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evin Stone sold two eagles and leased out a dragon last year, meaning he’s got a busy 2012 ahead of him. “It’s been a crazy year,” the Chilliwack-based metal sculptor said this week. Stone is in the middle of building a massive steel sculpture of a flying eagle on commission for the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Force, Tenn. Stone was getting ready to finish up the first wing on the $250,000 creation at his rural studio last week. The piece is EB IRST made of steel First reported on a n d s t a i n chilliwacktimes.com less steel and includes thousands of intricate feathers individually welded onto the frame. Stone has been working on the sculpture for six months, and it’s his third large eagle creation. He sold one of his other big eagles this year to a private owner in Langley for $250,000. Last year, Stone’s Imperial Water Dragon sculpture was on display at the PNE, and in the coming days the 5,500-kilogram, 10-metre long dragon will be put on a truck

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hyllis Stenson knows the provincial government’s gaming grant review is favourable to the Harrison Festival of the Arts, but the delay in releasing the report puts the future of the festival in question. The BC Liberal government has, over the years, decreased the amount of gaming grants issued to $120 million, or about 12 per cent of revenues. L a s t ye a r, t h e g ov e r n m e n t appointed former Kwantlen Polytechnic University president Skip Triplett to conduct an independent review of gaming grants, which was completed and handed to government on Oct. 31. The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development promised the report would be released in full by Dec. 31. At the last minute it was announced that would not happen. A spokesperson for the ministry told the Times it would be released sometime in January. In the meantime, Stenson, who is executive director of the Harrison Festival, is booking acts and planning the 2012 show. Because the gaming grant runs out on March See GRANT, Page 5

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Mayor Sharon Gaetz’s salary went from $78,097 to $87,022 last year.

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hilliwack’s mayor and city councillors quietly gave themselves 11 and 16 per cent pay raises, respectively, 12 months ago thanks to a formula that will likely lead to similar increases in future years. That’s because the remuneration for Chilliwack’s municipal politicians is based on 11 other British Columbia communities, some of which use a similar formula, which creates a feedback loop of ever-rising paycheques. In January 2011, Mayor Sharon Gaetz’s salary went from $78,097 to $87,022, and the salary of city councillors went from $26,648 to $31,025. Those numbers do not include expenses. Chilliwack’s municipal politicians remain some of the lowest paid in the Lower Mainland. Abbotsford council voted in February 2011 to raise the mayor’s pay from $86,600 to $94,500, and salaries for city councillors in that city went from $34,700 to $37,200. No Chilliwack media reported on the pay raise a year ago, not because it was done with intentional secrecy, but because it

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didn’t even come to council. City council’s pay is based on a formula decided upon in 2008 that now creates automatic annual adjustments. At that time, council enacted a bylaw that adjusts council’s pay to the average of 11 municipalities. Every three years, staff conducts a survey of the five B.C. local governments immediately larger than Chilliwack, in terms of population, the five immediately smaller, and Abbotsford. In 2008, that meant a raise for the mayor from $69,468 to $76,491, and for councillors, from $23,156 to $26,100. In the intervening two years, council’s pay raise is based on the Vancouver Consumer Price Index (CPI). In 2009, that meant a raise to $78,097 for mayor and $26,648 for council. In 2010, there were no raises because the CPI did not increase. One of the communities included on the list of 10 is Langley Township, which itself uses a system comparing other

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Chilliwack man with a long criminal history was sentenced in Supreme Court Wednesday to two years in jail for beating up a drug addict who slept in the same bed as the accused’s girlfriend. On Tuesday, Paul Gordon Olsen, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of assault causing bodily harm and one count of unlawful confinement. Justice Brian Joyce also sentenced Olsen to three years of probation. The charges bring Olsen’s total adult criminal record to 37 convictions. Four weapons charges against Olsen were dropped as was an unlawful confinement charge that had been laid against Gordon S. Johnson. Both Crown counsel and Olsen’s defence lawyer agreed on the two-year jail sentence. The court heard that on the night of Feb. 27, 2009, Olsen, his girlfriend, Johnson and several others were partying in a Maple Avenue drug house. After Olsen’s

26-year-old girlfriend declared that she forced him to repeat the process. The was tired, she was advised she could second punch knocked Martin unconscious. sleep in a bedroom at Johnson’s house. Police arrived shortly thereafter and Olsen instructed David Martin, a drug addict in his early 50s, to keep watch arrested those in the house. The arrest and beating took place less over his girlfriend and sleep on the floor. Martin did so, but when he awoke in the than a day after Olsen helped a wommiddle of the night to see the girlfriend an rob a Toronto-Dominion Bank in occupying only half the bed, he lay down Abbotsford. In December of 2010, Olsen and the woman were each sentenced beside her. Early the next morning, Olsen asked to 54 months in prison for that crime, Martin to come to the drug house for although 43 months were allotted to some work. When Martin arrived, Olsen time served. It was Olsen’s 16th robbery grabbed him and accused him of “trying conviction. In her reasons for sentence in that to molest his girl.” Olsen bound Martin’s hands and feet case, Justice Nancy Morrison noted that: and took him to the drug house. Once “Mr. Olsen’s criminal life began at the age of 11. . . His first offence the pair arrive at the deswas at age 12 and his tination, Martin mansecond offence at age aged to free his hands “Mr. Olsen’s criminal and briefly escape, yelllife began at the age 12 was carrying a concealed weapon. At 13, ing “Help! Help!” of 11.” he had his first custodiA neighbour, seeing Martin fleeing, called 9Justice Nancy Morrison al sentence, 65 days for assault causing bodily 1-1. Police, though, were harm. slow to arrive and Mar“Mr. Olsen has virtin was recaptured and tually been on probation since the age taken into the drug house. There he was taken inside the house, of 12 and he has been in jail for much where Olsen discussed Martin’s possible of his adult life. He had a major subpunishment and accused him of groping stance abuse problem from ages 19 to his girlfriend. (Martin denied ever touch- 26 according to his counsel, and he has done drugs up until the time of his latest ing the woman). Olsen is six-feet-five inches tall and, incarceration, including the drug alcoat the time of his arrest, weighed 280 hol, a bottle a day.” Olsen, who has remained in jail while pounds. He forced Martin—five-footseven and 120 pounds—to stand in front awaiting trial, has since launched a lawof him and hold his pose as he punched suit against the provincial government, him in the face. After an initial punch, alleging that he was abused while incarOlsen declared that Martin flinched and cerated.

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olice are asking for the public’s help after a Chilliwack girl was clothes-lined by wire strung along the entrance of a trail. Mounties say an eight-year-old girl was riding her bike Monday on a trail leading into a large wooded

Someone strung wire across the entrance to trail within Garrison area within Garrison Crossing when she ran into the wire at chest level. “Police believe the person that strung the wire had the intention to harm someone,” said Cpl. Tammy

Hollingsworth. “Luckily the girl was not seriously injured, but we are asking people who use that trail to be aware and report any similar circumstances or see anyone suspi-

cious in the area.” One witness said an unknown man wearing black pants and a black hooded jacket has been seen in the area recently. ◗ Anyone with information is asked to call Chilliwack RCMP at 604-7924611 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-8477

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f 2011 felt gray to you, it wasn’t your imagination. Last year there were 46 more days of rain in Chilliwack than the 30-year average, according to data collected by local Environment Canada volunteer weather observer Roger Pannett. While that number is 121 per cent higher than normal, it didn’t mean there was more of the wet stuff on the ground. For the 14th consecutive year, total precipitation was actual

below normal in 2012, with 1,604.5 mm of rain (compared to the 30-year average of 1750.7 mm) and 96.8 cm of snow (compared an average of 129.4 over the last 30 years). Last year was also on the cool side (the coldest since 1996) with mean temperatures 0.27 below normal thanks primarily to the coldest April and May since 1955, the coolest April to July period since 1964 and the most-frigid February since 1996.

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hilliwack Minor Hockey Association (CMHA) is convening a committee to address concerns about its female hockey program after a Times story about dissatisfaction with an additional fees for players on girls’ teams. Last week the Times reported that CMHA was demanding female players pay an additional $150 fee. CMHA threatened those who did not pay the fee with a suspension, which led the captain of Chilliwack’s only female

midget hockey squad to quit the sport in what was supposed to be her final year. “They’re definitely not supporting female hockey,” Diane Armitage, a parent of another player, told the Times. “It’s almost like they’re doing everything they can to deter it.” While CMHA president David Soltys did not respond to an email from the Times, a message was posted on the organization’s website on Sunday: “A careful examination of the facts

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Already thinking a year ahead GRANT, from page 1 31, she is doing that on a tight budget. “For us to be cut off at the knees is pretty serious,” Stenson told the Times. “So we have a lot riding on the result of this.” Since 1989, the festival has received $80,500 a year to put on the popular event. When the festival’s latest three-year agreement ends on March 31, it will be cut off from the provincial funding because arts festivals were removed from the eligibility for gaming grants. “We are going to put on the best festival we can this year because we do have a bit of a rainy day fund,” Stenson said. “But after that we are done.” Stenson is confident that Triplett’s report will be favourable not only to her festival, but to many organizations cut out of gaming grants. But the question remains, whether or not the government will follow the recommendations. “One of the recommendations that I understand as coming is for [the government] to adhere to the spirit of the 1997 memorandum of understanding stating that 33 per cent of gaming revenue would be going to charities,” she said. “Right now the organizations are receiving 12 per cent.” In its latest newsletter, the Harrison Festival Society laid out the situation and is encouraging fans of the festival to become members and come to shows. Canadian rock legends Chilliwack are putting on a fundraiser for the festival on May 5. Tickets are still available for that event at $75 plus HST, for which a $30 tax receipt will be issued. The event will include a silent auction, door prizes and appetizers and refreshments. ◗ For more information visit www.harrisonfestival.com.

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rollover on Highway 9 near Agassiz Monday morning trapped and injured a woman, who was airlifted to hospital after being extracted from her flipped car. Mounties say the woman’s car flipped after leaving the road at 8:30 a.m. “She suffered arm injuries and possible back injuries,” said RCMP spokesp e r son Cpl. Ta m m y EB IRST H o l l i n g First reported on s w o r t h . chilliwacktimes.com S h e w a s taken to hospital, but neither her age, her place of residence, nor her condition were known as of press time. Officers from the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS) attended the scene and Highway 9 was closed for nearly two hours, although an alternate route was opened. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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FV professor and former Times columnist John Martin will be acclaimed next week as the BC Conservative Party’s (BCCP) candidate for the Chilliwack-Hope byelection. Martin was introduced in early December as the party’s “very recognizable” candidate by BCCP leader John Cummins. A number of other people took out nomination papers, but no one other than Martin stepped forward. This means Martin will be acclaimed at the Jan. 17 meeting to be held at 7 p.m. at the Best Western. The nomination period also ended on Friday for the local New Dem- John Martin ocratic Party (NDP). Three candidates will contend for the right to run. FVRD Area E director Dennis Adamson was the first to announce early last year that he would run. Douglas College nursing instructor and former BC Coroner Kathleen Stephany announced her candidacy

in December. And last week, former federal and provincial NDP candidate Gwen O’Mahony announced she will also seek the party’s nomination in Chilliwack-Hope. The party will choose its candidate at a nomination meeting on Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. at the Landing Sports Centre. Chilliwack-Hope MLA Barry Penner said in November he would step down in the new year, a move that means Premier Christy Clark must call a byelection within six months. Clark has said it made sense to run the byelection at the same time as one in Port Moody, which needs to be called by March. No one has yet announced they will seek the BC Liberal nomination, but it is rumoured that someone who worked for former Conservative MP Chuck Strahl had moved to the riding and will run for the Liberals. When Clark was in Chilliwack in December, she mentioned Strahl as someone who was going to “put his shoulder to the wheel” for the party in the riding.

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Alien celebrity clones pregnant I miss the old tabloid headlines. If you’re a younger reader, you don’t really recall this era in tabloid journalism, which pretty much faded out during the 1980s. Those were the years when you could go to the grocery store, and hanging right at eye-level, between the Snickers bars and the Archie Double Digests, you could see “ALIENS SAVED HITLER’S KIDNEYS!” Or “CHER REVEALED TO BE KILLER ROBOT!” Or “ELVIS RUBS ELBOWS WITH ELVES - SEE THE EVIDENCE!” The mixture of celebrity, sensationalism, and outright fabrication was pioneered by papers like the National Enquirer. It spun off the even-more-insane Weekly World News, which introduced the world to the Bat Boy and aliens romancing Hilary Clinton. But the Weekly World News stopped printing in 2007. The Enquirer left behind surrealism and switched to wall-to-wall coverage of celebrities. Now there’s nary a Loch Ness Monster or demonic possession to be seen. There are now a dozen or so tabloids and celebrity magazines, all with basically the same style of coverage, but slightly different levels of sleaziness. But who do they cover? In many cases, allegedly famous people I’ve never heard of. It took me six months of reading about the Kardashians before

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Be Our Guest I went and looked up just what, exactly, a Kardashian is. I thought they were some kind of band for a while, then I thought it was possibly a cult dedicated to appearing in the tabloids to achieve salvation. Actually, that theory might still be true. Reality show “stars” in general are baffling to me. Teen moms are now covered obsessively, as though they had done something to earn their fame other than A) skipping sex ed and B) being troubled and kind of whiny. Most of these stars people seem to come not from big network shows like Survivor or American Idol, but from offbeat shows that I’ve never heard of. I have basic cable, people. I’ve never seen Jon and Kate Plus Eight, but I’ve sure read a lot of screaming headlines about the couple’s marriage. Another big chunk of front cover gossip mag real estate is occupied by teen idols, the kind of insta-pop stars who are cloned in a hidden factory under Disneyland. The formula for one of these is Kids Show+Recording Contract=2.74 years of moderate fame.

Finally, there are still stories about real celebrities, stars of big action movies and comedies, singers who sell millions of albums. Trust the tabloids to tell you when Jennifer Aniston might be pregnant! (2,297 times since 1997 by my count.) You can also learn every detail of Tom Cruise’s marriage, or what Oprah’s angsting about. What you won’t find is any information about what makes any of these people famous to begin with. It’s an odd omission, this lack of data about, say, Tom Cruise’s next film. Or his last film. Or any film he’s ever made. If you went by the tabloids, you’d never know what he does for a living. Celebrity magazines strip away the key element of what makes people famous in the first place, which is probably why they love reality show stars so much. Take away movie stars, and they’d still have plenty of fodder. Take away music, and they’d still have TV. Take that away, too, and things might get interesting. I like to imagine such a world, in which the tabloids have resorted to creating dioramas using G.I. Joes and Barbie dolls, or sock puppets, and writing stories about their sudden pregnancies, cheating ways, and money troubles. Most people would never notice the difference. ◗ Matthew Claxton is a reporter with the LangleyAdvance.

f most people working for a wage got the salary boost that Chilliwack city council received 12 months ago, they’d be ecstatic, to say the least. Councillors, who are considered to be doing a part-time job, are now making more than $31,000, more than many hardworking Chilliwack residents pull in for full-time work. The mayor’s pay for 2011 was more than $87,000 and, depending on the Vancouver Consumer Price Index, could top $90,000 for 2012. This is thanks to a recently-introduced formula that creates a feedback loop with other municipalities that do something similar. The city’s formula is based on the average salaries of the five B.C. municipalities immediately larger than Chilliwack and the five immediately smaller. And while that certainly seems fair, the problem is that many other communities in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley do the same thing. They may use a formula of their own (as the Township of Langley does) or they may make informal surveys to determine what the “average” salary is for a town of 50,000, or 80,000, or 100,000, like Chilliwack does. That means it only takes one or two councils to give themselves big raises to skew the whole system. Council A gives itself a 10 per cent raise. Council B notices and gives itself a boost, too. Council C uses a formula based on Councils A and B. Council D notices that it’s falling behind and needs a raise. Then Council A has to catch up, based on its neighbours’ pay hikes . . . The mayor and six city councillors at the City of Chilliwack are by no means overpaid for the work they do. However, city hall should cut itself off from this game of mathematical oneupmanship. Councillors should be paid a fair wage for people who put in a lot of long hours. But increases should be based on inflation, the Consumer Price Index, staff wage increases, or some other factor that isn’t tied to other councils. Raises are currently justified by saying “Well, Langley got a raise.” Which sounds an awful lot like a kid angling to get his allowance raised, not like good policy.

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Some movement needs to be made on talks woman struggle in the rain to get baby in. People like you need to be handicapped for just a day and find out what it’s like. Marlene Taylor Chilliwack

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Need to walk a mile in their shoes Editor: I’d like to thank the man in the Walmart parking lot who was driving the red van for his help in making a handicapped senior feel so much better by cursing and swearing at him because he couldn’t walk far enough to put his grocery cart back. You know, some day you

will be old and you may not always be able to do the simple things in life. My husband has had both knees replaced twice, has a fused ankle and had the other one replaced as well. He is in pain almost all the time. There was no handicapped parking that day, so we had to park a bit farther away than usual, and it was a struggle for him to just get back to the car. Instead of jumping to the conclusion that he was just too lazy, maybe you could have offered a helping hand. I didn’t jump to the conclusion that you, who were parked in a spot with a baby buggy and sitting all alone in your van, were doing anything wrong, or when you stopped in a no-stopping zone so someone could load, I’m assuming what was a child, into your van that it was wrong or that I should be yelling at you. But then what can you expect from a man who sits in the vehicle on a pouring rain day and lets a

Editor: The two titans are at it, as job action by the BC Teachers’ Federation continues. This remindes me of an old proverb: When the elephants fight, it’s the grass that gets trampled. Kids are the ones who are suffering. To claim that strikes do not hurt kids’ education is simply absurd. True, each side in the dispute has some valid arguments, and it’s not all black and white. However, as Rodney King once said: “Can’t we all get along?” Even more than money, the way I see it, the fight is about respect. Paraphrasing another Rodney, the comedian Rodney Dangerfield, they claim they get no respect. Teachers definitely deseve their due. On the other hand, let’s not lose sight of the bottom line, namely accountability for results as student achievement. Schools really need to be judged on the value they add. That 42 per cent of Canadian adults have low literacy skills

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Eagle was designed for steel-winged roller coaster EAGLE, from page 1 and delivered to River Rock Casino, where it will be on display for the year. The casino didn’t purchase the dragon but will lease it for 2012, which is the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac. That zodiac may keep Stone busy for years to come as there is talk of the casino commissioning an animal for each coming year as well. Stone’s eagle for Dollywood is designed for the March 24 opening of Wild Eagle, the first steelwing roller coaster in the U.S. “When we initially conceptual-

ized the art piece, we wanted it to stand as a sentinel to beckon would-be riders to Wild Eagle but also celebrate our Smoky Mountains heritage,” Dollywood’s director of construction and development Brian Dudash said in a press release. “The sculpture is rugged and natural and certainly compliments its environment and the surrounding architecture.” Stone is being kept incredibly busy with the sales of the two eagle sculptures. “It’s awesome,” he said. “The only one I have left is my big, 40foot eagle.”

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Kevin Stone estimates one wing of his steel eagle sculpture weighs 1,500 pounds. Once completed, the $250,000 steel creation is off to Dollywood in Tennessee where it will welcome visitors to a roller coaster set to open in March.

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Friends of the library

The Friends of the Chilliwack Library meet the first Wednesday of every month (Jan. 11) from 2 to 3 p.m. New friends are always welcome.

Camera club meets

The Chilliwack Camera Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month (Jan. 11) at 7:30 p.m. in the Clover Room in the Landing Sports Centre, at 45530 Spadina Ave. All levels of photographers are welcome. Visit www.chilliwackcameraclub.com.

Soroptomists meet

The Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s Early Memory Loss Support Group for people living with a diagnosis meets Jan. 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. Call Jillian at the Chilliwack Alzheimer Society of B.C. Resource Centre at 604-702-4603.

The Soroptomists, an international volunteer organization for women who work to improve the lives of women and girls locally and internationally, invites new members to meetings on the second Wednesday of each month (Jan. 11) at 6 p.m. at Rendezvous Restaurant. For information email sichilliwack@soroptomist.net.

Rug hooking

Lace Club meets

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Traditional rug hookers meet every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chilliwack Seniors Recreation Centre at 9400 College St. Instructor available, if desired, with lessons. Come by and see the beautiful work. For more information call Betty Lou at 604-824-4095

The Chilliwack Lace Club meets every month on the second and fourth Thursdays (Jan. 12) from noon to 3 p.m. in the Slesse Room of Evergreen Hall. Bring your lunch. Anyone interested in lace is welcome. Call Hylda Law at 604-858-4953 or Jenny Althoff at 604-823-4705.

Teen games night

The Chilliwack Library hosts a games night for teens Jan. 12 from 5 to 8: 30 p.m. with games like Settlers of Catan, Inn Fighting, Apples to Apples, Mad Scientist University, Werewolves, Citadel, and more.

Roller derby fundraiser

Chilliwack’s newest roller derby club, NWO Roller Girls, hosts a fundraiser Jan. 13 at Social Nightclub. Come as your favourite villain. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cover is $10 and there will be live music from The Dead Stuff and Hairless Bares.

DVD blitz

Chilliwack Library’s discarded DVDs will be cleaned and sold for $3 each or $7 for a set Jan. 13. Donated discs will be sold for $2 as is. CDs will cost $1, audiobooks are only 50 cents, and videos are free. Come early, as they’re only available from 10 a.m. until the library sells out!

Toastmasters meet

There are several Toastmasters clubs in Chilliwack. The Fraser Valley Toastmasters meet Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at 9310 Williams St. Call Bernie at 604-392-5862 or email constablebernie@ yahoo.ca. Snowpeaks Toastmaster meet every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, at 8871 School St. Everyone welcome. The Chilliwack Toastmasters meet every Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lions Club on Spadina. For more information call 604-819-1888.

Diabetes group meets

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Mental health committee

The Chilliwack Mental Health Advisory Committee meets the third Wednesday of each month (Jan. 18) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the Health Centre, at 45470 Menholm Ave. Family members and mental health clients are welcome. New members needed. Phone Barb Lock at 604-795-7049.

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The Yarrow Library Book Club meets the third Thursday of the month (Jan. 19) from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. for lively discussions of selected titles. New members are always welcome. Registration not required but for details call the library at 823-4664.

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Metis meeting

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The Chilliwack Gogos meet Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Chilliwack Library Meeting Room. The newly formed Chilliwack Grandmother Gogos (gogo is Zulu for grandmother) raise awareness and money for African grandmothers caring for children orphaned by AIDS. Anyone interested is invited to attend. For more information, contact Jean Douglas-Webb jeanldw@ shaw.ca or phone 604-8564627 or Ariel Eastman at ariel_eastman@sd33.net or 604-824-9481.

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Chilliwack lawyer James (Jim) Toews and articling student Thomas Wallwork will provide a brief overview of the practical and legal impact of creating a will, followed by a description of the basic components of a will, Jan. 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Jan. 26 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library. The presentation will conclude with a short discussion of common life events and considerations that might affect the content and structure of a will.

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Hockey parents asked for input into bodychecking BY TYLER OLSEN tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com

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he organization that oversees Chilliwack minor hockey will likely ask members to vote on whether bodychecking should be banned at all recreation levels, and now parents are being asked for their input. In November, the Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association struck a committee to look at the future of bodychecking in its Lower Main-

Could be banned from all recreation levels land minor hockey associations, which includes the Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association. The resulting report includes a number of draft resolutions to reduce the number of players involved in leagues in which bodychecking is legal. In addition to the elimination of bodychecking at the C level, the committee also asked the PCAHA membership to vote on whether

bodychecking should be eliminated in competitive peewee leagues. The report cited several reports that show an increased incidence of concussions among hockey players in leagues that permit bodychecking. The report states “Those who support the elimination of bodychecking from peewee rep hockey note the significantly higher risk of con-

cussions and head injuries generally during key formative and developmental years.” It also includes a section on reasons members might want to maintain bodychecking. It says bodychecking is “a traditional part of the sport,” that every sports has risks and that rules are meant to manage those risks. It also notes that banning bodychecking in all

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Gut check time after fifth-straight loss

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Meet your Chiefs Name: Paul Nicolls Role: Skills development/conditioning coach

As the Chiefs’ skills development and strength/conditioning coach, Nicolls is tasked with improving the players’ individual skill sets and bodies. Nicolls, who operates Xceed Training, also comes with no shortage of hockey experience, having played in the WHL, BCHL (including for the Chilliwack Chiefs), and minor pro ranks, and officiated in the American Hockey League.

he Chilliwack Chiefs have been decent this year, and may have the talent to compete with the BCHL’s best, but this weekend showed that Harvey Smyl’s squad must show increased determination if it hopes to make the playoffs, much less do any damage there. With Tuesday’s trade deadline looming, the Chiefs dropped backto-back games against the Interior Conference-leading Penticton Vees and the Coastal Conference-leading Cowichan Valley Capitals. The Chiefs have now lost five straight and in those five games, the Chiefs have lost to each of the three teams above them in the Interior Conference standings and the team directly below them. That leaves the locals with just a three-point edge (with

one game in hand) over the fifthplace Vernon Vipers in the battle for the fourth and final playoff spot. The Chiefs have found ways to win tight games all year, and on Friday Chilliwack played Penticton to a draw for 39 minutes and 39 seconds. But with 20 seconds left in the second period, another game slipped through the Chiefs’ fingers. Chilliwack actually scored first, with Garrett Forster roofing his fifth of the season nanoseconds before bowling overVees netminder Michael Garteig to open the scoring 12 minutes in. Penticton stormed out of the gate in the second period and claimed a 2-1 lead by the midway point. Derek Huisman responded on the powerplay with just under two minutes to go in the second. Despite being outshot heavily, it looked like Chilliwack might have a chance at ending the Vees’ 19game win streak. But Steven Fogarty

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netminder Bryton Udy and the Capitals took a lead heading into the third period. The Capitals added to their lead six minutes in, but Forster responded with a power play goal midway through the period to give the Chiefs and 2,208 of their fans hope. However, Logan Proulx’s long point shot with three minutes left sealed the Chiefs’ fifth-straight defeat. “We as a team didn’t play the way we need to play,” said Ast. “As a team, the determination and will to get pucks to the net and do the little things that we’ve been preaching all year long, it’s just not happening. And it shows with our scoring opportunities, or lack thereof. “We had success earlier for a reason and we’ve just got to get back to playing our Chiefs style of hockey, which is playing with determination, with heart, and showing that you care.”

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nable to fully recover from a broken leg sustained while playing for his hometown Chilliwack Bruins, Jesse Pauls announced his retirement last week. Pauls, the first Chilliwack Minor Hockey product to suit up for the Bruins, had played 26 games this year for the Victoria Royals before telling head coach Marc Habscheid Wednesday that he was quitting hockey.

Cougars visit The Chilliwack Chiefs play host to the Prince George Cougars Friday at 7 p.m. at Prospera Centre. The Chiefs then hit the road for backto-back games against the Merritt Centennials on Saturday and the Trail Smoke Eaters on Sunday.

Pauls played 13 games for the Bruins in 2008-2009 and another 21 last year before his season came to a sudden end on Nov. 19, 2010, on a hit by a Tri-City Americans forechecker. Pauls crawled to the bench in pain and it was later revealed that he had broken his tibia—the largest leg bone below the knee. While he returned to action this year, it hampered his play and was in chronic pain, he told the Times. “I can’t play as good as I can because my leg limited me and my skating ability,” said Pauls. “It never fully recovered, so I decided it’s time to stop and take care of my body.” Pauls, who is still in Victoria, will consult with doctors and may undergo another surgery to remove a plate in

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his leg. He said the move to Victoria had been a positive one, that he enjoyed the city and living with his billet family. So far this season he had s c o re d t h re e g o a l s a n d added nine assists, but was also minus-15 (albeit on a dismal team, on which sevThe CCE also hosts a shortterm club program from Jan. 15 to Feb. 4 to prepare paddlers for the icebreaker beginner race series. Register at chilliwackcentreofexcellence. sportical.com/events

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eral defencemen have worse plus-minus stats). “It was a tough decision,” he said. “It had been talked about before in the past, but it was felt that I needed to keep going, keep giving it and get back and show I can overcome a broken leg and get back in the lineup. But it never went away and kept getting worse and worse so I decided to pull the plug.” Although his hockey career has come to an end, Pauls is still unsure what the future holds for him. Either way, he said he’ll have the support of his family. “They enjoyed watching me play and progress throughout the years,” said Pauls. “It’s unfortunate I had an injury and it held me back in playing. They said, if it’s time it’s time and they’re not going to lose sleep over it.” tennis lessons beginning Jan. 30 at Promontory Heights elementary school every Monday from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. for beginners age seven and up. All equipment provided. Cost is $5 per session. Call 604-8582999 or register at www. phecsa.ca.

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YELLOW LAB Pups, strong & healthy, 10 wks old, $399/ea, 5 males, 1blk, 1 fem, 604-466-0562

Personals

DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, Free to Try!!! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call: #4011 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1 Call: 1-866-311-9640 or #4010. Meet Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+). LIZ (MATURE & drug free) avail. Clients 55 and older only. 604-378-8233 for info. Local to Chwk

4060

Metaphysical

TRUE ADVICE! TRUE Clarity! TRUE PSYCHICS! 1-877-342-3032 or 1-900-528-6256 or mobile # 3563 (18+) $3.19/min. www.truepsychics.ca

Wanted to Buy

SCREW UP PIANO stool, old flat irons, old bicycles with fenders and no parts missing, large and medium dog taxi’s for shipping one way, unique older bird houses, gnomes, dwarfs, bunnies etc for landscape and any cement ornaments large or small, extra long aluminium extension ladders, cement mixer, small chain saw, used roof tin, used EPDM roofing membrane, construction fence panels, 12-14’ alum boat, small or medium size electrical generator, 12-14' alum boat, wooden electrical generator, wooden wagon wheels old farm machinery and wheels for same, electric outboard motor, 4’ chain link fencing. Ph 604-796-6661

PAWN SHOP ONLINE: GET CASH FAST! Sell or Get a Loan for your Watch, Jewelry, Gold, Diamonds, Art or Collectibles From Home! ONLINE: www.PAWNUP.com or Toll-Free: 1-888-435-7870.

www.REALCARCASH.com

21ST CENTURY FLEA MARKET 175 tables of Bargains on Deluxe 20th Century Junque! SUN JAN 15 10-3 Croatian Cultural Center 3250 Commercial Drive, 604-980-3159 Adm: $5

Lumber/Building Supplies

IF YOU own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161.

✔Do you Own a Car? ✔Borrow up to $10000.00 ✔No Credit Checks! ✔Cash same day, local office

Furniture

LEATHER COUCH & loveseat, brown, 4 yrs old, excellent cond, $500. 604-846-7790

FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. Free Delivery.

BE YOUR OWN BOSS with Great Canadian Dollar Store. Franchise opportunities now available. Call today for details 1-877-388-0123 ext. 229 or visit our website: www.dollarstores.com

FIREWOOD Alder, birch and maple. $120 pick up load or $5 per bundle. Ph 604-701-8627

2075

DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. AVOID BANKRUPTCY! Free consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1 877-556-3500

MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660.

IKEA WHT TV stand with shelves $100, Sony 27' TV $50, GE wht f/s & dishwasher $350 . 604-824-7544

2135

Advanced Esthetics & Laser Program

For Sale Miscellaneous

Financial Services

5035

7015

Escort Services

★ CAN’T SLEEP? ★

Call me I’m up all night long:)

Holly 604-339-3605

Clean Sweep?

Financial Services

Cut Your Debt by up to 70% DEBT Forgiveness Program Avoid Bankruptcy, Stops Creditor Calls. Much lower Payments at 0% Interest. We work for You, not Your Creditors.

Call 1-866-690-3328 www.4pillars.ca

To advertise call

604-795-4417

Sell it in the Classifieds!

604

795.4417


CHILLIWACK TIMES TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012 A19

6035 6007

BUSINESSES FOR SALE

6508

Mobile Homes

1 Br $530up 2 BR, $695 up heat & h/w, garbage incl, no pets, Chwk nr amens. Resident Mgr. Member of Crime Free Multihousing, 604-792-8974 msg

Mobile Homes Service Work Available 604-393-3087 Mobile Homes

Park Spaces Available Quality Manufactured Homes 1-800-339-5133

PASSION FOR ART, KIDS? 4Cats Art Studio Coquitlam Fun rewarding established business. For details call 604-771-0014 or email: colinloew@me.com

6008

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-32

Tsawwas.

BEAUTIFUL 2 Bdrm/2Bath Waterfront Condo-$469,000 OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 1-4pm; 304-1120 Tsatsu Shores Dr, Tsaw. Call: (604) 800-3663 for details;

2 BDRM APT

Top floor corner unit avail immed No rental Increase

NEW SRI, 14 wide, $69,900. Pad $502/mo. Family/Adult. Pet OK. Call Chuck 604-830-1960

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NEW SRI manufactured homes Single double modular Repossessions 1974-2008 Chuck 604-830-1960

6065

uSELLaHOME.com

1-604-240-4003

670 Homes 62 businesses FSBO Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Abbotsford 2850sf 5br 3ba stunning Baker view $469,900 250-656-0549 id5456 Chilliwack fully serviced 6000sf view lot, Reduced price $115K 477-9274 id5387 Chilliwack Reduced, 3400sf 3br 3ba fully reno’d home $419K 795-2997 id5402 Hope like new, 930sf 3br mobile home, steps to fishing $79,900 414-0589 id5446 Langley City 650sf 1br 1st fl condo, patio, garden, $166K 778-968-7709 id5463 Langley Murrayville updated 1380sf 2br+den 2ba tnhse $275K 534-2353 id5466 Maple Ridge blow-out price 4.9ac vu lot, development nr. $349K 722-3996 id4694 New Westminster extra large 874sf 1br condo, river vu $259K 619-1530 id5450 Richmond exec style 2151sf 3br 2.5ba tnhouse, reduced $748K 275-6846 id5440 Sry Tynehead reno’d 2150sf 4br 2.5ba 9393sf lot $599,900 778-549-7981 id5368 Sry Guildford 1556sf 2br+den 2ba subpenthouse apt $329,888 782-9888 id5383 Sry Tynehead 5600sf 8br 5.5ba exec home 1/2ac GD lot $988K 575-1944 id5384 Sry 120/92A ave spotless 700sf 1br 1ba 2nd fl condo $174,900 496-0363 id5428 Sry Fraser Hts 1 ac ppty w/2200sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,188,000 951-2442 id5453 Sry Centre updated 1294sf 3br 1.5ba townhome, $278K 778-708-9174 id5454 Tsawwassen huge 4700sf 7br 6ba w/mortgage helper $895,888 948-5441 id5448 White Rock home only, 1900sf 3br 2ba to be relocated $40K 535-6479 id5467

• Residential • Residential area Area • Elevator • Adult Oriented • Elevator • Adult Oriented • Sparkling Renovations • Sparkling Renovations • 1 Bdrm Smoking From $590 • 1 No Bdrm from $600

9530 Fletcher St. 793-9572

Apartments & Condos

CHWK, 1BR, 1st Ave bright corner, 5 appls, insuite wd, off St prkg, $625, Ref’s 604-819-5646

2BDRM/1BTH Sardis Top floor, No Pets $725 Monthly. (604) 823-7507 or email: driesen@shaw.ca

6508

6515

Apt/Condos

Duplexes - Rent

2 BDRM duplex, approx 750 sq ft, new carpets, w/d, f/s, n/s, carport. $800. small pet ok 604-792-1923

1 & 2 BDRM large suites, new paint & carpets, senior oriented, close to town, Criminal record check req’d. 604-798-1482

2 BR spacious upper, on Garden Dr. 4 appls, NS, small pet neg. $800. Immed. 604-847-0545

1 BD + den, avail Feb 1, $645 + SD, no pets, 3rd flr, incl’s, 5 appl, lg balcony, resident manager, 9481 College St. Tammy 604-791-2559

6540

2 BD (Garrison area) close to elem school, in suite plumb for w/d. $800/m . Avail Feb 1. 604-798-1666

6605

Houses - Rent

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

★ ALERT: WE BUY HOUSES ★ Older House! Damaged House! Difficulty Selling! No Fees! No Risk! Quick Cash! Call Us First! 604-657-9422

●DIFFICULTY SELLING?●

Difficulty Making Payments?

No Equity? Expired Listing? Penalty? We Take Over Payments! No Fees!

www.GVCPS.ca / 604-812-3718

❏WE BUY HOMES❏

Any Price, Any Location Any Condition. No Fees! No Risk!

604-435-5555 / 604-786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

Townhouses - Rent

6020-04

1 BDRM CARRIAGE home Garrison. Incl. heat, elec, cable, garbage. Quiet person pref. ref. req. $725 604-824-1902 Sharon 3 BR house, Rosedale, 5 acre property, gas f/p, pets ok $1500, avail now 1-604-619-0117

6602

Why not call Ingrid @ WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St., Chilliwack 604-792-8317 or call toll-free 1-877-515-6696 or email us wb@raamco.ca 3 BR + 1 ½ Baths – 2 Levels 1,100 sq ft plus Back Yard Kids Like our 2 Playgrounds! We are a Fenced, Gated, Quiet and a Family Oriented Community. Rent with us for $990 or $1,100 and we will give you a nice Move-In Incentive!

6508 z

Apt/Condos

RENTALS | 604-793-2200

1 bdrm 2 level Twnhse, 650 sq. ft. F/S. – $550 1 bdrm Agassiz F/S, coin laundry – $500 1 bdrm condo 3 appl, hot water – $595 1 bdrm apt 4 appl, gas incld. – $625 2 bdrm mn flr 1100 sq.ft. 5appl, incl. util – $950 2 bdrm condo close to hosp, 6 appl, 2 bth – $995 2 bdrm apt 5 appl, Feb. 1st – $750 2 bdrm condo Garrison, 6 appl – $950 3 bdrm house 5 appl, garage. Feb. 1 – $1150 3 bdrm rancher 5 appl, wd f/p carport Feb. 1 – $1150 3 bdrm hse + inlaw F/S, W/D, garage – $1550 3 bdrm split level 5 appl, 2 car garage – $1350 3 bdrm condo 2 bath, 6 appl – $1100 3 bdrm (+) house garage, 4 appl – $950 4 bdrm house 5 appl, gas, f/p, garage – $1300

1 BD small, avail Jan 1. $525. Incl. basic cable, hot water, laundry & garbage. Sharon 604-824-1902. Quiet retired person preferred.

1 BR above grd bsmt suite, Sardis, large, clean, quiet area, w/d, ns np, immed. $750 incl utils, TV & internet. 604-858-4639 3 BDRM upper ste, 5 appl, gas f/p, nice area, nr schl/amen, cat ok, $1100 incl utils, refs/DD req’d. Avail Jan 15. call 604-792-9155 CHILLIWACK, 2 BR glvl, ns/np, avail Now, $700 incls util, lrg yd, ldry negot, 604-556-4089

6605

3 BDRM, 2 bth, lge 1500 sq ft w/garage, near hospital, w/d, f/s, n/s, cat ok w/ depoist. $1300 incl hydro/gas. 604-792-1923 3 BR +den, Townsendgreen. 4 appls, catok, nr Leisure Centre, ns, Now, $1025, 604-847-0545

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Mobile Homes

DESIGN YOUR HOME FACTORY DIRECT

Manufactured Homes 1152 sq. ft. - Approx. $70.00/sq. ft. Quality Manufactured Homes

1-800-339-5133

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9110

Collectibles & Classics

1928 FORD Coupe Hot Rod. Steel, chrome & polished alum. Quality parts & workmanship. High performance, built for show & racing asking $60k. 604-588-2415

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Scrap Car Removal

Has your vehicle reached the end of its useful life?

Have it recycled properly Pick A Part is environmentally approved and meets all BC government standards for automotive recycling

We will pay up to

30000

$

for most complete vehicles ~ FREE TOWING ~

1284504_1207

Pick A Part Used Auto Parts 43645 Industrial Way Chilliwack BC V2R 4L2

604-792-1221 Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1995 GMC Sonoma 4 WD in excellent running order $2750. 604-771-7152

Sports & Imports

8058

2006 Toyota Yaris In immaculate condition. CD Player, Air Conditioning. $7,000 Call: (604) 3287479 email: terfloth@unbc.ca 2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI Fully loaded,local,no accidents,133000 km, manual, $13,500. 604-897-8608

RV’s/Trailers

Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

RV’s/Trailers

2004 STARLITE CAR hauler. Enclosed 20’ trailer with mandoor and sun roof gd cond, no leaks. asking $4,750 call Kelly 604-588-2415

Suds N Wash

Hot & Cold Pressure Washing & Interior/ Exterior Painting ✓ Siding ✓ Houses ✓ Concrete ✓ Patios ✓ Gutters ✓ Heavy Equipment · Residential · Commercial · Agricultural For Free estimates call 604-796-0189 Call Toll Free 1-888-400-8822 Cell 604-703-3319

Computer Services

COMPUTER SERVICES

8240

Specializing in Older Computers -Upgrades Virus Removal and More

Renovations & Home Improvement

Call Ted at 604-997-0554

8065

Contracting

Frame to Finish Contracting

• Basements • Additions •Renovations

One Call Does It All Free Estimates

Ph Wayne 604-845-1141

8080

Electrical • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Flooring • Sundecks • Fences • Arbours

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

LAMINATE Flooring Installed Call John for free estimates. 604-799-8815

8160

1997 VW JETTA GLS. 4 dr, black. Peppy 2.0L, 4 cyl. 4 spd auto overdrive. Alloys. Loaded! Front air bags. 193,000 km. $2,800. 778-866-8218 or 604-951-8272

9522

9522

Lawn & Garden

Cam’s Yard Works 604-490-3343

• Storm Clean - Up • Leaf Removal Clean-Up • Fall Pruning & Trimming • Lawn Care & Maintenance • General Yard & Building Repairs • HOT & COLD Pressure Washing • Residential, Commercial, Strata & Church Grounds Care Free Estimates 10% Seniors Discount

8195

Brad Woodrow: (604) 799-5117 www.bradscontracting.com

8250

Roofing

On Top Since 1961 CHILLIWACK ROOFING When Quality Counts! Roof Evaluations by Professional Roofers

Family owned & operated since 1962

604-792-1479

Painting/ Wallpaper

A-1 PAINT CO. 1960 CORVETTE Convertible Dream come true in Horizon Blue with White Coves and frost blue interior, 4 spd, hardtop, soft top included. Most all factory correct type components. Excellent condition lovingly taken care of. Enjoy the ride of the Route 66 car for $52,500. Serious inquiries only. 604-808-6223

9125

Domestic

1991 OLDS Cutlass Ciera, many new parts, selling for parts only $1500. in N. Van 819-471-6666 2001 FORD Taurus SE, 105k kms, new tran, AC, aircared, 1 owner, $2800 obo. 604-522-5596

9145

Scrap Car Removal

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

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Townhouses Rent

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65 N RANELAGH AVE,BBY, 66’x121’LOT ready for SUB.DIV.on CAPITOL HILL. GREAT VIEWS of VANCOUVER. ASKING $1,250,000 1st Showings: Jan. 14 − 15, Sat − Sun 1:30pm − 4pm. Call JEFF: (604)657−3008

Suites/Partial Houses

Does your Cat or Dog need a “Pettable” Back Yard?

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Burnaby

Houses - Rent

SARDIS, 4 bdrm + den, fncd yard, nr schl, bus, n/s, n/p, quiet family, $1400, 604-316-1875.

We have it all!

6020

6540

1 BDRM Sardis, n/s, n/p, nr bus, mature, incl utils/cable. $575. Ph 604-316-1875

ALL SEASON LOG CABINS FOR SALE. 3 Hrs from Vanc. Visit "Laclejeuneliving.com " Starting at $229,900 Call: (604) 834-2020 Angelo

6505

Laundry In Suite Microwave & Dishwasher Electric Fireplace Hardwood Flooring Elevator Garbage Disposal & Storage Small Pets Negotiable

Recreation Property

For Sale by Owner

6015

Apt/Condos

1988 WINEBAGO LeSaro clss A 5 spd, air cared. 80 km, 4 cyl, Exc on gas. $8,000. 778-855-5206

Winter Special

50% OFF

Interior Repainting Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB

604-723-8434

Find an electrician under Home Services

S e l l Yo u r Us e d R V at this years

Early Bird RV Show, Feb. 2nd - 5th, 2012 TRADEX - Trade & Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford.

*Plus receive 2 FREE Classified Ads in your local Community Newspapers: Abbotsford Times, Chilliwack Times, Langley Advance and Surrey Now

Newspapers when you register for 2 days or more

FOR SALE

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in your local Community Newspapers!

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STEVE TOWING SERVICES Scrap Car Removal. We Pay $$ for all cars. Call 778-316-7960

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604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

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Call NOW to Reserve Your Spot at the Show

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A20 TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012 CHILLIWACK TIMES

NOW EVEN LARGER

BONUS REBATES OF UP TO $

6000 ONLY FROM

CHILLIWACK FORD 2011 FORD F-350 DIESEL XLT CREW CAB MSRP ............................................ $64,794 Less Ford Canada Rebate .............. $10,000 Less Chilliwack Ford Rebate ............ $6,000 Less Costco (Eligible Members) ................. $1,000 Total DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE ...... $17,000

$

47,794 includes freight and air tax #85-7153

FORD F-SERIES Best Selling Truck *Best Selling Vehicle

10

AVAILABLE

8 cyl. • Turbo Diesel • 4x4 •XLT-4X4

2011 FORD FIESTA S

12,949

$ 4

FORD FIESTA

AVAILABLE

$

500

CHILLIWACK FORD BONUS REBATES

2011 FORD FUSION SE MSRP ............................................ $26,029 Less Ford Canada Rebate ................ $5,000 Less Chilliwack Ford Rebate ............ $2,100 Less Costco (Eligible Members) ................. $1,000 Total DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE ........ $8,100

#25-3494

17,929

$

includes freight and air tax #41-1725

3

AVAILABLE

CHILLIWACK FORD BONUS REBATE OF Never Open on Sundays CHILLIWACK

SALES • LEASING • PARTS • SERVICE

45681 Yale Road West, Chilliwack 604-792-1361 • 1-888-386-3366 DLN 30898

See www.chilliwackford.com for complete inventory

$

2100

FORD FUSION Best Selling Mid-Size Car! •2.5L 4 cyl - auto

*See store for details on all offers. Taxes and $399 documentation fee extra.

• TRADES WELCOME • FINANCING AVAILABLE

01109900

• Economical 4 Cylinder 1.6L Engine • 5 Speed Manual • Dual Airbags

includes freight and air tax

MSRP ............................................ $14,949 Less Ford Canada Rebate ................ $1,500 Less Chilliwack Ford Rebate ............... $500 Total DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE ........ $2,000


Chilliwack Times January 10 2012