé Horton – to replace graduate and last year’s Most Valuable Player in Double-A Tanner Pearce, but he can’t wait to see what the future holds. “I’m really excited, we’ve got a

good group of players coming up through our program,” Watrin said. “Our quarterbacks can pass and they’re athletic . . . I can’t wait to get the season going.” The Roadrunners begin their ninth season on Friday, Sept. 2, when they travel south to Washington for a date with the North Kitsap Vikings.

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WALNUT GROVE GARAGE SALE Rain or shine Saturday June 25th 8:00 am to 2:00 pm 21012 – 86 Ave Langley off 88th Ave & up Walnut Grove Drive up from the Walnut Grove Recreation Centre Gas BBQ, bathroom sinks, toilet, TV, furniture, built in vacuum hose with cover, cell phones, computer misc, household items, books etc small appliances sporting goods, yard stuff, men’s and women’s CLOTHES and much, much more!!

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CHERRIES: JULIETTE or Carmine Jewel at $6.99/tree for full box of 90. Also Evans Cherry, Haskaps, Raspberries, Black Currants, Saskatoons, Sea Buckthorn. 1-866-873-3846 or treetime.ca.

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EDUCATION

NOTICE OF SALE Notice of Disposal of Surplus Equipment The Fraser Valley Regional District has for sale the following surplus equipment through a sealed bid process: 18 – 75 Watt Solar Panels 1 – 30 tube, Mazdon 410 Solar Energy Water Heading System

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Conditions of sale on an “As is, Where is” basis. The successful bidder is to have equipment removed from its present location(s) no later than two weeks after bid opening. Interested parties can contact the Engineering Department at 604-702-5000 to make arrangements to view the above noted equipment. Sealed bids stating “Bid for Solar Panels and Water Heating System” are to be delivered to the Fraser Valley Regional District Finance Department located at 45950 Cheam Avenue, Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6. We reserve the right not to accept the highest tendered bid. Closing Date/Time: June 29th, 2011 – 2:30 p.m.

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Sports Equipment

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Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds. www. abetterlifedogrescue.com

Cats

CAT, 1 year old, black & white, neutered, long haired, friendly, $50, Mission.. 604-820-4998

3 Kittens for sale born April15 ready to pick up June15, orange, 2bl & wh tabby, $120 Call(604) 872-6025

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GERMAN SHEPHERD pups, shots, dewormed, $550. 604-625-0082..778-344-8280

Beautiful 1 Year Old Neutered Male Pitbull

with some issues, couch potato want to be. Required experienced adult dog handler, no children, fenced yard. Looking for love after a year of mistreatment. Fur and Feathers Rescue 604 719-7848

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Dogs

HUSKY/ARCTIC WOLF cross 8 weeks Ready to go! Vet checked, dewormed, first shots given. Paper trained. 2 males and 7 females. $650.00 Call: (604) 309-3774 CHIHUAHAU X Shih-tzu adorable female, 7 wks, vet ✔ 1st shots, dewormed. $400. 604-346-9479 DESCRIPTION:OCHO CINCO, 3 and a half year old prasa canario/ pitbull cross brindle. experienced owner required, no pets or children, very protective, lost home. Fur and Feathers rescue 604-719- 7848 Fila/Mastiff Guard Dog Pups owners closest friend. Thieves worst nightmare. All shots. Ready now! 604-817-5957

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2 BDRM condo, den, 2 baths, 5 SS appl, 1073sf, secure u/g prkg, built 2009, Marshall/Sandalwood, near Hosp, $1195, rent to buy neg. avail NOW, 604-504-0990 or 604-308-9887

2BDRM & 3BDRM Cedar Green Apartments - PETS OK, For more information or to schedule a viewing, please call us at 604-850-5375 2 Bed $760 & up - 3 Bed $950 & up 2 BR now $745 1 BR, $650 Jul 1, Mission. carpet, coin wd, Bob 604-302-8676 or 604-826-5147

ABBY, DOWNTOWN. older 1 BR well kept suite, with fridge & stove on grd flr. Incls hot water. Call 9am-9pm daily ★ 604-539-2533

ABBY GLEN APARTMENTS 2959 Tims St. Reno’d 1 & 2 br suite avail, Call 778-880-0920 LANDMARK REALTY MISSION / ABBOTSFORD Apts. Condos. Suites. Houses. See our Thursday Ad FRASER VALLEY HOME TEAM

MISSION 2 bdrm 7696 Grand St., reno’d. 2nd flr, reno’d on site Mgr. July 1, $750 778-552-1808

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Duplexes - Rent

MISSION LARGE DUPLEX, 3 bdrm 1.5 bath, 2000 sf. Very clean, f/p, hardwood, n/s., $1200/mo. Immed. 604-462-9123

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Houses - Rent

4 BR, 2.5bath, Abbts. Fairfield area, wd, dw, fenced yard, ns, np, avail Jul 15, 604-864-0295

2BDRM 1000 sq ft, dryer, washer,utilities, cable and internet incl. $900 Monthly Call: (604) 757-6683 At Last! Own your own Home! RENT TO OWN! Stop Renting! Poor Credit Okay! Call Karyn 604-857-3597 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CLOVERDALE - 18898 65th Ave, HOUSE, 3900 sqft, 5bd & 2 suites, quiet neigh, great location.$1,888/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663

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LAB X Golden Retriever pups #1 cross, m/f, vet checked, ready now. $500. Ph 604-701-1587

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CULTUS LAKE − Lindell Beach Resort. 2 BR, kitch, pool/jacuzzi, bbq, golf, etc. Rent from $800/wk. For sale $69,000. 604-534-6714.

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Legal/Public Notices

DIAL-A-LAW OFFERS general information on a variety of topics on law in BC. 604-687-4680 (Lower Mainland) or 1.800.565.5297 (Outside LM); www.dialalaw.org (audio available). Lawyer Referral Service matches people with legal concerns to a lawyer in their area. Participating lawyers offer a 30 minute consultation for $25 plus tax. Regular fees follow once both parties agree to proceed with services. 604-687-3221 (Lower Mainland) or 1.800.663.1919 (Outside LM).

Where Home Owners Go To Borrow Money DEUCE. FUR and Feathers Rescue. 3 years old. Brindle. Has not been socialized with other dogs, but extremely friendly. 604-719-7848 Deuce MULTI SHIH-TZU Poo. adult & puppy, hand raised, non shed, paper trained, 604-820-9469

ROTTWEILER Cross 2 yr old Male looking for a home. I am neutered, vaccinated, housetrained and crate trained. Not good with other animals. Home visit and adoption fee Call: (604) 617-6173 or email: wcrr.info@gmail.com.

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POMERANIAN PEKINGESE PUP. M/F, black, brown & white, fluffy, smart, $550. 604-464-9485

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Mortgages

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Miscellaneous Rentals

CITY LIVING IN a Westcoast setting! Beautiful rentals available now in Wesbrook Village at UBC. Studios, 2-bedrooms and Townhouses. Call 604-228-2025 today, or email DiscoverWesbrook@ ubcproperties.com. www.DiscoverWesbrook.ca/bcy

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Office/Retail Rent

MISSION DOWNTOWN, beautiful commercial office space, avail now, mins to WC Express, approx 1000 sf in heritage style property. Excellent prkg, newly reno’d, main flr, $1200. 604-768-8882

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If you own real estate we can lend you money

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Pet Services

2 BR bright like new ground leel, full bath, shared wd, quiet area Mission, ns, np, $800 incl hydro, avail immed. 604-854-9621

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STAIN/PET URINE Specialst. Restore. 604-536-7627 www.Emerald.ChemDry.ca.

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MISSION: 3 BDRM UPPER SUITE $1200. Priv. laundry. Lam. floor. Avail. June 15. Call 604-315-9871. ABBY 3 br, top flr 2 bath, fam rm, deck, nr school/bus, view $1200

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ABBY 3BR upper, new reno,1.5 bath, fp, alarmed, d/w, jacuzzi tub, small pet ok, NS. nr Mill Lake.$1,250 July1. 778-552-6529 CLOVERDALE, like new 1 BR. $750 incl all utils, w/d, immed. 604-574-2141 or 778-896-2142 MISSION, 2BR, clean, suits 1 or 2, $800 incl utils, ns, np, sat tv, nr Lougheed, now, 604-826-9133

MISSION, Grand St.1BR $700 & 2 BR $900. Large, sh’d w/d. N/P. 604-287-8298, 604-802-2558

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Warehouse/ Commercial

FOR LEASE Warehouse space, up to 13,800 sq. ft, 900 sq. ft office 14’ high x 20’ wide bay doors 3 phase power $5.00 NNN Call Darryl 604 798 3089

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Agents

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2556 West 12th Avenue Vancouver, BC $2,198,000 Beautifully designed Kitsilano home on a 50 X 125 south facing lot. Family and entertainment friendly open floor plan with 7 bedrooms (4 bedrooms up) and 3 and a half baths. Fantastic 2 bd basement suite. Ideal Kits location! Call Judith (604) 351 - 4116

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Condos/ Townhouses

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Real Estate

1BDRM/1BTH #307 3638 West Broadway Kits beauty, inste laundry, h/w flrs. MLS V874362. $345,900 Estela, TRG Rlty (604) 725-7808.

6008-22

North Vancouver

3BDRM/3.5BTH 3121 Sunnyhurst Road OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, JUNE 12 - 2p - 4p 3-year-old, 1,965 sq. ft. townhome in Lynn Valley. Open floor plan. $765,000 Call: (604) 982-9097

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6020-06

Chilliwack

1450SF, 2BR, 2 bath open flr. plan, oak cupboards, garage, workshop, ac, fruit trees, 40+ Estate, usellahome.com5363 $199,900,.. 604-792-9186

6020-46

S. Surrey/ White Rock

UNIQUELY BEAUTIFUL home on acre in White Rock. Quiet & privacy in select tree lined neighbourhood. $1,838,000. Hugh McKinnon Daphne 604-531-1909

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MAYNE ISLAND, contemporary home on 2, 1/3 acre lots, $480k, http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneisland home/ 250-539-5011 6BDRM/4BTH 4737 VICTORY ST Heritage Home in Burnaby’s most desired neighbourhood, fully renovated with granite counters and s/s appliances, 1800 sqft lower level suite offers excellent revenue potential, walk to Metrotown, Central Park, Crystal Mall, Sky Train, and Schools GO TO randyrinaldo.com for more pictures, Videos, site map $1,188,000 Call: (604) 781-4995 Land Mark Burnaby Home

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Mobile Homes

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Suites/Partial Houses

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Financial Services

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Lots & Acreage

ABSOLUTELY BEST deal on market! 2.17 level acres 1.25 million. Amazing 1400sf rancher for free. Port Kells, Surrey. Ron Rudy Mac Rlty 604-590-2444

Repossessed mobile homes to be moved, 1974-2008, Chuck at Glenbrook.ca 604-830-1960.

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Out Of Town Property

CUSTOM POWELL RIVER Ocean View home, no HST, 3-bed 2-bath, granite, covered decks, view this perfect retirement home with rental suite. www.westcoastend.com $420,000 1-604-413-2099

4BDRM/3BTH Becher Bay Road, East Sooke, B.C. Your own piece of paradise! Wonderful immaculate family home on 1.6 sunny & private acres with incredible water views. Surrounded by amazing gardens with countless perennials, raised veggie beds & a drip water system. Call today for more details! $599,000 Call: (250) 744-0619 leniestell@shaw.ca

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Recreation Property

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Electrical

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Landscaping

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Lawn & Garden

Spring rates 10%Seniors Discount ❏ Clean-ups ❏ Hedge & Tree Pruning ❏ Cedar Fence Repairs ❏ Lawn Mowing ❏ Allen Block Retaining Walls ❏ Power Washing/Raking Call Henri 604-309-1492

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Summer Special

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Domestic

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

778.865.5454 1970 MACH 1 Mustang 351 V8, 3 spd auto, p/s, p/b, all redone, immac cond $29,900. 604-858-7045

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Sports & Imports

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RV’s/Trailers

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2005 JAY Featherlite trailer 25ft. $14,500. Has 1 slide out, A/C. Lots cupboards, new mattress. Like new condition. Abbotsford location: 604-504-1727

2007 COUGAR by Keystone 30ft 5th wheel, lrg slide, all equip, spotless. $21,900. 604-230-2728

2000 HONDA Accord SE silver grey, 4 door, 4cyl. automatic, antitheft, ac, cruise, CD, AirCare, winter/summer tires, 168,000Kms all records, $5900, 604-924-9301

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2011 JAYCO 1007, w/fridge, furnace. $10,498. #JTS1110072 604-856-5722. kustomkoachrv.com

2008 Toyota Yaris 4 Dr HB $13,500 Automatic, Conv Pkg, 18,000 kms,A/C, Tilt steering, AntiTheft, Driver side airbag, CD player, AM/FM radio 2012 SPRINGDALE 267BHS Bunkhouse. $25,795. #ST122671. 604-856-5722. kustomkoachrv.com

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Vans

2005 NISSAN QUEST SI. S/roof, leather. Loaded! 115,000 km. $15,999 obo. 604-592-6663

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30FT ELDORADO Class A, 58, 000 mi, very clean, exc cond. $7,990 Call 604-465-8255

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2006 GMC Isuzu 3/4 T, 138k mi, excellent cond, reefer, 115 wired. $40,000 obo. 604-319-5786 2008 FORD Escape Hybrid, 130 K, fully loaded, no leather, metalic blue, very cheap on gas, $16,900. 604-854-3732 2008 HYUNDAI Santa Fe, AWD, auto, a/c, leather, moonroof, factory warranty, only 44 K kms, immaculate, $20,500. 604-988-6622

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A20 TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011 THE TIMES

Gillette Series or Satincare Shave gel

Old Spice bodywash

301606/110601

487642

Selected varieties, 355-532ml

Assorted varieties, 198g

4

2/

2

00

Assorted varieties 835252/561359 803190/548987

799 ea.

limit 4, after limit 10.99

759421/175034/726923

4

99

ea.

limit 6, after limit 4.49

Oral-B toothbrush or Crest base toothpaste 100ml

906892/988757

1

00

on your Health & Beauty needs

496706

2

99

21-44’s

160187

678248

14

99

99

ea.

limit 4, after limit 14.49

ea.

Pampers Mega pack training pants or Underjams

Scope original mint 1L+ 250ml

80’s

ea.

limit 6, after limit 9.99

save more

Always pads 56-72’s Liners 160’s or Tampax tampons

9

Assorted Varieties

99

or 3.16 ea.

Olay complete facial skin lotion

Natural Instincts with bonus or Pantene Value Pack

ea.

ea.

mix’n match Kleenex Splash’n Go 14’s

Dove bar soap 1 x 90g

556779

471457

Degree deodorant Assorted varieties, 48g

Exact dental flossers 36’s 551630

or $1 ea.

PC® bath puffs

699326

206930

Jergens liquid hand soap refill

2L

754729/933423

3

99 ea.

limit 4, after limit 6.49

6:00 am - 11:00 pm

319938/720764

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6

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limit 4, after limit 14.99

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99 ea.

limit 4, after limit 19.99

Prices in effect for

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2 WEEKS

JULY

JUNE WEDNESDAY

22

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Abbotsford Times June 21 2011  

Abbotsford Times June 21 2011

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