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In an emotional meeting that had one councillor in tears, Kutenai Landing has been given the go ahead once more. The vote went the same way it did last summer. Councillors Bob Adams, Deb Kozak, Ian Mason, Gord McAdams and Mayor John Dooley all voted to approve Kutenai Landing at their Monday, Sept. 8 meeting. Councillors Robin Cherbo and Margaret Stacey voted against the development. The vote came after council unanimously voted to abandon the alternative approval process (AAP) they had endorsed at their Monday, Aug. 25 meeting. The AAP would have gone ahead only if 10 per cent of Nelson voters filled out response forms asking for a referendum on Kutenai Landing. At the time, Dooley had said

�������������������� he was absolutely opposed to the at the Aug. 25 meeting to get an AAP and it was the mayor that accurate count of what the Nelson brought the matter before ���������� council voters wanted for Kutenai Landing. once again. ������� He was supported by Kozak, Speaking after the meeting, McAdams and Stacey in August Dooley said the AAP was not a fair but all of them changed their posigauge of public opinion. tions at the latest meeting. “It’s 10 per cent of the ���� population “This process won’t work in the is going to dictate for the rest of the idea that we wanted it to work,” community. That’s not a fair gauge Cherbo said, explaining why he was at all.” voting to leave the AAP process. When it was pointed out 10 per Regardless of the results of a cent was needed to force the mat- referendum, Cherbo said the matter to a referendum not decide the ter will still have to be decided by matter, Dooley maintained it was a council. poor option. That process would take “So then is 51 per cent a gauge at least two months, said Kevin then?” Dooley asked. “And council Cormack, City manager, and it does have the right to overturn that would be unlikely the matter would if they wish.” come back to council before the The fact the referendum was not November elections. binding was part of the reason the Once the AAP was rejected, AAP was abandoned, Dooley said. council went on to approve Kutenai “I think most people realized it Landing. Kozak became visibly really wasn’t a fair gauge.” upset as she explained why she Cherbo had proposed the AAP voted for Kutenai Landing and

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cried at one point. After the meeting, she said she was frustrated by the lack of time to deal with the matter. Delaying a decision would open the City to liability to the developer, New Future Building Group, Kozak said. That liability could include expenses New Future incurred in bringing the project forward such as permits and legal counsel, said Kozak. “Not that he said that he would, but he would be within his rights to pursue compensation.” Kozak also said the developer could have gone ahead and built a number of buildings on the land as it was currently zoned and the City would not have gained anything. The City negotiated for improvements to the water and sewer systems, public park space, an affordable housing contribution and assisted living spaces for seniors. See related story on page 3.

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He makes the analogy of a painter in front of a canvas. The painter doesn’t paint the same image every time and he doesn’t cook the same meal every time, Kleef says. To add to the variety, Kleef is about to add Sunday brunches to Café KAS, which will start on Sunday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kleef prefers people to call ahead with reservations. Café KAS can be reached at (250) 505-5502 or 1-866-592-2233. Dinners start at 5 p.m. and the restaurant is open every evening.

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Cruising for toys SHELLY ANCELL

Santa had an enormous escort during the 21st annual West Kootenay Toy Run that rolled into Nelson on Sunday, Sept. 7.

Low risk letter challenged Province-issued document that allows Kutenai Landing to begin construction appealed by Darryl Secret by Chris Shepherd Another legal challenge has been thrown at Kutenai Landing, this time via the province’s approval of the developer’s clean up strategy. David Aaron, a local lawyer, filed an appeal with the Environmental Appeal Board – an independent agency that hears appeals of decisions by the Ministry of Environment – on Tuesday, Sept. 2 for Darryl Secret. This is Aaron’s second legal attack on Kutenai Landing. In June of this year, Aaron filed an injunction against the City of Nelson on behalf of the Nelson Citizen Empowerment Society (NCES). Secret is president of NCES but the society is not involved in this latest legal challenge. While the injunction never went to court, it did force Nelson’s council to repeal the bylaw

There are things about the site remediation that my client is uncomfortable with. David Aaron, explaining why his client, Darryl Secret, has challenged the low risk letter

that approved Kutenai Landing. The appeal is over the Ministry of Environment’s decision to give the Kutenai Landing developer, New Future Building Group, a low risk letter.

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The Food Cupboard Society is looking for people to join its board of directors. The board of directors is responsible for the governance of the society and is involved in operations to some degree. All interested individuals are invited to contact the Nelson Food Cupboard by Monday, Sept. 15 to express interest. New board members will be elected at the society’s annual general Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. in the Fairview Room of the Nelson United Church. For more information, www.foodcupboard.org online or call Marya at (250) 354-1633.

A low risk letter is a document the Ministry of Environment can issue to a developer that wants to work on contaminated land. The letter is used to ensure the appropriate clean-up procedures are followed for the land. “There are things about the site remediation that my client is uncomfortable with,” Aaron said. Namely, Aaron says the low risk letter was issued when the site at 110 Cedar Street was not tested for herbicides. Aaron was referring to statements at the Kutenai Landing public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 19 by a former project supervisor for the Ministry of Environment. That former ministry official said he had seen herbicides dumped at the site over a five-year period. Vince Hanemayer, a senior contaminated sites officer for the Ministry of

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Environment, issued the low risk letter in July 2008. That letter approved New Future’s plan to excavate the parkade and foundation for the first phase of the condominium and clean up any contamination it found. In the letter, Hanemayer wrote

that New Future must retain a qualified environmental consultant – New Future has been working with Pottinger Gaherty Environmental Consultants – and carry out a site investigation and remediation for the phase one area before building the above-

ground structures. In documents submitted to the Environmental Appeal Board, Aaron has asked for the low risk letter to be voided. Without the letter, the City of Nelson cannot issue a building permit for the foundation and parkade.

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News Kutenai Landing soil questions unanswered Rural farmer raises questions about where site material will go by Chris Shepherd Revelations that contaminated soil from an earlier development in Nelson was dumped on agricultural land has raised questions about where soil from Kutenai Landing would go if the development is approved. At the Tuesday, Aug. 19 public hearing on Kutenai Landing, Lynda Burch spoke to council about her experience two years ago. A farmer near Pass Creek, Burch noticed truck loads of material being dumped on a neighbour’s land in October 2005. The dump trucks came for six days and left hundreds of loads of material, Burch says. She and her husband made repeated inquiries to various authorities about where the material was coming from and it

wasn’t until they talked with the dump truck drivers and learned the soil was from excavations at John’s Walk. Burch says she was concerned about the impact that material might have on the water sources in the area. She says she has some experience around issues of agricultural land. Burch is a retired agricultural chemist and once sat on a committee that reviewed zoning requests for property in the Agricultural Land Reserve. The Regional District of Central Kootenay became involved and eventually approved the soil deposit in July 2006. According to minutes from that meeting, approval was subject to confirmation of approval from the Agricultural Land Commission.

The commission approved the RDCK’s move in August 2006. But Burch is concerned there was no follow up by the various authorities and says her experience shook her faith in the ability of government to protect the land. She’s worried material in the deposited soil might affect the watershed. She, along with many people in the area, draw their water from shallow wells. “My concern is this would contaminate our water supply.” At the August public hearing, Burch asked where soil excavated from Kutenai Landing would go. “It doesn’t stop when the excavator is done digging,” Burch says. “The soil goes somewhere.” Mike Rink, spokesman for New Future Building Group, was unavailable to comment.

Harvest Rescue looks for pickers As the fruit trees all begin to ripen, the Harvest Rescue program seeks volunteer fruit pickers to bring in the harvest. Over the next month there will be many apples, pears, plums, and possibly a few nut trees. This summer has been busy for the Nelson Food Cupboard, who oversees the Harvest Rescue Program. Urban gardeners have contributed fresh vegetables and fruit through the Grow A Row program, as well as a couple of the local fruit stands. People with fruit trees and more fruit they can handle can register with Harvest Rescue. Volunteers will pick the fruit before it is too ripe. Once picked, the fruit is divided into thirds.

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Thursday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. To register fruit trees or to become a volunteer, call Yasmin at (250) 551-8343 or e-mail harvestrescue@gmail.com. The Harvest Rescue Program runs until mid October. – submitted

Canadian Day of Action to support U.S. Iraq war resisters and to demand that the Prime Minister Stephen Harper government immediately stop the deportations of resisters like Jeremy Hinzman and Corey Glass. Actions, demonstrations, and pickets will take place in cities and towns all across Canada with Nelson’s running at the market. Organizers ask people to sign letters to Harper and Diane Finley, minister of citizenship and immigration, demanding that the deportations stop, and that the motion passed in parliament be enacted. People will also have an opportunity to send a postcard to Robin Long. There will be petitions, information, and conversation to share.

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Sunday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. at the Lakeside Rotary Park shelter The annual Terry Fox Run goes this weekend. Participants can run, jog, walk or bike over a one kilometre, three kilometre, five kilometre or 10 km route, all starting from Lakeside Rotary Park. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the run begins at 9:30 a.m. Participants are asked to donate a dollar each. People don’t have to collect pledges, though they can. Visit www.terryfoxrun.org for more information.

Briefly Pan-Canadian Day of Action Against Deportations

Saturday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cottonwood Falls Market Saturday is a Pan-

Monday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m. at the Kootenay Lake School District office at 570 Johnstone Rd The Kootenay Lake District Parents’ Advisory Council (DPAC) and the BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC) sponsor this session for parents, teachers, principals and school district staff. The event is free, but space is limited so preregistration is required. Visit www.dpac.kics. bc.ca to register online or for a printable registration form. Organizers of the session say recent changes to the School Act are a prime opportunity to talk about how parent

concerns are dealt with in the school district and what it means for parents and students to be treated fairly in public schools. Janet Phillips and Cathy Bedard of the BCCPAC Advocacy Project will lead the conversation. For more information visit www.dpac.kics.bc.ca.

Hall Street Local Market season extension

The Hall Street Local Market, downtown Nelson will be extended until Wednesday, Sept. 17. This is the first year the the Nelson downtown market has become a local product market with vendors making or growing or baking most everything found there.


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Thank you for the awesome pride celebration

Editorial The community is still split over Kutenai Landing We don’t want to see any more waterfront development happen without there being a clear waterfront plan. This is mandated by our Official Community Plan. We don’t want to see our community divided by not knowing what the majority wants. That is what happened this week when council approved Kutenai Landing. People for the condominiums said the majority of the community were with them. People against the condominiums said the majority were on their side. We all hear what our friends think and not what the entire community thinks. Council’s decision on Monday night was intended to unify the community and give us something to build on, but without some concrete evidence from a referendum or reasonable measure of public opinion, each side will think they are right and that the other side was wrong. In this instance, those opposed to Kutenai Landing will feel betrayed by those members of council who voted for the development and that will certainly spill over into this fall’s municipal elections. To stop this rift from getting larger, council must put a moratorium on all development on the waterfront until a detailed waterfront plan is adopted into the Official Community Plan (OCP). Few have disagreed with the need for a waterfront plan. The 1993 OCP called for its creation and the 2008 OCP repeats that call. City staff should begin work on this plan immediately. It would be prudent for council to also task staff with finding out if there is a community that has a workable structure in place to gather public opinion. In matters where there is no easy answer as to what the public wants, a concrete measure of public opinion would be helpful. In situations where sentiment clearly support one position, a councillor’s duty would be clear – to follow that sentiment. There could still be times when public sentiment wasn’t cut and dried. In those instances where the community is split 50-50, then it would fall to the leaders to vote with their hearts and minds. But gathering the public’s input on contentious issues should be the first priority when determining the future of a community. That was omitted this week.

Dear editor, I want to thank all of the people who helped make the 12th annual Gay Pride Parade and weekend an overwhelming success. It occurred to me as I marched in the parade Saturday and was moved to tears many times by the overwhelming cheers of support from the parade watchers that gay pride is

good for the entire community of Nelson. While it seemed like the actual parade had dwindled in numbers, the support from the community has grown, empowering us all in the process. I would like to especially acknowledge Johanah Faber who jumped in at the last minute to assure Gay Pride happened.

Without her fortitude, drive and passion we would not have had a pride this year and that would have been a huge loss to us all. Thanks Johanah. I for one, will help you next year. Nancy Rosenblum, Nelson

Flowers - to the woman who turned the hose on me while I was napping in her hammock. What a refreshing way to wake up! Undampened in spirit

Flowers - to all the great people who left my beach chair alone in Kokanee Creek Provincial Park for three days! - Thankful

Fish Heads - to me for giving everyone the finger in traffic.- Sorry

Fish Heads - to the person who stole my hat after it flew off my head. By the time I got to the parking lot below, you were speeding away with something dear to me. Shame on you.- Hatless

Flowers - a world of roses to the lovely lady who chased me down to return my lost bank card at. - P.S. OXOX Fish Heads - to the person who exchanged the new candleholder on my husband’s grave for their junky one.

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Small run-of-the-river hydro projects emit no carbon Dear editor, Corky Evans talks up his postcard campaign saying private power is new. He wants small hydro development in B.C. stopped for a big debate. Fortis is a privately owned power company. The NDP government could have built small hydro: they blew one billion dollars on the ferries they threw away. Water has been a slogan in the Kootenays for as long as I’ve lived here, and the politics has ignored that the water comes from the atmosphere. People have thought an unlogged watershed can remain “pristine” while the atmosphere is blithely used by everyone as a garbage dump. It’s been a mistake.

As global climate change can be denied no longer, this “no life without water” mantra has as much meaning as the mutterings of the crazed general in Dr. Strangelove about “our precious bodily fluids.” This campaign demanding all projects must be shut down, supported by lies such as the water is being sold, that disputes whether run of the river hydro is even green, that claims private power is a new concept needs to be rethought. Hard decisions need to be made. Small run-of-the-river hydro projects emit no carbon. David Lewis, Crescent Valley

Health care should be number one. It’s very poor from B.C. to the Maritimes. I don’t like the two-tier system. Everyone should get the same care. Betty Gardner, Nelson

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The war in Afghanistan. Other nations have a different perception of our country now. We’ve gone from being a peacekeeper to a mercenary for the U.S. Mike Devine, Nelson

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Flowers - to all that is Nelson. The people, the politics, the beauty and the best place on earth to be your authentic self. - Big love from she who heads east now

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The environment. Things are getting noticably more polluted: More smog (in Vancouver), an increased deforestation rate, the declining salmon returns, the gigantic pile of garbage in the ocean and the melting ice caps. Cameron Girard, Nelson


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Briefly West Kootenay Women’s Association annual general meeting

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Nelson & District Women’s Centre, 420 Mill St. The association is looking for new co-ordinating collective members. Interested people should call Kathleen at (250) 3529916.

2008 GENERAL LOCAL ELECTIONS NOTICE OF NOMINATION Public Notice is given to the electors of the School District No.8 (Kootenay Lake) that nominations for the offices of School Trustee: City of Nelson/Bealby Point . . . . . . . . . . . (2) Town of Creston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (1) South Rural Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (2) Village of Kaslo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (1) Crawford Bay/East & North Shore . . . . . (1) Salmo & Taghum – Area G . . . . . . . . . . . (1) Slocan Valley/Bonnington . . . . . . . . . . . . (1) for a 3-year term (December 2008, to December 2011), will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, as follows: The School Board Office 570 Johnstone Road Nelson, BC V1L 6J2 From September 30th, 2008 to 4:00 pm October 10th, 2008 Excluding Statutory Holidays and weekends Nomination documents are available at the School Board office during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Nomination documents for the City of Nelson and Town of Creston will be available at the City Hall in Nelson and the Town Office in Creston.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria: • Canadian citizen; • 18 years of age or older; • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; • not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia or from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding office.

Further Information… on the foregoing may be obtained by contacting: Amanda Felix, Chief Election Officer 250-505-7071 Monica Shulte, Deputy Chief Election Officer 250-352-6681

Notice No. 2-1 SCHOOL DISTRICT NO.8 (Kootenay Lake) ADVANCE ELECTOR REGISTRATION General School District Elections have been scheduled for Saturday November 15, 2008. If you are eligible to Vote at the November Elections, make sure your name is on the School District No.8 Voters List. To make sure your name is on the list, please be in contact with the following: School District No.8 Office, 570 Johnstone Road, Nelson, BC Telephone: (250) 352-6681 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) Ask for Amanda or Monica Advance Electoral Registrations will only be accepted until close of business on Tuesday September 23rd, 2008. For those electors not on the voters list who register to vote on voting day, two pieces of identification will be required (at least one with a signature) to prove residency and identity of the elector.

ELECTOR QUALIFICATIONS: Resident Electors • age 18 or older; and • a Canadian citizen; and • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration; and • a resident of the School District No. 8 Electoral Area for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration; and • not disqualified by any enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law.

Non-resident Property Electors: • age 18 or older; and • a Canadian citizen; and • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration; and • a registered owner of real property in the [local government jurisdiction] for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration; and • not entitled to register as a resident elector; and • not disqualified by any enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law; and • if there is more than one registered owner of the property, only one of those individuals may, with the written consent of the majority of the owners, register as a non-resident property elector.

LIST OF REGISTERED ELECTORS Beginning September 30th, 2008 until the close of general voting for the election on November 15th, 2008, a copy of the list of registered electors will, upon signature, be available for public inspection, at the School District No.8 office at 570 Johnstone Rd, Nelson, during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. An elector may request that their address or other information about them be omitted from or obscured on the list of electors.

OBJECTION TO REGISTRATION OF AN ELECTOR An objection to the registration of a person whose name appears on the list of registered electors may be made in accordance with the Local Government Act until 4:00 pm on October 10th, 2008. An objection must be in writing and may only be made by a person entitled to be registered as an elector of School District No.8 and can only be made on the basis that the person whose name appears has died or is not qualified to be registered as an elector of School District No.8.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION… on these matters, the following persons may be contacted: Amanda Felix, Chief Election Officer at 250-505-7071 Monica Shulte, Deputy Chief Election Officer at 250-352-668

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Kekeni: The red fish of the Kootenays Kokanee salmon are a reminder of life’s circuitous nature. Their bright scales flash over river rocks as they nose their way upstream to spawn. With pearly red eggs left in the gravel, the cold current lays their exhausted forms across the riverbank. If not sifted through the belly of a grizzly, the salmon’s remains are absorbed by the autumn thirst of cedar, hemlock, fir and cottonwood trees. Kekeni is the Sinixt interior Salish word origin for the commonly used kokanee, meaning red-fish. Although these salmon are landlocked relatives to the sockeye, salt will never brush a kokanee salmon’s scales; their lives are forever ��� lakes ���������������������������������������������� can be counted by either spent in freshwater � ������������������ taking a core sample and streams. Nature Notes or running your fingers To witness salmon ��������������������� over a stump. To age spawning is a ��� seasonal a salmon, age rings can treat that marks the shift also be counted – using towards upcoming ��� cold������������������ either the scales or the er months. Males begin inner ear bone. to resemble ancient Traces of salmon nutricreek denizens by develEmily Nilsen ������ ents have been found in oping hooked jaws and the high needles of forslightly humped backs. est canopies that accomFemales use their tails ����������������� pany spawning rivers. to dig nests for their ������������������ Nutrient cycling is what eggs. links aquatic and terThere is pleasant syn- ��������������� restrial ecosystems; a chronicity between trees ������������� relationship that allows and fish. In the lifesthe forest and its inhabpan of both trees and fish, growth rings devel- ����������������������� itants to remain intact and thriving. op and provide annual ���������������������������� Impacts from the 1960s countable lines. It is well ��������������������������������� dam construction resultknown that tree rings

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ed in ecosystem balance off-set. Dams trapped nutrients upstream, altered water flow, and destroyed important spawning habitat. The kokanee numbers dropped significantly (over 15 years the population decreased by 80 per cent). Knowing that kokanee are an integral part of our local food chain, Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) implemented a fertilization program to restore lost nutrients. To find out more about FWCP and the fertilization program, contact info@fwcp.ca.

The Land Conservancy is a non-profit, charitable land trust working throughout British Columbia to protect important habitat. If you would like more information contact Emily Nilsen, the terrestrial stewardship advisor, at enilsen@conservancy.bc.ca or 354-7345.

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Kokanee production is critical to many species in the Kootenay Lake ecosystem including ospreys, great blue herons, grizzly bears and large fish such as white sturgeon, Gerrard rainbow trout and bull trout. A large Gerrard rainbow trout will, for example, consume about two kokanee daily throughout the year. While the open house is for one day only, Meadow Creek Spawning Channel is open to the public for the entire kokanee spawning run which usually lasts from late August to early October. Lots of fish, however, can attract lots of other wildlife including grizzly bears, so if there is unusually high bear activity, the channel may be closed to the public for periods of a time. For the latest information on closures, the size of the kokanee run, or questions about the open house, visit www.fwcp.ca or call (250) 352-6874. – submitted


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Briefly 13th Annual Fat Tire Festival

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Nelson Leaf Jeremy Van Troyen, in the dark uniform, tries to thread the puck past the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Leaf’s third pre-season game. Van Troyen was stopped that time but the Leafs went on to win 9-2.

Strong start for Leafs Nelson Leafs win all four pre-season games by George Millar At $8, a ticket to a Nelson Leafs hockey game is one of the best entertainment values in town. With four exhibition games behind them, and a record of 4-0, the local Juniors open their regular season on the road against Castlegar on Friday, Sept. 12. Saturday, the Leafs host the Revelstoke Grizzlies. Last year, both the Leafs and the Grizzlies won divisional titles in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, with 73 points each. If both teams have rebuilt to the calibre of last year’s squads, the game promises to be a close contest. Coach Simon Wheeldon enjoys the

challenge of seeing players develop their game to the point where they move to a higher level of play. Nelson has nine veterans returning from last year, including Torin “Bruiser” Brusven, who was named the KIJHL’s best defenceman last year. Bruiser will be busy, as all the other blueliners are first-year men. Simon says that the KIJHL, a Junior B league, is becoming recognised as the best of its kind in B.C. That would make it easy to pick up players who get cut by Junior A teams. But Simon and his coaching staff believe that their loyalty to the players who make the team during training camp develops a reciprocal loyalty from the players.

One aspect of the Wheeldon-coached editions of the Leafs is a commitment to positional play, discipline and hard work. Junior B hockey across the province is working to rid itself of the “Jungle B” moniker, and the Leafs are leading the way. Stupid penalties are not acceptable, the coach says. Fighting hasn’t disappeared, but its frequency has been drastically reduced. The seating capacity of the Nelson and District Community Complex is 1,300. During the excitement of playoff runs, sold-out standing-room only crowds have happened. But despite the quality of play, some regular season games have seen fewer than 500 paying customers.

Friday, Sept. 12 to Sunday, Sept. 14 The festival celebrates the sport of mountain biking with cross-country and downhill events. This funfilled family festival provides an opportunity for riders of all ages to celebrate biking in the mountains with cross-country and downhill events. Fat Tire Fest kicks off on Friday, Sept. 12, 5:30 p.m. with the traditional costume parade leaving from Gericks Cycle and Sport in Nelson. Unveiled last year, the improved cross country course will inspire riders of all abilities with 17 km and 40 km routes starting from the Selkirk College Silverking Campus on Saturday. Little rippers will get their opportunity to hit the trails on Sunday with events for kids aged three to 12, at Morning Mountain. It is Sunday’s downhill events at Morning Mountain (just west of Nelson) that get everyone talking. Three racers go head to head snaking down the old Blewett Ski Hill, hitting burms and jumps along the way. The action packed day will thrill riders and spectators alike with races, demos, tunes and food. For more information, or to register for events, check out the Nelson Cycling website at www. nelsoncyclingclub.org, or speak to the folks at Gericks Cycle and Sport in Nelson. To volunteer, contact event coordinator Paula Owen at Gericks – (250) 354-4622 – or e-mail powen77@hotmail.com. – submitted

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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF CENTRAL KOOTENAY NOTICE OF NOMINATION 2008 GENERAL LOCAL ELECTIONS PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of the Regional District of Central Kootenay that nominations for the office of: REGIONAL DISTRICT DIRECTOR ELECTORAL AREAS A to K (One Director for each Electoral Area) 3-year term -- December 2008 to December 2011 will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, at the Regional District of Central Kootenay Office, 202 Lakeside Drive, Box 590, Nelson, BC V1L 5R4 from 9:00 am Tuesday, September 30, 2008 to 4:00 pm Friday, October 10, 2008, excluding Statutory Holidays and weekends. Nomination documents are available at the Regional District of Central Kootenay office during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE:

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria: • Canadian citizen; • 18 years of age or older; • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; • not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia or from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

on the foregoing, please refer to the RDCK website at www.rdck.bc.ca or feel free to contact the following: Randy Matheson, Chief Election Officer Lana Donaldson, Deputy Chief Election Officer Phone (250) 352-6665 or 1-800-268-7325

REGIONAL DISTRICT OF CENTRAL KOOTENAY ADVANCE ELECTOR REGISTRATION 2008 GENERAL LOCAL ELECTIONS / OTHER VOTING OPPORTUNITIES LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS ARE HELD THROUGHOUT THE PROVINCE EVERY THREE YEARS ON THE THIRD SATURDAY IN NOVEMBER. THE NEXT GENERAL LOCAL ELECTION IS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2008. IN THE REGIONAL DISTRICT OF CENTRAL KOOTENAY, ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD ON THAT DATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING DIRECTORS FOR ELECTORAL AREAS A – K, INCLUSIVE. IF YOU QUALIFY TO VOTE AT THE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS AND/OR AT OTHER VOTING OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAY BE SCHEDULED, PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON THE LIST OF ELECTORS. TO MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON THE LIST, PLEASE BE IN CONTACT WITH THE FOLLOWING:

Regional District of Central Kootenay Office 202 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, B.C. Phone: (250) 352-6665 • Toll free: 1-800-268-7325 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) Ask for Randy or Lana. Advance elector registrations will only be accepted until close of business on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. For those qualified electors not on the voters list who wish to register to vote on voting day, two pieces of identification will be required (at least one with a signature) to prove both residency and identity of the elector. ELECTOR QUALIFICATIONS RESIDENT ELECTORS:

• age 18 or older; and • a Canadian citizen; and • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration; and • a resident of the electoral area of the Regional District Of Central Kootenay for which the vote is taking place for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration; and • not disqualified by any enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law. NON-RESIDENT PROPERTY ELECTORS:

• age 18 or older; and • a Canadian citizen; and • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration; and • a registered owner of real property either as joint tenants or tenants in common, are individuals who are not holding the property in trust for a corporation or another trust; in the electoral area of the Regional District of Central Kootenay for which the vote is taking place for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration; and • not entitled to register as a resident elector; and • not disqualified by any enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law; and • if there is more than one registered owner of the property, only one of those individuals may, with the written consent of the majority of the owners, register as a non-resident property elector. (Consent form may be downloaded from RDCK website at www.rdck.bc.ca) A corporation is not entitled to vote or have a representative registered as an elector and no corporation is entitled to vote. LIST OF REGISTERED ELECTORS

Beginning September 30, 2008 until the close of general voting on November 15, 2008, a copy of the list of registered electors will, upon signature, be available for public inspection, at the Regional District of Central Kootenay Office, 202 Lakeside Drive, Nelson. B.C. During regular office hours, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. Note: an elector may request that personal information respecting the elector be omitted from or obscured on the list for protection of privacy. OBJECTION TO REGISTRATION OF AN ELECTOR

An objection to the registration of a person whose name appears on the list of registered electors may be made in accordance with the Local Government Act until 4:00 pm on October 10, 2008. An objection must be in writing and may only be made by a person entitled to be registered as an elector of the Regional District of Central Kootenay and can only be made on the basis that the person whose name appears has died or is not qualified to be registered as an elector for the Regional District of Central Kootenay. For further information please refer to the RDCK website at www. rdck.bc.ca or feel free to contact the following persons: Randy Matheson, Chief Election Officer Lana Donaldson, Deputy Chief Election Officer Phone (250) 352-6665 or 1-800-268-7325


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7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 21 Chris Takala

The Five Stages of Death

Hailing from Nelson BC, Chris has posted over 50 videos up on You Tube and is still going strong. Chris loves pickles, which served as the main inspiration behind this digital film.

A boy finds himself stuck in quicksand staring death in the face in this fast paced tragic-comedy about the five stages of death. Reece Walsh

Reid Wigen

Reece brings a great enthusiasm to his role in this short digital film and to the art of filmmaking. He lives in Nelson and has a knack for storytelling and making people laugh.

Reid lives in Castlegar, BC and plays competitive lacrosse alongside his latest activity of making movies. He acted and helped to write and direct this short digital film.

The End of Time

Bike

Merging lucid whitewater paddling visuals with ambient inspirations, The End of Time wets up as an imaginative slice of visual art while maintaining a true sense of entertainment. The End of Time also serves as a plug for the 2008 Endangered Creeks Expedition, a yearlong mission documenting regional creeks being threatened by Independent Power Projects (IPP’s.)

Meet Ben Thibault, a young mountain bike rider, looking to get sponsored. Through an interview and on location footage of him biking on the trail we get to know why he loves the sport and what his future may hold. Ben Thibault Ben loves mountain biking in his hometown of Nelson, BC and had always wanted to make a movie. This past summer, he combined the two interests as he directed and starred in this action packed video.

Carl Jacks Castlegar based, Carl claims his “professional hobbyist” interest in short film production was garnered after numerous multi-media project collaborations over the part 15 years. Fueled by a passionate interest in whitewater paddling, Carl has found this element to the most inspiring subject of his work to date.

Gryphon Strother From Nelson BC, Gryphon brought his technical knowhow and steady hand to the much of the camera work in this video as well as created an original soundtrack for the credits.

Edible Landscapes

Pickle Boys

Edible Landscapes profiles urban gardeners and local farmers in the West Kootenay region. The trailer is intended to generate interest and funding to complete the project. The documentary is intended for an audience that is interested in gardening and sustainable living.

Fresh out of school for the summer, three boys go on an adventure of a lifetime fueled by magic pickles that have the power to transport them to exotic places around the planet. Along the way, they must find the evil robber who has taken their jar of pickles and return home with them safely in hand.

Katherine Pettit

Anders Graham

Katherine started making documentaries while in art school where she made her first film that explored her position as a photographer in Africa. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC. Then, she pursued three

Anders has spent most of his youth in Sri Lanka and has returned to Nelson, BC this last year. He enjoys talking politics and playing soccer and was a key part of the collaboration behind this short digital film.

degrees at the University of British Columbia: Diploma in Film Production, Master of Arts in Film Studies and Master of Arts in Film Production. She recently produced the documentary Sand For Now, shot in Europe and Canada. The documentary profiles sand carving artists from around the world and is currently airing on Bravo! Canada and ABC Australia.

Heaven’s Kitchen Heaven’s Kitchen, starring Chef Hamsey, cleverly spoofs the popular reality TV show. Follow two competing teams in the kitchen as they cook up grilled cheese and macaroni and cheese for a guest food critic and see which team prevails through the heat and steam. Saige Andreychuck Saige spends her summers in Nelson BC, where she has learned to make videos and movies. She plays ice hockey in the winter. She was the co-writer, codirector, and lead editor of this original show. Antonia Sullivan Antonia, from Nelson BC, has a flair for cooking and creative pursuits. She brings her big smile and enthusiasm to this piece as the co-writer, co-director as well as acting as a chef-in-training.

Silence Two strangers cross paths during a street festival. They notice each other’s suffering and exchange the one thing that they have to alleviate their discomfort, then continue their separate ways. A poetic film, the characters employ the Japanese ‘Bhuto’ style of performance, moving very slowly, creating a dreamlike sensation of a timeless place. Gary Ramsbottom and Peter Schramm Gary and Peter are local filmmakers who have worked on everything from community shorts to features. Gary is also a script writer and Peter, a cameraman and technician. Silence is a 100% made in the Kootenays film set in Nelson with choreography by Thomas Loh and music by Adham Shaikh.

7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 28 City Wide Tag

Drinnon Sternloff and Chris Takala

A fast paced action video follows a group of teenagers who find a cure for their summer boredom. As they try to tag each other within the city limits the players find themselves sidetracked, but the game never ends.

This fun action packed comedy is one of many of Chris and Drinnon’s short video productions. They collaborated on the writing, directing, acting and editing of this piece.

Pace Anderson

This documentary was filmed over a week at the Art Institute of Burnaby. It chronicles the ups and downs of an independent musician Mike Clark as he records his second album.

Pace conceived of this concept and worked with a crew as the Director to bring his idea to life this past summer. He used several locations throughout the city of Nelson BC, where he calls home.

Howser in Peril The documented efforts of a concerned local citizen exploring the endangered Howser Creek Valley located in the Purcell Mountain Range north of Kaslo. The idea of losing this region to an Independent Power Project is closer to becoming a reality as the call for power begins to harvest environmental destruction province wide. Carl Jacks Castlegar based, Carl claims his “professional hobbyist” interest in short film production was garnered after numerous multi-media project collaborations over the part 15 years. Fueled by a passionate interest in whitewater paddling, Carl has found this element to the most inspiring subject of his work to date.

10,000 or None Immediately after two friends scratch their winning lotto ticket, it drops into the wrong hands and they have to go on a chase to get it back so that they can buy their ultimate prize with the money.

Mike Clark

Aaron May

Triathlon for Kids This inspirational documentary follows Steve Archdekin, a man bound and determined to create positive change in the world. Steve pushes through numerous physical challenges as he sets out to complete the epic achievement of completing triathlons across several continents in order to fundraise for kids who need it most. Shane Ainsworth

Aaron has been making films since about the age of eight. He has made as many as he can and makes them as often as he can. Film is his passion as he works in the Summer Youth Digital Film Camp and currently attends Simon Fraser University in the Film Production program. He grew up in Nelson, BC.

Shane works out of Nelson, BC on a variety of projects from web design to video production. He attended Selkirk College’s multi-media program a few years ago. He is working on a longer version of this documentary to help Steve and his cause for raising money for kids across the world.

The Hat

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This short film uses classic silent film conventions to tell the story of a performer who loses his lucky hat in the middle of the show.

This is a short story of why Nancy and Mary left sunny Los Angeles, California in the U.S. of A., became Canadian immigrants and moved to Nelson, where they are planning to live happily ever after.

Michaela Thompson Michaela lives in Sparwood, BC and conceived of this original and classic short film. She directed and collaborated on the editing of this piece this past summer. Taavie Wickman Taavie co-created the concept of this film and starred in the production as the performer. He lives in Nelson, BC and enjoyed making this film this past summer.

Nancy Rosenblum Nancy has been a professional video editor and producer for over 20 years. She has always thought of editing as an art form; visual story telling at its most exciting point, the edit room. She has won ten Emmy’s for her editing work and has worked in many films and television genres from news, to game shows, documentaries, narrative and reality TV.

All films are by regional filmmakers and are locally produced. The filmmakers will be present to introduce their films. Great family fun! Bring chairs and blankets! Meet in front of the Rose Garden concession stand.


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A member of the crowd is seen in the reflection of a 1932 Ford Three Window Coupe’s headlight.

Rolling royalty Queen City Cruise draws crowds and cruisers to Nelson by Chris Shepherd

CHRIS SHEPHERD

The Queen City Cruise offers plenty of eye candy for photographers bent on catching the minute details that give the cars their style, whether it’s an engine block, a hood ornament or a chameleon-like paint job.

CHRIS SHEPHERD

Hundreds of classic and tricked out cars and trucks paid a royal visit to Nelson over the weekend for the 2008 Queen City Cruise. The two-day event started with a parade down Baker Street and a soap box derby down Kootenay Street that gave racers and spectators a thrill. The night finished off with a trib-

ute to the ‘50s on the top level of the parkade. Saturday the sun blazed down on the roughly 350 cars that lined Baker Street for the show ‘n’ shine, giving visitors an eyeful of restored and souped up classics and new cars. This was the fifth-annual Queen City Cruise organized by the Nelson Road Kings and it draws cars from the U.S., B.C. and Alberta.

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Tap into a new idea Flow Fest organizers hope to get people thinking about how they can protect water by Chris Shepherd

Radiohead tribute band Kid A

Friday, Sept. 12 at the Spiritbar Kid A is comprised of local talent with Sebastian Alban, Rob Leishman, Ian, Malik Mourah, Seabstien Payette (aka Mr. Smith). The last show was a hit and sold out so don’t sleep on this one.

Friday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre DJs Dexter and Mr. Smith and Saturday, Sept. 13, 8:30 Saturday, Sept. 13 at Spiritbar p.m. at Finley’s Irish Bar and Join DJs Dexter and Mr. Smith for their fifth annual Grill Virgo party. Toko-pa Turner hopes Every year this party is a hit. Dexter and Smith have attendees of this weekend’s been slaying dance floors all summer and this one should Flow Fest leave with a sense be no different. of purpose.��������������� There are more people born in September world wide ����������������������������������������������������������������� “The number one thing than any other month: what better reason to celebrate? ������������������ I’d like to see happen is ��������������� ����������������������� people get in touch with ������������� their relationship with �������������������� water,” the event’s main Gray’s work amongst The sacred site organizer says. ������������������������ others. ������ “Be aware of our water. photographs of Tickets are $11 at the ����������������������������������� With that comes responsiCapitol Theatre. Martin Gray ������������������������������������� bility.” Thursday, Sept. 18, 7:30 Turner says we’re at an p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Contra dancing important time with regards Capitol Theatre Friday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. to to our water. Overuse and �������������������� What is the key to the 10 p.m. at the Scout Hall, pollution are threatening mystery of the sacred 301 Cedar St. the world’s water supply ���������� sites and how are we to and she hopes people will There will be basic explain their power? leave with a willingness to ������� instruction for beginners ��������������������������������� Martin Gray offers a and non-beginners are get involved and take on discussion of the mythol- welcome to come help strong stewardship roles. ����������������������������������� ogy and anthropology of them learn. Turner says the festival’s ���� feapilgrimage places form isn’t what she origiAll dances will be turing hundreds of pho- taught and live music nally conceived. tographs. At first she wanted to provided by Kootenay His presentation is a create a two-day festival Kontraband (Catherine magical blend of art, hisand drew art and music McGrath and friends). tory and travel adventogether to get people As always, bring a clean ture, shamanism, inspithinking about how they pair of shoes, a snack to ration and spiritual ecolcan become stewards of the share (optional), water ogy. waterways. Gray is a National will be provided. Unfortunately the fundAdmission for adults Geographic photograing didn’t flow as she would is $7 and for youth $5. pher and anthropologist have liked, but Turner says who during two decades that helped her distill the of travel has photo- Sabation, Shtetl, idea to its vital elements. TIMOTHY SCHAFER graphed nearly one “It forced us to take the Kirsten Larsen, left, Anna Topf, Eau-Vive Roulleau, Toko-pa Turner and Shannon Isaac organized thousand sacred sites in Walch and Funk in cream of the crop,” Turner Flow Fest to help people understand their relationship with water. a hundred countries. says. the markets His official site at Wednesday, Sept. Flow Fest is now two w w w. s a c r e d s i t e s . c o m evenings split between two ality and is of Siksika/Sauk issues. Friday night. 10 at the Hall Street venues. aboriginal and Scottish heriThe night isn’t just speakSaturday night is the per- explores sacred geogLocal Market and The first night is at the tage. ers, however. Lucas Myers fect complement to the pre- raphy, earth mysteries, Saturday, Sept. 13 at the archaeoastronomy, ecoCapitol Theatre. Also speaking will be J.J. created a piece featuring vious evening, Turner says, There people will see art- Verigin, de facto leader of a snake-oil salesman with letting people “get down psychology and the evo- Cottonwood Falls Market On Wednesday, lution of eco-spiritual work in the theatre’s lobby the Doukhobor community designs on water systems. and boogie for water.” Sabation plays Latin and and a silent auction. and Michelle Mungall. A big surprise will be The The lineup includes consciousness. His latest popular songs from 11 At 8 p.m. the show realbook, Sacred Earth, is Turner is also excited to Water Orchestra, Turner Gemma Luna, FM Hi ly begins, however, with a hear Eloise Charet-Calles, says. A group of well known Low – from Montreal a collection of beautiful a.m. to 1 p.m. and Heavy Shtetl is on next until 3 lineup of speakers designed an activist for water who artists using non-traditional – and Luscious Beats, the colour photographs. to inspire the audience. He will be joined by p.m. was arrested for blockad- instruments will perform a popular creation of Melissa On Saturday, Darin Turner says one of ing work that threatened unique “ode to water.” Earth Pilgrims documenMeretsky and Erika Dee. the highlights will be Dr. a Slocan Valley watershed On Saturday Morning Tickets are $20 a night or tary film maker Echan Walch and friends are Duncan Grady, who earned and walked from Victoria Charet-Calles will host a $30 for both evenings and Deravy to show a short on from 10 a.m. to 12 his doctorate in divinity to Ottawa in 1998 to raise knowledge circle. Details are available at Enchanted preview of the movie in p.m. and Rob Funk is specific to creation spiritu- awareness about water on that will be available on at 356 Baker St. process which features next up until 2 p.m.

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Friday, Sept. 12 at Finley’s Irish Pub and Grill Wicked slap style Art and architecture combine to look at change in Nelson and bass lines, hip swinging drum grooves, by Chris Shepherd social planning, George Penfold, regional heavy funk guitar innovation chair at Selkirk College, Joyce riffs, distorted organ, Thursday, Sept. 11 to Sunday, Sept. 14 at Dahms-Wiffen coordinator of Cicada Place funky Rhodes, rockOxygen Art Centre, #3-320 Vernon St. (alley (to be confirmed) and Bev Derby from ing vocal and impresentrance) and the Kootenay School of the Stepping Stones for Success. sive solos are the sweet From 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at KSA there Arts, 606 Victoria St. sounds of the progresBOOM!, the project that drew on artists’ will be a keynote talk by Bill Usher from sive funk rock music of perceptions on change and development Golden’s Kicking Horse Culture with a HammerHead. is holding a series of talks and forums this panel discussion afterwards called Ecology Having found a week to engage the community in discus- of the Creative City: Cultural Planning and sound of its own, the Infrastructure. sions on change. band focuses on play����������������� ����������������������������������������������������������������� From 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oxygen will The series starts on Thursday, Sept. 11 at ing original music with ������������������ 7:30 p.m. at Oxygen with talks from Thomas screen the film Giant’s Leap by Florence interesting arrange��������������� ����������������������� Loh, Anita Levesque and Terry Brennan Debugney. After there will be a discussion ments and musical ideas of Amy Bohigian’s video installation at on their contributions to BOOM!. that explore the broad ������������� On Friday, Sept. 12 people are asked Oxygen. diversity of rock music. �������������������� From 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at KSA there to register for the day at Oxygen or the They’ll be playing ������������������� Kootenay School of the Arts (KSA) from 1 will be a slide talk called Heritage of the ������ with Melody Unwinding. ����������������������������������� p.m. to 3 p.m. That afternoon, from 3 p.m. Future: Contemporary Architecture in a Musically, Melody to 5 p.m. KSA hosts a slide talk and presen- Heritage Context with Richard Linzay, Unwinding is what their ��������������������������� tation called Working History: Industrial senior heritage planner with the province’s name suggests. Heritage by curators and architects, heritage branch and other planners and Melody Unwinding Thomas Loh, architect and artist. Stephanie Fischer and Robert Stacey. knows how to start On Sunday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., On the same day, starting at 7 p.m. until from scratch. Although �������������������� 9 p.m. at Oxygen Art Centre and at various Oxygen will hold a breakfast and archithe oldest members ���������� talk and tour with Robert Stacey, sites the artists will be available for a tour tecture are only 20 years old, Fischer, Sue Stanger and Loh. of their work. the band has created a CHRIS SHEPHERD On������� Monday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. at The after party runs from 9 p.m. to 11 strong foundation years ��������������������������������� Touchstones there will be a roundtable p.m. at Oxygen. in the making. After tender age of 15. $5 at the door. On Saturday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. meeting with Bill Usher and members of meeting ����������������������������������� each other in The band has an origiFor a taste of the music, cultural sector including the Cultural at KSA there will be a panel discussion the���� high school, they began nal sound that blends a go to www.myspace. co-produced by the Social Planning Action Development Commission, the Nelson recording, and playing vast spectrum of influ- com/yukonhammerheads Network on Public, Planning and Politics: and District Arts Council, West Kootenay local all ages shows. ences. The dynamic To contact by e-mail, Creating Sustainable, Affordable and Regional Arts Council, the Capitol Theatre, They released their first sound has been described yukonhammerheads@ Livable Communities. Michelle Mungall Touchstones Nelson, Oxygen Art Centre, effort, an EP called “An as “melodic, alternative gmail.com. will moderate the discussion between The Factory and interested members of the Endless Sunset” at the rock.” Dave Wahn, City of Nelson planner, Derek community. Tickets are $5 and available at Oxygen. Murphy, consultant on community and

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Arts & Entertainment Concerts society announces season for Nelson

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The Nelson Overture Concerts Society begins its 53rd season this autumn bringing another series of four classical music concerts to the Capitol Theatre. The society begins Saturday, Oct. 14 with Canadian marimbist Anne-Julie Caron, then on Saturday, Jan. 17, Armenian born Raffi Besalyan, a pianist whose name is mentioned with the likes of Horowitz comes to Nelson. On Saturday, March 14, the society is bringing the British Columbia Boys Choir under the direction of Tony Araujo. They will be just back from a 40th anniversary tour of Europe. As a long standing tradition, organizers have rounded out the season with the Symphonie of the Kootenays on Saturday, April 25. The performance will be guest conducted by John Van Deursen and the featured guest artist will be the popular Canadian violinist Jasper Wood. All concerts begin at 8 p.m. in the Capitol Theatre. Seasons tickets are $75 for adults or $42 for students. Single tickets are also available for $24 for adults and $14 for students. – submitted

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Sunday, Sept. 14, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Winlaw Hall This year the Slocan Valley Fall Fair will be held at its new home at Winlaw Hall in conjunction with the Winlaw Hall Country Music Jamboree and second annual Show ‘N Shine. The day will feature country and bluegrass music on the community’s brand new stage all day long, the famous pie ����������������� eating contest and the giant pumpkin contest. ������������������ There’ll be games and ribbons for the ��������������� children and lots of vendors and food ������������� tents full of tasty treats to tempt visitors. ������������������� No fall fair is complete without fruits,

vegetables, baking, home preserves and handy work and the Slocan Valley fall fair is no exception. Organizers encourage people to gather up their goodies and bring them on down to enter into the fair. All exhibits will be judged in the evening on Saturday, Sept. 13 so ensure exhibits are dropped off at the Winlaw Hall between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. Admission to the fair is only a toonie, and children 10 and under are free. Show ‘N Shine entries are $10 and include admission to the fair for the driver and one passenger. Bring your lawn chairs and leave your pets at home. For further details regarding the fair, fair exhibits, vendors, music jamboree or Show ‘N Shine contact Carey at (250) 226-7702. – submitted

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all creative techies and the Development owners of existing local websites to review the Commission looks RFP and consider how for web calendar they could deliver a useful and creative tool for culdeveloper ��� ������������������������� The City’s Cultural tural and business development. Development � Commission ���������������������� Please visit the City of ���������������������������� (CDC) is looking to develNelson website at www. � ������������������ op a web based cultural �������������������������� nelson.ca to review a copy calendar which would be of the RFP. ��� ��������������������� ������������ available as a link from E-mail written responscultural websites, the es to cdc@nelson.ca by ������������������ City and ���Chamber of �������������������� Monday, Sept. 22. Commerce websites and ���������� tourism amenity provid������ ers’ own sites. ������� The concept Balfour is for a maintained website carpet bowling ����������������� which would be updated bi-weekly by the service Monday, Sept. 22 and ���� ������������������ provider during a pilot Tuesday, Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m. ��������������� project year. This one stop at the Balfour Community OCTOBER 7 • 7:00 p.m. location������������� would provide Hall at the intersection of Please proof for accuracy then phone, fax or email with any changes of or upcoming an approval.Busk Road and Charles an overview cultural ������������������� activities allowing Street. Phone: 250.354.3910 • Fax: 250.352.5075 • Email: sales@expressnews.bc.ca organizations to plan nonThe Balfour carpet Tickets available: The Capitol Theatre Box office! ���������������������������������� The Express is not responsible for any errors after the client has signed off. bowling season is about competing events, tourism Box office Phone Number : 250.352.6363 amenity providers to cre- to get under way, startate marketing opportuni- ing earlier this fall, due ties and to package guest to the late Thanksgiving weekend. visits.

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HALL STREET LOCAL MARKET downtown Nelson. Locally made, grown or baked. 9:30-3. EcoSociety 354-1909. NEED INEXPENSIVE BIRTH CONTROL? Nelson Planned Parenthood drop-in sexual health clinic. 333 Victoria St. 5:30-8 p.m. DOES SOMEONE’S DRINKING� TROUBLE YOU? Al-Anon Meetings, noon at The Cellar. 717A Vernon St., Nelson. OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS. Do you have a problem with food? Meet every Wednesday, 719 Vernon St., downstairs, 5:30 p.m. 1-800-611-5788. THE NELSON SCRABBLE CLUB meets Wednesday afternoons at Grounded, 1 p.m. All levels welcome. 505-5583.

WORSHIP SERVICES JOY BAPTIST CHURCH, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 6:30 p.m., 560 Baker St, Suite #3, 825-4095. QUAKER MEETING 723 Ward, upstairs, 9:45. 354-3859. SUNDAY MORNING WORHSIP, Community Church, Passmore Hall, 10 a.m. All welcome. SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Slocan, 6:30 p.m. UNITY CENTRE of the Kootenays, 905 Gordon Rd. Broader Horizons. Back door, 11 a.m. SHAMBHALA CENTRE NYINTHUN: Join us for Sunday sitting meditation 9 a.m. to noon. There will be a break for refreshments mid-morning. You are welcome to come & go as you please. Everyone is welcome. 444 Baker St. 352-5560 www.nelsonbuddha.com WINLAW FARMERS MARKET. May 25th-October. Sundays 9:00 a.m-3:00 p.m. Spicer Center, Hwy 6, Winlaw Vendors wanted. Kim 226-7862. SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP service, Nelson United Church, 10 a.m. 602 Silica St. All are welcome. SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP, Ascension Lutheran Church, 10:15 a.m., 1805 Silverking Rd. You are welcome. 352-2515 SUNDAY AFTERNOON WORSHIP 4pm, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 321 Silica St. 354-3308 CRIB TOURNAMENT at Finley’s Irish Pub every Sunday at 3 p.m ULTIMATE FRISBEE GAMES drop in at Lakeside soccer field, 3:30 p.m. Bring a light or dark shirt. WINLAW FARMERS MARKET 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Spicier Center, Hwy 6 Winlaw. Vendors wanted. Kim 226-7862.

Thursdays ULTIMATE FRISBEE GAMES. Drop-in games at Lakeside soccer field. 6 p.m. Bring a light or dark shirt. YUK YUKS COMEDY TOUR at Finley’s Irish Pub on the last Thursday of every month! KOOTENAY LAKE FAMILY NETWORK offers singing group, 7-12 yrs. 5.45 p.m. Information: Lesley 825-0140 ACUPUNCTURE for ADDICTIONS Free drop-in clinic, 1:00 p.m. Located at 333 Victoria Street, 2nd Floor. 505-7248 BIBLE STUDY JOY BAPTIST CHURCH, 6:30 p.m., 560 Baker St., Suite #3. Everyone welcome. 825-4095. SIGNING CHOIR at 3:30 at NDYC, 608 Lake St. www.ndyc.com

Fridays DOES SOMEONE’S DRINKING TROUBLE YOU? Al-Anon Meetings, 8 p.m. room 108 downstairs, 601 Front St. GENDER OUTLAWS, a support & social group for trans & gender variants. 354-5362.

Saturdays COTTONWOOD FALLS MARKET every Saturday. Produce, handmade gifts, great food, live music. 9:30-3. 354-1904. WILDERNESS SURVIVAL, HERBALISM and Stone Age Skills classes! Ongoing program. Children, teen, adult classes. 352-6707. THE NELSON SCRABBLE CLUB meets Saturday afternoons at Grounded, 1:00. All levels welcome. 505-5583. SOCIAL/BALLROOM DANCE Second Saturday of the month Brent Kennedy Elem. Gym 8 - 11 p.m. Singles Welcome! Teens Free! www.dancingbeat.org

Sundays ULTIMATE FRISBEE GAMES. Drop-in games at Lakeside Soccer Field. 3:30 p.m. WILDERNESS SURVIVAL, HERBALISM and Stone Age Skills classes! Ongoing program. Children, teen, adult classes. 352-6707. TIBETAN BUDDHIST MEDITATION 10-11:30 a.m. Open to everyone, beginners welcome. 6425 Sproule Creek Rd. Nelson. 352-2455.

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Mondays TEXAS HOLD-EM POKER, 6 p.m. Pool Tourney, 7 p.m. Finley’s NELSON TABLE TENNIS CLUB. 5:30-7:30 at Blewett Elementary School when school is in session. 352-9547 or 352-5739 SHAMBHALA CENTRE OPEN HOUSE: 7:00 p.m.: meditation instruction and practice; 8:00 p.m.: talk and discussion; 9:00 p.m.: tea. All welcome. 444 Baker Street, 352-5560. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS open meeting. 7:00 p.m. Passmore Hall, 3656 Old Passmore Road.

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OPEN STAGE at The Royal on Baker, 9:30 p.m. hosted by Estevan. Everyone welcome! LIVE MUSIC at FUSION 301 Baker St. 352-3011 Call For reservations PAUL LANDSBERG & BERT PETERS, jazz guitar duo, Library Lounge in the Hume Hotel, 6-10 pm KARAOKE Amy Poznikoff putting on the Ritz and Wild Women Wednesdays at Finleys

LIVE JAZZ by Table 9, Cedar Creek Cafe, Winlaw, 7 p.m. SARAH AND RICH Per form soulful jazz standards in a pleasant lounge setting. 7:30 p.m. Redfish Grill 479 Baker JOEY COPEMAN live at Medi Pizza. Covers & originals, 5:30-7:30 p.m. KARAOKE with Joe Blues and prizes to be won at Finley’s THE TRUMAN SHOW for brunch and Nikko plays evenings at Nelson’s live jazz venue, The Library Lounge, located in the historic Hume Hotel.

Thurs. Sept 11 MYSTERY TRAIN at the Royal on Baker, 9 p.m. DAM UNPLUGGED ACOUSTIC Open Stage, Thursdays, 9 p.m. hosted by Estevan, Dam Inn, South Slocan. FINLEY’S COLLEGE NIGHT with DJ Ripple ROB JOHNSON & GUESTSJAZZ, Library Lounge, Hume Hotel, 6-10 p.m. FRESH THURSDAY WITH DJ BRYX. Spirit Bar, Hume Hotel.

Fri. Sept 12 NAME THAT TUNE 8 p.m. at Finleys Irish Pub. RYLAN PLAYS AT MAX & IRMA’S Solo finger syle guitar 6-9 p.m. Tasty tones, great food, good times!

Sat. Sept 13 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT or all request DJ at Finleys. DRIFTWOOD (MARV WALKER AND DAN OBRADOVIC) play conteporary classics at the Balfour Beach Inn, 5:30 p.m. LIVE at Nelson’s live jazz venue, The Librar y Lounge, located in the Hume Hotel, the Incomparable Hume Quartet. JUDE DAVISON singer/songwriter plays favourites & new originals from CD’s “Bread & Bones” & “Ordinary Dream”. Max & Irmas, 6-9 p.m.

Sun. Sept 14 BLUES JAM at the Royal on Baker, 6-10 p.m.

Mon. Sept 15 SARAH McGLYNN & RICH RABNETT live at The Library Lounge, located in the historic Hume Hotel. 6-10 p.m. KENNY & OLIN perform oldtime bluegrass, 7 p.m. Cedar Creek Cafe, Winlaw.

Tues. Sept 16 OPEN STAGE hosted by Mike & Trav 9 p.m. Finley’s Irish Pub. DINNER MUSIC AT THE LIBRARY lounge, Hume Hotel, with Cliff Maddix & Friends, 6-10 p.m. LISTEN TO THE SWEET SOUNDS of Nikko ever y Tuesday at Fusion, on Baker Street. 7-10 p.m.

Wed. Sept 17 OPEN STAGE at The Royal on Baker, 9:30 p.m. hosted by Estevan. Everyone welcome! PAUL LANDSBERG & BERT PETERS, jazz guitar duo, Library Lounge in the Hume Hotel, 6-10 pm KARAOKE Amy Poznikoff putting on the Ritz and Wild Women Wednesdays at Finleys DAREN WALCH and friends play from 10-noon with Rob Funk after till 2pm. at Cottonwood Market DOUG MARKS plays acoustic slide country/blues at Ellison’s indoor Market & Cafe, 12-3.

Wednesday Sept 10 ROB FUNK plays Hall Street Local Market from 11-1 p.m. vocals, guitar & melodian. SENIOR CITIZENS’ ASSOCIATION Branch 51 Monthly Meeting. 1:30 p.m. 717 Vernon Street

Thursday Sept 11 DUNDUN DRUM class with Marilyn in Vallican 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. All levels. Some drums provided. 250--226-7366

Saturday Sept 13 AWARD WINNING MANDY EBEL plays Cottonwood Falls Market from 10-noon. LeNora Faye plays violin tunes noon till 2 p.m.

Sunday Sept 14 “ALL KIDS COUNT” GOLF EVENT. Help Suppor t Kootenay Kids Society & Nelson and Kaoma Alliance. $100/person. Includes breakfast & dinner buffet, golf, great prizes. Register: Granite Pointe Golf Club. 352-5913 HARROP HARVEST FESTIVAL, Harrop Hall 10am-4pm. Local produce, arts, crafts, entertainment, games, contests, and food.

PROBLEM SOLVING MATTERS! 7 - 9 p.m. 570 Johnstone Rd. For more info and to register www. dpac.kics.bc.ca

Tuesday Sept 16 JAZZERCISE OPEN HOUSE. Free classes! Prizes! Refreshments! 5 - 6 p.m. See www.jazzercise. com for schedule or call Melody 250-505-3437.

Wednesday Sept 17 JAZZERCISE OPEN HOUSE. Free classes! Prizes! Refreshments! 9 - 10 a.m. See www.jazzercise. com for schedule or call Melody 250-505-3437.

Thursday Sept 18 STORIES FOR GROWING Preschool stor ytime at the Nelson Municipal Library. 10:30 a.m. Preregister 352-6333 JAZZERCISE OPEN HOUSE. Free classes! Prizes! Refreshments! 5 - 6 p.m. See www.jazzercise. com for schedule or call Melody 250-505-3437.

Monday Sept 15 Sudoku Classic JAZZERCISE OPEN HOUSE. Free classes! Prizes! Refreshments! 9 - 10 a.m. See www.jazzercise. com for schedule or call Melody 250-505-3437.

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ACUPUNCTURE forADDICTIONS Free drop-in clinic, 1:00 p.m. Located at 333 Victoria Street, 2nd Floor. 505-7248 NDYC HAS AN AMAZING PEER SUPPORT GROUP available every Tuesday evening. Check them out at these different locations: 4-5 p.m. @ 420 Mill St. for young womyn’s hour; 6-7:30 p.m. @ the Nelson and District Youth Centre for a casual drop-in for youth; and 8-9 p.m. on the radio, CJLY, 93.5fm in Nelson & 96.5 on the Kootenay Lake. This is a call-in talk show for youth receive information and ask questions. THESE SERVICES ARE FREE FOR YOUTH!

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Athlete’s foot: Causes and some natural options to help you deal with it Athlete’s foot, as it’s commonly referred to, is a parasitic fungal infection of the skin of the foot. If you suffer from a persistent scaling, flaking and itching of the skin on your feet this may be the reason. Often the scaling and flaking can also progress to blisters or cracked skin that will lead to exposed raw tissue, pain, and inflammation. Athlete’s foot or tinea pedis can be unrelenting in its presence and very difficult to banish long term. Tinea pedis can be caused by several different fungi. It is generally caused by a mould, but sometimes a yeast, that grows on the skin and then into the skin itself causing a fungal infection. Athlete’s foot can be transmitted from person to person. This generally occurs in moist environments such as pools and showers or by sharing footwear with someone who has the fungal infection. To prevent or manage the infection, be sure to keep feet and footwear as dry as possible. Make sure to wash your towels, bath mats, bedsheets and socks in hot water at least once a week if possible. If you have an infection, use a separate towel to dry the infected area so that it doesn’t spread to other parts of your body. Tea tree oil can be helpful in treating athlete’s foot. It contains terpinen-4-ol which is said to have antimicro-

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bial activity (kills fungi) and can help stop the itching. Aloe Vera can help soothe the skin as well as kill the fungus. Onion, garlic and vinegar are also said to be effective in treating athlete’s foot by killing fungi. Soaking the feet in epsom salts or sprinkling baking soda in shoes can be helpful. Chinese herbal medicinals can also be very effective – a combination of different anti-fungal herbs can be combined to create a helpful foot soak.

Kate Butt is a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She treats a variety of conditions and has special interests in women’s health, peri-natal care, chronic pain, and sports injuries. The information used in the Exploring Health column is for education only. It is important to consult a health care provider about your specific health concerns. For questions or information please contact truebalance.kate@gmail.com or call (250) 551 5283.

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Acupuncture Kate Butt, Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine ......... 551-5283 Jen Cherewaty, RAC, Balance for Body & Soul ...... 354-1752 Sara Fujibayashi RAC, at Mountain Waters Spa .... 352-3280 Sandra Mason, RAC ....................................................551-0110 Michael Smith, Dr. TCM, 10 years experience.........352-0459 Marion Starr, Dr. TCM ............................................... 352-9890

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Susan Grimble, Classes & Private Sessions . 1-888-366-4395 Judy Katz, GCFP, Private & Group Lessons ..............352-3319

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Physical Problems & Nothing has worked. Experience Ease & Grace. Lessons are $40. Call Hilary .....................354-7616

Hair Care

Front St. Hair Studio, The Key to Beauty ............... 354-1202

Herbalist

Art Therapy

Homeopathy

Clearwater Art Therapy ............................................ 505-1100

Astrology

Sharon O’Shea, Astrological Readings .................... 352-2455

Body Piercing

Aura & Chakra Biofeedback/Bodywork, Homo Divinus ........505-5067

Bodywork

Thai, Jin Shin Do, dance, Qi Gong, Bliss. Marisa . 352-3312

Breathwork

Chiropractic

McKenzie Community Chiropractic ........................... 352-1322

Janice Poloway, Certified Iridologist, Herbalist ...... 551-4528 Margo MacLaren DHom ............................................. 354-7072

Massage Services

A Touch Of Aloha, Lomi, Cranio, Struct’l, Sports ..............229-4424 Ginger Joy Rivest, Neuro Somatic Therapy ..............505-4284 Palliative Massage Course, July 4-11.......................1-800-611-5788 Power Essentials, True Aromatherapy & Massage...........505-4144 Rub It In, Mobile/Studio, Deep T., Neuro, Sports ...... 352-6804 Thai Massage, Mina Palmer, CTT at Shanti Yoga ...........352-7703

Nutritionists

Tara Stark, RD, Nutrition Counselling......................505-9854

Pharmacy

Remedy’s RX Custom Compound 737 Baker St. ..... 352-6928

Coaching

Reiki

Colonics

Shiatsu

Counselling & Consultation

Social Work

Richard Klein, Stress Reduction Coach .................... 352-3280 Hydrotherapy, Living Foods, Coaching ..................... 352-6419 Carmen Carter, MEd, RCC, Play & Art Therapy ........354-4485 Miriam M. Martineau, MA, Integral Counselling ..... 505-8170 Lee Reid, MA, RCC, Addictions & Trauma ............... 352-3870 Sally Shamai, MEd, RCC, EMDR and more.... 1-877-688-5565

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Feldenkrais Method

Michele P. Greco, Ayur. Practitioner, RMT, AAHE......352-5343

Blanche Tanner, BP, Family Constellation ...............227-6877

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Garlic is one of the natural items that might prove useful in fighting athlete’s foot.

Karen Hornby, RN, BSN. 507 Baker St., #210 ........ 509-1850 Kimberly Davitsky, RST at Shalimar Spa ............... 354-4408 Val Amies, BSW, RSW, Counselor .............................505-8044

Spas

Mountain Waters Spa, 205 Victoria St............................352-3280 Shalimar Spa, located at the Prestige Inn ............. 354-4408

NATURAL, ORGANIC FOODS & PRODUCTS SINCE 1975 Open 8:00 - 7:00 Mon. to Sat. 295 Baker Street, Nelson 354-4077 www.kootenay.coop


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21st Century Health Challenge

Wednesday, Sept. 24 to Wednesday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Staying healthy in the 21st Century can be a challenge. A stressful lifestyle, our over-consumption of processed foods and the increasing toxicity of the world have made health something we can no longer take for granted. The 21st Century Health Challenge is a supervised and guided eight-week detoxification, rejuvenation and weight loss program. The cleansing process challenges participants to stabilize their lifestyles and metabolisms; to improve digestion through simpler eating habits; to remove candida and parasites from the intestines; to rebuild the liver so that it can detoxify itself and the rest of the body, including the lymphatic system, gall bladder, and kidneys. The course includes a 200-page manual and a cook book at costs $245. There will be a two-hour presentation, every Wednesday night. Contact Dr. Michael Smith (traditional Chinese medicine) at (250) 352-0459 for more information.

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ADVANCE ELECTOR REGISTRATION: ������������������ Advance Elector Registrations will be accepted until close of business ����� ������������ ����������������������������������� on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. For those qualified electors not on ������������������������������������������ ����� the voters��������������� list who wish to register to vote on voting day, two pieces of ���������������������������������� identification will be required (at least one with a signature) to prove ������������������� ������������� ����� both residency and identity of the elector. ������������������������������������������������������������������ �������������������������������������� ELECTOR QUALIFICATIONS RESIDENT ELECTORS: �������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������ • age 18 �������������������� or older; and ������ ����������������������������������������������������������������� ���������� • a Canadian citizen; and ������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������ • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately ��������������� ������� preceding the day of registration; and ��������������������������������������������������������������� • a resident of the Village of Slocan for at least 30 days immediately ���������������������� preceding the day of registration; and ������������������������������������������������ • not disqualified by any enactment from voting in an election or ���� �������������������������������������������� otherwise disqualified by law. ����������������������������������������������������������� NON-RESIDENT PROPERTY ELECTORS: ��������������������������������������� ��������������� • age 18 or older; and Please proof for accuracy then pho ������������������������������������������������������ Please proof for accuracy then phone, fax citizen; or email • a Canadian and with any changes or an approval. ����� ������������ ��������������������������������������������������������������� • a resident of British ColumbiaPhone: for at least 6 months immediately 250.354.3910 • Fax: 25 ��������������������������� Phone: 250.354.3910 • Fax: 250.352.5075 Email: sales@expressnews.bc.ca ���������������������������������������������� ��������������� preceding the day of• registration; and �������� Express not responsibl • a registered owner of real property either as joint tenants or tenants ������������� The Express is not responsible for any errors after The the client hasissigned off. in common, are individuals who are not holding the property in trust ����������������������� ������������������ for a corporation or another trust; in the Village of Slocan for at least ��������������������������������������� 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration; and ����������������������������������������� �������������������� �������������������� • not entitled to register as a resident elector; and ����������������������������������� ������������������������������ • not disqualified by any enactment from voting in an election or ������������������������������������ otherwise disqualified by law; and ������������������� • if there is more than one registered owner of the property, only one ����������������������������������� of those individuals may, with the written consent of the majority ���������������� ������������������������������������������������ of the owners, register as a non-resident property elector. (Consent �������������������� ������������������������������������������ form may be obtained from the Village Office) ����������������������������������������������������� A corporation is not entitled to vote or have a representative registered ���������� ����������������������������������� as an elector and no corporation is entitled to vote.

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Phone: 250-355-2277

Please feel free to contact the following persons; ������������������������������������������� �������������� Shana Paivarinta, Chief Election Officer ��������������������������������������������������������������� Janet Boisvert, Deputy Chief Election Officer

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RHYTHMIC GYMNASTIC FALL PROGRAMS! Learn to dance with ribbons, hoops, balls, ropes & scarves! Redfish School; Mon Beg/Inter 2:153:15, 3:30-4:30. Brent Kennedy; Wed, Beg 3-4:00, Inter 4:15-5:30, Display Group 5:30-6:30. S. Nelson School; Tues, Intro 3-3:45, Inter 45:30; Thurs, Beg 3-4:00, Performance Group 4-5:30, Adv. Technique & Performance 5-7:00. Programs run between Sept 18-Dec 18. Contact Rhythmic Dimensions for registration & info 505-1812, rhythmics@telus. net The Vernon Bay Cosmetics Event Sept 12 & 13 at Best Western Baker Street Inn (250-352-3525)-free gift with every purchase!

LITTLE TIKES Childrens’ red plastic wagon, seats two kids. Long handle, easy pulling, $50. 250-229-4415. DOWN-FILLED baby Gap snow suit. (coat/snowpants). Brown/light pink, faux-fur trimmed hood. Size 3, $60 obo. 250-357-2811. CERTIFIED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS willing to provide additional support after school. Experience with children with special needs. Very affordable rates. Call Adam or Aniko in Nelson 505-5076.

WANTED: EXPERIENCED ERECTORS for pre-engineered steel buildings. Top wages depending on experience. Includes benefits. 250979-2933 or fax 250-717-5751. JOIN CANADA’S MOST UNIQUE home party company and earn great money, part-time or full-time. No money collection or deliveries. No experience needed. Visit our website at realstylemadeeasy.com or call 1866-378-4331. RELOCATE TO the beautiful Sunshine Coast and live the dream! Immediate full-time opening for a heavy duty fleet mechanic. Ticketed or 4th year apprentice. Expertise in preventative maintenance, hydraulics and electrical systems essential. Competitive wage and benefit package. Fax resume to: 604-885-4247.

LOVESEAT, sofa, chair, ottoman, 2 end tables, cocktail table, corner curio, tv, table, washer, dryer. 365-8406 Large golden-oak, Belgian wardrobe. Carved detailing, 5 drawers, 5 doors. Photos available. $2100. 250-365-8164 CUSTOM MADE CORNER CABINET, maple, 4 doors, 2 upper glass, 44”x78”, hand-painted floral design. $300 firm. 352-7545. BEAUTIFUL COUCH & LOVESEAT, perfect condition, $300. Very sturdy, solid wood, handmade picnic table $100. 354-4014. NEW LAKEVIEW FURNITURE, sage couch & loveseat, light for me. $1500 firm. Paid $2000. 505-5337. TWO AUTHENTIC BARCELONA CHAIRS with ottomans. Black Leather, stainless steel frame. Excellent condition. Call 359-6803.

LOST gold chain feather pendant week of Aug 18th. Great sentimental value. Mona 399-0035 Reward. WINDSURFER BOARD LOST, 6 mile. Colourful mistral. Beginning of August. Reward 354-0443. GIANT BUNCH OF KEYS w/hearts & “Kathy”. Found on Slocan Park East Road. Claim at SV Co-op. LOST grey Freshjive hat on August 24th. Please call 250-505-3615. $20 reward.

PET CAGE, large multi-level rodent type cage on wheels. 1 yr old. $50 obo. 509-1345. TILES: FLOOR, CEILING 8” square. 36 mottled green [forest], 25 offwhite [amethyst]. Best offer. 250352-2381. NIKON D50 DIGITAL CAMERA; 18-55 lens. Nearly new. $350 250-354-9420 FOLDING TABLE SMOOTH TOP 4x8, $40. Carboys: 14 gal & 18 gal, $35. Kerosene heater & fuel, $40. Jet stream suitcase w/w new, large, $30. Baby Piano bouncer new, $15. Phone 250-352-5933. COUCH & CHAIR $150. King-sized waterbed liner/bladder/heater $100. New Mylex folding computer desk 47”x29”x28” $40. 250-608-0094. WOOD SPLITTER NEW 6.5hp hydraulic $825. Universal gym with accossories $125. Delivered. 250226-7990. ATTRACTIVE ARMCHAIR $150; canner, jars $25; Nikken double mattress pad $75; all excellent condition 352-7643. TOUCHSTONES NELSON is selling used building supplies,windows,and equipment from the renovation of the former City Hall and other projects on Saturday, Sept.13, 9-2 at 402 Anderson St. Note: no artifacts are for sale. WHEELCHAIR LIFT removed from handidart bus. Works fine. HydraulicHeavy Duty. $400. Phone:355-2988 (Slocan) SIGMA 18-200 zoom lens for Nikon digital camera. Mint condition. $300 250-226-7350. CARPET CLEANER for sale. Perfect working order, no leaks. Call 3544052, leave message, $25. DOWN PILLOWS. Pacific Crest Hypo-Allergenic. New. $50/pair. Simoniz 10 inch car polisher $35. 250-505-2720. SNOWBLOWER, good working condition, great for in town. 5.5 hp/ $400 OBO. Call 250- 825-2206. CASIO KEYBOARD $50.00. Bellyboat and fins $90.00. Kona Mountain Bike disc brakes $400.00. 352-6233. COLEMAN CAMP STOVE model 421 in great condition, 1/2 fuel left, $15 365-3538. RUSSIAN WOOL COMFORTER, teck cable connectors, 1/3hp new electric motor, hand seeder, oil-furnace parts. 359-7443. 2 WINMAU DARTBOARDS in great condition, full compliment darts, backplate, $100, 304-5391. 100 ft2 HardiShingle panels 400$, Deuter Kidcomfort2 child carrier, new $150, XL Ruffwear Dog Panniers $50, 505-2785. 14’ DAVIDSON SAIL BOAT w/ trailer. Needs a little cosmetic work. $900obo 250-354-4257.

Business Opportunities A POPULAR ON-LINE STORE with local and international markets, featuring exquisite bed and table linens of both modern and ancient Indian wood block designs. This family run business provides both income and freedom to enjoy life in the Kootenays. www.tamarindstore.com Priced to sell at $65K. Call 250-352-9577. OPERATE A MINI-OFFICE OUTLET from home. Free online training, flexible hours, great income. www.okoffices.com WORK AT HOME ONLINE - Start a real home-based business. Work when you want. Apply online and start today! www.wfhbc.com. A CEO LEVEL INCOME, work from home. Not MLM. Don’t believe it? Don’t call or visit. 800-679-7042 ext. 5840, www.wealthandabundance.biz.

Children NANNY WANTED FOR WALDORF CHILD. Uphill Nelson. 2 days a week. Hours negotiable. 352-6846. CHILD CARE PROVIDER in your home: ECE & Special Needs certified. Experience includes Waldorf. Part-time. 250-359-7559. RESPONSIBLE ADULT willing to babysit in my home. Lower 6-mile. Dave 250-825-9475.

Computers FOR SALE: NEVER BEEN USED, black, dell, flat screen monitor 17”. $175, was $200. 355-2344. MAXTOR EXTERNAL HARDDRIVE, 160 GB. New! Comes with warranty, USB cable & power source. $75. 354-1944. FOR SALE: GRAND THEFT AUTO IV for XBOX 360. $45, new. 352-1101 17 INCH LCD flat computer monitor. Acer AL1716. Perfect condition. New, hardly used. $100 250-352-6399

Education ESL/ENGLISH TUTOR. Experienced, qualified. (BA Linguistics, SFU. TESL Cert., UBC.) 250-359-0193 or flicker45@hotmail.com 6 PART MANIFESTATION SERIES Feng Shui Design Consultant guides you thru a series of Gratitude Manifestation Activations using the Ancient Arts. Runs Sept 23 to Oct 16. Pre-reg and info 250-505-1113 TRIBAL BELLY DANCE classes with Ashala Yardley & Penny Allard start Sept 22nd, Moving Centre, Nelson, 250-825-4232 to register. BECOME A VETERINARY ASSISTANT in 24 weeks at Granville Business College. Specializing in veterinary assistant diplomas for 15 years. Classes every 3 months. www. vet-assistant.com, 604-683-8850. APARTMENT/CONDO Manager Course. Certified home-study training. 40 jobs currently registered! Thousands of grads working. Government registered. 29 years of success. Information: www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456.

careers at cbt program manager Columbia Basin Trust has openings for: • Program Manager - Environment • Program Manager - Water Both of these positions require extensive travel throughout the region to develop relationships and projects that support the vision, mission, and mandate of the CBT. Detailed job descriptions can be viewed at www.cbt.org or requested from Debra Stewart at 1.800.505.8998 or dstewart@cbt.org. Résumés will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. PST, Monday, September 15, 2008. The Columbia Basin Trust supports efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic, and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency for present and future generations.

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Events WEST KOOTENAY WOMEN’S ASSCIATION Annual General Meeting. Wednesday, September 17th, 5-7 p.m. Nelson & District Women’s Centre, 420 Mill Street, Nelson (between Stanley and Ward) Please join us! We are also looking for Coordinating Collective members. If you are interested, please call Kathleen at 352-9916 THE PUBLIC IS INVITED to hear author Jack Hodgins talk about his novel “Broken Ground”, Sunday, September 21st at 11:00am at the Best Western. Admission $10.00 at the door, or tickets at Otter Books. Sponsored by the Kootenay Book Weekend. CLUTTER CLEARING for Health and Wealth. Feng Shui Design consultant illustrates how to clearing your stuff can change your life! Sept 18 from 6:30 to 9:30, $25.00 pre-reg. 250505-1113. BE YOUR OWN BOSS - Find out how at The Franchise Show, Canada’s largest ALL Franchise show September 27 & 28. Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. Visit www. cfa.ca

Free 4-500 AMP PORTABLE LINCOLN WELDER. Good motor, needs carb & weld motor mount. 226-7918. 27” SONY TRINITRON TV, with oaklook TV stand with rotating top and glass doors. 352-7006. HIDE-A-BED & microwave. 352-1794. FREE WASHER & DRYER. Washer works very well - a workhorse! Dryer needs heating element. Must take both. 354-0110. COUCH & CHAIR. Green & white stripes. 16 years old. Bauhaus. As is, where is. 250-359-6631. FIREWOOD: dry logs, you buck. Aluminum pipe from carport frame. 250-226-0087

Furniture WINE SHELVES, solid wood, 24x24x72”, $200. Free! Benjamina fig plant, 72h, 54 diam. 352-6086. CONVECTION OVEN (Commercial) as seen at grocery stores, with stand. First $3,000 takes it. 825-9536. OAK STUDENT DESK, excellent condition. $25. Phone 399-4478 SOFA & LOVESEAT $600 Sofa & Two Chairs $550 Antique Loveseat $400 Portapotti $75. 4 PIECE RATTAN LIVING ROOM set, floral cushions, great condition. $350.00 for all. Phone:352-4628 Antique glass/wood display case w/ sliding mirror door in back. Excellent condition. 600 obo.

Garage Sales 4321 CHATFIELD RD Crescent Valley. Everything up for sale, lots of interesting stuff 8am Sept 13-14. TOUCHSTONES NELSON is selling used building supplies, windows and equipment from the renovation of the former City Hall and other projects on Saturday, Sept 13, 9-2 at 402 Anderson St. Note: no artifacts are for sale.

Health & Fitness TREADMILL, wide track, $490 obo. Rowing machine Concept II, professional model, $290, 354-3444.

Help Wanted NELSON CHINESE RESTAURANT hiring 2 Contonese Cooks. Cook certificate, min 3 years experience. $17/hour, 40 hours/week. Fax resume (must code oc106) to 250352-5588. CONVENTIONAL MACHINE SHOP FOREMAN. Precision custom machining company requires company-oriented, highly motivated, well organized conventional machine shop foreman, team leader, team player, experience to lead and direct all conventional machine tool manufacturing and service operations. We offer: clean safe working environment; day shift; competitive wages; benefit package, pension plan, other benefits. Qualified candidate should submit a targeted resume to: R.P. Hawboldt Machining Limited, P.O. Box 248, Trenton N.S. B0K 1X0, fax: 902-928-1519, e-mail: rphawboldt@eastlink.ca FREE PHONE CONNECTIONS! Limited time offer! Super low monthly rates! Internet and long distance available. No credit checks, fast connections. Phone Factory Reconnect 1877-336-2274; www.phonefactory.ca. OPPORTUNITY - WORK FROM HOME. Windshield wiper manufacturer looking for sales people to work from home. Unique product, unique opportunity. Email: sales@heatflexx. com. Ph# 705-949-0067 or 989-4142714. www.heatflexx.com.

Home & Garden AUTUMN CLEAN UP. Raking, hauling, blowing, garden, fruit pick up. Call Nice Yard! Maintenance & Lawn Care at 250-509-1083 Craftsman Rototiller $300. John Deere mower, automatic, like new $2,500 250-229-4522

Lost & Found LOST KEYS, attached to a long blue Indian bead necklace. 805-722-5906

Misc. for Sale LEE VALLEY 18” ROTARY MOWER $75, water cooler $50, antique spinning wheel, works, $225, antique blanket boxes offers, all obo. 1-250353-2439. GARLIC, ORGANICALLY GROWN. Various types. $7/lb. Sunshine Bay Growers. 229-4364. WURLITZER PIANO, Lazyboy recliner loveseat, 16’ fibreglass lake canoe, wood frame sliding glass door. 250359-7622. DRESSER $100. Turntable $30. Glider rocker $50. Cupboard $75. China cabinet $125. Speakers $50. 359-7756. WHITE FRIGIDAIRE electric selfclean stove and high-end hood fan. Used 2 years. $395 obo 352-3235. 16’ CANOE “FRONTIERSMAN” $600. Electric concrete vibrator. 12’ car-top boat with 6hp motor $850. Compound hunting bow complete with arrows and case $285. Phone 229-4922 VINTAGE RECORD PLAYER/RADIO UNIT. 1940’s Grundig Fleetwood model. $300. 250-359-7942 PC, QUALITY CANADIAN MADE SEANIX DESKTOP, Windows XP, Intel Celeron, DVD, excellent condition, $99. 505-1102 TWO BRAUN JUICERS $10 and $5 each. 352-6762. FOR SALE, CSA Power Walk Plus manual treadmill, new condition. Phone 250-359-8103. HEAT & GLO gas/propane fireplace oak cabinet, thermostat, vent kit, fan demo. Like new. $800 OBO. 250227-9330. BIODIESEL FOR SALE $1.30/Liter. Highly refined, more power, better mileage. Limited supply. 250-226-6963 GARAGE/MOVING SALE Saturday, Sept 13th, 9am-2pm. Like-new, foodsafe commercial kitchen equipment & smaller items. #204-601 Front St. INFO: 352-4607. SOFA & LOVESEAT, $600. Sofa & 2 chairs, $600. Antique loveseat, $400. Porta-potti, $75. 229-4544. METAL EXTERIOR DOOR, insulated, white, 36, window at top, deadbolt, locking handle. $100 obo. 551-3833.


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WHIRLPOOL HEAVY DUTY Super Capacity washer for sale. Excellent condition, white $50. 250-352-0955 WASHER DRYER SET, good condition, white, free local delivery. $375. 505-2075. FIREWOOD, birch $200/cord, Hardi plank 60 pc khaki 60 sage, offers? 352-5663.

BALLROOM & SALSA DANCE Classes in Nelson! Both couples & singles welcome! No dance experience necessary! Ballroom Dancing on Tuesdays (Sept. 23-Dec. 9) Salsa Dancing on Thursdays (Sept. 25-Dec. 11) Beginners 6:15 p.m., Practice 7:15 pm, Intermediates 8:15 p.m. Preregistration only. $140 per person for 12-week session. 250-352-0013 FRIENDS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC informal listening and/or interactive soirees for music aficionados. 505-5583

JAZZERCISE OPEN HOUSE week September 15 to 20. Free classes! Prizes! Refreshments! Pass discounts! See www.jazzercise.com for schedule or call Melody 250-505-3437 ACTIVE, “TOOL” TRIBUTE BAND looking for drummer. Serious inquiries only, no opiated undertows please. 250-354-1451.

DATING SERVICE. Long-term/Shortterm relationships, free calls! 1-866-5128367. Exchange voice messages, voice mailboxes 1-866-573-0914. Live adult casual conversations- 1on1 1-866-5227131. Meet on chat-lines. Local single ladies 1-866-512-9083 (18+). ARE YOU LOSING a loved one to substance abuse? Our program has the highest success rate. Help is only one phone call away! 1-877-7827409; www.narconon.ca. ALPHA SERIES, Sundays at 5:30, Balfour Covenant Church. Contact 229-2301 or balfour@ecov.org for more information.

STUNNING IMAGES OF YOUR PRODUCTS for your advertising, website & promotions! Kelly Gilliam will photograph your products, location, & employees so you can create eye catching promotional materials and websites to drive business to you. Call 250-551-7378 or visit online: www.kellygilliam.com TRUCK FOR HIRE. Will do dump runs, moving, etc. Patrick 505-0612. PINE BEETLES STARTING TO INFEST your forest? Need some of your trees down for firewood? Feeling a bit uncomfortable taking it down yourself? Call Shaun at Phoenix Falling for your ground based tree needs. 354-7411. JUNK TO THE DUMP & weed whacking. Call me now. 352-3871. “I’ll do it.”

Misc. Wanted Stationary bike. 250-352-6065. CARPET & UNDERLAY 12’x12’, landscape bricks, plastic fencing. 250-355-2269. Lots of clean, good drainage fill needed in Ymir area! Leave message 250-505-0469. TRAMPOLINE with enclosure, prefer good quality and safe. Waiting to bounce at 352-1167. CARPET & UNDERLAY, framed mirror, bookcase for sale; wool for felting and spinning 355-2269. DRY FIREWOOD 1 larch 1 mixed, max 13 inch. 352-5567 USED WOODSTOVE in good condition CSA approved. Metal roofing good condition 250-357-9905. EQUALIZER HITCH wanted. Phone 250-226-7732.

Music & Dance SQUARE DANCING Thursdays starting September 18th. Beginners welcome. Phone Bob 352-6317

INTERESTED IN FIDDLING? Fiddle groups starting in September, for adults & children. Caroline 352-6154. SELMER BUNDY ALTO SAX, great condition, with extra jazz mouthpiece and ligature. $500. 352-7035. YBA 200 BASS HEAD, great condition, massive power & tone. $650. Ask for Harlen 352-1689. CD & DVD DUPLICATION, direct to disc printing and graphic design located in Nelson: www.shortyburns. com 352-BURN(2876)

BASS PACKAGE: 5-STRING W/ HARDCASE, 16W Amp, Digitech BP50 Effects Pedal, Patchcords $400 Like New 509-1941 CELESTIAL MUSIC STUDIOS: Piano lessons (Nelson), all ages, beginner to advanced. Qualified pianist (Royal Academy of Music, London) celestialmusicstudios@yahoo.ca 250-864-6780. CLASSICAL GUITAR & PIANO LESSONS in Nelson with Rita Deane (B. Mus., M. Mus.) Professional, experienced teacher, former Victoria Conservatory of Music faculty member. Daytime lessons available MonThurs. 250-352-0013.

THE GIBSON / EPIPHONE B-STOCK BONANZA at Eddy Music is here! 3 weeks only, September 15 to October 6! Significant discounts on SG’s, Les Pauls, Basses, and Acoustics! The first six Gibson guitars sold come with a free, limited edition watch! Eddy Music 488 Baker St., in Nelson. 250352-5224

Other TWO BUNDLES T&G paneling for ceiling or wainscoting. 1189 & 676 sq ft. $900 & $500 250-365-5903. BEAUTIFUL RECLAIMED FIR flooring from grain elevator in Creston. 1100 sq ft. $3000. ORIGINAL DANA DESIGN internal frame backpack, large size and in excellent condition. $200 obo.

Pets & Livestock PEKINGESE PUPS, 3 males, all shots, ready Sept 13th, $400. Call 825-0194. LLAMA [NEUTERED MALE] 8-10 yrs old, good with sheep, does not spit. $50. 355-2269. SALTWATER Fish/reef Enthusiasts: interested in sharing experiences, frags, possible club? Email saltyfish@shaw.ca. 304-3535. PEKINGESE SHITZU APSO cross puppies. Cute, faithful companions. Ready Sept 13th. All shots $375 825-0194

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MONUMENTAL Stone Works Custom headstones/monuments. Portable sandblasting. Cleaning and re-highlighting. Glass etching. Pet Memorials - proceeds to SPCA. 354-0988.

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NEED A CAR or truck? Good credit, bad credit. Want a Visa? #1 success rate. Delivery in BC and Alberta. www. drivehomenow.com or 888-501-1148. APPROVED AUTO FINANCING. www. credit-queen.ca. All makes, cars, trucks, vans & SUV’s. Turned down by bank? Needing a vehicle today? 200 vehicles online to choose from. Same day approval. Apply online or call Joanne at 1-866-602-3743, DL 5231. #1 IN CREDIT REBUILDING. Need a car, truck, van or SUV? Auto credit fast. Bad credit! No credit! Bankruptcy! Repossession! No problem. Call today and drive away. Call Stephanie 1-877792-0599. Free delivery anywhere www.autocreditfast.ca.

1978 HONDA TWINSTAR 185cc “very cool” $1000 firm. Runs great. 352-3914.

44’ HOUSEBOAT, full kitchen, bath, furnace, 5 double beds, large deck, slide. $22,000 obo. 509-0287. 21’ 10” CABIN CRUISER, 165 hp merc, rebuilt stern drive, excellent mechanical, $4,800, view Riondel. 250-448-6502.

BEST IN IT’S CLASS, 2000 22 foot Bigfoot travel trailer $19,000. Ph. 825-9201. Over 200 NEW & used motorhomes, diesel pushers, 5th wheels, trailers, vans, campers. Total RV Centre. Special RV financing. Since 1984, Voyager RV - Hwy 97, Winfield BC. 1-800-668-1447, www.VoyagerRV.ca

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1994 ACURA INTEGRA, 5-speed, red, 213,000 kms, runs excellent, CD, winter tires, $4300. 352-7615. SACRIFICE SALE, 2002 silver Mustang convertible. Auto, winter stored, excellent condition. Reduced price, $11,500. 354-1349. 1999 VW GOLF: Black, low profile tires, winter tires, great condition, Must See! $7000. 250-505-5075. 1989 TOYOTA COROLLA runs great needs muffler high km $900 obo 3523499 2000 VW Beetle TDI New condition, 190,000kms. 2 sets of tires, 6 disc. $13,500 Must Go!! 250-226-6963 93 HONDA CIVIC SI, automatic winter tires, sunroof, new muffler/radiator, alpine deck $4000 obo. 551-2748. PONTIAC 6000 1990. 173,000 km, 6cyl, A/C. Good condition. 8 tires. $1,800 OBO. Call Brian 250-352-0137 91’ VW PASSAT (Grey) 212,000 kms, great shape, good on gas! $2400 firm. 250-825-4540. WANTED SMALL GAS EFFICIENT or 4-wheel car in good driving condition. Max $3000. 352-5567 1994 ASTRO VAN, seats 8, runs well, 4 snow tires, $800 obo. 229-5315. 1998 FORD TAURUS WAGON, 170,000 kms, winter & summer tires, power locks/windows, a/c, $2500 obo. 352-9980.

Sleds/Bikes ATV, KAWASAKI 650 4x4, winch, mud lites, trunk, 3000 kms, recently serviced, $5000. 250-365-6967.

CLASSIC SPORTBIKE. 1980 Honda Supersport 750. Black with Honda fairing. Collector. $2500 250-354-9421 1998 KLR650, 35,000 km, lockbox, new brake pads, battery, thermostat, 65 mpg, $2900 obo. 825-9320. 2003 SKI DOO REV MXZX800, excellent condition, 144” track, low miles, fun & fast, $6000. 250-505-3497. 2003 CRF450 R,Street legal and plated. Very low km’s. Great Shape. Extra set of new tires and Size 9, A. Star race boots.$5200! 352-2709

CANOPY W/ROOF RACKS for older Toyota pick up (early 80s). $200 obo. 354-1865. ENCLOSED CARGO TRAILERS, both 7x14 feet, black 2006 $4600, white 2005 $3600, many extras. 250353-2072. SET OF COOPER DISCOVER H/T tires 265/70/R15. Decent tread $150 OBO. Must sell, moving! 250-509-0594 105 HP DIESEL TRACTOR. T800 Volvo. $6000 obo. 359-7922. F-150(‘97-2003) Euro projector headlight/signal set, $400, also power mirror set, black, $140. Never Used. 250-226-7127 SET OF 4 LOCK NUTS w/key (12x1.5), 12 mag nuts (12x1.5), all for $15. 365-3538.

Boats 18’ PROJECT BOAT. Fiberglass, excellent hull, rebuilt volvo-penta inboard; leg/seats/hardware need rebuild/installation, $100. 825-4256. 1991 18’ BAYLINER CAPRI OPENBOW, 90 h/p forse o/b, galvanized trailer, excellent condition $8000 226-7169

Trucks/SUVs/Vans 1986 CHEVY S-10, 2wd, four speed , 2.2 litre engine, cd player, $2500 obo. 359-8111, 551-9111. 1999 NISSAN FRONTIER, 5-speed, 4 cyl, regular cab, runs excellent, new starter, 265,000 kms, $4900 obo. 551-2143. 2000 DODGE CARAVAN: 135,000km, very clean, includes winter tires, wellmaintained, must see, $6000. 250505-5075. 1991 F-150. Low kms, 2WD, runs great. Winter and summer rims, $1500 obo, 505-4335. 1991 MAZDA B2200 P/U 120,000 km’s 4 cyl. Auto. New battery, tires, $2800.00 obo Ph. 352-6120. 1999 CHEVY TRACKER 4x4, 2 door soft-top, 5 speed, CD stereo, 85,000 kms. 27-34 mpg. $7,200/obo. 250354-0115 1991 XLT FORD EXPLORER 4X4, newer tires, brakes, hubs, etc. Runs fine. $1500. Ph. 250-229-5796. 2004 SUBARU OUTBACK, 126,000kms, 23000kms on engine, new brakes, dual moonroof, 6cd changer, $16900, 352-7185. 1995 NISSAN PATHFINDER. Heated seats, remote start, new winters, good condition. $3150. 359-6699. 1995 Eagle Summit Minivan. AWD. Snow tires. 255,000k. Runs well. $2,000 obo. 352-6436 1997 FORD AEROSTAR AWD. 135,000 km, good interior, powertrain, needs front brakes, tires. $1500. 352-9679. 1990 B2600 MAZDA TRUCK for sale. Excellent parts truck! Asking $500 obo. Must sell 226-6998. 1985 RANGER 4x4. New tires, battery, exhaust in last two years. Runs great! $800. 509-1239.

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THE CORPORATION OF THE VILLAGE OF SLOCAN NOTICE OF NOMINATION 2008 GENERAL LOCAL ELECTION PUBLIC NOTICE

is hereby given to the electors of the Village of Slocan that nominations for the offices of: MAYOR (one) COUNCILLORS (four) 3-year term -- December 2008 to December 2011 will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, at the Village of Slocan Office, 503 Slocan Street, Slocan, BC V0G 2C0 from 9:00 am Tuesday, September 30, 2008 to 4:00 pm Friday, October 10, 2008, during regular office hours - 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm excluding Statutory Holidays and weekends. Nomination documents are available at the Village office during regular office hours. QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE:

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria: • Canadian citizen; • 18 years of age or older; • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; • not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia or from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding office.

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MATURE, NON-SMOKING COUPLE SEEKING house-sitting opportunity in Nelson. Available Jan. and Feb. of 2009 or portion thereof. 306-8652384 or 306-865-7604. FREE RENT/HOUSESITTING, remote location, handyman, must love animals. long term. Info email wjamesallan@gmail.com or lallan@xplornet.com

WATERVIEW LOTS in 450 acre master planned community near Nelson. Fully serviced with underground lines. Private 260 acre park with hiking and biking trails. Community beach park. Great value starting at $135,000. By appointment only. Call Eroca Ryon -250-354-0309 Visit www.kootenaylakevillage.com for details 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATHROOM in a quiet location in Fairview at 407 6th St. 1000 sq. ft. & is renovated extensively w/new drywall, refinished hw floors, new appliances, 200 sq. ft. sundeck & garden. $279,900. Ph: 354-2007

Real Estate BRIMMING WITH POTENTIAL 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in good uphill neighbourhood with in-law suite. Recently upgraded heat and electric. $327,900 Call Trevor@NelsonRealty. ca 250-354-8409 CHARMING SALMO HOME in quiet neighbourhood close to schools and shopping. Many recent upgrades $218,900 Call Trevor@NelsonRealty. ca 250-354-8409 WATERFRONT TUDOR HOME with vaulted ceilings and generous room sizes. Bonus guest cottage could be vacation rental. $859,000 Call Trevor@NelsonRealty.ca 250-354-8409 THINKING OF SELLING? Get a FREE, no obligation market evaluation of your home. Call Trevor@NelsonRealty.ca 354-8409

Real Estate WATERFRONT LOTS in 450 acre master planned community near Nelson. Fully serviced with underground lines. Private 260 acre park with hiking and biking trails. Community beach park. Great value starting at $395,000. By appointment only. Call Eroca Ryon -250-354-0309 Visit www.kootenaylakevillage.com for details

TOWN HOUSE. How about this small gem? 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, lovely front yard, off-street parking. Nice backyard. Heated shop and lots of storage. New windows, doors, water tank and toilets. Up to date appliances, new tiles and trim. Close to schools, churches and bus stops. A must-see for $218,000. Phone 3522247 to view. 3 BEDROOM CHARMER WITH LAND. Bright & spacious renovated home in the community of Salmo. $259,000. Robert Goertz, Valhalla Path Realty. 354-8500.

Rentals LOOKING FOR something completely different? Several off-grid lowcost wilderness cabins at Peacemaker Village. 250-352-0684 or 250-354-9117. EXECUTIVE 2 BEDROOM W/DECK overlooking the lake at Nasookin. Fully renovated with bamboo floors and all new appliances. Mature, long term tenants only. N/S N/P $1400/ month. Rentals@NelsonRealty.ca 250-352-2100.

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Rentals Wanted ������������������������������ BLEWETT, spacious, furnished 3 QUIET WOMAN (into yoga and medi- HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER & daughPlease proof for accuracy then phone, fa bdrm main floor. Mature NS/ND/NP tation) looking to rent in Nelson Area. ter seek affordable 2 bedroom home �������������������������� in or just out of town. 352-3062. 5 km Nelson. Great yard. Available 250-777-0825. Phone: 250.354.3910 • Fax: 250.352. immediately. 505-2060. ������������ QUIET NURSE seeking 1-2bedroom BEAUTIFUL RENTAL available 8 min The Express is not responsible in Nelson, good references, phone Shared Accom. for an from Nelson. Co-share on 40 acres,

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NELSON 2 BEDROOM HOUSE, 5 appliances, parking, large garden, view, just remodeled, $1200/month plus utilities, no smokers/pets, available October 1, one year lease. Ph: 250-352-0433, Don. FURNISHED SUBLET, waterfront 505-8129. �������������������� micro-hydro on creek. Message 250LOOKING for one person, share cabin in Blewett. November to May. ADVERTISING A VACANT RENTAL? Uphill house. $500 per month plus 352-0974. $700 inclusive. Mature single occu��������� Answering dozens of calls a day? If you half utilities. 354 0982. pancy. 352-1209 SPACIOUS 1 BEDROOM, hospital are offering safe, affordable accommoLARGE ROOM IN BLEWETT. area. ������ October/November to May. dation, we may have the tenants you I am looking for someone to share Furnished, internet access, W/D, suit$750/mo. Call 250-505-1108. are looking for. Please call Bev from my 2 bdrm suite on Silverking Road able for student. $475 +util. Phone (10 min. walk or 1 min. drive to Nelson CARES at 551-3015. 1BR UNFURNISHED FLAT. Includes 352-1376. Selkirk College Rosemont Campus) fridge, 2 BEDROOM IN PROCTER on .42 acres. ����washer, dryer. N/s n/pets. WANTED: Economical studio space It is a beautiful brand new suite with �������������������� $660pm inc utilities.long lease. for a working potter.. prefer Nelson / cable Large deck, nice views. N/S, N/P, $950/ & wireless internet as well surrounding area, starting in the fall. as a washer & dryer! A person with Forkyu@hotmail.com month + utilities. Rentals@NelsonRealty. ���������� 352-2915. ca 250-352-2100 a vehicle would be ideal; also this I need a 1 bdr. apt. in Nelson. I’m person must adore dogs but not have BLEWETT - Large furnished room in ������� proof for accuracy then phone, quiet and clean, N/P and N/S, and any! Rent is all inclusive at $700 a family home. Internet, W/D, N/S, Please vegcan provide excellent references. Call month! Available Oct. 1/08 Please etarian household - phone 352-1376 fax or email with any changes or an Cara approval. Blake at (250) 357-2077 or call 250-354-7447 ROOM FOR RENT in friendly famOFFICE SPACE 1-2 rooms in comleave a message. ily home Oct 1. Uphill $400 Phone: N/S call 250.354.3910 • Fax: 250.352.5075 ���� fortable quiet 800 block Vernon St. 22 YEAR RESIDENT. Responsible, 352-9980. Parking available. Suitable for proclean, mature, requires 2 bedroom express@expressnews.bc.ca ONE BEDROOM furnished suite Email: for fessional/consulting/counseling. 354$500-$700/mo. Including utilities, w/d TIMESHARE FORECLOSURES— rent Oct. 1 at one mile on beach. 0976 (d) 354-4453 (e). save changes 60-80% off retail! resorts The 250Express is notfor responsible for any errors access, small deckor or patio. 354-0471 Inclusive @ $950.00 N/SN/P Please proof accuracy then phone, fax email with any or anBestapproval. & seasons! Call for free catalogue 354-4485. LOOKING FOR HOUSE to squeeze today! 1-800-597-9347. Browse after the client has signed off. • Email: AMAZING 1/bdrm furnished apart- Phone: 250.354.3910 • Fax:3 250.352.5075 roomies in for a few months. sales@expressnews.bc.ca hundreds of worldwide properties 3 BEDROOM WANTED for Nov 1/08 ment near downtown. Must see to odymer@hotmail.com online—www.holidaygroup.com/bcn. Express is not responsible for any errors after the client has signed off. in town. Khy 352-1146. appreciate. Single/working, NS/NP. The 1100/mo inclusive. 354-2093. KATIMAVIK HOME NEEDED. OctWest Kootenay/Boundary July. 3-5 bedrooms, rent guaranteed. 1 ROOM RENTAL in 2 bdrm house P.O BOX 3392, No pets, smoking, drinking, drugs, on Latimer in Nelson. $400 plus 1/3 CASTLEGAR BC V1N 3N8 parties. 1-877-570-0666 ext. 23 utilities. 352-6099.

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Lorne Westnedge & Drew Evans: THE TEAM THAT WORKS -- FOR YOU! Contact 250-352-7199 Lorne at: Lorne@rhcrealty.com Contact 250-505-2466 Drew at: Drew@rhcrealty.com Web-site. www.nelsonrealestate.com

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NOTHIN’ BUT BEACH

HOME, SWEET HOME

Ownership in corporate shares at Crescent Beach development. Exclusive use of site. Private slip in marina, 5th wheel trailer as-new condition on serviced site. Share in common areas, & beach.

4 bedroom Fairview home in excellent condition on large corner lot with views of lake & mountains and separate in-law suite. Oak hardwood flooring, Landscaped, garden area, near bus route.

$149,000

$415,000

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CRAWFORD BAY ACREAGE

10.5 acres of near level land w/development potential. Main house + commercial income buildings on property. In the heart of Crawford Bay. Highway access, room for parking, 2 wells on property.

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UPSCALE QUALITY HOME

5 bedroom + office, 3.5 bath executive home on just over 1 acre, 10 minutes to downtown Nelson in sunny setting. 2 fireplaces, attached garage and premium workshop. Finished on 3 levels.

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HOMES & GARDENS

Use smell to set the right tone for your home Most of my “Nest Building” work focuses on visual, tangible elements. However, attention to the sense of smell is also important in creating atmosphere, setting mood and evoking memories. Most of us recall at least one happy moment from childhood based on smell – grandma’s baking, the seaside, or a musty old closet full of treasures. A passing whiff of one of those triggers and the entire memory comes rushing in. You can create background fragrances in your home without chemical contraptions plugged into electrical outlets, or dry, dusttrapping bowls of withered petals.

Start by cleaning your home’s palate. Set out a small cup of baking soda, or vanilla extract to neutralize odours. In extreme instances, use an air ionizer. It generates negative ions that latch onto positively charged airborne particles, such as bacteria, mould, smoke, and allergens. Once bonded the heavier particles fall to the floor and can be vacuumed up and removed. There are many safe ways to refresh your home’s bouquet while fighting germs. Peppermint oil misted through a room on a hot, humid day helps us breath easier and feel cool. Lavender oil promotes relaxation. Herbal smudges have

Nest Building

Kate Bridger

been used for centuries. Try burning a little rosemary in an ashtray. Fragrant cedar is oldfashioned but enduring. A small cedar egg placed in your ‘smalls’ drawer is delightful. Use lemons for cleaning, or brew a few peelings on the stovetop for a fresh summery scent. My most recent discovery is crystallized amber. A small piece placed on a heating vent provides a sweet aroma whenever the furnace comes on. Smells are a subtle part of life that often go ignored unless they are conspicuously foul. But, don’t overdo it. A little scent goes a long way and takes root in our memories for the rest of our lives.

CHRIS SHEPHERD

Herbal smudges have been used for centuries to clear the air.

Kate is an artist and designer offering in-home consultations to help clients create optimal living and working spaces. If you have design questions, you may contact Kate directly at kbridger@telus.net or 352-4653.

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Native plant landscaping

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Kootenay Gallery of Art, History and Science, 120 Heritage Way, Castlegar The Land Conservancy of BC and The Kootenay Gallery of Art, Science & History is presenting a a free workshop with ethnobotanist Michael Keefer. Keefer will present a slideshow on the art of native plant landscaping, the wonderful world of edible and medicinal plants, as well as a brief discussion on fire ecology. A short walk on the nearby Selkirk College’s interpretive trail will allow for an up-close and personal look at what may be found in the West Kootenay landscape. This

workshop will end with a brief dialogue on how to keep edibles green with garden watering techniques such as drip irrigation. Keefer (MSc, PAg) is an ethnoecologist who specializes in ecological restoration, revegetation and ethnobotany. He has worked extensively with the Ktunaxa Kinbasket First Nation and helped establish Aqam Native Plant Nursery (renamed Tipi Mountain). In response to a need for education and community involvement in developing principles of water conservation and land stewardship, the Kootenay Gallery is developing a Community Demonstration Xeriscape Garden and Habitat Restoration project.

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FANTASTIC LANDSCAPE $660,000

Outstanding private 16 acre parcel on Kootenay Lake at Boswell: the perfect location for your dream retirement home. Great golf and fishing nearby in a wonderful community. About 350 ft of excellent and diverse waterfront with a beautiful south facing sandy beach.

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EXCEPTIONAL LANDSCAPING $799,000

Modest 4 bedroom 2 bath home, minutes from town. .53 acre property offers 86’ of sandy waterfront with boat dock. Other surprises on the property include 2 car carport, workshop, large 2 car garage, storage room, gorgeous sun deck and a wonderful yard.

SHORT ON SPACE? $675,000

Executive 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in the city that offers rural privacy at the end of the road. Open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, panoramic views of lake and BOB from multiple sundecks, double garage with huge driveway and fully landscaped yard.

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On a large city lot, this 3 bedroom and 2 bath home has been lovingly renovated. Entirely new kitchen, re-done bathroom, wonderful covered deck and brand-new flooring. Other features: garage/workspace, woodstove, kid’s play area and extra parking.

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SPECTACULAR $599,900

Enjoyment is the theme for the large patio off the back of the house, lovingly manicured the theme for the front yard and well maintained is the theme throughout the interior of this centrally located home with spectacular views. Come see all the features!

MOTIVATED SELLERS $565,000

These Sellers understand our present market and are motivated to move. Check out the price on this fairly new 3 bedroom home with an oversized 2 car garage, open floor plan, hardwood floors, sun deck and unobstructed panoramic view of the city and lake.

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